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Sony has officially announced the PlayStation 4. The company says that the console is focused on ‘play’, developers (“designed by game developers for game developers” and consumers. The system has 8GB of unified memory (GDDR5), an X86 CPU and a hard drive amongst other PC-esque hardware such as the GPU. The PS4 has a dedicated chip that is dedicated to background downloading (you can download while the system is off,   Read More ...

Sony’s PlayStation Meeting NYC event is due to take place at 6PM EST/3pM PST/11PM GMT today. The event will talk about the PlayStation 4 and introduce us to some of the system’s upcoming launch titles. We’re incredibly excited and can’t wait to see what Sony’s been cooking. IGN are doing a livestream of the event, which we’ve embedded here. We’ll hope you’ll join in with us and watch it.

I originally spotted this on Facebook where I noticed Sony updated their cover photo to the picture you see below. After doing a bit of poking around, I noticed other outlets reporting that Sony is planning a PlayStation “Meeting” for February 20th, 2013 and are inviting folks to join in on the conversation at #PlayStation2013. If you watched the weird and very vague trailer above, you are probably just as   Read More ...

Following suit of Resident Evil 4, Resident Evil: Code Veronica X is being re-released as an HD title. What does that mean? In a nutshell- slightly improved graphics. Usually HD remakes are nothing to write home about, and Resident Evil 4 wasn’t much of exception. The resolution was brought up a teeny, tiny notch… but hey, I won’t complain. I loved Resident Evil 4, so the chance to play it   Read More ...

Sony has updated us with some information regarding what you’ve all been waiting for. The Playstation Network store has officially been re-opened with a ton of new content for you to feast upon. As promised for Playstation 3 and Playstation Portable users you’ll be able to select 2 games to download as Sony’s gift to you for being a loyal PSN gamer. PS3 Dead Nation inFAMOUS LittleBigPlanet Super Stardust HD   Read More ...

Ubisoft has today announced that they are releasing some new DLC for Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood on the 360 and PS3. It’s called “The Da Vinci Disappearance” and will be available in March 2011 for 800 Allards. It includes both single-player and multiplayer content. As you would expect, the single-player mode deals with Leonardo Da Vinci getting kidnapped by the Hermeticists. They’re an underground cult dedicated to transforming mankind apparently. Ezio   Read More ...

Sony Ericsson has finally officially confirmed the Xperia Play. After months of leaks (going all the way back to last August!) and some hands-on previews as well as an advert during for it during the Super Bowl, Sony has decided to make it official. The device will have Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, Qualcomm Adreno 205 graphics and a 4 inch 854×480 multi-touch LCD screen.

Activision has confirmed that the currently 360 exclusive Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike map pack will be released on the PS3 on March 3rd. It will also be hitting the PC by April, too. The DLC was purchased 1.4 million times within 24 hours of its February 1st launch on the Xbox Live Marketplace.

Capcom has announced some post-launch DLC for Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Shadow Mode will be a series of DLC packs that will let you fight against “custom-built computer opponents, modelled after famous players and specific themed teams”. The first few batches of DLC in this vein will be modelled on Capcom’s illustrious staff members. Shadow Mode will be released sometime in March, after the game is launched on 18th February   Read More ...

Bethesda has confirmed that the first DLC pack for Fallout: New Vegas will be released on the PS3 and PC on Tuesday, 22nd February. Dead Money was previously exclusive to the Xbox 360. However, the more important news is that there will be three brand new DLC packs in the coming months. They will all launch simultaneously on the 360, PS3 and PC. Our Bethesda PR contact didn’t have much   Read More ...

EA has officially announced that they will officially be releasing a demo for Dragon Age 2 on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The demo will be released on 22nd February, with that changing to the 23rd if you’re looking for the PS3 version and live in Europe. The demo includes the game’s prologue, and you will be able to pick from three classes to play as. After you   Read More ...

Sony has confirmed what maps are in the Killzone 3 Retro Map Pack. It contains Salamun Market and Blood Gracht. Salamun Market is a huge map designed for up to 24 people. Its back-story details the Helghast ambushing an ISA convoy on the main road and vicious fighting quickly spread to the market district. Blood Gracht is smaller and supports up to 16 players. Expect lots of Helghan plant life   Read More ...

Sony has confirmed that the Killzone 3 multiplayer demo will be released at 11am UK time tomorrow (Thursday 3rd February). All PSN users will be able to access the demo, which was previously exclusive to the elitist PlayStation Plus subscribers. This demo will run from tomorrow until 15th February. It features three online multiplayer mode and one offline mode.

SEGA has announced that a playable demo for Yakuza 4 will be released this month. PlayStation Plus members will be able to grab it from 16th February, with the rest of us being able to download it from 23rd February through the PlayStation Store on our lovely PS3s. The demo features all four playable characters. Thankfully, it will not have all of the game’s cutscenes. Those will equate to about   Read More ...

Ubisoft’s Jade Raymond has confirmed that survival disaster game I Am Alive has been shifted from a retail release to an Xbox Live and PlayStation Network downloadable title. It will be released this year. Other than that, we don’t have any more info about it yet.

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