Tag Archive: PlayStation

PlayStation Network appears to be down right now (update)

Many users are having issues connecting at the moment.

What you need to know PlayStation Network appears to be down for many users. A majority of the complaints are coming from PlayStation users in the U.K. or other parts of Europe. Sony has not ackowledged the problem on its official status page yet.

Update: June 3, 2020 Reports on Twitter and DownDetector indicate most users can access PlayStation Network again. Sony has not yet issued an  [Read More…]

PlayStation delays PS5 showcase due to ongoing protests

Some things are more important right now.

What you need to know Sony’s upcoming PS5 showcase, The Future of Gaming, was scheduled to take place on June 4, 2020. The showcase is being delayed due to the ongoing protests. There is no new date for when the event will be held yet.

A few days ago, Sony announced The Future of Gaming, a presentation for PS5 games. While the event was previously scheduled for June 4, it’s  [Read More…]

What PlayStation Now should learn from Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is racking up subscribers.

Recently, Sony held a Corporate Strategy Meeting and teased the PlayStation 5 lineup. During the conference, Sony head Kenichiro Yoshida revealed that PlayStation Now (PS Now) passed 2.2 million subscribers. While this is quite the feat for a cloud game streaming service, the figure is around five times less than the current 10 million Xbox Game Pass subscribers.

PS Now and Xbox Game Pass cater to two different crowds,  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about Iron Man VR for PlayStation VR

Are you ready to take to the skies and shoot down enemies?

I’ve always wanted to know what it would be like to put my head inside of Iron Man’s mask. Anytime I watched the movies, I fell in love with the way the screen looked from the inside of his helmet. All the scanners, notifications, stats, and information displayed on the screen using an augmented reality view has always sparked my interest.

Now, it’s going to  [Read More…]

Become a PlayStation Plus member at 50% off the annual cost right now

Scoring a deal on a PlayStation Plus membership earns you free game downloads every month, discounts on digital games at the PlayStation Store, and more, but the best part about the service is that it unlocks access to online multiplayer modes on most PlayStation games. That’s a pretty essential feature you’d miss out on otherwise, but thanks to an early Black Friday deal at eBay, you can score a one-year membership for only $ 29.79 and start playing online at  [Read More…]

PlayStation reveals Inside The Last of Us Part II, a new video series

A spoiler-free dive into this beautiful and dangerous world.

What you need to know PlayStation has introduced a new video series called Inside The Last of Us Part II. This series of videos will examine the story, characters and themes in The Last of Us Part II. The Last of Us Part II is scheduled to release on June 19, 2020.

The Last of Us Part II is just a few weeks away and ahead of its  [Read More…]

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine adds support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

Unreal Engine 4.25 lets developers build games for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

What you need to know Epic Games has introduced Unreal Engine 4.25, delivering “initial support” for the upcoming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The update includes production-ready ray tracing features, new VFX models, enhanced profiling, and much more. Epic has stated that it will roll out updates over the course of the year to better support devs working on games for  [Read More…]

Can you use Mixer on your PlayStation 4?

Best answer: Unfortunately, there is no native Mixer app on the PlayStation 4, meaning you’ll have to watch from your phone or computer if you happen to want to watch a stream. However, there are workarounds to streaming from a PlayStation 4, if that’s somehow you’re looking to accomplish.

A solid workaround: Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro ($ 250 at Amazon)

Using Mixer on PlayStation 4

With many streamers in today’s world usually choosing a side  [Read More…]

How to choose the default hard drive for PlayStation 4 game downloads

If you’re in the process of switching to a new external hard drive you’ll want to get all the memory back onto your original PlayStation 4. Maybe, you gave up on the idea of an external hard drive altogether. Regardless, here’s how you can get all of your precious save files back onto your PlayStation and reset your options to go back to automatically saving to the default hard drive.

Products used in this guide Store more games:  [Read More…]

Google Stadia vs. PlayStation Now: Stream away

Game anywhere Google Stadia

$ 10/month at Stadia

Pros Free trial for the next two months Play across PC, tablet, TV, and Android phone Resolution is currently limited to 1080p but is typically 4K Cons Limited games library Most games cost full price Promised features have been slow to roll out

Google Stadia launched in November, offering subscribers the chance to play new AAA games across their PC, TV, and Android devices without any downloads or  [Read More…]