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PS3 Super Slim will miss Gamescom

The PS3-4000 ‘super slim’ will not be making an appearance at Sony’s press conference during this year’s Gamescom. The unit – which is slimmer than its ‘slim’ model – will come in many SKUs, the cheapest of which is rumoured to have 16GB of flash memory. VG247broke the story confirming …

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Sony puts hold on PS3 DVR release

New PS3 DVR hardware Nasne has missed its proposed release in Japan today after Sony suddenly put a hold on the product”. Andriasang reports that Japanese retailer Famicom Plaza broke the news, speculating that the last-minute decision was perhaps due to a discovery of a bug in the device’s software. …

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Is this a PS3 Super Slim?

A filing with the Federal Communications Commission suggests that Sony might be preparing to reveal a brand new PlayStation 3 design – perhaps at Gamescom. Eurogamer has dug up documents that appear to show a new super slim” version of the PS3 carrying the 4000 series label. Current PS3s are …

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Sony admits PS3 price was "a factor" in 3rd place current-gen finish

Yes, in terms of what was in the box” the PS3 has always represented good value. But Sony has at last conceded – albeit in a roundabout way – that the console’s 425/$600/60,000 launch RRP has played a part in its fall from the top of the console race to …

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INTERVIEW: President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida PART 1

MCV recently got the opportunity to sit down with Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Worldwide Studios, to talk about the brand at E3. How important is it for Sony to push unproven concepts? Is it something done to demonstrate what the console is capable of achieving? From my perspective, it’s …

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SONY: Last of Us goes down a storm at E3

Highly anticipated PS3 new IP The Last of Us received huge praise at this year’s Sony pre-E3 press conference. The post-apocalyptic title from developers Naughty Dog was demoed on stage and showed a visceral fight between the game’s hero and a band of warriors. It also demonstrated the game’s survival …

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SONY: New God of War lands March 12th, 2013

God of War Ascension will reach retail shelves on March 12th, 2013, Sony has announced. The latest game in the series was shown live on stage at E3 2012 during Sony’s pre-E3 press conference. The game is already confirmed to feature multiplayer. It was first announced back in April as …

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SONY: JK Rowling on-board for new PS3 service ‘Wonderbook’

Sony has confirmed the existence of a PlayStation eBook system – but it is far more advanced than originally thought. Wonderbook uses PlayStation Eye to let fans "explore and interact with books like never before," says PlayStation CEO Andrew House. As part of the concept, PlayStation has teamed-up with Harry …

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SONY: Assassin’s Creed III hardware bundle revealed

An Assassin’s Creed III PS3 hardware bundle was announced at Sony’s E3 press conference today. Following a new trailer for the game, Sony US chief Jack Tretton announced a close partnership with publisher Ubisoft. The new bundle features a game, the console, plus exclusive DLC. It follows news that a …

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