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News: PlayStation Move Continues to Drive Accessory Sales Upward

PlayStation Move Continues to Drive Accessory Sales Upward

Two consecutive months of growth for sector

Whilst sales of hardware and software are down across the board compared to the same period last year, one area of the industry that is growing is accessories, thanks in no small part to Sony's new motion controller. Move grew the sector in September and it's done so again in October, according to figures...

News: Sony's Latin American Success Down to One Key Principle

Sony's Latin American Success Down to One Key Principle

And that's "Move is different"

As experienced gamers, we know that PlayStation Move and Kinect for Xbox 360 are very different control methods, but Sony knows that explaining that to the machines' expanded audiences is crucial to Move's success. Speaking to IndustryGamers, Mark Stanley, SCEA's GM for Latin America, expressed the importance of...

Talking Point: What Improvements Would You Make to Move?

What Improvements Would You Make to Move?

Imagine Sony's listening...

Capcom's boss David Reeves recently spoke about an evolved Move for PlayStation 4, which got us thinking: what improvements would you like to see in the Move? Here's a few ideas off the top of our glowing blue heads. Improved PlayStation Eye: The Move itself may be a nifty piece of kit, but the PlayStation Eye camera...

News: Capcom: Expect an Evolved Move Controller for PlayStation 4

Capcom: Expect an Evolved Move Controller for PlayStation 4

Sony will learn from Move says Capcom boss

David Reeves, current head of Capcom Europe and former boss of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, has spoken to Eurogamer about the importance of supporting Move beyond PlayStation 3's life cycle. I think [motion control is] the preamble to what might come in the next static consoles. There's so much...

News: Sly Cooper Steals into Europe in Early December

Sly Cooper Steals into Europe in Early December

Cooper trio next month

The Sly Collection, or The Sly Trilogy in Europe*, is already out in North America but it won't be too long until European gamers can get their claws into it, as the game's launch kicks off on December 1st. Gamers across continental Europe can grab the game from Wednesday December 1st, antipodean fans receive the title the...

News: EA's Create Wants to Move You Next Week

EA's Create Wants to Move You Next Week

Make it work

If you fancy dabbling in a spot of make believe, EA might just have the game for you. Create is set for release next week across North America and Europe, and EA is hoping it'll strike a chord with Move users everywhere. Create is a new spin on the puzzle game that asks players to solve conundrums in innovative ways, whilst also giving...

News: Sony Right to Target Core Gamers with Move, says Analyst

Sony Right to Target Core Gamers with Move, says Analyst

The brilliantly named Billy Pidgeon

If Kinect is for casual, Move is for more accomplished gamers, with M2 Research's senior analyst Billy Pidgeon backing Sony's strategy in selling the motion controller to regular gamers. Speaking to IndustryGamers Pidgeon emphasised Move's appeal to enthusiastic gamers thanks to solid titles such as MAG, Heavy...

News: PDC Darts Includes Two Wizards and a Matador

PDC Darts Includes Two Wizards and a Matador

Six new players make their débuts

If you thought professional darts was a murky world about beer, blokes and bad shirts, you'd be selling the sport short: it's also about daft nicknames and crisps. This latest trailer for upcoming title PDC World Championship Darts Pro Tour shows off the local multiplayer modes you'll be able to enjoy come November...

News: Learn Some Dirty Tricks for The Fight: Lights Out

Learn Some Dirty Tricks for The Fight: Lights Out

Practise your elbows and headbutts now

The Fight: Lights Out just landed in Europe with a North American release on Tuesday, but if you want to prepare yourself for the upcoming bout you might want to check out this video from Sony's official PlayStation blog. As well as detailing the character customisation available to let you craft a fighter in...

News: John Daly's ProStroke Golf Demo Available Now in Europe

John Daly's ProStroke Golf Demo Available Now in Europe

Take on the Lion for free

We were pretty pleased with John Daly's ProStroke Golf's fine motion controls, though less so with its presentation, and now anyone who's been putting off getting to grips with the Lion can get a slice of the game with a free demo, available across Europe today. The demo offers several single-player modes, with nine holes...

News: Only PlayStation Move Does Augmented Reality Justice, says Dev

Only PlayStation Move Does Augmented Reality Justice, says Dev

Kinect delay ruins experience

PlayStation arguably brought augmented reality into the home, with the PS2's EyeToy games getting further refined into EyePet: Move Edition, Start the Party! and more on PlayStation Move. Now Dana Jan, director at PlayStation masters Ready at Dawn, has spoken out about how Move has the edge in augmented reality gaming...

News: Now This is How You Sell Move in Paris

Now This is How You Sell Move in Paris

With spandex and coloured dots, of course

We've seen Move lend itself to some crazy costumes already, particularly the Move Men featured in this Norwegian advert for the controller, but this neat ensemble seen at Paris Games Week might take the cake. Sony's motion controller had a big presence at the show, with practically every Sony-published Move...

News: Pachter: Move Could Make Publishers Billions

Pachter: Move Could Make Publishers Billions

We're talking big money

Kinect vs. Move, Move vs. Kinect – who will win? Everybody's favourite analyst Michael Pachter is being uncharacteristically cagey about who he'll be backing, as he reckons both systems can shift over 10 million units before the end of 2011, making half of those sales before the current financial year ends in April 2011...

News: Move Launch Helps Sony Post Profit in Q2 2010

Move Launch Helps Sony Post Profit in Q2 2010

Software and hardware sales up

Sony's PlayStation division reported a profitable Q2 in the current financial year thanks to increased sales of PS3 hardware, software and PlayStation Move. The latest Sony financial report puts PS3 hardware sales at 3.5m worldwide, up from 3.2m last year, with 35.3m units of software shifted, a huge improvement on...

News: PlayStation Move Off to a Good Start in Japan

PlayStation Move Off to a Good Start in Japan

Four titles in top 20

PlayStation Move launched in Japan a week ago, with some encouraging performances from launch titles. The Japanese chart from the 18th to 24th of October put the PS3 2,000 units down on the previous week, shifting 20,128 across the seven day period, but Move software fared well overall. Beat Sketcher reached the heady heights...