Sony's Working Hard To Make PS4 VR That's Cool And Won't Make You Sick

A couple of days ago, I felt like I was standing in a shark tank. Some time before that, Sony's head of PlayStation game development, Shuhei Yoshida, fed a dinosaur and the company's top PlayStation researcher, Richard Marks, stood next to the Mars rover—all in virtual reality, of course. With any luck, you will… » 3/21/14 2:00pm 3/21/14 2:00pm

How Sony's Hometown Studio Rose From the Ashes In Time for the PS4

The Tokyo-based Japan Studio, responsible for PlayStation 2 classics such as Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, and the Ape Escape franchise, seemed A.W.O.L. for much of the PS3 generation. Now, on the eve of the PlayStation 4's release, Japan Studio is trying to make a major comeback. I went to Tokyo to find out how. » 11/04/13 10:00am 11/04/13 10:00am

PlayStation 4 Controller is PC-Compatible 'for Basic Functions'

The PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 controller will be compatible with PCs for "basic functions" without a driver, PlayStation's president of worldwide studios said over Twitter. While "basic functions" weren't further defined, that's still better than the DualShock 3, which needs a whole lot of work to perform any… » 10/06/13 11:30am 10/06/13 11:30am

The PS4's Developer-Friendliness Explained: More Games in Less Time

It's nearly 2 months until the official release of the PlayStation 4, Sony's upcoming big black box of dreams and wonders. Sony has focused on creating a high-spec machine that not only offers a plethora of nifty features on the user side, but was designed specifically to be easy to develop for on the creator side. » 9/12/13 6:00am 9/12/13 6:00am

Sony Won't Be Abandoning the PS3 After Releasing the PS4

That time is quickly approaching. With the release of the PlayStation 4 set for late 2013, people are gearing up for the switchover to the new console from its predecessor. Still, even at its (significantly lower than the PS3 at launch) price tag, $400 is not exactly an investment many of us can make at the drop of a… » 6/27/13 7:00am 6/27/13 7:00am