Recently Published Sony Patent Shows Strong Likeness To The Nintendo Switch Design

A Sony patent that was filed back in 2015 but only recently published, shows a set-up that isn't too dissimilar to that of the final build of the Nintendo Switch. You can see in the image below the removable controllers which are reminiscent of the PlayStation Dualshock controllers attached to each side of the device. … Continue reading Recently Published Sony Patent Shows Strong Likeness To The Nintendo Switch Design

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Shuhei Yoshida Says The Nintendo Switch Is A “Very Unique System”

PlayStation boss Shuhei Yoshida has praised Nintendo's next generation platform the Nintendo Switch and has labeled it a unique system. However Yoshida doesn't really see them as competition as he believes that they are chasing their own market. DS: 2017 will see the launch of another new console, Nintendo's Switch. What do you think of it, … Continue reading Shuhei Yoshida Says The Nintendo Switch Is A “Very Unique System”

Former Sony Executive Talks About The Failure Of The Nintendo PlayStation

It's become common knowledge that the PlayStation was born of an ill-fated deal between Nintendo and Sony to produce a CD accessory for the Super Nintendo. However, some more details have recently emerged that seem to cast some more light on events. In a Japanese interview with former Sony executive Shigeo Maruyama, it has become clear that we don't know … Continue reading Former Sony Executive Talks About The Failure Of The Nintendo PlayStation

PlayStation 4 Surpasses Lifetime Wii U Sales In Japan

The PlayStation 4 is certainly the most successful console of the generation. However, it has only just outsold the Wii U in Japan. This could be explained by the Wii U's earlier release date, but PlayStation has been ahead in worldwide sales for a considerable amount of time. This news has come from the latest … Continue reading PlayStation 4 Surpasses Lifetime Wii U Sales In Japan

Former Sony Executive Claims Portable Gaming Is Dead

It is no secret that the Playstation Vita failed to make the impact that Sony expected. However, the former head of Sony Computer Entertainment America has claimed that its failure had little to do with the machine itself. In an interview with IGN, Jack Tretton described how the Vita was just too late into the portable gaming market. … Continue reading Former Sony Executive Claims Portable Gaming Is Dead

Sony’s CEO Said Pokemon Go Is A “Game-Changer”, Company Will “Aggressively” Enter Mobile Gaming

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai recently talked about the company's mobile plans in an interview with the Financial Times. In fact, not only did Hirai talk about it, Hirai announced that Sony will be "aggressively" entering the business too. He said that "it's quite a shift from being just a console-based business to being on mobile … Continue reading Sony’s CEO Said Pokemon Go Is A “Game-Changer”, Company Will “Aggressively” Enter Mobile Gaming

Video: The Ben Heck Show Is Deconstructing & Reconstructing A Nintendo Playstation Prototype

The Ben Heck Show has started a multi-part video series where the goal is to "take apart a Nintendo Playstation prototype, find out how it works and in a future episode get it working again". According to the description to part one, Terry and Dan Diebold brought them the prototype. They say that they "have … Continue reading Video: The Ben Heck Show Is Deconstructing & Reconstructing A Nintendo Playstation Prototype