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News: PS4 Pro Is Already Being Sold in Some Stores

PS4 Pro Is Already Being Sold in Some Stores

Early doors

Sony's not dropping the PlayStation 4 Pro until next week, but stock is already in the retail channel, and that's leading to leaks. We've heard of several people who have already managed to purchase the supercharged platform, and one has been posting videos of it running Uncharted 4: A Thief's End in 4K resolution on YouTube. The...

News: Accidentally Received a Free PS Vita? Don't Smile Yet

Accidentally Received a Free PS Vita? Don't Smile Yet

Zavvi ripping up the rules

Mistakes are an unfortunate element of day-to-day life. It’s inevitable that we’ll get things wrong on a regular basis, so all that we can really do is try to learn from our slip-ups and attempt to move on. In the case of online retailer Zavvi, though, it’s hoping to recompense its errors by threatening customers...

News: You May Need to Open Your Wallet Wider for EA's PS4 Games

You May Need to Open Your Wallet Wider for EA's PS4 Games

Prices could be going up

We’re very much still in the PlayStation 4’s honeymoon period. Typically, the bubble would have burst by now – but Sony is doing a fantastic job of ensuring that the public perception surrounding its next generation console remains predominantly positive. However, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t bad news around...

News: This Is What the PlayStation 4 Will Look Like in Shops

This Is What the PlayStation 4 Will Look Like in Shops

Feeling blue

Retail presence may be the unsung element of video game marketing, but it’s massively important. Any system that occupies the dusty corner of your local electronics store is unlikely to make the best first impression – just talk to the PlayStation Vita about that. Fortunately, platform holder Sony has bigger plans for the...

News: Sony: Physical Games Will Be Around Longer Than People Think

Sony: Physical Games Will Be Around Longer Than People Think

Sony's Guy Longworth takes another stab at Microsoft

Everything seems to be pointing to a digital future for games, but Guy Longworth — Sony's senior vice president in charge of PlayStation brand marketing for Sony Computer Entertainment of America — has voiced the opinion that the consumers aren't totally ready to ditch physical games just yet...

News: GAME Holds the Killzone Trilogy at Gunpoint in the UK

GAME Holds the Killzone Trilogy at Gunpoint in the UK

Retailer exclusive

First-person shooter fans hoping to get their fix of sci-fi action with the Killzone Trilogy will have to breach the purple gates of GAME in the UK, as the specialist retailer has secured exclusivity on the compelling compilation. The package will collate popular PS3 titles Killzone 2 and Killzone 3, alongside an HD version of...