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  • News These Are the Five Most Redeemed PS Plus Games Ever

    And the most played multiplayer titles

    As reported earlier, PlayStation Plus has handed out over 1,000 games since it debuted a decade ago, but which titles have been redeemed by the most members? An infographic released by Sony shows the most popular freebies thus far, accurate as of April 2020. They are as follows: Call of

  • News PS Plus Has Given Out Over 1,000 Free Games Since Launching

    Play time

    If you’ve been a PlayStation Plus subscriber since it launched exactly 10 years ago, then you’ll have been able to add over 1,000 games to your library over the course of the decade. The statistic comes courtesy of a Sony infographic designed to celebrate the service’s 10th anniversary, which we’ve embedded below: The platform...

  • News PS Plus Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Today

    Can we expect anything special?

    While we’re all waiting for July 2020’s free PS Plus games to be confirmed, it’s perhaps worth pointing out that Sony’s subscription service will celebrate its 10th anniversary today. The Japanese giant introduced the membership model on the PlayStation 3, and it was a very different beast in its early days...

  • News UK Sales Charts: The Last of Us Remastered Returns Amid Sequel's Success

    We really are The Last of Us

    Not one but two The Last of Us titles cracked the UK sales charts this week, as The Last of Us Remastered rebounded on the back of its PlayStation 4 successor’s record-breaking success. Joel and Ellie’s inaugural adventure saw an 82 per cent rise in week-on-week sales in order to secure 9th place, while the sequel...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 330

    Sun and games

    Has it really been a week since The Last of Us: Part II launched? Most of you will probably be mopping up the Platinum Trophy using our The Last of Us 2 guide or perhaps participating in our spoiler discussion. As for the rest of you, well, you’ll probably be working on finishing the game. Don’t rush – it deserves to be savoured...

  • Quiz How Well Do You Know The Last of Us?

    It's about the journey

    You knew it was coming, didn't you? As The Last of Us: Part II launches, perhaps the biggest PlayStation 4 exclusive of all, it's time to test your knowledge of the original game and its DLC -- Left Behind. How well do you know The Last of Us? Do you remember Ellie and Joel's journey across post-apocalyptic America like it was...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 329

    Surprise us

    Do we really need to even ask the question? Really? Our PlayStation 4 friends list is filled with The Last of Us 2, and we suspect it’s much the same for you, too. Whether or not the sequel breaks sales records is up for debate, but one thing’s for sure: it’s a monstrous release. Sammy Barker, Editor: Now that I’m done putting...

  • Guide GTA 5 Cheats: Every Cheat Code in Grand Theft Auto 5

    Criminal code

    Want to know some GTA 5 cheats? Cheat codes are sadly a bit of a rarity in this day and age. There was a time when virtually every game under the sun launched alongside a list of convoluted button prompts allowing you to unlock secret costumes, exciting items, and, if you were really lucky, brand new gameplay mechanics. But while this...

  • Feature Sony's Most Memorable E3 Moments

    Hype machine

    At this point in time, it looks as though Sony's relationship with E3 is over. The Electronic Entertainment Expo has been running since 1995, and PlayStation has been in attendance every year. That is, until 2019, when the Japanese giant broke its 24-year streak. It announced it would be absent at E3 2020 too, although it would later be...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 328

    The weekend after PS5

    Well, that was a crazy week, wasn’t it? We’ve now seen a bunch of PlayStation 5 games and the system itself. Of course, it’ll be a while before we get to play it, so we’re just going to have to make do with the PlayStation 4 for now. It’s a tough life. Sammy Barker, Editor: After playing The Last of Us: Part II for...

  • News May 2020 NPD: Coronavirus Impact Continues Video Game Sales Surge

    Almost $1 billion

    Video game sales in the United States were up an unfathomable 52 per cent year-over-year in May 2020, according to the latest NPD report. Total industry spend reached almost $1 billion, which is just short of the $1.2 billion record set in May 2008. That was the month that Grand Theft Auto IV released, but the aging Grand Theft...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 327

    Get over here

    Weekend? Again? It's been a bit of a weird week, hasn't it? But let's not linger on that for too long, and dig into your regularly scheduled WAYP. Sammy Barker, Editor: I actually grabbed several games from the recent Days of Play sale, and I can't wait to tuck in. Blacksad: Under the Skin is definitely going to be one of my targets...

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