Category Archives: Sony

China’s Censorship Rules have been Released for Console Games

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China is getting ready to allow the big three to sell their consoles and games in their country. However, there are rules to follow if Sony, MS, and Nintendo want to be able to sell their games. Get a rundown of all the rules the Chinese government has put in place.

Natural Doctrine Trailer #2

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Check out this brand new trailer for Sony exclusive RPG Natural Doctrine.

InFamous: Second Son has went Gold

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InFamous Second Son’s development is complete, now the process of manufacturing the disks and shipping them to retailers will be begin. Sucker Punch’s Brian Fleming announced the good news on Twitter today. Get ready to unleash some smoke and neon powers on March 21st, only on the PS4.

Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus is Heading to the PS Vita soon

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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus has been rated by the ESRB for the PS Vita. This pretty much confirms the title is coming to Sony’s portable device. The title is rated E for Everyone, just like the PS3 version was last year. Via: VG247, Source: ESRB

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Teaser Trailer

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“BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma is the newest 2D fighting game from Aksys Games! Featuring a host of new characters, the new “Overdrive” battle system, and more, BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma will be available for the PlayStation® 3 entertainment system on March 25, 2014 and PlayStation® Vita handheld entertainment system this summer!”

Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition is Coming to the PS4

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Top Down Twin stick shooter Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition is heading to the PS4. Developed by Housemargue, this is a port of the PS3 title Dead Nation. More information can be found on VG247 and the PS Blog Asia

Famitsu Reviews – Soul Sacrifice Delta Scores a 37/40

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Famitsu has published their latest review scores for this week. Soul Sacrifice Delta was the big winner, scoring an impressive 37 out of 40. See all the other reviews below. 

PSN Update US (2/25/14) – Thief, Tales of Symphonia, and Castlevania Lead

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Sony has updated the PSN store in North America with a host of new titles. The most notable are Tales of Symphonia Chronicles for the PS3. Thief is also available on PS3 and PS4. Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 is on the service today as well. Get all of the discounts, deals, and updates on the PS Blog US.  Thanks Anti!

Layoffs Strike The Order: 1886 Studio Sony Santa Monica

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The studios that created God of War, and is currently working on The Order: 1886, Sony Santa Monica has been hit with layoffs. IGN was first to report this, since then Sony has issued a statement in response to the article. 

Mobile Suit Gundam Side Stories: The Blue Destiny Trailer

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Bandai Namco has released a brand new trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam Side Stories: The Blue Destiny on PS3. Watch the first trailer below.

PlayStation Plus – Japanese Informational Video

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Sony has released new informational video on PlayStation Plus for PS4. The video shows off the benefits of PS Plus, and what games use the service for online multiplayer.

Guerrilla Games is Working on a new IP, in Development for over 2 Years

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Guerrilla Games executive producer Angie Smets has revealed the firm is working on a new IP for the PlayStation 4. In a developer doc for the Japanese release of Killzone Shadow Fall, Smets outed the news. 

Killzone Shadow Fall – Japanese Subtitled Developer Diary

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PlayStation Japan has uploaded a brand new developer diary taking a behind the scenes look at Killzone Shadow Fall’s development team Guerrilla Games.

Massive PSN Sale Discounts PS3, PS4, and PS Vita up to 75% off

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Sony has a fantastic deal going on right now on PSN. Around 19 titles are discounted on the service, with PS Plus members even getting bigger discounts. Ni No Kuni is $9.99, Dragons Crown is $24.99, Tales of Xillia for $19.99, Terraria for $9.99 and more. See all the deals over at the PS Blog US. Via: VG247 

Final Fantasy XIV PS4 Beta – Megalocrab boss fight (Marauder’s guild duty)

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Arekkz Gaming fights the Megalocrab boss in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS4 Beta. Hopefully he can inflict ‘massive damage’.

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma – PS Vita Screenshots

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BlazeBlue Chrono Phantasma has a batch of new screenshots, check them out past the link. 

Gran Turismo 5 DLC will be Removed from PSN After April 30th 2014

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Sony has announced that Gran Turismo 5 DLC will be removed from the PSN store. Anti has rounded up all the relevant information below. 

Deep Down – New Screenshots Show off Social Networking and new Enemy

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PS4 RPG Deep Down has a few new screenshots. One of them details the “memento” system. This is the social networking aspects Deep Down has. The other two screenshots show off your character and a brand new enemy. Check it out below. 

InFamous Second Son – US TV Spot

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Sony has released a brand new TV Commercial for InFamous Second Son on PS4. Check it out past the link.

Giant Bomb Takes a look at the PS4 Store and Games

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Giant Bomb goes through an hour of PS4, PSN footage. Watch it below.

Killzone: Mercenary – Off Screen Footage of the new Maps

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Check out new footage of Killzone Mercenary’s new DLC maps on PS Vita.

Infamous Second Son – Neon Nightmare Gameplay Footage

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Check out some new footage of Infamous Second Son on the PS4. The video gives you a good look at the open world in the game.

Naughty Dog says “There’s Always a Possibility” for Jak 4

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Naughty Dog senor developer Bruce Straley has not shut the door on Jak and Daxter making a return in the future. In a recent Q&A on Reddit, Straley said “the door is never fully shut,” on the franchise getting a new installment.

Fake Applause at PS4 Japan Launch Event?

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Tilmen from Nintendomination has examined the PS4 livestream Sony hosted, and it seems like the applause from the event was fake. Every time there was an applause, it was the exact same sound.

Check out the Japanese PSN Store Front

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The PS4 launch in Japan today, check out some screenshots of the Japanese PSN store.

Japanese Launch of the PS4 – Pictures and Head Counts by Famitsu

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Famitsu was at multiple launch events for the PS4 in Japan. They were able to take a bunch of pictures and even get head counts of the people in the morning who lined up to buy the PS4.

Japan – Yakuza Ishin PS4 Demo will be Available Today

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PS4 users unsure of picking up Yakuza Ishin will be able to try out a demo on the Japanese PSN Store. The demo will be just like the PS3 one. Players will be able to slash up some enemies and learn the basic story of the game. There are some side quests in the demo too, such as the karaoke bar and fishing. Check out PE’s coverage of the PS4 launch here. Via: Gemastu, Source: SEGA 

Yakuza Ishin PS4 Launch Trailer with English Subtitles

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Bobrossfreak has uploaded the Yakuza Ishin launch trailer with English subtitles. Check it out below.

PS4 – Japanese Launch LiveStream Features – Kojima, Nagoshi, Hashimoto, and more! Watch it here!

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Sony is live-streaming the launch of the PS4 in Japan. The event will have huge guests like Hideo Kojima and Shinji Hashimoto.

Japan – Official PS4 Launch Trailer

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Japanese gamers are lining up to get their PS4′s today. Sony has released an official launch trailer for the system. Check it out below.

Japanese PS4 Trailers Highlight some of the Best Games Coming in 2014

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Sony has put together three trailers highlighting the launch line-up for the PS4 in Japan, as well as some games coming later in the year. Final Fantasy 15, Watch Dogs, Killzone, Knack, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and more are all displayed. 

Japanese Gamers Are Lining up for the Launch of the PS4, See all the Pictures Below

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Japan is finally getting the PS4 this Saturday, and gamers seem anxious, as a big line has already formed for Sony’s next system. Check out the pictures below. 

Valhalla Knights 3 Gold gets a Really Weird Trailer

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Valhalla Knights 3 Gold gets a really weird trailer. I will give the marketing team over in Japan some credit for adding diversity into their adverting……but that’s about where it stops.