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Amazon regularly do massive discounts on selected video games and gaming accessories.

Today’s offer is a 28% discount on South Park, the Stick of truth (all platforms, including the PS3).
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Game developers have an all new playing field when it comes to picking their game engines.
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Hey people, as you may or may not know, we are giving away $60 in a Tutorial contest for your favorite consoles: PSP, PS Vita, PS3, and PS4. Each one of the consoles is associated to a contest. The Best Tutorial/guide for each device will win respectively:

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For those of you that didn’t know, you can use your DualShock 4 to control your PS3. You may want to reconsider doing that though. Recently, some gamers have accidentally purchased games while using their DS4 on their PS3s. Even more, Sony is refusing refunds. Don’t let this happen to you. Read the rest of this entry »

Just now Sony announced project Morpheus, officially entering the re-emerging Virtual Reality gaming scene, in direct competition with the likes of the Oculus rift. Before you guys get too excited, there isn’t a release date yet.

 PS4 VR headset

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Hey! It was my birthday last weekend, and to celebrate, I’m going to write this blog… Yay.

 

 

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When I was a kid, buying a game was a very, very big deal. We don’t all have the same story, but when I was in high school in France a PC game would easily cost 350 francs. (that was roughly $50, and taking inflation into account that would represent about $75 today). My parents would give me 100 francs a month (taking inflation into account, that would be about $20) to buy comic books, music, movies, snacks, drinks, etc… It meant that if I wanted to play 3 (3!) video games a year, I basically had to give up on all other types of entertainment (including going out with friends, etc…) for the whole year. Christmas was kind of the only real way to get video games, but even then, given their prices, it was pretty rare to actually get one (that, and my parents didn’t like video games anyway, so it was tough to get them to consider buying one for Christmas).

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Guest blogger The Jay Doctor mentioned it a few days ago, a movie based on acclaimed PS3 Game “The Last of Us” is in the works. “The Last of Us” grabbed many awards, and was nominated for “Game of the Year 2013″ in more than 15 famed events. IGN’s review of the game in particular, says “The Last of Us seamlessly intertwines satisfying, choice-based gameplay with a stellar narrative”.

For those of you who have played the game, you already know how close to a movie the experience feels like. If a game was to ever be made into a movie, The Last of Us would be the best choice.

So what could possibly go wrong with this?

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Hi! This weeks news involves whats listed in the title, as long as, yet again the inFamous info like story time, and a bit on destruction and also the button layout, along with some new PS Vita games. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

One of the most played, and favorite game of many PS3 owners, The Last of Us, is being made into a film. Read the rest of this entry »

Your favorite mic dropping CEO is stepping down from Sony and Playstation. Effective April 1st, 2014 Jack Tretton will be stepping down from Sony and Playstation. Jack has been with the company for over 19 years. Sony stated that this is part of an agreement reached by both Jack Tretton and Sony to not renew his contract. He says he will be starting the “next chapter of his career”. No word yet on what his next plans will be.

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Twitch broadcast app for Vita
Twitch the popular platform for broadcasting and viewing videogames announced that they will be launching their new Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK)This will allow game developers to enable their iOS and Android games to be broadcasted directly from consumers their mobile devices. Read the rest of this entry »

On March 25th (US) and March 26th (EU) Fez, an indie game that hit it off huge on Steam, will be coming to PlayStation devices. The game was ported by Blit Works (Spelunky and Sonic CD) with help from Polytron (the original developer), and Sony’s dev team, so you can expect a great game. As stated in the title, the Fez will run at 60 fps and 1080p resolution on the PS4. Read the rest of this entry »

Although you may yet to have heard of it, Pavilion, is a puzzler by indie developer Visiontrick Media coming out later this year. It was a game announced by Sony last year at the Tokyo Game Show, and has a little twist, it is a ‘fourth person’ game. Read the rest of this entry »

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Do you remember Flappy Bird? It was big for about 2 weeks in January and then it disappeared almost as fast as it came, so people won’t blame you if you missed that. Flappy Bird was a controversial game, addictive yet clearly cheap in its programming and design.

Flappy Bird was also accused of plagiarism because its graphics were heavily inspired by the original Mario games, and, maybe more importantly, it was claimed that the game’s creator made $50’000 a day at its peak of popularity. But the author took the game down from the various appstore in order to get rid of the controversy around the game’s popularity vs its actual quality.

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