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News: The Order: 1886 Is Pushed Aside by Dying Light and Dragon Ball XenoVerse in February's PSN Charts

The Order: 1886 Is Pushed Aside by Dying Light and Dragon Ball XenoVerse in February's PSN Charts

The undead won't die

Despite launching back in January, zombie hack-'em-up Dying Light managed to hold onto the top sales spot on the North American PlayStation Store through February. While there wasn't much new to see on the PS3 and Vita fronts, with Minecraft, Grand Theft Auto V, and Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment all sitting pretty, the PS4...

News: Who Wants a Free PS4 Bloodborne Theme?

Who Wants a Free PS4 Bloodborne Theme?

Yharnam you want it

You can't beat a free PlayStation 4 theme to personalise your platform with, and Sony's giving out a deadly Bloodborne design as a reward for completing the game's interactive trailer. Of course, if you don't want to spoil yourself with the audio visual experience, we've compiled the giveaway codes for you on this very page...

News: Why Will PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Restrict Trophy Removal to Titles at 0 Per Cent?

Why Will PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Restrict Trophy Removal to Titles at 0 Per Cent?

"It's the only way to maintain the sanctity of Trophies"

If you're a smidgen obsessive compulsive like this particular editor, then you'll hate having any Trophies on your profile that aren't at 100 per cent. Given that the majority of Platinum Trophies require 30 hour days to achieve, however, your humble host has had to get used to the idea of...

News: Bloodborne's New Game Plus Will Test Your Skills Even Further

Bloodborne's New Game Plus Will Test Your Skills Even Further

Back for more

Much like its spiritual predecessors, Bloodborne will feature a New Game Plus mode, which ramps up the challenge after you've already seen the game through. The news comes from game director Hidetaka Miyazaki, who told MCV that "yes, there will be a New Game Plus mode - we're having trouble beating it, though." We bet that all you...

News: DriveClub's Visuals Are About to Push Your PS4 Even Further Than Before

DriveClub's Visuals Are About to Push Your PS4 Even Further Than Before

Replays, mirages, and more in free patch

We say this every single time that we write about DriveClub, but the post-release support really has been unprecedented. Previously, we thought that Guerrilla Games had set the benchmark with its ongoing commitment to the underrated Killzone: Shadow Fall – but the amount of content that Evolution Studios...

News: Stay Tuned for DLNA News on PS4, Says Sony

Stay Tuned for DLNA News on PS4, Says Sony

Stream dream

There's no doubt that PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 is an absolute monster – if you haven't seen the full list of features, point your peepers through here – but it is still missing a couple of oft-requested additions. Top of the most wanted list is DLNA support, a feature that was present on the PlayStation 3, but is taking...

News: PS4 Exclusive Bloodborne Will Batter You for Over 40 Hours

PS4 Exclusive Bloodborne Will Batter You for Over 40 Hours

Brace yourself

There was plenty of pre-release scepticism pointed in the direction of The Order: 1886 after its relatively short running time was revealed, but fellow PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne will face no such criticism. According to an upcoming issue of EDGE – which bears From Software's fearsome foray on the cover – the title will...

Feature: What's New in PS4 Firmware Update 2.50?

What's New in PS4 Firmware Update 2.50?

Yukimura's looking yummy

There's one thing that you should know about running a PlayStation website: you never, ever get a rest. After a long, hard day at the office – moving into the 14th hour now – this author was looking forward to some sleep, but alas, the platform holder has confirmed firmware update v2.50. There's, er, no rest for the...

Rumour: PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Could Change the Game for People with Disabilities

PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Could Change the Game for People with Disabilities

About time

Sometimes, when you're fit and healthy, it's easy to forget just how difficult life can be for others. We take things for granted every day, and for this author, that includes playing video games. It's seems like such a simple thing, but not everyone is able to operate a DualShock 4 confidently enough to enjoy the PlayStation 4, and that...

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