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News: Received Your PS4 Early? Don't Worry, Sony Won't Ban You

Received Your PS4 Early? Don't Worry, Sony Won't Ban You

That's reassuring

Microsoft may have attracted even more ire this weekend by banning a pre-release Xbox One, but Sony has confirmed that it won’t be following suit. In the Redmond-based manufacturer’s defence, it has said that it will reverse the block nearer to launch, but the Japanese giant has promised that you won’t have any similar issues...

News: PS4 Makes a Song and Dance in Korea on 17th December

PS4 Makes a Song and Dance in Korea on 17th December

Geez, geez

Spare a thought for Japan, which is pretty much the only region not set to get the PlayStation 4 this year. Not content with deploying across the majority of the Western world, Sony has announced that the next generation console will arrive in South Korea on 17th December. Way back in September, the firm confirmed that Hong Kong,...

News: PlayStation 3 Smashes 80 Million Worldwide Sales

PlayStation 3 Smashes 80 Million Worldwide Sales

Like hotcakes

Sony has announced in a press release today that, as of November 2nd, the PlayStation 3 has reached a total of over 80 million combined worldwide sales. That's right, our beloved black box has finally caught up to its competitor; the Xbox 360 reached this momentous milestone last month. Not content to rest on its 80 million laurels,...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Command 49GB of Your PS4's Hard Drive

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Command 49GB of Your PS4's Hard Drive

Oh my Dog

We all know that the Call of Duty franchise likes to break all sorts of mindboggling first day sales records, but this time around it seems to have its sights set on something a little bit different: it's gunning for the 'Largest Hard Drive Install for a PlayStation 4 Launch Title' gong. Yesterday, we brought you the news that Guerrilla...

News: Sounds Like the PS4 Won't Make Too Much Noise

Sounds Like the PS4 Won't Make Too Much Noise

Quiet as you like

There’s nothing worse than a noisy console when you’re trying to absorb yourself in a movie or a game. While the PlayStation 3 has always been pretty quiet, many worried that its successor’s slim line shell may result in some loud fans. Fortunately, initial tests are looking positive for Sony’s next generation super...

News: 500GB Not Enough? Here's How You Upgrade Your PS4's Hard Drive

500GB Not Enough? Here's How You Upgrade Your PS4's Hard Drive

Making room

If you’re planning to embrace the vaunted all-digital future, you may want to upgrade your PlayStation 4’s hard drive as soon as possible. While the system will ship with a meaty 500GB of pre-installed memory, rumours suggest that Blu-ray releases such as Killzone: Shadow Fall will occupy as much as 50GB, meaning that you may swiftly...

News: Ripstone: PS4 Is As Quiet As a Mouse, As Powerful As a Lion

Ripstone: PS4 Is As Quiet As a Mouse, As Powerful As a Lion

As purrfect as a cat

Everyone loves a simile, but Ripstone Games co-founder Phil Gaskell arguably enjoys them more than most. The Liverpool-based publisher – which has worked on titles such as Pure Chess and Knytt Underground – has just received its very first PlayStation 4 console, and the head honcho has a thing or two to say about the system...

News: Expect Some Lengthy Lines Behind These PS4 Demo Pods

Expect Some Lengthy Lines Behind These PS4 Demo Pods

"I want a go"

The positioning of goods in retail stores has always fascinated us. There’s a psychology behind the way that are products are presented, and it looks like Sony’s aiming to obtain a very strong reaction with the PlayStation 4. Posting on its Facebook page earlier today, the German arm of SCEE revealed an image of a demo pod for its...