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News: Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Not dead yet

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Japanese doom and gloom, there's some good news for the PlayStation 4 in Japan – as it's passed one million units in the all-important region. The latest Media Create data shows that the system sold a reasonable 42,216 consoles during the week ending 4th January, which was enough to tip its install...

News: Voice Actor Goofs Up with Kingdom Hearts III's PS4 Release Date

Voice Actor Goofs Up with Kingdom Hearts III's PS4 Release Date

You're taking the Mickey

Voice actors are hired by big video game publishers to open their gobs, so it's no surprise that they struggle to keep them shut outside of the booth. Bill Farmer, who's playing Goofy in Kingdom Hearts III, caused a mild storm on Twitter earlier this week when he 'announced' that the forthcoming PlayStation 4 sequel will...

News: Strategy RPG Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart Lands Next Month

Strategy RPG Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart Lands Next Month

Too many games, too little time

Everyone needs a change of pace sometimes, and the Goddesses of the Hyperdimention Neptunia universe are no different. Not only is the PlayStation CPU starring in her own game Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart, but it's also the first strategy role-playing game in the franchise – a perfect fit for its Vita...

News: Make Your Own War Stories in Free PS4 Shooter PlanetSide 2's Beta from 20th January

Make Your Own War Stories in Free PS4 Shooter PlanetSide 2's Beta from 20th January

Out of this world

It's been a long time coming, but PlanetSide 2's closed beta will finally deploy on the PlayStation 4 later this month. According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, the first wave of lucky testers will be invited to access the title from 20th January, with new recruits set to be slowly ushered in thereafter. To join your buddies on...

Feature: Why the PS4 Is Selling So Extraordinarily Well

Why the PS4 Is Selling So Extraordinarily Well

Secret sauce

There were a few miffed reactions around the web earlier in the week when Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 has now sold a staggering 18.5 million units globally. A slip-up in the November NPD reports, coupled with a lack of truly meaningful exclusives over the holiday period, prompted some to ponder whether the platform holder...

News: Don't Forget to Download Your Free PlayStation Plus Games for January

Don't Forget to Download Your Free PlayStation Plus Games for January

What will you play first?

We're sure that you won't need telling, but just in case: January's free PlayStation Plus titles are available to download in North America and Europe now. We detailed the lineup in full through here, but as a quick recap, your subscription will grant you access to The Swapper, inFAMOUS: First Light, DuckTales: Remastered,

News: Dozens More PS4, PS3, Vita Discounts Deploy on the EU PlayStation Store

Dozens More PS4, PS3, Vita Discounts Deploy on the EU PlayStation Store

Pennies make pounds

Sony's extending its ongoing European PlayStation Store sale into the New Year, with dozens of new PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita promotions invited to the party as part of today's update. These deals are set to run through until 21st January unless stated otherwise, and include a mixture of retail releases and indie...

News: Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires Delay Gives PS4, PS3 Owners a Breather

Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires Delay Gives PS4, PS3 Owners a Breather

Out of action for a month

Hello, everyone – this is not your regular musou expert, Robert Ramsey. While he's busy adding another zero to his Samurai Warriors 4 play clock, though, we're here to tell you that Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires has been delayed. We're sure that this will come as a disappointment to some of you, but seeing as a new one of...

News: Keyboard Warriors Will Want Nyko's PS4 Type Pad

Keyboard Warriors Will Want Nyko's PS4 Type Pad

Quirky QWERTY

Nyko's clearly eyeing that enormous PlayStation 4 install base with real eagerness right now. In addition to the Data Bank, the accessories manufacturer has also dreamed up a DualShock 4 type pad, which will add a mini-keyboard to the controller. This plugs right into the bottom of the device, and will operate over Bluetooth. In...

Store Update: 6th January 2015 (North America)

6th January 2015 (North America)

Back to business

We'd only just gotten used to writing '2014' in the title of these articles, so goodness knows how we're going to deal with the New Year. Fortunately, we don't have a whole let else to think about with this particular story, as meaningful content is thin on the ground. With just a handful of new titles available in this North...

News: PS4 Exclusive Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Will Obviously Have a Multiplayer Mode

PS4 Exclusive Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Will Obviously Have a Multiplayer Mode

Well, duh

The Last of Us' plaudits may mostly stem from the heart wrenching tale at the core of its campaign, but its multiplayer was a bit of an overlooked gem. Fusing the very best of old-school SOCOM with the release's survival theme, it was surprisingly strong – and the factions-based metagame, which pulled data from your Facebook page if you...

News: Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

The best of British

If you hadn't already noticed, we're slap bang in the centre of that period where companies beat their chests and boast about the previous year's sales. And hot on the heels of last night's impressive PlayStation 4 install base update, SCEUK has revealed that its next-gen system was the best-selling console in Britain last year...

News: Tony Hawk Will Pop Shove-It on PS4 This Year

Tony Hawk Will Pop Shove-It on PS4 This Year

Still a Superman

Tony Hawk may have bailed during much of the PlayStation 3 era, but he's back on his board and pimping a brand new game for the PlayStation 4. The pro skater put in a surprise appearance during Sony's big CES keynote overnight, announcing that a new game bearing his name will launch on the Japanese giant's next-gen machine later...

News: Bask in the Unaffordable Glow of Sony's CES 2015 Press Conference

Bask in the Unaffordable Glow of Sony's CES 2015 Press Conference

Electronics avenue

Confession: we didn't know that Sony's big CES 2015 press conference was last night. Despite its focus on non-PlayStation electronics, we typically take a moment to live blog the event – mainly so that we can marvel at gaffer Kaz Hirai's impressive stage presence. Sadly, we missed the live show – but thanks to the beauty of...