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Store Update: 4th August 2015 (Europe)

4th August 2015 (Europe)

The calm before the storm

Barring a few downloadable titles, it's slim pickings this week on the European PlayStation Store. Galak-Z is the headline PlayStation 4 act, while Submerged also sloshes onto Sony's latest console, but other than that, there really isn't much to write home about. In fact, this is probably one of the smallest updates that...

News: Sounds Like PS4 Exclusive DriveClub's Getting New Music

Sounds Like PS4 Exclusive DriveClub's Getting New Music

Splash wave

Historically, Evolution Studios has a pretty good track record when it comes to soundtracks. This author was particularly fond of MotorStorm: Apocalypse's music, which employed remixes of an original orchestral theme. DriveClub's a massive disappointment in that department, however – even if its engine sounds make up for the lack of...

News: It's the End of the World in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Launch Trailer

It's the End of the World in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Launch Trailer

PS4 exclusive ushers the apocalypse

It's the end of the world in PlayStation 4 exclusive Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, and you're free to explore what remains of a deserted Shropshire village. This vision of the apocalypse may lack fire and brimstone, but the launch trailer embedded below depicts just how harrowing things can be when a settlement...

News: PlayStation Now Subscriptions Shrunk Down to PS Vita

PlayStation Now Subscriptions Shrunk Down to PS Vita

Not entirely forgotten

PlayStation Now has proven to be something of an anti-climax we suppose. Don't get us wrong, the technology is impressive, but Sony's struggled to stumble upon a business model that makes sense for both the company and consumers, and that's dampened the enthusiasm for the service somewhat. Plus, that whole backwards...

News: Sony's Got Some Good Stuff Lined Up for Gamescom 2015

Sony's Got Some Good Stuff Lined Up for Gamescom 2015

Third-party partners picking up the slack

It's a bit of a weird week here at Push Square Towers to be honest. We're on red alert ahead of Gamescom 2015, but with the curtain literally just closing on E3 2015, we're not quite sure how busy we're going to be. Furthering our uncertainty is the fact that Sony's delayed its annual European press...

News: Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection's Nabbing a Special Edition on PS4

Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection's Nabbing a Special Edition on PS4

Should have come with a fake moustache

Yes, you read that right - it's time for remastered titles to get their very own collector's editions. Due to release on the 9th October in the UK and on the 7th October in Europe, Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection's special edition makes for a neat little package. Consisting of a steel case, some...

News: Gravity Rush Testers Requested on Reddit

Gravity Rush Testers Requested on Reddit

Kat's got the cream

Could there be Gravity Rush news around the corner? Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida hinted at E3 that he had played the latest entry in Keiichiro Toyama's topsy-turvy series, and now a mysterious Reddit post has appeared requesting beta testers in California. While the post seems suspect, a legit company named

News: Development on PS4 Teen Horror Until Dawn Is Done

Development on PS4 Teen Horror Until Dawn Is Done

Like, OMG

PlayStation 4 spook-'em-up Until Dawn is shadowing Tearaway Unfolded to a manufacturing facility, as developer Supermassive Games has confirmed that the teen horror has gone gold. The story-driven adventure – described by yours truly as PlayStation's next best worst game – sees you take control of a roster of randy teenagers, who are...

News: PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Passes Two Million Sales Milestone

PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Passes Two Million Sales Milestone

How fast do you wanna go?

A hearty congratulations to DriveClub, which has officially sold two million units to date. Despite being subject to some pretty dark times over the past couple of years, the PlayStation 4 exclusive racer has proven pretty darn successful, achieving the abovementioned milestone prior to the release of its long-awaited...

Weirdness: This Is the Jak & Daxter Sequel You'll Never Play

This Is the Jak & Daxter Sequel You'll Never Play

Jak the lad

It's no secret that Naughty Dog started work on a new Jak & Daxter game for the PlayStation 3. The developer has spoken openly about this over the years, explaining that it spent a lot of time prototyping new ideas, before eventually opting to create The Last of Us instead. "We were questioning ourselves: were we doing this for...

News: You Won't Be Able to Pick Your PS4 PlayStation Plus Freebies Every Month

You Won't Be Able to Pick Your PS4 PlayStation Plus Freebies Every Month

Vote to Play will appear at regular intervals

Sony wasn't ready to announce Vote to Play, as today's rudimentary PlayStation Blog post on the addition displays. Still, it couldn't exactly shy away from the reveal after our report yesterday, so it's shed a little more light on how things will work. For those out of the loop, the forthcoming feature...

News: This Bloodborne Statue Is Devilishly Detailed

This Bloodborne Statue Is Devilishly Detailed

Bloody expensive, though

As the old saying goes, the devil is in the detail, and this is certainly true of Bloodborne's latest piece of merchandise. Two slightly different 32cm statues are available to pre-order in Japan from Gecco, but they each cost a whopping $300 or so. One model is tinted with a splash of blood, while the other appears to be a...

News: Sony Boasts About Brilliant British PS4 Sales

Sony Boasts About Brilliant British PS4 Sales

System's been on top for six months straight now

While we know that the PlayStation 4's crushing its console competition globally, the UK – along with the US – is typically touted as a region where things are a little closer. On the back of today's financial report, however, the platform holder has boasted that it's been on top for six months...

Rumour: SCEE Promotion Dates Big PS4 Games

SCEE Promotion Dates Big PS4 Games

But everything is TBA 2016

An interesting SCEE ad has emerged on Twitter this evening, attaching rough release windows to a bunch of upcoming PlayStation 4 titles. Sony's been running these promotions in European magazines for a little while now, boasting about the strength of its box's software lineup with just a giant list of launch dates. But...

News: August's PlayStation Plus Freebies Feature Lara Croft, Limbo, and God of War

August's PlayStation Plus Freebies Feature Lara Croft, Limbo, and God of War

Here we go again

The PlayStation Plus hype train has finally entered the station. August's selection includes Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris on PlayStation 4, as well as atmospheric adventure Limbo. Cross-buy titles Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones and Sound Shapes add some meat to the offering across all three Sony platforms, while the ageing...