Sony has finally revealed the much rumored super-slim PS3 at the Tokyo Game Show today. The design looks pretty much like the leaked photos that were circulating around E3 with some minor differences.
Most consoles have a boring boot up screen but it appears that Nintendo’s Wii U will have a fancy screen that will reveal all kinds of interesting facts. As hyped by Nintendo social networking will be a major initiative for the company with the Wii U.
Nintendo has finally lifted the curtain on the specs behind the Wii U and its quite impressive. Many initially believed that the Wii U would be comparably spec’ed to current gen hardware such as the PS3 or the Xbox 360. However, it appears that the Wii U will be packing some power.
More than a year after the Wii U was officially announced, and after months of speculation, Nintendo has finally revealed the plans for the release of the its new console. The details have so far garnered a mixed response.
A hacker claims to have cracked the PlayStation Vita to allow for homebrew code to be run on the handheld. However, it appears that’s the extent of the hack as gamers won’t be able to pirate games on the PS Vita.
There is an interesting development as a by-product of the collapse of OnLive involving Microsoft. Apparently the company will be hosting an event with the specific goal of picking through and hiring select employees laid-off from OnLive.
Shocking news to come out over the weekend is around the collapse of OnLive, the cloud-based game streaming service. OnLive made headlines just a few short years ago for bringing an innovative concept to market as analysts predict that the future of gaming is in the clouds.
Sony’s press conference is now behind us with everyone now crawling around the show floor to get their hands on the goods. However, there were some interesting announcements at Sony’s presser that does deserve mentioning.
Jack Tretton, Sony president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America shared his thoughts on the whole social and freemium gaming scene. He also spoke a bit about the state of the PlayStation Vita.
There’s a new Xbox on the way, and that’s not me gazing into my crystal ball, that’s someone from Microsoft dropping the ball.