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China lifts the decade and a half long ban on game consoles
China lifts the decade and a half long ban on game consoles
China has had an peculiar ban on video game consoles for 15 years. Since last year it hasn't affected companies registered in he Shanghai Free ...... 26 Jul 2015 - 1 comment
A dozen Sony Xperia devices get access to Android M Developer Preview
A dozen Sony Xperia devices get access to Android M Developer Preview
Sony has surprisingly released an Android M Developer Preview for a dozen Xperia devices, a move that should delight fans that have grown used ...... 23 Jun 2015
Sony surprised by Xbox backwards compatibility, says not in the works for PS4
Sony surprised by Xbox backwards compatibility, says not in the works for PS4
Microsoft announced at E3 this week that its current generation gaming console will be backwards compatible with selected Xbox 360 games later this year. ...... 20 Jun 2015 - 4 comments
E3: Shenmue 3 is coming with some help from Sony and it's already crushing Kickstarter records
E3: Shenmue 3 is coming with some help from Sony and it's already crushing Kickstarter records
Legendary Yu Suzuki has unveiled that the long awaited third installment in the Shenmue series is in the works, via crowdfunding giant Kickstarter. ...... 17 Jun 2015 - 5 comments
E3 Video: Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars
E3 Video: Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars
Yesterday at E3, the world was introduced to a new trailer for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Star Wars, adding to Disney's collection of Marvel, ...... 16 Jun 2015
Sony offering big discounts on over five hundred TV episodes and games
Sony offering big discounts on over five hundred TV episodes and games
Sony has announced an "Extended Play Sale" offering hundreds of TV episodes and games at discounts up to 60 percent. Some of the titles are ...... 21 May 2015
Sony's HDR-compatible Android TV 4K TVs are headed to the U.S
Sony's HDR-compatible Android TV 4K TVs are headed to the U.S
A year after launching their first 4K TV sets, Sony is now taking pre-orders for six new HDR-compatible 4K sets ranging from 43-inches to 75-inches. ...... 19 Apr 2015 - 3 comments
WikiLeaks' Sony hack archives reveal upcoming Sony smartphone?
WikiLeaks' Sony hack archives reveal upcoming Sony smartphone?
Sony was infamously hacked and its secrets revealed last year. Now a few months later WikiLeaks has made the thousands of documents and hundreds ...... 18 Apr 2015
Sony acquires game streaming service OnLive and shuts it down
Sony acquires game streaming service OnLive and shuts it down
OnLive, the original streaming game service that disappeared unexpectedly in 2013, has been acquired today by Sony. Unfortunately for fans ...... 03 Apr 2015 - 5 comments
Sony's new Z4 Tablet is lighter than Air  or Air 2
Sony's new Z4 Tablet is lighter than Air or Air 2
Sony has revealed a new tablet device at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Xperia Z4 Tablet is super lightweight Android-tablet that ...... 03 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Sony to focus solely on PlayStation, camera sensors and likely exit smartphone, TV markets
Sony to focus solely on PlayStation, camera sensors and likely exit smartphone, TV markets
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai has said today that the company will look to boost its profits by 2500 percent by 2018 by focusing solely on their PlayStation ...... 19 Feb 2015 - 1 comment
Sony to cut 1000 more jobs from struggling smartphone division
Sony to cut 1000 more jobs from struggling smartphone division
According to new reports, Sony is planning to layoff another 1000 employees from its struggling smartphone division. Most of the jobs are ...... 29 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
Sony is giving away freebies to settle PlayStation Network hack lawsuit from 2011
Sony is giving away freebies to settle PlayStation Network hack lawsuit from 2011
Sony has announced today that is taking claims to settle the class action lawsuit that was brought against it over the massive PlayStation Network ...... 25 Jan 2015 - 3 comments
Sony compensates the down time for Plus members
Sony compensates the down time for Plus members
Sony has told that it will be adding free extension to PlayStation Plus members' subscriptions. The down time was caused by a DDoS attack that ...... 02 Jan 2015 - 3 comments
Apple releases The Interview on iTunes
Apple releases The Interview on iTunes
Sony Pictures' controversial comedy The Interview was released a couple days ago on Google Play and Microsoft's Xbox service after Sony themselves ...... 29 Dec 2014
FBI: Even government defenses could have surrendered to the Sony hackers
FBI: Even government defenses could have surrendered to the Sony hackers
The malware that penetrated the cyber defenses of Sony and allegedly captured terabytes of data was a difficult one to deal with, says FBI official ...... 12 Dec 2014 - 2 comments
PS4 heading to China in January
PS4 heading to China in January
Sony will release its PlayStation 4 (PS4) console in China in January next year, as the rapidly growing market is allowing console sales for ...... 11 Dec 2014
PlayStation services back up and running after attack
PlayStation services back up and running after attack
Sony has confirmed that its systems are back online and operating as normal after the PlayStation Network and PlayStation Store were inhibited ...... 09 Dec 2014
Sony's PSN down in possible DDoS attack [UPDATE]
Sony's PSN down in possible DDoS attack [UPDATE]
Sony's PlayStation Network and Store are having problems on Monday as a group called Lizard Squad takes credit for their downtime. The ...... 08 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
New 'God of War' confirmed, and in development
New 'God of War' confirmed, and in development
'God of War' fans (myself included) were delighted to learn this weekend that Sony is actively working on the next title in the series. Sony's ...... 08 Dec 2014 - 2 comments
Sony unveils awesome 20th Anniversary Special Edition gray PlayStation 4, in limited quantities
Sony unveils awesome 20th Anniversary Special Edition gray PlayStation 4, in limited quantities
Sony is taking advantage of the 20 year anniversary of the launch of the original PlayStation console by launching a special edition PlayStation ...... 04 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
Sony planning an E-Paper smartwatch
Sony planning an E-Paper smartwatch
According to new reports, Sony is preparing an E-Paper smartwarch that could launch next year and would be an interesting new device in the ...... 26 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
PSA: PlayStation Network down on Monday for scheduled maintenance
PSA: PlayStation Network down on Monday for scheduled maintenance
As we normally do here at AfterDawn, we want to make sure our gamer readers know when the scheduled PSN maintenance times are. Sony confirmed ...... 15 Nov 2014
Ouch: Sony looking to slash smartphone forecast, again
Ouch: Sony looking to slash smartphone forecast, again
According to sources, Sony is preparing to slash its smartphone forecast once again, potentially a death knell for the company's turnaround ...... 23 Oct 2014 - 2 comments
PSA: Sony drops price of nearly 30 racing games by up to 75 percent
PSA: Sony drops price of nearly 30 racing games by up to 75 percent
Here at AfterDawn we are always fans of a good deal, and if you are into racing games, Sony has quite a few on sale this weekend. As part ...... 20 Sep 2014
Sony raises its annual loss forecast 400 percent
Sony raises its annual loss forecast 400 percent
In another shocking announcement, Sony has raised the forecast for their expected annual loss by 400 percent to $2.14 billion. For the fiscal ...... 18 Sep 2014 - 14 comments
Will Sony ever turn it around?
Will Sony ever turn it around?
Sony has issued yet another warning, following slow sales of its smartphones, now claiming that the company will not make a profit on its smartphone ...... 01 Aug 2014 - 6 comments
PlayStation Now open beta coming to PS4 in July
PlayStation Now open beta coming to PS4 in July
Sony's PlayStation Now games rental/streaming service will available in open beta on the PlayStation 4 console from July 31. The open beta ...... 10 Jun 2014
PlayStation TV coming to U.S. and Canada for $99
PlayStation TV coming to U.S. and Canada for $99
During Sony's E3 press briefing yesterday, it announced that PlayStation TV is coming this fall to the United States and Canada, priced at $99. ...... 10 Jun 2014
E3 2014: White PS4 Destiny bundle coming September 9
E3 2014: White PS4 Destiny bundle coming September 9
Sony will release a white PlayStation 4 bundle when Destiny is released on September 9 this year. The bundle includes a 500GB white PS4, ...... 10 Jun 2014
E3 2014: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End coming in 2015
E3 2014: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End coming in 2015
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End has been confirmed for 2015, exclusively to PlayStation 4. It was announced with a trailer at Sony's E3 press ...... 10 Jun 2014 - 5 comments
E3 2014: The Order: 1886 full trailer shown at E3
E3 2014: The Order: 1886 full trailer shown at E3
Sony's E3 press briefing contained many treats, and a new trailer for The Order: 1886 was one of the sweetest. The trailer showed quite a ...... 10 Jun 2014
Sony confirms that 'The Last Guardian' is not cancelled
Sony confirms that 'The Last Guardian' is not cancelled
"The Last Guardian," first announced at E3 all the way back in 2009, is still on the way, despite rumors that it has been cancelled. The ...... 10 Jun 2014
PS4 returns Sony to top spot after 8 years trailing Nintendo
PS4 returns Sony to top spot after 8 years trailing Nintendo
Nintendo dominated in combined global hardware sales for video games consoles for eight years, but now Nintendo's decline and the early success ...... 08 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Sony releases E3 2014 app
Sony releases E3 2014 app
Sony has released an E3 2014 app that can be used to watch the company's E3 press conference, trailers, view screenshots and do more things. ...... 07 Jun 2014
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