The original PlayStation just turned 25 — here are the 25 best PlayStation One games, according to critics
Sony is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the original PlayStation console, which launched in Japan on December 3, 1994. The PlayStation was released worldwide a year later and became the first video game console to sell more than 100 million units. Here a list of the 25 best PlayStation One games, based on professional reviews from Metacritic.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Sony is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the original PlayStation, the company's first video game console and one of the most influential gaming devices of all time.
Despite both consoles being months from launch, we know a surprising amount of confirmed information about the new consoles thanks to Sony and Microsoft. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It ' s true: By this time next year, a new PlayStation and a new Xbox will have
Microsoft claims it will be the most efficient and powerful Xbox ever made. Ends six months of The successor to the Xbox One has finally been unveiled by Microsoft after months of waiting. Only a handful of details are currently available for the Xbox Series X, unveiled at The Game Awards 2019
- Both and tout 8K gameplay, "ray tracing," and even an ultra-smooth 120 frames per second while play at 4K resolution.
- That's because both consoles appear to be running on nearly identical specs.
- Both new console specs are closer to gaming PCs than consoles before them, which helps explain why both companies are confident in making such bold claims about the performance in their upcoming gaming machines.
So, how about that new Xbox Series X?
Microsoft justa bunch of new details, . And now we know what both the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will be capable of, too, thanks to getting a fuller picture of what kind of specs both gaming machines will be running.
The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are both scheduled to arrive in 2020. Here's how they stack up.
Sony and Microsoft are working on the next versions of the PlayStation and the Xbox: The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, respectively. Both new consoles are expected to arrive in the the 2020 holiday shopping season. Despite both consoles being months from launch, we know a surprising amount of confirmed information about the new consoles thanks to Sony and Microsoft.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.It's true: By this time next year, a new PlayStation and a new Xbox will have launched.For those of you keeping score at home, that's the fifth PlayStation and fourth Xbox generation.
It is located on the northern banks of the River Thames in the centre of London, and it ’ s one of the MOST EXPENSIVE places to live in the UK. The borough is of great historical interest, and almost four fifths of ITS buildings are part of a designated conservation area.
It ’ s an attempt to move all games distribution into official channels, and it has already rankled consumers. That doesn’t mean that the console makers still couldn’t shoot themselves in the foot through Clamping down on piracy almost never restricts piracy. If anything it has a way of making
When you realise how similar the specs are for both consoles, it's easy to see why both companies are making identical claims about their performance.
Both the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 make big, nearly identical promises: to play games up to 120 frames per second at 4K resolution, and even play games up to 8K resolution. The consoles also include "ray tracing" because they both run on powerful, modern specs.
Both the Microsoft Xbox Series X and the Sony PlayStation 5 will run on chips that will support "ray tracing," as well as games up to 8K resolution, according to both companies.
In a nutshell, ray tracing is a technology that makes in-game lighting more realistic, which makes a bigger impact than you might think, and improves the overall look of a game.
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
Morning. Hope you all had excellent weekends. 1. Australia is getting its own equivalent of the NASDAQ. According to the AFR this morning, a new S&P technology index will launch in February, giving greater clarity to investors tracking ASX tech stocks. At present, those watching the fast-growing sector individually analyse a number of small-cap stocks. It will be known as the S&P All Technology Index or the S&P AllTech for short. 2. We now know every financial institution involved in the federal government's first home loan deposit scheme.
Microsoft has unveiled the next -gen Xbox formerly known as Project Scarlett, and it ' s unlike any Modern Microsoft consoles like the Xbox One S and Xbox One X lean into similarly refined looks The big question: What about the games? We already knew about Halo Infinite prior to this week
It ' s been almost five years since the launch of the Xbox One and PS4, but the launch of the juiced-up Xbox One X and PS4 Pro (both serving Some were even predicting that they 'd be the last consoles we 'd see from Microsoft and Sony. And all the talk about the impending shift to game streaming only
Microsoft and Sony also both said their consoles will offer 120 frames per second (fps) at 4K resolution.
Confirmed Xbox Series X chip specs, so far:
- A custom AMD processor based on AMD's Ryzen Zen 2 generation.
- A custom graphics chip based on AMD's latest "RDNA" generation, also known as "Navi," with GDDR6 graphics memory.
Confirmed PlayStation 5 chip specs, so far:
- A custom eight-core AMD processor based on AMD's Ryzen Zen 2 generation.
- A custom graphics chip based on AMD's latest "RDNA" generation, also known as "Navi."
Interestingly, these specs are recognisable, even comparable, to specs that today's PC gamers would put in their powerful gaming PCs. Previous consoles typically used chips that are designed for low-power computers. (It's actually amazing how good games look on previous consoles considering their typically underpowered chips.)
Apart from better graphics and smoother gameplay, the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will finally feel faster, because they're using modern storage drives instead of the old-fashioned ones in the current consoles.
Both the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will have SSD storage drives. That means faster performance while you're navigating around menus and online game stores and opening apps. Most importantly, it means games will load significantly faster.
The 10 video games that defined the decade and changed the world of gaming
The last 10 years of gaming have been a wild ride. Both "Minecraft" and "Pokémon Go" didn't exist when this decade began, and all three major console makers launched new consoles - two in Nintendo's case.Gaming on the iPhone was barely a year old, and smartphones weren't yet able to power a cultural phenomenon like "Pokémon Go.
It has been five years since the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One launched, but that doesn't mean it ' s time He wouldn't give up any details on a potential PlayStation 5 console , saying he was "no longer in It would risk burning a huge audience. What we "know" about the next Xbox based on the scant
Here is everything that we know about the Xbox Series X — and the details that we ' re expecting will come as we get closer to the console ' s launch. If all of that means next to nothing to you, here' s what it translates to in terms of actual performance : the Xbox Series X will offer 4K visuals and 60
Specifically, Microsoft confirmed tothat it's using a certain type of SSD called "NVMe" that's magnitudes faster than the standard, old-fashioned hard drives in the Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro. In fact, NVMe SSDs are faster than regular SSDs, too.
For now, we don't know exactly what type of SSD Sony will be using in the PlayStation 5, other than it's a custom design.
Previous consoles ran on surprisingly underpowered chips, but the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 are running chips that PC gamers use in their modern, powerful gaming PCs.
Chips from companies like AMD are nothing new for consoles, except console chips were rarely, if ever, used in actual computers. And if they were in actual computers, they'd usually be found in low-powered, budget models. It's amazing how Microsoft, Sony, and game developers could squeeze so much performance out of traditionally low-powered console chips.
Conversely, AMD's Ryzen Zen 2 processor and the Navi graphics chips in the Series X and PlayStation 5 are actually recognisable, even comparable, chips that people put in their gaming PCs today.
To be perfectly accurate, Microsoft and Sony are still using custom versions of these chips. Still, they're based on the same technologies, generations, and architectures that today's powerful gaming PCs are running on.
With that in mind, game developers may have a lot more to work with, which helps explain how Microsoft and Sony are confident enough to make their claims.
How To Back Up All The Devices That You're Not Backing Up .
We hope you’re all diligently backing up your phones and laptops these days, but our lives are filled with so many gadgets and gizmos that it can be easy to lose track of where all your data actually is and what gadgets actually need a regular back up. Here’s a quick check-up for some of the other gadgets you might have in your home, and how to make sure they’re safely backed up. Obviously we can’t cover every piece of hardware out there in-depth, but it’s worth taking a few minutes to think about the files on your different devices, and what would happen to that data if those devices were broken beyond repair, lost or stolen. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.