Sony Reports Annual Profit, Not Planning to Incur a Major Loss With PS4 Launch
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Sony Reports Annual Profit, Not Planning to Incur a Major Loss With PS4 Launch

Sony managed to record an annual profit for the first time in five years and expects not to incur a major loss with the PlayStation 4′s launch, unlike with the PlayStation 3. So everything appears to be going well for once. The company managed to record an annual profit of 43 billion yen ($458 million)–around what ... Read More»
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Sony Earns $450 Million Net Income for Fiscal Year 2012
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Sony Earns $450 Million Net Income for Fiscal Year 2012

PS3/PS2 provide $16.5 million in hardware sales... Read More»
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Media Create software sales (4/29 – 5/5)
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Media Create software sales (4/29 – 5/5)

This week’s Japanese software sales are as follows: 01./01. [3DS] Friend Collection: New Life # (Nintendo) {2013.04.18} (¥4.800) – 208.814 / 758.575 (+44%) 02./03. [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (Nintendo) {2013.03.20} (¥4.800) – 64.420 / 660.575 (+66%) 03./06. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) – 47.128 / 3.175.398 (+49%) 04./02. [PS3] Dragon’s ... Read More»
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Celebrating 15 Years Of Gran Turismo
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Celebrating 15 Years Of Gran Turismo

A little over 15 years ago, what was then a small Japanese studio (headed up by Kazunori Yamauchi) embarked upon on a journey that would enrich the lives of many millions of gamers. The journey that the team undertook set new benchmarks in graphics, game physics and sheer entertainment factor. That studio eventually became known as Polyphony Digital, and the brand they created was -- of course -- Gran Turismo... Read More»
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Media Create hardware sales (4/29 – 5/5)
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Media Create hardware sales (4/29 – 5/5)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows: 3DS LL – 50,190 3DS – 26,273 Vita – 22,051 PS3 – 17,415 Wii U – 13,173 PSP – 8,443 Wii – 2,238 Xbox 360 – 596 For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week: 3DS LL – 37,536 Vita – ... Read More»
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Famitsu review scores (5/7/13)
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Famitsu review scores (5/7/13)

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows: Summon Night 5 (PSP) – 8/8/8/8 Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse (PS3/360) – 7/8/7/8 ... Read More»
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Indie Games Category Added to PlayStation Store, Debuts with Discounts
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Indie Games Category Added to PlayStation Store, Debuts with Discounts

Sony’s efforts to emphasize and highlight indie games continues with the addition of an indie games category on the PlayStation Store. “This category builds on the support that PlayStation has offered independent developers in the effort to highlight some of the most unique gaming experiences on PlayStation platforms,” senior manager of digital distribution Pierre Gravereau ... Read More»
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Assassin’s Creed Creator Once Again Departs Ubisoft
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Assassin’s Creed Creator Once Again Departs Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets has once again left Ubisoft, Game Informer reports. Désilets originally left Ubisoft in 2010, then joined THQ in 2011. In the wake of THQ’s bankruptcy and Ubisoft’s acquisition of their Montreal studio, Désilets was brought back into the fold. But according to Game Informer’s sources, the relationship between the designer ... Read More»
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This Month’s PlayStation Plus Content
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This Month’s PlayStation Plus Content

An update on the PlayStation Blog outlines all the content coming to PlayStation Plus members in the month of May. PlayStation Plus members will be getting five games for free in May, starting with Sleeping Dogs: Sleeping Dogs (PS3) Free for PS Plus members Knytt Underground (PS3, PS Vita – Cross Buy Enabled) Free for PS Plus members ... Read More»
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Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time Sprouting in July
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Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time Sprouting in July

The first teaser trailer for Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time reveals the game’s upcoming July release. In the teaser trailer (embedded below), very vocal fans demand “it’s about time” for a follow up to Plants vs. Zombies, including inexplicably popular internet celebrity/fat guy Francis and Microsoft’s Major Nelson (real name: Larry Hryb). There’s ... Read More»
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Media Create software sales (4/22 – 4/28) – Top 50
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Media Create software sales (4/22 – 4/28) – Top 50

01./01. [3DS] Friend Collection: New Life # (Nintendo) {2013.04.18} (¥4.800) – 144.903 / 549.761 (-64%) 02./00. [PS3] Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (Capcom) {2013.04.25} (¥4.990) – 125.363 / NEW 03./04. [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (Nintendo) {2013.03.20} (¥4.800) – 38.884 / 596.155 (-6%) 04./00. [PS3] Tomb Raider (Square Enix) {2013.04.25} (¥7.980) – 35.250 / NEW 05./00. ... Read More»
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EGM Weekly: May 4, 2013 Edition
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EGM Weekly: May 4, 2013 Edition

Welcome to EGM Weekly, a round up of the top news, reviews, and features from the past seven days. BioShock Infinite’s DLC will introduce a new AI companion, Call of Duty: Ghosts was officially announced, Respawn Entertainment’s sci-fi shooter is reported to be an Xbox exclusive, and the Review Crew tackles Far Cry 3: Blood ... Read More»
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Nearly 70 Employees Laid Off at Glu Mobile’s Kirkland Office
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Nearly 70 Employees Laid Off at Glu Mobile’s Kirkland Office

Glu Mobile’s Kirkland, WA office—formerly known as Griptonite Games—let go of 68 employees as part of their transition to a games-as-a-service company. “We believe concentrating resources on fewer titles, with a greater centralized support infrastructure will accelerate revenue growth in Q4 2013 and beyond,” CEO Niccolode Masi said in a statement. “We made over 20 ... Read More»
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Grand Theft Auto 1 and 2 PSN Ratings Spotted
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Grand Theft Auto 1 and 2 PSN Ratings Spotted

The ESRB has posted up PlayStation Network ratings for the first two entries in the Grand Theft Auto series. The ratings, spotted by a NeoGAF member, state that Grand Theft Auto 1 and 2 will be coming to PlayStation 3, Vita, and PSP as PlayStation Classics. Yesterday, Rockstar released three new trailers for the franchise’s ... Read More»
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EA Standing Trial Against Original Madden Dev for Breach of Contract
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EA Standing Trial Against Original Madden Dev for Breach of Contract

EA will be facing Robin Antonick, one of the designers on the original John Madden Football for Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and Apple II, in court June. According to Antonick, who first took Electronic Arts to task in 2011, a contract he signed with the company in 1986 entitles him to royalties for code he created ... Read More»
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