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Analyst expects Sony ‘to utterly dominate the rest of the console cycle’

The announcement of a 350 RRP for PlayStation VR could mark the game over point in the next-gen console battle. That’s according to Macquarie Securities analyst Ben Schachter, who told VG247 that without a significant intervention from Microsoft, PS4 could now run away with the market. A big open question …

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Sony ‘happy’ to consider PSN Xbox Live cross-platform play

PlayStation-Xbox cross-platform multiplayer may be closer to becoming a reality. In a statement provided to GameSpot, Sony has said that would be happy to speak to companies interested in cross-platform play, and also pointed out that it has been enabling cross-platform play since 2002’s Final Fantasy XI. This follows ID@Xbox …

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PlayStation Camera sales up by almost 1,000% overnight on Amazon

Sales of the PlayStation Camera and PlayStation Move controllers have shot up on Amazon. Videogamer has spotted that PlayStation Camera sales are up by 975 per cent on Amazon UK. The firm sells the product for 39. Meanwhile, the PlayStation Move controller has seen sales rise by 305 per cent …

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From the archive: PlayStation’s VR gamble

Christopher Dring asks PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan about the plans for PlayStation VR following the hardware’s brief appearance during Paris Games Week in October. IHS says you’ll sell 1.6m VR headsets and generate $500m by the end of 2016. Is that what you expect? No idea. Sorry, that’s not… …

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PlayStation VR to launch in October for £349

Sony has delayed its PlayStation VR headset until October, and it will go on sale for 349. That’s significantly below the cost of Oculus Rift (500+) and the HTC Vive (700+). However, it is the same price as the PS4 was when it arrived in 2013 (350). PlayStation CEO Andrew …

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Former Pixar animator reveals PlayStation VR interactive movie Gary the Gull

A former Pixar and Bungie animator is heading up development on an interactive movie for PlayStation VR. The game itself is called Gary the Gull, and the technology powering it will be made available to other developers too. It tells a story like a movie, but it’s interactive like a …

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Microsoft opens doors to Xbox-PlayStation cross-platform multiplayer

Well isn’t Microsoft just full of surprises. Having set parts of the fandom alight with its recent comments about the marriage of Xbox and PC, Microsoft has now said that it is fully embracing cross-platform online multiplayer. But we’re not just talking between Xbox and PC – Microsoft is happy …

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