PlayStation 4 wins “Best hardware” award at Gamescom

PlayStation 4 console
Sony showcased the PlayStation 4 big time at Gamescom in Germany last week, using the event to announce the PlayStation 4 launch date (just as we predicted they would, back in April), and to reveal several new PlayStation 4 games as well.

And the console was well received among gamers and the press at Gamescom, as the PlayStation 4 has officially won the “Best hardware” award at the show. In addition, the “Best console game” was given to Destiny for the PlayStation 4 as well.

Overall, Gamescom saw attendees rise to over 300,000 this year, with all the big console makers and game publishers present. On the first day of the event, Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 launch date: November 15, 2013. They also revealed 15 new games for the console, most of them indie titles.

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  • Ace J

    *sigh* november is taking a long time to get here.

  • rsco6969

    shocker!

  • Guest10000000000000

    Even then, that still doesn’t excuse them from their shitty conference that mentioned “Vita” over 100 times.

    • Ducked

      They needed to mention the Vita 100 times because the handheld is a piece of glass in sand.

      • Guest10000000000000

        LOL

    • The Unknown Legacy

      They were going to do all that during E3 but didn’t have time so they left it all for Gamescom. They’re ready to pull out the big guns in the Tokyo Game Show.

      I understand the video of them saying PS Vita a lot of times is a way for Xbox fanboys to feel good about themselves which proves how low their confidence was. Oh and if we were to compare the Sony’s “failed” conference with Microsoft’s failed E3, at least Sony was about gaming…

    • KosmoCrisis

      Funny, because I clapped at least 100 times during that conference. I find that those who own a Vita and play it, like it. I play games on my Vita daily while my PS3 is mostly for Plus downloads and Netflix/Blu-ray viewing.

      If they didn’t talk about Vita then some smartass would call it a piece of glass in sand, as if to say they were themselves a poetic genius. And Wii U is a glossy paperweight without a multiplayer Batman. And iPhones are wannabe Androids. This is the type of person that isn’t satisfied by anything in life.

      I’ll be enjoying my PS4 from the comfort of my Vita while my wife watches whatever crummy show she chooses. Love thine Vita = Love thine life.

      • Guest10000000000000

        Play$tation Vita = Glo$$y paperweight from $$$ony $$$hit and a $$$hitty piece of glass in

        Play$tation 4 = $hitty parallelogram box from $$$ony $$$hit

        Xbox One = Awesome

        Wii U = Awesome

        Apple iPhone = Awesome

        Google Android = Awesome, (apart from the smartphones manufactured by $$$ony $$$hit)

        Microsoft Windows Phone = Awesome (apart from any smartphone made from $$$ony $$$hit)

        RIM Blackberry = Awesome

      • Guest10000000000000

        OH, AND STOP TROLLING WII U DAILY AND GET A LIFE YOU PRO-“FONY” (SONY) TROLL!!!!

        • KosmoCrisis

          That’s not funny.

          • zackfair345

            what’s not funny? he’s banned now from PS4 daily

          • rsco6969

            About god damn time lol god he made me swear a few times

          • zackfair345

            yeah, basically he was spamming 24/7 and trolling. he nearly made me troll too

      • Guest10000000000000

        Ashley King,
        can you ban “KosmoCrisis”?

        • KosmoCrisis

          That’s pretty funny.

  • Ducked

    I’m gonna take a prediction just randomly like out of a hat.

    Lets say holiday sales go like this…

    1: PS4 sells 4.2 million units during the holiday season.
    2: Wii U sells 2.7 million units during the holiday season.
    3: Xbox One sells 2.5 million units during the holiday season.

    Those are my predictions.

    • Guest10000000000000

      I knew it, you were a “PS4″ fanboy all along. It is a mistake for you to comment on “Wii U Daily” and “Xbox One Daily”

      • The Unknown Legacy

        I hope you’re being sarcastic.

        • Guest10000000000000

          Not at all.

          • The Unknown Legacy

            I don’t think you have the rights to tell him where he can and cannot comment. He has his own opinions and his own predictions. If you’re against them simply explain in your opinion why you think differently. Don’t go jumping to conclusions that he’s a fanboy because he has a good prediction considering PS4’s pre orders are way higher than xbox one’s. You’re blinded by your fanboyism to the point where you can’t even accept the truth.

          • Guest10000000000000

          • Guest10000000000000

            Hypocrite.

          • The Unknown Legacy

            Care to explain?

          • Guest10000000000000

            I have looked at your profile and you were bashing the “Xbox One” gamers.

            Care to explain THAT??

          • The Unknown Legacy

            I would like you to write the exact comments and it should be easier for me to explain. Copy Paste shouldn’t be too hard

          • Guest10000000000000
          • The Unknown Legacy

            Yeah, some idiot was boasting about how FF15 and KH3 are coming to Xbox One. So I told him too bad FF14 isn’t then thanks to his insecurities he contradicts himself by saying he doesn’t care about JRPGs when clearly he was boasting about them which proved he was talking out of his ass.

            And the last comment was me talking about how RIME looks beautiful.

          • Guest10000000000000

            LOL

          • zackfair345

            Guest 10000000000000’s comments got deleted from James, so there might be signs that he’s banned from PS4 daily

          • The Unknown Legacy

            weird. he replied to me in xboxonedaily calling me a troll and telling me to go trolldaily aka ps4daily. lol he makes me laugh

          • Sorahearts

            so Guest 10000000000000 trolls a lot? I noticed he’s been giving him up votes and me too up votes but I don’t know why, but I think he’s trolling with me replying “XDDD LOL” or “-__- LOL” next he’ll be getting banned from all the website’s he’s been trolling on

          • Sorahearts

            that same thing happened with me. he was also spamming my disqus and saying go back to pro fony(Sony)troll daily. and he nearly sent me a message saying he got butthurt and he was about to say “shut up and die” but he then changed it to “you have a pathetic life” now I know he’s the worst troll and weird

        • zackfair345

          so, you’re getting a PS4?

          • The Unknown Legacy

            Yeah the PS4 offers what I want. And that’s JRPGs. I love Japanese games and who else to choose than a Japanese console. Plus there’s the amazing exclusives they have.

          • zackfair345

            same here

      • zackfair345

        hey c’mon. I enjoy Microsoft and Sony. I even have my Xbox 360 and I’m hardly on that everyday

    • NintendoNoob

      Little crazy but I’ll accept it, but let’s tweak it a bit. Ps4 sells 4.0 million
      Wii U sells 3.5 million
      Xbox One sells a million, no one bought it after Microsoft did another 180 with their policies

      • Ducked

        Nintendo selling 3 million can be likely, but Xbox One isn’t doing that poorly. There most likely at least sell 2 million, if they didn’t then I’d be surprised.

  • http://its-yuma-tsukumo.tumblr.com/ Yuma Tsukumo

    This isn’t too surprising PS4 is guaranteed to have a lot of games that reach different peoples taste. PS4 is my personal choice in this current console war, for the main reason that it’s popular in Japan and Sony are very passionate about making games. I like a lot of anime games and since it’s region free i’ll be able to pick more of them up. (other than Persona and Blazblue since they get localized) I somehow don’t see this being the case with the Xbox one because the 360 is already dead in Japan and Xbox don’t do much to reach that part of the worlds taste. I hope all consoles succeed this gen as competition is always a good thing, it brings innovation and more reason to have killer exclusives that are a must have. Looking forward to WatchDogs and Killzone, also ‘Everybody’s gone to the rapture’ looks like a very interesting game.

    • Guest10000000000000

      xD

  • The Unknown Legacy

    Not surprised.

    • Guest

      “Not”

      • The Unknown Legacy

        Yeah, it’s not surprising. A superior hardware getting a reward for being superior shouldn’t be much of a shock. I’m pretty sure that’s logical enough for you. If you deserve it, you earn it.

        • Guest

          “superior”

          • The Unknown Legacy

            Whatever you say won’t change the fact that PS4 won that reward. Are you really that insecure about your Xbox One that you gotta comment on everyone that is proud of Sony? Lmao

          • Guest

            “reward”

          • zackfair345

            and you deleted your own comments -__- lol

          • Guest10000000000000

            xD

          • Guest

            “won”

          • The Unknown Legacy

            Lol go back to xboxonedaily troll

          • Guest

            “troll”

          • Guest

            “insecure”

  • bizzy gie

    Of course the award would rightfully go to the most powerful console ever created.

    • Guest10000000000000

      SHUT UP

    • The Unknown Legacy

      lol he’s butthurt

      • Guest10000000000000

        You*

      • bizzy gie

        Seriously.

        What’s up with this guy? He blows up my
        Disqus notification replying to almost everything I post and I never read any of them.

        I wonder what he’s like in real life.

        • Guest10000000000000

          WOULD YOU PLEASE GET A LIFE????

          • bizzy gie

            I could ask you that question as you have complete free time to reply to so many comments and yourself-er…I mean Orto.

          • The Unknown Legacy

            I’m pretty sure he’s a kid from the Microsoft Fanbase that is insecure about his console so he gets the need to at least try to bash everything. You can clearly see by he’s a little kid. It doesn’t matter because no matter how much he cries, PS4 still got that reward. I’m pretty sure he’s also deleting his comments to not look like an idiot and he starts downvoting everyone. But for everyone else reading, this is the guy deleting his own comments: Guest10000000000000

          • Guest10000000000000

            You are insecure.

          • zackfair345

            the reason why he deletes his own comments is because he gets a lot of downvotes

          • Guest

            “reward”

          • Guest10000000000000

            I am not “Orto”

          • zackfair345

            what’s orto got to do with this?

          • Guest10000000000000

            He is a fanatic of Nintendo and Microsoft

          • zackfair345

            so that’s why he was mentioned

          • zackfair345

            LOL good one

    • Guest

      “powerful”

      • zackfair345

        hehehehe. this is gonna be one hell of a party for us all including bizzy, uh oh, just remembered. one does not simply troll on the internet

        • Guest10000000000000

          xD

          • zackfair345

            I don’t like trolling especially when it’s someone to fool around with on the website when he trolls

    • The Libyan

      I congratulate the PS4 for it’s award. But Power isn’t everything.

  • RSA

    Lol that dude Guest10000000000000 is in panic mode lol, never seen someone so desperate that the respond to almost every comment negatively. I’m not buying either console at launch though, gonna wait and see how things play out, and stick with my 360 for awhile longer.

    • Guest10000000000000

      Did you mean:
      YOU are desperate?

    • Guest

      “desperate”

  • Slickst3r

    I will LMAO all the way to 2018 if the PS4 gets hacked day one!!!

    • Guest10000000000000

      LOL

  • Slickst3r

    I will LMAO all the way to 2018 if the PS4 gets hacked day one!!!

    • Guest10000000000000

      ROFLMAO

  • TRUTHFULREALITY

    Ok I had the ps4 reserved I am a huge fan of Sony. But I yesterday changed it to Xbox one. And this is my reason
    Ps3 was also way more powerful then Xbox 360 but what I like about Microsoft is that they constantly, add more and more services. Yes they pissed me off for that dem but they changed it all. So that shows they care hugely about there customers and money. So that means they are going to do whatever it takes to be number 1. That in terms means if they want something bad enough there going to get it. They have all those functions and capabilities they have 3x more money then Sony anytime. I love ps but as a consumer who wants a future gaming system and entertainment future. Xbox 1 wins.

  • DK Kevin

    ps4 ps4 ps4 ps4 ps4 ps4…xD

  • Ruud Miesen

    I say,
    Playstation 4 3 a 4 mil
    Xbox one 2,5 mil
    Wii u 3 mil