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Enterbrain: 80GB PS3 is heading to Japan

Industry nose-tappers in Japan are suggesting that Sony will phase out both the 60GB and 20GB PS3 consoles in the territory – but not before a price drop. Enterbrain’s chief marketing analyst Mitsunobu Uwatoko revealed to MCV that, following the PS3’s price cut in the US and the introduction of …

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PS3 UTIII to support mouse and keyboard

Format holders have long resisted it for fear of muddying the perception that their machines are not simply PCs that sit under the TV – but it seems that Sony is to break the mould and allow Epic to implement ‘proper’ mouse and keyboard support in unreal Tournament III. CVG …

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Eidos boss: PS3 price cut insufficient

CEO of Eidos Bill Gardner has said that the recent PS3 price cut in the US is not sufficient alone to bring the next-gen console to the mass market, reports GamesIndustry.biz . "I don’t think [the price cut] is enough to reach the mass consumer, but I think it is …

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Firm demands destruction of Sonys Cell processor

A company named Parallel Processing claims that Sony’s much touted PS3 processor, the Cell, infringes one of its existing patents, and is demanding the impounding and destruction” of Sony’s entire chip stockpile. Next-Gen reports that a lawsuit filed on July 26th claims that a patent called Synchronized Parallel Processing with …

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Sony boss: No PS3 price cut at this point

After dropping the cost of the PS3 in the US earlier this month, president of Sony Ryoji Chubachi has announced that there will be no similar price cutting in Asia or Europe at this point,” reported Bloomberg . The boss of the platform holder refused to shed light on whether …

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Sony to release cut-price $399 40GB PS3

Microsoft’s director of technical strategies Andre Vrignaud has predicted that Sony will launch a cut-price 40GB PS3 this Q4 in an effort to maintain competitiveness in the next-gen console war. Speaking to N’Gai Croal at Level Up, Vrignaud stated: A single, $599 SKU would be untenable – if they don’t …

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Harrison: Developers face format choice

Speaking exclusively to MCV, Sony’s Head of Worldwide Studios Phil Harrison has said that the choice developers face when deciding what hardware formats to support is harder now than it ever has been. Development and support for a format is very important yes, and the story is very different these …

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Eidos counts the millions

Ahead of the publishing of its FY07 financial results in September, Eidos has heralded the success of a number of its titles and stated its belief in the PS3. Joining Tomb Raider Anniversary in the million-seller club is free-roaming jungle romp Just Cause. Next-gen sea-battler Battlestations: Midway was also highlighted …

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Wipeout 2097 leads PSN charge

Hot on the heels of the release of the new 1.90 firmware today, Sony is to treat owners to a broad selection of new content tomorrow, with classic PSOne racer Wipeout 2097 leading the charge. The second instalment in the futuristic racing series will be joined by a number of …

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