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PS2-themed PS5 – Better than the real thing?

PS2-themed PS5 – Better than the real thing?

The industrial design of the Sony PlayStation 5 is bold. The base hardware for the past few generations of Xbox and PlayStation have been relatively tame - in their base configuration, anyway. With the PlayStation 5, Sony decided to take a more daring approach, with an extreme bit of industrial design AND a color scheme that made sure every curve was highly apparent. Today a concept redesign of this console delivered an alternate reality - one in all-black.

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Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox refund offered by Microsoft without game pull

Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox refund offered by Microsoft without game pull

This week the game Cyberpunk 2077 was given an all-clear for refunds for Xbox gamers. This isn't the first platform where this refund situation has happened - and it won't likely be the last. At launch, the game was basically unplayable on some of the several gaming consoles on which it was supposed to run smoothly - and players weren't happy.

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The Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo SV offers more power and twice the excitement

The Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo SV offers more power and twice the excitement

If you thought Jaguar’s Vision GT Coupe was a doozy in Gran Turismo for PlayStation 4, wait until you get behind the wheel of Jaguar’s latest virtual endurance racer. The Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo SV is an amped-up version of its predecessor. And with almost twice the power, it’s slated to offer double the excitement for racing gamers around the world.

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Cyberpunk 2077 removed from PlayStation Store

Cyberpunk 2077 removed from PlayStation Store

You know things have gone from bad to worse to worst when Sony decides to make a rather big step that goes beyond just refunding a product. Even after CD Projekt RED publicly apologized for mishandling its launch on consoles, Cyberpunk 2077 status on the Xbox One and PlayStation remains in limbo without the updates that are still planned for early next year. Now Sony is taking matters into its own hands and has decided to just yank out the game from its store until those fixes do arrive. Presuming they actually fix what they're promised to fix.

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Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation say they’ve teamed up for safety

Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation say they’ve teamed up for safety

Today gaming leaders at Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony gaming teamed up to announce a shared commitment for gaming safety. Corporate Vice President of Xbox Operations, Dave McCarthy, announced that Xbox was aligned with Nintendo "on behalf of the community of Nintendo Switch players", and PlayStation on accomplishing a set of goals for the greater good of the gaming industry. The goals include Prevention, Partnership, and Responsibility.

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Sony may be offering refunds for Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4, PS5

Sony may be offering refunds for Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4, PS5

CD Projekt RED definitely hyped its biggest game after The Witcher, which always carries the risk of going against you when things don't start well. Just ask No Man's Sky developer Hello Games, who had to work doubly hard to repair the game's tarnished reputation at launch. Cyberpunk 2077 is seemingly facing the same angry mob, at least on consoles, enough for Sony to surprisingly allow refunds of the game on its PS4 and PS5 consoles.

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PlayStation 5 teardown arrives: Simple maintenance, difficult repairs

PlayStation 5 teardown arrives: Simple maintenance, difficult repairs

The iFixit team has published their teardown of Sony's latest and greatest console, the PlayStation 5. This massive unit packs a considerable amount of hardware in its curved, sleek shell, as well as certain elements designed to make maintenance simple -- as well as a few that make repairs much harder to pull off yourself.

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Cyberpunk 2077 on base PS4 / Xbox One is basically unplayable

Cyberpunk 2077 on base PS4 / Xbox One is basically unplayable

If you're going to buy and play Cyberpunk 2077 on a gaming console, you might want to wait. Early gameplay videos and screenshots of the game on base Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles show the title functioning... but barely playable. If you're looking at the game on an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S or a PlayStation 5, things seem a bit better.

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Play Cyberpunk 2077 early with a simple Xbox switch

Play Cyberpunk 2077 early with a simple Xbox switch

If you're so extremely excited to play Cyberpunk 2077 that you absolutely cannot wait for midnight, you might be in luck. Supposing you're using an Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox One S, Xbox Series X, or Xbox Series S, you could play the game right this minute. You'll need to change your console's time zone - a relatively simple process if you know where to look.

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PS5 and Xbox Series X stock seekers flip as trackers blocked

PS5 and Xbox Series X stock seekers flip as trackers blocked

Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 hunts just got messier as sites like Walmart began enacting tracker blocks. Stock tracker BrickSeek reported "an issue with the Walmart Inventory Checker that is affecting local search results" - likely a direct result of Walmart ramping up actions to make console sales restocks more fair for the common buyer.

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Here’s how Hitman 3 uses PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller

Here’s how Hitman 3 uses PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller

We're quickly approaching Hitman 3's release date of January 20th, and today, IO Interactive detailed just what kind of DualSense features we can expect in the PlayStation 5 version of the game. As you might expect, the game will support DualSense's adaptive triggers, and IO Interactive communications manager Travis Barbour explained that functionality it great detail today.

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It looks like Fortnite’s next guest star is confirmed

It looks like Fortnite’s next guest star is confirmed

Earlier today, Epic Games released Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 5. In this new season, the Zero Point has become exposed, and now players have to help Agent Jones prevent characters from escaping the Loop. They'll do that by adopting the mantle of various hunters, and one of the biggest revealed today was The Mandalorian. We're expecting Epic to add new hunters to Fortnite as the season goes on, but just a few hours after Season 5 went live, a big upcoming addition has already been teased.

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