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News: Sorry PS3, Sony Says PS4 Is Very Much the Focus Now

Sorry PS3, Sony Says PS4 Is Very Much the Focus Now

New-gen format is the future

The switch in Sony's focus to the PlayStation 4 has been much more dramatic than in generations past. Those of you with strong memories may recall the PlayStation 2 selling almost 50 million units once it had been succeeded, but the PlayStation 3 has fallen away in almost all territories outside of Asia. This is...

News: Sly Joins the Cast of the Ratchet & Clank Movie

Sly Joins the Cast of the Ratchet & Clank Movie

And not the Cooper kind

Sony's continuing to, ahem, ratchet up the budget of the Ratchet & Clank Movie. What originally seemed like a direct-to-video affair seems to get bigger in ambition all of the time, with household names such as Sylvester Stallone, Paul Giamatti, Paul Goodman, and Rosario Dawson now reported to be part of the cast...

News: Canadian Kid Goes Crazy Over Confiscated PS4

Canadian Kid Goes Crazy Over Confiscated PS4

Don't do this at home

We suspect that the majority of you learned at an early age that you can't always get everything that you want in life – but we hope that you didn't smash up your house with a baseball bat when the realisation set in. That's exactly what one Canadian kid got up to over the weekend, after his parents confiscated his...

Blast from the Past: On This Day 20 Years Ago, Sony Dropped the Mic at the First Ever E3

On This Day 20 Years Ago, Sony Dropped the Mic at the First Ever E3

A sign of things to come

Sony's no stranger to dropping the microphone at E3 conventions. For many of you, ex-SCEA president Jack Tretton's used games beatdown will be fresh in the memory – but the affable executive was merely reading from a PlayStation playbook that was written by his predecessors many years prior. On this very day 20 years...

News: OMG! There's Totally a New Toro Theme for PS4

OMG! There's Totally a New Toro Theme for PS4

Celebrate good times

You don't need to be a genius to realise that the Toro's House theme for the PlayStation 4 is the best background available for the new-gen format. However, if you're getting sick of watching the white Sony Cat and his black BFF Kuro prancing about, then you may be tempted by this new animated wallpaper already available in...

News: MediEvil Fan Puts a Nail in the Coffin of PS4 Comeback

MediEvil Fan Puts a Nail in the Coffin of PS4 Comeback

It's dead, folks

We warned you that that "leaked" MediEvil footage was probably fake, but now its creator has come out and confirmed as much. We'd been speculating internally that the videos looked like they'd been built using Unreal Engine 4, and the maker has since stated that that's the case; it was a bit of a hobby project, then. Writing on...

News: Those MediEvil PS4 Rumours Have Risen from Their Grave

Those MediEvil PS4 Rumours Have Risen from Their Grave

Boned

For as long as this site has been online, there have been rumours regarding a hypothetical MediEvil sequel. Sir Dan Fortesque was a pretty popular character on the PSone, before he got bundled back into his coffin. Sony did allow the star to stretch his bony legs in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, but a full comeback has always seemed...

News: Ex-EA Boss: Sony F***in' Nailed It with PS4

Ex-EA Boss: Sony F***in' Nailed It with PS4

"They deserve the victory"

The so-called console clash is still very much ongoing, but some commentators are already starting to award the PlayStation 4 with victory. John Riccitiello, who's currently a chief at game engine Unity but previously was the big boss at Electronic Arts, is one such pundit, telling an audience at the GamesBeat Summit...