PS4 Game Sharing Details Arrive as Release Nears

PlayStation 4

The PS4, Sony’s next-generation gaming console, might have scored a few laughs when it released a video depicting game sharing on the Xbox One as too complicated, however the company has yet to detail how digital game sharing on its console will work. Until now. This past weekend the company added a new FAQ, or […]

Sony Talks Features Coming in Day One PlayStation 4 Update

PlayStation 4

Users purchasing a PlayStation 4 on launch day will definitely want to plug in the console to an internet connection the moment they get it home. That’s because Sony is issuing a day one patch that’ll add a ton of essential features to the console. Sony detailed the features on its PlayStation Blog today. While […]

PS3 Overtakes Xbox 360 to Become Best-Selling Console in the US

PS3 console

Sony has finally broken Microsoft’s 32-month streak when the Xbox 360 was the best-selling gaming console in the US, according to the NPD Group (via Gamesindustry.biz). The firm notes that the GTA 5 500GB PS3 bundle was most likely the cause of Sony’s console gaining the top spot, as GTA 5 was a huge seller during […]

PS4 Release Date Confirmed for November 15th

PlayStation 4

Users looking forward to the start of the next generation of console gaming now have an official date to mark on their calendars if they’ve pre-ordered Sony’s next generation console. The PS4 release date is officially November 15th. Sony announced the PS4 release date just as it wrapped its press event at the GamesCom trade […]

Sony Better Positions PS3 for Battle With Even Cheaper Price Tag

PlayStation 3

Gamers in the United States and Canada can now pick up a Sony PlayStation 3 at an even more aggressively lower price: $199.99. Uncovered by The Verge, perspective users are able to pick up the new low-end version of the console for just $199.99 at their local Best Buy retail store in the United States […]

PS4 Release Date Could Beat Xbox One By A Month

PlayStation 4

The PS4 release date could arrive a month ahead of the Xbox One release, adding to the appeal of Sony’s new PlayStation 4, which is already $100 cheaper than Microsoft’s new console. Sony has not announced an official PS4 release date yet, only promising that the PlayStation 4 will be on store shelves in time […]

Sony Calls PlayStation Vita The “Perfect Companion” To PlayStation 4

pspvita-sticks.jpg

The PlayStation Vita is more than a year old, but the handheld’s “perfect companion,” the PlayStation 4, won’t come out for a few more months. In a recent interview with GamesIndustry.biz Sony senior vice president of PlayStation brand marketing Guy Longworth called the PlayStation Vita the “absolute perfect companion” to the upcoming PlayStation 4 console. Longworth […]

How To Watch Sony’s PlayStation 4 E3 Press Conference

PlayStation_4_DualShock_4_top_view

Today at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET Sony will hold it’s pre-E3 press conference to show off the PlayStation 4, and presumably the future of the Vita and PlayStation 3. Anyone can watch the presentation from the comfort of their own home. Sony will finally show off the PlayStation 4 during its E3 press conference. […]

Sony Responds To Gamers Asking For No DRM in PlayStation 4

PlayStation_4_DualShock_4_top_view

After a comment from Geoff Keighley on GameTrailers, many gamers took the web to ask Sony to not use digital rights management (DRM) on the PlayStation 4, and it seems Sony is listening. Gamers took to popular video game forum NeoGAF and to Twitter using the hashtag #PS4NoDRM to show they don’t want Sony to […]

Sony Makes It Free To Make PlayStation Mobile Games

PlayStation Mobile

Sony has revealed that it will stop charging game developers for the privilege of developing games for PlayStation Mobile and the PlayStation Vita. Sony announced it will waive the $99 fee to become a PlayStation Mobile publisher this summer, starting yesterday. In the announcement Sony said it is “always looking to support new developer talent,” […]

Sony Trades on Nostalgia in Xperia Z Ad

Video thumbnail for youtube video Sony Trades on Nostalgia in Xperia Z Ad

Sony’s new ad for its upcoming Xperia Z uses the nostalgia of older Sony devices to market the new smartphone. The ad starts in the 1950s with people on the street gathered around a store window watching color TV on a Sony Trinitron TV. There’s a sense of wonder among the people standing in the […]

Sony PlayStation 4 Could Feature Smartphone and Tablet Cross Play

leaked PS4 controller 1

The upcoming Sony PlayStation 4 may have the ability to play games across multiple devices, including smartphones. Sources talking to The Wall Street Journal claim that gamers with a PlayStation 4 will have the chance to play games against gamers on other devices such as tablets and smartphones. It’s not clear if this feature only […]

Sony Adds Asus and Wikipad To PlayStation Mobile

PlayStation Mobile Asus Wikipad

Sony’s PlayStation Mobile support is growing despite the lack of officially announced games. According to Engadget, at Gamescon in Germany, Sony announced that both Asus and Wikipad will make PlayStation Mobile devices sometime in the future. The two companies join HTC in the short list of manufacturers outside of Sony that make devices that support […]

HTC Partners With Sony For PlayStation Mobile

PlayStation Mobile

At its E3 press conference Sony announced that it is changing the name of PlayStation Suite to PlayStation Mobile, and is adding a new partner for the program. Soon HTC will join Sony in making PlayStation-certified Android devices that will play PlayStation Mobile games. Those games include classic PlayStation titles like Crash Bandicoot as well […]

Sony Patent Reveals One Xperia Smartphone Housing Multiple Keypads

Sony-multiple-keypads-PlayStation-phone-patent-app-2

A recently unearthed patent filed by Sony in late 2010 reveals that the company had been considering an Xperia smartphone design with multiple slide-out keyboards–similar to the idea of a Swiss Army knife–so that users can slide up the keypads that they don’t need to reveal a keypad that they do like. The versatility of […]

HTC Bringing PlayStation Certification to Its Smartphones?

HTC Bringing PlayStation Certification to Smartphones This Year?

According to a report from Pocket-Lint, HTC will be delivering PlayStation Certified smartphones at some point during 2012, possibly as soon as Mobile World Congress which kicks off later this month in Barcelona. If true, it would mean that HTC would become one of, if not the first, company not called Sony to see the […]

Sony to Dump Android OS for Vita OS?

Sony_Vita

After acquiring Ericsson’s share of the mobile phone division, Sony’s move to bring smartphone development fully in-house may bring with it some unexpected change. Currently, Sony’s XPERIA smartphone lineup exclusively runs on Google’s Android operating system, but that may be coming to an end as the Japanese electronics giant as Sony may be looking to […]

Sony Feeling the ‘Fire,’ Drops Tablet S Pricing By $100

Sony%20Tablet%20S%20Gsm%20Fan

Sony’s Playstation-certified Tablet S is now seeing a price cut for both the 16 GB and 32 GB versions. Both versions will get $100 knocked off, bringing the price down to $400 and $500 respectively. It’s unclear if this is the move represents Sony’s plans to introduce a successor model or if the company is […]

Sony Tablet S To Hit U.S. Stores September 16th for $499

Sony Tablet S

Sony announced that the Wi-Fi only models of the Sony Tablet S will land on U.S. shores September 16th, ahead of the European launch and the availability of the AT&T version in November. The Sony Tablet S costs $499 for the 16GB version and $599 for the 32GB version, which is par for the course […]