Real-Time Strategy Game ‘Korix’ Bringing Sci-Fi Tactics to PlayStation VR


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Sony Plans To Reveal ‘Compelling Lineup’ Of PS5 Titles Soon


In a recent Corporate Strategy Meeting (covered by popular Twitter news accounts Daniel Ahmad and Nibel ), Sony said it plans “to introduce a compelling lineup of titles” for PS5 “soon.”

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Sony’s Mysterious PSVR Studio Is Closing Before It Even Revealed Its ‘AAA’ Game


Sony’s mysterious first-party development team, focused exclusively on making ‘AAA’ PSVR games, is closing down before it even revealed its first game. According to the report, the move was made “to close it as part of our efforts to improve efficiency and operational effectiveness” Sony opened the new studio in 2015, a year ahead of the launch of PSVR, with the aim of making games exclusively for the headset.

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The Next PlayStation Supports PSVR, Sony Confirms


Sony has just confirmed that its current PSVR headset will be compatible with the next PlayStation console. A demo of Sony’s Spider-Man, for example, cut out fast travel times when accessing the in-game map. “I won’t go into the details of our VR strategy today,” he stated, “beyond saying that VR is very important to us and that the current PSVR headset is compatible with the new console.” PSVR Sony VR Industry News PS5 PSVR 2

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Pressure Mounts for Xbox’s Missing VR Strategy as PSVR Rakes in an Estimated Half Billion From Hardware Alone

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In an era where Sony appears to have a significant lead in console sales already, and with PSVR sharpening the system’s competitive edge, pressure is mounting for Microsoft to figure out its Xbox VR strategy.

Strategy Game ‘League of War: VR Arena’ Comes to PSVR This Fall

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Independent developer MunkyFun is bringing League of War: VR Arena exclusively to Sony’s PSVR platform this Fall. The post Strategy Game ‘League of War: VR Arena’ Comes to PSVR This Fall appeared first on Road to VR.

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


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

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.”.

Will PS5 Support VR – Everything We Know About Virtual Reality On Sony’s Next Console


In less than a year’s time Sony’s next console, the PlayStation 5, will be with us. As we all know, the PS4 introduced Sony’s first VR headset, PlayStation VR (better known as PSVR). Very little has been said about Sony’s future with VR beyond PS4, however.

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Could Sony’s Next Headset Finally Crack the VR Gaming Market?

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If anybody can do it, it’s probably Sony. Ever since the Playstation was first launched – if, like myself, you’re old enough to remember it, you may pause a moment here to consider your own age and mortality – Sony has been in the business of reinventing gaming.

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Sony Promising PS5 Support For PSVR Gives VR A Clear Future


Yesterday, Sony officially embraced that strategy for its 2.5-year-old virtual reality headset PlayStation VR, and in so doing may have saved a great device from an unnecessarily early death. By confirming earlier this week that the PlayStation 5 won’t arrive this year, and that it will continue to be PSVR-compatible, Sony’s senior PlayStation system architect Mark Cerny effectively threw the PSVR the lifeline it has needed for at least a year.

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Korix Review: Real-Time Strategy Meets Tower Defense Tactics


Most of the games released on Sony’s headset, even if only a couple of hours long, typically offer more polished and varied experiences when compared to single game mechanics milked for quick cash on Steam.

Next-gen PlayStation Will Support Current PSVR, Sony Confirms

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Sony revealed the first details of its upcoming console today in an exclusive interview with Wired. I won’t go into the details of our VR strategy today, beyond saying that VR is very important to us and that the current PSVR headset is compatible with the new console,” Cerny told Wired’s Peter Rubin. This will depend where Sony sets the bar in terms of the performance threshold that PSVR developers are expected to hit on PS5.

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Editorial: To Keep Up, Sony Must Prepare To Release More Than One PSVR Next-Gen


At over five million units sold, Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) is considered a modest success in the fledgling VR market. Sony still says its anticipated PlayStation 5 (PS5) console is arriving this holiday season. Sony has skimmed the possibility of a wireless PSVR before.

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Sony’s Yoshida: PSVR Titles With ‘Deeper Gaming’ Will Increase 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. “Based on such expectations, I came up with the strategy of making full-scale games of larger scale in the 2nd and 3rd years.” Experiences Gaming PSVR Sony VR Industry News

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WW2 RTS Final Assault Storms Onto PSVR Next Week


Sony’s PSVR indie streak keeps on going; Phaser Lock Interactive’s Final Assault hits the headset next week. The World War 2-era VR real-time strategy game (RTS) arrives on PSVR on March 31.

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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Remembering RIGS: What Sony’s Guerrilla Cambridge Did For VR


Guerrilla Cambridge, the Sony-owned developer behind PlayStation VR multiplayer FPS, RIGS: Mechanised Combat League [ Review: 8/10 ], was confirmed to be closing just a few months on from the game’s launch last October. The VR community was hit with quite a shock yesterday.

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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: 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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How Sony Is Kickstarting Mainstream Virtual Reality Adoption With the Launch of PS VR


Sony is about to bring the third weapon to the high-end VR fight, and it could have a major impact on the market. The combination of content, pricing, and simplicity may mean that Sony could take a dominant position in the market over competition like HTC and Oculus. Sony’s Risks.

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Has Sony Captured 30% of VR Hardware Revenues?

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Sony is the market share leader for VR hardware revenues according to the latest report from Strategy Insights. The same pricing strategy applies at the higher end to Oculus Quest, which is already showing strong sales according to our estimates. Header Image Credit: Sony.

What Sony’s PlayStation 4 ‘End-Of-Life’ Means For PSVR And PSVR 2


When Sony executive John Tsuyoshi Kodera told investors this week that the PlayStation 4 is entering the “final phase of its life cycle ,” there were two ways to parse the news. You could disbelieve it — it’s a mistake, an overstatement, or likely to change — or assume that Sony was dead serious and already planning for the PlayStation 5. Technically, Sony could release an all-new headset tomorrow for the PS4 and continue to support it for the PS5.

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Sony Confirms E3 2020 Won’t Feature PlayStation

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However, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) was noticeably absent last year, leaving not only a big gap news wise but physically as well. “We will build upon our global events strategy in 2020 by participating in hundreds of consumer events across the globe. PlayStation even appeared during CES 2020 last week during Sony’s press conference with a brief reveal of the PlayStation 5 logo and nothing more.

Sony Reveals New PlayStation VR Launch Title ‘Tethered’

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With things already heating up for this year’s E3, Sony has today announced a new addition to the PlayStation VR lineup— Tethered, an impossibly cute strategy game from UK-based studio Secret Sorcery.

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Sony: PSVR Is Still Selling, But Industry Growth Is Slower Than Expected


With over two million units sold, it’s largelly thought that Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) is the most successful high-end VR headset on the market right now. During a recent Corporate Strategy Meeting, attended by Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki, Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO John Tsuyoshi Kodera noted that the company’s own headset was still selling, but the industry’s overall growth is below market expectations.

PlayStation Will Skip E3 In 2020, For The Second Year In A Row


Speaking to , a Sony Interactive Spokesperson had this to say about E3 2020: “After thorough evaluation SIE has decided not to participate in E3 2020. We will build upon our global events strategy in 2020 by participating in hundreds of consumer events across the globe.

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Playstation's Paris Game Show event showed a continued dedication to VR from Sony.

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Many gaming pundits have been saying the PSVR has been missing from Sony's long term battle strategy due to a lackluster presence at both E3 and Tokyo Game Show. We also were able to get a better looks at the upcoming Blood & Truth from Sony London Studios.

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Sony Is Surprised by PlayStation VR’s Popularity


Sony, the Japanese electronics titan, is the manufacturer of PlayStation4 VR, which is making waves in the industry recently. The increase in demand is a sign that Sony is the leading seller of premium VR headsets in the market today. Although Sony’s performance in the market regarding the sale of PlayStation VR headsets is deemed outstanding, competitors still have the staying power in them.

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Sony announces new VR music campaign featuring Khalid


Sony last week announced that it will be showcasing its technologies as part of a brand campaign centered on singer-songwriter, Khalid. Khalid’s] unique talents are truly highlighted in this latest instalment of our ‘Lost in Music’ brand campaign, and we are confident that music fans who experience either the concert events or the VR music video will be wowed,” said Midori Tomita, VP in charge of UX Business Development, Brand Strategy of Sony Corporation.

PSVR 2 Unlikely to Launch at the Same Time as PS5

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Last week Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Vice President of Research and Development, Dominic Mallinson, opened up about this thoughts on the future of VR at the Collisson 2019 conference in Toronto. SEE ALSO Sony Hints Next-gen PSVR Could Bring HDR, Wireless, Eye-tracking & More.

Editorial: PSVR Fans Will See Patience Tested On The Road To PS5


PSVR had a lot of prove when it launched on Sony’s phenomenally successful PS4 console on October 13, 2016. Sony couldn’t sell us on 3D TVs, struggled with validating its Move controllers and, well, remember Wonderbook? But Sony can ease the strain of impatience somewhat.

AMD Confirms Sony PlayStation Neo Based on 14nm CPU and Polaris?


During AMD’s 2016 Investor Day, the company disclosed its growth strategy. Second part of the strategy was to finally become a fabless semiconductor, with all the risks and rewards involved with that move. The post AMD Confirms Sony PlayStation Neo Based on 14nm CPU and Polaris?

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Japanese PSVR Game ‘No Heroes Allowed! VR’ to See Western Release

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Sony today announced that PSVR title No Heroes Allowed! VR ( aka What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord? ), a quirky Japanese real-time strategy game exclusively for PlayStation VR, will be making a Western debut this fall.

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Report: ‘Skyrim VR’ Likely Coming to HTC Vive, PSVR Version a “Timed Exclusive”

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One of the bigger announcements from Sony’s E3 briefing last night was the announcement of Skyrim VR only for PlayStation VR. How long that timed exclusivity will remain in place is unclear, but this strategy makes a lot more sense, more inline with expectations.

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Rise and Shine Campers!

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In homage to the greatest movie ever made, Sony Pictures Virtual Reality – the VR arm of Sony Pictures Entertainment – has developed a virtual reality game that puts you in a Punxsutawney time loop. And don’t forget your booties cause it’s COLD out there… .

The 9 Best PlayStation VR Games to Play Right Now


The age of consumer grade video game console-powered virtual reality arrived early last month with the release of Sony’s PlayStation VR (PS VR) headset. Other shooters in VR will pit you against one another, but Battlezone is instead a celebration of cooperative strategy.

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