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Patent suggests PlayStation might be working on a user-created tips system

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 13 January 2021 14:42 GMT This could be the latest step the firm is taking to make games more accessible. PlayStation maker Sony Interactive Entertainment is seemingly looking into a system that would allow users to leave tips for other players.As spotted by Scrubwiki – and reported by VGC – this patent lays out a method of making and displaying tags that help other users in-game.“Such tags introduce an additional dimension of community participation to both single and multiplayer games,” the patent reads.“Through such tags, players are empowered to communicate through filtered text messages and images…

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Ghost of Tsushima, Ooblets, Rocket Arena, Paper Mario – do July’s big games pass the accessibility test?

July saw the release of another highly anticipated PS4 exclusive, Ghost of Tsushima. While it doesn’t come close to being the accessibility gem that last month’s The Last of us: Part 2, it and Ooblets have made for a pretty great July during a pandemic, with beautiful biomes to explore and dance battles to be had when many of us are still stuck indoors. Ghost of Tsushima took some time to grow on me with Sucker Punch’s decision to tie navigation to watching the wind blow. When I reviewed it on launch day, I still wasn’t a fan. I wasn’t…