PS4 doesn’t support external storage

By: Eddie Makuch The PlayStation 4 will not support external storage, Sony confirmed today as part of an “ultimate” FAQ about the next-generation console posted on the PlayStation Blog. “No, this feature is not supported on PS4,” Sony said. The PS4 will, however, feature a 500GB hard drive that can be swapped out if the replacement meets various criteria. “PS4 is equipped with a 5400 … Continue reading PS4 doesn’t support external storage

PS4’s day-one patch detailed

By: Eddie Makuch Sony today detailed the PlayStation 4’s day-one patch, which will launch alongside the system in North America on November 15, 2013. The system software update 1.50 is about 300MB and includes various features and functionality. First, the 1.50 update adds support for Remote Play and Second Screen functionality via the PS4 Link application for PlayStation Vita, iOS, and Android. The update will … Continue reading PS4’s day-one patch detailed

PS4 may include DRM for used games – Report

By:  Dan Chiappini While Sony has already confirmed that the PlayStation 4 will allow consumers to play used games, to date the company has not detailed specifics of how second-hand software or any associated digital rights management (DRM) will be handled. Still unanswered is the question of whether or not players will be required to pay additional fees to activate a previously owned game. GameTrailers TV host … Continue reading PS4 may include DRM for used games – Report

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

Last Guardian news teased

By: Eddie Makuch The Last Guardian creative director Fumito Ueda has teased that news may be on the way concerning the long-awaited action adventure game. Writing on his website, the designer told fans to “keep an eye out” for new information, though he noted the timing is ultimately up to Sony. “I should also mention that details regarding The Last Guardian’s release is solely decided by Sony Computer … Continue reading Last Guardian news teased

PlayStation 4 to cost $400+ and feature cloud streaming – Report

By: Dan Chiappini With two weeks left until a Sony event that is being widely tipped as the official announcement of a new PlayStation console, more rumours have today emerged on the estimated launch window and price of the company’s next home device. Citing Japanese-language newspaper Asahi Shimbun, The Verge reported that the PlayStation 4 will release in the US and Japan during 2013, and … Continue reading PlayStation 4 to cost $400+ and feature cloud streaming – Report

Sony Releasing Red, Blue PS3 Super Slims

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has confirmed that they will shortly be releasing coloured versions of the PlayStation 3 Super Slim. Available for a limited time only, the Garnet Red and Azurite Blue PS3s will feature a 500GB HDD. They will also be coupled with a pair of like-coloured controllers for the ultimate coloured PS3 experience. There’s no price point announced for the consoles … Continue reading Sony Releasing Red, Blue PS3 Super Slims

Sony Asia announces Chinese/English version of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By: Erren Van Duine Sony Computer Entertainment Taiwan and Square Enix have teamed up once again to localize Final Fantasy for the Asian market. Following in the footsteps of titles like Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2, SCE Asia will publish and localize Lightning Returns exclusively on PlayStation 3 in Asian territories. The final chapter in the XIII saga will include Japanese voice over, as well … Continue reading Sony Asia announces Chinese/English version of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Rumour: PlayStation 4 Will Hit Shelves Spring 2014

By: Lauren Alessandra   (@fozzness) Although it’s still miles away, some new rumours have started coming out of the woodwork that state the PlayStation 4 will be out sometime between Spring-Autumn 2014. According to the rumour mill, the PS4 will definitely not be joining the next gen Xbox 360 console in 2013. The PS4 is apparently being produced under the code name ‘Thebes’and will be based … Continue reading Rumour: PlayStation 4 Will Hit Shelves Spring 2014

Sony Reveals PS3 Super Slim At TGS 2012

So it looks like there is not going to be a PS4 anytime soon BUT we are going to be getting a new PlayStation 3.  Sony has officially confirmed and revealed the new PS3 super slim at this year’s Tokyo Game Show.  Woot woot? The console is said to only weigh 2.1kg, making it 20% lighter than the current PS3.  It’s also 25% smaller than … Continue reading Sony Reveals PS3 Super Slim At TGS 2012