Innovative PlayStation Streaming Service begins

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Open Beta in the UK

London, July 15, 2015 — Sony Computer Entertainment UK Limited (SCE UK) has announced that PlayStation(TM)Now (PS Now), the company’s pioneering game streaming service that leverages cloud-based technology, will move to an open beta from today. PS Now will be available on PlayStation(R)4 (PS4(TM)), PlayStation(R)3 (PS3(TM)), select BRAVIA(TM) TVs and Blu-ray DISC(TM) Players from Sony*.

PS Now will deliver blockbuster and critically acclaimed PS3 games streamed via the cloud on numerous Internet-connected devices; giving more people the opportunity to experience the world of PlayStation(R). …


Tokyo, June 22, 2015 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that a new PlayStation®4(PS4™) computer entertainment system (body color: Jet Black / Glacier White) will become available towards the end of June, 2015 in Japan, followed by North America /Europe /Asian countries and regions.

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The weight of the new PS4 system has been reduced by 10% and the power consumption by 8%, compared to the current PS4 model. In addition, the surface of the new PS4 system’s HDD bay cover will come in a matte finish, giving the system a more casual look. With the new system, users can continue to enjoy unique and interactive entertainment experiences only available on PlayStation®, including the wide array of game titles and strong network offerings. …

1TB System Arrives July 15th: PlayStation®4 Ultimate Player Edition

The PlayStation®4 Ultimate Player Edition brings all the best that PlayStation® has to offer, with massive space to download and master the best games. The timing has never been better, with PS4’s game offering continuing to expand in 2015 with cutting edge games like the highly anticipated Until Dawn™, Batman: Arkham Knight™, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Destiny: The Taken King and God of War™III: Remastered all arriving soon.

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Players can take advantage of double the storage capacity to download their favourite new release titles from the PlayStation®Store (PS Store). With PS Store anyone can make sure they get their hands on the biggest games as soon as they’re released by pre-ordering; the auto-download feature ensures that pre-ordered games will automatically download to your PS4 so you can play the second they launch. With the PlayStation®4 Ultimate Player Edition, that means even more space to instantly download the best games available. Additionally the increased storage lets players take full advantage of the PlayStation®Plus Instant Game Collection™ with maximum space on the new system to download games. …

Laaag …. probably the worst thing for us gamers! But what exactly does the term “lag” mean and what effect does it have has when playing a videogame? Why is it bad?

Lag basically means “delay”. There are many types of lag in gaming but today we will focus on the most important one of all. The so-called Input Lag from our TV setups.

Input lag as stated by Wikipedia “is either the delay between the television or monitor receiving a signal and it being displayed on the screen or the delay between pressing a button and seeing the game reaction on our TV setup” So basically it’s the delay in time that occurs from the moment our LCD / TFT / Plasma TV receives a signal from our gaming console (or any other image source) until the time it displays it on screen . …


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