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News: Free PS4 Pool Sim Hustle Kings Sneakily Rolls onto the UK PlayStation Store

Free PS4 Pool Sim Hustle Kings Sneakily Rolls onto the UK PlayStation Store

Pot head

There was no mention of Hustle Kings in the latest European PlayStation Store update, but the pool simulator has quietly rolled onto the platform holder's online plaza in the UK. The free-to-play release, which is based upon the VooFoo developed PlayStation 3 title from a few years back, is available to download now, alongside various...

News: Ready at Dawn: Some People Will Love The Order: 1886, and Others Will Hate It

Ready at Dawn: Some People Will Love The Order: 1886, and Others Will Hate It

Blunt

We can't blame Ready at Dawn for starting to feel a little aggrieved at the frosty reception that The Order: 1886 has received, but in an interview with Italian YouTube channel Game's Princess – as translated by Worlds Factory – studio co-founder Andrea Pessino reckons that some of that may be due to the company's inability to communicate...

News: Analyst: PS4 Will Have Sold 80 Million Units by 2019

Analyst: PS4 Will Have Sold 80 Million Units by 2019

System will outsell Xbox One by 40 per cent

We don't like looking as far forward as next week, so the analysts at Strategy Analytics must have had to brace themselves when thinking ahead all the way to 2019. Fortunately for us, the firm reckons that the future looks bright for Sony, as it believes that the PlayStation 4 will reproduce the success of...

Feature: What Do You Mean You've Never Played... Rogue Galaxy?

What Do You Mean You've Never Played... Rogue Galaxy?

A rogue's legacy

What was then Japanese developer Level-5's biggest ever project, Rogue Galaxy remains a brilliant action role-playing game. A sci-fi tale of adventure, space pirates, and, of course, an evil empire, it's full of memorable characters, boasts a great battle system, and is set across some gorgeously diverse locales. As far as RPG...

News: Japan's PS4 Games Lineup Is Absolutely Ridiculous 

Japan's PS4 Games Lineup Is Absolutely Ridiculous 

Rising sun

Many would argue that it's about darn time, but the PlayStation 4 finally looks poised to rack up some significant sales in Japan, thanks to its upcoming selection of releases. And we're not sure that we can argue. The above picture shows the console's lineup for the coming weeks, and it's a stellar one at that. Resident Evil:...

News: You Can Save on a Massive Selection of PS4, PS3, and Vita Games in Europe's New PSN Sale

You Can Save on a Massive Selection of PS4, PS3, and Vita Games in Europe's New PSN Sale

Happy Birthday Vita

North America got its own selection of discounts just yesterday, but Sony hasn't forgotten about us Europeans, either. Starting today, a massive amount of titles have had their prices slashed, including Destiny, Samurai Warriors 4, both Danganronpa games, and even The Evil Within. You're especially lucky if you're a big

News: Free The Order: 1886 PS4 Theme Takes Off in Europe

Free The Order: 1886 PS4 Theme Takes Off in Europe

Scaling the London skyline

There are few better promotional tools than a free PlayStation 4 theme, and Sony has tapped into that by adding a complimentary animated The Order: 1886 wallpaper to the European PlayStation Store. Available to download now through here, the nifty extra allows you to skin your next-gen system with the airship infiltration...

News: Wait a Minute, Sony Bought a PS4 for £85,000?

Wait a Minute, Sony Bought a PS4 for £85,000?

All for a good cause

Remember those 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4s? The sleek grey consoles proved to be incredibly popular despite their extremely limited availability, with many machines getting resold for extortionate prices on websites like eBay. Sony recently held an auction for the very first 20th Anniversary unit, and the bidding...

News: People Are Looking for a Reason to Hate PS4's The Order: 1886, Says Ready at Dawn

People Are Looking for a Reason to Hate PS4's The Order: 1886, Says Ready at Dawn

Shake it off

The Order: 1886 has certainly had its pre-release problems, but we must admit that we've never seen quite so much vitriol pointed at an unreleased product before. Game director Dana Jan, in an interview with Develop, seems utterly fed up with the constant criticisms, describing the circus that's surrounding the PlayStation 4 exclusive...

News: Save on 2014's Biggest Games in the Latest NA PSN Sale

Save on 2014's Biggest Games in the Latest NA PSN Sale

Critical hit to the wallet

It seems like we can't go a single week without there being some sort of PlayStation Store sale going on. And while we're not necessarily complaining, we still fear for all those poor, empty wallets out there. The latest wave of discounts centre on some of the biggest games of last year. Dubbed the 'Critics' Choice...

News: Pachter: PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 Could Sell Up to 12 Million Copies

Pachter: PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 Could Sell Up to 12 Million Copies

That's if Sony bundles it aggressively

The jury may still be out on PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886, but seasoned industry analyst Michael Pachter foresees a very lucrative future for the release. Chatting with Gaming Bolt, the Wedbush Securities employee suggested that it could sell five million copies by the end of the year – and may yet...

News: These Are the Knights of PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886

These Are the Knights of PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886

Around the Round Table

One of the most important assets of PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 is its characters, and in this brand new behind-the-scenes video, developer Ready at Dawn discusses the cast and some of the design decisions behind them. It also delves into the motion capture process, so if you like watching actors rigged up in silly...

News: Sony Says The Last Guardian Is Still in Development

Sony Says The Last Guardian Is Still in Development

Breathe again

The rollercoaster otherwise known as oft-delayed PlayStation exclusive The Last Guardian rides another day, as a SCEE representative has told Videogamer.com that the hotly anticipated Team ICO title is still in production. This follows a report yesterday which suggested that the platform holder had abandoned the release's trademark...

News: PlayStation Hounded the Headlines in 2014

PlayStation Hounded the Headlines in 2014

Talk of the town

We'd have been doing a pretty poor job on this website if we weren't reporting on PlayStation, but it seems that we've got competition from the rest of the media, as Sony's brand dominated the headlines in 2014. According to ICO Partners, which tracks the content published on some 6,000 websites, PlayStation was by far the most...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.04 Prompting Plenty of Problems

PS4 Firmware Update 2.04 Prompting Plenty of Problems

All for software stability

What's this? A PlayStation 4 firmware update and a PlayStation Network outage all in one night – we've missed out on some traffic today, haven't we? Seriously, though, Sony dropped firmware update v2.04 for its next-gen system overnight, which caused a slew of crippling problems. Many people were unable to download the...