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Risen 3: Titan Lords gets new teaser trailer, watch it here

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 18th 2014 - No Comments

Piranha Bytes has released new teaser trailer for Risen 3: Titan Lords. The teaser for Risen 3 is short on everything but CGI, which is a pity in many ways as the official reveal of the game, back in February, revealed a host of gorgeous looking screenshots. Hit play and see what you think. ...

Latest Alien Isolation dev diary talks “low-fi” sci-fi

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

Alien Isolation development team Creative Assembly has released a new developer diary, rather interestingly discussing the nature of the “low-fi” sci-fi aesthetic that defines the look of their new Alien game. The video courtesy of the chaps at Gamespot can be found below and makes for a good watch, not least because the team...

PS4 Firmware v1.70 incoming. Adds SHAREfactory and ability to download pre-ordered games

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

PlayStation 4 will benefit from a new Firmware update (v1.70) shortly and the update will see a couple of changes and alterations including the addition of a new feature called SHAREfactory, as well as allowing users to download games that they have bought over PSN ahead of launch, so when the game goes live, they can just jump right...

Sony: PlayStation 4 tops 7 million consoles sold

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

PlayStation 4 has passed another significant sales milestone, selling its 7 millionth console since launch last November this month. As of April 6th, PS4 reached and broke the accumulative global sales number of 7 million. PS4 software sales have passed 20.5 million across both retail and digital. More than 135 million shares have been...

Sony “looking into” discount for PS3 owners of The Last of Us looking to upgrade to PS4 version

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

Sony has said that they are “looking into” some kind of discount for PS3 adopters of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us who wish to upgrade to the PS4 “Remastered” edition. Eric Monacelli, writing in a response to a question over on the official EU PlayStation Blog, stated that the company is “looking into”...

Minecraft PS3 will get physical Blu-ray release next month

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 16th 2014 - No Comments

The PlayStation 3 edition of Minecraft will finally grace retailers with a physical Blu-ray release next month. The announcement comes via the PlayStation Blog. “Following on from the successful [digital] release we’re pleased to confirm that Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition will be available on disc from 14th May, 2014 in all...

Sony reportedly planning PSN maintenance Easter Monday in Europe

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 15th 2014 - No Comments

PlayStation Network will be down for the guts of 12 hours over the course of next Easter Monday for maintenance according to a handful of reports surfacing online this afternoon. The Sixth Axis has it that reports that the maintenance will begin at 4pm BST on Monday April 21st and finish at 4am Tuesday April 22nd. They are sourcing...

Soul Sacrifice Delta, Freedom Wars and Oreshika confirmed for Vita in Europe

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 14th 2014 - No Comments

Sony has confirmed that a trio of uniquely Japanese Vita titles in Soul Sacrifice Delta, Freedom Wars and Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines will be made available for the handheld in Europe as of this year. Soul Sacrifice Delta will come first on May 14th, with the other two to follow shortly thereafter. Here’s a description of all...

Naughty Dog will make “several anniversary announcements” this year

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments

Developer Naughty Dog is promising “several anniversary” announcements this year to mark the 30th year of the studio. The announcements will surface over the next couple of month. The first thing they want you to know about is a collaboration with Dark Horse Comics on The Art of Naughty Dog, releasing later in the year....

Harmonix: Rock Band and Dance Central will return this generation

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments

Dance Central and Rock Band developer Harmonix has confirmed that their two trademark franchises will return this console generation, exactly how or when however, was not discussed. “[The Rock Band and Dance Central franchises] are near and dear to our hearts and our minds,” CEO Alex Rigopulos said as reported via Gamespot. “And...

New Child of Light developer diary discusses sound and artistic effects

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments

Ubisoft has released the second dev diary for Child of Light. The first focused on the art of the game, as well as the story, while this one goes into the preparation and execution of music and sound effects.  Speaking to Coeur de Pirate, who composed the soundtrack, the video also speaks to some of the team as they reveal the emotion behind...

Transistor PS4 dated for May 21st launch

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments

Supergiant’s quirky sci-fi themed action RPG Transistor will launch on PS4 via PSN on May 21st. The announcement just came via the PS Blog. in case you hadn’t already heard, Transistor is a sci-fi themed action RPG that invites you to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning futuristic...

Confirmed: Internet connection drops during The Crew will kick players back to title screen

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments

Ubisoft has confirmed if you lose your internet connection during a playthrough of The Crew, then you’ll be sent directly back to the title screen. The outcome of a drop in connection will affect both single and multiplayer aspects to the game, as creative director Julian Gerighty told VideoGamer recently: “It’s one...

Famitsu: Sony will announce The Last Guardian release date “soon”

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments

Famitsu has it from Sony that the oft-deplayed and even thought to be cancelled, The Last Guardian, will get a release date “soon”. Famitsu contacted Sony about the game and were told that the company is now just waiting for the right time to announce the game again. With development continuing at a good pace, Famitsu understands...

New The Wolf Among Us video teases fourth episode

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 10th 2014 - No Comments

Telltale have barely released episode 3 of The Wolf Among Us and they have already started teasing the fourth episode in the popular episodic game with a new video released earlier today. If you have yet to play any of the episodes or complete part 3, it’s best you avoid this one. It’s due before the summer. ...