Articles tagged with: hardware
On Friday 13 July, PS3 Attitude went along to the Mad Catz Unveiled community event at the Penthouse on Leicester Square, London.
It was an enjoyable event, attended by lots of fans. It showcased the company’s latest hardware and there were competitions with excellent prizes up for grabs.
Sony today announced plans to launch a new networked recorder and media storage device in Japan called “nasne”.
The little black box is set become the centre of the living room, offering cross device connectivity with …
PS3 is adding fire to UK homes this month.
If you still haven’t picked up a PS3, need to replace one or are made of more money than your average dodgy used-car salesman – plus, you want to add a bit of colour to your living room – you will be delighted to know Sony is bringing a red PS3 model to the UK soon.
Phil Rogers, Sony Europe R&D Manager, has been explaining the various ways PS Vita could connect with the PS3.
Sony is launching its first ever PlayStation branded television in an attempt to break down the barriers for those looking to join the 3D gaming revolution. The new set will feature a 24″ LCD screen and will produce full high-definition pictures, but its best feature is its price. You won’t need to sell your body to get this sexy piece of kit.
With all of the excitement and speculation surrounding the inevitable next generation hardware releases from Nintendo and Microsoft it’s no wonder that the conversation would find its way to the PlayStation franchise.
We are now in the year of the rabbit; that means, if you’re into astrology this is going to be an exciting year for you and your PlayStation 3, what with rabbits being known for their artistic talents and good taste. However, those who consider astrology to be a lot of superstitious nonsense may require further persuasion.
We advise unbelievers to look at the games released in January – LittleBigPlanet 2, Dead Space 2 and Mass Effect 2 – because these alone point to a good year. Each one is a blockbuster title and likely to be in contention when the awards are being handed out. What’s more, this selection is diverse and offers something for almost everyone. There are worse ways to start a year, that’s for sure.
Sales figures are in for PlayStation Move for its first month on the market. Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced that it has shipped more than one million units, and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced even higher figures of one and a half million units being shipped since its release on 15th September.
At the Eurogamer Expo, Steven Ter Heide from Guerrilla games showed off Killzone 3 using Move. With Ter Heide being Guerrilla Games’ Senior Producer, he’s had lots of experience playing the game with Move, and he makes it looks very easy, but he still admits that DualShockers will ‘run circles round Move players.’
Anticipation. It’s the constant state of the avid gamer; always with their fingers on the pulse, they await the next big sensation. Whilst they feast on a gratifying main course of Dead Rising 2, F1 …
Heavy sluggish weapons. That was one of the most common complaints we heard from people who played Killzone 2. Moving the targeting reticule across the screen was a laborious job (although for some it heightened the sense of realism). As Killzone 3 is PlayStation Move compatible, this should no longer be an issue – unless you have slow wrists, that is.
PlayStation Move will be released next month and we’re very excited here in Attitude Towers. We’ve all been impressed by how accurate Move is, and we like the look of the line-up – there’s a healthy mix of party games and hardcore titles to get us started. But there’s one thing left to take into consideration: the cost.
Sony say you can get started for £49.99/$99.99. However, if you shop around you can get started for less, in the UK at least. However, there are some additional costs; some which you might not have considered. Fear not, we’re on hand to let you know what you’ll actually be paying should you want the full Move experience.
Do you want to know what PlayStation Move is capable of? Of course you do. Well, thanks to a new video – featuring Dr. Richard Marks, one of the creative minds behind the controller – you can see for yourself just what the little device can do.
The answer is a lot…
Do you struggle to keep up with the frenzy that is playing Modern Warfare 2 online? Well, Penguin United will be showing off a new device at E3 which they believe will give you the edge and turn you into an ultimate assassin.
Sony has launched a nifty new website to promote PlayStation Move, their upcoming motion control device – and Wii Remote beater. The promotional site contains the latest Move related news, a list of launch games and developer diaries. Details explaining Move and the equipment necessary to power it (i.e PlayStation Eye) can also be found.
The latest in a series of developer diaries for upcoming PS Move titles has been posted on the US PlayStation Blog. This one features the team from Supermassive Games talking about Move Party.
Japanese gaming website Pocketnews has reported that the PS3 has received a minor hardware alteration. The changes include a new version of the RSX graphics chip that uses 15% less power. With the cost of electricity these days, this is pleasing news. Plus, it should help cut down on that dreaded ‘yellow light of death’ which causes your PS3 to overheat and die.
John McLaughlin has been speaking about his experiences with PlayStation Move. McLaughlin is a producer on the upcoming street brawler, The Fight: Lights Out. He believes that Move will allow players to “throw punches with total precision”. Players are also expected to get in the thick of the action – that means none of this flick-of-the-wrist nonsense.
The good folk over at No Fuss Reviews have been conducting a massive survey into the failure rates for the three major consoles.
A source of 500,000 readers were asked if their console has had to be repaired or replaced due to a fault – the results are striking.