Tag Archives: playstation 3

SingStar hits 12m PAL sales

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced that the Singstar series has sold over 12 million units in PAL territories since launching in 2004. Five million of those sales came in fiscal year 2007-2008, according to the company, in the 12 months leading up to March 31st this year. The online …

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US: Wii outstrips rivals

Sales of video game consoles and software are up by an impressive 57 per cent in the US, despite the economic troubles faced by the country, according to research firm NPD. During March American consumers spent $1.7 billion on games with the Wii comfortably outselling Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. …

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Official PS3 BBC iPlayer on the way

Nintendo might have enjoyed fanfare this week as it unveiled the Wii’s new ability to handle BBC iPlayer , but it looks as though the application will soon be made available on PlayStation 3 as well. The head of BBC digital media technology, Anthony Rose, has confirmed on his official …

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Sony unveils interactive movie service for PS3

Late March will see the introduction of system software update version 2.20 for PlayStation 3 – and will bring with it ‘the ultimate interactive film experience’ according to Sony. Dubbed BD Live, the new functionality will bring a host of interactive features to Blu-Ray movies. A variety of downloadable content, …

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Farrell: Wii hasnt won yet

Chief executive of THQ Brian Farrell has predicted that Sony and Microsoft can still catch Nintendo in the next-gen console sales battle. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference, Farrell said he expects the PS3 and Xbox 360 sales to increase as both platform holders drop their price, reports Kotaku. …

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iSuppli: PS3 price cut expected this year

Analyst firm iSuppli has stated that the balance of the next-gen console battle has tipped in Sony’s favour, and that the firm is likely to cut the cost of its PS3 this year to make the most of the console’s increasing momentum. "2008 will be a turning year for the …

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MGS4 officially dated

After almost a year’s worth of speculation about its long-awaited arrival on PS3, Konami has finally confirmed that Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots will arrive on PS3 in both North America and Europe on June 12th. In addition, the game will also include the mysterious Metal Gear …

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Far Cry 2 devs pleased with PS3 development

Ubisoft Montreal has said that the PS3’s unique architecture has proved a good fit for the technology behind its upcoming Far Cry 2 – though says that it has taken a lot of effort to get used to the machine. "We were somewhat worried by some of the reported high …

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Sony shows off new look PS3 Home

Though there’s still no word on when it will arrive with PS3 gamers, or even when to expect a public beta, Sony has shown off the latest build of its console social networking community Home to attendees at a recent technology show in Monte Carlo, CVG reports. The most obvious …

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