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On Oct. 8, Sony announced the upcoming release of the PlayStation 5.

Sony announces PlayStation 5

By Jacob Roushia | October 15, 2019

The PlayStation 5 has officially been announced and given a release date of Fall 2020. On Oct. 8, Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, announced the official name of their next generation console and when it will be released...

PlayStation Now drops its prices

PlayStation Now drops its prices

By Jacob Roushia | October 7, 2019

Sony’s gaming subscription service PlayStation Now has dropped its prices 50% to compete with rival video game subscription services. The price drop was made official Oct. 1.PlayStation Now’s price went down from $19.99 a month to $9.99 month. Its...

Video Game companies pledge to combat climate change

By Jacob Roushia | October 1, 2019

21 video game companies have committed to fight climate change. This news comes after the UN Climate Change Summit from Sept. 21 to 23.The 21 companies include Microsoft, PlayStation and Google. Each company has made a pledge to fight climate change in...