Capcom Co. this week said that it will fire the Devil May Cry 4 demo to Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3. The next installment of the supernatural franchise will be sold on Feb. 5.
Midway Games Inc. this week said that it will blast a new map pack for Stranglehold to the PS3. The download will include 10 additional multiplayer maps and new character skins.
Amazon.com this week price cut Namco Bandai Inc.'s Time Crisis 4 for the PS3 to $69.99. The SKU includes the new Guncon 3 gun peripheral.
Wal-Mart stores this week offered a free $50 gift card with the purchase of a 40GB PS3 as part of a Secret In-Store Specials promotion. The 40GB PS3 retails for $399.
GameStop this week price cut Beowulf: The Game for the PS3 to $19.99. The title is based on the motion picture directed by Robert Zemeckis.
SCEA President and CEO Jack Tretton told MSNBC this week that the biggest misstep in the release of the PS3 was the launch.
Amazon.com this week price cut the title Lair for the PS3 to $39.99. The flight action game was released in Aug. to U.S. retailers.
Sales for Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 fell flat in Japan holiday sales. Total sales were well below rival consoles and handhelds for the week.