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$3 billion cash injection for PlayStation?

Sony will sell around $2.9 billion worth of shares from its insurance unit, freeing up a huge amount of capital that commentators have asserted could be injected into its game business, possibly precipitating a PS3 price cut. Sony could use the funds for various options to strengthen its electronics and …

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Hirai: Developers should be concentrating on PS3

Sony Computer Entertainment president Kaz Hirai has said that developers should focus their activity around the PS3 when making multi-platform games. Hirai was speaking about the trend for companies to develop games for multiple platforms in an interview with Japanese website ITMedia +D Games. Translated by MCV sister publication Develop, …

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GC LEIPZIG: Sonys PSP announcements

At its press conference in Leipzig, Sony has announced that the new PSP Slim and Lite will be available across SCEE territories from September 5th this year. The firm also announced two limited edition bundles featuring either Spiderman 3 (and Spiderman 3 the film on UMD) or The Simpsons Game …

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GC LEIPZIG: Sonys PS3 announcements

As part of its drive to put the PS3 at the front of the digital home, president of SCEE David Reeves showcased PlayTV – its personal video recording software. It allows users to watch, pause and record digital television programmes, and also allows remote viewing on the PSP. It will …

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EA responds to PS3 Madden criticism

Following some heavy criticism of the PS3 incarnation of EA’s Madden 08 in US newspaper The USA Today, a developer working for the publisher has sought to justify the difference between the various next-gen versions, CVG reports . It was our intention to put out the best possible with Madden …

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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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