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Sony: PS3 will pass Xbox 360

The PS3 will eventually outsell Xbox 360 – that’s the prediction of PlayStation Network boss Peter Dille, who claims that Microsoft’s machine is unlikely to enjoy the same ten-year lifecycle that Sony has planned for PS3. I’m confident PS3 will be around in ten years and I can say that …

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Bach: Xbox not yet at mid-age

As Xbox 360 enters its fifth year on the market in times past we would typically be bracing ourselves for the arrival of its successor – but Microsoft reckons that its popular console may not have even reached middle age. I think in many ways we’re still on the upside …

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Sony says 360 and Wii owners will upgrade to PS3

Andrew House, the president of SCE Europe, has suggested that owners of current consoles such as Wii and Xbox 360 will ‘upgrade’ to a PS3 in an effort to keep track of the technology offered by Sony’s machine. If you look back at previous lifecycles, like PS2 versus N64, we …

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Microsoft: We won E3

It’s not the twinning but the taking part that counts, right? Nope. How you win or lose something like E3 is hard to fathom, but the reaction to Microsoft’s conference was certainly positive – so much so that the Xbox 360 platform holder seems happy to declare victory. I think …

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Casual gaming to kill consoles

Digital marketing site ClickZ has made a bold claim about the future of gaming by claiming that the games console is heading to extinction thanks to the rise of casual gaming. The site reads: We are watching the icon of gaming, the console, quickly and ungraciously bow to the internet. …

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Farrell: Hardware cycle is no more

Speaking at a US event entitled the Pacific Crest 10th Anniversary Technology Leadership Forum, THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell has stated that the traditional console cycle as we know it is no more. MTV Multiplayer quotes Farrell as stating: We used to always think of this industry as ‘the …

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Need for Speed Undercover… uncovered

Speaking at the William Blair & Company Growth Stock Conference in Chicago yesterday, EA CEO John Riccitiello announced that the next instalment in its popular street racing series Need for Speed will be dubbed ‘Undercover’, GameSpot reports. However, following previous comments in which the outspoken executive admitted to disappointment concerning …

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