8w ago - Following up on some leaked PS4 pictures from Reddit user Ldominguez1986, today Sony Germany has officially unveiled the first image of their PlayStation 4 Retail Demo (Kiosk) Station below via their Facebook page alongside some pics of PS4 Retail Packaging and PS4 Demo Kiosks in the wild.
According to Ldominguez1986, Home Depot has a full PlayStation 4 demo Kiosks set up ready and is allowing players to get try their hands on PS4 early.
To quote: "I have a friend who is an employee at Home Depot and I confirm this! He said they will be setting them up in Lawn & Garden in the coming week."
From Anticitizen One of NeoGAF on Ldominguez1986's claim, to quote: "Just FYI I'm 99% certain that pic of the PS4 demo unit is in a best buy auto bay where they install new sound systems and gps it's sometimes used as assembly and storage area."
13w ago - Sony Product Manager Ross Alexander confirmed today alongside a video trailer that the Beyond: Two Souls PlayStation 3 demo is coming on October 1st, 2013.
Below are the details, to quote: Today we can confirm that the Beyond: Two Souls demo will be available on Tuesday, October 1st on PlayStation Store. There will be opportunities for a few of you to get in on September 24th - we'll be announcing those soon.
This demo will include two scenes from the game, giving insight into the extraordinary story that awaits you next month. This will be the first chance for most to go hands-on and experience the improvements Quantic Dream has made to Heavy Rain's control scheme.
The Beyond: Two Souls demo will feature the following two scenes from the final game:
• Jodie & Aiden: Join a very young Jodie as she takes part in an experiment at the Department of Paranormal Activities. As officials put her abilities to the test, you take charge of a mysterious, invisible entity.
• Hunted: Skip forward a number of years and help Jodie escape the clutches of government agents as the mysterious entity unleashes its truly astonishing powers.
We've also got the third of our four part 'Making...
16w ago - Following up on his previous release, today PlayStation 3 developer exofreak made available a classic (pre-3.00 Firmware) PS3 gameboot and video demo for use on 4.XX consoles with details below.
To quote: Do you miss the classic game boot that was available on lower (2.80) firmware? Does your life feel empty and void of all meaning right before you launch a game?
Well, game in despair no longer because you can now have the classic spiderman font PLAYSTATION 3 back on all ps3 and all 4.xx firmwares. It is very simple, only 2 steps long. Even a paraplegic baby can do it!
1.) Enable dev_blind with multiman
2.) Copy the selected "custom_render_plugin.rco" and past it in dev_blind/vsh/resource/
3.) Feel the tension as 2 seconds of nostalgia course through you mind!
23w ago - Today Sony Worldwide Studios Art Director Gavin Moore announced that a Puppeteer demo is coming soon to PlayStation 3 fans.
To quote: We're getting closer and closer to the release of Puppeteer! In preparation for release, I'm happy to announce that a playable demo demonstrating the essence of Puppeteer's gameplay will be made available in Europe prior to launch.
We plan on packing loads of content into the demo, and we hope it will give you a great idea of how the finished game will feel when it hits PlayStation 3 on 11th September.
While we're on the topic of demos, maybe some of you have heard of Puppeteer's 'Rehearsal Edition', which releases on Japan's PlayStation Store this week.
The Rehearsal Edition is not a traditional game demo but rather a uniquely regional way to introduce the world of Puppeteer.
The brief interactive stage specially designed for this concept gives Japanese gamers a peak behind the curtain at the cast of Puppeteer as they prepare for the 'big show'. The characters can be seen busily rehearsing while the crew put together the elaborate set pieces to be used in the bunraku - or 'puppet theatre' - that serves as the game's setting.
In order to let Japanese players fully soak in the atmosphere,...