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No PlayStation 4 until 2010?

No PlayStation 4 until 2010?

If you are one of lucky dudes who got a hand on PS3 system, here is something that you might be interested to hear. According to the industry analyst, there might be no next generation of the PlayStation. However, Sony Europe VP Paul Holman said that Sony will lunch a PS4 but perhaps not until at least 2010.

Some analysts say that Sony play too heavily bet on PlayStation 3. The R&D costs are too high since Sony loses an estimated $240 to $300 on every PS 3 console sold, and it would take at least five years before Sony can recoup the costs of PlayStation 3 hardware. On the top of that, we can’t refuse that the cost of the unit is still high comparing to its competitors.

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PlayStation Home adds Trophies this week (but still no PS4 access)

PlayStation Home adds Trophies this week (but still no PS4 access)

Sony will update PlayStation Home with much-anticipated trophies on Wednesday, its been confirmed, though there's still no word on whether the virtual world for PS3 gamers will ever make it to the PlayStation 4. Launched all the way back in December 2008, PlayStation Home resembles Second Life and gave each PS3 owner a customizable avatar and a personal "apartment" in which they can live and decorate, as well as public spaces that could be themed around events, specific games, and more.

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PlayStation 3 has “2-4 years” left in it according to Sony

PlayStation 3 has “2-4 years” left in it according to Sony

This week at the media event where Sony announced the PlayStation Vita Slim, hardware marketing executive John Koller spoke up on the future of the PlayStation 3. For those of you out there already rolling with this console, not planning on upgrading to a PlayStation 4 any time soon - there's good news. In Koller's chat with Gamespot, the PlayStation 3 was said to have two, three, or four years of life left in it, with plenty of games to come.

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PlayStation DualShock 4 confirmed compatible with Windows PCs

PlayStation DualShock 4 confirmed compatible with Windows PCs

This week it's been confirmed that the newest generation of Sony gaming peripherals - namely the DualShock 4 wireless controller - will be working with Windows machines. This is somewhat of a surprise revelation made by Sony for the PlayStation 4-aimed piece of equipment, mainly because there's no word from opposing camps (Nintendo for the WiiU and Microsoft for the Xbox One) of any sort of similar functionality for their controllers. Word comes from none other than Shuhei Yoshida, President of Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertainment.

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PlayStation 3 update 4.46 rolling out now to fix console-bricking issue

PlayStation 3 update 4.46 rolling out now to fix console-bricking issue

If you caught our piece on June 19, you found out what some unfortunate PlayStation 3 owners learned the hard way - that firmware version 4.45 was borked, rendering some consoles bricked. News spread quickly, and Sony acknowledged the problem, quickly pulling the update before too many users were affected. Now it is rolling out the version 4.46 update that fixes the issue.

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Sony PlayStation EyePad could bring 3D control to the PS4

Sony PlayStation EyePad could bring 3D control to the PS4

Sony is experimenting with a tablet-style PlayStation controller, codenamed the EyePad, which would allow dynamic 3D motion control and virtual buttons for gaming and other purposes, according to a 2012 patent filing. The application, spotted by Gamechup, for "Input device, system and method," describes a "panel, tablet or slab-like device" that would build upon the motion-tracking abilities of the PlayStation Move by creating a virtual interaction area above the slate - using a stereoscopic camera array - within which individual finger, hand, and object movements could be incorporated into gameplay.

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Next Xbox, PlayStation will cost $400 according to analyst

Next Xbox, PlayStation will cost $400 according to analyst

2013 definitely feels like the year of the next-gen console, with Microsoft and Sony both said to be prepping their next consoles for reveal (and possible release) this year. After spending some time at CES talking to game developers and distributors, analyst Colin Sebastian of Baird Equity Research is ready to predict a price point for these incoming consoles, saying in a note to investors today that both should launch with a price tag of $350-$400 here in the US. That includes the next PlayStation, remember, which is a far cry from the $499 and $599 price points its predecessor launched at.

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