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Sony confirms 19 games for PS4’s Japanese launch

19 games will be available alongside PS4 when it launches in Japan on February 22nd 2014. Note that one of the ‘games’ is actually a beta for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Square Enix yesterday confirmed that PS3 owners of the game will be able to upgrade to the …

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2014 release date confirmed for PS4 in Japan

Sony has surprised gamers from its homeland with news of a significant wait for the console to be released in Japan. PS4 will arrive in Japan on February 22nd priced at 39,980 (256) or for 43,980 (282) for those who also want a PlayStation Camera. A free digital copy of …

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Japanese PS4 release date to be announced next week

It’s been easy to forget amongst the launch excitement that PS4 has yet to be dated in Japan. That will all change next week, with confirmation that SCE Japan will host a press conference on Monday September 9th at 7am UK time. It is expected that the console’s launch date …

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No more PlayStation Home updates in Japan – is the end nigh?

The future of Sony’s ambitious virtual world PlayStation Home looks very uncertain. Kotaku reports that Sony Japan has confirmed that there will be no further updates to the Japanese version of PlayStation Home from September, with no new content being added beyond that point. Support in other Asian regions will …

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Grasshopper’s Killer is Dead struggles in Japan

The latest release from cult developer Suda 51 has failed to make an impact on the Japanese market. Videogamer reports that the PS3 version of Killer is Dead, the new game from Suda 51’s studio Grasshopper Manufacture, entered the Media Create charts at No.5 with sales of just 17,709 units. …

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