Now forgive me if I'm late to the party on this one, but after taking a browse through the new PlayStation Store sale there was one game in particular that stood out.

And no it wasn't SOMA, or Journey, or Alienation, or any of those other cheap games. But Battleship.

I think this is the first time Ubisoft has actually released footage of its new Battleship game (which it announced way back in 2013), and it looks surprisingly good.

It's nothing like the most recent Battleship game - a hybrid first-person shooter/naval strategy game released by Activision in 2012 - but an actual Battleship game. With the traditional red and white pins. And support for local/online multiplayer.

"With a modern, dynamic and interactive 3D board, BATTLESHIP brings the classic franchise to a new level for a memorable experience," reads the PlayStation Store description.

"Deploy your fleet and shoot at your opponent's grid to find and destroy enemy ships before yours are sunk. Enjoy the game you know and love with the Classic mode or get more tactical in a brand new way to play with the 'Clash at Sea!' mode. Play with your friend locally or online, or stand against the Artificial Intelligence of the game."

PlayStation Store says the game releases on August 2, and while there's no word of it arriving on other platforms yet, you should probably expect it to arrive on Xbox One and PC as well.

Sadly we can't embed the footage here - you'll have to head through to PlayStation Store to check it out. But if you think it looks good, PlayStation Plus subscribers can currently pre-order the game for 20% off, bringing the price down from £11.99 to £9.59.


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