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News: Sony Remains Profitable in Q1 2013, PlayStation Sales Slide

Sony Remains Profitable in Q1 2013, PlayStation Sales Slide

Platform holder keeping PS4 expectations quiet

New gaffer Kaz Hirai has kept Sony’s head above water for yet another earnings report, with the company posting a ¥3.5 billion ($35 million) profit for the first quarter of 2013. The teensy return was propelled by a 13 per cent increase in revenue, which was fuelled by stronger than expected...

Store Update: 23rd July 2013 (North America)

23rd July 2013 (North America)

Nice shot

The sun may be extracting every ounce of liquid from your body, but that’s not stopping Sony from pumping out some refreshment in the form of several new PlayStation 3 and Vita games. The real highlights this week include the excellent Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark, Zeno Clash 2, and the console re-release of Hot Shots Golf: W

Store Update: 16th July 2013 (North America)

16th July 2013 (North America)

PLAYtime

The lineup of this year’s PlayStation Store PLAY promotion takes centre stage in North America this week, with all four titles available for pre-order. However, the platform holder’s latest digital initiative is not the only highlight, with Dynasty Warriors 8, Doodle God, and Kung Fu Rabbit also fleshing out a surprisingl

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Toukiden Prompts Vita to Surge

Japanese Sales Charts: Toukiden Prompts Vita to Surge

System shoots up the hardware charts

PlayStation Vita sales have been steady if unspectacular in Japan since the system’s surprise price drop earlier in the year, but the release of Monster Hunter-esque action game Toukiden really gave the console a jolt of energy in the region this week. Hardware sales more than doubled, resulting in an...

News: Whoa, There Are Now Eight Million Levels in LittleBigPlanet

Whoa, There Are Now Eight Million Levels in LittleBigPlanet

More content than you could ever want

If, like this flustered author, you don’t have time to play half of the games that you own, then you may want to steer clear of LittleBigPlanet. While we’d recommend all of the entries in the whimsical do-it-yourself franchise, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. And the fact that the series...

News: PES 2014 Skips PS4, Focuses Its Attention on PS3

PES 2014 Skips PS4, Focuses Its Attention on PS3

Vita version also off the team sheet

Despite switching to Kojima Productions’ proprietary FOX Engine technology, PES 2014 will not sprint onto the PlayStation 4. The title – which was teased earlier in the week – will instead focus its full attention on the PlayStation 3. Asked why Konami is skipping Sony’s latest system, the series’...

Store Update: 4th June 2013 (North America)

4th June 2013 (North America)

Don't forget

Capcom’s likeable action adventure Remember Me may be the biggest new addition to this week’s North American PlayStation Store update – but it’s by no means the only noteworthy arrival. Other debuts include Limbo on the PlayStation Vita, alongside a couple of free applications for the portable platform. Shall we get down to...

News: Gran Turismo Franchise Accelerates Past 70 Million Sales

Gran Turismo Franchise Accelerates Past 70 Million Sales

Pedal to the metal

It’s often billed as the most popular PlayStation property, but just how big is the Gran Turismo franchise? Speaking during the series’ 15th anniversary event at Silverstone earlier today, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s head honcho Jim Ryan revealed that the brand has raced past an extraordinary 70 million units to...

Store Update: 30th April 2013 (North America)

30th April 2013 (North America)

Sacrifice your soul

Sony’s really stepped up its game in recent weeks, with the latest North American PlayStation Store update sporting another cavalcade of noteworthy content. Newcomers include Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Zombie Tycoon II: Brainhov’s Revenge, and Soul Sacrifice. There's also

Store Update: 24th April 2013 (Europe)

24th April 2013 (Europe)

Thomas was with friends

Much like yesterday’s North American PlayStation Store update, this week’s European refresh is absolutely bursting with content. New goodies include Dead Island: Riptide, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, God Mode, Draw Slasher, and more. It’s also wort

Talking Point: What's Your Favourite PlayStation Startup Sequence?

What's Your Favourite PlayStation Startup Sequence?

Setting the scene

While it’s difficult to topple the trembling sense of anticipation that comes when you greedily tug at the cellophane concealing a brand new piece of hardware, watching said system’s startup screen for the very first time gives the momentous occasion a run for its money. Ever since the very first PlayStation took the world by...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Vita Steady, Muramasa Starts Strong

Japanese Sales Charts: Vita Steady, Muramasa Starts Strong

Sales remain relatively rosy for Sony's various systems

It’s been over a month since the PlayStation Vita’s price was slashed in Japan, but the system’s still hanging on pretty well. While this week’s Media Create update shows a 10k decline for the console, it still managed to shift a respectable 31,795 units. Let hope that it can continue...