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News: PS4's Price Drops to $329 at Walmart Ahead of the Holidays

PS4's Price Drops to $329 at Walmart Ahead of the Holidays

Ready! Fight

Whether this is a case of Walmart trying to drive foot traffic to its stores, or Sony realising that it needs to respond if it wants to maintain its dwindling North American lead, the PlayStation 4 has dropped to $329.00 at the aforementioned outlet. It looks like all of the stock has been allocated at this point, but we figured that...

News: Sony's Fighting Back with Some Big US PS4 Bundles

Sony's Fighting Back with Some Big US PS4 Bundles

Cut price consoles

Sony got its ass kicked in the last NPD report – but it doesn’t seem especially keen on taking another beating. The platform holder has teamed up with a slew of American retailers in order to prepare some last minute PlayStation 4 bundles, and they’re pretty decent if you’re in the market for a machine. Amazon’s offer...

News: PS4 Surpasses One Million Unit Milestone in France

PS4 Surpasses One Million Unit Milestone in France

Pour les joueurs

There’s no doubt that the French appreciate the finer things; snails, frogs’ legs, and now the PlayStation 4 are all an important part of the nation’s daily life. Writing on Twitter earlier today, PlayStation France confirmed that the next-gen console has now exceeded one million units in the region, making it the third...

News: How to Buy a 20th Anniversary PS4 Console in the UK

How to Buy a 20th Anniversary PS4 Console in the UK

Without paying exorbitant eBay prices, obviously

All of those cheap and cheerful 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 consoles sold out at the PlayStation ’94 pop-up shop in minutes last week, and were subsequently posted on eBay for astronomical fees. Fortunately, there’s still time for you to get in on the scalping, as Sony has more of the limited...

News: God Eater 2: Rage Burst Gobbles Up a Custom PS4, Vita, and PlayStation TV

God Eater 2: Rage Burst Gobbles Up a Custom PS4, Vita, and PlayStation TV

Deity delicacy

We hope that you’re hungry, because God Eater 2: Rage Burst will be scoring a sizeable helping of hardware treats. Due out alongside the re-release early next year, Sony has prepared a line of custom PlayStation 4, Vita, and even PlayStation TV consoles, which will be available in limited quantities from its official Japanese store...

News: China's Launch PS4 Has a Dragon Emblazoned on It

China's Launch PS4 Has a Dragon Emblazoned on It

PlayStation Roar

Sony will be commemorating the launch of the PlayStation 4 in China with a pretty nifty paintjob. Kotaku reports that consumers will be able to opt for a Special Dragon Edition of the next-gen system from 11th January in the region, which includes a custom hard drive faceplate featuring, well, a dragon and the brand’s iconic...

News: Huzzah! Sony Has Finally Revealed Some Proper Custom PS4 Faceplates

Huzzah! Sony Has Finally Revealed Some Proper Custom PS4 Faceplates

PlayStation phwoar

Aside from the recently announced 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4, Sony's new-gen super machine really hasn't had too many attractive options when it comes to customisation. Thankfully, the Japanese giant revealed a new set of faceplates after the PlayStation Experience keynote today. The plastic personalised plates...

News: Arrange a Heist to Snatch This Personalised Grand Theft Auto V PS4

Arrange a Heist to Snatch This Personalised Grand Theft Auto V PS4

Weazel Newsflash

You may want to give your buddy Lester Crest a call, as you’ve got a heist to arrange. No, you’re not going bank robbing this time – instead, you’re infiltrating Rockstar Games’ head office in order to snatch one of these custom PlayStation 4 consoles. Constructed as part of a giveaway on the developer’s official...

News: PS4 Passes One Million Sales Milestone in Germany

PS4 Passes One Million Sales Milestone in Germany

Pole position

It may well have been severely supply constrained at launch, but the PlayStation 4 has already passed the one million sales milestone in Germany, leaving its competitors in the dust. According to SCEE, the number was crossed on 21st October, putting its next-gen platform in “pole position”. Given the region, we reckon that the...

News: Black Friday PS4 Bundles Leaked at Walmart, Best Buy, Target

Black Friday PS4 Bundles Leaked at Walmart, Best Buy, Target

Deals of the decade

We can now probably safely assume that Sony’s big Black Friday push in the United States will revolve around Grand Theft Auto V and The Last of Us: Remastered. Following leaks earlier in the month, three of the nation’s biggest retailers have now revealed that you’ll be able to pick up the Japanese giant’s next-gen...

Weirdness: This Sneaky Sony Engineer Hid His Name in Your PS4

This Sneaky Sony Engineer Hid His Name in Your PS4

Can you find it?

If you were about to leave a company, what would you do to make sure that your name lived on within its walls? Well, Kazuya Sakakihara – an ex-software engineer for Sony, who helped design both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 – decided that the best way for him to leave an indelible mark on the Japanese giant was to quite...