Movies & TV

Sony’s emoji movie will include real smartphone apps such as Spotify

Sony's latest update on its animated emoji movie reveals that the film's plot will involve characters interacting with real mobile apps, such as Spotify. The news came at the studio's CinemaCon presentation at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Gesture-controlled action game Severed hits PS Vita April 26

The creators of the hit multiplatform brawler Guacamelee are set to return later this month with Severed, a uniquely themed first-person action game that will hit the PlayStation Vita on April 26th.

There are hidden secrets in the PlayStation 4’s latest update

The 3.50 update for the PlayStation 4 might have brought features like Remote Play for PC and Mac, but a number of interesting hidden features have been found as well, including the return of the USB music player and 4TB drive support.

Report: God of War 4 leak shows "Viking Kratos"

Kratos may trade in the pantheon of Greek gods — which he's already killed — for the as-yet unmurdered gods of ancient Norse mythology, according to a set of reportedly leaked images and concept art.

A question for the ages: Why the hell can’t you buy a Sony phone in the U.S.?

Sony’s mobile division has struggled to make an impact in the U.S. despite plenty of interest in the Xperia smartphone line-up. Why is that?

Sony adds affordable 50mm prime, 70-300mm as full-frame E-mount lens options

Sony continues to expand its lineup of full-frame E-mount (mirrorless) lenses. The new 70-300mm is the first E-mount lens to reach 300mm, while the new 50mm f/1.8 is an affordable prime that delivers great bokeh.
Virtual Reality

Pre-orders are now open for the $400 PlayStation VR Core Bundle

As promised, Sony is now offering the Core Bundle of its upcoming PlayStation VR headset. It includes the headset, an external processing box, and various cords, but doesn't include a PlayStation camera or Move controller.
Home Theater

Got 4K? Sony set to launch 4K UHD streaming service Ultra on April 4

Hold onto your hats, 4K Ultra HD TV owners: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced that it will launch a new service called Ultra, a 4K Ultra HD streaming service on April 4.

Sony’s third-gen RX10 bridge camera gets 25x long-zoom lens

Sony's third generation RX10, the Mark III, takes the best of the RX10 II and pairs it with a capable 25x Zeiss lens with optical image stabilization. The lens covers a long focal range, and uses Sony's latest lens technologies.

Don't hate Captain Qwark yet? Watch this Ratchet & Clank trailer

Ratchet & Clank, "the game based on the movie based on the game," is just a few weeks away, a new trailer should get newcomers up to speed on the story, as well as the profoundly annoying Captain Qwark.

Sony is already giving mobile gaming another shot with new company ForwardWorks

Sony called it quits on PlayStation mobile only last year, but it's decided to give mobile gaming another shot. With its new company ForwardWorks, Sony aims to develop "full-fledged gaming titles" for phones, tablets, and other devices.