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
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review

NEWS / 05 May 2016

Our sister site GameAxis has just posted up their take on Naughty Dog's Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. Find out what they think of it!

PlayStation VR will launch in October at US$399

PlayStation VR will launch in October at US$399

NEWS / 18 Mar 2016

The VR headset costs less than the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and it sees approximately 50 compatible games at launch.

PlayStation 4 is Sony's fastest-selling console ever

PlayStation 4 is Sony's fastest-selling console ever

NEWS / 01 Dec 2015

According to Sony, it has just sold over 30 million PlayStation 4 consoles, making it the company's fastest-selling console ever.

New Call of Duty Limited Edition PS4 unveiled

New Call of Duty Limited Edition PS4 unveiled

NEWS / 28 Sep 2015

It seems like Sony's releasing a new limited edition PS4 with every major game release. Batman: Arkham Knight had one, Destiny had one, Metal Gear Solid V had one and now, Call of Duty: Black Ops III will have one.

Sony's Project Morpheus has a new name

Sony's Project Morpheus has a new name

NEWS / 17 Sep 2015

As we slowly inch forward to the Q1 2016 release Sony has set for its VR headset, the company has finally settled on the final name for its virtual reality headset that was formerly called Project Morpheus.

The PS4 is getting a price drop, more bundles

The PS4 is getting a price drop, more bundles

NEWS / 17 Sep 2015

The Tokyo Game Show 2015 is in full swing and already a whole slew of announcements have come out from Japanese gaming giant, Sony. They include a price drop for the Playstation 4 as well as new bundles, new colors for peripherals and the PS Vita and PS4 models with 1TB HDDs. More details inside!

Strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones helped Sony post US$780 million profit

Strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones helped Sony post US$780 million profit

NEWS / 31 Jul 2015

Sony had a fine Q1 2015, posting an overall operating profit of US$780 million thanks to strong sales of PlayStations and camera sensors for smartphones.

Sony's remade the PS4 to be lighter, uses less power

Sony's remade the PS4 to be lighter, uses less power

NEWS / 23 Jun 2015

The current leader of the current console generation, the Playstation 4 has just been tweaked by Sony. It's now lighter and is more energy efficient.

Sony comments on PS4 backwards compatibility

Sony comments on PS4 backwards compatibility

NEWS / 18 Jun 2015

With Microsoft's Xbox One gaining the ability to play supported Xbox 360 games, one wonders then if Sony has similar plans for in store for the PS4.

Spotify gives you more music to game by on Sony devices

Spotify gives you more music to game by on Sony devices

NEWS / 31 Mar 2015

Spotify comes to a boatload of Sony devices. You'll never be without streaming music ever again.

Sony's 'Yukimura' firmware arrives on the PS4, brings more features

Sony's 'Yukimura' firmware arrives on the PS4, brings more features

NEWS / 26 Mar 2015

The latest firmware update has just hit Sony's Playstation 4. Does it add anything that's worth it?

Dreams to reality: Project Morpheus coming early 2016

Dreams to reality: Project Morpheus coming early 2016

NEWS / 09 Mar 2015

GDC 2015 had a lot of important announcements made by different companies regarding VR. Valve showed off its HTC Vive for the first time, OSVR gained more support and lots more. Of course, Sony's Project Morpheus made some significant announcements too and we have the details inside.

Despite doubling sales, Xbox One still outsold by PlayStation 4 in June

Despite doubling sales, Xbox One still outsold by PlayStation 4 in June

NEWS / 21 Jul 2014

Despite recording doubled sales for the month of June, Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console still found itself outsold by Sony's PlayStation 4.

Sony Says PlayStation 4 Already Profitable, Officially Enters China Market

Sony Says PlayStation 4 Already Profitable, Officially Enters China Market

NEWS / 26 May 2014

According to Sony, its PlayStation 4 console is already profitable. It also officially announced that it will be entering the Chinese market, following the temporary lift on bans on gaming consoles.

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.

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