Ukrainian authorities seized 3,800 Sony PlayStation 4 consoles being used for a cryptocurrency mining operation, and despite not being the most efficient machine for the task, the sheer number of them got the job done. Other hardware seized include over 50 computer processors and 500 graphics processing units (GPUs). The group of miners were charged with “theft of water, electricity or thermal energy through its unauthorized use.” Read more for another picture and additional information.
Always wanted a PlayStation 5 and gaming PC in one? Modding Cafe has just the 2-in-1 build for you. On the PC side of things that is housed in a custom case, you’ll find an Intel Core i9 11900k CPU, 32GB of XPG Spectrix D50 RAM, a 1TB Western Digital WD_Black SN850 NVMe SSD, an ASUS ROG Strix RTX 3080 OC Gaming graphics card, and a CoolerMaster V850 SFX Gold power supply unit. Read more for a video of the build and additional information.
Electronic Arts Inc. and DICE revealed the first gameplay trailer for Battlefield 2042, a groundbreaking first-person shooter powered by cutting-edge technology that pushes the capabilities of next generation hardware. The title drops players into a near-future, all-out-war experience that includes game-changing destruction, matches filled with up to 128 players and real-time events that reshape the battlefield. Read more for the video, screenshots and additional information.
Set for release this summer is Fracked, a cel-shaded first-person shooter for PlayStation VR. This made-for-VR action adventure game seamlessly combines fast paced, 1:1 run and cover gunplay with exciting free running, skiing as well as climbing. That’s right, there’s absolutely no on-rails gameplay or cinematic cutscenes, just 1:1 action driven by the player’s controls, movements, and actions. Read more for the new gameplay trailer released at E3 2021 and additional information.
Sure, there are pricey portable emulation consoles, like the GPD Win 3, that can play PS2 games, but what about something more compact? Introducing the PS2MINIX. This custom-built game console uses an actual PlayStation 2 motherboard that has been trimmed and slimmed down to fit in a handheld case. Best of all, you don’t need to have game discs or use AV cables to connect to a display. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Photo credit: Adam Shen | Yanko Design
Industrial designer Adam Shen saw the numerous PlayStation 5 branded accessories on the market and thought that the game console definitely needed a pair of matching true wireless gaming earbuds. Meet EVOLUTION 3D. This set of wireless earbuds purportedly lives up to its name with 3D audio technology as well as matching earbuds and a charging case, complete with the PlayStation logo up front. Read more for additional pictures,
AMD introduced several powerful new solutions that take high-performance gaming to new levels at Computex 2021 this week, including the RDNA 2 gaming architecture powering the new Tesla Model S and Model X infotainment systems. Elon Musk claims that its performance is on par with the Sony PlayStation 5, which means that these vehicles double as gaming powerhouses. Read more for the presentation from Computex and additional information.
Ever since the PlayStation 5 game console launched last November, it has been a tough task to keep in stock anywhere, but for those who did manage to snag one, or a few, Sony has some new DualSense controller colorways coming soon. The Midnight Black sports two different shades of black with light grey details that represent the stars we see in the night sky, paired with matching buttons. Read more for a video and additional information.
With the Sony PlayStation 5 console still in short supply, you can only imagine what a limited edition sneaker from Nike could fetch on the secondary market. The Paul George x PlayStation PG 5 PlayStation 5 Colorway checks off both of those boxes and for those who don’t snag one on its launch day (May 14th), it’s now available in NBA2K21. Yujin Morisawa, the artist who help design the PS5 console, worked closely with the NBA star to bring the spirit of his game and the look of PS5 to life in this collaboration. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Anesthétique Projets via Let’s Go Digital
The original PS Vita featured a 5-inch OLED multi-touch capacitive touchscreen, two analog joysticks, and front / shoulder push-button input, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and optional 3G connectivity. Put simply, this handheld game console was ahead of its time, but unfortunately, it did not garner the major third-party developer support required for major success. The console is powered by a quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore CPU and a quad-core SGX543MP GPU, making it perfect for just about any game genre. What if Sony released a next-gen version of the Vita with 5G? It might look something like this console. Read more for additional pictures and a bonus video.