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All posts tagged "PlayStation 4"

  • 6 reasons why the PlayStation 3 is better than the PlayStation 4

    The current console generation has been around for a few years now and are starting to come into their own. The problem is, they're still not perfect and their predecessors are still outshining them in some respects. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One still aren't where they should be in terms of functionality and features. I still have a PlayStation 3 and while I have debated selling it off to purchase its younger sibling (the PlayStation 4), I've finally decided it isn't a good idea. Here are six reasons why I'm keeping my PlayStation 3. Backwards compatibility for bygone eras Yes, I'm...

  • Street Fighter V story campaign arriving as free DLC in June

    Here's a quick news snippet. Street Fighter V is due out in February, but that isn't stopping Capcom from building hype for the game. It will be a PlayStation 4 console exclusive (also launching for PC), but more interestingly though, it's likely to be the first Street Fighter game with a story mode. The mode won't be available with the game's initial launch, but it promises to be a free downloadable in June. Read more: Street Fighter V’s Laura knows a thing or two about kicking ass There's no indication of how long the story will be, but it will run off the...

  • Croixleur Sigma now available on PlayStation 4

    It's been a long time coming -- nearly six years in fact -- but finally, Croixleur Sigma has arrived on PlayStation 4. The anime-based hack 'n slash title (similar to the likes of Street Fighter and Super Smash Bros.) was released to Steam back in 2013, and before that, debuted on PC in 2010. The developer has noted that with Croixleur Sigma, along with better HD-level graphics, the gamer will experience even more content. "After releasing the original PC version for Steam, we found that many people loved our game. This motivated us to release our game as a PS version. So...

  • Mass Effect, Deus Ex and No Man’s Sky: 5 huge games to look out for in 2016

    Once again our great spaceship known as Earth has finished its trip around the Sun and with it ushers in the next expansion of our beloved digital realm. From the continuation of great gaming franchises such as Deus Ex and Mirror’s Edge to the arrival of some new kids on the block like No Man’s Sky, it seems 2016 has a lot in store for us. Here’s a list of five titles that caught our attention. Also, let me just add that this list is in no way a final say on the matter. If you feel there are other titles...

  • Cut through the heretics in Space Hulk: Ascension for PlayStation 4

    PlayStation 4 fans GamesWorkshop's limited edition and very expensive Space Hulk board game can rejoice. Funbox Games, Full Control, and HR Games will be bringing Space Hulk: Ascension to the PlayStation 4 this year. The turn-based strategy game will be available digitally on the PlayStation Network and physical disc. "Being massive fans of the Space Hulk table-top game and Warhammer 40000 universe, we are excited to work with FUNBOX Media to bring Space Hulk: Ascension to consoles", said Manny Granillo, CEO of Hoplite Research, LLC, owner of HR Games. Ascension looks to be a huge improvement over 2015's Space Hulk, which was...

  • PlayStation VR erroneously listed on Amazon Canada for $800

    For those with shallow pockets and a PlayStation 4 eager to adopt virtual reality, here's some good news. Amazon Canada listed and then quickly removed an option to pre-order the PlayStation VR, but the headset was priced at CA$1125.35, or around US$800. I'm not even going to convert that into rand. That's effectively the price of two PlayStation 4 consoles, and double the initially speculated price based on Andrew House, Sony Entertainment CEO's comments. It also means that the recently launched Oculus Rift consumer version, at US$599, would be considerably cheaper than its console rival. While the latter needs a fairly...

  • PlayStation 4 worldwide sales up to 36-million since launch

    If there's a solid revenue stream Sony can rely on, it's probably the PlayStation 4. The company has announced that it has now sold 35.9-million units since launch, with 5.7-million of those systems sold during the festive season. It makes for quite impressive reading, especially considering that a large swathe of users joined the system's family in just over a month (22 November to 2 January). Incredibly, that makes for around 135 000 PlayStation 4s sold every day for 42 days. Although there weren't any major game launches during this period for Sony, with many exclusives expected this year, it seems...

  • Just Cause 3 review: dropped frames killed the video star

    It's common knowledge that Batman's a bit of a badass. Superman's also an other-worldly deity that could lay waste to a planet in a few minutes. And then you get Rico Rodriquez, who smirks in the face of physics, and sets the very notion of health and safety on fire. If you haven't experienced the Just Cause franchise before, Just Cause 3 is about as much a story of a superhero as the likes of Arkham Knight, and you know what, unlike Arkham Knight, it's fun. Isn't that what games are supposed to be? Fun? They're supposed to be mindless escapism....

  • 5 things you should know about the PlayStation VR

    We thought 2015 was the year of virtual reality, or VR, but it turns out that things are only just beginning. In 2016, a number of companies will be outing their virtual reality devices, and one of them is Sony. The company's PlayStation VR headset (previously Sony Project Morpheus) will likely be the first device to plug directly into a console, in this case, the PlayStation 4. Sony already has a gaggle of titles lined up for the device's launch, but what should you -- the consumer -- know about the next advancement in gaming? We give you a crash course below. Specifications...

  • Yakuza 6 gets the trailer treatment, looks incredible [Video]

    Western audiences haven't had much of a sniff at the Yakuza titles, but the upcoming game will finally make its way across the Atlantic and Pacific. Yakuza 6 will also be a PlayStation 4 exclusive, and the first trailer for the long awaited Sega game has finally been outed. And it looks brilliant. If you fancy your hand as playing a mobster in un-dubbed Japanese dialogue (we sure hope), this is probably the title for you. Yakuza 6 will also feature acting from the legendary Takeshi Kitan0 as well -- that's right, Takeshi's Castle Takeshi. He also starred in the Battle...