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About Bloodborne

Face your fears as you search for answers in the ancient city of Yharnam, now cursed with a strange endemic illness spreading through the streets like wildfire. Danger, death and madness lurk around every corner of this dark and horrific world, and you must discover its darkest secrets in order to survive.


Bloodborne: The Old...
Bloodborne: The Old Hunters

We dive back into Bloodborne, this time to take a look at its new content. Just how does it compare to the developer’s previous DLC offerings?
Tuesday 24 Nov 2015 3:00pm | PS4 | 2


With expectations and fan fervour weighing heavily, is Bloodborne the title Sony needs it to be? Read our review to find out.
Tuesday 24 Mar 2015 3:01pm | PS4 | 12

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Watch the PlayStation...
Watch the PlayStation Experience 2015 Keynote Address, Live

Ready for the PlayStation Experience 2015 keynote address? We've got the live stream right here for you to watch.
Sunday 6 Dec 2015 6:00am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 2

Watch The Game Awards...
Watch The Game Awards 2015

The Game Awards 2015 kicks off at 3pm today NZDT, with the pre-show starting at 2.30pm, and we've got the livestream right here for your...
Friday 4 Dec 2015 1:14pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 5

Watch PlayStation's...
Watch PlayStation's Paris Games Week 2015 Press Conference, Live!

Ready for PlayStation's Paris Games Week 2015 press conference? We've got the live stream right here or you to watch.
Tuesday 27 Oct 2015 8:00pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 4

Bloodborne: The Old...
Bloodborne: The Old Hunters Expansion Launches in November

Bloodborne's first expansion is set in a "nightmare world where hunters from the past are trapped forever", and launches November 24.
Wednesday 16 Sep 2015 3:09pm | PS4 | 4

Watch the First 18...
Watch the First 18 Minutes of Bloodborne

Sony Computer Entertainment have released gameplay footage showing the first 18 minutes of Dark Souls' spiritual successor, Bloodborne.
Tuesday 3 Feb 2015 9:44am | PS4 | 4

New Bloodborne...
New Bloodborne Gameplay Revealed at The Game Awards

A new gameplay trailer for Bloodborne shows off multiplayer and introduces a new weapon - the flamethrower.
Saturday 6 Dec 2014 4:07pm | PS4 | 3

Bloodborne Releasing...
Bloodborne Releasing February 2015

From Software's next action role-playing game will launch exclusively for PlayStation 4 on February 6, 2015.
Thursday 18 Sep 2014 4:52pm | PS4 | 3

Bloodborne Gameplay...
Bloodborne Gameplay Demo Channels Dark Souls Heritage

From Software have released a six-minute gameplay demo for Bloodborne, giving a deeper look at the Souls series' spiritual successor in action.
Wednesday 20 Aug 2014 9:45am | PS4 | 6

Bloodborne's First...
Bloodborne's First Gameplay Trailer Shown at Gamescom

Bloodborne's gameplay looks more than a bit reminiscent of that of the Souls series, something that fans will be grateful for.
Thursday 14 Aug 2014 3:30pm | PS4 | 8

Watch the PlayStation...
Watch the PlayStation Press Conference from Gamescom 2014

If you weren't up at 5 am to watch Sony's Gamescom briefing, you can check out here.
Wednesday 13 Aug 2014 8:54am | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 10

Watch the Bloodborne...
Watch the Bloodborne Debut Trailer

The latest Action RPG from renowned Japanese developer FromSoftware, exclusively for the PlayStation 4.
Tuesday 10 Jun 2014 4:27pm | PS4 | 17

Watch Sony's E3 2014...
Watch Sony's E3 2014 Press Conference, Live!

Ready for PlayStation's E3 2014 press conference? We've got the live stream right here for you to watch.
Tuesday 10 Jun 2014 12:30pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita | 52


Bloodborne Hands-On
Bloodborne Hands-On

We got our hands on Bloodborne. Apart from being really hard, what else did we learn about this upcoming, blockbuster release?
Monday 16 Mar 2015 9:01pm | PS4 | 6

Bloodborne Eyes On
Bloodborne Eyes On

Angus sits down with From Software as they detail their upcoming gothic-horror exclusive for PS4.
Thursday 3 Jul 2014 11:30am | PS4 | 10


Five Steps to Tackling...
Five Steps to Tackling Your Backlog

The average gamer has a backlog of 79 games… Ok, yes, I made up that statistic.But if you do have a backlog like that, here’s how to...
Monday 21 Nov 2016 3:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 40 2015 Game... 2015 Game of the Year Winners

Which games made the top of the list? Did your picks come out on top? Find out what readers picked as the best of 2015, right here!
Thursday 28 Jan 2016 2:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 21

Keith's Top Five Games...
Keith's Top Five Games of 2015

2015 has been a great year for games of all sorts, but how has it treated Keith? Read his list of favourite titles to find out.
Wednesday 23 Dec 2015 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 4

Dene's Top Five Games...
Dene's Top Five Games of 2015

After getting the all-important question of what 2014's Game of the Year was out of the way, Dene looks at this year's offerings.
Tuesday 22 Dec 2015 11:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 2

Ben's Top Five Games...
Ben's Top Five Games of 2015

Ben shares his favourite games of 2015! An eclectic mix of new and old, high action and contemplative exploration.
Monday 7 Dec 2015 12:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC

Bloodborne Community...
Bloodborne Community Event Huge Success

Hosted by NZGamer, eager fans got a chance to play Bloodborne ahead of release at PlayStation's head offices in Auckland.
Monday 23 Mar 2015 12:30pm | PS4 | 3

Releasing This Month:...
Releasing This Month: March 2015

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Battlefield Hardline, Bloodborne, Mario Party 10, and DmC Definitive Edition are among this month's new releases.
Monday 2 Mar 2015 7:30pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 23


Win Bloodborne on PS4!
Win Bloodborne on PS4!

Thanks to PlayStation, we've got four copies of FromSoftware's new Souls-inspired action RPG, Bloodborne, to give away!
Wednesday 25 Mar 2015 1:00pm | PS4 | 18


Demon’s Souls Online...
Demon’s Souls Online Services End in 2018

FromSoftware’s seminal game will have its multiplayer turned off on Febuary 28, 2018, Sony announced.
Tuesday 28 Nov 2017 8:15am | PS4 | PS3 | 8

Bloodborne Coming to...
Bloodborne Coming to Comics in 2018

Titan Comics will publish the series, also known for bringing Dark Souls and Dishonored adaptations to print.
Wednesday 1 Nov 2017 1:25pm | PS4 | 5

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Original Character, Do Not Steal

Do you enjoy using character creators? Do they let you truly own your characters, or do you prefer carefully crafted models?
Friday 19 May 2017 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | Switch | PC | 9

The Weekend Chat:...
The Weekend Chat: Mechanical Malaise

Should developers be looking to each other for inspiration? Does it breed competition? Have your say!
Friday 3 Feb 2017 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | 8

Superhot is Getting a...
Superhot is Getting a Card Game

The experimental indie shooter, where time only moves when you do, is getting its own tabletop spin-off.
Wednesday 10 Aug 2016 8:12am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 7

British Academy Games...
British Academy Games Awards 2016 Winners

The gaming BAFTAs had their latest outing this year, celebrating multiple achievements in the video game industry.
Friday 8 Apr 2016 10:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | iOS | Android | 6

Bloodborne Card Game...
Bloodborne Card Game in the Works

Designed by Eric Lang, Bloodborne's card game will "channel the intensity and frustration of the video game into a contest between players."
Thursday 17 Mar 2016 11:03am | PS4 | 4

New Zealand Game Sales...
New Zealand Game Sales Up 13 Percent in 2015

Increased current-gen consoles sales drove major growth in the local game industry, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III the year's best seller.
Thursday 10 Mar 2016 9:20am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | 7

Minecraft Creator to...
Minecraft Creator to Receive Pioneer Award at GDC Next Month

Markus "Notch" Persson will be awarded the Pioneer Award at the Game Developers Choice Awards, while the Ambassador Award goes to Tracy...
Wednesday 17 Feb 2016 11:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | iOS | Android | 2 Launch... Launch 2015 Game of the Year Awards

The awards recognize excellence in videogames across twenty-two categories, and you, readers, get to choose the best of the best.
Friday 18 Dec 2015 5:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | 13

Bloodborne Servers...
Bloodborne Servers Back Online Following Emergency Maintenance

Bloodborne's servers were taken offline earlier this week for maintenance, pointing to an exploit that gave players access to the DLC for free.
Thursday 3 Dec 2015 11:20am | PS4 | 1

Sony Announces 100+...
Sony Announces 100+ Playable Titles for PlayStation Experience

Those lucky enough to attend PlayStation Experience in San Francisco next month will be able to play Far Cry Primal, Uncharted 4, and many more.
Monday 16 Nov 2015 1:57pm | PS4 | PS3 | Vita

The Game Awards 2015...
The Game Awards 2015 Nominees Announced

Game of the Year nominees include Bloodborne, Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Super Mario Maker, and The Witcher 3.
Monday 16 Nov 2015 10:18am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 13

Bloodborne Update Adds...
Bloodborne Update Adds New Covenant in Preparation for Expansion

All players will have access to a free content update, adding features like a new covenant, and extra NPC co-op partners.
Friday 6 Nov 2015 11:30am | PS4 | 1

Bloodborne: Game of...
Bloodborne: Game of the Year Edition Announced

Bloodborne hasn't won any Game of the Year awards yet, but that hasn't stopped Sony from announcing a Game of the Year Edition.
Wednesday 14 Oct 2015 8:22am | PS4 | 3

Bloodborne Platinum...
Bloodborne Platinum Trophy Now Comes with a PS4 Theme

Those people dedicated enough to earn Bloodborne's Platinum Trophy will also now get an exclusive PS4 theme, Sony announced this weekend.
Monday 28 Sep 2015 10:14am | PS4 | 5

Dark Souls Creator Has...
Dark Souls Creator Has Plans for 'Several New Projects'

Hidetaka Miyazaki, creator of Dark Souls, "definitely wants to bring the Miyazaki Touch" to other genres like science fiction and mecha.
Monday 10 Aug 2015 9:55am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | PC | 3

Bloodborne Drops Level...
Bloodborne Drops Level Requirement for Password-matched Multiplayer

The latest update for Bloodborne is now live, and removes a requirement that friends be roughly the same level before they can play together.
Tuesday 26 May 2015 9:49am | PS4 | 1

Bloodborne Expansion...
Bloodborne Expansion Confirmed, More Info to Come

Sony's Shuhei Yoshida and FromSoftware's Masaaki Yamagiwa have confirmed that an expansion for Bloodborne is in production.
Thursday 21 May 2015 1:43pm | PS4 | 4

Bloodborne Sales...
Bloodborne Sales Exceed 1M, Load Time Patch Due This Month

Bloodborne has sold through more than a million copies worlwide in just two weeks, and a load time-reducing patch is due out later this month.
Wednesday 15 Apr 2015 10:37am | PS4 | 3

Competition Winners:...
Competition Winners: Bloodborne, March VIP

Coul you be one of the lucky winners of our giveaway for Bloodborne on PS4, or the March VIP prize pack? Found out here!
Friday 10 Apr 2015 11:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 31

Kiwi-Cast Fundraising...
Kiwi-Cast Fundraising for Rebuild Christchurch This Weekend

After the success of their Youthline fundraiser last year, Kiwi-Cast are holding another livestream event this weekend, for Rebuild Christchurch.
Wednesday 8 Apr 2015 1:08pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | PC | Vita | iOS | Android | 3

There Are
There Are "No Plans" for a PC Version of Bloodborne

Despite an Amazon listing suggesting otherwise, Sony has confirmed that Bloodborne is strictly a PlayStation 4 exclusive.
Thursday 26 Mar 2015 8:07am | PS4 | PC | 4

From Software...
From Software Exploring a Patch to Improve Bloodborne's Load Times

In response to criticism of the gamne's load times, From Software are looking at improving them through a patch.
Wednesday 25 Mar 2015 8:53am | PS4 | 3

Danish Promotion Lets...
Danish Promotion Lets People Donate Blood for a Copy of Bloodborne

Sony and Danish blood centre GivBlod have teamed up to raise awareness of blood shortages, and to encourage people to donate.
Thursday 19 Mar 2015 12:42pm | PS4 | 8

Game Awards 2014...
Game Awards 2014 Nominees Announced

Geoff Keighley has announced the nominees for the Game Awards 2014, which will be held in Las Vegas on December 5.
Friday 21 Nov 2014 9:01am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | 11

Bloodborne Delayed...
Bloodborne Delayed Until March 2015

From Software's successor to the Souls series will come out on March 25, instead of the previously announced date of February 6.
Thursday 13 Nov 2014 8:38am | PS4 | 2

Sony's Bloodborne...
Sony's Bloodborne Alpha Invite Doesn't Guarantee You a Spot

If you get an email from Sony saying you've been selected for a Bloodborne alpha test, don't get excited just yet.
Wednesday 17 Sep 2014 12:17pm | PS4 | 3

New Bloodborne Details...
New Bloodborne Details to be Revealed at Tokyo Game Show

Bloodborne announcements are planned for this weekend, while a playable build of at TGS 2014 will show off new weapons.
Tuesday 16 Sep 2014 9:14am | PS4 | 8