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Store Update: 7th June 2016 (Europe)

7th June 2016 (Europe)

Catalyst

Oooh, boy – have all these pre-E3 2016 release dates left you salivating over the European PlayStation Store update? As has become common for the PlayStation 4 lately, it's a humongous refresh this week, with Mirror's Edge Catalyst and SteamWorld Heist being the big names – accompanied by a literal stream of other titles, including

News: Cutesy PS4, Vita Spin-Off World of Final Fantasy Stacks Up in October

Cutesy PS4, Vita Spin-Off World of Final Fantasy Stacks Up in October

Cloud nine

The deluge of Final Fantasy games continues, as Square Enix has attached a release date to chibi spin-off World of Final Fantasy ahead of E3 2016. The game – which is set to release on the PlayStation 4 and Vita – will bring a bit of colour to your PlayStation platform of choice from 25th October in North America and 28th October...

News: UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Out for Uncharted 4, DOOM

UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Out for Uncharted 4, DOOM

Evergreen arrivals continue to dominate

We have a sneaking suspicion that the UK sales charts have found three new permanent fixtures: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, DOOM, and Overwatch. While Blizzard's FPS is only in its second week – and has managed to secure top spot yet again – the other two titles have been loitering around for some time...

News: Japan Votes for PlayStation's Most Memorable Games

Japan Votes for PlayStation's Most Memorable Games

Long in the memory

Famitsu, the famous Japanese gaming magazine, is celebrating its 30th anniversary – and it's asked readers to vote for their most memorable games per console as a consequence. A whopping 2,921 people responded, with the rules stating that participants could only pen one title per platform. We've included the top ten titles for...

News: Cosmic Star Heroine Is the SEGA CD-Esque RPG Your PS4, Vita Has Been Itching For

Cosmic Star Heroine Is the SEGA CD-Esque RPG Your PS4, Vita Has Been Itching For

Cor, blimey – get a load of that soundtrack! Cosmic Star Heroine – the Phantasy Star-inspired role-playing release from Zeboyd Games – has been a long time coming, but the above E3 2016 trailer confirms that the SEGA CD-esque nostalgia-fest is almost here. In fact, you'll be filling protagonist Alyssa L'Salle's red beret this summer. We...

News: PS Vita Passes 5 Million Units Milestone in Japan

PS Vita Passes 5 Million Units Milestone in Japan

Celebrate good times

It may have struggled globally, but the PlayStation Vita is still pretty darn relevant in Japan, with the handheld passing the five million units milestone in the region today. The news comes courtesy of the latest Media Create report, which signalled that the portable sold 14,956 units during the period spanning 23rd May to...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II Conquers the Top Spot with Ease

Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II Conquers the Top Spot with Ease

Overwatch also blasts into top 5

Realistically, there was only ever going to be one game to take the top spot of the latest Japanese software charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II. The super slimy sequel smashed into first place on PlayStation 4, selling through a very respectable 184,820 copies. It was followed by the Vita version in second, and the...

Store Update: 31st May 2016 (North America)

31st May 2016 (North America)

(Burn) out of bounds

Dangerous Golf arrives on the PlayStation 4 this week – or should that be PlayStation Fore?! It's joined by some proper badass birdies, including Oxenfree and The Witcher III: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine. If you don't fancy sipping on either of those then there's quite literally a dozen other releases vying for your attention...

News: UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Bumps Uncharted 4 from Summit

UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Bumps Uncharted 4 from Summit

Almost 50 per cent of physical sales on PS4

Channelling its best Reinhardt impression, Overwatch has swatted Uncharted 4: A Thief's End from the top of the UK sales charts. Naughty Dog's impressive action adventure was frozen in second place by Mei, while the popular FPS used Widowmaker's rifle to get a good view from the summit. Word of mouth...

News: Akiba's Beat Strips Off in Famitsu This Week

Akiba's Beat Strips Off in Famitsu This Week

Beat off

Stripping sim Akiba's Trip was an oddity worthy of attention when it released on various PlayStation formats a few years back, so Akiba's Beat should draw some interest this week. Acquire's teasing a full reveal in this week's Famitsu magazine, with a teaser website also counting down to a 2nd June reveal. While the name hints at some...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 119

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 119

Ils sont les meilleurs

Champions League final day has arrived, which means that we're hours away from seeing two cagey Spanish teams cancel each other out for 90 minutes. That's not stopped the British contingent of Push Square Towers from feeling giddy, though, with Euro 2016 mere weeks away as well. Toss in the Olympics and Wimbledon, too, and who...

News: Rock Those Blocks, Dragon Quest Builders Is Heading West This Year on PS4, Vita

Rock Those Blocks, Dragon Quest Builders Is Heading West This Year on PS4, Vita

Building a bridge to your heart

Phew. For a minute there, we were beginning to doubt that Dragon Quest Builders would ever sail overseas, but Square Enix has delivered some good news. The clearly Minecraft-inspired role-playing release will be heading West later this year on both PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. We bet that you're relieved to hear that,...

News: Even Mighty No. 9's Developer Thinks the Latest Trailer Is Trash

Even Mighty No. 9's Developer Thinks the Latest Trailer Is Trash

"Unforgivable"

This is a story that just keeps getting better and better. After more delays than we care to remember and countless promotional cock-ups, Mighty No. 9 isn't exactly in the best shape leading up to its launch next month on the 21st June. Yesterday, publisher Deep Silver released this trailer, which went down really, really badly with...

News: Behold the Mighty No.9 Trailer People Are Tearing to Bits

Behold the Mighty No.9 Trailer People Are Tearing to Bits

"Cry like an anime fan on prom night"

Mighty No.9's been stuck between a rock(man) and a hard place for as long as we can remember, and its situation doesn't seem to be improving, even as we near its 21st June release date. The crowdfunded sidescroller looks as rough as ever in its newest trailer, and the 800 dislikes that sit on its YouTube page...