Hackers have successfully cracked the 3DS. What does this mean for small game developers?
Little Big Planet developer Media Molecule has announced via Twitter that six million user generated levels have now been created for its Playstation exclusive video game series.
Handheld gaming can be great fun, but not so much when your console battery dies mid-flight. A dedicated gamer who goes by the name “kurekureyon” has put both the Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita to the test this week, comparing their battery life to the PSP-3000 handheld.
Sony’s game division announced today that the PlayStation Network will undergo scheduled maintenance tomorrow for a full day.
The mobile game landscape has changed dramatically in the last couple of years, with Apple and Android games surpassing both Nintendo and Sony to claim leadership of the market.
Sony’s upcoming PlayStation Vita handheld console will not see a release in the U.S. until 2012, after the company originally said the unit would be available by the holiday season 2011.
Sony reported a $199 million loss in the first fiscal quarter ended June 30 because of problems including the Japan earthquake and the hacking of the PlayStation Network.
Japanese mobile games portal DeNA announced today it’s bringing the popular iPhone game Infinity Blade, one of the first mobile games geared toward hardcore gamers, to its mobile social network.
With the video game industry’s largest trade show over, it’s time to wrap up some of the highlights. We’ll start with the biggest surprises that VentureBeat’s Dean Takahashi and I saw at the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
Hideo Kojima, who created the Metal Gear Solid game series, demonstrated the newest gaming feature from game maker Konami today: the ability to transfer save games between consoles and handheld gaming devices so you can continue your gaming experience on the fly. Kojima gave the demo at a pre-E3 event in San Francisco.
Sony said today that its next-generation gaming handheld could be delayed beyond the end of this year because of disruptions to its supply chain as a result of the quake and tsunami in Japan.
With its new NGP portable entertainment gadget, Sony has stuck to its tried-and-true strategy of packing as much technology as it possibly can into a device.
Sony made a slight profit in video games for the second fiscal quarter ended September 30, but its weakness in handheld gaming is dragging the overall business down.
Using a bit of clever math, app maker and market analyst firm Asymco has determined that about 38 percent of all 120 million reported iOS device sales are iPod Touches.