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Sony Asks If EVO Guests Want PlayStation NFTs, Doesn’t Let Them Say ‘No’

You know how Sony wanted folks to know that the PlayStation Stars digital collectibles weren’t NFTs last month? Well, it doesn’t sound like Sony is completely opposed to dealing with NFT bullshit with the PlayStation brand, as EVO attendees in Las Vegas this weekend are apparently being asked what kinds…

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It’s Official; Sony Acquires Bungie in $3.7 Billion Deal

It’s a done deal — Sony has closed its agreement to acquire Bungie and make the Destiny studio an official part of the PlayStation team. After announcing the acquisition in January, Sony finalized the addition with a $3.7 billion price tag. Both Sony and Bungie made their respective announcements through…

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Sony Lays Off Employees After Months of Big Announcements

Sony has laid off close to 90 employees across merchandise and marketing teams in North America this week. In a new report from Axios, company leadership says the job cuts are part of its “global transformation” in the shifting focus from retail to digital. The cuts come during a time…

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There Must Be Easier Ways to Let Me Play Old Stuff, PlayStation

PlayStation Plus is getting the (previously leaked) expansion many have been asking for. The online service subscription will grow to include three tiers: PlayStation Plus Essential, PlayStation Plus Extra, and PlayStation Plus Premium. The lowest tier functions like PS Plus does now — basically as a service fee to play…

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Sony Acquires God of War Support Studio Valkyrie Entertainment

Sony Interactive Entertainment is picking up yet another developer just as 2021 ends. Valkyrie Entertainment, co-developer on God of War 2018, joins PlayStation Studios as the 17th studio and will continue work on some of Sony’s key franchises. Originally founded in 2002, Valkyrie Entertainment’s AAA experience extends beyond just PlayStation…

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Sony Announces Third-Party-Focused State of Play

Sony is hosting another State of Play presentation, this time to showcase upcoming third-party games coming to the PlayStation 5. In a post to the PlayStation Blog, the company confirmed the stream will take place next Wednesday, October 27, at 2 p.m. Pacific/5 p.m. Eastern. The State of Play will…

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Sony Announces State of Play Presentation Focusing on Japanese Publishers

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It Kinda Sounds Like Publishing an Indie Game on PlayStation Sucks

Sony’s love affair with indie games seems to ebb and flow. The platform holder got behind independent titles in a big way with the PlayStation 4’s launch, but the support doesn’t always last very long or returns only when it’s convenient to PlayStation. While the publishing policies of the three…

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Use This Firefox Plugin to Access the Fully Functional Old PlayStation Store

A Firefox plugin called “Valkyrie PS Store” will allow you to access the old PlayStation store on your computer. The old PlayStation Network web store with access to PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, and PlayStation 3 titles was taken down at the end of last month. This encouraged users like Silica,…

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Report: Sony Allowing PlayStation 5 Harddrive Upgrades This Summer

Your PlayStation 5 says “1TB” on the box, but the realities of harddrive manufacturing and necessary functions for the console come close to halving that number. While the console needs the faster SSD as a baseline for new games, you can quickly fill up a harddrive with just a few…

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Everything You Missed From Today’s PlayStation State of Play

Sony tends to use the term State of Play loosely, employing it for everything from single-game deep dives to new console reveals. Today’s State of Play, however, is a bigger look at the PlayStation ecosystem’s upcoming library, including both older titles and and a few new reveals. If you didn’t…

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Sony Will Aim to Bring More PlayStation Exclusives to PC

In Sony’s 2020 corporate report, the company has expressed the goal of bringing more PlayStation exclusives to PC. “To reinforce content IP, SIE will accelerate the enhancement and rollout of its portfolio of exclusive PlayStation titles,” says the report on page 43. “As a result of cooperation with in-house development…

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ICYMI: Every New Game Announced During Today’s PlayStation 5 Reveal

Well folks, we made it. The PlayStation 5 was officially unveiled today during a two-hour livestream event, wherein we all learned that its design is a lot more, uh, interesting than many of us (read: me) anticipated, and that Sony is still leaning heavily on the whole “console exclusive” thing…

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Sony Really Going to Show off the PlayStation 5 for Sure This Time

Sony has announced a new date for its historic(?) digital unveiling of the PlayStation 5: this Thursday, June 11 at 1 p.m. Pacific/8 p.m. British (4 p.m. Eastern (3 p.m. Peru)), at PlayStation Dot Com Slash PS5. You might remember earlier this month when Sony delayed the event past its…

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Australia, a Country With Consumer Protections, Fines Sony $2.4 Million

This is gonna be a little hard to follow for our readers in the good ol’ United States of America, but bear with me. In other countries (Australia, for instance) the government imposes rules and regulations on the companies that operate there, in order to protect consumers against harmful or…

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The DualShock 4 Is Dead, Long Live the PlayStation 5 ‘DualSense’

Well folks, there she is. The PlayStation 5’s new controller, the “DualSense.” Go ahead and add it to your browser dictionary now because you’re going to be typing it a lot in the coming months, I’d wager. As you can plainly see, the DualSense features the same standard input configuration…

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‘Overwhelming Majority’ of PS4 Games Will Work on PS5, Says Sony

When Sony brought out system architect/Marble Madness creator Mark Cerny earlier this week to explain the PlayStation 5’s technical specifications in as deeply specific a way as is allowed by law, folk around the internet (us included) latched on to his assertion that PlayStation 4 games would be backwards compatible…

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Oculus, Sony to (Also) Skip GDC Over COVID-19 Concerns

Out of an abundance of caution for their legal liability employees, both Sony Interactive Entertainment and Facebook’s Oculus VR division announced plans to skip this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, over concerns regarding the continued spread of COVID-19. GDC is currently scheduled for the week of March 16,…

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Sony Cites Novel Coronavirus Worries in Cancelling PAX East 2020 Plans

Sony announced today that it will back out of PAX East due to the COVID-19 virus, better known as novel coronavirus. An update on the official PAX East appearance announcement blog reads as follow: Today [February 19], Sony Interactive Entertainment made the decision to cancel its participation at PAX East in…

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PlayStation 5 Price Reportedly In Jeopardy Over Part Costs

Apparently, the PlayStation 5 is gonna be hella expensive to make. That’s causing an internal dilemma for Sony, which is now withholding the price for the PS5 until it can figure out how to stay in competition with Microsoft this holiday. According to a report from Bloomberg Technology, “scarce components”…

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