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News: Sony Confirms $249.99 PS4 Bundle for Black Friday

Sony Confirms $249.99 PS4 Bundle for Black Friday

Dark days before Christmas

It's already leaked on the flyers of every major retailer in the United States, but Sony has now confirmed that the PlayStation 4 will plunge to $249.99 starting 24th November through Cyber Monday on 28th November. It's the 500GB Slim model of the console that will be available, alongside copies of Uncharted 4: A Thief's...

Deals: Score a PS4 Pro and Sony 4K TV for $1,000

Score a PS4 Pro and Sony 4K TV for $1,000

Pro tip

Got a bit of pocket change this holiday? Then your local Best Buy may just have a deal that'll tickle you into submission. For this week only, the US store is selling the PlayStation 4 Pro alongside a Sony 55" 2160p 4K smart TV with HDR for less than $1,000. While that sounds like a lot of money – it is, obvs – it's worth mentioning...

News: Live Streaming Gets a Lot of Love on PS4 Pro

Live Streaming Gets a Lot of Love on PS4 Pro

Sharing is caring

There are many reasons to upgrade to the PlayStation 4 Pro, but if you're someone who enjoys hosting live streams, then here's another: Sony's supercharged system enables you to stream in 1080p at 60 frames-per-second – a sizeable leap from the 720p cap of the original model. We had reviewer Alex Stinton test out the upgrade...

News: Want to Know What Your PS4 Pro Looks Like Inside?

Want to Know What Your PS4 Pro Looks Like Inside?

Hot stuff

Want to see your PlayStation 4 Pro without its clothes? Of course you do – you're not the only one who's been fantasising about it. Fortunately, the folks at Virtual Future TV have done the hard work so that you don't have to. In the 15 minute video embedded above, a gloved technician takes the console to bits, revealing all of its...

News: PS4 Slumps to Yet Another NPD Defeat in October

PS4 Slumps to Yet Another NPD Defeat in October

Mind the gap

After years of being on top, the PlayStation 4 has now slumped to its fourth NPD defeat in a row – a trend that would probably be worrying Sony if its install base wasn't growing at an accelerated rate globally. The console lost the monthly US hardware contest for October, meaning that it's been a little while since the Japanese...

Video: PS4 Pro Is the Quietest PlayStation 4 to Date

PS4 Pro Is the Quietest PlayStation 4 to Date

Oh so quiet

A lot of people have been asking questions regarding the volume of the fan noise in the PlayStation 4 Pro, and we're happy to report that it's the quietest console in the range that Sony's released thus far. We obviously have to temper this observation by pointing out that we've only been using the console for a few days, and things...

Feature: Should You Buy the PS4 Pro?

Should You Buy the PS4 Pro?

Early impressions on Sony's supercharged system

We've been playing around with the PlayStation 4 Pro for a few days now, and while we're not quite ready to review it yet, we have fiddled around with the supercharged format long enough in order to bring you some first-hand impressions. We're really against the clock here so can only apologise for...

Video: Let's Unbox the PS4 Pro, Shall We?

Let's Unbox the PS4 Pro, Shall We?

Oh go on then

We've got the PlayStation 4 Pro, though we can't say much about it until tomorrow. Then again, we did just put together a massive impressions piece, so maybe check that out while you wait. In the meantime, we are very much allowed to show you what's inside the packaging, so please enjoy this unboxing clip. Such original content, eh?...

News: PS4 Pro Is Already Being Sold in Some Stores

PS4 Pro Is Already Being Sold in Some Stores

Early doors

Sony's not dropping the PlayStation 4 Pro until next week, but stock is already in the retail channel, and that's leading to leaks. We've heard of several people who have already managed to purchase the supercharged platform, and one has been posting videos of it running Uncharted 4: A Thief's End in 4K resolution on YouTube. The...