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News: Risk of Rain Finally Forecasted to Fall on PS4 and Vita

Risk of Rain Finally Forecasted to Fall on PS4 and Vita

Took long enough

With the fourth birthday of the PlayStation Vita as of yesterday, it would have been nice for Sony to have given some presents to owners of the neglected system, but once again, it looks like the indie scene will be picking up the slack once again with Risk of Rain, courtesy of Hopoo Games and Code Mystics. What's interesting is...

News: Take on a Contract with PS4, Vita RPG Grand Kingdom's New English Trailer

Take on a Contract with PS4, Vita RPG Grand Kingdom's New English Trailer

Romance of the four kingdoms

Sporting a pleasant art style and promising a lengthy story punctuated with engaging tactical battles, Grand Kingdom sounds like it could be a hit with role-playing game fans. The title's newest English trailer briefly goes over what you can expect from the release, so give it a watch if you're still unsure what it's...

Competition: Win Superbeat: Xonic Limited Edition for PS Vita and Much More

Win Superbeat: Xonic Limited Edition for PS Vita and Much More

Official headphones, vinyl, and more

We're pumping up the volume with a Superbeat Xonic competition this week that's sure to have you strutting your stuff – but can-can you win the lot? The top prize here will see you secure a Limited Edition copy of the resplendent rhythm release, which ships in a numbered presentation box and includes the...

Store Update: 23rd February 2016 (Europe)

23rd February 2016 (Europe)

It's a big one

There's a wealth of content arriving on the European PlayStation Store this week, with the likes of Far Cry Primal, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, The Walking Dead: Michonne, and Hitman Go: Definitive Edition being the headliners. Special mention must go to SwapQuest, too, which looks like a neat little RPG-lite for the Vita...

Review: Hitman Go: Definitive Edition (PS4)

Hitman Go: Definitive Edition (PS4)

Dio-drama

For a hit to go off successfully, assassins need to work with clockwork efficiency. Hitman Go: Definitive Edition, the PlayStation 4 and Vita port of Square Enix Montreal's mobile spin-off, takes that idea literally, polishing the shiny scalp of cold-blooded killer Agent 47 like it's made of resin – because, well, in this interpretation...

News: Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness Will Monitor PS4, Vita in the West

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness Will Monitor PS4, Vita in the West

Keeping an eye on you

We hope that you're living out your life in accordance with the state, because dystopian visual novel Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness is heading West later this year. The stylish title is based on the popular anime series, and features an original story that's set within the franchise's universe. Much like the rather...

Feature: Happy 4th Birthday, PlayStation Vita

Happy 4th Birthday, PlayStation Vita

Yes, it's still here

Four years ago today, on the 22nd February 2012, Sony bestowed upon the Western world its newest handheld gaming system: the PlayStation Vita. Originally marketed as something of a home console in the palm of your hands, it's safe to say that the sleek little machine hasn't quite lived up to its potential - but for once, we're...

News: This Ain't How You Eat Ice Cream, Hitomi

This Ain't How You Eat Ice Cream, Hitomi

Extreme ice cream eatin'

Dearest Hitomi, We know that you're enjoying a nice summer holiday on the totally non-exploitative Zack Island, but we must question your ice cream eating strategy. When kitted out with a nice '99, we tend to eat from the top. Your tactic, however, best resembles a robin nibbling away on a bird feeder. Please sort it...

Push Rewind: Street Fighter V, PS4 Firmware Update Betas, Hideo Kojima's Next Game

Street Fighter V, PS4 Firmware Update Betas, Hideo Kojima's Next Game

Rise up

One game's hogged the headlines this week: Street Fighter V. We thought that the fighter was absolutely wonderful in our review, but it's also come under heavy fire for its lack of single player content. Elsewhere this week, we got some updates on Hideo Kojima's new game, Bethesda teased a Fallout 4 secret that's yet to be found, and we...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 106

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 106

Weekend fighters

Want to know what the worst thing about the weekend is? Trying to come up with an introduction to WAYP. Y'know, this author's seriously considering concocting a copy and paste intro that can be recycled every week. For now, though, we'll simply make a passing comment about the weather – it's a bit drizzly here in the UK. Sammy...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Rolls into the Charts on PS4

Japanese Sales Charts: Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Rolls into the Charts on PS4

Tanks very much

Last week was pretty quiet for new releases in the Land of the Rising Sun, with the likes of Dragon Quest Builders and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 still hanging around in the software top ten. There was one new PlayStation entry worthy of note, however: Valkyria Chronicles Remastered. The remastered edition of the PS3...

News: Start the Countdown to Zero Time Dilemma's Vita Unveiling

Start the Countdown to Zero Time Dilemma's Vita Unveiling

Colony wars

The long anticipated Zero Time Dilemma – the third instalment in Spike Chunsoft's popular Zero Escape series – will be officially unveiled in San Francisco next month, series creator Kotaro Uchikoshi has announced. The event will take place during the Game Developers Conference, though it won't actually be held at the event. Instead,...

News: Let's Taco 'Bout Taco Master on PlayStation Vita

Let's Taco 'Bout Taco Master on PlayStation Vita

Number juan

If you haven't heard about Taco Master, then we're nacho friend anymore. This burrito-ful smartphone port launched on the PlayStation Vita last year, and instantly shot up the system's charts following exposure on the PS I Love You XOXO podcast. The title essentially sees you manning a taco stand, creating all kinds of weird and...

News: PlayStation Vita Scores New Budget Bundle in Japan

PlayStation Vita Scores New Budget Bundle in Japan

Portable powerhouse

The format's very slowly starting to fade here in Western territories, but in Japan, the PlayStation Vita remains an extremely popular platform. Sony's hoping to capitalise on that with a new budget Starter Kit bundle, which is set to roll out in the company's home nation from 3rd March. Initially, it'll only be available in...

News: Respond to the Call of Duty in EU PlayStation Store Sale

Respond to the Call of Duty in EU PlayStation Store Sale

Cheap as chips and CoD

Fans of Call of Duty will find lots to like in the latest European PlayStation Store sale, as practically every game in the popular property – alongside its DLC – has been discounted through to 2nd March. You'll be able to, for example, get Call of Duty: Black Ops III on the PlayStation 4 with a 35 per cent discount, but...