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September 30th, 2005

Capcom Classics Collection Review
Capcom has put bliss on a disc for retro fans.

Urban Reign Review
Looks like all of Namco's bliss is being saved up for Soul Calibur 3.

Three More PSP Wallpapers
By popular demand, Dmitry adds a Zelda and two Gran Turismo 4 wallpapers perfectly formatted for your PSP.

Walk of Game Nominees
Pac-Man, Pong, Donkey Kong, Grand Theft Auto, and Tetris are just a few of the nominees this year. How can you not vote for all of them?

FIFA Soccer 06 Heads to Retail
I'm not sure what it's going to do once it gets there though. Probably hang out, bug customers, and browse the magazines.

Pinball Hall of Fame PSP Bound
So I picked this one up for the PS2 for $10 last January, and now I am supposed to drop $30 on it for the PSP? Hmmm.

Brand New Prince of Persia (PSP) Shots
We've got the first shots from the recently announced game.

Lord of the Rings Tactics (PSP) Screenshots
Five screens to rule them all. Actually, these are kind of funky looking, but that's how EA sent them. Oh well.

The Godfather (PSP) Screens Added
Will it look this good in motion? Only time will tell.

New Black Screens
We've added a couple of screens from EA's upcoming FPS, Black.

September 29th, 2005

NHL 06 Review
Now that the lockout is over, it's time to check out the new crop of hockey video games. Can EA take back the crown this year?

PSP Cheats Updated
We've got new cheats for Burnout Legends, NFSU: Rivals, Virtua Tennis, and MediEvil. Go get your portable cheat on.

PS2 Cheats Added
New cheats have been uploaded for: Marvel Nemesis, NBA Live 06, Sly 3, Indigo Prophecy, Ultimate Spider-Man, Kuon, and Burnout Revenge.

PSP Wallpapers Get 2 Addittions
Lazer macked out two more wallpapers for your Sony PSP. Check it!

Capcom Classics Collection PS2 Screens
We snapped and uploaded a bunch of screens from Capcom Classics Collection. Look for our review in a day or two.

Capcom Classics Collection PSP Trailer
Check out this Windows Media clip of a trailer for Capcom's upcoming PSP compilation. Strider, Captain Commando, oh my!

Japanese Software Sales Top Ten
A strong showing from the PSP? Hooray!

We Love Katamari Desktop Buddy Program
Can't get enough Katamari? Go download this little program from the game's official site.

Konami Gets Gamers In Shape
Well, they're helping people get in shape. You've just got to get your butt off the couch.

September 28th, 2005

Burnout Revenge Review
What, you haven't bought it yet? If you're waiting to find out how good it is, check out the review, then get your butt to the store.

PSP Wallpapers Section Launched
Got that 2.0 update on your PSP? Now get some nice wallpapers for it. We've got 3 wallpapers and more in the pipeline.

D3 Publisher Announces First PSP Game
Practical Intelligence Quotient. No joke.

More World Championship Poker 2 Screens
Worst video game renderings of Annie Duke ever... and Frank has the biggest crush on her, so he oughta know. C'mon, where's her iPod?! Where's her trademark leg-cross?!

NBA Live 06 Shoots to Retail
Both hoops games are now out. It's time to make your choice...

September 27th, 2005

Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves Review
Third installment in the series a lot like the first two, not that that's a bad thing.

Logitech PlayGear Street Review
Logitech has a new case out to protect your PSP, but is it worth $30? Read Aaron's review to find out.

NBA 2K6 In Stores Now
I wish I was little bit taller. I wish I was a baller. I wish I had a girl who looked good - I would call her. I wish I had a rabbit in a hat with a bat and a '64 Impala

NBA '06 (PSP) Screenshots
They’re playing basketball. We love that basketball. All sorts of song lyrics today, cause I'm crazy like that.

DDR Extreme 2 Ships
Nothing left for me to do but DANCE! Got canned heat in my heals tonight baby.

September 26th, 2005

Shadow of the Colossus Movie
We put together a 2-minute movie from the recent standalone demo.

Shadow of the Colossus Screens
Screen captures taken from the latest demo.

25 to Life Delayed
Eidos' online urban crime game pushed back to 2006.

September 23rd, 2005

We Love Katamari Review
Fans of Namco's sticky-ball game get more to love, but will the new game roll-up new fans?

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat Preview
Ryan takes an in-depth look at Battlefield 2: Modern Combat. Finally console owner get a chance to experience the goodness of the Battlefield series.

PS3 To Launch In Spring 2006?
Word's going around that it might be coming sooner than we think. - 0 comments

GTA: San Andreas Special Edition Revealed
There will be no hidden sex scenes for all you kiddies that shouldn't have had the game in the first place. Sorry.

Pre-Order Stacked, Get DVD
Poker fans can get a bonus DVD for pre-ordering Daniel Negreanu's upcoming game.

September 22nd, 2005

Beatdown: Fists of Vengeance Review
Aaron plays it so you don't have to. The good news is that it's our 400th PS2 Review! Golf clap. Cake. Hooray!

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 Now Available
Tiger Tiger Woods Ya'll.

New Pursuit Force Screens
Eleven new screens from Sony's Action/Racing hybrid game.

D.I.C.E. Hits Stores
Didn't I just do a news story about Bandai releasing a game based on a Cartoon Network show?

Shrek Super Slam Screenshots Added
Here's one for the kiddies. Seven new Shrek Super Slam shots.

World Rally Championship Screens Uploaded
These look great, but what's the deal with there only being one car in any of the shots? Kind of makes you wonder...

September 21st, 2005

PS2 Cheats Updated
All new and exciting cheats for: Burnout Revenge, Nascar 06, Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, Urban Reign, and Rainbow Six: Lockdown have been added.

Gripshift (PSP) Review
If you loved the concept of Super Monkey Ball, but you hated the monkeys, you're in luck. Sort of.

Rockstar Making A Movie
Nope, it doesn't have anything to do with GTA, but it is coming out on the PSP.

Boom! Madden 06 For PSP In Stores
Get your football fix at home or on the road. Or if you're like the Saints you can be on the road, but at home.

NBA 06 The Life (PSP) Trailer
See NBA 06 for the PSP in action. It's fannnntastic.

Can Games Make You Cry?
All you Final Fantasy fans who cried when Aeris died, raise your hands. You know the answer.

S.L.A.I. Blasts Into Stores
The PS2 gets its first online mech game. Hopefully it's a good one.

Gretzky NHL '06 Skates To Retail
The more hockey games the merrier. Eh?

Top Ten Rentals From GameFly
If you had God of War at #8 in your office pool this week, you're the big winner!

Socom 3 Soundtrack Composer Named
Sony inks a big name Hollywood composer to provide the game's soundtrack.

Nike and 2K Sports Team Up
In other exciting news, I'm going to go take a nap.

September 20th, 2005

Virtua Tennis: World Tour Review (PSP Import)
Aaron gives the import version of Virtua Tennis a go. See what we've got to look forward to next month.

We Love Katamari Rolls to Retail
If you didn't buy the first one, now is your chance to make up for it. You'll like this one, or Frank doesn't get paid this month!

NFS: Most Wanted Black Edition Revealed
They had me at "behind the scenes footage of Josie Maran."

Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects Ships
EA's fighting game with Marvel characters, as well as all-new fighters is in stores now.

Bandai Announces Samurai Champloo
If it's on Adult Swim, there's a pretty good chance that Bandai's making a game for it. Hey, it's better than them making games based on the Lifetime Network.

New NBA2K6 Screens
You can deck out your crib with framed jersey's this year. Yeah, it's no Suzy Kolber poster, but it will have to do.

September 19th, 2005

TGS: Tokyo Game Show 2005 Wrap-Up
We've organized all of the PS2, PS3, and PSP news into an easy to digest summary.

TGS: Metal Gear Solid 4 Trailer
See the direct feed footage right here. Go! Now! - 0 comments

TGS: Loco Roco Preview
Nestled away in a corner at TGS, mostly unpromoted, was what may end up being the PSP's best game in 2006.

True Crime Needs More Cowbell
Some big name actors have lent their voices to True Crime. Not only that, but there's a former porn star in there too! No, it's not Frank - I said FORMER porn star.

TGS: Official Sony TGS 2005 Site
Sony's official site has video trailers for most of Sony's upcoming PSP and PS2 lineup.

The Suffering: Ties That Bind Goes Gold
Did they truly find a way to make the streets of Baltimore any scarier than they already are?

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks Ships
If you're old enough to remember the original "Mortal Monday" you're getting pretty old.

September 17th, 2005

TGS: Street Fighter Alpha 3 Preview
Capcom's showing off its upcoming PSP fighting game at TGS, and we've updated our preview with loads of new info.

TGS: New Vision Gran Turismo (PS3) Screen
It's only one shot, but it's purty as hell. Take a gander.

TGS: Sony Combines Its Development Studios
Some business news from the show. You know, if you're interested in that sort of thing.

TGS: Sega Teams With Bizarre Creations
It seems that Sega is getting back into things in a big way. They join forces with yet another big-time developer. - 0 comments

More Field Commander PSP Screens
Take a look at Sony Online Entertainment's answer to Advance Wars, coming to PSP in 2006.

September 16th, 2005

TGS: Metal Gear Solid 4 Revealed
Kojima and company unveil Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots at TGS 2005, sort of. - 0 comments

TGS: Katamari Damacy PSP Hands-On
Our man in Japan gives a few quick minutes to the handheld version of Namco's sticky-ball game.

TGS: First Party PlayStation 2 Trailers
Come see what Sony's got cooking for the PS2 at the big show this year.

TGS: Official Sony TGS PSP Site
Remember, you read it here first: There are more games coming out for the PSP. Come see some of them in motion here.

TGS: Capcom Game Trailers
Links to video clips for all the games that Capcom's showing at the TGS. There's some good stuff here.

TGS: Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War Trailer
If you need your arcade style flying game fix, then today's your lucky day.

TGS: PS3 Games At the Show
PlayStation 3 making a grand entrance at the 2005 Tokyo Game Show this weekend. - 0 comments

TGS: Konami Bringing Gradius to PS3
Next-gen installment of Konami's popular shmup franchise to land on PS3. - 0 comments

TGS: Metal Gear Solid 4 Screens
Straight outta Tokyo, a crazy mercenary named Solid Snake. First images of next-gen Metal Gear Solid.

Suikoden V Announced
If you've got too much time on your hands, another RPG is headed your way to help you kill some time.

September 15th, 2005

GTA: San Andreas In Stores Again
Clean version is now shipping to stores around the country.

EA Announces Arena Football League Game
They picked up the AFL license late last year, now the company is delivering on the deal with a new Arena Football game due out in February.

SOE Unveils Field Commander PSP
Advance Wars knock-off coming to PSP in February 2006.

First Field Commander PSP Screen
We'll have more in a day or two. For some reason the archive they pointed us to contained a ton of images of Everquest. Oops.

September 14th, 2005

Burnout Legends Review
Oh yeah, it's finally here, and it's pretty damn fantastic. Read the review, just because Aaron took the time to write it, and then go to the store and buy the game.

Namco Reveals Katamari Damacy PSP
Oh happy joy, Namco is bringing the tiny prince and his sticky ball to PSP in 2006.

MLB 2K5 World Series Edition Announced
It's official, 2KSports is releasing an updated version of its baseball game next month.

First Daisenryaku Portable Screens
Genki is bringing the popular Daisenryaku strategy franchise to PSP, and we've got the screens to prove it.

September 13th, 2005

World Series of Poker Review
We take Activision's PS2 poker game for a whirl.

Sony US Recalls Slimline PS2 AC Adapters
IMPORTANT: If you own a slim model PS2, your AC adapter cord may be unsafe.

Sony Europe / Asia Recalls Slimline PS2 AC Adapters
IMPORTANT: If you live in the UK, Europe, Australia, or south Asia, you need to read this notice. Your PS2 cord may catch fire.

Burnout Legends Crashes Its Way To Stores
Look for our review of the game first thing Wednesday.

Urban Reign Hits Retail
Find out which two Tekken characters are playable in Namco's brawler.

NBA '06 Screenshots
Six new shots of Sony's hoops game, which is due out this October.

September 12th, 2005

The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction Review
After hours and hours of smashing everything in sight Aaron pounds out a review of the Hulk's latest game.

Ratchet: Deadlocked Impressions
We take the demo of Ratchet: Deadlocked for a spin. Wow, it's good.

SSX On Tour Soundtrack Revealed
EA drops the skinny on the trax that will underpin SSX On Tour.

X-Men Legends 2 PSP Screens
Some screens of the upcoming X-Men game for PSP.

The Con PSP Screens
A few new-to-us screens of Sony's upcoming PSP beat 'em up.

September 10th, 2005

Grand Theft Auto PSP Site Live
Rockstar unveils screens, videos, and info about its upcoming GTA game for PSP. And yes, the October 25th release date is now confirmed.

More Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories Screens
A few more images of the PSP's upcoming killer app.

September 9th, 2005

L.A. Rush Preview (Hands-on)
Aaron spends some quality time with the latest game in the Rush series. That is, if knocking down part of the Hollywood sign to make it read "WOOD" can be considered quality.

PlayStation 3 Sonic The Hedgehog Screenshots
We've got four incredible looking shots from the just announced Sonic title for the PlayStation 3.

Gungrave: Overdose Review
Bill takes a look at yet another game based on an anime. He's becoming quite the expert.

Happy Birthday PlayStation
Sony's original gray box turns 10 today.

PSP's 1st Party Fall/Winter Lineup Details
Sony gives some information on the six games they will be releasing between now and Christmas.

We Love Katamari On Sale Now
At least at Target Stores. Go get it!

Seaman 2 Announced
Sega set to let us play with seamen in 2006.

Pump It Up: Exceed Song Listing
It's a huge list, that's for sure.

Gamespy to Power PSP Online Features
Hopefully more developers will take advantage of the PSP's wireless capabilities now.

September 8th, 2005

Rumor: PSP Mini?
An interesting photo of what a "PSP Mini" might look like is making the rounds on the Internet. Come see what all the fuss is about.

EA Ships NHL 06
EA Sports' latest hockey game goes on sale just in time for the upcoming season.

Neopets: The Darkest Faerie Trailer
Check out the trailer from Sony's upcoming action/adventure game.

24: The Game - New Screens
Some new screens for you Bauer power fans.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 Goes Gold
It's the only thing that will get you to quit playing last year's version, and it's just a few weeks away.

Pump It Up: Exceed Screenshots
Eight screens from the dance game that shipped today for the PS2 and Xbox.

Gone Gold - Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks
Can you tell the holidays are just around the corner? Brace yourself for a flood of new games.

The Suffering Heading To Film
Okay, which one of you jokers said you wanted this game to be turned into a movie? Raise your hands now so I can come pummel you.

September 7th, 2005

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball Announced
EA turns lemons into lemonade as it announces that it's developing a college baseball game.

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball Screens
First early screens of EA's upcoming NCAA baseball game.

SSX On Tour PSP Screens
Sharp new screens of EA's upcoming snowboard game for PSP.

September 6th, 2005

UK PSP Blast Off
Sales numbers are in for the PSP launch in the UK, and ... woah ... they like it, they really like it!

Burnout Revenge and Legends Go Gold
Get ready for some sweet racing goodness! We've got links to all our coverage of both games inside.

Red Octane Inks Guitar Hero Gibson Deal
Upcoming music game to feature authentic Gibson guitars.

World Championship Poker 2 Screens
Screens from Crave's upcoming poker game, showing Howard Lederer and Greg Raymer doing what they do best.

September 3rd, 2005

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories Screens
Rockstar sends out the first official screens for their upcoming GTA installment on the PSP. Hot!

September 2nd, 2005

Interview With True Crime's Police Advisor
Wanna know what a real cop thinks about the game? Check out the interview. Reading interviews helps develop strong bones.

WipeOut Pure Classic Pack 2
Gamers in North America can download two more tracks.

Capcom Opens SFA3 Site
New site shows a few pics of Street Fighter Zero 3 for the PSP, a.k.a. Street Fighter Alpha 3.

EA Announces Executive Restructuring
All of you that have Paul Lee in your EA Corporate Fantasy League should be excited about the news today.

September 1st, 2005

PSP Launches in Europe
Now our buddies in the UK and Europe can enjoy the PSP too.

Europe Getting Exclusive Wipeout Downloads
We've got the skinny on what you can download and when you can get it. If you're across the pond, that is.

Inuyasha: Feudal Combat In Stores Now
All the info you need on the game is included in this handy dandy story.

Square Enix Announces Romancing SaGa Release Date
So they do stuff besides Final Fantasy and Dragon Warrior? Interesting...

Soul Calibur III Pre-Order Campaign Kicks Off
It's like the exclusive bonus character for each system, except this time it's lame. Ok, the item you get isn't lame, but making you buy three copies of the game to collect all three items is weak.

Bored This Weekend? Visit Our Forums
Now that we're all buddy buddy with the Xbox, there's all sorts of new stuff to talk about. The forums are free, fun, fantastic, funky, fresh, and uh, that's about it. Go check them out!

Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows Website Live
Another day, another official website goes live. Find out what game got its own digs on the 'net.

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