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Store Update: 5th July 2016 (Europe)

5th July 2016 (Europe)

Hell hath no Furi

We tend to say it every week, but these European PlayStation Store updates do seem to get bigger every single time. Headliners in this edition include Furi – free for PlayStation Plus members – and The Banner Saga 2, but don't forget the likes of Hawken and Energy Hook. PS4 Games: The Banner Saga 2 5th July The Banner Saga...

News: Twitch Streams to PS Vita Screens with New App

Twitch Streams to PS Vita Screens with New App

Live and kicking

While Sony's busy removing apps from the PlayStation Vita, Twitch has opted to roll out its own official client for the portable. The free download – which weighs in at 16.7MB and is available now in Europe – will allow you to watch livestreams and recorded videos, and is even compatible with the ill-fated PlayStation TV...

News: Sony Shutting LittleBigPlanet's Servers Down in Japan

Sony Shutting LittleBigPlanet's Servers Down in Japan

And some in the West

If you're a Japanese gamer who loves LittleBigPlanet, then you may want to start tapping down on your d-pad: Sony's shutting down the servers for all three of the main games, as well as LittleBigPlanet Karting, LittleBigPlanet Vita, and LittleBigPlanet Portable. Essentially, the series is over in the East, it would seem. The...

News: UK Sales Charts: LEGO Star Wars Forces Its Way to the Top

UK Sales Charts: LEGO Star Wars Forces Its Way to the Top

Sith sense

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens has enjoyed the fourth biggest launch in UK LEGO game history and the fourth biggest launch in UK Star Wars game history – the fourth was clearly on its side. It pushed last week's front runner DOOM down into, er, fourth, while FIFA 16 and Overwatch hung around in second and third respectively...

News: Visual Novels 999 and Virtue's Last Reward Being Ported to New Platforms

Visual Novels 999 and Virtue's Last Reward Being Ported to New Platforms

Cult classics

Fans of the Zero Escape series may feel like punching the sky right now, as Aksys Games has announced that both 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors and Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward are being ported to additional platforms. There's no word on which systems the love will extend to, but we imagine that the former will deploy...

Review: Adventures of Mana (PS Vita)

Adventures of Mana (PS Vita)

Magic moment

If you're on the market for an old school action role-playing game that'll keep you reasonably entertained for a good few hours, you can't really go wrong with Adventures of Mana. Released on mobile devices earlier this year, it's a remake of Game Boy title Final Fantasy Adventure – or Mystic Quest as it was known in Europe. Despite...

Poll: Are You Happy with July's PlayStation Plus Games?

Are You Happy with July's PlayStation Plus Games?

Or are you Furious

July's PlayStation Plus offering has been outed and the dust has settled - it's time to tell us if you're satisfied. This month's PlayStation 4 selection includes the brand new Furi - which we just reviewed through here - Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell, and early access to Paragon. Elsewhere, PlayStation 3 gets Fat Princess and...

News: Dragon's Crown Pulled From European PlayStation Store

Dragon's Crown Pulled From European PlayStation Store

Atlus takes the crown back

Japanese fantasy brawler Dragon's Crown has been pulled the European PlayStation Store less than 24 hours after it was announced that the game would be part of the 'Big in Japan' discount sale. According to NIS America's Twitter account, the PlayStation 3 and Vita game was removed due to the expiration of the publishing...

News: World of Final Fantasy Looks Like a Lot of Fun in Fresh PS4 Screenshots

World of Final Fantasy Looks Like a Lot of Fun in Fresh PS4 Screenshots

It's all so nice

The more we see of World of Final Fantasy, the more we're convinced that it's going to be a heart-warming little game. The title's latest PlayStation 4 screenshots show off towns, characters, moogles, and cosy looking airships. The project's cutesy aesthetic won't be for everyone, of course, but we have to admit the world that's...

News: Your July PlayStation Plus Games Have Been Revealed

Your July PlayStation Plus Games Have Been Revealed

And it's a pretty great selection

Sony's finally spilled the beans on July's free PlayStation Plus titles, and it's honestly one of the better selections that we've seen in quite some time. First up, confirming the recent predictions of editor Sammy Barker, PlayStation 4 users can look forward to Furi - the intense boss gauntlet game from The Game...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Refuses to Fall Despite Nintendo Software Dominance

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Refuses to Fall Despite Nintendo Software Dominance

PS4 sales actually increase

The PlayStation 4 is suffering from a real software drought in Japan right now, but Sony's latest console just refuses to budge from the top of the hardware charts. PS4 sales actually increased by around 2000 units despite the fact that the dismal Umbrella Corps was the only current-gen entry in the top ten - and even...

News: Latest EU PlayStation Store Sale Cuts Prices on a Crazy Amount of Japanese Games

Latest EU PlayStation Store Sale Cuts Prices on a Crazy Amount of Japanese Games

Street Fighter, Final Fantasy, Dark Souls, and more

Wow, this is probably one of the most impressive sales we've seen on the European PlayStation Store in quite some time. Focusing on Japanese games across PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita, the deals range from Dark Souls III to Street Fighter V and back again - there are a gigantic amount of...

Store Update: 28th June 2016 (North America)

28th June 2016 (North America)

God bleater

It's another decent weekly update for the North American PlayStation Store, as anticipated Japanese role-playing game Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness launches on Sony's latest console alongside The Technomancer and the current-gen port of Resident Evil 5. Unlike Europe, however, you lucky buggers get God Eater Resurrection. Bah!...

News: You Probably Shouldn't Watch Gal Gun: Double Peace's English Trailer in Public

You Probably Shouldn't Watch Gal Gun: Double Peace's English Trailer in Public

No love lost

Gal Gun: Double Peace is out next month on PlayStation 4 and Vita, so it's about time that we got an English trailer. Lo and behold, the localised video is here, and it's just about as not safe for work as you'd expect. The best part, though, are the little comments that pop up throughout the clip. You'll see absolute corkers such...

News: Square Enix RPG Adventures of Mana Stealth Releases on PS Vita Today

Square Enix RPG Adventures of Mana Stealth Releases on PS Vita Today

Life is just a fantasy

No doubt a nice little surprise for some of you: Adventures of Mana has hit the PlayStation Store today on Vita in Europe with, as far as we know, zero warning from publisher Square Enix. The 3D remake of Game Boy classic Final Fantasy Adventure, it's a relatively simple action role-playing game that's cute and colourful...