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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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CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America Jack Tretton stepping down

CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America Jack Tretton stepping down

In a bit of a surprise announcement this afternoon, Sony has made clear that Jack Tretton will be stepping down from his role as President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America. As of March 31st, 2014, SCEA will have a new President and CEO, as the company and Tretton have made a "mutual agreement" to "not renew their contractual relationship."

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Watch Dogs release date and PS3/PS4 bundles set for May

Watch Dogs release date and PS3/PS4 bundles set for May

Today Ubisoft has set a solid release date for Watch Dogs, suggesting it’ll be out (for real this time) on May 27th, 2014. This release date includes all platforms save Wii U, which has been delayed once more. Included in this release date ushering is a new story trailer which will give prospective users greater insight into the workings of the final print of the game.

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South Park: The Stick of Truth video game now available

South Park: The Stick of Truth video game now available

If you are a fan of the animated show South Park, a new game based on the show is now available to purchase. The launch trailer for the game debuted last month and was a whopping 13 minutes long. If you liked what you saw on that trailer, you can now purchase the game.

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FEZ PS4 release imminent: PS3, PS Vita in tow

FEZ PS4 release imminent: PS3, PS Vita in tow

The most pixel-filled adventure of a one-player game ever produced by the folks at Polytron is nearly ready for PlayStation 4, PS3, and PS Vita. With a March 25th release date, we’re ready for this Blitworks-ported title to come on quick. It’s been a long time in the making, after all, the game’s original launch occurring well over a year ago.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes console versions compared on video

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes console versions compared on video

Earlier this week we mentioned that the new Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes game would have a higher native resolution on the PS4 than the Xbox One. While the Xbox One is stuck with 720p native resolution at 60 fps, the PS4 will get 1080p resolution at 60 fps. The game will also be available on the Xbox 360 and PS3 at 720p using upscaling and 30 fps frame rates.

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PlayStation 4 Yakuza Restoration release tips customizable HDD cover

PlayStation 4 Yakuza Restoration release tips customizable HDD cover

The first two limited edition PlayStation 4 units have been revealed this week, the first being one uniquely branded for Metal Gear Solid 4. The other isn’t so much a package as it is a golden HDD cover for the machine, sold entirely separately.

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes gets higher native resolution on PS4 than Xbox One

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes gets higher native resolution on PS4 than Xbox One

One of the most popular and longest running game franchises that Konami has is the Metal Gear Solid franchise. These games have been coming to game consoles for years and another title in the franchise in the works. Konami has confirmed some interesting details of the next game in the franchise, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.

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Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark game official with Edge of Reality at helm

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark game official with Edge of Reality at helm

The development team at Edge of Reality have been revealed as the new commanders of the next Transformers video game with Activision keeping command over publishing rights. With Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark, we’ve got a battle over Earth - with battles on our own, home planet, this time around, while it’s quite possible much of the rest of the game will center around rather similar gameplay to past Transformers releases. Here we’ve got a Story Campaign mode as well as co-op Escalation modes appearing in this game’s first data push.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts: why the hate?

Call of Duty: Ghosts: why the hate?

This week we're taking a look at the bigger picture when it comes to reviews of the game Call of Duty: Ghosts. When we first published our (still in progress) review of Call of Duty: Ghosts earlier this year, it was shocking to see how big of a backlash was issued at the hands of gamers that'd purchased the title and disagreed with our (mostly positive) assessment on a level so great that we were accused of publishing a paid review (which, for the record, we never, ever do.) Here we're taking a peek at some of the biggest complaints users have with the game.

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Norwegian prisoner demands PS3 and computer

Norwegian prisoner demands PS3 and computer

Though prison seems an unlikely place for (relatively) modern gaming consoles, petitions for devices have grown in recent time. Last year, an Australian inmate took legal action in an attempt to score a computer and an in-cell PlayStation 3. Now Norwegian Anders Breivik has done similar, kicking up a ruckus and threatening to hunger strike if his PS2 isn't upgraded.

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South Park Stick of Truth gameplay trailer dropped: 13 minutes of it

South Park Stick of Truth gameplay trailer dropped: 13 minutes of it

This afternoon the folks at Ubisoft have shared 13 minutes of gameplay from the game South Park: The Stick of Truth. While we've seen our fair share of comments on how this game would be stuck in developmental heck for extended periods of time, all signs now point toward a scheduled release, believe it or not. Today we get to meet the New Kid - aka you, the player of the game - as he meets the guys and starts his journey in this very episode-like game.

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