Guide PS5 Stock: Where to Buy PlayStation 5 in February 2023
Which shops have PS5 available for February 2023?
Guide New PS4 Games Release Dates in 2023
All 2023's upcoming PlayStation 4 launch dates
Guide New PS5 Games Release Dates in 2023
All 2023's upcoming PlayStation 5 launch dates
News - 2023, Week 05
Sunday5th Feb 2023
Guide New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (6th February to 12th February)
What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PS Store update this week? A considerably quieter week is underlined by the arrival of one major tentpole title: Hogwarts Legacy is a huge new release for Sony's new-gen system. For a full list of all new PS5 game release dates in 2023 and all new PS4...
News Blimey! PS5 Sales Doubled Last Month in the UK
PS5 is on a serious upward trajectory – and it’s not because the console was previously flopping or anything like that. Sony’s ability to finally get ample stock onto store shelves is driving outrageous sales figures right now, with Games Industry.biz’s well-connected Christopher Dring revealing that January 2023 sales are up an...
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...
Random The Last of Us' Pedro Pascal Stars in Gritty Super Mario Kart Skit
Here’s the star of HBO’s hit The Last of Us adaptation Pedro Pascal like you’ve never seen him before: playing Super Mario in a gritty SNL skit inspired by Nintendo’s hit kart racing franchise. The spoof – which aired overnight, on 4th February – sees The Last of Us hero kitted out in a red hat and dungarees, as he hits...
Saturday4th Feb 2023
Guide PS5 Stock: Where to Buy PlayStation 5 in February 2023
Which shops have PS5 available for February 2023?
Which shops have PS5 stock for February 2023? Where can you currently buy a new PlayStation 5 console? Demand for the PS5 has exceeded supply, leaving many unable to purchase a next-gen console. Thankfully, stock is slowly but surely starting to improve overtime, giving more and more gamers the...
News These Four PS Plus Essential Games Are Coming to PS5, PS4 Next Week
Four games up for grabs
February 2023's PS Plus Essential games have been officially announced, and yes, this past weekend's leak was absolutely spot on. There are four titles up for grabs, which you can add to your library from 7th February, 2023. Here's what subscribers can look forward to: OlliOlli World (PS5, PS4)
News Actress Ella Balinska Has Seen Your PS5 Forspoken Memes, And She Ain't Fussed
Frey to go, girl
Forspoken isn’t the first game in video game history to have dodgy dialogue, and it certainly won’t be the last – but for some reason, it’s become the victim of a social media backlash, with no shortage of out-of-context clips shared online to ridicule lead character Frey. Actress Ella Balinska – who plays the character...
Random It Now Takes Devs 270 Days to Make One Gran Turismo Car
Honda bright side, they look really good
Do you ever get the feeling we might be getting a bit too obsessed about photorealism in games? Well, if you’re a car modeller at Polyphony Digital, nobody would blame you for starting to feel that way. When it comes to meticulous attention to detail, the Gran Turismo series has always been the gold...
Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Essential Games for February 2023?
Plus or minus?
February 2023's PS Plus Essential games have been officially announced, with four titles up for grabs (although one of them is technically just an expansion). Next week, you'll be able to download and play OlliOlli World, Mafia: Definitive Edition, Evil Dead: The Game, and Destiny 2: Beyond Light. We'd say there's a bit of something...
News Sony Shakes Up Corporate Ladder by Promoting Exec Obsessed with Growth
On the up
A barnstorming quarter – which generated a record-breaking $9.6 billion in revenue for the PlayStation division alone – has prompted some shake ups within Sony’s upper-management hierarchy. CFO Hiroki Totoki has been promoted to president, active from 1st April, which marks the beginning of the next financial year. Potentially with...
Rumour Dragon Age: Dreadwolf Could Still Be a Long Way Off
Despite previous reports
Last we heard, Dragon Age: Dreadwolf was playable from start to finish — at least, in alpha build form. This positive update on the project arrived in October of last year, and led to speculation surrounding the game's eventual release date. Many had thought that the BioWare RPG could be targeting a late 2023 launch, but...
News God of War's Mjolnir Hammers India As PS5 Marketing Onslaught Strikes Again
Thor you might like to see it
Fans could already discover the Leviathan Axe in London earlier this week, and now Thor’s iconic Mjolnir has struck India, as Sony’s aggressive PS5 marketing campaign takes the world by storm. In order to celebrate refreshed availability of its new-gen system, the Japanese giant also
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 462
Spring in the step
Anyone else sensing the first signs of spring? Okay, so we’re still deep in the throngs of winter, and there’s a fair way to go. But the days are getting longer, and the PS5 release schedule is heating up. Here’s what’s keeping us busy this weekend. Aaron Bayne: I'm pushing on with my Death Stranding playthrough (will it...
Friday3rd Feb 2023
Guide New PS4 Games Release Dates in 2023
All 2023's upcoming PlayStation 4 launch dates
What new PS4 games release dates in 2023 are coming up? If it's a full list of 2023 PlayStation 4 release dates you need, look no further. As usual, we'll be updating this article throughout the year, refreshing it with new titles and release dates so you can be clear which new PS4 games are on the...
Guide New PS5 Games Release Dates in 2023
All 2023's upcoming PlayStation 5 launch dates
What new PS5 games release dates in 2023 are coming up? If you're after a full list of 2023 PlayStation 5 release dates, you've come to the right place. With the PS5 now in its third year, the number of games heading its way is growing larger and the quality is getting better. We'll be keeping you...
Guide PS Stars Guide: All Campaigns and Solutions (February 2023)
Your ultimate guide to Sony's loyalty scheme
PS Stars, or PlayStation Stars, is a free loyalty program for PS5 and PS4 which enables you to earn PS Store credit, free games, and Digital Collectibles. If you're a PS Plus subscriber, then you'll earn additional Points based on each PS Store purchase you make. In this PS Stars guide, we're going to...
Every PS5 game we've reviewed so far
Looking for PS5 game reviews? Well you've come to the right place. In this guide, we've compiled a list of every PS5 game review that we've published here on Push Square so far. This guide will be updated every time we review something new on PS5, so be sure to check in every now and then. For much more...
News The Witcher 3 Update Stealthily Adds New Witcher Gear Swords
Top notch swords!
The latest update for The Witcher 3 on PS5 has made some undocumented changes to one of the game's merchants. More specifically, there's an armourer in Novigrad who had his iconic greeting removed in the 'next-gen upgrade'. Back on PS4 he used to, rather famously, exclaim "Top notch swords!" every time Geralt talked to him — and...
News Work Is Underway on the Next Gran Turismo Game
"I can't talk about it yet"
Polyphony Digital may be plotting an extraordinary free PSVR2 patch for Gran Turismo 7 this month, but work is already underway on the next instalment in the legendary series. That’s according to creator Kazunori Yamauchi, who admitted as much in a Japanese interview, but laughed that he’s not allowed to talk about it...
Guide PS Stars: How to Solve the Game Catalogue: Must Play This Month (Can You Feel the Love?) Campaign
Choo-choo-choose the right games
Looking for how to solve the Game Catalogue: Must Play This Month (Can You Feel the Love?) Campaign in PS Stars? This campaign requires you to play four different games based on clues, in return for 50 Points. On this page, as part of our PS Stars guide, we're going to explain how to solve the Game Catalogue: Must...
News Original Director Glen Schofield Thanks Motive for Faithful PS5 Dead Space Remake
Taking the high road
Motive's PS5 Dead Space remake has been out for a week now, and we thought it was pretty darn good. The creator of the original Dead Space, Glen Schofield, thinks so too and has congratulated the development team on their efforts. Replying to a post on LinkedIn (thanks
News It's Happening! First PSVR2 Trophies Hit Sony's Servers
A new reality awaits
We’re now weeks away from the release of Sony’s next-gen virtual reality headset PSVR2, and the first Trophies are beginning to hit the platform holder’s servers. Arcade-inspired American football outing 2MD: VR Football Unleashed All-Star is the first to have its gongs published – and yes, there’s a Platinum to strive...
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 You Can Actually Buy a PS5 Now as Sony's Stock Promise Seems Real
PS5 stock issues finally solved
It's taken more than two years, but we now live in a time where you can simply hop online and buy a PS5. Based on our surveillance, the current-gen console has been in perpetual stock for roughly a week now, following on from what seemed to be a huge boost in production and shipping over the last several months. Sony...
News New Tekken 8 Info Is Probably Dropping This Weekend
At the Tekken World Tour finals
Tekken World Tour 2022 comes to a close this weekend with its Global Finals in Amsterdam — and you know what that (probably) means! Not only are we going to be treated to a top-notch professional Tekken 7 tournament, we're (again, probably) going to get some new info on Tekken 8. The Tekken team has a long history...
Mini Review World War Z: Aftermath (PS5) - Performance Issues Can't Stop XL Zombie Fun
More zombies, less frame rate
World War Z: Aftermath, the manic zombie shooter, has finally made its way to PS5 alongside its long-awaited XL version of Horde Mode. This movie tie-in has become a real sleeper-hit after it launched to middling reviews back in 2019. But several updates later, and we have a solid third-person co-op experience that has...
News How PSVR2 Is Making Pistol Whip Better Than Ever
They've whipped up something special
Pistol Whip is one of several PSVR favourites getting the re-release treatment on PSVR2, and fans of the original rhythm shooter can look forward to a slew of upgrades in the process. Writing on the PS Blog, Cloudhead Games’ Alex Blahout has delved a little deeper into what you can expect – including...
News Sony Is So Confident in PS5, It's Bumping Its Shipment Estimate
Sony had said that it aimed to ship 18 million PS5 consoles during the current fiscal year, which is scheduled to end on 31st March, 2023. That’s a bullish figure, which would have required it to ship an extraordinary 5.2 million units during the current quarter. But the company’s feeling so confident in its manufacturing pipeline, that...
News Knockout City Season 9 Will Be Its Last, Servers Shut Down on 6th June
Thanks for the memories
In a somewhat surprising announcement, it seems like dodge-brawler Knockout City's days are numbered after developer Velan Studios revealed that Season 9 of the F2P multiplayer will be the game's last. Servers will be switched off on 6th June, but game director Jeremy Russo says there is still a ton to look forward to before...
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 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 Gran Turismo 7's Glitzy Free PSVR2 Upgrade Adds VR Showroom Mode
Take a closer look
We already know the entire Gran Turismo 7 experience will be playable in PSVR2, which is obviously huge news. But one feature that’s been announced as part of the latest round of hands on previews is the addition of an entire mode: the VR Showroom. Okay, so functionally, this is exactly what it says on the
News The Last of Us: Part 1's PC Release Date Delayed a Few Weeks
Naughty Dog wants to get it right
Hey, what's a PlayStation Studios game without a delay? Originally set to debut on PC from the 3rd March, The Last of Us: Part I will now land just over three weeks later, on the 28th March. According to Naughty Dog, this should ensure that the port "lives up to your, and our, standards". The developer also says...
Thursday2nd Feb 2023
All PS5, PS4 games lists for PS Plus Essential, Extra, and Premium
What are all PS Plus games? PS Plus, also known as PlayStation Plus, is Sony's subscription service for PS5 and PS4. The subscription is divided into three tiers: PS Plus Essential, PS Plus Extra, and PS Plus Premium. On this page, we're going to list all PS Plus games across all...
News PS5 Finally Takes Control of Japanese Charts, As Forspoken Flops
New-gen console comfortably outsells Nintendo Switch
It’s taken a long time, but PS5 is finally doing well in Japan. The system, capped for so long by poor availability, has been gradually getting a foothold in its native territory – and while the Nintendo Switch still very much reigns supreme, it’s finally overtaken the hybrid this week. Sony...
Review Deliver Us Mars (PS5) - A Thrilling Sci-Fi Adventure to Save Humanity
Welcome to the red planet
Deliver Us Mars takes place ten years after the events of Deliver Us the Moon and this time, as the game's title suggests, you'll be journeying to our neighbouring planet. You play as a young astronaut, Kathy Johanson, who is part of a team tasked with travelling to Mars to retrieve some vital technology in the hopes of...
News PS5's Market Share Is Expanding Significantly in Xbox's Backyard
Sony takes control in USA
There had been a school of thought that, due to the various stock shortages, Sony and Microsoft were neck-and-neck in the all-important battleground of the United States. That’s actually not the case, and the PS5 is actually outperforming the Xbox Series X|S at a ratio greater than the PS4 against the Xbox One at the same...
News The Witcher 3 PS5 Patch 4.01 Improves Performance, Stops Setting Reset Bug
Plus quest fixes
The Witcher 3 on PS5 has received a fresh patch, which is available to download right now. Update 4.01 is around 2.7GB in size, and promises improvements to the title's technical performance — particularly for the dedicated ray tracing mode. It also fixes an annoying bug which was resetting options every time the game was booted...
News Final Fantasy 14 World First Raiders Stripped of Achievement, Naoki Yoshida 'Extremely Disappointed'
For the use of prohibited third-party mods
The Final Fantasy XIV raid scene has been rocked by controversy (again) following the revelation that the Japanese raid team that was World's First to clear The Omega Protocol (Ultimate) did so with the aid of third-party mods. The Omega Protocol is a super-challenging raid encounter added in patch 6.31...
News Sony Is Successfully Attracting Non-PS4 Owners to PS5
Here’s a fascinating statistic, considering the unquestionable success of the PS4: Sony is attracting brand new customers to its ecosystem with the PS5. As announced during its latest financial report, the manufacturer revealed that approximately 30 per cent of its newest console’s monthly active users in the three month...
Guide Upcoming PS5, PS4 Games for February and March 2023
Hogwarts Legacy! PSVR2! Resi 4 Remake!
Looking to treat yourself or a loved one to a new game or two, or just want to browse the best games coming to PlayStation 5 and PS4 in the next few weeks? Well, look no further. In this guide, we've put together some highlights headed to both systems in the near future, as well as a larger selection of games...
News PS5 Powers PlayStation to Record Breaking Financial Results
How high can you go?
Sony is only just steadying the PS5’s stock situation, so it’ll be incredibly buoyed by the brand’s overall performance in the quarter ending 31st December. In addition to shipping 7.1 million new-gen systems, the firm enjoyed an eye-watering 53.3 per cent increase in revenue year-over-year, raking in a whopping ¥1,246.5...
News Gran Turismo 7's Free PSVR2 Upgrade Sounds Mind Bogglingly Great
Full game supported in high fidelity
Sony’s somewhat muted PSVR2 marketing means we’re still learning new things less than three weeks before the headset releases. Gran Turismo 7 was quietly announced for the new-gen device at CES last month, and IGN has the first details on the free upgrade. The bottom line: previewer Ryan McCaffrey is visibly...
Rumour Marvel's Wolverine on PS5 Targeting Mature Rating in Fall 2024
Won't be open world, apparently
We're yet to actually see anything of Marvel's Wolverine outside of that one tiny announcement teaser, but you can already feel the hype. This is, after all, going to be a PS5 exclusive from Insomniac Games — the Sony studio that's already given us Marvel's Spider-Man and Miles Morales, and is currently working on
News PS5 Firmware Update Beta Invites Discord to the Party
Alongside raft of quality of life improvements
Sony is in the process of rolling out a new PS5 firmware update beta today, which brings with it the long-awaited integration of Discord. Unfortunately, the implementation isn’t quite as deep as we’d originally hoped, allowing you to join cross-platform party chats – albeit with the use of the...
News Dead Island 2's FLESH System Allows for Procedurally Generated Mayhem
It should be no surprise that Dead Island 2 will be a gory game. After all, its central gameplay loop revolves around bludgeoning brain-dead zombies to bits and cutting them into tiny pieces. However, the developers at Dambuster Studios appear to have taken things to another level with a proprietary engine tool known as the FLESH System that...
News PS Plus Is Down Year-Over-Year, But Making More Money
Up compared to previous quarter
There’s no doubt that PS Plus plateaued during the pandemic, and Sony has struggled to grow the service beyond 50 million active subscribers. That ceiling has meant the platform holder has turned its attention to extracting more revenue from each individual member, and the strategy appears to be working with the...
News Wild Hearts Confirms Free Post-Launch Content, No Microtransactions, Can Be Played Offline
Plus PS5 performance details
Wild Hearts representatives just finished a Reddit AMA session, in which a bunch of potentially important features have been confirmed. The monster-slaying action RPG is out in just a couple of weeks — on the 17th February for PS5 — and it continues to sound like promising project. For starters, the title's...
News PS5 Shipments Eclipse 32.1 Million Units, with Huge Year Ahead
Sony managed to ship an impressive 7.1 million PS5 consoles in the quarter ending 31st December, showcasing an enormous improvement in hardware availability. In the same period a year prior, it was only able to supply 3.9 million units, so it almost doubled stock availability. It’s since promised that the new-gen console will be much...
Poll What Was Your Favourite PS5, PS4 Game in January 2023?
Dead Space? Persona? Forspoken?
January has come and gone, and it proved to be quite a good month for PlayStation fans. As we keep saying, the 2023 release schedule is truly bonkers, and last month's offerings were just the beginning, with February already keeping us extremely busy. But for now, let's take a moment to reflect on January's PS5 and...
Random Yakuza Producer Surprised by How Sexy Fans Find Goro Majima
He shouldn't be
Everybody loves a bad boy, right? That certainly seems to be the case within the Yakuza fandom, where antiheroes like Kazuma Kiryu are celebrated for solving problems with their fists. It appears to be news to series producer and director Hiroyuki Sakamoto, however, who was surprised to learn just how popular antagonist Goro Majima...
News Railway Empire 2 Gets Green Light for Multiplayer Co-Op, Picks Up PS4 Version at Launch
We love a good train game here at Push Square, and one of the highlights of the 2023 train aficionado calendar has to be Railway Empire 2, which is pulling into the station sometime in 2023. Publisher Kalypo Media has revealed that other disciples of the rails can look forward to a couple of new features whenever it does arrive. First,...
News EA Allegedly Scraps Unannounced Single Player Apex Legends Game
EA is sunsetting the Apex Legends Mobile game, and according to a Bloomberg article by reliable reporter Jason Schreier, it’s also quietly cancelled an unannounced single player game from Respawn set in the same universe. The release, supposedly codenamed Titanfall Legends, was said to be a first-person shooter with mobility and...
News Infants Expected in The Sims 4 from 14th March on PS4
The Sims 4 may be a little long in the tooth these days, but EA will be hoping its long-awaited infants update will bring some renewed vigour to the release. The social simulation – which recently went free-to-play – has been promising infants for a little while, but they’ll finally crawl to the PS4 on 14th March, bringing an entirely...
News Warzone 2.0 Ashika Island Map, Resurgence Mode Will Be Perfect for High-Risk Hot Drops
Let's get spicy
Season 2 of Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 is set to drop on 15th February, after having been delayed in order to address community feedback. A new, more compact map will be available at launch, it's called Ashika Island, and we got our first glimpse of it in a new trailer. In addition, the Resurgence game
News Yankees Hall of Famer Derek Jeter Leads Off MLB The Show 23 PS5, PS4 Collector's Edition
Is it a home run?
The New York Yankees’ iconic shortstop Derek Jeter will be the face of MLB The Show 23’s Collector’s Edition, flanking Jazz Chisholm on the cover of this year’s game. The superstar – who won five World Series – was elected into the baseball Hall of Fame in 2020, and his career has been captured by artist Sanford Greene...
Wednesday1st Feb 2023
Guide All PS5, PS4 Crossplay Games
Every PS5 and PS4 game you can play with other consoles
Which PS5 and PS4 games support crossplay with rival consoles Xbox Series S|X, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch? Sony was under fire for a long time regarding its reluctance to support crossplay, but following an open beta featuring a handful of tentpole titles, the company now allows developers...
Rumour PS Plus Essential February 2023 Games Leaked, Destiny 2 DLC Confirmed
Another big month
Update: Just hours before the PS Plus Essential lineup for February 2023 is set to be confirmed, it looks like Destiny 2: Beyond Light is definitely going to be included. The PS Stars scheme on the PlayStation mobile app has just been updated, and one of the goals is to play Destiny 2: Beyond Light as part of PS Plus. So that's...
News PS Plus Members Lose 19 Games in May as Sony Drops PS Plus Collection
Claim them soon
Sony has confirmed that it will discontinue the PS Plus Collection on the 9th May, 2023. Just before the launch of the PS5 in 2020, the PS Plus Collection was announced as an incentive for potential PS5 buyers. Basically, it was a selection of highly rated PS4 games that PS Plus subscribers gained instant access to — all of which...
Review Mafia: Definitive Edition - This Is How You Do a Remake
Republished on Wednesday, 1st February, 2023: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of February 2023's PS Plus line up. The original text follows. After the complete and utter disaster that was Mafia II: Definitive Edition, the only way was up for its prequel. Mafia: Definitive E
Guide PS Stars: All Digital Collectibles and How to Get Them
Every unlockable digital collectible in PS Stars
Looking for all Digital Collectibles and how to get them in PS Stars? Digital Collectibles are one of the main features of Sony's loyalty scheme, and can be earned by completing Campaigns or exchanging Points for Rewards. All
News Actual Size PS5 Spotted Being Installed in Dubai
Bigger than the Burj Khalifa
Sony’s ongoing global marketing campaign – which is designed to celebrate the system’s renewed availability – has arrived in Dubai, where a life-sized PS5 is being installed. Alright, so maybe this is a few feet bigger than the actual new-gen console, but we couldn’t resist the gag. We’re not
News Horizon Forbidden West's Clawstrider Spotted in the Frozen Wilds of Poland
Where's Aloy when you need her?
Sony's big new marketing push for PS5 really is a global affair. The latest in a string of 'Live from PS5' installations can be found on the slopes of a Polish ski resort. A life-size model of a fearsome Clawstrider — one of the robo-dinos featured in Horizon Forbidden West — can now be seen on the ski slopes in...
Review Evil Dead: The Game (PS5) - This Cult Camp Horror Shows Its Groovy Side
"Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun"
Republished on Wednesday, 1st February, 2023: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of February 2023's PS Plus line up. The original text follows. That groaning you heard when Evil Dead: The Game was revealed wasn't actually the raspy wails of approaching Deadites...
News Check Your Inbox for 10% PS Store Discount Code on PS App
Save even more on PS5, PS4 games
With the PS Store host to 1,000s of must play games these days, you’re probably wondering whether you need to raid a bank to afford them all. Fortunately, Sony is sending out discount codes to select PSN members, offering a 10 per cent discount on any transaction through most of February. Not everyone on the Push...
News The Last of Us HBO '10 Miles West of Boston' Gets the Meme Treatment
Everyone's a critic
The latest episode of HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us may have just been the best yet (it was certainly the most watched), giving us a caring and nuanced look at the otherwise gruff character of Bill, in addition to the effortlessly charming Frank. However, one aspect of the episode has drawn some good-natured commentary: the...
News More PS5 DualSense Controller Colours Seemingly Discovered
Padding out your options
Sony loves a good alternative DualSense controller colour, and it’s always safe to assume more are on the way. Fans think they may have discovered what to expect next, however, as the pad’s official warranty page makes reference to two unreleased hues: Metallic Gray and Metallic Red. Presumably, these will form some kind...
Review OlliOlli World (PS5) - Fantastic Skateboarding Game Is a World Apart from Predecessors
Republished on Wednesday, 1st February, 2023: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of February 2023's PS Plus line up. The original text follows. For a certain type of player, OlliOlli World is just pure fun. Let's not beat about the bush here: this side-scrolling skateboarding game is simply...
News Dead Space PS5 Is 'Best-in-Class' According to Digital Foundry Analysis
On par with RE2 and RE3
As anyone who picked up the Dead Space remake on PS5 knows, it really is quite beautiful, despite the nightmarish imagery on display. Some 15 years on from the original game's launch, this new and improved take on one of the most important survival horror games ever made is far more than just a simple reskin. The wizards over...
News 350 PS5, PS4 Games Discounted in New PS Store Critics' Choice Sale
GTA! Neon White! Diablo!
Sony has spruced up the PS Store with a new range of discounts themed around the idea of quality. The Critics' Choice sale is live now, and will run through until midnight on 16th February 2023. Below you'll find just a selection of the best PS5, PS4 titles included in the PS Store Critics' Choice sale. Horizon Forbidden...
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 God of War Ragnarok Smashes Through a Staggering 11 Million Sales
A godlike success
You would have been mad to bet against God of War Ragnarok being a huge commercial hit, but the game's latest sales update has even managed to take us by surprise. The sequel, which launched on PS5 and PS4 on the 9th November last year, has sold through a staggering 11 million copies. That's serious blockbuster territory for a...
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 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 Metal Gear Rising 10th Anniversary 'Event' Teased
In case you didn't know, it's the 10th anniversary of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance a few weeks from now, on the 21st February. And guess what? Developer Platinum Games is now teasing an "event" for the big day. Naturally, there's already a lot of speculation over what this is all about. Just the other week, Raiden's voice actor,...
News Dying Light Series Ships 30 Million, Dying Light 2 Support Detailed on First Anniversary
You've got red on you
Techland has announced that the Dying Light franchise has moved an impressive 30 million units franchise-wide. The news comes on the first anniversary of the studio's most recent title, the post-apocalyptic survival game Dying Light 2, and details of the content to come in Year 2 have been revealed. In the short term, changes...
Poll What PS5, PS4 Games Are You Most Looking Forward to in February 2023?
A packed month for PlayStation
February 2023 is set to be another very busy month for PlayStation, coming off the back of a January that was already packed with goodies. Over the next 28 days, we're going to see the arrival of potential blockbuster Hogwarts Legacy on PS5, flanked by anticipated titles such as Like a Dragon: Ishin!, Octopath Traveler...
Mini Review Fashion Police Squad (PS5) - Fun Boomer Shooter with Style to Boot
Drip and tear
We often wonder if the minds behind the original DOOM knew what the game they were creating would lead to. It's one of the most iconic games ever, but 30 years later we're swapping out demons for a scarier threat... bad fashion sense. Fashion Police Squad takes the classic "boomer shooter" formula and splices it with a ton of...
News Persona 5 Royal Steals Four Hour Trial on PS Plus Premium
A new game trial has just been added to the most expensive tier of Sony's subscription service, PS Plus Premium. If you're a subscriber, you can now play the first four hours of the utterly brilliant Persona 5 Royal on PS5 — although, admittedly, four hours isn't going to get you very far into what is a massive RPG. Still, you...
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 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 Free Racer KartRider: Drift Aims to Fill Mario Kart Void on PS4 from 8th March
Season One is imminent
There’s a distinct lack of quality kart racers on PS4, but KartRider: Drift will hope it can secure a podium position from 8th March, 2023. The free-to-play outing – which has been in beta testing for some time – will make a turbocharged start from with its first season, named New World. The game will be completely...
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 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 Amnesia: The Bunker Brings WW1-Era Psychological Spooks to PS4 in May
Delayed from March
Announced back in December, Amnesia: The Bunker is a brand new entry in the cult hit horror series. The game, initially announced for March 2023, will now be released on PS4 and other platforms on 16th May. To recap, this new first-person horror game looks to change things up a fair bit. Set during WW1, you play as French soldier...
Tuesday31st Jan 2023
All the best PS5 games, ranked and rated
What are the best PS5 games? The PlayStation 5 is the latest home games console from Sony, released on 12th November, 2020 in North America and a week later on the 19th November, 2020 in Europe. Of course, it's the platform holder's most powerful, most premium machine to date, promising a big shift from the...
News Dead Space PS5 Patch v1.03 Eradicates Visuals Issues
Update: A new patch for Dead Space’s PS5 remake is now available to download, and it completely eradicates a bug which was previously affecting the release’s visuals. The game now looks and performs as intended, so if you're playing the sci-fi horror, make sure you get the update downloaded and installed. EA is plotting a patch for...
News Activision Blizzard Exec Says Last of Us HBO Proves Microsoft Acquisition Should Go Ahead
Sony is "the first of us"
Well, that's a new tact. Lulu Cheng Meservey, Activision Blizzard’s Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Chief Communications Officer, thinks that HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us is great. Like, REALLY good. So good, in fact, that she believes it is proof that Microsoft's $69 billion acquisition of...
News Sony Denies Claims of PSVR2 Stock Cuts at Launch
Points to enthusiastic fans in statement
Update: Sony has provided GamesIndustry.biz with a statement where it denies claims made by Bloomberg that it has halved its PSVR2 sales estimates for the headset's launch. Sony says it hasn't cut production numbers — a number it has neve
News Upcoming PS5 Action RPG The Lords of the Fallen Gets Some Impressive New Screenshots
It's got souls
The Lords of the Fallen made a slightly odd first impression when it was first announced back in 2018. Originally titled Lords of the Fallen 2, it's a sequel to Lords of the Fallen — the 2014 Souls-like action RPG — and it dropped the '2' last year when the project was re-revealed. The good news is that the game has looked...
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...
Rumour Amazon Buys Tomb Raider for Twice the Price of Embracer's Square Enix Buyout
Property to become big multi-media franchise
Is Tomb Raider now owned by Amazon? Well, nobody really knows for sure, but one website has run a report saying so. According to The Lord of the Rings fansite, Fellowship of Fans, Embracer Group is in the process of selling the iconic IP to the juggernaut company. As part of a wider report about the...
News Sony's MLB The Show 23 Costs $70 on PS5, Nothing on Xbox Game Pass
The third year in a row
The shock and awe of this story has waned a lot over the past couple of releases, but for the third time in a row PS5 owners will be asked to pod out $69.99 for Sony’s very own MLB The Show 23, while Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be able to play at no extra cost. The PS4 version will retail for $59.99. There’s currently...
Poll What Review Score Would You Give Forspoken?
Spell it out
Well, this should be interesting! The time has come to have your say on Forspoken, the Square Enix action RPG that released on PS5 last week. It's more than fair to say that this open world adventure has divided opinion. It was met with mostly lukewarm reviews, and if we're being brutally honest, it feels like the game's already been...
News Third PS Plus Premium Title Updated with Trophy Support
Jumping Flash! gets 15 gongs
Sony has quietly updated another Classic game included in the PS Plus Premium lineup with Trophy support well after launch. Joining Super Stardust Portable and No Heroes Allowed is PS1 game Jumping Flash! with 15 gongs to unlock, which includes a Platinum Trophy. The Trophy list should be live now, so you can s
News Twisted Metal TV Show Teased for a 2023 Debut
Could be a big year for PS Productions
PlayStation Productions has been a pretty successful venture for Sony so far, and it's showing no signs of slowing down yet. It's still relatively early days, but we've already had the Uncharted movie become a box office hit and The Last of Us TV adaptation breaking records (and hearts) with HBO. There's more...
News Resident Evil 4 Fronts Game Informer Issue, New Gameplay Revealed
More details incoming
Capcom's remake of Resident Evil 4 is the headliner of Game Informer's latest issue, meaning the outlet will be sharing new details and footage from the PS5, PS4 title in the coming days and weeks. A short clip of gameplay has already been released, and it reveals remade sections from the church and stretches of the experience...
News Xbox, Nintendo Reportedly Join Sony in Skipping E3
No shows all-round
Platform holders Microsoft and Nintendo will not bother with a presence on the E3 2023 show floor according to a new report from IGN. Joining Sony — who hasn't attended the convention since 2018 — it raises more questions about what the expo will look like as Reedpop takes over manag
News Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Delayed to 28th April
Pushed back by six weeks
Respawn Entertainment has delayed Star Wars Jedi: Survivor by six weeks to 28th April 2023. Announced in a post on Twitter, the studio says it needs a bit more time to "hit the Respawn quality bar" and achieve a high level of polish. The PS5 sequel is content complete, but a final round of bug fixes is required and this...
News Motive Studio Is Keen on 'Exploring Dead Space More'
It looks like we may be made whole, after all
The Dead Space remake on PS5 appears to be a slam dunk, earning high critical praise across the board, and we thought it was pretty great, too. Fans, at least according to our polling, are pretty keen on the whole Necromorph thing, it looks like. So it's awesome to hear that EA's Motive Studio is...
News The Last of Us HBO Gets More Viewers Than Ever for Second Week in a Row
Keeps on growing
6.4 million people tuned in to watch the third episode of HBO's The Last of Us TV adaptation on Sunday night, meaning the series has pulled in more viewers than ever before for a second week in a row. The show's debut pulled in 4.7 million viewers upon its first airing, which was beaten by the second episode at 5.7 million. The...
News PS5, PS4 Battle Royale Brawler Rumbleverse Shutting Down After Just Six Months
Refunds will be available
Rumbleverse, the melee-based battle royale title published by Epic Games and developed by Iron Galaxy Studios, is going offline on the 28th February. It's a surprising turn of events, given that the game is only around six months old. We've seen less popular live service titles last quite a bit longer, after all...
News Question Your Senses in Bone Chilling PSVR2 Horror Afterlife VR
We're all mad here
We’ve already established that PSVR2 is the perfect venue for blood curdling horror experiences, so it’s perhaps no surprise the announcements are coming thick and fast. Afterlife VR – another game that’s already built up a strong reputation on PC – is the next to tiptoe to Sony’s new-gen headset, as confirmed during...
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 As PS5's Stock Situation Improves, Japanese Retailers Are Ditching Lotteries
Sony promised the PS5 would be much easier to find in 2023, and it’s slowly becoming a reality. Sales are improving dramatically in the manufacturer’s native Japan, where for the longest time you’ve had to register your interest with retailers in order to partake in lotteries for the opportunity to purchase a system. That practice...
News Scrub Guard Scorpion Clean in Final Fantasy 7-Themed PowerWash Simulator DLC
SCRUBBER 1st Class
In the crossover we didn't know we needed until literally right now, the profoundly satisfying PowerWash Simulator is getting free Final Fantasy VII-themed DLC in the form of the "Midgar Special Pack" We don't have a release date just yet, but we did get an idea of some of the filthy locations and objects we will be tasked with...
News Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles Brings Light-Hearted JRPG Adventure to PS5 in 2023
Fall in love with adventure
Nippon Ichi Software is celebrating its 30th anniversary with updates on two upcoming games. We learned more about Disgaea 7, in addition to Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles, a long-running series in Japan that is celebrating its own 25th anniversary. You can see a trailer for the latter above, which launches on PS5 in...
News Theatrythm: Final Bar Line Rocks Out Free Demo Launching 1st February
Bop to the beat
Theatrythm: Final Bar Line is shaping up to be the mother of all rhythm action games, boasting a record 385 bangers from across the Final Fantasy back catalogue in the standard edition alone. You can tap along to the beat with a playable demo, launching on 1st February on PS4, and progress will carry over to the full game, which...
News Chaotic FPS Desperate: Vladivostok Will Rain Bullets on PSVR2
Pull the trigger
Stylised first-person shooter Desperate: Vladivostok will bring its chaotic brand of bullet hell to PSVR2 later this year. Announced during Perp Games’ surprisingly stacked virtual reality showcase, the game will release both physically and digitally on Sony’s next-gen device. Set in a vibrant, post-Soviet world, the release...
News Sunny Anime Adventure Loop8: Summer of Gods Shines on PS4 in June
Bright and breezy
At first glance, Loop8: Summer of Gods looks like a laidback slice-of-life adventure – but the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, protagonist Nini was born and raised on a space station, and has returned to Earth when it’s at the brink of extinction. His goal? To defeat a race of demonic entities known as...
News Trick Your Friends in PS5's Deceive Inc, Out 21st March
Agents are Among Us
Social trickery and subterfuge titles are all the rage nowadays after Among Us lit the world on fire during lockdown, and Deceive Inc looks like another one hoping to spot the imposter in the act. Releasing for PS5 on 21st March 2023, it tasks up to 12 players — playing alone or in up to teams of three — with going undercover...
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...
Monday30th Jan 2023
Guide The Last of Us 2: How Many Chapters Are There?
A full breakdown
How many chapters are there in The Last of Us 2? If you've yet to start playing Naughty Dog's hotly anticipated sequel, or you've already made significant headway through the game, you may be wondering how many chapters there are to the title. Other questions you may have include: The Last of Us 2: Does It Have New Game+? and The...
Guide The Last of Us 2 Guide: Tips, Tricks, and All Collectibles
Your ultimate The Last of Us 2 resource
The Last of Us 2, or The Last of Us: Part II as it’s officially named, is the sequel to Naughty Dog’s critically acclaimed survival horror game, The Last of Us. We awarded the game a 10/10 in our The Last of Us 2 PS4 review, describing it as an "essential sequel". In this The Last of Us 2 guide, we’re...
Every game releasing the same day as PSVR2
What are all PSVR2 launch games? With Sony's new headset to release on 22nd February 2023, you might want to start writing up a list of titles to buy alongside it. In this PSVR2 guide, we're going to reveal all PSVR2 launch games. You can find more information on all confirmed games
Guide The Last of Us 1 Guide: Walkthrough, All Collectibles, Tips, and Tricks
A 100% completion guide to The Last of Us 1
The Last of Us 1 is a survival horror game created by PlayStation Studios developer Naughty Dog which first released in 2013. This The Last of Us 1 walkthrough, which includes all collectibles, is based on
Guide The Last of Us 1: How to Open the Safe in Hotel Lobby
Your valuables won't be Safe at reception
Want to know how to open the Safe in Hotel Lobby in The Last of Us 1? In order to open the Safe
Guide The Last of Us 1: All Chapters and How Long to Beat
Time to kill
Looking for all chapters and how long to beat The Last of Us 1? Naughty Dog's survival horror is an adventure you'll want to savour, but you may be curious how much progress you've made and how much more you need to play to complete the campaign. As part of our The Last of Us 1 guide, we're going to list all chapters and how long to...
News The Last of Us' Sales Keep Increasing Following Hit HBO Show
All according to keikaku
Update #2: After the colossal jump last week, it was possible The Last of Us’ sales would slow down. But the hit HBO show – which has been renewed for a second season – is continuing to drive interest, pushing physical sales of The Last of Us: Part I and The Last of Us Remastered by a further 32 per cent and 27 per...
News Gigantic PS5 Marketing Campaign Brings Games into the Real World
Axe nicely for a photo
Sony is in the process of effectively relaunching the PS5, promising that the system will be much easier to find moving forwards. To mark the occasion, it’s dipping deep into its marketing budget – and bringing some of its biggest brands into the real world. In the case of the UK’s capital, that means it’s installed...
News The Crew's Sequel Will Be Officially Announced for PS5 This Week
Right around the hairpin bend
Update: We told you an announcement was imminent, and it looks like it’s coming on 31st January, 2023. The official account for arcade racer The Crew has effectively confirmed that a sequel will be revealed at 9AM PST/5PM GMT, presumably for PS5 (and potentially even PS4 as well). We’ll of course bring you all the...
News PS5 Fans Speculate Uncharted Tease in New Ad Campaign from Sony
Maybe not A Thief's End
Just when the Drake family thought it could take a well-earned rest, PlayStation fans spot what looks like a tease for a new Uncharted game. As part of the new Live from PS5 ad campaign from Sony, a number of PS5 exclusives (Marvel's Spider-Man 2, Horizon Forbid
Random Fallout 4's Flashing Lights and Mini-Nuke a Lost Reference, Not H.P. Lovecraft
4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42
Fallout 4 is an RPG so chock-full of content that even veterans of the Wasteland are likely to wander past some of its more esoteric cultural references, even all these years later. Case in point: developer Jonah Lobe just confirmed that a quarry containing flashing lights and a mini-nuke is a Lost reference, and definitely not...
Review SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake (PS4) - Old School Platformer Is One for the Fans
You're ready, kids
Aficionados of Nickelodeon's iconic square-panted hero will largely agree Battle for Bikini Bottom is the best SpongeBob game. Nearly two decades later, developer Purple Lamp Studios brought it back with a full remake, and it was clear fans were hungry for something fresh. The team's response is SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic...
Poll Was The Last of Us - Episode 3 the Best One Yet?
The big deviation
We're well into the first season of HBO's The Last of Us TV adaptation now, but this third episode represents the first big deviation from how the story was told in the PS3, PS4, and PS5 game. Focusing on the relationship between Bill and Frank, Naughty Dog only hinted at what the two characters shared before the outbreak and how...
TV Show Review The Last Of Us (HBO) Episode 3 - Television At Its Finest
There isn't a dry eye in this apocalypse
Episode three of HBO's The Last of Us aired last night, which saw Joel and Ellie finally leave the tight grip of the city as they head for Bill and Frank's. While fans of the game will know all about Bill and his trap-laden town, they haven't seen it quite like this. One of the first episodes to be made...
Video Watching HBO's TV Show? Dig Deeper into The Last of Us' Lore
Smashing through that mighty thin ice to delve deep
The Last of Us is more popular than ever thanks to both the HBO TV series and The Last of Us: Part I remake. Regardless of whether you are watching the show or playing the game for the first time, there is a ridiculous amount of lore just waiting to be explored that neither medium fully uncover...
News You'll Now Have a 'Much Easier Time' Finding PS5 Consoles, Says Sony
New PS5 TV spot highlights games
Since the PS5 launched in late 2020, it's been pretty difficult to actually get your hands on one. With various issues contributing to a PS5 stock shortage, fans eager to play Sony's newest console have been struggling to find the machine for the first couple of years. Demand has been much higher than supply all this...
News UK Sales Charts: Dead Space Remake Outpaces Forspoken in Debut Week
Not so dead
EA's remake of cult classic Dead Space has had a flying start in the UK's physical sales chart. The sci-fi horror game has rocketed up to number one for its debut, where it sold best on PS5. 80 per cent of the boxed copies sold last week were on Sony's console. Meanwhile, PS5 console exclusive Forspoken manages a number four debut. FIFA...
News PS5's So-Called Scariest Game MADiSON Is Haunting PSVR2
MADiSON, the Bloodious Games fright-fest already available on PS5, is getting ported to PSVR2. Announced during publisher Perp Games’ showcase earlier today, there’s no official release date attached to the virtual reality version, but the developer promises it will significantly up the ante compared to the original pancake...
News Capcom on Course to Break Game Sales Record This Fiscal Year
Resident Evil 4 a predicted hit
There ain't no stopping this Capcom train, it seems. In its latest financial report, the Japanese publisher reveals its ambitions to sell a record number of games this fiscal year (which lasts up until the end of March 2023). Indeed, the company's posted some serious numbers recently, with the likes of Monster Hunter...
News XCOM Director Breaks Hearts, Confirms No New Titles Currently in Development
Thats XCOM, baby!
Jake Solomon, creative director of the rebooted XCOM franchise and the recently released Marvel's Midnight Suns, has admitted something that we all knew in our hearts but still stings regardless: the legendary strategy game developer is not currently working on a new XCOM game. Speaking to VGC, Solomon was asked if there were any...
News Rhythm Game Drums Rock Crashes PSVR2 Launch Lineup
The PSVR2 launch games just keep on coming! Quietly confirmed on the PS Store itself, rhythm game Drums Rock looks locked to release alongside Sony’s new-gen headset on 22nd February. The title, already available on Meta Quest 2, takes inspiration from old-school Guitar Hero games, and sits you in front of a virtual drum kit, where...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Offers a New Perspective on the Series' World
Play as Shadow Carja member Ryas
While main series protagonist Aloy will feature in some form, PSVR2 launch game Horizon Call of the Mountain places you in the shoes of a new character: Shadow Carja soldier Ryas. A new PlayStation Blog post has detailed more of his backstory ahead of the title's 22nd February 2023 launch, revealing how he has
News Tarkov-Like Multiplayer FPS Ghosts of Tabor Targets PSVR2
DMZ what you think
Tarkov-inspired survival shooter Ghosts of Tabor will take aim at PSVR2 later this year. The game – which expands upon the bog-standard military multiplayer shooter concept by implementing survival elements – is set in the near-future, and will see you squadding up with pals in intense PvPvE scenarios. You’ll need to satiate...
News Dead Island 2 Ditches That Tired Skill Tree for a Based Skill Deck
Play your own way
Dead Island 2 was delayed back in October, and the next entry in the over-the-top zombie co-op series is now slated to launch on 27th April. As we draw ever closer to that appointed date, we learn more about the long-in-the-grave title, like the fact that we will be able to utilise zombie powers, apparently. Another fun factoid...
Live Watch Perp Games' PSVR2 Livestream Right Here
New announcements and a few surprises
PSVR2 fans have been itching for a showcase of some kind, and we don’t think this broadcast from Perp Games is quite what they had in mind. Nevertheless, it is a livestream that promises new announcements and a few surprises for Sony’s new-gen headset, so may very well be worth the watch. The event will get...
News Blizzard Concedes Overwatch 2 Ranked Mode Suffers from 'Poor Comprehension'
Overwatch 2 was released back in October of 2022, and ever since its launch, it seems like the sequel has stumbled from issue to issue. As its second season of content comes to a close, game director Aaron Keller has outlined plans to address commun
News Life Is Strange Dev Will Take You on a Trip to the 90s in New Game
First screenshot is pure vibes
If you lived through the 90s like this particular author, you’ll be familiar with back ache and beer bellies. It turns out the 90s were actually an eternity ago – 30 years! – and certainly old enough to be nostalgic. They’ll also be the backdrop to the next game from the original Life Is Strange team, with...
News Turn into Tony Hawk with Your Hands in VR Skater on PSVR2
Skateboarding, much like soccer, doesn’t feel like an immediately immaculate fit for PSVR2. That’s because so much of Sony’s new-gen headset revolves around what you do with your hands, rather than your feet. The developers of VR Skater have embraced that, meaning you’ll move your hands in exactly the same way a real skater would...
News Thea Trinidad Comes Off the Top Rope for Real-Time Commentary in Street Fighter 6
Someone just got turned into a hashtag
The release of Street Fighter 6 is arguably the highlight of the fighting game calendar in 2023, with the latest iteration of the venerable franchise launching on 2nd June. We got a new clip showing off pro wrestler Thea Trinidad and the awesome new Real-Time Commentary feature in action. Trinidad's voice is...
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 Miami Marlins' Jazz Chisholm Lights Up MLB The Show 23 on PS5, PS4
Hits a line drive on 28th March
Miami Marlins centre fielder Jazz Chisholm will bring some flare to MLB The Show 23’s cover. This year’s star – born in the Bahamas – is part of a completely revamped visual theme for the release, which is seeing developer San Diego Studio promoting the title with bright colours and jubilant music. We’re...
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 Romance Your Weapons in Roguelike Boyfriend Dungeon, Seemingly Coming to PS5
A dagger to the heart
Ever wanted to quite literally level up your love? Probably not, but the games industry is so vast and eclectic these days, you’ll have the opportunity to do so in Boyfriend Dungeon. Already available on various other platforms – including PC, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch – it looks like the oddball romance/roguelike is...
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