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Sony’s games division suffers £29m Q1 loss

Sony’s games division has posted a $45m (28.9m) operating loss for the quarter ending June 30th. Sales decreased 14.5 per cent over the same quarter last year to $1.49bn (958million). The decrease was largely due to slowing sales of PS3 and PSP, although sales were ‘partially offset’ by PlayStation Vita. …

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Vita/PSP cross-platform multiplayer confirmed

PlayStation Vita owners will still be able to enjoy multiplayer games with PSP owners across an ad-hoc connection. A Sony website states that anyone who downloads a PSP title on their Vita via PSN will still be able to use the multiplayer functions with both other Vita users and those …

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PSP software slashed as Sony readies final push

Sony has announced a number of significant discounts on the price of digital PSP software. The move follows Sony’s announcement at Gamescom last week that it is to launch a remade and discounted version of the PSP, dubbed the E-1000, in Europe this autumn. Highlights of the sale include Sid …

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New value-priced PSP announced

GAMESCOM: In a surprise announcement, Sony has announced a new model of the PSP will be released this Autumn. The new SKU – called the PSP E-1000 – will be compatible with all titles previously released for the handheld and will retail for €99. Crucially, Sony has made cuts to …

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What’s the main lesson Sony learnt from the PSP?

PSP was Sony’s first attempt to crack the handheld gaming space. Despite selling well over 50m units, it proved to be a tough learning experience for the platform holder. SCEE president Andrew House says one of the key problems was not understanding what consumers wanted from their handhelds. With PSP …

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Sony Ericsson all but confirms ‘PSPhone’

Three weeks ago first images leaked (pictured) of what gadget blog Engadget said was definitely the ‘PlayStation Phone’. Sony – despite a momentary off-message flap saying the images were fake – has remained tight-lipped about their veracity. Until now, that is. The CEO of Sony Ericsson – Sony’s joint venture …

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‘We have PSP2 in the house’

It was MIA at E3. There was no sign of it at Gamescom. And all hope of a Tokyo Game Show reveal was scuppered this week when Sony’s press event came and went without even the faintest whiff of new hardware. So where is PSP2? By the sounds of it, …

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