An in-depth analysis of Sony's Playstation 4 (PS4)

Sony has thus far confirmed a number of specs for its upcoming Playstation 4 (PS4) console, including 8 GB GDDR5 of system RAM, a single-chip accelerated processing unit (APU), 8 AMD x86-64 bit Jaguar (CPU) cores and 18 next-generation AMD (GPU) Radeon-based compute units.

New Playstation 4 details revealed

Aside from the controller, we still don't quite know what the Sony Playstation 4 (PS4) will look like when it hits the streets. Nevertheless, the Japanese-based company has revealed a number of hardware-related specs at GDC 2013 in San Francisco.

Console architect says Sony's Playstation 4 will be dev friendly

Mark Cerny - lead system architect of Sony's Playstation 4 (PS4) - says the Japanese-based corporation adopted a "very developer-centric approach" to the next-gen console.

AMD builds a game console monopoly

AMD has quietly gained control of the game consoles currently shipping (with the exception of the PS3), and the company recently confirmed it will be providing the core technology for Sony's upcoming PS4.

American McGee says Sony's PS4 is "meh"

Long-time developer American McGee says he remains unimpressed by Sony's recent PlayStation 4 announcement.

Quantic Dream codes a PS4 game

Quantic Dream boss Guillaume de Fondaumière has confirmed his studio is already working on its first Sony PlayStation 4 title.

Nvidia says Sony's PS4 has outdated specs

Nvidia may have passed on supplying hardware components to Sony for its upcoming Playstation 4 consoles, but that hasn't stopped the company from commenting on the next-gen system.

Nvidia claims it turned down Sony's PS4

Nvidia is claiming that it passed on providing components to Sony for the corporation's next-gen Playstation 4 due to what Nvidia exec Tony Tamasi describes as "opportunity cost."

Waiting for the PS4 and Xbox 720 (Next) as Wii U sales disappoint

Nintendo may have kicked off the next-gen console cycle early with its Wii U, but the real battle will obviously take place between Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next) and Sony's Playstation 4 (PS4).

Strong demand for Sony's PS4 is no hype

GameStop has confirmed that it's experiencing "strong demand" for Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console, with 600,000 members of the retailer's PowerUp Rewards program signing up for the PS4 "First to Know List."

Claim: PS4 will "out-power" most PCs for years to come

Sony may have officially unveiled the PS4 last month at an event in NYC, but that hasn't stopped company officials and even game studio heads from hyping the next-gen console.

Sony's PS4 will be a digital haven

We may not know what the Playstation 4 looks like, although that hasn't stopped Sony from teasing additional details about its upcoming next-gen console.

Sony's PS4 to focus on new style of play, but what about hardware?

I am always somewhat suspicious of a new console that hits the market amidst talk of how hardware and raw horsepower isn't the true focus of the system. 

Crysis 3 to max out current-gen consoles

The current console cycle may be coming to an end, but that hasn't stopped Crytek from squeezing every last drop of horsepower from the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

Is Nintendo's Wii U already irrelevant?

Nintendo's Wii U console is currently flying off the shelves, but outspoken Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter doesn't believe the system is ultimately capable of competing against Sony's PS4 or Microsoft's Xbox 720.

Report: Sony's PS4 Orbis powered by AMD's A10 APU

Sony is reportedly shipping a new PlayStation 4 (Orbis) kit to game devs, with the final iteration slated to appear in January. 



EA founder: game consoles will wither

The man who founded video game company EA says the market he helped invigorate is now a minor target.

Analyst says new consoles needed STAT



The industry can no longer afford to wait for the next generation of consoles.

What is the point of Sony's PS3 Super Slim?

Sony is rolling out its PS3 Super Slim - even as the Japanese-based corporation prepares to phase out the long-lived console in favor of the upcoming PS4.



Can the Wii U compete with the Xbox 720 and PS4?

The current (7th) generation of consoles is fast approaching the end of its life cycle, with sales declining some 30% year-over-year through the first half of 2012.