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News: China's Launch PS4 Has a Dragon Emblazoned on It

China's Launch PS4 Has a Dragon Emblazoned on It

PlayStation Roar

Sony will be commemorating the launch of the PlayStation 4 in China with a pretty nifty paintjob. Kotaku reports that consumers will be able to opt for a Special Dragon Edition of the next-gen system from 11th January in the region, which includes a custom hard drive faceplate featuring, well, a dragon and the brand’s iconic...

News: PS4 Will Launch in China on 11th January for 2,899 RMB

PS4 Will Launch in China on 11th January for 2,899 RMB

PlayStation Vita also joining the party

After months of heavy speculation, Sony has finally confirmed that the PlayStation 4 will launch in China on 11th January. It will be joined by the PlayStation Vita, which will deploy on the same date. The home console will cost 2,899 RMB ($468), while the portable will retail for 1,299 RMB ($209). Both...

Store Update: 10th December 2014 (Europe)

10th December 2014 (Europe)

A realm reborn

There’s a free Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn trial for PlayStation 4 available as part of this month’s European PlayStation Store update, which has this editor shivering in the corner of a dark room, muttering “must resist” in a deranged fashion. Also up for grabs is Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, which certainly...

Store Update: 9th December 2014 (North America)

9th December 2014 (North America)

A Lara games to get through

There’s no rest for the wicked, and Lara Croft’s got time for one last crusade before Christmas. The daring diva’s teaming up with a few friends this time, though, with Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris set to revisit the co-operative blueprints laid by Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light a few years ago. The...

News: Destiny Discounted on PS4, PS3 in European Christmas Deals

Destiny Discounted on PS4, PS3 in European Christmas Deals

The last Guardian

Sony’s big European Christmas countdown is continuing in earnest, this time with discounts for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 versions of first-person shooter Destiny. Don’t expect to be saving too much cash, though, as the Guardian Edition will be dropping down to £54.99 on both formats, while the vanilla release will...

News: UK Sales Charts: FIFA 15 Stages a Christmas League Comeback

UK Sales Charts: FIFA 15 Stages a Christmas League Comeback

The Crew cruises into sixth

After a few weeks off the top of the charts, FIFA 15 has staged an impressive comeback – and dethroned its rivals to reach the summit of the UK sales charts yet again. The soccer sim got its nose in front of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Grand Theft Auto V, both of which occupied the second and third spots...

News: PlayStation President Shuhei Yoshida Fires into Super Time Force Ultra on PS4, Vita

PlayStation President Shuhei Yoshida Fires into Super Time Force Ultra on PS4, Vita

Yo, @yosp

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida’s meteoric rise to celebrity may have reached its natural conclusion this week, as the executive has been added as a playable character in the PlayStation 4 and Vita versions of Capy’s madcap action platformer, Super Time Force Ultra. As the trailer below indicates, the executive will...

Reaction: PlayStation Experience Keynote Closes the Year with Copious Content

PlayStation Experience Keynote Closes the Year with Copious Content

Are you experienced

Sony’s always been a fan of announcing a new title or two in December, but PlayStation Experience appears to have taken this particular penchant to a whole new level. The platform holder initially hinted that its Las Vegas get together would include a few fresh reveals, and we instantly attempted to temper expectations,...

News: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Will Scare You Silly on PlayStation Vita

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Will Scare You Silly on PlayStation Vita

Transportable terror

The next time you're trying to convince your friends to buy a PlayStation Vita, and they simply refuse to be swayed by Freedom Wars, perhaps point them in the direction of Resident: Revelations 2. Indeed, Sony's Director of Third Party Production Gio Corsi announced that the game will be coming to the potent portable at today's...

News: Supergiant Games' Bastion Will Transition To The PS4 and Vita

Supergiant Games' Bastion Will Transition To The PS4 and Vita

Hammer time

Indie developer Supergiant Games has put Bastion on just about every platform imaginable with the exception of Sony's machines, which is a disappointment considering that this particular scribe holds it as one of his favourite indie games. PlayStation players can delve into the developer's second indie hit called Transistor, which we...

News: EA Celebrate PlayStation's 20th Birthday with Free PS4, PS3, and Vita Games for All

EA Celebrate PlayStation's 20th Birthday with Free PS4, PS3, and Vita Games for All

Happy birthday to you

If this week's offer of a free classic PSone theme for your PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, or Vita wasn't good enough to celebrate Sony's big 20th, EA is being kind enough to toss some presents your way. To celebrate its support from the very beginning of the PlayStation's legacy, it's giving everyone a free copy of Plants Vs...

Game of the Month: November 2014

November 2014

The big one

2014's busiest month has come and gone, leaving us with heated debates over what should win our coveted Game of the Month award. With blockbusters abound and plenty of great games leaving lasting impressions, it was always going to be a tough one, but at the end of the day, only the final staff vote counts. So, which title took the...

News: When Does The Game Awards Live Stream Start?

When Does The Game Awards Live Stream Start?

Telling the time

We may be hyperventilating over PlayStation Experience right now – and a certain Street Fighter V reveal – but Geoff Keighley will be getting his moment in the limelight first. The Game Awards represents a reboot of the format previously peddled by Spike TV, and because this is being financed independently by the Canadian...