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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...

News: Primal Carnage: Extinction Will Be the PS4's First Dinosaur Battle Sim

Primal Carnage: Extinction Will Be the PS4's First Dinosaur Battle Sim

Dinophwoar

What if Evolve had real dinosaurs instead of maniacal made-up monsters? It's a question that has plagued scientists and philosophers since the dawn of humankind, and one that indie developer Circle 5 Studios plans to tackle headfirst in its new human-vs dinosaur multiplayer shooter Primal Carnage: Extinction. The title, which is a...

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...

News: You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Right Now

You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Right Now

Greatness awaits

As previously promised, PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 has launched. The hotly anticipated software refresh brings with it a bevy of regularly requested features, including Share Play, YouTube compatibility, and more. It took us approximately five minutes to download and install the update on an average Internet connection, but...

Review: The Legend of Korra (PlayStation 4)

The Legend of Korra (PlayStation 4)

Elemental breakdown

For years, Avatar fans have been asking for a good game that represents a franchise with so much potential – but does The Legend of Korra live up to these expectations? For those not familiar with the animation of the same name, it's a television series that's the sequel to Avatar: the Last Airbender. In this world, some people...

Review: Shadow Warrior (PlayStation 4)

Shadow Warrior (PlayStation 4)

Crouching tiger, hidden Wang

Take those old kung-fu movies that get repeated endlessly on daytime cable channels, add a dash of retro shooter and whatever random bits of supernatural plot you have lying around, and that’s Shadow Warrior. An overpriced product of a bygone era, its attempts to highlight the way that things used to be do little but...

Push Scare: The Resident Evil 4 Cabin Encounter That Totally Redefined Survival Horror

The Resident Evil 4 Cabin Encounter That Totally Redefined Survival Horror

Inkredible

My first taste of survival horror came courtesy of Trip Hawkins’ ill-fated 3DO. Our family gaming room was one of approximately six around the UK to play host to the Panasonic edition of the so-called Interactive Multiplayer, and we had a copy of the original Alone in the Dark lying around. I remember being fascinated by Edward...

Push Scare: Why the Petrifying P.T. Is the Perfect Multiplayer Experience on PS4

Why the Petrifying P.T. Is the Perfect Multiplayer Experience on PS4

Comfort in numbers

I absolutely adore horror movies. From the crackling campfires of the Friday the 13th franchise, to the lurid lunacy of the Nightmare on Elm Street series, there is something endlessly fascinating about the genre to me. But without a doubt, my favourite thing about a truly terrifying film is the power that it has to bring a...

Review: Just Dance 2015 (PlayStation 4)

Just Dance 2015 (PlayStation 4)

Because I’m happy

Another year brings another instalment into Ubisoft’s multiplatform dance juggernaut, predictably entitled Just Dance 2015 this time. The aim of the game is as simple as it gets: you have to replicate the dance moves that the on-screen silhouette dancers perform in time with the music and as accurately as you can. The ethos is...

Talking Point: How Does Sony Solve a Problem Like Xbox One Price Cuts?

How Does Sony Solve a Problem Like Xbox One Price Cuts?

Pricing predicament

Microsoft resembles a certain other green giant right now: you wouldn’t like it when it’s angry. While the Xbox One has been doing reasonably well over the past year, it’s been outpaced heavily by the PlayStation 4 around the globe – and that’s put the American company on the back foot. It’s not immensely surprising...

Push Rewind: PS4 Firmware Update Dates, Ratchet & Clank Remake, and Reviews

PS4 Firmware Update Dates, Ratchet & Clank Remake, and Reviews

Oh so quiet

We believe that this is what’s commonly referred to as the calm before the storm. Yes, it was still a relatively busy week in the PlayStation Nation – with PS4 firmware update v2.00 finally getting a date – but we’re days away from a software avalanche, so we've made the most of the break. Here’s everything that you need to...

News: How the PS4's Social Features Inspired Forthcoming Exclusive The Tomorrow Children

How the PS4's Social Features Inspired Forthcoming Exclusive The Tomorrow Children

Off to work we go

Back when Q-Games announced The Tomorrow Children at Gamescom 2014 earlier in the year, this editor recalls spending close to an hour trying to understand what the game is all about. The product of Sony’s long-running relationship with the Kyoto studio, this intriguing indie inspired by the Cold War and Soviet Union is one of...