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Community sites are the future for Sony games

At last year's GDC keynote, former Sony head Phil Harrison talked about the importance of "Game 3.0." Inspired by "Web 2.0," this new era of gaming is focused on community-driven efforts, as seen by the currently-in-development Home and LittleBigPlanet. However, Sony's other games are going to tak...

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Get another glimpse of LittleBigPlanet's level creator

Or in this case, its foliage creator. Embedded after the break you'll find a brief CES video demonstration of the PS3's perpetually praised LittleBigPlanet, depicting the elegant interface used to give form to your platforming designs. Though we're already envisioning a deadly sequence of precario...

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Ubisoft goes Game 3.0 with user-generated game content

Sounds like someone from Ubisoft was taking notes when Phil Harrison laid out his vision for Game 3.0 at this year's Game Developer's Conference. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot (pronounced John Smith) told an enthralled (and eager to create) audience at the Edinburgh Interactive Festival that the French...

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'Heil Hitler' car auctioned in Forza 2, exposes kink in user-generated gaming

Microsoft and Turn 10 might be determined to seek and destroy acts of hatred and discrimination plastered on Xbox Live, but the publisher and developer of Forza 2 couldn't act fast enough to prevent a 1957 Mercedes 300SL, defaced by pro-Nazi symbols and sentiments, from being offered through the gam...

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PlayStation 3's Home beta rolling out in North America

Several members of the official PlayStation forums are claiming that the option to download and launch the North American version of the Home beta has appeared in the PlayStation Store. Invites to the closed beta of Sony's Game 3.0 get-together were sent out last week to a seemingly select few. The ...

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PaRappa battles his way to American PSPs July '07

We knew we just had to believe. Finally, Sony has announced that the PSP port of legendary 2.5D rapping dog simulator, PaRappa The Rapper, is coming to North American PSPs. Yes, it's the same PSP port that we got our hands-on at the Tokyo Game Show last September, which means the same levels, same...

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Game publishers threatened by user-generated content

Video game executives fear you. Seriously. They cower in their cubicles every day, praying that you don't destroy them. So says a poll conducted among entertainment-industry bigshots, which found that 57% of respondents named "user-generated content" among the top three threats to their yacht collec...

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Sony talks My SingStar Online, Final Countdown makes the cut

Sony's Kevin Mason has shed some light on just how they plan on making the online portion for their PS3 karaoke title, SingStar, the YouTube of amateur night. As one of those Game 3.0 titles that Phil loves to talk about, SingStar is all about taking away any shred of dignity you once had and lettin...

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Could 'beats.' change the way you play PSP?

The ESRB has created a listing for a Sony Computer Entertainment Europe product called beats. for the PSP that, if one unconfirmed report holds true, could mean a quantum leap forward for the device's feature set. Though the ratings board doesn't offer info other that the "E" rating of beats. one...

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Atari project goes beyond Game 3.0

Sony's PlayStation Home service may still be months from release, but it's already sooo 5 minutes ago. Or at least Atari says its upcoming online game creation project will make it seem that way. Atari Online Entertainment senior VP Chris Bergstresser slapped Sony with his virtual glove in a MCV r...

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