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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
Sony to halt PSP shipments in Japan
Sony to halt PSP shipments in Japan
Sony is set to stop shipping PSP consoles to retailers in Japan, following a move made by the company in North America earlier this year. ...... 03 Jun 2014
PlayStation Plus subscribers now getting two free titles per month
PlayStation Plus subscribers now getting two free titles per month
Sony has announced that as a celebration of the service's fourth anniversary, PlayStation Plus subscribers will now have access to two free ...... 30 May 2014
Sony forecasts another year of losses
Sony forecasts another year of losses
Sony has reported another massive loss this year, 138 billion yen ($1.3 billion), thanks to a writedown for its sold PC business. Additionally, ...... 14 May 2014
Sony denies it has halted OLED development
Sony denies it has halted OLED development
Sony has denied recent reports that it has halted all OLED development. The reports had claimed that Sony was focusing on 4K rather than ...... 14 May 2014
Sony drops profit forecast, again, thanks to exit from PC market
Sony drops profit forecast, again, thanks to exit from PC market
Sony has once again slashed its operating profit forecasts for the fiscal year, this time by 70 percent. The electronics giant cited its ...... 02 May 2014 - 5 comments
PS3's Resistance trilogy goes offline on Tuesday
PS3's Resistance trilogy goes offline on Tuesday
Insomniac Games has reminded PS3 owners that its Resistance trilogy will no longer have online play from Tuesday, April 8. Last year, Sony ...... 06 Apr 2014
Sony files DMCA takedown against Creative Commons video
Sony files DMCA takedown against Creative Commons video
Sony Pictures has filed a DMCA takedown against 'Sintel', a 2010 short film released by the Blender Foundation with all materials available ...... 06 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Sony unveils its VR headset: Project Morpheus
Sony unveils its VR headset: Project Morpheus
Last night, Sony gave even more credibility to the virtual reality market, unveiling its Project Morpheus headset for the PlayStation 4 at the ...... 20 Mar 2014 - 11 comments
Sony America president Jack Tretton stepping down
Sony America president Jack Tretton stepping down
Sony Computer Entertainment America president and CEO Jack Tretton has confirmed he will be stepping down from the position at the end of the month. ...... 07 Mar 2014 - 2 comments
Sony to sell its ex-headquarters after another rough fiscal year
Sony to sell its ex-headquarters after another rough fiscal year
Sony has decided to sell its former headquarters and the buildings surrounding it in Tokyo in its ongoing efforts to cut expenses and losses. ...... 01 Mar 2014 - 7 comments
Sony to produce more camera sensors for Apple?
Sony to produce more camera sensors for Apple?
According to the Japanese business daily Nikkei, Sony is actively in talks with Apple to double its supply of camera sensors to be used in the ...... 13 Feb 2014
Sony announces two special media events for the next month
Sony announces two special media events for the next month
Sony has sent out press invites for two special events within the next month, including one during this year's Mobile World Congress event in Spain. ...... 12 Feb 2014
Sony to cut jobs, sell struggling PC business and spinoff TV division
Sony to cut jobs, sell struggling PC business and spinoff TV division
Following another year of losses, electronics giant Sony has confirmed it will be slashing jobs this year and separating its struggling PC and TV divisions. ...... 07 Feb 2014 - 5 comments
Sony to lower forecasts due to slow PC, TV sales, again
Sony to lower forecasts due to slow PC, TV sales, again
Just a couple of weeks after Nintendo slashed its forecasts drastically following a rough year for console sales, analysts believe that Sony ...... 26 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
PS Plus subscribes get BioShock Infinite free, and Sony kicks off '14 for '14' sale
PS Plus subscribes get BioShock Infinite free, and Sony kicks off '14 for '14' sale
BioShock Infinite will be available free to PlayStation Plus subscribers from tomorrow, and Sony is launching its 14 for '14 set of discounts ...... 13 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now to customers
GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now to customers
GameStop has said it wants to sell PlayStation Now services to its customers, despite the launch of the PlayStation Now posing some questions ...... 12 Jan 2014 - 2 comments
[UPDATED]Microsoft confirms Sony will release a Windows Phone
[UPDATED]Microsoft confirms Sony will release a Windows Phone
Update 3:35 PM EST: Microsoft has emailed us with word that Greg Sullivan did not confirm the news, and the original news sources have pulled the quotes. ...... 11 Jan 2014
GameStop shares fell on PlayStation Now announcement
GameStop shares fell on PlayStation Now announcement
Shares in retailer GameStop fell 9 percent earlier this week as Sony detailed its new PlayStation Now game streaming/rental service at CES. ...... 09 Jan 2014 - 5 comments
Sony sold 4.2 million PS4s by December 28
Sony sold 4.2 million PS4s by December 28
Sony has revealed that as of December 28, 2013, it had sold 4.2 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles. That represents a very encouraging ...... 07 Jan 2014 - 3 comments
Sony to try out Windows Phone in 2014?
Sony to try out Windows Phone in 2014?
According to a new report, Sony may be considering releasing a Windows Phone this year. Sony currently builds high-end Android devices under ...... 03 Jan 2014 - 3 comments
Sony will not sell lithium-ion battery division
Sony will not sell lithium-ion battery division
Sony has announced today that it will not sell its lithium-ion battery division, despite shopping it for some time. The company has decided ...... 29 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
Sony, Panasonic end OLED production partnership
Sony, Panasonic end OLED production partnership
Sony and Panasonic have announced the end of their OLED production partnership. The companies had been developing new OLED tech, but there ...... 26 Dec 2013 - 6 comments
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