Survival Horror Game Tormented Souls Headed to PS5 and Xbox Series X, Last-Gen Versions Cancelled

PQube, Dual Effect, and Abstract Digital Works have announced that their upcoming survival horror game, Tormented Souls, will release on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC sometime later this year. In a press release announcing the new platforms, the companies didn’t provide any update on the previously-announced PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. …

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Star Wars: Squadrons Joins EA Play Next Month Alongside Madden NFL 21, NHL 21 Follows in April

EA has revealed three more titles that will soon be joining their EA Play subscription service. Star Wars: Squadrons and Madden NFL 21 will be added to the service in March, while NHL 21  will follow in April. There will also be a series of new rewards for subscribers to claim throughout the month. Madden …

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Tom Holland Worries That He Made a ‘Mistake’ With How He Portrays Nathan Drake in the Uncharted Movie

Tom Holland revealed in a recent interview that he may have made a mistake with how he approached portraying Nathan Drake in the upcoming Uncharted movie. In an interview with GQ focused largely on Holland’s roles in Cherry and as Spider-Man/Peter Parker in the MCU, the upcoming Uncharted film got a mention too. Holland said …

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Sifu is a Kung-Fu Themed Quest for Revenge, but Time Isn’t Your Friend

The latest PlayStation State of Play showed updates on several titles, but hidden amidst those was the reveal of a brand new title. Sloclap‘s second title, Sifu, is a Kung-Fu title where players embark on a quest for revenge and it will be a PlayStation console exclusive. Sifu tells the story of a young Kung-Fu student. …

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Share of the Week: Control – The Oldest House

Last week, we asked you to enter the world of Control: Ultimate Edition and share reality-bending peeks at the weirdest office ever, The Oldest House. From twisting walls to unusual decorations, you shared your weirdest environments using #PSshare #PSBlog. Here are this week’s highlights:  Jesse floats through a hallway that takes quite a turn in …

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Baobabs Mausoleum Grindhouse Edition blends nostalgia and mystery

Hi there ghoulies & rotten friends! Jacob Jazz here, solo dev creator of the Baobabs Mausoleum Saga! I’m also the Celery Emblem´s warlock, making indie games since 2010. Baobabs Mausoleum is a dreamlike mix between the RPG-adventures of ‘90s handheld consoles and the great graphic adventures of the late ’80s. I’m creating a unique nightmare …

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PS Plus March 2021 Lineup Includes Final Fantasy VII Remake, Remnant: From the Ashes, and Farpoint

It’s that time of the month again. Sony has announced its PlayStation Plus titles for March 2021, confirming reports that Square Enix’s much-loved Final Fantasy VII Remake is part of the lineup. Joining Final Fantasy VII Remake is third-person survival action shooter Remnant: From the Ashes, and first-person puzzler Maquette. On the PS VR side, …

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Oddworld: Soulstorm is Free With PS Plus in April, But Only on PS5

We still don’t know the PlayStation Plus games for March, yet Sony has revealed one of the titles that will be part of the Instant Games Collection for April. Oddworld Soulstorm will be launching on April 6, and the PS5 version will be available to PS Plus members for free until May 3. During PlayStation’s …

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Cory Barlog Reassures Fans That God of War Ragnarok is Coming ‘WHEN. IT’S. DONE.’

Today’s State of Play entirely centered on games coming within the next four months, and there was disappointment from some that God of War Ragnarok (not it’s official title yet, mind you, that’s just what everyone has taken to calling it) didn’t show up at all. The sequel to 2018’s God of War isn’t expected until …

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade arrives on PS5 June 10, 2021

Today we’re excited to announce Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, an enhanced and expanded version of last year’s critically acclaimed adventure. Whether you’ve already completed Cloud’s journey on PS4 or are brand new to the world of Final Fantasy VII Remake, Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade has something to offer for everyone. Play Video The …

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New gameplay and story details revealed in moving Kena: Bridge of Spirits trailer

We know you have been waiting to learn more about Kena: Bridge of Spirits. We are excited to share our new trailer for the game, giving you a deeper look at gameplay, new locations, and some of the characters you will meet on your journey. Pre-orders are now available, and we can’t wait for you …

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Oddworld: Soulstorm arrives on PS4 and PS5 April 6

Hi, I’m Lorne Lanning, co-founder of Oddworld Inhabitants, and today I’m excited to share big news about Oddworld: Soulstorm and debut new footage in today’s State of Play.  When I start the creative process, I sometimes find myself dreaming of the day when I can share my creation with you. That dream is nearly a …

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Introducing Sifu, an intense Kung-Fu experience coming in 2021

The Sloclap team has been working hard for the past two years and we are all very proud to announce Sifu, our new game coming to PS4 and PS5 this year. Play Video After releasing Absolver, we chose to build on our experience creating exciting and innovative martial arts gameplay, and used everything we learned …

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Report: PlayStation May Be Phasing Out Sony Japan Studio, Developer Behind Ape Escape, Gravity Rush, Knack

With some high profile departures announced recently, new reports from VGC now suggest that PlayStation is winding down original development at Japan Studio. Speaking with sources familiar with the situation, VGC reports the the “vast majority” of development staff at Japan Studio have either been let go or not had their contracts renewed. According to …

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New Trailer for PS5 Exclusive Returnal Showcases Its Unique Shape-Shifting World

Housemarque has released a brand new trailer for its PlayStation 5 exclusive, Returnal, showcasing its unique and intriguing shape-shifting world. Without further ado, check out the “Atropos” trailer below. [embedded content] Returnal‘s protagonist Selene has crash landed on Atropos, and needs to safely navigate the remnants of an ancient civilization to escape. However, every time …

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PlayStation CEO Throws Shade at Messy Cyberpunk 2077 Launch, Says Sony ‘Ships it When it’s Right’

PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan was busy recently with a boatload of new PlayStation announcements from an interview with GQ, and in it he tossed a bit of shade at CD Projekt RED and the messy Cyberpunk 2077 launch. When talking about launch dates for PS5 games and how the Covid pandemic has created a lot …

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Illinois Rep Introduces Bill to Ban Sales of All Violent Video Games in the State in Misguided Effort to Prevent Real Violence and Crime

Violent video games are once again taking the stage of political controversy as Illinois Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. introduces legislation that would ban all sales of violent video games in the state. The bill would make amendments to an existing 2012 law that regulates the sale of violent games to minors, and expand it …

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Henry Cavill is Teasing a ‘Secret Project’ That Looks Like a Mass Effect TV Series

Henry Cavill may be teasing a Mass Effect TV series or similar project via a post on Instagram. The actor posted a picture of himself reading a blurry paper, with the caption “Secret project? Or just a handful of paper with random words on it…. Guess you’ll have to wait and see. Happy hump day …

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Star Wars Republic Commando launches on PS4 this April

Republic Commando is a fan favorite, and nobody knows that better than Aspyr. Trust me, we’ve read many, many, many tweets and comments requesting it. We’re happy to say that your requests will finally be answered. That’s right, Aspyr Media is bringing Star Wars Republic Commando to PlayStation 4 for the first time April 6 …

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Sony Has ‘Strong Ties’ With Japanese Licensees and Will Strengthen Its Cooperation With Them

Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan has told Famitsu that the company enjoys good relationships with Japanese licensees, and will continue to strengthen cooperation with them going forward. During an interview, the Japanese publication asked Ryan about Sony’s plans for Japanese development studios, to which he said: We’re really happy with and proud of the …

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PlayStation State of Play on February 25th Will Showcase 10 PS4 and PS5 Games, No Hardware or Business Announcements

There’s a new PlayStation State of Play broadcast coming this Thursday, February 25th at 2:00pm Pacific Time / 5:00pm Eastern Time. The 30-minute presentation will focus on 10 games, both announcing new titles and giving updates on previously announced games. Given the length of the show and number of games, that’s an average of three minutes …

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Ratchet & Clank First Free Game Available as Part of PlayStation’s Play At Home Initiative, Day One PS Plus Releases Will Continue

The Covid pandemic has been tough on a lot of people with no clear end in sight, so Sony has decided to bring back their Play At Home initiative that began last year Over the next four months, Sony will be giving away games and providing entertainment offers like free subscriptions, and things kick off …

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 PS5 and Xbox Series X|S Versions Coming March 26, Native 4K, Cross-Generation Progression

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on March 26th with next-gen technical enhancements including higher frame rates and native 4K. It’s also headed to Nintendo Switch at an unannounced date. Check out the next-gen trailer below: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> The …

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EA Files Patent for Technology That Lets Users Play Games Before They’ve Downloaded

Folks over at GameRant have spotted a patent filed by publishing giant, Electronic Arts, for technology that allows players to stream full games before they’ve downloaded. The idea is to let players jump in instantly rather than waiting for the download to complete. The patent is for a “dynamic streaming video game client” that works …

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Hazelight’s It Takes Two Gets a New Gameplay Trailer Narrated by Josef Fares

After immense success with Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and A Way Out, the at times irreverent, yet always passionate Josef Fares and his team at Hazelight Studios are back exploring another kind of relationship with It Takes Two. Revealed last year at the EA Play Live event, It Takes Two is a co-op …

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Ubisoft Greenlit Daft Punk Lumines but the Duo Didn’t Have Time to Create New Music for the Game

Many people are currently mourning the news that renowned DJ duo Daft Punk are calling it a day after 28 years of making music. Amongst the memories people are sharing was the revelation that we nearly got Daft Punk Lumines. Limited Run’s James Mielke shared on Twitter that he pitched the game to Ubisoft and …

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Watch Dogs: Legion Online Mode Arrives on March 9, Single Player Missions Also Arrive for Season Pass Holders

The delayed online mode for Watch Dogs: Legion will finally be arriving on March 9 as part of a free update, bringing along a host of new content for players looking to team up with their friends or family. On the same day, there’ll also be two new single-player missions for Season Pass owners. Originally …

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Vehicular combat battler Heavy Metal Machines launches on PS4 and PS5 tomorrow

Hello everyone! Hoplon Studio here, from Brazil, and we’re thrilled to announce that Heavy Metal Machines is arriving on PS4 (and playable on PS5) February 23. Play Video Heavy Metal Machines is a one-of-a-kind, free-to-play multiplayer vehicular combat game where players engage in 4v4 intense battles, controlling lethal vehicles in post-apocalyptic arenas, and I’m pretty …

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Curse of the Dead Gods — 7 gameplay tips for the monster-slaying roguelike, out tomorrow

Hello, explorers! Everyone here at Passtech Games are absolutely thrilled to launch Curse of the Dead Gods on PlayStation 4 tomorrow! We know our soul-corrupting, trap-avoiding, monster-slaying roguelite can be challenging, so we’ve assembled these seven essential tips to help you take your first steps into the twisting darkness of the Temple. Seek the light …

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