playstation

  • Nyko gaming accessories

    Nyko, proprietor of fine gaming peripherals, showcased several new items at CES. For the Wii we have the upgraded Wand+, the Type Pad wireless keypad, the Perfect Shot pistol grip attachment, and the Charge Base Quad charging station. We also have a media hub for the PS3 Slim, and a new personal headset/speaker combo for the Xbox 360. Read More

  • Video: A look at the Sony PlayStation motion controller

    Sony’s ballyhooed motion control system for the PlayStation platform is months away from launch, but the PS Blog has some intriguing behind-the-scenes-like video with the R&D team that’s currently fine-tuning the system. Have a look at two videos after the jump. Read More

  • PlayStation Home could stream TV shows, movies in the future

    We don’t typically cover PS Home updates at the ‘Gear, but the Sony PS team just dropped a tiny morsel of goodness and I feel compelled to tell you about it. The Movie Theater in Home is getting revamped with a 10-screen layout that PS Home Community Manager CydoniaX says could one-day stream full-length TV shows and movies. Nothing is set in stone so we’ll throw this one on… Read More

  • Fat Princess for the PS3 finally gets dated!

    http://www.viddler.com/simple_on_site/faeb32b4 It’s about damn time. Her royal fatness will launch on the PlayStation Network this Thursday (7/30) for $15. Read More

  • Sony to ship PS3 Slim next month?

    The secrecy over the PS3 Slim continues to unravel with news that Foxconn have been contracted to manufacture and ship the updated model starting next month. The report from UDN does not explicitly say that the smaller version of the current platform will be sold anytime soon, but it falls in line with what Ars’s Mole leaked over the weekend. However, UDN states that an updated PS3 will… Read More

  • Japanese doohickey converts PlayStation controllers into Wii Remotes

    This little doodad from Japan promises to convert your PS and PS2 controllers into Wiimotes. It’s about $19 bucks, which is one dollar cheaper than the Classic Controller, but who knows what it will end up being after shipping and such. I much prefer the Nyko Wing that I’ve been using. Read More

  • GTA: Chinatown Wars heading to PSP this fall

    Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will make its way to the PSP and PSP Go this fall. It’ll be available on UMD for PSP owners and in downloadable form on the PlayStation Network in both North America and Europe. Read More

  • Activision to drop Sony PS3, PSP support?

    In an interview with The Times Online, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick made it very clear that if Sony does not lower the price of the PS3 then the games publisher will cease support for the console. Read More

  • Notes from Sony's E3 press conference

    While the call of the open E3 show floor left us with nobody in an actual seat at Sony’s two-hour-long press conference, we have eyes and ears everywhere. Everywhere. Read More

  • The story of the PlayStation

    Only a few devices really redefined my life: that stent, a fire truck, the Ford Fairmont, and the PlayStation are a few that come to mind right now. Edge Magazine has a great look at the history of the PlayStation, from its humble beginnings as a SNES with a CD drive to the device that changed the gaming market forever. Read More

  • PlayStation details PSP firmware v5.50

    It’s not available yet, but Sony’s Eric Lempel, the Director of PSN Operations, detailed the key new features coming up in v5.50 for the PSP. The Information Board that scrolls up top on the PS3 XMB will now be ported to the PSP where I, for one, will continue to ignore it. Read More

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