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News: Accidentally Received a Free PS Vita? Don't Smile Yet

Accidentally Received a Free PS Vita? Don't Smile Yet

Zavvi ripping up the rules

Mistakes are an unfortunate element of day-to-day life. It’s inevitable that we’ll get things wrong on a regular basis, so all that we can really do is try to learn from our slip-ups and attempt to move on. In the case of online retailer Zavvi, though, it’s hoping to recompense its errors by threatening customers...

News: UK Sales Charts: Gran Turismo 6 Falls Short of the Pace on PS3

UK Sales Charts: Gran Turismo 6 Falls Short of the Pace on PS3

Lapped by its predecessor

There was plenty of pent-up desire for Gran Turismo 5 when it eventually parked on store shelves all the way back in 2010, so it’s not especially surprising that its successor Gran Turismo 6 has debuted with sales less than its older sibling. However, we weren’t expecting such a sizeable drop. Chart-Track reports that...

News: Where to Find PS4 Stock in the UK Before Christmas

Where to Find PS4 Stock in the UK Before Christmas

GAME, Argos, and Tesco in-stock for the holidays

You want a PlayStation 4, and we’re determined to help you to find one. Sony’s next generation system has been a smash success in the UK, selling a record-breaking 250,000 units in just 48 hours – but the platform holder has still struggled to meet demand. That means that consoles are in short...

News: Killzone: Shadow Fall PS4 Mega Bundle In Stock at Amazon UK on 11th December

Killzone: Shadow Fall PS4 Mega Bundle In Stock at Amazon UK on 11th December

Helgasp

You may yet be spending the holidays with the Helghast after all, as Amazon.co.uk has revealed that it will have fresh PlayStation 4 Mega Bundle stock available on 11th December. The cost-effective Gamer Pack – which includes a 500GB console, a copy of Killzone: Shadow Fall, two DualShock 4 controllers, and a PlayStation Camera – will...

News: Phase 3 PS4 Stock Seeping into UK GAME Stores Now

Phase 3 PS4 Stock Seeping into UK GAME Stores Now

Add to basket

Are you still struggling to find a PlayStation 4? New stock is arriving around the UK as we type – but you’re going to need to be speedy if you hope to secure one of the sought after systems. GAME outlets throughout the country are reporting that they’ve received Phase 3 stock of the next generation platform today, and while...

News: PS4 Christmas Bundles In Stock at Zavvi in the UK

PS4 Christmas Bundles In Stock at Zavvi in the UK

Available for a pretty penny

Are you hoping to get a PlayStation 4 before Christmas? The consoles are becoming scarcer than fairy dust, but UK retailer Zavvi has the system in stock right now – assuming that you’re willing to pay a premium for the privilege of spending your holidays with the Helghast. Available for the paltry sum of

News: UK Sales Charts: Knack Thumps Super Mario 3D World on the Nose

UK Sales Charts: Knack Thumps Super Mario 3D World on the Nose

Mamma mia

Japan Studio’s enjoyable (but not outstanding) PlayStation 4 launch title Knack landed a heavy blow on the critically acclaimed Super Mario 3D World this week, finishing above the Wii U exclusive in the UK sales charts. Mark Cerny’s throwback platformer punched its way into 13th in the multiformat best-sellers list, while the bruised...

News: How Much Money Did PS4 Make in 48 Hours in the UK?

How Much Money Did PS4 Make in 48 Hours in the UK?

It only prints money

Sony has smashed records in the UK, making the PlayStation 4 the country’s fastest selling console of all time – but how much money did the platform accrue within 48 hours? Industry publication MCV estimates that the system raked in a whopping £87 million ($142 million) during its first two

News: Why Are Digital PS4 Games So Expensive in the UK?

Why Are Digital PS4 Games So Expensive in the UK?

Price barrier

Sony may have done right by consumers with regards to physical media on the PlayStation 4, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a priority on the next generation system. A quick glance at the hardware’s chassis may mean that you overlook the disc slot, while the device’s power and eject buttons are even harder to find. Figure out...

Weirdness: The Sun's Page 3 Swapped Out for a Sexier Image

The Sun's Page 3 Swapped Out for a Sexier Image

Real hardware

Looks like British glamour model Rosie Jones has been given the day off, as Sony has taken charge of The Sun’s famous Page 3 column. For those out of the tabloid loop, the UK rag ordinarily publishes pictures of scantily clad ladies on the inside page, but it’s swapped out the images for something a little sexier today – a shot...

Live: Watch the European PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

Watch the European PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

Live from London

Time zones mean that the PlayStation 4 has already launched in parts of Europe, but there’s still a little while to go before the console officially deploys in the UK. In order to keep abreast of the action, PlayStation Access is running a stream live from Covent Garden in London, where frozen fans are being polled about their...

News: Plenty More on the Horizon for PS4, System to Avoid Drought

Plenty More on the Horizon for PS4, System to Avoid Drought

The Devil makes work for idle thumbs

Sony may have been criticised for the PlayStation 4’s light launch lineup, but Fergal Gara isn’t concerned about the future at all. The executive, who fronts the British arm of the Japanese giant’s gaming business, has been chatting ahead of tonight’s European release – and says that there are some...