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December2014

  • News Sony Boss Adam Boyes Made Someone's Christmas with This Gift

    For the lucky

    In theory, Secret Santa is a great idea. Everyone in an office or school gets assigned one random person, and they’re responsible for purchasing said individual a gift. The problem is that when there are already established relationships at play, phallic objects are usually the order of the day. Involve a stranger, though, and things...

August2014

  • News Sony: We Want to Make PS4 Players Feel Special

    All part of being the best place to play

    Sony wants you to feel special for selecting the PlayStation 4 over the handful of other systems on the market. Cheery third-party chief Adam Boyes revealed the tidbit in an interview with Game Informer magazine, pointing to the platform holder’s co-marketing partnership with Bungie’s first-person shooter...

July2014

May2014

March2014

  • News Sony's PS4 Indie Launch Parity Clause Is More Parody

    See what you did there

    Microsoft’s holding a gun to the heads of indie developers, forcing them to deploy their wares on the Xbox One at the same time as other systems or forget releasing them on the format at all. This means that smaller studios without the bandwidth to produce multiple versions of their titles at once may be forced to launch on...

December2013

October2013

  • News Sony: Exclusives Are Just a Means for Manufacturers to Brag Louder

    Little to gain in the indie space

    Exclusivity has been a staple of the console business since its inception, but as part of a candid keynote at the IndieCade conference in Los Angeles this week, Sony’s vice president of publisher and developer relations Adam Boyes admitted that the practice isn’t always productive for platform holders or...

September2013