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.


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Aibo Robots In Japan Get Their Own ‘Funeral’

Sony’s Aibo robots are probably one of the more iconic robots around, especially since they were introduced back in the day when consumer robots weren’t as common or readily available. However just like with real dogs, Aibo dogs don’t “live” forever and over in Japan, it seems that Aibo robots that are “dead” are being given their own funerals.


Sony Confirms Xperia Ear Duo Buds Release Date For The U.S.

Sony confirmed not too long ago that it’s going to sell its open style earbuds in the United States. What was initially a concept was later launched by the company as the Sony Xperia Ear Duo. These earbuds are a bit different from your average wireless earbuds in that they try to seamlessly blend your music with the outside world.


FTC Warns Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo Over Illegal Warranty Stickers

Last month we reported that the FTC had announced that those “warranty if removed” stickers you sometimes find on gadgets are actually illegal. This isn’t based on a new ruling or recently passed law, but rather it is based on the 1975 Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act that the FTC is just reminding companies about.


PlayStation 5 Parts Production Reportedly Ramping Up

If the reports are to be believed, Sony’s PlayStation 5 is only expected to arrive in 2020 at the earliest. This means that if you’re hoping to see it this year or even next year, prepare to be disappointed. However it seems that production on some of the components for the PS5 could already have begun and might be ramping up.


Analyst Claims Next-Gen Xbox & PlayStation Will Arrive In 2020

Many are understandably curious as to what the future might hold for consoles. Could companies be looking to launch brand new consoles, or could it be like the analysts predict and that we might see incremental upgrades with every refresh? That definitely remains to be seen, but as far as one analyst is concerned, 2020 could be the year we see next-gen Xbox and PlayStation consoles.


Sony’s X-Mount Lets You Attach Your Phone To The DualShock 4 Controller

There are games playable on our smartphones in which we are able to use a physical controller with. Given that there are some games that don’t play as well using touch controls, this is a welcome feature. In fact if you’re looking for a way to enjoy mobile gaming while using a controller, Sony might have something for you.


New ‘Venom’ Movie Trailer Released

So by now comic book fans have probably heard that Sony is releasing a new Venom movie later this year. The movie will star Tom Hardy in the role of Eddie Brock/Venom and just a couple of months ago, the first trailer for the movie was released. Unfortunately the trailer failed to give us a clue as to what Venom might look like.


Sony, Rovio Confirm New ‘Angry Birds’ Movie For 2019

Last year it was confirmed that a new Angry Birds movie was in the works but for those wondering about a release date, Sony and Rovio have recently confirmed that the movie is set for a release on the 20th of September, 2019. This means that fans will have a little over a year left before they’ll be able to check it out.


Sony, Carnegie Mellon Team Up To Research Cooking Robots

Robots that can cook and make drinks already exist, but could this be the way of the future where more of our F&B outlets will start turning to robots for that? That’s why Sony and Carnegie Mellon University want to find out as both organizations have teamed up for research on AI and robotics.


Yakuza 6 For PS4 Finally Launched In The United States

It has been a long wait for fans of Sega’s Yakuza gangster series and they will be delighted to know that the wait is finally over for them. Yakuza 6 for PlayStation 4 has now been released in the United States. Yakuza 6 was initially released in Japan back in December last year and it was always known that the developers would require additional time to get the title ready […]