Sony

Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its four operating segments – Electronics, Motion pictures, Music and Financial Services. These make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world. Sony’s principal business operations include Sony Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Mobile Communications, and Sony Financial. Sony is among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders and third-largest television manufacturer in the world, after Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics. Via Freebase

Sony Is Now The World's Biggest Music Publisher
Sony has for long been one of the biggest music publishers on the planet but from now on, it’s going to be the biggest publisher in the industry. The company today announced that it’s going to pay almost $2.3 billion to acquire a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing. This subsequently makes Sony the biggest music publisher in the world.

Sony: PS4 Entering The End Of Its Lifecycle
Sony’s PS4 was officially launched in 2013 which means that by this time it is roughly close to 5 years old. Given that consoles typically have a lifecycle of about 10 years max, this seems to suggest that the PS4 might be halfway through its lifecycle already. Sony might have recently confirmed that during the company’s Corporate Strategy Meeting, where according to PlayStation boss John Kodera, he claims that the […]

Sony Launches Smaller Version Of Its Digital Paper Tablet
Some of you might recall that several years ago, Sony launched the Digital Paper tablet which is basically a tablet that uses an e-ink touchscreen display that can be interacted with using a stylus, essentially providing users with never-ending pieces of paper that they can write and draw to their heart’s content.

The Last Of Us 2 Teased Ahead Of E3 2018 Reveal
It has been a couple of years since the folks at Naughty Dog officially announced The Last of Us Part 2 and given the success of the first game, it’s safe to say that many are eager to see what the sequel will be able to bring to the table. We didn’t get much in terms of details last year, but this year will change all of that.

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GTA 5’s Publisher Believes PS5 Will Be Arriving In 2020
Sony’s PS4 Pro hasn’t been out for too long but it seems that speculation about the PS5 has already begun. In fact it seems that Take-Two, the publisher behind titles such as GTA 5, has decided to weigh in on when the console will be launched. In a report from DualShockers, Take-Two’s CEO Strauss Zelnick offered up his predictions on when the console will launch.

Physical PS Vita Games Will Still Be Produced For Japan
Recently Sony had confirmed that they would ceasing the production of physical games for the PS Vita by the end of the fiscal year for 2018, which is basically March 2019. Given how old the PS Vita is and considering that there don’t seem to be any plans for a successor, we suppose this did not come as a surprise.

Sony Headphones Finally Get Google Assistant Support
It was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 in January that the Google Assistant support will soon be landing on a wide variety of devices. It has since made its way to many devices but Sony’s headphones had yet to receive support and that has finally happened today. Select Sony headphones now have support for the Google Assistant.

Sony Confirms They Are Ending Production Of Physical PS Vita Games
The Sony PS Vita handheld console is a bit long in the tooth now and with no public plans to launch a successor, it seems like the console is a few steps shy from being discontinued completely. In fact it seems that Sony is taking steps towards that as the company has confirmed that they are ending the physical production of PS Vita games.

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Could Be PS4 Exclusive DLCs
Having console exclusives are a great way for console makers to try and attract players to its platform. For example games such as God of War, Halo, and Mario have been pretty compelling reasons for gamers to pick one platform over the other. Now it looks like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 could have some PS4 exclusives.

Stardew Valley Launching On The PS Vita May 22
Sony’s PS Vita handheld console is a pretty old piece of hardware, but we imagine that there are probably still a ton of gamers out there who are happily playing with it even after all these years. The good news is that while developers might not be rushing out to create new PS Vita titles these days, the folks at Chucklefish and ConcernedApe have not forgotten about it.

Sony E3 2018 Announcements Will Focus On 'Deep Dives'
The biggest annual gaming convention is going take place next month and it has now been revealed that the Sony E3 2018 announcements are going to be focused on “deep dives.” Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shawn Layden mentioned during the latest PlayStation Blogcast that the company is going to take a slightly different approach to its E3 announcements this year.

Japan Display Unveils High-Resolution Screens For Use In VR
With virtual reality (VR) headsets being more or less up in your face, resolution is important because it means that the pixels are less obvious which in turn can make the experience more realistic and immersive. The good news for those who are PS VR users is that there is a chance that the next-gen VR headset from Sony could get some pretty insane displays.

Sony Clarifies They Are Not Profiting From Overwatch’s Pink Mercy Skin
We’ve seen from time to time how companies come up with new seasonal products meant to help raise awareness or money for a charity or cause. Such is the case with Blizzard’s Overwatch where they released a pink skin for the Mercy hero to help raise money for breast cancer research.

Sony Updates Warranty Policies Following FTC Warning
Recently you might have heard that the FTC has actually issued a warning to several companies, reminding them that stickers that claim that warranty is void if they are removed is illegal. One of those companies that was warned by the FTC is Sony and the good news is that the company has been quick to comply with the warnings.