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  • News Spanish Superstar Rafa Nadal Joins Tennis World Tour

    Vamos

    Breakpoint is having another shot at Tennis World Tour this month, repackaging last year's release with all of the title's patches for the more finished Tennis World Tour: Roland-Garros Edition. Among the new features included in this re-release is the addition of Spanish superstar Rafa Nadal -- and perhaps less excitingly, French top 50...

  • News State of Play Returns 9th May, MediEvil and New Title Announce

    Tune in from 9th May

    State of Play will return this week, on 9th May at 3PM Pacific. Sony's been a bit more upfront about what fans can expect from the broadcast -- particularly after the backlash to the previous show. Those tuning in can anticipate a brief 10 minute broadcast, with extended footage of MediEvil as well as the announcement of a new...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 270

    Go to bed

    A whopping 270 issues? Wow, that’s over four years of WAYP – and we still haven’t missed a single week. This first edition for May 2019 is admittedly a little thin, but it’s been a desperately quiet week in the PlayStation Nation anyway. Let’s just get on with it, shall we? Robert Ramsey, Deputy Editor: Much to the...

  • News PS4's Best Place to Play Commercial Points to New Titles

    Days Gone, Crash Team Racing, more

    Sony’s marketing slogan still believes the PlayStation 4 is the best place to play, and its latest commercial centres on a selection of new software – including Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled, Days Gone, and MLB The Show 19. We’ve all seen these ads before, so it’s not like there’s anything new to garner...

  • Soapbox Why Syphon Filter Must Make a Return

    Sammy's pining for Gabe Logan

    I really like Days Gone. I wouldn’t say I was particularly excited for the apocalyptic open worlder, but somehow it’s become one of my favourites of the year. I can accept that it’s a flawed title that’s not doing anything especially special, but occasionally a bang average game comes along that appeals to me...

  • Guide New PS4 Games Releasing in May 2019

    Every upcoming PlayStation 4 release date in May 2019

    What new PS4 games are releasing in May 2019? With E3 2019 around the corner, it's definitely a quieter month for the PlayStation 4, although PlayStation VR will be the kind recipient of some big new titles – including Blood & Truth and Everybody's Golf VR. Elsewhere, highlights include...

  • News Life Is Strange 2's Latest Episode Has a New Trailer

    For anyone still, y'know, interested

    Life Is Strange 2 continues to chug along at a glacial pace, with its third episode due out on 9th May. The series – which won’t be concluded until much later in the year – has actually been thoroughly enjoyable so far, but the slow roll-out and unfamiliar characters seems to have put off existing fans...

  • News Dreams Early Access Adds More Tutorials, Templates Next Month

    Studio planning alternative control options

    Dreams is in Early Access, which means that Media Molecule is committed to updating the client right through until launch. And speaking with Game Informer, the Guildford-based developer has pledged the first major update for May, promising more tutorials and templates. The studio will also be adding brand...

  • Talking Point What Free May 2019 PS Plus Games Do You Want?

    When will May 2019's PlayStation Plus lineup be revealed?

    What’s the May 2019 PlayStation Plus lineup? And when will the May 2019 PS Plus lineup be revealed? This is one of those awkward months, where the first Tuesday happens to be 7th May, meaning the announcement is unlikely to be made until 1st May. We're going to get into all of the rumours...

  • News Days Gone's Physical Launch the Largest of the Year in UK

    Bigger than Resident Evil, Kingdom Hearts, and The Division

    Physical sales of Days Gone are larger than any other game released this year in the UK, according to Eurogamer.net. Despite launching on a Friday and being a brand new intellectual property from a studio making its PlayStation 4 debut, the adventures of Deacon St. John have managed to...

  • News Dreams Creators Are Already Making Short Comedy Sketches

    Have a laugh with giraffes

    The bar keeps getting raised in Dreams, and it’s only been available for a few weeks. While the focus thus far has mostly been on games, it’s worth remembering that the PlayStation 4 exclusive can also be used to create short movies and animations. This particularly impressive one centres on two giraffes. It’s a...

  • Guide Days Gone - Tips and Tricks for Beginners

    Hints for surviving a deadly open world

    Days Gone features a harsh apocalyptic open world, and you’re going to need help if you hope to stay alive. In this guide, we’re going to share some tips and tricks which should prevent you from becoming Freaker food. Whether it’s managing your bike or scavenging the right resources, here’s everything...

  • Review Snooker 19 - Solid PS4 Potter Is Right on Cue

    Big break

    Snooker’s perhaps at its most exciting when Ronnie O’Sullivan is complaining about the stench of tournament venues and Mark Williams is hosting press conferences in the nude. There’s none of the side-theatre in Snooker 19, though: just good honest baize buccaneering with 128 of the world’s top professionals. While there has been...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 269

    Day one

    Remember that brief Easter heat wave we had? Yeah, it’s long gone now – replaced by wind, rain, and the opposite of SEGA blue skies. Still, at least now you have a good excuse to stay home and play some video games, right? Here’s what we’re playing. Sammy Barker, Editor: Despite wrapping up the review this week, I’m still...

  • News Kansas City Quarterback Patrick Mahomes Fronts Madden NFL 20

    New campaign mode sees you become a franchise's face

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and no-look pass master Patrick Mahomes will front Madden NFL 20, which is due out 2nd August. The headline new feature this year is the Face of the Franchise: QB1 Career Campaign, which will see you working your way through college, before facing the draft and...

  • Review Days Gone - Open World Comfort Food with a Survival Horror Spin

    Decent St. John

    The world comes for you is an incredibly apt slogan for Bend Studio’s apocalyptic sandbox. The latest in a long line of Sony-published story-driven exclusives, Days Gone doesn’t quite have the character of a Game of the Year contender like God of War, but it’s just about imaginative enough to set itself apart from the many open...

  • Guide Days Gone - How to Knock Down 12 Anarchist Cairns

    Go kick rocks

    How do you knock down 12 anarchist cairns in Days Gone? One of the collectible types in Days Gone will see you knocking down 12 anarchist cairns, which are represented in the open world as small bundles of stones. To knock them down, you must simply push the square button to trigger an animation. Kicking them all down unlocks the...

  • Guide Days Gone - Where to Find Scrap, Ammo, Fuel, and Med Kits

    Locations for all essential resources

    Where can you find scrap, ammo, fuel, med kits, and other essential resources in Days Gone? As an apocalyptic open worlder, you’re going to spend a lot of time in the Oregon outback hunting for supplies. Fail to adequately prepare for each encounter, and Deacon St. John will find himself Freaker fodder fairly...

  • News March 2019 NPD: MLB The Show 19 Sets a Genre Sales Record

    The Division 2, Sekiro start strong

    It was a March 2019 of hardware dominance in the United States for the Nintendo Switch, as the ageing PlayStation 4 and Xbox One continue their natural downturn ahead of the new generation. Overall industry spend for the month was down 11 per cent year-over-year, with hardware seeing the most significant decline...

  • News Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 Fakes Begin to Emerge

    But Activision is showing off the game

    Activision is apparently showing press (or so-called “influencers”, at the very least) a new Call of Duty game behind closed doors right now. That would imply that a reveal is right around the corner, and it’s usually May when we get word. Of course, everyone and his Call of Duty: Ghosts dog expects...

  • News Days Gone Has Some Seriously Impressive Snow

    Winter wonders

    There’s plenty to be excited about in Days Gone, but its snow simulation may just be the most realistic ever. On the surface, there’s not much to this video: it consists of six minutes of Deacon St. John standing out in the cold. But if you let it play, you’ll notice how the scene gradually begins to change, as snow sticks to...

  • News Sony's Flogging Days Gone Harder Than a Freaker Who Keeps Getting Back Up

    Alive and kicking

    Days Gone has been the apple of Sony’s eye for a good six months now, and the publisher continues to find new ways to create promotional videos ahead of launch. This latest clip is billed as a gameplay trailer, but in essence it’s 30 seconds of YouTube pre-roll designed to push pre-orders as the title shuffles agonisingly close...

  • News God of War's Getting Its Own Full-Length Documentary Soon

    And you can watch for free

    Do you remember the original God of War trilogy shipped with a bunch of behind-the-scenes videos that you could watch once you completed the game? We were a little bit disappointed they never made it into last year’s critically acclaimed soft-reboot, but PlayStation’s gone one better: it’s shot a full-length...

  • News Spider-Man Uses Your PS4's Internal Clock for a Nifty Easter Egg

    How about Shabbat

    Ever spotted the Jewish NPCs out-and-about while swinging through New York City in Marvel’s Spider-Man? Well, one thing’s for sure, you won’t have seen them anywhere on Saturday, as the exclusive uses your PlayStation 4’s internal clock to give the characters their day of rest during Shabbat. The tidbit was confirmed by...