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Sony unlocks the PS4’s seventh CPU core

The PS4 and Xbox One are commonly referred to as eight-core systems. While this technically describes the number of CPU cores in each console, it’s not an accurate way of measuring how many of those CPU cores are actually available. Both Sony and Microsoft reserve a certain number of cores for the operating system to use while games are running — on the Xbox One, MS reserves a single CPU core, while Sony historically reserved two cores on the PlayStation…

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PS4 passes 30 million sales

Sony has announced that its PS4 console has surpassed 30 million sales worldwide. As of November 22, 30.2 million units have been sold since the console's debut two years ago, making it the fastest-selling PlayStation console ever, according to Sony. If sales continue, we could see it become the best-selling console of all time, surpassing even the PS2. Black Friday deals and Christmas sales will push that number even higher, after all. The price of the 500GB PS4 was recently cut to just…

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PlayStation 4 owners will be treated to not one, but two Valkyria Chroniclestitles in 2016

PlayStation 4 owners will be treated to not one, but two Valkyria Chroniclestitles in 2016. A remake of the original game in the tactical RPG series as well as a brand-new entry are in development for the Sony console. The new instalment is called Valkyria: Azure Revolution​, according to Famitsu(via Gematsu). It is set in a world where the Rus Empire attained industrial development and expanded its territory. Meanwhile, a small country called Jutland is economically blockaded​ and is advocating for ​'independence and freedom from colonial rule'. Featured characters include…

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The Crew’s Wild Run expansion arrives

The Crew players can get more out of the game with its newly-released expansion. Available now on Xbox One, PS4 and PC as a free digital download, the Wild Run add-on introduces new specs, missions and vehicles. Fans can try out four new types of vehicles - three Specs and a new family of motorcycles. The action takes place at the new Summit​, which is described as a competition in which players will ​need to prove themselves in a variety of challenges.​ ​According to Ubisoft,…

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Destiny review – an alien invasion best tackled with friends

Destiny: 'for a shared world, it can feel lonely'. Some people like to play the lone hero, some like to team up with friends, and others prefer to test their skills by killing strangers. With its “shared-world shooter”, Destiny (PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360), Bungie wants to gather these players under one roof, but that house is not as open plan as it would have you believe. Destiny represents a dream, the first part of a 10-year story set in a post-apocalyptic…