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Sony's odd augmented reality demo/broadcasting tool, Playroom, is getting some new features. At its E3 2014 event, Sony announced the PlayStation app would be updated with custom broadcast sets, just in time for the addition of YouTube. That could help your trip to broadcast stardom, unless you ch...

June 9th 2014 at 10:16pm 0 Comments
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Do you hear that? That's the sound of livestreamers' dreams shattering, as Twitch has decided to strip its directory of all shows that broadcast through the PlayStation 4's Playroom. The decision comes shortly after the website started to crack down on PS4 streams that focus on non-gaming (and oft...

November 27th 2013 at 12:57am 0 Comments
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Twitch has removed the PlayStation 4's AR sandbox app, The Playroom, from its browsing options after a few people used the app to stream unsavory, non-gaming activities. "We removed Playroom content from the directory because a majority of it was non-gaming related," a Twitch spokesperson tells Jo...

November 26th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Pre-installed on every PlayStation 4, The Playroom is an augmented reality tech demo and toy box that fills your living room with tiny, dancing robots, assuming you've got the new Eye camera handy. It's pretty adorable and, as a piece of AR technology, is incredibly responsive, as we discovered du...

September 22nd 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We just got word that Sony's tech demo, The Playroom, will be pre-installed on every PS4 at launch. It's essentially a bundle of demonstrations designed to show off the DualShock 4, the PS4 Eye and of course the console itself. For example, there's an air hockey game that gives you a feel of the c...

August 20th 2013 at 2:08pm 0 Comments
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Sony's Playroom tech demo for the PlayStation 4, first demonstrated at E3 a few weeks back, will come packed in with every system, GameSpot reports. The demo is made up of micro and augmented reality games that include a colorful variant of Air Hockey and a mean exercise in swatting curious, flyin...

July 3rd 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments