Posts tagged Sony
10 Games From Playstation’s Paris Games Week Event That You Should Get Excited For

Sony just unveiled a whole load of new Playstation games at its Paris Games Week event. It’s easy to lose the most exciting titles in all the noise, so here are the 10 biggest announcements.

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No, Sony And Microsoft. Most People Don’t Want A New Playstation Or Xbox Right Now

With the Playstation 4 Pro heading for a November release and Microsoft’s new Xbox, codenamed Project Scorpio, on the horizon for next year, consumers are stuck with a question – do you need or want one?

And the answer in pretty much all circumstances is a resounding “no.”

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The Vinyl Deception: Records Are Not As Big As You Think

Vinyl has risen from the dead over the last nine years, under the guise of superior audio quality and the full package of liner notes. This trend has led to the likes of Sony and Panasonic introducing record players recently.

Wired magazine has even gone on to write about how vinyl records won CES 2016 and while this is true, I believe we're giving records a lot more credit than they're due.

The reason: they are never played.

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Sony and Disney Start Streaming Films Still In Cinemas

No industry resists change like the film industry, millions have been spent over the decades to keep the silver screen away well away from our familiar four walls. Sony and Disney have boldly moved into the unknown, piloting a trial that allows the residents of South Korea to watch on demand some films that are still being shown in the theatres.

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University Of Nottingham Teams Up With Sony To Cure Lazy Eye With Videogames

Remember when playing Tetris helped adults with amblyopia (aka lazy eye)? Well now Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and the University of Nottingham have teamed up to prove that once again, computer games are the answer. Developing original games based on popular PS3 titles, SCEE is creating content for the "I-BiT" system, which will help children overcome their condition in the most fun way possible.

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Full Playstation 4 Specs Revealed

So Sony has announced their next generation console, the Playstation 4, set for release at the fall of 2013.  Alongside this, they have also released detailed hardware specs for the console, the Dualshock 4 controller and the Playstation 4 eye.

The console was unveiled at Wednesday's 'Playstation Meeting' in New York, where Sony Computer Entertainment boss Andrew House called it Sony's "most powerful platform ever".  The following are detailed specs released by the company.

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Vita Continues To Struggle, Sony Admits Lack Of Developer Support

We like the PlayStation Vita, we really do. Just take a gander at our early-look review and you'll understand why; an impressive 5-inch OLED display, strength in performance and, finally, those long-awaited dual analogue sticks. But despite that, the Vita is a £200-odd purchase now haunting our bank balances. Why? The games just aren't there.

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Is The Videogame Industry On The Decline?

Once labelled 'recession proof' by the more optimistic industry players of the world, the videogame industry is now an industry finding it difficult to move with these economically tough times. Under an immense struggle to show any signs of the powerhouse it was just a few years ago, the question has to be asked: how has this happened?

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