Tag: PlayStation 4

Sony: PlayStation VR will be compatible with PlayStation 5

Well ahead of Sony’s introduction of a next-generation console, likely to be called PlayStation 5, the company’s lead system architect has confirmed that the current PlayStation VR headset will remain compatible with the new machine. The revelation came from Mark Cerny, who has spearheaded development of the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro for Sony, in […]

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Control hands-on — Remedy’s next game is easy to, uh, control

Alan Wake and Quantum Break developer Remedy showed off its latest Control action-adventure game at the PAX East event, and I gave it a whirl in my first visit to the fan show in Boston. The 20-minute demo didn’t reveal any of the story, but I got a good taste for the gameplay on the PlayStation 4. Publisher 505 […]

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Sony has sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR headsets

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation VR is doing relatively well in the still-developing virtual reality space. The publisher revealed in a blog today exactly how many PSVRs it has sold “We’re also very excited to reveal that we have officially sold-through more than 4.2 million PS VR systems worldwide as of March 3, 2019,” […]

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Every PlayStation 4 State of Play trailer

Sony held its first State of Play event earlier today. The publisher used the video broadcast to reveal a number of trailers for upcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games. We’ve gathered up all of the PSVR trailers over here, and now you can check out every non-VR PlayStation 4 State of Play trailer right […]

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PlayStation VR State of Play roundup: No Man’s Sky, Blood & Truth, and more

Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed a plethora of new games coming to its PlayStation VR headset. That includes support for an older game and a followup from an early PSVR experience. During its State of Play video event today, which you can watch in full right here, the publisher revealed a number of new trailers. We’ve […]

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Watch Sony PlayStation’s State of Play video event live right here

Gamers around the world are about to find out if the state of our play is strong or not. Sony Interactive Entertainment’s State of Play is kicking off at 2 p.m. Pacific time (5 p.m. Eastern). And you can watch it by clicking play on the video above. Sony hasn’t said exactly what it’s going […]

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February 2019 NPD: Anthem and Jump Force tops software sales

Consumer in the United States spent $1.05 billion on gaming-related products in February, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. That’s up 4 percent compared to $1.01 billion in February 2018. The uptick in sales is due primarily to big game launches like Anthem and Jump Force. But the industry also saw growth in accessories […]

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Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PS4 in February 2019

The current hardware generation is starting to show its age in terms of sales. That’s giving the younger Nintendo Switch an opportunity to snatch up a lot of hardware dollars. Nintendo’s hybrid home/handheld console outsold the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the U.S. last month, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. “Nintendo Switch […]

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Days Gone creative director John Garvin interview — Zombies aren’t the only danger in the apocalypse

Days Gone is shaping up to be one of Sony’s big single-player PlayStation 4 exclusives for 2019. The title comes out this spring, and with luck it will be received as a fresh take on the zombie apocalypse genre. The game pits the hero, Deacon, against a full horde of zombies (dubbed Freakers) — as […]

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Days Gone hands-on preview — Great expectations from hours of gameplay

Sony has a bit of a thin slate of games this year, and Days Gone has been elevated to one of its major single-player exclusives for the PlayStation 4. The title was first shown via a riveting demo at E3 in 2016, but it has been delayed as developer Bend Studio has polished it. Now […]

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Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2019

Last year was one of the biggest ever for game and hardware sales, and that’s going to make it difficult for 2019 to compete. But Nintendo Switch, which is younger than the other hardware platforms on the market, is maintaining its momentum. And it offset some of the declines that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One […]

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Sony’s PlayStation business gets new president and CEO, Jim Ryan

Sony’s gaming business has a new leader stepping in to take the top job. Jim Ryan will take over as SIE president and CEO beginning April 1. He is swapping places with current president and CEO John Kodera, who will take over Ryan’s role as SIE deputy president. Sony is noting that Kodera will continue […]

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Why NetEase and Quantic Dream are teaming up for games on multiple platforms

For the past 12 years, Quantic Dream has been making exclusive video games like Detroit: Become Human and Heavy Rain for the PlayStation 4. But Chinese internet company NetEase Games announced today it has acquired a minority stake in Quantic Dream. And that means that Quantic Dream will now make interactive storytelling games for a wider number of platforms. The […]

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NetEase invests in Detroit: Become Human game studio Quantic Dream

Chinese internet company NetEase Games has acquired a minority stake in Quantic Dream, the French game studio that created blockbuster games such as Detroit: Become Human and Heavy Rain. The investment will shore up Quantic Dream‘s ability to produce interactive storytelling games like Detroit: Become Human, a parable of modern society’s disturbing obsession with making […]

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Spider-Man For PS4 Gets New Fantastic Four-Themed Suits

Marvel’s Spider-Man, the PlayStation 4 game developed by Insomniac Games, is receiving two new suits for our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. The suits are based on Fantastic Four, another one of Marvel’s comic book superheroes, in fact, it’s first modern superhero cohort. While the Fantastic Four has taken a backseat to more popular Marvel characters in […]

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December 2018 NPD: Nintendo Switch dominates PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Nintendo Switch sales are off the charts. The system was the best-selling gaming console in the United States in December and for all of 2018, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. The Switch sold well throughout the year, but the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate gave it a massive boost to close out […]

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PUBG’s best new map is now live on consoles

Console players are getting the best new PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds map today. Vikendi, the snowy 6-kilometer-by-6-kilometer mountainous landscape, hit PC in December. It is launching on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 right now. And console players should get excited because Vikendi is everything you want from a battle royale map. One of the best things about […]

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Rocket League has cross-platform play on everything after Sony joins the fun

Fans of vehicular soccer on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC can now all play together. Developer Psyonix revealed today that Rocket League is in PlayStation’s cross-play beta program. This finally enables the game to pair players on PlayStation 4 with everyone else. Full cross-platform goes live for Rocket League today. “Today’s announcement […]

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