dear-sony-advertisement-is-not-news

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“News” by Matt S. One of the biggest things to come from Sony’s big day of announcements today was, apparently, an advertisement. I wish I was joking, but of course, capitalism and such, so I’m not. There was a press release about it and everything, as though it was something…

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The Week in Review: May 14, 2021

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Video by Matt S. This week in the week in review! 1) The upcoming Wholesome Games Direct: https://www.digitallydownloaded.net/2021/05/the-next-wholesome-games-direct-date.html 2) EA and Ubisoft plans: https://twitter.com/geoffkeighley/status/1392231459071528962 Sony PS5 Shortages into 2022: https://twitter.com/IGN/status/1391800460554784772 3) Sony has 25 games in development: https://www.gematsu.com/2021/05/sony-interactive-entertainment-has-over-25-ps5-games-in-development 4) Project Zero 2 celebrates 20th anniversary in the worst way: https://www.siliconera.com/fatal-frame-receives-a-face-lift-and-revival-as-a-pachislot-machine/…

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The Week in Review: April 30, 2021

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Video by Matt S. This week in the week in review! 1) Sony and Microsoft enjoy good financial results: https://www.siliconera.com/sonys-game-and-network-services-revenue-totals-25-billion-dollars/ And https://metro.co.uk/2021/04/28/xbox-sales-up-50-as-microsoft-has-best-year-of-sales-ever-14485047/ 2) A lost Castlevania game is re-found: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2021/04/now-you-can-play-the-cancelled-dreamcast-castlevania-prototype/ 3) A new The Last Of Us has been conceived: https://twitter.com/MattSainsb/status/1387339043185246209 4) SEGA and NFTs. Sigh: https://www.siliconera.com/sega-will-begin-selling-nft-based-on-its-ips/ 5) Citizen Kane…

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on-game-preservation-and-archiving

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Video by Matt S. Sony’s announcement that it was ending support for the PlayStation Stores on PS3, Vita and PSP has re-ignited a discussion about game preservation and archiving; what we can do to help preserve all these works of art from many decades of game development history, and what…

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The Week in Review: February 2, 2021

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Video by Matt S. Welcome to our new weekly video feature, where we pick the biggest games stories and social media discussions of the week and quickly share some perspectives on them. This week we look at: Playism digital store to be discontinued: https://twitter.com/gosokkyu/status/1363720201338953729The sad death of Anthem: https://twitter.com/gameinformer/status/1364655623556763657Sony to…

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