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Sony admits PS4 is a tougher sell in Japan

Sony admits PS4 is a tougher sell in Japan

PS4 has been a smash hit in the West but has struggled to take off in Japan since its arrival in the region in February.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

An alternative colour for the PS4 is due to hit European retailers later this year, SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Uncharted series 'a good candidate' for PS4 re-release

Uncharted series 'a good candidate' for PS4 re-release

Uncharted 4 is currently in development for PS4, but perhaps one Uncharted game simply isn’t enough for Nathan Drake.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
PS4 remains the favoured platform amongst European developers

PS4 remains the favoured platform amongst European developers

Sony’s PS4 has for the second year in a row been named as the console platform of choice amongst European developers, GDC data suggests.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:41PM in News

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Why Sony didn't include the camera with PS4

Why Sony didn't include the camera with PS4

Keeping the PlayStation Camera out of the standard PlayStation 4 bundle was both a wise and necessary decision, Sony has argued.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Sony re-wrote its E3 PS4 presentation after Xbox One fan backlash

Sony re-wrote its E3 PS4 presentation after Xbox One fan backlash

The fury with which Microsoft was confronted after its Xbox One digital policies were unveiled shaped what Sony showed on stage in its own E3 presentation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Sony considered shipping PS4 without a hard drive

Sony considered shipping PS4 without a hard drive

PS4 designers at one stage contemplated releasing the system without a hard drive, Sony Computer Entertainment boss Andrew House has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
Sony didn't believe PlayStation 'would ever be a major part' of its business

Sony didn't believe PlayStation 'would ever be a major part' of its business

PlayStation was viewed extremely negative from large parts of Sony before it launched, Andrew House revealed at Develop Conference today.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:40AM in News

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: The House that PlayStation Built

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The House that PlayStation Built

Back in 2011, days before Andrew House moved to Japan to become CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, MCV sat down with him to conduct his final interview as Sony Europe ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Destiny's beta will take place later this month as two four-day runs on PlayStation hardware and one four-day run on Xbox consoles, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 1:58AM in News
VIDEOS: Impressive Driveclub shorts show off weather effects

VIDEOS: Impressive Driveclub shorts show off weather effects

Well, if these videos are representative of the final game then Driveclub is possibly the best looking racing game ever made.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 4:27PM in News
Retail listings for Beyond: Two Souls crop up online

Retail listings for Beyond: Two Souls crop up online

2013 PS3 title Beyond: Two Souls could be the next game in line for a next-gen re-release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 12:30PM in News

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PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

Sony will be bundling its upcoming racer DriveClub with PS4 hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
It sounds like BioShock on Vita is not happening

It sounds like BioShock on Vita is not happening

All hope of a Vita version of BioShock appears to be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

UPDATE: Microsoft has clarified that Harrison was referring to the previous 5m shipped figure and was not citing new numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

PS4 is still riding the crest of its strong launch wave but there is one criticism the machine has regularly faced it’s concerning the lack of triple-A releases for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:54PM 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
Sony is making a 'significant investment' in VR

Sony is making a 'significant investment' in VR

Virtual reality is a serious part of PlayStation’s future, according to Sony’s UK boss Andrew House.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 3:17PM in News
PS3 adds wireless DualShock 4 compatibility

PS3 adds wireless DualShock 4 compatibility

The latest PS3 firmware update has quietly added wireless compatibility for Sony’s latest DualShock 4 controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:41AM in News
EA is losing faith in 3DS and Vita

EA is losing faith in 3DS and Vita

It’s hard to envisage a future in which handheld consoles remain relevant, EA COO Peter Moore has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Yoshida: Xbox more consistent with Spencer in charge, PS4-Xbox One gap widening

Yoshida: Xbox more consistent with Spencer in charge, PS4-Xbox One gap widening

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has described Xbox boss Phil Spencer as a “reasonable, smart guy” and claimed his predecessor “used to say some unbelievable things”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 1:03PM in News
Shock! Gran Turismo 7 looking unlikely for 2014

Shock! Gran Turismo 7 looking unlikely for 2014

At one stage Polyphony Digital said Gran Turismo 7 could be released in 2014. What are the chances of that happening, do you think?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

The console editions of Minecraft have sold past the life to date total of its original PC platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:23AM 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
Testology triumphs at MCV Games 5s

Testology triumphs at MCV Games 5s

The games industry shed blood, sweat and tears yesterday at the PlayStation MCV Games 5s tournament.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:37AM in News