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  • News Xbox's Pentiment Runs Better on PS5 Than Series X Because of a Temporary Bug

    Will be fixed in an upcoming patch

    In an unexpected turn of events, it's been discovered that Pentiment actually runs better on PS5 than Xbox Series X due to a bug that's allowing the game to run at 120 frames-per-second. The feature is currently disabled on Microsoft's own console due to a glitch, but this will be fixed in an upcoming patch. So,...

    • Xbox Game Studios
    • PS5
    • Pentiment
  • News PS Portal Proving More Popular Than Sony Expected

    Demand has beat out expectations

    A PlayStation executive has revealed in a new interview with Game File that the handheld PS Portal device is proving a lot more popular than the company expected. Hiromi Wakai, the VP of production management, explained "demand has continued to exceed our expectations" and so Sony is now focusing its efforts on...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS Portal
  • News Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, Remake PS5 Pre-Order Pack Is the Perfect Way to Play Both Games

    Great offers expires on Wednesday night

    Final Fantasy VII Rebirth launches for PS5 this coming Thursday, which means a wonderful pre-order offer Square Enix has put on is about to expire: the twin pack containing both Rebirth and Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. Until the release of Rebirth, this double pack costs the exact same as Rebirth at...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Final Fantasy
    • PS Store
  • News Baldur's Gate 3 Sales Apparently Top 10 Million

    Natural 10

    Since its full release in September of last year, Baldur's Gate 3 has seemingly sold more than 10 million copies — or thereabouts. Larian Studios hasn't posted an official figure, but when addressing topics such as upcoming mod support and community feedback on Twitter, director of publishing Michael Douse wrote: "This is a game that...

    • Larian Studios
    • PS5
    • Baldur's Gate
    • Sales
  • The Making Of FIFA Road To World Cup 98, The "Greatest FIFA Of All Time"

    Time Extension "That’s the best FIFA that’s ever been made and still is"

    Back when we were putting together our 'Making of' for FIFA International Soccer, we asked several members of the FIFA team to name their favourite FIFA game, and almost unanimously, they answered with a single title:

    • Features
    • The Making Of
    • FIFA
    • EA Sports
  • News Layoffs Hit Until Dawn, Dark Pictures Dev Supermassive Games, 90 People Affected

    Enters a "period of consultation"

    Until Dawn and The Dark Pictures Anthology team Supermassive Games will be laying off 90 workers in the near future, it's been confirmed. The studio employs more than 300 people in Guildford, UK, and has informed 150 of them that they are "at risk" of being the 90 people who will soon lose their job. The developer...

    • Supermassive Games
    • Industry
  • News Foamstars Season 2 Groovy Disco Adds New Playable Character, Extra Missions, More

    Murder on the dance floor

    Foamstars, the not-as-bad-as-everyone-would-have-you-believe multiplayer shooter from Square Enix, is soon to enter its second season. Starting on 8th March, season two is titled Groovy Disco, and it brings with it a bunch of treats, most notably a brand new playable character. Coiff Guy is his name, and you can see some...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Foamstars
  • News Helldivers 2 Servers Finally Stabilising, Team Now Resuming 'Original Plan'

    All systems go

    Helldivers 2 has been, and continues to be, immensely popular, and it's been the victim of this early success ever since launch. Developer Arrowhead Studios has been putting out fires everywhere, trying to increase server capacity and fix early problems to accommodate the huge demand from eager players. Now, weeks after release, it...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PC
    • Helldivers 2
  • News Second Final Fantasy 16 DLC Set to Be Revealed Next Month

    A panel at PAX East will have new details

    Square Enix has revealed a PAX East panel will be the place to be to learn more about the second piece of Final Fantasy 16 DLC, titled The Rising Tide. Set to take place on 22nd March 2024, lead developers Naoki Yoshida, Takeo Kujiraoka, and Michael-Christopher Koji Fox will be in attendance, and the event...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Final Fantasy
    • DLC
  • News UK Sales Charts: Helldivers 2 Bucks Industry Trend with Rising Weekly Sales

    Boom

    There are games that sold better at physical retail in the UK last week, but Helldivers 2 is doing something most other titles aren't. In almost all cases, a game's sales will spike immediately and then quickly taper off, settling into a steady rhythm after the first few weeks. However, Arrowhead's smash hit co-op shooter is going against that...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Helldivers 2 Servers Hold Fast in Face of 800k Screaming Concurrents

    The tide of battle has finally turned

    The beleaguered, battle-worn servers utilised by developer Arrowhead Game Studios have stood firm against their most ferocious onslaught yet, some 800,000 rabid Helldivers 2 players, all clamouring to get their Democratic fix at once. This glorious victory for Super Earth, in which "the servers handled all...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Helldivers
  • News Rise of the Ronin Confirms Character Creator, Four Player Co-Op for Main Missions

    Samurai squad

    Team Ninja's next samurai outing, Rise of the Ronin, will take more from the Nioh series and Wo Long: Fallen Destiny than first expected. The developer has confirmed the game will feature an in-depth character creator and the ability to play with up to four players in online co-op during the game's main story missions. The news was...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Rise of the Ronin
  • News Leaked LittleBigPlanet Hub PS3 Footage Is a Blast from the Past

    Grub hub

    Once upon a time, Sony announced LittleBigPlanet HUB, a free-to-play PS Store exclusive for the PS3. The game would apparently combine all of the content from LittleBigPlanet and LittleBigPlanet 2, and would allow fans to Play Create Share without the entry fee. It was an ambitious concept, and one that presumably gave the platform holder...

    • Sony
    • PS3
    • LittleBigPlanet
    • Leaks
  • Random Tipsy The Last of Us HBO Star Pedro Pascal Secures SAG Award

    "I'm a little drunk!"

    Pedro Pascal might have had one too many Dark 'n' Stormy's before 2024's SAG awards, where the actor secured the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Joel Miller in the HBO adaptation of The Last of Us. Somewhat sloshed, the Joel actor took to the stage, declaring: "This is wrong...

    • Naughty Dog
    • Industry
    • Random
  • News REYNATIS Looks Like a Scruffy But Oddly Appealing PS5, PS4 Action RPG

    Shibuya spirit

    We can’t, in good faith, complain about the time it takes to make PS5 and PS4 games – and then turn around and criticise REYNATIS for looking a little sloppy. Studios are spending reckless amounts of money making AAA titles these days, so perhaps it’s time we lowered our expectations and accepted some slightly scruffier releases...

    • FuRyu
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • REYNATIS
    • Trailers
  • News 'High Possibility' Miyazaki Delegates Direction of Future FromSoftware Souls Games

    "Souls-ish" is canon now

    Of FromSoftware's impressive lineup of recent games (Demon's Souls, Dark Souls, Bloodborne, Dark Souls III, Déraciné, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Elden Ring), Dark Souls II is the only title not directed by the sadistic master of Souls-Like gameplay, Hidetaka Miyazaki (but he did serve as superv

    • FromSoftware
    • Industry
  • News Yoko Taro Puts Square Enix President on Blast, Potentially Teases NieR 3

    REP3NT

    The always-exciting Yoko Taro, the auteur creator of the NieR series, has reportedly put the president of publisher Square Enix, Takashi Kiryu, on blast during a London concert. Both men were apparently in attendance at a performance of the NieR: Orchestra Concert earlier this month when Taro invited audience goers to clap and cheer as loudly...

    • Square Enix
    • NieR

Sunday25th Feb 2024

  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (26th February to 3rd March)

    Rebirth

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PS Store update this week? This week will be dominated by one game and one game only: Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth. Click through the links for a full list of all new PS5 games release dates in 2024, all new PSVR2 games release dates in 2024, and

    • PS Store
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Release Dates
    • Guides
  • Random Our Twitter Timeline Is All Tifa from Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth on PS5 Right Now

    X rated

    We’ve already established Sony’s marketing for Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth is on fire right now, and those stellar reviews are playing a part. But respectfully, early footage of the remake’s Costa del Sol cutscenes may be doing most of the heavy l

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Final Fantasy
    • Random
  • Video One Year Later, Is PSVR2 Doing Enough?

    A year older and none the wiser

    The PSVR2 turned one this year, which obviously has us feeling reflective. PlayStation’s latest VR gamble hasn’t really hit it off in the way that many expected, with an anaemic first-party release lineup and a fairly withdrawn line of communication from Sony. But has the PSVR2 really had such a disappointing...

    • PSVR2
    • PS5
    • Videos
    • Features

Saturday24th Feb 2024

  • Hands On Unicorn Overlord Has the Potential to Be One of 2024's Best RPGs

    Vanillaware doesn't miss

    Look, at this point, we're automatically sold on anything Vanillaware does. The Japanese studio has an incredible track record stretching back to the PS2, and although it's an eternity away from being the most well-known developer in the world, there's simply no denying the quality of its output — especially in recent...

    • Previews
    • Atlus
    • Vanillaware
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Sony's Marketing Is on Fire with PS5's Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Right Now

    Standard

    Give the top brass at PlayStation’s marketing team a tentpole title to promote, and they’ll generally deliver. Marketing is well underway for Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth right now, the next major PS5 console exclusive from Square Enix. And already we’re seeing some pretty impressive promotional efforts right around the world, with the UK...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Final Fantasy
    • Marketing
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 517

    Drive to survive

    We're now mere days away from the release of Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, which we suspect is going to dominate WAYP from this point on. Time for one last hurrah before Cloud and crew arrive, then. Aaron Bayne: After sinking roughly 10 hours into it, I'm hoping to seriously spec out my station wagon in Pacific Drive this weekend. It's...

    • Talking Point
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

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