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PlayStation 4, Devil May Cry, BioShock Infinite - Shacknews Daily: February 20, 2013

By Nikole Zivalich, Feb 20, 2013 2:30pm PST

Join Nikole Zivalich on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today's Stories: DmC: Devil May Cry 'Vergil's Downfall' coming March 5 - BioShock Infinite trailer: saving the Lamb of Columbia - 'PlayStation Cloud' domains registered by Gaikai

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Watch and discuss the PlayStation Meeting right here!

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 20, 2013 2:00pm PST

Watch the PlayStation Meeting right here, and discuss the happenings on Chatty.

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"Hey, Xperia Play can run On-live. I've played Street Fighter IV, Unreal Tournament 3, and Lego ..."

- kenclopz see all 79 comments

Hopes and Wishes: Shack Staff on PlayStation 4

By Steve Watts, Feb 19, 2013 12:45pm PST

Sony's media announcement is just days away, and the buzz has predicted a near-certainty that it will debut the PlayStation 4. What does the Shacknews staff want to see out of it?

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"Man I would love for this ot be about the vita or something, just for the shock value and ..."

- JohnnyRey see all 4 comments

'PlayStation Cloud' domains registered by Gaikai

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 19, 2013 12:15pm PST

It's likely Sony will officially announce their cloud initiative during tomorrow's press conference, as Gaikai has just registered numerous domains related to "PlayStation Cloud."

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"If that's the case you'd still need PS3 hardware to handle the processing. As it is data is ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 16 comments

Crytek head says next-gen consoles 'impossible' to match PCs

By Steve Watts, Feb 19, 2013 10:30am PST

Crytek head Cevat Yerli talks about the hurdles faced by Sony and Microsoft, claiming it is "impossible" for a reasonably-priced console to match high-end gaming PCs.

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"Actually, most console games are barely rendered at 720p (at least on the Xbox, lots of games ..."

- satsun see all 44 comments

What Sony fans need from the next PlayStation

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2013 1:30pm PST

We asked fans and two of our favorite PlayStation-focused sites about what they want, nay need, from Sony's next console.

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"I played LBP and it just isn't a console seller to me. For racing, I would just break out ..."

- Alexrose see all 18 comments

Report: Next PlayStation to use Gaikai to stream PS3 games

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 15, 2013 5:15pm PST

PS4 (codenamed Orbis) will reportedly offer PS3 backwards compatibility through Gaikai streaming tech.

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"All the gakai demo's I've used were more than playable. I don't know what kind of h/w or ..."

- Yumcheese see all 17 comments

Jump Out: A history of PlayStation, in ads

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 15, 2013 12:45pm PST

Sony has started the next console war with a series of new ads promoting its 2/20 event. We take a look at classic moments in PlayStation marketing to see where they may be going next.

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"The SEGA fanboy in me loves marketing like this. "Jump Out" indeed. :D"

- JeanLucAwesome see all 7 comments

Report: Watch Dogs for 'all home consoles' coming holiday 2013

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 11:45am PST

Ubisoft marketing materials reportedly state Watch Dogs is coming to "all home consoles" this holiday season, implying that it could be planned for Microsoft and Sony's next-gen consoles that are expected to launch this year.

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"It takes longer for the PC port because they have to figure out how to cap FPS at 30."

- dookiebot see all 16 comments

Rumor: Prototype PS4 controller revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2013 12:56pm PST

Multiple sources are claiming that a leaked image of a PS4 controller is real. An analysis reveals plenty of new features in what could be Sony's next controller.

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"Why can't they make trigger buttons that are shaped like, well I don't know, triggers?"

- Atanatari165 see all 47 comments

PlayStation: the games of past and future launches

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2013 12:20pm PST

As we prepare for Sony's big February 20 announcement, we take a look back at the launch line-ups of past console generations, and what they can tell us about what may be in store for the PlayStation 4.

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"I don't think this has every been an issue for Sony so much as for Microsoft. Though both give ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 5 comments

Burning Bridges: Abandoning PlayStation exclusivity

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 13, 2013 11:00am PST

Many developers, once synonymous with the PlayStation brand, are moving on to other platforms--some abandoning Sony altogether.

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"What I don't get is why isn't Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) making AAA games on the PS3? Where ..."

- Volitiel see all 6 comments

EA exec estimates next-gen R&D at $100 million

By Steve Watts, Feb 12, 2013 2:30pm PST

EA CFO Blake Jorgensen recently spoke on the direction of the industry and what he expects to see from next-gen consoles and its own R&D costs.

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"It's nice to see there are still people willing to engage in civil discussions on a topic. I was ..."

- utopiafallen see all 61 comments

Home at PlayStation: Sony's first-party studios and their possible PS4 games

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 12, 2013 11:00am PST

Sony is expected to announce its next PlayStation console at its February 20th press event. Every day until then, Shacknews will look at...

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"If they somehow can make a Gradius VI for the PS4, then I'm sold. Fuck, I'd settle for a ..."

- Tissen see all 6 comments

Shooting first: what it means for Sony to go first into next-gen

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 11, 2013 11:15am PST

What does it mean for Sony to announce its next console before Microsoft? What does that bode for the PS4 and the next Xbox?

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"It's a gamepad and a tv dinner stand.... why wouldn't you want one?"

- erebus see all 84 comments