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PS4 console mock-up appears, smells like Photoshop

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 10:22 GMT By Dave Cook

It was only a matter of time really. The first PS4 mock-up of the day has landed, and if you smell your screen while looking at it, you can make out the pong of Photoshop and a crowd of people laughing.

Well, you have to give them points for trying. The image creator has Photo-shopped the pad so that it resembles images of the actual controller leaked last week.

The rig itself just looks like a PS3 with a Mac Mini welded on top.

Thoughts?

Cheers NeoGAF.

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26 Comments

  1. Mike W

    yea that’s photoshop.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Mike W

    Hey Dave, it’s a tweet that Santa Monica posted that stated the “box of Pandora may be open again today” what in God’s name do you think that means?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Dave Cook

    @3 Maybe a new GoW game? Got the link man?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. mojo

    i posted it in the ps4 announcement news.

    http://www.vg247.com/2013/02/19/ps4-announcement-watch-live-here-tomorrow/#comment-448567

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Dave Cook

    @4 Legend, thank you :)

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Mike W

    Yea bro (or ‘mate’ how you UK guys say it) ;)

    https://twitter.com/SonySantaMonica/status/304125321291104256

    #6 2 years ago
  7. orakaa

    Definitely Photoshop. But the good news is that we’ll probably have official data tonight

    #7 2 years ago
  8. mistermogul

    Probably a photoshop job but I must say I quite like the look of the console if it ended up that way!

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Samoan Spider

    I quite like the look of it, has a dose of PS2 flavour in there too. But its very clearly a p-shop job so we will have to wait and see. Don’t imagine it’ll be the last today either.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. DrDamn

    Pad looks like this one …
    http://www.abload.de/img/ds4kiun3.gif

    Which I’d really like to see as part of the touch pad. Even a basic screen like that would do wonders for functionality and could be where that “Share” button is hiding :)

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Zarckan

    it’s NOT A FUCKING SCREEN ON THE PAD!!!!

    JAYSUS

    #11 2 years ago
  12. theevilaires

    I’m sorry if you guys disagree but I love that controller. A worthy looking successor to the DS3 in my opinion.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Dave Cook

    @11 Yep, it’s not a screen. Just a touch pad.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. DrDamn

    @11
    YEAH BUT IT WOULD BE REALLY NICE IF IT WAS!

    #14 2 years ago
  15. mad1723

    Comes from Neogaf, on the topic of the leaked controller ;) And yes, it is not real

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Deacon

    @12 – I agree! looks lovely!

    #16 2 years ago
  17. theevilaires

    the more I look at that controller the more I want it. seems so simple and totally gets rid of the need for the XMB. Damn let that controller be real!

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Deacon

    I like the way it has a gloss finish faceplate and the rest of the controller matt. Looks brilliant.

    Compared to the other (somewhat more legit-looking) image, this looks way nicer.

    Can’t comment on usability just yet…

    #18 2 years ago
  19. theevilaires

    It just looks sexy like a PS3/vita controller. If thats not official PlayStation 4 controller hardware than whatever company makes it a third party peripheral I will buy and use it as my main controller. As a matter of fact if its fake I’m willing to pay for the rights to own the design and produce these bad boys for all of us gamers.

    I want that damn controller!

    #19 2 years ago
  20. ativegamers

    This image is official? is awesome!

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Joe Musashi

    This looks ‘shopped. I can tell from some of the pixels and from seeing quite a few ‘shops in my time.

    JM

    #21 2 years ago
  22. theevilaires

    i don’t care if the console is shop I just want the controller to be real. It just seems so perfect in concept.

    That camera Icon- Take a screen shot anytime in the game. Fucking sweet. Or go to your photo gallery on HDD to send a pic to a friend.

    Movie Icon- assign it launch Netflix or go to Movie folder on console. if you’re in a game it will pause the game and start the movie.

    Music icon- Duh in-game custom soundtrack galore at the touch of a button.

    Game Icon- launches you into the last played game automatically, or when long pressed brings up the last 5 games you played so you can select which game to start playing, or quickly accept game invites to jump into your friends game.

    Web Icon- launches the web browser to your last viewed web page,home page,or just take a break from gaming and comment on VG24/7 ;)

    and last but not least

    Friends Icon- gets you to your messages instantly from your friends when you see notification come up that you have a message from Spider-Law,Lex,Reask or whoever.

    All I’m waiting for is the conference tonight. If SONY doesn’t show that controller as being official. I’m stealing the design from whoever made this and mass producing these things I swear. That controller is just too fucking awesome to just be photoshop art.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. daytripper

    @22 Do you think a MiiVerse type app for PS4 would be a good idea? Share video, photos and posts with other friends, join game communities and so forth, call it Unity or something

    #23 2 years ago
  24. theevilaires

    Thats what it almost seems like that controller is set up to be. The Wii U MiiVerse thing is cool I have to say. A lot of people showing off their drawing skills (Spider-Law could brag all day on that ;) )

    Looking at the Vita the XMB is gone for sure with the PS4 but I think this controller set up will make it easier for all of us who love the XMB to easily transfer over to whatever the PS4 UI will be. Ergonomically this controller is the dualshock and should feel the same while giving it new features but still not entirely copying the Wii U gamepad. The no screen would help keep cost very affordable too unlike the Wii U gamepad.

    I’m telling you this controller could be huge. Remember how awesome Logitech’s wireless PS2 and original XBOX controllers were last gen and they felt better than the 1st party counter parts.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. monkeygourmet

    Nice mock up.

    Im almost 100% that Sony will charge for online gaming in some way or another with the PS4.

    The only reason they couldn’t with the PS3 was because of the crazy high asking price VS. the 360 & Wii.

    It would have been suicide for them to not only charge the highest price but then also charge for online too. Once the price dropped abit, PS Plus appeared.

    I think it’s only natural to go with the Pay to Play online option as the services they will be offering (free games, free 2 play games, movies, streaming games, cross chat, video chat, share for gaming video’s, demo’s etc… etc..) need a lot of money to maintain.

    It’s either that or a shit load of advertising? MS seems to do both which is very greedy and there’s no way Nintendo could charge for their online offering as it stands.

    I was really suprised yesterday seeing so many people saying they were going to ‘jump ship’ if Sony charged for online.

    I really don’t have a problem paying a small amount if it helps to improve the quality of the service. Saying that, I really don’t like MS putting adverts ONTOP of a paid service, that just sucks.

    Nintedo’s Miiverse is still the best online i’ve seen on a console, mainly for the forum style chat and picture system and I can only see that getting better and better over time.

    The Sony control is nice but I really think they have missed out a trick not putting a proper screen in the pad.

    I assume the built in ‘Move’ will aid on screen selection but a touch pad will never be that handy as it’s hard to trace exactly where you are from a co-ordinate with the onscreen data.

    I can see the touch pad being more handy for media selection, ie: ‘swipe’ to select the next music track or for fast forward / rewind but not really sure how well it will work out for games.

    For example on LBP, with the Wii U pad, you would be able to drag and drop items to create levels. With the PS4 touch pad and move you would have to point the cursor at a block on screen then move it with the pad to place it. Not too difficult but I can’t really see the benefits for much in the way of gameplay. I hope they will show more examples of how this will work later.

    And I still wish they would swap the d-pad over with the left stick or at least offer the choice of both options.

    As for MS, I really hope the suggested specs were for the media hub SKU and the proper specs of the 720 will be vastly improved. MS has the cash to go all out and really make the 720 a beast of a machine. I really don’t understand why they would let Sony beat them in a power race if these consoles are to last 8 years.

    I hope they offer 2 machines, one media focused with Kinect 2; and one super powerful machine with Kinect 2 as the current suggested specs are pretty weak especially as alot of the power will be eaten up by media functions.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Jogo

    two wiius taped together…

    #26 2 years ago

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    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 […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]