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PlayStation 2 is now discontinued worldwide, confirms Sony

Worldwide production of the PlayStation 2 is finally at a halt after almost 13 years. Sony confirmed to The Guardian that, following the recent news of it being discontinued in Japan, the best-selling home console ever is now no longer being manufactured. Sony boasts total software sales for the...

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PlayStation 3 hurdles over the 5 million mark in the UK

PlayStation 3 is now over the 5 million mark for UK sales, Sony announced today. The milestone followed soon after the release of the 500 GB PS3, which upped the console's sales during its launch week by 138 percent. The 12 GB model launches across Europe tomorrow. Earlier this month Sony also...

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New Last of Us art pieces hint at a world-ending disease

You might have already guessed that Sony's PS3 exclusive The Last of Us was probably about an apocalyptic virus of some kind, just by watching that video released last weekend. And these two new shots that have appeared on the official site don't do much to prove you wrong: One shot shows a...

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Zen Studios' Planet Minigolf will be Move-enabled

Add one more title to the list of PlayStation Move launch games -- Zen Studios has announced that its Planet Minigolf game, set for a release as soon as this spring, will be "Move-enabled." Of course, Move isn't released until later this fall, but Zen promises that their game "will be...

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Worms Reloaded beta going worldwide on Monday

News from the Steam Community tells us that Worms Reloaded, that new "extended" version of the old game in which sentient invertebrates do battle with rockets and/or sheep, is moving up to a worldwide beta. Previously, the game was only available for testing in Europe, but it's opening it up...

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Resident Evil 5 to offer online co-op, delayed to March 2009

When Resident Evil 5 drops, you won't be alone against the legions of zombies -- a second player will be able to join in the gory fun as well. The online co-op mode is confirmed at E3, with another player taking control of Sheva, Chris' female companion. Unfortunately, you'll have to wait a...

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Does Microsoft need Japan to succeed?

It's been generally known for a while that Microsoft has had trouble selling game systems in Japan, first with the Xbox and now with even slower sales of the Xbox 360. Analyst Robert Ehrenberg harps on this fact in a repetitive analysis claiming that the Xbox brand in a "bomb" that is dragging down...

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A million Wii units for launch in North America

We know that Nintendo has promised us four million units worldwide before the end of year, but our hearts yearn for clarification as a vampire yearns for blood. And lo! The hemoglobin feast is upon us. Shrewdly hidden in an interview with Ron Bertram, Nintendo of Canada's vice president and general...

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Nintendo DS worldwide software sales [Update 1]

Coming off the staggering news that the Nintendo DS is the fastest selling system of all time in Japan, we've got another doozy for you. Here are the current estimated numbers for worldwide sales for Nintendo DS software: Nintendogs - 7.37 million Animal Crossing: Wild World - 4.66 million Mario...

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PS3 worldwide in November [UPDATE 21]

It looks like the PS3 press conference is just getting started. IGN reports Ken Kutaragi's opening statement as follows: "It is my aim to clear things up about the PlayStation 3 today. The PS2, the PS3, the network, and Future Cell Network, this will all be addressed." More as we get it... Update...

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