Game About Being A Jerk Cat Reaches Kickstarter Goal, Of Course

Catlateral Damage, also known informally around these parts as Jerk Cat Simulator as it has you play as a cat who knocks things over, has achieved its $40,000 funding goal on Kickstarter with 12 days to spare, and is now setting its sights on a PS4 version in addition to the PC and Ouya editions. » 6/29/14 12:00pm 6/29/14 12:00pm

The 12 Best Games For The PlayStation 4

You're heading to the store to get a PS4 right now, and need to know which games to get. (Keep your eyes on the road, please!) Or you're home, all set up, realizing you want more stuff to play. Or maybe you're suiting up for a battle in the console war, applying your facepaint and trying to remember which games will… » 6/18/14 6:08pm 6/18/14 6:08pm

The Moment That Defined E3 For Me

There's a PlayStation mural outside of E3. It features PS mainstays in boats, a parody of this George Washington painting. I was picking out who was who with a friend. "It's Infamous guy! It's Claire from Resident Evil! It's... a basketball player!" Then a security guard walked up. "I only recognize one of those… » 6/12/14 9:37pm 6/12/14 9:37pm

PS4 Developer On What It Means To Be Next-Gen

Back when new-gen was known as next-gen, gamers and critics alike pondered and daydreamed about the kinds of experiences we'd get with new hardware and promises of impressive power. And a lot of that anticipation has been squarely on the topic of shiny visuals. But there's more to the look of a game than just pretty… » 5/27/14 12:00pm 5/27/14 12:00pm

​A Developer's Defense Of 30 Frames Per Second

At the start of this new generation of consoles the debate of framerate and resolution importance still wages on. The gold standard to live by is a solid 60 fps and 1080p. If those numbers aren't on a bullet pointed press release somewhere, eyebrows and questions are raised. But what if hitting 30 fps is intentional… » 5/27/14 9:00am 5/27/14 9:00am

Sony Reverses Plans For Stupid PS4 'Upgrade'

Earlier this week, Sony announced that the upcoming PS4 racing game DriveClub would have a very terrible upgrade plan: PlayStation Plus members would be able to get a demo of the game for free, then upgrade for $50—$10 cheaper than retail—but the whole game would disappear as soon as their PS Plus membership expired. » 5/09/14 8:31am 5/09/14 8:31am