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Nintendo Switch Confirmed The Price and Release Date

The Nintendo Switch launches on March 3 for $300 in the US, Nintendo confirmed during its livestream presentation on Thursday night. Switch will launch simultaneously in the US, Canada, Japan, “major European...

The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 1/17/2017

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WhatsApp security flaw? Researcher claims bug allows snooping on encrypted messages, but tech firm...

Facebook-owned WhatsApp encrypts messages that its 1 billion users send to one another, but a UC Berkeley cryptography and security researcher claims the app has a bug that can be exploited...

PlayStation Blogcast 233: Seven Bridges Rohde

Ahoy hoy! We’re only in the second week of January, so we feel it’s still appropriate to take the time to reflect on 2016. To help us do that on this...

Facebook pages down for some users

Some Facebook users looking to browse the pages of news outlets, nonprofits and other businesses instead saw an error message, creating a headache for social media managers on Friday. Users started reported...

Trump’s tweets: L.L. Bean boycott, plus should Mexico buy Twitter and shut it down?

Our latest episode of how Donald Trump’s use of Twitter has affected businesses and markets features American retailer L.L. Bean — and Mexican currency traders. Preppy and outdoor-clothes seller L.L. Bean is...

RWBY: Grimm Eclipse Launching January 17 on PS4

From all of us here at Rooster Teeth Games, we are extremely excited to announce RWBY: Grimm Eclipse is launching January 17 on PS4! That’s right! In partnership with our friends at...

Former Sony Exec Says That PlayStation Vita Came “Too Late”

The PlayStation Vita is a “nice machine,” but it came “too late” to find and sustain a meaningful audience. That’s the opinion of Jack Tretton, the former CEO of SCEA who...

AT&T, Verizon likely violating net neutrality, FCC says

AT&T and Verizon are likely violating net neutrality rules, the Federal Communications Commission has determined, but don’t expect the agency to do anything about it. Thanks to Donald Trump’s election, the FCC will be...

Bay Area tech workers brace for fight against Trump

As the clock winds down before President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, tech workers in the Bay Area are prepping for an uphill battle against the incoming administration. A group called Tech Solidarity has...

A Rose in the Twilight Arrives April 11 on PS Vita

Hey dood! This is Judith from NIS America, and I’m here to announce that A Rose in the Twilight is arriving on PS Vita April 11, 2017! From the creator of htoL#NiQ:...

The Winners: PlayStation.Blog Game of the Year 2016

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Sign Up For the Next PS4 System Software Beta

It’s nearly time for another major system software update for PS4, and we could use your help beta-testing before it launches. Starting today, you can sign up for a chance to...

New Styx: Shards of Darkness Trailer Showcases a Stealthy Ploy

Hello! Julien Desourteaux here to introduce our game via the latest trailer before our launch in March this year. Today, you can watch Styx subvert Elven defenses in a stealthy attack that...

Instagram to show video ads in Snapchat-like ‘Stories’

Instagram took a page out of Snapchat’s playbook when it launched a feature in August called “Stories” that allows users to post video and photos that disappear after 24 hours. Now the...

Facebook launches journalism project

Facebook on Wednesday launched a journalism project to help those who gather news. “At Facebook, our mission is to connect the world, including connecting people with the information they want and need,” the company...

Trump and Russia dossier: 4chan takes credit for ‘golden showers’

As if the story about Donald Trump and compromising information Russians allegedly have on him couldn’t get any crazier, 4chan has added itself to the mix. That’s right, 4chan, the infamous bulletin...

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star Launches January 17 on PS4, PS Vita

After about a year’s work on our end, it’s great to see the launch of Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star just around the corner. If you’re seeing the game for the first...

Horizon Zero Dawn Trailer Reveals New Friends and Foes

To date, Horizon‘s trailers have offered glimpses of the game’s majestic, post-post-apocalyptic world and awe-inspiring machines. There’s a lot we’ve yet to show, but we’re starting the new year with a...

Facebook’s cabal of senior engineers blocks diversity hires: report

Silicon Valley tech’s diversity problem can’t be solved merely by recruiting women and black and Latino people — they actually have to be hired. Much is made of boosting the “pipeline” of...