News Genshin Impact Dev's Turnbased RPG Honkai: Star Rail Confirmed for PS5, PS4
Genshin Impact developer miHoYo’s stunning upcoming turnbased space fantasy RPG Honkai: Star Rail will release on PS5 and PS4 in the future. Dated for iOS and Android earlier today – it’ll launch on 26th April – the free-to-play gacha is currently in development for PlayStation, and will arrive “soon” according to the Chinese...
News PS5, PS4 Reeling in Chill Open World Fishing Sim Call of the Wild: The Angler
Catch of the day
Expansive Worlds’ serene sandbox fishing sim Call of the Wild: The Angler is coming to PS5 and PS4 later this summer, after hooking PC players last year. The console conversion – which is being created by a dedicated team – promises all of the updates and improvements from the existing release, alongside complete crossplay...
News Moss Dev Aims to 'Broaden Appeal of VR' with Competitive Multiplayer Game
Playtests plotted for next month
Moss developer Polyarc is recognised for its charming, diorama-like platformer adventures – but its next project will be something of a departure for the studio. Still being developed exclusively for virtual reality headsets – although PSVR2 is not explicitly mentioned in the press materials – its next game...
News Charming Narrative Cooking Game Venba Serves Up PS5 Version This Summer
If you want your cooking games to come with a side of family drama, Venba looks like the right choice on the menu. This is the debut title from a new indie developer, Team Visai, and it's just been announced the game is heading to PS5 in addition to other platforms. We've popped the Nintendo Switch trailer above to give you a taste of what to...
News The Sims Veteran's Life by You Is a Living, Breathing Sandbox
But only Early Access on PC for now
Update: It doesn’t really get much more ambitious than Life by You, so it’s perhaps no surprise it’s launching into Early Access on PC before even considering consoles. The game, teased earlier in the year and now officially unveiled, sees you effectively taking control of an entire open world city, where...
News Post-Apocalyptic Aussie CRPG Broken Roads Gets Gameplay Overview
Developers are flat out like a lizard drinking
Broken Roads is an isometric CRPG set in a post-apocalyptic Australia that we've had our eye on for some time now, and we just got our best look at it yet in a developer-led gameplay overview, mate. Fans of Disco Elysium are likely to find a lot to love here, with a moral compass allowing for all kinds...
News There's a New Persona 5 Game, But It's a Gacha for Smartphones
Persona 5 is easily one of the most iconic JRPGs of modern times, and so it stands to reason there’s more mileage to extract out of Joker and gang. We can’t say we had a gacha adaptation for smartphones on our bingo card, however, but that’s exactly what was announced earlier this week. There’s currently no launch date attached...
News Acclaimed Indie RPG Citizen Sleeper Wakes Up on PS5, PS4 Later This Month
A narrative-driven sci-fi adventure
An indie game you may have heard about last year was Citizen Sleeper — a narrative-driven RPG that popped up on several Game of the Year shortlists. Released last year to critical acclaim, publisher Fellow Traveller has now announced a port to PS5 and PS4. As detailed on the PS Blog, the game was mostly made...
News Remnant 2's Gunslinger Class Brings Devastating Firepower to Bear on PS5
Remnant II is the sequel to Soulslike-with-guns Remnant: From the Ashes, which was revealed last year. We got a new trailer focusing in on the Gunslinger, one of the character archetypes available to players. The Gunslinger is singularly focused on bringing an extreme amount of firepower to bear on enemies, utilising a high rate of...
News Cure Alien Illnesses in Sci-Fi Theme Hospital Galacticare for PS5
Those of you who grew up sculpting the corridors of your very own Theme Hospital on PS1 may want to pay attention to the latest tycoon title from indie outfit Brightrock Games. The appropriately named Galacticare will put you in charge of your very own intergalactic infirmary, where you’ll need to tend to the whims of all manner of...
News Rugby 24, Tour de France 2023 Coming to PS5, PS4 This Year
Nacon bringing more sports
While the big sports are pretty much tied up with EA Sports and 2K Sports, we respect Nacon’s ambition to cover some of the less popular events. This year will see it release three sports titles on PS5 and PS4, with the previously discussed Tiebreak tennis simulation among them. The other two? Rugby 24 and
News Tennis World Tour 2 Dev Returns to the Court with Tiebreak for PS5, PS4
You love to see it
It was far from perfect, but we felt Tennis World Tour 2 came closest to recapturing the feel of PS3 classic Top Spin 4 on modern consoles. Now Australian developer Big Ant Studios is having another crack, with Tiebreak: Official Game of the ATP and WTA coming to PS5 and PS4 later this year. Announced by French publisher Nacon,...
News WW2 Flight Sim Aces of Thunder Soaring to PSVR2 from the Makers of War Thunder
Bring your own sick bags
The free-to-play flight sim War Thunder launched on PS4 just days after its launch, and developer Gaijin Entertainment has been supporting it ever since. The point is that the team knows its way around military planes, so the announcement of Aces of Thunder (which isn't free-to-play, by the way) is pretty exciting. This...
News Save Atari's History from Obscurity in PS5, PS4 Microgame Mashup Atari Mania
Retro gaming needs your help
First released on Nintendo Switch and now officially coming to PS5 and PS4, the awesome Atari microgame compilation Atari Mania will set a high score on Sony’s systems from 4th April. Inspired by the likes of WarioWare and NES Remix, the title features over 150 madcap challenges inspired by legendary Atari titles. In...
News Hitman Dev Confirms Online Fantasy RPG, But No Mention of PS5
Microsoft was rumoured to be publishing
IO Interactive, the Danish developer behind the Hitman franchise, has announced its oft-rumoured online fantasy RPG project – but the jury’s still out on whether it’ll come to PS5. To be clear, this title has been a source of speculation for several years now, although originally it was believed that...
News Isaac Asimov's Iconic Sci-Fi Novels the Foundation for New PSVR2 Outing
Promising a deep narrative adventure
You’ve probably heard of Isaac Asimov’s iconic Foundation novels, but we can’t imagine you expected them to get adapted to PSVR2. But that’s exactly what’s happening: Journey to Foundation is inspired by the ground-breaking saga that was first introduced over 80 years ago – pretty cool to see it...
News Jungle Survival Green Hell Continues Its Quest to Be Everywhere with PSVR2 Port
Fancy seeing you here
Even if you’ve never played it, you’ve probably heard of jungle survival game Green Hell – it’s on every other platform, after all. And now it’s coming to PSVR2, as was leaked earlier in the year. The blurb introduces: “Become Jake Higgins, a famous anthropologist who finds himself lost in the Amazon jungle...
News Fracked Developer nDreams Returns with Psychic Shooter Synapse on PSVR2
Coming later this year
From the makers of Fracked comes a new virtual reality shooter, Synapse. Built from the start with PSVR2 in mind, this stylish first-person action title looks pretty dang good in its debut teaser trailer. The main thrust of the gameplay revolves around your two offensive options. In one hand, you can use telekinesis to throw...
News Another Fisherman's Tale, Sequel to Acclaimed VR Adventure, Casts a Line to PSVR2
Fishing for more
A Fisherman’s Tale won awards on PSVR for innovative puzzle-based gameplay, and sequel Another Fisherman’s Tale will be hoping for a similar reception. Due out early this year on PSVR2, the title will continue the story of Bob the Fisherman – with his body representing the primary conundrum this time around. The press release...
News Transport Fever 2 Could Be the Most Dense Tycoon Title on PS5, PS4
And it's arriving soon
Are you a fan of tycoon titles? Then you may want to add Transport Fever 2 to your wishlist, because this is shaping up to be one of the densest management sims you’re likely to find on PS5 and PS4. Due out imminently, on 9th March, the console port of this highly rated PC release will see you managing transportation...
News REZZIL PLAYER Brings Pro Sports Drills to PSVR2
To be honest, we’re not huge fans of using our virtual reality headsets to get a workout, but this is big business on Meta Quest 2, and so it makes sense that developers would latch onto PSVR2 with their products. REZZIL PLAYER – a game that’s been “built under the guidance of professional athletes and coaches from the Premier League,...
News Social Golf Sim Walkabout Mini Golf Putting PSVR2 Soon
Par for the course
The humongously popular social golf game Walkabout Mini Golf is getting a PSVR2 version soon. Announced earlier today by Mighty Coconut, the release promises to allow you to “feel a new real” when it arrives with eight easy and eight hard courses. There’ll also be a variety of DLC courses available to extend your experience...
News Splat Spiders Like Never Before When Kill It with Fire Crawls onto PSVR2, PSVR
Arachnophobes, you might want to skip this article. Kill It with Fire, a game about hunting down and squishing spiders with ridiculous weapons, is already available on PS4 — but it'll soon be taken to a new dimension. Yes, developer Casey Donnellan Games has announced it's bringing the arachnid-eradicating title to virtual reality, and...
News Test Out C-Smash VRS in Free PSVR2 Demo Next Month
You're gonna want to hit that
Update: As confirmed on the PS Blog, you'll be able to test out the reimagined Cosmic Smash on PSVR2 starting from 23rd March as a free demo takes aim at the PS Store. This sampler will allow you play both online against a friend or solo in training mode.
News Life Is Strange's Don't Nod Reshapes the World in Harmony: The Fall of Reverie
Don't nod if you don't understand
Harmony: The Fall of Reverie is not a particularly elevator pitch friendly game, so we may have to break out the press materials to communicate exactly what’s going on in Life Is Strange developer Don’t Nod’s latest game. (And even there, we’re not sure we’ve fully grasped the plot, to be honest.) Anyway,...
News Konami's New PS4 Baseball Game Costs Less Than a Dollar
And there are no microtransactions
Looking for a new baseball game to play and not comfortable podding out for MLB The Show 23’s asking fee? Konami may have you covered – albeit with a much slimmer package overall. Announced during last night’s Nintendo Direct, but available now on the PS Store for the PS4, WBSC eBaseball: Power Pros will cost...
News Capcom's Classic Life and Death Puzzler Ghost Trick Is Coming to PS4
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective was one of the best Nintendo DS games of its era, inventing an innovative puzzle mechanic that took full advantage of the handheld’s touch screen. Now the game is making the jump to high definition television screens, as part of a port that will see the title debut on the PlayStation 4. This new...
News Ni no Kuni Dev Level-5 Reveals Crime Suspense RPG DECAPOLICE for PS5, PS4
DECA the police halls
If you happened to watch the latest Nintendo Direct, then you’ll know developer Level-5 is back in business. The former Sony Interactive Entertainment second-party has been licking its wounds of late, after some serious management setbacks – but DECAPOLICE looks like a real return to form for the legendary Japanese...
News Madden NFL Rival Maximum Football Goes Free-to-Play on PS5, PS4
Bringing the hits with Unreal Engine 5
Are you tired of the annual Madden NFL cycle? Well, it looks like Modus Games is serious about upsetting the applecart: it’s announced the next entry of Maximum Football will run on Unreal Engine 5 – and will be free-to-play. This series has been around for a little while now, offering a scrappy football...
News The Crew Motorfest Goes Fender-to-Fender with Forza Horizon on PS5, PS4 This Year
If you’re a PlayStation-only owner, then you’re going to want big things from The Crew Motorfest, officially announced by Ubisoft for PS5 and PS4 earlier today. Due out in 2023, the open world arcade racer will return to the series’ roots, meaning the aquatic and aerial disciplines from its predecessor appear to be out. This time...
News Question Your Senses in Bone Chilling PSVR2 Horror Afterlife VR
We're all mad here
We’ve already established that PSVR2 is the perfect venue for blood curdling horror experiences, so it’s perhaps no surprise the announcements are coming thick and fast. Afterlife VR – another game that’s already built up a strong reputation on PC – is the next to tiptoe to Sony’s new-gen headset, as confirmed during...
News Chaotic FPS Desperate: Vladivostok Will Rain Bullets on PSVR2
Pull the trigger
Stylised first-person shooter Desperate: Vladivostok will bring its chaotic brand of bullet hell to PSVR2 later this year. Announced during Perp Games’ surprisingly stacked virtual reality showcase, the game will release both physically and digitally on Sony’s next-gen device. Set in a vibrant, post-Soviet world, the release...
News Miami Marlins' Jazz Chisholm Lights Up MLB The Show 23 on PS5, PS4
Hits a line drive on 28th March
Miami Marlins centre fielder Jazz Chisholm will bring some flare to MLB The Show 23’s cover. This year’s star – born in the Bahamas – is part of a completely revamped visual theme for the release, which is seeing developer San Diego Studio promoting the title with bright colours and jubilant music. We’re...
News Turn into Tony Hawk with Your Hands in VR Skater on PSVR2
Skateboarding, much like soccer, doesn’t feel like an immediately immaculate fit for PSVR2. That’s because so much of Sony’s new-gen headset revolves around what you do with your hands, rather than your feet. The developers of VR Skater have embraced that, meaning you’ll move your hands in exactly the same way a real skater would...
News PS5's So-Called Scariest Game MADiSON Is Haunting PSVR2
MADiSON, the Bloodious Games fright-fest already available on PS5, is getting ported to PSVR2. Announced during publisher Perp Games’ showcase earlier today, there’s no official release date attached to the virtual reality version, but the developer promises it will significantly up the ante compared to the original pancake...
News Rhythm Game Drums Rock Crashes PSVR2 Launch Lineup
The PSVR2 launch games just keep on coming! Quietly confirmed on the PS Store itself, rhythm game Drums Rock looks locked to release alongside Sony’s new-gen headset on 22nd February. The title, already available on Meta Quest 2, takes inspiration from old-school Guitar Hero games, and sits you in front of a virtual drum kit, where...
News Caverns of Mars Recharged Brings Back Atari's Classic Vertical Shooter on PS5, PS4
New visuals, more modes, and plenty more
Atari is adding another game to its Recharged range, reviving one more of its forgotten favourites. Caverns of Mars Recharged has just been announced, a modern take on the classic arcade vertical shooter. Caverns of Mars tasks you with descending into dangerous tunnel systems in order to set a bomb at the...
News Journey to the Savage Planet Coming to PS5 with Employee of the Month Edition
Free upgrade if you own it on PS4
Publisher 505 Games has announced an enhanced version of its cult hit sci-fi adventure game, named Journey to the Savage Planet: Employee of the Month Edition. The title is a mouthful, but it's a straightforward release, heading to PS5 on 14th February, 2023. Employee of the Month Edition, which was a Stadia...
News Desperados 3 Dev Returns with Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew on PS5
Stealth strategy meets pirates
Mimimi Games is the developer behind Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun and Desperados III, both of which are highly regarded stealth strategy titles. Now, the studio has announced its next project — Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew — which applies that same style of gameplay to the golden age of piracy. Sailing...
News Switch Your Hands for Baseball Bats in What the Bat on PSVR2
Hit a home run
The premise of this slapstick comedy PSVR2 game is simple: your hands have been replaced with baseball bats and now you've got to navigate the world using pieces of wood instead of flesh and bone. From the same team that did What the Golf? on PC and Nintendo Switch, What the Bat has been announced as a PSVR2
News Solve Crimes Against Clothes in Stylish Shooter Fashion Police Squad
Coming to PlayStation very soon
Whether you're a dedicated follower of fashion or just really like shooting things, Fashion Police Squad may be worth a look. This retro-style first-person shooter released on PC last year, but is now making the jump to consoles. It's coming soon, too, making a splash on PlayStation systems on 2nd February 2023. As...
News PSVR Gems Rez Infinite, Tetris Effect Coming to PSVR2, Small Fee to Upgrade
Enhance Games has announced two of its titles, Rez Infinite and Tetris Effect, are making their way to PS5 and PSVR2. Both of these vaguely rhythmic arcade titles are getting current-gen upgrades, and will be available as PSVR2 launch games. To give a brief recap: Rez Infinite is essentially a remaster of the classic PS2 game,...
News Puzzle Bobble 2X, Puzzle Bobble 3 Popping to PS4 on 2nd February
Taito’s iconic puzzle titles Puzzle Bobble 2X and Puzzle Bobble 3 – perhaps better known to Westerners as Bust-a-Move 2 and Bust-a-Move 3 – will match colours and pop onto the PS Store from 2nd February as part
News Sony Reveals Highly Customisable Accessibility Controller for PS5
Project Leonardo will break down barriers
It’s no secret that Sony has been a pioneer of accessibility in games, with its first-party productions like The Last of Us: Part I and God of War Ragnarok winning awards for their commitment to ensuring they’re playable by all players. However, one piece that’s been missing has been a true revision of...
News Likeable PS4, PS Vita Indie Reverie Getting Enhanced PS5 Re-Release
Out this year
Fans of classic 16-bit adventure games, like Earthbound and especially The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, may be familiar with cutesy indie game Reverie, which is set on a fictional New Zealand island. The game was a very likeable escapade on PS4 and PS Vita, and it’s getting a PS5 re-release courtesy of a Sweet As Edition...
News PS3 Point-and-Click Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse Getting Remastered
First released in 2010
Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, a point-and-click adventure originally released episodically on the PS3 by Telltale Games, is getting a remaster – although platforms are yet to be announced. This game first launched over a four month period in 2010, and is actually playable in its entirety via cloud streaming with PS...
News Find Out What the Eff is Going on in Smile for Me on PS5, PS4 Next Year
Oddball point-and-click adventure on the way
Oddball point-and-click adventure game Smile for Me will say cheese on PS5 and PS4 this coming Spring 2023, as announced in the acid trip trailer embedded above. The game – already available on PC – will see you take centre stage in an abstract world, where rules don’t apply and anything goes. It...
News Potion Craft Brews Up a PS5, PS4 Port in 2023
Super tonic warrior
Dust off your mortar and pestle and pick some fresh herbs out of your imaginary allotment, because Potion Craft is coming to PS5 and PS4. If you’re anything like this author, you’ll be sick to the stomach of crafting mechanics in tentpole AAA games, but this critically acclaimed Medieval mix-‘-em-up makes alchemy its main...
News 2MD: VR Football Unleashed All-Star Makes the Endzone for PSVR2's Launch
After a slow start, the PSVR2 launch lineup is getting a little bit ridiculous. And Truant Pixel is lobbing another title into the mix: according to one of the developers on ResetEra, sequel 2MD: VR Football Unleashed All-Star will be ready in time for release, on 22nd February. We were big fans of t
News The Proper Wonder Boy Collection Comes to PS5, PS4 on 26th January
You may or may not be familiar with the saga surrounding the Wonder Boy Collection. So, here’s what happened: the game launched on the PS Store earlier this year, featuring four retro games from the iconic side-scrolling series. However, there was a second edition made available exclusively on Blu-ray by Strictl