'OurMine' claims it hacked PlayStation's social media accounts

Days after taking over the social media accounts of US television network Home Box Office (HBO), infamous hacker group "OurMine" has hit again, this time claiming to have hacked Sony PlayStation`s official Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Aug 22, 2017, 11:15 AM IST

Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018: Report

Sony Corp plans to release five or more smartphone games around late March 2018, the Nikkei business daily said on Thursday.

Oct 14, 2016, 00:54 AM IST
PlayStation VR headgear to be launched in October at $399

PlayStation VR headgear to be launched in October at $399

Sony plans to make virtual reality -- long the stuff of films cast off into a distant future -- mainstream with the October release of PlayStation VR headgear priced at $399.

Mar 16, 2016, 08:39 AM IST
PlayStation launches separate messaging app

PlayStation launches separate messaging app

Players can also exchange themed stickers.

Dec 09, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

PlayStation touts virtual reality and big name games

Sony late on Monday proclaimed a `new era` of PlayStation gaming complete with big-name games and the dawn of virtual reality on its powerful PlayStation 4 consoles.

Jun 16, 2015, 09:03 AM IST

Teenager in Austrian ''Playstation'' terrorism case gets 2 years

A 14-year-old boy from Austria who downloaded bomb-making plans onto his Playstation games console was sentenced to a two-year jail term on Tuesday after pleading guilty to terrorism charges, a court spokeswoman said.

May 26, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

Sony trims loss forecast after strong Q3 on higher sensor sales

Japan`s Sony Corp said its net annual loss will likely be smaller than previously forecast after cost cuts and strong sales of its image sensors and PlayStation video game consoles helped its third-quarter profit beat estimates.

Feb 04, 2015, 17:16 PM IST

Sony says PlayStation still has problems, gradually coming back online

The hacker activist group known as Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for disrupting both the PlayStation Network and Microsoft Corp`s Xbox Live on Christmas Day. Service was restored to Xbox Live on Friday.

Dec 29, 2014, 09:03 AM IST

Sony exec confirms Playstation plagued by cyberattack

 A Sony executive has confirmed that PlayStation has been plagued by a cyberattack that has been resulting in the network woes since Christmas Day.

Dec 28, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

Sony works for third day to restore PlayStation after attack

Sony Corp worked for a third day on Saturday to restore services to its PlayStation network as the FBI said it was looking into the disruption, which began on Christmas Day.

Dec 28, 2014, 09:15 AM IST
Sony`s PlayStation offline, Micosoft`s Xbox restored in `hack`

Sony`s PlayStation offline, Micosoft`s Xbox restored in `hack`

 Microsoft`s online network for its Xbox gaming console was restored to nearly full service Friday after an alleged coordinated Christmas Day hack brought it and Sony`s PlayStation network down.

Dec 27, 2014, 03:45 AM IST

Sony's PlayStation store victim of cyber attack: Report

Sony said users faced difficulty accessing the PlayStation network between 8:52 a.m. and 11:18 a.m. Tokyo time on Monday (6:52 p.m.-9:18 p.m. ET on Sunday) and the issue had been resolved. 

Dec 08, 2014, 22:57 PM IST

Sony PlayStation chief hopes games unit can raise profit outlook this year

Sony had sold more than 10 million PlayStation 4 game consoles as of Aug. 13.

Sep 18, 2014, 12:41 PM IST
Lionel Messi is Barcelona's comic book hero: Luis Enrique

Lionel Messi is Barcelona's comic book hero: Luis Enrique

Following their 2-0 win over the visiting Athletic Bilbao, Barcelona coach Luis Enrique heaped praise on Lionel Messi. Enrique said that the Argentine is their comic book hero and can do things that people can't do on a Playstation video game. The coach also felt that manga super-hero Captain Tsubasa aka Flash Kicker would struggle to match Messi's magic.

Sep 14, 2014, 20:04 PM IST

Microsoft Xbox One launched in Japan; fails to pull crowd

The Japanese launch of Microsoft`s Xbox One fell flat on Thursday, with journalists covering the debut far outnumbering buyers.

Sep 04, 2014, 10:42 AM IST

Sony PlayStation Network taken down by attack

The company said in a posting on its PlayStation blog that no personal information of the network was accessed in the attack, which overwhelmed the system with heavy traffic.

Aug 25, 2014, 08:47 AM IST

Sony back at top of console sales after eight years: Report

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) sold 18.7 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) systems and other game consoles for the fiscal year to March, the Nikkei business daily said, to Nintendo`s 16.31 million units.

Jun 07, 2014, 14:49 PM IST

Murray reveals back injury torment

Andy Murray revealed Sunday how constant pain was taking over his life before his back surgery in September, just months after winning Wimbledon.

Jan 12, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan make strong team at FIFA14

Best team at home. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his son and actor Abhishek make a good team while playing video game FIFA 14 on the playstation.

Dec 26, 2013, 19:18 PM IST

Sony new VAIO laptops reach Indian stores

The Playstation-maker has also introduced onsite support for all VAIO models beginning July 2012.

Jun 09, 2012, 10:13 AM IST