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PlayStation aficionados will nod knowledgeably at the mention of PocketStation, and most likely raise their eyebrows at news of a possible return. It you can't sit through all four of its theatrical minutes, we can confirm this PlayStation Japan video teases some kind of PocketStation announcement...

November 1st 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The Marvelous AQL and Japan Studio-developed Vita-exclusive Soul Sacrifice has been given its final update, SCEA producer Kumi Yuasa revealed in a post on the PlayStation Blog. Update 1.30 adds "16 challenging new quests" to the game, for free. Unlike previous updates, unlock keys from the PlayStat...

October 11th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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We now have confirmation of what games will be available for the PlayStation 4 when it launches on February 22, 2014 in Japan. The nation's launch-day line-up includes 19 games - well, 18 games and a beta, although when that beta is for Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn, it probably counts as a game...

September 9th 2013 at 6:15am 0 Comments
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Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is holding a livestream press conference in an hour, which you can watch right here, above this cluster of text. Convenient. Now that we know the PS4 is launching on November 15 in North America and have a list of launch window games, will Sony finally announce t...

September 9th 2013 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is scheduled to host a press conference in the wee hours of morning on Monday, September 9, says the PlayStation Europe Twitter account. What exactly will be discussed remains a mystery, though it seems almost certain that the PlayStation 4 will be a focal point....

September 6th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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There's been a lot of talk about the unique advantage Knack has because its director is Mark Cerny, the PS4's lead architect. When the launch game was first shown at the console's reveal, the focus was on the many moving parts of Knack himself. At E3, producer Yusuke Watanabe told me Knack can be...

June 13th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation Japan website just unveiled a trailer for what's apparently a new Japan Studio game, possibly called Panopticon going by the page name. The unveiling followed a week-long countdown, which was more like a count-up since the timer eventually ticked up to "1,000,000 years." It did jus...

May 16th 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Sony Computer Entertainment's Japan and Asia divisions are as of today collectively Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia. The perhaps awkwardly named combination is being headed up by former SCE Japan chief Hiroshi Kawano, while former SCE Asia president Hiroyuki Oda becomes the unit's deputy pre...

April 1st 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation Network version of Demon's Souls is bringing death and despair to Europe on January 23, Namco Bandai tells us. That means our friends across the ocean must wait a little longer for From Software's downloadable dose of role-playing desolation, following yesterday's news of it coming...

January 4th 2013 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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One morning, Sony president and CEO Kaz Hirai woke up and said, "I probably have too many titles." Beyond being the president and CEO of Sony Corporation (the umbrella parent company of PlayStation, Bravia, and many other Sony brands), Hirai is also "representative director" and "chairman" –...

June 27th 2012 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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Despite the absence of a pomeranian guest appearance at Sony's E3 2012 press conference, the company's delightfully bizarre-looking Tokyo Jungle is indeed headed to PlayStation Network in North America and Europe. A press release this week confirmed the EU release, and Sony VP of product developmen...

June 8th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments