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February2013

  • News Namco Turns the Pages on New Tales of Xillia Features

    Say hello to another PS3 exclusive

    Last July we heard that the next entry in the popular Japanese RPG series Tales of Xillia would be travelling to the West in 2013. While Namco Bandai has not yet provided us with an exact release date, they have instead detailed some of the game's new features, promising a great deal of character immersion and...

  • News Watch_Dogs Announced as a PS4 Launch Title

    PS4 version to "push the boundaries of what was previously thought possible"

    One of the major publishers to appear in support of PlayStation 4 for the console's big arrival was Ubisoft, a company that's been an ever-present on PS3. The announcement wasn't necessarily a surprise, with E3 2012 showstopper Watch_Dogs being revealed as a launch title...

September2012

  • News Killzone Trilogy Confirmed for 23rd October

    Lots of bang for your buck

    Sony and other publishers have brought a fair share of trilogies, HD remasters and combo-packs to PS3. Announced today by Guerilla Games is one of the best we've seen, however, with Killzone Trilogy confirmed for release on 23rd October in North America, and just a day later on 24th October in Europe. As the title...

  • News Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Announced by Ubisoft

    Back to duelling in the Wild West

    After a rather mixed reaction to its attempts to take the action to modern times in Call of Juarez: The Cartel, Ubisoft has announced that the series will return to the Wild West for more gun-slinging action. In fact, it's titled Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, in order to avoid any confusion. Your role in the latest...

  • News Assassin's Creed 3 Development Was a "Rare Opportunity"

    Last of the triple-A "dinosaurs"

    Assassin's Creed III on PS3 is one of the triple-A titles heading to the system this Holiday season, alongside a certain Activision behemoth, of course. It's undoubtedly a big budget title, with a lengthy development period and a big team from across Ubisoft's various studios. Yet, as new hardware emerges in the next...

  • News New Resident Evil 6 Demo Shuffling Out 18th September

    Itchy taster

    Not seen enough of Resident Evil 6 before release yet? Then you'll be pleased to hear that there's a brand new demo coming to the PlayStation Store on 18th September. The trial will give you a little taste of each of the game's three main campaigns, and each level can be played in either single player or online co-op. You'll be able to...

  • News Ratchet: Deadlocked Breaking Out in PSN Re-Release

    Hitting PS3 this year

    The Ratchet & Clank series is in the middle of its 10 year anniversary celebrations, which has already prompted HD re-release goodness with Ratchet & Clank Collection. Fans of the series will no doubt be pleased to hear that there's more on the way, with Ratchet Deadlocked — known as Ratchet: Gladiator in PAL regions...

  • News Stolen Copies of Resident Evil 6 Are Infecting Poland Early

    Capcom confirms reports

    Recently we brought you the news that retailers had released Resident Evil 6 early in Poland. Beyond the immediate feeling of being jealous, we did wonder how a retailer had sold a game a whole month ahead of its release day. It's simple, the copies are hot, and we don't mean that in a good way. Capcom has provided a...

  • News NiGHTS and Sonic Adventure 2 Go HD in October

    Sweet dreams

    SEGA classics NiGHTS into Dreams and Sonic Adventure 2 are escaping the confines of standard definition and jumping onto PlayStation Network in fabulous HD next month. Under the SEGA Heritage label, the duo will be revitalised alongside Jet Set Radio, which is skating its way onto the PlayStation Store in September. We don't hav

  • News Don't Mix Up Project Ogre and Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

    Two different beasts

    Project Ogre and the recently revealed Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes are two entirely different projects — and don't let Hideo Kojima hear you say otherwise. Metal Gear's main man huffed on Twitter that he was "sick and tired" of people asking if the games are one and the same during PAX Prime. We gues

  • News Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 Regroups as a New IP

    Change of command

    We hope you've not been anticipating the next Brothers in Arms game too much — the title once known as Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 will now be released as a new IP separate to the series. At PAX Prime, Gearbox Software president Randy Pitchford told attendees of his Inside Gearbox Software panel that the game, originally...

August2012

  • News Wonderbook is Sony's Big Christmas Focus

    Spellbinding

    Sony are hoping that its exclusive Harry Potter spin-off Wonderbook: Book of Spells will cast some serious magic over the holiday season — so much so that it's been pegged internally as PlayStation 3's big Christmas seller. In an interview with MCV, Sony Computer Entertainment UK boss Fergal Gara held Wonderbook up as one of the most...

July2012

  • News Mystery Dungeon Shiren 4 Wanders onto PSP

    What a rogue

    Chunsoft's roguelike dungeon RPG Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer 4 is making the trip over to PSP in Japan this October. The game originally came out on Nintendo DS a couple of years ago, but now it's coming over to Sony's handheld as Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer 4+. That all-important extra symbol is for the three new...

  • Interview Vigil Games - Darksiders II

    Straight from the Horseman's mouth

    Darksiders II is mounting up to charge onto PlayStation 3 next month. Before the Horsemen are upon us once more, Push Square caught up with Vigil Games' Haydn Dalton, lead designer on the game, at Manchester MCM Expo to speak about Darksiders II's new systems, how new character Death differs to War and the...

  • News Three New Gameplay Videos for Resident Evil 6

    Survive the all new C-Virus

    Capcom are fighting back the upcoming zombie apocalypse with three new gameplay videos of Resident Evil 6, featuring Leon, Helena, Chris, Jake and Sherry. Please be aware, that the following videos contain bad language and scenes of gory zombie-infested violence. Just like any Resident Evil video should. The first video...

  • News Dead Space 3 Has Co-Op to Help With Scares

    'The horror of Dead Space is still all there'

    When Dead Space 3 was revealed at this year's E3, anguished cries from series fans could be read around the internet. The trailer shown was certain action-intensive, suggesting that the latest entry was shifting away from creepy horror and towards more traditional third-person shooter territory. EA is...

  • News Campaign Launched to Enhance The Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Special Edition

    Could it be magic?

    Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is a JRPG from Level-5 and Studio Ghibli that, for those aware of the project, is undoubtedly one to watch. In fact, in our Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch preview we said that its 'beautiful art style, empowering soundtrack and colourful overworld make it one of the most exciting...

  • News EA Canada Gets to Work on EA Sports UFC

    Fight club

    EA Canada, known for its work on the Fight Night series, will be behind EA Sports' new licensed UFC game. It's provisionally known as EA Sports UFC. A new 'Fighting Team' has also been created at EA because of the UFC licence acquisition. Fight Night Round 3 and Fight Night Champion gameplay design lead Brian Hayes has taken up the role...

  • News Go Behind the Scenes with Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

    Behind developer lines

    Treyarch has pulled back the curtain on some of its Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 experiences, including working with Hollywood writers and big name musicians. Predictably, there's high praise a-plenty. Screenwriter David S. Goyer, who worked on Batman Begins and Blade, is involved in writing Black Ops 2's story. Goyer describes...

  • News Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Officially Announced

    Gangsta's paradise

    A Yakuza HD collection was outed recently, but now SEGA has officially confirmed the release of Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition. As well as all-new sparkly high definition visuals, it'll also feature Trophy and data install support to make your trip into the underground world of organised crime run just that little bit smoother. The...

  • News LittleBigPlanet Karting Beta Open to EU PS Plus Gamers, Right Now

    Get karting

    The beta trial of LittleBigPlanet Karting on PS3 opened a little over a week ago, but as this is a highly anticipated title the demand has meant that many have, so far, missed out. It seems that Sony can't get enough of your feedback as registration and, most importantly, access is now available to PlayStation Plus subscribers in the EU...

  • News Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Features Tower Defense

    As well as online, unlockables and more

    Ratchet & Clank: Full Front Assault hits PSN this fall, and developer Insomniac Games has taken to the PlayStation blog to share some details. Aside from the series-standard third-person gameplay and variety of crazy weapons, this new entry has a twist: tower defense. As well as tackling invasions in...

  • News PSN Gets Double Dragon Neon on 11th September

    Blood brothers

    Get ready to brawl — Double Dragon Neon is coming to the North American PlayStation Network on 11th September. It'll cost $9.99. WayForward's series revival hurls twin brothers Billy and Jimmy Lee into an adventure to recover their mutual love interest Marian. The siblings will still be fighting over 2D planes, but the world they...

  • News Rock Band Blitz Rocks Onto PSN 28th August

    Rock and roll star

    Harmonix has announced that Rock Band Blitz will be ready to rock the PlayStation Network on 28th August. But don't worry about dusting off that plastic guitar just yet — the downloadable game is played with nothing more than your DualShock. The familiar lanes are all there, only you'll be tapping buttons to beat instead,...

  • News Catch Up With The Last Of Us's Comic-Con Panel

    Insect inspiration

    Sony has been doing a good job keeping us up to date with highlight trailers of its Comic-Con panels. The latest one is for Naughty Dog's much-anticipated The Last of Us. Creative director Neil Druckmann and director Bruce Straley told the audience about the inspirations behind the survival action-adventure. Apparently the idea...

  • News Sleeping Dogs Trailer Shows Off All Star Cast

    Square Enix going big

    If you're going to release a big budget open-world title, then you may as well go for the big time and invest some serious cash. That's clearly the attitude that Square Enix has taken with Sleeping Dogs, formerly True Crime: Hong Kong that was dropped by Activision. The latest trailer for the title, due to hit North American...

  • News Persona 4 Arena Full Trailer Strikes

    Step in the arena

    Atlus just sent over the 'full' trailer of Persona 4 Arena, the fighting spin-off of RPG series Persona. Don't adjust your display. Atlus has collaborated with Arc System Works to bring Persona into the world of 2D brawling. Set two months after the ending of Persona 4, you'll be able to play as some of your favourite characters...

  • News Ratchet & Clank Collection Arrives in North America 28th August

    Making a Ratchet

    Ratchet & Clank are a decade old this year, and they're celebrating with the North American release of Ratchet & Clank Collection. It's a HD collection featuring the first three PlayStation 2 games: Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando, and Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal. Europe and Japan have had...

  • News SuperBot Speaks About PlayStation All-Stars at Comic-Con

    Royale rumble

    SuperBot Entertainment showed off some more of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale on stage at San Diego Comic-Con — check out these highlights from the panel. In between dodging cheeky references to Smash Bros., the team talked about their love of all things PlayStation, working with the included franchises' original developers and...

  • News Battlefield 4 Beta Confirmed for Autumn 2013

    Pre-order bonus with Warfighter

    EA's battle with Activision for the action-FPS crown means that it's already following its rival's release tactics. Activision alternates between different CoD mini-franchises each year (Modern Warfare/Black Ops etc), and EA moves from Battlefield to Medal of Honor, this year being the imaginatively titled Medal of...

  • News Resident Evil 6 Features Nude Female 'Human-Spider' Boss

    When zombies aren't enough

    After an impossibly long period of hype, the October release of Resident Evil 6 seems to be relatively close. There's been plenty revealed in recent weeks, along with footage of the game itself, but it seems that the American ESRB has gone into some of the reasons for giving the title a 'mature' rating, with one in...

  • News Here's The Unfinished Swan's Comic-Con Panel

    Not-so-ugly duckling

    The Unfinished Swan developer Giant Sparrow took to the stage at San Diego Comic-Con to dab in a little more information on the upcoming PlayStation Network title. The first-person paint 'em up, in which you hurl paint balls at a white background to reveal your surroundings, has been coated in mystery since its announcement...

  • News JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Hops into HD

    How bizarre

    Capcom's PSOne / Dreamcast fighter JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is the next game in line for a high definition spruce up. Originally released way back in 1999, it'll be coming to PlayStation Network with a shiny new paint job next month. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD Ver. is based on a long-running Japanese manga about the mishaps of the...

  • News PS Vita Soaks Up Puddle

    Splish splash

    Neko Entertainment has announced that its award-winning physics game Puddle will be making a splash on PlayStation Vita very soon. You've got to guide a variety of liquids — water, oil, nitroglycerin and, gulp, molten lava — through a range of environments by tipping the levels left and right. Each liquid has its own properties,...

  • News Cole, Jak and Daxter Jump Into PlayStation All-Stars

    He's electric

    Sony has revealed some new entrants to PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale at San Diego Comic-Con: inFAMOUS protagonist Cole MacGrath and two-for-the-price-of-one pair Jak and Daxter. We had an inkling that Cole would be making an appearance thanks to his Twitter-happy voice actor laying out several

June2012

  • News Okami HD Coming to PSN Later This Year

    Beautiful (updated: now with trailer)

    PS2 classic Okami is set to get a visit from the god of 1080p, as Capcom's announced Okami HD for PSN. The HD remaster will come with Trophies, 1080p support and PlayStation Move controls, which we expect will work rather like the controls in Okami on Wii. In Japan it's a retail release, but players in the West...

  • E3 2012 Watch Dogs Might Be Ubisoft's Biggest Game Ever

    Maybe its best, too

    Ubisoft closed its E3 2012 presentation with a brand new IP called Watch Dogs, coming to PS3 in the near future. An open world game set in a near-future Chicago, the concept works with 'digital shadows': the amount of online data stored about every one of us. You'll be able to use your smartphone to hack into other people's...

  • News EA Wrestles UFC From THQ

    Into the cage

    At tonight's press conference, EA has confirmed that it has obtained the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) licence from THQ. The publisher previous released an MMA title which had a mixed critical reception, but will hope for better form with the well-known fight sport. There were no date or platform details confirmed, but we can...

  • News Soul Sacrifice Is Coming to Europe and North America

    Buy your soul

    Keiji Inafune's pretty awesome-looking Soul Sacrifice will reach the West, Sony's announced. No word on when the game will reach Vitas outside Japan but we're guessing it won't be for a good five or six months yet. Until then, just enjoy watching this video from Keiji Inafune and talk about it all in the comments below.

May2012

  • News LEGO Lord of the Rings Game On the Horizon

    Contain your amazement

    We all knew it would happen eventually, but MCV has confirmed there will be a LEGO Lord of the Rings game. New sets of toys based on Peter Jackson's movies contain promotional materials for the game. It was the same story with the reveal of LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes earlier this year. Retailer ShopTo.net published a...

  • News Black Ops II Campaign Goes Heavy Rain

    Dying is a part of life

    Call of Duty: Black Ops II wants to surprise you. For one, the campaign will offer branching paths and alternate endings, with the storyline changing depending on decisions you make. Should you fail select missions the story will still continue, with characters living or dying depending on your actions. While we're not...

April2012

  • News God of War: Ascension Has 8-Player Multiplayer

    You are not alone

    God of War: Ascension will be the first multiplayer God of War title, Sony's revealed. The PS3-exclusive will offer online and offline multiplayer modes for up to eight players. We'll see more in a few hours during the God of War: Ascension live stream at the PlayStation Blog. Are you happy GoW is joining the online realm or is it...

  • News Sony's Move-Exclusive Datura Dated

    Out in May

    Time to pick up that Move controller again — Sony's launching Datura on 9th May. The Move-exclusive action adventure is joint venture between Sony Santa Monica and Polish developer Plastic. It's billed as a "unique, interactive art experience", so don't expect God of War Move, but we're always up for unique and interactive art...

  • News Bring Friends for a Ghost Recon Future Soldier Multiplayer Vid

    Kill confirmed

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier might have taken its time getting here, but if you like loud bangs and big guns the trailer below will make up for the wait. The latest multiplayer trailer from Ubisoft shows all kinds of futuristic tech, from camouflage suits to stealthy hacking, as well as fulfilling your recommended daily...

  • News Resident Evil 6 Shuffles Forward to October Release

    Cites "tasty autumn brains"

    Zombies don't like fire, but they're not too fond of the cold either, which could go some way to explaining why Capcom's brought its big Christmas title Resident Evil 6 forward by nearly two months to early October. Previously set for release in late November, the game's now due for 2nd October, meaning it'll be among the...

  • News Sonic 4: Episode II Japan-Bound on 16th May

    Spinteresting

    SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 just got its first official release date: 16th May in Japan. The second episode of the retro reboot will cost ¥1,500 — that's about £11.49 or $18, but expect Western prices to be much lower: the original was $14.99 before dropping to $9.99 after a few months. There's also a special bonus for...

  • News Warren Spector: PS3 Version of Epic Mickey 2 "Isn't Just Up-Rezzed"

    Not just a HD port

    The news that Warren Spector's Junction Point was focused on the Wii version of Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, with PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions being developed by UK-based Blitz Games, may have led to worries that PS3 could see a bare-boned HD port. As Spector explained to Eurogamer.net, however, a 'virtual team'...

March2012

  • News Assassin's Creed III Collector's Editions Revealed

    Sharpshooters, look out

    Ubisoft has lifted the veil on its special editions that will accompany Assassin's Creed III when it launches later this year. The limited edition packages below are for PAL regions only — sorry, NTSC — and come in three flavours: Freedom, Join or Die and Special. Here's what's in what: Assassin's Creed III Freedom...

  • News Resistance: Burning Skies Trailer Lights Up

    Isn't futile

    Your first look at footage of Resistance: Burning Skies on PS Vita is right below these very words. Nihilistic's shooter is heading for release at the end of May, with more details to be revealed next month including the first information on its multiplayer mode. Until then get watching the video below and see how many new weapons and...

  • News There's a Lot of Dialogue in BioShock Infinite

    Chatterbox

    The original BioShock was a fairly chatty game, but the upcoming BioShock Infinite is poised to puts its predecessor to shame. Series creator Ken Levine has revealed that there is “three or four times” more scripting in a single level of Infinite than in the entirety of the original game combined. That leaves a lot of room to say...

  • News Virtua Fighter Legend Chibita Talks Final Showdown

    The 'little kid' speaks

    SEGA's Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is out in a few months, hoping to draw in a new breed of players to its "speed chess" gameplay. If you practise for years and years and years, you might be as good as VF legend Chibita. The Japanese pro talked to the official SEGA Blog about his play style, career and the...

  • News Runner 2 Delayed Until November

    It's a bit of a trip up

    Sony gamers have enjoyed some spectacular and exclusive download titles, though the BIT.TRIP series from Gaijin Games is perhaps one group of Wii exclusives that will have attracted envious glances. Thankfully, the developer's latest title, Runner 2 - Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, is confirmed for the PlayStation Network, so...

  • News GAME Won't Stock Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City or Ninja Gaiden 3

    Confirmed by the publishers

    UK Retailer GAME has missed out on a number of big releases in recent weeks as a result of losing its credit insurance, as negotiations with publishers and distributors have continued to break down. As the company reportedly seeks buyers, its been confirmed that two more high-profile PS3 titles won't be stocked by the...

  • News Enhanced Deadly Premonition Heading for PS3

    We had a feeling

    Xbox-exclusive Deadly Premonition was one of 2011's most divisive games: as flawed as it was enjoyable, review scores for it run nearly the whole spectrum, with a 10 from Destructoid and 2.0 from IGN. The news that an enhanced version is the on way to PS3 is probably pretty welcome, then. Former Marvelous man Yasuhiro Wada and game...

  • News Dead or Alive 5 Could Feature More Virtua Fighter Characters

    Shun Di, please

    If you’re really keen to play Virtua Fighter without, y’know, actually playing Virtua Fighter, then it looks like Dead or Alive 5 is going to have your curious demands covered. Not content with adding Virtua Fighter’s Akira Yuki to the roster, Team Ninja’s Yosuke Hayashi has hinted that more characters from SEGA’s well...

  • News Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Rated for Vita

    Sneaking into view

    The release of Metal Gear Solid HD Collection on PS3 was given a warm welcome by fans of the series. Combining three top-class games in one package is never a bad thing, as our Metal Gear Solid HD Collection review explains. Now that Vita is on the scene with capabilities that are comparable, in some respects, to PS3, it's...

  • News Assassin's Creed III Reveal Trailer is Here

    Deadly

    After recent teasing Ubisoft's finally pulled the hood off its upcoming trilogy-closer Assassin's Creed III. You've probably already clicked the trailer below, and who can blame you? Assassin's Creed III is due for release this October.

  • News First Jet Set Radio Footage Skates Past

    Slick

    SEGA's posted the first trailer for its upcoming digital release of Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio, and it looks... well, like a sharper version of Jet Set Radio. The trailer's got everything you'd want: Captain Onishima, skating, tagging and some of that awesome music too. Here's hoping the game's legendary soundtrack survives intact, though...

February2012

  • News Doctor Who on Vita Will Use Unreal Engine 3

    Powered up Tardis

    It's no secret that Vita is the most powerful handheld ever released, pushing visuals that, on the smaller OLED screen, can be comparable to PS3. That's reinforced by the news that the upcoming Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will use Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3, the same technology powering the PS3 and PC versions of the game. This...

  • News Retro City Rampage Hijacks Vita and PS3

    Firing Vblanks

    Indie developer Vblank Entertainment is bringing Retro City Rampage to PS3 and PS Vita, designer Brian Provinciano revealed on the official PS EU Blog. The game — originally revealed for WiiWare several years ago — is now coming to PSN and Vita in May this year. We won't hold our breath: once upon a time it was set for release in...

  • News bitComposer Announces Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers

    No mention of Move

    Russian developer bitComposer Games has revealed its new aerial dogfight title, Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers, will release on PS3 in late 2012. The follow-up to 2011 dogfight game Air Conflicts: Secret Wars, Pacific Carriers aims to offer more of the same "real battles, fictitious story" from the original, although...

  • News New Max Payne 3 Trailer Shares the Story

    Time to rescue the girl

    Max Payne 3 isn't far away, and gamers of a certain vintage no doubt hope that it can live up to the high standards set by Max Payne and Max Payne 2. With Rockstar Games producing this new entry, it'll be interesting to see how this third title will vary from its predecessors. One area where it's set to carry on as normal is...

  • News Street Fighter X Tekken Line-Up Locked Down

    Final round - ready?

    Capcom's finally confirmed the full roster for crossover scrapper Street Fighter X Tekken ahead of its launch early next month. Street Fighter stalwarts M. Bison (Dictator) and Akuma join Tekken classics Jin Kazama and Aztec God of fighting Ogre for a meaty line-up of 43 playable pugilists. Street Fighter X Tekken on PS3 is...

  • News Capcom Reloads Resident Evil 6 with New Details

    All you need to know inside

    Resident Evil 6's first trailer certainly got our attention, and now Capcom has followed up with some details about the game's setting, characters and all-important controls. Chris Redfield ventures to fictional coastal Chinese town Liangshang, with the game set in the very-near-indeed future: 2013. Players will be able...

  • News New Little King's Story Dated for Japan

    Get out the red carpet

    For those very few that enjoyed the delights of Little King's Story on Wii, the confirmation of New Little King's Story on Vita came as wonderful news. As confirmed by Andriasang, there isn't long to wait for Japanese Vita owners to enjoy some royal authority. It's been confirmed that New Little King's Story will be released...

  • News Sony Provides Official Vita First Edition Unboxing

    YouTube unboxing regulars despair

    It seems like the Sony PR machine is cranking into its maximum gear today, with its latest video providing an official unboxing of the Vita First Edition pre-order package: the bundle comes at a set price and includes a copy of Little Deviants. This is exclusive to selected retailers in the U.S. and Canada, meaning...

  • News SEGA Attacks with Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Trailer

    Evading throw escape!

    We're just a little bit excited about Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, due to land on PSN this summer. The latest entry in what some would call the greatest fighting game series ever, VF5FS introduces new character Jean Kujo and brings back sumo champion Taka-Arashi, not seen on a home console since Dreamcast's Virtua Fighter 3...

January2012

December2011

  • News The Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Trailer Is In

    Touch it

    Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is out in February and comes with the Heroes and Heralds DLC as standard, Capcom announced today. The DLC is just one of the bonus features in UMvC3, including the ability to use your PS Vita as a PlayStation 3 controller and exclusive gold herald colours for all characters. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is a...

  • News Persona 4: The Golden Summons New Screenshots

    Gold standard

    The high school friends of PlayStation 2's swansong RPG will soon be graduating to PS Vita, bringing along with them new characters, voice-overs and gameplay features. The game will also feature some revamped visuals, which you can check out in the new screens Atlus have revealed for the game. For those who missed the original, will...

  • News StarDrone Extreme Trailer Makes You Go Boom

    Another launch title

    Beatshapers' StarDrone Extreme is shooting its way to PlayStation Vita in time for the console's launch, and we have a trailer to prove it. PlayStation Network fans might already recognise the name: StarDrone for PlayStation Move saw the light of day earlier this year, with the Vita version promising new stages and features,...

  • News Ninja Gaiden III Packs In a Dead or Alive 5 Demo Too

    More for your money

    Hack-and-slash Ninja Gaiden III is bringing a little gift when it launches in Japan on 22nd March. Early purchasers will get an exclusive Dead or Alive 5 demo featuring Ayane and Hayate, but anyone who picks up the game's collector's edition will also get Hayabusa and Hitomi in their demo, as well as a figurine and other good...

  • News We Have 9 New PlayStation Vita Trailers Inside

    What are you waiting for?

    PlayStation Vita is just three days away from release in Japan, so it's understandable that Sony is cranking up the excitement with new trailers for some of its biggest games. We won't waste your time with text: here's the videos you came to see. Escape Plan Uncharted: Golden Abyss Gravity Rush Wipeout 2048 Super...

  • News Deadmau5 Shapes Sound Shapes' Soundscapes

    On the sea shore

    DJ Deadmau5 has signed up to provide exclusive new tracks for upcoming music platformer Sound Shapes. According to the press release, Deadmau5 will create "a variety of exclusive new tracks" for the game, due out for Vita in 2012. We took the game for a spin back in September: our Sound Shapes preview tells you all you...

  • News Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom on Vita Lets You Tap to Attack

    All the finger fighting detailed

    Capcom's PS Vita port of Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 will have some pretty cool features. You can watch online matches over WiFi, trade "gold" versions of characters with nearby players and even use the system's touch controls to dole out combos. Capcom recently detailed the later, giving a run down on how...

  • News Move Takes the Mound in MLB The Show 12

    Big hitter

    MLB 11 The Show only uses PlayStation Move in its home run derby mode. While that's serviceable, next year's MLB 12 The Show is going to make much more use of the motion controller, according to the PlayStation Blog. Community manager Ramone Russell confirmed the next instalment uses Move for everything: batting, fielding, pitching and...

  • News Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath Move Controls Due "In a Few Months"

    Game out on 21st December

    We reported the other day that Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath isn't Move-enabled at launch, but it seems we may have to wait a while longer for its Move patch than we'd first hoped. Just Add Water confirmed the game will release in Europe on 21st December for £9.99, but stated that Move controls — along with 3DTV support and...

November2011

  • News Take a Closer Look at Ubisoft's PlayStation Vita Line-Up

    It's everywhere

    After the avalanche of Vita announcements this week we've got some brand new screenshots of Ubisoft's Vita range to share with you. First up is racing game Asphalt Injection, the latest in Gameloft's street racing series, featuring 52 licensed cars, 20 tracks and 100 different events to beat. It's not quite giving Ridge Racer a run...

  • News PS Vita's First-Party European Launch Line-up Revealed

    Ready and waiting

    Sony has just revealed the complete list of first-party games launching on PS Vita across Europe on February 22nd of next year. The list includes games like Uncharted: Golden Abyss, WipEout 2048 and Escape Plan, as well as the two new PS Vita games just announced. Browse the full list below, and be sure to

  • News New Vita Shooter from Zipper Interactive, MotorStorm RC Announced

    More first-party goodness

    Sony has two more titles to add to the PS Vita's ever-growing roster of first party games. Set two launch beside PS Vita come February 22nd, the two titles come from veteran studios Zipper Interactive (MAG, Socom 4) and Evolution Studios (MotorStorm Apocalypse). Unit 13 Brought to us by the

  • News A New Ridge Racer Vita Trailer Slides In

    The pack leader?

    As you'd expect from the series' graphical heritage, Ridge Racer on Vita is one of the better looking games racing towards the system for launch, as this new trailer from Namco Bandai below reinforces. The video briefly introduces the game's new customisation features, but mostly it's all about drifting and driving really, really...

  • News F1 2011 Joins the Vita Grid at Launch

    Start your engines

    Racing fans will be well catered-for at the launch of PlayStation Vita: as well as Ridge Racer, Codemasters has announced it'll have F1 2011 ready for release on launch day too. The officially licensed and critically well-received racer lands in Europe on Vita launch day — that's 22nd February 2012, of course — with a new...

  • News Sony to Remove Sorcery's Invisibility Cloak Next Month

    Wands at the ready

    It's been close to five months since we last heard anything about Sorcery, when Sony told us the game was still in development. Now the company has said we'll all see more of the much-anticipated Move title next month. Sony told IGN that the game is still in the works and will be shown off to press at December's holiday showcase...

  • News MLB 12 The Show Bats for Vita on 6th March

    Here comes the pitch

    Baseball and video games are an ideal match, but a baseball game you can take on the go? That sounds like an even more winning combination. Sony has announced that MLB 12 The Show will hit PS Vita and PlayStation 3 on 6th March 2012, just ahead of Spring training. SCEA PR manager Eric Levine is keen to point out that the game...

  • News Wipeout 2048 Controls, Courses and Camera Detailed

    Futuristic Q&A

    Wipeout 2048 is one of the most anticipated Vita games racing toward launch, and the PlayStation Blog just posted a Q&A with producer Michael Pulst about what players can expect come launch. Pulst revealed that tracks can now span multiple vertical levels, with alternate paths offering an extra layer of strategic choice: will you...

  • News Play God with Babel Rising on PSN Next Year

    Thou shalt not miss it

    This one passed us by last week, but Ubisoft's announced its first Move-enabled download will see the light of day in 2012. Called Babel Rising, it's a big brother to the current iOS game that sees you using God-like powers to stop the Babylonians finishing the titular tower. We've not been able to unleash the wrath of God...

  • News Toki Tori Makes a PSN Nest on 16th November

    Egged on

    Adorable puzzle platformer Toki Tori is just two weeks from getting PSN all in a flap, with a European release confirmed for 16th November. The game will set Brits back £6.29 or those who use the Euro €7.99, a superb price considering Toki Tori on WiiWare costs 900 Nintendo Points, or around £8. To celebrate the launch — and Toki...

  • News Fact Sheet Confirms Online and More for FIFA 12

    Be a Pro and Career modes both in

    Were you impressed by those FIFA 12 PlayStation Vita screenshots? Want to know more about EA's inevitably world-conquering portable football sim? Then here's all the information we have about the game condensed into one lovely fact sheet. The information includes the confirmation of online play but be wary of the...

  • News Machinarium Creator Favours DualShock Over Move

    But why?

    Machinarium is coming to PlayStation Network next year in what developer Amanita Design says is "the definitive version" of the game, but Amanita founder Jakub Dvorský isn't a full convert to the Move controls yet. Speaking to Eurogamer, Dvorský revealed he's sticking with DualShock over the game's optional motion controls: For...

  • News inFAMOUS 2 Move Patch Lands Next Week

    And it's free

    Enjoying rattling around a vampire-infested New Marais in inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood with your PlayStation Move? The good news is that next week you'll be able to grab a free update for inFAMOUS 2 that adds motion support to that game too. Expect the Move patch to be available in the middle of next week, and stay tuned for our review...

October2011

  • News Go Behind the Scenes with BioShock Infinite's Voice Actors

    Digging in a bit deeper

    It’s sadly been a while since we’ve had the chance to bring you anything news related to BioShock Infinite, but thankfully that's just came to an abrupt end. Irrational Games just released a new video that takes us deeper into the main characters of the game: Booker DeWitt and Elizabeth. Irrational Games' Creative...

  • News Hydrophobia Prophecy Washes Up Next Week

    Sandbags at the ready

    Hydrophobia Prophecy is about to whet your appetite for water-based puns: it's out on PSN next week. North America gets it on 1st November with a European release on 2nd November. The best bit is the price: just $7.99 in North America or £5.10 in the UK, the game is free to PlayStation Plus subscribers. Hydrophobia Prophecy...

  • News Who's Competing in Grand Slam Tennis 2?

    Roster revealed

    Eager to find out who's going to be available to play in EA's Grand Slam Tennis 2? The publisher just revealed the full line-up of stars, past and present, who'll be appearing in the upcoming Move tennis game. The roster includes current players like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams alongside legendary racquet-wielders...

  • News inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood Trailer Really Bites

    Screens and facts inside too

    You finally get to grapple with Cole McGrath and PlayStation Move next week, as Sony releases inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood on PlayStation Network this coming Wednesday. Now we have the game's final fact sheet, screenshots and trailer to get you all fired up. Festival of Blood is a standalone game in its own right rather...

  • News Move Takes to the Skies With Combat Wings in February

    Watch your six!

    After the perfectly passable Air Conflicts: Secret Wars, Move owners are in for some more aerial dogfighting action next year when Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII lands on PS3. City Interactive just announced the game will see the light of day in North America on 7th February before reaching Europe just a few days later on...

  • News House of the Dead Takes You Down to the Carnival

    Will you hit a winner?

    SEGA's gratuitously gory House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut is just a few days away from launch, with SEGA cranking up the excitement by showing off another new trailer, this time of the game's carnival stage. Not to be confused with Sony's upcoming Carnival Island, of course — they're very different beasts — the...