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  • UK to receive Special Edition Crisis Core: FFVII

    UK retailers have started posting pre-orders for a proposed Special Edition release of the upcoming PlayStation Portable title, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII. An official announcement from Square Enix is “imminent,” though this hasn’t stopped multiple retailers posting it on th...

  • Manhunt 2 finally cleared for UK release

    A story that we have followed since the beginning is that of Rockstar Games’ battle with the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). The long fought legal battle shadowed over the permission to release Manhunt 2 in the UK for the PSP, PS2, and Wii gaming platforms. To put an end to al...

  • SCEE aiming for Q2 release for WipEout HD

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has said in an email that it hoping to release WipEout HD in the second quarter of 2008. Speaking to videogaming247, the company stated, “We haven’t announced a release date for WipEout HD yet but we’re targeting Q2.” Developed ...

  • COD4 biggest game on PS3, new marketing push planned

    Publisher Activision is set to introduce a new marketing initiative for its critically acclaimed title, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, following news from Chart Track that the shooter has become the biggest selling game on PlayStation 3. The company announced this week that the title would recei...

  • Battlestations developer hints at PS3 plans

    Eidos Hungary, the developer behind the Xbox 360/PC series Battlestations, has expressed interest in working on Sony’s PlayStation 3 console, though wouldn’t commit to any specific details. Speaking to videogamer.com, Senior Developer Atilla Soross discussed the possibility of bringi...

  • Japan: PSP outsells DS, catches up with Wii

    Weekly PlayStation Portable sales in Japan have edged past the DS for another week, as Sony’s handheld machine continues to gather momentum, barely missing the top spot by little over 3,000 units. According to Media Create data for the week ended March 9, PSP sold 53,924 units, just shy of ...

  • Ready at Dawn: PS3 will likely win console battle

    Ready at Dawn, developer of the PlayStation Portable title, God of War: Chains of Olympus, has stated its belief that the PlayStation 3 will likely win the on-going console battle, but confessed the next hardware cycle could prove a more interesting race. Speaking to Next-Gen.biz, Studio Head Did...

  • PS3 gaining "considerable ground" on 360, says analyst

    Speaking in light of NPD hardware sales for February, simExchange analyst Jesse Divnich observes that the PlayStation 3 is gaining “considerable ground” on the Xbox 360, suggesting Microsoft needs to cut the price of its console in order counter the Sony surge. Divnich commented, &ldq...

  • February's NPD numbers

    It's that time of month again. No, companies aren't chucking bills at you; it's NPD time! Without further adieu, the US hardware sales for the month of February are as follows: Nintendo DS: 587.6K Wii: 432.0K PlayStation 2: 351.8K PlayStation 3: 280.8K PlayStation Portable: 243.1K Xbo...

  • Obsidian confirms Alpha Protocol

    A few days ago, we revealed to you a small piece of information from Game Informer detailing that Obsidian is working on a James Bond inspired RPG scheduled to release on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Now Obsidian officially steps up and confirms the title while disclosing new details about the g...

  • Kaz Hirai heads up both SCEI and SOE now

    Sony announced through a press release today that the Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Online Entertainment departments will finally be merging.  The two companies will still remain largely independent from one another, but Kaz Hirai will now be heading up both departments.  President ...

  • North American PSN update; March 13

    It looks like North America was treated to another full list of content for this week's PlayStation Network update.  Of course, as per usualy, people will complain about the lack of anything huge being added, but people need to start realizing blockbuster events don't happen weekly. We should b...

  • Behind the scenes of Velvet Assassin

    Replay Studios and Gamecock Media Group have given gamers a behind the scenes look at their upcoming title, Velvet Assassin.  The game follows a real-life secret agent from World War II whose main responsibility was to sabotage the Germans at every possible opportunity.  Did we mention tha...

  • Killzone linked up with PSN, possible beta on the way?

    Killzone.com has officially joined forces with the PlayStation Network.  According to their website, they're expecting everyone to link their profiles with their PSN accounts as well.  With the recent confirmation of the Official PlayStation Forums profiles being linked with their PSN acco...

  • Infinity Ward wants to do away with WWII

    If all of the wars of the world were tallied up for the amount of revenue they have generated from books, television, movies, and videogames, World War II would certainly top the list. Even more embedded in the videogames industry, WWII has become a standard done one too many times. Agreeing to thi...

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