Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sony Hopes To Sell 5 Million PS4 Consoles By 31 Mar 2014

Sony PlayStation 4

Sony has set an optimistic sales target for its upcoming PlayStation 4 (PS4) next-generation video game console, aiming to shift 5 million units before the end of the company’s current fiscal year which finishes on the 31st of March 2014. Andrew House, Sony Computer Entertainment’s president and group CEO, made the announcement at the firm’s press conference at the Tokyo ... Read More »

Sony & FIFA To Broadcast Brazil 2014 World Cup Final In 4K Ultra HD

Football

At the company’s IBC press conference in Amsterdam, Sony has announced plans to film and broadcast next year’s Brazil World Cup Final in glorious ultra high-definition (UHD) resolution, following successful tests of 4K broadcasting at the FIFA Confederations Cup this summer. FIFA’s TV director Niclas Ericson confirmed the news at IBC, saying that delivering the Brazil 2014 World Cup Final ... Read More »

Sony PS4′s Installed Base To Be 20% Higher Than Xbox One: Forecast

Sony PS4

It’s still a good couple of months before Sony’s and Microsoft’s latest next-generation video game consoles are unleashed onto the mass gaming public, but already the war between the PlayStation 4 (PS4) and the Xbox One is shaping up to be a titanic clash – and one that Sony is far better positioned to win, according to the latest forecast ... Read More »

8K Ultra HD Planned For Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Making 4K Redundant

8K

Ultra HD television might be in its early stages with the first affordable 4K TV sets only released in the UK this year, but could its ‘next-generation’ billing be ever so slightly premature? Reports suggest that could well be the case, with Japanese broadcaster NHK announcing plans to skip out on 4K altogether, and use the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as ... Read More »

100GB 4K Blu-ray Outed Ahead Of Official BDA Announcement

4k Blu-ray

Singulus Technologies, a manufacturer of optical disc replication equipment, appears to have blown the cover of the next-gen 4K Blu-ray Disc format ahead of any official announcement by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA). The company has just announced the BLULINE III, a machine capable of replicating triple-layer 100GB Blu-ray Discs. Given the recent consumer electronics industry rush of 4K Ultra ... Read More »