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News: Practice Your Slaying in Toukiden: Kiwami's PS4 and Vita Demo Later This Month

Practice Your Slaying in Toukiden: Kiwami's PS4 and Vita Demo Later This Month

Try before you buy

Toukiden: Kiwami's launch date isn't far off now, and for those who aren't completely sure if the hack-and-slash slay-'em-up is for them, you'll be able to take the game for a test run later this month. Publisher Koei Tecmo has confirmed that a playable demo of the release will be available a week before the full title hits store...

Review: Flame Over (PlayStation Vita)

Flame Over (PlayStation Vita)

Prepare to fry

Real world fire fighting requires perseverance, and Flame Over, a PlayStation Vita roguelike from British indie Laughing Jackal, demands a similar level of dedication. You control the ironically named Blaze, a London-based fireman with a big hat and a bushy moustache. Your objective is to work your way through the various randomly...

News: UK Sales Charts: Dying Light Delay Doesn't Stop It From Outselling The Order: 1886 and Evolve

UK Sales Charts: Dying Light Delay Doesn't Stop It From Outselling The Order: 1886 and Evolve

Definitely not dead

In some pretty impressive news, sandbox zombie adventure Dying Light has managed to outsell both The Order: 1886 and Evolve at retail in the UK, despite the physical version of the game being delayed. The digital edition of Techland's undead romp released a month ago, but clearly that hasn't deterred the hordes of shufflers...

News: PSN Gets Attacked Every Single Day, Says Sony

PSN Gets Attacked Every Single Day, Says Sony

"It's a constant battle"

Credit where credit's due: the PlayStation Network has been very stable these past few months. While there were regular outages over the holidays, we're yet to report on any significant downtime in 2015, which is, of course, the way that it should be. Spare a thought, however, for the engineers working hard to make that...

Video: Watch As We Recap February 2015's Best PS4, PS3, and Vita Games

Watch As We Recap February 2015's Best PS4, PS3, and Vita Games

Dark days

February 2015 may have been quite literally the worst month in PlayStation history, but that's not stopped us from pumping out another recap video. Watch on as we crown Dragon Ball XenoVerse, and also break a bit of bad news to Sir Galahad and crew. He didn't take it particularly well, we're afraid to say. Oh well, remember to push that...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 59

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 59

Sod's law

And we're back with another edition of WAYP. It's a short and sweet entry this time (it's been one helluva week), but sometimes the best things come in small packages – at least, that's what this author is always telling himself. With the weekend here, you may be pondering whether to go outside – shopping, travelling, hiking, etc...

Game of the Month: February 2015

February 2015

Stupid game names, robots, Goku, and pottery

February's always an interesting month. We begin to see titles trickling through into the market, signalling the start of the inevitable spring rush that's on its way – either that, or these games are just desperate to avoid being crushed by the encroaching onslaught. Regardless of their reasons for...

News: The One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Gameplay Trailers Just Keep on Coming

The One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Gameplay Trailers Just Keep on Coming

Never-ending plunder

We hope that you're ready to start this dreary Thursday afternoon off with yet more One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 gameplay, because Bandai Namco's gone ahead and posted another four character trailers. This time around, the spotlight is on veterans Franky, Hancock, and Jinbe, while newcomer Ivankov joins the fray as well. As...

Store Update: 4th March 2015 (Europe)

4th March 2015 (Europe)

Just the tip

It's Wednesday, which can only mean one thing: it's European PlayStation Store update day. Y'know, next time that you're perusing one of these posts, spare a thought for this author, who struggles to come up with introductions to these articles every week. Highlights this time include OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood, Helldivers, and the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: As Expected, Dragon Quest Heroes Dominates While PS4 Tops Hardware

Japanese Sales Charts: As Expected, Dragon Quest Heroes Dominates While PS4 Tops Hardware

Slime money money

Dragon Quest Heroes is off to a fine start in Japan, as sales figures for its first week on the market have been revealed. Square Enix's action role-playing game sold a rather staggering 594,749 copies across both the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 3. Although it's worth noting that the colourful release sold best on Sony's...

News: Final Fantasy and The Last of Us Headline New European PlayStation Store Discounts

Final Fantasy and The Last of Us Headline New European PlayStation Store Discounts

Decent little deals

If you still haven't yet nabbed post-apocalyptic adventure The Last of Us, you may be happy to know that the remastered PlayStation 4 version is up for grabs courtesy of new discounts on the European PlayStation Store. You can nab Naughty Dog's critically acclaimed creation for £19.99. Meanwhile, if you're not quite into the...

News: Sony: Free-to-Play Will Become a Big Chunk of Our Revenues in the Future

Sony: Free-to-Play Will Become a Big Chunk of Our Revenues in the Future

On the rise

For many, free-to-play is a dirty word – but not for Sony, who's seeing significant success from the controversial business model. Speaking as part of a panel at the Game Developers Conference overnight, SCEA employee Sarah Thompson – who's in charge of the platform holder's free-to-play business – said that the organisation's seen...

Store Update: 3rd March 2015 (North America)

3rd March 2015 (North America)

The drop

There's tons to choose from in this week's North American PlayStation Store update, with Helldivers, White Night, and Zombie Army Trilogy all available on the PlayStation 4. It's a particularly big week for the PlayStation Vita, with La-Mulana Ex and OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood also up for grabs. And, of course, there are those

News: March's Free PlayStation Plus Games include Oddworld PS4, OlliOlli 2, and Valiant Hearts

March's Free PlayStation Plus Games include Oddworld PS4, OlliOlli 2, and Valiant Hearts

Counter Spy, Sherlock Holmes, and more up for grabs

We've waited six long days for Sony to announce March's roster of PlayStation Plus freebies, so it was inevitable that the organisation would drop the lineup just as we were about to tuck into our hot dog and chips. Taking us away from our dinner this month are Oddworld: New 'N' Tasty and Valiant...