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Shadow of the Beast rebooted for PlayStation 4 [UPDATE]

Shadow of the Beast rebooted for PlayStation 4 [UPDATE]

This week the folks at Sony have reintroduced the game Shadow of the Beast as a title that'll be released to PlayStation 4 exclusively. Working with a monster of a character from a 3rd person perspective, this title will be reborn with high-definition graphics and a varied set of camera angles. While it would appear that this game will be taking on a similar vibe with the original release, this version will certainly be bringing on a wide variety of new bits and pieces: enemies, user abilities, and tag-along assistant fighters to boot.

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PS Vita price cut official in USA and Europe following store-specific axe

PS Vita price cut official in USA and Europe following store-specific axe

This week the folks at Sony have made clear their intent to make the PS Vita more accessible to the whole world, announcing a significant price change in both the UK and the USA. This price change is just one of several updates to the device that'll be made over the next few weeks, including (announced this week at Gamescon) the addition of several major gaming packs of games and the addition of high-powered games like Batman: Arkham Origins and Borderlands 2.

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Gran Turismo 6 December 6th launch date joins car brand collection reborn

Gran Turismo 6 December 6th launch date joins car brand collection reborn

Sony's Jim Ryan described the launch of Gran Turismo 6 as one where a collection of concept vehicles would be delivered before they head to the real world. With the help of the folks at Polyphony Digital, brands from BMW to Nike-associated Jordan would be creating vehicles specifically for this game. From here, the real world can learn how it'll feel to work with these vehicles in a near-real gaming environment.

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PlayStation 3 12GB edition hits USA Sony store for those who can’t wait

PlayStation 3 12GB edition hits USA Sony store for those who can’t wait

It's high time a gamer decides to jump in on the console gaming universe this season as both the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 see a re-invigoration of interest now that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are about to arrive. One fine example of this is in the 12GB PlayStation 3 - a newly tiny amount of storage space on the device for those that simply have no use for the other end of the spectrum: the massive 500GB edition. This smallest PlayStation 3 of the pack rings in at an easy $200 USD.

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Sony Viacom deal may bring streaming TV to PlayStation 4

Sony Viacom deal may bring streaming TV to PlayStation 4

Where the Microsoft-made Xbox One is set to continue the model set with the Xbox 360 as a middle-point between cable and your TV, Sony's reported deal with Viacom may just remove the third party altogether. According to news reported this week by the Wall Street Journal, Sony has only to lay out the final details of an agreement which could give them internet-based TV service rights to Viacom's network offerings. For the PlayStation 4, that might just be another killer feature the Xbox One just doesn't have.

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Sony PS3 12GB model tipped for US arrival this weekend

Sony PS3 12GB model tipped for US arrival this weekend

After Sony launched a flash-based 12GB version of the PlayStation 3 in Europe last year, it appears as though that the company is bringing the console version to North America. Canadian retailer Future Shop had the 12GB version listed on its website, but it has since been pulled. However, other leaks of inventory have made their way to the public.

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NVIDIA SHIELD hands-on with PlayStation console emulation

NVIDIA SHIELD hands-on with PlayStation console emulation

With NVIDIA SHIELD we've begun diving in to a collection of use-cases for the system that spin beyond its original two: Android gaming and PC game streaming. While we've given NVIDIA SHIELD a full review already, we've only just begun to explore the many use-cases for this device, considering especially its physical controls connected directly to Android and the top-level NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor found inside. Today we're having a look at game emulating, using the Android app FPse to play test a game in its original PlayStation form.

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BioShock Infinite DLC Clash in the Clouds appears today, ready for battle

BioShock Infinite DLC Clash in the Clouds appears today, ready for battle

The first of two downloadable expansions for the game BioShock Infinite has been unveiled today for download. This download goes by the name Clash in the Clouds and is what the creators of this game call an "action-focused" expansion, it also arriving as the smaller of the two expansions that've been planned for this title. This game's developers at Irrational Games have also announced the second expansion: Burial at Sea.

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GTA V continues in-game pet dog customizations with Chop

GTA V continues in-game pet dog customizations with Chop

This week the folks at Rockstar Games have had a bit of an information spill from Grand Theft Auto 5 with details on a customizable pet dog named Chop. This dog will be appearing as partner to one of three main characters in the game and will have "100% customizable" accessories - collars, chains, and everything in-between. We'll leave it to Franklin to decide what's appropriate as he rides the line between legitimate and nefarious business once the full game appears.

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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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