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
71 Galleries

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
31 Galleries

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
46 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
63 Galleries

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
86 Galleries

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
26 Galleries

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
0 Interviews

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes Interview: Creative Director Talks Strategy

PopCap Games and Electronic Arts' latest mobile game, Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, has been out nearly a week. Trying to carve out a market share against heavyweight contenders like Hearthstone and the upcoming Gwent: The Witcher Card ...Read More

on October 28, 2016 11:40 AM
0 Editorials

ShockCast: Episode 22 – Nintendo Switch

After months of rumors and speculation, Nintendo is finally Switching things up.

In this week's installment of the ShockCast, Lou and Giuseppe discuss Nintendo's newly-announced console, the Nintendo Switch, and duke it over what Nintendo is getting ...Read More

on October 27, 2016 11:28 AM
1 Editorials

République and the Potential of Fixed Cameras in Modern Games

Nowadays, many players take camera control in games for granted. Being able to directly influence where you can move the camera helps stabilize player control and lets the player choose what they want to see. For a ...Read More

on October 24, 2016 11:00 AM
10 Editorials

Returning to the Wild West: A Closer Look at Red Dead Redemption 2’s First Trailer

Originally released in 2010, Rockstar Games' Western revival Red Dead Redemption holds a special place in my heart - and in the hearts of many other fans like me. That's why with this week's reveal of its ...Read More

on October 23, 2016 3:37 PM
68 Editorials

From the NX to Nintendo Switch: DualShockers Staff Reacts to Nintendo’s New Console

In just one day, Nintendo laid to rest many months of rumors, speculation, and more regarding its long-anticipated "NX" -- now called the Nintendo Switch -- as the company's next successor in its hardware line. After dropping ...Read More

on October 21, 2016 2:48 PM
12 Editorials

HBO’s Westworld and How it Adapts Video Games for Television

Since gaming was in its infancy, one of the biggest allures of video games has been their power to immerse players inside of a world. From the early days of PongSuper Mario Bros., and more, ...Read More

on October 12, 2016 11:45 AM
20 Editorials

Want to Try MU Legend’s Closed Beta? Here Are 10,000 Codes For You!

Webzen is preparing to launch the western closed beta of MU Legend, successor of MU Online, that among others spearheaded the MMORPG genre in Korea. ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 12:41 PM
127 Editorials

30 FPS vs 60 FPS: Both Options Are Perfectly Fine, but they Are Situational

The issue of frame rate comes up periodically in the gaming community, with camps mostly split between 30 and 60 frames per second. Yet, it's a much more complex dilemma than what many tend to imagine. ...Read More

on October 9, 2016 1:55 PM