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(...)