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Ninja Bots invade PlayStation 4's free Playroom app

The PlayStation 4's free Playroom app has been updated with a new gameplay mode, allowing players to send their virtual robotic pals on a deadly trip through an augmented reality ninja training course. Ninja Bots is a brief, autoscrolling platformer in which up to four players compete for coins...

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Twitch removes PS4's Playroom from directory for now

Twitch has removed the PlayStation 4's AR sandbox app, The Playroom, from its browsing options after a few people used the app to stream unsavory, non-gaming activities. "We removed Playroom content from the directory because a majority of it was non-gaming related," a Twitch spokesperson tells...

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Couples reveal PS4 streaming on Twitch to be a double-edged sword

Twitch streaming on the PlayStation 4 has allowed for the creation of a call-in show, and it's caught the attention of several higher-ups at Sony. Engadget reports that a Washington couple utilizing The Playroom and their PlayStation Camera streamed what they're calling "The Spartan Show" on...

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Watch Ice-T bully robots in Jimmy Fallon's PS4 demo of The Playroom

The PlayStation 4 returned on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this week with a cuter, cuddlier demo in contrast to Killzone: Shadow Fall. Yet it still led to undue physical violence. Some people, like Fallon, just want to play and have fun with the adorable augmented-reality robots of tech demo...

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Joystiq Live Review: The Playroom on PS4 [Update: Watch the replay!]

We're rolling out PlayStation 4 review coverage all the way through the launch on Nov. 15. Check out more reviews and news here! Update: The live stream is over, but you can watch the replay right here. The PlayStation 4 is only a day away in North America, and it's bringing with it some...

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Hands-on with The Playroom, Sony's robot-filled AR pack-in

Pre-installed on every PlayStation 4, The Playroom is an augmented reality tech demo and toy box that fills your living room with tiny, dancing robots, assuming you've got the new Eye camera handy. It's pretty adorable and, as a piece of AR technology, is incredibly responsive, as we discovered...

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Double Fine working on DLC for 'The Playroom' on PS4

During the PlayStation Indie Arcade event tonight at PAX Prime, Sony's Adam Boyes announced Double Fine is working on DLC for PS4 tech demo, The Playroom. The DLC will be available to all PS4 owners free of charge. The Playroom, first demoed at E3 this year, includes a variety of micro-games and...

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