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Now PSN digital titles rollout to all UK GAMEs and Gamestations

The GAME Group has confirmed that it has rolled out its PlayStation digital games offering to all 615 of its GAME and Gamestation stores in the UK. Earlier this month the chain confirmed that it had rolled out its Xbox Live catalogue nationwide. Over 40 PSN products are now available …

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Crysis for Xbox 360 and PS3 to be digital release

The freshly announced Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of 2007 PC shooter Crysis will be digital-only releases. The game, which was only announced this morning, will cost 1600 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live Games on Demand (around 13.70) or 15.99 on the PlayStation Network. It will differ from the original …

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Legalities of XBLA’s rival platform policy detailed

There’s nothing wrong with Microsoft’s decision not to publish downloadable games on Xbox Live if they arrive on rival systems first, a lawyer has claimed. Last month the publisher’s VP of interactive entertainment business for Europe Chris Lewis said the reason for not publishing rival exclusives is because it’s protecting …

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Sony hires security expert

The former director of the US National Cyber Security Center has joined Sony to help fortify its PlayStation Network, months after the online service was struck by a massive data breach. Philip Reitinger, based in Washington DC, will join Sony as chief information security officer, Sony has said. The appointment …

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PSN sales up following hack outage

The astonishing PlayStaion Network crisis that dominated the headlines earlier this year doesn’t seem to have dented the public appetite for PSN. Gamasutra reports that Sony CEO Howard Stringer told an audience at the IFA electronics show that since the restoration of the service in March an additional 3m users …

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Sonic CD gets digital re-release

Sega has confirmed the news accidentally leaked by Microsoft earlier this week that it is to re-release Sonic CD. The game was originally released for Sega’s ill-fated Mega Drive expansion the Mega CD in 1993. It’s generally regarded as one of the strongest instalments in the classic platforming series. Now …

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Virtua Fighter returns

Sega has announced that it has begun work on a fifth instalment in the Virtua Fighter series. The game has previously been released at retail but is to get a second release, this time only on Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. 19 characters will be included, as well …

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Driver: SF gets full digital PSN release

Ubisoft has revealed that upcoming release Driver: San Francisco will receive a full digital release on the PlayStation Network. Though no firm release date for the PSN version was given, Ubisoft Reflections MD Garth Edmonson told a Gamescom panel last week that it would arrive in a few weeks”, suggesting …

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