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  • Feature 12 PS5 Firmware Updates We Want to See

    Our top picks for future PS5 firmware updates

    With PlayStation 5's latest firmware update 21.02-04, Sony added a boatload of enhancements and new features, making the experience of using the system that little bit better. As always, though, there is room for the console's software to improve further, and there are still a few pretty obvious things...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Firmware Updates
    • Features
  • News Battlefield 2042 Beta Finally Coming Next Week on PS5, PS4

    Play Conquest on Orbital

    The Battlefield 2042 open beta will finally get underway next week, EA has confirmed. Availability depends entirely on whether you have pre-ordered the game or have an active EA Play membership, but everyone will eventually gain access to the ability to play the Conquest mode on new map Orbital. The trailer above sets the...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Battlefield
    • Betas
  • News Alan Wake Remastered Gameplay Is Looking Fire in 4K

    Novelist just one week away

    Xbox 360 classic Alan Wake is exactly one week away from making its debut on PlayStation systems with a remastered version, and courtesy of IGN, we can now take a look at what the updated re-release looks like when running on current-gen hardware. Seven minutes of 4K gameplay are embedded above, and you needn't worry...

    • Remedy
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Alan Wake
  • News Chaos! Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Schedules TGS Showcase for This Saturday

    Time for more chaos

    Square Enix will be taking some chaos to TGS 2021 as it shares word of a Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin digital showcase taking place this Saturday, 2nd October 2021. The tweet confirming the news reads: "Tune in to our Tokyo Game Show Special Broadcast on Saturday October 2nd to hear the latest on #StrangerOfParadise...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Fun 3D Platformer Pumpkin Jack Is Trick or Treating to PS5 Just in Time for Halloween

    Free upgrade from PS4 version

    Rather good 3D platformer Pumpkin Jack released on PlayStation 4 earlier this year, and now it's jumping to PlayStation 5 as Pumpkin Jack: New-Gen Edition. The next-gen version will arrive just in time for Halloween, launching on the 27th October. And, if you already own the game on PS4, you'll be able to upgrade to the...

    • Headup Games
    • PS5
    • Pumpkin Jack
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Jim Ryan to Discuss PlayStation's Past and Gaming's Future in Fireside Chat

    This should be fun

    PlayStation’s divisive bigwig Jim Ryan will participate in a pre-recorded fireside chat with GamesIndustry.biz as part of an event running adjacent to EGX in London next month. The group president will “discuss his history with PlayStation, his views on the brand, and what the future might hold for the games business”...

    • Sony
    • Jim Ryan
  • News Horizon Zero Dawn Patch 1.54 Fixes Crashing Issues on PS5

    Updates for backwards compatibility

    Horizon Zero Dawn just got a new update, but don't get too excited: it's just here to fix a few outstanding issues — particularly when playing the game on PlayStation 5. Patch 1.54 is just a small download, and its headline act is that it addresses some pesky crashes that can occur when the title's running via...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Horizon
    • Patches
  • News Horizon Chase Turbo Pays Tribute to the Late, Great Ayrton Senna

    Senna forever

    Blue sky retro arcade racer Horizon Chase Turbo will celebrate the career of F1 legend Ayrton Senna in a new expansion due out on 20th October. The appropriately titled Senna Forever – which will cost $5.99, with profits donated to Ayrton Senna’s Institute educational programs – will debut an “entirely new set of cars, tracks,...

    • Aquiris
    • PS4
    • Horizon Chase Turbo
  • News PS5 Has Reached 1 Million UK Sales Faster Than Any Other PlayStation Console

    Milestone reached in record time

    The PlayStation 5 is now Sony's fastest selling console ever in the UK. That's according to GfK (thanks, GamesIndustry), the organisation that tracks game industry sales data in the country. It states that PS5 reached 1 million units sold in 39 weeks, three weeks faster than the previous record holder, PS4. The UK...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Sales
    • Industry
    • UK
  • News Super Monkey Ball's AiAi Is Going Bananas in Fall Guys with Latest Costume Collab

    Roll up

    Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania, releasing very soon on PlayStation 5 and PS4, has put SEGA's perspex-encased simians back in the public sphere. With Fall Guys remaining popular and currently going through a jungle-themed season, the stars have aligned to bring us the latest collaboration. Yes, AiAi is now a costume in Mediatonic's bumbling...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Fall Guys

YesterdayMon, 27th Sep 2021

  • Guide Best PS4 RPGs

    Roll the dice

    What are the best PS4 RPGs? Well, the PlayStation 4 is home to a vast library role-playing games. From MMOs and open world epics to niche Japanese RPGs (or JRPGs) and traditional adventures stuffed with text, there's something for just about everyone. It's an expansive genre in which East meets West, and we see numerous takes a similar...

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    • PS4
    • RPGs
    • Features
  • Guide Best PS4 Co-Op Games

    The best couch co-op or online co-op on PlayStation 4

    What are the best PS4 co-op games? Which co-op games should you play with your friends? If you’re reading this article, we’re guessing that you like to play the PlayStation 4 with pals. Working together in couch co-op or online can be one of the most rewarding ways to enjoy games. But what...

    • Guides
    • PS4
    • Co-Op
    • Features
  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (27th September to 3rd October)

    FIFA 22! Hot Wheels Unleashed! eFootball!

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? It's another huge week for new releases, although perhaps not as stacked with high profile releases this time. FIFA 22 is obviously a big one, but the rest of the schedule is filled out with...

    • PlayStation Store Update
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Release Dates
    • Guides
  • Guide NBA 2K22 Guide: Tips, Tricks, and How to Master the Court

    Your ultimate NBA 2K22 resource

    NBA 2K22 is the latest basketball simulation in 2K Sports' long-running series, developed by Visual Concepts. Inspired by the 2021-22 NBA season, the game features all of the official teams and players from the National Basketball Association, as well as the WNBA. In this NBA 2K22 guide, we're going to introduce the...

    • Guides
    • NBA 2K22
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide FIFA 22 Guide: Tips, Tricks, and How to Win More Matches

    Your ultimate FIFA 22 resource

    FIFA 22 is the latest in EA Sports' long-running football franchise, developed by EA Canada. The soccer simulation depicts the 2021-2022 season across many of the world's best leagues, including the Premier League, Bundesliga, and La Liga. It also includes a number of licensed competitions, like the UEFA Champions...

    • Guides
    • FIFA 22
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Review FIFA 22 (PS5) - Football Sim Makes Meaningful Strides on the Pitch

    Beautiful game

    The biggest compliment you can pay FIFA 22 is that it feels like real football for once. EA Sports’ soccer simulator still has its fair share of quirks, but at launch the developer has done an outstanding job of upgrading the ball physics and player positioning to make for a much more authentic experience. Add in all of the new...

    • Reviews
    • EA Sports
    • PS5
    • FIFA 22
  • Guide Best PS5 Online Multiplayer Games

    PlayStation 5's greatest online multiplayer titles

    What are the Best PS5 Online Multiplayer Games? Playing with your friends in online multiplayer titles has never been a more popular act on consoles, with many different experiences providing various ways to play. From shooters to sports simulators, the PS5 brings it when connecting to the internet...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Features
  • Review Hot Wheels Unleashed (PS5) - Fun Toy Car Racer Makes the Most of Its Licence

    Beat that

    After years spent fine-tuning its various motorcycle racing titles, developer Milestone has taken a significant detour with Hot Wheels Unleashed. Instead of striving for simulation-style handling and realistic tracks and locations, this new project takes Mattel's ever-popular die-cast vehicles and brings them to life in a modern game...

    • Reviews
    • Milestone
    • PS5
    • Hot Wheels Unleashed
  • Guide Best PS5 Exclusive Games

    The greatest games only available on PlayStation 5

    What are the best PS5 exclusive games? Home to a strong first-party offering thanks to PlayStation Studios, the PS5 is already building a solid list of exclusive titles you won't find anywhere else. From third-person adventures to tough-as-nails combat-focused titles, Sony has various different...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Features
  • News Here's Your Very First Look at The Last of Us HBO Series

    First image of TV show appears online

    So, Naughty Dog might not be quite ready to show off its multiplayer project, but it has brought us one or two other things for The Last of Us Day. Of course, there's all the cool new merchandise, letting you outfit yourself in clothing and accessories inspired by the post-apocalyptic world. However, there's one...

    • Sony
    • The Last of Us
    • HBO
    • PlayStation Productions
  • Poll Did You Buy Kena: Bridge of Spirits?

    D'ya Kena?

    Kena: Bridge of Spirits first caught all of our eyes at Sony's PlayStation 5 reveal event. Developer Ember Lab's biggest ever project, it's an incredibly pretty platforming adventure, with some surprisingly intense combat thrown in for good measure. Given that it was initially a title meant to help sell the PS5, we imagine that a lot of...

    • Ember Lab
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Kena
    • Polls
  • UK Sales Charts Lost Judgment the Latest Game to Sell Best on PS5

    PlayStation exclusives moving down

    Lost Judgment has made a great start in the UK's physical games chart, debuting in fourth position. Perhaps surprisingly, this multi-format release is another to sell best on PlayStation 5; 62 per cent of last week's sales went to the PS5 version. The PS4 SKU managed 28 per cent, which means a combined total of 90...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Naughty Dog Will Reveal The Last of Us Multiplayer 'When It's Ready'

    Probably not coming soon

    The Last of Us fans had hoped yesterday's annual celebration of the PlayStation exclusive franchise would bring with it some news on the now long-awaited multiplayer game set in the same universe as Joel and Ellie. And while the studio did comment on the project's existence, it's likely not the sort of update fans were...

    • Sony
    • The Last of Us
  • News Demon Slayer's Adventure Mode Perfectly Captures the Look of the Anime in New PS5, PS4 Trailer

    CyberConnect2 does it again

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles is about a month away from launch at the time of writing, and the stylish action title still looks great in its latest gameplay trailer. This new footage focuses on adventure mode, with a bit of versus mode thrown in. And as expected of developer CyberConnect2, the...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Demon Slayer
    • Trailers
  • Mini Review Aragami 2 (PS5) - Nin-Jolly Good Stealth Action

    What we do in the shadows

    It may seem obvious, but stealth games tend to live or die on their clarity. Not just that of your protagonist as they sink their blade into an enemy’s jugular, but of their systems, the rules that govern the whole experience. There’s nothing less enjoyable in a sneak-‘em-up than getting caught without knowing why, so...

    • Reviews
    • Lince Works
    • PS5
    • Aragami 2
    • Mini Reviews
  • News Action RPG Code Vein Ships 2 Million Copies In Time for Second Anniversary

    Good blood

    Remember Bandai Namco's Souls-like anime-styled action RPG, Code Vein? Well, it's two years old today (it originally released on the 27th September, 2019), and it's managed to rack up 2 million copies shipped. Not bad, not bad at all. Code Vein was met with mostly lukewarm reviews at launch, but it did prove to be quite popular among...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Code Vein
    • Sales
  • News Demon Slayer Will Need Post-Launch Update for 60FPS Gameplay on PS5

    No date given

    A somewhat disappointing detail on the upcoming Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinomaki Chronicles: the PlayStation 5 version of the game won't support 60 frames-per-second gameplay by default. The option to enable 60fps will be added post-launch via an update — and there's no word on when this update will actually be released...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • Demon Slayer

Sunday26th Sep 2021

  • Rumour PS Plus October 2021 PS5, PS4 Games Have Leaked

    War, fighting, and golf

    This is becoming a bit of a routine now, isn't it? The weekend before Sony plans to reveal next month's PS Plus titles, French website Dealabs claims to have the scoop. After the site correctly leaked a number of PS Plus line-ups from months past, we think you can put quite a bit of trust in this new prediction. Dealabs says...

    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS Plus
    • October
    • 2021
    • PS5
  • News The Last of Us Fans Hoping for an Update on Factions Today

    No word yet

    It’s officially 26th September, which is better known as The Last of Us Day for fans of Naughty Dog’s horror franchise. Many had pinned hopes on the developer sharing new information on The Last of Us: Part II’s long-lost multiplayer mode – especially after the team teased all-new content earlier in the week – but a PS Blog...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • The Last of Us
    • Naughty Dog

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