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  • News Colourful PS4 Fighter Fantasy Strike Is Now Free-to-Play

    All characters unlocked

    Fantasy Strike launched roughly one year ago today on PlayStation 4. By most accounts it's a solid fighting game with some interesting characters, but it's fair to say that its release didn't have much of an impact. But now, developer Sirlin Games has announced that Fantasy Strike has adopted a free-to-play model. You can...

  • News New Artbook May Suggest Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster Is a 2021 Release

    Pass effect

    A new, official artbook for the Mass Effect Trilogy has been spotted on a number of websites, including Amazon. Titled 'Art of the Mass Effect Trilogy: Expanded Edition', the book is currently up for pre-order, and it's set to release on the 23rd March, 2021. Ever since the book's existence was discovered earlier this week, fans have...

  • News Final Fantasy VII Remake 2 Now In Development, 'You'll Be Waiting a Little While', Says Square Enix

    Please be excited

    Key members of Final Fantasy VII Remake's development team have spoken more about its sequel, which is apparently now in full development. "I fully understand the importance of releasing a continuation soon. We want to deliver as quick as possible. We’ve grasped where the level of quality should be this time too," director...

  • News Spider-Man Miles Morales Can Run at 4K, 60FPS on PS5 with Optional Performance Mode

    Now we're talking

    Developer Insomniac Games has confirmed that PlayStation 5 exclusive Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales will have an optional "performance mode", which offers 4K resolution (we assume checkerboarded) at 60 frames-per-second. For reference, Marvel's Spider-Man runs at 30 frames-per-second on PlayStation 4, so it's safe to say that...

  • News Cult Classic JRPG Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Is Being Remastered on PS4 in 2021

    Featuring Dante?

    Originally released on the PS2 all the way back in 2003, Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne remains a beloved entry in Atlus' role-playing franchise. For those totally out of the loop, Shin Megami Tensei birthed the Persona series, and shares many similarities in terms of gameplay. Anyway, a remaster of Nocturne was announced for...

  • News Actual Tsushima Tourism Page Partners with Ghost of Tsushima

    It's only natural

    Despite all of the war and bloodshed, Ghost of Tsushima does an amazing job of showing off the natural beauty of Tsushima. The Japanese island is famously rural even today -- so much of it is still coated in lush forests, which sit alongside uninhabited hills and mountains. As such, it's a popular tourist destination -- and its...

  • News Gamer Girl Dev Removes Announcement Trailer and Marketing Following Backlash

    Stream killer

    Last week, publisher Wales Interactive unveiled Gamer Girl -- an FMV title in which you play as a livestream chat moderator. You're tasked with "guiding" the choices of up and coming streamer Abicakes99 while uncovering the identity of an "anonymous predator" who lurks in the chat. It sounds like a unique premise if nothing else, but...

  • Gallery Ghost of Tsushima Is One of the Best Looking Games We've Ever Played

    Island life

    Ghost of Tsushima is a truly gorgeous game. The PlayStation 4 exclusive has blown us away time and time again with its beautifully crafted open world, complete with so many vibrant colours and outstanding art direction. It's one of those games where we found ourselves reaching for the Share button every two minutes. As such, we thought...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 333

    333's a magic number

    Three-hundred-and-thirty-three issues of What Are You Playing This Weekend? You better believe it. They say three's a magic number, so 333 has to be pretty special, right? Let's hope so, because this weekend marks the launch of Sony's final PlayStation 4 exclusive: Ghost of Tsushima. We imagine a lot of our readers will be...

  • Poll Did You Buy Ghost of Tsushima?

    Greetings, samurai

    It's been a busy couple of months for Sony and PlayStation. Not only have we been shown the PlayStation 5 in action, we've been lucky enough to play two stellar PlayStation 4 exclusives: The Last of Us: Part II, and Ghost of Tsushima. The latter has just released on Sony's current-gen console, and as always, we're here to ask...

  • News Sony: We're Not Going to Open PS5 Pre-Orders at a Moment's Notice

    There'll be some warning

    In conversation with Geoff Keighley, PlayStation's worldwide head of marketing Eric Lempel commented on the recent panic over PlayStation 5 pre-orders. For those of you who don't know, word somehow got out that Sony was opening pre-orders for its next-gen console -- mostly through Amazon -- which resulted in many an eager...

  • News PS5 Dualsense Controller Is a Little Bigger, a Little Heavier Than the DualShock 4

    Geoff Keighley confirms

    Hype master Geoff Keighley has gone hands on with the PlayStation 5's DualSense controller. We already knew that the DualSense would be a bit bigger than the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4, but it's nice to see the two controllers lined up together. The next-gen device is slightly larger than its predecessor with some additional...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How Many Acts Are There?

    A samurai play

    How many Acts are there in Ghost of Tsushima? It may be an open world game that offers you a lot of freedom, but there's definitely a structure to Ghost of Tsushima that sees your adventure progress at a steady pace -- you can't just rush to the end. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to reveal how many Acts the game has...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How to Bow

    Show some respect

    How do you bow in Ghost of Tsushima? Characters will often bow to Jin as you traverse the island of Tsushima, but you can actually repay their respect with a bow of your own. You can also bow in front of hidden altars in order to unlock the Honour the Unseen Trophy. For more information on that and every other Trophy in the game,...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Where to Find Gold

    Upgrading Jin's sword

    Where do you find Gold in Ghost of Tsushima? This exceedingly rare material is needed to fully upgrade Jin's sword, but it's not something that you'll just stumble across as you adventure through the open world. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to reveal where to find Gold. Ghost of Tsushima - Where to Find Gold:...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Haiku Locations

    Time to reflect

    Where do you find all the Haikus in Ghost of Tsushima? When Jin isn't putting countless Mongol invaders to the sword, he often likes to unwind with some Japanese poetry. but in order to do that, he needs to find some nice, quiet places where he can contemplate. These locations are Haiku spots, which, when visited, allow you to craft...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Can Quests Be Missed?

    Missing out

    Can some quests be missed in Ghost of Tsushima? Sucker Punch's open world title has a lot of side quests -- or Tales -- that can be played alongside the main story missions. But is it possible to miss out on any of these optional activities? In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we've got the answer. Ghost of Tsushima: Can Quests Be Missed?:...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: How to Play Your Flute

    Melodies on the wind

    How do you play your flute in Ghost of Tsushima? Yes, Jin has a flute that he can play at any time -- and it actually changes the weather depending on which melody you play. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to detail how to play your flute. Ghost of Tsushima: Ho

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Where to Find Wax Wood

    Upgrading Jin's bow

    Where do you find Wax Wood in Ghost of Tsushima? Wax Wood is a rare material that's needed to fully upgrade Jin's half bow and longbow -- but where the heck do you find this stuff? In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we'll tell you where to get it. Ghost of Tsushima: Where to Find Wax Wood: Wax Wood is reasonably easy to gather...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: A Friend's Grave Location

    Dirge of the Fallen Forge

    Where do you find a Friend's Grave in Ghost of Tsushima? In order to unlock the Dirge of the Fallen Forge Trophy, you'll need to find this location and perform the flute melody 'Lament of the Storm' while standing next to the grave. For a full list of all the Trophies in Ghost of Tsushima and how to get them, refer to our...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Hot Spring Locations

    Body, Mind, and Spirit

    Where do you find all of the Hot Springs in Ghost of Tsushima? Hot Springs are locations where Jin can take a nice relaxing bath and reflect on a topic of your choosing. Hot Springs also have a practical effect, in that they increase Jin's health by a small amount when they're used for the first time. Because of this, Hot...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Lighthouse Locations

    Light the Way

    Where do you find all of the lighthouses in Ghost of Tsushima? Upon finding an abandoned lighthouse, Jin can relight their fires in order to restore hope to the people off the island. Doing so nets you a legend rank increase. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to reveal the locations of all the lighthouses. Finding and...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Accessibility Options

    Simplified Controls, Projectile Indicator, and more

    What accessibility options are there in Ghost of Tsushima? Publishers such as Sony and Ubisoft have been pushing accessibility for most of this console generation, offering additional options that allow as many players as possible to enjoy their games. The Last of Us: Part II is perhaps the best...

  • Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Does It Have New Game +?

    A new beginning

    Does Ghost of Tsushima have a New Game + mode? Other first party Sony titles, like The Last of Us: Part II and God of War, have a New Game + mode that lets you restart the game with your unlocked skills and equipment intact. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we'll detail everything we know about New Game + in Sucker Punch's open world