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PlayStation-based ‘Play’ phone out in March

It’s one of the worst kept secrets in games – and thankfully, it’s not a secret any more, and it hits shelves in just a matter of days. Sony Ericsson this evening finally took the wrappers off its new PlayStation-oriented games smartphone, the Xperia Play. It is a slide-open device …

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PlayStation Phone is finally official

After literally years of speculation and months of information leaks, Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed what nearly every human being on the planet has known for weeks – it is planning on releasing a PlayStation-branded mobile phone. An ad on the company’s Facebook page shows the device, saying that a …

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PlayStation Phone ad leaks online

Amazingly, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play – or PlayStation Phone, if you prefer – has yet to be officially announced. This is despite the fact that we more or less know everything there is to know about the device, minus the price and release date. We even know that it …

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Now GAME cuts 3DS price

UK retailer GAME has lowered its 3DS price to 219.99. The firm was originally selling the device for 229.99, but that price has come under pressure following aggressive moves from rivals ShopTo, Play and Amazon, all of which are selling the device for around 200. GAME has also revealed a …

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A closer look at the PlayStation Phone

With the games industry currently soaking up every bit of information that it can about Sony’s new Next Generation portable this morning, it’s easy to forget about the PlayStation Phone – which last night was fully exposed by tech blog Engadget. The device, which leads with the Xperia Play branding …

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Play mag reaches 10m sales milestone

Imagine Publishing has announced that its Play magazine has sold more than 10 million copies. This sales milestone for the UK’s longest-running independent PlayStation magazine coincides with its 200th issue, available now. Play was first published in 1995 around the launch of the original PlayStation and is the first independent …

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Kinect sells out at Amazon, Play

Following news yesterday that GAME has already sold out of its initial Kinect stock allocation and cannot guarantee day one delivery for new pre-orders, two other major UK retailers have stopped taking pre-orders for the device. Amazon.co.uk is asking interested customers to sign up for email notifications regarding availability. An …

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I love games, Kotick insists

It’s one of the better known supposed ‘facts’ about Bobby Kotick – he doesn’t like games. But the Activision boss has come out and denied the claims, saying that being a single dad is the only barrier between him and a gaming habit. I don’t even know how that happened!” …

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GAME gets New Vegas special edition

Bethesda has announced the Fallout: New Vegas Collector’s Edition will be available exclusively to GAME and Gamestation when it hit stores this October. Buyers will receive Lucky 7 poker chips, a recreation of the game’s Lucky 38 platinum chip and New Vegas-branded playing cards. A hardcover graphic novel and a …

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Play.com launches E3 zone

Games and entertainment retailer Play.com has introduced a dedicated E3 section to its website where consumers can buy newly announced games. The Play.com E3 area is being promoted from the retailer’s homepage and offers up to 20 per cent off the latest games. Titles currently include Gears of War 3, …

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