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It's hard to believe, but the PlayStation 5 will be three years old this November. The console has only recently overcome supply shortages but some are already clamoring for an upgraded model. According to Tom Henderson of InsiderGaming—historically known as a reliable leaker of game information—while the fifth... Read more...
Speaking from experience, it's not a great feeling to flip on a game console and see visual glitches on the screen caused by faulty hardware, or have it not even power up at all. So when I saw a report earlier this week that standing up a PlayStation 5 vertically was a "guaranteed recipe for disaster," I breathed a... Read more...
For over two years, it has been frustratingly difficult to obtain a PlayStation 5 console, unless you were willing to pay outrageous prices by marketplace sellers. That's not to say there have not been a wealth of restocks—they've occurred frequently since the console launched on November 12, 2020, but swarms of... Read more...
Gaming is one of the largest industries in the world. It provides entertainment, interaction, community, and just plain fun. With as many gamers as there are in the world, it's no surprise that accessibility is a big deal. To that end, at CES this year, Sony introduced a new accessibility controller for the... Read more...
You can take your chances that the big guy in a red suit will shimmy down your chimney and bring you what you want this year, or that friends and family members will come through with more than a fruit cake. Or you can take matters into your hands and treat yourself to one more holiday bargains. We've been rounding up... Read more...
Sony is accepting preorders for its premium DualSense Edge wireless controller for the PlayStation 5, which releases in about five weeks (January 26, 2023). It sports several upgrades over the standard DualSense controller, though they apparently come at the expense of battery life. Sony acknowledges this in a... Read more...
Whether you recently scored a PlayStation 5 console or have had it for a while, now is a great time to stock up on related games and accessories. That's because Black Friday discounts on PS5 titles and hardware are in full effect. Even brand new games like Sonic Frontiers are on sale as Sony and its retail partners... Read more...
Sony has finally placed its DualSense Edge wireless controller on preorder, but you will have to wait until next year to get your hands on one. The new "ultra-comfortable controller for PS5" was first announced back in August of this year. Xbox gamers have been able to pick up a premium Xbox controller from... Read more...
Sony is betting big against recessionary forces by ordering the production of two million new PlayStation VR2 headsets, according to a report published today. The number may sound rather small in comparison with typical unit sales for consoles, smartphones, and so on, but this is a big bet in the VR space. For gamers... Read more...
All the major game console makers try their best to lock down the hardware, and they don't take kindly to people working to circumvent their systems. Microsoft had its program against mod chips, Nintendo gets hackers locked up, and Sony had a high-profile case against noted hacker George Hotz in the PS3 era. Another... Read more...
A new rumor suggests the PlayStation 5 could be in for a face lift. Sources are saying the new "D" chassis will also have a special feature that current consoles lack. Currently Sony's highly popular PlayStation 5 console has two configurations available, one with a disc drive, and one without. However, sources... Read more...
It's official—Tekken 8 is in production for the PlayStation 5 and is looking like a strong contender for brawler of the year, based on the first trailer that dropped during Sony's State of Play event. Whether it's ultimately anointed that designation will depend on when exactly it comes out, how it actually fares, and... Read more...
The PlayStation 5 is getting lighter, as Sony looks to ramp up production of the popular gaming console. Along with being lighter, it is thought the new PS5 will also house a new AMD 6nm processor. Just last week, Sony announced it would be increasing the price of its extremely popular PlayStation 5. Now the... Read more...
Gamers have been feeling the effect of inflation when it comes to playing on a PC, but they are now experiencing it with a console as well. Sony has raised the price of its PlayStation 5 console in markets outside the U.S., citing inflation as one of the main factors. Console gamers have enjoyed the same price tier... Read more...
In November of 2020, Sony launched the much anticipated PlayStation 5. The device included an ultra-high speed SSD allowing for significantly fast load times on a console and showcased some very impressive graphical hardware for the small package. Epic Games even showcased an amazing new tech demo for its  Unreal... Read more...
Unless you've been living under a rock you are likely aware of Stray, te game where you play as a stray cat in a dystopian future uncovering the secrets of the world as you explore it. The game has a metacritic score of 84, which is impressively high for a brand new title. Developed by AnnaPurna Interactive, and... Read more...
Sony is facing a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of concealing an alleged defect in its PlayStation 5 console that causes it to "suddenly crash and power down" when playing video games. As an aside, the lawsuit also claims that supply issues have added to the frustration, noting that it's extremely difficult... Read more...
One of the best features of the PlayStation 5 is the ability to upgrade the internal storage with an off-the-shelf solid state drive (SSD). There are certain size and speed requirements, but there are a whole lot of SSDs that are compatible with Sony's latest generation game console. In case you needed added peace of... Read more...
The PlayStation 5 is gigantic for a game console. There's no two ways about it; Sony's latest dedicated gaming system is a beast of a machine that occupies more space than a typical Mini-ITX custom PC. It's bigger than the Falcon Northwest Tiki we just reviewed, and that machine came with a GeForce RTX 3080... Read more...
If you've been pulling your hair out trying to find a PlayStation 5 in stock since it came out, you're probably running out of follicles by now. Making matters worse, it's not uncommon for restock events to include forced bundles or be hidden behind a membership paywall just for a chance at scoring one before the... Read more...
It's hard to believe that it's been a year and a half since the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 came out, and even harder to fathom that they're still difficult to find in stock. That is, unless you're willing to pay an obscene markup by a marketplace seller. Forget that nonsense because if it's the Xbox Series X... Read more...
During an investor briefing, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) CEO Jim Ryan offered a blunt assessment of the PS5 stock situation, saying Sony's ability to supply the market with its latest-generation console is "the one area where we've fallen short of expectations." In the next breath, however, he promised that... Read more...
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