Hello from GDC 2015! About a year ago, we unveiled a prototype for Project Morpheus, the virtual reality system for PS4. Since then, we’ve been hard at work making the system even better. I’m pleased to return to GDC with an update on our progress, bringing us one step closer to its consumer release. We believe VR will shape the future of games, and I can’t wait for you to try Project Morpheus …read moreRead More
Hi everyone! Spring Fever officially kicks off today with the launch of Arrowhead Game Studios’ HELLDIVERS, a top-down squad shooter featuring Cross Play, Cross Chat, Cross Buy and Cross Save for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita. PS Plus members who pick up HELLDIVERS today through Monday, March 9 will receive 10 percent off. As an added bonus, anyone who purchases HELLDIVERS during the Spring Fever promotion …read moreRead More
Microsoft did users a solid when it announced that Windows 10 would be a free upgrade for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users for the first year. That also means you can forge ahead with that new build you were planning and not have to have invest in another OS once Windows 10 comes out. Even better, today’s top deal happens to be Windows 8.1 64-bit …read moreRead More
So, OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood is out today, and it’s free on PlayStation Plus!
Everyone at Roll7 is hyped that the game is part of this month’s PlayStation Plus lineup. This means that millions of people will be able to get their hands on our little skater. It also means that leaderboards competition will be crazy, with people racing to become King of the Spot, Daily Grind Winners and smash their way up our new …read moreRead More
Another collection of excellent games joins PlayStation Plus this month, and you’ve come to the right place for details!
Starting things off on PS4 is Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee — New ‘n’ Tasty! This side-scrolling adventure reboots the PlayStation classic with new visuals, new sound, enhanced controls, and even more dark humor than before. Also coming to the PS4 lineup is Valiant Hearts: The Great War. This colorful puzzle game carries with it a heavy subject matter, …read moreRead More
Now with twice the GDDR5 memory
There were rumors earlier this year that 4GB versions of Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 960 graphics card would show up in March, and it turns out they were right. EVGA has emerged as the first to cross into 4GB territory with its GeForce GTX 960 SuperSC graphics card announced today. Though it’s a mid-range card, EVGA is promoting the benefit of higher texture qualities and better 4K resolution gaming performance with …read moreRead More
We know you’ve been looking forward to this day. We are excited to announce that the HBO GO app for PS4 will be ready to download later today.
The app functions just like the PS3 version. After you authenticate your PS4 with your current cable/satellite service through HBOGO.com/activate, you’ll be able to watch every episode of every season of HBO’s best shows, including True Detective, Silicon Valley and Game of Thrones. Speaking …read moreRead More
Goodbye Mantle, we hardly knew ye
In a blog post on Monday, AMD’s Raja Koduri waxed nostalgic on Mantle and how it “revolutionized the industry’s thinking on low-overhead/high-throughput graphics,” among other things. But at the end of what reads like a reluctant death sentence, AMD told developers that if they’re interested in Mantle 1.0’s functionality, they should focus their attention on DirectX 12 or GLnext.
AMD never outright declares that Mantle is dead, and it even vowed …read moreRead More
Fast and capacious storage
It’s been a couple of months since Mushkin first trotted out its Striker line of solid state drives. First announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this year, the Striker line drew interest for its rated speeds, which can reach up to 565MB/s for read and up to 550MB/s for write transfers. Not quite recording breaking, but certainly one of the faster spec’d SATA 6Gbps SSD lines. …read moreRead More