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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Easter Edition 2

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Easter Edition 2

Cracking good time

The long Easter weekend is upon us, which means that this editor will be spending his lie-ins hoping that Jessica Rabbit hops by with a chocolate heart. Curious fantasies aside, it’s been over a year now since we started the ‘What Are You Playing This Weekend’ series, meaning that this is the second Easter Edition that...

News: So, the PSP Almost Matched the Vita's Sales in USA Last Month

So, the PSP Almost Matched the Vita's Sales in USA Last Month

The end is nigh

Step out of a New York subway station and you’ll no longer be greeted by a religious zealot with a sandwich board, but instead a dedicated handheld decrier. “Portable consoles are dead,” they’ll scream, pointing to pictures of the PlayStation Vita with a big red line drawn through it. And they may be right, as NPD data has...

News: Gorgeous Indie Platformer Teslagrad Will Be Electrifying the PS3 and Vita

Gorgeous Indie Platformer Teslagrad Will Be Electrifying the PS3 and Vita

Tesla? I barely know her

Indie platformers are dime a dozen these days, but very few are as visually striking as Rain Games' stunning title Teslagrad. Taking massive cues from classic Disney, the game's painterly and picturesque panoramas have a very distinct look to them. What's more, the Norwegian developer has painstakingly attempted to...

News: Xbox Exclusive Titanfall Almost Fired onto the PlayStation Vita

Xbox Exclusive Titanfall Almost Fired onto the PlayStation Vita

Microscopic mechs

Respawn Entertainment’s first-person shooter Titanfall may have stomped all over the PlayStation 4, but there was talk of a PlayStation Vita port before the developer signed with Microsoft. According to GameTrailers TV host Geoff Keighley’s meaty Final Hours of Titanfall application, the developer reached out to Sony prior to...

Store Update: 16th April 2014 (Europe)

16th April 2014 (Europe)

Still gleaming

It’s a big week for the European PlayStation Store, with new PlayStation 4 titles Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn and Trials Fusion vying for your attention. Other highlights include EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and The Sly Trilogy for PlayStation Vita. What are you buying? Pre-Ord

Who Would Win Wednesdays: Alduin vs. Bahamut

Alduin vs. Bahamut

Round 11

We're now so far into Who Wins Wednesdays that we've had to start using numbers when it comes to typing out the tagline. We've had ten features leading up to today's duel, with the last battle ending up as a win for everyone's favourite alien, Garrus Vakarian. In an attempt to keep things feeling fresh, we're going to move away from gun...

Review: The Sly Collection (PlayStation Vita)

The Sly Collection (PlayStation Vita)

Anthropomorphic excellence

While the Jak & Daxter and Ratchet & Clank trilogies are widely regarded as the pinnacle of the PlayStation 2’s platforming fare, it’s Sucker Punch’s criminally underrated Sly Cooper series that stole this humble editor’s heart during the early-to-mid 2000s. Depicting the globetrotting antics of a light...

Store Update: 15th April 2014 (North America)

15th April 2014 (North America)

Trials and error

If you’ve been itching for something new to play on your PlayStation 4, then there’s a little something for everyone available in the latest North American PlayStation Store update. In addition to Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn, early adopters can also look forward to motorcycle sim Trials Fusion and visual powerhouses...

Review: Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (PlayStation Vita)

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (PlayStation Vita)

Born to try

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars is one of the strangest games that you’ll ever play. Its premise – which, in essence, revolves around mating – provides an odd starting point, but get past this and you’ll find a surprisingly enjoyable excursion that’s only really let down by repetition and some unnecessarily sexual...

News: Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Is that a puppy in your pocket?

While shareholders plead with Nintendo to put their properties on iOS and Android devices, Sony is already casually doing just that. The platform holder recently released Knack’s Quest, a companion to the PlayStation 4 adventure created by Japan Studio – and now it’s followed up with PlayStation Vita

Rumour: Sony Stupidly Sets PSN Maintenance for Easter Monday

Sony Stupidly Sets PSN Maintenance for Easter Monday

Bunny boiler

There’s a long weekend on the way – but Sony seems eager to encourage you to go outside and play. Apparently, the platform holder is planning a period of PlayStation Network maintenance starting 16:00PM BST on 21st April through until 04:00AM BST on 22nd April. There’s nothing especially abnormal about that – aside from the fact...

News: Failed Kickstarter Citizens of Earth Is Destined to Save the World After All

Failed Kickstarter Citizens of Earth Is Destined to Save the World After All

We need you

Have you ever backed a Kickstarter only to have it fall short of its target goal, never to see the light of day? This was the fate that befell Citizens of Earth, an Earthbound-inspired RPG in which the vice president of the world must save the planet from destruction with the help of ordinary citizens. It seems that this game was...