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Rumour: Sony's Virtual Reality Headset Works in Conjunction with PS4 Camera

Sony's Virtual Reality Headset Works in Conjunction with PS4 Camera

Due out this time next year

As the rumours surrounding the PlayStation 4 taught us before it was officially announced, there’s no smoke without fire. It seems, then, that Sony really is making a push into the virtual reality sector, quietly concocting a PS4 headset that could rival the Oculus Rift. Our friends over at Eurogamer.net broke the news...

News: PlayStation 4 Built Around Mark Cerny's Akihabara Test

PlayStation 4 Built Around Mark Cerny's Akihabara Test

Stop and stare

Even if you’ve never been to Japan, you’ll probably have some awareness of Akihabara. Literally the nation’s Electric Town, the district is famous for its abundance of gadgets and electrical goods. And according to lead architect Mark Cerny, the Tokyo-based shopping haven was one of the inspirations behind the design of the...

GamesCom 2013: Unbelievably, PS4 Pre-Orders Are Ahead of the PS2 and PS3

Unbelievably, PS4 Pre-Orders Are Ahead of the PS2 and PS3

Console set to smash records

Sony casually confirmed that PlayStation 4 pre-orders have exceeded one million units overnight, putting the next generation system on track to be the largest PlayStation launch in history. In fact, speaking with VideoGamer.com, SCEUK’s likeable gaffer Fergal Gara admitted that the numbers are already “way over and...

GamesCom 2013: You'll Be Able to Buy a PS4 from 15th November in North America

You'll Be Able to Buy a PS4 from 15th November in North America

Console coming to Europe on 29th November

Sony’s big GamesCom press conference brought plenty of huge announcements this evening, but the platform holder ended with an appropriate show-stopper, confirming that the PlayStation 4 will launch on 15th November in North America and 29th November in Europe. Considering that the rumours pointed to an...

GamesCom 2013: Sony Slashes Vita's Price to $199/€199

Sony Slashes Vita's Price to $199/€199

Memory cards also getting more affordable

Sony has lopped a significant amount of cash off the PlayStation Vita’s recommended retail price, bringing the system down to $199.99 in North America and €199.99 in Europe. Even more exciting, SCEE president Jim Ryan confirmed that it will be offering “significant reductions on the price of Vita...

News: PS4 Downloads Can Be Adapted Depending on Player Habits

PS4 Downloads Can Be Adapted Depending on Player Habits

Smart system

Much in the same way that we always move the tomato sauce to the front of the fridge, PlayStation 4 downloads can be rearranged depending on which modes and features prove the most popular. Speaking as part of an interview with The Guardian, DriveClub’s technical director Scott Kirkland explained that certain circuits and vehicles...

News: So, That PlayStation 4 RAM Saga Is Still Rolling

So, That PlayStation 4 RAM Saga Is Still Rolling

Paracetamol recommended

Does anyone have a headache yet? We feel like we’ve been ten rounds with Mike Tyson, and then forced to sit an advanced mathematics class at Oxford University. We succinctly summarised yesterday’s next generation RAM saga in a post late last night, but the details have changed ever so slightly today. Strap yourselves in...

News: Quick, the PS4 Is Back in Stock at Amazon.com

Quick, the PS4 Is Back in Stock at Amazon.com

What are you waiting for?

PlayStation 4 pre-order slots have become rarer than a smile from Kristen Stewart in recent weeks. As such, it’s with hurried excitement that we must inform you that there are launch day bundles back in stock at Amazon.com. Right now, you can snatch a system alongside Battlefield 4, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack,

News: Mark Cerny Wasn't Joking When He Said the PS4 Won't Overheat

Mark Cerny Wasn't Joking When He Said the PS4 Won't Overheat

Cold as ice

“Sony knows how to design the PlayStation 4 so that it won’t overheat,” noted a confident Mark Cerny earlier in the year. Turns out that the lead architect – who’s also working on launch title Knack – was not telling porkies either, as the next generation system will actually run at a cooler temperature than the existing...