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News: Sony: PS4 Will Remain Difficult to Find Until the Summer

Sony: PS4 Will Remain Difficult to Find Until the Summer

What a sell out

Sony’s next-gen super machine will remain supply constrained until the summer, group president Andrew House has told the Wall Street Journal. Previously, the platform holder indicated that the PlayStation 4 would become readily available in April, but the aforesaid executive stressed that the organisation is still struggling to...

News: What If You Could Control a PS4 Game With Your Eyes?

What If You Could Control a PS4 Game With Your Eyes?

Point your peepers at this

The enthusiasm surrounding Sony’s booth at the Game Developers Conference may be pointed squarely at its Project Morpheus virtual reality headset, but the platform holder also has a nifty innovation on display behind closed doors. Previously announced during the PlayStation 4’s launch livestream last year,...

News: What Does the PS4 Controller's Light Bar Add to inFAMOUS: Second Son?

What Does the PS4 Controller's Light Bar Add to inFAMOUS: Second Son?

Yellow LED-better

Light bar watch is one of the more entertaining pastimes in this editor’s embarrassingly non-existent social life. Here at Push Square towers we can’t seem to decide whether the PlayStation 4 controller’s illuminating surface is a slice of genius or a load of old tosh. As such, we’ve committed ourselves to writing...

Review: inFAMOUS: Second Son (PlayStation 4)

inFAMOUS: Second Son (PlayStation 4)

Heart-shaped sandbox

Sucker Punch’s primary superpower is its ability to craft compelling connections through the controller. inFAMOUS: Second Son – the third entry in the Seattle-based studio’s comic book-inspired series – is no exception, fusing the DualShock 4 to your fingertips like some kind of elaborate costume piece. The potent...

News: Does the PlayStation 4's Virtual Reality Headset Actually Work?

Does the PlayStation 4's Virtual Reality Headset Actually Work?

Mighty Morpheus

We knew all about Project Morpheus prior to its announcement at the Game Developers Conference yesterday. Sony hadn’t openly acknowledged the virtual reality headset, of course, but many of the details regarding it had already leaked out. Those rumours turned out to be true, as the peripheral is pretty much exactly what we...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 1.70 Enhances Share and Shuts Down HDCP

PS4 Firmware Update 1.70 Enhances Share and Shuts Down HDCP

Broadcast yourself

It’s barely been 24 hours since we received PlayStation 4 firmware update v1.62, but Sony is already thinking about the system’s next major update. Perhaps responding to criticism regarding the recent optional upgrade, the firm has confirmed that major enhancements are coming in the near future as part of mandatory refresh...

Reaction: Price Is the Reality That Threatens to Pull Project Morpheus Out of the Matrix

Price Is the Reality That Threatens to Pull Project Morpheus Out of the Matrix

Red pill, blue pill

Sony was in a jubilant mood at the Game Developers Conference once again last night. The platform holder is starting to really enjoy the industry focused convention, having spent the previous show flaunting its newfound indie focus. This year’s event was always going to be all about virtual reality, though, and Worldwide Stu

News: The Lead Designer of inFAMOUS: Second Son Has Left Sucker Punch

The Lead Designer of inFAMOUS: Second Son Has Left Sucker Punch

Another one bites the dust

It's been a tough few weeks for Sony's Worldwide Studios. With the recent departures of several high profile developers, including Uncharted series director Amy Hennig, we're starting to notice a bit of a worrying trend. And it seems that yet another creative has joined the causality list, as Jaime Griesemer – the lead...

News: PlayStation Vita Gets App Happy in North America

PlayStation Vita Gets App Happy in North America

Anime, hockey, and concerts

Starting now in North America, you'll be able to download three new applications for your PlayStation Vita: Crunchyroll, NHL GameCenter Live, and Qello. Adding to the long list of apps that already includes the likes of Crackle, Facebook, Flickr, NBA Game Time, Netflix, Skype, Tune In Radio, and YouTube, it's safe to...

News: Sony: PS4's Project Morpheus Will Shape the Future of Games

Sony: PS4's Project Morpheus Will Shape the Future of Games

Into the matrix

While it wasn’t a surprise to see Sony strap on its rumoured virtual reality headset during the company’s GDC keynote overnight, it perhaps was a shock to see just how hard the organisation’s banking on the device. During its presentation, the platform holder was keen to stress that Project Morpheus is not merely an...

News: PS4's Virtual Reality Headset Project Morpheus Officially Unveiled

PS4's Virtual Reality Headset Project Morpheus Officially Unveiled

Hold onto your high-tech helmet

As anticipated, Sony has announced its rumoured PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset. Elaborately dubbed Project Morpheus, the wearable peripheral is the culmination of years of research, which dates all the way back to the origins of the PlayStation Move project. As a consequence, the device — pictured above —...

News: Oculus VR: PS4 Virtual Reality Could Open Doors, But It Must Be Done Right

Oculus VR: PS4 Virtual Reality Could Open Doors, But It Must Be Done Right

Very diplomatic

While the entire industry’s attention will be pointed at Sony’s anticipated ‘Future of Innovation at PlayStation’ panel today, the concentration of one company in particular will be a little sharper than everyone else. Oculus VR, the technology upstart behind PC-based headset Oculus Rift, may have spearheaded the current...

News: Sony to Strap on PS4's Virtual Reality Headset at GDC Today

Sony to Strap on PS4's Virtual Reality Headset at GDC Today

Probably, anyway

The seconds are ticking away ahead of Sony’s expected PlayStation 4 virtual reality unveiling today. In truth, the circumstances surrounding the anticipated accessory’s announcement are a little odd, as the platform holder is not planning a livestream of any kind. Writing on Twitter, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida...

News: Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Prison break

Sony’s vibrant Monster Hunter-esque PlayStation Vita exclusive Freedom Wars will break free from its development shackles on 26th June in Japan, the platform holder has announced. However, the title will deploy without online multiplayer, which will be added as part of a gigantic post-release update due out sometime later in the...

News: Guerrilla Games Puts a Bullet in PS4 Sequel Killzone: Shadow Fall's Lag

Guerrilla Games Puts a Bullet in PS4 Sequel Killzone: Shadow Fall's Lag

How to Sev a life

First-party outfit Guerrilla Games is one of the most fascinating studios in the industry at the minute. While its PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall was flawed in places, the Dutch developer’s earnest approach to responding to community queries has been nothing short of staggering over the past four or five...