Sony has been celebrating the 20th anniversary of the PlayStation brand for the past week or so, and one of the special items that the company let loose into the wild is a limited edition PlayStation 4 console modeled after the original PlayStation home console.
It may be hard to believe, but PlayStation turned 20 this week, an occasion celebrated over the weekend with two days of gaming, partying and big announcements in Las Vegas known as The PlayStation Experience. For my part, I'm taking a brief look back at the console that started it all, highlighting my favorite games from the original PlayStation console.
Following the Game Awards 2014, there's even more in store for those visiting Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend as Sony will be hosting their very own PlayStation Experience, which will contain panels for those attending in person and live-streams for gamers the world around.
Apparently Sumo Digital didn't quite pick up the reins and carry on in the footsteps of Media Molecule quite in the way that many gamers may have been expecting. LittleBigPlanet 3 appears to be riddled with some rather uncomely launch day issues that have rubbed many long-time fans the wrong way.
It may be hard to believe, but PlayStation is celebrating its 20th anniversary and, to commemorate the occasion, the publisher is offering a brand new version of the PlayStation 4 that, appropriately enough, is themed after the original PSone.
In an age where image can be everything and ad revenue can determine whether the lights stay on or not, Sony has decided to make a move that has a few people scratching their heads and others nodding in approval. For those who didn't know, the electronics giant has pulled their sponsorship from FIFA.
Thereís a truckload of new content hitting PlayStation consoles this week, including Grand Theft Auto V and LittleBigPlanet 3 for the PS4. Just in time for the holidays, Sony has also announced a couple of holiday bundles for its latest home console including both of those games.
The first of the three alpha tests have been underway and users are already quick to upload their gameplay sessions to YouTube. You can check out the first of the three alpha sessions courtesy of YouTuber Prodigious (nice name, by the way).
Those of you who have been living a second virtual life in PlayStation Home had better prepare for some tear-filled goodbyes, as Sony has officially announced the closure of the online social/gaming service across all territories in March of next year.
One of the big games that a lot of PlayStation owners have been looking forward to is Bloodborne, a third-person hack-and-slash role-playing title from From Software, the same group that brought the gaming community the Dark Souls series.
Before we can shutter the windows and board up the doors for good, let's take one final tour of the old estate and remind ourselves what made this side attraction for last gen gamers worth visiting.
The PlayStation Gamescom press conference was packed wall to wall with updates on previously announced games, new title announcements and more. Amidst all of the jibba-jabba, quite a few trailers were paraded in front of the audience, including fresh looks at the inFamous: First Light, Driveclub, The Order: 1886, Tearaway: Unfolded and Until Dawn. Check them out here in one convenient location.
Sony will be holding their Gamescom 2014 press conference this afternoon. You can watch the entire event live right here.
You canít go a week these days without one digital distributor or another offering up some sort of themed sale and, this week, it looks like PlayStation is rolling back priced on games from and inspired by the beloved Japanese animation industry. Get ready for the Anime Sale, discounting games, TV shows and movies across the PlayStation Network.
Gamescom, the biggest gaming convention in Europe, will be returning this week to Cologne, Germany. Here are the dates and times for each of the biggest events at the show.