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PS3 Home edges closer to launch

Sony has launched a brand new web portal for its long-awaited PS3 social networking service Home, adding weight to the claims that the service should arrive before the end of the year. In addition, in the last week Sony is believed to have sent out an additional 100,000 invites to …

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PS3 to get ‘competitive’ pricing in March 2009, claims report

Sony will drop the European price of the PS3 to make it ‘more competitive’ in March 2009 according to details supposedly leaked from an internal meeting held at the company last week. Allegedly, at the ‘Sony Computer Entertainment Staff Annual Briefing’ held on Friday, SCEE president David Reeves said that …

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Fight Night 4 laces its gloves

The industry has had to wait a long time to catch its first glimpse of EA’s upcoming Fight Night Round 4, but the moment will arrive at next month’s Spike TV Video Game Awards, Kotaku reports.. EA officially announced the title in May, but to date only selected retail partners …

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Afrika heading to West after all?

National Geographic announced earlier this week that it had established a games arm and would in future both develop and publish its own titles. However, of the two titles announced, namely National Geographic: King Herod and National Geographic: Africa, it seems that the latter may actually be SCEJ’s title. For …

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PS3 Trophies to be mandatory

Sony is reportedly to make the inclusion of Trophies, the firm’s answer to Xbox 360’s popular Achievement system, mandatory from January next year, Videogamer reports. The site claims to have word from an SCEE spokesperson that any titles released from the turn of the year must include the system – …

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Launch version of Home beta to arrive tomorrow?

A leaked memo has reportedly revealed that Home 1.0, the version of Sony’s hyped social networking software that will eventually be released to the public, will become available to closed beta testers tomorrow. CVG reports the memo as reading: 1.0 will arrive in the closed beta this Thursday November 20th …

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PS3 Wireless Keypad priced and dated

Sony has confirmed that its Wireless PS3 Keypad will be released in the UK on November 28th and will retail for 24.99, according to Eurogamer . The kit was originally unveiled at the Leipzig Games Convention in August, and will allow users to more easily compose messages to friends, as …

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Star Trek MMO beaming onto consoles?

Though developer Cryptic Studios has yet to confirm the host platform for its upcoming Federation-themed MMO Star Trek online, an online job ad suggests that both Xbox 360 and PS3 versions will be joining the PC release. MCV’s closest online sibling Develop has the full story – click here to …

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US: Sony hails annual PS3 sales hike

Despite being trumped by Microsoft’s Xbox 360 in the October hardware sales battle, Sony still has reason to celebrate NPD’s North American October sales figures with some impressive rises for its PS3 console. Sales of the machine are up 56 per cent on October 2007, with total unit sales of …

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