Tag: Sony

NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in September

As Microsoft and Sony slowly sunset their current-generation consoles, Nintendo is maintaining its momentum. The Nintendo Switch was the top-seller in September, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. “Nintendo Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform of September and remains the best-selling platform of 2019,” NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. Of course, the Switch […]

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Sony Building Towards A Venom And Spider-Man Confrontation

With Sony pretty much owning the movie rights to Spider-Man and all things Spider-Man related, many did wonder if Tom Holland’s Spider-Man could potentially star in Sony’s Venom movie. After all, both characters have clashed countless times in the comics and once in the movies. Advertising However, that did not happen with the first movie, […]

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Sony patent may hint at features of rumored PSVR 2

A seemingly uninteresting patent recently granted to Sony may reveal some features of the hotly rumored new PSVR 2. Let’s Go Digital first spotted the patent for a “data processing device.” Now, the patent itself isn’t directly detailing a new version of PSVR, but some of the diagrams used to illustrate the patent reveal PSVR features we’ve […]

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Concrete Genie review — Heartwarming story, beautiful art, but tough controls

If you ever felt the urge to take a magic paint brush and beautify the walls of a dilapidated city, then you’ll understand the basic gameplay of Concrete Genie. This game lets you create, or “paint,” works of art, as if you were creating masterpieces with the simple flick of a motion controller. You play […]

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Accessibility finally matters to the game industry — but it needs to do better

Globally, 2.6 billion people spanning across geographical regions, generations, and socioeconomic backgrounds take part in digital gaming. This is a big portion of our world’s population, so unsurprisingly, it doesn’t — and shouldn’t — stop at players with disabilities. In fact, approximately 92% of people with impairments play video games, and there are more than […]

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PlayStation 5: The 4 features that matter (and 4 that don’t)

Sony is slowly building a public vision for the PlayStation 5. In an interview about the next-gen console with Wired today, it confirmed the PS5 name and its holiday 2020 release window. Sony Interactive Entertainment president Jim Ryan and PS5 architect Mark Cerny also gave some new details about the system’s features. PS5’s previously revealed […]

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Concrete Genie hands-on video — escaping bullies and restoring a town with art

It’s hard to screw up the art that you splash on the walls of a town in Concrete Genie. You use the motion controller for the PlayStation 4 to “paint” art templates onto the town in hopes of bringing the abandoned fishing village of Denska back to life. The game from Sony’s small Pixelopus studio […]

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How To Connect A PS4, Xbox One Controller To An iPhone

For the longest time ever, if you wanted to connect a gaming controller to your iOS device, the only official way to do that would be to look for MFi accessories. Unfortunately, some of these accessories might not necessarily be the best option, but thankfully when Apple launched iOS 13, they finally included support where […]

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Sony And Disney’s ‘Spider-Man’ Scuffle Came To An End After Repeated Appeals From Tom Holland

Tom Holland recently celebrated Peter Parker’s return to the MCU with a fitting Wolf of Wall Street clip, but evidently, he played a huge role in this news materializing in the first place. Yes, the happy outcome to the Sony-Disney Marvel beef (which had led to a parting of ways on the web slinger with […]

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PlayStation Now gets price cut to $10 as xCloud looms

Sony is giving PlayStation Now a price cut to stay competitive as new options enter the market. PlayStation Now is a subscription service to a huge number of PlayStation games. It enables players to stream from the cloud or download and play directly from a PS4. Now, its price is more in line with Microsoft’s […]

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Xbox overthrows Nintendo for most-seen TV ads game industry ramps up spending

Xbox has overtaken longtime chart-topper Nintendo for TV ad impressions in the most recent 30 days; its commercials account for almost 60% of the industry’s impressions. Football, both college and NFL, was a huge driver of impressions for Xbox. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the always-on TV ad measurement and attribution company, to bring you […]

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Sony And Disney Make Up, Spider-Man Is Now Back In The MCU

Last month, it seemed that following a historic deal and a ton of success, Sony and Disney could not come to a new agreement regarding Spider-Man and his involvement in the MCU. This eventually led to Sony essentially getting up from the negotiations table and saying that they were done. Advertising This was obviously extremely […]

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