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News: Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

The best of British

If you hadn't already noticed, we're slap bang in the centre of that period where companies beat their chests and boast about the previous year's sales. And hot on the heels of last night's impressive PlayStation 4 install base update, SCEUK has revealed that its next-gen system was the best-selling console in Britain last year...

News: Bask in the Unaffordable Glow of Sony's CES 2015 Press Conference

Bask in the Unaffordable Glow of Sony's CES 2015 Press Conference

Electronics avenue

Confession: we didn't know that Sony's big CES 2015 press conference was last night. Despite its focus on non-PlayStation electronics, we typically take a moment to live blog the event – mainly so that we can marvel at gaffer Kaz Hirai's impressive stage presence. Sadly, we missed the live show – but thanks to the beauty of...

News: People Are Buying Plenty of PS4 Games, Too

People Are Buying Plenty of PS4 Games, Too

Surprise, surprise

The meme regarding the PlayStation 4's shortage of software is one of this author's favourites. We can understand why people were disgruntled with Sony's exclusives during the Christmas just gone, but a quick look at our internal review document will tell you all that you need to know about 2014's release schedule – there were...

News: PlayStation Now's All-You-Can-Play Subscription Service Launches Next Week

PlayStation Now's All-You-Can-Play Subscription Service Launches Next Week

A beautiful gaming buffet

Sony's streaming service PlayStation Now was released in North America to an almost non-existent fanfare a few months ago, leaving us a little confused as to its long-term plans in the area. However, the platform holder has today arguably made large strides in the right direction, unveiling its subscription program –...

News: Analysts: Xbox One Will Catch Up to PS4 in 2015

Analysts: Xbox One Will Catch Up to PS4 in 2015

The battle goes on

Michael Pachter put his neck on the line recently, and stated that the PlayStation 4 will maintain control of the console space through 2015 – but this was before Microsoft's big NPD win in November. To his credit, the likeable forecaster is sticking with his reading of the situation, but a predictions post from

News: Media Molecule Hoping to Reveal Major PS4 Game in 2015

Media Molecule Hoping to Reveal Major PS4 Game in 2015

"The silence is killing me"

Media Molecule's papery Vita port Tearaway Unfolded may be its only officially announced PlayStation 4 project, but it's been busy working on a second title ever since the release of LittleBigPlanet 2 some time ago. Despite the updated edition's imminent release date, though, Iota's escapade has always been the output of...

News: Sony Extends PlayStation Plus Subs Due to Xmas PSN Outage

Sony Extends PlayStation Plus Subs Due to Xmas PSN Outage

Playing nice

The venom pointed at the PlayStation Network is always at its peak when the service is offline, as everyone tends to go back to their business when functionality is restored. That said, there's no denying that the platform's recent holiday outage was unfortunate, and even though a faction of cyber attackers may be to blame, Sony's come...

Feature: 2014's Most Memorable PlayStation Music

2014's Most Memorable PlayStation Music

Sounds good

The music that we hear in games plays an integral part in our enjoyment of the experience. While this is by no means exclusive to the medium, the interactive nature of games means that the memories linked with certain musical cues can carry more potency than in other types of media. Last year was a hell of a year for game soundtracks,...

News: January's Free PlayStation Plus Games include inFAMOUS: First Light on PS4 and More

January's Free PlayStation Plus Games include inFAMOUS: First Light on PS4 and More

The Swapper, DuckTales Remastered, and Duke Nukem also up for grabs

Prematurely or not, Sony's announced the European PlayStation Plus lineup for January on Facebook. As part of a video – which hasn't been removed from the platform holder's page yet – the firm reiterated that PlayStation 4 exclusive inFAMOUS: First Light will be your headline...

News: PSN Down for Some Another Day as High Volume Prompts Connection Problems

PSN Down for Some Another Day as High Volume Prompts Connection Problems

Offline again

While there have been definite improvements to the PlayStation Network over the past 24 hours or so, it's clear from social media that Sony is still having serious issues getting gamers back online. We can use our PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita without any problems here in the UK, but it would appear that we're among the lucky...