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Rumor: Tekken 6 to Have Exclusive DLC for PlayStation 3?

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294w ago - Word around the net is the the PS3 is going to have exclusive DLC for the upcoming Namco Bandai game, Tekken 6.

XBox 360 currently has been making a big impact in multiplatform games by purchasing exclusive DLC rights for the Microsoft brand. Much love to their fan base.

Games like GTA 4, Fallout 3 are great examples of this, making their games the better purchase over PS3; finally, Sony seems like they want in on these exclusive DLC rights, starting with the Mirrors Edge content with EA and Sony's exclusivity rights and now Sony looking foward to try and have the advantage with Tekken 6.

Tekken 6 has been a long running franchise born on the Sony platform Playstation, so it seem likely this can have some truth to it. Another reason why this might be true is because Tekken 6 will be the first arcade machine to use the notoriously difficult-to-program-for Cell created by Sony that has currently made its home on the PS3.

This isn't too surprising, considering that Namco always based their arcade units on Sony's home console hardware. That's the reason why Tekken arcade to home conversions were generally better than those of Virtua Fighter.

Maybe the truth to this is that Sony allowed Namco to borrow their cell processor with the exception that Namco would...
 

New Gaming PCs, Next-gen XBox and PlayStation 4 All Doomed?

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294w ago - Rahul Sood - onetime CPC columnist, founder of VoodooPC and now big cheese at HP - has been busy recently, presiding over lots of positive coverage of his most recent project, HP's small-and-sleek gaming PC, the [Register or Login to view links], while also finding time to write a series of lengthy and doom-laden blog posts.

Well, their titles were doom-laden, at any rate: both the gaming PC and games consoles as we know them, are doomed. Both posts are confidently argued, and the reasoning behind both is similar: for Rahul, it's a question of costs vs benefits.

On the gaming PC side of things, the number of people willing to pay thousands and thousands of dollars/pounds for ludicrously powerful gaming machines is getting ever smaller, tempted into causing their own extinction by ever more expensive, power-hungry multi-GPU systems.

On the console side of things, Rahul reasons, it's not the customer but the companies - well, Microsoft and Sony - that can't afford to create any more machines along the lines of the Xbox 360 and the PS3. Their business model is to sell the console itself at a loss, and make a profit on the add-ons, games and licensing agreements.

I certainly think he's right about the PS3; all the sales data points to it...
 

PlayStation Network Video Content Update for January 30, 2009

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294w ago - Per Grace Chen (Senior Manager, PlayStation Store) today:

Hi again! The weekend's almost here. It's time for your weekly update of new movie & TV shows on the PlayStation Network.

This week we've added the following new HD video content:

HD
• 24 Season 7
• American Dad Season 4
• Xam'd: Lost Memories Season 2
• Girl With a Pearl Earring
• College Rated & Unrated
• RocknRolla
• Pride and Glory
• Damages Season 2
• Lair of the White Worm
• Traitor

And the following feature films:

Movies
• 28 Days
• Adaptation
• American Psycho
• Anastasia
• Bandidas
• Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman
• Beverly Hills Ninja
• Broken Lizard's Club Dread
• Carrie
• College Rated & Unrated
• Crocodile Dundee
• Deep Winter
• Escape from Alcatraz
• Fast Food Nation
• Fireproof
• Girl With a Pearl Earring
• Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
• Island in the Sky
• Lair of the White Worm
• Lakeview Terrace
• Open Range
• Open Season 2
• Popeye
• Pride and Glory...
 

Confirmed: God Of War 3 Hits March 2010 for PlayStation 3

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294w ago - Gamestop sources have unveiled an e-mail sent to them by Sony that state March 2010 is the current (estimated) release date for God Of War 3 for the PS3.

This may come to many as a disappointment, but not for me. I see this as extra time for Sony to polish up a great title that is already looking outstanding from the few trailers out so far.

I see this a better opportunity for us gamers to get the full experience from a game; there already is a bunch of great Sony titles coming out in 09 and not to mention the multiplatform titles as well.

I like buying all hot titles on launch day even if I haven't beat the previous game played, its just in my nature. I will give the newer games a test run, but quickly return to my previous game to finish it. I don't like doing it like that, so its good to see space between all these titles to be released in 09.

On a side note, Killzone 2 sets off the PS3 for 2009, just as GoW 3 will set it off in 2010. Killzone 2 has jumped from sales rank of 40th to 7th to 1st on overal video game sales which according to amazon represents a 1900% increase.

The Increase percentage from 2nd to 1st shows at as 600% increase. It has even bested the likes of Wii Fit, yesterday it was in second place, and I wouldn't be surprised if it took the...
 

PlayStation Store (US) Update for January 29, 2009

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294w ago - Senior Manager Grace Chen of the PlayStation Store has detailed this week's update today via PS Blog as follows:

PULSE
PULSE 01/29 Edition (also available from the PSP store) (free)
PULSE presented by the PlayStationNetwork is a free high definition video showcase of what's happening right now on PlayStation. Featuring new game releases, demos, movie and television arrivals available for your PS3 and PSP systems, PULSE is a fast-paced new source to keep you connected and informed about the world of PlayStation.
Hosted by Christina Lee.
File size: 189 MB (HD) 311 MB (1080)

Price Update
Burnout Paradise Price Drop (now $19.99)
Shaun White Mile High Target and Regular Editions Price Drop (now $4.99)

Downloadable Games
Bejeweled 2 ($9.99)
Experience the classic gem-swapping puzzler! Now available on the PlayStation Network, Bejeweled 2 lovers can now earn over 10 unique PS3 trophies and play Bejeweled 2 on the PSP via remote play. Swap gems to match 3 or more, and delight in four different game modes and explosive new gem types. With amazing planetary backdrops and awesome special effects in 1080p, Bejeweled 2 will dazzle you!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 23 MB

Savage Moon ($9.99)
This action-packed...
 
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