Jim Ryan Appointed President & CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment

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Sony has officially announced that John Kodera has stepped down as president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), making way for previous SIE deputy president Jim Ryan to take the position. But Sony is committed to this and we’re in it for the long haul.”.

Wireless PSVR Headset Detailed In New Sony Patent

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The future of Sony’s PSVR headset just got even more promising. Still, if Sony is working on an official solution for its next VR headset it could mean a big jump in immersion between PSVR 1 and 2. The assumption is that such a device would run on Sony’s next console, a hypothetical PS5. Tagged with: PSVR , PSVR 2 , sony , wireless PSVR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Wireless PSVR Headset Detailed In New Sony Patent appeared first on UploadVR.

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

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Created by Czech Republic-based indie studio Beat Games , Beat Saber landed the top award for Sony’s ‘Best PSVR Experience’ of 2018. The post ‘Beat Saber’ Wins Sony’s Best PSVR Experience of 2018 appeared first on Road to VR.

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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. However Sony says they’ve sold more than 12.2 SEE ALSO Sony Releases PSVR's Top 10 Most Downloaded Games of 2017, 'Job Simulator' Tops the Chart.

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

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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. Sony announced on their US blog that the livestream will see 21 game updates, and 7 “all-new game announcements” for PS4 and PSVR.

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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. Though Skyrim is coming to PSVR, Sony’s E3 presentation also featured a section dedicated to brand new PSVR games not seen anywhere else yet.

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Sony Slashes PlayStation VR + ‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Bundle to $200

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After announcing the company sold over 2 million PSVR headsets to date , Sony is now lowering the price of one of its latest bundles to just $200, which includes PlayStation VR, PS Camera, and a copy of Gran Turismo Sport (2017). Image courtesy Sony.

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Sony: PS4 Enters “final phase of life cycle,” Next PlayStation to Come in 3 Years

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Sony’s PlayStation 4 is entering its ‘final phase’, according to a recent tweet by Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki, citing a talk with PlayStation Chief Tsuyoshi Kodera. What this means for Sony’s VR strategy, we’re not sure.

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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. If your interested in Sony’s complete offerings, including the top 10 downloaded games on PS Vita, PS4 and PS4 add-ons – check out the official blog post here.

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Sony Announces ‘Smurfs’ Mixed Reality HoloLens Game

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Sony’s latest edition to the Smurf reboot anthology, Smurfs: The Lost Village hits theaters today once again bringing the iconic 80’s characters back from the dead much to the delight of children and nostalgic adults everywhere.

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Sony CEO: PSVR’s Success ‘Lifts All The Sony Boats’

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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 Patents New System For Local Multiplayer VR

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Sony might be looking to make VR less isolating by allowing multiple people to join in on the fun. If it’s the latter then it could mean Sony is looking at a wireless solution for an unannounced follow-up to PSVR, which I think everyone’s got their fingers crossed for, though the images in this article do seem to feature wires on the headsets. Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Sony Patents New System For Local Multiplayer VR appeared first on UploadVR.

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Sony To Close ‘RIGS’ Developer Guerrilla Cambridge

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Guerrilla Cambridge, the UK-based developer behind the high-profile multiplayer FPS, is to close, owner Sony has confirmed to UploadVR today. ” RIGS was one of the biggest games of PlayStation VR’s launch line-up, and one of the few to be developed internally at Sony.

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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 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 Highlights 30+ PSVR Games Launching This Spring

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Although Massongill notes that some projected dates may slip, the list is an illustration of Sony’s commitment to the platform, maintaining a steady flow of high-quality VR releases since the headset’s launch in October 2016, including standouts like the recently released Moss.

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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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Sony PlayStation VR Launches October 13

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Sony had previously stated PlayStation VR would launch in October for $399. However, d uring the Sony E3 press conference today. Sony locked down the final release date of the PlayStation VR to October 13. Review our list of confirmed Sony PlayStation VR Games.

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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’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 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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Sony’s Shawn Layden: ‘We’re Seeing Progress Towards VR 2.0 Games’

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Sony’s Shawn Layden says the VR industry is starting to move into its second generation of content. Sony Japan’s 2018 PSVR-exclusive platformer stole people’s hearts with its engaging gameplay and inventive use of VR. We know that Sony London Studio is working on Blood And Truth , but past that we’re not sure what else is coming to the headset this year. PSVR VR Industry News Shawn Layden sony

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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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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. 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. Hopefully, Sony will reveal all later this year because we’ve been looking forward to this one for a while.

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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 Releases List Of Non-Gaming PSVR Launch Titles

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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. News Playstation VR Sony Vrideo Within

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

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Alas, Sony confirmed this was a mistake. We reached out to Sony about the information on the Astro Bot box, who unfortunately confirmed it was a mistake. “We There are currently no plans to add multiplayer features to the game,” a spokesperson for Sony told Road to VR.

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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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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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Apple AR/VR Product to Debut in 2017, Predicts Sony’s Head of Worldwide Studios

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To many, the question of an Apple AR or VR headset has become a “when” rather than an “if” The President of Sony’s Worldwide Studios thinks 2017 is the year that Apple introduces its first immersive device.

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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. Sony’s Pre-E3 show kicks off at 6pm PST ( your local time here ) and the gaming giant has a hard act to follow in terms of VR news in the wake of revelations from Bethesda , Ubisoft and even Microsoft.

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Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards

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Google, Sony, Oculus, Samsung, Acer and HTC have combined their efforts in order to create a healthy and equal industry for virtual reality hardware and software to develop and expand. The post Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards appeared first on VRScout.

PS5 Won’t Arrive Until At Least 2021, Sony Says

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Sony Corp. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal a day after noting that the company’s current console, the PS4, was reaching the end of its lifespan, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Tsuyoshi Kodera stated that it would be another three years before PlayStation made its next big move. Wall Street’s report doesn’t make mention of what this might mean for PlayStation VR (PSVR), Sony’s virtual reality headset that’s powered by PS4.

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Layoffs Hit PlayStation VR Worlds Developer Sony London

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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. At a special pre-GDC 2016 event, Sony announced PSVR’s official launch date and showcased many games at a hands-on sessions after the event.

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Sony Pictures & Twitter Dive Into VRSony Interactive.

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Sony Pictures & Twitter Dive Into VR Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is neck-deep in virtual reality with its PlayStation VR device, but what about other subsidiaries of the larger Sony Corp? vr virtual reality sony sony pictures twitter

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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. Farpoint, Image Courtesy Sony. Image courtesy Sony.

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 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.

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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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Sony and Reality One Team Up For New Virtual Reality Content

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