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News: Does PlayStation VR Require 60-Square-Feet of Space?

Does PlayStation VR Require 60-Square-Feet of Space?

Space race

Reports around the web suggest that PlayStation VR won't function unless you have 60-square-feet of space to spare – but are they accurate? While we're still awaiting confirmation from Sony, we've looked at the documentation which the articles are based upon closely, and reckon that some outlets may be jumping the gun. The brochure...

News: Sony Profits as PS4 Sales Continue to Surge

Sony Profits as PS4 Sales Continue to Surge

PlayStation offsets earthquake disaster

Sony is still in the black, though it can thank PlayStation for offsetting the costs inflicted by Japan's recent earthquake disaster. Profits plunged 42 per cent year-over-year in the three month period ending 30th June, with the company racking up ¥56.2 billion ($542 million) in operating income. The...

News: You'll Be Able To Catch Ape Escape 2 on PS4 Soon

You'll Be Able To Catch Ape Escape 2 on PS4 Soon

Bananarama

Here's another game that has all but been confirmed to be releasing in the near future thanks to its Trophies leaking: Ape Escape 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as part of the PS2 on PS4 program, which has recently brought the likes of Psychonauts and The Warriors to the system. Taking a look at the Trophies on Exophase, you'll be a

Feature: Here's What You Do in No Man's Sky on PS4

Here's What You Do in No Man's Sky on PS4

Guide to the galaxy

If life's most common question is "Why would anyone support Liverpool?" then "What do you actually do in No Man's Sky?" must be a pretty close second. A query that's got more mileage than your uncle's fudged Ford Focus, it's been adopted by both fans and haters alike. Perhaps recognising that Hello Games hasn't done an...

News: Free Suicide Squad Theme Raids the PS4

Free Suicide Squad Theme Raids the PS4

No Joker

Those of you eagerly anticipating the release of Suicide Squad next week may want to download the free theme that's available on the European PlayStation Store right now – and will presumably roll out imminently worldwide. It's a dynamic theme which fuses comic book panels with photographs of the flick's cast. While any theme...

News: People Really Aren't Happy with August's PlayStation Plus Games

People Really Aren't Happy with August's PlayStation Plus Games

Remember to turn caps lock on

PlayStation Plus announcement day is always good for a laugh, but we doubt that anyone who has to handle Sony's social media accounts is smiling right now. Following today's Plus reveal - you can see the full list of August's games through here - PlayStation fans have grabbed their pitchforks and taken a good old stab...

Talking Point: What PS4 Firmware Update 4.0 Features Do You Want?

What PS4 Firmware Update 4.0 Features Do You Want?

Folders? PSone Classics? External HDD support?

Sony sprung the smallest slither of PlayStation 4 firmware update v4.00 news this week, confirming that a beta for the big update will commence next month – but stopping short of announcing any features. It's been quite a while since we last got a major system software refresh for the Japanese...

News: Ratchet & Clank Movie Kicks Some Asteroid on DVD, Digital Download Next Month

Ratchet & Clank Movie Kicks Some Asteroid on DVD, Digital Download Next Month

Qwark speed

Ratchet & Clank's big screen debut will deploy on DVD and digital download next month in the UK. The animated film – which we didn't love, but still felt was worth watching – will be available on storefronts such as the PlayStation Store from 22nd August, with its disc-based release following a week later on 29th August.

News: PS4 Sizzles This Summer with Hot EU PlayStation Store Deals

PS4 Sizzles This Summer with Hot EU PlayStation Store Deals

Lots of low prices

Sony's been doing pretty well with PlayStation Store discounts this year, and this four week European Summer Sale is decent. It spans all three PlayStation platforms, of course, but it's the PlayStation 4 offers that you'll probably be most interested in – and FIFA 16 at £15.99, Bloodborne at £19.99, and Mortal Kombat X at...

News: A Big PS4 Firmware Update Is Incoming

A Big PS4 Firmware Update Is Incoming

You can sign up for the beta now

We guess it's that time again, eh? Sony's revealed that there's an important firmware update in the works for PlayStation 4, and you can get an early look at its new features via an upcoming beta. If you're in North America, you can sign up through here, while those of you in Europe should click through here. So,...

Video: How We Picked PS4's Top 20 Games

How We Picked PS4's Top 20 Games

Compromise is key

Last week we listed out the Top 20 PlayStation 4 games, and now we're back to explain our decisions. Well, sort of. In the video embedded above, your humble host talks through all of the titles that made our shortlist, and sheds a little insight into why some releases are above others. It's a long watch so you may want to make a...

News: You Won't Need PlayStation Plus to Play PS4's No Man's Sky Online

You Won't Need PlayStation Plus to Play PS4's No Man's Sky Online

Free trade

You need a PlayStation Plus subscription to play PlayStation 4 games online, however No Man's Sky will be exempt from this rule – despite it boasting some nifty Internet-based features. Speaking with Game Informer, a Sony representative confirmed the good news, noting that the subscription service "won't be a requirement, however you...

News: Horizon: Zero Dawn's Collector's Edition Statue Looks Tasty

Horizon: Zero Dawn's Collector's Edition Statue Looks Tasty

Aloy-oy

There wasn't a massive amount at this year's San Diego Comic-Con to entertain PlayStation 4 fans, but IGN did shoot a quick video with this tasty looking Aloy statue inspired by Horizon: Zero Dawn. This is, of course, the model that you get with the Collector's Edition of the game, which can be pre-ordered for around £104.99/$119.99. In...

News: Kojima Productions' Logo Movie Is As Self-Indulgent As You'd Expect

Kojima Productions' Logo Movie Is As Self-Indulgent As You'd Expect

The definition of decadent

Haha, we absolutely love this. Appearing at the San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend, Hideo Kojima revealed the "logo movie" for his new studio Kojima Productions, which will presumably be displayed when you boot up Death Stranding. The clip – embedded below – is just about as ostentatious as you can possibly...