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News: How Much Money Did PS4 Make in 48 Hours in the UK?

How Much Money Did PS4 Make in 48 Hours in the UK?

It only prints money

Sony has smashed records in the UK, making the PlayStation 4 the country’s fastest selling console of all time – but how much money did the platform accrue within 48 hours? Industry publication MCV estimates that the system raked in a whopping £87 million ($142 million) during its first two

News: Wow, These PS4 Queues in Berlin Are Absolutely Insane

Wow, These PS4 Queues in Berlin Are Absolutely Insane

Lining up for the launch lineup

You may have heard people refer to Europe as ‘Sony Land’ in the past, but what does that actually mean? Well, this video of a PlayStation 4 midnight launch event in Berlin should give you a good idea, as it takes one amateur cameraman almost four minutes to sprint from the back of the line to the front. It’s the...

Out Today: PS4 Provides the Best Place to Play in Europe

PS4 Provides the Best Place to Play in Europe

The console cometh

We’re not sure we can come up with any different ways to say that the PlayStation 4 has launched. Regular readers will know that we’ve already typed a dozen articles pertaining to the release of Sony’s next generation console in November alone, so hopefully you’ll forgive us a basic block of text as we’re creatively...

News: Sony: We Are Expecting Record Sales for the PS4 in Europe

Sony: We Are Expecting Record Sales for the PS4 in Europe

Player power

While those of you in North America merrily fill your faces with Thanksgiving turkey, the majority of Europe is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the PlayStation 4. The next generation console may be old news by now in the Land of the Free, but the platform is poised to deploy in the Old World imminently. And writing on the PlayStation...

News: PS4 Smashes Canadian Launch Sales Records

PS4 Smashes Canadian Launch Sales Records

Platform holder now looking to the future

Sony has claimed that the PlayStation 4 enjoyed the biggest Canadian launch in gaming history – and given last week’s incredible sell-through tally, we don't think that it's exaggerating at all. Speaking with our friends over at

News: Sony: PS4 Launch Is Just the Beginning for the Console

Sony: PS4 Launch Is Just the Beginning for the Console

The game is just the start

Don’t go thinking that on the back of unprecedented first day sales Sony is going to slip into its old arrogant persona, as SCEA marketing executive Jon Koller has told GamesBeat that the PlayStation 4 is just the beginning for the next generation console. Speaking as part of the system’s launch event in New York City,...

News: Get Hot and Bothered with These Thermal Images of the PS4

Get Hot and Bothered with These Thermal Images of the PS4

Pretty cool

Perhaps the most glaring oversight in the PlayStation 4's design is its inability to withstand shots from a sniper rifle. However, if this shocking omission is forcing you to reconsider your pre-order, we have some good news for you. We're happy to report that, barring any heavy military intervention, your shiny new system isn't likely...

News: No Fix for the PS4's 'Blue Light of Death' in Sight

No Fix for the PS4's 'Blue Light of Death' in Sight

"Have you tried turning it on and off again?"

While the PlayStation 4's launch seems to have run fairly smoothly, there are still some isolated issues plaguing the system. The first reported problems were related to faults with the machine's HDMI ports, but these seem to have been cleared up relatively quickly. What continues to rear its ugly head,...

News: Sony Unfazed by Isolated Instances of Faulty PS4 Consoles

Sony Unfazed by Isolated Instances of Faulty PS4 Consoles

Failure rate within expectations

While there was widespread hysteria yesterday when a batch of early PlayStation 4 consoles bricked, last night’s North American launch hasn’t exactly brought a glut of bad news. That’s because it seems that, aside from a few isolated cases, the next generation console is pretty well built – and the platform...

Out Today: PlayStation 4 Paints North America Blue

PlayStation 4 Paints North America Blue

Tears of joy

We’re running out of ways to say that the PlayStation 4 has launched, so let’s skip over the awkward introductions and get straight to the point: the next generation has finally arrived. It’s been a rollercoaster year filled to the brim with policy reversals, rumours, and more Talking Points than we care to count, but that’s all...

News: You'll Want to Rip These Tearaway Bundles Off Store Shelves

You'll Want to Rip These Tearaway Bundles Off Store Shelves

They'll tear a hole in your wallet

Sony has today announced these fantastic European PlayStation Vita bundles that are set to include Media Molecule's upcoming papercraft title Tearaway. The first package features a Wi-Fi Vita model and the whimsical platformer. Bundle number two also contains the same handheld model, as well as a voucher to...