Last week, we told you that game developers were preparing for PlayStation Network name changes to arrive. Now, the news is official, with Sony announcing this morning that users will be able to change their old PSN IDs starting in early 2019.
Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories has been delayed a month. The game was originally slated for October 25 in Japan but has been pushed back to November 22 because it’s not quite ready for release. The developer apologized for the delay.
“At this point, what I can say is it’s necessary to have a next-generation hardware,” Sony President Kenichiro Yoshida told the Financial Times. Yoshida, however, did not refer to the console as the PlayStation 5.
As PlayStation users across the world wonder whether they’ll ever get to change their names from (or to) xx_gokusephiroth420_xx, the option now seems closer than ever. Developers of multiplayer games tell Kotaku that they’re preparing for PlayStation Network name changes to finally come soon.
The PS4 Pro is getting a price cut in Japan. Originally priced at 44,980 yen ($394), the PS4 Pro will be 39,980 yen ($351) from October 12. The Glacier White PS4 Pro will also be available as a standard color as it is in North America.
For a while now PlayStation fans have been wondering what’s up with 2018’s PlayStation Experience, PlayStation’s annual fan event, since Sony still hadn’t announced dates for it. Today, Shawn Layden, the head of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, explained that it’s not happening this year.
PlayStation Now, Sony’s subscription service for streaming older games, is going to start letting you download games as well, putting it more in line with Xbox Game Pass and Nintendo’s recently launched Switch Online NES library.
Spider-Man is chock full of collectibles. You’re meant to grab tokens from fighting crime and clearing out bases to upgrade and build new suits for Peter Parker. My favorite collectible, though, is the mementos you find in Peter Parker’s backpacks around the city. These backpacks aren’t hard to find; they’re not…
The recently announced PlayStation Classic is small. But how does it look side by side with the original? Like this!
Once an entertaining hypothetical, Sony’s answer to the NES Classic is now an actual retro gaming console due out before the end of the year. Here’s a perfectly reasonable list of games and features that could help make the PlayStation Classic a more enjoyable and authentic experience.
If Nintendo can do it, Sony can too: the company just announced the PlayStation Classic, a small retro console that comes bundled with a range of the original console’s best/most popular games (including Final Fantasy VII).
The new Tomb Raider’s freshest idea is the floating of a question: What if all this tomb raiding that Lara Croft does indicates that she is a treasure-plundering jerk who wrecks other people’s cultures and, worse, their lives?
Sony released a new firmware update for the PlayStation 4 today—a nice round number, 6.0. Such point-zero updates often mean big new changes for a platform, which is what fans were hoping for. This wishlist possibly even included name changes, because PSN users are nothing if not imaginative dreamers. Unfortunately,…
Sony’s Japan Studio is working on a new platforming VR game with a cute robot hero that wouldn’t look out of place in WALL-E. Titled Astro Bot Rescue Mission, it will be out next month in Japan and the US.
Today in Tokyo, Sony is holding it’s “Line Up Tour” right before the Tokyo Game Show gets underway next week.
Twenty years ago today Metal Gear Solid was first released on the PlayStation. Fans have been uploading images, art and memories to say thanks.
Sony Interactive Entertainment’s aftercare service for the PlayStation 2 in Japan is ending. While the console has been out of production since 2012, Sony Japan continued to service to the game machine, keeping it alive. Sony is now pulling the plug.
Falcon Age, coming to PS4 (and PS VR) next year, is all about falcon-hunting. And yes, you can pet the bird.
These PlayStation sneakers aren’t official—I doubt either Nike or Sony would go with something so obvious—but the results are still pretty cool.