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PlayStation Studios Acquires Dutch Studio Nixxes Software

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced on Thursday that the company has acquired Nixxes Software, a Dutch studio best known for its work on ports of the Legacy of Kain and Tomb Raider series.   RELATED: The Lord of the Rings Online Is Getting Two New Legendary Servers Nixxes previous work includes work on PC ports and optimizations for tons of games, including the recently released Marvel’s Avengers, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and the Tomb Raider reboot series that has come to PC. According t...
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PlayStation Celebrates Pride Month With Theme & Curated Game List

Pride Month is winding down but Sony is still celebrating and committed to celebrating long after June comes to a close. The company announced a few new initiatives to commemorate the month, including a free PlayStation 4 theme and curated list of LGBTQ+ games on the PlayStation Store. MORE: HBO Max Celebrates Pride 2021 With LGBTQIA+ Spotlight Page The Last of Us Part II leads said curated list on the PlayStation Store, which makes sense as it is a huge Sony exclusive with a queer protagonist....
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Horizon Forbidden West – State of Play Gameplay Reveal | PS5

Just last week Sony Interactive Entertainment and Guerrilla Games revealed almost 15 minutes of gameplay and cinematics from their upcoming title Horizon Forbidden West for PS5, the sequel to the highly acclaimed Horizon Zero Dawn from 2017. Check it out below – Horizon Zero Dawn is quite possibly my favorite PS4 game of all times, with exemplary quality in it’s storytelling and narrative, game-play, visual design and soundtrack, which is why I am hugely excited for Horizon Forbidden West....
Tags: Games, Playstation, Animation, Anime, Cg, Video Game, State Of Play, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Horizon Zero Dawn, Aloy, Guerrilla Games, PS5, Horizon Forbidden West, Kojima Studio

Horizon Forbidden West: Everything we know about the Horizon Zero Dawn sequel

We've pieced together clues found in the trailer and speculation from around the web to give you everything we already know about Horizon Forbidden West on PS5.
Tags: Gaming, News, Video Games, Trends, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Video Gaming, PlayStation Games

Horizon Forbidden West borrows one of Breath of the Wild’s best mechanics

Sony showed off gameplay for Horizon Forbidden West during its State of Play today, but much to the surprise of fans, did not reveal its release date.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Guerrilla Games, PS5, Horizon: Forbidden West

Sony Bringing PlayStation Video Game Franchises to Mobile by March 2022

Sony has committed to bringing its PlayStation brands and IP to third-party mobile devices, potentially as soon as this year (via VideoGamesChronicle). Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan today explained during an investor relations session that the company plans to launch its major franchises on non-console platforms such as mobile, encouraged by its "very successful" first steps into the PC gaming market. Ryan presented research suggesting mobile gaming generated $121...
Tags: Playstation, Sony, Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, DualSense, VideoGamesChronicle Sony Interactive Entertainment, PC Horizon Zero Dawn, LittleBigPlanet Ratchet Clank Until Dawn Uncharted

PlayStation Plus Welcomes Friendly—and Enduring—Competition in Latest Campaign

Sony Interactive Entertainment continues to bring a sense of epic adventure to its ads with its newest spot for its online game-enhancing subscription service PlayStation Plus. Pitting two players against each other in an ever-changing game of Best Of, the ad taps into the excitement of playing against friends and gives it the glossy finish...
Tags: Gaming, Advertising, Diversity, Esports, Sony Interactive Entertainment, AdFreak, Equity and Inclusion

Sony Interactive Entertainment Developing Over 25 Titles for the PlayStation 5

According to an article overviewing the PlayStation 5 six months after its launch, Sony Interactive Entertainment is currently developing a sizeable amount of game while working closely with different developers. Hermen Hulst, the Guerrilla co-founder whom Jim Ryan chose to lead PlayStation Studios in 2019, has stated Sony Interactive Entertainment has over 25 different titles […]
Tags: Business, Games, Playstation, Sony, Anime, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, PS5, PlayStation Studios

Sony Warns PlayStation 5 Supply Could Be Scarce Until 2022

As relayed by Bloomberg, Sony has warned investors that the PlayStation 5 may be hard to come by for consumers until at least 2022. The system, which first debuted on November 12, 2020, has been extremely limited in supply for its entire six months on store shelves. Players hoping to secure the system to play Returnal, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, or any number of other Sony first-party experiences have had to wait on online queues in order to get a chance at purchasing the hardware. RELATED: Los...
Tags: Games, Movies, Sony, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Miles Morales, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Hiroki Totoki, Bloomberg Sony, PlayStation 5, Totoki, Returnal, Sony Warns

Returnal’s Latest Patch Fixes Trophies, Rebalances Biomes

The next generation of games has been slow going when it comes to new releases that push the envelope on both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. Thankfully, there are some standouts, like Housemarque’s third-person roguelike Returnal. Full of particle effects and unique functionality thanks to the DualSense Controller, it’s the unique PlayStation 5 exclusive that early adopters have been waiting for. However, it’s not perfect yet. Developers at Housemarque have constantly been patching the game...
Tags: Games, Movies, Walmart, Playstation, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Housemarque, ComingSoon, Video Game News, PlayStation 5, Returnal

Sony Interactive Entertainment Enters Partnership With Discord

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a partnership with instant messaging and digital distribution platform Discord. The full announcement concerning the partnership with Discord from Jim Ryan, the CEO and President of Sony Interactive Entertainment: At PlayStation, we’re constantly looking for new ways to enable players around the world to connect with one another, form new […]
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Sony announces investment and partnership with Discord to bring the chat app to PlayStation

Sony and Discord have announced a partnership that will integrate the latter’s popular gaming-focused chat app with PlayStation’s own built-in social tools. It’s a big move and a fairly surprising one given how recently acquisition talks were in the air — Sony appears to have offered a better deal than Microsoft, taking an undisclosed minority stake in the company ahead of a rumored IPO. The exact nature of the partnership is not expressed in the brief announcement post. The closest we come to h...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gadgets, Gaming, Apps, Microsoft, Funding, Tech, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Voice Chat, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Discord, PlayStation 5

Sony is teaming up with Discord to bring the chat service to Playstation next year

Matt Monath Photography for Business Insider Sony is launching a partnership between PlayStation and the videogame chat service Discord nest year. As part of the partnership, Sony is investing an undisclosed amount of money into Discord. Discord had turned down a $12 billion acquisition from Sony rival Microsoft in April. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sony is launching a partnership with Discord to bring the video-game chat service to PlayStation next year, the company ...
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Bloomberg, Speed, Playstation, Sony, Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jason Citron, Jim Ryan, Discord, Kelly McLaughlin, Matt Monath, Stan Vishnevskiy

Discord Coming to PlayStation Network Early Next Year

In a surprising turn of events considering Microsoft almost purchased Discord, the chat service announced a deal with Sony that will bring integration to the PlayStation Network starting early next year. RELATED: PlayStation Plus May 2021 Free Games Revealed “At PlayStation, we’re constantly looking for new ways to enable players around the world to connect with one another, form new friendships and communities, and share fun experiences and lasting memories,” announced Sony Interactive Enterta...
Tags: Games, Movies, Microsoft, Playstation, Sony, Playstation Network, Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jason Citron, Jim Ryan, Video Game News, Discord, PlayStation 5, Stan Vishnevskiy

Hey, Sony, We Don’t Need a New Streaming Service. Make PS Now Better

After days of rumors that Sony is adding a video streaming service to its existing PlayStation Plus, the company confirmed today that it’s testing one such service in Poland. I don’t know about you, but I’m so over new video streaming services. There are just too many of them. PlayStation Now, Sony’s cloud gaming…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Disney, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Poland, Nvidia, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Ps4, Ps3, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Cloud Gaming, Remote Play, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles

Sony Teams With Firewalk Studios For New PlayStation Franchise

Sony Interactive Entertainment has a new multiplayer-focused franchise in the works, and they’ve brought in ProbablyMonsters developer Firewalk Studios for the heavy lifting. Announced via the official PlayStation blog this morning, there’s no release date or even a title for the new game, but this original IP is said to be a next-generation AAA production set in a unique new world. Firewalk Studios is one of three developers under the ProbablyMonsters umbrella. Formed in 2018, Firewalk has bee...
Tags: Games, Movies, Playstation, Sony, AAA, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Video Game News, Firewalk, Zero Dawn, PlayStation 5, ProbablyMonsters, Rift Apart, Firewalk Studios, Sony Teams With Firewalk Studios, Tony Hsu

Sony Changes Its Mind, PS Store Will Remain Open On PS3 and Vita

About a month ago, Sony said it planned to shut down the PlayStation Store on some of its older systems later this summer. But today, Sony decided to reverse course and will now continue to support the PS Store on the PS3 and PS Vita for the foreseeable future. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Playstation, Sony, Vita, Ps3, PS Vita, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, Remote Play, Video Game Consoles, PS Store, Home video game consoles, Playstation Vita System Software, Sony Changes Its Mind PS Store

Sony admits it made the 'wrong decision' and will now keep storefronts open for classic PlayStation games after fans complained

Sony's PlayStation 3 game console. Kevork Djansezian/AP Sony's reversing course on a major PlayStation announcement after loud backlash from fans. The PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita digital stores will remain online, the company said. "It's clear that we made the wrong decision here," PlayStation head Jim Ryan said in a blog post. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Following an outcry from impassioned PlayStation fans, Sony is reversing course on a majo...
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Time, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Gran Turismo, PlayStation Vita, Vita, Ps3, PS Vita, Playstation 3, Digital Store

'Fortnite' maker Epic Games is worth just shy of $30 billion after raising another $1 billion in its latest funding round

Epic Games The North Carolina gaming company behind "Fortnite" is worth just shy of $30 billion. Epic Games announced the valuation in a press release which also disclosed a $1 billion round of fundraising. Sony was among the investment groups listed, with a $200 million contribution. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In less than a year, the company behind "Fortnite" has nearly doubled in value - from about $18 billion in July 2020 to nearly $30 billion in April 202...
Tags: Apple, Gaming, Video Games, Finance, Value, Trends, Epic, Sony, Private Equity, North Carolina, Valuation, Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Rocket League

Sony Confirms PS3, PSP, and Vita Stores Are Going Away

Sony confirmed today that it will be closing its PS3, PSP, and Vita stores by the end of the summer, according to . Previous rumors indicated the PS3 and PSP stores would be permanently shut down on July 2, with the Vita store following on August 27, and now we know that information was indeed true.Read more...
Tags: Science, Playstation, Sony, Vita, Ps3, Portable Media Players, Sony Interactive Entertainment, PSP, Remote Play, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Technology Internet, Playstation 3 System Software, Vita Stores, Sony Confirms PS3 PSP

How to Back Up Your Old PlayStation Games Locally (And Why You Should)

Sony announced it is discontinuing online purchases for the PlayStation 3, PS Vita, and PSP later this year. The PS3’s online store will shutter on July 2, 2021 while the Vita’s store will close on August 27, 2021. PSP games will also be removed for purchase from both consoles on July 2. Read more...
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The Last of Us Part II: How to avoid killing dogs

The Last of Us Part II is brutally violent, and some of the enemies happen to be dogs. You can sneak by them instead of killing them though, with these tips.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, How-to, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us Part II

‘Ghost of Tsushima’ is Becoming a Movie With ‘John Wick’ Director Chad Stahelski Attached to Helm

Ghost of Tsushima is becoming a movie. The popular Sony video game will be adapted into a feature film that will be directed by Chad Stahelski, who helmed all three John Wick movies and is gearing up to direct the fourth. Deadline broke the news that Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions are developing a film adaptation of the open-world action adventure game Ghost of Tsushima, with Chad Stahelski attached to direct. Upon its debut in July 2020, Ghost of Tsushima proved to be a huge sens...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Adaptation, Sony, Chad, Akira Kurosawa, Sony Pictures, Video Game, Kurosawa, Sony Interactive Entertainment, John Wick, Jin, Chad Stahelski, Tsushima, Stahelski, Peter Kang

Sony Allegedly Closing PS3, PSP, and Vita Stores Permanently This Summer

Sony is allegedly closing its PS3, PlayStation Portable, and PS Vita stores permanently this summer. Speaking to The Gamer, an anonymous source told the publication the PS3 and PSP stores will cease operations on July 2, while the Vita store will close on August 27. No one will be able to purchase games and DLCs from…Read more...
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Evolution Championship Series Tournament Now Part of Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced it has acquired the Evolution Championship Series fighting game tournament’s assets to develop and grow the fighting game scene. The full announcement from SIE as well as from EVO’s official Twitter: SAN MATEO, Calif., March 18, 2021 – Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC (“SIE”) and RTS, a new venture born out of […]
Tags: Games, Events, Sony, Anime, Announcements, Evo, San Mateo Calif, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Fighting Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

Bloodborne Production Director Masami Yamamoto Departs SIE Japan

Masami Yamamoto, an executive producer for Bloodborne (as well as a production director), has revealed that he was also let go from Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Japan Studio, with the kill count now reaching phenomenal levels when it comes to firings. The executive producer disclosed information through Twitter explaining he departed from the studio on January […]
Tags: Business, Games, Japan, Usa, Sony, Anime, Announcements, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Japan Studio, Masami Yamamoto

This PlayStation Remote Play App is Better Than Sony's

One of my favorite innovations of modern gaming is the ability to stream what you’re playing to your smartphone, whether from the cloud, your home consoles, or a PC. Streaming transforms your phone into a Nintendo Switch-like portable that can play games from every system it can connect to.Read more...
Tags: Playstation, Sony, Nintendo, Lifehacks, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Remote Play, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Playstation App, Playstation Vita System Software

Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Boasts of “Strong Ties” With Japan Licensees

A recent interview with Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO Jim Ryan disclosed various matters the company is up to, though many will likely have a negative opinion regarding Ryan’s statement of having “strong ties” with Japanese licensees. A few segments from the interview that discuss SIE Japan Studio, Coronavirus, and the company’s Worldwide Studios: […]
Tags: Business, Games, Japan, Interviews, Sony, Anime, Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Famitsu, Jim Ryan

The PlayStation 5 is getting a new PlayStation VR headset

The PlayStation VR headset for the PlayStation 4. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sony is making a new virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 5. It's the successor to the PlayStation VR headset for the PlayStation 4, which launched in 2016. The new headset will provide "dramatic leaps in performance and interactivity," Sony said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The PlayStation 5 is getting a virtual reality headset, Sony announced on Tuesday.The new headset is the succe...
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