Entries in 'playstation 4' (296)

Sony on PS4 pre-owned: "We're mindful of what game devs want"

Sony on PS4 pre-owned: "We're mindful of what game devs want"

Platform holder Sony is doing all it can to calm consumers’ concerns about pre-owned games on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 11:10AM in News
Every Sony studio is working on PS4 titles

Every Sony studio is working on PS4 titles

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that every single one of its owned studios is working on PS4 software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
Sony hires Carat Global for PS4 launch

Sony hires Carat Global for PS4 launch

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced the hiring of media firm Carat Global to take on the corporation’s media business.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2013 at 7:42AM in News
UPDATED: Sony halves its list of European PS4 developers

UPDATED: Sony halves its list of European PS4 developers

Having previously named 53 European studios as confirmed PS4 developers, Sony has now revised the list to just 28 companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2013 at 3:36PM in News

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PS4 will arrive in "at least" one region this year

PS4 will arrive in "at least" one region this year

UK retail may be advertising the PS4 as due in 2013, but its arrival in Europe before Christmas is anything but guaranteed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
Digital to significantly outnumber physical on PS4 release schedule

Digital to significantly outnumber physical on PS4 release schedule

Every single PS4 game will be released digitally, while only some will be released on disc.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Sony patent compares load times to detect piracy

Sony patent compares load times to detect piracy

Sony has filed a patent for a process that would measure products’ load times against a benchmark to determine legitimacy.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2013 at 7:55AM in News
PS4 will lead the market on non-game services, Tretton insists

PS4 will lead the market on non-game services, Tretton insists

Sony may have kept shtum about PS4’s multimedia capabilities at its big reveal event, but don’t for one minute think that’s because the machine hasn’t got any.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 3:06PM in News

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Pre-owned games block on PS4 is "a publisher decision"

Pre-owned games block on PS4 is "a publisher decision"

Will the PS4 limit the functionality of pre-owned games?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 2:20PM in News
Even Sony's Japanese boss doesn't know what PS4 looks like

Even Sony's Japanese boss doesn't know what PS4 looks like

It has in some parts of the media become the talking point of Sony’s big PS4 reveal this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 12:58PM in News
Will pre-owned games REALLY work on PS4?; PS3's PSN titles will not transfer to new console

Will pre-owned games REALLY work on PS4?; PS3's PSN titles will not transfer to new console

Sony has said that PS4 won’t block pre-owned games. But for some a lingering doubt remains.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 10:26AM in News
EB Games prices PS4 at AU $899

EB Games prices PS4 at AU $899

The Australian arm of games retailer EG Games has gone live with PS4 pre-orders at an eye-watering AU $899.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 9:35AM in News

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Microsoft community man MajorNelson has a dig at PS4

Microsoft community man MajorNelson has a dig at PS4

MajorNelson, the social media face of Microsoft’s Xbox, made time for a little dig at rival Sony yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 9:16AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Outside of the giant PS4 news this week, Mortal Kombat gets an AU release date, Synthesis opens in Singapore and PAX helps out indie developers.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 5:28AM in News
Ubisoft: Don't wait 7 years to launch PS5

Ubisoft: Don't wait 7 years to launch PS5

This long console cycle should not be repeated, says Ubisoft.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 21st 2013 at 7:01PM in News
Sony: It's more important to show what PS4 can do, not what it looks like

Sony: It's more important to show what PS4 can do, not what it looks like

Sony says it's 'surprised' by complaints that the PS4's design was not revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 21st 2013 at 5:47PM in News

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PlayStation 4: Everything you need to know

PlayStation 4: Everything you need to know

We don't know if you've noticed, but Sony let slip a few things about its next console last night.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 21st 2013 at 4:12PM in News
PS4 app to allow second-screen gameplay on iOS and Android

PS4 app to allow second-screen gameplay on iOS and Android

The PS4 will enable developers to implement second screen gameplay across a range of mobile and tablet devices.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 21st 2013 at 3:54PM in News
PS4 to have background firmware updates

PS4 to have background firmware updates

Sony confirmed PS4 will have firmware updates, but hopes to make sure they don't prevent consumers from playing games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 21st 2013 at 3:49PM in News
Sony: No need to show PS4 console yet

Sony: No need to show PS4 console yet

Insatiable, that's what the games industry is.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 21st 2013 at 3:23PM in News
Sony: PS4 won't require 'always-on' internet connection

Sony: PS4 won't require 'always-on' internet connection

Sony’s next-gen PS4 console will not require a constant internet connection for users to access its features, Sony’s worldwide Studios president has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 21st 2013 at 1:40PM in News
PS4 will beat next Xbox, says Paddy Power

PS4 will beat next Xbox, says Paddy Power

Bookies Paddy Power is taking bets on who will win the next generation console war – PS4 or the next Xbox

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 21st 2013 at 1:40PM in News
PlayStation 4: The specs in full

PlayStation 4: The specs in full

Sony has gone into details on some of the exact specifications powering its newly unveiled PlayStation 4 console.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 21st 2013 at 1:25PM in News
WATCH THE VIDEO: PS4 RPG Deep Down showcases new Capcom engine

WATCH THE VIDEO: PS4 RPG Deep Down showcases new Capcom engine

Capcom unveiled yet another new IP last night in the form of RPG Deep Down for PlayStation 4.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 21st 2013 at 12:18PM in News
Will UK get PS4 in 2013? "It's too early to say," says Sony

Will UK get PS4 in 2013? "It's too early to say," says Sony

Although 'Holiday 2013' is US launch window for PlayStation 4 that doesn't necessarily mean it will hit UK before the close of this year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 21st 2013 at 12:03PM in News