Sony Hardware at E3 2014

Trying out the PlayStation TV at E3: Sony's little $99 microconsole and PS4 accessory will be available this fall in the US, UK, Europe and Australia, where it will cost AU$150. Pricing elsewhere has not been announced.

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Sony Hardware at E3 2014

Formerly called the Vita TV in Japan, the PlayStation TV is the size of a deck of cards but acts as a wireless hub to stream games, play Vita games, and even act as a Roku-like video streaming device.

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Sony Hardware at E3 2014

Two DualShock 3 or 4 controllers can be used at once with PlayStation TV to play multiplayer games.

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The PlayStation TV has HDMI, Ethernet, and memory card slots for both Vita memory cards and Vita game cards.

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There are three ways to play: streaming via the upcoming PlayStation Now service, remotely playing PS4 games from another console over Wi-Fi, or directly playing or downloading Vita games. It's a gaming triple threat.

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Sony Hardware at E3 2014

Is it a PS4 accessory, or is it its own console? The PlayStation TV defies traditional labels.

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Sony's Glacier White PS4 is just a paint job, but it's really striking. It'll be available in a bundle with the hotly anticipated shooter Destiny on September 9.

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The rear of the white PS4 looks like a spaceship engine. Here it is alongside the white DualShock 4 and Sony's wireless stereo headset.

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Okay, it's pretty damn attractive.

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I also tried out Project Morpheus, Sony's virtual-reality headset here at E3.

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Trying on the headset, which fit very easily over my thick eyeglasses. Kudos to Sony.

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Making sure I look like Daft Punk.

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Project Morphus uses the PlayStation 4 camera to track head motion.

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A pair of PlayStation Move controllers, and I'm a glowing, moving person controlling a knight.

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Accuracy when using Move is pretty stellar.

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Slowly taking the arms off a practice dummy.

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Raising a crossbow to aim and fire, by peering through one eye.

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Trying out Eve Valkyrie, using a standard PS4 controller.

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Sitting down in an unflattering position, playing street luge and turning by using my head.

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Fast-paced street luge gameplay, which feels like bobsledding.

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