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Sony unveils officially licensed mini PS4 controllers

Sony has expanded its range of officially licensed third-party controllers via a partnership with accessories firms Hori, Nacon and @Play, which each designed miniature controllers for the PS4. The new ranges will launch between November and December this year and the price points have not been revealed yet. PS4 Revolution …

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Imagine cuts Play print magazine after 21 years

Magazine publisher Imagine has axed the print version of PlayStation-focused brand Play. Issue 269 will be the last edition of the publication to come to newsagents. The firm says it will continue to release a digital version of Play on the App Store and Google Play digital storefronts. Play started …

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Google Play downloads now outnumber iOS downloads by 60%

Global Google Play downloads exceeded iOS App Store downloads by around 60 per cent last quarter, according to a new report. According to the Q2 2014 Market Index from analyst App Annie, Google Play downloads shot up by 15 per cent compared to the same period in 2013. The growth …

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Rockstar issues Xbox 360 Grand Theft Auto V installation warning

Those playing Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 should not install both of the discs that come in the box. That’s according to Rockstar’s Twitter feed, which says that "for optimal performance, we recommend not installing” the second disc found in the box. Buyers of the 360 SKU will …

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E3 2012: Wii U GamePad charge lasts 3-5 hours

Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii U GamePad will run for between three and five hours per charge. That puts it roughly in line with the Vita and 3DS and means that dedicated gamers will likely have to spend much of their game time tethered to their consoles while recharging. …

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Play.com considering payment on delivery option

Online retailer Play.com is considering the introduction of a payment-on-delivery offer for its customers. The service is commonplace in Japan, and the site’s new Japanese owners Rakuten are keen to make Play.com the first to offer it in the UK. The idea is to attract customers who are uneasy about …

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MS threatens to ban early Modern Warfare 3 players

Managed to get hold of a copy of Modern Warfare 3 early? Then Microsoft is urging you to think twice before putting the disc in your Xbox 360. The warning, which has become fairly standard nowadays, comes from Xbox Live’s director of policy and enforcement Stephen Tolouse. Responding to questions …

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Sony encouraging cross-platform play on PS3 and Vita

Future PlayStation games can be packaged for both Vita and PS3, with cloud data allowing customers to access a game from either device, a senior Sony executive has said. Shuhei Yoshida, chief of Sony Worldwide Studios, told Eurogamer that it was totally feasible” for developers to build a connected experience …

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Minecraft arrives on Xperia Play

Minecraft has today launched for Android.And guess what: this release isn’t a final version, either. The first version is Alpha 0.1 and is a timed exclusive for the Xperia Play handsets. It costs $6.99 but will eventually roll out to all Android devices. Dubbed Minecraft – Pocket Edition, this version …

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Play&Trade deal returns at GAME

Retailer GAME is returning to its Play&Trade offer that allows gamers to buy one of a selection of titles and trade it back at a guaranteed rate. The net result is that each game will, in the long run, only cost 5, with the remaining value returned in the fork …

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