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--11/30/2007 10:33:09 AM--

November 30th, 2007

Last Updated 3465 days, 16 hours, 5 minutes ago

Firmware 2.01 Can "Brick" The PlayStation 3?
This isn't affecting everyone, but a few users have reported a complete loss in media capability (PS3 won't play any discs) after downloading firmware update 2.01. Hmm...--11/30/2007 10:33:09 AM--
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Sony's 15 Exclusive PS3 Titles In 7 Months
Sony has already said they have 15 exclusives planned for a 7-month span - in response to an article about the decline of exclusives - and here's that great-lookin' list.--11/30/2007 10:23:00 AM--
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GameSpot Editor Fired For Low Review Score
In a big suprirse, GameSpot's Jeff Gerstmann has been fired, and evidently, it was for a low review score given to Kane & Lynch: Dead Men. Did Eidos make a threat...?--11/30/2007 12:00:50 AM--
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PS3 Gets High-Def Video On Demand Service In Japan
Sony is going to launch this new service in Japan, and it's definitely going to get some attention from high-def lovers. It coincides with the GT5: Prologue launch, too.--11/30/2007 12:00:27 AM--
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Weekly PlayStation Store Update
It's a big one! We get the highly anticipated Pain (sick fun!), a multiplayer demo for TimeShift, a map pack for Resistance, add-ons for Guitar Hero III and Rock Band, and more!--11/30/2007 12:00:03 AM--
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--11/29/2007 11:16:56 PM--

November 29th, 2007

Last Updated 3466 days, 3 hours, 22 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Need for Speed ProStreet
It may have gotten a little more serious. And it may have a few problems. But the bottom line is that it's damned fun. --11/29/2007 11:16:56 PM--
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PS3 Screenshots Updated
More screenshot galleries have been updated, including: EndWar, Ghostbusters, Midnight Club: Los Angeles, Kane and Lynch, Valkyrie of the Battlefield, The Golden Compass, and more. --11/29/2007 11:16:56 PM--
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EA: Sony Will Hit PS3 Fiscal Sales Goal
Sony has remained firm on their target sales goal for PS3 hardware this fiscal year: 11 million units. And now, after the price cut, EA is inclined to believe them.--11/29/2007 1:51:00 PM--
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New GTAIV Trailer HIts On December 6 (UPDATED w/ Box Art!)
You probably aren't satisfied with the first two trailers for GTAIV, so here's a third: it will arrive at 3 p.m. on December 6, and it's called, "Move up, ladies."--11/29/2007 12:00:38 AM--
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Devil May Cry 4 Demo For December?
The first report said a demo would arrive only on the Live Marketplace, but Capcom says that information isn't true...could there be a demo for both the PSN and Live?--11/29/2007 11:06:36 AM--
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Harmonix Addresses Rock Band PS3 Issues
Harmonix released a statement to the press regarding some Rock Band-related issues with the PS3 version, and they're "aware of them" and "working on them." Oh, good.--11/29/2007 10:56:40 AM--
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Want To Play MGS4? Buy A PS3!
Basically, this is what Konami is telling gamers, and we'd strongly suggest you listen. Metal Gear Solid 4 won't be anywhere but the PS3; the rumors need to DIE.--11/29/2007 10:46:03 AM--
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PS2 Review: The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night
Little Spyro is back yet again with another installment, but has this previously tried-and-true formula grown too old? Do they need to start over? Yes. Most definitely.--11/29/2007 12:00:45 AM--
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New Multiplayer Resistance Maps Detailed
If you're running out of maps to play online in Resistance: Fall of Man, check out the info for the latest map pack. We've got two very intriguing additions, here!--11/29/2007 12:00:48 AM--
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SCEA: Killzone 2 Beta "For Next Year"
Guerilla had already confirmed there'd be a multiplayer beta for Killzone 2, but SCEA says we won't see it in 2007. They are "working on it for next year," though.--11/29/2007 12:00:49 AM--
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--11/28/2007 11:33:27 PM--

November 28th, 2007

Last Updated 3467 days, 3 hours, 5 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: NBA Ballers
Midway announces the return of NBA Ballers and we have the preview with the first details and screenshots. Take a look. --11/28/2007 11:33:27 PM--
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PS3 Review: Soldier of Fortune: Payback
The once well established Soldier of Fortune returns. Does numero three make it the best entry? --11/28/2007 11:21:44 PM--
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Gearbox: Medal Of Honor EA Team "Confused"
Gearbox Software president Randy Pitchford believes the long-running Medal of Honor franchise is "in trouble" and believes EA is "confused right now." Remember, Gearbox does the competing Brothers in Arms series.--11/28/2007 1:40:39 PM--
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PlayStation Home Not Arriving Tomorrow
Yeah, you've probably heard the rumored November 29 launch date for PlayStation Home, but it's just not gonna happen. Was it really that realistic in the first place?--11/28/2007 11:08:06 AM--
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Propaganda Games Launches Turok Blog
Developer blogs are becoming awfully popular lately, and here's one from Propaganda Games for the upcoming Turok. It's coming along very well; lots of cool info here!--11/28/2007 10:26:26 AM--
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Sign Up For AOL, Get Free 40GB PS3!
Only for PAL regions: sign up for a 2-year subscription to AOL and you get a FREE 40GB PS3 with one controller, plus a copy of Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction!--11/28/2007 12:06:02 AM--
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PlayStation Blog: Your Feedback Will Be Heard
We know you hardcore gamers out there want your voice to be heard, so you should participate at the official PlayStation blog. They'll definitely be reading your replies.--11/28/2007 12:03:59 AM--
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PSM3 Offers New Golden Axe Details
The latest issue of PSM3 provides us with fresh new Golden Axe: Beast Rider info. Meet the sexy Amazonian heroine plus learn about the new free-roaming focus!--11/28/2007 12:01:56 AM--
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--11/27/2007 6:56:11 PM--

November 27th, 2007

Last Updated 3468 days, 7 hours, 42 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Sega Superstars Tennis
Admit it, you secretly love mascot games. And you especially love it when those mascots are competing in a sport of some sort. This one's tennis. And we can't wait.--11/27/2007 6:56:11 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Bionic Commando
Capcom is bringing the arm back to life in this sequel to the 20 year old classic. Read up on the first details. --11/27/2007 6:56:11 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Condemned 2: Bloodshot
Monolith returns to develop the sequel, and this time includes the PlayStation 3 along for the ride. --11/27/2007 6:56:11 PM--
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EA Regrets Nude Models For ProStreet Promotion
Oops. At the official softcore porn branch of a UK tabloid, topless models appeared posing next to Ferraris...and the Need for Speed and EA logos were clearly evident.--11/27/2007 1:37:52 PM--
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Take-Two Not Selling, GTAIV "Vastly Better" Than Expectations
Take-Two Interactive's chairman Strauss Zelnick has said he has no plans to sell the company or the GTA franchise, and GTAIV is looking to "vastly" exceed expectations.--11/27/2007 10:40:27 AM--
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Important Features Hit For Early Home Build
PlayStation Home is coming along, but we didn't realize they still needed to add cornerstone features. A few of them have finally arrived in Home build 0.7.7.--11/27/2007 10:14:57 AM--
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PSP Videos Updated
We've got 12 more great ones for you: two gameplay trailers for Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops+ and Medal of Honor Heroes 2, a look back to a huge month in gaming with Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles and Silent Hill: Origins, and a look ahead to the likes of Fading Shadows and FlatOut: Head On. Good stuff!--11/27/2007 12:13:22 AM--
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PSP Preview: Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice
Ready for another whirlwind showdown with the bad guys of Capital City? You'll be faced with special gangs and a rival squad, but you get a bunch of new vehicles, too!--11/27/2007 12:08:46 AM--
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AIAS: Kutaragi To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
"The Father of PlayStation" is going to be properly honored early next year, with the AIAS's esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award. Quite simply, nobody deserves it more.--11/27/2007 12:04:34 AM--
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Sony Reports Black Friday Sales Numbers
Sony is off to a fast start this holiday season; the Black Friday statistics show a 178% leap in PlayStation brand sales, and PS3 sales are up 298% since November 2!--11/27/2007 12:06:26 AM--
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Hitman Movie Rakes In $21 Million On Opening Weekend
The reviews may be atrocious, but there's no accounting for the public's taste. They lined up for "Hitman" over the Thanksgiving weekend; it topped $20 million.--11/27/2007 12:02:34 AM--
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--11/26/2007 11:43:43 PM--

November 26th, 2007

Last Updated 3469 days, 2 hours, 55 minutes ago

PS3 Screenshots Updated
A good dose of screenshot galleries have been updated: Devil May Cry 4, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Need for Speed: ProStreet, Blacksite: Area 51, Beowulf, Sega Superstars Tennis, Viking, and many more!--11/26/2007 11:43:43 PM--
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Holiday Deal: $50 Off PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii at Toys R Us
If you use your PayPal account to make purchases at Toys R Us, you can get up to $50 cash back! A great deal for would-be console buyers.--11/26/2007 9:18:27 PM--
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PS2 Cheats Updated
We've updated cheats for a number of games including: Guitar Hero III, Manhunt 2, SSX On Tour, The Simpsons, NBA 2K8, The Sims 2, The Sims 2 Castaway, and Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition. With more on the way.--11/26/2007 8:47:23 PM--
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PS3 Review: Time Crisis 4
Time Crisis 4 left us absolute awe. But not in a good way. One of our very favorite franchises has just hit rockbottom, and we're very disappointed.--11/26/2007 6:49:00 PM--
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PS3 Review: TimeShift
It's a 'time' theme today! TimeShift has been in development for quite a lengthy time. But did all of that time do TimeShift any good? Find out. The amount puns here is atrociously great. --11/26/2007 6:49:00 PM--
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Konami Issues PES2008 PS3 Patch
The PS3 version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 has suffered from online lag and frame rate problems, but Konami has provided players with a patch today. Will it fix things?--11/26/2007 1:47:14 PM--
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PSP-2000 Hits Million Mark In Japan
The DS Lite continues to reign supreme, but the newly redesigned PSP is coming up fast, as Sony says the PSP-2000 has reached the million shipped mark in Japan.--11/26/2007 10:50:56 AM--
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Rockstar Rips BBFC In Manhunt 2 Appeal
Oh man, this is a great read. Rockstar has begun its appeal process to get Manhunt 2 classified in the UK, and they ripped the BBFC a new one during the opening round, claiming the panel only cares about its reputation.--11/26/2007 10:34:51 AM--
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Rumor: 2K Games Avoiding PS3 Development?
2K Boston is looking for some worthy individuals to assist in their next project...but apparently, just like Bioshock, only the Xbox 360 and PC are listed platforms.--11/26/2007 10:18:48 AM--
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PlayStation 3 Surges In Japan, Germany
That 80GB price drop and 40GB launch certainly has sparked a sales wildfire all over the world. After the early US surge, we're seeing the same in both Japan and Germany.--11/26/2007 12:07:57 AM--
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Study: Most Gamers "Technology Enthusiasts"
As crazy as it sounds, this Ziff Davis Media study has found that most gamers also enjoy other forms of the latest technology, including iPods, cell phones and movies. This means other tech-based industries should target gamers...--11/26/2007 12:02:20 AM--
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NiGHTS Remake Headed To PS2
Those of you who remember the original title on the Sega Saturn are gonna be happy: they've decided to bring an updated remake to the PS2 early next year. Sweet!--11/26/2007 12:00:03 AM--
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--11/25/2007 10:32:11 PM--

November 25th, 2007

Last Updated 3470 days, 4 hours, 6 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: TNA Impact!
SmackDown 2008 was slow and not particularly fun, but TNA looks to be quite the opposite, featuring fast paced action and realism. Read up on the details. --11/25/2007 10:32:11 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Legendary: The Box
An FPS game where you aren't taking down robots and an evil empire? Gryphons, golems, and mythical creatures, you say? Go on...--11/25/2007 10:32:11 PM--
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PSP Review: Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
It's a remake of one of the best games ever made, so it can't possibly be anything less than stellar. Square-Enix could've done more with it, but it's still downright fantastic.--11/25/2007 12:24:43 AM--
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Ben's Week In Review: November 25
Ubisoft says the new IP isn't dead (Assassin's Creed is their proof), EA and Valve are starting to annoy the ever-loving crap out of me, and Epic Games deserves every ounce of respect we can muster. UT3 PS3 made it this year!--11/25/2007 12:30:38 AM--
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--11/24/2007 7:34:19 PM--

November 24th, 2007

Last Updated 3471 days, 7 hours, 4 minutes ago

Sony 80GB PS3 MotorStorm Bundle + 5 Games Giveaway
Love that PS3 but don't yet own one? Want a chance to win a brand new PS3 plus six awesome games? Then you definitely want to check out this promotion; don't delay!--11/24/2007 7:34:19 PM--
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PSX Extreme Holiday Buyers Guide
Questions about the different PS3 models? Want to know how the three systems stack up? Interested in a giant list of must-have 2007 games and some accessory recommendations? Have no fear, our Holiday Buyers Guide is here!--11/24/2007 12:00:25 AM--
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Ubisoft Confirms Assassin's Creed Patch
That's right, the team has confirmed they are working on a specific game patch for Assassin's Creed that should fix those annoying freezing issues. It's coming "soon."--11/24/2007 10:50:15 AM--
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Konami: "We're Not Set Up For Multi-Platform Development"
If recent titles - Pro Evolution Soccer 2008, for instance - are any indication, this quote is probably true. We interpret it as meaning MGS4 stays a PS3 exclusive no matter what.--11/24/2007 10:34:53 AM--
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Rumor: Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Not On PS3? (UPDATED)
Wait, why would this be? Over at Ubisoft's official site, they're only listing the Xbox 360 and PC as targeted platforms for this sequel...we sure hope that's not true.--11/24/2007 10:21:46 AM--
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--11/23/2007 1:40:29 PM--

November 23rd, 2007

Last Updated 3472 days, 12 hours, 58 minutes ago

Warhawk Expansion Drops Next Month
Yep, Operation: Omega Dawn is scheduled to arrive in December, and not only does it include the biggest battlefield yet, it will also let us fly at night! Awesome!--11/23/2007 1:40:29 PM--
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Ubisoft: New IP "Can Live And Prosper"
Can an IP survive amidst the legion of sequels and license-based competition? Assassin's Creed proves it can; the industry is "crying out for new and compelling content."--11/23/2007 11:08:03 AM--
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Rock Band Rollin', MTV Hints At Next Project
Rock Band is MTV Network's first game, and both Harmonix and MTV are happy with the game's direction so far. Also, MTV said they have a "big announcement" for us.--11/23/2007 10:47:11 AM--
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Big TV Ad Campaign To Hit UK
Get ready, UK gamers, because you're about to see a LOT of ads for Sony's PS3, both online and on TV. They're promoting it as "more than a games console"...surprise!--11/23/2007 10:25:41 AM--
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Black Friday Game Sales: Complete List
Thanks to a very helpful blog, we've found a place where you can view all the video game sales from numerous major retailers. There's some seriously good stuff here!--11/23/2007 12:00:01 AM--
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--11/22/2007 11:11:49 PM--

November 22nd, 2007

Last Updated 3473 days, 3 hours, 27 minutes ago

PS3 Cheats Updated
We've added cheats for Assassin's Creed, Conan the Barbarian, Juiced 2, Call of Duty 4, Guitar Hero III, Ratchet and Clank Future, WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008, The Simpsons, Lego Stars Wars: Complete Sage, and NBA Live 08!--11/22/2007 11:11:49 PM--
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PSP Cheats Updated
Cheats for Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron, Manhunt 2, MX vs. ATV: On the Edge, Silent Hill Origins, SSX On Tour, and Transformers: The Game have been added. --11/22/2007 11:11:49 PM--
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Reports: The Orange Box PS3 Inferior
Early previews and info says the PS3 version of Valve's awesome FPS has all kinds of problems, and that could be because EA handled most of the development. ...oh crap.--11/22/2007 7:56:13 PM--
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PS3 Review: WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008
The most popular wrestling franchise has arrived on the PlayStation 3. But is it all peachy for the newest entry? Find out.--11/22/2007 6:05:54 PM--
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Trend Micro Gives PS3 Web Security
Want to block some of those filthy sites on your PS3? It's Trend Micro to the rescue, as this temporarily free service provides valuable security for Sony's game console.--11/22/2007 10:38:19 AM--
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Sony Denies PlayStation Phone
It didn't take long for Sony to step up and flatly deny the PlayStation Phone. Evidently, the is a misquote and that has led to a series of mistaken confirmations.--11/22/2007 10:20:13 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Dynasty Warriors 6
Yes, it's another Dynasty Warriors, but we believe Omega Force will produce a title worthy of this new generation. Can this long-running series get a healthy resurrection?--11/22/2007 12:30:05 AM--
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Fatal Inertia To Glide Onto PS3 This Spring (UPDATED)
It has been a long and bizarre journey for Koei's Fatal Inertia, but it finally seems official: the game will, at long last, arrive on the PS3 in Spring 2008.--11/22/2007 12:28:22 AM--
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Square-Enix Reveals Lord Of Vermilion
It's not what you might think, bit nevertheless, Lord of Vermilion is on the way. Oh, and if you're wondering, it has nothing to do with the old Sword of Vermillion titles.--11/22/2007 12:26:09 AM--
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--11/21/2007 6:55:50 PM--

November 21st, 2007

Last Updated 3474 days, 7 hours, 43 minutes ago

PS3 Review: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (G.O.T.Y Edition)
The Game of the Year Edition of Oblivion is out. If you've never played Oblivion, find out if you're better off with a used copy, or if there really is a tremendous deal with this package. --11/21/2007 6:55:50 PM--
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Amazon Weekend Sale Includes $20 Sixaxis
Those wireless Sixaxis controllers are kinda pricey, aren't they? Well, starting Friday, Amazon.com has one heck of a sweet sale on these: they'll only cost $20!--11/21/2007 3:22:03 PM--
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Unreal Tournament III Finished! Release Date Announced.
No more delays. No more 2008 speculation. None of it. Unreal Tournament III is finished, and Mark Rein confirms its release and the date. --11/21/2007 3:05:25 PM--
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Shivering Isles Hits PS Store On November 29
You can pick it up at retailers now, but it's also coming to the PlayStation Store on November 29. That's right, you now have two purchase options for Shivering Isles.--11/21/2007 2:47:44 PM--
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Japan: PlayStation 3 Outsells Wii Again, PSP Sells Strong
Sales of the PlayStation 3 seem to be showing great strength, as Famitsu is reporting another week of great sales for Sony.--11/21/2007 1:37:44 PM--
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Breaking News: 40GB PS3 Is The Future
First, we thought the 80GB PS3 would be the permanent replacement for the 60GB model, but Sony has revealed the 40GB "entry level" PS3 is the actual wave of the future. --11/21/2007 10:46:50 AM--
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Infinity Ward Put "Best Programmers" On PS3
Know why Call of Duty 4 kicked ass on all platforms, including the PS3? Because Infinity Ward assigned their best people to the PS3, and didn't port from the 360.--11/21/2007 10:28:39 AM--
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Uncharted Completely Bloodless In Japan
So of all the games out there, Japan chooses THIS one to be censored? Yes, it seems so; Japanese gamers may be disappointed to learn that Uncharted is devoid of blood.--11/21/2007 10:12:04 AM--
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Store Content On PSP: No PS3 Required
If you own a PSP but not a PS3 and wish to have access to PlayStation Store content, The PlayStation Network Downloader is here to save the day! You just need a PC. --11/21/2007 12:04:34 AM--
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Sony's Stringer: PS3 "Momentum" Same As It Was With PS2
Sir Howard Stringer seems perfectly happy with the current position and future direction of the PlayStation 3, and believes it's "on par" with the now legendary PS2. --11/21/2007 12:02:06 AM--
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Sony Confirms PlayStation Phone?
One source says this has been officially confirmed, and it certainly seems like a darn good idea. PlayStation and Ericsson, two very popular brand names, come together!--11/21/2007 12:00:21 AM--
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--11/20/2007 9:25:35 PM--

November 20th, 2007

Last Updated 3475 days, 5 hours, 13 minutes ago

Guitar Hero III: Ultimate Rock Legend Giveaway
If you're looking for a way to score two free wireless guitar controllers and a sweet new iPod, than take a few minutes to enter this giveaway. Good luck, GH fans!--11/20/2007 9:25:35 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Fallout 3
The much anticipated third title is officially on its way. Even though it's a year off, check out the first details. --11/20/2007 4:46:44 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Lost Planet: Extreme Condition
The once exclusive Xbox 360 game is now coming to the PlayStation 3 in just a few months. --11/20/2007 4:46:44 PM--
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PS2 Review: Moto GP 07
Namco, nor THQ, have the license anymore. And so Capcom has released their Moto GP effort. Should Moto GP have gone next-gen? Or can it still hustle on the PlayStation 2? Find out.--11/20/2007 4:46:44 PM--
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Ubisoft Financial Results, Haze Delayed
Ubisoft had a strong first half - sales were up 52% in the year-over-year comparison - but unfortunately, Haze has been delayed until Q4. Sorry, PS3 owners.--11/20/2007 12:29:03 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
With the holidays comes lots of new media: we've got the mini-teaser from the Ghostbusters game, the game intro from Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, three instrument trailers for Rock Band, a behind-the-scenes for Turok, and plenty more!--11/20/2007 10:49:23 AM--
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Quantic Dream Buys Latest Mo-Cap Tech
They're working on a mysterious PS3 exclusive, and while we still don't know what it is, we do know they've secured the best motion capture technology on the market.--11/20/2007 10:46:35 AM--
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US Senators Campaign Against Manhunt 2, ESRB
Four senators have sent a letter to the ESRB, questioning their analysis of Manhunt 2 and requesting they reassign the AO-Adults Only rating. One guess who's involved...--11/20/2007 10:33:02 AM--
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FFXIII To Use "Full Specifications" Of PS3, Definitely Exclusive
Square-Enix's Tetsuya Nomura had some interesting things to say in a Dengeki interview: FFXII - FFXIII will be as big an evolution as FF VI - FF VII, which sounds incredible.--11/20/2007 10:17:30 AM--
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PS3 Review: Cars: Mater-National
There are a ton of huge releases for this holiday season, and while this sequel probably doesn't qualify, it's still a good option for parents with kids who loved the movie.--11/20/2007 12:00:50 AM--
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Amazon: Vote For Huge Console Discount
Consumers can vote on whether they want to see a $79 Wii, $99 360 Arcade, or $139 40GB PS3. The top vote-getter gets the big discount, but only for 1,000 lucky buyers.--11/20/2007 12:00:14 AM--
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PlayStation Firmware 2.01 Available Now
We have no idea if this will bring a fix to Assassin's Creed, but we do know v2.01 delivers more "stability" for the PlayStation 3. Beyond that, it's a mystery...--11/20/2007 12:00:54 AM--
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--11/19/2007 6:18:21 PM--

November 19th, 2007

Last Updated 3476 days, 8 hours, 20 minutes ago

Yamauchi: 3 Years, 320,000 Man-Hours For Prologue
GT creator Kazunori Yamauchi just told Auto Week that it took 3 years and 320,000 man-hours to get Gran Turismo 5 to the point where they could release Prologue. Woah.--11/19/2007 6:18:21 PM--
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Square-Enix: White Engine Progress Slow (UPDATED)
Square-Enix's much-heralded White Engine is supposed to power Final Fantasy XIII, but the publisher says development is "moving at a sluggish pace." Maybe we won't see FFXIII until 2009...--11/19/2007 1:41:18 PM--
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Sega: PS3 Will Catch Up To 360, PS2 Sticks Through 2009
Sega's Noah Musler thinks the PS3 will catch the 360, even though Microsoft has "bridged the gap" this generation. The PS2 should also remain "viable" through 2009.--11/19/2007 10:34:06 AM--
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Sony Slashes PS3 Development Kit Cost In Half
The development kit for the PlayStation 3 isn't cheap, but not long after dropping the price on the hardware, Sony has now cut the price for the development kit...by half!--11/19/2007 10:20:10 AM--
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Lost Planet Release Estimate Revealed
This may only apply to Australia right now, but it seems we have an estimated release date for the PS3 version of Lost Planet: it should arrive some time in February.--11/19/2007 12:58:26 AM--
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$319 40GB PS3, $399 80GB PS3 At KMart!
The PS3 still too expensive for your tastes? KMart has a very short-lived - but awfully appealing - option: a 20% off coupon that applies to any item in the store, which knocks $100 off the price of the 80GB model and $80 off the 40GB model!--11/18/2007 11:00:18 PM--
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Wal-Mart To Offer 10 Free Blu-Ray Movies With 80GB PS3?
According to leaked information from an employee, Wal-Mart has an awesome deal for post-Thanksgiving shoppers: 10 free Blu-Ray movies with an 80GB PS3 purchase!--11/18/2007 11:00:24 PM--
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Possible Freezing Fixes For Assassin's Creed
If you're having a lot of the same issues many other Creed players are experiencing, here are a few tips that might help while we wait on the repairs from Ubisoft.--11/18/2007 11:00:05 PM--
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November 18th, 2007

Last Updated 3477 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
A supremely great game that PlayStation 3 owners are sure to love. It isn't perfect, but it's spectacular overall.--11/18/2007 9:54:08 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: November 18
I look back at the PS3's first year, Insomniac simply doesn't get enough recognition, Assassin's Creed isn't perfect but it's ridiculously fun, and I'm already backlogged on games...and it's not even Thanksgiving. 'sigh'--11/18/2007 12:00:15 AM--
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--11/17/2007 10:47:14 AM--

November 17th, 2007

Last Updated 3478 days, 15 hours, 51 minutes ago

Naughty Dog: Uncharted Could've Been An Epic FPS
We know Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is a third-person action/adventure game, but it appears one of the team's first ideas was to make something like Bioshock or Resistance.--11/17/2007 10:47:14 AM--
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PS3 Celebrates One-Year Anniversary
Aww, they grow up so fast! The PS3 is officially one year old and Sony has sold 5.6 million PS3s sold so far; their goal of 11 million by March remains intact.--11/17/2007 10:30:52 AM--
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Assassin's Creed Freezing Issues (UPDATED)
At first, we thought it was just us, but after looking around the Internet, we've discovered something unfortunate: Assassin's Creed is giving a LOT of people trouble.--11/17/2007 12:08:44 AM--
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November 16th, 2007

Last Updated 3479 days, 11 hours, 3 minutes ago

PS3 To Be Updated For Blu-Ray Profile 1.1
The next step in Blu-Ray evolution is almost here, as Sony plans to update the PS3 before the end of the year with Blu-Ray profile 1.1. "Blu-Wizard 2" is on the way!--11/16/2007 3:35:35 PM--
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SingStar Gets Dated For UK, Australia
Once again, the U.S. is left out in the cold, but these PAL regions get their release dates for SingStar PS3: Australia gets it on December 6 and the UK on December 7.--11/16/2007 11:20:27 AM--
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Rumor: Home Beta Launching November 29?
See that Home pic next to Pain in the PS3 advertisement? It has created quite the stir around the Internet, and we're hoping it means that beta trial might arrive for the end of the month. Whaddya say, Sony?--11/16/2007 11:07:23 AM--
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The Orange Box Confirmed For December 14 In Europe
Good thing all that's over with. At least we finally have a release date for this game in Europe, and it's good news- The Orange Box arrives in time for Christmas!--11/16/2007 10:46:22 AM--
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October 07 NPD: Hardware Sales
Even though PSP sales were decent, the PlayStation 3 performed poorly in October for the US, largely because of people waiting for the new 40GB PS3. --11/16/2007 12:51:59 AM--
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Media Create Japan Hardware Sales: Nov. 5th-11th
The PlayStation 3 has finally outsold the Nintendo Wii for the week, and by a wide margin too. --11/16/2007 1:05:55 AM--
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Sony: October Great For "PlayStation Brand"
In addition to the 192% boost in PS3 sales over the last two weeks, both the PSP and PS2 turned in solid numbers last month, and Sony is pretty darn happy about it. --11/16/2007 12:00:32 AM--
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This Week's PlayStation Store Update
It's too bad that rumored Haze demo isn't here, but at least we get a couple other game demos and a slew of videos. Here's hoping the Haze trial isn't too far off...--11/16/2007 12:00:27 AM--
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--11/15/2007 9:10:56 PM--

November 15th, 2007

Last Updated 3480 days, 5 hours, 28 minutes ago

PS2 Review: DragonBall Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3
It's the final installment in the series for the PS2, and it comes out during a week of giant next-gen titles. So can Budokai Tenkaichi 3 appeal to its loyal followers?--11/15/2007 9:10:56 PM--
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Game Informer: Ghostbusters To Return
The rumor was true! A new Ghostbusters game is in the works for multiple platforms, and all three original 'Busters are signing on to play their respective roles. We just don't know who the developer or publisher will be...--11/15/2007 1:39:31 PM--
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Rock Band Downloadable Content Detailed
How much will all those extra songs cost you? Well, you'll have the option of purchasing 3-track bundles for $5.49 or individual songs, most of which will cost $1.99.--11/15/2007 10:57:36 AM--
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Insomniac: Much Better PS3 Graphics To Come
Think games like Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction and Heavenly Sword are pretty? Well, you ain't seen nothin' yet, if Insomniac's guess is correct.--11/15/2007 10:35:26 AM--
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EA: The Orange Box PS3 Hits Europe In December
We're going back and forth, as not long after that nasty delay rumor, EA has said Europe will still get The Orange Box before Christmas. NOW who's telling the truth?--11/15/2007 10:23:49 AM--
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PS3 Review: Assassin's Creed
Well, it's finally here. It's one of the most hyped and anticipated titles of 2007, so can Ubisoft meet expectations? Is this the amazing experience we hoped for?--11/15/2007 12:00:11 AM--
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U.S. PlayStation 3 Sales More Than Double Since Price Cut
With the price cut of the 80GB model and the introduction of the cheaper 40GB version, U.S. sales of the PlayStation have more than doubled. Great news here!--11/15/2007 12:00:49 AM--
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Target Discounting Games For Black Friday
Target stores are going to be offering some of the biggest games of the holiday season at reduced price for Black Friday (and that Saturday). Check 'em out!--11/15/2007 12:00:47 AM--
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--11/14/2007 10:54:59 PM--

November 14th, 2007

Last Updated 3481 days, 3 hours, 44 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Call of Duty 4
We don't normally jump up and down for FPS games, but sweet-buttery-hotness does Call of Duty 4 rock. --11/14/2007 10:54:59 PM--
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3.5GB Of UT3 Can Be Installed On PS3 Hard Drive
You'd still need to use the disc to play, but if you do this optional install, load times will be a little faster. Hey, a smoother and more seamless experience is a bonus!--11/14/2007 6:28:47 PM--
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Confirmed: Dual Shock 3 Compatible With All PS2 Titles
Early reports said the DS3 was working with a few PS2 games, but Sony has now confirmed it should work with all PS2 games. Good news for all rumblin' fans!--11/14/2007 10:38:24 AM--
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Atari Confirms Alone In The Dark For PS2
Previously only announced for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, Atari has now decided to tap an even larger audience by bringing Alone in the Dark to the Wii and PS2.--11/14/2007 10:27:38 AM--
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European SingStar Pricing Revealed
Sony has provided us with the European price structure for SingStar and SingStore downloadable titles. You might be happily surprised...this isn't a Rock Band investment.--11/14/2007 10:14:47 AM--
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Assassin's Creed: Better Frame Rate On PS3
It seems there is a difference between the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Assassin's Creed: the lighting is better on the 360, but the frame rate is better on the PS3.--11/14/2007 12:00:49 AM--
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2K Games: No Bioshock For PS3
Yeah, yeah, we've heard this before. But every time it happens, you have to wonder: is this the last time 2K will have to shoot down this enduring rumor?--11/14/2007 12:00:03 AM--
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November 13th, 2007

Last Updated 3482 days, 14 hours, 13 minutes ago

Early Report: PS3 Sales Up 300% In Japan
One day after the new 40GB PS3 releases in Japan, early data points towards a whopping 300% sales surge; rising steeply from about 16,000 units/week to around 66,000.--11/13/2007 12:25:09 PM--
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PS3 Update 2.00 Causing Problems
System software update 2.00 has apparently caused some issues; most common of which are XMB slowdown and outright freezing. Well, just get rid of that Information Bar!--11/13/2007 10:40:59 AM--
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DivX Officially Announced For PlayStation 3
We've been hearing the rumors that this would eventually happen, but now it's official: DivX video technology will soon be implemented into the PS3; current system owners will be able to nab DivX via system software update soon.--11/13/2007 10:28:52 AM--
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GameStop: Uncharted Moved Up To 16th
The official release date says November 19, but if you ring up your local GameStop today, you'll find they have it listed for the 16th...that's this Thursday, folks.--11/13/2007 10:15:27 AM--
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PS3 Review: Conan
It's bloody, brutal, and in general, loaded down with vice. That's exactly what we're looking for from Conan, but does Nihilistic present a can't-miss action title?--11/13/2007 12:05:14 AM--
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Sony Preps Resistance 2 For Alpha Testing?
One "inside source" claims Sony is hiring a bunch of testers to start alpha testing in January for the Resistance sequel. How far along is this game, exactly...?--11/13/2007 12:03:28 AM--
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No Analog Control For European Lair (UPDATED)
Lair was delayed for Europe (it's coming out on November 16 now), and rumor had it that Factor 5 was adding analog control. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be the case.--11/13/2007 12:01:26 AM--
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Dual Shock 3 Working With PS2 Games
Well, with 3 of them, anyway, and the testing was done with a Japanese PS3. But as it stands, one source has tried three PS2 titles with the DS3, and the rumble works!--11/13/2007 12:00:05 AM--
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--11/12/2007 6:57:37 PM--

November 12th, 2007

Last Updated 3483 days, 7 hours, 41 minutes ago

PSP Preview: Sonic Rivals 2
Wow, ANOTHER big holiday game? In addition to MGS: Portable Ops+, the PSP is getting another notable sequel, which arrives the day after tomorrow. Sonic always endures!--11/12/2007 6:57:37 PM--
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Ubisoft Solidifies Haze Release Date For UK
Well, at least we know the UK will definitely get Haze before Christmas. Ubisoft has announced a December 14 release date for the UK, but no word on the US yet...--11/12/2007 3:43:27 PM--
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NPD Brings Back The Sales Numbers!
After an outcry that lasted for days and days, NPD have changed their mind and reconsidered. All rejoice!--11/12/2007 3:18:39 PM--
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Pachter: October Software Sales Up 50%
Analyst Michael Pachter expects software sales to be up almost 50% in October (in year-over-year comparison), with the majority of sales coming from new platforms and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock leading the charge.--11/12/2007 11:10:48 AM--
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EA Brings Online Team Play To FIFA 08 PS3
FIFA 08 is all kinds of multiplayer-enabled, but EA has just added yet another option: Online Team Play, which lets you team up with four other players in on match!--11/12/2007 10:26:54 AM--
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Konami Polls Japanese Gamers About PS3
Konami seems to be interested in whether or not Japanese gamers would be willing to buy a PS3 (if they don't already own one, of course), and that's intriguing...--11/12/2007 10:11:04 AM--
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Epic: UT3 PS3 For Europe Not Until 2008?
While Epic's Mark Rein seems confident the PS3 version of Unreal Tournament 3 will make it this year for North American gamers, he's not too sure about Europe. --11/12/2007 11:00:54 PM--
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Infinity Ward Addresses CoD4 Online Issues
If you're having trouble jumping online with the PS3 version of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Infinity Ward has an update for you. They're working on it, basically.--11/12/2007 11:00:17 PM--
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--11/11/2007 12:14:45 AM--

November 11th, 2007

Last Updated 3485 days, 2 hours, 24 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: November 11
The God of War III team appears to be short-staffed but David Jaffe has confidence, Take-Two may have learned their lesson (they won't give us another GTAIV date until they're "confident"), and I get ready for some massive gaming.--11/11/2007 12:14:45 AM--
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--11/10/2007 10:29:37 AM--

November 10th, 2007

Last Updated 3485 days, 16 hours, 9 minutes ago

The Orange Box PS3 Delayed In Europe
Well...maybe it's only for Europe. The Orange Box just can't seem to release for the PS3, and this time, the delay has pushed this sweet FPS out of 2007 and into 2008.--11/10/2007 10:29:37 AM--
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Jaffe: GoWIII Will Be Best In Series
David Jaffe and Cory Barlog have left Sony to pursue other endeavors, but that doesn't mean God of War III will suffer. In fact, Jaffe believes it will be the "best game in the series." Barlog is also moving on to "some sweet ass stuff."--11/10/2007 10:19:45 AM--
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Rein: UT3 PS3 Graphics Better Than Gears
Gears of War was an awesome-looking title, but Epic's Mark Rein says their latest project, Unreal Tournament 3 on the PS3, looks even better. There's just "more stuff!"--11/10/2007 12:02:50 AM--
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EGM Rumors: Bioshock PS3, More MGS On PSP, A "Real" Sonic
Yep, the Quartermann EGM rumors are back: Bioshock may arrive on the PS3 early next year, an all-new MGS is coming to the PSP, and Sega is working on a "real" Sonic title.--11/10/2007 12:00:07 AM--
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November 9th, 2007

Last Updated 3486 days, 12 hours, 57 minutes ago

SCEA Provides New Pain Trailer, Update
Pain looks to be the ultimate tension-easer, and if you don't believe it, check out the latest details plus a brand new trailer. This game is going to be downright NUTS.--11/9/2007 1:41:54 PM--
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Mark Wahlberg To Star As Max Payne
Yeah, we know what you're thinking- oh great, another crappy movie based on a game. But wait, this is Max Payne! Think of all the potential...they couldn't possibly screw THIS one up, not with great talent on board.--11/9/2007 12:11:16 PM--
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GameStop: Oblivion PSP Canceled
We've been wondering if this game was alive ever since it failed to ship this past spring, and now it seems the project has been canceled. GameStop no longer lists it.--11/9/2007 10:36:55 AM--
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Analyst: Call Of Duty 4 To Match Halo 3 Sales
Before you start laughing, bear in mind two things: 1. he's only talking about 2007 sales, and 2. CoD4 is a multiplatform title, so that does expand its sales potential.--11/9/2007 10:20:49 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We've got a half-dozen more videos for you, half of which are of games coming out next week- Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, Need for Speed ProStreet, Time Crisis 4, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, College Hoops 2K8, and Cars Mater-National.--11/9/2007 12:05:41 AM--
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PSP Videos Updated
And here are 6 more PSP videos- Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles, Medal of Honor Heroes 2, SOCOM: Tactical Strike, Sonic Rivals 2, Ben 10: Protector of Earth, and Star Ocean: The First Departure.--11/9/2007 12:04:07 AM--
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UT3 PS3 Sticks On Sony's 2007 Lineup
Here's some concrete evidence that the PS3 version of Unreal Tournament 3 might still make it this year; Epic's Mark Rein also gives us an encouraging update.--11/9/2007 12:02:13 AM--
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SCEA Replies To Uncharted Demo Anger (UPDATED)
European gamers realized yesterday the highly anticipated demo of Uncharted: Drake's Fortune was only available in North America, and SCEA has responded to the outcry.--11/9/2007 12:00:08 AM--
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Xbox 360 Represents Half Of EA's Three-Month Revenue
...and the PS3 is dead last. Gee, maybe if EA could figure out Sony's next-gen system and stop giving us poor multiplatform PS3 versions, this wouldn't be the case.--11/9/2007 12:00:05 AM--
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--11/8/2007 1:31:54 PM--

November 8th, 2007

Last Updated 3487 days, 13 hours, 7 minutes ago

Sony On 40GB PS3 Defective Claim: "Totally Inaccurate"
Sony has fired back at a Dutch gaming site that reported the 40GB PS3 was suffering from a 40% defective rate. Sony has called this "baseless" and "sloppy journalism."--11/8/2007 1:31:54 PM--
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MGS4 Delay Not So Bad For Konami
Sure, we gamers don't like it, but Konami has their reasons. One of them is the "we want to get it right" explanation, but the other is all about the business angle...--11/8/2007 10:31:58 AM--
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Lair Pushed Back Two Weeks In Europe
No, it didn't turn out to be the mega-blockbuster, high-quality title it could've been, but it's still an interesting game. Unfortunately, it has been delayed in Europe.--11/8/2007 10:17:39 AM--
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This Week's PlayStation Store Update
There are only two things you really need to know about- the Uncharted: Drake's Fortune demo and update patch 3.0 and Devil's Weekend extra content for MotorStorm.--11/8/2007 10:06:29 AM--
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PSP Preview: Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops+
Next week is gonna be huge, and we can't forget about the PSP. One of the biggest titles so far hits on November 13, so let's take a look at this highly anticipated sequel.--11/8/2007 12:05:19 AM--
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MotorStorm 3.0 Patch, Devil's Weekend Content Today
Haven't had your fill of bonus MotorStorm content? Then make sure you check the PlayStation Store today; they've got yet another patch and more downloadable content!--11/8/2007 12:03:12 AM--
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Infinity Ward: Developing On PS3 Was Easy
The makers of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare have gone against all the complaints about complex coding on the PS3; they say their development experience was "easy."--11/8/2007 12:01:09 AM--
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--11/7/2007 1:36:39 PM--

November 7th, 2007

Last Updated 3488 days, 13 hours, 2 minutes ago

Take-Two Won't Commit To GTAIV Date
They won't because they want to be "utterly convinced" before they give us an exact release date. Furthermore, missing the holiday season isn't the end of the world.--11/7/2007 1:36:39 PM--
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Guitar Hero I and II Dual-Pack Released
Want more Guitar Hero? If you haven't played the first two, now you can buy both as one packaged set. --11/7/2007 3:16:14 PM--
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SCEE Reveals PS3 Firmware 2.00
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has officially announced firmware update 2.00 for the PlayStation 3. This sucker is big, and it's all about a "personalized PS3."--11/7/2007 10:52:49 AM--
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IO Interactive: PS3 Development Tough, But "Fun"
The developers of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men say developing on the PS3 requires "special effort" but it's also fun, and the PS3 version of this game will not suffer.--11/7/2007 10:39:55 AM--
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SCEA Officially Confirms God Of War III PS3
We all figured it would happen, but it's nice to get the official confirmation: SCEA's Santa Monica studios are currently hard at work on God of War III for the PS3. Let's hope it arrives next year.--11/7/2007 12:08:05 AM--
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Activision Presents National Guitar Hero III Tournament
Activision, Pontiac and Hot Topic are teaming up to provide Guitar Hero fanatics with a huge chance: enter this nation-wide tournament and win a 2008 Pontiac G5!--11/7/2007 12:05:46 AM--
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Epic Offers UT3 PS3 Sneak Peak In UK
How close is the PS3 version of Unreal Tournament 3? Epic Games and ThreeSpeech is letting five lucky gamers get a 30-minute sneak peak at the PS3 version this week!--11/7/2007 12:03:57 AM--
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--11/6/2007 6:57:14 PM--

November 6th, 2007

Last Updated 3489 days, 7 hours, 41 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
It's back for a third go around, and it's got one of the best soundtracks a game's ever seen. --11/6/2007 6:57:14 PM--
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Sony Ships Socom: Tactical Strike for PSP
The seventh Socom game arrives on Sony's portable one. But this one's different than the others. --11/6/2007 1:50:07 PM--
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Konami Releases Silent Hill: Origins
Silent Hill's first proper handheld game arrives exclusively for the PSP. And with a nice price-tag too. --11/6/2007 1:50:07 PM--
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College Hoops 2K8 Boasts 90 Classic Teams
As if there weren't enough teams in college basketball already, 2K Sports is taking the next step and including 90 classic teams in this year's entry. Yes, NINETY.--11/6/2007 1:43:18 PM--
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NPD Says 'No Sale Numbers For You!'
It all comes to an end like this, kids. NPD says is cutting us off from their deliciously sweet nectar. --11/6/2007 1:19:36 PM--
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Red PSP Bundles For Japan And Europe
Want a red PSP? Well, if you live in Europe, you can pick up the Spider-Man 3 Pack, or if you're in Japan, you can get one of two available Deep Red PSP bundles! Still no love for the US, though.--11/6/2007 10:31:56 AM--
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Sony Introduces Redesigned PS2
The internal architecture has been "completely overhauled," which makes this new system lighter. There's also a built-in AC adapter and it comes in three colors: Satin Silver, Ceramic White, and Charcoal Black.--11/6/2007 10:15:30 AM--
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Call Of Duty 4 Excels On Both PS3 And 360
Worried that CoD4 might end up being another Madden 08? Have no fear, because according to early results, both the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are nearly identical.--11/6/2007 10:00:07 AM--
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PS2 Review: Warriors Orochi
Well, Koei and Omega Force are at it again. We may never get rid of these Dynasty Warriors off-shoots, and there was a time when we were okay with that. Now we're not.--11/6/2007 12:00:33 AM--
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Naughty Dog To Start On Jak And Daxter PS3?
They're done with Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, and it's abundantly clear the team really wants to do another Jak and Daxter for the PS3. Well, we're sure it'd be fantastic, so what's stoppin' ya?--11/6/2007 12:00:37 AM--
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Rock Band Spins A Gold Record
Harmonix and MTV Games' Rock Band has officially gone gold! Scheduled to arrive on November 20, this one is going to challenge Activision's Guitar Hero III head on.--11/6/2007 12:00:23 AM--
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More PlayStation 3 Bundles For Europe
You already know about the "Spider-Man 3" 40GB PS3 bundle, but it appears Europe will be getting a couple more bundles, and each will have one huge holiday game!--11/6/2007 12:00:05 AM--
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--11/5/2007 1:43:07 PM--

November 5th, 2007

Last Updated 3490 days, 12 hours, 55 minutes ago

Rumor: GT5 Prologue Hitting U.S. In February?
We've all been anxiously awaiting any news regarding a possible Gran Turismo 5: Prologue release, and here's a bit of evidence: it could arrive early next year.--11/5/2007 1:43:07 PM--
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Games Releasing For Week Of 11/5 - 11/9
A ton of games drop this month, including the highly anticipated Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare for multiple platforms, Silent Hill: Origins for the PSP, and the long-awaited port of Gears of War for the PC!--11/5/2007 11:00:05 AM--
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SCE UK Dropping 1 Million On Uncharted Promotion
If you live in Europe, prepare to get assaulted with Uncharted: Drake's Fortune ads, because Sony is preparing a major marketing blitz. This game will be everywhere!--11/5/2007 10:12:55 AM--
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Capcom Details DMC4 Collectors Edition
Capcom has officially announced the publishing details for Devil May Cry 4, and not only do we have a solidified release date, we get the hot Collectors Edition info!--11/5/2007 10:29:36 AM--
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Early Combat, Visual Details For The Last Remnant
They're having issues with Final Fantasy XIII, but have no fear: development on The Last Remnant is ahead of schedule, and here's some wonderfully intriguing information.--11/5/2007 12:04:49 AM--
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Square-Enix Confirms Final Fantasy PSP Remakes For Europe
Yeah, it took long enough, but Square-Enix has finally confirmed that Europe will get both the Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy II remakes. There are no exact dates, but both should arrive in "early 2008."--11/5/2007 12:02:46 AM--
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Target Stores Refuse To Stock Manhunt 2
If you want to pick up this controversial title, you'd best avoid Target. It seems stores have been ordered to take Manhunt 2 off the shelves, and refuse future shipments.--11/5/2007 12:00:11 AM--
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November 4th, 2007

Last Updated 3492 days, 2 hours, 35 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: November 4
PlayBoy's video game girls, games are just getting better while movies are just getting more "meh," I've fallen to a lower - but much more appropriate - rank in Warhawk, and I've got a TON of games awaiting me in 2007.--11/4/2007 12:03:30 AM--
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PS2 Review: Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal
Believe it or not, this is a recent PS2 release. Of course, they could've fooled us (looks like a 2001 title); the Tunes are just so much better in good old-fashioned cartoon form.--11/4/2007 12:00:02 AM--
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November 3rd, 2007

Last Updated 3492 days, 16 hours, 34 minutes ago

Famitsu Grants Assassin's Creed 37/40
Maybe it's not the kind of game most Japanese gamers would swoon over, but the region's biggest industry magazine has awarded Creed two perfect 10s, a 9 and an 8.--11/3/2007 10:04:54 AM--
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Over-Eager Warhawk Players Get Patch Glitch (UPDATED)
If you're in Europe, purchased Warhawk from the PSN, and tried to download v1.1 during the maintenance window, you had problems. Serves ya right for jumping the gun.--11/3/2007 12:04:21 AM--
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SCEA Adds Strahan To PSP Campaign
That "Dude, get your own" slogan is going to get a star-powered boost, thanks to New York Giants Pro Bowl-er, Michael Strahan. He likes that slim PSP, too, you know.--11/3/2007 12:02:31 AM--
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CompUSA Sells Out Of 40GB PS3 Bundle
If you want to pick up that 40GB PS3 bundle (it comes with the "Spider-Man 3" Blu-Ray movie), you had best try a retailer other than CompUSA. They're all sold out!--11/3/2007 12:00:01 AM--
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November 2nd, 2007

Last Updated 3493 days, 12 hours, 50 minutes ago

PlayBoy Presents Game Girls "Playing Rough"
It's PlayBoy's 4th annual tribute to video game hotties, and this year's layout is called "Playing Rough." We're looking at some smokin' virtual chicks in 2007!--11/2/2007 1:48:53 PM--
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PS3 Sees "Dramatic Turnaround" In UK/Europe
The PS3 started off slow, but thanks to the price cuts and more software, it's selling better everywhere. However, the upswing is even more drastic in European regions...--11/2/2007 10:33:05 AM--
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Game Republic Announces Dark Mist For PSN
The makers of Folklore pulled a fast one on us: they've been working on this PSN title for some time, and it's already going to hit next week! All kinds of sneaky.--11/2/2007 10:14:40 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We've got a dozen new videos with plenty of big titles: TimeShift (a 3-part video "lesson"), The Simpsons Game, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Alone in the Dark 5, Condemned 2: Bloodshot, Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, NCAA March Madness 08 and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.--11/2/2007 12:15:15 AM--
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PSP/PS3 Preview: Echochrome
Expected to release on the PSN and available for play on either the PS3 or PSP, Echochrome uses words like "subjective" and "perspective." This puzzler is super unique..."there is no spoon."--11/2/2007 12:08:58 AM--
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Warhawk v1.1 Patch Drops Today
After accidentally releasing early, v1.1 is done and ready to go: the team will implement this huge update today during maintenance between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. Great news!--11/2/2007 12:03:23 AM--
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Midway Works Through PS3 Issues, Smoother Sailing Ahead
According to Midway's CEO, the technical issues they faced with the likes of Stranglehold are behind them, and future projects should progress at a faster rate.--11/2/2007 12:00:22 AM--
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This Week's PlayStation Store Update
We get two great demos (TimeShift and Need for Speed ProStreet), one of the most entertaining PS1 titles ever (Twisted Metal 2), and a horde of new game videos!--11/2/2007 12:00:59 AM--
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November 1st, 2007

Last Updated 3494 days, 15 hours, 52 minutes ago

Famitsu: Devil May Cry 4 Dated For Japan
We've never had an exact release date for DMC4, but Capcom has finally provided us with a Japanese release date: January 31. Let's hope it's the same for other regions.--11/1/2007 10:46:30 AM--
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PS3 Firmware 2.00 "Within Two Weeks"
It was first rumored to release on October 30, but that didn't happen. However, mystery update 2.00 is apparently still a reality; ThreeSpeech says it'll be here "within two weeks."--11/1/2007 10:32:40 AM--
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Game Industry Soars, Tops Hollywood Box Office
Video games are bigger than ever - as if you didn't already know - and the NPD is expecting a record-breaking year for 2007. Game sales have already eclipsed box office ticket sales, even though Hollywood is also expecting to break records.--11/1/2007 10:16:15 AM--
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Pachter Predicts PS2, PS3 Price Cuts For 2008
Here's Wedbush Morgan Securities' Michael Pachter latest prediction- both the PS2 and PS3 will drop in price early next year.--11/1/2007 12:00:46 AM--
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Uncharted Demo Confirmed For November 8
Naughty Dog has confirmed an official release date for this playable demo, and we've also learned the final product will ship in the U.S. a day early. Nice!--11/1/2007 12:00:30 AM--
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Midway: Develop First On PS3 To Avoid Issues
Midway experienced PS3 dev problems - Stranglehold, for example - but one executive believes there's a way to avoid these issues: start making the game on the PS3 first.--11/1/2007 12:00:53 AM--
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