All News tagged with 'Hardware'

Amazon Prime Sale Round-up: Games, Accessories and Controllers

Here's a round-up of the best deals still available in the Amazon Prime Day sales, including games, controllers and accessories. Take a look and let us know if you pick anything up!

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

Prime Day 2019: Best Deals on PlayStation 4 Consoles

Amazon's Prime Day has begun, in which customers can get significant discounts on products if they are signed up to Amazon Prime. Here's a selection of Prime Day US and UK deals on PlayStation 4 consoles.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 5 comments

Price Predicted to be $400 for Upcoming PlayStation 5

PlayStation's Lead System Architect Mark Cerny promised players the price of the console would be appealing, but what exactly does that mean?

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith

PS5 FAQ – What Do We Know?

In light of all of the new information from Mark Cerny's recent interview, we've put together a comprehensive list of everything we know so far about the PlayStation 5.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin

Retail Price for PS5 Will Be "Appealing" Considering Its Features, Says Cerny

According to Peter Rubin, the writer of the recent Wired exclusive that teased the next PlayStation console, a question was raised regarding the new system's price.

Posted 5 months ago by Sam Quirke

The Next PlayStation Revealed: Backward Compatibility, SSD Storage, 8K Graphics

PlayStation's Lead System Architect Mark Cerny goes into detail on what players can expect from the next PlayStation console.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Sony's New PSVR Patents Aim to Improve In-Game and Live Experiences

The two latest patents to emerge from the United States detail extra functionality when using the PSVR headset for viewing live events and personalising in-game events.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith

3dRudder Motion Controller Revealed for PlayStation VR

A anybody who has used PlayStation Move controllers will attest, navigation through the game while using them can sometimes be a bit of a pain. The 3dRudder hopes to solve this.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Sony Files Patent for Wireless PlayStation VR

The latest patent submitted by Sony focuses on another of their peripherals -- this time, it looks like they're hoping to make a wireless version of PlayStation VR.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Alpine Green DualShock 4 Controller Arrives Next Month

If you're one of those people who likes to collect controllers, you may be interested in a new Dualshock 4 variant that's arriving in North America next month -- the Alpine Green controller.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith

PlayStation Vita Production Officially Ends in Japan

It seems like "soon" was earlier than people previously thought; the official Japanese website has now been amended to confirm production of the final two PlayStation Vita models has been discontinued.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Limited Edition PS4 Giveaway from Dutch Retailer

If you'd like a pretty sexy looking PlayStation 4 Pro as part of your gaming setup, then the Limited Edition Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice PS4 Pro will most certainly be of interest to you.

Posted 6 months ago by Ashley Woodcock

Latest Patent Suggests PlayStation 5 Backwards Compatibility Almost Certain

A new patent filed yesterday makes it seem like Sony is seriously looking into the possibility of backwards compatibility for their upcoming console.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith

PlayStation Vita Production Ends Soon in Japan

According to the official Japanese PlayStation website, shipments of the two available Vita models are "scheduled to end soon".

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Monster Hunter: World Becomes Japan's Best Selling Game of 2018

It turns out that Japan's most popular game of 2018 was a PlayStation 4 title according to Famitsu. Take a bow Monster Hunter: World.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith

PlayStation 5 Will Reportedly Be Backwards Compatible

The good news is that a recent patent from Sony suggests they're looking to remedy the backwards compatibility problem for their upcoming console.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Sony Unveils Licensed Seagate 2TB External Drive for PlayStation 4

If you were getting spoilt for choice and were finding it too difficult to choose a drive, Sony is attempting to make that decision easier for you with the reveal of an officially licensed Seagate Game Drive for the console.

Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca Smith

Surprise Firmware Update For the PlayStation Vita

The PS Vita is getting a surprise firmware update, users are reporting. There's nothing official on Sony's side yet and the update's notes are pretty vague, but GearNuke did some digging and found it's mainly security related.

Posted 8 months ago by Sam Quirke

Black Friday: Cheap PS4 Slim and Pro Bundles from GAME UK

GAME UK have some excellent deals going on their PlayStation hardware, from PS4 Pro bundles to seriously cheap VR sets. You can check out the best of the bunch in the list below.

Posted 10 months ago by Sam Quirke

Black Friday: Amazon US Offers 40% Off DualShock 4 Range

Amazon US have put up a discount on a range of official DualShock 4 controllers. Take your pick from the classic black, Green Camoflage, Magma Red, Midnight Blue and Gold and enjoy 40% off the default price.

Posted 10 months ago by Sam Quirke

The Red Dead Redemption 2 Bundle Contains a Newer, Quieter PS4 Pro

It looks like Sony have stealth-released a revised edition of the PS4 Pro inside the current Red Dead Redemption 2 bundle. Digital Foundry have tested out the new kit and found it to be demonstrably quieter.

Posted 10 months ago by Sam Quirke

PlayStation Japan Announce 2TB PS4 Pro, Arriving This Month

PlayStation Japan have unveiled a PS4 Pro with 2 terabytes of storage, which is planned to release in Japan this November. The question is, will this expanded storage Pro head to the West?

Posted 10 months ago by Sam Quirke

PlayStation Classic: All 20 Pre-Loaded Games Revealed

The full line-up for the miniature PlayStation Classic console has been revealed. The 20 games pre-loaded onto the machine include Final Fantasy 7, Metal Gear Solid and the original Rainbow Six.

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke

PlayStation 4 Update 6.02 Now Available, Seems to Fix Malicious Code

PlayStation 4 Update 6.02 is now available to download onto your consoles. There's no update notes this time around, but it looks as though the update is aimed at those malicious messages we reported on this week.

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke

More Evidence of PlayStation 5 as Marketing Job Listings Appear

The evidence for an imminent next-gen console continues to ramp up as Sony put out a job listing for a Senior Product Manager, to manage the "next generation PlayStation campaign"

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke

Sony Chief Confirms Development of Next-Gen Hardware

Sony's chief executive Kenichiro Yoshida spoke to the Financial Times about the company's hardships and PlayStation's value. Among his revelations was the existence of next-generation hardware, though he didn't say PS5.

Posted 11 months ago by Sam Quirke

PlayStation Classic Console with 20 Preloaded Games Announced

Sony are clearly keen to take on Nintendo in the miniature console market. The PlayStation Classic will have 20 pre-loaded games and two controllers, and will cost US$99.99.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Four New Dualshock 4 Colours Appear at Gamescom

Sony have unveiled four more DualShock 4 colour variations at Gamescom, three of which are available in Europe and the Americas. The Sunset Orange is only available in North America apparently. They're coming in October.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

[UPDATED] The 500 Million LE PS4 Pro Will Be Back on Amazon UK From 10am Today

The 500 Million limited edition console only went live for pre-orders in the UK this morning, but it's already sold out everywhere. With only 50,000 units being made, it's unlikely that they'll come back into stock.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Limited Edition PS4 Pro Celebrates Half a Billion PlayStations Sold

PlayStation is celebrating a whopping 500 million consoles sold since the brand got started in 1994. To thank the fans, a limited edition PS4 Pro is going on sale. There's going to be a chance to win one too!

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

PlayStation 5 Will Not Arrive Before 2021, Suggests Head of PlayStation Business

Tsuyoshi “John” Kodera, Head of PlayStation Business at Sony, has suggested that we'll have to wait at least three years for a new PlayStation generation. Unlike previous executives, he also sees a future for a handheld or hybrid.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Production to End for Physical Vita Titles

The American and European branches of Sony will cease to produce any more Vita cartridges beyond the end of fiscal year 2018. New digital titles will continue to be released on the platform.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith

Destiny 2 Developer Response to XP Cooldown, Alexa Ghost Skill Launched

Bungie responded to complaints from players by replacing the third and final Destiny 2 "Curse of Osiris" reveal stream with a post detailing upcoming changes to the game.

Posted 1 year ago by Luc1d

Call of Duty: WWII Limited Edition PS4 Console Bundle Revealed

When it heads towards the holiday period, one of the big questions is which of the new AAA releases will be the inspiration for Sony's limited edition console bundles. This year it's the turn of Call of Duty: WWII.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Drops New Trailer

Fresh from the Microsoft Gamescom presentation comes a new trailer for this fall's Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Take time to meet the vile creatures of the land.

Posted 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

Cool New PlayStation F.C. Controller Announced

The controller is made in two tone blues with a tactics pattern sporting the PS shapes on the left handle and a PlayStation F.C. crest on the right handle, as well as a penalty area on the touch pad.

Posted 2 years ago by Lea Sumner Bertelsen

Weekend Headlines July 28th-30th Pt. 1: Destiny 2, Gran Turismo Sport and More

Accompanying the 12 announcements this week is a list of trailers, screenshots, release dates and other details that appeared over the weekend, all of which might have slipped past you.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

TT Podcast Episode 28 - Boooooost Mode

People are really digging Resident Evil 7 on VR, but Deus Ex is getting kicked to the curb in favor of Marvel games. We also go on a weird tangent about the sales of Rise of the Tomb Raider... which Dave forgot.

Posted 2 years ago by Brandon Fusco

TT Podcast Episode 26 - It's the Final Time, We Swear!... For Now

We make up for the slow news week by not making a single pun about the Switch while discussing its implications for Sony, and the entire second half of this two hour episode is a spoilercast devoted to the Final game in a series

Posted 2 years ago by Brandon Fusco

Weekend Headlines Jan 13-15th: Announcements, Updates and Trailers

At the end of last week, Nintendo revealed more details and games for their upcoming console. You would be forgiven for thinking that it was all that happened last weekend, but you would be wrong.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith