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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 121

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 121

The calm before the E3 2016 storm

Everything that possibly could have gone wrong went wrong this week, but it's going to take the onset of another Ice Age to prevent us from covering E3 2016 to the extent that you expect. Before the big show gets underway, though, there's just enough time for our weekly edition of WAYP. Let's get this over with...

News: May 2016 NPD: Uncharted 4 Helps US Industry Swing Upwards

May 2016 NPD: Uncharted 4 Helps US Industry Swing Upwards

No comment from Sony again

After April 2016's desperately dire NPD report, the US industry has rebounded in May, with total physical spend up four per cent year-over-year – raking in a handsome $528.6 million. While hardware and accessories declined yet again (by 10 per cent and two per cent respectively), it was software that propelled the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: No Competition for Dragon Quest Heroes II at the Top

Japanese Sales Charts: No Competition for Dragon Quest Heroes II at the Top

Overwatch and Uncharted 4 also stick around

Dragon Quest Heroes II has enjoyed its second successive week at the top of the Japanese software charts, selling through another 43,640 copies on PlayStation 4, while the Vita and PlayStation 3 versions settled in second and third place, respectively. Good stuff for Square Enix's long running property,...

Store Update: 7th June 2016 (North America)

7th June 2016 (North America)

#Content

A spot of parkour, por favor. As was the case with the European PlayStation Store update, Mirror's Edge Catalyst is the highlight overseas. However, there is one surprise addition: Psychonauts is available now as a PlayStation 2 Classic for the PlayStation 4. Apologies this whole list is written in a loud voice – blame the

News: Gundam: Extreme VS-Force Blasts onto European Vitas in July

Gundam: Extreme VS-Force Blasts onto European Vitas in July

Beam rifles at the ready

Back in April, Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS-Force got a North American release date, and European fans have been waiting for their turn ever since. Fortunately, Bandai Namco's confirmed that the mech based brawler will be jetting to the Old World on the same day - the 12th July. However, it's worth reiterating that...

Store Update: 7th June 2016 (Europe)

7th June 2016 (Europe)

Catalyst

Oooh, boy – have all these pre-E3 2016 release dates left you salivating over the European PlayStation Store update? As has become common for the PlayStation 4 lately, it's a humongous refresh this week, with Mirror's Edge Catalyst and SteamWorld Heist being the big names – accompanied by a literal stream of other titles, including

News: Cutesy PS4, Vita Spin-Off World of Final Fantasy Stacks Up in October

Cutesy PS4, Vita Spin-Off World of Final Fantasy Stacks Up in October

Cloud nine

The deluge of Final Fantasy games continues, as Square Enix has attached a release date to chibi spin-off World of Final Fantasy ahead of E3 2016. The game – which is set to release on the PlayStation 4 and Vita – will bring a bit of colour to your PlayStation platform of choice from 25th October in North America and 28th October...

News: UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Out for Uncharted 4, DOOM

UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Out for Uncharted 4, DOOM

Evergreen arrivals continue to dominate

We have a sneaking suspicion that the UK sales charts have found three new permanent fixtures: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, DOOM, and Overwatch. While Blizzard's FPS is only in its second week – and has managed to secure top spot yet again – the other two titles have been loitering around for some time...

News: Japan Votes for PlayStation's Most Memorable Games

Japan Votes for PlayStation's Most Memorable Games

Long in the memory

Famitsu, the famous Japanese gaming magazine, is celebrating its 30th anniversary – and it's asked readers to vote for their most memorable games per console as a consequence. A whopping 2,921 people responded, with the rules stating that participants could only pen one title per platform. We've included the top ten titles for...

News: Cosmic Star Heroine Is the SEGA CD-Esque RPG Your PS4, Vita Has Been Itching For

Cosmic Star Heroine Is the SEGA CD-Esque RPG Your PS4, Vita Has Been Itching For

Cor, blimey – get a load of that soundtrack! Cosmic Star Heroine – the Phantasy Star-inspired role-playing release from Zeboyd Games – has been a long time coming, but the above E3 2016 trailer confirms that the SEGA CD-esque nostalgia-fest is almost here. In fact, you'll be filling protagonist Alyssa L'Salle's red beret this summer. We...

News: PS Vita Passes 5 Million Units Milestone in Japan

PS Vita Passes 5 Million Units Milestone in Japan

Celebrate good times

It may have struggled globally, but the PlayStation Vita is still pretty darn relevant in Japan, with the handheld passing the five million units milestone in the region today. The news comes courtesy of the latest Media Create report, which signalled that the portable sold 14,956 units during the period spanning 23rd May to...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II Conquers the Top Spot with Ease

Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II Conquers the Top Spot with Ease

Overwatch also blasts into top 5

Realistically, there was only ever going to be one game to take the top spot of the latest Japanese software charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II. The super slimy sequel smashed into first place on PlayStation 4, selling through a very respectable 184,820 copies. It was followed by the Vita version in second, and the...

Store Update: 31st May 2016 (North America)

31st May 2016 (North America)

(Burn) out of bounds

Dangerous Golf arrives on the PlayStation 4 this week – or should that be PlayStation Fore?! It's joined by some proper badass birdies, including Oxenfree and The Witcher III: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine. If you don't fancy sipping on either of those then there's quite literally a dozen other releases vying for your attention...