Tag: Sony

Days Gone: Video capture from our first play session with the PS4 exclusive

Days Gone, Sonys’ big exclusive for the PlayStation 4, debuts on April 26. We’ve got a copy of it and are playing through the game right now. Check out some of the gameplay from my first session with Bend Studio’s full game. In this play session, I happened to emerge from Copeland’s Camp — about […]

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Nintendo gets nearly a quarter of gaming’s 1.5 million TV ad impressions between March 16 and April 15

Nintendo’s been busy promoting the Switch hybrid console, and it shows: The publisher is in first place when it comes to the most-seen gaming industry TV ads, while Xbox lingers behind, followed by Respawn Entertainment. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the TV ad measurement and attribution company, to bring you a monthly report on TV […]

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Sony nuked PlayStation VR’s biggest problem by promising PS5 support

Contrary to conventional wisdom, the best-selling consumer electronics products aren’t necessarily a company’s latest or highest-end products; mass-market customers often gravitate instead towards affordable models with good enough performance. That’s the reason console makers keep last-generation models around after launching superior sequels: as long as there’s a promise of at least token continued support, “old” hardware […]

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Newzoo: Top 25 public game companies generated over $100 billion in 2018 revenue

Market researcher Newzoo reported that the top 25 public game companies account for nearly 80 percent of the global market, and they generated $107.3 billion in revenue out of a total $134.9 billion market in 2018. That was the first time the top 25 have exceeded $100 billion in annual revenue. Tencent was the No. […]

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AMD beats out Nvidia and Intel for PlayStation 5 processor — and what that means for gamers

Advanced Micro Devices will provide the central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU) that will become the heart of the Sony’s next PlayStation home gaming console, which could debut in 2020. In some ways, that’s no surprise, as Sony has worked with AMD for more than five years on the inner hardware for […]

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PlayStation 5 first details: SSD, ray tracing, 8K, and 3D audio

Sony has revealed the first details of its next video game console to Wired. While the machine does not have a name yet, the company will likely dub it the PlayStation 5. Mark Cerny, who was the lead system architect for the PlayStation 4 and is now working on the new console, told Wired that […]

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Sony: PlayStation VR will be compatible with PlayStation 5

Well ahead of Sony’s introduction of a next-generation console, likely to be called PlayStation 5, the company’s lead system architect has confirmed that the current PlayStation VR headset will remain compatible with the new machine. The revelation came from Mark Cerny, who has spearheaded development of the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro for Sony, in […]

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Sony Didn’t Let Bungie Enable Destiny 2 Cross-Platform Character Transfer

Bungie may have wanted to enable cross-platform transfer of Destiny characters in Destiny 2 but it was reportedly stopped by Sony from offering this functionality. This according to a new report which claims that Bungie really wanted to make this happen for players but the exclusivity partnership with Sony didn’t allow it to move forward […]

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Sony files patent for PSVR esports tournament spectator tech

Own a PlayStation VR headset? One day you might be able to watch esports leagues from inside virtual reality. Sony recently filed a patent application titled “Spectator View Into An Interactive Gaming World Showcased In A Live Event Held In A Real-World Venue.” The patent describes using an array of cameras to make the VR user […]

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step into the future of robotics with sony at milan design week 2019

experience, interact and enrich your life with robots at sony’s ‘affinity in autonomy’ exhibition during milan design week 2019. with an evolving spectrum of moving colors and sounds, visitors can explore the immersive installation through five distinctive spaces. each scenario – from an initial awakening through to a friendly association – offers different interactions that […]

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PS4, Nintendo Switch, And Xbox One Being Investigated For Consumer Rights Violation

The PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One consoles and the companies that make them, Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft respectively are now being investigated for consumer rights violation. The Competition and Markets Authority has announced that it has launched an investigation into numerous business practices exercised by these companies which may violate consumer rights. Advertising […]

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How Iron Man VR landed on PlayStation VR

For Ryan Payton, the moment of truth is drawing near. A few years ago, he convinced Jay Ong, the head of Marvel Games, to entrust him with Iron Man. Payton’s studio, Camafloj, finally revealed what it was doing this week with Iron Man VR. They have been trying to perfect Iron Man’s flights of fancy […]

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No Man’s Sky Beyond VR hands-on — A huge galaxy in virtual reality

No Man’s Sky is live in virtual reality. Not just a piece of it, or a demo version. No Man’s Sky Beyond VR is entirely accessible through the Sony PlayStation VR headset. You can visit the whole darn galaxy if you want. And if you have been playing it a lot, you can see your […]

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Concrete Genie hands-on — A beautiful game that brings out your inner artist

Concrete Genie is about a kid whose job is to take a magic paintbrush and bring back colors to an ugly city. Its trailer shows what the PlayStation VR game’s story is like. It shows a young artist named Ash who is bullied at school, and how that sets the boy’s imagination loose in painting […]

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