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News: Sony's Releasing a DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor for Your PC, Mac

Sony's Releasing a DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor for Your PC, Mac

Mac-nificent

Are you a big fan of the DualShock 4 controller? Do you enjoy using the device with your PC and Mac? Then here's some pretty good news: Sony's releasing a wireless USB adaptor for the controller in Europe and North America, starting 15th September in the Old World and "early September" in the United States. The accessory will support...

Video: We Unboxed a Brand New PocketStation

We Unboxed a Brand New PocketStation

Because why not?

With our attempts at creating meaningful YouTube content either drawing indifference or ire, we figured that we'd do something really dumb today – like, unbox a brand new Sony PocketStation dumb. Your humble host snagged this on eBay a few years ago, and it's been sitting in its packet ever since. Why? Because… Well, that...

News: Sony Patents Elite PS4 Controller with Paddles and Adaptable Layout

Sony Patents Elite PS4 Controller with Paddles and Adaptable Layout

Could it come with the PS4K?

For our money, the DualShock 4 is comfortably the best default controller on the market – and we're not the only ones who think so. However, the PlayStation 4's primary input device has been let down by generally poor build quality and bad battery life. Sony, however, may be about to update the device – if a patent...

News: Finally! Now You Can Play Your NES with a PS4 Pad

Finally! Now You Can Play Your NES with a PS4 Pad

Playing with power

For many, the NES is a legendary console – even if ours spent more time on the blink than actually running games. If you happen to have one where the cartridge connectors aren't all mangled, however, then you may be interested in this exciting accessory: the Retro Receiver NES allows you to play your 8-bit games wirelessly...

News: Looks Like the PS4's Finally Getting a Proper Remote

Looks Like the PS4's Finally Getting a Proper Remote

Turn on your TV

Sony's laser focus on gaming may have won it the first part of this generation, but the PlayStation 4 has been lacking in certain areas as a consequence. It's amazing, then, that the system's only just getting a remote, which is set to release in North America on 31st October. The officially licensed device – which can be...

News: Xbox Expats May Prefer This Hori PS4 Controller

Xbox Expats May Prefer This Hori PS4 Controller

Asymmetrical sticks FTW

Data shows that a lot of ex-Xbox fans have made the switch to the PlayStation 4 this generation, but not everyone's happy with the placement of the DualShock 4's analogue sticks. While many of us have grown up with Sony's symmetrical layout, others are more familiar with the asymmetrical format adopted by Microsoft – but...

News: These Farming Simulator Peripherals Better Come to PS4

These Farming Simulator Peripherals Better Come to PS4

Raking it in

Giants Software’s curiously compelling Farming Simulator franchise may be the most authentic agricultural experience on the market barn none, but it would be a whole lot better with some tractor apparatus to really pull in the punters. Fortunately, those mad cats at Mad Catz are working on some Saitek-branded peripherals to make...

News: Having Problems with Your PS4 Controller's Analogue Sticks? These Aluminium Alternatives Should Help

Having Problems with Your PS4 Controller's Analogue Sticks? These Aluminium Alternatives Should Help

Give us some stick

There’s no denying that the PlayStation 4 controller is an enormous step forward from its predecessor, but early reports did complain about a defect in the DualShock 4’s analogue sticks. While we haven’t encountered the issue ourselves here at Push Square towers, a not insignificant number of early adopters have reported...

News: Extend Your PS4 Controller's Battery Life with the Nyko Power Pak on 26th May

Extend Your PS4 Controller's Battery Life with the Nyko Power Pak on 26th May

The waiting game

The PlayStation 4 controller has a pretty good chunk of battery life, usually clocking in at about seven or eight hours. However, if you're anything like this reporter, you probably constantly forget to charge the sleek piece of machinery, and are left trying to negotiate its criminally short connection cord. Luckily, Nyko has plans...