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  • Home Console Gaming May Suffer Death By A Thousand Cuts, Rather Than A Major Revolution

    Home Console Gaming May Suffer Death By A Thousand Cuts, Rather Than A Major Revolution

    The Ouya is making its way out to backers even now (though my shipping notification still hasn’t arrived. Grrr.) and judging by early impressions, it’s no silver bullet to take down behemoths like Sony and Microsoft. The $99, Android powered console still isn’t fully formed exactly, but it’s doubtful that between now and June 25 it’ll take on giant-killer proportions. Read More

  • What Games Are: Should Sony Move Beyond PlayStation? Crunch Network

    What Games Are: Should Sony Move Beyond PlayStation?

    On Feb 20th, Sony is holding a press conference in New York for which we assume is the PlayStation 4. Yet, is that really the smartest move that the company could make? With the argument that the PS idea’s time has gone, wouldn’t Sony be better served by rejuvenating their entire operation (including its brand) and letting go of the past? Read More

  • “New And Improved” Hulu Plus For PlayStation 3 Is Faster And Easier To Navigate

    “New And Improved” Hulu Plus For PlayStation 3 Is Faster And Easier To Navigate

    If you’re even a casual gamer, you know that video game systems and platforms have come a long way in the past twenty years. I’m old, so I remember rockin’ out to the Atari 2600, enjoying each and every pixel that passed by on my little TV. Those days are over, and video game systems like Xbox and PlayStation 3 let you enjoy more than just games, including social networking… Read More

  • Capcom Announces Surprising November Release For Resident Evil 6 (First Trailer)

    Capcom Announces Surprising November Release For Resident Evil 6 (First Trailer)

    One of the world’s biggest video game franchises is getting a new title: Capcom today announced Resident Evil 6 [JP] for the Xbox 360, Sony PS3, and the PC. What’s interesting is that the company also said when exactly the game will come out, namely on November 20 in North America and Europe, and two days later in Japan. Note that the release dates are for the console versions, the… Read More

  • Sony Shares Holiday Sales Numbers For The PlayStation

    Sony Shares Holiday Sales Numbers For The PlayStation

    Sony Computer Entertainment reported some solid sales numbers for its various PlayStation systems for the past holiday season today. Sony says that they moved a total of 6.5 million PlayStation 2/3/PSP/Vita units worldwide (Sony defines “holiday season” as between November 21 and January 5 in Asia, November 21 through December 31 in America, and November 18 through December 31… Read More

  • Overview: Japan’s Video Game Market In 2011 (Sales, Hardware, Software)

    Overview: Japan’s Video Game Market In 2011 (Sales, Hardware, Software)

    Japan’s video game industry is the world’s second biggest (after the US), but it’s on a downward streak for the fifth consecutive year. Based on sales, the country’s video game industry has contracted by as much as 8% year-on-year, Japan’s biggest gaming magazine Famitsu is reporting [JP]. Between December 27, 2010 and December 25, 2011, Japanese game… Read More

  • Review: The Playstation 3D Display Lets You Bring All Of Your Friends

    Review: The Playstation 3D Display Lets You Bring All Of Your Friends

    Back at E3, the gaming world let out a collective groan when Sony announced they were making a special 3D TV for the PS3. However, that groan swiftly turned into a clamor of adoration once it was explained that the TV, in addition to displaying 3D content, would also allow two players to play side by side, seeing different displays through two pairs of 3D glasses. Called SimulView, it was… Read More

  • Other OS Class Action Case Against Sony Dismissed

    Other OS Class Action Case Against Sony Dismissed

    The “Other OS” controversy is one of those things that, while in a way trivial, is really a proxy battle over a much larger problem. Briefly stated, Sony upset some users by removing the ability to install another OS on their PS3, an option that allowed the powerful console to be used as a PC, media center, or pretty much anything. The removal of this option and effective outlawing… Read More

  • Sony Wins The Internet Today With The PS3 Ad Spot <em>Michael</em>

    Sony Wins The Internet Today With The PS3 Ad Spot Michael

    Love or hate gaming, this Sony advert properly captures the very essence of video games. It’s about the experiences. It’s about the memories. Video games allow a person to, even briefly, become someone else, and enter their life and see a different world. Link, Ghost, and Gordon Freeman all become part of a gamer’s narrative with just as much consequence as Tom Sawyer or… Read More

  • Sony’s 3D Display For Gamers To Arrive In Japan In November

    Sony’s 3D Display For Gamers To Arrive In Japan In November

    Do you remember the 3D HD display specifically designed for gaming that Sony Computer Entertainment unveiled back in June at E3? It took them a while, but now big S in Japan announced [JP] the final release date for the device in its home market: November 2. For the equivalent of US$582, buyers will get the 24-inch monitor itself, an HDMI cable, and a set of 3D glasses. A game isn’t… Read More

  • NINOKUNI: Sony Japan Announces Limited Edition (And Pretty) PS3

    NINOKUNI: Sony Japan Announces Limited Edition (And Pretty) PS3

    Japan is getting yet another special edition PS3: Sony announced [press release in English] the so-called “PlayStation3 NINOKUNI magical edition” bundle pack for the local market today. In the package, buyers will find a PS3 in “magical gold” color with a pearly touch, in addition to Ni No Kuni, a fantasy RPG currently in development at Level-5. The PS3 comes with a… Read More

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