Sony boosts outlook as PlayStation heads for record year

Business / Corporate Oct 30, 2018

Sony boosts outlook as PlayStation heads for record year

Sony Corp. upgraded its earnings outlook for a second straight quarter, thanks to a plethora of hit video-game titles that are boosting the PlayStation business. Operating profit for the current fiscal year through March will be ¥870 billion ($7.72 billion), up from the prior forecast ...

Updates for the fan boys and girls

Digital | ON: GAMES Jul 23, 2017

Updates for the fan boys and girls

by Brian Ashcraft

Ready to paint the town again? Nintendo's colorful third-person shooter returns, ready to splatter players with ink and cuteness. When released in 2015, "Splatoon" was a big departure for Nintendo. First, it was a multiplayer shooter. Second, its vibrant color palette ushered in a new ...

Unusual controllers preside at BitSummit

Digital May 28, 2017

Unusual controllers preside at BitSummit

by Jason Coskrey

A man wearing a blue shirt and box over his head wandered the floor at Kyoto's Miyako Messe exhibition hall. As passersby stopped to look, he handed them empty lotion pump bottles and invited them to try squirting them. It was a quirky moment, and ...