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  • News BioShock Infinite Delayed Yet Again, Launches 26th March

    Booker DeWhat?

    Bad news: BioShock Infinite has been delayed yet again. The hotly anticipated first-person shooter will now launch on 26th March, as opposed to 26th February. Series creator Ken Levine confirmed the delay at a press event in North America earlier this week, noting that former Epic Games director Rod Fergusson planted the seeds for the...

  • News Crysis 3 Targets North American Store Shelves on 19th February

    Cloaked approach

    Crytek founder Cevat Yerli has augmented the company’s upcoming first-person shooter Crysis 3 with a 19th February release date in North America. The sci-fi adventure will fire into European stores a few days later on 22nd February. Last month, publisher EA Games revealed that pre-ordering the title at participating retailers...

  • News Sony: We Haven't Announced a Release Date for The Last of Us

    Walmart reckons it has

    Naughty Dog’s been agonisingly quiet about The Last of Us’ release date up until now, but a photo of an errant Walmart pre-order card may have broken the silence for the award winning studio. The image shows a voucher for the post-apocalyptic adventure, complete with a tentative launch window of ‘Spring 2013’. With the...

  • News Soul Sacrifice Sets Up Major Clash with Monster Hunter 4

    Fighting for the heavyweight title

    Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is either really brave or very stupid. The publisher has announced the Japanese release date for PlayStation Vita exclusive Soul Sacrifice – and it just so happens to fall in the same month as its main competitor Monster Hunter 4. The title's set to release on 7th March...

  • News Sony Debunks Beyond: Two Souls Release Date Rumours

    Indigo prophecy

    Sony has squashed rumours suggesting that Quantic Dream's upcoming PlayStation 3 adventure Beyond: Two Souls is set to release on 25th May in North America. The date was touted when a page updated with the information, but the platform holder has since admitted that the details were added as a mistake. “We have not...

  • News Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD Baffles Vita on 18th December

    Save your moolah

    After what seems like an eternity, the bizarre Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD will finally assault the PlayStation Vita on 18th December in North America. A European date will follow in the coming days, as soon as developer Just Add Water has ironed out some final details with SCEE. According to the studio, the curious...


  • News Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires Slices and Dices PS3 Next Year

    Another one?

    Dynasty Warriors fans will get another chance to chop down incalculable numbers of enemies next year, when the latest entry in the impressively large series swings onto PS3 in Western territories. The wordy Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires will be available as a digital download from 19th February in North America, and as a retail title from...

  • News Resistance Collection Invades Retailers on 5th December

    All Hale

    Insomniac Games’ stellar first-person series will get another shot in the spotlight this winter, when Sony fires the Resistance Collection onto North American store shelves on 5th December. The compelling compilation will collate all three titles from the alternate history franchise, alongside five different DLC packs. The bundle will...

  • News Jetpack Joyride Propels onto PSN This Week

    The backpack you always wanted

    Grab your crash helmet in anticipation, because Beatshapers is bringing Halfbrick’s mobile phenomenon Jetpack Joyride to the PlayStation Network this week. The title – which will be available on PlayStation 3, PSP, and Vita – sees you assume the role of down-on-his-luck salesman Barry Steakfries as he attempts to...

  • News Oh No, Sonic the Fighters Is Releasing Overseas


    Quick, cower behind your computer monitors, because the atrocious Sonic the Fighters is heading overseas. We think we’ve made our feelings fairly clear about the anthropomorphic fighter over the past couple of weeks, but just in case you missed them: this game is rubbish. The awful arcade release will be joined by the not-so-terrible...

  • News Sonic the Fighters Sours the Japanese PSN This Month

    Hedgehog haymaker

    SEGA’s atrocious anthropomorphic fighting game Sonic the Fighters will invade the Japanese PlayStation Network on 28th November, the company has announced. It’ll be joined by fellow Model 2 brawlers Virtua Fighter 2 and Fighting Vipers on the same date. The publisher has yet to announce a Western release date, but all three...

  • News PSN Rolls Out the Red Carpet for More Retail Releases Next Week

    Digital life

    We’re rapidly approaching the point where most new PlayStation 3 releases are available digitally on the same day as retail, but that hasn’t always been the case. As such, Sony has ushered the online arrival of a wealth of older titles in recent weeks – and that’s set to continue with Darksiders II, Kingdoms of Amalur:...

  • News Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Enters the Digital Arena This Month

    Ready to rumble

    Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is already available from the North American PlayStation Store, but that doesn’t mean that the digital release is not heading overseas. Namco Bandai has just sent us word that the tag-team fighter will flock to the European PlayStation Store on 21st November, giving you the opportunity to conquer the world...

  • News The Walking Dead Shuffles to a Conclusion Next Week

    Did you make the right decisions?

    The hotly anticipated finale to Telltale’s critically acclaimed The Walking Dead series will debut next week, the developer has announced. Entitled ‘No Time Left’, the episode will launch on 20th November in North America, and 21st November in Europe. It will mark the end of the current narrative arc, with...

  • News SEGA Paints Jet Set Radio HD onto the Vita Next Week

    Get some sleep

    As you’ve probably already gathered from the North American PlayStation Plus update, Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio HD is coming to the PlayStation Vita next week. The title was originally due out earlier this year, but was delayed due to technological challenges. Still, after a small hiatus, the cel-shaded extreme

  • News Planets Under Attack Invades the PSN on 21st November

    Prepare yourself

    Super secret PlayStation Network strategy title Planets Under Attack will launch on 21st November in Europe, developer Targem has told us. The game will be available in a trial and unlock format, meaning you’ll be able to test out the futuristic fleet management simulator before you spend a penny. The developer behind the...

  • News Dyad Dances onto the European PlayStation Store This Week

    Head rush

    Delayed downloadable racer Dyad will finally launch on the European PlayStation Network this week, developer Shawn McGrath has confirmed. The trippy title released overseas earlier this year to a slew of positive acclaim – but was delayed in Europe due to the developer's inability to orchestrate a global launch. In order to make up for...

  • News Find Out What Happens When Vikings Attack Next Week

    Answers at last

    Sony will attempt to solve one of life’s most enduring enquiries next week: what happens When Vikings Attack? The quirky Power Stone-esque arena battler will invade the PlayStation Store from 6th November in North America and 7th November in Europe. Purchasing the Clever Beans developed title will net you the game on both PS3 and...

  • News BioWare Deploys Mass Effect Trilogy from 4th December

    Make sure you Geth it

    In an epic blog post worthy of the Pulitzer Prize, developer BioWare has confirmed that the Mass Effect Trilogy will take flight on 4th December in North America and 7th December in Europe. That means that the first title in the series – which originally launched as a Microsoft published Xbox 360 exclusive way back in 2007...

  • News Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Readies Up on 26th March

    Bro science

    The masked protagonists of Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel will embark on their mission to clean up the drug-riddled streets of Mexico on 26th March in North America and 29th March in Europe. Pre-orders for the title will automatically be upgraded to the Overkill Edition, which will grant players with an additional three missions...


  • News Dead Island: Riptide Sets Sail on 23rd April


    Strange half-step sequel Dead Island: Riptide will tackle the undead once more when it docks North American store shelves on 23rd April. European players will have a few extra days to don their wet suits, when the title washes up on 26th April overseas. Anyone that pre-orders the soggy sequel from participating retailers will net an...

  • News Rockstar Games Confirms Grand Theft Auto V Release Window

    Pre-orders open next week

    After a slew of unfortunate retail leaks, publisher Rockstar Games has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V will release on PlayStation 3 in Spring 2013. The date had already been teased by a handful of promotional posters – but now the word is official. “Developed by series creator Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto V is...

  • News Feast Your Eyes on Some More Leaked Grand Theft Auto V Art

    Under arrest

    Grand Theft Auto V is definitely dropping in Spring 2013. A rogue employee at UK retailer GAME’s Brighton branch has Tweeted a handful of new images confirming the open world adventure’s release window. The pictures appear to depict sleeves for dummy cases that will be arranged around the store this holiday encouraging players to...

  • News Grand Theft Auto V Posters Reveal Spring 2013 Release

    Not long

    Grand Theft Auto V will launch in ‘Spring 2013’, according to a photograph of some leaked promotional posters. The displays – presumably intended for retail – show some new artwork, alongside the pest control image that was released last week. Game Informer magazine is set to run

  • News Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Reveals All from 27th November

    Hanging out

    PlayStation’s most popular Lombax will lay himself bare this winter, when Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault arrives in North America on 27th November. The fun size adventure will be available from both retail outlets and the PlayStation Store for $19.99. It’ll support full cross-buy compatibility, meaning you’ll only need...

  • News Anarchy Reigns Attacks Western Store Shelves Early Next Year

    At last

    That ear shattering roar you just heard was editor Damien McFerran celebrating the long overdue release date announcement for “groundbreaking multiplayer brawler” Anarchy Reigns. SEGA's just sent us word that the title will launch on 8th January in North America and 11th January in Europe. The Platinum Games developed fighter sparked...

  • News Arkedo Series Lights Up North American PSN Later Today

    Taste the rainbow

    If you’re a fan of the super stylish Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit, then you might be eager to learn a little more about what developer Arkedo got up to before it hit the big time. The Arkedo Series – set for release later today on the North American PlayStation Store – should answer all of your queries. Jump,

  • News Smart As Puzzles PlayStation Vita Later This Month

    Brain training

    Sony’s slick handheld head-scratcher Smart As will fill the PlayStation Vita with plenty of mind-bending puzzles later this month, the platform holder has announced. The game – narrated by Monty Python legend John Cleese – will test your mental muscle with a host of challenges based on four key areas: Logic, Arithmetic, Language...

  • News Ragnarok Odyssey Strikes North American Vitas on 30th October

    The bigger they are, the harder they fall

    Anticipated PlayStation Vita action RPG Ragnarok Odyssey will attack on 30th October in North America, publisher XSEED has announced. The game will be available for $39.99 from retail outlets and the PlayStation Store, but a $49.99 Mercenary Edition will also be made available. The latter will bundle a...

  • News Orgarhythm Taps Its Feet to the Beat from 23rd October

    Kooloo limpah

    For a platform that apparently has no games, there sure is a lot of content releasing for the PlayStation Vita right now. XSEED has just announced that its wacky rhythm strategy game Orgarhythm is set to join the party on 23rd October. The game will be available as a digital exclusive, and will cost $29.99. The release date adds yet...

  • News Guardians of Middle-Earth Travels to PSN in December

    Make sure you Baggins it

    Warner Bros’ poorly named PlayStation Network MOBA Guardians of Middle-Earth (sigh) will venture onto Sony’s digital storefront on 4th December in North America, the publisher has announced. A European launch will follow on 5th December, with a retail release planned for 7th December. In the UK, the digital title will...

  • News The Walking Dead: Episode 4 Shuffles onto PSN Tomorrow

    Decisions, decisions

    The penultimate episode of Telltale’s wildly popular The Walking Dead series will stumble onto the North American PlayStation Store tomorrow. Unsurprisingly, a European release date has yet to be confirmed – but the game is supposedly in submission with SCEE. If previous entries are anything to go by, don’t expect it to...

  • News Machinarium Puzzles North American PSN Next Week

    Drawn to life

    When Sony announced its “Spend $100, Receive $20” PlayStation Network promotion earlier this week, we pondered how it expected gamers to accrue such a sum. Of course, we weren’t privy to the outrageous October release schedule, which has been gradually growing over the past 48 hours. Joining the likes of Retro City Rampage,

  • News Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock Arrives on Vita Next Week

    Time lord

    It seems the titular Eternity Clock is running slow, seeing as Doctor Who’s arrival on PlayStation Vita is extremely late. Nearing six months since the PS3 release, BBC Worldwide has confirmed that the critically panned Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will arrive in handheld form next week. That’s 9th October in North America and 10th...

  • News Joe Danger 2: The Movie Races onto PSN Next Week

    Back in the saddle

    After a brief dalliance with the Xbox 360, Joe Danger 2: The Movie will finally speed onto the PlayStation Store next week, developer Hello Games has announced. The game will be available from 9th October in North America, and 10th October in Europe. It’ll cost just £9.99/$14.99. “We killed ourselves to make that...

  • News The Unfinished Swan Starts Its Journey Later This Month

    Once more with feeling

    Giant Sparrow’s emotionally engaging debut The Unfinished Swan will paddle onto the PlayStation Network on 23rd October in North America and 24th October in Europe, the developer has announced. PlayStation Plus subscribers will unlock early access to the title on 16th October and 17th October respectively. The game will cost...

  • News Retro City Rampage Travels Back in Time on 9th October

    Pull shapes

    Our agonising wait for Retro City Rampage will finally come to a conclusion next week, when the 8-bit interpretation of Grand Theft Auto hijacks a spot on the North American PlayStation Store on 9th October. For just $14.99, you’ll unlock access to both the PS3 and Vita versions of the title. A European release will take place at some...

  • News SunFlowers Grows onto North American Vitas Next Week

    Blooming brilliant

    The Game Atelier’s beautiful botanical PlayStation Vita game SunFlowers is blooming onto North American consoles on 9th October, the developer has announced. The flowery favourite released in Europe last month, prompting our positive review. The game plays a lot like Space Invaders in reverse, where you must shoot sunrays...

  • News Hellfire Games Concludes Construction on Home Tycoon

    Hardhats at the ready

    Hellfire Games has finished building its tantalising free-to-play construction simulator Home Tycoon. According to a newsletter from the developer, the game is set to launch in Europe and North America this week. You’ll be able to access it through PlayStation Home from 3rd October. For those out of the loop, Home Tycoon...

  • Rumour Retailer Lists Lightning Returns: FFXIII Release Date

    Possible placeholder

    Contrary to comments from Square Enix itself, Amazon UK has attached a 29th March release date to upcoming sequel Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. The developer recently revealed in a Famitsu interview that the game was only 30 per cent complete, but the mega retailer’s information doesn’t appear to corroborate with...

  • News Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD Vies for Your Vita's Moolah

    Steef learning curve

    The PlayStation Vita version of former Xbox exclusive Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD is almost complete, according to developer Just Add Water. The studio expects the title will release on Sony’s shiny new handheld by mid-November at the latest. In addition to the handheld port of Stranger’s Wrath, Just Add Water is also...

  • News Silent Hill: Book of Memories Opens This November

    Bookmark it

    Konami’s curious top-down spin-off Silent Hill: Book of Memories will spook European PlayStation Vitas on 2nd November, the publisher has announced. The game – developed by Double Dragon: Neon studio WayForward – will see you creating a character based on five different high-school archetypes: Jock, Bookworm, Rocker, Goth or...


  • News Derrick the Deathfin Dashes onto PSN Next Month

    Echo, echo

    Ambitious papercraft adventure Derrick the Deathfin is set to make a splash on the PlayStation Network next month, developer Different Tuna has announced. The title’s poised to dart onto Sony’s digital storefront on 9th October in North America and 10th October in Europe. It’ll set you back just $7.99/€6.99. The game promises...

  • News The Walking Dead: Episode 4 Awakens Next Month

    Stay sharp

    Hot on the heels of this week’s retail release confirmation, Telltale has confirmed that The Walking Dead: Episode 4 will shuffle onto digital storefronts at some point next month. The episode – dubbed Around Every Corner – has been penned by former PC Gamer editor and Book of Eli screenwriter, Garry Whitta. Apparently, the fifth...

  • News Grand Theft Auto III Jumps the North American PSN This Week

    Wayback machine

    Once upon a time there was a PlayStation 2 title that pretty much changed the state of gaming forever. Its name was Grand Theft Auto III, and you’ll be able to play it in its original guise via the North American PlayStation Network this week. This is the second time the open world classic’s been given a release date, so take...

  • News The Walking Dead: Season One Shuffles into Shops This Year

    Emotional rollercoaster

    If you haven’t purchased the digital version of Telltale’s critically acclaimed The Walking Dead series, then know that you’ll be able to pick up a physical copy from your favourite North American retailer as early as 4th December. Telltale Games confirmed the news on Twitter, nothing that, unsurprisingly, a European...

  • News DUST 514 Deploying Next Month According to Sony Executive


    CCP Games’ ambitious free-to-play PS3 shooter DUST 514 is almost ready to emerge from its year-long multiplayer beta. According to SCEA president Jack Tretton, the ambitious title is set to attack the PlayStation Store next month. The executive was speaking on FOX Business as part of an interview about Sony’s PS3 and Vita strategy...

  • News Final Fantasy III Completes Your Digital Collection Next Week

    Catch 'em all

    For a franchise wearing the name Final Fantasy, there sure are a lot of entries in the series. Most of those titles are available from the PlayStation Network – but there’s been one major omission for some time now. That’s set to be rectified next week, when Final Fantasy III travels onto the North American digital storefront...

  • News Persona 4 Golden Brightens Up Vita This November

    Next year in Europe

    Persona 4 Golden – the enhanced PlayStation Vita exclusive port of Atlus’ cult PS2 RPG – will hit North American store shelves on 20th November, it's been announced. The title will travel to Europe next spring, with NIS America handling publishing duties. If you can’t wait that long, then it’s definitely worth pointing...

  • News Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Steals Your Wallet on 5th February

    Pay day

    European gamers will have to wait at least a month until they can get their hands on Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. Sony has attached a 5th February release date to the light-fingered platformer in North America – and opted for an ambiguous March window in Europe. Honestly, we thought the days of waiting for flag-ship first-party titles were...

  • News Grand Theft Auto III Hijacking Hong Kong PSN Next Week

    Land of liberty

    According to PlayStation’s Hong Kong website, Grand Theft Auto III is set to hit the PSN on 25th September. The title was originally set to launch in North America way back in July, but was delayed due to copyright issues. Digital release dates in Hong Kong typically match their Western counterparts, so we wouldn’t be surprised...

  • News SEGA Confirms October Release Date for NiGHTS HD

    Sonic Adventure 2 also along for the ride

    The season of superb SEGA remakes will not end with the excellent Jet Set Radio HD. The publisher has confirmed that it will release both NiGHTS into Dreams HD and Sonic Adventure 2 HD on 2nd October in North America. Those of you in Europe will face a breathless 24-hour wait for the titles to sprint...

  • News New Little King's Story Marches into UK This Month

    Not far away

    Vita exclusive New Little King’s Story has already started its stroll from East-to-West, with publisher Konami confirming that UK gamers can look forward to playing the sequel-cross-remake as early as 27th September. The publisher previously confirmed a 2nd October release date in North America – so this is a rare instance of...

  • News New Little King's Story Stomps into North America Next Month

    Three people care

    Strange PlayStation Vita not-quite-sequel-but-not-quite-remake of Nintendo Wii smash Little King’s Story is marching into North America on 2nd October, publisher Konami has announced. The game – appropriately titled, er, New Little King’s Story – boasts a brand new storyline, online functionality, and enhanced Vita...

  • News Silent Hill: Downpour Drenches Japan on 8th November

    Gloomy outlook

    Publisher Konami has forecast an 8th November release date for Silent Hill: Downpour in Japan. The title launched in Europe and North America earlier this year to a mixed critical reception. The game will release as a PlayStation 3 exclusive overseas, presumably due to the lack of interest in the Xbox 360 platform. Silent Hill:...

  • News Wonderbook: Book of Spells Enchants Stores on 13th November

    New chapter

    Harry Potter spin-off Wonderbook: Book of Spells may not be the most obvious PlayStation 3 blockbuster of the year, but it’s clear that Sony has big plans for the augmented reality title. That’s been underlined by a North American release date of 13th November – right at the start of the gift giving season. The J.K. Rowling...


  • News God of War: Ascension Cuts Europe on 15th March

    Rise against

    Sony has finally announced the release date for God of War: Ascension in Europe. The title will slash onto store shelves on 15th March, just three days after its North American launch. The brutal action adventure will be available in two limited edition flavours. The unimaginatively titled Special Edition will include the game, a...

  • News Sony Serves Up Sports Champions 2 on 31st October

    Be the best

    Sports Champions 2 will move onto European store shelves on 31st October, publisher Sony has announced. A North American release date was confirmed last week. The PlayStation Move sequel boasts a variety of events, including boxing, skiing, bowling, tennis, golf and an updated version of archery. It will also allow you to design your...

  • News The Walking Dead: Episode 3 Stumbles onto PSN Today


    When developer Telltale Games said it was bringing The Walking Dead: Episode 3 to PSN “soon”, what it really meant was “very, very soon”. The studio has revealed that the next entry in its popular episodic series will hit the North American PlayStation Store later today. Unfortunately, the European release is in limbo once again...

  • News DICE Issues Battlefield 3: Armored Kill DLC Release Date

    Ready for deployment

    PlayStation 3 owners will get the first opportunity to cut through Battlefield 3’s upcoming Armored Kill expansion pack. The content – which includes several new vehicles and a handful of maps – will hit the PlayStation Store on 4th September for Premium members. Vanilla players will be able to join the action on 18th...

  • News Psychonauts Launches on PSN Next Week

    Naut but good news

    Double Fine’s memorable PlayStation 2 adventure Psychonauts is coming to the North American PlayStation Store on 28th August, platform holder Sony has announced. The unhinged adventure will launch as a bog-standard PS2 Classic, so don’t expect any fancy visual upgrades or Trophy support. There’s no word on a price tag just...

  • News Uncharted 3: Game of the Year Edition Hits Europe Next Month

    Worthy of its name

    The game of the year edition of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is set to climb onto European store shelves on 19th September, publisher Sony has announced. The repackaged title will include the original game, alongside four classic skin packs, two additional co-op multiplayer modes and six different multiplayer maps. There's no...

  • News Tokyo Jungle Confuses PSN Next Month

    Unleash the beast within

    Japan Studio’s utterly baffling PSN adventure Tokyo Jungle will hit the European PlayStation Store on 26th September, publisher Sony has revealed. The mid-week release date suggests that the title will launch as a digital exclusive, unlike Japan where it was also available at retail. That should probably come as a surprise...

  • News Sports Champions 2 Smashes onto PS3 on 30th October


    Sony has announced that it will serve up Sports Champions 2 on 30th October in North America. The PlayStation Move-powered compilation will boast a handful of new sports, including tennis, golf, skiing, bowling and boxing. It’ll also feature an updated version of archery. Unlike the previous Sports Champions, you’ll now be able to create...

  • News Anomaly: Warzone Earth Targets PSN on 29th August

    Death from above

    Anomaly: Warzone Earth will explode onto the European PlayStation Network on 29th August, developer 11 Bit Studios has told Joystiq. The title will arrive in North America at some point in September. The PSN version of the popular real-time strategy title adds local co-op and a new human unit called the Chainer. Exciting stuff,...

  • News Dead Space 3 Spooks PS3 on 5th February

    Hide behind the sofa

    Dead Space 3 will shuffle onto PlayStation 3 on 5th February in North America, publisher EA announced during its GamesCom press conference this afternoon. A European release will follow on 8th February. Those that pre-order the title from participating retailers will automatically be upgraded to the Dead Space 3 Limited...

  • News Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Grinds onto PSN on 28th August

    Learn to fly

    As promised, Activision has revealed that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD will kickflip onto the PlayStation Network on 28th August in North America. We’re crossing everything that the European release isn’t too far behind. The game mashes up classic stages from the original two Tony Hawk titles. It launched on Xbox Live Arcade last...

  • News Jet Set Radio HD Tags PSN on 11th September

    Get some sleep

    SEGA’s confirmed that it will paint Jet Set Radio HD onto the PlayStation Store on 11th September in North America. PlayStation Plus subscribers will be given the first opportunity to crank up the volume, with vanilla PSN members invited to the party on 18th September. The re-mastered Dreamcast classic will set you back just $9.99...

  • News Hell Yeah! Rolls onto PS3 on 25th September

    Dangerously attractive

    Arkedo Studio’s acclaimed PSN platformer Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit is set to take on the underworld on 25th September, a new trailer has revealed. A European release will follow on 3rd October. The game will cost $14.99. If you don’t know much about the SEGA published title, then, well, we wished we could help...

  • News Zen Pinball 2 Bounces onto PS3 and Vita This September

    About flippin' time

    Zen Pinball 2 is set to launch onto the PlayStation 3 and Vita this September, developer Zen Studios has announced. The cross-compatible pinball platform will be free to download, with trials for all 26 of the title’s tables available from the offset. Those of you that already own the original Zen Pinball or

  • News Konami Confirms Metal Gear Solid HD Edition Release Dates

    Tactical deployment

    Following on from the physical release of Metal Gear Solid HD Collection on PS3 and PS Vita, Konami has announced the release dates for the digital versions of the individual games. 21st August Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty HD Edition (PS Vita) Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater HD Edition (PS Vita) Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons...

  • News LittleBigPlanet Karting Takes to the Track on 6th November

    Box car racer

    If you’re still lamenting the closure of the LittleBigPlanet Karting beta, then perhaps we can improve your mood with a release date. Sony's announced that Sackboy’s set to hit the road on 6th November in North America and 9th November in Europe. The platform holder’s also revealed pre-order bonuses for the imaginative racer. In...

  • News Way of the Samurai 4 Swipes Its Sword on 21st August

    Dig out your kimono

    Upcoming action title Way of the Samurai 4 is set to sneak onto the North American PlayStation Network on 21st August, publisher XSEED has announced. The quasi-historical samurai adventure will set you back $39.99, and will feature full Japanese dialogue alongside English sub-titles. The game promises plenty of customisation, an...

  • News LittleBigPlanet Touches Vita on 19th September

    So soon?

    If you’re desperate to get your grubby fingertips on Sackboy’s latest pocket-sized adventure – well, you actually haven't got long to wait. Sony's announced that LittleBigPlanet Vita is set to release on 19th September in Europe and 25th September in North America. That's only a few weeks away! In addition to the somewhat surprising...

  • News EX Troopers Boosts into Japan on 22nd November

    High octane

    Capcom’s fascinating Lost Planet spin-off EX Troopers is set to glide onto Japanese store shelves on 22nd November, the publisher has announced. There are currently no plans for a Western release of the intriguing anime-inspired PS3 title, which boasts co-op multiplayer and a gorgeous cel-shaded visual style. Yeah, we're pretty bummed...


  • News Lights, Camera, Party! Brings Motion Madness to PSN

    Smooth moves

    We’re probably in the minority, but we love a good mini-game compilation. There’s something exhilarating about hopping between a host of madcap mechanics – even if the experience can end up feeling a bit shallow as a result. Frima Studio’s upcoming PlayStation Move-powered Lights, Camera, Party! looks to embody everything...

  • News Retro/Grade Rocks PSN Next Month

    Bring the beat backwards

    The oft-delayed rhythm-based shooter Retro/Grade will finally warp onto the PlayStation Network next month, developer 24 Caret Games has announced. The back-to-front arcade blaster will hit Sony’s digital storefront on 21st August in North America and 22nd August in Europe. For those that haven’t stayed up to date with...

  • News Grand Theft Auto III Hijacking PSN on 31st July

    Liberty city

    It’s time to step into the silent shoes of Claude all over again, as Sony has announced that Grand Theft Auto III will fire onto the North American PlayStation Store on 31st July. The open-world epic was referenced in the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast, in which the crew revealed that the PS2 Classic will set you back...

  • News Skylanders Giants Takes Flight on 19th October

    Bigger and better

    Activision’s next big thing, Skylanders Giants, will swarm onto UK store shelves on 19th October, the publisher has announced. Our local supermarket’s only just moved the last batch of interactive toys to the back of the shop, so we can't wait to be greeted by a fresh group of twee monsters every time we go to buy a loaf of...

  • News WizOrb Smashes onto PlayStation Minis Next Week

    Break out

    Beatshapers’ ace RPG infused Arkanoid clone WizOrb is set to smash its way onto the PlayStation Store next week. The title will be playable on PS3, PSP and Vita, though the studio is not sure whether the latter will be supported at launch. It seems Sony still hasn’t figured that out. The block buster will set you back $3.99 in North...

  • News Foosball 2012 Kicks Off on PS3 and Vita Next Week

    Flicking good fun

    You probably didn’t buy a PlayStation 3 or Vita to play a digital simulation of table football, but we bet you’re going to snap up the upcoming Foosball 2012 anyway. The Grip Games developed PSN exclusive is set to kick off on 24th July in North America and 25th July in Europe. That’s next week by the way. Brilliantly,...

  • News Street Fighter X Tekken Vita Challenges Europe on 19th October

    Gloves off

    Hot on the heels of last week’s Japanese release date, Capcom has confirmed that Street Fighter X Tekken will bring its breed of crossover chaos to European PlayStation Vitas on 19th October. That’s a full four days before the North American release, giving overseas players a competitive advantage. Well, unless you’ve got a...

  • News Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Lands 16th November

    Christmas presence

    SEGA's announced it'll launch Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed on PS3 and PS Vita in Europe on 16th November 2012. The air, land and sea racer features famous faces from favourite franchises like Panzer Dragoon and Jet Set Radio, set to return on PSN later this summer of course. Will you take SEGA's latest racer for a...

  • News Malicious Brings Delicious Combat to North America

    Fighting the good fight

    Sony has confirmed that Malicious will finally take the long trip over the Atlantic Ocean later this month. The beautiful PSN exclusive debuted in Europe earlier this year, but has taken a curiously long time to make the jump overseas. Thankfully, if you live in North America, you won’t be forced to wait much longer –...

  • News Street Fighter X Tekken Attacks Japanese Vitas on 25th October

    Crossover chaos

    After what seems like an awfully long wait, Capcom has confirmed that Street Fighter X Tekken will finally dragon punch its way onto Japanese PlayStation Vitas on 25th October. The game will be available digitally for ¥3,400 or at stores for ¥4,990. Enhancements to the Vita version of Street Fighter X Tekken include the ability to...

  • News PlayStation All-Stars Throws Its Weight Around on 23rd October

    Royale rumble

    You’ll finally get to find out who is the most powerful PlayStation heavyweight of them all on 23rd October, when PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale dragon-punches onto North American store shelves. Europeans will have a few extra days to prepare themselves for the mash-up of the millennium, with the title set to brawl its way...

  • News Don't Expect the Next Episode of The Walking Dead Until August

    Slow shuffle

    After some serious launch setbacks with its most recent episode, Telltale Games has warned anticipant fans not to expect the next entry in its massively popular The Walking Dead series to arrive until mid-August. The company explained in a somewhat apologetic blog post on the matter: "Although we can't give y

  • News Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition Hops onto PSN Next Week

    Licking toads

    Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition is set to run onto the PlayStation Network next week, Sony has announced. The exciting news was confirmed during the latest episode of the Official PlayStation Blogcast, confirming a 10th July release date for the Zombie Studios developed title in North America. Taking into account SCEE’s current form,...

  • News Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Drops Sooner Than Expected

    More than meets the eye

    Activision has, well, transformed the release date of High Moon Studios’ upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. The upcoming shooter will now roll out on 21st August in North America and 24th August in Europe. That’s a week earlier than expected. Just in case you missed it, you can check out the title’s latest...

  • News One Piece: Pirate Warriors Reaches EU Shores on 21st September

    Set sail

    The massively successful One Piece: Pirate Warriors will dock European stores on 21st September, publisher Namco Bandai has announced. The title will be available in three different flavours, including digital, standard and collector’s edition. You can check out some new footage of the game in action below. Looks, er, colourful, doesn't...


  • News Dungeon Twister Weaves onto PSN in July

    Twist and shout

    While Dungeon Twister is not the fantasy-themed party game for contortionists you’ve always dreamed of, it is a promising looking board game adaptation for PSN. The Hydravision developed turn-based strategy title is set to roll its first dice on 3rd July, when the title charges onto Sony’s digital storefront for $9.99. In the...

  • News The Walking Dead: Episode 2 Shuffles onto PSN This Week

    Just in time

    Telltale Games has just about managed to fulfil its self-imposed deadline, announcing a 29th June release date for the second episode in its massively popular The Walking Dead series. Sadly, the aforementioned date only applies to the North American version of the download, with a European release still yet to be nailed down. Are you...

  • News FIFA 13 Kicks Off on 28th September

    Ultimate edition

    If you’re still reeling from England’s premature exit from the European championships this weekend, then we imagine the last thing you’ll want to read about is football. Still, EA thought it was appropriate to reveal the UK release date for the upcoming FIFA 13 today, so here we are. Don’t worry, we keep seeing Ashley...

  • News Jeremy McGrath's Offroad Crashes onto PSN Next Week

    Mud slinger

    It’s time to get filthy, because 2XL Games has announced that Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad will slide onto the PSN next week. The arcade racer will run at an unwavering 60FPS in full 1080p resolution. It promises a full single-player campaign mode with vehicle unlocks, in addition to an eight-player online multiplayer component with...

  • News Quantum Conundrum Teases Your Brainbox on 10th July

    Swift turnaround

    Quantum Conundrum – the next title from Portal creator Kim Swift – is set to quiz the PlayStation Network on 10th July in North America. A European release will follow on 11th July. Like Portal the game plays out from a first-person perspective, but sees you manipulating the properties of objects in order to progress. One...

  • News Rainbow Moon Eclipses US PlayStation Store on 10th July

    One small step for PSN

    Following our previous Rainbow Moon update, there’s been much anticipation for a US release date. Thankfully, we can finally confirm that the strategy RPG will touch down in North America on 10th July. It’ll set you back a tempting $14.99. Are you planning on taking a trip to the colourful rock?

  • News DOOM 3: BFG Edition Invades Store Shelves on 16th October

    Hell on Earth

    Bethesda’s clearly not worried about getting gobbled up by Resident Evil 6 and Assassin’s Creed III, as it’s announced a 16th October release date for the DOOM 3: BFG Edition in North America. Those of you in Europe will get an additional three days to prepare for the apocalypse, with the HD re-master scheduled to release on 19th...

  • News Anarchy Reigns Attacks the West in Q1 2013

    Holding back

    Platinum Games’ arena brawler Anarchy Reigns was originally scheduled to release any time now. But while the game will still arrive in Japan early next month, those of you in North America and Europe will have to wait until Q1 2013. SEGA announced the news on Twitter, informing an eager fan that the game’s release had been...

  • News The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy Storms UK Stores on 29th June

    Fashionably late

    The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy has finally gone gold, Sony has announced. The title was originally set to release in early June, but was delayed for undisclosed reasons. Nevertheless, it’s now finally ready for a 27th June launch in mainland Europe and 29th June release in the UK. The game’s set to arrive in North America later...

  • News PSN Exclusive Rainbow Moon Rises in July

    Over the moon

    SideQuest Studios’ hearty-looking PSN strategy RPG Rainbow Moon is set to talk tactics on 4th July in Europe, publisher Eastasiasoft has announced. The game will set you back £9.99, with a North American release scheduled soon after. If the promise of a 40-hour downloadable adventure wasn’t enough to get your blood pumping,...

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