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Everything You Need to Know About the Sony Playstation 4

Everything You Need to Know About the Sony Playstation 4

The next generation of console gaming is here! Sony's Playstation 4 has been launched and is in stock at many Sony stores islandwide, but will you be buying one?

If you're not sure which next-gen console is the best for you, start with our comparison of the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft Xbox One and Nintendo Wii U. Some of you might be wondering if the graphics quality on the PS4 is any better than the PS3 at this point of time, so we've this little video clip for a quick comparison of a similar game on both consoles:-

And if you think the PS4 fits the bill, then make sure you read our full review. You might also consider if importing one from overseas will save you some money.

Already bought your PS4? Make sure you know what games are out there, and read our guide on how to seriously rev up your console's performance with a speedy SSD upgrade.

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Playstation 4 News & Articles
Project Morpheus – Sony's VR headset  for the PS4

Project Morpheus – Sony's VR headset for the PS4

NEWS / 19 Mar 2014

Sony shows off a prototype of Project Morpheus at GDC 2014, a virtual reality system that works with the Playstation 4. Is VR gaming going mainstream? Check out what Morpheus might bring to the table if it does go into retail.

Upgrade Your Playstation 4 to Run Five Times Faster (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

Upgrade Your Playstation 4 to Run Five Times Faster (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

FEATURE / 21 Jan 2014

If you've just picked up Sony's new Playstation 4 console, you'll soon discover that it has one piece of hardware that can severely bottleneck your performance. We show you how to replace and upgrade it to eliminate in-game stuttering and to make your boot up, install and load times up to five times faster!

Sony Playstation 4 Officially Launches in Singapore

Sony Playstation 4 Officially Launches in Singapore

FEATURE / 19 Dec 2013

Sony's Playstation 4 console officially launched in Singapore today with Mr. Aaron Tan being the first person in line to pick up his pre-order set after queuing since 5AM this morning.

12 Days of Christmas! - Gaming Console Evolved

12 Days of Christmas! - Gaming Console Evolved

NEWS / 19 Dec 2013

On the seventh day of Christmas... we suggest you gift someone our next generation console of choice. Sony's PlayStation 4 will be available in retail on the 19th of December, just in time for gamers to get a hold of it before Christmas. Click on through to find out more about the console and see how you can stand a chance to win some gifts this holiday season with HardwareZone.

Sony Playstation 4 review

Sony Playstation 4 - Does Greatness Await?

REVIEW / 18 Dec 2013

Sony's Playstation 4 will be the first next-gen console to reach Singapore, when it goes on sale tomorrow. But is it a worthy successor to the PS3? And does it offer enough to make it a day one purchase? We find out.

Be First in Line to Collect your Playstation 4 Pre-order and Walk Away with a PS Vita TV

Be First in Line to Collect your Playstation 4 Pre-order and Walk Away with a PS Vita TV

NEWS / 12 Dec 2013

Sony has announced the limited availability premiums for customers who are first in line to pick up their Playstation 4 pre-order sets on 19th December. Among them, PS Vita TVs and ten-year membership plans to PS Plus. Full details inside.

Teardown Reveals PlayStation 4 Costs US$381 to Build

Teardown Reveals PlayStation 4 Costs US$381 to Build

NEWS / 20 Nov 2013

After tearing down the PlayStation 4 and analyzing its components, it is believed that each console costs Sony about US$381 to build.

Some PlayStation 4 Owners Experiencing "Blue Light of Death"

Some PlayStation 4 Owners Experiencing "Blue Light of Death"

NEWS / 18 Nov 2013

Some PlayStation 4 owners are reportedly suffering from the "blue light of death", signifying a TV connectivity or hardware problem.

Worldwide Playstation 4 Prices Compared

Worldwide Playstation 4 Prices Compared

FEATURE / 14 Nov 2013

Sony's Playstation 4 will be launched in Singapore on 19th December 2013 for S$639. But how does the local price compare to other countries around the world? We find out.

Next-Gen Consoles Compared - Which is The One 4 U?

Next-Gen Consoles Compared - Which is The One 4 U?

FEATURE / 14 Nov 2013

With the Singapore availability and pricing of Sony's Playstation 4 revealed, it's time to take a comparative look at each next-gen console: Microsoft Xbox One, Sony PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Wii U. Which console should you get?

Official Playstation 4 App Launches In North American iTunes and Google Play App Stores

Official Playstation 4 App Launches In North American iTunes and Google Play App Stores

NEWS / 14 Nov 2013

Sony's Playstation 4 App for Android and iOS has appeared in the North American iTunes and Google Play app stores. The app lets users view and interact with the PlayStation Network and view information through the "What's New feature." It is expected to launch locally on 19th December to coincide with the local launch of the PS4.

All 23 Singapore PS4 Launch Titles Revealed

All 23 Singapore PS4 Launch Titles Revealed

NEWS / 12 Nov 2013

23 launch titles will accompany the release of Sony's PS4 console on 19th December. Highlights among them include FIFA 14, Battlefield 4 and Killzone Shadow Fall. Read on for the full list.

Sony Announces PlayStation 4 Pricing and Availability for Singapore

Sony Announces PlayStation 4 Pricing and Availability for Singapore

NEWS / 12 Nov 2013

The next generation of consoles have almost arrived! Sony has announced that the PlayStation 4 will be available from 19th December 2013. The PlayStation 4, with 500 GB storage space, will be priced at S$639.

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Run at 720p on Xbox One, 1080p on PlayStation 4

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Run at 720p on Xbox One, 1080p on PlayStation 4

NEWS / 31 Oct 2013

It has been confirmed that Call of Duty: Ghosts will run at just 720p resolution on the Xbox One, whereas the PlayStation 4 gamers will get to enjoy the game in all of its 1080p glory.

Your PlayStation 4 Could be Built by Chinese Students

Your PlayStation 4 Could be Built by Chinese Students

NEWS / 11 Oct 2013

According to the Hong Kong Oriental Daily, Foxconn has inked a deal with the Xi'an Institute of Technology to expose 1000 students from the school to working on the assembly line of Sony's PlayStation 4.