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PS4: DualShock 4 has Share button, touchscreen, identified by color

At the PlayStation event, Sony has shown off the DualShock 4 controller, and it looks very familiar if you have been following the leaks and rumors. As rumored, the DualShock 4 brings social to your hands with a Share button, that makes it easy to capture and share clips of gameplay with friends and the […]

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PS4 prototype controller picture leaks

A picture of an alleged early prototype of a PS4 controller containing what appears to be a touchpad has leaked ahead of the PlayStation event. It had been rumoured in the previous week that the new PlayStation 4 controller would have a touchpad (or touchscreen?) on the front.   Now an image has been posted online […]

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Rumor: PlayStation 4 to stream PS3 games

PlayStation 4 will use Sony cloud gaming service Gaikai to stream PlayStation 3 titles over the internet, Wall Street Journal sources “familiar with the company’s plans” have said. Microsoft also experimented with cloud gaming for its next generation Xbox, but has “questioned the costs” associated with building such a service, according to the source.   Additionally, the outlet reports […]

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Rumor: Microsoft to unveil next Xbox in spring

Microsoft apparently aware of Sony’s launch. While Sony is planning to reveal its next-generation PlayStation later this month, Microsoft won’t reveal its next-generation Xbox until spring, according to Polygon “sources familiar with the Microsoft console.”    “Microsoft, while already aware of Sony’s launch timing, plans to hold its own announcement this spring, months after Sony’s […]

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PlayStation 4 unveil on February 20

Sony will indeed reveal the successor to PlayStation 3 at its PlayStation Meeting 2013 press event on February 20, according to sources of The Wall Street Journal. “Sony’s device will be released later this year, these people [familiar with the matter] said, and will spar against Microsoft’s own machine, which is also expected to be […]

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PlayStation 4 to be revealed before E3?

According to a quote from Sony Home Entertainment VP Hiroshi Sakamoto, the upcoming PlayStation 4 could be revealed before the E3 event in June. Speaking during CES, Sakamoto had this to say: “That’s still a big secret [the release date]. But our friends are preparing PlayStation. I can only say that we are focused on […]

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Sony finally stops shipping PlayStation 2 in Japan

Thirteen years after its launch, Sony has stopped shipping PlayStation 2 consoles to retailers in Japan. Launched on March 4, 2000 in the nation, the console has sold over 150 million units globally, making it the most popular system of all-time.   In Japan itself, Sony has sold 22 million PS2s. Unlike in other nations, […]

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E3 – PlayStation 4 games “are in development”

But Sony is “not talking about when the machine is coming out.” Sony Computer Entertainment America’s senior vice president Scott Rohde is a rather blunt man when it comes to answering questions, it seems.   Asked whether he anticipates PlayStation 4 coming out within the next couple of years, and if he can confirm whether […]

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XBOX, PS3: FIGHT! Microsoft Drops XBOX/Kinect Bundle for $99 and a Catch.

Hot on the heels of the PS3 price drop to $199.99, Microsoft has fired back with an XBOX/Kinect bundle for $99.00. The catch is you have to sign up for 2 years of XBOX Live Gold for $14.99 a month bringing the total package to around $460.  Wait, what? If you were going to sign […]

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BAM! GameStop Pushing PS3 Goodness for $199.99

GameStop has dropped the price of a 160GB PS3 to $199.99 and may be aiming a shot over Sony’s bow regarding the lockout rumor in the next gen Playstation. The magic price point has been rumored for some time but GameStop isn’t waiting for Sony to pull the trigger. I think we’ll see a big sales bounce […]

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