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News: September NPD: Sony Silences Analysts as PS4 Sales Surge

September NPD: Sony Silences Analysts as PS4 Sales Surge

Nine month winning streak rolls on

Michael Pachter appears to enjoy pushing gamers’ buttons, so we doubt that he’ll care too much about the egg on his face right now; either way, his prediction that the PlayStation 4’s winning streak would end in September was, well, wrong. Sony actually managed a ninth month atop the NPD sales charts, with

Feature: What's New in PS4 Firmware Update 2.00?

What's New in PS4 Firmware Update 2.00?

Share Play, music player, themes, and more

Well, that was a short evening. This editor was just about to put his feet up, but Sony has released details regarding the PlayStation 4’s hotly anticipated firmware update v2.00 – and let us tell you, this is a real humdinger. It may be months in the making, but the software refresh – which was...

News: Sorry Ubisoft, But This Is the Worst Unboxing Ever

Sorry Ubisoft, But This Is the Worst Unboxing Ever

Taking the unboxing out of unboxing

Ubisoft, when you label your video as an unboxing, please understand that it comes with a set of standards attached. It’s a bit like the PlayStation TV – people thought that they’d be able to watch Netflix on that thing, and were understandably irritated when they couldn’t. So, while this Far Cry 4 Kyrat...

Review: NBA 2K15 (PlayStation 4)

NBA 2K15 (PlayStation 4)

Three-peat

There’s no question that NBA 2K has become the gold standard when it comes to basketball simulators, raising the bar year-after-year with great modes such as ‘My Career’ and ‘My GM’ that allows fans of not only the sport but also the league experience to fashion their own careers. Where this franchise has made its money, though,...

News: Yes, Sony's Readying an Official Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Bundle

Yes, Sony's Readying an Official Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Bundle

This is how you print money

Even the most ardent fan would find it hard to argue with the momentum that Microsoft seemingly has in November, between co-marketing deals on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Assassin’s Creed Unity, as well as its own exclusive games. However, there was always going to be one wildcard in the pre-Christmas battle:...

News: Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is Getting a Fancy New Photo Mode

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is Getting a Fancy New Photo Mode

Precious pictures

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor has been this month's sleeper hit, and the title just keeps getting better. Indeed, it recently received a patch which included a brand new photo mode - similar to the one's found in inFAMOUS: Second Son, and The Last of Us: Remastered - allowing you to take happy snaps of its haunting and gorg

Soapbox: Why Are We Arguing Over Holiday Exclusives When PS2's First Year Offering Will Forever Rule the Roost?

Why Are We Arguing Over Holiday Exclusives When PS2's First Year Offering Will Forever Rule the Roost?

Sammy Barker talks system sellers

Exclusives are the gamer’s equivalent of bullets. Venture into the dark recesses of any popular video game forum, and you’ll find format fighters striding into battle, armed with a list of titles that’s sure to ensure victory for their given side. It’s only natural, of course, that people should want to...

Rumour: Speculation Suggests Major PS4 Exclusives Will Be Unveiled at PlayStation Experience

Speculation Suggests Major PS4 Exclusives Will Be Unveiled at PlayStation Experience

Doesn't it always?

As is the case with any upcoming industry event, gamers are currently whipping themselves into a major frenzy over the PlayStation Experience event. For those out of the loop, this fan-based Las Vegas convention is set to run from 6th December through until 7th December, and promises to give attendees hands-on time with a bunch of...

News: DriveClub Developer to Roll Out New Game Update to Improve Online Issues

DriveClub Developer to Roll Out New Game Update to Improve Online Issues

"We're working around the clock"

Even though DriveClub’s issues are slowly edging into ‘unacceptable’ territory as far as we’re concerned, we suppose that developer Evolution Studios does at least deserve credit for providing updates on the game’s progress every 24 hours. That’s surely something, right? Sigh. Seriously, though, the...

News: Saints Row Gats Out of Hell a Little Earlier Than Anticipated on PS4, PS3

Saints Row Gats Out of Hell a Little Earlier Than Anticipated on PS4, PS3

Hell froze over

As someone that wanted to record a concept album on the seven deadly sins , we’re glad that a studio with actual talent is tackling the idea. Saints Row IV’s upcoming expansion, Gat Out of Hell, will boast seven firearms straight out of Satan’s weapon closet – and the brand new trailer embedded below gives you a quick look at...

Store Update: 15th October 2014 (Europe)

15th October 2014 (Europe)

The raunchy, the creepy, and the creative

This week's selection is leaving us spoiled, and we haven't even hit November yet. If you're eager to gear up ready for some pre-Hallowe'en thrills, there's The Evil Within and Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut. Meanwhile, if you're looking to live life on the wild side, then you can play with just the...

News: Your Custom Character's a Bit of a Badass in Dragon Age: Inquisition

Your Custom Character's a Bit of a Badass in Dragon Age: Inquisition

Don't mess with the best

We're only a month away from the release of Dragon Age: Inquisition, and it seems like developer BioWare is starting to go all out with promotional material for its open world RPG. After hosting an interesting live stream that featured the game's character creation system, the Canadian studio's gifted us with a new trailer...

Review: Don't Starve: Giant Edition (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Don't Starve: Giant Edition (PlayStation Network - Vita)

The mysterious beyond

Our review for roguelike survival title Don't Starve and its Reign of Giants expansion discussed the gaming equivalent of Marmite. With its unforgiving, trial-and-error gameplay, it will either leave you in utter frustration, or hook you like fellow crafting sim MineCraft. But with the title now available on the PlayStation...

News: Are You Good Enough? The PlayStation League Launches This Week in Spain

Are You Good Enough? The PlayStation League Launches This Week in Spain

Gaming just got serious

Venture into any video game message board, and you’ll realise that people already take this industry way too seriously. Still, in order to instil a little more anger into an already quite hostile pastime, Sony has revealed the Official PlayStation League in Spain – an eSports-esque competitive ladder for those with...