Gears & Gadgets

Cryptography failure leads to easy hacking for PlayStation Classic

Enlarge / The PlayStation Classic’s internal USB, removed and picked at as part of the hacking effort. Yifan Lu / Twitter In the days since the PlayStation Classic’s official release, hackers have already made great progress in loading other PlayStation games (and even non-PlayStation software) onto the plug-and-play device. What’s more, it seems some sloppy […]

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How to record and share gameplay on the PlayStation 4

For lots of players, saving and sharing their favorite gameplay moments and playthroughs has become essential to the video gaming experience. Considering how much players like to use Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and streaming services like Twitch to show off their gaming experiences, it makes perfect sense that the PlayStation 4 includes some handy tools for creating and uploading […]

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Nintendo president: “I compete for time,” not against Xbox, PlayStation

Enlarge / Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime poses with the wildly successful Nintendo Switch. Sam Machkovech SEATTLE—Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime appeared at Seattle’s Geekwire Summit on Wednesday to speak broadly about the company’s future, and, while the talk didn’t include new product reveals, it proved illuminating about what […]

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Xbox One X vs. PlayStation 4 Pro: Clash of the Titans

Mike Epstein/Digital Trends Mike Epstein/Digital Trends Two years ago, events at E3 2016 marked what many considered to be the beginning of the end for the traditional game console cycle. Both Sony and Microsoft revealed substantially upgraded versions of their flagship consoles, which provide a far greater leap in technical performance than any previous iteration that wasn’t […]