One week ago, the well-hidden section of the PlayStation 4’s online store where Sony and its partners sell PlayStation 2 games displayed more than 50 titles. Today, it lists just one item, a four-game bundle of Jak & Daxter PS2 adventures.
“Mission failed.” The text pops up on the screen over and over. I had seen it so many times I was ready to pull my hair out. It was the fall of 2003, and I had found my white whale, my Everest. I had three minutes to make it to the garage in Jak II, and I kept failing.
On December 6, a new theme will be made available for the PS4 that will have your modern console’s dashboard looking like something from a couple of generations back.
In last year’s Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age trailer, it looked like we’d be stuck with Vaan’s spray-on abdominals. But now it seems like we won’t. Thank goodness for that!
Shadow Of The Colossus was broken, unpolished, and incomplete, and the upcoming remake shouldn’t try to fix that.
The action role-playing game series .hack//G.U. will be reborn as an HD remaster for the PlayStation 4 called .hack//G.U. Last Record.
Has a song ever made you buy a video game? I might have never picked up Nippon Ichi Software’s 2003 tactics RPG Disgaea: Hour of Darkness if not for the punk rock tune Atlus decided to use for the U.S. translation.
Star Ocean: Til the End of Time arrives on North American PS4 on May 23. It’s the same game as the 2004 original, only the jaggies have been cleaned up through the PS4's HD emulator and it’s got trophy support. It’ll be available to download via the PlayStation Store for $20.99.
You might remember that the Watchmen movie was accompanied by a video game tie-in. It was called Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, and it was terrible. But Warner Bros. Interactive was apparently also pitched on a number of other possibilities, including one from the developers who worked on 2002's The Mark of Kri.
It’s the best-selling home video game console of all time. So yeah, the PlayStation 2 has some good games. But which of them are the best?
Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance first appeared on the PS2 fifteen years ago today! Celebrate by watching Tony Jay voice a giant eyeball with tentacles and reliving the glory of one of the best Diablo clones available on console of all time.
I was young when I saw the not-at-all good 1990 adaptation of Lord of the Flies, but the scene where Piggy dies is still etched into my memory. It’s the first time I can remember seeing kids kill other kids on screen.
Japanese game magazine Famitsu is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the publication polled readers, asking them which games were most memorable on consoles ranging from the Famicom to the PS4.
While we get little snippets here and there, for most outsiders, our knowledge of how a video game is actually made is fairly limited. Especially when it comes to how long it takes to make one.
Looks like the HD version of GTA San Andreas has been blown out of the water. Thanks, mods!
The Aku Aku Mask’s looking great on this heavily modified Playstation 2.
When Sony announced last month that the PS2 game Dark Cloud would be coming to PlayStation 4, the immediate reaction from most readers was to ask when Dark Cloud 2 is coming. Now we have an answer: January 19.
ICO, a game that is as barren as they come, offers a small piece of solace when you reach a save point and a piece of music called Heal kicks in.
Let’s take a look at video games’ favorite scene from the Star Wars series: the battle of Hoth. Developers have been trying for over 30 years to get it right.