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Review: Surge Deluxe (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Surge Deluxe (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Index addiction

There’s something deadly about the combination of addictive gameplay and online leaderboards. It’s something that we sampled in Rock Band, where grown men would blast out Hannah Montana songs in the hopes of nailing those few extra notes. Surge Deluxe is equally moreish, without ever serving as a gateway to twerking. As such, if...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita Sales Increase by 150 Per Cent Year-on-Year

Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita Sales Increase by 150 Per Cent Year-on-Year

Rising from the ashes

It’s the console that everyone loves to kick, but the PlayStation Vita is actually on the rise in Japan right now. Media Create statistics show that Sony’s flagship handheld format is the only device to build upon its early 2013 sales, with the diminutive device seeing an impressive 150 per cent upswing in popularity...

News: Court's in Session for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc's Latest Trailer

Court's in Session for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc's Latest Trailer

We reckon he did in the gym with a baseball bat

With the artistically bizarre cult hit Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc's release date drawing ever closer, we've been willing to kill in order to get our hands on some gripping gameplay footage. Thankfully, shedding blood hasn't been a necessity, with the latest embedded trailer giving us the fix...

Review: Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse - Episode 1 (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse - Episode 1 (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Not broken, just bent

Kickstarter has been the proud parent to many creations over the past few years, the latest of which is the fifth instalment in the legendary point-and-click adventure franchise, Broken Sword. Split into two parts for some bewildering reason – with the second episode due out in the first quarter of this year – Broken Sword...

First Impressions: Toukiden Looks to Forge a Strong Handheld Slay-'Em-Up

Toukiden Looks to Forge a Strong Handheld Slay-'Em-Up

Face your demons

From the developers of Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors comes Toukiden: The Age of Demons, a monster-slaying, loot-grinding, Eastern-styled action RPG that seems tailored to portable play. Publisher Tecmo Koei's dedication to Sony's troubled handheld console is admirable – but does its newest creation shine like a beacon of...

News: Blimey, PS Plus Subscriptions Have Tripled Since the PS4's Launch

Blimey, PS Plus Subscriptions Have Tripled Since the PS4's Launch

Triple the fun

PlayStation Plus may just be the best thing since sliced bread. Ok, not really – Resogun is obviously the best thing since sliced bread. But the premium subscription service comes in at a very close second, providing core gamers with a way to get more out of their expensive consoles. And it seems that the public at large mostly...

News: PS Plus Wants to Be Your Valentine with Gigantic North American Refresh

PS Plus Wants to Be Your Valentine with Gigantic North American Refresh

Outlast, Metro: Last Light, Remember Me, and more

Forget about your significant other, as the only company that you’re going to need this 14th February is your PlayStation Plus subscription. With those lucky enough to live in Europe already tucking into their fresh content, Sony has now revealed the full Instant Game Collection update for North...

Rumour: PS Vita Slim Will Not Shrink the System's Price by Much

PS Vita Slim Will Not Shrink the System's Price by Much

Colour variety off the cards, too

When it rains, it pours – at least, that’s certainly the case with Sony’s rapidly approaching not-so-secret media briefing. For those out of the loop, the platform holder has promised to give select members of the UK press a look at the “slimmest ever PlayStation” during a breakfast event in London...

Store Update: 29th January 2014 (Europe)

29th January 2014 (Europe)

Pick 'n' mix

Much like its North American companion, the most noteworthy addition in this week's European PlayStation Store update is Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition. It’s not exactly travelling alone, though, with Tecmo Koei’s gigantic Toukiden demo and the colossal Curve Studios mega bundle coming along for the ride. We should probably point...

Store Update: 28th January 2014 (North America)

28th January 2014 (North America)

Grave robber

This week marks the arrival of the first major post-launch PlayStation 4 title, with Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition aiming to light a torch on your next generation console. Like every release for Sony’s latest super machine, you’ll be able to pick up a copy of the game digitally from the PlayStation Store – and it’ll cost you...

News: You'll Be Able to Pre-Order a Slim PlayStation Vita from Tomorrow

You'll Be Able to Pre-Order a Slim PlayStation Vita from Tomorrow

Cut down to size

Sometimes things happen for a reason. We were just about to pen a speculative article regarding tomorrow’s previously teased slim PlayStation announcement – but it seems like a popular retailer has let the cat out of the metaphorical bag. UK outlet ShopTo has deployed a newsletter confirming that the ‘New PS Vita Slim...

News: Sony Is Busy Sending Out PlayStation Now Beta Invites to an Inbox Near You

Sony Is Busy Sending Out PlayStation Now Beta Invites to an Inbox Near You

Now rather than later

Ever since the service's announcement earlier in the month, PlayStation Now has been on the receiving end of countless questions: is there a subscription? How much will it cost? Which games will be available? How well will the streaming actually work? It's unfortunately a bit too early to expect any concrete answers to these...