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Sony: PlayStation 4 will not get backwards compatibility

Although many people would like to use their PlayStation 3 game discs on their PlayStation 4 game consoles, Sony Computer Entertainment does not have plans to enable backwards compatibility with previous-gen titles. Initially, neither Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One nor Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 were compatible with games designed for previous-generation …

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The PS4 controller is now fully compatible with PS3

If you have problems with the Playstation 3 controller and prefer the much improved Dual Shock 4 then it might interest you to know that the gamepad is now fully compatible with Sony’s last gen console. The latest PS3 firmware update will allow users to wirelessly connect their PS4 controllers. Reddit …

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There will be a ‘The Last of Us’ live-action movie

Over the years Hollywood has become increasingly interested in the world of video games with many major franchises being considered for theatrical release and now, The Last of Us is one of them. According to Deadline, Sony subsidiary, Screen Gems, will be creating the film while the game’s Creative Director, Neil …

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GTA Online creator is coming this week

If you’ve been waiting for Rockstar to give you a reason to pop back into Los Santos then this could be your week, as Grand Theft Auto V’s online creator beta will be launching any day now, so keep an eye out. Online players will now be able to create …

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Sony boss speaks out about future PS3 support

The PS4 is coming out next month but thats not to say the Playstation 3 doesn’t have life left in it, although it might not be as long as you think. Worldwide Studios president, Shuhei Yoshida, in an interview with Games Industry, said that while the PS3 won’t get the 5 …

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Free to play Soul Calibur will be a PS3 exclusive

Soul Calibur is a long running franchise of fighting games and many might remember it’s fourth iteration for featuring either Darth Vader or Yoda, depending on which console you bought it on. Well now it’s getting a free to play version on the not-quite-dead-yet PlaySatation 3. This free to play …

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Gaming at KitGuru: weekly roundup

This is another news update from KitGuru Gaming! We attended PlayStation Access. There, we had an opportunity  to play Dark Souls and GoldenEye 007: Reloaded. And rave a little bit. Find our impressions below: News: Global Ops: Commando Libya – A genuine representation of the conflict, or a quick attempt …

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Sony roll out 3.61 firmware update for PS3

Many readers will be pleased to hear that Sony’s Playstation Network is back online for the UK audience with the aim to get all services back in action by the end of the month. Sony have released a new 3.61 firmware which has to be applied to the console after …

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Sony hiring hackers to plug holes in Playstation 3?

Sony have been in the limelight in recent weeks thanks to their high profile campaign against the hacking audience who have been breaking into the Playstation 3 and compromising their technology. Reports floating around the news wire indicate that they might be looking to hire some hackers to help them …

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Sony legal team play hardball against hackers

Sony have been successful in their court battles against hacker George Hotz. Bad news for them however this weekend because Mathieu Hervais, another hacker has found a way to exploit the 3.56 firmware from the company. Afterdawn.com have said that Hervais will not release the details online, probably for fear …

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Playstation 3 victim of custom seizures

Last month KitGuru reported that LG were trying to ban the Playstation 3 from the USA. It appears, based on latest reports that shipments of the black shiny console will be running dry as custom officials are ordered to seize European shipments also. This court ordered ban on imports was …

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Hackers break PlayStation 3 ‘private key’

It has been a long time coming, but a hacking group called ‘fail0verflow’ have announced that they have deciphered the private key that Sony uses to authorise code to run on PlayStation 3 systems. With access to this private key, code can be run as if it was authorised by …

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