The PS4 Will Stream PS1, PS2, And PS3 Games

The PS4 will not feature backwards compatibility with older PlayStation titles, according to today's PlayStation 4 conference. Instead, Sony will use cloud gaming to allow the system to access older PlayStation back catalogue. No details as of yet in regards to whether or not we'll be able to play games we already… » 2/20/13 8:58pm 2/20/13 8:58pm

Did OnLive Gut Its Employees' Stock Options to Make Itself Cheaper to…

In the aftermath of OnLive's not-really-bankruptcy, not-really-restructuring comes this rumor from TechCrunch, which may explain why the cloud-gaming service would want to, effectively, terminate itself as a company, but not its services, nor offer up any of its assets for liquidation to settle its mounting debts.… » 8/19/12 3:30pm 8/19/12 3:30pm

Gaikai Tech Isn't PlayStation Only. Sony Wants to Expand It.

Sony recently bought Gaikai, an online cloud gaming service. The purchase might do more than offer a window into the PlayStation 4. It's also a sign of things to come for Sony's non-gaming products. » 7/04/12 8:30am 7/04/12 8:30am

You May Already Own a PlayStation 4: The Sci-Fi Implications of Last…

We can always count on the people at PlayStation for planting crazy ideas about the future of gaming in our heads. These are the people who advertised the PlayStation 2 with a commercial for the PlayStation 9, who told us that their PS2 games would look like Pixar movies and who, at one time, were trying to convince us … » 7/02/12 11:30am 7/02/12 11:30am

Report: Sony Close to Buying a Cloud Gaming Service, Potentially…

Sony might be in talks to acquire either OnLive or Gaikai—the two biggest cloud gaming providers—according to a report on Edge that follows up on previous articles on MCV and VG 24/7. » 5/30/12 5:00pm 5/30/12 5:00pm