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Poll: What Do You Think of the New PSN Logo?

What Do You Think of the New PSN Logo?

Iconic pop

Those darned PlayStation Network outage articles have clearly left Sony scarred, as it's done away with the service's old logo. For the past ten or so years, it's employed the purple sphere symbol, but today's batch of firmware updates rendered the icon obsolete. You'll now find a much more contemporary circle on your PlayStation 4,...

News: Sony's Shutting Down Destiny of Spirits After Just 15 Months of Service 

Sony's Shutting Down Destiny of Spirits After Just 15 Months of Service 

Goodnight sweet prince

We hope that you enjoyed your time with free-to-play Vita title Destiny of Spirits, because Sony's closing its servers down on the 30th June, 2015. "After this date, you will not be able to play or access the game, and all unused Destiny Orbs will expire," the game's official website states. With only a few months left to...

News: Sony, Why the Heck Have You Moved the PS4's PlayStation Store Icon?

Sony, Why the Heck Have You Moved the PS4's PlayStation Store Icon?

One step forward, two steps back

If there's one thing that this author can't stand about Sony, it's the company's needless obsession with tinkering. This can be a good thing in some instances, as it strives to improve its systems with tweaks and changes – but sometimes we get the impression that it just makes adjustments for the sheer sake of...

News: You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Right Now

You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.50 Right Now

Suspend/Resume what you were doing

It's the one that you want: PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 is available to download right now. The patch weighs in at a reasonable 245.2MB in size, meaning that you're not going to be waiting all day for this to download. Even this author's average connection managed to grab it in a timely manner, so your...

News: This MLB 15 The Show PS4 Dynamic Theme Is Neat

This MLB 15 The Show PS4 Dynamic Theme Is Neat

Baseball is better

Now that dynamic themes have been available on the PlayStation 4 for a few months, we're definitely starting to see some more interesting designs. Take this MLB 15 The Show animated wallpaper, which is modelled after The Tigers. It includes crowd sounds, blue skies, and a changing television screen. This is actually one of...

News: PS Vita Firmware Update 3.50 Adds Accessibility Options

PS Vita Firmware Update 3.50 Adds Accessibility Options

Due out later today

Sony's going firmware update mad. In addition to PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50, which is due out tomorrow, it's also announced that PlayStation Vita firmware update v3.50 will deploy at some point later this evening. This will mostly complement the next-gen console's various improvements – enabling 60 frames-per-second...

News: DriveClub Developer Evolution Studios to Lose Around Half of Workforce

DriveClub Developer Evolution Studios to Lose Around Half of Workforce

Dark days

Evolution Studios will lose around 55 team members, sources have told Eurogamer.net. It was announced last week that the Runcorn-based outfit would be struck by layoffs, but now we have an idea of just how hard. The developer, which is currently supporting PlayStation 4 exclusive DriveClub, is roughly 100 staffers strong, so this will...

News: Yes, There's Scheduled PlayStation Network Maintenance Today

Yes, There's Scheduled PlayStation Network Maintenance Today

Try not to worry

The PlayStation Network's going to be undergoing some scheduled maintenance later today, Sony's announced. It's short notice, that's for sure, but it'll only last approximately two hours. Although having said that, the company's post also states that there may be some "additional downtime" after the maintenance is complete. Don't...