PlayStation EVO

PlayStation acquires EVO fighting game tournament, drops 2021 dates

March 19, 2021

Sony announced this morning that it has acquired the Evolution Championship Series, the biggest fighting game tournament in the world. Fans and contestants simply call it EVO. Sony Interactive Entertainment and RTS, an esports startup under Endeavour, have acquired the “assets and properties” of the EVO tournament. From today, all future EVO events become PlayStation […]

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Sony announces next-gen PlayStation VR headset coming to PS5

February 25, 2021

Most were not expecting Sony to announce a PS5 iteration of its PlayStation VR headset. Announce it they did though, via the official PlayStation blog. Sony confirmed that work is underway on a next-gen PlayStation VR headset for the PS5. The headset promises significant performance improvements on the current model. One of the most significant […]

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State of Play

Where to see tomorrow’s State of Play in Australian times

February 25, 2021

The latest PlayStation State of Play broadcast kicks off on Friday, February 26. But what time can you expect to see in your neck of the woods? See below for when you can see the new State of Play in Australian times.   NSW, VIC, TAS 9AM AEDT Viewers in NSW, VIC and TAS will […]

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart launching in June, drops brand new trailer

February 12, 2021

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has a release date. Insomniac’s latest will arrive June 11, 2021, according to a new post on the official PlayStation Blog. “When the evil Dr. Nefarious uses a device that can access alternate dimensions to find a galaxy where he always wins, Ratchet and Clank are separated,” the post reads. […]

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We now know what the PS5 UI looks like

October 16, 2020

One of the biggest remaining questions for Sony ahead of its next big console launch was “What does the PS5 UI look like?” Sony finally got around to answering it last night during the latest State of Play broadcast. Respect the classics Visually, the PS5 UI bears quite a few similarities to the PS4’s menu, […]

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The Last of Us Part II

The Last of Us Part II Has Been Delayed Indefinitely

April 3, 2020

The Last of Us Part II has been delayed indefinitely. The news, while unsurprising, still comes as a blow to fans staring down the barrel of a year spent in Covid-19 enforced isolation. The announcement came through from PlayStation earlier this morning: Update: SIE has made the difficult decision to delay the launch of The […]

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PS5 official website goes live. Is the reveal imminent?

February 5, 2020

The last few weeks have felt like an eternity for PlayStation fans awaiting news on the PS5. The anniversary of the now-famous PlayStation Meeting, the event that revealed the PS4, came and went without incident. With the console arriving in stores at the end of the year, fans were getting understandably restless. And then, this […]

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Gaming4Life bushfire appeal

PlayStation’s Gaming4Life charity stream donating to Aus bushfire appeal

January 31, 2020

The Sony Foundation Australia’s annual charity stream event, Gaming4Life, kicks off tomorrow, February 1. The focus of this year’s event is on raising money for the Australian bushfire appeal. Gaming4Life is an open call to Twitch streamers around the world to use their platform and audiences for good. The Sony Foundation works with participating streamers […]

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PlayStation will skip E3 for the second year in a row

January 13, 2020

PlayStation made headlines in 2019 when it announced it would bow out of the E3 Expo. E3 is the video game industry’s biggest event, a concentrated blast of marketing and hype that informs the future shape of the industry. Many wondered if PlayStation would return to E3 in 2020. Given that the launch of the […]

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Every trailer from today’s PlayStation State of Play

December 10, 2019

PlayStation have dropped the latest State of Play broadcast overnight. The broadcast, PlayStation’s first since October, covered PS4 and PSVR titles launching in 2020. So what was on the docket? Untitled Goose Game Untitled Goose Game by Melbourne developer House House will make its PlayStation 4 debut next week, December 17, just in time for […]

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The PlayStation 5 will launch “Holiday 2020”

October 9, 2019

Months of rampant corporate hints, internal leaks, wild fan speculation and educated media guesses have paid off. Sony have announced that the fifth iteration of their dominant home console will arrive in time for “Holiday 2020.” It also officially has a name: PlayStation 5. PlayStation 5 launches holiday 2020: #PS5 ‚ÄĒ PlayStation (@PlayStation) […]

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Spider-Man Remastered

Gamescom 2019: PlayStation acquires Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games

August 19, 2019

This one feels like it’s been a long time coming. Spider-Man and Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac Games have been acquired by Sony. The acquisition makes Insomniac a first-party PlayStation developer within Sony Worldwide Studios. Insomniac’s history with Sony goes back as far as the PlayStation 1. It’s a company responisble for numerous Sony exclusives […]

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Here are your free PlayStation Plus games for August

August 1, 2019

Another month, another bundle of kick-ass PS4 freebies from your buds at PlayStation. Following on from last month’s Horizon Chase Turbo and last-minute sub-in Detroit: Become Human, two new titles step up to the plate for August. Starting August 5, you’ll be jumping into WipEout Omega Collection and Sniper Elite 4. WipEout Omega Collection is […]

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PlayStation’s Winter Sale takes up to 60% off some of the PS4’s greatest games

July 26, 2019

PlayStation’s Winter Sale has begun, taking steep discounts — as much as 60% — off some of the PS4’s greatest and most popular games. If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that gamers love a discount. Everything from 2019 new releases to platform exclusives and must-haves have been discounted. Instant classics and platform […]

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E3 2019: Press conference times and where you can see them in Australia

June 4, 2019

E3 2019 is almost upon us. The year’s biggest storm of gaming news begins in earnest next week but the announcement-packed press conferences kick off as early as Friday morning Australian time. This year’s show promises to be a pivotal one, with two high profile changes to the lineup. The first change has to do […]

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What could be the selling points of the next generation of consoles?

December 15, 2018

We have, if you can believe, almost reached the end of the current generation of consoles, and with news of PlayStation pulling out of E3 in 2019 in rumoured preparation of a hardware announcement, speculation is mounting as to what the selling points could be for the next generation. 2019 is going to be an […]

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Chill out mates, Beau Ryan and PlayStation are gonna tell you how to #PlayItCool this summer

December 13, 2018

PlayStation Australia know that being a gamer in the summer is a bit rubbish. You have to have the windows open so its hard to see the TV during the day, which is no good. If you want to close the place up to create a little darkness, it means running the aircon while you […]

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai is stepping down

February 2, 2018

Sony Corporation CEO and giddy PlayStation fanboy Kaz Hirai is stepping down from his role as of April 1 according to a release on the official Sony newswire.

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Paul George reveals Sony PlayStation-themed Nike PG-2 sneakers

January 24, 2018

Paul George of Oklahoma City Thunder has found himself in the middle of a pretty unexpected fashion collabo, linking Nike Basketball and Sony PlayStation with the new all-new PG-2 “PlayStation” colourway. Designed after the gaming console’s DualShock 4 controller and signature PlayStation symbols, the shoe sports a futuristic look and has been heavily detailed by […]

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Put in for annual leave now: God of War launches on April 20

January 23, 2018

The all-new, all-different¬†God of War is coming to PS4 in just a few short months. Developed by PlayStation in-house developer Santa Monica Studios,¬†God of War presents¬†a very different Kratos to the gruff, combo-building brawler most players are familiar with. The new game sees Kratos tending to a young son, living a much more low-key life […]

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10 Things We’re Excited to See in the MediEvil Remaster (And 1 Thing We’re Not)

January 22, 2018

As has become tradition at Sony’s gaming conferences, CEO Shawn Layden presented 2017’s PlayStation Experience in a novelty shirt. While the design was kept hidden until the final moments of the presentation, the reveal brought with it a spectacular surprise – the return of Sir Daniel Fortesque, and the ‘re-resurrection’ of the beloved MediEvil franchise. […]

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Paris Games Week 2017: Sony says its got seven games to announce tomorrow

October 30, 2017

Paris Games Week kicks off bright any early tomorrow morning and Sony aren’t wasting any time. Tweeting that “E3 was only half the story,” the publisher is promising a barrage of announcements from their press conference.¬†

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Paris Games Week 2017: The Last of Us Part II gets a brutal new trailer

October 30, 2017

Sony have unveiled a brand new trailer for Naughty Dog’s upcoming¬†The Last of Us Part II during their Paris Games Week media conference. The trailer is curiously devoid of any appearance by series heroes Ellie or Joel, but does feature another popular Naughty Dog player. It is also not for the squeamish.

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Paris Games Week 2017: Every trailer from the PlayStation media conference

October 30, 2017

Christmas arrived a little early this year. PlayStation’s media conference kicked off Paris Games Week with a bang — some solid AAA trailers and a metric tonne of fabulous indie titles to look forward to. There’s a lot to cover so we’ve put every trailer Sony had to show off in one place just because […]

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EB Expo’s return to the Gold Coast is a successful one

October 10, 2017

This weekend saw the EB Expo return to its roots, overtaking the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre for the first time in five years. It was, by all accounts, a successful homecoming.

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New Playstation experience makes browsing your favourite content even easier

July 4, 2017

Sony has introduced a new, streamlined version of their content driven video experience on PlayStation 4, enabling users to discover and stream video content across the PlayStation Store and third party services. The new interface will allow browsing all in one place for new movies, television shows, live events and other content without having to […]

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Here are all the new PlayStation VR titles available for download today

June 30, 2017

The PlayStation VR lineup has been bolstered significantly this week, with the release of several new titles, including the Spider-Man: Homecoming VR Experience,¬†as well as DLC for brilliant¬†Farpoint. The¬†Farpoint Cryo Pack¬†expansion is the title’s first DLC, and is available for free. The pack includes two new planetary regions covered in snow and ice, as well […]

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July’s PlayStation Plus titles to include Until Dawn and new PlayLink title That’s You!

June 29, 2017

Sony has just announced the PlayStation Plus line up for July, including the critically acclaimed horror title¬†Until Dawn, and the newest game in the recently announced PlayLink range –¬†That’s You!¬†The PlayLink¬†game series is designed to be a fun multiplayer experience that can be enjoyed across PS4, smartphone or tablet. That’s You!¬†is a party quiz game […]

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Video Games Review: Wipeout Omega Collection (PS4, 2017) punches the nostalgia button but still can’t keep pace

June 15, 2017

The year was 1995, I was sifting through my Australian PlayStation Magazine demo discs after playing a couple of hours of Spyro the Dragon on my PlayStation, I decided I would finally give the ‚ÄėPlayStation Demo Disc‚Äô a good go! The disc came with the console at the time it launched, I just hadn‚Äôt had […]

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E3 2017: Hands On: Knack 2 (PS4, 2017)

June 15, 2017

Knack was one of those titles that never really connected with players when it launched alongside the PlayStation 4 in 2013. Its predecessor, Knack 2, aims to change that.

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