Spotify coming to PlayStation, including free version

Spotify coming to PlayStation, including free version

Jan 28, 2015

Sony have just announced a new music streaming service called PlayStation Music, that will be launched this spring in 41 markets around the world. The new service is in partnership with Spotify, and will bring the award-winning digital music service to the PlayStation 3 and 4, and Sony’s Xperia smartphone and tablet platforms; although it looks like the...

The videogame publishers’ war on consumers

The videogame publishers’ war on consumers

Jan 26, 2015

A somewhat sensationalist headline, perhaps, but one not entirely without truth. The games industry of 2015 is one in which consumers work to please publishers rather than the other way around, and things are only going to get worse. As with any war, there have been victories on both sides – but the publishers won an extremely important battle years ago, and...

Life Is Strange devs hosting Reddit AMA (also, a new video to watch)

Life Is Strange devs hosting Reddit AMA (also, a new video to watch)

Jan 23, 2015

Remember that Life Is Strange developer diary we posted last week? That’s another one up there! Less gameplay footage in this one yet, somehow, still very interesting. It mostly focusses on discussing the time rewind mechanic employed by the main character Max. She will for example retain the memory of everything that happened prior to her rewinding time...

Life Is Strange gets a dev diary worth watching (two more to come)

Life Is Strange gets a dev diary worth watching (two more to come)

Jan 12, 2015

If the word ‘Dontnod’ doesn’t mean anything to you then, well, let us assure you that it deserves to. It’s the name of the French developing house that produced 2013’s Remember Me, a sci-fi action adventure that remains largely criminally (and ironically) ignored. We’re more than happy to see them return with another game,...

Game of Thrones (Iron from Ice): review

Game of Thrones (Iron from Ice): review

Dec 23, 2014

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PS3, 360, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: https://www.telltalegames.com/gameofthrones/ Game code provided by Xbox Game of Thrones documents life in the North of England. When the age-old tensions between North and South come to a head, and the house of Kay...

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax: review

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax: review

Dec 22, 2014

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: SEGA Developer: Arc System Works/Atlus Players: 1-2 (offline & online) Site: http://www.atlus.com/p4au/eupurchase.html Game code provided by the publisher When the first Persona 4 Arena was announced, it seemed like a bad idea (at best) or an extremely cynical one (at worst). A beat...