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Sony PlayStation Vita will be region-free

Sony PlayStation Vita will be region-free

The Sony PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) (PCH-1000 series) will be region-free. During a PlayStation Vita session for European and Australian press at E3, Michael Denny, Sony's Vice President of Sony Worldwide Studios Europe, confirmed the tidbit to IGN. He did…
Sony confirms next-gen console is in development

Sony confirms next-gen console is in development

Sony had some interesting tidbits to share at its quarterly financial briefing yesterday. Besides breaking down the previously disclosed $3.1 billion loss for the fiscal year 2011, which primarily stemmed from a $4.4 billion write-down in deferred-tax assets in Japan,…
Sony drops price of PlayStation Portable to $130

Sony drops price of PlayStation Portable to $130

Sony has set an "end of the year" release window for its upcoming Next Generation Portable, but it looks like the company isn't waiting that long to drop the price on its current PlayStation handheld. Starting Sunday, February 27, the…
Rumor: Sony working on PlayStation tablet

Rumor: Sony working on PlayStation tablet

Sony is working on a tablet that will be PlayStation Certified, just like Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play smartphone. The talented engineering team working on the device spans employees from Sony's VAIO, Reader, PlayStation, and Ericsson product groups. The team is…
Sony's Kevin Butler tweets PlayStation 3 security key

Sony's Kevin Butler tweets PlayStation 3 security key

Sony's Kevin Butler, a fictional character portrayed by actor Jerry Lambert in the "It Only Does Everything" advertising campaign for the PlayStation 3, today accidentally retweeted the USB dongle ID generator key, also used for PS3 security circumvention. The tweet…

PlayStation 3 hacking lawsuit delayed already

Sony's legal attacks against the hackers that released the PlayStation 3 root key and custom firmware have hit a snag. San Francisco District Court Judge Susan Illston does not agree with Sony's argument that California courts have jurisdiction due to…

Sony: PSP2 "is as powerful as the PlayStation 3"

Sony is reportedly pitching the PSP2 as a high-end portable equivalent to its PS3. The gaming content on the platform will clearly differentiate the handheld from Apple's and Google's mobile products as well as the games found on the App…