The game Watch Dogs begins with a quote: "secrets and lies floating in a cloud of data." From there you’re shoved into a world where you’re using the environment around you as a weapon. Earlier this month we were given the opportunity to take a 4-hour-long hands-on look at Watch Dogs for the PlayStation 4 with Ubisoft, and we’ve walked away suitably impressed.
To be clear before we begin, no amount of finesse is going to make you cheating in a game "right." Instead whilst reviewing the KeyMander here today, we’re going to go ahead and assume you’re OK with breaking the rules, or at least bending them a little bit.
One very early listing on GameStop has revealed the release date for a game we didn’t know until now would certainly exist. This game is The Walking Dead: Game of the Year Edition (GOTY), ready for PlayStation 4. This game has been released in this edition on a couple of other platforms before, and will head to the newest in new Sony hardware by June 17th.
One of what we must assume will be a series of meetings around the world with developers and prospective collaborators has been tapped in London for Sony’s Project Morpheus. Morpheus is a device that allows eye and ear immersion in a PlayStation 4-based virtual reality, this system shown off for the first time this year at GDC, the Game Developers Conference in California. This first meeting will be held with the Develop group in Soho, London.
Making certain the presentation of their game is left up to their own crew, Bethesda Softworks have released a 30-minute gameplay video of Wolfenstein. This game goes by the full name Wolfenstein: The New Order, and it’s only otherwise had 5-minute clips or less. This is the first full-fledged gameplay video unveiled.
Microsoft's console ambitions continue to lag behind Sony's PlayStation 4, with concerns that the gulf in sales between the Xbox One and its key rival could be a trend of things to come. Sony announced earlier this week that it had sold seven million PS4s, prompting Microsoft to confirm it had shipped five million Xbox One consoles since launch.
We all know that the game Titanfall is an exclusive for the Xbox and PC. You can't get the game on any Sony consoles now and may not ever be able to. Sony did have a chance to get Titanfall on the PS4 before the exclusive agreement was signed by Titanfall developer Respawn with Microsoft. Reports have surfaced that indicate Respawn reached out to Sony before signing that exclusive agreement.
Today on the PlayStation blog, Sony's Scott McCarthy announced that the PS4 update 1.70 "will be available soon," and that with it will come the SHAREfactory video editor, among other features, allowing gamers to edit their gameplay videos. We've a video of the feature available after the jump.
Sony has announced that its PlayStation 4 has cumulatively sold in excess of 7 million consoles around the world, having hit the milestone on April 6, a short ten days ago. The company also saw favorable numbers with software sales, and has praised its gamers for "unprecedented support".