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Hirai: Developers should be concentrating on PS3

Sony Computer Entertainment president Kaz Hirai has said that developers should focus their activity around the PS3 when making multi-platform games. Hirai was speaking about the trend for companies to develop games for multiple platforms in an interview with Japanese website ITMedia +D Games. Translated by MCV sister publication Develop, …

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PS3 closes gap on Wii in Japan

The latest hardware sales figures from Japan suggest that Sony’s PS3 is gaining ground on the hugely successful Nintendo Wii. According to Famitsu publisher Enterbrain, Nintendo sold 245,653 Wiis in the four weeks to August 26th, compared with 81,541 units for Sony’s PS3. Xbox 360 sold 11,288 units in the …

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Woolworths selling PS3 at all time low price

Woolworths has claimed that it has dropped the price of the PlayStation 3 to its ‘lowest ever level’ – offering Sony’s next-gen console for just 375 over the bank holiday weekend. The value bundle comes with two free games, two free Blu-Ray DVDs and an additional controller. The deal is …

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GC LEIPZIG: Sonys PS3 announcements

As part of its drive to put the PS3 at the front of the digital home, president of SCEE David Reeves showcased PlayTV – its personal video recording software. It allows users to watch, pause and record digital television programmes, and also allows remote viewing on the PSP. It will …

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Bonanza of PS3 titles dated

Release dates for some of PS3’s most hotly anticipated titles have been announced on the Sony-owned Three Speech blog. According to the site , Heavenly Sword will hit shelves on September 14th, ‘the plan’ for RPG Folklore is October 12th, action epic Lair is ‘also TBC, but the plan is …

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EA responds to PS3 Madden criticism

Following some heavy criticism of the PS3 incarnation of EA’s Madden 08 in US newspaper The USA Today, a developer working for the publisher has sought to justify the difference between the various next-gen versions, CVG reports . It was our intention to put out the best possible with Madden …

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We want a PS3 price drop

While US and Japanese gamers continue to snap up PS3 hardware for as much as 150 cheaper than UK consumers, several leading industry execs have criticised the console’s controversial 425 price tag. Duncan Cross, head of games at supermarket giant Asda, strongly believes that the Sony console needs a helping …

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PS3 ad banned in UK

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a Sony PS3 internet advert in the UK, reported Life Style Extra. The organisation said that the advert "could be deemed to condone or glamorize violence or anti-social behaviour.” After forcing it to be withdrawn, the ASA issued Sony with a warning regarding its …

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