Where to Find the PS4 and Xbox One on Black Friday

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Now that the Xbox One and PS4 are through their launches in the United States, potential buyers are understandably worried about if and where they’ll be able to pick up their choice of console before the holidays. Based on current stock levels and in-stock guarantees from retailers, users shouldn’t have too hard a time picking […]

Finding a PS4 in Stock Will be Easy According to Sony

Expect to see the PS4 in stock during the 2013 holiday season, but not sitting on shelves for long.

If you want to find a PS4 in stock right you’re in for some disappointment, but Sony say’s that won’t be the case for long and plans for a “sufficient supply” of the new PlayStation through the 2013 holiday season. The PS4 release date arrived less than a week ago, and Sony already sold over […]

PS4 Costs $381 to Build, Just $18 Below Retail Price

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It costs $381 to build a single PlayStation 4 console, according to AllThingsD, which is just $18 below the retail price of $399 that Sony is selling it for. This isn’t the first time that the company has sold a gaming console for practically as much as it costs to build it, though. In fact, […]

How to Fix Blinking Blue Light PS4 Problems

A variety of PS4 problems arrived with the release, including a blinking blue light and audio and video output issues.

The first PS4 blinking Blue light problems appeared on Friday as gamers started to play the new console which arrived from Amazon and midnight release events, leading to frustrated gamers and negative reviews for the console. Sony initially addressed the PS4 problems saying that 0.4% of units shipped are affected by problems with the HDMI connection […]

PS4 Sales Hit 1 Million Within 24 Hours

Connect the PS4 DualShock 4 controller with the included cable.

The Xbox One will have a number to beat come this Friday when it officially launches, as Sony has announced that the PS4 has sold over 1 million units within 24 hours of being available to the public. It’s important to note that this only includes sales in US and Canada, so global sales should […]

Should You Buy Digital or Physical games for the PS4 and Xbox One?

Xbox One and PS4 Black Friday Deals may bring big game savings.

Starting today, digital games, that is downloads that travel straight from Microsoft’s and Sony’s own servers to your hard drive. To be fair, both consoles have offered digital titles for years, however the PS4 and Xbox One introduce innovations that finally make buying digital versions of games a valid option for most users. However, having the ability to […]

New PS4 Games Confirmed: Uncharted 4, Early Destiny Beta Access, More

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The PS4 is launching with a versatile set of games today, but that doesn’t mean Sony wants gamers to focus on them. Mere minutes before the console’s launch, Sony took to a stage in New York City to reveal more exclusive experiences for its gaming console. The company started its launch event with news for […]

How to Setup the PS4 (Video)

How to Setup PS4

The PS4 is here and if you need help setting up the PlayStation 4 and connecting your new game console to your HDTV and the Internet here’s a walkthrough to get you on your way to gaming. If you are a parent connecting the PS4 to your HDTV or a gift, you don’t need to […]

PS4 Gets Teardown Treatment, Is Not an iPad

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As expected, the PS4 is now in the hands of the folks at iFixit, and they took the brand-new gaming console and did what anyone would love to do: tear it down to it’s very last component. We’ve been hearing a lot from iFixit lately — mainly because there’s been a lot of new Apple […]

Amazon Selling PS4 and Kindle Fire HDX Bundle for $599

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To celebrate the launch of the PS4 (as well as giving its own products a bit of a promotional boost), Amazon is selling a PS4 bundle that includes a 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablet for $599. This means that you’ll essentially get the Kindle Fire HDX for just $200, which is $30 off the normal […]

Xbox One vs. PS4: Entertainment Apps Compared

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One thing that usually gets lost when discussing consoles is the things they do besides just letting users play video games. If the market  stayed true to its original roots, that wouldn’t be a problem. Today, gamers and console buyers come in all different sizes and with all different expectations. Take Microsoft’s Xbox One and […]

PS4 Remote Play: Does Sony have a Leg Up?

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Most gaming fans will tell anyone who’ll sit still about the console they prefer to play video games on. In fact, most gamers consider their choice of which video game console to play as a sort of life altering decision, a choice that defines who they are and what type of games they prefer. Me? […]

10 Things PS4 Buyers Need to Know

Plug a standard headphone into the PS4 to game without anyone hearing you.

If you plan to buy a PS4 this week, or even this holiday season there are some things you need to know before you buy the new PlayStation. This is the first new PlayStation since 2006, so it’s probably been a while since you purchased a new console at launch. As the PS4 reviews roll […]

PS4 Unboxing Video Shows What’s in the Box for Release Day

The PS4 unboxing video shows buyers what is in the box for release day.

The first official PS4 unboxing video is live, showing gamers what to expect on release day. While this comes much closer to release than Microsoft’s unboxing videos, and with much more theater involved. If you can’t wait for the PS4 release date to see what is inside the PlayStation 4 box, here’s a short video […]

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Available Games at Launch

PS4 controller vs. Xbox One controller.

We’re now just days away from the launch of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One and the two companies are finally providing users with some of the information they need to choose between the two consoles if they are basing their decision on just gaming. Fortunately, the news is great for buyers who prefer […]

PS4, PS3 & PSP Vita Owners Can Grab $5 PSN Credit from Amazon

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Amazon users don’t have to head to the PlayStation online store to purchase downloadable content for their PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4. That’s because the world’s largest online retailer is launching a new PlayStation-focused store front complete with a limited-time special offer. Starting today, users can visit the new Amazon PlayStation Store to […]

Relax, Your Right to Resell PlayStation 4 Games is Safe

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When Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 would not prevent users from sharing and reselling titles that they’d paid for, users rejoiced. Now, just a week before launch, screenshots of the Terms of Service for the PlayStation Network appear to expressly prohibit the resale of games. According to the software usage terms for the European […]

PS4 Apps Revealed: Sony Shares Video Apps and Services

PlayStation 4 UI

PlayStation 4 buyers won’t just have access to a large assortment of video games on the console’s launch day. On November 15th they’ll also have access to a range of applications enabling for a ton of different video services. Sony announced the assortment of applications this morning on the PlayStation Blog. The line-up includes more […]

PlayStation 4 Buyers Will Get Gift Cards and Free Subscriptions

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Users picking up their PlayStation 4 pre-orders next week won’t get just the console, its controller and all the necessary cables. Sony’s also throwing in gift cards for three of its online services absolutely free of charge. According to a blog post today by Sony, users buying the PlayStation 4 this holiday season will receive […]