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Sony: 3G PlayStation Vita not canceled in North America

Despite Amazon's claims to the contrary, Sony reps tell Joystiq that, no, the 3G model of the PlayStation Vita is not canceled in the US. Try and feign surprise! An IGN report from earlier today noted that the Amazon product details for the 3G model of the Vita listed it as "discontinued by...

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Sony still investigating scope of PSN attack as maintenance outage enters Day 6

As Sony's forced PlayStation Network and Qriocity outages continue, stretching into what is officially Day 6, the company issued a very un-update to would-be users this morning: "Unfortunately, I don't have an update or timeframe to share at this point in time," said corp. comm. director Patrick...

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70MB of additional RAM unlocked for PS3 developers

It's rare for a console to get a spec upgrade in the middle of its life. However, Sony has stealthily upgraded the PS3 over the past few months to unlock additional usable RAM for developers. Much like the PSP received a boost in clock speed, the latest firmware updates provide developers an...

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Sony: PS3 supply to be 'tight' over coming months

Sony's senior director of corporate communications Patrick Seybold issued a statement after last night's NPD numbers for January, explaining that the company's flagship console may be a bit difficult to find at retail over the next few months. "We're working very hard with our retail partners to...

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Sony thanks 440,000 customers for giving it money during Black Friday week

Just a few hours after Nintendo, Sony has prepared a Black Friday sales statement of its own. SCEA's Patrick Seybold wrote in a press release: "PlayStation 3 demand was at an all time high with the system selling more than 440,000 units for the week ending 11/29/09." While shy of Wii's numbers, the...

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SCEA's Seybold promises one of Sony's 'most aggressive marketing plans' for PS3

Did you see the NPD charts? The good news? PS2 sales went up 87% thanks to its new $99 price point. YAY! The not-so-good news? Well, PS2 beat PS3. If anything, the surprising turn in sales proves how truly powerful a price cut can be. While PS3 sales are still lagging behind the competition, at...

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MLB 09 The Show performs 45% better than 08 edition

Hardware numbers were down in March 2009's NPD figures. Yet, Sony has something to smile about. PS3 was able to secure three of the top 10 software sales in March with Resident Evil 5, Killzone 2 and MLB 09 The Show. MLB 09 The Show is Sony's exclusive first-party baseball title and it sold an...

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Sony questions OnLive's promises

SCEA director of corporate communications Patrick Seybold isn't optimistic about the upcoming OnLive service. When he spoke to Edge Online recently, he criticized the overall setup of the game-streaming service, questioning the difficulty of its implementation and the final cost to consumers....

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