News - November, 2020

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  • 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...

  • 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

  • News Second PS5 Firmware Update Is Available to Download Now

    Improving that stability

    The second firmware update of the PlayStation 5 generation has arrived, weighing in at exactly 868MB. It's available to download on your console right now with the file name 20.02-02.26.00, but the question is: what does it do? Well, just like the first one, it's all about improving the system's performance. The patch note...

  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Update Arriving This Week

    Should be a big one

    Assassin's Creed Valhalla could do with a patch or two. Or three. The open world adventure runs much better on PS5 than it does on PS4 — as stressed in our Assassin's Creed Valhalla PS5 review — but it's still rather buggy, and we dare say that some gameplay elements could be adjusted for the better. Ubisoft had previously...

  • Guide Best PS Plus Collection Games on PS5

    The PS4's greatest at no extra cost

    What are the best PS Plus Collection games on PS5? What PS Plus Collection games should you play? Alongside picking up a PlayStation 5 and a PlayStation Plus subscription, you'll also gain access to the PS Plus Collection. This is a bundle of 20 PlayStation 4 titles playable on your PS5, from Sony's own studios...

  • Guide PS5 Controller Not Charging in Rest Mode - How to Fix DualSense PS5 Controller Charging Issue

    Why isn't your PS5 controller charging properly?

    Why is your DualSense PS5 controller not charging in rest mode? How can you keep your PS5 controller charged? In some cases, your PlayStation 5 might not be charging up your DualSense controller properly in rest mode. As part of our PS5 guide, we'll go over what's happening in these instances, and...

  • News DIRT 5 Dev 'Not Happy' with DualSense Haptic Feedback on PS5

    Aiming to overhaul controller feedback

    We really like DIRT 5 on PlayStation 5. It brings some easy-going, arcadey thrills and spills to the launch lineup, taking advantage of that souped-up hardware. However, one aspect that needs a little attention is its implementation of haptic feedback on the DualSense controller. Currently, the force feedback...

  • Review Just Cause 4 - An Explosive Open World Romp

    Just bores

    Republished on Wednesday 25th November, 2020: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December 2020's PS Plus lineup. The original text follows. There's moments playing Just Cause 4 when you'll almost certainly find yourself grinning from ear to ear in much the same way that you might watching a...

  • News Even the PS5 DualSense Charging Station Has Been Hit by Scalpers

    More than double the price on eBay

    Have you been trying to find a PlayStation 5 DualSense Charging Station in stock anywhere across the UK? You're not alone as online retailers across the island nation have entirely sold out in the lead up to Christmas, meaning the accessory has suffered the same fate as the console itself. Yes, scalpers are getting...

  • News More PS5 Stock This Year, As Sony Enjoys Biggest Ever Launch

    Biggest console launch of all-time

    Update: Games Industry.biz has expanded on Sony's Twitter post, stating that the PlayStation 5 is not just the biggest console launch in PlayStation history – but also the entire industry. That seems reasonable, seeing as the PlayStation 4 previously held that accolade. Original Story: Sony has confirmed what...

  • Mini Review Rocket Arena - Competent Shooter May Be Fun for Free

    Quake live

    Republished on Wednesday 25th November, 2020: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December 2020's PS Plus lineup. The original text follows. Electronic Arts put out a new PlayStation 4 game earlier this week and there's a pretty good chance you never even knew it existed. Rocket Arena is a 3v3...

  • News The Last of Us 2 Sweeps The Golden Joysticks with Five Awards

    Naughty Dog bags best studio

    Awards season is upon us and Cyberpunk 2077 hasn't even released yet. That puts us and a lot of outlets in a bit of an awkward position, but the Golden Joysticks have gone first with their celebration of 2020's best games. And The Last of Us: Part II came out on top by a very, very wide margin, bagging itself five awards...

  • News PSVR's Blood & Truth Receives Mouth-Watering Improvements on PS5

    Cor, blimey

    Blood & Truth is one of the best PlayStation VR games, and it’s been given some mouth-watering enhancements on PlayStation 5 via backwards compatibility. In this tech analysis, NX Gamer showcases the sharper resolution, better assets, and boosted framerate, all of which help to make this must-play even better on Sony’s next-gen...

  • Review Observer: System Redux (PS5) – A New Coat of Paint Can Do Wonders

    What’s old is new again

    Observer was a polarizing title for us when it originally launched on the PlayStation 4. It was an experience that was maybe a little too bloated and more importantly it was absolutely littered with technical problems that made playing it a chore. This time around, we have some bad news for you and some good news. The bad...

  • Poll Is the PS5 DualSense Sony's Best Controller Yet?

    It's time to Dual

    The PS5 has been out for at least a week now (depending on where you live), and we want to know what you think of the DualSense — the console's high-tech controller. Featuring advanced haptic feedback functionality, adaptive triggers, and a built-in microphone, it's a premium piece of kit, and a key PS5 selling point. Here at...

  • News Godfall PS5 Patch 1.04 Out Now, Fixes a Load of Issues

    Goodfall

    Godfall, the self-proclaimed looter-slasher and PS5 launch title, has a new update on Sony's latest system. Patch 1.04 (for short) seeks to fix a whole laundry list of smaller issues. It's available to download now at around 650MB. Developer Counterplay Games says that a lot of these fixes are based on community feedback, so it's nice to...

  • News Metro Exodus Gets PS5 Version, New Entry in Development

    Free upgrade for PS4 owners

    Developer 4A Games has announced that Metro Exodus will be coming to PlayStation 5 next year as a free upgrade to existing owners of the game, packing enhancements to both its resolution, frame rate, and more. Separately, the Ukrainian team also confirms it is hard at work on the next entry in the Metro franchise. This...

  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Adds the Klassic Movie Kast

    Mortal Kombattt

    In an attempt to save you from Ronda Rousey’s irritating Sonya ‘Ronya’ Blade, NetherRealm Studios has followed up the release of Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate on the PlayStation 5 with the Klassic MK Movie Skin Pack, which revives the likenesses and voices of the legendary 1995 movie tie-in. That means Bridgette Wilson-Sampras,...

  • Talking Point Was 2020 PlayStation's Best Ever Year?

    Not-so hot take, really

    We awarded Sony three 10/10s this year. Three of ‘em. Before anyone attempts to play the fanboy (Activity) Card, we also gave the company a 4/10 – for Predator: Hunting Grounds, if you’d forgotten about that game’s existence – so it’s not like we purposefully inflated our ratings. In fact, the three titles we’re...

  • News Martha Is Dead Confirms PS5 Version in Seriously Creepy Trailer

    Arriving in 2021

    Talk about a trailer that will make you sit upright in the morning with your mug of coffee. The Town of Light developer LKA has confirmed that its next title will be coming to both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 with a very unsettling reveal that you can check out above. Announced during last night's Golden Joystick awards, Martha...

  • News Fortnite Announces Subscription Service with Exclusive Bonuses

    $11.99 per month

    Starting next week with the arrival of Chapter 2 - Season 5, Epic Games will provide an optional subscription service for Fortnite players that bundles together the Battle Pass, a bundle of V-Bucks, and exclusive items. Dubbed Fortnite Crew, it'll cost users $11.99 per month to sign up and start earning more bonuses than ever...

  • News Demon-Slaying Rhythm Game Metal: Hellsinger Gets New Gameplay in Music Video

    DOOT

    Ever wondered what DOOM would be like if it was a rhythm game? Metal: Hellsinger is basically that. Coming to PlayStation 5 and PS4 next year, this interesting title has you slaying demons along to the beat of heavy metal music. In this new video, we're introduced to James Dorton, lead singer of death metal group Black Crown Initiate. He...

  • News Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Reveals Crossover Event with Upcoming Movie

    Play as the Milla Jovovich character

    Not only will next month's Monster Hunter film be hitting cinemas across the globe (where they're actually open), but Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is also saying hello to Milla Jovovich with a special crossover event that allows you to play as the character herself. Starting 3rd December 2020, two new quests...

  • News Watch Dogs Legion Delays Online Mode to Early 2021

    To focus on single player fixes

    Ubisoft has delayed the online mode planned for Watch Dogs Legion to early 2021 so that it can "focus on fixing issues with single player". The multiplayer offering, which plans to offer four-player co-op and the classic Invasion mode from the first game, was planned to arrive next week. There's no word on whether...

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  • Guide Assassin's Creed Valhalla: All Armor Sets and Where to Find Them

    Viking plunder

    Where do you find different armor sets in Assassin's Creed Valhalla? In this Assassin's Creed Valhalla Guide, we're going to list all of the armor sets that we've found throughout the game, complete with screenshots of each complete set and location details. Assassin's Creed Valhalla Armor Sets: Armor plays a major role in...

  • News Absolutely Every PS5 Is Sold Out, Says Sony

    Company working to increase supply

    Are you trying to buy a PlayStation 5? According to boss Jim Ryan speaking with Russian outlet TASS, “absolutely everything is sold”. While there has been a trickle of PS5 stock returning to the retail channel this week, it’s gone in minutes. And the executive has revealed that, after spending much of the...

  • News PS5 Coil Whine Complaints Intensify as System Launches in Europe

    Whirred up, son

    Complaints of PlayStation 5 coil whine are not going away, as the system arrives in more homes and continues to be put through its paces. The issue is common with high-end graphics cards, so it’s not wildly surprising that Sony’s next-gen console is suffering from it – although it’s worth stressing that not everyone is...

  • Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (16th November to 22nd November)

    Mortal Kombat! Katamari Damacy! More!

    What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? The PlayStation 5 will finally arrive in Europe this week, but you may already own most of its launch games. Now is the time to play! For a full list of all new PS5 game release dates in 2020 and...

  • News Sony on PS5's Response to Game Pass: There Is News to Come, But Not Today

    Jim Ryan teases new initiatives

    Speaking with Russian media outlet TASS, PlayStation bigwig Jim Ryan was asked about Sony’s response to Xbox’s popular Game Pass subscription service. He replied, intriguingly: “There is actually news to come, but just not today.” The executive then went on to talk about PlayStation Now, which is the Japanese...

  • News GTA Online Adds an Entire Island in Biggest Heist Update Yet

    Due out 15th December, and can be played solo

    GTA Online’s biggest ever update will launch on 15th December on the PlayStation 5, as Rockstar Games readies the Cayo Perico Heist – a massive branch of missions set on an entirely new island. The press release teases: “Prepare to infiltrate the remote island compound of the world’s most...

  • Random This PS5 Tweet Just Ruined the DualSense Controller

    Back to the PS4 pad then

    Now that the rest of the Push Square crew has finally gotten some hands on time with the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller, we can all very confidently say that it's a genuine game-changer. The haptic feedback and adaptive triggers are two outstanding features that we hope more PS5 games adopt in the future. However, it's...

  • News Sony Unsure if PS Plus Collection Will Expand with More Games

    The wait and see approach

    If you never owned a PlayStation 4 but picked up its next-gen counterpart recently, the PlayStation Plus Collection is a pretty outstanding investment. 20 PS4 games are yours to own with an active membership, comprising of 10 first-party titles and another 10 from third-party developers. As for whether the PS Plus...

  • News PS Plus Subscriptions on Sale for Black Friday

    Discounted memberships available now

    PlayStation Plus subscriptions are on sale for Black Friday 2020, meaning you can get a year of service for 25 per cent off right now. In the UK, that works out to be a very reasonable £37.49 for 12 months, which is a decent deal. The sale’s not currently live in the United States, but we’re sure it’ll...

  • Poll Did You Get a PS5?

    Next-gen is here

    After what's felt like a long and winding week of waiting, the PS5 has finally launched in Europe. And so, for this weekend's poll, we're going with the most obvious question: do you have a PS5? If you do, by the way, you should check out All Our PlayStation 5 Coverage. Whether you pre-ordered it months ago or somehow managed to...

  • News Sony: We Don't Like Console Wars, Competition Makes Us Work Harder

    "It avoids us getting complacent"

    Sony boss Jim Ryan has weighed in on the latest “console war” between the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S|X, stating that he doesn’t like the term and that “it’s great there’s competition”. Speaking with Russian outlet TASS, the executive explained that strong products from the Japanese giant’s...

  • News PS5 Now Lists Black Friday Sale in PS Store, But No Deals Section Yet

    It was there before launch

    Update: The PlayStation Store on PS5 now has its own section for today's Black Friday sale. Scroll down to the Featured category and it'll be there waiting for you. Both PS5 and PS4 games are listed. Original story: The very first PS Store sale of the PlayStation 5 generation has arrived, celebrating Black Friday with a...

  • News PS5 Scalpers Are Selling Systems for $1,500/£1,000 on eBay

    Ouch

    Unfortunately, the PlayStation 5 is sold out around the world, and while we’re keeping track of PS5 stock to help you to find a console, systems are inevitably appearing on eBay at upwards of $1,500 or £1,000 a pop. A quick browse on the auction website reveals boxed consoles are being flogged at a 200 per cent mark up, as scalpers...

  • News Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition PS5 Patch Fixes 120Hz Issue

    Round two

    Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition is one of the few games on PS5 that supports up to 120 frames-per-second, but the action title launched with a rather annoying issue. In short, if you played Special Edition on a display that has 120Hz functionality, the game would lock the console to that refresh rate, regardless of your preferred...

  • News Sony Boss Jim Ryan Doesn't Know if Starfield's Coming to PS5 Anymore

    "Out of our hands"

    Starfield, the next big role-playing game from Bethesda Game Studios, was presumably pegged for the PlayStation 5 at one point. But now the developer’s in the process of being acquired by Microsoft, there are question marks over whether it’ll still release on Sony’s next-gen system at all. The Redmond firm has been...

  • News Returnal Gets Brief New PS5 Gameplay in Housemarque Dev Diary

    Every little helps

    We're all of course enjoying the PlayStation 5 and its slate of launch games, but there's plenty to look forward to in the near future. One game that's worth keeping an eye on is Returnal, a PS5 arcade action game from Resogun studio Housemarque. We've only really seen a CG trailer so far, but given the developer's back catalogue,...

  • News The Secret Behind Demon's Souls' New Door Has Been Revealed

    Armour set steeped in lore

    While Demon's Souls is a very faithful remake of the 2009 classic on PlayStation 5, Bluepoint Games has added a little something of their own. A new door was quickly discovered behind an illusory wall, with the promise of at least an item for your troubles. And after days of trial and error, the hardcore Souls community...

  • News HBO Greenlights The Last of Us TV Show, Production to Begin Soon

    It can't be for nothing

    PlayStation Productions, the new division within Sony Interactive Entertainment designed to create television and film adaptations of its popular game franchises, is really cooking now. Following the completion of principle photography for the Uncharted Movie, the group has now officially sold its previously announced first...

  • News Someone in Sweden Drew the PlayStation Symbols in the Sky

    Ace combat

    Swedish gamers were treated to an extra-special surprise earlier today, as a plane’s vapour trails were used to draw the PlayStation symbols in the sky. It’s unclear whether this was a paid promotion by Sony or just a fan, but this Stockholm pilot was clearly feeling giddy after the European launch of the PlayStation 5 this week...

  • News PS5's Worldwide Launch Lights Up the Entire Globe

    An historic event

    Sony spent a fortune marketing the PlayStation 5’s launch over the past week and a bit, which has resulted in this glossy trailer. The company — along with Amplify — lit up famous landmarks all around the world, including the Burj Khalifa. In the video embedded above, you’ll see Piccadilly Circus in London and the...

  • News Fuser 2020 Backstage Pass Kicks Off

    Lots of DLC through the end of the year

    Fuser dropped earlier this month, and we were absolutely blown away by how impressive the title was. Offering an incredible toolkit, Fuser empowers even those with no musical talent to craft masterpieces out of major artists' music. One of our biggest fears, though, was there wouldn't be a consistent pipeline...

  • Mini Review Lair of the Clockwork God (PS4) - A Witty and Effective Blend of Genres

    Point n' click platformer

    Lair of the Clockwork God presents itself predominantly as a point and click adventure game, but doubles up as a 2D platformer. Ben and Dan, who respectively personify these two disparate genres, are the stars of this quirky game, and they must work together in these opposing styles to help save the world from multiple...

Thursday19th Nov 2020

Wednesday18th Nov 2020

  • News The Forced PS5 Hardware Bundles Are Getting Bigger

    Anyone need a new chair?

    Retailers know that the world wants a PlayStation 5 and that they’ve got you by the balls. But while we could somewhat see the value of Costco Canada’s big catch-all bundle with a new Sony television and all of the accessories, this forced Curacao package has left us rolling our eyes. It’s ava

  • News PS4 Firmware Update 8.01 Is Available to Download Now

    What does it do?

    Here we go, everyone. On the eve of PlayStation 5's European launch, Sony has given PS4 owners one last thing to look forward to: a firmware update. Who doesn't love one of those? PS4 firmware update 8.01 is available to download right now, coming in at about 477MB. So, what does this system update do? What joys will this bring to...

  • News PS5 Sold Out in Japan, But Launch Numbers Are Dire

    Second-worst PlayStation launch since PS2

    PlayStation 5 has sold out in Japan, although it won’t be setting any records. In fact, predictably, this is the second-worst major PlayStation hardware launch in the region (including handhelds) since the PlayStation 2, beaten only by the PlayStation 3. The console sold 118,000 units in four days...

  • News The Last of Us 2 Dominates Game Awards 2020 Nominations

    Naughty Dog sequel up for numerous awards

    It's almost time for another Game Awards. Geoff Keighley's end-of-year awards ceremony, which doubles up as a venue for big announcements, is back once again in December. Before the show gets underway, the man himself has revealed all the nominees for each category. Surprise surprise, The Last of Us: Part II...

  • News People Are Now Livestreaming Their Attempts to Secure PS5 Stock

    Of course they are

    We suppose it was going to happen eventually in this social media world: fans are now livestreaming their attempts to secure PS5 stock. Imagine our surprise when YouTube recommended us a video earlier today of one gamer named Poy refreshing the

  • Guide How to Check You're Playing the PS5 Version of Cross-Gen Games

    Don't get caught out

    How do you check you’re playing the PS5 version of cross-gen games? Sony’s free PS4 to PS5 upgrade system is a great initiative for next-gen adopters, but it’s not always clear whether you’re playing a PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 game. As part of our PS5 guide, we’re going to explain how you can check you’re...

  • News Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Still Exists as PS5 Upgrades Detailed

    Favour performance or resolution

    Damn, Ghost Recon: Breakpoint sure as hell came and went, didn't it? The tactical shooter from 2019 did not light the world on fire like its predecessor, but apparently, it has done just enough to warrant some upgrades on PlayStation 5. To be clear, these enhancements are applied to the backwards compatible version...

  • News London Underground Taken Over by PS5 with Special Signs and Rebranded Stations

    Mind the hype

    Sony likes to splash the cash on marketing for its major releases, and it doesn't get more major than a whole new console. PlayStation 5 releases tomorrow in the UK (plus other regions), and to celebrate the occasion, it's bringing the hype in the most exciting way possible: public transportation. The platform holder is pulling out...

  • News PS4 Players Can't Compare Some Trophy Lists with PS5 Profiles

    Games played only on PS5 don't appear

    Here's a little thing we've noticed during the PlayStation 5 review process: we currently can't view Trophy lists from games that were started on the new console from a PlayStation 4 system. When you go to compare Trophies, those new titles appear blank without any information on what the PS5 user has done. We...

  • Weirdness Even Philadelphia Is Piggy-Backing the PS5 Hype

    Cultural impact

    Just when you think you’ve seen it all, the creators of sumptuous cream cheese Philadelphia have come up with a cheesecake kit that parodies the PlayStation 5. Named the Philly Series 5, this silly promotional product references both next-gen consoles – but best resembles Sony’s new machine. “The Philly Series 5 kit comes...

  • News The Game Awards Nominations Mark an Incredible Final Year for PS4

    First-party prowess

    Hardware manufacturers typically slow down their first-party output for a console in the lead-up to the launch of the next one, but Sony doesn't follow the mantra these days. The Game Awards has revealed the nominations for this year's show and games you can only play on PlayStation 4 lead the pack by a very significant margin...

  • News Spider-Man PS4 Allegedly Sells More Than 20 Million Copies

    LinkedIn says so

    According to the LinkedIn page of David Bull, Global Marketing Leader at PlayStation, Marvel's Spider-Man has sold more than 20 million copies since its September 2018 launch on PlayStation 4. That's an absolutely astounding statistic that builds upon the already supremely impressive 13.2 million sales from back in August 2019. We...

  • News Star Wars: Squadrons Says No Post-Launch Content, Then Reveals Some

    New map and two more ships

    Star Wars: Squadrons developer EA Motive said it was "not planning to add more content" after the game's launch back in early October. And yet here we are, roughly six weeks later, with an official post detailing two new updates planned for the coming weeks that will add a new map and two more ships to pilot. We can't...

  • News Embracer Group Just Casually Bought Another 13 Developers

    Flying Wild Hog the most high profile

    Whilst we're sat at the dining table eating our breakfast in the morning, we like to imagine the CEO of Embracer Group was up and ready to go three hours before us preparing plans to buy yet another developer. And they do this every single day of the week. Yes, the company that THQ Nordic and Koch Media both...

  • News Madden NFL 21 Improves Gameplay with NFL Next-Gen Stats on PS5

    Next-gen stats

    EA Sports has finally detailed Madden NFL 21 for the PlayStation 5, and its headline feature is the integration of NFL Next-Gen Stats. You may have heard about this while watching NFL broadcasts for the past five seasons. For those of you who don’t know, there’s a lot more going on with each player’s padding than protection from...

  • News Hitman Developer IO Interactive to Reveal New Project Tomorrow

    Probably not a Hitman game

    IO Interactive is still a few months away from putting out Hitman 3 on PlayStation 5, but the studio is already gearing up to reveal its next project. That announcement will take place tomorrow at 2pm GMT/3pm CET /6am PT/9am ET over on the developer's YouTube channel. The team stopped short of giving away any further...

  • Random Want to Eat Bugsnax For Real? One Food Blog Is Making It Happen

    Who's hungry

    If you've been playing Bugsnax, you might have found yourself getting a little peckish with all the food-related goodness onscreen. The game has you exploring a mysterious island where sentient sustenance roams free, and honestly, some of those beasties look delicious. There are certainly a handful of culinary creatures we'd like for...

Tuesday17th Nov 2020

  • 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

  • Guide PS5 Price: How Much Will PlayStation 5 Cost?

    All latest PS5 pricing information

    What is the PS5 price? You're probably eager to know how much the PlayStation 5 will cost you to buy, especially if you need to save up for the next-gen system. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to share the latest information on the PS5 price, but if you're looking for PS5 release date and

  • Guide PS5 vs Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S: Full Tech Specs Comparison

    Is PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, or Xbox Series S more powerful?

    In this full tech specs comparison, we're going to pit the PS5 vs Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S. As part of our PS5 guide, we want to answer the question: is the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S more powerful? Now that Sony has lifted the lid on PS5's tech specs, we can...

  • Guide PS5 SSD: How Much Storage Space Does It Have?

    Space invaders

    How much storage space does PS5's SSD have? With all games requiring an install and many choosing to purchase software through the PlayStation Store, you may be wondering how much storage space there is on PS5, especially if you're planning to purchase the PS5 Digital Edition (See Also: PS5 Digital Edition vs PS5: What's the...

  • Guide Can You Use a PS4 Controller on PS5?

    Will DualShock 4 work with PlayStation 5?

    Can you use a PS4 controller on the PS5? Will the DualShock 4 work with the PlayStation 5? Controller compatibility is one of the biggest questions pointed at the PS5 right now – especially with Sony confirming PS5 backwards compatibility. We're going to learn whether you can use a PS4 controller on PS5 as...

  • Guide Will PS5 Games Be 60 Frames-Per-Second?

    And will PlayStation 5 improve the framerate of PS4 games?

    Will PS5 games be 60 frames-per-second? Frames-per-second, or 'fps' for short, refers to the visual "smoothness" of a video game. Generally speaking, the higher the framerate, or frames-per-second, the smoother the moving image on your display will be. A higher frame rate is also preferable...

  • Guide PS5 Controller: DualSense Features, Price, and Battery Life

    Everything we know about PlayStation 5's DualSense controller

    PS5's controller DualSense is one of the biggest innovations Sony is bringing to next-gen. Naturally, there are lots of questions floating around about the PS5's pad, including its features, price, and battery life. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to tell you everything we know...

  • Guide PS5 Vertical vs Horizontal: Can PlayStation 5 Go on Its Side?

    Do you have to stand PS5 up?

    Can PS5 go on its side? Many are eager to know whether you can use the PlayStation 5 horizontally, or if you have to play with the console stood up. When Sony unveiled the PS5 console, it did so by showing the machine stood up vertically. It looks great in this formation, but what if you want to lay your PS5 down on its...

  • Guide Do You Need PS Plus for PS5 Multiplayer?

    Do you need PlayStation Plus to play PS5 online?

    Will PS Plus be required on PS5? Will you need PlayStation Plus to play online multiplayer on PlayStation 5? PlayStation Plus will carry over into the next generation, but will it remain a requirement for online play on PS5? As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to look at the features and services...

  • News This Is What Cyberpunk 2077 Looks Like on PS5 and PS4, Basically

    Xbox footage released

    Following the game's most recent delay to the 10th December, speculation over the state of Cyberpunk 2077 on consoles has been rampant. Even CD Projekt Red itself has said that current-gen console polish was the main reason for the aforementioned delay. And in a bid to help answer some of the questions about how the title runs...

  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Physical Edition Comes with Two Blu-ray Discs on PS4

    Big data

    Cyberpunk 2077 was meant to release later this week, but it was of course delayed once again. Now scheduled for 10th December, the gigantic sci-fi RPG is now just a few weeks away after a seriously drawn-out development. One retailer employee has given fans a glimmer of hope that it really will launch next month, with photos of...

  • Guide Will PS5 Games Play on PS4?

    Will PS5 games run on PS4?

    Will PS5 games play on PS4? Can you play your new PS5 games on your PS4 console? You might be wondering if Sony plans to make its PS5 games compatible with PS4. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to answer this question right here. Microsoft has been making a big deal out of the fact that any Xbox Series X games it

  • News Sony Thinks PS5's Storage Space 'Should Be Fine'

    Company seemingly has data to back that up

    The biggest criticism of Sony’s next-gen system in our PS5 review was its limited storage space, with little over 665GB available at launch. The platform holder has enabled the use of external hard drives for PlayStation 4 games, and it’s also said it’s looking into ways users can offload next-gen...

  • News PS5's First Firmware Update Is Available to Download Now

    Thanks for beta testing

    Just five days after its US launch and 48 hours before its arrival across European shores, the PlayStation 5 has its very first public firmware update. Version 20.02-02.25.00 is available to download right now on the console, and is said to do the one thing we all knew and loved back on the PlayStation 4. Yes, this first PS5...

  • Guide Do PS Plus Subscribers Get Free PS5 Games?

    Will PS5 games be part of PS Plus?

    Will PS Plus members get free PlayStation 5 games? The PlayStation Plus service is set to carry over into the next generation of Sony systems, meaning that subscribers will have certain expectations from the moment they sign in and start playing on PS5. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to consider whether PS...

  • News PS5 Fans Hope New Firmware Update Fixes Issues

    Launch week woes

    It’s been almost a week since the PlayStation 5 launched in the United States, and while it’s been a relatively smooth launch overall, there have been a few niggles that have concerned early adopters. Namely, Sony’s next-gen console has been prone to crashing, with Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered causing particular problems...

  • News PS5's Hidden Web Browser Can Be Used if You Know How

    Going surfin'

    The official line from Sony is that the PlayStation 5 doesn’t have a web browser, but if you know where to look then you’ll know that’s not true. When linking a Twitter account in Settings > Users and Accounts > Link with Other Services, if you back out of the authorisation process then login to your account, you’ll see...

  • News Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Reddit Page Ablaze with Complaints

    Skill-based matchmaking causes trouble

    It's probably fair to say that the hardcore Call of Duty community hasn't taken too kindly to the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. With skill-based matchmaking at the forefront of multiplayer complaints, those playing the game day in and day out are racking up a huge list of problems the latest entry...

  • News Games Journalist Alanah Pearce Joins Sony Santa Monica

    New recruits

    Alanah Pearce, an ex-IGN games journalist who most recently worked for Rooster Teeth, has joined Sony Santa Monica as a writer. The Australian scribe – who has a massive social media following, including a YouTube channel with over 500k subscribers – announced the news on Twitter earlier today. “I’m finally allowed to

  • Feature PS5 Remasters and Remakes We Want

    Bringing back the classics

    PlayStation 5 is out right now, bringing with it a whole host of new experiences. However, as Demon's Souls demonstrates, there's always room to bring back some of the older classics for a modern audience. It even featured in an older version of this very article. Given that hunger for the return of titles from previous...

  • News Sony Believes PS5 Game Pricing Is Fair, Denies It Considered Charging More

    Jim Ryan reckons the games are worth it

    The price of PlayStation 5 games has gone up, but many in Europe specifically have been disgusted by the massive increase. Purchasing a title like Demon’s Souls in the UK costs £70, which converts to almost $93. Now, obviously the British pricing includes VAT, but many feel it’s still far too much for a...

  • Guide All PS5 Games with PSVR Support

    Every PlayStation 5 game compatible with PlayStation VR

    What PS5 games with PSVR support are available? Sony’s next-gen console is fully compatible with PlayStation VR, and you may be looking for a list of titles that take advantage of the virtual reality headset. As part of our PS5 guide, we’ve excluded backwards compatible software (See Also:...

  • News PlayStation Boss Can't Comment on God of War Ragnarok Being a PS5 Exclusive

    Hmmm

    Will God of War Ragnarok be exclusive to PS5? Or will it be a cross-gen title, like Horizon Forbidden West? The simple answer is that, right now, we don't know. And apparently, PlayStation boss Jim Ryan doesn't want to talk about it. In an interview with The Telegraph — which covers Sony's next-gen console in general — Ryan is asked...

  • Guide Can You Download PS Now Games on PS5?

    Can you use PlayStation Now to download games to PS5?

    Can you download PS Now games on PS5? Can you download from PlayStation Now as well as stream on PS5? Sony introduced the ability to download certain games direct to your PS4 in a significant update to PS Now. Will this functionality be present on PS5 as well? As part of our PS5 guide, we'll give...

  • News Cyberpunk 2077 PS5, PS4 Gameplay Coming in the Near Future

    Almost go time, Samurai

    Earlier today, we got a glimpse of Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay running on an Xbox One X and Xbox Series X. The PlayStation counterparts to those two consoles are very likely to look and run extremely similar, but it won't be too long before we get a look at the real deal. A press release has confirmed that footage of Cyberpunk...

  • Guide PS5 DualSense Create Button: What Does It Do?

    What does the Create button do on PS5?

    The PS5 controller, named DualSense, has a brand new button called Create. Situated on the left side of the touch pad, Create is an evolution of the PS4 controller's Share button. So, what exactly can this new button do? As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to tell you everything we know about the Create butto

  • News Claim Another Easy Platinum Trophy with My Name Is Mayo 2, Out Today on PS4

    Bump up that Trophy level

    My Name Is Mayo is infamous for being an easy, ultra cheap way to get a platinum Trophy on PlayStation 4. Despite very limited gameplay — you're just clicking a jar of mayonnaise — it's proven very popular, especially with dedicated Trophy hunters. If you can't resist the sheen of a full Trophy cabinet, good news: My...

  • News PS5 Stunner Kena: Bridge of Spirits Still on Track for Early 2021

    One to look forward to

    Kena: Bridge of Spirits was scheduled to launch alongside the PlayStation 5, but was delayed earlier in the year. It’s no bother – there’s plenty to play on Sony’s new system – but some fans were worried when the PlayStation website listed the title for release in Q4 2021. That would be a pretty hefty rescheduling…...

  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Skewers Largest Launch in Series History

    Norse to see

    Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has proved a hit with players, as the series secured its largest launch in series history. That means it outpaced previous record holder Assassin’s Creed III, which sold around 3.5 million units during its first week. Here’s the PR for precise wording: “Building on favourable review scores and early...

  • News The Serious Sam Collection Is Out Now on PS4

    Double the gun, double the fun

    If you're up for a bit of mindless and chaotic FPS action on this fine Tuesday afternoon, look no further than the Serious Sam Collection. This bundle of the three classic games is out now on PlayStation 4, with support on PlayStation 5 with backwards compatibility, costing £24.99/$29.99 on the PlayStation Store. It...

  • News PS5 Lets You Actually Keep Up with Gaming Podcasts

    Spotify makes it easy

    It's time to own up: how many of you subscribe to gaming podcasts, but quickly find yourself weeks behind schedule as you either forget to listen to them or simply don't find the time to? We know there's probably quite a few of you (that includes ourselves), but the PlayStation 5 appears to have a really easy way to stop that...

  • News Astro's Playroom Impresses PS5 Gamers with Its Finer Details

    Raindrops form familiar shapes

    Many of you will have already experienced it through to the very end, but for us lot still waiting to get our hands on the PlayStation 5 (hurry up Thursday), Astro's Playroom is still a seriously exciting prospect. This scribe is going to kickstart the generation by playing the free pack-in game first while Demon's...

  • Mini Review Five Dates (PS4) - Interactive Romantic Comedy So Bad It's Almost Good

    Daters gonna date

    "I've got a surprise for you," says Vinny to his friend Callum over a video call: "I've joined a dating app!" Callum reacts with such glee, one would be forgiven for thinking that Vinny had just announced the reformation of The Beatles. Surely everyone uses dating apps in 2020? Who wants to awkwardly wander up to someone in a bar...

  • News Now They've Got Stephen A Smith Promoting Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales

    Stay off the weed

    The marketing budget for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales always looked pretty big, but it’s gotten mental over the past week or so. We’ve had licensed Adidas sneakers, Jaden Smith music videos, and now… ESPN’s Stephen A Smith! But no

  • News Immortals Fenyx Rising Details Three Post-Launch Expansions for PS5, PS4

    Because it's a Ubisoft game

    If you thought that the Immortals Fenyx Rising experience would start and promptly end on 3rd December 2020, you mustn't know how Ubisoft does things nowadays. The French publisher has today confirmed extensive post-launch support for the open-world title, taking the form of three pieces of DLC. All of them are...

  • News You Can Mute All PS5 Audio with the DualSense's Microphone Button

    Just hold it down

    The new PlayStation 5 discoveries keep cranking up – even a week after the system’s American launch. Did you know, for example, that the DualSense’s mute button can also be used to quickly and conveniently turn off all of the system’s sound? You may want to do this if someone’s trying to speak to you, or if you need to...

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  • Guide How to Get PS5 Stock Notifications

    Get instant PlayStation 5 stock updates

    How can you get PS5 stock notifications the moment Sony’s next-gen system is available? Sitting around refreshing retailer websites is not practical and not convenient, so you may be looking for a solution that will ensure you’re notified the moment new PlayStation 5 consoles are ready to purchase...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: All Trophies and How to Unlock the Platinum

    You've only done everything

    As part of our Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to reveal all Astro's Playroom Trophies and how to unlock the Platinum. There are a total of 43 Trophies to unlock, with an additional 3 Trophies kept separate as Add On Trophies. It's worth noting that despite these additional Trophies being listed as an Add On, you...

  • News More PS5 Consoles Will Be Available Before and After Christmas

    The assurance of Jim Ryan

    For all the marketing put behind the launch of the PlayStation 5, some parts of the internet consider it rather in vain since actually getting your hands on one starting today without a pre-order is a pretty tall order. While some outlets will have a limited number of consoles to sell, the next-gen system is effectively...

  • Guide Can You Use a PS5 Controller on PS4?

    Will DualSense work with PlayStation 4?

    Can you use a PS5 controller on PS4? We've already answered whether you can use a PS4 controller on PS5, but what about the other way around? Will the DualSense work with the PlayStation 4? As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to reveal whether you can use Sony's brand new pad on your current-gen console. For...

  • Guide How to Use an External Hard Drive on PS5

    Expanding your PlayStation 5 storage capacity

    How do you use an external HDD on PS5? You're almost certainly going to want to connect some kind of external storage device to your PlayStation 5, as its SSD is quite small (See Also: PS5 SSD: How Much Storage Space Does It Have?). It's worth noting that while you can use an external HDD for backwards...

  • News Dua Lipa Is Coming to FIFA 21 And She Looks Better Than Actual Footballers

    New Rules

    EA Sports continues to put its priorities in the right place, adding Dua Lipa as an unlockable player in FIFA 21. To be clear, that’s the New Rules singer and not some teenage Portuguese superstar that only soccer nerds have heard of. While the publisher’s yet to officially confirm the news, her model was datamined from a new PC patch...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: GPU Jungle - All Collectibles: Artefacts, Puzzle Pieces

    Charted

    Where do you find the Artefacts and Puzzle Pieces in the GPU Jungle world of Astro's Playroom? This is the jungle-themed area that you'll visit, and is divided up into four different levels. In total, there are 9 Artefacts and 16 Puzzle Pieces for you to collect here. As part of our Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to reveal the location...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: SSD Speedway - All Collectibles: Artefacts, Puzzle Pieces

    Omega booster!

    Where do you find the Artefacts and Puzzle Pieces in the SSD Speedway world of Astro's Playroom? This is the futuristic racetrack area that you'll visit, and is divided up into four different levels. In total, there are 9 Artefacts and 16 Puzzle Pieces for you to collect here. As part of our Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to...

  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Commits a Trophy Sin on PS5

    No shared list

    If you're a passionate Trophy hunter like this scribe, the following story is about to really get on your nerves. Assassin's Creed Valhalla has separate Trophy lists for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions of the game, meaning if you started out on what is now Sony's last-gen console before switching to the brand spanking new...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: Cooling Springs - All Collectibles: Artefacts, Puzzle Pieces

    Cool hoarder

    Where do you find the Artefacts and Puzzle Pieces in the Cooling Springs world of Astro's Playroom? This is the ice-themed area that you'll visit, and is divided up into four different levels. In total, there are 9 Artefacts and 16 Puzzle Pieces for you to collect here. As part of our Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to reveal the...

  • Guide How to Remote Play the PS5

    Play your PS5 games anywhere remotely

    How do you Remote Play the PS5? Sony's Remote Play feature allows you to play your PlayStation 5 games on a different device, like a PC, smartphone, and PlayStation 4. This works using streaming technology, bouncing a video signal from your PS5 console over the Internet. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How Does Multiplayer and Online Play Work?

    Jolly cooperation

    How do you play with friends in Demon's Souls? Is it multiplayer? It's a bit unclear from the outset how the online functionality works in Demon's Souls and it wastes no time explaining itself. We're here to answer your questions in this Demon's Souls guide and shed some light on how the online functionality works. Playing...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: All Trophies and How to Unlock the Platinum

    A walkthrough for all the Trophies in Demon's Souls

    This Demon's Souls Trophy roadmap will illuminate how to go about getting the Platinum Trophy in what is the PS5's premiere exclusive, Demon's Souls. As a part of our Demon's Souls Guide, we're going to break down each trophy in Demon's Souls, how to unlock each one, and what steps you should take...

  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: How to Pay Respects at Jefferson Davis' Grave in Harlem

    Never give up

    How do you pay respects at Jefferson Davis' grave in Harlem in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales? In order to unlock the Never Give Up Trophy, you'll need to find the resting place of Jefferson Davis. As part of our Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales guide

  • Review Assassin's Creed Valhalla (PS4) - Epic Viking Adventure Buckled by Countless Bugs

    The Raven still beguiling

    Picture the scene: you and your battle-hardened Viking clan are storming a huge Saxon fortress. You've smashed through the main gate, torn your enemies to pieces in the courtyard, and now you're racing towards the central keep. A degenerate king waits inside, surrounded by his finest warriors — but they're not going to...

  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: How to Pay Respects to a Legend in Upper West Side

    Best fries in town

    How do you pay respects to a legend in Upper West Side in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales? In order to unlock the Best Fries in Town Trophy, you'll need to find this tribute to iconic person. As part of our Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales guide, we're goi

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: Memory Meadow - All Collectibles: Artefacts, Puzzle Pieces

    Ico-nic

    Where do you find the Artefacts and Puzzle Pieces in the Memory Meadow world of Astro's Playroom? This is the PSone-themed area that you'll visit, and is divided up into four different levels. In total, there are 9 Artefacts and 16 Puzzle Pieces for you to collect here. As part of our Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to reveal the...

  • Guide How to Remove Other Storage Space from PS5

    Reducing the space reserved on your PlayStation 5

    How do you remove Other storage space from PS5? If you've just got your spangly new PlayStation 5 and started installing games on your SSD, you may be bemused by the appearance of the Other files eating into your SSD's available storage space. What is Other storage space and how do you get rid of it?...

  • Guide Bugsnax: All Bugsnax and How to Catch Them

    How to capture every species of Bugsnax

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in, er, Bugsnax? How many Bugsnax species are there? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you about every creature in the game and how to catch them all. Below is a list of every Bugsnak, organised by where they appear on the map, and how to capture each one...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: What Is World Tendency?

    Grab some popcorn for this one

    What's World Tendency? How the heck does World Tendency work? Tendency is undeniably the most cryptic and eclectic thing in Demon's Souls. If you're just stumbling upon this during a casual Demon's Souls playthrough and feeling overwhelmed, that's okay. You can completely ignore World Tendency and still make it through...

  • News PS Plus Collection Games Can Be Played on PS4 via PS5 Workaround

    Easily redeemable

    We don't really know why you would ever want to do this, but the backwards-compatible PlayStation 4 games that make up the PlayStation 5's PS Plus Collection can actually be played on the older console. This is thanks to a workaround which sees you redeem those select titles on your PS5, thus making them playable on your PS4 too...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Tower Knight Boss

    Tower Knight's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Catch All Bugsnax in Flavor Falls

    All Bugsnax in Flavor Falls and how to catch them

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in Flavor Falls in Bugsnax? What are all the Bugsnax in Flavor Falls, and how to you capture them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you all about the Bugsnax found in Flavor Falls, and how to catch them. How to Catch All Bugsnax in Flavor Falls:...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Rescue Yuria the Witch

    Witch in the Tower

    Where is Yuria the Witch and how do you rescue her? Yuria is, ironically enough, one of the kindest characters you'll come across Demon's Souls. Getting the Witch in the Tower Trophy for freeing her only further sweetens the deal. She'll also be able to teach you some spells of the shadier variety back in The Nexus once she's...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Catch All Bugsnax in Sizzlin' Sands

    All Bugsnax in Sizzlin' Sands and how to catch them

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in Sizzlin' Sands in Bugsnax? What are all the Bugsnax in Sizzlin' Sands, and how to you capture them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you all about the Bugsnax found in Sizzlin' Sands, and how to catch them. How to Catch All Bugsnax in Sizzlin'...

  • Guide Bugsnax: All Trophies and How to Get the Platinum

    A walkthrough for all the Trophies in Bugsnax

    In this Bugsnax Trophy roadmap, we're going to tell you how to get the Platinum Trophy in this viral indie title. As part of our main Bugsnax guide, we'll reveal every Trophy along with their descriptions, and some strategies for how to get them. Note: There may be some Trophies and information listed...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Catch All Bugsnax in Frosted Peak

    All Bugsnax in Frosted Peak and how to catch them

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in Frosted Peak in Bugsnax? What are all the Bugsnax in Frosted Peak, and how to you capture them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you all about the Bugsnax found in Frosted Peak, and how to catch them. How to Catch All Bugsnax in Frosted Peak:...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Catch All Bugsnax in Scorched Gorge

    All Bugsnax in Scorched Gorge and how to catch them

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in Scorched Gorge in Bugsnax? What are all the Bugsnax in Scorched Gorge, and how to you capture them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you all about the Bugsnax found in Scorched Gorge, and how to catch them. How to Catch All Bugsnax in Scorched...

  • Guide How to Enable PS5 Game Boost

    Making the most of your PS4 games on PS5

    How do you enable PS5 Game Boost? When you're playing PS4 backwards compatible games on your next-gen console, you may be wondering how to enable PS5 Game Boost so you get the best possible experience. On PS4 Pro, for compatibility reasons, Boost Mode was an optional toggle. So, how do you turn on PS5 Game...

  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: How Long Does It Take to Beat?

    Marvel time

    How long does Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales take to beat? There's been a lot of discussion about whether Insomniac Games' superhero romp is a sequel or a spin-off, and many people want to know how long it takes to complete the campaign. As part of our Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales guide, we're going to put a number on how many...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: All Puzzle Pieces Locations

    A grand tour

    How do you find all the Puzzle Pieces in Astro's Playroom? Puzzle Pieces are computer chip-themed jigsaw pieces that help to create murals in the PlayStation Labo world once you've collected them. You'll primarily find them in secret areas, although some are easier to locate than others. In this

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Catch All Bugsnax in Boiling Bay

    All Bugsnax in Boiling Bay and how to catch them

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in Boiling Bay in Bugsnax? What are all the Bugsnax in Boiling Bay, and how do you capture them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you all about the Bugsnax found in Boiling Bay, and how to catch them. How to Catch All Bugsnax in Boiling Bay: Here's...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Catch All Bugsnax in Sugarpine Woods

    All Bugsnax in Sugarpine Woods and how to catch them

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in Sugarpine Woods in Bugsnax? What are all the Bugsnax in Sugarpine Woods, and how to you capture them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you all about the Bugsnax found in Sugarpine Woods, and how to catch them. How to Catch All Bugsnax in...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Dragon God Boss

    Dragon God's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: CPU Plaza - All Collectibles: Puzzle Pieces

    One down, lots more to go

    Where do you find the Puzzle Pieces in the CPU Plaza world of Astro's Playroom? This is the initial area that you'll visit, and serves as an interactive hub for the rest of the release's worlds. In total, there are 4 Puzzle Pieces for you to collect here. As part of our Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to reveal the...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Catch All Bugsnax in Simmering Springs

    All Bugsnax in Simmering Springs and how to catch them

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in Simmering Springs in Bugsnax? What are all the Bugsnax in Simmering Springs, and how to you capture them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you all about the Bugsnax found in Simmering Springs, and how to catch them. How to Catch All Bugsnax...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: Which Class Should You Pick?

    Find the best class for you in Demon's Souls

    Which class should you pick in Demon's Souls? Class determines your role at the beginning of the game, as well as your starting attributes, equipment, and more. Selecting your class is an important decision, as it will determine your playstyle at the beginning of the game, and also influence the kind of...

  • News Sony Hosts Spectacular Light Show at Headquarters to Celebrate PS5 Launch

    Illuminating

    Update: Sony's released a short of the flashy light show currently on display at its San Mateo headquarters. You can watch that below: Wonder what the electricity bill for all of this looks like? Original Story: Sony has prepared a spectacular light show at its headquarters to mark the launch of the PlayStation 5 in the United...

  • Guide How to Enable 3D Audio on PS5

    Optimise the sound for your PlayStation 5

    How do you enable 3D audio on PS5? 3D audio, and the Tempest Engine, is one of the key new features of the PlayStation 5, allowing you to enjoy deeper immersion in next-gen games. The way it works is by tracking the position of hundreds of individual samples, meaning a rain storm soundscape is made up of...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: Which Starting Gift Should You Pick?

    Starting on the right foot

    Which starting gift should you pick in Demon's Souls? This is a new addition to the PlayStation 5 game, bringing it more in line with the Dark Souls titles. When choosing a character class, you'll now also be able to pick a starting gift to take on your adventure with you. You'll find many of these items as you play...

  • Guide How to Transfer PS4 Saves to PS5

    Moving your save data from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5

    How do you transfer PS4 saves to PS5? If you're planning to continue playing your PlayStation 4 games on the PlayStation 5 using backwards compatibility, you may want to move your progress from one console to the other. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to explain how you can transfer PS4...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Rescue Sage Freke

    A Dash of Sage

    Where is Sage Freke and how do you rescue him? Not only is he necessary to learning some of the most useful spells in Demon's Souls, but freeing him will also get you the A Dash of Sage Trophy on top of it. As part of our Demon's Souls guide, we'll tell you where to find him and how to rescue him. Finding and Rescuing Sage Freke:...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Find and Scan the Snaxsquatch

    How and where to scan the Snaxsquatch and get the Candid Cryptid Trophy

    How do you locate the Snaxsquatch in Bugsnax? Where is the Snaxsquatch, and how can you scan it? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to explain what the Snaxsquatch is, and how and where to find it. You'll need to find and scan the Snaxsquatch in order to earn the 'Candid...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Kill the Blue Dragon

    Yellow-Eyes Blue Dragon

    How do you defeat Blue Dragon? The Demon's Souls remake is here and so are we to try and help you along the way with our Demon's Souls guide. While it might not be a fully-fledged boss, it's still possible to bring down the Blue Dragon, and we're here to tell you how. How to Kill the Blue Dragon in Demon's Souls: Boy does...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: What are Soul Form and Human Form?

    Become human

    What is Soul Form? What about Human Form? There's a lot going on in Demon's Souls that it doesn't really care to explain to you, but that's precisely where we come in! We're here with our Demon's Souls guide to bring you up to speed on how Human and Soul Form work and why they're important. Demon's Souls: Soul Form: After finishing...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Armor Spider Boss

    Armor Spider's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: All Artefacts Locations

    Dude Raider

    How do you find all the Artefacts in Astro's Playroom? Artefacts are historical PlayStation items or peripherals that get stored in the PlayStation Labo world once you've collected them. You'll primarily find them in golden crates, although there are exceptions to this rule. In this Astro's Playroom guide

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Defeat All Legendary Bugsnax

    How to beat and catch every legendary Bugsnak and get the Bossy Bugs Trophy

    How do you beat all the legendary Bugsnax in Bugsnax? What are the legendary Bugsnax, and how can you catch them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to explain how to defeat and capture each of the legendary Bugsnax. Defeating all the legendary Bugsnax rewards you...

  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: How Many Main Missions Are There?

    A full list

    How many main missions are there in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales? While there are tons of side-activities to complete in Insomniac Games' superhero spin-off, you may be wondering how close you are to the conclusion by considering how many main missions you've completed. As part of our Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales guide, we're...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Catch All Bugsnax in Garden Grove

    All Bugsnax in Garden Grove and how to catch them

    How do you catch all the Bugsnax in Garden Grove in Bugsnax? What are all the Bugsnax in Garden Grove, and how to you capture them? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to tell you all about the Bugsnax found in Garden Grove, and how to catch them. How to Catch All Bugsnax in Garden Grove:...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: What Happens When You Defeat the Vanguard Tutorial Boss?

    Good luck

    Can you kill the Vanguard in Demon's Souls? If you're anything like us, you probably quickly died to the Vanguard boss in the opening tutorial and wondered whether or not defeating it was even possible. Turns out it is! We're here to tell you what happens if you do as part of our greater Demon's Souls guide. Demon's Souls: What Happens...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: PlayStation Labo - All Collectibles: Artefacts, Puzzle Pieces

    For the Players

    Where do you find the Artefacts and Puzzle Pieces in the PlayStation Labo world of Astro's Playroom? This is differs from other areas of the game, as it serves like a kind of collectibles hub. You unlock collectibles using a capsule machine to the north of the level, and in total there are 10 Artefacts and 28 Puzzle Pieces for you to...

  • Guide How to Upgrade PS4 Games to PS5

    Upgrading on PS Store and with Blu-ray discs

    How do you upgrade PS4 games to PS5? Many games are offering an upgrade path from the PlayStation 4 to the PlayStation 5, meaning you'll get the next-gen version for free if you already own a current-gen copy. You can find a full list of games supporting this through here: PS4 to PS5: All Games with...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: Where to Find Biorr

    Brother-in-Arms

    How do you find and free Biorr in Demon's Souls? We'll answer that exact question as part of our Demon's Souls guide. There are a number of helpful NPC's in Demon's Souls, and Biorr is one of them. If you liberate Biorr from his holding cell, he'll assist you with the Penetrator fight which is vital for the Brothers-in-Arms Trophy...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Fool's Idol Boss

    Fool's Idol Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: What Is Character Tendency?

    Come to the dark side

    What is Character Tendency and how does it work? Character Tendency is second only to World Tendency when it comes to the most complicated concepts in Demon's Souls. We're here to tell you how it works as part of our Demon's Souls guide that aims to bring you up to speed and make an avid Demon slayer out of you in no time...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Phalanx Boss

    Phalanx's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered by...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Flamelurker Boss

    Flamelurker's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls New Game +: What Carries Over and How to Start New Game +

    It never ends

    How does New Game + work in Demon's Souls? The Souls games have always had a somewhat unique approach to New Game +, and Demon's Souls is no exception. In this Demon's Souls guide, we'll be doing our best to answer the questions you likely have. Demon's Souls New Game +: What Carries Over: As soon as your New Game + playthrough...

  • Guide Bugsnax: How to Feed and Transform Gramble

    How to give Gramble Bugsnax and unlock Midnight Snak Trophy

    How do you transform Gramble in Bugsnax? Is there a way to feed Bugsnax to Gramble? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to explain how you can give the creatures to Gramble in order to transform him. You'll need to fully transform him and the rest of the game's characters if you want...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How Long Does It Take to Beat?

    More sprawling journey than short jaunt

    How long does it take to finish Demon's Souls? Since the bulk of this remake is very faithful to the 2009 original, your results may vary depending on how much memory you have of the game's enemies and stages. We're here to provide you an estimate for the average player who likely hasn't touched the original...

  • Talking Point What Are Your First Impressions of PS5?

    How's your first day with PS5?

    We did it, everyone! PlayStation 5 has finally arrived after months of waiting, a slow trickle of news, and more rumours and false info than we can recall. We can at last shut out all the noise and celebrate: PS5 is here. Those lucky enough to secure a PS5 pre-order will be opening up those boxes, setting up their...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Adjudicator Boss

    Adjudicator's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • News PlayStation Boss Jim Ryan Thanks Fans As PS5 Launches

    "We created PS5 for you"

    Sony bigwig Jim Ryan had one message for fans as the PlayStation 5 launched in the United States today: thank you. Presumably that has little to do with the bumper bonuses he’s about to pocket once the console inevitably breaks sales records, and more to do with the fact that he appreciates every single one of you...

  • Guide How to Remove the Screw Plug from PS5

    Attaching the stand to your PlayStation 5

    How do you remove the screw plug from the PS5? Whichever position you plan to place your PlayStation 5, you’ll need to connect it to the base included in the box. If you’re hoping to place it vertically, then you’ll need to remove a screw plug from the bottom of the console. As part of our PS5 guide,...

  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: How Much Storage Space Does It Take Up on PS5?

    The magic number

    How much storage space to Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales take up on PS5? You may be wondering just how many GB Insomniac Games' superhero spin-off uses on the PlayStation 5, and as part of our Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales guide we're going to reveal all. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: How Much Storage Space Does It...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Maneater Boss

    Maneater's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered by...

  • News Sony Spices Up Social Media with Twitter Like Button Takeover

    Likey, likey

    This is surely a Twitter first? Sony has taken over social media for the launch of the PlayStation 5, and as a result, any message that you like which contains the #PS5 hashtag will see the traditional heart shape transform into a DualSense right in front of your very eyes. Go on, give it a go: Naturally, this is going to drive huge...

  • News Dreams Is Backwards Compatible on PS5, Creations Will Get Performance Boost

    Dream big

    This is a bit of an obvious point, but Media Molecule's Dreams will of course be backwards compatible on PlayStation 5. It's very good news, as the make-anything create 'em up thrives on community engagement, so it only makes sense to have the game be accessible on the new hardware. The news comes from Media Molecule itself, but the...

  • News Bethesda Pegs PS5's Deathloop for 21st May

    Groundhog day

    Update: As rumoured earlier in the week, Bethesda has now attached a 21st May release date to Deathloop on the PS5. One important detail, the base game will be $59.99/£59.99, so the publisher is not charging next-gen tax just yet. Original Story: Deathloop, the ambitious time-based first-person adventure from Dishonored developer...

  • Out Today PS5, Sony's Biggest and Most Powerful Console

    Play Has No Limits

    After a truly unique year, PlayStation 5 is available right now and shipping to homes across select territories. Everyone else will be able to join in the fun a week later on 19th November 2020. And it still feels surreal to even say that. With an ongoing global pandemic, months of uncertainty and silence from the Japanese giant,...

  • Reminder Bugsnax Is Now Available to PS Plus Members on PS5

    Add it to your library now

    The very first PlayStation Plus game on PS5 is the one and only Bugsnax. Developer Young Horses has followed up Octodad: Dadliest Catch with this bizarre adventure, in which your main aim is to catch half bug, half snack creatures. It joins PS4 titles Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Hollow Knight as part of PS Plus for...

  • News A Bunch of Free Costumes for Sackboy: A Big Adventure Are Available Now

    Free DLC outfits up for grabs

    Sackboy: A Big Adventure is unlike the LittleBigPlanet games in that there's no creation mode, but there are still some similarities. For example, the character's love of dressing up remains intact, as the new game features loads of new outfits for you to discover. However, did you know you can snag some more costumes...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Old Monk Boss

    Old Monk's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered by...

  • News Ghost of Tsushima Sales Exceed Five Million in Just Four Months

    New IP just gets better

    Blimey, Ghost of Tsushima has done rather well for itself, hasn't it? The new IP from InFAMOUS developer Sucker Punch Productions has now sold more than five million copies worldwide since its PlayStation 4 launch back in July. This puts it on track to compete with Horizon Zero Dawn, which topped 7.6 million sales in its...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Penetrator Boss

    Penetrator's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Maiden Astraea Boss

    Maiden Astraea's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Rescue Saint Urbain

    Umbasa

    Where is Saint Urbain and how do you rescue him? Saint Urbain is especially useful as freeing him will grant you access to the most helpful Miracles in Demon's Souls. Rescuing him isn't too difficult, and doing so will get you the Umbasa Trophy to sweeten the deal. As part of our Demon's Souls guide, we'll tell you where to find him and how...

  • Guide Bugsnax: All Lizbert's Video Diaries Locations

    Where to find all video diaries and get Documentarian Trophy

    Where are all of Lizbert's video diaries in Bugsnax? How do you find and watch all the video diaries? As part of our Bugsnax guide, we're going to explain how and where to find all of Lizbert's video diaries. Finding all the video diaries and watching them unlocks the 'Documentarian'...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the False King Boss

    False King's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • Guide How to Turn Off Trophy Videos on PS5

    Disable all Trophy videos on PlayStation 5

    How do you turn off Trophy videos on PS5? You may notice when playing your PlayStation 5 that as soon as you unlock a Trophy on the console, it'll record a short video of you collecting it. While this is a cool novelty at first, these clips quickly add up, wasting precious PS5 storage space. As part of our...

  • Guide Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales: All Suits and How to Unlock Them

    Dressed to impress

    What are all Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales suits and how do you unlock them? Dressing up is a huge part of the superhero series, and developer Insomniac Games has outdone itself with Miles Morales' roster of costumes. As part of our Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales guide we're going to list all suits and how to unlock them...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Old Hero Boss

    Old Hero's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered by...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: How Long Does It Take to Beat?

    Astro hours

    How long does Astro's Playroom take to beat? The free PlayStation 5 pack-in is probably the first game you'll play on your spangly next-gen console, but how long does it take to finish? In this Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to reveal how many hours you'll be spending with Japan Studio's cutesy PS5 platformer. Astro's Playroom: How...

  • Guide How to Mute PS5's Microphone

    How to turn off your PS5's mic

    How do you mute PS5's microphone? You may not know this but the DualSense, the PS5's controller, comes with a microphone included as part of the pad. This means that, if you're playing a multiplayer game like Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, you may find that others can hear you without you realising it. As part of...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Storm King Boss

    Stork King's Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • News Demon's Souls Gets One Last Trailer as PS5 Launches

    So the world might be mended

    PlayStation 5 has launched in North America and other territories today, and one of its key games out of the gate is Demon's Souls. Coming from Bluepoint Games, this is a full-blown remake of the PS3 classic, and it's never looked any less than fantastic. With PS5 finally in (some) people's hands, what better time than...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Leechmonger Boss

    Leechmonger's trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you covered...

  • News Sackboy Is Going On a Big Adventure In This PS5 Launch Trailer

    Play time

    PlayStation 5 is here, and so is Sackboy: A Big Adventure. The new game starring the miniature hero launches today on both PS5 and PS4, and to celebrate, Sony's released this colourful launch trailer. We hear a little of Dawn French's narrator introducing us to Craft World before the big baddy comes to ruin everyone's fun. Sackboy comes...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: Can You Delete It?

    Removing the robot

    Can you delete Astro's Playroom from your PS5? With the PlayStation 5's available storage space coming at a premium, you may want to delete this bright and breezy platformer once you've beaten it. As part of our Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to reveal whether you can remove the game from your SSD. For more information, refer...

  • Guide Demon's Souls: How to Beat the Dirty Colossus Boss

    Dirty Colossus' Trophy guide

    The Demon bosses in Demon's Souls are the hardest and most stressful part of the whole affair. Filling up on souls in the stage prior only to have to prove yourself against a giant enemy with a massive health bar to match is almost always a daunting task. But don't worry, in this Demon's Souls guide we'll have you...

  • Guide Astro's Playroom: How Much Storage Space Does It Take Up?

    SSD hog

    How much storage space does Astro's Playroom take up on PS5? You may be curious about the file size of this free platformer, especially with PlayStation 5 having a relatively small SSD. As part of our Astro's Playroom guide, we're going to reveal how storage space it requires. For more information, refer to the following: Astro's Playroom:...

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  • News Call of Duty Fans Aren't Pleased with the Black Ops Cold War Map Count

    Just eight at launch

    Although Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War looks set to be the most content-packed entry in the franchise so far, it appears to have hit a bit of a problem at the final hurdle. The game, out this Friday on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, seemingly contains just eight multiplayer maps at launch. The total does scrape into double...

  • 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,...

  • Guide NBA 2K21: How to Earn VC

    Maximise your Virtual Currency income in NBA 2K21

    NBA 2K21’s lifeblood is VC (or Virtual Currency), an in-game currency which can be used to purchase upgrades for your MyPlayer, cosmetics such as clothing and shoes, and Player Packs in MyTeam. As it’s such an important part of the game, you’ll want to maximise your earnings potential as much...

  • Guide NBA 2K21: How Many College Games Are There?

    Find out how long you'll be at school in NBA 2K21

    How many college games are there in NBA 2K21? After beginning your burgeoning basketball career as a member of the Newark Eagles, you’ll be to enrol at one of 10 college programs: Michigan State, UConn, Florida, Gonzaga, Syracuse, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, UCLA, Villanova University, and West Virginia...

  • News Final PS Store Sale Before PS5 Has Some Noteworthy PS4 Bargains

    Bloodborne! Astro Bot! Civilization!

    PlayStation 5 is out tomorrow in the US, but that's not going to stop you from buying what are very soon to be last-gen games cheaper than a McDonald's meal, right? You surely know the drill by now. This latest PlayStation Store sale, which at the time of writing hasn't been detailed on the PlayStation Blog, has...

  • News The XIII PS4 Remake Looks Like a Massive Disaster

    What happened to the art style?

    Raise your hand if you forgot that the PlayStation 4 remake of XIII was coming out this week. Now, raise your hand if you forgot it even existed. We're willing to bet a large chunk of you would look pretty silly right now if your boss caught you on webcam via a Zoom call. Yes, the PS4 remake of XIII launched...

  • News Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered PS5 Gameplay Serves Some Crow

    Insane upgrade unveiled

    Update: And now have a comparison video of Marvel's Spider-Man from IGN to demonstrate the title's considerable visual upgrade on the PlayStation 5. The lighting is, frankly, outstanding in the next-gen version. Oh, and as for Peter Parker's new face, it's looking pretty good, as this capture from Game Riot demonstrates.

  • News PS5 Adds Wishlists to PS Store

    By popular demand

    What can we tell you about the new PlayStation Store? Well, first of all it’s really convenient, because it exists within the system software rather than a separate app. This means that when you use the console’s search function, for example, it’ll bring up options in the PS Store, and when you click those items you’ll be...

  • Round Up Godfall PS5 Reviews Have Mixed Feelings on Looter Slasher Launch Title

    God awful?

    The review embargo has lifted on another of PlayStation 5's launch titles, and this time it's the turn of Godfall. We've known about this game for a long time, and now we will finally learn if it's something worth your launch day pennies. Unfortunately, early reviews for Godfall are a little underwhelming. While critics feel the game...

  • News Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered Seemingly Removes Reference to Avengers Game

    Too bad

    Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered is looking like an extraordinary update to Insomniac Games’ classic PlayStation 4 superhero romp, and not just because its visuals are otherworldly either! No, the biggest upgrade here is the seeming removal of a reference to Marvel’s Avengers. Zing! We’re just kidding, we actually think Crystal...

  • Guide Best PS5 Accessories

    Every must-own PlayStation 5 peripheral

    The best PS5 accessories are peripherals that are practically essential for Sony’s next-gen system. While you’ll be able to fully enjoy the PlayStation 5 without any additional purchases, there are some additional items available that will undoubtedly improve your overall experience. As part of our PS5...

  • News Sony Sent PS4 Queue Hero a PS5 Ahead of Launch

    Because he can't queue right now

    Due to the pandemic, Joey Chiu can’t queue for a PlayStation 5 right now. However, he’ll still be one of the first to enjoy Sony’s next-gen console, as the Japanese giant sent him a system ahead of this week’s launch. Alongside the device, the company included a commemorative plaque, which reads: “First in...

  • News The Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Reversible Cover Is Seriously Stylish

    Almost as cool as Miles

    One perk of continuing to purchase your PlayStation 5 games physically is that you gain access to these super cool reversible box arts. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, assumedly on both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, sports a different cover on the inside of the case that you can switch to if the official key art...

  • Hands On Sackboy: A Big Adventure Is a Papercraft Marvel on PS5

    LittleBigLovely

    Geez, this PlayStation 5 launch lineup is getting ridiculous now. Like, we knew it was going to be good, but every single game we play seems to defy expectations. With whimsical platformer Sackboy: A Big Adventure, we were anticipating something light: a bright and breezy co-op romp to break up the bloodshed of Demon’s Souls. Well,...

  • News PS5 Freebie Astro's Playroom Teases More News Soon

    What could it be?

    Astro’s Playroom is comfortably one of the highlights of the PlayStation 5 launch lineup, and it comes pre-installed on your console, ready to play. If, like us, you’ve already beaten the game, however – you may be wondering if there’s more around the corner to enjoy. Short of confirming anything, creative director Nicolas...

  • News PSVR FPS Firewall Zero Hour Boosts Visual Fidelity on PS5

    Hacked up

    Sony hasn’t delved too deeply into the world of service games, but one of its biggest hits in the arena has been Firewall Zero Hour. The tactical first-person shooter has a very dedicated fanbase, and has been growing regularly since launching a few years ago. Unsurprisingly, then, it’ll be getting some improvements when you play on...

  • News Immortals Fenyx Rising Is Looking Good In PS5 Gameplay Video

    Quality and performance modes confirmed

    There's (understandably) a lot of focus on the launch of PlayStation 5 right now. Its slate of launch games is looking very good indeed, but don't forget — just a couple of weeks later, Immortals Fenyx Rising makes its debut. Originally called Gods & Monsters, the open world, Greek mythology adventure...

  • News Fans Are Marvelling at Spider-Man: Miles Morales' Fast Travel Speeds

    Quickest subway ride ever

    PlayStation 5 is fast, you already know it – everyone already knows it. But let’s take one more moment to acknowledge the massive quality of life improvements that Sony’s next-gen console is about to bring. Are you ready? This time, with the embargo lifted and the Japanese giant not about to hit us with a DMCA...

  • News Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Personalises PS5 Haptic Feedback for Every Gun

    Very cool stuff

    At least at launch, it very much looks like third-party developers will be embracing the unique features of the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller. Adaptive triggers and haptic feedback genuinely sound like big game-changers and those of you in the US will experience them for yourself tomorrow. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is one...

  • News Destiny 2 Will Run at 120FPS for PvP Multiplayer on PS5

    Anotherone.gif

    We've got another game to add to the list of PlayStation 5 titles that can run at 120 frames-per-second, or at least part of one. Bungie has confirmed that the Crucible in Destiny 2 will be able to reach the lauded frame rate on the next-gen console, presumably arriving alongside the general PS5 patch on 8th December 2020. For those...

  • News The Game Awards 2020 Nominees Will Be Announced Next Week

    Place your bets

    An important moment in the gaming calendar is nearing – and no, we’re not talking about the launch of the PlayStation 5 for once. Geoff Keighley has announced that on Wednesday, 18th November at 12PM ET, the nominees for The Game Awards 2020 will be announced as part of a special livestream. The main event will then get underway...

  • News Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold Looks Sweaty in FIFA 21 PS5 Screens

    It's all kickin' off

    The rollout for FIFA 21 on the PlayStation 5 has been downright weird. We would have put money on the game being available day one for Sony’s new system, but it actually won’t release until 4th December. Worse still, we’ve barely seen a second of gameplay from the next-gen upgrade, despite the likes of NBA 2K21 being...

  • News Watch the Opening 10 Minutes of Godfall in New PS5 Gameplay Video

    Time to get slashy

    Godfall was the first PlayStation 5 game to be announced, and now it's just a day away. The self-titled looter slasher has steadily grown more promising over the months leading up to PS5's launch, and it looks pretty darn solid in this latest gameplay video. Courtesy of GameSpot, check out the first 10 or so minutes of gameplay...

  • News Fall Guys Mid-Season Update Adds New Big Fans Level, Hazards, Costumes, and More

    Season 2.5 is underway

    Yep, Fall Guys is back, this time with a mid-season update that adds a whole bunch of fresh content to the popular party game. Season 2 is about half way through, and to keep players on their toes, developer Mediatonic has introduced a bunch of new stuff. You can see some of it in the new trailer above. The main attraction is...

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  • Hands On PS5 Backwards Compatibility - The Good, the Not Bad, and the Ugly

    Loading times! Performance! Resolution! More!

    PlayStation 5 backwards compatibility has been a big point of discussion in the build-up to the next-gen system’s launch – in fact, at times, it’s been the only point of conversation. Ever since Mark Cerny’s misjudged hardware deep dive in March – feels like a lifetime ago, doesn’t it? –...

  • News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Trophies Revealed, Platinum Requires a Bit of Everything

    Nothing too strenuous

    Much like Assassin's Creed Odyssey, it looks like Assassin's Creed Valhalla wants you to do a bit of everything in order to unlock its Platinum Trophy. The title's PS4 Trophy list is now live on the PlayStation Network, and while none of the trinkets jump out at us as being particularly difficult, achieving 100 per cent...

  • News Spider-Man: Miles Morales Takes About 12 Hours to Beat, Astro's Playroom Around 5 Hours

    Plenty to play

    Many have pondered how much playtime they’ll get out of next-gen titles like Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Astro’s Playroom, and fortunately we can now bring you answers. We beat Insomniac Games’ superhero spin-off in around 12 hours, engaging in light open world busywork along the way. We’ve since cleared the game...

  • News Star Wars: Squadrons PS5 Patch Pales in Comparison to Xbox Series X Update

    Other EA updates outlined, including Apex Legends

    Electronic Arts has detailed the sort of enhancements PlayStation 5 owners can look forward to when it comes to its range of titles, and the results aren't entirely consistent. Apex Legends appears to come out on top the most with a performance and resolution boost up to 1440p, with even more...

  • News PS5 Doesn't Have Quick Resume, But Loading Is Lightning Fast

    Games boot in under 10 seconds

    It’s the big next-gen buzzword that enthusiasts can’t stop talking about, and now we can finally confirm as part of our PS5 review: Sony’s next-gen console doesn’t have Quick Resume. Well, not yet, anyway. The inclusion of a button on the Control Centre panel named Switcher is conspicuous, but at present it...

  • News PS5 Displays Your Playtime in Next-Gen and PS4 Games

    Wall of shame

    Finally, the PlayStation 5 adds a new feature which displays your overall playtime in both next-gen and PlayStation 4 games. Interestingly, this data appears to be retroactive, so you’ll see the number of hours you’ve spent with titles tracking back years – and the figures appear to be generally accurate based on our findings...

  • News PS5 Introduces Accolades System to Encourage More Inclusive PSN Communities

    Badge of honour

    One of the coolest new features of the PlayStation 5, which we can’t wait to put through its paces come launch, is the new Accolades system which forms part of your User Profile. As outlined in our PS5 review, this is a brand new rewards system that's designed to acknowledge those players who represent "PlayStation’s ideals”...

  • News PS5 Adds Game Presets for Preferred Settings in Supported Titles

    Set your difficulty, subtitles, and more

    Are you the kind of gamer who jumps into the options tab in every title to enable subtitles or adjust the difficulty? You may not need to on the PlayStation 5, as a YouTube video uploaded by PlayStation Support reveals a new Game Presets feature on the next-gen console. In this, you’re able to select...

  • News Sadly, You Can't Store PS5 Games on an External HDD

    Storage woes

    As our PlayStation 5 review outlined earlier in the day, there’s currently no way to store next-gen games on an external HDD. While we’ve always known that you’ll need to use the SSD to boot PS5 titles, many had hoped that you’d be able to move games across to a separate storage unit should you need to save space. At the time of...

  • Guide New PS4 Games This Week (2nd November to 8th November)

    DIRT 5! Need for Speed! More!

    What new PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PlayStation Store update this week? It's the week before the video game industry goes crazy, so if you're not interested in DIRT 5 or Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered, you have a little bit of time to prepare yourself for next-gen. For a...

  • News Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Adds Solo Tours, Crash Bandicoot Gear in Today's Free Update

    Woah!

    Recently, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 received an update that improved its multiplayer offering, and now the single player is getting an overhaul. A free update due to be released today not only adds new Crash Bandicoot-themed items for you to collect, it brings a much requested change to how the Tours operate. The update will introduce Solo...

  • News Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered Reveals Two More Fantastic Suits

    Arachnid Rider and Armoured Advanced

    If you're picking up the Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition for PlayStation 5 and you haven't played the 2018 title, you're in for quite a treat. Marvel's Spider-Man is being completely remastered, and what's more, you'll also gain access to the two new Spidey suits you see below. They're named...

  • News Codemasters in Talks with Take-Two Over Takeover

    F1 2K21?

    Codemasters, the legendary British publisher behind the recently released DIRT 5, has confirmed that it’s in talks with Take-Two over a possible takeover. Video Games Chronicle reports that an internal statement revealed conversations were taking place between the firm and 2K Games’ parent company. The figure currently being thrown...

  • News Multiple Trusted Sources Tease Mass Effect Announcement This Weekend

    Is it finally happening?

    Okay, nobody panic, but it looks like it's finally happening. N7 Day falls on this weekend — Saturday the 7th November, to be clear — and fans have been hoping that BioWare will celebrate the annual event by finally announcing the long rumoured Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster (also known as Mass Effect Legendary Edition)...

  • News PS5 Has 667GB of Usable Storage Space on Its SSD

    Out of 825GB

    It's official: The PS5 comes with approximately 667GB of usable storage space on its custom SSD, as noted in our massively in-depth PS5 Review. The SSD's total size is 825GB, but a sizable chunk of that is reserved for the console's operating system. The bottom line is that this is a very limited amount of storage space. It's highly...

  • News You Can't Play PT on PS5

    At all

    PT, short for Playable Teaser, made an enormous impression when it hit PlayStation 4 in 2014. While it was only a precursor to a much larger project — Silent Hills — the experience is heralded as one of the best horror titles on the system, and it has been hugely influential on the genre. Sadly, PT was pulled from the PlayStation Store...

  • News Control's Controversial PS5 Upgrade Slips to Early 2021

    To improve the final quality

    Remedy has decided to delay the PlayStation 5 version of Control: Ultimate Edition to early 2021 as the studio wants to improve the final quality of the product. This in turn means the developer wants more time for polish and production. It needs no introduction, however, as the re-release of Control caused controversy a...

  • News Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate's Mileena Smiles for PS5, PS4 Trailer

    Open wide

    Toothy Tarkatan Mileena is joining the roster of Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, and here’s your first look at character in action. As you’d expect, there are some seriously grim moves here, including one where she licks her opponent – before chomping at their flesh. She also has some pretty potent specials in her arsenal, like the...

  • News WipEout Lives On In This One-Of-A-Kind £190,000 Supercar

    "This project has been way beyond anything I've seen before"

    Anti-grav racing series WipEout hasn't seen a brand-new mainline entry in some time, but that doesn't mean that the legacy of the franchise – which began 25 years ago alongside the western launch of the original PlayStation – can't live on. Last night, WipEout co-creator and Game...

  • News Call of Duty Combines Progression Across Three Games This December

    Warzone, Black Ops Cold War, and Modern Warfare

    Well, this is going to be really easy to explain. Following the launch of Call of Duty: Warzone, the free-to-play Battle Royale shooter has become a big enough deal to where Activision feels the need to combine and streamline its progression across another two games. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has...

  • News Sackboy: A Big Adventure Delays Online Co-Op Feature to a Later Date

    Save transfer not available at launch

    When Sackboy: A Big Adventure launches across both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 next week, you will only be able to play with friends in local co-op. Sumo Digital has made the decision to delay online multiplayer functionality, with it instead arriving via a free patch before the end of this year. The same...

  • News Godfall Is Apparently a Timed PS5 Console Exclusive for Six Months

    Another Sony deal

    Here's a detail that you may have missed from Godfall's recently released launch trailer. At the end of the video, Sony reiterates that the game's a PS5 console exclusive. In other words, it won't be available on Xbox — just PS5 and PC. However, an all-important asterisk leads to further clarification. A note at the bottom of...

  • News Worms Rumble Open Beta Hits PS4 This Weekend

    Try out the new real-time Worms game

    Worms is coming back, and for its latest iteration, it's making the action real-time. Dropping the turn-based gameplay in favour of more immediate fun, Worms Rumble is coming to both PlayStation 5 and PS4 in December. However, you can play it early via the open beta, which kicks off on PS4 today. The beta test...

  • News Astro's Playroom Looks Delightful in New PS5 Gameplay Trailer

    Robot rock

    As if you needed further proof that Astro's Playroom is an utter joy, Sony has put out a brand new trailer, showing off lots of gameplay. The PlayStation 5 pack-in game is a brilliant showcase for the console and its DualSense controller, but it's also just a wonderful 3D platformer. You can read more about what we think of the game in...

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  • News November 2020 PS Plus Games Are Available to Download Now

    Shadow of War and Hollow Knight await

    November 2020's PlayStation Plus games are available to download now from the PlayStation Store. Well, most of them. Both Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition — the month's two PS4 titles — are now yours to play if you're a subscriber. Meanwhile, Bugsnax, the first PS5 game to be...

  • News PS5 Comes with an HDMI 2.1 Cable, 120FPS Possible Out of the Box

    As long as you have the display

    A nice little detail to take into account when you bust open your PS5 later this month: the HDMI cable that the console comes with is actually HDMI 2.1, meaning that it supports 4K resolution at 120Hz (yep, it's the same as the Xbox Series X). In other words, you won't have to go and buy a new HDMI cable if you want...

  • Random Someone Put the PS5's Pad Under a Microscope

    Seeing shapes

    As we reported months ago, the rear of the PlayStation 5’s pad is made up of tiny symbols inspired by the system’s iconic face buttons. Now that we have one of the controllers in our home, however, we have to admit that the detail is surprisingly small. In fact, it actually contributes to the grippy part of the controller, and it...

  • Guide How to Use the PS5 DualSense Controller on PC

    How to set up the PS5 controller for Steam

    How do you use the PS5 controller on PC? How do you set up the PS5 DualSense controller for Steam? Much like the DualShock 4 pad, you can easily connect Sony's latest controller to a personal computer to play games on it. For this setup, we'll be connecting the PS5 controller to a PC through Steam. In this...

  • News Resident Evil Village Goes All the Way with PS5 Feature Support

    The full package

    If you were worried third-party developers wouldn't commit extra resources towards taking advantage of the unique PlayStation 5 feature set, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The PlayStation Store listing for Resident Evil Village has been updated with new details, confirming the DualSense controller will be put to use alongside 3D...

  • News Days Gone Runs at 60 Frames-Per-Second, Dynamic 4K on PS5

    The not-so broken road

    Days Gone will take advantage of Sony’s next-gen hardware at launch, running at “up to 60 frames-per-second in dynamic 4K” on the PlayStation 5. The title was previously locked at 30 frames-per-second on the PS4 Pro, and utilised a checkerboard rendering solution to resolve a 4K image. What does this mean in...

  • Hands On Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition on PS5 Is a Stylish Upgrade

    S rank

    Devil May Cry 5 is a frontrunner in the race for PlayStation 4’s flashiest game, so it’s no surprise that Capcom’s turning up the style for its PlayStation 5 upgrade. Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition – unlike so many next-gen re-releases – is a premium remaster, so there’s no free PS4 to PS5 path here. Fortunately, the Japanese...

  • Guide How Big Is the PS5?

    What are the PS5 dimensions?

    How big is the PS5? What are the PS5 dimensions? There has been a lot of talk about the size of the PlayStation 5 in the lead up to its launch, to the point where you might be wondering if it will even fit under your television or inside your entertainment centre. Well, it's time to whip out the measuring tape. In this...

  • News Dragon Quest XI S Is Indeed 60FPS on PS4 Pro

    Demo confirms it

    A playable demo for Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age just launched on PS4, and it confirms that the game runs at a seemingly rock solid 60 frames-per-second on PS4 Pro. When the title was announced for Sony's system earlier this year, there was some slight confusion over how the game would run, seeing as it is...

  • News Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster May Finally Be Announced This Weekend, Fans Hope

    N7 Day

    There's a growing hope that the long, long, long rumoured Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster — also known as Mass Effect Legendary Edition — may finally be announced this weekend. At this point, we all know that the remaster is happening — it's been outed by multiple trusted sources on multiple occasions — but the wait for its official...

  • News Why PS5 Fans Think Gran Turismo 7 Is Releasing Soon

    First half of 2021 advertised

    Oh, yeah! Gran Turismo 7 has been announced for the PlayStation 5, hasn’t it? The best news: it could be coming out pretty soon. That’s certainly what some simulation racing fans think, after spotting a disclaimer on a French advertisement for the game which says: “Sortie prévue pour la première moitié de...

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  • Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Games for November 2020?

    Plus or minus?

    November 2020's PlayStation Plus games have been announced, and it's a bit of a bumper month for the subscription service. Not only are we getting two highly rated PS4 titles — Sony's also thrown our very first PS5 game into the mix. That's right, the one and only Bugsnax debuts alongside Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Hollow...

  • Talking Point What Do You Want to Know About PS5?

    No question is too small

    It’s been a busy week at Push Square Towers as we begin to assemble our PlayStation 5 coverage. You may have already read our recent hands on impressions with Astro’s Playroom and the DualSense controller; do give it a read through here if you haven’t already, we’ve been pretty impressed with what we’ve experienced...

  • News Sackboy: A Big Adventure Trophies Tease a Fulfilling Platinum

    Jolly good

    Sackboy: A Big Adventure is shaping up to be the sleeper hit in the PlayStation 5’s launch lineup, and its Trophy list has now appeared online like a Pop It after you’ve pushed the Square button. This is for the PlayStation 4 version of the game, but you can rest assured the trinkets will be identical on Sony’s next-gen system –...