Category: Sony Playstation 5 & PS4

Obligatory Sony PS5 Post. How much will it cost, and what are the exclusives?

2020 has been awful so far, but at least we can look forward to the launch of the Sony PS5. Not that many of us will be able to afford it by the time it is released. Sony PlayStation 5 Design Sony revealed the new design for the console, may people have mocked it for looking like a router, but it is arguably better than the plain PC case inspire Xbox Sony PS5 Launch Date No hard date has been given, but both the Sony PS5 and Xbox Series X will launch ahead of the Christmas/Holiday season Sony PS5 Price...

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Best Gaming Setup for PS4 Gaming – 2020

For us gamers, we all share a common trait; crave for the best gaming experience. It doesn’t matter whether you are a pro or just a standard, obsession for quality gaming station and moments define us. Owning a PS4 is great, but there’s no better feeling than when you have the best internet speed, best graphics and best all accessories. Not only does this make you stick into gaming station for longer, but also improves your gaming skills. However, building an ultimate gaming setup for PS4 gaming has always been a challenge for most gamers. It requires creativity and...

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Gioteck VX-4 Wireless PS4 Controller Review – An affordable alternative to the official PS4 controller

With the official PS4 controller being £45 it is not exactly cheap, and if you are looking for a replacement or spare then the Gioteck VX-4 is an appealing alternative. Related Content Best Gaming Setup for PS4 Gaming – 2019 Priced at just £29.99 this comes in a 33% cheaper than the official model and has compatibility with all the current PS4 variations as well as the PC. While the design and build of the controller are a little different, the overall layout is identical. There are symmetrical analogue sticks, a d-pad, four clickable face buttons, four triggers, the...

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PlayStation 5 News – Confirmed to use AMD Zen 2/Navi chips & be backwards compatible + possible SSD

While most of the previous PS5 reports have been based on leaks and speculation, we now finally have some confirmed information, which largely confirms some of the rumours. Sony's Mark Cerny has revealed that the Sony PlayStation 5 console will offer faster loading times than its predecessor, utilising AMD's Zen 2 CPU architecture alongside Radeon Navi graphics. The console will also offer Ray Tracing and utilise a custom AMD chip for enhanced 3D audio. You won't have to keep your old PS4 side by side with the new generation as it will offer full backwards compatibility with the older...

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PlayStation 5 news. PS5 rumoured to launch March 2020 with AMD Zen 2 based Gonzalo APU

Hype for the next-gen consoles from Microsoft and Sony have been building up for a while now. We already know both companies are using AMD for the CPU and graphics, and this is probably one of the reasons why the new Navi based GPUs have taken so long to come out. All the following details should be taken with a pinch of salt, though the Gonzalo leak has some credibility. A previous leak indicated that the APU being developed for both consoles is reportedly called Gonzalo. It's expected that the APU will feature an 8-core Zen 2 CPU with...

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AMD Gonzalo APU with with Zen Cores and Navi Graphics could power PS5 / Xbox Two

We already know that Microsoft are working with AMD on their next generation Xbox. Less information is known about the PS5 but it is believed to also use a custom APU from AMD. A new leak gives us a little information on what may be powering these new consoles. The new APU being developed for consoles is reportedly called Gonzalo, and has been identified online with the following part number: 2G16002CE8JA2_32/10/10_13E9. It's expected that the APU will feature an 8-core Zen 2 CPU with a base clock of 1.6GHz and a boost clock of 3.2GHz. More importantly, this CPU...

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E3 Highlights: Cyberpunk 2077, Elder Scrolls VI, Starfield & Fallout 76

Sadly, I don’t have enough time to cover games very often, but it is hard to ignore the biggest games show of the year, E3. There has been a huge number of press conferences and trailer releases already, with lots of games to get excited about, but I have cherry-picked my top 4. Cyberpunk 2077 For me, Cyberpunk 2077 is the most exciting game out of the bunch. Announced back in 2012 by CD Project Red, the creators of the Witcher 3, Cyberpunk 2077 is a post-apocalyptic action RPG with spectacular visuals and a believable game world rather than what to...

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The Battle Royale Games for 2018: Fortnite vs PUBG & others

The Battle Royale genre has been around for a while now, with Battle Royale style mods developed back in 2012 for Minecraft, then PlayerUnknown a mod for ARMA 2/DayZ being released in 2013 which later evolved into a standalone game we now know as Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG for short. It was the early access release of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds that exponentially grew the popularity of Battle Royale games with it selling over twenty million units by the end of the year even though the 1.0 release wasn’t until December 2017. In September 2017, the game broke the previous...

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Sony PlayStation 4.5 specifications leaked

We have already posted about the rumours of an updated PS4 that will be designed to cope with VR and native 4k Now, documents leaked to gaming site Bomb have put more meat on the bones of what is claimed to be known internally at Sony as Project Neo. The AMD accelerated processing unit (APU) at the heart of the PlayStation 4 will be replaced in the PlayStation 4.5: its 8 Jaguar-based CPU cores will be boosted from 1.6GHz to 2.1GHz, while the GPU hardware will be doubled from 18 CUs running at 800MHz to 36 CUs. The new model...

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Sony PlayStation 4.5 rumoured for VR and 4K in October

Sony is reportedly planning to launch a higher-specification PlayStation 4 console ahead of the PlayStation VR release prior to Christmas. The revised console is said to have an improved GPU and be able to run content — including, possibly, games — at Ultra High Definition resolution, and is intended to boost performance for Sony's upcoming PlayStation VR headset previously dubbed Project Morpheus. The represents a very unusual move from a console maker as they typically want to create a stable platform, with any improvement being focussed on aesthetics, reducing power draw, noise and cutting manufacturing cost. It is likely...

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Sony PlayStation VR Headset Launches October for £350. Cheaper than Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

This year is definitely about Virtual reality in the tech industry. We already have Oculus Rift, owned by Facebook, due to release this quarter, and the HTC Vive due out in May. Now Sony are launching their version which will land in October 2016 for £350/$400/€400. PS VR, originally called Project Morpheus, is Sony's answer to the current rush of virtual reality hardware heading to the gaming market. It's exclusive to the PlayStation 4 console, and with 36 million PS4 consoles sold it has a pretty good chance of success compared to the competing products. Apparently there are more...

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PlayStation Now will stream games to PS4, Vita, PS3, tablets and smartphones

Sony has just announced PlayStation Now a new service similar to OnLive which is based on the lesser known Gaikai which Sony acquired. This service will be a subscription model where games can be rented by title or subscription PSN features like multiplayer, online, trophies and messages. When you have rented a game you will be able to stream it wherever and whenever you like to various devices such as your smartphone, Vita, tablet and PS4. Also most of the 2014 US models of Sony’s BRAVIA TV lineup will support PS Now. The announcement of the PlayStation Now service...

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