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Sony tackles Apple with tablet release
Struggling electronics company set to introduce a new tablet computer in Japan this year, in direct competition with Apple and Samsung.
25 Jan 13
Sony set to go second in next-gen release
Gaming industry analysts have been throwing around rumours like frenzied apes for the past few months, but a comment from the chief executive of Sony has topped the lot.
22 Jan 13
Sony introduces flagship smartphone
Xperia Z becomes "the best of Sony in a premium smartphone", set for a New Zealand launch in March.
21 Jan 13
Microsoft and Sony set for console launch?
A new report from a reputable gaming magazine claims Sony and Microsoft will announce new consoles around March sometime.
16 Jan 13
Sony changes their image
Sony changes image and replaces the Playstation Network and Store with a single entity: the Sony Entertainment Network.
15 Jan 13
Sony switches off PS2 for last time
Sony fans worldwide are letting out nostalgic "awws" as it has been announced no more Playstation 2 consoles are being produced, anywhere.
10 Jan 13
Gaikai reveals service details
A new job listing from Sony-owned cloud service-provider Gaikai has revealed a few more details about how the service will be utilised.
07 Dec 12
All-Stars struggles after launch
Despite much anticipation from critics and gamers, Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale has barely managed to crack the top 40 in the UK.
27 Nov 12
Sony setback as China continues consoles ban
New research into video games in China confirms that consoles are still banned, refuting rumours that Sony would bring the PS3 into the country.
08 Nov 12
Sony slashes PS Vita expectations
A new financial report from Sony shows they have slashed their expectations for the Playstation Vita and other handhelds.
02 Nov 12
EA developing next-gen consoles?
A leading gaming website has released information said to prove EA is currently developing for next-generation consoles.
01 Nov 12
Sony faultless at court hearing
The catastrophic hacking of the Playstation Network last year has finally seen court time, but a US federal judge has found little fault with Sony.
24 Oct 12
Sony lays off 2,000 workers
Electronics giant announces changes by the end of 2012 in ongoing quest to reduce its overall workforce by 6%.
23 Oct 12
ANZ gets first access to new PS Store
After a stuttering start the new-look PS Store is now up and running in most territories, and there’s some good news – it’s fast as anything.
19 Oct 12
Are handheld games consoles on borrowed time?
Console developers have been given some food for thought today as new research shows mobile gaming is becoming a real force in the industry.
12 Oct 12
Sony slammed over PS4 plans
Amid months of next-generation speculation, an editorial predicting the downfall of Sony’s next-gen console has been savaged by the online community.
10 Oct 12
Students create Kiwi touch for PS Vita game
New Zealand’s most-awarded school for digital and creative technologies aims to add New Zealand flavour to a popular gaming title.
01 Oct 12
PS3 v Wii U: Ding Ding
Last week's announcement of a slimmer Playstation 3 has industry analysts wondering if the move will be a success.
24 Sep 12
Sony PS3 goes slimmer and lighter
Redesigned console hits the worldwide market as Sony aims to further accelerate the Playstation platform across the globe.
20 Sep 12
Single console launch expected in 2013
Rumours have been flying around for months about next-gen consoles, but the industry only expects one to launch next year.
05 Sep 12
Sony Mobile cuts 1,000 jobs
Loss-making electronics firm to move mobile headquarters from Sweden to Japan as it reduces company headcount by 15%.
28 Aug 12
Gamescom announces new Sony systems content
A huge bundle of new content for Sony systems was announced at the Gamescom trade fair today.
15 Aug 12
Apple seeks quick judgement in Samsung trial
As Samsung continues to question the fairness of the trial, Apple requests a quick ruling in an attempt for victory.
03 Aug 12
Analysts: Sony’s acquisition of Gaikai won’t make consoles obsolete
Michael Pachter says Sony's plan may not be the obvious one.
11 Jul 12