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  • News Unofficial PS5 Faceplate Seller Has to Rebrand After Sony Complaint

    Now named CustomizeMyPlates

    Last week, a brand new website caused quite a stir amongst the PlayStation 5 community as it promised to sell you unofficial, custom faceplates for the next-gen console just after it hits store shelves. Named PlateStation 5, you would be able to customise your PS5 with different coloured plates, including red, black,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Hardware
  • News Sony Adds a Bunch of New Avatars to PSN for Free, Including Spider-Man, Horizon, Demon's Souls

    A nice new batch

    As promised, Sony has added a load of new character-centric avatars to the PlayStation Network, and they're all free. Just head over to account management on your console and you should find all of the new pictures under the avatar section. Avatars based on Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Horizon Forbidden West, Sackboy: A Big...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PSN
  • News The Elder Scrolls 6 Being Xbox Exclusive Is 'Hard to Imagine', Says Todd Howard

    Still no straight answers

    Will we ever receive actual clarification on whether or not Bethesda titles beyond Deathloop and Ghostwire: Tokyo will come to PlayStation 5? Probably not for a couple of years at least if the continually vague statements coming out of the publisher are anything to go by. In a new interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Todd...

    • Microsoft
    • Bethesda
    • PS5
  • News NBA 2K21 Adds Female MyPLAYER on PS5

    Play a full career with your own WNBA superstar

    It’s been rumoured for what feels like an eternity, but NBA 2K21 will finally add a female MyPLAYER mode. As part of a new mode named The W, you’ll be able to create your own WNBA superstar, and take them through a full pro career featuring all 12 real-world teams. You’ll also be able to go...

    • 2K Sports
    • PS5
    • NBA 2K21
    • Trailers
  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Features a Mirror Mode Called Fractured World

    Flips the entire game around

    Demon's Souls on PlayStation 5 is sounding like an incredible launch title. Not only does it make a classic game more accessible to a brand new audience, it's bringing new content to ensure fans of the PS3 original have something to explore as well. Chief among this new content is Fractured World, a game mode that allows...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Demons Souls
  • News PS5 Launch Games Have 'No Comparison' to PS4, PS3 Line-Up, Says Sony

    More, better games

    Sony deserves some serious praise for the line-up of PlayStation 5 launch games it has managed to put together in the midst of a global pandemic, and it's a factor that Jim Ryan believes separates the console's release from what has come before it. In a new interview with GamesIndustry.biz, the PlayStation boss touched on how Sony...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Principal Photography Wraps on Uncharted Movie

    Sic Parvis Magna

    Principal photography has wrapped on the Uncharted movie, meaning that filming is complete and the project will now go into post-production. Obviously, given the bombastic nature of the series, we can expect a lot of special effects, so the team will be busy right through until the film’s scheduled release date on 16th July, 2021...

    • Sony
    • Uncharted
    • Movies
  • Hands On The New PS App Is a Humongous Upgrade

    There's an app for that

    Hands up if you use the PlayStation App? It was pretty rubbish, right? We had it installed on our iPhone, but we barely used it because it was slow and functionally quite poor. All of the messaging features were contained in a separate app, and the PS Store effectively booted a Safari page. Yeah, you could see what your...

    • Sony
    • PS App
    • Mobile
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Has 'a Lot of New Content'

    Bluepoint teases new stuff

    The Demon's Souls remake on PS5 may not have the long rumoured sixth Archstone, but according to developer Bluepoint Games, it'll still feature new bits and pieces. Speaking to Polygon, creative director Gavin Moore says: "There’s a lot of new content that we’ve added to the game and for fans t

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Demons Souls
  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Doesn't Have Sixth Archstone, No Difficulty Modes

    True to the original

    In the original Demon's Souls game, the Nexus featured a broken sixth Archstone that hardcore fans believe contained a new world cut from the original PlayStation 3 release. Lore and speculation grew around it, and with the PlayStation 5 remake, many hoped the area would be restored on the next generation. However, that won't be...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Demons Souls
  • News Demon's Souls Latest Trailer Shows Off Nearly Six Minutes of PS5 Gameplay

    Now we're talking

    Update: Well, the rumour proved to be true. Sony has just published a brand new gameplay trailer for Demon's Souls, giving us about six minutes of footage to gawp at. As expected, it looks absolutely gorgeous. The trailer shows us the location Stonefang, and gives us a good look at one of the updated bosses. Original Story: We've...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Demons Souls
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Delay Is Due to Current-Gen Consoles After All

    As speculated

    Since its most recent delay was announced, there's been a lot of speculation over how well Cyberpunk 2077 runs on current-gen consoles. We're yet to see the open world title running on either PS4 or Xbox One, and there have long been rumours that CD Projekt Red has struggled in getting those versions up to speed. Indeed, just earlier...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News Track Down Your PS4 Collection Today in Mom Hid My Game!

    Costs just £3.99/$4.99

    Word of warning physical purchasers: if you're mother comes to visit, hide your PlayStation 4 games! The good folks over at Hap Inc have managed to gamify this struggle with Mom Hid My Game!, out right now on the PlayStation Store for just £3.99/$4.99. PlayStation Plus subscribers can even get a 20% discount on top of that!...

    • Hap Inc
    • PS4
    • Mom Hid My Game!
    • Release Dates
  • News PS Plus Collection's Final Fantasy XV Upgraded to Royal Edition

    Now includes DLC

    Not only did yesterday's PlayStation Plus Collection update add two more PlayStation 4 games into the mix (Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Zombies Chronicles Edition), but it also upgraded a pre-existing one. Final Fantasy XV

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS Plus
  • News The Japanese PS5 Launch Ad Actually Features Games

    What are those?

    The PlayStation 5 launch advert was designed to be "epic and iconic", but in doing so, it doesn’t actually feature any next-gen games. That’s a criticism you could leverage at the commercial, so why not pretend it’s Japanese counterpart is the one being beamed out to homes across the globe instead? It includes PS5 games! Check...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Marketing
  • News Final Fantasy 16 Teaser Site Revealed, New Character Details

    Protagonist named Clive Rosfield

    Just as it promised to, Square Enix has today unveiled the Final Fantasy XVI teaser website. The web page introduces the world and characters of the PlayStation 5 title, and you can check it out through here. The PlayStation Blog also has a list of all the new details shared today so let's run you through them. The...

    • Square Enix
    • PS5
    • Final Fantasy
  • News Ooh, Look! It's the Obligatory PS5 Pallet Picture

    Greatness awaits

    Nothing screams next-gen console quite like the Pallet Picture™. It’s a bit like E3, in the pre-pandemic days, before it went a bit rubbish, and those poor professional graffiti artists would start painting that famous Los Angeles hotel – you know the one. Once you saw that, you knew sh*t was about to go down. And nothing...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • Guide All PS5 Launch Games

    Every PlayStation 5 game available day one

    Looking for a list of all PS5 launch games? You probably want to know which PlayStation 5 games you'll be able to buy alongside the system. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to list all PS5 launch games. You can also find out more about the PS5 release date, PS5 pric

    • Guides
    • PS5
  • News Astro's Playroom Runs at a Flawless 60 Frames-Per-Second in 4K

    A new generation

    The first hands on analysis from tech specialists Digital Foundry for the PlayStation 5 has been uploaded, and it of course centres around Astro’s Playroom. The main takeaway: the game’s running at a flawless 60 frames-per-second in full native 4K – a razor-sharp start to a new generation. We’ve also noticed that the title...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Astros Playroom

YesterdayWed, 28th Oct 2020

  • 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 PS Plus Collection Games on PS5

    Every PlayStation Plus Collection game

    What games are in the PS Plus Collection on PS5? Sony has announced PlayStation Plus Collection, a new benefit for PS Plus members with a PS5. It means that PS5 owners will be able to download and play a selection of PS4 titles at no extra cost. But which games are in PS Plus Collection? As part of our

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
  • News PS Plus November 2020 PS4 Games Announced, PS5 Game Bugsnax Included

    What a great month

    November 2020's PlayStation Plus games have been officially announced, and we must say, what a month this is. As always, subscribers can look forward to two PS4 titles. November's duo consists of Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Hollow Knight — two highly rated but very different games. Both of them will be available to download...

    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS4
    • November 2020
  • News There's Growing Concern Over the PS4 Version of Cyberpunk 2077 Following Delay

    We still haven't seen it

    Cyberpunk 2077's latest delay has sent shockwaves throughout its community. After the game went gold earlier in the month, fans were reassured multiple times that Cyberpunk 2077 would hit its promised 19th November release date, but this most recent delay has been an especially nasty surprise for some — especially for...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News Days Gone Gets Huge 25GB Update Ahead of PS5

    Get the patch notes here

    The PlayStation 4 titles included in the PS Plus Collection will all take advantage of the PlayStation 5 Game Boost feature with improved framerates and load times, and Days Gone appears to be preparing itself for that right now. The Sony Bend-developed title has just received a gigantic 25GB patch on PS4 that is being...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • Updates
  • News Ubisoft Had to Rewrite PS5 Descriptions Due to Concern Trolls on Twitter

    Facepalm

    One of the nastier sides to the upcoming next-gen console launches has been the spike of concern trolling that’s occurred on Twitter and other social media accounts. There’s been far too much of this happening to recap, but perhaps the most obvious example was the recurring sentiment that the PlayStation 5 would only support backwards...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Developer Denounces Death Threats After Delay

    "We are people, just like you"

    Another day in the video game industry, another developer that’s urged its community not to send death threats after disappointing news. We’ve already seen this recently with the changes to Peter Parker in Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, and now Cyberpunk 2077’s latest delay has prompted a similar statement...

    • CD Projekt RED
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News PS Plus Collection Now Has 20 Games for PS5 Launch, All Will Benefit from PS5 Game Boost

    Sweeten the deal

    The PlayStation Plus Collection will be available to all PlayStation Plus subscribers when the PS5 launches next month, at no additional cost. Previously, Sony had revealed 18 PS4 titles that would make up the collection — but it's actually managed to add two additional games since then. The PlayStation Plus Collection will now...

    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Review Middle-earth: Shadow of War - Another Great Showcase for the Nemesis System

    Shelobs me, Shelobs me not

    Republished on Wednesday 28th October 2020: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of November's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. Middle-earth: Shadow of War takes the best parts of its predecessor and gives them room to breathe. It's a sequel that opts to expand...

    • Reviews
    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Middle-earth: Shadow of War
  • Guide New PS4 Games This Week (26th October to 1st November)

    Watch Dogs! Ghostrunner! Little Hope!

    What new PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? Right, now things get crazy. The biggest new release this week is undoubtedly Watch Dogs: Legion, but Ghostrunner and The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope are also major new games. For a full list of...

    • PlayStation Store Update
    • PS4
    • Release Dates
  • News Trails of Cold Steel IV Digital Pre-Orders Are Finally Fixed

    Buyers can finally download

    Update 3: Cold Steel fans rejoice, for Trails of Cold Steel IV digital pre-orders are finally fixed. It's taken NISA and Sony several days to solve the issue, which was preventing people from actually downloading the game even though they had pre-ordered it from the PlayStation Store. If you were impacted by this issue,...

    • NIS America
    • PS4
    • Trails of Cold Steel
  • Guide How to Get a Free PS5 PlayStation Camera Adaptor for PSVR

    Where to order a PS5 PlayStation Camera adaptor

    How do you get a free PS5 PlayStation Camera adaptor for PSVR? If you want to use PlayStation VR on PlayStation 5 and you want to use the older camera designed for PlayStation 4, you won't be able to do so straight out of the box. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to reveal how to get a free PS5...

    • Guides
    • PS5
    • PSVR
  • Review Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition - A Splendid Knight's Crusade

    Breaking souls at its finest

    Republished on Wednesday 28th October 2020: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of November's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. Take a deep breath before you take on this deceivingly simple game because Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition everything but an empty...

    • Reviews
    • Team Cherry
    • PS4
    • Hollow Knight
  • News Sony Admits Not Everyone Will Be Able to Get PS5 At Launch

    PS5 pre-orders took 12 hours to match 12 weeks of PS4

    If you were still hoping to secure a PlayStation 5 ahead of the console’s launch on 12th November, you may want to lower your expectations: Sony’s admitted that not everyone in the market for the next-gen machine will be able to get their mitts on one from the off. “The demand as expressed...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Jim Ryan
  • Hands On The Watch Dogs Legion Gimmick Can't Hide Tired Gameplay

    Three hackers on the shirt

    After an entire generation of Ubisoft open-world titles, Watch Dogs Legion looks and feels bland. That descriptor is the word we kept coming back to following 10 hours with the PlayStation 4 experience launching on 29th October 2020, and we could never truly shake it off. There are high points here and there where you...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Watch Dogs
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • News New PS Store Sale Has Some of the Last PS4 Deals Before PS5 Arrives

    FIFA! Tales of! Borderlands!

    Sony decided to another week off from discounting the latest and greatest games on PlayStation 4, so this new sale is the first one we've seen for 14 days. What also makes this fairly significant is that it's the final batch of price drops to conclude just before the PlayStation 5 launches, sounding off at midnight on...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • US
  • News Sony Will Grow First-Party Organically, Could Bolster Portfolio with Acquisitions

    Jim Ryan pocketing his cheque book for now

    Microsoft’s spending spree in recent years has somewhat changed the status quo in the first-party forum wars. Sony is still very much home to an elite roster of teams with an unmatched production pipeline, but in terms of scale, Xbox’s acquisition of Bethesda means that PlayStation Studios is now...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Jim Ryan
  • Round Up Watch Dogs Legion Reviews Show Mixed Reception to Ubisoft's Latest

    London's burning

    The first batch of reviews for Watch Dogs Legion are coming online right now, and they make for interesting reading. The open world hack-'em-up seems to have divided opinion to an extent, with some singing the praises of the everyone-is-a-playable-character formula, while others are far more critical. We've gathered a handful of...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Watch Dogs
    • Round Up
    • Features
  • News PS Plus Subscriber Milestone Closes on 50 Million

    Active members increase again

    At some point PlayStation Plus will peak, but the subscription service is still on an upwards trajectory. Sony hit a new active member milestone in its latest financial report, confirming it now has 45.9 million paying users. That’s up from 45.0 million earlier in 2020, and 36.9 million the same time last year,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
  • News Sony to Add More Free PSN Avatars Based on PS5 Games Tomorrow

    Horizon, Sackboy, Ratchet & Clank

    Here's a nice little treat: if you really want to get in the mood for some PlayStation 5 gaming ahead of next month, you'll be able to theme your PSN profile around an upcoming title from tomorrow. Sony will be dropping another batch of free avatars for you to customise your profile picture with and they're all...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Avatars
  • News PlayStation Phone App Redesigned for PS5 with New Features

    Voice chat, PS Store integration, and more

    Later today, the PlayStation application for smartphones on iOS and Android will receive a major overhaul that brings it up to speed with the feature set of the PlayStation 5. Introducing new features such as voice chat, native PlayStation Store integration, and a smoother all-round experience, this is all...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News No Man's Sky Getting Huge Update for PS5, Free Upgrade for PS4 Players

    Sky's the limit

    No Man's Sky's transformative evolution continues, as it's now been confirmed for PlayStation 5. An enormous Next Generation update has been announced for the space exploration game, meaning you'll be able to play an enhanced version of the game on day one on your brand new PS5 — and yes, there's no charge. There are numerous...

    • Hello Games
    • PS5
    • No Mans Sky
    • Updates
  • News Ubisoft Wraps Development on Immortals Fenyx Rising a Month Before Launch

    Greece lightning

    Immortals Fenyx Rising is one of the first major PlayStation 5 games post-launch, and Ubisoft has announced that the title has gone gold. This means that development has concluded, and the code is ready to be pressed onto Blu-ray discs. The open world Greek odyssey is scheduled to release on both the PS5 and PS4 from 3rd December,...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Immortals Fenyx Rising
  • News PS4 Sales Pass 113 Million Units, Sony Enjoys Another Strong Quarter

    Raking it in

    Sony’s financials continue to make for healthy reading as the coronavirus pandemic has boosted the PlayStation business to stratospheric levels. The manufacturer’s current flagship system, the PlayStation 4, shipped 1.5 million units in the three month period ending 30th September, meaning its life-to-date sales currently sit at...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Financials
  • News PS5 Launch Advert Takes Us to Space

    Narrated by Travis Scott

    Sony has revealed the official advert that will accompany the PlayStation 5 as it launches across the world in just a couple of weeks time. Narrated by the Japanese giant's new strategic creative partner Travis Scott, the minute-long ad is full of inspirational clips before taking the viewer to space. It then signs off with...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Marketing
  • Talking Point Happy 20th Birthday, PlayStation 2

    A toast to the most popular console ever

    There's no other way to describe it: PlayStation 2 was an absolute beast. Sony followed up the popular (and industry-changing) PlayStation with a more capable console in the year 2000, and little did we know it would go on to become the best-selling gaming machine ever. It's a record the PS2 holds to this...

    • Sony
    • PS2
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News Tomb Raider Movie Sequel Entombed for the Time Being

    Delayed indefinitely

    Coronavirus has crushed any hopes of the Tomb Raider movie sequel screening on its intended 19th March release date, and MGM has announced that the film has been pushed back indefinitely as a result. Alicia Vikander was scheduled to reprise her role as the iconic Lara Croft, after the 2018 film reboot had moderate success. The...

    • Tomb Raider
    • Movies
  • News Sony Targeting Over 7.6 Million PS5 Sales by End of March

    More than the PS4

    Sony is aiming to sell over 7.6 million PlayStation 5 consoles by the end of March next year, as the company has raised its overall profit outlook by 13 per cent to ¥700 billion (~$6.7 billion). The organisation tends to be cautious with its hardware forecasts, so don’t be surprised if it eclipses that number. Nevertheless,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Hardware
    • Sales
  • News Viking Action RPG Tribes of Midgard Raids PS5 in 2021

    There be giants

    Tribes of Midgard will journey to PS5 in 2021, developer Norsfell has confirmed. This is an action role-playing game with an emphasis on exploration, crafting, building, and, if you want it, co-op. You're tasked with surviving the apocalypse, so you'll have to use your time and resources wisely as you navigate this procedurally...

    • Gearbox
    • PS5
    • Tribes of Midgard
    • Trailers
  • News Bugsnax Trailer Sets the Scene Ahead of PS5, PS4 Launch

    You are what you eat

    Everyone's talkin 'bout Bugsnax — and there's a good reason why. Sony has just announced the PlayStation Plus lineup for November, and that includes the very first PS5 game to join the service. Yes, Bugsnax, the loveably obscure game about animals that are also food, will be part of PS Plus on PS5. This news has been followed...

    • Young Horses
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Bugsnax
    • Trailers
  • News Buying The Pathless on PS5 or PS4 Unlocks Other Version for Free

    Various editions detailed

    There's actually quite a large number of games releasing day and date with PlayStation 5, so it's easy to forget some of them. One game we'd suggest you keep an eye on, though, is The Pathless, the new game from ABZU creators Giant Squid. This open world action adventure has you playing as an archer that can zip across the...

    • Annapurna Interactive
    • PS5
    • The Pathless
  • News Pokémon-Like Temtem Gets Exclusive Early Access on PS5 This December

    Temtempting

    Temtem, the Pokémon-inspired RPG that blew up on PC earlier this year, is getting its console exclusive debut on PS5 this December. The game will launch in early access on Sony's next-gen system from the 8th December, but it sounds like a lot of the experience will be fully playable from the start. Indeed, the 30-hour main campaign is...

    • Crema Games
    • PS5
    • Temtem
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Haven Glides onto PS5 in December, Details Co-Op, Combat

    2021 release on PS4

    Haven, the romantically inclined RPG from Furi developer The Game Bakers, has a PS5 release date. It'll launch on Sony's next-gen console before the year is out, on the 3rd December. Interestingly, its PS4 release date is still being decided — all we have to go on is early 2021. To coincide with the launch date announcement,...

    • The Game Bakers
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Haven
    • Release Dates
  • News No Man's Sky PSVR Can Be Played on PS5 via Backwards Compatibility

    Strap those helmets on

    No Man's Sky is back in the news cycle today, as it's been confirmed the game is coming to PlayStation 5. If you own the PS4 version, you'll be able to carry on with the next-gen version via a free update that introduces all manner of enhancements. Hidden among all this is some good news for virtual reality explorers, though:...

    • Hello Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • No Mans Sky
  • News Godzilla Is Coming to Fall Guys with Official Costume

    Can you crown the King of the Monsters?

    No, this isn't some sort of Halloween prank: an official Godzilla outfit is coming to Fall Guys. The daft, colourful, multiplayer party game will be invaded by the iconic kaiju just in time for Godzilla Day, on 3rd November. It'll be available in the in-game store for a limited time, where it'll cost 10...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Fall Guys
    • Godzilla
  • Guide Watch Dogs Legion: All Drinks Locations

    Bottom's Up Trophy guide

    Where are all Drinks locations in Watch Dogs Legion? How do you unlock the Bottom's Up Trophy in Watch Dogs Legion? As you explore Ubisoft's latest open world, you'll come across pubs where your chosen Operative can have a quick pint before getting back to taking over London. In this Watch Dogs Legion guide, we're going to...

    • Guides
    • Watch Dogs Legion
    • PS4
  • Guide Watch Dogs Legion: All Darts Locations

    Bullseye Trophy guide

    Where are all Darts locations in Watch Dogs Legion? How do you unlock the Bullseye Trophy in Watch Dogs Legion? As you explore Ubisoft's latest open world, you'll encounter pubs where your chosen character can forget about taking back London for a moment and relax with a round of Darts. In this Watch Dogs Legion guide, we're...

    • Guides
    • Watch Dogs Legion
    • PS4

Tuesday27th Oct 2020

  • News Will PS5 Support 1440p Screens? Fans Are Eager for Answers

    Still unclear

    A post on monitor manufacturer BenQ’s website over the weekend fuelled hopes that the PlayStation 5 would be compatible with 1440p screens, but the page has since been edited leaving fans eager for answers. Sony has confirmed that the next-gen console will, of course, work on 1080p and 4K displays, but it’s been conspicuously quiet...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Ubisoft Outlines Benefits of Playing Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed, More on PS5

    Higher resolution! Better framerate! 3D audio!

    All of Ubisoft’s upcoming games will be available on the PlayStation 5 and the PlayStation 4, with the French publisher offering free PS4 to PS5 upgrades. However, there will be benefits for those playing the titles on Sony’s next-gen console, and in a repetitive but largely interesting blog post,...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
  • News PS5 Unboxings Reveal the Hardware in the Flesh

    Media goes hands on

    As the first PlayStation 5 console embargo lifts, media outlets and YouTubers primarily in the US are able to unbox the next-gen system itself and reveal what it looks like in real life. The same goes for the PS5 DualSense controller and even the cables you'll use to hook the console up to your TV. We can confirm that Push Square...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed into December

    It happened again!

    After the game went gold earlier this month, we thought Cyberpunk 2077 was all set for its 19th November release date... But nope, it's been hit with yet another delay. Fortunately, for those who are dying to get their hands on the open world adventure, the delay is not significant. Cyberpunk 2077 will now release on the 10th...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
    • Delays
  • Site News We Have a PS5

    Next-gen starts when we say so

    We’re happy to confirm that this morning we received a PlayStation 5 from Sony, meaning that you can expect tons of coverage over the coming weeks. It’s been a year unlike any other really, meaning that this morning was our first opportunity to touch the next-gen console and its controller. We’ve obviously got...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Site News
    • Features
  • News NBA 2K21 Shows First PS5 Gameplay, Teases More Information

    A true next-gen upgrade

    Here’s your first look at NBA 2K21 gameplay running on the PlayStation 5 ahead of the console’s launch next month. In this footage we get a glimpse at a new camera angle inspired by the 2020 NBA Bubble, which brings you closer to the court than ever before. It takes a couple of seconds to load the game, meaning there’s...

    • 2K Sports
    • PS5
    • NBA 2K
  • News WRC 9 PS5 Trailer Shows Next-Gen Rally Gameplay

    Looking rally good

    WRC 9 is already doing laps on PlayStation 4, but it's worth remembering it's also coming to PS5 on day one. The solid rally racing title is making the jump to next-gen, and you can see what this version looks like in the trailer embedded above. It's not the best PS5 showcase, but it certainly looks like a step up from the PS4...

    • Nacon
    • PS5
    • WRC
    • Videos
  • News Looks Like a Dragon Quest XI S Demo Is Incoming on PS4

    Data added to PlayStation Store

    Square Enix will soon release a demo for Dragon Quest XI S on PS4, if new PlayStation Store product data is anything to go by (as spotted by Gematsu on Twitter). The enhanced role-playing title — which is set to launch on Sony's system in December — features a fully orchestrated soundtrack alongside an optional 2D...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Dragon Quest
  • News PS5 Redesigns Trophy Sharing with Video Playback

    More than a screenshot

    Here's a neat little detail that shouldn't be lost amongst today's PlayStation 5 console embargo lift: the next-gen system has redesigned how you share a Trophy unlock with social media. Instead of just a simple screenshot at the moment the Trophy pops, the PS5 now saves a video clip a few seconds long detailing the lead-up...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Trophies
  • News FIFA 21 Kicks Off on PS5 in December, Free Upgrade Detailed

    Back of the net

    FIFA 21 will launch on PS5 this December, EA has confirmed. Releasing just a few weeks after Sony's console, the next-gen title will feature a bunch of improvements, both technical and graphical. "New innovations unlocked by the power of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, like blazing fast load times, deferred lighting and rendering,...

    • EA Sports
    • PS5
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  • Rumour Sony Bans In-Store PS5 Sales in Norway Due to Coronavirus Concerns

    Stay at home

    Sony won't allow PS5 to be sold at Norwegian retailers, says a report from Norwegian website Gamer.no. According to sources, potential buyers won't be able to simply pick up a next-gen console from their local outlets when it launches next month, as per orders from Sony. Supposedly, the Japanese giant doesn't want to put customers at...

    • Sony
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    • Rumours
  • News Astro's Playroom Is Absolutely Stuffed with PlayStation Easter Eggs

    A real treat for fans

    If you're a PlayStation fan, you'll absolutely want to take a look at Astro's Playroom on PS5. Not only are early impressions very positive, but it seems the game is being packed with love for the brand and its first-party games. In this gameplay video from IGN, it's easy to spot loads of references to other PlayStation...

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  • News Devil May Cry 5's Vergil DLC Dated for December on PS4

    Price also revealed

    Alongside the announcement of Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition, Capcom revealed that Vergil will be joining the fray. The souped-up PlayStation 5 version will include the extra character, as well as a raft of performance options, when it launches alongside the console in November. Dante's brother is also coming to the PS4 version...

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  • News Sackboy: A Big Adventure Has Crossplay Co-Op Between PS5 and PS4

    No sack left behind

    Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a key game in Sony's PlayStation 5 launch lineup, but it's also due for release on PS4. The LittleBigPlanet spin-off doubles down on being a tight-knit 3D platformer, and it supports up to four players in local or online co-op. It all sounds pretty good to us, and what little we've seen has been very...

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    • PS4
    • Sackboy
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  • News Assassin's Creed Is Getting a Netflix Live-Action Series

    Eagle (tele)vision

    Put up your hoods and dive into a bale of hay: Assassin's Creed is getting a Netflix series. Ubisoft has partnered with the on-demand streaming service to produce an original, live-action series based on the franchise. There aren't any details about the content of the show, but we do know that Ubisoft's Jason Altman and Danielle...

    • Ubisoft
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    • Assassins Creed
  • News Astro's Playroom Previews Suggest a Great Showcase of PS5's Key Features

    The future is now

    A PlayStation 5 embargo has lifted, and the Western press is finally able to share some thoughts on Astro's Playroom. Pre-installed on every PS5, the game is likely to be one of your first experiences with the new console. So, how is it? According to these early previews, it's sounding like an excellent showpiece. The above video...

    • Sony
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    • Astros Playroom
  • News Madden NFL 21 Cuts to PS5 from 4th December, Free PS4 Upgrade

    Rushing in fashionably late

    Madden NFL 21 won’t be rushing to the PlayStation 5 in time for launch, but it will still reach the Endzone before Christmas, as EA Sports has attached a 4th December release date to its next-gen football game. While the playoff brackets should be starting to take shape by then, you’ll be able to enjoy all of the...

    • EA Sports
    • PS5
    • Madden NFL
    • Release Dates
  • News There's Already a Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Launch Trailer

    More than two weeks early

    Roughly two and a half weeks before its release, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War already has a launch trailer. That's slightly unusual given the fact that these marketing drops usually work in tandem with the actual release of a game, but here we are. The minute-long slice of footage focuses entirely on the campaign for...

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  • News Baby Yoda Invades Star Wars: Squadrons as TV Series Returns

    The Mandalorian is back

    The Mandalorian returns to streaming service Disney+ in just a couple of days and PlayStation 4 game Star Wars: Squadrons has decided to celebrate the start of the second season with some themed items. This will include new cockpit flairs, dashboard holograms, hanging decorations, and so much more. The obvious star of the...

    • EA Games
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    • Star Wars
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  • News Point and Click, Platformer Hybrid Lair of the Clockwork God Comes to PS4 on 6th November

    Point and jump

    Lair of the Clockwork God was announced to be coming to PlayStation 4 a little while back, but at the time, it didn't have a firm date. The game, which blends together point n' click adventuring with 2D platforming, released to critical acclaim earlier in the year, so it's certainly one to keep an eye on. Fortunately, we now have a...

    • Size Five Games
    • PS4
    • Lair of the Clockwork God
    • Release Dates

Monday26th Oct 2020

  • Guide Best PS4 Horror Games

    The scariest PlayStation 4 games

    What are the best PS4 horror games? The good news (or the terrifying news for the scaredy-cats among you) is that the PlayStation 4 is home to a 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...

    • Guides
    • PS4
    • Horror
    • Features
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Suits and How to Unlock Them

    Suit up

    In this part of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to look at all the webslingers suits and how to unlock them. Considering the sheer variety of Spider-Man's opponents, it's pretty tough to believe that just the one suit fits all occasions. Spidey has to go in all fists whacking, as silent as a spider, and go gadget crazy...

    • Guides
    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Talking Point What Free November 2020 PS Plus Games Are You Hoping For?

    When will November 2020's PlayStation Plus games be announced?

    What’s the November 2020 PlayStation Plus lineup? When will the free November 2020 PS Plus games be announced? October 2020's PS Plus lineup brought two relatively big names to the subscription service, between Need for Speed: Payback and Vampyr. However, all eyes will be on the...

    • Talking Point
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    • PS3
    • Vita
    • What Are You Playing
  • News PS5, PS4 Architect Mark Cerny Is a Better Gamer Than You

    Cerny not

    PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 lead system architect Mark Cerny broke his Twitter hiatus overnight to confirm that he’s unlocked the Platinum Trophy in rock-hard run-‘n’-gun indie Cuphead. It was the Marble Madness creator’s first post on the social media platform since last year, when he unlocked the Platinum in Invisible Inc –...

    • Sony
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    • PS4
    • Mark Cerny
  • News PS5 Upgrades God of War with Up to 60FPS Support

    Favor Performance mode

    Phwoar, this is the sort of stuff we love to see from Sony's first-party developers. If you're planning on replaying God of War or even experiencing it for the first time (you're a lucky one) on PlayStation 5, then you'll be treated with support of up to 60 frames-per-second. Santa Monica Studio confirmed the news in a tweet,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Backwards Compatibility
  • News Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Gets Exclusive Zombies Mode on PS5, PS4

    Through until November 2021

    Sony's partnership with the world's biggest first-person shooter franchise will continue with Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War as the latest iteration grants PlayStation players exclusive access to a new Zombies mode. Fittingly titled Zombies Onslaught, it will be available at launch on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation...

    • Activision
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Has an Achievable PS5, PS4 Platinum Trophy

    Separate lists for PS4 and PS5 versions

    Sony’s generally made its Trophies much easier to unlock in recent years, and Marvel’s Spider-Man underlined that approach with a very attainable Platinum gong. It looks like Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales will be following in its predecessor’s agile footsteps, with a relatively straight-forward...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • Trophies
  • News Sony's Malaysian Studio Working on One of PlayStation's Most 'Well-Known and Well-Loved' Franchises

    Uncharted territory

    Sony is recruiting talent to its recently established Malaysian first-party studio, and it’s looking for a Cinematic and In-Game Animator to help with its work on one of PlayStation’s most “well-known and well-loved franchises”. This is a support studio setup to help out the company’s various teams around the world,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered Easter Eggs: All Secrets and References

    Every secret in Marvel's Spider-Man

    In this part of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to look at all the secrets and references in Insomniac's open world PS4 exclusive. Spider-Man's legacy reaches all the way back to 1962 with his first appearance in a Marvel comic, so the potential for Easter eggs and references in Insomniac's...

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    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Harlem Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Harlem Secret Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in Harlem for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in every single other district,...

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    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • PS5
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  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Central Park Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Central Park Secret Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in Central Park for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in every single other...

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  • News Persona 5 Scramble Localisation in Doubt After Title Is Missing from Koei Tecmo Report

    But we wouldn't worry

    Persona fans have started feeling a little uneasy about the yet-to-be-confirmed localisation of Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers. The action title, which released in Japan near the beginning of this year, featured in a Koei Tecmo financial report back in July, essentially pointing to a Western release at some point in...

    • SEGA
    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Persona
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Chinatown Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Chinatown Secret Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in Chinatown for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in every single other...

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    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Financial District Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Financial District Secret Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in the Financial District for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in...

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    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Hell's Kitchen Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Hell's Kitchen Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in Hell's Kitchen for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in every single other...

    • Guides
    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Midtown Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Midtown Secret Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in Midtown for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in every single other district,...

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    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Upper West Side Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Upper West Side Secret Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in Upper West Side for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in every single...

    • Guides
    • Marvels Spider-Man
    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Review The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV - A Stretched But Still Epic End to a Superb JRPG Saga

    A Class VII act

    Have you played through Trails of Cold Steel III? If not, take our advice and don't even think about trying Trails of Cold Steel IV. Apparently, the two games were originally meant to be just one big instalment in Falcom's long running The Legend of Heroes franchise — but the sheer scope of the saga forced them apart. Put simply,...

    • NIS America
    • PS4
    • Trails of Cold Steel IV
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Greenwich Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Greenwich Secret Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in Greenwich for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in every single other...

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    • PS5
    • PS4
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered: All Upper East Side Secret Photo Ops

    Spidey-gram

    In this phase of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to reveal all Upper East Side Secret Photo Ops. Below, you'll find screenshots and the position on the map of every single Secret Photo Op in Upper East Side for Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered. We've also included links to the Secret Photo Op positions in every single...

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  • News Watch Dogs Legion Trophy List May Award Your Final PS4 Platinum

    Long live the queen

    Despite the PlayStation 5 being just around the corner, there are still a couple more heavy-hitters to release that you may be playing natively on PlayStation 4. Watch Dogs Legion, out this Thursday, is one of them and its Trophy list appears to indicate a Platinum Trophy that's fairly easy to unlock. Could this be the final list...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Watch Dogs
    • Trophies
  • News PS5's Destruction AllStars Free with PS Plus, Delayed to February 2021

    New trailer and information next week

    Destruction AllStars, the vehicular combat title from Lucid Games, has been delayed out of the PlayStation 5 launch lineup into February 2021 – where it’ll be available free for PlayStation Plus subscribers for two full months. This means that you’ll have two months to add the release to your game library,...

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    • Destruction AllStars
    • PlayStation Plus
    • Delays
  • News Until Dawn PS4 Improvements Are Unfortunately Wishful Thinking

    Game hasn't been patched in years

    There are some reports swirling that Until Dawn’s loading times, like The Last of Us Remastered, have been improved on the PlayStation 4. This all started with a post on Twitter, but it’s since been upvoted on

    • Sony
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    • Until Dawn
  • Guide Is There a New PSVR Headset for PS5?

    Will PS5 have a new PSVR headset?

    Is there a new PSVR headset for PS5? Will PS5 have a new PSVR headset? If you're a fan of virtual reality and already own a PlayStation VR headset, you may be wondering if you can buy an upgraded device on PlayStation 5. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to reveal if there's a new PSVR headset for PS5. For more...

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  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered Tips and Tricks: How to Be the Ultimate Spider-Man

    How to become the ultimate web-slinger

    In the first stage of our Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered guide, we're going to share some beginner's tips and tricks to show you how to be the ultimate Spider-Man. Fortunately, thanks to intuitive controls, you'll soon find you're able to whizz through the city at ease, beating up punks with the athleticism and...

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  • News Battle Royale Shooter PUBG Will Run at Up to 60FPS on PS5

    Winner winner

    PUBG Corporation has today announced its plans for PlayStation 5 support. The popular battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be playable on the next-gen system, although there won't be a new version of the game purpose built for PS5. PUBG can only be played on PS5 via backwards compatibility, then, but that's not to...

    • PUBG Corporation
    • PS5
    • PUBG
  • News PT-Inspired Horror Game Visage Could Be Perfect for Halloween

    Comes to PS4 on 30th October

    Since the traditional act of trick or treating probably shouldn't be a thing this year, many of you will likely be sourcing your spooks and frights from the comfort of your own home. And alongside The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope, another PlayStation 4 title releasing on 30th October 2020 might be the perfect...

    • SadSquare Studio
    • PS4
    • Visage
    • Release Dates
  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered Guide: How to Master Insomniac's Superhero Smash Hit

    A guide to Spider-Man on PS5 and PS4

    Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered is the PlayStation 5 re-release of Insomniac Games’ open world PlayStation 4 exclusive based upon Stan Lee’s iconic crime-stopping comic book character. Released in 2018, the release earned a 9/10 in our Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 review. Our Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered...

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  • Random Call of Duty: Warzone Jump Scares Are Terrifying Players

    Loot box haunting

    Just in case you didn't already know, Call of Duty: Warzone is running a limited-time event right now themed entirely around Halloween. Titled the Haunting of Verdansk, special modes set Battle Royale matches at night while another sees players respawn as zombies upon death. Another factor to the celebration is jump scares, which...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News Alien Isolation Fans, This Is the Documentary For You

    Noclip reveals all

    Alien: Isolation was one of the best PlayStation 4 games of 2014 and, to this day, still deserves a sequel. That's unlikely to ever happen at this point, but fans can still revel in the special experience we got six years ago. And thanks to Noclip, run by Danny O'Dwyer, the team at Creative Assembly has revealed what development...

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    • Alien Isolation
  • Mini Review Carto - Map-Manipulating Puzzler Is an Adorable Adventure

    Mo maps mo problems

    Carto has a unique gameplay hook — you can rearrange the world map in real time to solve puzzles — but it smartly doesn't rely solely on it. You play as a small girl who's separated from her airship-flying grandmother, and must use some map-altering abilities to reunite the pair. However, this simple task has you traversing...

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    • PS4
    • Carto
    • Mini Reviews
  • News Thanks to PS5, Godfall Has Near Instant Restarts if You Die

    Back to the fight

    Losing in a game is bad enough, but it's even worse when you know that you've got to sit and look at a loading screen for the next 30 seconds. Fortunately, as we all know, the PS5 is looking to eliminate long load times with its super fast custom SSD — and launch title Godfall is taking full advantage. Writing on the PlayStation...

    • Gearbox
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    • Godfall
  • News Sackboy: A Big Adventure Has Hardcore Levels to Beat Alongside the Campaign

    Knitted Knight Trials

    Sackboy: A Big Adventure is the darkhorse of the PlayStation 5 launch game line-up, and we're incredibly excited to get our hands on it alongside Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Demon's Souls. What's even better then is that there's so much more to do after you beat the base campaign, including a new set of levels that...

    • Sony
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    • PS4
    • Sackboy
  • Hands On Touring the Isle of Wight by Train Is the Most Relaxing Gaming of 2020

    Train Sim World 2's latest expansion offers some escapism

    You can’t travel many places at the minute, for reasons we don’t need to repeat. To be honest, it’s all a bit depressing, isn’t it? We feel you. That’s why we had such a fantastic time travelling across the Isle of Wight by train this weekend. It’s a new addition to the evolving...

    • Dovetail Games
    • PS4
    • Train Sim World
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • News UK Sales Charts: FIFA 21 Scores a Hat Trick in Quiet Week for Retail

    The calm before the storm?

    FIFA 21 is number one in the UK's physical games chart for the third week in a row. The series always does well in Great Britain, so it's not much of a surprise, but it's not as though it's had much competition recently. New releases have been largely very quiet on PlayStation 4, and that's evident in a largely familiar...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
  • News My Time at Portia Sequel Comes to PS5, PS4 in 2022

    Shares elements with first game

    The PlayStation 4 generation saw a real boom in cutesy takes on simulating all facets of life, with Stardew Valley probably being the best and most successful example. My Time at Portia was another that did pretty well for itself, to the point where it has spawned a sequel coming to both PlayStation 5 and PS4 in 2022...

    • Pathea Games
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • My Time at Sandrock
  • News Stories Untold Spins a Spooky Yarn on PS4 Just in Time for Halloween

    OoOooOOOOoooOoOOOOooo

    Looking for something creepy to play on your PlayStation 4 this Halloween? Devolver Digital has just announced a game that should hit the spot. Stories Untold, a horror adventure game released on PC in 2017, has been revealed for PS4 with the above new trailer. The game is split into four stories that seem separate, but...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Stories Untold
    • Announcements

Sunday25th Oct 2020

  • News The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Loading Time Improvements Are Extraordinary

    Pre-PS5 patch cuts loading times enormously

    Update: Wow! We now have video proof of just how much Naughty Dog has improved the loading times in The Last of Us Remastered on PS4. As demonstrated below, it takes just 14 seconds to load a new game, compared to 1 minute 30 seconds previously. That's an absolutely insane difference. Loading a save takes...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • The Last of Us
  • News Mark Wahlberg Gives Us Our First Glimpse of Sully in the Uncharted Movie

    Lookin' good, kid

    Movember will be “mo” problem for Mark Wahlberg, as he’s ‘tached up to play Victor ‘Sully’ Sullivan in the upcoming Uncharted movie. We’ve already seen Tom Holland as Nathan Drake – whose performance has been given the seal of approval by mocap star Nolan North – but this is our first glimpse of the iconic...

    • Sony
    • Uncharted
    • Movies
  • News Demon's Souls PS5 Apparently Went Gold Last Month

    Anticipated remake on track

    If you’ve been waiting for confirmation of the completion of Demon’s Souls’ development, then… Well, there’s no need to worry, because according to Souls specialist Lance McDonald, the title went gold all the way back on 24th September. That was a little over a month ago, but it seems reasonable, considering...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Demons Souls

Saturday24th Oct 2020

  • News PS5 Controller Unboxing Reveals Premium Product, Doesn't Work with PS4 Yet

    A closer look

    PlayStation 5 has exploded into life today, with influencers and media in the United States receiving consoles earlier this morning. That’s been followed by an Austin Evans video, in which the tech YouTuber has unboxed a DualSense controller and done a bunch of tests with it. It’s a full 10 minute video, but to summarise he...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • DualSense
  • Reminder Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Receives Free Major Update on 28th October

    Polish your parrying skills once again

    Earlier in the year, Activision and FromSoftware announced a huge update would be coming to Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. It's been several months since then, and with the update coming in just a few days, we thought it'd be worth a refresher. On 28th October, owners of the game will be receiving a free update...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro
    • Updates
  • News The New PS Store for Web, Mobile Is a Dramatic Downgrade

    It beggars belief, honestly

    Before we’re too critical, we should stress that this article comes with a caveat: the new PlayStation Store for web and mobile still isn’t live for everyone yet, so it’s possible it may still be being adjusted on the fly. Still, it’s been available for a good 12 hours for us now, and we’re shocked this is what...

    • Sony
    • PS Store
    • PlayStation Store
  • News Travis Scott Presents PS5 Is the Most Extraordinary Marketing You'll See in 2020

    TS5

    Update: Okay, we now have some context for this commercial from PlayStation. According to a PlayStation Blog post by Eric Lempel, the rapper has signed with the company as a “strategic creative partner”. Here’s a bit more: “We heard Travis is a huge PlayStation fan, so we started a conversation with him that led to this unique...

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    • PS5
    • Travis Scott
    • Marketing
  • Quiz Can You Name All These Uncharted Characters?

    Who's who?

    There are a ton of characters across the Uncharted series. We're obviously very familiar with a few of them, but lots of personalities weave in and out of Nathan Drake's adventures. Some leave more of an impression than others, but can you remember their names? In this quiz, we'll be testing just that. Can you put a name to all the...

    • Sony
    • PS3
    • PS4
    • Uncharted
    • Quizzes
  • News Plex Will Be Available on PS5 At Launch

    Flex from Plex

    Media hub and streaming app Plex will be available on PlayStation 5 at launch, according to the company. A Reddit user shared a conversation with the company, where it confirmed that the client will be available day one on Sony’s next-gen console: This comes after the

    • Plex
    • PS5
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 347

    One weekend closer

    Another week comes to a conclusion, and you know what that means? PlayStation 5 is now one week closer to release! Of course, only a select few will be playing the next-gen console this weekend, so let’s talk about which PlayStation 4 games we’ll all be enjoying to pass the time. Sammy Barker, Editor: Having successfully...

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

Friday23rd Oct 2020

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Best Armor and All Armor Sets You Can Unlock

    Dressed to impress

    What's the best armor in Ghost of Tsushima? That's a difficult question to answer, but there are certainly some powerful armor sets to seek out across Jin's open world adventure. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to detail every armor set in the game. We'll go over how to get it, what it does, and why we think it's...

    • Guides
    • Ghost of Tsushima
    • PS4
  • News PS5 Custom Faceplates Are Already Available to Pre-Order

    Unofficial ones, anyway

    The PlayStation 5's white outer shell can be easily removed from the console. It's yet to be officially confirmed, but the theory is that we'll be able to replace the default casing with different coloured or patterned faceplates in the future. We wouldn't be surprised to see Sony flogging all kinds of custom panels down the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Hardware
  • News PS5 Has Instructions on Transferring Data from PS4 Right on the Box

    Make the move

    Here's an interesting little tidbit. If you own a PlayStation 4 and were wondering how to transfer data over to your PS5, Sony's got you covered. As discovered by Polygon's Samit Sarkar, the retail box for the PS5 has instructions on the bottom that tell you how you can bring over your profile data and more to the new console. It...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News PS5 Consoles Are with Media and Influencers Right Now

    Here we go

    Update: A bunch more outlets are now joining the PS5 fun. It seems lots of US-based media are receiving their PS5 consoles, with many of them sharing images of the box on social channels. Places like Polygon, GamesRadar, Washington Post, and more have teased fans on Twitter:

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Full Set of PS5 Accessories Spotted at Retail

    But you can't buy them yet

    Update #3: And just like that, we have the full set of PS5 accessories spotted at retail. The final missing piece of the puzzle was the PS5 Media Remote, and here it is, courtesy of Reddit: Now we wait to see the actual console at retailer warehouses around the world. Update #2: We've almost got the full set now, with...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • DualSense
  • News Miles Morales' WhatsApp Conversations with Family and Friends Continue

    "There's no right way to be a hero"

    Update #2: Miles Morales may be busy keeping the streets of Harlem safe, but he's always got a spare minute to contact his Mami. In this latest Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales promotional clip, he checks in with Rio Morales to assure her that he's absolutely not going to chase Spider-Man around the streets of...

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  • News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.13 Out Now on PS4, Fixes Legends and New Game+ Bugs

    Platinum armour bug squashed

    A small update for Ghost of Tsushima is now available to download on PS4. Patch 1.13 addresses a number of minor issues that were introduced with the game's massive 1.12 update, which added the co-op Legends mode and New Game+. Ghost of Tsushima Update 1.13 Patch Notes Resolved a bug causing frequent Network Error...

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  • Guide New PS4 Games This Week (19th October to 25th October)

    Amnesia! Transformers! More!

    What new PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? As we get closer to the madness of November, things are beginning to slow down a touch. Amnesia: Rebirth is perhaps the biggest new release this week, but Transformers: Battlegrounds could also be entertaining...

    • PlayStation Store Update
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    • Release Dates
  • Hands On Ghost of Tsushima New Game+ Is a Great Addition That's Well Worth Playing

    Back in the saddle

    Thanks to update 1.12, Ghost of Tsushima now boasts New Game+ — a way to replay Jin's epic adventure with all of your skills, equipment, and cosmetics from a previous playthrough intact. New Game+ was pretty much the community's most requested feature, and we're happy to report that Sucker Punch has done a brilliant job of...

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    • Ghost of Tsushima
    • Hands On
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Saturday24th Oct 2020

  • News J. Jonah Jameson Is Not Dressed How You Expect in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales

    Ho ho ho

    This is your first glimpse of J. Jonah Jameson in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and he’s dressed as – well, Santa Claus! The editor-in-chief of the Daily Bugle is trying to dream up one of his infamous web-slinger putdowns, when both Miles and Peter Parker smash through his studio, trying to wrangle Rhino. It follows a stunning...

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    • PS4
    • Marvels Spider-Man

Friday23rd Oct 2020

  • News Beat Saber Multiplayer Update Suffering Lengthy Delays on PSVR

    Coming "as fast as possible"

    Multiplayer has officially come to Beat Saber, but only on PC so far. The hit virtual reality rhythm game has received a big, free update that introduces online multiplayer for up to five players. It's available now for users with PC systems, with the promise that the mode will come to PSVR soon. However, it seems it's a...

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    • PlayStation VR
    • Beat Saber
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  • News Fresh Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Details and Gameplay in New Video Preview

    It's almost here

    We've heard a fair amount about Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales lately, but it seems there's more to learn about this upcoming PlayStation 5 launch title. Eurogamer was treated to a viewing of the first 25 minutes of the game, and has put together everything it found out in the above video. Even if you've been keeping up with all...

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    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Videos
  • News Grime Superstar Stormzy's New Music Video Set Inside Watch Dogs: Legion

    When it rains it pours

    London-based grime superstar Stormzy’s new song Rainfall will headline Watch Dogs: Legion’s soundtrack, and here’s the music video set inside the game’s futuristic London. The Vossi Bop artist – who’s also featured on the soundtrack for NBA 2K21, FIFA 21, and EA Sports UFC 4 this year al

    • Ubisoft
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    • PS4
    • Watch Dogs
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  • News Watch the Haunting New Trailer for Little Nightmares II

    Just in time for Halloween

    Little Nightmares II won't be the scariest game in the world, but going by this trailer, it won't be short of heavy atmosphere. Bandai Namco's haunting series returns on PlayStation 4 in February 2021, and it's upping the ante with even creepier locations and threats. This brand new video takes us through a hospital...

    • Bandai Namco
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    • Little Nightmares
    • Trailers

Thursday22nd Oct 2020

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Trophies and How to Get the Platinum

    A walkthrough for all the Trophies in Ghost of Tsushima

    In this Ghost of Tsushima Trophy roadmap, we're going to outline all of the game's Trophies and how you can go about unlocking them. This is a part of our extensive Ghost of Tsushima guide, which has information on locations, equipment, and much more. This Trophy guide also links to a number of...

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    • Ghost of Tsushima
    • PS4
  • Guide PS5 Guide: Ultimate PlayStation 5 Resource

    A complete guide to PlayStation 5

    PS5, or PlayStation 5 as it's fully named, is Sony's fifth home console. It's the successor to the PS4, which released in November 2013. The manufacturer has announced a PS5 release date, with the system deploying first on 12th November in selected regions. The company has also confirmed a

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  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Best Charms and Where to Find Them

    A charmed life

    What are the best Charms in Ghost of Tsushima? Charms are accessories that Jin can equip to enhance his abilities. Some give you a simple damage or health boost, while others provide unique traits that can bolster particular styles of play. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to list what we think are the best Charms in the...

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    • PS4
  • News Ghost of Tsushima: Legends' Raid Launches 30th October, Patch Due Today

    Brace yourself

    The culmination of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends’ initial storyline will unfold from 30th October, with the addition of the multiplayer mode’s hotly anticipated Raid. This promises devastating difficulty and will demand focus from all four samurais who participate in it; there’ll be no matchmaking, so you’ll need to assemble your...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Ghost of Tsushima
  • News Tom Holland Receives the Real Nathan Drake's Approval in New Uncharted Movie Set Photos

    Takes a Drake to know a Drake

    There have been mixed feelings from Uncharted fans about Tom Holland's starring role in the upcoming movie, but it seems the original Nathan Drake is happy with the actor's involvement. Nolan North, who provided the voice and motion capture for the character in all the games, has visited the movie set, and he gives his...

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    • Uncharted
    • Movies
  • Review DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part One - Much More of PS4's Best FPS

    Back with a vengeance

    If DOOM Eternal was the kick up the arse the gaming industry needed towards the start of this year, DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part One will leave those buttocks raw. The Slayer himself has returned with the first instalment in a new expansion so utterly relentless that a rude awakening is in order for even those who...

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    • PS4
    • DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One
  • Guide All PS5 Apps

    A full list of services and applications on PlayStation 5

    PlayStation 5 is a gaming console first and foremost, but you may be looking for a list of all PS5 apps so far. These mostly consist of multimedia streaming platforms, such as Netflix and BBC iPlayer, and some may be region specific. As part of our ongoing PS5 guide, we're going to compile...

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  • News Will FIFA 21, Madden NFL 21 Be PS5 Launch Games?

    EA Sports saying nothing

    Two games we would have bet our vintage New York Giants jersey on being ready for the PlayStation 5’s release: FIFA 21 and Madden NFL 21. But we’re now just three weeks away from the console’s launch in North America, and we haven’t heard a peep since the summer about the next-gen sports simulations. In fact,

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    • FIFA
    • Madden NFL
  • News Sony Confirms PS5 Media Apps, Explains Dedicated Entertainment Space

    Netflix! YouTube! Spotify! More!

    Update: Crunchyroll reached out to us to confirm that the anime-centric app will also be available at launch on the PS5. So add another one to the list! Original Story: Sony has confirmed the initial selection of media apps that will be available alongside the PlayStation 5 at launch. They include: Apple TV (which,...

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    • PS5
  • News Here's Your First Look at Tom Holland As Nathan Drake in the Uncharted Movie

    It's happening

    Things really seem to finally be going well for the Uncharted movie. The film, which we've been covering for years, appears to be making some meaningful progress, and we're starting to see some of that. Hot off the heels of Nolan North's visit to the set, the movie's star Tom Holland has shared his first in-character image. Here it...

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    • Uncharted
    • Movies
  • News Goal Machine Robert Lewandowski Has a PS5, Maybe

    Life goals

    Bayern Munich and Polish international striker Robert Lewandowski has a PS5, supposedly. The prolific goal scorer — who played in the Champions League last night as his team battered Atletico Madrid 4-0 — took to Instagram in order to share a cheery photo of himself, DualSense controller in hand. Of course, the question is whether...

    • Sony
    • PS5
  • News Godfall's Loot and Upgrade Systems Detailed with New Video

    The tinkerer's dream

    If you like your games to keep you hooked with the promise of bigger and better loot, Godfall could well be the PlayStation 5 launch title for you. Developer Counterplay Games has shared some new details on the game's loot and upgrade systems, and you can see some of it in action with this new video from IGN. As a self-titled...

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    • Godfall
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  • News Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Looks Slick in Crimson Cowl Get-up

    Hoodie but goodie

    There’s no point in defending New York City if you’re not going to do it in style. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales will have a variety of different suits for you to swag out in, and as part of a Daily Bugle report, Insomniac Games has introduced a fresh new look: the Crimson Cowl Suit. This “slick, athletic” suit comes...

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    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Marvels Spider-Man
  • News Kojima Productions Hiring Up for New Project

    What's Kojima up to this time?

    Kojima Productions is working on something new. That's it. That's the article. After the launch of Death Stranding on PlayStation 4 and the subsequent PC port, it seems work has finally begun on the next project from Hideo Kojima and his team. What kind of game is the Tokyo-based studio making next? Unfortunately,...

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  • Review NHL 21 - The Best Iteration of the Generation

    Bardown? More like bar up

    Sports games bring with them a certain expectation from fans. The titles get churned out every year, with relatively little difference, except maybe a few new ways to try and pry some extra money out of your hands with microtransactions. But you keep coming back because if you love a particular sport, there aren't any...

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    • NHL 21
  • News Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Combat Gameplay Shows New Abilities in Action

    New Spidey, new powers

    The combat in Marvel's Spider-Man starts simply, but as you progress and unlock more gadgets, it becomes surprisingly complex. The end result is satisfying, forcing you to combine various powers with dodges, takedowns, and aerial attacks. For Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Insomniac Games is augmenting this already fun...

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  • News Notorious Clicker Game My Name Is Mayo Is Getting a Sequel

    Another easy Platinum in the bag

    Alright, time to fess up: who bought My Name Is Mayo just to grab its super-easy Platinum Trophy? You know what, fair enough. A win's a win. Released in 2017, the infamous game has you clicking a jar of mayonnaise thousands of times, unlocking a full Trophy list along the way, and that's kind of it. And now, years...

    • Green Lava Studios
    • PS4
    • My Name Is Mayo
    • Announcements
  • Random Garmin Launches Smartwatch for Esports Athletes

    Work hard, play harder

    Many of you will own a Garmin watch for tracking your runs, bike rides, or gym sessions. However, the timepiece manufacturer has spotted an emerging market in esports, and it’s concocted an all-new wearable for this intrepid crop of gaming athletes. The Instinct Esports Edition works like other sports watches, and will allow...

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    • Random
  • News Immortals Fenyx Rising Does Its Best Dreamworks Trailer Impression

    Tough crowd

    Immortals Fenyx Rising wants to be funny, but this story trailer falls a bit flat for us. There’s nothing wrong with the Greek open worlder adopting a more light-hearted vibe, of course, but we’re not a fan of the kids movie humour on display here. Fortunately, we get a good look at the game, including combat and exploration. How...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Immortals Fenyx Rising
    • Trailers
  • News Guilty Gear Strive Confirms Free PS4 to PS5 Upgrade Along with Cross-Play

    Let's rock

    Developer Arc System Works has published a new FAQ article on Guilty Gear Strive, addressing a whole load of queries about the upcoming fighter. The big news here is that if you buy Strive on PS4, you'll be able to upgrade to the PS5 version for free. All of your purchased DLC will work as well, as long as you're using the same...

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    • PS4
    • Guilty Gear
  • News Cyberpunk Action Game Ghostrunner Leaping to PS5 in 2021, Free Upgrade Confirmed

    Neo-noir on next-gen

    Ghostrunner is the stylish action title that mixes first-person parkour with brutal one-hit kills in a slick cyberpunk world. We've had our eye on it for a while, and are looking forward to checking it out on PlayStation 4 when it launches later this month. Now, news of a PS5 version has just arrived. The game will be getting a...

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    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Ghostrunner
  • News To Survive Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, You've Got to Become Rambo

    Your worst nightmare

    Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate will see the addition of Rambo to its already eclectic cast of murderous characters. In this first gameplay video, we see how John – voiced, of course, by Sly Stallone – will play. There’s some pretty cool moves in here, like how he can crawl across the ground military-style and even use his...

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    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
  • Interview Transforming with Metamorphosis Composers Mikolai Stroinski and Garry Schyman

    Spaceball One has now become Mega Maid

    Recently, we got the chance to sit down with the composing duo responsible for the soundtrack in Ovid Works' latest curiosity; Metamorphosis. A fascinating puzzle-adventure title inspired by the Franz Kafka novella of the same name. So buckle up as we do a deep dive with composers Mikolai Stroinski (The Witcher...

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