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News: Sony Has Now Shipped a Staggering 40 Million PS4 Consoles

Sony Has Now Shipped a Staggering 40 Million PS4 Consoles

Beast mode

PlayStation helped propel Sony to a very profitable financial year, with the company's operating income up 329 per cent to ¥294.2 billion (~$2.7 billion). The company's gaming division played a huge part in that, its own sales up 11 per cent, with profits doubling to ¥‎88.7 billion (~$819 million). For a snapshot of just how well...

News: Your Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Games Include Tropico 5, Table Top Racing

Your Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Games Include Tropico 5, Table Top Racing

God of War! LocoRoco! Bionic Commando!

Last month's PlayStation Plus update was rock solid – and Sony's assembled another decent selection for May. While some of you may be disappointed to learn that Watch Dogs isn't part of the Instant Game Collection (we told you it was fake), Tropico 5 is actually a strong substitute – namely because this...

News: This Slick Vita Grip Adds Triggers for Better PS4 Remote Play

This Slick Vita Grip Adds Triggers for Better PS4 Remote Play

Say goodbye to the rear touchpad

Veteran Japanese manufacturer Hori recently announced that it's making a new grip accessory for the PlayStation Vita, and it seems pretty darn handy. The grip adds R2, L2, R3, and L3 functionality to Sony's handheld, supposedly making it a great fit for Remote Play sessions. It looks rather comfortable, too. The...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: One Piece: Burning Blood Blows Away the Competition on PS4, Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: One Piece: Burning Blood Blows Away the Competition on PS4, Vita

Hoist the sales

One Piece: Burning Blood leapt to the top of the Japanese software charts last week, claiming the first and second spots on PlayStation 4 and Vita respectively. The Bandai Namco brawler only sold marginally better on Sony's home console, though, with total sales across both platforms breaking 68,000 copies. It's not a bad start by...

Store Update: 26th April 2016 (Europe)

26th April 2016 (Europe)

Perfect organism

Alienation is the hot new addition on the European PlayStation Store this week, as Housemarque returns with its second PlayStation 4 exclusive of the generation. We rather liked this spiritual successor to Dead Nation, with our full review outlining exactly why through here. Severed's also up for grabs this time, as well as Rocket...

Review: Severed (PS Vita)

Severed (PS Vita)

'Armless

The main character in Severed is missing an arm; we're going to assume that it fell off following a particularly furious session with Drinkbox Studios' latest game. This colourful PlayStation Vita exclusive has grand aspirations: it's a first-person dungeon crawler with Punch Out!!-esque combat and enough crafting to momentarily capture the...

News: PS4 Games Go Seriously Cheap in US Flash Sale

PS4 Games Go Seriously Cheap in US Flash Sale

LittleBigPlanet! Tearaway! Sleeping Dogs!

Ooh, boy – this is a decent North American PlayStation Store Flash Sale, and then some. Let's just dive right into it: Alien Isolation is $11.99, the upgraded PlayStation 4 version of Bully is $5.99, as is Max Payne which only launched yesterday. Then you've got the likes of

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 114

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 114

Dearly beloved

Work is well and truly over, which means that it's all video games all the time for the next two days. Well, not quite, as this author still has a handful of chores to complete – but we're not going to let that dampen the mood. In honour of the late, great Prince – it's time to party like it's 1999. Sammy Barker, Editor: I've...

News: Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Swipes and Slashes on PS4, Vita This Autumn

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Swipes and Slashes on PS4, Vita This Autumn

Looking sharp

Phew, are you quite done, Bandai Namco? The publisher's dated just about every game under the sun this afternoon, but it's not over yet. Although it hasn't been given a specific release date, it's been confirmed that Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization will launch in the Autumn here in the West, on PlayStation 4 and Vita. The...

Feature: 3 Believable Perks That Would Make Your PlayStation Plus Sub Better

3 Believable Perks That Would Make Your PlayStation Plus Sub Better

Plus more

Not everyone's happy with their PlayStation Plus subscription at the moment, with the quality of the Instant Game Collection being the biggest point of contention. While we recently outlined some of the issues that Sony may be facing with regards to the service, we thought that it would be fun to share with you three believable perks...

News: PSN's Finally Getting Two-Step Authentication

PSN's Finally Getting Two-Step Authentication

Welcome to 2005

Well, this is a pleasant surprise: Sony's adding two-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network, it's confirmed. First requests for this feature were found etched into cave drawings by Neanderthals, so it's nice to know that the Japanese giant's heard your feedback and is on the case. "In order to further safeguard our users...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

PS4 stays top, though

It's been another quiet week in Japan for PlayStation and the market in general, as a dearth of new blockbuster releases ensured that the software charts looked particularly dismal. The PlayStation 4 saw three fresh entries in Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition, République, and Skullgirls 2nd Encore, but none of them...

News: Samurai Fighter The Last Blade 2 Carves Up PS4, Vita Next Month

Samurai Fighter The Last Blade 2 Carves Up PS4, Vita Next Month

Complete with online multiplayer

Originally released in Japanese arcades all the way back in 1998, The Last Blade 2 is bringing 18 swordsmen together on PlayStation 4 and Vita so that they can once again slice the snot out of each other. This is a tense 2D fighter that became something of a cult release, and it's being revived next month on Sony's...

Store Update: 19th April 2016 (North America)

19th April 2016 (North America)

Ahoy, ahoy

Invisible Inc! Koi! Pang Adventures! Ms. Pac-Man with a Platinum! This week's North American PlayStation Store update may not be packed with retail heavy hitters, but there are a deluge of digital games that you should be paying attention to. Here's the full line-up for your perusal. PS4 Games: Arcade Game Series: Dig Dug (Out...