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Sony PlayStation 4 price slash strategy tipped amid console competition

Sony PlayStation 4 price slash strategy tipped amid console competition

Sony's PlayStation 4 will be more competitively priced out of the gate than its PS3 predecessor, insiders suggest, with the company reportedly aiming at knocking a quarter off the console's original selling price. Leaked internal documents supposedly obtained by The Times [subscription required] indicate the PS4 will be sold at around £300 when it launches, £100 less than demanded for the PS3 at its launch back in 2006.

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PlayStation 4 controller prototype leaked with touchpad

PlayStation 4 controller prototype leaked with touchpad

Today a lovely new look at the PlayStation 4 from a controller perspective - a prototype of what very much appears to be the real deal for the upcoming next-gen console. This piece of hardware has been traced back to Destructoid where just as much questioning about its authenticity is being done as we'll be doing here. Though there's no way of knowing if this is a final release edition or if this is merely a temporary casing for what will be a much more slimmed-down iteration of the final PlayStation 4 controller, we do have some clues here as to what we'll be seeing.

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PlayStation 4: What Sony must do

PlayStation 4: What Sony must do

If you believe the hype, then Sony will be revealing the next PlayStation in just a few short weeks at a February 20 event. The announcement of a new console is all well and good, but once the party's over and the reveal has been made, Sony then faces the difficult task of making the next PlayStation successful in the new generation. It's something of a blank slate - the other competitors in the console space are releasing new machines as well, so the platform wars can begin anew. Sony did a lot of good things with the PS3, but in order to make the PS4 a smashing success, it's going to need to ramp it up in a few areas.

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PlayStation 4 details leak: new touchpad-laden controller inbound

PlayStation 4 details leak: new touchpad-laden controller inbound

It's been a big 24 hours for PlayStation news, with Edge Magazine now claiming to have some inside information on the PS4. According to sources close to the project, the next PlayStation will feature a somewhat redesigned controller. Even though it should look more or less the same as a DualShock 3 controller, the select, start, and PS buttons are being swapped out in favor of a small touchpad similar to the rear-facing one on the PS Vita.

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PlayStation 4 reportedly hitting shelves this year

PlayStation 4 reportedly hitting shelves this year

Last night, Sony released a new teaser that seems to point to an incoming PlayStation 4 reveal. The Wall Street Journal today is reporting that Sony will indeed reveal the next PlayStation at this event on February 20, and that the console will be releasing sometime this year. That's a pretty exciting claim if true, but keep in mind that we won't know Sony's real plan until at least February 20.

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PlayStation 4 announcement tipped for February 20 in Sony teaser

PlayStation 4 announcement tipped for February 20 in Sony teaser

Rumors of the next console generation are hitting left and right as we head deeper into 2013, and today Sony may have just given us a date for the reveal of its next console. The company has released a new teaser trailer of sorts on the PlayStation Blog, and it suggests that the next PlayStation will be announced on February 20. That's less than a month away, so the PlayStation 4 may be closer than some think.

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PlayStation 4 rumored to ditch DualShock controller design

PlayStation 4 rumored to ditch DualShock controller design

Sony has been rocking its DualShock controller design ever since the original PlayStation was out in full force, but while the console launched in the US in 1995, the DualShock technology didn't make its way to the market until 1998. Now, it looks like the company will be waving farewell to the classic design for something a little more modern and high tech with the rumored PlayStation 4.

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Why Motion Gaming Should Be Left Out of the PlayStation 4

Why Motion Gaming Should Be Left Out of the PlayStation 4

At the end of February, Sony will be holding a special PlayStation event that, industry experts believe, will be used to show off its next console. Likely dubbed the PlayStation 4, the console is expected to come with an improved online experience, better graphics, and Blu-ray. And since the PlayStation 3 comes with the Move motion-gaming accessory, it’s believed that the console will also integrate a similar function in some way.

But I’m here to tell Sony something. I can appreciate that the company wants to jump on the motion bandwagon made popular by the Wii and arguably better by the Kinect, but bundling such a feature into the PlayStation 4 makes absolutely no sense.

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