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News: PS4 Shooter Velocity 2X Flies for Free in September PS Plus Update

PS4 Shooter Velocity 2X Flies for Free in September PS Plus Update

PS All-Stars, Joe Danger, and more up for grabs

Take a deep breath and get ready to complain: the September PlayStation Plus update has been revealed. As this author suspected, FuturLab’s hotly anticipated arcade shooter Velocity 2X will be the headline addition on the PlayStation 4, where it will be accompanied by local multiplayer minigame...

News: PS4 Faves Watch Dogs and Sniper Elite III Discounted in European PSN Sale

PS4 Faves Watch Dogs and Sniper Elite III Discounted in European PSN Sale

Count the pennies

If you’re in the market for a new PlayStation 4 game to keep you occupied while you wait patiently for Destiny’s release next month, then you may want to take note of Sony’s latest PlayStation Network sale. While there aren’t a great number of discounted next-gen releases to pick from, Watch Dogs at £39.99 with an extra 10...

Guide: How to Get a High Score in inFAMOUS: First Light's Battle Arenas

How to Get a High Score in inFAMOUS: First Light's Battle Arenas

Play Fetch

One of the most frequent criticisms lofted at the inFAMOUS franchise is its relative lack of replayability, but superhero spin-off inFAMOUS: First Light attempts to solve that problem with a slew of Battle Arenas. Contextualised in the fiction as training facilities for the Conduits held captive at Curdun Cay, these additional missions...

Review: inFAMOUS: First Light (PlayStation 4)

inFAMOUS: First Light (PlayStation 4)

Fetching

The problem with inFAMOUS: Second Son was that it ended too quickly: Sucker Punch’s supercharged pseudo sequel was over in a flash, leaving many of its fans wanting more. inFAMOUS: First Light attempts to solve that problem, recharging with a new playable character, storyline, and some fresh powers – but does it burn brightly, or...

Review: CounterSpy (PlayStation 4)

CounterSpy (PlayStation 4)

From Russia with regret

CounterSpy is a strange beast. Developed by fledgling studio Dynamighty, it's an ambitious game that strives to bridge the gap between 2D and 3D stealth, while also attempting to juggle randomly generated levels. And while it plays host to some truly unique mechanics, and consistently brilliant presentation, it's...

News: No Personal Information Has Been Accessed in PlayStation Network Outage

No Personal Information Has Been Accessed in PlayStation Network Outage

Hack job

Well, this is all starting to seem eerily familiar now, isn’t it? There were signs earlier today that the PlayStation Network was coming back online as planned – we even logged in for a few fleeting moments – but the service hasn’t returned quite as quickly as we anticipated. In fact, it’s been out for nearing 12 hours now,...

News: Is PSN Offline? Yes, and the Scheduled Maintenance Doesn't Start Until Tomorrow

Is PSN Offline? Yes, and the Scheduled Maintenance Doesn't Start Until Tomorrow

All services currently down

We know that Sony’s planning to run some Bank Holiday tests on the PlayStation Network, but the manufacturer’s servers appear to have come crashing down a day early. While status reports from the Japanese giant claim that its online platform is currently up and running, we can’t log in using any of our consoles in...

News: These New Screenshots Prove That Tearaway Unfolded Is the PS4's Cutest Game

These New Screenshots Prove That Tearaway Unfolded Is the PS4's Cutest Game

Nyaw

Tearaway Unfolded was one of the more magical surprises from this year's Gamescom conference, and in order to keep the magic flowing, Sony has released a slew of screenshots which show off the adorable game's beautiful style. It takes a lot to melt the heart of this otherwise cynical and jaded writer, but seeing the puzzle platformer's...

News: A Bank Holiday's Coming, So Sony's Pulling the PSN Offline

A Bank Holiday's Coming, So Sony's Pulling the PSN Offline

Maintaining scheduled maintenance tradition

As has become a frighteningly frequent occurrence of late, Sony’s decided to run some mandatory maintenance on the PlayStation Network – during a Bank Holiday weekend. Those of you living in the UK will probably be looking forward to a full three days away from work right now, but you may not be able...

News: What's the Best PS4 Bundle in the UK? This Destiny Pack Is Priced Astronomically Low

What's the Best PS4 Bundle in the UK? This Destiny Pack Is Priced Astronomically Low

Cheap as chips

Sony has sold 10 million PlayStation 4 consoles since its launch last year, making it one of the fastest selling systems of all time. However, we’re sure that it’s looking at the fast-approaching holiday season with wide eyes, as it’s typically in the second Christmas that consoles truly take off. And with the likes of Destiny,...

News: Sony: PS Move Was Ahead of Its Time, But There's No Appetite for Motion Right Now

Sony: PS Move Was Ahead of Its Time, But There's No Appetite for Motion Right Now

Project Morpheus will change that, reckons Shuhei Yoshida

Pop those PlayStation Move controllers in the cupboard: you’ll need them, but not right now. In a candid interview with Pocket-Lint, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has admitted that motion gaming is in a bit of a rut right now, and will stay that way until Sony’s virtual...

News: Don't Own a PS Vita? You Must Buy This Brilliant Bundle

Don't Own a PS Vita? You Must Buy This Brilliant Bundle

Uncharted, Tearaway, and more included in the box

There’s enough doom and gloom surrounding the PlayStation Vita to make a Thomas Hardy novel look uplifting by comparison, but that doesn’t mean that the system has suddenly transformed into a waste of space. In fact, despite the negativity, we’re still enjoying the device as much as ever –...