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Guide: How to Survive the Spencer Mansion in Resident Evil HD Remaster on PS4, PS3

How to Survive the Spencer Mansion in Resident Evil HD Remaster on PS4, PS3

Tips, tactics, endings, and advice

If you joined Capcom's survival horror series with its action packed fourth instalment, then you're in for a rude awakening in the recently released Resident Evil HD Remaster. While titles like Outlast and Alien Isolation have plotted a return to the more classical type of video game terror, they're still...

Guide: How to Download and Install PS4 Games and Patches in Rest Mode

How to Download and Install PS4 Games and Patches in Rest Mode

Heavy lifting

You won't always want to have your PlayStation 4 powered up when you're trying to download games and patches. Thankfully, the system ships with a neat Rest Mode state, which will allow you to tackle any administration activities in a low power setting. Sadly, it's not immediately clear how to set this up, but we have answers. 1...

Guide: How to Make Massive Amounts of Money in Grand Theft Auto V PS4

How to Make Massive Amounts of Money in Grand Theft Auto V PS4

Get rich quick

What good is life if you haven’t got a tennis court in your back garden and a fleet of sports cars stored in your garage? Money is what makes the world go around, and while it’s not exactly easy to earn stacks of it in real life, there are no pesky laws in Los Santos – well, none that you need to abide by anyway. While it’s...

Guide: How to Claim PS4 PlayStation Plus Games without Downloading Them

How to Claim PS4 PlayStation Plus Games without Downloading Them

Add to library

There’s a neverending supply of free next-gen riches available as part of your PlayStation Plus subscription, but what if you don’t have space on your hard drive to host them all? Previously, you were forced to download these wares should you want to add them to your account, but as part of PS4 firmware update 2.00, Sony’s made...

Guide: How to Unlock the 'Ferrum Absconsum' Trophy in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

How to Unlock the 'Ferrum Absconsum' Trophy in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

All of the intel locations

No Call of Duty campaign would be complete without a bunch of intel to collect, and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare doesn't buck this common trend. There are over 45 secret laptops scattered throughout the campaign, with three hidden in each of the game’s 15 chapters. Collecting half of these will net you a Bronze...

Guide: Can't Turn on Your PS4 from Rest Mode? Here's How to Fix Firmware Update 2.00 Issue

Can't Turn on Your PS4 from Rest Mode? Here's How to Fix Firmware Update 2.00 Issue

Solution to standby power problems

While we appreciate that we’re probably jinxing things by writing this, PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 appears to have launched without too many setbacks. Bricked consoles are always a concern with enormous operating system overhauls like this one, but the system software refresh seems to have deployed...

Guide: How to Use Share Play on the PS4

How to Use Share Play on the PS4

Pass the controller

There are a ton of great additions available as part of PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00, but Share Play is without a doubt the headline feature. This nifty tool allows you to create a kind of virtual couch environment, which enables you to “pass the controller” to an online friend, essentially allowing them to take...

Guide: How to Upload PS4 Share Clips to YouTube

How to Upload PS4 Share Clips to YouTube

Broadcast yourself

The social features of the PlayStation 4 have been screaming out for YouTube compatibility for some time now, and PS4 firmware update v2.00 has finally made it a reality. Now you’ll no longer need to take advantage of workarounds in order to upload your share clips directly to Google’s ginormous video streaming site –...

Guide: How to Access the PS4's YouTube Application

How to Access the PS4's YouTube Application

The cats are calling

Even we thought it was strange when the PlayStation 4 launched without a native YouTube application – but we suppose that this is the same company that just deployed PlayStation TV without Netflix. Fortunately, the format holder has realised the error of its ways, and dropped Google’s video streaming service onto its system...

Guide: How to Use the PS4's USB Music Player

How to Use the PS4's USB Music Player

Background sound

When the PlayStation 4 launched a little less than a year ago, it was missing some key multimedia functions. One such absentee was the ability to play custom audio during games. While background music was available via the platform holder’s streaming service Music Unlimited, it’s taken until the addition of

Guide: How to Change Your PS4's Theme

How to Change Your PS4's Theme

Time for something different

It’s all well and good changing the colour of your PlayStation 4’s background, but what if you want a completely different theme entirely. PS4 firmware update v2.00 introduces dynamic themes, and you can use these to give your entire console an all-new look. Please note: the availability of themes will vary depending...

Guide: How to Change Your PS4's Background Colour

How to Change Your PS4's Background Colour

Go with the Flow

We’re a big fan of the PlayStation 4’s default royal blue backdrop, but sometimes your mood demands something different. Fortunately, as part of PS4 firmware update v2.00, the platform holder has introduced the ability for you to change the colour of the default ‘Flow’ theme. And here’s how you do it... 1. Go to Settings...

Guide: How to Stay Alive in Alien: Isolation on PS4

How to Stay Alive in Alien: Isolation on PS4

Sevastopol survivor

As anyone that’s been chased by an eight foot alien will attest, stayin’ alive ain’t as easy as the Bee Gees once made it sound. However, we’ve been sharpening up our stealth skills in Alien: Isolation on the PlayStation 4 of late, and we’ve got some tips to help you to stay safe on the abandoned Sevastopol space...

Guide: Ghost Hunter - Where to Find All 50 Dead Ghosts in Destiny on PS4

Ghost Hunter - Where to Find All 50 Dead Ghosts in Destiny on PS4

Phantom breaker

Destiny stashes much of its lore in Grimoire Cards, so you won’t be jetting around the solar system searching for audio logs and pieces of intel. It does still have collectibles for you to find, however, in the form of fallen Ghosts. There are 50 of these to collect, which will all count towards the ‘Ghost Hunter’ Trophy...

Guide: How to Turn Off PS4 Party Notifications from Friends

How to Turn Off PS4 Party Notifications from Friends

You can keep that to yourself

If you’re new to the PlayStation 4, or just returning to it due to the release of Destiny, you may have noticed that you’re being bombarded by party notifications from the people on your friends list. This feature was introduced in firmware update 1.70, and is particularly annoying if you’re trying to immerse...

Guide: How to Get a High Score in inFAMOUS: First Light's Battle Arenas

How to Get a High Score in inFAMOUS: First Light's Battle Arenas

Play Fetch

One of the most frequent criticisms lofted at the inFAMOUS franchise is its relative lack of replayability, but superhero spin-off inFAMOUS: First Light attempts to solve that problem with a slew of Battle Arenas. Contextualised in the fiction as training facilities for the Conduits held captive at Curdun Cay, these additional missions...