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Sony finally drops PlayStation Vita prices — for Japan

Starting next week, the PlayStation Vita will get a (much needed) price drop. Sony will peg both WiFi-only and the 3G-enabled versions at ¥19,980 (US$214) starting February 28. If you’re looking at that in a

Sony teases fans with a February 20 announcement

Looks like Sony is prepping for something big, announcing a PlayStation-related event for February 20th. Details are sparse as the electronics company is mum about the announcement other than sharing a video to

Sony officially kills the PlayStation 2

As of December 28, 2012, Sony has officially stopped shipments of the PlayStation 2 effectively ending it’s life cycle. The PlayStation 2 was first released in Japan on March 4, 2000 and currently holds the

Sony issues announcement regarding hacked PlayStation 3’s and PSN

In light of the release of the Lv0 keys and the inevitable development of custom firmwares for the PlayStation 3, Sony has issues a succinct and stern warning to it’s userbase.  Sony will be

New PlayStation Store Store rolling out for US PSN

Early last month, Sony has announced a much awaited overhaul of the PlayStation Store which has started to roll out for US PSN subscribers as of today. Here’s a few shots I’ve taken while upgrading

Sony UK’s Fergal Gara mentions Vita price drop

During an interview with Eurogamer with regards to Sony’s latest hardware iteration for the PlayStation 3, Sony UK boss Fergal Gara quipped about an upcoming price cut for the PlayStation Vita. A lot of people

Sony promises continued PlayStation 3 support until 2015

With wild rumors about the next generation PlayStation coming late next year just in time to spoil the Wii U‘s arrival, John Koller Vice President of Sony’s hardware marketing assures the current userbase that

New PlayStation 3 model coming in September 25

Sony has just announced a new, slimmer PlayStation 3 model at this year’s Tokyo Game Show press conference. The redesigned PS3 Slim is smaller and lighter (and naturally consumes less power) but lacks

Goodbye PSP Go

Almost two years into it’s product life, the latest PlayStation Portable model, the PSP Go, is officially dead. For Europe and Japan at

Sony PlayStation games now appearing on Android Market

With the launch of the PlayStation Phone AKA Xperia Play imminent, it should come as no surprise that Sony has started to release Playstation One games into the official Android

Sony faces 10-day ban on PS3 imports in europe

Looks like it’s Sony’s turn to get hit with the legal bite. A court in the Netherlands has ruled in favor of LG over it’s patents issues with Sony on the Blu-ray technology sitting primly

Sony revives the PS2, in a Bravia LCD TV

Yep, the PS2 is back although it’s not in the form that most of us remembers. Sony has unveiled the Sony BRAVIA KDL-22PX300, a 22″ LCD TV that includes a built-in PS2.

Sony PS3 Firmware v3.42 blocks hacks

It’s not just Nintendo stepping up it’s anti-hacking game, Sony has also released a mandatory firmware update to block all currently known exploits on the PS3.  This is aside from having a legal blockade

PSP Firmware 5.00 details

I’m not so sure about Sony’s current naming convention when it comes to the PSP’s firmware version but hey, an update is something to be happy about right? Firmware 4.00 added Google Search to the

PSP-3000 vs Nintendo DSi

Sony and Nintendo are all set with their new and improved (?) models of their portable gaming consoles.  Before you start screaming apples and oranges, this post is meant to help you decide which

Is this Sony’s first step at a Playstation Phone?

Many PSP enthusiasts and Sony Fanboys have already dreamed of having a playstation-based phone (or the other way) around, one that can take the constant abuse of avid gaming for titles like Crisis Core

Real or Fake? Debunking the Sony Memory Stick

For most new PSP users, it’s always a dilemma when choosing what Memory Stick to buy. No, it’s not about capacity since 2GB and 4GB are the most bought capacities. It’s rather

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