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Hotline Miami slaughters its way onto Sony’s PS Vita and PlayStation 3

Let it never be said that Sony doesn't go out of its way to represent the best of indie game development on its machines. Dennaton Games' indie hit Miami Hotline is making the jump to consoles in 2013. A new edition of the mad paean to the 1980s is coming to…

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Sony may be back on its feet, but the PlayStation business is still on the ground

CEO Kaz Hirai promised to get Sony back in the black when he took control in 2012. After staff and cost cuts in the company's TV business, he's done just that. The PlayStation 3 and PS Vita continue to decline, though, dragging down its once booming game…

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Celebrate 25 years of Final Fantasy with a swath of half-off discounts

The Final Fantasy franchise just reached a quarter century of existence and publisher Square Enix wants to mark the occasion by convincing PlayStation devotees to buy its most popular entires all over again.

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Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time review – The best, most overlooked platformer of the year

Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time is the video game equivalent of a worn, old blanket: It's familiar, it's comfortable, and it proves that a lack of novelty isn't always a bad thing.

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Dragons and vampires (finally) invade the PlayStation 3 with the arrival of Skyrim DLC

14 months after its debut, the PlayStation 3 version is finally going to see some DLC. Bethesda Softworks has outlined a full DLC release plan for the console, and the first pack arrives on February 12.

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Sony’s February event may bring PlayStation 4 news, but history should temper expectations

Word is that Sony will draw back the curtain on the PlayStation 4 at the end of February, but the company's history demonstrates that just because a console is announced doesn't mean its release is right around the corner.

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Sony’s next bundle includes six God of War games and a blood red — scratch that, “garnet red” PlayStation 3

Sony is celebrating the release of God of War: Ascension by releasing a special PlayStation 3 bundle pack. For only $350, you'll be able to pick up an exclusive, red console, a month of PlayStation Plus service and every God of War game ever made.

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As China’s gaming industry nears $10 bil, the country may lift ban on video game consoles after thirteen years

The Chinese government banned video game consoles in 2000 because they corrupted the country's young people. Thirteen years later, the Chinese gaming industry is worth nearly $10 billion and the Ministry of Culture is reconsidering its console ban.

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Jetsetter: Ubisoft now owns 1666, the brand new franchise from the director of Assassin’s Creed

In this week's Jetsetter, we look at how the French publisher Ubisoft just brought one of its key creators back into the fold by acquiring THQ Montreal. That studio's lead is Patirce Desilets, director of Assassin's Creed, and creator of the new 1666.

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Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch review: A beautiful but slow world

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is an expertly made role-playing game in the old style, with sumptuous art and music. Excellent as it is, it's missing a central spark that made Level-5's past games so special.

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The Last of Us demo hitches a ride to retail with God of War: Ascension

When God of War: Ascension debuts on March 12, it will bring with it not just the latest sequel in Sony's flagship action franchise but also a demo for the upcoming, heavily-anticipated survival horror title The Last of Us.

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Night of the living cash grab: Resident Evil Revelations coming to PC, home consoles

Capcom is bringing Resident Evil: Revelations to PCs and home consoles, with a host of new features and, as you'd expect, an increased price tag over its Nintendo 3DS predecessor.

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Sony’s 13 For ’13 Sale begins Tuesday, offers quarter-priced game downloads

The PlayStation Network is about to host another big sale, and this time both major games and films can be had for up to 75 percent off of their regular retail price.

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Better late than never: Skyrim DLC hits the PlayStation 3 this February

Bethesda promised that the PlayStation 3 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim would eventually see the same DLC as the Xbox 360 game. It took months of waiting, but that claim finally seems to be coming true.

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist debut quietly sneaks to August 20

Despite Ubisoft's promises that Splinter Cell: Blacklist would hit retail shelves this Spring, a new trailer for the game reveals its release date to be August 20, 2013.

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