WATCH: PlayStation Experience Southeast Asia 2017 quick recap

Aug 09, 2017 - 12:34 PM

See what the first ever PlayStation Experience in the region brought to fans last Saturday August 5 in Malaysia

PS BUTTONS. Gamers line up to see the intimate PlayStation showcase. Photo by Nadine Pacis/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: PlayStation Experience Southeast Asia 2017

Aug 05, 2017 - 3:57 PM

From Street Fighter toys Final Fantasy VII figures to giant PlayStation buttons here are some of the scenes from Saturday s day long PlayStation party

PlayStation Experience Southeast Asia: What we're excited to see

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:43 PM

We re at the first ever PlayStation Experience in Southeast Asia which will be held in Malaysia Saturday August 5 Tune in for our updates

New 'Call of Duty' does away with health regen in campaign mode

Jul 04, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Suddenly as a player you cared about what you were doing you cared about not running and gunning in this fast and unrealistic way says Tolga Kart senior development director for Call of Duty: WWII

RETURN TO ROOTS. Call of Duty returns to World War II in newest installment. Developers Mike Mejia and Tolga Kart pose in front of a poster at E3 2017, June 2017. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[E3 2017] Video Tour: PlayStation's E3 showcase

Jun 20, 2017 - 7:46 AM

A huge Spider man on a helicopter statue triple A game developers roaming the floor Gran Turismo racing pods – here s everything we saw at Sony s booth

BEYOND HUMAN. Spider-man and Detroit: Become Human, a game about androids, had the most attention-grabbing booths at Sony's E3 2017 showcase. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

'Destiny 2' for PC coming October 24

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:46 AM

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Destiny 2 meanwhile are coming out on September 6

DESTINY 2'S GHAUL! The villain behind Destiny 2, Ghaul is shown for the first time in this E3 trailer. Screen shot from trailer.

[E3 2017] Sony's PlayStation Live was a trailerfest for 2018 reveals

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:37 AM

Players can expect world debuts updates on existing games in development and game announcements meant to help secure future hype for the PlayStation 4 Refresh this page for further PlayStation Live updates

PLAYSTATION LIVE! Keep checking this page for written updates about the press conference. Screen shot from LiveStream.

[E3 2017] Watch: Sony's PlayStation Live press conference

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:16 AM

The livestream for the press conference formally begins at 9:00 am Manila time

PLAYSTATION LIVE. PlayStation Live will be bringing new games and game development updates. Screen shot from YouTube livestream.

IN PHOTOS: Tekken 7 fighters test their mettle at launch tourney

Jun 03, 2017 - 3:19 PM

Catch the action from the tournament here

'Ghost Recon: Wildlands' review: A repetitive game that requires creativity

Mar 18, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Does Ghost Recon: Wildlands feed our reviewer s desire for a tactical shooter? Find out in this review of Ubisoft s latest title

PlayStation 4 system update 4.50 to launch on March 9

Mar 08, 2017 - 10:45 PM

The update is slated to bring external HDD support to the PS4 lineup as well as Boost Mode on PS4 Pro units among other new features

NEW UPDATE INCOMING. Are you excited for the additions they're bringing? Screen shot from Twitter video.

IMPRESSIONS: 'Horizon: Zero Dawn’

Feb 20, 2017 - 3:56 PM

The unique post apocalyptic PlayStation 4 exclusive impresses with its strong female lead and awe inspiring bio mechanical beasts

IMPRESSIONS: 'For Honor' awakens your inner savage

Feb 13, 2017 - 3:17 PM

Our time with the sword swinging spectacle For Honor tells us we ve just found Ubisoft’s next big hit

What to expect in Sony's upcoming PS4 Software Update 4.50

Feb 06, 2017 - 3:39 PM

The update – currently in beta testing – will bring external hard disk drive support for the console as well as a boost mode for the PS4 Pro

HDD SUPPORT. Sony's PlayStation software update 4.50 will allow users to extend the storage on the console. Image from Sony.

Review roundup: 'Resident Evil 7' is a return to form

Jan 24, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Blending old school elements with incredibly detailed visuals the latest in the long running horror series offers a heart attack of an experience

PS4 Pro: Things to consider before purchasing

Jan 14, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Weighing the pros and cons of Sony’s 4K console

30 days with the PS VR: great potential, many problems

Jan 12, 2017 - 5:46 PM

It s a great device but currently lacks a definitive experience to be labeled a must have

'SD Gundam G Generation Genesis' review: Made for the hardcore Gundam fan

Dec 14, 2016 - 11:19 AM

It s the first ever G Generation game to be released in English

The Year In Tech: Tech toys we wanted in 2016

Dec 05, 2016 - 6:25 PM

These cool gears and gadgets made the trying year a far more colorful place

Unboxing the PS VR

Dec 05, 2016 - 2:02 PM

We unbox Sony s new virtual reality device

The Year In Tech: Games to forget 2016 by

Dec 04, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Video games allow us to forget some of the badness of the year and we ve rounded up some of our favorite games of 2016 to forget the year with

LOOK: Filipino gamers line up for 'Final Fantasy XV'

Nov 29, 2016 - 6:20 PM

The latest in the long running RPG series draws crowds at gaming stores in the Philippines

Photo by Neil Deona

Why you should be excited for 'Final Fantasy XV'

Nov 28, 2016 - 12:38 PM

XV is about to drop Whet your appetite with our preview of the game s first few chapters

Disgruntled gamer 'likely' behind October U.S. hacking – expert

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:53 PM

The hacker who brought down Amazon Twitter and Netflix in October may have held a grudge against the PlayStation network U S media says

Here are the games that will be optimized for the PS4 Pro when it launches

Nov 04, 2016 - 10:38 AM

Sony says 44 titles will take advantage of the console s enhanced processing prowess at launch

Winner of NBA 2K17 Philippines Finals gets crowned at ESGS

Oct 30, 2016 - 6:35 PM

The winner of the official NBA 2K17 tournament in the country reveals he didn t even have his own PlayStation to practice on

2K CHAMP. The 2K17 winner admits he didn't even have his own PS4 to practice on

WATCH: Gamer proposes to girlfriend at ESGS

Oct 30, 2016 - 3:02 AM

Add a marriage proposal to the list of surprises ESGS 2016 has unveiled

The World of Final Fantasy demo packs JRPG flavors you thought were long gone

Oct 18, 2016 - 2:49 PM

Square Enix s cutesified World of Final Fantasy may offer the more traditional Japanese role playing experience compared to Final Fantasy XV

VICTORY POSE. World of Final Fantasy's Reynn and Lann pose with their various mirage buddies. Screen shots from PS4 demo.

What went down at GameStart 2016

Oct 11, 2016 - 2:38 PM

Check out the highlights of this year s GameStart

Southeast Asia Major 2016 featured tournaments for Street Fighter V, Guilty Gear Xrd Revelation, BlazBlue Central Fiction, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom, and Tekken 7. Photo by Mark Teo / Afterdark Facility / GameStart

Japan's Tokido dominates Southeast Asia Major, PH players rise against odds

Oct 10, 2016 - 11:22 AM

Get the full list of winners from Southeast Asia s premier fighting game tourney here

TOP PLAYER. Hajime "TOKIDO" Taniguchi dominates the South East Asian Major's highlight tournament: Street Fighter V Capcom Pro Tour. Photo by Don Kevin Hapal

VR game Ace Banana is a sleeper hit in the making

Oct 03, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Despite the cartoony graphics this PlayStation VR launch title packs serious fun

NOT YOUR ORDINARY PRIMATES. It's great to see more VR games that do attempt to create more cartoony worlds as opposed to extreme realism. Screengrab from Sony

Nioh director acknowledges similarities to Dark Souls

Oct 03, 2016 - 12:36 PM

The PlayStation 4 exclusive promises a Souls like level of difficulty while giving you a unique look at Japanese fantasy

WATCH: Unboxing the PS4 Slim

Sep 30, 2016 - 2:01 PM

Confirmed: the PS4 is now a tad bit easier to take out of the box thanks to its smaller size

IN PHOTOS: How the PS4 Slim compares to the the original PS4

Sep 26, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Here s a look at how Sony s smaller PS4 compares beside the standard one

ON A DIET. The PS4 Slim (right) weighs 2.1 kilograms while the original model tips the scales at 2.8 kilos. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Confirmed: The PS4 Pro does pump out nicer graphics

Sep 19, 2016 - 1:06 PM

Here are our impressions on Resident Evil 7 Infamous: First Light Uncharted 4 and Horizon Zero Dawn as rendered by the new and enhanced PlayStation

PRETTY LIGHTS. Infamous' neon lights show off the visual differences afforded by the more powerful PS4 model. Photo by Michaela Nadine Pacis/Rappler

Current-gen console wars, round 2: PlayStation 4 Pro vs Xbox Scorpio

Sep 13, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Let s check out the features of Sony’s new gaming box and see how it stands against Microsoft s own upcoming behemoth the Xbox Scorpio

Sony resmi umumkan PS4 Slim dan PS4 Pro

Sep 09, 2016 - 12:34 PM

PS4 Slim akan rilis di pasaran di pada 15 September 2016 sementara PS4 Pro rilis pada 10 November 2016

Everything we know so far about the PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim

Sep 08, 2016 - 8:08 PM

Looking for more information on the slimmer and Pro versions of the PlayStation 4? We ve got you covered

SONY'S SLIMMER PS4. Sony reveals the PlayStation 4 slim. Screen shot from Twitch.

Sony reveals PS4 slim model, 4K and HDR-capable PS4 Pro

Sep 08, 2016 - 3:27 AM

UPDATED Sony s slim PlayStation 4 and the PS4 Pro aim to provide gamers with a wider range of experiences for play

THE NEW PS4 UNITS. Screen shot from Twitch.

Where to watch live stream of Apple and Sony's September events

Sep 07, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The iPhone 7 and new PlayStation 4 models are set to be unveiled

You'll soon be able to stream PlayStation games on Windows PCs

Aug 24, 2016 - 5:24 PM

Sony s streaming game service PlayStation Now lets you play PS exclusives like God of War III and The Last of Us on your PC

BLURRED LINES. Console and PC gaming 'merge' with Sony's new service. Image from Sony.

For Honor showcases epic sword battles + 9 other big Gamescom 2016 news

Aug 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM

The Ubisoft title has unsheathed its nasty predilection for melee battles Along with Metal Gear Survive Resident Evil 7 and the proposed Mass Effect remake the game was a star in the recently concluded gaming expo

FOR HONOR. The MOBA-like game from Ubisoft features visually striking battles among medieval factions brandishing really sharp objects. Photo from Ubisoft.

Sony to debut redesigned standard PlayStation 4, high-end model – report

Aug 22, 2016 - 6:02 PM

The Japanese tech company makes their PlayStation plans public on September 7 at the PlayStation Theater in New York

READY FOR BATTLE. Sony's reloading for the next stretch of their console war against Microsoft. File photo by Victor Barreiro Jr/Rappler

LOOK: Is this the PlayStation 4 slim?

Aug 22, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Images of what s supposedly the new PlayStation 4 console leak online

REFRESHER COURSE. Sony's Playstation line has had a long history of getting the slim treatment. Photo from

PlayStation VR in the Philippines: What it is, where to pre-order

Jul 29, 2016 - 9:59 AM

Here s what you need to know about the PlayStation VR ahead of time in case you re interested in trying out virtual reality gaming

PlayStation VR heading to PH in October

Jul 28, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The PlayStation VR unit will cost P22 900 and there will also be a bundle with the PlayStation Camera for P25 290

Sony to drop Ustream on PS4

Jun 29, 2016 - 4:25 PM

Players will still be able to broadcast gameplay through YouTube Twitch and Dailymotion as well as watch broadcasts from those services using the Live from PlayStation service

Shuhei Yoshida: Virtual Reality and the PSVR are here to stay

Jun 25, 2016 - 2:28 PM

Shuhei Yoshida is excited to see what gaming developers can come up with for the PSVR and VR gaming in general

SHUHEI YOSHIDA. Photo by Nadine Pacis

Rappler picks: Our 5 favorite E3 trailers and videos

Jun 18, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Rappler chooses its top picks among all the E3 trailers and videos released to date

Horizon: Zero Dawn, a new post-apocalyptic game to be excited for

Jun 18, 2016 - 6:00 PM

We’ve never seen a world like the one in Horizon: Zero Dawn