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Shortly after the PlayStation 4 launched a lot of people were asking about backwards compatibility. Many gamers understood that playing PS3 games would likely be out of the question but they wanted the option anyway, and even more wanted to play PSX and PS2 titles. Well, it looks like PS2 emulation could be coming soon.
Back in 2012 Konami had shutdown Metal Gear Online. The game had run its course, played out its excitement and managed to mark its time in history as a niche title that many loved – but it wasn't something that was sustainable beyond the four years in which it was operation... until now.
There are a bunch of games coming out on the PlayStation Network tomorrow afternoon, two of which have received some extra info in recent blog posts. The team at MonkeyPaw Games have shed a bit of extra light on their newest PSone import, Tomba 2, while Abstract Games’ have offered up a Q&A concerning their latest Vita shooter, Gunslugs.
Holy crow, it’s another jam-packed week on the PlayStation Network with all three main platforms getting some digital game love in the form of brand new releases, old school classics and even a handful of demos for those who like to kick the tires before jumping in for a joyride.
Eurogamer claims they have a source close to the information that the PS4 will receive local emulation support for older PlayStation titles, so you can essentially run them from discs or digital downloads with a one-time purchase from the PlayStation Store.
We briefly discussed this before but didn't really go into details about the issue surrounding ownership and PlayStation Now. But Sony made it clear that those who already own physical or digital copies of PlayStation titles won't receive discounts or free access to those same titles on the PlayStation Now service.
It was always hinted at that games like The Last of Us or God of War would be available to play on the PlayStation 4 in some capacity. A lot of gamers were curious how this would work given that the PS4's architecture is practically the complete opposite of the PS3 and is not capable of backwards compatibility. Well, Sony revealed their backwards compatibility streaming service and it's called PlayStation Now.
The PlayStation Plus update today is one of gargantuan size, including the PlayStation 2 Classic, Shadow of the Colossus, as well as deep discounts on a boatload of additional games.
If you want to trade in your old PS2 for some money, you'd better do it soon. According to an advertisement posted on Reddit, GameStop will stop accepting PS2 games, accessories and consoles as of June 1st.
Now that the Evolution of PlayStation video series has gotten all of the consoles out of the way, Sony has shifted its sights to the thing that keeps bringing us all back for more: The games. Seeing as how the big announcement this has all been leading up to is this afternoon, this is likely the final clip in the “Evolution” series. Well, the last before they add a “PlayStation 4” clip, probably.
It looks like a PlayStation 4 announcement is just around the corner and, to get everyone ready for the big reveal, Sony has kicked off an “Evolution of PlayStation” video series. Today's offering is a look back at the PlayStation 2 or, as I liked to call it, the “college homework replacement machine.”
Fans of survival horror will have something to scream about next week as the PlayStation 2 classic scarefest, Siren makes its way to the PlayStation Network. Announced through the PlayStation Blog, Siren will be joining the PlayStation 2 Classics collection next Tuesday, Jan. 15.
It's the week we've all been waiting for on the PlayStation Network, so long as “we've all” is referring strictly to my adolescent niece and nephew. Along with a handful of other digital releases, this week marks the released of five new PlayStation 2 Classics, including three Dora the Explorer games and two Go Diego Go! titles.
The PlayStation 2, once the most dominant game console on the market, is being put out to pasture. Sony confirmed this weekend that they're ceasing production of that console throughout the world.
One of the many canceled games from the long line of canceled licensed games out there is a little something something called Stargate SG-1: Alliance. A new video (if we can call it that) was released for the shelved project, showcasing an entire mission from start to finish, using classic Stargate weapons, enemies and technology oftentimes featured in the show.