Sony will stop making physical PS Vita games in 2019

The PS Vita might still attract new fans thanks to indie releases and JRPGs like Persona 4 Golden, but they're clearly not enough to prevent its impending death. According to Kotaku, Sony's American and European divisions are ending the production of…

Japan Display built a 1,001-ppi screen for VR headsets

Japan Display (JDI) has unveiled plans for high resolution LCD screens that could substantially improve the displays found in current VR headsets. JDI — a joint enterprise made up of Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi — says it's developing a 3.25-inch 1,00…

Sony’s ‘open-ear’ Xperia Ear Duo buds ship in the US May 25th

Sony's Xperia Ear Duo "open-ear" buds will debut on May 25th in the US. Sony had already opened pre-orders at Amazon, and now you can place an advance order via brick-and-mortar gadget retailer b8ta. They'll set you back $280, with a choice of black…

FTC warned Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft about illegal warranties

Last month, the FTC sent letters to six companies informing them that their product warranties were violating US law. Though there are some exceptions, under the 1975 Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, voiding a warranty because a customer didn't use a spec…

Sony adds a slew of PS2 games to PlayStation Now

Sony's PlayStation Now hasn't been of much use for nostalgia trips unless most of your memories revolve around the PS3, but that's about to change: the first wave of PS2 titles is available through the game streaming service. They're not must-have b…

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‘God of War’ director’s video shows the human side of making games

It's easy to forget that real people create games. For them, the eventual launch is as much terrifying as it is exciting — they've poured years of their life into a project whose success is far from guaranteed. And if you need an illustration of t…

Sony’s dual camera Xperia XZ2 Premium takes ultra-low-light photos

Sony's regular Xperia XZ2 is, to put it mildly, underwhelming — as capable as it is, there's little to recommend it over its rivals. You can't say that about the just-announced Xperia XZ2 Premium, though. The new handset preserves the 4K HDR visuals…