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  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (10th May to 16th May)

    Mass Effect! Subnautica: Below Zero! Hood: Outlaws & Legends!

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? It's a surprisingly big week for new releases, with PS4 compilation Mass Effect Legendary Edition likely the highlight for most. Don't forget about Subnautica: Below Zero...

    • PlayStation Store Update
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Release Dates
    • Guides

YesterdaySun, 9th May 2021

  • Poll What Review Score Would You Give Returnal?

    The cycle repeats

    Returnal has been out for just over a week now, and the PlayStation 5 exclusive has been met with a wave of positivity. Just before launch, most reviews painted the intense shooter as a near essential purchase on Sony's new system — but what review score would you give Returnal? That's what we're here to find out. We gave the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Returnal
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Lost Judgment Seems to Have a Season Pass and Story DLC

    A first for Yakuza-style games

    Freshly announced Judgment sequel Lost Judgment has a season pass, according to the Japanese PlayStation Store (as translated by The Tojo Dojo). This'll be the first time that a Yakuza-style game has included such a thing, with previous titles only offering smaller DLC packs containing special items or unlocks. The...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Judgment
    • DLC

Saturday8th May 2021

  • 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 PS5 and PS4? And how much does it cost to subscribe to EA Play on the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4? The behemoth publisher’s subscription service has been rebranded on the PS5 and PS4, and in addition to...

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  • News Epic Games Offered Sony $200 Million to Bring PS5, PS4 Exclusives to Its Store

    In demand

    Epic Games tabled a deal with a minimum guarantee of $200 million for Sony to port four to six of its first-party exclusives to the Epic Games Store. As part of an internal memo dated September 2020 – published on ResetEra as part of the ongoing court battle between the Unreal Engine maker and Apple – the document notes that it was, at...

    • Epic Games
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Industry
  • News Alternative PS5 Controller Colours Apparently En Route

    Spanish site claims to have scoop

    Sony was destined to flood retail with alternative DualSense controller colours at some point, the question has always been: when? Forgive the shaky source, but Spanish website Area Jugones – renowned, apparently, for PS Plus leaks in the past – has heard that brand new PS5 pads are en route. According to the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • DualSense
    • Rumours
  • News Returnal Patch 1.3.6 Available Now on PS5, Fixes Lots of Common Issues and Crashes

    The cycle continues

    Housemarque is being put through its paces, as its PlayStation 5 exclusive Returnal has been causing trouble with various bugs. A number of players have been hit with some pretty nasty problems, like doors not opening, the inability to pick up items, and game crashes. While those crashes might be a problem on Sony's side, it...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Returnal
    • Updates
  • News New PS Vita Games Will Sadly Cease This Summer

    Despite the PS Store remaining open

    Sony will cease accepting PS Vita software for submission this summer, as despite reversing its decision to remove the portable’s storefront, it will still enforce policies that will effectively bring an end to new releases. Despite nearing its 10th anniversary, titles have continued to deploy on the device with...

    • Sony
    • PS Vita
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 375

    Village people

    If you go down to the village tonight you’re sure of a big surprise… It’s been a huge few weeks on PlayStation after a relatively slow start to the year, with Resident Evil Village representing the high-profile follow-up to Returnal in a PS5 double-header. Sammy Barker, Editor: I've got Resident Evil Village installed on my...

    • Talking Point
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • What Are You Playing
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  • News MLB The Show 21 Drops Apologetic Payload Following Server Woes

    Diamonds are a baller's best friend

    MLB The Show 21’s launch wasn’t as smooth as Sony San Diego would have liked, with progression issues in Road to the Show and some serious server woes. However, the developer has taken measures to make amends with an absolutely enormous payload in Diamond Dynasty right now. Available until 17th May, redeem...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • MLB The Show

Friday7th May 2021

  • Guide Resident Evil Village Guide: Tips, Tricks, and All Collectibles

    Your ultimate Resident Evil Village resource

    Resident Evil Village is the ninth mainline entry in Capcom's classic survival horror franchise and acts as a direct sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, bringing back both the first-person camera and protagonist Ethan Winters. We awarded the game a 9/10 in our Resident Evil Village PS5 review,...

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    • Resident Evil Village
    • PS5
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  • News Lost Judgment Leaks on Japanese PlayStation Store Ahead of Official Reveal

    Fight for the lost

    Set to be officially announced tomorrow, a sequel to the excellent Judgment has leaked on the Japanese PlayStation Store (as reported by Wario64). It's called Lost Judgment, but it's worth remembering that Judgment was named Judge Eyes in Japan, so this might not be the title that we get here in the West. According to the page,...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Judgment
  • Poll Did You Buy Resident Evil Village?

    Welcome to the village

    Resident Evil Village is here, and we absolutely love it. We gave it an 'excellent' 9/10 in our Resident Evil Village PS5 review, but, as always, we want to know if the latest blockbuster is currently residing on your console. It's fair to say that Capcom's been on a roll for a good few years now, pumping out a number of top...

    • Capcom
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • Polls
  • News Mass Effect Legendary Edition Has Three Platinum Trophies on PS4, 130 Trophies in Total

    Reapers what you sow

    Wow, if you're a hardcore Trophy hunter, then Mass Effect Legendary Edition is going to keep you very, very busy. The Trophy list for the upcoming remastered collection is now online, and it's gigantic. Each game in the trilogy has its own list, and there's an additional, smaller list that covers challenges across all three...

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS4
    • Mass Effect
    • Trophies
  • News Lost Judgment Announced for PS5, PS4, September 2021 Worldwide Release Date

    Lost and found

    Lost Judgment, a full sequel to the excellent Yakuza spinoff Judgment, has been officially announced. It'll once again feature detective Takayuki Yagami, who'll be investigating another mysterious murder case. This time, however, you'll be exploring Yokohama as well as Kamurocho. Players who are familiar with Yakuza: Like a Dragon...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Judgment
    • Release Dates
  • News Sony Extends Final Fantasy VII Exclusivity, Intergrade Won't Appear Anywhere Else for Six Months

    Small print

    Sony loves a good ol’ timed exclusive, and having pumped a chunk of change into Square Enix’s pocket for the original release of Final Fantasy VII Remake, it looks like it’s brought another briefcase to the publisher for PlayStation 5 expansion Intergrade. A new trailer for the title concludes with some small print: “Available on...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Gets Final Trailer, Fort Condor Minigame Revealed

    Yuffie's time to shine

    Warning: This trailer contains some pretty significant spoilers for Final Fantasy VII Remake. It also shows new boss fights from Episode INTERmission, the expansion starring Yuffie. The "final" trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is here, and it's packed with details. We won't go into the nitty gritty here in...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Final Fantasy
    • Trailers
  • News Future Yakuza Games Will Have Turn-Based Combat, Not Action

    Action gameplay lives on in Lost Judgment

    If the turn-based combat of Yakuza: Like a Dragon discouraged you from checking out that particular entry, then the franchise might not be for you going forward. Creator Toshihiro Nagoshi and producer Kazuki Hosokawa have revealed in a new interview with IGN that future instalments in the Yakuza series will...

    • SEGA
    • Yakuza
  • Feature Resident Evil's Story So Far, Summed Up in 30 Mind-Twisting Minutes

    Fasten your seatbelt

    Are you picking up Resident Evil Village today? You should: our Resident Evil Village PS5 review already explained that it’s arguably the best instalment since the outstanding Resident Evil 4. But do you need some kind of story recap to get you up to speed? We can help, as we’ve put together a mammoth 30 minute video that...

    • Capcom
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • PS2
  • News NBA 2K21 Goes Full Throttle with MyTeam Season 7

    Pedal to the metal

    As the NBA season stretches towards its conclusion in real-life – let’s go, Knicks! – NBA 2K21 is getting gassed with its Season 7 update in MyTeam: Full Throttle. As has been the case all year long, there are 40 tiers of rewards to complete here, culminating in a Dark Matter Vince Carter. You’ll be able to kick things off...

    • 2K Sports
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • NBA 2K
  • News Shadow Warrior 3 Finally Confirmed for PS4 Release with New Gameplay Video

    Boom

    The Shadow Warrior series is something of a cult hit — technically not the greatest games in the world, but beloved by fans. In this new gameplay clip, courtesy of IGN, it's easy to understand why — Shadow Warrior 3 is looking like a more colourful DOOM here, and we can certainly get on board with that. The only real question mark hanging...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Shadow Warrior
    • Videos
  • News Bus Simulator 21 Busts Out the Mercedes-Benz, Parks 7th September on PS4

    On time

    The thing about Bus Simulator compared to titles like Train Sim World 2 is that, while its intricate with its presentation of the public service, it has a real sense of humour. And from what we’ve seen of Bus Simulator 21 – which now has a 7th September release date on PlayStation 4 – it’s leaning into the silliness a little bit...

    • Astragon Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Bus Simulator
    • Release Dates
  • News Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 Delayed on PS5 Only Due to Unforeseen Issues

    Still launching next month on PS4

    Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 will not release on 4th June for PlayStation 5 as planned, as developer CI Games has made the unprecedented decision to delay the game on Sony’s next-gen console only. The title will still release on PS4 and other formats – including Xbox Series X|S and PC – next month. “CI...

    • CI Games
    • PS5
    • Sniper Ghost Warrior
  • News Super Animal Royale Is the PS5, PS4 Wildlife Battle Royale You Always Wanted

    Call of Duty: Woodland

    It’s anything but cutesy: Super Animal Royale is a top-down PlayStation 5 and PS4 multiplayer shooter, inspired by Battle Royale titles like Fortnite and Call of Duty: Warzone. “Collect, loot, and shoot your way to the top of the food chain,” the blurb pitches. The trailer’s got a bit of a Happy Tree Friends vibe to...

    • Modus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Super Animal Royale
  • Live Watch the Lost Judgment Official Reveal Stream Right Here

    Yagami's back on the case

    Excellent Yakuza spinoff Judgment seems to be getting a sequel, and you can catch the full announcement and reveal via the SEGA livestream that we've embedded below. It all kicks off at 3PM UK time, or 7AM Pacific time. At this point it's worth mentioning that the supposed sequel has already been leaked via the

    • Live
    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • State of Play
  • News Yakuza, Judgment Dev Planning to Have Global Release Dates for All Future Games

    Finally

    Speaking during the Lost Judgment livestream, RGG Studio head Toshihiro Nagoshi stated that the developer plans on releasing all of its future games worldwide, simultaneously. In the past, we've had to wait months — sometimes even years! — for Yakuza titles to be localised here in the West, so this is great news. Of course, these plans...

    • SEGA
    • Yakuza
    • Judgment
  • News Cutesy Deck Builder Rise of the Slime Comes to PS5, PS4 on 20th May

    Slime time

    If you're a fan of rogue-likes, card-based games, or both, Rise of the Slime might be up your street. Like Slay the Spire before it, this indie title blends the two, with procedurally generated paths and random elements mixing with steady, strategic deck building. Playing as a slime wearing a fancy crown, you'll engage in turn-based card...

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    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Rise of the Slime
    • Trailers

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