The man who designed the look of the PS4

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From its sleek angles to minimalist footprint, the original PS4 was largely championed for its design while the Xbox One drew comparisons to the VCRs of yesterday.

Further revisions to Sony’s next-gen console took a bit of a different approach – the Slim sliding into the background and Pro opting for a stacked approach – but its design ethos largely remained intact.

A couple standout special editions like the 20th Anniversary Edition and Destiny 2 PS4 Pro Bundle added some flare to the otherwise conservative console lineup and, as a whole, Sony has continued to prioritize its gaming first mantra.

Whether high end Bluetooth headphones or 4K TVs, the importance of elegance is something that can be seen across most of Sony’s consumer electronics, and in the case of its latest consoles, the principle falls in the hands of Tetsu Sumii.

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Which PS4 Consoles Can Display HDR?

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Since the rise of 4K HDR TV’s, I’ve seen a common misconception that you need a PS4 Pro in order to play HDR capable games. You’ll see this on places like reddit and other gaming/PS4 centric forums, and it’s no doubt believed by those buying into the ecosystem every day. It also doesn’t help that you need to have a certain version of the Xbox One in order to display HDR.

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The Xbox Division’s Path of Promise

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The seventh generation of video game consoles was marked by grit, the breakout of online multiplayer, and standout new IP’s like Bioshock and Mass Effect. The Xbox 360 and PS3 years were also a reminder of the importance of endings in the context of growth and innovation within an industry.

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