Entries in 'america' (45)

VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

Sony's streaming games service PlayStation Now will enter a period of open beta in the US and Canada later today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 10:36AM in News
LittleBigPlanet 3 gets release date in America

LittleBigPlanet 3 gets release date in America

Sony has announced that its latest LittleBigPlanet game is to hit stores on November 18th in America.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Last of Us: Remastered still censored on PS4; No upgrade discount for PS3 owners

Last of Us: Remastered still censored on PS4; No upgrade discount for PS3 owners

The multiplayer component of The Last of Us: Remastered will have the same content alterations in Europe as seen in the PS3 version.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2014 at 4:38PM in News
Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Sony is confident about the Vita’s future prospects in Japan, but is less certain about its place in the Western market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 1:47PM in News

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US Vita supplies are running low

US Vita supplies are running low

It’s apparently quite hard to get hold of a PlayStation Vita in the US at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:04AM in News
PlayStation Now beta hitting Sony TVs next week

PlayStation Now beta hitting Sony TVs next week

Some Sony TVs will next week begin offering direct access to the PlayStation Now beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Both Nintendo’s Wii U and Sony’s PlayStation Vita boasted impressive sales gains in the US last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for fifth month in a row in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for fifth month in a row in US

Sony's PlayStation 4 led US hardware sales in May, finishing ahead of Xbox One for the fifth consecutive month according to NPD's latest monthly report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 7:43AM in News

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Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Mario Kart has repeated what it accomplished in both the UK and Japan by giving Wii U hardware sales a boost in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 8:30AM in News
Former SCEA boss Tretton joins AI start-up

Former SCEA boss Tretton joins AI start-up

Former SCEA president and CEO Jack Tretton has joined the advisory board of AI start-up Genotaur.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 29th 2014 at 3:41PM in News
Battlefield 4 to be temporarily free on PS3

Battlefield 4 to be temporarily free on PS3

US PS3 owners are being given the chance to sample Battlefield 4 for free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 12:40PM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for fourth successive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for fourth successive month in US

Sony's early dominance of the next-gen hardware race in the US shows no sign of abating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 9:08AM in News

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Philips is trying to halt Wii U and Wii sales in the US

Philips is trying to halt Wii U and Wii sales in the US

Electronics firm Philips has asked the Delaware courts to force Nintendo to stop selling Wii U in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Dropping Kinect will push Xbox One ahead of PS4 in US - analyst

Dropping Kinect will push Xbox One ahead of PS4 in US - analyst

Microsoft decision to slash the price of Xbox One by dropping Kinect could propel the console to the front of the American next-gen race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 11:25AM in News
IDC predicts Kinect-less Xbox One will overtake PS4 in North America

IDC predicts Kinect-less Xbox One will overtake PS4 in North America

Microsoft will take control of the next-gen race in North America if it releases a cut price Xbox One without Kinect, analyst IDC has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

Ever noticed that Kirby is always the embodiment of happiness and light on Japanese artwork and a right grump on Western game boxes?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:32AM in News

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Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald's Happy Meals

Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald's Happy Meals

Nintendo has signed another Happy Meal licensing deal, this time in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:42PM in News
Twitch is America's most used live streaming site

Twitch is America's most used live streaming site

Big-hitting live video sites such as WWE, Ustream and MLB are trailing in the wake of the phenomenon that is Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Armed SWAT team raids US home after Call of Duty hoax

Armed SWAT team raids US home after Call of Duty hoax

A Call of Duty player has had his house raided by a US SWAT team after a prank call from a defeated opponent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
Microsoft cuts Xbox One price in US - official price cut incoming?

Microsoft cuts Xbox One price in US - official price cut incoming?

$50 has been cut off the price of the Xbox One Titanfall bundle in the US on the Microsoft store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Codemasters and Namco Bandai extend distribution deal

Codemasters and Namco Bandai extend distribution deal

Namco Bandai will continue distributing Codemasters games throughout 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Walmart introducing video game trade-ins in US

Walmart introducing video game trade-ins in US

3,100 Walmart stores will from next week begin offering customers the chance to trade-in their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
PS4 outsold Xbox One in US in February as Wii U hardware sales climb

PS4 outsold Xbox One in US in February as Wii U hardware sales climb

Sony continues to dominate the next-gen hardware market in America, NPD numbers show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 12:05PM in News
Microsoft giving away Forza 5 for free with Xbox One in US

Microsoft giving away Forza 5 for free with Xbox One in US

US gamers are being offered a freebie when they buy an Xbox One console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores in US

RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores in US

Electronics and games retailer RadioShack has announced significant US store closures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 3:12PM in News