PlayStation 4 to get PS1/PS2 emulator – Report

By: Martin Gaston A new report on Digital Foundry has said that the PlayStation 4 will gain the ability to locally emulate PS1 and PS2 titles. The anonymous source, reported to be working on Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming technology, says that the cloud streaming tech is only currently scheduled to support PlayStation 3 titles for now. Sony’s internal emulator is already used on the PlayStation … Continue reading PlayStation 4 to get PS1/PS2 emulator – Report

Game-streaming-enabled Toshiba TVs shipping Q1 2014

By: Emanuel Maiberg PlayStation Now wasn’t the only game-streaming service exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014. Toshiba also announced that in the first quarter of 2014 it will ship a new line of smart TVs that can stream games using the GameNow service. The Toshiba L7400U, L5400U, and L3400U models all come with GameNow installed, in addition to other apps that are popular on … Continue reading Game-streaming-enabled Toshiba TVs shipping Q1 2014

Sony opens PlayStation Now sign-up page

By: Eddie Makuch Sony has launched a website for users interested in getting the latest information about the company’s just-announced cloud-based streaming service PlayStation Now. Leaving your name, email, address, and PlayStation Network ID will allow you to receive “exclusive information” about PlayStation Now, but no other details are available. Sony will offer a beta for PlayStation Now starting at the end of the month, … Continue reading Sony opens PlayStation Now sign-up page

Flower, Flow coming to PS4

By: Eddie Makuch Thatgamecompany’s Flower and flOw are coming to the PlayStation 4, Sony announced today. Flower will be available for PS4 at launch on November 15, while flOw will be released on November 29. Both games will also be available on PlayStation Vita on those dates. Flower will run in 1080p at 60fps on PS4. Flower and flOw are also available on PlayStation 3. … Continue reading Flower, Flow coming to PS4

Free-to-play Batman: Arkham Origins brawler coming to iOS

By: Eddie Makuch A free-to-play  Batman: Arkham Origins  brawler will be released on iOS and Android later this year, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment announced today. The game will be available “in the console game launch window” for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, with the Android version following during the holiday period. Batman: Arkham Origins launches for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and PC … Continue reading Free-to-play Batman: Arkham Origins brawler coming to iOS

PS4 can be turned on remotely

By: Eddie Makuch The PlayStation 4 can be turned on remotely via the Playstation smartphone app to begin content downloads, Sony has confirmed. Sony’s president of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida announced the news on Twitter recently: The PS4 launches November 15 in North America, November 29 in Europe, and in 32 countries in all by the end of the year . Sony also confirmed this … Continue reading PS4 can be turned on remotely

Batman: Arkham Origins multiplayer mode revealed, not coming to Wii U

By: Eddie Makuch Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the multiplayer mode for Batman: Arkham Origins , revealing it is in development at Brink and Enemy Territory developer Splash Damage, and won’t be available on Wii U. The online mode–Invisible Predator Online–will be supported on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC versions. No mention was made of why the Wii U had been passed over … Continue reading Batman: Arkham Origins multiplayer mode revealed, not coming to Wii U

The Walking Dead: 400 Days release date announced

By: Dan Chiappini Last month, during the Electronic Entertainment Expo  (E3), Telltale Games confirmed its plans to release The Walking Dead: 400 Days, a bridging episode between the first and second seasons of its hit episodic adventure game. Today, the company confirmed that the additional chapter  will launch on selected platforms this week, landing first on the North American PlayStation Network on July 2, Steam andthe Telltale … Continue reading The Walking Dead: 400 Days release date announced

WB defends Batman: Arkham Origin

By: Eddie Makuch Batman: Arkham Origins  is the first entry in the series developed outside of Rocksteady Studios, leading some to be skeptical about the project. The creative director at WB Games Montreal, Eric Holmes, acknowledged this skepticism in a new interview, but said gamers will believe in the title once they get to play it. “I would say that people have the right to … Continue reading WB defends Batman: Arkham Origin

Capcom: No Plans To Bring Monster Hunter To PS Vita

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Despite the huge success Monster Hunter achieved on the PlayStation Portable in Japan, Capcom has stated that there are currently no plans to bring the franchise to the PlayStation Vita. The news came from the Capcom forums, where Capcom’s communications specialist Yuri Araujo said the company has “no plans for a PS Vita Monster Hunter at the moment.” There has been a clear … Continue reading Capcom: No Plans To Bring Monster Hunter To PS Vita