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PlayStation 4 sales reached the 1 million mark within the console's first 24 hours at retail, Sony announced this morning. The PS4 launched in North America on November 15, so that figure is restricted to the US & Canada; the console comes to Europe on November 29, and Japan on February 22, 201...

November 17th 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Update: The live stream has ended. Watch the live stream replay above. Need for Speed: Rivals, EA's reckless (but not wreck-free) open-world racer, is officially en route. In the meantime, join us as we hurtle down the highways in an Aston Martin – well, once we unlock it. You have to get t...

November 15th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We're rolling out PlayStation 4 review coverage all the way through the launch on Nov. 15. Check out more coverage here! For much of the PlayStation 3's existence, the PlayStation Network was seen as second fiddle to Microsoft's Xbox Live, which offered more content and more features – at a...

November 15th 2013 at 6:22pm 0 Comments
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If you early adopters thought waiting until November 15 for the PlayStation 4 was rough, consider our friends on other continents. The PS4 will reach the Malaysian market on December 20 for 1,799 RM ($561), PlayStation Asia has announced. 23 games will be available at its launch, including Call of...

November 15th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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After all the last-minute shuffling, Sony confirmed its final list of the 23 launch-day PlayStation 4 games in North America. We've integrated the list with our library of news and views on each game (we put some links in), and linked to our reviews where possible. Check it out after the break.

November 15th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony is investigating what it claims is a "very small" number of "isolated" issues with PS4 hardware, after a couple of high-profile games sites reported problems with their newly-acquired devices. Both Kotaku and IGN received consoles unable to output through HDMI, in the latter's case after updat...

November 15th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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You may already be playing some of the games featured in this trailer, or maybe you're stuck waiting for the mail truck to roll in. If you're giving some retailer's shipping info the evil eye, we (well, Xav) feel your pain. Whatever's going on with you today, take three minutes out to watch the So...

November 15th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Some users are having problems connecting to the PlayStation Network, after Sony noted a "very high volume" on the service following the midnight launch of the PS4. There's no word yet as to when these issues are likely to clear up. With hundred of thousands of new consoles in the wild, and a sign...

November 15th 2013 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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The PlayStation 4 returned on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this week with a cuter, cuddlier demo in contrast to Killzone: Shadow Fall. Yet it still led to undue physical violence. Some people, like Fallon, just want to play and have fun with the adorable augmented-reality robots of tech demo The...

November 14th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're among those buying Sony's brand new home console tomorrow and know you will buy-in on PlayStation Plus for a lengthy period of time, then Sony wants to give you more PSN credit. Those that pick up a brand new PS4 and a year-long subscription to PlayStation Plus tomorrow will receive a $1...

November 14th 2013 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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Tomorrow a new generation begins: The PlayStation 4 arrives. Though the PS3 won't be retired immediately, it will be pushed to the side of our shelves in favor of Sony's new console. To bid an affectionate farewell to the outgoing system, some of the Joystiq staff gathered to recall their favori...

November 14th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony is fond of live-action trailers for all things PlayStation 4, and this advertisement for the European launch of Sony's next-gen console is no different. Well, there is, because this time the narrator has a cool accent, and those are always nice. The PS4 will launch in Europe on November 29.

November 14th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments