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'Days Gone' review: Not bad for a zombie game

May 18, 2019 - 8:00 AM

It’s not a perfect game. It’s not a fantastic game, but it’s not a bad one either.

Sony's key announcements at CES 2019 include new TVs, strong PS4 sales

Jan 08, 2019 - 2:42 PM

We highlight some of the biggest announcements from Sony – from giant TVs to the ultimate party speaker

SONY'S KENICHIRO YOSHIDA. Sony President and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida walks on stage to speak at the Sony Electronics Inc. press conference at the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES 2019 (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas on January 7, 2019. Photo by David McNew/AFP

'God of War' becomes PlayStation 4's fastest-selling exclusive

May 04, 2018 - 3:54 PM

God of War sells over 3.1 million units in its first 3 days

DAD AND BOY. Kratos and Atreus make waves in the gaming scene. Image from Sony.

Monster Hunter World gets beta date, Horizon: Zero Dawn collaboration

Oct 31, 2017 - 9:06 PM

The PS4 gets its Monster Hunter World beta on December 9! Players can also dress up in the game to look like Horizon: Zero Dawn protagonist Aloy as apart of a collaborative effort.

BETA INCOMING! The PS4 beta test for Monster Hunter World is slated for December! Image from Monster Hunter World website.

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] 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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

New racing sim Gran Turismo Sport can get you a real racer license

Jun 15, 2016 - 4:17 PM

Not only is GT Sport beautiful and well detailed; It could also be your ticket to getting a racing license

GT SPORT. Photos provided by Sony.

Sony confirms PlayStation 4.5, says it won't be at E3

Jun 10, 2016 - 10:23 PM

Sony s Andrew House says the new console is intended to sit alongside and complement the standard PS4

20 YEARS OF PLAYSTATION. Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation 4 20th anniversary edition video game console is displayed at Sony's showroom in Tokyo on December 4, 2014. Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

The Final Fantasy VII remake: What we know so far

Dec 13, 2015 - 8:56 AM

What s in store for gamers as production ramps up for Final Fantasy VII Remake? Victor Barreiro Jr collects some assorted tidbits of information for your reading pleasure

CLOUD STRIFE. Screen shot from YouTube.

World of Tanks heading to the PS4

Sep 17, 2015 - 7:35 PM

While no PlayStation Plus membership is needed to play upon release those with PS Plus memberships will get some benefits


Bloodborne expansion The Old Hunters set for November

Sep 15, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Bloodborne: The Old Hunters will be released on November 24

BLOODBORNE EXPANSION. Screen shot from YouTube.

Sony's PS4 system software 3.00 beta arrives

Sep 02, 2015 - 2:18 PM

Among the new features in the beta is the ability to stream gameplay to YouTube and YouTube Gaming

PS4 VERSION 3.00 BETA. Image from Sony.

Sony’s PlayStation Now heads to PS3 on May 12

May 06, 2015 - 5:55 PM

PlayStation Now is a subscription cloud gaming service that allows players to stream specific video games on the PlayStation 4 and soon on the PS3

PLAYSTATION NOW. Image from PlayStation Blog.

First impressions: The Order: 1886 and Bloodborne

Feb 07, 2015 - 10:30 AM

The Order: 1886 is set in an alternate history London while Bloodborne takes you the city of Yharnam whose citizens turn into beasts

PlayStation: 20 years after a grey box changed gaming

Dec 04, 2014 - 7:06 PM

Sony s PlayStation 4 allows users of this latest console generation to play games straight from the cloud in a universe that now includes compatible smartphones televisions and tablets

20 YEARS OF PLAY. Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation 4 20th anniversary edition video game console is displayed at Sony's showroom in Tokyo on December 4, 2014. Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

Sony unveils upcoming PlayStation 4 Share Play feature

Aug 13, 2014 - 9:36 PM

Share Play will let a PlayStation 4 gamer play a game with his friend online even if the other player doesn t own a copy of the game

OVER 10 MILLION SOLD. Image from Sony PlayStation Blog.

Sony reveals Project Morpheus PS4 VR headset

Mar 20, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Sony shows off virtual reality headgear meant for use with the PlayStation 4: Project Morpheus

MORPHEUS. Project Morpheus is a virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4. Photo from Sony's PlayStation Blog

TechRap: Lumia 1520, more from CES 2014

Jan 19, 2014 - 9:43 AM

We take a look at more interesting gadgets from CES 2014 and we review the Nokia Lumia 1520 and the software update Lumia Black

Nintendo forecasts net loss, slashes Wii U sales target

Jan 17, 2014 - 3:43 PM

Nintendo said it expected to sell 2 8 million Wii U units worldwide instead of an earlier predicted 9 million units

SLASHED TARGETS. Nintendo's Wii U sells less than expected. Image from Nintendo

PlayStation 4 marks official Philippine debut

Jan 14, 2014 - 2:33 PM

Sony officially launches the PlayStation 4 in the Philippines the next gen console starts at P24 999

OFWs searching for techie gifts – PricePanda

Dec 18, 2013 - 3:01 PM

The PlayStation 4 iPhone 5C Nexus 5 and Samsung smartphones are popular search terms for gift hunting OFWs

PHONES AND THE PS4. The PlayStation 4 and a number of smartphones were popular search terms for overseas Filipino workers doing price searches. Photo from PlayStation Facebook

PlayStation 4 release date, launch countries set

Aug 22, 2013 - 2:07 PM

Sony finalizes the launch date and countries that will get first rights to buying a PlayStation 4

COMING IN NOVEMBER. The PlayStation 4 gets its launch countries and official release dates. Screen shot from PlayStation Facebook