Is This a Long-Lost Prototype of the "Nintendo PlayStation?"

At the summer Consumer Electronics Show in 1991, Sony announced that it was jumping into the video game hardware market for the first time, partnering with Nintendo to release something called a “PlayStation.” The device never made it to market—for reasons I’ll explain shortly—but someone on reddit may have come… » 7/03/15 6:30pm Friday 6:30pm

Lady Ghostbusters Means Girl-Friendly Ghostbusters Merchandise, Too!

The role of movie merchandise, and the way it doesn’t include women, has been a hot discussion topic lately, with the likes of Star Wars and Marvel coming under fire — but thankfully, it looks like the upcoming Ghostbusters films won’t have that problem, and it’s thanks to the all-lady Ghostbusting team. » 6/15/15 9:00am 6/15/15 9:00am

7 Games We Saw in Action That Never Came Out

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It’s frankly ridiculous how close some games are to finished when they are cancelled - or, conversely, how vaporous they can be when they’re first shown. At trade shows, you see maybe 50 games in the space of 4 or 5 days, and a small proportion of them fade into the background and are never heard from again. Sometimes… » 4/29/15 4:29pm 4/29/15 4:29pm

It's The Special Spider-Man Postal Apocalypse Spectacular!

That's right, Monday's news that Sony would let Marvel Studios borrow Spider-Man for their Cinematic Universe in exchange for a wee bit of help making Spidey movies that don't suck, has taken the nerd-o-sphere by storm. You wrote so many letters I was forced to do make all-Spidey special edition of the mailbag. Thwip! » 2/11/15 9:00am 2/11/15 9:00am

Spider-Man Joins Captain America: Civil War And More Movie Updates

The news/ramifications/fallout from last night's bombshell announcement that Sony would let Marvel play with their Spider-Man figures (so to speak) continue! The WSJ confirms Spidey will make his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Captain America: Civil War while Sony's Sinister Six movie is back on! » 2/10/15 11:52am 2/10/15 11:52am

​If You Had A PSN Account In 2011, Here's How To Get Free Stuff Now

More than three years ago, a crippling internet attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network and interrupted service for more than a month. Legal showdowns ensued and today, people in the U.S. who used the company's online services can begin the process of getting their share of a $15 million settlement. Here's how. » 1/23/15 4:07pm 1/23/15 4:07pm

Xbox Live And PlayStation Network Knocked Offline For Much Of Christmas…

We hope you weren't planning to play many games online on Christmas. Xbox users in North America and Europe are having difficulties logging into Xbox Live today, and PlayStation owners are suffering similar problems. Some Internet troublemakers are claiming they knocked both offline. Bah humbug to this. » 12/25/14 5:23pm 12/25/14 5:23pm