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Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Handstand Kick

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Has 30, 40, & 60 FPS Modes on PS5 and All Have Ray Tracing

Players who will swing into Marvel's Spider-Man 2 when it releases on PS5 will have an interesting lineup of choices in terms of performance moves. As mentioned on X (Formerly Twitter) by Insomniac…

September 15, 2023 | 12:42 EDT

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New PS5 System Software Beta Adds Tons Of Quality-Of-Life Features

Sony has unveiled a new PS5 system software beta, which is rolling out to selected participants starting from today. Previous system software beta builds have introduced features like 1440p support…

July 31, 2023 | 09:19 EDT

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Sony Has Sold 40 Million PS5 Units to Customers

Sony Interactive Entertainment just announced that the PS5 has passed a relevant sales milestone.  According to the announcement, the console has sold through over 40 million units, which means that…

July 27, 2023 | 09:23 EDT

PlayStation Plus Monthly Games August

PlayStation PlusMonthly Games for August 2023 Announced

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced the games that all PlayStation Plus subscribers will receive at no additional cost in August 2023.  According to the announcement shared on the…

July 26, 2023 | 11:55 EDT

Xbox and PlayStation Strike Deal for Call of Duty

Microsoft & Sony Sign Deal to Keep Call of Duty on PlayStation After FTC Falis to Block Activision Merger

Today Microsoft announced that it has signed a binding agreement to keep the Call of Duty franchise on PlayStation consoles after the acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The deal was announced via…

July 16, 2023 | 10:32 EDT

Ratchet facing off against a massive monster with a gun in Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

(Updated) Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart PC Specs Revealed, GPU Decompression Detailed

Update: The Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart PC specs have now been officially announced. They appeared via the PlayStation Blog earlier today, confirming that the details of the deleted Steam post…

July 13, 2023 | 10:13 EDT

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Naughty Dog Co-President Evan Wells Will Retire; New Leadership Team Announced

Today Naughty Dog announced that co-president Evan Wells has decided to retire at the end of the year.  This announcement turns the last page on a carer at the studio started 25 years ago. Wells was…

July 11, 2023 | 06:05 EDT

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PlayStation Plus Monthly Games for July 2023 Announced; CoD Black Ops Cold War & More

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced the games that all PlayStation Plus subscribers will receive at no additional cost in July 2023.  According to the announcement shared on the official…

June 28, 2023 | 01:38 EDT

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Microsoft Accuses Sony of Lobbying To Protect Its Dominant Position Following Hearing Against FTC

Today marked the first day of the evidentiary hearing that sees Microsoft and Activision fight in court against the FTC's demand for a preliminary injunction that would severely hinder the proposed…

June 22, 2023 | 08:34 EDT

Final Fantasy XVI

Gorgeous Final Fantasy XVI Trailer Highlights PS5 Features

Sony Interactive Entertainment just released a new trailer of Final Fantasy XVI focusing on its features tied with PlayStation 5. While the footage is pretty generic (albeit gorgeous), we get to…

June 15, 2023 | 12:18 EDT

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PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan Discusses What Makes PS5 Attractive, Importance of Japan, & Timing of PC Releases

Today the Japanese website Weekly Famitsu published an interview with Sony Interactive Entertainment president Jim Ryan, touching on a variety of topics.  In the interview, Ryan claims that the…

May 19, 2023 | 12:13 EDT

The PlayStation Access controller, which was formerly known as Project Leonardo

Sony Officially Reveals PlayStation Access Controller, Formerly Project Leonardo

Sony has unveiled the official name for the Project Leonardo accessibility controller. It's now called the Access, and as well as the name, Sony has also revealed new details about the controller,…

May 18, 2023 | 08:45 EDT

PlayStation Showcase

PlayStation Showcase Coming Next Week Promising Over an Hour of First & Third-Party Games

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced the highly-anticipated next PlayStation Showcase that traditionally replaces the company's long-dead E3 conference.  According to the announcement, the…

May 17, 2023 | 10:11 EDT

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PlayStation's India Hero Project Puts Out The Call For Indian Developers

PlayStation has announced the India Hero Project, a new initiative intended to amplify the voices of Indian game developers. The project is open for applications right now and is looking for Indian…

May 9, 2023 | 03:09 EDT

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Sony Is Shutting Down First Party Studio Pixelopus of Concrete Genie Fame

Today, Sony Interactive Entertainment's first-party studio Pixelopus announced that it's going to be shut down.  The announcement, made on Twitter, reads as follows, accompanied by a cute…

May 5, 2023 | 05:09 EDT

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Sony's Live Service Games Won't Just Be Fortnite or Destiny Clones

PlayStation Studios head Hermen Hulst has laid out his vision for Sony's upcoming live service offerings in a new interview. The executive says that although these games will have live service…

May 1, 2023 | 11:05 EDT

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Sony Releasing Genshin Impact Earbuds & Neck Speaker in Japan

Today, the Japanese arm of Sony made a couple of interesting audio accessories dedicated to the popular online RPG Genshin Impact available for preorder as part of a collaboration with HoYoverse.…

January 12, 2023 | 10:33 EST

Sony Honda Mobility CEO Yasuhide Mizuno standing in front of a new Afeela car with a PS5 game running on it

Sony's New Electric Car Can Play PS5 Games

Have you ever wanted to play a PS5 game in your car without resorting to cumbersome portable displays? Well, Sony and Honda might have the answer for you. Last night, under their collaborative brand…

January 5, 2023 | 09:46 EST

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Sony Unveils Virtual Soccer Stadium Metaverse Experience At CES

Sony has had a busy CES 2023 so far. Plenty of new announcements have been made by the gaming and tech giant, and one of those announcements was a new virtual stadium experience in which you can hang…

January 5, 2023 | 09:10 EST

A screenshot for a game that Sony will soon be banning or restricting from their store.

Sony Bans Trophy Spam Games From Store

If you're a PlayStation trophy hunter and you want to acquire lots of trophies, you've probably heard about the many shovelware trophy spam games out there. Basically, these are cheap games sold on…

November 22, 2022 | 11:07 EST

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JRPGs, Farming Sims, and More Kiryu in Like A Dragon | Podcast 51

We get into the many announcements (many farming sim announcements) from the Nintendo Direct, the new stuff shown at Sony’s State of Play, and we talk all things Like a Dragon (Yakuza). K-pop Kiryu…

September 19, 2022 | 07:05 EDT

Two warriors on horseback in the Limgrave fields in From Software's Elden Ring

Tencent And Sony Buy Over 30% Shares In From Software

Gaming giants Tencent and Sony have purchased more than 30% of shares in Elden Ring and Dark Souls developer From Software. Parent company Kadokawa still has a majority stake, but Sony and Tencent…

August 31, 2022 | 10:26 EDT

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PlayStation Studios Mobile Announced Alongside New Acquisition

Sony has announced a new PlayStation Studios Mobile division, the formation of which is also coinciding with a brand new acquisition. The mobile business will operate outside of the console division…

August 29, 2022 | 08:34 EDT

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Microsoft and Nintendo Respond to Sony's PS5 Price Hike

Yesterday, we learned that Sony would be increasing the price of the PlayStation 5 in Japan, Europe, China, Australia, Mexico, Canada, and the UK. Due to this extremely random and seemingly…

August 26, 2022 | 12:49 EDT

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Sony Have Stopped Reporting PlayStation 4 Shipments

It is a day that every console fears. Dread it, run from it, destiny still arrives all the same, and the PlayStation 4's day has come. According to Daniel Ahmad, Sony has stopped counting PlayStation…

August 10, 2022 | 10:41 EDT

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PlayStation Stars Is A New PlayStation Loyalty Program Launching This Year

Sony has announced PlayStation Stars, a new PlayStation loyalty program launching later this year. It'll give you the chance to earn reward points for completing certain activities, and you can then…

July 14, 2022 | 10:05 EDT

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New PlayStation Acquisition Haven Studios To Focus On Cloud Gaming

Jade Raymond's Haven Studios has officially become part of PlayStation. In light of her studio joining PlayStation, Raymond has described her vision for Haven, specifically referring to a focus on…

July 11, 2022 | 12:43 EDT

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Sony Deleting Content From PlayStation Libraries

Sony is removing some StudioCanal content from users' PlayStation libraries in certain territories, meaning those users won't be able to view that content anymore. The removal will take effect in…

July 7, 2022 | 10:03 EDT

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PlayStation Plus Premium NTSC Classics Are Coming

Sony has confirmed that it will be bringing NTSC versions of its PlayStation Plus Premium Classics lineup to PAL regions. The company says regions like Europe, Africa, and Oceania will get NTSC…

June 23, 2022 | 10:40 EDT

Hideo Kojima

Yes, Hideo Kojima is Still Working With PlayStation

To the shock and dismay of some PlayStation fans, Kojima Productions is no longer exclusively making console games for PlayStation. Yesterday, Hideo Kojima announced that he and his studio have…

June 13, 2022 | 10:14 EDT

TechRaptor Podcast Sonic Frontiers

TechRaptor Podcast - Sonic Team Does It Again

#sonicfrontiers #dwerve #madden22 #playstation #gaming #streetfighter We get into all the announcements from Sony’s State of Play, the gameplay reveal of Sonic Frontiers (Team Sonic knocked it out of…

June 6, 2022 | 07:00 EDT

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PS Plus Classic Games Info Trickling Out From Asia

The PlayStation Plus revamp is due to launch in Asia later today, and new details have been trickling through from the region since earlier today. They include two new PS Plus Classic games, as well…

May 23, 2022 | 10:07 EDT

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PlayStation Plus Classic Games Will Have Trophy Support

Update May 20th 8:46AM: It's looking like PlayStation Plus Classic games Trophy support will be a thing for at least some titles when they launch. A tweet from Syphon Filter developer Bend Studio has…

May 20, 2022 | 08:50 EDT

Salt and Sacrifice

[Updated] Salt and Sacrifice Price Changes Happen At Launch

Update 5/16 5:53 AM: Ska Studios has sent out a statement stating that no prices changed following the launch of the game, and that the change was not due to any platform holder. In the statement…

May 11, 2022 | 11:58 EDT

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PlayStation Spartacus Revealed As A PlayStation Plus Overhaul

Sony has announced that its long-rumored PlayStation Spartacus service is actually an overhaul to its PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now subscription models. The two will now be merged under the…

March 29, 2022 | 08:15 EDT

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Every First-Party Sony Game Developer As of 2022

The recent purchase of Jade Raymond’s new company Haven Studios by Sony is just the latest in a long line of game developers who have joined the fold. Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) was…

March 28, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection - The Next-Gen Difference

Nearly a year after The Last of Us Part II's 60 fps patch, Naughty Dog's other PS4 efforts have received native next-generation support. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves bundles Uncharted 4 and Uncharted…

January 26, 2022 | 10:00 EST

Twisted Metal

Twisted Metal Reboot Reportedly Switches Developers

The Twisted Metal series has always had a place in the hearts of a certain subset of gamers. It was a car combat slaughterfest that was wild, crazy, and most important of all: fun. There hasn't been…

January 10, 2022 | 10:54 EST

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PlayStation Studios Purchases Bluepoint Games

After months of speculation and denial, Sony has officially purchased Bluepoint Games, the developer of the Demon's Souls and Shadow of the Colossus remakes. Sony says Bluepoint's "expertise" will…

September 30, 2021 | 11:30 EDT

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Sony Working To Bring Big PlayStation IPs To Mobile

Sony has revealed that it's looking to bring some of its major IPs to the mobile space. As part of a corporate strategy meeting, PlayStation head Jim Ryan said the mobile gaming space could "…

May 26, 2021 | 09:47 EDT

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Sony Might Be Making a Mistake that Will Harm Game Preservation

The recent rumors regarding the closure of Sony’s digital stores for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation Vita was no doubt shocking, yet not surprising. After all, on the…

March 26, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

Tom Holland as Nathan Drake in the Uncharted movie

Uncharted Movie Delayed Again, This Time Until 2022

It looks like Nathan Drake's fortunes are once again on the wane as Sony has announced an Uncharted movie delay to 2022 It was originally intended for release in July this year, but the ongoing COVID…

January 22, 2021 | 08:52 EST

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Sony Sheds Light On PS5 Peripheral Compatibility

Sony has revealed some details regarding which PlayStation 4 peripherals will be compatible with PS5. Many peripherals will work, but there's some bad news if you're hoping to use your PS4…

August 3, 2020 | 08:50 EDT

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Sony Files Japanese Patent For Emulating PS1, PS2, PS3 Games

Sony has filed a patent with the Japanese Patent Office for technology allowing a console to emulate PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation 3 games via the cloud. This will presumably tie into…

July 9, 2020 | 09:02 EDT


PS4 Games Submitted From July 13, 2020 Must be PS5 Compatible

You'd think this would've been done much earlier, but according to Eurogamer, Sony has been telling developers that any PlayStation 4 game submitted for certification after July 13 must also be…

May 29, 2020 | 11:08 EDT

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PlayStation PAX East Events Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Bad news for gamers heading up to Boston next week: the PlayStation PAX East events have been universally canceled amidst concerns over the coronavirus. @AutomaticZen noticed an update to the…

February 19, 2020 | 02:14 EST

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Seven More Games Added to PlayStation Hits Lineup

Sony has added another seven games to the PlayStation Hits lineup, allowing you to buy them in fancy red boxes for the much cheaper price of $19.99. Three of the games are first party titles. Leading…

September 27, 2019 | 03:15 EDT

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The Last of Us Part II Multiplayer Still Happening, Will Be A Standalone Game

We recently reported that The Last of Us Part II wouldn't have a multiplayer mode. Speaking to USgamer, a Naughty Dog staffer and Sony both confirmed that the game would only ship with a single-…

September 27, 2019 | 09:00 EDT