BestBuy and Amazon.com have started taking pre-orders for Sony PlayStation Vita handheld video game consoles, which reveals the device’s launch dates in the United States and Canada. Last week, news broke out that Sony’s upcoming handheld device will not be coming to North America until 2012. Now, Amazon is accepting pre-orders of the Wi-Fi only and Wi-FI +...

The Pwnie “Most Epic Fail” award: the award that Sony did not want to win. Last Wednesday, the “Most Epic Fail” award was given to Sony at this year’s Pwnie Awards, which was held at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. According to the event organizers, the Pwnies (security researchers’ equivalent to the Oscars) honor “the achievements...

Sony has announced that the PlayStation Vita release will miss the 2011 holiday season in the UK and the US, with the new handheld gaming console arriving “early next year.” According to Kazuo Hirai, Sony Corporation’s executive vice president, the new handheld will only be launched in Japan in time for the Christmas season, to be followed by the rest...

The Sony 3D PlayStation Monitor was a big hit when it was announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) last month, and it looks like it could be available to buy before the end of 2011. Sony’s 3D PlayStation monitor has appeared on online shopping site Amazon.com with a release date of December 31st. Consumers can now pre-order it at the Amazon’s U.S....

A few weeks back, Sony Computer Entertainment head Shuhei Yoshida said that support for indie game developers is becoming the company’s key focus. The company then pledged a whopping $20 million to have independent games on the PlayStation Network. Independent game development has been one of the biggest drivers behind the success of Steam and iOS gaming, and it...

Sony has already stated that it is planning to launch its new handheld gaming console, the PlayStation Vita this year, but they have not announced a specific release date. Just recently, an “upcoming releases” flyer from Blockbuster U.K. has been leaked, which has seemingly confirmed the PlayStation Vita’s release date. The document was forwarded to gaming...

Sony’s new PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console hasn’t been released, but the company is already hinting that they are working on a new hardware that is equipped with 3D visuals. Reports say that Sony is now working hard to reinvent the forgotten Virtual Reality technology. In an interview with gaming website Develop, Mike Hocking, Sony Worldwide Studios’...

The former head of Sony Europe said that the hacking community may not be done with the PlayStation Network (PSN) yet, and is expecting them to come back. Last month, Sony claimed that 90 percent of PSN’s user base has returned to the service after April’s attack. The attack on PSN exposed personal details of more than 70 million subscribers. Capcom’s...

Sony is to start its production of its next-generation PlayStation 4 console before the year ends, heading for a pre-Christmas 2012 release date, reports have suggested. According to a report from DigiTimes, Sony’s Taiwan-based partners will soon begin the production of the new PlayStation 4, which features body movement-based controls like that of Kinect, and will...

Sony Corporation Chief Executive Officer Howard Stringer revealed the possible causes that led to the massive hack attack on its PC Gaming and PlayStation Networks last April to the company’s share holders. However, Stringer ended up removing the line between Linux and pirated software in his explanation. “Anonymous targeted Sony earlier this year after Sony...