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DualShock 4 controller coming in 'Magma Red' and 'Wave Blue' colors

In addition to the "Jet Black" version of Sony's DualShock 4 controller for PlayStation 4, Sony will release the next-gen version of its venerable gamepad in two additional colors at launch: "Magma Red" and "Wave Blue."<p>The DualShock 4 color variations — which are apparently two-toned with black — …

PlayStation 4 Bundle Contains Killzone, Camera, Second Controller

And all for the same price as an Xbox One.<p><b>Update:</b> Sony has confirmed a PlayStation 4 bundle first leaked on Amazon France last month will be released …

Xbox One Vs PS4: Xbox One May Have An Early Edge Partly Because Of PS3's Amazing 2013 Lineup

<i>It’s been an amazing year for PlayStation gamers.</i><p><i>This post is a part of a long series discussing the relative merits of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.</i><p>Recently I wrote that Microsoft’s strong Xbox One video game lineup gave them an early edge over the competition.<p>This is partly because Microsoft …

Playstation 4 supports voice recognition

The PlayStation 4 will support voice commands, a Sony representative has confirmed.<p>"Sony Computer Entertainment can confirm that PlayStation Camera allows for voice recognition and we will look forward to sharing more details in the lead up to the launch of PlayStation 4 on November 29 [in …

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Don't Worry, You Can Yell At Your PS4 If You Want To

Microsoft‘s big job over the next few months is going to be convincing players that the added functionality of the Xbox One is worth $100 more up front than the PS4. The bulk of that price and feature differential is for the Kinect, and so far, Microsoft is proving me wrong by not offering a …

Gaikai sued for alleged patent infringement

Cloud gaming remains a wild frontier of emerging technologies, so patents and infringement lawsuits are still flying like so many cowboy's bullets. …

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Report: Sony To Unveil PS4 Virtual Reality Headset

The PlayStation 4 is out on November 15, and Sony may be adding another piece to the console puzzle – a virtual reality headset.<p>CVG reports that …

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Do Not Support External Storage for Games

As we get closer and closer to their November launch dates, the consoles being released by Microsoft and Sony are looking more and more similar. Not …

PS4 will support up to four controllers at once

PlayStation 4 will support up to four controllers at the same time, SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida confirmed on Twitter.<p>Comparatively, current-gen PlayStation 3s support up to seven controller at once — developers, however, have rarely made use of all of them in the same game. Microsoft …

PlayStation 4 supports four fewer controllers than One

Sony drops PS3's seven controller support for new console<p>Following yesterday's news that Microsoft will support up to eight controllers on Xbox One, Sony has confirmed that its next-generation console will only support four. It's a rare miss for the PlayStation 4, which has generally outdone …

PS4 Pre-Orders Already Beating PS3 Holiday Sales

This next console generation is already different from any previous console generation, and not just because of Call of Duty’s dog. Despite the swirling notion that dedicated games consoles are under fire from tablets, smartphones and a range of exciting new gaming devices, Sony’s PS4 press …

PS4, PS Vita Will Feature Cross-Platform Voice Chat

Sony has been trying their best to help sell its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming device, which just so happen to have received its first price cut …

PlayStation 4 will have 33 games by the end of the year

Sony just announced a November 15th release date for the new PlayStation 4, and following Microsoft's lead, the company's also revealing the full set of games it expects to deliver shortly after the launch of the game console. Unlike Microsoft, however, Sony isn't promising these games on the …

Watch PlayStation 4 chief Andrew House talk smack about Xbox One

Sony Computer Entertainment spent about an hour and a half onstage today during the Gamescom industry event in Cologne, Germany. For about 89 minutes, it talked almost exclusively about new games in the works for its PlayStation family of devices, but it took about a minute out of its time to take …

See Call of Duty: Ghosts' free DLC pre-order map in action

Infinity Ward has released a video showing off "Free Fall," the dynamic multiplayer map that comes with pre-orders of <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>.<p>In the video, members of the <i>Ghosts</i> team at Infinity Ward say that the new map, "Free Fall," is based off of a cinematic moment in the single-player campaign when …

Sony Reveals Great New PS4 Feature

Imagine you’re out in the world and you get a hankering to buy a game. It happens. In today’s practically neolithic society, you’re forced to remember what it is you wanted to buy, wait until you get home, turn the console on, wait for it to boot up, then buy the game. And that’s assuming you want …