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This Looks Familiar

Does this controller remind you of anything?
Tags: Science, Playstation, Sony, PS5

Veteran Jedi Academy PC Players Are Joining Online Console Games and Slaughtering Opponents

The people wanted crossplay in games, and they got it. After debuting on the original Xbox and PCs back in 2003, Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy has been ported to the Nintendo Switch and PS4, complete with online multiplayer. But new players are finding that feature a challenge as veteran PC players have figured…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Games, Science, Video Games, Multiplayer, Sony, Playstation 4, Ps4, Jedi Academy, Nintendo Switch, Star Wars Jedi Knight Jedi Academy

The Battle Between the PS5 and Xbox Series X Isn't Going to Be Decided By Specs

Last week, Sony and Microsoft set the stage for a battle that’s going to (hopefully) take place later this year with the release of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Both systems are poised to bring rich new experiences and high-end features to console gaming, but if you think either one is going to win on specs…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Video Games, Xbox One, Sony, Ps4, Console Wars, PS5, Xbox Series X

At $100, These Sony Noise-Canceling True Wireless Earbuds Are Fantastic

Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Earbuds (Refurbished) | $100 | eBayRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Sony

Maybe Sony Will Finally Fulfill One of Playstation's Oldest Promises

Loading screen-free direct gameplay on the PlayStation has been an ambition of Sony’s for a while, and maybe it’s actually getting closer to finally implementing that in its consoles. According to TechRadar, Sony recently filed a patent that will allow players to skip the loading screens and cycling through menus…Read more...
Tags: Science, Playstation, Sony, Instant Gratification, TechRadar Sony

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Down to Just $255 Right Now

Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Canceling Headphones | $255 | Amazon
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Sony, Sony Deals, Woot Deals

Into the Spider-Verse's Jake Johnson Is Helping Kids Cope With Personal Messages From Spider-Man

We’ve all been facing challenges because of social distancing, but perhaps none more so than children. Being forced to stay inside during key phases of development is rough—not just for the kids, but for their parents. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse star Jake Johnson is doing his part to give them comfort by…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Sony, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Peter Parker, Jake Johnson, Spider Man Into The Spider Verse, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2

Jumanji Director Jake Kasdan on How Next Level Continued to Pay Homage to the Original

The Jumanji franchise is both surprisingly simple and subtly unique. The simple part is that its two most recent films stand together as one story. Boom. Got it. However, those two films also serve as subtle sequels to the 1995 Jumanji film that, besides the title, seems completely unrelated. So when you’re talking…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Sony, Jumanji, Nostalgia, Jake Kasdan, Jumanji Welcome To The Jungle, Jumanji 3, Jumanji The Next Level

The PS5 Won’t Necessarily Be as Fast as the Next Xbox, But Sony’s Not Worried

On a live stream from PlayStation this morning, system architect Mark Cerny delivered a technical deep-dive on the upcoming PS5, covering everything from hardware components to architecture. There was a lot to unpack, but with Microsoft having just released the full technical specifications of its Xbox Series X, there…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Playstation, Sony, Amd, Mark Cerny, PS5

The PS5 Won’t Be as Fast as the Next Xbox, But Sony’s Not Worried

On a live stream from PlayStation this morning, system architect Mark Cerny delivered a technical deep-dive on the upcoming PS5, covering everything from hardware components to architecture. There was a lot to unpack, but with Microsoft having just released the full technical specifications of its Xbox Series X, there…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Playstation, Sony, Amd, Mark Cerny, PS5

Vulkan API Now Supports Ray Tracing and That's Great News If You Game

Khronos Group, the company behind the Vulkan application programming interface (API), announced today that it now supports ray tracing the buzzword friendly feature Nvidia pushed and console makers like Sony and Microsoft seem to be adopting into their next-gen consoles. The support makes it the only cross-OS platform…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Intel, Sony, Nvidia, Amd, Api, Khronos Group, Vulkan, Ray Tracing

It’s Not Just You: Nintendo, Xbox, Playstation and More Struggling to Handle Quarantined Gamers

In the time of social distancing, online gaming with friends seems like a no-brainer to stay sane and pass the time. Except if you’ve tried lately, it seems like every major service has been petering in and out. Read more...
Tags: Science, Blizzard, Sony, Nintendo, Xbox Live, Online Gaming, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Social Distancing, Yo Nintendo Yall Fix This Before Animal Crossing

Bloodshot's Director Shares How He'd Adapt Star Wars: The Old Republic

Bloodshot is a surprisingly capable action flick, starring Vin Diesel as the Valiant hero with director Dave Wilson at the helm. Wilson, who counts Bloodshot as his first full-length directorial debut. But it’s no surprise that Wilson is so good at making compelling action, considering his pedigree: before directing…
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Sony, Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Wilson, Vin Diesel, Old Republic, Dave Wilson, Bloodshot, Star Wars The Old Republic

Don't Build a Game in Dreams Just Yet

Creators who took a chance on Dreams, the new PlayStation platform which provides the tools for the time-consuming labor of constructing a video game, have long been asking when they’ll be able to take their work off of Dreams and, say, sell it. The answer is: not anytime soon.Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Playstation, Sony, Dreams

The Tangled Web of Every Spider-Man Movie Currently in the Works

Considering he’s one of pop culture’s most beloved superheroes, it’s not too surprising that there are myriad plans to bring about a vast swath of movies starring not just Spider-Man, but the large number of supporting heroes and villains that make up his own little Spider-Verse. But there are just so many happening,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Sony, Jackpot, Marvel Studios, Silk, Spider Man, Spider Gwen, Roberto Orci, Morbius, Nightwatch, Kraven, Black Cat, Silver Sable, Mysterio

As Naughty Dog Crunches On The Last Of Us II, Developers Wonder How Much Longer This Approach Can Last

One Friday night last month, some artists at the video game studio Naughty Dog were working on their latest game when they heard a crash. A large metal pipe had fallen from above them and landed right next to their desks. If it had dropped a few feet closer, the consequences might have been dire. It was late, past 9…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Kotaku Longreads, Kotakucore, Naughty Dog, Crunch, The Last of Us, Uncharted, Development Hell, The Last Of US 2

Bloodshot Successfully Puts You in the Head of a Super Soldier

A little over halfway through Bloodshot, everything clicks. Up until that point, the new Vin Diesel joint is a familiar sci-fi action movie about a soldier who is brought back to life and goes after the man who killed not just him, but his wife. Then the story changes and like the last piece of a puzzle, you step…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Sony, Guy Pearce, Superheroes, Vin Diesel, Dave Wilson, Eiza Gonzalez, Jeff Wadlow, Lamorne Morris, Valiant, Eric Heisserer, Valiant Entertainment, Bloodshot, Vindiesel

One of the Rarest Video Game Consoles of All Time Just Sold For $360,000 at Auction

A failed partnership 28 years ago between a pair of gigantic names in gaming has resulted in one of the rarest pieces of hardware in video game history selling at auction today for a staggering $360,000—and it doesn’t even include a single game.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Hardware, Video Games, Playstation, Auctions, Sony, Nintendo, Heritage Auctions, Consoles, Play Station, Terry Diebold

The Last of Us Is Heading to HBO, Courtesy of the Mind Behind Chernobyl

Sony might be struggling to get one Naughty Dog video game adaptation off the ground already with Uncharted, but another is already a go on TV. And it has some very interesting names behind it.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Video Games, Zombies, Sony, Chernobyl, Craig Mazin, Neil Druckmann, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us, Spores, Playstation Production

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $72 Off Right Now

Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Canceling Headphones | $278 | Amazon
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Sony, Amazon deals, Sony Deals

The $600 Sony a6100 Is Everything You Need to be a Happy Photographer

The Sony a6100 has a difficult task ahead: replacing the a6000 as the best budget APS-C camera. It takes on the challenge with quite a few charms, including an ultrafast focus, better ISO, 4K video and longer battery life. But none of that will matter once you start using it. You’ll be too busy having fun.Read more...
Tags: Science, Review, Cameras, Sony, Sony A6100

You Can Pretend to Murder This Adorable Robotic Balloon Dog

Unless artist Jeff Koons, known for his giant balloon dog sculptures, decides to get litigious, Moose Toys will be introducing some competition for Sony’s Aibo later this year with Squeakee, the world’s first robotic balloon dog that could potentially put clowns and birthday party entertainers out of business.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Toys, Science, Dogs, Pets, Tech, Robots, Sony, Jeff Koons, Consumer Tech, Moose Toys, Squeakee

The Xperia 1 II Brings Over Even More High-End Features From Sony's Camera Division

Even though MWC 2020 has been canceled, Sony is still forging on. Today the company is introducing a new member to its smartphone family: the Xperia 1 II.Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Smartphones, Sony, MWC, Consumer Tech, Mwc 2020, Sony Still Pushing Out New Xperias, Xperia 1 Ii, Not Mwc

Sony Backs Out Of PAX East Over Coronavirus Concerns

PlayStation is pulling out of PAX East due to “increasing concerns” related to the illness colloquially known as the coronavirus, it said on the PlayStation blog today. Read more...
Tags: Science, Playstation, Sony, Kotaku Core, PAX East, Coronavirus

The Sony PS5 Is Making the PS4 Look Cheap

Bloomberg is reporting that Sony is having a problem driving the price down on this year’s PS5. The console is expected to launch later this year, but Sony is struggling to get the cost of manufacturing below $450 per unit.Read more...
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Sony, PS5, Next Gen Consoles, Sony PS5

Sony Now Lets Anyone Make Their Own Remotes for Its Cameras

Sony announced on Tuesday another feature for its digital cameras that the company hopes will expand their adoption among professional photographers: a software development kit that allows third-party developers to create their own custom tools to remotely control and operate the cameras.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Photography, Science, Tech, Software, Cameras, Sony, Sdk, Consumer Tech, Alphas

Maybe Microsoft's Xbox Chief Didn't Say the Stupidest Thing About Cloud Gaming This Week

In a quote in Politico’s new technology-focused publication, Protocol, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer said something seemingly earth-shattering for any gamer: It isn’t Nintendo or Sony that Microsoft views as primary competitors in the gaming space, but Amazon and Google. That sounds deeply stupid. Google’s Stadia has…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Microsoft, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Cloud Gaming, Phil Spencer, Stadia, GeForce Now, Project xCloud

Sam Raimi May Be Taking Over Doctor Strange 2

One of the fathers of the modern comic book film may be making his triumphant return to the Marvel universe. Sam Raimi, who directed Sony’s first Spider-Man trilogy, is reportedly in talks to replace Scott Derrickson in the director’s chair for Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness. Variety first reported the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Sony, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Sam Raimi, Scott Derrickson, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Sony's First Android-Powered Walkman Is Damn Compelling

Why would anyone want a Walkman in the streaming age? That’s the question I asked myself when I first fiddled with the small Sony NW-A105. One month later, I’ve learned enough about the music player to answer that question and many more. Sometimes its good to cut out the distractions of texts and phone calls and just…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Science, Sony, Consumer Tech, Sony Walkman, Audiophiles, Sony NW, Sony Walkman Nw A105 Review, Sony Walkman Nw A105

I Cannot Believe There's Really Going to Be a Morbius Movie

If you told me 20 years ago that third-tier Spider-Man character Morbius the Living Vampire would not just appear in a comic book movie but star in one, I’d have laughed in your face. If you told me 10, or even five years ago, I would have called you a liar. Now, the movie is coming out in a mere six months, and the …Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Vampires, Sony, Superheroes, Marvel Comics, Jared Leto, Marvel Studios, Michael Keaton, Spider Man, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tom Holland, Morbius

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