Tag: Sony

God of War takes Game of the Year, 9 of 23 awards at DICE Awards

God of War swept the big awards at the game industry’s peer honors celebration the DICE Awards, taking home nine of 23 of the awards. The big win for Sony and its SIE Santa Monica Studio is a validation of the Japanese company’s strategy of greenlighting PlayStation 4 exclusives with huge single-player campaigns — something […]

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photographers capture the world’s most incredible phenomena

the world photography organisation has shared the shortlisted photographers in the open and youth categories of the 2019 sony world photography awards. attracting a record-breaking 326,000 submissions from 195 countries and territories, it showcases talent from around the world, boasting wondrous architecture, emotive portraits, and unbelievable moments across humanity. synergy of humanity by eng chung tong, malaysia, shortlist, open, culture (open competition), […]

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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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Sony ‘CinemaWide’ Trademark Hints At The Xperia XZ4’s Display

Image credit – @OnLeaks/MySmartPrice Sony’s next flagship smartphone is expected to be the Sony Xperia XZ4, which leaked photos and specs have clued us in on some features that we can expect. Now according to a trademark filing spotted by LetsGoDigital, the company has filed for the trademark for “CinemaWide”. The trademark has been classified […]

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February 2019 PlayStation Plus games — For Honor and Hitman

Sony has revealed February’s free slate for PlayStation Plus subscribers, which includes the service’s last games for last generation’s PlayStation 3 and the handheld Vita. The monthly selection free games is an incentive to get people to keep paying for the $10-a-month PlayStation Plus, which also gives you access to online multiplayer. Microsoft and Nintendo […]

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Why NetEase and Quantic Dream are teaming up for games on multiple platforms

For the past 12 years, Quantic Dream has been making exclusive video games like Detroit: Become Human and Heavy Rain for the PlayStation 4. But Chinese internet company NetEase Games announced today it has acquired a minority stake in Quantic Dream. And that means that Quantic Dream will now make interactive storytelling games for a wider number of platforms. The […]

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Can anyone beat PlayStation’s TV ad impressions?

It’s becoming a familiar sight: PlayStation at the top of the most-seen gaming industry ad ranking for the fourth month in a row. But also notable is Nintendo’s disappearance from the top five; instead, King takes second place followed by Xbox. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and […]

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Fate/Grand Order hits 5 million downloads in U.S.

Fate/Grand Order is one of the most popular mobile games in the world, and it’s beginning to find legs in the United States. Aniplex of America Inc. — a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment — said today that English version of this mobile role-playing game has reached 5 million downloads in the U.S. Fate/Grand Order […]

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Google and Sony debut OpenCue, an open source render manager for visual effects

Visual effects rendering is a computationally expensive undertaking. In order to bring James Cameron’s Avatar to life, for instance, Weta Digital had to process up to eight gigabytes of data per second a day for over a month in an onsite 10,000-square-foot server farm. The machines inside said farm were as beastly as they come: […]

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sony’s new chocolate aibo will act as watchdog over your home

update 23/01/2019: sony has announced the first new color variant of its rebooted aibo robot dog. the ‘chocolate’ edition retains the white legs and paws of the original aibo but now has a coat in two shades of brown. it’s available for preorder in japan from today with shipping on february 1st. image courtesy of sony in other […]

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