LEGO meets motion control?
There's nothing quite like a totally insane PlayStation Move patent to get your blood pumping, and today we've unearthed a real doozy. The trademark, filed in September 2013, describes a new style of augmented reality controller made up of various individual blocks that you can rearrange to construct any shape that you...
Patents registered by SCEA last month have added more evidence to the never-ending stream of PSP2 rumours
According to Akihabara News (via EDGE) the patent mentions a handheld device with two-finger touch triggered selection". Comprising: a case having first and second major surfaces; a visual display disposed on the first major surface; a touch interface disposed on at least one of the..
For some reason people want to play PlayStation 2 games on their PlayStation 3
Now don't get us wrong, we get the convenience of being able to play all those old games on your PS3; we just don't get why it's such a necessity for some people. At the end of the day, if you need to play PS2 games, they still sell the last Sony console in most shops. Whatever. Gigazine's reporting a potential solution..
A patent filed by Sony has revealed that the company may have plans to release some form of degradable demo functionality
It essentially details a taster for a full game, in which elements are taken away depending on how far you've progressed or how long you've been playing. Those elements can then be restored, should the user decide to purchase the...
Sony has caused interest among the Web today by filing a trademark for the very Sony sounding "Qriocity" - a proposed network
The company that brought us "Qore" and "Xross Media Bar" have been looking to introduce a Sony-wide network for a while, and it looks like that product may finally have its brand. The trademark (that comes via Siliconera) has been filed by Sony (not SCE)..
It's been a while since we heard about the Playstation Motion Controller (there's no way it's releasing in Spring, right?), so it's perhaps good timing to see some new patents filed by Sony Computer Entertainment
The patent for "Expandable Control Device Via Hardware Attachment" deals with a series of control options. The patent seems to suggest the ability to join two motion controllers..
It was not long ago that our very own columnist, Twiggy, was ranting about the lack of analogue sticks on the Playstation Motion Controller
Looks like Sony kind of listened, as they've just filed a patent for a "Nunchuck" like controller for the PS3. Interestingly though, while looking like a nunchuck, the controller has no analogue stick. Meaning it can't be a nunchuck at all! We're as..