Author Archives: Kyle Fitzgerald

Kyle Fitzgerald is a gaming/entertainment and pc/laptop editor for SlashGear. Based in the mountains of Logan, UT, he enjoys photography, being outside and his wife. Oh, and technology!

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Review – To Play or Not to Play?

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Review – To Play or Not to Play?

The Xperia Play is being touted as the "World's First PlayStation Certified Smartphone". Does that make it a good phone? Or even a good gaming system? We've been putting the phone through its paces. Sony Ericsson certainly has a great idea of adding a gaming pad to a mobile phone. Will it satisfy your mobile gaming needs, or leave you sad and depressed like a cold little puppy in the rain? Find out after the cut!

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SlashGear 101: What is Google Wallet?

SlashGear 101: What is Google Wallet?

You may not have heard much about Google Wallet, but it could have a very big impact on your future. It's also one of the most exciting announcements to come from Google. Even though you might guess Google Wallet helps you search for things in your actual wallet, you'd be quite wrong. If Google has their way, their Wallet would allow you to pay for almost anything by using your mobile phone. No sliding cards, no waiting for checks to clear, just a quick and easy way to transfer money. We'll let you know how this would actually take place, right after the break!

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No MGS5 at E3!

No MGS5 at E3!

The latest podcast from Kojima Productions has a segment where Hideo Kojima (creator of the Metal Gear Solid series and all around awesome guy) answers some simple yes and no questions. While the answers are short, the information is rather important! You can listen to the whole podcast here. Hideo gets interviewed at the 33:09 mark. Fair warning, it's in Japanese, but listen to it anyway. The interviewer's voice is hilarious and Hideo replies as fast as he can. Full translation after the break!

Concept art for MGS5 by artist jchaike.

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Are We Really Ready For A PS4?

Are We Really Ready For A PS4?

It was a no brainer that Sony was already working on their next gen console, but it's nice to see it go from rumor to official. If you haven't heard, Sony had an investment meeting yesterday that confirmed the news. With Nintendo planning to announce their next gen console at E3, and Microsoft asking for next gen engineers back it March, it's nice to see Sony drop some hints. So it looks like the next generation of consoles is coming sooner rather than later. Should we be excited?

Concept image of what the PlayStation 4 could look like. Created by Tai Chiem.

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