Guides & FAQs

Guide: How to Get into the Destiny Beta on PS4

How to Get into the Destiny Beta on PS4

It's not as hard as you think

So, interested in Destiny, are you? At this point, we suppose the better question is: who isn't interested? The game's alpha sent the PlayStation community into an uproar, and it's safe to say that we were thoroughly impressed, too. Chances are, if you're hyped for Bungie's upcoming sci-fi epic, you'll already know how...

Guide: How to Stream 1080p Videos from Your PC to the PS4

How to Stream 1080p Videos from Your PC to the PS4

Movie media server

Despite the promise of future support from platform holder Sony, the PlayStation 4 is currently very poor when it comes to local media playback. While it includes compatibility with key applications such as Netflix and the BBC iPlayer, it’s currently impossible to play videos, listen to music, or even view photos from your...

Guide: Watch Dogs PS4 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Watch Dogs PS4 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Hack your very own Platinum pot

Watch Dogs is easily the biggest PlayStation 4 release of the year so far. While inFAMOUS: Second Son was hotly anticipated as well, it’s taken two long years for Ubisoft to finally deliver the dystopian vision that it originally teased at E3 2012. Following a spate of delays, the release is available now – and

Guide: How to Copy PS4 Videos and Screenshots to a USB Stick

How to Copy PS4 Videos and Screenshots to a USB Stick

Share the love

While the ability to upload PlayStation 4 video clips and screenshots directly to Facebook and Twitter is appreciated, sometimes you may want to get them on your computer for further editing or to upload to alternative sites such as YouTube. Fortunately, you can now copy any images and footage to a USB stick, making it really easy to...

Guide: How to Disable the PS4's HDCP Encryption

How to Disable the PS4's HDCP Encryption

"I have a stream"

The PlayStation 4 makes it really easy for you to capture gameplay footage and broadcast your gaming sessions on websites such as Twitch and Ustream, but you may prefer a little more freedom to use your own equipment. Previously, the implementation of HDCP encryption made it difficult to use Elgato and Roxio game capture cards with...

Guide: No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either PS Vita Trophy Guide & Road Map

No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either PS Vita Trophy Guide & Road Map

Back in black

The PlayStation Vita has seen the release of yet another free-to-play title in the form of No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either. This addictive match three puzzler spawns from the dungeon building PlayStation Portable games No Heroes Allowed. And if you're looking for an inexpensive Trophy haul – or merely something to keep you...

Guide: Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition PS3 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition PS3 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Going deeper underground

MineCraft: PlayStation 3 Edition may look simple on the surface, but it’s one of the most imaginative games currently available for Sony’s ageing home console. It also happens to sport a fairly straightforward Platinum Trophy, so as big fans of this indie escapade, we’ve pulled together a guide helping you to score...

Guide: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PS4 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PS4 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Rinse and repeat

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is a game that you’ll want to 100 per cent. With only a few hours of original content, having something to aim for will give you a little more bang for your buck. Whereas other Metal Gear games have been a time consuming to say the least, Ground Zeroes can probably be entirely completed in...

Guide: How to Master Your Powers in PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son

How to Master Your Powers in PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son

Come as you are

Seeing as Sucker Punch’s superhero sequel is currently smoking out store shelves, we figured that we’d burn through a companion to our inFAMOUS: Second Son Trophy guide in order to help you to get the best out of your newfound abilities. This is designed for up-and-coming conduits, so you won’t find any spoilers in the text...

Guide: Slaying for Beginners in Toukiden: The Age of Demons on PS Vita

Slaying for Beginners in Toukiden: The Age of Demons on PS Vita

Slay school

Greetings wannabe Slayers, and welcome to what will hopefully be a helpful beginner's guide to Tecmo Koei's Oni slaughtering simulator. As we stated in our review, Toukiden: The Age of Demons may not be quite as demanding as titles of a similar nature like Capcom's Monster Hunter series, but there are still quite a few mechanics to...

Guide: How to Share PS4 Video Clips on YouTube

How to Share PS4 Video Clips on YouTube

Broadcast yourself

There’s no doubt that the PlayStation 4’s share button has significantly changed the manner in which we communicate our gaming experiences with friends and family, but the console’s inability to upload gameplay clips to sites such as YouTube is a bit of an oversight. Fortunately, there is a workaround if you’re willing to...

Guide: Building Blocks for Beginners in Minecraft: PS3 Edition

Building Blocks for Beginners in Minecraft: PS3 Edition

What's mine is yours

Minecraft was a rather vague, strange game when it first launched on the PC. To learn about most of it, you had to jump onto the web and research a particular topic, especially when it came to creating tools and weapons. Thankfully for those new to the release, the super popular title is much more accessible now than it ever...

Guide: How to Save the Humans and Stave Off the Keepers in Resogun on PS4

How to Save the Humans and Stave Off the Keepers in Resogun on PS4

Tips 'n' tricks

It’s fair to say that Resogun has left our lives in complete and utter tatters. We’ve been unable to eat, sleep, or even communicate properly in the wake of our November Game of the Month winner, and who can blame us? Housemarque’s gorgeous shmup is an outstanding release – and it’s a free one to boot. However, if you...

Guide: Here's How to Revisit North Yankton in Grand Theft Auto Online

Here's How to Revisit North Yankton in Grand Theft Auto Online

Snow way

Those of you that have played Rockstar's most recent satirical crime opus Grand Theft Auto V may recall that the opening heist was set in the perpetually snowy town of North Yankton. And if you've ever wanted to revisit and then promptly terrorise the good people of this sleepy country village, your wishes have now been granted. CVG has...

Guide: How to Earn Millions of Gran Turismo 6 Credits in Minutes

How to Earn Millions of Gran Turismo 6 Credits in Minutes

Free money the easy way

There are cheaper ways to earn enormous amounts of in-game currency in Gran Turismo 6 than splashing out on microtransactions. One keen eyed YouTube user has uncovered a glitch in the PlayStation 3 racer that allows you to earn 20 million credits in a matter of minutes. It does involve some tedious back-and-forth, but...

Guide: How to Change Your Profile Picture on the PS4

How to Change Your Profile Picture on the PS4

Say cheese

In addition to a standard PlayStation Network avatar, you can also display a real photograph of yourself to your chosen friends on the PlayStation 4. These images can be grabbed from your Facebook account. You’ll need to ensure that your profile is linked to your Facebook account before following these steps. 1. Go to the PS4 Settings...

Guide: How to Change Your Facebook Publish Settings on the PS4

How to Change Your Facebook Publish Settings on the PS4

Subduing spam

Once you’ve connected your Facebook account to the PlayStation 4, you can choose to share as much or as little information with your friends as you like. If you decide that you’d like to publish more or less posts, you can change this in the console’s settings. Here's how to do it. 1. Go to the PS4 Settings Screen Once you’ve...