Consoles

Eidos counts the millions

Ahead of the publishing of its FY07 financial results in September, Eidos has heralded the success of a number of its titles and stated its belief in the PS3. Joining Tomb Raider Anniversary in the million-seller club is free-roaming jungle romp Just Cause. Next-gen sea-battler Battlestations: Midway was also highlighted …

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Metal Gear Solid Online confirmed

Whilst the hype for the highly anticipated Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots continues, Konami has unveiled a brand new additional to the franchise – Metal Gear Solid Online. As reported by Kotaku, the PS3 game will see up to 16 players stealthing it about in an assortment …

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Wipeout 2097 leads PSN charge

Hot on the heels of the release of the new 1.90 firmware today, Sony is to treat owners to a broad selection of new content tomorrow, with classic PSOne racer Wipeout 2097 leading the charge. The second instalment in the futuristic racing series will be joined by a number of …

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Heavenly Sword demo this Thursday

It’s one of the most anticipated games for Sony’s PlayStation 3, and the Japanese platform holder has confirmed that a playable demo of Ninja Theory’s Heavenly Sword will arrive on the European PlayStation Store this Thursday. CVG reports that the demo will only last around ten minutes, but will give …

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New PS3 features hit Europe tomorrow

Sony’s Three Speech blog has confirmed that the latest PS3 firmware update, 1.90, is now available in Japan, and will hit Europe tomorrow (July 24th). Chief amongst the new features is the ability to display custom backgrounds on the machine’s XMB, or dashboard, and the fact that the machine’s video …

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Reeves: PS3 price cut would annoy people

In an interview with Steve Boxer on semi-official Sony blog Three Speech , SCEE president David Reeves has said that the fact that PS3 arrived later in Europe than other global territories means that it’s still too early to consider cutting the price of the machine. We’ve only been on …

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Slim PSP to hit UK before Japan

MCV understands that ‘version two’ of Sony’s PSP will arrive in British stores before the console reaches Japan in September – and will be priced at €169 (around 114). Sony this week announced that the machine would be launched in Japan on September 20th, priced at Y19,800 (around 80). And …

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PS3 surprises ready for Leipzig

MCV believes that SCEE is readying a number of significant announcements for next month’s Leipzig Games Convention – with a possible European PS3 price-cut leading the way. Whilst Sony has not confirmed its exact Leipzig plan, MCV believes that territories across Europe and other export markets could also be getting …

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