PlayStation 3 (PS3) gamers will soon be able to Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.
Both Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories are basically the PS2 versions, but now they are all set to become available digitally on the PlayStation Network (PSN) to allow gamers to enjoy the games on the PS3.
Electronics giant Sony is also working on a Google Glass-type computing glasses, emerging reports suggest.
Sony has reportedly got patent number 20130069850 for an apparatus called the head-mounted display. It is said to be a continuation from the company's patent filed in the years 2008 and 2009.
The patented device has been described as a head-mounted display apparatus that includes an image display tool, a wearing tool with which the image display device is worn on the observer's head, and an add-on member with which the image display tool is attached to the wearing tool.
Sudden teasers from Sony Japan cropped up recently, about a forthcoming online, streamed event which would focus completely on Sony's PlayStation Vita console; and would be held at 3am ET on Monday, February 18.
The information which the page teasing the online, streamed event unfolds is that Sony would be unveiling fresh details about the PlayStation Vita on Monday, February 18th at 5pm Tokyo time. The presenter of the upcoming event would be Hiroshi Kawano, the President of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan.
Sony on Monday announced its newest player in the tablet field - The Xperia Tablet Z, which really comes equipped with some unique features that allow it to stand out in the crowded tablet field.
To be available in black or white, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z features 10.1-inch 1920 by 1200pixel resolution screen, a 1.5-GHz Qualcomm quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chip, NFC (near field communication) and an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera that automatically adjusts to optimum settings when capturing photos or shooting videos in dark areas.
Acclaimed electronic giant Sony yesterday introduced the world to its new, ultra-slim Android-based tablet dubbed the Xperia Tablet Z.
The Xperia Tablet Z runs Google's Android 4.1 mobile operating system, and comes equipped with a full-HD 10.1-inch screen that offers a resolution of 1920 by 1200 pixels. It has Qualcomm's 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, an 8.1-megapixel camera on its rear. This rear-facing camera works with Exmore R technology and is expected to be a star in the company's promotion of the tablet overall.
According to a recent revelation by a hacker, who goes by the handle Hellcat, Sony PlayStation 3 can automatically grab content IDs from the PlayStation Network account of the users, if the console is connected to the company's new PlayStation Vita handheld gaming system which was launched in the US and Europe last month.
As per Hellcat, the automatic grabbing of content IDs by the PS3, when it is connected to Vita, implies that Sony will be able to nullify content on the systems irrespective of when it was acquired.
In what apparently will be Sony's biggest sales event in recent times, the company is all set to launch its new handheld, the PlayStation Vita, in a big way in the US and Europe on today, February 22.
With Sony having stated that it is taking the long view for the soon-to-be-released PS Vita handheld gaming console, reports have revealed that the device's debut will come amid celebrity-studded parties, midnight store openings, as well as a $50-million sales promotion.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 witnessed the world’s leading TV manufacturers, including Samsung, LG, and Sony, trying to pitch the “smart” TV idea, in order to draw attention to a completely new approach to television.
Going by the indications, the bigwig TV makers are apparently set to bring on the friendly living-room TV sets in line with the other latest gadgets which are expected to have an automatic hook up to Internet connectivity, apps, social network accessibility and the other so-called technology “ecosystems.”
Buyers can now grab the Sony Tablet S for $100 less than its original price as the Japanese electronics giant has hacked the price tag to boost sales and clear out old inventory.
Following the price hack, the 16GB version of the Tablet S costs $399.99, while the 32GB model costs $499.99.
In addition, the company is offering several freebies such as five PlayStation classic titles, 180 days of Music Unlimited service and free downloads from its Video Unlimited store.
Sony’s new PlayStation Vita handheld console, which was released in Japan during the past weekend, has already run into problems --- with the early users of the device complaining about unresponsive touchscreens, freezes, and crashes.
Despite the fact that the reporting of glitches in any new console is a common thing, the number of PS Vita complaints – which the users have voiced via Twitter and YouTube – have been so numerous that the experts have been taken by surprise.
According to a new report, Sony’s Playstation 3 gaming console has ranked second in the overall hardware sales in the Japanese market in the most recent week.
The Japanese consumer electronics company sold 29,435 units of its Playstation 3 consoles between October 3 and October 9 in the country to come in second position in overall hardware sales, according o Media Create Co.
Information has been leaked about the fact that this September, Sony will be launching two tablet computers in Britain. The S1 and S2 are the two tablet computers that Sony has announced. But release dates of the same are not yet announced.
However, reports in the gadget blog, Engadget reveal that in a private note sent from Sony’s marketing group, the date of release of at least one of those tablets is supposed to be in late September and that too particularly in Britain.
Three people, suspected to be member of Anonymous hacker group were arrested by the Spanish police on Friday. The three were accused of organizing cyber crimes against the websites Sony Corp, banks and governments.
However, they have not been accused of the recent massive hacking of PlayStation gamers. They were also accused of launching cyber assaults on Spanish banks Bankia and BBVA, and also against Italian energy group Enel SpA. Termed as hacktivists, these people hack the cyber accounts of many banks, businesses and also gaming companies.
As a large number of fans gathered and waited and in queues outside the Sony booths in the Electronic Entertainment Expo event to check out and try their hands at the next generation gaming handset at 3D Drake’s Unchartered videogame.
There was a lot of rush and all the days at the E3 extravagant event was described as a prosperous experience in the words of Julie Webber who is the Spokesperson for Sony as the company very firmly turned its back on the recent embarrassment due to the various hacking incidents of online games, movies etc.
The much awaited gaming machine by Sony has finally been unveiled. The PlayStation Vita has a sprawling 5-inch OLED screen, dual thumb-sticks and front and back-side touch screens and is indeed proving to be an impressive piece of game gadgetry.
With a cost of $249, what you really must consider before buying this piece of gadget is the games that it comprises of. The one game that is going to make this gadget sale-worthy, when it is released at the end of this year is the "Uncharted: Golden Abyss".