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Hands On with Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is showing a lot of promise. My recent hands-on time with an early build of the game pointed to a more confident, more polished follow-up to 2014’s subversive hit Wolfenstein: The New Order… which still stands as one of the best story-driven shooters on PS4, by the way.

With Wolfenstein: The New Colossus, developer MachineGames is shifting the fight overseas to a Nazi-occupied “United States of Amerika.”

The themes are heavy, and MachineGames doesn’t pull any punches in its depiction of this dark alternate history — though the studio wisely punctuates the tension with moments of shocking humor, such as the infamous milkshake scene shown at E3.

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Skyrim for PlayStation VR is a Frighteningly Empowering Experience

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017

Announced during the PlayStation Media Showcase at E3 2017, Bethesda’s sprawling milestone RPG The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is coming to PlayStation VR. This isn’t an add-on experience or a demo intended to showcase the potential of the hardware — this is the full Skyrim experience in its entirety, including all of its well-received post-release content.

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The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Sends You Back to Vvardenfell Today

Posted by on Jun 06, 2017

Millions of players have spent countless hours exploring the dark corners and grand cities of The Elder Scrolls Online since its original launch on PlayStation 4 in 2015, and today, The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind launches globally. This new Chapter in The Elder Scrolls Online saga introduces a massive new area to explore, a new character class: the Warden, a new small-scale, fast-paced PvP mode with Battlegrounds, a new 12-player Trial in the Halls of Fabrication, and more than 30 hours of quests and exciting story content.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind is the biggest addition to The Elder Scrolls Online yet and redefines the traditional MMO expansion by delivering vast new content and features that are equally accessible and fun for both existing and new ESO players.

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Doom: PS4 Open Beta Live Today, Weapons Guide

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016

Since the Doom open multiplayer beta runs on PS4 from April 15 to 17, it seemed smart to report the experiences I had during last month’s early access period that opened up for owners of (the excellent) Wolfenstein: The New Order on PS4.

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Fallout 4 Automatron Launching March 22nd on PS4

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016

Fallout 4’s first add-on, Automatron, is coming to PS4 on March 22nd, and we’re excited to let you preview the new content with an all-new trailer!

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Doom: Closed Beta Date

Posted by on Mar 09, 2016

Bloody. Brutal. And VERY fast. Doom’s multiplayer is not for the faint of heart. Will you be ready to step into the arena when the game launches on May 13 on PS4?

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Q&A: Dishonored Definitive Edition Blinks to PS4 Today

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015

Dishonored originally released on PS3 in 2012, offering a rich new world full of interesting characters that let players pretty much play however they wanted. Example: Placing a Spring Razor trap on a rat, possessing it, and then running it into a gaggle of guards. Flawless victory (unless you’re going for a Low Chaos, non-lethal playthrough).

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The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Comes to PS4 in Two Weeks

Posted by on May 28, 2015

We’re excited to welcome PS4 players to ESOTU in just two weeks. When we began development of the console version of the game, we knew we wanted it to feel like it was developed for the PS4, not just another port.

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