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Escape Dead Island Release Date Announced

escape-dead-island Deep Silver have today announced the release date for their upcoming "third-person single-player survival mystery spin-off" Escape Dead Island. Although announced only quite recently, fans can expect to get their hands on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC title sooner than expected.

 

Sony DDOS Attacks affect Single Player, Simple Fix Found

metro-redux If you planned on playing a single player game this weekend, something like Metro Redux, you've probably found that you're not able to thanks to the DDOS attacks on Sony. Loading will lead you to a black screen. Thankfully, a simple fix has been found that'll mean you won't have to worry about that bothersome block any longer.

 

Sony Insider goes silent, was getting too much Attention

PlayStation-4-New-UI-FAKE A verified Sony insider who debunked the fake UI images released this weekend has had to delete his Reddit account after getting too much attention. The user was open about the problems Sony face, as well as the reason certain features had to be delayed, and the off-the-record style of talking about issues was a welcome breath of fresh air compared to the PR speak of the actual community managers. IWorkForSony has been behind a variety of news stories in…

 
 

PlayStation Plus Leaked, Includes Crysis 3, Road Not Taken

ps+-august leak Three games from this month's PlayStation Plus have leaked. It's not the big AAA games that some might have hoped for from August's lineup, but there's still some good titles there for those that don't already have them. The ad, which was published on the official PlayStation website, doesn't contain every single game, but since these are the ones Sony have chosen to "headline," it probably means this is the best that's coming.

 

Square Enix Announce Kingdom Hearts 2.5 Pre-order Incentive

KH_HD_2 Square Enix have today announced what you'll get if you pre-order Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX for the PS3. While stocks last, every pre-order will be upgraded to the limited edition, which contains a unique and "extremely rare" Disney pin badge featuring Sora and Mickey Mouse.

 

Lab Zero Games Looking to Bring Dualshock 3 to PS4

skullgirls Skullgirls developer Lab Zero Games are looking for somebody to help them develop a Dualshock 3 driver for PlayStation 4. It seems like Sony have allowed for developers to write drivers for "unsupported USB devices," presumably allowing for individual title support of things like Rockband instruments, however Lab Zero's Mike Z is hoping to bring back last-gen's controller for Skullgirls Encore.

 
 

Class of Heroes 2G physical copy only available for pre-order

CoH2G_PS3 coversheet_120x129 Listen up, video game collectors. Class of Heroes 2G is getting a limited physical release on the Playstation 3. Gaijinworks will end presale orders on July 27th 2014. The game will also be available on the PSN for $34.99 but if you want to trade, sell, or just put a copy of it on your shelf, then you're going to have to preorder it for $49.99 + $4.99 shipping (in the states).

 

Heavenly Sword Movie Available this September

Heavenly-Sword Heavenly Sword was one of the better games of the early PS3 days, even though it's painfully underappreciated. Like the Wii U today, it was put out as an example of first party ingenuity, and the general reaction (usually from people that hadn't and never would play it) was to laugh out loud. God of War?! With a woman?! Still, it was successful enough to get optioned as a movie, and then everybody forgot about it... until now.

 

Kingdom Hearts 2.5 Trailer shows off new Graphics

KingdomHearts2-Nightmare Christmas When it rains, it pours. Apparently Square Enix have realized there's a new Kingdom Hearts Remix coming out in the next few months, and that they ought to start advertising it. Our second trailer in less than a month, this one shows off some of the changes between the original, SD PS2 version of Kingdom Hearts 2 and the new HD PS3 outing. There's also a clip from Birth by Sleep.

 
 

PS4 Remote Now Works Wirelessly on PS3

dualshock-4 The Dualshock 4 is one of the most comfortable controllers going, which is why a fair few people were excited to find out that you were able to play PS3 games with it. Aside from a few titles, such as Grand Theft Auto V and Sly Cooper 4, almost every PS3 game supports it fully out of the box. There's only one downside: you had to have the remote plugged in via USB. That has now changed.