News items tagged with sony

80% Of PS4 Owners Never Played An Uncharted Game

80% Of PS4 Owners Never Played An Uncharted Game

According to Sony research, 80% of PS4 owners have yet to play an Uncharted game. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection aims to capitalize on that market. The Uncharted games were a staple of of t...

By Denny Connolly on November 21, 2017
PS4: 5 Games That Make The Console Worth Buying

PS4: 5 Games That Make The Console Worth Buying

On November 15th, 2013, Sony’s PlayStation 4 launched in North America to much fanfare. The system’s initially lower price point when compared to its competition, along with its promise of allowing...

By Dalton Cooper on November 21, 2017
Uncharted Collection 60FPS Gameplay

Uncharted Collection 60FPS Gameplay

PlayStation 4 owners were understandably upset when Sony announced the plan to delay Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End to 2016, as it has left a considerable holiday gap of exclusives for the system ove...

By Dalton Cooper on November 17, 2017
PlayStation Now Borderlands and BioShock Update Live

PlayStation Now Borderlands and BioShock Update Live

The cloud gaming service known to Sony fans as PlayStation Now adds a bunch of games from the Borderlands and BioShock series to its ever-growing library of releases. Starting today, those who subs...

By Kyle Sledge on November 16, 2017
Uncharted Collection Demo Coming

Uncharted Collection Demo Coming

PlayStation 4 owners everywhere were disappointed when Sony announced that their biggest game of the year, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, was delayed to Spring 2016. Sony realized that they still ne...

By Dalton Cooper on November 16, 2017
Until Dawn Prequel The Inpatient Gets Delayed

Until Dawn Prequel The Inpatient Gets Delayed

Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games had two PlayStation VR-exclusive games set to release by the end of the year, but now both titles have been delayed to 2018. As announced by the studio earli...

By Dalton Cooper on November 14, 2017
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on November 14, 2017
Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

While we live for looking forward to what new games come out each year, we dread the overwhelming process of  picking only a select few to rank as our most anticipated. Starting with a list of...

By Rob Keyes on November 13, 2017
Pachter: PS5 Will Not Be More Than $500

Pachter: PS5 Will Not Be More Than $500

Sony has not officially announced the PlayStation 5 yet and is still focusing on the PS4 and the PS4 Pro. But this hasn’t stopped some from making predictions about what the console might offer to...

By Jasmine Henry on November 10, 2017
Sony Promises Huge Announcements at Paris Games Week

Sony Promises Huge Announcements at Paris Games Week

Sony is building up excitement for its upcoming PlayStation Media Showcase event on Monday, October 30, during Paris Games Week. The event, according to Sony, is going to be of a similar scale to E...

By Rory Young on November 10, 2017
Horizon: Zero Dawn DLC Trailer Shows off the Scorcher

Horizon: Zero Dawn DLC Trailer Shows off the Scorcher

As Guerrilla Games gears up to release the latest DLC for Horizon: Zero Dawn, the developer launches a new video which introduces players to a fierce new mechanical beast that can be found in The F...

By Maxwell Jeffery on November 09, 2017
Knack 2 Announced

Knack 2 Announced

At the PlayStation Experience, Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida announces that Knack 2 will be coming to the PlayStation 4 platform, giving a first look at the title with a short trailer. During today’s PlayS...

By John Jacques on November 08, 2017
News Wrap Up: Xbox One Covers, Ubisoft MMO, GT6, Minecraft & More!

News Wrap Up: Xbox One Covers, Ubisoft MMO, GT6, Minecraft & More!

It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing later this year and share some fun news bits for some of our recent favorites. We’re going to look at the Xbox One covers of Quant...

By Rob Keyes on November 07, 2017
Uncharted: Sales, Game of the Year Edition, & Films Made From Game Footage

Uncharted: Sales, Game of the Year Edition, & Films Made From Game Footage

Seventeen million Uncharted fans can’t be wrong! Sony has announced that cumulative sales for Nathan Drake’s digital adventures, including all three PlayStation 3 games and Vita’s Uncharted: Gold...

By Jeff Schille on November 06, 2017
Interview: Sony Canada’s Director of PR and Marketing Matt Levitan

Interview: Sony Canada’s Director of PR and Marketing Matt Levitan

While Sony has been managing some financial woes, the Sony PlayStation brand keeps chugging along. With the recent successful release of the PlayStation Vita in North America, Sony Computer Enter...

By Jason Weissman on November 06, 2017
PlayStation’s ‘Vita Social Clubs’ Pamper Gamers

PlayStation’s ‘Vita Social Clubs’ Pamper Gamers

Sony might be onto something with their current stint of customer service. While conventions give ample opportunities to demo new games and hardware, it’s tailored more for press rather than the pu...

By Curt Hutson on November 06, 2017
Uncharted Collection for PS4?

Uncharted Collection for PS4?

Over the years, the PlayStation has amassed an impressive collection of games, and God of War Collections, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection update older titles for Sony’s latest consoles, with reva...

By Christopher Gates on November 06, 2017
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in 2012, l...

By Rob Keyes on November 06, 2017
Uncharted 4 Multiplayer Beta Start Date

Uncharted 4 Multiplayer Beta Start Date

It used to be a rarity on consoles, but now multiplayer betas are all the rage. It seems every shooter has a multiplayer beta of some sort, with Call of Duty even throwing its hat in the beta rin...

By Dalton Cooper on November 05, 2017
PSN Sale Next Week: 11 Games For 30% Off

PSN Sale Next Week: 11 Games For 30% Off

Summer means a lot of things. For students, it means a nice long break from the terror that is school. For just about everyone else, it means days of scorching heat, vacations in other countries,...

By C.J. Smillie on November 05, 2017
Patapon 3 Multiplayer Demo Raids PSP on July 6

Patapon 3 Multiplayer Demo Raids PSP on July 6

Patapon is an awesome game, so at last month’s E3 when Sony announced Patapon 3, with a new multiplayer mode, people were pumped to play it on the show floor. Apparently, Sony would like to spread...

By Riley Little on November 04, 2017
God of War Fans Have Only Seen a 'Sliver' of the Game

God of War Fans Have Only Seen a 'Sliver' of the Game

PS4 players were given a lot to enjoy during Sony’s Paris Games Week 2017 showcase. The company presented a new trailer for God of War, highlighting the game’s combat and how Kratos and his son Atr...

By Jasmine Henry on November 03, 2017
2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Winners & Thoughts

2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Winners & Thoughts

Yesterday evening at Fan Expo Vancouver, Reboot Communications and Greedy Productions held the Canadian Videogame Awards, hosted by industry voice actor Elias Toufexis (Adam Jensen in Deus Ex: Hu...

By Rob Keyes on November 03, 2017
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few pleasant surprises during the five major pres...

By Rob Keyes on November 03, 2017
Psyonix: PS4/Xbox One Cross-Play is 'Inevitable'

Psyonix: PS4/Xbox One Cross-Play is 'Inevitable'

Psyonix vice president Jeremy Dunham discusses the possibility of PS4 to Xbox One cross-platform play in Rocket League, calling the feature ‘inevitable.’ Rocket League made history earlier this yea...

By Dalton Cooper on November 03, 2017
2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Finalists Revealed

2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Finalists Revealed

At last year’s Canadian Videogame Awards, FIFA Soccer 2012 took home game of the year, while Deux Ex: Human Revolution won Best Console Game and Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP won Best Do...

By Rob Keyes on November 03, 2017
‘Gran Turismo 5’ Is Far From Perfect, According To EA and Codemasters

‘Gran Turismo 5’ Is Far From Perfect, According To EA and Codemasters

Anyone who has been paying attention to the ongoing saga of Gran Turismo 5 knows that the game didn’t take as long as it did to be released for no reason. Polyphony Digital has made it clear that...

By Andrew Dyce on November 03, 2017
Spider-Man PS4 Game Will Let You Play as [SPOILER]

Spider-Man PS4 Game Will Let You Play as [SPOILER]

By featuring it prominently at both its E3 2017 press conference and during its Paris Games Week event, Sony has shown that it has a lot of confidence in the upcoming PS4 exclusive Spider-Man game...

By Dalton Cooper on November 02, 2017
Rumor: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2 Leaks

Rumor: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2 Leaks

Rumors are circulating that Sony may soon announce a sequel to PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, a fighting game that stars characters from various franchises on the console. While clearly borro...

By Curt Hutson on November 02, 2017
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on November 02, 2017
E3 2011 Awards: Winners

E3 2011 Awards: Winners

Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together lists for our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our most anticipated rumored games. Several of the rumored games did end up being show...

By Rob Keyes on November 02, 2017
Spider-Man PS4 Trailer Reveals Peter Parker Gameplay

Spider-Man PS4 Trailer Reveals Peter Parker Gameplay

With the Batman Arkham series wrapped up and in the past, comic book fans have been anxiously waiting for the next big super-hero action game to arrive. Although it’s still running a bit behind sch...

By Denny Connolly on November 02, 2017
Detroit: Become Human Trailer Reveals Release Window

Detroit: Become Human Trailer Reveals Release Window

The excitement for PS4 exclusive Detroit: Become Human has been rising ever since Sony revealed a new gameplay trailer at E3 2017. Fans have been eager not just to see more of the game, but they al...

By Jasmine Henry on November 02, 2017
Infamous Dev Reveals New Game Ghost of Tsushima

Infamous Dev Reveals New Game Ghost of Tsushima

Rumors have been circulating for a while that Sucker Punch Productions is working on a brand new PS4 exclusive. The developer, which is known for creating the Sly Cooper and inFamous franchises, ha...

By Jasmine Henry on November 02, 2017
God of War Director Defends Linear Games

God of War Director Defends Linear Games

Following the recent controversy surrounding the closure of Visceral Studios by Electronic Arts, and the changes made to the upcoming Star Wars title, a new tweet from God of War director Cory Barl...

By Maxwell Jeffery on November 02, 2017
Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Gaming is an evolving medium, that much is undeniable. As hardware continues to advance, so too do the games that find themselves on it, but something happened after the PlayStation 2 and Nintend...

By Riley Little on October 31, 2017
God of War Changes a Major Mechanic from Original Games

God of War Changes a Major Mechanic from Original Games

Upcoming PS4 exclusive God of War makes several big changes in comparison to the PS3 games. The PS4 game is based on Norse mythology, rather than Greek, and it will feature Kratos making parenting...

By Jasmine Henry on October 29, 2017
Gran Turismo Sport Online Requirement Causing Problems

Gran Turismo Sport Online Requirement Causing Problems

Gran Turismo Sport is earning criticism for its frustrating online requirements, which have grown increasingly problematic since the game’s launch this past week. Just several days past launch, Gra...

By Rory Young on October 27, 2017
PS4 Console Sales Triple in UK After Pro Launches

PS4 Console Sales Triple in UK After Pro Launches

According to MCVUK, the launch of Sony’s PS4 Pro last week has bolstered the company’s console sales significantly, including tripling the PS4’s sales figures in the UK. Xbox One has been consisten...

By Cody Gravelle on October 26, 2017
PlayStation 4 Receiving Mini Wired Controller for Kids

PlayStation 4 Receiving Mini Wired Controller for Kids

Gaming nowadays is more accessible than it has ever been, with everything from dedicated consoles to mobile devices allowing for hopeful players to get their fix. Still, developers remain eager to...

By Riley Little on October 24, 2017
1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

With Final Fantasy 15 and Uncharted 4 coming soon, 2016 is looking like a solid year for gamers. But one writer argues why 1998 remains his pick as the best year for video games. 2015 had a number...

By Alexander Pan on October 18, 2017
RDR 2 on PS4 Gets First Access on Some Online Content

RDR 2 on PS4 Gets First Access on Some Online Content

Sony Interactive Entertainment officially reveals that Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 gives PlayStation 4 players first access to some online content. While fans the world over are almost as...

By Kyle Sledge on October 15, 2017
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. The...

By Tyler Schirado on October 08, 2017
PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

The notion of cross-platform play would have seemed absurd to gaming fans even half a decade ago, when people still earnestly believed that the famed “console wars” of the early-to-mid-2000s would...

By Cody Gravelle on October 07, 2017
5 Reasons PS4 and Xbox One Crossplay Needs to Happen

5 Reasons PS4 and Xbox One Crossplay Needs to Happen

Lately, Sony has been feeling the heat as fans demand that the PS4 platform holder should enable cross-platform play with Xbox One. Sony has refused to budge despite the pressure, which has only in...

By Jasmine Henry on October 07, 2017
Sony Teases Paris Games Week Reveals

Sony Teases Paris Games Week Reveals

When Sony attended Paris Games Week in 2016, the company brought with it a handful of exciting reveals and announcements, including a trailer for Detroit: Become Human. And now that Sony has confir...

By Jasmine Henry on October 07, 2017
PS4 Update 5.0 Live for All Users

PS4 Update 5.0 Live for All Users

After Sony Interactive Entertainment held a private beta, the company has now made the PS4‘s big Update 5.0 available for all users. As is to be expected, there are not only a few huge features inc...

By Kyle Sledge on October 07, 2017
Horizon: Zero Dawn Game of the Year Edition Surfaces

Horizon: Zero Dawn Game of the Year Edition Surfaces

Without a doubt, Horizon: Zero Dawn is easily one of the best PS4 exclusives to be released in quite some time, and many would even go so far as to say that it can be considered as a contender for...

By Kyle Sledge on October 07, 2017
Knack 2 Review

Knack 2 Review

The original Knack was a PlayStation 4 launch title, and was criticized at the time of its release for being little more than a tech demo to showcase some of the new console’s graphical capabilitie...

By Dalton Cooper on October 07, 2017
The Last Guardian Review

The Last Guardian Review

The Last Guardian is a must-play for fans, but it struggles under the weight of years worth of anticipation, due in large part to troublesome AI and a finicky camera. After 9 years, numerous delay...

By Anthony Taormina on September 30, 2017
Fortnite Gets Cross-Play Between PS4 and Xbox One

Fortnite Gets Cross-Play Between PS4 and Xbox One

Epic Games’ third-person shooter Fortnite quietly gets cross-play support between PS4 and Xbox One, a surprise move that runs counter to Sony’s usual stance on the feature.

By Cody Gravelle on September 22, 2017
Fortnite Launches Battle Royale Add-On for Free

Fortnite Launches Battle Royale Add-On for Free

Epic Games releases its latest update for Fortnite, bringing a ton of fixes to the game and making the PvP Battle Royale mode free to download for everyone.

By Derek Nichols on September 22, 2017
Fortnite Battle Royale Mode is Going Free to Play

Fortnite Battle Royale Mode is Going Free to Play

Epic Games announces that the Fortnite Battle Royale game mode will be going free to play later this month, with the developer promising it won’t be ‘pay to win.’

By Jasmine Henry on September 22, 2017
'The King' Trailer Brings PS4 Exclusives to Life

'The King' Trailer Brings PS4 Exclusives to Life

Sony releases an exciting new commercial for its PlayStation 4 system, featuring appearances by characters from upcoming PS4 exclusives like God of War and Spider-Man. Ever since the days of the or...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
PS4 Pro Sales 'Off to a Good Start,' Says GameStop

PS4 Pro Sales 'Off to a Good Start,' Says GameStop

Games retailer GameStop reveals that PS4 Pro sales are ‘off to a good start,’ and that virtual reality gaming headsets don’t stay on store shelves for more than 10 days. When Sony announced the PS4...

By Jasmine Henry on September 18, 2017
Microsoft Talks Xbox Scorpio Price & PS4 Pro

Microsoft Talks Xbox Scorpio Price & PS4 Pro

Xbox exec Albert Penello discusses Xbox Scorpio and PS4 Pro, insinuating that Microsoft’s upgraded console could launch at a similar price as Sony’s new system. In the months leading up to E3 2016,...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
PS4 System Update Should Improve Performance Quality

PS4 System Update Should Improve Performance Quality

Sony releases Patch 4.07 for the PlayStation 4 which promises improved performance, but it remains to be seen if this will fix recent issues with the PS4 Pro. Sony released the latest system softwa...

By Jason Gallagher on September 13, 2017
PlayStation VR Controls Market Share Over Oculus, Vive

PlayStation VR Controls Market Share Over Oculus, Vive

According to market research, Sony Interactive Entertainment already controls the market share with its PlayStation VR headset dominating Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. After having been named one of th...

By Kyle Sledge on September 13, 2017
Death Stranding Uses Horizon: Zero Dawn Graphics Engine

Death Stranding Uses Horizon: Zero Dawn Graphics Engine

Hideo Kojima reveals that his mysterious upcoming PS4 game, Death Stranding, uses the same game engine as Guerrilla Games’ PS4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn. When it was announced that more Death St...

By Jasmine Henry on September 13, 2017
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sort...

By Rob Keyes on September 12, 2017
Sony to Be 'More Cautious' Announcing Release Dates

Sony to Be 'More Cautious' Announcing Release Dates

At PlayStation Experience 2016, Sony executive Shuhei Yoshida reveals that the company will be “more cautious” when announcing release dates in future. Sony has a bit of a reputation for games that...

By Jasmine Henry on September 12, 2017
No Man's Sky Composer Confirms New Content

No Man's Sky Composer Confirms New Content

In a reply to a fan on Twitter, No Man’s Sky composer Paul Weir reveals that the game’s first content update is in the works and will include new music. Following its rocky and much talked about la...

By Jasmine Henry on September 12, 2017
The Last of Us Co-Director Not Returning for Part 2

The Last of Us Co-Director Not Returning for Part 2

The Last of Us co-director Bruce Straley will not be involved in directing The Last of Us: Part 2, leaving longtime creative partner Neil Druckmann to take the reins. Following months of speculati...

By Alexander Pan on September 12, 2017
Xbox Scorpio ‘Aspired a Little Bit Higher’ Than PS4 Pro

Xbox Scorpio ‘Aspired a Little Bit Higher’ Than PS4 Pro

Microsoft executive Albert Penello has continued the comparisons between the Xbox Scorpio and the PS4 Pro, stating that the Xbox console ‘aspired’ a little higher. This console generation, both Son...

By Rob Gordon on September 12, 2017
Wipeout: Omega Collection Coming to PS4

Wipeout: Omega Collection Coming to PS4

Wipeout: Omega Collection is announced at PlayStation Experience 2016, with a collection of classic games from the futuristic racing series seeing a release for PS4. The Wipeout series was one of...

By Rob Gordon on September 12, 2017
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on September 12, 2017
Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom Trailer Revealed

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom Trailer Revealed

Level 5 and Studio Ghibli’s JRPG is getting a sequel, and fans got a new look at Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom during the PlayStation Experience 2016 kickoff. The success of Ni No Kuni‘s first tit...

By Cody Gravelle on September 12, 2017
10 PS2 Games Everyone Should Play

10 PS2 Games Everyone Should Play

The PlayStation 2 is the best-selling video game console in history, and it has an impressive library to match, with these 10 PS2 games ones everyone should play. Originally released in 2000, the P...

By Dalton Cooper on September 12, 2017
The Last of Us: Part 2 Revealed at PSX 2016

The Last of Us: Part 2 Revealed at PSX 2016

During PlayStation Experience 2016, Sony Interactive Entertainment officially reveals developer Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us: Part 2 with a new trailer. Although it was unofficial information at th...

By Kyle Sledge on September 12, 2017
The Last of Us Part 2 Team Adds Westworld Writer

The Last of Us Part 2 Team Adds Westworld Writer

The Last of Us Part Two adds Westworld writer Halley Gross to its team, while creative director Neil Druckmann says that the game’s story will be ‘intense’. At PlayStation Experience 2016, develop...

By Jasmine Henry on September 12, 2017
Here They Lie Is a PS VR Launch Title

Here They Lie Is a PS VR Launch Title

Sony Interactive Entertainment and Tangentlemen release a new trailer for psychological horror game Here They Lie, confirming it as a PlayStation VR launch title. Ever since Here They Lie‘s reveal...

By Kyle Sledge on September 12, 2017
Uncharted 4 Survival, Multiplayer Update Hits Next Week

Uncharted 4 Survival, Multiplayer Update Hits Next Week

Video game developer Naughty Dog announces the Survival mode launches next week alongside a multiplayer update for its action-adventure game Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. Not too long ago, Naughty D...

By Kyle Sledge on September 08, 2017
E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

Watch ALL the new trailers and see ALL the new game announcements that came out of the E3 2014 press conferences.

By Rob Keyes on November 20, 2014
Uncharted: Fight For Fortune

Uncharted: Fight For Fortune

Sony Bend has announced ‘Uncharted: Fight for Fortune’ a card game title for PS Vita and many fans are already calling the game a shameless cash grab but is the negativity fair?

By Ben Kendrick on November 05, 2012