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Random The Last of Us 2 Partners with Indian Pale Ale for Promotional Six-Pack
Beer we go
The Last of Us: Part II was always going to be one of the biggest games of 2020, so it’s actually not that surprising to see Sony sign a deal with the Boulevard Brewing Company in order to introduce “special Space Camper Cosmic IPA six-packs”. You can learn more about the beverages through here. As part of the collaboration, the...
Random Gravity Rush's Raven Swoops into Nintendo Switch Trailer
We must stop meeting like this
We’ll say it so you don’t have to bother typing it in the comments: Nintendo’s doing more to promote Gravity Rush than Sony. That was funny, wasn’t it? In truth, this trailer isn’t actually made by Nintendo, but a small company who’s taken its Switch exclusive painting app Colors Live to Kickstarter...
Random Skate 4 Trends on Twitter After Tony Hawk Remake Reveal
Where is it EA?
A certain group of people on the internet really, really want Skate 4 to become a reality and boy do they want you to know about it. The unannounced project trended yet again on Twitter earlier today following the announcement of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 on PlayStation 4 with memes, jokes, and a vocal outcry questioning why EA...
Random Sony's PlayStation Studios Ident Actually Debuted Years Ago
Sony’s created a new logo and ident to brand its first-party titles under the PlayStation Studios umbrella. The intro video in particular has become a source of much discussion, as many have pointed out its similarities to an Xbox ident introduced last year. But did you know that the Japanese giant actually introduced an alarmingly...
Random Incredible PlayStation Cartoon Goes Viral on Social Media for Second Time
Enable closed captions in the above video for English subtitles. We hadn't seen this brilliant PlayStation ad until today, but we can see why it's blown up across social media. The South Korean cartoon was originally released on YouTube in June 2019 by an incredibly popular animation channel called 장삐쭈. The video really took off...
Random The Best (And Stupidest) Recommended PSN Names We Could Find
Updated with even more nonsense
Around one year ago, Sony introduced the option to change your PlayStation Network username, and with that option came the potential for hilarity. Well, maybe not hilarity, but some of the names we found were at least mildly amusing. You see, changing your PSN ID lets you click through a bunch of recommended...
Random Andy Murray Wins Tennis World Tour Tournament, Donates Money to NHS
After a thrilling tie-break
There were no hip issues for Andy Murray this week, as he traded his traditional racket for a DualShock 4 controller and conquered the clay. The legendary Scot overcame fellow pro David Goffin to win the virtual Madrid Open in flawed PlayStation 4 title Tennis World Tour, stealing the victory in a tense tie-break...
Random Sony's Experimenting with a Robot Buddy for Lonely Gamers
The Sony of today may not be quite as batsh*t crazy as it was in the Rolly era, but that doesn’t mean it’s completely given up on outlandish concepts for good. A new patent filed by the platform holder introduces the idea of a robot companion who will watch you play your PlayStation and react to your emotions. Apparently, research...
Random The Last of Us Made a Surprise Appearance on Quiz Show Jeopardy
Fingers on the Clicker
You know your entertainment brand is popular when it becomes a question on legendary US quiz show Jeopardy. That’s exactly what happened to The Last of Us last night, as footage of the title’s sequel was shown during a semi-final round focused on the ‘World of Video Games’. Contestant Xiaoke knew the answer, so...
Random PS5's DualSense Has Already Been Reimagined As a Sexy Anime Girl
We’re not the only ones milking the PlayStation 5 controller’s reveal dry, as it seems some budding artists have been… Well, milking themselves while creating fanart inspired by the pad. DualSense has a very distinctive futuristic look, and that’s served as inspiration for some particularly, er, interesting sketches.
Random PS5's DualSense Controller Shares a Name with Washing Machines, Gas Detectors, and Hair Serum
Mattress toppers, too
Sony may have (Dual)Shocked us all with the reveal of the PlayStation 5’s new controller overnight, but perhaps more alarming than its form factor and colour scheme is its name: DualSense. To emphasise the idea of “touch”, the manufacturer has decided to reboot its long-running DualShock branding for the first tim
Random PlayStation Fan Designs Epic 1000 Piece Puzzle of Their Favourite PS4 Games
Wow, the PlayStation community really is the best, isn't it? During these uncertain times, Reddit user frogfuhrer has put their spare time to good use by designing and having a gigantic 1000 piece puzzle constructed containing some of their favourite PlayStation 4 games. The user said that they were bored during quarantine in...
Random Jet Engine PS4 Fan Noise Goes Viral in Social Media Mocking
If you’ve got a PlayStation 4, there’s probably a good chance you’re familiar with its absurd fan noise. While not everyone’s console sounds like a rocket – and there are steps you can take to reduce the sound – the reality is that the Japanese giant’s console is pretty, well, loud. In fact, it’s so common that Tweets like...
Random We'd Read This Incredible Retro The Last of Us Comic
Resident Evil and Metal Gear Solid also represented
Classic comic books look incredible even by modern standards, particularly the likes of Tales from Crypt. These inspired designs by Rockstar North illustrator Mark Scicluna have really captured our imagination, then. We love The Last of Us cover most, but his adaptations of Resident Evil, Metal...
Random Marvel's Spider-Man Has An Eerie Message Which Rings Frighteningly True Right Now
Caught in a web
A quarter of the entire world is in lockdown, as coronavirus continues its unwelcome spread across the globe. It’s a frightening time, but back when Marvel’s Spider-Man released in 2018, the idea of a deadly virus was all largely make-believe. That’s what makes this billboard discovered in the release’s fictional New York...
Random Animal Crossing Player Proudly Displays PlayStation Characters in Their Home
For the players
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the only thing social media can talk about in a positive light at the moment, to the point where it's even got some residents of Push Square Towers turning their heads towards the Big N. It looks like a really good game, and our friends over at Nintendo Life certainly think so with a 10/10 review, but...
Random Kratos and Atreus Play Ball to Commemorate MLB The Show 20's Release
Father and son time typically involves some kind of sporting activity, and while Kratos and Atreus don’t exactly have the simplest paternal relationship, even they’re not opposed to quick game of baseball. This awesome God of War artwork posted by Sony Santa Monica to commemorate the release of MLB The Show 20 today depicts the Nordic...
Random PlayStation Hand Sanitizer Is Particularly Pertinent Right Now
Wash your mitts
If there’s one good thing coronavirus may bring, it’s more people caring about their personal hygiene. While there’s very little that we, as individuals, can do about the spread of this dangerous disease – we can at the very least keep ourselves clean. As such, this official PlayStation hand sanitizer – posted on Reddit by...
Random Silent Hill 2 VR Fanmade Trailer Needs to Become a Reality
Your move, Konami
Will Konami ever do anything with the Silent Hill IP again? We certainly hope so, and with rumours of some sort of reboot in the works, our dreams might come true before too long. However, fans who are tired of waiting for the Japanese publisher to do something are now taking things into their own hands, with this excellen
Random PlayStation Set Up a TikTok Account, and Nobody Noticed
What have we done
The app itself might have been around for a while, but TikTok is all the rage nowadays. Children, teenagers, and even adults alike are now creating short, edited attempts at comedy and posting them across the internet to the point where even PlayStation itself feels like it needs to get in on the act. The brand actually set up a...
Random Yakuza Remastered Collection Proves Goro Majima Really Is Everywhere
We all know that Goro Majima is everywhere, but the recent physical release of The Yakuza Remastered Collection has taken things one step further. Goro Majima really is everywhere -- even inside the game's special slipcase itself! Spotted by user Billonel on Reddit, remove the box from its cardboard casing and you'll find Goro Majima...
Random Shuhei Yoshida and Adam Boyes Recreate The Genius PS4 Game Sharing Smackdown
Anyone else remember this? Back when the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were the new kids on the block, Microsoft was under fire for its controversial online and used game policies. It quickly changed all that, of course, but at the time it went down extremely poorly. Sony, meanwhile, made it clear when its new console was revealed that there...
Random Sony's Shu Yoshida Trolls PlayStation Fan with 'Where Is PS5?' Tweet
Sony's got a bit of a quite literal joker on the loose at the moment and indie specialist Shuhei Yoshida is his name. The man himself has always been known to have a bit of a laugh on social media platform Twitter, but he has now taken it to the next level by making a mockery of all the tweets asking PlayStation exec's where the PlayStation 5...
Random From Games to Books, Fanmade Calculator Lets You Plan Your Entire Witcher Experience
That's a lot of Geralt
Finished with The Witcher on Netflix but you've got no idea what to do next? Desperate for more Geralt but you don't know how the original books tie into the video games? If you want more Witcher and you happen to have a lot of free time, then you may want to check out this handy fanmade calculator. Put together by fantasy...
Random Watch Someone Turn a Treadmill Into a Controller to Play Death Stranding on PS4
The real walking simulator
Like it or not, there's a heck of a lot of walking to do in Death Stranding. To get from A to B in Hideo Kojima's deserted North America, you'll mostly be travelling on foot -- at least to start with. If you've ever wondered just how fit you'd have to be to carry out some of Sam's assignments, you can find out through some...
Random Resident Evil: Code Veronica X Fans Produce Their Own Promo Material for a PS5 Remake
Get yourself an item box
With Resident Evil 2 already being a masterful remake of the PSone original and Resident Evil 3 plotting its path to PlayStation 4 in a few months time, fans of the series are wondering what will get the Capcom treatment next. One very popular pick is Resident Evil: Code Veronica X and some supporters have even come up with...
Random Officially Licensed Real Life Swords from The Witcher 3 are Masterworks
Get your coin purse, Geralt
Just look at these swords. They're based on the Mastercrafted Wolven set from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and yes, they're 100 per cent real. Created by swordsmith Artur Wysocki, these handmade blades are officially licensed by CD Projekt Red -- the developer behind the games -- under the guise of Kaer Mohren Forge. The...
Random Don't Worry, Everything Is Fine at Media Molecule
Nothing to see here
One thing is for absolute certain: you don't need to worry one jot about the fine folks at Media Molecule. The studio behind the PlayStation 4 exclusive Dreams has always seemed like a great place to work. Comfy furniture, open plan working space, an awesome kitchen, you name it -- the developer seems to have everything pretty...
Random Super Smash Bros. Creator Played 242 PlayStation Games in 2019
Not bad, not bad
Masahiro Sakurai, the infectiously enthusiastic creator of Super Smash Bros., has revealed on Twitter that he played 242 different games on PlayStation 4 in 2019. He's pulling that stat from the PlayStation 2019 Wrap-Up webpage that Sony launched last week. Not bad, Sakurai. Not bad at all. Sadly, the charismatic developer didn't...
Random Rejoice! The Knack King Remains PS4 Exclusive as Google Stadia Rules Out Port
Breathe a sigh of relief
Horizon: Zero Dawn, Dreams, and a couple more PlayStation 4 exclusives might be heavily rumoured to be headed to PC in the future, but don't worry, the console's true system seller and biggest title of the lot isn't going anywhere. We know you were all waiting with bated breath and now we can officially confirm that Knack...
Random Bored Man Hijacks Airport Screen to Play Some Apex Legends on His PS4
Gaming on the go
We can't imagine too many people are taking their PlayStation 4 with them when they travel, but we bet there are even fewer who lug it around in a backpack, just in case. One such individual has made his presence known in a bizarre story about hijacking an airport display to play his PS4. Alrighty then. A man, waiting at Portland...
Random Spider-Man PS4 Haunts Jared Leto in New Morbius Trailer
Thirty Seconds to Bars
Morbius is supposed to be the second entry in Sony's all-new cinematic universe after 2018's Venom outing, and the debut trailer for the film planned to release this summer dropped earlier today. That's cool and all, but did you spot the Marvel's Spider-Man easter egg hidden away in the footage? Exactly two minutes and four...
Random This Real Life Recreation of God of War's Mimir Is Creepy But Incredibly Cool
Start talking, head
We've always thought it must feel great to see fans put so much effort into creating art based on your games, and we imagine that the team over at God of War developer Sony Santa Monica Studio were blown away when they saw this. Shared on Twitter, this is an animatronic recreation of Mimir, the incredibly wise head that Kratos...
Random PS4 Is Booming, So Sony's Making a Car
A showcase for giant's mobility tech
Thought the days of Sony revealing robotic dogs was over? The company is in a much healthier financial position right now, and so it’s back to its experimental best. Case in point: the organisation announced a concept car named the Vision S during its CES 2020 press conference overnight. The electric vehicle is...
Random Drink from the Holy Grail with Official PlayStation Trophy Glass
The hunt is on
Sony’s so deep in the merchandising market with PlayStation these days, you can even buy lava lamps. Trophy hunters will be particularly enchanted by this item, however: an official glass inspired by the platform’s Holy Grail – a humble trinket, which ships without that iconic ‘bling’ sound. It’s available now from Amazon...
Random Developers Across the Globe Celebrate 25 Years of PlayStation
Happy birthday to you
It's PlayStation's 25th birthday today! Happy birthday, PlayStation! To mark the occasion, numerous developers and publishers across the globe have been posting well wishes and positive messages on Twitter. From the likes of God of War lead Cory Barlog and Death Stranding's Kojima Productions through to SEGA, all sorts of...
Random PlayStation Wedding Cake Signals Game Over for the Groom
It's a well-known fact that video games pretty much go out the window when you're married. With far too many household chores to do, a baby most likely on its way, and a full-time job to hold down, who has time for 2020's line-up of blockbuster games? To really rub things in, one cheeky wife thought she would remind her hubby that he'll be...
Random The Cybertruck Was Made for Cyberpunk 2077, and Elon Musk Knows It
The perfect match
This week, the real-life Tony Stark – better known as Elon Musk – unveiled Tesla's Cybertruck. It's a futuristic-like pickup featuring an "exo-skeleton" using the same "cold rolled" stainless steel alloy featured on the SpaceX Mars rocket prototype. Elon says the design was partly inspired by Roger Moore's Lotus Espirit S1 in...
Random Trophy Hunter Creates Mural Dedicated to His Past 200 Platinums
That's a lot of gongs
Do you remember your very first Platinum Trophy? Reddit user eblackham does -- it was Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time on PS3. That's because the man in question is very much a dedicated Trophy hunter with more than 200 Platinums to his name. To celebrate the landmark moment, and look back on the past decade of PlayStation,...
Random This Hideo Kojima Name Generator Is Steeped in Science and Dice Rolls
Shotgun Giraffe, is that you?
If you were ever lucky enough to star in a Hideo Kojima game, have you wondered what name he would come up with for your character? The Metal Gear Solid franchise and the recent Death Stranding have proven that the man himself loves coming up with the most bizarre titles for both his allies and antagonists, so Polygon...
Random Streamer Adds 'Eye of the Tiger' to Horizon Zero Dawn Training Montage and It's a Shockingly Perfect Fit
You know that training montage right near the start of Horizon: Zero Dawn? It's a quick and effective way to show the growth of main character Aloy. She goes from being an energetic kid to a capable hunter in the space of just a few minutes, but you know what's even more impressive? The fact that Survivor's 'Eye of the Tiger' syncs up...
Random Popular PS4 Games Reimagined as Retro PSone Releases
The likes of Horizon: Zero Dawn and Bloodborne are great PlayStation 4 games, but what if they’d launched on the PSone? Reddit user IanMazgelis has reimagined the aforementioned exclusives, along with Gravity Rush 2 and NieR: Automata, with some fairly authentic looking 90s cover art. The results speak for themselves: How do
Random Adorable Beat Saber Halloween Costumes Get a Treat Every Time
Isn't this just the sweetest? A young 10-year-old girl who goes by the name of Yeva Codes on Twitter has posted her Halloween costume online along with whom we assume are her siblings. They're dressed up as the blocks you need to hit in order to score points in Beat Saber, and it's all a little bit adorable. The Twitter clip above is...
Random PlayStation Fans at Paris Games Week Haven't a Clue Who Gravity Rush's Kat Is
Kat's got the cream
Consumer conventions are laced with awkward moments, but the quiz that Sony hosted as part of its Paris Games Week booth sounds like a real humdinger. Attendees were invited on-stage to participate in a quiz, with one of the topics being to name famous PlayStation faces. Sadly, according to red-faced onlookers, no one had a clue...
Random Sony Trademarks PlayStation 10 in Japan
Sony may be preparing for the release of the PlayStation 5 in Holiday 2020, but that’s not stopped it from thinking about the future. Over in Japan, the manufacturer has filed trademarks for the PS6, PS7, PS8, PS9, and PS10. This is obviously just security, but it’s still rather amusing to see; realistically, we wouldn’t expect a...
Random Death Stranding Fan Art Is Getting Seriously Impressive
Tomorrow is in your paint brush
In just over two weeks, we’ll all be able to experience Death Stranding for ourselves. Imagine thinking you’d be able to say that in October 2019 six months ago. Anticipation for the PlayStation 4 exclusive is at an all-time high, so those talented in the arts have taken to creating their own images that capture...
Random Untitled Goose Game Infiltrates Metal Gear Solid in Incredible Dreams Creation
The creations coming out of Dreams just keep on getting better and better. That pesky goose from Untitled Goose Game is the next popular character to feature in a video game mashup only made possible by the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive, and it has decided to take the place of Solid Snake and infiltrate Shadow Moses itself. The video...
Random Fanmade PS5 Boot Up Screen Is the Perfect Use of Nostalgia
PSone x PS5
Has Sony ever managed to do better than its original PSone boot up sequence? Those visuals and the audio that accompanies them are firmly planted in our own brains, becoming a part of childhood memories for many. Any PlayStation fan has at least some reverence for those couple of seconds before Sony's first console launches a game, so...
Random Days Gone's Trophies Are Scripted to Capture Important Story Moments
The PlayStation 4 captures a screenshot that corresponds with every single Trophy you earn, and the vast majority of the time, those images are completely throwaway. A random image of a menu, a weapon aimed down sights, a non-descript cutscene - you know the drill. However, it turns out PS4 exclusive Days Gone actually scripted those...
Random Death Stranding x Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is a Crossover for Our Wishlist
Breath of the BB
It's incredibly unlikely to ever happen, but we couldn't help but share this crossover that makes some of our hopes and dreams a bit of a reality. Reddit user Narvikgutten has taken The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's iconic US boxart and given it a bit of a Death Stranding twist. Instead of Link standing atop a rocky mou