Updates (December, 2005)
December 31st, 2005
6th Annual PSX Extreme Awards (PSP)
The PSP gets its first set of awards from us here at PSX Extreme. Come see who the winners are.
December 30th, 2005
6th Annual PSX Extreme Awards (PS2 Awards)
The staff has gotten together and decided on the one PS2 game that ruled them all this year. Tomorrow we've got our PSP awards, and the awards fun will continue through Tuesday. Keep checking back to see who won all of our coveted awards.
PS2 Review: Guitar Hero
It rocks and you need it. End of discussion.
PS2 FAQS Updated
It's all about quality and not quantity in this update. We've added two walkthroughs for Dragon Quest VIII, two walkthroughs for Resident Evil 4, and a FAQ/Move List for Soul Calibur 3. Have fun!
PSP FAQS Added
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, Star Wars Battlefront II, and Legend of Heroes all get the FAQ treatment today.
PS2 Review: DICE
C-Grade anime gets a comparable game.
Topgear Tests Gran Turismo 4 Against the Real Thing
Host of the racing fanatic show tears up Laguna Seca on the PS2 and off.
Arena Football Screenshots Added
Hmmm, these screens sure do look a lot like NFL Street. Hopefully EA's not slapping the arena license on what should be NFL Street 3.
December 29th, 2005
PSP Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Erin takes time away from eating booger flavored Bertie Bots to give us her thoughts on the PSP's version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
PSP Guides Added
We've got walkthroughs for SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo, Mega Man Maverick Hunter X, and two FAQs for PoPoCoCrois. Check back tomorrow for a PS2 FAQ update.
PSP Cheats Added
We've got some cheats and unlockables for Tokobot, Spider-Man 2, Burnout Legends, Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Re-mix.
Sakura Taisen 1 + 2 Release Date Announced
Girls + Giant Robots = Winning Combination!
New Exit (PSP) Screens
More pictures from PSP's unique environmental puzzler.
Kojima Reveals Tidbits Concerning new PSP Metal Gear
Will players accept another new style of gameplay from the long-running series?
Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code (PSP) Character Art
Artwork from the sequel to this year's dungeon crawler takes on a new style.
Official Katamari Damacy T-Shirts
Now you can roll in with style!
GameFly Top Ten
Curious as to what the hottest games are this holiday season? Check out GameFly's top ten renting games.
December 28th, 2005
PSP Cheats Updated
New PSP cheats have been added for King Kong, SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo, Need For Speed: Most Wanted, Kingdom of Paradise, and WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 06. Enjoy.
PSP Wallpapers Updated
Want a simple wallpaper for your PSP? We added a plain background in 7 different colors. Check 'em out.
December 27th, 2005
More PS2 Cheats
Tomorrow you get PSP codes, but today you shall enjoy cheats of the PS2 variety. Chronicles of Narnia, 50 Cent: Bulletproof, King Kong, Tony Hawk's American Wasteland, and Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones all get the hook-up today.
December 26th, 2005
PS2 Cheats Updated
The gaming industry might take this week off, but we can't just leave you with no updates, so we've added some cheat codes for ya. Resident Evil 4, Dragon Quest VIII, Guitar Hero, and Battlefield 2: Modern Combat all have new cheats, just for you.
December 23rd, 2005
Adult UMD in North America
Bouncy Pictures has released Virtual Lap Dances v1 on UMD Video. Umm, wow.
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror Screens
A couple shots of the upcoming PSP Syphon Filter game.
NeoPets: Wand of Wishing Screens
More screens of the upcoming PSP NeoPets game.
December 22nd, 2005
An Army's Worth of New Valkyrie Profile PSP Images
One of the best RPGs ever is looking mighty fine on the portable system.
New Rule of Rose Trailer
SCEJ's new game features plenty of what Japanese horror stories seem to do best: creepy little girls!
Syphon Filter For PSP In March
Sam and Snake may be the spies getting most of the headlines these days, but Gabe Logan's got a game coming out as well.
December 21st, 2005
PS2 Preview: Rogue Galaxy
Level 5's newest RPG has just been released in Japan and it's incredible!
PSP Preview: Exit
Ubisoft announced today they'll be bringing Taito's puzzler, Exit, to the west.
More Metal Gear For PSP, Possibly
Hideo Kojima suggests that a new Metal Gear Solid for PSP is in the works, and that the secret concept he's cooking up is going to blow our minds.
Rogue Galaxy Screenshots
Pictures from Level 5's impressive new RPG.
New Valkyrie Profile: Silmeria Pics
Oh Tri-Ace how I love thee! Silmeria is shaping up to be one beautiful RPG.
December 20th, 2005
EA Replacing Faulty Madden PSP Discs
Has franchise mode been turning your system off? Now you can send the disc to EA for a replacement.
6 Million PSPs Sold in '05?
Is Sony "mapping to their forcast" or are they simply in for a cold winter from consumers?
Third Annual Final Fantasy XI Fan Festival Set for March
You can either get out and socialize or wait in front of your PS2 waiting for a party for 3 hours. Which one is time better spent?
December 19th, 2005
PSP Review: Tokobot
Cute robots on an epic adventure or machinations of evil? You decide. . .or, I will.
New Me and My Katamari (PSP) Commercial
More ball-rolling fun for the portable set!
Me and My Katamari New 2D Mode (Screenshots)
Preview of the exciting new 2D mode. How does it play? We don't know, but it does look awesome!
NeoPets: Wand of Wishing PSP Images
Some screens from the upcoming NeoPets PSP game.
December 16th, 2005
PS2 Review: Spartan: Total Warrior
Can this Spartan dethrone the God of War?
Top Selling PS2 Games List
If you want to give me EA stock for Christmas, I'm cool with it.
Ice Age 2 Game Coming
I don't remember anyone asking for it, but it appears it's coming regardless.
December 15th, 2005
PSP Review: Midway Arcade Treasures
Thank you Midway, for putting no effort into this collection. Oh the missed potential.
EA Names Arena Football Spokesman
If you care about Arena Football, then you're probably going to love who they picked to grace the game's cover.
LocoRoco Website Opens
Listen to funky music and view a level from Sony's upcoming PSP game.
Sega Signs Up Totally Games for a Franchise Rebirth
The independent development house gets to work with some of the big boys...
December 14th, 2005
PSP Review: Lord of the Rings: Tactics
EA's tactical-strategy game based on the Rings films is actually very good.
Splinter Cell 4 Gets Name, Date
I wonder if Sam Fisher skipped his prom to get freaky... hmm. Splinter Cell 4.
December 13th, 2005
PS2 Review: From Russia With Love
Is Sean Connery's return to the series enough to make the latest Bond game great? Is Alex Trebek the ultimate Bond villian? Read the review for the answer to at least one of those questions.
Working Designs Closes
Publisher best known for Lunar series and other role-playing games has closed shop.
More Metal Gear ACID 2 Images
A few new screen grabs of Konami's upcoming MGS themed card-battle game.
Two New NBA Ballers Games Coming Soon
Yep, one for the PS2 and one for the PSP.
NBA Ballers Phenom Screens
Peep the first pics from the game.
MLB '06: The Show Cover Athlete Announced
Red Sox Nation will be pleased with this one. No, it's not Ted Williams' frozen head.
December 12th, 2005
PSP Gets Midway's Treasures
Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play has shipped. Good news, but why didn't they include Smash TV, Robotron, or NARC?
Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play Images
Check out some screenshots of Midway Arcade Treasures for the PSP.
Snoopy Vs. Red Baron First Screens
First look at Namco's upcoming air combat game starring Snoopy... yes, that Snoopy.
December 9th, 2005
PS2 Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Erin shares her thoughts on the latest Harry Potter game from EA.
PSP Preview: Gradius Portable
We've compiled a dossier on Konami's upcoming five-pack of Gradius games.
PS2 Review: Call of Duty 2: Big Red One
Activision's tribute to the Fighting First serves up the respect they deserve.
New Valkyrie Profile Titles Sent Down from Valhalla
The legendary Action-RPG makes a surprise return!
PSP Stamina Battery On Sale
Now you can get an official extended-life battery for your PSP.
December 8th, 2005
PS2 Preview: Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows
Midway's classic series, Gauntlet, is coming back for a go on the PlayStation 2. Aaron lets us know how it's shaping up.
PS2 Review: EyeToy: Kinetic
Is this the game that's going to finally get your butt off the couch for some exercise? If you're motivated, have a huge room, and tons of light; perhaps.
One More Pursuit Force Video
Here's one last video clip from Pursuit Force. Well, it's not the last clip ever, but the last for a little while at least.
PS2 and PSP Getting a Crossword Game
Maybe people will finally stop emailing me about their desire for a crossword puzzle game on a console. Thanks Crave!
Outrun 2006: Coast to Coast headed to new platforms
SEGA announces new versions of the racer for PSP and PS2.
December 7th, 2005
Metal Gear Solid 4 (PS3) Real-Time Demo Footage
You have got to see this footage of the Metal Gear Solid 4 being demonstrated in real-time. It's eight minutes long, and it's worth every second of your time. Why are you still reading this? Go!
PS2 Review: Fatal Frame III
TECMO's latest in the survival horror series brings together the stories of the first two games, but is it as good?
PSP Review: The Con
Even though the con aspect is underdeveloped, Sony's urban update to Punch-Out still manages to get more right than it does wrong.
Black (PS2) Gameplay Video
You may have heard about it referred to as "next-gen" on the PS2, now check out the video to see if it's living up to the hype.
More Pursuit Force (PSP) Video
We've got another short clip of Pursuit Force in action. If you enjoyed the last one, you'll like this one as well.
December 6th, 2005
PS2 Review: Need for Speed: Most Wanted
It wouldn't be Christmas without a Need for Speed game, and EA doesn't want to ruin Christmas. See if the cop chases keep the series fresh in Aaron's review of NFS:MW.
Project IM (PS3) Screenshots
We've got the first screen's from Project IM, a first person shooter for the PlayStation 3 that uses Unreal Engine 3.
Project IM (PS3) Trailer
If screenshots aren't enough for you, have a look at the game's trailer.
Fatal Inertia (PS3) Screenshots Added
Tell me if this doesn't look like the pod-racing scene from Star Wars: Episode I. George better be getting a cut from this game, or somebody's gonna be getting sued.
Tokobots Heads to Retail
Tecmo's first PSP game is on its way to stores.
Madden 06 Reality Show A Reailty
Man, I was worried that there weren't enough reality shows out there. Thank goodness this has come along.
December 5th, 2005
PS2 Review: EyeToy: Operation Spy
The nifty little peripheral gets another game. Is this one fun for longer than a couple of hours?
PSP Campaign Draws Backlash
Sony commissioned graffiti artists to spray paint ads for the PSP, and other graffiti artists aren't happy about it.
Viewtiful Joe PSP Bound
Capcom reveals that a Viewtiful Joe fighting game is in the works and is coming to the PSP in a few months.
Starcraft Ghost Screens
Yep, it's still being developed. Check out these screenshots to see how it's coming along.
December 2nd, 2005
UMD Movie Review: Chain Reaction
Whoa. This movie stinks.
State of Emergency 2 Announced
Sequel is coming in February 2006 for PS2, and later for PSP.
Ace Combat Zero Trailer
Ace Combat Zero is looking awesome. Don't believe me? Go watch the video, drool, and come back to apologize.
New WipeOut Pure Download
Delta Pack 2, containing 2 new tracks, is now available for owners of the North American version of WipeOut Pure.
Forum Game Giveaway Ending Soon
The special forum giveaway will close before the holidays. Make sure you register to the forum and post in the giveaway thread for a (very good) chance to win a game of your choice. (US Only)
Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows Screens Added
Midway's bringing back Gauntlet for another go around. We'll have a preview for you shortly, but until then enjoy some new screenshots.
Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows Gameplay Video
If screenshots aren't enough for you, have a look at Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows in action.
December 1st, 2005
PS2 Review: Gun
If you have a riff with people wanna bust, break out before you get bumrushed, at the Wild Wild West. Err, you can just go read Cavin's review of Gun if you don't like my rapping.
Pursuit Force (PSP) Gameplay Video
Sony sent along a short clip of the game in action. It's looking pretty sweet.
Two Ape Escape Titles Unveiled
Okay, so we knew they were coming, but Sony has made it all official with a press release and everything.
New Ape Escape Academy (PSP) Screenshots
Although Frank might try and make a case for Hello Kitty, there's nothing cuter than little monkeys.
Ape Escape 3 (PS2) Screens
Today's update has more monkeys than you can shake a stick at.
Gun (PS2) Screenshots Added
If you're the type of person that needs pictures to help them visualize while reading a review - it's your lucky day.