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Gran Turismo Sport, Seat of the Pants Driving Returns…

Gran Turismo is back baby. Sony and Polyphony Digital have announced that the next installment of GT called Sport will be available for the PS4 November 16, GT fans say Yeah.

Along with the release date a number of other details were made public with the announcement. The important numbers include: there will be 137 cars split into 4 categories, 19 locations with 27 tracks and 3 game modes, excited yet? The first two game modes, Arcade and Campaign (Formerly GT), will be familiar to GT fans but the third mode Sport is new to all. Sport mode introduces formalized worldwide multiplayer championships that culminate each year in FIA championship finals. Do you want to be the best in the world? Could you be the best in the world? Now you can prove it.

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Takara Tomy Optimus Prime PSX and Megatron MegaDrive Transformers, the Original Console Wars…

Optimus Prime and Megatron are about to join the console wars to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Transformers franchise and the 20th anniversary of the original PSX PlayStation. Takara Tomy Arts have put their best engineers to work preparing a brand new type of Transformer, the console transformers.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the images and the transformation video of the incredible Transforming consoles. Sit back relax and prepare to be amazed by the incredibly detailed celebration.

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Sony Xperia Z3 Smartphone Underwater Unboxing, the Phone That Could Be King…

Sony has been beavering away, and bleeding money, trying to get its Xperia Z series to the top of the Android smartphone heap. With the release of the Z3 Remote Play smartphones underway Sony (and Carphone Warehouse) have kicked the marketing machine up a gear and they’ve gone underwater.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the underwater unboxing video of the new smartphone that could be king. An ad that features a diver unboxing a Z3 underwater, then proceeding to power it up and get snap happy with the camera while showing off the results. Sit back, relax and prepare to be amazed.

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Cloud Powered Gaming Preview, The PlayStation Now Network Beta Controversy…

The Sony PlayStation Now cloud powered gaming service is rolling out as we speak. Having recently opened for beta testing the new service is now under the microscope. A number of gaming industry stalwarts have had a play and feedback is now beginning to trickle in and as usual Sony is generating plenty of controversy.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the IGN PS Now preview video, a sneak peek into the very expensive future of gaming. Sit back, relax and prepare for a bumpy ride, Sony is at the wheel.

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The Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo, the GT-R of the not too distant future…

Gran Turismo is turning into the test bed simulation of choice for futuristic supercar developers. The latest case in point is the Nissan 2020, a vision of Nissan’s supercar in the not too distant future.

The futuristic concept car is designated the Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo and will be available as DLC for Gran Turismo 6 in July. Presented for your viewing pleasure is the preview video for the simulation of a car that doesn’t yet exist, lucky it looks super sweet. Sit back, relax and hit that gas pedal.

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Sony Discuss the Playstation TV Micro Console Release, the Remote Play Revolution Begins…

At this week’s E3 conference Sny added a little detail to their plans for the amazing Playstation TV micro console and media device, also known as the Vita TV in Japan.

Under the hard plastic shell the PS TV contains the brains of a PS Vita handheld. The quad core ARM CPU, powerful GPU and great sound make this one of the most powerful micro consoles on the market.

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The PS4 PS Vita Bundle Details Leak Online, Gaming Insanity Approaches…

Now that PS4 manufacturing is more than satisfying demand Sony is preparing to get serious about bundles, the marketing machine has its thinking cap on and it’s had a bright idea. Let’s bundle the PlayStation 4 with the PS Vita.

According to s leaked BestBuy catalog the bundle price is listed as $559.98 USD and consists of the PS4, PS Vita and Borderlands 2 for the handheld. Amazon didn’t want to be left out of the leak action and accidentally let slip the  bundle will finally be available July 4 in France.

Sony hasn’t commented on the highly anticipated bundle but with the E3 conference only a week away more details will hopefully come to light then.

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Sony’s Augmented Reality Experiments, the Future of Interaction…

Virtual and Augmented Reality systems may just be the future of gaming but for now they remain experiments, often taking place in a labs.

Sony’s PlayStation Lab has this week released two video’s demonstrating augmented reality using the PlayStation Move. Sony’s Smart AR system is able to track objects and generate graphics that uses this positional information. Making objects appear to be there when they are not, able to augment the real world.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the latest augmented reality tricks to make it out of the labs. Demonstrating how we may be interacting with digital content in the not too distant future, we hope. Set back, relax and let the realization sink in, augmented reality is just like reality only better.

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The DPT-S1 A4 Digital Paper by Sony, Plastic Displays Appear…

The paperless office may still be a long way from becoming reality but one more piece of the puzzle has just fallen into place. Sony has this week announced the release of their Digital Paper, hoping to shift the world one step closer to an entirely paperless office.

Sony’s new DPT-S1 is hoping to displace one of the most ubiquitous and user friendly device ever invented, no small task.

In order to achieve the paperless revolution Sony has a technological revolution occurring behind the bezel of the DPT. This is the first device to use the new Mobius flexible plastic display. A technology that should see cheaper and more durable displays evolve.

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Virtually News, Facebook and Sony go to Virtual Reality War…

Facebook declared a virtual reality war this week with the announcement that it has purchased Oculus and their Rift VR headset for $2 billion in cash and shares. With Sony recently announcing its Project Morpheus VR headset for the PS4 the scene has been set for the battle to control virtual reality.

Taking 3D to the extreme the latest generation VR headsets are able to immerse you in an experience so deeply that it will make you weak at the knees. Unlike 3D glasses the Rift and Morpheus fill your vision and are interactive, your movements and actions are also part of the virtual world it takes you too. Seriously this shit will make you fall over and reach for the barf bag it’s so intense.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is a specially prepared selection of VR videos. The reaction to Oculus videos are plain hilarious, while the game demo’s are just plain impressive. Sit back, relax and let the VR headset do all the work for you.

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