PlayStation Plus’ July Lineup Is The Weakest Yet

The summer months are typically slow for new game launches and the July PlayStation Plus offerings aren’t going to make the slog much better. In fact, this might be one of the worst months for the promotion to date. Continue reading “PlayStation Plus’ July Lineup Is The Weakest Yet”

Another Eight Games Marked Down To 20 Bucks As PlayStation Hits

If you’re looking to get in some cheap gaming over the summer, a collection of eight titles have now been added to the PlayStation Hits collection, each one going for 20 bucks. Continue reading “Another Eight Games Marked Down To 20 Bucks As PlayStation Hits”

May’s PlayStation Plus Games Include Overcooked, Edith Finch

May is upon us, which means it’s time to take a gander at the upcoming duo of games being offered through PlayStation Plus. If you’re not into frantic party games or atmospheric walking simulators, you might want to just mark your calendar for June 4 and cross your fingers for better luck next month. Continue reading “May’s PlayStation Plus Games Include Overcooked, Edith Finch”

CMA Investigating Nintendo, PS4, Xbox Auto-Renewal Function For Online Services

Nintendo Switch Online

The Competition and Markets Authority over in the United Kingdom is investigating Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft for their auto-renewal functionality for their online services, including the premium version of the Nintendo Network, PlayStation Network and PlayStation Now, as well as Xbox Live and the Xbox Game Pass. Continue reading “CMA Investigating Nintendo, PS4, Xbox Auto-Renewal Function For Online Services”

PlayStation Plus Offerings Shrink In March, But Include Modern Warfare And The Witness

It’s the dawning of a new era for PlayStation Plus subscribers, one that sees the service’s collection of monthly game giveaways drop by two-thirds. But, hey, PlayStation 4 fans are still getting Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered and The Witness in the States, so it’s not all bad news. Continue reading “PlayStation Plus Offerings Shrink In March, But Include Modern Warfare And The Witness”

PlayStation Plus January, 2019 Goes Live With Steep, Portal Knights, Zone Of The Enders

Zone of the Enders HD

Sony decided to start the new year with some okay games for once, as detailed over on the PlayStation Blog. While the PlayStation Plus subscriber community isn’t at all thrilled with the line-up, some of the games are captivating enough to warrant a playthrough. Continue reading “PlayStation Plus January, 2019 Goes Live With Steep, Portal Knights, Zone Of The Enders”

PlayStation Plus Games For December Get Hit With The Downvote Hammer

Onrush

Sony seems to be finding new ways to disappoint their fans and get gamers to hate them. Then again, the piss poor offerings of the PlayStation Plus line-up has been dreadful for years on end, so I suppose angering fans with a rather unceremonious smattering of six games for December is par the course at this point. Continue reading “PlayStation Plus Games For December Get Hit With The Downvote Hammer”

PlayStation Network Purchases Will Undergo Amusement Tax In Chicago

PlayStation Chicago Tax Hike

Starting November 14th, 2018 next week, all digital purchases through the PlayStation Network will incur an amusement tax for those living in the city of Chicago within the state of Illinois. This is being done to comply with the Chicago amusement tax authorization, which will affect all purchases and receipts made through the PlayStation Network, which will affect PlayStation Plus subscriptions, the PlayStation Now streaming service, PlayStation Vue, PlayStation Music, PlayStation Video On Demand, and the PlayStation Video Live Events. Continue reading “PlayStation Network Purchases Will Undergo Amusement Tax In Chicago”

PS Plus November Games Include Yakuza: Kiwami And Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition

Yakuza Kiwami

The PlayStation Plus November, 2018 games line-up isn’t all that bad. At least Sony seems to be taking into consideration that a large majority of their users are straight males who like action games. The offerings mostly seem to orient themselves around the kind of games that gamers actually enjoy. Continue reading “PS Plus November Games Include Yakuza: Kiwami And Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition”

PS Plus Games For June, 2018 Are Disastrously Forgettable

PS Plus June Games

With the exception of Firaxis’ XCOM 2 – which is an admittedly better game on PC by far than its console counterparts – there’s nothing noteworthy that Sony has set to roll out in June for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Continue reading “PS Plus Games For June, 2018 Are Disastrously Forgettable”

Sony Steps Up May’s PS Plus With Beyond: Two Souls, Rayman Legends

Beyond Two Souls

After years of giving gamers terrible games as part of the PlayStation Plus line-up, with a few decent titles sprinkled in every so often, Sony decided to finally give PlayStation Plus subscribers something partially decent for May with Quantic Dream’s PS4 remaster of the PS3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls,  along with the PS4 rendition of Ubisoft’s Rayman Legends. Continue reading “Sony Steps Up May’s PS Plus With Beyond: Two Souls, Rayman Legends”

PS4 Gamers Get Mad Max, Trackmania For PS Plus In April, While PS3 Owners Get Crap

PS Plus April 2018

Sony unveiled the PlayStation Plus subscription offerings for April, 2018. Gamers who own a PS Vita, PS3 or PS4 will have access to two games for each platform and six games in total. Continue reading “PS4 Gamers Get Mad Max, Trackmania For PS Plus In April, While PS3 Owners Get Crap”

Sony Desperately Tries To Win Brownie Points With Knack, Rime For PS Plus February, 2018 Offerings

PS Plus February 2018

Instead of the usual indie-fanfare that the PlayStation 4 has been flooded with over the last several years in the PS Plus line-up, Sony decided to try offering higher quality games in the form of the PS4 launch title Knack and the 3D platformer from Tequila Works, Rime, as the free games for February’s PS Plus line-up. Continue reading “Sony Desperately Tries To Win Brownie Points With Knack, Rime For PS Plus February, 2018 Offerings”