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News: Happy Birthday to You, PlayStation 4

Happy Birthday to You, PlayStation 4

Party like it's your birthday

Apparently, today marks the anniversary of the PlayStation 4’s release in North America, which means that you should probably take a moment to toast your super system – all to the backdrop of 50 Cent’s infectious In Da Club. Seriously, though, has it really been a year already? This particular author

Talking Point: Is This Gaming's Most Disappointing Ever Year?

Is This Gaming's Most Disappointing Ever Year?

Down for the count

If this is next-gen, then we wished that greatness would have waited until it was ready. We were going to pen this article a little later in the month – the release schedule is still stacked with several other blockbuster titles – but with the Assassin’s Creed Unity saga still a sour taste on the industry’s lips, we’ve...

News: PlayStation Vue Is Sony's Very Own TV, TV, TV Service

PlayStation Vue Is Sony's Very Own TV, TV, TV Service

Fuses live, on-demand, and catch-up television

It’s been rumoured for what feels like an eternity, but Sony has finally officially unveiled PlayStation Vue today – a cloud-based television service which will allow you to cut the cord on your cable or satellite box, and watch live or on-demand content on your PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 3. A...

News: PS4 Exclusive Bloodborne Contained Until March

PS4 Exclusive Bloodborne Contained Until March

Greatness waits

Sony has delayed PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne by a month, presumably to avoid a showdown with fellow first-party title The Order: 1886 in February. The dreary release will now deploy on 24th March in North America and 27th March in Europe. That should give you enough time to mentally prepare yourself for the horrors that linger...

News: PS4 Messages Significantly Improved with Firmware Update 2.02

PS4 Messages Significantly Improved with Firmware Update 2.02

Inbox enhancements

One of the quieter improvements implemented as part of PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 was to the Friends List, which previously would take eons to load. This social section of the next-gen console’s operating system now boots like lightning, showing all of your buddies with nary a sign of a spinning ring. The same is now...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.02 Is Ready to Download Right Now

PS4 Firmware Update 2.02 Is Ready to Download Right Now

Stable as a new table

Who doesn’t love a good stabilising? As announced overnight, PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.02 is ready to download right now – and it weighs in at 217.2MB. The update is mandatory, so you’re going to want to set aside a few minutes to grab this if you’re planning to play online tonight. Obviously, it’ll download...

Weirdness: This Sneaky Sony Engineer Hid His Name in Your PS4

This Sneaky Sony Engineer Hid His Name in Your PS4

Can you find it?

If you were about to leave a company, what would you do to make sure that your name lived on within its walls? Well, Kazuya Sakakihara – an ex-software engineer for Sony, who helped design both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 – decided that the best way for him to leave an indelible mark on the Japanese giant was to quite...

News: Here's How LittleBigPlanet 3 Is Being Marketed on PS4, PS3 in North America

Here's How LittleBigPlanet 3 Is Being Marketed on PS4, PS3 in North America

Stand small

LittleBigPlanet is a franchise that’s so innovative that it deserves an advertisement that’s equally imaginitive. We’re happy to say, then, that this commercial for the third entry in the series is pretty clever. Not only does it take a pot-shot at the homogenisation of the rest of the industry, but it also manages to squeeze in...