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  • UK software charts: World at War keeps top spot

    We've got the figures in for last week's UK all-format software sales, and things aren't looking very rosey for Sony's first party products. LittleBigPlanet slipped to 24th, while MotorStorm: Pacific Rift skipped the top forty entirely. Call of Duty: World at War maintained its number one positi...

  • SOE Seattle: The Agency won't be pay-per-month

    In an interview with Kikizo, Sony Online Entertainment Seattle's Kevin O'Hara has revealed that upcoming "persistent online shooter" The Agency may not be released on a pay-per-month basis, unlike other Massively Multiplayer SOE projects such as EverQuest. O'Hara explained that The Agen...

  • EyeToy devs criticise Xbox camera, Wii remote

    Harmonix and Nintendo might have taken casual gaming to the headlines, but it was Sony who arguably kickstarted that particular revolution with products like Buzz, SingStar and Sony London's EyeToy camera. The latter has built up an installed base of 10.5 million during its five years on the market,...

  • Capcom: no SSFII Turbo HD in Europe this week

    Capcom has dampened spirits this morning with news that Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix will not be released on PlayStation Network in Europe this week. Speaking to Eurogamer, a company spokesperson stated, “it's definitely not this week.” The game arrives in North America toda...

  • SCEA: PSP piracy is "trending down"

    Piracy has exerted a drag on the PlayStation Portable's software sales since day one, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, right? Wrong. Or so Sony Computer Entertainment America's Head of Hardware Marketing, John Koller, would have you believe. “We’ve made really no...

  • Tomb Raider: Underworld sales lead on PS3

    The PlayStation 3 version of Tomb Raider: Underworld has turned over a solid performance at retail, accounting for approximately 51 per cent of overall sales in the game’s first week. The Xbox 360 version racked in 34 per cent of sales, with the DS, Wii and PC SKUs left to fight over the r...

  • Killzone 2 to feature "no install"

    According to Guerrilla Games QA Manager Seb Downie, one of the most graphics laden PS3 exclusives to date, Killzone 2, will not require any pre-installation. With many beautiful games like Fallout 3 and Metal Gear Solid 4 requiring hefty 5GB installs, it comes as a surprise that Killzone 2 won't ...

  • Sony: No plans for March price cut

    We reported earlier about an anonymous tip that has hinted towards a price cut sometime in March of 2009. With X360 receiving price cuts within the last couple of months, Microsoft has seen an increase in sales, something we'd imagine Sony trying to replicate. However, according to Sony, there are n...

  • Dead Space demo due out this week

    Haven’t quite decided whether or not Electronic Arts’ Dead Space is for you? Well, fortunately you’re in luck – the publisher announced today that it will be depositing a free demo of the survival horror outing on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade this week. Those o...

  • New Final Fantasy XIII/Versus XIII screenshots

    Gamekyo has bagged some new screenshots of Square Enix’s hotly anticipated Final Fantasy XIII and its PlayStation 3 exclusive sidekick, Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Seen below, FFXIII’s latest image onslaught features yet another glimpse at the mysterious character known as Snow, who ap...

  • New holiday 80GB PS3 bundle spotted at Best Buy

    Images of a new PlayStation 3 bundle have surfaced on the web today by way of Kotaku, showcasing an 80GB console packed with a copy of Ratchet and Clank Future Tools of Destruction and Casino Royale on Blu-ray. According to Best Buy's Black Friday ads, the new PS3 Holiday Bundle will retail for U...

  • Gearbox insists Aliens: Colonial Marine still on track

    Those naughty boys at Shacknews have been spreading rumour and strife about Sega and Gearbox's upcoming FPS, Aliens: Colonial Marines. Randy Pitchford, President of the latter outfit, has stepped in to reassure anxious fans that the game is still in production, despite an unconfirmed number of layof...

  • Hideo Kojima gets Lifetime Achievement Award from MTV

    Well it's about blooming time. Metal Gear Solid creator and Kojima Productions boss Hideo Kojima has become the very first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Game Award at MTV Awards 2008, memorialised here by diligent Youtube fans. As if that wasn't enough, MTV got the delectable Jade Raymon...

  • Polyphony Digital: GT5 vehicles at "target level"

    Polyphony Digital headman Kazunori Yamauchi has been chatting at length to IGN about Gran Turismo 5 and its near-mythical cousin, Gran Turismo for the PlayStation Portable. Yamauchi asserted that production of each game was "moving forward". He waved aside rumours that the PSP version w...

  • Age of Booty dated for Europe

    Capcom has plundered the vaults of Sony HQ and absconded with a European release date for its pirate-themed RTS, Age of Booty. According to a post on the company’s blog, the downloadable title will be hitting the European PlayStation Network on November 27. Pricing details have yet to be an...

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