Posts tagged with "Sony"

E3 Coverage On MCM Buzz – Are You Ready?

E3 Coverage On MCM Buzz – Are You Ready?
As most of our readers will know by now, it’s Christmas wishlist time for gamers!  That’s right, people: this week, it’s E3, a time when the video game world waits with baited breath to see what some of the world’s biggest gaming companies are planning to bring to their consoles, as well as what you can expect from them in terms of future download content. So ready your popcorn, have your energy drinks at hand, and... 

Pixels posters show iconic video game characters invade Earth

Pixels posters show iconic video game characters invade Earth
Sony Columbia Pictures have unveiled five new posters for director Chris Columbus’ upcoming film Pixels. Interestingly, neither of them show the film’s stars, but instead feature video game characters such as Pac-Man and Donkey Kong. Based on the short film by Patrick Jean, Pixels sees intergalactic aliens attack Earth, using video games as models. To combat the threat, President Will Cooper (Kevin James) calls on his childhood friend Sam Brenner... 

Final Fantasy A New World London Tickets still available!

Final Fantasy A New World London Tickets still available!
Having been on sale since August 29th, you would have thought that all of the tickets for the Final Fantasy A New World concert in London would have sold out, however at the time of writing they have not and indeed there are still a few left. The concert takes place on October 31st at St John’s Smith Square and is from the producers of the Final Fantasy Distant Worlds concerts. It will be conducted by Final Fantasy concert veteran Arnie Roth and... 

The new Xbox One exclusive is… TOMB RAIDER!

The new Xbox One exclusive is… TOMB RAIDER!
It is not unusual in these ultra-competitive times for games consoles to have titles exclusive to them. After all Microsoft’s Xbox has Halo, and Sony’s PlayStation has the Uncharted franchise. What is unusual, though, is for a high value and previously multi-platform franchise to completely change its sales model and become a one brand band. That is exactly what has happened, however, as the next Tomb Raider game, Rise Of The Tomb Raider,... 

the GazettE go classy with Sony Walkman collaboration

the GazettE go classy with Sony Walkman collaboration
Within the Japanese rock scene there aren’t many who haven’t heard of the legendary group the GazettE, and now to further their expansion across the world they have joined forces with Sony for two very special collaboration WALKMAN models. They were launched in Japan on August 4th and will be released in the UK, France and Germany soon after.Pre-installed in the special WALKMAN’s is the GazettE’s never-before-seen music video... 

Speeding into Cinemas: Sony and Sega to Make a Sonic the Hedgehog Film

Speeding into Cinemas: Sony and Sega to Make a Sonic the Hedgehog Film
Gaming’s most famous blue hedgehog is set to speed his way onto the big screen, thanks to a collaboration between Sony Pictures Entertainment and the SEGA SAMMY Group’s Marza Animation Planet. Produced by Neal H. Moritz (22 Jump Street, Fast and Furious, I Am Legend) under his Original Film banner alongside Takeshi Ito (Sonic: Night of the Werehog, Wagaya no Oinari-sama) and Mie Onishi for Marza, the as-yet untitled Sonic the Hedgehog... 

Sony highlights shrinking market for disc media – Could streaming replace physical media?

Sony highlights shrinking market for disc media – Could streaming replace physical media?
Sony recently lowered its estimated earnings for the fiscal year ending 31 March, 2014. Having expected to earn ¥80 billion ($782 million / £463 million) during the financial year, it has now revised that figure to ¥26 billion ($254 million / £150 million). One of the reasons behind this was down to “additional expenses” incurred with Sony selling and exiting the PC market. However, the other was the fall in sales for Blu-Ray, with Sony citing... 

Console Wars – Sony Plans SEGA vs Nintendo Movie

Console Wars – Sony Plans SEGA vs Nintendo Movie
An Atlantic Books press release has hinted at plans for a movie based on Blake Harris‘s upcoming Console Wars book, Kotaku is reporting. The book, which tells the story of the popularity battle that raged between SEGA and Nintendo during the 90s, isn’t actually due for publication until May, but interest in adapting it has already been expressed by, of all companies, Sony (responsible for creating the console which ultimately overtook... 

WWE Network to launch February 24th in the US

WWE Network to launch February 24th in the US
WWE have finally confirmed what has been rumoured for a long time now – that the WWE Network will launch as an on-demand streaming service starting February 24th in the US, and rolling out to the United Kingdom and other countries towards the end of this year/beginning of 2015. The historic announcement took place at CES and featured Vince McMahon, joined by superstars John Cena, Shawn Michaels, Stone Cold Steve Austin and of course Triple H.... 

The Avengers Effect – Venom & Sinister Six Spider-Man Spin-Offs Announced

The Avengers Effect – Venom & Sinister Six Spider-Man Spin-Offs Announced
Sony has revealed plans to expand its Spider-Man franchise to incorporate other Marvel comic-book characters. In addition to the franchise’s web-slinging hero, villains Venom and The Sinister Six are now set to star in their own spin-off movies. Alongside franchise newcomer Ed Solomon, Amazing Spider-Man 2 writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will write the script for Venom, with Kurtzman directing, and spidey co-writer Jeff Pinkner collaborating... 
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