PS4.5 is codenamed NEO and it includes upgraded CPU, GPU and RAM

The “NEO,” as it’s being referred to internally, features upgraded specs (an 8-core processor running at 2.1 GHz versus the standard model’s 1.6GHz, a stronger GPU and faster RAM) and 4K image output. There apparently won’t be NEO exclusive games or features within games, either, nor will there be a separation between when playing the system online against folks on the standard PS4. That first bit is a direct contrast to how Nintendo has handled the incremental 3DS hardware updates. If a game offers four-player local co-op on PS4, however,…

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PS4 Update 3.5: Hidden Features That We Missed

Ps4 update 3.50 is upon us and players are already enjoying some great features like PC/MAC Remote play, dailymotion livestreaming, appear offline feature, friends notification etc. But with big features Sony quietly introduced some features that we overlooked in this update. Lets talk about them shall we? 4TB HDD Support:- Now Ps4 can support upto 4tb of external storage thanks to the latest update. Now you can back up your data without even worrying for a second and enjoy your quality time with friends and best players around the globe.…

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Uncharted 5 Could Happen under Another Developer, director says

The series has sold millions of copies( 21 Millions plus according to sony) and a movie is in development too.So it seems clear that there would be a commercial opportunity for a fifth game in the series. While nothing is confirmed at this stage, A Thief’s End director Neil Druckmann has now said he’d be happy for another studio to take over, but only if they were able to nail the “essence” of Uncharted. Of course, Naughty Dog would still be involved with the next Uncharted in some capacity. “Obviously,…

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PlayStation 4 SDK update unlocks 7th CPU core for gaming

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One contain a total of eight CPU cores but developers have access to only 6 cores for gaming.  Xbox One team at Microsoft had unlocked the 7th CPU core [shared between game and some OS services] and added a slight overclock, which provided some wins against the PlayStation 4 in heavy CPU-processing scenarios. And it looks like Sony might have followed suit and unlocked the 7th core in their console as well. This is due to an update in the changelogs of the FMOD Audio API, which is a…

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Crytek’s Robinson: The Journey announced for PlayStation VR

Crytek announced that its first VR game, Robinson: The Journey, will be coming to PlayStation VR. Cevat Yerli announced the news at Sony’s Paris Games Week conference. “Ever since Crytek was founded, we have been striving to build the most realistic, believable worlds we possibly can for players. Today’s VR technologies are enabling us to bring together CRYENGINE’s capabilities and our legacy in creating immersive gaming experiences like never before. The time we’re spending in Robinson: The Journey as we develop it is transforming the way we think about games, and…

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Sony Confirms PS4 Backwards Compatibility is Not Being Worked on

Microsoft surprised everyone at E3 2015 by announcing the Xbox One will be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 games. Sadly, it looks like Sony is not going down the same path . PlayStation Europe boss, Jim Ryan, confirmed this in a new interview with MCV. Ryan said that Sony will not be “following the same tactic” because other updates are being implemented. “We are just taking a different path. To the extent that you are investing in software technology – which is what this is, it’s delivered through software not through…

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Announced For PS4, Other Platforms To Follow

THE ALL-TIME CLASSIC RETURNS Eighteen years and three generations of PlayStations later, Final Fantasy VII is finally getting a remake . First released in 1997 on the PlayStation, Final Fantasy VII was universally regarded as a hallmark title in the RPG genre. Final Fantasy VII received high praise for its epic storyline, unique characters, and movie sequences that utilized the most cutting-edge technology of the time. Since then, the game has sold over 11 million copies worldwide and continues to receive widespread acclaim from critics and fans around the world. The popular game…

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Xperia P2 Leaked – Probably The Game Changer For Sony

Sony’s flagship Xperia Z4 was a bit of a disappointment, but the company’s next midrange phone may actually turn things around. A newly-leaked Xperia P2 handset appears to offer some solid specs and a sleek design. The new device recently popped up on Chinese site cnBeta, where it was pictured alongside the Xperia Z4 with a full list of specs. The Xperia P2 apparently packs a 5.2-inch 1080p display, a Snapdragon 810 processor, a 4240mAh battery, a 12.1-megapixel primary camera, a 5.1-megapixel front-facing shooter, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.…

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Netflix competitor to launch service in Asia

Australian telecom giant Optus owner Singtel has teamed up with Sony Pictures’ AXN Network and Warner Brothers to push video streaming service in Asia. HOOQ, the new service will work with AXN and Warner Bros. to buy, sell, produce and market movies, TV content via OTT (over-the-top content) service to a range of markets. HOOQ will reportedly start service with approximately a catalog of 10,000 + movies and shows which will include Hollywood contents alongside domestic contents from India, China, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Korea and Japan. The service will rollout to Indonesia, Philippines,…

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