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PS4 sales eclipse 2M

PS4 sales cross 2.1M after European/Latin American launch


Come sale away
Dec 03
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... read
Germans go PS4 crazy

Germany's PS4 launch was dangerous chaos


Germany people were trampled
Dec 02
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... read
Xbox won

Xbox won Black Friday, one tracker reports


Xbox One and 360 lead Black Friday sales
Dec 02
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... read

Breaking: Look at this next-gen sh*t


Seriously, just look at it.
Nov 27
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 read
Electronic Arts

EA lowers digital PS4 games to £54.99 on UK store


Lowered again
Nov 27
[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... read
Question

Question: What do you think of the PS4 & Xbox One now?


Share your thoughts on the latest next-gen systems
Nov 24
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... read
Kinect has no x-ray specs

Xbox One's Kinect can't see you naked, says Microsoft


But I can
Nov 21
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... read
It's not too late to go back...
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... read feature

Super Motherload PS3

Super Motherload coming to PS3 next week


Super Mother low down on those release dates
Nov 20
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... read
PS4 Canada

Sony: PS4 sold out in Canada in country's largest launch


Bringing home the Canadian bacon
Nov 20
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... read
Suda51

Suda51: The games matter, not the platform


Quirky game developer offers clarity and praises indie games
Nov 18
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... read
Ubisoft

Ubisoft explains how launch games can be underwhelming


Cites cross-gen development as the main reason
Nov 18
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 ... read
Everything you Sony-eed to know!
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... read feature

Trine confirms PS4 launch

Just Tri-ne stop me: Trine 2 confirmed for PS4 launch


Can't stop this Trine
Nov 14
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... read
PlayStation 4 hype video

Sony made this PS4 hype trailer just for you, dear player


I never asked for this
Nov 14
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... read
Ruining a PS4

This guy got an early PS4 and shot it with a real big gun


Talk about BLAST PROCESSING
Nov 14
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? ... read
Octodad: Dadliest Catch

From PC to console: Octodad dev on making the transition


Developer talks professional perception of his indie studio
Nov 13
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... read
Kingdom Under Fire II

Kingdom Under Fire II: Apparently alive & headed to PS4


Tragic Kingdom
Nov 12
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... read
MGSV PS content

Metal Gear Solid V to have PlayStation exclusive content


Speckled Steer Salted: Ground Beefs
Nov 12
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... read
Xbox One spook tale

Ghosts tales: Ding, dong Xbox One DRM still very dead


Xbox One to work "exactly" like 360
Nov 11
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... read
'Cinematic gameplay that rivals Hollywood'
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... read feature

PS4 Asia launch

PS4 dated, priced in Korea, Hong Kong -- all before Japan


December 17
Nov 08
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... read
Forza 5 & the cloud

Forza 5 only 1080p, 60fps because of the Xbox One cloud


Man talks about cloud
Nov 08
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 ... read
CoD Ghosts' future

BOO-hoo: Call of Duty: Ghosts might not be a trilogy


'Cause ghosts say "boo"
Nov 07
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... read
Knack trailer

Pairing is caring: Knack co-op trailer teaches teamwork


Also, how to punch stuff
Nov 07
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 ... read
PS4 apps

These are the 11 apps that are available at PS4's launch


Are you not entertained?!
Nov 07
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 ... read

PlayStation 4 launch lineup revised, here's the new list


Some games taken out, some added in
Nov 07
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... read
Refined mechanics aim to keep things fresh
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... read feature

Ignorance is bliss
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... read feature

DC Universe Online

Next-gen debut of DC Universe Online brings big changes


New title update addresses over 2,000 concerns with the MMO
Nov 06
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... read
I'm more of a leg man
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... read feature

Playing the revived series for the first time and on Xbox One
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... read feature







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