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Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands Media Blow-out

Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands takes a departure from the style of the 2008¬†PlayStation¬†3 title, returning the series to its classic PS2 Sands of Time gameplay. It’s good timing too, since the Hollywood movie based on that game will … Continue reading

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PS3 and Xbox 360 gap soon to be just 4 million

“Sales, sales, console sales.” It’s a hit song in Latvia. The chorus goes “Wii, Wii, Wii all the way home.” Anyway, in the battle for second place, the situation is hotting up. With Microsoft announcing 40 million worldwide Xbox 360 … Continue reading

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PS3’s GPU 40nm redesign results in reduced power consumption

Sony said that the PlayStation 3 Slim would result in the company finding profit on the system. Despite a $100 price drop, the console’s slim repackaging would not only let the hardware break even, but also eventually result in profit … Continue reading

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Kevin Butler’s ‘stache sells ModNation Racers

Kevin Butler’s advertisements continue to cause hilarity with his latest entry centering on ModNation Racers. The game marries Mario Kart with LittleBigPlanet, letting players create their own tracks and share them with the PlayStation Network community. VP of Inspiration and … Continue reading

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Modern Warfare 2 crowned most successful entertainment launch

We knew the success of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 when the game launched, but it’s achievements are now official. Infinity Ward’s game has been awarded the Guinness World Record for more successful entertainment launch of all time. … Continue reading

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Next Tony Hawk game confirmed and named

Tony Hawk Ride was Activision’s reply to Skate. Sounds odd, considering EA’s Skate was in answer to Tony Hawk. However, Ride attempted to teal favour by building on the peripheral band-wagon with an electronic board for your in-game moves. Skate … Continue reading

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Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 confirmed with teaser trailer

We have more news coming out from Capcom’s Captivate event; the confirmation of Bionic Commando Rearmed 2. Yes, the classic side-scrolling game returns in a PSN and XBLA sequel. The game is now developed by Fat Shark, taking the place … Continue reading

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Confirmed, First Trailer Unveiled

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is real. It’s coming to current generation consoles and is powered by Capcom’s impressive MT Framework engine. This is the same engine that powered Resident Evil 5, Devil May Cry 4 and Lost Planet 2. Yes, … Continue reading

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Pratchett: Mirror’s Edge saw last minute script cuts

Video game scriptwriter Rhianna Pratchett reveals that a significant portion of Mirror’s Edge’s script was cut at the last minute. A decision that has resulted in Pratchett forgoing the option to return for a second entry in the franchise. DICE’s … Continue reading

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March NPD shows big results for PS3 software

Software sales for the PlayStation 3 dominated its competitors, bringing in 40 per cent of the top ten’s dosh and topping the charts with God of War III. It was actually PS3 software that helped the US video games market … Continue reading

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