I'm excited to see Just Cause 3 on August's PS Plus lineup, since I always meant to check it out. There's also Downwell for the Vita with crossbuy on PS4, bringing my total ways to play Downwell to three, which is not nearly enough.
We finished streaming David Cage's crime thriller Heavy Rain on Kotaku's Twitch channel. It's a game of astounding highs and disappointing lows, with intense action and awful writing. It's not as bad as everyone says, but it's still not very good.
Immediately after it was revealed that Toy Story would be coming to Kingdom Hearts III, people started comparing the game versions of characters like Woody and Rex to Toy Story movie ones. A new Digital Foundry report shows just how faithfully the game appears to recreate them based on the latest trailer.
In 2001, Hideo Kojima pissed off countless fans with a simple twist. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty did not star everyone's favourite rugged action hero Solid Snake. Instead, players spent most of their time playing as Raiden, a whiny rookie who didn't know his arse from his head. It was perfect and still is. Raiden is the hero gamers deserved and exactly what the series needed.