"All the best stuff is made in Japan." That was Marty McFly in "Back to the Future, Part III" in 1990, when Sony was introducing popular personal audio equipment. The Japanese-based company is still introducing some popular geek-worthy gadgets, but many of their products have not caught on as
If it sometimes seems as if you're speaking a different language than the video game fans in your household, that's because you are. As with any hobby, gaming has its own vernacular, including an Oxford dictionary's worth of esoteric slang and shorthand references for everything from game systems
Sony’s PlayStation Vita is a PSP successor that brings portable video games to levels almost on par with current generation home consoles. Vita gets very close to offering an ideal on-the-go gaming experience, so how will it stack up against competitors like the new (third...
ABC News’ C. Michael Kim Reports: LAS VEGAS — Sony enters the LTE cellphone game here at the Consumer Electronics Show with its latest offering, the Xperia Ion smartphone. Along with 4G LTE speed from AT&T, the phone features an HDMI output, 4.6-inch display (compared...
While Madden NFL 12, out Aug. 30, unofficially kicks off the fall video game season, the following week and the arrival of the PlayStation 3 game Resistance 3 sets off what will be a harvest for hard-core gamers. The video game industry can use a boost, as consumers have spent about 5% less so far
Movie studios and music labels do it routinely: get consumers to buy a movie or album a second and third time with remastered editions and extras. Video games are getting more into the act, too. Just released: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, a new edition of the 1998 Nintendo 64 classic,
Last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles drew nearly 47,000 video-game developers, publishers, retailers, analysts and media, showing off and taking in the latest and greatest in equipment and titles. Attendees got a look at the battle plans for dueling futuristic military shooters
For many people, playing games on smartphones is a perfectly satisfying experience. But Sony Ericsson is banking on the notion that serious gamers might prefer a dedicated gaming device such as Sony's PlayStation Portable. Enter Xperia Play, which hits Verizon Wireless stores exclusively in the
The hurdles keep coming for Sony. Security breaches of its PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment service followed the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Now the company must overcome an expected annual net loss of $3.2 billion for the fiscal year that ended March 31. That forecast
The Sony and PlayStation brands have taken a huge hit following last month's massive attack by hackers on the PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment. Sony shut down the PlayStation Network on April 20 after discovering the breach and announced on April 26 that customer personal data had