Entries in 'cell' (23)

PS3 was delayed for one year after plans to ship without a GPU were scrapped

PS3 was delayed for one year after plans to ship without a GPU were scrapped

Part of Ken Kutaragi’s vision of the PS3 was for the console to ship without a dedicated graphics processor, with the now infamous Cell chip handling ALL the processing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 10:36AM in News
PS4 to cost over $425/£270, will include Gaikai streaming tech - report

PS4 to cost over $425/£270, will include Gaikai streaming tech - report

The PlayStation 4 will go on sale for at or above ¥40,000, a new report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Batman's Tom 'Bane' Hardy to star in Splinter Cell movie

Batman's Tom 'Bane' Hardy to star in Splinter Cell movie

New details have emerged about a big screen adaptation of Ubisoft stealth 'em up, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 15th 2012 at 10:23AM in News
PS4 to ditch The Cell processor?

PS4 to ditch The Cell processor?

The next iteration of Sony’s PlayStation console will not feature the much-touted Cell processor, according to new reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2012 at 8:51AM in News

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Cell processor to power Wii 2?

Cell processor to power Wii 2?

Electronics giant IBM has confirmed that it intends to remain at the heart of future console development – while at the same time confirming that the Cell processor remains at ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 11:05AM in News
NPD: Splinter Cell tops April chart

NPD: Splinter Cell tops April chart

Ubisoft’s long-awaited Splinter Cell: Conviction has emerged as the best selling game in April in the US market, according to numbers from NPD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2010 at 11:40AM in News
UK CHARTS: Splinter Cell still top

UK CHARTS: Splinter Cell still top

Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction has been named the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Number One for the second week in a row.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 10:39AM in News
NZ: Police halt Splinter Cell PR stunt

NZ: Police halt Splinter Cell PR stunt

A PR event for Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell: Conviction has hugely backfired in New Zealand after members of the public believed that a man with a gun was on the run.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2010 at 1:15PM in News

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UK CHARTS: Splinter Cell claims no.1

UK CHARTS: Splinter Cell claims no.1

After a longer than hoped absence from the global games market, the return of the Splinter Cell series has seen the latest release, the Xbox 360 only Conviction, debut at ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2010 at 11:03AM in News
Free Conviction DLC every week

Free Conviction DLC every week

Ubisoft has stated that recent release Splinter Cell: Conviction will receive new DLC on a weekly basis – and best of all, it’s going to be free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 5:00PM in News
Asda selling Conviction for £29.71

Asda selling Conviction for £29.71

Supermarket ASDA will from midnight tonight offer Ubisoft’s Xbox 360 release Splinter Cell: Conviction for just £29.71.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 3:57PM in News
Conviction to "re-invigorate stealth genre"

Conviction to "re-invigorate stealth genre"

Ubisoft plans to capture a new audience with Splinter Cell: Conviction by re-revitalising the stealth genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2010 at 11:44AM in News

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360 Splinter Cell bundle confirmed

360 Splinter Cell bundle confirmed

Accompanying the long-awaited release of Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell: Conviction in the UK on April 16th, a hardware bundle including a 250GB limited edition Xbox 360 has also been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 3:39PM in News
Splinter Cell heading back to PS3?

Splinter Cell heading back to PS3?

April’s upcoming Splinter Cell: Conviction will, thanks to a deal with Microsoft, be exclusive to Xbox 360 – but don’t assume that the same can be said of its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 2:59PM in News
Splinter Cell Conviction CE emerges

Splinter Cell Conviction CE emerges

Publisher Ubisoft has detailed the contents of its Limited Collector’s Edition version of the upcoming Splinter Cell Conviction, which is due for release on Xbox 360 and PC on February ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2009 at 10:23AM in News
Splinter Cell 360-only “until further notice”

Splinter Cell 360-only “until further notice”

Developer Ubisoft has reportedly confirmed that its Splinter Cell series has once again become an Xbox-only franchise, silencing rumours of a possible multiplatform future for Sam Fisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2009 at 4:14PM in News

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No backwards compatibility for new PS3

No backwards compatibility for new PS3

Sony has confirmed that PS3’s on-off backwards compatibility support for back catalogue PS2 titles has been abandoned for good with news that the new PS3 will not support the feature.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2009 at 1:03PM in News
Splinter Cell delayed yet again

Splinter Cell delayed yet again

Splinter Cell Conviction and Red Steel 2, whose releases were previously planned for Ubisoft's third fiscal quarter, will now be released in the fourth fiscal quarter - which means an ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2009 at 10:33AM in News
Assassin’s Creed 2 out this year

Assassin’s Creed 2 out this year

As part of yesterday’s positive financial filing from Ubisoft, it was confirmed that the much-rumoured Assassin’s Creed 2 is in development and will be out before the end of ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2009 at 10:14AM in News
Sony to abandon the Cell?

Sony to abandon the Cell?

Gamespot reports that Sony is to end its association with the much-hyped but costly Cell processor, handing over the reigns of its future development to IBM and Toshiba.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2007 at 5:19PM in News
Firm demands ‘destruction’ of Sony’s Cell processor

Firm demands ‘destruction’ of Sony’s Cell processor

A company named Parallel Processing claims that Sony’s much touted PS3 processor, the Cell, infringes one of its existing patents, and is demanding the “impounding and destruction” of Sony’s entire ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2007 at 2:39PM in News
IBM rolls out cheaper PS3 Cell chip

IBM rolls out cheaper PS3 Cell chip

IBM has begun production of a less expensive version of the PS3 Cell processor.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 13th 2007 at 10:45AM in News
Sony to end in-house chip production

Sony to end in-house chip production

Reuters reports that Sony is looking to take production of its Cell chip, which is scheduled to undergo a redesign in an effort to make production more efficient, to a ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2007 at 12:45PM in News