Media Create Co. this week said the Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 ranked No. 1 in hardware sales in the latest Japan retail activity.

The PS3 sold 64,786 units between Sept. 5 to Sept. 11 to rank No. 1 in overall hardware sales.

Sony Corp. this week updated a Terms of Service agreement for the Playstation Network division of the Playstation 3 and the PSP in which a user class action lawsuit option is removed.

The company this week released an updated agreement, which removes the ability to file or be part of a class action lawsuit, to all Playstation Network that must agree to the new terms in order to use the online service.

Users who wish to opt out of class action option can write a letter to the company in order to retain the right to do so.

Sony Corp. this week said it will release a new wave of titles for the Playstation Move for the Playstation 3 this holiday.

New Playstation Move compatible titles include LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Pack: Rise of the Cakeling DLC (Sept. 13), Everybody Dance (Oct. 18), infamous: Festival of Blood DLC (Oct. 25), Carnival Island (Nov. 15), EyePet & Friends (Nov. 15), and Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest (Nov. 15).

Resistance 3 for the Playstation 3 ranked in the top five this week at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division post launch of the first-person shooter sequel.

Pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection to the Playstation 3 ranked in the top three sales ‘Most Wished For’ products at Amazon.com Inc. amid high demand at the retailer.

Pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Collector’s Edition for the Playstation 3 spiked to the top 35 this week at GameStop Corp.’s online division due to strong demand.

Activision Blizzard Inc. this week said it will release the Call of Duty: Black Ops Rezurrection DLC to Playstation Network division of the Playstation 3 and the PC Sept. 22.

The Rezurrection DLC includes a new moon level, four remastered zombie levels, including Nacht der Untoten, Verruckt, Shi No Numa and Der Riese, enhanced soundtrack, and a new Zombies Moon theme.

Pre-order sales for God of War: Origins for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 climbed this week at retailer Amazon.com Inc. pending release of the HD remaster SKU.

By comparison, the hardware sold 33,831 to rank third the week prior.


The hardware ranked five titles in the top 10, including Bandai Namco Inc.’s Tales of Xilla at No. 1, Capcom Co.’s Resident Evil: Revival Selection at No. 2 and Resistance 3 at No. 3.

The PSP sold 25,404 units for the week to rank at No. 3 in Japan.

The PSP go sold 13 units to rank No. 10 for the week.

Pre-order sales for Atlus Inc.’s Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2 Innocent Sin for Sony Corp.’s PSP climbed this week pending release of the title.

Pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation Vita climbed this week at Amazon.com Inc. this week amid building demand for the handheld.

Sony Corp. this week said it will begin sale of the Playstation Vita in Japan Dec. 17.

In addition, Japan consumers can pre-order the new handheld beginning Oct. 15.

Sony Corp. this week said the battery life of the Playstation Vita will last between three to five hours depending on usage.

The company this week said the handheld will offer three to five hours battery life for gaming, five hours of video playback, or nine hours of music playback.

The device will include a 2,200 mAh battery and take two hours and 40 minutes to charge.

Namco Bandai Games America Inc. this week said it will release Shinobido 2: Tales of the Ninja to Sony Corp.’s Playstation Vita in 2012.

Developed by Acquire Corp. and Spike Co. Ltd., the stealth action title will include platform elements and utilize the touch screen panel to throw shurikens and target grapple points.

Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 hardware tallied below 1,300 units in the latest Japan retail figures.

Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Xbox 360 sold 1,219 units between Sept. 5 and Sept. 11 to rank No. 8 in overall sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 1,228 units the week prior.

The hardware did not rank any titles in the top 10 game sales.

Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 320GB Gears of War 3 Bundle ranked in the top 10 sales at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division amid strong pre-order demand for the bundle SKU.

This week, the Xbox 360 320GB Gears of War 3 Bundle ranked as the No. 7 best-selling product at Bestbuy.com.

Pre-order sales for Microsoft Corp. and Epic Games Inc.’s Gears of Edition 3 Epic Edition for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked as the top-selling pre-order product at GameStop Corp.’s online division amid strong demand for the premium SKU.

Microsoft Corp.’s Crimson Alliance for the Xbox Live division of the Xbox 360 is decent action RPG that includes four-player co-op for quick dungeon-based hack-n-slash action.

Pre-order sales for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary for the Xbox 360 held in the top 15 at GameStop Corp.’s online division pending release of the HD remaster.

Pre-order sales for Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Hardened Edition SKU for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top 10 sales at GameStop Corp.’s online division this week amid strong pre-sale demand.

Microsoft Corp.’s Forza Motorsport 4 Limited Edition SKU for the Xbox 360 ranked in the top 15 this week at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division this week due to strong pre-order demand.

Pre-order sales for Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment Inc.’s Batman: Arkham City ranked in the top five pre-order sales at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s online division due to strong demand.

EA Inc. this week said it will release Syndicate in 2012. The title, a tactical action franchise released in 1993, will be reinvented by Starbreeze Studios in an action espionage shooter title.

Set in 2069, will include four-player co-op functionality and the ability to take down enemies with upgradeable hacking mechanics.

Pre-order sales for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary for the Xbox 360 held in the top 15 at GameStop Corp.’s online division pending release of the HD remaster.

Tecmo Koei Holdings Co. this week said it will release Dead or Alive 5 in 2012.

The next installment in the fight franchise will include trademark interactive battle locations and be sold in 2012.

A Pre-Alpha Trailer includes a construction zone level that self-destruct after a fighter slams into an energy block.

Pre-order sales for Microsoft Corp.’s limited edition Xbox 360 Limited Edition Star Wars Kinect Bundle struck the top 20 sales at Amazon.com Inc. this week due to strong demand of the bundle SKU.

EA Inc.’s Battlefield 3 ranked in the top 20 at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s online division this week amid strong pre-sale demand.

Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii held tallied under 11,000 units in Japan in the latest retail data.

Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Wii sold 10,743 units between Sept. 5 and Sept. 11 to rank No. 4 in overall sales.

By comparison, the Wii sold 11,606 units the week prior.

The hardware ranked three titles in the top 10, including Bandai Namco Inc.’s Super Sentinel Battle: Ranger Cross at No. 6, Rhythm Heaven at No. 7, and Wii Sports Resort at No. 10.

Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS fell to second place in the latest retail data in Japan post price cut for the handheld.

Media Create Co. this week said the Nintendo 3DS sold 49,076 units between Sept. 5 and Sept. 11 to rank as the No. 2 game hardware for the week.

The 3DS did not rank any titles in the top 10 sales for the week.

Meanwhile, the Nintendo DSi LL sold 2,882 units to rank No. 5, the Nintendo DSi sold 1,957 to rank No. 6, and the DS Lite sold 51 units to rank No. 9 in the same period.

Nintendo Co. this week said announced the U.S. release date for Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 for the Nintendo 3DS.

Super Mario 3D Land will be sold Nov. 13, while Mario Kart 7 will drop to retail Dec. 4.

Super Mario 3D Land is the first 3D Mario platform adventure and will utilize the built-in gyro sensor of the Nintendo 3DS hardware.

Mario Kart 7 will include new characters like Lakitu and Metal Mario, and offer an optional first-person driving mode controlled by the gyro-sensor.

Technology News

Microsoft Corp. this week said the new Metro touch-interface of Windows 8 will not support plug-ins, including Adobe Inc.’s Flash.

In a blog post, the company said the Metro style Internet Explorer 10 is HTML 10 only and plug-in free.

However, consumers can still view Flash-enabled websites in the standard desktop interface of Windows 8.

Apple Inc.’s iPhone will include a new dual-core CPU and upgraded digital camera according to a new report.

The New York Times this week reported the iPhone 5 will include the A5 dual-core CPU and include an 8MP digital camera.

Sales for 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray disc SKU ranked as a top-selling product at Amazon.com Inc. this week post release.

This week, the Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray disc SKU ranked as the No. 1 product in Amazon’s Movies & TV division.

GameStop Corp. will release a new gaming tablet based on Google Inc.’s Android platform according to a new report.

Consumer website Gameindustry.biz this week reported the U.S. game retailer will release a branded tablet, based on a current retail tablet mode, that will include streaming functionality to play video games.

In addition, it will offer a dedicated game controller for the tablet.

Target Corp.’s new Missoni for Target line has sold out at retail locations and subsequently crashed the company’s website amid strong demand for the collaboration.

Retail locations held sparse inventory of clothing, bath, bedding, travel, and dishware as early bird customers nabbed as many items as possible.

From Sept. 13 morning to afternoon, Target.com has held intermittent service as consumers try to nab typically pricey Italian fashion house designs at affordable prices.

An attempt to access Target’s mobile site also proved futile as customers were met with error pages.

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