You can play smartphone games with one hand, so why not PlayStation 5 titles? Well, there are many reasons why you shouldn’t, but gamer Akaki Kuumeri decided to forge ahead with a one-handed DualSense controller mod anyways. This 3D-printed adapter basically snaps on over the left analog stick, and features a rubberized piece underneath that right-handed players can place on their thigh. Read more to see how it works and plays.
After the PS5 face plate controversy, Sony has unveiled official console covers to match all of the galaxy-inspired DualSense wireless controller colors in Midnight Black, Cosmic Red, Nova Pink, Starlight Blue, and Galactic Purple. To install the, just remove your original white PS5 console covers and lock your new ones into place. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Spider-Man: No Way Home is set to be released in theaters worldwide on Dec. 19, so what better way to celebrate than with a custom Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense controller? Graphic designer Giuseppe Spinelli did just that after teaming up with Italian airbrush artist Enrico Bertagnoli. In addition to all the hand-painted webbing, you’ll find a “Be Yourself” slogan on the touchpad as well as a red accented light bar. Read more for a video and additional pictures.
Epic Games has just released a teaser of The Matrix Awakens, set to hit the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S / X, that shows just what Unreal Engine 5 is capable of. When this experience is released on December 9th, you’ll be able to experience a wild ride into the reality-bending universe of The Matrix that features performances by Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, with a glimpse into the future of interactive storytelling that pushes the boundary of cinema as well as a real-time tech demo. Read more for the teaser and a bonus.
It’s official, the Porsche Vision GT is the automaker’s first concept study created specifically for use in a video game and will be available exclusively in Gran Turismo 7, which is set for release on March 4, 2022 on the PlayStation 4 / 5. This futuristic electric supercar boasts an extremely low-set bonnet, sleek wings, integrated air intakes, and a light strip on the rear, similar to the 911 as well as Taycan models. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Video game console knockoffs are nothing new, but recently, we haven’t seen many being reviewed, that is until the Mini P5 popped up. This $15 PlayStation 5 knockoff is nothing like its real-life counterpart, starting with its miniature size to its PS1-inspired controllers. Aside from that, the console comes with an RGB cable instead of an HDMI and it’s shipped in a generic white box without any branding. Read more for a hands-on look and additional information.
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It’s only a matter of time until Sony releases a Pro and / or Slim version of the PlayStation 5 console, but for those who can’t wait, industrial designer Jermaine Smit provides us with some photorealistic renders. The PlayStation 5 Pro Black Edition boasts two LED lighting strips and has a been finished in a matte material to give it a sleek look, while a matching DualSense controller completes the console. Read more for a short video, additional pictures and information.
Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance hardware technically can’t play SEGA Genesis or Sony PlayStation games, but with the help of Raspberry Pi, this has now become a reality. Simply put, the mini computer runs software that streams games directly to a Game Boy Advance via its Link Port. Video / audio are then compressed and transmitted in real time to the handheld, while the latter responds with its current input, allowing to play games of any platform supported by RetroPie. Read more for a video demonstration and additional information.
Sony hasn’t been too kind to companies making side plates for the PlayStation 5, but what about design studios with the skills to add a large side window? Studio FR falls under the latter and it definitely requires more skill than just simply unscrewing the plates. Put simply, the entire video game console was disassembled before the face plate sliced open with a dremel tool. Read more for a video and additional information.
The Sony PlayStation 5 conceptualization process began back in 2015, and one of the team’s key members was video game designer Mark Cerny. Aside from the radical architecture, the interior is a sight to behold, as it was kept as neat and tidy as possible, which means there aren’t any unnecessary components. Lead architect Cerny breaks down each one and tells why they were chosen for the specific tasks. Read more for the video and a bonus.