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PlayStation Vita PS One classics, PSN stuff big at Sony event

PlayStation Vita PS One classics, PSN stuff big at Sony event

So the official Sony pre-E3 media event just wrapped up, and one of the big pushes the company made was for the PlayStation Vita and trying to bring it back to the forefront. There were announcements for major blockbuster franchises like Assassin's Creed and Call of Duty. In addition, the company's digital strategy is also a big part of enhancing its relevance.

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Sony announces PlayStation-branded Pulse stereo headset

Sony announces PlayStation-branded Pulse stereo headset

If you're the kind of gamer that needs to be so immersed in what you're playing that you need to tune out all other noise, then Sony is looking out for you. The company has just announced a new pair of wireless headphones that will be available this fall. It's called the Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset - Elite Edition.

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Sony rumored to begin offering PS One, PS2 game streaming

Sony rumored to begin offering PS One, PS2 game streaming

If you have a new PS3 and hate the fact that you can't play old PS2 games on it, then you'll really appreciate this news. If you're familiar with the Playstation Store, you know that you already can download a whole bunch of classic PS One titles, and there have been a handful of PS2 games to also grace the digital download platform.

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Battlefield 3 premium online service tipped

Battlefield 3 premium online service tipped

If you liked the thought of playing Battlefield 3 online for free (Xbox Live Gold fees excluded), and you liked the notion that everyone you were playing against was on the same field as you, you might soon be kissing those memories goodbye. According to a leaked document found on Neogaf.com, the game will charge a fee for users who want early access to downloadable content and for priority access on servers.

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Sony to reveal PS3, Vita ebook platform

Sony to reveal PS3, Vita ebook platform

If you like the idea of ebooks, but hate the fact that you can't read them from 10 feet away on the living room sofa, Sony might have the solution to your problems. Okay, we're exaggerating a bit. There's a rumor that Sony is working on a digital books section to the PlayStation Store, but it is hardly going to try to be a competitor to the Kindle, iBooks, or Nook.

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Resident Evil: Chronicles HD gets PS3 launch date

Resident Evil: Chronicles HD gets PS3 launch date

Capcom's high-definition compilation of its two critically acclaimed Wii Resident Evil titles will be making its way to the PS3 in the US on June 26. The publisher announced that the price will be $26.99 and it will be distributed digitally through the PlayStation Store. Chronicles HD contains Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles and Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles.

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Atlus Demon’s Souls servers will live after all

Atlus Demon’s Souls servers will live after all

The North American servers for Atlus's game Demon's Souls will not shut down next week as previously announced. Instead, the company says it will continue to support online play for the niche PS3 game. Atlus is known for publishing games that no other company would dare bring to the US because they are very niche and appeal only to a small base of fans of Japanese RPGs.

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Sony cloud gaming partnership E3 announcement tipped

Sony cloud gaming partnership E3 announcement tipped

Could Sony be planning a major partnership with a cloud service provider, and it's likely to make that partnership public at next month's E3 trade show, according to media reports. While the name of the cloud company in question hasn't been revealed, it could be a significant part of Sony's strategy to keep the PS3 relevant at least through to next year's E3.

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Xcom remake faces massive delay

Xcom remake faces massive delay

2K Games announced yesterday that its anticipated game Xcom: Enemy Unknown, a re-envisioning of the 1994 classic X-Com: UFO Defense, would be released this October. However, in that same day, the company made a huge about-face and said the title would be delayed. And we're not just talking about a couple months here. We might even be talking about a couple years. And it all hinges on the company's financial situation.

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