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  • Guide Best PS5, PS4 Game Deals on PS Store This Week (3rd March to 9th March)

    What to buy on the PlayStation Store

    What are the best PS5 and PS4 game deals on the PlayStation Store this week? What should you buy in the PS Store sale this week? There's always loads of digital games on sale at any one time, so this guide is designed to spotlight the best PS5 and PS4 deals available right now. We will try our best to avoid...

    • PlayStation Store
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Guides
  • News Sony Delighted by Reaction to Next-Gen PSVR Headset Announcement

    More news in the future

    In a new PlayStation Blog post that revealed multiple new PlayStation VR titles headed to the headset throughout the coming year, Sony slipped in a brief mention of the next piece of virtual reality hardware it has

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PlayStation VR
  • News PS Plus Members Will Need to Manually Redeem Free GTA Online Money from 1st April

    No longer automatically deposited

    For the past few months, PlayStation Plus members who log in to GTA Online at least once a month have been rewarded with GTA$1,000,000 deposited directly into their bank account – an extra incentive prior to the release of the uber-popular multiplayer mode on the PlayStation 5. Starting from 1st April, this free...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • GTA Online
    • PlayStation Plus
  • News PS4 Firmware Update 8.50 Beta Invites Being Sent Out by Sony

    The little things

    Check your emails: you may have an invite for the next major PlayStation 4 beta. According to MP1st, Sony is sending out codes for a system software update planned to publicly release some time in the Spring. With the PS5 already available, this is less fully-fledged than previous PS4 firmware updates – although it does include...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
  • News After the Fall Brings Cross-Platform Co-Op to PSVR

    Features full PSVR Aim Controller support

    Sony is rounding out its big day of PlayStation VR announcements with confirmation of After the Fall’s release later this year. This is the next effort from Arizona Sunshine developer Vertigo Games, and it’s promising a white-knuckle conflict in an alternate 1980s Los Angeles. You’ll be fighting...

    • Vertigo Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • After the Fall
  • News Zenith Is an Anime-Inspired MMO Designed for PSVR

    Coming later this year

    If experiencing PlayStation VR alone isn't doing it for you anymore, how about an MMO in virtual reality instead? This one is for the anime and JRPG fans out there as developer Ramen VR brings newly-announced title Zenith to PSVR later this year. The game is said to only be possible in VR thanks to a "hyper-immersive combat...

    • Ramen VR
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Announcements
  • News Hand-Drawn PS4 Indie Game Minute of Islands Delayed, No New Release Date Set

    Postponement "in the players’ best interest"

    We've been quietly looking forward to Minute of Islands for quite some time, so we were pretty excited by its 18th March release date. Sadly, however, the game won't be hitting its target. Developer Studio Fizbin has today announced an indefinite delay. This has been brought on by some "major technical...

    • Mixtvision
    • PS4
    • Minute of Islands
    • Delays
  • News The Next Dragon Age Was Going to Be a Live Service Game, But Now It's Set to Be Single-Player Only

    Thank the Maker?

    Here's a story that somehow managed to pass us by: the next Dragon Age game — commonly referred to as Dragon Age 4 — was going to be a 'live service' title, incorporating a "heavy" multiplayer component. But apparently, that vision for the project was scrapped following the success of single-player adventure Star Wars Jedi:...

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS5
    • Dragon Age
  • News I Expect You to Die 2 Targets 2021 PSVR Release

    Die another day

    The sequel to breakout PlayStation VR hit I Expect You to Die is getting a sequel this year – and we bet you’re dying to play it, aren’t you? Expect more uncover, espionage antics, as you’re tasked with “putting a stop to the Zoraxis organization’s new scheme of world dominance”. Writing on the PlayStat

    • Schell Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • I Expect You to Die
  • News Fracked Is a Snowy Shooter Coming Exclusively to PSVR This Summer

    Get Fracked

    Fracked has just been announced exclusively for PlayStation VR. From the developers of Phantom: Covert Ops, this is a virtual reality first person shooter set in a mountain fracking facility that's been overrun by interdimensional beings. Video games, ladies and gents. What's pretty cool is that you'll be able to freely move between...

    • nDreams
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Fracked
    • Announcements
  • News Seven Year Old PS4 Game Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition Gets PS5 Compatibility Patch

    Update 1.03

    Props to Koei Tecmo: the company has just pushed a new update for Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition — a title that released on PlayStation 4 all the way back in 2014. Patch 1.03 should allow the game to run better on PS5, when played through backwards compatibility. Apparently, there were some strange issues popping...

    • Koei Temco
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Dynasty Warriors
    • Patches
  • News Song in the Smoke Survives the Night on PSVR This Year

    One more night

    Survival games are effectively ten a penny on PC and console these days, but we haven’t seen the genre extend to PlayStation VR all that much. Song in the Smoke aims to fill that gap in the market, promising a “beautiful yet deadly” world that you’ll need to navigate. Developed by 17-Bit Studios, of Galak-Z fame, it’s all...

    • 17-Bit Studios
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Song in the Smoke
    • Announcements
  • News New Game+ Expo Reveals Full Schedule for This Week's Show

    All livestreamed

    In case you haven't heard, New Game+ Expo 2021 is happening this week, on the 4th March. It'll be providing a platform for a number of Japanese game publishers, and the whole thing will be streamed on Twitch. Check out the image below for the event's full schedule, which has now been confirmed. We're not expecting any huge...

    • New Game+ Expo
  • News Doom 3: VR Edition Reimagines the 2004 FPS Classic in Virtual Reality

    Coming later this month

    Sony has a slate of PlayStation VR announcements planned for today, and the first one is quite the surprise. Doom 3 is being reimagined for virtual reality in Doom 3: VR Edition, planned to launch on PS4 later this month on 29th March 2021. PS5 players can also get in on the action via backwards compatibility. Check out what...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • DOOM
    • Release Dates
  • News There's Recurring Chatter of an Extended Death Stranding for PS5, PS4

    It's already finished, apparently

    Clocking in at well over 50 hours for the core campaign quests alone, Death Stranding already offers a meaty romp through the Icelandic-esque wilderness its sandbox provides. But there’s been intense speculation for months now that an extended edition is in the pipeline for both the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Death Stranding
    • Rumours
  • Reminder Yakuza: Like a Dragon's Legends Costume DLC Is Free, But Only for a Limited Time

    It's all in the suit

    The 'Legends Costume Set' for Yakuza: Like a Dragon is currently going free on the PlayStation Store, in celebration of the game's launch on PS5. It includes eight different outfits, all of which are based on existing characters in the series. And yes, it lets you dress protagonist Ichiban up as the infamous Goro Majima. If...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
    • DLC
  • Deal PS Plus Subscriptions Just $26.99 for a Full Year

    Sublime

    PlayStation Plus is shaping up to have one of its strongest years in recent memory, and if you’re currently not subscribed or looking to extend your existing membership – well, now, here’s a deal for you. CD Keys is flogging full 12-month subscription codes for $26.99 – that’s less than half the MSRP of $59.99. It’s worth noting...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
  • News Call of Duty: Warzone Gets a Third High Resolution Texture Pack

    Designed for PS5, PS4 Pro players

    Call of Duty: Warzone doesn't have a native PlayStation 5 version just yet, so these high-resolution texture packs are the best we've got right now. Activision has now released a third version of these free downloads, which is designed for PS5 and PS4 Pro players as it "supports the most detailed textures for...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires Delayed Beyond Early 2021 Release Window

    Tactical retreat

    Having heard next to nothing about Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires since it was announced in September of last year, we figured a delay would be incoming — and here it is. Koei Tecmo has confirmed that the hack and slash strategy title will be pushed beyond its original 'early 2021' release window. The publisher says that a new...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Dynasty Warriors
    • Delays
  • News Naughty Dog Urges Fans to Remain Patient, Has 'Several Cool Things' on the Way

    Factions, when?

    It’s nearing a year since The Last of Us: Part II released and subsequently secured virtually every award available, and so some fans are pondering what’s next for Naughty Dog. We know that the team is working on a fully-fledged multiplayer game set within the series’ post-apocalyptic universe, but many had anticipated seeing...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Naughty Dog
  • News PS Store Essential Picks Sale Has a Long List of Cheap PS4 Games

    Dragon Ball! Blasphemous! The Quiet Man?

    Sony is closing in on nearly two months worth of weekly PlayStation Store sales as we enter March, which surely means we're due a dud at some point soon. This isn't the week for that, however, as the Essential Picks sale offers up another enticing list of PlayStation 4 deals for all to take advantage of...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • US
  • Guide PS5 Stock: When and Where to Buy PlayStation 5 in March 2021

    Which shops have PS5 available for March 2021?

    Which shops have PS5 stock for March 2021? Where can you currently buy a new PlayStation 5 console? Demand for the PS5 has exceeded supply, leaving many unable to purchase a next-gen console. Sony has suggested that it will be making more units in 2021, having secured additional component inventory from...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Stock
  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake Yuffie DLC Detailed, Will Be Two Chapters Long

    No price yet

    Square Enix has released some finer details on Episode Yuffie — the Final Fantasy VII Remake DLC that'll be exclusive to PlayStation 5 once Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade launches this summer. As shown in the reveal trailer, you'll be playing as the young ninja throughout this escapade, and you'll be joined by a new character...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Final Fantasy
    • DLC

YesterdayTue, 2nd Mar 2021

  • Guide Why Does PS4, PS5 Copying Update Files Take So Long?

    What is copying on PS4 and PS5, and why is it so slow?

    What does PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 copying update files mean? Why is your PS4 or PS5 copying update files? Why does copying on PS4 and PS5 take such a long time? A while ago, the PlayStation 4 swapped to a new method when it comes to downloading and installing patches for your favourite...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Copying
    • Updates
    • Guides
  • Guide All EA Play Games on PS5, PS4

    Every EA Play game in the PS5, PS4 Vault

    What games are included as part of EA Play's subscription – formerly known as EA Access – on the PS4? And how much does it cost to subscribe to EA Play on the PS4? The behemoth publisher’s subscription service has been rebranded on the PlayStation 4, and in addition to early access and discounts, it...

    • Guides
    • EA Play
    • Features
  • Guide All PSVR Aim Controller Compatible Games

    Which titles support Sony's new gun?

    Sony’s virtual reality solution PSVR already requires significant investment, but the PlayStation VR Aim Controller really is worth owning if you’re – ahem – aiming to get the most out of the headset. While the peripheral is only supported by a handful of games thus far, it really does add to the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • PlayStation VR Aim Controller
    • Guides
  • Guide Final Fantasy VII Remake All Weapons: Character Builds and Best Materia

    All weapon locations and materia recommendations

    Looking for all of the weapons in Final Fantasy VII Remake and their locations? Looking for character build ideas for each weapon, and materia recommendations? Well, you've come to the right place. In this Final Fantasy VII Remake PS4 guide, we're going to go over where you can find every weapon in...

    • Final Fantasy VII Remake
    • PS4
    • Guides
  • Guide Final Fantasy VII Remake Guide: How to Master FF7 and Save Midgar

    An AVALANCHE of information

    Final Fantasy VII Remake is the first part of Square Enix’s modern retelling of the PS1’s classic RPG Final Fantasy VII, which has been built from the ground up for the PlayStation 4 and earned an 8/10 in our Final Fantasy VII Remake PS4 review. Our Final Fantasy VII Remake guide includes information on the endgame,...

    • Guides
    • Walkthrough
    • Final Fantasy VII Remake
    • PS4
  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (1st March to 7th March)

    Yakuza: Like a Dragon! Maquette! Mortal Shell!

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? You'll want to pay particular attention to your free PS Plus games this week, which include Maquette on PS5. Elsewhere, Yakuza: Like a Dragon is unquestionably the biggest name; it may...

    • PlayStation Store Update
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Release Dates
    • Guides
  • News March 2021 PS Plus Games Are Available to Download Now

    The big one

    What will surely rank as one of the best PlayStation Plus monthly line-ups ever is now available to download for active members. Those of you who own a PlayStation 5 can get to work on Maquette, a new first-person puzzler all about manipulating objects and editing their size. Then PS4 players have Final Fantasy VII Remake, PlayStation VR

    • Sony
    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Yakuza: Like a Dragon Free PS5 Upgrade Now Available

    Go, go Ichiban

    Update 3: Hurrah, the free PS4 to PS5 upgrade for Yakuza: Like a Dragon is finally working for digital buyers. Either find the game on the PlayStation Store or in your library, and you should see the option to upgrade for free on the right of the screen. After you've clicked that, just make sure to download the PS5 version and you're...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
  • Guide Maquette Guide: All Puzzle Solutions Walkthrough

    How to solve every puzzle in Maquette

    How do you beat each puzzle in Maquette on PS5 and PS4? Maquette is a brand new game from Annapurna Interactive and Graceful Decay, out now on both of Sony's current consoles. If you're a PlayStation Plus member, you can claim the PS5 version of the game for no extra charge throughout the month of March 2021...

    • Guides
    • Maquette
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News First Free Play at Home Game Available Now on PS4

    Grab your complimentary copy of Ratchet & Clank

    As announced last week, Sony is bringing back its Play At Home initiative for a second year, as the world continues to grapple with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The platform holder has promised to expand the promotion this time, but it’s getting things started with Ratchet

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Ratchet & Clank
  • Guide All PlayStation Studios Games on PC

    Every game Sony's porting to PC

    What are all the PlayStation Studios games on PC? Sony is slowly bringing select releases from its catalogue to storefronts such as Steam and the Epic Games Store, and you may be wondering which titles are available now and coming in the future. In this guide, we’ll be listing all PlayStation Studios games on PC –...

    • Sony
    • PC
    • Guides
  • News PS Store Discontinues Movie, TV Rentals and Purchases in August

    Can still access the purchases you make

    Over on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has announced it will be discontinuing movie and TV rentals and purchases on the PlayStation Store from 31st August 2021. You will still be able to access the content you've purchased beyond that date on a PlayStation 5 console, PS4, and smartphones, but the media in question...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
  • Random Demon's Souls Is Mark Cerny's Latest Trophy Triumph

    "Easier than Cuphead"

    Mark Cerny, the lead system architect of the PlayStation 4 and PS5, goes pretty hard on games. When he plays something, he usually takes it all the way to the Platinum Trophy. He has a very impressive track record, having completed the Trophy lists for some seriously tough titles. Plats for The Witness, The Talos Principle, God...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Mark Cerny
    • Trophies
  • News Co-Op Shooter Aliens: Fireteam Announced for PS5, PS4, Arrives This Summer

    Spray and pray

    If you always thought that you and your mates could survive better than the marines in Aliens, then you'll be able to put your skills to the test this summer. Just announced, Aliens: Fireteam is a cooperative shooter coming to both PlayStation 5 and PS4. You can catch some gameplay in the trailer that we've embedded above. As for how...

    • Cold Iron
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Aliens
  • News Hogwarts Legacy Reportedly Includes Ability to Create Transgender Characters

    Body and voice options separate

    According to a new report from Bloomberg's Jason Schreier, Hogwarts Legacy will include the ability to create a transgender witch or wizard. This will be done through an in-depth character creator that separates the body, voice, and gender options. Following those choices, you will determine which dormitory your bed...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hogwarts Legacy
  • News Fall Guys Developer Mediatonic Acquired By Epic Games

    That's epic

    Epic Games, the company best known for Fortnite and the Unreal Engine, has acquired Mediatonic, the studio behind Fall Guys. The announcement was made today by both Epic and Mediatonic. Both companies have assured that, as far as Fall Guys goes, nothing will immediately change, and the game is still in development for other platforms...

    • Epic Games
    • Mediatonic
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Fall Guys
  • News The Last of Us 2, Ghost of Tsushima Dominate in 2021 BAFTA Games Awards Nominations

    Earning those trophies

    It's that time of year again: the BAFTA Games Awards are just around the corner. The prestigious awards show is set to take place later this month, and all the nominees have just been announced. While there's a typically wide range of games represented, two of Sony's first-party titles lead the way. The Last of Us: Part II and...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Awards
    • BAFTAs
  • News MLB The Show 21's Stadium Creator Is Exclusive to Next-Gen

    4K, 60 frames-per-second with DualSense support

    Sony San Diego has officially confirmed MLB The Show 21’s Stadium Creator, which leaked earlier in the game’s marketing cycle. Surprisingly, this feature will be exclusive to the next-gen versions of the title, so while you’ll be able to build your own ballpark on the PlayStation 5, the feature...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • MLB The Show
  • News PS Vita Owners Have a New Game to Look Forward to Playing

    ScourgeBringer also comes to PS4

    Rejoice, PlayStation Vita owners! We now have official confirmation that another game will be released on the portable platform, and it just so happens to be ScourgeBringer. Also launching on PS4 on 22nd April 2021, we've heard very good things about this one following its release on other platforms last year. In...

    • Dear Villagers
    • PS4
    • PS Vita
    • ScourgeBringer
    • Release Dates
  • Hands On Co-Op Puzzle Adventure It Takes Two Offers Outrageous Variety

    Toy story

    After the grounded reality of his co-op prison break game A Way Out, film director and game designer Josef Fares is returning to the bright fantasy of his studio’s debut game, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. It Takes Two follows May and Cody, soon-to-be divorcees who find themselves enchanted into dolls by their daughter. The distraught...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • It Takes Two
    • Hands On

Monday1st Mar 2021

  • Guide All PlayStation Now Games

    A complete list of every PS Now game

    What's the full list of all PlayStation Now games? Below you'll find the complete lineup of every PS Now game available to subscribers, spanning both PS4 and PS3 software. Remember that PlayStation 4 titles can be streamed or downloaded to the console, while PlayStation 3 titles can only be streamed. If you're...

    • PlayStation Now Games
    • PS Now
    • PlayStation Now
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Hands On Incredibly Rough Outriders Demo Kills Our Hope for This Looter Shooter's Launch

    Fade to black

    Ever since its reveal at E3 2019, Outriders has struggled to leave a mark, but more recent gameplay videos have at least shown promise. As such, the announcement of a playable demo had us excited to finally go hands-on with this new looter shooter, to see whether it could offer something a bit different. But as it happens, our hope for...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Outriders
    • Hands On
  • News It's a Big Month for Free PS4 to PS5 Upgrades

    Lots to look forward to

    While the slate of brand new PlayStation 5 releases does admittedly look a little light, next-gen early adopters have tons to look forward to this month, as publishers load up on free PS4 to PS5 upgrades. The shiny re-releases start 2nd March with Yakuza: Like a Dragon, which was seemingly postponed on Sony’s new console...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Google Denies Cancelled Stadia Exclusive Hideo Kojima Horror Reports

    Axed

    Update: Google has told Games Radar that VGC’s report on cancelled Stadia projects, including a title by Hideo Kojima, is “inaccurate and reported hearsay as fact”. It added that it “[doesn't] have anything, nor has announced anything, with Kojima or Yu Suzuki”. Original Story:

    • Google
    • Kojima Productions
    • Stadia
    • Hideo Kojima
  • News Leaked Elden Ring Trailer Sends Internet on Easter Egg Hunt

    The search begins

    A leaked Elden Ring trailer that’s allegedly circulating in online chat groups has the Internet abuzz, as gamers desperately search for the video clip. This weekend, rumours flared regarding an imminent re-reveal of the hotly anticipated FromSoftware release, and that led to a

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Elden Ring
  • News Mystery Square Enix IP Getting Multiple Remakes

    Place your bets

    Here's a story that's sure to get people chatting: Forever Entertainment, the company that released the recent Panzer Dragoon: Remake, is working with Square Enix to create "multiple" remakes based on one of the Japanese publisher's properties. What this property is, we don't yet know — but wishes of Chrono Trigger and Xenogears...

    • Square Enix
  • Review Maquette (PS5) - A First-Person Puzzler That's Just a Few Steps from Greatness

    It's a small, small world

    Maquette is a tricky game to explain in words, but here goes. This first-person puzzler is set in a recursive universe — meaning each iteration of the world contains within it a smaller version of itself. By extension, that means there are ever-larger worlds beyond your reach. It's one of those concepts that's easier to...

    • Reviews
    • Annapurna Interactive
    • PS5
    • Maquette
  • News PS Now March 2021 Update Adds inFAMOUS, World War Z, and More

    Ace Combat 7 and SUPERHOT too

    The start of a new month means another load of PlayStation 4 titles are heading to Sony's download and streaming service PlayStation Now. For the month of March 2021, Sony adds inFAMOUS: Second Son, World War Z, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown, and SUPERHOT. Online zombie shooter World War Z will be part of th

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Now
  • News PSN Errors Ongoing for Some PS5, PS4 Players

    Can't launch games and more

    According to ongoing reports, the PlayStation Network has been experiencing issues for several days now — although they don't appear to be very widespread. The official PSN Service Status page lists problems with the 'gaming and social' side of the network. The page reads: "You might have difficulty launching games,...

    • PSN
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Mini Review Taxi Chaos (PS4) - Crazy Taxi Clone Is a Write-Off

    Lazy taxi

    TAXI CHAOS! That could be the name of a game simulating the experience of loitering in a Newcastle taxi rank at 4AM drunkenly nursing a tray of cheesy chips, and if it was, we'd undoubtedly be more excited about it than we are about this game which is just a Crazy Taxi clone. If the game were good we'd perhaps be inclined to call Taxi...

    • Reviews
    • Lion Castle
    • PS4
    • Taxi Chaos
    • Mini Reviews
  • News GTA Online Player Boosts Hopes of Faster Loading on PS5

    The wait of a lifetime

    There’s nothing quite like GTA Online, with its ever-evolving multiplayer sandbox, but by the grace of the Epsilon Program, it sure takes its sweet time firing up. Originally, it was assumed this could be a handicap of the PlayStation 3 – and later PS4 – hardware, but even installing it on the PS5’s uber-fast SSD fails...

    • Rockstar
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA Online
  • Reminder Yakuza: Like a Dragon Beats Down PS5 This Week

    That's rad

    It’s been a long wait, but the turn-based Yakuza: Like a Dragon will finally make its move on PlayStation 5 this week. The game launched on the PlayStation 4 – and various other platforms – last year, but was delayed on Sony’s next-gen console, presumably due to marketing arrangements. Fortunately, those deals have now elapsed,...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • Yakuza
    • Reminders
  • News UK Sales Charts: Spider-Man: Miles Morales and The Last of Us 2 Enjoy Huge Sales Spikes

    PS5 stock gives software a leg up

    Last week, PlayStation 5 consoles sporadically returned to retail in the UK, and that means physical PS5 software has seen a big boost. According to GamesIndustry.biz, sales of boxed PS5 games are up 64 per cent week-on-week. That translates to significantly improved figures for launch titles; Marvel's Spider-Man:...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Soapbox Man, Remember Black?

    Criterion's first-person shooter turns 15

    Criterion Games was absolutely on fire in the early noughties. Having made an incredible arcade racing series — the brilliant Burnout, of course — it decided to turn its hand to a totally new genre. This is something that you don't see too much of; usually, a studio finds its comfort zone and sticks to...

    • EA
    • PS2
    • Black
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • News Five Nights at Freddy's Was the Most Popular Game from Sony's Latest State of Play Showcase

    With over 2.5 million YouTube views

    If we were to ask how many of you opened up a new tab in your internet browser and did something else for a couple of minutes while the latest Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach trailer during Sony's State of Play livestream last week, we reckon the number would be quite high. It's a game not really designed...

    • Steelwood Studios
    • PS5
    • Five Nights at Freddys
  • News PS5 Console Exclusive Deathloop Explains Itself in This New Trailer

    Let's do the time warp again

    Deathloop is shaping up to be one of the year's most interesting PlayStation 5 titles, and if you haven't already had your fill of it following last week's State of Play showcase, here's another trailer designed to tell you exactly how it works. It's creative director Dinga Bakaba do the talking as he guides us through...

    • Bethesda
    • PS5
    • Deathloop
    • Trailers
  • News Diablo 2 Remaster Looking to Use Haptic Feedback on PS5

    Hell yeah

    Diablo 2: Resurrected is setting itself up to be more than just a simple remaster, with remake specialists Vicarious Visions at the helm and promising a huge range of improvements. But with the PS5 version specifically, we could be looking at full DualSense controller support, with the studio confirming that it's keen to incorporate haptic...

    • Blizzard
    • PS5
    • Diablo
  • News Bandai Namco Next Trademarked, Likely a Live Broadcast Event

    Will Elden Ring feature?

    It looks as though Bandai Namco will be joining its peers with its very own digital showcase. The publisher has registered a new trademark for something called Bandai Namco Next, which is almost certainly going to be a live broadcast in which the company delivers news on upcoming releases. Akin to something like a State of...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Need for Speed Delayed, Developer Criterion to Support DICE on Battlefield 6

    But it'll return to racing series after

    The next game in Electronic Arts' Need for Speed franchise has been delayed. After the release of Need for Speed Heat, Criterion Games replaced Ghost Games as lead developer on the series. It's been tinkering away at the racer for new consoles like PlayStation 5, a very brief glimpse of which we saw during an...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Need for Speed
  • Reminder This Is Your Last Chance to Claim February 2021's PS Plus Games

    Destruction AllStars remains

    Pinch, punch, first of the month. February has drawn to a close, which means the PlayStation Plus lineup will be changing very soon indeed. If you've yet to claim last month's rather excellent selection of software, here's your reminder. February's PS Plus games include Control: Ultimate Edition and Concrete Genie...

    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • February
  • News E3 2021's Live Event Looks Like It's Been Cancelled

    LA no way

    Documentation filed by the Board of Los Angeles Convention and Tourism that’s been dug up by gaming forum ResetEra appears to confirm that E3 2021 live event has been axed. While that’s not overly surprising given global circumstances, the annual convention is listed as “cancelled”, although apparently talks are ongo

    • E3 2021
    • Industry
  • News Looks Like Indie Hit Katana ZERO Will Launch on PS4

    ESRB rating uncovered

    Katana ZERO is making its way to PlayStation 4, if a new ESRB rating spotted by Gematsu is to be believed. The action-platformer now lists Sony's last-gen console as one of the consoles it is available on, meaning a PS4 release likely isn't too far away. The game originally launched on PC and Nintendo Switch back in April 2019...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Katana Zero
  • News Dreams Gets Belated Birthday Trailer to Celebrate Its First Year

    Better late than never

    Dreams has been available to all for just over a year now. Media Molecule's PlayStation 4 create-'em-up has had a great 12 months, and the game is stuffed with interesting, inspiring works made by players. To celebrate the milestone, Sony's just released this energetic trailer, showing off some of the title's achievements in...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Trailers
  • News Hood: Outlaws & Legends Gameplay Trailer Focuses on The Ranger Class

    Splitting arrows

    You know what, Hood: Outlaws & Legends is looking alright. It's a PvPvE multiplayer game in which two teams of four compete to steal heavily guarded treasure, with a loose Robin Hood theme. In this latest gameplay trailer, one of the developers talks us through the Ranger class, and the game is looking pretty solid. As you'd...

    • Focus Home Interactive
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hood: Outlaws & Legends
    • Trailers

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