Latest PlayStation game reviews

Marvel's Spider-Man PS4 review: Catches thieves just like flies
4.5 stars Marvel's Spider-Man PS4 review: Catches thieves just like flies By Rik Henderson

PlayStation’s biggest PS4 exclusive since God of War is finally here and it’s every bit the game we’d hoped for.... Read more

Sony PS4 review: The entry-level PlayStation 4 with HDR thrills
4.0 stars Sony PS4 review: The entry-level PlayStation 4 with HDR thrills By Rik Henderson

Although the PS4 Pro gets most of the attention these days, with its 4K visuals, the slimmer, standard PlayStation 4 is a great starting point for anyone... Read more

God of War review: Stunning reinvention marks Kratos' triumphant return
5.0 stars God of War review: Stunning reinvention marks Kratos' triumphant return By Rik Henderson

When the original God of War was released 13 years ago for the PlayStation 2 it successfully combined fast-paced, combo-based combat with excellent platforming... Read more

Sony PS4 Pro review: 4K HDR gaming for PlayStation fans
4.5 stars Sony PS4 Pro review: 4K HDR gaming for PlayStation fans By Rik Henderson

Although Microsoft makes a song and dance about its powerful Xbox One X console, and justifiably so, it was Sony that beat its main rival to the 4K punch,... Read more

Gran Turismo Sport review: Still the best racer going?
4.0 stars Gran Turismo Sport review: Still the best racer going? By Steve Boxer

Any new instalment of Gran Turismo is a major occasion for those who own a PlayStation. Apart from anything else, these games don't come along very often.Kazunori... Read more

Shadow of the Colossus preview: PS4 remaster that is almost an entirely new game
Shadow of the Colossus preview: PS4 remaster that is almost an entirely new game By Rik Henderson

We fully understand why so many remastered games are appearing for PS4 and other modern consoles, after all there are large, new audiences who never played... Read more

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy review: Short but oh so sweet
4.5 stars Uncharted: The Lost Legacy review: Short but oh so sweet By Rik Henderson

Not only was Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End a superb and fitting end to the adventures of Nathan Drake, it seemed to be an end to the series full stop.The... Read more

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy review: The PlayStation mascot’s triumphant homecoming
4.5 stars Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy review: The PlayStation mascot’s triumphant homecoming By Dom Peppiatt

The N. Sane Collection is exactly how you should do a remaster: it's three full Crash Bandicoot games, all lovingly redone, with no corners cut.This isn't... Read more

Horizon Zero Dawn review: The best-looking game on PS4 by far
5.0 stars Horizon Zero Dawn review: The best-looking game on PS4 by far By Rik Henderson

There is something hugely satisfying in booting up an all-new intellectual property in gaming, not least one that has been subject to a fierce hype machine... Read more

The Last Guardian review: Well worth the wait
4.5 stars The Last Guardian review: Well worth the wait By Rik Henderson

There are few games that have been as hyped as The Last Guardian over the years. The spiritual follow-up to Ico and Shadow of the Colossus has been in... Read more

Uncharted 4 A Thief's End review: Going out with a bang
5.0 stars Uncharted 4 A Thief's End review: Going out with a bang By Rik Henderson

Can you imagine a child patiently waiting for Christmas Day only to be told it's being moved to 23 February? Then again to 16 March? Well, that's how we... Read more

Uncharted 4 A Thief's End multiplayer preview: Online PS4 battles with extra kick
Uncharted 4 A Thief's End multiplayer preview: Online PS4 battles with extra kick By Rik Henderson

Uncharted 4 might not be around to bolster the PS4's appeal this Christmas, but the fact that it follows in March next year will be good enough. Especially... Read more

DriveClub on PlayStation VR preview: The future of driving games, full stop
DriveClub on PlayStation VR preview: The future of driving games, full stop By Rik Henderson

It's unbelievable to think that whenever we've experience virtual reality gaming in the past that it's never really occurred to us that driving games would... Read more

Nyko Data Bank and Type Pad could dramatically improve your PS4 (eyes-on)
Nyko Data Bank and Type Pad could dramatically improve your PS4 (eyes-on) By Elyse Betters

Gaming accessory maker Nyko is at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, where it has unveiled new devices for PlayStation 4. Although we didn't get a chance to fully... Read more

Wow, just wow! PS4 20th Anniversary Edition unboxing and hands-on
Wow, just wow! PS4 20th Anniversary Edition unboxing and hands-on By Rik Henderson

It might have been sold out in the US, but the limited PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition went on sale for the first time in the UK today and we managed... Read more

Grand Theft Auto 5 review: Bona fide thrill ride on PS4 and Xbox One
5.0 stars Grand Theft Auto 5 review: Bona fide thrill ride on PS4 and Xbox One By Mike Lowe

Grand Theft Auto 5 caused a stir when it was released more than a year ago, a stir that's all the more frenzied in its new-gen incarnation on PlayStation... Read more

LittleBigPlanet 3 review: Dapper new threads
4.5 stars LittleBigPlanet 3 review: Dapper new threads By Mike Lowe

In a year when gaming has revolved around shooting aliens, shanking zombies, and slaying dragons, there's something wonderfully refreshing about playing... Read more

Sony PlayStation TV review: For the gamers
3.5 stars Sony PlayStation TV review: For the gamers By Rik Henderson

We've been waiting for the UK release of Sony's microconsole for quite a while. It was hinted that the PS Vita TV might make its way to regions outside... Read more

DriveClub review
4.0 stars DriveClub review By Steve Boxer

No self-respecting console can truly be said to have arrived until it gets that exclusive racing game. Everybody loves showing the world how they could... Read more

DriveClub preview: Finding out exactly why Sony delayed its next-gen Forza rival
DriveClub preview: Finding out exactly why Sony delayed its next-gen Forza rival By Rik Henderson

It might have been a very early build, but when we saw DriveClub at last year's E3 videogames trade show, we have to admit we were underwhelmed. In another... Read more

Little Big Planet 3 gameplay preview: PS4 sequel focuses on multiplayer
Little Big Planet 3 gameplay preview: PS4 sequel focuses on multiplayer By Mike Lowe

We've always been big fans of Little Big Planet, so the E3 gaming expo announcement that it's coming to PS4 this Christmas in the form of Little Big Planet... Read more

The Order: 1886 preview: A PS4 gameplay journey through an alternative Victorian Britain
The Order: 1886 preview: A PS4 gameplay journey through an alternative Victorian Britain By Rik Henderson

It came as quite a shock to find out that a playable level of The Order: 1886 was available to us at E3 2014. Having been delayed, it looked like the game... Read more

Hands-on: PlayStation TV review
Hands-on: PlayStation TV review By Rik Henderson

During Sony's E3 2014 press conference, the company announced the latest addition to its hardware line-up, the PlayStation TV.Already available in Japan,... Read more

Hands-on: Sony PlayStation VR review: We dive into the deep with Sony's Project Morpheus
Hands-on: Sony PlayStation VR review: We dive into the deep with Sony's Project Morpheus By Stuart Miles

When you say virtual reality to people, they usually say one of two things: if they are old enough, they talk of fond memories of watching The Lawnmower... Read more

Sony PS Vita Slim review
4.0 stars Sony PS Vita Slim review By Stuart Miles

With smartphone and tablet gaming becoming so dominant in the world of casual gaming is there still room for a dedicated handheld gaming console? Sony... Read more

Hands-on: PS Vita Slim review
Hands-on: PS Vita Slim review By Stuart Miles

The PS Vita Slim is a new version of the PlayStation Vita. Pocket-lint managed to get some hands-on time with the new handheld console ahead of working... Read more

PlayStation Now hands-on: The future of gaming, the death of the console as we know it?
PlayStation Now hands-on: The future of gaming, the death of the console as we know it? By Mike Lowe

Welcome to the modern world. Gone are the days when popping to Blockbuster to grab a DVD was commonplace Friday night practice. Indeed disc-based formats... Read more

Gran Turismo 6 review
4.5 stars Gran Turismo 6 review By Rik Henderson

There was some trepidation about the release of a new Gran Turismo game. The fifth title in the series was, frankly, dull and that put a lot of pressure... Read more

Killzone: Shadow Fall review
4.0 stars Killzone: Shadow Fall review By Rik Henderson

The Killzone series has been important to Sony and its PlayStation line. The first arrived on PlayStation 2, almost as an answer to Microsoft and Bungie’s... Read more

Sony PS4 hands-on video review
Sony PS4 hands-on video review By Ian Morris

The US launch for the PS4 is now upon us, the console launches tomorrow in the US, and at the end of the month in the UK. With that in mind, we went to... Read more

Hands-on video: PS4 Remote Play explored
Hands-on video: PS4 Remote Play explored By Stuart Miles

One of the key features of the PS4 is that you can play games on it using the PS Vita. Sony hopes the feature will appeal to gamers keen to carry on playing... Read more

PS4 user interface explored: Hands-on with a simple, speedy experience
PS4 user interface explored: Hands-on with a simple, speedy experience By Stuart Miles

Forget the games, forget the hype, one of the main features of any games console is the user interface that underpins it all. After all, it's probably... Read more

Sony PS4 hands-on pictures and video
Sony PS4 hands-on pictures and video By Ian Morris

We'll be 100 per cent honest, this is not a real PS4 you're looking at. It's an empty shell - well, nearly - that is used by magazines and websites to... Read more

FIFA 14 Xbox One, PS4 preview
FIFA 14 Xbox One, PS4 preview By Rik Henderson

A couple of weeks ago, thanks to a hands-on session at EA's UK office, Pocket-lint played a 65 per cent finished build of the Xbox 360 version of FIFA... Read more

Infamous: Second Son gameplay preview: Eyes-on Sony PS4 title
Infamous: Second Son gameplay preview: Eyes-on Sony PS4 title By Mike Lowe

One of Sony's Playstation 4 big hitters looks set to be the exclusive Infamous: Second Son title, due out in 2014. Ahead of release Pocket-lint got to... Read more

Knack preview: First play of Playstation 4 exclusive title
Knack preview: First play of Playstation 4 exclusive title By Mike Lowe

When Sony announced the Playstation 4 earlier this year it also unveiled Knack, a 3D platform game that, in truth, we weren't convinced looked all too... Read more

Beyond: Two Souls preview: First play of Quantic Dream title on PS3
Beyond: Two Souls preview: First play of Quantic Dream title on PS3 By Mike Lowe

The boundary between movies and games is ever-blurring. Quantic Dream's Playstation 3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls is testament to that. Pocket-lint played... Read more

Hands-on: Sony PS4 review, our first impressions from E3 2013
Hands-on: Sony PS4 review, our first impressions from E3 2013 By Stuart Miles

Sony has now fully revealed the PlayStation 4, and with it placed a strong emphasis on the gaming aspects of the next-gen console.Over the course of E3,... Read more

DriveClub PS4 preview and screens
DriveClub PS4 preview and screens By Rik Henderson

When Sony announced the PlayStation 4 in February, one of the games highlighted during its showcase was DriveClub, a new racing game built around an interesting... Read more

Sony PS4 pictures and eyes-on
Sony PS4 pictures and eyes-on By Stuart Miles

Sony has revealed its next-generation console at E3 2013, the actual box and all, and Pocket-lint has managed to get up close to the PS4 to see what it... Read more

Hands-on: The Last of Us preview: Two cities explored in the hottest PS3 game of the year
Hands-on: The Last of Us preview: Two cities explored in the hottest PS3 game of the year By Stuart Miles

The Last of Us is the latest PS3 exclusive game from Naughty Dog, the creators of the Uncharted series. It tells the story of Joel, a hardened man who... Read more

God of War: Ascension
4.0 stars God of War: Ascension By Hunter Skipworth

God of War is a game about getting angry. It tasks you with laying waste to anyone in Ancient Greece, god, man or monster, who has done so much as even... Read more

Sony PS3 slim
4.5 stars Sony PS3 slim By Ian Morris

The PS3 is dead, long live the PS4. Except the PS3 is so far from dead it's almost ridiculous. For one thing, there is a persistent rumour that when the... Read more

Garnet Red superslim PS3 pictures and hands-on
Garnet Red superslim PS3 pictures and hands-on By Rik Henderson

As Sony Computer Entertainment gears up to unveil the next generation of PlayStation, it is also doing some rather interesting things with the current.... Read more

PS3 Wonderbook: Book of Spells
4.0 stars PS3 Wonderbook: Book of Spells By Rik Henderson

We have to be honest, when we first clapped eyes on the new official accessory for the Sony PlayStation 3, the Wonderbook, at E3 in June we weren’t immediately... Read more

PlayStation Wonderbook pictures and hands-on
PlayStation Wonderbook pictures and hands-on By Rik Henderson

One of the weirdest and relatively surprising launches at this year's E3 videogames convention in LA centres around Sony's PlayStation Wonderbook. We hadn't heard... Read more

Twisted Metal
4.0 stars Twisted Metal By Hunter Skipworth

Twisted Metal has a very special place in our hearts. It was one of the first 3D games we played and also to this day, remains one of the best. A friend... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Flickr review (PS Vita)
APP OF THE DAY: Flickr review (PS Vita) By Hunter Skipworth

The Vita isn't just good for gaming you know, it can do so much more thanks to its slowly growing application store. At day one, only the likes of Facebook... Read more

ModNation Racers: Road Trip
3.5 stars ModNation Racers: Road Trip By Hunter Skipworth

The Vita is quite a beast when it comes to the ways in which you can interact with it: two cameras, front and back touch sensitivity, two analogue sticks,... Read more

Uncharted: Golden Abyss
4.5 stars Uncharted: Golden Abyss By Rik Henderson

Right from the off, as soon as Sony Computer Entertainment revealed that it was crafting a PS Vita version of Uncharted we were intrigued. The adventures... Read more

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