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Ubisoft to publish next Armored Core

Ubisoft has announced that it is to publish From Software’s curiously titled latest in its mech battler series, Armored Core for Answer, on Xbox 360 and PS3 this October. The game is set in a pollution-ridden future where the world’s populace fear that the planet’s end is approaching. The title …

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PS3 sales rocket in Sony financials

Sony has revealed huge like-for-like rises in PS3 hardware and software in its Q1 financials. In terms of like-for-like sales, the platform holder’s flagship console sold double the amount it did last Q1 – up to 1.56m from 0.70m the previous year. PlayStation 3 software also fared rather well – …

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PS3 to become family console

PlayStation 3 is set to take up the mainstream appeal of its predecessor – with its ‘positioning’ and marketing changing to appeal to a broader audience. That’s according to the global boss of PlayStation, Kaz Hirai, who told MCV in the second part of our exclusive interview that the system …

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Hirai: Rivals cant compete with PS3s exclusives

Sony Computer Entertainment president Kaz Hirai believes that PS3’s unrivalled” first-party product and Blu-Ray capabilities mean the console enjoys better exclusive content than either of its competitors’ machines. Addressing the issue of Microsoft’s investment in ‘exclusive’ downloadable content for titles such as GTA IV – and speaking after the much-publicised …

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Sony promises Leipzig blockbuster

After a solid but unspectacular E3 outing, Sony now plans to dominate proceedings at Leipzig as it concentrates on splitting its key announcements across E3, Games Convention and the Tokyo Games Show. At an exclusive European media briefing, SCEE president David Reeves told MCV that global announcements and ‘blockbuster’ revelations …

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Sony: We have the best games line-up

SCEE President David Reeves has joined the debate over who ‘won’ E3 – stating that the platform holder is in confident mood after SCEA boss Jack Tretton took to the stage at the LA Expo last week. I think from what Jack Tretton said, the reaction has been well summarised …

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E3 08: Ratchet & Clank heading to Blu-Ray

Though it was announced as a frontline downloadable PSN product at the Sony E3 press conference, SCEE boss David Reeves has confirmed that the upcoming Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Booty will also be available on Blu-Ray in Europe. The game follows the lead of Warhawk and Gran Turismo 5 …

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US: June games market jumps 53 per cent year-on-year

The North American June sales figures from NPD have shown that total spending on gaming in the territory for the period hit $1.69 billion – up an incredible 53 per cent compared to the same month last year. Breaking the figure down, hardware sales were up 54 per cent from …

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US: PS3 tops 360 in June hardware sales

If there’s one thing that was evident from Sony’s E3 conference it was the firm’s confidence in its range of platforms, and in particular the PS3 – and this self-belief has now been backed up by news that North American sales of the PS3 in June were very nearly double …

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PS3 PlayTV due September 10th

SCEE president David Reeves has confirmed that Sony’s highly anticipated Freeview TV add-on PlayTV will launch in the UK on September 10th, and will roll out to the rest of Europe by the end of December. PlayTV turns a PS3 into a fully-functional PVR – a device that allows users …

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