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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

Sony PS4 review: The entry-level PlayStation 4 with HDR thrills
4.0 stars Sony PS4 review: The entry-level PlayStation 4 with HDR thrills By Rik Henderson

Although the PS4 Pro gets most of the attention these days, with its 4K visuals, the slimmer, standard PlayStation 4 is a great starting point for anyone who wants to get into console gaming and doesn't have a large budget.It is, by far, the most widely... Read more

God of War review: Stunning reinvention marks Kratos' triumphant return
5.0 stars God of War review: Stunning reinvention marks Kratos' triumphant return By Rik Henderson

When the original God of War was released 13 years ago for the PlayStation 2 it successfully combined fast-paced, combo-based combat with excellent platforming and puzzle solving. It soon became a fan fave.A sequel followed and was equally well received,... Read more

Sony PS4 Pro review: 4K HDR gaming for PlayStation fans
4.5 stars Sony PS4 Pro review: 4K HDR gaming for PlayStation fans By Rik Henderson

Although Microsoft makes a song and dance about its powerful Xbox One X console, and justifiably so, it was Sony that beat its main rival to the 4K punch, with this, the PlayStation 4 Pro.It is capable of playing games with resolutions up to 4K and with... Read more

This week's top games to buy: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam games to get right now
This week's top games to buy: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam games to get right now By Rik Henderson

Own a PlayStation 4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch or gaming PC and looking for something new to play? You're in luck.This is where we round-up some of the biggest releases available right now, that you can buy for your respective console... 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

New PSVR controllers spotted in Sony patent filings
New PSVR controllers spotted in Sony patent filings By Rik Henderson

Sony Interactive Entertainment has filed patents that could show a new pair of PSVR motion controllers.At present, the PlayStation VR headset and system uses Move controllers and an PlayStation Camera to track them. However, it has sometimes been questioned... 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

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

Horizon Zero Dawn just £18.99 at Argos, grab this PS4 exclusive Black Friday deal
Horizon Zero Dawn just £18.99 at Argos, grab this PS4 exclusive Black Friday deal By Mike Lowe

It's Black Friday weekend and one of the stand-out gaming deals is for the PS4 exclusive, Horizon: Zero Dawn. Argos is selling the highly-rated game for just £18.99. See Horizon Zero Dawn on Argos As we said in our review of the new franchise, it's a... 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

Gran Turismo Sport review: Still the best racer going?
4.0 stars Gran Turismo Sport review: Still the best racer going? By Steve Boxer

Any new instalment of Gran Turismo is a major occasion for those who own a PlayStation. Apart from anything else, these games don't come along very often.Kazunori Yamauchi, the legend who runs the series' developer Polyphony Digital, is renowned for taking... 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

Shadow of the Colossus preview: PS4 remaster that is almost an entirely new game
Shadow of the Colossus preview: PS4 remaster that is almost an entirely new game By Rik Henderson

We fully understand why so many remastered games are appearing for PS4 and other modern consoles, after all there are large, new audiences who never played the originals. However, many of them are simply tarted up graphically, or have resolution jumps... 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

Sony PSVR 2 coming with HDR passthrough and built-in headphones
Sony PSVR 2 coming with HDR passthrough and built-in headphones By Rik Henderson

Sony will soon release an updated version of PlayStation VR (PSVR), its PS4-driven virtual reality headset.The first headset has been a success, with a flood of games also available since launch last year, but there are a couple of niggles with the original... Read more

Sony made a silver Gran Turismo Sport-themed version of the PS4
Sony made a silver Gran Turismo Sport-themed version of the PS4 By Elyse Betters

Sony made a new, silver version of the PlayStation 4. It's completely the same on the inside, compared to the standard PS4; it just has Gran Turismo Sport-themed design. More specifically, according to Sony, it has an "exclusive Gran Turismo Sport silver... 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

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy review: Short but oh so sweet
4.5 stars Uncharted: The Lost Legacy review: Short but oh so sweet By Rik Henderson

Not only was Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End a superb and fitting end to the adventures of Nathan Drake, it seemed to be an end to the series full stop.The game engine had evolved to near perfection over the years and how could Naughty Dog top it? Best... 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

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy review: The PlayStation mascot’s triumphant homecoming
4.5 stars Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy review: The PlayStation mascot’s triumphant homecoming By Dom Peppiatt

The N. Sane Collection is exactly how you should do a remaster: it's three full Crash Bandicoot games, all lovingly redone, with no corners cut.This isn't a dodgy port of some 20-year-old games to a new PlayStation system, either. This isn't the same... 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

Horizon Zero Dawn review: The best-looking game on PS4 by far
5.0 stars Horizon Zero Dawn review: The best-looking game on PS4 by far By Rik Henderson

There is something hugely satisfying in booting up an all-new intellectual property in gaming, not least one that has been subject to a fierce hype machine for the last couple of years. Even more satisfying to find out it's good. Scrub that. It's great;... 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

The Last Guardian review: Well worth the wait
4.5 stars The Last Guardian review: Well worth the wait By Rik Henderson

There are few games that have been as hyped as The Last Guardian over the years. The spiritual follow-up to Ico and Shadow of the Colossus has been in development for almost 10 years and made its debut at the E3 games show way back in 2009.But issues... Read more