A couple of months after hackers attacked and brought down the PlayStation Network, gaining access to the personal data of more than 100 million users, Sony is beefing up its security by hiring a veteran of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as its head of security. Sony has picked Philip Reitinger, the former U.S. Department of Homeland Security exec, to fill its...

Every day, modders from all over are working hard into making excellent video game console mods, but there are times when keeping it all simple works better. A Reddit user named “timofiend” made a gaming console mod, putting together an Xbox 360 Slim and an 80 GB PlayStation 3 into one PC case. “Spent the last month or so working on this, has a new Xbox...

After less than six years of being out in the market, Sony’s PlayStation 3 has only started giving Microsoft’s Xbox 360 some intense competition with its exclusive titles and price cuts. A new rumor recently came out that is a bit surprising. According to gaming website Bitmob.com, a reliable source from Sony said that the PlayStation 4 is coming out “within...

After the massive breach that took place last April, Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) still continued to get people to spend money and attract new users. Sony Chief Executive Officer Howard Stringer announced the news during a conference at the IFA conference in Berlin, Germany. “I’m pleased to tell you that the PSN is more secure and better than ever,”...

For the sake of giving gamers the “ultimate gaming advantage,” gaming peripheral maker iControl has announced the release of its N-Control Avenger accessory for the PlayStation 3. The company claims it to be the most sophisticated weapon in the gaming industry. The N-Control Avenger was first showcased on the Xbox 360 this year and it has received positive...

For deaf people who love watching films, choice is limited when it comes to what the local movie theater is offering. They may enjoy watching box-office hits, but they have to wait until the middle of the screening to enjoy film that have subtitles. Usually, foreign-language films are the only ones that have subtitles, leaving those who are hearing-impaired to wait for...

Sony Corp.’s announcement of a price cut on the PlayStation 3 resulted in a significant increase in the gaming console’s sales in the United Kingdom. It is also predicted that the sales will continue to increase thanks to a 5,000 run of six-sheet poster ads scheduled to hit the High Streets today. The price decrease has brought down the cost of the 160 GB model...

Sony Corp. has made a headstart in the binoculars market with two models that allows users to record HD videos from a long distance. Sony has introduced its line of digital binoculars, the DEV-3 and DEV-5, that can record in AVCHD 2.0 format. Aside from recording Full-HD (1080p) videos with stereo sound, it can also record in 3D. “Now consumers can watch birds, wildlife,...

Sony Computer Entertainment made a very surprising announcement at the Gamescom expo on Tuesday. The company said that it will be reducing the price of its PlayStation 3 gaming console by £30 ($50) worldwide. The PlayStation 3’s 160 GB version will now be priced £220 in the UK and $250 in the US. In Japan, the basic console’s price will drop from 29,980 yen...

Ashraf Haziq, a Malaysian student in London, had his jaw broken when rioters stole his bicycle. He was knocked down on the floor and with a broken nose and some obvious injuries, the bloodied student was then approached by several youths who seemingly wanted to help him. As soon as the victim was standing, the group of men opened his backpack and stole its contents. The...