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Yoshida: Gran Turismo 6 would be 'hard to move' to Vita

Revving up Gran Turismo 6's engines on the Vita would be "really hard" on a technical level, Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida told IGN last week. "As you can tell looking at GT6, it really is using PS3 to a very high level," Yoshida said. "In terms of Vita support, I don't expect...

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Yoshida takes a leisurely look at PS4's interface

Sony opened its Gamescom 2013 press conference with a subdued presentation of the PlayStation 4's interface by Sony Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida. The exec explored the menus, watched and then joined a game stream, showed off some social functionality and concluded with a tweet to start...

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PS Plus not required to record & stream PS4 games, says Yoshida

Sony Worldwide Studios boss and Twitter info desk Shuhei Yoshida revealed PS4 owners won't require a PlayStation Plus subscription to access the system's game recording and streaming functions. After yesterday's news that the Xbox One's Game DVR recording is tied to Xbox Live Gold, several Twitter...

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DualShock 4 light bar can't be switched off, says Yoshida

Players can't disable the DualShock 4's top light bar, regardless of the optional PS4 Eye camera that can track the controller for certain games. The news comes from Twitter and Sony's president of worldwide studios, Shuhei Yoshida. Twitter users have expressed concern over the light's possible...

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Sony's Yoshida: We've got Oculus dev kits, 'I love it'

While the PlayStation 4 doesn't yet support the Oculus Rift, Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida is full of love for the VR device. Speaking to Engadget during a roundtable today, Yoshida said, "We've got a couple of the development kits, and I tried it out and I love it." While...

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PlayStation Plus price not changing for PS4, video services don't require Plus

The PlayStation Plus service will remain the same price at the launch of the PlayStation 4. SCE America VP of Publisher & Developer Relations Adam Boyes confirmed to Joystiq during a roundtable that the price will remain $50 annually in North America. Boyes also said "all video services [on the...

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Yoshida: 'PS4 is region free' [update]

The PlayStation 4 is "region free," according to Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida. At Monday's E3 conference, Sony announced its new console will launch at $399, and comes with "no restrictions" on used games. Afterwards, Yoshida took to Twitter with the extra bit of PS4 news. ...

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Sony, Microsoft going 'heavily' on free-to-play next-gen, says Epic VP Rein

Sony and Microsoft are telling developers they're "going heavily" on free-to-play and in-app purchasing models with their next-gen consoles, according to Epic Games VP Mark Rein. Speaking in a roundtable discussion at the UK's Game Horizon conference, Rein said both companies will take on the kinds...

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Yoshida: PS4 share function can be disabled by developers

Sony worldwide studios president Shuhei Yoshida recently elaborated on the use and origin of the Dual Shock 4 controller's share button, one of the noteworthy features coming to the PlayStation 4. Namely, Yoshida noted in an interview with Japanese site 4Gamer (translated by Edge) that the share...

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Sony asking PS4 devs to try PS Vita remote play before submission

A major feature of the PlayStation 4 is native remote play support on the Vita for PS4 games. During last night's presentation, Gaikai CEO David Perry talked about the work being put in to ensure the fastest response times for remote play. It's a big part of the PS4 and speaking to Engadget, Sony...

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