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Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding release date, gameplay trailer deluge

Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding release date, gameplay trailer deluge

Hideo Kojima's returned to the realm of next-generation gaming - as if he'd ever really left. He's no longer working with Konami, and will probably make no more Metal Gear Solid. Now he's fully immersed in the realm of Death Stranding, a game that's been in development with Kojima Productions (his own production studio) for at least three years.

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VR pants, shoes, gloves, and other things Sony has planned

VR pants, shoes, gloves, and other things Sony has planned

Sony's PlayStation VR system is well and away the easiest form of non-mobile virtual reality in the world at the moment. With the introduction of VR to the console world came the possibility that there'd be more than a couple splits in content - and usability. Interaction with the 3D content in a virtual reality, from your couch, in your living room - that's the true dream. Now add a pair of pants.

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Sony sees its smartphones as critical to its entertainment business

Sony sees its smartphones as critical to its entertainment business

HTC, LG, and Sony are three companies from three different countries that have two things in common. All three's mobile businesses have been bleeding for years and none of them are ready to give up the fight just yet. But while HTC and LG seem to just be going through the motions of launching smartphones, Sony has a more specific vision for its mobile devices. And, somewhat ironically, it's not really for the sake of smartphones themselves but for the core of its consumer electronics business: entertainment.

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Sony confirms diminished mobile presence in majority of markets

Sony confirms diminished mobile presence in majority of markets

Up until now, we've only heard reports of Sony closing up shops in Southeast Asia and the Middle East to name a few markets. Traditionally, Sony has been pretty quiet about its mobile presence in regional markets and it seemed its secrecy will continue now that the business has been swallowed up by a larger Electronics Products & Solutions business. But while it hasn't exactly named names, a recent corporate strategy presentation confirms which markets Sony's mobile phones have left and what little remains of its focus regions.

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PS5 guide to leaks and confirmed details before release

PS5 guide to leaks and confirmed details before release

Today we're looking at the Sony PlayStation 5, or PS5, using all the information we've gathered over the last few weeks. Today is a special day in that over the last 24 hours, we've learned more than was leaked over the past couple of months. Today's pack of information should be enough to assist your decision to start saving up cash to buy the PS5 (or to skip it and buy a few more PS4 games instead).

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Next-gen PlayStation could be 8 times faster than PS4 Pro

Next-gen PlayStation could be 8 times faster than PS4 Pro

The Nintendo Switch may be the darling of the console gaming market but when it comes to raw power, the Xbox One and PS4 are still the ones to beat. Especially the PS4 Pro, which unlike its Microsoft rival, is able to support VR experiences. Even more so the next generation PlayStation, a.k.a. the PS5, which has now been leaked to be powerful enough to provide an experience "without disconnections", a.k.a. stuttering and loading.

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PlayStation Productions studio will turn games into movies and TV shows

PlayStation Productions studio will turn games into movies and TV shows

Sony Interactive Entertainment is gearing up to offer movies and television shows based on a huge catalog of popular videos games, the company has announced. These projects will come from PlayStation Productions, a studio newly unveiled as part of the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City, California. The production studio has already started work on its initial batch of projects, according to the company.

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Sony XB900N noise-canceling headphones have big bass, lower price

Sony XB900N noise-canceling headphones have big bass, lower price

Sony has a new set of noise-canceling headphones, and if the WH-1000XM3 proved too rich for your bank account, the WH-XB900N might fit the bill - and crank up your bass. Latest to join the Sony EXTRA BASS range, the new active noise-canceling headphones borrow the style of their more expensive sibling, along with some of the tech, too.

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Sony and Microsoft cloud gaming deal struck in shock to gamer universe

Sony and Microsoft cloud gaming deal struck in shock to gamer universe

Microsoft and Sony are pretty fierce competitors in the gaming space, so the mere suggestion that they'd partner for anything gaming related is certainly a strange one. Yet here we are, with both companies announcing just that today. Sony and Microsoft have revealed their intention to "collaborate on new cloud-based solutions for gaming experiences and AI solutions," though this partnership is still very clearly in its early stages.

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Sony Xperia 1 release date set for July, pricing revealed

Sony Xperia 1 release date set for July, pricing revealed

Back toward the end of February, Sony introduced the world to the Xperia 1. This phone with a simple name promises some pretty big things, namely a 4K display with a 21:9 aspect ratio. Today, we're learning when the phone will be available in the US, and just how much it'll cost.

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Xperia 2 and Xperia 20 renders are already here

Xperia 2 and Xperia 20 renders are already here

It has barely been three months since Sony unveiled its latest attempt at staying in the rat race that is the smartphone market. And while it won't be another six or seven months before it comes out, it seems that information about the company's next-gen phones is already starting to appear. The good news is that Sony isn't fundamentally moving away from its new design found on the Xperia 1. The bad news is that Sony isn't fundamentally moving away from its new design found on the Xperia 1 and, soon, the Xperia 2 and 20 as well.

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This God of War documentary surprised me

This God of War documentary surprised me

God of War was unquestionably one of the best games released in 2018, if not the best. When fans heard that Sony was rebooting the God of War franchise years ago, many probably thought that it was just a cynical cash grab. When the game released in April of last year, though, it became clear that it was a game that was made with a lot of care and attention to detail. If you've ever wondered what goes into making a game on the scale of God of War, now's your chance to find out.

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