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Sony Finally Admits That Its New, Upgraded PlayStation 4 Is Coming

It's like when you walk into a surprise party you knew about.

Sony's PlayStation 4 "Neo," an upgraded version of PlayStation 4 hardware rumored to be aimed at providing an improved VR experience, has finally been officially announced ahead of E3. Sadly, it won't be at E3, but at least we can all admit it exists now—and we've got official (if vague) word from Sony on what it's all about!

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Miles Morales May Be Spider-Man in Sony’s Next Animated Film

Though we won't be seeing him on the big screen in live action any time soon, we just heard some pretty great news. Miles Morales may be Spider-Man in Sony's next animated Spidey feature!

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Kesha’s Back: Singer Returns to the Studio With Zedd to Record New Music

Kesha is back in the studio recording new music thanks to the help of fellow music artist friend Zedd.

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Less is More: Why Short Video Games Still Rock

Seriously, not every game needs endless side quests.

Got 50 hours to finish a video game? How about several titles of that length, all stacking up in your to-do list? The game industry has shifted towards long open-world games, but they're forgetting that there's still something very powerful—and fun—about a 10-hour game with a great narrative.

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A Goosebumps Sequel Is in the Works

Much like Slappy the dummy in R. L. Stine's Night of the Living Dummy II, Goosebumps is "still walking...still stalking."

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Today in Gaming: PlayStation 5 May Not Exist, Xbox 360 Production Ceased, & More

Today marks the end of an era in gaming as the production of the Xbox 360, which released in stores over ten years ago, has been halted. That's a pretty healthy lifespan for a game console—or any piece of technology, really—but it also seems like that kind of longevity in gaming is coming to an end ... if it's not over already. It just might be, based on comments about the future from Sony's PlayStation president.

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Details on Sony’s PlayStation 4 Upgrade, “Neo,” Finally Leak Out

The PS4 knows kung fu.

As Sony (reportedly) prepares developers for the specifications on its upgraded PlayStation 4 model and begins shipping out dev units, it was only a matter of time before we knew just what the capabilities of the new machine would be. Now, multiple sources have confirmed the tech specs, but speculation is still open as to just what role Sony expects this console to fill.

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GameStop COO Says New Console Launches “Imminent,” but Which Ones?

GameStahhhhp I can't take all the rumors anymore.

The companies that actually sell video game consoles and games to consumers usually know what's coming at least a little down the line in the industry, and GameStop COO Tony Bartel reminded us all of that fact with recent comments on upcoming console releases. They also can't tell us too much or risk angering the console giants, so just what his words meant is a bit up for interpretation.

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Kesha Told She’s Not a Slave to Sony, Has Her Case Against Them Thrown Out of Court

The ongoing saga of Kesha's attempt to free herself from working with Dr. Luke and Sony Records came to a startling and frankly disappointing end today as a New York judge sided with Sony's request to dismiss the case entirely.

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Rumor: Potential Spider-man Reboot Title Fueling Speculation

Sony has registered a domain name that's bringing up a lot of possibilities for Kevin Feige's reboot of the web-slinging superhero.

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Oculus Rift Launches Today With Competition on Its Heels From HTC and Sony

Today marks a big step forward for virtual reality that probably will actually, finally be a real thing that we all use in the relatively near future. The Oculus Rift, the headset that basically sparked the current virtual reality trend with its early attention, is finally here, but it's got competition on the way from HTC and PlayStation, the latter of which might be entering the PC arena for a more direct face-off.

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PlayStation VR Price, Release Timing Announced; Sony Responds on Xbox Cross-Platform Play

It's the 2016 game developers conference this week in California, and that means we're getting some random news tidbits along with all the games being shown there. Today, we finally have a price and release date on Sony's "Project Morpheus" virtual reality headset now known as PlayStation VR. We also get to watch Sony and Microsoft dance a little more around the idea of letting their customers play together online.

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Microsoft Opens the Door for Cross-Console Online Play With Xbox One

You know, if anyone would be into that *cough* Sony *cough.*

Lots of games are available to play on multiple platforms, but that doesn't mean that they all play nice together. In the future, they might, as Microsoft has just opened up to the possibility of Xbox Live gamers not only competing online against Windows users but players on "other other console networks," as well.

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Ghostbusters Animated Feature Film Has Found a Director!

As we reported this past Fall, the Ghostbusters (yes, the Real ones!) are getting an animated feature-length film. Now, it seems that those plans are continuing to move forward as the film has found its director!

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Things We Saw Today: Help Make This Rolling LEGO BB-8 Official

They see me rollin'

The one-upmanship of BB-8 toys continues! The newest contender for definitive BB was designed entirely out of LEGO parts by master builders Mark Smiley and James Garrett (yep, even BB-8's spherical body is officially LEGO--Smiley and Garrett re-used a plastic sphere that was initially part of Subulba's Podracer set).

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Taylor Swift Donates $250,000 to Kesha in Show of Solidarity

We've been talking about Kesha's legal troubles for a while now, and after the horrific recent ruling that basically placed contractual obligations over a young woman's mental and physical well-being, people have been speaking out against Sony and a legal system that would prioritize the bottom line over a woman's life in this way. Yesterday, Demi Lovato issued a challenge to feminists that haven't been speaking up to speak up in Kesha's favor and show support. Enter Taylor Swift.

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Halsey, Lady Gaga, Lorde, Ariana Grande and More Tweet in Support of Kesha

Believe women. Support women.

In light of the ruling against Kesha's bid for injunction yesterday, several celebrities in the music industry vocalized their support for her on social media, including Halsey, Lady Gaga, Lorde, Ariana Grande and Kelly Clarkson, and the hashtags #FreeKesha and #SonySupportsRape began trending on Twitter. A petition signed by over 50,000 people so far is urging Sony not to force Kesha to work with her alleged abuser.

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Judge Denies Kesha’s Release From Contract With Dr. Luke, Her Alleged Abuser

There's a new development in the Kesha v Dr. Luke case today as New York Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich has denied Kesha's bid for injunction, which is basically a request to get out of her contract with Dr. Luke, who she alleges drugged and raped her during their time working together.

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Sony Gives Us a Glimpse of the Ghostbusters’ Newest Ride

Because Bustin' is a stylish business.

Ghostbusters transportation is important.

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Jennifer Lawrence Continues Gender Wage Gap Conversation; Should Stop Being Hard on Herself

In a recent interview with Charlie Rose, Jennifer Lawrence revisits her recent Lenny letter in which she talks about the gender wage gap in Hollywood. However both in that letter, and in the video above, Lawrence seems to put the onus of the wage gap on women like herself.

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