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News: Sony Almost Joined Forces with SEGA for the PlayStation

Sony Almost Joined Forces with SEGA for the PlayStation

Alternate history

It’s a well-known fact that the PlayStation started life as an add-on for the Super NES. Sony and Nintendo didn’t see eye-to-eye, though, and the latter stabbed its would-be ally in the back by announcing a partnership with Philips. However, before opting to go it alone, the manufacturer actually tried to strike a deal with...

News: Yakuza Could Be Flirting with the PlayStation Vita in the Future

Yakuza Could Be Flirting with the PlayStation Vita in the Future

Dragon of Dojima

There are few nights where we don’t weep at the lack of Yakuza 5 in our lives. The hotly anticipated PlayStation 3 adventure launched in Japan last year, but still hasn’t received a western release. Despite this, the series is still massively popular in its native market – and in a recent interview with an Eastern...

News: Phantasy Star Online 2's Download Numbers Rocket on Vita

Phantasy Star Online 2's Download Numbers Rocket on Vita

MAGnificent news

The impressive PlayStation Vita port of Phantasy Star Online 2 has already proved a massive hit in Japan, having been purchased or downloaded over 350,000 times in the region since its release at the end of last month. While a retail version of the MMO did hit store shelves on 28th February, it’s the free download from the...

News: Thumbs Up If You'd Like to Play Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F

Thumbs Up If You'd Like to Play Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F

Actually, we'd rather play Yakuza 5

The game based on Japan’s creepy vocaloid teen idol thing Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F could be heading on a world tour. SEGA is currently polling fans on Facebook to see how much interest there is in the PlayStation 3 version of the title overseas. All you need to do to register your interest in the game is...

News: Toshihiro Nagoshi Wants to Show Next Gen Yakuza This Year

Toshihiro Nagoshi Wants to Show Next Gen Yakuza This Year

Fighting fury

Fans of fisticuffs and dragon tattoos may be excited to learn that a next generation Yakuza title could debut as early as this year. Series producer Toshihiro Nagoshi teased in the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation magazine [via Gematsu] that the recently released Yakuza 5 will probably be the last entry in the series on PlayStation...

Rumour: Gearbox Wasn't Aliens: Colonial Marines' Lead Developer

Gearbox Wasn't Aliens: Colonial Marines' Lead Developer

Beep, blip

According to comments made up by an ex-Gearbox employee, the majority of Aliens: Colonial Marines was not built by the Borderlands developer. In fact, the game – which has been paraded around by gaffer Randy Pitchford and crew in the build up to release – was actually the product of TimeGate Studios, the developer behind the decent...

News: Aliens: Colonial Marines Goes on a Bug Hunt in March

Aliens: Colonial Marines Goes on a Bug Hunt in March

Squelch

Aliens: Colonial Marines will allow you to relive your youth next month. However, this time you won’t be burning ants with a magnifying glass – you’ll be pumping giant insects full of lead. SEGA has revealed that the first of Gearbox’s imminent extraterrestrial eviscerator’s expansion packs, ‘Bug Hunt’, will deploy in March,...

News: New Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer Slow Dances with Death

New Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer Slow Dances with Death

One, two, three, and four

Don’t let the mellow piano melody fool you – Aliens: Colonial Marines does not require you to excel at the foxtrot. Instead, it demands big biceps, a steady aim, and a strong stomach. Don’t believe us? Check out the title’s excellent launch trailer below to see what we’re talking about. The game's due out next...

News: Bayonetta Swaggers onto the PlayStation Network Next Week

Bayonetta Swaggers onto the PlayStation Network Next Week

Girl power

She may not be on quite the same plane as Sabrina the Teenage Witch, but Bayonetta is still pretty bad ass – and she’s strutting onto the PlayStation Network next week, publisher SEGA has announced. The first title in Hideki Kamiya’s critically acclaimed series will launch as a digital download on 29th January in North America and...