News Deutsches Afrikakorps Blitz onto the Battlefield in Company of Heroes 3
Pedal to the metal
The Deutsches Afrikakorps have been revealed to be the next playable faction in the upcoming WW2 strategy game Company of Heroes 3, which storms the beaches on PS5 in 2023. Mobile, mechanized and elite, the Deutsches Afrikakorps are all about speed and aggression and will likely appeal to players who favour a rush style of...
News Death Sports and Fantasy Football Collide in Blood Bowl 3, Kicking Off 23rd February
Puts the "fantasy" in fantasy football
Blood Bowl 3 is a violent take on American football set in a pocket dimension of the greater Warhammer universe, where crushing the opposition has a more literal meaning. Today, we got an overview trailer describing how the game adapts rules from the tabletop system it's based on. Blood Bowl 3 kicks off on PS5...
News Haunted Fishing Game Dredge Raises Anchor 30th March on PS5, PS4
Doldrums, doldrums. Eviler than the Devil
Dredge is an upcoming adventure game about fishing, eldritch horror, and madness. This one caught our eye with its intriguing reveal trailer, so we were excited to learn we can slip our moors on PS5 and PS4 on 30th March. You play as a mariner plying the waters of a mysterious archipelago, selling your...
News Tekken 8's New Heat Mechanic Explained with Gameplay Footage as Nina Returns
Feel the Heat
In what was a surprising twist, Tekken 8 got a full-on system and mechanics breakdown video during the Tekken World Tour finals this weekend. The 36-minute explanation features series director Katsuhiro Harada and game director Kohei Ikeda as they cover all of the sequel's gameplay additions. And yes, there's plenty of gameplay...
News Knight vs Giant: The Broken Excalibur Embarks on a Journey to PS5 in 2023
One for all and all that
Just announced, Knight vs Giant: The Broken Excalibur is a roguelite action game based on the legend of King Arthur, and it's coming to PS5 in 2023. We got a lengthy intro cinematic, followed by some solid-looking gameplay. With more than 100 active and passive skills to learn, gorgeous hand-drawn maps and a fast and...
News Evil Dead: The Game Gets Gory Splatter Royale Game Mode, Available Now on PS5, PS4
Slay together for the kids
Evil Dead: The Game just got a free update on PS5 and PS4, which adds in the new Splatter Royale game mode, a gore-drenched take on the popular Battle Royale formula. In Splatter Royale, face off against up to 40 players as you fight to be the last one standing. We really enjoyed Evil Dead, and we think the humour and...
News Anticipated Survival MMO The Day Before Underwhelms in 10 Minutes of Stale Gameplay
The Day Before is a zombie survival MMO coming to PS5, and it looks kind of like a mix between The Division and State of Decay. Except, apparently, less exciting than either, judging by the latest gameplay released by developer Fntastic. The environments look great, admittedly, but very little actually happens. We see some light exploration and...
News Snazzy PS5 Trailer Encourages Upgrade from PS4
Sony all-in after availability increase
Now that it’s promised significantly improved availability, Sony wants you to upgrade from PS4 to PS5. A short and snappy new trailer – released alongside a gigantic global marketing campaign – outlines the benefits of trading in your old console for the
News WWE 2K23 Uncages WarGames in Dramatic New PS5, PS4 Trailer
Plus, a first look at legends
Looking for a little carnage from 2K Sports’ wrestling sim? How about the aptly named WarGames, eh? This hard-hitting fan favourite mode will see up to eight players compete in two rings positioned side-by-side – all while surrounded by a double-steel cage. It sounds like a recipe for disaster – but in the best...
News Shadow Warrior 3: Definitive Edition Slashes to PS5 on 16th February, Is a Free Upgrade
New modes, DualSense support, and more
Shadow Warrior 3: Definitive Edition will be bringing Flying Wild Hog's chaotic action game to PS5 in the very near future. Set for a 16th February release, the updated package includes a new survival mode, New Game Plus, and a hardcore mode. Chapter select is also being added, and you'll be able to choose...
News PS5, PS4 Shooter Atomic Heart Gushes Gameplay Details in Lengthy New Trailer
Everything you need to know
If you're still on the fence about Atomic Heart, or you're just not sure what the game actually is, then you might want to give this new trailer a watch. At around nine minutes long, it's a full overview of what the upcoming PS5 and PS4 shooter has to offer. It covers the world, characters, story, combat, and gameplay...
News Hnngh! Hogwarts Legacy PS5, PS4 Launch Trailer Teases a Truly Magical Adventure
Yer a wizard at last
It’s almost upon us! If, like this author, you’ve been waiting a lifetime for a game like Hogwarts Legacy – well, it’s little more than a week away. And this launch trailer is sure to push your enthusiasm over the edge: it’s generally light on story spoilers, but it sets the scene for a truly magical adventure, which...
News Stealth Action Game Steel Seed Gets Moody PS5 Announcement Trailer
Just announced, Steel Seed is a stealth action game set in a grim, futuristic world, and it's coming to PS5 sometime in 2024. Developed by Storm in a Tea Cup, best known for its Bioshock-esque exploration game Close to the Sun, Steel Seed appears to be an even more ambitious undertaking. Steel Seed tells the emotional story of the last...
News Grim Guardians: Demon Purge Brings Co-Op Metroidvania to PS5, PS4 on 23rd February
Sisters that slay together, stay together
Grim Guardians: Demon Purge is a 2D sidescrolling Metroidvania title we have had our eye on for a little while now, one that has been re-piquing our interest with every new snippet of gameplay. Today we got a release date announcement; the demon-slaying Kamizono slayers br
News The Crew Motorfest Goes Fender-to-Fender with Forza Horizon on PS5, PS4 This Year
If you’re a PlayStation-only owner, then you’re going to want big things from The Crew Motorfest, officially announced by Ubisoft for PS5 and PS4 earlier today. Due out in 2023, the open world arcade racer will return to the series’ roots, meaning the aquatic and aerial disciplines from its predecessor appear to be out. This time...
News Destiny 2: Lightfall Shows Off Powerful New Exotics in Neon Gameplay Trailer
Locked and loaded
Ahead of its release on the 18th February, Destiny 2: Lightfall has snagged a new trailer that seeks to entice potential players with the promise of powerful new exotic gear. The upcoming expansion will feature a range of fresh weapons and armour, including a pistol that shoots tracking rounds, a debuffing machine gun, a...
News Redemption Reapers Gameplay Is a Bit Like Blood-Soaked Fire Emblem
The Ashen Hawks ride
Due to release for PS4 on the 23rd February, Redemption Reapers is a dark fantasy strategy RPG that continues to catch the eye. The title now has a gameplay trailer (embedded above), and its take on tactical warfare does look solid. You're able to develop your characters in different ways by allocating skill points, and combat...
News Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless Announced for PS5, PS4 Fall Release
To Hell with honour
Released in Japan just a few days ago, NIS America has confirmed that Disgaea 7 will be localised in the West later this year. The game's full title is Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless, and it's targeting an Autumn / Fall release window on both PS5 and PS4. "The demonic realm of Hinomoto has fallen under a tyrannical regime,...
News Like a Dragon: Ishin Trailer Teases Yet Another Top Tier Tale from RGG Studio
One of the series' best?
It's fairly short, but the new story trailer for Like a Dragon: Ishin! sets the stage for yet another engrossing tale in RGG Studio's beloved franchise. Yakuza fans will already be well aware of the developer's knack for telling gripping narratives, and to be frank, we wouldn't expect anything less from this upcoming remake...
News Dark Fantasy Strategy RPG Redemption Reapers Takes Turns on PS4 23rd February
From ex Fire Emblem director
Redemption Reapers, the dark fantasy strategy RPG that first caught our eye near the end of last year, now has a confirmed release date. It's bringing turn-based battles and "complex" character relationships to PS4 on the 23rd February, adding yet another intriguing title to what is a bulging release schedule. You can...
News Wild Hearts Shows Off Three Weapon Types in Flashy PS5 Gameplay Trailer
That poor Golden Tempest
EA and Omega Force have released a brand new gameplay video of their upcoming monster-slaying action game, Wild Hearts. It's looking very promising indeed in this footage captured on PS5, and we get to see a trio of approaches to taking down a mighty Aragane, or Golden Tempest. The Claw Blade is up first, which looks to...
News Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2 Brings Out the Big Guns on PS5, PS4 on 11th May
The main cannon is powered by what now?
Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2 was announced midway through 2022, and we finally have a release date. You, too, can command a crew of anthropomorphic child soldiers when the turn-based RPG launches on PS5 and PS4 on 11th May. A direct sequel to the original Fuga: Melodies of Steel, a year has passed, and the war...
News Elder Scrolls Online's Expansion, Necrom, Gets Epic CGI Trailer
Part of the Shadows Over Morrowind saga
Massively popular MMORPG The Elder Scrolls Online is getting its next significant expansion in the form of Necrom, with the announcement accompanied by a suitably epic CGI trailer full of swords and sorcery. Introducing the new Arcanist class, multiple zones to explore, additional companions to choose from,...
News Minecraft Legends Shaping Up to Be a Real Treat, Marches onto PS5, PS4 in April
It's hip to be square
Few franchises have the endurance and adaptability of Minecraft. Case in point: Minecraft Legends shares many touchstones with the mainline series, like its quirky sense of humour and iconic art design, but is looking like it might have the chops to be a super fun competitive strategy game in its own right. We got a couple of...
News Fans Seem Split on Like a Dragon: Ishin's New Combat as Cards Star in Latest Trailer
The hand that's dealt
The reception to Like a Dragon: Ishin! has largely been positive since the game's reveal last year. This is, after all, a remake of a highly rated instalment that was never officially released outside of Japan. We're all expecting yet another engrossing RGG Studio adventure, but for some fans, there's a bit of concern over one...
News Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Remakes a Cosy Classic on PS5 in June
Life finds a way
A modernised remake of GameCube and PS2 title Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life has been confirmed for a PS5 release (there's no mention of PS4) on the 27th June, 2023. Now titled Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life, this is a celebrated farming adventure sprinkled with loads of life-sim elements. It doesn't have any gameplay, but the...
News Caverns of Mars Recharged Brings Back Atari's Classic Vertical Shooter on PS5, PS4
New visuals, more modes, and plenty more
Atari is adding another game to its Recharged range, reviving one more of its forgotten favourites. Caverns of Mars Recharged has just been announced, a modern take on the classic arcade vertical shooter. Caverns of Mars tasks you with descending into dangerous tunnel systems in order to set a bomb at the...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty's Opening Cutscene Sets the Stage for the Struggle Ahead
Don't wake the dragon
Team Ninja's upcoming action RPG Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is set to launch on 3rd March, and the anticipation is starting to build. If you, like us, are finding the wait hard to bear, well, you are in for a treat as today we got an advance look at the title's opening cutscene, courtesy of IGN's First coverage of the game...
News SteamWorld Build Breaks New Ground for the Series on PS5, PS4
Can you dig it?
The colourful SteamWorld franchise will be plumbing new depths in the just-announced SteamWorld Build, a city builder that tasks you to settle above and below ground in a somewhat novel twist. It's a little bit Sim City, and a lot bit Dungeon Keeper or Evil Genius, and it is absolutely something we will be keeping an eye on when it...
News British Forces Bring the Might of the Commonwealth to Bear in Company of Heroes 3
Fight them on the beaches
In a strange but welcome surprise, SEGA recently announced that its excellent WW2 real-time strategy franchise, Company of Heroes, would be coming to console for the first time with the advent of Company of Heroes 3. Today we got a look at the plucky British Forces, who fight with the aid of their Commonwealth allies. One...
News Granblue Fantasy Versus Sequel Adds New Story, Characters, Moves, Rollback Netcode, Crossplay in 2023
Granblue Fantasy Versus is getting a "sequel" later this year, Cygames has confirmed. Titled Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising, it looks just like the original Versus — complete with the same playable cast — but it's practically bursting with new stuff and improvements. So, Rising comes with a new story, new characters, new stages, new...
News Granblue Fantasy: Relink Still Looks Superb, Still No Release Date
New trailer is hype
Granblue Fantasy: Relink got a great new trailer and an extended look at some gameplay during a dedicated showcase at the Granblue Fantasy FES event in Japan. The action RPG still looks fantastic based on what we saw, but we still don't have a confirmed release date, outside of a vague '2023' launch window. Seeing as we've been...
News Like a Dragon: Ishin Shows Off Incredible Looking Minigames
Dancing! Karaoke! Chicken racing!
SEGA is ramping up the marketing ahead of Like a Dragon: Ishin!'s release in about a month's time, and now we've got the trailer that everyone wanted to see: the minigame showcase. In typical series fashion, you'll be able to take part in a range of mental activities, including traditional Japanese buyo dancing,...
News New Octopath Traveler 2 Trailer Is All About Ochette and Castti
Traveler's Tales also covered
Square Enix has uploaded another character-focused trailer for next month's Octopath Traveler II, which is mainly about Ochette the hunter and Castti, who's into apothecary. Sporting the lovely HD-2D art style, footage then changes gears to discussing Traveler's Tales, which act as side quests for the many characters in...
News Monster Hunter Rise Hunts Down a Beastly PS5, PS4 Launch Trailer
Everything you need to know
Monster Hunter Rise is out now on PS5 and PS4. Having already existed on Nintendo Switch and PC for what feels like an age, Capcom's latest is a bit late to the party, but at least the port's pretty much flawless. Boasting 4K at 60 frames-per-second performance on PS5 in particular, this is a great way to get your hunt...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Goes Hard in 17 Minutes of High-Level Gameplay
Do not pursue Lu Bu
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is shaping up to be a more-than-competent Soulslike. Developer Team Ninja is no stranger to the genre at this point, having gotten plenty of practice at sadistic game design while developing the Nioh franchise. Proof of their prowess can be found in the above trailer, which boasts 17 minutes of fresh,...
News Get Your First Glimpse of Dracula's Castle in This Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania Teaser
Did you know that Alucard is actually Dracula spelt backwards?
Dead Cells really is the gift that just keeps on giving, isn't it? Since it first launched back in 2018, developer Motion Twin has supported the excellent roguelike with both paid and free DLC updates (like Rise of the Giant, Bad Seed,
News Solve Crimes Against Clothes in Stylish Shooter Fashion Police Squad
Coming to PlayStation very soon
Whether you're a dedicated follower of fashion or just really like shooting things, Fashion Police Squad may be worth a look. This retro-style first-person shooter released on PC last year, but is now making the jump to consoles. It's coming soon, too, making a splash on PlayStation systems on 2nd February 2023. As...
News EA Sports PGA Tour Tees Up on PS5 in March
Check out the gameplay trailer
EA Sports has regained the official PGA licence, and the next golf sim is closer than you might think. Announced today with a new gameplay trailer, the aptly named EA Sports PGA Tour is coming to PS5 on 24th March, 2023. Billed as the "exclusive home of the Majors", the game will feature all the big tournaments you'd...
News Sword Art Online: Last Recollection Gets First Story Trailer, 'Simpler' Combat System
Harder, better, faster, simpler
Officially announced near the end of last year, Sword Art Online: Last Recollection now has its first story trailer, which drops alongside some initial gameplay details. The PS5 and PS4 action RPG currently has a vague '2023' release window, but with the marketing push moving so quickly, we can't see a confirmed date...
News You Can Run a Cosy Little Farm in Like a Dragon: Ishin
Living off the land
The Yakuza Like a Dragon games love their wholesome side stories, and they don't get much more wholesome than this. Upcoming action RPG Like a Dragon: Ishin! features an especially in-depth optional activity titled 'Another Life', which lets you take a much-needed break from the title's dramatic plot and bloody action. Yes, as...
News CGI Hogwarts Legacy Trailer Tours the Castle Grounds
Acceptance letters distributed
The marketing surrounding Hogwarts Legacy is really starting to kick into gear now as Warner Bros publishes a CGI trailer that tours the castle grounds ahead of the PS5 title's 10th February 2023 release date. From the perspective of an owl, you'll first fly in between the towers and turrets of the famous school, and...
News Stellaris: First Contact Story Pack Will Expand the Scope of Your Galaxy
We come in peace
Stellaris is a game which has received a bunch of support over the years, and it seems like the team over at Paradox isn't done with the sci-fi grand strategy title just yet. Originally launching on PC back in 2016, it jumped to console in 2019 in the form of Stellaris: Console Edition. The First Contact Story Pack is the next...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Reveals Epic Battles for Power in New Story Trailer
Inspired by Three Kingdoms era China
It feels as though Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is flying way under the radar right now. This is Team Ninja's next major action RPG, taking all its experience with the Nioh series and shifting focus to Three Kingdoms era China. The game's fast and brutal combat looks great, but the focus of this latest trailer is the...
News Wanted: Dead Aims to Be Difficult, Like the Japanese Classics That Inspired It
Button mashing just won't cut it
Wanted: Dead is a stylish slasher we have had our eye on for a little while now. Developed by Soleil, a studio that includes talent responsible for creating Ninja Gaiden (a series from which a lot of inspiration was taken) and Dead or Alive, combat is the primary verb in the game, and it's designed to be difficult...
News Sony Highlights the Riches of 2023 in Upcoming PS5, PS4 Games Trailer
23 titles to keep an eye on
2023 has the potential to be one of the best years in gaming for a long time, and that prospect hasn't been lost on Sony. The firm has published a new video that is designed to accompany a PlayStation Blog post it uploaded last week which highlights 23 anticipated games landing on PS5, PS4 this year. While not every game...
News PS5, PS4 Biking Game Season Given a New Story Trailer
Out on 31st January
Scavengers Studio has published a fresh new look at its upcoming PS5, PS4 biking game Season in a new story trailer that covers exactly why you're out photographing the world before it ends. As a young woman, you will bike about and capture memories through your camera of people and places you discover. "Document, photograph, and...
News Seafaring RPG Sailing Era Ventures to PlayStation in Summer 2023
Eyes to the horizon
Sailing Era is — as the name suggests — a seafaring RPG headed for a PlayStation release in the summer. Developed by Chinese studio GY Games, it's a mix of exploration, resource management, visual novel-style character interactions, and swashbuckling naval combat. It's set between the 15th and 17th century, so you can expect...
News Dead Space PS5 Launch Trailer Marks the Return of Isaac Clarke
Humanity ends here
EA has published the launch trailer for the Dead Space remake earlier than expected, handing us another glimpse of the remodelled survival horror classic right now instead of tomorrow. We get a good look at protagonist Isaac Clarke's new face, but then the famous helmet is put on for some Necromorph encounters. Check the launch...
News One Piece Odyssey Gets a Great Launch Trailer Ahead of Friday's PS5, PS4 Release
Raise the sails
One Piece Odyssey is just days away from its release on PS5 and PS4, and so Bandai Namco's dropped a hype-inducing launch trailer. Despite clocking in at just over a couple of minutes, it's a really good showcase of the RPG's style, and features loads of character cameos that'll have fans excited. We've already played the game, by...