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  • With Infamous: Second Son, Sony Has A Console Selling Exclusive

    With Infamous: Second Son, Sony Has A Console Selling Exclusive

    The console wars are in full swing, and Microsoft gave gamers a lot to get excited about with the launch of Titanfall last month. Sony fired back with its own high-profile console exclusive launch last week, and it’s a fan favorite that’s sure to get PlayStation gamers excited. Infamous: Second Son is a spin-off for what is arguably the best original superhero story ever released as a… Read More

  • PlayStation 4 Supply Issues Will Be Fixed This Summer

    PlayStation 4 Supply Issues Will Be Fixed This Summer

    Sony is selling its PS4 as fast as it can. But the company has experienced supply constraints ever since its launch in November 2013. And don’t expect to find a PS4 on your store shelf anytime soon — Sony told the WSJ that it doesn’t expect to meet demand before this summer. Yet, the console only recently launched in Japan, its home country. While Sony managed to sell 300,000… Read More

  • The Console Market Is In Crisis

    The Console Market Is In Crisis

    Neither of the games industry's new flagship boxes -- the PS4 and the Xbox One -- is selling well compared to previous generations of flagship home consoles. The console market as a whole appears to be shrinking significantly — and that’s having a knock-on impact on games studios and game development. Read More

  • The Head Of Sony Computer Entertainment Steps Down

    The Head Of Sony Computer Entertainment Steps Down

    Jack Tretton has left the game. The longtime Sony executive is stepping down from his role as President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America where he was essentially in charge of the state-side PlayStation division. The news comes from a late-day press release that doesn’t reveal any details about the departure. It simply states that “this is a result of a mutual agreement… Read More

  • Microsoft Cuts The Xbox One Price In The UK

    Microsoft Cuts The Xbox One Price In The UK

    The Xbox One will soon be a bit cheaper ‘cross the pond. Starting this Friday, the Xbox One will be £399.99 in the UK. That’s a drop of £30 from its launch price. While the cut will certainly make the console a bit more attractive, the PS4 is still less expensive and raking up impressive sales numbers. It’s unclear if the Xbox One will see similar price cuts in other markets. Read More

  • Sony Beats Its PS4 Sales Target, With 5.3M Consoles Sold In 3-Months

    Sony Beats Its PS4 Sales Target, With 5.3M Consoles Sold In 3-Months

    Sony has surpassed it own full-year target of selling five million PS4 units by the end of March, reporting today that it had sold 5.3 million units as of February 8. Read More

  • Sony’s Credit Rating Cut To “Junk” By Moody’s

    Sony’s Credit Rating Cut To “Junk” By Moody’s

    Bond credit rating agency Moody’s cut the credit rating of Sony from Baa3 to Ba1 with a stable outlook — Ba1 is also just below investment grade. In other words, Sony is considered a speculative investment right now and it will become harder for the company to borrow money. Today’s downgrade comes from its volatile net profit. Despite many staff cuts, some divisions, such as its… Read More

  • What Games Are: Local Stream Gaming

    What Games Are: Local Stream Gaming

    Valve and Sony both made big announcements at CES, but both visions look problematic. Sony is trying to push cloud-service gaming, an idea that failed with Onlive. Meanwhile Steam Machines seem overpriced and it's hard to know what problem they solve. Are both over-solving a much simpler problem: local streaming of games in the home? Read More

  • Sony PlayStation 4 | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Sony PlayStation 4

    The console wars are in full swing, and no contender is more focused on hardcore gamers as the PS4. Sony's next-gen PlayStation is not like the Xbox One, which is leaning more toward the media console space than ever before. Instead, the PS4 is built squarely for the gaming enthusiast. Read More

  • Sony Sells Over Two Million PS4 Units In Two Weeks

    Sony Sells Over Two Million PS4 Units In Two Weeks

    After revealing that Sony had sold 250k PS4 units in the UK over opening weekend, the company has finally announced global sales over the past two weeks. According to Sony's PlayStation blog, the company sold 2.1 million units of the PlayStation 4 in the past two weeks, starting on November 15th on launch day. Sony also mentioned that, in the first 24 hours of availability, the company sold… Read More