Sony just announced more details about it’s upcoming streaming service Playstation Now at the 2014 CES show in Las Vegas. But before I dive into that bit of news, does anyone remember Gaikai?
A few years ago Gaikai was founded partly by Dave Perry (of Shiny and Earthworm Jim fame) as a game streaming service that streamed select AAA titles directly to your browser via YouTube, Facebook and other social media sites. Because all of the content rendering was done on a remote server, even gamers with slow PCs could play, provided they had a fast enough internet connection. Needless to say, I was enticed by the idea of playing games without having to upgrade to the latest video card. Continue reading →
Yup, two new articles appeared on Kotaku today as more things about the PS4/Orbis slowly leak…
According to this article: The PS4 will be released this November, and there’s going to be a way to control the PS4 with your Mobile phone. Things such as purchasing downloadable games and talking to friends on PSN. It continues to say that the system will come with a new version of the PlayStation Eye that will be included with every PS4.
And according to this article: Sony appears to have trademarked the name “PlayStation Cloud”. Could this be the whole Gaikai PS1/2/3 game streaming service that was mentioned before? We’ll know on Wednesday night!
On a better and more positive note, this article talks about how the PS4 might be cheaper than the PS3 did at launch! Plus they found this logo on the internet, could it be the Sony’s logo for the PS4?
So, what in store for the next PlayStation? Wednesday night is coming near. Sony will show off the system at 11:00pm GMT / 6:00 pm EST. Will you be watching? You can watch it here tomorrow on GameInformer’s website