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Review: Starlight Inception (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Starlight Inception (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Failure to launch

The space combat genre seems to be making something of a comeback lately, with releases like Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut lighting up the dark corners of space. As such, it’s only right that the PlayStation Vita should get its own spaceship game, and Starlight Inception by Escape Hatch Entertainment is a Kickstarter project...

News: Forget Minecraft, Indie Puzzler MouseCraft Hits PS4, PS3, and Vita on 8th July

Forget Minecraft, Indie Puzzler MouseCraft Hits PS4, PS3, and Vita on 8th July

Modest mouse

We know that Sony said that it would be putting a bigger focus on indies, but we didn't think that it'd deliver on that promise in such a big way. Indeed, it seems that we can't go a day without another announcement of a new title making its way to the Japanese giant's hardware. And while we certainly appreciate the flood of content,...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 26

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 26

This little light of mine...

... I'm gonna let it shine. Oh, sorry about that, we didn't see you there. Ahem. It's time for another 'What Are You Playing This Weekend', in which the majority of the team will be delving into a little game that our very own Mat Growcott described in his review as a "painted paradise". But what does this Bank Holiday...

News: This Weekend, You Can Buy a Bunch of PS3 Games for $5

This Weekend, You Can Buy a Bunch of PS3 Games for $5

Shut up and take our money

Valve, is that you? Sony may have been the laughing stock of the digital plaza discount world less than six months ago, but it’s really upped its game over the past few weeks, announcing a slew of sales that have our wallet literally groaning at the prospect of cheap PlayStation 3 games. This latest batch comes care of...

News: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Continues the Console War on Vita

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 Continues the Console War on Vita

Who else wants to hurt Vert?

In a move that’s clearly designed to agitate our obsessive compulsive disorder, Idea Factory has announced that handheld remake Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 – shudder – will deploy in the West later this summer. Those of you in North America will be able to buy the PlayStation Vita role-playing game digitally...

News: Curve Studios: There May Still Be More PlayStation Exclusives from Us This Year

Curve Studios: There May Still Be More PlayStation Exclusives from Us This Year

Stealth Inc 2 throws a curve ball

Curve Studios has quickly become one of the many faces of PlayStation’s indie initiative. An industrious London-based developer, the company has been quietly porting big-time PC titles and creating its own roster of content for Sony’s suite of systems for some time now. In fact, so prolific has the...

Store Update: 30th April 2014 (Europe)

30th April 2014 (Europe)

Neverland

Yes, feel free to point and laugh at us like The Simpsons character Nelson – we know that we’re extremely late. While we could make up an elaborate tale involving talking rabbits and tea parties to explain away our tardiness, we’re just going to point our finger at that overnight PlayStation 4 showcase instead. It even made us sleep...

Review: Ethan: Meteor Hunter (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Ethan: Meteor Hunter (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Rat trapped

Already available on the PlayStation 3 and via Valve’s computer-based Steam client, Ethan: Meteor Hunter features a plucky rat that’s bestowed with the power of time freezing and teleportation. Despite the zany premise, this side-scroller has already won one major award and been nominated for a number of others – but has this...

Store Update: 29th April 2014 (North America)

29th April 2014 (North America)

Step into the light

Who said that the PlayStation 4 has no games? There’s been a non-stop barrage of new next-gen releases over the past few weeks, and the latest noteworthy arrival on the North American PlayStation Store is Ubisoft’s gorgeous role-playing title Child of Light. It’s been accompanied by survival horror Daylight and superhero...

News: PS Vita Firmware Update 3.15 Refreshes Remote Play Setup

PS Vita Firmware Update 3.15 Refreshes Remote Play Setup

Easy as A-B-C

Sony's gone firmware update mad, with the PlayStation Vita receiving a system software refresh in order to accompany the PlayStation 4. Unlike it's home console counterpart, however, the diminutive device's upgrade is a little more straightforward, merely improving Remote Play functionality to make the initial setup procedure that bit...

Feature: Eight Promising PS4, PS3, and Vita RPGs in 2014

Eight Promising PS4, PS3, and Vita RPGs in 2014

Grind out the hype

Despite being a genre that's certainly had its ups and downs, role-playing games remain a cornerstone of gaming. While traditional RPGs are few and far between outside of independent attempts, traits and mechanics that the genre introduced have steadily bled into vastly different types of releases. From shooters to sports...

News: This Freedom Wars Footage Raises Plenty of Questions

This Freedom Wars Footage Raises Plenty of Questions

She will appear

There will be future university courses dedicated to trying to decipher this fancy Freedom Wars trailer. The subtitled footage of the forthcoming PlayStation Vita exclusive delves into the post-apocalyptic aspects of the adventure, and also hints at a single saintly figure that you need to save in order to attain true freedom. Don't...

News: Japanese Games Go Cheap in the US PSN Golden Week Sale

Japanese Games Go Cheap in the US PSN Golden Week Sale

Always believe in your soul

When Europe received a bumper Easter sale on the PlayStation Network, it left feathers ruffled that the North American store wasn't getting a similar seasonal gift. However, while those of you in the US may have been forced to skip on last week's celebrations, you can look forward to the Japanese holiday of Golden Week...