News items tagged with sony

PlayStation 5 May Allow For Digital Trade-Ins

PlayStation 5 May Allow For Digital Trade-Ins

One of the biggest downsides to buying games digitally is the inability to trade them in to get money back, which is something that could cause some players to avoid digital games entirely. However,...

By Cameron Corliss on 28 March 2019
PlayStation Store Sale Heavily Discounts Major Games

PlayStation Store Sale Heavily Discounts Major Games

For any PlayStation fans looking to pick up some of the biggest PS3, PS4, and PS Vita games on the cheap, now is their opportunity. Sony is hosting the Great Indoors sales event from now until March...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 March 2019
Rumor: Sony in Talks to Acquire Rockstar Parent Company

Rumor: Sony in Talks to Acquire Rockstar Parent Company

In too-crazy-to-be-true news, Sony is reportedly in talks to acquire Take-Two Interactive. Take-Two is the parent company of both 2K Games and Rockstar Games, meaning it’s the company behind franchis...

By Rory Young on 14 March 2019
Days Gone Has Child Zombies And Some People Are Mad

Days Gone Has Child Zombies And Some People Are Mad

In the post-apocalyptic open world of Days Gone, people have been transformed into monsters called “Freakers,” which are more or less zombies. This includes children, who will appear in the game as a...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 March 2019
Days Gone 'Riding the Broken Road' Trailer

Days Gone 'Riding the Broken Road' Trailer

For some time now it may have seemed like Days Gone would never reach launch, but with January 2019 coming to an end the single-player open-world game is just a few short months away. There’s no bett...

By Rory Young on 15 January 2019
Early God of War Concept Had More Boss Fights

Early God of War Concept Had More Boss Fights

Sony had a banner 2018 thanks in large part to high-quality, first party titles like God of War. This latest entry in the long running violent action series managed to evolve the franchise from its f...

By Derek Nichols on 15 January 2019
PS Classic Could Have Included These 36 Games Instead

PS Classic Could Have Included These 36 Games Instead

While the initial announcement was met with excitement, it seems that the PlayStation Classic has largely been disappointing for many gamers. The revelation that it runs inferior 50Hz PAL versions of...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2018
Unfortunate Gamer Gets Wrong God of War for Christmas

Unfortunate Gamer Gets Wrong God of War for Christmas

God of War has had a lot going on for it this year. Not only did it win the Game of the Year award, but it is also one of the most downloaded games on PS4 and most searched-for games on Google. Howev...

By Joshua Duckworth on 15 December 2018
10 Most Downloaded PS4 Games of 2018

10 Most Downloaded PS4 Games of 2018

2018 is finally coming to a close, and many industry-defining games that are PlayStation 4 exclusives, such as God of War and Marvel’s Spider-Man, were released this year. It is that time of the year...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 15 December 2018
15 PlayStation Classic Games Sony's Console Must Have

15 PlayStation Classic Games Sony's Console Must Have

Just last week, Sony announced the PlayStation Classic, a retro-inspired miniature system packed in with 20 titles from the original PlayStation. Following in the footsteps of other classic consoles...

By CJ Schummer on 15 October 2018
Days Gone Release Date Revealed for Early 2019

Days Gone Release Date Revealed for Early 2019

When publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that action-adventure game Days Gone had been delayed to 2019, fans were understandably concerned. The game is one of the most hotly anticipate...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 June 2018
E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

There’s a reason why gamers look forward to E3 every year. Not only does the show give fans a chance to learn more about already-announced titles, but it’s also used by video game companies to shock...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2018
Days Gone Protagonist's Appearance is Not Customizable

Days Gone Protagonist's Appearance is Not Customizable

Without a doubt, many would consider Sony and Bend Studio’s forthcoming Days Gone to be one of the most exciting PS4 exclusives coming to the platform, as the title has the potential to not only put...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 May 2018
Days Gone Reveals New Gameplay Details

Days Gone Reveals New Gameplay Details

Undoubtedly, many would consider Sony and Bend Studio’s forthcoming action-adventure game Days Gone to be one of the most highly anticipated PS4 exclusives, as the title has the potential to reinvigo...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 May 2018
Days Gone Release Date Coming ‘Before Long’

Days Gone Release Date Coming ‘Before Long’

During a recent interview, Christopher Reese, the director of Sony Interactive Entertainment Bend Studio stated that the development team for Days Gone is “pushing the PS4 to its limits” in terms of...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 May 2018
Days Gone is Nothing Like The Last of Us, Says Director

Days Gone is Nothing Like The Last of Us, Says Director

It has been said before that there is no new thing under the sun. This can definitely be attributed to video games, as most, if not all titles are either influenced by previously released products –...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 May 2018
Days Gone Pushes Playstation 4 to Its Limits

Days Gone Pushes Playstation 4 to Its Limits

Although Days Gone was recently delayed for early 2019 to allow for more polishing, the developers at Sony Bend believe it was necessary, as they claim Days Gone pushes the PlayStation 4 to its limit...

By Ben Snyder on 15 May 2018
Detroit: Become Human Review

Detroit: Become Human Review

When players boot up Detroit: Become Human, they are greeted by an incredibly detailed android who serves as a sort of “host” for players while they browse the menu options. Remarkable facial animati...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 May 2018
Detroit: Become Human - Where to Find Every Magazine

Detroit: Become Human - Where to Find Every Magazine

Detroit: Become Human gives players more freedom to explore their environment than previous titles from developer Quantic Dream. The different areas players explore are filled with clues and other po...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 May 2018
How Long is Detroit: Become Human?

How Long is Detroit: Become Human?

Detroit: Become Human is launching tomorrow, May 25, and some PS4 owners may be wondering about how many hours of entertainment they will be able to get from the game. Ultimately, this depends largel...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 May 2018
Detroit: Become Human Getting Playable Demo

Detroit: Become Human Getting Playable Demo

Quantic Dream’s Detroit: Become Human is getting a playable demo tomorrow, April 24, downloadable via the PSN Store. Having just gone gold, the developer is marking the occasion by giving fans and ne...

By Jordan Gerblick on 15 April 2018
Shadow of the Colossus Remake New Trailer Debuts

Shadow of the Colossus Remake New Trailer Debuts

A new trailer for the upcoming remake of Shadow of the Colossus was featured at this morning’s Sony press conference during Tokyo Game Show 2017. Starting at midnight on the west coast, the PlayStati...

By Rory Young on 15 March 2018
Shadow of the Colossus: How to Beat the Wanderer

Shadow of the Colossus: How to Beat the Wanderer

Much like in the original, hunting for Colossi in Shadow of the Colossus can be one of the most challenging portions of the game. However, this is where the meat of the title begins and players get t...

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 15 March 2018
Shadow of the Colossus Dev Remaking Another 'Classic'

Shadow of the Colossus Dev Remaking Another 'Classic'

Bluepoint Games is well-known for its video game porting and remaking talents. Most recently, the studio has been working on the Shadow of the Colossus remake for PS4, improving its graphics and maki...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 March 2018
Shadow of the Colossus Comparison Video Released

Shadow of the Colossus Comparison Video Released

A new comparison video for the upcoming remake of Shadow of the Colossus has been released, showing footage side-by-side from the original PS2 release, the version remastered for the PS3, and this ne...

By Matt Morgans on 15 March 2018
Shadow of the Colossus Remake Adds Photo Mode

Shadow of the Colossus Remake Adds Photo Mode

The PS4 Shadow of the Colossus remake has so far impressed in terms of graphics. A recent comparison video highlighted just how good the PS4 Pro version of the game looks compared to the original ver...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 March 2018
Shadow of the Colossus Remake Launch Trailer

Shadow of the Colossus Remake Launch Trailer

After having endured a somewhat lengthy wait, fans can now purchase Bluepoint Games’ remake of the classic PS2-era action-adventure title, Shadow of the Colossus, with reviews having already showered...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 March 2018
Shadow of the Colossus Puzzle Unlocks Secret

Shadow of the Colossus Puzzle Unlocks Secret

A new type of collectible has been discovered in the high-definition remake of Shadow of Colossus that rewards players with a special item if all of them are collected. The original Shadow of Colossu...

By Curt Hutson on 15 March 2018
Quantic Dream Studio Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Quantic Dream Studio Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Detroit: Become Human, the cinematic narrative-driven adventure game where player choice greatly impacts the story, is easily one of the biggest PlayStation 4 exclusives due out this year. However, t...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2018
Detroit: Become Human Gets Release Date

Detroit: Become Human Gets Release Date

Without a doubt, there are many gaming fans who consider Sony Interactive Entertainment and Quantic Dream’s forthcoming neo-noir thriller Detroit: Become Human to be one of the most highly anticipate...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 March 2018
1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

With Final Fantasy 15 and Uncharted 4 coming soon, 2016 is looking like a solid year for gamers. But one writer argues why 1998 remains his pick as the best year for video games. 2015 had a number of...

By Alexander Pan on 18 July 2016
Is Nostalgia Stifling Innovation in Gaming?

Is Nostalgia Stifling Innovation in Gaming?

Recent events like The Game Awards and PSX 2015 have been filled with exciting gaming news, but very little on new properties. Is nostalgia damaging the industry? Last week, there were a pair of huge...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2016
Free PS Plus Games for October 2015

Free PS Plus Games for October 2015

For PlayStation owners, having a PlayStation Plus subscription seems like a no-brainer. The subscription basically pays for itself, thanks to Sony releasing a multitude of free games each month acros...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2016
PS2 Games on PS4 Discounted for PS Plus Subscribers

PS2 Games on PS4 Discounted for PS Plus Subscribers

Sony discounts a number of the PlayStation 2 games available on PlayStation 4 – some up to 50% off – but the deal is exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers. Perhaps as a countermeasure to Xbox One...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2016
More PS2 Games Headed to PS4 Emulation

More PS2 Games Headed to PS4 Emulation

As Sony releases PS2 launch title FantaVision on PS4, listings for several games including Ape Escape 3 and Max Payne seem to suggest that more games are on the way. PlayStation fans were over the mo...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 March 2016
Free PS Plus Games for January 2016 on PS3 and PS Vita

Free PS Plus Games for January 2016 on PS3 and PS Vita

After previously revealing the free PS4 games January 2016, Sony announces the free games that PlayStation Plus subscribers can download on PS3 and PS Vita next month. Earlier today, the PS Plus free...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 2015
Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Games for January 2016

Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Games for January 2016

Sony reveals the first two PlayStation 4 games that will be free this month for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Grim Fandango Remastered and Hardware Rivals will become free for a month to kick off the...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2015
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

fluidPlayer("my-video") We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was co...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sorts...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
PS Plus Games for March 2015

PS Plus Games for March 2015

The end of the month is usually when Sony announces the new lineup of games coming to PlayStation Plus‘ Instant Games Collection. Every month, as scheduled, Sony has kept this up and delighted (or...

By Kyree Leary on 15 March 2015
D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

It’s D.I.C.E. awards time again. Last year saw big wins for the likes of The Last of Us, which won 10 awards including Game of the Year. It’s time to find out once more which games have been chosen...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2015
NPD: PS4 Outsells Xbox One in February

NPD: PS4 Outsells Xbox One in February

February console sales numbers are in and once again the PS4 is outselling the Xbox One. Sony’s console hit big numbers this past month, while its competitor didn’t fall quite that far behind – mov...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 March 2014
God of War 2 Director Returns to Sony

God of War 2 Director Returns to Sony

Many gamers already know the story: at 1991’s Consumer Electronics Show, Sony unveiled a device called the “Play Station.” The product was the result of a three-year collaboration with Nintendo, and...

By Christopher Gates on 15 March 2013
News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

[HTML4] It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing later this year and share some fun newsbits for some of our recent favorites. Let’s take look a real-life Minecraft sword Port...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2013
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. There...

By Tyler Schirado on 15 March 2012
God Of War II 'Atlantis'

God Of War II 'Atlantis'

One of the saddest truths in the world of game design is that no matter how much you care,  not everything can be included in a single game. We’ve already told you about the revisions and trimmings...

By Andrew Dyce on 15 March 2011
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2011