Entries in 'PlayStation' (218)

PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PlayStation 4 has been the best-selling games console every month of the year to-date, Sony has told MCV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Own Dishonored on PS3? You can nab the PS4 Definitive Edition for half price

Own Dishonored on PS3? You can nab the PS4 Definitive Edition for half price

Fans of Bethesda’s steampunk-flavoured RPG will be able to experience the revamped version of the game at a significant discount.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 11:02AM in News
Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

GamesAid broke its own poker tournament fundraising record earlier this week, with the industry chipping in almost £7,000 towards the charity.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
New Horizons Pluto probe powered by original PlayStation processor

New Horizons Pluto probe powered by original PlayStation processor

There are a lot of things that ran on the first PlayStation – Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy VII, Crash Bandicoot. But what about an interplanetary space probe?

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 15th 2015 at 9:52AM in News

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Sony: PlayStation Now will 'refresh' older franchises, extend industry lifecycle

Sony: PlayStation Now will 'refresh' older franchises, extend industry lifecycle

Sony is hoping that its ever-developing game streaming service PlayStation Now will slow down the rapid turnover of titles in the industry.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 4:49PM in News
Sony on potential PS4 price cut: 'We'll leave it where it is for now'

Sony on potential PS4 price cut: 'We'll leave it where it is for now'

PS4's success in Europe is a sign that the hardware doesn't need a drop in price, according to Sony's chief for the region.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 1:01PM in News
Xbox vs PlayStation: Who won E3?

Xbox vs PlayStation: Who won E3?

The man sitting next to us fell to his knees.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2015 at 12:19PM in News

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MCV Award Winners 2015: PlayStation on playing to win

MCV Award Winners 2015: PlayStation on playing to win

This year, PlayStation walked away with not one, but two of the marketing prizes from the MCV Awards

on Jun 23rd 2015 at 9:50AM in News
Treyarch: Call of Duty's PlayStation partnership won't harm the Xbox game

Treyarch: Call of Duty's PlayStation partnership won't harm the Xbox game

Call of Duty is now in camp PlayStation, but developer Treyarch insists Xbox fans should not worry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2015 at 11:27PM in News
PlayStation on Xbox backwards compatibility: It's good we're doing different things

PlayStation on Xbox backwards compatibility: It's good we're doing different things

PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan says the backwards compatibility of Xbox One is a legitimate strategy in trying to upgrade 360 players.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2015 at 10:56PM in News
Was PlayStation's E3 Press Conference a triumph or disaster? The industry responds

Was PlayStation's E3 Press Conference a triumph or disaster? The industry responds

Vapourware became just… well… ware at Sony’s E3 press conference last night.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:50PM in News

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Final Fantasy VII is dominating the E3 YouTube battle

Final Fantasy VII is dominating the E3 YouTube battle

If YouTube viewer numbers are the barometer of E3 excitement, then it’s Final Fantasy VII that has stolen the show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
SONY: Guerrilla Games' new IP is Horizon: Zero Dawn

SONY: Guerrilla Games' new IP is Horizon: Zero Dawn

Killzone creator Guerrilla Games has revealed a brand new franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 16th 2015 at 2:24AM in News
E3 2015: When is the Square Enix press conference

E3 2015: When is the Square Enix press conference

Square Enix is back at E3 with a big press conference, which will start at 6pm UK time (or 10am LA time) on Tuesday, June 16th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 14th 2015 at 3:25AM in News
OPINION: E3 may be over for you

OPINION: E3 may be over for you

The words: ‘E3 just isn’t as relevant as it used to be’ are invariably said by two sets of people. Either those with a vested interest in its decline, or ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 12th 2015 at 10:55AM in News

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Evidence of micro-transactions in Metal Gear Solid V surfaces

Evidence of micro-transactions in Metal Gear Solid V surfaces

Recent rumblings about micro-transactions in Konami’s upcoming stealth title Metal Gear Solid V appear to have been backed by Sony’s Playstation Store.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:06AM in News
Playstation Vue Mobile TV streaming app receives limited release for iPad devices

Playstation Vue Mobile TV streaming app receives limited release for iPad devices

Sony's TV streaming service Playstation Vue has begun rolling out to iPad devices, with the app being soft launched in select US cities.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 11th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
BBC's Watchdog investigating PlayStation's digital refund policy

BBC's Watchdog investigating PlayStation's digital refund policy

PlayStation’s digital refund policy is to be the focus of a segment on tonight’s (Thursday May 28th) Watchdog.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 11:11AM in News
PlayStation admits 'sparse' 2014 line-up, promises to sign more third-party deals

PlayStation admits 'sparse' 2014 line-up, promises to sign more third-party deals

Andrew House, the president of the PlayStation business, says the company will go after more third-party exclusives for PS4 this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 28th 2015 at 9:35AM in News
PlayStation E3 Experience to be simulcast in North American theaters

PlayStation E3 Experience to be simulcast in North American theaters

Sony has revealed plans to simulcast its E3 2015 press briefing at select movie theater locations throughout the US and Canada.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2015 at 2:06AM in News
Sony president confirms upcoming Bloodborne expansion

Sony president confirms upcoming Bloodborne expansion

From Software isn’t done with its spiritual successor to the Souls series just yet.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 8:50AM in News
Sony opening Project Morpheus studio in North West England

Sony opening Project Morpheus studio in North West England

PlayStation is setting up a development studio in North West England dedicated to make games for its Project Morpheus VR headset.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 19th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
PlayStation's Gara talks price wars, Bloodborne, No Man's Sky and Black Friday

PlayStation's Gara talks price wars, Bloodborne, No Man's Sky and Black Friday

As Sony celebrates hitting 2m PS4s sold in the UK, MCV meets UK MD Fergal Gara to discuss price wars, the next generation of PS4 owners and what has happened ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2015 at 11:31AM in News
PS4 sells 14.8 million in a year, PlayStation annual profit up to £261.5m

PS4 sells 14.8 million in a year, PlayStation annual profit up to £261.5m

Sony’s latest financials have revealed a bright 12 months for the company’s games business.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 30th 2015 at 10:07AM in News