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Far Cry 5's Vietnam-themed Hours of Darkness DLC gets a June release date

Far Cry 5’s first bit of post-launch DLC, Hours of Darkness, will be coming to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on June 5th, Ubisoft has announced.Hours of Darkness is the first of three rather bizarrely themed bits of DLC planned for Ubisoft’s enormously successful open-world shooter, and sees Far…

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God of War Surpasses 5 Million Units in a Month

King Kratos.God of War is a smash hit of the highest magnitude. Following on from the title’s impressive launch, where it sold 3.1 million units in just three days, PlayStation chief John Kodera has revealed that its numbers have now surpassed five million units in its first month on sale. To put this into perspective, it’s already more or less matched God of War III’s lifetime total, which was the franchise’s commercial high-point previously. Similarly, it took Horizon: Zero Dawn a year to achieve sales in the region of 7.6 million.It’s clear that the success of the PlayStation 4 is helping Sony’s…

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A PSX 2017 Prop Nearly Gave Away a Late Game Secret in God of War

You are not ready.The third video in the God of War director’s commentary series is here, and before we go any further, beware: the video shows footage from well into the game, and concerns a story moment you won’t want spoiled. So, spoilers!Cory Barlog is back to speak about a pivotal moment in Santa Monica’s latest, and as usual, it’s a great insight. We’re not going to delve into the video too much, but Barlog does recount a great anecdote about a replica necklace shown at PSX 2017 that could’ve ruined something you don’t find out until very far into…

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Guide: The Best PSone Games We Want on a PlayStation Classic Mini

The king’s classics.There’s no doubting that the PSone is one of the greatest video game consoles of all time. The plethora of brand new IP, quality RPGs, and game-changing releases that landed on Sony’s debut PlayStation is arguably unmatched by any system that came before it or followed up on its success.Read the full article on pushsquare.com

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Wolfenstein 2 deliberately caters to speedrunners, and Bungie hires them

Apparently speedrunning – racing to finish a game as fast as possible – is quite popular. Of course it is – where have you been? Haven’t you heard of the charity speedrunning marathons Games Done Quick?Speedrunning involves not only knowing every nook and cranny of a game but also how…

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Long Awaited RPG Rainbow Skies Finally Hits PS4, PS3, Vita Next Month

Look to the skies.Bloody hell, that took a while didn’t it? Rainbow Skies — sequel to much loved PlayStation 3, Vita, and PlayStation 4 title Rainbow Moon — finally has a release date. We first heard about Rainbow Skies all the way back in 2013. Back then, it was set to launch on PS3 and Vita in 2014. Crazy.Ever since, the game’s been in and out of the news cycle. It was scheduled for 2014, 2015, and then 2016 before it went dark. Last year, it was pegged with a tentative 2018 window, and the good news is that the…

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Review: Everspace: Galactic Edition (PS4)

Spaced out.Everspace is a roguelike space exploration game from small independent developer Rockfish Games. You begin your adventure as the pilot of a spaceship on a journey of self-discovery, as you have lost all your memories (except your flying skills). On your way you’ll explore various space environments and meet many different aliens that will either aid or hinder you on your quest.Everspace is a very interesting game, as it allows you to play in either first person with a view from inside the cockpit, or third person with a view of your entire ship. Each perspective feels very different…

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Sony Is Thinking About a PSone Classic Console

Yes please.SNK announced recently that it would be producing a NeoGeo Classic Edition to celebrate its 40th anniversary, and rumours are rife regarding a potential Nintendo 64 Classic Mini. These micro-consoles have proven to be vastly popular, and naturally, we’ve pondered whether Sony would ever produce an equivalent for the PSone. According to John Kodera, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, it’s not entirely out of the question.Speaking with Mantan Web, Kodera stated that such a console has been considered before. “Our company is always digging up past assets. I think there are various ways to do (a classic console). There…

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Guide: 19 Things We Wish We Knew Before Starting Dark Souls Remastered

Git gud.In case you haven’t heard it countless times already, Dark Souls is hard. That doesn’t change no matter how many times you hear the phrase “git gud”. You can rest assured though that it is achievable, and that a lot of the frustration and difficulty stems from you being, pardon our pun, left in the dark.By that, we mean that a bunch of systems integral to the experience aren’t explained at all. So in this guide, we’re going to walk you through a bunch of things we wish we’d known before we started. Basically, we’ve made all of the…

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Detroit: Become Human is a different kind of tech showcase

As big budget triple-A games fixate increasingly on delivering larger, more complex open worlds, we’re left wondering – what if all that power was concentrated instead into smaller scale environments with a focus on extreme detail? That’s exactly the approach we see with Detroit: Become Human, with developer Quantic Dream…

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