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We're not ones to look a gift horse in the mouth, but when it comes to cross-play support in Fortnite, Sony needs to get its story straight on why exactly it has it taken so long to finally embrace the gamer-friendly feature. Were there technical barriers that stood in the way, or weren't there? The latest comments by... Read more...
To celebrate the launch of Marvel's Spider-Man, the hotly anticipated game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation 4 Pro, Sony released a limited edition PS4 themed after the arachnid super hero. Themed consoles are nothing new, though this one seems... Read more...
Square Enix’s long-awaited and mysterious video game Left Alive finally has an official release date. The game was originally supposed to be released by the end of 2018, but is instead slated for February 28th, 2019 in Japan for PC and the Playstation 4. The official release date was announced during Sony’s pre-Tokyo... Read more...
The era of the Playstation 2 is over. Sony Japan’s aftercare service for the PlayStation 2 is ending after 19 years of operation. Aftercare services for the system will officially end on September 7th. PlayStation 2 owners had roughly two-and-a-half months to fill out an online form to have their console repaired one last time. Those who Read more...
Sony has not exactly been a champion of supporting multiplayer gameplay across different platforms, otherwise known as crossplay. If there was a time and place to reverse course, it would be now, in Fortnite, the world's most popular battle royale shooter. Sony is sticking to its guns, however, drawing ire from not... Read more...
It seems ridiculous that in this day and age of video gaming, cross-play support isn't a standard feature across the board. Things have improved, sure, but there is still a long way to go. One of the holdouts is Sony, and if you were hoping the company would change its mind in the wake of increased pressure, you're... Read more...
When it comes to flagship smartphones, Sony doesn't often get mentioned in the same breath with the likes of Samsung and Apple, or even Huawei and Xiaomi. However, that doesn't mean that the company is no longer putting out quality hardware. In fact, the company's new Xperia XZ3 shows that it can still build a... Read more...
When a new design "feature" is introduced on a smartphone, it doesn't take long for the copying machines to fire up. Take for instance the display notch. The notch didn't make much of an impression when it debuted on the Essential Phone last year, but the Apple iPhone X sparked quite the explosion in similar design... Read more...
If you have kids, it's inevitable that they will eventually ask you for a puppy. Sure, it sounds easy to say 'No,' and we all know they won't make good on their promise to take the dog out every day to use the bathroom. But darn it, it's also all to easy to give in. Or you could come up with a compromise and buy a toy... Read more...
Sony is billing its new Cloud Remote for PS4 as being simple to use, easy to program, and a compact accessory. It is also relatively affordable for what it can do, especially compared to ultra-advanced universal remotes like the higher end stuff Logitech offers. Part of what sets the Cloud Remote for PS4 apart... Read more...
Up until this point, VR headsets haven't exactly taken the gaming world by storm with respect to sales. Despite the masses not yet getting on the VR bandwagon, Sony has managed to sell quite a few PlayStation VR headsets around the world thanks in part of aggressive price discounts and a bold move last Christmas to... Read more...
The PlayStation brand has meant big business for Sony over the past [nearly] 25 years, and during that time, we’ve seen the release of the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 and the current PlayStation 4. Since its inception, Sony has sold a cumulative 500 million PlayStation consoles worldwide, and to... Read more...
Much to the dismay of gamers, new and old, Nintendo abruptly stopped production of its wildly popular NES Classic Edition console last year before it had a chance to satiate demand. It was an unpopular decision, one that Nintendo rectified when it brought the throwback console back to life this past June. Nintendo... Read more...
Sony has begun shipping a new flagship phone, the Xperia XZ2 Premium, though you better be ready to spend some big bucks if you want to bring one home. The handsets costs $999.99 (let's just call it a grand), and there is no cheaper option. There also is not a more expensive option—it is available in a single... Read more...
Do you need a new smartphone and have $1,000 burning a hole in your pocket? If so, you can resolve both problems by heading over to Amazon and pre-ordering Sony's Xperia XZ2 Premium, the company's newest flagship phone. To help soften the blow, Sony is including a set of its Xperia Ear Duo wireless earbuds, which... Read more...
We now have a release date for Sony's flagship Xperia XZ2 Premium smartphone in the US market, that's the good news. The bad news is the price. Sony announced this week that its feature-packed Xperia XZ2 Premium will be available to pre-order online at Amazon and Best Buy starting July 9, 2018, with a suggested retail... Read more...
Sony has been come under increasing pressure due to its unflinching policy of blocking PlayStation 4 cross-play with other consoles (i.e. the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch). In the past, this policy has drawn complaints from gamers, but nothing like what we've seen with Fortnite. Gamer outrage has been immense since... Read more...
The heat is being dialed up on Sony over its wildly unpopular stance on Fortnite cross-play. As you know, Fortnite is cross-platform capable, and is available to play on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, macOS and iOS. PlayStation 4 gamers are able to play against those on the PC, macOS and iOS, but... Read more...
Are we having fun yet? E3 has not been a disappointment, with many of the big names coming out and announcing new games, products, and services. Count Sony among them. Fans of The Last of Us will be interested to know that developer Naughty Dog is working on a sequel for the PlayStation 4 console, and Sony showed off... Read more...
What kind of video game elicits multiple play-throughs? Quantic Dream’s latest video game Detroit: Become Human offers players a variety of dialogue choices that can deeply affect the lives of characters in the game. Detroit: Become Human was released worldwide yesterday and has received generally favorable reviews... Read more...
It's no secret that the PlayStation 4 has been outselling the Xbox One during this console generation. Both consoles launched at around the same time way back in 2013, but Sony long ago proved that it had the upper hand this time around. In fact, Microsoft gave up trying to compete in the "numbers game" and stop... Read more...
Sony might not be a dominant force in the smartphone market like Samsung, but the company is still belting out excellent smartphones powered by modern chips. Such is the case with the new Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact Android 8.0 Oreo flagships, which Sony announced will go up for pre-order starting April... Read more...
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