Responding to Polygon, SCEA senior producer Tsubasa Inaba said that there's a chance The Playroom, Sony's tech-demo-slash-sandbox which was used to demonstrate the new PlayStation Camera at E3, would be available on the console at launch. "We hope to have a more definitive answer in the next month or two," he added. » 7/16/13 7:20am 7/16/13 7:20am

Artist Says The Last of Us Ripped Off His Boston Subway Map Redesign…

A transit-map enthusiast who painstakingly redesigned Boston's MBTA rail map says The Last of Us took his work, without his permission and without compensating him, for use in the game. He's not happy about it. » 6/25/13 3:30pm 6/25/13 3:30pm

New Caps, Old Parks Welcome You Back to The Show

Do sports video games deserve a spoiler alert? If I don't put one here, I'm sure someone will complain about it. Over the weekend I heard various reports of MLB 13 The Show being sold before it's supposed to hit shelves next week. Someone got their hands on a copy and have been feeding Operation Sports all kinds of… » 2/26/13 11:00am 2/26/13 11:00am

Sony Patent Could Stop You From Playing Used Games, Possibly on the…

A patent application published today resurrects the rumor that Sony's next gaming console will suppress the playing of used games, and outlines how such a scheme would be accomplished without the use of an always-on Internet connection for verification. In short, an RFID ID stamped onto the new discs would track their… » 1/03/13 10:00am 1/03/13 10:00am

Sony Thinks It Will Sell Slightly Fewer PS Vitas and PSPs

Don't fret! Sony is doing better and slowly turning things around. However, the Tokyo-based electronics giant is a little less bullish on its gaming handhelds. From Reuters: "Sony cut its forecast for full-year sales of its hand-held PSP and Vita game consoles to 10 million from a previous forecast of 12 million." » 11/01/12 4:15am 11/01/12 4:15am

Anonymous Claims PSN Hack Affecting 10 Million Accounts [Update: It's a…

Anonymous claims it broke into the PlayStation Network and has a 50 gigabyte database of email accounts and their passwords. Ten million accounts "are at risk," says the hacker involved. The passwords appear to be encrypted, and many of the accounts published in this document appear to be from northern Europe. This… » 8/15/12 1:53pm 8/15/12 1:53pm

LittleBigPlanet Karting Crosses the Finish Line in November

The coolest kart racer we never knew we wanted fires the starting gun on November 6, when creative types begin flooding the PlayStation Network with crazy tracks for the crazy racers of LittleBigPlanet Karting. » 8/07/12 9:18am 8/07/12 9:18am

PlayStation Plus Subscribers Will Get In First During PlayStation…

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale will get a public beta this fall, following a private beta that, over the weekend, was said to reveal eight more characters from the game's roster and what appeared to be all of its stages. » 8/02/12 10:00pm 8/02/12 10:00pm

PSN Picked a Strange Weekend to Have an Outage [Update]

Good old Error 8071053D is back if you try to sign into PlayStation Network from your PlayStation 3. If you try to log in to a PlayStation web site, you get a page tells you the site is down for maintenance. These outages affect North American servers. » 6/09/12 2:27pm 6/09/12 2:27pm

The Top 10 "Platinumed" Games on the PlayStation 3

On a question from a reader, the PlayStation Blog dug through Sony's telemetry and produced a list of the 10 games with the most Platinum trophy winners. Platinum trophies, of course, are awarded when someone collects all of the trophies available in a title. » 3/03/12 3:00pm 3/03/12 3:00pm

Sony's U.S. Chief Says a PS4 Reveal Would be "a Distraction" in 2012

Further solidifying the stance that we're not gonna hear anything about Sony's next console, Jack Tretton, the boss of Sony Computer Entertainment America, told IGN that we can rule out any PS4 reveal in 2012. » 2/18/12 2:00pm 2/18/12 2:00pm

Resistance's Official Site is Back Online After Seven-Week Outage

The official site for the Resistance series of games is back online, ending a seven-week outage and one of the strangest security breaches in a year that has seen quite enough of them. » 12/23/11 5:51pm 12/23/11 5:51pm

Sony Says No Malware Involved in Attack on Resistance Forums

A Nov. 11 breach of Resistance's official web site, including its forums, did not serve malware to visitors as some had alleged, Sony told Kotaku on Friday. Sony confirmed that an intrusion did take place, resulting in's immediate closure. The site remains offline as Sony works to rebuild it and close… » 12/02/11 11:30am 12/02/11 11:30am

Come Talk About Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Right Now!

Welcome, Kotaku Game Club, to the multiplayer edition of our Uncharted 3 talks! Thank you everyone for showing up a day early. I hope that you're as excited as I am to get a healthy gaming discussion in before the holiday.

In case you're stumbling upon the Game Club for the first time, our group meets on a weekly… » 11/23/11 4:00pm 11/23/11 4:00pm

Reminder: Kotaku Game Club is Meeting a Day Early This Week

Hey Game Clubbers, remember that our meeting on Uncharted 3 multiplayer is tomorrow instead of Thursday at 4pm Eastern. It's the last one of the month so come with ideas for our next game! » 11/22/11 12:20pm 11/22/11 12:20pm

Starhawk Private Beta Commences on Tuesday

The private beta for Starhawk, the spiritual descendant of 2007's downloadable hit Warhawk will commence on Tuesday, says Sony Computer Entertainment America. The beta will be "slow-rolled," so those who don't get an invitation on day one, don't give up hope; one may be on the way soon. » 11/20/11 2:00pm 11/20/11 2:00pm

Hey, Kotaku Game Club Let's Discuss the End of of Uncharted 3. Now.

This is it, folks! Here at Kotaku Game Club, we're talking about the final chapters of Uncharted 3. Right now, in the comments section below.
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