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Is 2014 too late for the PlayStation 4?

Is 2014 too late for the PlayStation 4?

Much has been made about Nintendo’s decision to launch a new Wii this year. The Wii U, which allows for gaming both on the television and the controller, is reportedly ready to hit store shelves in November, just in time for the busy holiday season.

Unfortunately for Nintendo, however, the discussion about the Wii U has been more likely to center not on the console’s features, but on its chances of being overshadowed by hardware from the likes of Microsoft and Sony.

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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale new characters drop in at Gamescon

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale new characters drop in at Gamescon

This week at Gamescon Sony is letting the big guns rip with a brand new trailer for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, complete with several new character reveals. First you'll find Ratchet and Clank, then dropping in on you will be the ever-so-unpopular Spike from Ape Escape, a Devil May Cry favorite you might recognize as Dante, and none other than Sackboy from LittleBigPlanet. What a strange and wild journey this is about to be!

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Sony Q1 2012: Income down 77% as gaming, mobile and TVs dive

Sony Q1 2012: Income down 77% as gaming, mobile and TVs dive

Sony has revealed its latest financial results for Q1 2012, and the news is dire: operating income down 77.2-percent compared to last year, and losses of 24.6bn yen ($356m) for the three month period. A surprise boost in performance from Sony Mobile , brought in-house to the Mobile Products and Communications Division, saw overall sales reach $19.2bn, Sony says [pdf link], but the price of actually combining those teams disproportionally chewed through income.

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Sony LittleBigPlanet Karting t-shirt contest announced

Sony LittleBigPlanet Karting t-shirt contest announced

Sony sure is looking for a lot of attention for its newets Sackboy-featured PS3 game, LittleBigPlanet Karting. But it doesn't want to do its own creative production. The company is holding a contest where users are asked to design a t-shirt for the upcoming PAX Prime event in Seattle. Whoever comes up with the best design wins a PlayStation Vita with 3G, and copies of LBP Karting for both the PS3 and Vita.

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Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn revealed

Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn revealed

After failing to find success in the massively multiplayer online game Final Fantasy XIV, Square Enix is now preparing to launch a sequel that addresses gamer complaints and hopes to make a much bigger splash in the admittedly competitive MMO community. While Final Fantasy has always been one of the great RPG franchsies, its attempts to bring the world of moogles and phoenix downs to the online world haven't risen to the same level.

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ToeJam & Earl reportedly coming to PS3

ToeJam & Earl reportedly coming to PS3

It is perhaps one of the greatest cult classics ever released on the Sega Genesis, and one of the most heralded titles that never spawned a successful spinoff or even franchise continuation. We're talking about ToeJam & Earl, and it looks like it will be re-released for the first time ever on the PS3, as a downloadable promotion along with other vintage Sega games.

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New super slim PS3 poised to shake the market

New super slim PS3 poised to shake the market

While a lot of people want to throw the PS4 in with the rumors and speculation about Microsoft's new Xbox, Sony isn't having any of that. Such is demonstrated with the rumored "super slim" PS3 that's on the way. It will reportedly have Bluetooth and 802.11b/g, and will come in models all the way up to 500 GB. It's also believed to be priced at around $150.

Bethesda Skyrim 1.7 update detailed

Bethesda Skyrim 1.7 update detailed

Bethesda has revealed the details of its next major update to the game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which will be making its way to the PS3 and Xbox 360 but of course is already available on the PC through Valve's digital distribution Steam platform. The update is mainly a functional one, fixing various bugs and optimizing performance, as opposed to one filled with new features.

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Adidas launches miCoach-integrated video game

Adidas launches miCoach-integrated video game

This isn't Wii Fit. It's Adidas's step into the fitness video game market, and it's something that integrates with the company's miCoach platform, which expands far beyond the living room. It's the Adidas miCoach video game, published by 505 Games. The game just launched for the Xbox 360 and PS3. As should be expected, the Xbox Kinect motion camera peripheral and the PlayStation Move controller accessory are integral parts of the game.

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