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News: There Will Be a 'Limited' Supply of PS4 Stock at US GameStops This Weekend

There Will Be a 'Limited' Supply of PS4 Stock at US GameStops This Weekend

Stop what you're doing

If you've not managed to nab a PlayStation 4 in North America yet, the prospect of getting one before Christmas is probably beginning to look pretty bleak. However, in what can only be described as a bonafide holiday miracle, major retailer GameStop has announced that it will have a "limited" supply of Sony's new machine in...

News: Hunting for PS4 Stock in North America? Try Toys 'R' Us.com

Hunting for PS4 Stock in North America? Try Toys 'R' Us.com

Nice work, Geoffrey

Shopping online can be a bit of a gamble when availability is low. As such, you may be forgiven for not wanting to pin your PlayStation 4 hopes on an unfair race to the checkout screen. Unfortunately, with Sony’s next generation system in short supply, it may represent your best hope of getting a console before Christmas...

News: USA PS4 Stock Available at Walmart on 15th December

USA PS4 Stock Available at Walmart on 15th December

Grab a Christmas console

Did you miss out on the new PlayStation 4 stock at Best-Buy last weekend? Don't worry, because there is still hope that you'll be able to snag a new system in North America before Christmas. Mega retailer Walmart has announced that it will have fresh supply available from Sunday, 15th December – but you'll need to be fast...

News: November NPD: PS4 Draws First Blood in North American Console War

November NPD: PS4 Draws First Blood in North American Console War

Turning the tables

Sony has staged an assault on Microsoft's home territory, and topped the NPD charts with the PlayStation 4. According to the platform holder — which doesn't ordinarily engage in the monthly sales merry-go-round — its next generation console was the best-selling system in North America in November, moving one million units in...

Store Update: 10th December 2013 (North America)

10th December 2013 (North America)

Seasonal cyborg

ToeJam & Earl creator Greg Johnson’s bonkers intergalactic excursion Doki-Doki Universe takes centre stage on the North American PlayStation Store this week. The curious cross-buy title sees you exploring weird and wonderful planets, where you’ll need to complete various personality tests in order to progress. Pretty weird,...

News: Pachter: November PS4 Sales Are 66 Per Cent Greater Than Xbox One

Pachter: November PS4 Sales Are 66 Per Cent Greater Than Xbox One

Sony takes an early lead in North America

North America has proven a bit of a stronghold for Microsoft over the years. Back in September, Sony put an end to the Xbox 360’s incredible 32 month winning streak in the region – only to fall back behind in October. However, despite reports to the contrary coming out of Black Friday, it appears that...

Rumour: PS4 Loses Black Friday Battle Against Xbox One

PS4 Loses Black Friday Battle Against Xbox One

One console to rule them all

There’s been nothing but good news surrounding the PlayStation 4 of late, but Microsoft may have finally uncovered a chink in the Japanese giant’s armour. According to research firm Infoscout, the Xbox One beat Sony’s new super machine to the top of the Black Friday sales charts last week. The research group...

News: PS4 Stock Available at Best Buy in North America This Sunday

PS4 Stock Available at Best Buy in North America This Sunday

Only in limited quantities

We’ve been fairly thorough with our PlayStation 4 stock updates in the UK, but we appreciate that our readership spans further than the British Isles. Part of the reason for our focus, however, is down to the fact that Sony’s next generation console has been incredibly supply constrained across North America following...

Store Update: 3rd December 2013 (North America)

3rd December 2013 (North America)

Animal magic

With the PlayStation 4 already available on store shelves and most of the big blockbusters sitting impatiently in your backlog, we’re very much re-entering the slow season ahead of Christmas right now. That means that game developers are spending more time eating Mince Pies than slaving over bugs – and you’re going to have to make...

News: Sony Gives Thanks with Meaty North American PS Plus Update

Sony Gives Thanks with Meaty North American PS Plus Update

Borderlands 2, GRID 2, Dyad, and more

Swallow that chunk of Thanksgiving turkey before you continue, North American readers – we don’t want you choking over next month’s PlayStation Plus update. Never ones to take a break, Sony has outlined December’s cracking Instant Game Collection offering, and there are a handful of humdingers in here...

Store Update: 26th November 2013 (North America)

26th November 2013 (North America)

Take it Ys-y

While the majority of North America expands its stomach in preparation for copious portions of Thanksgiving turkey, the PlayStation Store is not taking a break. Granted, this week’s update is a little light on new material, but there’s still PlayStation Vita exclusive Ys Memories of Celceta to sink your teeth into. What are you...

News: A Tornado May Have Taken This Man's Home, But It Spared His PS4

A Tornado May Have Taken This Man's Home, But It Spared His PS4

System shock

There are often scant silver linings when a fierce tornado cruelly destroys your home and all of your worldly belongings, but one Washington dweller found a single reason to smile this week – his brand new PlayStation 4 weathered the storm. The above image – shared on Reddit yesterday – shows an optimistic home owner holding onto...

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,...

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: Sony Would Like to Give You Some Money for Buying a PS4

Sony Would Like to Give You Some Money for Buying a PS4

Surprise sweetener

The console wars are showing no signs of cooling down. Microsoft may have added a free copy of FIFA 14 to launch day editions of the Xbox One, but Sony has responded with a treat or three of its own. Those of you that purchase a PlayStation 4 in North America will find a promotional voucher enclosed that will reward you with a...