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Review: Ys: Memories of Celceta (PlayStation Vita)

Ys: Memories of Celceta (PlayStation Vita)

Never forget

The Ys series has a peculiar past consisting of large gaps between sequels, a slew of different developers creating non-canon side projects, and an overall lack of localisation in Europe and North America. However, despite all of this turmoil, its refined mechanics and generally dependable quality has earned it a loyal following all...

Rumour: Europe, You May Be Getting a Free Copy of Dead Nation for PS4

Europe, You May Be Getting a Free Copy of Dead Nation for PS4

March's meaty PlayStation Plus offering leaks

It seems that Resogun developer Housemarque has been busy porting its macabre isometric undead-'em-up Dead Nation to the PlayStation 4, as speculation suggests that the arcade shooter could be gunning its way into Europe's PlayStation Plus lineup for March. Despite not even being announced for Sony's...

Talking Point: Who's the Cutest Couple on PlayStation?

Who's the Cutest Couple on PlayStation?

Love at first sight

Roses are red, violets are blue, and believe it or not, there’s a PlayStation couple out there for you. While you deal with the consequences of buying your significant other the wrong box of chocolates, we figured that you may appreciate a spot of escapism. And what better way to celebrate the current commercially exaggerated...

News: Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Performs Its Best Poker Face on PS Vita

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Performs Its Best Poker Face on PS Vita

Would you like to play a game?

You may be celebrating the release of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc right now, but you haven’t got long to wait until its sequel arrives. During a press event overnight, NIS America announced that Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair will shoot down more lies on the PlayStation Vita in Europe and North America later...

News: January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

Return of the king

Stock shortages may have caused a setback in Sony’s assault on North America in December, but the PlayStation 4 has climbed right back to the top of the console tree in January. According to the Japanese giant, its freshest format was the best selling next-gen system in North America last month, with the burly black box almost...

News: MLB 14 The Show Batted Back into May 2014 on PlayStation 4

MLB 14 The Show Batted Back into May 2014 on PlayStation 4

Strike two

Sony San Diego needs a little more time to bowl you over with MLB 14 The Show on the PlayStation 4. Following a press event in North America this week, the developer has revealed that the inaugural next-gen iteration in its critically acclaimed baseball simulation will not arrive until May 2014 – a month or so after the game takes a...

News: Want More BlazBlue? Don't Worry, Its Prequel Is Coming

Want More BlazBlue? Don't Worry, Its Prequel Is Coming

Brawler does its best visual novel impression

While the fighting franchise BlazBlue may be best known for its eye-catching visuals and bizarre combat, it's also renowned for its crazier plot. And thanks to Aksys Games, you'll be able to delve further into this twisted and somewhat confusing world with the prequel, XBlaze Code: Embryo. Set to...

Store Update: 12th February 2014 (Europe)

12th February 2014 (Europe)

The age of demons

This week’s European PlayStation Store update is all about the PlayStation Vita, with three top titles launching on the flagship handheld format. First up is Tecmo Koei’s hunting game Toukiden: The Age of Demons, which will be joined on Friday by murder mystery Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. If you’re in search of...

News: PS Vita Exclusive Tearaway Acknowledged At Last in BAFTA Nominations

PS Vita Exclusive Tearaway Acknowledged At Last in BAFTA Nominations

The Last of Us also on point

Paper-based platformer Tearaway was assembled in the picturesque British town of Guildford, so it’s perhaps not overly surprising to see it recognised in this year’s BAFTA awards. Still, the underappreciated adventure has excelled a little more than even we expected, accruing an incredible eight nominations across...

Store Update: 11th February 2014 (North America)

11th February 2014 (North America)

Lightning strikes

It’s another big week for the North American PlayStation Store, with JRPG threequel Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII leading the charge on the PlayStation 3. It’s been accompanied by a bunch of noteworthy PlayStation Vita titles, including Toukiden: The Age of Demons, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, and Llamasoft’s...

News: PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

PS Vita's Memory Cards May Cost a Bomb, But Digital Purchases Are on the Rise

Add to basket

At a recent press event, Sony revealed that almost half of all purchases on the PlayStation Vita are digital. SCEA executive John Koller released the snippet, stating that 48 per cent of the handheld's games are purchased through the PlayStation Store. Although he didn't reveal the same figures for the PlayStation 4, the suit did say...

Rumour: Voice Actor Guilty of Accidentally Spilling Danganronpa 2 Localisation Plans

Voice Actor Guilty of Accidentally Spilling Danganronpa 2 Localisation Plans

Do a google search first

Today might mark the launch of the engrossing Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc in North America, but the game's sequel may already be in the process of being localised. Earlier in the day, voice actor Kyle Hebert tweeted about his role as Kazuichi Souda, and the title's release. The problem is that Hebert's previously...

News: No Heroes Allowed Turns To Puzzles In New Vita Adventure

No Heroes Allowed Turns To Puzzles In New Vita Adventure

It's free-to-play, too

No Heroes Allowed may not invoke many memories, but you may remember the niche PSP dungeon builder Holy Invasion of Privacy Badman, What did I do to deserve this?, and although their titles may be different, they are indeed a part of the same family of weirdly wonderful games, with the freshly announced No Heroes Allowed: No...

News: Tidus and Yuna Enjoy Valentine's Day Early in This Final Fantasy X HD Trailer

Tidus and Yuna Enjoy Valentine's Day Early in This Final Fantasy X HD Trailer

Life is just a (final) fantasy

Final Fantasy X HD Remaster is just around the corner, and just in case we forget, here's a video of Tidus and Yuna having a smooch. Those of you who have pre-ordered the PS Vita bundle will also benefit from a recently announced pre-order bonus, in the form of three art cards. Will you be like the well-groomed couple...

Review: TxK (PlayStation Network - Vita)

TxK (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Trippin’ balls tremendously

You could look at TxK and pass it off as a simple indie game that harks back to the arcade shooter days of old. However, dismissing it as such would not account for the history and significance behind it. Jeff Minter, the game’s creator, has been in the industry since 1982, and is arguably best known for his 1994...