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Ghost of Tsushima Surpasses God of War, Becomes Sony’s Second Biggest PC Launch

Ghost of Tsushima has surpassed the likes of God of War (2018) and Spider-Man to become Sony’s best single-player PC launch on Steam to date. Developed by Sucker Punch Productions and ported to PC by Nixxes Software, Ghost of Tsushima is…

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Assassin’s Creed Shadows Pre-orders ‘Strong’ Despite Protagonist Controversy – Report

Assassin’s Creed Shadows has run into a bizarre controversy surrounding its protagonist Yasuke. A small corner of the internet contends Yasuke’s status as a Samurai, and has accused Ubisoft of misrepresentation in a series that was never…

Resident Evil 1 Remake Rumor Dismissed by Known Insider

Insiders seem to be at loggerheads over the recent rumors of Resident Evil 1 remake. Last week, two separate reports emerged that Capcom was planning a third outing of the 1996 PS1 game. This past weekend, yet another report emerged with…

Next-Gen Xbox Might Launch Before PS6, Rumors Suggest

A known leaker has suggested that the next-gen Xbox‘s release date will likely be set before the PS6 launch. Microsoft had previously hinted that the next Xbox and PS6 will launch by 2028, but if rumors are true, Xbox might jump ahead of…

Friday, May 17

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Ghost of Tsushima One of Sony’s Biggest PC Releases Despite PSN Issues

While Sony ultimately backtracked on Helldivers 2’s PSN requirements on PC, it’s held firm on Ghost of Tsushima: Directors Cut. This includes delisting the game from Steam in countries where the PlayStation Network isn’t available. Despite…

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New PlayStation Handheld Reported Again, Supposedly Runs PS4 Games

Another leaker has claimed that a PSP/PS Vita style PlayStation handheld is in the works, and it’ll supposedly support PS4 games at launch. The handheld was first rumored back in February. The following month, reports surfaced that…

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GTA 6 Release Date Window Narrowed Down

Publisher Take-Two Interactive has narrowed down the GTA 6 release date window to fall 2025. While rumors meant that many were hoping Grand Theft Auto 6 would be released earlier in the year, Rockstar seems to be taking its time so that…

Some Xbox Games Possibly Coming to PS5 in Holiday 2024 – Report

A known leaker has teased that some Xbox exclusive games will be making the jump to PS5 as soon as Holiday 2024. Microsoft hasn’t officially detailed its plans for the future, but its leadership continues to suggest that more games are on…

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Survival Horror The Glass Staircase Gets PlayStation Release Next Week

The Puppet Combo survival horror The Glass Staircase, a homage to Italian zombie movies, hits PlayStation next week. The Glass Staircase Details The Glass Staircase evokes PS2-era survival horror. The story behind it is as follows. It’s…

Half of PlayStation Users Are Playing on Older Consoles, Not PS5

Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed in its recent earnings call that half of PlayStation’s monthly active players are playing on older consoles. The company has sold 59.2 million PS5s as of March 31, 2024, and said that the 118 monthly…

PS6 Might Have ARM CPU, Sony Job Ad Suggests

A new Sony Interactive Entertainment job advertisement has some fans convinced that PS6 CPU will likely be ARM-based. The job is for system software development, and will task the incumbent with ensuring that games and programs are…

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PS Plus Title Dave the Diver Gets Godzilla DLC This Month

PS Plus indie hit Dave the Diver is set to get a kaiju-sized update with a Godzilla DLC arriving this month. This year marks Godzilla’s 70th anniversary, and the Dave the Diver DLC is more than a cameo appearance by everyone’s favorite…

Thursday, May 16

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Summer Game Fest 2024 to Feature Over 50 Publishers and Studios

Summer Game Fest has revealed the publishers and studios appearing at the June 7 event. 55 partners are participating, including big names like Sony and Xbox and smaller players like Devolver Digital and Anapurna Interactive. Summer Game…

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Assassin’s Creed Shadows Can Be Played Offline

Ubisoft confirmed on Thursday that Assassin’s Creed Shadows players will be able to experience the game offline. The clarification was necessary after a recent miscommunication made some believe that a constant connection was mandatory.…

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New Horizon Game Possibly Being Announced Soon, Made by Lego – Report

Known leaker Kurakasis has claimed that Sony Interactive Entertainment is gearing up to announce Lego Horizon Adventures at an upcoming event. At the moment, we don’t know if this is a game or a Lego set, but reliable fellow leaker Tom…

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New Crash Bandicoot and Spyro Games Speculated After Dev Tease

Toys for Bob is once again teasing fans regarding its next project, with speculations of a new Crash Bandicoot or Spyro game running wild. The developer, which recently downsized, has updated its website, removing everything from the…

New Official PS2 Emulator Seemingly Outed by PlayStation Store

Rumors of Sony working on a PS2 emulator to bring classic games to PS Plus might have had some truth to them, if a PlayStation Store listing is anything to go by. The listing, which was found on the back end, is for 2002’s Star Wars: The…

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Microsoft Wants No Limit on Xbox Games Launching on PlayStation – Report

Microsoft‘s leadership reportedly doesn’t want its gaming division to have any “red line” when it comes to releasing Xbox games on PlayStation and other platforms. According to a new report by Windows Central, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella…

Wednesday, May 15

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The Division Heartland Canceled by Ubisoft

There is bad news for fans of the apocalyptic third-person shooter Tom Clancy’s The Division. Ubisoft has reportedly canceled the free-to-play extraction shooter The Division Heartland to focus on “bigger opportunities.” Ubisoft announced…

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PS Plus May Game Catalog Revealed, Includes Red Dead Redemption 2

PlayStation Plus subscribers can experience the closing days of the Wild West in Red Dead Redemption 2. It joins PS Plus Extra and Premium alongside nine other games and DLC. Three retro games are also coming to Premium. PS Plus May…

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PlayStation Store Being Investigated for Anti-Competitive Practices in Poland

Poland has joined a growing list of countries scrutinizing PS Store prices and alleged anti-competitive practices by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Last year, Romania announced a similar investigation, and in November 2023, U.K.’s…

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PlayStation Acquisitions Will Be More Measured Going Forward

Sony Group has said that its investment activity — which includes PlayStation acquisitions — will be more measured going forward. In an earnings call yesterday, CFO Hiroki Totoki revealed that during the current fiscal year, PlayStation is…

Assassin’s Creed Shadows Dual Protagonists Confirmed, Battle Pass Rumored (Updated)

Update: Ubisoft has confirmed much of the leaks from today and yesterday, including Assassin’s Creed Shadows release date. You can watch a cinematic trailer and read the original story below. Original story: Ubisoft will officially share…

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PS5 vs Xbox Series X/S Sales Explain Why Microsoft Went Multiplatform

An estimate of PS5 vs Xbox Series X/S sales in a comparable time paints a dire picture of Microsoft’s platform, and explains the company’s recent multiplatform push. Microsoft doesn’t officially reveal sales figures, leaving analysts to…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III Update Fixes Bugs, Adds New Feature

Treyarch and Sledgehammer Games launched a new update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III and Warzone on Tuesday. The May 14 update isn’t too substantial in terms of new content. However, it implements various bug fixes and one…

Tuesday, May 14

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PlayStation Store Update Worldwide May 14, 2024

Each week Sony brings PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PlayStation VR, and PlayStation Plus owners new content, add-ons, games, and more. Here is the complete global PlayStation Store update. PlayStation LifeStyle catalogs the PlayStation…

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Ghost of Tsushima Won’t Have Co-op on Steam Deck

Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut launches on PC at 8:00 a.m. PT/11:00 a.m. ET on May 16. That includes Steam Deck and similar devices. However, handheld and PC users will be fighting alone. Ghost of Tsushima supports multiplayer on PC,…

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PlayStation’s Focus Has Shifted From Game Sales to Actual Play Time, Sony Says

Sony has said that due to changes in consumer behavior during the PS4 era, PlayStation‘s focus has shifted to increasing play time on the PS5 rather than increasing the number of games sold. This isn’t to say that there’s no emphasis on…

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PlayStation Confirms First-Party Game for 2024, Promises More Exclusives

Following reports that Sony Interactive Entertainment has some first-party games lined up for 2024, the company has confirmed at least one PS5 exclusive for this year: Concord. Announcing its financial results for the fiscal year ended…

Assassin’s Creed Shadows Release Date and DLC Leaked – Report

Ubisoft may have accidentally leaked Assassin’s Creed Shadows release date via its own YouTube channels. Following yesterday’s confirmation of the game’s subtitle (previously code named RED) as well as the announcement of its world…