GDC: Sony Project Morpheus VR Headset for PS4 Hands-on – IGN

BY: SCOTT LOWE With the debut of Project Morpheus, Sony touted that virtual reality could play a critical role in the future of gaming. While the viability of VR as a mass market product remains unclear, a hands-on demo today proved that Project Morpheus is much more than just a gimmick for PlayStation. The  prototype, though certainly still rough around the edges, meets and in … Continue reading GDC: Sony Project Morpheus VR Headset for PS4 Hands-on – IGN

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

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Moving Forward With New Director

By: Kristy Puchko As though this polar vortex nonsense wasn’t bad enough, word has come out that Sony Pictures is planning to move forward with a Paul Blart: Mall Cop sequel. 2014 is proving to be a real punch in the teeth so far. THR reports Sony is in talks with Andy Flickman to helm the Paul Blart: Mall Cop sequel, leaving the first film’s … Continue reading Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Moving Forward With New Director

PS4 system update 1.52 available now, improves system stability

By: Eddie Makuch Sony today released PlayStation 4 system update 1.52, which promises to improve system software stability. The firmware update can be manually downloaded via the Settings menu. Users can also set their systems to automatically download updates by enabling Automatic Downloads. Competitor Microsoft yesterday released a firmware update for the Xbox One, which addressed various SmartGlass, operating system, and matchmaking issues. The PS4 … Continue reading PS4 system update 1.52 available now, improves system stability

Killzone: Shadow Fall gets 1.05 patch

By: Martin Gaston PS4 launch shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall has received its 1.05 update. The end of chapter 7 in the single-player campaign has been shortened, and chapter 8 has been made easier due to a raised collision ceiling. These two sequences had previously been criticized by players as being some of the more unenjoyable parts of the campaign. The patch notes also say that … Continue reading Killzone: Shadow Fall gets 1.05 patch

Borderlands 2 and GRID 2 coming to PlayStation Plus in December

By: Martin Gaston Sony has announced the upcoming games that will be given away to PlayStation Plus subscribers in the US this December. PlayStation 3 owners will get downloadable copies of co-op shooter Borderlands 2, racer GRID 2, and the psychedelic Dyad. Vita owners will get the enjoyable Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and Urban Trial Freestyle. All of the games will reach the Instant … Continue reading Borderlands 2 and GRID 2 coming to PlayStation Plus in December

EA says free-to-play Battlefield not coming to to console anytime soon

By: Eddie Makuch A free-to-play version of EA’s Battlefield series is not coming to consoles anytime soon, EA Studios executive vice president Patrick Söderlund has said. “Will console games be free-to-play going forward? There will be some games that will be free-to-play but I also think that they will be different in nature to full games,” he told MCV. “I think a lot of people … Continue reading EA says free-to-play Battlefield not coming to to console anytime soon

Blizzard COO on how Diablo 3 for consoles isn’t “milking” the franchise

By: Eddie Makuch Blizzard has never made a game better suited for consoles than Diablo III, Blizzard COO Paul Sams told GameSpot during BlizzCon last weekend. As such, he said bringing the dungeon crawler to consoles is not “milking” the franchise, but is rather a logical extension of the series. “What brought us back to console is the game that we chose,” Sams said. “It … Continue reading Blizzard COO on how Diablo 3 for consoles isn’t “milking” the franchise

PlayStation 4 day-one update available now to download

By: Justin Haywald If you’ve pre-ordered a PS4 and want to be completely ready to go as soon as the console is out of the box, the day-one patch for the system is available to download right now at the official Sony PlayStation site. The site lists the complete instructions for downloading and installing the patch, but all you need to get started is a … Continue reading PlayStation 4 day-one update available now to download

Microsoft cofounder’s investment group calls for Xbox spinoff

By: Eddie Makuck The next Microsoft CEO would be smart to consider spinning off the company’s consumer business, which includes search advertising and the Xbox brand, according to cofounder Paul Allen’s investment group Vulcan Capital. Allen is “intrigued and interested” by the recent Microsoft management and structural changes, Vulcan Capital chief investment officer Paul Ghaffari said during the Financial Times Investment Management Summit in New … Continue reading Microsoft cofounder’s investment group calls for Xbox spinoff