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PlayStation Network Back Online After DDoS Attacks Disrupt Weekend Service

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online Monday following a weekend cyberattack that affected its servers, as well as those of fellow video game companies Blizzard Entertainment, Riot...

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2014-08-21 12:27:36

Thousands of Blockbuster and Classic Movies Now Available on PlayStation Systems, PCs, and Other Sony Devices SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International today announced that Video Unlimited, the company's streaming and digital download video service, is now live in Brazil. Video Unlimited offers Brazilian customers convenience and variety by delivering a broad and frequently updated collection of blockbuster and classic movies to rent...

2014-08-19 12:25:45

LOOT Entertainment Brings Indie 3D Action-Adventure Game to Console Debut LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony DADC New Media Solutions' LOOT Entertainment, an interactive entertainment development division dedicated to creating experiences and products for all digital platforms, announced today that The Last Tinker(TM): City of Colors is now available for purchase and play on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. Community members can download the game in...

playstation 4 sales reach 10 million
2014-08-14 05:37:21

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sony has announced at Gamescom 2014, Europe’s largest gaming event held in Cologne, Germany, that it has sold 10 million PlayStation 4 units worldwide. The figure represents actual sales completed through to the customer, rather than units shipped to retailers. The news is particularly noteworthy because it is a milestone which has been reached in impressively quick time, especially in comparison to previous incarnations of...

2014-08-12 16:31:09

The PS4 Platform Continues to Expand at the Fastest Rate in PlayStation® Hardware History TOKYO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 10 million units(*1) worldwide as of August 10, 2014, demonstrating the fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation® hardware history. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/SFM066LOGO "The...

2014-07-29 12:33:35

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Worldwide Video Game and Entertainment Console Hardware and Packaged Software 2014-2018 Forecasthttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2116801/Worldwide-Video-Game-and-Entertainment-Console-Hardware-and-Packaged-Software-2014-2018-Forecast.html This IDC study forecasts demand for video game and interactive entertainment console hardware and disc-based game software worldwide through 2018 by...

2014-07-17 23:03:26

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Virtual Reality in Gaming Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/virtual-reality-gaming-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Virtual Reality in Gaming Market (By Component - Software, Hardware;...

2014-07-08 12:25:41

ALBANY, New York, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Virtual Reality in Gaming Market (By Component - Software, Hardware; By Type of Gaming Console from Different Manufacturers - Microsoft Xbox, Apple Mac, Sony PlayStation, Personal computer, Nintendo Wii) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global virtual reality in gaming market was worth USD 466.6...

2014-06-25 23:11:01

Core Gamers and Mobile Expected to Be Biggest Drivers of Growth San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 DFC Intelligence has announced that for the second time this year they are significantly raising their 5-year video game forecast. Overall game software revenue is expected to go from $64 billion in 2014 to $100 billion in 2018. This includes revenue from PC games, console games and mobile games, but does not include hardware spending on game devices. “The market is growing on all...

2014-06-20 04:20:30

"Unity for PSM" Allows a Broader Range of Developers to Create Dedicated Content For PlayStation®Vita TOKYO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that the official version of "Unity for PlayStation®Mobile" (Unity for PSM) will be available starting today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/SFM066LOGO "Unity for PSM" is a fully integrated solution of "Unity" from Unity Technologies, and is optimized for the creation of PSM...

2014-06-18 12:28:53

#RBI14 available next week for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One; Game updates rosters and will debut multi-player for consoles this summer NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.B.I. Baseball 14, the first console video game developed by MLBAM, will be available on Tuesday, June 24, for the PlayStation(®)4 computer entertainment system and via ID@Xbox on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. MLBAM, which earlier this spring delivered a re-imagined,...


Latest PlayStation Reference Libraries

PlayStation Vita
2013-09-08 08:40:46

The PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) is a handheld video game console manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released in Japan and parts of Asia on December 17, 2011; in Europe, North America, South America, and Singapore on February 22, 2012; and on February 23, 2012 in Australia. It was rumored as early as July 7, 2009, that there would be a successor to the PlayStation Portable. Eurogamer released a report stating that Sony was working on a device using a PowerVR SGX543MP...

PlayStation 2
2013-03-16 10:03:14

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console released on March 4, 2000 in Japan, October 26, 2000 in North America, and November 24, 2000 in Europe by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI). Since its release over 150 million consoles and 1.52 billion PS2 titles have been sold. There are 3,857 available games and the PS2 continued to be produced with revisions released in 2006 and 2007. On January 4, 2013, Sony announced it would discontinue production of the PS2. One day after its...

PlayStation
2013-03-16 09:50:04

The PlayStation is a game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) first sold on December 3, 1994 in Japan. It has sold over 100 million units worldwide since its release. Ken Kutaragi known as “The Father of the PlayStation” is the creator of the PlayStation game console and a Sony executive. In 1988, Sony and Nintendo formed a partnership to develop a CD-ROM for the Super Nintendo, but a day after the PlayStation’s official announcement at the Consumer...

PlayStation Portable, PSP
2013-03-16 09:27:10

The PSP is a handheld game console that is manufactured by Sony and was unveiled on May 11, 2004. It was released on December 12, 2004 in Japan, and March 24, 2005, in North America. In early September 2007 the slimmer and lighter PSP-2000 was released. It was replaced later with the PSP-3000, and then redesigned into the PSP Go, which sold along with the PSP-3000. In 2011 a low priced version was released the PSP-E1000. In December 2011 the PlayStation Vita was released in Japan and February...

PlayStation 3
2013-03-14 08:37:18

Image Caption: Sony's PlayStation 3 gaming console. Credit: Sony The PlayStation 3 (PS3) released on November 11, 2006 in Japan and November 17, 2006 in North America. It was released globally in March 2007. The PS3 is a game console manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment and uses Blu-ray Disc as its primary storage. Within the first 24 hours of release 81,639 units were sold in Japan. As of January 2013, over 77 million units worldwide have been sold. The original PS3 was offered...

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