Gamescom

  • PS4 release date announced, Nov15 in US, Nov 29 in Aus, Europe (Updated)

    At the end of Sony’s Gamescom Press Conference they game us perhaps the single most important detail, the release date. In North America, the PS4 will launch on November 15th, while the Europe launch is a little later on November 29th. Sony took the opportunity to announce they already...
  • Sony partnering with ISPs for dedicated gaming pipes

    The state of broadband in Europe was raised during Sony’s press conference at Gamescom. The average Broadband speed in Europe is just 5Mbps. The PS4 will have higher requirements for online gaming on the PS4 as it integrates features like streaming of game sessions to Twitch.tv. To solve this...
  • Playroom will be pre installed on every PS4

    We first seen Playroom for the PS4 announced during Sony’s PS4 unveil event earlier this year. Today they confirmed that this augmented reality experience will be pre-installed on every PS4 so when you take it out of the box this November, it’ll be there at launch. Don’t let the...
  • PS4 interface shown off at Gamescom

    The PlayStation press conference at Gamescom has just kicked off and right out of the gate shows off their new interface. It has a very distinct Metro look to it, with it being made of tiles it’s actually a lot closer to the Xbox One UI than I’d imagined....
  • Microsoft confirms Independent Games Program will have no fees, certification or activation

    Well before Gamescom even kicks off, Microsoft are having a press-only briefing. That didn’t stop Xbox spokesman Major Nelson from making the first big announcement of the event. Xbox Independent games program will have no fees, that’s free to publish people, no $99 per year like the Windows 8...
  • Gamescom 2013 starts tomorrow

    In the early hours of tomorrow, Gamescom will kick off in Cologne, Germany.Those lucky enough to be there in person will have the chance to actually play the PlayStation 4, Xbox One oh yeah and that Wii U. The conference runs for regular attendees runs from the 22nd-25th and...