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The PlayStation 4 is copying tablets, and I like it

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Lead system architect Mark Cerny announces the design principles for PlayStation 4 at Sony’s kickoff event last week in New York City. Jussi Laakkonen is the founder and CEO of Applifier. The console war of today is no longer a battle between just Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. It’s expanded and...
The PlayStation 4 is copying tablets, and I like it
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Requiem For The PlayStation 2: What A Ride It Was

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After reports streamed in at the tail end of 2012 of the end to the PlayStation 2's nearly 13-year lifespan, the predictable response might be "so what?" After all, the end was inevitable - even the most popular game consoles don't last forever. Microsoft gave its first Xbox the axe...
Requiem For The PlayStation 2: What A Ride It Was

Sony PlayStation 3 global sales hit 70 million

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Sony said Friday it sold its 70 millionth PlayStation 3 console earlier this month, a major milestone for the game console that failed to match the popularity of its predecessor but survived a rocky history to become a hit product for the company. The PlayStation 3 went on sale...
Sony PlayStation 3 global sales hit 70 million

GameStop confirms June 1 end to PlayStation 2 trade-ins, will continue selling used stock 'for several months'

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GameStop is shuttering its PlayStation 2 trade-in business as of June 1st, a company spokesperson confirmed to Engadget. "We can confirm that as of June 1st we will no longer be accepting the PS2 console or its related product for trades," the statement reads. Several of GameStop's retail locations...
GameStop confirms June 1 end to PlayStation 2 trade-ins, will continue selling used stock 'for several months'

PlayStation 2 manufacture ends after 12 years

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Sony console launched in 2000 became most successful of all time, selling 150mIt was the console that defined an era - but now Sony's PlayStation 2 has finally reached game over. The company has confirmed to the Guardian that after 12 years and 150m units sold worldwide, making it the...
PlayStation 2 manufacture ends after 12 years

Forget Next-Gen Consoles; I Want This Retro Gaming All-in-One

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This retro gaming tower comes loaded with the original console boards from the NES, PlayStation 2, Sega Master System, and 20 other retro consoles....
Forget Next-Gen Consoles; I Want This Retro Gaming All-in-One
The DeanBeat: Microsoft and Sony should escape binary thinking

EA exec: Backward compatibility unlikely for next console generation

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Those of you hoping to sell off your old Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 if and when you upgrade to the next generation of systems might need to hold on to that hardware. Electronic Arts Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen recently said he doesn't think the new consoles expected...
EA exec: Backward compatibility unlikely for next console generation
Nintendo rumored to be preparing mini Wii for December launch

Gamestop to discontinue PlayStation 2 software sales

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The retailer wants to make room for Wii U software this year, and anticipates needing room for Xbox 720 and PlayStation 3 software in 2013 and beyond....
Gamestop to discontinue PlayStation 2 software sales
Tomonobu Itagaki pleads for game designers to create games that change people’s lives
Former Xbox 360 exec’s $1B pain and advice to entrepreneurs

MLB 2K12: Improved pitching, hitting and a sweet challenge

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MLB 2K12 kicks off baseball season with a Tuesday release date featuring Detroit Tigers pitching ace Justin Verlander on the cover. The game, $59.99, will be available on just about every system out there: the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, PlayStation 2, PSP, Nintendo DS and PC — though not...
MLB 2K12: Improved pitching, hitting and a sweet challenge
Sony hides PlayStation 3 sales data as profits fall

James Bond: why 007 games have almost never worked

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Rip-roaring adventure, memorable enemies and beautiful women, the Bond movies should make great games. But they've only made one. Here's whyI can remember my first experience of a James Bond computer game. It was the Commodore 64 version of View to a Kill, released by Domark Software in 1985. I...
James Bond: why 007 games have almost never worked

PlayStation 4: Sony’s chance to redeem itself

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Sony aims to not make the same mistakes twice when it comes to the PlayStation. While we’ve been hearing that the Japanese electronics maker would be sticking with the PlayStation 3 for the foreseeable future with no plans for a new console, that is apparently no longer the case.Gaming news site VG24/7...
PlayStation 4: Sony’s chance to redeem itself

GameStop takes PlayStation 2 off store shelves to prep for Wii U

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The company says the console hasn't been removed from every store, but that it won't be available on the coasts. [Read more]...
GameStop takes PlayStation 2 off store shelves to prep for Wii U

Pass notes No 3,188: Sony

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The share price of the world-famous Japanese company has fallen below Y1,000 for the first time since 1980Age: 66Appearance: WearyAh yes, it's hard work being an all-conquering conglomerated behemoth. Hmm. Yes. Or an all-surrendering one.That's a perplexing remark. Can you explain it? I can. You see, Tokyo's world-famous Sony corporation,...
Pass notes No 3,188: Sony

10 PlayStation 2 games you MUST own (Happy birthday, PS2!)

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10 PlayStation 2 games you MUST own (Happy birthday, PS2!)

Sony drops hint over PlayStation 4 release

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Journalists invited to February press conference as company prepares for competition from Wii U and new XboxSony dangled the possibility of the imminent announcement of its next-generation PlayStation 4 console on Friday, sending out invitations to journalists for a 20 February press conference on "the future of PlayStation".The tantalising prospect...
Sony drops hint over PlayStation 4 release

PlayStation 2 retires - but what were its finest moments?

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Sony has ended production of the PS2 in Japan, drawing a hugely successful era to a close. Let's have some nostalgiaThe PlayStation 2 and I got off to a difficult start. I was editing a Dreamcast magazine when Sony's machine first hit the shelves in Japan - my job relied...
PlayStation 2 retires - but what were its finest moments?

Microsoft exec: Xbox 360 has ‘a lot more than two years’ left

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In an interview with GameSpot down at the E3 video-game convention in Los Angeles this week, a Microsoft Xbox executive made an attention-grabbing statement about the Xbox 360, saying that the console has “a lot more than two years” of life left in it. The quote from Microsoft Studios boss Phil...
Microsoft exec: Xbox 360 has ‘a lot more than two years’ left

iOS Marvel vs Capcom 2 beats street date [U}

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[Updated: Marvel vs Capcom 2 is available as expected on the US Apple Appstore] Previously reported to be available the week of April 30th, Capcom's Marvel Vs Capcom 2 iOS port is now available in the iTunes App Store. Marvel vs Capcom 2 is a 2D animated sprite fighter originally...
iOS Marvel vs Capcom 2 beats street date [U}
PlayStation 4: does Sony's next generation start now?

Sony confirms production end for PlayStation 2 worldwide

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It's not just Japan that's ending production of the PlayStation 2, apparently. Sony tells The Guardian that production is over on a worldwide scale. Of course, it shouldn't be too hard to find one anytime soon, as Sony says over 1.5 billion units are already out in the wild....
Sony confirms production end for PlayStation 2 worldwide

It's official: PlayStation is back atop the console market

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PlayStation is once again the king of the worldwide console market. Sony’s latest earnings report, issued Feb. 7, shows unit sales for the PlayStation home consoles (the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3) beating the competing machines from Nintendo and Microsoft for the title of best-selling home game console for...
It's official: PlayStation is back atop the console market

PS4, Anyone? Sony Pulling The Plug On PlayStation 2

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The beleaguered electronics giant is now expected to pour resources into launching the fourth iteration of its gaming console. Sony has announced the first step in killing off its iconic PlayStation 2 console, long the home to such blockbuster franchises as Grand Theft Auto, among many other games. According...
PS4, Anyone? Sony Pulling The Plug On PlayStation 2
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