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Vita sales continue to disappoint as Sony scales back expectations

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Back in May, Sony was confident that its newly launched Playstation Vita and aging PlayStation Portable would combine for a robust 16 million in sales for the fiscal year. Three months later, having sold only 1.8 million portable systems, the company lowered that forecast to 12 million units. Now, after...
Vita sales continue to disappoint as Sony scales back expectations

Garnet red PlayStation 3 bundled with God of War: Ascension and 500GB HDD arrives this March for $349

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Sony apparently sees 2013 as a chance to colorize its aging PlayStation 3 console, today announcing yet another new color for the superslim packing 500GB of storage. To match the blood red tattoos found all over God of War star Kratos' body, Sony colored this one garnet red, and...
Garnet red PlayStation 3 bundled with God of War: Ascension and 500GB HDD arrives this March for $349

Sony's Yoshida confirms all PlayStation 4 games work with Vita via Remote Play (with minor exceptions)

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Sony's PlayStation Vita is getting a major content boost when the PlayStation 4 launches later this year, as all PlayStation 4 games will run on the Vita via Remote Play. The only exceptions offered by Sony Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida were, "unless the game requires specific hardware like...
Sony's Yoshida confirms all PlayStation 4 games work with Vita via Remote Play (with minor exceptions)

WSJ: Sony Working On Phone That Can Play Playstation Games

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Sony (SNE) is working on a smart phone that can download and play Playstation games, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cites “people familiar with the matter.” Also under development, the story says, is a project that “blurs distinctions among a netbook, an e-reader and a PlayStation Portable, or...
WSJ: Sony Working On Phone That Can Play Playstation Games
PlayStation Plus coming to PS Vita next week with six free games

PlayStation Network renamed Sony Entertainment Network

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Departing Sony CEO Howard Stringer speaks about the Sony Entertainment Network during Sony's press conference at CES 2012. (Credit: Photo by Christopher MacManus/CNET) PlayStation Network will soon be no more. The PSN logo. (Credit: SCEA) In a move toward unifying its online services, Sony is changing the name of...
PlayStation Network renamed Sony Entertainment Network

Microsoft’s Skype arrives on Sony’s PlayStation Vita

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Microsoft’s Skype division is launching a video and voice calling app today for Sony’s latest handheld gaming device, the PlayStation Vita. The release isn’t a huge surprise, given that Skype also has an app for the PlayStation Portable, the PS Vita’s predecessor. But it’s notable because it comes after Microsoft’s...
Microsoft’s Skype arrives on Sony’s PlayStation Vita

Netflix lands on Sony’s PlayStation Vita, but only for users in the Americas

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Netflix has announced that its movie and TV streaming service is landing on Sony’s new PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) today, making it the first Sony handheld entertainment system to feature the service. The PS Vita is the successor to the PlayStation Portable, and was released in Japan and other parts...
Netflix lands on Sony’s PlayStation Vita, but only for users in the Americas
Report claims developers abandoning PlayStation Vita for Nintendo 3DS

Data shows Vita's missing backward compatibility could cost Sony sales

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Kotaku is reporting that Sony will not be bringing its Japanese UMD Passport program to North America, removing the only method for PlayStation Vita owners to play their collection of PlayStation Portable universal media discs (UMDs) on the new handheld (PSP games downloaded from the PlayStation Network will still...
Data shows Vita's missing backward compatibility could cost Sony sales
Adventure Bar Story shows players an RPG world from another perspective
GameStop refurb Nintendo 3DS came with porn, ruining one father's Christmas morning

PlayStation Plus launches on Vita in the US next week, bringing six free games with it

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PlayStation Plus, the premium online membership service available to PlayStation 3 owners, is expanding its Instant Game Collection to support the PlayStation Vita. Sony’s latest handheld, which has struggled to move a significant amount of units since its launch in Japan last December, will receive the collection of games in...
PlayStation Plus launches on Vita in the US next week, bringing six free games with it
Sony slashes Vita sales forecast after slow Q1 sales
Feature: A new standard in design: in-depth with the PlayStation Vita
Every PlayStation 4 game will be available to download, subscription service a possibility

The 5 worst examples of game-related advertising, marketing, and public relations

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There’s no such thing as bad press. It’s a cliché, and — even worse than that — it’s not even true. If you want evidence that the public spotlight is a bad thing on occasion, you should acquaint yourself with the story of Ocean Marketing. As our article points out, an...
The 5 worst examples of game-related advertising, marketing, and public relations

Sony finally drops the PlayStation Vita's price... in Japan

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2012 might have been too early for a price cut on Sony's flagging PlayStation Vita portable, but early 2013 is obviously a different matter. Sony Japan announced today that both the Wi-Fi and 3G enabled versions of the system will be lowered to a price of ¥19,980 (around $215)...
Sony finally drops the PlayStation Vita's price... in Japan
Sony hides PlayStation 3 sales data as profits fall
Portable Neo Geo X available for $130 without accessories

Sony's PlayStation Portable dropping by ¥3,000 to ¥14,800

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Just because Sony's focus during the Tokyo Game Show is on its two newest consoles, the Vita and the PlayStation 3, doesn't mean the company's forgotten about the PlayStation Portable. During its press conference this evening, Sony dropped ¥3,000 (about $40) from the base price of the PSP in...
Sony's PlayStation Portable dropping by ¥3,000 to ¥14,800

Sony scales back expectations for Vita after weak sales performance

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While Nintendo has been having difficulty in the home console arena lately, competitor Sony is having similar troubles trying to make a dent in the portable console market following the recent launch of the PlayStation Vita. In a newly released earnings report [PDF] for the quarter ending in June, Sony revealed...
Sony scales back expectations for Vita after weak sales performance
PS Vita: In a world of mobile phones, do handheld gaming devices have a future?
Who won? First-week sales of PS Vita vs. PSP vs. 3DS vs. DS (infographic)

PlayStation a non-factor in Sony's first profit in 5 years

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Sony is a profitable company for the first time in half a decade. The Japanese conglomerate reported total revenues of $72.3 billion for its fiscal year that ended March 31. That is up 4.7 percent from the previous year. The company also generated $435.7 million in profit, which is...
PlayStation a non-factor in Sony's first profit in 5 years
Sony PS Vita exploit opens the door for unauthorized apps, piracy

Microsoft rumoured to be working on Xbox Surface, a 7-inch tablet designed specifically for gaming

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Microsoft is working on a new 7-inch tablet designed specifically for gaming, according to a recent report by The Verge. It follows rumours in June that the company was creating a new product, called the Xbox Surface, which could operate as a streaming device similar to the Wii U and...
Microsoft rumoured to be working on Xbox Surface, a 7-inch tablet designed specifically for gaming

Tim Cook Should Steal All These Awesome Ideas From The PlayStation Vita [REVIEW] (SNE, T)

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The PlayStation Vita will probably be the last handheld gaming console you will ever buy. It's the ultimate swan song for an industry that is already about to die. But rather than die with a whimper (Dreamcast, we're looking at you), it's going out with a cataclysmic beautiful explosive...
Tim Cook Should Steal All These Awesome Ideas From The PlayStation Vita [REVIEW] (SNE, T)

Sony paints the PSP blue

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New blindingly blue PlayStation Portable indicates the PSP is still attracting consumers in Japan. [Read more]...
Sony paints the PSP blue
PlayStation Vita starts moving off the shelves
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