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Alan Wake 2 Release Date And New Footage Shown At PlayStation Showcase

During today's PlayStation Showcase, we got a new look at the positively creepy-looking Alan Wake 2, which also now has a release date. The long-awaited horror sequel is landing on October 17th and…

May 24, 2023 | 04:43 EDT

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Wuxia Soulslike Phantom Blade Zero Announced During PlayStation Showcase

Today, during the PlayStation Showcase, Sony revealed Phantom Blade Zero, a wuxia-style Soulslike heading to PS5 and PC at some point in the future. It's got lots of flashy, stylish combat and looks…

May 24, 2023 | 04:23 EDT

The PlayStation Access controller, which was formerly known as Project Leonardo

Sony Officially Reveals PlayStation Access Controller, Formerly Project Leonardo

Sony has unveiled the official name for the Project Leonardo accessibility controller. It's now called the Access, and as well as the name, Sony has also revealed new details about the controller,…

May 18, 2023 | 08:45 EDT

Astro and Wumpus, the PlayStation and Discord mascots, frolicking together with the legend "TOGETHER AT LAST" to celebrate the new PS5 system software update.

PS5 System Update Adds Discord Chat, 1440p VRR Support, And More

A major PS5 system software update is now live, adding Discord voice chat support to the console's ecosystem. The update also brings VRR (variable refresh rate) support for 1440p resolution, as well…

March 8, 2023 | 09:26 EST

LeBron James PS5 Dual Sense Controller

It's 2023, Why Don't We Have More Customized PS5 Accessories?

Earlier this month, the PlayStation Blog announced a team-up with NBA all-star LeBron James to release a customized limited-edition PS5 console. For fans of the basketball player or sports games in…

March 8, 2023 | 11:00 EST

PlayStation's Kei Yoneyama with a PSVR 2 box in front of her

PSVR 2 Unboxing Video Shows You What's In The Box

Sony has released a brand new PSVR 2 unboxing video that shows exactly what you can expect in the box if you buy a unit. The video goes into detail regarding the design of the headset, how to get…

February 10, 2023 | 08:53 EST

A PS5 DualSense controller with the Discord logo overlaid to represent the PS5 beta adding support for the app

New PS5 Beta Adds Discord Support And More

A new PS5 beta is available now in to "invited beta participants", and it's adding an oft-requested feature to Sony's console. The new beta brings Discord voice chat support, as well as VRR support…

February 2, 2023 | 08:19 EST

A newsreader standing next to a man who's been turned into a shrub by Ratchet and Clank in the new increased PS5 supply "Live From PS5" trailer

Sony Celebrates Increased PS5 Supply With Brand New Trailer

After a pretty tough couple of years getting hold of current-gen consoles, PS5 supply appears to be improving around the world. Sony has celebrated this boost with a brand new Live from PS5 trailer,…

January 30, 2023 | 10:24 EST

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Final Fantasy 16 Will Be PS5 Exclusive For Six Months

Final Fantasy 16 will, it seems, be exclusive to PS5 for a period of six months. While we already knew the upcoming RPG would only be available on PlayStation 5 for a limited period of time, we didn'…

November 7, 2022 | 08:52 EST

The PSVR2 floating in a blue void with its controllers, marking the PSVR2 release date

PSVR2 Release Date And Eye-Watering Price Revealed

We now have a PSVR 2 release date. PlayStation's next VR unit launches on February 22nd, and it's got an eye-watering price to match, retailing at a staggering $549.99. That's also without buying the…

November 2, 2022 | 09:22 EDT

Two PS5 consoles, one Disc Edition and one Digital Edition, meant to represent the improving PS5 supply situation

PS5 Supply Improving As September Shipments Soar

For a few weeks, gamers have been reporting that PS5 supply has been improving, but we haven't had any proof until now. New data shows that PS5 supply has skyrocketed over the same period last year,…

October 11, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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The PlayStation Stars US Release Date Is Suddenly Today

If you've been waiting for a PlayStation Stars US release date, then your wait is officially over. The service, which constitutes a new PlayStation loyalty scheme wherein you can earn points towards…

October 5, 2022 | 11:47 EDT

The PS5 Disc Edition and PS5 Digital Edition sitting next to one another

PS5 Jailbreak Opens A Whole New World For Techies

A PS5 jailbreak has occurred for the first time in the console's history. While the jailbreak isn't quite ready for end users just yet, it opens up a world of possibilities for the technically…

October 3, 2022 | 09:33 EDT

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PS5 Update Finally Adds 1440p Support, Folders, And More

Sony is rolling out a new PS5 update that adds some much-requested features to the console. After almost two years on the market, PS5 1440p support is finally coming, and other features like…

September 7, 2022 | 08:25 EDT

A shot of the PS5 and its DualSense controller against a white background, intended to represent the PS5 price hike

PS5 Price Hike Announced For Some Regions

Sony has announced a PS5 price hike in certain regions. The company says it's made this "difficult decision", which notably won't apply to the USA, as a result of increasingly difficult economic…

August 25, 2022 | 08:12 EDT

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PlayStation 5 Accolades Feature Being Shut Down

The PlayStation 5 accolades feature is shutting down this fall, which makes sense because no one used it. Basically, it tried to encourage good behavior in the PlayStation 5 community by allowing…

August 1, 2022 | 10:59 EDT

PS5 System Software 1440p beta test screenshot

PS5 System Software 1440p output Beta Has Begun

Sony has officially begun the beta test for the PS5 System Software 1440p update, which comes along with several new and exciting features that may just roll out later this year for the world to see…

July 28, 2022 | 03:19 EDT

Deceive Inc.

Deceive Inc. I Spy Something Fun

There's a lot of fun to be had in single-player games, but multiplayer and online titles dominate a lot of the playing field. There are many different types of competitive scenarios from deathmatches…

July 26, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

Hideo Kojima

Yes, Hideo Kojima is Still Working With PlayStation

To the shock and dismay of some PlayStation fans, Kojima Productions is no longer exclusively making console games for PlayStation. Yesterday, Hideo Kojima announced that he and his studio have…

June 13, 2022 | 10:14 EDT

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PS Plus Classic Games Info Trickling Out From Asia

The PlayStation Plus revamp is due to launch in Asia later today, and new details have been trickling through from the region since earlier today. They include two new PS Plus Classic games, as well…

May 23, 2022 | 10:07 EDT

The player facing off against a boss in Hellpoint

Hellpoint Next-Gen Upgrade And New DLC Set For July

Cradle Games and TinyBuild has announced the launch date for its upcoming Hellpoint next-gen upgrade. The horror-inflected sci-fi Soulslike is hitting next-gen consoles this July, which is also the…

May 17, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Some of the PlayStation Plus Premium game list announced by Sony in banner form

PlayStation Plus Classic Games Will Have Trophy Support

Update May 20th 8:46AM: It's looking like PlayStation Plus Classic games Trophy support will be a thing for at least some titles when they launch. A tweet from Syphon Filter developer Bend Studio has…

May 20, 2022 | 08:50 EDT

The PlayStation logo against a backdrop of the three PS1 classics leaked via the PSN backend

First PlayStation Plus Classics Leaked Ahead of Overhaul

The first three PS1 games likely to be included as part of the PlayStation Plus Classics lineup have been leaked via the PSN backend. There's a retro fighting game, a racer, and a quirky puzzler, and…

April 28, 2022 | 11:56 EDT

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PlayStation Cuts Around 90 Retail-Focused Jobs

Sony has cut around 90 retail-focused jobs at PlayStation, signaling a possible shift from retail sales to directly marketing to consumers. Things have been going pretty well for Sony lately.…

March 31, 2022 | 02:49 EDT

The PlayStation Plus logo

PlayStation Spartacus Revealed As A PlayStation Plus Overhaul

Sony has announced that its long-rumored PlayStation Spartacus service is actually an overhaul to its PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now subscription models. The two will now be merged under the…

March 29, 2022 | 08:15 EDT

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Every First-Party Sony Game Developer As of 2022

The recent purchase of Jade Raymond’s new company Haven Studios by Sony is just the latest in a long line of game developers who have joined the fold. Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) was…

March 28, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Jill aiming at a zombie in Resident Evil 3

Resident Evil 2, 3, And 7 Getting Free Next-Gen Upgrades This Year

Three major Resident Evil titles are getting next-gen upgrades this year. Resident Evil 2, 3, and 7 are all coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S sometime in 2022, complete with visual improvements…

March 2, 2022 | 11:10 EST

Xbox Series X

What PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X Could Learn from Each Other

Getting your hands on any of the new-gen consoles is still difficult, with some players literally winning online lotteries to get the opportunity to order one. I myself lucked out recently and was…

February 3, 2022 | 12:00 EST

Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West's Combat is Lookin' Good

In a recent deep dive on Horizon Forbidden West, one of Guerilla Games' main goals was to evolve the combat significantly by evolving the combat from Horizon Zero Dawn and build on the principles of…

December 6, 2021 | 09:35 EST

Demon's Souls, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, Returnal, and Death Stranding, all of which have been sold as PS5 retail games

PS5 Retail Games More Popular Than Digital Downloads

A survey has revealed that PS5 retail games are more popular than digital downloads by a pretty wide margin. The survey shows that as of August 2021, three physical PS5 games were sold for every two…

November 19, 2021 | 11:04 EST

PlayStation 5 & PlayStation 5 Digital

It’s Been a Year Since the PS5 Preorder Debacle: Was It Worth It?

September 16, 2020, a day in which Sony fans around the world finally got concrete information about when they could expect a PlayStation 5 in their homes. The PS5 release date and price were both…

September 17, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

The player battling a monster in GreedFall

GreedFall PS5 Upgrade Won't Apply To The PS Plus Version

Bad news for PS Plus subscribers hoping to get the upcoming GreedFall PS5 upgrade. If you acquired the game through PS Plus, you won't be eligible for the free upgrade, so you'll have to keep playing…

June 29, 2021 | 10:57 EDT

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Biomutant Review

There was once a time when the idea of mutations and post-apocalyptic societies would’ve blown our minds. However, those concepts are now so commonplace that creators are struggling to put a new spin…

May 24, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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PS4 & Xbox One Games Aren't Going Away Any Time Soon

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are celebrating their fifth month on the market right now. While the consoles have sold incredibly well according to sales reports released so far, there are still…

April 13, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

The new PlayStation VR controller in use

Sony Reveals Next-Gen PlayStation VR Controller

Sony has unveiled a brand-new PlayStation VR controller for use with its next-gen headset. The controllers will feature some of the same functionality as the PS5's DualSense controller but will have…

March 18, 2021 | 08:58 EDT

The player character in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order onlooking enemies by a set of stairs

Next-Gen: The Backwards-Compatibility Anomaly

In the wake of the PlayStation 5 outperforming the Xbox Series X across many next-gen games, Microsoft pulled the "most powerful console" tagline from its socials. Its on-paper specs haven't…

March 17, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Denuvo Anti-Cheat Now Available To PS5 Developers And Publishers

Denuvo Anti-Cheat technology is now available for developers and publishers to use on PS5 as middleware. The company says it's joined the PlayStation 5 Tools and Middleware program, which aims to…

March 10, 2021 | 08:54 EST

PS3 PS5 Exclusives

PS3 Exclusives That Need to Come to the PS5

The next-generation PlayStation 5 console received high praise from fans and critics alike, but it remains far from perfect. One of the biggest issues to gamers is the console's lack of backwards…

January 14, 2021 | 11:00 EST

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Sao Paulo Court Rules Sony Can't Block PS5 Consoles Over PS Plus Collection Sale

The Court of Justice of Sao Paulo has ruled that Sony must unlock PlayStation 5 consoles it locked over the sale of PlayStation Plus Collection-eligible accounts. Users had been creating PS5 accounts…

December 28, 2020 | 11:01 EST

A mid shot of Sony's new PlayStation 5 console

No More PS5s Are Getting Shipped To Australia This Year

Sony has confirmed it won't be restocking the PlayStation 5 in Australia this Christmas. Instead, Aussies will have to wait until 2021 to get their hands on a PS5 if they haven't already. What's…

November 30, 2020 | 10:14 EST


PS4 Games Don't Run at 120 fps on PS5 Because They Require a Port

As reported by Eurogamer, the reason that PlayStation 5 users are 'unlikely' to see many PlayStation 4 games running at 120 fps is that they require a native port. This is completely different from…

November 20, 2020 | 10:32 EST

Assassin's Creed Syndicate, one of the games Ubisoft has confirmed will not be playable on PS5

[Updated] Ubisoft Pulls List of PS4 Games That Can't be Played on PS5

Update October 31, 11:30 AM: Ubisoft has responded to our inquiry, and also taken down the Blog Post on the Ubisoft Connect website that listed the Ubisoft PS4 Games not working on PS5. A…

October 30, 2020 | 12:52 EDT

A frontal shot of the PS5 DualSense controller

Sony Reveals More Details About PS5 Accessibility Settings

Sony has revealed some more information about accessibility options that will be available on the PS5. These include modifying the DualSense controller's functionality and changing the display, plus…

October 30, 2020 | 10:17 EDT

The two PS5 models - disc and digital editions

Some PS5 Trophies Will Give You Digital Rewards

Obtaining some PS5 trophies will grant access to certain digital rewards as PS5 trophy rewards. These include profile avatars and banners. We don't yet know what other rewards Sony could be planning…

October 19, 2020 | 11:38 EDT

Promotional artwork depicting an alien landscape in Destiny 2

Next-Gen Destiny 2 Launches November 10th, Optimizations Coming December 8th

Bungie has revealed how next-gen and cross-gen play will work in Destiny 2. Some features will be available right out of the gate on November 10th, while others will be coming at a later date this…

October 15, 2020 | 10:50 EDT


PlayStation 5 Backwards Connectivity Info Revealed

The PlayStation 5 has a lot of unanswered questions surrounding it, and today most circling around backwards compatibility have been answered. Thanks to a support page, we now have a…

October 9, 2020 | 12:33 EDT

The Shellsnapper robot in Horizon Forbidden West, revealed by a comic book cover

New Horizon Forbidden West Machine, Shellsnapper, Debuts In Comic

One of Horizon Forbidden West's new machines has been revealed by a Horizon Zero Dawn comic book. The Shellsnapper, a machine resembling a turtle, will make its debut in Titan Comics' Horizon Zero…

October 6, 2020 | 09:11 EDT

Playstation 5

Why I'm Buying the PlayStation 5 Over the Xbox Series X

Genesis or Super Nintendo? Nintendo 64 or PlayStation? Xbox, PlayStation 2, or GameCube? These are the questions that have ruled the industry. What flag will you wear when you step forward into the…

October 5, 2020 | 12:15 EDT