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--10/31/2007 11:22:05 PM--

October 31st, 2007

Last Updated 3611 days, 9 hours, 42 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: SoulCalibur IV
The fourth, or fifth (depending on how you look at it), entry in the Soul Calibur series is fast approaching. Here's what we know, so far. --10/31/2007 11:22:05 PM--
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PS3 Cheats Updated
Cheats for SKATE, Heavenly Sword, Ratchet and Clank Future, Need for Speed: ProStreet, Tony Hawk's Proving Ground, Guitar Hero III, and more have been added!--10/31/2007 10:46:51 PM--
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PSP Cheats Updated
We've updated our cheats section with: X-Men Legends II, Need for Speed: ProStreet, Final Fantasy Tactics, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes, Juiced 2 and others. --10/31/2007 10:43:54 PM--
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PSP Review: NBA 08
The best basketball offering on the PSP is from the franchise you least expected it from. NBA Live has some catching up to do. --10/31/2007 6:40:49 PM--
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PS3 Screenshots Updated
New screenshots of Gran Turismo 5, Blacksite: Area 51, Lost Planet, Army of Two and others. --10/31/2007 6:43:09 PM--
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PSP Screenshots Updated
New galleries for God of War: Chains of Olympus, SWAT, Medal of Honor: Heroes 2, Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow and many more. --10/31/2007 6:43:09 PM--
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PS2 Screenshots Updated
Come take a look at the very first screenshots of Need for Speed: ProStreet for the PS2! And take a look at a list of others.--10/31/2007 6:43:09 PM--
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Guinness Recognizes Power Of Folding@Home
Guinness World Records has recognized Folding@Home as "the most powerful distributed network in the world." With over a petaflop of processing power and 670,000 unique PS3 contributors, Folding is just plain huge.--10/31/2007 10:52:29 AM--
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The Darkness 2 Confirmed By TopCow Comics?
We all figured we'd see a sequel, but we didn't think we'd learn of it this way. It seems TopCow knows something we don't; Starbreeze is working on The Darkness 2.--10/31/2007 10:37:21 AM--
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Rumor: Bioshock Team Developing PS3 Title
Well, what else are we supposed to believe when 2K Boston posts a job listing that says, "Experience with PS3 development is highly desirable"? Seems obvious to us.--10/31/2007 10:16:13 AM--
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Konami Delays MGS4 Until Q2 2008
Originally scheduled for "Winter 2008" and once slipping into a December 31, 2007 spot amongst retailers, Metal Gear Solid 4 is officially delayed until Q2 of next year.--10/31/2007 10:05:35 AM--
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PSP Firmware 3.72 Available, PS3 Firmware 2.00 Required
Okay, so if the PSP's 3.72 needs the PS3's 2.00, shouldn't we have both by now? You'll need both if you want to be able to Remote Start your PS3 with the handheld.--10/31/2007 9:57:00 AM--
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GameStop: Haze Pushed Back To December 4
The retailer now lists Haze with a December 4 release date, one week later than its official November 27 date. Is this 7-day delay official, or just a computer glitch?--10/31/2007 12:00:22 AM--
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New Resistance: Fall Of Man Patch Details
This new patch is going to make some significant changes to the online play, and some of these additions/alterations are going to come as a relief to avid fans.--10/31/2007 12:00:29 AM--
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Epic's Rein Calls UT3 PS3 "Really Fantastic"
Is the PS3 version really behind schedule? According to Epic Games' Mark Rein, he was recently playing the PS3 version and he dubs it "really, really fantastic."--10/31/2007 12:00:16 AM--
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--10/30/2007 11:10:49 PM--

October 30th, 2007

Last Updated 3612 days, 9 hours, 54 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Stuntman: Ignition
The newest Stuntman game has nothing to do with Atari and Reflections today, but instead THQ and Paradigm. So does it fix the mistakes that plagued the first? Ehh...--10/30/2007 11:10:49 PM--
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LucasArts and BioWare to Rekindle
The publisher and developer have entered into a new agreement in which BioWare will put out a new title for LucasArts. Could we see Star Wars: KOTOR III?--10/30/2007 6:52:29 PM--
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40GB PlayStation 3 to Featured Revised Motherboard?
The 40GB PlayStation 3s are about to hit the market, but someone's already opened one up and took a picture of its heart.--10/30/2007 6:34:02 PM--
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Rock Band Full Song List Announced
Sure, Guitar Hero III is already out, but Rock Band is biding its time and waiting in the wings...with 58 songs; 51 of which are original master recordings. Sweet!--10/30/2007 12:00:13 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Commando 3
Amidst all the technologically superior next-gen titles late this year and early next, Commando 3 is a reminder of the way things used to be. Capcom is into reviving old-school franchises these days, and this one is no exception.--10/30/2007 12:04:45 AM--
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GTAIV Dummy Boxes Arrive At Retailers
It won't make it this year, but Rockstar has already shipped out dummy boxes for retailers to display. There are three different styles, with a fourth on the way.--10/30/2007 12:02:21 AM--
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--10/29/2007 6:54:15 PM--

October 29th, 2007

Last Updated 3613 days, 14 hours, 10 minutes ago

PS3 Screenshots Updated
Come and see the first screenshots of Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD in action! In addition to new screens for Army of Two, Sega Superstar Tennis, Dead Space, Conflict: Denied Ops, Silent Hill 5, Legendary: The Box, Unreal Tournament III, Call of Duty 4, and many more. --10/29/2007 6:54:15 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Viking
Sega's all new barbaric action game looks to step-up to God of War. See what Viking is all about. --10/29/2007 6:01:59 PM--
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PS3 Review: NBA Live 08
NBA Live 08 comes to surprise us with its superbly smooth controls, and stunning presentation. But it isn't perfect.--10/29/2007 5:56:15 PM--
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Video Game History Exhibit Open In Boston
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Economic Adventure Gallery is offering a look at the history of video games; this exhibit is now open and runs through January. It's free, too, so it's definitely worth a look.--10/29/2007 2:16:34 PM--
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Official UT3 Site Gets Big Content Update
Does this mean Epic is getting closer to the finish line? The official Unreal Tournament 3 website just got updated, and there's plenty of new stuff to check out.--10/29/2007 11:18:31 AM--
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Games Releasing For Week Of 10/29 - 11/2
That's right, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock arrives this week, but that's hardly the only big release. You're bound to find something you like on these lists.--10/29/2007 10:59:04 AM--
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The History Channel Reveals Great Battles Of The Middle Ages
History fans likely had some fun with Great Battles of Rome, and if that's the case, we suggest you sign up next year for Great Battles of the Middle Ages. You won't have to worry about this one being historically accurate! --10/29/2007 10:26:39 AM--
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Sony Pictures Announces Biohazard CGI Movie
If you aren't aware, Biohazard is what they call Resident Evil in Japan, and Sony Pictures and Capcom are working to produce a full-length CGI movie based on the series!--10/29/2007 10:10:23 AM--
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The Getaway 3 Details Emerge
Remember that tech demo they put on display at GDC 2007? According to a "safe" source of a Portuguese gaming site, that thing was apparently visually accurate!--10/29/2007 12:08:37 AM--
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--10/28/2007 3:47:33 PM--

October 28th, 2007

Last Updated 3614 days, 17 hours, 17 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Tony Hawk's Proving Ground
The ninth Tony Hawk proves that its current formula is really overstaying its welcome. We aren't pleased.--10/28/2007 3:47:33 PM--
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PS2 Review: Crash of the Titans
Crash Bandicoot's newest outing has taken us for a complete surprise, as it turns out to be quite the fun little title. --10/28/2007 3:47:33 PM--
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PSP Review: Crash of the Titans
Crash marks his first appearance on the PSP, and it's a nearly flawless port of the PS2 game. It's actually quite impressive. --10/28/2007 3:47:33 PM--
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PSP Videos Updated
It's a mighty fine update: Wipeout Pulse, Sonic Rivals 2, MX vs. ATV: Untamed, Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron, Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed, SWAT: Target Liberty, Worldwide Soccer Manager 2008, Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow, Coded Arms: Contagion, The Sims 2: Castaway, and Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions!--10/28/2007 12:00:20 AM--
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Ben's Week In Review: October 28
A somewhat sappy look back at the PS2, the Castlevania movie better not be cruisin' for a bruisin', and if Tim Schafer and Double Fine could produce a Psychonauts sequel, the world would be a much happier place. For me, anyway.--10/28/2007 12:00:44 AM--
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--10/27/2007 10:30:19 AM--

October 27th, 2007

Last Updated 3615 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes ago

Assassin's Creed Rumors Debunked: No Issues On PS3/360
One comment about the team experiencing "technical issues" on the PS3 and 360 was blown out of proportion; the PS3 version runs great and both versions are ready.--10/27/2007 10:30:19 AM--
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GameSpot Prepping Resistance Tournament
It's Humanity's Last Hope, and if you think you've got what it takes, sign up for this 128-team tournament now! You can win great prizes along with some serious prestige.--10/27/2007 12:00:32 AM--
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Ben's Week In Review: October 28
A somewhat sappy look back at the PS2, the Castlevania movie better not be cruisin' for a bruisin', and if Tim Schafer and Double Fine could produce a Psychonauts sequel, the world would be a much happier place. For me, anyway.--10/27/2007 11:30:44 PM--
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--10/26/2007 10:24:27 PM--

October 26th, 2007

Last Updated 3616 days, 10 hours, 40 minutes ago

PS3 Review: FIFA 08
Football/Soccer fans will find much to love about the newest FIFA game, as it is easily the best entry in the long running franchise.--10/26/2007 10:24:27 PM--
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Sony Announces Price and Bundle of White PS2
The Ceramic White PS2 won't just come standalone, but with a game. A game that requires microphones. --10/26/2007 3:52:59 PM--
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PS2 Turns Seven, 160 New Titles Before March
That's right, the PS2 turns the ripe old age of 7 today, and it seems Sony is going to celebrate with a brand new Ceramic White system and 160 games before March 2008!--10/26/2007 2:03:00 PM--
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EA Reveals Burnout Paradise Release Date
No, we don't get this gem for Christmas, but we do get it early next year according to this official announcement. Paradise is gonna be exactly what it sounds like!--10/26/2007 10:54:18 AM--
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Rumor: PS3 Firmware 2.00 On October 30
Er...didn't firmware update 1.94 just come out? Well, according to a Kotaku "informed reader," another one - a BIG one - is scheduled to arrive next week.--10/26/2007 10:38:35 AM--
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European PlayStation Store Updated
Yeah, the European PSN gets an update as well, and that includes four full downloadable titles, add-on content for Folklore, a couple big demos, and videos galore.--10/26/2007 10:22:25 AM--
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PS3 Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08
Tiger is back and better than ever, complete with several gameplay enhancements and a slew of new options and customization features. Great for any big-time golf fan.--10/26/2007 12:00:20 AM--
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Report: UT3 And Blacksite On Track For November
Well, according to Fox News, Midway has revealed their fall lineup, and the PS3 versions of both Unreal Tournament III and Blacksite: Area 51 are still set for November.--10/26/2007 12:00:24 AM--
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PlayStation Store Weekly Update
This week, we get another expansion for Ninja Gaiden Sigma ("Rachel Master"), the EyeCreate software for the PlayStation Eye, and a bunch of new videos and trailers.--10/26/2007 12:00:14 AM--
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--10/25/2007 1:40:17 PM--

October 25th, 2007

Last Updated 3617 days, 19 hours, 24 minutes ago

Warhawk Soundtrack Now Available At iTunes
If you're a fan of the music from this great game, you'll be happy to know that soundtrack is now portable: go to the iTunes store and get 21 original Warhawk tracks!--10/25/2007 1:40:17 PM--
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Assassin's Creed Golden For November
'whew' Well, this one clearly isn't getting delayed: Ubisoft has revealed that Assassin's Creed has gone gold and is ready for its November 13 release. Sweet!--10/25/2007 12:34:38 PM--
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Top Gear Partners With Sony For GT5
The popular and critically-acclaimed TV series has teamed up with Sony to deliver a test track and GT TV content for Gran Turismo 5; they also say to expect 900 cars!--10/25/2007 10:58:53 AM--
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Sony Reveals Q2 Financial Results
Net profit and revenue is way up despite more operating losses in the games division, and the PS3 and PSP have helped to yield a 42.9% increase in hardware sales. --10/25/2007 10:46:20 AM--
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Ubisoft To Push Four Titles Into 2008
According to their recent financial report, Ubisoft plans to delay four titles currently scheduled for release in 2007. Could Assassin's Creed and Haze be among them?--10/25/2007 10:24:22 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Soldier Of Fortune: Payback
It's brutal, it's over-the-top, and it's going to assault store shelves for the holiday season. It'll be controversial, but it should also be mucho-entertaining...--10/25/2007 12:07:55 AM--
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Shivering Isles PS3 Retail Disc Confirmed
This extra content is already available in the Game of the Year edition, but if you don't have it, Shivering Isles will release on November 20 as a standard retail disc.--10/25/2007 12:04:47 AM--
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Blacksite PS3 Experiencing "Issues And Missed Deadlines"
Midway is having more problems with another PS3 title, and coincidentally, it's another that runs the UE3 engine. Blacksite: Area 51 PS3 may now be delayed.--10/25/2007 12:02:30 AM--
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Warhawk Patch Accidentally Available
Oops. Some U.S. Warhawk users who purchased the Blu-Ray version of the game were able to download patch v1.1 yesterday...but it shouldn't have been there.--10/25/2007 12:00:41 AM--
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--10/24/2007 10:48:40 PM--

October 24th, 2007

Last Updated 3618 days, 10 hours, 16 minutes ago

PS2 Review: NBA 08
While the PS3 version is getting better and better. The PlayStation 2 version is getting worse and worse. --10/24/2007 10:48:40 PM--
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MotorStorm Update 3.0 Ready Tomorrow?
It seems client update 3.0 is rarin' to go for MotorStorm, and while we're not entirely sure if it'll come for both Europe and the US, it's still a big-time update.--10/24/2007 1:56:56 PM--
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Castlevania Movie To Start Shooting Soon
We haven't heard much about it since its unveiling, but now it appears Hollywood wants to get this "Castlevania" done: they plan to start shooting in the next few months.--10/24/2007 10:53:30 AM--
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SCEE Confirms More Euro Release Dates
You won't have to wait too much longer than us to get the likes of The Eye of Judgment, Lair, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, SingStar, and Ratchet and Clank Future.--10/24/2007 10:35:15 AM--
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PS3 Review: NBA 08
You'd be surprised, but this year's NBA 08 is actually a good game of basketball. It's not without its problems, but it's still worth your time.--10/24/2007 10:24:10 AM--
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Midway Puts A Golden Stranglehold On PS3
Well, it certainly didn't hit the original release date, but Midway has announced that John Woo's Stranglehold has gone gold for the PS3. Check out the playable demo on the PlayStation Store, too.--10/24/2007 10:21:25 AM--
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Naughty Dog: Uncharted Is Golden
They've kept us apprised of the development process for the last month or so, and now, Naughty Dog says Uncharted: Drake's Fortune has gone gold! Definitely good news.--10/24/2007 12:00:48 AM--
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UT3 PS3 Delayed Until 2008 For Australia
Perhaps this is Midway jumping the gun again, but according to a recent report, the PS3 version of Unreal Tournament III won't hit Australia until 2008. ...and the US?--10/24/2007 12:00:37 AM--
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Firmware Update Required For Dual Shock 3
If you're planning to pick up that new Dual Shock 3 in a few weeks, just remember you'll have to update your PS3 via firmware 1.94 first. The update is on the way.--10/24/2007 12:00:41 AM--
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--10/23/2007 10:55:00 AM--

October 23rd, 2007

Last Updated 3619 days, 22 hours, 9 minutes ago

European PS3 Sales Spike, 360 Sales Dive
This is kinda what happens when more titles become available and the system drops in price. One source shows a huge PS3 sales spike while the 360 fell dramatically.--10/23/2007 10:55:00 AM--
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THQ Delays Three Titles Until 2008
Three games originally scheduled for this year have been pushed back; we won't see Frontlines: Fuel of War, Destroy All Humans: Path of the Furon, or de Blob until 2008.--10/23/2007 10:39:02 AM--
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Rumor: Psychonauts Sequel In The Works?
We know Tim Schafer and Double Fine are working on Brutal Legend - which looks sweet - but die-hard Psychonauts fans are still holding out hope for a sequel. Could this be it...?--10/23/2007 10:24:54 AM--
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PS3 Review: Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
The long awaited PlayStation 3 entry for Ratchet and Clank is finally here, and we have the full review. Is it worth the coin?--10/22/2007 11:15:18 PM--
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Haze Coming To Euro PSN On November 16?
Everyone has been waiting on a playable demo, and now a Spanish PlayStation site says one will become available on the European Store, one week before the game's launch.--10/23/2007 12:02:40 AM--
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Individually Sold Rock Band Instruments For "This Holiday?"
We heard we'd only have the option of the Rock Band bundle package this year, but Harmonix has hinted at the possibility of individually sold instruments "this holiday."--10/23/2007 12:00:36 AM--
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Ubisoft Drops Assassin's Creed Teaser E-Mail
This is one very cryptic e-mail from Ubisoft, and it appears we won't know anything further until the game actually releases. Let the speculation begin, future Creed owners!--10/23/2007 12:00:50 AM--
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PS2 Review: Crazy Frog Racer 2
Unbelievably enough, they made another one. We gotta review it, though, and we always hold out hope for a miracle...maybe the sequel is a LOT better! Yeah...it's not.--10/23/2007 12:08:08 AM--
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--10/22/2007 7:20:04 PM--

October 22nd, 2007

Last Updated 3620 days, 13 hours, 44 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Hands-On
An in-depth look into what the fifth Gran Turismo game has in store for us. I'll give you a hint: it's nothing but awesome. --10/22/2007 7:20:04 PM--
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Call Of Duty 4 Single-Player: 5-6 Hours?
Multiplayer is usually the prime attraction when it comes to FPSs, but if OXM is to be believed, CoD4's single-player campaign clocks in at only 5 or 6 hours. Really?--10/22/2007 1:59:33 PM--
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Guitar Hero III Dated For Europe
We had dates for the U.S. and Australia, but we didn't have one for Europe until today. Activision has announced that Europe will be getting GHIII on November 23.--10/22/2007 10:50:58 AM--
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Activision: PS3 "Most Advanced Gaming Platform"
While Activision chairman and CEO Robert Kotick admits the system presents challenges to developers, he also believes it's the "most advanced gaming platform."--10/22/2007 10:24:31 AM--
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Rumor: White PS3 Coming Stateside?
Japan is getting a white 40GB PS3, and they're also getting a white Dual Shock 3. But what about us? Well this rumor says we're definitely getting the new color; that FCC filing is a big hint!--10/22/2007 12:00:35 PM--
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Gran Turismo TV Active In Prologue Demo
That's right, this feature isn't just confirmed, it's basically here! If you've downloaded the demo, you know all about it, but we'll enlighten ya anyway; say hello to extra content!--10/22/2007 12:00:46 PM--
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NCSoft Planning Free PSN Content, Cross-Platform Service
NCSoft is planning a new approach for the PSN: not only are they planning free-to-play titles, they also want to develop their own cross-platform service to unite all gamers!--10/22/2007 12:00:51 PM--
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--10/21/2007 11:55:57 AM--

October 21st, 2007

Last Updated 3621 days, 21 hours, 9 minutes ago

Arnold's Press Pause and Rewind: October 21st
Plain and simple, I'm tired of developers forcing me to play a game a certain way. LAIR, FIFA, and SKATE are examples of this. It needs to end.--10/21/2007 11:55:57 AM--
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Ben's Week In Review: October 21
The PS3 may not be selling like the PS2, but it's selling at least as well as the Xbox 360 during its first year, Warhawk is gonna be fixed (got my stats back!), and the Gran Turismo creator makes a claim we definitely agree with.--10/21/2007 12:39:22 AM--
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--10/20/2007 11:19:01 AM--

October 20th, 2007

Last Updated 3622 days, 21 hours, 45 minutes ago

Report: Sony Asks Third-Party Devs To Stick Around
It's no secret that Sony doesn't have the same massive third-party support in this generation, and this report says Sony is scrambling to keep them around for the PS3.--10/20/2007 11:19:01 AM--
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PS3 First-Year Sales On Par With Xbox 360's
When it comes to hardware sales, Sony has moved just about as many units as Microsoft's Xbox 360 in the first 10 months. This chart aligns the PS3/360/Wii launches.--10/20/2007 10:53:49 AM--
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Famitsu: New Star Ocean: The First Departure Details
Here's one PSP remake that will feature a boatload of new enhancements and additions, and it's an RPG that fans loved from the get-go. Check out the new info!--10/20/2007 10:37:34 AM--
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--10/19/2007 8:59:23 PM--

October 19th, 2007

Last Updated 3623 days, 12 hours, 5 minutes ago

Big Patch, Updates Coming For Warhawk
Players have experienced several major problems since the game's launch, but it seems the team is almost ready to deliver the big fix in the form of patch v1.1.--10/19/2007 8:59:23 PM--
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Brutal Legend Officially Announced
Are you ready to ROCK? Tim Schafer and Co. - Double Fine Productions - and Sierra Entertainment have revealed Brutal Legend, a game that bows to the mighty metal Gods!--10/19/2007 11:03:41 AM--
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EGM Rumors: God Of War 3 For Holidays 2008
Another EGM issue, another set of rumors. This one says we could see both God of War 3 and Gears of War 2 late next year, and it appears Sega might be planning another Skies of Arcadia!--10/19/2007 10:37:26 AM--
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PSP Preview: Secret Agent Clank
They kept it secret until last month's Tokyo Game Show, and after a couple gameplay videos and some new details, we're delivering a great look at Clank's solo adventure.--10/19/2007 12:14:19 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
This is a great update: we've got Jade Raymond in an Assassin's Creed interview, a couple hilarious Rat Race videos, debut trailers for BOTH Bionic Commando and Tim Scafer's latest project, Brutal Legend, a look at Capture the Flag gameplay in Unreal Tournament III, and more.--10/19/2007 12:11:58 AM--
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December Expansions For Warhawk And flOw
Two of the best exclusive PS3 titles of the year are getting updates for December, and that includes a dropship for Warhawk and a new playable creature for flOw!--10/19/2007 12:09:39 AM--
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WaveGroup Reveals Complete Guitar Hero Recordings
If you're a big fan of this massively popular franchise, you'll be happy to hear that WaveGroup is bringing seven volumes (97 songs!) to the digital download world. Complete soundtracks from multiple Guitar Hero titles included!--10/19/2007 12:07:29 AM--
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U.S. PlayStation Store Weekly Update
Here's the U.S. PSN update, and it includes two playable demos (Folklore and Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights), a short Devil May Cry 4 trailer, and a variety of other videos.--10/19/2007 12:05:09 AM--
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--10/18/2007 7:48:37 AM--

October 18th, 2007

Last Updated 3625 days, 1 hour, 16 minutes ago

40GB PlayStation 3 Official. November 2nd, $399.
Sony has finally made the announcement and have also dropped the price of the 80GB unit. Read up for the details. --10/18/2007 7:48:37 AM--
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September 07 NPD: Software Sales
Halo 3 dominates all. Take a look at just how much the highly anticipated finale managed to sell last month. --10/18/2007 9:23:26 PM--
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September 07 NPD: Hardware Sales
The hardware numbers are out, and as expected, the Xbox 360 destroys all competition thanks to Halo 3. --10/18/2007 9:05:59 PM--
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No MGS4 Demo For Store, Portable Ops+ Goes Gold
There was a possibility we'd get a playable demo of MGS4 on the PlayStation Store, but that's not happening. On the other hand, Portable Ops+ for the PSP now has a date.--10/18/2007 1:49:50 PM--
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Australia Bans Soldier Of Fortune: Payback
Australia's OFLC has refused classification for Activision's newest shooter, citing "high impact violence." Without classification, the game cannot be sold in stores.--10/18/2007 11:00:01 AM--
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European PlayStation Store Updated Today
Another update for ya, Euro gamers, and this one includes three new PS1 classics, a worthwhile playable demo, and of course, a few new videos, trailers, and wallpapers (Lair "Good Dragon" and Lair "Bad Dragon").--10/18/2007 10:41:32 AM--
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Codemasters Issues Soundtrack Details For Turning Point
Turning Point: Fall of Liberty is an "alternate-reality WWII FPS," and it requires a strong musical score. Well, composer Michael Giacchino is just the man for the job.--10/18/2007 10:23:07 AM--
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GTAIV Multiplayer To Support 16 Players?
We knew Rockstar was planning to implement some sort of multiplayer feature, but we still don't have any concrete details. Still, this latest rumor hints at 16-player action!--10/18/2007 12:13:19 AM--
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Pre-Order ProStreet, Get Special Unlock Code
Wanna start customizing your own sweet ride well before the game releases? Then pre-order Need for Speed: ProStreet, and use this special code to design your WRX!--10/18/2007 12:11:03 AM--
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--10/17/2007 10:04:36 PM--

October 17th, 2007

Last Updated 3625 days, 11 hours ago

PS3 Review: SKATE
SKATE is a great first attempt, but not without its flaws. Still, this is certainly a game worth checking out.--10/17/2007 10:04:36 PM--
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PSM: Ratchet And Clank Future Is "PS3's Best Game Yet"
It's scheduled to launch on October 30, and one source is already telling us to expect great things. PSM says it's not just good, it's the best PS3 title to date! See scores inside.--10/17/2007 2:08:47 PM--
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Street Fighter IV Trailer
A good quality trailer from Stage 6, none of that messy YouTube compression. You'll need DivX to play the clip, but it's well worth it. --10/17/2007 12:59:40 PM--
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Eat Sleep Play And Sony Retain Some Ties
Dave Jaffe and Scott Campbell's new studio, Eat Sleep Play, is definitely separate from Sony, unlike the former Incognito Studios. But ties still remain to some extent.--10/17/2007 10:49:06 AM--
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Killzone 2 Online Multiplayer Details Emerge
We've heard a lot of good things about Killzone 2, and we finally have more info regarding the online multiplayer aspect. Co-op, PlayStation Home integration, and more!--10/17/2007 10:34:28 AM--
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Yamauchi Compares Gran Turismo And Forza
GT creator Kaz Yamauchi compares his franchise with Microsoft's, and makes a very...interesting analogy. While he says Forza has more features, GT is "pure quality gold." We definitely believe you, Kaz!--10/17/2007 10:19:53 AM--
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Capcom Announces Street Fighter IV and More!
Yes, yes, yes! It's finally official. Street Fighter 4 is on its way, as are other games. --10/17/2007 9:58:10 AM--
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Capcom: More Than One Big Announcement
Capcom's Christian Svensson is on the plug-patrol again, this time letting everyone know we can expect more than one huge announcement this week. The countdown has begun!--10/17/2007 12:00:11 AM--
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Gran Turismo TV Detailed For GT5?
It seems the much-discussed Gran Turismo TV feature has finally been unveiled (to some extent), even if Sony hasn't made it official. Check out the evidence inside!--10/17/2007 12:03:33 AM--
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--10/16/2007 7:50:11 PM--

October 16th, 2007

Last Updated 3626 days, 13 hours, 14 minutes ago

Super-Ego Games Announces PS3 Exclusive
It's called Rat Race, and it's definitely something new. This game will show up as individual episodes on the PSN, and it appears very unique and intriguing in style.--10/16/2007 7:50:11 PM--
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Portable Ops+ Renamed As Infinite War?
It seems Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops+ may have a new title, according to the latest PlayStation Underground e-mail. Has the "+" been replaced with "Infinite War?"--10/16/2007 11:15:05 AM--
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PlayStation Eye Dated And Priced For Europe
Will our European friends have to wait too much longer for the Eye? Nope. It'll first release with The Eye of Judgment on October 26, and then become available by itself with a copy of the EyeCreate software on November 7 for GBP 24.99.--10/16/2007 10:53:57 AM--
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New PS3 SKUs Prompt Sales Spike In UK
The new 40GB PS3 and the 60GB price drop have generated a 178% hardware sales spike in the UK. PlayStation 3 software also jumped up the charts.--10/16/2007 10:40:29 AM--
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PS3 Review: NCAA Football 08
EA and Tiburon have been struggling with the PS3 hardware, and this year's college football entry is yet another title that runs at 30fps. It's still pretty good, though.--10/16/2007 12:02:20 AM--
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Capcom Unveils Next-Gen Bionic Commando
It's not their "Megaton" announcement, but it's still great news: Bionic Commando is making a triumphant return to a new generation! This is perfect next-gen material.--10/16/2007 12:00:54 AM--
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Rock Band Stays Bundled Until 2008
Yeah, the Rock Band bundle is a tad pricey ($169.99), but you won't have any choice if you want it this year- they won't be selling the accessories individually until 2008.--10/16/2007 12:00:01 AM--
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--10/15/2007 10:58:36 AM--

October 15th, 2007

Last Updated 3627 days, 22 hours, 6 minutes ago

Best Buy Pic Shows 40GB PS3 Spider-Man 3 Bundle
A screenshot of a Best Buy inventory screen clearly shows a 40GB PS3 bundle featuring "Spider-Man 3." ...any more evidence, and we'll confirm this thing ourselves.--10/15/2007 10:58:36 AM--
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OPM UK: Killzone 2 "A Notch Ahead" Of Everything Else
The Official PlayStation Magazine UK got a "world exclusive hands-on" with Killzone 2, and they say this FPS is "a notch ahead" of anything else being developed right now.--10/15/2007 10:43:06 AM--
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Capcom Bomb: Probably Not Resident Evil PSP
This seems to be the most popular rumor regarding Capcom's huge announcement this week, but we say it's still PS3-related. Why? A Capcom executive basically said just that.--10/15/2007 10:26:45 AM--
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40GB PS3 Just About Confirmed For U.S.
Sony, it's time to just make this announcement because yet another serious piece of evidence is making the rounds online, and once again, it seems valid. The official unveiling should happen this week.--10/15/2007 12:00:04 PM--
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First Resistance: Fall Of Man 2 Details
Insomniac has released some details on this hotly anticipated sequel, and we're psyched! We get a look at the storyline, vehicle info, and even a tentative release date!--10/15/2007 12:00:01 PM--
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Rumor: Unreal Tournament 3 360 Disappearing? (UPDATED)
We've seen plenty about the PS3 and PC versions of UT3, but...where is the 360 version? Box art? Any info at all? Maybe the 2008 release is throwing things off?--10/15/2007 12:00:03 PM--
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--10/14/2007 1:02:13 PM--

October 14th, 2007

Last Updated 3628 days, 2 2 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Sega Rally Revo
Sega's long awaiting rally return has finally arrived, and we couldn't be happier with it. --10/14/2007 1:02:13 PM--
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PSP Review: Sega Rally Revo
Surprisingly, the PSP version isn't a straight port. It's actually got different track designs and a few other differences. --10/14/2007 1:02:13 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: October 14
All these PS1-PSP remakes are kinda irritating me, Gabe Newell needs to pipe down and stop whining, and TimeSplitters 4 has been officially added to my list of must-haves for the future.--10/14/2007 12:00:06 PM--
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PS3 Preview: NCAA March Madness 08
Yeah, March Madness isn't until...well, March, but the college basketball season is staring us right in the face. We take a look at this year's entry, and it looks plenty promising.--10/13/2007 12:00:05 PM--
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--10/13/2007 11:16:31 AM--

October 13th, 2007

Last Updated 3629 days, 21 hours, 48 minutes ago

Pandemic "Just As Focused" On Their Own Visions
So what if EA has acquired Pandemic Studios? That doesn't mean any of the team's future projects are going to change, as they insist EA won't be "homogenizing" anything, so fans needn't worry.--10/13/2007 11:16:31 AM--
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PSN Update 2.0 Implements Policy Changes
This PlayStation Store update will let you share media like screenshots, and also presents PS3 and PSP owners with some upgrades changes. It's a worthwhile update.--10/13/2007 10:49:14 AM--
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--10/12/2007 1:47:29 PM--

October 12th, 2007

Last Updated 3630 days, 19 hours, 17 minutes ago

Square-Enix Gets Lord Of Vermillion Patent
Remember Sword of Vermilion for the ol' Mega Drive? Well, it seems Square-Enix is working on a "Vermillion" project (yes, it's spelled differently), based on their new patent. Stay tuned for more details.--10/12/2007 1:47:29 PM--
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Could Mass Effect Trilogy Go Multiplatform? (UPDATED)
Now that EA has acquired BioWare, does this mean the Mass Effect trilogy won't be so exclusive anymore? Remember, Microsoft doesn't own the IP; BioWare does...--10/12/2007 10:40:27 AM--
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Unique PS3/360 Hurdles For Assassin's Creed
Ubisoft Montreal is facing a couple issues: they're having difficulty fitting everything onto the 360's DVD disc, and there are "memory problems" with the PS3 version.--10/12/2007 10:16:34 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
This latest batch should be great for shooter fans: The Orange Box (Team Fortress 2), Soldier of Fortune: Payback, TimeShift, Time Crisis 4, and Clive Barker's Jericho head a list that also includes Conan, Folklore, Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, Beowulf, The Simpsons: The Game, Conflict: Denied Ops, and Rock Band.--10/12/2007 12:21:32 AM--
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Vagrant Story To Be Next PSP Remake?
The Ivalice Alliance - Square-Enix developing crew - have provided us with plenty of awesome games in the past, and one of them just might be the next PSP remake... Vagrant Story may be coming back!--10/12/2007 12:19:02 AM--
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This Week's PlayStation Store Update
Plenty of sweet updates this week, including one full game (Everyday Shooter), multiple demos (Ratchet and Conan!), and new game videos (Folklore and Fallout 3!). Go get 'em all!--10/12/2007 12:15:59 AM--
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Next PS3 Firmware Update To "Boost Blu-Ray Interactivity" (UPDATED)
It seems another firmware update is on the way for the PS3, and this one is going to increase the system's Blu-Ray functionality. We're seeking more details...--10/12/2007 12:13:40 AM--
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--10/11/2007 8:00:19 PM--

October 11th, 2007

Last Updated 3631 days, 13 hours, 4 minutes ago

EA Acquires BioWare and Pandemic
Electronic Arts has acquired the two very talented studios behind Mass Effect and Mercenaries. --10/11/2007 8:00:19 PM--
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Capcom: Big PlayStation 3-Related Announcement Next Week?
We've been waiting to hear more about any Capcom PS3-related news, and it seems we can expect a very large announcement some time next week. Examine the evidence inside.--10/11/2007 1:38:49 PM--
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CLARIFIED: Oblivion: Shivering Isles Question
We got a clarification regarding Shivering Isles. While it'll be found in the GoTY re-release, Bethesda also plans to release it as a stand alone pack.--10/11/2007 12:18:00 AM--
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SCEE Confirms MGS4 PS3 Bundle For Europe
Metal Gear Solid 4 should arrive in Europe "before Easter," and better still, Sony and Konami are going to offer an MGS4 PS3 bundle, complete with the new Dual Shock 3!--10/11/2007 10:45:09 AM--
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Newell: PS3 A "Waste Of Everybody's Time"
Valve Software's Gabe Newell has been very outspoken all year along; he clearly doesn't like the PS3. But perhaps his latest venom-spewing rant went a little above and beyond.--10/11/2007 10:30:18 AM--
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Activision Launches Guitar Hero III Teaser Site
This place has all KINDS of goodies, so you've got to check it out. Get your Backstage Pass now, see all the insider content, and start collecting groupies today!--10/11/2007 10:14:32 AM--
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PS3 Review: NASCAR 08
EA typically delivers a pretty solid racing experience with their NASCAR titles, but something has happened...this isn't what we expected; it's just plain mediocre.--10/11/2007 12:19:51 AM--
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SCEA Presents PlayStation Eye Details
Thanks to a recent post - chock full of great new Eye info - over at the official PlayStation blog, we're now thoroughly psyched for the all-growns-up version of the EyeToy. This thing has some moves!--10/11/2007 12:15:44 AM--
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Rumor: European PSN Updates Through November 8?
SCEE may have confirmed a month's worth of updates for the European PlayStation Store, and if all this is true, then you guys are in for a very productive four weeks.--10/11/2007 12:13:15 AM--
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--10/10/2007 7:42:05 PM--

October 10th, 2007

Last Updated 3632 days, 13 hours, 22 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Hands-On)
The ninth Tony Hawk game will be hitting soon, but before you buy, see what's to expect from the latest version. --10/10/2007 7:42:05 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway
There's a ton of great first person shooters in the pipeline, and Brother's in Arms: Hell's Highway is definitely yet another one. --10/10/2007 7:46:29 PM--
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Exclusive SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 Feature For PS3
You'll be able to record and play your own songs in the 360 version, but the PS3 version will have the "Interactive Entrance" feature, which uses Sixaxis motion sensing.--10/10/2007 1:42:24 PM--
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Sony Offers Dynasty Warriors 6 40GB PS3 Bundle In Japan
A day after announcing the new model would arrive Japan, we learn that Sony and Koei are teaming up to offer this bundle. And the included console is Ceramic White!--10/10/2007 10:49:56 AM--
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More Haze Nectar Details Revealed
Nectar, an odd substance, is both a blessing and a curse...but after you read about these abilities while "under the influence," you'll see a lot more blessing than curse.--10/10/2007 10:38:24 AM--
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Activision Unveils New Soldier Of Fortune
While Free Radical was announcing TimeSplitters 4, Activision was revealing Solider of Fortune: Payback, so the next-gen FPSs keep hitting, and we couldn't be happier.--10/10/2007 12:20:06 AM--
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Rumor: Eidos Developing Next-Gen Fear Effect?
Woah...next-gen visuals and a wicked racy concept; yep, that sounds like a good idea to us! The latest rumor says Eidos Interactive is planning another Fear Effect, and if so, we're expecting decent action and heavy sexual themes.--10/10/2007 12:14:50 AM--
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Free Radical Announces TimeSplitters 4
Yes! Free Radical, developers of the smoothest and most entertaining FPSs of the last generation, have officially revealed another installment for the new generation.--10/10/2007 12:17:16 AM--
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--10/9/2007 9:19:58 PM--

October 9th, 2007

Last Updated 3633 days, 11 hours, 45 minutes ago

Analyst: LittleBigPlanet A PS3 System-Seller
This multiplayer co-op platformer might really pack a wallop, as one analyst believes LittleBigPlanet will help to push a lot of PS3 hardware when it releases in 2008.--10/9/2007 9:19:58 PM--
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Capcom Bombshells Hints Strongly at Street Fighter 4!
Could it be? Could we finally see the day, almost 10 years later, of a new Street Fighter game? Based on some of the comments made, it seems so. Read up.--10/9/2007 6:01:41 PM--
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PlayStation 3 Price-Cut in Japan, 20GB, 40GB, and 60GB SKUs!
So now Japan will have a total of three (!) PlayStation 3 configurations. And the 40GB model will also come in two colors. Details within.--10/9/2007 5:33:07 PM--
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SingStar PS3 Needs "Extra Testing Time"
Originally expected to arrive this fall, it now seems Sony requires "more time" for testing the downloadable content and community features. So, no release date just yet.--10/9/2007 10:49:38 AM--
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White Dual Shock 3 Revealed For Japan
You're looking at a white Dual Shock 3 controller, which has apparently been confirmed for Japan. It's a sweet color, but how's about painting up the PlayStation 3, too?--10/9/2007 10:35:32 AM--
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No PS2 Software Emulation For 40GB PS3
We knew the system wouldn't be able to play PS2 games out of the box, but we thought Sony would provide software emulation via future firmware updates. Nope.--10/9/2007 10:19:37 AM--
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PSP Preview: Disgaea: Afternoon Of Darkness
This one is right around the corner, and we take a closer look at this enhanced remake of the PS2's Hour of Darkness. Strat/RPG fans, you can't possibly miss this.--10/9/2007 12:18:25 AM--
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Uncharted: Drake's Fortune Almost Golden
Naughty Dog's Evan Wells says the game is only two weeks away from going Gold, and he has a few other things to say as well. It's another good Uncharted progress report!--10/9/2007 12:14:17 AM--
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Koei Confirms Fatal Inertia PS3: It's Back
It's baaaaaack! After several delays and an "indefinite hold" status, the PS3 version of this futuristic racer is on its way: Fatal Inertia PS3 has a "TBA 2008" release date.--10/9/2007 12:11:38 AM--
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EA Unveils Holiday 2007 Lineup
EA has officially announced their 2007 holiday lineup, and it's jam packed with a host of promising titles across all platforms. This publisher is bringin' the games!--10/9/2007 12:16:29 AM--
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--10/8/2007 10:11:19 PM--

October 8th, 2007

Last Updated 3634 days, 10 hours, 53 minutes ago

PSP Preview: God of War: Chains of Olympus (Hands-On)
Kratos has anger management issues. But my God (haha, pun!) do his psychological problems and violent outbursts of anger make for a great game. --10/8/2007 10:11:19 PM--
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Sony Explains 60GB PS3 Phasing Out In Europe
The 60GB PS3's days are numbered in Europe, as the 40GB model will eventually be its permanent replacement. Sony explains that decision in an official statement today.--10/8/2007 1:48:25 PM--
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New L.A. Noire Details: Only Suited For PS3?
We've heard that L.A. Noire is a PS3 exclusive, and according to this latest batch of info, it's because the game is simply too big to fit on another console. There are several other details worth reading, too.--10/8/2007 10:30:19 AM--
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Reporter: $399 40GB PS3 For U.S. In November
SCEA won't confirm, but the Hollywood Reporter believes the announcement is inevitable: Sony will unveil a $399 40GB PS3 for release on November 2 in the U.S.--10/8/2007 10:12:59 AM--
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Best Buy Gives Killzone 2 December 31 Date
That's December 31, 2007, folks. We have no idea how realistic this is, or what Best Buy's reasons are, but we'd sure like to find out. Could Killzone 2 be out in 2007?--10/8/2007 9:57:42 AM--
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Half-Life 2: The Orange Box PS3 Delayed Again?
Oh, what's going on here? A new GameStop flyer shows both the Xbox 360 and PC versions available for pre-order, but the PS3 version is mysteriously missing. ...uh-oh, could Valve be issuing another delay?--10/8/2007 12:00:38 PM--
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Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron Gettin' A Party
Yep, Sony and LucasArts are preparing a big celebration for the launch of this highly anticipated handheld game, so head over to Metreon in San Francisco tomorrow!--10/8/2007 12:00:45 PM--
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--10/7/2007 6:15:06 PM--

October 7th, 2007

Last Updated 3635 days, 14 hours, 49 minutes ago

Arnold's Press Pause and Rewind: October 7th
The topic at hand: PlayStation 3's 40GB model not having immediate PS2 backwards compatibility. But with a window open for visually enhanced emulation? I hope so!--10/7/2007 6:15:06 PM--
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SCEE Confirms 40GB PS3 Is Satin Silver?
What's this? It appears SCEE has said the new "entry level" PS3 will come in a new color: Satin Silver, thanks to a matt finish. Is this a misquote, or is it the real deal?--10/7/2007 1:16:10 AM--
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Ben's Week In Review: October 7
Folklore is a very original and engaging title that shouldn't be ignored, I can't WAIT for any news regarding another entry in the ICO/Shadow of the Colossus series, and Epic Games knows how to treat the gaming consumer.--10/7/2007 12:11:41 AM--
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Amazon Final Fantasy XIII Release Date: November 30, 2008
If you want to get a BIG jump on things, head on over to Amazon.com and pre-order Final Fantasy XIII. That's right, they've given it a release date of November 30, 2008.--10/7/2007 12:09:28 AM--
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PS2 Review: Metropolismania 2
It's like SimCity for a younger generation, but can it actually deliver that same complex simulation in an appealing - albeit simplified - format? Nope.--10/7/2007 12:22:15 AM--
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--10/6/2007 11:38:43 AM--

October 6th, 2007

Last Updated 3636 days, 21 hours, 26 minutes ago

Rumor: Super 160GB PS3 Model For Japan?
So we know about the 40GB model, but how's about going in the other direction? Could a new PlayStation 3 with a massive hard drive be on the way to Japan?--10/6/2007 11:38:43 AM--
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Nihilistic Software Q&A: Conan
We ask Nihilistic some questions about their upcoming Conan title, and we get some great answers: we learn a LOT more about the combat, interactive environment, story, and general gameplay. Check it out!--10/6/2007 12:00:50 AM--
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40GB PS3 Backwards Compatibility Detailed
Confused about the b/c of the new PS3? We'll clear it up for you- it can't play PS2 titles right out of the box (future firmware updates will add them), but it CAN successfully emulate most PS1 games.--10/6/2007 11:54:50 AM--
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Kojima Podcast: New MGS4 Announcement Next Week
According to the most recent Kojima Productions podcast, it seems they're preparing a new MGS4 announcement for next week. Could this be the English demo...?--10/6/2007 12:15:17 PM--
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--10/5/2007 10:56:33 PM--

October 5th, 2007

Last Updated 3637 days, 10 hours, 8 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Folklore
The bottom line is that, if you don't pick up Folklore, you don't deserve owning a PlayStation 3. It's that good. --10/5/2007 10:56:33 PM--
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Breaking News: SCEE Confirms 40GB PS3, New 60GB Bundle
It's official: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced an "entry level" PS3 (the 40GB model), as well as a slightly revised and cheaper 60GB PS3 bundle.--10/5/2007 11:31:39 AM--
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SCEA Announces Create-a-Folk Contest Winner
You needed to have some artistic skill for this contest, because Folklore is one artistic game. The winner has been chosen, so step inside and check out Quasarilli, an awfully intriguing little creature.--10/5/2007 10:28:49 AM--
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PS2 Review: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3
The long name fits what lies beneath: a long game with plenty of depth, personality, and originality. There are a few flaws, but it's still a great Atlus RPG.--10/5/2007 12:27:25 AM--
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Sony's Hirai On Blu-Ray And PS3 vs. Xbox 360
During an interview with the Sony prez, he talks about why Blu-Ray is necessary, and how the PS3 stacks up against the competition. His comments are worth reading.--10/5/2007 12:24:19 AM--
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Sony Launches New PlayStation 3 Brand Campaign
You'll be seeing a brand new PS3 brand campaign online. Description: "the theme uses computer animation to model key PS3 iconography in a black onyx." Check it out!--10/5/2007 12:22:00 AM--
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Assassin's Creed: Over 40 Hours Of Gameplay
According to an interview with game producer Jade Raymond, completing the core missions will take about 18 hours, but fully exploring can take over 40 hours. Sweet!--10/5/2007 12:19:41 AM--
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--10/4/2007 12:48:15 PM--

October 4th, 2007

Last Updated 3638 days, 2 16 minutes ago

PSP Slim Sales Surge In Japan, Top 500,000 In Three Weeks
The PSP has been the DS's whipping boy all year, but the tide has turned: thanks to the new PSP Slim and Crisis Core, Sony has moved 580,000 units in only 3 weeks time.--10/4/2007 12:48:15 PM--
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40GB PS3 Confirmed, 60GB Price Drop For UK?
According to one source, Sony is going to announce the "Core" 40GB PS3 tomorrow, and they will also reveal a significant price cut for the 60GB model. Nice!--10/4/2007 10:24:57 AM--
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Capcom To Give PS3 Some Attention In 2008
Okay, so they're a little late to the party, but we shouldn't hold that against them. In addition to the 360, Capcom says they will finally embrace the PS3 next year, so everyone say YAY!--10/4/2007 10:56:32 AM--
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PS3 Preview: MX vs. ATV: Untamed
Rainbow Studios always knows what they're doing when it comes to off-road racers, and that's crystal clear when we look at the new MX vs. ATV. Sweet new features inside!--10/4/2007 12:08:41 AM--
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Toy Home Developer Finally Revealed
This neat little racer stole some hearts at the Tokyo Game Show, but we didn't know who was responsible for it...until now. It's Folkore developer, Game Republic.--10/4/2007 12:02:00 AM--
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Star Ocean PSP Remake Dated For Japan
This remake is one of the most anticipated RPGs for the PSP, and Famitsu tells us it will arrive in Japan on December 27. They'll also get a Star Ocean PSP bundle pack...all good news, but will the US ever see this game?--10/4/2007 12:06:48 AM--
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This Week's PlayStation Store Update
More good additions to the Store today, and that includes playable demos for The Simpsons: The Game and Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War, plus six new videos!--10/4/2007 12:04:04 AM--
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--10/3/2007 1:55:46 PM--

October 3rd, 2007

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Naughty Dog Issues Uncharted Progress Report
How far along is Uncharted: Drake's Fortune? Well, Naughty Dog's co-president has provided us with this progress update, and it seems things are shaping up nicely.--10/3/2007 1:55:46 PM--
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Rumor: 40GB PS3 Hits Australia On October 11
"Multiple sources" are saying the rumored 40GB PS3 is heading to Australia even as we speak, and will hit store shelves on October 11 with a price tag of AUD$699.--10/3/2007 10:52:17 AM--
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ICO Or Shadow Of The Colossus Sequel Confirmed?
OPM UK may have caused a Sony executive to let something slip, and it indicates the existence of a sequel for either ICO or Shadow of the Colossus. We want more details!--10/3/2007 10:32:40 AM--
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RedOctane Reveals More GHIII Tracks
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is already loaded with plenty of awesome rock tracks, but they just keep adding more. Here's the latest update of 17 songs!--10/3/2007 10:19:04 AM--
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PSP Videos Updated
The latest and greatest are all here for you to drool over: Victorious Boxers Portable: Victorious Spirits, Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron, Silent Hill: Origins, Secret Agent Clank, Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, NBA 08, Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions, Boulder Dash Rocks!, Spider-Man Friend or Foe, MX vs. ATV: Untamed, and God of War: Chains of Olympus!--10/3/2007 12:20:53 AM--
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UT3 PS3 Facing Delay, But May Hit In December
Midway says UT3 has been delayed, but Epic responded by saying the PC version is still on track for November, and the PS3 version may still arrive in December.--10/3/2007 12:14:54 AM--
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Trickster Gets Vital SCEA Info, Gains Access To PSN Accounts
Sony doesn't call it a "security breach" as the Network is safe. They worked quickly so as to avoid any financial damage, and that's good news, but...it's still unsettling.--10/3/2007 12:08:34 AM--
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Midway Announces New Mortal Kombat, Blitz
Midway has revealed they're working on several new next-gen titles, and two of them are new entries in the popular Mortal Kombat and Blitz franchises. MK is back!--10/3/2007 12:06:42 AM--
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October 2nd, 2007

Last Updated 3640 days, 19 hours, 16 minutes ago

Analyst: Sony Will Beat The Competition
One analyst says the Wii "fad" will fade, Microsoft "hasn't taken full advantage of their lead," and Sony will eventually dominate once again with the PS3...it might take some time, though.--10/2/2007 1:48:34 PM--
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Turok to Have Star Studded Cast
Disney/Touchstone have announced the full list of celebrities to voice the upcoming Turok, and it's a pretty good cast.--10/2/2007 12:15:18 PM--
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NBA 2K8 Ships
2K Sports has shipped their 2008 NBA effort, see what are some of the new features you can expect.--10/2/2007 12:15:18 PM--
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Retail Evidence For 40GB PS3 Pops Up
UPC codes, official stock document listings...the 40GB PS3 is certainly becoming a reality in the retail world, which means an official announcement seems inevitable.--10/2/2007 10:51:47 AM--
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Sony's "Big Bang" Conference On October 12
So many rumors...can't...breathe... Sony is well aware of all of them, and it seems they're getting ready to clear the air with a "Big Bang" conference on October 12. Sweeeet.--10/2/2007 10:30:00 AM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 "On The Horizon?" (UPDATED)
The official PlayStation UK website lists GTAIV PS3 with an "October 2007" release date, and says it's "on the horizon." Typo, or biggest announcement of the month?--10/2/2007 12:10:50 AM--
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PS2 Review: Wild ARMs 5
The RPGs for the PS2 just keep comin'; the latest is the fifth entry in Sony's decade-old franchise. But can they recapture some of that former glory from the PS1 days?--10/2/2007 12:15:09 AM--
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OPM Provides Killzone 2 Impressions
Those lucky punks at the Official PlayStation Magazine have already played Killzone 2, and they're impressed. The producer also talks multiplayer and PlayStation Home...--10/2/2007 12:08:14 AM--
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Rumor: Insomniac Founder Forming Own Studio?
According to a widespread forum rumor, Insomniac Games founder Ted Price - and many other members of the team - will soon be leaving to form their own development studio.--10/2/2007 12:06:23 AM--
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--10/1/2007 2:08:28 PM--

October 1st, 2007

Last Updated 3641 days, 18 hours, 56 minutes ago

All Rock Band Versions Fully Detailed
Okay, here it is: all the pricing and release dates for the PS3, Xbox 360, and PS2 versions of Rock Band. As it turns out, Amazon's recent listing is entirely correct.--10/1/2007 2:08:28 PM--
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Warhawk Game Only Version Ships October 10
You already have two options if you want to buy Warhawk, but this month, you're getting a third: the game will ship without the headset for the PSN price of $39.99.--10/1/2007 10:47:00 AM--
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Sony And Future US To Publish New PlayStation Magazine
PlayStation: The Official Magazine has been announced, and it's gonna cover everything under the PlayStation brand. Expect to see this new publication around Thanksgiving.--10/1/2007 10:29:19 AM--
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MGS4 Not To Be Kojima's Final Project?
Hideo Kojima announced at E3 that Metal Gear Solid 4 would be his last MGS. But Konami says he'll "always" be a part of the series, "in one capacity or another."--10/1/2007 10:15:32 AM--
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40GB PlayStation 3 Rumor Intensifies
If you really look close, it seems all the recent news and evidence indicates the very real possibility of a "lower-spec" PS3, and it might even show up on October 30.--10/1/2007 12:04:05 AM--
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Hirai: Original PlayStation 3 Price "Perfect"
Many had a problem with the initial $599 price tag, but Sony president Kazuo Hirai says he believes the price was "perfect," and the problem centered more on supply. ...so you probably shouldn't expect a price drop any time soon.--10/1/2007 12:01:48 AM--
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