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Feature: Boxing Day 2014 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

Boxing Day 2014 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

Lightning discounts for the freshly flush

If the chaos on Black Friday wasn't enough to put you off discount days for life, then you may be pondering what promotions await this Boxing Day. Typically reserved for retailers in the UK and Canada, this holiday has lessened in importance in recent years, with more people preferring to watch sport on...

News: Sony's Got One Last PS4, PS3, and Vita Sale in Store for the US PlayStation Store

Sony's Got One Last PS4, PS3, and Vita Sale in Store for the US PlayStation Store

Cheap and cheerful

You sleep when you die is the mantra that Sony appears to be living by. Despite the holidays being in full swing at this point, the platform holder has launched a final Flash Sale on the US PlayStation Store, which includes a handful of deals on all of the manufacturer's main machines. Highlights include Destiny for $44.99, Dragon...

News: PSN Experiencing Christmas Turbulence as New Consoles Connect

PSN Experiencing Christmas Turbulence as New Consoles Connect

Service partially offline

When you're chowing down on your turkey sandwiches and complaining about the quality of the PlayStation Network this Christmas, spare a thought for the unfortunate engineers tasked with keeping everything online over the next few days. At the time of typing, Sony's service is unsurprisingly facing some severe issues, as an...

News: PS4's Worst Game Crawls Out of the Basement as Brawl

PS4's Worst Game Crawls Out of the Basement as Brawl

The dark below

Hands up if you remember Basement Crawl? The curious Bomberman-inspired PlayStation 4 exclusive from Bloober Team attained a reasonable amount of attention due to it being one of the first next-gen titles to deploy in 2014. The final product left a lot to be desired, however, prompting it to earn a miserable Metascore of just 27. Not...

News: Sony's Cancelled Movie The Interview Is Out Now, But Not on PSN Yet

Sony's Cancelled Movie The Interview Is Out Now, But Not on PSN Yet

Called back

We know that companies change their minds all of the time, but this is insane. Sony previously said that it had no intention of ever releasing The Interview, but it's swiftly reversed that decision, and deployed the controversial flick – a day before its originally intended launch date. Clearly sensing dollar signs from all of the free...

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...

News: Sony Brings Glad Tidings with Bumper PS4, PS3, Vita EU Sale

Sony Brings Glad Tidings with Bumper PS4, PS3, Vita EU Sale

Shop 'til you drop

Ho ho ho – and a very Merry Christmas to you. You didn't think that Sony was done celebrating the season with that abysmal 12 Deals of Christmas countdown, did you? Good, because the platform holder has announced its January sale on the PlayStation Blog today, which is set to run through 24th December and into the New Year for...

Store Update: 23rd December 2014 (North America)

23rd December 2014 (North America)

The nightmare before Christmas

Well, it's practically Christmas – but Sony ain't shirking its civic duties. Considering that it's the 23rd December, this is a surprisingly bumper North American PlayStation Store update, featuring new titles such as Switch Galaxy Ultra, as well as a metric ton of DLC. There are also a slew of games on sale, so...

News: Find Out How Naughty Dog Conquered PlayStation in Anniversary Documentary

Find Out How Naughty Dog Conquered PlayStation in Anniversary Documentary

Time traveller

If you've got a spare hour this Christmas, then make sure that you watch this documentary on Naughty Dog. Originally shown at the company's 30th Anniversary event, the developer has uploaded the fascinating video to YouTube just in time for the holidays, and it's an absolute must-watch for PlayStation fans – or anyone interested...

Review: Super Mega Baseball (PlayStation 4)

Super Mega Baseball (PlayStation 4)

Out of the park

Super Mega Baseball marks the first release from Canadian developer Metalhead Software. Currently only available on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 as a cross-buy release, the $19.99 baseball title offers a marvellous distraction from the rigmarole of everyday life. As an arcade game, it's not going to put you in the Yankees...

News: This UK PS4 Bundle Comes with Four Blockbuster Games

This UK PS4 Bundle Comes with Four Blockbuster Games

How low can you go?

It's not even Boxing Day yet, but UK retailer GAME is already breaking out the big guns. Despite being historically expensive, the specialist store has been pretty competitive in the hardware space of late – and this £349.99 uber-bundle is one of the best that we've seen so far. It looks like Santa will be arriving early for...

News: Far Cry 4 and Freedom Wars Scale Final EU Christmas Sale

Far Cry 4 and Freedom Wars Scale Final EU Christmas Sale

And that's the end of that

Like the big box perched under your Christmas tree, Sony's big 12 Deals of Christmas initiative promised so much – only to serve up a slew of, frankly, underwhelming offers. The platform holder has put the lid on things today, announcing that for the next 48 hours, Far Cry 4 will be available for as low as £39.99 on...

News: Actually, PS4 Had the Most Great Games This Year

Actually, PS4 Had the Most Great Games This Year

Don't shoot the messenger

There's an image from Nintendo doing the rounds that claims that the Wii U had the most great games this year. It uses a combination of Metascore and user score from aggregation website Metacritic to draw its conclusion, which struck us as an unusual fusion of information. Perhaps this is because the aforementioned...

News: PlayStation 4 Proves Its Worth to the Tojo Clan

PlayStation 4 Proves Its Worth to the Tojo Clan

The Dragon of Dojima

It was only a matter of time before the PlayStation 4 obtained admission into the Tojo Clan. Ahead of the release of prequel Yakuza Zero next year, Sony has prepared four tattooed consoles, which should prove the company's allegiance to the current family chairman. Available in both white and black, the designs include the...