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NBA 2K15 will feature the ability for players to scan their faces into the game and onto the bodies of digital athletes. 2K Sports revealed the feature in a tutorial video, which instructs prospective virtual basketballers to hold the PlayStation Camera six to 12 inches away from their faces. After...

September 17th 2014 at 9:01pm 0 Comments
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Oh, cruel fate! The PlayStation Camera – previously known as the PlayStation Eye – can't be used to create a PlayStation Network profile picture for the next-gen PlayStation 4. Although having your real name displayed is happening, the only way to pull real-world photos of yourself for...

November 12th 2013 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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The PS4's Eye camera will be priced at $59, as will each additional DualShock 4 controller. That's according to a Sony Japan press release (via Engadget), which notes the Eye camera isn't included with the $399 PS4. The additional controller is priced slightly higher than the Eye camera outside of...

June 11th 2013 at 1:15am 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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If you're thinking about picking up a PlayStation Move controller with which to bust caps in the bottoms of your foes in SOCOM 4, Sony and Zipper Interactive have announced a pretty tight little bundle to fit your needs. It's the SOCOM 4 Full Deployment Edition, a $149.99 package which includes t...

February 25th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Tired of kicking various random things (the trashcan, pieces of furniture, garden gnomes) around your house? Waiting for the day when all that kicking can finally be put to use winning a game? You don't have to wait much longer -- Sony has announced that Kung-Fu Live will available in the US on Dec...

November 25th 2010 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Kung-Fu Live made quite the impression when I saw it a few months ago, promising a full body-controlled gaming experience -- using Sony's PlayStation Eye instead of Microsoft's much-hyped Kinect. As with Kinect, you'll need a lot of space in order to play comfortably. The developer tells us that y...

November 19th 2010 at 5:01pm 0 Comments
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Do you feel the inexplicable compulsion to map the contours of your grotesque visage on a professional level? MakerBot Industries has come up with a clever device that should let you do so using a gaming peripheral you might already own: The PlayStation Eye. The MakerScanner (which isn't available...

September 3rd 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Four years after the arrival of Wii, Sony's take on motion controlled gaming is finally here. Well, at least it's here at Joystiq, where we got our hands on the final hardware and initial lineup of games a couple of weeks in advance of the peripheral's September 19 North American debut. I spent se...

September 1st 2010 at 3:02am 0 Comments
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If you punch and kick the air while you watch this trailer for Kung-Fu Live (after the break) -- and if you happen to look exactly like the guy in the trailer -- it'll be just like playing it! The latest video of Virtual Air Guitar Company's PlayStation Eye-based brawler demonstrates the fighting ab...

July 21st 2010 at 2:45am 0 Comments
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While Eye of Judgment never became a runaway hit for Sony, the PlayStation Eye-enabled, augmented reality card game has a small, but dedicated fan base. Unfortunately for them, the online community will be discontinued on September 30, according to a notice on the European PlayStation forums. "Offl...

July 2nd 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments