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Before Dark Souls became a massive success, From Software released Demon's Souls--its bone-crushingly difficult predecessor. PlayStation Plus members will be able to grab it later today as part of this month's update to the Instant Game Collection. Read more

While PlayStation Plus subscribers have regularly enjoyed free games through Sony's Instant Game Collection, they'll soon be able to get free movies as well. Read more

Oh, look. Another indie game coming to PS Vita and PS3. But, while PlayStation Network may have open arms for indie games, apparently it won't allow cuss words in the title. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 29, 2013 4:45PM PDT

Delightful murder simulator Hotline Miami was never supposed to receive a sequel, so we should be jolly grateful that its planned DLC ended up morphing into one. But after that, developer Dennaton Games says, that's it. No more. It'll bow out murdering men in the early nineties then after that, you'll need to satisfy any head-stomping urges yourself. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 28, 2013 9:30AM PDT

Hot on the heels of Terraria's Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 launch this week, publisher 505 Games today announced the delightful 2D dig 'em up is also coming to Vita. Unlike many excavation games, Terraria is also heavy on evisceration, with heaps of craftable weapons--including a machinegun made from sharks--to unleash on some honking great monsters. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 27, 2013 4:40PM PDT

Sony has announced an updated version of PhyreEngine, a multi-platform game engine, at GDC 2013. Available today, version 3.5 expands support for... Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 27, 2013 3:40PM PDT

They're everywhere nowadays, infographics. Initially intended to make complex information easy to comprehend, they increasingly seem an excuse to surround numbers with pretty colours and pictures. But! Lovely idea. And it's quite a lovely idea that three-person studio Digital Dreams is inspired by infographics in its "puzzle action game" Metrico, announced earlier this week for Vita. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 26, 2013 10:15AM PDT

Guacamelee is coming on April 9 for $14.99, DrinkBox has announced. The game will be available on both PlayStation 3 and Vita with cross-buy. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 25, 2013 11:30PM PDT

Every weekday, we'll be taking a look at a finalist for the IGF Seumas McNally Grand Prize. Today: Hotline Miami Read more

Divekick may be our Game of the Show. One True Game Studios' two-button fighter may have initially started as a parody of the fighting genre, but it has so much charm and nail-biting depth, that it's actually a remarkable fighting game of its own. Read more