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TodaySat, 10th Jun 2023
Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (12th June to 18th June)
What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PS Store update this week? The release calendar is showing no signs of slowing as we enter a brutal June schedule, with Park Beyond among the highlights. Click through the links for a full list of all new PS5 games release dates in 2023, all new PSVR2...
News Apparently Some People Hate the New PS5, PS4 Prince of Persia Game
Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown looks awesome, doesn’t it? Announced alongside an 18th January release date for PS5 and PS4 during Summer Game Fest earlier this week, the title looks like a side-scrolling treat with a better-than-expected combat system. But apparently it’s not what some fans wanted: according to
News Even Mortal Kombat 1's PS5 Kameos Can Perform Fatalities
New ways to Finish Them
Mortal Kombat 1’s new Kameos system looks like it’s going to add a lot of variety to the upcoming fighter’s gameplay. For those who haven’t been keeping track of the title, these side-kicks are selected separately from the main roster, and can be called into battle using the R1 button and a direction. They can do...
News Sorry Physical Fans! The New Like a Dragon May Be Digital Only on PS5, PS4
Retail release potentially erased
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name looks pretty awesome – after all, how can you not fall in love with a seemingly superhero Kazuma Kiryu, who appeared to use ethereal tethers to tackle thugs in the latest gameplay trailer. The one problem: it may be a digital-only release, with apparently no plans...
News Mortal Kombat 1's PS5 Character Intros Are Unbelievably Awesome
We love the walkouts and goofy face pulling versus screens in Street Fighter 6, but it looks like NetherRealm may have Capcom beat when it comes to the character intros in Mortal Kombat 1. GameSpot has captured a ton of transitions from the fighter select screen into gameplay, as we get close-ups of the likes of Kitana and Kenshi psyching...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 480
Don't lie to us
Historically, this would be E3 weekend, but things are a lot different these days. Publishers are, generally, spreading out their announcements, and from a PlayStation persuasion we've already had our big showcase. The good news is that the release calendar is outrageously stacked, and even with less gaming news to keep up with,...
Preview Alan Wake 2 Will Be an Investigative Dream
We see more of Remedy's next game
Remedy would never be the type of developer to phone things in, but Alan Wake II is undisputed proof it belongs in the top tier of the games industry. Following the new gameplay trailer revealed during Summer Game Fest, we were treated to a significantly extended hands-off demo at SGF Play Days. This PS5 sequel is...
News Dragon's Dogma 2 Wishlisting Available on PS5 Ahead of Capcom Showcase
Release date to follow?
We already know that next week’s Capcom Showcase will include the recently announced Dragon’s Dogma 2, but now the game’s appeared on the PS Store, and you can wishlist it if you want to. This indicates to us that some kind of release date may be imminent, with pre-ord
YesterdayFri, 9th Jun 2023
News Street Fighter 6's Early Summer Vibes Battle Pass Delayed Indefinitely on PS5, PS4
Network instability the reason
Street Fighter 6’s first Battle Pass, or Fighter Pass as it’s known here, had been scheduled to get underway from today, 9th June. However, in a brief statement on the game’s official website, Capcom confirmed that the Early Summer Vibes season has been delayed indefinitely. “Currently, network instability is...
News Blasphemous 2 Brings 'Darkly Picturesque Punishment' to PS5 in August
An act of blasphemy
Update: After leaking earlier in the day, Team17 has since confirmed that, yes, Blasphemous 2 will launch on PS5 from 24th August, 2023. You can check out the release date trailer embedded above. Original Article: A hastily uploaded PS Store trailer has seemingly let the pixel art cat out of the bag: Blasphemous 2 will release...
News Assassin's Creed Mirage PS5, PS4 Includes a Desaturated Graphics Filter to Match the Look of the Original
Ubisoft’s goal with Assassin’s Creed Mirage is to make you feel like you’re playing an evolved version of one of the older games in the series, and it’s laid out the tenets of its approach in a new behind-the-scenes video, embedded above. The presentation is light on gameplay – we’ll see a lot more of that during next...
Poll What Review Score Would You Give Street Fighter 6?
Out here on the streets
Street Fighter 6 has been out for about a week now on PS5 and PS4, bringing Capcom's iconic fighting game franchise back with a bang. The brawler has received incredibly high praise from just about everyone; critics gave it some outstanding review scores and players — both professional and casual — seem to be having a...
News Marvel's Spider-Man 2's Wild Range of Suits Includes Stunning Original Designs
Unique outfits by guest artists
Now that Marvel's Spider-Man 2 has a release date, it's starting to feel a bit more real. As well as the date, Sony has revealed details of pre-orders and various editions you'll be able to purchase, and the Digital Deluxe edition in particular has something fans will want: a selection of unique suits for Peter and...
News Tekken 8 Closed Beta Test Confirmed for PS5, and You Need to Register Quick
Claudio also returns
The recent rumours were correct: Tekken 8 is getting a closed beta test in July, and you can sign up for it right now through the official website. The test will take place across consoles and PC — PS5 obviously included — and will feature a whopping 16 playable characters (that's everyone revealed so far) and five stages...
News Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth's PS5 Trailer Compared to PS1 Original
Iconic scenes revisited
We glimpsed some iconic moments from Final Fantasy 7 during yesterday’s Rebirth trailer, including Cloud’s arrival at the Chocobo farm and the first footage of Elena. It’s interesting, then, to see some of these iconic scenes compared to the PS1 original – and an industrious TikToker, as spotted by GamesRadar
News Quantic Dream Publishing Submerged Adventure Game Under the Waves in August
Announced last year, Under the Waves has just received a release date on PS5 and PS4. Published by Quantic Dream and developed by Parallel Studio, this underwater adventure will make a splash on 29th August, 2023. It follows professional diver Stan, who takes on a solo mission at the bottom of the North Sea. Set in an alternative 1970s,...
Guide New PS5 Games Release Dates in 2023
All 2023's upcoming PlayStation 5 launch dates
What new PS5 games release dates in 2023 are coming up? If you're after a full list of 2023 PlayStation 5 release dates, you've come to the right place. With the PS5 now in its third year, the number of games heading its way is growing larger and the quality is getting better. We'll be keeping you...
Guide New PSVR2 Games Release Dates in 2023
All 2023's upcoming PlayStation VR2 launch dates
What new PSVR2 games release dates in 2023 are coming up? If you're looking for a full list of 2023 PSVR2 release dates, then we've got you covered. Sony's headset is off to a strong start in its first year on the market, with virtual reality developers both big and small committing their support to...
News Dating Action Game Eternights Makes the Most Out of the Apocalypse on PS5, PS4
Save the world, make time for love
Eternights is an amorous mix of dating and action games that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world filled with dangerous Infected. When not delving into deep dungeons or chatting up potential partners, there is always some scavenging to do, and we got a look at the intriguing blend of gameplay in a new trailer...
News Star-Crossed Lovers Battle the Supernatural in Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden on PS5
The grave is no bar to my call
Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden got some new gameplay at Summer Game Fest, a supernatural, alt-history tale full of ghosts, spectres and love without limits on PS5 in 2023 Life Is Strange developer Don't Nod tells this tale, set in New Eden, 1695, of star-crossed lovers and Banishers Antea Duarte and Red mac Raith...
News Soulslike Sequel Remnant 2 Gets Bombastic Co-Op Gameplay Trailer
Unimaginable worlds, unrelenting odds
Remnant II is the more streamlined-sounding successor to Remnant: From the Ashes, a pretty darn good third-person cooperative cover shooter that incorporated Soulslike elements in a novel way. The sequel, like any good sequel should, looks to build upon that foundation and construct something new. We got a new...
News Harry Potter, The Patriot Antagonist Rules Baldur's Gate 3 with an Iron Fist
Jason Isaacs plays Lord Enver Gortash
The long-anticipated day draws ever nearer as the release of Baldur's Gate 3, master-crafted by the wizards over at Larian Studios, looms on the horizon, launching on 31st August on PS5. We got a new trailer at Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest, showcasing iconic antagonist Jason Isaacs in his role as Lord Enver...
Round Up What Was Announced at Summer Game Fest 2023?
All the PS5, PS4 reveals from Geoff Keighley's show
Looking for a round-up of what was announced at Summer Game Fest 2023? Host Geoff Keighley attempted to bring the heat with his annual livestream earlier today, which featured an array of world premieres, gameplay trailers, and much more. We’ve collated all of the headlines from the event below,...
Thursday8th Jun 2023
Poll Was Summer Game Fest 2023 a Sizzler or a Wash Out?
Sunny side up
The curtain has closed on host Geoff Keighley’s annual E3-inspired livestream bonanza, with Summer Game Fest 2023 bringing the first gameplay from Mortal Kombat 1, as well as Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth and Marvel's Spider-Man 2 updates. But after a slightly subdued PS Showcase earlier in the year, did the mastermind behind
News Baby Steps Is the Weirdest PS5 Game You'll See Today
Devolver strikes again
Remember the age of Flash games that were purposely difficult to control? That's what Baby Steps reminds us of — only this one is in 3D and appears to have some sort of bizarre narrative. Devolver Digital sure knows how to pick 'em. You play as Nate, a 30-something slacker living in his parents' basement, who is one day...
News Stylish Sandbox Survival Game Wizard with a Gun Blasts onto PS5 in 2023
Check out the trailer
Devolver Digital has unveiled a new gameplay overview trailer for the promising-looking co-op survival game, Wizard with a Gun. Due for release sometime in 2023, this is a top-down survival sandbox in which you (and a friend, if you like) are a wizard, and you have a gun. The gameplay seems to be a mix of exploration, resource...
News Nicolas Cage Survives Dead by Daylight on PS5, PS4 from 25th July
See him in action
As previously announced, Nicolas Cage is coming to asymmetrical horror game Dead by Daylight – but now we have a release date, 25th July. For those unclear, the Con Air star will be playing himself in the game, so this isn’t a new character based on the likeness of the actor – it’s actually him. Cage has also done all his...
Live Watch the Devolver Direct 2023 Livestream Right Here
Indie showcase up next
Looking to watch the Devolver Direct 2023 livestream? The traditional E3 week has transformed dramatically over the past few years, but host Geoff Keighley's glitzy Los Angeles event continues with the customary Devolver Direct. Devolver Direct 2023 Livestream (8th June, 2023): <liveblog id="0806_liv_sum_2023" tags="#PS5...
News Promising Indie Game Cocoon Will Launch on PS5, PS4
Coming out of its shell
First announced last year at the Xbox Games Showcase, it's been confirmed the incredibly promising indie game from former Limbo, Inside developers Cocoon will be releasing on PS5, PS4. The title appeared during the Day of the Devs showcase following Summer Game Fest Live with a more in-depth look at gameplay. Footage reveals...
News Alan Wake 2 Drops Jaws with Mind Blowing First PS5 Gameplay Footage
Wake up and watch
We knew Alan Wake 2 was going to look good following its appearance at the PS Showcase earlier in the year, but we didn’t expect it to look quite this good. While there are few surprises in this first footage – it’s very Resident Evil, to be honest – the absurd level of visual polish on display is extraordinary, and the...