Spotify launches on PS4 and PS3 in the UK

Today's the day: Streaming music service Spotify has launched on Sony's games consoles. Spotify for Playstation gives Spotify Premium subscribers the ability to listen to tracks and playlists on the PS4 - which could be a straightforward way to get your tunes on the living room speakers. On PS4, the app runs in the background,…

Is Mass Effect about to get a HD remaster?

The Xbox One and PS4 could be about to get a re-release of the highly acclaimed Mass Effect trilogy, if one Romanian retailer is to be believed. The, umm, ultra-reliable source is a Romanian online shop, which suggests the game will be coming on the 1st September. Of course, we don't have any confirmation so…

Has the latest GTA5 update downgraded the graphics?

Has the recent software update for the next-gen release of GTA5 downgraded the graphics? That's the allegation being made by gamers who have been comparing version 1.08 of the game to version 1.00. Check out the above video that was posted by a Spanish YouTuber comparing the graphics quality between the two versions and it…

New PS4 system software will finally auto-install software updates

One of the most annoying things about the PS4 is when you have to download updates, and then before you can play a game, you have to wait for it to install them. The good news is that this might soon become a thing of the past. According to ActionTrip, version 2.5 of the PS4's…

PS4 and Xbox One sales up to 3m in the UK – ahead of expectations

A great spot by Videogamer, which has been going through retailer GAME's annual report. It reveals that the install base - in other words the total number of both consoles sold in the UK - is now over 3 million. (3 million over all - not just consoles sold at GAME.) Apparently this is ahead…

Twitch CEO expects phone-style upgrade cycles for home consoles

Emmet Smear, the CEO of game streaming service Twitch has been speculating on the future of the home games console - and has come up with a rather interesting prediction of where consoles could be going in the future. Speaking to The Guardian, Smear suggests consoles could go the way of phones - with new…

Titanfall 2 is coming to PS4 – just as we predicted a year ago

Big news for big mechs today, as CEO of Respawn games Vince Zampella has confirmed that a sequel to last year's Titanfall will not be an Xbox exclusive - but will be coming to PS4 and PC too. According to IGN, he said: "So we're working on a sequel. No official name yet, but we're…

PS4 getting in-game suspend/resume to let you pick up where you left off

Details of the forthcoming version 2.5 PS4 firmware have been leaked - with some useful new features in offing. According to Push Square, the major new feature with the update will be the ability to suspend and resume gameplay - picking up where you left off. So now you'll be able to put your console…

Is a Batman: Arkham Collection coming to PS4 and Xbox One?

As rumours go, this is pretty flakey - but at least there's imagery to back it up. According to some guy on YouTube, it seems we could be looking at a PS4 and Xbox One re-release of the first three Batman: Arkham games - Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, and Arkham Origins. Such a move would…

Sony confirms Project Morpheus specs

Sony sure knows how to excite gamers. Last night the company posted the below tweet, confirming that its Oculus-style VR headset that is currently in development, codenamed Project Morpheus, is nearing its final hardware spec - and that it will run at full 1080p HD at 120fps. Project Morpheus is evolving towards near-final hardware. One…