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PS4 and XBox One hit Evil Controllers customized lineup

PS4 and XBox One hit Evil Controllers customized lineup

Now that both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One are well on their way to living rooms and holiday packages across the world, it's high time Evil Controllers got to work on accessories. This team of creators takes the likes of the Xbox One controller and the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 controller and makes with the modification. They go from as wild as a full-on covering with flame-red skulls to as simple as the replacement of your action buttons with authentic Brass Bullet Buttons - one of their trademark mods.

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PlayStation 4 software update 1.51 appears tonight: UI tweaks

PlayStation 4 software update 1.51 appears tonight: UI tweaks

By the end of the day today, owners of the Sony PlayStation 4 will be seeing a system software update for their unit that'll download automatically. This system update goes by the number 1.51 and will be bringing with it a number of user interface tweaks and performance boosts. This is an update that sits firmly in the "minor refinements" category.

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PlayStation 4 issues “within expected range” for a new product

PlayStation 4 issues “within expected range” for a new product

There's at least one "Blue Light of Death" out there this month with the release of the PlayStation 4, and today Sony appears to be addressing it for the second time in a week. This issue is apparently not as centralized on one particular issue as it seems - instead Sony suggests that there are "several issues" and that they believe there "isn't a singular problem" which they'd end up needing to be particularly concerned with.

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PlayStation 4 “Blue Light of Death” fixes appear

PlayStation 4 “Blue Light of Death” fixes appear

Over the weekend a small but significant number of PlayStation 4 users reported an issue which had the system stuck on the "blinking blue light" part of the console's startup sequence. Sony has issued a set of troubleshooting fixes - or possible fixes - which include suggestions of issues with the TV users are working with, the PS4 power supply, the PS4 hard drive, and more. While this does not appear to be a widespread problem at the moment, there certainly have been enough reports that Sony is paying close attention.

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PlayStation 4 event streaming on Twitch TV as countdown to launch narrows

PlayStation 4 event streaming on Twitch TV as countdown to launch narrows

The PlayStation 4's launch is closing in rapidly, and for those who aren't camping out to get their hands on a console as the clock rolls over, you can check out all the happenings -- as well as some interviews and game previews -- on Twitch TV, where the PlayStation 4 All Access event is streaming. The stream is live, and has a countdown timer leading down to the much-awaited moment.

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PlayStation 4 review round-up

PlayStation 4 review round-up

There's little to be said about a gaming console when it's barely hit store shelves in the way of final judgement. With the device appearing for the first time tomorrow (it hits stores tomorrow), the PlayStation 4 (or PS4 for short) is appearing in shortened reviews across the web. What you'll find is a whole lot of agreement on the potential of the device - but not a whole lot of years-spanning verdicts on the device as a whole.

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PlayStation 4 DLNA and MP3 playback possible once more

PlayStation 4 DLNA and MP3 playback possible once more

Though the PlayStation 4 wont work with DLNA and MP3 playback right out of the box, it's been confirmed this week by Sony that they'll certainly be looking at incorporating the features in the near future. Due to overwhelming response to the idea that neither DLNA or MP3 playback would be available on the gaming console, Sony seems to have turned a corner on their aim to have them work.

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