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Subject: The gaming news of september Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:55 pm
- Capcom Vancouver's Dead Rising 3 producer Mike Jones said that the game will have 6 - 10 different endings, and there will be a handful of branching points that make a significant difference, whether you are able to play beyond the normal timeline or not.
-Square Enix announced a special Final Fantasy X | X-2 Vita Bundle Pack, the bundle will come with a special edition of PS Vita with the Macalania Spring scene painted on the back of the Vita.
-Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Beta Version will launch with PS4 in Japan on Feb 22. Those who subscribed to the PS3 version will be able to obtain the PS4 beta version for free.
- Koei Tecmo also revealed that Deception: Dark Side Princess [Kagero: Dark Side Princess] will be coming to both PS3 and PS Vita in 2014, the latest entry in the trap making RPG series. :w00t:
-Sony also announced a new companion console called PlayStation Vita TV, a compact device that plays PS Vita, PSP and PS One titles on TV, as well as PS4 Remote Play and video streaming services like Hulu; and you can connect the device with Dual Shock 3 controllers. PS Vita TV will launch in Japan on Nov 14, for 9940 yen (US$100). Sony does not have current plans to bring this outside Japan.
-Nikkei reported that Sega Sammy will acquire Index for approximately 14 billion yen in November, Index is the parent company of Atlus. Sega was one of the 20 buyers who participated the auction of Index last month.
-Take Two Interactive announced that Grand Theft Auto V sales have surpassed $800 million on the first day, which is higher than the previous GTA titles. Take Two CEO said "All of us at Take-Two are thrilled with the initial response to Grand Theft Auto V. Once again, the team at Rockstar Games have outdone themselves, setting the entertainment industry's new standard for creativity, innovation and excellence."
-Nikkei reported that the former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi passed away Thursday due to pneumonia, he ran Nintendo for over 50 years, and he was 85. ..RIP
-Take Two announced that the worldwide sales of Grand Theft Auto V have surpassed $1 billion for the first three days, which broke the record of Call of Duty: Black Ops II of reaching $1 billion in 13 days.
-Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida said that The Last Guardian development is on-going at SCE Japan Studio, and the company is waiting for the time to re-introduce it.
-SCE executive Masayasu Ito said that Sony will sell the PlayStation 4 to customers at a loss, but the loss will be recovered with typical users buying a PS Plus subscription and at least one launch title. Ito added that the losses Sony will make from selling PS4 will be less than when PS3 launched in 2006.
-Sony executive Masayasu Ito said that interest from western cuonsumers on PS Vita TV streaming device has surpassed the company's expectation. Sony is looking into launching the device in North America and Europe but timing is not yet confirmed.
-Microsoft senior director of product management and planning Albert Panello told Engadget that the Xbox One doesn't support vertical orientation, the console wasn't designed to have the slot loading BD disc drive to work vertically. He said at TGS that "We don't support vertical orientation; do it at your own risk."