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  • News Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.46 Adds New Exclusive Car to PS5, PS4 Racer

    Plus extra vehicles, events, and menus

    Gran Turismo 7 has been freshly updated to version number 1.46 on PS5 and PS4, with the update adding a new car to the game you won't find anywhere else: the Škoda Vision Gran Turismo. Designed entirely around the Polyphony Digital racer, it's Škoda's first appearance in the franchise and is seen as a...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
    • Updates
  • News Intense Arcade Racer Distance Is Finally Coming, 10 Years Later, to Both PS5 and PS4

    That's a long road

    The last time we wrote about Distance was just under a decade ago, when it was announced the game was coming to PS4. In the intervening years, the high-intensity arcade racer has been through a prolonged stint of early access and had its full launch on PC, but the PS4 version never surfaced. Now, thanks to a Trophy list appearing...

    • Refract Studios
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Distance
    • Trophies
  • News Metaphor: ReFantazio Says No to Romance, Unlike the Persona Games

    No, you can't date the elf

    Atlus' upcoming RPG, Metaphor: ReFantazio, seems built around systems that wouldn't feel out of place in the developer's Persona series. It's got turn-based battles that hinge on striking enemy weaknesses, it's got warrior spirits that you can summon in combat, and — most crucially to this article — it's got a bonding...

    • Atlus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Metaphor
  • Guide PlayStation Studios: All Sony First-Party Developers and What They're Working On

    Every PlayStation exclusive project

    What are all PlayStation Studios developers and what are they working on? In this PlayStation Studios guide, we’re going to list all of the Japanese giant’s subsidiary game makers, along with their current projects. We’ll be updating this article regularly, as new titles are announced. Note: We've focused...

    • Sony
    • First-Party
    • Exclusives
    • PS5
    • PS4

YesterdayWed, 24th Apr 2024

  • Guide Fallout 4 Next Gen Update Release Times: When Can You Play the New Version?

    When do the PS5, Xbox Series X versions come out?

    When does the Fallout 4 Next Gen Update come out? When can you play the new version of Fallout 4 on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S? With excitement surrounding the Fallout IP at record fever pitch following its well-received TV adaptation on Amazon Prime, publisher Bethesda is bringing back Fallout 4 with a...

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    • Fallout 4
    • PS5
  • News New PS5 Firmware Update Adds Community Game Help Feature, Here Are All the Patch Notes

    What does version 24.03-09.20.00 do?

    Sony has just released the latest PS5 system software update — always a glorious day on Planet PlayStation. Coming in at just over 1GB, it's available to download and install now. The question is, as always, what does the update do? As per the official patch notes, there are a few improvements, mostly...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Firmware Updates
  • Guide Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Guide: Jedi Chambers, Tips, and All Rumors

    The ultimate Star Wars Jedi: Survivor guide

    Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is the follow-up to 2019's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, set in between the events of Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope. With friends old and new helping him along the way, Cal Kestis returns to fight back against the Empire and...

    • Guides
    • Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
    • PS5
  • News Over 1,500 PS5, PS4 Games Discounted in New PS Store Sale

    May the force be with you

    A wallet busting array of PS5 and PS4 games have been discounted in Sony’s latest PS Store sale, with over 1,500 titles up for grabs at up to 80 per cent off. Highlights include Monster Hunter Rise and Resident Evil 4 for record lows of just £8.24 and £15.05 respectively. The offers will run through 8th May. Other...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PS Store
    • Deals
  • News Project Awakening Still Exists, Six Years After Its Stunning PS4 Reveal

    Wake up

    Okay, who remembers Project Awakening? First revealed way back in September 2018 — for PS4 — it's an action RPG from Granblue Fantasy developer Cygames. That initial trailer, which debuted during a PlayStation showcase, garnered a lot of attention because of how next-gen it looked. In fact, it looked so impressive that many people...

    • Cygames
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Project Awakening
  • News Tomb Raider 1-3 Remastered Update Quietly Removes Sexy Lara Croft Pinups

    Did you think we wouldn't notice?

    The recently released and evocatively named Tomb Raider 1-3 Remastered starring Lara Croft allowed an entirely new generation of gamers to experience the formative action platformers for the first time. But it seems that in the last update, released a couple of weeks ago, sexy pinup posters of Croft herself have...

    • Aspyr
    • PS5
    • Tomb Raider
  • Guide Best King Of Fighters Games, Ranked By You

    Time Extension King of the ring

    Capcom and SNK went toe-to-toe during much of the '90s, each trying to outperform the other in the realm of one-on-one brawlers. While the former found global fame via its Street Fighter series, the latter hit back in 1994 with The King of Fighters, a team-based and deeply technical rival which, at one point, was comfortably the...

    • Features
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    • King of Fighters
    • Best Games
  • Rumour Assassin's Creed Hexe Out in 2026, More Linear Than Open World

    Adopts a new Fear System

    Assassin's Creed Hexe, which is currently a code name and is set to launch after the Japan-set Assassin's Creed Red, is the subject of a new report from Insider Gaming, which claims the title is aiming for a release in 2026. You'll apparently be playing as a female protagonist called Elsa, who comes equipped with...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Rumours
  • News Next Free Lords of the Fallen Update Turns the PS5 Game into a Roguelite

    Modifier system available today

    Lords of the Fallen developer Hexworks has revealed the final free content drop in its post-launch roadmap will take the form of a roguelite modifier system, and it's available on PS5 today. When beginning a fresh playthrough or jumping into New Game+, you'll now have the chance to change the way the game plays and...

    • CI Games
    • PS5
    • Lords of the Fallen
    • Updates
  • Rumour Watch Dogs Is Dead, and Legion Reportedly Killed It

    Taken out back

    Questions were no doubt asked about the future of Watch Dogs when the latest game in the series, Watch Dogs Legion, underperformed both critically and commercially (even though its initial sales numbers might have hinted otherwise). The PS5 and PS4 open world title, which first launched in 2020, saw a lot of improvement through...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Watch Dogs
    • Rumours
  • News Baldur's Gate 3 PS5 Physical Deluxe Edition Is Back in Stock

    But for how long?

    Baldur's Gate 3's extremely tempting PS5 physical Deluxe Edition was revealed in September and almost immediately sold out, with the expansive RPG launching first as a digital-only title. Demand convinced developer Larian Studios otherwise; the first round of orders is due to leave warehouses by the end of April. Keep this next...

    • Larian Studios
    • PS5
    • Baldur's Gate
  • News Embracer CEO Admits Mistakes Were Made: 'I Could Take a Lot of That Blame Myself'

    Wingefors comments on mass layoffs

    Following the collapse of a "verbal agreement" reportedly worth $2 billion with the Saudi-funded Savvy Games, Embracer Group entered into a brutal nine-month restructuring programme that resulted in the loss of some 1,400 employees and the cancellation of dozens of unannounced games. CEO Lars Wingefors, whose...

    • Embracer Group
    • Industry
  • News Gori: Cuddly Carnage Gets Meow Release Date Trailer on PS5, PS4

    Don't be a pussycat

    It seems that the cat is indeed out of the bag, as we now have a release date and some additional gameplay for the slightly disturbing Gori: Cuddly Carnage. Prepare to skate 'n' slash your way through a freakish feline world from 29th August on PS5 and PS4. Almost the anti-Stray, Gori couldn't offer a more radically different...

    • Wired Productions
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Gori
  • News Persona 3 Reload's Seriously Slick Soundtrack Is Now Available to Stream

    Bangers from the Dark Hour

    The full Persona 3 Reload soundtrack is now available on music streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. Spanning 62 songs across 2 hours and 15 minutes, the soundtrack is one heck of ride, made up of immaculately smooth beats and rousing battle themes. We can't recommend it enough. To be clear, the Reload...

    • Atlus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Persona
  • News Fortnite Festival Season 3 Update Adds Support for Rock Band 4 Guitar Controllers

    Everyone loves an encore

    Just yesterday, we learned that Billie Eilish would be headlining Season 3 of Fortnite Festival, the free-to-play music mode which has slowly but surely cornered the periphery market. With the update now live, there were a few welcome extra additions. For starters, guitar controller support for Harmonix's previous effort,...

    • Epic Games
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Fortnite

Tuesday23rd Apr 2024

  • Guide PS Stars Guide: All Campaigns and Solutions (April 2024)

    Your ultimate guide to Sony's loyalty scheme

    PS Stars, or PlayStation Stars, is a free loyalty program for PS5 and PS4 which enables you to earn PS Store credit, free games, and Digital Collectibles. If you're a PS Plus subscriber, then you'll earn additional Points based on each PS Store purchase you make. In this PS Stars guide, we're going to...

    • Guides
    • PS Stars
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News PS Plus Premium Adds Four New PS5, PS4 Game Trials

    Primal urge

    Four new game trials have been added to PS Plus Premium, letting you play a small chunk of the selected titles in order to see what they're about. The new trials are as follows: Exoprimal (PS5, PS4) GRIS (PS5, PS4) Shadow Warrior 3 (PS5, PS4) Trek to Yomi (PS5, PS4) All of them are your standard one hour

    • PS Plus
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Another Day One PS Plus Extra Game Available to Download Now

    The second of three

    PS Plus Extra has delivered the second of three PS5 games it has slated to arrive on the service the moment it releases across April and May 2024. Tales of Kenzera: ZAU is rolling out now across the UK, Europe, and the USA. Dave the Diver was already made available with the general April 2024 service refresh, then the third day...

    • PS5
    • PS Plus
  • News Shift Up Reveals 'Secrets' of Stellar Blade's Physical PS5 Packaging

    We're not complaining

    It seems we aren't the only ones counting down the hours until the release of the PS5 exclusive Stellar Blade. Developer Shift Up has posted an impossibly drawn-out clip of the "secrets" contained within the game's PS5 physical box, which, as far as we can tell, amounts to a reversible cover/dust jacket and a download code for...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Stellar Blade
  • Review Grounded (PS5) - Little Bites Pack a Big Punch

    A backyard filled with things to do

    As we continue to see walls being torn down between platforms, more people are getting exposed to former exclusives than ever before. On the PlayStation side, we're getting our first look at Grounded, formerly only available to Xbox and PC players for the last four years. If you're not in the Xbox ecosystem, you...

    • Reviews
    • Xbox Game Studios
    • PS5
    • Grounded
  • News Avatar Game Gets a Rare 40FPS Mode in New PS5 Patch

    Part of patch 3.2 out now

    Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora has been updated to support a new graphical mode running at 40 frames-per-second while boasting higher resolutions. Available to download now on PS5 as part of patch 3.2, the mode can be used on 4K TVs that support up to 120Hz. Prior to this, Avatar PS5 only had Quality and Performance Modes,...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • Avatar
    • Patches
  • News Persona Dev's Metaphor: ReFantazio Releases for PS5, PS4 in October, New Gameplay Is Glorious

    Final Fantazio

    Metaphor: ReFantazio, the next RPG from Persona developer Atlus, now has a confirmed release date: the 11th October. And to properly kickstart our march towards launch, we've been treated to a 25-minute presentation, which features a load of fresh gameplay footage. Metaphor has always seemed incredibly promising — especially since...

    • Atlus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Metaphor
  • News EA Japan Exec Criticises Rating Board for Apparent Stellar Blade Special Treatment

    "What’s going on CERO?"

    Just yesterday, we brought you word that the upcoming PS5 exclusive, Stellar Blade, would be released in all regions entirely uncensored, including Japan, which developer ShiftUp seemed especially pleased with. An executive at Electronic Arts Japan has called out what they see as a double standard with the Japanese Computer...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Stellar Blade
  • News Atari Revives Classic Video Game Brand Infogrames

    What's old is new again

    The name Infogrames will ring a bell for many gamers out there; the name appeared on many popular titles on pretty much every platform. Now, the brand is making a comeback. Atari has announced the revival of Infogrames as a new publishing label. It'll publish and distribute games "that fall outside the core portfolio of IP...

    • Atari
    • Infogrames
    • Industry
    • Announcements
  • News Prepare for Stellar Blade PS5 Launch with Online Comic

    Eve vs. Tachy

    Sony and Shift Up have published an online comic book for Stellar Blade that appears to serve as a quick prequel to the events of the main game. Available to read through this link, it sees protagonist Eve and another character called Tachy sparring together, and then speaking of an upcoming mission to reclaim Earth. This is what you...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Stellar Blade
  • Random We're In Awe of Metaphor: ReFantazio's Box Art

    Princely

    There's nothing quite like video game box art that makes you stop and say "wow". Admittedly, it's been a while since such a cover caught our eye, but we simply can't gawk at the newly revealed box art for Metaphor: ReFantazio and not write an article about it. The upcoming RPG looks to be a stunner in terms of art direction, and the cover...

    • Atlus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Metaphor
    • Random
  • News SMT 5: Vengeance Offers '75 More Hours of Gameplay', Says Atlus

    "The best Shin Megami Tensei 5"

    The original Shin Megami Tensei 5 on Nintendo Switch is already a long game, clocking in at around 70 hours if you want to see most of what the RPG has to offer — and its expanded re-release, Shin Megami Tensei 5: Vengeance, will apparently double that runtime. That is, if you play through the game twice, since...

    • Atlus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Shin Megami Tensei
  • News Long-Time SMT Series 'Demon Artist', Kazuma Kaneko, Departs Atlus

    After 35 years with the legendary developer

    Kazuma Kaneko, whose career as a character designer at legendary JRPG studio Atlus has spanned almost four decades, has officially left the company. Kaneko has joined COLOPL, a developer and publisher headquartered in Shibuya, Tokyo, where he will work on a new IP. News comes to us through a creator...

    • Atlus
    • Industry
    • Shin Megami Tensei
  • News Fallout Games Attract 5 Million Users in One Day Due to Popularity Surge

    TV show does the business

    Almost five million players were immersed in a Fallout game across a single day as a result of the TV show's popularity, Bethesda has revealed. Without saying when — but presumably on the weekend — the franchise's official Twitter profile shared that more than one million people played Fallout 76 within a single 24-hour...

    • Bethesda
    • Fallout
  • News Mega Man Legends 2's Japanese Prologue Is Finally Getting An English Fan Translation

    Time Extension Courtesy of the fan translation group Hilltop Works

    The fan translation group Hilltop Works has announced that it is translating the Japanese-exclusive prologue to Mega Man Legends 2 into English. If you're a Mega Man Legends fan, you might already be aware that Mega Man Legends 2 has a somewhat unusual name in Japan, being released in the country...

    • News
    • Mega Man
    • PS1
    • Fan Translations
  • News Billie Eilish Takes to Fortnite Festival Main Stage, Seemingly Confirming Leaked Roadmap

    Billie Bossa Nova

    The Bad Guy herself, Billie Eilish, will be the next musical megastar to grace the Fortnite Festival mainstage, following in the footsteps of Lady Gaga and The Weeknd. Eilish revealed she will take the stage today, 23rd April, presumably with a list of free-to-player bangers. Eilish's inclusion is incredible enough in its own...

    • Epic Games
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Fortnite
  • News Zenless Zone Zero Release Date Potentially Leaked via Apple Store

    Update: Pre-registration campaign is underway

    Update: Just as we published this article, HoYoverse has announced that pre-registration for the game is available now. As is common for the developer, it'll be tracking the total number of players who sign up, and will be promising bountiful in-game rewards if it reaches its ambitious 40 million players...

    • HoYoverse
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Zenless Zone Zero
  • Rumour Sonic Frontiers 2 in the Works, Say Multiple Sources

    Gotta go fast again

    Rumblings of a follow-up to SEGA's Sonic Frontiers are currently doing the rounds. Referred to simply as Sonic Frontiers 2, a couple of known leakers have said the project is currently in development. First, X user Daniel Richtman shared a post with his Patreon followers claiming the open zone platformer sequel is in the works...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Rumours

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