Articles with the tag Sony

Spider-Man Gets a Makeover for ‘Amazing 2′

Sony has released the first image of Andrew Garfield as the title character in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and it shows some huge changes to the Spidey suit that Garfield wore in the first movie. Let’s take a close-up look and compare.

The 10 Things We Know About the PlayStation 4

The biggest news at Sony’s big PlayStation 4 unveiling event might have been what they didn’t reveal. No look at the console itself. No pricing. But here are the ten big things we did learn.

Sony Shrinking the PS3 Again

At the Tokyo Game Show, happening now, Sony just took the wraps off of a brand new version of the PlayStation 3 that’s smaller, lighter — and costs more.

New PSN Exclusive: Rain

A boy becomes invisible, but he can be seen in the rain. Meet Rain, a new PlayStation Network exclusive just revealed at Gamescom.

History of Hand-held Consoles

For avid video gamers, there is nothing better than taking your game on the go with a hand held console. These hand-held video games have come a long way since the original Nintendo Gameboy was released. Below you can find information of a few of the best hand held consoles that have been released in […]

E3 2012: PlayStation

Sony hauled out the big guns for its moment in the E3 spotlight, including major new IP (Beyond! The Last of Us!) and the latest titles from favorite franchises like God of War. They also had some surprising announcements.

Sony Announces PlayStation Vita’s 25 Launch Titles

The new handheld PS Vita launches on February 22nd in North America, and Sony has finally announced the complete game lineup that will be available that same day. It’s a very strong showing, with 25 titles planned for launch day, and more than 100 games currently in development.

New Xbox in 2013, PS4 in 2014?

Develop Online is reporting that “industry sources” believe that the next generation of Xbox will land in 2013, while the PlayStation 4 won’t come until “at least 2014.”

PSVita Release Date Announced

The PlayStation Vita, Sony’s next-gen PSP handheld, is coming, with all its high-tech new bells and whistles. Would you like to know when?

What Do You Think of DLC Subscriptions?

Love it or hate it, DLC is the new normal in the world of video games. You pay $50-$60 for your boxed game disc, and then the publisher expects you to shell out around $10 (or more) extra to download additional multiplayer maps or entire episodes of solo play. But is it fair?

PS Vita: Not This Year

Hope you’re ready to settle in and wait a while before getting your hands on Sony‘s successor to the PSP, because it ain’t arriving until next year. Christmas this year will be conspicuously “next-gen handheld” free, despite earlier statements from Sony that the PSV would be on sale this holiday season. Except in Japan.

Will You Pay to Play Used Games Online?

EA, Sony, THQ, Ubisoft, and Warner Bros. Interactive have all announced plans to start charging for “Online Passports,” which will be required purchases for players who want to play with used game discs. Specifically, these $10 passports will be needed to play multiplayer games (like Ubisoft’s Driver: San Francisco, pictured above), but there’s nothing to keep […]

When Will Sony & Microsoft Release New Consoles?

Now that Nintendo has announced its intentions to jump the generational gap with the forthcoming Wii U, chatter around the industry inevitably must turn to its two chief rivals, and when they might answer Nintendo’s challenge with brand new hardware of their own.

E3: Sony Shows Off “PSVita” & 3D TV

PSVita. That’s the name Sony has given to its PlayStation Portable successor. And let’s just say that the name has been met with less enthusiasm than the device itself — which looks pretty darn great. Sony also showed off footage and demos from their hottest upcoming titles. But will 2011 always be Sony’s year of […]

First NGP Games Unveiled

Sony’s forthcoming successor to the PSP is expected to be one of the big headline-grabbers next week at E3, but in advance of that mega-event, they’ve taken the wraps off of three titles gamers can expect to play on the NGP (which is heavily rumored to be called the PSVita). First and foremost on the […]

E3 2011 Predictions

E3 is just two weeks away! Can you believe it? What delicious (and what vaporware) delights will E3 2011 bring to gamers? What surprises do Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have in store for their pre-E3 media extravaganzas? What games will walk away from the week with the heaviest buzz? It’s impossible to predict what secrets […]

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Coming 10/18/11

Sony has just announced that Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, the ninth game in the series (if you don’t count Secret Agent Clank), will be available on October 18th, 2011 in North America. The PS3 exclusive is getting several pre-order incentives in the form of extra playable characters, but you’ll have to choose carefully […]

Sony Giving I.D. Theft Insurance to PSN Users

Another day… and still no PSN. With Sony’s investigation into the cyber attack that took down PlayStation Network still ongoing, the electronics giant has revealed some details about the “Welcome Back” package that all PSN users will soon be receiving. Among Sony’s gifts to woo you back to PSN: $1 million in identity theft insurance […]

Sony Launching 2 Gaming Tablets

Perhaps trying to take the focus off of the colossal disaster currently happening over on PSN, Sony today announced that a pair of tablets dedicated gaming are being added to the “PlayStation Certified” line-up of products. The “Sony Tablets” will join the Xperia Play telephone as part of this product line, which will primarily play […]

Who Took Down PSN?

In a situation that for gamers is quickly growing to “Who shot JFK?” proportions, the PlayStation Network (PSN) — Sony’s answer to Xbox Live — was effectively killed by an external source sometime last Thursday, forcing Sony to completely rebuild the entire system. That’s five long days without the PlayStation Store and PS3-exclusive MMOs, which […]