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Sony CEO says PlayStation 4 “still in development”

Sony CEO says PlayStation 4 “still in development”

During Sony's PlayStation event yesterday in New York City, the company officially announced the PlayStation 4, but they still left a lot covered up, namely the actual console. Sure, they showed off the new DualShock 4 controller, as well as a few new games coming to the PS4, but the gaming console itself was MIA. It turns out that the console is actually still under development, according to Sony CEO Jack Tretton.

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PlayStation 4 console: why the box doesn’t matter

PlayStation 4 console: why the box doesn’t matter

This week Sony unveiled the essence of the PlayStation 4 with glimpses of both the controller you'll be using and the new Eye camera that'll come with it, skipping the part where you actually see the final hardware. But we know the specifications of the actual PlayStation 4 console unit, and we know how we're going to use it - so what's the big deal? The big deal is Sony's complete dismissal of the modern eyes-on presentation that the public expects here in 2013 - without something I can literally hold in my hands, the PlayStation 4 may as well be vaporware.

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PlayStation 4 will be able to play used games, says Sony

PlayStation 4 will be able to play used games, says Sony

Rumor and speculation has swirled for a bit now that Sony might block gamers from playing PS3 games on the newly-announced PlayStation 4. This was boosted by a Sony patent that was found discussing a disc and device ID that many feared indicated a method of blocking the use of used games. As it turns out, this isn't the case, with Sony's Shuhei Yoshida stating after the PS4 event earlier today that it won't block used games.

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PlayStation 4 will not have native PS3 compatibility

PlayStation 4 will not have native PS3 compatibility

In case you've somehow missed the news, Sony just revealed some details about the highly anticipated PlayStation 4. We're still waiting for the good stuff, but we've just learned the details on an important question: backwards compatibility. Today Gaikai's CEO Dave Perry confirmed that the Playstation 4 will not have native backwards compatibility with the PS3, at least not in the usual aspect.

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PlayStation 4 cloud services bringing “Everything Everywhere”

PlayStation 4 cloud services bringing “Everything Everywhere”

This week the PlayStation 4 was revealed with no less than Gaikai-powered cloud gaming prepared for a future in which Sony's aim is "Everything Everywhere." In this case it means that PlayStation 3 games will be able to be played by any device at any time, streaming over the web rather than being physically run from a disk on the system. PlayStation 3 games, they've made sure to say and define several times as separate from PlayStation 4 games, will not run natively on the PlayStation 4, but with Gaikai technology you'll be able to work with these games via the cloud.

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PlayStation 4 multi-user gaming shown through Knack

PlayStation 4 multi-user gaming shown through Knack

One of the several games previewed today at the PlayStation 4 event was Knack, here being shown as a cinematic winner of a title whose gameplay is as immersive as its video segments. What we're seeing here is a game that fully utilizes the processing power of the PlayStation 4 system, bringing massive amounts of graphic pieces together to tell a story that's not just impressive graphically, but in its ability to blur the lines between storyline and gameplay as well.

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New Dual Shock Playstation 4 controller revealed

New Dual Shock Playstation 4 controller revealed

Sony has just unveiled its new controller at its press conference today. Thew new controller, dubbed the Dual Shock 4, gives players a much "tighter sense of control" in gaming interaction. It will give players the ability to have more in-depth control while they're playing video games on their Playstation 4. Its one of the PlayStation 4's newest features to make the system more personalized.

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