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News: Sony Wants to Amplify Indie Scene in Japan

Sony Wants to Amplify Indie Scene in Japan

Bold goals

Indie games represent a gigantic part of the market in Europe and North America right now, but they're less popular in Japan. We're starting to see developers like Yu Suzuki, Keiji Inafune, and Koji Igarashi break away from big publishers in order to go it alone, but these examples are rare. Speaking at the BitSummit convention in...

News: The Campaign for a Better PSN Continues

The Campaign for a Better PSN Continues

Make your voice heard

People exaggerate a lot when it comes to the PlayStation Network, but there's absolutely no doubt that the service could be better. You may recall that earlier in the year we reported on a movement among users regarding the demand for a Better PSN – well, the initiative hasn't fizzled out. Fans have created a new website in...

News: French Magazine Honours PS4's Incredible E3 2015

French Magazine Honours PS4's Incredible E3 2015

The greatest of all time

Not everyone was as jazzed as us at Sony's incredible E3 2015 press conference, but those born during a certain era will have understood the significance of the event. At times, the platform holder's media briefing bordered on fan fiction, with The Last Guardian, Shenmue III, and Final Fantasy VII Remake all appearing during...

News: Media Molecule Dreaming Up Dreams Beta Trial for PS4

Media Molecule Dreaming Up Dreams Beta Trial for PS4

Expect more details at Paris Games Week

There's still some confusion over what Dreams actually is. Media Molecule's brand new project was officially announced at E3 2015 and received a mixed response; the Guildford-based developer was intentionally vague about the title, and that's perhaps resulted in some scepticism around the web. However, it...

News: The Teen Who Ruined PS4's Christmas Narrowly Avoids Jail

The Teen Who Ruined PS4's Christmas Narrowly Avoids Jail

Convicted of over 50,000 computer crimes

Do you remember when the PlayStation Network went down? No, we don't mean last night – we're talking about the last major outage, which occurred over Christmas. Sony's servers were down for days, and while the whole sorry affair was good for our traffic ticker, it didn't exactly reflect well on the platform...

News: PS4 Exclusives Sweep the E3 Game Critics Awards

PS4 Exclusives Sweep the E3 Game Critics Awards

Fallout 4 walks away with Best of Show, though

Sony's first-party may have been underfire since the launch of the PlayStation 4, but it looks like its network of Worldwide Studios still has the Midas touch among critics – the Japanese giant walked away with no less than four Game Critics Awards at this year's E3, with Uncharted 4: A Thief's End...

News: It Sounds Like the PSN's Having Trouble

It Sounds Like the PSN's Having Trouble

Here we go again

Can't sign into the PlayStation Network? Is the PlayStation Store unavailable? If the reports that we're getting sent are accurate, Sony's network is having some issues – but the company is aware. Follow us on Twitter for more updates on the ongoing PSN issues According to the PSN's status page, you may have trouble getting...

News: Behold Destiny: The Taken King's Limited Edition PS4

Behold Destiny: The Taken King's Limited Edition PS4

Classy

Sony's really pushing Destiny's big September expansion, The Taken King. So much so, that the release is actually getting its own limited edition PlayStation 4, along with a more standard bundle. First off, the themed, 500GB white console sports an elegant design, and comes with Destiny: The Taken King Legendary Edition, which boasts the...

News: Helldivers: Super-Earth Ultimate Edition Blasts into Brick and Mortar Stores

Helldivers: Super-Earth Ultimate Edition Blasts into Brick and Mortar Stores

Masters of the market

Helldivers, the Arrowhead developed isometric smash for all three flagship PlayStation formats, has been such a success on the PlayStation Store that it's receiving a retail release next month. Helldivers: Super-Earth Ultimate Edition will come with the original PlayStation 4 game on Blu-ray, as well as downloadable vouchers...

News: Journey's Got a Confirmed Release Date on PS4 and It's Cross-Buy

Journey's Got a Confirmed Release Date on PS4 and It's Cross-Buy

Cue chirping noises

As per yesterday's leak, Journey is finally coming to PlayStation 4 this month. The indie masterpiece has received a confirmed 21st July release date, along with a brand new trailer. We're sure the best part for many of you, though, will be that the new-gen port will be cross-buy compatible, meaning that if you bought the game...

Soapbox: I Decided to Show My Family Uncharted 4's Incredible Gameplay Demo

I Decided to Show My Family Uncharted 4's Incredible Gameplay Demo

Quality time

You've all seen the Uncharted 4: A Thief's End E3 2015 gameplay demo by now - or at least, I hope that you have. When I was sat here with editor Sammy Barker, watching Sony's press conference live at 3AM, our already tired brains had been battered by the wealth of megatons that the Japanese company had casually paraded out on stage as...

News: Take a Closer Look at the Nintendo PlayStation

Take a Closer Look at the Nintendo PlayStation

True treasure

You've all seen – and angrily commented on – our story about the Nintendo PlayStation, but how would you like to take a closer look at the cancelled console? The prototype platform's owner, Dan Diebold, has uploaded a video on YouTube showing off the disc-based device, which was conceived as part of a poisoned partnership between...

News: Remove Your Eye Patch and Ogle Metal Gear Solid V's Special PS4

Remove Your Eye Patch and Ogle Metal Gear Solid V's Special PS4

Bionic beauty

Wondered how that limited edition Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 looks in the flesh? Konami has released a video showing off the Diamond Dogs branded gun metal and rust coloured box, and it definitely looks classier close-up. We're particularly fond of the limited edition DualShock 4, which should be sold separately...