PS4 Release Date Could Beat Xbox One By A Month

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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 […]

How to Use a PS3 Controller With Android Phones and Tablets

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When it comes to gaming on your Android smartphone, nothing can beat a physical controller. The slide out PlayStation controller that is built-in to the Sony Xperia Play was the highlight of the phone, delivering a much more enjoyable, and visible, gaming experience. If you don’t have the Xperia Play, but you want to be able […]

Sony’s New Tablets Will Play Some 1996 Console Titles – Yay

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Sony has been trying hard to generate buzz for their upcoming S1 and S2 tablets, with a series of teaser videos that have been posted to YouTube. Getting slightly less vague with each one, the third one has now arrived and it gives us a couple more morsels of information. Chief among those is that […]

Sony S1 Tablet Passes Through FCC for 4G Life on AT&T’s HSPA+ Network?

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After the dual-screen Sony S2 Android tablet had gone through the FCC, it looks like Sony’s also readying the single-screen S1 slate for release. The tablet was recently seen going by the FCC for regulatory approval for use in the U.S., and the certification documents reveal that the model being inspected comes with AT&T-compatible mobile […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Finally Arrives on O2 UK

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After weeks and weeks of waiting, O2 UK has finally launched the PlayStation Phone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, on its network. It took nearly two months but it seems that O2 and Sony have finally worked out the bugs that prevented the device from being released on its original launch date which was, if […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Available for $100 at Amazon

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Today is a big day for those that love gaming on their phone because the ultimate gaming phone has just hit the shores of the U.S. in the form of the Sony Xperia Play for Verizon. If you’re thinking about buying this phone, you’ll probably want to snag the best deal, and we’re thinking that […]