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PlayStation Vue arrives on Roku in the U.S.

PlayStation Vue arrives on Roku in the U.S.

Sony's live TV streaming service PlayStation Vue has been available for a while now, and until today, you needed either a PS4 or PS3, iOS, Amazon Fire TV, or Chromecast device to watch it. That changes today, with Roku announcing that PlayStation Vue is now available on its own devices, as well, greatly expanding the number of cable cutters and set-top-box owners who can subscribe to it.

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Sony Xperia X, X Performance, XA, XA Ultra now on pre-order

Sony Xperia X, X Performance, XA, XA Ultra now on pre-order

Sony's new Xperia X smartphone family is finally ready for the US crowd. Almost. The four smartphones that make up Sony's latest flagship series have just one up for pre-order on both Best Buy and B&H Photo, with prices ranging from $280 to $700. And to make those prices worth it, the two stores are also throwing in free microSD cards to supplement the 16 or 32 GB internal storage for these devices. But although you can already put in an order for one, you won't actually be getting those shiny new Sony mobile devices until sometime in mid to late July, save for the Xperia X.

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PlayStation Neo tipped to land this year to usher in 4K gaming

PlayStation Neo tipped to land this year to usher in 4K gaming

While Microsoft was only too happy to tease the E3 2016 crowd with its Project Scorpio console, noticeably missing from the showroom floor and news was the PlayStation Neo, a.k.a. the PlayStation 4.5. Even Nintendo name dropped its NX console in announcing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Fresh Air the Wild. Apparently, there is a reason for that. According to insider sources, Sony's "and a half" console might actually launch later this year, so Sony is merely reserving the PR for when that happens.

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You can try PlayStation VR at Best Buy and GameStop this weekend

You can try PlayStation VR at Best Buy and GameStop this weekend

One of Sony's biggest announcements at E3 2016 this week was the official release date of PlayStation VR, along with some of its launch titles. But like when the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive debuted earlier this year, the $399 asking price is a lot for consumers when they haven't even gotten to try out the headset. Well, Sony is playing smart, and PS VR demo stations will be available at a number of retailers ahead of the October 13th launch, and they're starting this weekend at select Best Buy and GameStop locations.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard: playable teaser available now in PS Store

Resident Evil 7 biohazard: playable teaser available now in PS Store

Can't stand the thought of waiting until January to get your hands on Resident Evil 7 biohazard? There's good news if you happen to own a PlayStation 4 and have a PlayStation Plus subscription: Capcom has released a playable demo of the game that you can download right now. Even better, this isn't simply a small piece of the full game, but rather a completely separate and unique piece of content.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard hits PS4, Xbox One and PC on January 24

Resident Evil 7 biohazard hits PS4, Xbox One and PC on January 24

Capcom has been teasing fans over Resident Evil 7 since this past October, with the most definite tip seeming to come last month in the company's financial statement, which suggested we'd see something big in the Resident Evil franchise by March 2017. As it turns out, we won't have to wait that long -- at E3 this week, Capcom took the wraps off Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, and it'll be arriving on PlayStation, Xbox One and PC this upcoming January 24.

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E3 2016’s big winner isn’t Sony or Microsoft

E3 2016’s big winner isn’t Sony or Microsoft

The battle between the two gaming console titans continues this year at E3 2016, but we've already got a winner. That winner isn't Sony or Microsoft - not the PlayStation 4, the next PlayStation that remains under wraps, or any of Microsoft's Xbox units. Instead, it's AMD. A company that held sway over the most recent generation of gaming consoles with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and seems all but guaranteed to do it again this next time around.

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PS VR Aim Controller is a Zapper for the VR generation

PS VR Aim Controller is a Zapper for the VR generation

Sony has shown off some very cool stuff at E3 2016 including games and hardware. One of the coolest things at the show from Sony is the PlayStation VR system, games, and hardware for that VR system. Impulse Gear has unveiled at the show a game called Farpoint and a controller that may be more important than the game called the PS VR Aim.

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Death Stranding is Hideo Kojima’s new eerie game

Death Stranding is Hideo Kojima’s new eerie game

Kojima-san is indeed back in the gaming industry with the formal announcement of his upcoming title, his first since parting ways with Konami last year. Now heading his own studio, named after himself of course, the game designer who brought the world the Metal Gear series is seemingly trying his hand at something different with "Death Stranding". Given the rather eerie and ominous visuals and soundtrack, this could perhaps be the Silent Hills that the game designer was aiming for.

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Detroit: Become Human wants players to be co-writers

Detroit: Become Human wants players to be co-writers

Back at the Paris Games Week in October, Sony showed off one rather vague new title called Detroit: Become Human. Back then, it was described simply about human-like androids who, unsurprisingly, desire to become more human. At E3 2016, Sony gave a bit more flesh to game, also introducing a new character in the process. Yes, it will still be about robots trying to be more human, but how that story ends, as well as the events that will take place, will totally depend on you.

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PlayStation VR release date and pricing confirmed

PlayStation VR release date and pricing confirmed

The PlayStation VR is coming! The PlayStation VR is coming! Well, we all knew it was coming and had an idea of how much it'll cost you to get one. At the PlayStation press event at E3 2016, Sony laid out (mostly) the full details of its launch. PS VR will finally be coming to stores on October 13, this year of course, and it will stick to the $399 price tag.

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New God of War, Last Guardian, Horizon Zero Dawn shown off at E3

New God of War, Last Guardian, Horizon Zero Dawn shown off at E3

What's the best way to kick off a gaming press event? Aside from an orchestra and a rockin' beatboxing, throat singing lady? Why with Kratos all grown up, of course. And alive, to boot. That is exactly how Sony opened its PlayStation E3 event at the Shrine Auditorium. Setting the mood for the rest of the show, the yet to be titled new God of War installment seemingly brings the violence and god killing to a completely different setting, from the plains and shores of Greece to the mountains and forest of Viking territory.

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