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Sony may unveil two new versions of the PS4 next month

Sony will reportedly unveil two new versions of the PlayStation 4 at its upcoming New York press event on September 7.

PlayStation 4’s new beta software reduces clutter, improves multitasking

The beta for PlayStation 4’s 4.00 operating system arrives tomorrow for those enrolled, and Sony wants to give everyone a preview of what it brings to the table. The most noteworthy features are

Sony will likely unveil the PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’ on September 7

September 7 is going to be a busy day. Sony sent out invites for a press event in New York. The company will likely unveil the successor to the PlayStation 4. On the same day, Apple could also hold it

PlayStation VR play area requirements detailed, seated play recommended

PlayStation VR is set to arrive on October 13, but a new official pamphlet being distributed by the company (via Polygon) sheds some light on what players can expect in terms of space requirements and

Sony posts $205M profit as downsized mobile business stops bleeding cash

Sony posted a slim ¥21.2 billion ($205 million) profit for its Q1 2016. That's down on the ¥82.4 billion profit it carded this time last year, but in general the quarter was a mixed bag of positives

Good VR is great — and bad VR is abysmal

I don't want VR to be boring. It's strange to think that something so futuristic and promising, something we've looked forward to for decades, could be boring, but I can't deny it, since I've experien

Sony discusses its virtual reality play in a market full of like-minded headsets

Between Oculus, HTC, Samsung and a slew of smaller hardware manufacturers, 2016 is the year that VR presence played out like a hockey stick graph at E3. To say it’s the story of the show is to great

The PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’ is real, but Sony won’t show it at E3

In an interview with the Financial Times, Sony Interactive Entertainment president and global chief executive Andrew House confirmed that the PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’ is real. But don’t expect to see

Sony’s PlayStation 4 races past 40M sales

Sony continues to impress with the PS4 after the games console passed 40 million sales to date.

Sony finally says it’s adding 2FA to PlayStation Network

It looks like Sony is finally gearing up to add two-factor authentication to the PlayStation Network -- some five years after a massive data breach compromised the details of millions of users, includ

Sony is launching PS4 remote play on Mac and PC tomorrow

A few months after <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/11/27/sony-to-launch-ps4-remote-play-on-mac-and-pc/">teasing the feature</a> on Twitter, Sony is adding remote play on Windows and OS X wit

Sony announces plans to make PlayStation games for iOS and Android

It looks like Sony will follow Nintendo's cue and focus on mobile gaming. The company announced today [in Japanese] that it has formed a new business unit that will bring PlayStation titles and IP to

Sony’s PlayStation VR headset bundle will cost $500, pre-orders start March 22

Earlier this week, Sony announced that its PlayStation VR would be available for the low price of just $399. Given that competing VR headsets like the Oculus are at least $200 more expensive, people w

GameStop CEO Says PlayStation VR Will Start Shipping This Fall

With launches already looming for both the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift, virtual reality fans have been earnestly awaiting details for the last major HMD to join the party, the Playstation VR. Yest

What Do The App Store, PlayStation 2 And The Roman Empire Have In Common?

If you casually follow tech industry headlines, you might be convinced that the app store model is the bright future of software distribution. So when I say, “I have clear evidence that the app stor

PlayStation Network Is Down — Time To Read A Bloody BOOK?

Yes, it's that part of the day where we get to check in on fun things that are broken while you're doing actual work. Today's fun thing that's broken is PlayStation Network (PSN).

Sony To Become First Company To Offer A La Carte TV Service With The PlayStation Vue

Today at Sony’s E3 2015 press conference the company announced that it will unbundle its Vue streaming channels and offer the stations a la carte. In doing so, Sony becomes the first provider to

Watch Sony’s PlayStation E3 2015 Press Event Live Right Here

Sony’s E3 press event happens at 6 PM PT/9 PM ET tonight, and we can expect a lot in the way of game announcements, along with likely pricing and release timeframe info for Project Morpheus, the

Sony’s New Spotify-Powered Music Service Goes Live For PlayStation

If you're a PlayStation owner who is also a Spotify addict, then there's good news for you today since Sony and the music streaming service have teamed up to let you listen to your tunes while you gam

TC GameCast Episode 5: Oculus Rift And Picking A Game Console

This week Darrell Etherington, Ed Zitron, and I spent most of the podcast talking about the Oculus Rift, with a slight detour into the world of consoles in the latter half.
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