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Players can now redeem PlayStation Trophies for PSN credit

Remember those hundreds of hours you spent hunting down collectibles to claim an elusive Platinum Trophy? It turns out they weren’t such a waste of your time after all. PS4 owners in the United States are now able to trade in their Trophies in return for (admittedly small) amounts of …

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EA has not yet green-lit more Nintendo Switch titles

Publisher EA is not yet ready to fully commit to Nintendo’s Switch. CFO Blake Jorgensen has told the Wall Street Journal that despite the release of FIFA 18 in September, it is still too soon for EA to judge whether the game has sold sufficiently. Instead, the company wants to …

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‘The future of PlayStation VR is extremely bright’ says PlayStation’s Ryan – But will PS VR showcase in Paris drive sales in Q4?

After its first year on the market PS VR stands at something of a crossroads as we approach the key retail quarter. Today at Paris Games Week it showcased a raft of titles for the device, undoubtedly to get the platform moving before the key sales season – waiting for …

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It’s grim in Paris – Did Sony go too far with Detroit and Last of Us 2 trailers?

Sony’s Paris Games Week press conference brought us new details on two highly anticipated PS4 exclusive titles: Quantic Dream’s Detroit: Become Human and Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part 2. Having been in development since 2013, Detroit: Become Human finally got a more precise release window. The new IP …

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Nintendo expects Switch to beat lifetime Wii U sales by the end of the year

Nintendo has again increased its sales forecast for the Switch. The company had expected to sell 10m consoles in its current financial year. It now expects that number to be more like 14m. The console itself has now sold 7.6m units – that means that in six months it has …

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Microsoft officially ceases Kinect production

The initially successfully but eventually resented motion camera Kinect is no longer in production. Fast Company was first out of the gate with the news yesterday, and the report has now been confirmed by Microsoft. “Manufacturing for Kinect for Xbox One has ended but it is not the end of …

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Wired Productions raises $10,000 for mental health charity

Publisher Wired Productions has announced it’s awarded $10,000 to charity Take This as part of its first mental health awareness campaign. Initially unveiled back in August of this year, 25 per cent of all net receipts from digital sales of LKA’s The Town of Light sold within the promotional window were donated …

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Twitch unveils huge revenue growth at TwitchCon 2017

Twitch has announced a massive increase in revenue year-on-year, paying more than double the amount of money to individual partners in 2017 compared to last year. The exact figure is currently unknown, but on average 71 per cent more money was generated this year, with Twitch Prime bringing in 50 per cent more …

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Mothergunship to get physical PS4 and Xbox One release courtesy of Sold Out

Boxed specialist Sold Out has partnered with Terrible Posture Games and Grip Digital to publish the physical console versions of first-person bullet-hell shooter Mothergunship in 2018, the company has announced. Arriving on PS4 and Xbox One and digitally on PC, Mothergunship is the spiritual successor to 2014’s Tower of Guns, …

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