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PlayStation turns Detroit: Become Human helper android loose in Sydney, Australians predictably alarmed

Quantic Dream’s newest cinematic, choice-based adventure title Detroit: Become Human hit store shelves this week. Adored by our reviewer and reviled by others, the game was always going to be a polarising one. To capitalise on the hype surrounding the game and its story about humans treating androids as awfully as they treat each other, PlayStation Australia dressed a local actor like one of the Cyberlife Androids from the game and released them onto the streets of Sydney to see how the public would react. Continue reading PlayStation turns Detroit: Become Human helper android loose in Sydney, Australians predictably alarmed

Tech Review: Sony HT-MT300 Soundbar: Phenomenal cosmic power, itty bitty living space

For a company like Sony to release a soundbar isn’t terribly surprising — every electronics maker and their Google Assistant speaker’s got one these days. What is surprising is the amount of forethought, of user consideration that has gone into Sony’s HT-MT300 soundbar. It’s thought about space, its thought about features, its thought about potential setup expansion. Continue reading Tech Review: Sony HT-MT300 Soundbar: Phenomenal cosmic power, itty bitty living space

Tech Review: Sony WI-1000X Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones: Plane weird

I frequently argue in my headphone reviews that the look, the exterior design of a particular kit is rarely terribly important to me. If a pair of headphones sound great, I’m usually happy to wear them  no matter how hideous they may be. Sony’s WI-1000X Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones have broken my resolve. They do sound great and the noise cancellation is quite solid. But I can’t get past how ugly they are. Continue reading Tech Review: Sony WI-1000X Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones: Plane weird

Tech Review: Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones: The real deal

I can be prickly when reviewing headphones. I try not to be, but as the son of a musician I was raised in a home where good quality sound was considered very important and its an expectation I’ve never been able to shake in adulthood. I expect a lot from my headphones, even the cheap ones. I don’t like being mean to headphones that don’t measure up to my lofty personal standards, but it means that when I encounter a pair that does, I get to lavish them with praise. Thus, this review will be about me lavishing praise upon Sony’s WH-1000XM2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones. Continue reading Tech Review: Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones: The real deal

Tech Review: Sony LF-S50G Google Assistant Built-in Wireless Speaker: It’s a kind of magic

With voice assistant speakers now creating a stir in the market with Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Home Pod and more, it was only a matter of time before the Google Assistant wave arrived. Arrive it has, and Sony is leading the charge with their LF-S50G Wireless Speaker. Continue reading Tech Review: Sony LF-S50G Google Assistant Built-in Wireless Speaker: It’s a kind of magic

You could win an ultra-rare 20th Anniversary PS4 console by donating to Gaming4Life

Sony and Twitch have partnered on a month of live Twitch charity drives called Gaming4Life 2018 with the goal of raising money for the youth cancer program You Can. The best part? Anyone with a Twitch account can help out. Continue reading You could win an ultra-rare 20th Anniversary PS4 console by donating to Gaming4Life