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Sony: 525,000 PS3 consoles, 160,000 Vitas sold over Black Friday week

Following Nintendo and Microsoft’s lead, Sony has revealed Black Friday US sales data for its hardware. The PS3 sold over 525,000 units during the week of November 18th-24th, with the PS Vita moving 160,000 devices in the same period. The sales numbers for Sony’s systems were of course bolstered by …

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PS3 Skyrim DLC shows signs of life

PS3 Skyrim owners have been left behind, but not forgotten according to Bethesda. The company’s PR and marketing head Pete Hines took to Twitter in response to the questions regarding the lack of any of the title’s DLC for Sony’s console. "We continue to work on it. And content will …

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Dishonored Dunwall City Trials dated for December, more DLC in 2013

Bethesda has officially announced the first DLC pack for its multi-platform hit Dishonored. Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials will launch across all territories on December 11th on PC and PS3 for $4.99/3.99/€4.99, as well as on Xbox 360 for 400 MS Points. The add-on offers ten challenge maps where players must …

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Resident Evil: Revelations listed for consoles

A console port for Capcom’s well received 3DS effort Resident Evil: Revelations appears to be in the works for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Eurogamer reports PS3 and 360 versions of the game were recently listed on the Korean Ratings Board. Revelations launched earlier this year on 3DS, and if …

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PS3 hits 70m worldwide

70m PlayStation 3 consoles have been shipped worldwide, says Sony. And as revealed by MCV last month, 5m has been sold in the UK. The platform hit the milestone as of November 4th, while as of November 11th over 15m units of Sony’s PlayStation Move accessory had also been sold …

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PS3 version of Black Ops 2 has a few online teething issues

With millions of day one sales, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was always going to experience a couple of hiccups. Sadly for owners of the PS3, both of the early issues are dogging only their systems. Some players have taken to the European PlayStation forums to complain of online …

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Read the MCV Wonderbook Supplement

Wonderbook: Book of Spells hits shelves this week, and to mark its arrival MCV has published a special trade supplement devoted to the new product. As well as details on the marketing, PR, plus retail plans, we also speak to Sony’s UK boss Fergal Gara and the Wonderbook game director …

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Sony smacks PS3 pirates with PSN bans

Consumers who use the new PS3 lv0 bootloader key to play games illegally online are being banned from PSN. Unauthorised software for the PlayStation 3 system was recently released by hackers,” a Sony statement reads. Use of such software violates the terms of the ‘System Software License Agreement for the …

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Chinese home console ban could be scrapped – platform holders have kittens

Sony’s PS3 has reportedly received a certification of quality from a Chinese safety standards body, leading to speculation that the world’s most populace country could be about to lift its ban on home consoles. The super-state banned such hardware in 2000 amidst concerns about their potential effect on the country’s …

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