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Review: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart doesn’t reinvent the franchise—and that’s OK

Enlarge / No, it’s not fan-fiction. It’s just Rivet. In the run-up to the launch of the PlayStation 5, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart was placed front and center as a game that would embody the promise and potential of the new console hardware and its high-speed SSD storage. Early gameplay footage focused on the …

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Horizon Forbidden West gameplay reveal: Swimming with tropical robo-saurs

Another successful robo-safari for Aloy in Horizon Forbidden West. Sony Interactive Entertainment / Guerrilla Games Aloy rides again in Horizon Forbidden West, coming to PS5 and PS4 consoles at, er, some point in 2021. Sony Interactive Entertainment / Guerrilla Games Raiders have learned how to tame and ride robo-saurs, much like Aloy mastered in the …

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Today, watch us play the opening of Sony’s promising PS5 exclusive Returnal

All of those cracked helmets behind our hero look identical. There’s a reason. Returnal sees its players die and retry as an explorer of a strange alien planet. Sony Interactive Entertainment / Housemarque Returnal includes waves of attacks that look like the stuff of ’90s shmup classics. That’s a hallmark of developer Housemarque, the Sony-affiliated …

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New PSVR controllers suggest PS5 headset won’t need external sensors

Can’t wait for the “brass knuckles” adapter that turns these into handheld weapons. Look at those curves. And those analog sticks. The inner grip button can be used to pick up in-game objects. Symmetry. One month after officially announcing a new generation of PlayStation VR hardware for the PS5, Sony today revealed additional details of …

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‘The Binding of Isaac: Repentance’ heads to Switch and PlayStation later this year

Sometime after it comes out for PC on March 31st, The Binding of Isaac: Repentance will make its way to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in the third quarter of 2021. Repentance is the third expansion to the popular indie title. [embedded content] First announced in 2018, it builds on a fan-made mod …

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A PlayStation Network outage is affecting certain games

Just a day after a massive Xbox Live outage, Sony’s PlayStation Network has been experiencing issues for several hours. The problem on this end is a bit different, and based on reports may only affect certain games. Sony’s PSN Status page reports that “You might have difficulty launching games, apps, or network features” on platforms …

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Pixar-like PS4, PS5 and PC game ‘Kena: Bridge of Spirits’ lands in August

A comment from YouTube user Midoriya on the recent trailer for Kena: Bridge of Spirits sums the whole thing up perfectly: “Bruh this game looks like a whole Pixar movie.” Kena: Bridge of Spirits is a narrative-driven action-adventure game from Ember Lab, a studio with a 10-year history as an animation and digital content factory. …

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‘Final Fantasy XIV’ PS5 beta starts on April 13th

More than ten years after its troubled launch, Final Fantasy XIV is coming to yet another PlayStation console. During a reveal event Friday night, Square-Enix announced an open beta for PS5 will start April 13th. On the new system, the MMORPG will run in 4K resolution, and promises vastly improved performance. The company also announced …

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Destruction AllStars review: Amazing PS5 car combat, in spite of speedbumps

Cars blow up real good in Destruction AllStars, now out on PlayStation 5. Sony Interactive Entertainment The glowing neon and endless reflections may look tacky in screenshot form, but they fit neatly into the course of real gameplay, as subtler, handsome accents on your high-octane combat. Activate your supercar ability to do things like saw …

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Sony has already sold more than 4.5 million PS5s

Engadget Sony never seemed to have enough PlayStation 5 stock since it launched, but still managed to sell 4.5 million of the consoles in 2020 — matching PS4 sales during that console’s 2013 launch quarter. Combined with sales of 1.4 million PS4 units, Sony’s gaming business had its best fiscal quarter in history with 883.2 …

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