Sony Computer Entertainment

  1. Altered Landscape for Sony, Microsoft Consoles

    November 15, 2013 11:42 AM EST Remember a time before "Angry Birds," the iPad and the iPhone? No? When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles - seven and eight years ago, respectively, the companies touted the machines' high-definition gr ...

  2. Morning Fix: WMG Realignment; Elections' Impact on Music Biz; Tim Schaaf Leaving Sony; Azoff Speaks Out

    November 08, 2012 8:20 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix and other free music-business news letters WARNER MUSIC REALIGNS STRUCTURE; CAMERON STRANG GETS BIG BOOST: Warner Music is restructuring and dividing itself into 3 divisions: frontline recorde ...

  3. Sony to Begin Restoring PlayStation Network in Asia

    May 27, 2011 8:04 AM EDT TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said it would begin restoring its PlayStation videogame network in Japan and elsewhere in Asia on Saturday, more than a month after a massive security breach leaked personal details on tens of millions of accounts. The ...

  4. Sony Offers Identity Theft Protection Services to PlayStation, Qriocity Account Holders

    May 25, 2011 5:54 PM EDT As part of Sony's efforts to make amends for its recent massive security breach, two of the company's divisions, Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Network Entertainment, are offering free identity-theft protection to eligible PlayStat ...

  5. Sony 'Has No Intention Of Withdrawing From iTunes,' Exec Says

    February 17, 2011 1:40 PM EST Sony won't be leaving iTunes any time soon, said a Sony executive following reports last week that the company would leave the world's largest music store. "Sony Music as I understand it has no intention of withdrawing from iTunes, ...

  6. Dance Games Exploding As Guitar-Based Games Dwindle

    February 15, 2011 11:26 AM EST The market for guitar-based music games may be in the gutter, but dance games are faring far better, based on the quarterly results of one of the major publishes of such games. Ubisoft, which publishes such dance games as the "Just Dance" ...

  7. @E3: Gaming Biz Embraces 3D

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On the official first day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the number on everyone’s lips was three—as in 3D. Both Nintendo and Sony Computer Entertainment unveiled 3D gaming initiatives that raised the eyebrows and pulses of attendees, s ...

  8. Kinect Update: Games Announced. Price, Street Date Rumored

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft's Kinect motion-capture controller continues to dominate the news coverage out of the E3 Expo conference here in L.A., at least until Sony Computer Entertainment and Nintendo hold their respective press conferences this morning. Aft ...

  9. Sony Rolling Out New, Cheaper PlayStation 3

    August 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp will launch a slimmer, cheaper version of its PlayStation 3 game console next month, hoping to jumpstart sales and win back market share from rivals Microsoft and Nintendo. Starting in September, the latest, less bulky version of the PS3 ...

  10. Rock Royalty Comes To 'SingStar'

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sony Computer Entertainment, EMI Music, EMI Music Publishing and Queen's management have joined forces to create "SingStar Queen," the latest artist-specific game in Sony's karaoke series "SingStar." The game will be ...

  11. Digital Briefs: Sony, HMV, MixRevolution, AOL

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Sony Electronics has teamed up with HMV stores to offer anyone buying Walkman-branded MP3 player a free three-month trial of the HMV digital music service. The promotion does not include Walkman branded phones, however. - MixRevolution.com is a ...

  12. Sony Cracks Down On British PSP Importers

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A legal fight is brewing in Britain between Sony and the grey-market importers who are selling its highly sought-after PlayStation Portable (PSP) device ahead of the official Sept. 1 European launch d LONDON (Reuters) -- A legal fight is brewing i ...

  13. Sony Liable For Patent Infringement

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. has been ordered to pay $90.7 million in damages for infringing two patents used in videogame controllers but will be allowed to continue selling the popular PlayStation console in the Unit LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Sony C ...

  14. Sony Ships 100 Millionth PlayStation

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Feat is first for game-console biz. Combined global shipments of Sony Computer Entertainment's "PlayStation" and "PS one" video-game consoles have topped 100 million units, a first for the computer game console industry, t ...

  15. Sony, Warner Excited By New Disc Format

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Computer Entertainment's new Universal Media Disc (UMD) format -- which can hold music, video and game content -- is generating preliminary interest from Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Sony Computer Entertainment's new Un ...

  16. Sony, Warner Excited By New Disc Format

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Computer Entertainment's new Universal Media Disc (UMD) format -- which can hold music, video and game content -- is generating preliminary interest from Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Sony Computer Entertainment's new Un ...