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Sony to release over six mobile phone games next year

Sony to release over six mobile phone games next year

In a bid to overthrow Nintendo Co`s Pokemon GO as the most sought after game, Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the financial year starting April.

PlayStation VR headset to hit market in October at $399

PlayStation VR headset to hit market in October at $399

PlayStation VR headsets will work with PS4 consoles, more than 40 million of which have been sold.

Sony swings to $1.4 bn annual profit as PlayStation sales soar

Sony posted a $1.4 billion annual profit Thursday, boosted by strong sales of its PlayStation console, but analysts warned that slowing smartphone demand could hit a lucrative business that makes key parts for mobile devices.

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.

PlayStation launches separate messaging app

PlayStation launches separate messaging app

Players can also exchange themed stickers.

New Sony 1TB Playstation 4 still uses outdated hardware

The newer 'CUH-1200' version of the console, reduces the power consumption both when playing games, and in rest mode.

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.

Playstation 4 sells over 4.1 mn units in holiday season

Playstation 4 has been the fastest to reach this sales volume in the company`s history, even quicker than Playstation 2, which, with a total of 155 million units sold, is the largest selling console of all time.

Sony PS4 console sales top 18.5 million

Slightly more than four million PS4 units were bought during the year-end holiday season, Sony chief Kazuo Hirai said.

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.

Sony's PlayStation back online after Christmas hack

Sony's PlayStation reported that its network was back online and claimed that it had been attacked, three days after it and Microsoft's Xbox went down in an outage.

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.

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.

Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox hit by delays

Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox hit by delays

Microsoft Corp`s Xbox Live and Sony Corp`s <6758.T> PlayStation Networks experienced user connection problems on Christmas Day, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility.

Sony PlayStation 4 China sales to begin January 11

This marks PlayStation`s official entry into China, the world`s third-largest gaming market, after Beijing lifted a 14-year ban on foreign gaming consoles earlier this year. Microsoft Corp launched its Xbox in China in September.

Sony's PlayStation store back online after cyber attack

Sony said its systems were back online and the company was investigating the cause of the disruption.

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. 

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.

Sony founder nephew starts as head of PlayStation unit

The nephew of a Sony founder on Monday started as head of a regional gaming unit, after the Japanese electronics giant sailed past the 10 million mark in sales of its PlayStation 4.

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.