Sony: Not all PS3 games easily ready for a 3D makeover

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Though the PS3 will only require a simple software update for 3D games to be compatible, the process of "retro-fitting" older 2D games into 3D is proving quite the challenge. Simon Benson, senior development manager at Sony, discussed the process…

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Sony: Don't make bad Wii game clones for the PS3 Move

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Sony are looking to safe-guard themselves against suggestions that their forthcoming PS3 motion-controller is just a rip-off of Nintendo's Wii. Looking to reassure Playstation-fanboys who are worried that their favourite console may be about to get a barrage of Wii-ports…

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Project Natal launch confirmed for October

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Project Natal, Microsoft's Xbox 360 motion controller, will be launched in October. Microsoft's Syed Bilal Tariq confirmed this week that the launch will be just in time for Christmas and the busiest games buying period of the year. The Natal…

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Slim Xbox 360 with 250GB hard drive and Natal for under £200 by Xmas? So say analysts …

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The rumours of a slimmed-down Xbox 360 hitting stores this year are hotting up again. But now analysts are predicting not only that the smaller console will arrive before Christmas, but that it'll come bundled with a 250GB hard drive…

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Is a new Xbox 360 Slim design console on the way?

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Though the 2007 release of the Xbox 360 Elite souped up the games console's hard drive and gave it a lick of dark grey paint, the actual design of the machine hasn't drastically changed since it was first launched back…

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Sony: Playstation Move "an extension of what already exists, not a replacement."

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While motion control is again the buzz term in the games industry thanks to the incoming Xbox 360 Project Natal and PS3 Move peripherals, there are many gamers who still feel more at home with a traditional controller in their…

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Sony's PS3 Motion Controller available Fall 2010

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In something of a shock announcement, Sony have today confirmed that their new motion-based controller, tentatively named the Motion Controller, will be available by Autumn 2010. The controller will detect and interpret a player's movement, precisely transferring gestures as…

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