The Sony PlayStation VR. Photograph: Sony/PA Wire

With 2016 set to be the year for virtual reality to hit the market, Sony took to the stage at games event GDC to reveal new details of its PlayStatio(...)

Attendees react to  announcements during a Sony event ahead of  E3 in Los Angeles. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

At E3 this year, Sony had a lot to live up to. Earlier in the day, Microsoft had pulled off a people pleasing press conference, announcing a mix of(...)

 Gamers play Nintendo’s new game Splatoon at  E3  in Los Angeles, California. Photographh: Michael Nelson/EPA

When the dust settles and the spoils are counted, who will emerge as the victor from this year’s E3? Last year, things were a lot more clear cut. Sony(...)

 Andrew House, president and group CEO for Sony Computer Entertainment, introduces Destiny at the Sony PlayStation press conference. Photograph: Michael Nelson/EPA

This year, the E3 expo was supposed to be all about the games, but it seems Sony couldn’t resist throwing in a bit of hardware into the mix. While Mic(...)

A Sony PlayStation 4 console  on display at a Game Stop store during the Sony PlayStation 4 midnight launch event in San Francisco, California. Photographer: Erin Lubin/Bloomberg

Sony kicked off the next generation console war with the launch of its PlayStation 4 in the US at midnight. The console is forming the centrepiece of (...)

Sony Computer Entertainment president Andrew House said the company expects the new PlayStation 4 console to be profitable in a shorter time than its predecessor. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

Sony aims to sell five million of its new PlayStation 4 game consoles worldwide in the financial year to March 31st, 2014, Sony’s game unit chief, And(...)

Sony yesterday showed off the user interface for the PlayStation 4 at the Gamescom exhibition in Germany, and announced a price drop for both PlayStation Vita and the 12GB PlayStation 3 console to €199. Photograph: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg

Sony has set the date for its upcoming face-off with Microsoft, announcing the PlayStation 4 will go on sale in November. The next-generation games co(...)