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News: Shields in Bloodborne 'Might Be Crap', Says Producer

Shields in Bloodborne 'Might Be Crap', Says Producer

Unblockable

Taking the time to answer some questions on the PlayStation Blog, European producer of Bloodborne, Jun Yoshino, has unleashed a few juicy details about the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive. For starters, the executive points out that shields in the game "might be crap". In other words, unlike its spiritual predecessors, Bloodborne's...

Feature: What Went Wrong with PlayStation Mobile?

What Went Wrong with PlayStation Mobile?

Totally immobile

Republished on Wednesday, 11th March 2015: Following the news that Sony's shutting down PlayStation Mobile fully, we've decided to bring this article back out of the archives. The original text follows. Originally published on Wednesday, 6th August 2014: Sony's smartphone strategy seemed so, well, smart a few years ago. While the...

News: Rockstar Robs the PlayStation Store with Latest EU Discounts, Plus Decent PS4 Deals

Rockstar Robs the PlayStation Store with Latest EU Discounts, Plus Decent PS4 Deals

No Wei

Mmmm, lovely discounts. Even those that usually refuse to even think about spending a penny on the PlayStation Store take a peek at what's on offer, just in case they've got a date with destiny. This week, the European store's discounting a whole host of PlayStation 3 Rockstar titles, including Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption, and...

News: Sony Hangs Up on Failed PlayStation Mobile Push

Sony Hangs Up on Failed PlayStation Mobile Push

Put out to pasture

It started out with a bevy of big indie names like FuturLab, Laughing Jackal, and Vlambeer behind it, but PlayStation Mobile has run out of credit. Sony announced overnight that it won't be publishing any more content following 15th July, and from 10th September, you won't even be able to re-download any of the titles that you...

Review: Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines (PlayStation Vita)

Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines (PlayStation Vita)

Boned by blood

Imagine being born as an adult, and then only having around two years to live; that's the terrible fate that awaits your cursed clan in Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines. But this depressing destiny doesn't just act as a backdrop for the story – it also forms the basis of gameplay and progression, as you work your way through generation...

News: PS4 Will Finally Spread Its Wings to China from 20th March

PS4 Will Finally Spread Its Wings to China from 20th March

Are you red E?

Barring any further final hour hitches, the PlayStation 4 will finally launch in China from 20th March. The console was all set to release on 11th January – the platform holder even held a press conference to confirm the date – but was pushed back for unspecified reasons. It'll be joined by the PlayStation Vita when it e

News: For the Love of God, Don't Let Your PS4 Controller Die While You're Playing Helldivers

For the Love of God, Don't Let Your PS4 Controller Die While You're Playing Helldivers

King of the bugs

We can't stress that headline enough: don't let your DualShock 4 run out of battery while you're playing Helldivers. According to reports that Kotaku received, users who let their controller die, and then plug it back in, can have their Helldiver replaced by a level 1 character. This apparently overwrites your progress,...

News: Today Only, You Can Get 10 Per Cent Off Games and DLC on the UK PlayStation Store

Today Only, You Can Get 10 Per Cent Off Games and DLC on the UK PlayStation Store

Code today, gone tomorrow

Well isn't this nice? Sony's released a code that cuts ten per cent off PlayStation Store purchases in the UK. You'll be able to use the code on games or DLC, but you won't be able to apply it to videos, subscription services, or pre-orders. Said code will only work until 23:59PM GMT, so you'll have to use it tonight if...

News: Lamborghinis Making a Beeline for PS4 Exclusive DriveClub

Lamborghinis Making a Beeline for PS4 Exclusive DriveClub

Italian stallions

DriveClub goes from strength to strength. Evolution Studios promised that it would be dropping a brand new video this week, and it's delivered with a timely clip of four new Lamborghinis set to join the release's virtual garage later this month. The Veneno, Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario, Huracán LP 610-4, and Gallardo LP...

News: PSN Gets Attacked Every Single Day, Says Sony

PSN Gets Attacked Every Single Day, Says Sony

"It's a constant battle"

Credit where credit's due: the PlayStation Network has been very stable these past few months. While there were regular outages over the holidays, we're yet to report on any significant downtime in 2015, which is, of course, the way that it should be. Spare a thought, however, for the engineers working hard to make that...

Rumour: PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Will Enable External Hard Drive Back Ups

PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Will Enable External Hard Drive Back Ups

Disk jockey

It's not mentioned in the beta's changelog, but it seems that PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 may allow you to back up your hard drive to an external device. A picture floating around on various forums shows an off-screen photograph of the procedure, which will allow you to move all of your applications to another place. This will,...