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US: Microsoft predicts February sales loss

Ahead of the release of the official North American NPD sales figures for February, Microsoft has conceded that its Xbox 360 was most likely outsold by Sony’s PS3 last month – though only thanks to supply restrictions. Speaking to Reuters, Greenberg claimed: "We definitely expect we will trail in February …

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GTAIV episodic content to be ongoing

In last night’s financial report , Rockstar owning Take Two stated that downloadable episodic content is an area that it intends to invest heavily in, with regular updates for its biggest titles already penned in for 2009. We also have significant visibility into fiscal 2009, which includes additional episodic content …

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Gran Turismo 5 Prologue dated

Having altered things ever so slightly since its last release schedule , Sony has confirmed that the long-awaited Gran Turismo 5 Prologue will be released on Wednesday March 26th in the UK for 24.99. That’s the date for the Blu-Ray version, at least. A download-only PSN version will arrive a …

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Sony under pressure to slash PS3 price

Following Microsoft’s official confirmation of a price drop across its entire Xbox 360 range, Strategy Analytics has stated that the move will put pressure on Sony to follow suit with its PS3. Sony will be nervous that the PS3’s recent sales surge may fizzle out now that the premium Xbox …

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PS3 Getaway still in development

It appears that a third instalment to Sony’s Getways series is still on the way to PS3 after all. Though the platform holder had never said anything to the contrary, the fact that it’s been almost two years since the firm spoke of the title had lead to much speculation. …

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Farrell: Wii hasnt won yet

Chief executive of THQ Brian Farrell has predicted that Sony and Microsoft can still catch Nintendo in the next-gen console sales battle. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference, Farrell said he expects the PS3 and Xbox 360 sales to increase as both platform holders drop their price, reports Kotaku. …

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iSuppli: PS3 price cut expected this year

Analyst firm iSuppli has stated that the balance of the next-gen console battle has tipped in Sony’s favour, and that the firm is likely to cut the cost of its PS3 this year to make the most of the console’s increasing momentum. "2008 will be a turning year for the …

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Sony hails retail as PS3 hits 1m

PlayStation 3 has officially sold one million units at UK retail, hitting the milestone faster than PSOne or PS2. Anbd now Sony Computer Entertainment UK boss Ray Maguire is more confident than ever that the console can step up its game further in the next-gen race this year. Achieving one …

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God of War 3 confirmed

SCE UK has confirmed to MCV that God of War 3 is coming soon to PlayStation 3. Initial rumours spread following the appearance of an advert in the upcoming God of War: Chains of Olympus manual featuring the words ‘Coming Soon’ and ‘PlayStation 3′ below the traditional Omega symbol. Sony …

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PEGI reveals upcoming PSN releases

There may have been a few complaints about the perceived lack of new content appearing on Sony’s PS3 network PSN as of late, but a list on European ratings board PEGI’s website reveals a number of titles are on the way. The one that caught MCV’s eye was Vib Ribbon, …

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