Former Sega of America CEO Talks No Partnership With Sony on New Console 20 Years Ago

Posted by Evolve on October 15, 2018 at 8:52 AM | Views: 11379 | In: PS3 News

Just a few days after Sega announced their downsizing plans at the end of January, Games Industry went to the DICE Summit and sat down with Tom Kalinske, who was the CEO of Sega of America in the early 1990s, eventually leaving in 1996 to work for LeapFrog. Addressing Sega’s shift from a console ...

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Sony Ending PlayStation Mobile Later This Year

Posted by Evolve on September 22, 2018 at 3:25 PM | Views: 8722 | In: Vita News

Launched in October 2012, Sony announced today that PlayStation Mobile will be discontinued later this year. As of July 15, 2015, the distribution of content will end, then on September 10, 2015, in-app purchases/re-downloads of purchased content will be discontinued. Additionally, September 10 see...

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PS4 Sales Exceed 20.2 Million Units Sold Worldwide

Posted by Evolve on July 20, 2018 at 8:32 PM | Views: 7924 | In: PS3 News

In a press release, Sony announced today that they have sold more than 20.2 million PS4 consoles around the world as of March 1st, 2015. If 20.2 million sounds like a huge number, that’s because it is. Compare this to the PS3, which had yet to achieve 13 million units sold in its first 18 months,...

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Iconic PS2 Console Turns 15

Posted by Evolve on March 18, 2017 at 9:23 AM | Views: 7619 | In: PS3 News

In case you didn’t know, the PlaySation 2 turns 15-years old today! Possibly the most iconic PlayStation console in history, the PS2 is mostly part of the conversation whenever “best ever console” debates crop up. PS2’s software library can just about encapsulate every taste from the amount...

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SEGA Begins Downsizing as They Look to Focus on Mobile & PC Online Games

Posted by Evolve on October 13, 2016 at 5:18 AM | Views: 7907 | In: iPhone News

As part of a downsizing for the company, SEGA of America President John Cheng announced that their North American operations will move from San Francisco to Southern California, with relocation packages being offered to many employees. Unfortunately, there will be layoffs to “streamline operations...

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Sony Shipped 6.4 Million PS4s Final Quarter Last Year

Posted by Evolve on February 17, 2015 at 3:34 AM | Views: 6916 | In: PS3 News

Sony reported their Q3 Fiscal Year results for the three months ending December 31, 2014 today, revealing that 6.4 million PlayStation 4s were shipped during the quarter, up from 4.5 million shipped in Q3 of the previous fiscal year. Since launch, the PS4 has sold 18.5 million units. In terms of sa...

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Sony: “Software is No Longer a Problem on PS Vita”

Posted by Evolve on December 19, 2014 at 5:24 PM | Views: 7802 | In: Vita News

As part of a look ahead at PlayStation indies in 2015, Shahid Ahmad, Senior Business Development Manager at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, was interviewed by MCV UK recently. Among the various topics discussed, Ahmad was asked about Sony’s plans for the PlayStation Vita in the UK, and he rev...

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PS4 and PS Vita Chinese launch date set for January 11

Posted by Evolve on December 19, 2014 at 5:14 PM | Views: 7187 | In: Vita News

At their press conference in Shanghai, Sony Computer Entertainment revealed the launch date for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in the People's Republic of China: January 11, 2014. The PS4 will retail for 2,899 Yuan (~$468 US), a significant amount cheaper (~$130 US less) than the 3,699 (~$59...

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PS4 sails past one million mark in France

Posted by Evolve on December 19, 2014 at 5:05 PM | Views: 6769 | In: PS3 News

ayStation 4 has now sold over one million units in France, Sony’s relevant contingent has announced on Twitter. The news follows similar successes in regions such as Germany and England – proving that PS4’s got a bit of a stranglehold on the market share. Employing our meager math skills, tha...

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Microsoft ships 10 million Xbox Ones in first year

Posted by Evolve on November 20, 2014 at 4:53 AM | Views: 7406 | In: X360 News

Microsoft revealed today that it will have shipped over 10 million consoles to retailers “shortly.” This milestone comes exactly 3 months after Sony first revealed it shipped 10 million PS4s. Despite the PS4’s outselling the Xbox One for around nine months, Microsoft hits that Sony’s winning...

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