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PlayStation games might also have advertisements soon

Earlier this month, an industry report indicated that Microsoft was considering a strategy to show advertisements from select brands in free-to-play Xbox games. Sony is apparently thinking about the same idea, according to a new report from Business Insider. Sony is reportedly interested in showing advertisements in free-to-play games, just like Microsoft, with the goal of...

Sony’s PlayStation Plus subscription service is getting a much-needed overhaul in June

In a bid to keep up with Microsoft's excellent Xbox Game Pass offerings, Sony is giving its PlayStation Plus subscription service a much-needed revamp. The company has announced that the all-new PlayStation Plus will launch in June with over 700 games and several other benefits. In December last year, we first saw reports about Sony's plan...

Call of Duty and other Activision games will come to PlayStation after Microsoft acquisition

Microsoft's intent to buy Activision Blizzard won't stop future games from coming to other platforms, the company announced today. Microsoft's Phil Spencer had already said that Microsoft would honor existing agreements to keep Call of Duty games in development on PlayStation consoles, but the company is going further than that. Microsoft president Brad Smith today...

Discord officially rolls out PlayStation integration, complete with game status support

Monday was already a big day for PlayStation news, as Sony revealed that it's working to acquire Destiny 2 developer Bungie, but that's not all. Discord, the popular messaging platform primarily aimed at gaming, is finally rolling out PlayStation account integration. The new functionality gives PlayStation players the same game status indicator that PC and...

Sony acquires Bungie, developers of Destiny series, for $3.6 billion

Microsoft rocked the gaming world earlier this month when the company revealed it was purchasing game publisher Activision Blizzard for a whopping $68.7 billion. Now we're seeing two significant consolidations in the games industry in the same month, as Sony announced today that it's acquiring Bungie, developers of the Destiny series and the original creators...

Sony was planning to bring PlayStation Now to mobile phones in 2017

PlayStation Now has been Sony's game streaming service for years now, primarily focusing on older PS3-era titles, but also serving a few more recent games. Sony hasn't given the service much attention, especially in light of competitors like Stadia and GeForce Now becoming more popular, and now it seems a significant feature was planned and...

You can finally have an official, black PlayStation 5

If you're an active console gamer who keeps up with the news revolving around this industry, you've probably heard about Sony's threat to Dbrand. Last October, the Japanese company threatened to take legal action against the popular skin maker if it doesn't stop selling PlayStation 5 faceplates that copy the original design. As a result,...

AetherSX2 is the best way to play PlayStation 2 games on your Android smartphone

PlayStation 2 emulation has been in a weird place on Android for a long, long time. While it's been possible to emulate the system on your smartphone using a certain emulator available on the Play Store, allegations of stolen code and unethical business practices meant many, ourselves included, refused to promote the app, even if...

Sony reportedly working on PlayStation competitor to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass has been a success for Microsoft, giving PC and Xbox players unlimited access to over 100 major games for a single monthly subscription. The service has also served as the groundwork for Microsoft's attempt at cloud gaming, Xbox Game Streaming, which gives players instant access to titles from Game Pass. Now it...

Get $20 off a 12-month PS Plus subscription right now on Amazon

Black Friday is upon us and plenty of retailers are firing off a bunch of deals that you wouldn't want to miss. If you're a PlayStation user, then we've got a fantastic deal for you. You can get 33% off the price of a 12-month PS Plus subscription right now. The PS Plus membership, which...

Epic Games CEO wants to resist monopoly, suggests a single app store for all platforms

The Epic Games versus Apple legal battle has been going on for over a year now. While courts have reached a decision, the waters haven't calmed just yet. The CEO of Epic Games -- Tim Sweeney -- has renewed his attack on Apple and Google. This time he's calling for a universal app store that...

Grab Borderlands 3 on PlayStation and Xbox for only $10

Borderlands 3 was finally released in 2019 after years of hype and anticipation, and it's definitely one of the best fast-paced shooters in recent history. Gearbox Software has been working on additional content and a new spin-off, which means the Standard Edition of Borderlands 3 (with no DLC) has continued to drop in price. Best...