News - 2020, Week 46

Sunday15th Nov 2020

Saturday14th Nov 2020

Friday13th Nov 2020

Thursday12th Nov 2020

  • 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:...

Wednesday11th Nov 2020

  • 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

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    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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