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Street Fighter IV DLC brings five new characters to the fold [UPDATE]

Street Fighter IV DLC brings five new characters to the fold [UPDATE]

With the newest update to the game Street Fighter IV, you're going to see five new characters, four of which have been revealed this afternoon. While the creators of Tekken aim to add a fighting salmon to the arena, four of the five new characters coming to Street Fighter IV have been revealed to be fan favorites. While we're not expecting a handheld seafaring creature to be attacking our heroes in this season's upgrade, the creators of this game have promised an addition "never seen in street fighter before."

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Tekken creators set new characters to a vote: Salmon, Praying Mantis, Zombie Bride

Tekken creators set new characters to a vote: Salmon, Praying Mantis, Zombie Bride

In a rather "revolutionary" move for the game with the same name, BNGames and Bandai Namco have let it be known that they'll be putting the next Tekken character release to a vote, with some rather unorthodox characters on the docket. This game Tekken Revolution for PlayStation 3 will receive an update - eventually - with one of the characters here, be it a "Giant Praying Mantis" or what's described as an "Average, run-of-the-mill Old Man." Or will Syake, aka Salmon, be the one to make it to the final software update?

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Grand Theft Auto V official gameplay video breakdown

Grand Theft Auto V official gameplay video breakdown

Rockstar Games released the first gameplay video for GTA V yesterday. It was merely just a introduction to the game with narration in the background, but it was the first time we ended up seeing actual gameplay footage of the upcoming game. We saw the usual Grand Theft Auto shenanigans, but there's so much more that you may have missed during the gameplay video.

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GTA V requirements include 8GB install

GTA V requirements include 8GB install

Those of you out there in gaming land looking to play the next chapter in the open-sandbox free-for-all adventure Grand Theft Auto will be needing to take another look at the amount of space left in your harddrives. The game Grand Theft Auto V has been revealed this week to require a whopping 8GB of space all on it's own. That's no small commitment.

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Netflix Max for PS3 arrives to recommend new content

Netflix Max for PS3 arrives to recommend new content

The PlayStation 3 is the most popular device for Netflix streaming, so it makes sense that the company is launching its new feature exclusively on the console for now. It's called Max, and it's pretty much a personal assistant of sorts that recommends new movies and TV shows that you might be interested in watching.

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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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PS3 update planned for next week to fix previous v4.45 update

PS3 update planned for next week to fix previous v4.45 update

Earlier this week, Sony pushed out an update to its PlayStation 3 console that ended up causing problems for a handful of users, reporting that their system was essentially bricked and couldn't be played on. Sony quickly and embarrassingly yanked the update before it caused more trouble, and they just reported today that they're pushing out a fixed update later next week.

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GRID 2 Special Edition comes with PS3 and a real car

GRID 2 Special Edition comes with PS3 and a real car

GRID 2 comes out next week, and you can pre-order it now. The game comes in different editions, though, including a special edition that costs a whopping £125,000 ($189,000). The Mono Edition, as its called, comes with the game, a PlayStation 3 console, a BAC Mono race car (valued at £101,940 ($154,000), and a custom race suit, helmet, boots, and gloves.

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GTA V Collectors Editions continue legacy of completist addiction

GTA V Collectors Editions continue legacy of completist addiction

If you're a lover of the Grand Theft Auto series and absolutely need to own every little bit and piece from the creators of the series at Rockstar Games, you're about to need to start saving up. Two unique editions of Grand Theft Auto V have been shown this week by he creators of the series - one of them a Special Edition, the other a Collectors Edition.

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Inmate takes legal action to get computer and PlayStation 3 in cell

Inmate takes legal action to get computer and PlayStation 3 in cell

When you think of prison, cells with computers and gaming consoles aren't likely the first things to cross your mind. They are a reality for some prisoners, however, and one Australian inmate has taken legal action over years of being denied a computer and, more recently, an in-cell PlayStation 3 console. Julian Knight is serving 7 life sentences.

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Netflix for PS3 updated (and yes, you’ve seen this UI before)

Netflix for PS3 updated (and yes, you’ve seen this UI before)

Netflix has released an update for its PlayStation 3 app that brings a few minor features, yet they could prove incredibly useful for some users. First off, the UI received a makeover, although it simply looks like the web and mobile versions of Netflix in order to make the PS3 app more uniform with the rest of the app lineup. Also, the update comes with easier access to audio and subtitle settings, as well as increased performance.

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Watch Dogs game true-to-life hacking developed with real security pros

Watch Dogs game true-to-life hacking developed with real security pros

The development team at Ubisoft have been working on the game Watch Dogs for an unusually long time. This hacker-themed game has been in development for 4.5 years, long enough for the original concept to have gotten so close to real life that its developers have been able to easily consult with a team of real-world security experts at Kaspersky Lab, bringing the game to a place where, at release, it wont be impossible to imagine its action as a real-world situation.

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