Entries in 'Sony' (261)

Gran Turismo Sport has a hopefully final release date

Gran Turismo Sport has a hopefully final release date

We now have what should hopefully be a final release date for PS4 racer Gran Turismo Sport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2017 at 10:14AM in News
Pachter says 2019 PlayStation 5 release would be perfectly timed

Pachter says 2019 PlayStation 5 release would be perfectly timed

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that Sony will not release the PS5 until 2019 or 2020 – and is right to do so.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2017 at 10:47AM in News
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy: Vicarious Visions talks history and return

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy: Vicarious Visions talks history and return

Following up on a fan favourite franchise after a seven years hiatus is never an easy task. But imagine the pressure when the main character of that series has been ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 30th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Psyonix always gets 'same answer' from Sony about cross-platform Rocket League

Psyonix always gets 'same answer' from Sony about cross-platform Rocket League

The developer of Rocket League has said that at least one person from its team has been in touch with Sony every day since launch, and that the topic of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2017 at 11:01AM in News

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PS4's TV and Video services get a refresh

PS4's TV and Video services get a refresh

Sony has re-worked the streaming video services section on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2017 at 10:35AM in News
Sony was surprised by Resident Evil 7's VR success

Sony was surprised by Resident Evil 7's VR success

The higher-than-expected number of players who tried Resident Evil VII in VR was a surprise to Sony and has shaped its PS4 strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2017 at 10:22AM in News
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Reaching out - We Are Reach on Twitch vs YouTube and why more publishers should have official VOD channels

When Twitch announced in March it was going to sell games and give creators and developers the chance to earn a cut of each sale, the industry wasn’t sure what ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 20th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
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E3 2017: Play time or story time?

Academic studies of video games have long pondered the relative merits of gameplay vs story, or ludology vs narratology as it’s often called. While we leave such critical musings to ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 16th 2017 at 11:00AM in News

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Stand and deliver - how and why publishers make us wait after E3

E3 press conferences were once littered with titles that wouldn’t see retailers’ shelves for years. But there looks to be a new sense of immediacy spreading across these events and ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 16th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
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E3 according to Facebook - more women posting, Sony generate biggest conversation spike

More women are talking about E3 on social media than ever before, according to new figures from Facebook. Over the past 30 days, 43m people made 115m E3-related Facebook posts, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 2:38PM in News
Sony on Xbox One X power: Devs will work to the lowest common denominator

Sony on Xbox One X power: Devs will work to the lowest common denominator

PlayStation platform holder Sony has said that the Xbox One X's power advantage over PS4 Pro will likely not be as evident as some suspect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2017 at 9:51AM in News
Microsoft responds to PlayStation's crossplatform omission

Microsoft responds to PlayStation's crossplatform omission

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has bitten in what is almost approaching a war of words in the crossplatform multiplayer dispute.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2017 at 9:33AM in News

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Horizon Zero Dawn DLC puts Sony exclusive on track to hit 'Uncharted territory' and 8m lifetime sales - SuperData

Analysts might not have made up their minds about Microsoft's Xbox One X reveal at this year's E3, but most seem to be in agreement that Sony showed a much ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 14th 2017 at 4:45PM in News
A Way Out

Indie GoneGone - where are all the indies at E3 2017?

EA's been marching to its own E3 drum for a couple of years now, but last weekend saw the publisher putting players at the heart of its event like never ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 14th 2017 at 12:35PM in News
Sony addresses crossplatform multiplayer block

Sony addresses crossplatform multiplayer block

With true crossplatform multiplayer now very much a reality, Sony has tried to explain why PS4 has left itself isolated from the party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2017 at 9:44AM in News
Sony confirms 60.4m PS4 sales

Sony confirms 60.4m PS4 sales

Total global sales of the PS4 console have now reached “more than 60.4m units”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:31AM in News

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VIDEOS: Spider-Man, God of War and Days Gone

VIDEOS: Spider-Man, God of War and Days Gone

Sony's relatively light array of new titles at its E3 show in the early hours of this morning does no detract from the strong catalogue of games already in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Shadow of the Colossus remake and Horizon DLC revealed

Shadow of the Colossus remake and Horizon DLC revealed

In a showcase that was surprisingly light on new announcements, it was the confirmation of a full and proper remake of cult hit Shadow of the Colossus that stole the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 9:29AM in News
Minecraft

Microsoft 'would love' to have PS4 join Minecraft crossplay initiative

Last night Microsoft announced it was bringing crossplay functionality to Minecraft, allowing gamers to play together and use their DLC purchases and save files across a multitude of different platforms. No ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 2:50PM in News
Gold and Silver PS4s confirmed for the UK

Gold and Silver PS4s confirmed for the UK

Two new PS4 hardware colour options have been confirmed by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2017 at 11:17AM in News
Sony talks PS4 vs Xbox: "Europe is fortress PlayStation"

Sony talks PS4 vs Xbox: "Europe is fortress PlayStation"

The PS4 has sold three times the amount of the Xbox One in Europe, according to Sony exec Jim Ryan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2017 at 10:14AM in News
PSVR

PSVR hits 1m sales worldwide

Sony's global game development chief Shawn Layden has confirmed the company's sold more than one million PlayStation VR units worldwide, according to a new interview with Time

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 5th 2017 at 3:55PM in News
PlayStation UK confirms London Pride 2017 sponsorship

PlayStation UK confirms London Pride 2017 sponsorship

The UK arm of PlayStation has confirmed that it will sponsor London Pride 2017.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2017 at 11:39AM in News
PS3

Sony ends production of PS3 in Japan

After more than ten years on shop shelves, Sony has finally ceased production of the PlayStation 3, according to the official Japanese PlayStation website.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 30th 2017 at 9:50AM in News
Developer Curators added to PlayStation Store

Developer Curators added to PlayStation Store

Sony has launched a new curation system on PSN's PlayStation Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2017 at 10:31AM in News