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--12/31/2007 12:39:17 PM--

December 31st, 2007

Last Updated 3494 days, 4 hours, 16 minutes ago

PSX Extreme's Year In Review 2007
We turn back time to look at a year filled with some really crazy announcements. Some announcements that set fires underneath hundreds of thousands, and one that affected millions. And in a list of no particular order, we recall the five most jaw dropping and important news breaks of 2007. See which five made it. --12/31/2007 12:39:17 PM--
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PS3 Screenshots Updated
Come and see: Yakuza 3, echochrome, Brothers in Arms, Battlefield, Ghostbusters, Bionic Commando, Blood Bowl, Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit, and more!--12/31/2007 11:11:19 PM--
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PS3 Review: MX vs. ATV: Untamed
If you don't mind spending $60 on one of the ugliest, most average playing PlayStation 3 games out there, then have I got something for you. --12/31/2007 4:41:02 PM--
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Latest Game Updates: What Are They?
Heavenly Sword, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Time Crisis 4 have all required mysterious 18MB updates in the past week...but what do they do, and are they harmful?--12/31/2007 9:58:10 AM--
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Jade Empire Sequel In Development
We've been waiting to hear news of a sequel for a while, and now that it's here, shouldn't we expect it for the PS3 as well as the 360? If you recall, EA has decided to purchase BioWare, and you know what that means...--12/31/2007 10:18:55 AM--
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Game Development Costs Causing Developers To Panic
When the average PS3 game costs around $15 million to produce, some of the smaller development studios are feeling the crunch. What does this mean for the future?--12/31/2007 11:16:20 PM--
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Sega Unveils Phantasy Star Complete Collection For Japan
Those lucky Japanese RPG fans are going to get one hell of a great compilation for the PS2: it's the first four Phantasy Stars plus several all-new additions! No word on whether the US will see it, either...big surprise.--12/31/2007 10:56:28 PM--
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--12/30/2007 10:44:06 PM--

December 30th, 2007

Last Updated 3494 days, 18 hours, 11 minutes ago

PS3 Review: PAIN
It's not super deep, it doesn't feature endless replay. But, dammit, this is one good way to spend $10. --12/30/2007 10:44:06 PM--
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PS3 Screenshots Updated
Lots of good stuff here, 16 galleries updated, including: Grand Theft Auto IV, GRiD, Devil May Cry 4, FIFA Street 3, Killzone 2, The Club, EndWar, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Edge of Twilight, Turok, Conflict: Denied Ops, Dead Space, Pain, Rat Race, NCAA March Madness 2008, and MX vs ATV. --12/30/2007 10:39:43 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: December 30
GameFly has come a long way (and they've got excellent used-game prices), Devil May Cry 4 should be best experienced on the PlayStation 3, and my unbelievable Christmas gift lets me appreciate my games in a whole new way.--12/30/2007 2:04:08 AM--
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--12/29/2007 4:49:55 PM--

December 29th, 2007

Last Updated 3496 days, 6 minutes ago

PS2 Review: Need for Speed: ProStreet
The newest Need for Speed isn't a bad game on the PlayStation 2, but it is dated, and features a number of differences between the PS3 version. Find out what they are and why you're better off saving your money. --12/29/2007 4:49:55 PM--
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Sega Pushes Condemned 2 Into March
It's not a terribly long delay - only about a month - but it means we have to wait that much longer for this spooky sequel. Oh well, there are other games out there.--12/29/2007 10:43:49 AM--
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Download UT3 Mods Directly To PS3: Tutorial
Perhaps you really want to try out some mods for Unreal Tournament 3, but don't have the first clue how to go about doing it. Well, this tutorial should help.--12/29/2007 10:31:54 AM--
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--12/28/2007 11:09:55 PM--

December 28th, 2007

Last Updated 3496 days, 17 hours, 46 minutes ago

PS3 Screenshots Updated
We've updated 10 new PlayStation 3 galleries for: Dark Sector, Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, Burnout Paradise, Soulcalibur IV, Top Spin 3, Tiberium, and more. --12/28/2007 11:09:55 PM--
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PS3 Preview: NFL Tour
EA is bringing us another arcade football game, but it doesn't seem like it'll be replacing the Street series. See what's to expect. --12/28/2007 11:09:55 PM--
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GameFly Year-End Sale On Used Games
For only the next few days, you can get up to 50% off all pre-played games, the shipping will be free, and they even come with manuals and cases! Good deal here.--12/28/2007 11:00:46 AM--
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Sega Launches Official Golden Axe Site
Golden Axe: Beast Rider should be one heck of an action title, and Sega has now launched the official site. It tells us to expect the game in the summer of 2008.--12/28/2007 10:44:33 AM--
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Nasdaq Threatens To "Delist" Atari
This isn't 1980. Sadly, Atari is just another struggling publisher, and because they've failed to meet listing requirements, Nasdaq has threatened to remove them from the stock exchange.--12/28/2007 10:21:09 AM--
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PS3 Review: Blazing Angels: Secret Missions Of WWII
The sequel has arrived, but can Ubisoft improve on the original? Is this a bigger and badder version of Squadrons of WWII? Er...no, it's kinda more of the same.--12/28/2007 11:37:59 PM--
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PS3 Review: NCAA March Madness 2008
Is this NCAA hoops game much like the recent NBA Live 08, or a dated experience that needed more work? --12/27/2007 11:46:31 PM--
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Haze European Release Date In January?
For whatever reason, Ubisoft is all over the place when it comes to nailing down a Haze release date. The latest estimate from their European site puts it at January!--12/28/2007 11:26:59 PM--
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No MGS4 Demo, But Limited Edition Possible
Associate producer Ryan Payton has warned us not to expect a playable demo of Metal Gear Solid 4, but there is the distinct possibility of a Limited Edition. Sweet!--12/28/2007 11:33:28 PM--
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PS3 Preview: GRiD
Codemasters' TOCA series evolves into GRiD, an all new racing game with stunning visuals, solid physics, and gameplay spanning the world. --12/27/2007 11:23:12 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Hellboy: The Science of Evil
In this original story by Mignola, Ron Pearlman reprises his role as Hellboy in this action game. --12/27/2007 11:23:12 PM--
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--12/27/2007 12:06:12 AM--

December 27th, 2007

Last Updated 3498 days, 16 hours, 49 minutes ago

PSX Extreme: Game Of The Year Awards 2007
It has been quite a year, hasn't it? We have thought and evaluated, and at the end of the day, we now have the victors for all to see. Here are the best of the best, from Achievement to Genre to Platform to the overall Game of the Year!--12/27/2007 12:06:12 AM--
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DMC4 On PS3: The Better All-Around Experience?
Yes, we all know it's going to be on the Xbox 360, too. But it seems the PS3 version looks and plays better, and it's also going to get some exclusive features!--12/27/2007 12:26:15 PM--
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Gaming Generation Helped 300 Succeed
The style and look of 300 is vintage Frank Miller, but on the other hand, it's also very reminiscent of something else we're familiar with: that's right, video games. SOE believes the movie owes its success to the gaming generation.--12/27/2007 10:41:46 AM--
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Star Ocean: The First Departure Hits Japan
This remake of a Super Famicom RPG releases for the PSP in Japan today, and it comes complete with restructured graphics, plus additional characters and scenarios.--12/27/2007 10:25:31 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
LucasArts' newest Star Wars game will tie in directly to the saga, as it takes place in between the gap of Episode III and Episode IV.--12/26/2007 11:53:14 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Heist
Codemasters' brings us one of the first true 'cops and robbers' games, where you get to rob banks, stores, and more. --12/26/2007 11:46:34 PM--
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Space-Themed Music Visualizer Embedded In PS3 Firmware 2.10
By now, you're probably well aware of the DivX video codec included in the latest PlayStation 3 firmware update, but did you know about this very pretty visualizer?--12/27/2007 12:00:19 AM--
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Midway Plans To Regroup, Refocus In 2008
Midway has been struggling for 8 years now, so they're going to try "fewer but better" titles next year, along with a newfound focus on movie-based and casual titles.--12/26/2007 11:52:14 PM--
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--12/26/2007 5:37:19 PM--

December 26th, 2007

Last Updated 3498 days, 23 hours, 18 minutes ago

PSP Preview: Phantasy Star Portable
It was just recently unveiled at the Jump Festa event in Tokyo, so we've got the first details and screenshots for you. It's a massive multiplayer world for the PSP!--12/26/2007 5:37:19 PM--
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Wipeout HD: New Details, Images
If you're not enthusiastic about this game yet, try this on for size- 1080p high-definition resolution, 60 frames per second, great licensed music...is that enough?--12/26/2007 5:28:45 PM--
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PSP Videos Updated
Check out a dozen of the latest and greatest: Patapon, Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice, Star Ocean: The First Departure, Bomberman Land, Napolean Dynamite: The Game, N+, Boulder Dash Rocks!, Medal of Honor Heroes 2, Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed, Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops+, and oh yeah, the first US teaser for Crisis Core!--12/26/2007 2:34:54 PM--
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Final Fantasy 20th Anniversary History Book Hits Japan
It's not exactly the gigantic climax some were expecting for the end of the 20th anniversary celebration of Final Fantasy, but it's still a very sweet collectible.--12/26/2007 1:53:12 PM--
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Bandai Namco Releases First Tales Of Vesperia Trailer
We still know very little about this freshly announced RPG, but a new video gives us some hints as to possible platforms (PS3 or Xbox 360). Check out the debut trailer!--12/26/2007 10:44:07 AM--
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Report: PSN Cards Popping Up In Stores
Initially confirmed for early 2008, the PlayStation Store Card has already been spotted on a retail shelf in the US. It's the $20 one, and while we're still not sure if other increments will be available, it's good to see 'em arriving.--12/26/2007 10:23:58 AM--
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Harmonix Reveals Five Latest For Rock Band
If you've been playing Rock Band to death and need more songs to conquer, log on to the Marketplace this week or the Store next week to nab five brand new songs.--12/26/2007 12:00:58 AM--
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Lost Planet Star Part Of G.I. Joe Cast
The main character in Lost Planet is based on Korean actor Byun-hung Lee, and Capcom has revealed that he will now play Storm Shadow in the upcoming G.I. Joe movie!--12/26/2007 12:00:14 AM--
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--12/25/2007 7:32:39 PM--

December 25th, 2007

Last Updated 3499 days, 21 hours, 23 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Burnout Paradise (Hands-on)
Take a look at what we have to say about Burnout Paradise after getting some hands-on time with it.--12/25/2007 7:32:39 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Fracture
LucasArts and Day 1 Studioes are putting together what appears to be a fine third-person shooter set in the not-so-distant future. Check it out.--12/25/2007 7:32:39 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Turning Point: Fall of Liberty
Turning Point takes the "what if?" concept and uses it in a videogame in historical context. This one sounds very promising.--12/25/2007 7:32:39 PM--
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Happy Holidays From PSXE!
Just a little holiday thank you from all of us at PSXE as we finish up 2007 and head into another great year. We look forward to serving our readers and providing the best possible game coverage on the 'Net; 2008 is gonna be big!--12/25/2007 12:30:44 AM--
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--12/24/2007 6:40:03 PM--

December 24th, 2007

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Resistance 2 is Registered and Official!
Viva la resistance! It's been discovered that Sony has trademarked the sequel, which means a full announcement is imminent. --12/24/2007 6:40:03 PM--
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PS3 Walkthroughs Updated
We've got the guides for games you've got sitting under that tree! Call of Duty 4, Assassin's Creed, Folklore, Ratchet and Clank Future, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, SKATE, TimeShift, and Heavenly Sword!--12/24/2007 5:12:20 PM--
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PSP Walkthroughs Updated
If you're struggling with Final Fantasy Tactics, we've got a detailed guide for you, in addition to Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles. Enjoy.--12/24/2007 5:12:20 PM--
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PS3 Cheats Updated
Cheats for Uncharted, The Orange Box, Assassin's Creed, Unreal Tournament III, Rock Band, Need for Speed: Pro Street, Time Crisis 4, Stranglehold, and Medal of Honor: Airborne. --12/24/2007 11:53:47 AM--
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PSP Cheats Updated
Check out cheats for Silent Hill Origins, Manhunt, Tomb Raider: Anniversary, MGS: Portable Ops Plus, Medal of Honor Heroes 2, and Star Wars Battlefront Renegade Squadron. --12/24/2007 11:53:47 AM--
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PS2 Cheats Updated
We've added cheats for Rock Band, Need for Speed Pro Street, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Enjoy them.--12/24/2007 11:53:47 AM--
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Valve Releases The Orange Box Soundtrack
If you want to snag a last-second holiday gift, you should check out Valve's online store: they just released the official soundtrack for The Orange Box for only $9.95.--12/24/2007 10:49:43 AM--
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Criterion Comments On Paradise Feedback
Most of the impressions of the playable demo for Burnout Paradise were overwhelmingly positive, but the developer wanted to clarify a few of the negative points.--12/24/2007 10:37:54 AM--
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Ubisoft: Haze Scheduled For August 2008
You can pre-order Haze right now at Ubisoft's online store, but you might notice the estimated release is a lot further back than we thought- it's August 2008.--12/24/2007 10:17:02 AM--
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Rumor: Tidus Joins Final Fantasy Dissidia Cast
It seems the main character from Final Fantasy X is poised for the limelight once again, as he supposedly pops up in a recent - and private - Final Fantasy Dissidia video.--12/24/2007 12:00:08 AM--
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PlayTV Officially Dated And Priced?
We got an estimate on both thanks to an earlier edition of the Official PlayStation Magazine, but now, it seems Play.com has inside info on a concrete date and price.--12/24/2007 12:00:01 AM--
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--12/23/2007 12:27:56 AM--

December 23rd, 2007

Last Updated 3502 days, 16 hours, 28 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 23
I wonder just how big - and how dynamic - Paradise City will really be, God of War III can be pre-ordered now but it's still too far away, and I'm not all that enthusiastic about a potentially non-existent Duke Nukem coming to consoles.--12/23/2007 12:27:56 AM--
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Japanese Videogame Sales - 12/10-12/16
People seem to enjoy buying games with Mario where he isn't putting on his best damn show. And it's a shame. Oh, and, Gran Turismo 5 Prologue did pretty well. --12/23/2007 12:22:38 AM--
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Japanese Game Console Sales - 12/10-12/16
Christmas time in Japan is approaching, and hardware sales have gone up. Some pretty crazy stuff here. --12/23/2007 12:22:38 AM--
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--12/22/2007 10:30:38 AM--

December 22nd, 2007

Last Updated 3503 days, 6 hours, 25 minutes ago

EGM: LittleBigPlanet Pushed Into Fall 2008
Well, damn. It seems the latest issue of EGM is now providing a "Fall 2008" release estimate for the Little game that could, and that's a "little" disappointing.--12/22/2007 10:30:38 AM--
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PC PlayStation Store Updated
You know the PC version of the PlayStation Store - yes, accessed via your PC - has different stuff than the Store you find on the PS3, right? Well, here's the latest list of updates; it includes Warhawk and US Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo.--12/22/2007 10:46:41 AM--
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Users Request Third-Person For UT3 PS3
Yes, really. Not everybody prefers the first-person viewpoint, you know, and many users are starting to request a PC mod that allows for a third-person look in Unreal Tournament 3.--12/22/2007 10:20:19 AM--
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--12/21/2007 1:33:53 PM--

December 21st, 2007

Last Updated 3504 days, 3 hours, 22 minutes ago

Exclusive Killzone Greeting Card From Guerilla
Happy Holidays from Guerilla Games! It's an exclusive Killzone-themed greeting card (which can also be wallpaper for your PS3), and it's perfect for us gamers.--12/21/2007 1:33:53 PM--
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Burnout's Paradise City Is Massive
Inside, you will find the full map for Burnout Paradise, and you might be surprised if you look closely...this damn thing is huge! But how much will be open at the start?--12/21/2007 10:29:09 AM--
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Rumor: Haze Release Date For UK?
As far as we know, the release date still stands at "Q1 2008" for this anticipated FPS, but Play.com says it's hitting the UK on January 18. Will we get it on the same day...?--12/21/2007 10:15:36 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Here are 14 of the hottest videos- we've got both the new Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy Versus XIII trailers, a couple sweet Gran Turismo 5: Prologue videos, the final Japanese trailer for Devil May Cry 4, gameplay from the Warhawk: Omega Dawn expansion, a video for one of the newly available Guitar Hero III songs, a snazzy Burnout Paradise trailer fueled by Guns N' Roses, and more!--12/21/2007 12:00:07 AM--
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UT3 PS3 Gets First User-Generated Map
That's right, the very first user-created map is now available! It's called DM-Shrine, and it's only the first of many; pick it up now for free, and get playing.--12/21/2007 12:00:02 AM--
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Big PlayStation Store Update
It might be the biggest update of the year, as we've got the Warhawk Omega Dawn expansion, several full games, and a horde of add-ons, videos, trailers, themes, and more!--12/21/2007 12:00:17 AM--
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Community Features Up At Rock Band Site
It may be a little late, but at least all the community features you've been craving are now live at the official Rock Band site. Take your rockin' to a whole new level!--12/21/2007 12:00:25 AM--
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--12/20/2007 7:17:45 PM--

December 20th, 2007

Last Updated 3504 days, 21 hours, 38 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Gran Turismo 5: Prologue
Well, because you asked for it, I went ahead and scored the game by putting it into a proper review format. But there is still no overall score. --12/20/2007 7:17:45 PM--
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Eidos Dates Conflict: Denied Ops
They're still trying to claw their way out of the Kane & Lynch debacle, and maybe Conflict: Denied Ops will help. It now has a release date- February 12, 2008.--12/20/2007 1:43:52 PM--
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New Guitar Hero III Tracks Now Available
Seven new songs for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock currently sit on the PlayStation Store and Xbox Live Marketplace, so log on and master the new batch!--12/20/2007 10:53:29 AM--
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Aussie Gamers: Get Free PS3 With Bravia HDTV Purchase
Sony has quite the deal going for Australian gamers- buy a Bravia 1080 LCD TV and receive a 40GB PlayStation 3 completely free of charge! Not too shabby at all, huh?--12/20/2007 10:39:22 AM--
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GTAIV Dated, Priced For Australia?
Okay, now it's getting ridiculous. Yet another rumor regarding a Grand Theft Auto IV release date - and price - for the land down under, and you might be surprised!--12/20/2007 12:00:08 AM--
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Holiday-Themed Folklore Pack This Week
Sony is getting all festive with a Folklore expansion pack this week: we get a couple new costumes, a new quest for Keats, and a brand new monster...the "Grab Bag."--12/20/2007 12:00:52 AM--
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Pre-Order God Of War III At Amazon
You can now head on over to the Internet's biggest retailer and pre-order the next entry in this amazing series! Just ignore that November 15 release date; it's not confirmed.--12/20/2007 12:00:34 AM--
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--12/19/2007 2:57:22 PM--

December 19th, 2007

Last Updated 3506 days, 1 hour, 58 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Gran Turismo 5: Prologue
Well, it's a review without a score, since Prologue is just a demo of Gran Turismo 5. But nevertheless, Prologue is a breathtaking glimpse at what's in store for us. --12/19/2007 2:57:22 PM--
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Duke Nukem Forever Coming To "Multiple Platforms"
Oh, goody. As excited as we'd like to be to learn that 3D Realms plans to make Duke Nukem Forever a multi-format title, we don't really wanna ride the delay train.--12/19/2007 1:37:26 PM--
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GTAIV Releases On April 25 In UK?
Okay, so NOW, one source claims the release date for GTAIV in Europe is actually April 25. This hasn't been confirmed, either, though, so what can we really believe?--12/19/2007 10:53:33 AM--
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Bruckheimer And MTV Team Up To Create Games
Mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer and MTV have joined forces to develop their very own video games, and with all his connections, it seems like a match made in heaven.--12/19/2007 10:39:26 AM--
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Folding@Home Update On The Way
Folding@Home has gotten big enough to warrant an update, and when it arrives, it will include an auto-shutdown feature plus a Music option to set your own play lists! Expect to see this new version "soon."--12/19/2007 10:21:38 AM--
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PS3 Review: Beowulf
The movie was pretty good, but can the game be just as entertaining? Can Ubisoft break the interminable trend of bad movie-to-game adaptations? In short...nope.--12/19/2007 12:00:24 AM--
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Take-Two: GTAIV Arrives Between February And March
We've had nothing but tentative estimates up until now, but Take-Two has issued a slightly more focused release window for GTAIV. It seems to be coming in Q1, not Q2.--12/19/2007 12:00:32 AM--
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PS3 Connectivity Patch Coming For CoD4
The PS3 version of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has suffered from a few online issues, but the development team is getting ready to release a fix-it patch soon.--12/19/2007 12:00:16 AM--
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--12/18/2007 2:06:17 PM--

December 18th, 2007

Last Updated 3507 days, 2 hours, 49 minutes ago

Play PSOne Games on PSP via PlayStation 3
Confused? The new PlayStation 3 and PSP firmwares allow for you to play all PSOne games on your PSP by using your PS3.--12/18/2007 2:06:17 PM--
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Kaz Speaks GT5 Damage, Release, GT PSP, and More!
The mastermind behind Gran Turismo shares details on damage for Gran Turismo 5, GT PSP, a release date, and more.--12/18/2007 11:31:53 AM--
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Epic "Excited" About Home And Possible UT3 Updates
We think PlayStation Home and added online functionality for Unreal Tournament 3 is a match made in heaven, and thankfully, Epic has recognized the vast potential, here.--12/18/2007 10:43:05 AM--
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E3 Returns To L.A. But Keeps New Format
Most attendees didn't like the Santa Monica location for E3, so organizers have announced the 2008 show will return to the L.A. Convention Center. Same "smaller, more intimate" focus, though.--12/18/2007 10:24:35 AM--
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Editorial: Girl Gamers Speak Up
Due to the massive outpouring of replies generated by the previous "Is The Girl Gamer A Myth?" article, we've been forced to issue a Part 2 of sorts. The female response was swift and detailed; they've spoken up, loud and clear!--12/18/2007 12:00:44 AM--
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SCEA: No Prologue NA Release Date, Slated For Spring
Contrary to the reports you've seen about that February 19 North American release date for Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, the game is only confirmed for "spring." Sorry.--12/18/2007 12:00:27 AM--
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PSP Preview: Puzzle Guzzle
Agetec recently announced this challenging puzzler, and it's another potentially addictive title that features colorful, falling shapes. Great for traveling on cold winter days!--12/18/2007 12:00:01 AM--
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Rumor: Killzone 2 Beta Hits Mid-2008?
It seems the UK edition of OPM may have the latest Killzone 2 details, and if they're accurate (you never know), it means we'll see the beta some time in "mid-'08." --12/18/2007 12:00:41 AM--
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Sony's PlayStation In Review Results
If you thought the NPD numbers for November were impressive, wait until you see the latest statistics from Sony's PlayStation In Review. The PlayStation brand is up!--12/18/2007 12:00:41 AM--
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Final Fantasy Versus XIII To Be Mature?
No game in this long-running franchise has ever been rated "M" for Mature, but look at the recent media for Final Fantasy Versus XIII...there's no way that gets a "T."--12/18/2007 12:00:51 AM--
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--12/17/2007 8:31:10 PM--

December 17th, 2007

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Mass Effect and Gears of War 3 Predicted For PS3
They're merely predictions for now, but see which two prominent videogame figures made the predictions. Full details within.--12/17/2007 8:31:10 PM--
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PlayStation 3 Firmware 2.10 Details
A new firmware update will be arriving for the PlayStation 3 tomorrow, and it's got some pretty cool features. Did DiVx and WMV compatability make it?--12/17/2007 7:22:03 PM--
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Crisis Core PSP Dated For US
We've been waiting for the official release date for a while, and now it's here: Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core will arrive in the US on March 25, so get ready!--12/17/2007 1:38:17 PM--
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No Uncharted DLC, But Home Integration Possible
Naughty Dog's Evan Wells says there won't be any downloadable content for Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, but they may consider integration with PlayStation Home.--12/17/2007 10:44:25 AM--
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New Patent Points Towards PlayStation 3.5?
It's called "Mezone," and it's some sort of super high-tech entertainment multimedia center. But "playing" is also included...could we be looking at a PS3.5?--12/17/2007 10:30:42 AM--
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NiGHTS PS2 Remake Gets Holiday Bonus
There aren't any plans to bring this NiGHTS Into Dreams remake to the US, and we're also missing out on a special gameplay mode: Christmas Dream, just for the holidays.--12/17/2007 10:16:34 AM--
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PSP A Hot Holiday Sales Item
Sony had serious trouble trying to sell their handheld earlier this year, but thanks to the price drop and redesign, this thing is suddenly in big demand everywhere.--12/17/2007 12:04:04 AM--
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Rock Band PS2 Lacking Several Next-Gen Gameplay Features
The PS2 version hits store shelves tomorrow, but if you think it only suffers from slightly lesser graphics, think again. There are some major cross-gen differences, here...--12/17/2007 12:01:59 AM--
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New Zealand: "PlayStation Nation"
Wow, those New Zealanders just love that Sony, don't they? The PS3, PSP and of course, the PS2, are seemingly always in demand over there, and it's gonna continue.--12/17/2007 12:00:08 AM--
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--12/16/2007 12:05:21 AM--

December 16th, 2007

Last Updated 3509 days, 16 hours, 50 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 16
GTAIV might be showing up a lot sooner than expected, PS2 owners should be very excited about a certain Extra Twisted Edition, and my concerns about Hot Shots Golf 5 never making it to the U.S. are alleviated.--12/16/2007 12:05:21 AM--
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PS2 Review: Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey
A main character that's half pirate and half cowboy, the Civil War era, both naval and hand-to-hand combat...it all sounds most intriguing, yes? Well, it's really not.--12/16/2007 12:03:38 AM--
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--12/15/2007 10:42:17 AM--

December 15th, 2007

Last Updated 3510 days, 6 hours, 13 minutes ago

Sony Hears Cries For In-Game XMB
PS3 users want in-game Cross Media Bar integration - access messages and Friends lists without quitting to the main menu - and Sony has acknowledged that request.--12/15/2007 10:42:17 AM--
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Warhawk v1.2 Next Week, v1.3 In Development
The team is ready to roll out v1.2 next week (specifically for the Omega Dawn expansion on the 20th), and they're already working on a v1.3 update. New troops...?--12/15/2007 10:32:06 AM--
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Guitar Hero III Update Now Available
The Guitar Hero III/Rock Band guitar compatibility saga continues, but in the meantime, Neversoft and Activision have released a significant update for GHIII.--12/15/2007 1:00:30 AM--
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December 14th, 2007

Last Updated 3510 days, 18 hours, 16 minutes ago

Rumor: Size Matters Heading To PS2
You know about Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters for the PSP, but you probably didn't realize GameStop had a listing for the same game...only for the PS2. Wait, what? PS2 owners could be in for another surprise treat!--12/14/2007 10:39:13 PM--
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Blu-Ray Still Slaughtering HD-DVD: 76:24
Yep, things aren't looking up for HD-DVD, at all. In fact, earlier in the year, Blu-Ray had outsold HD-DVD by nearly the same margin. It's looking bleak. --12/14/2007 5:25:13 PM--
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Activision Issues Letter About Guitar Situation
This situation has become nothing more than just a finger pointing and blaming game. Harmonix says this, and now Activision retorts with that. See what the publisher has to say.--12/14/2007 4:57:49 PM--
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Tomb Raider Underworld Revealed. Screen + Details Within
Thanks to Play Magazine, the first details on Lara's eighth adventure have arrived. In addition, we've also posted one of the first screenshots of the game, with more on the way! Take a gander at the first leaked screens of the game in action.--12/14/2007 4:10:33 PM--
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PS3 Screenshots: Tomb Raider: Underworld
Lara comes alive in an all new iteration of Tomb Raider, and we've got the first wave of shots to hit the rounds. Take a look at them.--12/14/2007 4:24:32 PM--
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EA Releases The Orange Box PS3
The PlayStation 3 version of the Half-Life 2 compilation is finally out. See what's to expect out of this 5-in-1 set.--12/14/2007 3:14:57 PM--
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MGS4 And MGO Get Packaged Together (UPDATED)
Yes indeed! Metal Gear Solid 4 and Metal Gear Online are gonna get all cozy-like when they release in 2008; both games are coming bundled together in the same box!--12/14/2007 10:37:55 AM--
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NIS America Reveals "Campus Sim RPG"
Yes, that's what they call it, and they also call it a "spiritual sequel" to the long-running Atelier Iris series. Could this "campus sim RPG" be anything like Persona 3?--12/14/2007 10:54:23 AM--
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Sony Snags Market Share From Microsoft, Nintendo
Sony snapped up a 21% market share in November (way up from 12% in October) thanks to big sales numbers. While Wii sales rose 89%, PS3 sales nearly QUADRUPLED.--12/14/2007 10:25:31 AM--
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GTAIV Gets 15+ Rating In Australia
Nope, that's not "bannable," which is definitely surprising. How did GTAIV sneak through with this less offensive rating, and how the heck did it get rated so fast?--12/14/2007 12:00:34 AM--
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Sony To Introduce PSN Card In US
If you don't have a credit card and still want to download all those great games and add-ons, have no fear: the PlayStation Network card is here! Well, almost here...we're guessing it should arrive before Christmas.--12/14/2007 12:00:26 AM--
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Nielsen: 42% Of Total Play Time In 2007 Spent With PS2
The new generation has been here for a while, but don't tell that to the American gaming public. People spent the most time with their PS2s this year...by a long shot.--12/14/2007 12:00:16 AM--
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--12/13/2007 7:28:40 PM--

December 13th, 2007

Last Updated 3511 days, 21 hours, 27 minutes ago

November NPD: Game Console Sales
The November sales numbers are out. Take a look at how each game console sold during the busiest time of the year.--12/13/2007 7:28:40 PM--
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Editorial: Is The Gamer Girl A Myth? (UPDATED)
We're going to get some people talking out there: could every male gamer's dream - the gamer GIRL - be nothing more than a myth? Started and pushed forward by an industry that desperately wishes to cater to the other half?--12/13/2007 12:52:23 PM--
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Agetec Announces Puzzle Guzzle For PSP
We can always use more great puzzlers for the PSP, and Agetec has revealed one that's going to force us to think in "multiple dimensions." Think quickly, guys!--12/13/2007 1:41:41 PM--
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Activision Objects To Rock Band/GHIII Compatibility Patch
While Harmonix is trying to be the consumer's friend by issuing a now-approved patch for Guitar Hero III/Rock Band guitar compatibility, Activision is saying "no."--12/13/2007 10:47:05 AM--
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Wipeout Pulse Demo Drops Today For Europe
A day before it ships throughout Europe, Sony plans to deliver a playable demo of Wipeout Pulse to the PSP Store on the PC. Make sure you nab it when it hits!--12/13/2007 10:33:07 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We've gathered up a half-dozen more brand new PS3 videos for ya- Burnout Paradise, Viking: Battle for Asgard, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Disgaea 3, Turning Point: Fall of Liberty and Battlefield: Bad Company.--12/13/2007 12:00:10 AM--
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PSP Videos Updated
And here are 6 more videos for owners of Sony's snazzy handheld: Chronicle of Dungeon Maker 2, Star Ocean: The First Departure, The Sims 2: FreeTime, Patapon, Warriors of the Lost Empire and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem.--12/13/2007 12:00:30 AM--
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Split-Screen Co-Op For UT3?
Sure, the game is great, but it could be better- add a split-screen cooperative mode! Epic has heard the clamoring for this, and they're considering it for the future.--12/13/2007 12:00:39 AM--
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Burnout Paradise Demo Hits At Midnight
Yes, that's right about now, racing fans. EA decided to sneak this one in under the radar; a playable Burnout Paradise demo is arriving today for the Store and Marketplace!--12/13/2007 12:00:34 AM--
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Twisted Metal: Head-On: Extra Twisted New Screens, Details
You may know about the PSP game, but this is the Extra Twisted Edition for the PS2, and here's the latest set of updates and screenshots. Another great Twisted Metal!--12/13/2007 12:00:01 AM--
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--12/12/2007 1:33:01 PM--

December 12th, 2007

Last Updated 3513 days, 3 hours, 22 minutes ago

PSP Update 3.8 Enhances Functionality
This update is a biggie: we get BB Mobile Point Demos, plus the ability to record TV shows and even listen to broadcast radio on the Internet! It's only for Japan, though.--12/12/2007 1:33:01 PM--
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Simultaneous NA/European Release For Chains Of Olympus?
After seeing a "March 2008" European release estimate at Sony Europe's press site, this could very well be the case. No waiting for another huge title, Euro gamers!--12/12/2007 11:04:37 AM--
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GameTrailers TV To Launch In January
Spike TV and GameTrailers are joining forces to provide gamers with "GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley," set to air on Spike TV in January. It gives all new meaning to the term "TV game show." ...get it?--12/12/2007 10:47:36 AM--
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Sony Dates Warhawk: Omega Dawn
We knew this expansion was coming this month, but we didn't know when until now: it appears Sony has announced that Omega Dawn will arrive on the PSN on December 20.--12/12/2007 10:28:07 AM--
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SCEA: No LittleBigPlanet Demo This Year
It was originally scheduled for "fall 2007," but then again, so was PlayStation Home. Now, it seems SCEA is blunt and clear- there will be no LBP demo this year.--12/12/2007 12:00:32 AM--
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Maxim's Top 10 Games Of The Year
Yeah, they gave Call of Duty 4 the top spot and the next few are okay picks, but the rest...well, it's unique, that's for sure. At least there's a hot girl waiting inside for you.--12/12/2007 12:00:17 AM--
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--12/11/2007 10:02:14 PM--

December 11th, 2007

Last Updated 3513 days, 18 hours, 53 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Unreal Tournament III
We've been playing the hell out of it for the past few days and we can't really think of anything else we'd rather be playing at this time. We're impressed.--12/11/2007 10:02:14 PM--
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Interview: Epic Games On UT3
We get some extra details on Unreal Tournament 3 from Epic Games VP Mark Rein, and he calls UT3 a "jump-in-and-play game" with a "lot of cool nuances to master." He also says the industry hasn't really embraced the latest consoles yet.--12/11/2007 10:06:31 PM--
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TIME Issues Top 10 Video Games Of 2007
Because it's TIME, it's basically a requirement that we post them. But have no fear; the list is actually very good, although we don't really agree with #1...--12/11/2007 1:46:24 PM--
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Sony Announces Early 2008 Line-Up
...and man is there a lot of good stuff coming our way across all consoles. Everything from Gran Turismo, to MLB, to WipeOut, and then some! Take a look at the entire list of Sony's early 08 games.--12/11/2007 1:42:27 PM--
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SCEA Swings For March With Hot Shots 5
When all updates essentially disappeared a few months ago, we kinda figured we wouldn't get this one in 2007. Now, it may be official: HSG5 will hit NA stores in March.--12/11/2007 10:53:37 AM--
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Patapon Marches Into US This February
This is one of the most unique games you will ever see, and it's now officially scheduled to arrive in North America for the PSP in February 2008. Seeing is believing. --12/11/2007 10:42:29 AM--
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Stringer: "Network Overhaul" On April 1
During a recent speech given to investors in Tokyo, Sony CEO Howard Stringer talked about a "Network overhaul" scheduled to arrive on April 1...could this include PlayStation Home, which remains slated for "Spring 2008?"--12/11/2007 10:21:53 AM--
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ESRB Rates Warhawk For PSP
It would be a pretty ho-hum story title if we had any idea what it meant...since when is there a Warhawk for the PSP? PS1 downloadable classic? PS3 port? Remote play? What?--12/11/2007 12:00:47 AM--
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GTAIV To Be Take-Two's Savior?
Take-Two Interactive appears to be in dire straits, but provided Grand Theft Auto IV arrives and performs as expected, they could avert financial disaster in 2008.--12/11/2007 12:00:38 AM--
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--12/10/2007 7:02:24 PM--

December 10th, 2007

Last Updated 3514 days, 21 hours, 53 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Medal of Honor: Airborne
Has the all new Medal of Honor Airborne returned to glory? Or does it continue to be a shadow of its former self? Take a look at the review to see if Medal of Honor Airborne is worth your time and your money.--12/10/2007 7:02:24 PM--
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Rockstar's Manhunt 2 Appeal Successful
At least, it appears that way. Early indications point towards the BBFC reconsidering their rejection of the edited Manhunt 2; the UK may finally get this game.--12/10/2007 1:50:25 PM--
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Unreal Tournament III Released
The day has come, gang. Epic's hotly anticipated PlayStation 3 debut arrives exclusively for the PlayStation 3 this holiday. --12/10/2007 11:48:37 AM--
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Pachter Expects November Games Sales To Top $1 Billion
Our buddy from Wedbush Morgan is back, and he brings good tidings of cheer this time of year. It seems November is going to be a giant month for the game industry...--12/10/2007 10:31:39 AM--
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PS3 Update 2.01: Dual Shock 3 In "Early 2008"
If you do your homework and examine the results of the latest PS3 firmware update, a message in there confirms an "early 2008" release for the Dual Shock 3 in the US.--12/10/2007 10:13:31 AM--
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God Of War III Confirmed For 2009
According to the game's composer, Cris Velasco, God of War III is scheduled to release some time in 2009. We had hoped to maybe see it by the end of next year, but hey, we want to make sure Santa Monica gets it right.--12/10/2007 12:01:33 AM--
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Sony Expects Big Numbers From Prologue
Gran Turismo 5: Prologue launches in Japan this week, and Sony is expecting one heck of a debut. They're anticipating around 50,000 downloads and 400,000 Blu-Ray sales!--12/10/2007 12:00:36 AM--
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Rumor: Lost Planet Colonies Exclusive To PlayStation 3?
Yeah, we know Capcom is a big multiplatform developer, but the latest release lists mysteriously show Lost Planet Colonies only for the PlayStation 3...what's the deal?--12/10/2007 12:00:53 AM--
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--12/9/2007 12:02:13 AM--

December 9th, 2007

Last Updated 3516 days, 16 hours, 53 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 9
The Spike TV video game awards aren't bad, 2008 could be a gigantic year for the PS3, David Jaffe's ideas might still find their way into God of War III, and I just can't get into Mass Effect...no matter how hard I try.--12/9/2007 12:02:13 AM--
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PS2 Review: Godzilla Unleashed
A lot of great games came out at the end of November, as you already know. We'd like to say this is one of them, but all we have here is a big - albeit scaly - dud.--12/9/2007 12:00:15 AM--
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--12/8/2007 10:57:36 AM--

December 8th, 2007

Last Updated 3517 days, 5 hours, 58 minutes ago

Spike TV Video Game Awards: Winners Revealed
Yeah, some of them are questionable, but most of the big awards did seem to go to the right games. Come inside to see which of this year's titles went home winners.--12/8/2007 10:57:36 AM--
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Treyarch Brings WWII Back For Call Of Duty 5
Now that Treyarch is the new developer for the series, it seems they want a return to classic CoD- forget this futuristic stuff; we're going back to the great war.--12/8/2007 10:26:40 AM--
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PS3 Review: Rock Band
Rock Band is everything you expected it to be. Harmonix has put together the best rhythm game available. Drum, sing, and play the guitars. Rock Band rocks!--12/8/2007 12:10:18 AM--
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PSP Preview: Bomberman Land
Bomberman is coming back to the PSP, and while this one has a slightly zanier twist to it, we still get the classic Battle Mode blended with a new mini-game style.--12/8/2007 12:00:45 AM--
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THQ Presents WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 International Tournament
Registration for this global contest officially begins today, and if you are crowned the winner, the grand prize is two tickets to WrestleMania 24 in Orlando!--12/8/2007 12:00:48 AM--
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--12/7/2007 1:35:09 PM--

December 7th, 2007

Last Updated 3518 days, 3 hours, 20 minutes ago

Rumor: FFXIII And FF Versus XIII Trailers For PSN This Month?
The new trailers will definitely be released with a DVD packaged with the CLOUD book (releasing in Japan on December 14), but can the videos hit the PS Store, too?--12/7/2007 1:35:09 PM--
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Sega Reveals Phantasy Star Portable For PSP
Yep, it's "PSP" for the PSP! A version of Phantasy Star Universe is coming to Sony's handheld in 2008, which should offer hours upon hours of multiplayer fun.--12/7/2007 10:59:34 AM--
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PS3 Accounts For 74% Of Blu-Ray Players In North America
If the latest statistics are accurate, there are 2.7 million Blu-Ray players in North American homes, and about 2 million of those are PlayStation 3s. Not surprising.--12/7/2007 10:37:13 AM--
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Capcom Confirms DMC4 Playable Demo
The rumors said it was coming, and Capcom has confirmed it: a playable demo of Devil May Cry 4 will hit the PlayStation Store and Xbox Live Marketplace early next year!--12/7/2007 10:19:01 AM--
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Jaffe's Ideas May Still Influence God Of War III
David Jaffe may not longer be a part of the Santa Monica development team, but that doesn't mean they don't have his notes for God of War III. He left some of his series vision behind when he left...we think Sony should use those notes.--12/7/2007 12:00:11 AM--
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Pachter: Rockstar May "Test Their Market Value"
Don't worry, it may not happen until February 2009, but it's still a very intriguing possibility. Could we be looking at another Bungie/Microsoft situation?--12/7/2007 12:00:53 AM--
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Early Street Fighter IV Details
The game is set for a big unveiling in the January issue of EGM, but for now, here's some early information for you: it might look 3D, but it's still 2D at its core.--12/7/2007 12:00:18 AM--
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--12/6/2007 2:49:22 PM--

December 6th, 2007

Last Updated 3519 days, 2 hours, 6 minutes ago

Grand Theft Auto IV Trailer 3 Up!
Here it is! It's the third trailer, "Move Up, Ladies," and this one is gonna knock your socks off. There's a whole lot of attitude and a whole lot of action! Sweet!--12/6/2007 2:49:22 PM--
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The Orange Box PS3 Not So Broken
All those horror stories swirling around the PS3 version of The Orange Box might not be accurate. According to actual hands-on gameplay feedback, it ain't bad at all.--12/6/2007 1:43:29 PM--
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Get PlayStation 3 For $299 With Sony Card
Still not happy with the new price of the PS3? Get another $100 knocked off when you sign up for the Sony Card! That's right, $100 credit and no interest for 1 year!--12/6/2007 10:27:46 AM--
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Burnout Paradise Dated For Europe
We didn't have a European release date for this highly anticipated racer, but now we do...and have no fear. It's only three days later than the North American release.--12/6/2007 10:39:16 AM--
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UT3 PS3 Slower, But On Purpose
You may have heard that the PS3 version of Unreal Tournament 3 runs slower than the PC version, and it does...but there's a darn good reason for it, so says Epic.--12/6/2007 10:15:23 AM--
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PS3 Review: Clive Barker's Jericho
If they had successfully blended the horror and FPS genres, this could've been one heck of a game. Unfortunately, Jericho is a chore that doesn't do much of anything right.--12/6/2007 12:05:28 AM--
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GT5 Prologue Gets North American Date
If this latest report is accurate, we now have a release date for Prologue in North America: February 19, two months after it hits the Japanese Store. Maybe it will come in Blu-Ray form as well...--12/6/2007 12:59:50 AM--
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Patch To Make GHIII Guitars Compatible With Rock Band
You know those great Les Paul wireless guitars for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock? Wouldn't it be great if they worked with Rock Band, too? Harmonix says YES.--12/6/2007 12:00:59 AM--
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Itagaki Innocent, Case Dismissed
Last year, Team Ninja's Tomonobu Itagaki was accused of sexual harassment, but the case is finally over: the courts have found him innocent, and the charges are gone.--12/6/2007 12:00:50 AM--
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--12/5/2007 1:43:52 PM--

December 5th, 2007

Last Updated 3520 days, 3 hours, 12 minutes ago

Folklore DLC Coming This Month
Two add-on packs for Folklore are now scheduled to hit the PlayStation Store this month, and they include new Folk, outfits, and even brand new quests to undertake!--12/5/2007 1:43:52 PM--
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Namco To Unveil New Soul Calibur IV Character
Soul Calibur IV will be a prominent feature at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show, and it seems Namco has a little surprise in store: a brand new character!--12/5/2007 10:43:14 AM--
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Rock Band Dated For Europe
According to an "EA insider," Rock Band now has a release date for Europe. It's not exactly right around the corner, but at least you know it's coming...somewhat soon.--12/5/2007 10:29:33 AM--
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Rumors Galore: Bond Returns, Far Cry 2, GTAV A PS3 Exclusive
Yeah, a bunch of stuff for you, and unfortunately, the least likely of all of them is that junk about GTAV being a PS3 exclusive. But hey, it's still fun to think about!--12/5/2007 10:18:56 AM--
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New Grand Theft Auto IV Screenshots!
Here are 20 hot new screenies of the most anticipated game of 2008. It looks damn pretty, and we get an up-close-and-personal look at what we hope is gameplay.--12/5/2007 12:00:51 AM--
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Ubisoft Still Searching For Assassin's Creed Freezing Cause
We're still waiting on a patch that will fix the freezing problems in Assassin's Creed, but Ubisoft hasn't been able to pinpoint the cause. We've got some options, though.--12/5/2007 12:00:51 AM--
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CNET Launching GameSpot Investigation
It ain't over yet! It seems CNET is sending in its VP and Editor-in-Chief to conduct an investigation into GameSpot's policies. What is he going to find...?--12/5/2007 12:00:34 AM--
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--12/4/2007 8:00:41 PM--

December 4th, 2007

Last Updated 3520 days, 2 55 minutes ago

PSP Preview: Dungeon Explorer: Warriors of the Ancient Arts
Here's on action/RPG that deserves your attention; it's an appealing blend of hack 'n slash dungeon-crawling and standard RPG elements. Good for one or multiple players!--12/4/2007 8:00:41 PM--
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Sony Issues Omega Dawn Fact Sheet, Screenshots
This expansion pack is right around the corner, and we've got the latest: all the finalized details along with 10 brand new screenshots. Check out that dropship!--12/4/2007 1:54:11 PM--
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Eidos Posting Fake Review Results On Kane & Lynch Site
Eidos, Eidos, Eidos. 'shakes head' So after all the negative press from last week, you just decide to lie about review scores and quotes? ...how can this possibly help?--12/4/2007 10:57:12 AM--
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Serkis Launches East Of Eden Games Network
You probably remember English actor and director Andy Serkis from his work as King Bohan in Heavenly Sword. Well, he's clearly a game fan and will launch East of Eden.--12/4/2007 10:39:11 AM--
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EA: FIFA 08 Tops Million Mark In UK
It's no big shocker, but EA has reported this year's entry in the esteemed and long-running soccer series has hit one million in sales in the UK. Futbol, anyone?--12/4/2007 10:16:42 AM--
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GameSpot, Gerstmann Fiasco Remains Unsolved
Well, GameSpot and Jeff Gerstmann have spoken about the unfortunate incident, but due to "legal reasons," the mystery is still unsolved. This certainly won't stop the debate or speculation.--12/4/2007 12:00:16 AM--
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The Orange Box PS3 Dated: December 11
Despite all the rumors and bad news, PS3 owners can indeed expect The Orange Box to arrive before the holidays. G4TV has announced the game will ship on December 11!--12/4/2007 12:00:16 AM--
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--12/3/2007 6:52:30 PM--

December 3rd, 2007

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PS2 Review: Jackass the Game
If you're a fan of the show and movies, maybe you'll think this is great fun. But for the rest of the gaming community, it's just too flawed to be a worthy purchase.--12/3/2007 6:52:30 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Another great set of PS3 videos for ya- two multiplayer Turok vids, Frontlines: Fuel of War, Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, Pain, Dark Sector, Juiced 2, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Need for Speed ProStreet and more!--12/3/2007 3:31:14 PM--
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NiGHTS Remake Only For Japan
Well, damnit. We kinda figured this announcement was coming, but maybe Sega is underestimating how many NiGHTS fans reside in North American and Europe...--12/3/2007 1:38:15 PM--
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Call Of Duty 5, Guitar Hero 4 Confirmed
The recent merging of Activision and Vivendi has yielded some great - albeit expected - game announcements: Call of Duty 5, Guitar Hero 4 and a new Tony Hawk!--12/3/2007 11:00:41 AM--
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PlayStation 3 Rebound Imminent?
According to Sony's Jack Tretton, they're bringing a "loaded weapon" to the holiday market this year, and the PS3 is definitely gaining ground. With recent hardware sales surges and top exclusives, is this the start of the PS3's comeback?--12/3/2007 10:46:27 AM--
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Square-Enix: "We Will Never Lower Our Reputation"
Damn straight. This is what we like to hear from publishers: Yoichi Wada says they would never release a product of low quality, and they need their "true fans."--12/3/2007 10:29:36 AM--
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Kane & Lynch Home Page Or PlayBoy Ad?
Well, it's kinda both, and it's another way to go. When a game doesn't drag in the complimentary reviews the publisher wanted, it's time to switch tactics...and if it involves topless chicks, than so be it.--12/3/2007 12:01:17 AM--
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Epic: Sony Embraces "User-Generated Content"
Epic VP Mark Rein elaborates on the reason the team chose the PS3 to be the lead platform for UT3, and it has everything to do with user-generated content and freedom.--12/3/2007 12:00:51 AM--
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Wipeout Pulse Demo Slated For Store
With the nifty new way to obtain PSP downloadable content on the PC comes a slew of new stuff, including a playable demo for Wipeout Pulse! SCE says it's coming "soon."--12/3/2007 12:00:56 AM--
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--12/2/2007 12:00:56 AM--

December 2nd, 2007

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Ben's Week In Review: December 2
The New York Times fails miserably (hope they're all ashamed), I SO want my invitation to the Killzone 2 beta, I mention my GameSpot editorial, and I've still got a bunch of games on my Christmas list.--12/2/2007 12:00:56 AM--
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--12/1/2007 4:12:54 PM--

December 1st, 2007

Last Updated 3524 days, 43 minutes ago

Editorial: Questionable Business Practices?
In the wake of the GameSpot/Eidos scandal, we share our thoughts on the issue, and why it's crazy bad for the industry. At this point, one has to wonder: which reviews have been influenced by outside factors?--12/1/2007 4:12:54 PM--
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New York Times: Glaring Game Errors
According to the most prestigious newspaper on the planet: Gran Turismo 5 is out, the PS3 is $299, and both the PS3 and 360 were built around the Cell. ...way to go, guys. We hope you're appropriately embarrassed.--12/1/2007 10:55:09 AM--
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GameSpot Scandal Backlash, Boycott
It's what happens when the readers lose faith and start to get organized: canceled pay subscriptions, outraged forum posters, and now, a very ambitious boycott.--12/1/2007 10:33:12 AM--
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Warhawk Expansion Complete And Priced
Game Director Dylan Jobe says the Omega Dawn expansion pack for Warhawk is just about done - only "last-minute testing" remains - and he's got the price, too.--12/1/2007 10:20:06 AM--
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PS2 Cheats Updated
Take a look at cheats for: SSX On Tour, Spy vs. Spy, Judge Dredd, Spyro A New Beginning, Devil May Cry 3, and James Bond Everything or Nothing. --12/1/2007 1:03:47 AM--
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PS3 Preview: FIFA Street 3
EA is releasing another entry for FIFA's arcade counterpart, see what's to expect. --12/1/2007 1:03:47 AM--
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PSP Screenshots Updated
Galleries for: Sonic Rivals 2, Dungeon Explorer, Medal of Honor Heroes 2, Disgaea, Dragoneers Aria, and more have been updated. --12/1/2007 1:03:47 AM--
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PS2 Screenshots Updated
We've updated a few PS2 pages, including: Manhunt 2, Phantasy Star Universe, Iridium Racers, and a few others. --12/1/2007 1:03:47 AM--
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PS3 Review: Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
We ain't got any Eidos ads, so we assume it's okay to post this review. Kane & Lynch is in no way a bad game, but it can't stand up against other top holiday titles.--12/1/2007 12:00:26 AM--
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