Sony News - Page 7

News: Sony: We Put Time and Money into PS2 Titles on PS4

Sony: We Put Time and Money into PS2 Titles on PS4

Platform holder defends pricing

PlayStation 2 games on the PlayStation 4 have prompted the closest thing to a backlash in the PlayStation Nation for years. Sony's charging between $9.99 and $14.99 for the re-releases, but some people think that they should be free for people that either own the original DVDs or bought them on the PlayStation 3...

Feature: PS4 Report Card - How Has Sony's Format Fared in 2015?

PS4 Report Card - How Has Sony's Format Fared in 2015?

Constructive criticism

It's the end of term, and that means that its report card time. It's been two years since the PlayStation 4 launched, and the heady days of Jack Tretton's big E3 2013 beatdown are now a distant memory. But while Sony can attribute a chunk of its new-gen system's success to those pre-release pounces, has the manufacturer kept...

News: Attackers Threaten to Take PSN Offline Again This Christmas

Attackers Threaten to Take PSN Offline Again This Christmas

Bah humbug

There'll be very little Christmas cheer for the unfortunate band of technicians tasked with keeping the PlayStation Network online this month, as attackers have threatened to bring Sony's service to its knees over the all-important holiday break. A group named Phantom Squad has already successfully unsettled Xbox Live this evening, and...

News: Sony's Showing a Brand New Uncharted 4 Trailer Before Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sony's Showing a Brand New Uncharted 4 Trailer Before Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The advertising force is strong

Oh, boy – Sony's going to throw every single marketing dollar it has at Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, isn't it? The platform holder has just announced that it will be debuting a brand new trailer for Naughty Dog's forthcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive ahead of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in US theatres this weekend...

News: Kojima: I Got Offers from Others, But I Gel Well with Sony

Kojima: I Got Offers from Others, But I Gel Well with Sony

Metal Gear maker explains decision behind PS4 exclusive

Hideo Kojima has admitted that he had interest from other companies, but he chose to partner with Sony for his first independent project because he feels "comfortable" with the platform holder. The veteran developer has long been a part of the PlayStation furniture, and even though his more...

News: Time to Tell Sony Which PS2 Games You Want on PS4

Time to Tell Sony Which PS2 Games You Want on PS4

All of the games

Sony's proven this generation that it's really receptive to feedback, and it wants your help with its new PlayStation 2 ports initiative. Much like its 'Building the List' promotion a few years ago, it now wants to know which classics you want to play with improved presentation and Trophy support on the PlayStation 4 – and all...

News: Hardware Rivals Brings Colourful Car Combat to PS4 in January

Hardware Rivals Brings Colourful Car Combat to PS4 in January

Rival tools

We're being blessed with a little respite over the Christmas break, but January's already shaping up to be a gigantic month – for digital releases at least. Sony's confirmed that colourful car combat title Hardware: Rivals will be rolling out exclusively on the PlayStation 4 from 5th January in Europe and North America. The game will...

News: Hideo Kojima Partners with PlayStation to Deliver Compelling New PS4 Exclusive

Hideo Kojima Partners with PlayStation to Deliver Compelling New PS4 Exclusive

Wow

The reports were true: Hideo Kojima has formed a new studio and has partnered with PlayStation to deliver an "innovative gaming experience" as part of a new PlayStation 4 console exclusive. The Metal Gear Solid maker's new team is independent, but it looks like it will be working very closely with Sony during the creation of its first title...

News: Ain't Nothing Corny About This Mouth Watering PS4 Theme

Ain't Nothing Corny About This Mouth Watering PS4 Theme

Bacon option also available

Those of you that have stuck with PlayStation for a few years will probably be familiar with the Corn Love theme – it approached legendary status on the PlayStation 3. And now, by popular demand, it's back in all of its buttery goodness on the PlayStation 4 for the affordable fee of $2.99. Are you ready to watch that...

News: Sony: Our First-Party PS4 Lineup Looks Incredible Next Year

Sony: Our First-Party PS4 Lineup Looks Incredible Next Year

Platform holder not entirely satisfied with 2015

We can probably all agree that it's been a solid but unspectacular year for PlayStation 4 exclusives, with titles like Bloodborne, Tearaway Unfolded, and Until Dawn on offer. Fortunately, Sony's the first to admit that 2015 hasn't been its strongest year from a first-party perspective – but it's...

News: Sony's Open to Acquiring Additional First-Party Studios

Sony's Open to Acquiring Additional First-Party Studios

But who should join the fold?

Sony's vaunted Worldwide Studios network is already very strong, spanning a dozen or so developers across the globe. However, in an interview with Kinda Funny Games, executive Scott Rohde has admitted that the organisation's always open to the idea of adding more teams – assuming that the alliance makes sense for...

Review: Fat Princess Adventures (PS4)

Fat Princess Adventures (PS4)

Care for a slice of the action?

While Fat Princess Adventures maintains the cartoony, colourful aesthetic of the previous instalments, it veers off the beaten path and enters a different genre altogether. Gone is the frantic, calorie-packed multiplayer the series is known for, this is a Diablo-like hack-'n'-slash RPG, with a story to follow,...