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Cat games

VERY IMPORTANT: PlayStation VR has a game where you play as a cat

Smitten by the kitten
Nov 03
// Brett Makedonski
Thus far, Sony's South Korea presser has been predictably light on news. Shu has some sweet checkered pants. There was a lengthy dubstep dance routine. Only 3,200 people are watching on Twitch. PlayStation VR has hogged the s...
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PS4 avatars

PS4 users can now buy hilariously bad avatars

Your old PS3 avatars will transfer soon
Nov 03
// Jordan Devore
I've got the little futuristic frog guy as my PS4 avatar, so I'm set for life. But not everyone is down with him or the other freebies. Somehow, it has taken Sony until now to lend a helping hand. As of today, PlayStation 4 u...
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Sony presser

Shuhei Yoshida has cute checkered pants

I'd like a pair
Nov 03
// Brett Makedonski
PlayStation's holding a press briefing in South Korea right now. It's hard to tell what's happening. People are speaking in Japanese and the show's being translated into Korean. I speak neither of those languages. The show ki...
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PS Now

PlayStation Now not dead, service adds over 100 games

But, you know, are they playable?
Nov 03
// Steven Hansen
I don't know anyone using PlayStation Now or even talking about PlayStation Now and the times I've tried it haven't really worked, but Sony keeps chugging along with its games-on-demand, subscription-based streaming service....

Here's a big list of 2016 video game release dates

Nov 03 // Chris Carter
January:   Darkest Dungeon - 1/19 Hyrule Warriors Legends - 1/21 Yakuza Kiwami - 1/21 Resident Evil Remaster + Resident Evil Zero Remaster - 1/22 Final Fantasy Explorers - 1/26 Lego Marvel's Avengers - 1/26 The Witness - 1/26 Dragon Quest Builders - 1/28 This War of Mine: The Little Ones - 1/29 Amplitude - TBA January Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen PC port - TBA January The King of Fighters XIV - TBA January February: Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - 2/2 XCOM 2 - 2/5 Arslan: The Warriors of Legend - 2/9 Firewatch - 2/9 Gravity Rush Remastered 2/9 Mighty No. 9 - 2/9 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 - 2/9 Project X Zone 2 - 2/16 Street Fighter V - 2/16 Fire Emblem Fates - 2/19 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided - 2/23 Far Cry Primal - 2/23 March: Tom Clancy's The Division - 3/8 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD - 3/4 Hitman - 3/11 Uncharted 4: A Thief's End 3/18 Killer Instinct: Season 3 - 3/24 April: Quantum Break - 4/5 Total War: Warhammer - 4/28 Dark Souls III -- TBA April May: Battleborn - 5/3 Mirror's Edge Catalyst - 5/24 June: No Man's Sky - TBA June We Happy Few - TBA June October: Yooka-Laylee - TBA October TBA: Allison Road Attack on Titan Crackdown 3 Cuphead Day of the Tentacle Remastered DayZ Dishonored 2 Doom Enter the Gungeon Final Fantasy XV Gears of War 4 Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem Gravity Rush 2 Hellblade Homefront: The Revolution Horizon Zero Dawn Hyper Light Drifter Mafia III Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Nier: Automata Odin Sphere Leifthrasir One Piece: Burning Blood Persona 5 Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Pokken Tournament Ratchet & Clank Resident Evil Zero HD Scalebound Shadow Warrior 2 Star Fox Zero Star Ocean: Integrity of Faithlessness The Legend of Zelda Wii U Zero Time Dilemma
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Updated as needed
A lot of readers have asked us about compiling a list of games that are being released each year. It's a massive task, but I'm going to try to keep one updated for 2016. If you see something that isn't on the list, feel free to chime in, and we'll update it. Also, bookmark it and come back at some point!

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The Last Guardian

It's no mistake that Sony isn't showing us more of The Last Guardian

'We don't want to show too much'
Nov 02
// Brett Makedonski
Sony gave us a look at the long-awaited The Last Guardian at E3 -- just enough to whet our appetite. Confirming that "Yes, it definitely still exists," we were shown seven minutes of boy palling around with bird-dog-thin...
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PS presser

PlayStation's holding another press briefing this week

Three in under three months
Nov 02
// Brett Makedonski
After skipping out on gamescom, Sony took center stage at both Tokyo Game Show and Paris Games Week within the past couple months. Those major showings seemingly weren't enough as PlayStation has yet another press briefing up...
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Tomba 2

Tomba 2 is back on PSN this week (Update)

This time in English
Nov 01
// Kyle MacGregor
[Update: MonkeyPaw Games tells us "those who have the Japanese version will be able to upgrade to English.] Tomba 2: The Evil Swine Return is making a comeback this week on PlayStation Network. The sequel wound up being Tomba...
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PS4 remote

Sony's PS4 media remote is a gigantic monolith of a device

It has issues though
Oct 30
// Chris Carter
I try not use too many remotes in my household. It's already bad enough having so many different controllers lying around, and having to juggle multiple devices beyond that gets pretty annoying. It's why I try to control most...
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PS Vita

Never mind, Sony is still making first-party Vita games

No triple-A games in the works
Oct 29
// Alissa McAloon
No one seems to know quite what is happening with the Vita right now. Last week, Sony Computer Entertainment executive vice president Masayasu Ito stated that Sony wasn't working on any first-party titles for the Vita. In an ...
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Sony's Yoshida doesn't know if it will ever be possible to change your PSN ID

'I wish I knew!'
Oct 29
// Vikki Blake
PSN recently sent out an invite-only questionnaire that invited players to feedback on their most requested features. On that list was the option to change your PSN ID. Well, according to a recent Q&A with PlayStation boss Shuhei Yoshida, it turns out that changing PSN ID might not even be possible.
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No, there are still no backward compatibility PS4 plans

Never say never but maybe say never
Oct 28
// Steven Hansen
SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida is a pretty affable cat, but who knows he could speak French, too? He's a triple threat! Asked at Paris Games Week if the PlayStation 4 would ever see backward compatibility, Yoshida answered, completely in French.
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PlayStation Network

We're in week two of PSN's Sale of the Dead

Lots of Resident Evil
Oct 27
// Jordan Devore
PlayStation Network's Sale of the Dead continues with more deals on horror games. This week, there's a whole lot of Resident Evil and not much else. It's a good time to play the HD remake, so I'm probably going to do that ton...
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Wild PS4

PS4 exclusive Wild looks like symbiotic Animorphs

Eagle vision activate
Oct 27
// Laura Kate Dale
We finally got to see some gameplay from PS4 exclusive Wild today at Paris Games Week and my goodness, it has some awesome Animorphs vibes. The idea behind Wild seems to be that as a shaman, you can enter a trance and contro...
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Gran Turismo Sport

Sony announces Gran Turismo Sport for PS4

Beta testing kicks off early next year
Oct 27
// Kyle MacGregor
Today at its Paris Games Week press conference, Sony Computer Entertainment revealed the next entry in its long-running simulation racing series, Gran Turismo Sport. It will be compatible with PlayStation VR and aims to be "the most realistic driving simulator of all Gran Turismo games to date." No word on a release window, but a beta is planned for early 2016.
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Robinson: The Journey

Crytek shows off its VR dinosaur game Robinson at Paris Games Week

Don't get squashed
Oct 27
// Darren Nakamura
There was but a whisper of Robinson: The Journey back in June, and now developer Crytek has shown off a bit more of it during the virtual reality portion of Sony's Paris Games Week press conference. The trailer features not o...
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Here's the newest trailer for PlayStation VR's RIGS Mechanized Combat League

Sports game meet mechs meets my drool
Oct 27
// Joe Parlock
As one of the eight games for the PlayStation VR, Sony have unveiled the latest trailer for RIGS Mechanized Combat League. RIGS  is a weird mix of sports game and mech FPS, set in 2065. It's got the over the top sports ...
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Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn is still lookin' great

Another one for 2016
Oct 27
// Jordan Devore
Horizon Zero Dawn. That's the name I can never seem to remember. Guerrilla Games showed more footage of its action-RPG at Sony's Paris Games Week conference, and this has to be one of the better-looking upcoming PlayStation 4...
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LittleBigPlanet developer explains how its new PS4 game works

Also Tearaway developer!
Oct 27
// Steven Hansen
Media Molecule (LittleBigPlanet, Tearaway) has shown how its interesting new game, Dreams, works with a live demo of the game in alpha state that included plenty of rat possession. Every player creates a custom Imp who follo...
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PlayStation flaunts first Battleborn open beta

Hot damn
Oct 27
// Kyle MacGregor
Actual console exclusives are a thing of the past, so Microsoft and Sony are forced to tout things like betas at their press conferences to one-up each other and display their superiority. So, today at Sony's Paris Games Week...
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Housemarque announces ruby shooter Matterfall

Kill those rockspiders
Oct 27
// Darren Nakamura
Housemarque is probably best known for its trippy 2D shooters Super Stardust or Resogun, but the studio is going in a different direction for its latest game Matterfall, announced today at Sony's press conference du...
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Yep, Tekken 7 is headed to consoles

'Most complete version'
Oct 27
// Jordan Devore
[Update: Following Sony's conference, Bandai Namco confirmed the game will release on "home systems." So, Xbox One, too.] Tekken 7 is coming to PlayStation 4. Officially! We heard the news earlier this year in an Unreal Engin...
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Harada in SFV

Tekken producer Harada is totally definitely going to be in Street Fighter V

Ha ha Harada
Oct 27
// Darren Nakamura
Jokes! Sometimes even serious business types make them. Like the time right after Street Fighter V executive producer Yoshinoro Ono announced Dhalsim would be in the game, he segued into Tekken executive producer Katsuhiro Ha...
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Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V gets a release date, Dhalsim joins the fray

Releasing February 16, 2016
Oct 27
// Brett Makedonski
We now know when we'll be able to get our hands on Street Fighter V (apart from the betas taking place). It was just announced at Sony's Paris Games Week press conference that Street Fighter V will release in Europ...
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Gravity Rush 2

Gravity Rush 2 introduces new types of gravity

Heavy stuff
Oct 27
// Kyle MacGregor
Gravity Rush 2 made an unexpected appearance today at Sony's Paris Games Week showcase, where director Keiichiro Toyama shared some new footage that features protagonist Kat harnessing the power of gravity in some new a...
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No Man's Sky update? New games?
It's Paris Games Week and what with Sony skipping out on gamescom in Germany in August, it is slated to be the company's big European showing for 2015. Which is to say...don't expect too much? From the PlayStation Blog, "Par...

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Please vote for 'appear offline' in Sony's new PS4 feature poll

It's long overdue
Oct 26
// Chris Carter
A new poll has appeared in the wild for PS4 owners, hinting at what might be coming in update 4.0. Some features you can vote for include PS2 classics, "appear offline" mode, deleting items from your library, changing your PS...
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Sony: 'There are no first party titles that are in development for the PlayStation Vita'

Oct 23
// Chris Carter
As we all expected, something is rotten in Denmark when it comes to Sony's position on the PlayStation Vita. Speaking to Sony Computer Entertainment executive vice president Masayasu Ito, 4Gamer recently uncovered that there ...
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You can finally make a wishlist on the PSN Store

Wish away
Oct 23
// Vikki Blake
You can now create a wishlist on the PlayStation Store.  Right now the feature is limited to the website and app, which means you're unable to add to your list whilst browsing on your PS3 or PS4 console. Still -- it's a ...
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Indie wave, big third parties confirmed for PlayStation Experience

So far just indies detailed as playable
Oct 22
// Steven Hansen
Sony is hosting its own convention again this year. PlayStation Experience, moved from its inaugural Las Vegas home to the much more extravagant San Francisco (hooray, I don't have to go anywhere!), it takes place December 5 ...

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