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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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Crash Bandicoot remasters are harder to play, it’s not just you

Crash Bandicoot remasters are harder to play, it’s not just you

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is unquestionably a big hit with PS4 gamers, but some of them are finding that these remasters offer quite the challenge. The original Crash Bandicoot games on PS1 weren't exactly a breeze to play through, but with the series back in the limelight, it begs the question: were these games really this difficult back in the day, or has the difficulty been bumped in the remastered versions? As it turns out, it's the latter.

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PlayStation Vue dropped its cheapest plan: $40 is the new minimum

PlayStation Vue dropped its cheapest plan: $40 is the new minimum

Livestreaming television service PlayStation Vue has dropped its cheapest television plan, making $40 the new lowest price point at which you can get the service. This is compared to the previous pricing tiers, which started at $30/month for the 'Slim' channel package. The change, at least according to a Sony spokesperson, was part of the plan all along.

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How to play PS4 games on a PC (with a DualShock 4 controller, too!)

How to play PS4 games on a PC (with a DualShock 4 controller, too!)

If you're a PC gamer with your heart set on playing a PlayStation 4 game, Sony has some good news for you. The company's PlayStation Now game service just added PS4 titles, expanding its library to more than 500 game titles. While PS Now was originally only available for the PlayStation console, Sony added support for Windows PCs in the relatively recent past. What is PlayStation Now? Think of it as Netflix for video games.

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The best free Netflix alternatives you’ve never heard of (mid-2017)

The best free Netflix alternatives you’ve never heard of (mid-2017)

Somewhere in the vast expanse between Netflix and piracy lies a slew of free, legal streaming services, some more appealing than others. These free services are supported by advertisements -- there's no free lunch, after all -- but they're a solid option for anyone who wants to ditch cable without racking up a similar bill. You've probably heard of the most popular ad-supported service, Crackle, but how about these options?

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Breaking Bad VR ‘experience’ in the pipeline with PlayStation and Sony

Breaking Bad VR ‘experience’ in the pipeline with PlayStation and Sony

Sony Pictures and PlayStation have teamed up to create a VR 'experience' based on the hit TV show Breaking Bad, it has been announced. The project appears to be very early in development and details about it are slight. The news was made public by Sony Interactive Entertainment America President Shawn Layden in a recent interview; during it, he said, 'I don't know what it's going to be. No idea what it's going to do...'

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Tekken 7 now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC

Tekken 7 now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC

We've been waiting years and now it is finally here. Tekken 7 can now be grabbed for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, giving gamers access to the title that was first announced way back in 2014. This marks the title's release for home gaming, though it has been available as an arcade game since last year. As with most console games, Tekken 7 is being offered in multiple editions, one of which is a proper (and pricey) Collector's Edition.

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Persona 5 Quiz Answers Walkthrough: Easy Guide Time!

Persona 5 Quiz Answers Walkthrough: Easy Guide Time!

The game Persona 5 was released in the United States this month and this week we've attained the full "Quiz Answers" from within. This game is long - extremely, super, almost-impossibly long. It can get infuriating too, if the player only wants to play a certain extra-fun part of the game. Today is the first day the entirety of the Persona 5 test answers list has been released - good news to us, good news to you.

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PS4 sales are going to slow, Sony warns

PS4 sales are going to slow, Sony warns

PlayStation 4 may have given Sony a welcome nudge upwards in its latest financial results, but the company is warning that sales are likely to slow in the year ahead. Sales in Sony's Game & Network Services division rose 6.3-percent year-on-year, to $14.73bn, an increase which the company says was primarily down to greater sales of PS4 and games for the console. Now, though, the PS4 enters a new stage of its life, Sony warns.

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This humongous PS4 controller is thankfully a one-time thing

This humongous PS4 controller is thankfully a one-time thing

Some things are never meant to be and this probably one of them. We've seen our fair share of gaming devices and peripherals magnified a hundred times their size, but almost all of those have been fan-made. This one, however, is as official as it gets. Sony has made a gigantic PS4 controller to celebrate the remaster of Parappa the Rapper, which is celebrating its 20th year. And what better way to make a big party than by having a big controller?

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1TB PS4 Slim arrives in US this month

1TB PS4 Slim arrives in US this month

At $300, Sony's now-standard PS4 model, the PS4 Slim, is undoubtedly a solid buy, but there's been one slight problem since launch: it only comes with 500GB of storage. In a world where games can easily clock in around 50GB, that amount of storage doesn't last very long. Luckily, Sony has a solution to that problem with a new 1TB PS4 Slim launching later this month.

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PS4 Pro update enables 4K video playback in Media Player

PS4 Pro update enables 4K video playback in Media Player

PS4 Pro owners will be getting the ability to play 4K video on their consoles later today. The fact that the PS4 Pro doesn't offer a 4K Blu Ray player has caused at least a little bit of controversy, so those who were disappointed that it's missing may be relieved to receive 4K playback in some form.

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