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The PlayStation Blog Quiz: How well do you know Fortnite’s Battle Royale map?

Think you know your Tomato Town from your Snobby Shores? Can you easily eyeball Retail Row from a single screenshot? Now’s the time to prove it. See if you can identify 13 locations correctly from Fortnite’s Battle Royale map by matching the name with the screenshot. Guess right and that screen will grey out, leaving you with one less image to select from for the next question. Watch out though – there are three decoy screens in the gallery below! How did you do? Post your results in the comments below…

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11 brilliant shooters that are cheaper than you thought on PlayStation Store this weekend

Are you the shoot-first-and-ask-questions-later kind of gamer? We don’t blame you – the throaty rapport of your favourite pea-shooter letting rip as you blast your way through legions of zombies is hard to beat. So, for all those of you in search of some fresh first and third person action to keep you amused this weekend look no further than PlayStation Store’s massive Double Discounts promotion, with extra savings for PS Plus members. Here are our highlights for shooter fans: 1. Titanfall 2: Ultimate Edition It was Shakespeare who said…

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How an office chair helped shape the soundscape of zero gravity thriller Downward Spiral: Horus Station

For Downward Spiral: Horus Station the team and I at 3rd Eye Studios are creating a mysterious and atmospheric solo (or online co-op) zero gravity thriller set in the lost and forgotten Horus Station – coming to PS4, PS4 Pro and with optional PS VR support – this spring. A key feature of the game is our sound and music. Horus Station features no voice over, cinematics or other traditional methods to tell our story. We are pure storytelling in a sense that we rely upon environmental storytelling and sound…

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Battlezone will be playable without PS VR from 1st May – here’s how Rebellion did it

More than 2 million units sold and loads of ace games on it – what a superb 18 months PlayStation VR has enjoyed. We were delighted to be right there at the front of it, when our sci-fi tank shooter Battlezone released on PS VR’s launch day. We’ve had such great feedback from the thousands upon thousands of you who strapped yourself into the Cobra cockpit – thank you for playing our game! Now we’re thrilled to say that even more of you will be able to play Battlezone very…

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Disgaea 1 Complete is an HD update of the original strategy RPG classic and it’s coming to PS4 soon

“Your new name is ‘Mid-Boss.’” Ah, what a memorable moment 15 years ago from Disgaea: Hour of Darkness. And now, it’s back! The original Disgaea adventure is getting a complete makeover in Disgaea 1 Complete for PS4! Disgaea 1 Complete will show fans the origins of this critically-acclaimed strategy RPG series that took the West by storm back in 2003. For those of you who are new to the Disgaea franchise, this is the true beginning of it all and definitely a game you won’t want to miss. The story…

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Multiplayer fighter Brawlout gets Hyper Light Drifter, Guacamelee guest stars in this summer’s PS4 release

Bogdan Iliesiu here, CEO of Angry Mob Games. We’re excited to announce the upcoming launch of our party-fighter, Brawlout, on PS4! We knew we couldn’t be the only ones with fond memories of sitting with the buddies, sprawled across college dorms or sunk into comfy rec rooms. For those with an ingrained love of fighting games, this one’s for you. And by you, I also mean us. Brawlout is a fighting game built for fast-paced matches and action-oriented play by eliminating shielding and defensive tactics. By focusing on aggressive mechanics,…

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Sci-fi action RPG Songbringer gets free story DLC, massive update next week

Songbringer isn’t your grandma’s action RPG. Unless your grandma is into robot sidekicks, intergalactic bad guys, hallucinogenic cacti, and epic free updates. It’s been a whirlwind year for one-man developer Wizard Fu: he launched his first PlayStation title and moved to East Asia, all the while creating new content and working on improvements for the Zelda-inspired pixel art adventure game Songbringer. This all culminates in one huge game update for PS4 players, which includes free story DLC (The Trial of Ren), a free dynamic Theme and a set of avatars.…

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Monster Hunter: World expands with new quest type, welcomes new Elder Dragon this week

It’s been nearly three months since we launched Monster Hunter: World globally and we are humbled by how many new and returning hunters have enlisted to investigate the New World and the Elder Crossing. From all of us at Capcom, thank you! Now, let’s talk about the next addition to the game: a brand new Elder Dragon accompanied by a new quest type and loot system, all coming for free starting at 19th April at 1am BST. New Elder Dragon: Kulve Taroth With the conclusion of the Zorah Magdaros and…

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Creating the beautiful animated cutscenes of Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time

Today I am very excited, and proud, to talk to you all about our collaboration with Studio TRIGGER and the legendary Yoh Yoshinari for this game. Yoh Yoshinari worked on such anime as Evangelion, Gurren Lagann and Kill La Kill. For this game, set in the Little Witch Academia universe, APLUS Co., Ltd – our game studio – truly worked hand-in-hand with the animation studio who created this brand. We felt incredibly lucky to have TRIGGER create some original animation for the cutscenes of the game – Chamber of Time…

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Epic Games on Fortnite: creating Battle Royale, gameplay tweaks, and what’s next for the game

Epic Games has been on top of the world since its smash-hit Battle Royale mode launched in Fortnite, heading up Twitch viewership charts and crossing over into mainstream conversation with numerous celebrities name-checking it and streaming it alongside the game’s most popular personalities. I’ve had a great time being carried to racking up Victory Royales with my PSN pals and I think it’s safe to say I’ve boarded the Fortnite hype train. Naturally, I wanted to learn more about how Epic crafted what may currently be the most talked-about game…

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