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News: Sony Santa Monica's Kinetica Racing to PS4

Sony Santa Monica's Kinetica Racing to PS4

Round the bend

Before the days of a certain irate god, Sony Santa Monica made a racing game called Kinetica – and it looks like it's coming to the PlayStation 4. The long forgotten PlayStation 2 title – heavily inspired by the likes of WipEout and F-Zero – has been rated for re-release on Sony's new-gen system by European classifications...

News: Ratchet & Clank's PS4 Reboot Is the Franchise's Fastest Selling Entry So Far

Ratchet & Clank's PS4 Reboot Is the Franchise's Fastest Selling Entry So Far

Qwark speed

It's topped the charts in the UK, Australia, and various other European nations – and now Sony has confirmed that the new Ratchet & Clank game is the fastest selling entry in the franchise globally. The title – which launched at a lower price than its predecessors – has scooped up a slew of accolades from both press and fans...

News: Sucker Punch Recruiting for Spectacular Sandbox PS4 Game

Sucker Punch Recruiting for Spectacular Sandbox PS4 Game

Spectacular, eh?

It's been quiet for over a year now, so plenty of attention is starting to be placed on Sucker Punch – the studio behind PlayStation hits such as inFAMOUS and Sly Cooper. Nobody really knows what the developer's up to, but its recruitment page does contain a few hints. According to a Senior Graphics Programmer listing its next...

Feature: PlayStation VR Musings Post PAX East

PlayStation VR Musings Post PAX East

It's everywhere

Dreaming up interesting hardware peripherals has been a challenge for decades now. Some, like the Xbox Kinect, are cool but bungled in execution; others, like the Wii remote, are gimmicky but capture an audience anyway. Innovation is not enough when it comes to add-ons – the experience needs to be exceptional as well. And Sony...

News: Uncharted 4 Will Score PlayStation's Largest Ever Marketing Campaign

Uncharted 4 Will Score PlayStation's Largest Ever Marketing Campaign

X marks the spot

Remember that post we made about Uncharted 4: A Thief's End advertising hoardings surrounding the Champions League semi-finals this week? Sony has now confirmed that its plotting its largest ever marketing campaign for Naughty Dog's latest – well, in the UK at least. The latest issue of MCV outlines exactly what it's got in...

News: Sony Has Now Shipped a Staggering 40 Million PS4 Consoles

Sony Has Now Shipped a Staggering 40 Million PS4 Consoles

Beast mode

PlayStation helped propel Sony to a very profitable financial year, with the company's operating income up 329 per cent to ¥294.2 billion (~$2.7 billion). The company's gaming division played a huge part in that, its own sales up 11 per cent, with profits doubling to ¥‎88.7 billion (~$819 million). For a snapshot of just how well...

News: Your Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Games Include Tropico 5, Table Top Racing

Your Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Games Include Tropico 5, Table Top Racing

God of War! LocoRoco! Bionic Commando!

Last month's PlayStation Plus update was rock solid – and Sony's assembled another decent selection for May. While some of you may be disappointed to learn that Watch Dogs isn't part of the Instant Game Collection (we told you it was fake), Tropico 5 is actually a strong substitute – namely because this...

News: A Thief's End Awaits Robbers Who Stole Thousands of Copies of Uncharted 4 on PS4

A Thief's End Awaits Robbers Who Stole Thousands of Copies of Uncharted 4 on PS4

The thirst is real

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End has been popping up on eBay these past couple of days, with sellers demanding up to £200 (~$290) a pop. This has prompted Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida to make a statement on the PlayStation Blog, stating that a number of copies of Naughty Dog's latest were stolen in transit in the UK,...

News: Is Sony Bringing Back The Sentinel on the PS4?

Is Sony Bringing Back The Sentinel on the PS4?

Platform holder trademarks new title

One thing that Sony's been doing lately is resurrecting old Psygnosis brands. Shadow of the Beast is set to release next month, of course, but it's also published the likes of Lemmings Touch on the PlayStation Vita. And one forgotten franchise that it appears poised to revisit is The Sentinel, a first-person...

News: Housemarque Confirms Local Co-Op for Alienation the Only Way It Knows How

Housemarque Confirms Local Co-Op for Alienation the Only Way It Knows How

Together forever

We think that PlayStation 4 exclusive Alienation is out of this world, but one drawback is the lack of local multiplayer at launch. Stephen Tailby mentioned in our review that Housemarque tends to provide stellar post-release support for its games, however, and it hasn't taken long for the Finnish firm to confirm that it'll be add