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9 reasons why Death’s Gambit is a must for action platformer fans when it launches on PS4 next month

Hello, all! Alex from White Rabbit here, and we’re really excited to reveal the final feature list for Death’s Gambit and do a deep dive into the features that make our 2D action platformer shine! 1. Expansive campaign Death’s Gambit is a challenging game. There are many things we do to alleviate the inevitable frustrations that come with the territory — from music, to the landscapes, and even how we treat death. Death is a marker of progression in Death’s Gambit. Certain story beats only unlock upon dying. Bosses will…

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Play a photojournalist in the historically-inspired 1979 Revolution: Black Friday, out next month

Hi everyone. I’m delighted to share the news that 1979 Revolution: Black Friday, a story-driven adventure set within the real-world events of the Iranian uprising, will be available on PS4 starting Wednesday, 1st August. In almost four decades of playing video games, I can safely say 1979 Revolution is quite unlike anything else I’ve ever come across. Modern-day Iran isn’t exactly a familiar location for gamers (I’ve played more games set in Tamriel), but it’s the turbulent backdrop of Middle East politics as a setting for the story that makes…

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See No Man’s Sky NEXT multiplayer and third-person mode in action ahead of next week’s launch

Hello! On 24th July No Man’s Sky NEXT will launch as a free update for everyone who owns the game. On behalf of myself, and the team at Hello Games, I just want to say ‘thank you’. We are so excited to have made NEXT, and to continue to improve and develop No Man’s Sky, because of you, the community who play, explore and share this universe with us. It means so much to us. We are focused on development, but we know people are hungry for details so wanted…

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The 5 big changes coming to PS4 action RPG Middle-earth: Shadow of War with today’s massive update

There’s never been a better time to walk into Mordor for the first time, or to walk right back in if you played Middle-earth: Shadow of War when it released. Here at Monolith, we are so excited for today’s release of our massive game improvement update. Since Shadow of War launched, we’ve had the Flaming Eye pointed directly at our fantastic community, and we’ve been continually watching, reading and listening to your comments, criticisms and recommendations. We want to say thank you because you’ve helped us make Shadow of War…

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This week’s PlayStation Store highlights: Far Cry 5’s Lost on Mars, Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion and Tempest 4000

This week, PlayStation Store releases include Far Cry 5’s ludicrous DLC Lost on Mars, colourful action romp Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion, and techno shoot ’em up Tempest 4000. Read on to find out more. 1. Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars In Far Cry 5’s second DLC, leave Earth behind and go toe-to-claw against Martian arachnids to save the world from an alien invasion. Once you’ve landed on the red planet, your mission is simple: destroy as many of the monsters as you can to prevent an invasion…

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How Star Wars, Daft Punk and Swiss cuckoo clocks inspired card battler Insane Robots

The evil robot overlord Kernel has taken control. His new totalitarian regime demands that any malfunctioning robots be thrown into the arenas where they must survive by battling to the death. Welcome to the world of Insane Robots, a card battler like no other you’ve ever played. Enter battle arenas, power up your robot, and fight in a game that has been described as ‘Hearthstone meets The Hunger Games’. The robots are coming You’ll meet a cast of 46 beautifully-realised characters created by some of the UK’s leading illustrators and…

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6 sports-related PS VR games worth playing now the World Cup is finished

That noise you hear is World Cup fever rapidly vacating the globe for another four years. Understandably being bereft of that electrifying energy from the past few weeks may cause some of us to enter a post-tournament slump. If so though, we’ve a suggestion – six in fact – as to how best to tackle those blues and reignite your competitive, sporting spirit. Below you’ll find a half-dozen PS VR games that require sporting finesse to overcome adversity and arcade thrills to drive the adrenaline back up to those World…

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Resurrection, dynamic exploration and a multi-tooled arm: Hidetaka Miyazaki talks Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

A few weeks ago, I was granted an opportunity one does not pass up: a one-on-one interview with Hidetaka Miyazaki. The famed director of Dark Souls and Bloodborne set aside an hour on the final day of E3 to answer my questions about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, the mysterious new PS4 project currently in development. We discussed the game’s setting, Miyazaki-san’s reoccurring theme of death, and his philosophy on “lore” vs “story.” PlayStation.Blog: Sekiro is set during the late 1500s in Sengoku-era Japan. What led you in that direction? Hidetaka…

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Black Ops 4 private multiplayer beta comes to PS4 first with exclusive weekend on 3rd August

Today, we’re excited to announce that there are two betas on the Black Ops 4 horizon: a private multiplayer beta in August, as well as a wholly separate private Blackout beta in September. PlayStation players will get the first access to the private multiplayer beta starting at 5pm BST / 6pm CEST on 3rd August, via an exclusive PlayStation 4 beta weekend. The team at Treyarch is 100% committed to ensuring the best possible day one gameplay experience, and the feedback generated from going hands-on will allow us to do…

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Behold ‘The Adventures of Mega Penguin’ – Media Molecule’s extraordinary E3 Dreams game jam

At E3 2018 we rounded up a host of developer friends and asked our wonderful Community to give us a story to create in Dreams! Our Co-Founder Alex Evans kicked off the tale while Lead Artist Francis Pang and Audio Programmer Bogdan Vera took the reins on bringing the incoming ideas to life, all from within our own little hideaway at Sony’s booth (aka, the Lair of the Mega Penguin). We didn’t know what to expect when asking for ideas, only that it would include a Mega Penguin stuck on…

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