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PlayStation Now Hands On: Hey This Thing Actually Works

So PlayStation Now works. Like really. Like what the heck are you sure there isn’t a PlayStation tucked away behind this TV and hidden somehow behind this Vita works. It’s incredible because it doesn’t feel incredible, if that makes any sense. You can play streaming games without any game console, and that’s pretty damn impressive.


PS4 Owners Watch Three Times As Much Porn As Xbox One Owners

According to online porn rental service SugarDVD, three times as many PS4 users as Xbox One users signed up for the site’s console app. The data was taken from the month of December, and as Buzzfeed points out, while there were 3.4 million PS4s sold in comparison to the 2.4 million Xbox Ones, that still doesn’t explain such a huge disparity in the groups’ predilections for porn.


Important PSA: Update Gadget Gifts Before You Wrap Them

So you pulled out the big guns and you got your son (age 27 or otherwise) a console. You’re justifiably excited about the Christmas morning surprise, but there’s one thing you must absolutely remember to take care of before you wrap that gadget gift: Day one updates. Trust us.


Best For Music: PS4 Or Xbox One?

Let’s get one thing out of the way: Nobody buys a gaming console for music. Yes, modern consoles increasingly run all kinds of non-game apps — especially the entertainment kind — as the manufacturers of just about every type of consumer electronics aim to be the primary interface between people and their favourites 1s and 0s.


Dick Smith Is Screwing Playstation 4 Pre-Order Customers

Tell me if this sounds right to you: Dick Smith is holding 300 units of the most pre-ordered console of all time to ransom tonight. It won’t let people just walk in and buy them, nor will it sell them to people who have had theirs on order for months. Instead, Dick Smith will essentially raffle them off to garner faux consumer interest in their Facebook page and midnight launch “event”. Mark at Kotaku has the full report on this shaky conduct. [Kotaku]


What The Xbox One, PS4 And Wii U Tell Us About The Future Of Consoles

Most pieces of technology — like smartphones, TVs, and even computers — are replaced by new models every six or 12 months. Game consoles, on the other hand, are meant to last for at least five years. Which means that every generation is a true milestone of UI, gaming and industrial design. So what does the latest crop tell us about the state of the console?


You Know What? I'm Getting A Wii U

In this corner, the Xbox One, with its (mostly) all-knowing Kinect. In the opposite, the PS4, with hardcore gamer cred to spare. If you listen to most pundits — including us! — that’s the full reckoning of the battle for your console dollars. Me? I’m buying a Wii U. And maybe you should too.


Xbox One Or PS4?

The next generation of gaming consoles is finally, finally here. The PS4 and the Xbox One are both lovely in their own lovely ways, but you’d be crazy to get both. So which one — if any — do you pick?


From PS1 To PS4, It's A PlayStation Family Reunion

The PlayStation family has a lot of stylish members — and one very upright, ashen patriarch that started it all. Let’s take a look at how their aesthetics evolved.


PS4 Teardown: Beautiful Outside, Tidy Inside

The PS4 has landed, and it’s great — but what lurks beneath its slick, slanted frame? Fortunately, that’s not something you need to keep wondering, because iFixit has gone and torn the console down so we can all see the guts within.