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Plex's streaming app is now completely free to use on PS4 and Xbox One

Plex, the popular media streaming app, is now free on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The app launched on both consoles in preview for paying Plex Pass customers, but now their core functionality is available to everyone at no cost. If you've got a massive media library on your PC or Mac, all it takes …

Smart TV

3 Tips to Make Learning More Fun for the Child with Learning Disabilities | Reflections from a Children's Therapist

Academic tasks can be challenging for kids with learning disabilities and related disorders (such as dyslexia, ADHD, Autism, etc.). If your child …

City Tracks Teased for Driveclub, Coming in 2016

The spirit of PGR lives on?<p>Evolution has teased Driveclub players with several images of new tracks headed to the game in 2016. The images appear to …

Motorcycles

Bloodborne's Biggest Problems Have Been Fixed

<i>Souls</i> fanatics aren’t done when the credits roll. It’s the beginning of a longer journey—New Game Plus, PVP, different builds. <i>Bloodborne</i> should have …

Dark Souls

Bandai Namco brings more God Eater, Tales of, JoJo’s to PS4

Finally Bandai Namco has taken notice of the west. After bringing the latest “Tales of” title, Tales of Zestiria, to the PlayStation, both PS4 and …

Anime

The Legend of Heroes Trails of Cold Steel Out Arrives On PS Vita And PS3 (video)

Brittany Avery Production Coordinator from XSEED has taken to the official PlayStation Blog to announced the arrival of the The Legend of Heroes …

Gaming

Why Sony Exec Shuhei Yoshida Believes in Virtual Reality

Sony Computer Entertainment is gearing up for a 2016 launch for its PlayStation VR headset by getting as many people to try it as possible. Sony has …

Virtual Reality

Sony Steps in to Provide Support for Development of The Banner Saga on PS Vita

Originally released last year on PC, Stoic Games’ <i>The Banner Saga</i> drew great praise and success for its unique visuals and tactical strategy action, …

PS Vita

Exercise for the brain: Why 3-D video games might actually be good for your kid

The late film critic Roger Ebert famously declared that video games could never be art, much to the outrage of die-hard gamers everywhere. While the artistic value of classics like "Portal" or "Doom" continues to be at matter of debate, another group of skeptics about the value of video games -- …

The Brain

How Video Games Might Actually Help Our Brains

In October, 29,000 neuroscientists gathered in Chicago to discuss new research in their sprawling field at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual …

Paris Games Week

Inside Platinum Games: Japan's Most Unique Game Development Studio

Platinum Games' office decor looks as crisp and shiny as the studio's name. Situated on the middle floors in one of Osaka's tallest buildings and most well-known landmarks, the offices are modestly decorated, yet alive with memory. The waiting room floor is carpeted with an unusual pattern; every …

Breaking New Ground with Scalebound

<i>This story is part of our feature on independent Japanese studio Platinum Games. Check out the rest of our stories here.</i><p>It's safe to call Hideki Kamiya the whimsical mad genius of Platinum Games. When we first begin talking he breezily answers my questions, cool and collected. His glasses look like …

The Observer’s best games of 2015

It’s been a year of quality sequels, indie class acts and some incredible immersive journeys, from the zombie apocalypse to a rural Shropshire one…<p>The year has been dominated by a series of open-world games that were both impressive and exhausting. <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> gave us a glittering gothic …

Mad Max

Sony PlayStation VR Games Revealed

At the PlayStation Experience event in San Francisco, Sony announced a handful of upcoming titles expected in 2016.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Virtual Reality

Gone Home Mystery Adventure Game Launching On PS4 And Xbox One January 12th (video)

Gone Home the mystery adventure game developed by Fullbright, that is already available to purchase via Steam for Mac, PC and Linux.<p>Will be launching …

Want to message your PlayStation friends? Sony has an app for you

Sony has released a dedicated messaging app for PlayStation, letting PS users message friends without having to use the crowded PlayStation app for …

Apps

The First Shadow Of The Colossus Fight Is A Masterpiece

The opening cinematic ends as the camera transitions into live gameplay, and I’m given control for the first time. Moving Wander around is a joy, …

Framing

Sony wants PlayStation VR to push the limits of virtual reality gaming

Sony made a big deal about virtual reality at its PlayStation Experience event last weekend, but its onstage demo didn’t work so well. Richard Marks, the head of the PlayStation Magic Lab at Sony, wanted to show two players dueling with each other in the same virtual space. But Marks’ PlayStation …

PlayStation 4 Free Online Multiplayer Weekend For All

Andy Lum from Sony was taken to the official PlayStation blog this week to announce the upcoming free multiplayer weekend that will take place from …

Final Fantasy 7's PS4 Port Includes Cheats For Scrubs

During PlayStation Experience 2015, Square Enix showed off the first gameplay trailer for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake. As expected, it elicited a response somewhere between euphoria and curmudgeonly party-pooping.<p>The PlayStation 4 port of the Final Fantasy 7 HD PC edition was also given a surprise …

Sony Playstation Wireless Stereo Headset Review

Sony’s size and wide range of products gives it an edge over Microsoft, Nintendo, and 3rd party product manufacturers. It can mass-produce products …

Multiplayer-Only Games Shouldn't Cost $60

Lately I’ve been playing a lot of <i>Rainbow Six Siege</i>. It’s really good, but I’m not feeling very optimistic about its long-term prospects.<p><i>Siege</i>, like …

Selling

The State Of The Vita In 2015

On February 15, 2012, Sony of America launched the PlayStation Vita, a powerhouse portable that they promised would deliver “console-quality gaming” …

Final Fantasy

Fallout 4's Latest Patch Improves Performance By Downgrading Visuals On PC, PS4 And Xbox One

Fallout 4’s latest patch has gone live on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. As we have reported earlier, the full patch notes are out and they include …

PS4 video editor Sharefactory updated with time lapse, slow motion effects

Sony has released a new updated for the PlayStation 4‘s built-in video editing app, Sharefactory, which gives gamers the ability to trim and edit …

Videography

What Is the Greatest Indie Game of the Modern Era?

Two of VICE Gaming's writers debate this question and discuss indie games in general for your enjoyment and/or imminent arguments.<p><b>Mike Diver:</b> OK, to get the ball rolling here, Jake my man... I'm going to draw some lines around what I mean by "indie game" in this context, for this piece. I'm …

Indie Gaming

The State Of The PlayStation 4 In 2015

The PlayStation 4 is an unexciting video game console, all things considered. It’s a box that you put under your TV, and it plays video games. Slowly …

Dishonored Was Such A Beautiful Video Game

Cedric Peyravernay is a French artist who has worked on games like <i>Dishonored</i> (indeed, we featured some of his paintings from that game a few years …

Art

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Will "Go Beyond Scale, Gameplay, Story" of Original

Yoshinori Kitase, director and producer of various Final Fantasy titles throughout the series' history, has further explained Square Enix's decision to deliver its Final Fantasy 7 Remake as an episodic, multi-part series.<p>In a statement posted on the Square Enix blog Kitase, who directed the …