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Video: Sound Shapes: PlayStation 4, PS4 DLC, and Art Packs

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62w ago - Sony Santa Monica Senior Producer Zach Wood shared a video today detailing Sound Shapes on PlayStation 4, PS4 DLC and Art Packs below.

To quote: Okay, this is a big one. Are you ready? Here we go.

So you probably saw the PS4 launch last week - pretty exciting, right!? Did you get one? Lucky lucky if you did.

We've been playing with the PlayStation 4 for a while, because we've been preparing Sound Shapes for this screaming fast new machine. Sound Shapes doesn't exactly push the hardware, but it sure looks sweet!

We've also added new functionality with DualShock 4′s touchpad, light bar, and speakers. It also takes advantage of PS4′s social features, like the new Share button that allows you to easily livestream your game with friends and share vids of your levels.





With all these improvements, this is a great time to pick up Sound Shapes (we're impressed with your monk-like patience if you haven't). If you're already one of our thousands of supporters, we have great news... The PS4 version of Sound Shapes is free for you!

That's right, everyone who's already purchased the game from PSN for PS3 or PS Vita also gets it for PS4 (isn't Cross-Buy great?). The flip is...
 

Sony Offers Insight in PS4 / PlayStation 4 Blinking Blue Light Issues

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63w ago - Following up on the PlayStation 4 Bricking Reports, today Sony has offered some insight into the PlayStation 4 Blinking Blue Light issues below.

To quote from Unicorn--Justice via PlayStation Support: Hi, some reports have been coming in from users with PS4 units blinking blue, but not entering the powered on state indicated by a white light as noted in the [Register or Login to view links].

Here are some of the symptoms associated with blinking blue lights issue:

  • blue indicator light blinking
  • no video/audio output to television
  • console powering off after blinking blue

This blinking light issue could indicate any number of causes including but not limited to:

  • TV compatibility
  • Issues with PS4 power supply
  • Issues with PS4 hard drive
  • Issues with other PS4 hardware




TV Compatibility/HDMI Troubleshooting:

Some users have indicated that updating the firmware on their televisions...
 

Killzone Shadow Fall PS4: Take the Oath and Build Your Own Trailer

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63w ago - Sony Associate Product Marketing Mananger Josh Sepielli invites fans to take the oath and build your own Killzone Shadow Fall PS4 trailer!

To quote: Your epic moments are meant to be shared, and PS4′s Share button makes it easier than ever to show the world your greatness. We just launched one of PS4′s hero games, Killzone Shadow Fall, and it's an exciting example what the Share button is capable of.

Killzone Shadow Fall has evolved for the new generation, and will be exploding with stunning graphics and intense heroic moments that you can capture and share with your friends and the gaming community.

For Killzone Shadow Fall, we've also created a never-before-seen custom sharing experience to bring the content you share to the next level.

For the first time, you and other gamers can upload your own gaming footage into a Killzone Shadow Fall trailer and create a personalized, filmic story filled with your most epic Shadow Fall kills, combat honors, and war zones.





We're handing over the trailer to you, so you can make it greater. Make your own Killzone Shadow Fall film at [Register or Login to view links].
 

New Sony PS4, PS3 and PSN Releases for November 19th, 2013

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63w ago - Sony's Social Media Specialist Ryan Clements is here with the new New Sony PS4, PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:

In the wake of the PS4 launch, the world of PlayStation continues to grow with rubber-burning races, online fighters, shadow puzzles, anime antics, and farming?!

If you've yet to purchase a PS4, the latest edition in the Need for Speed series hits PS3 this week with enough breakneck competition to satisfy the most seasoned adrenaline junkie.

Need for Speed Rivals features the AllDrive system, which fuses single-player driving into a seamless multiplayer world, where your friends can race in and out of events without the need for lobbies or loading.

But if you're more in the mood for a colorful, thought-provoking challenge, look no further than Contrast, which also lands on PS3 Tuesday.

And for those of you gamers that still fondly remember crossing blades in Soulcalibur II, perhaps you'll want to note the imminent arrival of Soulcalibur II HD Online - a visually upgraded take on the classic fighter.

Hungry for more? Head below for a complete list of new games joining the PlayStation family this week. Enjoy the Drop.

Adventure Time: Explore The Dungeon Because I Don't Know
Air Conflicts:...
 

PS4: FreeBSD, WebGL, HTML5, Webkit & Save Encryption Development

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63w ago - Many are aware Sony's PlayStation 4 video gaming console uses FreeBSD Open Source Software as outlined on Sony's site [Register or Login to view links], and today Software Engineer Don Olmstead briefly discusses WebGL / HTML5 and the PS4 while PS3 hacker kakarotoks confirms PS4 is running Webkit alongside preliminary PS4 Save Encryption from flynhigh09 as detailed below.

From Don Olmstead, to quote: "Now that the #PS4 has been released I can finally start talking about my piece of the puzzle.

When you login to your PS4 you are running #WebGL code. The PlayStation Store, the Music and Video Applications, as well as a good chunk of UX are all rendered within the browser.

I spent a good amount of time tuning our WebGL rendering engine, and I will be speaking at +SFHTML5 about how to optimize WebGL usage within the context of that work. There will be plenty of great tips on how you can speed up your own WebGL applications so get your slot now. And for those of you can't make it in person it will be live streamed on Google Developers Live."

From kakarotoks (via IRC):

[kakarotok] Saw this and thought I'd share before i forgot: plus.google.com/113371030751322342143/posts/Mzy6VEAwHaa
[mysis] heh i already...
 
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