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This God of War documentary surprised me

This God of War documentary surprised me

God of War was unquestionably one of the best games released in 2018, if not the best. When fans heard that Sony was rebooting the God of War franchise years ago, many probably thought that it was just a cynical cash grab. When the game released in April of last year, though, it became clear that it was a game that was made with a lot of care and attention to detail. If you've ever wondered what goes into making a game on the scale of God of War, now's your chance to find out.

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PlayStation 4 is getting a makeover for Days of Play 2019

PlayStation 4 is getting a makeover for Days of Play 2019

For the past couple of years, Sony has hosted a sales event called "Days of Play" around the time that E3 kicks off. Sony won't be going to E3 next month, so some of us were left wondering if Days of Play would happen again this year. As it turns out, it will be, and there will be a new limited edition PlayStation 4 leading the charge.

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EA Access finally heads to PS4 this summer

EA Access finally heads to PS4 this summer

EA Access is a service that has been available on Xbox One for a number of years now - nearly five, to be a little more precise. All this time, PlayStation 4 owners have been left out in the cold. When EA was first launching the subscription service, Sony decided against allowing it on PS4, noting that it didn't think it offered enough value to PS4 owners.

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PlayStation Plus games for May revealed at the last minute

PlayStation Plus games for May revealed at the last minute

If you looked at the calendar today and wondered where the announcements of May's PlayStation Plus titles were, you're definitely not alone there. Sony, it seems, waited until the last minute to detail the free games for PlayStation Plus in May, as that news didn't come around the bend until just a short time ago. In any case, let's dive into the titles you'll be able to snag for free from PlayStation Plus this month.

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First Stardew Valley version 1.4 details surface

First Stardew Valley version 1.4 details surface

Despite the fact that we're now more than three years out from release, Stardew Valley is still going strong. Earlier this year, the game finally made its way to Android, meaning that it's now available on every modern platform out there. Last year, starting with PC and then Nintendo Switch, Stardew Valley developer Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone started releasing the game's version 1.3 update, which among other things added multiplayer functionality.

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Best Buy is now handing out PlayStation Classics as free bonus items

Best Buy is now handing out PlayStation Classics as free bonus items

At this point, it's probably safe to say that PlayStation Classic has flopped. The idea behind it was solid enough, as there's definitely a nostalgia-fueled demand for retro consoles like this, but when the PlayStation Classic released, it became clear that Sony's execution was at least a little off. What followed this realization were a series of price cuts that ultimately saw many retailers offering the PlayStation Classic at half (or even more) off its original retail price of $100.

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PlayStation 4 is about to hit a milestone few consoles have achieved before

PlayStation 4 is about to hit a milestone few consoles have achieved before

Sony delivered its financial results for the 2018 fiscal year today, and its gaming arm is still leading the charge in terms of success. Though PS4 sales dropped a little bit year-over-year, Sony still managed to sell 17.8 million units throughout the fiscal year as a whole. It made only 2.6 million of those sales in the final quarter of the year (January 1st, 2019 to March 31st), which is traditionally a slow time for the games industry.

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PlayStation ID changes go live today: What you need to know

PlayStation ID changes go live today: What you need to know

After quite a long wait, Sony has announced that online ID changes for PlayStation Network are going live later today. Once this feature launches, you'll be able to change your PSN ID to whatever you wish (assuming of course that it doesn't violate PSN's rules). This feature first arrived in a beta program back in October, and it's been one of the most requested features for PSN for years at this point.

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection goes free this weekend, but not for everyone

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection goes free this weekend, but not for everyone

It's been a big week for Borderlands fans. Not only did Gearbox release more Borderlands 3 details - including its release date - but the original Borderlands received an updated Game of the Year Edition for modern day platforms and Borderlands: The Handsome Collection got a nice 4K upgrade. Now, to cap off a week of news and launches, The Handsome Collection has gone free-to-play for the weekend.

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Sony quietly updates PlayStation Store’s refund policy: Here are the details

Sony quietly updates PlayStation Store’s refund policy: Here are the details

Refunds are a tricky thing when it comes to digital games, and today, we see Sony attempting to navigate just that problem by silently updating its refund policy for the PlayStation Store. The good news is that full digital games, DLC, themes, avatars, and season passes all come with a 14-day return policy. The bad news, however, is that there are some fairly restrictive requirements when it comes to refund eligibility.

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PS4’s Driveclub will shut down, be taken offline in 2020

PS4’s Driveclub will shut down, be taken offline in 2020

Sad news today for fans of the PlayStation 4-exclusive racing game Driveclub. Sony has announced that it's now heading towards end-of-life status, as all the servers for the game are being shut down next year. Players will have until March 31st, 2020, to play the game online, after that Driveclub, Driveclub VR, and Driveclub Bikes will only function in an offline setting.

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Borderlands game collection is getting a huge visual upgrade

Borderlands game collection is getting a huge visual upgrade

After a long, long wait, Gearbox has finally confirmed Borderlands 3, and while that was the main attraction during the company's PAX East keynote, it also gave some love to the previous titles in the series. The original Borderlands is also being updated for modern platforms, while Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will both be getting a fresh coast of paint through an upgrade to The Handsome Collection.

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