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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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Namco’s Tales of Xillia confirmed for PS3

Namco’s Tales of Xillia confirmed for PS3

Namco's highly popular "Tales" RPG series is going full steam ahead with its newest North American title Tales of Xillia. The game, which has already been released in Japan, will be exclusive to the PS3, incorporates a brand new battle system and what Sony describes as "a more grown-up visual style." Sony released exhaustive details about the new title today.

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The Laugh Factory app launching on PS3 September 1

The Laugh Factory app launching on PS3 September 1

When it comes to streaming video on gaming consoles, it takes a lot to be the "first" in any category anymore. The marketplace has certainly filled up quickly with all sorts of content. But Sony has found yet another niche - it claims to be launching "the first live comedy application available on any console." It's The Laugh Factory Live, and it's coming to the PS3 on September 1.

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Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault to have tower defense mechanic

Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault to have tower defense mechanic

If you've ever played through any of the always-addicting Ratchet & Clank games, once you get used to the zany cartoon style and not-always-sharp humor, there's one thing that becomes instantly identifiable about the franchise - the weapons. Apparently, developers at Insomniac Games realized just how iconic its crazy R&C weapons are, and decided to capitalize on it for the next franchise installment.

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Sony nasne PVR delayed after hard-drive damage

Sony nasne PVR delayed after hard-drive damage

Sony has confirmed that its nasne networked PVR has been delayed, blaming unexpected damage to internal components and a shortfall in quality inspections at the factory. nasne, which can stream live TV and recorded content from its integrated tuners and 500GB hard-drive to the PS3 and other hardware, was expected to go on sale this Thursday in Japan, but Sony now says there will be a postponement of unspecified length.

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Sony’s GT Academy top 16 drivers announced

Sony’s GT Academy top 16 drivers announced

Sony is making the dreams of 16 racing game fans come true by putting them behind the wheels of real-life professional racing cars. Players from all walks of life came together to compete in rigorous Gran Turismo battles, and now the best of the best are about to experience a pretty awesome prize.

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Sony super-slim PS3 pictures leak

Sony super-slim PS3 pictures leak

If you didn't believe that a new, even slimmer version of the PS3 was on the way, maybe these new pictures will do the trick. The folks over at Technoblog managed to get hold of a set of pictures that claim to be a brand new version of the PS3, with a sleeker design than ever before. Among the details believed to be true are that it will have Bluetooth and 802.11b/g.

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Ratchet & Clank Collection shipping August 28

Ratchet & Clank Collection shipping August 28

The 1080p remaster of the classic games that put Insomniac Games on the map will be available on the PS3 on August 28. The collection will include all three Ratchet & Clank games from the PS2, available in full 1080p HD support, or 720p 3D support for those with the equipment to take their game to the next dimension. In addition to a complete remastering of the graphics, the games have added trophy support. And, where applicable, online multiplayer has been recreated to function with the Playstation Network.

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