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SONY: Transistor and Oddworld remake lead PS4 indie line-up

Sony has demonstrated a convincing commitment to indie at its E3 press conference, calling numerous independent developers to the stage as it insisted that small studios and self publishing are vital to the PlayStation 4. Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida opened the discussion of indies at the event. "We are …

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SONY: Batman and GTA exclusives confirmed for PS3

Exclusive content and bundles for major third-party games are coming to PlayStation 3. Sony’s Jack Tretton announced the platform holder is rekindling its partnership with Warner Bros to bring PS3 owners exclusive skins for Batman: Arkham Origins, including one based on the classic 1960s TV show. Both previous Arkham titles …

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MICROSOFT: Metal Gear Solid V demo opens E3 press conference

Solid Snake was the first Xbox One star to appear at today’s Microsoft press conference. The platform holder kicked off its event with a lengthy trailer demonstrating the open world gameplay of the upcoming stealth action game. Using the new Fox engine, Metal Gear Solid V offers realtime weather and …

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Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo fans "insatiable", always "want more"

One of the things that, on one hand, I love and, on the other hand, that troubles me tremendously about not only our fanbase but about the gaming community at large is that, whenever you share information, the perspective is, ‘Thank you, but I want more’. ‘Thank you, but give …

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Microsoft describes Inside Xbox closure as "logical"

The cancellation of Inside Xbox has been described as logical by Xbox Europe interactive entertainment VP Chris Lewis. The show, which was broadcast on Xbox Live, was scrapped in May, with Microsoft saying that it had decided to move away from the current first-party produced content model and transition to …

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SmartGlass support planned for all first party Microsoft games

Microsoft has said that consumers can expect its new SmartGlass technology to be incorporated into every first party title following its autumn release. "It just makes so much sense for a developer who wants to supply, maybe not time-critical information, like ‘that enemy is getting ready to shoot you,’ but …

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OPINION: E3’s core focus comes at a cost

It’s unfair to judge the games businesses that effectively run E3 based on the presentation for its products. But you can collectively judge the products themselves. And the broad theme across those pushed to the front was loud and clear. Grunts, gunfire, and girl characters often getting short thrift; these …

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E3 2012: Sony still keen on 3D, despite E3 no-show

There was a time when Sony wouldn’t stop talking about 3D. That time was a long time ago. But despite the lack of 3D focus from the platform holder at this year’s E3, Sony insists that it’s still committed to the technology – albeit in a more selective way. It’s …

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E3 2012: Xbox 360 has "more than 2 years left", says MS

The Next Xbox may be just around the corner, but Microsoft Studios boss Phil Spencer has predicted that the Xbox 360 has over 24 months of live left in it. "Right now the Xbox 360 is really healthy and it’s doing incredibly well,” he told GameSpot. I think the 360 …

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