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Magma Red DS4

Magma Red DualShock 4 releases in the US this summer


Red, red, fine
May 15
The official PlayStation Twitter posted pictures of a Magma Red DualShock 4 controller for PlayStation 4 that will be available this summer in the US. Preorders are available now for those who want to ensure they receive one as soon as possible.  I remember having a multitude of different N64 controllers back in the day; man was I cool at the Mario Party parties I'd throw. read
NPD

April NPD: Xbox One outsells PS4


Mortal Kombat X tops all software
May 14
According to April's NPD numbers, the Xbox One proved it has some legs as it claimed the top spot for the month's console sales by knocking the PlayStation 4 down a notch. While Sony may be leading the console race overall an... read
Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank movie coming next April, game delayed into 2016


Are you ready for some Ratchet?
May 14
Ratchet & Clank isn't a series you hear talked about that often. It's a shame, because the last major game in the franchise was actually pretty good. Thankfully, next year you'll be seeing plenty of the duo, in the form o... read
Deals

PlayStation TV price cut in half at GameStop


$39.99 "Vita" time?
May 13
Remember when the PlayStation TV was selling for $99.99 back around its October 2014 release date? Well now it's all the way down to $39.99 today in a seemingly random half price deal at GameStop. PlayStation TV is $39.... read
PS4 HACKED!!

PS4 hacked and games pirated in Brazil


'Hue, hue, hue, hue,' - pirates
May 13
Brazil is known for its blatant piracy, with over 50 percent of software there being pirated. So it should come as no surprise that some electronic stores are offering to install 10 pirated games on customers PS4s for the equ... read
Uncharted

Uncharted 4 faces contain crazy numbers of bones


Shove bones right into my head
May 13
The Last of Us had pretty good facial animation tech, at least as far as I was concerned. Faces were detailed, emotions were nuanced and it was always clear what the actor behind the character had wanted to convey. From my pe... read
Sony

Sony reprimanded for PS4 20th Anniversary Edition competition


Sony caused "unnecessary disappointment"
May 13
Still sore about that "competition" where you could "win" the chance to buy a 20th Anniversary Edition with Sony and GAME last year? You're not the only one. You may recall that the competition - initially designed to reward ... read
Last of Us standalone

Standalone Last of Us: Left Behind out now for PS3, PS4


$9.99
May 12
Naughty Dog has sliced apart The Last of Us. If you're curious to try Left Behind, the prequel story starring Ellie and her best bud Riley, you can now do that without committing to the larger story (or Factions multiplayer).... read
Wow, it's complicated
For years now people have been clamoring for the release of Mega Man Legends 1 and 2 on the PSN (or the Nintendo 64 version on the eShop, for that matter), but Capcom hasn't budged. We're one step closer with The Mi... read feature

Yep
This morning I was typing up a few Vita related stories, and surprise, they were both ports. It reminded me of when I started to realize that the system was in dire straits -- at one point after the portable's launch I looked... read feature

MediEvil

[Update] MediEvil might be coming back after far too long


15 years... 15 long, painful years
May 08
[Update #3]  The above video has just been released with the following description: First of all, we apologize for giving you hopes to see Medievil and Sir Dan Fortesque in PS4, we didn´t try to piss nobody off or... read
DualShock 4

Have you had any problems with your DualShock 4 controllers?


Haha, I have
May 07
Hot damn, the DualShock 4 is a great design, isn't it? It's probably my favorite Sony controller to date, and although the Wii U GamePad edges it out in terms of my most-liked control method of this generation, it's a gr... read
Powers

'Powers' returning for a second season


More Sharlto Beardly for you
May 06
PlayStation Plus's exclusive take on Brian Michael Bendis' Powers will return in 2016. I'm not quite sure why this is happening, what with the cardboard acting and overall cheese factor, but at least Chris will have another season to watch.  Not that that means much. Dude'll watch anything (and everything) 'Powers' Renewed for Second Season at PlayStation (Exclusive) [Hollywood Reporter] read
Sony

Sony opts to not hold a press conference at world's largest videogame show


Siding with the Parisians instead
May 06
In early August, hundreds of thousands of people will descend upon Cologne, Germany for gamescom, the largest videogame trade show on the planet. Publishers and platform owners will have plenty to announce with all game enthu... read
Killzone goes to court

Sony agrees to settlement in Killzone: Shadow Fall lawsuit


Spoilers: The settlement is secret
May 05
Sony, Guerrilla, and Killzone are no strangers to controversies about graphics, after their E3 trailer for Killzone 2 was complete and utter bullshot. When it came to light that Killzone: Shadowfall's multiplayer uses a cleve... read
UK PS4 Sales

PS4 sales hit two million in the UK


Outstrips PS2 sales
May 05
So, we all know how the PS2 is the fastest-selling Sony console of all time in the UK? Well, not anymore. The PS4 has managed to hit two million sales in the UK this past weekend according to MCV, making it the fastest-sellin... read
Xbox One

Xbox founder thinks Sony is winning the console war


Has Sony "won by a nose"?
May 04
Ed Fries -- part of the original team that created the first Xbox way back in 2001 -- thinks that Sony's PlayStation 4 is leading the current-gen console war "by a nose." Fries added that while Microsoft had slashed prices re... read
Project Morpheus

The Heist demo for Project Morpheus used to allow you to shoot yourself


It got removed, for better or worse
May 04
It’s interesting to see where people will draw the line when it comes to VR technology and what we put players through. I really mean it's interesting to see where ‘big companies’ draw the line, because we a... read
Sony finances

PlayStation was Sony's biggest earner in 2014


Up 33 percent year-over-year
Apr 30
Sony's fiscal year ended at the close of March, and the Japanese conglomerate just released its annual report. 2014 was a good year for PlayStation -- so much so that it holds the mantle as Sony's biggest earner, as it drove ... read
PS Plus for May

Yep, I'm digging May's PlayStation Plus lineup


Hohokum is my jam
Apr 29
Depending on who you ask, this game lineup is great. Or, you know, it completely sucks. Every month it's the same story for PlayStation Plus and Internet commenters. Here's what subscribers can download for free beginning Tue... read
Destiny

Here's the top picks from this week's PlayStation Store Europe sale


Hope you like dem zombies
Apr 29
Sony is serving up selection of tantalising treats in this week's PlayStation Store sale. If Star Wars, shooting zombies, and, er, replaying the same missions over and over again are your thing, pay attention. The Deal of the... read
LittleBigPlanet

Adventure Time content coming to LittleBigPlanet 3


The fun will never end with Sackboy and Friends
Apr 29
Hey adventure lovers, are you looking for more content to shove into your copy of LittleBigPlanet 3? Fancy dressing Sackboy up as Finn, Jake, Fionna or the Ice King? Well, Sony is probably able to help you out there. There's... read
Bloodborne map

This Bloodborne map sure would've helped


Curse the wretched woods
Apr 28
First the patch for faster load times, now this fan-made map of Bloodborne -- damn, shouldn't have raced through the game like that. I'm missing out! There's always the inevitable fourth playthrough and beyond, I suppose. Thi... read
Deals

Groupon Spring Sale: PS4 for $342, Xbox One for $315, New 3DS XL for $180


Eighth-gen console with your spa deal
Apr 27
Pretty hot deal today on Groupon for various console bundles, from PS4 to Xbox Ones. In addition to a $20 instant discount on the PS4 from $399.99 to $379.99 there's a 10% off Groupon code you can enter in at checkout an... read
Console marketplaces

Which console marketplace is your favorite?


PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U
Apr 24
I was flipping through the various storefronts of the PS4, Wii U, and Xbox One this week, encountering random issues throughout, and suddenly wondered if anyone actually liked them. We often take them for granted, but if ther... read
Portable console gaming?

PlayStation is touring the US with a bus full of unreleased games


Eight stops announced for now
Apr 23
PlayStation is taking cues from America's political circuit and will be driving a bus across the United States. Starting this weekend, the Road to Greatness tour will be making stops in select cities across the country to giv... read
Bloodborne

That fix for Bloodborne's long load times is out now


And a new jazzed up loading screen!
Apr 23
Bloodborne is a pretty fantastic action game, but as I mentioned in my review, it had a few annoying issues at launch. My chief complaint was the long load times, accompanied by a boring black screen with the game's logo. Tod... read
Deals

This PlayStation 4 bundle at Dell is priced to move


$550 worth of goodies for $400
Apr 22
Dell must have a truck load of these PlayStation 4 The Last of Us Remastered bundles because it's pricing them to move. In this solid priced bundle, you'll be getting about $550 worth of stuff for only $400 (plus applicable tax because someone's gotta pay for the damn pothole down 5th Street and lord knows it's not Steve). read
Bloodborne

So that's where Bloodborne's infamous closed door leads


Well that was anticlimactic
Apr 22
Have you been to Bloodborne's best room yet? The one filled with pottery just begging to be smashed to pieces? If you walk past the pots (after breaking them, of course) there's a curious door. You can interact with it, but ... read
Journey

It's a hipsters paradise: Journey soundtrack going vinyl


Limited edition print also unveiled
Apr 21
Journey is a beautiful game. And what better way to honor that beauty than with two separately artful tributes that will soon be up for sale -- the soundtrack on two vinyl LPs and a "very limited edition" screen print by arti... read
PlayStation Vita

Is this the next PlayStation Vita?


Sure looks that way
Apr 21
A Twitter bot may have spilled the beans on as-yet-unannounced new PlayStation Vita design. The tweet, published on the weekend by @trademark_bot, shared details of a patent filed recently by Sony Computer Entertainment for "a portable LCD screen game machine controller." That's right -- LCD. Not OLED.  read
Smash Bros. movie

Sony wants to make Smash Bros. and other Nintendo IPs into movies


'PlayStation All-Stars who?' - says Sony
Apr 17
Leaked e-mails have revealed that Sony Pictures wants to make movies based on various videogame series including many Nintendo properties such as Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, and odd... read






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