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Sony PlayStation cartridge patent sparks handheld hope

Sony PlayStation cartridge patent sparks handheld hope

It might be doing terribly on smartphones but Sony is, fortunately, doing well in most of its other businesses. Its PlayStation, under the Sony Interactive Entertainment company, remains one of the top two (or three) gaming systems in the world and it could get an infusion of new interest and profits with the expected launch of the PlayStation 5. That may not be the only thing that Sony is preparing for, however, as hints of a new gaming device may be on the way thanks to a patent for a gaming cartridge.

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Sony Worldwide Studios is getting a new chief – just in time for PlayStation 5

Sony Worldwide Studios is getting a new chief – just in time for PlayStation 5

There's a pretty big shake up going on at Sony Interactive Entertainment's Worldwide Studios today, as Guerrilla Games co-founder Hermen Hulst has been announced as the new head of the company. That means current president Shuhei Yoshida will be stepping down from that role, but he isn't leaving Sony - instead, he's heading up a new initiative primarily focused around independent developers and the games they make.

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Final Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order trailer echoes Dark Forces

Final Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order trailer echoes Dark Forces

This morning the folks at EA and Respawn released their final trailer for the game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. This trailer shows the main character Cal Kestis, Jedi Padawan, in trouble. He's living in a time immediately following Order 66, and you know what that means - fun for everyone!

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Let’s hope the PlayStation 5 doesn’t look like this leaked console dev kit

Let’s hope the PlayStation 5 doesn’t look like this leaked console dev kit

The PlayStation 5 has been the subject of a lot of talk recently, and though Sony hasn't yet shown us the console itself, we've had a look at something that is supposedly a PlayStation 5 dev kit. Now, with photos of that alleged dev kit making the rounds on the internet, a set of new renders have been created to give us a closer look at the console.

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Reasons why Nintendo Switch worked but PlayStation Vita failed in handheld gaming

Reasons why Nintendo Switch worked but PlayStation Vita failed in handheld gaming

Here are two great handheld gaming consoles. One is currently taking the gaming world by storm; The other has faded out of production with a whimper. They are the Nintendo Switch and the retired PlayStation Vita, consoles so alike but with sales figures that couldn’t be more different.

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PlayStation 5 release confirmed for holiday 2020: What we know

PlayStation 5 release confirmed for holiday 2020: What we know

More details about the next PlayStation landed today, including two big ones: its official name and the release window that Sony is targeting. Sony revealed today that the next PlayStation will indeed be called the PlayStation 5, and while that's probably an obvious decision given the naming convention Sony has to stuck to for the past 20 years, it's good to have that official confirmation nonetheless.

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PlayStation 4 update 7.00 to make gaming more social, more mobile

PlayStation 4 update 7.00 to make gaming more social, more mobile

There exists a stereotype that gamers are loners that lock themselves up in the darkness of their rooms, their faces glued to their screens and hands twitching rapidly on keyboards and mice or controllers. That couldn't be farther from the truth, considering how gamers love both competitive and cooperative play with their peers. The Internet has made that even more accessible, reaching to gamers from other parts of the world. With the latest update coming to the console, PS4 owners can enjoy an expanded social circle, even when they play away from their PlayStations.

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Marvel’s Iron Man VR for PS VR revealed ahead of 2020 launch

Marvel’s Iron Man VR for PS VR revealed ahead of 2020 launch

Sony has announced that Marvel's Iron Man VR game will arrive on its PlayStation Virtual Reality platform in 2020. The company released a game trailer to go alongside the announcement, as well as a couple of screenshots showing the title's quality on the PlayStation 4 Pro console. The game is the result of three years of effort by video game developer Camouflaj.

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PlayStation Hits welcomes 7 more hits to PS4 lineup

PlayStation Hits welcomes 7 more hits to PS4 lineup

There will always be games that achieve a level of prestige that makes them almost immortal. Sadly, the rules of the market, not to mention the lifespan of physical installation media, prevent these titles from truly lasting forever. Fortunately, Sony has an exclusive club made up of its top-selling games for each console generation. Today, it has grown its PlayStation Hits to include seven more games in the US covering a variety of genres and themes.

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PS4 Pro ‘Death Stranding’ bundle includes translucent controller

PS4 Pro ‘Death Stranding’ bundle includes translucent controller

Sony has taken the wraps off a new Death Stranding bundle that includes a custom-designed PlayStation 4 Pro console paired with a translucent orange DualShock 4 controller. The bundle has been revealed ahead of the game's release in early November, giving players a limited chance to get new PlayStation gear with a style based on the title.

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PlayStation 5’s most impressive power feature isn’t what you’d expect

PlayStation 5’s most impressive power feature isn’t what you’d expect

There's still quite a bit we don't know about the PlayStation 5, but today, Sony is discussing some new environmentally-friendly features it'll have. This reveal comes as Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan announced his plans to join other gaming industry leaders in making "formal commitments to contribute to the efforts of the UN Environment committee through a new partnership, the Playing for the Planet alliance."

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Terminator: Resistance trailer isn’t Colonial Marines… we hope

Terminator: Resistance trailer isn’t Colonial Marines… we hope

The trailer begins with a block of TERMINATOR lettering that says we'll be playing in Los Angeles, 2028, 31 years after Judgement Day. It looks a whole lot like we're going to be playing a first person shooter like METRO Exodus but with terminator machines and sound effects and visuals instead of post-apocalyptic Russian monster madness.

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