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PlayStation has dropped out of E3 2019

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) has just lost one of the big three consoles for 2019’s show. Sony has decided to pull PlayStation out of E3 2019, and do… something different. We don’t officially know what that something is but E3 organisers and Sony confirmed that the next event will be PlayStation-less. Considering the massive presence Sony normally has at the show,  E3 will have a f...[Read More]

PUBG heading to PlayStation 4 in December with platform-specific cosmetics in tow

It was rumoured when Microsoft made PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds free on Xbox (for a limited time) but now it has been confirmed. PUBG will launch on Sony’s PlayStation 4 very, very soon — expect to get your battle royale on from 7 December this year. There are several editions of the popular multiplayer game coming, with the base game costing $30 (about R440) and a SurvivorR...[Read More]

The next PlayStation DualShock controller could have a touchscreen

Let’s be honest, the PlayStation DualShock 4 controllers are damn near perfect. But a recent patent filing in the US suggest the upcoming models might feature a touchscreen. The patent was granted to Sony last month, and detailed a design that includes a touch-display where the touchpad is located on current models. Rumours have suggested that the upcoming PS controllers might look something like ...[Read More]

Sony stealthily rolls out a quieter (but hotter) PlayStation 4 Pro

All PlayStation 4 players know that slight panic when their console sounds like a light aircraft taking off. Should you hard reset? Unplug it? Maybe position the room fan to blow directly on it? The panic is real, but it doesn’t have to be. Sony has discreetly started releasing quieter PlayStation 4 Pro consoles into the world. Hardware updates like these rarely make the news, often flying u...[Read More]

Sony reveals the full list of PlayStation Classic games

Console makers understand that gamers can get nostalgic, and sometimes excessively so. That’s why we’ve seen the release of the SNES Classic Mini, the NES Classic, and the Sega Megadrive Mini. Now Sony has jumped on the train to Nostalgiatown (which is right next to Flavourtown, we believe) and will release the PlayStation Classic mini console based on their first bit of gaming hardwar...[Read More]

rAge Expo 2018 is here, and it’s a gamer’s ideal spot this weekend

From playing titles that haven’t even released yet, to top-of-the-range hardware for the PC builders, and Fortnite competitions for the fort builders — rAge Expo is underway and you absolutely have to check it out if you have a single gaming cell in your body. South Africa’s largest gaming expo runs from 5 to 7 October 2018 (in other words, today until Sunday) at the Ticketpro Dome in Northg...[Read More]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse gets even more Spider-Folks

It was back in June that we saw the first trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which showed off a world in which there was more than one Spider-Person running about. The second trailer for the upcoming Sony film has dropped and there will be even more Spider-Beings running around than we expected. Several of the heroes from various Spider-Man universes are present in Sony’s animate...[Read More]

Photokina 2018 roundup: Our top pic(k)s

For anything and everything camera and photography related, Germany’s Photokina is the event to watch. This year’s event had plenty of fascinating pic(k)s. These are the best of them. Zeiss’ ZX1 is Lightroom-compatible Zeiss unveiled an Android-based compact camera capable of running Lightroom last week. Talk about an all-in-one system. The ZX1 has a 37.4MP full-frame CMOS sensor and a...[Read More]

Sony caves – You’ll soon be able to play cross-platform Fortnite with all your friends

Sony is finally enabling cross-play for Fortnite today. Yup. Really. The PlayStation 4 manufacturer previously blocked cross-play and progression between PS4 and Nintendo Switch and Xbox One for massively popular battle royale game, Fortnite. People were angry — like real angry — because you couldn’t link a Epic Games account that’s previously been linked to a PS4, to a Nintendo Switch...[Read More]

You can now download PS2 and PS4 games on PlayStation Now

Okay, okay… we know PlayStation Now isn’t available in South Africa yet, but we’re being preemptive here. Sony is expanding the PlayStation Now stream-gaming service to allow users to download older PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 4 games. While PS Now is available on PC and PS4, the download option will only be available on PS4 systems. According to the PlayStation blog, ‘almost all’ PS4 games that...[Read More]

Sony Xperia Touch review: Great idea, terrible result

Bring it on Tony Stark, we’re inching closer to touchscreen surfaces, one intriguing prototype at a time. The Sony Xperia Touch is the first one to come to market in South Africa, and — more importantly — the first to arrive on our desks for testing. The Xperia Touch generated plenty of hype when it was teased a few years back, and the eventual commercial version has some nifty feature...[Read More]

The best games of E3 2018

The Electronic Entertainment Expo – or E3 for short – is the world’s biggest gaming show and in what feels like the blink of an eye it’s all over for 2018. Each year’s event shows us all the huge games we’ll be playing in the future, or right now… Eager to see which games we’ll be lusting after later this year and beyond and which one’s we’re playing...[Read More]

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