Sony Computer Entertainment archive

  • Sony boss admits that he hasn't even seen PS4 console yet
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    Sony boss admits that he hasn't even seen PS4 console yet

    By 22 February 2013

    Disappointed that the Sony "Future of PlayStation" event went by without a single glimpse of the PS4 itself? Well, you're not alone, the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has claimed even he hasn't seen the final design of the PlayStation...

  • PS4 officially announced, the next generation is here
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    PS4 officially announced, the next generation is here

    By 21 February 2013

    Sony Computer Entertainment has finally unveiled the "Future of PlayStation" at its special press event in New York. Yep, the PS4 is here. "The gamer is the focal point for our efforts," said Andrew House, president of Sony Computer Entertainment. And...

  • The craziest PS4 renders on the 'net
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    The craziest PS4 renders on the 'net

    By 20 February 2013

    And so, we're a mere hours away from finding out what the "Future of PlayStation" looks like. Sony will hold its PlayStation Live press event at 11pm (UK time) tonight and the world will know exactly what the company's next-generation console is capable...

  • Watch the PS4 launch event right here, Pocket-lint hosts official live stream
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    Watch the PS4 launch event right here, Pocket-lint hosts official live stream

    By 20 February 2013

    Sony will unveil its next-generation console tonight, during its "Future of PlayStation" event and Pocket-lint has you covered. Not only will we be bringing you all the news as it happens, we've also partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment UK to offer...

  • Sony VP hints at spring announcement for PS4, before E3
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    Sony VP hints at spring announcement for PS4, before E3

    By 16 January 2013

    As rumours for the next-generation PlayStation hot-up, Sony Electronics VP of Home Entertainment Hiroshi Sakamoto hinted at its being announced this Spring. In an interview with Chilean publication Emol, the executive said  the PlayStation group at Sony...

  • New Sony PS4 dev kit now with developers, as further clues of what to expect emerge
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    New Sony PS4 dev kit now with developers, as further clues of what to expect emerge

    By 2 November 2012

    Sony’s new PlayStation 4 has taken a step closer to reality, with reports suggesting developers have been sent new dev kits in preparation for next year’s unveil. VG247 claims the “modified PC” is the second dev kit that has been sent to developers...

  • PlayStation 4 to be disc-less? Sony buys Gaikai cloud gaming service
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    PlayStation 4 to be disc-less? Sony buys Gaikai cloud gaming service

    By 2 July 2012

    Sony has spent $380m in acquiring cloud-based gaming company Gaikai, as the manufacturer makes strides into taking its gaming experience into the cloud. The partnership raises questions about what Sony's gaming division responsible for the PlayStation...

  • Sony PlayStation Vita firmware 1.60 pictures, video and hands-on
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    Sony PlayStation Vita firmware 1.60 pictures, video and hands-on

    By 15 February 2012

    When we reviewed the PlayStation Vita - due to launch on 22 February in the UK and US - the build of its system software didn't allow for video recording. The Photos application would only allow you to take, ahem, photos through the rear and front-facing...

  • WipEout 2048 review
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    WipEout 2048 review

    By 14 February 2012

    WipEout is as synonymous with PlayStation as a superfluous capital letter, even sharing the same trait. It helped shift the first Sony console on its launch in 1995, and it is hoped that the latest in the franchise will do the same this time around. There...

  • Sony posts $2 billion net loss in quarter 3 2011 - Kaz Hirai has mammoth task on hands
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    Sony posts $2 billion net loss in quarter 3 2011 - Kaz Hirai has mammoth task on hands

    By 2 February 2012

    Sony has posted its results for the third quarter fiscal year ended 31 December 2011 and has announced some shocking figures. The consumer electronics giant has revealed an operating loss of $1.176 billion for the quarter and a net loss of $2.038 billion...

  • PlayStation Suite SDK set for release - new games coming 2012
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    PlayStation Suite SDK set for release - new games coming 2012

    By 15 September 2011

    Plenty of technical terms to contend with in this one, so we will try our best to keep it simple. The PlayStation Suite SDK is released this November, which brings with it new gaming possibilities for Xperia Play-style PlayStation Certified devices. ...

  • PS3 passes 50 million units sales mark
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    PS3 passes 50 million units sales mark

    By 15 April 2011

    Launched four-and-a-half years ago, the Sony PlayStation 3 has now exceeded the 50 million sales mark, shifting its landmark unit at the end of last month. And PlayStation Move has recently surpassed 8 million sales worldwide. Sony puts the console's...

  • Sony PSP2 unveiled - codenamed NGP
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    Sony PSP2 unveiled - codenamed NGP

    By 27 January 2011

    Sony Computer Entertainment has given details of the successor to the PlayStation Portable (PSP) and awarded it the codename NGP (Next Generation Portable). It will feature a new interface that translates actions into inputs, location based entertainment...