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Download-only plan for next-gen PS console considered, rejected
Insider reveals that Sony contemplated dropping the optical drive in its new console, but ultimately decided that now's not the time.
01 Jun 12
China approves ‘Googlerola’ deal – Updated
CEO Larry Page announces that massive acquisition has now been completed.
23 May 12
'The Social Network' writer to pen Steve Jobs biopic
Sony's project based on the life of the Apple founder just got a whole lot more promising.
16 May 12
Sony targets 10 million Vita sales
Current figures suggest goal is grossly optimistic; could the company be preparing something special for E3?
11 May 12
Review: The Ereader Experience
Before I was a writer, I was a reader and I’ve never lost my passion for books.
01 May 12
Game review: Unit 13 on PS Vita
Launch title for new Sony handheld offers bite-sized fun for shooter fans.
22 Mar 12
PS Vita launched in NZ
Photos and video from the PlayStation party!
22 Feb 12
Download 3 songs per week from Auckland Library
Members offered full, legal access to Sony Music catalogue.
22 Feb 12
Vita to cross over with PS3
Handheld will interact with console on titles like MotorStorm RC and Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3.
20 Feb 12
PS Vita hands-on preview
Thanks to Sony we got a chance to have a play with their latest portable device. So can it save the portable gaming market from the smartphone scourge?
16 Feb 12
Used game sales strangling industry: developer
Platform makers need to stamp out secondhand trading 'or our industry is going to fall apart'.
07 Feb 12
Pay no attention to Vita sales in Japan: Sony
Performance in manufacturer's home country has no bearing on results elsewhere, European boss says.
13 Jan 12
Review: Sony Ericsson Xperia Active
As if phones weren’t enough of a fashion accessory these days, Sony Ericsson’s released a smartphone in partnership with surf brand Billabong.
01 Jan 12
PlayStation network's security is 'world-leading': exec
Senior VP promises Sony has learned from April hacking disaster, thanks fans for staying loyal.
02 Dec 11
PSP still going strong as Vita pre-orders begin - Updated
Vodafone named as preferred 3G supplier.
22 Nov 11
Off the charts
Sony says Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception sold 3.8 million copies on its first day.
11 Nov 11
New handheld attracts muted interest
Once the ultimate possession for school-age boys, have smartphones killed the portable gaming device?
09 Nov 11
Sony patents biometric controllers
Could games be affected by the state of your hands?
03 Nov 11
Sony goes all in on mobiles
Ericsson bought out of 50% stake in handset business for NZ$1.8 billion.
28 Oct 11
Sony names date for 3D Display
SimulView feature lets two players see different images on the same screen.
20 Oct 11
PlayStation Vita launch date announced
How much longer will New Zealand fans have to wait compared with the rest of the world?
19 Oct 11
PlayStation network attacked again
Sony suspends 93,000 accounts in response to unauthorised sign-in attempts.
13 Oct 11
Resistance 3 ‘survivor’ videos
Doco-style trailers tug at gamers' heartstrings.
09 Sep 11
Sony launches twin tablets - Updated
Sony NZ says both tablets will be available here, but when, and for how much?
01 Sep 11