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Tag: Ps4

PlayStation Network Accounts Finally Get Two-Factor Authentication

PlayStation Network Accounts Finally Get Two-Factor Authentication
You have to take online security seriously these days and two-factor authentication is a good way to reduce the odds that your account will be hacked. Since most PlayStation Network members have their credit cards on file, we don’t want our accounts compromised.

Two PS4 Redesigns Are Coming, Here Is One of Them (Maybe)

Two PS4 Redesigns Are Coming, Here Is One of Them (Maybe)
Fans have been hearing about rumors of a PS4 redesign for a while. Now, there’s an image which showed up in an online classified listing for an unreleased “slim line” PS4 that is thinner and rounder than the original.
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Sony PlayStation VR System Gets a Launch Date and Price

Sony PlayStation VR System Gets a Launch Date and Price
PlayStation VR is Sony’s virtual reality headset that is set to compete with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. They have been working on this VR system for a while and many are already set to buy it no matter the cost, but there has been one problem that we all have.

Steam on PS4 Hack: Steamote Play

Steam on PS4 Hack: Steamote Play
Alert the masters! YouTuber OsirisX must be banished, for they have orchestrated an unholy union. OsirisX installed Arch Linux on a PlayStation 4 that still had version 1.76 of its firmware, and then installed Steam on the desktop OS.

Two Years Later: Xbox One vs PS4

Two Years Later: Xbox One vs PS4
It’s been a couple years since the PS4 and Xbox One were released – and man, have the consoles evolved since then. Let’s take a look at where they stand now, who has the better games, and which is more worthwhile for you to buy in our PS4 vs Xbox One comparison.

PlayStation VR Launch Bundle Pre-orders Kick Off Today

PlayStation VR Launch Bundle Pre-orders Kick Off Today
I’m not sold on virtual reality gaming just yet. It’s interesting to think of the potential, but I want to see some cool games before I spend my cold hard cash. If you are a PS4 fan and have been wanting to get in on the VR action early, today is the day when pre-orders for the Playstation VR Launch Bundle kick off.

Toast Wood Veneer for PS4 & Xbox One: Cross-platform Costume

Toast Wood Veneer for PS4 & Xbox One: Cross-platform Costume
Give your current gen consoles a dash of Intellivision and Atari style with Toast’s wood veneers. They’re made of ash, bamboo, walnut or ebony and can be customized with laser engraving. Polygon got a sample for the PS4 and they say the panels can easily be installed in 20 minutes.

Nyko Type Pad PS4 Mini Keyboard: QWERTY Awaits

Nyko Type Pad PS4 Mini Keyboard: QWERTY Awaits
The PS4’s touchpad makes it easier to use the console’s virtual keyboard, but nothing beats the real deal, like Nyko’s new Type Pad for the current gen PlayStation. This isn’t the first mini keyboard that fits into the DualShock 4, but it is the first one to have dedicated @ and .com keys.

PS4 & Xbox One Shoebox Skins: Player Edition

PS4 & Xbox One Shoebox Skins: Player Edition
Dress your current-gen console in alternate colorways with Clockwork Signage’s shoebox-themed skins. They have Nike, Jordan, Adidas and New Balance skins for both the PS4 and Xbox One. It’s not clear in the photos but the Jordan and Nike skins are available for both consoles.

Batman: Arkham Knight PS4 Console: The Silvery-Grey Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight PS4 Console: The Silvery-Grey Knight
Dammit Sony, why must you tempt me with cool special edition consoles when I already have one that works just fine, but is severely lacking in Batman graphics? Sony recently announced plans to release this limited-edition Batman: Arkham Knight-themed PlayStation 4 bundle, and it looks awesome.

Metal Gear Solid V Maroon PS4 is Quite Fetching

Metal Gear Solid V Maroon PS4 is Quite Fetching
I’m not the type to really care what color my game consoles are. I mean, if there were a choice other than black for a PS4, say a nice blue or red, I’d opt for something else.

DIY PlayStation 4 Controller Battery Upgrade: Dual the Shock

DIY PlayStation 4 Controller Battery Upgrade: Dual the Shock
One of the PlayStation 4’s worst flaws is the short battery life of its controller. The DualShock 4’s always on LED exacerbates the issue, but the fact is it has a low-capacity battery. You can buy Nyko’s external battery to alleviate the issue, or you can go the DIY route and follow Redditor AtariXL’s guide.

Risk Lands on Xbox One and PS4 Consoles

Risk Lands on Xbox One and PS4 Consoles
I remember playing the board game Risk growing up. It always seemed like you needed to carve out an entire day to play it. People would always start backing out of the game and wanting to do something else when it was clear they were losing.

ColorWare 24K Gold Plated PS4 & Xbox One Controllers: Next Gen Bling

ColorWare 24K Gold Plated PS4 & Xbox One Controllers: Next Gen Bling
Gold-plated Xbox One and PlayStation 4 case mods exist, but obviously they cost thousands of dollars. If you want your gaming system to have some of that shine yet still keep both of your kidneys, you might want to settle for ColorWare’s limited edition 24-karat gold-plated Xbox One controllers.

Nyko PS4 Data Bank Adds Room for 3.5″ Hard Drives: Bigger Brain, Bigger Noggin

Nyko PS4 Data Bank Adds Room for 3.5″ Hard Drives: Bigger Brain, Bigger Noggin
One thing the Xbox One has over the PS4 is that Microsoft’s console can use external USB drives to store game data. You can upgrade the PS4’s internal drive, but it only has room for 2.5″ drives.

Sony PS4 Yakuza Editions Won’t Cut off Your Finger

Sony PS4 Yakuza Editions Won’t Cut off Your Finger
In most of the movies I have ever seen about the Yakuza, if you do something wrong you have to cut off your own finger. I don’t think most of us would want to be in the Yakuza for real, but we probably would like to play the new Yakuza Zero game that will land this spring.
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