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'PlayStation Now' Video Game Streaming Service Brings Old Games To Your TV, PS4 [Updated]

Sony announced at CES Tuesday that a new streaming service, PlayStation Now, will bring PlayStation, PS2, and PS3 games to a variety of devices in 2014. The service will stream games to the PS4 and handheld PS Vita, as well as other devices like HDTVs, tablets, and smart phones.<p>None of this comes …

Twitch: PS4 streaming a 'game changer' for service

PlayStation 4 owners are responsible for 20 percent of Twitch broadcasts from Dec. 23, 2013 to Jan. 3, Twitch announced today.<p>Since the console's launch, more than 1.7 million streams have been broadcast through the PlayStation 4, Sony announced today. That number is measured from the console's …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Hands-on with PlayStation Now: It works!

Sony's game-streaming service, PlayStation Now, is here, bringing with it a massive library of the PlayStation's back catalog to devices never designed to play them.<p>With the subscription and rental-based PlayStation Now, PlayStation Vita owners will be able to play games like <i>The Last of Us</i> on a …

Facebook gaming targeting tablets, consoles

Tablets and consoles will play a larger role in Facebook and social gaming in the coming year, director of games partnerships at Facebook Sean Ryan recently told Recode.<p>Tablets are "quite large" as is, Ryan said, but are on their way to a larger role. According Ryan, tablets account for more than …

PlayStation Now brings backwards compatibility to the PS4

<b>Sony has announced a streaming service called PlayStation Now that will allow you to play a back catalog of PlayStation titles on your PS4, PS3, Vita</b> …

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PlayStation Now actually works! (update: hands-on video)

You'll excuse us if we didn't expect PlayStation Now to work so well. It's a game-streaming service, and the history of game-streaming services is littered with dead bodies. When Sony spent an unbelievable $380 million on Gaikai, it seemed impossible that the service could ever live up to that …

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14 Bad Tech Habits To Break In 2014

Thanks to smartphones, cloud technology and social networks, we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days. The down side–we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days.<p>We are a society tethered to our devices. Apple played on this recently with a tear-jerker of a holiday …

Are Investors Finally Falling In Love With Apple Again?

These are heady times for the Nasdaq, which broke through the 4000 barrier just in time for Thanksgiving. The tech heavy index hadn’t seen that level since plummeting through it on the way down from its March 2000 peak. For the year, Nasdaq has risen more than 33% percent, gaining 1000 points. …

Vita TV to take a "different road to market" in the west

Vita TV got off to a slow start in Japan - but that hasn't put Sony off of releasing it in the west.<p>The PlayStation micro-console launched in Japan …

Sony Reveals 2.1 Million Global PS4 Sales

Sony has a hit on their hands, and they’re going to brag about it. We knew that the PS4 sold a million units in its first 24 hours, but what about in the weeks since? The system has now launched globally, and yesterday we got our first look at how fast it’s moving in the UK.<p>Now, Sony is sharing …

The Gaming PC That Costs $13,000

What if money was of little consequence and you wanted a PC for some ultimate high-resolution gaming? Some PC manufacturers are, it seems, willing to go all-out and create the most amazing PC’s ever, complete with enough power to play all the latest 3D games on the new 4K resolution monitors.<p>PCs …

Why 'Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag' May Be The Best Video Game Of 2013

First things first, I haven’t made up my mind yet when it comes to handing out my much-coveted Game of the Year award.<p>But I’ve been mulling over the many great games I played this year, and one keeps rearing its skull-and-bones-adorned banner: <i>Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag</i>.<p>I’m surprised by this. …

Forbes Games on Twitter: "What 2.1 million sales might mean for PS4 owners http://t.co/kIhlSr85mF http://t.co/2pqTnEP2oi"

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Microsoft: We're Working On Xbox One OS Problems

The Xbox One is an ambitious system. It wants to play your games, but it also wants to control your entertainment system and streaming video. It aims to jump seamlessly between those things, and to do as much of that as possible with voice and gesture commands. All of this relies on a rockstar …

Sony Sells A Million PS4s Within 24 Hours Of North American Launch

We’re now getting our first look at how quickly the PS4 has sold since launch with some actual quantitative data. Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida took to Twitter to excitedly announce that a million PS4s have been sold within 24 hours of the North American launch of the system on November 15th.<p>President and …

DL Sea: BioShock Infinite Burial At Sea Episode 1 Review

At the beginning of the opening scene of <i>Burial at Sea</i>, Elizabeth, older, thinner-faced, with a palette of red and dark rather than blue and light, walks through the door into the office of Booker Dewitt, private investigator. The scene plays out as a noir tribute, with some sly reminders that this …

PlayStation 4 off to great start in North America

PlayStation 4 got off to a great start in North America.<p>Sony sold over one million units in the 24 hours after the console's Friday, 15th November US …

UK chart: Lego blocked from top spot by COD

Lego Marvel Superheroes has been held back from the UK all-format chart top spot by Call of Duty: Ghosts.<p>Sales of Activision's shooter were down 76 …

Sony's PlayStation Vita Tearaway bundle currently costs just £140

Not picked up a Vita yet? Don't already have a new console on the way? Sony's new handheld bundle may be for you.<p>The pack pairs up a Wi-Fi …

Need for Speed: Rivals review

Ghost Games' first Need for Speed takes the very best of Criterion in this excellent package.<p>Grab a Ferrari 458 Italia and hit up Need for Speed: …

Driveclub gameplay footage shows off PS4 dynamic lighting

Two brief clips from PlayStation 4 racer Driveclub have shown off the game's use of next-gen dynamic lighting.<p>The quick snippets of footage were …

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for PS4 spotted on Amazon Italy

<b>UPDATE:</b> Square Enix has finally responded to reports of a next-gen Tomb Raider port for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and hinted that its reveal will …

5 Reasons Parents Should Pick Wii U Instead Of PS4 Or XBox One

Parents: Wii U is the best choice for family gaming!<p>The console wars between the PS4 and the XBOX ONE currently dominate the gaming media. It occurs to me, however, that parents might make their choice using a different set of criteria than hardcore gamers.<p>After months of consideration, I decided …