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Sony just added ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ and ‘God of War’ to its all-you-can-play streaming service, and cut the price in half to $10 a month

Sony has announced a price cut for PlayStation Now, the company’s video game streaming service. For $US10 per month, players can stream hundreds of PlayStation games directly to their PS4 or PC. PlayStation Now subscribers can also download PlayStation 4 games to their console. The new price matches Microsoft’s Xbox […]
Sony just added ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ and ‘God of War’ to its all-you-can-play streaming service, and cut the price in half to $10 a month
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How to record gameplay on your PS4, edit it, and share it online

You can record gameplay in most PS4 games by simply double-pressing the Share button on your controller while playing a game. Gameplay will record for 15 minutes, or until you double-press the Share button a second time. The videos will be saved to your PS4’sCapture Gallery. You can also use […]
How to record gameplay on your PS4, edit it, and share it online
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How to appear offline on a PS4 in 2 different ways

You can appear offline on a PS4 even when you’re actively using the gaming system. It’s possible to appear offline on a PS4 before you log in, as long as you choose that setting when you log in. You can also choose to appear offline on a PS4 at any […]
How to appear offline on a PS4 in 2 different ways
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How to update games on a PS4 in 2 different ways

It’s easy to update games on a PS4 in two different ways. You can set up automatic updates on a PS4 so your games will update whenever one is available, even if your PS4 is in standby mode. You can also update games on your PS4 manually by using the […]
How to update games on a PS4 in 2 different ways
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How to charge a PlayStation 4 controller using your PS4 console

To charge a PS4 controller, you should connect it to the PlayStation 4 console with a USB cable while the console is on or in Rest Mode. A fully depleted PS4 controller battery will require approximately two hours to recharge to full capacity. You can check the progress of the […]
How to charge a PlayStation 4 controller using your PS4 console
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Millennials reveal their 105 favourite brands, from Olive Garden to Amazon

Millennials are an important demographic for brands to win over. Their shopping habits can sometimes make or break an industry. The marketing agency Moosylvania has compiled its annual “Millennials’ Top 100 Brands” list for 2019 after surveying 1,000 millennial consumers. From Netflix to Adidas, here are the brands that made […]
Millennials reveal their 105 favourite brands, from Olive Garden to Amazon
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The creators of 2019’s biggest new game are in hot water after calling fans ‘a–hats’ and ‘freeloaders’

The biggest new game of 2019 is “Apex Legends,” a free-to-play battle-royal first-person shooter from EA’s Respawn Entertainment. “Apex Legends” recently added a new limited-time mode that fans criticised because of its expensive loot boxes and the way its microtransactions were structured. The team behind “Apex Legends,” Respawn Entertainment, altered […]
The creators of 2019’s biggest new game are in hot water after calling fans ‘a–hats’ and ‘freeloaders’
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How to properly clean a PS4 console, on both the exterior and interior

You should clean your PS4 occasionally to prevent overheating and eventual hardware failure. If your PS4 has become louder than usual, there’s likely dust built up inside that’s making the cooling fan’s job harder. Remember that an important part of cleaning any gaming console is also cleaning the area where […]
How to properly clean a PS4 console, on both the exterior and interior
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President Trump’s latest tariffs on imports from China could make smartphones and computers more expensive, but the White House doesn’t think so

Consumer electronics like smartphones and computers could become more expensive when Trump’s new 10% tariff on imports from China announced on August 1 are implemented on September 1. The White House believes that China would bear the burden of the tariffs, not the US consumer. However, some evidence contradicts the […]
President Trump’s latest tariffs on imports from China could make smartphones and computers more expensive, but the White House doesn’t think so
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Forget about 2019 — early 2020 is jam-packed with 6 major game launches

With new PlayStation and Xbox consoles scheduled to arrive next year, a gaggle of major games are getting pushed out before it’s too late. Among those games are massive, highly anticipated games like “Final Fantasy VII Remake” and “Cyberpunk 2077.” As a result, this holiday season is a bit lighter […]
Forget about 2019 — early 2020 is jam-packed with 6 major game launches
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After years of mysterious teases, the next major game from the legendary creator of the ‘Metal Gear’ franchise was finally detailed — here’s everything we know

A highly-anticipated game set to arrive this November is coming exclusively to the PlayStation 4 – it’s called “Death Stranding.” Since being announced in June 2016, several bizarre trailers for the game have been released. They offered little explanation of what players would do in the game, or what the […]
After years of mysterious teases, the next major game from the legendary creator of the ‘Metal Gear’ franchise was finally detailed — here’s everything we know
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Gruelling, 100-hour work weeks and ‘crunch culture’ are pushing the video game industry to a breaking point. Here’s what’s going on.

Video games are a multi-billion-dollar, international industry; the once-niche medium has gone mainstream. Video game development, however, remains stuck in the past – game developers across the spectrum report archaic business practices. The issues with game development have come to a head in the past six months, with repeated reports […]
Gruelling, 100-hour work weeks and ‘crunch culture’ are pushing the video game industry to a breaking point. Here’s what’s going on.
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14 reasons why now is the perfect time to buy a PlayStation 4

Sony’s PlayStation 4 is one of the most popular game consoles ever made, with nearly 100 million units sold since launch in 2013. In the last six years, dozens of excellent games have arrived on the console – and many have dropped in price since launching. Better still: You can […]
14 reasons why now is the perfect time to buy a PlayStation 4
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Microsoft has barred ‘Minecraft’ creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from participating in the game’s 10-year anniversary because of comments he’s made online

“Minecraft” creator Markus “Notch” Persson became a billionaire when he sold “Minecraft” to Microsoft in 2014. At the same time, Persson disconnected from the game and its ongoing development. In the years since, he’s made a number of offensive public statements. Microsoft has moved to distance “Minecraft” from Persson, and […]
Microsoft has barred ‘Minecraft’ creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from participating in the game’s 10-year anniversary because of comments he’s made online
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The next PlayStation won’t arrive until May 2020 at the earliest

Sony’s next PlayStation console is deep in development, but it still has a long way to go until it’s available to buy. The next PlayStation console, widely expected to be named PlayStation 5, won’t arrive until May 2020 at the earliest. That’s according to Sony, which told reporters that it […]
The next PlayStation won’t arrive until May 2020 at the earliest
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It’s the worst time to buy a PlayStation 4

Sony’s PlayStation 4 is one of the most popular game consoles ever made, with nearly 100 million units sold since launch in 2013. But if you haven’t already bought one, there’s at least one very good reason to wait for the PlayStation 5: It’s going to run PlayStation 4 games […]
It’s the worst time to buy a PlayStation 4
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The stunningly detailed re-creation of Notre-Dame Cathedral in an ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game could help with the rebuilding efforts. Here’s what it looks like up close.

A fire ravaged the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild the 800-year-old landmark. French game publisher Ubisoft, the company behind “Assassin’s Creed Unity,” could be an unlikely source of help: The game contains a lavishly detailed, historically accurate depiction of Notre-Dame […]
The stunningly detailed re-creation of Notre-Dame Cathedral in an ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game could help with the rebuilding efforts. Here’s what it looks like up close.
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8 reasons why ‘Apex Legends’ is the best Battle Royale game available

Two months after its surprise launch, “Apex Legends” continues to set the standard for the wildly popular – and wildly competitive – Battle Royale game genre. It is, by far, the best-playing Battle Royale game available today. As a testament to its success, “Fortnite” has begun lifting ideas from “Apex […]
8 reasons why ‘Apex Legends’ is the best Battle Royale game available
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The PlayStation 4 is finally getting one of its most requested features

Sony is finally giving PlayStation 4 owners a long-requested feature: the ability to change their PlayStation Network (PSN) IDs. PSN IDs are essentially online usernames on the PS4 – a holdover from the PlayStation 3 era of Sony game consoles. Because of the way that PSN was built, there was […]
The PlayStation 4 is finally getting one of its most requested features
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The first huge update to 2019’s biggest game is worth every penny

The first major addition has arrived in “Apex Legends,” the wildly popular new Battle Royale game. The “Wild Frontier” expansion includes the first new character, Octane, and the game’s first Battle Pass – a massive set of unlockable items tied to your level. At $US9.50, the Battle Pass is an […]
The first huge update to 2019’s biggest game is worth every penny
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Starting now, you can finally play PlayStation 4 games on your iPhone

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has a function called “Remote Play” that lets owners play their PS4 games from other devices. The feature was touted during the introduction of the PlayStation 4 in 2013 and has been rolling out to various devices in the past several years. Starting this week, PlayStation 4 […]
Starting now, you can finally play PlayStation 4 games on your iPhone
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PlayStation VR is my favourite new party trick

The PlayStation 4 is the most popular game console in the world, with over 91 million units sold. PlayStation VR, a $US200 package that turns your PS4 into a virtual-reality gaming rig, is easily my favourite accessory for the system. Sony was kind enough to send me a PlayStation VR […]
PlayStation VR is my favourite new party trick
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The best characters to play in ‘Apex Legends,’ ranked

“Apex Legends” is the biggest game of 2019, and tens of millions of people are already playing it on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. It’s the latest hit in the Battle Royale genre, which is known for blockbusters like “Fortnite” and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.” One major twist in “Apex Legends” […]
The best characters to play in ‘Apex Legends,’ ranked