There have been changes over the years, but the market arc of a video game console is usually to release it at a high price, then gradually reduce that price to keep the fire of demand stoked, then finally to sell it cheaply as a “beginner’s alternative” when it’s replaced by something more advanced. This hasn’t been the case with EVERY console, mind you (the Wii U never dropped in price throughout its lifetime….sheer madness), but that’s generally how it works.
Arkane Lyon’s Deathloop is in a weird place. It was declared a Playstation exclusive when it was first announced, but since then, Microsoft has purchased the entirety of Bethesda — the software giant that owns Arkane. This means the studio’s next big release won’t be on their parent company’s system — just the competition. Go figure.
Just finding a Playstation 5 is part of the adventure…the other half is finding room for it. The PS5 has blatantly defied the trend in recent years of shrinking consoles, offering up the largest machine they’ve ever produced. It shatters the previous record set by the Playstation 3 at 15.4 inches in diameter.
One of the most stressful parts of gaming online is dealing with trolls and bullies. It is quite common for the voice chat feature that causes a lot of drama. Your teammate or opponent can be offensive, disrespectful, and hostile.
We still don’t know how much the Playstation 5 will cost, or the exact date it will go on sale, but we do know when you’ll be able to preorder it…sort of. Sony opened a mysterious waiting list today on its Playstation Direct store that doesn’t guarantee a Playstation 5, but gives the vague promise of having the chance to get one. A “preorder for a preorder,” basically.
Tired of waiting for Sony to reveal anything about the Playstation 5 beyond its weird controller? So is everyone else, with the possible exception of Microsoft, who has only been happy to fill the media vacuum with plenty of footage from their competing console. Fortunately, if a new announcement is legit, the secrecy is about to end. We will find out everything about the Playstation 5 this coming Thursday, June 4.
NACON and its development studio KT Racing are pleased to unveil the first gameplay video for WRC 9, the official video game of the FIA World Rally Championship. It is planned for release on September 3, 2020 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC from the Epic Games Store, then on PlayStation®5, Xbox One Series X and Nintendo Switch™ at a later date.
PsyHotel Simulator, a game that constitutes a crazy mix of genres, will launch on PC in Q1 2021 – Ultimate Games S.A. has announced. The release will combine, among others, tactical and stealth elements, hotel management and black comedy. The player’s goal will be to eliminate psychopathic criminals hosted at his establishment. The game will also be released on Nintendo Switch and probably on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.
Wired has published a new interview with Mark Cerny, lead system architect for Playstation generations yet to come. Within the interview, Cerny revealed the first public facts about Sony’s next console, the Playstation 5.