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News: Steins;Gate's El Psy Kongroo Edition Lets You Join the Science Club

Steins;Gate's El Psy Kongroo Edition Lets You Join the Science Club

Tuturu!

There hasn't been much word on cult hit visual novel Steins;Gate since the announcement of its PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita release. For North America and Europe, its release date is still a tentative May 2015. However, eager fans should be happy with the announcement of the El Psy Kongroo special edition, which will be exclusive to...

Guide: How to Automatically Install PS4 Firmware Updates in Rest Mode

How to Automatically Install PS4 Firmware Updates in Rest Mode

Time saver

As long as you've got background downloads enabled, your PlayStation 4 will automatically download patches and firmware updates while your system is in Rest Mode. However, up until system software v2.50, you had to manually turn on your system in order to install any operating system overhauls. That's no longer the case, as an automatic...

News: Well, Shanks Looks Overpowered in One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3

Well, Shanks Looks Overpowered in One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3

One armed warrior

Even hardcore One Piece fans don't know too much about Shanks, supposedly one of the property's most powerful pirates. Having lost an arm while defending protagonist Luffy as a child, he's had to make do with just one, but that hasn't stopped him from looking incredibly powerful in his One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 debut. Thinking...

News: Wait, Did Grand Theft Auto V Just Get a Graphical Downgrade on PS4?

Wait, Did Grand Theft Auto V Just Get a Graphical Downgrade on PS4?

Loss Santos

Bit of a weird one, this, but YouTube user ElAnalistaDeBits reckons that the PlayStation 4 version of Grand Theft Auto V has suffered a graphical downgrade after the game's latest update. On Reddit, opinions are torn as to why this might be. Some argue that it's a purposeful move, with Rockstar having to tweak things in order to add...

Guide: How to Back Up Your PS4 HDD to a USB Drive

How to Back Up Your PS4 HDD to a USB Drive

And restore it, too

Whether you're looking to switch out your PlayStation hard drive for something a little bigger or simply want peace of mind, there's no doubt that PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50's new backup and restore feature will come in handy. This will essentially allow you to dump a mirror of your system's HDD onto an external device,...

News: Remember to Make Room for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection's Huge Day One Patch on PS4

Remember to Make Room for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection's Huge Day One Patch on PS4

Not so handsome

We're well and truly into the age of ridiculously big downloadable game updates, but Borderlands: The Handsome Collection actually has a decent excuse. Weighing in at a rather large 8.31GB, you'll need the title's day one patch before you dive into some shooting and looting madness. Thankfully, it's not just a hefty chunk of data...

Guide: How to Find Your Facebook Friends on PS4

How to Find Your Facebook Friends on PS4

Social gaming

Gaming is a great pastime individually, but it's even better when you share it with people that you know. Assuming that you're not a complete hermit, there's a good chance that you'll keep tabs on your pals through Facebook – and PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 makes it even easier than ever for you to connect with your...

News: Sony, Why the Heck Have You Moved the PS4's PlayStation Store Icon?

Sony, Why the Heck Have You Moved the PS4's PlayStation Store Icon?

One step forward, two steps back

If there's one thing that this author can't stand about Sony, it's the company's needless obsession with tinkering. This can be a good thing in some instances, as it strives to improve its systems with tweaks and changes – but sometimes we get the impression that it just makes adjustments for the sheer sake of...

Guide: How to Remove 0% Trophies from Your PS4 Profile

How to Remove 0% Trophies from Your PS4 Profile

Tidying up your Trophy cabinet

If you're as uptight and as obsessive compulsive as this particular author, you'll no doubt hate the sight of zero per cent Trophy sets on your PlayStation Network profile. Fortunately, you can now remove them on your PlayStation 4 courtesy of firmware update v2.50. Isn't the present a magical place? 1. Go to...

Live: Check Out NicoNico's Senran Kagura: Estival Versus Stream for PS4 Footage

Check Out NicoNico's Senran Kagura: Estival Versus Stream for PS4 Footage

Fun in the sun

Summer is on its way and developer Marvelous is ready to get us in the holiday spirit with Senran Kagura: Estival Versus. The girls will be donning their swimsuits and getting involved in various water sports to show off the series' latest game engine. Airing on streaming site NicoNico at 12:00PM GMT (8:00AM EDT), it will show off the...

Guide: How to Use Suspend and Resume on PS4

How to Use Suspend and Resume on PS4

Suspend your games in Rest Mode

Arguably the most anticipated new feature in PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 is the ability to Suspend/Resume your game in Rest Mode, meaning that you can put your console in a low power state, without ever needing to close the application. There is some setup required before this will work, but follow the...

News: You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Right Now

You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Right Now

Suspend/Resume what you were doing

It's the one that you want: PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 is available to download right now. The patch weighs in at a reasonable 245.2MB in size, meaning that you're not going to be waiting all day for this to download. Even this author's average connection managed to grab it in a timely manner, so your...

News: One Research Firm Reckons Resident Evil 7 Will Release on PS4 This Year

One Research Firm Reckons Resident Evil 7 Will Release on PS4 This Year

Seeing Redfield

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has put Capcom's survival horror series back on track, and the Japanese publisher could be looking to capitalise with the next instalment in the popular series. According to a report by research firm Super Data, it expects to see an "upswing as the next editions of several major franchises like Halo...