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Sony is already hiring for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2

Sony's PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale hasn't even been out for a month yet and it appears that a sequel to the game is in development. Creator SuperBot Entertainment is hiring up to work on the next entry in the new fighter series.

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Sony signs indie developers to strengthen its PS Vita line up

Support for Sony's PlayStation Vita is dwindling as the handheld is still struggling to connect with gamers. Sony is working to beef up the PS Vita's game selection by signing indie developers like FuturLab to create new content.

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Irrational: No BioShock PS Vita until Sony and 2K Games work out a deal

Irrational Games' Ken Levine says that BioShock Vita is no closer to release than it was when first announced back at E3 2011. The reason: Sony and Take-Two Interactive are still working out the business kinks.

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Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified review: Junk food gaming

Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified is dragged down not by a strange campaign, basic multiplayer, or a rushed development. The yoke around the game's neck is actually it's name, a misleading franchise title that does a disservice to its action.

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Persona 4 Golden review: Sony’s handheld has a new top game

With the release of Persona 4 Golden, Atlus hopes to revive the best roleplaying title of the PlayStation 2 generation for a new era of handhelds, inadvertently trumping all modern roleplaying games in the process.

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Sony opens PlayStation Mobile to indie devs, but its reach is still limited

Sony launched the PlayStation Mobile Developer Program this week, inviting independent developers to bring their games and apps to the company's digital distribution platform, but the limited reach of PlayStation Mobile may be keep developers away.

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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale review: Sony apes Nintendo with unspectacular results

Sony's new fighter PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is blatantly patterned after Nintendo's Smash Bros. franchise. Whether that's a positive or negative however, is up to personal interpretation.

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Digital Blend: Xbox Live turns 10 and Star Wars: The Old Republic goes free-to-play

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 November 18).

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PS Vita gets PlayStation Plus on Nov. 19. Can it help save the system?

Just in time for the holidays, Sony is updating the PS Vita handheld with support for its PlayStation Plus subscription service. Players will get access to a slate of critically acclaimed games for an annual fee, but will that entire people to actually but the…

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Sony’s handheld business struggles as Nintendo 3DS outsells PS Vita 47-to-1

The PlayStation Portable never overtook Nintendo's portable gaming business, but the PSP carved out a potent niche for itself between 2004 and today. Its successor, the PS Vita, is getting crushed but its competitors.

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Sony cuts losses but PlayStation 3 and PS Vita sales continue to drag

Layoffs and consolidation throughout Sony's empire helped trim the company's losses over the summer quarter, but its video game business continues to flounder. How will Sony reinvigorate the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita market?

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Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation review: Flawed, but realized potential

Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation is far from perfect, but the good definitely outweighs the bad in this PlayStation Vita-exclusive, console-style action game that acts as a companion, while also standing alone from AC3.

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Silent Hill: Book Of Memories review: Experiments in dungeon crawling

In an effort to expand the Silent Hill franchise Konami has created a game that veers way off track.

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Phantasy Star Online 2 hits 1 million players, a significant success in Sega’s dour 2012

Phantasy Star Online 2's ambitious free-to-play, cross-platform model is drawing an audience as Sega racks up 1 million players.

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Vita’s Call Of Duty: Black Ops Declassified ditches zombie mode

Will Call Of Duty fans enjoy a handheld Black Ops sequel without the now obligatory "secret" zombie mode?

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