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Conservative Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the Coalition Government will not be implementing a tax break for the video games industry that was proposed by the former Labour Government – describing it as “poorly targeted”.
Third party controllers and accessories tend to be either shoddy imitations of the real thing or souped-up behemoths costing an arm and a leg.
Nyko have been in this business for over ten years now and have created a wide variety of game accessories at lower costs then their first party counterparts. Some are good and some are bad, but the upcoming Raven controller shown at E3 takes things to a new level with its premium status.
Sony has announced two new peripherals for the much anticipated and well received PlayStation Move.
In a completely unsurprising turn of events, it has been announced that PlayStation Plus will be launching soon on the PS3.
So – how much and what do we get?
In a conference full of awesome, we have finally been given the date and price for the PlayStation Move.
This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for; the Sony Press Conference. We’ve already had some amazing announcements come in the weeks leading up to E3 such as LittleBigPlanet 2, Killzone 3, and MotorStorm Apocalypse so what can we expect at today’s conference?
The conference begins at 12:00pm (PDT) and we’ll be bringing you coverage starting then so join us for some huge PlayStation announcements and hopefully a little Kevin Butler.
At E3 2009 Electronic Arts showed off Brutal Legend, announced the newest EA Sports title, MMA, and had a special appearance by tennis legend Pete Sampras. What does this year’s press conference have in store for us?
We’ll be covering EA’s event LIVE from the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. The conference begins at 2:00 p.m. (PDT) and coverage will start around 1:30 so tune in to our live feed below and enjoy!
You may remember we reported earlier than ESRB listings seemed to have ousted the fact that Dreamcast games were heading to the PSN. Well, now SEGA has made it official.
So – what can we expect to see?
Today marks a momental moment in the PS3’s life as you can now purchase stereoscopic 3D content from the PlayStation Store.
No new firmware update is required, all you need is to be running v3.30 and have a 3D compatible TV.
With less than a week left before the show opens, Square Enix have officially revealed their full line-up for E3 2010.
The list comes as no surprise with titles including Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Final Fantasy XIV, Dungeon Siege 3, and Kane & Lynch 2.
We love a good trademark filing here at PS3 Attitude. To us they are like looking at a massive sparkly padlocked box covered in question marks – you have an inkling that something good might be in there, but there’s a chance it’s absolutely nothing.
Sony has recently trademarked ‘PlayView’ – and keeping in touch with the company’s mantra, this listing seems to do everything!
Atlus and developers Frozenbyte have teamed up to bring an as-of-yet unannounced 2011 digital distribution title.
Atlus is known for some of the PS3’s greatest hits including Demon’s Souls and 3D Dot Game Heroes. Frozenbyte is known for the award-winning Trine. A partnership between the two? You have us listening.
It has been announced via the wonder that is Twitter that Hideo Kojima will be teaming up with Square Enix for what could be the longest, stylish and most nonsensical cutscene ever made.
The biggest game of the year just keeps getting bigger as – once again – Red Dead Redemption fights off the competition to top the UK charts.
Can anything possibly stop it?
Et tu, SEGA?
Cheap puns aside, the last couple of years haven’t exactly been sunshine and lollipops. With jobs losses aplenty, sometimes you need a quick cash injection to get by.
Well it seems GameStation might be able to help – and no, you’ve not misread that.
Does anybody remember PlayTV? This little black trinket essentially turned the PS3 into a DVR – mimicking the features of a Sky+ or Virgin Media box.
Well it didn’t actually set the world on fire and can be found in many retailers for less than twenty pounds – a whopping fifty pound saving on the original RRP.
It seems as though a new one is on the way though – second time lucky?
New research published by Ofcom this month shows that the number of UK adults playing video games increased again in 2009.
The report shows that over a third of the UK population now plays games in some form or another, and this has led TIGA to renew call for the government to recognise the sector’s cultural and economic importance with financial support.
Being the data nerds that we are, we here at Attitude Towers have poured over the 89 page Media Literacy report to bring you the most interesting findings, and to offer our thoughts on the likelihood of the coveted tax breaks becoming a reality.
The rumour of a PSN ‘premium’ service has been doing the rounds for quite some time now. Sony has now confirmed that indeed one is on the way and details will be announced soon.
Hmm…We wonder when. Maybe at that little gamer gathering in June?