By John Funk on Nov 22, 2013 11.22.13
A new trailer from Sony outlines its "First to Greatness" challenge in which users are encouraged to share their PlayStation 4 victories with the console's share functionality and show them off to the world. The challenge is outlined in a post on PlayStation Blog; PS4 owners can browse the list of 64 challenges to see which ones fit their fancy.These span a number of games both exclusive and multi-platform: One challenge asks a player to kill seven enemies in multiplayer without dying in Killzone: Shadow Fall, another tasks a player with taking down the La Dama Negra ship in Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag. The first players to upload their triumphs will earn "some killer bragging rights" and their success will be featured in a remake of the PS4 "Perfect Day" TV commercial. Sony is...
By Dave Tach on Nov 19, 2013 11.19.13
The hardware tinkerers at Tested installed three different hard drives in a PlayStation 4 to uncover the benefits of each. In the nine-minute video above, you'll see Tested pit the PS4's standard 500 GB 2.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) against a 250 GB Samsung solid state drive (SSD) and a 1 TB Seagate hybrid that combines HDD and SSD technology. Press play above to see videos of each configuration and the speeds at which the system boots and loads launch games like Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack and Resogun. Internal differences aside, price is also a factor. The standard HDD costs between $50 and $70, the SSD costs about $175 for half the storage space (500 GB SSDs tend to cost more than $300) and the hybrid costs about $110. Stick around to see how to replace the PS4's hard drive and...
By Megan Farokhmanesh on Nov 14, 2013 11.14.13
PlayStation 4: The Review Next-gen has arrived. The PlayStation 4 is Sony's best console to date in terms of its looks, controller and much more, but its focus on gaming, and only gaming, is seriously hindered by its lack of compelling launch titles. Resogun review: major laser Reviewer Chris Plante calls Resogun a "collision of 1980s shooters, 1990s bullet-hells and 2010s aesthetic. It's as simple or difficult as you want it to be. Sure, it borrows great ideas quite liberally. But Resogun's best idea is smashing them all together into a singular, spectacular laser light show." Knack review: piece by piece Knack might be a short title, with strong core concepts, but it's held back by too much tedium. Deputy reviews editor Phil Kollar says that the game's "moments of payoff come too...
By John Funk on Nov 13, 2013 11.13.13
Join Russ Frushtick, Arthur Gies and Chris Grant as they discuss Sony's first-party titles in the PlayStation 4 lineup like Resogun, Knack and Killzone: Shadow Fall.
By Russ Frushtick on Nov 13, 2013 11.13.13
Watch over an hour of Killzone: Shadowfall gameplay along with commentary from Chris Plante and Arthur Gies.
By John Funk on Nov 12, 2013 11.12.13
The launch trailer for PlayStation 4 exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall brings a plethora of explosions as an uneasy truce disintegrates. The trailer builds on the scenario established in an earlier trailer: Long-time Killzone baddies the Helghan have settled on the planet Vekta following the destruction of their home world, separated from the native Vektans by a massive wall. Racial tension builds animosity between the two peoples, and as shown in this trailer that animosity comes to a head as the Helghast rebel against their accused oppressors. Killzone: Shadow Fall will be a launch title for the PS4 when it hits stores on Nov. 15 in North America and Nov. 29 in Europe.
By Emily Gera on Nov 05, 2013 11.05.13
A new live-action trailer for the upcoming PlayStation 4 release of Killzone: Shadow Fall offers a look at the futuristic world of the Shadow Marshall. The short minute-long video, "Oaths and Promises," lays out the principles of the Shadow Marshals of Killzone: Shadow Fall while giving a dreary look into an apocalyptic warzone. Killzone: Shadow Fall is slated to arrive Nov. 15 on PS4; however, various GameSpot locations have already begun selling the title ahead of schedule.
By Dave Tach on Oct 28, 2013 10.28.13
A recent video from the official U.K. PlayStation magazine highlights four unique ways to approach the same scenario in Guerrilla Games' upcoming PlayStation 4 first-person shooter, Killzone: Shadow Fall. The 15-minute video begins with the direct approach, which involves a bunch of face-to-face shooting and destruction. You'll also get to see one of the game's multifunctional owl drones in action. The next playthrough takes a stealthy approach, sneaking through vents and stairwells and using a power that slows down time to help clear Helghast. The third approach begins with a zipline directly to the front door and uses a shotgun for maximum destruction and a static shield for protection. The fourth and final playthrough mixes a bit of stealth and action together. Killzone: Shadow...