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News: The AR Bots Keep Watch in Fresh Free PS4 Theme

The AR Bots Keep Watch in Fresh Free PS4 Theme

Play room

Themes are still very much a novelty on the PlayStation 4, which means that we’re going to mask today’s lack of news with a short little report on the latest design to hit the PlayStation Store: AR Bots. This wacky wallpaper augments the home screen with an animated image of the robots from PlayStation Camera title The Playroom,...

News: Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Comes and Gets Some in January

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Comes and Gets Some in January

See you in Hell

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition temporarily launched in Europe earlier this week, but the port must have been all out of gum, as it’s since been removed from the PlayStation 3 and Vita storefronts. In truth, this is likely just another example of SCEE’s incompetence – we’re still waiting for Costume Quest 2, by the way –...

News: This Bloodborne Pre-Order Bonus Ain't the Most Pleasant Thing You'll See on PS4

This Bloodborne Pre-Order Bonus Ain't the Most Pleasant Thing You'll See on PS4

Nastier than Knack

Bloodborne makes Sweeney Todd’s cellar look like a luxurious underground apartment, so it’s no surprise to see the forthcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive get an utterly repulsive pre-order bonus. Available from GameStop in the United States, the extra comprises a bonus Messenger skin for use in the game. For those out of the...

News: Crikey, the PS4 Is the Fastest Selling Console in Australian History

Crikey, the PS4 Is the Fastest Selling Console in Australian History

That's not a console, THIS is a console

That's right, its time for some more mindboggling PlayStation 4 sales numbers. This time they come courtesy of Michael Ephraim, the head of SCE Australia. "We have been truly humbled by the incredible response to the PS4 from Australian gamers," the big-wig said at a recent press event. "It is my pleasure to...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.01 Now Live

PS4 Firmware Update 2.01 Now Live

217.2 MB of added stability for your PlayStation

As much as we applaud Sony's efforts at rolling out its recent firmware update to version 2.00, which added new and exciting features to the PlayStation 4, many have noted an unfortunate glitch which makes it impossible to turn the super system back on once it's been put into Rest Mode. Thankfully...

Soapbox: Gaming's Greatest Fireworks Display Still Resides Inside the PS2

Gaming's Greatest Fireworks Display Still Resides Inside the PS2

Sky lights

It’s currently Bonfire Night here in the UK, a bizarre annual event in which wooden figures are burnt at the stake in order acknowledge the capture of Guy Fawkes, a British radical who plotted to dethrone King James I by destroying parliament with dozens of barrels of stashed gunpowder. His plan was eventually exposed after a tip-off...

News: PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall Celebrates Series Anniversary with Gifts for All

PS4 Shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall Celebrates Series Anniversary with Gifts for All

Mapped out

Ten years ago, a little game called Killzone released on the PlayStation 2. The sci-fi shooter was falsely labelled a Halo killer by the media at the time, but despite being forced to stack up against such an iconic brand, the Helghast have waged war on four additional PlayStation formats since, across six critically acclaimed games...

News: Phew! PS4 Firmware Update 2.01 Will Fix Those Pesky Rest Mode Problems

Phew! PS4 Firmware Update 2.01 Will Fix Those Pesky Rest Mode Problems

Coming soon

In case you weren't paying attention, the PlayStation 4's recent massive firmware update has seen several users reporting a glitch which makes it impossible to turn the super system back on once it's been put into Rest Mode. Obviously, the Japanese giant probably wasn't too keen on people not being able to access their expensive new...

News: This Incredible UK PS4 Deal Will Empty Your Wallet

This Incredible UK PS4 Deal Will Empty Your Wallet

Dealing with death

Sony may be resting on its laurels a little bit in North America, but it refuses to give any of its competitors an inch in the UK. The platform holder has been frighteningly aggressive in these parts – matching Microsoft’s many price cuts at every opportunity – and it’s starting to prepare some scarily attractive bundles...

News: Injustice, inFAMOUS: First Light, and More Coming Soon to PlayStation Plus on PS4

Injustice, inFAMOUS: First Light, and More Coming Soon to PlayStation Plus on PS4

You've been heard

Sony’s heard your pleas regarding PlayStation Plus and finally seems ready to power up the service now that the PlayStation 4 is a year or so old. Writing on the European PlayStation Blog, the platform holder has confirmed the next-gen lineup for December and January – and while there are still a couple of (great) indie games...

News: These Custom PS4 Hard Drive Covers Are Really Cool

These Custom PS4 Hard Drive Covers Are Really Cool

Pimp your machine

We’ve already established that Sony loves creating console bundles. The company’s entire strategy with the PlayStation 4 appears to revolve around making as many unique hardware options as it can possibly muster, so why not go the whole hog and start creating some custom hard drive face plates to go with these limited...