PlayStation PlayLink: The most fun you will have this Festive Season

November 27, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top Stories

PlayStation PlayLink

PlayStation PlayLink: The most fun you will have this Festive Season.

The Festive Season is upon us and what better way to spend it than by playing games with the family. PlayStation’s PlayLink facility makes this possible by letting players connect their mobile phones to a PlayStation 4 console, via WI-FI, in order to play various, compatible PlayLink titles. Each title – which includes the likes of That’s You!, Hidden Agenda, Knowledge is Power, and SingStar Celebration – comes with its own application, which will need to be downloaded to a mobile device. This, in turn, turns the mobile phone into a controller.

While each game is different, most of the gameplay mechanics are fairly similar in each title. That’s You! has players taking selfies, drawing pictures and answering trivia questions about one another… While Knowledge is Power pits players against each other in Trivial Pursuit style. It’s all good fun at the end of the day, and most definitely something to invest in over the Festive Season.

In addition to this, the game’s don’t cost a ton of money either. Knowledge is Power is currently R329 and so is That’s You! That’s You! is also available free of charge to PlayStation Plus Members.

To find out more about these titles, be sure to check them out below.

That’s You!
Availability: Out Now
Which of your family members would survive longest in the wild? Which one of your friends was most recently sick in the street? Who among you is the worst chef?

Welcome to an irreverent party quiz where you and up to five of your friends and family get to find out what you really think about each other. With your TV, PS4 and a tablet or smartphone in hand, answer over 1,000 funny questions, take part in daring doodle challenges, snap selfies for photo challenges and more. The better you know your fellow players, the more points you’ll pick up. With topics spanning everything from school days to pastimes, prepare to make your mark in the game.

Hidden Agenda
Availability: Out Now

Can you hold your nerve in the hunt for the infamous ‘Trapper’ killer? Use your mobile device to make tough decisions that impact the branching storyline in this PS4 exclusive crime thriller from the PlayLink range. And with Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games at the helm, you never know what’s lurking around each dark and sinister corner.

But this chilling mystery has a twist from the very start: bring up to five friends into play and you’ll each have an objective to work towards. Will you be driving towards a common goal, or working against each other?  Influence is power and each choice may alter the unfolding story… but how far will you go to fulfil your own agenda?

Knowledge is Power
Availability: Out Now

Claim your fame in a sparkling PS4 exclusive game show quiz from the growing PlayLink range. Don’t worry about your Dualshock 4 wireless controller – simply grab your smart device, choose from one of eight characters and snap a selfie, then enter the Pyramid of Knowledge, where you and up to five friends answer a variety of themed questions in a madcap race to its summit.

Whether you choose Hotdog Guy, Glam Wizard, Cowgirl or any of the other zany personalities, it’s up to you to beat your mates by answering questions quicker than them. Need an ace up your sleeve? Throw in a Power Play to slow down your pals, forcing them to tap through ice or rub away gunk before they can answer.

With touch screen challenges, the ability to plot with other contestants to bring down your rivals, and a rapid-fire Grand Finale, game show glory is in your hands.

SingStar Celebration
Availability: Out Now

Transform your smartphone into a mic, grab your friends and blast out the biggest hits – this PS4 exclusive from the PlayLink range is all about singing along with over 30 of your favourite pop classics.

Jump into a host of fun-packed party modes for up to eight players that turn any night into a celebration. Whether you’re performing a duet with a partner or recording your performance with the PlayStation Camera to upload to the online community, SingStar Celebration is the perfect way to unleash your inner pop star.

Upcoming PlayLink titles:
The above-mentioned titles are currently out now for you to enjoy; however, there are more titles coming, which include: Frantics, Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier, Erica, and more.

So don’t let the holidays become a bore, grab some friends, family, and the kids and make this Festive Season an epic one with PlayStation’s PlayLink functionality.

By: Darryl Linington
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