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    Thursday November 19, 2020
  • PlayStation 5 Has 2nd Worst Launch for Sony Console in Japan on Back of Selling Out

    Only the PlayStation 3 launched with fewer sales

    Japanese game website Famitsu reported today that the PlayStation 5 had only sold 118,085 consoles in the 4 days since it was released in Japan, though even if that sounds bad, the consoles are sold out in Japan, meaning there's way more demand than there is supply for the machine. More details after the jump!

  • Wednesday November 11, 2020
  • PlayStation Takes Over Akihabara's Kanda Myojin Shrine for Launch Celebrations

    Sony wanted to pray for a good launch in the country

    As the PlayStation 5 rolls out around the world, celebrations began in full, with the Japanese celebrations being conducted in the heart of Akihabara's own Kanda Myojin Shrine, the same shrine that features in TV anime such as Love Live! School Idol Project and Steins;Gate! See the shrine lit up in blue after the jump!

  • Thursday November 5, 2020
  • Sony Aims to Stay Safe with Online-Only PS5 Sales on Launch Day

    There will also be no in-person sales in Japan, with additional stock coming soon

    If you were looking forward to the tried and true tradition of waiting in a long line for a new console on PlayStation 5 launch day, you'll want to go ahead and change those plans. Read on for the latest.

  • Wednesday October 28, 2020
  • Sony Predicts Higher Profits in 2020 on the Back of Demon Slayer and the PlayStation 5

    The video game portion of Sony has weathered this year

    While 2020 hasn't been kind to most companies, Sony is recording similar or higher profits so far this financial year on the back of the video game segment and the music segment of their business in the second quarter. With the PlayStation 5 looming, and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train currently slaying in the Japanese box office, Sony only expect it to get better. Read more after the jump!

  • Thursday October 15, 2020
  • Sony Finally Unveils PlayStation 5 UI, Makes Sure Spoilers Are Hidden

    Games seem to load instantly from rest now!

    After being teased by Burger King the other day (seriously!), PlayStation finally revealed the new User Interface for the upcoming PlayStation 5 console, giving us the first look of an interface we'll be getting very accustomed to over the next 6 years. Watch the unveiling after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 13, 2020
  • PlayStation 5 Start Up Sound Teased By Burger King on Twitter

    Have the PlayStation your way!

    Even with both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox series X basically sold out around the world, people are still keen to know how the consoles will function. Today, in probably the most unlikely of places, the official Twitter account for Burger King teased the startup sound for the PlayStation 5. Have a listen after the jump!

  • Sunday October 11, 2020
  • Square Enix to Let Anyone Be an Idol From Home With Love Live! School Idol Festival Arcade Game on Playstation 4

    Love Live! School Idol Festival ~after school ACTIVITY~ Wai-Wai!Home Meeting!! to be released in Japanese and English!

    Square Enix this morning released a teaser trailer announcing the production of a home version of Love Live! School Idol Festival ~after school ACTIVITY~ arcade game under the new subtitle of Wai-Wai!Home Meeting!! on PlayStation 4 in both Japanese and English! Sing to the trailer after the jump!

  • Wednesday October 7, 2020
  • Sony Goes Deep Inside the PlayStation 5 With Complete Teardown Video

    Have you ever seen a heatsink this BIG?

    Sony today released a complete video teardown of the upcoming (but currently unavailable) PlayStation 5 console, ripping off the side panels, carefully removing the shield, and showing us the raw insides on the next-generation console. Go deep after the jump!

  • Sunday September 20, 2020
  • Sony is Sorry for the PS5 Pre-Order Fiasco, Promises More Consoles

    Sony: "PS5 pre-orders could have been a lot smoother"

    Were you able to snag a PlayStation 5 pre-order sometime after Sony's showcase presentation last Wednesday? Many struggled to secure a console, and Sony has since apologized for the disorganized fiasco.