report this adAfter the unusually long seventh generation console cycle, Sony launched the PlayStation 4 in 2013 and since then the console has been a resounding success, selling almost 100 million consoles worldwide. However, PS4 sales have started to slow, and fans are now looking to see the future of the PlayStation brand will offer. Rumors and speculation abound when it comes to the PlayStation 5 and its features, but Sony has yet to say anything official about its forthcoming console. However, speculation and patents have given gamers a pretty good idea of what to expect.1. Backward Compatibility There once was a time when backward compatibility was clearly important to Sony and the PlayStation brand. One of the main selling points of the PS2 was its ability to play PS1 games, and the original PS3 could access both the libraries of the PS1 and PS2. Later iterations of the PS3 removed backward compatibility to cut the cost of manufacturing the console, and the PS4 has had no true … [Read more...] about PlayStation 5: All the Rumors and Speculation
Although Atlus won’t release its pseudo-remake of Catherine until next week in Japan, leaked footage from the game has already given away one of the game’s biggest new surprises. Marketing for Catherine: Full Body heavily suggested that new character Rin’s identity is an important plot point, but not in the way that some critics initially interpreted. [Ed. note: We’re getting into major spoilers for Catherine: Full Body below, so be forewarned.] Vincent, the monogamy-averse antihero of Catherine: Full Body, finds himself involved in a love quadrangle. In addition to his love interests Catherine and Katherine from the original game, the remake introduces Rin, another woman that Vincent falls for. One of Full Body’s first trailers presents Rin as something of a virginal ingenue, a mysterious amnesiac who gets romantically entangled with her neighbor, Vincent. The trailer then throws a wrench into Rin’s story: Vincent sees Rin’s naked body and … [Read more...] about Catherine: Full Body leak reveals a new character’s secret
NEXT GENERATION consoles are almost upon us - and with Nintendo off doing their own thing, it's a two-horse race between Microsoft and Sony to be first out of the gate. But will it be the Xbox 2 or the PlayStation 5 that we get to see first, which will be more powerful and which will we be playing games on first? What do we know for sure? Well, Sony are skipping E3 2019, while Microsoft is planning to make a big splash at the huge Los Angeles gaming shindig. Analysts think that Sony has to reveal the PS5 soon in the face of slipping financials, while "most" Sony studios are working away behind the scenes on next-gen games already. Meanwhile, Microsoft is going full stream ahead on Project xCloud, and might even have another Xbox One up its sleeve before its ready to show off the Xbox 2. Conflicting signs, certainly. Which will be more powerful? Well, it's being suggested that both consoles might actually have the same AMD chipset at their core. The exact nature of those chips and … [Read more...] about Xbox 2 vs PlayStation 5 – 2019 release date rumours, price and more
ALREADY hankering for a console upgrade? You'll be glad to hear there are plenty of PS5 rumours, with some pointing towards a 2019 reveala. We've scoured the web for the latest PlayStation 5 news, bringing you all the PS5 release date rumours, plus chatter on specs, price and more. PS5 release date – when is the PlayStation 5 out? This is the big question – when can you actually buy a PlayStation 5? Sony is playing its cards close to its chest, so we won't have strict confirmation for a while yet. But all signs currently point to a 2020 launch. Sony is skipping E3 in 2019 because "they’ve pretty much announced all the games for this generation" according to industry watcher Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Securities. The sheer number of unannounced games that must equate to, and the lack of anything in the schedule much past the end of this year, definitely indicates an imminent launch. Sony's slipping profits from its gaming division also mean there must … [Read more...] about PS5 release date news – is PlayStation 5 coming out in 2019 and when will it be revealed?
PlatinumGames is no longer working on Granblue Fantasy: Relink, the action role-playing game it had been co-developing with Cygames since 2016. According to a pair of statements from Platinum and Cygames, development on Granblue Fantasy: Relink is now fully in the hands of Cygames. Granblue Fantasy: Relink is a spinoff of Cygames’ popular role-playing game Granblue Fantasy for mobile devices and web browsers. Relink will feature cooperative play for up to four players and PlatinumGames’ brand of character action-based combat, based on gameplay footage released last year. The game is bound for PlayStation 4. “Going forward, Cygames will handle 100% of development internally,” Cygames said in a brief press statement. “Cygames would like to assure everyone looking forward to the title that we remain committed to delivering a game that meets the expectation of our fan-base and gamers everywhere.” “While we, PlatinumGames, have been working with … [Read more...] about PlatinumGames no longer developing Granblue Fantasy action-RPG