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PS4 couple's Playroom 'call-in show' becomes internet sensation

Two new owners of the PlayStation 4 have come up with an ingenuious use for their new console, by using the system's Playroom app to host a live call-in show

The 'Spartan Show', hosted by a married couple. has been viewed by more than 20,000 users and at the time of publication is still accepting calls (at 3am Pacific Time, no less). Gamers call in to chat about PS4 or, in the embarrassing case of one opportunistic caller, ask if the show's female host has an available sister.

At one point, Sony's head of developer relations Adam Boyes called the couple to offer his support. And Sony's popular president of worldwide studios, Shuhei Yoshida, has said he's watching the show.

Pre-loaded on every PS4, Sony says The PlayRoom uses DualShock 4 and the PS Camera "to turn the area around you into a technological playground".

Players are able to spawn Asobi, a tiny floating robot, which 'appears' in your living room and interacts by scanning your face and shooting fireballs.