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  • Soapbox Mortal Kombat 11's Devs Have Missed the Point of the Loot Box Discussion

    Lloyd isn't impressed by NetherRealm's loot box solution

    With Mortal Kombat 11 launching earlier this week, the franchise has reached a new zenith. The last few instalments have made great strides in terms of mechanics, as the series has come to transcend its reputation as "the fighting game with all the gore" to become a damn good game in its own...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • Talking Point What Free May 2019 PS Plus Games Do You Want?

    When will May 2019's PlayStation Plus lineup be revealed?

    What’s the May 2019 PlayStation Plus lineup? And when will the May 2019 PS Plus lineup be revealed? This is one of those awkward months, where the first Tuesday happens to be 7th May, meaning the announcement is unlikely to be made until 1st May. We're going to get into all of the rumours...

    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • May 2019
    • PS4
    • Sony
  • News Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Cover Art Is Here to Rev Your Engine

    Thumbs up

    We're about two months away from the return of PSone's premier kart racer. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled drifts into view on 21st June, and while we haven't seen or heard too much about the game itself lately, we do have some nice new artwork to peruse. Revealed on Twitter, we now have the final cover art for the game, and it's looking...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Team Racing
    • Artwork
  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Is Down to $50 a Day After Release

    Satisfying the kredit kard

    Mortal Kombat 11 released yesterday, and it can already be picked up for just $50 at Amazon.com. It's a $10 dollar discount on the price it was sold for just 24 hours ago, representing a bit of a kick in the teeth for those that either pre-ordered the game or picked up a copy on launch day. <products id="9933"...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Sales
    • Deals
  • News Days Gone Details Free Post-Launch DLC, Including Challenges and New Difficulty Mode

    Multiple content drops coming in June

    Days Gone is only two days away from release now, meaning some of your pre-orders are likely being prepared for dispatch. The base game you receive on 26th April isn't the be all and end all of the Sony Bend experience though, as multiple free content drops are set to extend the life of the game past launch and...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • DLC
  • News Persona 5: The Royal Adds New Party Member, Expanded Story, New Enemies, PS4 Pro Support, and Much More

    Even quality of life changes

    Oh boy, it's time for our first Persona 5: The Royal info blowout. With the game now fully revealed via a detailed gameplay trailer (which you can watch through here), fans have started piecing things together, and we already know quite a bit about this enhanced version of Persona 5. Gleaning information from both the...

    • Atlus
    • PS4
    • Persona
  • News Persona 5: The Royal Launches in the West in 2020

    Atlus confirms

    Persona 5: The Royal is launching in Japan later this year, on the 31st October, but what about the West? Fortunately, Atlus hasn't forgotten about us. An enhanced version of Persona 5 with new locations, scenes, characters, and more, The Royal has been confirmed for a 2020 release outside of its homeland. Hopefully we won't have to...

    • Atlus
    • PS4
    • Persona
    • Release Dates
  • News Persona 5: The Royal Is an Enhanced Version of Persona 5, Launches on PS4 This Year in Japan

    Royalty

    Atlus has finally lifted the curtain on Persona 5: The Royal, and yes, it appears to be an enhanced version of Persona 5. It has new locations, new scenes, new characters, new character interactions, new attacks in combat, and... Well, that's just about everything we caught while watching the trailer. Persona 5: The Royal launches later...

    • Atlus
    • PS4
    • Persona
    • Trailers
    • Release Dates
  • News Street Fighter V Goes Free to Play for a Limited Time on PS4

    Here comes a new challenger

    Street Fighter V has been through a lot, hasn't it? At launch, it was heavily criticised for its lack of key features, and Capcom has been playing catch-up, releasing revised editions and free updates that bring the fighting game up to scratch. Whatever your feelings on the troubled title, you can't argue with a free...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter
    • Free
  • News VR Is Getting Its Very Own Press Conference at E3 2019

    Big reveals promised

    Virtual Reality will take centre stage in a brand new press conference dedicated to the medium at E3 2019, courtesy of UploadVR. Titled the E3VR Showcase, the website promises a ton of announcements that are sure to make a lot of VR headset owners very excited. Pitched as a pre-recorded event similar to Sony's State of Play...

    • UploadVR
    • E3 2019
  • News GT Goku Arrives in Dragon Ball FighterZ Next Month

    Dragon Fist!

    Goku from Dragon Ball GT leaps into Dragon Ball FighterZ next month, Bandai Namco has confirmed. The third DLC character of the game's second season pass, this childlike version of Dragon Ball's protagonist ruffled a few feathers when he was first revealed. After all, there are already three playable Gokus in the game -- five if you...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • DLC
    • Trailers
  • News Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s Final Piece of DLC Is Out Now on PS4

    Finally

    Shadow of the Tomb Raider certainly came and went when it released in September of last year, but that hasn't stopped developer Eidos Montreal from following up on that launch with a whopping seven pieces of downloadable content. Titled The Path Home, this is the game's last piece of DLC - expanding on what happens after the events of the...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    • DLC
  • Guide Days Gone FAQ - Everything You Need to Know

    All your questions answered

    Days Gone is the ambitious action game from Sony Bend, and it's heading to PS4 very soon. As preparation is key to surviving in a post-apocalyptic world, we've put together this FAQ in order to answer any lingering questions you may have about this upcoming title. While the game is still a few months away, plenty of...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • FAQ
    • Guides
  • News PS Plus Specials Sale Begins on US PlayStation Store

    PlayStation Plus exclusive deals

    One of the major benefits of being a PlayStation Plus member is the regular reduced prices on the PlayStation Store. Whether it's pre-orders or extra savings in sales, members can enjoy discounts on a large number of games. In fact, this new sale on the North American PS Store, PS Plus Specials, offers subscribers...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • PS Plus
    • Deals
  • News Days Gone Pre-Load Is Available Now on PS4

    Two days to go(ne)

    Days Gone is fast approaching. We've now only a couple of days to wait until Bend Studio's ambitious open world survival game is released, and it feels like enthusiasm for the PlayStation 4 exclusive has been on an upswing. For those that have the title pre-ordered via PlayStation Store, good news: you can now pre-load it onto...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
  • News Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 Fakes Begin to Emerge

    But Activision is showing off the game

    Activision is apparently showing press (or so-called “influencers”, at the very least) a new Call of Duty game behind closed doors right now. That would imply that a reveal is right around the corner, and it’s usually May when we get word. Of course, everyone and his Call of Duty: Ghosts dog expects...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News Devs Give Update Following ANTHEM Patch, Key Features Are Delayed

    "We believe in ANTHEM"

    BioWare has issued a statement over on Reddit with regards to ANTHEM. The game's latest update has just launched, adding a fresh stronghold and some welcome quality of life changes -- but it's not all good news. As the developer focuses on further improvements, such as bug fixes and better game stability, it's noted that some...

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
    • Patches

YesterdayTue, 23rd Apr 2019

  • Guide Mortal Kombat 11 - How to Perform All Fatalities

    All commands for every MK11 fatality

    How do you perform every fatality in Mortal Kombat 11? The latest instalment in NetherRealm's gruesome brawler has finally landed on the PlayStation 4, and its scraps are as brutal as ever. Whether you’re looking to lay waste as Liu Kang or cause absolute Kotal Khanage (sorry), fatalities are a series staple...

    • Mortal Kombat 11
    • Fatalities
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Guide Mortal Kombat 11 - How to Perform All Brutalities

    All commands for every MK11 brutality

    How do you perform every fatality in Mortal Kombat 11? As if Mortal Kombat 11's fatalities weren't enough to add insult to injury with, here's a list of all of the brutalities that can be found in the game. While the combos are easier to pull off than fatalities, there are certain conditions that must be met...

    • Mortal Kombat 11
    • Brutalities
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Days Gone Has Some Seriously Impressive Snow

    Winter wonders

    There’s plenty to be excited about in Days Gone, but its snow simulation may just be the most realistic ever. On the surface, there’s not much to this video: it consists of six minutes of Deacon St. John standing out in the cold. But if you let it play, you’ll notice how the scene gradually begins to change, as snow sticks to...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • Videos
  • Hands On Dreams Is an Inspiring, Mesmerising Wonder

    The stuff dreams are made of

    No matter which way you slice it, Dreams is an incredible achievement. Media Molecule might be taking its sweet time developing this project, but the hard work is clearly paying off. The game is now available in Early Access, allowing everyone to finally tinker with the creative tools, and experience the weird and...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Early Access
    • Hands On
  • News Square Enix Confirms Live E3 2019 Showcase

    Avengers? Final Fantasy VII Remake?

    Square Enix has confirmed that it'll be doing an E3 broadcast this year. Right now it's unclear whether this'll actually be a live show or just another pre-recorded stream (like it did for E3 2018), but the publisher's promising an "exciting lineup of titles". Of course, there are two big elephants in the room...

    • Square Enix
    • E3 2019
  • News UK Sales Charts: World War Z Fends Off Zombies from the Top Spot

    You've got red on you

    The Division 2 has been knocked off its perch atop the physical UK chart by World War Z, the zombie shooter from Focus Home Interactive. It's a very strong debut for the publisher, which last enjoyed a number one result with Vampyr. Ubisoft's looter shooter didn't fall too far, though -- it's now in third behind FIFA 19, which...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Japanese Release Date Confirmed for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on PS4

    Watch the new trailer

    We're a year-and-a-bit away from the next Olympic Games, but Japan is getting the PlayStation 4 title in just a few months. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game is due out on 24th July 2019 in the land of the rising Sun -- exactly 12 months before the real event kicks off. A western release is coming next year,...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
    • Trailers
    • Release Dates
  • News Shakedown: Hawaii Wants Your Dirty Money Next Month on PS4 and Vita

    Murderous monopoly

    That's right, the follow-up to Retro City Rampage is closer than you think. Shakedown: Hawaii finally has a firm release date on both PlayStation 4 and PS Vita; you'll be buying up properties and causing all sorts of mayhem on 7th May 2019. This mix of open world and management sim has you wrestling for monetary control over the...

    • Vblank Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Vita
    • Shakedown: Hawaii
    • Release Dates
  • News Slay the Spire Plays Its Cards Right with a PS4 Release Next Month

    Deck yeah

    You may have heard the name Slay the Spire doing the rounds. Currently available on PC, it's a deck-building strategy game with roguelike elements, and everyone seems to love it. Good thing it's getting a PlayStation 4 port so we can see what all the fuss is about. Picking from three characters, you slowly accumulate cards to customise...

    • Humble Bundle
    • PS4
    • Slay the Spire
    • Announcements
  • News Puyo Puyo Champions Gets a Western Release on PS4 in May

    Competitive puyo popping

    At the end of last year, a game called Puyo Puyo eSports launched in Japan. This version of the popular puzzler focused on competitive play, and has been exclusive to its home region for months. Today, SEGA has announced the game is coming west after all, under the name Puyo Puyo Champions. It features everything found in...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Puyo Puyo Champions
    • Announcements
    • Release Dates

Monday22nd Apr 2019

  • Reminder Big Persona 5: The Royal and Persona 5 S Reveals are Coming This Week

    Atlus announces streams

    This week's going to be an important one if you're a fan of Persona 5. Persona 5: The Royal, a confirmed PS4 title which was both teased and kind-of-revealed earlier this year, will supposedly be blown wide open on the 24th April, unless Atlus sees fit to troll us all once again. On the 25th April, we'll be getting...

    • Atlus
    • PS4
    • Persona
  • News Sony's Flogging Days Gone Harder Than a Freaker Who Keeps Getting Back Up

    Alive and kicking

    Days Gone has been the apple of Sony’s eye for a good six months now, and the publisher continues to find new ways to create promotional videos ahead of launch. This latest clip is billed as a gameplay trailer, but in essence it’s 30 seconds of YouTube pre-roll designed to push pre-orders as the title shuffles agonisingly close...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • Trailers
  • Review Mortal Kombat 11 - Making One Fatal Mistake

    Fatality

    Mortal Kombat 11 sees the return of the nearly 27-year-old franchise, and likely for its last hurrah on this generation of consoles. NetherRealm’s latest is a solid kontender for the best PlayStation 4 beat-em-up, but its heart has been korrupted by a baffling progression system. Picking up after the events of 2015’s Mortal Kombat X,...

    • Reviews
    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
  • News Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice's 1.03 Patch Makes the Game Slightly Easier

    Less Spirit Emblem usage and bug fixes

    Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice's first major patch since launch is to be made available in the early hours of tomorrow morning, bringing with it multiple tweaks and changes that'll make certain sections of the game slightly easier while toning down the need for Spirit Emblems ever so slightly. Probably the biggest...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • Patches
  • News Kingdom Hearts III's Critical Mode Comes to PS4 Tomorrow as a Free Update

    New mode changes things up

    The eagerly awaited Critical Mode for Kingdom Hearts III is set to release tomorrow as part of a free update, with a tweet from the game's official Twitter account stating that the mode will do things a little differently compared to previous titles. For those that don't know, Critical Mode is the title's hardest...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Kingdom Hearts
    • Updates
  • News Pre-Order RAGE 2 from Walmart Canada to Get the E3 2018 Leaked Boxart Sleeve

    Best pre-order incentive ever

    The infamous Walmart Canada leak of E3 2018 went down as one of the biggest mishaps in video game retailer history, but RAGE 2 continues to see the funny side by offering a boxart sleeve for pre-orders that was used to make light of the situation a year ago. Just take a look at it in the tweet below.

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • RAGE
  • Review Jupiter & Mars - Nautical Neon Adventure Is a Little Shallow

    Under the sea

    Yes, Jupiter & Mars has some similarities to Ecco the Dolphin -- you use echolocation, whales are revered as god-like entities, and there's a sci-fi slant to the story. This PS4 adventure doesn't go quite as insane as the Mega Drive classic, however, instead opting for a more down to Earth narrative about, well, Earth. Taking...

    • Reviews
    • Tigertron
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Jupiter & Mars
  • News Fortnite Is Teasing an Avengers: Endgame Related Event, Coming Thursday

    I know what it's like to lose

    Avengers: Endgame releases in cinemas across the world later this week, and it looks like Fortnite will be getting in on the act with a new in-game event. The game's official Twitter account has just posted an image of one of its character's holding Captain America's shield, as seen below. The event is set to kick...

    • Epic Games
    • PS4
    • Fortnite
    • Updates

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