News River City Girls 2 Flexes on PS5, PS4 from 15th December
Cruisin' for a bruisin'
Fans of sumptuous sprite-based artwork and classic beat-‘em-up gameplay will probably want to keep a keen eye on River City Girls 2 when it punches to PS5 and PS4 next week. Curiously, the WayForward sequel is already available in Japan and Asia, but will not arrive in the rest of the world until 15th December. At least...
News RWBY: Arrowfell Release Date Revealed, Launches 15th November on PS5, PS4
Team RWBY, assemble!
RWBY stans, rejoice! Arrowfell has a release date, and it's sooner than we had anticipated. Set in continuity within Rooster Teeth's insanely popular RWBY universe, take command of Ruby, Weiss, Blake and Yang shortly after they have become licensed Huntresses, which for anyone keeping score at home, is during RWBY Volume 7...
News RWBY: Arrowfell Is a Stylish Metroidvania Set in the Popular RWBY Universe
Team RWBY is back
RWBY: Arrowfell is an upcoming action-adventure title from developer Wayforward that tells an in-continuity story of the popular RWBY franchise from Rooster Teeth. The events of Arrowfell will be set in WRBY: Volume 7, and the show's writers intentionally left a time skip in the story so that the game is entirely canon. RWBY...
News Shantae, the Original GBC Platformer, Belly Dances to PS5, PS4
Hair we go again
The absolutely iconic Shantae may have been something of a commercial flop when it first released for the Game Boy Color in 2002 – but its legacy lives on 20 years later. Shantae has, of course, gone on to become a moderately popular character across various games – all of which are playable on the PS5 and PS4, apart from the...
News BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites Sinks Teeth into PS5, PS4
About bloody time
BloodRayne Betrayal, the cult PlayStation 3 side-scrolling platformer from WayForward, is getting a PS5 and PS4 remaster in the form of Fresh Bites. There’s no date for the re-release right now, although it will be available digitally and physically, with Limited Run Games once again fulfilling duties on the latter. You should...
News All Five Shantae Games Are Hair-Whipping PS5, Including the Game Boy Color Original
All sold separately, sadly
Fans of luscious locks and belly-dancing may be excited to learn that all five Shantae games are coming to the PlayStation 5, including the Game Boy Color original. That classic portable release will also be coming to the PS4, rounding out the franchise on both Sony systems. Those of you who own any of the previous...
News Shantae and the Seven Sirens Grants Your Wishes with a PS4 Release in May
New trailer released
Shantae and the Seven Sirens, the latest game in WayForward's cult hit series, is coming to PlayStation 4 very soon indeed. The fifth adventure in the franchise is dancing its way onto Sony's console on 28th May 2020. The brand new trailer, embedded above, gives us a quick overview of the story and some of what Shantae will be...
Review River City Girls - Retro Brawling With a Twist
Girls about town
Dishing out knuckle sandwiches as either Kyoko or Misako in couch co-op brawler River City Girls is immediately fun, with the combat comparing favourable to the genre favourites of yesteryear. As tends to be the case with this sort of title however, fighting the ever growing hordes of enemies on your quest to rescue the duo’s...
News Shantae 5 Has Been Officially Titled Shantae and the Seven Sirens, First Screenshots Released
As if by magic
WayForward's Shantae series is a surprisingly enduring one. Originally releasing on the Game Boy Colour in 2002, the games have come a long way, despite there only being four of them. Five, if you include the freshly named Shantae and the Seven Sirens, the upcoming new instalment. The developer has shared the first details and...
News River City Girls Flips the Script on PS4 This September
You knocked me out with your brass knuckle tattoo
WayForward’s bringing a hearty helping of girl power to the PlayStation 4 from 5th September, with the refreshingly retro River City Girls. The latest in the long line of Kunio-Kun titles will flip the script, seeing high-schoolers Kyoko and Misako slugging their way through the mean streets of the...
News WayForward Announces Shantae 5, Coming to PS4 Later This Year
It's a kind of magic
Fans of the hair-whipping half-genie Shantae have been pretty well served this generation. On PlayStation 4, you can play Risky's Revenge, Pirate's Curse, and Half-Genie Hero, which means you have easy access to almost every game. Following on from the latter, it seems WayForward is ready to move onto the next action platformer...
Review Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (PS4)
I whip my hair back and forth
The Shantae series is an odd one, isn't it? It's been around for quite some time, but never made a huge impact. The Metroidvania style gameplay and quirky writing are adored by fans, but despite being quietly very good, the games remain ignored by most. Funnily enough, you can play three of the four titles right now on...
E3 2016 Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Belly Boogies in with New Trailer
Hair we go
If Sony's moody selection of PlayStation 4 software left you feeling a little depressed, then know that there are plenty of colourful titles in the pipeline – with Shantae: Half-Genie Hero being one such example. WayForward has released a new trailer for the PS4 and Vita platformer to coincide with E3 2016, and it's honestly looking...
Review Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (PS4)
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is a 2D side-scroller in the classic Metroidvania vein, but with a whimsical story and an anarchic sense of humour that helps separate it from the pack. Taking on the role of a half-genie named Shantae, you'll spend approximately ten hours exploring various islands, solving puzzles in dungeons,...
Review Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut (PS4)
Shantae: Risky's Revenge – Director's Cut is a PlayStation 4 port of the 2010 Metroidvania game by WayForward Technologies. Originally released on the Nintendo DSi, the title belly danced to the PC this time last year, and now it's finally the turn of Sony format fans to get their hands on the release. This is actually the second...
News Shantae: Risky's Revenge Belly Dances to PS4 Next Week
Shake it like a Polaroid picture
The glitz and glamour of E3 2015 may be over, but there's still plenty to look forward to on Planet PlayStation. Tuesday sees the return of the PlayStation Store update in full-force, and there'll be a tasty surprise for North American players, in the form of Shantae: Risky's Revenge on the PlayStation 4. This is the...
News Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Shakes Its Hips on PS4, PS3, and Vita
Hair we go
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, the follow-up to WayForward’s cult GameBoy Color platformer, is set to strut its stuff on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. Having already crossed its Kickstarter target with time to spare, the studio is now hoping to hit a couple of stretch goals. At the time of writing, the title needs to raise a...
News Konami Dates Trio Of Silent Hill Titles For March
It may seem like an eternity since we last got to play a Silent Hill title, but at least March should make up for the drought
Konami's announced that three titles in the survival horror series will release during the month, with the Silent Hill HD Collection first out of the blocks on March 6th. It'll be followed by new entry Silent Hill: Downpour...
News Konami Dates Trio Of Silent Hill Titles
If you've been waiting desperately for more Silent Hill, then you're about to get your wish
Konami's attached dates to three Silent Hill titles that are all due to release in early 2012 — so even if the world ends before the year's out, at least you'll get your fix of the premium horror franchise. First up is the Silent Hill HD Collection, which...
News Bloodrayne Bites Into PSN Next Month
Wayforward's overdue resurrection of classic vampire brawler Bloodrayne is due to take place on September 6th
Launching directly on PSN, Bloodrayne: Betrayal is a side-scrolling action game again following protagonist Rayne as she sets out to due battle with supernatural foes. Those purchasing the game via Sony's PSN Play initiative will get a set...
GamesCom 2011 Silent Hill Book Of Memories Has An Interesting Premise, But Still Has A Lot To Prove
Silent Hill: Book Of Memories is not exactly what we expected when the game was first announced
Designed specifically for PlayStation Vita, the WayForward developed co-operative title adopts an isometric viewpoint and has players working together in order to solve puzzles and fend off enemies. While the game is a massive departure from the...
GamesCom 2011 Silent Hill Book Of Memories Is Not Exactly What We Anticipated
When we learned that WayForward was working on a brand-new Silent Hill title for the PlayStation Vita we were extremely excited
WayForward has a terrific pedigree, and we think horror games feel at home on portable systems — there's something personal about playing a good horror game in bed with headphones, right? Unfortunately, Silent Hill: Book...
News BloodRayne: Betrayal Rounds Out The Summer
WayForward's two-dimensional twist on the BloodRayne series, BloodRayne: Betrayal, has been pushed out of its "early August" release window for a firm spot at the end of the month
The game will now launch August 30th on the PlayStation Network.
News WayForward Officially Confirms Mighty Flip Champs! DX For PlayStation Minis
WayForward has officially announced Mighty Flip Champs
DX</a> for PlayStation Minis this week. The former DSiWare favourite will release on the PlayStation Network on July 12th. The game adapts to the PSP's single wide-screen by showcasing the "flip" based puzzle gameplay side-to-side. Check out the screenshot above for a better idea...
News Bloodrayne: Betrayal Actually Looks Pretty Rad
The blood will rain in Bloodrayne: Betrayal
Seriously, there's more blood in this 50-second debut trailer than most games contain in a full 20-hour campaign. Still, we suppose it makes sense — this being a game called Bloodrayne and all. The game itself actually looks pretty rad. Some of the animation is a teensy bit janky, but we like the...
News BloodRayne: Betrayal Launches This Summer On PlayStation Network
Majesco's confirmed the return of the BloodRayne series, when scantily clad protagonist Rayne returns in PSN title, BloodRayne: Betrayal, this summer
The 2D action game is in development at Californian outfit WayForward. It will be the studio's first PlayStation 3 release. The game's promising plenty of puzzles, weapons and gore, and is being...