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PS4 watch: PlayStation Meeting reminders go out ahead of reveal

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 10:56 GMT By Dave Cook

Friendly reminder time: PS4 is tipped for a big reveal at Sony’s ‘PlayStation Meeting’ event on February 20th at 6pm EST. Sony has sent VG247 a reminder that you should all sign up for alerts from the show. Sounds like something rather big is coming indeed.

In a note sent to VG247, we received a rather simplistic PlayStation graphic along with the words, ‘Be the first to know’. If you’d like to sign up to the event’s alerts you can do so here.

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26 Comments

  1. daytripper

    I hope it’s a worldwide release rather than 3-4 month gaps

    #1 2 years ago
  2. KAP

    UK Europe will get it last.
    That’s a given.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Timurse

    Actually this morning after a detailed Xbox Next GPU reveal it’s rather disappointing. This generation I mostly hooked up to 360 playing almost all the games on it, and kept PS3 just for all the Uncharteds, Heavy Rain, etc. It’s obvious multiplat games look and play better on 360 (don’t have gaming pc, just old macbook), also Live is more convenient for me than PSN (with all those mandatory installs and enormous patch times). But this time it looks like Sony took a good lesson: good development environment, massive raw power, redesigned dualshock (about fucking time – 14 years passed with almost the same design), exclusives, etc.
    i’ll wait for both reveals but for now my inner scales just moved to the ps4 side as a winner.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. PC_PlayBoy

    Consoles lol. Shakes head and walks away….

    #4 2 years ago
  5. ps4some

    @4 Thanks for that. Can’t do it silently I guess ?

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Dragon246

    OK? VG247 has been invited for the meet, right?

    @3,
    Yeah. Only missing piece of the puzzle is pricing now. 400 and below would be a killer one.
    And controller, I am happy as long as its not packed with costly stuff like second screen.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. KAP

    @3

    15+ years playing on a dualshock is fine for me. There’s nothing wrong with it. If you like the 360 pad so much just buy a 360 shaped pad for the PS3 there cheap and loads of them out there. Problem solved. I don’t think they should change it for your sake. If it ain’t broke..

    #7 2 years ago
  8. SlayerGT

    @5 They have to. Sadly as lovely as their powerhouse PCs are, the games they play on them are still made for consoles with just better graphics. They’re interested in new consoles even though all the evidence would point to the contrary..cause they want new games. Just like us console folk.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. nhowell14

    @9 Okay, seriously whats with the spam already?@!?

    @#4 PC_PlayBoy; sigh with a SN like that, I’m sure you’re awfully proud of your gaming rig and ya, technically they are superior, even to the next gen consoles of tomorrow, but where your games bro? Where’s your Halo 4 or God of War or Gears of War? HMMMMMMMMMMMM?????

    And to possibly or more than likely go over your head; depending on if you run Windows or not, all that PC “power” is pretty much useless. Especially when you can do pretty much everything a PC can do on the PS3 or 360 and with the Wii U, shit you can’t. So shut the F up with this console inferiority bullcrap. Show me some games besides day z (which is hitting consoles anyway) and Maybe I wont think you’re an absolute idiot for dropping the same amount of money the PS3 did back in 06 for a gaming card that’s outdated as crap as soon as (if) you get the proper drivers for it.

    Ooohhh snap!

    #9 2 years ago
  10. nhowell14

    excuse the previous comment everyone, I’m attempting to hold my keyboard tongue on here, even if I do hear some combustible air escaping from what I’ll assume to be the asshole of a mouth that means bout as much as the smell….

    As for the Playstation 4, if the rumors hold true, then the hardware will be favorable, really favorable, for making games on. This along with the sharing concept (which is about darn time!) should be a killer concept. That is if Microsoft’s illumiroom tech doesn’t mop the floor with it first! Now, lets just hope Microsoft DOES NOT use windows 8 and has figured out how to make quality hardware, or it may not be nearly as competitive as the 360 was for the 8th gen…

    #10 2 years ago
  11. polygem

    @3: same here. i totally agree with you. on my ps3 account there only are exclusives and maybe 3 or 4 multiplat games (games i once borrowed from a friend;)
    i have a feeling that sony will surprise us. i really want that to happen. i mean if they fix some things with the online (the ones you mentioned, installs, patches horror) , if they get the pricing rigth, deliver a sexy new controller (musn´t reinvent the wheel though), they could really hit the nail. the ip´s are there. just please do not trash them with soso games like ratchet all 4 one, uncharted card game etc.
    i can see ms winning in the service and social department but i do not want that from my gaming machine. i love nintendos take on online social with miiverse. it´s uniquw and really social, no competition, achievment off showing bullshit. i love that. it´s so old school and still supermodern. you got to give nintendo kudos for miiverse. i am sure we´ll see stuff like this from ms AND sony.
    i want to downshift next gen. wanna play less but want to have a good variety in games. if i had to choose just two systems today i would pick the ps3 and 3ds. they have great stuff in the pipeline for the next few month. wii u as well. next gen i definitley wont buy all the consoles. steambox is intersting too but i wouldn´t count sony out as my main console. i just love some of their games. microsoft though, while being my most played console this gen…i do not see myself buying into their next thing. not at all. it was great to play on the 360 a few years ago, but with the latest dash update, with the ads and all that, they went too far for my taste. i don´t want to watch a mc donalds ad every time i turn on my “paid service” xbl.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. nhowell14

    @#12 WiiVerse is indeed the most fun I’ve ever had in regards to socializing with my gaming console. Near on the Vita is more or less crap, lets hope Sony can drastically improve on that.

    And PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF PETE, NO MORE MANDATORY INSTALLS AFTER I DOWNLOAD A GAME. By the time I get done downloading the 30 Min Game Trial just to await a further 15-20 mins to update that game, my time expires and I just wasted over an hour waiting to play a game. Same for the disc based one, I’m in the habit now of disconnecting from the interwebs before I even put in a disc-based game.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. polygem

    hehe, yeah they really need to fix that. i am sure they will though. sony knows that very well.
    yesterday i downloaded and installed the god of war saga psp games and movie bonus stuff as well…took half the day. then i downloaded and installed the sly cooper demo and downloaded (not installed) a few other demos. had my ps3 running the whole day and was only able to play a game for 2 hours or so in between downloading, installing…:)

    #13 2 years ago
  14. monkeygourmet

    Im still wondering if MS are going to try and trump them from a power perspective.

    I honestly can’t see why they wouldn’t?

    They could muscle Sony into a weird place if they made a very powerful machine which had the best exclusives.

    Maybe the GPU leak was for their media box and they are also working on a powerhouse?

    Would be a shame if everyones playing it safe.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. monkeygourmet

    @14

    But, PSN is free so don’t complain! :)

    #15 2 years ago
  16. theevilaires

    I want 2 USB 3.0 in the back SONY! I want USB ports to be live even when the system is in stand by mode like the 360.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. osric90

    No PS1, PS3 and PS3 backwards compatibility, no buy.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. polygem

    yeah what about bc? i do not need psone, ps2 bc but would really like to have ps3 bc….i don´t think it´ll happen though.
    but i believe the same goes for nextbox.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. theevilaires

    If they don’t don B/C that means the they can price the system a lot cheaper for everyone hopefully. If they do put it in great if not oh well my PS3′s aren’t going anywhere. I just want USB ports in back of the console now and for the OS to be able to play MKV files.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Bill_E_Talent

    “and for the OS to be able to play MKV files”

    Not going to happen.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. SlayerGT

    I think we found this Gen that BC is something you can buy after the fact i.e. remakes, digital ports. Im guess Gaiki streaming as per PSPlus.

    Anyone with a vita can see what to expect on the feature front. Party chat. Running multiple apps/games.

    I’d like to see full disc installs (pc/360). I think it saves the life of the machine by keeping it cooler and less wear on the disc drive.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. SlayerGT

    Also. My belief is that the reason they moved the PSN store from a firmware integrated to an app (which blows imo, I loved the “recommend” button) so so when the new system launches..you’ll be familiar already to take advantage of “all the new PS4 content”! ;)

    #22 2 years ago
  23. theevilaires

    Oh well 15 more days I feel like a kid counting down to xmas. I hope they announce a Vita price drop too at least $30-$50.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Bill_E_Talent

    You really have to wonder what they are going to do with the store? I mean, all the PSN games that you’ve accumulated through purchases and PS+ won’t be compatible with the new console. How will they make the digital transition is what I would like to know?

    #24 2 years ago
  25. SlayerGT

    @25 that may very well be what’s discussed at the event. And is a very question. Same goes for Live yeah? Hmmm.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. theevilaires

    Gaikai perhaps? I think a lot of people are forgetting that SONY bought them for a significant amount and with all the doom about them not having money you have to wonder what they are going to do to make money back from that purchase.

    I’ve never invested much time into cloud gaming but I’ve heard Gaikai was the leading one out of the few like OnLive. B/C sounds like it could be possible that way, but of course you have to buy everything again.

    #26 2 years ago

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    A new Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video has been released, and provides the viewer with a look at the NPC invader system. Watch below as The Forlorn hunts down the player through the game with “with deadly skill and tenacity.” He even teams up with other enemies, making your fight […]

  • Visual upgrade for Wasteland 2, improved modding tools in the works

    A visual upgrade and improved mod tools are in the works for Wasteland 2, according to a blog post from inXile Entertainment. The upgrades will come about as the game’s codebase is migrated from Unity 4.5 to Unity 5. “A major benefit of moving to Unity 5 is that 5 will include many of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline brings “Hollywood crime drama” to single-player campaign

    In the fifth developer diary for Battlefield Hardline, the team discusses how it’s bringing “Hollywood crime drama” to the shooter’s single-player campaign. The video was released a couple of days ago, so apologies are in order if this has been posted already, but I promise I searched the site and never found it. Visceral Games […]

  • Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a pause for tactics isometric RPG coming in 2016

    Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a 2.5D isometric RPG, built in the vein of Baldur’s Gate and Dragon Age in the works at Withing Hour Studios. The game allows the player to pause combat to plan party tactics. “Set in the Venetian-inspired fantasy city of Ombre where rare masks are the key to casting magic, […]

  • Underworld Ascendant surpasses Kickstarter goal

    Underworld Ascendant which was launched on Kickstarter earlier this month, has met its  $600,000 funding goal. With six days left 10,786 backers pledged $610,541 In light of being funded, the team has also switched up the stretch goals as bit, as you can see in the image below. The studio, OtherSide Entertainment, is fronted by Paul Neurath, […]

  • Latest Evolve patch fixes progress and save game data loss on Xbox One

    A patch for Evolve has been released on Xbox One which fixes lost progress and save game data users had reported. The patch also fixes an issue with shadows and flashlight, makes incremental improvements to matchmaking, invites, and rejoining, and there were progressions balance changes. “The issue with lost progress and saved games was mostly […]

  • Online servers for Ridge Racer Unbounded shut down in Europe

    Online functionality for Ridge Racer Unbounded is no longer available, Namco Bandai Europe has announced. Solo mode and the track editor are still playable, minus the sharing options. Ridge Racer Unbounded was released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2013. Thanks, MCV.

  • OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title on 3DS and Wii U

    Curve Digital has announced OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title when it releases on 3DS and Wii U. The Roll7 title will be the first third-party title to offer the functionality on the systems. OllliOlli will be released on the eShop March 5 The game launches on Nintendo’s eShop on March 5th, followed by Xbox […]

  • Darkbeast electrifies latest Bloodborne video

    The latest Bloodborne video shows off another monster in the game. This one is Darkbeast and he’s full of electricity. The video is the last of IGN’s month-long coverage of the title.

  • Future Assassin’s Creed games will have greater focus on modern timeline

    Ubisoft plans to focus more on modern timelines in future Assassin’s Creed games, the company suggested during its latest community livestream. During the Twitch stream, one of the lead writers for the Assassin’s Creed series, Darby McDevitt, said the modern timeline for Brotherhood’s town of Monteriggioni could inspire future development. “That only came about because […]

  • Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 is coming to Xbox One next month

    Halfbrick has announced Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 for Xbox One will release next month. The mobile title made its way onto Xbox 360 garnering 1 million downloads as of March 2012. It has a new multiplayer mode for up to four players with Battle and Party modes along with a new progression system. An announcement […]

  • New GTA 5 PC screens – shit the bed!

    Rockstar has pumped out 15 new screens for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5. Don’t touch them, because they’re electric. And if you touch them, you’ll get shocked. The PC version of GTA 5 has been delayed until April 14, which both sucks and blows. BUT! There’s a new trailer coming between now […]

  • Sony Japan accidentally erases 20th Anniversary PS4 contest entries

    Sony Japan has accidentally erased all information obtained from PlayStation owners who entered to win a 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4. Those who purchased PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita or Vita TV between December 4 – January 15 were handed a calendar with a code which entered them into the contest. Somehow, all data collected from the […]

  • Hearthstone datamine suggests Blackrock Mountain expansion on the way

    Hearthstone’s next update may be based on World of Warcraft’s Molten Core raid, if datamined information posted on Hearthpwn is spot-on. According to files mined from the latest patch, three new cosmetic card backs are on the way, one of which is called Molten Core. The data suggests that pre-ordering the Blackrock Mountain expansion will […]

  • Using Battlefield Hardline single-player gadgets increases your metagame rewards

    Gadgets contained in Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode have been detailed, and each provides the player with various ways in which to solve crimes. According to design director Scott Warner, one way to “diffuse” a conflict when confronted with criminal activity is to flash your badge and ordering the criminal to freeze. Putting your gun on […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video is all about story mode, new characters

    After promising a new Mortal Kombat X reveal “soon”, NetherRealm Studios has made good on said promise by releasing the story trailer. The video shows parts of the story mode featuring Mileena, which takes place 25 years after the events of 2011′s Mortal Kombat. Outworld has become a larger threat and new fighters joining the […]

  • Destiny’s shotgun and pulse rifle buffs mean it’s time to rethink your load-out

    Destiny’s most-ignored weapons got major boosts this week. It’s time to start thinking about how to work them into your set-up. Even if you’re used to using scout rifles and sniper rifles as a general loud-out (neither class was touched by 1.1.1), the buffs to pulse rifles and shotguns should make you rethink your contextual […]

  • Battlefield Bad Company 2: five years later, what did it do so right?

    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]

  • Canadian new game prices jump to $75

    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]