Death Jr. dev Backbone Entertainment may close – report
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Death Jr. dev Backbone Entertainment may close – report

Backbone Entertainment, creators of PSP title Death Jr. is facing closure according to sources at the company. IGN reports two sources have told the site that the company has begun lay-offs and is rumoured to be closing. However, the site also states that another source has stressed that this is merely a downsizing operation and ... Read More»
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One Piece: Romance Dawn PSP bundle announced for Japan
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One Piece: Romance Dawn PSP bundle announced for Japan

A One Piece PSP bundle has been announced for Japan, and if you are a fan of the series, you’ll probably like the looks it. We do at least. The One Piece: Romance Dawn – Dawn of Adventure Straw Hat Pirates Edition comes with a nifty-looking PSP-3000, a copy of One Piece: Romance Dawn, a ... Read More»
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PSP Horror Titles Feature- Manhunt 2 by Gaming on Batteries
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PSP Horror Titles Feature- Manhunt 2 by Gaming on Batteries

Continuing the horror titles on PSP from the third issue of Gaming on Batteries Magazine, we have Manhunt 2 – Otherwise known as that murder simulator from Rockstar by more squeamish media types, the second game in this series doesn’t try to scare you with hordes of rampaging zombies or blood-thirsty vampires... Read More»
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FIFA 13 moves over 4.5M units worldwide on all formats
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FIFA 13 moves over 4.5M units worldwide on all formats

FIFA 13 has sold over 4.5 million units worldwide across all platforms in five days, according to EA. FIFA 13 launched in the US on September 25, selling 353,000 day one, and went on to sell 1.23 million games in the first 48 hours of availability in the United Kingdom. EA said FIFA 13 is ... Read More»
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SD Gundam G Generation Overworld, 3DS top Japanese retail charts
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SD Gundam G Generation Overworld, 3DS top Japanese retail charts

Namco Bandai’s SD Gundam G Generation Overworld for PSP was the clear winner at Japanese retail this week, with 209,815 units sold. Dead or Alive 5 for PS3, also new this week, came in second place with 66,586 units sold. The Xbox 360 version of the game came in 10th, moving 14,811 copies, bringing total ... Read More»
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PSP Horror Titles Feature- Dead Head Fred by Gaming on Batteries
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PSP Horror Titles Feature- Dead Head Fred by Gaming on Batteries

Continuing the horror titles on PSP from the third issue of Gaming on Batteries Magazine, we have Dead Head Fred – It’s often said that game designers must have a screw loose somewhere, but nowhere in the portable gaming scene is this more accurate than this utterly unique tale of a hard-boiled detective who gets ... Read More»
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Indestructible Preview by Gaming on Batteries
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Indestructible Preview by Gaming on Batteries

I am a huge fan of Twisted Metal, I came into knowing about the game series from reading Gamefan Magazine and finally took the plunge when I saw that the local Electronics Boutique had Twisted Metal 2 in stock and a used PSOne on sale. The closest that portables have gotten to having a legitimate ... Read More»
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NBA 2K13 now available in North America, releases internationally on October 5
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NBA 2K13 now available in North America, releases internationally on October 5

NBA 2K13 is now available in North America on PC, PSP, PS3, and Xbox 360. It’s the latest iteration in franchise, which has sold-in more than 11 million copies and garnered more than 45 Sports Game of the Year Awards over the last two years. The game will be available internationally on October 5 and ... Read More»
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PSP Comic Store set to close
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PSP Comic Store set to close

SCEA announced that the Comic Store for PSP on the PS Store is set to close on 30 October and that content will not be purchasable after this date. Additional titles and the app itself will not be available for download after 30 October but currently owned comics will still be available up until mid-January, ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy 3 and 3DS top Japanese charts
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Final Fantasy 3 and 3DS top Japanese charts

Final Fantasy 3 for PSP and 3DS were the big winners on the Media Create charts in Japan, selling 44,872 and 61,382 units, respectively. We combined units sales of 3DS LL and 3DS there. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning debuted in third place on PS3, and LittleBigPlanet Vita debuted at 17. Get the full hardware and software charts below. ... Read More»
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US PS Store update, September 25 – Tokyo Jungle, digital pre-orders, FIFA 13
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US PS Store update, September 25 – Tokyo Jungle, digital pre-orders, FIFA 13

Lots of goodies in this week’s update to the US arm of the PlayStation Store, including a hefty pile of new PS3 and PSN games and loads of DLC. Perhaps the highlight of this week’s update is a pile of full PS3 games, including Mirror’s Edge, Starhawk and new releases Dead or Alive 5 and ... Read More»
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PSN US: GTA 3, Dead or Alive 5, Mirror’s Edge & LBP Vita lead weekly content drop
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PSN US: GTA 3, Dead or Alive 5, Mirror’s Edge & LBP Vita lead weekly content drop

PS3 and PS Vita owners in the States have a slew of ace new content to look forward to this week, including PS2 classic GTA 3, Team Ninja’s Dead or Alive 5, and the mighty LittleBigPlanet Vita. PS Blog US posted the incoming content for America. We’ll have Sony’s official European update soon. Here’s what ... Read More»
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FIFA 13 dev diary talks up improved commentary
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FIFA 13 dev diary talks up improved commentary

FIFA 13 just provided me with the easiest headline pun of my career. Thanks, EA Canada. This developer diary is devoted to audio, which may not be your highest priority but if the claims about improvements to commentary are true you might not have to throw your shoe through the telly in rage after hearing ... Read More»
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TGS 2012 – over 70% of games at the show are for mobile and tablets
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TGS 2012 – over 70% of games at the show are for mobile and tablets

TGS 2012 is still in full swing this weekend, and while quite a bit of gaming news has come out of the event, it seems that the majority of titles on-hand are for platforms other than handheld, console and PC. According to figures calculated by IGN, over 70% of the games at the show are ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy 3 arrives on PSN for PSP next week
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Final Fantasy 3 arrives on PSN for PSP next week

Final Fantasy 3 will release on PSN next week for PSP. New feature include graphics optimized for the 16:9 screen, an image gallery, an option to switch to the original BGM, and an auto-battle system that doubles the speed of combat. Final Fantasy 3 will release on September 25. A price wasn’t attached to the ... Read More»
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