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Random Weetabix and Beans Nightmare Made a Reality in Dreams
Oh no, it's happened. If you didn't see the Twitter post doing the rounds yesterday, Weetabix put out a tweet questioning why people aren't dumping beans on top of its breakfast cereal. And, well, the internet didn't react too kindly to the idea. Perfectly fine on their own, Weetabix and beans do not belong in a dish together. However,...
Random Hitman 3 Psycho Spends 10 Hours Crushing Mendoza's Entire Population in the Grape Press
Mendoza’s red wine exports are set to be extra special this season, as Agent 47 has been working overtime to ensure the claret is as full-bodied as possible. A viral video that’s doing the rounds shows how one Hitman 3 player spent 10 hours dragging every single person from the South American stage into the grape press – crushing them...
Random Horizon Zero Dawn Graphical Downgrade Goes Viral
How low can you go?
Despite launching several years ago, Horizon Zero Dawn is still one of the best looking PlayStation 4 exclusives available. However, fans have been having fun playing with the graphical settings of the PC port – and have discovered that the title’s visuals can be downgraded all the way down to a resolution of 256x144. The...
Random Actual Liverpool FC Footballer Diogo Jota Is Currently the Number 1 FIFA Player on PlayStation
Believe it or not, actual Liverpool FC attacking midfielder / centre forward Diogo Jota is currently the highest ranked FIFA 21 Ultimate Team Champions player on PlayStation platforms. The 24-year-old Portuguese has taken the weekend league by storm, running away with a record of 30 wins and zero losses. It's not uncommon for professional...
Random The Medium's Custom Xbox Series X Controller Has Some Familiar Symbols on Its Packaging
No need to be cross
Is The Medium coming to PlayStation 5? Well, developer Bloober Team was recently asked this very question, and it predictably declined to say either way. However, as the game arrives on Xbox Series consoles today, it seems a packaging faux pas has given us a bit of a clue. Twitch streamers are receiving special, Medium-themed...
Random Watch Someone Build an Awesome See-Through PlayStation 2 Console
Remember when console manufacturers had a thing for translucent tech? Whether it was controllers or the consoles themselves, having a sort-of see-through shell allowed you to get a peek under the hood — and it looked cool at the same time. Sony brought this back for PlayStation 4 with the dark blue 500 million edition PS4 Pro, and...
Random Ghost of Tsushima Fans Help Boost Crowdfunding for Real Life Damaged Torii Gate
Funding goal surpassed by over 500%
Update (11/1/21): Just before Christmas, a story emerged about a torii gate on the real Tsushima island that had been damaged during a typhoon. A crowdfunding campaign was set up to raise money for repairs, and Ghost of Tsushima fans are partly responsible for helping make it a success. Now, the campaign is done,...
News King of Fighters XV's Big Reveal Has Been Delayed
Was meant to happen today
Before the holidays, SNK announced that it would finally be showing King of Fighters XV off to the world in January 2021. The big reveal was scheduled for today — that's the 6th January — but the company's hit the brakes at the last minute. "Today’s announcement of KOF XV and SAMURAI SHODOWN’s Season Pass 3 which...
Random Looking For a Media Centre That'll Fit Your New PS5? IKEA's Got You Covered
Some assembly required
We don't need to tell you how big the PlayStation 5 is. It's a monster, and everyone knows it. For some, it's been a bit of a struggle to accommodate the newfangled machine in their existing setup. The PS5 just won't fit into some TV stands and entertainment centres. Perhaps you need to get new furniture to house your console,...
Random Cyberpunk 2077 Fans are Finding and Restoring Cut Romance Options Still Buried in the Game
No Tell Motel
Cyberpunk 2077 has a lot of cut content, and since the game's release last month, some fans have been hard at work digging up all kinds of stuff. Loads of scrapped missions, locations, and items are all still buried in the game's code, but it's the cut romance options that have really got people talking. Prior to launch, CD Projekt...
Random The 25-Year-Old PS1 Demo Disc Cheat You Never Knew About
Picture the scene: it’s January 1996 – an eye-rolling 25-years ago – and you’re gawking at the non-interactive WipEout demo included with the first copy of The Official PlayStation Magazine. The so-called “rolling demo” technically wasn’t playable – but what if we told you there actually was a way to commandeer those...
How many do you have?
He's only gone and done it! After collecting three PlayStation 3s and four PlayStation 4s, YouTuber LoadingReadyRun now has five PlayStation 5 consoles to his name. He has one in his bedroom, another in his home theatre, one for the bathroom, an extra in the en-suite "to ensure even coverage", and one final one in the garden...
Random You Can Run The Witcher 3 at 60FPS on PS5, But It Has to Be Unpatched
Geralt of here
Here's another interesting tale from the world of pre-patch gaming: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt runs at 60 frames-per-second on PS5 via backwards compatibility — but only if you're playing it with no updates installed. This means that the initial version of the game must have had an uncapped frame-rate, allowing the PS5 to push it well...
Random 'Tis the Season to Decorate Your Tree with PlayStation Baubles
Here’s a fun product for the holiday season: glass PlayStation Christmas baubles to decorate your tree with. These are officially licensed and surprisingly stylish, coming in black with white detailing. You get four in the set, two inspired by the DualShock 4 controller, while the others use the brand’s iconic logo and symbols. We...
Random Watch as Fall Guys Players Join Forces to Form Hearts and More
Fall Guys is a cutesy-looking game, but it's actually an intense competition. A large group of players join online matches and race to qualify for each round, until just one is crowned the winner. With everyone so hungry for success, it's nigh impossible to get others to do anything you want them to. Unless you happen to be a popular...
Random Want to Eat Bugsnax For Real? One Food Blog Is Making It Happen
If you've been playing Bugsnax, you might have found yourself getting a little peckish with all the food-related goodness onscreen. The game has you exploring a mysterious island where sentient sustenance roams free, and honestly, some of those beasties look delicious. There are certainly a handful of culinary creatures we'd like for...
Random Someone Put the PS5's Pad Under a Microscope
As we reported months ago, the rear of the PlayStation 5’s pad is made up of tiny symbols inspired by the system’s iconic face buttons. Now that we have one of the controllers in our home, however, we have to admit that the detail is surprisingly small. In fact, it actually contributes to the grippy part of the controller, and it...
Random The Last of Us 2 Characters Dancing to Stayin' Alive Is the Halloween Treat You Need to See
We're not going to give you too much preamble on this. A 3D artist and big The Last of Us 2 fan named Katarina has animated Ellie, Abby, Joel, Dina, and more from the game's cast dancing to Stayin' Alive by The Bee Gees. If you watch just one video today, make it this one: Perfection. It's even caught the attention of Naughty Dog's...
Random Garmin Launches Smartwatch for Esports Athletes
Work hard, play harder
Many of you will own a Garmin watch for tracking your runs, bike rides, or gym sessions. However, the timepiece manufacturer has spotted an emerging market in esports, and it’s concocted an all-new wearable for this intrepid crop of gaming athletes. The Instinct Esports Edition works like other sports watches, and will allow...
Random What if Apple Made PS5? Fan Trailer Finds Out
Play has no limits
What if Apple made the PlayStation 5? Well, it’d definitely be smaller and twice the price, right? Its marketing campaign would also be completely different, as this fan-made trailer illustrates. It’s actually a super cool edit which nails the iPhone maker’s approach to advertisements really well. So far, Sony’s...
Random This Is What Cyberpunk 2077's Japanese Script Looks Like
Ever wondered how big the script for a role-playing juggernaut like Cyberpunk 2077 is? Here’s a visual representation, courtesy of CD Projekt RED’s localisation manager Yuki Nishio. Just look at all those piles of paper – imagine having to proofread all of that! The game’s now gone gold ahead of its release on 19th
Random The Internet Is Discussing PS5's Mysterious Bolt
Sony is failing to spoon-feed the media with meaningful PlayStation 5 information to write about, and so the press is beginning to lose its collective mind. The latest flight of fancy: a mysterious bolt spotted atop the next-gen console’s monolithic form, located between the outer-white panels and glossy black sandwich filler. Just what does...
Random PS5 Looks Way Better As a Skyscraper Than a Games Console
Sony’s dreamed up some strange consoles in its 25 years as a platform holder, but the PlayStation 5 is surely is boldest design yet. With a popped collar, curvy mid-section, and sharp edges, it looks more like the kind of object you’d expect to find in a contemporary art gallery than next to a television. It also looks way better as a...
Random Here's Super Mario 64 Running on PS2
And on PS Vita
With the release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars looming large, we suppose a scrappy PlayStation 2 port of Super Mario 64 isn’t all that interesting in isolation. Except, from a pure curiosity perspective, it is. The gameplay footage embedded below is riddled with texture bugs that make the title almost unplayable, but the homemade port...
Random How PS4 Saved a Japanese High School Student's Life
PlayStation 4 has saved us from boredom countless times, but we’d never counted on the system saving a high school student’s life. In Japan, a young girl was abducted for a month after meeting with her 44-year-old pen pal – but he didn’t count on his crafty quarry using his console to call emergency services. NHK News reports...
Random Is This the Luckiest Fall Guys Player Yet?
Jump Showdown takes no prisoners
Fall Guys players are starting to demonstrate some pretty impressive moves to avoid being eliminated in various rounds, but a quick bit of luck always goes a long way to securing the victory. Enter Reddit user Noelexe, who claims to have used up all of their luck for the rest of 2020 in order to secure their win on...
Random Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Will Make You Regret Deleting Your Skater
Don't do it, you monster
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is a loving remake of two stone-cold classics, and if the early reviews are anything to go by, it’s the return to form for the iconic franchise that fans have been waiting over a decade for. Activision has gotten particularly good at these compilations of late, and the love and care that’s...
Random Don't Get Doritos Dust on Your DualSense with PlayStation Chip Picker
Other savoury snacks brands are available
A good ol’ gaming session isn’t the same without a big bag of Doritos to hand, but getting all that icky dust encrusted into your controller is never fun. To make matters worse, the PlayStation 5’s luxurious new DualSense pad comes in white by default; that’s going to turn a subtle shade of orange if...
Random Impressive Fanmade PS5 Mural Highlights Upcoming Exclusives
From Miles Morales to Bugsnax
Sony showed a lot of its initial hand for the PlayStation 5 back in June with its Future of Gaming event, highlighting a large selection of titles that will only appear on the next-gen console. It was a digital showcase for the ages, and one PlayStation fan clearly loved it enough to create a piece of art dedicated to...
Random Deep Fake Puts Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst in Marvel's Spider-Man
Great power, great responsibility
These deep fakes are getting better – and, honestly, a lot creepier. We suppose it was inevitable that someone, somewhere would eventually put the cast of the 2002 Spider-Man movie in Marvel’s Spider-Man, and that someone is YouTube user BabyZone. Tobey Maguire features as the titular web-slinger, while Kirsten...
Random Fall Guys Player Suffers Heartbreak in Slime Climb
Hero to zero
Slime Climb -- you either love it or you loathe it. The gruelling event in Fall Guys is sure to eliminate waves upon waves of players every single time it is selected, but some of us have actually become fairly skilled at overcoming its hurdles. This scribe is one of them and so too is Twitter user @LightSkinYagami, who found themselves...
Random YouTuber Recreates Yakuza in Real Life to an Eerily Accurate Degree
Plus some GTA and MGS
Japanese YouTube channel 駒沢アイソレーション -- @KaoruGans0 on Twitter -- has done a pretty amazing job of recreating Yakuza in real life. Filmed in Shibuya, the above video nails so many aspects of SEGA's sandbox series. The character animations, the camera movement -- at times it's eerily accurate.
Random You Can Pick Up and Pet Cats in Assassin's Creed Valhalla
At this point we've seen quite a bit of Assassin's Creed Valhalla in action. But as it turns out, Ubisoft's been keeping the game's true selling point a secret all of this time. Indeed, the company's just confirmed that you're able to pick up cats and give them an extended petting session. This could be a cat lover's Game of the Year...
Random A Bird Will Land on Ghost of Tsushima Hero Jin's Hand if You're Idle Long Enough
Idle animations are always fun, but here’s a rare Ghost of Tsushima flourish that fans are just beginning to discover. Those of you who’ve played the open world game will know that protagonist Jin Sakai is very much at one with nature, whether it’s following foxes to shrines or the wind to key points of interest in the sandbox. But...
Random Ghost of Tsushima Player Creates 'Ishikawa Stock', a Super Advanced Tactic for Storing Arrows
Okay look, we know that we've been posting quite a few of these 'Random' Ghost of Tsushima articles lately, but the community just keeps coming up with brilliant stuff. This latest gem is what Twitter user @xxSeri hilariously calls "Ishikawa stock". The gist of it is that Jin can only carry so many arrows at any one time, and if you're u
Random Want a PS5 Right Now? Grab a Cardboard Version
eBay comes through
We all want to get our hands on a PlayStation 5 console come the end of 2020, but what if we told you that there's one which could be bought on
Random Ghost of Tsushima Player Finds a Way to Turn Jin's Life into a Never-Ending Arrow Hell
Believe you can fly
We've all seen that Ghost of Tsushima player get absolutely wrecked by a barrage of Mongol arrows, right? Well Reddit user lys1030 has somehow made Jin Sakai's life even more miserable. They attack the same Mongol war camp that can't be captured until later in the story, resulting in a never-ending hail of arrows. These p
Random This Guy Takes His Ghost of Tsushima Standoffs Seriously
He is samurai
The standoff is one of the neatest mechanics in Ghost of Tsushima, as enemies feign attacks while you hold your nerve and pick the right moment to attack them. Reddit poster codmycave has kicked the immersion in these moments up a notch, however, by wielding his own headband and sword and… Well, give the video a watch. The coolest...
Random This Pencil Art PS4 Is a Real Marvel
Comic book console
We’ve seen a lot of cool custom PlayStation 4 consoles over the years, but we may just have to hand the award to Shubhomoy Biswas for this stunning creation. The avid Spider-Man fan covered the top layer of his console with paper, and then proceeded to create an Into the Spider-Verse sketch on the top. He uses a variety of...
Random PS5 to Get 24-Karat Gold Makeover for the Uber-Rich
Worrying about how you’re going to make ends meet this holiday? Don’t worry, because the uber-rich are pondering how they’re going to get their pudgy mitts on a 24-karat gold PlayStation 5 for Christmas. Truly Exquisite, a UK-based personalisation company, is launching a bespoke PS5 collection later this year, and you’ll be able to buy...
Random Ghost of Tsushima Player Has a Real Tough Time with Archers
Is there anyone out there who hasn't developed a grudge for the archers in Ghost of Tsushima? Those buggers can be a real pain in the arse during combat, especially when there's more than one of them. This scribe always makes sure to target them first in a fight, but the Twitter user in the clip below didn't have the chance to do that. In fact,...
Random This Retailer Had Fun with Its Custom Ghost of Tsushima Box Art
Only in Slovakia, though
Occasionally, retailers will go the extra mile to tempt you to pre-order in their store. It could be the promise of a free sticker or a midnight launch. In Slovakia, however, ProGamingShop has come up with its own custom cover for Ghost of Tsushima – and it’s incredible, as this image attests: The slipcase is free for...
Random Kanye West, Travis Scott Feature GTA 5 in Latest Music Video
Wash Us In The Blood
The entertainment blockbuster that is Grand Theft Auto V is showing absolutely no signs of tapering off when it comes to popularity. The Rockstar Games behemoth has been confirmed for PlayStation 5 and now it's put in an appearance during Kanye West's latest track. Titled Wash Us In The Blood and featuring Travis Scott,
Random John Oliver Sketch Compares PS5 to a Penguin Designed by Apple
Horizon Forbidden West name dropped
PlayStation 5 hype appears to have infected even John Oliver, who mentioned the next-gen system in the latest episode Last Week Tonight. Segueing from a story about crazy crowds, Oliver suggests that “trampling” should only be allowed on Thanksgiving and “whatever day in the future the PS5 comes out”...
Random Musician Performs Hallelujah Using The Last of Us 2's In-Game Guitar
The minor fall and the major lift
Well, this is just phenomenal. Musician Roshan Maloney has performed a perfect rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah – using Ellie’s in-game guitar as the backing track. He performs the song on the DualShock 4, using a combination of the left analogue stick and touchpad – it’s seriously impressive stuff...
Random Fans Are Going Crazy Over The Last of Us 2's Rope Physics
The Last of Us 2 is a lot more inventive than its predecessor in the puzzle department, meaning there are only a handful of instances where you’ll be moving wooden planks and repositioning ladders. One of the new mechanics that Naughty Dog’s dreamed up is an evolution of the systems from Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, and it sees you...
Random The Web Is Freaking Out Over a Tiny PS5 Controller Detail
How can you not fall in love with little details like this? Sony announced the DualSense controller some time ago, but it’s taken until today for the Internet to pay attention to one of its best details: the grip is made up of tiny PlayStation symbols. We first caught wind of this courtesy of a Tweet by Wushu Studios’ communications...
Random Kid Playing Spider-Man PS4 Is the #Content You Need Right Now
How about something a little more uplifting? This video went viral on social media over the weekend, as it shows a kid playing Marvel’s Spider-Man for the first time. The slick superhero title is hugely satisfying, and the boy is clearly having a blast as he gets to grips with Peter Parker and swings through New York City. The clip...
Random PlayStation Fan Creates Amazing PS1 Boxart for PS4 Game Collection
There's a lot of nostalgia for the PlayStation 1's classic jewel casing and the boxart which came with them. The black labelling stands proudly on any shelf, so much so that some PlayStation fans are bringing the physical casing back with custom projects. Reddit user byllogan has turned their PlayStation 4 game collection into a homage to the...
Random The Last of Us 2 Fans Love This New Artwork So Much They Made Boxart Out of It
A limited-edition PlayStation 4 console was revealed yesterday for the upcoming launch of The Last of Us: Part II, complete with decals honouring Ellie's tattoo. It looks incredibly cool, which combined with a number of new accessories, makes for a gaming setup fit for a king. That was all well and good, but some fans were actually...