Sony unveil PS4 Playstation 20th anniversary edition

It is 20 years ago today that the original Playstation went on sale in Japan and to celebrate Sony is releasing a limited edition PS4, recoloured to resemble that of the original console. The console and controller also featured the Playstation's signature Square/Triangle/Circle/Cross symbols embossed across it - for an extra level of class. The…

The Digest: Did North Korea hack Sony? … and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] New evidence points to North Korean involvement in Sony Pictures hack | The Verge "As Sony Pictures employees still struggle to get back online, new evidence is emerging that suggests North Korea may be behind the hack. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that researchers investigating the hack have found the malicious code…

PS4 nearly didn’t get a built-in hard drive

Sony briefly considered not including a hard drive in the PS4, it has emerged. The PS4's lead architect, Mark Cerny has been speaking at the Develop 2014 conference, and dropped this nugget - according to the Daily Star, of all places. The alternative was apparently to use a more limited flash memory, for save games…

Watch Dogs 'sets record for pre-orders'

Ubisoft says the new open-world revenge thriller Watch Dogs is the most pre-ordered new game in the company's history. While its didn't disclose the actual numbers, the company said the game's "strong pre-orders are a clear indication of players' anticipation…

Thomas Was Alone comes to iPad

The minimalist indie puzzle platformer Thomas Was Alone, which won author and columnist Danny Wallace a BAFTA games award for his narration, is now available for the iPad. Game developer Mike Bithell told Eurogamer that he created an iPad version…