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Sony ends production of PS3 in Japan

After more than ten years on shop shelves, Sony has finally ceased production of the PlayStation 3, according to the official Japanese PlayStation website. As translated by Gematsu, shipments for the standard 500GB model have now officially ‘ended’. Sony previously hinted at the end of its production run back in …

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The PS3 is nearing its end as Japanese production stops

Sony is on the verge of halting PS3 production in Japan. Gematsu reports that the Japanese product page for the 500GB charcoal black PS3 reveals that manufacturing of the device will come to an end soon”. As the only PS3 currently in production for the region, that ultimately means the …

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Gran Turismo creator describes PS3 development difficulties

The CEO of Gran Turismo developer Polyphony has had some less than kind words to say about the PlayStation 3. In an interview with IGN, Kazunori Yamauchi said that development on Sony’s previous home console was incredibly difficult. This is a sentiment that was expressed a great deal during the …

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Last-gen Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 IS coming out in the UK

Contrary to previous reports, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 SKUs of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 are going to be released in the UK. The digital version of the skating title has appeared on the Xbox 360 marketplace, with consumers able to purchase it. As of yet, the game …

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 is not being released for last-gen consoles in UK

Activision has no plans to release the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 SKUs of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 in the UK. Speaking to Eurogamer, the publisher revealed that the delayed last-gen edition will not launch in this region, a least for the time being. This follows the revelation that …

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Settlement process underway for 2011 PSN hack

PlayStation Network users involved in the 2011 hack of Sony’s console service are at last being offered legal restitution in the form of free games, subscriptions and themes. Games Industry reports PSN account holders who had their personal info stolen during the security breach have been given the choice between …

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Lego Batman 3 PS3 bundle lands in November

A new PlayStation 3 hardware bundle headlined by Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is heading to retail in North America later this year, Sony has announced. A post on PlayStation.com unveils the new console package – which will include a 500 GB Slim PlayStation 3, along with copies of Lego …

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Free-to-play Ace Combat hits PS3 next month

Free-to-play title Ace Combat Infinity will launch next month on PlayStation 3, publisher Bandai Namco has announced. The game arrive in Japan on May 20th ; followed by its arrival in North America a week later on May 27th, and in Europe one day after that on May 28th – …

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Minecraft sells 1m copies on PS3

Minecraft has already sold 1m copies on PS3, following its launch on PlayStation Network in December. As part of Mojang’s announcement, the developer/publisher offered that the hot start "has to be some kind of record on PSN." Though that’s not yet official. The indie hit easily achieved the milestone in …

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