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A PlayStation Network outage is affecting certain games

Just a day after a massive Xbox Live outage, Sony’s PlayStation Network has been experiencing issues for several hours. The problem on this end is a bit different, and based on reports may only affect certain games. Sony’s PSN Status page reports that “You might have difficulty launching games, apps, or network features” on platforms …

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade leads latest PlayStation game-reveal event

Yuffie—a beloved hero who is in the original Final Fantasy VII but not its existing remake—returns to the remake’s… remake. Square Enix Yuffie in a Moogle suit! Square Enix Yuffie removes her Moogle hood so as to better examine some Materia. Square Enix Yuffie leaps off of her battling partner’s blade to dive-attack a foe. …

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‘Final Fantasy XIV’ PS5 beta starts on April 13th

More than ten years after its troubled launch, Final Fantasy XIV is coming to yet another PlayStation console. During a reveal event Friday night, Square-Enix announced an open beta for PS5 will start April 13th. On the new system, the MMORPG will run in 4K resolution, and promises vastly improved performance. The company also announced …

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Destruction AllStars review: Amazing PS5 car combat, in spite of speedbumps

Cars blow up real good in Destruction AllStars, now out on PlayStation 5. Sony Interactive Entertainment The glowing neon and endless reflections may look tacky in screenshot form, but they fit neatly into the course of real gameplay, as subtler, handsome accents on your high-octane combat. Activate your supercar ability to do things like saw …

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Sony has already sold more than 4.5 million PS5s

Engadget Sony never seemed to have enough PlayStation 5 stock since it launched, but still managed to sell 4.5 million of the consoles in 2020 — matching PS4 sales during that console’s 2013 launch quarter. Combined with sales of 1.4 million PS4 units, Sony’s gaming business had its best fiscal quarter in history with 883.2 …

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‘God of War’ gets a 60 fps and 4K patch for PS5 tomorrow

Santa Monica Studio / Sony One of the PlayStation 4’s best exclusives is finally getting a next-gen upgrade. Sony will release a free PS5 optimization patch for 2018’s God of War tomorrow, giving you an excuse to replay the game before its sequel comes out later this year. With the update, the console will render …

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Resident Evil VIII gets May release date, massive preview, playable demo

We’re suckers for classic leading women in giant hats. Unclear amounts of evil are just a bonus. Welcome to the new face of fear in Resident Evil VIII, coming May 7 to PC and consoles. Capcom An all-woman, all-spooky posse haunts and hounds you in Resident Evil VIII‘s spooky mansion. Capcom Towering over you once …

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Five must-play games for your new PS5

It’s that special time of year when the air is crisp, the holiday cheer is overwhelming and the only thing that sounds appealing is curling up on the couch with a big blanket and a brand new video game console. Luckily, the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 launched just over a month ago, and …

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HBO Max patches its Roku hole six months after launch

Enlarge / Whip it good, HBO Max. Aurich Lawson / HBO Max As 2020 draws to a close, HBO Max’s 2020 stumble into the streaming-video fray has begun smoothing out, and the subscription service will soon seal its biggest North American gap: a spot on the Roku marketplace. Starting tomorrow, December 17, North American Roku …

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HBO Max has landed on PS5

Aaron Souppouris/Engadget If you’ve been lucky enough to get your hands on a PlayStation 5, you can now use it to watch HBO Max. The service has landed on the console ahead of the December 25th streaming premiere of Wonder Woman 1984. Xbox Series X and Series S owners have had access to HBO Max …

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