PlayStation Now Brings Gaikai PS3, PS2 Game Streaming to PS4, but UK Will Have to Wait

With the PlayStation 4 lacking any built-in backwards compatibility features, classic PS3 and PS2 games were promised to be coming to the console via a streaming service, developed by Gaikai. That service, now called PlayStation Now, will be ready by the summer -- so long as you live in the US. Read More >>

The PS4 Will Play Old PS3 Games, But Only Streamed From the Cloud

Looks like the reports that the PS4 won't be backwards compatible with PS3 games is only half true. According to the WSJ, you won't be able to stick your old discs in, but the PS4 will be able to stream old PS3 games instead, like a PlayStation-only OnLive. Read More >>

Nvidia Reckons That Next-Gen Consoles Will be the Last

According to the Nvidia's cloud gaming boss, the Nintendo Wii U and the next-gen successors to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 could very well be the last of home consoles gracing consumers, as cloud gaming ramps up, brings down latency and could very well be the future of home gaming. Read More >>

Sony Buys Cloud-Based Game Streamer Gaikai for £242m

Sony gaming division's explanation of its £242m purchase of Gaikai is that it'll be creating some sort of "cloud-based interactive entertainment service," although it seems much more likely it'll eventually be used to offer a form of backward-compatibility with older PlayStation titles whenever Sony gets around to launching PS4. Read More >>


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