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News: Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Prison break

Sony’s vibrant Monster Hunter-esque PlayStation Vita exclusive Freedom Wars will break free from its development shackles on 26th June in Japan, the platform holder has announced. However, the title will deploy without online multiplayer, which will be added as part of a gigantic post-release update due out sometime later in the...

News: Guerrilla Games Puts a Bullet in PS4 Sequel Killzone: Shadow Fall's Lag

Guerrilla Games Puts a Bullet in PS4 Sequel Killzone: Shadow Fall's Lag

How to Sev a life

First-party outfit Guerrilla Games is one of the most fascinating studios in the industry at the minute. While its PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall was flawed in places, the Dutch developer’s earnest approach to responding to community queries has been nothing short of staggering over the past four or five...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 1.62 Will Improve Your Console's Operation Quality

PS4 Firmware Update 1.62 Will Improve Your Console's Operation Quality

Whatever that means

If you were hoping that the days of frequent and annoyingly vague firmware updates would be a thing of the past now that we've entered the next generation, you'd unfortunately be wrong, as Sony has just announced the release of PlayStation 4 firmware update v1.62. The platform holder describes the benefits of the patch as...

News: MLB 14's Road to the Show Just Got a New Beginning

MLB 14's Road to the Show Just Got a New Beginning

Become a star

MLB 14 The Show is releasing soon, and with it marks the return of the super popular Road to the Show mode. This feature allows you to create a player that you control and improve as he embarks on a journey to become the next big star to bat in the Major Leagues. And just so that this option doesn't get stale to veterans of Sony's...

Feature: Five Possible PS4 Virtual Reality Experiences to Whet Your Appetite

Five Possible PS4 Virtual Reality Experiences to Whet Your Appetite

Different dimension

Sony’s rumoured virtual reality headset may be the worst kept secret in the video game industry. While the platform holder’s yet to publicly acknowledge the oft-discussed device, it’s been a source of insider excitement for over six months now. We first heard about the Oculus Rift-inspired accessory way back in September,...

News: In Some Parts of the World, the PS4's Price Is Increasing

In Some Parts of the World, the PS4's Price Is Increasing

Going the wrong way

Price drops are common in this industry. It’s becoming increasingly regular for new releases to be discounted – both physically and digitally – shortly after launch, with patient players often rewarded with a bargain. Moreover, console cost adjustments frequently factor into a manufacturer’s hardware marketing roadmap,...

Weirdness: Be Careful When Playing Dark Souls II with a DualShock 4

Be Careful When Playing Dark Souls II with a DualShock 4

Prepare to lose a lot of money

There’s no doubt that the DualShock 4 is an infinitely superior controller to its PlayStation 3 counterpart, providing tighter sticks, vastly improved triggers, and a much more ergonomic shape. As such, it’s not overly surprising that gallant gamers would want to use the overhauled device with From Software’s...

News: Find a Use for Your PS4 Camera with Free The Playroom DLC

Find a Use for Your PS4 Camera with Free The Playroom DLC

Run, robot, run

Sony’s complimentary PlayStation Camera-based technology demo The Playroom has secretly expanded this week with a free add-on named Ninja Bots. Available now from the PlayStation 4’s iteration of the PlayStation Store, the intriguing gratuity transports the titular cyborgs to a training ground, where your Ninbotsu skills will be...

Hardware Review: PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset - Sound Buy

PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset - Sound Buy

Gold standard

Having recently graduated with a distinction from the school of Turtle Beach, this editor was not especially looking forward to another battle of wits against a pair of humble headphones. The elaborately named Ear Force PX4 peripheral garnered a glowing appraisal in the sound quality portion of our recent review, but was ultim