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Review: The Last of Us: Left Behind (PlayStation 3)

The Last of Us: Left Behind (PlayStation 3)

Girls just want to have fun

There was a lot to like about The Last of Us’ core campaign. Naughty Dog’s survival horror opus was not only successful in pushing the limits of the ageing PlayStation 3 from a pure hardware perspective, but it also exceeded expectations from a narrative stance, too. Where other developers stumble, the Californian...

News: MLB 14 The Show Batted Back into May 2014 on PlayStation 4

MLB 14 The Show Batted Back into May 2014 on PlayStation 4

Strike two

Sony San Diego needs a little more time to bowl you over with MLB 14 The Show on the PlayStation 4. Following a press event in North America this week, the developer has revealed that the inaugural next-gen iteration in its critically acclaimed baseball simulation will not arrive until May 2014 – a month or so after the game takes a...

News: Over in Japan, the PS4 Launch Is an Excuse for One Hell of a Party

Over in Japan, the PS4 Launch Is an Excuse for One Hell of a Party

Play and peace

There’s little over a week to go until the PlayStation 4 officially deploys in Japan, and that means that platform holder Sony is starting to put its launch marketing campaign into gear. Fresh from cruelly teasing Eastern gamers earlier in the year, this brand new commercial makes the next-gen console’s release look like an excuse...

Weirdness: This PS4 Owner Managed to Get a 21 Year PS Plus Subscription for Free

This PS4 Owner Managed to Get a 21 Year PS Plus Subscription for Free

Do not try this at home

You may recall that Sony has been offering 14 day free trials for subscription service PlayStation Plus to new PlayStation 4 owners as a means of demonstrating its value. Well, it seems that, as always, one devious fan has found a way to twist this act of goodwill for his own personal gain. Speaking to VG247, the errant...

News: inFAMOUS: Second Son's Cast Will Carry the Weight of Your Actions

inFAMOUS: Second Son's Cast Will Carry the Weight of Your Actions

Strong shoulders

Ethics have always played a pivotal part in Sucker Punch’s superhero series, but upcoming PlayStation 4 sequel inFAMOUS: Second Son will attempt to up the stakes by making you the architect of the entire cast's moral compass. Take protagonist Delsin Rowe down a dark path, and supporting stars such as the feisty Fetch will end up...

News: PS Vita Exclusive Tearaway Acknowledged At Last in BAFTA Nominations

PS Vita Exclusive Tearaway Acknowledged At Last in BAFTA Nominations

The Last of Us also on point

Paper-based platformer Tearaway was assembled in the picturesque British town of Guildford, so it’s perhaps not overly surprising to see it recognised in this year’s BAFTA awards. Still, the underappreciated adventure has excelled a little more than even we expected, accruing an incredible eight nominations across...

Weirdness: Ew, Seattle's Gross Wall of Gum Makes Its Way into PS4's inFAMOUS: Second Son

Ew, Seattle's Gross Wall of Gum Makes Its Way into PS4's inFAMOUS: Second Son

Con-chew it

In addition to being an ace looking superhero escapade, inFAMOUS: Second Son is starting to sound a little bit like a tribute to developer Sucker Punch’s hometown. Not content with scanning the likenesses of real Seattle residents to populate the virtual streets of the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive, the studio has also...

News: PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

Add to basket

At a recent press event, Sony revealed that almost half of all purchases on the PlayStation Vita are digital. SCEA executive John Koller released the snippet, stating that 48 per cent of the handheld's games are purchased through the PlayStation Store. Although he didn't reveal the same figures for the PlayStation 4, the suit did say...

News: No Heroes Allowed Turns To Puzzles In New Vita Adventure

No Heroes Allowed Turns To Puzzles In New Vita Adventure

It's free-to-play, too

No Heroes Allowed may not invoke many memories, but you may remember the niche PSP dungeon builder Holy Invasion of Privacy Badman, What did I do to deserve this?, and although their titles may be different, they are indeed a part of the same family of weirdly wonderful games, with the freshly announced No Heroes Allowed: No...

News: Nariko Slashing Her Way into Our Hearts in New Heavenly Sword Movie Trailer

Nariko Slashing Her Way into Our Hearts in New Heavenly Sword Movie Trailer

This is why Nariko is a badass

The previously announced film adaptation of the hack-and-slash PlayStation 3 game Heavenly Sword now has a new trailer. The last promotional video highlighted the narrative of the movie, while this one cuts that in favour of a focus on heroine Nariko. There is lots of action in this clip, with the narrator exclaiming:...