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--12/31/2008 11:12:24 AM--

December 31st, 2008

Last Updated 3125 days, 17 hours, 46 minutes ago

Double Fine Asks For "Psycho-pedia" Fan Contributions
If you're a Tim Schafer fan, you're most certainly a Psychonauts fan, right? Well, Double Fine needs your help to fill up a Wikipedia-style "Psycho-pedia!"--12/31/2008 11:12:24 AM--
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EA's "Extended Download Service" Ruffles Feathers
EA's PC online store is charging users an automatic "EDS" fee so you can re-download the game for 2 years...will this idea come to consoles, too?--12/31/2008 10:57:21 AM--
3125 days, 18 hours, 1 minute old - 53 comments

NIS Confirms Disgaea 2 For PSP
NIS has just launched the official website for Disgaea 2 PSP, and we learn that it boasts a score of improvements, plus extra content for all the fans.--12/31/2008 10:39:25 AM--
3125 days, 18 hours, 19 minutes old - 4 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
To celebrate the Japanese launch of White Knight Chronicles, we give you two Cinematic videos, plus new trailers for Resident Evil 5, Street Fighter IV, Afro Samurai, Yakuza 3, X-Blades and more!--12/30/2008 10:33:15 PM--
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Software Still The #1 Console Pusher
Yes, there are many factors to consider when you buy a video game console, but sitting pretty at the top of the priority list, after all these years, is...--12/30/2008 10:30:42 PM--
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RE5 Split-Screen Begs The Question: Do We Need This Anymore?
Back in the day, it was the only way to indulge in multiplayer entertainment. But these days, it's an aging option and not such a great one in RE5...--12/30/2008 10:05:43 PM--
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Capcom: RPGs Just Don't Sell Very Well Outside Japan
Annoyed at the lack of RPGs this generation? Well, maybe it's because your game playing brethren just don't buy enough of 'em. Capcom knows the score.--12/30/2008 9:49:32 PM--
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December 30th, 2008

Last Updated 3126 days, 10 hours, 58 minutes ago

PSXE Game Of The Year Nominations
Yep, here they are! We're giving you a shot at debating and arguing and conversing until your typing fingers fall RIGHT off. Awards come in a few days...--12/30/2008 6:00:16 PM--
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Street Fighter: The Legend Of Chun-Li Japanese Trailer
We all worry about movies based on games, but shockingly, this trailer looks damn good. Could this be one of the first worthwhile films for game fans?--12/30/2008 12:51:12 PM--
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Will Blu-Ray Expose DVD As An Aging Format In 2009?
By now, it should be clear that Blu-Ray is the wave of the future. And will its obvious advantages give the PlayStation 3 the edge in movies AND games?--12/30/2008 11:16:44 AM--
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Home To Always Remain In Beta?
Currently, if you're in PlayStation Home, you're in an open beta test. But according to director Jack Buser, it might ALWAYS be in this "test" format.--12/30/2008 10:52:11 AM--
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GameStop Offers Exclusive Killzone 2 Demo With Pre-Order
Okay, call off the dogs; the hunt for the best Killzone 2 pre-order incentive is here: do it at GameStop, and gain access to an exclusive playable demo!--12/30/2008 10:32:33 AM--
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PSP Preview: Loco Roco 2
The original offered handheld fans a very unique puzzle experience and the sequel should deliver once again. This one will brighten your day, guaranteed!--12/30/2008 12:39:22 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Guitar Hero: Metallica
The biggest metal band in the world is getting their very own version of Guitar Hero, and we can't wait to get our hands on it. Details within.--12/29/2008 10:25:00 PM--
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PS2 Review: Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain Of Memories
Originally released on the GBA, Square-Enix brings us the 3D PS2 version this month, and our expectations were high. Kingdom Hearts is always good...right?--12/29/2008 10:09:30 PM--
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The Truth About The PSP
The negative end-of-year stories are everywhere, but clearly, nobody feels like looking at the actual 2008 sales numbers. Gee...might be important.--12/29/2008 10:07:31 PM--
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Sony Stock Surges On Strength Of Falling PS3 Production Costs
Due to the announcement that Sony had drastically cut production costs on the PS3, the company's stock has surged; it's already at a 2-week high.--12/29/2008 10:04:37 PM--
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Sega Classics To Be Reborn On PSN?
Apparently, the ESRB has rated four old-school Sega classics for distribution on the Network: Sonic 3, Phantasy Star II, Comix Zone and Gunstar Heroes.--12/29/2008 10:02:56 PM--
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December 29th, 2008

Last Updated 3127 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes ago

Another Anti-PS3 Argument Dies
First, we killed off the ridiculous "PS3 has no games" argument, and now it's time to bury another one that is out-dated: multiplat games are worse on PS3.--12/29/2008 12:46:41 PM--
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Some IP Owners Not Upset With LBP User-Created Levels
Not every IP owner is jumping up and down and screaming when someone puts their licensed material in a LBP level; some are actually embracing the idea.--12/29/2008 11:06:46 AM--
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Pre-Order Killzone 2 At Best Buy, Get Free Exclusive Theme
It's not the best incentive in pre-order history, but if you pre-order KZ2 from Best Buy, you will receive a free PS3 theme that no one else can get.--12/29/2008 10:46:46 AM--
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White Knight Chronicles Sells Over 130,000 Copies In Japan?
This number isn't confirmed, but if it's accurate, it's not bad. Sony may have wanted more, but in light of recent feedback, 130,000 is agreeable.--12/29/2008 10:33:51 AM--
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PSXE Best Of The Best Poll Update: Tekken 5 Beats 'Em Up
Tekken 5 leads from wire to wire, so it easily takes home the Gold Medal. Can it stand up to the other PS2 Gold winners when we do the final showdown...?--12/28/2008 11:14:15 PM--
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Rumor: Dead Rising Heading To PSN?
Capcom says we can expect a very "special surprise" some time soon, but is the cat already out of the bag? Is the original Dead Rising coming to the PSN?--12/28/2008 9:55:05 PM--
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Clarification: "New" Gran Turismo 5 Launch Date Info Is OLD
You may be confused by all the GT5 release date rumors floating around the Internet. It's not "delayed" and the 2010 quote is over 5 months old!--12/28/2008 9:53:04 PM--
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F.E.A.R. 2 PS3 Won't Be A Port
The original F.E.A.R. suffered major technical drawbacks when it finally came to the PlayStation 3, but Monolith won't let that happen with the sequel.--12/28/2008 9:51:19 PM--
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December 28th, 2008

Last Updated 3128 days, 12 hours, 57 minutes ago

PS3 Previews: Damnation
Does Codemasters have something of interest up their sleeves with this action shooter? It's quite possible. --12/28/2008 4:01:20 PM--
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PS3 Preview: DC Universe Online
Sony's much anticipated MMORPG is coming along extremely well, and we detail what you can expect to see. --12/28/2008 4:01:20 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Velvet Assassin
It takes place during World War II...No! Wait! Come back! There's more to it than that. It's actually a stealth-action game much like Splinter Cell, with a nice twist.--12/28/2008 4:01:20 PM--
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PS3 Preview: F.E.A.R. 2
The sequel to the horror shooter is nearing completion and will be here in just a few months. Read up on the details. --12/28/2008 4:11:26 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: December 28
Prince of Persia kicks off a "non-existent death" debate, the great RPGs have arrived (no more complaining!), and I start Gears 2...which rules. Duh.--12/27/2008 10:41:28 PM--
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December 27th, 2008

Last Updated 3129 days, 17 hours, 52 minutes ago

Valkyria Chronicles: 2008 Winnner For Most Under-Appreciated?
Okay, we're finally paying homage: it seems painfully obvious that VC is one helluva game, and not anywhere near enough people are recognizing it.--12/27/2008 11:06:18 AM--
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Killzone 2 Will Rise Above The Haters
It has already started: the jealous hate of the elitist crowd, desperately trying to tear down KZ2. Well, they can try...but this game is freakin' immune.--12/27/2008 10:39:26 AM--
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Once Upon A Time, I...Threw A Dude Into A Tree?!
Yeah, well, I couldn't think of a better headline. This is the third entry in the ongoing saga, and it was SUPPOSED to be the last, but...things change...--12/26/2008 9:58:36 PM--
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MGS4 Wins GoY At GameSpot
As much as we dislike giving GameSpot props for anything these days, we have to admit they've given Kojima good recogntion: Game of the Year to MGS4.--12/26/2008 9:56:40 PM--
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Study: Video Games Can Cause Body Self-Esteem Issues
It's interesting but hardly surprising: after only 15 minutes, the attractive heroes and heroines can cause self-esteem issues amongst gamers.--12/26/2008 9:42:11 PM--
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December 26th, 2008

Last Updated 3130 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes ago

PSXE Says: List Your Unwrapped Loot
Come on, what did ya get! Here's your chance to brag about all the gifts you opened yesterday, and just how much fun you're going to have with 'em.--12/26/2008 11:14:44 AM--
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LocoRoco 2 Hits U.S. On February 10
They dubbed the original "the happiest game on earth," so it can only be good news to learn that North America will finally receive the sequel in February.--12/26/2008 10:55:51 AM--
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Tony Hawk's Adrenaline: "More Realistic and More Interactive"
So said the man himself, although he wouldn't confirm a skateboard peripheral. Even so, we know you won't play this game with "your hands," so...--12/26/2008 10:42:45 AM--
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Prince Of Persia Storyline Should Continue With Next Entry
If you haven't beaten Prince of Persia yet, here's all you need to know: it has a cliffhanger ending that very clearly points towards a story continuation...--12/26/2008 12:14:03 AM--
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Cipher Complex Still In The Works
You may remember this game from when we first unveiled it back in late 2006, and after all this time, you might've thought the worst. But don't worry!--12/26/2008 12:00:13 AM--
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December 25th, 2008

Last Updated 3131 days, 8 hours, 6 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Tomb Raider: Underworld
Lara Croft's newest adventure had a lot of potential, but it ultimately fails thanks to three crippling problems. --12/25/2008 8:52:27 PM--
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PS3 Review: 007: Quantum of Solace
This first next-generation Bond game surely isn't the second coming of GoldenEye. And despite the Call of Duty 4 engine, it still fails to make an impact. --12/25/2008 8:52:27 PM--
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Merry Christmas And Happy Holidays From All Of Us At PSXE!
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and any other cheerful greeting to everyone around the world from PSX Extreme. We can't thank you all enough!--12/24/2008 11:13:34 PM--
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December 24th, 2008

Last Updated 3132 days, 18 hours, 29 minutes ago

Kuju Places Redwood Falls "On Hold?"
If you were hoping that this PS3 exclusive zombie shooter would rival the 360's Left 4 Dead, we have bad news: it appears Redwood Falls is now "on hold."--12/24/2008 10:29:08 AM--
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Fallout 3 Trophy Guide Discovered
Yep, not just a list, a guide! GameSpy has a special Trophy guide that will show you how to get every last Trophy in Fallout 3. For the hardcore only!--12/24/2008 10:06:24 AM--
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Kojima Working On Two Projects, One More "Western" In Design?
You probably assumed that Hideo Kojima had another project up his sleeve, but did you know there were TWO? And that one is created with a Western tinge?--12/24/2008 9:50:25 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Infamous
It's guaranteed to be one of the hottest titles in 2009, and we take a look at how this relatively unique, fast-action title should deliver big time!--12/23/2008 10:43:27 PM--
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How To Spend Your Holiday Bucks
Yeah, gift cards are a big part of the holidays for most gamers, so here are a few suggestions as to how to spend those new funds. You need the help, right?--12/23/2008 10:40:55 PM--
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Prince Of Persia An Artistic Success, But Not Everyone Notices
In a recent interview with the series producer, he says that although the team took many new design risks, not enough critics recognized this bold attempt.--12/23/2008 10:14:42 PM--
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Sony Drops PS3 Costs Dramatically, May Turn Profit In 2009
At launch, it cost Sony $840 to manufacture one PlayStation 3 console, but now it costs only $445. Will the system start turning a profit early next year?--12/23/2008 9:58:01 PM--
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December 23rd, 2008

Last Updated 3133 days, 13 hours, 46 minutes ago

Suikoden Comes To PSN Today
RPG fans, today's surprise PSN addition is just for you: it's the original Suikoden, and even after 12 years, it's a must for avid role-players!--12/23/2008 3:12:30 PM--
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PS3 And 360 Are For Gamers, Wii Is For...Everyone Else
It's the truth. As much as I will always admire the ingenious move by Nintendo to cater to "everyone else," we have to finally embrace the obvious fact...--12/23/2008 12:52:46 PM--
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L.A. Noire Still Shrouded In Mystery
The once-hyped Rockstar title was high on everyone's radar, but has since disappeared. And now, it's not part of Take-Two's 2009 lineup, either.--12/23/2008 11:16:25 AM--
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Sony, Microsoft To Throw Down In Street Fighter IV Competition
Yep, it's true: Sony, Microsoft and Capcom will assemble teams of 20 (each with a leader from the respective companies), and duke it out in SFIV!--12/23/2008 11:01:08 AM--
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Home Central Plaza Getting Winter And Holiday Treatment?
PlayStation Asia reports that a new PlayStation Home update covers the Central Plaza in freshly fallen snow, and even adds a Christmas tree for flavor.--12/23/2008 10:39:44 AM--
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Did The PlayStation 3 Have The Best Software In 2008?
We know the PS3 exclusives next year will dominate, but did the PS3 win the war of software in 2008? Is it Sony's "Big 3" versus Microsoft's "Big 3?"--12/22/2008 11:12:33 PM--
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PixelJunk Monsters Headed To PSP
The series has become quite popular on the PSN, and popular demand dictates that the PSN gets one of 'em: so here comes PixelJunk Monsters for ya!--12/22/2008 10:53:58 PM--
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Take-Two Spent Over $11 Million To Defend Against EA Takeover
Although the gamers were happy that Take-Two defied EA, it cost $11 million and Take-Two stock has taken a steep dive over the past few months.--12/22/2008 9:55:56 PM--
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December 22nd, 2008

Last Updated 3134 days, 13 hours, 2 minutes ago

Rumor: Sony Cuts PS3 Price In Europe
Despite constant refusals to drop the price of the PlayStation 3, Euro consumers are spotting a PS3 bundle that clearly boasts a substantial price cut...--12/22/2008 3:56:57 PM--
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Will Final Fantasy Save The RPG?
The RPG genre lacks the luster of past years, and fans are starting to worry... Will FFXIII and FF Versus XIII be this generation's role-playing saviors?--12/22/2008 1:33:06 PM--
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Publishers Still Interested In Free Radical's TimeSplitters 4?
Although Free Radical may be done, their biggest project may not be... The rumor is that there is still interest out there for TS4, so might it survive?--12/22/2008 11:23:34 AM--
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RE5 Dev On PS3: "I Haven't Found It To Be Too Tough"
Perhaps due to Capcom's special proprietary engine, the Producer feels the PS3 isn't "too tough" to develop for, which is good news for other devs...--12/22/2008 11:07:54 AM--
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"Prototype" GameStop Store Spotted
Holy... If this is how all the new GameStops are gonna look in the future, count us in. Apparently, one is being tested out in Florida now. Check it out!--12/22/2008 10:46:31 AM--
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PSXE Best Of The Best Poll Update: Tekken 5 Floors Competition
Not surprisingly, the fifth Tekken entry is kicking the snot out of the other games in this poll, but the Silver and Bronze medals are definitely up for grabs.--12/21/2008 11:07:39 PM--
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Rumors: Street Fighters For PSN, Bioshock 2 Debuts On PS3?
The newest batch of rumors includes a big one: could the Bioshock sequel debut on the PlayStation 3, thereby giving Microsoft a dose of its own medicine?--12/21/2008 10:41:05 PM--
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Famitsu Flops White Knight Chronicles
We really dislike using that word, but essentially, that's exactly what Famitsu has done: they've given this highly anticipated RPG a disappointing 27/40.--12/21/2008 10:37:58 PM--
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NY Times Hands Out Unique Awards, GTAIV Scores Another GoY
If you want to know which game was the "Best Embrace of Democracy" and which title scored "Best Vindication," check this out...and GTAIV wins again.--12/21/2008 10:33:39 PM--
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Blu-Ray Flourishes In Europe
According to the recent stats, Blu-Ray is completely ignoring the worldwide recession and flourishing in Europe. Will the U.S. see similar success?--12/21/2008 10:32:17 PM--
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December 21st, 2008

Last Updated 3136 days, 5 hours, 27 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Sonic Unleashed
I wrote this review in the midst of an emotional breakdown. So if you spot mistakes in the text, it's because my eyes were full of tears, as I mourned the death of Sega's once great mascot. Poor Sonic...he once lead a good life. --12/20/2008 11:31:01 PM--
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PS3 Review: Penny Arcade Adventures: On The Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode Two
We figured it was about time for the PA boys to get their own game, and you get a whole lot of that patented humor and flair. This is really quite fun!--12/20/2008 11:15:37 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: December 21
I remember exactly why I love Final Fantasy, our Eat Sleep Play interview went exceedingly well, I wait for Christmas games, and "the girl" is...well...--12/20/2008 11:13:36 PM--
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December 20th, 2008

Last Updated 3136 days, 18 hours, 5 minutes ago

Trophy Error Triggered By Changing PSN ID And Password
This error has been around for several months, and Sony is currently working on a patch to fix it. But in the meantime, don't go changing your PSN ID...--12/20/2008 10:53:32 AM--
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Resistance 2 Online Tournament Hands Out $50,000 In Prizes
If you've been waiting for your chance to prove just how skilled you are at R2, your chance has just arrived. It's the big Resistance 2 Online Tournament!--12/20/2008 10:37:29 AM--
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Exclusive Interview: Dave Jaffe And Scott Campbell
Readers, you may consider this our holiday gift to you. We talk to Eat Sleep Play co-founders Dave Jaffe and Scott Campbell; so many topics; such great stuff!--12/19/2008 10:08:05 PM--
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The Street Fighter IV Collectors Edition In All Its Glory
Capcom loves its fans. The SFIV Collectors Edition for North America has just been unveiled, and it's one of the sweetest overall packages you will ever see!--12/19/2008 10:06:13 PM--
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PAIN Most Popular On PSN In 2008
The latest Pulse episode showed off the 10 most downloaded titles of the year, and PAIN tops the list. We also see some other interesting games on there...--12/19/2008 10:03:47 PM--
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Red Bull Air Race Not Hitting Home Until Next Year
This is one of the most anticipated early features of Home, but we've just heard that it won't quite make it for 2008. Can we take to the skies in January?--12/19/2008 10:01:47 PM--
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December 19th, 2008

Last Updated 3137 days, 12 hours, 56 minutes ago

PSX Extreme: The 2008 Essentials
We'll hand out our coveted Game of the Year awards later, but for now, we're giving you a list of what we consider to be the 2008 "Essentials." Don't miss 'em!--12/19/2008 4:02:35 PM--
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Record Your Catcalls And Heckling For MLB 09: The Show
If you have a wireless headset or Rock Band mic, you'll be able to record your own jeers and put them into MLB 09! ESPN has a ton of details for this one.--12/19/2008 12:46:10 PM--
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SCEE's David Reeves: We Are Committed To "Quality Hardware"
In what can be interpreted as a little jab at Microsoft, Sony's David Reeves says you won't grow the industry with "shoddy hardware." Well, it's true, right?--12/19/2008 10:59:23 AM--
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MGS4 Costume And Level Packs Confirmed For LittleBigPlanet
You heard about the distinct possibility of this content a few days ago, and now it's official. Check out all the great Metal Gear content headed to LBP!--12/19/2008 11:14:54 AM--
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PS3 To Support 3D Gaming In 2009?
Sure, Mario 64 was 3D but...well, it wasn't really 3D, you know? Perhaps a new days is dawning in the industry, although we admit to having doubts...--12/19/2008 10:45:23 AM--
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New Duke Nukem Forever Image
In the biggest and most shocking news of the year, 3D Realms has released - get this - another DNF screenshot! No, seriously. A whole new pic. Wheee.--12/18/2008 10:18:23 PM--
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Free Radical Hits Financial Skids
It seems that the developer of the ill-fated Haze has been forced into bankruptcy proceedings, which means the fate of TimeSplitters 4 is up in the air...--12/18/2008 10:00:54 PM--
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PlayStation Home 1.04 Update Temporarily Disables Voice Chat
Home will soon be updated from 1.03 to 1.04, but Sony needs to relieve some of the pressure on their servers, so they're temporarily disabling voice chat.--12/18/2008 9:41:39 PM--
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December 18th, 2008

Last Updated 3138 days, 16 hours, 20 minutes ago

PSN Updates: Castlevania Chronicles, New Battle-Cars Content
You should log on to the Store today, because you can nab Chronicles for $5.99, and Battle-Cars gets a price drop and a horde of new content.--12/18/2008 12:38:59 PM--
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First Splatterhouse Remake Details
This remake of the 1988 classic drops some time next year, and with its heavy emphasis on gore, Namco says players will have a "very messy good time."--12/18/2008 11:09:00 AM--
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Dissidia Confirmed For U.S., Europe
Yay! Square-Enix has finally confirmed that Dissidia: Final Fantasy for the PSP will come to North America and Europe. But it's gonna take a WHILE... Boo.--12/18/2008 10:52:11 AM--
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PS3 Is Take-Two's Biggest Quarterly Revenue Generator
Thanks to a few key titles, Take-Two Interactive had a very profitable 2008, and in the last quarter, the PlayStation 3 led the way for publishing dollars.--12/18/2008 10:39:28 AM--
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PS3 Video Blowout: VGA Premiers, Final Fantasy Drops Jaws
Boy, do we have a treat for you: the VGA World Premier trailers are great, and the two Final Fantasy XIII and Versus XIII trailers will BLOW YOU AWAY.--12/17/2008 10:17:38 PM--
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Harrison Believes Activision Was Wrong To Pass On Ghostbusters
Cut loose by the Activision/Blizzard/Vivendi maneuvering, Atari picked up Ghostbusters, and Phil Harrison thinks he made the right decision.--12/17/2008 10:15:08 PM--
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Street Fighter IV Trophies Revealed
All PS3 games in 2009 and beyond will have to boast Trophies, and that includes Street Fighter IV. These 48 Trophies are gonna seriously test your skills!--12/17/2008 9:59:48 PM--
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Capcom Confirms RE5 Playable Demo For U.S...PSN Included?
The confusing saga of the Resident Evil 5 demo continues: Capcom has confirmed it'll arrive in the U.S. early next year, but no mention of the PSN...--12/17/2008 9:46:04 PM--
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December 17th, 2008

Last Updated 3139 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes ago

Conroy, Hamill Lend Voices To Batman: Arkham Asylum
Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill are confirmed to play Batman and The Joker respectively in the upcoming Batman game. Both are used to these roles.--12/17/2008 1:37:55 PM--
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Namco, Nippon Ichi Contribute Content To Japanese Home
According to Famitsu, the Japanese PlayStation Home will receive new updates tomorrow, including Tekken and Soul Calibur Lounges, plus more items.--12/17/2008 11:03:58 AM--
3139 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes old - 12 comments

MGS4 Level Pack For LBP Leaked?
It could be an insanely popular Level Pack, and it seems the Asian PlayStation website has let it slip...the Metal Gear Solid 4 pack could be imminent!--12/17/2008 10:48:10 AM--
3139 days, 18 hours, 10 minutes old - 19 comments

Konami Confirms Metal Gear Solid Touch For iPod, iPhone
We're hoping this isn't the big news Kojima hinted at a few days ago, but it answers that cryptic message. Konami unveiled a few other mobile games, too.--12/17/2008 10:33:19 AM--
3139 days, 18 hours, 25 minutes old - 21 comments

Top 5 Xbox 360 Exclusives Every PS3 Owner Should Want
We've already said we believe the PS3 exclusives in 2009 will rule the school, but we're plenty capable of talking about the 360 exclusives we wish we had.--12/16/2008 10:33:14 PM--
3140 days, 6 hours, 25 minutes old - 113 comments

Festive Level Pack For LBP This Week
It's time to deck the halls - and the SackBoy - with all sorts of holiday-themed stuff! On Thursday, the first level pack features some very cute DLC.--12/16/2008 9:59:10 PM--
3140 days, 6 hours, 59 minutes old - 15 comments

Big Metal Gear News Before Year Ends
Combine that cryptic Metal Gear message from a few weeks ago and Kojima's recent hint that we'll get a big unveiling within the next few weeks, and...yeah.--12/16/2008 9:43:19 PM--
3140 days, 7 hours, 15 minutes old - 25 comments

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December 16th, 2008

Last Updated 3140 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes ago

Metallica Talks Guitar Hero: Metallica
Yep, the band has lifted the lid on their Guitar Hero title, which is scheduled to release early next year. But you had best get ready for a real challenge!--12/16/2008 12:41:20 PM--
3140 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes old - 51 comments

Home Not Limited To PS3 Lifespan
Although everyone is talking about Home's potential impact on the PlayStation 3, it seems clear that Sony wants the service to continue well into the future.--12/16/2008 11:00:19 AM--
3140 days, 17 hours, 58 minutes old - 28 comments

Rumor: PSP-4000 Launches In 2009, PSP2 Comes Out "Later"
Although Sony said a PSP2 isn't in the works, this rumor says it's coming "later," and another upgrade will release towards the end of next year.--12/16/2008 10:46:23 AM--
3140 days, 18 hours, 12 minutes old - 38 comments

Sony Addresses PS3 Price, Emphasis On Marketing New Games
Two problems facing Sony are the cost of the PS3, and the marketing campaigns surrounding it. SCE UK boss Ray Maguire talks about both; check it out.--12/16/2008 10:33:38 AM--
3140 days, 18 hours, 25 minutes old - 158 comments

PSP Preview: Prinny: Can I Really Be The Hero?
Yep, that weird suicide bomber from the Disgaea series gets his own game, but this one is a brutally difficult 2D side-scroller. Fresh and amusing, no?--12/15/2008 10:30:57 PM--
3141 days, 6 hours, 28 minutes old - 3 comments

Will PS3 Exclusives Dominate GoY Genre Awards In 2009?
After the Video Game Awards, we started to wonder if the PS3's exclusive titles for 2009 might dominate...plenty of amazing titles in different genres!--12/15/2008 10:24:36 PM--
3141 days, 6 hours, 34 minutes old - 53 comments

Kojima Talks About MGS Feature Film
We all want to know what the next step is for Hideo Kojima, but perhaps you didn't realize that it includes the Metal Gear Solid movie! Oh yes, it's coming.--12/15/2008 9:50:11 PM--
3141 days, 7 hours, 8 minutes old - 25 comments

Warner Snags More Eidos Shares, In Driver's Seat For Acquisition
There are multiple bidders going for the struggling publisher, but Warner just picked up 10 million more shares of Eidos. Their stake is now over 19%.--12/15/2008 10:01:57 PM--
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December 15th, 2008

Last Updated 3141 days, 14 hours, 23 minutes ago

Media Molecule Toiling Away On Mysterious New Project
LittleBigPlanet is a legitimate phenomenon, which means everyone's ears are perked to hear about this "secret project" Media Molecule is working on...--12/15/2008 2:35:13 PM--
3141 days, 14 hours, 23 minutes old - 26 comments

EA Announces Dante's Inferno
It was only a rumor before but now it's official: the team that produced Dead Space is hard at work on a title based on Dante Alighieri's "The Divine Comedy."--12/15/2008 11:23:50 AM--
3141 days, 17 hours, 35 minutes old - 15 comments

Sony Wants Home To Become An Eventual System Seller
Home is here, but and while everyone agrees it has a long way to go, everyone also recognizes the potential. And Sony wants it to push PS3s...--12/15/2008 10:57:23 AM--
3141 days, 18 hours, 1 minute old - 42 comments

SCEA Officially Reveals God Of War III
After the teaser trailer last night at the Spike VGAs, Sony sent out an official press release featuring a few impressive details. No date yet, though.--12/15/2008 10:38:10 AM--
3141 days, 18 hours, 20 minutes old - 22 comments

PSXE Best Of The Best Poll Update: God Of War II Is King
God of War II remains in the top spot for the second week of voting, and that means it beats out the likes of MGS3 and GTA to claim top Best Action honors.--12/14/2008 11:10:46 PM--
3142 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes old - 10 comments

Immature Males Infecting Home?
We figured it was inevitable, but it's still embarrassing. Certain guys who refuse to grow up are already blatantly insulting female Home users.--12/14/2008 10:49:28 PM--
3142 days, 6 hours, 9 minutes old - 85 comments

Ready At Dawn Rethinking Decision To Drop PSP Development?
Immediately after God of War: Chains of Olympus released, Ready at Dawn said they were done with the PSP. But might they be reconsidering that vow...?--12/14/2008 10:27:28 PM--
3142 days, 6 hours, 31 minutes old - 15 comments

Video Game Awards 2008: GTAIV Takes Top Honors
Regardless of the result, there was bound to be some controversy. With more than a few worthy contenders for GoY this year, Grand Theft Auto IV wins.--12/14/2008 10:13:04 PM--
3142 days, 6 hours, 45 minutes old - 38 comments

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December 14th, 2008

Last Updated 3143 days, 4 hours, 57 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 14
I really don't want to see physical media disappear, Heavy Rain is one of my most anticipated titles of 2009, and I finish Dead Space and wait on Christmas.--12/14/2008 12:01:50 AM--
3143 days, 4 hours, 57 minutes old - 49 comments

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December 13th, 2008

Last Updated 3143 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes ago

EA To Scrap Black Box, Need For Speed Franchise Finished?
The latest rumor is a sad one: it says that EA will shut down their Black Box studio, which means the long-enduring NFS series could disappear for good.--12/13/2008 11:14:14 AM--
3143 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes old - 57 comments

Valkyria Chronicles Fares Poorly In U.S.
Perhaps it's not surprising, but it's still depressing. As great as this game is, it seems like just about every gamer in the U.S. has ignored it completely.--12/13/2008 10:48:51 AM--
3143 days, 18 hours, 10 minutes old - 59 comments

Editorial: Gamers Replace Boasting With Hostility
This is a really disheartening trend, and I'm wondering if anyone else has noticed it. Before, it was about pride, but now, the fanboys are all about hate.--12/12/2008 10:00:31 PM--
3144 days, 6 hours, 58 minutes old - 104 comments

No DLC For Call Of Duty 4
Infinity Ward has revealed they aren't planning any downloadable content for CoD4; what you see is what you get, and they're moving on to future projects.--12/12/2008 9:58:17 PM--
3144 days, 7 hours old - 15 comments

Resident Evil And Fan Favorite Character Turns Up DEAD
Uh-oh...a huge ad in the latest Famitsu has revealed that one of the franchise's most recognizable faces is gone. Here, Chris looks at a gravestone of...--12/12/2008 9:42:54 PM--
3144 days, 7 hours, 16 minutes old - 34 comments

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December 12th, 2008

Last Updated 3144 days, 16 hours, 8 minutes ago

Gamers Need To Take More Chances On Original Concepts
Publishers are less willing than ever to take chances on unproven studios or developers with fresh concepts. Gamers have the power to change this...--12/12/2008 12:50:49 PM--
3144 days, 16 hours, 8 minutes old - 24 comments

EA Comes To Brutal Legend's Rescue
Tim Schafer's latest has been hovering in standby mode without a publisher, but now it seems clear: EA recognizes the potential, and they wanna publish it.--12/12/2008 11:10:34 AM--
3144 days, 17 hours, 48 minutes old - 7 comments

LittleBigPlanet Tops 1 Million Sold?
There's a question mark because this isn't official, but we're assuming the numbers are accurate. LBP isn't a smash success, but it's climbing...--12/12/2008 10:54:24 AM--
3144 days, 18 hours, 4 minutes old - 46 comments

Sully's Bar In PlayStation Home: Access Codes Cracked
If you've been to the Uncharted: Drake's Fortune dedicated Home space, you've noticed the two locked doors. Well, here are the codes to get through 'em.--12/12/2008 10:40:14 AM--
3144 days, 18 hours, 18 minutes old - 35 comments

The PS3 Will Prove Its Power In 2009
They always said the PS3 had more potential, and will that become abundantly clear next year? Killzone 2...God of War III...Heavy Rain...GT5...Uncharted 2...--12/11/2008 10:14:44 PM--
3145 days, 6 hours, 44 minutes old - 177 comments

PS3 Preview: MLB Front Office Manager
Most certainly NOT for the casual sports fan, this one is reserved for the guys who spend hours upon hours with their fantasy baseball team. Stats and depth!--12/11/2008 9:54:17 PM--
3145 days, 7 hours, 4 minutes old - 4 comments

Sony Will Continue To Work Through Home Technical Issues
The open beta launched with plenty of technical drawbacks, but Sony continues to push through them, and most users should be in for smooth sailing soon.--12/11/2008 9:52:18 PM--
3145 days, 7 hours, 6 minutes old - 39 comments

Heavy Rain Detailed Stats Revealed
It's one of the most anticipated titles of the generation, and after you see the vital statistics, you're gonna be even MORE psyched. Trust us.--12/11/2008 9:50:00 PM--
3145 days, 7 hours, 8 minutes old - 10 comments

echochrome Nets Trophy Support, 1,000 User-Generated Stages
It's unique and endlessly challenging, and if you haven't tried it yet, here's more incentive: Trophies are here, and so are 1,000 user-created levels!--12/11/2008 9:47:41 PM--
3145 days, 7 hours, 11 minutes old - 2 comments

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December 11th, 2008

Last Updated 3145 days, 16 hours, 4 minutes ago

Why Twisted Metal PS3 Is Important
We know it's coming, but we also know that based on the current slate of games, something like Twisted Metal is absolutely essential...and here's why.--12/11/2008 12:54:07 PM--
3145 days, 16 hours, 4 minutes old - 57 comments

Sony: No PSP2, Focus On Software
Sony has clarified rumors that they're working on a "PSP2," and further confirms their focus is firmly on software; i.e., more support from developers.--12/11/2008 11:05:24 AM--
3145 days, 17 hours, 53 minutes old - 14 comments

Home Sporadically Hitting Major Territories Throughout The Day
Well, it is a worldwide launch, but that doesn't mean it's simultaneous. Some have it while some are still waiting, so what's YOUR situation? In Home yet?--12/11/2008 10:49:35 AM--
3145 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes old - 88 comments

Spike GoWIII Teaser Video NOT What Jaffe Saw At Sony
Dave Jaffe's comments concerning what he saw of God of War III are now almost legendary, but he says what will be seen at the VGAs is NOT what he saw.--12/11/2008 10:37:34 AM--
3145 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes old - 8 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got 15 new videos, and that includes two each for Afro Samurai (not for the faint of heart!), Prototype, and Skate 2, plus more for Resident Evil 5, Batman: Arkham Asylum, PlayStation Home, etc.--12/10/2008 10:24:06 PM--
3146 days, 6 hours, 34 minutes old

Analysts: Game Innovation Will Feel Impact Of Recession
Although they don't believe it'll hurt sales too much, analysts believe publishers will be less likely to take chances on smaller developers with new ideas.--12/10/2008 10:20:45 PM--
3146 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes old - 9 comments

Free Resistance 2, Fall Of Man Content Hits PSN Today
Yeah, we're all about PlayStation Home today, but don't forget about the free stuff for both Resistance 2 and Resistance: Fall of Man. Free is ALWAYS good!--12/10/2008 10:00:57 PM--
3146 days, 6 hours, 58 minutes old - 19 comments

LucasArts Hasn't Abandoned Indy
Bet you thought this one up and disappeared, huh? Well, so did we, but LucasArts has confirmed that the Indiana Jones video game is still in the works.--12/10/2008 9:48:46 PM--
3146 days, 7 hours, 10 minutes old - 6 comments

Turtle Beach Presents Ear Force PX1 Headset For PlayStation 3
A headset is great, but what if you want to play your game late at night, and you need to muffle those bangs and booms? The Ear Force PX1 is for you.--12/10/2008 9:34:33 PM--
3146 days, 7 hours, 24 minutes old - 12 comments

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December 10th, 2008

Last Updated 3146 days, 15 hours, 30 minutes ago

Street Fighter IV Collectors Edition Detailed For PS3, 360 Versions
Yep, Capcom sure knows how to cater to its fans. The Collectors Edition for SFIV is gonna be loaded, and we believe the PS3 version has a tiny edge...--12/10/2008 1:28:09 PM--
3146 days, 15 hours, 30 minutes old - 27 comments

PlayStation Home Open Beta Launches Tomorrow: Party Time!
It's here! And yes, this time it's OFFICIAL: the open beta for Home will be available to all PS3 owners tomorrow, so get ready, get down, and PARTY!--12/10/2008 10:52:23 AM--
3146 days, 18 hours, 6 minutes old - 81 comments

Killzone 2 Holds February 6 Euro Date? (UPDATED)
Will European gamers finally have a chance to brag? Some visual evidence has arisen that states KZ2 might launch three weeks earlier in Europe...--12/10/2008 11:05:22 AM--
3146 days, 17 hours, 53 minutes old - 30 comments

PSX Extreme Forums Have Returned
Yes, the forums and back up and running! Please head in to catch up on your previous discussions, and certainly feel free to make more new topics...--12/10/2008 10:32:57 AM--
3146 days, 18 hours, 26 minutes old - 9 comments

"PS3 Has No Games" Argument Needs To Die A Terrible Death
Early on, any PS3 owner who heard this argument had to concede and say, "yeah, I know." But now, it's a completely absurd belief, and it MUST be put down.--12/9/2008 10:46:48 PM--
3147 days, 6 hours, 12 minutes old - 125 comments

X-Men Origins: Wolverine Set To Slash Into Stores In May 2009
Activision has confirmed that Wolverine will get his chance to shine next year; this game will coincide with the release of the impending feature film.--12/9/2008 10:07:59 PM--
3147 days, 6 hours, 51 minutes old - 8 comments

Pacific Rift Tops One Million Sold
This MotorStorm sequel turned out great, and consumers around the world have now bought over 1 million copies. Certainly a good choice for your $60!--12/9/2008 9:50:48 PM--
3147 days, 7 hours, 8 minutes old - 26 comments

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December 9th, 2008

Last Updated 3147 days, 15 hours, 20 minutes ago

Capcom's Mysterious Kijuju Message
You may see it in your inbox, and you'll see it on our site...it's the repeating Kijuju message from Capcom that sends you on a mysterious candle hunt...--12/9/2008 1:38:22 PM--
3147 days, 15 hours, 20 minutes old - 32 comments

Analyst: EA May Cut More Jobs Due To Underperforming Titles
It seems that games like Mirror's Edge, Need for Speed: Undercover and Rock Band 2 aren't quite hitting sales estimates, so cuts may come...--12/9/2008 11:09:53 AM--
3147 days, 17 hours, 49 minutes old - 34 comments

Sony On 2008: Big Games, The Economy, Acquired Momentum
As we all sit back and reflect on the year, Sony talks about what made them successful - great software, for one - and how things are looking in 2009.--12/9/2008 10:51:36 AM--
3147 days, 18 hours, 7 minutes old - 22 comments

Rumored God Of War III Details
The hype continues to build for this one, and rightfully so. The latest set of rumored information includes a whole LOT of good stuff...you can't miss it.--12/9/2008 10:33:50 AM--
3147 days, 18 hours, 25 minutes old - 40 comments

PS3 Preview: The Witcher: Rise Of The White Wolf
This console port is more of a remake, as PS3 owners can expect an enhanced version of the current PC title. This action/RPG could be a big must-have.--12/8/2008 10:25:25 PM--
3148 days, 6 hours, 33 minutes old - 11 comments

Blu-Ray Players "Hit The Sweet Point"
Consumers have avoided purchasing a new Blu-Ray player because it's too expensive, but with the holiday price cuts, BD players have hit the "sweet point."--12/8/2008 10:20:15 PM--
3148 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes old - 18 comments

PlayStation Home Makes TIME's Top 10 Gadget List For 2008
It's the kind of recognition and advertising that could really help Sony and the PlayStation 3: Home is #10 on TIME's Top 10 Gadget list for the year.--12/8/2008 10:05:41 PM--
3148 days, 6 hours, 53 minutes old - 26 comments

Will The Next PlayStation Console Feature An Optical Disc Drive?
With everyone considering the possibility of digital replacing physical media, might the PlayStation 4 be devoid of the formerly essential disc drive?--12/8/2008 9:53:56 PM--
3148 days, 7 hours, 5 minutes old - 71 comments

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December 8th, 2008

Last Updated 3148 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes ago

Level 5 Will Work Exclusively For Sony If WKC Is A Success?
Could it be true? This rumor says that if White Knight Chronicles sells well, the developer will create games exclusively for PlayStation platforms!--12/8/2008 12:48:45 PM--
3148 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 59 comments

Survey: Half Of Adults Play Games
Some people still don't get it: gaming is no longer for kids. Over half of adults say they play video games, including more women and smarter individuals.--12/8/2008 11:23:10 AM--
3148 days, 17 hours, 35 minutes old - 45 comments

Erotic Game Gets Hands-Free Peripherals...Parents Flee In Terror
If you're asking what this is a picture of, come inside and we'll tell you. But we're warning you: you will never look at video games the same way again.--12/8/2008 11:04:05 AM--
3148 days, 17 hours, 54 minutes old - 38 comments

PSN Introduces New TV Show, "Pulse"
First we got Qore, the interactive online magazine, and now there's a new TV show for the PlayStation Network. There will be two Pulse episodes per week.--12/8/2008 10:41:48 AM--
3148 days, 18 hours, 17 minutes old - 12 comments

PSXE Best Of The Best Poll Update: Kratos Tops Stiff Competition
With all the awesome titles in the poll, were were a little surprised to see God of War II pull away in the first week. The game IS frickin' amazing, though.--12/7/2008 11:05:07 PM--
3149 days, 5 hours, 53 minutes old - 16 comments

SCEA Reveals Holiday 2008 First-Party Software Lineup
Sony has officially revealed their holiday 2008 lineup of games for the PS3, PS2, PSP and PSN, so check 'em out. You really can't miss several of these.--12/7/2008 10:50:46 PM--
3149 days, 6 hours, 8 minutes old - 16 comments

Rumor: We Go Home In Next 10 Days
A Times Online UK report says the open beta for PlayStation Home will release "in the next 10 days," and we have word it'll launch in the next two weeks...--12/7/2008 10:32:33 PM--
3149 days, 6 hours, 26 minutes old - 38 comments

Square-Enix "Westward Expansion" Little More Than A Cop-Out?
Okay, we've pretty much had it. We bought their new "western expansion" philosophy, but the evidence is pointing towards something more sinister.--12/7/2008 10:15:20 PM--
3149 days, 6 hours, 43 minutes old - 56 comments

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December 7th, 2008

Last Updated 3150 days, 6 hours, 36 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Prince Of Persia
When we had heard Ubisoft was changing a great deal of the original foundation from last-gen Prince entries, we were skeptical. Yeah, we needn't have worried.--12/6/2008 10:22:26 PM--
3150 days, 6 hours, 36 minutes old - 29 comments

Ben's Week In Review: December 7
I think too many people may ignore The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena (big mistake!), Prince is excellent, and I wait 'til Christmas...--12/6/2008 10:54:03 PM--
3150 days, 6 hours, 4 minutes old - 19 comments

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December 6th, 2008

Last Updated 3150 days, 17 hours, 56 minutes ago

Is Home A Catalyst, Will Sony Charge For "Premium" Network?
Although we believe Sony will always make it free to play online, we think a Premium Network membership of sorts is inevitable. Home may be the start...--12/6/2008 11:02:31 AM--
3150 days, 17 hours, 56 minutes old - 40 comments

Take-Two: Recession Is A "Car Crash," Not A Financial Crisis
Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick says everyone should be encouraged by the Black Friday sales, and that this is more of a "car crash" and less of a crisis.--12/6/2008 10:46:02 AM--
3150 days, 18 hours, 12 minutes old - 3 comments

Once Upon A Time, A Gamer Schemed
Due to the overwhelming response I received to the last piece, I've decided to fill you all in on Part 2...of what may become an intriguing personal saga. ;)--12/5/2008 10:30:22 PM--
3151 days, 6 hours, 28 minutes old - 160 comments

Dark Athena Will Feature Two Unique Multiplayer Modes
Aren't you a little bored of Deathmatch and CTF and all that? Well, you gotta check out "Butcher Bay Riot" and "Pitch Black" modes for the new Riddick!--12/5/2008 10:15:23 PM--
3151 days, 6 hours, 43 minutes old - 11 comments

LucasArts Unleashes Star Wars DLC
The first set of downloadable content is here for Star Wars: Unleashed; it includes 9 new character skins and an all-new mission featuring the Apprentice!--12/5/2008 10:28:30 PM--
3151 days, 6 hours, 30 minutes old - 13 comments

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December 5th, 2008

Last Updated 3151 days, 15 hours, 35 minutes ago

Killzone 2: Not Even "Coming Close" To Maxing Out PS3 SPUs
Killzone 2 is downright amazing, and the PlayStation 3 has magnificent capability. But can the PS3 do more 'cuz KZ2 only uses about 60% of the PS3's SPUs...?--12/5/2008 1:23:57 PM--
3151 days, 15 hours, 35 minutes old - 80 comments

Recent Tests: PlayStation 3 Is The Best Blu-Ray Player Available
Think this is another instance of standalone units being better for ultimate movie viewing than a games console? Think again; the PS3 is the best for BD.--12/5/2008 11:09:25 AM--
3151 days, 17 hours, 49 minutes old - 43 comments

Harrison: Sony "Brilliantly Realized" Their Home Ambitions
Phil Harrison is now the president of Atari, but that doesn't mean he holds any animosity towards Sony. His former employer has done good with Home.--12/5/2008 10:52:03 AM--
3151 days, 18 hours, 6 minutes old - 22 comments

Cryptic "Next Metal Gear" Image
If you like visual puzzles and you're a Metal Gear fan, we've got something that might occupy your day. It may mean nothing...or perhaps something. Hmm...--12/5/2008 10:38:02 AM--
3151 days, 18 hours, 20 minutes old - 83 comments

Sony And MS Can Ignore Nintendo
Sony and Microsoft don't even have to glance in Nintendo's general direction, and here's the reason: the Wii is NOT in direct competition with the PS3/360.--12/4/2008 10:32:01 PM--
3152 days, 6 hours, 26 minutes old - 191 comments

X-Play Reveals Killzone 2 Launch Date, Two New Weapons
Yep, the release date has been confirmed and two brand new weapons are available for your viewing pleasure. The end of February seems a long way off...--12/4/2008 10:06:02 PM--
3152 days, 6 hours, 52 minutes old - 28 comments

Mirror's Edge DLC In January, Extra Time Trial Map For PS3
This is the kind of downloadable content that appeals to the Runner in all of us: no guns, no guards; just a high-in-the-sky scampering ground. GO!--12/4/2008 10:01:03 PM--
3152 days, 6 hours, 57 minutes old - 10 comments

Atari: Future Gaming Generations Won't Use Physical Media
It's an ongoing debate, but Phil Harrison and Atari feel they know the score: the kids of today won't even know what it's like to play a disc-based game.--12/4/2008 9:59:21 PM--
3152 days, 6 hours, 59 minutes old - 49 comments

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December 4th, 2008

Last Updated 3152 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes ago

2008: The Year Of The Flop Killer
"Flop" may be the most abused word in video game forums, but amazingly enough, you didn't see it much this year. Why? 'Cuz the hyped games all delivered!--12/4/2008 12:46:34 PM--
3152 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes old - 117 comments

Ghostbusters Dev Happy With Atari's Plans, Can Add "More Polish"
Now that Atari has confirmed Ghostbusters: The Video Game for a June 2009 release, developer Terminal Reality is excited; they can now add "more polish."--12/4/2008 11:09:40 AM--
3152 days, 17 hours, 49 minutes old - 6 comments

Square-Enix, Warner Bros. In Bidding Battle For Eidos?
Eidos has had an atrocious year, and now they're on the auction block. Warner Bros. remains the leader, it seems, but Square-Enix has anted up, too.--12/4/2008 10:51:43 AM--
3152 days, 18 hours, 7 minutes old - 20 comments

Sony: PS3 Leads 360 In PAL Regions, No Price Cuts Imminent
Although Microsoft claimed they were beating Sony in Europe, SCEE says otherwise, and due to their "value added" strategy, don't expect any price cuts.--12/4/2008 10:32:37 AM--
3152 days, 18 hours, 26 minutes old - 24 comments

Special PS3 Preview: Killzone 2 Single-Player, Beta (Hands-On)
You've all been waiting for this, and we're finally allowed to tell you all about it. Read up on our hands-on preview covering our single-player and multiplayer experience with Killzone 2. --12/4/2008 12:38:01 AM--
3153 days, 4 hours, 20 minutes old - 63 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
Atari's debut trailers, plus much more: The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, Ghostbusters: The Video Game, Heroes Over Europe and The Witcher: Rise of the Wolf lead the way!--12/3/2008 10:40:35 PM--
3153 days, 6 hours, 18 minutes old

Atari Primed For A Big 2009
Maybe it slipped your attention yesterday, but Atari has quite a few promising projects in the hopper for next year. Check out all the debut videos!--12/3/2008 10:36:28 PM--
3153 days, 6 hours, 22 minutes old - 10 comments

Home Stores Get Stocked Today
This may only be for UK beta testers, but we've just heard that after some maintenance today, the Home stores in the Mall will have stuff to buy!--12/3/2008 10:15:33 PM--
3153 days, 6 hours, 43 minutes old - 14 comments

Rumor: Modern Warfare 2, Skateboard Peripheral For Tony Hawk
We're only calling this a "rumor" because Activision hasn't officially confirmed any of this, but it's still reliable. Check out the new stuff for 2009!--12/3/2008 10:06:38 PM--
3153 days, 6 hours, 52 minutes old - 18 comments

Qore Ep. 7 Is FREE, Will Feature Skate 2 And Damnation
Yep, it's an early holiday gift from Sony: Episode 7, available today, won't cost you anything to download, so check out the all-new video features!--12/3/2008 9:52:32 PM--
3153 days, 7 hours, 6 minutes old - 14 comments

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December 3rd, 2008

Last Updated 3153 days, 8 hours, 32 minutes ago

PSX Extreme Forum Update
We're sorry for the forums being down for so long, but we're working to bring them back ASAP. In the meantime, we'll take your feedback and suggestions.--12/3/2008 8:26:06 PM--
3153 days, 8 hours, 32 minutes old - 20 comments

Atari Blowout: New Baldur's Gate, Ghostbusters, The Witcher, More
Atari just blew the lid off a ton of new projects, including a new Baldur's Gate and confirmations for Ghostbusters, Riddick, The Witcher, and Tekken 6!--12/3/2008 12:33:15 PM--
3153 days, 16 hours, 25 minutes old - 16 comments

Chronicles Of Riddick: Dark Athena Is A Sequel, Not A Remake
Initially, Assault on Dark Athena was announced as a remake of Escape from Butcher Bay, but that's no longer true. It's a full-fledged sequel; we're HAPPY!--12/3/2008 11:03:20 AM--
3153 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes old - 9 comments

Sony Provides LittleBigPlanet Update
SCEA has issued a LBP update over at the official PlayStation blog, and they talk about increased efforts in moderation and server functionality. Keep it up!--12/3/2008 10:48:44 AM--
3153 days, 18 hours, 10 minutes old - 16 comments

Uncharted 2 Teaser Was Real-Time, Game Playable At GDC 2009?
We know you've already watched the debut teaser, but did you know that was all rendered in real-time? The title may also be playable at GDC 2009, so...--12/3/2008 10:34:04 AM--
3153 days, 18 hours, 24 minutes old - 26 comments

PS3 Preview: Resident Evil 5
Capcom's Resident Evil 5 is currently the most anticipated title for the PS3 and X360. See what it's going to deliver. --12/3/2008 12:21:42 AM--
3154 days, 4 hours, 37 minutes old - 22 comments

PS3 Preview: Legend of Wrestlemania
Don't confuse this with the old and crappy Acclaim series. THQ's Legends game is look very promising. --12/3/2008 12:21:42 AM--
3154 days, 4 hours, 37 minutes old - 9 comments

PS3 Preview: Demon's Souls
Remember those King's Field titles for the original PlayStation? Well, say hello to the "spiritual successor," which features more freedom.--12/2/2008 10:14:57 PM--
3154 days, 6 hours, 44 minutes old - 5 comments

Activision Teases "Mysterious" DLC For Call Of Duty: World At War
Downloadable content has become a major feature this generation, and now we can expect something new with the DLC for World at War in 2009.--12/2/2008 10:11:17 PM--
3154 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes old - 14 comments

Amazon Opens New SonyHD Channel
If you want the best home entertainment, Sony Pictures High Definition and Amazon have teamed up to give you a site that serves all your high-def needs!--12/2/2008 9:54:41 PM--
3154 days, 7 hours, 4 minutes old - 7 comments

Jaffe's Latest Video Rant: Why Calling All Cars Didn't Work
We always love Dave Jaffe's video rants, and the latest includes how he may have let nostalgia cloud his judgment concerning Calling All Cars.--12/2/2008 9:39:47 PM--
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December 2nd, 2008

Last Updated 3154 days, 16 hours, 11 minutes ago

Report: 190 Million Console Owners Worldwide By 2012
That's a REALLY big number. But a recent report says 190 million households will have a next-gen console by 2012, and 148 million will be Internet ready.--12/2/2008 12:47:59 PM--
3154 days, 16 hours, 11 minutes old - 28 comments

Criterion Unveils Big Surf Island As Premium DLC For Paradise
Jeebus. Another update is on the way for Burnout Paradise, but it's crazy ambitious and quite large, so Criterion feels like getting paid this time.--12/2/2008 11:14:04 AM--
3154 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes old - 24 comments

Buy PS3 In Japan, Get RE5 Demo Disc
It seems the Resident Evil 5 demo will appear first on Xbox Live in Japan, but Sony has a special promotion; new PS3 owners in Japan can pick up a RE5 disc.--12/2/2008 10:50:49 AM--
3154 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes old - 19 comments

IMDb Indicates Possible 2010 Release For God Of War III (UPDATED)
T.C. Carson will be voicing Kratos in God of War III, and according to his IMDb page, the game isn't scheduled to arrive until 2010. How accurate is it?--12/2/2008 10:34:16 AM--
3154 days, 18 hours, 24 minutes old - 44 comments

Can Sony Maintain PS3's Momentum?
I doubt anyone with a brain can deny the PS3 has picked up steam in 2008 and is looking good heading into 2009, but can Sony maintain this momentum?--12/1/2008 10:26:02 PM--
3155 days, 6 hours, 32 minutes old - 83 comments

PS3 Review: Eternal Sonata
An RPG that released in the midst of hell time makes it tough to review, but I'm finally weighing in for all you role-playing fans out there. It's GOOD.--12/1/2008 10:28:01 PM--
3155 days, 6 hours, 30 minutes old - 11 comments

Game Informer To Officially Unveil Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
The anticipated sequel will be featured on the cover of Game Informer's next issue, and a new debut teaser video has hit the Internet. Drake is back!--12/1/2008 9:42:25 PM--
3155 days, 7 hours, 16 minutes old - 32 comments

The Witcher: Rise Of The Wolf Confirmed For PS3, 360?
Thanks to a user-submitted GameTrailers video of a developer diary, it seems we can expect a console version - Rise of the Wolf - of the popular PC title.--12/1/2008 10:02:23 PM--
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December 1st, 2008

Last Updated 3155 days, 7 hours, 17 minutes ago

PS3 Walkthroughs Updated
A total of 20 new guides have been added to our growing library of walkthroughs. Come see what we've added. --12/1/2008 9:41:36 PM--
3155 days, 7 hours, 17 minutes old

Michael Phelps Video Game Coming
Well, every celebrity gets to try writing a book and singing these days, so why not a video game? Let's just hope this one isn't as ill-fated as it sounds.--12/1/2008 12:30:59 PM--
3155 days, 16 hours, 28 minutes old - 28 comments

Killzone 2: Not Just A "Gray Wasteland"
People who wish to focus on the negative have tried to point out the repetition of the drab environments in K2, but Guerilla assures us the variety IS there.--12/1/2008 11:04:15 AM--
3155 days, 17 hours, 54 minutes old - 24 comments

Home Will "Leapfrog" Competition, Open Beta Launch "Imminent"
PlayStation Home Director Jack Buser talks about how the online service offers something the competitors can't touch, and says the launch is "imminent."--12/1/2008 10:49:22 AM--
3155 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes old - 36 comments

GTAIV Caused Midway To Add More Realism To The Wheelman
The focus testing was fine until Grand Theft Auto IV released, then Midway realized that everyone's expectations for an "open-world racer" had changed.--12/1/2008 10:36:10 AM--
3155 days, 18 hours, 22 minutes old - 15 comments

PS3 Review: SingStar Abba
The wave of band-specific music games continues on with the SingStar franchise. And for Sony, Abba is their first. --12/1/2008 9:00:17 AM--
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PSXE Best Of The Best Poll Update: Ratchet And Clank Golden
Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal is your pick for the best PS2 platformer ever, although Jak and Daxter put up a good fight. Now, it's on to a big one...--11/30/2008 11:02:04 PM--
3156 days, 5 hours, 56 minutes old - 14 comments

Sonic Unleashed Falls Short, Developer Offers Explanation
Why can't Sonic Team seem to put one of our favorite mascots on the return path to glory? Believe it or not, it's because Sonic runs too fast. No, really.--11/30/2008 10:08:33 PM--
3156 days, 6 hours, 50 minutes old - 27 comments

GT5 Slated For Holiday 2009 Release?
According to a recent statement made by a Sony executive to a Spanish newspaper, they expect Gran Turismo 5 will release around Christmas 2009!--11/30/2008 9:52:26 PM--
3156 days, 7 hours, 6 minutes old - 23 comments

Console-Specific Bonuses For RE5, Limited Edition Detailed
The PS3 and 360 versions of Resident Evil 5 will each get a little special something, and the Limited Edition bundle set is a must for loyal fans.--11/30/2008 10:30:35 PM--
3156 days, 6 hours, 28 minutes old - 28 comments

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