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Guide: How to Link Your Facebook Account to the PS4

How to Link Your Facebook Account to the PS4

What's on your mind?

An important aspect of the PlayStation 4 experience comes courtesy of its connectivity to various social networks. As such, you’ll want to ensure that your console is correctly linked to your Facebook account in order to access a lot of this functionality. Fortunately, this is relatively easy to setup. 1. Go to the PS4...

Guide: How to Change Your Avatar on the PS4

How to Change Your Avatar on the PS4

Icon options

Your avatar is the first thing that other players will see on the PlayStation Network, so you’ll need to pick a good one if you want to be respected by the rest of the population on the PlayStation 4. Fortunately, it’s easy to pick a different icon – you just need to follow these simple steps. 1. Go to the PS4 Settings Screen...

Guide: How to Logout of PSN on the PS4

How to Logout of PSN on the PS4

Privacy, please

The PlayStation 4 is designed to be connected to the PlayStation Network at all times, but you may not always want to be signed into the service. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find the logout option on the next generation console. It’s a good thing, then, that we’ve already located it for you, huh? 1. Go to the PS4...

Review: Escape Plan (PlayStation 4)

Escape Plan (PlayStation 4)

The great escape

Lil and Laarg are in trouble. They’ve been imprisoned by the dastardly Bakuki who’s intent on recycling them as part of some evil plan. If they’re going to avoid being turned into black sludge then they’ll need help escaping from a prison packed to the brim with deadly traps all baying for their blood. Escape Plan...

News: Sony Removes Ability to Redeem Codes Due to Struggling PSN

Sony Removes Ability to Redeem Codes Due to Struggling PSN

Crack the code

Just as sure as the sun rises each morning – and a new Call of Duty game is released each year – the launch of the PlayStation 4 has sent Sony's servers into a bit of a tizzy. Due to the astronomical popularity of the shiny new machine, and therefore the unprecedented number of people attempting to take advantage of its impressive...

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...

Review: SoulCalibur II HD Online (PlayStation Network)

SoulCalibur II HD Online (PlayStation Network)

A tale of souls and swords, eternally re-bought

When the original SoulCalibur II appeared on the PlayStation 2, it was universally praised for its fantastic 3D fighting engine, its diverse cast of characters, and its plethora of modes. Even today, Namco's brawler is remembered fondly by many as the series' greatest achievement. SoulCalibur II HD...

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: Sony to Reduce Digital PS4 Prices Prior to EU Launch

Sony to Reduce Digital PS4 Prices Prior to EU Launch

Pound stretcher

The dream of an all-digital future looked dead in the water over the weekend, when the launch of the PlayStation 4’s store in the UK revealed that you could be paying up to £62.99 ($102.63) for a single title. EA decreased the cost of its games by £3.00 ($4.89) yesterday, making its releases slightly more affordable but still...

Review: flower (PlayStation 4)

flower (PlayStation 4)

Instant grassification

Originally swept onto the PlayStation 3 in 2009, flower soared away with a slew of critical acclaim that would set the benchmark for developer thatgamecompany’s successor Journey three years later. At its release, the floral indie favourite pushed boundaries by exploring the idea of what interactive entertainment can be, and...

News: Basement Crawl Screenshots Shed Some Light on the PS4 Exclusive

Basement Crawl Screenshots Shed Some Light on the PS4 Exclusive

But we still have no idea what's going on

Basement Crawl is undoubtedly one of the darkest and most bizarre PlayStation 4 exclusives announced yet. And if you don't believe us, try sitting through the previously released teaser trailer without cringing. It makes for tough viewing, that's for sure. What's equally strange, is that all we've seen of...

News: PS4 UK Digital Prices Slashed Ever So Slightly by EA

PS4 UK Digital Prices Slashed Ever So Slightly by EA

Still extortionate, though

EA Games’ generosity knows no bounds. Following a backlash over the weekend regarding the eye-watering price points attached to the digital versions of its PlayStation 4 launch titles, the mega publisher has reduced the cost of its catalogue of next generation blockbusters by £3.00 ($4.85) apiece. Now purchasing the...

News: PS4's UK Digital Prices Will Stretch Your Wallet Pretty Wide

PS4's UK Digital Prices Will Stretch Your Wallet Pretty Wide

Shop around

The price of PlayStation 4 titles in the UK is a topic that hasn’t really been touched on a whole lot in the lead up to launch. We’ve avoided the subject largely because we expected things to settle down shortly before release, but it looks like that’s not going to be the case, and we’re going to be charged a hefty premium at...

Review: Resogun (PlayStation 4)

Resogun (PlayStation 4)

Scoring points

From the makers of the fantastic Super Stardust HD, Resogun offers a twist on classic twin-stick shooters by adopting a cylindrical field of play. The narrative is based upon an alien race called the Keepers, who are imprisoning humans. It’s your goal, then, to destroy any and everything that you see, while snatching up any...

News: Don't Worry if Your PlayStation Network Password's Been Reset

Don't Worry if Your PlayStation Network Password's Been Reset

Sony's just keeping you safe

Don’t panic if you’ve had your PlayStation Network password reset – this was just a precautionary measure initiated by Sony’s European branch in order to keep you safe. As one company representative pointed out on the platform holder’s official forums, “We monitor PSN account for any irregular activity. If...

Review: Trine 2: Complete Story (PlayStation 4)

Trine 2: Complete Story (PlayStation 4)

A dreamy journey

How would you sum up a typical children’s fantasy story? Perhaps words like whimsical, imaginative, and magical come to mind. For some reason, fairy tales have this strange ability to captivate the minds of not just children, but adults as well, because they bring out feelings of wonder and longing for adventure. Trine 2: Complete...

News: Pimp Your Ride with Gran Turismo 6's Credits System

Pimp Your Ride with Gran Turismo 6's Credits System

Splash the cash

Racing games fit the format of microtransactions better than most, so it’s not entirely surprising that the upcoming Gran Turismo 6 is getting an in-game purchase system. While you’ll no doubt be able to earn credits by completing license tests and winning races, publisher Sony has also announced that you’ll be able to snag...

Review: Contrast (PlayStation 4)

Contrast (PlayStation 4)

If it's broke, fix it

Contrast is the first game by indie developer Compulsion Games. It, along with Resogun, shares the distinction of being the one of the first free PlayStation Plus giveaways on the PlayStation 4. The title follows a young girl named Didi, who works to reunite her estranged parents with the help of her imaginary friend Dawn (the...