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News You Must Beat Horizon Forbidden West to Play PS5 DLC Burning Shores
Lance Reddick performance confirmed
After a period of uncertainty over whether the DLC would even make its April release date, Sony is now fully tooting the Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores horn. Pre-orders are now live on the PS Store for
News Horizon Forbidden West's Big PS5 Burning Shores Expansion Won't Break the Bank
Finally, with less than a month until release, Sony is beginning to open up about Horizon Forbidden West’s anticipated PS5 exclusive expansion. Burning Shores, as previously reported, will launch on 19th April – and pre-orders are live starting t
News Horizon Forbidden West's PS5 Exclusive Expansion Still Scheduled for 19th April
Burning Shores on track
We were beginning to think that Horizon Forbidden West’s anticipated expansion Burning Shores may be delayed – after all, it’s due out on 19th April, which is little over a month away. But a new PS Blog interview with game direc
News Horizon Fans Can't Believe How Short Aloy Is in PSVR2
Tough as nails, though
We’ve got to be honest, we noticed it too: Aloy is short. While you never really get a sense of the character’s height in the main PS5 and PS4 games, we’d always assumed she was a towering young lady, given her superhuman acts of strength. But no, PSVR2 launch title Horizon Call of the Mountain confirms the opposite:...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Is a Nice Contender for Your First PSVR2 Platinum Trophy
Following a Trophy guide for a PSVR2 game is always going to be a bit more difficult since you've got a big bit of plastic strapped to your head, but if you are still gunning for Platinum Trophies in VR, then Horizon Call of the Mountain doesn't look to present too much of a challenge. The launch title's Trophy list has appeared o
News Mark Horizon Forbidden West's First Birthday with Free PS5, PS4 Avatars
Plus fun stats
18th February 2023 marks the one-year anniversary of Horizon Forbidden West, and Guerrilla Games is celebrating with a new set of free PSN avatars and some fun stats about the PS5, PS4 exclusive to share. The avatars will be available on the PS Store from tomorrow, and they feature portraits of all the major characters in the game...
News PSVR2 Heavyweight Horizon Call of the Mountain Given Launch Trailer
Say hello to Aloy in VR
Sony has posted a Horizon Call of the Mountain launch trailer ahead of the game's release alongside PSVR2 on 22nd February 2023, which features new gameplay footage and our first glimpse of Aloy. We have known she will be in the title for some time now, but here we see her in the virtual reality flesh as part of a story...
News Mammoth PS5 Marketing Prompts Horizon Forbidden West Pop-Up Café in Paris
Eatin' good in the tribal neighbourhood
Sony almost always goes hard when it’s got the bit between its teeth, but we don’t think we’ve ever seen a marketing effort quite like this from the platform holder before. As you may already know, it’s been erecting giant displays all over the globe – and there’s even speculation of a $6.5 million...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Goes Gold Two Weeks Before PSVR2 Launch
Developer Guerrilla Games has confirmed that potential PSVR2 system seller Horizon Call of the Mountain has gone gold, meaning that the game's ready to ship. This announcement has been dropped surprisingly close to the platform's launch on the 22nd February — but honestly, that probably doesn't mean much. It could just be that the...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Offers a New Perspective on the Series' World
Play as Shadow Carja member Ryas
While main series protagonist Aloy will feature in some form, PSVR2 launch game Horizon Call of the Mountain places you in the shoes of a new character: Shadow Carja soldier Ryas. A new PlayStation Blog post has detailed more of his backstory ahead of the title's 22nd February 2023 launch, revealing how he has
News Horizon Forbidden West Multiplayer Leak Shows Old Build with Fortnite-Style Characters
A glimpse into the future?
(Please note that the image at the top of this article is from Fortnite, which has an Aloy skin.) A Horizon Forbidden West leak is currently being passed around online, and it's quite fascinating. The footage is apparently from an old alpha build of the open world adventure, showing a four-player multiplayer mode that...
News Hogwarts Legacy Co-Developer Studio Gobo Joins Guerrilla Games on Horizon Series
Studio Gobo, a UK-based team with co-development credits on Hogwarts Legacy, Redfall, and many others, is partnering with Guerrilla Games to work on future Horizon titles. The company shared this news on social media, where it's also advertising its various open positions: Following the launch of Horizon Forbidden West last year,...
Preview Why Horizon Call of the Mountain Is a PSVR2 Showpiece
We demo the flagship launch title
Cast your mind back to October 2016 when everyone was showing off that shark tank encounter in PlayStation VR Worlds to try and justify why they've suddenly started strapping a piece of plastic to their face. While there wasn't really much to it, the demo did a fantastic job of showcasing the sort of experience you...
News Horizon Forbidden West Is the UK's Fourth Best-Selling Physical Game of 2022
Comfortably in the top 10
Horizon Forbidden West has been named the UK's fourth best-selling physical game of 2022, beating out competition from LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, God of War Ragnarok, and Elden Ring to land in the top 10. The UK's best-selling physical titles of the year are as follows: FIFA 23 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare...
News Horizon Online Multiplayer to Feature New Characters and Unique Stylised Look
Guerrilla confirms project with recruitment push
There have been many rumours circulating about the Horizon franchise. Apparently, Guerrilla has partnered with another studio to make a mobile spin-off, and of course there's the scuttlebutt about a potential Horizon Zero Dawn PS5 remaster. One rumour that's persisted for a while, though, is an online...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain's Hero Is a Shadow Carja Master Climber
A noble seeking redemption
Horizon Call of the Mountain’s mysterious protagonist Ryas is a master climber from the Shadow Carja clan, although “not much is known about his appearance” according to an infographic released by Guerrilla Games. That’s, of course, because you are the character; you’ll never actually see the character because...
News PSVR2 Exclusive Horizon Call of the Mountain Grabs Pre-Order Trailer
This pre-order trailer for Horizon Call of the Mountain largely consists of footage from previous reveals, but it’s well worth watching if only as a reminder of the kind of spectacle you can expect from the PSVR2 exclusive on 22nd February. The game’s available to pre-order right now, alongside Sony’s new headset, and is being billed...
News Sony Might Be Making a Horizon MMO, And It Could Come to Phones
Look on the horizon
There’s strong speculation coming out of Korea that Sony has signed a deal with developer NCSoft to create an MMO adaptation of its best-selling Horizon franchise. The studio is best known for uber-popular releases like Lineage and Guild Wars, which are big in Asia, although a report by local publication
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Is a PSVR2 Launch Game
Seemingly costs £40/$40
Horizon Call of the Mountain will launch alongside the PSVR2 headset on 22nd February 2023, Sony has announced. It will be available as a standalone game or bundled in with the device for an extra £40/$40. Given the pricing difference between the two bundles, it would suggest Horizon Call of the Mountain costs £40/$40 on...
News Hardcore PlayStation Fans Seem Dead Against a Horizon Zero Dawn Remake or Remaster
In the early hours of Monday morning, a leak surfaced on the internet that had many a PlayStation fan up in arms. The report, which was quickly backed up by other reliable sources, said that Sony has a remake or remaster of Horizon Zero Dawn in the works. Obviously remakes and remasters are nothing new at this point (far from it!), but...
News Horizon Zero Dawn Remaster for PS5 Reportedly in Development
Brings it closer to Forbidden West
Here is a head-scratcher for your Sunday evening: Sony is reportedly remastering Horizon Zero Dawn for PS5. The claim is made by website MP1ST, citing multiple sources, and more online personalities in the know have come out publicly to say the project is real. Some even say
News Horizon Forbidden West's Lance Reddick Outs Mocap Work
Horizon Forbidden West star Lance Reddick, who plays the character Sylens, has returned to the motion capture studio. In a Twitter post since deleted, the acclaimed actor wrote: “Hard at work in a session for Horizon Forbidden West.” In the photograph, the star is wearing a motion capture suit and has marks on his face for facial capture...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Looks Gorgeous in Brief Glimpse at PSVR2 Gameplay
It's been a pretty big 24 hours for PlayStation. Last night we had a pretty darn good State of Play presentation, and now we have PSVR2 impressions popping up everywhere. Horizon Call of the Mountain in particular has benefitted from this attention, with Sony releasing some lovely screenshots of the virtual reality title. Now,...
Gallery Horizon Call of the Mountain Looks Lush in New PSVR2 Screenshots
It's a jungle out there
Horizon Call of the Mountain is currently wowing the press in some recent hands-on previews. Chief among all the lofty impressions is the fact the game looks fantastic, with some saying it's comparable to native PS5 games rather than other VR software. Sony's not left the rest of us empty handed, though — a selection of new...
News PSVR2 Game Horizon Call of the Mountain Is About 7 Hours Long
That's the long and the short of it
IGN is just one outlet fortunate enough to get hands-on time with PSVR2, and has posted the above video sharing its impressions. One small detail is what to expect from the duration of Horizon Call of the Mountain — we now know it will be roughly "6-7 hours" in length. So, the story won't take you on some...
News It's Happening! PSVR2 Games Can Now Be Wishlisted on PS Store
The call of the mountain
As was indicated alongside the surprise announcement of Firewall Ultra earlier this week, PSVR2 titles are beginning to pop up on the PS Store. While you can’t technically pre-order yet – the headset doesn’t even have a release date beyond early 2023 – you can add First Contact
News Horizon Forbidden West Patch 1.18 Is Out Now on PS5, PS4
Get all the patch notes here
Guerrilla Games has deployed the latest Horizon Forbidden West update to PS5 and PS4 today, bringing the game up to version 1.18. The patch introduces a new face paint for Aloy to wear, which is a Pride Flag called Mark of Pride. You can take a look at it in the lead image above. For example, the paint across her...
News Aloy Confirmed for Horizon Netflix Show, Helmed By Umbrella Academy Showrunner
Bet you didn't see that one coming
The Netflix series based on Horizon Zero Dawn will feature everyone's favourite flame-haired heroine after all, it has been confirmed. We also learned that the showrunner of The Umbrella Academy, Steve Blackman, has been tapped to head up the project, which will also include some production crew that have worked on...
News Half of All Recent PS5 Sales Bundled with Horizon Forbidden West in UK
Over the past three months
PS5 outsold Xbox Series X|S for the month of July 2022 in the UK, and it has been revealed half of those systems had a digital copy of Horizon Forbidden West bundled with them. The official bundle from Sony has proven incredibly popular in the region, so much so that 50 per cent of all PS5 hardware sold there over the past...
News Social Media Sleuthing Has Fans Pining for Horizon Forbidden West DLC
As motion capture actors get back in the studio
Is open world RPG Horizon Forbidden West getting DLC? The original game, Horizon Zero Dawn, received a substantial post-release offering in the form of the Frozen Wilds – and now social media sleuthing suggests Guerrilla Games’ sequel could be about to get a second shot of content. It was noted on...
News Horizon Forbidden West Has Its First GOTY Award Already
Just ignore that it's July
It's only July, but the Develop: Brighton conference doesn't subscribe to the normalities of announcing its Game of the Year awards in December, so it's crowned Horizon Forbidden West the winner of its "Best Game" category. We're sure Guerrilla Games will take it! The event is designed for game developers and features an...
News New Horizon Forbidden West Update Adds 40fps Mode, VRR Support
Available to download now
A new Horizon Forbidden West patch has added new graphical modes as well as VRR support to the open worlder. It is available to download now, weighing in at 711.9MB. Once installed and the game has been booted up, you'll be able to select a new "Balanced" visual mode from the options that runs the game on PS5 at 40...
News Horizon Netflix Show Will Be Called Horizon 2074, Crew Includes Talent From The Boys, The Expanse
Cast Lance Reddick, or we riot
We've known for a little while now that Sony has a Horizon TV show in the works that will be streaming on Netflix, but precious little else was known about the mysterious project. Until now, that is. As spotted by journalist Jeff Grubb, and expounded upon by
News Wear Down Those Orange Crayons with the Official Horizon Zero Dawn Colouring Book
Stay inside the lines
Sony seems to be upping its efforts in the world of merchandising these days, whether it's an Astro Bot figurine or a LEGO Tallneck from Horizon Forbidden West. Sticking with the latter franchise, the next official product heading our way is the Horizon Zero Dawn Colouring Book, published by Titan Comics. This new creation...
News Here's How Horizon Forbidden West's Machine Strike Was Made for PS5, PS4
Horizon Forbbiden West is an excellent new instalment in one of PlayStation's most beloved first-party franchises, and one that is consistently being updated. Aloy's latest adventure ultimately takes her all the way to the Forbidden West, but it can take a while to get there, as it is ve
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Is a Real PSVR2 Spectacle, Aloy Cameo Confirmed
It's got scale
Wow, wow, wow! Frankly, this trailer will not do Horizon Call of the Mountain justice, but the fact that it looks jaw-dropping scaled-down on a flat-screen is testament to what we’re all about to experience with PSVR2. The sheer scale on display here at points is breath-taking – this is comfortably the biggest, most beautiful VR...
News PSVR2's Horizon Call of the Mountain Massively Upgraded in New Teaser
Horizon Call of the Mountain, as you may recall, was officially announced by Firesprite and Guerrilla earlier in the year. Sony showed a very short teaser trailer for the tentpole PSVR2 title, and promised more news soon. That information is scheduled to arrive during
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Will Be Part of State of Play
Get a "new look" at PSVR2 game
Sony has confirmed Horizon Call of the Mountain will be part of tomorrow's State of Play presentation. A tweet reveals we'll get a "new look" at the PSVR2 title, which to date is the only game shown officially for the next-gen headset. That very short list of All PSVR2 Co
News Sony Confirms Horizon, God of War, and Gran Turismo TV Shows in Development
Spread across various services
In a recent Q&A with investors, Sony has now confirmed the existence of TV adaptations for three of its major PlayStation franchises. God of War, which had previously been reported, Horizon, and Gran Turismo will all be getting TV shows. Unfortunately the original source doesn't appear to be accessible online, but
Deal Horizon Forbidden West, Gran Turismo 7 Both Below £50 in the UK
PS5 and PS4 versions on offer
They might not have been included in the PlayStation Store Days of Play sale, but you can still pick up much cheaper copies of Horizon Forbidden West and Gran Turismo 7 if you're happy with physical versions. Over on Amazon UK, both games have dropped below £50.
Random We Totally Would Have Played Horizon Zero Dawn on PS1
Rough and ready
Ah, the PS1 – also known as the GreyStation, for those of you who read Nintendo Official Magazine in the 90s. Sony’s system helped pioneer the transition from beautiful 2D sprites on the Super Nintendo to rudimentary clusters of polygons – many of the games have aged atrociously, but they’ll forever be in our hearts. With...
News Horizon Forbidden West Patch 1.13 Out Now, Here Are All Patch Notes
Many more fixes
Yet another Horizon Forbidden West patch is available now on PlayStation 5 and PS4, bringing the game up to version 1.13. Much like prior updates, it focuses on fixing glitches and issues related to main quests and optional side content as well as the UI. Elsewhere, there's been a pass on the audio with more improvements and tweaks...
News Horizon Forbidden West Patch 1.12 Is Out Now, Full Patch Notes Revealed
Focuses on fixing glitches
Another week, another Horizon Forbidden West update. Patch 1.12 is available to download now on both PlayStation 5 and PS4, weighing in at exactly 895.7MB. This one focuses very heavily on fixing glitches and getting rid of bugs, so if you've encountered one during your playthrough, there's a decent chance it'll be gone...
News Horizon Forbidden West Patch 1.11 Out Now, Here Are the Patch Notes
Blimey, Guerrilla Games is really powering through these patch numbers. Just a few days after deploying the last update for Horizon Forbidden West, the Dutch studio has issued another one, bringing the game up to version 1.11. Weighing in at 1.133GB, it's explained this patch is actually versions 1.10 and 1.11 both at once. As such, the...
News Horizon Forbidden West's 1.09 Patch Makes Looting So Much Better
Skip the animation
100 per cent completion fixes and performance boosts headlined last week's update for Horizon Forbidden West, which is fairly understandable. However, it means the best thing about patch 1.09 isn't getting the praise it really deserves. In fact, the change wasn't even mentioned in the patch notes! If you dive into the game's opt
News Real-Life vs Horizon Forbidden West Is a PS5, PS4 Comparison for the Ages
Comparison videos are incredibly popular, showcasing the differences between PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S games – among others. Oftentimes, you’ll need to know what you’re looking for: a few pixels here and there, the odd difference in texture detail or framerate (represented, of course, by an on-screen graph). But this is the...
News Horizon Forbidden West Patch 1.09 Is Out Now, Here Are the Patch Notes
100% completion issues fixed
Guerrilla Games is continuing to roll out the Horizon Forbidden West updates thick and fast, with patch 1.09 available to download now. Weighing in at exactly 1.028GB, it makes further fixes to both main and side quests, world activities, and performance and stability. Most notably, it should now be possible to achieve...
News Horizon Forbidden West Patch 1.08 Is Out Now, Here Are the Patch Notes
Fixes main quests, side content, and more
The updates just keep on coming for Horizon Forbidden West as Guerilla Games deploys patch 1.08, fixing many main quests, side activities, graphical issues, and performance flaws. The download weighs in at 677.9MB on PlayStation 5, so it won't be too long until you're back up and running in-game again. And...
Soapbox It's Okay to Enjoy Elden Ring and Horizon Forbidden West
Why not both?
History has a way of repeating itself, and just like Horizon Zero Dawn in 2017, the discourse surrounding Horizon Forbidden West has been destroyed by the arrival of an alternative open world game. Twitter is awash with the repetition of an increasingly tedious gag: apparently gamers can’t wait for the third instalment in Guerrilla...
Poll What Review Score Would You Give Horizon Forbidden West?
It's been a week or so since Horizon Forbidden West released on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Aloy's sophomore adventure has already proven to be a very popular release — both with critics and PlayStation fans. But if you had to give it a review score, how would you rate it? We gave it a 9/10 in our Horizon Forbidden West PS5...
News Horizon Forbidden West PS5, PS4 Could Be Getting DLC Expansions
Another Aloy adventure?
There’s a strong chance you’ve barely scratched the surface of Horizon Forbidden West, but even if you’ve barely made it out of The Daunt, you may be interested to learn that DLC expansions could be on the way. A video published by VSC Rating Board, the “statutory body which rates video games in the UK”, mentions...
News Horizon Forbidden West Drives Strong PS5, PS4 Digital Sales
Almost 50 per cent in the UK
Horizon Forbidden West got off to a strong start in the UK, but its sales were down slightly compared to Horizon Zero Dawn. Of course, it’s important to remember that those initial sales only reflected physical copies, and the industry is increasingly shifting towards digital – even when it comes to story-based,...
News Horizon Forbidden West's PS5, PS4 Visual Issues a High Priority, Patch Incoming ASAP
Guerrilla working to resolve HDR, shimmering, and pop-in problems
Horizon Forbidden West looks incredible on both the PlayStation 5 and (perhaps, surprisingly) PS4, but it’s not flawless: its presentation does have a few issues, including HDR hiccups, shimmering, and pop-in. The good news is that developer Guerrilla Games is on the case, and
News In the UK, 70% of Boxed Horizon Forbidden West Buyers Paid More Than They Needed To
And this, dear readers, is why companies are so cunningly ambiguous! Early physical sales data for Horizon Forbidden West has arrived in the UK, and with it comes confirmation that “almost a third of sales” were on the PlayStation 4. That means roughly 70 per cent of people paid
News Horizon Forbidden West Is Getting Review Bombed on PS5, PS4 for No Reason
It wouldn’t be a major video game release without gamers exhibiting embarrassing behaviour. Horizon Forbidden West has been quietly racking up disproportionately negative reviews on Metacritic overnight, and while it’s still holding a steady overall user score, the string of 0/10s are obviously beginning to look disingenuous...
News Horizon Forbidden West Reaction GIFs Are Just the Best
You know it
It’s becoming a bit of a PlayStation Studios tradition, isn’t it? Ever since the first few Sony first-party GIFs went viral, virtually every team has been trying to get in on the fun. Guerrilla is the latest to give it a go, with a set of memes featuring characters from Horizon Forbidden West. For example, here’s one of Aloy:...
Poll Did You Buy Horizon Forbidden West?
Journey to the West
The time has finally come for Aloy's second open world outing. Horizon Forbidden West is out now on both PlayStation 5 and PS4, and although we have a sneaking suspicion that the game will be incredibly popular with you lot, we still want to know whether you're grabbing a copy. Of course, we heartily recommend this one. In our...
News Horizon Forbidden West PS5, PS4 Shimmering Bug Solved
Restart your game
A visual issue in Horizon Forbidden West causing shimmering has been addressed and resolved. Guerrilla Games has released a hotfix for its acclaimed role-playing game, which you can download and install now. All you need to do is restart the title a couple of times to grab the update and apply it. The Dutch developer explained on...
News PlayStation Studios Celebrate Horizon Forbidden West Launch with Cool Crossover Art
You may not have heard, but Horizon Forbidden West is out now on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. The highly anticipated sequel to 2017's Horizon Zero Dawn, Guerrilla Games has been working on this ambitious open world title for years — and now the developer's ready to celebrate the game's release alongside its fellow...
Hands On Don't Sleep on Machine Strike, Horizon Forbidden West's Chess-Like Board Game
Putting all the pieces together
While Horizon Zero Dawn was a wonderful debut entry from Guerrilla Games — a studio that was entering all-new territory with an open world action RPG — it did have its flaws. Built up towns were one of them; they looked cool from a distance, but had little to do once you got inside. Horizon Forbidden West goes to...
News Horizon Forbidden West Delay Enabled Guerrilla to Avoid Crunch
"We are very aware of the disadvantages of crunching"
Horizon Forbidden West is out now, and we absolutely love it. The game – which we awarded a 9/10 in our Horizon Forbidden West PS5 review – was originally scheduled to release towards the tail-end of last year, but was pushed back ever so slightly into February. That, according to game...
News Horizon Forbidden West Patch Prepares PS5, PS4 Exclusive for Launch
Performance improvements and more
Sony has pushed a Horizon Forbidden West patch, which prepares the Guerrilla Games opus for launch. Weighing in at around 500MB on the PlayStation 5 and PS4, update 1.40 includes a number of key improvements to overall performance and stability. The full patch notes, as scraped from Sony’s servers by PlayStation...
News Horizon Forbidden West Takes Over UK Cities in Advertising Push
There's a Tremortusk in Leeds
Horizon Forbidden West is out in two days time, and Sony wants the uninformed to know about it. The company's UK division has this morning begun posting shots of various advertising boards across the UK with Aloy plastered across them. She's joined by a Slitherfang in Glasgow, accompanies a Tremortusk in Leeds, and...
News Horizon Forbidden West's LEGO Tallneck is Out Now, Here's Where to Buy One
And get a closer look with the official trailer
Update: Sony's given us a proper look at the Horizon Forbidden West LEGO set with an official trailer embedded above. Looks wonderful, doesn't it? Stock can be hard to come by, but here are the links you need to secure one for yourself: <products id="18564,18565,18784"> Original Story...
News Sony Planting Trees for Unlocking Horizon Forbidden West Trophy
Play for our planet
In collaboration with the Arbor Day Foundation, Sony will plant a tree in three deforested areas across the US every time a specific Trophy in Horizon Forbidden West is unlocked. It's called the Play and Plant program, and will help the reforestation efforts at the Douglas County Forest in Wisconsin, the Sheep Fire Pr
News Maybe Don't Look at Horizon Forbidden West's PS5, PS4 Trophy List
It's riddled with spoilers
Horizon Forbidden West releases this week, and you can read our full review through here. Of course, it’s common for a game’s Trophy list to appear on Sony’s servers prior to release, but we’d recommend you take extreme care before browsing it. While story-related Trophies are “hidden” by default on the...
News Horizon Forbidden West PS5, PS4 Graphics Modes Analysed by Digital Foundry
30fps mode recommended on PS5
You've seen the overwhelming amount of praise Horizon Forbidden West has been treated to in this morning's reviews, so now the attention turns to how the PlayStation 5, PS4 game runs on the two consoles. Digital Foundry is, as always, the master in this field. It has today posted its findings covering both systems in a...
News Horizon Forbidden West's Cinematic Trailer Builds Serious Hype for Next Week's Release
Rise above ruin
Regular readers will know that we're not huge fans of CG trailers — but as far as we're concerned, they're A-okay when the title in question has already given us so many gameplay demonstrations to gawk at. And that's the case with this cinematic trailer for Horizon Forbidden West. Clocking in at a cool minute, it's a pretty short...
News Horizon Zero Dawn Sales Top a Staggering 20 Million on PS4, PC
Horizon Zero Dawn has been a colossal success for Sony and PlayStation. When the PS4 exclusive launched back in 2017, many questioned developer Guerrilla Games' decision to move away from the Killzone franchise — but it was a move that certainly paid off. Aloy's adventure has now topped 20 million sales across PS4 and PC. It's...
News Aloy Gets Her Very Own Twitter Emoji Ahead of Horizon Forbidden West
Red head redemption
You may have noticed, but Sony has a lot riding on Horizon Forbidden West. The company has clearly invested exorbitant sums of money into the PlayStation 5 and PS4 exclusive, and so the marketing machine is absolutely chugging right. Case in point: Aloy just got her very own Twitter emoji, which we suppose is becoming fairly...
News Horizon Forbidden West PS5, PS4 Pre-Load Available Now
First steps to the Forbidden West
If you have pre-ordered Horizon Forbidden West through the PlayStation Store, the option of pre-loading the title ahead of release should now be available to you. The download in Europe sits at 90.55GB and is currently patched to version 1.03. Meanwhile, the game's size in the US is a few gigabytes less. That's most...
News Horizon Forbidden West Has Gyro Aiming, Many Accessibility Options
Optional load screens on PS5
Fans of motion-based controller inputs will be incredibly happy to learn that Horizon Forbidden West ships with support for gyro aiming as part of a long list of accessibility options included in the PlayStation 5, PS4 title. The feature is only mentioned alongside use of the PS5 DualSense controller, where the built-in...
News Horizon Forbidden West Is a Looker Even on a Base PS4
22 seconds of footage
We've been treated to a ton of Horizon Forbidden West gameplay shot on PlayStation 5, but now as the game's release draws closer, Guerrilla Games has been sharing what the last-gen version looks like. A few weeks ago we saw what the open worlder looks like on PS4 Pro, and now it's the turn of the nine-year-old base PS4...
Guide Where to Buy Horizon Forbidden West on PS5, PS4
Update: Out now!
Horizon Forbidden West is now available on both PlayStation 5 and PS4! If you're wanting to grab a copy for your PS5 or PS4 – in fact, we'd actually recommend buying the PS4 version even if you're hoping to play PS5's new-gen version – then you'll find lots of options waiting for you below. Make sure to check out our review if...
News Remember to Buy Horizon Forbidden West on PS4, And Not PS5
You can save money
With Horizon Forbidden West two weeks away from launch, you may be beginning to think about pre-ordering the title. If that’s the case, then here’s a swift reminder to buy the game on the PlayStation 4 and not on the PS5. That’s because, after some backtracking, Sony announced that it will honour the release’s free PS4 to...
News New Horizon Forbidden West Trailer Details Challenges, Upgrades
Out in the wilds
Remember those optional challenges Horizon Zero Dawn had spread throughout its map? Horizon Forbidden West has them too. The latest trailer out of Guerrilla Games takes a deep dive into the sort of activities you can expect, as well as sharing a sneak peek at the upgrades you'll be rewarded with for completing them. Melee pits,...
News Horizon Forbidden West's 656-Page PS5, PS4 Strategy Guide Confirms Over 40 Machines
Cog in the machine
Horizon Forbidden West is shaping up to be a monstrous open world RPG, and its 656-page strategy guide is further evidence of that. Future Press confirmed its hardback book will release towards the end of March, and it’ll include a full breakdown of everything you should expect from Guerrilla Games’ upcoming epic. Among its...
News Horizon Forbidden West Looks Ridiculous Even on PS4 Pro
Guerrilla has always been a tech powerhouse, but we’re genuinely flabbergasted by this first official footage of Horizon Forbidden West running on a PS4 Pro. Sony has, irritatingly, opted to present it as a series of small GIF-like video clips on the PS Blog, but we've embedded one of them above. In short, though, they’re super...
News Horizon Forbidden West Goes Gold on PS5, PS4 Ahead of February Release Date
Look to the horizon
And there it is, folks — the news that so many have been waiting for. PlayStation exclusive Horizon Forbidden West has officially gone gold, meaning that the game is ready to be shipped ahead of its release date on the 18th February. This is always a huge moment for development teams. With years of hard work behind them,...
News Aloy's Uber-Powerful Shield Weaver Armour Has Lost Its Power in Horizon Forbidden West on PS5, PS4
Modified to augment ranged combat
Well, we all expected it really, didn’t we? The best armour in Horizon Zero Dawn was the Shield Weaver, which practically made Aloy unstoppable in combat. While you had to work through a number of side-quests to collect it, the souped-up threads effectively engulfed the protagonist in an impenetrable energy...
News Horizon Forbidden West Will Have Strong Moral Choices Leading to an Impactful Ending on PS5, PS4
But just one conclusion
While you will have to field some “very strong” moral choices during your time with Horizon Forbidden West, the decisions you make will all culminate in a single “impactful” ending. That means, unlike most modern RPGs, there are not multiple endings to uncover – just the one, canon conclusion. We suspect said...
News Horizon Forbidden West Is a Whopping 86GB on PS5
More if you're in Europe
Horizon Forbidden West will take a Tremortusk-sized bite out of your PlayStation 5’s SSD, with the anticipated sequel weighing in at almost 86GB, according to data scraped from Sony’s servers. PlayStation Game Size reports that the release may be even larger in Europe, with file sizes of over 96GB touted – and this is...
News Meet Horizon Forbidden West's Voice Cast, Including Carrie-Anne Moss
Plus new gameplay clips
Right off the back of yesterday's story trailer for Horizon Forbidden West, developer Guerrilla Games has shared a deep dive into the voice talent providing the dialogue for the upcoming PlayStation 5, PS4 title. It includes interviews with Ashly Burch (Aloy), Lance Reddick (Sylens) and The Matrix star Carrie-Anne Moss...
News The Matrix, Black Panther Stars Join Horizon Forbidden West Voice Cast
Carrie-Anne Moss as Tilda
Guerrilla Games has today shared a brief look behind the curtain of Horizon Forbidden West with a new story trailer, but it has also confirmed some Hollywood stars have joined the game's cast to lend a voice to a few of the new characters. In an interview with Game Informer, it's confirmed brand new character T
News Horizon Forbidden West Story Trailer Details Aloy's Next Big Adventure
Meet some new friends
With Horizon Forbidden West now less than a month away from its PlayStation 5 and PS4 launch, it's time for the grand marketing machine to properly kick into gear. First up is a brand new story trailer containing loads of brand new scenes, characters, and locations. It all looks stunning, featuring footage taken straight from a...
News Horizon Forbidden West Leak Is Real, Full Game Could Be Spoiled, Says Report
Update: According to VGC, the recent Horizon Forbidden West leak is probably real. Sources have told the publication that the full PS4 game — minus some missing art assets — is out there in the wild. This would suggest that the leaked version of Forbidden West is an unfinished build — perhaps a developer build that's somehow been...
News You Can Create Quests for Resources in Horizon Forbidden West on PS5, PS4
A big emphasis in Horizon Forbidden West will see you hunting mechanical wildlife for parts and components in order to upgrade your gear. More than the past game, you’ll need to destroy specific species in order to get the items you want. Guerrilla Games has streamlined this aspect by allowing you to create custom, on-the-fly jobs...
News There's a Stronger, Mysterious Tribe in Horizon Forbidden West on PS5, PS4
And many returning clans
Horizon Forbidden West launches in little over a month on PlayStation 5 and PS4, and Guerrilla Games is beginning to dig into the nitty-gritty. This trailer introduces some of the tribes you’ll encounter in the game, several returning from Horizon Zero Dawn, like the Oseram, Carja, Utaru, and Tenakth. Others will bring new...
News PSVR2's Horizon Call of the Mountain Will 'Change What AAA Means for VR'
Horizon Call of the Mountain, an original PSVR2 exclusive, was teased overnight – and it’s already been put under intense scrutiny. Words like “experience” and the “on-rails” nature of the short gameplay clip has sceptics concerned that Sony’s new headset will simply be a prettier version of its predecessor, with shallow...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Is Your First Glimpse of PS5's Next-Gen PlayStation VR2
Heed the call
It's almost 2AM here in the UK, but Sony clearly doesn't give a damn about our sleeping patterns. The Japanese giant's just announced that a new Horizon title — Horizon Call of the Mountain — is in development for PlayStation VR2. You can find the specs and more information about the new headset
News Horizon Forbidden West's Slitherfang Foe Looks Outrageous on PS5, PS4
We’ve been banging on about Horizon Forbidden West’s snake-like machine Slitherfang for quite some time, but with good reason: Game Informer continues to tease with its recent cover story on the Guerrilla Games sequel, and this very short gameplay clip is mesmerising to say the least. It’s all been dramatically captured by – we...
News Jaw-Dropping PS5 Horizon Forbidden West Screens Show a Bustling Town
Crikey, it looks good! Guerrilla has worked its magic once more, and while we’re still eager to see this in motion, here’s your first proper look at a town in Horizon Forbidden West. These screenshots come courtesy of Game Informer magazine, and we’ll redirect you to their website for the rest, but th
News Horizon Forbidden West's Huge PS5, PS4 Skill Tree Spans Traps, Stealth, More
Define your playstyle
Horizon Forbidden West has graced the cover of this month’s Game Informer, and details are beginning to emerge online. While we’d strongly encourage you to read the article for yourself, a couple of tidbits shared in a
News Game Informer Cover Story Digs into Horizon Forbidden West's Towns, Workbenches, and More
Loads on upcoming PS5, PS4 sequel
The media frenzy for Horizon Forbidden West is just getting started, have you noticed? Guerrilla recently launched a podcast, is publishing trailers at a relatively frequent chop, and we’re starting to learn little details,
News Horizon Forbidden West Could Have a Huge PS5, PS4 File Size Footprint
Almost 100GB, allegedly
Horizon Forbidden West is shaping up to be a stonker in more ways than one! Early data scrubbed from Sony’s servers and shared on Twitter by PlayStation Game Sizes suggests that the Guerrilla sequel may have a file size of more than 96GB prior to any patches on the PlayStation 5. While this information is historically...
News Horizon Forbidden West's Stunning Sci-Fi Ecosystem Unleashed in PS5, PS4 Trailer
A bit of an animal
This is a fantastic trailer! After teasing a bunch of new machines during The Game Awards last week, Guerrilla has unleashed an all-new Horizon Forbidden West trailer which fully introduces its absurdly beautiful sci-fi ecosystem. We’ve already talked up the new machines, like the snake-style Slitherfang, but this gives you an...
News Nixxes Responsible for Recent Horizon Zero Dawn PC Patches
Put straight to work
Sony bought Nixxes Software to help with its efforts in the PC space, and it looks like that team was put straight to work on Horizon Zero Dawn since the purchase. The Guerrilla Games Twitter account posted this morning about the recent 1.11.1 patch on PC, and then followed up by
News Guerrilla Shares PS4 Screenshots of Horizon Forbidden West
Getting caught up in the excitement of the PlayStation 5 and its slate of upcoming titles is fairly easy as we look ahead to 2022, but it's always important to remember so many gamers will still be using the PS4 for the years to come. Case in point: Horizon Forbidden West will be coming to Sony's last-gen console day and date with its...
News Did You Spot the Snake Robot in Horizon Forbidden West's PS5, PS4 Trailer?
Don't tread on me
If the aim with Horizon Forbidden West was for Guerrilla Games to go bigger and better, then it’s looking like it’s going to stick the landing with a Thunderjaw-esque stomp. While we’ve already been introduced to the elephant-style machine, the Tremortusk, the Dutch developer teased a couple more exotic arrivals in its...
News New Horizon Forbidden West Trailer Features Gameplay and Costumes
Face paint too
Guerrilla Games kept things short and simple with its appearance at The Game Awards: a new gameplay trailer for Horizon Forbidden West featuring new areas and even some new costumes and face paints. It doesn't show much that's particularly new, but that's okay when the game is only a few months away from launch. 18th February 2022, in...
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