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News: Sorry, You Won't Be Able to Change Your PS4's Background

Sorry, You Won't Be Able to Change Your PS4's Background

Not yet, anyway

Toss aside your favourite corn-on-the-cob dynamic theme, as the PlayStation 4 will not allow you to customise console’s hub screen out of the box. Sony Worldwide Studios president – and pillar of online knowledge – Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the tidbit on Twitter, responding to a couple of fan requests in his famously direct...

News: PlayStation Vita Connecting to PS4 with Imminent Application

PlayStation Vita Connecting to PS4 with Imminent Application

A link to the future

The upcoming PlayStation App sure sounds useful, but it’s pointless if you don’t happen to own an iOS or Android powered device. Fortunately, platform holder Sony has not forgotten about the PlayStation Vita, as it’s hinted that some of the features and functionality from its smartphone software will be added to its...

News: Yoshida: Microsoft Has Very Smart People, We Don't Take Them Lightly

Yoshida: Microsoft Has Very Smart People, We Don't Take Them Lightly

Executive recognises Xbox One threat

By all accounts, the PlayStation 4 may be the system to beat this Christmas – but that’s not stopped Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida from recognising the lingering threat of Microsoft and the Xbox One. Speaking with our friends over at Games Industry.biz, the humble executive complimented

Weirdness: Now Shuhei Yoshida's Sent David Cage to Sleep

Now Shuhei Yoshida's Sent David Cage to Sleep

Jet lag

If you’re suffering from a mild case of insomnia, you may find that spending time with a prominent PlayStation executive cures your illness. In response to Shuhei Yoshida’s hilarious nap during one of David Cage’s customary monologues at GamesCom last month, the likeable public figures have turned the tables at the Tokyo Game Show –...

News: Yoshida: Stay Tuned for PS Vita TV Plans in Western Regions

Yoshida: Stay Tuned for PS Vita TV Plans in Western Regions

Don't turn that dial

It had to happen, didn’t it? You take a week out of the office, and the entire complexion of the PlayStation ecosystem changes in the early hours of the very first day. This particular author first learned about the newly announced PS Vita TV during a scratchy telephone call back to head office amid the cavernous nothingness...

News: You'll Be Able to Purchase and Download PS4 Games Wherever You Are

You'll Be Able to Purchase and Download PS4 Games Wherever You Are

Every little helps

While the act of actually booting up the PlayStation 3's store to purchase software has become increasingly convoluted over the past couple of years, the PlayStation 4 is going to make things really simple. Responding to a request on Twitter, likeable Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida explained that you won’t even need...

News: Yoshida: It's a Luxury for Us to Not Have to Reveal Everything in Production for PS4

Yoshida: It's a Luxury for Us to Not Have to Reveal Everything in Production for PS4

Hold your horses

Despite announcing an unprecedented number of titles at GamesCom this week, Sony’s suffered a bit of a backlash for focusing on grassroots development rather than its internal studios. For some, the PlayStation 4 is lacking in the first-party blockbuster department, with only Killzone: Shadow Fall, inFAMOUS: Second Son,

Weirdness: Even the President of Sony's Worldwide Studios Needs Some Sleep

Even the President of Sony's Worldwide Studios Needs Some Sleep

Zzzzz

Moments after stealing the show at GamesCom 2013, Sony livestreamed a roundtable session with a slew of notable PlayStation developers, including Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida. Sadly, it seems that the impact of the show – and travelling halfway around the world – took its toll on the popular executive, as he was caught...

News: What Does the PS4 Controller's Light Bar Do in Killzone: Shadow Fall?

What Does the PS4 Controller's Light Bar Do in Killzone: Shadow Fall?

Red means dead

The controller for the PlayStation 4 is rich with new features, but one of its more noticeable additions is the light bar plastered on the top. Similarly to the PlayStation Move, the illuminated streak can be used in conjunction with the new PlayStation Eye for enhanced motion tracking. But it can also provide realtime gameplay...