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News: Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is Smashing Its Way onto PS4

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is Smashing Its Way onto PS4

We know what you're thinking

Stop those dirty thoughts right this instant. Yes, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is coming to the PlayStation 4, and no, we don't know if it'll feature, er, improved physics. The fighter's already gone through several incarnations on the PS3, but with a port to Sony's newest console, it should look better than ever, and...

Review: Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Mix it up

Shop keepers are an important part of almost every RPG, but they very rarely get the attention that they deserve. They focus a bunch of effort into putting together a nice collection of weapons and potions, and do they even get a spot in the final cutscene? Were they even asked? In Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland, you’re...

News: PS4 Hack and Slasher Samurai Warriors 4 Unleashes a Cinematic Trailer and Western Release Dates

PS4 Hack and Slasher Samurai Warriors 4 Unleashes a Cinematic Trailer and Western Release Dates

Feudal familiarity

Last month, publisher Tecmo Koei announced that Samurai Warriors 4 would be marching West this Autumn, and that it'd arrive not only on the PlayStation 3, but the PlayStation 4 and Vita as well. And today, the company has stuck a spear in a more precise release date, as the sequel is now slated for the 24th October in Europe,...

News: Want More Musou on PS4? Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Is Invading This Autumn

Want More Musou on PS4? Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Is Invading This Autumn

Another enters the fray

Well doesn't 2014 just get better and better for Warriors fans? Following on from yesterday's announcement that Samurai Warriors 4 is marching onto Western PlayStation 4s in Autumn, it turns out that it'll be joined by Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate, which also carries a vague Autumn release date. For those unfamiliar with the...

News: Samurai Warriors 4 Will Unleash its True Musou on PS4 This Autumn in the West

Samurai Warriors 4 Will Unleash its True Musou on PS4 This Autumn in the West

Also smashing onto PS3 and Vita

In an announcement that's certain to have musou fans struggling to catch their breath, publisher Tecmo Koei has revealed today that Samurai Warriors 4 will be marching West this Autumn. Even better, the hack and slash title will be bursting onto all of Sony's platforms — most notably the PlayStation 4. The game will...

News: Choose a Sony Faction with This Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Comparison Video

Choose a Sony Faction with This Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Comparison Video

May the best man win

With Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends out now in North America and almost here in Europe, we have to ask: which faction will you be siding with? We aren't talking about legendary armies, of course, but the three flagship Sony formats. For the first time in the franchise's history, the game will be available to play on all of...

Review: Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PlayStation 4)

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PlayStation 4)

Generation X-treme

"What's the deal with Dynasty Warriors?" is a question that's echoed every now and then across the gaming sphere. To say that it's a divisive property is an understatement – this is a franchise that's in possession of a rabidly loyal core fanbase, while each new instalment receives wildly varying review scores that range from...

Review: Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PlayStation Vita)

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PlayStation Vita)

Han-held

Sporting a name that's almost as ridiculous as its core gameplay, Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition consists of both Dynasty Warriors 8, which released on the PlayStation 3 last summer, and the Xtreme Legends expansion, which can also be purchased separately as a standalone title on Sony's ageing console. The latter...

Review: Deception IV: Blood Ties (PlayStation Vita)

Deception IV: Blood Ties (PlayStation Vita)

Showing some skin

Did you ever watch Home Alone and ask yourself whether it’d be more entertaining with giant, bloody traps and massive buildings? Deception IV: Blood Ties is just like that, only instead of the main character being a lucky little albino kid whose parents hate him, you play as Satan’s daughter, a young woman who has a horrible...

Review: Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (PlayStation 3)

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (PlayStation 3)

Dead and Alive

Ryu Hayabusa – gaming icon and goody two-shoes – is a little bit too awesome, don’t you think? He’s worked his way through some of the hardest games on the market, hardly breaking a sweat. He’s faced all sorts of fiendish enemies and has come through mostly unscathed. But not anymore – Yaiba Kamikaze, a psychopath ninja,...

News: See Dynasty Warriors 8: Complete Edition in Action on PS4 with This Newest Trailer

See Dynasty Warriors 8: Complete Edition in Action on PS4 with This Newest Trailer

Content conquest

With Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition stomping onto the PlayStation 4 in the very near future, it would seem that now's the perfect time to unleash a new trailer showcasing the title on Sony's next-gen system. Aside from easily looking like the franchise's prettiest release yet, the latest instalment in the...

News: Gust Sheds Some Light on Its Next Atelier Title

Gust Sheds Some Light on Its Next Atelier Title

Back to brewing

With Atelier Escha and Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky out now in the West, developer Gust is ready to show off the final game in its 'twilight' saga, which is currently codenamed Project A16. Details are somewhat scarce at the moment, but the studio has offered a sneak peak at a new alchemist in training, as well as a desert...

News: Indulge Your Evil Side in This Deception IV Interactive Quiz

Indulge Your Evil Side in This Deception IV Interactive Quiz

That's got to hurt

Cruelty is the name of the game in menacing PlayStation 3 and Vita release Deception IV: Blood Ties. Rather than get her hands dirty, Laegrinna prefers to sit back and enjoy the view as her victims fall to their demise. And using a series of intricate traps, you'll be in charge of the methods by which her foes die. However, if...