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  • Sony looks to a "very exciting" 2009

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) boss David Reeves has declared that the platform holder’s primary short-term goal for 2009 is turning a profit, adding that he expects the next 12 months to be a “very exciting” time for the PlayStation brand. Speaking in an article on P...

  • Sony's PlayStation 3 up 40% in sales from last year

    It's becoming increasingly evident why Sony stands strong with the belief that their latest console venture has no need for a price cut. While analysts and would-be console owners alike continually demand for Sony to lower the price of PlayStation 3, recent sales data has revealed that such a move m...

  • Public Killzone 2 demo to release after retail title

    Still unsure if you should pre-order Killzone 2 from GameStop in order to procure your copy of a Killzone 2 demo ahead of the title's launch? Your decision may have just gotten a heck of a lot easier as Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) has confirmed that the PlayStation Store will not rece...

  • WarDevil "progressing to plan"

    According to a letter sent to GameCyte from developer Digi-Guys, their upcoming and often forgotten title WarDevil Chronicles is still progressing as planned, with new information scheduled to appear at some point this year. "We'll be releasing new material in 2009, but when/how is in the ha...

  • New PS3 exclusive to be revealed soon

    As owners of the PlayStation 3, most of you are already familiar with the line-up of blockbuster exclusives slated for release during 2009. With the likes of God of War 3, Uncharted 2, Heavy Rain and Killzone 2 leading the way, what more could a gamer ask for, right? Well, according to Sony, it seem...

  • Microsoft has no plans to use Home

    It's been an interesting line-up of events recently, first with Microsoft claiming that Sony’s PlayStation Home is old news and sources later reporting that the North American giant plans to hold business meetings within Home to save on carbon emissions. For those wondering about the valid...

  • Kojima-san restructuring Kojima Productions

    We reported late in 2008 that Hideo Kojima was planning on taking the reins of two new titles simultaneously in order to better compete with the Western market and their developers. In order to achieve this objective, Kojima is being forced to restructure, retool an implement a fair amount of staff ...

  • [UPDATE] Sony is taking sacred cow slaying measures

    It's starting to become more evident that the video game industry may not be as recession proof as everyone once though. While Sony has already stated that they plan to leave their gaming division untouched upon cutting jobs, the latest report from the New York Times seems to indicate that no divisi...

  • Console owners use PS3 to browse web more than Wii

    Data from business statistics group Market Share has revealed that Sony’s PlayStation 3 console is more widely used for browsing the web by console owners than Nintendo Wii. Figures show that PS3 Internet usage occupies approximately 0.04 percent of the ‘Internet market’, while ...

  • Killzone 2 features cave spiders but no Helghan attack dogs?

    To this day, it is still unknown whether or not the Helghan attack dogs from Killzone: Liberation will make a comeback in Killzone 2. However, we can reveal that one organic players will be facing off against is the giant spider. In a recent gameplay video, there is a three second blip where the ...

  • LEGO Harry Potter a no-go in 2009

    Disappointing news for fans of Harry Potter – the spectacled boy wizard apparently won’t be making the transition to the LEGO format in 2009 as previously rumoured. Reports on the development of a LEGO adaptation of the popular franchise originally materialised early last month, thoug...

  • Molyneux disappointed with PS3's performance in 2008

    Lionhead Studios boss Peter Molyneux has described the PlayStation 3’s performance in 2008 as “disappointing,” feeling Sony’s machine was ultimately pipped to the post by the Wii and Xbox 360. ‘2008 was the year that the Nintendo Wii got even better, more than anyone...

  • Japan getting re-release of Valkyria Chronicles

    SEGA’s critically acclaimed RPG Valkyria Chronicles will be receiving a re-release in Japan later this year as part of the PlayStation 3’s ‘The Best’ range. Due to launch on March 5, 2009 this re-release will carry a reduced price tag of JPY 3,990 (roughly USD 43), as wel...

  • First look at canceled game, Stormbirds

    Developed by Juiced Games, Stormbirds was an unannounced project for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360. According to Juice artist Greg Calvert, a team of 30 were working on the new title before THQ pulled the plug as the game was "too high risk.” The leaked trailer and concept art suggest...

  • PSP is still a "huge opportunity," says Slitherine

    Slitherine Software’s Marco Minoli has said that Sony’s PlayStation Portable remains a “huge opportunity” for the firm, noting how its recent History of Rome title sold more copies on the handheld than any other format. "To be honest, the PC version of the History Cha...

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