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No new games for Vita? Sony names over 20 titles on the way to handheld

A Sony exec has responded to online criticism regarding the Vita no-show in Sony’s Gamescom 2014 press conference. The handheld (as well as the PS3) was MIA from the briefing, provoking strong criticism from the Vita’ loyal and vocal fanbase online. Subsequently PlayStation content strategist Shahid Kamal Ahmad took to …

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Retailers: ‘We’ll help balance release schedule’

Specialist stores want more of a say about when new games are released. Several outlets told MCV they’re willing to work with publishers to balance the industry’s release slate.They say this will help avoid overcrowding shelves as well as month-long droughts. Retailers have great insight that often goes untapped – …

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Sony to discount day one digital releases

As of next month it may be cheaper to buy triple-A releases for PS3 digitally rather than from the High Street. The American PlayStation division has announced an initiative called PSN Day 1 Digital” that will see major releases available to buy through the PlayStation Store on the same day …

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What’s Out Today? w/e June 15th, 2012

Anyone who still believes the games market is too generic should head to the High Street today. Warner Bros has published Lollipop Chainsaw, the latest title from inventive and often outspoken developer Suda51. Sure, zombie-slayers are nothing new but how many star barely-clothed cheerleaders with their boyfriend’s head dangling from …

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What’s Out Today? w/e May 18th, 2012

Rockstar’s popular shooter series returns to shelves today with the release of Max Payne 3. The action blockbuster revisits the grizzled cop with a penchant for slow motion dives as he tackles everyone from New York lowlifes to Brazilian street gangs. There is even a range of multiplayer modes to …

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What’s Out Today? w/e May 11th, 2012

Sci-fi action fans can now pick up Sony’s Starhawk for PS3. The multiplayer-centric shooter is the spiritual successor to 2007 PlayStation hit Warhawk. Players take on the role of a hired gunman and battle for control of planets. The new Build and Battle system allows them to turn the tables …

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What’s Out Today? w/e May 4th, 2012

505 Games kicks off May with its WWII shooter Sniper Elite V2. The Xbox 360, PS3 and PC title puts players behind the scope of a sniper rifle and tasks them with taking down key Nazi targets – including, if you buy the DLC, Hitler himself. Meanwhile Black Bean Games …

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What’s Out Today? w/e March 30th, 2012

Namco Bandai takes its flagship racing series in a new direction this week in Ridge Racer: Unbounded. The street racing titlefocuses on destruction as players smash their way through city courses and drive their opponents off the road. It also features a track editor, allowing them to create their own …

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What’s Out Today? w/e March 23rd, 2012

Resident Evil’s mammoth year continues this week with Capcom’s Operation Raccoon City. The multiplayer-focused shooter is the second of three Resi titles arriving on shelves this week, with Resident Evil 6 to follow in November. Operation Raccoon City sees players attempting to contain the zombie hordes in fans’ favourite ruined …

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What’s Out Today? w/e March 16th, 2012

Electronic Arts’ urban football series returns this week in the revamped FIFA Street. The game steps away from pitch tactics and focuses on the skills and tricks. It’s the first FIFA Street title since FIFA Street 3 in 2008. Meanwhile, Rising Star releases two BIT.TRIP compilations for Wii and 3DS, …

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