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News: Tom Clancy's The Division Hints at What Your PS4 Can Do

Tom Clancy's The Division Hints at What Your PS4 Can Do

Snow way

If the PlayStation 4 has yet to impress you from a visual perspective, then you may want to sit tight until Massive Entertainment’s tactical third-person shooter Tom Clancy’s The Division deploys next year. Developed using a brand new engine named Snowdrop, the upcoming release aims to introduce you to a world built specifically for...

News: Sony's Latest HMZ-T3 Headset Will Cost You a Measly £1,300

Sony's Latest HMZ-T3 Headset Will Cost You a Measly £1,300

A sign of things to come

Before the confusion kicks in, allow us to offer some clarification: the Sony HMZ-T3 is not the company’s rumoured PlayStation 4 headset. Instead, this is the latest version of its personal viewer line, which it’s been quietly dabbling with for a while. The space-age device was on display at the IFA 2013 convention in...

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: Geomerics Illuminates Impressive PS4 Lighting Demo

Geomerics Illuminates Impressive PS4 Lighting Demo

Shining some light on the system

It’s been almost exactly a month since we got our first look at the PlayStation 4, no doubt leaving many of you eager for your second glimpse at the console in action. Fortunately, lighting specialist Geomerics has released a demonstration of its new next generation real-time global illumination engine, Enlighten...

News: PS4 Will 'Out-Power Most PCs for Years to Come', Says Just Cause Developer

PS4 Will 'Out-Power Most PCs for Years to Come', Says Just Cause Developer

Avalanche Studios particularly impressed with Sony's next generation hardware

Linus Blomberg, a leading technical officer at Just Cause 2 developer Avalanche Studios, is seriously excited for the PlayStation 4. In an interview with GamingBolt, the employee praised the platform’s developer-friendly environment and the vision behind the...

News: Sony Bets the Bank on 4K Technology at CES

Sony Bets the Bank on 4K Technology at CES

Through the looking glass

No, the PlayStation 4 was not announced during Sony’s widely publicised CES press conference in Las Vegas last night. But while the manufacturer failed to mention its range of PlayStation platforms in any meaningful capacity, it still offered a hint at what we can expect from its next console – and that’s 4K...

News: Sony's LiveAction AR Will Blow Your Mind

Sony's LiveAction AR Will Blow Your Mind

The future

Sony’s been meddling with augmented reality for years, and this brand new LiveAction AR trailer shows just how far the company's come. The footage shows a poster being scanned with a smartphone, only for a lady inexplicably dressed as a schoolgirl to climb out of the display and pose for a photograph. It’s really creepy, but the...

News: This Chinese Handheld Looks Pretty Familiar

This Chinese Handheld Looks Pretty Familiar

Copy cat

Meet the DROID X360, a dodgy new device designed by Chinese manufacturer Long Xun Software. The handheld unit – which boasts a striking resemblance to the PlayStation Vita – runs Android 4.0 and comes pre-loaded with an array of illegal emulators. It has a 5" multitouch capacitive screen, front and rear facing cameras, and 8GB of...

News: Watch Left 4 Dead Running on PlayStation Vita

Watch Left 4 Dead Running on PlayStation Vita

Endless possibilities

If you thought PlayStation Mobile (formerly PlayStation Suite) was merely a limited software development kit designed to get indie titles running on the Vita, then you might need to adjust your expectations. One technical magician has managed to build a remote play-esque application that allows PC shooter Left 4 Dead to run on...

News: Square Enix Reveals the Future of Final Fantasy

Square Enix Reveals the Future of Final Fantasy

Treat your senses

If Square Enix’s real-time Luminous Technology demonstration is representative of the visual fidelity we can expect from PlayStation 4, then wake us up when the next console comes around. The Japanese company revealed the breath-taking demo below during a press demonstration at E3 in Los Angeles. Even more incredibly, chief...

News: Epic Games to Demo Unreal Engine 4 at GDC

Epic Games to Demo Unreal Engine 4 at GDC

Behind closed doors

Epic Games has committed to showing off the next-gen version of its Unreal Engine 4 middleware technology at next week’s Game Developers Conference. Sadly, the presentation will be limited to “select licensees, partners and prospective customers” bound by strict NDAs. In short: we won’t be getting a glimpse at the new...

News: Ever Wondered What A PlayStation Vita Looks Like Without Its Clothes?

Ever Wondered What A PlayStation Vita Looks Like Without Its Clothes?

As has become customary at every new hardware launch, images of a dismantled PlayStation Vita have emerged online

We were saddened to discover that the system is not powered by fairy-dust and the blood of Ken Kutaragi, but instead totally boring electronic parts. Still, make sure you enjoy these photographs: someone sacrificed their PlayStation Vita just so you could look at its insides. That's..