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Sony Rumored to Push for 16 Million PS4 Shipments in 2013

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104w ago - Following up on the previous reports, today DigiTimes revealed that according to sources Sony is pushing for 16 million PlayStation 4 / PS4 shipments in 2013.

Below are the details, to quote: "Having high hopes on its PlayStation 4 (PS4) game console, Sony internally expects the machine's annual shipments to reach 16 million units in 2013 with the supply chain expected to start mass shipments in August, according to sources from PS4 component makers.

The sources pointed out that the PS4 will be manufactured by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Pegatron Technology, and the player have just begun the processes of request for quotation (RFQ) for the related components. Therefore, the component shipments are unlikely to start until August, but should allow the machine to show up before the year-end holidays in 2013.

Sony shipped a total of 150 million Playstation 2s and 100 million Playstations and has shipped 77 million Playstation 3s over the past seven years."

Finally, in related news Sony tweeted (twitter.com/PlayStation/status/309769646582677506) the following warning to users:

Important: Sites or individuals offering "PS4 beta...
 

Video: High Moon: Deadpool on PlayStation 3, Madness is His Method

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104w ago - High Moon Studios Game Director Sean Miller shared a video today spotlighting High Moon: Deadpool on PlayStation 3 dubbed Madness is His Method below.

To quote: This is Sean Miller, Director of Deadpool, coming this summer to PS3 from High Moon Studios and Activision.

We asked Deadpool, who graciously volunteered his leadership to relieve us of the pressures of developing a video game for him, to make a thoughtful video carefully outlining the nuanced gameplay and character features gamers could look forward to in his self-titled debut later this year.

As you can see in this new gameplay trailer, he... disagreed artistically. But while Deadpool sleeps off the tray of dessert chimichangas (he's named them 'chillychangas' he just finished off, I'm free to give you a more in-depth introduction to Deadpool.

If you're not familiar with High Moon Studios, we're the team behind two of the highest-rated Transformers video games of all time: Transformers: War for Cybertron and its sequel, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.

Deadpool is more than just a poster on our wall here - he's real to us, and his chaotic presence is a well we draw from constantly in designing his game. Deadpool...
 

Sony European PlayStation Store Updates for March 6th, 2013

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104w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Store updates below today.

To quote: First up, Tomb Raider, the acclaimed reimagining of Lara Croft from developer Crystal Dynamics, drops onto PlayStation Store this week. Look out for it on Friday.

On PS Vita, leap into action once more in Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus as Ryu returns for another outing, this time on a journey to retrieve the Demon Statue. Buy early from PlayStation Store and get an exclusive costume pack (offer available until 26th March).

Elsewhere in the digital world, sports fans will be happy to see SCE San Diego's fantastic baseball sim MLB 13 The Show secure an EU launch for both PS3 and PS Vita. Also well worth a look are Germinator for PS Vita, and PS2 titles Midnight Club and Midnight Club 2.

PS Plus refreshes today with some great new content, including Mass Effect 3, Dead or Alive 5, Joe Danger 2 and discounts aplenty! Don't forget there's also still time to nab God of War HD if you haven't done so already. Oh, and Kratos fans might also be interested in our beefy GoW sale!

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Sony PlayStation Mobile Spotlight: Switch Galaxy is Showcased

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104w ago - Atomicom Managing Director Gary Nichols showcased Switch Galaxy today for PlayStation Mobile with details below.

To quote: As with many games industry developers of a certain age I grew up with the classics: Atari 2600, Commodore 64 etc. with my very first gaming experience being on a Binatone with Pong.

One game that was always a favourite of mine was Dodge-em from the Atari 2600 which I would play for hours and hours. It was so frustrating at times, especially when it got quick, but that made me really want to beat it even more.

Back in 2011 we'd just finished development of Bang Bang Racing and while thinking what we should do next, I thought about creating a 3D title that paid homage to Dodge-em.

So we started work and soon came to the conclusion that it was going to take way too long and be too difficult to make it enjoyable in full 3D, so we simply just got rid of the turns and made it straight instead.

We ended up with Switch, a mobile game that has gone on to be downloaded 1.7m times so far, which was so awesome considering it was a very simple endless runner that took six weeks to make. Even though it was simple, people loved it...
 

Sony PlayStation Store PS3 and PSN Updates for March 5, 2013

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104w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks PS3 and PSN updates below, as follows:

PS3 Games

Tomb Raider Digital Edition ($59.99)

The Tomb Raider Digital Edition bundle includes: The full Tomb Raider game, 3-pack bundle of the weapons Agent 47 uses in Hitman: Absolution, Shanty Town multiplayer map, which is a ramshackle area that features steep climbs, multiple ziplines for quick escapes, and deadly traps to set for your enemies, Tomb Raider Outfit Pack (A 3-pack bundle of outfits for Lara - the Hunter, Aviatrix and Guerilla outfits), Quantum Conundrum Full Game.
ESRB: M // File Size: 10.2 GB

MLB The Show 13 ($59.99)

MLB 13 The Show allows you to experience the MLB like never before. Improvements to Diamond Dynasty, Franchise and Road To The Show modes make MLB 13 The Show the most realistic baseball game ever, while the addition of all-new game modes expand gameplay options even further. If it can happen in baseball, you can experience it in The Show.
ESRB: E // File...
 

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