Either Christmas has come early or Sony wants to make sure that you'll have some extra spending money when the holiday shopping season is in full swing, but there's a brand new promotion happening on the PlayStation Network.
Everyone was expecting it, but hearing confirmation was good nonetheless: the PS4 will be able to play older PlayStation games via Gaikai streaming technology.
Though President of Sony's Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida recently reiterated a point that was made some time ago, and which many seemed to have forgotten: Gaikai will work on a variety of machines, not just their upcoming console.
Social functionality has been one of the key selling points of the next generation of consoles: Sony and Microsoft have spent a great deal of time touting how gamers will be able to share their experiences with other gamers through streaming and clips. Well the Xbox One vision for social gaming may held up just a little bit as Microsoft explains that clip sharing will only be available via Xbox LIVE at launch with other social networks to follow next year, according to a piece in Destructoid.
Now that the breathless adoration for "Grand Theft Auto V" has started to die down, do take a second to peruse this Flickr set of "Grand Theft Auto IV" (yes, IV) screenshots taken in 4K.
The Xbox One thriller from "Deadly Premonition" creaotor Swery65 makes its Tokyo Game Show debut.