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News: Groan, Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Movie Is Just a Retelling of the Game's Story

Groan, Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Movie Is Just a Retelling of the Game's Story

Wait, seriously?

In news that makes absolutely no sense at all, prolific Naughty Dog penman Neil Druckmann has revealed that the recently announced cinematic adaptation of The Last of Us is actually just a straight retelling of the story told in the main game. "It’s an adaptation of the story of The Last of Us," the staffer stated. "As far as...

News: European PlayStation Store Doesn't Escape Without a Hitch This Week

European PlayStation Store Doesn't Escape Without a Hitch This Week

Oops, we did it again

It's been a rough old week for the PlayStation Network, with the North American PlayStation Store seeing its ordinary update delayed. However, while those of you in Europe may have been counting your lucky stars, not everything went according to plan. Indeed, those looking forward to dancing the night away with the PS Vita...

News: The Last of Us Bags the BAFTA Award for Best Overall Game

The Last of Us Bags the BAFTA Award for Best Overall Game

It just clicked

Naughty Dog's PlayStation 3 swansong The Last of Us was a pretty impressive game, but you probably didn't need us to tell you that. The Californian developer's unique take on the survival horror genre has been collecting just about every award known to man, and that impressive list has just grown even longer, with the studio...

News: These Killzone: Shadow Fall Branded PS4 Controllers Are for the Best Players

These Killzone: Shadow Fall Branded PS4 Controllers Are for the Best Players

Practice makes perfect

No console is complete without a customary white controller, and the PlayStation 4 is finally set to get a bright DualShock 4 device. The problem is that you can’t have it. Game director Steven ter Heide tweeted out the above image overnight, which shows a customised Killzone: Shadow Fall peripheral. These are being sent...

News: Sony's PS4 Indie Launch Parity Clause Is More Parody

Sony's PS4 Indie Launch Parity Clause Is More Parody

See what you did there

Microsoft’s holding a gun to the heads of indie developers, forcing them to deploy their wares on the Xbox One at the same time as other systems or forget releasing them on the format at all. This means that smaller studios without the bandwidth to produce multiple versions of their titles at once may be forced to launch on...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Soul Sacrifice Delta Breathes Life Back into PS Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: Soul Sacrifice Delta Breathes Life Back into PS Vita

PlayStation 4 starting to slip

It may not be setting the sales charts alight, but the PlayStation Vita is continuing to sell reasonably well in its native Japan. This week’s Media Create update has pegged the portable’s sales at 31,325 units, an increase of approximately 10,000 units over the previously tracked period. The platform was propelled...

News: North American PlayStation Store Update Delay May Give You Withdrawal Symptoms

North American PlayStation Store Update Delay May Give You Withdrawal Symptoms

Try not to panic

Sony’s suite of systems should come with a health warning for jittery types like this nail-biting editor. Not content with keeping us up at night due to that dreadfully inconsistent new PlayStation 3 box design, the company has now utterly destroyed our usual routine by delaying the North American PlayStation Store update by...

News: PlayStation Home Isn't Coming Out of Beta, But It's Totally Getting Trophies

PlayStation Home Isn't Coming Out of Beta, But It's Totally Getting Trophies

No impressive cabinets, though

When former PlayStation executive Phil Harrison revealed PlayStation Home at GDC many moons ago, one of the big features announced was a virtual Trophy cabinet that would allow you to inspect your dusty digital trinkets in a three-dimensional hallway. Much like many of the platform holder’s promises at the time, it...

News: You've Pushed the PS4's Share Button 100 Million Times

You've Pushed the PS4's Share Button 100 Million Times

Sharing is caring

When the PlayStation 4 was first revealed, Sony was quick to show off the system's social features. By pressing a new button on the DualShock 4 controller, the company promised that you'd be able to upload gameplay footage and screenshots to show off your skills. Impressively, in a recent tweet from PlayStation, it has now been...

Soapbox: Live from PlayStation Is PS4's Secret Killer App

Live from PlayStation Is PS4's Secret Killer App

Stream machine

As a part of the media that trades primarily in words, I’m told that my role will be redundant soon. Reading is still a popular means of acquiring information, but gaming is a visual medium, and improving broadband speeds are making video a much more viable option. This can be evidenced all over the Internet, where broadcasters...

News: Sony Really Wants You to Associate Destiny and Watch Dogs with PS4

Sony Really Wants You to Associate Destiny and Watch Dogs with PS4

Share the love

Even the most dedicated console warrior would agree that Microsoft did a terrific job attaching specific brands to the Xbox 360 last generation. Multiformat franchises such as Call of Duty and even Resident Evil were advertised as console exclusives, and while Sony countered with the likes of Assassin’s Creed, its efforts were never...

News: Sony: We're Willing to Eat Costs to Create Great Games

Sony: We're Willing to Eat Costs to Create Great Games

PS4 exclusive DriveClub getting a lick of paint

It’s been a while since Evolution Studios honked its horn at DriveClub, prompting some to ponder what’s going on with the PlayStation 4 exclusive game. Sceptics speculate that the delayed title may be parked in development hell, while other optimists argue that it could factor into the platform...