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‘Gran Turismo 6’ officially confirmed, coming to PlayStation 3 this fall

A blank product page on the official Gran Turismo website suggests that Sony could be preparing to unveil 'Gran Turismo 6.' Previous clues hinted that the racing simulator could release on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, as well as the PlayStation 4.

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‘Soul Sacrifice’ review: A soulful slice of misery from the creator of Mega Man

Keiji Inafune is down in the dumps since leaving Capcom if Soul Sacrifice, his oppressive and often moving RPG for PS Vita, is anything to go by. This debut game from Inafune's new studio Comcept looks like Monster Hunter but plays like something else…

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Jetsetter: Veterans of ‘Wipeout,’ ‘Heavy Rain,’ and ‘Remember Me’ team up for some futuristic aerial combat

This week in Jetsetter, we check in on a PS Vita sequel to a long lost PSOne RPG and a promising survival horror game from Indonesia. Then, we take a look at Strike Vector, a Crimson Skies-style shooter made by developers from Quantic Dream, Dontnod, and Sony…

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Jeff Minter discusses the PS Vita, indie gaming’s surprise champion

Jeff Minter makes video games that make your eyes feel like they're melting, from surreal arcade pleasures like Goat Up and psychedelic shooters like Tempest 2000. For his first PS Vita game, Minter is returning to Tempest 2000, making a new sequel titled TxK.

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Iconic developer Jeff Minter brings ‘Tempest 2000’ to PS Vita

Jeff Minter has spent some time away from consoles after his 2007 Xbox 360 game Space Giraffe came out. While he isn't coming back to PlayStation 4 and the Next Xbox just yet, he's coming close. Llamasoft is making a new sequel to Tempest 2000 for the PS Vita.

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Can DualShock 3 support in Xperia phones help boost up PlayStation Mobile?

Since launching in late 2012, Sony's PlayStation Mobile has been coasting under the radar, making little headway against mobile leaders like Apple. As Sony broadens the capabilities of its mobile devices with support for traditional controllers, how will PS…

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‘Guacamelee!’ review: Drinkbox Studios’ adventure is one gorgeous bruiser

Drinbox Studios was the secret star of the PS Vita launch in 2012 thanks to its game Mutant Blobs Attack. Now the studio is back on Sony's machines with Guacamaelee!, a grand luchador quest to save the lands of the living and the dead built in the mold of…

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It doesn’t pay to be a Dreamcast lover; Sega delays ‘Phantasy Star Online 2’ in the US

Stop polishing those mags and pestering your friends to decide what class they want to role around the galaxy as. Sega won't be releasing its new online role-playing game Phantasy Star Online 2 in the US this spring as planned. The game has been delayed while…

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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 PlayStation 3 in July.

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‘MLB: The Show 13’ Vita review – The PS3 version’s BFF

The PS Vita is a system that has the potential to change the way people game, but it still has a long way to go. One of its biggest selling points is, of course, cross play. With MLB 13: The Show, that feature is very much at the forefront of what the game…

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Digital Blend: PS Vita prices fall and DLC pops up for Call of Duty, Dishonored, and Borderlands 2

Welcome to Digital Blend, your one-stop shop for coverage and recommendations of all things relating to mobile gaming, digital marketplaces, and indie titles (for the week ending March 17).

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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 almost painfully…

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Sony’s handheld is blowing up in Japan, but it’s not because of the PS Vita price cut

Sony finally gave fans the PS Vita price cut they'd been asking for at the end of February, but even then, it was only Japanese players that got the discount. Now weekly PS Vita sales have quadrupled in the country. The PS Vita price cut isn't solely…

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