Share Play enables a PlayStation Plus subscriber to share a game with a friend, allowing that friend to take control of the game remotely and play – without having to own the title themselves.
But the feature will not be limitless. Sony has confirmed to that sessions will be restricted to 60-minute sessions. There are no limit to how many Share Play sessions you host. But it’s unclear if this means that players will simply be able to host multiple Share Play sessions in a row.
Europe boss Jim Ryan was reluctant to divulge the full details. “In principle it is 60 minutes, that’s all I can say for now,” he said.
Ryan also clarified that players who take control of a game remotely will be able to play both the single and multi player modes in that game – even without PS Plus membership – but they will not be able to play multiplayer with the person they are sharing from without a PS Plus membership.
When Microsoft announced its Xbox Oneand Xbox 360 consoles had won exclusive rights to the next Tomb Raider game, it was heralded as a lift that may help the firm reel in the PS4’s next-gen lead.
However, it appears Microsoft’s dibs on Rise of the Tomb Raider, expected during the 2015 holiday season, won’t be permanent. So we should see the game heading to PlayStation, and PC.
Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima says the newly-announced Silent Hills game he is working on will “make you shit your pants”.
Kojima held off revealing any specifics on the game speaking during a special konami presentation at Gamescom on Tuesday, but did resolutely promise gamers an intensely scary experience, whether or not they can handle it.
The upcoming sequel will launch exclusively on Xbox in 2015
Microsoft and Crystal Dynamics have announced.
Crystal Dynamics head of studios Darrell Gallagher, wrote a letter to the Tomb Raider community explaining the exclusivity deal with Microsoft.
Below are some excerpts from the letter.
Respawn Entertainment will officially announce the third and final expansion pack for its multiplayer-themed shooter, Titanfall, during Gamescom this week in Germany.
Another video game series is set to receive the Monopoly treatment, as Assassin’s Creed Monopoly has been unveiled exclusively for Europe.
Pokémon and Legend of Zelda themed Monopoly sets are in the works for later this year as well.
Square Enix has officially announced Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition will run at 1080p on both PS4, and Xbox One.
Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC on October 10, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition will feature a remastered version of the original game running at 1080p. 24 pieces of DLC, including the Year of the Snake and Nightmare in North Point add-ons will also be included. Square Enix has yet to confirm whether the frame rate will be boosted to 60fps or if it will continue to run at the original 30fps.
A man is suing Sony for over $5 million for allegedly ‘falsely advertising’ the multiplayer mode in Killzone Shadow Fall as running at a native 1080p resolution.
Douglas Ladore, a resident of California, alleges that Sony is guilty of ‘negligent misrepresentation, false advertisement, unfair competition and fraud in the inducement’ for various messaging that claims a “native” 1080p resolution in the game’s multiplayer mode.
Sony said Killzone Shadow Fall runs at “native 1080p and 60fps” in both single and multi-player modes. It later emerged that the game uses a technique called “temporal reprojection” to achieve a 1080p image from a lower resolution source render.
Developer Guerrilla Games quickly issued a response explaining the technique. “Temporal reprojection is a technique that tracks the position of pixels over time and predicts where they will be in future,” said the studio. “These ‘history pixels’ are combined with freshly rendered pixels to form a higher-resolution new frame. This is what Killzone Shadow Fall uses in multiplayer.”
Ladore argues that this is, by definition, not ‘native’, but “a technological shortcut that was supposed to provide ‘subjectively similar’ results”.
Capcom is developing a HD version of the Resident Evil remake that was first released on Nintendo’s GameCube in 2002.
The game will be released digitally for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC in early 2015. It will feature full 1080p visuals as well as support for 5.1 surround sound audio.
Players will be able to pick between playing in the original 4:1 ratio or switching to 16:9. A classic control style, in addition to a style suited to modern games will be available to choose from.
Developed by Capcom Production Studio 4, the 2002 Resident Evil remake took the seminal PlayStation entry and updated gave it a complete visual overhaul as well as introduced new mechanics and systems from later entries in the series, as well puzzle design tweaks. Lets hope a HD version of Resident Evil 2 is also in the pipeline.
Take a look at the screenshots for Resident Evil HD Remastered below:
This may be the most random piece of gaming news you’ll read in a while, someone out there has unearthed the real name of Nintendo mascot Yoshi.
Discovered in an official Nintendo Character Guide from yester year of 1993, some biographical information about Yoshi reveals that the green dino’s real name is…T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas.
Lets just let that mouthful sink in shall we. Take a look at the image below to read more about the history of Mario’s egg-cacking mushroom-munching noble steed.