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  • Niamh Cavanagh

    CONTINUED

    Helen, who helps to offer a subsidised counselling service for Monmouthshire residents, said that she had wanted to treat her son as he had been “beyond amazing this year”.

    She added that she had some money going spare after a holiday got refunded. 

    Helen said her son has been an “all round superstar”, and recently won a scholarship to private school and got a distinction in his singing exam.

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    PLAY TIME

    A mum who told her 12-year-old son she couldn’t buy him a PS5 has been pranking him by buying and hiding it in plain sight around the house. 

    Generous mum Helen Child Villiers, from Monmouthshire, said her son Nate had been desperate for the new console but had “taken it in his stride” when she told him he couldn’t have one. 

    Taking to Facebook she wrote: “So I’ve decided to have a little fun with it taking photos of it doing things and where possible with him in the background. 

    “Please enjoy the photos. I can’t wait till Christmas Day!!”

    Single mum Helen shared comical pictures of the console being placed in the same room as Nate without his knowledge. 

    People have been highly entertained by her funny prank and said he will love the joke on Christmas Day. 

  • Abe Hawken

    'UNPRECEDENTED'

    Sony said demand for the PS5 is “unprecedented”.

    In a statement, it said: “We want to thank gamers everywhere for making the PS5 launch our biggest console launch ever.

    “Demand for PS5 is unprecedented, so we wanted to confirm that more PS5 inventory will be coming to retailers before the end of the year – please stay in touch with your local retailers.”

  • Abe Hawken

    BECK THE HALLS

    FIFA 21 players have been given an early Christmas present – David Beckham.

    Gamers across all platforms of the game have been given the 86-rated player for free.

    People need to head to the FUT Main Menu and click on “store” where there will find the special pack titled “David Beckham”.

  • Abe Hawken

    'NEW ERA'

    The PS5 has been hailed as a “new era for gaming” by the Japanese firm, with the new system promising 4K resolution gameplay, higher-quality graphics and faster loading times.

    Sony’s announcement offers a glimmer of hope to gaming enthusiasts ahead of Christmas.

    “We want to thank gamers everywhere for making the PS5 launch our biggest console launch ever,” the company said.

    “Demand for PS5 is unprecedented, so we wanted to confirm that more PS5 inventory will be coming to retailers before the end of the year – please stay in touch with your local retailers.”

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    GAMERS' FURY AS AMERICAN STOCK 'SELLS OUT'

    Best Buys' new PS5 stocksold out just minutes after launching yesterday.

    Gamers were left furious as the US store's website crashed.

    The tech retailer's PS5 page now tells gamers the consoles are “coming soon”, suggesting their latest cache has run out.

    Gamers flocked to Twitter to vent their anger at the website, with many struggling to load the site after the much awaiting release of consoles.

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    WHAT IS THE XBOX SERIES S AND X?

    Here's what you need to know…

    The Xbox Series X and Series S are the latest consoles from Microsoft.

    They're the follow ups to the Xbox One X and Xbox One S respectively.

    The Series X is all about power and performance, and is said to be so fast that it virtually eliminates loading times.

    It'll be capable of processing games in glorious 8K definition and render huge virtual worlds not seen in any console before it.The Series S is a bit smaller and cheaper, with lower specs and no disc tray.

    Gamers will have to download all of the titles they want instead of buying physical copies.

    Both consoles launched November 10 worldwide.

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    ARE YOU TEAM XBOX OR PLAYSTATION?

    The twin releases of the latest Xbox and Playstation consoles has seen gamers in fierce debate over which is better.

    Are you team Xbox or PlayStation?

    Let us know in the comments!

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    WHAT IS CYBERPUNK 2077?

    Cyberpunk 2077 is a role-playing action game set in a dystopian Sci-Fi world where humans are part machine.

    You play as V, who you can customise throughout the game with new cyborg implants and augmentations.

    Keanu Reeves, 56, plays Johnny Silverhand, a “legendary rockerboy” who is a key character in the game.

    The RPG is out on Xbox One, PS4, PC and Google Stadia, as well as the new consoles from Microsoft and Sony: The PS5 and Xbox Series X.

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    HOW DOES THE PS5 COMPARE WITH THE NEW XBOX?

    The full PS5 costs £449/$499, while a Digital Edition without a disc tray is priced at £359/$399.

    They're up against the Xbox Series X (£449) and Xbox Series S (£249), which hit shelves worldwide November 10.

    All four consoles are sold out around the world, with stock seesawing in and out of availability over the past few weeks.

    The PS5 launched with major exclusive games like Spider-Man Miles Morales and a revamped version of Dark Souls for players to enjoy.

    Xbox gamers, on the other hand, have a new Halo title to look forward to next year.

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    PS5 LAUNCH DATES & COST

    The PS5 launch fell on November 12, but not everywhere.

    That date only stood for the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea.

    UK gamers had to wait until November 19 to order one of the consoles.

    The PS5 proper costs £449.99/$499.99, while the digital edition comes in at £359/$399.

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    CYBERPUNK GLITCH SHOWS CHARACTER'S BITS

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    HOW TO USE HOTSTOCK TO TRACK PS5 STOCK

    To use Hotstock to track PS5 stock, first make sure you've selected the correct region in the top left of the website.

    Search “PS5” in the bar at the top and select the console you're interested in from the dropdown menu.

    You'll then be presented with a list of major stores, each labelled as either in or out of stock.

    Chances are, they're all out of stock. Hit the “alert me” button and sign up to receive email alerts when stores restock.

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    BLOKE FORCED TO SELL PS5 AFTER FIBBING TO WIFE

    A man was forced to sell his brand new PS5 after he lied to his wife and told her it was an air purifier.

    The man's failed attempt to trick his wife ended with him having to give up his brand new console, selling it for a cut price.

    According to a report by AsiaOne, the man’s ruse worked at first and his wife was convinced the games console was an air purifier.

    But when a rat died inside the couples home, the PS5 did little to mask the smell – exposing his cunning plan to his wife.

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    PS5 FUN

    One mum has shared snaps of where she has hidden her son's PS5 – after telling him he won't be getting one under the tree this year.

    Generous mum Helen teased her 12-year-old by popping a pair of googly eyes on the console in one snap.

  • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

    GTA GAMES: A TIMELINE

    Main series:

    • 1997 – Grand Theft Auto
    • 1999 – Grand Theft Auto 2
    • 2001 – Grand Theft Auto 3
    • 2002 – Grand Theft Auto Vice City
    • 2004 – Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
    • 2008 – Grand Theft Auto 4
    • 2013 – Grand Theft Auto 5

    Expansion packs:

    • 1999 – Grand Theft Auto London 1969
    • 1999 – Grand Theft Auto London 1961
    • 2009 – Grand Theft Auto 4 The Lost and Damned
    • 2009 – Grand Theft Auto The Ballad of Gay Tony

    Handheld games:

    • 2004 – Grand Theft Auto Advance
    • 2005 – Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories
    • 2006 – Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories
    • 2009 – Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars

    GTA CAYO PERICO – HOW MUCH STORAGE DO YOU NEED?

    Here's the amount of free space you'll need on your hard drive for each system:

    • PlayStation: 6.8GB
    • Xbox: 6.6GB
    • PC: 9.3GB

    HISTORY OF PLAYSTATION RELEASES

    Here's what you need to know…

    • The original PlayStation launched in Europe in 1995
    • This was followed by the PlayStation 2 in the year 2000
    • The PlayStation 3 arrived over half a decade later, in 2006
    • Then gamers had to wait a further seven years for 2013's PS4 launch
    • Sony has announced it will release the PS5 in November 2020

    HANDYWEB TOOL TELLS YOU WHEN PS5 IS BACK IN STOCK

    A handy website is promising to help you bag a PlayStation 5 when the sought after console is next in stock.

    Hotstock offers real-time product tracking across multiple major stores, and will alert you when something is available to buy.

    WHAT GAMES CAN YOU PLAY ON THE PS5?

    Demon's Souls – Demon's Souls came out in 2009 and captured players hearts with its brutally difficult combat and punishing bosses. The game is getting a PS5 remake out releasing on launch day.

    Destiny 2: Beyond Light – Another one that came out on PS4 but is getting a beefed-up PS5 version at launch. The Sci-Fi shooter incorporates role-playing and massively multiplayer online game (MMO) elements.

    Destruction AllStars  – Destruction Allstars is a full-throttle monster truck game out on the PS5 at launch. It looks like a great option for adrenaline junkies, and anyone who likes smashing things.

    FIFA 21 – EA Sports' latest football game came out earlier this month and will also launch on the PS5 and Xbox Series X.

    WHAT GAMES CAN YOU PLAY ON THE PS5?

    Fortnite – Everyone's favourite battle royale shooter is back with a bang, hitting both the PS5 and Xbox Series X at launch. The game will be optimised to take full advantage of the consoles' beefy specs, developer Epic Games says.

    NBA 2K21 – Everyone's favourite basketball video game is back and it'll be hitting the PS5 and Xbox Series X with next-gen graphis.

    Sackboy: A Big Adventure – The PS5 is getting a new Sackboy game, starring the iconic character from LittleBigPlanet. Like entries to the LittleBigPlanet series, it's a fun, colourful platformer.

    Spider-Man: Miles Morales – The PlayStation-exclusive Spider-Man reboot was a huge success when it launched in 2018, with more than 9million gamers picking up a copy. The sequel is confirmed for a PS5 launch release, and follows the story of 15-year-old Miles Morales, a superhero friend of Peter Parker's.

    • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

      WHAT GAMES CAN YOU PLAY ON THE PS5?

      Assassin's Creed: Valhalla – The next Assassin's Creed game will be set in the world of the Vikings.

      You'll raid 9th Century English towns and villages on a quest to find a new home for your family.

      The game is out on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X and PS5 on November 10.

      Astro's Playroom – This 3D platformer comes pre-loaded onto every PS5 console.

      It's simple and a bit of fun, and gives gamers the chance to play something the moment they power up their new machines.

      Borderlands 3 – Borderlands 3 came out last year but is hitting next-gen consoles at launch.

      Set on the manic planet Pandora, the game has players complete various missions to gain experience points.

      Those who own the game on Xbox One or PS4 get an upgrade to the next-gen version for free.

      Cyberpunk 2077

      Unveiled at E3 2019, Cyberpunk 2077 is an RPG set in a futuristic, dystopian California. It's out December 10.

    • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

      WHAT IS BLACK OPS COLD WAR SEASON ONE?

      Season One is the first major multiplayer update for the latest Call of Duty game, Black Ops Cold War.

      It will merge Black Ops Cold War – which hit shelves last month – with Call of Duty's free-to-play battle royale game mode, Warzone.

      Once the download drops, players' progression and stats will synchronise across both titles.

      In the blog post earlier this month, Treyarch excitedly talked Season One up as the “largest free content drop in Black Ops history”.

    • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

      NEW CALL OF DUTY WARZONE DROPS TOMORROW

      The first major update for Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War is almost upon us, bringing with it the “largest free content drop in Black Ops history”, according to game developer Treyarch.

      Tomorrow's worldwide launch of Season One will bring a fresh Warzone map, new weapons and much more – here's what we know so far.

      Season One is due for release tomorrow on PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PS4, Xbox One and PC.

      Based on previous Call of Duty updates, Season One is expected to roll out at roughly 2am ET (7am UK time).

      When Season One drops, players can expect a hefty file to hit their consoles that will likely take a fair chunk of time to download.

    • Lottie Tiplady-Bishop

      PLAYSTATION RELEASES – WHAT'S THE HISTORY?

      Here's what you need to know…

      • The original PlayStation launched in Europe in 1995
      • This was followed by the PlayStation 2 in the year 2000
      • The PlayStation 3 arrived over half a decade later, in 2006
      • Then gamers had to wait a further seven years for 2013's PS4 launch
      • Sony has announced it will release the PS5 around Christmas 2020

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