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News: Oops, Sony Will Be Compensating Vita Early Adopters for Misleading Marketing

Oops, Sony Will Be Compensating Vita Early Adopters for Misleading Marketing

Never stop paying

You may recall that a few years back, Sony was embroiled in a legal minefield over its marketing of the PlayStation Vita. If you're interested, and have a head for legal mumbo-jumbo, you can take a look at the US Federal Trade Commission's original charges through here. For the rest of you, though, the basic gist is that the...

Rumour: David Jaffe's New Game Will Be Revealed at PlayStation Experience

David Jaffe's New Game Will Be Revealed at PlayStation Experience

God of War maker returns

We knew that David Jaffe wouldn’t be able to stay away for long. The veteran PlayStation employee – who’s behind some of the platform holder’s biggest properties, including God of War and Twisted Metal – looks set to reveal his latest project at Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation Experience fan event. Of course, th

News: There Are Only Ten of These Knack Statues in the World

There Are Only Ten of These Knack Statues in the World

Cerny you want one

Incredibly, it’s been a year since Knack first attacked the PlayStation 4 as a launch title – and in order to commemorate the occasion, Japan Studio has prepared ten ultra-rare statues, which will be given away at Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation Experience event. The trophy itself shows the titular hero standing alongside...

Feature: Five Reasons Why You Should Buy a PS4 This Holiday

Five Reasons Why You Should Buy a PS4 This Holiday

Perfect moment

We’re often guilty of forgetting that not everyone owns a PlayStation 4 yet. While there’s no doubt that Sony’s next-gen system has raced out of the gates like an American shopper looking for a decent deal on Black Friday, the Japanese giant has only shipped a total of 13.5 million units to date. That means that

Weirdness: Listen to This Gorgeous Acapella Cover of The Last of Us' Main Theme

Listen to This Gorgeous Acapella Cover of The Last of Us' Main Theme

Clicker along

While much praise is lavished over the gameplay and story of Naughty Dog's survival horror opus The Last of Us, comparatively little is said about its soundtrack. Indeed, the harrowing melodies composer Gustavo Santaolalla created for the game go a long way to making it the memorable and emotional experience that it is. Thankfully,...

News: Big Blockbusters Sell Best on the PlayStation 4 in the UK

Big Blockbusters Sell Best on the PlayStation 4 in the UK

Grand Theft Auto V and Far Cry 4 perform strongest on Sony's system

The previous generation was a long one for Sony, so we suspect that it’s starting to enjoy being back on top again. While the PlayStation 4 has been performing outrageously well all year in the UK, the next-gen device confirmed its status as the King of Consoles this week by...

News: PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 to Secure New Gameplay at PlayStation Experience

PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 to Secure New Gameplay at PlayStation Experience

London's calling

Let’s be honest: Sony’s done a pretty terrible job promoting forthcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 so far. After an impressive unveiling, the company’s recycled a pretty bland demo, which has been doing the rounds at virtually every gaming convention under the sun for months now. Even developer

Weirdness: Ooh Matron! This PS4 Remote Play Ad Is All a Bit Saucy

Ooh Matron! This PS4 Remote Play Ad Is All a Bit Saucy

Carry on playing

Don’t take your temperature after watching this bizarre Belgian commercial for the PlayStation 4 and Vita, as there may be some inaccuracies in the results that you record. It would appear that Sony hasn't forgotten about its portable platform in Europe – and is quite literally, ahem, bringing out the big guns to help sell the...

Feature: 15 Awesome PS4, Vita Indie Games That We Haven't Had Time to Tell You About Yet

15 Awesome PS4, Vita Indie Games That We Haven't Had Time to Tell You About Yet

Catch up

Not every indie game is amazing, but we very much appreciate the existence of the space. While this week has proven that blockbuster titles are not going anywhere – Grand Theft Auto V! Far Cry 4! LittleBigPlanet 3! Dragon Age: Inquisition! – we like to think of the smaller content as the palette cleansers that prepare you for your...

News: Killzone: Shadow Fall Fights for Free in Japan's December PlayStation Plus Update

Killzone: Shadow Fall Fights for Free in Japan's December PlayStation Plus Update

Vekta-ory

PlayStation Plus’ selection of "free" software has been underfire for a little while now, with subscribers dissatisfied with the roster of indie games making up each month’s PlayStation 4 lineup. However, the platform holder has already stressed that this will change starting in December, with superhero brawler Injustice: Gods Among...

News: Wait, There's a New PlayStation 3 Firmware Update?

Wait, There's a New PlayStation 3 Firmware Update?

Nod like Churchill Dog

Sony’s pledged its ongoing support to the ageing PlayStation 3 by releasing a new firmware update for the machine. The operating system overhaul – dubbed v4.66 – is available now, and improves software stability. Well, you weren’t expecting anything especially interesting, were you? It didn’t take us too long to...

News: Meet the Man Who Makes PlayStation's Amazing Press Kits

Meet the Man Who Makes PlayStation's Amazing Press Kits

Box art

Talking about press kits in a post-Doritosgate era is perhaps a little awkward, but the work of Tim Smith deserves to be appreciated. The Welsh graphic designer and illustrator is behind some of SCEE’s best pre-release packages, which are typically sent to journalists alongside review code prior to a particular PlayStation title’s...

Interview: LittleBigPlanet 3's Stellar Soundtrack Is Already Winning Awards

LittleBigPlanet 3's Stellar Soundtrack Is Already Winning Awards

Prize bubble

Sony’s last major release of the year, LittleBigPlanet 3, is a real gem, dragging Media Molecule’s do-it-yourself series into the future with a laundry list of tweaks and improvements. It’s already winning awards as well, as composer Winifred Phillips has received a Hollywood Music in Media Award for one of her contributions to...