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Updates (August, 2006)

August 31st, 2006

Miike Plans Film Based On Yakuza
Genre maven takes on the video game -> movie adaptation.

Change History with Fall of Liberty
New FPS offers interesting alternate-reality storyline. - 0 comments

EA Replay Announced for PSP
More classics for the self-styled retronauts out there.

More PSP Camera/GPS Details
Although delayed, they're still coming (at least to Japan).

Aren't You Playing Disgaea 2 Yet?
It's available d00d!

One Piece: Grand Adventure In Stores
More pirare fighting action in this sequel to last year's Grand Battle.

Madden Fans Go Nuts, Buy A Lot of Copies
Exactly how much did EA sell in the first week now?!

PS2 Screenshots: One Piece: Grand Adventure
Several pics from the freshly-released pirate fighter.

PS2 Screenshots: IGPX
Several screens from the high-speed battle racer based on the anime series.

August 30th, 2006

PSP Redesign in March 2007?
Thinner? Built in camera? Built in 8GB memory? Two analog nubs? Which of these rumors are you supposed to believe? - 0 comments

First Yakuza Sequel Details
Sega's Yakuza hits store shelves in the west in a week, and we've just learned some news about its sequel. - 0 comments

EA Announces Fight Night Round 3 for PS3
No, this isn't old news. And no this won't be a straight port. It'll have exclusive content. - 0 comments

Ubisoft Speaks on Assassin's Creed Exclusivity
Is one of the PS3's premier titles an exclusive or not? Ubisoft has come clean. - 0 comments

PS3 Screenshots: Marvel Ultimate Alliance
Check out 10 new shots of Marvel world's first next-gen title.

PS2 Video: FIFA 07
Online leagues are where it's at in the upcoming FIFA 07 for the PS2.

PSP Video: Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City
You didn't think the PSP was missing out on all the Need for Speed fun did you?

August 29th, 2006

Burnout 5 Announced
Not unexpected, but certainly welcomed! - 0 comments

Couple of Blu-Ray Interface Photos
And heck, it looks almost like the PS2's DVD player!

Dance Factory Steps To Retail
Pop in your own music and dance the night away. - 0 comments

Cannon Fodder For PSP Announced
As the game is fond of saying, "War has never been so much fun." - 0 comments

Xenosaga Episode III Ships
End your summer vacation in style, or just wait until the first week of school and pretend you're sick. - 0 comments

PS3 Video: Virtua Fighter 5
Sega loves showing of VF5, and we love watching it. It looks better every time we see it.

PSP Screens: Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded
More classic gaming goodness is headed the PSP's way.

August 28th, 2006

PS2 Review: Final Fantsy VII, Dirge of Cerberus
Hey Square-Enix, quit jerking us around and make a real Final Fantasy game!

New PlayStation 3 Pictures
Sony had a production model on display at the recent Leipzig event in Germany. Feast your eyes on three pictures showing the back of the final unit, with numerous memory media slots.

Ridge 7 News Coming Soon
Lose lips at Namco could open the flood gates for pre-TGS Playstation news.

UGnG to be Top-Selling PSP Title of '06
Oh, Capcom is all about the hyperbole!

New Criterion Site Up
The guys behind Burnout and Black want you to stop by and talk games. - 0 comments

PS2 Screens: NFL Street 3
If you're hoping for something revolutionary, go ahead and skip these screens.

PS3 Video: Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway.
Check out some new footage from Brothers In Arms, complete with some behind the scenes commentary.

August 25th, 2006

Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Track Listing
Here's the list of songs you'll be annoying your neighbors with this holiday season. - 0 comments

FIFA Kicking Onto PlayStation 3
Footie fans will have a long wait for the PS3's first FIFA title. - 0 comments

PS3 Video: Unreal Tournament 2007
Fast frentic first-person shooting action - the kind that only Unreal can deliver.

PS2 Trailer: Spyhunter: Nowhere to Run
Midway has a cool look back at the Spyhunter franchise from its arcade roots to the upcoming game starring The Rock.

PS2 Trailer: Nascar 07
It's not coming to the PS3, but Nascar 07 is looking pretty hot on the PS2. Shake n' bake!

PS3 Screenshots: Tony Hawk's Project 8
Activision has given us 10 new screens of the game in action.

PS3 Screenshots: Fatal Inertia
It's the only thing to fill in the WipeOut void. But hey, this looks like one awesome filler! New shots inside.

PS3 Screenshots: Warhawk
We've added a few more shots of Warhawk in action and some concept renders, as well.

PS3 Screenshots: Call of Duty 3
Nearly a dozen new shots of Call of Duty 3 were added. Check them out.

PS3 Screenshots: DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road
Formerly Colin Mcrae 2007, check out a few new shots of this gorgeous racer.

PS3 Screenshots: Eye of Judgement
Sony sent over a dozen new Eye of Judgement screens. Take a look.

August 24th, 2006

Analyst Predicts PS3 Shipment Shortcomings
We personally like to take the words of "analysts" with a grain (or tablespoon) of salt. See what was said. - 0 comments

Ultimate Ghosts n' Goblins Moved Up!
Capcom has moved up the release of their all new GnG title for the PSP. See what the new date. - 0 comments

Family Guy Voice Actors Announced
2K Games has announced the voice cast for the game. Will it be official or just a bunch of hacks? The answer is within... - 0 comments

August 23rd, 2006

PS3 Screenshots: Metal Gear Solid 4
We've got a number of brand new shots of the PS3's most anticipated title.

PSP Screenshots: Medal of Honor Heroes
Check out the first screens of Medal of Honor Heroes in action. 32 player online goodness!

Get Your Madden On!
EA wishes you a Merry Maddenoliday as the latest iteration hits shelves this week.

PSP Screenshots: Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
Konami has released a dozen brand new screenshots of what can otherwise be called MGS3.5. Check it out.

27 Playable At TGS
Sony appeals to Japanese gamers and press by giving them some hands-on time with a bunch of PS3 games.

MGS4 In-Game at Leipzig
New trailer to showcase actual gameplay.

PS3 Now Folds
But probably not in the way you think it does...

PS3 Video: Just Cause
If driving off of cliffs, jumping out of the falling vehicle and then parachuting to the ground sounds intriguing, then we've got the trailer for you. Oh yeah, it's in HD too.

PSP Screenshots: Sonic Rivals
We've got additional shots of Sonic Rivals in action on the PSP.

PS3 Screenshots: Need for Speed Carbon
While EA has yet to release actual gameplay shots, take a look at the first available screens of the game.

PSP Screenshots: Death Jr. 2
New shots of one of the PSP's premiere platformers.

PS2 Screenshots: Drabon Ball Z Budokai: Tenkaichi 2
A batch of screenshots from the newest DBZ title to be released.

August 22nd, 2006

PSX Extreme is Hiring...
We're looking for an additional cast of writers to contribute to the site. Click on the link and read for full details. Yes, this is a paying position. - 0 comments

EA Goes Unreal
So which EA games will be utilizing Unreal Engine 3? The answers are within. - 0 comments

Eidos To Reveal New Titles at Leipzig
Eidos has two terrific announcements lined up for their Leipzig showing. - 0 comments

Japanese Sales Aug 7th -13th
Some games bombed and dropped hard. Others climbed sharply. Check it out. - 0 comments

August 21st, 2006

Pink is Coming!
Sony unveils a new flavor of their PS2/PSP hardware for Europe.

August 18th, 2006

PS2 Preview: Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra
The thrilling conclusion to the love-it-or-hate-it RPG series is soon to arrive in stores. Are you compelled to finish it?

PS3 Video: Call of Duty 3
Have a look at some of the silky smooth gameplay from Call of Duty 3, headed to the PlayStation 3 this fall.

PS3 Video: Virtua Fighter 5
Watch Lau take on Jeffry in Virtua Fighter 5.

PS3 Screenshots: Virtua Fighter 5
More PS3-related updates for you today.

FIFA 07 Soundtrack Revealed
Good news, this is one EA soundtrack you're going to want to listen. - 0 comments

Sega Reveals Lineup for Leipzig Convention
So what will Sega end up showing off for the event? Take a look. - 0 comments

August 17th, 2006

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance Announced
Ubisoft unveils new action/adventure for the PSP.

PS3 Dev Station Footage
Ogle what you cannot have, children...at least not for a few more months anyway! - 0 comments

PS2 Cheats Updated
New cheats are up for Cowboy Bebop, D1 Grand Prix, Gundam SEED: Federation vs Z.A.F.T. and Devil Kings 2 (Sengoku Basara 2).

PSP Cheats Updated
In addition, we've got some new cheats for Tekken: Dark Resurrection, Bust-A-Move Deluxe, and the import favorite Bleach: Heat the Soul 3!

August 16th, 2006

Madden Challenge Dates Revealed
Want to win $100,000 for playing Madden? Details inside. - 0 comments

19 More PSP Wallpapers
Beckham, Jessica Alba, Matrix and more.

Ubisoft Announces Blazing Angels For PS3
Not all that impressive for the 360, Ubisoft is hoping another 6 months of development time will make this a top-notch PS3 title. - 0 comments

MotoGP Headed To PSP
The PSP is all set to get its first motorcycle racer this fall. - 0 comments

PSP Video: Dungeons and Dragons Tactics
I was going to give this trailer grief for not being that exciting, but really, have you ever seen exciting video footage of a tactics game?

PSP Video: Hot Pxl
Think Wario Ware with the Atari license.

August 15th, 2006

Dave Mirra BMX PSP Screenshots
Crave passes along a bunch of screens for Dave Mirra BMX Challenge for the PSP.

PS3 Video: NBA Live 07
Check out T-Mac taking it to the hole in high-def on the PlayStation 3.

PS2 Video: Madden 07
With the launch just a week away, we finally have some PS2 footage of this year's Madden. Enjoy.

August 14th, 2006

PSP Review: Tekken: Dark Resurrection
One of the most anticipated PSP titles has finally arrived. How does it hold up? Arnold's got the review. - 2 comments

OPM Editor Denounces PlayStation 3
In her public blog, the managing editor of Official PlayStation Magazine boldly proclaims why she isn't buying a PS3 this fall. - 0 comments

No PSP Price Cut Says Sony
But what do they really mean?

PSP Getting EA Games Collection
In October, 14 classic games from EA will be coming to the PSP for one low price.

Ar Tonelico Delayed
Who's afraid of the big bad Vaan?

Japanese Sales July 31st - August 6th
Media Create has published a new top 10 chart complete with sales numbers. What game's at #1? - 0 comments

August 11th, 2006

PS2 Review: FlatOut 2
Riddled with design paradoxes, FlatOut 2 proves more frustrating than fun.

PSP Price Cut Rumors Heat Up
Analysts are buzzing like a hornets' nest on speculation that Sony will slash the price of the PSP soon. - 0 comments

PS2 Video: Madden 07
There's not a second of PS2 footage here, but it's enough to get you hyped for August 22nd, also known as Madden Day.

PS2 Video: Bully
Any game where you can give someone a wedgie is okay with me.

August 10th, 2006

EA Announces FIFA 07
FIFA's back, with some cool new features this year. PS2 to PSP connectivity anyone? - 0 comments

Sega Genesis Collection Coming
Play your favorite Genesis games on the PS2 and PSP this fall. - 0 comments

At What Cost Guitar Hero?
Just how much did Activision pay for Red Octane? - 0 comments

PS2 Video: Spyhunter: Nowhere to Run
Check out The Rock in Spyhunter: Nowhere to Run, due in stores this fall.

PS2 Video: Guitar Freaks & Drummania Masterpiece Silver
2 guitars and drums at the same time? Insanity.

PS2 Screens: Madden 07
EA has been stingy with the screens this year, but we've managed to get a few shots of the game for you.

August 9th, 2006

Cash Money Chaos Announcement
Sony Online Entertainment is bringing a multiplayer game-show-themed shooter to the PSP in 2007. - 0 comments

Cash Money Chaos PSP Screens
First screens of this violent game show shoot 'em up for the PSP.

August 8th, 2006

PS3 Gundam Confirmed for 2006
After you shell out six-hundred bucks for the PS3, you can look forward to playing Mobile Suit Gundam before the year is out. - 0 comments

Dragon Quest 8 Drops
The best RPG of last year is now even cheaper.

Phil Harrison Questions PS4 Disc Presence
Is the PS3 really future proofed? - 0 comments

PS2 Preview: Lego Star Wars 2
Check out the adventures of the original trilogy in super-deformed LEGO style!

August 7th, 2006

PSP Wallpapers: 18 More
Ferrari, Spiderman, Britney and some more.

5 Games Added To Greatest Hits
$20 games for all! - 0 comments

PS3 Video: Elveon
If you guessed that this game is about elves, give yourself a pat on the back. This trailer is actually really cool. It looks a bit like Oblivion, which isn't a bad thing.

EA Sports Closing Some Servers
Time to upgrade to the latest sports games, because EA is shutting down a bunch of their 2004-2005 servers. - 0 comments

PS2 Screenshots: Star Trek Encounters
Bethesda Softworks has released six shots from their upcoming Star Trek game.

August 4th, 2006

PSP Wallpapers: 16 Added
Adriana Lima, Shakira and more.

PlayStation 3 Compatible with PSone and PS2 Game Saves
All those hard-earned saves from your old games will still be good when you pick up a PS3. - 0 comments

2K Sports and Sub Pop Team Up
I'd be lying if I said I ever thought Mudhoney would be featured in a sports videogame. - 0 comments

Bully A PS2 Exclusive
If you want to be a bully, you'll have to have a PS2. - 0 comments

August 3rd, 2006

Mortal Kombat Gets Special
Kollectible Kombat Koming this October. - 0 comments

Call of Duty 3 Scores a Composer
Activision looks to Hollywood for Call of Duty 3's soundtrack. - 0 comments

Latest Japanese Software Numbers
Don't get your hopes up; we won't be getting Derby Stallion over here. - 0 comments

PS2 Video: Reservoir Dogs Trailer
The cult classic is being made into a game. Fans of the movie cross their fingers and wait.

August 2nd, 2006

PSP Wallpapers: 8 Additions
Some new hotties, Superman and more.

EA Posts More Losses
Another dissapointing quarter for the software giant. - 0 comments

EA and PGA Tour Ink New Deal
The Tiger Woods PGA Tour series isn't going anywhere anytime soon. - 0 comments

PSP Video: Every Extend Extra
Another trippy game from the folks at Q Entertainment. I'm not even sure how to describe Every Extend Extra. It kind of looks like Geometry Wars, but it also doesn't. Maybe you should just watch the video for yourself.

PSP Video: Portable Island
Portable Island isn't so much a game as it is an experience. Will it ever come out in North America? Probably not, so this is your chance to see what it's about.

August 1st, 2006

First GTA Vice City Stories Details
First juicy bits of information about Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories revealed. - 0 comments

J.J. Redick Hooks Up With 2K Sports
Less than two months after getting charged with drunk driving, 2K Sports seems to think he's a fine choice to represent College Hoops 2K7. - 0 comments

PS2 Video: Destroy All Humans 2
This fall you can zap those no good hippies alone or with a pal in co-op play.

PS2 Screens: NBA Live 07
Having hoop dreams? Check out some screens of what NBA Live has in store for you this year.

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