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News: PS4 Shooter Velocity 2X Flies for Free in September PS Plus Update

PS4 Shooter Velocity 2X Flies for Free in September PS Plus Update

PS All-Stars, Joe Danger, and more up for grabs

Take a deep breath and get ready to complain: the September PlayStation Plus update has been revealed. As this author suspected, FuturLab’s hotly anticipated arcade shooter Velocity 2X will be the headline addition on the PlayStation 4, where it will be accompanied by local multiplayer minigame...

News: PS4 Faves Watch Dogs and Sniper Elite III Discounted in European PSN Sale

PS4 Faves Watch Dogs and Sniper Elite III Discounted in European PSN Sale

Count the pennies

If you’re in the market for a new PlayStation 4 game to keep you occupied while you wait patiently for Destiny’s release next month, then you may want to take note of Sony’s latest PlayStation Network sale. While there aren’t a great number of discounted next-gen releases to pick from, Watch Dogs at £39.99 with an extra 10...

Store Update: 26th August 2014 (North America)

26th August 2014 (North America)

Heavy hitters

It’s an absolutely gigantic week on the North American PlayStation Store this time, especially for the PlayStation 4. Highlights undoubtedly include retail releases Madden NFL 15 and Metro Redux, but Sucker Punch’s superhero spin-off inFAMOUS: First Light deserves a mention as well. Other new arrivals include sidescrolling...

Review: Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed (PlayStation Vita)

Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed (PlayStation Vita)

Undressed to kill

To describe Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed as a simple action role-playing game would do it a disservice – a bit like describing a vampire as a mere blood gulper. The aforementioned nocturnal beast has gone through several iterations over the years, ranging from fear inducing monsters through to promiscuous teenagers –...

News: You'll Probably Be Getting a Free Copy of Don't Starve: Giant Edition on Vita Soon

You'll Probably Be Getting a Free Copy of Don't Starve: Giant Edition on Vita Soon

Through the magic of Cross-buy

Developer Klei Entertainment has recently announced that Don't Starve: Giant Edition - the compilation containing both the original game and its expansion - will be coming to the PlayStation Vita on 3rd September. When an opportunistic fan on Twitter asked wether the title would be cross-buy, the answer was a...

News: UK Sales Charts: Diablo III PS4 Sucks Out The Last of Us' Soul

UK Sales Charts: Diablo III PS4 Sucks Out The Last of Us' Soul

Grim reaper

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition has looted The Last of Us Remastered’s fungal infected corpse, breaking the Naughty Dog developed exclusive’s four week winning streak by topping the UK sales charts. The first-party release finished up in second, one spot ahead of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, which grew up...

Review: CounterSpy (PlayStation 4)

CounterSpy (PlayStation 4)

From Russia with regret

CounterSpy is a strange beast. Developed by fledgling studio Dynamighty, it's an ambitious game that strives to bridge the gap between 2D and 3D stealth, while also attempting to juggle randomly generated levels. And while it plays host to some truly unique mechanics, and consistently brilliant presentation, it's...

News: No Personal Information Has Been Accessed in PlayStation Network Outage

No Personal Information Has Been Accessed in PlayStation Network Outage

Hack job

Well, this is all starting to seem eerily familiar now, isn’t it? There were signs earlier today that the PlayStation Network was coming back online as planned – we even logged in for a few fleeting moments – but the service hasn’t returned quite as quickly as we anticipated. In fact, it’s been out for nearing 12 hours now,...

News: Is PSN Offline? Yes, and the Scheduled Maintenance Doesn't Start Until Tomorrow

Is PSN Offline? Yes, and the Scheduled Maintenance Doesn't Start Until Tomorrow

All services currently down

We know that Sony’s planning to run some Bank Holiday tests on the PlayStation Network, but the manufacturer’s servers appear to have come crashing down a day early. While status reports from the Japanese giant claim that its online platform is currently up and running, we can’t log in using any of our consoles in...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 35

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 35

Shake off the work week blues

The problem with running WAYP on a weekly basis is that your humble host is invariably going to forget to put together the article from time to time – as this issue evidences. Your editor needed a firm reminder from news reporter Nicola Hayden, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this in the first place. To be fair,...

News: A Bank Holiday's Coming, So Sony's Pulling the PSN Offline

A Bank Holiday's Coming, So Sony's Pulling the PSN Offline

Maintaining scheduled maintenance tradition

As has become a frighteningly frequent occurrence of late, Sony’s decided to run some mandatory maintenance on the PlayStation Network – during a Bank Holiday weekend. Those of you living in the UK will probably be looking forward to a full three days away from work right now, but you may not be able...

Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 (PlayStation Vita)

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 (PlayStation Vita)

Queen of Lastation

Irrespective of allegiance, we’ve all witnessed the console wars. From the days when Nintendo and SEGA contested store shelves, all the way to the triple pronged struggle of the current generation, it’s something that, as gamers, we’re all familiar with. This eternal war is at the heart of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1...