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Rare PlayStation SNES prototype switched on

Earlier this year, a super rare prototype of Nintendo and Sony’s collaboration console was found in what seemed like perfect condition and photos of it appeared online. Only 200 of these consoles were ever made, most of which were thrown out after the project fell apart. Now for the first …

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PS4 Playbook laptop faithfully channels R2-D2

One advantage PC gaming has over console gaming, is that there are portable versions of those platforms that we can take around with us. They’re called laptops and you have to look far and wide to find a console equivalent. They are out there though, like the Xbox and PlayStation …

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AMD begins development of its third major semi-custom design

Advanced Micro Devices recently started to design its third semi-custom accelerated processing unit for an undisclosed customer. Some believe that this third semi-custom system-on-chip will eventually power Nintendo’s next-generation game console code-named “NX”. However, AMD claims that the new SoC “expands the base” of its semi-custom business beyond gaming, which …

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Kerbal Space Program to crashland onto the PS4

Kerbal Space Program is a game that has proved decriers of Early Access wrong, by steadily updating its space building management, flight sim, into the finished product it is today. But of course, being only available on PC, it’s audience isn’t as wide as it perhaps could be. Which is …

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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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Dragon Age DLC hits PlayStation in May

Just a few days ago, Bioware surprised us all with new single player content for Dragon Age Inquisition, the DLC known as ‘Jaws of Hakkon’ is now available for the Xbox One and PC but PlayStation and Xbox 360 owners will get their chance to play it in May, it …

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Spotify comes to the PS4 and PS3 today

PlayStation Music Unlimited is officially dead and has now been taken over by Spotify on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Over the last six months, Sony has been working with Spotify to build its debut console app. The console app will be available to free Spotify users as well …

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Sony’s PlayStation division made £3 billion in Q3

Sony hasn’t been in the best financial position recently but the company’s PlayStation division is continuing to help keep the company afloat, generating £3 billion in revenue during the third quarter (holiday season) last year. That made for a pretty big sales boost, generating an extra 16.8 per cent year …

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Sales of Sony PlayStation 4 surpass 20.2 million units worldwide

Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 continues to demonstrate incredible sales dynamics never seen before in the history of video game consoles. At the Game Developers Conference the platform holder revealed that cumulative sales of PS4 systems had surpassed 20 million units worldwide. As of the 1st of March, 2015, sales of …

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Free DriveClub for PS+ not cancelled

Earlier this week a Sony EU executive was quoted as saying that he could not “guarantee” that the promised free version of DriveClub for PlayStation+ members would ever release. Obviously it caused a bit of a stir, which has prompted an official response from Sony. In a statement sent to …

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Sony to show off Project Morpheus at GDC

Sony apparently has a four-hour long Project Morpheus event planned for the Games Developers Conference next month. The PlayStation VR headset will be shown off in detail on the 3rd of March, Sony will also be going over its future plans for virtual reality. It is likely that the headset …

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Sony says The Last Guardian still in development

Update: Following yesterday’s story that Sony has abandoned the trademark for The Last Guardian, Sony has commented, saying that the game is in-fact still in development and the abandoned trademark listing was just an administrative error at PlayStation America. Original story: Sony unveiled The Last Guardian a number of years …

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Sony has abandoned The Last Guardian trademark

Sony unveiled The Last Guardian a number of years ago, initially as a PlayStation 3 exclusive. However, despite the long and troubled development cycle, the company has refused to announce its cancellation and has remained certain that it will come out eventually. Unfortunately, that may longer be true as Sony …

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