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Poll: Are You in Tune with the PlayStation TV?

Are You in Tune with the PlayStation TV?

Channel changer

It’s hard to shake the feeling that the PlayStation TV is little more than a fleeting distraction for Sony in Europe and North America. When the platform holder truly puts its weight behind a product, they have a tendency to fly – but so many of the firm’s smaller hardware launches have been treated with discontent. The...

News: Sony Pulls Down the PS4's PlayStation Plus Paywall for One Weekend

Sony Pulls Down the PS4's PlayStation Plus Paywall for One Weekend

Free to play

Once upon a time, it was free to play multiplayer games on Sony’s flagship home console – but the PlayStation 4 has changed all of that. The platform holder sneakily announced during its E3 2013 press conference that you’ll need to pay in order to play its next-gen system online, and considering the popularity of PlayStation...

News: The Order: 1886 May Be PS4's Best Looking Game, But It's Better in Burlap

The Order: 1886 May Be PS4's Best Looking Game, But It's Better in Burlap

Suits you, sir

Sony never really stopped knitting new costumes for Sackboy and crew, but with the series lying somewhat dormant since the brilliant LittleBigPlanet PS Vita, enthusiasm surrounding the outfits definitely drooped. The firm will be hoping that the upcoming LittleBigPlanet 3 piques the industry’s attention again, then – and it’s...

News: October PlayStation Plus Update to Go Live a Little Later in the Month

October PlayStation Plus Update to Go Live a Little Later in the Month

Good things come to PS4 owners who wait

In addition to being one of those pesky months with only 30 days, September's conclusion also happens to fall awkwardly with the usual PlayStation Plus update schedule. Brand new content is usually reserved for the first Tuesday and Wednesday of the month in North America and Europe respectively, but with...

News: Sony's Smallest Ever System Will Play 700 Games at Launch

Sony's Smallest Ever System Will Play 700 Games at Launch

PlayStation TV tunes in from next month

Software lineups for new hardware launches are often a subject of much scrutiny, but the PlayStation TV is bucking the trend with an enormous roster of 700 or so titles available on day one. The miniscule microconsole will play a wealth of PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Portable, and PSone Classics out of the...

Rumour: Killzone Creator Guerrilla Games Finds a New Horizon in Fascinating PS4 Exclusive

Killzone Creator Guerrilla Games Finds a New Horizon in Fascinating PS4 Exclusive

Jurassic park

There’s no doubt that the Killzone franchise has divided gamers, but Guerrilla Games has never disappointed from a technical perspective. While it’s certainly failed to take advantage of the vast amount of lore created for its sci-fi series, every single one of its exclusive first-person shooters have been a spectacle – from...

Soapbox: Please Protect Me from the Purgatory of the PS3

Please Protect Me from the Purgatory of the PS3

Sammy Barker is struggling to turn back time

I feel like a teenager who’s had their iPhone swapped with a spinning top right now. After several months mainly using the PlayStation 4, I’ve decided to go back to the PlayStation 3 in order to clear out some of my backlog – and boy is it torture. There’s no doubt that Sony’s previous...

News: Drive Away with a Deal in North American PSN Flash Sale

Drive Away with a Deal in North American PSN Flash Sale

Beep beep

Perhaps in an attempt to celebrate the Singapore Grand Prix, Sony has launched a racing game flash sale on the North American PlayStation Store. Bursting with more podium position contenders than a Formula One starting grid, highlights include ModNation Racers and Need for Speed: Most Wanted for just $4.99,

News: Shuhei Yoshida Congratulated Phil Spencer Over Minecraft Acquisition

Shuhei Yoshida Congratulated Phil Spencer Over Minecraft Acquisition

Building bridges

The console war may be painted as a fierce battleground on the web, but in reality, that’s not the case at all. We already know that Xbox chief Phil Spencer has a good relationship with many of PlayStation’s more popular executives – and that mutual respect runs both ways. In fact, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei...

Weirdness: These PS4 Sneakers Are Sublime

These PS4 Sneakers Are Sublime

"Please could you not step on my dunks?"

Confession: this editor purchased a pair of Air Jordans a few years ago. As has become a parody for some parts of popular culture, they never get worn – primarily because they cost an arm and a leg. Fortunately, they weren’t as expensive as these custom PlayStation 4 sneakers, which will set you back...

News: Still Want a White PS4? You'll Be Able to Get One with DriveClub

Still Want a White PS4? You'll Be Able to Get One with DriveClub

Mega bundle also set to race away with your cash

Sony’s strategy with the PlayStation 4 appears to revolve around bundling everything, so it’s no surprise to see the firm use up any remaining Glacier White models by packaging them with DriveClub. Starting from 8th October in Europe, you’ll be able to buy an icy console alongside Evolution...

News: The Order: 1886 Trailer Delves into PS4 Exclusive's Tools of the Trade

The Order: 1886 Trailer Delves into PS4 Exclusive's Tools of the Trade

Your average armed workman

Ready at Dawn’s been having some long conversations with Insomniac Games, we reckon. While the latter may be best known for its outrageous weapons, it would appear that the former has taken on board some tips for its upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive, The Order: 1886. Granted, this may be an alternate history adventure...