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Crash Bandicoot PS2 mod is complete with Aku Aku mask

Crash Bandicoot PS2 mod is complete with Aku Aku mask

There are a few titles that really stand out when I think about the original PlayStation. Final Fantasy VII, Spyro the Dragon, and of course, Crash Bandicoot. Sadly, only two of these series are still alive and well (okay, I wouldn't say that Skylanders is doing Spyro any real justice) with poor Crash being left out in the cold. However, his fans haven't forgotten him.

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Sony announces an even smaller 30x zoom camera, the HX80

Sony announces an even smaller 30x zoom camera, the HX80

Everyone carries around a camera in their pocket these days. The latest smartphones all have pretty good cameras in them, but they're not great for every situation. Sometimes you want a camera that takes a bit higher quality shots, or maybe you want some serious zoom that a fixed lens just won't give you. Well, today Sony just announced a new point-and-shoot that should satisfy your need for extra zoom, without taking up too much space in your pocket.

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No Man’s Sky will make you learn new alien languages

No Man’s Sky will make you learn new alien languages

If you've ever dreamed of exploring the vast openness of space, you're probably sad that we've yet to even send our first person to a neighboring planet. Thankfully, there are other ways of exploring new worlds, even if they're not real. Starting this summer, No Man's Sky will let you explore more planets than any other game that's out there, and you'll need to learn a few alien languages if you're going to get far.

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Sony’s Future Lab Program will let users in on R&D ideas

Sony’s Future Lab Program will let users in on R&D ideas

Many companies, especially tech ones, have research and development divisions and groups, but almost all of those happen behind close doors. Sony, surprisingly, is taking a daring, and perhaps risky, contrary approach, at least for some of its technologies. With its new Future Lab Program, it is opening the doors wide to its technological R&D, inviting users to be part at least of the conceptual and prototyping stages. It is the beginning of a new culture that will kick off when Sony unveils "N", the first Future Lab project, at SxSW next week.

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Uncharted 4 gets open multiplayer beta this weekend, yet another release delay

Uncharted 4 gets open multiplayer beta this weekend, yet another release delay

While much of hype surrounding the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Uncharted 4: A Thief's End lately has been around the title's story, the game is also set to include an in-depth multiplayer mode. While a closed beta for the competitive modes was held back in December, Sony has revealed players around the world are invited to take part in another test period this weekend. Unfortunately, the bad news is that Uncharted 4's release date has been pushed back a few weeks, making it the latest in a number of delays for the game.

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Sony announces PS4 update with remote play for PC and Mac, beta starts soon

Sony announces PS4 update with remote play for PC and Mac, beta starts soon

As time goes on, gamers are slowly getting the ability to play their games where and how they want. Currently, Xbox One owners can play their games on their TV, or they can boot up a computer somewhere in the house and stream their favorite games to their desktop or laptop. PS4 owners haven't been able to enjoy this particular feature. But soon, that will be changing.

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PlayStation Store on Sony PSP closes for good next month

PlayStation Store on Sony PSP closes for good next month

There may be a few people out there who still play their original Sony PSP portable game consoles. The PSP was successful for Sony with several iterations landing even if it was very much outshined by the Nintendo DS portable for all its life. If you still enjoy playing a Sony PSP, we have some bad news for you that comes by way of a new announcement by Sony.

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The writing on the wall: Sony tops selling PS TV in Japan

The writing on the wall: Sony tops selling PS TV in Japan

When Sony came out with the PlayStation TV, known as the PlayStation Vita TV in some markets, in 2013, it had an opportunity to capitalize on a new yet niche market. To say that it botched that chance is perhaps an understatement. So it might not come as a complete surprise that Sony has officially but rather quietly revealed on the PS TV's product page that it is ceasing the stales of the device in Japan. It will only be a matter of time before that happens in other markets as well.

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Sony patent reveals PowerGlove-like VR gaming controller

Sony patent reveals PowerGlove-like VR gaming controller

You're not going to believe this, but the Power Glove — Nintendo's awful, wearable game controller released in 1989 — could be coming back, at least in spirit, and from Sony. Several patents have been discovered by a NeoGAF user that reveal the PlayStation maker is looking into a glove-based controller to be used with virtual reality gaming experiences. Not only would it allow hand movement tracking, but the ability to physically interact with items in a VR world.

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Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 launch for PS4, Xbox One this year

Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 launch for PS4, Xbox One this year

Capcom has announced that Resident Evil 4, 5 and 6 will be arriving on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this year, starting with the 6th installment and working backwards as the year progresses. The first game will be available as a download and physical disc (the latter in North and South America) on March 29, with more general timeframes provided for the next two games (you’ll have to wait until autumn to get the fourth game). A teaser trailer joins the announcement.

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Uncharted 4 trailer caught using Assassin’s Creed artwork, dev apologizes

Uncharted 4 trailer caught using Assassin’s Creed artwork, dev apologizes

Yesterday saw Sony and game developer Naughty Dog drop an impressive new story trailer for the upcoming Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. However, some eagle-eyed viewers noticed a piece of in-game artwork in the video that didn't belong. As in, it was artwork from a completely different game, by a different company, to be specific. A scene in the trailer showed a framed painting on the wall, which turned out to be a piece of concept art from Ubisoft's Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag.

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Sony Xperia X hands-on: unabashedly replacing Z

Sony Xperia X hands-on: unabashedly replacing Z

Today we have a look at the Sony Xperia X, a replacement for the company's Xperia Z hero phone lineup. These Sony Xperia X and Sony Xperia X Performance smartphones take a unique approach - and one that makes a whole lot of sense. While companies more invested in the smartphone game need to reveal devices that are distinctly different from their predecessors, Sony is still small enough (in smartphones, anyway) to release a device that's just ever-so-slightly different from the one that came before it.

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