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Entertainment analyst Michael Pachter has been an influential figure in the financial side of the gaming industry for his analysis of video game developers and publishers alike, with many of his opinions sparking either controversy or changes in the industry.

In his recent return at the PlayStation Experience, Pachter dished out his opinions on Sony's future exclusives, and a few harsh words toward Nintendo.

Head inside to see what he had to say!

Fans of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure can get ready to show their hot blooded pride real soon, as JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The game was revealed in the latest V-Jump and will be a tag-battle style 3D brawler, similar to how the Naruto Shippuden games have been done recently.

You can read more, and see some images of the game from the issue of V-Jump, after the jump!

The weekly hardware and software sales number for Japan are in courtesy of Media Create, and it looks like the holiday sales surge has begun. 3DS, Wii U, and PS4 all saw increased sales this week, and 3DS topped the charts with over 150,000 units sold between all four of its models.

In software, the newest version of Yokai Watch 2 dominated the charts by selling over 1.2 million in just two days. The new-gen version of Grand Theft Auto V launched in Japan this week, and PlayStation 4 sales jumped from 16,000 to 68,000 as a result. Hit the jump to check out the full breakdown!

A few days ago, we reported on a rumor that heists in Grand Theft Auto V are coming December 23. Rockstar has since confirmed that heists are actually coming in early 2015. GTA Online producer Imran Sarwar recently gave an interview with IGN talking about the massive delay in releasing heists, as well as details about how the content works. A new trailer for the heist feature has also been recently released. You can head after the jump to read what he to say and to check out the awesome trailer!

So, Sony made a mistake, a really funny mistake. Most of you may know that the PlayStation brand just turned 20 years old yesterday and, to celebrate, had sold limited run PS1 colored PlayStation 4's, as well as set up a website dedicated to this event. Now, PlayStation has become a massive name in the gaming industry, its main competitors being Microsoft and Nintendo, so what better way to celebrate the anniversary than to put up a big collage of all the characters that they've had on their consoles from the start? That seemed like the intention at the beginning, except for the fact that one of the images is of Mega Man... from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

You can read more, and see images of this hilarious mistake on Sony EU's behalf, after the jump

Often considered one of the best visual novels ever created, Steins;Gate will be available to captivate Western audiences on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita sometime next year. Steins;Gate tells the story of a small group of tech-savvy students who figure out how to send messages to the past via text messages. Game interaction takes places through the "phone trigger" system, in which the player changes the story based on responding to or ignoring phone calls and messages.

Steins;Gate is being published by PQube. It is unclear whether or not the game will be digital download only. According to PQube head of marketing Geraint Evans, "I’m a big advocate of physical releases. So we’ll do our utmost to make sure it happens on both formats and in both territories." No further details, such as whether the game will feature the PC translation, have been revealed yet.

There hasn't been much information coming from Atlus regarding the upcoming installment to their widely popular Persona series. With a reveal trailer and information about the North American release, fans everywhere are looking for more.

And they might just get it. A recent image released by Atlus regarding their Persona Super Live 2015 concert on February 5 shows the protagonists from Persona 3 and 4 in the foreground; with the newly unveiled Persona 5 protagonist facing away from them in the background mysteriously, something is bound to come up.

What better place than a concert dedicated to Persona's music to give more information about Persona? With soundtracks being a very prominent part of the series, it would be a great idea to show off the new theme song at the event.

The long awaited Heists mode for GTA V may finally have a release date. According to NillxModz from se7ensins, Heists will be available to players on December 23rd for all versions of the game and will include a variety of new features and functions. NillxModz claims that the leaked features "have been analysed and confirmed via Developer-versions of the relevant content and the code associated with it." In other words, the user dug through the coding of developer-related content in order to pull information concerning Heists.

Make the jump to view the full list of leaked notes.

Ratchet & Clank is about to have a big year. The dynamic duo is making the jump to the silver screen, as a movie based on the hit franchise is set to release in the early months of 2015. In addition, a new game will accompany the movie. Despite the franchise's absence from PlayStation Experience, Insomniac Games has reassured us that the game is still coming. It may not turn up as soon as we expected though.

Although the movie will retell the story of the first Ratchet & Clank game, the game will not be a remake of the franchise's first title. Instead, Insomniac calls it a re-imagining. Not a remaster. Not a port. A re-imagining. That leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

Insomniac also confirmed the game will not be released in Q1 of the 2015 fiscal year. It'll show up, but not early.

Have a look at Insomniac's tweets inside.

For those of you out there with a modded console looking to jump on the Destiny bandwagon, you may be out of luck. Over the past week, Bungie has been dropping the banhammer hard on players logging into their system through modded consoles, and they are warning other players not to make the same mistake. Those who disregard the warning risk having their usernames permanently banned from the Destiny system.

Bungie released a statement on their site the other day, saying:

"We routinely review Banhammer actions to ensure that they are applied accurately and fairly. A review of the bans applied over the last week shows that all of the affected accounts had logged into Destiny on a modified console at some point."

Head past the jump to read more!