The SNES-CD, aka Super Nintendo PlayStation, refers to an unreleased peripheral for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). The device and the format were to build upon the functionality of the cartridge-based SNES by adding support for higher capacity compact discs. The SNES-CD platform was developed in a partnership between Nintendo and Sony. Another partnership with Philips yielded some poorly received Nintendo-themed games for the competing CD-i game console instead of the SNES-CD. Sony independently furthered its developments into its own console, which resulted in the release of the original PlayStation, a chief competitor of the SNES's cartridge-based successor, the Nintendo 64. Continue reading for more cool facts about the SNES PlayStation.
You know you're a hardcore gamer, when...the police are the first ones you turn to after a network outage. Sony' PlayStation Network was knocked offline for about three days during Christmas week, and when that happened, a caller to Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office 911 system asked a dispatcher for assistance on the issue. In the 911 call recording obtained by WPTV, the caller asks, "I was wondering, do you guys know anything about that?" Continue reading to listen in on the entire convo.
Sony's PS4 console w/inFamous and 3mos. PlayStation Plus is currently being offered for only $399 shipped, this weekend only. PlayStation Plus gives you exclusive access to a diverse range of immersive online multiplayer experiences to suit all players' tastes, from Killzone Shadow Fall to DriveClub, Watch_Dogs and Destiny. Product page - details for the freebies will be emailed after purchase. Continue reading for official inFAMOUS: Second Son gameplay and more information.
PlayStation 4 redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features.
Background downloading and updating capability also allows you to immediately play digital titles as they download, or update the system when the hardware is powered off.
PlayStation 4 lets you instantly share images and videos of your favorite gameplay moments on Facebook with a single press of the "share" button on the Dualshock 4 controller.
Broadcast while you play in real-time through Ustream, allowing friends to comment or jump into your game in new ways.
PlayStation TV, also known as the PlayStation Vita TV, is basically a microconsole and streaming device in-one. Instead of featuring a display screen, the console connects to a television via HDMI and gamers can play using a DualShock 3 controller. The device is said to be compatible with over 100 Vita games, as well as various digital PlayStation Portable, PlayStation, and PC Engine titles, along with titles streamed from the upcoming PlayStation Now service. Product page. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
PS4 fans rejoice! Sony revealed Project Morpheus at GDC 2014 (Game Developer Conference) in San Francisco yesterday, and it's basically a virtual reality headset designed for their flagship gaming console. According to Yoshida, Morpheus is the "culmination of our work over the last three years to realize our vision of VR for games, and to push the boundaries of play." Continue reading for a video news report and more information.
There's nothing wrong with fans coming up with concept images, and this one by David Hansson looks very interesting to say the least. The first thing you probably noticed with the monolithic, glowing console, and then the carbon fiber controllers. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video exploring just how much of our brain we actually use.
Sony's PS4 is sold out just about everywhere, whether it be online or a brick and mortar store, but Amazon has just got some back in stock. Best of all, if you order now, the console can still arrive before Christmas. The PS4 system is centered around a powerful custom chip that contains eight x86-64 cores and a state of the art 1.84 TFLOPS graphics processor with 8 GB of ultra-fast GDDR5 unified system memory, easing game creation and increasing the richness of content achievable on the platform. For those looking to pick up a few to resell, now would also be a great time to stock up. Product page. Continue reading for an Xbox One vs. PS4 comparison video and more information.
For gamers, it may have seemed like just yesterday when Sony debuted the original PlayStation console, but in reality, it's already been nearly 13-years 19-years. This infographic shows just how much the PlayStation controller has changed over the years, including the upcoming PlayStation 4. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone aging from child to grandparent in just minutes.
Sony's PlayStation 4 will be officially hitting stores on November 15 in North America, retailing at $399. Gamers will be able to play games while they install to the PS4's hard drive and be able to enjoy PS1/PS2/PS3 games through Gaikai's cloud-streaming service. Product page. Continue reading for a video preview and more information.
Ok, so Sony hasn't yet finalized the design for their upcoming PlayStation 4 console, but here's one concept design it definitely won't look like. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a video of 64 voice impressions in under 7-minutes.