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Ratchet: Deadlocked to receive HD makeover

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Ratchet: Deadlocked is next in line to receive a HD PS3 makeover this year, it was announced today at PAX. Following on from the release of the Ratchet and Clank Collection (bringing together the first three titles in the series), the 2005 exclusive will be arriving on PSN at an unspecified point later this year. Read More.

EA announces Plants vs. Zombies 2

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PopCap's hugely popular strategy game will be receiving a sequel in the form of Plants vs. Zombies 2, EA announced earlier today. With a provisional launch window of late Spring 2013 on the cards, it will "include a bevy of new features, settings, and situations, designed to delight the franchise's tens of millions of fans". Read More.

Japan Studio's Rain is coming exclusively to PSN

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In yet another Gamescom announcement, Sony have revealed PSN exclusive Rain  - a new IP from their Japan Studio.

Following the story of a boy who "awakes to see a girl's silhouette in the rain", he soon becomes invisible himself in a grimy, seemingly abandoned urban landscape. Read More.

Sony unveils Killzone Mercenary

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Shining a spotlight on the Killzone Vita game teased long before the system's release, Sony announced Killzone Mercenary at Gamescom last week.

A first person shooter exclusive to the PlayStation handheld, a live action trailer displayed an elite team who didn't appear to fight for either the iconic Helgasht or the opposing ISA forces (the two conflicting factions of the Killzone series), having tackled both groups throughout. Read More.