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News: Sony's Gamescom 2014 Teaser Trailers Are Getting Worse

Sony's Gamescom 2014 Teaser Trailers Are Getting Worse

Is this some kind of hypnotherapy?

With the games industry getting ready to descend upon Germany ahead of next week’s Gamescom 2014 convention, Sony is starting to hype up its annual media briefing. A few days ago it deployed a teaser trailer for what appeared to be Until Dawn, but now it’s gone with something a little more vanilla to count down...

News: Tactical Vita Title Inner City Kids Takes Turn-Based Strategy to the Streets

Tactical Vita Title Inner City Kids Takes Turn-Based Strategy to the Streets

Pixel perfect

Inner City Kids seems to be the quintessential PlayStation Vita game. Recently announced on the PlayStation Blog, this raucous indie title sees you playing as a group of, erm, inner city kids that must save their slowly disappearing parents from an alien threat. The gameplay itself is your typical turn-based fare. You'll be offered a...

News: This Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Trailer Is Not Safe for Work

This Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Trailer Is Not Safe for Work

You've been warned

Marvelous Entertainment’s ridiculously risqué PlayStation Vita action game Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus is bouncing its way to Europe this October. The title – which is essentially a more revealing Dynasty Warriors alternative – includes a ton of characters, online multiplayer, and some of the most inappropriate outfits...

Store Update: 6th August 2014 (Europe)

6th August 2014 (Europe)

Don't go breaking my chart

It’s the sizeable roster of free PlayStation Plus titles that are likely to keep you occupied this week, with the European PlayStation Store update playing host to new Instant Game Collection arrivals Metrico and Road Not Taken. Elsewhere, highlights include The Swapper and Table Top Racing, as well as the standalone...

News: Velocity 2X Teleports into Your Head and Blows Your Brain Next Month

Velocity 2X Teleports into Your Head and Blows Your Brain Next Month

FuturLab's latest in a galaxy not so far away

FuturLab’s long awaited PlayStation 4 and Vita shmup sequel Velocity 2X is set to soar onto Sony’s suite of systems on 2nd September in North America and 3rd September in Europe. The popular Brighton-based developer confirmed the date as part of a particularly emphatic post on the PlayStation Blog,...

Out This Week: Road Not Taken, The Swapper, Metrico

Road Not Taken, The Swapper, Metrico

Clone wars

The best thing about this week’s roster of new PlayStation releases is that you’ll be playing a couple of them for free. Sony’s been especially good at marrying its Instant Game Collection updates to new arrivals of late, meaning that even if you hadn’t intended to follow the Road Not Taken or splash your cash on Metrico,...

News: BioShock's Swimming to a Smartphone Near You, But Not the PlayStation Vita

BioShock's Swimming to a Smartphone Near You, But Not the PlayStation Vita

The Rapture awaits

Assuming that series creator Ken Levine’s cancelled Final Fantasy Tactics-esque vision for BioShock Vita wasn’t a big enough kick in the teeth, 2K Games has now announced that the series’ original entry will be riding Rapture’s bathysphere to the iPhone and iPad at some point in the near future. That sinking sensation that...

News: UK Sales Charts: The Last of Us Remastered Stumbles Upon Fifth Biggest Launch of the Year

UK Sales Charts: The Last of Us Remastered Stumbles Upon Fifth Biggest Launch of the Year

All of that foraging paid off

Naughty Dog’s hard work porting re-release The Last of Us Remastered to the PlayStation 4 wasn’t for nothing, as the next-gen escapade has attained the fifth biggest launch of the year in the UK – an impressive feat considering that 90 per cent of the nation’s living it up in Alicante right now. It also secured...

Push Rewind: The Last of Us Remastered, PS Plus Freebies, and Destiny Concerns

The Last of Us Remastered, PS Plus Freebies, and Destiny Concerns

Groove jet

Summer’s ordinarily slow in the gaming industry, but the pounding in this editor’s head suggests that another convention is lurking. We’re right about a week away from German show GamesCom, which means that everything’s kicking off in the PlayStation Nation right now. And that includes several high-profile releases, spanning The...

News: Fascinating Indie Teslagrad Will Fetch a Fancy Physical Release on PS4, PS3, and Vita

Fascinating Indie Teslagrad Will Fetch a Fancy Physical Release on PS4, PS3, and Vita

Electrifying stuff

It's not often that you hear of an indie game getting a physical release, but that's exactly what's happening with Rain Games' Teslagrad. Speaking on its official Facebook account, the developer stated that it's teamed up with SOEDESCO Benelux in order to bring a boxed copy of the title to store shelves. What's more, the studio...

News: PlayStation Hardware Sales Leave Xbox in the Dust

PlayStation Hardware Sales Leave Xbox in the Dust

PS4 reverses firm's fortunes

It’s no real secret that the PlayStation 4 is a runaway success, and that’s been reflected by Sony’s latest hardware sales figures. In the platform holder’s most recent financial report, the company claims that its gaming business has seen a 95.7 per cent increase in revenue year-over-year, with the division...

Review: Magical Beat (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Magical Beat (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Rhythm stick

The goal of Magical Beat is simple to learn, but incredibly difficult to master. It’s a bit of a mix between Lumines and Tetris, where you have to drop blocks known as beatons to the beat of the music. There’s a Beat Sync Gauge which provides a metronome and information on the current tempo of the track, but it’s much easier to...