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New Xbox 360 System Update offers PayPal, standby functions

May 20th, 2011 · Comments Off on New Xbox 360 System Update offers PayPal, standby functions

Microsoft Corp. this week released a new System Update for the Xbox 360 that offers expanded functionality with PayPal and a new standby power save feature.

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PS3 PSN Playstation Store to resume May 24, says report

May 20th, 2011 · Comments Off on PS3 PSN Playstation Store to resume May 24, says report

Sony Corp. this week said it will resume operation of the Playstation Store division of the Playstation Network on May 24 according to an internal memo to game developer partners.

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Infamous 2 PS3 pre-order sales climb with Uncharted 3 Beta

May 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Infamous 2 PS3 pre-order sales climb with Uncharted 3 Beta

Advanced sales for Infamous 2 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 increased this week with the inclusion of early access to the Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta.

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PS3 Firmware 3.61 overheating old hardware, says publisher

May 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on PS3 Firmware 3.61 overheating old hardware, says publisher

Publisher Rockstar Games this week said Sony Corp.’s new Firmware 3.61 System Update for the Playstation 3 is overheating units playing the company’s new action title L.A. Noire.

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Modern Warfare 3 PS3, Xbox 360 pre-order sales flank top 5

May 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Modern Warfare 3 PS3, Xbox 360 pre-order sales flank top 5

Pre-order sales for Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360, and the PC ranked in the top 5 at GameStop Corp.’s online division due to strong demand.

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L.A. Noire PS3 No. 1, Xbox 360 No. 2 at launch

May 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on L.A. Noire PS3 No. 1, Xbox 360 No. 2 at launch

Rockstar Games’ L.A. Noire to Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 led game sales this week at Amazon.com Inc. post launch of the new IP.

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Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 pre-order sales horde 1M units

May 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 pre-order sales horde 1M units

Microsoft Corp. this week said pre-order sales for Epic Games Inc.’s Gears of War 3 for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 have reached one million units worldwide.

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Wii Mario Kart $149.99 Bundle in top 15 at Toys R Us

May 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Wii Mario Kart $149.99 Bundle in top 15 at Toys R Us

Launch sales for Nintendo Co.’s new Wii Mario Kart Bundle ranked in the top 15 at Toys R Us Inc.’s online division amid solid launch demand.

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Wal-Mart sells Xbox 360 4GB with Live, Controller, $50 Bonus

May 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Wal-Mart sells Xbox 360 4GB with Live, Controller, $50 Bonus

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. this week began sale of a new Xbox 360 4GB Bundle that includes a $50, Xbox Live, and extra controller bonus at under $200.

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Sony denies second attack on PS3 PSN

May 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Sony denies second attack on PS3 PSN

Sony Corp. this week denied a second attack on the Playstation Network for the Playstation 3 and PSP following a password reset email exploit.

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