RetroN 5 delayed until 2014

By: Martin Gaston Hyperkin’s retro gaming machine the RetroN 5 has been delayed to Q1 2014. Set to launch in December, the company found that some packaged units had faulty pins, and is now delaying the product to correctly resolve the issue. The RetroN 5 has slots for NES, SNES, GameBoy Advance, Genesis/Mega Drive, and Famicom cartridges, both NTSC and PAL, and features its own … Continue reading RetroN 5 delayed until 2014

HDMI capture on PS4 won’t be available at launch

By: Eddie Makuch Just a day after announcing that the PlayStation 4 would support gameplay capture through HDMI , Sony has confirmed that the feature will not be available at launch. President of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the news on Twitter (via Videogamer). Gameplay capture through HDMI will come later through a post-launch patch. The PlayStation 3 used HDCP copy protection over an HDMI … Continue reading HDMI capture on PS4 won’t be available at launch

PlayStation Vita gets price cut in Japan

By:  Jonathan Toyad Sony Computer Entertainment has announced a price cut for all PlayStation Vitas being sold in Japan. The device will drop from its 24,980 yen ($266) and 29,980 yen ($319) launch price–for the Wi-Fi and 3G/Wi-Fi model, respectively–to a 19,980 yen ($213) price tag for both versions of the console. The price cut will be effective starting February 28. Just last week, rumors surfaced that a … Continue reading PlayStation Vita gets price cut in Japan

Xbox 720 requires Kinect?

By: Eddie Makuch The Xbox 720 rumor floodgates are pouring over. A source speaking toKotaku and going by the name of SuperDaE has reportedly obtained two Xbox 720 development kits as well as system overview documents, which detail the specifications of Microsoft’s still-unannounced next-generation platform. The first bit of information from the source claims the Xbox 720 will require Kinect to function. According to the source, … Continue reading Xbox 720 requires Kinect?