Polyphony’s latest racer, Gran Turismo 6, is chocked full of micro-transactions. These optional purchases allow players to progress through the game at a faster pace than without, though offering players in-game credits at a cost. This monetization strategy has been hitting consoles hard in the…..
Andrew Wilson, the newly appointed CEO of Electronic Arts, felt that the transition to next gen consoles was less bumpy as compared to those of the ones before, in a talk at the Credit Suisse 2013 Annual Technology Conference. When asked “what can be done with…..
The Xbox One and PS4 versions of Battlefield 4 didn’t quite make it to 1080p resolution for the next-gen releases, but DICE thinks the tradeoffs were worth it. The developers had to make some sacrifices in resolution, in order to get to 64-player counts and…..
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn on the PlayStation 4 is set for a beta testing period, beginning in February, followed by a full release of the game in April 2014. The February beta will begin on the 22nd, which is the launch day for…..
Sony has just issued a revised statement to reflect the worldwide sales of their new PS4. The company has apparently sold another million consoles, following their global launch on the 29th. “PS4’s North American debut on November 15th was PlayStation’s largest ever, with more than…..
The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are now available to many consumers worldwide. Both Microsoft and Sony have had successful launches for their respected consoles, selling out quickly to early adopters and holiday shoppers. While both seem to be doing well, one analyst believes that…..
The title of this article is a direct quotation, and an open question to the gaming community, but first let me explain where it came from and why I decided to write this post. I was shopping in my local high street, and decided to…..
SCEE’s blog page has recently posted a PlayStation Network Announcement regarding problems that the service is encountering. Clearly the issues are directly related to the increased strain being put on PSN by all of the customers who have purchased a PS4 on the European launch date. Vouchers…..
sonyplaystation‘s official YouTube account uploaded a new video today, which can be seen above, showing off brief trailers of the PlayStation Plus offerings for December. In case you missed it, I listed all the free games and discounts in an article, yesterday. Here’s a short…..
CD Projekt Red, the developer of the critical and commercial success The Witcher series, has been busy at work with developing The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077. With the impending launch of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, some have wondered how CD Projekt Red, primarily…..
So, you bought a PlayStation 4. You’ve probably realized that to get the most out of your new console, PlayStation Plus isn’t a luxury — it’s a necessity to access things like online multiplayer. The good news is, PlayStation Plus subscription cards are going on…..
Sony have revealed the PlayStation Plus offerings for December, on the same day that Microsoft unveiled this month’s two Games with Gold. Credit goes to Eurogamer for the list of titles on offer. First, kicking things off with the PlayStation 4, we have Resogun and…..
Battlefield 4 on the PS4 has been broken since launch on November 15th. Today, DICE released a patch for the game that effectively fixes the issues that players have been encountering. The crashes and error messages finally appear to be gone, and now PS4 owners…..
Some PSN passwords have been reset due to “irregular activity” on the network, Sony has just informed PlayStation users on their community forums. “PSN account hacked again” “If you are getting an error that your PSN account password is incorrect, you may need to reset…..
The PlayStation 4 is getting ready to launch in European territories later this week, and to get fans ready for the occassion, Sony has released a bunch of new screenshots for their upcoming title: Infamous: Second Son. The game’s already on many PlayStation fan wishlists,…..
It didn’t take very long for the streaming features of the PlayStation 4 to be used inappropriately. Using a combination of the Playroom title and Twitch integration, PS4 users have been streaming lewd content to the site, prompting Twitch to ban users that deviate from…..
The transition to next generation consoles is never easy, doubly so when a game such as Battlefield 4 has launched on 5 platforms. However, as has been noted in our review and various others, Battlefield 4 has been plagued with server issues, crashing to the…..
So the Xbox One is here and, depending on where you live, the PS4 has either been out for a week, or will release in a week. Needless to say the gaming world is going crazy for next-gen games and consoles. But I have a…..
Gran Turismo 7 could launch as soon as next year on the PS4, according to series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. Despite Polyphony’s latest game, Gran Turismo 6 having not yet launched on the PS3, the developer spoke about the next iteration in an interview with Top…..
Sony’s PlayStation 4 has been a huge success at launch. The console sold a million units on the opening day, a major achievement by any measure. Though new research from IHS suggests that Sony is just barely squeezing a profit out of the new console…..
If you happened to be one of the unlucky who got a dud at the PlayStation 4 launch, your problems might have just gotten exponentially worse. Being that the console is in such high demand, if you’re needing a PS4 replacement unit, Amazon is saying…..
The PlayStation 4 has sold more consoles in the first day that both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 did in their first month.
Some early adopters of the PlayStation 4 were in for a rude awakening when the console launched earlier this week. The blinking blue light issues that affected some of the pre-release consoles seem to have found their way into the retail batch as well. Users…..
Foxconn intern students have allegedly sabotaged the PlayStation 4 during its manufacturing stage in the Foxconn plant in Yantai, China. A forum post by qbroid on IGN provides claims made by an apparent Foxconn intern on the 28th of August, describing the reasons as to…..
With the recent launch of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One looming ahead, it would seem fitting to compare the entertainment apps both consoles have prepared at launch (or in the case of Microsoft, at the launch window), as these consoles do much more…..
Recently revealed was the news that both Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Call of Duty: Ghosts require Day-One updates so that the games may run natively in 1080p (1980×1080 for the PlayStation 4. As per Eurogamer and Polygon, the single-player campgain was reported to…..
Oh, how the tables have turned. Bungie has recently announced that Destiny will beta on the PlayStation first. The highly anticipated 2014 release will hit the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, before it arrives on the Xbox. After years of working for Microsoft with the…..
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will feature some exclusive content for the Playstation. Announced last night at the launch of the PS4, Hideo Kojima revealed that a throwback mission titled “Deja Vu” will be included on both PlayStation consoles. Deja Vu recreates a mission…..
In an earlier Kotaku report, Jason Schreier noticed that that the PS4 trophies don’t just come in ratings like Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum like with the PlayStation 3. They also come with a rarity meter, depending on how frequently the trophy is earned. The…..
Reports surfaced yesterday on Reddit that one of the winners of the “Play the Future First” contest had recieved a broken PlayStation 4. Not broken in the sense that is was dismantled when it arrived at his Maryland home, but defective in that it wouldn’t…..
The PlayStation 4 will see a rather large day one patch to add features to the system, but if you want to be primed and ready when you get home from picking up your console, you might do well to download the PS4 update ahead…..