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News: Hitman Absolution, Catherine, and Velocity Ultra Front European PS Plus Update

Hitman Absolution, Catherine, and Velocity Ultra Front European PS Plus Update

Bandwidth buster

With summer still some way away, Sony’s turning up the temperature early for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Next month’s European Instant Game Collection update is brimming with content, with murder simulator Hitman Absolution leading the charge. You’ll be able to download the beautiful stealth title for free from 1st May –...

News: Scout Out Tomb Raider for £19.99 on the European PlayStation Store

Scout Out Tomb Raider for £19.99 on the European PlayStation Store

True treasure

Sony’s enormous European Easter Egg Hunt is rolling on today with an enormous discount on Crystal Dynamics' ace Tomb Raider reboot. Starting from now until 11:59AM BST on 31st March, you’ll be able to pillage Lara Croft’s latest adventure for just £19.99/€29.99 from the PlayStation Store. That’s a huge discount over the...

News: Steal a Glimpse at the New Thief Game for PS4

Steal a Glimpse at the New Thief Game for PS4

Relight the fire

As far as teaser trailers go, this one for Square Enix’s next generation Thief reboot is particularly sly. It shows a candle being put out by a daring hand, and promises more details – including a proper video, we hope – on 2nd April. We’re sure that the copious amounts of chocolate you’re set to scoff over the weekend...

News: Yoichi Wada Exits Square Enix Following 'Extraordinary Loss'

Yoichi Wada Exits Square Enix Following 'Extraordinary Loss'

Final Fantasy maker down on its luck

John Riccitiello is not the only high-profile video game executive to be heading for the exit door, as Square Enix gaffer Yoichi Wada has been ousted from the company following a dire financial forecast for its current fiscal year. The outgoing boss had been in the job since 2000, but he’ll now be replaced by...

News: Watch Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster's First Trailer

Watch Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster's First Trailer

It may be your last chance

After teasing the release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster’s first trailer last week, we expected publisher Square Enix to provide a little more footage than what’s on offer here. This agonisingly brief 60 second short spends more time trying to explain the title’s weird platform arrangement than showing any actual...

News: Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Travelling to Europe and North America

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Travelling to Europe and North America

Classics will be bundled on PS3, available separately on Vita

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will march onto European and North American store shelves later this year, publisher Square Enix has announced. The titles will be bundled on the PlayStation 3, but will be available separately on the PlayStation Vita. Sadly, there’s no word on a...

News: Don't Expect to Raid Any More Tombs in Tomb Raider

Don't Expect to Raid Any More Tombs in Tomb Raider

Developer focusing on multiplayer DLC

Those of you hoping for more single-player DLC in Crystal Dynamics’ excellent Tomb Raider reboot may be disappointed to learn that the studio is focusing all of its attention on multiplayer add-ons from now on. Speaking on Reddit overnight, global brand director Karl Stewart confirmed that the developer has...

News: Yes, Final Fantasy X-2 HD Is Strutting onto PS3 and Vita

Yes, Final Fantasy X-2 HD Is Strutting onto PS3 and Vita

PlayStation 2 favourites will be bundled on one Blu-ray

As speculated yesterday, Final Fantasy X-2 is conjuring its collection of enchanted clothing onto the PlayStation 3 and Vita. The latest issue of Japanese publication Jump magazine has confirmed that the title will ship alongside its predecessor Final Fantasy X on a single Blu-ray named Final...

Rumour: Final Fantasy XV Is Exclusive to the PS4, Sony Is Contributing to Development

Final Fantasy XV Is Exclusive to the PS4, Sony Is Contributing to Development

Final Fantasy Versus XIII turns its attention to the next generation

With the PlayStation 4 now officially out in the open, it’s been a while since we last had a juicy rumour to sink our teeth into. But just as we were starting to feel impatient, infamous rumourmonger VGLeaks has cooked up a corker and served it in a mushroom cloud-shaped dish...

News: Budding Archaeologists Descend on Tomb Raider in Droves

Budding Archaeologists Descend on Tomb Raider in Droves

One million players step into the unknown

Things are finally looking up for Lara Croft. After months spent stranded on a desert island, the famous protagonist is finally getting her reward – by sharing her journey to Hell and back with throngs of players across the globe. Posting on Twitter, brand director Karl Stewart beamed that over one million...

News: Just Cause 3 Teaser Takes a Giant Leap of Faith

Just Cause 3 Teaser Takes a Giant Leap of Faith

Is it a bird?

Swedish developer Avalanche Studios appears to be teasing Just Cause 3. Company founder Christofer Sundberg posted the above image to Twitter yesterday evening, with the accompanying hashtag “Year of the Avalanche”. In response to a fan, the outspoken executive later insinuated that the game may be announced at E3 later this...

News: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Will Cuddle PS3 This Year

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Will Cuddle PS3 This Year

It's a kind of magic

Square Enix will conjure Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX onto Western store shelves later this year, the publisher has revealed. The hotly anticipated PlayStation 3 exclusive will collate upgraded versions of the PlayStation 2 favourites Kingdom Hearts Final Mix and Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories onto a single Blu-ray disc...

News: New Final Fantasy Title to Be Revealed at E3 2013

New Final Fantasy Title to Be Revealed at E3 2013

Oh Square Enix, you tease

During all the excitement of new game announcements at today's PlayStation press conference, Final Fantasy brand director, Shinji Hashimoto, took to the stage to sneak in a couple of words about a new Final Fantasy game which will be unveiled at E3 this year. With not even a glimpse of gameplay footage, or even a...