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The Playstation is the console of choice for Naughty Dog games, weebs, and anybody who enjoys High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection screwing up their Twitch streams. Sony is famous for dodgy ads, trolling its competition and wild claims during their press conferences. We miss the days of Emotion Engine, Cell Processor, and funny gags from Sony like that PS2 games will look like Toy Story rendered in real time. The Playstation 4 started out as the best console to experience Playstation 3 remasters on, but now has developed a pretty good library of exclusive games of its own.

March 30, 2021

Sony have confirmed that the Playstation Store will be going down for new purchases for PS3, PS Vita and PSP. If you're still after some of the games you can only get via these stores, you've got until July 2nd for PS3/PSP, and August 27 for Vita.

March 26, 2021

The next patch of PlayStation's Play At Home games are dropping later today! Anything you're keen to give a go?

March 24, 2021

The hottest rumour going around that Sony are shutting down the Playstation Store for PS3, PSP and PS Vita. If this is true, this means that a tonne of great, download only, games will no longer be accessible. Thoughts?

March 18, 2021

From next week, you'll be able to claim a heap of free Playstation games as part of the Play At Home campaign, with Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition being April's free game!

March 4, 2021

YAKUZA LIKE A DRAGON | SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

Yakuza Like a Dragon is finally out on Playstation 5! If you've been waiting to play it or if you're wondering if it's worth getting into, let our review help convince you!

March 3, 2021

Ratchet & Clank™

As part of the Play At Home campaign, Ratchet & Clank is now free on PS4! You won't need a Playstation Plus sub to grab it either.

February 24, 2021

It's been a while since we've heard anything out of Sony, so this upcoming State of Play should (hopefully) have some cool announcements and updates. It's happening on Friday (Feb 26) at 9AM AEDT for us. What are you wanting to hear more about?

February 9, 2021

We're coming up to three months of next gen hardware, and if you own either an Xbox Series or Playstation 5, we're curious: how are you finding them so far?

January 28, 2021

February's Playstation Plus offerings look pretty decent! Aside from Destruction All Stars finally getting a release, Control and Concrete Genie join the offerings!

December 24, 2020

2020 was not a great year, but you’re probably well aware of that. It was a year that many of us struggled to get through, and saw the world adapting to a new normal in record breaking time. For us here at New Game Plus, we were unable to film out of our studio space at RMIT due to the pandemic. However, thanks to the ingenuity of our team, we were able to quickly and easily adapt the show to work recording from our homes. Up until we’d filmed our Game of the Year episode, we hadn’t filmed a television show in the same space together in over 9 months.  Even amongst the un...

November 11, 2020

Wrestling promotion All Elite Wrestling has announced its first foray into the world of videogames, detailing  their upcoming game in a press conference today. Partnering with Yuke’s, former developers of WWE’s  Smackdown line of games, the new title is slated to launch on current and next-gen consoles alongside mobile titles AEW Elite General Manager and AEW Casino: Double Or Nothing, branded after the annual AEW pay per view event.  “When I signed my contract, I told (AEW founder Tony) Khan I want to give wrestling fans the game they  want, the game they deserve,” said AEW Execu...

October 19, 2020

Dermie and Jason talk about something sportsball TV coverage gets away with that videogames wouldn’t, the new Monster Hunter movie, Sega’s 60th anniversary giveaways, PlayStation 5 and Xbo...

October 11, 2020

This week in News Game Plus Dermie and Jason analyse the PlayStation 5 tear-down video, cloud gaming, Sony’s sales plans, plus heaps more Sony and Microsoft console news. #newsgameplusThe post N...

September 29, 2020

Dermie and Jason analyse the week’s big gaming news: What is behind the push for higher videogame prices? And who will really pay? Why did Microsoft pay 7.5 BILLION dollars for Bethesda? Is the ...

August 10, 2020

Dermie and Jason bring you the big gaming news: – Blizzard, tech and unionising – Spider man and the Avengers – PS4 controllers will not work with PS5 games – Halo Infinite ...

July 30, 2020

Dermie and Jason talk Karens, Gaben chooses Xbox over PS5, the Playstation 5 sides can be removed, a white Xbox Series something controller has been photographed in the wild, Dermie misses his Amiga, ...

December 24, 2019

2019 has been a hell of a year, capping off a stellar decade for gaming. To give you an idea as to how big this year was, we had two tied entries when compiling our list of 2019’s best games! With a new decade and generation on the horizon, here’s our list of the Top 5 Games of 2019, and some great last-minute Christmas gifts or Boxing Day ideas! 5. TETRIS 99 Available on Nintendo Switch (Requires Nintendo Switch Online) Tetris 99 was a game that came out of nowhere. It was announced and released shortly after a bumper Nintendo Direct back in February (which announced another of...

December 17, 2019

The second edition of CouchWarriors Crossup, our end-of-year Mini-Major, was held December 14th at Bayview on the Park in Melbourne. Here’s a summary of the results in every game and how the top...

December 13, 2019

There’s always a major announcement or three at The Game Awards, but Microsoft may have upped the ante with a full-on system reveal. The console previously known as Project Scarlett is now officially called the Xbox System X, and we got a look at its unusual design. Microsoft is still touting this as the most powerful console they’ve ever built, and even gave a quick look at its controller. It looks similar enough to the Xbox One controller, but with the much-needed and welcomed addition of a Share button. No further details about the console were revealed, except that it’ll...

October 9, 2019

While 2019 has been a quiet year for Sony, 2020 is set to be enormous, with the company announcing the first major details of its upcoming next-generation console: Playstation 5, which will be releasing sometime next year. While the bulk of the announcement was announced via Wired (which also had the initial details of Sony’s next-gen efforts), Sony’s Playstation Blog also shares a few additional details, mostly regarding the still unnamed controller, which may or may not be called the DualShock 5. The first detail is that rumble is gone from the controller, which will be replaced...

August 29, 2019

It’s been a long time since Sega announced the future of the Yakuza series and how it’ll be lead by a brand new protagonist. After a few well received spinoffs and remakes, Sega are finally read to return to the world of Yakuza proper with the announcement of Yakuza 7: The Whereabouts of Light & Darkness, formerly known as Shin Yakuza. The game, releasing in 2020 on PS4 (first in Japan in January, later in the West) stars Ichiban Kasuga, and won’t be taking place in Kamuorocho, the virtual recreation of Tokyo’s Kabukicho district. Instead, it’ll be set in a ficti...

August 13, 2019

It’s been a good year for video game soundtracks coming to streaming platforms. Capcom kicked things off with a great selection of music, and adding their most recent works as the year went on. Konami also got in on this, re-releasing a heap of Castlevania tunes. Square-Enix properly joined up around E3 time with a glut of Final Fantasy soundtracks, so it’s great to see the next publisher joining the streaming music revolution is Bandai Namco! Earlier today, eagle-eyed Spotify users noticed official pages for the company, with several Tekken soundtracks avaialble for streaming. We...

August 6, 2019

With the annual sports franchises gearing up to release their 2019 iterations over the next few months, one of the last holdouts for announcement has been 2K’s annual WWE franchise. After taking the franchise in some interesting new directions in last years iteration, 2K has announced WWE 2K20, releasing on October 22nd on PS4, Xbox One & PC. The publisher also confirmed the franchise will continue to explore new directions and push further in some other areas, whilst also delivering on some much-requested features and content. The brunt of the single-player content will focus around i...

July 16, 2019

In what’s been a burgeoning period for the state, the South Australian government has annouced that Sony Interactive Entertainment will be opening an office in Adelaide. The new office will establish 32 new engineering roles, with no indication whether this will bolster local infrastucture or the greater Playstation line of products. What’s helped to attract Sony to South Australia has been the Economic and Business Growth fund created by Premier Steven Marshall’s Liberal Government, which will be providing $480,000 AUD to Sony to establish the office. “South Australia is ...

July 8, 2019

The Sega Saturn was released in Australia on this day July 8th way back in 1995. Arcades were still a big deal, even if they were in their last few glory years, and Sega was dominating. Games from Sega AM Departments like Virtua Fighter, Daytona, Virtua Cop and Sega Rally were swallowing money at Timezone like a bank during the Global Financial Crisis. Every time my lunch break ended I’d stare back into the arcade and wish there was a way to play those awesome games at home. And then there was. The Sega Saturn. It was big and black and beautiful. Virtua Fighter 2 with fighting sticks, V...

June 28, 2019

With a brand new expansion releasing next week and an exciting future ahead of it, Sony Pictures Television has announced that they are partnering with Square-Enix to develop a TV show based on the popular MMO Final Fantasy XIV. Heading up the production work will be Hivemind Productions, whose work you may have seen in Amazon’s The Expanse and the upcoming Netflix adaptation of The Witcher. While no specific plot for the TV show has been announced, the show will be set in the world of Eorzea, which blends traditional fantasy and magic, with an undercurrent of technology, and its charac...

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