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PlayStation TV — Sony's Vita-powered microconsole — hits in October

U.S. gamers can play Vita and PlayStation Portable software on their big screen starting next month.<p>Sony announced today that it will release PlayStation TV for $100 on Oct. 14. This is the company’s new set-top box (or microconsole) that will enable players to buy and play games as well as videos …

Defend Your Home With Artificial Intelligence

The Canary security system learns about your daily routine -- and picks up on anything out of the ordinary.<p>You’re out of town for the weekend, and you want to keep tabs on your home. You could set up a sophisticated security system -- with live video feeds, multiple sensors, and remote access -- …

Artificial Intelligence

Cuddlr Is a 100% Real App for Spooning With Random Strangers

Have you ever had the overwhelming urge to spoon with a complete stranger in a public place? Anybody? We’ll take that silence as a resounding …

Spotify who? Most of Japan's music sales are CDs

Japan may be on the cutting edge of everything from servant robots to tech-laden toilets, but music? Not so much, it seems. Old-fashioned CDs still make up 85 percent of the country's music sales despite years of declining volume, and the Recording Industry Association of Japan notes that …

Terra Battle's console version won't be a port, Sakaguchi says

The console version of Mistwalker's upcoming role-playing game for iOS and Android devices, <i>Terra Battle</i>, will be more than a basic port of the game, founder Hironobu Sakaguchi told Polygon via a translator during a recent interview.<p><i>Terra Battle</i> is a touch-based tactical game in which players build …

Riot Games is resetting the lore of League of Legends

Developer Riot Games is taking The Order of Shadows and the Field of Justice and throwing them out because it wants to completely reboot the lore for League of Legends.<p>The studio responsible for one of the most popular games in the world says that its established storyline is now holding the game …

Hatoful Boyfriend - Launch Trailer - IGN Video

Gameplay video of the bizarre new visual novel avian dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend.

Dota 2's Techies are Stupid and We Love Them - IGN Arena Podcast - IGN Video

Techies are out, and the Dota community is up in arms about their changes. This is why we're excited.

ThemeBoard Will Let Designers Share Custom Keyboards On iOS 8

Since the introduction of custom keyboards in iOS 8 at this year’s WWDC, we’ve seen a few implementations come from developers preparing solutions aiming to make the typing experience more convenient on the iPhone. Taphive’s ThemeBoard is something else — it’s a keyboard that mostly acts like …

Alienware Turns The Gaming PC On Its Head With New Area-51 Design

The rock group Queen had a popular song back in the day, that Alienware’s latest gaming PC somehow manages to harken back, ringing in my schoolboy head – <i>Fat Bottom Girls</i>, you make the rockin world go-round. Teenaged bravado aside, I do realize I’m dating myself but then again, I’m genuinely …

New Hot Shots Golf coming to PlayStation 4

A new entry in the Hot Shots Golf series — or Minna no Golf, as it's known in Japan — is coming to PlayStation 4, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida announced today.<p>The "New Mingol Project" will leverage the power of the PlayStation 4 and its social features, …

Pimp your PS4: Animated dashboard themes coming this fall

At last, your PlayStation 4 dashboard can look less generic and blue.<p>Sony Computer Entertainment Japan revealed today that dashboard themes, which will change the look of your console’s home screen, are coming in firmware update 2.0, due this fall.<p>Sony Japan showed off an animated theme featuring …

Persona 5 is coming to PlayStation 4

Role-playing game fans just got a little more incentive to move on to the new generation of consoles.<p>Previously, the upcoming Persona 5 was only announced for release on the PlayStation 3, but developer Atlus revealed today that the anticipated sequel is also coming to Sony’s newest system, the …

Persona 5 Confirmed for PS4

Persona 5, the next edition in Atlus' cult RPG series, is being developed for both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.<p>Now due to ship next year, Persona 5 was initially conceived as a PS3 game and was targeted for release by the end of 2014. However, developers at the Tokyo-based Atlus are working on …

Gaming

First Good Look at Persona 5

<i>Persona 5</i> is headed to the PS3 <i>and</i> the PS4. Last November, the game was announced for PlayStation 3, but Sony today revealed the game will get a …