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Final Fantasy XI on PS2 and Xbox 360 shutting down next year

The Xbox 360 and PS2 versions of Final Fantasy XI will be brought to a close by March 2016, Square Enix has confirmed. Polygon reports that while the PC version of the MMO will remain active, the console release is being shut down around a year from today. Until then, …

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Amazon shoppers vote PS2 the greatest console ever

Sony’s PS2 has been voted as the greatest ever games console by Amazon customers. The machine beat its predecessor the PSOne in the final, with both the Super Nintendo and N64 falling in the semi-finals. The quarter finals saw defeat for the PS3, Mega Drive, Xbox 360 and PS4 while …

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PSOne, PS2 and PS4 titles could be added to PS Now streaming service

Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service will expand to offer games from all PlayStation generations. That’s according to VP of Sony Network Entertainment Eric Lempel who told Game Informer that the current PS3-only offer is just the beginning. In our plans going forward we’re looking at everything so there’s the real …

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VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

Sony’s streaming games service PlayStation Now will enter a period of open beta in the US and Canada later today. The service is for the time being restricted to PS3 titles. PS Now services will be integrated into the PlayStation Store, with users able to pay tiered amounts for rental …

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: The House that PlayStation Built

Back in 2011, days before Andrew House moved to Japan to become CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, MCV sat down with him to conduct his final interview as Sony Europe President. The piece looked at the career history of the man who would go on the become the most powerful …

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Hirai expects PS4 to be more profitable than PS2

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai predicts the PS4 could become more profitable than the PS2. It is likely that PS4 will become the platform which exceeds the profits earned with PS2,” he told investors, according toImpress Watch,as translated byEurogamer. That’s a lofty goal, considering the PS2 sold approximately 155m units worldwide …

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PS2 to narrowly miss becoming India’s first million-selling console

The PlayStation 2 is India’s highest selling console by far, but with Sony having discontinued production earlier this year, it appears the console will narrowly miss hitting the landmark one million sales figure in the country. I would have loved it (if we could hit a million), but I think …

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PlayStation CEO Andrew House: Not messing with the PS4 business model was just common sense

The boss of Sony’s PlayStation business told MCV he is ‘literally scratching his head’ over the game ownership debate that dogged the Xbox One announcement. In an interview with MCV during last night’s PlayStation 4 launch, the CEO told MCV that the firm found it surprising that it was forced …

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3DS version of FIFA 14 is also a re-skin, EA confirms

Updated kits and squad rosters are the only addition to the 3DS version of FIFA 14. EA has confirmed that "FIFA 14 Legacy Edition delivers unmatched authenticity that reflects the current football season with updated kits and rosters but no updates to gameplay or game modes". It was revealed last …

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