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Hardware Review: Oyen Digital U32 Shadow 500GB External Hard Drive for PS3

Oyen Digital U32 Shadow 500GB External Hard Drive for PS3

Backup plan

Data is quickly becoming the digital thorn in our sides. As technology continues to integrate itself into our day-to-day lives, it’s becoming increasingly important to have a sequence of fail safes in place should something go wrong. But while the art of backing up is now a common practice in the office and home, it’s less commonly...

News: Tretton: PlayStation Vita's Got a Dedicated Fanbase, It's Just Not Big Enough

Tretton: PlayStation Vita's Got a Dedicated Fanbase, It's Just Not Big Enough

Growing pains

While it’s now host to a pretty strong selection of games, the PlayStation Vita is still struggling to garner the commercial success that it probably deserves. Hardware numbers are catastrophically low, and it’s failing to secure big third-party brands as a result. Despite this, SCEA president Jack Tretton believes that there’s...

News: PS4 System Architect Mark Cerny Didn't See The Console Casing Until E3

PS4 System Architect Mark Cerny Didn't See The Console Casing Until E3

"I was in the nosebleed seats with the rest of the audience"

Mark Cerny is an industry veteran and the man behind the PS4's internal architecture. You might assume that this means he will have been one of the first people to see the console's sleek external casing — but you'd be wrong. Cerny has revealed that he decided against seeing the PS4...

News: Sony's Considering Multiple PS4 Hardware Packages

Sony's Considering Multiple PS4 Hardware Packages

Value added

To date, Sony’s only really announced one version of the PlayStation 4. The competitively priced $399.99 option includes the console and a DualShock 4, but the platform holder is considering deploying some bigger bundles. In an interview with MCV, SCEE president Jim Ryan added that larger packages are something that the platform...

News: PlayStation Vita Mega Pack Bundles Outrageous Value

PlayStation Vita Mega Pack Bundles Outrageous Value

Pick up an 8GB memory card with 10 free games

We all know that the price of the PlayStation Vita’s memory cards is an enormous issue, but Sony is attempting to offset the problem by launching a new line of 8GB cards bundling ten downloadable titles. Due out on 21st June in Europe for €39.99, the tempting Mega Pack includes an empty storage...

News: Sony's Sending These Awesome Custom PS3s to Its Partners

Sony's Sending These Awesome Custom PS3s to Its Partners

You know you want one

Sony’s been in a very charitable mood lately, attempting to entice developers such as Mojang with PlayStation-related goodies. But while the gold PSone that the platform holder sent to Markus ‘Notch’ Persson was nice, these custom PlayStation 3 consoles take things a step further. Adam Boyes, the head of publisher and...

News: Sony's Actively Pushing for Sturdier Game Performances on PS4

Sony's Actively Pushing for Sturdier Game Performances on PS4

Smooth as silk

Sony’s hoping that the added horsepower of the PlayStation 4 will put an end to inconsistent frame rates and low resolution visuals. Chatting with Eurogamer.net in a recent feature, Just Add Water’s head honcho Stewart Gilray revealed that the platform holder is “actively pushing” for games that run at 60 frames per second...

News: Sony: We've Learned Pricing Lessons for PlayStation 4

Sony: We've Learned Pricing Lessons for PlayStation 4

Platform holder hints that the system probably won't break the bank

Sony has admitted that it was forced to learn hard lessons regarding the pricing of the PlayStation 3, and it will put those into practice with its impending next generation console. Chatting with EDGE magazine, Worldwide Studios vice president Michael Denny revealed that the...