10 Editorials

DualShockers’ Game of the Year Awards: The Case for Darkest Dungeon

DualShockers is taking a look at the games that made 2016 an amazing year in gaming, starting with a closer look at Tomas' pick, Darkest Dungeon. ...Read More

on January 17, 2017 10:00 AM
147 Editorials

Nintendo Switch: DualShockers’ Staff Reacts to the Console’s Reveals and Announcements

In the days since the console's big presentation, the staff of DualShockers gathers their thoughts on what lies ahead for the Nintendo Switch. ...Read More

on January 16, 2017 4:01 PM
35 Editorials

Nintendo Switch Using Your Smartphone For Multiplayer Might Make Sense for Parent Gamers

The Nintendo Switch uses your smart device to access its online multiplayer lobbies and chat but there might be a method to the madness. ...Read More

on January 15, 2017 2:45 PM
7 Editorials

Fate/Extella’s Limited Edition Contains the Most Useful Art Book for Fans

Soon western fans of the Fate series will be able to play the Type-Moon developed Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star, coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on January 17 in North America and January 20 in Europe. ...Read More

on January 13, 2017 12:28 PM
346 Editorials

Scalebound’s Cancellation Is a Loss for All of Us: Please Forget Your Console War at Least for Today

Today is a sad day for gaming. Microsoft has officially announced the cancellation of Scalebound, a triple-A action RPG directed by PlatinumGames' Hideki Kamiya as a collaboration between the prolific Kyoto-based developer and Microsoft Game Studios. ...Read More

on January 9, 2017 6:05 PM
60 Editorials

Nintendo Switch: No, Nikkei Didn’t Claim that the Price Will be 25,000 Yen

In the wake of excitement for the upcoming reveal of Nintendo Switch's price several websites misinterpreted an article on the online arm of the Nikkei Shinbun, which actually made no claims to know the console's price point. ...Read More

on January 8, 2017 1:16 PM
7 Editorials

No, Kratos’ Son in God of War Is Not Tyr (Or at Least it’s Not Written on His Tattoo)

Yesterday, a rumor started on NeoGAF, mentioning that the identity of Kratos' Son in the upcoming PS4 exclusive God of War could be Tyr, Norse god of War, Law and Heroic Glory. ...Read More

on January 5, 2017 2:23 PM
23 Galleries

Valkyria Revolution PS4 VS PS Vita Screenshot Comparison: a Very Visible Difference

Valkyria Revolution will come for both PS4 and PS Vita in Japan, and will even get a stray Xbox One version on top of those in the west, that said, Sega isn't exactly waving the PS Vita ...Read More

on January 4, 2017 10:16 AM
3 Editorials

How to Use a Japanese PSN Account on PS Vita Without Losing Your Data

Despite dwindling support from Sony in the west, the PS Vita is a great little portable console, and its Japanese library is full of games that might be worth trying, including quite a few free demos that ...Read More

on January 3, 2017 12:47 PM
144 Editorials

DualShockers’ Game of the Year 2016 Awards – The Triumph of Final Fantasy XV

It's January 1st, 2017, and it's time to say goodbye to a 2016 full of great games, while welcoming a new year that seems to be even better, by drawing the line on the games that can ...Read More

on January 1, 2017 5:04 PM
134 Editorials

DualShockers’ Game of the Year Awards 2016 – Vote for the Readers’ Choice Awards

2016 is almost at its end, an 2017 is coming, so it's that time of the year again. You may think that we're late, but we feel that we're right on time, as the year doesn't end ...Read More

on December 29, 2016 4:40 PM
16 Editorials

The Evolution of Spider-Man in Gaming: Swinging In and Out of the Gaming Scene

Spider-Man is to Marvel what Batman and Superman are to DC. He is one of Marvel's biggest and most notable characters, and as such, has received many a game adaption. Ever since the early days of gaming, ...Read More

on December 26, 2016 11:45 AM
5 Editorials

Win a Steam Copy of The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier to Celebrate the Holidays

Today is Christmas, and to celebrate, we're giving a Steam copy of the full season of The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier for one of our reasers to enjoy. ...Read More

on December 25, 2016 3:52 PM
5 Editorials

Happy Holidays from DualShockers: Read Our Favorite Moments of 2016 and Looking Ahead to 2017

The holidays have arrived and another year has come to a close - luckily, 2016 was a year that offered gamers the chance to experience some incredible and remarkable titles each and every month. ...Read More

on December 25, 2016 10:00 AM
1 Editorials

Win a Final Symphony / Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo: Triple Deluxe Vinyl Bundle to Celebrate the Holidays

The Holidays are here, and it's time to celebrate with some great music. In order to welcome the upcoming uninterrupted days of gaming, we have a special giveaway for you, courtesy of Laced Records. ...Read More

on December 22, 2016 5:15 PM
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Nier: Automata Demo PS4 Pro VS PS4 Screenshot Comparison Reveals Massive Aliasing Difference

NieR: Automata's demo is finally running on our PS4 consoles, giving everyone a taste of PlatinumGames' signature action in a JRPG flavor. Not only it looks lovely and plays even better, it also comes with at least ...Read More

on December 22, 2016 8:53 AM
51 Editorials

How to Create a Japanese PSN Account: Get PS4 Games, Free Demos and Themes from Japan

The Japanese PlayStation Store is a treasure chest for those willing to put in the little effort required to unlock it by creating a Japanese PSN account. Not only you can buy all sorts of great games ...Read More

on December 18, 2016 12:56 PM
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Yakuza 6 PS4 Pro VS PS4 1080p Screenshot Comparison: This Time You’ll Have to Squint

PS4 Pro support has been uneven among different developers, with some game showing sizable visual improvements compared to the older iteration of the console even on standard 1080p screens, like Final Fantasy XV or Watch_Dogs 2, and ...Read More

on December 12, 2016 3:56 PM
2 Interviews

Final Symphony Interview: Bringing the Music of Final Fantasy to Life

When it comes to gaming and music, many titles have offered sounds and tracks that have kept gamers listening to their soundtracks and scores well after completing the actual game itself. This is especially true when it ...Read More

on December 12, 2016 11:00 AM
38 Editorials

Everyone Games: GaymerX and Encouraging Inclusive Gaming

Over the course of the last few years since getting involved with games writing, I've been to quite a number of large-scale trade shows of all varieties, namely E3, PAX East, and New York Comic Con. While ...Read More

on November 21, 2016 12:00 PM
48 DualShockers TV

PS4 Pro HDR 4K TV Buyer’s Guide: Five Sets to Get the Most Out of Your Games

Thanks to Sony's PS4 Pro (and next year's 'Project Scorpio' from Microsoft) we are officially in the era of 4K consoles. Unfortunately, buying the right 4K TV to go alongside your shiny new machine can be   ...Read More

on November 16, 2016 9:49 AM
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Watch_Dogs 2 PS4 Pro vs PS4 1080p Screenshot Comparison: Massive Gains in Anti-Aliasing

Watch_Dogs 2 releases on PS4 (and Xbox One) tomorrow, and many are probably wondering about the differences between the game's looks on PS4 Pro and on standard PS4. ...Read More

on November 14, 2016 6:00 AM
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Final Fantasy XV Demo PS4 Pro VS PS4 VS Xbox One Screenshot Comparison: Beautiful on Every Platform

Square Enix released a new demo of Final Fantasy XV named Judgement Disk, giving gamers a good look at the visuals of the latest build of the game on both PS4 platforms and Xbox One. ...Read More

on November 12, 2016 6:21 PM
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Uncharted 4 PS4 Pro vs PS4 1080p Screenshot Comparison: What’s in it for You Without a 4K TV?

The PS4 Pro is finally out in the wild, and gamers have to decide on whether to make the jump or stick with their standard PS4. If you have a 4K TV, even better with HDR support, ...Read More

on November 10, 2016 6:11 PM
149 Editorials

PS4 Pro Buyers: Please Don’t Buy a Cheap 4K TV This Black Friday

If you're picking up a PS4 Pro this week, odds are that you either currently own or plan to buy a 4K TV sometime in the future. You might be planning on scooping one up on the ...Read More

on November 8, 2016 1:15 PM
35 Editorials

[UPDATED] Editor’s Review Guide to PlayStation VR Games and Applications

The PlayStation VR has finally hit the market and with it dozens of games, experiences and everything in between. Along with the PlayStation VR headset, DualShockers has tried out as many games as we could get our ...Read More

on November 8, 2016 12:50 PM
4 Editorials

Unboxing the ASTRO A50 Wireless Headset + Base Station

This week we gave you a first look at the ASTRO A50 Wireless Headset + Base Station. Now the time has come to unbox the new headset. We received the PlayStation 4 and PC version for ...Read More

on November 5, 2016 2:22 PM
12 Editorials

First Look and Hands On with the ASTRO A50 Wireless Headset + Base Station

This week in New York City we had the chance to get up close and personal with the newly released A50 Wireless Headset + Base Station from ASTRO Gaming. The A50 name may sound familiar as this ...Read More

on November 3, 2016 7:09 PM
7 Editorials

Scary Games to Play in the Dark: DualShockers’ Favorite Horror Games & Moments

Like a good ghost story or a favorite scary movie, horror games go hand in hand with some of the most terrifying experiences out there. From perennial classics like Resident Evil or Silent Hill, to newer favorites ...Read More

on October 31, 2016 10:00 AM
4 Editorials

Trick or Treat! Win One of 35 Black Desert Online Halloween Packs With DualShockers

It's almost Halloween, and to celebrate the spookiest time of the year, we have something a bit special for you. If you play Black Desert Online, and want to dress for the occasion without spending a dime, ...Read More

on October 29, 2016 2:22 PM