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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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Alan Duncan leaves PlayStation UK

Marketing director Alan Duncan has left SCE UK after almost 13 years at the platform holder. Duncan began his career in the games industry at GT Interactive in 1998, but joined Sony a year later as product manager. He then moved up to marketing manager and then marketing director, a …

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Sony rejected EyeToy Kama Sutra pitch

EyeToy Kama Sutra could have been a notable addition to Sony’s PS2 library – had the platform holder known how to go about QA testing it. "There was a genuine pitch from a developer who pitched EyeToy Kama Sutra,” SCE producer Pete Smith told Eurogamer. Seriously, this was a genuine …

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PS2 games to arrive on PS3 in Japan this month

Sony is to introduce a number of PS2 games for PS3 in Japan later this month. The PlayStation 2 Archives service will arrive on PSN on July 25th. Its debut titles are Resident Evil: Code Veronica (Capcom), Kessen (Tecmo Koei), Siren (Sony), Dragon Force (Sega) and Shin Contra (Konami). Prices …

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Bach: Sony PS3 mismanagement helped Xbox 360 success

Former Microsoft executive Robbie Bach has said that mistakes made by the Sony management in the transition between PS2 and PS3 played a big part in the tremendous success of Xbox 360. Some of the success of Xbox was due to the fact that Sony did some really not so …

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PS2 Killzone coming to PS3 on PSN

Guerrilla Games’ 2004 PS2 shooter Killzone is to receive a release on PSN. Game Informer reports that it won’t be a full HD remake, but instead an emulated title offered as part of the existing PS2 library. It has been given a price of $9.99 in the US. The game …

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Ico creator’s departure from Sony confirmed

The Last Guardian boss Fumito Ueda has left Sony but will finish the PS3 adventure game on a contract basis. Sony sent a statement to Gamasutra confirming the news that he is no longer an employee at the publisher but is committed to completing” The Last Guardian project. Ueda is …

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Jak and Daxter HD Collection on the way?

Sony could be on the verge of announcing yet another retro franchise HD remake – Jak and Daxter. CVG reports that a listing on the website of South African retailer BT Games mentions the SKU, though there has been no corroboration of these claims from any other sources. It’s not …

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