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Sony Has Sold 2.1 Million PS4 Units
The PlayStation 4 has officially sold through more than 2.1 million stock keeping units. The fourth generation PlayStation home entertainment console is now approximately halfway to catching up to the Wii U, which is the current market setter and title holder as the eighth-gen sales leader.
NBA 2K14 Reviews Completely Skip Over Microtransaction Gouging
I had to read through many different reviews for different platforms of a single game: NBA 2k14. That's right, the golden sports goose from 2K Sports. So why did I have to read through so many reviews for such a highly lauded and highly praised game? Because “Microtransactiongate” has seeped into the new generation of home console gaming in the worst way imaginable.
Starbound 15 Minutes Of Beta Gameplay Released
The Starbound beta is getting underway this week and a lot of gamers really want to know what the gameplay and play mechanics are like. Well, thanks to TotalBiscuit, you can get an early look at 15 full minutes of gameplay (though technically it's actually 16 minutes and 45 seconds) before the Starbound beta goes public.
Gran Turismo 6, Tiny Brains, More Hit PSN This Week
If there’s two things gamers like, it’s fast cars and, um, tiny animals that have gained super powers due to extensive and highly illegal scientific testing? All of these glorious things and more can be yours this week on the PlayStation family of consoles and handhelds.
PS4 Is Fastest Selling Console In Europe, Outsells Lifetime Wii U Sales In UK
The PlayStation 4 is just making and breaking trends all over the place, managing to become the fastest selling home console in the UK while also outstripping the Wii U's year-long install base in the UK by a large margin.
Battlefield 4 PC, PS4 Patches Will Fix One-Hit Kills
Tomorrow DICE is turning off the "Golden Gun" cheat for Battlefield 4 on PS4 and PC. Once the latest patch is applied, players will no longer experience a bug that was causing mysterious one-hit kills.
PS4 Is More Accessible For Disabled Gamers Than PS3
When buying a video game system, sometimes the one thing you don't notice is whether or not it's designed for those with physical disabilities. Well DAGERS, or Disabled Accessibility for Gaming Entertainment Rating System, measures and tests games and hardware for accessibility. The latest piece of tech to get the review treatment from DAGERS is Sony's PS4, and it scored better better than its predecessor.
Walking Dead Season 2 Screenshot Reveals Returning Character, 400 Days Connection
Telltale Games has sent out a single screenshot from the second season of their Walking Dead game. The lone image tells us a few important things about the adventure game's story.
Exchanging A PS4: Follow-Up
A few days after picking up my launch PlayStation 4, my shiny new machine found itself being boxed up and sent back to Sony for a replacement unit, the unfortunate victim of an extremely loud fan. Now that I’ve received said replacement, I’m at least somewhat pleased with the end result. The new system’s fan still gets loud, but at least it no longer sounds like a jet is about to depart from my living room. And that customer service? Dynamite.
Sony Desperately Trying To Keep PS4 Units In Stock
It was recently revealed that the PlayStation 4 is a hard item to keep on store shelves. The video footage of European gamers “storming the retailer gates” to grab up their very own PlayStation 4 sent chills down the spines of many, and Sony has recognized the demand for the next-gen console and will try to keep it in stock.
Total War: Rome 2 Caesar In Gaul Expansion Announced
Total War: Rome 2 will be getting its first expansion pack next week. Caesar in Gaul is a short, focused campaign set in Gaul as well as the south coast of Britannia.
World Of Warcraft Designer Ghostcrawler Leaves Blizzard
Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street, lead systems designer for World of Warcraft, has announced that he's leaving Blizzard in a week. Street says he's moving on from the company to pursue a new opportunity.
GTA 5 Studio To Be Sued By Lindsay Lohan?
Grand Theft Auto V has millions of fans but it seems that that Lindsay Lohan isn't one of them. A new report says that the actress has ordered her lawyers to take action against GTA 5 developer/publisher Rockstar Games.
Xbox One Wins Black Friday Sales, Beats Out PS4, Wii U
Target and Walmart have been pulled into the console wars, with new information from InfoScout, a sales and research firm, where it was revealed that the Xbox One has won in the Black Friday sales wars and pulled in more sales at both the aforementioned retailers over the competition.
Gas Guzzlers: Extreme Pros And Cons
It's that time again; the moment of truth. Following a couple of impression pieces detailing the gameplay and mechanics of Gamepire's Gas Guzzlers: Extreme, there comes a point where you have to roll out a list of the game's pros and cons: what makes it tick and whether or not those ticks are entertaining enough to warrant any interest from you.