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News: European Final Fantasy XIV Fans Won't Have Long to Wait to Play MMO on PS4

European Final Fantasy XIV Fans Won't Have Long to Wait to Play MMO on PS4

"I want a Fat Chocobo"

One of the main complaints about Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn when it deployed on the PlayStation 3 was that its performance didn't match up to its PC counterpart. Fortunately, we found out last week that the heavily upgraded PlayStation 4 version will release on 14th April in Japan – and today it has been revealed by...

News: This Footage of Thief Running on PlayStation 4 Looks Criminally Good

This Footage of Thief Running on PlayStation 4 Looks Criminally Good

Steal yourself

Eidos Montreal's re-imagining of the popular Thief franchise will be sneaking onto store shelves in a few short weeks, and to drum up some interest, the company has released two clips demonstrating the title's varied gameplay styles. The two videos, narrated by level designer Daniel Windfield Schmidt, show off the vastly different...

News: Final Fantasy XV Director Says PS4 Is a Mountain to Climb

Final Fantasy XV Director Says PS4 Is a Mountain to Climb

Super system causing concerns

Tetsuya Nomura has been working on Final Fantasy XV for an eternity. The high-ranking Square Enix employee started production on the sequel on the PlayStation 3, where it was known as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. It’s since re-emerged as a next-gen title for Sony’s latest console, with a new name. Despite this, the...

News: Lara Croft Endures PS4 Title Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition's Launch Trailer

Lara Croft Endures PS4 Title Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition's Launch Trailer

She's a survivor

This launch trailer for imminent PlayStation 4 re-release Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition would have been better with a subtle blast of Destiny’s Child, but we won’t hold that against it. Strategically deployed days before the upcoming upgrade’s retail release, the video shows Britain’s bustiest export in a variety of...

News: Unlock Free Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Content with PS3 Demo

Unlock Free Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Content with PS3 Demo

Dressed to impress

The best price point on the planet is the one that doesn’t exist at all, so Square Enix is going to lavish you with complimentary gifts for merely giving PlayStation 3 sequel Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII a shot. The title – which is set to hit Western shores as early as next month – is poised to receive a demo...

Weirdness: First-Person Tomb Raider Will Make You Nauseous

First-Person Tomb Raider Will Make You Nauseous

Don't look down

Those of you without a head for heights may want to fondle your browser’s friendly ‘Back’ button, as this first-person footage of PlayStation icon Lara Croft may leave you a little worse for wear. The video – created by perspective adaptation specialist Filipe B. Costa – shows a classic Tomb Raider title through the eyes of...

News: Lara Croft Will Not Lament Lost Frames in PS4's Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Lara Croft Will Not Lament Lost Frames in PS4's Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Re-release will run like clockwork

If there’s one thing that intrepid archaeologist Lara Croft hates more than busted antiques and those bleeders that inhabit the spooky setting of Yamatai, it’s an inconsistent framerate. Crystal Dynamics’ enjoyable Tomb Raider reboot for the PlayStation 3 served up a likeable slice of survival action, but...

News: IO Interactive Sneaks First Hitman PS4 Details Online

IO Interactive Sneaks First Hitman PS4 Details Online

One more hit

The official Hitman website has been updated with an open letter from the IO Interactive team, which implies that fan feedback has played a pivotal part in how the next instalment in the series is being developed for "PC and next-gen consoles". The correspondence says that fans will be "glad to hear that we have removed 47's magic...

News: Wait, Square Enix Didn't Even Port Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster?

Wait, Square Enix Didn't Even Port Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster?

A real Sin

As is customary for any of its non-Eidos products, Square Enix spent a shameful span of time porting the recently released (in Japan) Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. Except, the thing is, it didn’t even work on the update – Shanghai studio Virtuos did. The publisher had hinted in the past...

News: What Has Happened to Lara Croft's Face in PS4 Port Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition?

What Has Happened to Lara Croft's Face in PS4 Port Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition?

Dig out that David Bowie record

Just as she’s a fan of dusty old objects, video game heroine Lara Croft is also rather keen on reconstructive surgery. The protagonist underwent a serious facelift for Crystal Dynamics’ recent Tomb Raider reboot – and for the upcoming PlayStation 4 port, she’s delved under the knife yet again. Those of you...

News: How Does the Vita Version of Final Fantasy X HD Remaster Compare to PS3?

How Does the Vita Version of Final Fantasy X HD Remaster Compare to PS3?

Gatta get the right one

Square Enix’s upcoming high-definition compilation Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster is set to weep on both the PlayStation 3 and Vita later this year – but you may be wondering which version to buy? While the portability of Sony’s diminutive device may find you coveting the handheld release, there has been some concern...

News: You'll Score a Platinum Trophy for Enduring Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition's Multiplayer

You'll Score a Platinum Trophy for Enduring Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition's Multiplayer

There's always a price to the prize

Crystal Dynamics’ recent Tomb Raider reboot was all about resilience in the most abhorrent conditions, so perhaps the North American developer is trying to channel that with the Trophy list for its upcoming PlayStation 4 re-release, Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition. As leaked on PS3Trophies.com, the roster of...