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  • UK PS3 sales jump at release of new model

    6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 2, 2012 under Featured, PS3 News
    UK based sales of the Playstation 3 have seen quite a jump since the release of the latest "super slim" version: 138 per cent in total, with purchases of the new 500GB model making up nearly 40 per cent of them all. These results come from new GFK data, which will please Sony, since the company was hoping to make a dent in Christmas Wii U sales, as well as providing a final version of the conso... more.
  • The Potential of the Post-Apocalyptic Game The Last of Us

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on June 28, 2012 under PS3 News, Playstation 3
    There has been a lot of talk and hype over The Last of Us this past year, beginning with its unveiling at the Video Game Awards ceremony in the fall.  As these marketing initiatives usually go, little by little more details have been released about the game that is quite possibly making its way into gaming history. The latest news on this upcoming game is the number of awards it won by Game Cr... more.
  • Which Video Games Were Considered “The Best of E3”?

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on June 13, 2012 under PS3 News, Playstation 3
    Excited for the amazing games presented at this year’s E3?  GameStop wants to capitalize upon that excitement, having announced in a press release this week that “the best of E3” can now be preordered. Take your pick.  At any U.S. GameStop,  you can preorder BEYOND: Two Souls, Dead Space 3, Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, Forza Horizon, God of War: Ascension, Medal of Honor: Wa... more.
  • The Beginning of the End for Video Game Retailers Like GameStop?

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on June 6, 2012 under Featured, PS3 News, Playstation 3
    As more businesses move to the internet-based model, what do you see happening to the traditional store?  In the U.S., we saw the demolition of most Blockbuster movie rental stores, replaced instead by the simple and immensely efficient Netflix.  More and more stores are being replaced by their online counterparts.  Where does that leave even the most popular and profitable of store chains?  W... more.
  • The Importance of Emotionally-Driven Content to the Future of Gaming: Why Storytelling Matters More than Powerful Graphics

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on May 30, 2012 under Featured, PS3 News, Playstation 3
    Before we had iPods, cds, cassettes, 8-tracks, records, TV’s, Blu-ray players, DVD players, VHS tapes, etc…we had stories.  Storytelling was the earliest form of entertainment, and while a select percentage of the world still engages in traditional storytelling around the campfire, storytelling still drives the world. Storytelling propels ads on TV, emotionally-wrought individuals on the r... more.
  • Playing Video Games at Universities

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on May 23, 2012 under PS3 News, Playstation 3
    Not sure if college is for you?  Maybe the University of Michigan will make you think again. If your dream has been to play every game in existence, the Computer and Video Game Archive at the University of Michigan can help you along.  Although new games are constantly being created, making it nearly impossible to keep a game library up-to-date with every game ever made, UM does its best to k... more.
  • The Benefits of Last Year’s PlayStation Network Hack

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on May 19, 2012 under PS3 News, Playstation 3
    It was pointed out at last week’s Mobile Gaming conference in San Francisco that in some countries, credit cards just aren’t a part of the culture.  Instead, gamers head out to game and convenience stores in order to secure cards that renew their Xbox Live gold accounts or to buy online credit. Eurogamer recently examined how last year’s PlayStation Network hack created a credit-card fea... more.
  • Video Games in Church!

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on May 16, 2012 under Featured, PS3 News, Playstation 3
    Since the dawn of religion, people have found a spiritual connection within nature, so it perhaps shouldn’t be that surprising this same connection is experienced by people who play the liltingly beautiful game Flower. The impressive part is that this game was recently used in a centuries-old church in the UK – the Exeter Cathedral. On Sunday evening, May 13th, the congregation gathered... more.
  • How the U.S. Military is Capitalizing Upon Video Game Culture

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on April 26, 2012 under PS3 News, Playstation 3
    Video games have had a dramatic affect on the landscape of global entertainment.  Parents worry about their children’s active participation in violence, even if it is virtual violence.  Due to the nature of video games and their popularity, the military has inevitably tried to capitalize upon the gaming trend. Kotaku recently published an article called “Where Video Games and Real Militar... more.
  • An Actual Worthwhile Game Based off a Movie/TV Franchise – Star Trek

    0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on April 18, 2012 under PS3 News, Playstation 3
    Earlier this year, KitGuru brought you news of the upcoming Star Trek game, set for release in 2013, sometime before Star Trek 2 enters theatres.  Unlike other games based off movies, this is one gamers have high hopes for…with some even predicting its place beside Mass Effect as an epic sci-fi masterpiece. This past week produced new sneak peeks at this highly anticipated game during the Gl... more.
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