11 months ago

Sony’s PlayStation Showcase Shows off Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake, Spider-Man 2, and More

During today’s PlayStation Showcase, Sony unveiled more than twenty new announcement trailers. Ranging from new trailers for already announced titles to new indie games, first party titles all the way to new PSVR2 and AAA games. You can find the full 70 minute showcase here. If you just want the gist of it all, we
29 Mar 2022

Sony’s New PlayStation Plus Service Comes in June with Three Variants

After months of speculation, Sony has now laid out the new PlayStation Plus service and will launch as soon as June in Japan, with North America and Europe to follow shortly after. Sony plans to have the new system up and running in most PlayStation Network regions by the end of July 2022. With the
31 Jan 2022

Sony Interactive Entertainment Acquires Bungie for $3.6 Billion

In the wake of Microsoft’s historic acquisition of Activision Blizzard, rival Sony has made a sizable purchase of their own. Announced on Monday, former Halo and current Destiny developer Bungie will join Sony Interactive Entertainment in a deal worth around $3.6 billion, according to GI.biz. This deal has been in the process for close to
9 Sep 2021

Everything Revealed During PlayStation Showcase 2021

Today, we got to check out the PlayStation Showcase 2021 which gave big announcements such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Remake and Marvel’s Wolverine, as well as updates for previously announced games like God of War: Ragnarok or Gran Turismo 7. Let’s go through all of the things shown during the PlayStation
25 Feb 2021

State of Play Gives us Updates for Crash Bandicoot, Returnal, and more.

Today, during a new State of Play, PlayStation showcased 10 titles that they have lined up for 2021 and beyond. The State of Play broadcast has been a staple for the Japanese game developer. Since 2019, viewers have been able to look at the brand new offerings that were currently in development for PlayStation consoles.
21 Sep 2020

Microsoft Will Acquire Bethesda Game Studios

In what will surely be one of the largest acquisitions in gaming history, Microsoft announced on September 21, 2020 that it intends to purchase ZeniMax Media for 7.5 billion dollars. Home to Bethesda Game Studios, ZeniMax Media is also the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha
9 Sep 2020

On the Anniversary of the Original PlayStation, Sony Still Quiet on Backward Compatibility

Today is the 25th anniversary of the North American release of the original PlayStation console, which introduced us to game series such as Tomb Raider, Resident Evil, and Crash Bandicoot. Many games included in these series and others are beloved by many players today, inspiring reboots, remasters, and re-releases. Many of them can also be
11 Jun 2020

Everything Revealed at the PlayStation 5 Digital Event

Sony has been teasing details for the PlayStation 5 for over a year now. It was no secret their new console would be releasing sometime before the end of this year but, with the cancellation of every major press conference in 2020, the desire to see some next generation games in action has become strong.
9 Aug 2019

Is PlayStation 4 The Next PlayStation 2?

With Sony’s recent announcement of the PlayStation 4 shipping 100 million units since its launch, the fastest console to do so according to CNET, citing a tweet by Daniel Ahmed, and with the PlayStation 5 on the horizon I thought it would be a good time to look at the PS4’s legacy and its possible
10 Jun 2014

PlayStation Vita E3 Trailer, What’s Coming Next

The PlayStation Vita has been the butt of more than a few jokes since its release. Currently in a distant second to the Nintendo 3DS and struggling to even match sales numbers with the PSP, the Vita’s reputation isn’t exactly a glowing one. Even during Sony’s E3 conference last night, the Vita got little more
10 Jun 2014

E3 Day 0: Sony Press Conference Highlights

Last (but not least) on our list of E3 Day 0 media briefings was Sony.  While focused on games, unlike Microsoft Sony had some hardware and entertainment to discuss as well.  That said, the games were front and center and took up all but maybe 20 minutes of the nearly 2 hour briefing.  The first
10 Jun 2014

The Playstation E3 Experience: The Experience

A couple of weeks ago, Sony announced that it was going to live-stream its E3 conference to a number of movie theaters across the United States. Perhaps with the memories of last year’s amazing Sony E3 conference, or perhaps wanting to get a chance to participate in a brand new event, people jumped on tickets
28 Apr 2014

Video Games Today Through The Eye’s of Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida

Earlier on this month, Sony Computer Entertainment’s Worldwide Studio president Shuhei Yoshida reflected on his decades-long experience in video games and the gaming industry. Exploring both the past and the present, Yoshida teams with veteran developer Mark Cerny in a talk at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, which was recorded and is
16 Apr 2014

Sony to sell its stake in Square Enix to the Tune of $47 million US

Sony and Square Enix have a long history together. Ever since Final Fantasy made the move from Nintendo to Sony, we’ve seen countless titles from Japan’s most illustrious RPG factory release  for the PlayStation platform – including the new smashing hit Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. It’s no wonder then, that Sony had a
3 Dec 2013

PS4 Breaks the 2.1 Million Unit Sale Barrier

Sony Computer Entertainment has quite the system on their hands – whether you are more of an Xbox or PlayStation gamer, you can’t deny the success the PS4 has brought to Sony. As of December 1, 2013, Sony has sold over 2.1 million units worldwide and you can bet that the figure will continue to
31 Jan 2013

The Future Of PlayStation Is Coming February 20th

Could this mean that the next generation PlayStation console (code named Orbis) will be revealed soon? Who knows, but the hype machine is starting to get into full swing! … it’s probably next-gen. UPDATE (via Kotaku): The Wall Street Journal has reported that “people familiar with the matter” have told them that the next PlayStation
8 Dec 2012

The Last of Us Release Date Confirmed

It may seem like a while since the last time you heard any sort of update regarding the launch of Naughty Dog’s anticipated 2013 blockbuster, The Last of Us. Recently at the VGAs Sony launched a new trailer and confirmed the title’s release date in North America and Europe: May 7th, 2013. The Last of
21 Jun 2011

Wii U, The Future, And Seriously?

I won’t go into Nintendo’s stock dropping soon after E3, nor will I deny the fact that Nintendo is at least trying to be hardcore. It is, however, a bit akin to the moment where you realize your best friend; The one whom has a huge legendary high school reputation for heroism and fearlessness, has
10 Jun 2011

AUDIO: E3 2011 Day 3 Wrap Up

It’s our final day of coverage of E3 2011 and we check in one last time with Ganiman, Gahoo and Fusionx to see what they experienced on their last day of the convention. We talk a little more about the Wii U, discuss hands on with Witcher 2, Tera Online, Little Big Planet and the
8 Jun 2011

AUDIO: 2011 E3 Day 1 Wrap Up

E3 is an exciting time and Gamer Escape has boots on the ground out in Los Angeles, California, bringing you all the latest news about games that you care about. Last night, we were able to check in with members of our staff out at E3, Ganiman, Gahoo and Fusionx, and get news about all