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Hideo Kojima Finds Life After Konami

Hideo Kojima Finds Life After Konami

kojima-neueKonami made a mistake when it got rid of legendary game developer Hideo Kojima. It seem that Sony has agreed with that thinking. It announced that it will have an exclusive collaboration deal with the with legendary game developer Hideo Kojima. If you don’t know who Hideo Kojima is that is ok. We will fill you in. Hideo Kojima is the man responsible for the Metal Gear and Zone of the Enders franchises. Kojima says that he’s making a new franchise that’ll be console-exclusive to the PlayStation 4. PlayStation president Andrew House was with him when he made the announcement and said that Sony will offer its “full support” on Kojima’s new project.

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PSX 2015: The Trailers

PSX 2015: The Trailers

PSThis is the 2nd PlayStation Experience event and fans are quickly starting to love it as much as the show floor of E3. Last year was a very big success. Sony moved this years PSX from Sin City Las Vegas to San Francisco. You might have missed what was going on so here is a run through.

 




 


 

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Every Trailer from PlayStation’s Paris Games

Every Trailer from PlayStation’s Paris Games

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Sony is taking on the holiday a bit early this year. In its inaugural Paris Games Week it had a very robust set of games to show off for the press. Some you have seen like Star Wars: Battlefront others like No Man’s Sky and Gravity Rush 2 are a welcome addition to the PlayStation line up. Gran Turismo Sport, Vector and Detroit: Become Human are going to be the must play games when they come out.  Below are the trailers for everything you might have missed.

Star Wars: Battlefront

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (Zombies)

Street Fighter V

Tekken 7

Battleborn (Multiplayer)

Boundless

Vector

No Man’s Sky

Matterfall

Ratchet & Clank

Driveclub (Bikes)

Gravity Rush 2

Uncharted 4 (Multiplayer)

Dreams

RIGS (PlayStation VR)

Until Dawn: Rush of Blood (PlayStation VR)

Robinson: The Journey (PlayStation VR)

Battlezone (PlayStation VR)

Gran Turismo Sport

Wild

Detroit: Become Human

Sony’s PlayStation 4 Price Cut is Official

Sony’s PlayStation 4 Price Cut is Official

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Sony’s PlayStation 4 Price Cut is Official. Sony has had sales before for the PlayStation 4 but today the company announced that it’s officially dropping the price of the PS4. Sony also announced its holiday lineup while it was at it. Since Sony cut the PS4 price in Japan last month we were waiting to seen when it would hit the states. Going forward the PS4 will cost just $349.99 in the U.S. and $429.99 in Canada. That is $50 less than before.

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Sony also took a page from Microsoft when it comes to bundles. Some of the bundles that are ready hit the holiday shelves are Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection, Limited Edition of Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Limited Edition Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars, Limited Edition Star Wars Battlefront, Star Wars Battlefront and NHL 16.

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PlayStation 4 Begins Its Own Beta Preview program

PlayStation 4 Begins Its Own Beta Preview program

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PlayStation Blog says that the beta starts early next month and further details about what it actually is will be ready by then.

Sony’s PlayStation 4 is still king of the video game hill but it is starting to lose some of its luster as of late. Microsoft’s Xbox One had a better showing in the Electronic Gaming Expo also known as E3. Sony didn’t even bother showing up the recent Gamescom conference. Ever since Xbox One’s weak intro into the world it has been on a steady climb to the top. At the time of this posting Microsoft’s Xbox One has more exclusives on the way to market and there are constant updates to the operating system. The latest adds backwards compatibility and remote streaming to a Windows 10 computer. Xbox One even cost lower now at $349. Sony had to do something. What better way to make your system better than listening to your fans. I mean it worked well for Microsoft with its Xbox One Preview program.

Sony must have paid attention. It too will start to let its users beta test software and new features before releasing it into the wild. PlayStation 4 does not have a name for its version of the Xbox One Preview program just yet. It is currently taking names. Once you add your name you wait to see if you won a golden ticket to the program. I think it is a very smart idea.… Read the rest

Every PlayStation trailer Sony showed at E3 2015

Every PlayStation trailer Sony showed at E3 2015

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Sony had a great E3 this year. Some may argue that Microsoft won the battle but all Sony has to say is “scoreboard.” They are still leading in sales and with continued focus on hardcore fans that is not going to change. A Final Fantasy VII remake is the way to do that. Sony also stole Call of Duty exclusive first to play rights from Xbox. That’s right folks, after years of COD releasing DLC first on Xbox, Sony will now have that honor. Below is all the trailers you might have missed.

The Last Guardian

Horizon: Zero Dawn

Hitman

Street Fighter V

No Man’s Sky

Dreams

Firewatch

Destiny: Taken King

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

World of Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy VII remake

Devolver games

Shenmue III

Batman: Arkham Knight

Rigs

Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Disney Infinity 3.0

Star Wars Battlefront

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

What Happened to Sony Should have Companies Worried

What Happened to Sony Should have Companies Worried

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What happened to Sony should have companies worried. The FBI says what happened to Sony was so sophisticated a hack that it can penetrate 90% of net defenses. That is some hack and reason to take pause before sending those emails that you thought were private.  As of now the FBI, Mandiant, and Sony all have not yet explained what makes this hack so unprecedented and sophisticated. No one really knows who was behind the hack. Some think it was North Korea but the country denied involvement even though it cheered the Guardians of Peace for implementing the hack against Sony.

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The Sony Pictures hack may be done but like the Snowden files, the leaks will keep coming for months and months. As more information comes to light about how it took place it becomes clear there were mistakes. Just like Target could have done more with its security, Sony could have done a lot more as well.

“We have tremendous respect for Kevin Mandia and the team he’s assembled at FireEye’s Mandiant, but we completely disagree with the statement he made over the weekend. He is clearly offering Sony the opportunity to hide behind the veil of advanced persistent threats. ~Ken Levine, president and CEO of security service provider Digital Guardian

The data breach Sony had a few weeks ago at the hands of Guardians of Peace (GOP) was the largest hack in a long time. The group got away with 100 terabytes of data containing sensitive information.… Read the rest