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New PlayStation firmware update to introduce Share Play, YouTube posting

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 2:10pm PDT

Friends will be a big focus with the latest update, along with YouTube support.


"I cut the cord a while back so use a ton of Netflix and Hulu. That wasn't work within apps."

- chuck577 see all 10 comments

Gamescom 2014: The full recap of today's Xbox and PlayStation stories

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 12:20pm PDT

If you missed the Microsoft and Sony media briefings from Gamescom 2014, don't worry. Shacknews has you covered with a full recap of this morning's stories.


"I remember reading some analysis that showed that new consoles don't get a steady supply of good ..."

- Sophistimacated see all 8 comments

Infamous: First Light trailer unleashes Fetch

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 11:35am PDT

The first Infamous: Second Son standalone adventure shows more of Fetch's story.


Bloodborne gameplay makes its debut at Gamescom

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 11:10am PDT

We get our first bloody look at From Software's follow-up to Dark Souls.


"One of those creatures looked a little too much like Manus to be co-incidence to me? (not ..."

- TrulyVexed see all 6 comments

Until Dawn re-emerges with new trailer

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 11:05am PDT

The survival horror game returns, with eight friends put into a perilous situation.


Watch the full Sony Gamescom 2014 media briefing here

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 9:30am PDT

It's Sony's turn to take the stage at Gamescom 2014. Watch the full press conference and discuss everything you see here!


"I think the shots/kill setup is good since it rewards accurate shots. I shotgun shell, one ..."

- sleepytea see all 11 comments

Hustle Kings coming to PlayStation 4 as a free-to-play title

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 8:20am PDT

Get your hustle on with Sony's elite pool sim.


"I still enjoy playing Bankshot Billiards 2 on my 360. Great arcade game."

- A10Pilot see all 2 comments

BigFest announced for PS3, PS4

By Robert Workman, Aug 08, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Go big or go home with your own music festival.


Surgeon Simulator 2014 coming to PlayStation 4

By Robert Workman, Aug 07, 2014 5:00pm PDT

Relax, it's not brain surgery. Oh, wait, it is.


"The keyboard controls are super complicated, curious how it'll transfer"

- klearlyunseen see all 5 comments

Report cards: how are the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 doing?

By Robert Workman, Aug 01, 2014 1:00pm PDT

We look at both systems since their respective launches several months ago.


"ya, whatever happened to being able to jump into your friends game and play him through a boss n ..."

- technotica see all 15 comments

What Sony needs to do with PlayStation Now to make it succeed

By Robert Workman, Jul 31, 2014 4:00pm PDT

We've played the Beta for some time, but here's some advice on what it needs to make it soar.


"This whole article could have been summed up with this one sentence,"Add more games and lower ..."

- Th3rdSun see all 9 comments

Shacknews Live: The Last of Us: Remastered

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 31, 2014 12:55pm PDT

Join Sam and the Shacknews video crew as they run through Naughty Dog's restored adventure on PS4.


"Yeah, the idea is to sub people in according to who's available and interested in the topics of ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 7 comments

The Last of Us: Remastered - A PS4/PS3 graphical comparison

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 30, 2014 10:30am PDT

Shacknews compares the new re-release from Naughty Dog to the original PS3 version. (Warning: May contain spoilers for the opening scene.)


"I always find it tough judging how much better games look based on streaming videos. Even the ..."

- ThomW see all 12 comments

Sony: EA Access isn't 'good value'

By Robert Workman, Jul 30, 2014 9:15am PDT

The company takes a pass on what is now an exclusive Xbox One program.


"I do not think it will be worth the money till quite late next year as there is nothing to play ..."

- Twin--Sword see all 13 comments

PlayStation Plus August line-up includes Road Not Taken, Metrico

By Steve Watts, Jul 30, 2014 8:25am PDT

Sony has announced its August line-up of PlayStation Plus games, and once again it's a healthy mix of new releases, indie games, and older titles you might have missed.


"Dragon's Crown woohoo! I've been eyeballing that for awhile. Being a cheapo wins again!"

- genocidalrobot see all 25 comments