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Posts tagged "Sony"

Sony makes Wish come true

Sony makes Wish come true
A new studio named Wish is coming to Brighton – and its debut project is an intriguing new IP for Sony.

But they won't tell us what it is yet.

Which probably bodes well for them if they want to get on with the console manufacturers and all...

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Vita’s PlayStation in your palm upgrade: the hidden classics

Vita's PlayStation in your palm upgrade: the hidden classics
The Vita, Sony's voluptuous wierdo handheld now supports PlayStation 1 games, with a slew of titles available for download on the store.

Parkin takes a look at some of the lesser known classics you should investigate.

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PlayStation Mobile – the mystery is solved!

PlayStation Mobile – the mystery is solved!
Earlier this week I admitted that I didn't really understand the PlayStation Mobile proposition. Enter heroic PlayStation and mobile developer Ricky Haggett from Honeyslug, who kindly talked me through the whole thing. Here's what he had to say...

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So what exactly *is* PlayStation Mobile?

So what exactly *is* PlayStation Mobile?
I'm not being funny, but everyone got excited by Sony's PlayStation Mobile announcement at Gamescom last week – I just want to understand why, and what it all means.

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A physical Journey: is this the way boxed games are going?

A physical Journey: is this the way boxed games are going?

Does Sony's decision to sell a collector's edition of Journey hint at the future of physical games media – as a repository for super fan special releases? And is that a bad thing? And why does everyone like an apocalyptic tale anyway? Could a French chronicler of the tenth century have the answer? Where the hell is this going?

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PS Vita: six ways Sony can make it a success

PS Vita: six ways Sony can make it a success
Sony's strange, beautiful, endlessly-luxurious, outlier of a handheld console is out today.

Hookshot Inc. takes a look at what Sony needs to do to improve its chances of success in a world where the Vita is swimming against the prevailing tide.

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Handheld gaming in 2012

Handheld gaming in 2012

What's going to be big in 2012? I don't know, but over at Eurogamer, I've asked some people who do.

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