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The Puppeteer for PS3 paints a portrait of how Sony will sell games on PlayStation 4 and beyond

The Puppeteer, one of two PlayStation 3 games due from Sony Japan this year, will be out on September 10th and cost players $40 for some stylized platforming. The release may also be a sign of how Sony will approach pricing discs and…
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GDC 2013: Sony puts its money where its mouth is on the indie developer-centric future of the PS4

Sony is increasingly emphasizing its future with independent developers. At GDC 2013, Sony talked about lending a helping hand to indie developers working on the PS3, PS Vita, and PS4.
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GDC 2013: ‘Spelunky’ digs up good times on PS3 and PS Vita

Mossmouth's fiendishly challenging 2D platformer 'Spelunky' is officially confirmed for release on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita platforms sometime in summer 2013.
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Long lost PS Vita and PlayStation 3 action RPG ‘Dragon’s Crown’ rises from the ashes

Vanillaware hasn't released a new game since 2011, but with a Japanese release date set for its delayed PS Vita ARPG Dragon's Crown, Atlus is ready to bring back the studio's trademark style stateside. Dragon's Crown will hit PS Vita and…
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‘Sound Shapes’ DLC review: The painful sweetness of the single

Queasy Games' Sound Shapes is remains one of the best reasons to own a PlayStation Vita, thanks in part to its brilliant musical campaign. A brand new free update and a $2 downloadable expansion extend that campaign, but the best parts are…
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Square-Enix closes out the PS3 in style with Sony exclusive, ‘Drakengard 3’

Since 2009, Square-Enix has treated game consoles as nothing but a market for Eidos-made games like 'Hitman: Absolution' and 'Tomb Raider' as well as 'Final Fantasy XIII' and its sequels. The company surprised fans on Wednesday announcing…
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PlayStation 4 says no to 4K games, but yes to 100GB 4K movies

Sony's insistence on packing the PlayStation 3 with all the latest tech last decade drove the cost of the console way up. The PlayStation 4 won't chase the bleeding edge of technology, skipping out on 4K resolution for games. 4K movies…
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Sony Europe says that Gran Turismo 6 is coming to PlayStation 3

Sony debuted the PlayStation 4 alongside a heap of games made by its internal studios, but where was the game for its most visually flashy developer Polyphony Digital? Where was Gran Turismo 6? Revving its engine back on the PlayStation 3…
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Diablo 3 on PS3 and PS4 won’t connect to Blizzard’s Battle.net, won’t need to be always connected

Blizzard has teased a console version of Diablo 3 for over a year, so a version for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 isn't too surprising. The announcement that the game won't connect to Blizzard's Battle.net network or allow cross-platform…
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What Microsoft’s next Xbox needs to do to keep up with the PS4

With Sony's PlayStation 4 reveal now official and on the record, we look to Microsoft and speculate on what fans can probably expect to hear when the Xbox 360-maker reveals its own next-gen plans.
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Sony patent describes tech that could block pirated PlayStation games

Sony patents published over the last year describe some wild security for PlayStation consoles. PlayStation 4 could not just block used games or secure a console based on a players fingerprints and DNA. It may also block pirated games based…
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PlayStation 4 ecosystem incorporates your PS Vita as a living-room device

As it did with the PlayStation 3, Sony plans to incorporate the PlayStation Vita into the PlayStation 4 ecosystem and into your living room. But as we found out at Wednesday's announcement, many of the company's plans remain tentative for…