Tag Archives: Playstation 4

Patrick Lagana, Director of Marketing, Sony Interactive Australia talks to us about upcoming exclusive PlayStation titles, Australian growth, VR and PlayLink

Patrick Lagana joined Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia in 1999 and has been involved in the hardware launches of PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4 as well as having a hand in bringing Gran Turismo, Eye Toy, Singstar, God of War, Tekken and Crash Bandicoot to the market. Before our interview, Patrick broke the massive news  that between November 1st 2016 and October 31st 2017, Australian’s consumed 1 billion hours of entertainment across PlayStation consoles. He sat down to talk with us about future PlayStation exclusive games, PlayStation VR and Australian gamers.... Continue Reading

PlayStation introduces new PlayLink range with three new titles

Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia have announced three titles released as part of their new social-minded PlayLink range: Knowledge is Power, Hidden Agenda and SingStar Celebration. The PlayLink range, for those not yet up on the console’s new tech, allows players to put down their controllers and instead use tablet devices and smartphones that can now be paired with their TV and PS4 consoles to play in group environments.... Continue Reading

Win a copy of Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 1 and 2 on PS4 or Xbox One

Time for a trip in the way back machine! Atari Flashback Classics have arrived on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, bringing over 100 classic games from the legendary Atari 2600 to modern consoles. Better yet, they’ve all been updated for modern play with leaderboards, online multiplayer and more! And we want you to have a copy for your very own. Continue reading Win a copy of Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 1 and 2 on PS4 or Xbox One

Video Games Review: Micro Machines: World Series (PS4, 2017)

As we roll into the second half of the year, everyone has come down with a serious case of nostalgia. The remaster of Crash Bandicoot is selling out, Wipeout Omega collection has revived the fan favourite in 4K and Micro Machines: World Series is now available for PS4. But seeing things through nostalgia goggles is a dangerous proposition as Micro Machines has clearly proven.... Continue Reading

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

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.... Continue Reading

Video Games Review: The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – From the Gallows (PS4, 2017) pulls no punches

The time has arrived. Telltale’s ambitious third season of their critically acclaimed Walking Dead series has come to a close with From the Gallows. Question is, did it capitalise on its rising tension, fleshed out characters and bold new narrative?... Continue Reading

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

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 ‘PlayStation Demo Disc’ a good go! The disc came with the console at the time it launched, I just hadn’t had any real reason to pop it in the drive until now, the infamous PlayStation start up sound vibrated my TV and I was given the option of WipeOut, Destruction Derby and Total NBA (alongside that awesome T-Rex Dinosaur and Manta Ray 3D simulation video), of course I chose WipeOut!... Continue Reading

Video Game Review: The Surge (PS4, 2017) will be familiar to Souls fans but has a few tricks of its own

The Surge is a game that we’ve seen before. But despite taking combat elements from games like Dark Souls and Bloodborne, in addition to their world-building and narrative tropes, The Surge  finds room to stand on its own, paving the way for an action-RPG experience that is mostly successful. Continue reading Video Game Review: The Surge (PS4, 2017) will be familiar to Souls fans but has a few tricks of its own