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With the PS3 generation, digital store shutdowns manifest their most damaging form yet

We’ve seen digital store shutdowns before. But Sony’s announcement that it’s to close the PS3, Vita and PSP stores for good is without doubt the most devastating yet.There’s a lot of anger about this decision, and justifiably so. But this is the digital future, and the gradual march of progress. It’s scary.When Google Stadia was announced, I said that streaming could be the future of games but gave me grave worries for game preservation. But perhaps when I wrote that we were already on a slippery slope, with too many purchases shackled to online services that can be closed down…

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Sony’s PlayStation Store has all manner of deals for Cyber Monday

By Joel Franey, Monday, 30 November 2020 11:18 GMT The PlayStation Store has extended many of its Black Friday deals to cover Cyber Monday, with discounts and deals on all manner of games if you buy them before the day is over!Not to worry – this offer extends to buyers in both the UK and the US, and most of the deals seem to be about the same (with a few exceptions), including deals on major AAA games, console classics and recent releases. We’ve collated some of the best options just below, check them out for yourself!UK Watch Dogs: Legion…

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Sony launches Black Friday sale on PSN

By Grace Curtis, Friday, 20 November 2020 19:31 GMT While the mad story of the PS5 launch continues to twist in bizarre directions – the latest development involving, among other things, a box of catfood – PlayStation fans can at least take comfort in a good old fashioned bargain. Black Friday has officially begun on the PlayStation Network, boasting discounts of up to 70% off on selected downloads.A few of the year’s top games are in the mix: The Last of Us Part 2 is going for $30, DOOM Eternal for just $20. It’s a comprehensive list, though PlayStation Plus subscribers should…

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Ubisoft’s official store goes live with Black Friday 2020 sales

By Henry Stockdale, Thursday, 19 November 2020 18:47 GMT Ubisoft’s biggest games are already seeing some heavy discounts across online stores, from heavy hitters like Assassin’s Creed to Watch Dogs, but today, the French publisher have taken things a step further.Launched today across their official website, Ubisoft’s official Black Friday sales have gone live, providing even more discounts on digital downloads. Going up to 80% off, it’s mostly PC editions here but it depends on the game. Some copies are also available for the Xbox One, PS4, Xbox Series X|S and PS5. With that in mind, here’s our top recommendations. Assassin’s…