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News: Sony's Sending out PS4K Dev Kits Right Now

Sony's Sending out PS4K Dev Kits Right Now

And so it begins

Bloody hell, it's all kicking off today isn't it? Following Giant Bomb's earlier leak and probable confirmation of the existence of the PS4K, our pals over at Digital Foundry have stepped into the fray, backing up the claims and stating that they've also got their hands on the leaked technical documents. In short, everything...

News: PS4K Is Codenamed Neo, Has Upgraded Specs, Will Not Supplant Existing PS4 Systems

PS4K Is Codenamed Neo, Has Upgraded Specs, Will Not Supplant Existing PS4 Systems

Devs requested to support both consoles starting this October

Sony probably won't be happy today, as the PlayStation 4K has leaked in full – assuming that Giant Bomb's sources are correct. We've already heard a lot about the Japanese giant's hypothetical hardware half-step, but it seems that documentation regarding the device is now in the hands...

News: GameStop's Stoked About the PS4K At the Very Least

GameStop's Stoked About the PS4K At the Very Least

Money, money, money

While most of you remain unconvinced by the heavily rumoured PlayStation 4K, the big cheese at GameStop is rubbing his hands like a pantomime villain. Speaking at an investor day, COO Tony Bartel told an audience that, while the company's not basing its forecast particularly heavily on new formats, it's hyped about all of the...

News: Is This the Beginning of the End for the PlayStation Vita?

Is This the Beginning of the End for the PlayStation Vita?

Sony starting to cease shipments, it seems

It seems like, over four years since its original launch, the PlayStation Vita is nearing the end of its run. Reports are swirling that Sony has ceased shipping the system to the Netherlands, with major retailer Bol.com currently having only two units left in stock. And now a retail source has told NDTV...

News: So, the PS4K Has Been Under Our Nose All Along

So, the PS4K Has Been Under Our Nose All Along

We just didn't pay attention

This whole PlayStation 4K lark has been like a bullet train: we're already sick of writing about it and you've expressed your dissatisfaction regarding our regular posts about it. But it's kinda come out of nowhere, right? Well, we've been thinking about the hypothetical hardware half-step for a few days now – obvs...

Rumour: PS4K Will Cost $399, Will Feature 4K Blu-ray, and Will Boast Better Graphics

PS4K Will Cost $399, Will Feature 4K Blu-ray, and Will Boast Better Graphics

God of War 4 will supposedly leverage new system

Another day, another PlayStation 4K rumour. This time the news comes courtesy of the most trustworthy of venues: NeoGAF. . According to OsirisBlack, he/she recently attended a meeting where information was disclosed on Sony's hypothetical hardware half-step. The member has been verified by a...

Rumour: Sony's Building a Supercharged PS4 Console

Sony's Building a Supercharged PS4 Console

Better graphics! 4K compatible! Enhanced VR!

Sony, it seems, is working on a supercharged PlayStation 4 console. A report published by Kotaku – citing a slew of different sources – claims that the Japanese giant is at the very least exploring the possibility of a so-called PS4.5-esque system, which would boost the graphical capabilities of the...

News: Sony: We're in Position to Make 2016 the Most Successful Year in PlayStation History

Sony: We're in Position to Make 2016 the Most Successful Year in PlayStation History

PS4 sales surpass three million units in the UK

Another day, another milestone. This time, the PlayStation 4 has apparently surpassed three million units in the UK. The news comes courtesy of British trade magazine MCV, who cite UK retailers quoting GfK figures. Apparently, the platform surpassed the noteworthy install base sum all the way back in...

News: Sony Switches Off PlayStation TV Shipments in Japan

Sony Switches Off PlayStation TV Shipments in Japan

Tuned out

Sony's pushed the power button on PlayStation TV in Japan, with an update on its website stressing that it's no longer shipping the microconsole to local retailers. The failed format is still available from some stores, of course, but the platform holder will not be replenishing inventory once current stocks run out. In other words, it's...

News: Finally, We Can Compare PS4 and Xbox One Sales

Finally, We Can Compare PS4 and Xbox One Sales

Sony's way out in the lead

Microsoft stopped reporting Xbox One hardware sales recently, suggesting that its Monthly Active Users metric is more important than its flagship format's install base. Fortunately, an EA investor report and a bit of math has enabled us to, for the first time in a long while, see how the Redmond firm's box is performing in...

News: Yep, PS4 Is Wrecking the Competition in France, Too

Yep, PS4 Is Wrecking the Competition in France, Too

On top of the Old World

Surprise, surprise: the PlayStation 4 is sweeping aside the Xbox One and Wii U in France according to newly released sales data from French publication LeFigaro. As we reported earlier, Sony's latest console is also dominating the market in Germany, so it's safe to say that the Japanese company appears to still ha