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PlayStation takes cue from Xbox, lets you download PlayStation Now games
PlayStation takes cue from Xbox, lets you download PlayStation Now games By Rik Henderson

PlayStation might have won the biggest battle in this generation of consoles, but it's not beyond tipping its hat to its biggest rival.Its PlayStation Now cloud gaming service no longer just offers streaming, it now resembles Xbox Game Pass, with game... Read more

PUBG coming to PS4 at last
PUBG coming to PS4 at last By Rik Henderson

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be coming to PlayStation 4, if the Korean Game Rating Board is to be believed.PUBG has been an Xbox exclusive on console up to now, but considering its one-year anniversary on Xbox One is fast approaching, it seems the... Read more

PlayStation Classic is the 20 game retro console you'll really want
PlayStation Classic is the 20 game retro console you'll really want By Rik Henderson

As we reported in May, Sony plans to release its own miniature retro games console in time for Christmas.The PlayStation Classic will cost £89.99 in the UK ($99.99 US) and come with 20 pre-loaded games.It looks like a smaller version of the original... Read more

This is what Sony's new colourful PS4 controllers look like
This is what Sony's new colourful PS4 controllers look like By Maggie Tillman

Sony has updated its DualShock 4 line with new controller options. Here's a look at their new, colourful schemes.There are four fresh options in total, and they're called Berry blue, Sunset orange, Blue camouflage, and Metallic Copper. They're meant... Read more

2TB PS4 Pro 500 Million Edition pre-orders sold out already, but there might be new stock coming
2TB PS4 Pro 500 Million Edition pre-orders sold out already, but there might be new stock coming By Rik Henderson

Sony Interactive Entertainment will soon release a rather special edition version of the PlayStation 4 Pro although you might find one hard to come by. Pre-orders are currently sold out.Although pre-orders started on Amazon.co.uk at 10am Wednesday 15... Read more

Spider-Man PS4 Pro and PS4 are simply amazing
Spider-Man PS4 Pro and PS4 are simply amazing By Rik Henderson

The all-new Spider-Man game for PS4 will be released on 7 September and to celebrate Sony has revealed a couple of themed, limited edition bundles that will grab you like flies in a web.Available for both the PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, the Marvel's Spider-Man... Read more

If this is the PS5 where do we sign up? PlayStation 5 concept design is stunning
If this is the PS5 where do we sign up? PlayStation 5 concept design is stunning By Rik Henderson

Every time a major tech product is rumoured, a flood of concept drawings and 3D models appear based on fan-requested features, leaked specifications or both.Doesn't matter whether it's the new iPhone, Samsung Galaxy Note or other mobile doo-hickey, there... Read more

The Last of Us 2: Joel is not dead and there are new infected classes to encounter
The Last of Us 2: Joel is not dead and there are new infected classes to encounter By Rik Henderson

Naughty Dog unveiled a new gameplay trailer for The Last of Us Part II during E3 2018 and it got tongues a-wagging.For a start, as well as some truly brutal takedowns, it featured a brief, throwaway mention of someone referred to as "the old man". And... Read more

Sony PlayStation E3 2018 showcase: All the games, announcements and how to watch it again
Sony PlayStation E3 2018 showcase: All the games, announcements and how to watch it again By Mike Lowe

The President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment America, Shawn Layden, said it himself: "Don't expect some big flashy new idea or surprise [at this year's Sony E3 press conference]". There was no hardware announcement at the Monday 11 June showcase... Read more

Sony plans a retro PSOne relaunch
Sony plans a retro PSOne relaunch By Rik Henderson

After Nintendo's outstanding success of the NES and SNES Classic Mini consoles, everybody is looking to get in on the act.The current wave of interest in nostalgic gaming will continue with a smaller, title-laden Sega MegaDrive this year. And we've already... Read more

PlayStation Days of Play sale coming, with limited edition PS4 you can win
PlayStation Days of Play sale coming, with limited edition PS4 you can win By Rik Henderson

Sony is bringing back its Days of Play sale that will see the prices of many games, PS4 consoles and the PSVR plummet.And, to celebrate, the company has launched a competition to win a bundle of several of the items you'll be able to buy.The Days of Play... Read more

Sony PlayStation 5 specs, release date, news and rumours: Everything you need to know about PS5
Sony PlayStation 5 specs, release date, news and rumours: Everything you need to know about PS5 By Rik Henderson

If you're after all the Sony PlayStation 5 specs rumours, news and information about a potential PS5 release date, you've come to the right place. Although Sony launched a 4K HDR-enabled console at the end of 2016, in the shape of the PlayStation 4 Pro,... Read more

Sony says PlayStation 4 is nearing end of life
Sony says PlayStation 4 is nearing end of life By Max Langridge

Sony PlayStation CEO John Kodera says the PS4, which has sold close to 80 million units, is nearing the end of its life cycle five years after it launched. Kodera made the comment at Sony Corporate's recent strategy meeting, which lets investors know... Read more

PlayStation VR bundle deals come with free games, check them out here
PlayStation VR bundle deals come with free games, check them out here By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a couple of PSVR bundle deals that contain everything you need to get up and running with PS4 virtual reality, plus a free game.The PlayStation VR is Sony's own headset and works with the standard PS4 or the PS4 Pro. There are plenty... Read more

PlayStation Plus to ditch PS3 and PS Vita games from 2019
PlayStation Plus to ditch PS3 and PS Vita games from 2019 By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced that it will be ditching the free PS3 and PS Vita games as part of its PlayStation Plus membership scheme from 8 March 2019.It will continue to offer new PlayStation 3 and PS Vita games each month until then, but after that date the... Read more

Poundland selling PS4 and Xbox One games for £5
Poundland selling PS4 and Xbox One games for £5 By Rik Henderson

UK high street retailer Poundland is selling PS4 and Xbox One games for just £5 each. In fact, you might even find some for less than that, as that's the highest price they are available for.The chain has signed a deal with Music Magpie, which buys and... Read more

PS4 system software 5.50 adds ability to limit a child's play time
PS4 system software 5.50 adds ability to limit a child's play time By Rik Henderson

Sony is trialling some new features that could be integrated into the PlayStation 4's system software in the near future.Pocket-lint has had a chance to play with the PS4 system software 5.50 beta and, among other features, it includes the option to restrict... Read more

Monster Hunter: World edition PS4 Pro is a beast of a machine, pre-order available now
Monster Hunter: World edition PS4 Pro is a beast of a machine, pre-order available now By Rik Henderson

Capcom's Monster Hunter: World will be released on PS4 and Xbox One next week, on Friday 26 January in the UK.You can pre-order it from Amazon.co.uk here or Amazon.com here. But true fans will be clamouring to get their hands on the special edition PlayStation... Read more

Almost 6 million PS4 consoles sold at Christmas alone, 73.6 million in total now
Almost 6 million PS4 consoles sold at Christmas alone, 73.6 million in total now By Rik Henderson

Although recent reports revealed that the Nintendo Switch is the fastest selling console in the US of all time, it has a long way to go before it catches up with the PlayStation 4.Sony has revealed that it sold 5.9 million PS4 consoles worldwide in the... Read more

PS4 Pro tips and tricks: How to get the most from your new 4K PlayStation
PS4 Pro tips and tricks: How to get the most from your new 4K PlayStation By Rik Henderson

When the PS4 Pro was launched in the tail end of 2016, it heralded the beginning of 4K HDR console gaming. And while it has now been joined by the Xbox One X, it is still an amazing, flagship games machine - especially for its price, often found below... Read more

How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 4TB or more
How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 4TB or more By Rik Henderson

If you own, have recently bought or received a PS4 and downloaded a game you might already be aware that 500GB is a woefully inadequate amount of storage. That's the amount of space a standard PS4 has to play with and considering games can top 50GB apiece,... Read more

Wow! You can get a 1TB PS4 Pro for just £260 right now
Wow! You can get a 1TB PS4 Pro for just £260 right now By Rik Henderson

Although the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is dying down there are still some amazing deals to be had, and if you didn't snag yourself a console bargain in the last week you now have a chance to grab one of the best.Amazon.co.uk currently lists... Read more

Amazon's PlayStation 4 console bundles can save you some serious Black Friday cash
Amazon's PlayStation 4 console bundles can save you some serious Black Friday cash By Max Langridge

There have been plenty of PlayStation 4 deals already during the Black Friday period, but Amazon has added some new deals that are some of the very best we've seen.There are various deals on offer, from different storage to the number of free games you... Read more

Grab yourself a PS4 Pro, FIFA 18 and COD: WW2 for under £300, 12-month PS Plus for just £37.49
Grab yourself a PS4 Pro, FIFA 18 and COD: WW2 for under £300, 12-month PS Plus for just £37.49 By Rik Henderson

It's not even Black Friday yet and there are plenty of amazing games deals around already. Many retailers are offering Xbox One S consoles for under £200, but not one to be outdone, PlayStation has announced some incredible discounts on its flagship... Read more

PS4 owners can play online for free this week, no PS Plus subscription needed
PS4 owners can play online for free this week, no PS Plus subscription needed By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced that you won't need a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online between 10am Wednesday 15 and 10am Monday 20 November. Online multiplayer during that period will be completely free for all players in the UK and Europe.Called the... Read more

For the price of an Xbox One X you can get a PS4 Pro and 5 amazing games
For the price of an Xbox One X you can get a PS4 Pro and 5 amazing games By Rik Henderson

With the Xbox One X launching today, Sony has made the cheeky, bold move of offering a 4K gaming bundle that represents incredible value for money. Priced the same as a standalone Xbox One X, the PS4 Pro "Only on PlayStation" bundle comes with five massive,... Read more

PlayStation PGW Media Showcase: What was launched and how to watch it again
PlayStation PGW Media Showcase: What was launched and how to watch it again By Rik Henderson

Although it skipped Gamescom in August, Sony hosted a PlayStation Media Showcase on Monday 30 October. ahead of Paris Games Week.It focused exclusively on games, with some incredible trailers - including one or two big surprises. There were no hardware... Read more

New The Last of Us 2 trailer is as brutal as it is brilliant
New The Last of Us 2 trailer is as brutal as it is brilliant By Rik Henderson

Sony has unveiled the latest trailer for The Last of Us Part II and it's a shocker. It's not bad, quite the opposite, it just needs you to have an iron stomach. And we warn you now that it's not for under-18s.The trailer was shown first during the Paris... Read more

PlayStation 4 system software 5.0 details revealed, 1080p 60fps Twitch and more
PlayStation 4 system software 5.0 details revealed, 1080p 60fps Twitch and more By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced the new features system software 5.0 to PlayStation 4, with better family management and 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming being highlights.The features listed are part of the beta test version of the software, which selected testers are... Read more

PS4 owners get to play COD: WW2 first, private beta starts 25 August
PS4 owners get to play COD: WW2 first, private beta starts 25 August By Rik Henderson

Call of Duty: WWII will be released on Friday 3 November but PlayStation 4 owners get a chance to play some of the multiplayer maps and modes from 25 to 28 August.That's because a PS4 exclusive private beta will be available on those dates. A second... Read more

The Sims 4 finally comes to Xbox One and PS4, pre-orders now open
The Sims 4 finally comes to Xbox One and PS4, pre-orders now open By Elyse Betters

EA and Maxis have announced that The Sims 4 will be coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.The previously PC/Mac-only game, which first launched in 2014, will become available for owners of those systems on 17 November. You'll be able to create Sims,... Read more

GT Sport PS4 release date revealed: 18 October and pre-orders now open
GT Sport PS4 release date revealed: 18 October and pre-orders now open By Rik Henderson

After several delays we now know an official release date for the highly anticipated PS4 racing game, Gran Turismo Sport.GT Sport will be available in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on 18 October 2017.It will also be available in several editions,... Read more

Bargain console deals: Xbox One S bundle £179.99, PS4 Pro bundle for £349.99
Bargain console deals: Xbox One S bundle £179.99, PS4 Pro bundle for £349.99 By Cam Bunton

As part of Amazon Prime Day 2017, both Microsoft and Sony's popular games consoles are available at a reduced price. You can snag an Xbox One S for £179.99 with a selection of popular game titles, as well as a PS4 Pro with a few great games for £349.99. ... Read more

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great
PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great By Rik Henderson

An update for European PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles has made it far easier to use them for more than gaming.An all-new TV & Video interface has been introduced that aggregates all the video and telly apps, plus PlayStation Store digital purchases... Read more

Gold PS4 to be available prior to E3 2017?
Gold PS4 to be available prior to E3 2017? By Rik Henderson

Sony plans to release a gold-coloured version of its PlayStation 4 console, if a Reddit leak is to be believed.A user, MeinFewer, claiming to be an employee of Target in the US has posted a picture on Imgur of a shiny, gold version of the slimmer,... Read more

PS4 Pro can play 4K video after all, just not Ultra HD Blu-rays
PS4 Pro can play 4K video after all, just not Ultra HD Blu-rays By Rik Henderson

Sony PS4 Pro owners will gain the ability to playback 4K video stored on a USB drive or over a home network, thanks to a software update to the Media Player on the platform.The European PlayStation Blog states that a rollout of the update begins tomorrow,... Read more

Sony's PlayStation Now service will soon stream PS4 games to your PC
Sony's PlayStation Now service will soon stream PS4 games to your PC By Elyse Betters

Sony is changing PlayStation Now again, but this time, it's an expansion that will include current-generation games.Weeks after quietly revealing its game streaming service will only be available on PlayStation 4 and PC starting this summer, Sony has... Read more

PS4 update 4.50 now available: Here's what it does to your console
PS4 update 4.50 now available: Here's what it does to your console By Elyse Betters

Sony has pushed a major new update for the PlayStation 4 that includes some much-requested features. You should see it appear on your console either automatically or through the System menu.The version 4.50 update (previously codenamed Sasuke) brings... Read more

PS VR Aim Controller to launch in May as part of Farpoint bundle
PS VR Aim Controller to launch in May as part of Farpoint bundle By Elyse Betters

Remember Sony's Aim Controller?We used it at E3 2016 with FPS title Farpoint. We even described the demo as an amazing VR experience, in part because the Aim Controler made everything seem so immersive. At the time, Sony said we could expect the controller... Read more

2000 AD's Rogue Trooper returns to gaming, PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch Redux announced
2000 AD's Rogue Trooper returns to gaming, PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch Redux announced By Rik Henderson

Rogue Trooper is returning to games platforms after an 11-year absence.One of 2000 AD's most endearing characters, Rogue last appeared on PlayStation 2, the original Xbox and PC in 2006. He then made a brief outing on the Nintendo Wii in 2009.Now he returns... Read more

PlayStation Now to be discontinued on PS3 and many more devices
PlayStation Now to be discontinued on PS3 and many more devices By Elyse Betters

Sony has begun alerting people via email that its PlayStation Now service will have limited availability soon.The company said its game streaming service will only be available on PlayStation 4 and PC starting this summer. It is discontinuing the service... Read more

What is PS4 Pro boost mode, when’s it coming and how does improve all PS4 games?
What is PS4 Pro boost mode, when’s it coming and how does improve all PS4 games? By Rik Henderson

Sony is soon to release PlayStation 4 system software 4.50, which will add several new features for all PS4 owners. However, there's one of particular interest to gamers with a PS4 Pro as it can potentially improve all games on your shelf, not just those... Read more

What PS4 Pro games are 4K HDR ready? The complete list of optimised games
What PS4 Pro games are 4K HDR ready? The complete list of optimised games By Rik Henderson

The PlayStation 4 Pro is the pinnacle of console gaming as it stands. It is pricier than its sibling but well worth considering by those with 4K TVs.That's because it has been designed to run the same PlayStation 4 games as the other consoles in the... Read more

Sony PS4 Pro: Price, specs and everything you need to know
Sony PS4 Pro: Price, specs and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Previously called PlayStation Neo, PS4K or PS4.5, the PS4 Pro (reviewed here) is Sony's first ever mid-generation major console upgrade and it's now available to one and all.You can now get your hands on the 4K gaming powerhouse, so here's everything... Read more

Manage to get the £150 PS4 from Game? Think again
Manage to get the £150 PS4 from Game? Think again By Max Langridge

You may have noticed Game and some other high street retailers were selling the original PlayStation 4 with a selection of games for £150 last week. It was a crazy offer that sent the participating retailer's websites into meltdown as they struggled... Read more

Where to buy a PlayStation 4 with a copy of FIFA 17 for £150
Where to buy a PlayStation 4 with a copy of FIFA 17 for £150 By Max Langridge

With the release of the new PlayStation 4 Slim and PlayStation 4 Pro, retailers across the UK have been slashing prices of the original PlayStation 4 console. Some of the major retailers around the country have been selling the 500GB PS4 with a copy of... Read more

FIFA 17 demo out now, download links for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC right here
FIFA 17 demo out now, download links for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC right here By Rik Henderson

Electronic Arts has released a mighty demo for FIFA 17, two weeks before the final game's official release.It's available across all formats - Xbox One, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC - and you can start the download process by clicking on the individual links... Read more

PS4 HDR update arrives, download firmware 4.0 right now
PS4 HDR update arrives, download firmware 4.0 right now By Rik Henderson

Sony has pushed out its latest software for the PlayStation 4 so you should find it waiting for you, either to download or already installed if you have updates set to do so automatically.PlayStation system software 4.0 adds a few new features, including... Read more

PS4 Pro ditches 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for cost and one other reason...
PS4 Pro ditches 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for cost and one other reason... By Rik Henderson

There's little doubt that the PS4 Pro, announced on Wednesday, is a spectacular 4K gaming powerhouse, but we were shocked to learn that it doesn't feature a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for disc playback.Considering the Xbox One S, which hit stores in August,... Read more

What time is the PlayStation 4 Neo and PS4 Slim launch and can I watch it online?
What time is the PlayStation 4 Neo and PS4 Slim launch and can I watch it online? By Rik Henderson

Sony is hosting a dedicated press event in New York today, Wednesday, 7 September, where it is expected to refresh its PlayStation 4 console line-up with two newly announced machines.The company will also likely talk more about the imminent PlayStation... Read more

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