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--10/31/2008 1:44:00 PM--

October 31st, 2008

Last Updated 3191 days, 23 hours, 26 minutes ago

Editorial: The Smartest Gaming Generation Is...?
Without trying to sound insulting or superior, I have to wonder: is the most intelligent generation of gamers the original generation? Think about it.--10/31/2008 1:44:00 PM--
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Resistance 2 Beta Extended To November 3 In North America
Initially scheduled to end on October 30, it has just been announced that the beta will continue through the weekend for "stability" reasons. Great news!--10/31/2008 11:02:52 AM--
3192 days, 2 hours, 8 minutes old - 14 comments

GTAIV Debuts Ahead Of LBP In Japan
The stats aren't official, but the estimated results are worth talking about. On its first day of availability in Japan, Grand Theft Auto IV dominates.--10/31/2008 10:53:59 AM--
3192 days, 2 hours, 17 minutes old - 14 comments

Guerilla: No "Lean And Peek" Mechanic In Killzone 2 Multiplayer
While it will be a staple of the single-player gameplay, Guerilla has taken it out of the online multiplayer. The explanation is based on testing feedback.--10/31/2008 10:36:29 AM--
3192 days, 2 hours, 34 minutes old - 27 comments

PS3 Walkthroughs Updated
A bunch more walkthroughs have been added for the PlayStation 3! Come and check what we've got. --10/30/2008 10:48:38 PM--
3192 days, 14 hours, 22 minutes old

PS2 Review: Crash: Mind Over Mutant
Our buddy Crash suffered through some tough times on the PS2, but Radical Entertainment seeks to right the ship. Thankfully, they do just that.--10/30/2008 10:20:09 PM--
3192 days, 14 hours, 50 minutes old - 6 comments

EA Losses Rise In Q2, Over 6% Of Employees Laid Off
Well, although net profit was up 40%, net losses were also way up, and in the wake of EA's new "cost reduction plan," about 600 employees lost their jobs.--10/30/2008 10:18:05 PM--
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LittleBigPlanet: New Content Confirmed
Media Molecule has confirmed that more levels and content is on the way, although selling user-created levels for real money may still be a ways off.--10/30/2008 10:03:59 PM--
3192 days, 15 hours, 7 minutes old - 11 comments

Yamauchi: Gran Turismo 5 Releasing "Sooner Than Expected"
It wasn't long ago when the estimated release date for GT5 was around 2010, but Kazunori Yamauchi now says it's coming "sooner than expected."--10/30/2008 9:47:42 PM--
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October 30th, 2008

Last Updated 3192 days, 15 hours, 49 minutes ago

PS3 Review: SingStar Vol. 2
The PlayStation 3's newest SingStar game may probably turn off fans of the first one. And perhaps the series' showing some age? Still, maybe this soundtrack is for you.--10/30/2008 9:21:54 PM--
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PS2 Review: SingStar Legends
A compilation of a horde of great songs dating as far back as the 50s. From Elvis to Nirvana...this one should appeal to many. --10/30/2008 9:21:54 PM--
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Final Fantasy XIII Gameplay Footage "By The End Of The Year"
RPG fans have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of some actual gameplay footage for FFXIII, and Square-Enix says we'll see a "battle scene" in 2008!--10/30/2008 1:28:29 PM--
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Sony On PS3: "We've Got Miles To Go"
Although they've made tremendous strides already, Sony claims they're "only halfway" to where they want the PS3 to be. Exciting things are planned...--10/30/2008 10:59:19 AM--
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Resistance 2 Confirmed For November 28 Release In UK
Okay, no more worrying about when R2 will finally hit the UK; no more of this "TBA 2008" stuff. It's launching on November 28, and that's not too bad.--10/30/2008 10:45:43 AM--
3193 days, 2 hours, 25 minutes old - 12 comments

Mirror's Edge Demo On PSN Today?
The source in question only mentions this demo for the UK - DICE is a European developer, after all - but here's hoping it comes to the U.S., too!--10/30/2008 10:34:43 AM--
3193 days, 2 hours, 36 minutes old - 41 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
Oh boy, do we have an update for you: two new vids for Fallout 3, Need for Speed: Undercover, and Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard, plus more for Edge of Twilight, Killzone 2, Guitar Hero: World Tour, etc.--10/29/2008 10:22:18 PM--
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Resistance 2 Co-Op: "15-20 Hours"
An Insomniac rep has just stated that if you want to see all the co-op gameplay afforded by the 6 available maps in R2, it'll take "15-20 hours." Yay!--10/29/2008 10:20:21 PM--
3193 days, 14 hours, 50 minutes old - 38 comments

Gaming To Produce A Nobel Peace Prize Winner By 2032?
Gaming continues to change the world, but one game developer and PhD believes there's a LOT more to come...could that include Nobel notoriety?--10/29/2008 10:06:33 PM--
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Only Annual Qore Subscribers Can Receive Home Beta Invite
It has just been confirmed: you CANNOT get an invite to the closed Home beta by purchasing Qore Episode 6; you need to be a current annual subscriber.--10/29/2008 10:11:29 PM--
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October 29th, 2008

Last Updated 3194 days, 22 minutes ago

Amazon PS3 Gold Box Event Today
You gotta be quick with your clicking finger if you wish to take advantage of the Lightning Deals on tap for Amazon's PS3 Gold Box event. Check it out!--10/29/2008 12:48:02 PM--
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No More Content Approval For PS2, Global PSN Possible?
Sony is streamlining the approval processes for the PS2 and PlayStation Network; no longer does the PS2 need content approval, and the PSN could go global...--10/29/2008 11:09:29 AM--
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Sony: "One Thing To Remember, Nothing Is Ever Exclusive"
If you're still annoyed that Microsoft has exclusive rights to certain DLC, Sony reminds us that "nothing is ever exclusive." GTAIV DLC could be soon...--10/29/2008 10:52:27 AM--
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PS3 Tops 360 Worldwide In Q2 2008
The second quarter results are in, and the PlayStation 3 has topped the Xbox 360 in worldwide sales. The total gap has closed quickly in the past year...--10/29/2008 10:38:28 AM--
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PS3 Review: MotorStorm 2: Pacific Rift
The follow-up to the smash original is finally here. Does it clear up the issues that plagued the first game? Or is it more of the same?--10/28/2008 10:56:25 PM--
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How To Score A Chick: Gamer Rule 101
Gamers used to have to hide their favorite hobby if they wanted a shot, but no more! Thanks to the music/rhythm explosion, you've got it MADE.--10/28/2008 10:33:14 PM--
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Sony "Delighted With The Response" To Platinum PS3 Series
Those Platinum PS3 titles are pretty hot sellers according to Sony, and as they prepare for the new batch, they celebrate the success of the first.--10/28/2008 10:07:16 PM--
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Street Date For Resistance 2 Broken?
Oh, those naughty, naughty stores. Visual evidence of people snagging R2 well before the release date have hit the Internet...we're kinda jealous.--10/28/2008 9:51:50 PM--
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Confrontation Update 1.20 Today
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation had a very rocky start, but yet another update releases today, and the experience just keeps getting better.--10/28/2008 9:38:52 PM--
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October 28th, 2008

Last Updated 3194 days, 16 hours, 24 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Resistance 2 (Hands-On)
Okay, so now that we've had plenty of time with the beta, we're ready to weigh in with our thoughts. Bottom line: it's stupid crazy silly nutty FUN.--10/28/2008 8:46:31 PM--
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PS3 Review: Far Cry 2
It's easily one of the most anticipated games of the year, but strangely enough, it's nothing like the original. ...and you know, that's not a bad thing.--10/28/2008 6:09:52 PM--
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Dead Space Headed To Big Screen, Sequel Confirmed
Yep, it seems EA is definitely planning a sequel to the fantastic Dead Space, but on a more somber note, they also want to bring it to Hollywood. Ech.--10/28/2008 5:54:24 PM--
3194 days, 19 hours, 16 minutes old - 9 comments

LittleBigPlanet Plagued By PSN Issues
The game is a gem, plain and simple, but the online aspect suffers from the standard launch problems: lag, disconnect issues, and sadly, even theft.--10/28/2008 5:46:38 PM--
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Sony Won't Drop PS3 Price In UK: "We Have A Business To Run"
They're not cutting the price of the system for the holidays in the U.S., and they won't do it in the UK, either. Business is business, ladies and gents.--10/28/2008 5:41:03 PM--
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Saints Row 3 Takes A "New Direction"
There are lots of loyal Saints fans, but it'll be interesting to hear their reaction: Volition is taking a "new direction" with Saints Row 3.--10/28/2008 5:35:50 PM--
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Sony "Madly Working" To Hit Home Release, Process "Going Well"
The latest update from Sony is good, as it's clear Home is a major priority, one they're cranking away on. They're working hard, but things are smooth.--10/28/2008 5:27:11 PM--
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Publishers Report: PS3 Software Outselling 360 Software
Although the Xbox 360 maintains its userbase lead, the PS3 continues to close the gap and the world's largest publishers are pushing more PS3 software.--10/28/2008 5:03:55 PM--
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PS3 Review: Fallout 3
Fallout's long awaited return is finally here, and this time it's Bethesda that's delivering the goods. Is this the epic Action-RPG of the year? Maybe.--10/28/2008 2:23:33 PM--
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PS3 Review: Rock Band 2
The follow-up to last year's amazing debut has arrived. See how it lives up to its forefather in our review. --10/28/2008 11:37:55 AM--
3195 days, 1 hour, 33 minutes old - 19 comments

PS3 Review: Fracture
This is one of those times where we play the game and say, "aw, this coulda been great." Sadly, despite the high level of promise, Fracture falls short.--10/28/2008 12:50:00 PM--
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Purchase Qore Episode 6, Receive Closed Home Beta Invite?
They handed out Resistance 2 closed beta invites, so why not give you access to the Home closed beta? There's plenty of incentive to subscribe to Qore now!--10/28/2008 12:18:22 PM--
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Will Arnett, Neil Patrick Harris Lend Voices To Matt Hazard
Two of the more recognizable voices out there will be featured in The Return of Matt Hazard, and considering the premise, it's excellent casting.--10/28/2008 12:39:57 PM--
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Rumor: Sony To Recall PSP-3000?
The PSP Brite has mysteriously disappeared from the official European PlayStation site, and the rumor has begun to spread: could Sony issue a recall?--10/28/2008 12:33:59 PM--
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LittleBigPlanet 2 Already In The Works?
Big games get sequels, but could they be cranking away on LBP2 already? It seems they've always planned to make SackBoy and Co. a franchise.--10/28/2008 12:29:06 PM--
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Sony May Try To Reclaim Grand Theft Auto Exclusivity For PS3
Sony's policy has always been clear and constant: "we don't pay for third-party exclusives." But the latest rumor says they may abandon this idea...--10/28/2008 12:25:18 PM--
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Someone Tripped a Cord...Sorry for the Downtime!
We're having some issues, as you may have noticed. Fear not, we'll be operating at 100% shortly. So stick with us, gang. --10/28/2008 11:42:18 AM--
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--10/25/2008 2:34:09 PM--

October 25th, 2008

Last Updated 3197 days, 22 hours, 36 minutes ago

PS3 Review: FIFA Soccer 09
Does this year's iteration fix all of the annoying problems of last year's game? Is this the football game you want in your PS3? Find out.--10/25/2008 2:34:09 PM--
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Editorial: A Gamer's Responsibility
Do you want to keep reveling in the excellent efforts of talented developers? Than you need to maintain your refusal to purchase less-than-worthy games.--10/24/2008 10:00:33 PM--
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RE5 Producer: RE5 Title Screen Couldn't Be Done On Wii
It's a harmless jab at the monstrous Wii population out there: an RE5 producer says Nintendo's console couldn't even handle the title screen.--10/24/2008 9:55:12 PM--
3198 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes old - 64 comments

LittleBigPlanet Hits GameStop Today?
SCEA said LBP would release during "the week of October 27," but could that translate to today for GameStop? You might want to give 'em a call...--10/24/2008 9:42:16 PM--
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October 24th, 2008

Last Updated 3198 days, 23 hours, 58 minutes ago

THQ Secures Rights To 50 Cent: Blood On The Sand
Unless you're a 50 Cent fan, this is probably a ho-hum story, but hey, it's news. THQ has snapped up the publishing rights to Blood on the Sand.--10/24/2008 1:12:52 PM--
3198 days, 23 hours, 58 minutes old - 36 comments

Army Of Two Suits Up In Hollywood
Well, here's an idea. Don't make a movie based on an awesome game; make a movie based on a "ho-hum" game and maybe THEN we'll get something decent.--10/24/2008 11:07:21 AM--
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Bioshock 2 May Not Be Released Simultaneously On PS3, 360, PC
Okay, so we're probably reading too much into this quote, but the implication seems to be that this sequel may not release simultaneously on all platforms...--10/24/2008 10:52:19 AM--
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Valkyria Chronicles A Sleeper Hit?
Pssst...hey. Over here. We got a little secret for ya...there's this game that's getting all kinds of high praise, and it's a PS3 strategy/RPG exclusive...--10/24/2008 10:37:10 AM--
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PS3 Review: Midnight Club: Los Angeles
The series' first next-gen outing has finally arrived, but it's not all peachy. This new Midnight Club has issues...but does it overcome them?--10/23/2008 11:13:44 PM--
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PS3 Review: SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation
You may have seen some discouraging reviews for this game, but we'd like to remind everyone - critics included - that WAITING a bit changes things.--10/23/2008 10:16:55 PM--
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Guitar Zeros Take Guitar Hero To A Whole New Level
Yeah, yeah, you can rip it up on Guitar Hero. Yeah, well, these guys generate entirely original music and use those plastic guitars to play it! ...wow.--10/23/2008 10:13:49 PM--
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Cloud: New FFVII Compilation Title "Coming Soon"?
The Final Fantasy VII icon has appeared in a picture with the words "Coming Soon," and of course, this has sparked debate. ...we almost don't wanna know.--10/23/2008 9:59:52 PM--
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GTAIV Trophies Coming October 27
If you've been seeking an excuse to go through Grand Theft Auto IV again, you should know that those long-awaited Trophies are coming on Monday...--10/23/2008 9:44:55 PM--
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October 23rd, 2008

Last Updated 3199 days, 23 hours, 50 minutes ago

Sony Focusing On Functionality And First-Party Titles For PS3
The third-party exclusive is dying, and Sony realizes they need to promote other aspects of the PS3; specifically, first-party franchises and functionality.--10/23/2008 1:20:08 PM--
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EA To Embrace Online Multiplayer: "The Future Is Now"
EA is hell-bent on going online "as fast as possible," and they admit that this is where "the head and heart of the company" lies. Get ready, MMO fans.--10/23/2008 11:08:24 AM--
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GTTV: Two Big Announcements, One Will "Rock The Internet"
GameTrailers TV is hyping up this week's show: two huge announcements; one for Call of Duty: World at War, and Neil Patrick Harris will unveil the other.--10/23/2008 10:52:16 AM--
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Home Ad Pops Up In PSN Registration
Those who go to sign up for a new Network account are told what the Network brings...and now, Sony is showing you that includes PlayStation Home!--10/23/2008 10:32:13 AM--
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Free Rock Band 2 20-Song Pack Revealed
You've wondered where your 20 free songs are...well here they are. Find out when you get them, and what it consists of. --10/22/2008 10:43:00 PM--
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Newest Spyro Game Releases
It's Spyro's 10th anniversary, and what better way to celebrate then with his first proper next-gen title? --10/22/2008 10:43:00 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
It's a great list, featuring some of the newest titles: MotorStorm: Pacific Rift, Damnation, Skate 2, Valkyria Chronicles, Alpha Protocol, the teaser trailer for Bioshock 2: Sea of Dreams, and more!--10/22/2008 10:19:35 PM--
3200 days, 14 hours, 51 minutes old

New Final Fantasy Versus XIII Info
We have no idea how far along in development this game is, but Famitsu has just revealed a few new character-related details. Sounds damn good to us.--10/22/2008 10:16:25 PM--
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Rumor: Resistance 2 Beta Opening Up To The Public Today
Disappointed you didn't get into the closed beta test? Well, have no fear: we've just heard they might be opening the doors to the public today!--10/22/2008 9:47:47 PM--
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Street Fighter IV Heading To North American Shores "This Winter"
Still no release date, but the game's producer says we can definitely expect Street Fighter IV some time this winter. A 2008 launch isn't likely, though.--10/22/2008 9:58:15 PM--
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October 22nd, 2008

Last Updated 3200 days, 23 hours, 37 minutes ago

GTAIV Tops LittleBigPlanet In Famitsu
Surprisingly, Japan's leading gaming publication gives Grand Theft Auto IV a 39/40, which just beats out LittleBigPlanet's score of 38/40. Not expected?--10/22/2008 1:33:35 PM--
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Wada Proposes "Japan Alliance"
Western publishers and developers are overtaking their Japanese counterparts, and Square-Enix boss Yoichi Wada proposes a relatively drastic change.--10/22/2008 11:03:59 AM--
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PSP Brite Off To A Slow Start In Japan
The PSP Brite has only sold a little bit more in four days then the PSP Slim sold in the first day of availability alone...things should pick up, though.--10/22/2008 11:18:29 AM--
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Harrison On LBP Recall: "Absolutely The Right Thing To Do"
Former President of Worldwide Studios at Sony and now president of Atari, Phil Harrison believes Sony made the right decision in recalling LittleBigPlanet.--10/22/2008 10:44:58 AM--
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PS3 Review: Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars
Yeah, it's a mouthful, but it's probably worth looking into. For only $15, you can nab this simple, colorful, and entertaining title. Bottom line: flawed but fun.--10/21/2008 10:27:57 PM--
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Game Reviewers: Who To Trust?
It's an ongoing debate, especially during a time when there are tons of reviews going up all over the place. Ads + money + opinion = gamer dilemma.--10/21/2008 10:25:28 PM--
3201 days, 14 hours, 45 minutes old - 49 comments

Penny Arcade Adventures Finally Hitting The PSN This Week
It took its sweet time getting here, but we'll finally get a chance to play On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness this Thursday. PA fans, unite!--10/21/2008 10:04:58 PM--
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PSP Firmware 5.01 Fixes Memory Stick Duo Error Issue
Update 5.00 delivered direct PlayStation Store access, but a problem can ensue if you're using a 8GB or 16GB Memory Stick Duo. 5.01 will fix it, though.--10/21/2008 9:51:30 PM--
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October 21st, 2008

Last Updated 3201 days, 18 hours, 45 minutes ago

PS3 Review: LittleBigPlanet
The game won't be out for another week to most of you, but here's our review to make that wait even worse. Sorry folks, but it's our job. LittleBigPlanet is a dream come true. --10/21/2008 6:25:21 PM--
3201 days, 18 hours, 45 minutes old - 79 comments

Stores Selling LittleBigPlanet Early
What's this? Are some stores breaking the game's street date and selling their recalled copies early? Seems like it. --10/21/2008 5:38:38 PM--
3201 days, 19 hours, 32 minutes old - 18 comments

Midnight Club: Los Angeles Released
Rockstar's highly anticipated street racer is finally on its way to the next-gen arena and it'll be in stores everywhere by tomorrow. --10/21/2008 5:38:38 PM--
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IGN, Play Giving Away Remaining Resistance 2 Beta Keys
IGN and Play.com should have a few beta keys left for Euro gamers, so hurry on over and check it out! You don't want to miss out on the fun, now do you?--10/21/2008 1:22:17 PM--
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Far Cry 2 Multiplayer Classes Revealed
It's a FPS, which means the online multiplayer is massively important. Ubisoft is giving you six classes to choose from, too, which is fantastic news.--10/21/2008 11:08:33 AM--
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Muslim Group President Speaks Out On LBP Koran Fiasco
Some people believe everyone is a little too sensitive, and constantly bowing to the P.C. police is counterproductive to the free speech amendment.--10/21/2008 10:56:26 AM--
3202 days, 2 hours, 14 minutes old - 39 comments

White Knight Chronicles Battle Details
More information has surfaced regarding WKC's engaging combat system, and we know you role-playing fans are just dying to take a look...--10/21/2008 10:38:50 AM--
3202 days, 2 hours, 32 minutes old - 16 comments

PS3 Review: Saints Row 2
It's the highly anticipated sequel that seeks to emerge from the shadow of Grand Theft Auto IV. Well, it's good, but it simply isn't polished enough.--10/20/2008 10:18:16 PM--
3202 days, 14 hours, 52 minutes old - 31 comments

Sony Injects Strict Updates Into PSN User Agreement
Sony can now monitor your actions on the Network, and they're not responsible for damaged systems due to automatic downloads/updates. There's more, too...--10/20/2008 10:15:21 PM--
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Sony Preparing New SOCOM Patches
Sony says the servers aren't handling the "peak play hours" very well; with over 100,000 log-ins per day, they're working on new stability patches.--10/20/2008 10:01:03 PM--
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PS3 Versions Of Legendary, Eternal Sonata Delayed In Europe
Unfortunately, Atari's European release schedule shows a small Legendary delay, and Eternal Sonata has been pushed clear into February. Sorry, guys.--10/20/2008 9:49:19 PM--
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October 20th, 2008

Last Updated 3202 days, 2 45 minutes ago

Bioshock Ships to Stores
Come tomorrow afternoon, most of your favorite game stores should have their copies of Bioshock. And we urge you to pick one up.--10/20/2008 4:25:36 PM--
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LittleBigPlanet Release Update
We still don't have exact release dates for the freshly delayed LBP, but we do have "week of" estimates. Check out the latest info for the U.S. and Europe.--10/20/2008 1:04:59 PM--
3203 days, 6 minutes old - 38 comments

Treyarch On World At War: "The Game Will Speak For Itself"
Every time someone says, "You can't make a game better than CoD4," Treyarch steps up and patiently explains: "we understand it's hard, but we can do it."--10/20/2008 11:00:48 AM--
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Analysis: Xbox 360 Price Drop Not Hindering PS3 Sales
As far as EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich can see, the recent 360 price drop isn't hurting PS3 sales. Evidence states price cuts may not hurt competitors.--10/20/2008 10:48:37 AM--
3203 days, 2 hours, 22 minutes old - 26 comments

Resistance 2 Beta Keys MIA At IGN (UPDATED)
IGN was going to hand out a horde of EU beta keys for Resistance 2 today, but Sony has been forced to delay the batch until tomorrow. Sorry, Euro gamers!--10/20/2008 10:31:25 AM--
3203 days, 2 hours, 39 minutes old - 10 comments

PSXE Best Of The Best Poll Update: Crash Secures Special Spot
Forget about the freaky thrills of Resident Evil or Silent Hill; it's clear you guys prefer the bouncy cuteness of Crash Bandicoot. He's in the Finals!--10/19/2008 11:07:00 PM--
3203 days, 14 hours, 3 minutes old - 10 comments

Is It Possible To Have Too Many Great Games At Once?
We ask this question with a smile on our faces, but it's still an intriguing - albeit enviable - dilemma. Can too much greatness arrive all at once?--10/19/2008 10:29:13 PM--
3203 days, 14 hours, 41 minutes old - 48 comments

Bonus Missions For Far Cry 2 Pre-Order
Unfortunately, it seems this deal only applies to UK retailer HMV, but if you act now, you can get four extra missions if you pre-order Far Cry 2!--10/19/2008 10:06:46 PM--
3203 days, 15 hours, 4 minutes old - 3 comments

Dual XP Earning In Resistance 2 Co-Op May Arrive Later
Yep, there's a co-op campaign in Resistance 2, but at this point in time, your buddy will NOT be earning experience. Insomniac may change this, though.--10/19/2008 9:54:50 PM--
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October 19th, 2008

Last Updated 3204 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Dead Space
EA delivers a survival horror game that has surpassed my expectations ten-fold. Dead Space is a superb adventure that you should not pass on. --10/19/2008 11:16:38 AM--
3204 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes old - 29 comments

Ben's Week In Review: October 19
The Resistance 2 beta kicks boatloads of ass, our Bioshock PS3 review proves what I've been SAYING, and I'm more swamped with games than ever before.--10/18/2008 10:59:15 PM--
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October 18th, 2008

Last Updated 3205 days, 2 hours, 9 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Bioshock
It was arguably the Xbox 360's biggest release, and now it's finally arrived on the PlayStation 3. Is Bioshock worth your money?--10/18/2008 11:01:34 AM--
3205 days, 2 hours, 9 minutes old - 28 comments

Vader And Yoda Finally Set To Square Off In Soul Calibur IV
Well, you couldn't do it initially (tricky Namco), but you'll be able to as of October 23: Yoda is coming to the PS3 while Vader is headed to the 360.--10/18/2008 10:53:14 AM--
3205 days, 2 hours, 17 minutes old - 16 comments

Phantasy Star Portable Releasing In Europe Spring 2009
Euro gamers will be happy to know that another great PSP RPG is headed their way next spring, as Sega Europe has announced Phantasy Star Portable.--10/18/2008 10:37:39 AM--
3205 days, 2 hours, 33 minutes old - 5 comments

Resistance 2 Beta, Website News
The MyResistance site boasts a few big updates, and it seems some people are having difficulty getting their Resistance 2 invites. It'll be okay, though!--10/17/2008 10:36:18 PM--
3205 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes old - 14 comments

SCEA, SCEE Reveal New LittleBigPlanet Release Dates
LBP has been delayed due to Qur'an "expressions" found in one of the game's songs, and now we know when the game will arrive in the U.S. and Europe.--10/17/2008 9:55:23 PM--
3205 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes old - 29 comments

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October 17th, 2008

Last Updated 3205 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes ago

LittleBigPlanet Delayed Worldwide Due To "Qur'an Expressions"
Well, this is no good. Sony has spotted something that could offend followers of the Qur'an, and this means the game is facing an inevitable delay.--10/17/2008 1:27:01 PM--
3205 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes old - 114 comments

Dragon Age Confirmed For PS3, 360
Originally announced only for the PC, BioWare has revealed that Dragon Age: Origins is also coming to the PS3 and 360...it's BioWare's first PS3 project, too.--10/17/2008 10:53:42 AM--
3206 days, 2 hours, 17 minutes old - 25 comments

Gabe Newell: Gamers "Seem To Know More" Than Publishers
We're not big fans of the guy, but when you're right, you're right. Newell calls gamers "incredibly smart," and believes they know what "makes a good game."--10/17/2008 10:38:52 AM--
3206 days, 2 hours, 32 minutes old - 19 comments

Bioshock 2 Is Both Sequel And Prequel
Is it a sequel? Is it a prequel? Nope, it's kinda both! At least, that's how 2K is describing Sea of Dreams, as "part of a prequel." ...interesting, no?--10/17/2008 10:26:55 AM--
3206 days, 2 hours, 44 minutes old - 18 comments

PS3 Preview: Quantum Theory
Hey, you realize we're talking about a big-budget, third-person shooter that's also a PS3 EXCLUSIVE, right? You gotta check out Tecmo's ambition, here.--10/16/2008 10:20:16 PM--
3206 days, 14 hours, 50 minutes old - 18 comments

SOCOM Plagued By Errors, Glitches
It's not what gamers wanted when they unwrapped their new copy of SOCOM: Confrontation, but we're hoping Sony will address the issue very soon.--10/16/2008 10:18:21 PM--
3206 days, 14 hours, 52 minutes old - 21 comments

Network And Store Back Online, Resistance 2 Beta Available!
Sony had to take the Store (and some other Network options) offline for a little while, but everything is back...and the Resistance 2 beta is here!--10/16/2008 10:07:05 PM--
3206 days, 15 hours, 3 minutes old - 30 comments

EndWar Demo Only Temporarily Exclusive To Xbox 360
The Tom Clancy's EndWar demo is now on the Live Marketplace, and we thought it might never come to the PS3. But Ubisoft says it will arrive eventually.--10/16/2008 9:54:35 PM--
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October 16th, 2008

Last Updated 3206 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes ago

Editorial: Sony Abandons B/C...Why?
Future generations may not even understand the term, "backwards compatibility," and I'm not liking this new philosophy by Sony. Why abandon this?--10/16/2008 9:00:52 PM--
3206 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 69 comments

NPD Sept. 08: Xbox 360 Outsells PS3, Slow Game Month
Fueled by its latest price-drop, the Xbox 360 takes down the PlayStation 3 for the month of September. But by how much?--10/16/2008 6:04:51 PM--
3206 days, 19 hours, 6 minutes old - 48 comments

Confrontation Trophies Coming Soon
If you have the game, you've probably already realized that Trophies aren't included. But don't worry, they're coming in the next few weeks.--10/16/2008 11:01:58 AM--
3207 days, 2 hours, 9 minutes old - 8 comments

Resistance 2 Beta Should Go Live Today Or Tomorrow (UPDATED)
If certain forum administrators at certain official sites are correct, and other evidence checks out, this beta should be up within the next 24 hours! Lock and load.--10/16/2008 10:48:11 AM--
3207 days, 2 hours, 22 minutes old - 54 comments

Bioshock PS3 Features Bioshock 2: Sea Of Dreams Trailer
You unlock this trailer after beating the game, and while it's only 15 seconds long, at the very least, it proves the sequel is headed to the PS3.--10/16/2008 10:35:53 AM--
3207 days, 2 hours, 35 minutes old - 14 comments

PS3 Review: NBA 2K9
2K Sports steps it up with this year's installment, producing a faster, livelier, and even more robust b-ball title. Watch out EA, 2K9 is a contender!--10/15/2008 10:19:25 PM--
3207 days, 14 hours, 51 minutes old - 2 comments

Atari Traps Ghostbusters: The Game?
It was a recent casualty of corporate maneuvering and it still doesn't have an official home, but Dan Akyroyd says Atari has snapped up the game.--10/15/2008 10:17:02 PM--
3207 days, 14 hours, 53 minutes old - 10 comments

SOCOM: Confrontation Requires "At Least 3.1GB" Of HDD Space
Oh great, it's back. The debate returns in full force with the message on the back of Confrontation, which says we'll need "at least 3.1GB" of HDD space.--10/15/2008 9:58:58 PM--
3207 days, 15 hours, 12 minutes old - 42 comments

Two Demos Come With Dead Space
Need more incentive to pick up Dead Space? Okay, how's about demos for Burnout Paradise and Battlefield: Bad Company? It's a good idea, isn't it?--10/15/2008 9:44:00 PM--
3207 days, 15 hours, 26 minutes old - 13 comments

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October 15th, 2008

Last Updated 3208 days, 41 minutes ago

FIFA 09 Arrives at Stores
Footy fans your soccer game has arrived. FIFA Soccer 09 receives some of the biggest changes the series has seen in four years, and you're going to love them all. --10/15/2008 12:29:11 PM--
3208 days, 41 minutes old - 7 comments

SOCOM Confrontation Released!
Get out there and grab your copies, folks! Sony's latest SOCOM game has finally arrived, and you've got three ways of purchasing it.--10/15/2008 12:02:04 PM--
3208 days, 1 hour, 8 minutes old - 27 comments

EA On Take-Two Buyout Attempt: "A Waste Of Ink"
EA's John Riccitiello says they were just trying to "help" Take-Two through a difficult time and in the end, the entire process was a big "waste of ink."--10/15/2008 11:00:12 AM--
3208 days, 2 hours, 10 minutes old - 8 comments

Saints Row 2 In NYPD's Crosshairs
The cops didn't like GTAIV so why should they like Saints Row 2? NYPD's union boss has already spoken out against it, giving us the "desensitized" speech.--10/15/2008 10:47:11 AM--
3208 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes old - 18 comments

2K Talks Bioshock PS3 Enhancements
Bioshock on the PS3 is an amazing experience, bolstered by extra bonuses the Xbox 360 and PC versions didn't have. Here are a few more.--10/15/2008 10:31:26 AM--
3208 days, 2 hours, 39 minutes old - 14 comments

Does Gaming Understand "Scary" Better Than Hollywood?
Something lurks in the shadows... Wondering what it might be is twice as scary as actually finding out what it is; gaming can do it, but movies apparently can't.--10/14/2008 11:22:11 PM--
3208 days, 13 hours, 48 minutes old - 33 comments

PS3 Firmware 2.50 Available Now, Includes Flash 9 Support
You heard all about it a couple days ago and now it's here. Log on to download firmware update 2.50 and get in-game screenshots plus Flash 9 support!--10/14/2008 10:58:30 PM--
3208 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes old - 38 comments

TGS 2008 Breaks Attendance Record
The Tokyo Game Show keeps getting bigger; TGS 2007 broke all previous records and this year, they topped themselves again. Lotsa games, lota visitors.--10/14/2008 10:41:00 PM--
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October 14th, 2008

Last Updated 3208 days, 17 hours, 45 minutes ago

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Release Dates Confirmed
It's bound to spark yet another epic battle between the MK die-hards and the DC fanboys, but this one is only loaded with virtual blood. Dates inside!--10/14/2008 7:25:18 PM--
3208 days, 17 hours, 45 minutes old - 8 comments

EA Looking For A Mirror's Edge Trilogy
Mirror's Edge isn't even out yet, but EA already has long-term plans for the potentially revolutionary title. Let's hope it's worthy of those sequels!--10/14/2008 7:06:24 PM--
3208 days, 18 hours, 4 minutes old - 9 comments

Home Launches On November 19, Boosts PS3 Holiday Sales?
Sony boss Kaz Hirai expects Home to boost PS3 sales, and we may have the release date: one source says the date is confirmed as November 19.--10/14/2008 6:42:09 PM--
3208 days, 18 hours, 28 minutes old - 22 comments

SCEA Announces "PlayStation-Branded YouTube Channel"
It only makes sense, doesn't it? Give the PlayStation community yet another fantastic resource, with PLENTY of content, and everyone's happy.--10/14/2008 6:25:18 PM--
3208 days, 18 hours, 45 minutes old - 14 comments

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October 13th, 2008

Last Updated 3210 days, 13 hours, 30 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: LittleBigPlanet (Hands-On)
We go hands-on with arguably the most anticipated PlayStation 3 game of the year and man is this absolutely incredible. --10/12/2008 11:40:29 PM--
3210 days, 13 hours, 30 minutes old - 52 comments

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Headed for PSN?
Could it be true? See what someone came across while lurking the ESRB's official site. --10/13/2008 8:22:15 PM--
3209 days, 16 hours, 48 minutes old - 23 comments

PS3 Preview: Bioshock (Hands-On)
We've got the game in our hands and here we are telling you why, come next week, you should have a copy of your own. Believe the hype.--10/13/2008 2:10:56 PM--
3209 days, 23 hours old - 26 comments

PlayStation 3 Firmware 2.5 Details
The next notable PlayStation 3 firmware update is going to be 2.50, and here's what you can expect to see. --10/13/2008 11:09:22 AM--
3210 days, 2 hours, 1 minute old - 51 comments

PSP Firmware 5.0 Details
The PSP also gets a firmware update of its own, complete with an assortment of new features to make the handle that much better. --10/13/2008 11:09:22 AM--
3210 days, 2 hours, 1 minute old - 9 comments

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October 11th, 2008

Last Updated 3212 days, 3 hours, 50 minutes ago

New RE5 Controls Exhibit Fresh Action-Oriented Focus
The controls for Resident Evil 5 have been revealed, and it's clear that Capcom has revamped the scheme yet again to reflect a more streamlined approach.--10/11/2008 9:20:29 AM--
3212 days, 3 hours, 50 minutes old - 21 comments

Final Fantasy Agito XIII Now Only In Development For PSP?
Originally only announced as a mobile title, Square-Enix then revealed it was coming to the PSP. Now, it seems the mobile version might be gone...--10/11/2008 9:03:32 AM--
3212 days, 4 hours, 7 minutes old - 14 comments

Ben's Week In Review: October 11
White Knight Chronicles sounds great but I have one tiny concern, Dead Space is prominent on my radar, and a huge October interrupts my game list.--10/11/2008 12:01:48 AM--
3212 days, 13 hours, 9 minutes old - 21 comments

PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 Console War: Unneeded Animosity?
The console war will always have its fair share of negativity, but the inflammation has increased over the past year, and I'm wondering why...--10/10/2008 10:36:25 PM--
3212 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes old - 183 comments

Uncharted Waters Confirmed For PS3
No, this isn't Uncharted 2; it's a PC RPG by Koei that is now headed to the PlayStation 3. More of these games will be on the way; get used to it.--10/10/2008 10:15:19 PM--
3212 days, 14 hours, 55 minutes old - 6 comments

Ubisoft: Far Cry 2 "A Lot More Dynamic" Than Call Of Duty 4
Not only is it "a lot more dynamic" but Ubisoft also believes Far Cry 2 should be "more fun for everybody." Bold claims against CoD4, no?--10/10/2008 9:59:41 PM--
3212 days, 15 hours, 11 minutes old - 20 comments

LBP Unboxed Weeks Before Release
LittleBigPlanet launches on October 21 in North America, but it seems someone already has a retail copy. And here are the leaked pics of LBP unboxed!--10/10/2008 9:46:59 PM--
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October 10th, 2008

Last Updated 3213 days, 54 minutes ago

Prince Of Persia Classic For PSN
Now here's a remake that ought to spark plenty of interest: it's the 1989 classic, now set to hit the PSN with updated visuals, new animations, content, etc.--10/10/2008 12:16:27 PM--
3213 days, 54 minutes old - 8 comments

White Knight Details: Create-a-Combo, 4-Player Online Quests
The game has made its appearance at TGS, and we now have plenty of new details. Create and name your own combos, 4-player PSN co-op quests, etc.--10/10/2008 11:00:45 AM--
3213 days, 2 hours, 10 minutes old - 15 comments

Eden Turning Up The Heat With Alone In The Dark: Inferno
Eden Studios swore to PS3 owners they'd get a much better version of Alone in the Dark. Well, they've pulled out all the stops, and now it has a new name.--10/10/2008 10:47:58 AM--
3213 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes old - 10 comments

LocoRoco Sequel Releases In November In Europe
We haven't seen a release date for the U.S. yet, but it seems LocoRoco 2 should be available in Europe this November. More great puzzlers, please!--10/10/2008 10:34:53 AM--
3213 days, 2 hours, 36 minutes old - 2 comments

PS3 Review: Silent Hill: Homecoming
The newest installment in Konami's survival/horror effort is here, and it's time to dive into another creepy and downright nightmarish quest. Freaky, freaky.--10/9/2008 10:36:11 PM--
3213 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes old - 17 comments

Are Digital Downloads A Cost-Effective Game Solution?
Given what we just saw with Wipeout HD, isn't it a possibility that more digital downloads could replace the pricey retail releases? It could work...--10/9/2008 10:33:18 PM--
3213 days, 14 hours, 37 minutes old - 18 comments

Another Big PlayStation Store Update
Sony has dumped so much content onto the Store, it's tough to even read it all. Time to log on once again and peruse the goods; there's PLENTY to see.--10/9/2008 10:09:43 PM--
3213 days, 15 hours, 1 minute old - 12 comments

PSP Updates: Direct Store Access, More Digital Downloads
Direct Store access is coming to the PSP on October 15, and some UMD games will be available for digital download, including Resistance: Retribution!--10/9/2008 9:52:01 PM--
3213 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 5 comments

Dual Shock 3 LittleBigPlanet Bundles
They're only confirmed for Japan at this point, but there's no point in limiting consumers to a PS3 LBP bundle. Hence, the Dual Shock 3 bundles!--10/9/2008 9:37:21 PM--
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October 9th, 2008

Last Updated 3213 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes ago

New Castlevania Coming For PS3, 360
Not too much in the way of huge news at TGS this year, but Konami has revealed a new Castlevania project for next-gen consoles. Dare we hope it's 2D?--10/9/2008 1:25:25 PM--
3213 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 17 comments

Rumor: Star Ocean 4: The Last Hope Confirmed For PS3
Well damn, we didn't realize Square-Enix read PSX Extreme religiously. Our rant goes up and now, S-E may have confirmed Star Ocean 4 for the PS3!--10/9/2008 12:35:46 PM--
3214 days, 35 minutes old - 33 comments

Resistance 2 And Retribution: PS3/PSP Connectivity Features
All sorts of sweet info: Resistance 2 and Resistance: Retribution will take advantage of the PS3/PSP connectivity in a big way; you gotta check it out!--10/9/2008 11:02:30 AM--
3214 days, 2 hours, 8 minutes old - 11 comments

2K Responds To Bioshock PS3 Graphical Criticisms
You may have heard some of the complaints - not based on much besides two leaked screenshots - but don't put too much stock in them. 2K clears it up.--10/9/2008 10:47:22 AM--
3214 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes old - 14 comments

Snake And Sephiroth SackBoys!
Endless possibilities for LBP: during a LittleBigPlanet presentation at TGS, Hideo Kojima unveiled the Snake SackBoy, and Sephiroth is comin', too.--10/9/2008 10:34:19 AM--
3214 days, 2 hours, 36 minutes old - 19 comments

Hey Square-Enix, Did PlayStation Fans Betray You?
We're just wondering. Have we wronged you in some way? What's with this abandoning of PS3 owners this generation? Didn't we treat you well enough?--10/8/2008 10:49:24 PM--
3214 days, 14 hours, 21 minutes old - 91 comments

Dead Space: "World's Scariest Game"
Another review, more glowing praise: PSW's analysis is in, and not only is it another 9/10 conclusion, but the compliments are absolutely sky-high.--10/8/2008 10:46:47 PM--
3214 days, 14 hours, 24 minutes old - 25 comments

THQ Not Worried About Streaking Backlash In Saints Row 2
Yes, it's true- you can go a-streaking in Saints Row 2. Press down twice on the d-pad and off you go! THQ isn't worried about any backlash, either.--10/8/2008 10:29:16 PM--
3214 days, 14 hours, 41 minutes old - 7 comments

Rumor: Killzone 2 Beta Invites Sent To North American Gamers
If you're a PlayStation Underground member, you might want to start checking your inbox for a Killzone 2 beta invite. They may have already gone out!--10/8/2008 10:03:20 PM--
3214 days, 15 hours, 7 minutes old - 15 comments

PS3 Owners Going Home On 10/24?
Could it be possible that PlayStation Home will become available on October 24? We've heard of a little clue that says it could be true... Let's hope!--10/8/2008 9:42:48 PM--
3214 days, 15 hours, 28 minutes old - 21 comments

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October 8th, 2008

Last Updated 3214 days, 22 hours, 6 minutes ago

Sony Not Dropping PS3 Price In 2008
Due to the "best software lineup of any PlayStation generation," Sony sees no need to drop the price of the PlayStation 3 for the upcoming holiday season.--10/8/2008 3:04:03 PM--
3214 days, 22 hours, 6 minutes old - 56 comments

Famitsu Reveals Tecmo PS3 Exclusive, Quantum Theory
Evidently, Famitsu has lifted the veil on a new PlayStation 3 exclusive: it's a third-person shooter from Tecmo, and it should release some time in 2009.--10/8/2008 1:55:01 PM--
3214 days, 23 hours, 15 minutes old - 7 comments

No Sony Press Conference At TGS
Oh, how boring. It seems that neither Sony or Nintendo will be giving a press conference at TGS 2008, but at least Sony still has a very big booth.--10/8/2008 11:43:59 AM--
3215 days, 1 hour, 27 minutes old - 22 comments

No Tekken 6 For PS3, But Bloodline Rebellion Is Confirmed
The first part of that title is gonna scare the crap out of you, but have no fear: Bloodline Rebellion is just like the arcade version, only with extras!--10/8/2008 11:31:00 AM--
3215 days, 1 hour, 39 minutes old - 26 comments

USA Today Giving Away 15,000 LittleBigPlanet Beta Keys
It may be your last and best chance to secure one of those elusive LBP beta codes, but it should be an easy score: just send an e-mail, and you're in.--10/8/2008 11:16:22 AM--
3215 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes old - 53 comments

October Loaded With GoY Candidates, Or Overlooked Greatness?
The sheer number of promising titles coming out this month is mind-boggling, but can any of them compete with GTAIV, MGS4, Resistance 2 and Gears of War 2?--10/7/2008 10:36:13 PM--
3215 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes old - 30 comments

PS3 Preview: Valkyria Chronicles
We can't believe we just did a preview for another PS3 RPG (even if this is more of a strategy/RPG), but they're a-comin'. Sega's looks pretty cool, too.--10/7/2008 10:41:16 PM--
3215 days, 14 hours, 29 minutes old - 14 comments

PSP Preview: Super Stardust Portable
If you haven't bought and downloaded Super Stardust HD on the PlayStation Network, you're missing out. But hey, the experience will go portable soon.--10/7/2008 10:38:47 PM--
3215 days, 14 hours, 32 minutes old - 5 comments

FIFA 09 A Smash Success In Europe
It won't come as a surprise to anyone, but FIFA 09 is tearing up the sales charts in Europe. In fact, it's one of the fastest selling next-gen games to date.--10/7/2008 10:13:16 PM--
3215 days, 14 hours, 57 minutes old - 6 comments

Volition: No Third Entry Until We Collect Saints Row 2 Feedback
It seems the team is waiting for the fan reaction to the sequel before they start working on Saints Row 3. In other words, it's a "wait and see" approach.--10/7/2008 9:57:35 PM--
3215 days, 15 hours, 13 minutes old - 7 comments

Resistance 2 Beta Kicks Off Friday?
Everyone's wondering when the beta test for Resistance 2 will begin, and all our current information seems to point towards a Friday launch...--10/7/2008 9:41:16 PM--
3215 days, 15 hours, 29 minutes old - 15 comments

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October 7th, 2008

Last Updated 3215 days, 21 hours, 53 minutes ago

White Knight Chronicles: 100 Hours Of Story, PSN Co-Op
Want a game that reminds you of the good ol' PS1 days when a great RPG could last a LONG time? Well, WKC is LONG, and there's even PSN co-op gameplay!--10/7/2008 3:17:39 PM--
3215 days, 21 hours, 53 minutes old - 45 comments

Guitar Hero: World Tour Deluxe Version Detailed, Priced
Okay, Guitar Hero fans, this is the ultimate bundle package. It costs $50 more than the standard package, but there are TONS of extra goodies.--10/7/2008 12:42:33 PM--
3216 days, 28 minutes old - 7 comments

Full Track List For Saints Row 2
All you GTA fans know just how important the radio is (it's true!), so THQ is providing a massive track list for the radio stations in Saints Row 2.--10/7/2008 11:11:37 AM--
3216 days, 1 hour, 59 minutes old - 11 comments

LBP Control Sometimes "Annoys" Media Molecule Boss
Just like with anything else, there's always room for improvement. Media Molecule co-founder Mark Healey says the Z-axis control sometimes "annoys" him.--10/7/2008 10:55:21 AM--
3216 days, 2 hours, 15 minutes old - 16 comments

Resistance 2 Trophies Discovered
Stocking up on Trophies on your PS3? Just HAVE to get as many as you can for every game you play? Well, here's a peek at your challenge list for R2.--10/7/2008 10:36:50 AM--
3216 days, 2 hours, 34 minutes old - 14 comments

PS3 Review: LEGO Batman: The Videogame
Traveller's Tales just keeps churning out the LEGO-based titles, and while it's certainly nothing new, their latest is yet another solid effort.--10/6/2008 10:31:37 PM--
3216 days, 14 hours, 39 minutes old - 6 comments

Dead Space To Utilize Dead Silence
The most horrific visions can only occur in our minds, and EA is gonna play mind games by instituting "dead silence" in Dead Space to keep suspense sky-high.--10/6/2008 10:27:57 PM--
3216 days, 14 hours, 43 minutes old - 9 comments

Wipeout HD: A Full $60 Experience For A Budget Price
Perhaps you don't realize it, but fans should be appreciative. Sony probably could've charged a lot more for Wipeout HD, but opted to be NICE.--10/6/2008 10:14:56 PM--
3216 days, 14 hours, 56 minutes old - 17 comments

More Classic FF Characters To Be Confirmed For Dissidia?
According to a recent interview with game's senior director, Terra, Bartz, and even Cloud will be confirmed as characters in Dissidia: Final Fantasy.--10/6/2008 9:57:41 PM--
3216 days, 15 hours, 13 minutes old - 9 comments

RE5 To Boast Revamped Controls
Capcom retooled the gameplay controls for Resident Evil 4, and it turned out to be a fantastic decision. Looks like they're doing it again for RE5...--10/6/2008 9:45:49 PM--
3216 days, 15 hours, 25 minutes old - 7 comments

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October 6th, 2008

Last Updated 3216 days, 22 hours, 9 minutes ago

Sony Online Entertainment Done With PC-Exclusive MMOs
There was a time not too long ago when one couldn't even conceive of a MMO on a console, but now, SOE says ALL their games are coming to the PS3.--10/6/2008 3:01:42 PM--
3216 days, 22 hours, 9 minutes old - 14 comments

Attention PS3 Owners: EA Is Working To Reclaim Your Trust
Few had harsher words for EA than PSXE during last year's constant disappointments, but it appears as if the publisher is slowly regaining some trust...--10/6/2008 1:14:25 PM--
3216 days, 23 hours, 56 minutes old - 39 comments

No 60FPS For Far Cry 2; There's Just "Too Much Going On"
One of the game's producers has said that due to so many things going on at once, they're not able to manage 60 frames per second in Far Cry 2.--10/6/2008 11:07:11 AM--
3217 days, 2 hours, 3 minutes old - 21 comments

SCEA Announces PSP-3000 Bundles
The finalized release details for two PSP-3000 bundles are here; the first is out next week and the other drops in November. Both are great holiday options!--10/6/2008 10:56:03 AM--
3217 days, 2 hours, 14 minutes old - 10 comments

PS3 The Lead Platform For SKATE 2
"Due to criticism leveled at its predecessor," EA developer Black Box is making a big change with the sequel: they're using the PS3 as the lead platform.--10/6/2008 10:38:58 AM--
3217 days, 2 hours, 32 minutes old - 12 comments

PS3 Review: WipeOut HD
It's the racing game we've all been waiting for, and we must say...the wait was well worth it. This is the best way to spend $20 ever. --10/6/2008 12:32:12 AM--
3217 days, 12 hours, 38 minutes old - 21 comments

PSXE's Best Of The Best Polls Update: GT2 Speeds To Victory
Yes, Gran Turismo 2 has cruised to an easy win in the Best Sports/Racing Poll for the PS1, but for some reason, Tony Hawk fell off his skateboard this week.--10/5/2008 11:05:53 PM--
3217 days, 14 hours, 5 minutes old - 6 comments

Is A PlayStation 3.5 In Our Future?
Recently, we've started to hear whispers about Sony's plans for the PlayStation 4, but what about the possibility of something different? A PS3.5, of sorts?--10/5/2008 10:36:10 PM--
3217 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes old - 40 comments

Old-School Hero Matt Hazard "Returns"
If you're wondering why you've never heard of Matt Hazard and why "returns" is in quotations, it's because he never existed...until now. We'll explain.--10/5/2008 10:16:17 PM--
3217 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes old - 3 comments

Square-Enix Set To Underwhelm PS3 Owners At TGS 2008
Hey, the Tokyo Game Show is coming up this week, and we think some of you are expecting big things from Square-Enix. ...well, don't hold your breath.--10/5/2008 9:55:52 PM--
3217 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes old - 26 comments

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October 5th, 2008

Last Updated 3218 days, 13 hours, 23 minutes ago

Why PSX Extreme Is Your #1 PlayStation Resource
You may accuse us of self-promotion if you wish, but after scanning the competition for a long time, we believe we've got a little somethin' extra.--10/4/2008 11:47:12 PM--
3218 days, 13 hours, 23 minutes old - 73 comments

PSP Preview: Star Ocean: The Second Evolution
You may not have had the chance to play The 2nd Story back in the PS1 days, but if not and you now own a PSP, we've got good news. The remake is nigh!--10/4/2008 11:53:42 PM--
3218 days, 13 hours, 17 minutes old - 6 comments

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October 4th, 2008

Last Updated 3218 days, 2 29 minutes ago

SOCOM: Confrontation Beta Patch 1.50, Extended Testing
The team has one last patch to hand out, and they will extend the beta testing for this very reason. More details to come; the launch is still October 14.--10/4/2008 4:41:58 PM--
3218 days, 2 29 minutes old - 5 comments

Linger In Shadows For PSN: "Experiment In Interactive Digital Art"
Want something entirely new? You need to check out Linger in Shadows, which comes to the PSN this week (October). No, it's NOT a game...it's something else.--10/4/2008 11:01:25 AM--
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Rumor Clarification: PS2 Emulator Already Exists In 80GB PS3
Everyone's freaking out about the supposed downloadable PS2 emulator in the 80GB PS3. But depending on the model, it's a busted rumor.--10/4/2008 10:42:06 AM--
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Editorial: Do Elitist Gamers Have Fun?
Fanboys sit on one end of the spectrum and elitists occupy the other. Does the "I always know more than you," stuck-up elitist have ANY fun playing games?--10/3/2008 10:16:22 PM--
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Uncharted Movie Confirmed, Might Actually Be A Winner
Yep, they're definitely making a movie based on Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, and thankfully, it seems as if they have just the right guys behind it...--10/3/2008 10:12:51 PM--
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RE5 Leaves The Typewriter Behind
For nostalgic value, we're gonna miss the good ol' typewriter in Resident Evil 5. But realistically, we're glad to hear that Capcom is moving forward.--10/3/2008 9:55:08 PM--
3219 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes old - 14 comments

Manhunt 2 Finally Coming To The UK
It took Rockstar two tries to get it past ratings boards around the globe, but it took extra effort to convince the BBFC. October 31 is the day for the UK.--10/3/2008 9:39:39 PM--
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October 3rd, 2008

Last Updated 3219 days, 23 hours, 40 minutes ago

Games Love A Lagging Economy
While stocks bounce all over the place and everyone waits for DC to resolve the lending crisis, video games continue to thrive. Why? It's obvious.--10/3/2008 1:30:40 PM--
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Rumor: EA Targeting Epic Games
The EA/Take-Two deal is dead, but EA isn't about to sit back and lick their wounds. The current rumor is that they're interested in Epic and Unreal 4.0...--10/3/2008 12:16:27 PM--
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Resident Evil 5 Demo Early Next Year?
Recent magazine evidence says that Capcom plans to release a playable demo of RE5 in early 2009, and that's great news. We just want an exact date...--10/3/2008 11:01:47 AM--
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160GB PlayStation 3 Uncharted Bundle Launches On November 30
It should be a hot item when it releases: you get the new 160GB PS3, an awesome game, the Dual Shock 3 controller, and a PAIN voucher, all for $499.99.--10/3/2008 10:50:31 AM--
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Prologue Update Features New Cars
A new update is available for Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, and three new cars - along with gameplay enhancements - are here. Meet the GT by Citroen.--10/3/2008 10:38:02 AM--
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First Dead Space Review: Does EA Redefine Survival/Horror?
Think EA can't make any good games? The first review for Dead Space begs to differ; they offer some seriously glowing praise, and we're excited!--10/2/2008 10:32:32 PM--
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Sony Releases New LBP Beta Version
Hope you haven't spent a ton of time creating new levels, because if you have, they're gonna disappear when you download the new beta version. Sorry!--10/2/2008 10:30:42 PM--
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Weekly PSN Update Includes Bioshock, Eternal Sonata Demos
Last week was awesome (Wipeout HD, Burnout Paradise, etc.), but this week ain't too shabby: playable demos for Bioshock and Eternal Sonata!--10/2/2008 10:28:09 PM--
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Japanese Six-Month Hardware Sales: PSP Leads The Pack
The PSP is the most popular piece of gaming hardware in Japan during the first six months of 2008, and that's quite the achievement for the handheld.--10/2/2008 10:26:20 PM--
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October 2nd, 2008

Last Updated 3220 days, 2 7 minutes ago

PS3 Review: NFL Head Coach 09
Designed specifically for the most die-hard fans of the sport, this year's NFL Head Coach title is super niche. It's deep as hell, but it's hardly elite.--10/2/2008 5:03:57 PM--
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SKATE 2 "Feels Like Magic In Your Hands"
The original was a very solid skateboarding title with only a few significant flaws, but one hands-on preview says Black Box fixed it ALL in SKATE 2.--10/2/2008 1:25:07 PM--
3220 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 12 comments

Sony's Playable TGS 2008 Titles
Okay, so Sony has 11 currently unannounced games scheduled for the Tokyo Game Show, but here's the list of definites...and they're all playable. Check it out.--10/2/2008 12:36:11 PM--
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The Importance Of Collector's Editions?
Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling admits these special sets are just "pissing contests," but the hardcore gamer still needs 'em. Do you agree, Mr. Gamer?--10/2/2008 10:59:31 AM--
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Take-Two Considers "Interested Parties," Decides To Fly Solo
EA is gone and Take-Two has met with "various interested parties" to consider selling, but in the end, the GTA publisher has decided to go it alone.--10/2/2008 10:45:12 AM--
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Resistance 2 Public Beta Sign-Up
Going bonkers trying to score one of those elusive LittleBigPlanet beta codes? Then why not just sign up for the Resistance 2 beta? Easy as pie.--10/2/2008 10:31:52 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Downright awesome vids to drool over: two pieces of multiplayer footage for Call of Duty: World at War, a kick-ass Legendary music video, the debut trailer for Shellshock 2: Blood Trails, and much more!--10/1/2008 10:22:26 PM--
3221 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes old

OPM UK Rumors Abound
All kinds of stuff: Brutal Legend has a new home with EA, Crysis is coming to the PS3 with extras, screen grabbing with PS3 firmware 2.5, and more!--10/1/2008 10:19:46 PM--
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Rumor Busted: Open Home Beta Not Coming With Update 2.5
Despite what you may have heard, the coming together of update 2.5 and Home version 1.0 doesn't constitute the launch of the open beta. Oh well.--10/1/2008 10:07:29 PM--
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Sony: PlayStation 3 Sales Exceeding Initial Expectations
Many scoffed at Sony's ambitious goal of selling over 10 million PS3 units during the fiscal year, but now, SCEA says they're actually AHEAD of that goal.--10/1/2008 9:55:31 PM--
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Tecmo, Koei Plan To Merge In 2009
Neither company is doing so hot right now, so perhaps it's best to pool their resources. Tecmo and Koei should become one early next year.--10/1/2008 9:43:00 PM--
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October 1st, 2008

Last Updated 3221 days, 21 hours, 49 minutes ago

LittleBigPlanet PSP Rumor Resurfaces
We've been hearing whispers about a portable version of LBP for months, and now, a SCEE job listing indicates such rumors may have been true...--10/1/2008 3:21:41 PM--
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Capcom: Internet Ads For RE5, Want 3 Million In Sales
Capcom says they're planning a significant online advertising blitz for Resident Evil 5, and ultimately, they want the game to sell 3 million worldwide.--10/1/2008 1:22:22 PM--
3221 days, 23 hours, 48 minutes old - 18 comments

New Exclusive PS3 RPG Discovered
It's true! And it's not by Atlus, either; Demon's Souls will be developed by From Software and distributed by Sony, and yes, it's exclusive to the PS3.--10/1/2008 11:03:02 AM--
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Console Installed Base Nearly Doubles In UK In One Year
This time last year, 8.8 million people owned a PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PSP, or DS, and now, that number has jumped to 17.3 million in the UK. Serious growth!--10/1/2008 10:47:14 AM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV Trophies Unveiled
All you GTA fanatics have been waiting on that Trophy list, huh? Well, here it is, and you had best find a few extra hours in the day to get THIS done.--10/1/2008 10:32:33 AM--
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PS2 Review: Yakuza 2
We didn't get this sequel until almost two years after it released in Japan, but thankfully, it was worth the wait. Not flawless, but still tons 'o fun.--9/30/2008 10:29:36 PM--
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Sony Plans To Turn Closed LBP Beta Into Open Demo
Yeah, you read that right. The beta will generate the necessary hype and interest, but Sony will then open it up to the public during the final week. Tricky!--9/30/2008 10:26:22 PM--
3222 days, 14 hours, 44 minutes old - 21 comments

Analysts Predict Lending Crisis Won't Hurt Gaming Industry
The government's financial bailout plan has caused stocks to plummet and skyrocket, but analysts believe none of this will hurt game publishers.--9/30/2008 10:12:26 PM--
3222 days, 14 hours, 58 minutes old - 23 comments

EA's Redwood Shores Dead Space Team Seeking New Name
The internal team at EA's Redwood Shores studio responsible for Dead Space wants to distinguish themselves with a specific name. What'll it be?--9/30/2008 9:53:33 PM--
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