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PlayStation at Gamecom: Did you miss anything?

It’s been one hell of an evening for PlayStation. Gamescom hasn’t even offiically started yet, and the platform holder has already announced a slew of new IP and exclusive games, no less than two price cuts – oh, and the release date of PlayStation 4. The next-generation console will be …

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Sony: "We’ve been consistent throughout"

"While others have shifted their message and changed their story, we were consistent." Those are the words of Sony Computer Entertainment boss Andrew House during tonight’s Gamescom press conference – an obvious reference to Microsoft’s string of U-turns. The Xbox One manufacturer has in recent weeks altered its stance on …

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Ubisoft working on Watch Dogs movie

Watch Dogs is the latest Ubisoft franchise to set its sights on Hollywood. Following the announcements of Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell movies, the publisher has now announced it is working on a movie based on its hotly-anticipated new IP. The project, announced during Sony’s Gamescom 2013 press conference, is …

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Virgin Media confirmed as PS4’s UK broadband partner

Sony has announced a strategic partnership with Virgin Media, naming the firm as PlayStation 4’s official UK ISP partner. During its Gamescom conference this evening, the platform holder said that it recognises broadband is not readily available to all European customers, so it is forming similar partnerships with Internet Service …

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Sony details PS4 entertainment offering

Entertainment services will be a big part of PlayStation 4’s offering, with new details about video and music packages. Sony has said during its Gamescom press conference that it plans to make these services available to all PlayStation 4 users, without locking them behind the paywall of PlayStation plus. Chief …

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PlayStation Vita price cut to 199

Sony has slashed the price of PlayStation Vita to €199 in Europe and $199 in North America. Sales for the handheld have been sluggish since its launch early last year, but the platform holder is hopeful that this will pick up with the launch of the PlayStation 4 this November. …

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Rogue Legacy, Hotline Miami 2 and more indie titles to debut first on PS4 and Vita

Independent developers continue to flourish on PlayStation platforms, with the platform holder bagging a bunch of exclusive debuts. Sony’s Shahid Ahmad announced a number of exclusives during the company’s Gamescom conference. Hotline Miami 2 and Rogue Legacy were among the games that will be making their console exclusive debut on …

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Two new IPs announced for Vita

Sony Worldwide Studios has announced a slew of new IP for PlayStation Vita. The games were announced during Sony’s Gamescom conference. First was Murasaki Baby, a stylised puzzle platformer where you have to guide a young child to safety through dangerous levels. This is done by leading them by the …

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FIFA 14 demo gets solid release date

FIFA fans will be able to try out this year’s iteration of the UK’s best-selling video games franchise in just a few weeks. Electronic Arts confirmed during its Gamescom conference that a demo will be released for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on September 10th. There has been plenty of …

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Battlefield 4 Premium gives players early access, server priority

DICE and EA have given the first details of Battlefield 4 Premium, a service that gives fans access to extra content for the hotly-anticipated shooter. The paid content follows the success of Battlefield 3 Premium, which was launched back in 2011. During its Gamescom press conference, Electronic Arts promised Premium …

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