Tag: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony has sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR headsets

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation VR is doing relatively well in the still-developing virtual reality space. The publisher revealed in a blog today exactly how many PSVRs it has sold “We’re also very excited to reveal that we have officially sold-through more than 4.2 million PS VR systems worldwide as of March 3, 2019,” […]

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Every PlayStation 4 State of Play trailer

Sony held its first State of Play event earlier today. The publisher used the video broadcast to reveal a number of trailers for upcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games. We’ve gathered up all of the PSVR trailers over here, and now you can check out every non-VR PlayStation 4 State of Play trailer right […]

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PlayStation VR State of Play roundup: No Man’s Sky, Blood & Truth, and more

Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed a plethora of new games coming to its PlayStation VR headset. That includes support for an older game and a followup from an early PSVR experience. During its State of Play video event today, which you can watch in full right here, the publisher revealed a number of new trailers. We’ve […]

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Watch Sony PlayStation’s State of Play video event live right here

Gamers around the world are about to find out if the state of our play is strong or not. Sony Interactive Entertainment’s State of Play is kicking off at 2 p.m. Pacific time (5 p.m. Eastern). And you can watch it by clicking play on the video above. Sony hasn’t said exactly what it’s going […]

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Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PS4 in February 2019

The current hardware generation is starting to show its age in terms of sales. That’s giving the younger Nintendo Switch an opportunity to snatch up a lot of hardware dollars. Nintendo’s hybrid home/handheld console outsold the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the U.S. last month, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. “Nintendo Switch […]

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Sony’s PlayStation business gets new president and CEO, Jim Ryan

Sony’s gaming business has a new leader stepping in to take the top job. Jim Ryan will take over as SIE president and CEO beginning April 1. He is swapping places with current president and CEO John Kodera, who will take over Ryan’s role as SIE deputy president. Sony is noting that Kodera will continue […]

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Rocket League has cross-platform play on everything after Sony joins the fun

Fans of vehicular soccer on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC can now all play together. Developer Psyonix revealed today that Rocket League is in PlayStation’s cross-play beta program. This finally enables the game to pair players on PlayStation 4 with everyone else. Full cross-platform goes live for Rocket League today. “Today’s announcement […]

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Sony acquires Audiokinetic and its popular Wwise sound tool

Sony Interactive Entertainment is making an acquisition to beef up its game-development toolkit. The publisher revealed that it is buying sound-engineering firm Audiokinetic. As part of this deal, Sony will take control of the Wwise toolkit that enables developers to easily add interactive audio to game worlds. Once the acquisition goes through, Audiokinetic will operate […]

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God of War postmortem — The making of God of War

Sony made a big bet on God of War, putting a team of 300 people to work for years (and nearly five for the game’s creative director) on the PlayStation 4 exclusive. And it all seemed worth it when the game debuted to accolades in April 2018, and then won Game of the Year at […]

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PlayStation Network is down: Sony attempting to fix the outage

The PlayStation Network is offline, and Sony is working to get it repaired. This outage is affecting all of Sony’s PlayStation consoles and services. It has updated its status website to confirm that PSN is down. “You may have some difficulty signing in or creating an account on PlayStation Network,” reads an update on the […]

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Epic delays Fortnite’s account-merging tool to 2019

If you are waiting for the chance to bring together your Fortnite items from the PlayStation 4 version and the other versions together under one account, well you’re already used to waiting. Epic has delayed its account-merging tool, which it planned to launch before the end of November. Now, it is telling fans that it […]

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E3 is fine, claims the group that runs E3

This is fine: That’s the tone of a press release out of the Entertainment Software Association today. The organization, which operates the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show, is dealing with the news that Sony won’t bring PlayStation to E3 2019. And that is making many people wonder why they would even care about E3 at all. […]

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Tetris Effect review — Video games get their Kuleshov effect

In the early part of the 20th century, Soviet filmmaker Lev Kuleshov did a series of experimental movies to determine where viewers draw meaning from a series of images. In these short films, Kuleshov would show a person’s face followed by shots of various actions. His point was that no one shot or image has […]

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PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console of September in the U.S.

Well, dress me in spandex and call me Shocker, because I can’t believe that Marvel’s Spider-Man drove PlayStation 4 to huge sales in September. The friendly neighborhood superhero debuted to massive success. It was the best-selling game last month, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. On the back of that game, PlayStation 4 was […]

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PlayStation Network is down — Sony engineers are working on a fix

PlayStation Network is down for a significant number of PlayStation owners. Sony has confirmed the outage, and fans are complaining about “PSN down” on social media. The publisher says it has people working to get the online service back up and running for everyone. “You may have some difficulty launching games, applications, or online features,” reads […]

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PlayStation Network gets name changes — I call dibs on Xx420BeastLazerxX

PlayStation Network is getting name changes. Sony Interactive Entertainment is adding this feature to its PSN service as part of a PlayStation Preview Program beta. “We’re happy to announce that we will soon begin testing the long-awaited feature that will allow users to change their PlayStation Network Online ID from their PlayStation 4 system,” PlayStation […]

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