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PlayStation Plus June line-up marks some changes

By Steve Watts, May 29, 2014 11:00am PDT

Sony announced the June line-up for PlayStation Plus today, along with some changes to how the games will be rolled out.


"Yeah, EU has gotten a few games I'd really like to have on Plus, like that, and MGS: Revengeance."

- Vincent Grayson see all 31 comments

PlayStation E3 conference to broadcast in movie theaters

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Sony has announced it will stream its E3 2014 press conference into theaters live, along with extra footage and giveaways. The event is free to attend, but you'll need to RSVP to claim a spot.


"that movie theatre is going to smell worse than the back room at Head Rush's local games workshop"

- dantastic see all 5 comments

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare teased for PlayStation platforms

By Robert Workman, May 28, 2014 9:30am PDT

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will be taking its multiplayer mayhem to PlayStation consoles.


"This is actually my go-to game on my Xbox One. It's fun, quirky, and keeps you coming back for ..."

- mancide see all 2 comments

The Order: 1886 preview: warfare in Whitechapel

By Ozzie Mejia, May 27, 2014 6:00am PDT

The Order: 1886 has been dazzling PlayStation 4 owners with its blend of cinematics and gameplay. Now it's time for Shacknews to finally go hands-on with it.


"I'm totally fine with 30 for this kind of game but I meant that it looked like it was running ..."

- clash76 see all 7 comments

PlayStation 4 already profitable, half of owners have PS Plus

By Steve Watts, May 23, 2014 7:00am PDT

According to comments at a recent corporate meeting, the PlayStation 4 is already profitable and roughly half of PS4 owners are PS Plus subscribers.


"Funny how this news is about Ps4 making a profit and all the comments are about Microsoft .. wtf ..."

- memots see all 58 comments

DriveClub preview: back on the road

By Ozzie Mejia, May 22, 2014 7:00am PDT

DriveClub has received some new tweaks since it was last seen at E3 2013. Shacknews takes another drive with it.


"Cool. I appreciate the added thoughts. I am hoping it is going to bridge the gap between sim and ..."

- orthodude see all 7 comments

SingStar warbling its way to PlayStation 4 with smartphone app

By Robert Workman, May 21, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Sony's SingStar is coming to PlayStation 4, with a new method that circumvents the need for plastic peripherals.


Helldivers fires onto PS4, PS3, and Vita this summer

By Ozzie Mejia, May 19, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Arrowhead Studios has announced that their procedurally-generated shooter Helldivers will hit PS4, PS3, and Vita this summer.


"I remember seeing this on Giant Bomb a month or so back. It looks awesome and fuck off hard. I ..."

- Rauol Duke see all 4 comments

PlayStation Now beta hits PlayStation 4 tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, May 19, 2014 2:00pm PDT

PlayStation Now takes another step forward tomorrow when the Private Beta hits PlayStation 4.


"This just reminded me to contact Support about the beta key I never received. I was invited ..."

- eorlas see all 6 comments

The Last of Us creative director says porting to PS4 was 'Hell'

By Steve Watts, May 19, 2014 11:45am PDT

The Last of Us creative director Neil Druckmann explains why porting the game from PS3 to PS4 was harder than you might think.


"Not on the main point, which is that developing for PS4 is more similar to X360 than to PS3..."

- bigimp see all 20 comments

Killzone: Shadow Fall - Intercept preview: class-based chaos

By Ozzie Mejia, May 19, 2014 7:00am PDT

Guerrilla Games recently announced Killzone: Shadow Fall Intercept, a new class-based co-op expansion, and Shacknews got to try it out.


Killzone: Shadow Fall 'Intercept' co-op expansion announced

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2014 9:30am PDT

Killzone: Shadow Fall is getting a co-op expansion in June, with four combat roles fighting to keep hacking uplinks safe from waves of attackers.


Crowd-funded Among the Sleep coming to PS4, 'exploring' Project Morpheus

By Steve Watts, May 13, 2014 8:00am PDT

The crowd-funded suspense game Among the Sleep will be coming to PlayStation 4, and the studio is exploring the use of Sony's Project Morpheus virtual reality device.


"Wow that's some crazy funding there, congrats to them! I'd like to see a little more then this ..."

- MercuryAdded see all 4 comments

DriveClub trailers explain Clubs and Challenges

By Ozzie Mejia, May 10, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Now that DriveClub appears to be back on track, Evolution Studios is delving into more of their game's standout features. A pair of helpful new videos go into detail on Clubs and completing in-race challenges to help those Clubs reach new heights.


"You broke the first rule of Drive Club Ozzie. YOU TALKED ABOUT DRIVE CLUB!"

- CRasterImage see all 3 comments

The Last of Us dev says Blu-ray capacity is a 'bottleneck'

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2014 7:00am PDT

During the tail end of the last generation, it became clear that DVD was no longer go to cut it as a format for games. Many popular Xbox 360 games...


"So you see, bluray was like industry. In that, they were both lost in the woods. And nobody, ..."

- bninja see all 48 comments