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2011 Tokyo Game Show

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A visitor tries out Sony's new game "Front Mission Evolved" at the company's booth during the Tokyo Game Show in  Makuhari,  near Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. Sony's PlayStation 3 game console will work as a Blu-ray disc player for 3-D movies and music videos, not just 3-D games, with a software update download starting Sept. 21.(AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)

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Social games played on smartphones are hogging the attention at this year's Tokyo video-game exhibition, boasting new ways of making money by selling "virtual" goodies, not the usual expensive machines and software packages. (AP)

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