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Crash Bandicoot trilogy release coming to PS4 Pro

Crash Bandicoot trilogy release coming to PS4 Pro

This week the folks behind the Crash Bandicoot games of old have announced a trilogy of games for PS4. This set of games will be released all at once in one package for both the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 4 Pro. Included in the set are new versions of the original three: Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot Warped. They'll have graphics that are a BIT better than their original release - quite a bit, as it were.

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PlayStation Now support is ending for many devices later this year

PlayStation Now support is ending for many devices later this year

Heads up, PlayStation Now users: later this year, Sony will end PS Now support on a number of different devices. You've still got a while before the culling begins, as Sony doesn't plan to end support for most of the devices on the chopping block until August. However, once Sony has ended support, you'll be severely limited in your options when it comes to accessing PlayStation Now.

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This ridiculous PS4 price cut just kicked in (but you’ll have to act fast)

This ridiculous PS4 price cut just kicked in (but you’ll have to act fast)

If you've been thinking of picking up a PS4, it would seem now's the time to strike. Sony has announced that it's dropping the price on two popular PS4 bundles for the next two weeks, bringing prices back in line with what we saw when the holiday shopping season was in full swing. It looks like we can chalk these low prices up to the usual mid-winter lull that plagues the video game industy.

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LEGO Batman Movie game released INSIDE LEGO Dimensions

LEGO Batman Movie game released INSIDE LEGO Dimensions

Welcome to the future of LEGO games - at least for the foreseeable future - as the LEGO Batman Movie heads to LEGO Dimensions. Instead of releasing a whole extra game that'd go on sale now and sell for 3 weeks and sit on store shelves for months thereafter, the LEGO Company might've just gotten smart. Integrating the movie into the LEGO Dimensions universe makes for an awesome impetus to buy the platform and allows the "LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack for LEGO Dimensions" remain a viable purchase for months to come.

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Project CARS 2 is arriving in late 2017 with VR support

Project CARS 2 is arriving in late 2017 with VR support

Slightly Mad Studio’s Project CARS 2 will be arriving in late 2017, it has been announced, for the PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The announcement coincides with a trailer that shows off the game’s incredibly detailed graphics and some of the cars gamers can expect to find in the upcoming title. Overall, there will be more than 170 cars available for racing on more than 60 tracks, all but guaranteeing there will be a little something for everyone.

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PS4 Pro’s new ‘Boost Mode’ will improve performance of older games

PS4 Pro’s new ‘Boost Mode’ will improve performance of older games

Sony just revealed some of the new features to be included with the upcoming 4.50 software update for the PlayStation 4, and it looks like there will be something special just for the PS4 Pro, the more powerful version of the console released last year. Called "Boost Mode," the new setting will allow some older PS4 games to run faster and smoother, even if they haven't been patched by developers to take advantage of the PS4 Pro's enhancements.

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PlayStation Plus February 2017 games: LittleBigPlanet 3 and more

PlayStation Plus February 2017 games: LittleBigPlanet 3 and more

A new month is upon us and that means there’s a new lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus members inbound. Sony has released the list of games its customers can expect to get access to starting on February 7, the most notable among them being ‘LittleBigPlanet 3’ for the PlayStation 4. As always, the lineup also includes some games for the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita, two for each of them.

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Incoming PS4 update finally adds support for external hard drives

Incoming PS4 update finally adds support for external hard drives

With the arrival of the current console generation, PS4 and Xbox One owners received their first true introduction to a problem that has plagued PC gamers for years: storage management. These days, you have to install console games before you can play them, which can be something of an issue when the console you bought only ships with a 500GB hard drive.

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PlayStation had its best quarter ever thanks to the PS4

PlayStation had its best quarter ever thanks to the PS4

Things are looking up for Sony, which recently released its financial report for its third fiscal quarter in 2016. During that time frame, which ended on December 31, 2016, Sony shipped more PlayStation units than during any single previous quarter dating back to when the first PlayStation launched. The company says it shipped 9.7 million PlayStation 4 consoles around the globe in Q316, a year-on-year increase of 15.5-percent.

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Fallout 4 high-res texture pack coming to PC – here’s the hardware you’ll need

Fallout 4 high-res texture pack coming to PC – here’s the hardware you’ll need

If Fallout 4's wasteland is looking a little low-res here in 2017, then an incoming patch from Bethesda might be just what the doctor ordered. The latest Fallout 4 patch is bringing high resolution textures to the PC version of the game, while also adding PlayStation 4 Pro support on the console side of things. It'll be rolling out next week too, so you don't have much longer to wait until it arrives.

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Numskull launches official PlayStation VR storage stand

Numskull launches official PlayStation VR storage stand

If you count yourself among PlayStation VR's early adopters, you may want to have a look at this new stand Numskull. VR headsets can be tough to store, since the fact that they're made to sit on your head gives them a somewhat bulky and awkward design. Stands like these have been one of the better solutions, but this has the distinction of being officially licensed by Sony.

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Overwatch’s Year of the Rooster event begins, see what’s new

Overwatch’s Year of the Rooster event begins, see what’s new

As we told you last week, Overwatch will be celebrating the Chinese New Year in style with a brand new Year of the Rooster event that kicks off today. If you're a fan of Overwatch, you probably know the drill by now. Maps will getting festive makeovers for the duration of the event, while Blizzard has added more than 100 new cosmetic items to the game that can only be obtained by earning (or buying) Year of the Rooter loot boxes.

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