PS4 archive

  • PS4 tops 2.1 million sales in just two weeks
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    PS4 tops 2.1 million sales in just two weeks

    By 3 December 2013

    Sony has revealed that it has sold 2.1 million PlayStation 4 consoles globally since its North American launch on 15 November. That includes a staggering 700,000 sold in Europe and Australasia in the four days since it was released in those regions on...

  • The PS4 we all really want: A homage to the Atari VCS
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    The PS4 we all really want: A homage to the Atari VCS

    By 2 December 2013

    Although we actually like the design of the PlayStation 4, we don't think it will take long for some excellent mods and decals from accessory manufacturers to come along and give us consoles that are more personal. And we hope that the latter will consider...

  • PS4 fastest selling console in UK history
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    PS4 fastest selling console in UK history

    By 2 December 2013

    With official sales figures yet to be released, it has been revealed that the PlayStation 4 is the fastest-selling console in the UK, ever. The console was released in the country on Friday, 29 November, and has outsold the Xbox One released a week earlier,...

  • PS4: PSN, Store and Redeem Code now available for some users - but not all
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    PS4: PSN, Store and Redeem Code now available for some users - but not all

    By 1 December 2013

    Update 1 December: After the reported PSN outages and Sony suspending the Redeem Code functionality in PlayStation Store following the PS4 launch and huge amounts of European traffic, it appears to now be functional for some users. Avid gamers as we are...

  • A week in reviews: 25 - 29 November
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    A week in reviews: 25 - 29 November

    By 30 November 2013

    As the month of November draws to a close it can mean only one thing: PlayStation 4 time. Well, two things, really: the 10th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards have drawn to a close, the winners announced across 12 categories loaded with top tech picks....

  • PS4 launch pictures are in, who was first in the queue?
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    PS4 launch pictures are in, who was first in the queue?

    By 29 November 2013

    You might not know this considering the lack of attention it's been getting, but Sony quietly released a new console in the UK at midnight last night. We're kidding, of course. The release of the PlayStation 4 has been a massive talking point for the...

  • Need For Speed: Rivals review
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    Need For Speed: Rivals review

    By 29 November 2013

    There are two types of racing games in this world: the ones that have painstakingly captured every minuscule piece of information surrounding the cars, the tracks, and the world we live in; and those that are there just to have a bit of fun. Need For...

  • PlayStation 4 review
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    PlayStation 4 review

    By 28 November 2013

    You are reading this PlayStation 4 review for probably one of three reasons. The first is that you want to know whether you should get the PS4, the second whether it's better than the Xbox One, and third is probably to help justify your pre-order and...

  • Leaked PS4 PlayStation Store prices were premature, says Sony UK MD
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    Leaked PS4 PlayStation Store prices were premature, says Sony UK MD

    By 28 November 2013

    The PlayStation 4 launches tonight at midnight in the UK, two weeks after the US and nine months after it was officially announced by Sony Computer Entertainment in New York. And while it has been an outstanding success already, selling over a million...

  • PS4 stock won’t run out as Game announces 300 stores with more units
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    PS4 stock won’t run out as Game announces 300 stores with more units

    By 28 November 2013

    Fears of PS4 stock running out on release tomorrow, Friday 29 November, appear to have died down. Asda and Tesco announced more stock and now Game has done the same with units in 300 stores as well as online. It’s not the unit alone though, in the case...

  • PSN features to be removed for PS4 launch so the system doesn’t collapse, says Sony
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    PSN features to be removed for PS4 launch so the system doesn’t collapse, says Sony

    By 28 November 2013

    Sony has just announced that it will be deactivating some of the features on PSN from Friday 29 November to survive the PS4 launch rush. After already launching the PS4 in the US Sony says it plans to avoid any PSN failures this time by removing some...

  • FIFA 14 (PS4 & Xbox One) review
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    FIFA 14 (PS4 & Xbox One) review

    By 28 November 2013

    Having already fully reviewed the current generation version of FIFA 14 it would seem sensible to just adjust that entry to encompass the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version. But here's the thing: FIFA 14 on the next-generation consoles is no mere update...

  • Xbox One vs PS4: The verdicts are in, so which is better?
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    Xbox One vs PS4: The verdicts are in, so which is better?

    By 28 November 2013

    So the wait for the Xbox One and PS4 is over, but now the real battle begins. Both consoles nailed their colours to the mast in individual launch events, at E3 and then Gamescom, where declarations were made, reversed in many instances. It's been a turbulent...

  • PS4 release date and everything you need to know
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    PS4 release date and everything you need to know

    By 28 November 2013

    The Sony PlayStation 4, or PS4 as many call it, is already out in the US and will finally be released tomorrow, 29 November in Europe. So if you are in the UK and about to get your hands on one, you might still be wondering what to expect. The months...

  • Top 5 PS4 launch games you must buy
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    Top 5 PS4 launch games you must buy

    By 28 November 2013

    The PlayStation is now available in the US - has been for over a week - and will soon reach other shores, including the UK. As will the entire launch line-up of 23 games, some of which will be available digitally and some from stores online and in the...

  • Resogun review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Resogun review

    By 28 November 2013

    Resogun bursts onto the screen with a score that sounds as though Hans Zimmer has been listening to too much Japanese techno. It’s like the Inception movie soundtrack remixed - but it definitely grabbed our attention. And that’s just the audio. Just...

  • Killzone: Shadow Fall review
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    Killzone: Shadow Fall review

    By 27 November 2013

    The Killzone series has been important to Sony and its PlayStation line. The first arrived on PlayStation 2, almost as an answer to Microsoft and Bungie’s Halo for the original Xbox, and there have been iterations for every subsequent console, including...

  • Most people in the five day PS4 queue are also buying an Xbox One
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    Most people in the five day PS4 queue are also buying an Xbox One

    By 27 November 2013

    We popped down to London’s Covent Garden to have a word with the queuers outside Sony’s PS4 pop-up store, The Sony Lounge. Armed with tents, sleeping bags and plenty of gloves, this line was started on Monday to brave the five days of cold until the...

  • O2 to offer PS4 bundle that includes Sony Xperia Z1, could be last chance to get one before Christmas
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    O2 to offer PS4 bundle that includes Sony Xperia Z1, could be last chance to get one before Christmas

    By 27 November 2013

    O2 has announced that it will be carrying limited stock of the PlayStation 4 in 65 of its high street stores up and down the UK. However, it won't be selling the next-generation games console on its own. Instead, it will be available through the network...

  • Bill Gates encourages kids to use swords and guns to get Xbox Ones... in South Park, that is
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    Bill Gates encourages kids to use swords and guns to get Xbox Ones... in South Park, that is

    By 26 November 2013

    After the first South Park clip from its Black Friday episode summed up the PS4 versus Xbox One battle in the most perfect way, Comedy Central has released a new clip from the latest episode, A Song of Ass and Fire. It features Bill Gates and Microsoft's...

  • Sony PS4 launch apps list confirmed: BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Lovefilm and more
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    Sony PS4 launch apps list confirmed: BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Lovefilm and more

    By 26 November 2013

    Sony has officially confirmed the app line-up that will be available for the PS4 on its release this Friday, 29 November. The UK will be happy to see a selection of BBC offerings including the iPlayer, BBC News and BBC Sport. There will be a total of...

  • 5 reasons why PS4 and Xbox One games will blow your minds in 8 years time
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    5 reasons why PS4 and Xbox One games will blow your minds in 8 years time

    By 26 November 2013

    Now that the Xbox One and PS4 consoles are on sale, with only the European launch of the latter yet to come on 29 November, we can safely say that we've entered a new era of gaming. The last two weeks have gone past like a blur and much has been said...

  • Not pre-ordered a PS4? There will be some on sale at midnight launch event in London
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    Not pre-ordered a PS4? There will be some on sale at midnight launch event in London

    By 25 November 2013

    Sony has revealed that it will be hosting a midnight launch event on Thursday night in its London PS4 Lounge #4ThePlayers. And it will be selling consoles as soon as the clock strikes 12, so you still have a chance to get hold of one even if you've not...

  • PS4 PlayStation Store prices cause concern: £63 for FIFA 14 (update)
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    PS4 PlayStation Store prices cause concern: £63 for FIFA 14 (update)

    By 25 November 2013

    It's not even out in the UK yet but there are some bemoaning the price of the PS4 already. With UK servers now live, test machines have access to a fully-working British PlayStation Store and the prices set for the downloadable games have been revealed....

  • Twitch bans non-gaming PS4 videos: Watch which joystick you waggle
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    Twitch bans non-gaming PS4 videos: Watch which joystick you waggle

    By 25 November 2013

    Twitch, the resource site of gamer-made videos, has had to remind its members that they are not allowed to post clips on a non-gaming related subject. Nor are they allowed to post videos that are of a sexually explicit nature. The message comes as PS4...