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News: Why Are Digital PS4 Games So Expensive in the UK?

Why Are Digital PS4 Games So Expensive in the UK?

Price barrier

Sony may have done right by consumers with regards to physical media on the PlayStation 4, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a priority on the next generation system. A quick glance at the hardware’s chassis may mean that you overlook the disc slot, while the device’s power and eject buttons are even harder to find. Figure out...

News: Italy's PS4 Launch Event Was Way Better Than Yours

Italy's PS4 Launch Event Was Way Better Than Yours

Lights and sounds

Hardware launch events are always enjoyable because the sense of energy among consumers is infectious – but Sony’s Italian branch opted to elevate the experience to an entirely different level in Rome overnight. As opposed to handing out t-shirts and pizza to celebrate the PlayStation 4’s release, the platform holder...

News: Wow, These PS4 Queues in Berlin Are Absolutely Insane

Wow, These PS4 Queues in Berlin Are Absolutely Insane

Lining up for the launch lineup

You may have heard people refer to Europe as ‘Sony Land’ in the past, but what does that actually mean? Well, this video of a PlayStation 4 midnight launch event in Berlin should give you a good idea, as it takes one amateur cameraman almost four minutes to sprint from the back of the line to the front. It’s the...

Out Today: PS4 Provides the Best Place to Play in Europe

PS4 Provides the Best Place to Play in Europe

The console cometh

We’re not sure we can come up with any different ways to say that the PlayStation 4 has launched. Regular readers will know that we’ve already typed a dozen articles pertaining to the release of Sony’s next generation console in November alone, so hopefully you’ll forgive us a basic block of text as we’re creatively...

Live: Watch the European PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

Watch the European PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

Live from London

Time zones mean that the PlayStation 4 has already launched in parts of Europe, but there’s still a little while to go before the console officially deploys in the UK. In order to keep abreast of the action, PlayStation Access is running a stream live from Covent Garden in London, where frozen fans are being polled about their...

News: Plenty More on the Horizon for PS4, System to Avoid Drought

Plenty More on the Horizon for PS4, System to Avoid Drought

The Devil makes work for idle thumbs

Sony may have been criticised for the PlayStation 4’s light launch lineup, but Fergal Gara isn’t concerned about the future at all. The executive, who fronts the British arm of the Japanese giant’s gaming business, has been chatting ahead of tonight’s European release – and says that there are some...

News: Sony: We Are Expecting Record Sales for the PS4 in Europe

Sony: We Are Expecting Record Sales for the PS4 in Europe

Player power

While those of you in North America merrily fill your faces with Thanksgiving turkey, the majority of Europe is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the PlayStation 4. The next generation console may be old news by now in the Land of the Free, but the platform is poised to deploy in the Old World imminently. And writing on the PlayStation...

News: What Does the PS4's European Launch Lineup Look Like?

What Does the PS4's European Launch Lineup Look Like?

Well, it's quite big

We’ve barely recovered from the PlayStation 4’s previous launch, but we’re grudgingly prepared to do it all over again. As the butterflies in your bellies will no doubt corroborate, Sony’s next generation console is due out in Europe this week – and the platform holder has deployed the device’s full list of launch...

News: Waiting for the European PS4 Launch? You'll Be Able to Grab Firmware v1.51 Soon

Waiting for the European PS4 Launch? You'll Be Able to Grab Firmware v1.51 Soon

Power patches

There’s a good chance that the PlayStation Network will keel over again this week, as the PlayStation 4 deploys across parts of Europe. In order to avoid launch day disappointment, you may want to consider downloading the system’s latest firmware update prior to the platform’s release this Friday. According to SCEE community...

News: European PS4 TV Commercial Takes You on a Tour

European PS4 TV Commercial Takes You on a Tour

The best place to play

Hadouken Cabs weren’t messing around when they promised that their taxi service knocks the competition out. While last week’s teaser trailer for the fictional cab firm hasn’t culminated with a shiny new Street Fighter announcement, Sony’s primary European PlayStation 4 television campaign is still pretty cool...

News: PS4 Shooter Resogun Reloads in Gigantic European PS Plus Update

PS4 Shooter Resogun Reloads in Gigantic European PS Plus Update

GRID 2, Sonic Racing, and more up for grabs

And so it begins. Next month’s European PlayStation Plus update includes the very first batch of PlayStation 4 content, with Housemarque’s delicious shoot-‘em-up Resogun and Compulsion Games’ intriguing puzzle platformer Contrast available for free for subscribers. They’re just two of an enormous...

Store Update: 6th November 2013 (Europe)

6th November 2013 (Europe)

Take your pick

Call of Duty: Ghosts is the headline addition in this week’s European PlayStation Store update, but it’s accompanied by a cavalcade of smaller digital downloads. Vying for your attention are CastleStorm, Final Exam, and many more. Also worthy of note is Oddworld: The OddBoxx, which bundles four games for £15.99.

Store Update: 30th October 2013 (Europe)

30th October 2013 (Europe)

Day late friend

We’re a teensy bit late to the party with this week’s European PlayStation Store update, but fortunately the content has remained fresh over the past 24 hours. There are a fair few noteworthy arrivals this week, including Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Battlefield 4, and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD...

News: Ys Memories of Celceta Dashes onto European Vitas in 2014

Ys Memories of Celceta Dashes onto European Vitas in 2014

Ys please

Always on the lookout for a new adventure, the Ys series' red-haired protagonist Adol Christin will be journeying to Europe in early 2014, as he races like a maniac through the PlayStation Vita's Ys Memories of Celceta. As foretold earlier in the year, the release is due out imminently in North America. Tackling an expansive overworld...