Camouflaj director Ryan Payton was recently interviewed by the PlayStation Blog about their upcoming Iron Man VR game, which aims to really immerse you in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. One reason is because of physics-based flight, which obeys Newton’s laws of motion, so every frame processed includes calculations of up to a dozen forces, such as thrust, drag, and gravity — as well as our assistance systems — that output Iron Man’s trajectory through the sky. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Sony’s PlayStation Classic has just received a massive price but to just $24.99 at both Amazon and Best Buy. Originally priced at $99.99, the miniature game console includes two replica PlayStation Controllers (without analog sticks), an HDMI cable, and a USB Micro-A to standard USB-A cable. It weighs around 170 grams and measures 149 mm × 33 mm × 105 mm, approximately 80% smaller in volume than the original PlayStation. The console is powered by a MediaTek MT8167a Quad A35 system on a chip with four central processing cores clocked at @ 1.5 GHz, a Power VR GE8300 graphics processing unit, 16 GB of eMMC flash storage and 1 GB of DDR3 memory. Product page. Read more for a video of a plug-and-play solution to add more games and additional information.
Wall Street Journal’s Takashi Mochizuki recently posted a new video on Twitter teasing the PlayStation 5 loading times. To be more specific, it was “Sony’s official video comparing performance of PS4 Pro vs next-gen PlayStation.” You’ll not only get a glimpse of the loading times, but also the performance of Marvel’s Spider-Man between a PS4 Pro and PS5. Read more for the video and additional information.
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If Sony were to follow in the footsteps of Microsoft and release an all-digital version of their game console(s), then it would only make sense for the next-generation PlayStation 5 to have no disc drive. As for other specifications, it’s rumored that the PS5 will sport an 8-core AMD Ryzen processor with a GPU and AMD Navi architecture with ray tracing support as well as 8K games. Read more for a video, another picture an additional information.
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Mark Cerny, chief architect of the PS4 and the upcoming PS5, has just leaked new details about Sony’s next-generation console. In addition to boasting vastly improved CPU / GPU performance, increased system memory, the game console is reportedly going to offer 8K resolution and 3D audio, all powered by an AMD Ryzen-based chip with 8 cores on the new 7nm Zen 2 micro-architecture. The GPU is an adapted variant of the Radeon Navi family, complete with support for ray tracing. It’s expected to hit the market some time in 2020. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
First announced at the first ever PlayStation State of Play, Marvel’s Iron Man VR is hitting PlayStation VR exclusively this year, and it takes virtual reality to the next level. This game has you taking control of genius inventor Tony Stark, who confronts ghosts from his past—powerful forces that seek to ruin him and everything he stands for. Players will come face-to-face with iconic allies and Super Villains as they jet around the globe on a heroic mission to save not only Stark Industries, but the world itself. “We’ve set our sights on not only giving the player thrilling moment-to-moment action. But also a deeply personal, and appropriately funny, narrative that puts players in Tony Stark’s armored shoes,” said Camouflaj director Ryan Payton on the PlayStation Blog. Read more for a hands-on video impression and additional information.
Sony has just released a new PS4 firmware update (6.50) and this one adds Remote Play for iOS users, which means you’ll be able to stream and play games directly from an iPhone or iPad. Remote Play functionality first appeared on the PlayStation Vita in 2013 and then was later released on Mac and Window platforms three years later. Simply put, all you’ll need is a compatible iOS device and the Remote Play app. Once downloaded, just pair the device with your PS4, sign into your PSN account, and you’re ready to play. .Read more for a video showing how to set this up on your own iOS device.
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Sony’s PlayStation Vita has officially been discontinued, and for those who don’t know, it was the successor to the PlayStation Portable and first in Japan on December 17, 2011, with releases in North America, Europe, and other worldwide regions starting on February 22, 2012. As of today, production has ended on the last two SKUs, or to be more specific, the PS Vita 2000 series. These two models boast the same features as the original, but with a slightly smaller form factor, extended battery life, and an LCD screen replacing the OLED display. Read more for a video showing why you should still pick one up in 2019.
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Sony’s PlayStation 4 isn’t an expensive game console to begin with, but the company just slashed prices in South Korea and massive lines promptly ensued. Currently, the PS4 Pro was marked down from 498,000 South Korean Won ($444) to 348,000 KRW ($311), while the original PlayStation 4 got slashed from 378,000 KRW ($337) to 248,000 KRW ($221), and the PSVR can be snatched up at 298,000 KRW ($266), down from 448,000 KRW ($400). If you’re currently in South Korea and watch to cash in on these deals, you have until February 3. Read more for additional pictures of the crazy lines and additional information.
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Sony’s PlayStation Classic may not have been a runaway success due to its limited game library, but there are several workarounds, and it’s being offered for just $54.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Straight from the box it comes pre-loaded with 20 fan-favorite games along with two wired controllers for local multiplayer showdowns and a virtual memory card for vital game saves. This miniature console is approximately 45% smaller than the original PlayStation and includes a HDMI cable to connect directly to a television set. Product page. Read more for a video showing how to play PSP games on the PlayStation Classic.