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PlayStation History Collection 20th Anniversary Edition: Cuteness Awaits

PlayStation History Collection 20th Anniversary Edition: Cuteness Awaits
A few years ago Takara Tomy released the PlayStation History Collection 1, which consists of scale models of the four original PlayStation variants. With the console celebrating its 20th birthday this year, Takara Tomy has released the second batch of the collection.

PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition: Young and Gray

PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition: Young and Gray
Exactly 20 years ago today, Sony launched the original PlayStation console. To celebrate the console’s 20th birthday Sony will be releasing a limited-edition PlayStation 4 bundle. The console, along with the DualShock 4 and the PlayStation Camera will be dressed in the same dull gray case and bear the iconic four-color logo of its great grandfather. The console and the controller will also have decorative etching featuring the four PlayStation face buttons and the number “2”.
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Sony Xperia Z3 Unboxed Underwater… and It Works Just Fine

Sony Xperia Z3 Unboxed Underwater… and It Works Just Fine
It’s one thing to say that a smartphone can survive water splashes; it’s another altogether to say that the phone can actually work underwater. That is exactly what Sony promised with the Xperia Z3 smartphone that runs Android.

Hack May Enable PS4 Remote Play on all Android Devices: Stream Machines

Hack May Enable PS4 Remote Play on all Android Devices: Stream Machines
This month Sony unveiled its Xperia Z3 line of mobile devices. To make these devices enticing, Sony promised that the three devices – the Z3, the Z3 Compact phone and the Z3 Tablet Compact – will be the only mobile devices to support PS4 Remote Play, the same system that allows PS Vita to stream games from the PS4. Here’s a commercial for the Z3 touting its support for PS4 Remote Play: However, XDA Forums member XperiaPlaystation claims that he’s come up with software that will bestow the supposedly exclusive feature to all devices running Android 4.0

Minecraft Hits PS Vita, Kids may Actually Want the Portable now

Minecraft Hits PS Vita, Kids may Actually Want the Portable now
My daughter has a tablet and the only thing she does on it is play Minecraft. If she wants to play on my phone, Minecraft is the game she goes after. Sony may have just hit one out of the park by offering Minecraft for the PS Vita.

PlayStation Optimus Prime & Mega Drive Megatron: Consoles in Disguise

PlayStation Optimus Prime & Mega Drive Megatron: Consoles in Disguise
Thanks to the Transformers’ 30th anniversary, we’ve seen Optimus Prime and Megatron turned into glam rockers and bears. Now they’re also video game consoles. Takara Tomy will be releasing limited edition action figures of Optimus Prime as a Sony PlayStation and Megatron as a Sega Genesis aka Mega Drive. These images of the Autobot leader’s alternate form were taken by Japanese website Radio Kaikan.

Sony Evaluated EA Access and Deemed It to Be a Poor Value

Sony Evaluated EA Access and Deemed It to Be a Poor Value
I mentioned yesterday that EA had rolled out a new subscription gaming service that was available for Xbox One gamers only called EA Access. I wondered at the time why it wasn’t going to land for the PS4 console as well.

PlayStation 3 Controller in Original PS1 Gray: Looks Just Like Grandpa

PlayStation 3 Controller in Original PS1 Gray: Looks Just Like Grandpa
The original PlayStation and its controllers were released before Sony fell in love with white and black hardware. I don’t know why it came in what I like to call obsolete gray, but it did, and that’s the color that reminds many gamers of countless hours spent on gaming Sony’s console.

Sony SmartBand SWR10 Review: Pricey But Works Well

Sony SmartBand SWR10 Review: Pricey But Works Well
It was announced a few months back, but the SmartBand was finally available in the last two weeks. I picked this up on a whim, and it’s been on my wrist since then. How has it performed?

Sony Xperia Z2 Quick Review: Much Better Than the Z1, Especially the Camera

Sony Xperia Z2 Quick Review: Much Better Than the Z1, Especially the Camera
When my HTC One M7 smartphone ended up as roadkill off my motorcycle, more than a few cars passed over it. I decided to get a Sony Xperia Z1 for a few months before the Z2 came out.

Sony Lands Partnership to Bring Game Console into China

Sony Lands Partnership to Bring Game Console into China
Game console makers have been rushing to get their consoles ready to get into China after the announcement that consoles would be allowed to be sold in China after being banned since 2000. China had banned the consoles because it claimed that the game systems had bad health effects for gamers. 

PS4 Outsells Xbox One for the Fourth Month in a Row

PS4 Outsells Xbox One for the Fourth Month in a Row
The NPD Group has published the latest stats for the gaming industry as of April 2014, and the numbers show that for a fourth month in a row the Sony PS4 has outsold the Xbox One.

Sony Brags PS4 Has Sold 7 Million Units

Sony Brags PS4 Has Sold 7 Million Units
Sony is yet again taking the time to brag about how many PS4 game consoles it has sold. In early March, Sony announced that it had sold 6 million PS4 consoles. Now only about a month and a half later, Sony has racked up another million units sold.

Sony May Have Had a Chance at Titanfall

Sony May Have Had a Chance at Titanfall
If you don’t own a gaming PC, an Xbox One or 360, you may be bummed out that you won’t get your hands on the game Titanfall from Respawn Entertainment. It’s definitely one of the coolest games that have hit those platforms in a long time.

The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Pre-Orders Tipped on Sony Online Store

The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Pre-Orders Tipped on Sony Online Store
Late last month we mentioned that a Sony software manager overseas had tipped that The Last of Us would be heading to the PS4 game console this summer. At the time, we had no other proof that the game was in the works for the new console.

Sony Tries to Prank Us with Edible Fuel Cells, We Aren’t Buying

Sony Tries to Prank Us with Edible Fuel Cells, We Aren’t Buying
Today is April 1st, and that means there will be lots of pranks floating around online today. This is one of the more irritating days to be a gadget writer, some of the pranks are obvious, but at times they can be subtle and you end up writing about something that is fake that you think is real.
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