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TodaySat, 4th Dec 2021

  • Poll Are You Happy With Your PS Plus Games for December 2021?

    Plus or minus?

    Given that December's PlayStation Plus lineup was leaked more than a week before the official announcement, we had assumed that there wouldn't be much drama surrounding the selection. But boy oh boy, we couldn't have been more wrong. In fact, this has turned out to be one of the most controversial PS Plus updates of 2021. In case you...

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    • PlayStation Plus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Polls
  • News Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Feels the Heat with Yakuza DLC Pack Next Week

    Enter the dragon

    Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown is getting a meaty DLC pack on the 8th December. The artfully named 'Yakuza Series Collaboration Pack' includes loads of costumes based on characters from the Yakuza games, but that's not all. It also has Yakuza music tracks (we're headbanging already), loads of new customisation items (over 650,...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Virtua Fighter
    • Yakuza
    • DLC
  • Reaction Merging PS Plus and PS Now Makes Sense, But an Xbox Game Pass Competitor Can't Be Half-Arsed

    Comparisons will be made

    Such is the discourse among enthusiast gamers that Sony will either have to introduce an Xbox Game Pass competitor or Microsoft will have to pull the plug on its own before fans shut up about it. Despite breaking industry sales records, there’s a sentiment among the most engaged players on social media that PlayStation...

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    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PS Plus
    • PS Now
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 405

    Christmas is coming

    The nights are drawing in, the advent calendars are out, and it's just about time to start thinking about Christmas decorations. (Seriously, don't be one of those people who's had them up since early November.) With the temperatures plummeting (depending where you are in the world, we suppose), it's time to start getting cosy in...

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    • PS5
    • PS4
    • What Are You Playing
    • Features

YesterdayFri, 3rd Dec 2021

  • Guide All Free PS Plus Games in 2021

    A complete list of every 2021 PlayStation Plus game

    What are the new PS Plus games? What are the latest PS5 and PS4 games on PlayStation Plus? What free PS Plus games have been given away in 2021? Within this guide, we shall be compiling a complete list of every single title given away as part of Sony's subscription service this year. The article...

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    • PS Plus
    • PlayStation Plus
    • 2021
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  • News Sony Set to Combine PS Plus and PS Now to Create Xbox Game Pass Competitor on PS5, PS4

    Supposedly launching Spring 2022

    Sony is planning to combine PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now to create a new PlayStation subscription service that can compete with Xbox Game Pass, according to a fresh report from Bloomberg. Citing trusted sources and leaked documents, the report states that this service is set to launch around Spring 2022, and...

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    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PS Plus
    • PS Now
  • Rumour New PlayStation Subscription Will Give Access to PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP Games

    Service will have "tiers"

    A new report from Bloomberg says that Sony is planning a to launch a new subscription service that merges PS Plus and PS Now. It's potentially huge news for the PlayStation Nation (yes, we're still writing that), but there are some finer details in the report that make for some very interesting reading. The re

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Rumours
  • News Publisher Take-Two Forces It Takes Two Dev Hazelight to Abandon Title Trademark

    You've been tango'd

    Hazelight, developer of It Takes Two, has had to abandon ownership of the game's title trademark in a dispute with publisher Take-Two. The studio was hit with a claim by the publisher shortly after the co-op title's release earlier this year, according to a report from Eurogamer. Obviously there are similarities between the two...

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    • Hazelight
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • It Takes Two
  • News Voting for The Game Awards Players' Voice Award Has Begun

    First bracket open for votes now

    The Game Awards is right around the corner, promising an evening of glitzy awards, awkward speeches, and (hopefully) exciting announcements. Before then, there's still some business to take care of, however. The Players' Voice award is one decided purely by public vote, and your window is now open. While you can...

    • PS5
    • PS4
    • The Game Awards
    • Geoff Keighley
  • News GRID Legends Blowout Reveals First Gameplay, Release Date, New Details

    Rev those engines

    It's been a hot minute since we last heard about GRID Legends, the next entry in Codemasters' touring car racing series, but the team has just pushed out a tonne of new information. In the above new video, a couple of people from the studio talk us through some brand new gameplay footage as well as touching on new tracks, modes,...

    • EA
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    • PS4
    • GRID Legends
    • Videos
  • News Battlefield to Become a Connected Universe with Multiple Games and Experiences

    EA looking to majorly expand the franchise

    Battlefield is a prominent and important series in the history of first-person shooters, but it's probably fair to say it's lost its way somewhat over the last few entries. The latest game, Battlefield 2042, released a few weeks ago, and is getting a lot of flack from fans because of various design...

    • EA
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Battlefield
  • News Stick Fight: The Game Finally Brings Its Chaotic, Slapstick Multiplayer to PS4

    Available now

    Just in time for the holiday season, Landfall's ridiculous multiplayer title Stick Fight: The Game has arrived on PlayStation at last. Initially launching on PC all the way back in 2017, the game is now available on PS4, having launched earlier today. What the heck is it, then? It's a physics-driven party brawler for between two and...

    • Landfall
    • PS4
    • Stick Fight
    • Trailers
  • Random Kratos, Aloy, and Ratchet Look Good Enough to Eat Recreated in Gingerbread

    Can't catch me

    December is here, and that means the world begins to turn its attention towards Christmas. The festive season is here, which means you'll start hearing Slade in shopping centres and panic-buying last-minute gifts. It wouldn't be Christmas without all the food, though, and for many, gingerbread is as festive as a yule log or a turkey...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Random
  • News Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy the Next Guest Star Costume in Fall Guys

    Outcast

    Sony is going all-in on Fall Guys right now. To kick off Season 6 of the battle royale platformer, you can unlock not one but two Ghost of Tsushima outfits, with two moods of Jin Sakai up for grabs. What's more Sackboy has his own event running in the game right now, in which you can earn a Sackboy skin for your efforts. We're not stopping...

    • Sony
    • Epic Games
    • PS4
    • Fall Guys

Thursday2nd Dec 2021

  • News Basim's Sword Is Up for Grabs in New Assassin's Creed Valhalla Challenge

    Looking sharp

    The cool curved sword that Basim uses in Assassin's Creed Valhalla could soon be yours to wield. The deadly looking one-handed blade is up for grabs as a reward for completing the game's newest community challenge, which begins today. Said challenge tasks players with killing 250,000 enemies with one-handed swords by this time next...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Assassins Creed
  • News PS Plus Subscribers in Japan Get Judgment as a Free Game This Month

    Along with The Sexy Brutale

    December's PlayStation Plus lineup in North America and Europe has not been well received. If you happened to miss yesterday's news, the PS Plus version of Godfall isn't the full game. And, as you can probably imagine, it's sparked a bit of an outrage among subscribers, who feel as though they're getting a glorified demo...

    • PS Plus
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Japan
  • Guide When Is The Game Awards 2021?

    Dates, times, and what to expect

    When is The Game Awards 2021? What are the dates and times for The Game Awards, and what games will be shown? Geoff Keighley's annual awards ceremony closes out the gaming calendar each year, and 2021 is no exception. Bringing the show back to Los Angeles for a live production in front of a reduced audience, The Game...

    • Guides
    • The Game Awards
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Features
  • News Cyberpunk RPG Shooter The Ascent Could Be Blasting to PS5, PS4 Soon

    Take cover

    The Ascent is a cyberpunk, isometric action RPG shooter that released on PC and Xbox earlier this year. Its incredibly detailed environments and intense gameplay attracted a lot of attention, and it was met with largely positive reviews. Our friends over at Pure Xbox loved what they played of it, which left us wondering when it would...

    • Curve Digital
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • The Ascent
  • News Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning's Fatesworn Expansion Releases This Month

    It must be fate

    When Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning was first announced, publisher THQ Nordic also confirmed that the action RPG would be getting a brand new expansion down the line. It's now been over a year since Re-Reckoning hit PlayStation 4, and honestly, we were expecting the promised expansion, Fatesworn, to be a 2022 deal. But no, it's...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • Kingdoms of Amalur
    • DLC
    • Release Dates
  • News The Matrix Awakens Seems to Be an Interactive Tie-in with Resurrections Movie

    Appears on PlayStation Store backend

    Enthusiasm for The Matrix has bubbled back up to the surface lately, with the aptly titled The Matrix Resurrections bringing back the iconic sci-fi story with a brand new sequel. The movie is due to hit theatres on 22nd December, and it looks as though Warner Bros. might be planning more than just a two-hour...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS5
    • The Matrix
  • News Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires Demo Is Incoming

    Hack and slasher still set for February

    Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires has a new gameplay trailer, alongside news that a playable demo is coming soon. The hack and slash action-strategy title is set to launch on the 15th February for both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. In Japan, however, it releases in just a few weeks, on the 23rd December. So, if...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Dynasty Warriors
    • Trailers
  • News Tech Troubles on PlayStation Direct UK Prevent Invited Customers from Purchasing PS5

    Better luck next time

    Update: Would you believe it, while we were writing this article, news came out that the PS Direct UK invitations have not been working. Apparently, Sony issued a follow-up email to invitees, apologising for technical issues preventing anyone from purchasing a PS5: The email states "another exclusive event" will come in the...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PlayStation Direct
    • UK
  • News Hot Wheels Unleashed Summons the Caped Crusader in Batman Expansion, Out Now

    To the Batmobile!

    Na-na na-na na-na na-na na-na na-na na-na na-na BATMAN! Okay, now that's done, let's talk about Hot Wheels Unleashed, yeah? The arcade racing title has a lot of seasonal updates and premium DLC planned, which was always going to happen with a game based on collectable toy cars. We're not complaining, though — this Batman...

    • Milestone
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • Hot Wheels Unleashed
    • DLC
  • News The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Confirmed for Appearance at The Game Awards

    Put a ring on it

    One of the most iconic characters within the world of Middle-earth is Gollum, a being so obsessed with the One Ring that he's been driven insane. We probably don't need to explain who he is, though, right? If you were curious to learn more about the character, you could always check out The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, his very own...

    • Nacon
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • The Lord of the Rings
    • The Game Awards
  • News The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Delayed Once Again to Early 2022

    Much delayed game now "Content complete"

    Flippin' heck, it's been a while since the last update on The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe. The project is an improved and updated version of the cult hit PC game, filled with brand new narrative threads and endings to discover. It'll also be the first time it's playable on a PlayStation, which is exciting...

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    • PS4
    • The Stanley Parable
    • Delays
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