3w ago - Below is a video derived from THIS PDF file (via PC Watch) with details from ChipWorks on the rumored PS4 AMD Jaguar CPU 1.8Ghz and two disabled GPU compute units alongside the PlayStation 4 motherboard components explained.
To quote: PlayStation 4 - AMD Jaguar CPU 1.8GHZ - PS4 Rumor and Two Disabled Compute Units
The PlayStation 4's AMD Jaguar CPU clock speed has yet to be officially confirmed by Sony, but there is recent evidence and rumors to suggest that the CPU is running at 1.8GHZ. Previously, based on comments from various developers and speculation we'd guessed the PS4′s CPU was running at 1.6GHZ. Remember that the AMD Jaguar is designed to run up to 2GHZ, so the 1.8GHZ is right in the Jaguar's range.
Microsoft had up clocked the Xbox One's CPU to 1.75GHZ, and so we assumed the X1 had the CPU advantage - but if these recent rumors prove to be correct, the PS4 will have the X1 beat. Lower clock frequencies require less power and output less heat, and due to the APU of the PS4 already being fairly large, we weren't sure if Sony...
3w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Sid Shuman made available a video today while talking to Hideo Kojima about Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes on PS4.
To quote: Set after the events of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker but before those of the upcoming MGS5: The Phantom Pain, MGS5: Ground Zeroes gives the player total control over how, where, and when to execute espionage-focused operations.
Playing as Snake, aka Big Boss, players will sneak into enemy encampments, stalk targets, interrogate enemy agents, and recover secret intel while piecing together the game's story mission by mission. The result is an open, fluid adventure that will play out a little differently each time.
On PS4, Kojima's proprietary FOX Engine coats the game in a convincing layer of next-gen grit. Eerily lifelike character animations bring new punch to the game's CQC, while a new global lighting system means that day and night pass realistically, complete with changes to guard behavior and visibility.
Engine brings a host of other benefits, including an upgraded weapon physics system that accounts for bullet drop. This will be a profound change for fans of the tranquilizer gun and other low-powered projectile weapons, which now require far more finesse to use at extreme distances.
4w ago - Compulsion Games Producer Derek Elliott announced that Contrast is out today on PS4, and is free for PlayStation Plus Members.
To quote: Contrast, our PS4 launch title, is out today. If you were born in the '70s (as I was), or have watched "Arrested Development," you'll know the song "The Final Countdown." It is cornily (Is that a word?) appropriate when your game is close to launch status.
It can pump you up and can also bring you back to all the good and bad that was the '80s. Much simpler times when two programmers would make all of the design, art, animation, sound, and code for a game. And back then, game design counted for something. Be damned you kids these days and your fancy save games and discs you don't have to blow on to play.
Games like Paperboy, Dig Dug, and - one of my personal favorites - Racing Destruction Set were profoundly fun because they were simple. But simple didn't mean easy. These games somehow got made because of a genuine fire to develop something new and have fun in a brand new industry.
The early Godfathers of video games were passionate because they accomplished something special, were published, and people responded to their creations.
4w ago - DICE Community Manager Vincent Vukovic announced today that Battlefield 4 is out today on PlayStation 4 with a fresh PS4 video trailer below.
To quote: Greatness awaits on the battlefield. Starting today, PS4 owners can experience Battlefield 4′s 64-player multiplayer battles, running at 60 frames per second. Powered by DICE's Frostbite 3 engine and PS4, Battlefield 4 features stunning visuals, dynamic Levolution moments, and the return of Commander Mode.
Battlefield 4 also takes advantage of the brand new DualShock 4, allowing you to peek and lean from behind cover, as well as look around when you're behind the wheel of a vehicle. All this combines to let you focus on the chaos of combat.
Want to show the world your own "Only in Battlefield" moments? PS4 has you covered with the new Share functionality, and with Battlefield 4 Remote Play support, take the battle from the big screen to the palm of your hands so that you never miss the action.
Have you already purchased Battlefield 4 for the PlayStation 3? No worries, head here to find out about upgrade offers for as low as $9.99 from select retailers.
4w ago - Housemarque Community Manager Tommaso De Benetti announced today that Resogun is out now on PS4 / PlayStation 4 with details below.
To quote: To celebrate the official release of RESOGUN and PS4 in North America, I am delighted to to share yet more details about the game, from the team at Housemarque, and of course, some more great explosions!
I know a lot of readers skip right ahead to the videos, but I am going to start with a piece of concept art, depicting a whole bunch of initial enemy designs.
A few of these may not have made the cut for the final game but most of them lie in wait for you to blast them to pieces.
Did I mention blasting? Ok, it's definitely time for some explosions then and the most epic RESOGUN video yet!
The best thing about RESOGUN of course is that the gameplay is just as epic as the explosions and so the last video I will share here today is all about the gameplay.
RESOGUN has lots of subtle tricks to master in order to achieve the best score possible and as you can see in the video, it's possible to play with a lot of style that is sure to amaze people watching over your...