Multiple sources have confirmed that rumble-enabled PS3 controllers are now playable at this week's Tokyo Game Show.
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Since its inception in late 2000 Sony's PlayStation 2 has sold a reported 115 million units worldwide making it the best selling console in history. And given its affordable price and large library of games, it shows no signs of slowing.
Sony extended the functionality of both the PS3 and PSP at Germany's Games Convention this week including a personal video recorder for PS3 and a satellite navigation accessory and messaging service for PSP.
Paramount Pictures has announced it will drop support for Sony's Blu-ray high definition format in favour of exclusively supporting the Microsoft-backed HD DVD. The decision further complicates the race between the competing technologies.
Sales of Blu-ray high-definition discs exceeded sales of the rival HD-DVD format in the first half of 2007 by a margin of two to one in the US according to Home Media Research.
PS3 failure rates are "around .02 percent" according to Sony Computer Entertainment Europe founder, Chris Deering while speaking at the Edinburgh Interactive Festival this week.
Microsoft announced on Monday that it would soon allow MMO developers to require hard drive space when playing games on Xbox 360 despite the console maker's previous denial of such claims.
Sony has announced that 80GB PS3 models bundled with MotorStorm are now available online and at brick-and-mortar retailers for US$599. 60GB PS3 models for $499 are available until supplies last.
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue producer Kazunori Yamauchi announced several online features coming to the game this October in an interview with Japanese game mag Famitsu.
In the spirit of "who won E3" from year's past, GamePro speaks with respected industry analyst Michael Pachter on which of the big three console makers had the best showing this year.
Microsoft has unveiled a special edition Halo 3 model and showed several, albeit, expected games during the company's press conference at the E3 show.
EA unveiled plans to offer two unique control modes for future Wii sports games made by the publisher. "Family Play" will enable simplified control schemes for casual gamers while "Advanced Play" offers more control for experienced gamers.
Anecdotal evidence suggests the Xbox 360 failure rate may be as high as one of every three machines according to retailers.
Sony is on track to ship 1.2 million PlayStation 3 units by year's end, but the launch breakdown will heavily favour the more expensive 60G byte models.