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Wii U purchase intent jumps 50% as PS4 falls post-E3

Wii U purchase intent jumps 50% as PS4 falls post-E3

The number of consumers who say they plan on buying a Wii U doubled after E3 in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Ratchet & Clank Collection lands on US Vitas this week

Ratchet & Clank Collection lands on US Vitas this week

The Ratchet & Clank Collection will arrive tomorrow for US Vita owners, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:19AM in News
Naughty Dog promises 'very stable' 60fps for The Last of Us: Remastered

Naughty Dog promises 'very stable' 60fps for The Last of Us: Remastered

The inclusion of an optional toggle between 30 and 60 frames per second in PS4 title The Last of Us: Remastered doesn’t mean that 60fps support is flaky.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 4:01PM in News
PS4 top-selling console for sixth consecutive month in US

PS4 top-selling console for sixth consecutive month in US

PlayStation 4 led US hardware sales for the sixth consecutive month and remains the life-to-date leader for next-gen hardware, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 5:53AM in News

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PlayStation Gamescom press conference confirmed for August 12th

PlayStation Gamescom press conference confirmed for August 12th

The PlayStation Gamescom press conference will take place on August 12th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 17th 2014 at 1:02PM in News
The Last of Us: Remastered offers optional 30fps lock

The Last of Us: Remastered offers optional 30fps lock

PS4 owners will have the option of locking The Last of Us: Remastered to 30fps, developer Naughty Dog has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2014 at 2:23PM in News
Sony says PS4 is targeting lapsed Wii owners

Sony says PS4 is targeting lapsed Wii owners

PS4 may have enjoyed big popularity with core gamers, but Sony says the machine is also successfully targeting the Wii generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 2:03PM in News
PS4 attracting higher Chinese interest than Xbox One

PS4 attracting higher Chinese interest than Xbox One

A survey conducted by a Chinese news outlet suggests that PS4 is attracting more buyer interest than Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 1:11PM in News

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Sony admits PS4 is a tougher sell in Japan

Sony admits PS4 is a tougher sell in Japan

PS4 has been a smash hit in the West but has struggled to take off in Japan since its arrival in the region in February.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

An alternative colour for the PS4 is due to hit European retailers later this year, SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Uncharted series 'a good candidate' for PS4 re-release

Uncharted series 'a good candidate' for PS4 re-release

Uncharted 4 is currently in development for PS4, but perhaps one Uncharted game simply isn’t enough for Nathan Drake.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
PS4 remains the favoured platform amongst European developers

PS4 remains the favoured platform amongst European developers

Sony’s PS4 has for the second year in a row been named as the console platform of choice amongst European developers, GDC data suggests.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:41PM in News

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Why Sony didn't include the camera with PS4

Why Sony didn't include the camera with PS4

Keeping the PlayStation Camera out of the standard PlayStation 4 bundle was both a wise and necessary decision, Sony has argued.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Sony re-wrote its E3 PS4 presentation after Xbox One fan backlash

Sony re-wrote its E3 PS4 presentation after Xbox One fan backlash

The fury with which Microsoft was confronted after its Xbox One digital policies were unveiled shaped what Sony showed on stage in its own E3 presentation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Sony considered shipping PS4 without a hard drive

Sony considered shipping PS4 without a hard drive

PS4 designers at one stage contemplated releasing the system without a hard drive, Sony Computer Entertainment boss Andrew House has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
Sony didn't believe PlayStation 'would ever be a major part' of its business

Sony didn't believe PlayStation 'would ever be a major part' of its business

PlayStation was viewed extremely negative from large parts of Sony before it launched, Andrew House revealed at Develop Conference today.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:40AM in News

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: The House that PlayStation Built

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The House that PlayStation Built

Back in 2011, days before Andrew House moved to Japan to become CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, MCV sat down with him to conduct his final interview as Sony Europe ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Destiny's beta will take place later this month as two four-day runs on PlayStation hardware and one four-day run on Xbox consoles, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 1:58AM in News
VIDEOS: Impressive Driveclub shorts show off weather effects

VIDEOS: Impressive Driveclub shorts show off weather effects

Well, if these videos are representative of the final game then Driveclub is possibly the best looking racing game ever made.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 4:27PM in News
Retail listings for Beyond: Two Souls crop up online

Retail listings for Beyond: Two Souls crop up online

2013 PS3 title Beyond: Two Souls could be the next game in line for a next-gen re-release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

Sony will be bundling its upcoming racer DriveClub with PS4 hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
It sounds like BioShock on Vita is not happening

It sounds like BioShock on Vita is not happening

All hope of a Vita version of BioShock appears to be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

UPDATE: Microsoft has clarified that Harrison was referring to the previous 5m shipped figure and was not citing new numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

PS4 is still riding the crest of its strong launch wave but there is one criticism the machine has regularly faced it’s concerning the lack of triple-A releases for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:54PM in News
US Vita supplies are running low

US Vita supplies are running low

It’s apparently quite hard to get hold of a PlayStation Vita in the US at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:04AM in News