New PS Vita model coming to the US

2014-02-12 10:38:08 by andy

  Sony has announced that the new PlayStation Vita model (the slim PS Vita PCH-2000) will be coming to North America this spring. This new PlayStation Vita Wi-Fi model is approximately 20 percent thinner and 15 percent lighter than the original PS Vita. The device will include 1GB of internal memory, a new LCD display, and a battery life claimed to be good for 4-6 hours of game play. ...


Japanese Puppeteer trailer shows off scissor-slicing action

2013-08-21 08:52:27 by andy

A new Japanese trailer from SONY shows off some more footage of the upcoming side-scrolling action game Puppeteer. The game will be released in Japan on September 5th, North America on September 10th, and Europe on September 11th.  


Puppeteer trailers streamed by Sony

2013-06-06 06:15:13 by andy

In preparation for E3, Sony has begun streaming a trailer and gameplay videos for the English release of the Puppeteer game for PlayStation 3. The game is available for pre-order and will ship on September 3rd. The game follows a young boy named Kutaro, who has been carried away and turned into a puppet. When the Moon Bear King steals his head, Kutaro uses a special pair of scissors to help h...


Fuji TV digital announcer Lune Anri to be added to Sony radio app

2013-05-30 07:24:42 by andy

The Fuji TV digital announcer Lune Anri (soon to retire and become a Vocaloid) will be included as a voice in the Sony voice radio app Oto-Latte.   Otto-Latte is a smartphone app that allows users to select articles or topics such as news, sports, music, and have a digital voice read the contents aloud. The app is designed to give users the freedom to pick what they want to listen to, i...


Strange teaser site opened by SONY

2013-01-16 14:38:54 by andy

SONY Japan (SCEJ) has opened a teaser site for a mysterious PS3/PS Vita software as of January 10th, 2013.     The website features a man in jeans and a t-shirt holding various objects over his head. No other information is provided, other than that the game(?) software would be for the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita.   Take a look for yourself here, maybe...


What effects would a potential "1 device, 1 game" implementation by SONY have?

2013-01-16 14:30:25 by andy

  The news that SONY Computer Entertainment Japan had applied for a patent for an RFID digital rights management rocked the gaming community as 2013 dawned. Many speculate that this technology may find itself in the Playstation 4.   A similar technique had been used by SONY in 1994 with the release of the original Playstation, both putting an emphasis on maintaining res...