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Sony offering GTA5 PS3 bundle, with branded headset

Sony has just announced here at E3 that it will be offering a PlayStation 3 console bundled up with a copy of Grand Theft Auto 5, along with a specially-branded headset, for $299. The bundle will be available with the game itself right away on September 17....

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Pachter: More console price cuts coming by summer

In his latest advisory note to investors, Wedbush Morgan prognosticator and analyst Michael Pachter goes on record with his belief that we'll see "another price cut for both systems some time this year (around summer)," noting in the email that "because its manufacturing costs are lower, Microsoft ...

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Analyst: PS3 price cut could happen very soon

According to Janco analyst Mike Hickey, Sony could be set to announce a new, lower price point for the PS3 in the next few days. He says Sony needs to slash $100 off the price of the console to "effectively restart unit velocity at retail." He sees this cut taking effect in "April or by June at th...

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LittleBigPlanet patched to 1.08, lacks cheese but adds clothes

That latest LittleBigPlanet patch? It's not Edam. You'll understand what that means in a second. The patch updates the game to version 1.08 and adds two new costumes, completely free of charge. These traditional Chinese outfits are to celebrate the Chinese New Year and, as you can see, are totally ...

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TGS 08: White Knight Chronicles impressions

Click to enlarge White Knight Chronicles has changed a lot since we played it at Tokyo Game Show last year. Our conclusion at the time was that the game would be a gorgeous JRPG with an intriguing, customizable battle system; an exciting prospect for RPG-starved PS3 owners to be sure. However, af...

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Pennsylvania man assaulted by brass knuckles over PS3

An 18-year-old man was punched in the face with brass knuckles and then kicked during a dispute over the ownership of a PlayStation 3, the Tribune-Review reports. Here's how it went down: the unidentified victim went up to a group of about 30 people 9:30PM in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, curious to kn...

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Stringer: Wii not a competitor

An article published by Bloomberg today concludes that the PS3 "is gaining ground" on the Xbox 360. The article cites the PS3's ability as a Blu-ray player and software exclusives such as Metal Gear Solid 4 and LittleBigPlanet as reasons why it will "hold onto its lead" after outselling the 360 in ...

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Safari's up: PS3 stunner Afrika detailed, dated for Japan

Is it a game? Is it interactive art? Is it Ludwig's most anticipated PS3 release of 2008? 1UP has shed new light on Afrika, the long-awaited safari-themed title from Rhino Studios. Digging through the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu, they discovered that the game – now officially slated for A...

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PlayStation boss: making PS3 non-exclusives more 'exclusive'

The UK's "semi-official" PlayStation blog, ThreeSpeech, has posted up an interview with SCEI head honcho Kaz Hirai, covering a range of topics including those little things that make a console stand out to consumers: exclusive games. Hirai says it's no longer a question of paying publishers for exc...

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Rumor: Sony creates their own Wiimote, focus tests it

It shouldn't come as much of a surprise, considering their first attempt to rip off the Wii hasn't been that much of a success. Then, we heard rumors of Sony trying to bite off Nintendo's style again. Now, almost two years later, we hear about this? Apparently, a small group of PS3 owners were taken...

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