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CES 2014: Sony Announces the Xperia Z1s Smartphone CES 2014: Sony Announces the Xperia Z1s Smartphone

At last year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Sony first announced its Xperia Z smartphone. The device was the company’s first serious stab at the high-end smartphone market. Though the hardware was impressive, the Xperia Z and its successors (the Xperia …

Sony Patents Method To Make Old Games Feel New Again

Remakes are nothing new to the game industry. Ever since Nintendo remade the first three Mario games for Super Mario All-Stars on the SNES, developers around the world have delighted fans with remakes that improve the visuals, gameplay and more. …

Japan’s First PS4 Commercial Is Kind Of Mean

Traditionally, Sony has launched its previous PlayStation consoles in Japan first. You could chalk it up to how Japanese companies tend to the needs of the home market first. That all changed with the PS4 as it launched in the …

Here Are The Biggest PS4 Games Of 2014

While the PS4 may have launched in November, it still hasn’t really come into its own just yet. It barely has any exclusives worth playing, and many of its best games are available on cheaper, older systems. That may all …

PS4 Will Lead The Console Race In 2016, Says Analyst

Predictions are fun, especially when said predictions involve video games in some capacity. That’s why it’s no surprise that analysts are already making predictions about what the video game market will look like in 2016 – three years after the …

Ratchet & Clank Makes The Jump To Mobile
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Sony has made it clear that it wants to make mobile games that tie into its console titles, like Knack’s Quest. Now the publisher has released its second mobile tie-in – an endless runner starring Ratchet & Clank. Ratchet & …

Far Cry 3 Goes Cheap In Third Week Of PlayStation Holiday Sale

Over the past two weeks, Sony has shown that it can almost compete with Steam when it comes to sales thanks to two rounds of discounts on some excellent PS3 and PS Vita games. In its third week of sales, …

Minecraft Finally Comes To PS3 On Tuesday

At Gamescom this year, Sony announced that Minecraft would finally be making its way to the PS4. It was later announced that the game would be coming to the PS3 and PS Vita as well. It was said that Minecraft …

Sony Says PS4 Was Best Selling Console In November

Last month, we were treated to the release of two next gen consoles – the PS4 and Xbox One. Both consoles sold their fair share of units, but Sony says it came out on top. Sony announced via its PlayStation …

Unsurprisingly, Call Of Duty: Ghosts Was The Best Selling PS4 Game In November

With the launch of the PS4 on November 15, many were waiting to see just how well games on the platform would perform in its first month on sale. While we only have sales data from November 15 onward, Sony …

PlayStation 4 Sales Hit 2.1 Million

Two and a half weeks on from its debut in North America, the PlayStation 4 has now sold through to over 2.1 million customers worldwide. The announcement was made today over on the PlayStation blog by Sony Computer Entertainment CEO …

PS4 Sells 250K In The UK Over The Weekend

While gamers in the U.S. have been enjoying the PS4 since November 15, our friends across the pond had to wait until November 29 to get their hands on Sony’s latest hardware. It seems that the wait didn’t discourage anybody …

Here’s How Sony Made That Excellent PS4 Launch Ad

Before the PS4 came out in the US on November 15, Sony began running an ad about two gamers’ perfect day in the world of PlayStation featuring nods to The Elder Scrolls Online, DriveClub and Killzone: Shadow Fall. While it’s …

Sony Resetting Some PSN Passwords After Detecting “Irregular Activity”
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It’s been two years now since the PSN was down for a month following an attack orchestrated by members of Anonymous. Since then, Sony has done everything in its power to protect its infrastructure and the accounts that reside on …

Sony Details Black Friday Deals For All Things PlayStation

Last Friday, Sony launched the PS4 and you just didn’t care. You’re instead waiting to see what Black Friday has in store. The PS4 is obviously not going to be on sale (or in stores), but what about the PS3 …

Sony Is Planning a PS4/Vita Bundle For This Year

Back in October, Sony was asked whether or not it would consider bundling the PS4 with the PS Vita. After all, remote play is a big selling point for the Vita and the company could use its new home console …

PlayStation 4 Gets PornHub Support PlayStation 4 Gets PornHub Support
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Familiar with the video format wars? You know why VHS beat Betamax, right? It was porn. How about HD-DVD and Blu-Ray? Porn.  Could the next generation console war be won with the ease of access to pornography? If you’re a …

Tearaway Gets A Delightful Launch Trailer

Have you been playing your PlayStation Vita lately? That’s probably a no, but Sony thinks you’ll want to dust off its handheld with the release of Tearaway this Friday. To celebrate the impending launch of what may be the most …

PS4 Gets Its First Post-Launch Update Tonight
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When you got your shiny new PS4 last Friday, you were prompted to download system software version 1.50. This day one update enabled many of the features that Sony promised would be available at launch, such as game streaming on …

IHS: PlayStation 4 Costs $381 To Make

Game console manufacturers are always in a precarious position at launch. The hardware will almost always be sold at a loss, and the platform holder must rely on software sales to make that money back. It was especially bad with …

This Tearaway Trailer Will Make You Want To Work At Media Molecule

When kids are growing up, they envision game development studios as places where people are free to do what they want as they work on a game. That couldn’t be further from the truth for most studios, but it does …