From Ubuntu Yakkety Yak and more Verizahoo hoo-ha, to Windows phones, Cyanogen's switch, hands on Paint, and PlayStation's mobile move, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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Sony tried - and failed - to build a PlayStation mobile gaming platform before. But the company says it's "aggressively" returning to the mobile space, with new games coming to iOS and Android.
Did you see that Zen Studios released a new Marvel two-pack this week? If you want to grab a copy for yourself, come on in and see for yourself how easy it is... after you read the review, of course.
HBO Now, HBO's on-demand streaming service will soon arrive on PlayStation 3 and 4 for a $15 monthly cost. HBO and Cinemax are also launching as standalone channels on the PS Vue platform.
Sony is holding an event on Wednesday, where it could announce new consoles and more titles for its VR headset. Luckily, Sony will be streaming the event for those of us that won't be in attendance.
Sony's CEO, Kaz Hirai, explained in an interview that his company was looking to rejoin the mobile gaming market with new titles. The move follows the huge success of Pokémon GO.
Sony has been working toward allowing certain games to be streamed to a Windows PC. Today, that feature rolls out along with several new games and an annual membership option for PS Now.
Sony has announced that their library of over 400 titles will become available to PC gamers through the PlayStation Now service, which is launching imminently in Europe, and soon after in the US.
Sony announced that it would be raising prices of its PlayStation Plus membership. While this will go into effect next month, there could possibly be a way to extend the current pricing temporarily.
According to a number of different reports, Sony's upgraded console, the so-called PlayStation 4.5 Neo, will finally be unveiled at the start of September, with dev kits going out to partners.
The PlayStation VR will require at least three metres of cleared floor space to use, according to a Sony pamphlet. The device appears as though its requirements will be too much for many gamers.
With the Xbox exclusivity expiring, looks like folks on the PlayStation 4 will finally get a chance to own and play Rise of the Tomb Raider. The title will be available with new content on Oct. 11th.
A large document seemingly straight from inside Sony, confirms many of the specs and details we already knew about the PlayStation 4 Neo. It even offers us a timeline for the console's development.
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In an interview, a Sony executive has stated that the company expects PlayStation VR shortages due to difficulty in predicting sales, also detailing his thoughts on the upcoming upgraded PlayStation.
Following 2013's God of War: Ascension, a new title in the critically acclaimed series will finally be making its way to Sony platforms soon. The company has showcased gameplay in a lengthy trailer.
From holo-pursuits and virtual thrills, to plants that talk back, iPads unbricked, bizarre Band 2 pricing, and lovely/creepy robots, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
AMD confirmed three "design wins" at a recent investor call. The news suggests that we could see new gaming consoles this year which will use the AMD hardware, but AMD's CEO wouldn't give specifics.
Xbox Live logins using Microsoft accounts have offered two-factor authentication since 2013 - but Sony is finally catching up, confirming that it's preparing to add 2FA to the PlayStation Network.
Although we have yet to see Sony announce anything officially, new details have emerged from undisclosed sources that claim the updated console won't get its own games, among other things.
The PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console in the US, claiming top spot partially thanks to The Division. But Microsoft is looking to the future and touting the success of Quantum Break.
With rumors that a new PlayStation is on the horizon, how is Microsoft preparing to solidify the offerings in its Xbox stable? If an upgraded Xbox is not in the cards, is it an entirely new console?
Ubisoft Massive talks about Tom Clancy's The Division's first major update, called "Incursions", and how it will improve many aspects of the game as well as add much harder end-game content.
There's been a couple alleged sources claiming revamped consoles are coming in the near future. Now we can add one more source which actually suggests a soft announcement window for the "PS4.5".
Sony has announced the formation of a new company, which it says will focus on providing "full-fledged game titles" for various smart devices, including iOS and Android phones.
From Amazon shocks and the power of 10, to Windows 10 Mobile's no-show, Google's self-crashing car, more Pi, and an Epic attack on Microsoft, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Bethesda offers good news for players wanting more Fallout 4 in their lives by detailing the first wave of DLC. Plus, the seasons pass is about to get a little more expensive.
The lead writer for the follow-up to the hugely popular 'Titanfall' speaks up about some new additions to the free-running shooter, which includes a full-fledged campaign mode and a spin-off TV show.
Performance Design Products may have the key to unlocking the fastest rapid charging technology we've ever seen, and Microsoft's Xbox One controller is set to be the first benefactor.
Sony has made an official comment confirming that all of their PSN services are "experiencing issues." The problems started on Monday afternoon, and hours later are still unresolved.
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, has confirmed that the company's cloud technologies used in Titanfall can be used in any game, even if the title is exclusive to another platform.
A newly-formed hacking group has claimed that they will attempt to take down both Xbox Live and PSN over the coming weeks, to bring the lack of cyber-security to the attention of the public.
Plex just announced that the premium Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStaion 4 apps are now free. Normally these apps would require either a monthly or lifetime subscription to use.
After three decades at Konami, Hideo Kojima has left the company to form his own independent firm named 'Kojima Productions'. The first title to come from the studio will be exclusive to PlayStation.
Just over two years after launching its companion PlayStation App on iOS and Android, Sony has spun off the chat functions from there into its new dedicated 'PlayStation Messages' app.
The release of Star Wars Battlefront has lead many gamers to lash out against EA, due to its lack of gameplay depth. EA is finally ready to address the issue and talk about why this decision was made.
Uncharted 4, Ratchet and Clank, Final Fantasy VII, Dead Star and more get rattled off as titles coming to Playstation 4 in 2016 at the PSX 2015 convention. See what's on tap.
Sony has announced that they will begin the sale of eight PS2 games on the PlayStation Store starting December 5th. The announcement suggests, if we read between the lines, that more games are coming.
The PlayStation Network has experienced a wide service outage which was allegedly due to Black Friday console sales. However, Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility over the attacks.
Sony has acknowledged Playstation Network outages following heavy traffic, likely caused by Black Friday deals. While the service is now returning to normal, issues may still be encountered.
The open beta for Rainbow Six: Siege has been delayed, due to issues with its multiplayer experience. With the game being released in less than a week, these issues could hint at a problematic launch.
The second beta for Rainbow Six Siege is already underway, and open access to the public is scheduled for later today. The beta offers a taste of the Rainbow Six experience, one week prior to release.
After news surfaced of a Star Wars PS4 bundle including titles made for the PS2, and therefore made backwards compatible with the former; Sony has now confirmed it is working on it.
The PlayStation 4 has been rumored to support emulation of older titles. Although Sony has never officially released the feature, it looks to have finally arrived via the Star Wars PS4 bundle.
After initial details of the 'Nintendo PlayStation' prototype emerged back in July, many were skeptical of it's authenticity. Now, the device has been demoed and it's definitely real and still works.
With Halloween just a day away, we have selected our personal favorite titles for the holiday, suitable for a range of ages, and a broad number of gaming platforms.
In order to shift focus towards its PlayStation 4 console, Sony has officially confirmed that there are no first party games being developed for the PlayStation Vita.
Sony's PlayStation 4 gaming console will soon cost $50 less in the United States when the price drops to $349 beginning Friday, Oct. 9, the company announced today.
Last night, tweets from the official Call of Duty Twitter account detailed a fake terrorist attack in Singapore as part of a failed marketing attempt, resulting in a major backlash from fans.
This week, we got our hands on EA's upcoming Mirror's Edge: Catalyst, following the origins of female protagonist, Faith. In the preview, we got our hands on both the story and free roam modes.