4w ago - Below are details on Sony's PS4 protection plan, some new PlayStation 4 day one update details and more from Shuhei Yoshida on the PS4 overheating, PS3 support and Play Memories.
To quote: "Sony will once again be offering a Protection Plan for their latest console.
For $49.99, plan buyers will receive two years of coverage for their PS4, which includes claim processing available 7 days a week, no out-of-pocket expenses for qualified claims, a pre-paid shipping box and PlayStation certified technicians and genuine PlayStation parts. For ten bucks more, the plan will cover accidental damage.
This comes in additional to a 1-year limited warranty out of the box."
From GamingBolt comes some new day one PS4 update details, as follows:
Kenny Linder, who was previously a part of Sony UK’s recently shuttered BigBig Studios and who is now working on a launch title for both next gen consoles, has revealed some new details on the upcoming Day One...
8w ago - Sony Senior Vice President of PlayStation Brand Marketing Guy Longworth unveiled the first PS4 TV commercial spot today dubbed Perfect Day, reminding fans that the PlayStation 4 release date is only 30 days away!
To quote: Hello PlayStation Nation! The entire team has been hard at work preparing one of PlayStation's biggest launches ever - PS4.
We can certainly feel the excitement mounting as we get closer to November 15th. On behalf of the entire team, we are extremely excited to bring the most powerful gaming system right to your living room.
We listened to all of you and after six years of sweat and tears, we have designed a clear-cut, next-generation platform built for gamers by gamers.
The result is PS4, a system we are all proud of. It's a system that unapologetically provides you with an immersive gaming experience like never before, including powerful performance and graphics, integrated social capabilities, intelligent personalization, and innovative second-screen features.
With four weeks left until launch, we are revealing the second TV spot in our Greatness Awaits campaign: "Perfect Day." Perfect Day symbolizes the approaching launch day of the long-awaited PS4 system and you can watch the full video,...
11w ago - Naughty Dog Creative Director Neil Druckmann posted up a video today spotlighting The Last of Us: Outbreak Day and an alternate ending on PS3 below.
To quote: So today is September 26th, 2013. That's a special date for us. It's the day the Cordyceps outbreak hit critical mass in the world of The Last of Us.
We at Naughty Dog are celebrating by sharing some crazy tweets in regards to the outbreak. Join us in describing your experience (real or not) of how you'd survive the pandemic.
Tweet with the hashtag #OutbreakDay. We'll be retweeting the most creative tweets throughout the day.
To further celebrate the occasion, we have something fun we've been dying to share with you. It is our honor to show you the "alternate" ending for the game - with a slight twist.
We originally only showed this video at this year's PAX Prime, but now it's time for everyone to see it. We think you'll enjoy it.
Come back tomorrow when we'll reveal more info about our DLC plans (including some additions to the Season Pass). In the meantime, do your best to stay alive over the next 24 hours. Endure and survive!
11w ago - Sony Senior Manager Pierre Gravereau of Digital Distribution announced details on their latest PSN sale today, which includes getting $10 for every $50 spent and new day 1 digital pre-orders.
To quote: Get ready for October, because it's packed full of great games coming to PS3. In addition to all the titles on the way, we've got some new deals for you to take advantage of during the next month.
Starting today through October 29th, for every $50 you spend using your SEN Wallet, you'll receive a $10 credit back (up to $100). Pick up some new games, movies, TV shows or anything else that accepts SEN Wallet funds to become eligible.
If you spend $100, you'll receive $20; spend $150, you'll receive $30 and so on. You'll receive your earned credit by November 8th via email and XMB Message on your PS3.
With these savings, there's no better time to become a PlayStation Plus member. Pick up a 1-year membership for $49.99, get $10 back and take advantage of all the great features you get with PS Plus, including Instant Game Collection access and exclusive discounts.
Throughout October and November, we have a ton of new Day 1 Digital titles coming your way, and they are all available to pre-order starting today.
13w ago - Evolution Studios Community Manager Jamie Brayshaw is here with a new Driveclub PS4 demo video today which shows day / night transition below.
To quote: Check out the latest in the series of our #DRIVECLUB direct feed videos. This time, we showcase the dynamic shift in the time of day, set against the stunning Salar de Surire in Chile between 18:00 and 21:00.
13 things we'd like you to know about this video:
1. If you'd like to see a version of the video with significantly higher image quality than shown on YouTube (and a closer representation of how the game looks on PS4), you'll be able to download the 1080p video online soon.
2. The time of day is accelerated by x60, which is why the video covers from 6pm - 9pm in Chile in just three laps. Accelerating the speed of time is something you can choose to adjust before you race and it's also why the sunlight disappears so quickly at 1:58.
3. Design Director Paul Rustchynksy is the driver. He's using a Thrustmaster "T80 DRIVECLUB Edition" wheel, which explains why his last lap (in first person racing view) is the fastest.
4. The video was captured in one take from a version of the game still in development. Optimisations to the visual quality of the game are made every...