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  • Sony debuts PlayStation Vue: PS4 and PS3 cloud-based, cable-like service

    We thought the Xbox One was meant to this current generation’s all-powerful home media box and games console, but it turns out that Sony wants a piece of the non-gaming living room pie too. It today launched its own cloud-based internet streaming service dubbed Vue, which will be taking over TV screens in early 2015. Rumoured for a good while, Sony was always considering bringing more than just gaming content to its consoles, especially since internet-driven content is becoming something of the norm in the States. Will it be available in South Africa however? Sony hasn’t said a thing thus far but...

  • FIFA 15 PS3 and PS4 demo live on EU PlayStation Store today, Xbox One only in the U.S.

    There’s more than one blockbuster game coming out this year, and while everyone is happily focused on Destiny, it’s FIFA 15 that’s gonna be played by absolutely everyone. With that, we’re happy to announce that the PS3 and PS4 demo for FIFA 15 releases today, as confirmed by this tweet from PlayStation Europe. To confirm the #FIFA15Demo is coming to PlayStation tomorrow! We’ll make sure you know as soon as it’s live on store. — PlayStation Europe (@PlayStationEU) September 9, 2014 Just to be clear, that’s for the UK and European PSN accounts only. Hopefully Sony will tweet some news about South...

  • Is Destiny for you? Take our extremely scientific quiz to find out

    Today, on Destiny launch day, there’s going to be much said of the most-hyped game of 2014. But how do you know if Destiny is for you? We’ve compiled this ultra-scientific report that will easily answer that question for you. Remember your answers, you’ll need them later. Do you like Peter Dinklage? Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage voice-acts Ghost, an A.I. companion that will predictably follow us throughout the game, doling out advice and moving the story along. His dulcet tones have in fact, been tweaked three times in the lead-up to the final release of Destiny. After fans voiced...

  • Road not Taken, Fez, Crysis 3: August’s free PlayStation Plus games

    After a few misfires and incorrect rumours, we finally have an official list of PlayStation Plus Games for August, care of PlayStation.Blog. 6th August: Road Not Taken (PS4) 6th August: FEZ (PS4) 6th August: Crysis 3 (PS3) 6th August: Proteus (PS3) 6th August: Metrico (PS Vita) 6th August: LEGO Harry Potter 5-7 Years (PS Vita) Without a doubt, this is one of the best offerings from PlayStation Plus yet. On the PS4, mostly everyone’s heard of Fez, an esoteric 3D adventure obsessed with digital owls. Road Not Taken, not the 1920 Robert Frost poem, is Rouge-like adventure (explore, die quickly, repeat) but ramps up the whimsy...

  • August PlayStation Plus lineup spills: Octodad, Far Cry 3, Saints Row 4 and The Swapper

    Update:The twitter source incorrectly copied from a previous article dated 14 July, and it’s been confirmed that The Swapper won’t be coming to PlayStation Plus this August. Read all about it here. We apologise if we mislead anyone in any way. Original story: August’s PlayStation Plus lineup of games has been leaked by Russian twitter tipster gray_dev, and includes two excellent games for PS4, namely Octodad and The Swapper, as well as the brilliant Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and Saints Row 4 for PS3. Leak PS+ August: PS4 Octodad, The Swapper, PS3 Saints Row 4, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, PSV...

  • Spot the difference with ‘The Last of Us Remastered’ screenshot comparison

    Here’s the skinny on The Last of Us Remastered for PS4. It’s going to run 60fps at a 1080p resolution, includes the Left Behind DLC and it launches 30 July. There’s been way too much debate regarding how its going to look, so let’s lay this to rest: it’s going to look amazing. This Korean games site has some of the first still images from The Last of Us Remastered, with Naughty Dog community strategist Arne Meyer confirming the screenshots legitimacy. Videogamer also had a handy PS3 to PS4 screenshot to compare. Click on each image to further ogle each detail, and it...

  • PlayStation Plus games for May: Puppeteer, Payday 2, Everybody’s Golf

    Trigger-fingered PlayStation owners in the EU will soon have even more titles to choose from. Sony’s PlayStation Blog has finally announced its May games roster for PS Plus members in the EU. Sony has not specified the roster for additional regions, yet. Among those included are Zoink’s Stick it to the Man for the PS4, Puppeteer and Payday 2 for the PS3. Handheld enthusiasts on the PS Vita will receive Everbody’s Golf and Muramasa Rebirth, the twin-campaigned RPG. Although five titles are shown the door by PlayStation, including Mercenary Kings (PS4), Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 and Bioshock Infinite (both PS3) Hotline Miami (Cross Buy) and lastly, MotoGP13 (PS Vita), five...

  • PlayStation Store Easter sale now on: select PS3, PS Vita games 50% cheaper

    The PlayStation Store Easter Sale is on, gamers. PlayStation.Blog has just posted its insanely long list of discounted PS3 and PS Vita titles. “Spring is here and that means some better weather (location dependent). It also means bunnies. And chocolate eggs. We sadly can’t give you tasty chocolate eggs, but we can give you a bunch of discounts on a whole bunch of games. So from today, head on over to PS Store and make some eggcelent savings for the next three weeks.” says PlayStation. For those interested, it’s best to act fast: the sales runs from 9 to 30...

  • ‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ review: fourth-grade fun

    There have been numerous games based on the South Park series. South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge, South Park Let’s go Tower Defense, South Park: Chef’s Luv Shack. None of these can compare to the latest title from South Park Digital Studios: South Park: The Stick of Truth (SPTST). Not only does it outdo the other South Park titles by far, but it firmly holds its own in the larger gaming world. Cartman, Kenny, Stan and Kyle will take you on one of the craziest adventures you’ve ever been on. You’re the new kid on the block in South Park, Colorado. The town’s...

  • ‘Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2′ preview: What is a Man?

    “…A miserable little pile of secrets.” barks Dracula (played by Robert Carlyle of Trainspotting, Once Upon a Time) as the colossal hand of a steampunk god robot smashes into him, ruining his monologue but beautifully setting the stage for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. The 750MB demo launched for PS3 and Xbox 360 earlier this week (13 February), and I, being an immense fan of the series played it thoroughly. Those who played Castlevania: Lords of Shadow way back in 2010 should have played the demo already, but for those who haven’t been so lucky, bear in mind the spoilers aplenty...

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