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Behind the Wheel with Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled

Posted by on Feb 04, 2019

Like bringing in a reliable old vehicle to the shop, Nitro-Fueled’s stunning new coat of paint immediately captures the eye.

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for January 29, 2019

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019

Next week, Square Enix hands over the keys to the kingdom. In this case, “key” means Keyblade and “the kingdom” is none other than Kingdom Hearts III. That’s right, the wait to continue the tale of Sora and his Disney pals is almost over.

Keeping with the series’ beloved tradition, Kingdom Hearts III transports players to iconic Disney worlds like Toy Story, Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more. Beyond the worlds themselves, colorful cameos from favorites like Wreck-it Ralph inject added variety into the fight against darkness.

Read on to discover more games coming to PlayStation next week.

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for January 22, 2019

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019

Party like it’s 1998! Unfortunately, in this case it’s Leon S. Kennedy’s welcome party to the Raccoon City Police Department, and it was canceled on account of zombies. The long-awaited Resident Evil 2 remake shambles onto PS4 next weekend, set in the late ’90s just like the original PlayStation release.

Capcom announced the Resident Evil 2 remake way back in 2015, sparking years of anticipation with horror fans. The new take on the survival horror classic swaps the fixed camera angles of the original with a modern, over-the-shoulder camera evocative of the beloved Resident Evil 4. Now that the game is finally here… are you truly prepared to return to Raccoon City?

Catch up on the rest of next week’s releases coming to PlayStation below!

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PlayStation’s Most Wanted: 9 Releases to Watch for in Early 2019

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019

If you thought 2018 was a great year for games, hooo boy! We’re just days into 2019, and it’s starting with a bang. From the zombie-infested police station of Resident Evil 2 to ancient Japanese villages teeming with lethal swordsmen in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice — these are some of our most-anticipated games of Q1 2019 (January through March).

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Editors’ Choice 2018: Why Red Dead Redemption 2 is One of 2018’s Best Games

Posted by on Jan 02, 2019

Video game prequels are tricky. These games are tasked with simultaneously advancing the gameplay experience while rewinding the narrative. Sometimes we get gameplay mechanics that don’t gel within the world established by the original, or new stories that are about as impactful as dynamite without a fuse.

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Editors’ Choice: Why Marvel’s Spider-Man is One of 2018’s Best Games

Posted by on Dec 24, 2018

Swinging from webs in Marvel’s Spider-Man is intuitive and freeing. Simply holding the R2-button turns every movement into a ballet of blue and red. If you can imagine a complex, death-defying route between skyscrapers or across rooftops, you can execute it with finesse.

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Editors’ Choice: Why Spyro Reignited Trilogy is One of 2018’s Best Games

Posted by on Dec 22, 2018

Spyro has charged back into our lives, horns first! PlayStation has a rich history with the lovable purple dragon, and returning to his original adventures is a whimsical homecoming. This remastered trilogy is much more than an upscaled nostalgia trip thanks to how well the timeless formula of the originals has aged.

Spyro the Dragon was a pioneering game in the fledgling years of 3D platformers. Original developer Insomniac Games captivated players with liberating, exploration-friendly gameplay. Climbing up to a stage’s high point and gliding to collect far off gems was a magical revelation back in 1998, and that formula has aged beautifully thanks to the wizards at Toys For Bob.

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