Entries in 'house' (26)

PS4 will beat PS3 lifetime sales, says Sony boss

PS4 will beat PS3 lifetime sales, says Sony boss

80 million consoles sold may sound like a huge number to Xbox, but to PlayStation it is just not good enough.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2013 at 11:24AM in News
Pre-owned is not necessarily the evil force some believe, Sony admits

Pre-owned is not necessarily the evil force some believe, Sony admits

Sony has admitted that there is a strong argument for claiming that pre-owned games do not detract from the health of games development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 12:56PM in News
The Sun reckons PS4 will be released in October

The Sun reckons PS4 will be released in October

Sony’s PS4 will be released in October and cost £300. Or at least that’s what a reporter for The Sun believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2013 at 8:52AM in News
Sony Network boss to retire, House to take over role

Sony Network boss to retire, House to take over role

Tim Schaaff, the president of Sony Network Entertainment International, has announced his retirement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2012 at 2:31PM in News

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Next Skyrim DLC allows you to design and build your own home

Next Skyrim DLC allows you to design and build your own home

The second DLC release for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will allow players to construct their very own in-game home.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2012 at 3:12PM in News
Gamer makes $10,000 from Diablo III Auction House

Gamer makes $10,000 from Diablo III Auction House

Blizzard’s inclusion of the Real Money Auction House in Diablo III may have been controversial, but for one gamer it has proved extremely lucrative.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2012 at 2:57PM in News
Sony: Gaikai acquisition was games-focused

Sony: Gaikai acquisition was games-focused

The recent acquisition of cloud gaming service Gaikai at the hands of Sony IS a PlayStation-centric business move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2012 at 9:43AM in News
Sony discusses the 'irony' of PSN hack

Sony discusses the 'irony' of PSN hack

The president and CEO of SCE Andrew House has labelled last year’s high-profile hack on the PlayStation Network as “ironic”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2012 at 9:21AM in News

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Time could be up for SOPA

Time could be up for SOPA

The US Congress could be ready to drop the controversial SOPA bill after House majority leader Eric Cantor said there would be no vote “unless there is consensus on the ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 17th 2012 at 8:34AM in News
OPINION: Diablo III auctions a smart move against gold farmers

OPINION: Diablo III auctions a smart move against gold farmers

By introducing real money auctions for virtual items in Diablo III Blizzard has upped its game in the fight against illegal 'gold farmers'.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 2nd 2011 at 10:50AM in News
House promoted out of SCEE

House promoted out of SCEE

After one of the most turbulent periods in the company's history, Sony has announced details of a significant management reshuffle right at the very top of the organisation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2011 at 10:06AM in News
PS Vita price will unlock ‘rapid momentum’

PS Vita price will unlock ‘rapid momentum’

Andrew House has told MCV that PlayStation’s Vita is already poised for mainstream success thanks to its attractive price point.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2011 at 9:02AM in News

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What's the main lesson Sony learnt from the PSP?

What's the main lesson Sony learnt from the PSP?

PSP was Sony’s first attempt to crack the handheld gaming space. Despite selling well over 50m units, it proved to be a tough learning experience for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 1:18PM in News
'It’s difficult to run a games business on smartphones'

'It’s difficult to run a games business on smartphones'

The current iPhone and Android app models are not good enough for gaming, says SCEE chief Andrew House.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 10:34AM in News
NGP: Sony considered 3D for new handheld

NGP: Sony considered 3D for new handheld

While the NGP is undoubtedly a technical powerhouse, there is one technology notable by its absence from the spec sheet – 3D.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2011 at 10:47AM in News
Sony: Digital retail is confusing

Sony: Digital retail is confusing

SCEE president Andrew House has deep reservations over digital downloading.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2010 at 8:00AM in News

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ESA spent $1.2m on lobbying in Q409

ESA spent $1.2m on lobbying in Q409

A report filed by the House of Representatives’ clerk’s office in the US shows that trade body The Entertainment Software Association spent a whopping $1,208,000 on lobbying in Q4 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 2:44PM in News
The Lords pass Digital Economy Bill

The Lords pass Digital Economy Bill

Peter Mandelson’s increasingly controversial Digital Rights Bill has been approved by The House of Lords and now looks set for a pre-election approval at the hands of The Commons.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2010 at 12:23PM in News
Random House sets up games team

Random House sets up games team

One of the largest names in book publishing has reportedly set up an internal games-focused team with then intention of creating original stories specifically for video games, as well as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2010 at 4:52PM in News
AUS: Welcome To Violence pack announced

AUS: Welcome To Violence pack announced

Perhaps fearing that mere M15+ violence will no longer be sufficient to abate the Aussie appetite for violence if authorities do indeed legalise the sale of R18+ games, Sega ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2010 at 2:57PM in News
Ministers debate game violence

Ministers debate game violence

Video games violence and the economic worth of the UK games industry took centre stage at a heated debate in the House of Commons this afternoon, as Labour MP Tom ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2009 at 4:42PM in News
Sony: £250 was the best we could do

Sony: £250 was the best we could do

SCEE president Andrew House has answered those who claim that Sony’s £50 PS3 price cut didn’t go far enough by saying that a £50 drop was simply as far as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2009 at 3:34PM in News
Sony: “We’re head-to-head with MS”

Sony: “We’re head-to-head with MS”

PlayStation platform holder Sony is in bullish mood ahead of the upcoming launches of both PS3 Slim and PSPgo, believing that its two new machines have given it the footing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2009 at 1:35PM in News
Sony promises no PS3 shortages

Sony promises no PS3 shortages

Despite yesterday’s warning from retailer Amazon that the new PS3 Slim is likely to be in short supply come its release next month, SCEE president Andrew House has claimed that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2009 at 11:54AM in News
House: Expect 'significant' sales spike

House: Expect 'significant' sales spike

Sony says retailers should expect a major increase in PS3 sales when the new slimline console arrives next month with £50 off the price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2009 at 11:28AM in News