‘Beat Saber’ Wins Sony’s Best PSVR Experience of 2018

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Beat Saber (2018) , the block-slicing VR rhythm game, has been given top honors once again, this time by PlayStation’s own 2018 Game of the Year Awards. Beat Saber also nearly nabbed the top spot for ‘Best Independent Game’ too, landing in second place to The Forest.

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Sony to Nearly Double the Total Number of PSVR Games by End of 2018

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According to a report by Silicon Era , Sony expects to increase the number of PSVR games from 150 to 280 over the course of 2018. PSVR has a little under a tenth of the number of non-VR games currently listed on PSN. However Sony says they’ve sold more than 12.2

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Sony Announces 5 Brand New Games Heading to PSVR

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At Sony’s E3 2017 presentation the company announced a slew of brand new titles heading to PSVR. The range of games is diverse, from shooter to puzzle, to horror, and more. The new game appears to be a platformer like Lucky’s Tale but has a vastly different setting.

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Sony Is Still Recruiting For An AAA PSVR Game From A New Studio

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Much of Sony’s 2019 PSVR line-up remains a mystery. Sony established this studio all the way back in 2015 when PSVR was still known as Project Morpheus. ” Another listing describes the Manchester-based unit as “a small but highly experienced team who want to build AAA games.” Of course, Sony already has a VR developer in London. We asked Sony if there might be any overlap between the two teams, but have yet to hear back at the time of writing.

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Where & When to Watch Sony’s Keynote @ Paris Games Week, Announcing New PSVR Titles

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Paris Games Week (PGW) is just about to kick off, starting officially November 1st and lasting until November 5th. Sony is announcing a few new games ahead of time at their annual pre-PGW keynote though, which they say will include 7 titles spanning PS4 and PSVR.

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Sony Releases PSVR’s Top 10 Most Downloaded Games of 2017, ‘Job Simulator’ Tops the Chart

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Sony has compiled a list of the top 10 PSVR games downloaded in 2017. It’s unclear if the list below also includes free games as well, but considering all of the games listed are paid games, it seems unlikely. 2017’s Top 10 Most Downloaded PSVR Games.

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Sony Highlights 30+ PSVR Games Launching This Spring

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Over on the US PlayStation Blog , SIEA Social Media Manager Justin Massongill has compiled a list of 34 PSVR games targeting a Spring 2018 release. Here’s the complete list of what Sony says is launching this Spring: Anamorphine. Snail Games.

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Sony Announces ‘Tetris Effect’ for PSVR & PS4, Coming Fall 2018

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It looks like the alleged Sony E3 leak , which showed Resident Evil 2 (1998), Spider-Man, and BioShock Resurgence coming to PSVR, hasn’t gotten its moment of vindication yet, as Sony today announced that a new Tetris game is coming to the PS4 console with PSVR support.

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Sony’s Yoshida: PSVR Titles With ‘Deeper Gaming’ Will Increase Going Forward

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PlayStation figurehead Shuhei Yoshida says to expect more full games for the company’s PSVR headset going forward. In an interview with the Japanese PlayStation Blog for last week’s Tokyo Game Show (roughly translated via Google), Sony’s Head of Worldwide Studios explained that many PSVR games up to this point have been smaller experiences, but the appetite for larger games is growing. Experiences Gaming PSVR Sony VR Industry News

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Watch Sony’s E3 Livestream Here @6PM PST, ‘Battlefront 2’ for VR, ‘Golem’, and Aim-compatible Games

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E3 2017 is here, and Sony’s conference is kicking off tonight at 6PM PST ( local time here ) where VR announcements are sure to await. a game that took the spotlight at EA Play yesterday, would officially support PSVR in some capacity.

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Sony Releases List Of Non-Gaming PSVR Launch Titles

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PlayStation VR debuts featuring 10 non-gaming experiences. Virtual reality isn’t just for gaming, and Sony wants to make that perfectly clear to potential owners of their brand new VR headset. Below is a list of the 10 titles including the official descriptions from Sony.

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Sony Reveals PlayStation VR’s Most Downloaded Games of 2016

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The Official PlayStation Blog has shared Sony’s most downloaded games of last year. Carnival Games VR ($20). Carnival Games VR brings an all new immersive virtual reality experience, allowing you to explore the park, interact with patrons and play up to 12 different games!

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Sony Announces 4 Asia-Developed PSVR Titles Are Coming West

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Sony today announced four new titles for PlayStation VR at the annual ChinaJoy Expo in Shanghai—all of which have been confirmed to make it over to Western audiences. The post Sony Announces 4 Asia-Developed PSVR Titles Are Coming West appeared first on Road to VR.

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Review: Sony PlayStation VR

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In both price and performance, Sony's VR system splits the difference between high-end, PC-driven headsets and lightweight mobile solutions. The post Review: Sony PlayStation VR appeared first on WIRED. Gaming Gear Reviews consoles Playstation Sony virtual reality VR

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Sony CEO Confirms Company Is Working On ‘Next-Generation Hardware’

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According to an interview posted on the Financial Times (and referenced by IGN ) Sony’s CEO Kenichiro Yoshida said, “At this point, what I can say is it’s necessary to have a next-generation hardware”. Gaming PSVR PlayStation 5 ps4 PS5 sony

Sony Shows More ‘Ace Combat 7’ VR Gameplay Ahead of Jan. 18 Launch

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While understandably less visually detailed than its PS4 counterpart, the PSVR missions aim to ramp up the game with greater immersion. The post Sony Shows More ‘Ace Combat 7’ VR Gameplay Ahead of Jan.

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Sony’s ‘Jumanji: The VR Adventure’ is Unacceptably Terrible

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a massive, and desperately needed, hit for Sony Pictures. This is a huge win for Sony Pictures which is best known today for butchering surefire franchises like Spider-Man and bringing us one step closer to Raganorock with The Emoji Movie.

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Sony to Offer Big Discounts on PSVR, PS4 & Games in ‘Days of Play’ Sale

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Sony is getting ready to offer big discounts in their 11-day ‘Days of Play’ sale, which will see price reductions on PSVR bundles, controllers, games, and the introduction of a limited edition PS4. PSVR Game Deals. More PSVR games (unspecified) starting at $20.

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No Plans for ‘Astro Bot’ Co-op Multiplayer, Sony Confirms

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With the overwhelmingly positive reception to the release of ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission on PSVR this week, fans were excited to discover that the back of the game box suggested a multiplayer feature would eventually come to the game via a post-launch update.

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Sony Has Sold Over 2 Million PSVR Units Worldwide Since Launch

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As a testament to the strength of high-quality VR with a relatively low entry price, Sony today announced they’ve sold more than 2 million units to consumers worldwide as of December 3rd, 2017. This, Sony says, has led to the sale of “more than 617.8 image courtesy Sony.

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Sony To Close ‘RIGS’ Developer Guerrilla Cambridge

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The developers of one of PlayStation VR’s biggest games, RIGS: Mechanized Combat League , are soon to be no more. Guerrilla Cambridge, the UK-based developer behind the high-profile multiplayer FPS, is to close, owner Sony has confirmed to UploadVR today.

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Sony Japan Studio Announces VR Platformer ‘Astro Bot Rescue Mission’ For PSVR, Teaser Trailer Here

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Sony Japan Studio today announced a new platform action game for PSVR starring the cute little robots made famous in Sony’s The Playroom (2013) and The Playroom VR (2016). Image courtesy Sony Japan Studio.

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Launching Tomorrow, Sony Reveals How Farpoint’s PS VR Aim Controller Came to Life

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Sony has published details of the design decisions that drove development of one of the oddest looking gaming peripherals ever built. In the realm of VR gaming, triple-A games for any of of the available platforms are not exactly plentiful. Farpoint, Image Courtesy Sony.

‘Astro Bot’ Wins The Game Awards’ Best VR/AR Game of 2018

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Astro Bot Rescue Mission (2018) , the VR platformer that’s still wowing PSVR users well after its October 2nd launch, took home the title of ‘Best VR/AR Game’ at last night’s Game Awards.

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Sony Reveals Slate Of New PSVR Games

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PlayStation VR (PSVR) is set to have a busy few months with big releases like Farpoint and Starblood Arena, but Sony is also looking ahead, today revealing a new slate of VR titles coming from Chinese developers. You can see all the games in a round up trailer below.

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Sony’s First-party Platformer ‘Astro Bot: Rescue Mission’ Heading to PSVR in October

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Sony’s Japan Studio, the minds behind The Playroom VR (2016), today announced that their upcoming platformer Astro Bot: Rescue Mission is headed to PSVR in the US on October 2nd, 2018. The game is said to be heading into pre-order later today for $40.

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Sony’s PSVR Video Quick Start Guide Makes Way for Arrival of New Model (CUH-ZVR2)

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Now that Sony’s hardware refresh of PlayStation VR is nearly here with Christmas around the bend, the company has published an updated version of it 3-part guide on how to set up PSVR including instructions for both models, CUH-ZVR1 and CUH-ZVR2.

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Sony’s Richard Marks Expects Natural Voice Input to Play Major Role in VR’s Future

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In a recent interview with Glixel , Dr. Richard Marks, head of Sony’s Magic Lab R&D team, talked about PSVR’s development history, social VR, and a possible holodeck-style future. Project Morpheus prototype | Photo courtesy Sony.

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Sony PlayStation E3 2016 Event – Live Stream @ 6pm PST

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Sony takes centre stage in LA as the pre-E3 press conferences come to a close. We’re hoping for a barrage of new PlayStation VR games, and more information on the now confirmed upgraded PS4 ‘NEO’ console.

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Sony Is Skipping E3 For The First Time Ever In 2019

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In an unprecedented announcement today, it looks like Sony is skipping the enormous, annual E3 event in Los Angeles, CA for next year. The expo has been around for almost 25 years and Sony was one of the major players in its creation as a spin-off from CES. This is the first time Sony has not attended. Not only will Sony not host a press conference at E3 2019, but they are reportedly not “showing up at all” during the show. E3 Gaming PSVR e3 sony

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Sony’s London Studio Doubles Down With VR as Its Top Priority

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Sony’s London Studio is behind PlayStation VR Worlds (2016) , a collection of VR vignettes for PSVR—including the lauded ‘London Heist’—which was included in some of the headset’s launch bundles. Image courtesy Sony London Studio. Image courtesy Sony.

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PSVR 2019: PlayStation Owned VR In 2018, Can Sony Stay Ahead In 2019?

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Against all odds and its own track record with peripherals, Sony proved that VR is a viable gaming platform. While Sony may have maintained the lead in software thus far, hardware is a different story. We’d love to see an inside-out tracked headset that enabled 360-degree movement in existing PSVR games but we seriously doubt we’ll see such an update until the true follow-up for the next console. Game On.

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Sony Warns of Supply Shortages for PlayStation VR

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The post Sony Warns of Supply Shortages for PlayStation VR appeared first on UploadVR. gaming PSVR Sony VR Headsets VR Industry News andrew house PlayStation VR sony Sony Interactive Entertainment

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PlayStation VR to Get 60+ More Games Through Early 2018, Nearly Doubling Game Catalog

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It’s been a whole year since the PlayStation VR launched, and Sony is nearly doubling down on its extensive catalog of games with +60 more titles confirmed to come to PSVR between now and early 2018.

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Sony London Studio Head Forms New VR Studio ‘Dream Reality Interactive’

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Dave Ranyard, who headed up Sony’s London Studio throughout PlayStation VR’s development, has announced the formation of a new VR-focused game Dream Reality Interactive. And Ranyard won’t be the only Sony London alum.

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Sony Releases ‘Passengers: Awakening’ VR Experience

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Developed in collaboration with Sony Pictures VR, MPC , and Q Department , Passengers: Awakening is less of a game and more a movie set exploration experience. Sony Pictures has not been shy creating VR games for movie releases or adapting the experiences to different platforms.

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Official: Sony Sold Nearly 1 Million PlayStation VR Headsets in 4.5 Months, Despite Limited Stock

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Sony is the first of the big three tethered VR headset makers to drop official PSVR sales figures: 915,000 PlayStation VR headsets sold as of February 19. Speaking with the New York Times recently , Andrew House, President of Sony Computer Entertainment, confirmed the PSVR sales data.

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Sony’s ‘Joshua Bell VR Experience’ on PSVR is Among the Best VR Video You’ll Find on Any Headset

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Sony’s newly released Joshua Bell VR Experience falls into the VR video category, and it’s among the best VR video productions you can find today on any VR headset, despite the PSVR’s somewhat lower resolution and less powerful hardware compared to PC VR headsets.

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Sony Offers More ‘London Heist’-style Cockney Carnage in ‘Blood & Truth’, Teaser Trailer Here

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Called Blood & Truth, not much is known about the game besides what we’ve seen in the trailer. According to the developers , the game will be far beyond the length of a demo. News PSVR Games VR Games blood and truth london heist sony london studio the london heist

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Sony Highlights 30+ New PSVR Games Arriving Before E3

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We’re three months away from E3 2018, which is where we’d expect to get our next big update on what’s in store for Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset in the year ahead. But, as Sony pointed out last week, there’s a lot to come before the big show. In a post on the PlayStation Blog , Sony’s Justin Massongill highlighted more than 30 games that are set to hit PSVR in the next three months, notably before its E3 showing.

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Sony Expects Early PSVR Sales to Reach “Many Hundreds of Thousands”

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Sony is setting high near term sales figure expectations for PlayStation VR’s rollout. Speaking with CNBC earlier this week , Jim Ryan, President of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, spoke to the company’s confidence in early traction of the PSVR headset.

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Sony and Lenovo just made a weird VR agreement

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Sony Online Entertainment today announced that it has struck a new patent licensing deal with Lenovo. Archive Business Daydream Gaming Lenovo PlayStation VR Sony virtual reality

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Sony: PlayStation VR Sales In The “many hundreds of thousands”

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We’re going to be playing guessing games when it comes to VR headset sales for a long time yet, but Sony has at least given us a ballpark to play with when it comes to PlayStation VR. PSVR VR Industry News Jim Ryan PlayStation VR sony VR sales

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