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PS4 pre-orders are beating PS2 and PS3; "We’re seeing a sea change"

Sony is claiming a record number of pre-orders for the upcoming PS4. Videogamer reports that SCE UK boss Fergal Gara says that pre-orders for the machine are tracking way over and above and beyond the pre-order number at launch day of the PS2 and PS3”. Specific numbers weren’t issued, but …

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EA bets on FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360; Ultimate Team overhauled

Forget Xbox One and PS4, as EA pledges to keep investing in current generation FIFA. On the eve of the next generation, FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360 promises to be the most advanced FIFA ever, the publisher told MCV. The firm has overhauled the game’s Ultimate Team mode, which …

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GameStop issues last call for PS2 trade-ins

GameStop has announced it will no longer take trade-ins for PS2 hardware, accessories and games after this month. In a statement to Engadget, GameStop’s corporate office confirmed rumours regarding the discontinuation of Sony’s console – adding that the systems, along with its games and accessories, will still be sold at …

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OPINION: Farewell to the PS2, the greatest console the world has ever known

I vividly remember the first time I experienced PS2. I’d just returned from a six-month stint in Sri Lanka where I had been doing voluntary work. While the urban squalor of Colombo and the isolation of the Sri Lankan jungle were great for many things, keeping abreast of development in …

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The end of era – Sony has produced its last ever PS2

Sony has confirmed that it has ceased all production of the mighty PlayStation 2. It was reported last week that the company had called time on its Japanese production of the console, but Sony has now confirmed to The Guardian that all PS2 production worldwide has been wound down. The …

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Japanese PS2 production halted – the first step toward PS4?

Sony has stopped manufacturing the amazingly successful PS2 in Japan. The games console first went on sale in March 2000 in Japan and has since sold then more than 150 million units worldwide, and still holds the record for the best-selling home console of all time. Approximately 11,000 games are …

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Interview: SCE UK MD Fergal Gara

MCV sat down with PlayStation UK boss Fergal Gara shortly after E3 to discuss Vita, Wonderbook, the challenges at UK retail and how PSN can grow the market for all. Vita has had a difficult start in terms of sales. Has it been a total disappointment?We would love it to …

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