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PlayStation 3 was way overpriced and still lost money on each unit, former Sony exec says

By John Keefer, Sep 28, 2016 8:21am PDT

Jack Tretton knew it was a strong console, but it was fighting an uphill battle at launch.


"My launch PS3 lasted too long, so by the time it died I had to replace it with a super slim. I ..."

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Co-Optimized: Bloodborne

By Steven Wong, Apr 01, 2015 9:00am PDT

In today's Co-Optimized, we take a look at Bloodborne. Got a boss creature that is repeatedly stomping your face into the ground? Ring the beckon some allies to help you take it down. However, in the ruthless world of Bloodborne, even cooperative play has a catch. Here's the...


The Order: 1886 Review Recap

By Shack Staff, Feb 23, 2015 3:00pm PST

Looking to get further in-depth with our thoughts about The Order: 1886? Greg Burke sits down with Daniel Perez to talk about Neo-Victorian knights and mutants in our review recap.


"First off, I love this game. I don't agree with people saying stuff like 'this game should only ..."

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New God of War confirmed to be in development, for real this time

By Daniel Perez, Dec 08, 2014 6:45am PST

Alright - this time we received confirmation from Sony Santa Monica that a new God of War is in development.


"This is good news, but Are they still using Kratos? I supposed they have to. Its weird, they are ..."

- rtricoche see all 11 comments

The Order: 1886's new cinematic trailer includes blimp hijacking

By Daniel Perez, Dec 05, 2014 7:52pm PST

A new trailer for The Order: 1886 was released this evening, and it involves the hijacking of a blimp.


What Sony needs to do with PlayStation Now to make it succeed

By Robert Workman, Jul 31, 2014 4:00pm PDT

We've played the Beta for some time, but here's some advice on what it needs to make it soar.


"This whole article could have been summed up with this one sentence,"Add more games and lower ..."

- Th3rdSun see all 9 comments

Sony: EA Access isn't 'good value'

By Robert Workman, Jul 30, 2014 9:15am PDT

The company takes a pass on what is now an exclusive Xbox One program.


"I do not think it will be worth the money till quite late next year as there is nothing to play ..."

- Twin--Sword see all 13 comments

The Last of Us Remastered sets new standard for rereleases

By Robert Workman, Jul 30, 2014 9:00am PDT

Even if you've played The Last of Us before, the PlayStation 4 Remastered version is worth experiencing all over again.


"I can appreciate that, seems pretty steep for someone who just played it a year ago. As someone ..."

- snot3353 see all 7 comments

Destiny's PlayStation content exclusive for a year

By Robert Workman, Jun 20, 2014 8:53am PDT

Some of the DLC for Sony's Destiny games could be exclusive for a whole year.


"Well Microsoft locked up COD. Weather folks will still be in to it going forward remains to ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 10 comments

The Tester Season 3 begins February 7

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 05, 2012 10:15am PST

Ready or not, The Tester Season 3 is happening. Sony's video game-themed reality series returns for a third year, this time with a whole lot more at stake.


"^ This. And I speak from 4 yrs experience as a contingent QA Tester. Fortunately the prize ..."

- Halon50 see all 10 comments

Report: Sony loses two key executives

By Xav de Matos, Dec 01, 2011 7:15pm PST

It appears that PlayStation's North America team has lost two additional members of its executive staff. According to a report, VP of marketing Scott Steinberg and senior VP of publisher relations Rob Dyer have left Sony Computer Entertainment America.


"it means gaming journos have to update their contacts lists and that's important to them?"

- RikiTiki2 see all 10 comments

Dead Nation 'Road of Devastation' DLC dated, priced

By Steve Watts, Sep 16, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Dead Nation's "Road of Devastation" DLC is coming on September 27, for $3.99, developer Housemarque has announced.


NFL Sunday Ticket coming to PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 17, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Sony has partnered with DirecTV to bring its NFL Sunday Ticket subscription service to the PS3. Best of all, the service will be available even for those that don't have access to DirecTV.


"Wait are you sure they don't broadcast in market games? If that's the case, that would be the ..."

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The Tester Season 3 casting call begins

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 04, 2011 5:15pm PDT

Miraculously, Sony's original PlayStation Network reality series, The Tester, has been greenlit for a third season. And as usual, Sony has opened a casting call for eager fans to vie for a spot on the show.


"Wow, the winner gets to play broken games and record bugs? Lucky bastard."

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Sony acquires Infamous dev Sucker Punch

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2011 6:30am PDT

Sony has finally acquired long-time partner Sucker Punch Productions--the studio behind the Sly Cooper and inFamous franchises.


"as far as I can remember, they've always been exclusive to playstations"

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