Sony announced today that it plans to launch a miniature games console designed to resemble the original PlayStation, but 45% smaller, and it comes pre-loaded with 20 vintage games to boot. Officially called the "PlayStation Classic," the new console shares the design of the original PlayStation that launched in 1994, but is considerably smaller, priced at $99.99. You'll find classic titles, like the 1997 role-playing game Final Fantasy VII to the 1998-1999 racing game R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 and Tekken 3. Continue reading for another video and more information.
These PlayStation 2 sneakers may look official, but they're actually the work of console modder Pino Linto. It's basically a pair of Nike VaporMax Plus kicks with gamepad buttons placed down the sides and a PlayStation logo added. Unfortunately, they can't be used to play games, but at the very least, they're great conversation pieces. Continue reading for a video preview.
Sony has decided to commemorate selling 500-million PlayStation consoles - 525.3-million to be exact - by releasing a limited edition PS4 Pro. Limited to just 50,000 units worldwide, the bundle includes a translucent-blue console with matching DualShock 4 controller, a stand, headset, and a PlayStation Camera. Continue reading for an unboxing video, more pictures and information.
Another day, another PlayStation 5 concept, especially this time of year, when E3 is in full session. Designed by Joseph Dumary, this device features a Smart Console that records and adapts gamers' behavior to provide preferred controller settings, apply game options automatically, and install necessary apps to enhance the gaming experience. However, the most innovative feature are the new DualShock controllers, which boast "Watt Up" technology by the Energous Group, which permanently keeps the gamepads charged wirelessly. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.
Since Sony is a part of the Blu-ray Disc Founders Group, it would be very fitting of them to give the format one last hurrah before going fully digital, and the PlayStation 5 could be the perfect game console to do so. In the concept above, an opening around the edge of the circle enables users to slide discs directly into the console. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The PlayStation 4 may be on its way out for the next-generation model, but Sony has yet to release a portable version. This custom solution, by "My Mate Vince", could be the next best thing, as it "allows you to play your PS4 locally within Bluetooth range on a handheld screen with no lag (very little, not noticeable)." It's better than Remote Play since you have a full 1080p, even on PS4 and PS4 Slim, and no latency. "It has a 1080p 10" screen which looks lovely. By using Wireless HDMI and the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con it makes it possible to mimic the best feature of the Wii U which is the 2nd handheld screen," adds Vince. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos, including one about the time it rained for 2-million years.
Nike teamed up with Sony to unveil Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Paul George's latest signature shoe, the PG-2 PlayStation Colorway, which combines his loves of basketball and gaming. Featuring both his own logo on one tongue and the iconic PS logo on the other, the design is dark blue, with neon sprinkles above the sole. On the technical side, the two logos light up and even vibrate when pressed, similar to real DualShock controllers, and is powered by a non-replaceable 150-hour battery. "It's amazing the relationship I have with Nike. They really took my inspiration and took my input to heart and created the shoe," said George. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
The Evil Within 2 takes the acclaimed franchise to a new level with its unique blend of psychological thrills and true survival horror, and it's being offered for just $19.99, today only, originally $59.99. Sebastian Castellanos has lost everything, including his daughter, Lily. To save her, he's forced to partner with Mobius, the shadowy group responsible for the destruction of his former life. For his last chance at redemption, the only way out is in. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.
Sony's PlayStation VR Skyrim Bundle reimagines the complete epic fantasy masterpiece with an unparalleled sense of scale, depth, and immersion, all for $349.99 shipped, today only, originally $449.99. This bundle vault you into the world of Skyrim in virtual reality, including a PlayStation VR headset, PlayStation Camera, two PlayStation Move controllers, and the Skyrim VR game. From battling ancient dragons to exploring rugged mountains and more, Skyrim VR brings to life a complete open world for you to experience any way you choose. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and more information.
There's the PS4 Pro, and then KEI Studios' custom-built PlayStation2 Unify. Based on the best-selling game console of all-time, the PS2, this portable console is fully-functional, and even has a working disc drive. "In our home now PS2 has been pushing in earlier, but some of the games I want to play will come to mind. However, since I am also a good age, I do not have the energy to pull the PS 2 out of the parent's pusher and wire it and clean up again. So I came up with PS2 for my light gamer. It is independent production of PS2 portable game machine. PS 2 has already been converted into a handheld game machine by overseas MOD teachers, and its photos and movies are released on the web. So there is no new idea of converting PS2 handheld gaming machine, it is late for over 10 years," said KEI. Continue reading for five more incredible custom PS2 portable consoles.