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News: Hitman: Absolution Launch Trailer Turns on the Charm

Hitman: Absolution Launch Trailer Turns on the Charm

Watch your six

We lied. Last week’s Hitman: Absolution trailer was not the game’s final promotional video – but we’re pretty sure that this one is. The footage sets up the plot for the upcoming sandbox stealth ‘em up, while also showing protagonist Agent 47 stick a sword through an unsuspecting crook’s throat. You'll be able to try out...

Rumour: Final Fantasy Type-0's Localisation Was Nearly Finished

Final Fantasy Type-0's Localisation Was Nearly Finished

On hold

According to a group lobbying for the release of Final Fantasy Type-0 overseas, a localised version of the PlayStation Portable exclusive was nearly completed back in 2011. Apparently, publisher Square Enix recorded an English dub for the game at the tail-end of last year, shortly after the title released in Japan. However, despite the...

News: Sleeping Dogs Spreads to a New Island with Upcoming DLC

Sleeping Dogs Spreads to a New Island with Upcoming DLC

Mortal combat

There’ll be plenty of opportunity to stock up on pork buns later this year, when the Zodiac Tournament pack adds new single-player content to Square Enix’s stellar open world adventure, Sleeping Dogs. The upcoming add-on will see protagonist Wei Shen invited to an exclusive fighting tournament held off the coast of Hong Kong...

News: Solve a Quantum Conundrum with This Week's PlayStation Plus Update

Solve a Quantum Conundrum with This Week's PlayStation Plus Update

Headache inducing

This week’s North American PlayStation Plus update is short but sweet. Following the addition of Resident Evil 5 to the Instant Game Collection last week, Sony has announced that Kim Swift’s mind bending Quantum Conundrum will be joining the party. The first-person puzzler sees you cycling through different dimensions in order...

News: Nightmare in North Point Haunts Sleeping Dogs' Dreams

Nightmare in North Point Haunts Sleeping Dogs' Dreams

Trick or treat

Ace open world adventure Sleeping Dogs is getting a Hallowe’en treat in the form of Nightmare in North Point this week. The single-player DLC adds a couple of goofy missions to the already exceptional campaign, in which protagonist Wei Shen is forced to unleash an ancient Chinese magic in order to thwart the living dead. The...

News: Hitman HD Collection Trophies Sneak Online

Hitman HD Collection Trophies Sneak Online

Evidence mounts

For a franchise that’s all about stealth and concealment, developer IO Interactive is doing a shockingly poor job of keeping the Hitman HD Collection a secret. The PlayStation 3 compilation – which is all but confirmed at this stage – has been keeping the rumour mill warm for months, despite the uncharacteristic silence of...

News: Nightmarish DLC Haunts Sleeping Dogs' Dreams from 30th October

Nightmarish DLC Haunts Sleeping Dogs' Dreams from 30th October

Undead nightmare

Sleeping Dogs is set to get a rude awakening this Hallowe’en, when the game’s first story-driven DLC ‘Nightmare in Northpoint’ spooks the PlayStation Store. Similar to Red Dead Redemption’s extremely popular ‘Undead Nightmare’, the horror-themed add-on aims to “explore other aspects of Hong Kong cinema”...

News: Tetsuya Nomura Teases HD Version of Kingdom Hearts II

Tetsuya Nomura Teases HD Version of Kingdom Hearts II

Predictable

Series director Tetsuya Nomura reckons it would be unusual for there not to be an HD re-release of Kingdom Hearts II. Following the announcement of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX, the luminary admitted that a second compilation will probably happen at some point in the future. With the original Kingdom Hearts, Chain of Memories, and 358/2...

News: Debut Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Trailer Is Too Cute

Debut Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Trailer Is Too Cute

Aww

Considering you all went absolutely bananas over the original announcement of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX, we couldn’t let the day close without posting this debut trailer. It shows each of the compilation's re-mastered titles – that's the PS2 original, Re:Chain of Memories, and the cut-scenes from DS game 358/2 Days – in glorious...

News: Final Fantasy III Completes Your Digital Collection Next Week

Final Fantasy III Completes Your Digital Collection Next Week

Catch 'em all

For a franchise wearing the name Final Fantasy, there sure are a lot of entries in the series. Most of those titles are available from the PlayStation Network – but there’s been one major omission for some time now. That’s set to be rectified next week, when Final Fantasy III travels onto the North American digital storefront...

News: Sleeping Dogs Awakens with Bumper DLC Schedule

Sleeping Dogs Awakens with Bumper DLC Schedule

Wei more than expected

Sleeping Dogs is already a pretty meaty game – seriously, so many pork buns – but Square Enix has pledged to expand the experience through October with a slew of new DLC. Alongside the bevy of boosts and outfits already available, the publisher has announced a new Street Racer pack, the mission-heavy SWAT Pack, and an...

News: Now You Can Play Through Final Fantasy VII in LittleBigPlanet 2

Now You Can Play Through Final Fantasy VII in LittleBigPlanet 2

Head in the clouds

Boot up LittleBigPlanet 2 now and you’ll be amazed. While there was no shortage of impressive content at launch, the platformer has really come into its own over the past 18 months. It’s simply staggering what budding creator curators have built – and that sentiment extends to this obsessive recreation of Final Fantasy VII...