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Sony addresses crossplatform multiplayer block

With true crossplatform multiplayer now very much a reality, Sony has tried to explain why PS4 has left itself isolated from the party. An upcoming update to Minecraft will introduce online multiplayer across PC, Xbox, mobile and Nintendo, but not PS4. The same is true of Rocket League, whose upcoming …

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Microsoft says selling more Xbox One S units than X next year has ‘always been the plan’

Microsoft’s E3 press conference may have been all about the power of Xbox One X (previously Project Scorpio) this year, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer still expects the company to sell more Xbox One S units over the next twelve months than the Xbox One Xs. Speaking with Eurogamer,Spencer said …

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There’s a $799 edition of Assassin’s Creed Origins

Freshly revealed historical stab-em-up Assassin’s Creed Origins comes in many flavours – one of which will set you back a thumping $799. Limited to only 999 units, the SKU includes a 28-inch resin statue of star Bayek, along with a certificate of authenticity, a resin replica eagle amulet and four …

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Sony confirms 60.4m PS4 sales

Total global sales of the PS4 console have now reached more than 60.4m units”. That number is accurate as of June 11th 2017. PS4 software sales have hit 487.8m, again as of the same date. This includes both physical copies sold at retail and digital purchases made through PSN. Sony …

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Shadow of the Colossus remake and Horizon DLC revealed

In a showcase that was surprisingly light on new announcements, it was the confirmation of a full and proper remake of cult hit Shadow of the Colossus that stole the show for Sony last night. Those who felt like we’ve been here before are likely thinking of the 2011 PS3 …

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PlayStation’s E3 showing is strong & stable

Sony’s press conference once again rounded off the E3 run-in with a bang – quite literally, as pyrotechnics shook the Shrine Auditorium to accompany Call of Duty WWII. Other games were accompanied by snow effects, a waterfall, and even ‘dead’ bodies being lowered from the vertiginous heights of the stage. …

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Ubisoft enters toys-to-life market with Star Link: Battle for Atlas

In an evening of surprises and unexpected reveals, Ubisoft continued on this theme at its E3 press conference by announcing a brand-new toys-to-life title, Star Link: Battle for Atlas, a brand-new IP from its Toronto studio. Using phsyical (and digital) starship figures, players can control a team of star pilots …

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Ubisoft resurrects Beyond Good and Evil 2 and goes to space

After teasing fans that Beyond Good and Evil 2 wouldn’t be at this year’s E3, Ubisoft surprised gamers this evening with an in-depth trailer for that very game. After 15 years since the release of the first title, Beyond Good and Evil 2 is finally ready for launch – although …

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