Entries in 'ps2' (140)

Andrew House is scratching his head

PlayStation CEO Andrew House: Not messing with the PS4 business model was just common sense

The boss of Sony’s PlayStation business told MCV he is ‘literally scratching his head’ over the game ownership debate that dogged the Xbox One announcement.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
3DS version of FIFA 14 is also a re-skin, EA confirms

3DS version of FIFA 14 is also a re-skin, EA confirms

Updated kits and squad rosters are the only addition to the 3DS version of FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 2:20PM in News
PS4 pre-orders are beating PS2 and PS3; "We're seeing a sea change"

PS4 pre-orders are beating PS2 and PS3; "We're seeing a sea change"

Sony is claiming a record number of pre-orders for the upcoming PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2013 at 1:18PM in News
EA bets on FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360; Ultimate Team overhauled

EA bets on FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360; Ultimate Team overhauled

Forget Xbox One and PS4, as EA pledges to keep investing in current generation FIFA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 9:00AM in News

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GameStop issues last call for PS2 trade-ins

GameStop issues last call for PS2 trade-ins

GameStop has announced it will no longer take trade-ins for PS2 hardware, accessories and games after this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
OPINION: Farewell to the PS2, the greatest console the world has ever known

OPINION: Farewell to the PS2, the greatest console the world has ever known

I vividly remember the first time I experienced PS2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 9:53AM in News
The end of era - Sony has produced its last ever PS2

The end of era - Sony has produced its last ever PS2

Sony has confirmed that it has ceased all production of the mighty PlayStation 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 8:55AM in News
Japanese PS2 production halted - the first step toward PS4?

Japanese PS2 production halted - the first step toward PS4?

Sony has stopped manufacturing the amazingly successful PS2 in Japan.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:58AM in News

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Interview: SCE UK MD Fergal Gara

Interview: SCE UK MD Fergal Gara

MCV sat down with PlayStation UK boss Fergal Gara shortly after E3 to discuss Vita, Wonderbook, the challenges at UK retail and how PSN can grow the market for all.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 12:51PM in News
Sony's games division suffers £29m Q1 loss

Sony's games division suffers £29m Q1 loss

Sony's games division has posted a $45m (£28.9m) operating loss for the quarter ending June 30th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 10:28AM in News
Alan Duncan leaves PlayStation UK

Alan Duncan leaves PlayStation UK

Marketing director Alan Duncan has left SCE UK after almost 13 years at the platform holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 19th 2012 at 5:40PM in News
Sony rejected EyeToy Kama Sutra pitch

Sony rejected EyeToy Kama Sutra pitch

EyeToy Kama Sutra could have been a notable addition to Sony’s PS2 library – had the platform holder known how to go about QA testing it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2012 at 3:44PM in News

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PS2 games to arrive on PS3 in Japan this month

PS2 games to arrive on PS3 in Japan this month

Sony is to introduce a number of PS2 games for PS3 in Japan later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2012 at 12:59PM in News
Bach: Sony PS3 mismanagement helped Xbox 360 success

Bach: Sony PS3 mismanagement helped Xbox 360 success

Former Microsoft executive Robbie Bach has said that mistakes made by the Sony management in the transition between PS2 and PS3 played a big part in the tremendous success of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2012 at 9:07AM in News
PS2 Killzone coming to PS3 on PSN

PS2 Killzone coming to PS3 on PSN

Guerrilla Games’ 2004 PS2 shooter Killzone is to receive a release on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2012 at 2:14PM in News
Ico creator's departure from Sony confirmed

Ico creator's departure from Sony confirmed

The Last Guardian boss Fumito Ueda has left Sony but will finish the PS3 adventure game on a contract basis.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 13th 2011 at 9:45AM in News

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Jak and Daxter HD Collection on the way?

Jak and Daxter HD Collection on the way?

Sony could be on the verge of announcing yet another retro franchise HD remake – Jak and Daxter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 11:23AM in News
Sony releases forgotten PS2 classics on PS3

Sony releases forgotten PS2 classics on PS3

Some of PS2’s most critically acclaimed but commercially unspectacular titles have been confirmed for release for PS3 on PSN this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 10:40AM in News
Disaster Report series scrapped

Disaster Report series scrapped

Developer Irem has stopped production of its Disaster Report games following Japan’s tsunami and earthquake.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 30th 2011 at 11:18AM in News
PlayStation 2 hits 150m sales

PlayStation 2 hits 150m sales

Almost 11 years on from its Japanese debut in March 2000, Sony's PlayStation 2 has now passed 150m unit sales across the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 12:04PM in News
Sony launches PS2-enabled TV

Sony launches PS2-enabled TV

Electronics giant and platform holder Sony has launched a brand new HD TV that includes a PS2 built-in.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2010 at 3:52PM in News
The PS3 ‘can sell more than PS2’

The PS3 ‘can sell more than PS2’

As the most successful home console the world has ever known, Sony’s PS2, celebrates its tenth birthday in Europe, former SCEE president Chris Deering has said that the PS3 could ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2010 at 3:28PM in News
JAPAN: PS2 remains most popular console

JAPAN: PS2 remains most popular console

The world’s most successful home console still holds a commanding position in Japanese homes, according to a survey conducted by CESA on the last day of this year’s Tokyo Game ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2010 at 12:59PM in News
PlayStation enjoying Latin boom

PlayStation enjoying Latin boom

Sony is to embark on a dedicated marketing campaign in Latin America following a tremendous boom for the PlayStation market in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2010 at 9:53AM in News
Hirai: PS3 can beat PS2

Hirai: PS3 can beat PS2

The man standing at the top of Sony’s games business believes PS3 has shrugged off its stuttering start and is on course to become the firm’s most successful console to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2010 at 9:00AM in News