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Talking Point: How Frequently Do You Want PS4 Firmware Updates?

How Frequently Do You Want PS4 Firmware Updates?

Time for a change

Firmware updates on the PlayStation 3 were serious business. Take a gander at some of our older articles on the subject and you’ll spot more than a handful of prickly jabs pointed at people that complained about the constant need to update the console. In hindsight, it was a problem, with the system seemingly taking an age to...

News: PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Recharges with Photo Mode

PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Recharges with Photo Mode

Unleash your inner Peter Parker

Sucker Punch’s superhero sequel inFAMOUS: Second Son is an outrageously attractive game, and you’ll be able to prove just how picturesque the streets of Seattle are as part of the package’s brand new patch. Set to release sometime tomorrow, the new Photo Mode will allow you to create custom screenshots from the...

Store Update: 16th April 2014 (Europe)

16th April 2014 (Europe)

Still gleaming

It’s a big week for the European PlayStation Store, with new PlayStation 4 titles Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn and Trials Fusion vying for your attention. Other highlights include EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and The Sly Trilogy for PlayStation Vita. What are you buying? Pre-Ord

News: Sony Digs Deep with Physical Release of Minecraft: PS3 Edition

Sony Digs Deep with Physical Release of Minecraft: PS3 Edition

Money, money, money

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson’s bank balance may already be fit to burst, but the Swedish programmer’s about to receive another injection of cash courtesy of the impending physical release of the construction simulation’s PlayStation 3 Edition. Set to tunnel into stores on 14th May in Europe and 16th May in...

Who Would Win Wednesdays: Alduin vs. Bahamut

Alduin vs. Bahamut

Round 11

We're now so far into Who Wins Wednesdays that we've had to start using numbers when it comes to typing out the tagline. We've had ten features leading up to today's duel, with the last battle ending up as a win for everyone's favourite alien, Garrus Vakarian. In an attempt to keep things feeling fresh, we're going to move away from gun...

News: Whoa, Sony Is Selling All of Its 9,520,000 Shares in Square Enix

Whoa, Sony Is Selling All of Its 9,520,000 Shares in Square Enix

A lightning sale

Here's an odd one: Sony Computer Entertainment has recently announced that it has decided to sell its 9,520,000 shares in Square Enix to Japanese financial company SMBC Nikko Securities. The sale will furnish the firm with a flabbergasting ¥4.7 billion ($47 million) of wallet-filling financial gains. While it's certainly not going...

News: Are the Sony Vegas Pro People Collaborating on PS4 Firmware Update 1.70?

Are the Sony Vegas Pro People Collaborating on PS4 Firmware Update 1.70?

Cutting cool clips

The share button is undoubtedly one of the PlayStation 4’s most important features. Sony’s taken to advertising the social addition heavily on television in recent months, and it’s also committed to a complete overhaul of the functionality as part of the next-gen console’s upcoming v1.70 firmware update. And on that note,...

Review: The Sly Collection (PlayStation Vita)

The Sly Collection (PlayStation Vita)

Anthropomorphic excellence

While the Jak & Daxter and Ratchet & Clank trilogies are widely regarded as the pinnacle of the PlayStation 2’s platforming fare, it’s Sucker Punch’s criminally underrated Sly Cooper series that stole this humble editor’s heart during the early-to-mid 2000s. Depicting the globetrotting antics of a light...

Store Update: 15th April 2014 (North America)

15th April 2014 (North America)

Trials and error

If you’ve been itching for something new to play on your PlayStation 4, then there’s a little something for everyone available in the latest North American PlayStation Store update. In addition to Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn, early adopters can also look forward to motorcycle sim Trials Fusion and visual powerhouses...

Review: Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (PlayStation Vita)

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (PlayStation Vita)

Born to try

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars is one of the strangest games that you’ll ever play. Its premise – which, in essence, revolves around mating – provides an odd starting point, but get past this and you’ll find a surprisingly enjoyable excursion that’s only really let down by repetition and some unnecessarily sexual...

News: Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Is that a puppy in your pocket?

While shareholders plead with Nintendo to put their properties on iOS and Android devices, Sony is already casually doing just that. The platform holder recently released Knack’s Quest, a companion to the PlayStation 4 adventure created by Japan Studio – and now it’s followed up with PlayStation Vita

Rumour: Sony Stupidly Sets PSN Maintenance for Easter Monday

Sony Stupidly Sets PSN Maintenance for Easter Monday

Bunny boiler

There’s a long weekend on the way – but Sony seems eager to encourage you to go outside and play. Apparently, the platform holder is planning a period of PlayStation Network maintenance starting 16:00PM BST on 21st April through until 04:00AM BST on 22nd April. There’s nothing especially abnormal about that – aside from the fact...

News: Failed Kickstarter Citizens of Earth Is Destined to Save the World After All

Failed Kickstarter Citizens of Earth Is Destined to Save the World After All

We need you

Have you ever backed a Kickstarter only to have it fall short of its target goal, never to see the light of day? This was the fate that befell Citizens of Earth, an Earthbound-inspired RPG in which the vice president of the world must save the planet from destruction with the help of ordinary citizens. It seems that this game was...