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We knew the PS4 sold over a million units in 24 hours of North American availability. We knew it outsold the Wii U in the UK (over 250k units) in 48 hours. The numbers add up. Cue the PlayStation Blog update putting those num...


Clearly PS4 lust has been germinating in the country for some time, because Germans went crazy for the PS4 launch last week. It's like store owners were poking them with electric cattle prods outside the gates as if they wer...


The Xbox One led Black Friday sales at major retailers, including Walmart, Target, Best Buy, GameStop, and RadioShack, according to Info Scout. Xbox One accounted for 31% of console sales. Surprisingly, the 360 came in second...


GREATNESS AWAITS. If you would like to be a part of the future, the PlayStation 4 version of Putty Squad is now available for pre-order. Via @Truongasm


[Update: EA has lowered the price of digital PS4 games again, down to £54.99, the same price as the Xbox One, Eurogamer reports. So the parity is nice. That's still quite expensive, at about $100 USD, and more expe...


Now that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are finally here and the dust has settled, the Destructoid team is curious to know what everyone thinks of their shiny new consoles. Did you get them both? What do you think of each sys...


Did you see a penis in this video? It seems the above tech demo left some people concerned that the Xbox One's new, better Kinect would be able to see your genitals. People are (understandably) rather paranoid about their pr...


Super Motherload was supposed to be my “tester” experience -- the first game that I booted up on my PlayStation 4 to get a feel for the system. I planned to take a few minutes to acquaint myself with the control...


Super Motherload is out on PS4, but you don't have to be an early adopter to get your hands on its space shovel and start digging your way towards secrets. The small developer announced today it would be bringing its game to...


The PS4 is off to as good of a start as Sony could have hoped for with over one million consoles sold in the first 24 hours of its North American launch. Those are some powerful numbers, some of which come from America's nort...


In this hurricane of emotions and hype during the release of the next-gen consoles, it's easy to get caught up in fandom and want to stick with what you know most. Because of this, Suda51 spoke his mind about the current situ...


It's always about the games when it comes to the console, and with the release of the new systems, it's easy to take for granted how much effort goes into the making of the titles. For many, the games available at launch can ...


We're a week and a half away from the PlayStation 4's November 15 North American release. Will it be the leading console this generation? Will people buy it at launch and then sell it in six months because people always do th...


Good news, lovers of color and magic. Trine 2: Complete Story will indeed be ready as a PlayStation 4 launch title. Here's a trailer to celebrate. This Complete Story edition of Trine 2 includes some expected gussying up. It...


Glad that #4theplayers seems to have run its course with this last PS4 hype video. It's almost as bad as EA's #Prepare4Battle that gave me alternative fits of laughter and uneasy pangs in my spleen when it was plastered over...


Excited for the PlayStation 4 launch tomorrow? Hate the console with a blind passion? Want to see some son of a gun with a terrifying arsenal of bullet tossers blast the processing out of his pre-release PS4 in slow motion? ...


In recent years, large publishers have taken steps towards embracing titles made by independent developers, and in many cases it has paid off incredibly well. With the new next-gen systems on the horizon, a number of indie de...


Remember some five years ago when Kingdom Under Fire II was announced for Xbox 360 and PC? And then three years ago it was headed for PS3? Well, it's still planned to hit PCs in Korea this year. We'll see if that happens. Me...


Hideo Kojima tweeted a picture of a Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes poster, which is less cool than all the pictures he tweets of delicious food. If you squint hard enough, one of the text lines in the blurry foreground ima...


Andre "Swami" Weingarten got his Xbox One early due to a mistake by retailer Target. A whole lot came out of that -- an unboxing video, a temporary ban, and an upcoming trip to the Xbox One launch event. The early consoles ha...


We're there, I guess. The PlayStation 4 comes out in four days, the Xbox One in four days plus one week. Time to build hype. I like that it wasn't until "Advanced Kinect" showed up on screen that my mind recoginzed this musi...


The PS4 will be launching in South East Asia -- Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Korea -- on December 17. Meanwhile, Japan is still waiting until February 22, 2014. My guess is that, after the Vita's launc...


When asked why Forza 5 was billed as, "only possible on the Xbox One," Turn 10 creative director Dan Greenawalt explained, "we could have done cloud-powered opponents last generation, but we would have had to have done all ...


Call of Duty: Ghosts has done decidedly less well than usual with critics. Gaming everyman Chris Carter called for a stop to annualization. Call of Duty fan Jim Sterling even gave it a 5. Still, the litmus test for CoD succes...


Word on the streets is that Knack is deceptively hard. Everyone that gets their hands on it seems like they're dying way more than they expected. Maybe it's not kiddie's first game, after all. Luckily, you can summon a ...


When the PlayStation 4 finally releases on November 15 (one week!), Sony will have 11 apps raring and ready to be downloaded for your entertainment. The mainstays like Netflix and Hulu Plus are obviously included, along some ...


Take note, you crazy early adopters, Sony has revised the launch lineup for the PlayStation 4. First the bad news: Pinball Arcade and Tiny Brains have been removed and will be coming out at a later time. Now before you go pul...


From what I understand, FIFA 14 is one of the earliest games to be shown consistently running on Xbox One hardware, rather than being demonstrated on PC-based development kits. That being the case, I expected a solid performa...


Despite the less-than-stellar reception it's received in the press, Call of Duty: Ghosts remains one of the most anticipated launch titles in the Xbox One line-up. Not because the game itself, so much as the power of its bran...


With the release of the PlayStation 4 just around the corner, there's already quite a number of games to keep new owners busy 'til the next big release. Though if you're looking for something a bit more comprehensive, then So...


For some reason, Crimson Dragon feels like the weirdest Xbox One launch title. Maybe that can be attributed to the spiritual Panzer Dragoon sequel's tumultuous development (from 360 Kinect exclusive to budget, $20 Xbox One ga...


Sports, television, videogames. NBA Live 14 is the Xbox One trifecta. The NBA Live series has long been dormant, finally reviving itself on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this month.  The key word I kept hearing was "relevan...


Stats run sports. Yes, we have heartwarming stories of moxie and upsets and unexpected onside kicks right after the Super Bowl halftime show and they make for great narratives, but numbers are invaluable at easily quantifying...


Yeah, I want it, but I don't $27,000 want it. Heck, as it stands, I don't exactly $500 want an Xbox One, either. You guys responded well when Jordan posted about the white, employee's only Xbox One. The grandiosely titled "Xb...


Your new MLB The Show cover athlete is in -- it's Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera. I didn't vote for him, but he's my cover athlete. Cabrera was revealed this evening on MLB Network at the Player's Choice Awards. Play...


Microsoft's new console, the Xbox One, comes out in North American on November 22. That's soon! It will cost $500. That's fair chunk of money! I think it's time we Xbone up on the Xbox One with everything we know about it thu...


Recently, this giant PlayStation 4 FAQ went up, shedding some light on some of the console's capabilities. Of course, what people were looking out for were any disappointments, which included a lack of MP3 and audio CD playba...


Red Thread Games has announced Draugen, "a first-person survival horror adventure amongst the mountains and fjords of the Norwegian west coast in the 1920s." I am immediately interested because it's a new IP, it's a horror ga...


We knew that the PS4 would get Sony Online Entertainment's DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2. According to SOE President John Smedley, speaking to Bloomberg, "We’re helping the Sony PlayStation 4 launch on November 15...


In Sony's massive, malleable PS4 FAQ there is a list of the games that will be available to North American players on the November 15 launch date. This is that list. I think my favorite part is that the two games I want most...






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