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Sony has updated its PlayStation website to include a dedicated section just for PC games. The company has been making a larger investment in the PC gaming arena, with several of its big titles, such as Spider-Man, making their way to Steam and Epic stores. The new PlayStation Games for PC page acts as a landing page for those looking to Read more...
Microsoft is trying to buy Activision-Blizzard in what would be the largest game developer acquisition to date. The merger would give Microsoft control over an enormous swath of the "core" game demographic, at least from a Western perspective. The process has entered regulatory review, which invites competitors and... Read more...
In November of 2020, Sony launched the much anticipated PlayStation 5. The device included an ultra-high speed SSD allowing for significantly fast load times on a console and showcased some very impressive graphical hardware for the small package. Epic Games even showcased an amazing new tech demo for its  Unreal... Read more...
After announcing last month that Marvel's Spider-Man would shed its PlayStation exclusivity and join the PC realm in August, Sony has now offered up some additional details, including what special features are included and what kind of hardware you'll need to run the game in all its ray-traced glory. Sony also shared... Read more...
Sony is facing a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of concealing an alleged defect in its PlayStation 5 console that causes it to "suddenly crash and power down" when playing video games. As an aside, the lawsuit also claims that supply issues have added to the frustration, noting that it's extremely difficult... Read more...
One of the best features of the PlayStation 5 is the ability to upgrade the internal storage with an off-the-shelf solid state drive (SSD). There are certain size and speed requirements, but there are a whole lot of SSDs that are compatible with Sony's latest generation game console. In case you needed added peace of... Read more...
There are several good reasons why some people still prefer physical media over the convenience of digital downloads and streaming content. Highlighting one of those reasons, Sony is getting ready to pull hundreds of purchased movies from people's PlayStation Store libraries, without any refund that we're aware... Read more...
Sony looks to take the smartphone camera title with its 1-inch sensor made specifically for smartphones, the IMX989. The Japanese company is looking to outperform its South Korean rival Samsung, which was the first to introduce cameras that went beyond the 100MP barrier. Samsung has been leading the way in terms of... Read more...
Sony is starting to show some love for gaming on the PC platform (like remastering the PlayStation exclusive Marvel's Spider-Man for PC) and it's looking for something substantially more meaningful than a one-night stand. To prove it's interested in a long-term relationship. Sony has announced its first hardware... Read more...
The PlayStation 5 is gigantic for a game console. There's no two ways about it; Sony's latest dedicated gaming system is a beast of a machine that occupies more space than a typical Mini-ITX custom PC. It's bigger than the Falcon Northwest Tiki we just reviewed, and that machine came with a GeForce RTX 3080... Read more...
Most of us are likely tightening our budgets due to current economic trends. Nevertheless, Sony apparently believes there is a market for those who crave both nostalgic and luxurious items. As such, Sony just announced its gold-plated Walkman and it costs more than most big screen OLED TVs, even ones from... Read more...
Sony has seen the light and has major plans to publish more games on the PC platform, including ports of popular PlayStation exclusives. As such, Marvel's Spider-Man: Remastered and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales are both swinging over to PC with "PC-specific features such as adjustable render settings and... Read more...
You can take some amazing photos with a smartphone these days, even nighttime shots of the stars and dimly lit environments, depending on the specific model you own (see our Pixel 6 Pro review for an example of this). Nevertheless, professional photographers by and large still turn to Digital SLR (DSLR) and mirrorless... Read more...
If you've been pulling your hair out trying to find a PlayStation 5 in stock since it came out, you're probably running out of follicles by now. Making matters worse, it's not uncommon for restock events to include forced bundles or be hidden behind a membership paywall just for a chance at scoring one before the... Read more...
Fan's of Sony's PlayStation Virtual Reality (PSVR) headset have been patiently waiting on an updated version. Here is what we know so far about that long awaited upgrade for the PlayStation 5 console. Design The PSVR 2 headset will have the same black and white color scheme as the PS5 console, and will feature a... Read more...
It's hard to believe that it's been a year and a half since the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 came out, and even harder to fathom that they're still difficult to find in stock. That is, unless you're willing to pay an obscene markup by a marketplace seller. Forget that nonsense because if it's the Xbox Series X... Read more...
During an investor briefing, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) CEO Jim Ryan offered a blunt assessment of the PS5 stock situation, saying Sony's ability to supply the market with its latest-generation console is "the one area where we've fallen short of expectations." In the next breath, however, he promised that... Read more...
If you managed to get your hands on a PlayStation 5 console and have been holding off buying a second controller, now is the time. The DualSense (voted best controller of all time) has never been cheaper than it is right now, and in a variety of color options, too. The discount is part of Sony's wide ranging Days of... Read more...
Let's recap: it's 2022, and the vast majority of displays in the world refresh at 60Hz or some multiple thereof. Aside from some fancy gaming monitors—which usually have the option to refresh at 120Hz as well as their native 144Hz - 200Hz, or whatever—basically everyone has settled on the 60Hz standard for now. It... Read more...
There is only one week left of Destiny 2 Season of the Risen. We know very little about Season 17 so far, but there are still a few ways to prepare for the upcoming season. Here are some of the best ways to get ready for Destiny 2’s Season 17. Double Down on Flinch Resistance Bungie announced at the end of April that the Resilience character Read more...
Sony is making a more spirited run at subscription gaming with a retooled PlayStation Plus service that is now just weeks away from launching with new tiers, and the big question on everyone's minds is the the launch games lineup will look like. Well, now we know. In a blog post today, Sony shared what PlayStation 5... Read more...
As you may have heard, Microsoft has been gaining ground on Sony in the console wars. While Sony easily took the crown in the previous generation with its library of popular exclusive titles, Microsoft is slowly clawing back market share. This could be for many reasons, including the low cost of the popular Xbox... Read more...
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