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Sony's Peter Dille discusses PlayStation's 15-year legacy

Peter Dille is quite possibly one of the most qualified people to speak about PlayStation's 15 year legacy. Minus a stint at THQ, SCEA's senior vice president has been working with Sony since the PS1 launch, returning for the PS3 era. Not only did we get to speak with him about the past 15 years, b...

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Sony discounting PSOne Classics for 15th birthday celebration

Sony's rolling out the average-sized guns for its celebration of the original PlayStation's 15th birthday. In a recent newsletter, the company announced that select titles on the PSOne Classics storefront will be discounted on a weekly basis over the coming months. In addition, one of the early PSN...

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PS1 component inventor awarded 60K in IP lawsuit against Sony

Japan's Intellectual Property High Court ruled today in favor of a former Sony employee who sought compensation for inventing a component used in the original PlayStation. The decision overturns a lower court ruling that had rejected the man's lawsuit. Hidehiro Kume, 58, had been seeking ¥100...

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Front Mission 3 mechs its way to PSP/PS3 via PlayStation Network in Europe

Square Enix is prepping the re-release of Front Mission 3 via the PlayStation Network, perhaps in time for the upcoming Front Mission Evolved. It joins a rather small list of PSone Classics available on PS3/PSP. Unfortunately, the release has been announced for Europe only, without a release date...

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Square Enix Japan using Twitter to find fan favorite PSone classics

Expect #SEM_DL to become a trending topic in Japan. Why? Square Enix is asking Japanese fans to submit their top three most wanted PSone classics on Twitter using the aforementioned hashtag. While Japan has a larger selection of classic titles on PSN already, there are some notable omissions. Fans ...

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Mega Man 3 joins Mega Man 10 on PSN in Japan

If you don't already have Mega Man 3 on the NES, the Wii Virtual Console or in the Mega Man Anniversary Collection, and if you have a Japanese PSN account, you'll be able to purchase the classic run-and-gun for your PlayStation systems next month. Capcom announced that the Rockman Complete Works ...

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WSJ: Sony planning PlayStation-compatible smartphone and tablet for this year

In what it says is a reaction to Apple's growing footprint in portable gaming, the Wall Street Journal reports that Sony is prepping a 2010 launch of a smartphone and an iPad competitor -- said to be "a portable device that blurs distinctions among a netbook, an e-reader and a PlayStation Portable"...

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Grandia coming to PS1 classics on PSN this week

PlayStation classic Grandia will make its way to the PSN this Thursday, February 25, at a price far less than what you'd pay for a new or used copy. For $10, North America can finally access the RPG that's been on the Japanese PSN since April 2009 -- and on the Sega Saturn since 1997. Grandia st...

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PlayStation brand celebrates 15th anniversary

What does 15 years of PlayStation look like? Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has opened a brand new site celebrating the legacy of the PlayStation platform, featuring a timeline of Sony's major gaming hardware releases, beginning with the launch of the original Japanese PlayStation on December 3...

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PlayStation & Xbox hardware gets the Body Worlds treatment at Japanese museum

For some people, the sight of a gaming console broken open, exposing its parts to the world, can be something of utter agony. Not for the Museum of Game Science in Tokyo, where you can find the entire line of PlayStation and Xbox consoles disassembled and dissected for all to see. Seen in Engadget's...

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