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TodayTue, 27th Jul 2021

  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (26th July to 1st August)

    The World Ends with You! The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles! Samurai Warriors 5!

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? A big week for Sony's consoles sees the summer slowly come to an end, with titles like NEO: The World Ends with You and The Great Ace Attorney...

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

YesterdayMon, 26th Jul 2021

  • News Warhammer: Vermintide 2 PS4 Patch Adds PS5 Support with 60fps, Better Visuals

    Rat's more like it

    Brutal co-op brawler Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has a new update on PlayStation 4, which enhances the game for those playing on PlayStation 5 via backwards compatibility. Patch 1.23 allows Vermintide 2 to run at 60 frames-per-second on Sony's next-gen console (it's 30fps on PS4), at an increased 1440p resolution (1080p on PS4). It...

    • FatShark
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Vermintide
    • Patches
  • Guide Best PS5 Horror Games

    The scariest PlayStation 5 titles

    What are the Best PS5 Horror Games? It does not need to be Halloween for bumps in the night to cause a fright, with an assortment of horror titles already peppering the PS5 lineup. From traditional scares through to psychological torments, we've got the lot covered. As part of our Best PS5 Games compilation, we have...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Features
  • News Splitgate PS4 Launch Delayed Due to Overwhelming Server Demand

    Beta test extended while dev expands capacity

    Splitgate is a game that seems to have come out of nowhere, but it's become incredibly popular during its open beta phase on PlayStation 4. Since 13th July, the beta has been available for download, essentially giving you access to the full game ahead of its proper launch. However, because the game has...

    • 1047 Games
    • PS4
    • Splitgate
  • News Ratchet Opens a Rift in Fall Guys Starting Today with Limited Time Event on PS4

    Unlock Ratchet outfit now

    Fall Guys has just introduced Season 5 to the 60-player online platformer, and with it comes a high profile costume crossover. Ratchet, of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart fame, is the latest guest star in Devolver Digital's popular title. Normally, these costumes simply appear in the in-game store for a number of crown

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Fall Guys
  • News Destruction AllStars Free Costumes in Sackboy: A Big Adventure Are a Reminder the PS5 Game Exists

    Tw!nkleR10t and Ultimo Barricado downsized

    It's a shame, but it's impossible to deny that Destruction AllStars has been a somewhat failed experiment from Sony. The multiplayer vehicular action game has some good ideas, but ultimately doesn't seem to have caught on, even despite being available on PlayStation Plus for two months. That said, it looks...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Destruction AllStars
    • Sackboy
    • DLC
  • News Astro's Playroom PS5 Dev Team Asobi Staffing Up for its Next Game

    A 3D action game, you say?

    PlayStation's most recently established developer, Team Asobi, is the studio responsible for the fantastic PS5 pack-in game, Astro's Playroom (and, of course, Astro Bot Rescue Mission). The Japanese team has enjoyed lots of acclaim for its small but mighty platformer, and it looks as though it's gearing up for its next...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Astros Playroom
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Patch 1.3.0 Detailed, Adds Level Scaling, New Festival with One Handed Sword Reward, New Skills

    Finally

    Assassin's Creed Valhalla's next big update will release on the 27th July. Not only does patch 1.3.0 add support for The Siege of Paris — the game's second expansion, launching next month — it also features a new level scaling system, and finally brings one handed swords to the adventure via the latest festival. Said festival begins on...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
    • Patches
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla: The Siege of Paris August Release Date Confirmed

    Charge!

    Update: And just like that, Ubisoft has confirmed that the second expansion for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, titled The Siege of Paris, will launch on the 12th August. Original Story: Assassin's Creed Valhalla is supposed to be getting its second expansion, titled The Siege of Paris, this summer — but Ubisoft is yet to grace us with a...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
    • DLC
  • News Death Stranding Sells Over Five Million Copies Across PS4, PC

    Update comes just before Director's Cut

    Kojima Productions today announced sales of Death Stranding have surpassed the five million mark worldwide as of March 2021. That figure accounts for both the PlayStation 4 and PC versions ahead of Death Stranding Director's Cut, releasing on PS5 in September. Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz, head of publishing...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PC
    • Death Stranding
    • Sales
  • UK Sales Charts Ratchet & Clank, Spider-Man Return While F1 2021 Takes Pole Position

    Popping champagne

    The UK's love of Formula One has driven Codemasters' latest racing sim to the top spot on the physical games chart. F1 2021 is number one after debuting in second place last week, with the PlayStation 4 and PS5 versions combining for a 63 per cent share of the total sales. Meanwhile, certain PS5 software has climbed back up the...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide PS5 Game Boost: All Major PS4 Game Improvements

    All major enhancements to backwards compatible games

    PS5 Game Boost is a feature that improves the performance of backwards compatible PlayStation 4 games on Sony’s next-gen console. When enabled, you will see improved resolutions and framerates in select titles due to the increased horsepower of the PlayStation 5. As part of our PS5 guide,...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Game Boost

Saturday24th Jul 2021

  • News PS Plus August 2021 PS5, PS4 Games Leaked by Sony

    Battle Royale! Plants! Tennis!

    There are leaks, and then there's Sony simply uploading August 2021's PlayStation Plus lineup to its own official website well ahead of time. Yes, the hardware manufacturer has leaked its own reveal by updating PlayStation.com with the free PS Plus titles we can look forward to playing next month. Available to...

    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS Plus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • August
  • News Shadow of the Tomb Raider Patched to Run 4K, 60fps on PS5

    Boosted backwards compatibility

    As someone who played Shadow of the Tomb Raider and found it relatively enjoyable earlier in the year, it’s nice to see Square Enix take the time to update the title for PlayStation 5 backwards compatibility. While we’re still waiting for Sony to patch key PlayStation exclusives like Uncharted, the Japanese...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
    • Updates
  • News GTA Online's Los Santos Tuners Breaks Records, Rockstar Giving Out Free Money

    Cash injection

    Rockstar is rewarding everyone who plays GTA Online between now and 1st August with GTA$250,000, as it celebrates the biggest update in the series’ history. According to the label, “more players joined [the game] for the launch of Los Santos Tuners than any update ever”. That’s impressive, considering it doesn’t feature a...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA Online
    • GTA
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 386

    Olympics edition

    Tokyo 2020, after such a long wait, is finally underway – so this author is operating on Japan’s time zone from now on. Not really, of course, but it’ll be fun trying to catch as much as possible of the iconic event these coming weeks. Sammy Barker, Editor: It’s the calm before the storm in terms of new releases, so I’m...

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

Friday23rd Jul 2021

  • Guide PS4 to PS5: All Games with Confirmed Free Upgrades

    Every game that lets you transfer from PS4 to PS5

    Which PS4 games have free PS5 upgrades? Below, we've compiled a list of all confirmed titles that let you transfer from PS4 to PS5 at no extra cost. All of these titles will receive some kind of upgrade on Sony's next-gen console that will allow them to look better, perform better, or both. Please...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide All NBA 2K21 Locker Codes: Season 9 - Out of This World

    All known NBA 2K21 Locker Codes and rewards

    NBA 2K21 can help to boost your MyTeam by providing you with brand new Packs, Tokens, and VC. In this guide, we’ll be listing all NBA 2K21 Locker Codes and rewards, as well as showing you how to redeem NBA 2K21 Locker Codes. We’ll be keeping this page updated right throughout the year, so be sure to...

    • Guides
    • NBA 2K21
    • Locker Codes
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News Dead Space PS5 Remake Won't Have Microtransactions

    Won't be added after launch either

    We can breathe a sigh of relief: the PlayStation 5 remake of Dead Space won't contain microtransactions. The welcome news was confirmed as part of an interview with IGN following the game's reveal at EA Play 2021, with senior producer Phil Ducharme saying: "We're looking at what can be taken and reinjected into the...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • Dead Space
  • News PS4 Metroidvania Death's Gambit Gets Gigantic Overhaul with Free Afterlife Update

    New trailer has all the details

    Death's Gambit, the Souls-like metroidvania that release for PlayStation 4 in 2018, is about to get a massive free update titled Death's Gambit: Afterlife. Basically, the update makes numerous, fundamental changes to how the game functions, and you can find all of the details in the overview trailer that we've...

    • White Rabbit
    • PS4
    • Deaths Gambit
    • Updates
  • News Former PS Plus Game Sniper Elite 4 Receives Free PS5 Update

    4K, 60 FPS, faster load times

    Update: As it turns out, these PS5 enhancements are actually being applied to the PS4 version of Sniper Elite 4 instead of Rebellion shipping a new native version. So instead of looking for a PS5 version on the PS Store, you need only download the pre-existing PS4 edition and ensure it's fully patched. Then you'll be...

    • Rebellion
    • PS5
    • Sniper Elite
  • Talking Point What Free August 2021 PS Plus Games Do You Want for PS5, PS4?

    When will August 2021's PS Plus lineup be announced?

    What are the free August 2021 PS Plus games for PS5 and PS4? When will the free August 2021 PS Plus games be announced? We already know some details about August 2021's PS Plus lineup, including the month's free PS5 game, so read on for the latest rumours and speculation about Sony's subscription...

    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Talking Point
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Update Confirmed for 27th July, Adds Level Scaling

    And one handed swords?

    Ubisoft has confirmed that the next big patch for Assassin's Creed Valhalla will launch next week, on the 27th July (Tuesday). This update has been expected since it was spotted on Sony's servers just a few days ago, but it's still nice to have official confirmation. So what's going to be included in this patch? Well, the...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5. PS4
    • Assassins Creed
    • Patches
  • Poll Should Sony Do More PS5 Director's Cuts?

    Like Death Stranding and Ghost of Tsushima

    It's starting to look like 'Director's Cuts' could be a new product line for Sony — a way to re-release and revitalise interest in existing titles, seemingly going beyond what you'd get from a PlayStation 5 upgrade patch, or something similar. Death Stranding Director's Cut was the first to be announced,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Polls
    • Features
  • Random Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest Music Features in Olympics Opening Ceremony

    NieR and Kingdom Hearts too

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympics start today with the opening ceremony, which has given way to hundreds upon hundreds of athletes introducing themselves to what is essentially an empty stadium. The coronavirus pandemic means spectators won't be present for any of the competition's events, making for a rather strange atmosphere as...

    • Square Enix
    • Final Fantasy
    • Dragon Quest
    • Music
    • Random
  • News Dragon Age 4 on Track for 2023 Release, Says Report

    An age later

    Veteran RPG studio BioWare skipped EA Play Live 2021 earlier this week, meaning that we didn't get any new updates on Dragon Age 4 (or whatever it ends up being called). However, in a new report, VentureBeat cites sources that say Dragon Age 4 development is going well, and that it's currently on track for a 2023 release window. As

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS5
    • Dragon Age
  • News Anna Torv Joins The Last of Us TV Show Cast as Tess

    Fringe actress on board

    HBO has recruited another actress for its big-budget TV adaptation of The Last of Us, with the latest pick-up being Anna Torv as Tess. She is perhaps best known for her role in Fringe as Olivia Dunham, but has also appeared in more recent television shows such as Secret City, Mindhunter, and The Newsreader. Hitting much...

    • Sony
    • HBO
    • TV
    • The Last of Us
    • PlayStation Productions

Thursday22nd Jul 2021

  • Guide PS5 Stock: When and Where to Buy PlayStation 5 in July 2021

    Which shops have PS5 available for July 2021?

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

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • Stock
  • Round Up What Was Announced at EA Play 2021?

    All the PS5, PS4 reveals

    More than a month after everyone else, EA has finally showcased just some of what it has planned for the months and years to come in terms of game releases. That includes the usual sleight of sports experiences, but there will also be something for shooter fans and even survival horror geeks. If you didn't manage to catch...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Events
    • Round Up
  • News Dead Space Remake Confirmed for PS5 in Super Short Teaser

    From EA Motive

    After rumours swirled for a number of weeks, EA has confirmed a complete remake of Dead Space is currently in the works for PlayStation 5. It will not release on PS4. A very short teaser trailer confirmed the news at the very end of EA Play 2021 and didn't really show too much. What we do know is that it will feature "improved...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • Dead Space
    • Announcements
  • Guide What Time Is EA Play Live 2021?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    When is EA Play Live 2021? Electronic Arts is bringing back its annual showcase event, promising to show off some of the publisher's upcoming software. Coming later in the year than usual, EA Play Live has further removed itself from the E3 period, but you should expect something akin to an E3 press conference. So,...

    • Guides
    • EA
    • EA Play Live
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News PSN Brought Back Online, Service Restored to Users

    Gaming returns

    Update #2: Try to head back online on your PS5 and PS4 consoles and you should be able to connect once more. After a DNS server error, the worldwide web and many services are coming back online. PSN included! Everything should all be back to usual now. Update #1: The PSN service status website now reads: "PlayStation Network...

    • PSN
    • Down
    • Offline
  • News Horizon Forbidden West's Aloy Joins Genshin Impact for a Limited Time

    "More info soon"

    Aloy, the protagonist of PlayStation titles Horizon Zero Dawn and the upcoming Horizon Forbidden West, will soon be available as a playable character in online RPG Genshin Impact. She will only stick around for a limited time, but the machine hunter is indeed on her way. More information concerning her addition will be shared soon,...

    • Sony
    • Mihoyo
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Horizon
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's French Excursion Gets a Fresh Set of PS5, PS4 Trophies

    Parisian pots

    Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s second major expansion pack – tentatively scheduled to release this summer – looks like its sailing closer to its PlayStation 5 and PS4 release, as publisher Ubisoft has added a fresh batch of Trophies to the game. The Siege of Paris-themed trinkets seem fairly straightforward: you’ll unlock gongs...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
  • News Battlefield 2042's Portal Mode Is FPS Genre's Take on Dreams

    Remix classic maps to your liking

    The mysterious third game mode that makes up Battlefield 2042 has been confirmed as an experience that allows you to take classic maps, weapons, and vehicles from past entries in the franchise and put your own spin on things, and then spit that back out for the community to play. With the title of Battlefield...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Battlefield
  • News New PS5 Offer Gives Six Months of Apple TV+ for Free

    Available to new and existing subscribers

    If you've got a PlayStation 5 console and you want to see what all this Ted Lasso palaver is about, you're in luck. Starting today through until 22nd July 2022, you can get six months of Apple TV+ for free via the PS5 Media app. This offer is only open to PS5 owners, as you need to activate it through the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Apple
    • Free
  • News Gothic PS5, PS4 Adventure Lost in Random Rolls 10th September Release Date

    Six sense

    Swedish studio Zoink’s gothic fairytale Lost in Random has rolled a 10th September release date, alongside a new gameplay trailer. You can check out the Tim Burton-inspired title above, which should help you to get a better grasp of its “explosive dice battles, time-freezing tactics, and various abilities and spells”. “Ruled by a...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Lost in Random
    • Release Dates
  • News Master League Will Be Added to eFootball on PS5, PS4 as Optional DLC

    Finally something to celebrate

    Master League, the extremely popular Pro Evolution Soccer career mode, will return in eFootball as “optional DLC” on the PlayStation 5 and PS4. Following a fairly robust backlash over the past 24 hours, Konami confirmed that the offline team-building mode will return in its free-to-play soccer simulation

    • Konami
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • eFootball
  • News PS5 Pushes New 'Be Back Soon' Message When PSN Is Down or Having Difficulties

    FYI

    Here's something that we've never noticed before: on PlayStation 5, if you attempt to sign in to the PlayStation Network, and the network is experiencing technical difficulties, you'll get a small pop-up message that states "Services are busy right now. We'll be back soon." How thoughtful! No, but seriously, it's good that something like this...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PSN
  • News Chernobylite PS4 Version Coming 7th September, PS5 Later This Year

    Check out the new trailer

    The PlayStation 4 version of survival horror RPG Chernobylite has been confirmed for a 7th September 2021 release, with a native PS5 edition set to follow later on in the year. A new trailer captures the tense gameplay loop of the title alongside developer The Farm 51's visit to the real-life location of Chernobyl. The...

    • All In! Games
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Chernobylite
    • Release Dates
  • News Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut Japanese Voice Trailer Shows the New Lip Sync

    Lip service

    Sony has uploaded a second story trailer for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut — but don't expect any new footage. This is the same trailer that was released earlier, except it's got Japanese voices with English subtitles. The primary goal here is to highlight the new Japanese lip sync, which is exclusive to the Director's Cut. Given...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Ghost of Tsushima
    • Trailers
  • News GRID Legends Announced, Features Live Action Story, Multi-Class Races, and More

    Codemasters' latest arrives next year

    The GRID series kind of, erm, fell off the grid for a while, but it bounced back with a soft reboot in 2019. Now, Codemasters is taking another stab at the sim-cade racer with GRID Legends. Just announced during EA Play Live, this new racing title's main feature is its live action story mode. Built using a...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • GRID Legends
    • Announcements
    • Trailers
  • Live Watch the EA Play Live 2021 Livestream Right Here

    Battlefield! FIFA! Dead Space?

    Looking for the EA Play Live 2021 livestream? You can watch it live right here. This is Electronic Arts’ annual E3-esque event – it’s just happening a little later this time around. Expect the usual string of FIFA, Madden NFL, and The Sims updates – along with new information on Battlefield 2042, Apex Legends,...

    • Live
    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • EA Play Live
  • Talking Point Was EA Play 2021 Any Better Than Usual?

    Electronic Arts goes late

    We can't quite believe it's already been more than a month since E3 2021; how time flies. We remember wasting our time watching Randy Pitchford awkwardly converse with Kevin Hart like it was yesterday. Regardless, EA still wanted to get in on the digital fun but decided to host its own showcase in late July instead of...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Events
    • Talking Point
  • News Tales of Arise Fourth Character Trailer Summons the Elements with Mage Rinwell

    Pure magic

    It's time for another Tales of Arise character trailer. This fourth instalment introduces Rinwell, a talented young mage who can command the elements. In battle, Rinwell's best at a distance, blasting her enemies with all kinds of magical artes. That said, because of the new dodge mechanic in Tales of Arise — which opens your opponents...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Tales
    • Trailers
  • News Farming Simulator 22 Outlines Seasons in PS5, PS4 Agriculture Sim

    Sweet summer child

    Don’t worry, we’re not talking about those kind of seasons: Farming Simulator 22 is not hopping on the Battle Pass bandwagon, but is instead adding seasons to its gameplay loop in order to make for a more authentic agricultural experience. The video above gives a good overview of how it all works, showcasing the visual...

    • Giants Software
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Farming Simulator
  • News Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Accuses Publisher of Harassment within Workplace

    Alleges "toxic frat boy workplace culture"

    Content Warning: Please note that the following article and the sources linked within detail topics such as discrimination, sexual harassment, and suicide. Activision Blizzard, the publisher of franchises like Call of Duty and Overwatch, is being sued over incidents of discrimination and misconduct in the...

    • Activision
    • Industry
    • Legal
  • Rumour Windjammers 2 PS4 Open Beta Seemingly Uploaded to PS Store Servers

    Looks like it's landing on PS4 soon

    The original Windjammers was lovingly revived and brought back on PlayStation 4, and it's just as good today as it was back in the 90s. The top-down game of lobbing Frisbees back and forth is a summery delight, and the modern re-release from Dotemu is a blast with all its mod cons like online play. A sequel is in...

    • Dotemu
    • PS4
    • Windjammers
    • Rumours
  • News Knockout City Season 2 Takes Us to the Movies with a New Map, New Ball, and More

    Fight at the Movies

    Knockout City has been rocking Season 1 since launch, and in that time it's gone through several new playlists, introduced limited time events, and of course added a bunch of cosmetics to obtain. Now, though, it's time for Season 2, and it's all themed around the movies. Named Fight at the Movies, Season 2 gets started on 27th...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Knockout City
    • Updates
  • News Veteran Assassin's Creed Art Director Joins PlayStation-Partnered Haven Studios

    Leap of faith

    Raphael Lacoste, a Ubisoft developer who has been a part of the company for an impressive 16 years, announced his departure from the publisher earlier this week. Lacoste had been an art director on the Assassin's Creed series for the last decade or so, helping bring to life titles such as Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Assassin's...

    • Ubisoft
    • Haven Studios
    • PS5
  • News Fall Guys Season 5 Will Let You Earn Ratchet & Clank Costumes with In-Game Events

    A whole new dimension

    Fall Guys' penchant for guest characters appearing as costumes isn't slowing down anytime soon. In fact, a major collaboration is right around the corner; Ratchet and Clank will both be earnable outfits within Devolver Digital's madcap multiplayer title very soon indeed. Initially leaked along with other PlayStation-related...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Fall Guys
    • Ratchet & Clank
  • News Here's a Peek at This Year's DreamsCom, the In-Game Expo Made in Dreams

    Grab your lanyard

    Do you miss the experience of visiting an exhibition hall for a big gaming event? The hours-long queues, the tacky merchanidse, the body odour — it's all part of it, and we can't help but feel a little nostalgic for the days of necking Mountain Dew samples because we're too polite to decline the poor sales rep. If you've been...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • DreamsCom

Wednesday21st Jul 2021

  • News PS Store Summer Sale Discounts So Many Big PS5, PS4 Games

    PS5 exclusives! Mass Effect! Hitman!

    It's time for one of the big ones: Sony's PlayStation Store summer sale is here and it's packing a lot of enticing deals for PS5 and PS4 games. Some of the discounts listed below expire at midnight on 4th August 2021 while others feature for a further two weeks, so be sure to check that important detail when you...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
  • News Aliens: Fireteam Elite Sprays and Prays with 15 Minutes of Raw Co-Op Gameplay

    Acid test

    If you've been wondering how Aliens: Fireteam Elite is shaping up ahead of its release on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 next month, then you might want to check out this new, uncut gameplay footage from Game Informer. The video shows around 15 minutes of bullet-spraying co-op chaos, and it looks pretty fun. That said, we're not really...

    • Cold Iron Studios
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Aliens
    • Videos
  • News Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut Iki Island Expansion Gets Great Looking Story Trailer

    Plus plot details

    Sony has released a new trailer for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut, which gives us a much better idea of what the re-release's new content is all about. Iki Island is an expansion that sees Jin travel to... well, the island of Iki, where a different Mongol threat is taking root. The above trailer gives us a look at the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Ghost of Tsushima
    • DLC
  • Guide GTA Online: All CircoLoco Records USB Sticks Locations

    How to find all Media Player mixes

    How do you find all CircoLoco Records USB Sticks locations in GTA Online? The new vehicular-themed Los Santos Tuners update — GTA Online: How to Find the LS Car Meet and Become a Member — includes a new set of collectibles in the form of CircoLoco Records USB Sticks. These can be found in various locations...

    • Guides
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA Online
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News PES Renamed eFootball, Confirmed to Be Free-to-Play

    New engine, modes, and approach

    Following earlier rumours, Konami has now confirmed its next football sim will be completely free-to-play. Traditionally titled Pro Evolution Soccer, the franchise has now been renamed to simply eFootball. The game will only be available digitally and will launch on PlayStation 5 and PS4 this autumn. Cross-play across...

    • Konami
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • eFootball
    • Announcements
  • News RIP PES Trends as eFootball Attracts Ire of Footy Franchise Faithfuls

    Things have gotten Messi

    For those of a certain age, Pro Evolution Soccer is iconic. Back on the PlayStation 2, there was a period where Konami’s football franchise was bigger than even FIFA, and while it’s been on a gradual decline ever since the PS3 era, many felt that more recent entries outpaced EA Sports’ alternative where it mattered: on...

    • Konami
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • eFootball
    • PES
  • News Dodgeball Academia Still Looks Like the Sports JRPG We Always Wanted

    Out in August

    Sports. Role-playing games. Combine the two and you can come up with something pretty special, as the great Everybody's Tennis demonstrated many years ago. Due out on the 5th August, Dodgeball Academia is reviving this hybrid genre — and the potential is clear to see. This is a Japanese-style RPG that replaces fantastical battles...

    • Humble Games
    • PS4
    • Dodgeball Academia
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Alex Scott Becomes First Female Broadcast Voice in FIFA 22

    Lee Dixon axed

    Former Arsenal and England footballer Alex Scott’s meteoric rise as a pundit has seen her land a job in FIFA 22, where she’ll appear as a side-line reporter digging into events occurring off-screen. The broadcaster – who’ll become the first ever female voice in the franchise – will fulfil Alan McInally’s role, providing...

    • EA Sports
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • FIFA
  • News Free-to-Play Shooter Splitgate Finally Launches on PS4 Next Week, Open Beta Available Now

    Fragging with portals

    We'll be completely honest here: this news simply passed us by. Splitgate, a free-to-play arena FPS with some Portal thrown in for good measure, is coming to PlayStation 4, and it's all happening this month. There's an open beta running right now — since last week, in fact — and the full game is set to launch on 27th July...

    • 1047 Games
    • PS4
    • Splitgate
  • News Detroit: Become Human Tops Six Million Sales Across PS4, PC

    AI worldwide

    French team Quantic Dream has announced its premier PlayStation 4 title Detroit: Become Human has now sold more than six million copies worldwide across Sony's last-gen console and the more recent PC port. The developer took to Twitter to thank everyone that has purchased the game, of which it is "proud of". It's not known whether...

    • Sony
    • Quantic Dream
    • PS4
    • Detroit
    • Sales
  • News Netflix to Offer Mobile Games As Part of Subscription

    No evidence of a partnership with PlayStation

    It doesn’t sound like there’s much to those PlayStation assets discovered within the Netflix app’s source code: the streaming giant has announced plans to offer smartphone games as part of its existing subscription. This content will be provided at no extra cost, as the company attempts to retain...

    • Netflix
    • Industry
  • Talking Point Is Free-to-Play the Future for Sports Games?

    Services rather than sequels

    Every year, the announcement of the latest FIFA, NBA 2K, MLB The Show, or Madden is met with the same chorus of complaints: copy-and-paste. It’s a reductive comment, of course – the Internet, as a whole, is rarely constructive with its criticism – but these titles are developed on such short cycles that it’s hard...

    • Sports
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News Ghost of Tsushima Iki Island Expansion Has Animal Sanctuaries Where You Can Tame Monkeys, Cats, and Deer

    Good for the soul

    As if we needed more reasons to get hyped for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut, developer Sucker Punch has confirmed that the new Iki Island expansion will be home to a number of animal sanctuaries. Jin will be able to visit these peaceful locations and interact with the wildlife, which includes wild cats, deer, and even monkeys...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Ghost of Tsushima
  • News Skull & Bones Has Passed Alpha Stage After Eight Years of Choppy Waters

    New report highlights rough development

    If you've ever found yourself wondering what's happening with Skull & Bones, Kotaku's recently published report on the game is pretty eye-opening. Ubisoft announced the game back at E3 2017, promising a swashbuckling pirate action game with some inherited tech from Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. Since...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Skull & Bones
  • News Recompile Trailer Nails Down August Release Date on PS5

    Priced at £19.99/$24.99

    We already knew the virtual Metroidvania title from developer Phigames would be launching on PlayStation 5 at some point next month, but now we have an exact day to look forward to. Recompile will hit Sony's current-gen system on 19th August 2021, priced at £19.99/$24.99. A new trailer embedded above shows off the title's...

    • Dear Villagers
    • PS5
    • Recompile
    • Release Dates
  • News District 9, Chappie Director Helping to Make Multiplayer Shooter on PS5

    Gunzilla Games leading development

    Sci-fi movie director Neill Blomkamp has joined a recently formed developer named Gunzilla Games to help produce a new AAA multiplayer shooter for PlayStation 5 and other platforms. Known for his work on District 9, Elysium, and Chappie, the director takes the role of chief visionary officer. He will lend a helping...

    • Gunzilla Games
    • PS5
    • Announcements
  • News Guilty Gear Strive Adds First DLC Character Goldlewis on 27th July

    Coffin dodger

    The first DLC character for Guilty Gear Strive has been revealed, and it's the one and only Goldlewis Dickinson. He's actually a secondary character in the game's story mode, where he wields some rather strange weaponry. Based on this trailer, he's a big, slow fighter with some potential for trickery. The Japanese trailer is at the...

    • Arc System Works
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Guilty Gear
    • DLC
  • News EA Sports PGA Tour to Feature Women's Golf Tournaments

    LPGA comes to next-gen golf game

    Electronic Arts has made yet another announcement relating to its upcoming EA Sports PGA Tour title. The game, coming to PlayStation 5 next year, is an officially licensed golf sim, and is already set to feature the tournaments you'd expect: The Masters will be exclusive to this game, and it'll also contain the US...

    • EA Sports
    • PS5
    • EA Sports PGA Tour

Tuesday20th Jul 2021

  • Guide GTA Online: How to Find the LS Car Meet and Become a Member

    Where to buy an Auto Shop and become a street racing legend

    How do you find the LS Car Meet and become a member in GTA Online? Much like the Cayo Perico Heist, Los Santos Tuners is the latest update for Rockstar's online open world, allowing you to show off your pimped out rides in a safe social space, free from weapons and griefers. You can also...

    • Guides
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA Online
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • News PS5 Digital Edition Revision Sheds 300 Grams, Revises Base Screw

    Losing the lockdown pounds

    The ultra-rare PlayStation 5 Digital Edition has been on a diet, according to documentation discovered in Japan. Sony has submitted paperwork for a new model (CFI-1100B) which according to the manual is 300 grams lighter than its predecessor and has a slightly more manageable base screw. It’s unclear if there are any...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Hardware
  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla One Handed Sword Update Out Next Week, It Seems

    Stay sharp

    Update: It would appear as though the next big update for Assassin's Creed Valhalla will launch next week. The patch has been spotted on Sony's servers by the reliable PlayStation Game Size, and that usually means that the update will be available to download the following week. Ubisoft will also be preparing full patch notes, which will...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
    • Patches
  • Mini Review Cris Tales (PS5) - Enchanting RPG Inspired By the Classics

    Let’s do the time warp again

    Cris Tales is an absolutely gorgeous game that's heavily inspired by classic RPGs such as Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger, while also managing to put its own unique spin on things. The game’s protagonist, Crisbell, is a young orphan who acquires a magical time crystal which shows her a vision of the future where...

    • Reviews
    • Modus Games
    • PS5
    • Cris Tales
    • Mini Reviews
  • News Brazilian Superstar Neymar to Bring Trademark Tekkers to Pro Evolution Soccer

    PSG player is new brand ambassador

    In a move that’s clearly been made ahead of PES 2022’s official announcement this week, Konami has announced that it’s signed up Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar to “become an ambassador for all Konami football games, including eFootball PES 2021: Season Update”. The deal will see the Brazilian...

    • Konami
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PES
  • News Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster Could Come to Consoles If There's Demand, Says Square Enix

    Demand, you say?

    Hmmm, we're going to have to file this one under "Square Enix is taking the piss again". In a new Q&A regarding the recently announced Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster, the Japanese publisher has hinted that the collection could end up on other platforms if there's enough demand and support. Right now, the remastered games are only...

    • Square Enix
    • Final Fantasy
  • News FIFA 22 Showcases First Snippets of PS5's New HyperMotion Gameplay

    Plenty of potential, for sure

    EA’s ongoing Spotlight series – a kind of precursor to the upcoming EA Play Live press conference later this week – has showcased the first snippets of raw FIFA 22 gameplay, utilising the new HyperMotion technology the publisher has been boasting about. There are a lot of buzzwords at play here – includin

    • EA Sports
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • FIFA
  • News Lost Judgment Continues to Look Like a Super Sequel in New Gameplay Overview Trailer

    Sweet home Yokohama

    Given our love for Judgment, it admittedly hasn't taken much for sequel Lost Judgment to win us over, but if you still need convincing that this game could be something special, then take a look at its new gameplay trailer. Lost Judgment is bringing a lot of additional gameplay mechanics to the table, including some light...

    • SEGA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Judgment
    • Trailers
  • News NBA 2K22 Drills Down New PS5, PS4 Features

    The City! Seasons! MyTeam Drafts! Hip-hop businesses?

    It’s all on the line in the NBA today, as the Bucks play for a ring and the Suns try to take this series to a decider. Arguably even more exciting is the first Courtside Report on NBA 2K22, which teases the first batch of features. As was the case last year, both the PlayStation 5 and PS4...

    • 2K Sports
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • NBA 2K
  • News DIRT 5's DualSense Haptic Feedback Update Is Out Now on PS5, and It's a Marked Improvement

    Taken it for a spin

    In case you missed it, DIRT 5 has just received a beefy update today, bringing with it some free content for Playgrounds mode, new Trophies to earn, and new courses. For those with some cash to burn, there's also a premium DLC named the Super Size Pack, which adds a whole bunch of new career events and vehicles. However, the...

    • Codemasters
    • PS5
    • DIRT
    • Updates
  • News GTA Online's Los Santos Tuners Update Out on PS4 Now

    Carma

    GTA Online’s petrolhead patch Los Santos Tuners has released as promised on the PlayStation 4 today, weighing in at 3.6GB. You don’t need to buy or manually download anything: just ensure your game is updated to the latest version – it should happen automatically if your console is setup correctly. Alternatively, you can push the Options...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA Online
    • GTA
  • Mini Review Akiba's Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed (PS4) - Remastered JRPG Is Fun But Flawed

    Strip Tease

    How time flies! The Akiba’s Trip series has been going for 10 years and to celebrate Acquire has remastered the first game in the series, which was previously only released on PSP in Japan. The game takes place in Akihabara, an area in Tokyo that is famous for its maid cafés and abundance of stores filled with manga, anime, and...

    • Reviews
    • XSEED Games
    • PS4
    • Akibas Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed
    • Mini Reviews
  • News Madden NFL 22 Outlines Post-Release Scouting System Overhaul

    Adding depth to drafting

    For the first time in years, EA Sports is investing in Franchise mode in Madden NFL 22, and it’s making some massive improvements to the mode. One oft-requested update, Scouting, will be added post-release in a September live service update – and it sounds like a big improvement. If you’re the kind of person who enjoys...

    • EA Sports
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Madden NFL
  • News Ray Tracing Removed from F1 2021 While Codemasters Tinkers with Technical Troubles

    Pit stop

    The latest patch for F1 2021 has removed ray tracing from the PlayStation 5 version of the game. Codemasters' latest Formula One racer is a great title that generally looks the part, but it sounds as though ray tracing has been causing more harm than good on Sony's console. Writing on its website, Codies states it's "aware of some...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • F1 2021
  • News Samurai Warriors 5 Demo Out Now on PS5, PS4

    Progress carries to full game

    Ahead of its release on the 27th July, Samurai Warriors 5 now has a free playable demo available on the PlayStation Store. It's a pretty decent demo, too, letting you play through two different story more stages as five different warriors. If you're interested in the upcoming hack and slasher, then this demo should give...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Samurai Warriors
  • Hands On Arcadegeddon Shows Serious Potential in Early Access on PS5

    'geddon a bad rap

    Arcadegeddon was announced during Sony's last State of Play broadcast, but we get the feeling that a lot of people already forgot it exists. This third person shooter is a brand new IP developed and published by Illfonic, and it's available right now on PlayStation 5 in early access. It would be all too easy to write it off; a game...

    • Illfonic
    • PS5
    • Arcadegeddon
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • News PSVR Shooter Fracked Now Has a Free Playable Demo on PS Store

    Ski trip

    PlayStation VR is slowly and steadily receiving new games, and one of the more promising titles coming soon is Fracked. Exclusive to Sony's headset, the game takes place in the Alaskan mountains, where a fracking facility is centre stage in an invasion from interdimensional creatures. It's always looked good in gameplay videos (the above...

    • nDreams
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Fracked
    • Free