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Rumor: Gran Turismo 6 for PS3 this holiday

Gran Turismo 6 will reportedly launch this holiday season for PlayStation 3, according to iafrica, which allegedly obtained a leaked press release. There is currently a Gran Turismo event going on at the Silverstone Circuit in the UK, where attendees … Continue reading

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7 Signs PlayStation Vita Is a Disaster

In late 2011, Sony launched a new handheld platform called PlayStation Vita, the successor to its PSP. PSP was the machine that was supposed to cement Sony’s dominance in the gaming world: When Sony launched it in 2004, it owned … Continue reading

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PlayStation 2 discontinued in Japan after almost 13 years of service

The very last shipment of PlayStation 2 units to Japanese retailers is out the door, and the prolific console is now discontinued in the country. As Famitsu reports, production of the venerable black box ceased today nearly 13 years after … Continue reading

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Under Defeat’s Maruyama on shmup stagnation

G.Rev’s Under Defeat was already part of a “new generation” of shooters when it was released in arcades in 2005 and on Dreamcast in 2006 – at least, compared with what most people would think of as the “golden age” … Continue reading

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Sony: No price cut for older PS3s as redesign raises base price

Executive says consumers are tired of “weird price moves.” Sony When the PS3 “slim” model was introduced back in 2009, the hardware redesign came along with a $50 drop (to $300) for both the new hardware and the remaining stock … Continue reading

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Vita firmware 1.8 to add PSOne Classics support

The next Vita firmware update will add the PSOne Classics support originally announced during E3. There’s no exact date for version 1.8, but it’s due sometime this summer. The update won’t simply enable all PSOne Classics; according to Sony representatives, … Continue reading

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Faux PS4 built based on rumored specs, gets rumored results

The fine people at Official PlayStation Magazine UK trust the PlayStation 4 spec rumors enough to build the entire next-gen console with the assumed parts, which are all off-the-shelf PC pieces. Rumors have the PS4 using an AMD A8 3850 … Continue reading

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