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News: PS4 Downloads Can Be Adapted Depending on Player Habits

PS4 Downloads Can Be Adapted Depending on Player Habits

Smart system

Much in the same way that we always move the tomato sauce to the front of the fridge, PlayStation 4 downloads can be rearranged depending on which modes and features prove the most popular. Speaking as part of an interview with The Guardian, DriveClub’s technical director Scott Kirkland explained that certain circuits and vehicles...

News: So, That PlayStation 4 RAM Saga Is Still Rolling

So, That PlayStation 4 RAM Saga Is Still Rolling

Paracetamol recommended

Does anyone have a headache yet? We feel like we’ve been ten rounds with Mike Tyson, and then forced to sit an advanced mathematics class at Oxford University. We succinctly summarised yesterday’s next generation RAM saga in a post late last night, but the details have changed ever so slightly today. Strap yourselves in...

News: Quick, the PS4 Is Back in Stock at Amazon.com

Quick, the PS4 Is Back in Stock at Amazon.com

What are you waiting for?

PlayStation 4 pre-order slots have become rarer than a smile from Kristen Stewart in recent weeks. As such, it’s with hurried excitement that we must inform you that there are launch day bundles back in stock at Amazon.com. Right now, you can snatch a system alongside Battlefield 4, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack,

News: Mark Cerny Wasn't Joking When He Said the PS4 Won't Overheat

Mark Cerny Wasn't Joking When He Said the PS4 Won't Overheat

Cold as ice

“Sony knows how to design the PlayStation 4 so that it won’t overheat,” noted a confident Mark Cerny earlier in the year. Turns out that the lead architect – who’s also working on launch title Knack – was not telling porkies either, as the next generation system will actually run at a cooler temperature than the existing...

News: Analyst: There'll Be More Xbox Ones Available at Launch Than PS4

Analyst: There'll Be More Xbox Ones Available at Launch Than PS4

Oh, really?

While it’s widely rumoured that Microsoft may be having some manufacturing issues with the Xbox One, Robert W. Baird analyst Colin Sebastian stated in a recent investor’s note that he believes that the Redmond-based manufacturer’s system will be readily available this Christmas. In fact, the financial forecaster stressed that the...

News: The PS4 Definitely Records Your Last 15 Minutes of Gameplay

The PS4 Definitely Records Your Last 15 Minutes of Gameplay

Sharing saga

It’s probably a testament to Sony’s successes with the PlayStation 4 that the length of the system’s record function sparked a bit of a heated debate today. Speaking at the Develop conference earlier this month, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s head of research and development Mark Brown said that the console could store...

News: The Crew Was Ported to PS4 by Just Two to Three People

The Crew Was Ported to PS4 by Just Two to Three People

Times are changing

At this point prior to the PlayStation 3’s release, we were starting to hear whispers about the console’s complex architecture. Third-party studios were really struggling to get to grips with the system, and that was evidenced by the slew of shoddy ports that plagued the platform for years after its arrival. Fortunately, the...

Hardware Review: Oyen Digital U32 Shadow 500GB External Hard Drive for PS3

Oyen Digital U32 Shadow 500GB External Hard Drive for PS3

Backup plan

Data is quickly becoming the digital thorn in our sides. As technology continues to integrate itself into our day-to-day lives, it’s becoming increasingly important to have a sequence of fail safes in place should something go wrong. But while the art of backing up is now a common practice in the office and home, it’s less commonly...