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Surely you've seen all the stuff going around about Pluto after New Horizons provided us with the clearest shot we've ever had of the dwarf planet, but did you know the CPU powering the New Horizons probe is the same CPU that once powered the ORIGINAL PLAYSTATION CONSOLE? We're talking about the PS1 here, the console that brought you this:



this:


and this:


NASA launched New Horizons in 2006, so they could have used at least a PS2 equivalent CPU, but I guess NASA just likes to keep it classic.

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Check out the announcement trailer above, and the cinematic trailer below:


Freedom Wars is coming to the PS Vita this year.

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Bad news, everyone: Driveclub is joining Watch Dog's delayed club. In a statement, president Shuhei Yoshida said:

DRIVECLUB will be a truly innovative, socially connected racing game, but the team requires more time in order to deliver on their vision — and I'm fully confident the game will surpass your expectations.

This decision also affects PlayStation Plus members' Instant Game Collection for launch. To be clear, DRIVECLUB PlayStation Plus Edition will still be part of the Instant Game Collection when it is released.

The exact new launch date is unknown, but it will be some time in early 2014. Now what will we play at launch?

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For $20 a month (or about $15 if you buy a three month package), PlayStation Now is offering streaming access to over a hundred PS3 games on your PlayStation consoles, PSTV, and Sony Smart TVs.  Check out some of those titles in the promo above.

What do you think, is a subscription to PlayStation Now worth it?

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A potential cover for a Resident Evil game developed for the PS Vita was leaked. The title reminded me of something...

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PlayStation is offering the opportunity to play games with celebrities including Stephen Curry, Snoop Dogg, Shaun White, and Yasiel Puig as part of their new "Heroes" charity opportunity.  Purchasing items in the PlayStation Heroes app enters you to win a chance to play with a different celebrity each month.  90% of the proceeds from any Heroes app purchase go to charity.

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If you want to be plant your "FIRST" flag on the PlayStation 4, you better get working on achievements. First to Greatness is "a celebration of many different firsts on the new PlayStation® 4 system. The first triple double. The first kill streak. The first tomahawk dunk. The first beast mode. Complete one of these or many other firsts, upload your video of the challenges directly from your PS4™ system, and we'll verify it to make you part of gaming history."