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Ubisoft Announces Release Date for Elijah Wood’s PSVR Game, Transference

Of all of Ubisoft’s upcoming games for 2018, Transference is probably the one we know the least about. The publisher’s first real push into virtual reality experiences looks to be a psychological thriller, and it’s being produced by Spectrevision, which was co-founded by Elijah Wood. Aside from some brief trailers, little more is known about this mysterious project, but we now know when we can get our hands on it — the game releases on 18th September 2018 for PS4 and PlayStation VR. The above trailer also teases a playable…

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Tekken 7 Season 2 Characters Lei and Anna Launch in September Alongside Huge Gameplay Changes

The second season pass for Tekken 7 has a release date, and Bandai Namco has confirmed that it’ll launch alongside a slew of gameplay tweaks and changes, as well as balancing adjustments. What’s more, returning characters Anna Williams and Lei Wulong — both part of the second season pass — release on that same day. The date for Tekken enthusiasts to mark on their calendars is the 6th September. Season Pass 2 will be priced at $25.99, while individually, Lei and Anna will each set you back $4.99. You can watch the…

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Hitomi, Leifang Debut in Dead or Alive 6 Alongside Giant Tentacle

Oh, it’s like that, is it? Team Ninja’s been talking about how Dead or Alive 6 is going to be a more mature take on the series, but here’s Hitomi and Leifang being, shall we say, tickled by a giant tentacle. Both characters were confirmed earlier in the month, but this is our first look at the fighters, via a Gamescom 2018 leak by French website Playscope. The octopus, by the way, is a Danger Zone in a new abandoned ship level; it’s basically an interactive element that when triggered…

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Fishing Sim World Tries to Reel You in with New Trailer

At this point, the PlayStation 4 must play host to some of the nichest games ever created. Fishing Sim World joins the likes of Construction Simulator 2, aiming to deliver an online angling experience above and beyond any that’s come before. Due out on 18th September, the outdoor experience will see you tackling giant lakes, hoping to hook the biggest fish. Pre-order and you’ll get “three exclusive carp rods and reels, two unique bass rods and reels, plus an in-game ‘Ahead of the Game’ t-shirt”. That’s not all, as you’ll…

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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? – Issue 233

After months of scorching weather, the grey clouds have descended on the UK, and it’s all feeling rather muggy outdoors. There’s never been a better time to stay in with a nice iced tea and a couple of video games, then, and fortunately the release schedule is reaching that point where there’s about a billion new things to play. Here’s what we’re up to. Sammy Barker, Editor It’s a surreal moment for me, as the games that made me fall in love with the medium have been re-released. Shenmue I…

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Soapbox: Why I Love Shenmue

Republished on Thursday, 18th August 2018: We’re bringing this article back from the archives in celebration of Shenmue I & II’s impending release on the PlayStation 4. The original text follows. Originally published on Thursday, 16th July 2015: I don’t remember the day that the snow turned to rain, but I do remember when I first learned about Shenmue. I must have been no more than 11-years-old at the time, and I’d been bought a copy of EDGE magazine. It had one of those customary end-of-year features spotlighting all of…

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Gamescom 2018 Opening Ceremony to Feature World Premieres

Announcements from Bandai Namco, THQ Nordic, more by Sammy Barker 11 hours ago It seems like the organisers of Gamescom 2018 have graduated from the renowned School of Geoff Keighley, as they’re bigging up some World Premieres set to debut during the Cologne convention’s opening ceremony. You’ll be able to watch the event unfold live from 10AM BST on 21st August, where Ubisoft promises to present a “global premiere” and THQ Nordic is planning to reveal a “previously unannounced title based on one of the publisher’s established brands”. Bandai Namco…

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Until Dawn Maker Trademarks Shattered State

Supermassive lining up Gamescom reveal? by Sammy Barker 11 hours ago Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games has trademarked a title called Shattered State, and with Gamescom 2018 right around the corner, we’d bank on some kind of reveal coinciding with the Cologne-based convention next week. Interestingly, the Guildford-based studio filed the trademark itself, suggesting that it won’t be published by Sony like the vast majority of its portfolio. The team talked about going multiformat a few years ago. Of course, the studio has been reasonably busy since its PlayStation 4…

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Blockbuster Games Get More Affordable in North American PS Store Sale

Extra savings for PS Plus members by Sammy Barker 17 hours ago The never-ending string of PlayStation Store sales will take your wallet hostage yet again this weekend, with the Attack of the Blockbusters promotion on the North American plaza. As you may expect, this mostly consists of behemoth brands like Call of Duty and God of War – the latter going for as little as $34.79 if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber. No excuses now, folks. A few other highlights that jumped out at us: Battlefield 1 ($7.99), Deus…

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