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Sony releases forgotten PS2 classics on PS3

Some of PS2’s most critically acclaimed but commercially unspectacular titles have been confirmed for release for PS3 on PSN this week. Cult RPGs GrimGrimoire and Odin Sphere headline the pack. Both titles were released fairly late on in the PS2’s lifespan and have become collectible SKUs amongst hardcore gaming circles. …

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Disaster Report series scrapped

Developer Irem has stopped production of its Disaster Report games following Japan’s tsunami and earthquake. The firm previously announced that the fourth game in its apocalyptic earthquake series had been cancelled following the devastation in Japan earlier this month. It was scheduled to be released on PS3. Now Andriasang is …

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PlayStation 2 hits 150m sales

Almost 11 years on from its Japanese debut in March 2000, Sony’s PlayStation 2 has now passed 150m unit sales across the world. The number was hit on January 31st – ten years and 11 months after its debut. This cements the console’s position as the best selling gaming hardware …

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Sony launches PS2-enabled TV

Electronics giant and platform holder Sony has launched a brand new HD TV that includes a PS2 built-in. Called the Bravia KDL-22PX300, it includes a 22” 720p HD screen as well as four HDMI slots, three USB ports, Scart and VGA connections, built-in Freeview and an ethernet port for watching …

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The PS3 can sell more than PS2

As the most successful home console the world has ever known, Sony’s PS2, celebrates its tenth birthday in Europe, former SCEE president Chris Deering has said that the PS3 could yet go on to eclipse its accomplishments. Now entering its 11th year, the PS2 has sold a total of 147.6m …

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JAPAN: PS2 remains most popular console

The world’s most successful home console still holds a commanding position in Japanese homes, according to a survey conducted by CESA on the last day of this year’s Tokyo Game Show. VG247 reports that 70 per cent of respondents still said the decade old machine was amongst their most played, …

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PlayStation enjoying Latin boom

Sony is to embark on a dedicated marketing campaign in Latin America following a tremendous boom for the PlayStation market in the region. The new ad spots, made by sector specialist Saatchi & Saatchi, feature both the PS3 and PlayStation Move and focus on a character called ‘babyman’ (who has …

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Hirai: PS3 can beat PS2

The man standing at the top of Sony’s games business believes PS3 has shrugged off its stuttering start and is on course to become the firm’s most successful console to date. Speaking in an interview with MCV, SCE CEO Kazuo Hirai says the aim is still for PS3 to outsell …

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PS3 surge boosts Sony

An impressive year-on-year boost in PS3 sales has delivered a strong financial quarter for Sony for the three months ending June 30th 2010. Losses at the Networked Products and Devices Division, which includes PlayStation, dropped to YEN 3.8bn – in the same period last year that number stood at YEN …

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Wii outpacing PS2 software sales

Nintendo of America’s COO and president Reggie Fils-Aime has attacked the belief that sales of Wii software are tracking below the industry norm. Speaking to investors, the colourful exec claimed: Life-to-date software sales for the Wii are dramatically higher than a similar point in time for the PS2. As for …

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