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SONY: E3 2013 round-up

It’s clear to anyone attending tonight’s event that this year’s Sony press conference was a crowd-pleaser. The audience erupted with approval as the platform holder shrewdly positioned itself as a welcoming alternative to all the confusion and negativity surrounding rival Microsoft and its new console. PlayStation 4 will be cheaper …

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SONY: Gaikai to stream PS3 games on PS4 in 2014

Cloud streaming service Gaikai will allow the streaming of a select number of PS3 games on the PS4 from the start of 2014. Announcing the news at its E3 press conference, Sony said that the service wouldn’t be available straight away at the console’s launch, but would arrive at a …

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SONY: PS4 launches at £349 this Christmas

PlayStation 4 will be released for 349 this Christmas, Sony has announced. The price and launch window were revealed during the platform holder’s E3 press conference by Sony Computer Entertainment CEO and President Andrew House. It will cost $399 in the United States and €399 in Europe. "It’s a very …

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SONY: Microsoft digs abound as Sony confirms pre-owned plans for PS4

In a none-too-subtle dig at Microsoft, Sony confirmed that PlayStation 4 will not be limited by the same restrictions as Xbox One. During the platform holder’s E3 press conference, Sony Computer Entertainment America boss Jack Tretton confirmed that PS4 will allow users to play pre-owned games. That PS4 owners are …

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SONY: PS Plus carries over for PS4 but introduces multiplayer charge

PlayStation Plus users will be able to continue using their account when they pick up a PS4. Sony’s premium service already offers access to a range of content through PS3, PSP and Vita – no matter if gamers own one, two or all three of these platforms – and PS4 …

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SONY: Mad Max game coming to PlayStation 4

In what nearly looked like a Fallout 4 reveal, Sony announced PS4 will be getting a game based on the franchise that defined the post-apocalyptic genre: Mad Max. The game is being published by Warner Bros and developed by Avalance Studios, the creators of Just Cause – so expect an …

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SONY: The Elder Scolls Online coming to PS4

The MMO take on Skyrim, Oblivion and Morrowind is coming to PlayStation 4. During today’s Sony E3 press conference, the platform holder announced a new partnership with publisher Bethesda that would see The Elder Scrolls Online released on the next generation console. The game is due on PS4 in spring …

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SONY: Transistor and Oddworld remake lead PS4 indie line-up

Sony has demonstrated a convincing commitment to indie at its E3 press conference, calling numerous independent developers to the stage as it insisted that small studios and self publishing are vital to the PlayStation 4. Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida opened the discussion of indies at the event. "We are …

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SONY: Final Fantasy Versus XIII becomes FF XV on PS4; Kingdom Hearts III announced

Final Fantasy Versus XIII has finally been seen in public, but it’s undergone a name change. Now titled Final Fantasy IV, the game appears to use the next generation engine shown off at last year’s E3. Final Fantasy IV is set in a similar universe to Final Fantasy XIII, blending …

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SONY: 40 first-party games in development for PS4

There are 40 first-party games in development for the PS4, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has announced. Speaking at the company’s E3 2013 press conference Yoshida said that of those titles, 20 would be launched within the first year of launch. He added that a third of …

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