Similar to the feature that lets you dim the light on your PS4's DualShock controller, your Playstation 4 is filled with useful tricks that you may not know about, especially when all you want to do is pick up and play. One of these useful tricks is the ability to turn your TV on using the PS4 controller.
The infamous Red Ring of Death plagued the Xbox 360 for years, leading people like me over to the PlayStation 3 console. Now it looks like Sony and its new PlayStation 4 are running into the same problems as Microsoft did.
Sony is ready to get into the micro-console gaming fight, with its PlayStation TV set to debut this fall.
It has been 7 long years since the PlayStation 3 was released, which makes it no surprise that over 1 million gamers purchased the new PlayStation 4 this weekend.
The next generation gaming systems are so close to release I can almost taste the plastic. The new PlayStation 4 is set to be released in just a couple days on Friday, November 15th, but if you're like me, there's only one thing preventing you from upgrading in a second.
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The folks over at Sony gave a little teaser of what could be, introducing Playstation Now at this year's CES event in Las Vegas. According to the PlayStation blog, PlayStation Now will function as a streaming game service.
Thanks to the popularity of casual gaming on smartphones, handheld gaming consoles like Sony's PlayStation Vita have been on the decline. But if you own a new PlayStation 4, the Vita is a nice thing to have, since you can easily connect it to your PS4 for Remote Play.
It's sad to say, but the chances of a new system launching without any hitches or glitches is just not realistic. If you're one of the lucky few that has gotten their hands on the new PlayStation 4, or if you are waiting in line right now to get one, the first thing you're going to want to do before gaming is update your software to the newest version. This update isn't required, as most single-player games can be played without an Internet connection and without signing into the PlayStation ...
You know how annoyed you get when you put a quarter into the vending or washing machine and it gets stuck? There's a quiet rage that boils inside you. Now, imagine that quarter is a sixty dollar video game, and it's stuck inside your brand new, four hundred dollar PlayStation 4 system.
So, you've got a brand new PlayStation 4, but unfortunately, you've got "No Signal" now, too. You can't really game or watch movies on your new toy if you can't even bring up the PlayStation menu on your TV screen.
No matter how much of a gamer you are, typing with your PS4 controller is a bitch. Let's just be real. Having to move left, then right, then down, for every single letter can make writing a message very time consuming; so much so that I usually avoid messaging altogether.
It's late and dark, I'm playing Dying Light, and, admittedly, I'm a little creeped out. Working as a grown man's night-light, this is one instance where I actually appreciate the light bar on my PlayStation 4's DualShock controller. But outside of a few particular instances, I generally find it to be quite a nuisance.
Bigger and faster. Two words that are pretty much always wanted no matter what the scenario is. The new PlayStation 4 has been out for only a few hours now and people are already looking for ways to one-up their friends and upgrade their already awesome systems.