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News: Destiny Down for 8 Hours of Maintenance Starting Now

Destiny Down for 8 Hours of Maintenance Starting Now

Going dark

We hope that you weren't planning on playing some Destiny tonight, as the servers are being taken down and prepped for the game's next update for eight whole hours, starting now. The title will be playable again at around 00:00AM BST / 16:00PM PT, but you'll obviously have to download the aforementioned patch before you can hop back...

News: Bethesda Won't Comment on Fallout: New Orleans Rumours

Bethesda Won't Comment on Fallout: New Orleans Rumours

Crawl out through the Fallout

Last month, we reported on a trademark for something called Fallout: New Orleans. Almost as soon as the news got out, the 'net was awash in speculation, with many hoping and praying that Bethesda was going to allow another studio to have a crack at the Fallout franchise, much like Obsidian did with Fallout: New Vegas...

News: The Elder Scrolls Online Runs in Native 4K on PS4 Pro

The Elder Scrolls Online Runs in Native 4K on PS4 Pro

That's quite the jump

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited doesn't look bad on PlayStation 4, but it doesn't look fantastic, either - as you'd probably expect from such a colossal MMO running on console hardware. However, developer Zenimax Online Studios has confirmed that the title will take advantage of the newly announced PlayStation 4...

News: The Next Samurai Warriors Game Is Heading West in 2017

The Next Samurai Warriors Game Is Heading West in 2017

Yukimura's back for more

We've never bothered to cover the latest Samurai Warriors title purely because we weren't sure if it was actually going be confirmed for a Western release due to its ties with Japanese television series Sanada Maru. However, prolific publisher Koei Tecmo has announced that Samurai Warriors: Sanada Maru will indeed be...

News: Toukiden 2's Open World Oni Slaying Confirmed for North America and Europe

Toukiden 2's Open World Oni Slaying Confirmed for North America and Europe

The bigger they are

Toukiden 2, the sequel to the rather good Toukiden: Kiwami, has been confirmed for a Western release by publisher Koei Tecmo. The title's been available in Japan since July. Due to launch in Europe and North America in 2017, the demon-slaying series goes open world with its latest instalment, featuring large environments that...

News: To Keep Things Fair, Multiplayer Modes Won't Have Better Frame Rates on PS4 Pro

To Keep Things Fair, Multiplayer Modes Won't Have Better Frame Rates on PS4 Pro

Makes sense

Naughty Dog lead programmer Christian Gyrling has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 Pro won't provide an advantage when it comes to multiplayer gaming. When the new console was announced at the PlayStation Meeting last night, there was some worry that its increased performance would give Pro users the upper hand during competitive play,...

News: PS4 Pro Takes 4K Screenshots, Captures 1080p Video

PS4 Pro Takes 4K Screenshots, Captures 1080p Video

Broadcasts gameplay at 60fps, too

Some welcome news for all of you who can't stop pressing that Share button: the PlayStation 4 Pro will enhance the social-but-not-too-social experience by offering 4K screenshots and 1080p video capture. That's quite the jump in quality from the standard PlayStation 4's 1080p screenshots and 720p video. What's...

News: Mass Effect: Andromeda Male and Female Protagonists Are Siblings

Mass Effect: Andromeda Male and Female Protagonists Are Siblings

Bonds of blood

An intriguing little detail emerging from the PlayStation Meeting, it turns out that Mass Effect: Andromeda's main character, Ryder, will have a brother or sister depending on whether you decide to play as a male or female protagonist. In other words, both Ryders will exist within the game. Speaking to PlayStation Access, BioWare...

Feature: Everything You Need to Know About PS4 Pro

Everything You Need to Know About PS4 Pro

All of your questions answered

Sony was always going to have difficulty explaining what the PlayStation 4 Pro is – and, perhaps more importantly, who it's for – during its PlayStation Meeting press conference this week. The console, which represents a kind of half-step for the existing PS4 model, is not intended to blur generations or begin...

News: This Is the Best PS4 Pro Sales Pitch You'll See Today

This Is the Best PS4 Pro Sales Pitch You'll See Today

On the Mark

Mark Cerny's got a way with words that makes everything he says - no matter how outlandish - sound completely and totally reasonable. The PlayStation 4's lead system architect, Cerny is essentially responsible for the design of Sony's current-gen platforms - including the newly announced PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro. Who better to sell you a...

News: The New PS4 Controller Offers More Than Just Another Lightbar

The New PS4 Controller Offers More Than Just Another Lightbar

Mark Cerny shares a secret

Hmmmm, this is an interesting little detail. In a new video on the official PlayStation YouTube channel, lead system architect Mark Cerny reveals that the revised DualShock 4 controller, which will be packaged with the PlayStation 4 Slim and PlayStation 4 Pro, won't just add another lightbar - it will, in fact, offer...

Reaction: Shrewd Sony Looks to Continue Market Domination with PS4 Pro

Shrewd Sony Looks to Continue Market Domination with PS4 Pro

Pro tip

Sony announced two new consoles at its PlayStation Meeting press conference today: the new PS4 Pro system and the already-leaked PS4 Slim. But with reactions mixed across the web, what do we think of the Japanese giant's bold new strategy? In this article, editors Sammy Barker and Robert Ramsey react to today's presser. Sammy Barker,...

News: Pre-Order Your PS4 Pro Console Right Now

Pre-Order Your PS4 Pro Console Right Now

PS4 Slim pre-orders also live ahead of launch

A few hours ago, we didn't really know what the PlayStation 4 Pro was going to be. Now, however, pre-orders are beginning to go live. Amazon, as is so often the case, is one of the first major retailers to hop aboard the pre-order train – and here are all the links you'll need to nab Sony's latest...

News: Horizon: Zero Dawn Looks Drop Dead Gorgeous in New PS4 Pro Gameplay Trailer

Horizon: Zero Dawn Looks Drop Dead Gorgeous in New PS4 Pro Gameplay Trailer

Phwoar

Wow, and we thought Horizon: Zero Dawn already looked stunning. During its PlayStation Meeting press conference earlier today, Sony showed off some brand new footage of Guerrilla Games' highly anticipated exclusive running on the newly announced PlayStation 4 Pro. The supercharged console allows for more detailed environments, and a better...

News: PS4 Pro Specs Reveal More Than Twice the GPU Speed, Better Wifi

PS4 Pro Specs Reveal More Than Twice the GPU Speed, Better Wifi

Go Pro

Sony has revealed the PlayStation 4 Pro's technical specifications, and they match the reported specs that leaked earlier this year. Who woulda thunk it? The big difference between the regular PS4 and the Pro is the latter's improved Graphics Processing Unit, or GPU for short. The Pro's GPU sits at 4.20 teraflops, meaning that it has more...

News: Here's Your First Look at Sony's New PS4 Pro Console

Here's Your First Look at Sony's New PS4 Pro Console

Big Mac

As anticipated, Sony announced the PlayStation 4 Pro during its PlayStation Meeting press conference earlier this evening, which will boast a significantly enhanced GPU and tons of bells and whistles on top of the current model, like 4K resolution and HDR support. And it will release on 10th November, with a price of $399.99. But what...

News: PS4 Pro Doesn't Appear to Have a 4K Blu-ray Player

PS4 Pro Doesn't Appear to Have a 4K Blu-ray Player

4K off

In what may be the first bloody nose that Sony's sustained this generation, the PlayStation 4 Pro won't come with a 4K Blu-ray drive. The platform holder didn't mention Blu-ray once during its press conference this evening, and now a slew of senior reporters in New York are claiming that the console won't support Ultra High-Definition...

News: Every PS4 Console to Be Upgraded with HDR Support

Every PS4 Console to Be Upgraded with HDR Support

Patch incoming to unlock new potential

Much of Sony's press conference today, of course, centred on the new PlayStation 4 Pro console – but there was good news for existing owners of the system, too. Speaking during the PlayStation Meeting 2016 press conference, suit Andrew House announced that every single system will be updated to support high...

News: Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Is Finally Here, Running on PS4 Pro

Mass Effect: Andromeda Gameplay Is Finally Here, Running on PS4 Pro

The future is here

Those BioWare Twitter teases weren't for nothing, it would seem. As hinted, Mass Effect: Andromeda was indeed shown during Sony's PlayStation Meeting - and it was running on the newly announced PlayStation 4 Pro. This trailer is the first time that we've seen real, near-finished gameplay of the 2017 title, and it's looking...

Talking Point: Did Sony's PlayStation Meeting 2016 Presser Deliver?

Did Sony's PlayStation Meeting 2016 Presser Deliver?

Pro skills

Sony just wrapped up its PlayStation Meeting 2016 press conference, where it announced the PlayStation 4 Pro, PlayStation 4 Slim, and the dozens of games that will support the new system. But did it live up to your expectations? Were you satisfied with the new hardware on display? Are the prices and release dates right in your eyes? What...

News: PS4 Slim Will Release by 15th September for $299

PS4 Slim Will Release by 15th September for $299

Hitting shelves on 15th September

Bet you weren't expecting this: the PlayStation 4 Slim was finally announced at today's PlayStation Meeting presser. Right off the bat, Andrew House announced that this more energy-efficient, smaller system (which looks exactly as the many leaks claimed it would) will be available from 15th September this year,...

News: PS4 Pro Confirmed, Launches November 2016 for $399

PS4 Pro Confirmed, Launches November 2016 for $399

#4ThePros

Sony has confirmed that the PS4K or 'Neo' is real - and that it's actually called the PlayStation 4 Pro. As leaked reports earlier in the year suggested, the Pro will support 4K televisions, and it's more powerful than the regular system. It'll supposedly allow for more graphical detail, better frame rates, and faster load times in your...

Live: Watch Sony's PlayStation Meeting 2016 Press Conference Right Here

Watch Sony's PlayStation Meeting 2016 Press Conference Right Here

Neo or never

It's been an extraordinary long time since the PlayStation 4K – or Neo as its better known – leaked at the Game Developers Conference all the way back in March, but PlayStation Meeting 2016 will finally see Sony reveal the console. The device – expected to be a supercharged PS4 console – will likely be accompanied by the...

Live: Final Fantasy XV's Abbey Road Concert Will Get You in the Mood for Sony's Presser

Final Fantasy XV's Abbey Road Concert Will Get You in the Mood for Sony's Presser

If you aren't already

Good news: Square Enix is hosting a Final Fantasy XV concert live at Abbey Road Studios tonight. Bad news: it's taking place just about an hour before Sony's big PlayStation Meeting press conference kicks off. Good news: you can watch both live here at Push Square. Bad news: it's a f**kin' gorgeous evening, so who wants to...

News: Mass Effect Dev BioWare May Have Something to Show at the PlayStation Meeting

Mass Effect Dev BioWare May Have Something to Show at the PlayStation Meeting

All aboard the Normandy

Oh BioWare, always with the teasing. Hard at work on Mass Effect: Andromeda - which is supposedly launching early next year - the Canadian developer has been busy hinting that it may play a part in Sony's PlayStation Meeting later today. Gasp! No, seriously, that's a real gasp. The studio's potential presence may give a...