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Poll: What Did You Think of Sony's Pre-Tokyo Game Show Conference?

What Did You Think of Sony's Pre-Tokyo Game Show Conference?

Rate all those lovely games

Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference has come and gone, and although we hauled ourselves out of bed rather early in the morning, we're finding it hard to say that it wasn't worth it. After today's showing, we're becoming convinced that Sony has finally nailed the pacing of its pressers. The games just kept coming,...

Live: Watch the Sony PlayStation Pre-TGS 2014 Press Conference Right Here

Watch the Sony PlayStation Pre-TGS 2014 Press Conference Right Here

It's PS4 and Vita's time to shine in Japan

There ain’t no party like a PlayStation party – and the best thing about Sony is that there’s very little delay between shows. Hot on the heels of its Gamescom presentation less than a month ago, the platform holder’s set to invade Tokyo for an event dedicated to its Japanese fans. Join us from...

News: Vita's Next Firmware Update Will Let You Watch PS4 Livestreams

Vita's Next Firmware Update Will Let You Watch PS4 Livestreams

Snug fit

The PS Vita's upcoming firmware update looks like it's going to be quite a substantial one. Yesterday, Sony announced that themes were coming to the handheld that would allow you to customise your backgrounds and icons, but according to the official PlayStation Blog, there's more to the next update than just that. Indeed, it looks like the...

News: Sony Attempts to Lure The Female Market with a Light Pink PS Vita

Sony Attempts to Lure The Female Market with a Light Pink PS Vita

Here come the girls

While a splurge of new PlayStation Vita titles were announced at the pre-Tokyo Game Show conference, it's clear Sony has at least one of its eyes set on luring the female demographic to make the upgrade from the now defunct PSP. To help with this feat, it's announced the upcoming release of a special light pink and white Vita —...

News: Themes Aren't Just Coming to PS4, They're Coming to Vita, Too

Themes Aren't Just Coming to PS4, They're Coming to Vita, Too

Not bad

There's no doubt that the PlayStation 4 is in desperate need of some customisation options, but the PS Vita, meanwhile, is actually doing okay in that regard. The system allows you to group and move content around via its touchscreen, and you're able to set any photo that you have saved on the console as a background. Nevertheless, Sony's...

News: Watch as God of War Dev Santa Monica Studio Relocates to a Brand New Office

Watch as God of War Dev Santa Monica Studio Relocates to a Brand New Office

A new beginning

Whoever though that changing buildings could be such an emotional process? As you may recall, Sony Santa Monica - the studio behind the God of War series, as well as several other smaller delights - has been going through a bit of a transformation of late. First, the developer gave its logo a much needed redesign, and now it's moved...

News: The Last of Us Remastered Reloads with Two Treacherous Territories on PS4

The Last of Us Remastered Reloads with Two Treacherous Territories on PS4

More multiplayer maps added for free

You should be able to loot two brand new multiplayer maps for The Last of Us Remastered right now, which may ease any frustrations that you’ve felt over the title’s matchmaking issues of late. Based upon areas from the single player campaign, the Beach will favour long-range experts, as you pick off opponents...

Talking Point: Is Indie Becoming a Defunct, Dirty Word?

Is Indie Becoming a Defunct, Dirty Word?

Term worm

Indie is the video game equivalent of Marmite: a sector of the medium so divisive that it’s simultaneously culpable of both dismay and delight. The very website that you’re reading is evidence of that, but we’re not alone: scuffles and skirmishes more heated than the format wars themselves can be attributed to the increasingly...

News: You'll Get These Extras for Purchasing Destiny on PS4

You'll Get These Extras for Purchasing Destiny on PS4

Just to sweeten the sale

It feels like we’ve been writing about Destiny for an eternity now, so thank heavens it’s due out in a couple of weeks. In order to pad out the time while you wait, Activision has released a new trailer showing off the title’s PlayStation exclusive content, which will remain restricted to Sony’s machines until Fall...

News: Yay, PSN's Delayed Scheduled Maintenance Returns Today

Yay, PSN's Delayed Scheduled Maintenance Returns Today

Don't worry, you'll be able to play online

We suppose that we should give Sony credit for delaying the PlayStation Network’s previously planned maintenance after Sunday’s outage – even if it was only for a few days. The platform holder has announced that Monday’s postponed preservation period will now take place later today in both

News: PS4 Shooter Velocity 2X Flies for Free in September PS Plus Update

PS4 Shooter Velocity 2X Flies for Free in September PS Plus Update

PS All-Stars, Joe Danger, and more up for grabs

Take a deep breath and get ready to complain: the September PlayStation Plus update has been revealed. As this author suspected, FuturLab’s hotly anticipated arcade shooter Velocity 2X will be the headline addition on the PlayStation 4, where it will be accompanied by local multiplayer minigame...

News: PS4 Faves Watch Dogs and Sniper Elite III Discounted in European PSN Sale

PS4 Faves Watch Dogs and Sniper Elite III Discounted in European PSN Sale

Count the pennies

If you’re in the market for a new PlayStation 4 game to keep you occupied while you wait patiently for Destiny’s release next month, then you may want to take note of Sony’s latest PlayStation Network sale. While there aren’t a great number of discounted next-gen releases to pick from, Watch Dogs at £39.99 with an extra 10...

Guide: How to Get a High Score in inFAMOUS: First Light's Battle Arenas

How to Get a High Score in inFAMOUS: First Light's Battle Arenas

Play Fetch

One of the most frequent criticisms lofted at the inFAMOUS franchise is its relative lack of replayability, but superhero spin-off inFAMOUS: First Light attempts to solve that problem with a slew of Battle Arenas. Contextualised in the fiction as training facilities for the Conduits held captive at Curdun Cay, these additional missions...