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God of War: Ragnarök sets a strong example for next-gen gaming accessibility options

Sony and Microsoft have been rivals in gaming for decades, but one positive aspect that has come out of that recently is a renewed focus on accessibility that has seen both companies pushing the bound

Sony delivers a killer new pair of earbuds

Surprise! While we were all (understandably) preoccupied with the latest addition to Sony’s excellent over-ear headphones, the LinkBuds S managed to mostly fly under the radar. This likely happened

Sony confirms its new PlayStation Plus tiers will launch on June 13, reveals list of games

Sony announced today that its revamped PlayStation Plus gaming subscription tiers will launch in the United States on June 13th. The new PlayStation Plus tiers offer similar benefits to Microsoft&#821

The best headphones just got better (and pricier)

When it comes to headphones, Sony’s got to work harder than many. Apple, Samsung, even Google — these companies are able to move a lot of product based largely on their smartphone businesses.

Epic raises $2B at a nearly $32B valuation to build its kid-friendly metaverse

Fortnite-maker Epic Games announced today that it has raised $2 billion in funding from Sony and Kirkbi, the parent company of the Lego Group, with both companies investing $1 billion each. This lates

Grafana Labs raises $240M Series D

Grafana Labs, the company behind the popular Grafana visualization tools (and a contributor to other open source projects like the Prometheus monitoring system), today announced that it has raised a $

E3 2022 canceled, planners say gaming show will return next year

Back in January, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced that it had canceled plans for the return of an in-person E3. The news came as Omicron concerns lingered following the end of th

8 open source companies from YC Demo Day Winter ’22

Wicked fast VPNs, data organization tools, auto-generated videos to spice up your company’s Instagram stories … Y Combinator’s Winter 2022 open source founders have some interesting ideas up the

Daily Crunch: Child-friendly Amazon Glow video chat projector now available across the US

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Sony officially unveils its revamped three-tier PlayStation Plus subscription service

Sony is officially introducing its revamped PlayStation Plus gaming subscription service, the company announced on Tuesday. The new offering is called PlayStation Plus and will bundle Sony’s two cur

Sony suspends PlayStation store and console sales in Russia

Sony is the latest company to pull business out of Russia in light of the country’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine. Sony’s gaming division Sony Interactive Entertainment announced Wednesd

Daily Crunch: Ransomware group threatens to release Nvidia’s ‘most closely guarded secrets’

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Sony and Honda reveal plans to jointly make and sell electric vehicles

Sony’s current favorite big tease is playing at being a carmaker, and today it announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with real automaker Honda to discuss and develop that id

Daily Crunch: How to remove common consumer-grade spyware from your Android phone

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Behold the orby new PlayStation VR2 headset

Sony dropped a quick reference to its upcoming virtual reality headset back at CES. That’s kind of what Sony does at the show most years — offer a bunch of nuggets about upcoming products with

Sony Ventures Corporation hits first close of its $215M fourth fund 

Sony Ventures Corporation (SVC) announced today that it has completed the first closing of its $215 million (25 billion JPY) fourth fund, Sony Innovation Fund 3 (SIF3), to back all stages of emerging

Sony’s new headphones have giant holes to let sound in

Sony makes some of the best headphones. The WF-1000xm5? Terrific. WH-1000xm4? Fantastic. One of the best things about the latter is their noise canceling. It’s true that they’re long overdue for a

‘Horizon: Forbidden West’ is the final boss of the outgoing gaming generation

It’s hard to imagine a bigger game than Horizon: Forbidden West. The second in the open-world series following the adventures of Aloy, future cave woman, in a post-apocalyptic landscape populate

Microsoft says it will open up the Xbox store in light of the Activision Blizzard deal

Microsoft is working to warm lawmakers up to its plans to bring a collection of the world’s most popular video games under its wing. The company announced its intention to buy Activision Blizzar

Daily Crunch: Citrix to be acquired by Vista and Evergreen/Elliott in $16.5B all-cash deal

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