Hardware News - Page 3

Poll: Should the PS4 Pro Have a UHD Blu-ray Player?

Should the PS4 Pro Have a UHD Blu-ray Player?

A moment of clarity

Sony took a bath on the PlayStation 3 just to get Blu-ray into as many homes as possible, so it's strange to see the company ignore the fledgling Ultra High-Definition Blu-ray format a decade later. Times have changed since the turbulent days of 2006, of course: streaming is, for many, their primary means of consuming media now...

TGS 2016: Ogle Some Off-Screen PS4 Pro Images

Ogle Some Off-Screen PS4 Pro Images

Final Fantasy XV! Uncharted 4! Horizon: Zero Dawn!

With regards to 4K resolution and HDR, you really need to see the PlayStation 4 Pro with your own eyes in order to appreciate the improvements that it offers. However, at the Tokyo Game Show this week, Sony is showing off a handful of titles on a very expensive panel – and Game Watch took a few...

News: UK Store GAME Will Sell You a PS4 Pro for £174.99

UK Store GAME Will Sell You a PS4 Pro for £174.99

But you'll need to make some trades

Many have asked whether retailers intend to offer trade-up programmes for the recently announced PlayStation 4 Pro, and it looks like GAME is the first. The UK outlet will sell you one of the supercharged systems for £174.99 – assuming that you're willing to make some trades. It's worth noting that this offer...

Video: We Got One of Those PS4 Slim Things

We Got One of Those PS4 Slim Things

And ours isn't off the back of a lorry

Leaks presumably irritate every organisation operating in the games industry, but Sony must have been particularly peeved by the PlayStation 4 Slim's premature reveal. Today we learned an important lesson about the diminutive device: it's not very photogenic. Like, at all. To the degree where we gave up...

TGS 2016: Final Fantasy XV PS4 Slim Is Over the Moon

Final Fantasy XV PS4 Slim Is Over the Moon

Another Noctis in the bedpost

Sony announced the first custom PlayStation 4 Slim hardware design – and it's a tasty one. The Luna Edition – which, sadly, won't be available in the PS4 Pro format it seems – will cost ¥‎39,980 (~$392) and will feature the moon motif from Final Fantasy XV on its front. It will come with a copy of the game,...

News: Will PS4 Pro Improve Games on Traditional 1080p HDTVs?

Will PS4 Pro Improve Games on Traditional 1080p HDTVs?

Yes, and here's a quick look at how

Sony will have learned a lot about PlayStation 4 Pro and how to market the machine this week, with the way it talks about traditional 1080p televisions being a crucial reality check. While the new hardware has clearly been designed to excel in 4K with HDR switched on, it's simply not true that the console will...

News: There'll Be a Logo on PS4 Pro Enhanced Game Cases

There'll Be a Logo on PS4 Pro Enhanced Game Cases

Oh great

It's usually around this stage in the generation that box art gets completely murdered by superfluous logos, and between PlayStation VR and the new PlayStation 4 Pro, the Japanese giant is planning to make a right old mess. Games Radar reports that titles enhanced by Sony's new hardware – which should, we must stress, end up being all...

Feature: Everything You Need to Know About PS4 Pro

Everything You Need to Know About PS4 Pro

All of your questions answered

Sony was always going to have difficulty explaining what the PlayStation 4 Pro is – and, perhaps more importantly, who it's for – during its PlayStation Meeting press conference this week. The console, which represents a kind of half-step for the existing PS4 model, is not intended to blur generations or begin...