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Minecraft finally arriving on PS3 this week

The long-awaited release of Minecraft on PS3 is just hours away, Mojang has confirmed. The game will hit PSN for PS3 on Wednesday (December 18th) in Europe. It will be available in the US tomorrow (December 17th). A Vita version of the game is in development but will not be …

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Yamauchi says Gran Turismo 7 could hit PS4 next year

Gran Turismo 7 could be released on PS4 as early as 2014. That’s according to series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, who told Top Gear that the expedited development cycle is due to PS4’s better” architecture. "We don’t want to take too long on Gran Turismo 7," he stated. "Best-case scenario? Next …

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Gran Turismo 6 getting GPS course maker

Ever wondered how quickly you could make it to the local Budgens if you drove a Nissan GTR? An update to the Gran Turismo 6 web page has revealed that Polyphony will at a later date release a GPS coordinate data map that users can download to their smartphone. This …

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Now PS3 sales reach 80m units

Sony has revealed that worldwide PS3 sales have, as of November 1st, reached 80m units. Microsoft announced that the Xbox 360 had hit the 80m sales milestone just over two weeks ago. We’ll call that a draw for second place in the current-gen race, shall we? Sony has also revealed …

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PS3 was delayed for one year after plans to ship without a GPU were scrapped

Part of Ken Kutaragi’s vision of the PS3 was for the console to ship without a dedicated graphics processor, with the now infamous Cell chip handling ALL the processing. The intention, IGN reports, was for PS3 to arrive alongside Xbox 360 in 2005. However, Kutarai and his team were eventually …

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Report: 3.1m Xbox One and PS4 consoles could be sold this Christmas

Xbox One and PS4 should generate at least 1.2bn for UK retailers this Christmas. That comes from 3.1m console sales, 1.3m Xbox Ones and 1.8m PS4s. That’s according to trade body the Entertainment Retailer’s Association, which also says that number could rise to 3bn. The figures are drawn from a …

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Sony says Rain is due in October as PSN game gets release date

Digital curiosity Rain has been dated for PS3. Sony says the game will arrive on PSN on October 2nd with a European price of €12.99. The game’s up for pre-order right now. Those who do drop money on it early will get a few bonuses – a dynamic theme, a …

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PS3 price cut to 199; Sony to offer discount on PS4 titles

Sony has cut the price of the PlayStation 3 to €199 in Europe. The 12GB Super Slim PlayStation 3 will also see similar price cuts across America, with Sony reducing the price tag to $199. SCE president and CEO Andrew House confirmed the cut during Sony’s Gamescom presentation, along with …

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Gran Turismo 6 release date is confirmed

Sony has confirmed flagship racer Gran Turismo 6 will launch on PS3 December 6th. The platform holder opened its conference at this year’s Gamescom with Gran Turismo 6, detailing the game’s GT Physics engine and vehicles. Gran Turismo will launch exclusive to PS3. However, Sony teased that the game may …

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