• Twitch is now blocked in China

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Twitch is now blocked in China. The major game streaming site is largely no longer accessible and its app has been removed from Apple's local App Store, after it saw a noticeable boost in popularity last month, as spotted by Abacus .
    Last month, Twitch hit the No. 3 spot among free apps in China, as locals began downloading the app to watch e-sports matches at the Asian Games. State-run broadcaster CCTV chose not to air the Asian Games, so users had to find alternative ways to watch the competition, especially as China performed well during the event and brought back two gold medals...
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  • 15 games wed like to see on the PlayStation Classic

    15 games wed like to see on the PlayStation Classic

    2 monthes ago - By N4G

    Now that Sony has announced the PlayStation Classic, its time to speculate! What games do you want to see make the cut?
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  • Walmart Canada now offering PlayStation Classic pre-orders

    Walmart Canada now offering PlayStation Classic pre-orders

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Walmart Canada is currently offering pre-orders for the PlayStation Classic on its website. The retro console can be pre-ordered here. As Sony's answer to Nintendo's hugely popular NES and SNES Classic Edition devices, the PlayStation Classic is a miniature version of the original PlayStation that includes 20 pre-installed classic games. However, only five of the title have been confirmed at this time - Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms. The PlayStation Classic will also include two wired original PlayStation controllers, a USB cable and an HDMI...
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  • PS4's PlayStation Now Adds Downloadable Games, Making It Much More Attractive

    2 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    The PlayStation Now service has gotten a big upgrade today, with the announcement that subscribers can now download games in addition to the existing streaming option. The company boasts that "almost all" of the PS4 games on the service can be downloaded, along with the lineup of PS2 games. This doesn't include the line-up of PS3 games. Your downloaded games will support any DLC or add-ons, and you don't need a PlayStation Plus membership to play online multiplayer for games through PS Now. You will need a PS Plus subscription to transfer any cloud saves from the streaming version to the...
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  • PlayStation Now subscription offers downloadable PS4 and PS2 games

    PlayStation Now subscription offers downloadable PS4 and PS2 games

    2 monthes ago - By Gamasutra

    PlayStation is expanding its pay-for-access streaming game library PlayStation Now to allow subscribers to download PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 2 games directly to their consoles. ...
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  • PlayStation Now users can download certain PS4 and PS2 games

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    The biggest hindrance to Sony's PlayStation Now streaming service is lag. Because the game isn't stored locally, whatever device you're playing on has to send your button mashing back to Sony's servers to process the input and then feed it back to yo...
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  • Streaming now accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue

    Streaming now accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    The Recording Industry Association of America released a report today that details how the music industry has grown in 2018, and while the data isn't surprising - the world still isn't buying records - the specific numbers are still fascinating. Turns out, streaming makes more money than physical CDs, digital downloads, and licensing deals combined.
    Streaming in this context includes paid subscriptions to services such as Spotify and Tidal, but also radio broadcasts and video streaming services such as VEVO. It's a broad category that nonetheless has made $3.4 billion dollars in 2018 so...
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  • PS4 Owners: Last Chance To Get This Sweet Deal

    2 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    PlayStation Now is Sony's video game streaming service that lets you play a selection of PS4, PS3, and PS2 games on your PS4 or PC. What you might not know is that we're closing in on the end of the service's summer sale price. When September 25 rolls around, the prices for one-, three-, and 12-month PlayStation Now subscriptions will go up. So if you want to save money on access to hundreds of PlayStation games, now is the time to lock in the sale price. Making the deal even sweeter is that you can now download to your PS4 nearly all of the PS4 games on the service, as well as the PS2...
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  • PlayStation Now: Full List of More Than 200 Downloadable PS2 And PS4 Games

    2 monthes ago - By N4G

    PlayStation Now will now support full game downloads in addition to streaming.
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  • PlayStation Now adds option to download games for offline use

    PlayStation Now adds option to download games for offline use

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Sony's cloud-based video game streaming service PlayStation Now has added a major new feature available only to subscribers: the ability to download content for offline use. This is an important feature for the service, opening it up to customers who want the on-demand content but don't have an Internet connection capable of streaming the games. PlayStation Now is a subscription...
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  • Address harassment now

    2 monthes ago - By Science Mag


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  • PSA: Nintendo Switch Online's Free Trial Will Charge You If You Don't Cancel

    2 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch is finally. The service rolled out earlier this week, and you'll now need to have an active subscription in order to play most Switch games online going forward. If you're still undecided about signing up, Nintendo offers a free trial-but like most trial periods, you'll be charged if you forget to cancel. Switch owners can now sign up for one seven-day free trial of the Switch Online service from the console's Eshop. However, as detailed on Nintendo's website , if you don't disable automatic renewal before the trial period ends, your trial...
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  • Can't stream PS4 and PS2 games? PlayStation Now adds downloads - CNET

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    PlayStation Now lets you download titles to play offline.
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  • PlayStation Now Will Let You Download PS4 and PS2 Games to Play Offline

    2 monthes ago - By IGN

    PlayStation Now just got a whole lot more feasible for players without super-fast internet, as Sony is now letting users download full PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 2 games to their consoles to play offline through the service starting today.
    Announced through the PlayStation Blog , almost all of the PS4 games available through the service will be available for download to play offline, as well as the PS Now lineup of classic PS2 games remastered for PS4. If you are a PS Now subscriber and don't see the feature right away, don't fret: it's being gradually rolled out over the next couple of...
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  • PlayStation Now Adds The Ability To Locally Download PlayStation 4 And PlayStation 2 Games

    PlayStation Now Adds The Ability To Locally Download PlayStation 4 And PlayStation 2 Games

    2 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    Sony has announced that their PlayStation Now streaming service, which allows streaming of games from various PlayStation consoles, will now allow users to download games and play them from the harddrive on the PlayStation 4. This means players no longer need a strong and consistent internet connection to play games using the service.
    "Almost" all PlayStation 4 games will be downloadable, as well as the list of PlayStation 2 games that are already remastered for PS4. Sony declined to give a full list, so it is unclear what the exceptions are. Based on PlayStation Plus, it is doubtful a...
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  • Sony adding download option to some PlayStation Now games

    2 monthes ago - By GamesIndustry

    Streaming subscription service will soon let PS4 users download PS4 and PS2 games for offline play as well
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  • PlayStation Now Adds Downloading of PS4, PS2 Games

    2 monthes ago - By N4G

    We are excited to announce that starting today, you will be able to stream as well as download PlayStation Now games to your PS4 system so that you can play both locally and offline, all with a single subscription.
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  • PlayStation Now streaming service now offers game downloads

    PlayStation Now streaming service now offers game downloads

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Sony's PlayStation Now streaming service is getting a very welcome feature: game downloads. PS Now is a sort Netflix-like subscription platform where users can stream PS2, PS3, and PS4 titles. Soon, users will be able to download those games for offline play as well. The company says that “almost all” PS4 games will support downloads, as will all PS2 titles. There's no word on PS3 games, though.
    You'll also be able to transfer save data from the cloud to your console so you can play without an internet connection. Sony says that “you will need to connect your PS4 system to the internet...
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