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Posts Tagged PlayStation


No connectivity between PC and Playstation Diablo 3 players

It would be rare in this day and age for PC and console gamers playing the same game to be able to connect up and play together and Blizzard has confirmed that this will not be possible in Diablo 3.

By Paul Younger | 26 Feb 2013 | 1

Borderlands 2 is 2K’s most pre-ordered game of all-time, exceeds expectations

Like a gloating Olympic champion, 2K Games has announced that Borderlands 2 has become the publisher’s most pre-ordered game of all time.

By John Robertson | 7 Sep 2012 | 2

Sony showing 47 games at TGS, The Last Guardian not one of them

The Tokyo Game Show is starting to take shape, with Sony detailing their plans for the event.

By John Robertson | 4 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Dark Souls might be getting an ‘easy mode’

Kind of a weird one this…
Dark Souls, one of the best and most difficult games of this generation, could be getting a new ‘easy mode’.

By John Robertson | 4 Sep 2012 | 2

PS4 and Xbox 720 are “spectacular”, according to EA boss

Frank Gibeau, the man in charge of EA Games, EA Sports, BioWare and Maxis (has looks very man-childish), has described the next generation of consoles as “spectacular”.

By John Robertson | 4 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Cross-platform play is not going to happen, says Fifa 13 producer

Still living in hope that one day you’ll be able to play games across platform?

By John Robertson | 3 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns due 2013 on PS3/360

Square Enix has announced a new entry into what has seemingly become the Final Fantasy XIII series.

By John Robertson | 3 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Madden NFL 13 [Review] – Finally, the goal posts have moved

The general consensus is that, of all sports games, it’s the Madden series that has suffered most from sticking to an annual release cycle.

By John Robertson | 1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

GRID 2 will push “today’s best PC’s”, says Codemasters

After too many years of waiting in darkness, more details are starting to arrive about the secret-but-not-so-secret GRID 2.

By John Robertson | 31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

F1 2012 [Preview] – Vettel to the metal

Formula 1 is a complex sport and, for some more than others, Codemasters’ F1 output is a complex videogame franchise.

By John Robertson | 31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Metal Gear Solid movie confirmed, actually seems to be happening

After various rumours, failed attempts and hushed whisperings, it looks as though the Metal Gear Solid movie is actually going to happen.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

LA Noire team announce PS4 / Xbox 720 game, Whore of the Orient [First Screen]

Team Bondi, the development studio responsible for LA Noire and The Getaway, has announced their next game, Whore of the Orient.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | 2

Open-world Metal Gear Solid announced and shown by Konami, coming to PC?

Konami has announced a brand new Metal Gear Solid.
Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is an open-world game that uses Hideo Kojima’s Fox Engine, it was confirmed during a Tokyo showcase in honour of the franchise’s 25th anniversary.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Balancing depth and accessibility in F1 2012 [Interview]

Sports games are a difficult beast to get right. On the one side you’ve got the hardened fans of the sport, the people that won’t accept anything less than a pitch perfect recreation of every nuance, tactic and system.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Over 100 PSOne classics now available on PS Vita

Sony has released over 100 PSOne classics on the PS Vita, saying that the games bring “quality, variety and heritage to the groundbreaking portable entertainment system.”
Available from today, the games are priced from £0.99 and includes the likes of Metal Gear Solid, Crash Bandicoot, Final Fantasy VII, Vagrant Story, Tekken 2 and Silent Hill.

By John Robertson | 29 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

It’s a young woman’s game: Tomb Raider [Interview]

We recently had the chance to sit down with Crystal Dynamics’ Karl Stewart, global brand manager on the Tomb Raider, to talk about the upcoming adventures of Lara Croft and what the studio are trying to achieve by telling her origin story.

By John Robertson | 29 Aug 2012 | 1

Jay-Z is a “visionary” and has had “direct impact” on NBA 2K13, says 2K

In case you missed it, Jay-Z (yes, the Jay-Z, the guy hanging off Beyonce’s arm) is executive producer on 2K Sports’ upcoming NBA 2K13.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Codemasters: We’ve got enough ideas for the next 20 Formula 1 games

The biggest complaint with annual releases is that each iteration fails to provide enough changes/new features to make it worth while.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | 2

Skyrim Hearthfire DLC lets you build your own home from the ground up

Bethesda has just announced a new add-on for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers awards its first 10/10 of 2012

While you may not know it, publishers, developers and PR agencies sometimes accuse us of being a little strict with our review scores.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Sleeping Dogs remains top of the chart, Darksiders 2 in second

Sleeping Dogs finds itself at the top of UK software chart for the second week in succession.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

The Walking Dead Episode 3 out today on PS3, 360/PC/Mac tomorrow

Episode three (Long Road Ahead) of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead is out today on PlayStation 3, via PlayStation Network.

By John Robertson | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Videogames are on the cusp of something “really exciting”, says Tomb Raider dev

Videogames have long struggled with serious themes. Whenever sex, homosexuality, drug dependence and the like are depicted in a legitimate (i.e.

By John Robertson | 27 Aug 2012 | 2

Gamescom winners announced, Dishonored takes top prize

The 2012 Gamescom Awards have been unveiled, and its Bethesda’s Dishonored that walks away with the honour of being able to call itself the best game at the show.

By John Robertson | 24 Aug 2012 | 1

Balancing gameplay with Jay-Z: NBA 2K13 [Interview]

When you’ve got a formula that works as well as that of the NBA 2K series, you could argue that it would make sense to just leave it alone – keep the gameplay the same, just update the players, teams and game modes.

By John Robertson | 24 Aug 2012 | 1

Final Fantasy 14 retail stock being destroyed at Square’s request?

We already know that Square Enix is hoping to sweep the original Final Fantasy XIV under the carpet with the release of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, but this is taking things further than we originally thought.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Hitman Absolution aims to be tough as nails with ‘Contracts’ mode [Interview]

It’s annoying being an assassin sometimes… I imagine. You like killing people so much that you’ve dedicated your life to it, but you can only kill who you’re told.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

2K Sports tests NBA 2K features for “years” to make sure balance is right

Being a bit of a basketball nut (yes, those exist in the UK) and, obviously, harbouring a mild interest in videogames, NBA 2K13 was one of my personal highlights as this year’s Gamescom.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Brave or stupid? New publisher focuses exclusively on PS Vita games

OK, I know that brave and stupid can (in some people’s eyes) be one and the same.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | 7

GTA V release date: It’s not 2012

Rockstar must be loving this. They’re not even opening their mouths about Grand Theft Auto V and yet no one can stop talking about it.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | 7