Entries in 'Sony' (619)

PS4 Link app arrives on Vita with next firmware update

PS4 Link app arrives on Vita with next firmware update

Sony’s Playstation 4 companion app will arrive for Vita onboard the device’s next firmware update.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
Simply Games says PS4 upgrade offer is "largely a retailer-led initiative"

Simply Games says PS4 upgrade offer is "largely a retailer-led initiative"

Online retailer Simply Games has confirmed to MCV that it’s PS4 pre-order upgrade plan has not been forced upon it by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 3:55PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V breaks PSN sales records

Grand Theft Auto V breaks PSN sales records

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V has not just been breaking records on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 2:17PM in News
Sony details nifty second screen smartphone PS4 app

Sony details nifty second screen smartphone PS4 app

PS4’s smartphone companion app will offer a host of extra functionality for owners of the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2013 at 1:30PM in News

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Yoshida: No question smartphones hurt handheld market

Yoshida: No question smartphones hurt handheld market

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida admits that there's “no question” smartphones have “badly hurt” handheld sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 7:44AM in News
A4T readies PS4 accessories for launch

A4T readies PS4 accessories for launch

Peripherals firm A4T has secured the rights to create its range of official PS4 accessories.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 12:34PM in News
PS3 auto download feature extended to non PS+ subscribers

PS3 auto download feature extended to non PS+ subscribers

A new PS3 firmware update has extended the ability to enable automatic downloads to non-subscribers of PlayStation Plus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 11:35AM in News
European version of Beyond: Two Souls is censored

European version of Beyond: Two Souls is censored

Sony has confirmed that the European version of Beyond: Two Souls is missing content found in the US release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 1:24PM in News

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Guerrilla moving on from Killzone, working on new IP

Guerrilla moving on from Killzone, working on new IP

Dutch studio Guerrilla Games is looking forward to a future beyond the Killzone IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 4:08PM in News
PSN will be ready for Killzone: Shadow Fall's 50GB download, Sony says

PSN will be ready for Killzone: Shadow Fall's 50GB download, Sony says

Sony is doing all it can to prepare PSN for a post-PS4 world where game download sizes will hit an eye-watering 50GB.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 2:02PM in News
Middle Eastern PS4 release date confirmed

Middle Eastern PS4 release date confirmed

PS4 will be released in the Middle Eastern just before Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 10:55AM in News
China to lift console sales ban

China to lift console sales ban

The console video game market is about to get a hell of a lot bigger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 2:23PM in News

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Did Sony just admit that it nearly abandoned Vita?

Did Sony just admit that it nearly abandoned Vita?

It isn’t always possible to interpret interview answers with 100 per cent accuracy, but comments from Sony suggest that the Vita was nearly scrapped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:03PM in News
Sony unconcerned by Xbox One's seven-day UK head start over PS4

Sony unconcerned by Xbox One's seven-day UK head start over PS4

That Xbox One will arrive in the UK a week before PS4 does not give it an advantage, Sony has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 3:05PM in News
£430 PS4 Killzone bundle coming to UK

£430 PS4 Killzone bundle coming to UK

A bundle including a PS4 console, two DualShock 4 controllers, Killzone Shadow Fall and a PlayStation Camera is coming to the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 2:02PM in News
Sony's Gaikai service may stream games to TVs, PCs, mobile devices

Sony's Gaikai service may stream games to TVs, PCs, mobile devices

Playstation game streaming service Gaikai may eventually alllow users access to content on devices outside of Sony's gaming hardware, such as smartphones, tablets, computers and televisions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2013 at 12:05AM in News

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Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Western interest in the recently-revealed Playstation Vita TV has exceeded Sony’s expectations, according to senior vice president Masayasu Ito.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 7:02AM in News
FPS creators consulted on DualShock 4 design; Testing OK'd parallel sticks

FPS creators consulted on DualShock 4 design; Testing OK'd parallel sticks

Sony says that “major FPS creators” were consulted on the design of the PS4’s DualShock 4 joypad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 12:14PM in News
Sony hopes to recoup PS4 unit losses via game and subscription sales

Sony hopes to recoup PS4 unit losses via game and subscription sales

The PlayStation 4 console will be sold at a loss, Sony has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 11:51AM in News
Sony confirms Kinect-like voice and gesture control for PS4

Sony confirms Kinect-like voice and gesture control for PS4

PS4 users will be able to control some elements of the console using gestures and voice.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 9:28AM in News
Sony's Gaikai service bringing PS3 titles to PS4 and Vita in 2014

Sony's Gaikai service bringing PS3 titles to PS4 and Vita in 2014

Sony has revealed its Gaikai-powered cloud-streaming service will launch in 2014, offering an initial selection of PS3 games for play on PS4, Vita, and Vita TV.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 5:45AM in News
CONFIRMED: Digital PSN version of GTA V performs worse than Blu-ray release

CONFIRMED: Digital PSN version of GTA V performs worse than Blu-ray release

Rockstar and Sony are likely to face calls for refunds after it was found that the digital download version of Grand Theft Auto V performs badly compared to its disc-based ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 10:35AM in News
Sony sets PS4 sales target at 5m consoles by March 2014

Sony sets PS4 sales target at 5m consoles by March 2014

Sony has projected 5m sales for Playstation 4 by the end of its current fiscal year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:20AM in News
Gran Turismo 6 schedule "very tight" with large day one patch planned

Gran Turismo 6 schedule "very tight" with large day one patch planned

It will be a shock to no-one to hear that Polyphony Digital is up against it to get Gran Turismo 6 ready for its December 6th release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Sony: We don't do mid-sized games any more

Sony: We don't do mid-sized games any more

A lot has been written about PlayStation’s remarkable journey over the last few years.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 17th 2013 at 3:35PM in News