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The PS4 Slim Gets Teardown Before Announcement

The PS4 Slim Gets Teardown Before Announcement
Well, that didn’t take long. Apparently, some folks are already unboxing and reviewing the as-yet unannounced PS4 Slim, and now they are taking the console apart for a look inside of it. If you love to see inside of consoles, check it out. YouTuber Links-Tech uploaded a video that allegedly shows a PS4 Slim (model #N15-160P1A) being cracked open.

Two PS4 Redesigns Are Coming, Here Is One of Them (Maybe)

Two PS4 Redesigns Are Coming, Here Is One of Them (Maybe)
Fans have been hearing about rumors of a PS4 redesign for a while. Now, there’s an image which showed up in an online classified listing for an unreleased “slim line” PS4 that is thinner and rounder than the original.
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Playstation VR Aim Controller: Why Couldn’t It Look Like an NES Zapper?

Playstation VR Aim Controller: Why Couldn’t It Look Like an NES Zapper?
I’m gonna say right off the bat here, that yes, this Playstation VR aim controller is the ugliest peripheral you have ever seen. However, in VR you won’t even have to look at it, since you will be busy with the virtual world you’re playing in.

Sony PlayStation VR System Gets a Launch Date and Price

Sony PlayStation VR System Gets a Launch Date and Price
PlayStation VR is Sony’s virtual reality headset that is set to compete with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. They have been working on this VR system for a while and many are already set to buy it no matter the cost, but there has been one problem that we all have.

PlayStation VR Launch Bundle Pre-orders Kick Off Today

PlayStation VR Launch Bundle Pre-orders Kick Off Today
I’m not sold on virtual reality gaming just yet. It’s interesting to think of the potential, but I want to see some cool games before I spend my cold hard cash. If you are a PS4 fan and have been wanting to get in on the VR action early, today is the day when pre-orders for the Playstation VR Launch Bundle kick off. Launch bundle pre-orders start today, March 22 at 7am PT.

Review: Sony DSC-RX100 IV Professional Point-and-Shoot Camera

Review: Sony DSC-RX100 IV Professional Point-and-Shoot Camera
For several years now, the Sony DSC-RX100 digital camera has been lauded as the king of point-and-shoots, packing near-DSLR quality photography into a camera that can fit into your pocket. Over the years, Sony has revised the camera several times, and we’re now on the 4th generation of the diminutive, but powerful shooter, the RX100 Mark IV. I’ll start out with what’s new in the IV compared to the III. 

PS Vita Case with L2 R2 Triggers for the Original OLED Model: Aw Yiss

PS Vita Case with L2 R2 Triggers for the Original OLED Model: Aw Yiss
Back in January, Joetsu unveiled a pair of PS Vita cases that had L2 and R2 triggers connected to the appropriate spots on the system’s rear touchpad. However, those cases were compatible only with the second-generation PS Vita, aka the PCH-2000.

Review: Sony Hi-Res Audio MDR-1A Headphones & Walkman NWZ-A17 Audio Player

Review: Sony Hi-Res Audio MDR-1A Headphones & Walkman NWZ-A17 Audio Player
Sony recently set me up with a couple of pieces of audio gear from their Hi-Res Audio line, so I could hear first hand the differences between typical digital music players and the higher quality sound one can expect from their product line.

Sony Nintendo PlayStation Prototype: History Awaits

Sony Nintendo PlayStation Prototype: History Awaits
In 1988, Nintendo hired Sony to make a CD-ROM add-on for the Super Famicom to compete with the Sega Mega CD. But Sony also made a standalone version of this “Super Disc” add-on – a console that could play CD games and media as well as Super Famicom cartridges – and presented it at CES in 1991.

History of the Sony Walkman (Infographic)

History of the Sony Walkman (Infographic)
If you can believe it, The Sony Walkman has been around for 36 years now. In fact, the player was born on July 1, 1979. In celebration of the Walkman, Sony put together this handy infographic which shows the evolution of the music player.

Sony Stopped Fixing Aibo Robotic Dogs: Time to Go to Sleep, Boy.

Sony Stopped Fixing Aibo Robotic Dogs: Time to Go to Sleep, Boy.
I’m not much of a pet person, and because of that it’s rather hard for me to understand how attached people get to pets to the point that they treat them like kids. So the idea that someone could get attached to a robotic pet is even harder to comprehend for me.

Robotech Coming to the Big Screen thanks to Sony Pictures

Robotech Coming to the Big Screen thanks to Sony Pictures
Growing up, I was a big fan of anime and I didn’t even know what anime was. All I knew was these awesome cartoons came on a local TV station during the afternoon called Robotech and Star Blazers.

PS Vita Case with L2 R2 Triggers is Only for Second Gen Vita: DAMMIT

PS Vita Case with L2 R2 Triggers is Only for Second Gen Vita: DAMMIT
Even though many PS4 games have or will have support for Remote Play on the PS Vita, the handheld’s lack of actual L2 and R2 triggers severely gimps the experience. Now we have some good news and bad news.

Sony Playstation Wallet: It Only Does Cash and Credit Cards

Sony Playstation Wallet: It Only Does Cash and Credit Cards
This Sony Playstation Wallet looks just like the console that you used to play for hours on end. And just like that console, this one will gladly take your money.

Sony PS4 Yakuza Editions Won’t Cut off Your Finger

Sony PS4 Yakuza Editions Won’t Cut off Your Finger
In most of the movies I have ever seen about the Yakuza, if you do something wrong you have to cut off your own finger. I don’t think most of us would want to be in the Yakuza for real, but we probably would like to play the new Yakuza Zero game that will land this spring.

Sega Genesis Megatron: A Real American Villain

Sega Genesis Megatron: A Real American Villain
Earlier this year we featured Takara Tomy’s killer crossover combo action figures of Optimus Prime as a Sony PlayStation and Megatron as a Sega Mega Drive. It turns out the toy maker also released a US variant of the latter – Genesis Megatron. Genesis Megatron has the classic Sega Genesis logo on its chest, as well as on the bundled scale models of the controller and the Sonic the Hedgehog cartridge.
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