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Sony confirms PlayStation 2 backwards compatibility for PS4

Sony confirms PlayStation 2 backwards compatibility for PS4

While Microsoft's Xbox One has just gotten the ability to play over 100 Xbox 360 titles, its looks like Sony is working on bringing backwards compatibility for PlayStation 2 games to the PS4. This was discovered with the release of a PS4 console bundle this week that includes the new Star Wars: Battlefront, along with four classic Star Wars games from previous console generations, including three from the PS2. In an email to Wired, Sony confirmed that they are working on making more games compatible.

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Dark Souls III collector’s editions items revealed in leak

Dark Souls III collector’s editions items revealed in leak

Dark Souls III, the latest entry in developer From Software's punishingly difficult action-RPG series, is moving ever closer to its April 2016 release on the PS4 and Xbox One, and as with any big game at this pre-release stage, details on pre-order and collector's editions are starting trickle out. It seems one games retailer in the United Arab Emirates of all places has spilled the beans, however, and posted early listings for both of Dark Souls III's special editions.

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Fallout 4 Review

Fallout 4 Review

America is an irradiated wasteland. Your environment in Fallout 4 is what Judge Dredd might refer to as the "Cursed Earth" part of North America. In it, your alternate reality is littered with extravagant industrial designs and the white bread attitudes of the 40's and 50's dashed into desolation and dreariness. You play the part of yourself in a third- or first-person perspective, tossed into a terrible, terrible place. You will take part in assuring the survival of the human race with a combination of attribute selections, the collecting of helpful materials, murdering mutants, and keeping your chin up!

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PS4 gets in-ear stereo headphones with noise canceling tech

PS4 gets in-ear stereo headphones with noise canceling tech

While the PlayStation 4 ships with a single, mono-audio earbud, the only premium headphones for the console from Sony have been the over-ear type. Now there will finally be another option to choose from, as Sony has just announced the In-ear Stereo Headset for PS4. The earbuds plug directly into the headphone jack on the DualShock 4 controller, and they even feature AudioShield technology, which filters out unwanted background noise to let players focus on the game's audio.

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Strong PS4 sales help lead Sony to profits

Strong PS4 sales help lead Sony to profits

For the last few years, Sony has been plagued with significant losses, mostly due to its ever struggling mobile division. Today, however, the Japanese tech giant has announced a profit of 33.6 billion yen (about $278 million) for the second quarter of fiscal 2015, and it once has its successful image sensor division, as well as continually strong PS4 sales, to thank. So much so, that Sony is even predicting a yearly operating profit of 320 billion yen ($2.64 billion).

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The biggest PS4 games announced at Paris Games Week

The biggest PS4 games announced at Paris Games Week

The Paris Games Week convention is currently underway in, well, Paris, and like the US's E3 and Japan's Tokyo Game Show earlier this year, Sony is using the European show to unveil and show off some of the latest titles for the market-leading PlayStation 4. In addition to several new and original games, including Detroit, WiLD, and Robinson: The Journey, there were several unexpected announcements of new entries in existing hit franchises, such as Tekken 7 and Gran Turismo Sport.

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Sony teases PS1/PS2 backwards compatibility in PS4 customer survey

Sony teases PS1/PS2 backwards compatibility in PS4 customer survey

Microsoft's big Windows 10 update for the Xbox One is just around the corner. This will bring a host of new features to the console, including backwards-compatibility with 360 games. While Xbox One owners are excited, people are wondering what Sony has in the works for their flagship console. Sony isn't sitting by quietly though. It seems that they've got some plans in the works.

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The PS4 finally has an official Twitch app

The PS4 finally has an official Twitch app

Given how Twitch has become the go to platform for broadcasting game playthroughs and viewing such, you'd think it would be one of the first things the latest gen PlayStation 4 would have in its roster. While the PS4 did have the basic ability to broadcast and watch PS broadcasts, that was the full extent of Twitch's presence. Now, owners are finally freed from the shackles of the PS web browser with the new Twitch PS4 app that will allow them to watch any Twitch stream at their convenience.

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Universal Media Remote for PS4 lands this month

Universal Media Remote for PS4 lands this month

If you use your PS4 for watching lots of movies, you know that the normal game controller isn’t the ideal way to do it. With the PS3 movie fans that didn't like to game that much could use the PS3 with a media remote that allowed you to control the movie and settings of the console more like a normal DVD player. The PS4 may have been around for a while now, but it never had a similar remote, until now.

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Star Wars: Battlefront Beta opens today at 10AM PST

Star Wars: Battlefront Beta opens today at 10AM PST

Thursday the 8th of October, 2015, the Star Wars Battlefront BETA began opening its doors to the public. This open invitation will be brought to users on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, including several modes of play and environments. This BETA test will be sent out for two reasons. The first is to test the servers - any game that's based primarily in an online environment such as this needs time to make certain it'll be able to be handled at scale. The second reason this BETA exists is that the game itself must be tested for flaws by a large number of users - tiny flaws like bonus icons disappearing when you throw a thermal detonator - that's what they'll looking for.

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Far Cry Primal trailer reveals mammoth-sized action

Far Cry Primal trailer reveals mammoth-sized action

After a brief teaser period Ubisoft has revealed the next Far Cry series franchise jump-off point: Far Cry Primal. This game takes what the Far Cry series has been about thus far - high-end physics, animal interaction, weapons, and excitement, and packs it in to the ancient land of the Stone Age. You are the "last survivor of your hunting group," and will battle saber-toothed tigers, mammoths, and everything in-between to "conquer the land of Oros and become the Apex Predator."

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PS4 System Software Update 3.00 releases September 30

PS4 System Software Update 3.00 releases September 30

While most of the new features coming with the PlayStation 4's System Software Update 3.00 have already been announced, what hasn't been said is the actual date users can begin downloading it to their consoles. Until now. Sony has revealed that version 3.00 of the console's system software will be released on Wednesday, September 30th. For most of the people in the world, that means tomorrow!

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