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Talking Point: How Frequently Do You Want PS4 Firmware Updates?

How Frequently Do You Want PS4 Firmware Updates?

Time for a change

Firmware updates on the PlayStation 3 were serious business. Take a gander at some of our older articles on the subject and you’ll spot more than a handful of prickly jabs pointed at people that complained about the constant need to update the console. In hindsight, it was a problem, with the system seemingly taking an age to...

Review: MLB 14 The Show (PlayStation 3)

MLB 14 The Show (PlayStation 3)

Pinch-hit home run

MLB 14 The Show is this year’s entry in the long running and highly respected baseball series from Sony’s own San Diego studio. Being a sports game, it’s to be expected that it ends up feeling a little like an iterative experience as opposed to an innovative one – but that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing good going...

News: PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Recharges with Photo Mode

PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Recharges with Photo Mode

Unleash your inner Peter Parker

Sucker Punch’s superhero sequel inFAMOUS: Second Son is an outrageously attractive game, and you’ll be able to prove just how picturesque the streets of Seattle are as part of the package’s brand new patch. Set to release sometime tomorrow, the new Photo Mode will allow you to create custom screenshots from the...

News: Sony Digs Deep with Physical Release of Minecraft: PS3 Edition

Sony Digs Deep with Physical Release of Minecraft: PS3 Edition

Money, money, money

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson’s bank balance may already be fit to burst, but the Swedish programmer’s about to receive another injection of cash courtesy of the impending physical release of the construction simulation’s PlayStation 3 Edition. Set to tunnel into stores on 14th May in Europe and 16th May in...

News: Whoa, Sony Is Selling All of Its 9,520,000 Shares in Square Enix

Whoa, Sony Is Selling All of Its 9,520,000 Shares in Square Enix

A lightning sale

Here's an odd one: Sony Computer Entertainment has recently announced that it has decided to sell its 9,520,000 shares in Square Enix to Japanese financial company SMBC Nikko Securities. The sale will furnish the firm with a flabbergasting ¥4.7 billion ($47 million) of wallet-filling financial gains. While it's certainly not going...

News: Are the Sony Vegas Pro People Collaborating on PS4 Firmware Update 1.70?

Are the Sony Vegas Pro People Collaborating on PS4 Firmware Update 1.70?

Cutting cool clips

The share button is undoubtedly one of the PlayStation 4’s most important features. Sony’s taken to advertising the social addition heavily on television in recent months, and it’s also committed to a complete overhaul of the functionality as part of the next-gen console’s upcoming v1.70 firmware update. And on that note,...

Review: The Sly Collection (PlayStation Vita)

The Sly Collection (PlayStation Vita)

Anthropomorphic excellence

While the Jak & Daxter and Ratchet & Clank trilogies are widely regarded as the pinnacle of the PlayStation 2’s platforming fare, it’s Sucker Punch’s criminally underrated Sly Cooper series that stole this humble editor’s heart during the early-to-mid 2000s. Depicting the globetrotting antics of a light...

News: Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Is that a puppy in your pocket?

While shareholders plead with Nintendo to put their properties on iOS and Android devices, Sony is already casually doing just that. The platform holder recently released Knack’s Quest, a companion to the PlayStation 4 adventure created by Japan Studio – and now it’s followed up with PlayStation Vita

Rumour: Sony Stupidly Sets PSN Maintenance for Easter Monday

Sony Stupidly Sets PSN Maintenance for Easter Monday

Bunny boiler

There’s a long weekend on the way – but Sony seems eager to encourage you to go outside and play. Apparently, the platform holder is planning a period of PlayStation Network maintenance starting 16:00PM BST on 21st April through until 04:00AM BST on 22nd April. There’s nothing especially abnormal about that – aside from the fact...

Rumour: PS4 Firmware Update 1.70 Right Around the Corner

PS4 Firmware Update 1.70 Right Around the Corner

Plenty of next-gen news incoming

Recent complaints on public forums and social networks confirm that gamers don’t really know what they want. Sony was lambasted throughout the entire PlayStation 3 generation for releasing too many firmware updates, and so it’s clearly made a conscious effort to release fewer big patches as opposed to lots of...

News: Prove That You're King of PS4 in Killzone: Shadow Fall's New Warzone

Prove That You're King of PS4 in Killzone: Shadow Fall's New Warzone

Crowning glory

Despite the disappointing concurrent numbers, Guerrilla Games’ post-release support for Killzone: Shadow Fall’s underrated online multiplayer mode continues to be nothing short of exceptional. The Dutch developer may have donned its invisibility cloak when revealing the latest official Warzone to hit the release’s roster, but...