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The newly announced PlayStation 4 won't block used games, Sony confirmed. Speaking to Eurogamer and despite a few translation issues, Sony Worldwide Studios chief Shuhei Yoshida said the new system can play second-hand games.There's been speculation next-gen hardware, including the PS4, is being de...

February 21st 2013 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Sony has sent out some glossy close-up shots of today's newly-unveiled PS4 controller, the DualShock 4. It features a largely similar setup to its predecessor, the DualShock 3 – save for that front touchpad, light bar on top of the controller, redesigned analog sticks and the fact that it has...

February 20th 2013 at 11:06pm 0 Comments
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With a new PlayStation app, Sony plans to extend the PlayStation 4 console experience to a second-screen. Announced for iOS and Android devices, the app will allow players to enhance their gaming experience by accessing information – such as maps for the PS4 title being played – as well...

February 20th 2013 at 10:28pm 0 Comments
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Evolution Studios announced Driveclub at Sony's PlayStation 4 event today, bringing along this flashy video of some of its cars. Check out those trifecta-automators, that massive flubbinator, the multi-fuelcocitor and of course that beautiful flux capacitor.

February 20th 2013 at 9:42pm 0 Comments
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Sony has revealed some more specifics regarding the PlayStation 4's new DualShock 4 controller, as well as the new, double-camera PlayStation 4 Eye peripheral announced during tonight's event. Six-axis controls return in the DualShock 4, as do the familiar array of face/shoulder buttons and dire...

February 20th 2013 at 9:33pm 0 Comments
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Epic's Unreal Engine 4 was shown off during Sony's PlayStation 2013 event today, where the PlayStation 4 was formally announced. Above you can see demo footage of the "Elemental" demo, while below you can comb through a gallery of some still.Epic's Seattle arm has been toiling away on Unreal Engine...

February 20th 2013 at 9:11pm 0 Comments
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Sony didn't disappoint with its super-secret conference today, unveiling the PlayStation 4 and a heap of games to go with it. While some of our predictions went unfulfilled – we didn't really expect to hear anything about The Last Guardian anyway – Sony made up for it with a few surpris...

February 20th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony's PlayStation 2013 event just concluded in New York City and while many developers and business types talked about the future of PlayStation 4 and what's possible, many concrete details were missing, like a price tag.Perhaps the biggest omission was the PlayStation 4 hardware itself. Sony gave...

February 20th 2013 at 8:50pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation 4 has been officially revealed during this evening's Sony's PlayStation Event, held at The Hammerstein in New York City. The new console is scheduled to launch Holiday 2013.The announcement marks what feels like one of the longest console generations to date, arriving six years, fou...

February 20th 2013 at 8:12pm 0 Comments
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Update: We're in our seats at The Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Commence the commentary!Original:We're carving out this spot on the internet for Joystiq's impending liveblog of Sony's PlayStation 2013 Event, which we are attending as live human beings. It starts at 6PM EST (3PM PST, 11PM G...

February 20th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments