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Uncharted, Last of Us Multiplayer Modes Go Free on PS3 Ahead of Server Closures

After nearly ten years of operation, Naughty Dog's PS3 multiplayer modes will finally retire. To celebrate the passionate community that have continued to play, the developer has released those modes for free until shutdown.

Posted 11 days ago by Sam Quirke, 9 comments

PlayStation Now Adds Batman: Arkham Knight and Metal Gear Rising

Sony has added more titles to PlayStation Now. There are ten new titles added in both North America and Europe/Australia, although the list varies between regions.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

PlayStation Now Adds Metal Gear Solid V and Star Wars

There are new titles added in both North America and Europe/Australia, although the list varies between regions. Players in North America get nine new titles and those in Europe/Australia get ten new games.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Takes Players To The First World

15,000 attendees of the recent Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, Japan, witnessed the reveal of some exciting details for the "Shadowbringers" expansion which is soon making its way to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

PlayStation Now Adds Battlefield 4, WWE 2K18, and NBA 2K18

It's the start of the month and it's the time that Sony adds more titles to their PlayStation Now service. There are new titles added in both North America and Europe/Australia.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

It's a new month, and it's going to be another busy one for new releases. What will you be playing this weekend to start the month off right? Dead or Alive 6 just came out, and The Division 2 has an open beta ahead of release.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 21 comments

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Whatever your situation, we hope you get a least a little bit of time this weekend to kick back and enjoy some gaming. Will you be sampling something new, tackling the backlog or chilling out with an old favourite? Let us know!

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 29 comments

Guitar Hero Live Owners Can Apply For A Refund

Guitar Hero Live's GHTV Mode – effectively its online play service – was terminated on December 1st 2018. Activision is now offering refunds to owners if they purchased the game between certain dates and can prove their purchase.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

Pre-order Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Expansion Ready for July

If you're eagerly anticipating the release of Shadowbringers, you can pre-order the expansion from today and receive some bonus content into the bargain.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

New European PlayStation Store Sale: Big Games, Big Discounts

Discounts on Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Metal Gear Solid V, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Monster Hunter: World, the Metro series, Mortal Kombat X, the Resident Evil series and a ton of Deep Silver and Ubisoft titles.

Posted 4 months ago by Jack Watling, 2 comments

February's PS Plus Games Are Live – Grab HITMAN and For Honor Now

The PS Plus line-up has changed over, which means you can now grab the first season of HITMAN and Ubisoft's feudal fighter For Honor for free. You can also grab the last of the service's Vita and PS3 offerings.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 5 comments

PlayStation Plus Titles for February 2019 Announced

Thanks to Cross-Buy, PS4 players get four titles this month, while PS Vita players get three titles. PS3 players have to stick with two.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 24 comments

From Software Discusses The Possibility of a Demon's Souls Remaster

While speaking to GameInformer about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Hidetaka Miyazaki discussed his thoughts on a possible Demon's Souls remaster following the success of Dark Souls' re-release last year.

Posted 5 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

PlayStation Now Adds Prey, Metro 2033 Redux, and More

Sony has added more titles to their PlayStation Now service. There are new titles added in both North America and Europe/Australia, although the list varies between regions.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

December 2018 Delistings: LEGO The Hobbit, NBA 2K17 and More

December has seen eight titles removed from the PlayStation store due to expired licenses. Luckily most of them were released in physical retail.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

January's PS Plus Games Live in North America, Europe Due Tomorrow

North American PS Plus subscribers can already get their hands on January's free titles. Take to the slopes in Steep or fight alongside your friends in Portal Knights. There's some PS3 and Vita games too, of course.

Posted 5 months ago by Sam Quirke, 10 comments

PlayStation Plus Free Games for January: Steep and Portal Knights

The first set of 2019 PS Plus games has been revealed. This January you can hit the slopes with Ubisoft's open-world snow sports adventure Steep and co-op action RPG Portal Knights.

Posted 6 months ago by Sam Quirke, 19 comments

Defiance Gets Festive With a Solstice Strike

The Solstice Strike has begun and pits players against the Volge as they try to track down the Abominable Warmaster in seasonally-themed Arkfalls.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

2 for £25 on PlayStation Hits Games in the EU PlayStation Store

An additional sale has appeared on the EU PlayStation Store. Although the individual games aren't discounted, the entire PlayStation Hits range is part of a 2 for £25 bundle which will save you £9.

Posted 6 months ago by Sam Quirke, 6 comments

PS Plus December Games Available Now: Onrush and Soma

If you're a PS Plus subscriber you can now download your no-extra-cost games for December. These include the chilling adventure Soma, the frenetic arcade racer Onrush and the brilliant metroidvania Iconoclasts.

Posted 6 months ago by Sam Quirke, 5 comments

PlayStation Plus Free Games for December: Onrush and Soma

December's PS Plus free games have been announced. The headliners are on the critically well received but commercially struggling ONRUSH and Soma, a chilling horror/walking simulator.

Posted 7 months ago by Sam Quirke, 16 comments

All-Stars, Sound Shapes Server Shutdowns Extended Until January 31st 2019

Despite no official announcements, several servers seem to have had a stay of execution. Sound Shapes, Twisted Metal PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale are all now listing 31st January 2019 as the shut-down date.

Posted 7 months ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

Don't Forget These Four Trophies That Only Unlock On Halloween

It's October 31st, which means there's a bunch of games that require your attention if you want their date-specific trophies

Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

The PSN ID Change Beta Has Started, The Risks Are Worse Than We Thought

That risky-sounding PSN Online ID change feature we reported on a couple of weeks ago is now in beta stage, with registered Preview members receiving their invitations. However the risks look worse than we initially thought.

Posted 8 months ago by Sam Quirke, 21 comments

Infamous Festival of Blood and Theme Free for North American PS Plus Users

One of our eagle-eyed community members has spotted an extra free game this month for North American PS Plus subscribers, hidden in the ongoing Sale of the Dead.

Posted 8 months ago by Sam Quirke, 3 comments

Server Closures: Multiple Just Dance Games Shutting Down in November

Multiple older Just Dance games are getting their online servers shut down this November according to a new update from Ubisoft. Check the list to see whether any games you own are affected.

Posted 8 months ago by Sam Quirke, 3 comments

Server Closures: PlayStation All-Stars Moved to the 15th; Sound Shapes 15th

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and Twisted Metal's servers will shut down ten days earlier than previously reported according to Sony's official legal notice. Sound Shapes and ModNation Racers are shutting down too.

Posted 8 months ago by Sam Quirke, 14 comments

Server Closures: Warhawk, All-Stars Battle Royale, Twisted Metal, Drawn to Death

Unfortunately more PS4, PS3 and Vita titles are getting their servers shut down, which will have an effect on trophies. Warhawk, PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale, Twisted Metal and Drawn to Death are getting the chop.

Posted 9 months ago by Sam Quirke, 24 comments

PlayStation Plus Free Games for October Include Friday the 13th and Laser League

October is nearly here which means it's time for another PS Plus update. Free games next month include Friday the 13th and Laser League, both of which have had unfortunate development dramas. But they're worth a go for free!

Posted 9 months ago by Sam Quirke, 10 comments

A Year After Release, NBA 2K18's Trophies Are Finally Working

Thanks to our scanners, we have just discovered that NBA 2K18's PlayStation 3 trophies are finally obtainable thanks to a silent fix. 41 trophies are now yours to be unlocked.

Posted 9 months ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

PlayStation Plus Free Titles for September 2018: Destiny 2 and God of War III

September's PS Plus free titles include Destiny 2, God of War III Remastered, QUBE Director's Cut, Another World, Foul Play and Sparkle 2.

Posted 10 months ago by Sam Quirke, 19 comments

Mafia III Headlines PlayStation Plus Titles for August 2018

August's PS Plus is a bumper month, with four PlayStation 4 games headlined by Mafia III. As always there's some PlayStation 3 and Vita titles too. Grab July's games before August 7th!

Posted 10 months ago by Sam Quirke, 20 comments

Easy Trophy Lists in the EU Summer Sale

There's yet another massive game sale happening on PlayStation Store, which means it's time for another quick round-up of some of the most accessible trophy lists in the bunch. We start with five games actually worth playing.

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

Both Marvel Ultimate Alliance Games Delisted

Yesterday both Marvel Ultimate Alliance titles disappeared from the Xbox and PlayStation stores. The store entries for the PS4 versions have disappeared completely, while the second game's PS3 page no longer allows purchase.

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke, 6 comments

Crysis 2 Multiplayer Servers Closing in October

Platinum hunters beware: Crysis 2's online multiplayer servers are being taken down on October 11th 2018. We have fifteen trophies with an Online flag, so expect those to become partly or fully unobtainable in three months.

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke, 5 comments

Easy Trophy Lists in the North American Mid-Year Sale

We just published all of the Mid-Year PSN deals available for US and Canada account holders, but here's a round-up of the easy trophy lists available in the sale. We start off with five games that are actually pretty good.

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke, 2 comments

PS3 Shooter Starhawk Closes Servers, 19 Trophies Affected

2012 third-person shooter Starhawk's servers are now closed. This affects a large number of the game's trophies, so consider carefully before picking this one up in a sale.

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke, 2 comments

PlayStation Plus Titles for July 2018 Announced

We're a few days away from July, which means it's time for another batch of PS Plus titles going free for subscribers in the coming month. Another David Cage game and an online melee curio headline for PlayStation 4.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke, 11 comments

Poll: If PlayStation Now Let You Download Games, Would You Subscribe?

Sources are murky at best, but rumours are starting to swirl that Sony might be adding the option to download games from their PlayStation Now service. How do you feel about it?

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke, 16 comments

Xbox Mixer Interviews Wargaming.net On World of Tanks: Mercenaries

Take a watch of a quick interview with Lead Game Designer Jeff Gregg and Community Manager RaiBOT01 from Wargaming.net as Xbox Mixer gets to learn more about the upcoming World of Tanks expansion.

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Skate 2 Servers Also Return Online

Earlier today we revealed that the online servers for Skate 3 had come back online. We're here to spread the cheer even further: all of the servers are also back online for Skate 2.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Skate 3 Servers Come Back Online

The servers for Skate 3 have come back online without any fanfare. This means that all of the game's trophies are now obtainable again.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Guitar Hero Live's GHTV Mode to Be Terminated

Guitar Hero Live publisher Activision has announced the music game's Guitar Hero TV mode, which was Live's version of online play, will be sunsetted before the end of the year.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

The Sims 3 Servers Shutting Down

The online services for the game will be closed on July 2nd, 2018, but don't panic -- no trophies are affected by the closure.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

PlayStation Plus Titles for June 2018 Announced

The first day of June is imminent. By all means, Sony has left it late this time to announce the new PlayStation Plus Game Collection titles for the month.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

Terrell Owens Will Grace The Cover of Madden NFL 19 Hall of Fame Edition

Football fans have been waiting longer than usual for an info drop on this year's Madden, but that info has finally arrived. A new cover star will grace the Hall of Fame Edition of the game, and the pick is perfectly timed.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 3 comments

Hitman: Absolution Contracts Servers to Shut Down, Hopefully Temporarily

Hitman series developer IO Interactive must close the servers for 2012's Hitman: Absolution Contracts feature in what the company hopes is only a temporary situation.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

World of Tanks Soviet Dream Machines Event Live During May

The beginning of May marks the launch of the Soviet Dream Machines event exclusively for the console versions of World of Tanks. Exchange points for rewards, all the way up to the Tier VIII Motherland tank.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Techland Purchases Call of Juarez Franchise from Ubisoft

Ubisoft has now sold the rights to the Call of Juarez franchise to its developer, Techland. One of the first things Techland did was to republish Call of Juarez: Gunslinger.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Ranking The Top Five Call of Duty Campaigns

Call of Duty campaigns may soon be a thing of the past. If it's true this year's game will be without one and if it sells well anyway, we may have seen the last story mode for the series. That makes for a good time to look back.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments