E3: Sony whips out the PlayStation Vita

Here are some highlights off the wire from Monday’s Sony presentations at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles: A video screen shows off Sony Corporation’s next generation portable gaming machine, PlayStation Vita, as it displays a forthcoming game called ModNation Racers. PlayStation Vita is a touch-interface and motion-sensitive handheld that will go on sale before […]

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Sony announces nameless ‘next generation portable’

TOKYO (AP) — Sony said the successor to its PlayStation Portable machine will go on sale late this year, offering the quality of a home console in an on-the-go machine boasting a screen double the size of smart phones. The announcement Thursday of the “next generation portable” underlines efforts at the Japanese electronics and entertainment […]

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Super Bowl ads: It’s going to be one hell of a show

Always a hot topic this time of year, the ads for Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIV seem to be pushing more — and different — buttons than ever before. CBS has been making headlines for allowing a spot from evangelical nonprofit group Focus on the Family, featuring Heisman Trophy-winning Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow and his […]

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Publishing goes to Hell with ‘Dante’s Inferno’ game tie-in

A new trade paperback edition of the 14th century epic poem Dante’s Inferno is planned as part of a marketing push of Biblical proportions for Electronic Arts’ video game adaptation, which is due out Feb. 2. The text will be Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s English translation from the original Italian, and it will contain a 16-page, […]

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