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PlayStation 5 (not the official title but Sony seems pretty set on sequential numbering) information was revealed by Mark Cerny in talking with Here’s what we do know:

  • Backwards compatibility with PS4
    • Unclear if with other generations at this time
  • Current PSVR headsets will work with PS5
  • PS5 will ship with a SSD
    • Spider-Man’s fast travel went from 15 seconds to .8 seconds in tests
  • There will be a disc drive
  • The price will be appealing – whatever that is supposed to mean
  • PS5 will not launch in 2019

What do you want from the PlayStation 5?


Konami announced both Castlevania and Contra collections coming very soon. Well, now we have a release date for Castlevania and it is May 16. Castlevania Anniversary Collection will include the following games: Castlevania, Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse, Castlevania II Belmont’s Revenge, Super Castlevania IV, Castlevania Bloodlines, Kid Dracula, Castlevania the Adventure and Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest.


Anyone else remember XIII? We are getting a remake this November, November 13 to be exact. For those that do remember XIII, did you remember that David Duchovny (The X-Files’ Mulder) voiced the protagonist? Hopefully, he makes a return in all that cel-shaded glory.

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