PlayStation Now Hands On: Hey This Thing Actually Works

So PlayStation Now works. Like really. Like what the heck are you sure there isn't a PlayStation tucked away behind this TV and hidden somehow behind this Vita works. It's incredible because it doesn't feel incredible, if that makes any sense. You can play streaming games without any game console, and that's pretty… » 1/08/14 3:33pm 1/08/14 3:33pm

So Far, Next-Gen Is Being Won By Crap You Can Already Do

Progress! Turns out that what's next is what's now. After watching two big press conferences for two big consoles (Xbox One and PS4), it looks like the future is being decided by the present. » 6/11/13 2:58pm 6/11/13 2:58pm

Pandora Ditches PS3 and Xbox 360 Apps For a Special HTML5 TV Interface

Starting today, you don't need to use a standalone application to access Pandora through your Playstation 3 or Xbox 360. The company has built a new HTML5 home for its services that's specially tailored for your TV. Simply point your console's browser to, login, and you'll be good to go. » 6/05/13 9:40am 6/05/13 9:40am

Ben Heck Ends the Console Wars By Cramming Them All Into One Box

Hacker, modder, and DIYer extraordinaire Ben Heck has seemingly done the impossible with his latest project. For years a fierce battle has raged between proponents of the big three gaming consoles, but to finally bring peace and civility to gaming forums across the land, Heck created an all-in-one console that… » 3/12/13 9:21am 3/12/13 9:21am

Sony Will Give You a Free PS3 or PS Vita If You Buy a Vaio Laptop

Like the free Xbox 360 deal Microsoft is running, Sony will give students who buy a Vaio laptop a free PS3 or PS Vita (or $200 off Playstation gear). The deal works with any S, T, Z and L-series Sony PCs. » 6/12/12 11:25am 6/12/12 11:25am

You Can Use an Xbox 360 Controller with a PS3 or a PS3 Controller with …

The PS3 controller is a starved, emaciated excuse of a video game controller. It's terribly skinny with no curves and feels like you're holding the result of a skinny TV remote's incestual relationship. The Xbox 360 controller? Now there's something worth holding. And with this Cronus adapter you can use the Xbox… » 6/07/12 7:20pm 6/07/12 7:20pm

Amazon Prime Streaming Movie Service Now Available for PS3

Amazon just enabled Prime streaming on PS3, bringing together the best Netflix alternative with the best Xbox alternative. If you're a Prime subscriber and want to get the all-you-can-watch service working, fire up your Playstation, download the app from the TV/Video services category, and then you can watch as much… » 4/03/12 3:35pm 4/03/12 3:35pm

Report: The New President of Sony Is Kaz Hirai, the Boss of Playstation

Nikkei is reporting that Kaz Hirai will finally be promoted to President of Sony (in April). If you remember, Hirai has been the Playstation boss for quite some time and was rumored to be in talks of becoming President as far back as November 2010. Sony sure took its time with this one. » 1/06/12 1:03pm 1/06/12 1:03pm

Sony Tablet S Update Adds PS3 Controller Support—If You Buy an…

Sony has just released an 18MB update to their Tablet S that improves Wi-fi connectivity, GPS and notifications. It also finally adds official support for using a PS3 wireless controller, a vast improvement to playing games using on-screen controls. » 12/17/11 1:00pm 12/17/11 1:00pm

Watch Every Football Game with Sunday NFL Ticket On Your PS3

Xbox 360 users might have their fancy ESPN but the only sport most people care about is football. Sony just announced that PS3 users can sign up for NFL Sunday Ticket (a DirecTV exclusive) even if they don't have DirecTV. That means you can watch every NFL game straight from your PS3. » 8/17/11 4:11pm 8/17/11 4:11pm