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TodaySun, 17th Feb 2019

  • News Mortal Kombat 11's Jade Is Spinning Plates in Reveal Trailer

    And by plates we mean bodies

    Mortal Kombat 11 looks so damn good, doesn’t it? With the release little over two months away, developer NetherRealm Studios is rapidly revealing the release’s roster, and the latest returning character in the limelight is Mortal Kombat 2’s iconic green gal, Jade. Here we see her unload on her opponents using her...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Trailers
  • News Final Fantasy XV's Episode Ardyn Release Date Reminds Us Square Enix Is Still Working on This Game

    Let it rest

    When did Final Fantasy XV come out again? It feels like an eternity ago! Square Enix is still busy beavering away on expansion packs for the role-playing game, however – although Episode Ardyn will be its last. You may recall that the publisher had several other packs in the pipeline, but they were scrapped when

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • DLC
  • News Spider-Man PS4 Platinum Trophy Achievers Rewarded with Free Avatar

    Got 'em, Tiger

    Did you get the Platinum Trophy in Marvel’s Spider-Man at all? If so, then you may want to check your inbox for a free avatar, as Sony’s seemingly sending out complimentary profile pictures to anyone who obtained 100 per cent in Insomniac Games’ open world superhero smash hit. It’s unclear which regions are being rewarded with...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Trophies
  • News Julia Joins Tekken 7 Alongside The Walking Dead's Negan Later This Month

    Old and new

    The final two DLC characters included in Tekken 7's second season pass are arriving before the month is out. Both returning fighter Julia Chan and guest lunatic Negan -- yes, the guy from The Walking Dead -- are releasing on the 28th February. During Evo Japan, where the release date was announced, Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada said...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Tekken
    • DLC
    • Release Dates
  • Hands On Bus Simulator Blends Crazy Taxi, SimCity, and Train Sim World to Addictive Effect

    Just the ticket

    There are simulator games for practically everything these days, so it’s perhaps surprising that Bus Simulator is launching so late in the generation. Austrian developer Still Alive Studios has been checking tickets on the PC for a while now, but this year it will make a stop on the PlayStation 4. Recognising this author’s fandom...

    • Astragon Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Bus Simulator
    • Hands On
    • Features

YesterdaySat, 16th Feb 2019

  • DLC Review Resident Evil 2's The Ghost Survivors Brings the Toughest Tests Yet to Raccoon City

    Brutal difficulty and little story

    It's hard to argue with free, but is this really the type of content we were hoping for from Resident Evil 2 post-launch? The Ghost Survivors was pitched as three non-canon 'what if' scenarios that focused on characters we've never had the chance to play as before, but in practice, they're really anything but. No...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • The Ghost Survivors
    • DLC Review
  • News Amy Returns as Next DLC Character in SoulCalibur VI

    Little lady

    Amy, the foster daughter of Raphael, is returning to SoulCalibur as the next DLC character for SoulCalibur VI. She's appeared throughout the series in various forms -- some of them non-playable -- but she's looking deadly in the trailer that we've embedded above. Amy doesn't have a release date yet, but we can't imagine that she's too...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • SoulCalibur
    • DLC
    • Trailers
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 259

    The big weekend

    The weekend has arrived once more, which means it’s time to leave your troubles at the door and play some games. Hopefully! There have been lots of new releases lately so you should have no shortage of things to play – here’s everything that’s keeping us busy. Stephen Tailby, Senior Staff Writer: I’m going to be getting...

    • Talking Point
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • What Are You Playing

Friday15th Feb 2019

  • News New Sale on US PlayStation Store Offers Discounts on Critically Acclaimed Games

    And some that aren't

    Is there a game adored by critics that you've yet to try for yourself? This new sale on the North American PS Store focuses on some of PlayStation 4's best games, and there's a whole bunch of titles that are worthy of your attention. There are also a few that you can safely ignore, but we won't go into that. The deal, which...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • North America
    • Deals
  • News Weekend Flash Sale Hits EU PlayStation Store

    Plus discounts on LEGO games

    Flash sales occur on the US PlayStation Store fairly frequently, but it's less common on the European side. This weekend is different, however, as Sony offers up some discounts on a handful of games until Monday 18th February. There isn't a huge number of titles in this offer, but there are some solid inclusions, such...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • Deals
  • News Sony Didn't Forget the PS3 on Valentine's Day as System Gets New Firmware Update

    Old flame

    Has Sony still got the hots for the PS3? Probably not, but the system, now over a decade old, did get a new firmware update on Valentine's Day. Yep, it's still kicking. Firmware 4.84 offers... You guessed it: improved system performance. Not the best Valentine's Day gift, but at least it hasn't been forgotten. It does lead us to wonder,...

    • PS3
    • Firmware Update
  • Review Jump Force - What the Hell Did They Do to Goku?

    Go ahead and jump

    We've played some ugly anime games in our time, but there's a special place in art style hell for Jump Force. What should be a grand celebration of all things Jump, this crossover fighter is loathsome in its portrayal of the awesome manga and anime heroes that make up its character roster. Jump Force opts for a "realistic" visual...

    • Reviews
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Jump Force
  • News ANTHEM Early Access Immediately Hit with Widespread Connection Issues

    Bodes well for PS4 release next week

    ANTHEM is available to play right now on PC and Xbox One, but only with EA's early access mumbo jumbo. Or at least, it would be, if it wasn't already plagued by connection issues. The web is currently rampant with complaints, forcing EA's official help accounts on social media to say that it's aware of the...

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
  • News Japanese Dead or Alive 6 Stream Axed After Things Got a Bit Too Sexually Suggestive

    Careful now

    Ahead of its release next month, Dead or Alive 6 showed its face at Evo Japan as part of a promotional slot. The whole thing (or thereabouts) was streamed live on Twitch, with a sizeable audience watching on as things got a little steamy. For those out of the loop, Evo Japan is basically the Japanese version of Evo -- the world's...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dead or Alive
    • Japan
  • News The Ghost Survivors Free Update for Resident Evil 2 Is Available Now on PS4

    Zombies, zombies everywhere

    Capcom has today released The Ghost Survivors, a free update to its excellent Resident Evil 2 remake. It introduces three brand new scenarios starring some of the main game's minor characters, exploring "what if" storylines that introduce new challenges. The publisher has released a new trailer for the complimentary...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • DLC
    • Updates
  • Poll Do You Think Sony Is Telling the Truth About Cross-Play?

    Open the gates

    Ah, cross-play. Everyone's favourite subject just got unearthed from its still-warm grave earlier this week, when Sony basically came out and said that despite popular belief, developers are free to request cross-play functionality for their games. This was in response to a number of studios supposedly calling Sony out on its...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Cross-Play
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Will Dragon Quest XI on PS4 Get the New Nintendo Switch Content? Square Enix Hasn't Decided Yet

    You know you want to

    Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year as a definitive edition. It's going to have a healthy amount of new content, including a fully orchestral soundtrack, and brand new side stories for each main party member. When all of this stuff was announced, we couldn't help but wonder...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Dragon Quest
  • News Ubisoft Will Release Three or Four Major Games Before March 2020

    Keep 'em coming

    Ubisoft is obviously a massive player in the video game business, but we'd argue it's one of the publishers that's really improved over the course of this generation. Watch Dogs 2, Assassin's Creed Origins, and Far Cry 5 were all well received, pushing their respective franchises in different directions or to new heights. That looks...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
  • Review Eden-Tomorrow - Lousy Gameplay Drags Down a Noteworthy Narrative

    Just thinkin' about tomorrow

    If it’s not an online focused multiplayer title, chances are the next PlayStation VR game you play is one that promises mystery, suspense, and intrigue as you explore a hostile alien world. They seem to be all the rage nowadays despite their questionable quality, and Eden-Tomorrow is no different. From developer Soul...

    • Reviews
    • Soul Pix
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Eden-Tomorrow
  • News Jump Force Load Time Improvements Promised in Upcoming Patch

    Plus the option to skip cutscenes

    The load times in Jump Force aren't good. You're booted to a rather lengthy load screen every time the game switches to a fight, or even a new cutscene. It all gets a bit tedious when you just want to blitz the title's story missions, but at least Bandai Namco is taking feedback on board. The publisher has hinted...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Jump Force
    • Patches
  • News Dead or Alive 6 Demo Coming Soon, Mai From King of Fighters Returns as DLC Again

    Season pass also confirmed

    Dead or Alive 6 will be getting a 'Deluxe Demo', Koei Tecmo has confirmed. It'll feature online battles, training modes, combo challenges, and a brief look at the game's story. It'll also include all 24 playable characters, so more hardcore fans of the series may appreciate the opportunity to test out their favourite...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dead or Alive
    • Demos
    • DLC
  • Guide Metro Exodus - What Difficulty Modes Are There?

    Testing your wits

    Previous games in the series, Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, were famed for their brutal difficulty when you cranked things up on harder modes. The Ranger mode has been synonymous with the franchise, and it makes a return in its third instalment. Here are the difficulty modes included in Metro: Exodus. What Difficulty Modes Are...

    • Metro: Exodus
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Pode Looks Like an Adorable Co-Op Adventure Coming to PS4

    Rock star

    Cutesy puzzle platformers are a dime a dozen these days thanks to the rise of indie games, but there's a simplicity to Pode that we appreciate. The game is coming to PlayStation 4, and going by this trailer, it looks rather lovely. Playable either alone or in co-op, the game sees a star named Glo fall to earth, but a friendly rock named...

    • Henchman & Goon
    • PS4
    • Pode
    • Trailers

Thursday14th Feb 2019

  • Guide Mortal Kombat 11 - All Confirmed Characters

    Every MK 11 fighter revealed so far

    Which characters have been confirmed for Mortal Kombat 11? Warner Bros has granted NetherRealm Studios another eye-watering budget to make the latest MK game its goriest yet, and with high-profile celebrities like Ronda Rousey attached to the project, you can expect this brawler to be one of the best-selling...

    • Mortal Kombat 11
    • Characters
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Feature Which of PlayStation's Lonely Hearts Are Looking for Love?

    Meet your match

    Where PlayStation protagonists fall in love. Start dating with Push My Square today.: We know that being a PlayStation hero is hard. That's why we created Push My Square – a vibrant community in which video game stars of all shapes and sizes can find the partner of their dreams. Since the company's inception in 1994, we've...

    • Happy Valentine's Day
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Features
  • News Japanese Sales Charts: Kingdom Hearts 3 and Resident Evil 2 Drop Off the Top

    A gradual decline

    It's been another slow week for software sales in Japan, as Kingdom Hearts III and Resident Evil 2 have taken an inevitable tumble off the top after two weeks of reigning supreme. The former fell from first into second, while the latter dropped from second to fourth. No new releases knocked them off, either -- it's just a case of...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • Media Create
  • News Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Next Update Sounds Huge, Adds New Game Plus, Increases Level Cap, and More

    A mercenary's work is never done

    Ubisoft's support for Assassin's Creed Odyssey has been nothing short of phenomenal, and it's not stopping any time soon. The company has outlined what you can expect from the game in February, and honestly, it's sounding like a much bigger update than we were anticipating. The highlights include the arrival of the...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Patches
  • News No, Tetris 99 Isn't Available on PSP

    Or any other PlayStation platform

    One of the most surprising announcements to come out of last night's Nintendo Direct was for a brand new free-to-play Tetris title. It's called Tetris 99, and pits 99 online players against each other in a battle royale style free for all. It sounds bonkers, and it kind of is, but it genuinely looks like a great...

    • Tetris 99
    • PSP
    • Rumours
  • News Catherine: Full Body Hits On PS4 in September, Special Edition Revealed

    Counting sheep

    Today sees the launch of Catherine: Full Body in Japan, but when is it coming out in the west? The release date for the souped up version of the fruity 2011 adventure has finally been announced: the game will arrive locally on 3rd September 2019. The date is shown at the end of this brand new trailer. Also shown off is the Heart's...

    • Atlus
    • PS4
    • Catherine
    • Release Dates
  • Round Up Jump Force PS4 Reviews Bring the Manga Mash-Up Down to Earth

    A hop rather than a leap

    The release of Jump Force is just around the corner, but how's the critical reception? This anime brawler brings together a wide range of manga heroes to do battle in climactic clashes, and the reviews have started coming in. While there are a few positive write-ups, the reception is decidedly luke warm, with plenty of...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Jump Force
    • Reviews
    • Round Up
  • News Colourful Action RPG Oninaki Announced for PS4

    Oni way to go

    Square Enix and Tokyo RPG Factory has announced the latest in its line of throwback role-playing game experiences, with the colourful Oninaki. Due out this summer on the PlayStation 4, the release will see you assume the role of a Watcher called Kagachi who must destroy the bonds that tie the Lost to the—oh, who the heck writes this...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Oninaki
    • Announcements
  • Round Up Far Cry: New Dawn PS4 Reviews Reveal a Familiar Adventure with a Few New Tricks

    It's a new dawn

    The embargo has just been lifted on Far Cry: New Dawn, the nuclear-flavoured sequel to Far Cry 5. The colourful post-apocalypse arrives with a bang, garnering largely positive reviews from all the usual suspects, with some lower scores in the mix too. By the sound of it, New Dawn is mostly business as usual when it comes to this...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Far Cry
    • Reviews
    • Round Up
  • News Undertale Follow-Up Deltarune Chapter 1 Is Coming to PS4

    Enter the dark world

    You may remember at the end of last year, Undertale creator Toby Fox suddenly released the first chapter of Deltarune, a sequel of sorts to the beloved RPG. The free chunk of the game was of course demolished by fans, and without spoiling anything, you should definitely check it out if you enjoyed the unusual 8-bit adventure...

    • tobyfox
    • PS4
    • Deltarune
  • News God of War Cleans Up at DICE Awards 2019 with Nine Wins

    Platinum trophy

    Santa Monica Studio's incredible Norse adventure God of War has done the business at this year's DICE Awards. Last month, the game was nominated for 12 awards, and after the recent ceremony, the PS4 exclusive stomps home carrying nine of them. Among others, it won in Game Design, Art Direction, Story, and Game of the Year. Indie...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • DICE Awards
    • 2019
  • News Hollow Knight: Silksong Is the Sequel to Team Cherry's Beloved Insect Adventure

    A bug's life

    Hollow Knight, one of the most acclaimed indie titles in recent years, is getting a full sequel, developer Team Cherry has announced. Named Hollow Knight: Silksong, the game places Hornet in the spotlight in her very own adventure, with a new world to explore and hundreds of new enemies to tackle. "Hollow Knight: Silksong is the epic...

    • Team Cherry
    • Hollow Knight
    • Announcements
  • News Neill Blomkamp's ANTHEM Video Conviction Is More of a Trailer Than a Short Film

    But it's pretty good

    Earlier in the week, you may recall the announcement that EA partnered with sci-fi director Neill Blomkamp to produce what it called a short film based on the upcoming BioWare shooter, ANTHEM. Well, as promised, it premiered earlier today, but anyone expecting anything more than a trailer will probably be disappointed. However,...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
    • Trailers
  • News Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Whipped Up for Summer

    Symphony of the night

    It’s got to be better than Mighty No. 9, right? To be fair, Koji Igarashi’s anticipated Castlevania-inspired spiritual successor Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night may have been conceived during the ill-fated Kickstarter boom, but it’s looking like it’s going to deliver on what fans expected. While we’re not overly...

    • 505 Games
    • PS4
    • Bloodstained
    • Trailers
  • News Classic PS3 Bloom-'Em-Up flower Comes to PC

    Bloomin' heck

    It looks like Sony is allowing Annapurna Interactive to bring some of the PlayStation 3's more famous indie titles to the PC, with Journey already announced and flower available now. The legendary thatgamecompany exclusive -- which sees you control petals as you restore natural beauty to increasingly polluted scenes -- first launched...

    • Annapurna Interactive
    • PC
    • Flower
  • News ChromaGun VR Finally Brings Colour to PSVR This Month

    First person puzzler arriving soon

    We rather liked ChromaGun when it released on PlayStation 4 back in 2017, but a PlayStation VR version has been on the cards for quite some time. Developer Pixel Maniacs pledged to create a virtual reality version of its Portal-esque puzzle game, complete with Aim Controller support. Fast forward a couple of years,...

    • Pixel Maniacs
    • PS4
    • PSVR
    • ChromaGun
  • News Dragon Quest Builders 2 Hammers Out a 12th July Release Date

    Crafty

    Was there an appetite for a Dragon Quest Builders sequel? Square Enix clearly thinks so, as it’s pulled out its wooden hammer and pegged a 12th July release date to Dragon Quest Builders 2 on the PlayStation 4. According to Square Enix, the game “packs in even more content and unlimited building combinations in an all-new original story...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Dragon Quest
    • Release Dates
  • News Rainbow Six: Siege Celebrates Successful Three Years with Free Weekend on PS4

    See what all the fuss is about

    The success of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is pretty staggering. Releasing at the very end of 2015, the tactical shooter has remained popular ever since, and now boasts over 40 million players across platforms. This is largely thanks to Ubisoft's constant updates and a trickle of new content, keeping the experience...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Rainbow Six
  • News Far Cry: New Dawn PS4 Launch Trailer Is Pretty in Pink

    All the colours

    Far Cry: New Dawn releases tomorrow on PlayStation 4, and according to this new trailer, it's obsessed with the colour pink. Flowers, smoke trails, the sky, weapons, vehicles -- the colour is in every shot in the above video. It's clear that this latest entry in the series won't be taking itself too seriously. We're all for games...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Far Cry
    • Trailers
  • News Harmonix Announces VR Rhythm Shooter Audica

    Mic drop

    Have you been wondering what Rock Band studio Harmonix has been up to lately? The developer has been awfully quiet for a while, but today it announced its brand new game. It's called Audica, and it's a virtual reality rhythm shooter. Using dual pistols, you'll be firing at various targets in time to the music, and it looks pretty cool...

    • Harmonix
    • PS4
    • PSVR
    • Audica
    • Announcements
  • News Trials Rising Open Beta Backflips onto PS4 Next Week

    Should be wheelie fun

    The Trials games are always good for a laugh, aren't they? Ubisoft's fun 2D stunt racers have more or less perfected the one-more-go formula, and Trials Rising looks to continue that trend in typical style. If you fancy having a go, the latest entry in the series is entering an open beta test on PlayStation 4 next week...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Trials
    • Betas

Wednesday13th Feb 2019

  • Review Metro: Exodus - Technical Limitations Subdue an Otherwise Solid Shooter

    Rusty Russia

    Metro: Exodus feels like it should be the series’ coming-out party. After two fairly niche releases on the previous generation of consoles, the third instalment is quite clearly positioning itself as the best post-apocalyptic experience from developer 4A Games yet. It’s a grand promise, but the finished product doesn’t manage to...

    • Reviews
    • Deep Silver
    • PS4
    • Metro: Exodus
  • News Sony: Nintendo's Doing Wonderful Things with the Switch

    Platform holder doesn't subscribe to the console war

    Shawn Layden may be underfire in the media for his comments on console cross-play this week, but he’s got nothing but good things to say about PlayStation’s competition. Asked about both Microsoft and Nintendo during his DICE keynote, the Worldwide Studios chairman was refreshingly...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Microsoft
    • Nintendo
    • Industry
  • News Enormous Lay Offs Leave Hundreds at Activision Blizzard Out of Work

    Entire organisation struck

    Activision Blizzard has notified hundreds of employees that their services will no longer be required today. The cull is rumoured to affect around eight per cent of the organisation’s enormous 9,600 workforce, so will render hundreds of staffers redundant. The cuts span the entire organisation, including Activision,...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Industry
    • Employment
  • News The Price of Survival is Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Latest DLC, Out Now

    That's a Lara DLC

    Shadow of the Tomb Raider keeps popping back up with its lengthy season pass campaign. We're now onto the fourth DLC pack of the planned seven, titled The Price of Survival. As you may expect, it brings a new challenge tomb - called The Sixth Seal - a new outfit for Lara, and a new weapon to wield. The new Raptor's Eye skill also...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Tomb Raider
    • DLC
  • News Don't Expect Diablo 4 This Year, No Big Blizzard Games Coming in 2019

    Out in the cold

    We pretty much know that Blizzard is hard at work on Diablo 4. Many were expecting an announcement to arrive at last year's BlizzCon, but were left disappointed when a mobile title was revealed instead. Now, it seems as though we won't be getting news of the game any time soon, or any other Blizzard titles for that matter...

    • Activision
    • Blizzard
    • PS4
    • Diablo
  • News Sony Ghosts Indie Dev Hoping to Port Game to PSVR

    Studio close to giving up on PS4 port

    There are tens of titles released on the PlayStation Store every single week, so clearly the vast majority of developers are getting through the application process just fine. One studio, however, has taken to Reddit as a last resort after its requests to release a PlayStation VR cooking title have been...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
  • News Days Gone's Deacon Remembers His Wedding Day in Dramatic Trailer

    Valentine's decay

    If there was ever any doubt, this new Days Gone trailer confirms that Sony Bend’s very much making an exclusive PlayStation game. The two minute clip, which has been teased for the past week, shows protagonist Deacon St. John arrive at a rundown church, only to recall his nuptials with his spouse Sarah during happier times. Yes,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • Trailers
  • News Call of Duty 2019 to Feature 'Entirely New Campaign' Says Activision

    Single player story returns

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 controversially abandoned the traditional structure of the franchise, ditching a single player campaign in favour of an expanded suite of multiplayer options. Ultimately, this was a good decision, with strong sales, critical acclaim, and a well received battle royale experience in Blackout...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News THQ Nordic Has a Mind Boggling 77 Games in Development

    And a whopping 48 are unannounced

    Well, here’s a headline we never thought we’d write: THQ Nordic has an incredible 77 games in development. That figure’s accurate as of the end of last year, so is probably even higher now given its recent acquisition of Kingdom Come: Deliverance developer Warhorse Studios among others. While it’s possible...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
  • Review Conarium - An Atmospheric Lovecraftian Adventure

    Spectacles, tentacles, wallet, and watch

    Thrusting us tentacle first into the weird and wonderful world of H.P Lovecraft, Zoetrope Interactive has ported its Steam release, Conarium, to PlayStation 4. What might seem at first glance to be a first-person horror game filled with jump scares and hideously graphic gore, a la Outlast, is in fact a more...

    • Reviews
    • Iceberg Interactive
    • PS4
    • Conarium
  • News Dangerous Driving, the New Arcade Racer from Burnout Creators, Smashes onto PS4 in April

    Don't forget your seatbelt

    Dangerous Driving is the game Three Fields Entertainment has been building up to for some time. The small developer, set up by Burnout creators Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, has put out a handful of games since its founding a few years ago, all of which evoke a similar attitude to the celebrated arcade racing series. Danger...

    • Three Fields Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Dangerous Driving
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Spins Past 10 Million Units Sold

    Woah!

    If you were wondering why Activision is continuing to remake some classic titles, look no further than the success of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. Initially launching with a bang on PS4 in July 2017, the game eventually made its way to other platforms, boosting its already healthy numbers significantly. The publisher confirmed during its...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Bandicoot
    • Sales
  • News THQ Nordic's Spending Spree Continues with Kingdom Come: Deliverance Dev

    Also acquires Australian publishing partner

    THQ Nordic’s making Xbox boss Phil Spencer look like a cheapskate, as it continues to flash its chequebook in the general direction of, well, anyone it sets its eyes on. A bit like Unicron from Transformers: The Movie, the publisher has been gobbling up independent developers like there’s no tomorrow...

    • THQ Nordic
    • Industry
    • Business
  • News You Can Stream Days Gone's Theme Song on Spotify

    Hell or high water

    Did you enjoy the song in the new Valentine’s Day themed Days Gone trailer at all? Well, it’s now available for streaming on Spotify – or your preferred music delivery service, of course. The country rock song is called Hell or High Water, and it’s been written and performed by singer songwriter Billy Raffoul. In case you...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • Music

Tuesday12th Feb 2019

  • News A Watermark Accidentally Left in Kingdom Hearts 3 Has Been Found by Players

    Hey Arnold

    Man, the internet picks up on everything. If you make the tiniest of mistakes, you can be sure as heck you'll be called out on it -- especially when it concerns uber-popular media. It's Kingdom Hearts III that's been put under the microscope this time, as it seems one particular frame of one particular cutscene bears an unsightly...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Kingdom Hearts
  • Feature Why You Shouldn't Worry About PS5 Backwards Compatibility

    Why would anybody play this?

    Jim Ryan has been appointed the new President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, and PlayStation fans are worried. The divisive executive has been with the Japanese giant since the beginning, playing a key role in the company’s dominance of the European continent. But he’s also said a couple of silly things...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Backwards Compatibility
    • Features
  • News Sony Says Devs Only Have to Ask for Console Cross-Play, Studios Say It's Lying

    This is getting spicy

    A couple of studios, including Gaijin Entertainment and Hi-Rez Studios, recently suggested that Sony was blocking it from joining the PlayStation 4’s ongoing console cross-play beta – but speaking with Game Informer this week, Worldwide Studios chairman Shawn Layden said that’s absol

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Industry
  • News PlayStation Europe Veteran Jim Ryan Is the New President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment

    All change at the top

    He’s best known for a

    • Sony
    • Industry
    • Business
  • News Apex Legends Has Acquired 25 Million Players in a Week

    Valentine's Day loot incoming

    Electronic Arts has got a lot wrong this generation, but credit where credit’s due: the company’s hit a home run with Apex Legends. Announced and released little over a week ago, the title’s gone from strength-to-strength in seven days, amassing an eye-watering 25 million players and “well over two million...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Apex Legends
  • News The Division 2's Open Beta Will Unlock Legendary Loot in March

    Try before you buy

    As already awkwardly outed earlier in the week, The Division 2 will get an open beta from 1st March through 4th March, meaning that everyone will get a chance to try out Ubisoft’s latest and (hopefully) greatest loot shooter – no purchase necessary. It’s unclear what content the server stress test will include, but it’s...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Division
    • Betas
  • News Red Dead Online February Update Makes Changes to Player Visibility, Adds Daily Challenges, More

    Fill your boots

    Rockstar has outlined some of the changes being made to Red Dead Online, the ambitious multiplayer component of Red Dead Redemption 2, which is still in beta. On 26th February, the publisher is looking to introduce a few tweaks to the service, including the promised reworking of how players see each other on the map. With this...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Red Dead Online
    • Updates
  • News Sonic Mania Developers Form New Game Studio, Evening Star

    Star light zone

    After the success of Sonic Mania, many have been wondering what the team behind the game would do next. Using Christian Whitehead's Retro Engine technology and years of cumulative experience with the character, the fellows who brought 2D Sonic back are surely making a follow up, right? Well, there's still a question mark over that,...

    • Evening Star
    • PS4
    • Industry
  • News New RAGE 2 PS4 Gameplay Footage Looks Colourful and Kinetic

    All the rage

    The combination of id Software and Avalanche Studios instantly makes RAGE 2 a game of interest. These two seemingly disparate studios have joined forces on the unlikely sequel, and while the reception has so far been fairly muted, it's hard to not be intrigued. Luckily, the game is looking pretty promising in this new gameplay video,...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • RAGE
    • Videos
  • Review Away: Journey to the Unexpected - A JRPG-Roguelike Mashup With Serious Flaws

    Going rogue

    The roguelike genre has exploded in popularity in recent years with titles like Rogue Legacy acting as a shining example of what games in that style can be. One of the great things about Rogue Legacy is that you can tackle its four bosses in any order, allowing for enormous amounts of freedom. Away: Journey to the Unexpected is a game...

    • Reviews
    • Playdius
    • PS4
    • Away: Journey to the Unexpected
  • News World War Z Will Rise from Its Grave on 16th April

    End of the world as Z know it

    World War Z will get you in the zombie stomping mood when it releases on 16th April – ten days prior to Sony’s own apocalyptic shooter Days Gone. Saber Interactive’s co-op title obviously has a multiplayer focus, so it’s not identical to the PlayStation 4 exclusive – but its emphasis on the undead did prompt...

    • Focus Home Interactive
    • PS4
    • World War Z
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Conviction Is an ANTHEM Short Film from EA and Hollywood Director Neill Blomkamp

    Arrives on Valentine's Day

    Electronic Arts is going big with its ANTHEM promotions. The publisher has partnered with Hollywood director Neill Blomkamp to produce a short film set in the game's world. Called Conviction, the video will debut here on 14th February -- Valentine's Day. You can see a brief teaser above. Blomkamp is famed for his work on...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
    • Videos
  • Review The King’s Bird Review - Relaxing Indie Puzzler Never Quite Takes Flight

    Failure to launch

    Unshackled from the restraints of gravity, The King’s Bird follows the story of a young girl who takes to the skies, gliding effortlessly through vibrant 2D worlds while uncovering the history of her world. Fuelled by relatively simplistic gameplay, The King’s Bird involves moving fluidly between platforms and utilising the...

    • Reviews
    • Graffiti Games
    • PS4
    • The King's Bird
  • News Sounds Like Companions Will Play a Major Role in The Outer Worlds' Combat

    Bring a buddy

    A new video interview with Game Informer sees co-director Tim Cain and lead designer Charles Staples talk up the combat of The Outer Worlds, Obsidian's space age RPG. Some new gameplay will look familiar to Fallout fans, but it sounds like you'll be able to take a variety of approaches to combat scenarios, The pair mainly speak about...

    • Private Division
    • PS4
    • The Outer Worlds
    • Videos
  • News Go Super Saiyan with the Action Packed Launch Trailer for Jump Force on PS4

    Jump into the fray

    After a turbulent period in open beta, Bandai Namco is about to launch Jump Force on PS4, and it looks pretty crazy. The brawler brings together a huge roster of characters from various manga series and pits them all against each other in earth-shattering clashes. The manga mashup is due out in just a few days, and as per usual,...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Jump Force
    • Trailers

Monday11th Feb 2019

  • News The Division 2 Open Beta Accidentally Outed by Massive Entertainment Dev

    Oopsie daisy

    In case you weren't aware, Ubisoft hosted a private beta for The Division 2 over the weekend, which came to a close a couple of hours ago. You could only get in if you received a code from either pre-ordering the game or specifically signing up, so not everyone was able to join in. As with most beta tests, it suffered from a few bugs,...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Division
    • Betas
  • News Sony: The World's Got All the Battle Royale It Needs Right Now

    Company won't make me-too decisions

    When you consider that PlayStation already plays host to every third-party property that matters, we suppose it’s a bit silly for Sony to be chasing trends with exclusive titles. This is something it did in the past, with so-called “Halo killers” like Killzone and Resistance – but more recently it’s...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Shawn Layden
  • News German Retailers Continue Purge of Fallout 76 Stock, Giving It Away with PS4 Hard Drives

    Please take it

    You may recall the recent discovery that GameStop Germany is giving away copies of botched online shooter Fallout 76 with purchases of second-hand controllers. Well, it seems that's not the only way the country's retailers are ridding themselves of unwanted stock. A new Reddit post shows a copy of Bethesda'

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • Fallout
    • Deals
    • Industry
  • News Shawn Layden Explains Sony's Decision to Pull Out of E3 2019

    "The world has changed"

    Sony has been tight-lipped about its future plans for quite some time now, with one of its last major announcements being its withdrawal from Electronic Entertainment Expo 2019. The company has been a big presence at the show since the beginning, but this year, it won't be in attendance. Why? Well, PlayStation bigwig Shawn...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • E3 2019
    • Shawn Layden
  • News Sony Will Leave No Gamer Behind, Says There's Life in Local Consoles Yet

    Investment in streaming will continue, though

    You wouldn’t know that Sony’s the only major gaming manufacturer with a cloud-based streaming solution, would you? There’s so much babble about Microsoft, Google, and Apple at the moment that it can be easy to forget that PlayStation Now exists, works relatively well, and continues to expand around...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Shawn Layden
    • PlayStation Now
  • News PlayStation Coy on Communication Plans for 2019

    No word on when we'll get updates from Sony this year

    Sony said at the end of last year that it’s looking to crank up communication with PlayStation fans in 2019, but in a rare interview, Worldwide Studios chairman Shawn Layden failed to express exactly what the organisation has in store. To make matters more infuriating, this is the first time a...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Shawn Layden
  • News This Is How Days Gone's Multiplayer May Have Looked

    World War Z introduces competitive multiplayer suite

    Days Gone is a single player only experience, but World War Z developer Saber Interactive has gone on record claiming that it pitched a mode to Sony which was declined. This is probably what it would have looked like: players versus players versus zombies. The clip reveals a class-based...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • World War Z
    • Days Gone
    • Trailers
  • News UK Sales Charts: Red Dead Redemption 2 Shoots Back to the Top

    Wanted

    Rootin' tootin' open world western Red Dead Redemption 2 hasn't ever moved far from the top spot, but it makes a triumphant return to number one in the UK's latest physical chart. It swaps positions with the recent RPG Kingdom Hearts III, now in third place after debuting at the front of the pack. Another mainstay, FIFA 19, climbs back up...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • Hands On The Division 2 Is Shaping Up to Be Another Rock Solid Looter Shooter

    The usual

    Massive Entertainment learned a lot from The Division. The game had a rocky first few months after its launch back in 2016, and it was clear that the developer had work to do. Fortunately, it was able to make positive changes across the board, gradually transforming the title into a truly addictive and well made looter shooter. And it...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Division
    • Betas
    • Hands On
  • News PlayStation's Studio Acquisition Strategy Focused on Firms with Best Cultural Fit

    Platform holder always exploring opportunities

    In the good old days, the console war was fought with games: Uncharted vs. Gears of War! Halo vs. God of War! And so on… But if you’ve been on a forum in the past six months or so, you’ll note that the trench lines are now drawn using studio acquisitions. Microsoft’s spending spree has got some...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Shawn Layden
  • Poll What Did You Think of The Division 2 Beta?

    Agents unite

    The private beta for The Division 2 has now come and gone, and we're here, as always, to ask the obvious. We were left quite impressed by the beta (you can read our hands on feature here), and the reactions that we've seen around the web have seemed pretty positive. With the full game due out in just over a month, we just have to ask:...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Division
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News More Crazy Dreams Beta Creations Shown Off in Another Media Molecule Live Stream

    Smoking rats, flying pigs, and dung

    The Dreams creator beta test may be over, but that didn't stop Media Molecule from hosting one more live stream, checking out a few more user generated bits and bobs. As ever, the variety and quality of experiences shown is impressive; we go from a realistic first person shooter scene to a game about a dung beetle...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Betas
    • Videos
  • Store Update 12th February 2019 (Europe)

    New dawn

    This is an absolutely colossal week on the European PlayStation Store – and not just because there are about a billion different Far Cry: New Dawn variants. No, there are some huge titles out this time, like Jump Force, Metro: Exodus, and Conarium. The indie selection is also strong, with Xing

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News Fishing Sim World Aims to Reel in New Fans with Lower Price Point

    Catfishing

    Amateur anglers may want to take a closer look at Fishing Sim World, which has been permanently reduced on the PlayStation Store this week. Now available for just £14.99, the title will hook you with half-a-dozen or so locations out of the box. Dovetail’s regularly expanding the roster of equipment and lakes available in the game via...

    • Dovetail
    • PS4
    • Fishing Sim World
    • Deals

Sunday10th Feb 2019

  • Guide Best PS4 Horror Games

    The scariest games on PlayStation 4

    What are the best horror games on PS4? The good news (or perhaps bad news for the scaredy-cats among you) is that the PS4 is home to wealth of creepy releases, from blockbuster franchises like Resident Evil through to psychological indie adventures such as Inside. We’ve put together a list of the best PS4 horror...

    • Best PS4 Horror Games
    • PS4
    • Horror
    • Horror Games
    • PS4 Essentials
  • Guide Best Free PS4 Games

    The best free to play games on PlayStation 4

    What are the best free PS4 games? There are hundreds of excellent games on Sony's console, but almost all of them require you to cough up some dough. If you're feeling the pinch, there are a number of great free titles on PlayStation 4 that you can play without spending a penny. These free games can be...

    • Best Free PS4 Games
    • PS4
    • Free
    • Free Games
    • Free to Play
  • Interview Learning About The Past and Future of Dragon Ball FighterZ with Producer Tomoko Hiroki

    Will there be a sequel?

    Earlier this year, we were given the opportunity to attend the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals in Los Angeles, where the top players from all corners of the globe converged to compete for the bragging rights of being the best (along with some considerable prize money). Towards the end of the competition, we got the...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Interviews
    • Features