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PS4 Firmware Update 1.74 is Live, 194 MB

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Sony has just released the latest PS4 firmware, updating the system to 1.74. The update is available in all regions and will take around 60 sections to download and install. “System software stability during use of some features has been improved.” Maybe the next update will ad some better features PS4 fans have been waiting for. Nintendo just released their latest update as well. Via: Dualshockers

The Last of Us Remastered Takes up 50GB of PS4 HDD Space

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The Last of Us Remastered is launching soon on PS4. You’ll need at least 50GB of HDD space to run the title. This information comes from the game’s packaging. Any of you guys picking this one up? Source: VG247

Destiny Beta is Having Major Issues on PS3 and PS4

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I downloaded the Destiny Beta, but I’m getting an error code every time I try to boot it up. It seems like I’m not the only one, as numerous website are reporting that PSN and Bungie’s site are having issues. GGG is reporting Bungie.net is crashing, while error code CE-34632-8 is popping up. Are any of you guys experiencing issues with the Destiny Beta? Let us know in the comments section below. 

Sony’s Andrew House flat out lied Concerning the PS Vita in North America

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On July 2nd, 2014, Polygon published an article quoting Andrew House stating “The U.S. launch of the slimmer and lighter PS Vita has generated strong interest among gamers, and we’re working to replenish supply here to ensure continued momentum leading into the holidays.” Really Sony? Well the NPD numbers are out…..and it doesn’t back up that statement at all. 

June NPD (2014) – PS4 tops Console Sales for the Sixth Consecutive Month

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The PlayStation 4 was the number one console sold in the US for the month of June. However, no actual number was given to how much it sold. Sony issues some bullet point notes on the June NPD past the link.

AlphaOmegaSin Talks the PS Vita

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The PS Vita has been the butt of jokes for a while now due to lack of games and sluggish sales especially compared to the 3DS, but doomed? I decide to weigh in on the subject a bit. Even talk about some must have Vita games. Warning, Strong Language.

Destiny Beta Details – Everything you need to know

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The Destiny Beta will be going live this Thursday, this video will get you prepped for everything need to know before hopping in. You can pre-order the game at GameStop if you want to get a beta code.

Sony is Targeting some of the Wii Crowd with the PS4

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Sony’s Andres House has stated that Sony has an opportunity to welcome in the Wii crowd with the PS4. According to House, their data shows those people are coming in now.

Andrew House Isn’t sure if the Vita Needs its own AAA Games when you can Stream from the PS4

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Sony’s Andrew House discussed the future of the PS Vita in a new interview with IGN, and he seems generally lost on how to go forward with the device in Western territories. 

Legend of Dragoon is on sale for $0.99 in North America

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The PSN flash sale is upon us folks! And you can pick up the classic, Legend of Dragon on PSN for a measly $0.99. There are other titles like Double Dragon Neon, Dyad, and Syphon Filter. Get the full list of titles below.

It’s not About Individual Vita Games any more, says Yoshida

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Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida has discussed with Eurogamer the state of content coming to the PS Vita. And while Yoshida says there are games coming to the system, ‘it’s no longer about the individual Vita games anymore.’

Destiny on PS4 will be a 40GB Download

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Sony Entertainment Network has listed Destiny on the PS4 . The listing says the game will be a hefty 40GB download on Sony’s machine. More details can be found right here. Are any of you guys getting Destiny on the PS4, Xbox One, PS3, or Xbox 360? I’ll be picking up the PS3 version so add me at: BulldoggPride32 on PSN. Via: Gameranx

$359 PS4 from Buy.com Through Ebay

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Buy.com has discounted the PS4 to $359 on eBay. That’s the best deal I’ve seen on the console to this point. Grab your console here.

Rumor – Bloodborne on PS4 gets a Release Window for February 2015

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Industry insider Tidux has hinted that PS4 exclusive Bloodborne will be launching in February of 2015. More details on the alleged release date of From Software’s latest action-rpg can be found at Worlds Factory. What do you guys think of Bloodborne for the PS4? That might be the game that pushes me to purchase a PS4, especially if there is a sweet bundle or free game thrown in like Infamous Second Son.

Sony Offering Early Retirement to Administrative Staff

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As part of Sony’s efforts to cut their administrative costs by about 30% before fiscal 2015, the company is seeking volunteers for an early retirement program starting up on August 1, 2014.

Killzone Shadow Fall has Received a Permanent Price Drop to $19.99 on Amazon

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Amazon has slashed the price of the PS4 shooter Killzone Shadow Fall to $19.99. Best Buy saw what Amazon did, then did the same thing themselves. Hit the hyperlinks to pick up your copy.

Only 30 – 40% of PlayStation Titles Actually make Money, says Yoshida

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Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida has revealed that only 3 or 4 titles out of 10 actually make money that Sony publishes. At a Gamelab panel in Barcelona, Yoshida talked about how many titles do not make money, so it’s up to other titles to cover the cost.

Sony says they Can’t keep up with the Demand for the Vita in North America

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Sony apparently can’t keep up with the demand for the PS Vita in North America. According to our good buddies over at Polygon, the Vita has been absent from store shelves and online retrailers across North America. A Sony spokesperson gave a statement on the matter below.

Freedom Wars will Receive a Retail Release in North America, but Digital Only for Europe

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PlayStation US Blog’s Nick Accordino has confirmed North America will receive a retail version of Freedom Wars for the PS Vita. Unfortunately for Europeans, PlayStation Europe Blog’s Fred Dutton revealed the region will only receive a digital release for the upcoming title.

PlayStation Brand Currently Dominates TV Advertising Spending in the Video Game Industry

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Advertising research firm iSpot claims the video game industry has spent $226.5 million on TV commercials in a span of five months since the start of the new year. The biggest spenders in TV advertising are Sony and Microsoft, and at the moment both companies have only released 8 TV commercials in 2014.

Digimon Cybersleuth Could get a Localization based on fan Petition

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The European arm of Bandai Namco isn’t 100% sure Digimon Story Cybersleuth will have an audience in their region. However, Bandai Namco will consider localizing the title based on fan petitions. Community manager Isshak Gravi said that if the petition reached 50,000 signatures, he would consider localizing the impressive looking Vita title. If you want to help localize the title for Europe, sign the petition here and here. Source: Anime News Network

Freedom Wars – English Story Trailer & New Details

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PlayStation US released Freedom Wars’ story trailer with English subtitles today, along with some details for the upcoming release outside of Japan.