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--1/31/2008 11:50:26 PM--

January 31st, 2008

Last Updated 3465 days, 3 hours, 10 minutes ago

PS3 Screenshots Updated
Check out new galleries for Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy Versus XIII, Devil May Cry 4, Lost, Tomb Raider Underworld, Iron Man, Street Fighter IV, and many more!--1/31/2008 11:50:26 PM--
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PSP Screenshots Updated
New PSP screenshots for Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core, God of War, Need for Speed: ProStreet, Patapon, Wild Arms XF, MLB 08: The Show, and others. --1/31/2008 11:50:26 PM--
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PS2 & PSP Review: Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law
We review the first lawyer title available on the PlayStation 2 and PSP. See if this trial simulator starring your favorite winged attorney is worth it. --1/31/2008 6:58:01 PM--
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PS3 Review: Blacksite: Area 51
If you enjoy absurdly bad games, then enjoy this review of one of the worst games available on the PlayStation 3. --1/31/2008 4:56:42 PM--
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Standalone GHIII Guitars Dated, Priced
Like Rock Band, no individually packaged controllers were available for Guitar Hero III last year, but that changes this March: standalone Les Paul guitars hit stores!--1/31/2008 1:40:00 PM--
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Sony Adjusts PlayStation 3 Fiscal Sales Goal
Most people are aware of Sony's goal to hit 11 million PS3 units sold by the end of their fiscal year in March, but they have now lowered that prediction to 9.5 million units. They upped the PSP goal, though; from 10 million to 13 million.--1/31/2008 10:55:38 AM--
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Rockstar "Expects Angry Reaction" To GTAIV
With every new GTA installment comes the predictable media explosion, loaded with out-of-touch politicians and lazy parents. Rockstar is "expecting" it this time, though.--1/31/2008 10:42:23 AM--
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GameStop Confirms New PS3 Model, To Be Unveiled At GDC?
A GameStop conference call today has apparently confirmed the discontinuation of the 80GB PS3 and the introduction of a new PS3 model. Will it be unveiled at GDC 2008?--1/31/2008 12:00:29 AM--
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Rumor: flOw Headed To PSP
It was one of the best downloadable PS3 titles of last year, and now it appears flOw will be coming to the PSP via the PC PlayStation Store. Good news, handheld owners!--1/31/2008 12:00:07 AM--
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Target PS3 Bundle Deal For Australia
It's probably the best PS3 promotional deal to date for Aussie gamers: the 40GB PS3, an extra Sixaxis controller, and copies of Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction and Heavenly Sword, all for AU$779!--1/31/2008 12:00:29 AM--
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--1/30/2008 10:50:00 PM--

January 30th, 2008

Last Updated 3466 days, 4 hours, 10 minutes ago

PS3 Screenshots Updated
We've added screenshots for Resistance 2, Midnight Club Los Angeles, Ferrari Challenge, Sega Superstars Tennis, Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds, DBZ: Burst Limit, and many more. More to come tomorrow.--1/30/2008 10:50:00 PM--
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CORRECTION: Final Fantasy XIII Release Date Mistranslated
Get your tissue box ready, folks, because you're not going to like this news. Square Enix has contacted us with the proper translations. --1/30/2008 8:02:33 PM--
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Incognito Announces Warhawk Paint Scheme And Insignia Contest
Here's your chance to get your very own designs into Warhawk! This contest is open to all eligible U.S. players, and you can submit new paint schemes and insignias.--1/30/2008 1:42:49 PM--
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3D Realms "Polishing" Duke Nukem Forever
It seems the team is putting the spit shine 'n polish on this game, which we've been hearing about for over a decade. Now, will it really come to next-gen consoles?--1/30/2008 10:57:34 AM--
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PSP Firmware 3.90 Enables Skype
Previously rumored and then confirmed earlier this month, the latest firmware update for your PSP adds Skype functionality. It's now available on the Network and ready to download, so get moving!--1/30/2008 10:27:08 AM--
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Games Contributing To "Child-Man" Status
If it weren't for the mainstream media, we gamers would be totally lost. Apparently, we're all just "child-men" who "should put down the Xbox controller and grow up."--1/30/2008 12:00:59 AM--
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PS3 Review: The Golden Compass
It's another video game based on a big-budget movie, and this includes everything you loved in the movie and more! ...okay, it doesn't. Sadly, we're lying through our teeth.--1/30/2008 12:00:14 AM--
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New PS3 Starter Pack Hits Europe Tomorrow
If you missed out on the Resistance/MotorStorm Starter Pack, Mr. Euro Gamer, than you can't possibly pass up the Uncharted/Ratchet and Clank Future Pack, now can you?--1/30/2008 12:00:01 AM--
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Rumor Busting: Gerstmann, Broady Not Launching New Site
A previous rumor stated that ex-GameSpotter Jeff Gerstmann and GameSpot founder Vince Broady would be starting up a competing site, but according to our source, we know this isn't true.--1/30/2008 12:00:41 AM--
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PS3 Cheats Updated
Check out new entries for Burnout Paradise, Enchanted Arms, MX vs. ATV Untamed, and Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga. --1/30/2008 12:14:57 AM--
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PSP Cheats Updated
Codes for Final Fantasy Tactics, Metal Gear Solid Portable Ops, and MX vs. ATV Untamed have been added. --1/30/2008 12:14:57 AM--
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PS2 Review: MX vs. ATV: Untamed
The PlayStation 2 version of Untamed is even more catastrophic than the PlayStation 3 counterpart. Playing this one really did a number to our senses. --1/30/2008 12:12:50 AM--
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PS2 Cheats Updated
We've added some cheats for Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity, MX vs. ATV Untamed, and Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3. --1/30/2008 12:14:57 AM--
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--1/29/2008 1:54:49 PM--

January 29th, 2008

Last Updated 3467 days, 13 hours, 6 minutes ago

EA, Marvel Call Off Game Deal
EA and Marvel teamed up in a multi-game deal back in 2004, but after spawning one mediocre title, the partnership is dissolved and the upcoming game is canceled.--1/29/2008 1:54:49 PM--
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SCEA Issues Official Date, Price For Prologue
No more guessing 'cuz it's official: SCEA has revealed the final release date and pricing for Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, and yes, it's coming as both Blu-Ray and download.--1/29/2008 10:43:36 AM--
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SCEE: No 120GB PS3 For UK
If there is such a model in the works, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe says they have no plans to release it in the UK. Could it be something only for North America?--1/29/2008 10:30:44 AM--
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Square-Enix Swears FFXIII Will Hit This Year
Some of the latest evidence has suggested Final Fantasy XIII won't make it out until 2009, but character designer Tetsuya Nomura swears it'll be here in 2008. He also says there should be a demo on the PlayStation Store soon!--1/29/2008 12:00:25 AM--
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Rumor: Killzone 2 Costs Piling Up, To Miss 2008 Release?
We all know Killzone 2 is taking up a big chunk of change, but the latest rumor says the money might be a problem eventually, and a 2008 release isn't very likely.--1/29/2008 12:00:26 AM--
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GameStop's Latest Haze Date: May 21
Another week, another release date for Haze. This one comes from GameStop, as they've listed the game with a May 21 release date, and also hint at a PC version.--1/29/2008 12:00:55 AM--
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--1/28/2008 6:21:16 PM--

January 28th, 2008

Last Updated 3468 days, 8 hours, 39 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Burnout Paradise
Awesome. Simply awesome. There is no amount of awesome words to describe the awesomeness of this awesome game. See just how awesome it is. --1/28/2008 6:21:16 PM--
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Backwards Compatibility Returns With New PlayStation 3 Model?
So it seems the 80GB model is on the way out and a 120GB or 160GB model might soon arrive. But can we also expect b/c to make a triumphant return as well? We think so.--1/28/2008 1:40:54 PM--
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Sony's Stringer: PS3 Is "Out Of The Woods"
Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer says the days of a floundering PS3 are behind them, and the PlayStation is officially "out of the woods and beginning to hold its own."--1/28/2008 10:42:09 AM--
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Rumor: PS3 With Monster Hard Drive And Dual Shock 3 To Replace 80GB
Another inside source has spoken, and this one not only confirms the discontinuation of the 80GB PS3, but says Sony is planning a massive replacement model.--1/28/2008 10:12:55 AM--
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Treyarch Takes Back CoD, Return To WWII
Infinity Ward did an awesome job with Call of Duty 4, but last year's EGM rumor seems true: Treyarch is returning to develop CoD5, and they will revive the WWII format.--1/28/2008 10:27:32 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Tekken 6
Tekken 6 will be arriving sooner than you think, and there's a lot of stuff you need to know about it. Check out the details within.--1/28/2008 12:31:04 AM--
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New GTAIV Details Emerge
If this new information is accurate, both the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are the same, and with the exception of a couple missions, DLC is not exclusive to the 360.--1/28/2008 12:00:30 AM--
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Get Free UMD Case With Crisis Core Pre-Order
If you're excited about Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for the PSP (it might be the biggest title of 2008), then you'll want this nice little bonus when you pre-order.--1/28/2008 12:00:46 AM--
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80GB PS3 "Deleted" In GameStop Inventory? (UPDATED)
Best Buy might be one of the first to drop the 80GB PS3, but if this inside report is any indication, GameStop won't be far behind. C'mon Sony, just announce the discontinuation...--1/28/2008 12:00:21 AM--
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--1/27/2008 12:00:32 AM--

January 27th, 2008

Last Updated 3470 days, 3 hours ago

Ben's Week In Review: January 27
Grand Theft Auto IV is coming (it really, really is!), the Devil May Cry 4 demo is awesome (it REALLY is), and neither Half-Life 2 or Beautiful Katamari are memorable.--1/27/2008 12:00:32 AM--
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PSP Preview: Downstream Panic!
There are already several award-winning puzzlers on the PSP, and this could be another one. While reminiscent of certain titles, this concept here is quite unique.--1/27/2008 12:00:13 AM--
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--1/26/2008 3:24:30 PM--

January 26th, 2008

Last Updated 3470 days, 11 hours, 36 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Saints Row 2
Grand Theft Auto's biggest competitor is THQ's and Volition's growing Saints Row. There's a sequel well on the way, and it looks to give GTAIV some heat. First details and screens inside.--1/26/2008 3:24:30 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2
The terrorist threat in Vegas isn't over yet, but fear not, because Bishop and his crew are still on it. --1/26/2008 3:24:30 PM--
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Sony Unveils Crimson Red Treasure Limited Edition PS2 For Asia
Sony has revealed a special limited edition PS2 at the Taipei Game Show, and it's a hot Crimson Red Treasure color! Echochrome also gets an estimated release for Asia.--1/26/2008 10:29:26 AM--
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Patapon To Be $19.99, Demo Soon Available
Not only will you be able to pick up Patapon for the reasonable price of $19.99, you'll also get a free playable demo if you pre-order the game at GameStop. Yay!--1/26/2008 10:46:38 AM--
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--1/25/2008 10:59:06 AM--

January 25th, 2008

Last Updated 3471 days, 16 hours, 1 minute ago

SCEA To Comment On 80GB PS3 Discontinuation "Soon"
Yesterday's leaked info regarding Best Buy "going closeout" on the 80GB PS3 has led to lots of debate, and Sony plans to address the matter "soon" at the PlayStation blog.--1/25/2008 10:59:06 AM--
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Call Of Duty 4 Hits 7 Million In Sales
Activision has revealed that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has sold over 7 million copies since its launch in November, making it "#1 in units worldwide for calendar 2007."--1/25/2008 10:44:53 AM--
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Jaffe: PS3 Capable Of Being "Best System Out There"
Eat Sleep Play founder David Jaffe had something to say about the console war, and how he believes the PS3 will be "close to ahead if not totally ahead" of the Xbox 360.--1/25/2008 10:31:06 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Alone In The Dark 5
No, it's not Resident Evil 5, but it might be one of the most realistic and intense experiences you may ever have. Eden Studios and the Havok 4.5 engine are showing promise!--1/25/2008 12:00:14 AM--
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Far Cry 2 Rumors Debunked
The game's creative director has just debunked two of the biggest rumors circulating about Far Cry 2: there are no mutations and the game is NOT a PS3 exclusive.--1/25/2008 12:00:18 AM--
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Individual Rock Band Instruments Ship On February 12
You've have been waiting for this announcement: Harmonix and EA have revealed that they plan to start shipping the individual instruments for Rock Band on February 12.--1/25/2008 12:00:06 AM--
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U.S. PlayStation Store Update
Well, the Devil May Cry 4 demo is by far the biggest addition this week, but there's plenty of other stuff to check out. There are plenty of trailers, videos, and add-ons, so log on now!--1/25/2008 12:00:05 AM--
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--1/24/2008 3:22:58 PM--

January 24th, 2008

Last Updated 3472 days, 11 hours, 38 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Devil May Cry 4 (Hands-On)
The game is just a mere 10 days away from being available at a store near you. Take a look at what you can expect from our hands-on coverage. --1/24/2008 3:22:58 PM--
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Kojima Team: "There Is No MGS4 Demo"
Despite what PSW magazine says, Kojima Productions team members Ryan Payton and Mark McDonald had this to say about a playable MGS4 demo- "there is no demo."--1/24/2008 1:38:57 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV Release Date Official
Well, it was fun debating for months, wasn't it? But all that is over; Rockstar has revealed the official release date for GTAIV. If you wanna know, you had best mosey on in.--1/24/2008 10:26:53 AM--
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80GB PS3 "Going Closeout" At Best Buy
Yep, that means they're discontinuing the model, and it will no longer be sold in their stores after January 28. If you want this one instead of the 40GB, you had best move fast.--1/24/2008 10:41:44 AM--
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SCEE Won't Confirm Euro Prologue Release Date
Despite the rumor that said Gran Turismo 5: Prologue would release on March 28 in Europe, SCEE has said they have "yet to confirm" a date for that region. Sorry, guys.--1/24/2008 10:53:05 AM--
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PSP Videos Updated
Here are 12 new videos for you to feast on: Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, Patapon, Syphon Filter: Combat Ops, Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops+, God of War: Chains of Olympus, Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice, and more!--1/24/2008 12:00:34 AM--
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Experienced Racer's Analysis Of GT5: Prologue
Just how realistic is Gran Turismo 5: Prologue? Well, according to one person who knows a bit about real-life racing, Prologue is pretty damn accurate. Impressive, yes?--1/24/2008 12:00:24 AM--
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THQ Reports Financials, Cancels Titles And Closes Studio
THQ's financials weren't terrible, but there is some bad news- they've canceled the PS3 version of Frontlines: Fuel of War and the PS2 version of Destroy All Humans!: Big Willy Unleashed, and they're closing the Concrete Games studio.--1/24/2008 12:00:01 AM--
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DMC4 Demo Delayed For PSN? (UPDATED)
Kotaku Australia says the playable demo for Devil May Cry 4 on the PSN has been delayed until February 1. But is this only for PAL regions, or North America as well?--1/24/2008 12:00:46 AM--
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--1/23/2008 6:00:45 PM--

January 23rd, 2008

Last Updated 3473 days, 9 hours ago

PSP Wallpapers Updated
As promised, we've updated over 35 PSP wallpapers for you to enjoy. This brings our collection to a total of 285. There's a lot to sort through. Have fun.--1/23/2008 6:00:45 PM--
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Haze Delayed Yet Again
According to the latest financial update from Ubisoft, Haze has once again slipped. Now it's only expected to arrive some time in the next fiscal year, which kinda sucks.--1/23/2008 1:39:33 PM--
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Famitsu Weighs In On DMC4, Disgaea 3
Devil May Cry 4 is the biggest game of February, and Famitsu says it's great (no big surprise). They also offer their review of Disgaea 3...NIS better bring it here.--1/23/2008 10:54:57 AM--
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Ubisoft: Splinter Cell: Conviction Not For PS3, No Release Date
We got all excited yesterday because we thought Splinter Cell: Conviction was headed to the PS3 on April 1, but both pieces of information were wrong. Damn.--1/23/2008 10:25:34 AM--
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Hot Shots 5 Renamed, More Details Coming
Nope, it's not "Hot Shots Golf 5" anymore; it's Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds. SCEA is also planning to unveil some new details and info over the next few weeks.--1/23/2008 12:00:03 AM--
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God Of War III: Not Until End Of 2009?
We figured we wouldn't see GoWIII until 2009, but now a "reliable Sony source" has said the EARLIEST we can expect the blockbuster title would be Christmas of '09. Aww...that's just too far away.--1/23/2008 12:00:09 AM--
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Devil May Cry 4 Demo Now Hitting This Week
We thought it wouldn't become available until January 31, but as it turns out, the playable demo for DMC4 is scheduled to hit the Store and Marketplace this Thursday. Yay!--1/23/2008 12:00:12 AM--
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--1/22/2008 2:19:09 PM--

January 22nd, 2008

Last Updated 3474 days, 12 hours, 41 minutes ago

FCC Filing Confirms Ceramic White PS3 For North America
Sony hasn't announced it, but that's okay: they have filed with the FCC to bring the sleek Ceramic White PS3 to North America! Isn't the black and white contrast pretty?--1/22/2008 2:19:09 PM--
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Splinter Cell: Conviction Headed To PS3?
Ubisoft won't confirm it, but a UK online retailer has listed a PS3 version of the next Splinter Cell entry, supposedly only coming for the Xbox 360 and PC. A PS3 version = GOOD.--1/22/2008 1:43:10 PM--
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Online Petition For Assassin's Creed PSP
It's available on the PS3, Xbox 360, PC, and soon, the Nintendo DS. But nothing about the PSP, and owners of Sony's handheld aren't too happy about it. Petition time!--1/22/2008 10:58:50 AM--
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Rumor: Gerstmann, GameSpot Founder To Launch New Site
Gerstmann-gate is behind us, but the guys who lost their jobs might not want to let things go. Gerstmann and GS founder Vince Broady may "take on GameSpot" with a site of their own...--1/22/2008 10:44:43 AM--
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Sony: No PS3 Price Cut For Any Region
Forget any rumor you may hear that says the PlayStation 3 will fall in price some time soon. Sony says they have no plans to cut the price of the PS3 in any region.--1/22/2008 10:25:06 AM--
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April 25 Confirmed As GTAIV Release Date?
We've seen this date before, and here's more evidence supporting April 25 as the release date for Grand Theft Auto IV. Could Take-Two confirm it some time soon?--1/22/2008 12:00:05 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Ghostbusters: The Video Game
If you're dying for a third Ghostbusters movie, the videogame is your best bet. Written by Dan Akroyd, Harold Ramis, and Rick Moranis, the Ghostbusters game will take you into an all new adventure. --1/22/2008 12:03:03 AM--
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PS3 Preview: FIFA Street 3 (Hands-On)
We take a look at EA's third arcade soccer/football offering. Will you be impressed or left disappointed? Only one way to find out. --1/22/2008 12:03:03 AM--
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European Holiday PS3 Sales Hit Record High
Sony had a great holiday season in the U.S., and as it turns out, PS3 sales climbed to a record high in Europe during that same period. Lower retail costs will do that.--1/22/2008 12:00:46 AM--
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--1/21/2008 7:11:08 PM--

January 21st, 2008

Last Updated 3475 days, 7 hours, 49 minutes ago

PlayStation 3 Price-Drop Again? Don't Hold Your Breath
Heard rumblings of a PlayStation 3 price-drop? Well, I wouldn't put too much stock into them. Chances are it's fake. --1/21/2008 7:11:08 PM--
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Naughty Dog Would "Love" Uncharted Movie
Naughty Dog made one hell of a great game in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, and according to a recent interview, they'd love to see the movie. Well, so would we...we think.--1/21/2008 10:55:08 AM--
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Frontlines: Fuel Of War PS3 Delayed Or Canceled? (UPDATED)
The PS3 version of Frontlines has mysteriously disappeared from some retailer lists, which has prompted debate that it has been either delayed or canceled.--1/21/2008 10:41:23 AM--
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Guerilla Rushing Killzone 2: Pure Speculation
Thanks to a recent 1Up comment that can easily be misinterpreted, a rumor has started that Guerilla will release Killzone 2 in 2008 "no matter what." Not true.--1/21/2008 10:26:38 AM--
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PSW Magazine Confirms MGS4 Demo (UPDATED)
Konami has already said we shouldn't expect a playable demo for Metal Gear Solid 4, but if that's the case, what's this about a demo hitting "within the next month?"--1/21/2008 1:37:05 AM--
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Latest PSN/PS3 Ad Takes Jab At Xbox Live
Xbox Live costs money; the PlayStation Network doesn't. Sony wants to make this very clear in their latest Internet ad campaign, which says, "The fun's always free."--1/21/2008 1:34:45 AM--
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Pennsylvania Governor Supports ESRB
We always hear about politicians taking potshots at the video game industry, but here's one who not only supports the ESRB, he's willing to educate parents about it.--1/21/2008 1:33:06 AM--
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January 19th, 2008

Last Updated 3477 days, 16 hours, 6 minutes ago

Rumor: Virtually Interact With PS3 XMB
We know about the In-Game XMB that's coming, but what if Sony implemented the PlayStation Eye and let you browse with nothing more than hand movements? ...woah, that's all futuristic and stuff!--1/19/2008 10:54:23 AM--
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America's Army Game Saves Lives
Think it's just an overblown ad for the U.S. Army? Well, it might be, but it's still true- a 28-year-old "true hero" used skills learned in this game in a real-life emergency situation.--1/19/2008 10:40:00 AM--
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Sony PSP Sells 1:1 with Nintendo DS in Japan 1/7-1/13
It looks like the PSP is slowly closing in on the sales gap between the DS and the PSP. Also, check out sales numbers for the PS3 and Wii. --1/19/2008 10:27:01 AM--
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Lost Planet PS3 Dated, Extra Info Included
We finally have an official date for Lost Planet - February 26 - and Capcom has also revealed some exclusive multiplayer characters, like Frank West and Mega-Man!--1/19/2008 12:00:43 AM--
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--1/18/2008 1:58:14 PM--

January 18th, 2008

Last Updated 3478 days, 13 hours, 2 minutes ago

simExchange: PS3 Slowly Closing In On 360
Obviously, the one-year head-start has generated a big lead for Microsoft's Xbox 360, but the direct ratio of sales comparisons has been dropping steadily. Will the PS3 be selling as well as the 360 by the end of 2008?--1/18/2008 1:58:14 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Turok Hands-On
We've had a chance to play through this fairly lengthy demo, and we come away relatively happy with the experience. You should take a look; Turok is definitely worth your time.--1/18/2008 12:58:58 PM--
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PS3 Hardware Review: Logitech G25 Wheel
The most amazing peripheral available makes playing games like Gran Turismo 5 and GTR2 (PC) the most fun you can have with your pants on. Well, assuming you play games with your pants on. --1/18/2008 11:00:56 AM--
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Street Fighter IV Playable In Japan Next Month
We haven't seen anything playable yet for SFIV, but the first playable demo will hit the AOU 2008 Amusement Expo in Japan next month! Will it go online, too...?--1/18/2008 10:54:15 AM--
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Resistance 2 Clarification, Added Details
It seems some early information from that Game Informer article was inaccurate, so Insomniac cleared things up. They also added a few more juicy details to the mix.--1/18/2008 10:43:32 AM--
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PlayStation Store Update, Turok Demo Included
Here's this weeks Store update, and contrary to the report yesterday, the playable Turok demo is here! We've also got a bunch of DLC, added themes, and more trailers.--1/18/2008 10:27:26 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Our latest batch of PS3 videos is smokin'- we treat you to three new - and very bloody - Dark Sector trailers, then move on to a couple of Turok vids, and then seven more, one each for Burnout Paradise, MLB 08: The Show, PixelJunk Monsters, Turning Point: Fall of Liberty, etc.--1/18/2008 12:00:33 AM--
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SCEJ Job Ad Hints At Backwards Compatibility For PS3, PS4?
Woah, what's this? Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is looking for a software engineer to handle software emulation for PS1, PS2, PSP AND PS3 games. Hmm...--1/18/2008 12:00:45 AM--
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Rumor Revival: Crysis Coming To PS3
You just can't keep a good rumor down. And according to one source, this isn't even a rumor- "insiders" at Crytek have said we can expect Crysis on the PS3 some time soon!--1/18/2008 12:00:45 AM--
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--1/17/2008 9:25:41 PM--

January 17th, 2008

Last Updated 3479 days, 5 hours, 35 minutes ago

Videogame Console Sales - December 07
Did Sony end up selling their estimated 800k PlayStation 3 consoles? Did the Xbox 360 manage to outsell the Wii? And how did the PlayStation 2 perform?--1/17/2008 9:25:41 PM--
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Rumor: Final Fantasy VII Remake For PSN
If Square-Enix is indeed planning to remake classics for the PlayStation Store, it would stand to reason that Final Fantasy VII is included. It's not a next-gen remake, but it's still FFVII.--1/17/2008 1:35:45 PM--
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Electric Shock Gaming Via MindWire VF5 (UPDATED)
Yes, it's true- it's called electric shock gaming, as 5 self-adhesive pads deliver sensory feedback directly to your body! Not an accessory for the faint of heart!--1/17/2008 10:32:49 AM--
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Alone In The Dark 5 Delayed Until May, "TBA" On PS3
Originally expected to release in March, Alone in the Dark 5 has been pushed to May for the PS2, Xbox 360, Wii and PC. The PS3 version has slipped further, and is "TBA 2008."--1/17/2008 10:49:40 AM--
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DMC4 Playable Demo Set For January 31
Early rumors said this demo might actually arrive tomorrow, but we've just learned it will hit on January 31. We can't wait to get our hands on that Exterminator mode!--1/17/2008 12:00:17 AM--
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PS2 Review: Puzzle Quest: Challenge Of The Warlords
It's one of the PSP's best games, and now it's on the PS2. Check out this very entertaining blend of puzzle and role-playing; despite its flaws, it's quite addictive.--1/17/2008 12:00:08 AM--
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MotorStorm Track Pack Officially Detailed
We heard of this pack's arrival earlier, but we now have the finalized details from the developers themselves: it's here today, it costs $2.99, and there are two sweet new tracks!--1/17/2008 12:00:59 AM--
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Vote For Your Favorite PSX Extreme Design (Round 3)
We are left with 2 finalists in what should be the final round of voting for the next PSX Extreme design. Take a look at the design selection and vote for your favorite.--1/17/2008 12:00:46 AM--
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--1/16/2008 1:42:28 PM--

January 16th, 2008

Last Updated 3480 days, 13 hours, 18 minutes ago

Bionic Commando Remake For PSN, Marketplace
We knew about the next-gen Bionic Commando for the PS3 and Xbox 360, but this is news: Capcom will be remaking the original classic for the Store and Marketplace!--1/16/2008 1:42:28 PM--
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Next Famitsu To Boast New FFXIII Info
The next issue of Famitsu, which hits Japan on January 25, will include a bunch of new information and details (and images?) of Final Fantasy XIII. Release date, please?--1/16/2008 10:46:50 AM--
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Europe Will Receive Crisis Core This "Spring"
Well, at least you know it's coming. Square-Enix has confirmed that Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII will arrive in Europe this spring, which isn't too far off.--1/16/2008 10:31:14 AM--
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Game Journalism A "Boys Club," Treats Women As "Sex Objects"
So says a self-righteous observer who also claims video game journalists are "addicted," "awkward," and "obsessed" with portraying women in an immature fashion. Mm-hm.--1/16/2008 12:00:40 AM--
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PS2 Review: Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity
It's one of the PS2's first offerings in 2008, and normally, we'd be excited that it involves a video game icon. But does Sega finally give us a decent Sonic title?--1/16/2008 12:00:29 AM--
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Chains Of Olympus Box Art Unveiled!
Come on inside to check out the officially revealed box art for the PSP's God of War: Chains of Olympus! It's awesome, and we can't wait for the March 4 release date!--1/16/2008 12:00:54 AM--
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Size Matters Confirmed For PS2?
Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters remains one of the top titles on the PSP, so it makes sense that PS2 owners should partake of that quality. Now, the port may be confirmed.--1/16/2008 12:00:35 AM--
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--1/15/2008 10:16:09 PM--

January 15th, 2008

Last Updated 3481 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes ago

PSP Wallpapers Updated
20 PSP wallpapers were added to our section, with more to come. Make sure you take a look through our gallery of 250 wallpapers. --1/15/2008 10:16:09 PM--
3481 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes old

PS3 Review: NFL Tour
EA BIG's newest NFL entry isn't quite NFL Street. There's some good, and some bad. NFL Tour is moderately priced at $40, but is it worth the purchase? Read the review and find out.--1/15/2008 5:51:37 PM--
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2K Boston Won't Rule Out Bioshock PS3
Late last year, the word was- "No, we're not doing Bioshock for PS3." Now, after a job listing for programmers with PS3 experience, it's- "nothing to announce at this time."--1/15/2008 1:42:54 PM--
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Sony: In-Game XMB Pics Fake
Remember yesterday when that supposed "genuine" pic of the In-Game XMB in operation was passed around? Well, Sony says it's fake; there are no January firmware updates.--1/15/2008 10:59:49 AM--
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Square-Enix Seeks To Expand Focus, Considers Euro Studio Purchase
Square-Enix hopes to expand its worldwide appeal, and that means focusing on the Western territories more. This could include the acquiring of a European game studio, too.--1/15/2008 10:46:46 AM--
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More Resistance 2 Details Discovered
Game Informer dropped the first bomb with the unveiling, and now ThreeSpeech has added a few more juicy details: new enemies, better AI, better health system, etc.--1/15/2008 10:33:01 AM--
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Rumor: 20+ Unannounced Exclusives For PS3
It seems a SCE insider has let it slip that there are over 20 currently unannounced PS3 exclusives on the way, and that includes two from Team ICO. Certainly seems plausible...--1/15/2008 12:24:48 AM--
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PS2 Preview: Nobunaga's Ambition: Rise To Power
It'd be a mistake to assume the PS2 is dead. Koei is FINALLY bringing this game to North America next month (it was released in Japan in 2004), and we like the idea.--1/15/2008 12:22:51 AM--
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Square-Enix Remaking Classics For PSN?
The latest rumor says a Japanese publisher will be remaking old classics for the PlayStation Network...could it be Square-Enix? Could we see Chrono Trigger on the PSN?--1/15/2008 12:20:31 AM--
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Beowulf, Wolfenstein Writer Roger Avary Arrested
The screenwriter who penned "Beowulf" and is currently working on the "Wolfenstein" movie has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and driving under the influence.--1/15/2008 12:16:56 AM--
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January 14th, 2008

Last Updated 3482 days, 11 hours, 43 minutes ago

Twisted Metal PS3 To Be Revealed in PS2 Head-On?
Could it be finally happening? Is February going to be the month where we finally get a confirmation of a PS3 Twisted Metal? See what David Jaffe said...--1/14/2008 3:17:05 PM--
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PS2 Preview: Twisted Metal: Head-On: Extra Twisted Edition
David Jaffe has dropped a load of information on us today about the upcoming overhaul of Twisted Metal Head-On. There's an amazing price tag, as well as so many free goodies it'll make your head spin. --1/14/2008 3:18:42 PM--
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Rock Band DLC Update
Another week, and more downloadable content for Rock Band. Three more bands hit the PlayStation Store and Live Marketplace: Blink 182, The Monkees and Sweet.--1/14/2008 1:42:09 PM--
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Lost Planet: Extreme Condition PS3 Gets Exclusive Playable Character
Lost Planet is no longer a Xbox 360 exclusive, and PS3 owners will get the benefit of an exclusive playable character: it's Luka, which should add consumer appeal.--1/14/2008 10:56:10 AM--
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Rumor: PS3 In-Game XMB Arrives This Month?
The announcement of an In-Game XMB for the PlayStation 3 made all PS3 owners quite happy, but we don't really have a release date. Could it hit before January is over?--1/14/2008 10:40:53 AM--
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StreamMyGame: Play PC Games On Your PS3
It's one heck of a great idea, and could revolutionize the way you play your games. If you'd like to be able to play some great PC games on your PS3, the answer is here.--1/14/2008 12:00:23 AM--
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MGS4 On Track, Playable From Start To Finish
Not only will there be no more delays, but MGS4 is "playable from start to finish" and on track for its scheduled - and massively anticipated - Q2 release. Get ready, stealth fans!--1/14/2008 12:00:24 AM--
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Turok Partial Enemy List Revealed
If you're wondering what kind of insane dinosaurs and other creatures you might be encountering in Turok, here's a brief look. These things should look amazing on screen!--1/14/2008 12:00:42 AM--
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January 12th, 2008

Last Updated 3484 days, 12 hours, 5 minutes ago

Pornstars, Video Games And...Wait, What?
There are certain combinations that have gone down in history as the greatest of all time...pornstars and video games would be one of them. Too bad it's not possible.--1/12/2008 2:55:37 PM--
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Free Radical: Haze Delay "Best Thing Possible For The Game"
Some may consider the Haze delay to be a bad thing, but the developers clearly think otherwise. They're taking the extra time to meet our high expectations, so be patient!--1/12/2008 10:34:23 AM--
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PSP Preview: Patapon
Okay, all you whiners out there saying that games aren't innovative or original anymore, listen up- Patapon is one of the most unique titles you'll ever hear about!--1/12/2008 12:00:16 AM--
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DivX Headed To PSP?
We were excited when it was confirmed for the PS3, and now, it seems Sony also wants to bring the popular service to the PSP. Look for it in firmware update 4.0.--1/12/2008 10:25:10 AM--
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--1/11/2008 2:25:13 PM--

January 11th, 2008

Last Updated 3485 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes ago

Sony Europe: PlayStation 3 + Two Games = 349GBP
Sony will be launching a new promotional campaign next week. See the details, and find out which games will be part of it. --1/11/2008 2:25:13 PM--
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Resistance 2 Unveiled, 60-Player Online!
It seems the latest issue of Game Informer contains a giant feature on Resistance 2, which means we've got a bunch of new info...that includes multiplayer online for 60!--1/11/2008 1:52:21 PM--
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Sex In Games Causing Uproar, Proves Mainstream Ignorance
Despite a big fat "M" rating on a game like Mass Effect, and despite the average age of a gamer, the critics say it's marketed towards kids. ...because we're all kids, right?--1/11/2008 11:19:24 AM--
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PlayStation 3 Production Costs Halved
At this time, Sony loses about $200 with every PS3 sold, but not for much longer: Nikko Citigroup has managed to drop manufacturing costs from about $800 to $400 for the 40GB model. This should indicate a much better financial year.--1/11/2008 10:39:35 AM--
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PS3: Rewards That Go Beyond Achievements
It's no secret that the Xbox 360 has Achievements and the PlayStation 3 doesn't, but all that is going to change. And, PS3 owners evidently will be getting more...--1/11/2008 10:26:02 AM--
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New PS3 Models Will Depend On Consumers And "Market Trends"
After contacting Sony, they basically confirmed they will be considering new PS3 models, but it will depend on the consumers and market trends for each territory.--1/11/2008 12:00:12 AM--
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"Bite-Sized" PSP Games Scheduled For Store
Before, PSP owners had to own the PS3 for access to the PSN, but the PC PSN helped, and now, these PSP morsels on the Store should entice PS3 owners to buy a PSP!--1/11/2008 12:00:44 AM--
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North American And European PSN Update
Both the NA and Euro PlayStation Stores got a big update this week, and that includes a couple new PS1 classics, more videos and trailers, and some great DLC.--1/11/2008 12:00:50 AM--
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--1/10/2008 4:36:29 PM--

January 10th, 2008

Last Updated 3486 days, 10 hours, 24 minutes ago

NBC Universal HD-DVD Exclusivity Has Ended
HD-DVD's last remaining big player is now a free-agent. And this is very, very bad news for the HD-DVD camp. On top of that, yet another movie studio's exclusivity is over. --1/10/2008 4:36:29 PM--
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Tokyo Game Shows Gets Date Change
Japan's Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association announced a slight date change for this year's Tokyo Game Show. See when you can expect coverage to begin. Details within.--1/10/2008 4:13:05 PM--
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Kojima Podcast: No More MGS4 Delays
Behind the GTAIV delay, this was probably the biggest loss of 2007. But Konami says they're not about to let it slip again; MGS4 should definitely hit during Q2!--1/10/2008 1:45:30 PM--
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GameStop Shatters Holiday Sales Records
Sony had a great holiday season, and as it turns out, so did GameStop. The retailer happily reports record holiday earnings for the nine-week holiday season.--1/10/2008 10:43:10 AM--
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Sony Planning To Introduce More PS3 Models
Sony has announced they are stopping shipments of the 20GB and 60GB PS3 models to Japan, but apparently, they will release new models to support "end-user preferences."--1/10/2008 10:28:20 AM--
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PS3 Preview: The Agency
It's one of the most intriguing blends in video game history; the customization and depth of a MMO combined with the fast-paced action and flash of a third-person shooter.--1/10/2008 12:03:12 AM--
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MGO Starter Pack Included With MGS4
We had hoped Konami would include Metal Gear Online with Metal Gear Solid 4, and they are! However, it's only a Starter Pack...what does it mean for the future?--1/10/2008 12:01:27 AM--
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Soul Calibur IV: Vader For PS3, Yoda For 360
Well, here's one way to decide which version of Soul Calibur IV to pick up: Darth Vader will grace the PS3 version while Yoda is available in the 360 version!--1/10/2008 12:00:25 AM--
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"Real Trigger" Add-On For Sixaxis
Sony decided to make the R2/L2 buttons triggers (or, quasi-triggers) on the Sixaxis controller, but some people don't like that. Hence, this third-party no-slip add-on.--1/10/2008 12:00:56 AM--
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--1/9/2008 2:28:09 PM--

January 9th, 2008

Last Updated 3487 days, 12 hours, 32 minutes ago

Microsoft Will Consider Blu-Ray Support For Xbox 360
The PlayStation 3 is the only video game console to offer Blu-Ray support, but if HD-DVD bites the dust, Microsoft says they will consider a Blu-Ray add-on for the 360.--1/9/2008 2:28:09 PM--
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Editorial: Why PC Gaming Is Dying
Having grown up with PC gaming, this is extraordinarily hard for me to admit, but the evidence is overwhelming. Sadly, it may be time to prepare the long-awaited eulogy.--1/9/2008 2:38:57 PM--
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Rumor: GTAIV Getting Fourth Trailer, Release Date?
Thanks to a German website, a rumor has sprung up that says a fourth trailer for Grand Theft Auto IV is on the way...could it include that elusive release date?--1/9/2008 1:35:03 PM--
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Sony Confirms LittleBigPlanet For September
After much rumor and speculation, Sony has confirmed that anxious PS3 owners will receive LittleBigPlanet in September. It'll make for a great addition to the fall lineup!--1/9/2008 10:50:19 AM--
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Evolution Designing New GUI For MotorStorm Sequel
The original was good fun, but Evolution isn't about to recycle the same 'ol, same 'ol for the sequel: they're developing a brand new Graphical User Interface for it!--1/9/2008 10:30:07 AM--
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New Line Cinema Confirms Blu-Ray Exclusivity
Yep, another studio has announced their exclusive support for Blu-Ray, and New Line isn't fooling around. They've dumped all HD-DVD plans and will focus 100% on Blu-Ray.--1/9/2008 10:14:24 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We've got a bunch of videos straight from the CES show floor, including the two latest for LittleBigPlanet and new trailers for Turning Point: Fall of Liberty, Frontlines: Fuel of War and Conflict: Denied Ops. There are a bunch of others, too; like, Burnout Paradise, Battlefield: Bad Company, NFL Tour and more!--1/9/2008 12:00:52 AM--
3488 days, 3 hours old

Sony Announces PlayStation 3 In-Game XMB
It has been a feature we've wanted ever since the launch of the system, and now it's finally on the way. We'll soon be able to access the XMB while playing a game.--1/9/2008 12:00:56 AM--
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Infinity Ward Prepping CoD4 Patch For PS3
Some of you may have noticed a few issues when playing Call of Duty 4 PS3 online, but Infinity Ward has developed a patch to fix the issues. It may be available already.--1/9/2008 12:00:52 AM--
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--1/8/2008 10:36:55 PM--

January 8th, 2008

Last Updated 3488 days, 4 hours, 24 minutes ago

McDonald's: Videogames Responsible for Obesity
Oh, no they di'nt. Well they did. In a move that could only be branded as cowardly, McD's tried to change focus and blame us. --1/8/2008 10:36:55 PM--
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Two More Add-On Packs For Folklore
Two more packs loaded with extra downloadable content are on the way, and both include more quests and new areas, another costume for Ellen, and a brand new Folk.--1/8/2008 1:44:19 PM--
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Blu-Ray Movies On The Go With PSP
Yes, there's plenty of connectivity between the PS3 and PSP already, but we bet you didn't know this will eventually include Blu-Ray movies. Load them into the PS3, then copy them over to the PSP and watch 'em on the portable handheld!--1/8/2008 10:58:58 AM--
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Not Enough Memory In PSP-1000 For Skype
Why can't Skype function on the original PSP model? The answer doesn't have anything to do with a marketing ploy; the PSP-1000 simply doesn't have enough memory.--1/8/2008 10:40:52 AM--
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MGS4 Frame Rate Fluctuations Almost Unnoticeable
Many sources have reported seeing the MGS4 presentation at CES 2008 fluctuate between 30 and 60 fps. However, they also say the shift is barely noticeable.--1/8/2008 10:29:22 AM--
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Paramount And DreamWorks May Drop HD-DVD, Side With Blu-Ray (UPDATED)
Warner Bros. joined Disney in backing Blu-Ray, but they may not be the last major movie studio to make the move. It seems two more are planning to join the Blu-Ray camp!--1/8/2008 12:00:51 AM--
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PS2 Review: NeoGeo Battle Coliseum
SNK decided to take a lot of characters from some of their most recognizable franchises, and toss 'em all into this 2D tag-team fighting game. Good idea, but does it work?--1/8/2008 12:00:24 AM--
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Madden NFL 08 PS3 Patch Hits Today
It's a patch that has long since been available for the Xbox 360 version of the game, but it needed to gain "certification" before arriving on the PlayStation Store.--1/8/2008 12:00:26 AM--
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--1/7/2008 8:48:31 PM--

January 7th, 2008

Last Updated 3489 days, 6 hours, 12 minutes ago

Unreal Tournament III Mod Tools Released
The authoring tool needed to "cook" PS3 mods is here. We've got the links you need in order to get your Unreal Tournament III PS3 mod tool. --1/7/2008 8:48:31 PM--
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Target To Carry Blu-ray Exclusively?
Yup, you're reading that correctly. Possibly even more bad news for HD-DVD. Find out which official may have spilled the beans a little too early. --1/7/2008 8:11:10 PM--
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CNet Facing Investor Takeover Attempt
CNet Networks, which owns GameSpot, has posted a 19% loss in stock over the past three years, and investors are seeking to oust the current board of directors. What does this mean for the future of GameSpot and other CNet domains?--1/7/2008 1:46:51 PM--
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Hirai: PS3 Could Turn Profit This Year
Sony still loses money on every PS3 it sells, but with quickly declining manufacturing costs and very strong holiday sales numbers, gaming chief Kaz Hirai believes the company could start seeing a profit from their console in 2008.--1/7/2008 11:01:32 AM--
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UK Gets Two New MotorStorm Tracks
You lucky UK gamers are going to get two brand new MotorStorm tracks this week; both will be available for purchase on the PlayStation Store and both sound great.--1/7/2008 10:48:11 AM--
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SOE To Utilize Gamebryo For PSN Titles
Sony Online Entertainment and Emergent Technologies have announced a deal that will let SOE use the Gamebryo engine to create new games for the PlayStation Store. Nice!--1/7/2008 10:35:36 AM--
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Sony Officially Reveals Holiday Hardware Numbers, Skype For PSP
SCEA has revealed the holiday hardware unit sales for the PlayStation brand, and they've also confirmed the new Skype feature for the PSP. Great news for CES 2008!--1/7/2008 12:00:53 AM--
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GPS For PSP, Dual Shock 3 Mention At CES
Sony's official Consumer Electronics Show website lists a couple more things: a very cool GPS feature for the PSP plus an updated mention of the Dual Shock 3 for PS3!--1/7/2008 12:00:43 AM--
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--1/6/2008 12:00:45 AM--

January 6th, 2008

Last Updated 3491 days, 3 hours ago

Ben's Week In Review: January 6
Warner Bros. may have just handed Sony and Blu-Ray the win on a silver platter, Dark Sector looks brilliantly cruel and brutal, and I start playing through The Orange Box and Half-Life 2...and have a bit of an issue.--1/6/2008 12:00:45 AM--
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--1/5/2008 10:25:03 AM--

January 5th, 2008

Last Updated 3491 days, 16 hours, 35 minutes ago

DMC4 To Have Achievements, Motion-Sensing
Installing 5GB of data won't be optional, but it'll enable a no-load-time experience along with a ranking/achievement system! Sixaxis controls are also included.--1/5/2008 10:25:03 AM--
3491 days, 16 hours, 35 minutes old - 0 comments

EGM: Latest News, Rumors, Reviews
We've gathered up a bunch of stuff from the latest issue of EGM, and that includes some interesting news tidbits and rumors for 2008. Oh, and Burnout Paradise rules.--1/5/2008 12:00:06 AM--
3492 days, 3 hours old - 0 comments

BioWare "Could" Make Mass Effect For PS3...But Isn't
Now that EA owns BioWare, most - including analyst Michael Pachter - have predicted Mass Effect will come to the PS3. But BioWare says they don't have any plans for it.--1/5/2008 12:00:49 AM--
3492 days, 3 hours old - 0 comments

More Evidence For Skype On PSP
Although it still isn't "officially" confirmed, a Japanese news service is reporting Skype for PSP is fact. Not only that, but it could arrive as early as this month!--1/5/2008 12:00:28 AM--
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--1/4/2008 4:20:54 PM--

January 4th, 2008

Last Updated 3492 days, 10 hours, 40 minutes ago

Warner Bros. Axes HD-DVD, Now Blu-ray Exclusive!
Yet another gigantic blow to HD-DVD. Warner Bros. has announced their departure for HD-DVD. Find out what motivated them, and when they will end HD-DVD sales. --1/4/2008 4:20:54 PM--
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Sony: LittleBigPlanet In September For UK?
It seems Sony "insiders" are saying LittleBigPlanet should arrive some time this September in the UK. But is this true, and should North American gamers expect the same?--1/4/2008 2:27:23 PM--
3492 days, 12 hours, 33 minutes old - 0 comments

First Resistance 2 Image Isn't Accurate
You may, or may not, have come across an alleged screenshot of Resistance 2. If you have, there's things you need to know about it. --1/4/2008 1:29:23 PM--
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Sega Reveals New Characters for Superstars Tennis!
Check out which two characters will be appearing alongside a host of others. One is a no-brainer, but the other one is pleasant surprise. --1/4/2008 1:29:23 PM--
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German GamePro Reviews Devil May Cry 4
It appears the first DMC4 verdict is in- the German edition of GamePro has already reviewed the game, and they come away very impressed. Check out the details inside.--1/4/2008 11:09:01 AM--
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Dark Sector: Bloodiest Game Ever?
As gamers, we're more than familiar with virtual blood. But you've never have seen anything like Dark Sector before...it's a bloodbath punctuated by one truly vicious weapon.--1/4/2008 10:53:45 AM--
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Ray Kurzweil To Deliver GDC 2008 Keynote
If you ask, "who?" then you've GOT to pay attention. This guy should be perfect for the GDC, and once you take a gander at his resume, you'll be blown away. Seriously.--1/4/2008 10:29:29 AM--
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PSP Preview: Final Fantasy: Dissidia
It's a fighting game, but...not. If you require further elaboration (and you probably do), we suggest you check out the latest details for Final Fantasy: Dissidia.--1/4/2008 10:59:57 PM--
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Sony To Present LittleBigPlanet At CES 2008
It has been difficult digging up any new info for this one, and that includes details regarding the much-debated demo. But at least it'll be on display next week!--1/4/2008 10:58:15 PM--
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Official PlayStation Site: Haze Hits In March
It's probably the fourth or fifth release date we've seen for Ubisoft's anticipated PS3 exclusive, but maybe the official US PlayStation site has some inside info...--1/4/2008 10:56:10 PM--
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January 3rd, 2008

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Best Buy's 2008 Release List Features MGS4, GTAIV, DMC4, Killzone 2
We've seen a few dates from GameStop, and here, we see Best Buy's "guess-timates." Yeah, some are probably true, but can we really assume that all of them are accurate?--1/3/2008 1:34:36 PM--
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Details Emerge For Just Cause 2
The original didn't quite live up to expectations, but the concept was fantastic. Let's hope Avalanche can get it right the second time around; the sequel is on the way!--1/3/2008 10:54:05 AM--
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Dragon's Lair Could Be PSP-Bound
Provided the developers can locate a publisher for the project, this timeless classic will be making its way to Sony's handheld. DS owners shouldn't get all the fun.--1/3/2008 10:39:00 AM--
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Sony May Offer Subscriptions To PC PSN
If you're a frequent visitor to the Store on your PC, perhaps you want a way to download whatever you want for one set price, rather than paying for everything piecemeal. Well, Sony is considering that option.--1/3/2008 10:23:16 AM--
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Naughty Dog Confirms Uncharted 2
The original was easily one of the best games of 2007, so provided this translation proves correct, we're extraordinarily happy to see that a sequel is in the works!--1/3/2008 10:14:47 AM--
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PS3 Review: Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War
Koei and Omega Force are at it again with yet another strategy/action title, but they're taking on a new subject matter. It certainly has the depth, but is that enough?--1/3/2008 10:17:22 AM--
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PSP To Gain Skype Support Soon?
The PSP just keeps getting better and better, and Sony isn't done with the upgrades just yet. It seems the online communication service, Skype, will soon arrive!--1/3/2008 10:12:22 AM--
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January 2nd, 2008

Last Updated 3494 days, 13 hours, 21 minutes ago

Pachter Expects Strong Start To 2008
Total industry sales are expected to top $18 billion in 2007, and analyst Michael Pachter believes the growth trend will continue through the first part of 2008. We've got plenty of big-name titles on the way, remember!--1/2/2008 1:39:56 PM--
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Haze To Feature Downloadable Content
And it's not that "useless sh** like new skins," so says a Free Radical Design employee. Not only that, but he reaffirmed 4-player co-op and "story-led" multiplayer maps.--1/2/2008 11:05:12 AM--
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Heavy Rain Details, Demo Possible
Quantic Dream's mysterious PlayStation 3 exclusive is already gaining a lot of attention, and here's some early info regarding development/technical progress.--1/2/2008 10:50:20 AM--
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Ubisoft Delays Trio Of Titles For 2008
It's not the best way to start a new year, but you have to take the bad with the good. Ubisoft has delayed three potentially huge games until "fiscal year 2008:" Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, Far Cry 2 and Tom Clancy's EndWar.--1/2/2008 10:28:43 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
A bunch of great vids to kick off 2008: Ferrari Challenge, Dragon Ball Z: Burst, Grand Theft Auto IV, Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, Dark Sector, Turning Point: Fall of Liberty, Turok, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, and two each for Devil May Cry 4 and The Club.--1/2/2008 11:09:30 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV Set For March 3?
Here we go again. GameTrailers has given Grand Theft Auto IV a March 3 release date, but it's still only one of many dates we've seen recently. Is GT accurate?--1/2/2008 10:52:54 PM--
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Rush, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Crowes For Rock Band
Three more songs from three very different bands, and they're on the way to the Store and Marketplace. Check out which three songs were the latest to make the grade.--1/2/2008 10:29:07 PM--
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January 1st, 2008

Last Updated 3495 days, 15 hours, 55 minutes ago

New Year's Resolutions For "The Big 3"
We've dome some very stealthy and sneaky reporting, and we've learned of the official New Year's resolutions for Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. Check 'em out!--1/1/2008 11:05:12 AM--
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Rumor: Patch Coming For Orange Box PS3?
The Orange Box on the PS3 isn't quite the same experience as it is on the PC or Xbox 360, but perhaps Valve is working to fix that. Could we see an upcoming patch?--1/1/2008 12:45:31 PM--
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Hudson Has "Lots More Planned" For Bomberman
The cute little bombardier isn't showing his age, and Hudson wants to keep the classic franchise alive and well. A Live tournament, PSP title, and more for 2008! --1/1/2008 10:25:15 AM--
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Jaffe Praises Uncharted, We Agree 100%
David Jaffe certainly knows what he's talking about when it comes to gaming, and you should check out his candid thoughts on Uncharted: Drake's Fortune. We agree entirely!--1/1/2008 12:00:53 AM--
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GameStop Dates MGS4, Accepting Pre-Orders
It hasn't been officially announced by Konami, but GameStop has attached a date to Metal Gear Solid 4: June 17. Is it accurate, or is it just another "guess-timate?"--01/01/2008 11:45:05 PM--
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