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  • PS4 available for pre-order from Asda
    Gaming

    PS4 available for pre-order from Asda

    By 11 April 2013

    UK supermarket chain Asda has followed Game's lead in opening its PlayStation 4 pre-order page for business, even though we are still yet to find out price or release date. You can reserve your PS4 with a £20 deposit, which will ensure you will get your...

  • Garnet Red superslim PS3 pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Garnet Red superslim PS3 pictures and hands-on

    By 14 February 2013

    As Sony Computer Entertainment gears up to unveil the next generation of PlayStation, it is also doing some rather interesting things with the current. Not only can you now get a superslim PS3 - the third body shape in its six-year life - but a range...

  • Sony confirms The Last of Us delay, Naughty Dog needs more time
    Gaming

    Sony confirms The Last of Us delay, Naughty Dog needs more time

    By 14 February 2013

    Like Bioshock Infinite and Grand Theft Auto V before it, triple-A PlayStation 3 game The Last of Us has been moved from its original release date to allow the developer more time to perfect it. Originally slated for May, The Last of Us will now release...

  • Sony giving away one free PlayStation Mobile game for PS Vita, smartphone or tablet a week
    Gaming

    Sony giving away one free PlayStation Mobile game for PS Vita, smartphone or tablet a week

    By 16 January 2013

    Over the next six weeks, Sony Computer Entertainment is giving away a completely free PlayStation Mobile game every seven days. They will work on any PlayStation Certified device, including the PS Vita, and you don't need to be a PlayStation Plus member...

  • Sony France compares PS Vita to a woman with four breasts
    Gaming

    Sony France compares PS Vita to a woman with four breasts

    By 1 November 2012

    Sony France has run a magazine advert for the poorly performing PS Vita handheld console, likening the experience it offers to that of woman having breasts on her chest and back. Alluding to the front touchscreen and rear touch panel, the advert simply...

  • Starhawk review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Starhawk review

    By 14 May 2012

    An early PlayStation 3 classic, Warhawk introduced many console gamers to the idea of proper online multiplayer. It has been a good few years since the game was released and the entire multiplayer landscape has changed drastically, thanks to the likes...

  • Journey review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Journey review

    By 12 March 2012

    Journey has been on our radar for quite a while now. Put together by That Game Company, a studio famed for its alternative approach to video games design, Journey has a lot of hype surrounding it. We tend to remain sceptical of any title until we actually...

  • PS Vita Japanese sales dip in second week - too expensive?
    Gaming

    PS Vita Japanese sales dip in second week - too expensive?

    By 4 January 2012

    The sales of the PS Vita, Sony's new handheld games console, have dropped in the second week of release in Japan. While it sold 325,000 units in its first 48 hours (17 - 18 December) the following 7 days saw a massive dip, with only a further 72,479...

  • PS3 price drop - UK prices revealed
    Gaming

    PS3 price drop - UK prices revealed

    By 17 August 2011

    Remember that PS3 price cut announced at Gamescom? Well it looks like it has gone and hit the UK, with Sony confirming a global PlayStation price drop. UK PS3s will now be priced in at £199 for what is presumably the 160GB model. Amazon.co.uk has the...

  • Go hands-on with Uncharted 3 at GAMEfest 2011
    Gaming

    Go hands-on with Uncharted 3 at GAMEfest 2011

    By 27 July 2011

    Visitors planning to attend the first ever GAMEfest in Birmingham this September will be in with a treat: hands-on time with the upcoming PS3 A-list title Uncharted 3. PlayStation has joined Microsoft as one of the headline sponsors of the forthcoming...

  • Sing hossana! The PlayStation Network is back... Sort of
    Gaming

    Sing hossana! The PlayStation Network is back... Sort of

    By 2 June 2011

    The PlayStation Network has been restored... Almost. A global restoration has started and many are able to access the PlayStation Store and download games, use vouchers and fiddle with all the shenanigans they used to be able to before the great and mighty...

  • PlayStation Network services restored by end of week
    Gaming

    PlayStation Network services restored by end of week

    By 31 May 2011

    All services on the PlayStation Network are finally going to be restored by the end of the week (Friday 3 June)... Unless you live in Japan, Hong Kong or South Korea that is. European and PAL regions, the Americas and the rest of Asia will be able to...

  • Sony denies new PSN password hack
    Gaming

    Sony denies new PSN password hack

    By 19 May 2011

    Sony has denied that its online PlayStation Network sign-in was suspended due to a new attack. Instead, it claimed that the password reset service was temporarily taken down to fix a URL exploit in the system. Previously, it was reported around the 'net...

  • New PSN woes... Your password can be hacked
    Gaming

    New PSN woes... Your password can be hacked

    By 18 May 2011

    Just as Sony was gradually restoring services, part of the PlayStation Network has been taken down again. This is because the password reset system can be compromised. Sign-in is now unavailable on a majority of SCE's websites, including PlayStation.com...

  • Free games for Sony PSN customers
    Gaming

    Free games for Sony PSN customers

    By 17 May 2011

    Sony has launched a "Welcome Back" customer appreciation program for disgruntled PlayStation Network and Qriocity subscribers who were registered prior to 20 April 2011 and have had to wait for their services to be restored, and it includes free games....

  • PSN online again... For developers
    Gaming

    PSN online again... For developers

    By 13 May 2011

    The PlayStation Network has gone live again, for developers at least. The internal network for the development community is back up and running, and surely that's a precursor to the full consumer online gaming platform's imminent return. Posting on...

  • PS3 passes 50 million units sales mark
    Gaming

    PS3 passes 50 million units sales mark

    By 15 April 2011

    Launched four-and-a-half years ago, the Sony PlayStation 3 has now exceeded the 50 million sales mark, shifting its landmark unit at the end of last month. And PlayStation Move has recently surpassed 8 million sales worldwide. Sony puts the console's...

  • Sony PSP2 unveiled - codenamed NGP
    Gaming

    Sony PSP2 unveiled - codenamed NGP

    By 27 January 2011

    Sony Computer Entertainment has given details of the successor to the PlayStation Portable (PSP) and awarded it the codename NGP (Next Generation Portable). It will feature a new interface that translates actions into inputs, location based entertainment...