Pulling out all the stops
Here’s one for the eccentrics among you: uber-niche Japanese rail management simulation A-Train Express appears to be taking an international trip to North America, as the Degica Games developed title has been rated for release by the ESRB. The PlayStation 4 title – which is actually a port of an older PC game –...
Sam, I am
Croteam’s been eating off the success of Serious Sam since the start of time, so it’s perhaps no surprise that the Serious Sam Collection has been rated for release on the PlayStation 4. This compilation previously deployed on the PlayStation 3, and included Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter, Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter,...
It's going 2B great
NieR: Automata didn’t really win many Game of the Year awards, but that’s not a requisite for a reprint these days. Gematsu has spotted an ESRB rating for a Game of the YoRHa edition, which will presumably come with all of the character action title’s DLC included on the disc. That title rivals any THQ Nordic pun by the way...
Pencil it in
The eagle-eyed Gematsu has spotted an ESRB rating for a game called Scribblenauts Showdown. This follows the game being rated in Taiwan, and both instances list PlayStation 4 amongst the title's platforms. For those who aren't familiar with Scribblenauts, it's a series of puzzle platformers in which you play as Maxwell, a boy who owns...
Loot boxes are a hot topic right now, with Middle-earth: Shadow of War and its unnecessary microtransaction push at the very centre of the debate. One argument that we've seen spring up numerous times, especially over the last few weeks, is that loot boxes are essentially a form of gambling -- and more should be done to regulate them in...
A wonderful life?
Natsume may be a little late bringing Harvest Moon to the PlayStation 4, as spiritual successor Stardew Valley is already out. That said, the ESRB has rated Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland and Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition for Sony'
Yu know you'll buy it
Fans of high school drama and strange stuffed animals will be delighted to learn that Persona 4 is coming to the PlayStation 3. Judging by an ESRB listing spotted by Siliconera, the popular JRPG will launch as a PS2 Classic, meaning that it will be without the
Well, sort of
It’s not often that a Japanese role-playing game obtains a ‘Mature’ rating from the ESRB, but that’s exactly what the North American classifications board has awarded PlayStation Vita dungeon crawler Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars. While the Nintendo 3DS iteration is the only version to be examined thus far, it...
PlayStation 2 platformers heading to Sony's portable
It looks like Sony’s second best double act – the first being Ratchet & Clank, obviously – are hopping onto the PlayStation Vita, as the North American ratings board the ESRB has filed a registration for the Jak & Daxter Collection on the handheld. The compilation – which launched...
PlayStation Move big hitter Sorcery is heading towards release — promise — with an ESRB rating revealing some intriguing elements of The Workshop's upcoming fantasy magic adventure. While magical potions are par for the course in most fantasy games, the ESRB specifically notes Sorcery's are made of animal blood: wolf, bear and lion,...
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It's refreshing to see a dance game try something different, and that's exactly what Dance Magic is offering. On the surface it appears to be a straightforward follow-the-arrows affair, but you'll actually take part in "magical dance battles", according to a recent rating by the ESRB. The moves you pull off...
What the heck is going on with I Am Alive? The game's been mysteriously absent from any of Ubisoft's release schedules for years now, and yet its popped up on the ESRB's website this afternoon with a rating of "Mature"
That means the game's presumably finished and ready to be released somewhere. And it's not the first time it's been rated either — an Australian board outed the title earlier in..
Y'know what we like? Hot Shots games
They're amazing. So we're totally on board for some "Hot Shots Shorties" titles, which have been rated for the PSP by America's ESRB ratings board. Hot Shots Shorties Green and Hot Shots Shorties Blue are set to include three mini-games a piece, presumably released under the PlayStation Minis platform...
America's chief video games rating board, the ESRB, has outed no more than 15 upcoming Sony titles for the Playstation Portable
The list of games, discovered by Joystiq, appear to be download-only titles due to UMD not being listed as a potential release format. Detective work's also revealed that the games are unlikely to be Minis either, as the...
.. But, yo, if you were looking for something mind-blowing then perhaps set yourself up for disappointment right now; the games listed by the ESRB for release on the American Playstation Store include: Extreme Pinball, Hi-Octane, and Sim Theme Park. There you go.
Recently PSP Minis' developers have come into a bit of a brick wall when developing games for Sony's new service
Mainly the games have to be rated by the ESRB, and ESRB rating are through the roof! The ESRB have shot down those claims.The ESRB has a reduced fee of $800 for games that have development costs under $250,000, said ESRB spokesman Eliot Mizrachi to Kotaku. "This would likely..