PlayStation 5

PlayStation 5 tech “ahead of anything you can buy on the PC”

PlayStation 5 tech “ahead of anything you can buy on the PC”

An interview with Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney suggested the next-gen console PS5 will keep gaming consoles alive for at least another generation. Where devout PC gamers would seem to always have an edge on gaming consoles due to their ability to upgrade all parts at will, Sony appears to be keying in on storage optimization. This bit could - and likely will be - vital to the console's success.

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Unreal Engine 5 revealed with must-see PlayStation 5 demo

Unreal Engine 5 revealed with must-see PlayStation 5 demo

While Microsoft has been slowly but consistently revealing new information about the Xbox Series X, we've been waiting on something particularly juicy about the PlayStation 5. We may have received that juicy reveal today with Epic's announcement of Unreal Engine 5, which was put on display by way of a tech demo running on PlayStation 5.

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Fortnite is an Xbox Series X and PS5 launch title – but the magic comes in 2021

Fortnite is an Xbox Series X and PS5 launch title – but the magic comes in 2021

Both the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 will have Fortnite at launch, Epic Games has confirmed, though it won't be until next year when the real fun starts with the hit game. The company announced the release news alongside the unveil of Unreal Engine 5, its latest platform for next-generation games.

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Sony: PlayStation 5 release still on course even with pandemic

Sony: PlayStation 5 release still on course even with pandemic

The PlayStation 5 release won't be impacted by COVID-19, Sony has said today, with the pandemic and working-from-home conditions not expected to put a dampener on the current timeline for the next-generation console. The PS5 is expected to launch during the 2020 holiday season, but there had been concerns that the coronavirus could have derailed that roadmap.

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No, the PlayStation 5 release date didn’t leak

No, the PlayStation 5 release date didn’t leak

Earlier today, a very peculiar snippet from a Sony job listing started making the rounds on the internet. While much of that listing seem innocuous, there was part that stood out: an apparent release window for the PlayStation 5. That job listing said the PlayStation 5 would be out at some point in October 2020, putting it just five months away.

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PlayStation Studios branding revealed for Sony’s PS5 games

PlayStation Studios branding revealed for Sony’s PS5 games

When the PlayStation 5 launches later this year, it'll be accompanied by new branding for Sony's first-party titles. Sony today revealed its PlayStation Studios branding, which will be found on every first-party game for the PlayStation 5. If Sony continues to focus on pumping out first-party games like it did with the PlayStation 4, then we can expect to see this brand a lot in the coming years.

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Destiny 2 players get some next-gen good news

Destiny 2 players get some next-gen good news

Yesterday, Microsoft revealed a collection of games that will be coming to Xbox Series X, presumably shortly after launch. While Sony has mostly been quiet about PlayStation 5 games, today we can add a big title to the game lineup for both consoles: Destiny 2. Bungie has confirmed that Destiny 2 will be coming to next-generation consoles, promising that more details are coming soon.

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EA promises free game upgrades to Xbox Series X, PS5 early-adopters

EA promises free game upgrades to Xbox Series X, PS5 early-adopters

The end of a console generation is an interesting time. It's generally expected that many games are released at the tail end of a console cycle are also going to be released on next-gen hardware, putting those who are planning to jump to next-gen consoles right away in something of a strange spot regarding when to buy those games.

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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum first screenshots revealed

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum first screenshots revealed

A little more than a year ahgo, we got official word of a new Lord of the Rings game. Dubbed The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, this new title from Daedalic Entertainment centers around - you guessed it - Gollum, who possessed the One Ring for centuries before Bilbo Baggins happened upon it. Details on this new game are still fairly sparse, but today, we got to see the first official screenshots from the title.

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PlayStation 5’s first production run could be limited, but not for the reason you think

PlayStation 5’s first production run could be limited, but not for the reason you think

It's been an interesting 2020 for the games industry so far, as Sony and Microsoft are both planning to launch new consoles amid a pandemic. Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, both the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 are still slated to launch at the end of the year, but we're learning today that Sony may only make limited quantities of the PlayStation 5 to start.

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Sony confirms a key feature for PlayStation 5 DualSense controller

Sony confirms a key feature for PlayStation 5 DualSense controller

Yesterday, Sony made a big reveal, showing us the PlayStation 5's controller for the first time. While we expected this controller to follow the naming scheme Sony has stuck to since the days of the PlayStation 1, the company instead announced a different name for the gamepad, referring to it as DualSense instead of DualShock.

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PlayStation 5 DualSense controller revealed: All the details

PlayStation 5 DualSense controller revealed: All the details

The first major change in PlayStation controller history in what seems like forever was made for PlayStation 5. This device is called DualSense. It's the replacement for what's been called DualShock, a collection of controllers that's lasted several generations. This new controller "builds upon [the] success" of the DualShock 4.

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