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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 14 days 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 20 days ago by Sam Quirke, 20 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 21 days ago by Sam Quirke, 10 comments

Timespinner Arrives on PlayStation 4 and Vita This Month

Nearly a decade in the making, Lunar Ray Games' homage to classic 90s action platformers is headed to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita this month. Take a look at some screenshots and a trailer here.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 2 comments

Weekend Announcements Aug 31st-Sep 2nd: Genesis, Necrosphere, Trifox and More

This weekend gave us a bit of a break. After the deluge of titles we've seen over the last few weeks, we're back today with just 15 new titles for your viewing pleasure.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 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 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 19 comments

Weekend Announcements Pt 2: Sniper Ghost Warrior, Road Redemption, and More

After part 1 introduced the first nine of today's 28 new titles, part 2 brings along another nine games. Unlike the first list, these are all confirmed for PlayStation 4, with one also coming to PlayStation Vita.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

DICE's Long-Lost Nineties Platformer Re-Emerges in Project Hardcore

Back in 1994 DICE was working on a platformer for Sega MegaDrive, the Sega Mega CD and the Commodore Amiga. It disappeared in the generational shift, but 25 years later the project has been revived.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 3 comments

Persona 3 and Persona 5's Dancing Titles Arriving in December

Get your dancing shoes on this festive season as Persona's upcoming dancing games get a bump back into 2018's release calendar. Persona 3 and 5 are getting the dance spin-off treatment on PlayStation 4 and Vita.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 12 comments

Super Life of Pixel Coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita This Month

Immerse yourself in the early history of video games with this retro platforming adventure, where the visual style gradually changes on a journey through some classic consoles.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 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 2 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 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

Easy Trophy Lists Are The Vita's Last Lifeline

The Vita is on its last legs. Hovering around its dying flame are the trophy hunters looking for an easy list, and that might be something for game creators to tap into if they want to make some sales before the end arrives.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 19 comments

Punch Line Special Edition Includes a Rubber Pigeon Mask

As if the game's premise wasn't insane and slightly disturbing enough, the special edition of Punch Line is going to arrive with a full-size rubber pigeon mask. Just the thing to terrify your neighbours!

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

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 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 2 comments

GOD WARS Future Past Getting a Big Expansion

Turn-based RPG GOD WARS Future Past released last year on PlayStation 4 and Vita, and like many similar titles it's now also getting a Switch port. The extra content coming to Nintendo will be released as DLC for the rest of us.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

Horror Visual Novel Death Mark Headed West

Death Mark first turned up on PS Vita in Japan this time last year. A horror visual novel revolving around a mysterious skin mark that leads to the death of the recipient, the game is now headed West on PS4 and Vita.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Super Skull Smash GO! 2 Turbo Confirmed for PlayStation 4

Some of you may remember Super Skull Smash GO on the Vita way back in 2012. Its sequel is finally just around the corner, but the latest news is that it's also coming to PlayStation 4.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Chasm Opens On July 31st

Long-awaited metroidvania Chasm is finally nearly here. A teaser trailer shows off a little more of the gameplay before announcing a July 31st release date for PlayStation 4 and Vita. It'll be Cross-Buy too.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Weekend Announcements July 6-8th: Daymare: 1998, GeneRain, and More

This weekend was a bit quieter, bringing just eight titles to our attention. All are confirmed for PlayStation 4 (one for Vita too) and some will be arriving fairly imminently.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Code: Realize Fan Disc Headed West on PlayStation 4 and Vita

Western fans of the Code: Realize series will be happy to hear that the fan disc of additional content, previously launched in Japan, will now be headed to our shores on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Easy Trophy Lists in the EU Digital Sale, Ends July 11th

The current EU Digital Sale is going to end on July 11th, and there are some discounts on games with pretty easy trophy lists. One of them also happens to be one of the best games of the year so far...

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 10 comments

Easiest PlayStation Trophy Lists from June 2018

July is here, and looking back to June there were a few game launches that may have slipped your notice. Here is a roundup of the releases that seem to have relatively easy trophy lists.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 3 comments

Waking Violet is a Dreamlike Puzzler Launching Next Week

Waking Violet is a top-down grid-based puzzle adventure in which you must help the titular sleeper escape from a dream using magic and time manipulation. It's out next week.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 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 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 11 comments

Weekend Announcements June 22-24th: Inazuma Eleven Ares, Shikhondo and More

We're definitely back to usual service. This weekend brought along seven new announcements for the PlayStation 4 and Vita, covering a variety of genres.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

The Lost Child Celebrates Launch With New Trailer

The Lost Child released a couple of days ago, and along with the launch came a new trailer focusing on the Demon Gun, the game's combat system and a lot of dramatic moments from the story.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

MUSYNX Gameplay Trailers Showcase Some Tunes

MUSYNX was announced to be headed to PlayStation 4 last month. Here's a roundup of four gameplay videos showing off four of the game's songs, including a tricky boss track.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

Persona 3 and 5 Dancing Games are Headed to the West

Personas 3 and 5 make their return in 2019 to Western shores in the form of a couple of dancing titles, to be released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Atlus talked about both games live at E3.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

Fate/Extella Link Trailer Shows Legendary Heroes in Furious Combat

Fate/EXTELLA Link continues the story from The Umbral Star and expands the roster of playable characters with 10 legendary heroes from else where in the Fate universe.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Sense: A Cyberpunk Story Headed to PlayStation 4 and Vita

After a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, a new 2.5D cyberpunk horror game inspired by Clock Tower and Fatal Frame will arrive on PlayStation 4 and Vita -- the latter will even get a physical release.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

Limited Run Reel Off a Huge List of Physical Editions

Limited Run took to the stage at E3 to hit us with a reel of limited edition physical releases of titles that normally sit on our digital shelves... including what must be some of the last physical Vita games to be pressed.

Posted 4 months ago by Sam Quirke, 6 comments

MUSYNX Gameplay Videos Show Different Difficulties

Together with publisher PM Studios, acttil showcased gameplay from three songs for their upcoming title. Each of the videos represents a song at a different difficulty so you can see exactly what you'll be getting into.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

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 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

New The Lost Child Footage Introduces Leon the Shopkeeper

New The Lost Child footage gives us a taste of the interactions to expect when angels walk among the mortal world. Leon the shopkeeper is remarkably calm over the situation.

Posted 5 months ago by Dog_of_Thunder, 0 comments

Minecraft Small Update Adds Egyptian Mythology Mash-Up Pack

The main point of the update is to add compatibility for the "Egyptian Mythology Mash-Up Pack", although there are a handful of other bug fixes too.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Muv-Luv Alternative Trophy List Revealed

We have just picked up the trophy list for Muv-Luv Alternative. There are 20 trophies, 11 of which are hidden

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 0 comments

Muv-Luv Trophy List Revealed

We have just picked up the trophy list for Muv-Luv. There are 16 trophies, 4 of which are hidden

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 0 comments

The Lost Child Trailer Introduces Us To A World Of Angels And Demons

The Lost Child is a dungeon crawling RPG that throws an occult journalist into a battle between celestial beings and arcane creatures. Experience the adventure for your PS4 and PS Vita on June 19th.

Posted 5 months ago by Dog_of_Thunder, 0 comments

Production to End for Physical Vita Titles

The American and European branches of Sony will cease to produce any more Vita cartridges beyond the end of fiscal year 2018. New digital titles will continue to be released on the platform.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 22 comments

Horror Adventure Title NightCry Coming To Vita This Year

It's been three years since it was announced but NightCry will be coming to the PlayStation Vita later this year. Hifumi Kono, the creator of the terrifying Clock Tower series, brings claustrophobic terror to a cruise liner.

Posted 5 months ago by Dog_of_Thunder, 4 comments

Weekend Announcements May 11-13th: Detached, The Dreamlands and More

In comparison to the last few weekends, this one was quiet. Maybe it's because we're building up to E3, or maybe it's for some other reason, but we only have five new titles for you today.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Stardew Valley Is Finally Headed To PS Vita

A lot of Stardew Valley fans have been desperate for a PS Vita version of the game since it first gained popularity. The developer finally has a set date for release, and it's going to be Cross-Buy too!

Posted 5 months ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

8-Bit Standalone Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon Launching This Month

With a Kickstarter campaign as ridiculously successful as Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, it's not surprising that the $5.5 million in funding will in fact spawn multiple games.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Monster Slayers Trailer and Launch Date

A release date has been confirmed for Monster Slayer, the upcoming rogue-like deck-building adventure from Nerdook Productions, and a new trailer previews the gameplay.

Posted 5 months ago by Luc1d, 0 comments

Weekend Announcements May 4-6th: The Good Life, Punch Line and More

Last weekend may well have been a bank holiday in the UK, but that didn't mean things went quiet. Instead, we have 13 new titles to bring to your attention.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

Minecraft Aquatic Update Coming To PlayStation

We have good news and bad news. The Update Aquatic is coming to PS4, PS3 and Vita, but it will also be the last major update we see for the PS3 and Vita versions.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Bricker, 1 comment

Weekend Announcements April 27-29th: Tacoma, Gonner, Walden, and More

The last three days have brought 13 new titles to our attention. 11 of them are confirmed for PlayStation 4, while one is only confirmed for the more general "consoles" and the other doesn't yet have platforms.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Playstation Plus Titles for May 2018 Announced

The new PlayStation Plus Game Collection titles have been revealed for May. There are no differences between the lists for North America and Europe, and the titles will be available in both regions from May 1st.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

Weekend Announcements April 20-22nd: Disgaea 1 Complete, MUSYNX and More

The deluge of new titles for PlayStation platforms continues to arrive. This week, there are 13 titles that need to be introduced.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments