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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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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale adds Jak, Cole McGrath

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale adds Jak, Cole McGrath

The big brawl that will pit all your favorite Sony characters together in a crazy, no-holds-barred party just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Jak from Jak & Daxter and Cole McGrath from Infamous are the latest additions to the cast, as announced at Comic-Con. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is due out on the PS3 and the PlayStation Vita.

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Crunchyroll, Neon Alley heading to PSN

Crunchyroll, Neon Alley heading to PSN

If you aren't getting your share of streaming video content on your PS3 through Netflix, Hulu Plus, CinemaNow, YouTube, Crackle, etc, then maybe some news out of Comic-Con will be music to your ears. That is, assuming you're a fan of anime. Two of the biggest anime streaming services are making their way to the PlayStation Network.

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PS3 nasne update boosts console’s media credentials

PS3 nasne update boosts console’s media credentials

Sony has announced an incoming media-centric update to the PlayStation 3, bringing the console up to speed for the new nasne networked recorder and NAS. Revealed back in April, nasne will hit Japanese shelves on July 19 along with system software update v1.5, allowing the PS3 to stream live and recorded content from the STB to their console, and introducing smartphone browser support for remote control. However, Sony will also begin collaboration with other companies on open DLNA support.

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Adidas miCoach for Xbox 360 and PS3 hits shelves in Europe

Adidas miCoach for Xbox 360 and PS3 hits shelves in Europe

The Adidas miCoach game for Xbox 360 and PS3 has hit shelves, making its European debut today complete with motion-control and full body tracking as gamers compete with pro-athletes. Eighteen of the athletes from Adidas' global campaigns are featured, including Kaka, Ava Ivanovic and Jessica Ennis, competing across six different spots, and there's even a special appearance from Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho.

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PlayStation PLAY lineup announced

PlayStation PLAY lineup announced

Sony has announced its plans for this year's PlayStation PLAY promotion, which highlights a slate of new downloadable PlayStation Network games toward the end of summer. In addition to featuring specific titles to draw attention to the cream of the crop, gamers receive special discounts if they purchase multiple of the featured games.

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Sony’s MLB 12 The Show predicts AL All-Star win

Sony’s MLB 12 The Show predicts AL All-Star win

Sony has once again put the power of its "MLB The Show" franchise to the test and used a simulation of MLB 12 The Show to predict who the winner of tonight's All-Star game will be. The Sony exclusive title is considered the most sophisticated baseball simulation video game, even though hypothetical predictions of real-life games like this often do not come true.

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Square Enix: Sony and Microsoft making a ‘big mistake’ by sticking with current gen

Square Enix: Sony and Microsoft making a ‘big mistake’ by sticking with current gen

For the moment, Sony and Microsoft seem content to stick with the current generation of consoles instead of rushing the next generation to market. Some players love the idea of a longer console generation and some don't, but lately we've been seeing publishers and developers join the call for a new line of consoles. Square Enix is the latest publisher to do so, saying today that Sony and Microsoft are making a "big mistake" by trying to extend the life of current generation machines.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II theme song composed by Trent Reznor

Call of Duty: Black Ops II theme song composed by Trent Reznor

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is probably going to be the biggest game of the year, so it's only appropriate that Activision finds some big names to attach to the game's development. One of these big names is Nine Inch Nails front man Trent Reznor, who has composed the theme song for the highly-anticipated military shooter. Apparently, the tune is an "aggressively sounding" rock arrangement, which should fit well with Black Ops II's gritty gameplay and style.

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Dyad ultra-colorful indie game hits PlayStation Network on July 17

Dyad ultra-colorful indie game hits PlayStation Network on July 17

If you fancy yourself a gamer, you're likely dying of boredom as we trudge through the all-too-familiar summer release drought. Most big-time developers and publishers like to slow it down a bit during the summer months, which used to mean that there were almost no notable releases between April and August. Thankfully, these days we have a robust indie gaming scene, and with many triple-A publishers avoiding summer altogether, it gives games like Dyad a chance to truly shine.

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