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Sony Playstation 4

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Sony PlayStation 4

consumersearch.com
16 March 2014
  • Summary: It's quick, with little lag between scrolling through or switching between menus. You can even access most console settings without having to quit your game. The biggest caveat we spotted is that it's a bit disorganized, but this typically isn't a problem unless you download lots of games or other content.
  • Pros: Beautiful graphics, Powerful hardware, Competitively priced
  • Cons: No backward compatibility with PS3 games, Doesn't play audio CDs or MP3s, Dropped DLNA support
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PlayStation 4 Console

Gaming Evolution
30 December 2013
  • Conclusion: I have spent an extensively long amount of time with this system and I will not hesitate in suggesting you take your 400 dollars and buy this console as soon as you can. Powerful as most gaming PCs, nice interface that isn’t too confusing. The ability to pair your Vita and play all titles and movies and music is an added bonus.
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Overall 10
9.5

Sony PlayStation 4 Review

411mania.com
27 November 2013
  • Excerpt: It’s been 8 long years since the Xbox 360 launched in North America to kick-off the 7th generation of home consoles. Since 2005 we’ve seen the rise of smartphone technology, mobile gaming, social gaming, tablets, and even free-to-play gaming. All of these have been called at one time or another the death blow to traditional video games.
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Sony PlayStation 4

FlatpanelsHD
26 November 2013
  • Conclusion: As we said in the beginning, seven years have passed since the PlayStation 3 came out. It will probably stay around for a few more years, but PlayStation 4 is here to take over. All eyes are now on Sony’s new console and Microsoft’s new Xbox One. We have witnessed how the PS3 and Xbox 360 have changed drastically over the years. New features have been introduced, TV apps have arrived, and games have become much better over the years.
  • Pros: Powerful hardware, Excellent PS4 controller, Amazing graphics & physics rendering, TV apps support, Multitasking, Price
  • Cons: Crippled media functionality, Power consumption, Few great games, Some user interface issues
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Sony PlayStation 4 Review

Unigamesity
19 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Sony’s PlayStation 4: what most in the business call the actual coming of the next generation of gaming – somewhat not including the Wii U in there for some reason – is finally upon us. We now know everything that, up until this point, could have been argued to the nth degree as speculation. Some of us now have it in our hands and some of us are still waiting; some of us will be waiting for a while, some of us are already having technical issues with the systems we have.
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Sony PlayStation 4 review

Digitaltrends
13 November 2013
  • Pros: Powerful hardware hasn’t even reached its full potential, Much-improved DualShock 4 controller, Multitasking allows background downloads, music over games and more, Sharing content is simple, Justifies owning a Vita
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4)

PC Magazine
21 June 2013
  • Conclusion: The first fully redesigned PlayStation in seven long years sports a fresh look, an all-new interface, some unique features, and a much more comfortable controller.
  • Pros: Attractive, compact design. DualShock 4 feels much better than the Sixaxis or DualShock 3 controllers before it. Great streaming support. Many new features.
  • Cons: Most features require a PlayStation Network connection. Non-free-to-play multiplayer requires a PS Plus subscription. DualShock 4 lightbar can't be turned off.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony PlayStation 4

Trusted Reviews
7 March 2014
  • Summary: What's it like to live with the PS4?
  • Pros: Fast performance, Great DualShock 4 controller, Massively improved UI
  • Cons: Needs better PS4 exclusives, Lacks media streaming support, Mandatory game installs
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Overall 7
7.0
Design 8
8.0
Features 7
7.0
Performance 8
8.0

PlayStation 4 review (updated): A great game console for early adopters

CNET
7 February 2014
  • Summary: The PlayStation 4's beautiful graphics, blazing interface, near-perfect controller, and lower price give it a slight edge on the Xbox One -- for now.
  • Pros: The PlayStation 4 serves up dazzling graphics, runs on a simplified and logical interface, and boasts a fantastic controller. It's $100 cheaper than rival Xbox One and has the upper hand on indie and digital-only games. It also doubles as a great Blu-ray player and has plenty of streaming entertainment apps.
  • Cons: There are few must-buy triple-A titles in these early days, and existing PS3 games aren't compatible. The PS4 lacks the robust DLNA compatibility or media playback support which made its predecessor such a great all-around content player. And the promising PlayStation Now and streaming TV services won't be available until later this year.
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Sony PlayStation 4 Australian Review: Gamer's Paradise

Gizmodo
29 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Sony has been carefully brewing the PlayStation 4 to be a gamer’s dream machine. How close did it get to fulfilling your every fantasy, though? Pretty goddamn close, given a bit of time..
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