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PlayStation announced that its next State of Play presentation will air at 3 p.m. PT on June 2. It’ll last for about 30 minutes and focus on third-party games and PlayStation VR2 titles. When announcing previous State of Play presentations, Sony has been very clear about what to expect in any of its specific showcases. So we can rule out any sort of first-party games like the God of War Ragnarok. The game was rated in South Korea yesterday, indicating that it could be released soon, however, it’s unlikely to appear in this upcoming showcase. So what can we expect?…

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We could be hearing more about God of War Ragnarok‘s release date soon. The game was rated by South Korea’s Game Rating and Administration Committee. According to the rating, the applicant is Sony Interactive Entertainment Korea and the game has been rated as 18+, suggesting that it will receive an M rating here in the West. When a game gets rated, it tends to signal that a release date is right around the corner. Last month, Sony Santa Monica director Cory Barlog released a video in which he says he wants to share footage of the game, but it’s not…

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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum finally has a release date. Daedalic Entertainment and Nacon confirmed during a hands-off preview event attended by Digital Trends that this unique Lord of the Rings game finally launches on September 1.  Daedalic Entertainment first announced The Lord of the Rings: Gollum in 2019, but the game was pushed back to 2022 when Nacon came on board as publisher. Thankfully, we won’t have to wait much longer for this adventure as it’s only a few months away. Since its announcement, the rights for Lord of the Rings games have gone up for sale,…

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As gamers debate whether Xbox Game Pass burnout is actually here, Sony is launching its own enhanced PlayStation Plus subscription service on PS4 and PS5. New higher PlayStation Plus tiers started rolling out in Asia on May 23 and will make their way to the rest of the world over the next month. Unfortunately, a couple of issues already seem to be plaguing PlayStation Plus Premium during its first days on the market. From how much people have to pay for the service to how the retro games themselves play, customers are running into a slew of problems with…

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Today, PlayStation shared the full list of PS1, PS2, PS4, and PS5 games that are part of the new games library for PlayStation Plus Premium and Extra subscribers as the service started to roll out in Asia. PlayStation Plus’ relaunch in North America is just around the corner, but Sony fans in Asia are getting a first look at these new models for Sony’s subscription service. On top of allowing members to play online and get two free games a month, PS Plus Premium and Extra contain a library of games similar to Xbox Game Pass. Today, we got a…

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Legends never die … even when those legends are obscure Polish 3D platformers. In the 3D platformer boom of the late 1990s and early 2000s, many new franchises emerged as developers looked to catch part of the hysteria started by games like Super Mario 64 and Crash Bandicoot. One such series was Kao the Kangaroo from Tate Interactive, an independent Polish game developer. The series starred a yellow kangaroo with boxing gloves who tries to save his family from an evil hunter. Particularly popular in Poland and other parts of Europe, Kao the Kangaroo got four games but eventually faded into…

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Congratulations! You’ve finally gotten your hands on an elusive PlayStation 5. However, you’ve probably got years’ worth of data saved on your PlayStation 4. What if you’re in the middle of your Ghost of Tsushima campaign and want to pick up where you left off on your brand new console? What if you were near the end of The Last of Us II but want to finish on PS5? Thankfully, both are possible. All you need to know is how to transfer data from your PS4 to PS5. Let’s dive into how to transfer your data and all the tools…

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Technology isn’t perfect, including our gaming systems. It’s always terrible to get really into a game, only to have it freeze right before you hit that checkpoint. Recently, it seems these problems have been amplified by the age of the system. These frustrating experiences happen to many PlayStation 4 users, and there’s a relatively simple way to fix them: A complete factory reset. Further reading How to factory reset your PS4A complete factory reset for the PlayStation 4 is a pretty straightforward process. This is usually done as a last resort to ensure the functionality of the system. Before factory…

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The Saints Row series is making its grand return after seven years. The Saints Row universe fully reset at the end of the Saints Row IV DLC Gat Out of Hell, so Volition’s next game is a full-on reboot of the series. After the underwhelming Agents of Mayhem, this reboot allowed the developer to redefine what a Saints Row game could be without the constraints of classic characters or settings. Unfortunately, that new vision is much more plain than I’d hoped despite the series’ expected madcap tone. While the results of this reimagining have the enjoyable and wacky Saints Row…

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When you think of the PlayStation 4, multiplayer games might not be the first thing that comes to mind. After all, the system is home to some of the best single-player adventures of the generation. But we’d be remiss if we skipped over the fantastic multiplayer games the system has to offer. Some of the most successful multiplayer games of all time are available on the PS4, from competitive shooters like Fortnite and Call of Duty: Warzone, to cooperative adventures like A Way Out, and tons of options in between. In this list, we’ll go through the absolute best multiplayer…

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