If you’re having trouble redeeming your vouchers on the PlayStation Network (PSN), it is because it has been suspended.
The news was announced yesterday on the PlayStation Blog by Sid Shuman, who is a social media manager at Sony.
“Unfortunately this means that money cards, product vouchers, PlayStation Plus vouchers, PS3-PS4 upgrade vouchers and any other vouchers for digital content are not redeemable at this time,” Shuman said in the blog post.…Read More »
Just like last time, when the PS3 and Xbox 360 were launched, video games aficionados came across two new errors, the “Yellow Light of Death error” in PS3 and “Red Light of Death error” in Xbox 360, this time also Sony PS4′s explosive launch has been beset by the “Blue Light of Death error.”
Sony has asserted officially that only 1 percent of the consoles have the “Blue Light of Death error”, which makes it a total of roughly 10000 consoles, given 1 million PS4 sales on the first day of release.…Read More »
You might not have guessed it, but out of the 25 most loved brands in America, several of them are from the tech industry. NewMediaMetrics has released the results of its yearly LEAP survey where it listed the top 25 loved brands in the United States.…Read More »
This infographic compares the three latest video game consoles.Read More »
Imagine being able to wake up, see a game invite on your smartphone, then booting up your PlayStation 4 and joining your friends in battle in mere seconds. Or, imagine being able to leave your house and play all your PS4 games from your PS Vita via streaming.…Read More »
Sony announces the PS Vita TV, a $100 box that can play PS Vita games and stream media and PS4 games
At a press conference in Tokyo today, Sony made a number of announcements regarding the PlayStation ecosystem. Among them was a new, thinner and lighter version of its gaming handled, the PS Vita. But what was definitely the biggest announcement was saved for the end: PS Vita TV.…Read More »
Sony attended Gamescom this year with an intention, to get more gamers hyped up for the PlayStation 4. The company announced the launch date, which is set on November 15, PlayStation Vita price cut, and a plethora of Indie titles. But one thing that caught the attention of many gamers is the announcement of Twitch TV coming to the most powerful console on Earth, well, at least on paper.…Read More »
Microsoft didn’t have a live Gamescom press conference for everyone on the web to watch, but that didn’t mean the company wasn’t planning to come out swinging. To regain respect among hardcore gamers, the software giant chose to collaborate with EA on making FIFA 14 a free game with every Xbox One console pre-ordered in Europe.…Read More »
In addition to announcing a release date for the PlayStation 4 (November 15th!), Sony also made some pretty big announcements regarding its handheld gaming device, the PS Vita.
The first thing, which people have been clamoring for since the launch of the device, is a price drop.…Read More »
Previously only available in Europe and Japan, Sony has now released a flash-based 12GB PS3 in the US and Canada. Unlike the massive storage options available on other PS3 models (up to 500GB), the 12GB PS3 might not seem too appealing.…Read More »
Rumors of Microsoft increasing the Xbox One RAM from 8GB to 12GB has officially been laid to rest by the company’s industry marketer and planner, Albert Penello via a Twitter message update. This comes as no surprise as it would have been quite difficult for Microsoft to increase the RAM count this late stage in the game.…Read More »
Android is slowly becoming a gaming platform, one that could become a threat for Microsoft, Sony, and even Nintendo in the years to come. However, only a single company seems to have the qualities to transform Android into a gaming beast, and that is NVIDIA.…Read More »
Ever wanted an Xbox 360 fit inside your car? Or a PS3 that can cook you dinner? Yeah, people have done it.Read More »
Before Sony came to the final design that we see today, the PlayStation 4 had some other interesting features that didn’t quite make the cut. One of them was the ability to measure the galvanic response of your skin as you held it.…Read More »
The PlayStation 4 isn’t out until this holiday, but some lucky outlets have already gotten their hands on Sony’s sexy new hardware to show off. Since most of us will have to wait a few more months, this video from T3 showing every inch and angle of the system is the closest thing we’ve got at the moment:
If you’ve ever owned a PlayStation 2, the PS4 looks like an evolution of that design.…Read More »
According to a report from the South China Morning post, China is planning on ending its ban on video game consoles in the country. The production and sale of consoles were banned more than a decade ago in 2000 because authorities believed that video games were potentially unhealthy for the Chinese youth, especially games that contained large amounts of violence.…Read More »
‘The Road to PS4′ is an amazing and insightful look at the development of Sony’s new console [Video]
When Sony announced the PlayStation 4 back in February, it was clear that they were taking a very different approach for the console this time around. The excessive hubris that seemed to pervade the launch of the PS3 had disappeared, and we were left with a company that looked determined to win everyone back.…Read More »
According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is working on a video game console that will be powered by Android. If that sounds familiar, the recently released Ouya runs on Android as well. This device, however, would be both designed and marketed by Google themselves.…Read More »
After Sony recently announced that it would begin production of PlayStation 3 systems in Brazil, video has made its way online showing off the whole process that goes down in the factory.
I don’t recall seeing video of these consoles being made before (might have something to do with them mostly being made in China), so this might be a rare glimpse at how they do it.…Read More »
Sony announces its first net profit in five years at $458 million, expects to sell 42 million phones this year
It looks like things may finally be looking up for Sony after suffering massive losses in recent years. The company has announced its latest financial results for the 2012 financial year, and the once-dominant electronics company has now posted its first net profit in five years.…Read More »
Recently screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and starring Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe, describing BEYOND: Two Souls is like describing a film. Except that it isn’t, because it’s a video game.
French developer Quantic Dream and writer/director David Cage aren’t strangers to cinematic video games, as they released a similar effort in 2009 called Heavy Rain.…Read More »
Sony brings back the original Trinitron, Walkman, Handycam, and PlayStation for its latest nostalgia-filled ad [Video]
Just like how they ramped up their announcement to the PlayStation 4, Sony seems to be betting on nostalgia yet again to promote the upcoming Xperia Z.
The Trinitron, Walkman, Handycam, and original PlayStation are all present in the commercial as it tries to signal the Xperia Z as the next big thing.…Read More »
I remember, back in the good ole days, brand new video games for PlayStation 2 and Xbox sold for US$49.99. Then Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 came along and bumped the price of games up to US$59.99. So it would surprise no one if games retailed at even higher prices for the upcoming PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720.…Read More »
Jimmy Fallon gets first public hands-on demo with the PlayStation 4, shows he doesn’t know how to play video games [Video]
So after announcing the PlayStation 4, Sony quickly whisked away anything related to the console before anyone could get their hands on it. Journalists have reported that the company didn’t allow anyone to get a feel for the controller, or even get a picture of it.…Read More »
In case you missed it, Sony dropped a bombshell a few days ago. The company announced the PlayStation 4 and that it would be coming to stores near you this holiday season.
During the “PlayStation Meeting 2013,” Sony showed off things like the newly designed controller and some impressive specs and cloud features.…Read More »
Sony announces PlayStation 4 for holiday 2013, starts off next-generation of gaming with a huge bang [Video]
Today Sony announced the next generation PlayStation at an event in New York. While they didn’t show the console’s body, they had plenty of things to unveil during the event: a brand new controller, new games and an awesome vision for the future of gaming.…Read More »
When Sony purchased Gaikai last year, many wondered when the company would integrate the cloud-gaming service into its products. If rumors turn out to be true, it looks like the upcoming PS4 might be where we see it first.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sony will use the service to stream existing PlayStation 3 games to their brand new console when it launches.…Read More »
The rumored announcement of Sony’s next PlayStation console is now under a week away, and a new photo has leaked that is reportedly a prototype controller for the next machine.
First thing you’ll notice, it looks very very different from the past 3 generations.…Read More »
Finally. After rumor after rumor, Sony officially released a teaser for the “future of PlayStation.” People assumed that it was the PS4, but you can never be too sure about these things. Then The Wall Street Journal comes in and says that Sony won’t only reveal the new console at the event, but will also announce that it will go on sale later this year.…Read More »
When Sony ceased shipping the PlayStation 2 in Japan late last year, we all saw this coming — Sony has confirmed that production of the PlayStation 2 is now over worldwide. Once the current stocks of consoles on store shelves are sold, they will no longer be replaced with more PS2′s.…Read More »