All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Orbis’

PlayStation 4 Announcement Streaming Live Online; Here’s Where You Can Watch it

[UPDATE] Sony’s announcement can also be seen via the PlayStation channel on TwitchTV, or live on this very page: Live video from your iPhone using Ustream Mere hours remain until Sony is expected to unveil its next-generation video game console at a major event in New York. The excitement is building while the rumors and leaks surrounding the console have …

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PlayStation 4 Could Feature Smartphone Interaction, Cost More Than $400 [RUMOR]

We’re only hours away from Sony‘s big PlayStation 4 announcement, and rumors about the console are still flying. The latest rumors about the console come from Kotaku, which is reporting that Sony’s next-generation console could feature smartphone or tablet interaction in the form of chat or controls. The report cites a “reliable source” as saying that mobile apps could allow …

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PlayStation Cloud Domains Registered by Sony’s Gaikai

It’s the eve of Sony‘s big PlayStation 4 announcement, and rumors are beginning to give way to leaks. The news broke today that multiple internet domains for the phrase “PlayStation Cloud” have been registered. The domains PlayStation-Cloud.com and PlayStation-Cloud.org, as well as PlayStation-Cloud and PS-Cloud on many different domains. The domains were all registered last Friday, February 15. What makes …

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PlayStation 4 Could Cost as Little as £300 [RUMOR]

With Sony‘s big announcement of its next-generation console just days away, rumors about the device are running rampant. Just this weekend, the Wall Street Journal reported that the PlayStation 4 (or whatever Sony ends up calling it) will offer backwards compatibility with previous PlayStation systems through cloud gaming service Gaikai. Now, The Times of London is reporting that Sony could …

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New PlayStation Could Offer Cloud Gaming [RUMOR]

Backwards compatibility is a popular feature for new game consoles. The ability to have one console under the TV that can play multiple generations of games is valuable for a certain kind of gamer. The rumored hardware architecture of Sony’s new PlayStation and Microsoft’s new Xbox makes it unlikely the new consoles will be backwards compatible. The Wall Street Journal, …

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Sony Gives Us A Crash Course In PlayStation History

Sony is planning to reveal the PlayStation 4, or whatever it’s called, this Wednesday. Before that happens, however, Sony has created a little history tour through PlayStation’s past. If you need to catch up on your gaming history, this is a good place to start. First up, of course, is the original PlayStation. The result of a ruined relationship between …

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Sony To Reveal The PlayStation 4 On February 20

Well, this was unexpected. After numerous leaks and a suggestion that the reveal would happen in May, Sony is now teasing that the official unveiling of the next PlayStation will happen sooner than anybody thought. In a blog post simply titled “See the Future,” Sony posted the following video teasing an announcement for February 20: Of course, we could all …

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PS4 Gets A New Codename, Rumored For A Spring/Autumn 2014 Release

Since the first rumors sprang up earlier this year, the next PlayStation has always been codenamed Orbis. It has remained that way until yesterday when a new rumor began circulating that suggested the PS4 was getting a new codename. According to SemiAccurate, the PS4 is now being called Thebes by those working on it. The Orbis name may still be …

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It Looks Like The Next Xbox Is Launching Next Year [Rumor]

Going against tradition, Nintendo was the first to launch a next generation console this time with the Wii U. Sony and Microsoft are still trying to squeeze a few more years out of increasingly aged hardware, but it looks like Microsoft will also be launching the next Xbox next year. Bloomberg reports that the next Xbox will be launching in …

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PlayStation 4 Developer Kits Feature AMD A10 Processor [RUMOR]

Rumors this week are flying about new “Orbis” development kits being shipped out to developers. Orbis is the codename for Sony’s next-generation console, which will undoubtedly be PlayStation branded. Not much has been leaked about the next generation of consoles (except the Wii U, of course), especially from Sony. VG24/7 cites multiple unnamed sources as confirming that the new dev …

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Sony Says Vita Doesn’t Need Price Break

The Playstation Vita has had a very rough start. The highly vaunted system has failed in almost every sales prediction that Sony has spouted out. The complete lack of AAA first party titles mixed with the fact that it is only $50 cheaper than a Playstation 3 make the handheld system not very appealing. The other problem that the Vita …

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Sony Considered Dropping Optical Drive From PS4

One of the biggest contentions amongst console gamers these days is the digital media versus physical media argument. I have a 50 MB connection and I do not trade in games, so what do I need a physical optical drive for? Other people might have a slower connection and not have as much money so they actually need the ability …

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