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--3/31/2008 8:36:20 PM--

March 31st, 2008

Last Updated 3524 days, 2 hours, 24 minutes ago

PS3 Cheats Updated
We've added cheats for: Army of Two, Dark Sector, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Lost Planet, The Orange Box, Sega Superstars Tennis, FIFA Street 3, and more. Check them out. --3/31/2008 8:36:20 PM--
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PS3 Screenshots Updated
Our second image update includes: Metal Gear Online, Golden Axe: Beast Rider, Mafia 2, Soulcalibur IV, X-Blades, Mirror's Edge, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3, and more! --3/31/2008 8:36:20 PM--
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PSP Review: MLB 08: The Show
The days of vastly inferior handheld ports are long done, and MLB 08: The Show for the PSP is here to prove it. This is a must for fans on the go. --3/31/2008 8:36:20 PM--
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ColorWare: Custom Design Your Own Guitar Hero Guitar
The default design for the Guitar Hero III controller isn't bad, but what if you could select from 35 different colors to completely customize your own? Check this out!--3/31/2008 2:25:46 PM--
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SOCOM: Confrontation Confirmed For Europe
We may not have an exact release date (estimate: November), but SCEE has officially announced SOCOM: Confrontation, and they've provided plenty of details, too!--3/31/2008 1:50:46 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Alpha Protocol
The developer of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II developing an Action/RPG about spies and espionage? Hell yes! Check out the first details of Sega's and Obsidian's newest project. It's like James Bond meets Mass Effect.--3/31/2008 11:56:35 AM--
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New PlayStation 3 SKU Clears FCC
The new SKU - CECHE01 - has evidently passed through the FCC, which means this new model is on the way. Is it a MGS4 bundle? The Ceramic White PS3? Only time will tell...--3/31/2008 11:11:01 AM--
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SCEE Confirms Store Overhaul For April (UPDATED)
As expected, Sony has confirmed the upcoming PlayStation Store cosmetic overhaul for Europe; it will be in place by "mid-April." No more updates until then, though.--3/31/2008 10:36:27 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Golden Axe: Beast Rider
Sega's bringing back a lot of their classics back into the spotlight, and Golden Axe is one of them. See what you can expect from this upcoming prequel to the original. --3/31/2008 9:34:59 AM--
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PS3 Preview: WALL-E
Pixar's newest doesn't look like it's going to disappoint. And so we hope that the videogame version doesn't either...but somehow, we feel it's wishful thinking. --3/31/2008 9:54:16 AM--
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Details On First Five GTAIV Missions
If you want an early look at the first five missions in Grand Theft Auto IV, we point you in the direction of the game's official site. Freedom does play a very large role, obviously.--3/30/2008 10:47:00 PM--
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Sony: Portable Copy For PS3/PSP Drops "Later This Year"
Like the idea of copying over Blu-Ray movies from the PS3 to the PSP for handy viewing on the go? Well, it didn't arrive with firmware update 2.20, but it IS coming...--3/30/2008 10:20:38 PM--
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Prologue "Unshareable" Across PS3 Systems?
Gran Turismo 5: Prologue should be shareable across 5 registered PS3s, but European gamers are reporting this isn't the case. Does it affect the US version, too?--3/30/2008 10:34:28 PM--
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March 30th, 2008

Last Updated 3525 days, 4 hours, 56 minutes ago

PS3 Screenshots Updated
We've updated an assortment of galleries, including the first ever screenshots of Sonic Unleashed! In addition, check out GRID, Street Fighter IV, Street Fighter II Turbo HD, Haze, The Sims 3, Grand Theft Auto IV, Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, and much more!--3/30/2008 6:04:25 PM--
3525 days, 4 hours, 56 minutes old

PS3 Walkthroughs Updated
More PlayStation 3 guides have been added for: Burnout Paradise, Lost: Via Domus, Need for Speed: ProStreet, Pixel Junk Monsters, Virtua Fighter 5, and Virtua Tennis 3. --3/30/2008 2:41:04 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: March 30
I wonder if Gran Turismo 5: Prologue is the start of more massive demos that go on sale like full titles, Top Spin 3 should be fantastic, and I'm in a good spot for GTAIV.--3/29/2008 9:18:20 PM--
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March 29th, 2008

Last Updated 3526 days, 10 hours, 26 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: WET
An action game that's a mixture of Heavenly Sword and Devil May Cry? Sign us up right this very minute!--3/29/2008 12:34:41 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit
The developers of the original Budokai series, DIMPS, are handling the newest DBZ game. See what's to expect.--3/29/2008 12:34:41 PM--
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PS2 Review: MLB 08: The Show
The PlayStation 3 version was downright fantastic, but does the same translate to the older PlayStation 2 and its version? Take a look at our review and see how much punch is left in the old black beauty. --3/29/2008 12:34:41 PM--
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Maria Sharapova Talks Top Spin 3
She's one of the best athletes on the planet, and oh yeah, she's kinda cute, too. In this recent interview, Sharapova talks about Top Spin 3, gaming, and more.--3/29/2008 10:59:28 AM--
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Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Bundle Spotted?
According to this listing that recently surfaced on the Internet, a $99.99 Guitar Hero: Aerosmith bundle will release on June 29. We even see the full track list!--3/29/2008 10:40:05 AM--
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Sony Deemphasizes GTAIV 360 Episodic Content
Xbox 360 owners have been crowing about their exclusive episodic content for Grand Theft Auto IV, but Sony's Scott Steinberg has downplayed the importance of that bonus.--3/28/2008 9:45:10 PM--
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Rockstar: About 70% Of Final GTAIV Trailer Is Actual Gameplay
"Everyone's A Rat" is Rockstar's last preview trailer for Grand Theft Auto IV, and it's a lot of fun. Best of all, though, is that about 70% of it is actual footage!--3/28/2008 9:19:46 PM--
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MGS4 Not The Final Series Entry?
Metal Gear Solid 4 is supposed to be the last MGS ever, but with such a legendary franchise, the end can't come so easily, can it? A little hint here that it may continue...--3/28/2008 9:07:33 PM--
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March 28th, 2008

Last Updated 3527 days, 12 hours, 17 minutes ago

Hardware Sales Spike Over Easter, PS3 Leads 360 In 2008
Geez...seems like everybody ran out and bought a game console over the Easter holiday. The Wii was up, the PS3 and 360 were WAY up, and the PS3 holds a slight lead overall.--3/28/2008 10:43:10 AM--
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Final Grand Theft Auto IV Trailer Is Here!
Rockstar has delivered the last preview trailer before the full game releases on April 29, and you gotta check it out. It's called "Everyone's A Rat," which fits with the GTA theme.--3/27/2008 9:49:11 PM--
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"Technical Difficulties" But Brakes On Euro Prologue Launch
Due to "last minute technical difficulties," Sony was unable to update the Store yesterday. This is why Gran Turismo 5: Prologue isn't yet available for purchase.--3/28/2008 11:01:01 AM--
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Condemned 2 PS3 Suffers From Sound Bug
The PS3 version was pushed back a week, but evidently, that didn't stop this major sound problem: it seems players notice a drop in all sound every 30 seconds or so...--3/28/2008 10:30:21 AM--
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PS3 Walkthroughs Updated
Guides for: Devil May Cry 4, The Orange Box, Lost Planet, The Darkness, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Burnout Paradise, and Oblivion. --3/27/2008 10:19:29 PM--
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PSN Update, Warhawk Price Lowered
This week's Store update is a biggie, primarily because it includes the last GTAIV trailer and the new low price for Warhawk: $29.99! But only for a limited time...--3/27/2008 10:18:22 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Plunder
Pirates are ALWAYS cool, so we're often left wondering why there aren't many great video games featuring these swashbucklers. Well, how's about a simple RTS?--3/27/2008 10:23:40 PM--
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PSP Walkthrough: God of War: Chains of Olympus
Check out the God of War: Chains of Olympus walkthrough here. --3/27/2008 10:19:29 PM--
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PS2 Walkthroughs Updated
Guides for: God of War II, 50 Cent Bulletproof, Echo Night: Beyond, Fantastic 4, Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones, and True Crime: NY. --3/27/2008 10:19:29 PM--
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PSP Around For Seven More Years In A "Continued Lifecycle"
It's the three-year anniversary of the PSP, and Sony has confirmed they're sticking with their original ten-year plan. But to clarify, it's a "continued lifecycle."--3/27/2008 10:00:32 PM--
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March 27th, 2008

Last Updated 3528 days, 2 hours, 41 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Dark Sector
We've waited four years, and the game has finally arrived. And while it's a solid game, it doesn't feel like four years of effort is behind it. --3/27/2008 8:19:40 PM--
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GT5 Prologue Update for Japanese Game Gives It All
If you imported and were worried you wouldn't get all the goodies that US and Euro Prologues get, worry no more. Your update is available now.--3/27/2008 6:12:14 PM--
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Midway And Epic Release UT3 Map Pack
It's new downloadable content, and it consists of three great new arenas: Morbias, Facing Worlds and Searchlight. Perhaps best of all, you can get all three for free!--3/27/2008 1:37:09 PM--
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Ubisoft Backtracks On UK Haze Date
Yesterday: Haze was confirmed for May 22 for the US and UK. Today: Ubisoft is backing off on the UK date, now giving the game a "May" estimate. ...it never ends.--3/27/2008 10:48:26 AM--
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GT5: Prologue European Site Updated
Gran Turismo 5: Prologue becomes a reality for Euro gamers tomorrow, and because of that, SCE has updated the official site with all kinds of new media and details. Check it out now, car lovers.--3/27/2008 10:34:50 AM--
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Guerilla Won't "Confirm Or Deny" Killzone 2 Release Date
Guerilla wants to make it very clear: they haven't made any official announcement regarding a Killzone 2 release time; they won't "confirm or deny" that September date.--3/27/2008 10:16:08 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Highlander
Eidos will be bringing an all new entry into the franchise's storyline, but as a videogame, above all else. --3/26/2008 10:35:52 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Bionic Commando Rearmed
Unlike the other Bionic Commando game we previewed, this Rearmed version is a direct remake of the original NES game. --3/26/2008 10:35:52 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We've got a bunch of new PS3 videos, and that includes a new gameplay trailer (set to music!) for Battlefield: Bad Company. We also have Viking: Battle for Asgard, NBA Ballers: Chosen One, Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, The Bourne Conspiracy and Armored Core: for Answer.--3/26/2008 10:09:26 PM--
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Take-Two Rejects EA...Again
EA can't pop the cork on that champagne, because Take-Two has officially rejected their offer of $26/share. Looks like they want to pursue alternative solutions...--3/26/2008 10:03:09 PM--
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SOCOM: Confrontation Confirmed For September
For online multiplayer aficionados, few games are more appealing than the SOCOM titles. And here's the good news- Confrontation for the PS3 is confirmed for this fall!--3/26/2008 9:48:38 PM--
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March 26th, 2008

Last Updated 3529 days, 7 hours, 50 minutes ago

PSP Videos Updated
Here are a half-dozen new PSP videos, including three for this week's blockbuster, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII. We've got Cloud's unveiling, battle gameplay, and a fantasy montage, plus videos for Monster Hunter Freedom 2, Ape Quest and Code Geass: Lost Colors.--3/26/2008 3:10:00 PM--
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Ubisoft: Haze Set To Arrive On May 22
Numerous sources have claimed to have the inside scoop on a Haze release date, which resulted in a LOT of wrong dates. But now, Ubisoft has issued the REAL date.--3/26/2008 1:38:47 PM--
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Three Major PS3 Titles Dated For 2008
According to the latest SCE UK release listing, Killzone 2, LittleBigPlanet and Resistance 2 all have estimated dates, and all are towards the end of this year.--3/26/2008 11:06:58 AM--
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Sony: 85% PSP Sales Surge, Big Plans For 2008
The PSP is in the midst of an impressive 180 - similar to the PlayStation 3 - as sales are way up, the great games are here, and more handheld goodness is on the way.--3/26/2008 10:33:58 AM--
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Both Versions Of GTAIV Have Same Recommended Price In UK
While retailers can assign whichever price they want, it seems the recommended retail price for both the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of GTAIV in the UK will be the SAME.--3/25/2008 10:21:56 PM--
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Far Cry 2 Slated For Fall, But No Demo
Ubisoft Montreal says this highly anticipated shooter will be simultaneously released for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC this fall, but we won't be getting a demo.--3/25/2008 10:06:32 PM--
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SCEA: GT5 "Still About A Year Away"
If you're considering passing on Prologue in order to wait for the full game, you should know that Gran Turismo 5 is still a long ways off. Why wait for a year to play some GT5?--3/25/2008 9:46:46 PM--
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March 25th, 2008

Last Updated 3530 days, 7 hours, 17 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Resistance 2
PlayStation 3 owners have a ton of stuff to look forward to in 2008, and Resistance 2 is one of the most important. Take a look at our preview and find out everything you need to know. --3/25/2008 3:43:54 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Aliens: Colonial Marines
If this game sounds familiar, that's because it should. Sega and Gearbox have resurrected the name and are releasing it this Fall. Details within. --3/25/2008 3:43:54 PM--
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GT5 Prologue Launches in Europe, Sells Out
Lucky Europeans get to secure their copies of Gran Turismo 5 Prologue now, but the game is selling out at one retailer, and performing very well at another. --3/25/2008 1:01:35 PM--
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PlayStation 3 Firmware 2.20 Features: Blu-ray 2.0, more
Sony has released the newest update. Take a look at what the latest PS3 firmware update has to offer in detail. --3/25/2008 12:31:49 PM--
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Japan Hardware Sales: PSP Tops Wii, DS
It's not exactly a common occurrence, as the PSP has somehow managed to top both Nintendo's reigning sales kings in the week ending March 16. The PSP be #1!--3/25/2008 10:55:46 AM--
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MGS4-Themed Headphones For Japan
Some limited edition collectibles are difficult to locate, but this one takes the cake: Konami will randomly hand out 30 - yes, 30 - to those who buy the MGS4 bundle.--3/25/2008 10:44:59 AM--
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SCEA Announces Gran Turismo 5: Prologue Soundtrack
SCEA sent out the finalized soundtrack list for Prologue today, and not only does it feature a wide variety of songs, there are also plenty exclusive to North America!--3/25/2008 10:30:53 AM--
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Warhawk Contest Winners, 1.3 Patch Trailer Revealed
The team has announced the contest winners for the Warhawk Paint and Insignia contest, and they've also released a brief trailer for the upcoming 1.3 patch!--3/24/2008 10:28:50 PM--
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PS3 Version Of GTAIV Costs More In UK
We can't figure out why, but it seems major retailers in the UK are expecting the PS3 version of Grand Theft Auto IV to be slightly more expensive than the 360 version.--3/24/2008 10:12:45 PM--
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Sony: "Very Strong" PSP Titles For 2008
If games like God of War: Chains of Olympus and Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII aren't enough incentive to own a PSP, then how's about even MORE great ones this year?--3/24/2008 9:58:45 PM--
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March 24th, 2008

Last Updated 3531 days, 7 hours, 14 minutes ago

Dark Sector Interview: Digital Extremes
Dark Sector is one of our most anticipated games of the year, and we wanted to get more info. Project Lead Steve Sinclair answers our questions inside, so check it out!--3/24/2008 3:46:14 PM--
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Dark Sector Impressions. Good or Bad?
We've got our copy of the game, and so we decided to share our early thoughts on it. See how it turned out, and whether or not the PlayStation 3 version came out unharmed. --3/24/2008 2:12:22 PM--
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Open Beta For Home Starts On April 18?
We may not know the final launch date for PlayStation Home, but we keep hearing more about a public beta. The latest batch of evidence comes from supposed e-mail beta invitations, which many people have received...--3/24/2008 2:02:47 PM--
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Reuters: PS3 Update 2.20 Set For April 8
When it was first unveiled last week, it didn't come with a specific date. But thanks to Reuters, it appears we have one now: April 8. It can't be any later than that!--3/24/2008 10:45:40 AM--
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EA Buys GTA Forums For $3.4 Million?
At this point, it seems EA wants anything related to the realm of Grand Theft Auto. Evidently, they may have just purchased the GTA Forums for a sizable sum of cash...--3/24/2008 10:21:57 AM--
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RSV2 Plagued By Network Problems
It just came out last week, but it seems everyone is having major difficulty playing Rainbow Six Vegas 2 online with their PS3. Let's hope Ubisoft fixes it quick.--3/23/2008 11:38:19 PM--
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Home To Make Appearance At Virtual Worlds Conference
It seems like every time you turn around these days, PlayStation Home is a major topic of conversation. Next month, it'll be featured at the ION Virtual Worlds Conference.--3/23/2008 11:20:49 PM--
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Sony Releases New PS3 TV Ad (UPDATED)
When it comes to producing truly strange commercials, few do it better than Sony. Here's the latest PS3 TV ad, and the theme is, "technology that updates itself."--3/23/2008 11:06:10 PM--
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March 23rd, 2008

Last Updated 3533 days, 1 hour, 25 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 23
The Final Fantasy VII remake rumor is back (this remake must happen!), EA publishing GTAIV or future GTA titles isn't a disaster, and I near the end of Lost Odyssey.--3/22/2008 9:35:17 PM--
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March 22nd, 2008

Last Updated 3533 days, 12 hours, 18 minutes ago

EGM Rumors: New Ratchet And Clank To Be Downloadable?
It's not a shock to learn that Insomniac is doing another R&C, but did you know it might come in the form of a downloadable PSN title? A couple more rumors, too...--3/22/2008 10:42:14 AM--
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UT3 PS3 v2.1 Mod Toolkit Available Now
This new toolkit will allow you to "cook" your own content on the PC and transfer it over to the PS3. If you're a big - and creative - UT3 fan, you gotta check it out.--3/22/2008 10:11:10 AM--
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PSP Preview: Warriors Orochi
The console version released later last year, and now the handheld entry is scheduled to hit store shelves next week. Will it be worthwhile for PSP owners?--3/21/2008 10:22:19 PM--
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Famitsu To Reveal Resident Evil 5 Info
Capcom has said we can expect new details for Resident Evil 5 in the upcoming issue of Famitsu; it will be included on a free DVD that comes with the magazine. Sweet!--3/21/2008 8:44:57 PM--
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OPM UK Rumors: Mass Effect, Dead Rising 2 For PlayStation 3
According to the latest OPM UK edition, it seems that both Mass Effect (and future installments) and Dead Rising 2 will be made for the PS3. Let's hope this is accurate!--3/21/2008 8:28:37 PM--
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March 21st, 2008

Last Updated 3534 days, 9 hours, 23 minutes ago

Tales Of Vesperia Confirmed For PS3?
Originally announced for the Xbox 360 only, it now seems this promising JRPG may also be headed to the PlayStation 3. It's a rough translation, but it seems clear...--3/21/2008 1:37:46 PM--
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Logitech Chillstream Controller For PS3 (UPDATED)
Some pictures of this upcoming controller just started to circulate, and if you couldn't guess, the Chillstream cools your fingers as you play. Not a bad idea!--3/21/2008 11:09:30 AM--
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FFVII Remake Rumor Resurrected
It's baaaaaack! Thanks to a very intriguing reply to a question in a recent interview, the idea of a Final Fantasy VII remake has returned in full force. There's one more game in the FFVII Compilation...--3/21/2008 10:30:52 AM--
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Two More PS1 Classics Rumored For PSN
If the latest ESRB listing can be believed, both Legacy of Kain and Pandemonium will soon find their way to the PlayStation Store. Will Sony confirm them soon?--3/21/2008 10:54:31 AM--
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Rumor: SCEA Pulls L.A. Noire Funding
If this is true, not only is the game's PS3 exclusivity in question, but the entire project could be in danger. Team Bondi and Rockstar would have to find a new source of cash, and if they don't...--3/20/2008 9:37:12 PM--
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SOCOM: Confrontation Special Forces Revealed
They were featured in the latest EGM's article on the game, but the information was incorrect. 1Up has clarified, and here's the correct listing of available Special Forces.--3/20/2008 9:23:39 PM--
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Konami Sends Out Mystery MGS4 DVD
The latest word is that those who pre-ordered the game are receiving this promotional DVD. But is it only for Japan, or will we see this mystery DVD, too? And what's on it?--3/20/2008 9:07:48 PM--
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March 20th, 2008

Last Updated 3535 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes ago

The Orange Box Patch In Detail, List Inside
Electronic Arts has released the anticipated patch for The Orange Box, and we have the list of what it fixes. Does it cure the framerate too?--3/20/2008 6:16:11 PM--
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Update: Acer NOT Making Game Console
It sent the video game world into a minor uproar earlier this week, but as it turns out, it was only a misinterpretation. They're planning a high-end PC, not a game console.--3/20/2008 6:14:18 PM--
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Could EA Publish GTAIV?
A few analysts are considering the possibility that EA might end up with their name on the GTAIV box. Of course, the Take-Two takeover would have to go through quickly.--3/20/2008 1:39:02 PM--
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LittleBigPlanet: Fully Playable Soon
Media Molecule is working hard to push this game into the Alpha development cycle, which means it should be fully playable very soon. Refining needs to happen, but still...--3/20/2008 10:58:52 AM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV Secures "M" Rating
The ESRB rates a gajillion games every year, so why is this significant? Because if GTAIV got the "AO" rating like Manhunt 2 did, we'd be looking at a MAJOR delay.--3/20/2008 10:44:51 AM--
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PS3 Software Update 2.20 Enables BD-LIVE
This gigantic software update enables BD-LIVE, an exceedingly cool feature for movie and technology buffs, plus it lets you copy media from the PS3 to the PSP!--3/20/2008 10:32:04 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
More awesome videos to drool over: Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, Tom Clancy's EndWar, GRiD, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Yakuza 3, Dark Sector, Eye of Judgment, Bionic Commando, Kung Fu Panda, Project Origin, Viking: Battle for Asgard and Alone in the Dark.--3/19/2008 10:19:17 PM--
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GameStop Predicts $50 Price Cut For Both PlayStation 3 And Xbox 360
While this is nothing more than an educated guess from the retailer, they do believe both the PS3 and 360 will receive a $50 price cut before the year is out.--3/19/2008 10:00:22 PM--
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Resistance 2 "A 50 Gig Game"
Remember when we learned that Metal Gear Solid 4 would be taking up almost 50 gigs worth of space? Well, it seems Resistance 2 is going to be just as big. ...really?--3/19/2008 9:47:27 PM--
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March 19th, 2008

Last Updated 3536 days, 9 hours, 16 minutes ago

Massive UT3 Patch Set For March 27
Unreal Tournament III is already a fantastic multiplayer game, but Epic has a major patch in store for the end of the month. All kinds of fixes and upgrades in this one!--3/19/2008 1:44:08 PM--
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Sony Releases Hot Shots Golf 5, Confirms Downloadable Content
The newest and best Hot Shots Golf game is finally here in the Americas. And Sony announces its DLC. See what you can expect from the extras.--3/19/2008 11:17:59 AM--
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Metal Gear Solid Collection Available Now
Konami has released the Metal Gear Solid collection, and it should be at a store near you by the time you see this.--3/19/2008 11:02:05 AM--
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Ubisoft's Official Haze Stance: Exclusive To PS3 "For Now"
One Ubisoft representative said Haze would be a PS3 exclusive and that's that, but the publisher has clarified their stance on the issue: it's exclusive "for now."--3/19/2008 10:50:51 AM--
3536 days, 12 hours, 10 minutes old - 4 comments

SOE Provides Added Info For The Agency
The veterans and newbies will be able to play together, "living loot" can be acquired in the form of friendly operatives, and you will build your own virtual agency!--3/19/2008 10:39:25 AM--
3536 days, 12 hours, 21 minutes old - 3 comments

Capcom Issues More Street Fighter Details
No, not Street Fighter IV, the equally promising Street Fighter movie! ...stop laughing, it's possible. Anyway, Capcom has issued more details on this action flick.--3/19/2008 10:24:24 AM--
3536 days, 12 hours, 36 minutes old - 3 comments

PSP Preview: Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2
The original was a great game for the PSP, and now that Out of Bounds is out for the PS3, we're in major golf mode. In the spirit of duffing, here's a look at the sequel.--3/18/2008 10:13:49 PM--
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MGS4 Pricing Details For Japan, Steel PS3 Featured
The full pricing details for this blockbuster have been revealed, and that includes the Premium Pack with a steel PS3 and all the content from the Special Edition!--3/18/2008 10:11:45 PM--
3537 days, 49 minutes old - 3 comments

Japan Gets Persona 4 On July 10
The PS2 keeps kickin', thanks mostly to continued contributions from Japanese developers like Atlus. RPG fans will be happy to know Persona 4 is slated for summer!--3/18/2008 9:53:09 PM--
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March 18th, 2008

Last Updated 3537 days, 2 hours, 29 minutes ago

Sony Doesn't Deny PSN Schedule List
So what exactly does Sony have to say about the alleged PSN Schedule that leaked yesterday? See for yourself. --3/18/2008 8:31:33 PM--
3537 days, 2 hours, 29 minutes old - 3 comments

PS3 Review: Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds
Has the PlayStation 3 been graced with yet another high-caliber title? Moreover, is this the very best golf game money can buy?--3/18/2008 3:29:54 PM--
3537 days, 7 hours, 31 minutes old - 3 comments

GameStop 4th Quarter Profits Leap 46%
GameStop had one heck of a good quarter, as their profits rose 46% in the year-over-year comparison. This is proof that the game market continues its flourish.--3/18/2008 3:29:18 PM--
3537 days, 7 hours, 31 minutes old - 3 comments

GTAIV Will Cost $120 In Australia
Yes, you read that right, Aussie gamers. It's going to cost you $120 for the standard edition and $150 for the Collectors edition...but we have no idea why.--3/18/2008 10:58:44 AM--
3537 days, 12 hours, 2 minutes old - 12 comments

EA Sports Prepping Much-Needed IP
If they want to break new ground this generation, EA is going to have to provide gamers with something NEW. Well, Peter Moore says that's what EA Sports is doing.--3/18/2008 10:25:50 AM--
3537 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes old - 3 comments

Beta Testers To Select Home's Theme?
So the question is, if you could choose, what would you want the central plaza of Home to look like? Sony asked this of beta testers, and gave them several options to scrutinize and ponder...which is your favorite?--3/18/2008 10:47:18 AM--
3537 days, 12 hours, 13 minutes old - 9 comments

PS2 Review: Pinball Hall Of Fame: The Williams Collection
Those pinball fanatics from the '70s and '80s don't have to scour the earth to find a classic table; they only need to pick up the latest Pinball Hall of Fame entry.--3/17/2008 10:29:54 PM--
3538 days, 31 minutes old - 1 comment

Rumor: Call Of Duty 4 PS3 Feature Patch Hits This Week
They've been talking about this special feature patch for the PS3, and the latest rumor says it's in the final stages of certification... It might drop this week!--3/17/2008 10:10:09 PM--
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March 17th, 2008

Last Updated 3538 days, 7 hours, 24 minutes ago

April-July PlayStation Network Schedule Leaked!
So what can you possibly expect to see out of the PlayStation Network over the next couple of months? Home? WipeOut HD? The answers are within. --3/17/2008 3:36:48 PM--
3538 days, 7 hours, 24 minutes old - 3 comments

Haze Forever PlayStation 3 Exclusive?
Well this sure is an interesting bit of info. A few reps from Ubisoft have publicly stated the status of Haze's exclusivity...and it's good news.--3/17/2008 3:16:05 PM--
3538 days, 7 hours, 44 minutes old - 5 comments

"Huge" PS3 Announcement For E3?
According to some sources, Sony has something big planned for their E3 press conference this year, and it involves the PS3. Let's try to guess what it is!--3/17/2008 10:58:34 AM--
3538 days, 12 hours, 2 minutes old - 11 comments

Crisis Core Hits Europe In June, Special Edition Confirmed
Japan got it last year, the US sees it next week, and Europe...well, Europe gets it in late June. But that's okay, because you'll also get a very cool special edition!--3/17/2008 10:47:42 AM--
3538 days, 12 hours, 13 minutes old - 1 comment

PSM3 Issues New PlayStation 3 Rumors
Thanks to PSM3's Insider column, more PS3-related rumors are here: the In-Game XMB is still a ways off, the PS3 is getting a sequel to a "popular Xbox 360 title," and more!--3/16/2008 10:33:42 PM--
3539 days, 27 minutes old - 8 comments

PC Version Of Far Cry 2 Not "Infinitely Better" Than Console Versions
The common rumor is that the PC version of Far Cry 2 will be vastly superior to the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions, but the game's designer says that simply isn't true.--3/16/2008 10:16:17 PM--
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Acer Planning To Join Console Market?
Acer, producer of PC notebooks, is currently entertaining thoughts of producing a game console. It would operate on an "open" standard; the Big 3 are all "closed."--3/16/2008 9:57:04 PM--
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March 16th, 2008

Last Updated 3540 days, 23 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 16
Online multiplayer in Grand Theft Auto IV both confuses and excites me, the overwhelming love for the Dual Shock 3 is weird, and the games are starting to pile up.--3/15/2008 10:37:45 PM--
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March 15th, 2008

Last Updated 3540 days, 12 hours, 18 minutes ago

Final GTAIV Trailer Drops On March 27
If you want one last look at Grand Theft Auto IV before the final product hits store shelves on April 29, Rockstar is granting your wish with one more preview video!--3/15/2008 10:42:02 AM--
3540 days, 12 hours, 18 minutes old - 2 comments

Metal Gear Online Beta Set For April 14
Konami didn't issue a release date for MGO when it provided the full release details for MGS4 (June 12). But now, the MGO teaser site says the beta is set for April 14!--3/15/2008 10:30:17 AM--
3540 days, 12 hours, 30 minutes old - 5 comments

SCEE: Gran Turismo 5: Prologue Passes 1 Million Pre-Orders
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has revealed that over a million people have already pre-ordered Gran Turismo 5: Prologue! It's Platinum, and it's not even out yet!--3/14/2008 9:36:32 PM--
3541 days, 1 hour, 24 minutes old - 6 comments

All GTAIV Multiplayer Modes Unveiled
In this day and age, you just gotta have online multiplayer, and that includes the Grand Theft Auto series. So here's an early look at all the confirmed online modes!--3/14/2008 9:20:47 PM--
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March 14th, 2008

Last Updated 3541 days, 4 hours, 11 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Army of Two
The much anticipated co-op action title has arrived. But boy does it disappoint. This is definitely not the game we were looking forward to. --3/14/2008 6:49:29 PM--
3541 days, 4 hours, 11 minutes old - 8 comments

Haze Script Over 1,000 Pages Long
Don't look at Haze and say it's "just another FPS," because most FPSs don't use scripts that are over a thousand pages long! Storyline will obviously be a focus, here.--3/14/2008 1:47:30 PM--
3541 days, 9 hours, 13 minutes old - 8 comments

Manhunt 2 Cleared For UK Release
The final hurdle has been cleared: thanks to an appeal by the Video Appeals Committee, the BBFC has finally relented and decided to give the game an "18" rating.--3/14/2008 10:59:07 AM--
3541 days, 12 hours, 1 minute old - 2 comments

Ready At Dawn: PS3 Will Win Console War
Ready at Dawn, who recently voiced their intent to move away from the PSP and tackle other platforms, has said they believe the PS3 will win this generation's contest.--3/14/2008 10:45:00 AM--
3541 days, 12 hours, 15 minutes old - 3 comments

PS3 Preview: Section 8
The FPS is in danger of growing repetitive and stale, but all it takes is one ambitious developer to breathe new life into the genre. Enter TimeGate and Section 8.--3/13/2008 10:52:53 PM--
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Pachter: Take-Two Buyout "Inevitable"
Despite Take Two's stubbornness, analyst Michael Pachter says it's only a matter of time before EA's buyout offer of $26/share goes through. Within 10 days, perhaps?--3/13/2008 10:49:00 PM--
3542 days, 11 minutes old - 6 comments

More GTAIV Info: Days Of The Week, Slow-Motion Driving
Think you know everything about GTAIV already? Think again: two more very intriguing features have been discovered, and they directly impact the gameplay.--3/13/2008 10:35:03 PM--
3542 days, 25 minutes old - 2 comments

Dual Shock 3 Shoots To #2 At Amazon
It's not even out for another month, but it has already shot to #2 in the video game department at Amazon.com. You can also save about $10 if you act right now!--3/13/2008 10:20:38 PM--
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March 13th, 2008

Last Updated 3542 days, 3 hours, 21 minutes ago

NPD Feb 08: PlayStation 3 Outsells Xbox 360 Again, More
You're reading that right. The PS3 has once again done it. But that's not all of it, you have to see how well the old PlayStation 2 did. --3/13/2008 7:39:58 PM--
3542 days, 3 hours, 21 minutes old - 7 comments

Sega Announces Epic RPG: Alpha Protocol
Sega and Obsidian Entertainment have revealed their very promising next-gen role-playing project called, Alpha Protocol. Modern-day espionage, a special agent with vital information, and player freedom!--3/13/2008 1:38:13 PM--
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Epic: Unreal Engine "Tied To A Console Cycle"
Ten years ago, nobody would've anticipated Epic Games preparing their Unreal Engines for anything but high-end PCs. Well, it seems they've pulled a complete 180.--3/13/2008 10:55:15 AM--
3542 days, 12 hours, 5 minutes old - 2 comments

Killzone 2 Gearing Up For Public Beta?
The official Killzone 2 site is asking users to integrate their site accounts with their PSN accounts, which has sparked a rumor: does this mean the public beta is nigh?--3/13/2008 10:37:33 AM--
3542 days, 12 hours, 23 minutes old - 1 comment

Firmware 2.17 For PS3 Available Now
The firmware updates are fewer and farther between, but that doesn't mean they've stopped entirely. Here's update 2.17, which enhances online stability for PS3 games.--3/13/2008 10:25:54 AM--
3542 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes old - 8 comments

PSP Videos Updated
To celebrate this month's launch of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, we've got three new videos for the massively anticipated RPG. Plus, we've got Echochrome, God of War: Chains of Olympus, Wild ARMs: Crossfire, flOw, Secret Agent Clank and more!--3/12/2008 10:23:16 PM--
3543 days, 37 minutes old

Sony Blog Issues More MotorStorm 2 Info
The official debut trailer launched yesterday, and Sony has now followed that up with more details: among them, the fact that this sequel should hit stores "this fall!"--3/12/2008 10:19:57 PM--
3543 days, 41 minutes old - 5 comments

Rockstar Planning To Revive Max Payne
The movie should be ready next year, and Rockstar may be planning to bring back the legendary action hero for another go-'round in this new generation. Go for it, we say.--3/12/2008 10:06:13 PM--
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March 12th, 2008

Last Updated 3543 days, 8 hours, 37 minutes ago

PS3 Video: MotorStorm 2 Trailer Debuts!
Check out the premier video for the upcoming sequel to one of the most popular PS3 games around! You don't want to miss this!--3/12/2008 2:23:47 PM--
3543 days, 8 hours, 37 minutes old

Public Home Beta Test Hits This Month?
We've found more evidence that a public beta test for PlayStation Home may become available this month. This is a rumor that has been around since early February, but now, March 16 may be a magic date...--3/12/2008 1:51:58 PM--
3543 days, 9 hours, 9 minutes old - 10 comments

Midway: New Mortal Kombat "This Year"
You didn't really believe that MK: Armageddon was the last entry in the series, did you? Midway has revealed what all of us already know: Mortal Kombat can't die.--3/12/2008 10:51:43 AM--
3543 days, 12 hours, 9 minutes old - 3 comments

User-Created Content For Home, But Sony Is Being Careful
User-generated content will be featured in PlayStation Home, but the developers are being cautious: it's a battle between freedom and avoiding offensive material.--3/12/2008 10:38:59 AM--
3543 days, 12 hours, 22 minutes old - 3 comments

First MotorStorm 2 Trailer Premiers Today
We haven't seen any official media for this hotly anticipated off-road sequel, but all that changes today at 6 p.m. GMT. The first trailer will debut at IGN at that time!--3/12/2008 10:26:24 AM--
3543 days, 12 hours, 34 minutes old - 2 comments

PS2 Review: Iridium Runners
It's one of the latest budget offerings on the PS2, and perhaps surprisingly, it's not a bad game. You'll actually be running - yes, on foot - in this futuristic racer.--3/11/2008 10:23:28 PM--
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Episodic Content For GTAIV PS3 In 2009?
360 owners constantly crow about their exclusive episodic content for GTAIV in 2008, but could Rockstar be planning extra content for the PS3 version next year?--3/11/2008 10:09:32 PM--
3544 days, 51 minutes old - 3 comments

More Details Discovered For Heavy Rain
It seems Dutch gaming magazine Chief has run a major feature on Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain for the PS3, and now, we've got a bunch of new details for everyone!--3/11/2008 9:55:13 PM--
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March 11th, 2008

Last Updated 3544 days, 2 hours, 47 minutes ago

Sam Houser Talks GTAIV: Crazier, Enormous, Online Details
When we hear talks of Grand Theft Auto IV we listen, or, in this case read eagerly every little word. El President of Rockstar, Sam Houser, has spoken to Edge and we deliver the details of that interview. --3/11/2008 8:13:18 PM--
3544 days, 2 hours, 47 minutes old - 0 comments

50% of PS3s Online via PSNetwork, Developers Happy
Sony releases a number of stats related to the PlayStation Network, including demographics. And developers continue to be happy with the network and Sony's approach. --3/11/2008 7:39:17 PM--
3544 days, 3 hours, 21 minutes old - 6 comments

Rumor: New PS3 Bluetooth Headset
If you've been hoping to see another Bluetooth headset for the PS3, your wish may come true soon enough: according to this leaked info, a remodeled headset should hit store shelves some time this summer!--3/11/2008 1:39:03 PM--
3544 days, 9 hours, 21 minutes old - 4 comments

PS2 Couldn't Handle Disgaea 3
"It's just Disgaea," you might say. "We're only talking about some colors and a few sprites." Yeah, well, this train of thought isn't true; NIS needed the PS3 for this one.--3/11/2008 11:01:20 AM--
3544 days, 11 hours, 59 minutes old - 3 comments

Condemned 2 PS3 Pushed Back A Week
No, it has nothing to do with a hardware development issue this late in the game; Sega is facing "duplication issues" in production of the PS3 version, so we have to wait.--3/11/2008 10:48:53 AM--
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Dead Space Theme: Dismemberment In Zero Gravity
It's a disturbing thing, to be sure - limbs floatin' around in zero grav - but supposedly, it's a central theme in the gameplay mechanic, making the game "M-plus."--3/11/2008 10:32:48 AM--
3544 days, 12 hours, 28 minutes old - 1 comment

GameStop To Offer Free Play Of Haze?
Well, "free" if you bring it back and pick up another game. This flyer says if you pre-order Haze, you'll be able to return it after a week for a full $60 in store credit.--3/10/2008 10:14:39 PM--
3545 days, 46 minutes old - 3 comments

MotorStorm 2: Water And Monster Trucks
A couple leaked scans from the upcoming issue of OPM have revealed two interesting changes to this sequel: the existence of water (it's not just a dusty desert, anymore!) and our favorite, monster trucks!--3/10/2008 10:27:55 PM--
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March 10th, 2008

Last Updated 3545 days, 8 hours, 32 minutes ago

Pachter: PS3 Will "Kill" 360 In Japan
It depends on how you interpret the wording, but analyst Michael Pachter makes one thing clear: he believes the Xbox 360 is going to drop off the radar in Japan this year.--3/10/2008 2:28:24 PM--
3545 days, 8 hours, 32 minutes old - 7 comments

Rockstar: GTA MMO "The Holy Grail"
We've never been big fans of MMOs, but we have to admit, this sounds like a darn good idea: bring the long-running - and already wide-open GTA universe - entirely online!--3/10/2008 11:06:59 AM--
3545 days, 11 hours, 54 minutes old - 5 comments

Square-Enix to Strive For Worldwide Simultaneous Releases
Back in the day, Square would release a game to Japan and 6-8 months later, maybe we North American gamers would see it. Yeah, well, Yoichi Wada now says "no more."--3/10/2008 10:48:35 AM--
3545 days, 12 hours, 12 minutes old - 3 comments

UK Prefers Gaming Over Sex
We refuse to believe this is true, but if it is, we admire the British dedication to the gaming industry and we salute you. ...we're still giggling just a bit, though.--3/10/2008 10:33:58 AM--
3545 days, 12 hours, 27 minutes old - 6 comments

Chains Of Olympus Headed To Japan
Japanese gamers don't go for the God of War titles quite as much as North American gamers, but they should still get this amazing handheld entry...and so they shall.--3/9/2008 10:43:16 PM--
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PS3 For Both Casual And Hardcore Gamers?
The PlayStation 3 has plenty of appeal for the casual gamer, but we shouldn't dismiss the system's potential in regards to the hardcore gamer crowd. Think about it.--3/9/2008 10:23:42 PM--
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March 9th, 2008

Last Updated 3546 days, 3 hours, 51 minutes ago

PS3: Major League Baseball 2K8 Review
Make no mistakes about it, MLB 2K8 is not as good as Sony's MLB 08. But are the differences that much more staggering this year? --3/9/2008 7:09:37 PM--
3546 days, 3 hours, 51 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Preview: Witches
After dropping off the radar for about 8 months, Project Witches has resurfaced. They dropped the "Project" and are prepared to center on "sultry," kick-ass heroines.--3/8/2008 10:24:11 PM--
3547 days, 36 minutes old - 1 comment

Ben's Week In Review: March 9
I talk about two games I want most in March: the gritty, bloody, hectic action title known as Dark Sector, and Sony's super-fun Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds.--3/8/2008 10:21:53 PM--
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March 8th, 2008

Last Updated 3547 days, 12 hours, 25 minutes ago

MGS4 Simply Not A Criticism Of Blu-Ray (UPDATED)
While MGS4 does take up most of the 50GB available on a Blu-Ray disc, Hideo Kojima says this isn't a criticism. His vision was so big, it was almost "theoretically impossible."--3/8/2008 10:35:53 AM--
3547 days, 12 hours, 25 minutes old - 7 comments

Could Yakuza 3 Come To North America?
It burned up the sales charts on its first day of availability in Japan, so is that good enough for Sega to bring the game to the US and other regions? We certainly hope so!--3/7/2008 11:56:24 PM--
3547 days, 23 hours, 4 minutes old - 3 comments

EA: PS3 Version Of NCAA Football 09 To Run At 60FPS
Remember last year's PS3 version of Madden 08? The one that ran at 30 frames per second? Well, it seems EA won't let that happen with this year's NCAA Football entry.--3/7/2008 11:40:45 PM--
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March 7th, 2008

Last Updated 3548 days, 7 hours, 37 minutes ago

Dark Sector is Complete, Hits Gold
D3 has announced that Digital Extremes is done with their long awaited project and it's ready to launch this month.--3/7/2008 3:23:03 PM--
3548 days, 7 hours, 37 minutes old - 1 comment

Official Grand Theft Auto IV Site Updated
The more GTA media, the better, right? Then make sure you head on over to the game's official site, because Rockstar just added a bunch of new screens and videos!--3/7/2008 1:48:08 PM--
3548 days, 9 hours, 12 minutes old - 2 comments

PS3 Review: MLB 08: The Show
Father: "Oh hey, son. What game are you watching, who's playing?"

Son: "I'm playing MLB 08, dad."

Father: "That's a videogame? Oh, wow..."

Yeah, it's that good. Read the review. --3/7/2008 12:35:52 PM--
3548 days, 10 hours, 25 minutes old - 9 comments

The Getaway Resurfaces
PS3 owners have been saying it for a while: "where, oh where, has my little Getaway gone?" Well, it's right here; Sony is still "hard at work" on it, so take heart.--3/7/2008 11:18:02 AM--
3548 days, 11 hours, 42 minutes old - 3 comments

Rumor Control: Still No Release Estimate For Resident Evil 5
Despite what you may have heard in the past few weeks, Capcom still hasn't issued a release date - or even an estimated release window - for Resident Evil 5. Sorry.--3/7/2008 10:55:32 AM--
3548 days, 12 hours, 5 minutes old - 1 comment

MGS4 80GB PS3 Bundle Coming To UK
Don't worry, you Euro gamers won't be left out in the cold on this one. The Metal Gear Solid 4 80GB PlayStation 3 bundle deal should be available in the UK as well; SCEE actually confirmed it last year.--3/7/2008 10:40:49 AM--
3548 days, 12 hours, 20 minutes old - 1 comment

PSP Preview: Wild ARMs XF
If you're a fan of the likes of Final Fantasy Tactics and Jeanne d'Arc, you should definitely consider this one. It releases next week, and looks very promising!--3/6/2008 10:32:00 PM--
3549 days, 28 minutes old - 3 comments

Edge Of Twilight Headed To PS3
It was unveiled last year, but the developer only announced it for the Xbox and 360 at the time. Well, Fuzzyeyes Studio now plans to add a PS3 installment, too. Good news!--3/6/2008 10:29:12 PM--
3549 days, 31 minutes old - 0 comments

Ready At Dawn Moving Away From PSP
The developers of God of War: Chains of Olympus have confirmed two things: the game will NOT get ported to the PS2, and the team has decided to tackle other platforms.--3/6/2008 10:11:47 PM--
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March 6th, 2008

Last Updated 3549 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes ago

New DLC For Guitar Hero III Revealed
Activision continues to provide fans with more downloadable tracks to expand on their Guitar Hero III experience, and here are two more packs; one is available now.--3/6/2008 1:41:50 PM--
3549 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes old - 2 comments

Ziff Davis Media Files For Bankruptcy
In order to begin its "restructuring plans" to free themselves from debt, Ziff Davis Media has decided to file Chapter 11. However, the normal daily operations of the company should still continue without interruption.--3/6/2008 10:54:44 AM--
3549 days, 12 hours, 6 minutes old - 4 comments

Rumored 4.00 Update Features For PSP
Normally, we don't care too much about rumored details for future PSP firmware updates, but this is too huge to ignore. We're looking at a very impressive list, here!--3/6/2008 10:40:32 AM--
3549 days, 12 hours, 20 minutes old - 12 comments

Full North American Prologue Details
Well, here they are, the full details for Gran Turismo 5: Prologue. It'll include over 60 cars, 6 tracks and several additional features exclusive to the NA version!--3/6/2008 10:26:50 AM--
3549 days, 12 hours, 34 minutes old - 3 comments

Editorial: Is Desensitization Really Bad?
Everyone always says a "desensitized" person is somehow a "bad" person. This is often the obvious implication, but is there more to the definition than meets the eye?--3/5/2008 10:18:10 PM--
3550 days, 42 minutes old - 5 comments

Sony Talks Cheaper Blu-Ray Players
It seems cheaper Blu-Ray players are right around the corner, as Sony plans to offer $300 players this year and $200 players for 2009. More Blu-Ray info here, too.--3/5/2008 10:16:26 PM--
3550 days, 44 minutes old - 3 comments

Dark Sector Includes Entitlements For PS3
Remember these things? They've been rumored for quite a long while, and they would rival the 360's Achievement system. Well, Dark Sector is gonna have Entitlements!--3/5/2008 10:02:06 PM--
3550 days, 58 minutes old - 1 comment

Rockstar: 360 Version Of GTAIV "Superior" Comment Faked
Yesterday, a supposed Rockstar representative posted in an "official" forum that the 360 version of GTAIV was "superior" to the PS3 version. This is totally fake, though.--3/5/2008 9:49:26 PM--
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March 5th, 2008

Last Updated 3550 days, 8 hours, 14 minutes ago

Japan To Get Matte Bronze PSP
Oh look...another great PSP color for Japan. It's unfortunate that North American gamers don't get these kinds of options, but hey, maybe they'll show up at some point.--3/5/2008 2:46:17 PM--
3550 days, 8 hours, 14 minutes old - 8 comments

SCEA Confirms PSN April Makeover
The PlayStation Network has already received more than a few upgrades and enhancements over the past year or so, but Sony isn't done yet: it seems they're preparing a major overhaul for the PSN in early April.--3/5/2008 10:53:38 AM--
3550 days, 12 hours, 7 minutes old - 3 comments

First Details For Heavenly Sword 2
The original was one of the best PS3 titles of 2007, so we're definitely psyched about the sequel. Here's the first bit of info for that project; it sounds very promising!--3/5/2008 10:30:30 AM--
3550 days, 12 hours, 30 minutes old - 10 comments

Editorial: Pick A Model And Go With It, Sony
While I agree with - and have always agreed with - most of Sony's marketing strategy regarding the PS3, this one makes zero sense to me. They gotta knock this off.--3/4/2008 10:14:27 PM--
3551 days, 46 minutes old - 11 comments

PS3 Can Simulate Black Hole Collisions?
If one can't, maybe sixteen can. Another scientific research group is using the PlayStation 3's considerable power in an experiment, and this one is just plain NUTTY.--3/4/2008 10:12:26 PM--
3551 days, 48 minutes old - 2 comments

80GB PS3 Out Of Stock At Major Online Retailers
It's amazing the difference a year makes. Several of the country's biggest retailers, including Wal-Mart and Best Buy, are "out of stock" of the 80GB PS3 model.--3/4/2008 9:54:44 PM--
3551 days, 1 hour, 6 minutes old - 3 comments

GameStop Starts God Of War III Pre-Orders
When you go to pick up God of War: Chains of Olympus today, you should also drop the extra $5 to guarantee yourself a copy of God of War III. Do it now, action fans!--3/4/2008 9:42:31 PM--
3551 days, 1 hour, 18 minutes old - 3 comments

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March 4th, 2008

Last Updated 3551 days, 6 hours, 16 minutes ago

Rumor: No Bioshock For PS3, But Crysis Hits This Winter
The latest pre-E3 rumors are big: Microsoft apparently paid "big bucks" to keep Bioshock 2 exclusive to the Xbox 360, but Crysis will drop for the PS3 "this winter!"--3/4/2008 4:44:16 PM--
3551 days, 6 hours, 16 minutes old - 10 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
This batch is definitely worth checking out: MLB 08: The Show, Condemned 2: Bloodshot, Yakuza 3, NBA 08, Mirror's Edge, Section 8, Sega Superstars Tennis, Valkyrie of the Battlefield: Gallian Chronicles, Superbike World Championship 08, Lost: Via Domus, LEGO Batman: The Videogame and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2!--3/4/2008 2:06:29 PM--
3551 days, 8 hours, 54 minutes old

PSP Cradle Announced For Japan
Never can find a good way to settle your PSP unit when watching movies or shows on the TV? Sony has the answer with this cradle: it'll hold and power the PSP!--3/4/2008 10:11:59 AM--
3551 days, 12 hours, 49 minutes old - 2 comments

PS3 Software Outselling PS2 Software In UK
How well is the PS3 performing in the UK? Well, according to Chart-Track, it seems PS3 software has been outselling PS2 software since the start of the year. No, really.--3/4/2008 10:00:05 AM--
3551 days, 13 hours old - 0 comments

PS2 Review: Twisted Metal: Head-On: Extra Twisted Edition
It's a lot more than just another PSP-to-PS2 port; this $20 package is one of the best deals on the shelf. It's not a masterpiece, but it's good ol' Twisted Metal.--3/4/2008 1:05:50 AM--
3551 days, 21 hours, 55 minutes old - 0 comments

More GTAIV Details Discovered
Grand Theft Auto IV is going to be the single biggest game release of the year, which means we're constantly scanning for more info. Well, here are more sweet details!--3/3/2008 10:25:04 PM--
3552 days, 35 minutes old - 8 comments

Cell "Shrinks" Again, Early Cell 3 Info
The 65nm Cell chip will become a 45nm Cell, which uses 40% less power and less silicon. This translates to cheaper production costs, and...a cheaper PS3 this year?--3/3/2008 10:11:15 PM--
3552 days, 49 minutes old - 2 comments

Infogrames Hires Phil Harrison As President
Phil Harrison obviously wouldn't have any trouble catching on somewhere after leaving Sony. It didn't take long: he is now president of Infogrames (Atari).--3/3/2008 9:55:46 PM--
3552 days, 1 hour, 5 minutes old - 4 comments

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March 3rd, 2008

Last Updated 3552 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes ago

Skid Row Singer Confirms Road Rash?
We've already guessed that Starbreeze is "reinventing" this classic series, but EA won't confirm. ...well, maybe Sebastian Bach did it for them, and ahead of schedule.--3/3/2008 1:29:07 PM--
3552 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes old - 5 comments

MGS4 For Xbox 360? Not A Chance.
We're pretty sick of this rumor, and we're clarifying: as it stands, there's no chance on God's green earth that Metal Gear Solid 4 will ever arrive for the Xbox 360.--3/3/2008 10:37:34 AM--
3552 days, 12 hours, 23 minutes old - 14 comments

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith To Boast Other Bands
Worried that you'll only be limited to Aerosmith hits with this new Guitar Hero entry? You shouldn't; it appears other bands will be featured, including Run DMC.--3/3/2008 10:16:06 AM--
3552 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes old - 3 comments

In-Game Communication For PS3 This Summer
According to SCE UK boss Ray Maguire, in-game communication for the PS3 should be hitting this summer, and in other news, the firmware 2.4 update is on the way, too.--3/3/2008 10:01:21 AM--
3552 days, 12 hours, 59 minutes old - 7 comments

Full MGS4 Release Details, MGO Beta Test For Pre-Orders! (UPDATED)
No more rumor or speculation; the official press release is finally here: MGS4 drops on June 12, and those who pre-order in April can get into the MGO beta test!--3/2/2008 10:20:50 PM--
3553 days, 40 minutes old - 9 comments

"No Secret" That Crysis Is Coming To PS3
The source must have information that nobody else has, because as far as we're concerned, it IS a secret. But a UK gaming mag evidently has an exciting inside scoop.--3/2/2008 10:08:15 PM--
3553 days, 52 minutes old - 9 comments

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March 2nd, 2008

Last Updated 3553 days, 22 hours, 43 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 2
Brutal Legend is going to be great just because of Tim Schafer (it's a guarantee), Quantic Dream might "wow" us all with Heavy Rain, and Lost Odyssey is still great fun.--3/2/2008 12:17:45 AM--
3553 days, 22 hours, 43 minutes old - 0 comments

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March 1st, 2008

Last Updated 3554 days, 12 hours, 21 minutes ago

Rumor: Resident Evil 5 Hits This Fall
We still have no official release date for this, but according to EGM and a variety of sources, it seems very possible that Resident Evil 5 could arrive as early as this October.--3/1/2008 10:39:54 AM--
3554 days, 12 hours, 21 minutes old - 3 comments

PS3 Cheats Updated
Check out secrets for Devil May Cry 4, Turok, Burnout Paradise, Dynasty Warriors 6, and a few others. --3/1/2008 12:54:22 AM--
3554 days, 22 hours, 6 minutes old

Street Fighter IV NOT PS3 Exclusive
Like Phil Harrison said, "you can't believe everything you read on the Internet." The rumor that says SFIV will be a PS3 exclusive doesn't have a stable foundation.--2/29/2008 9:40:37 PM--
3555 days, 1 hour, 20 minutes old - 4 comments

GTAIV: 30 Frames Per Second, PS3/360 Versions Identical
It seems Grand Theft Auto IV will run at a steady 30 frames per second, and look mostly identical on both the PS3 and Xbox 360. We consider this good news, of course.--2/29/2008 9:20:54 PM--
3555 days, 1 hour, 40 minutes old - 10 comments

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