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Best free-to-play games on PlayStation

The PS Store on PS5 and PS4 is overflowing with the best free-to-play games we have seen on consoles in years. Now, you can sit down and enjoy yourself without having to spend a penny — sort of.

Posted 23 days ago by Sean Lawson 0

PS Plus monthly games leaving soon for January 2023

PS Plus Essentials monthly games will be losing five games in January 2023. The 'free' games from December 2022 will be leaving Sony's service, so make sure you grab the PS5 and PS4 games as soon as possible.

Posted 30 days ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 3

PS Plus Essential monthly games for PS5, PS4 available now

Sony officially unveiled three games coming to PS5 and PS4 as part of December 2022's monthly games lineup for PS Plus Essential, Extra, and Premium users. Get ready for RPG royalty with Mass Effect Legendary Edition.

Posted 1 month ago by Sean Lawson 10

All trophies for PS Plus monthly games December 2022

Sony has released the PS Plus games for December 2022, with the Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Biomutant, and Divine Knockout coming for PS5 and PS4. Here is the trophy list for every game, including difficulty and length.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 6

PS Plus monthly games lineup for December 2022 leaked

PlayStation Plus' monthly games for December 2022 have leaked, bringing another trio of free games to the Essential tier — including an RPG masterpiece. PS Plus Premium and Extra subscribers may also claim the new games, too.

Posted 1 month ago by Sean Lawson 20

Rogue Company trophy list revealed

We have just picked up new trophies for Rogue Company. There are 21 trophies, none of which are hidden.

Posted 2 years ago by Rich Stone 0

Realm Royale Gets a Hotfix for Trophy Tracking

Heroic Leap Games have released a new hotfix for Realm Royale, which should hopefully fix tracking for some of the game's cumulative trophies. Unfortunately you might have to restart progress.

Posted 4 years ago by Sam Quirke

New PlayStation Releases: January 21st – January 25th

Another week means another round-up of new game releases to look forward to. The highlight is clearly Resident Evil 2, but there's also the charming looking Wandersong and the Realm Royale Beta.

Posted 4 years ago by Sam Quirke

New PlayStation Releases: January 14th – January 18th

Slim pickings this week with the only major release being ACE COMBAT 7: Skies Unknown. There's a Grand Tour based driving game and a whole bunch of indie curios throughout the rest of the week.

Posted 4 years ago by Sam Quirke

SMITE Adds King Arthur in the Latest Patch

The star of SMITE's latest patch, which hit consoles on Tuesday, is the newest playable character, King Arthur. The update also continues the long-running Odyssey event with more quests and content and more.

Posted 4 years ago by Kelly Packard

A Nightmarish SMITE Patch Fixes A Few Bugs

This week saw the arrival of version 5.20, otherwise dubbed "A Necessary Darkness". The patch adds new God skins and other purchasable items, as well as the usual bug fixes players can expect to see.

Posted 5 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Paladins Update 1.5 Adds Customizations, Fixes Bugs

Paladins: Champions of the Realm has released its update 1.5, featuring a couple of customizations, some general feature improvements and some bug stomping. There's a video overview to sum everything up.

Posted 5 years ago by Sam Quirke

Paladins 1.4 Update Introduces the Dragon's Call

The latest patch for Paladins introduces a new event called The Dragon's Call, a 4v4 battle in which you need to carry the Warder's Key Sphere into the opponent's Vault four times. Plus, there's new skins and unlockables.

Posted 5 years ago by Sam Quirke

SMITE Latest Patch Brings the Classic Joust Map

The latest update for deity-battling SMITE brings with it an adventure in the classic Joust map, which was replaced with the newer version in Season 3. Plus, there's some new skins and bug fixes to enjoy as well.

Posted 5 years ago by Sam Quirke

SMITE Introduces Pele, The Fiery Goddess of Volcanoes

The fiery Goddess of Volcanoes, Pele, joins the SMITE roster in the latest patch, along with a few new skins, some cosmetics and of course, some bug fixes. The patch is available now.

Posted 5 years ago by Sam Quirke

Realm Royale Is Coming To Consoles

After a successful Early Access period on Steam, Hi-Rez's answer to Fortnite is coming to consoles. It's a fantasy themed Battle Royale game and you can try out the closed beta from next week.

Posted 5 years ago by Sam Quirke

New Champion Koga Arrives in Paladins

The latest Champion to arrive in Paladins is Koga the Lost Hand. Along with the new champion comes a new Deathmatch map, a new Battle Pass and a Cosmetic Wheel

Posted 5 years ago by Sam Quirke

SMITE's Cyber Shadow Patch Ready for Console Launch

The newest SMITE patch is just about ready to launch for consoles. Developer Hi-Rez Studios' new patch cycle is allowing console players to enjoy updates closer or even on the same day as the PC patch launch.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

SMITE Gets a Week of Double Worshipers, XP and Favor

Developer Hi-Rez Studios launched a week of double worshipers, experience and favor in their third-person MOBA SMITE. The event has good timing since a lot of players were exposed to the game thanks to Games With Gold.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

SMITE Patch 5.10 Adds Medusa's Deathmatch

In the chaos of E3 week, some developers are just trying to bring you their regularly scheduled content. Hi-Rez Studios is one of them, having just released the Medusa's Deathmatch patch for SMITE.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

SMITE Gets a Five-Day Triple Everything Event

In celebration of SMITE's Masters LAN, which starts on May 9th, developer Hi-Rez Studios is running a Triple Everything event for the duration of the tournament.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

Earn 3X Performance XP and Gold in Paladins' Party Up Event

The week of free access to Paladins' 30+ champions has ended, but it has been replaced with a new event. For the better part of a week, players can earn triple performance experience and triple performance gold while partied.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

SMITE Console Receives Patch 5.7: Drop the Beat

The 5.7: Drop the Beat patch has made its way to SMITE console. Highlights from the patch include the new ranked split, console-specific bug fixes, additions to the season ticket and more.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

Paladins Prepares to Leave Beta With Launch Celebration

Paladins: Champions of the Realm, which has been in testing on PC since 2015 and console since 2016, is about to leave beta. The celebration is starting now before the official launch on May 8th.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

Paladins Party Weekend Boosts Gold and XP by 20%

Players looking to boost their gold and experience earned in Paladins can earn 20% bonus gold and experience this weekend when playing in a party. VIP Points are also doubled during the event.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

Paladins Gets a Double XP Weekend

You know what's a great way to make a trophy grind even shorter? Taking advantage of double experience weekends!

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

SMITE Party Up Weekend Doubles Everything

MOBA fans don't usually need incentives to enjoy their favorite games, but if there's one available, why not? Earn double everything in SMITE this weekend as long as you're in a party.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

SMITE's Time to Party Patch Coming Soon to Consoles

SMITE console is ready for the next round of patch releases. Tuesday is the usual patch day, but as players have surely noticed, the patch didn't launch yesterday. It'll be coming later this week instead.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics Gets Update 1.2

Following server downtime, developer Hi-Rez Studios has released update 1.2 for Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics, which should alleviate the major issues and bring about a few balance changes.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

Party Up in SMITE for a Double Everything Weekend

Players looking to increase their amount of worshipers, experience and favor need not look further than SMITE's latest event: a Party Up Weekend. The event promises double worshipers, XP and favor for partied players.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard

SMITE Season 5 Dated for Console Launch

Following Season 5's launch on PC last week, developer Hi-Rez has confirmed Season 5 will launch for consoles on February 6th. There will be brand-new map, an item overhaul, ranked rewards, the 2018 season ticket, and more.

Posted 5 years ago by Kelly Packard