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Fresh delay for Gran Turismo 5

Having been pencilled in for a March release in Japan for a few weeks now, SCEJ has retracted the speculative release date for Gran Turismo 5 and reverted back to a TBA listing, Kotaku reports. Sony has said that a new date will be named at some stage in the …

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GT Academy downloaded 1m times

There can be no clearer demonstration of the huge appetite that remains for Sony’s much-delayed PS3 title Gran Turismo 5 than the huge success of the recently released GT Academy Time Trial demo. The teaser game has now been downloaded over 1m times across Europe, Australia and New Zealand since …

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Euro ModNation Racers beta announced

SCEE has confirmed via the PlayStation blog that it will release a beta version of anticipated PS3 title ModNation Racers on January 22nd. However, the beta is limited to just the first 100,000 PS3 owners who log into the PlayStation Store on Thursday January 21st and click on the download. …

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Heavy Rain forecast on Feb 26th

SCEE has confirmed via the PlayStation Europe blog that the unquestionably interesting adventure outing Heavy rain will be released on PS3 in the UK and Ireland on February 26th. This follows confirmation of a February 23rd release date for North America. Mainland Europe will be receiving its copies on February …

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DS and Wii shatter Euro records

Nintendo has ushered in the new decade by clinching two hardware sales records – the best ever selling machine in Europe and the fastest console to 20m sales. The first record is claimed by the DS, which via its various guises (the DS, DS Lite and DSi) has now sold …

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GameStreamer expands into Europe

Digital distribution specialist GameStreamer is to launch its services in Europe, after opening a data centre in the UK. The firm will now offer its white label game stores to European clients. Its first Europe-based partner is VGChartz.com, which recently opened its own downloadable store. GameStreamer’s new centre is hosted …

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THQ promotes Donnelly

THQ’s Rory Donnelly has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of European publishing. The announcement comes as the publisher pushes to strengthen its presence and operations in the region. In his new role, Donnelly has been tasked with leading THQ’s European business back to profitability in line …

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God of War III Ultimate Trilogy Edition announced

Sony has announced that the God of War Collection Ultimate Trilogy Edition will be released in Europe at some point next year and will include both the anticipated God of War III as well as both HD versions of PS3 classics God of War and God of War II. Until …

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SCEE signs Target Entertainment

Sony Europe’s intention to further the recognition and muscle of the PlayStation brand throughout 2010 has been bolstered with news that SCEE ahs signed Target Entertainment as a consumer product agent for PlayStation. Included within the deal is the PlayStation brand itself as well as the PS3, PSP, PS2, PSOne …

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Gran Turismo 5 demo this month

As the long, long wait for Polyphony Digital’s PS3-only racer Gran Turismo 5 continues, Gran Turismo brand manager Penrose Tackie has confirmed that a brand new demo of the game will be made available on the European PlayStation Network on December 17th. Called GT Academy 2010 Time Trial, the Top …

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