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News: Your PlayStation Network Games Won't Work on PlayStation 4

Your PlayStation Network Games Won't Work on PlayStation 4

In fact, none of your current PlayStation 3 content will carry across

We warned you not to expect backward compatibility on the PlayStation 4. If you followed our advice then hopefully you’re not too disappointed, because Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has revealed that your existing PlayStation 3 content will not work on the next...

News: Gaikai's Extensive PS4 Role Comes to Light

Gaikai's Extensive PS4 Role Comes to Light

Backward compatibility streaming, Vita to PS4 Remote Play

After last year's acquisition of Gaikai, many have been wondering just how prominent the game streaming company and its technology would be for PlayStation 4. The answer was given during the console's big announcement event this evening, and it became clear that the company is delivering...

News: Sony Refreshes Gaikai Website with Iconic PlayStation Imagery

Sony Refreshes Gaikai Website with Iconic PlayStation Imagery

It's happening

Sony’s keeping tight-lipped about its plans for cloud-streaming company Gaikai, but a new image on the latter’s website indicates that changes are taking place behind the scenes. The picture shows the recently acquired company’s logo surrounded by multiple PlayStation mascots such as Nathan Drake, Sackboy, Raiden and a...

News: Gaikai Purchase Could Bring Gaming to Other Sony Devices

Gaikai Purchase Could Bring Gaming to Other Sony Devices

Silver lining

While Sony’s unexpected $380 million acquisition of Gaikai was initiated by Sony Computer Entertainment this week, there’s still a sense that the deal was passed for reasons outside of PlayStation. After all, the very idea of cloud gaming is that state-of-the-art experiences can be enjoyed on significantly weaker connected devices...

News: Sony Purchases Gaikai for $380 Million

Sony Purchases Gaikai for $380 Million

Cloud nine

There was truth to the rumours after all. Sony has just announced that it has purchased leading cloud gaming service Gaikai for a cool $380 million. Put that in your pipe and smoke it. Sony’s Andrew House said that as a result of the deal, users will be able to “instantly enjoy a broad array of content ranging from immersive core...