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News: This Fancy Final Fantasy XIV PS4 Really Is a Limited Edition

This Fancy Final Fantasy XIV PS4 Really Is a Limited Edition

One of a kind

Despite the recent release of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, the PlayStation 4 is starting to slump in Japan. While the system remains difficult to track down in the West, the changing nature of the Eastern market means that Sony is struggling to replicate that success in its home nation. One title that may give the next-gen device...

News: Sony Is Thinking About a Pre-Loading Feature for Digital PS4 Games

Sony Is Thinking About a Pre-Loading Feature for Digital PS4 Games

We live in hope

The prospect of downloading retail games leaves us slightly conflicted. While it's certainly convenient to buy titles in the comfort of your living room, the mandatory marathon download sessions are slightly less appealing. Still, Sony has taken such confident strides in making the firmware update process on the PlayStation 4 so...

News: Wow, the PlayStation 4 Has Sold Over 5 Million Units

Wow, the PlayStation 4 Has Sold Over 5 Million Units

Smashing those sales projections

We probably don't need to tell you that the PlayStation 4 is doing an absolutely roaring trade all over the world. The Japanese giant initially expected to sell five million mega machines by the end of March, but this projection will need to be revised, as SCE executive Andrew House has recently confirmed that...

News: This Custom Yakuza Ishin PS4 Is Slightly Better Than Its Metal Gear Solid Alternative

This Custom Yakuza Ishin PS4 Is Slightly Better Than Its Metal Gear Solid Alternative

Classy console

We’re divided over the Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes special edition PlayStation 4. While one half of Push Square towers reckons that its understated design makes it prime import fodder, the other half thinks that it all looks a touch cheap. Personally, this editor prefers Sony’s alternative Yakuza Ishin option. We should...

News: Blimey, PS4 Sales Are More Than Double the Xbox One in Germany

Blimey, PS4 Sales Are More Than Double the Xbox One in Germany

Wunderbar

The PlayStation 4 has sold an impressive 250,000 units in Germany since its launch on 29th November. In comparison, the Xbox One – which released a week earlier on 22nd November – has moved 100,000 units. The figures come courtesy of Media Control GFK, and track the period up to the end of December. Sony's powerhouse has now sold a...

News: PS Vita Welcome Box Aims to Generate Interest in the Struggling Handheld

PS Vita Welcome Box Aims to Generate Interest in the Struggling Handheld

Japan only, unfortunately

To say that the PlayStation Vita is in a tricky position would be a resounding understatement. Sony's handheld darling is emphatically adored by those that own it, but seemingly ignored by everyone else – including the buying public. In a bid to reverse the machine's failing fortunes, the platform holder has announced a...

News: Wow, Sony Has Already Sold 4.2 Million PS4 Consoles

Wow, Sony Has Already Sold 4.2 Million PS4 Consoles

All according to plan

Sony boss Kaz Hirai’s rousing CES 2014 keynote earlier today centred on the idea of ‘wow’, and the company delivered a jaw dropping announcement of its own by confirming that the PlayStation 4 has already surpassed sales of 4.2 million units. Those numbers are accurate to 28th December, meaning that the figures are likely...

News: Sony Sees Dollar Signs As China Lifts Console Ban

Sony Sees Dollar Signs As China Lifts Console Ban

Shanghai soon

Sony will be rubbing its hands with glee right now, as a ban in China preventing the sale of foreign video game consoles has been temporarily lifted, opening up an enormous potential market for the PlayStation 4. The law, which had been previously in place for 14 years, had stopped the Japanese manufacturer from offloading its wares...