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After the official reveal 2-weeks ago, most of us know that the upcoming Sony PlayStation 5 will boast a customized solid state drive designed for high-speed data streaming as well as a semi-custom AMD GPU capable of ray tracing, support for 4K resolution displays, high framerates, new audio hardware for real-time 3D audio effects, and backward compatibility with most PS4 and PS VR games. Read more for additional pictures of a matte black variant of the console by Alexandre Touguet.
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A security software engineer who goes by CTurt has discovered an exploit for the PS2’s DVD player that enables users to play unofficial games. To be more specific, this exploits the console’s DVD player functionality by triggering a corruption in video playback, which then allows you to run a game through the hole in the system’s copy protection. Read more for three videos and additional information.
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It’s only a matter of time before game consoles come with built-in projectors, and the first may look something like the Sony PlayStation R (PSR). This device boasts a built-in 4K HDR projector that turns your entire room into an immersive gaming experience, similar to RAZR’s Project Ariana. How does it work? Well, it first scans your room, and then games are displayed on all walls using 3D projection mapping. Read more for additional pictures.
Activision has just revealed Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms. This is the first original Crash Bandicoot installment in over 10 years, and it’s most certainly worth the wait. Featuring a fresh new art style for that maintains the zany spirit of the franchise while also breathing new life into it. Read more for the first trailer, additional pictures and information.
Insomniac Games announced this week that Spider-Man: Miles Morales will be a standalone game rather than expansion. This upcoming action-adventure game developed is set to be a launch title on the PlayStation 5. It follows up on the The City That Never Sleeps DLC, where Miles Morales is bitten by a genetically-enhanced spider and gains more powers than Peter Parker, along with a black / red Spider-Man suit. Read more for a first look video and additional information.
Demon’s Souls is an action role-playing game developed by From Software for the PlayStation 3 and originally released in October 2009. Today, the developer announced a remake coming to the Sony PlayStation 5. For those who’ve never played the original, players assume the role of a hero brought to Boletaria to kill its fallen king Allant and pacify the Old One. You navigate five different worlds from a hub called the Nexus. Read more for a trailer, screenshots and additional information.
Insomniac Games is bringing their action platformer franchise to the all-new Sony PS5. Introducing Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, which shows the famous duo hopping between dimensions using portals, showcasing the console’s power. This game was built from the ground up on the PlayStation 5 platform and makes use of the DualSense controller’s feedback. Read more for the trailer and additional information.
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Another day, another Sony PS5 leak, and this time, we get a glimpse at its cooling system, courtesy of patent. The sketches depict a v-shaped cooling system that funnels air from one side of the console to the other. A depressed space in the middle lets air flow freely to cool the console’s high-end AMD processor, which runs at constant power continuously. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Cyberpunk 2077 is officially set for release on September 17, 2020 on the Xbox One / PS4, but you can grab a copy for $49.94 if you pre-order this weekend, originally $59.99. This open world, action adventure game is set in Night City, where you assume the role of V, a mercenary outlaw going after unique implant that is the key to immortality. Players can customize their character’s cyberware, skillset and playstyle, all the while exploring a vast city where the choices you make shape the story as well as the world around you. Pre-order page. Read more for a 45-minute gameplay preview and additional information.
Marvel’s Iron Man VR lets you use two PlayStation Move controllers to fire up the superhero’s Repulsor Jets and blast into the skies with an arsenal of high-tech gear at your fingertips. You’ll be able to upgrade tech in Tony Stark’s garage to customize Iron Man’s sleek armor and awesome abilities, and go up against enemies in high stakes, action-packed battles. Pre-order page. Read more for an in-depth first look video and additional information.