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PS3 auto download feature extended to non PS+ subscribers

A new PS3 firmware update has extended the ability to enable automatic downloads to non-subscribers of PlayStation Plus. Previously PS+ members were able to have their consoles automatically download both system updates and software purchases made in the online version of the Sony Entertainment Network website. Now all PS3 owners …

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You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad… with a catch

Nintendo has released a 700MB firmware patch for Wii U that introduces a particularly interesting bit of functionality. Users are now able to play Wii games via Wii Mode on their Wii U GamePad. Cool, right? But there’s a quite considerable catch – Wii software displayed on the Wii U …

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EA promises game-balancing tweaks in FIFA 14 update

The attacking potency of forward players in FIFA 14 is likely to be toned down in a future update to the game. EA says that it has noted from feedback from players of the demo who claimed that it was too easy to score from crosses, corners and finesse shots. …

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Sony looking for right time to "re-announce" The Last Guardian

Patience, Team Ico fans – Sony hasn’t yet abandoned plans to release much-delayed PS3 title The Last Guardian. In fact, SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has told CVG that the platform holder is waiting for the right time to re-announce” the game, presumably as a PS4 title. "Yeah we …

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Half-Life 3 could actually be upon us [UPDATE: Or not]

Valve could be on the verge of announcing Half-Life 3 following what appears to be the first step of a marketing campaign. As reported by users of NeoGaf, a sizeable Steam update for Half-life 2 has gone live that appears to change the game’s text and voice track into Korean. …

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Sony pulls PS3 4.45 firmware update amidst reports of bricked consoles

The latest firmware for PS3 has been pulled by Sony. That’s following widespread reports that the 4.45 update, which users are prompted to install whenever the console connects to PSN, is bricking some machines. We’re aware of reports that the recent PS3 update (4.45) has caused,” an official statement confirmed. …

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Windows Blue becomes Windows 8.1, is free update

The first major update for Windows 8 is coming later in the year under the banner of Windows 8.1. Previously known by less obvious codename Windows Blue, the free update will do much the same thing as the old service packs through which Microsoft issued major changes to prior operating …

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Firemonkeys tones down freemium elements of Real Racing 3

A consumer backlash to the freemium business model implemented in Real Racing 3 has forced a change to the game. Earlier this week the game was dated for February 28th, although it is currently available as part of a soft launch” in some territories (not including the UK). However, what …

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Wii U Virtual Console is coming, promises GamePad play

Nintendo has said that development of the Wii U version of the Virtual Console is ongoing – and furthermore, it promises GamePad compatibility. Wii U’s current Virtual Console functionality is limited. Owners cannot purchase content from the eShop but are able to transfer games they previously downloaded on their Wii …

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