PlayStation 4

PS4 update 5.0 features officially detailed: VR, friends, broadcasting and more

PS4 update 5.0 features officially detailed: VR, friends, broadcasting and more

Following a recent leak, Sony has officially detailed the features PlayStation 4 owners can expect to get in the upcoming system update 5.0. The firmware is currently in beta testing, and it brings a wide variety of changes, not the least of which is a redesigned master and sub-account system that makes it easier for families to manage their accounts. Changes are also coming for VR, managing friends, and more.

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PlayStation Plus price increase: Jump on this deal before it’s too late

PlayStation Plus price increase: Jump on this deal before it’s too late

A couple of weeks back, Sony announced some bad news for PlayStation Plus users in the EU. At the end of August, prices on PlayStation Plus subscriptions are going to rise, somewhat significantly in some cases. This price hike follows a similar one in the US last year, and as you can probably imagine, PlayStation Plus users aren't exactly happy with the added expense.

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Sonic Mania: 5 reasons to love this classic reboot

Sonic Mania: 5 reasons to love this classic reboot

Sonic Mania is nearly upon us and the Sonic faithful are definitely excited. Sonic Mania is a return to form for the ol' Blue Blur, but those of you who haven't been following the game so closely may not know why it's worth getting excited about it. After all, Sonic games in recent years have been a bit hit or a miss, so it might be hard to know why this one should stick out. With that in mind, here are five reasons to look forward to Sonic Mania.

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Overwatch Deathmatch mode revealed: Here’s what you need to know

Overwatch Deathmatch mode revealed: Here’s what you need to know

Overwatch has been one of the most popular first person shooters since it launched almost a year and a half ago, but it's been missing one key FPS game mode its entire life: deathmatch. Players have been asking for deathmatch in some form since launch, but Blizzard has always responded with "no." The thinking behind the lack of deathmatch is that Blizzard would rather have Overwatch be about team-based objectives than simple kill count.

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No Man’s Sky Atlas Rises update released today

No Man’s Sky Atlas Rises update released today

A couple of days back, we heard about a big update called Atlas Rises for No Man's Sky. Yes, it's been almost a year, but despite going silent for a long time after launch, this will actually be Hello Games' third major update for its beleaguered game. When we first heard about Atlas Rises, Hello Games chief Sean Murray spoke only briefly and in general terms about what it will include. Today, with the arrival of the update's patch notes, we're finding out a lot more about Atlas Rises.

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PlayStation F.C. Dualshock 4 limited edition controller swings and misses

PlayStation F.C. Dualshock 4 limited edition controller swings and misses

With the sheer number of different Dualshock 4 controllers available for the PS4, some of them aren't going to be quite as good as others. Case in point: Sony's new limited edition PlayStation F.C. Dualshock 4. The controller is being released to celebrate the beginning of soccer (or football) season, but its design leaves something to be desired.

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Fallout 4 Game of the Year Edition release date announced

Fallout 4 Game of the Year Edition release date announced

These days, we can pretty much expect every Bethesda game to eventually get a Game of the Year Edition. Fallout 4 is no different, we've learned today, as it will be getting a Game of the Year release of its own next month. If you've been patient when it comes to diving into Fallout 4, then this is your reward.

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PS4 firmware 5.0 details leak: Pro Twitch streaming at 1080p 60fps

PS4 firmware 5.0 details leak: Pro Twitch streaming at 1080p 60fps

Details about the PlayStation's upcoming firmware version 5.0 have leaked ahead of the software's actual launch, tipping console owners about the features and tweaks they can expect in the near future. This newest firmware will reportedly, first and foremost, bring Twitch streaming at 1080p / 60fps to the most powerful PS4 console, the PlayStation 4 Pro. There will also be some features for non-Pro owners.

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No Man’s Sky is a year old, and it’s getting a huge improvement

No Man’s Sky is a year old, and it’s getting a huge improvement

It's been a while since we've heard from No Man's Sky - almost a year, in fact. No Man's Sky launched in North America one year ago today, and though its release was hyped to extreme amounts, the end result disappointed a lot of players to the point where the developer, Hello Games, received a lot of harsh criticism. After a couple of minor updates, Hello Games went mostly silent, but now the developer is back with a brand new update for the year-old game.

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PlayStation Now gets 19 new PS4 games – here’s the full list

PlayStation Now gets 19 new PS4 games – here’s the full list

It was almost exactly a month ago that Sony began adding the first PlayStation 4 games to its PlayStation Now subscription service. With that initial batch, 20 PS4 games were added to PS Now, with some greats like God of War 3 Remastered and Saints Row IV present on the list. Today, Sony is adding another 19 games, nearly doubling the number of PlayStation 4 games available on the service.

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War got greedy, and fans are furious

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War got greedy, and fans are furious

Warner Bros. and Monolith Productions have done a good job of getting people excited for Middle-Earth: Shadow of War so far, but this weekend, the developer and publisher duo made a pretty big misstep. On Friday, Monolith introduced a loot box system for Shadow of War, and over the weekend, fans have taken to various social media platforms to register their discontent.

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 announced for PS4 & Switch, original trilogy for 3DS

Dragon Quest Builders 2 announced for PS4 & Switch, original trilogy for 3DS

With Dragon Quest XI having just been released in Japan, developer Square Enix used the current excitement for the long-running RPG series to announce Dragon Quest Builders 2. The sequel to the 2016 Minecraft-inspired world-building game will be coming to both the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, and a special livestream presentation was used to reveal gameplay footage and new features.

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