Sony Seems Ridiculously Proud of the PS5’s SSD

Wired has yet another exclusive look at the Sony PS5. Yesterday, Wired’s Peter Rubin detailed a recent visit to Sony’s California HQ where he checked out a dev console, played a few demos, and got a few more details on the PS5 – including release date and ray tracing facts. But the bulk of the piece – and seemingly the bulk of the message Sony is trying to convey – is that solid-state drives are brilliant. Read More >>

You Can Now Change Your PSN Online ID – But There Are a Few Things You Need to Know

At long last, Sony announced it will let you change your online ID on PSN. That said, before you rush to your PlayStation 4 to change that embarrassing handle you’ve had since middle school, there are a few caveats to keep in mind. Read More >>

Finally, iOS Users Can Get PS4 Remote Play

Big news in PlayStation world: iPhone and iPad users can finally use the official PS4 Remote Play app that Xperia users have had for about five years (not an exaggeration). Read More >>

Fortnite Won

Fortnite did it. The battle royale game, which has become wildly popular over the last year, appears to have finally led to Sony’s capitulation. Because Sony, which has refused to play nice with other gaming platforms, will now offer cross-play, and the first game getting support is Fortnite. Read More >>

The Opening of Detroit: Become Human Is Some Dumb-Butt Science Fiction

The concerns at the heart of Detroit: Become Human are readily apparent almost from the very start: the existential crisis faced by androids that look and behave like people but are treated like things. But its lofty ambitions get hamstrung at the very start by some incredibly heavy-handed moments of shlock. Read More >>

Sony Makes An Effort To Make Video Streaming Less Frustrating

You can't please humans, we've now got to the point where we can basically watch an unlimited about of TV over the internet. But we're not happy, and why? Because we have to jump in and out of different apps, that's why. So Sony is making a change to the PS4 which will see all your video in one place. Read More >>

Here Are Some Of The Highlights From PSX

The Playstation Experience just wrapped up in Anaheim, California, with a huge list of new games, re-releases, remasters and sequels. If you're looking to catch up, here's what you might have missed: Read More >>

PS4 Pro Is the Most Powerful Console Ever Built, But You Might Not Notice

There’s a moment playing Infamous First Light, as the heroine made of light climbs up a wall in pitch black darkness, that I fully appreciate the hype around the PS4 Pro. The woman is a multicoloured bundle of light particles and thanks to HDR, I can make out each particle and note the way they each cast their own vibrant glow on on the red brick wall. Normally, she’d be a big blob of light, but high dynamic range gives you details in moments of extreme brightness and extreme darkness. I’m watching the next big step in video games, and it is extraordinary. Read More >>

How To Make Your PS4 or Xbox One Look Like a Retro NES

Let’s be real for a second: The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One designs are hideous. Both are great gaming consoles, but their cases employ the same look of every generic VCR from the 1980s. Thankfully, Etsy store-owner Decalgirl has a fix for that problem. Read More >>

The Non-Existing PS4 Slim Has Now Been Taken Apart on Video

That slimline PS4 that Sony still hasn't officially announced has now been acquired, taken apart and exposed to the world by one of those looky-insidey sites, meaning that we can now see the inner workings of the machine that technically doesn't even exist. Read More >>

PS4 Slim Definitely a Real Thing, Yours Today Through eBay Scalpers for £400

If you want to pay an extortionate price to buy something that's sole reason to exist is to be cheap, great news! The redesigned slimline PS4 that leaked earlier this week is now for sale in slightly larger quantities, with the thing popping up on eBay for prices upwards of £400. Read More >>

Sony Brings ‘Full’ PC and Mac Love to DualShock 4 With New Dongle

The dongle. Nothing’s sexier than the dongle. Well aware of the fact, Sony’s just unveiled the DualShock 4 USB wireless adaptor, a $24.99 (£19) stick that’s set to land on September 15th. Read More >>

That PS4 Slim Seems to be the Real Deal

Eurogamer seems to have confirmed the PS4 Slim on Gumtree was the real deal. How? By sending someone round to the buyer to look at it. They promise to have more on the updated console soon. Read More >>

Supposed PS4 Slim Leaks Online [Updated]

Update (15:44): Eurogamer claims to have confirmed the PS4 Slim on Gumtree was the real deal. They promise to have more on it soon. It looks like my conclusion was completely wrong, but you can't blame me for being sceptical. It'll be interesting to get a proper look and see how the new console actually compares to its older brother. Read More >>

The Moment No Man’s Sky Turned Me Into That Matthew McConaughey GIF

Yep. You know the one. The Interstellar one. This one: Read More >>