9w ago - Sony Social Media Specialist Ryan Clements announced today that Daylight on PS4 dubbed The Power of the Unknown is slated to hit PlayStation 4 in 2014.
To quote: In an age of horror games with carefully crafted scares and achingly detailed environments, Zombie Studios is trying something new with its upcoming horror game, Daylight.
Players awake inside an abandoned hospital, with only the light of their cellphone to guide them through the thick black. But unlike other horror games, Daylight changes every time you play.
To better understand Daylight, and the scares within, we asked Zombie Studios Creative Director Andre Maguire to explain how the game came together and why procedurally generated scares give the horror genre a shot in the arm. Maguire also tells us about developing on PS4, and what inspirations fueled the team members in their creative process.
Daylight is tentatively scheduled to launch in early 2014.
PlayStation.Blog: What inspired the team at Zombie Studios to develop a hardcore horror title like Daylight, especially following successful first-person shooters such as Blacklight?
Andre Maguire: We love the horror genre, and we wanted to try and create a game that would be scary every time you played it. We knew that...
11w ago - Following up on their previous updates, today Sony's SVP has given PlayStation 4 fans more insight into the PS4's noise level, power consumption, media performance and more below.
To quote from DualShockers.com (linked above): "Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia Senior Vice president and Director of Business Unit 1 Masayasu Ito isn't as well known as Shuhei Yoshida between PlayStation fans, but given his technical role he's the best person to ask about some of the most technical aspects of the upcoming PS4.
Today he gaver some extremely interesting information about the console as part of an interview on the Japanese tech site AV Watch.
Here's a summary of the most relevant points:
While being always online is not necessary, a network connection is important to fully enjoy the features of the PS4.
The PS4 will initially act as a stand-alone web server for the PlayStation App. In the future there's the possibility of this to be expanded through the cloud, with the PS4 and PlayStation App interacting through the cloud, allowing cooperative...
63w ago - Following up on yesterday's update, today we are saddened to report that Duowan editor ShouFaDi (aka The First Emperor) has now updated his post stating that Red Power is now being called Blue Disk, and that a DRM-infected PS3 USB dongle will be required to use their Custom Firmware (CFW) version 4.21 unfortunately.
Below is the update, roughly translated to quote: "The group changed its name to Blue Disk, and declared that a USB dongle with a system may use personal guess Unplugged dongle may get in his CFW the Well when songce said not sell dongles, now renamed the idea to sell the dongle I swear.
I really do not know before sell dongle, but the host songce no dongle and I swear that in addition to the received outside the of the team songce host, no charge other belongings, and even water did not take a sip! And drove past their city's oil money or Ida dig orz
In fact, to be honest, not to mention being like crack as a PS3 lovers to hear messages like natural new crack will be very excited, even if it went to another...
63w ago - Following up on yesterday's PS3 4.21 CFW Video by the Red Power Team, today The First Emperor has posted an update confirming several new PlayStation 3 titles are working alongside PS Vita Data Management, PS3 homebrew, Blu-ray movies, and DLC as outlined below!
Thus far, PS3 games that run fine include Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD, Dynasty Warriors MR2 HD, Alchemy Kobo Love Summer (Chinese version), Bleach Soul Burning (Chinese version), Disgaea 4 (Chinese version), Double Dragon (PSN), PES 2013, and the Resident Evil 6 Demo.
To quote, roughly translated from Chinese:
This post will serve as evaluation designed software, while test side update, sustained attention! Want to say: I'm just testing the only valid and the consultation released way like true is not within my ability. Until now, I only got a brush system host everything! Detailed follow-up release of do not send all RED the POWER can decide things in me.
First, get under the host. Host model CECH-2512B. Has good brush RED the POWER 4.21CFW...
Get brush good, so the uncertainty is not 4.21 official system can brush. Verify that the 3.55 can brush, it is recommended to continue to adhere...
63w ago - Today the Red Power Team have made available a demo video below of what appears to be the first legitimate PS3 4.21 CFW running Dead or Alive 5 (DOA5) for Custom Firmware users!
To quote, roughly translated from Chinese (with a better translation by wy103 and zoonin now available): Just deliberately pulled Ida driving to the the RED POWER city where, met with their people and then get it back one is said to brush a 4.21 CFW hosts not open test, ready to begin testing next evaluation please wait...
Updated: Sent to test the host HDMI interface is bad, then do without TV box, component cable, as well as support for AV input of the display device, in looking for a solution
Updated again: Buy a component cable encountered heavy rain, all wet.
Finally back, with component cable screen flash orz
Finally, the conference room projector the AV interface can be used, meow, white rain, anger! Then tested under DOA5, test results - RED POWER 4.21 CFW ...! ! !