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Out This Week: Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, Fluster Cluck

Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, Fluster Cluck

Cluckin' hell

And breathe again. After the downpour of new releases in October, we’re thankful for a week that doesn’t have quite as much stuff. Not that there’s an overwhelming lack of new PlayStation titles for you to plough through, with Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, and the brilliantly named Fluster Cluck all vying for your...

Store Update: 21st October 2014 (North America)

21st October 2014 (North America)

Bring the bleat back

Have mercy upon us, great gaming gods, for we cannot cope with the software overload that you’re subjecting us to. This week’s North American PlayStation Store update may be light on heavy hitters, but it more than makes up for any shortcomings in sheer girth. Highlights include Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, and

News: Senran Kagura Bon Appétit! Covers Vita in Whipped Cream

Senran Kagura Bon Appétit! Covers Vita in Whipped Cream

Great British Bust Off

If asparagus is an aphrodisiac, then Marvelous must have been chomping down the spring vegetable by the plateful when it conceived Senran Kagura Bon Appétit!. More or less Cooking Mama with ninja chefs, this rhythmic PlayStation Vita release sees you matching button inputs in order prepare a delicious dish for the depraved...

News: Wild Season Is the PS4 and Vita Harvest Moon That You've Been Hankering For

Wild Season Is the PS4 and Vita Harvest Moon That You've Been Hankering For

Farmyard fun

We love shooting space marines in the cranium as much as the next gamer, but sometimes we need a little respite. Quickfire Games hopes to serve up just that with Wild Season, an agricultural adventure due out on the PlayStation 4 and Vita in 2015. Inspired by the likes of Harvest Moon, the title will see you assume the role of a...

Push Rewind: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00, Grand Theft Auto V Bundles, NPD Sales

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00, Grand Theft Auto V Bundles, NPD Sales

The evil within

Push Rewind is back from the dead ready to haunt you ahead of Hallowe’en. Actually, this editor was simply too busy to put together this regular feature last week, so unfortunately it had to lay low for a few days. Thankfully, we’re back with a vengeance this time – and with more reviews and features than you can shake a...

Review: Jet Car Stunts (PlayStation Network)

Jet Car Stunts (PlayStation Network)

Trials and error

Jet Car Stunts’ arrival on the PlayStation 3 and Vita marks the popular mobile game’s first foray onto consoles. Historically, adapted smartphone titles end up feeling a little, well, off when they’re converted to consoles – but there are exceptions. The big question, then, is whether Grip Games has managed to make True...

Store Preview: Legend of Korra, Samurai Warriors 4, Just Dance 2015

Legend of Korra, Samurai Warriors 4, Just Dance 2015

Korra, blimey

There’s set to be a spot of animal magic on the PlayStation Store this week, as zany side-scroller Escape Goat 2 bleats aside the competition, and trots onto Sony’s next-gen system. It’ll be joined by fellow curiosity Fluster Cluck, a four-player party game starring chickens in space suits. It’s a jungle out there. If...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 43

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 43

Sweet talker

Like a particularly aggressive salesman, WAYP refuses to get out of your face. It only feels like a few days ago that this editor was compiling Issue 42, but already Issue 43 is here – we’ll be penning the Christmas special soon. Until then, it’s business as usual: we’ll tell you everything that we’re playing, and then open...

News: PlayStation's Leading Ladies Get a Little More Affordable in NA PSN Flash Sale

PlayStation's Leading Ladies Get a Little More Affordable in NA PSN Flash Sale

Girl power

You’ll be able to spend some quality time with PlayStation’s most popular female protagonists this weekend – and you won’t have to break your bank balance in the process. Sony’s discounted tons of top titles such as Fat Princess, Mirror’s Edge, and Portal 2 for the next few days only – with some of the prices going seriously...

News: September NPD: Sony Silences Analysts as PS4 Sales Surge

September NPD: Sony Silences Analysts as PS4 Sales Surge

Nine month winning streak rolls on

Michael Pachter appears to enjoy pushing gamers’ buttons, so we doubt that he’ll care too much about the egg on his face right now; either way, his prediction that the PlayStation 4’s winning streak would end in September was, well, wrong. Sony actually managed a ninth month atop the NPD sales charts, with

Store Update: 15th October 2014 (Europe)

15th October 2014 (Europe)

The raunchy, the creepy, and the creative

This week's selection is leaving us spoiled, and we haven't even hit November yet. If you're eager to gear up ready for some pre-Hallowe'en thrills, there's The Evil Within and Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut. Meanwhile, if you're looking to live life on the wild side, then you can play with just the...

Review: Don't Starve: Giant Edition (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Don't Starve: Giant Edition (PlayStation Network - Vita)

The mysterious beyond

Our review for roguelike survival title Don't Starve and its Reign of Giants expansion discussed the gaming equivalent of Marmite. With its unforgiving, trial-and-error gameplay, it will either leave you in utter frustration, or hook you like fellow crafting sim MineCraft. But with the title now available on the PlayStation...

Store Update: 14th October 2014 (North America)

14th October 2014 (North America)

Take your pick

Has anyone else got a better introductory sentence? These weekly PlayStation Store updates come around so quickly that we feel like a broken record at times. Still, we suppose that complaining about that fact gives us a new lead in to this North American refresh, which hosts the likes of The Evil Within and Borderlands: The...

Out This Week: Borderlands, The Evil Within, Minecraft: PS Vita Edition, Peggle 2

Borderlands, The Evil Within, Minecraft: PS Vita Edition, Peggle 2

Oh my goodness

Holy schnitzel, if you thought that last week’s edition of Out This Week was stacked with an insurmountable number of new releases, then this instalment is in a whole different league. With the summer being comparatively barren for new PlayStation software, we’re not sure why developers big and small have decided to deploy their...

Review: Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus (PlayStation Vita)

Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus (PlayStation Vita)

Well rounded

First impressions count for a lot in this fickle industry. Whether it's art style, design choices, or DLC policies, it's surprisingly easy to lose all interest in a game that doesn't initially match up to your personal preferences. For Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus, this is a big problem, as from the word go, you're bombarded by big,...

News: No Fair! Japan's Getting The Unfinished Swan on PS4 and Vita Next Week

No Fair! Japan's Getting The Unfinished Swan on PS4 and Vita Next Week

Still not finished, apparently

You may recall a rumour that was floating about the internet late last year which suggested that PlayStation 3 classic The Unfinished Swan would be recklessly flinging paint onto the PlayStation 4. The speculations were soon shot down, but we've kept our fingers crossed ever since. Apparently all our appendage-based...

News: Killzone: Mercenary Prepares for PlayStation TV with Patch

Killzone: Mercenary Prepares for PlayStation TV with Patch

Show stopper

We’re not entirely sure why Sony’s opted to delay the PlayStation TV for a month in Europe, but those of you in North America will be able to wrap your hands around the nifty little microconsole starting from tomorrow. And in order to celebrate that momentous occasion, Guerrilla Cambridge has deployed a timely patch for Killzone:...