PS Store access for PS3 and Vita will continue after all, Sony has announced

By Dom Peppiatt19 April 2021 18:12 GMT Shortly after Sony announced plans to close the PlayStation Store serving PS3, Vita and PSP, the company has changed its mind on the proposed closure of the stores and will now keep them open.“Recently, we notified players that PlayStation Store for PS3 and...

PS3, PS Vita, and PlayStation Portable stores to shutter in summer – report

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 22 March 2021 16:30 GMT It looks like Sony is getting ready to close down the PS3, PS Vita, and PlayStation Portable stores soon, according to a new report.According to a source familiar with Sony’s plans, the PS3, PS Vita, and PlayStation Portable’s digital storefronts will be closed...

The new official Xbox Wireless Headset is a best-in-class offering for the price

Microsoft’s entry into the gaming headset market isn’t perfect, but it’s a very strong offering for the price. The design team behind the new Official Xbox Wireless Headset plainly had two missions: first, to create a best-in-class Xbox headset at a sub-$100 price. But second, and equally important, it also...

Currys is randomly selecting which customers can buy PS5

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 10 March 2021 15:58 GMT It could be you!UK retailer Currys has introduced a lottery system for people looking to buy PlayStation 5s.As reported by VGC, folks can sign up for PS5 Priority Pass, which means you may be randomly selected to buy one of Sony’s...

Anti-piracy firm Denuvo brings anti-cheat tools to PS5

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 10 March 2021 16:47 GMT Developers and publishers can get rid of bad actors in their games on Sony’s console.Anti-tamper company Denuvo has brought its tools to fight cheating to PS5.The firm has joined the console’s tool and middleware scheme, meaning that developers and publishers will...

Xbox apparently still has some 2021 games left to announce

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 8 March 2021 19:11 GMT Xbox’s director of program management, Jason Ronald, has said that Xbox still has some unannounced games ready to launch in 2021.Speaking on an episode of The Iron Lords podcast, Ronald was aksed what titles he’s looking foward to playing in the remaining...

PS5 storage upgrade won’t be available before the summer – report

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 26 February 2021 12:33 GMT PS5 owners will have to wait a little bit longer before they could expand the storage of their new console.According to a Bloomberg report, Sony’s long-awaited answer to PS5‘s expandable storage problem will arrive sometime this summer.Unlike Xbox, where Microsoft launched...

Microsoft is reportedly testing 1080p streaming for Xbox Game Pass cloud games

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 February 2021 11:04 GMT Microsoft is testing a higher resolution streaming solution for the Xbox Game Pass streaming service Cloud Gaming, previously known as xCloud, ahead of a larger upgrade to the service later in the year.According to a new WindowsCentral report, an unnamed (but...