Gaming News Sony 

Sony’s $100 Million Pandemic Donation is a Gaming Industry Wake-up Call

Sony announces a $100 million global relief fund to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. First, $10 million is being given to the World Health Organization’s pandemic fighting force. In comparison, other gaming companies have offered just thousands of dollars to fight the pandemic. In a press release, Sony announced the Sony Global Relief Fund for COVID-19. This fund offers $100 million for medical teams and first responders fighting the pandemic, children and educators, and those in the creative industry. Sony is first giving $10 million to COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund…

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Sony Delays The Last of Us Part II – Is Ghost of Tsushima Next?

SIE has announced that it is delaying The Last of Us Part II. Sony and Naughty Dog point to logistical hurdles linked to the coronavirus pandemic as the reason for the decision. There is currently no alternative release date. Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today that it is delaying the launch of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part II. The highly-anticipated PlayStation 4 exclusive was due to release on May 29. The Last of Us Part II & Marvel’s Iron Man VR Delayed We knew this day was coming, no…

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Coronavirus Gaming News Op-ed PlayStation 5 Sony 

Is Sony Lying About How Coronavirus Will Impact the PS5 Release?

Sony claims they don’t expect the PS5 launch to be affected by coronavirus. Yet there’s reason to fear that next-gen console launches could be delayed. Either Sony is lying that there’s nothing to worry about, or they’re delusional. Sony appears remarkably confident that the coronavirus outbreak will have virtually zero impact on the PlayStation (PS5) launch scheduled for later this year. But some industry analysts disagree, and it’s not difficult to see why. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted almost every aspect of life, and the gaming industry has not been…

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Xbox Series X Controllers May Be Boring – But They’re Way Better Than the PS5’s

The Xbox Series X will continue using battery-powered controllers. This is an advantage over PlayStation’s rechargeable DualShock 5. Choice wins out in the end. Arguments about whether Microsoft or Sony makes a better controller have raged for nearly two decades. Most gamepad disputes pit Xbox’s asymmetrical analog sticks against PlayStation’s parallel ones. But as the Series X and PS5 prepare to launch this year, battery design suddenly features prominently in the debate. One Business Insider columnist torches Xbox for its decision to ship Series X controllers with disposable batteries. The…

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Gaming News Op-ed PlayStation 5 Sony virtual reality 

This Statistic Proves VR Will Be Huge on the Playstation 5

New data shows that virtual reality (VR) games are pulling in a lot of money. Sony has plenty of reasons to push VR on the PlayStation 5 (PS5). Now is the best time to get involved with VR. Virtual reality hasn’t captured the attention of mainstream gamers just yet. However, the interest is there, and PlayStation 5 could create a tipping point. According to a report from VR Fund investor Tipatat Chennavasin, 106 virtual reality titles have made at least $1 million in revenue. This stat shows that VR is…

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Sony’s PS5 Price Reveal is Going to Be an Inflated Disaster

Sony is facing a difficult time pricing the PlayStation 5. The PS5 could fall prey to rising component costs that will inflate the price. The availability of cheaper options could spell disaster for the next console. Sony is all set to refresh its PlayStation console this year and the launch of the next-generation PlayStation 5 (PS5) is a hotly anticipated one. But the price of the PS5 console is a disaster in waiting as there are several indicators that it could be priced at an exorbitant premium compared to the…

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Gaming News microsoft PlayStation 5 Sony Xbox Series X 

PS5 & Xbox Leaker Teases Next-Gen 90fps Native 4K Gameplay

Leaker details hands-on session with undisclosed next-generation game. The gameplay is locked at 90 fps in native 4K on both PS5 and Xbox Series X. Both Sony and Xbox are reportedly targeting 12 Teraflops. While we’ve heard much about the next-generation console hardware through successive leaks, details of the actual PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X gameplay have been sorely lacking. That is, until now. A leaker has offered a description of a hands-on session with an undisclosed next-generation title. Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment Next-Gen Gameplay NeoGAF forum user OsirisBlack…

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$450 PS5 is Making Sony Nervous – and It’s a Pricing Disaster for Fans

A new report suggests Sony is struggling to keep the manufacturing cost of the PS5 under $450. Sourcing DRAM and NAND flash memory are proving problematic due to competing demand from the mobile-phone industry. Consumers could bear the brunt of this part scarcity if Sony opts to bump up the retail price of the PS5. Sony is having trouble keeping the manufacturing costs of the PlayStation 5 under $450 per unit, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Part Scarcity Bumps PlayStation 5 Production Costs to $450 Per Unit Citing…

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Sony’s Bizarre New PlayStation Ad is too Weird to be Hiding PS5 Clues

PlayStation new ‘Feel the Power of PlayStation’ ad yesterday. It’s a bizarre, yet welcome change of pace. One fan believes it’s hiding clues about the PS5. One fan thinks Sony is hiding PS5 clues in the latest PlayStation trailer. Yesterday, Sony released a new PlayStation ad dubbed ‘Feel the Power of PlayStation.’ It’s bizarre stuff. Feel the Power of PlayStation A squad of soldiers storms a subterranean network of concrete tunnels only to find a clandestine setup reminiscent of a crypto mining farm. Instead of industrial fan-cooled graphics cards auditing…

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