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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. Backwards compatibility is off the table,” SCEA’s hardware marketing director John Koller told Kotaku. Koller also confirmed that the new …

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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 early 2010 release. Ghost Recon and I am Alive, which were previously scheduled for release in the fourth fiscal quarter, …

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Assassins 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 the publisher’s financial year – or more likely – in time for Christmas. Along with the new Altair title, it …

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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. It had already been confirmed that Sony is to sell its stake in Cell manufacturing plants to Toshiba, at a speculated cost …

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Firm demands destruction of Sonys 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 chip stockpile. Next-Gen reports that a lawsuit filed on July 26th claims that a patent called Synchronized Parallel Processing with …

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