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Updates (April, 2008)

--4/30/2008 9:05:35 PM--

April 30th, 2008

Last Updated 3584 days, 17 hours, 11 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: X-Blades
Here's a game every action fan needs to keep their eye on. Read up on the details of one of the most ambitious action games of 2008. --4/30/2008 9:05:35 PM--
3584 days, 17 hours, 11 minutes old - 3 comments

PS2 Cheats Updated
Cheats for Naruto 2, Naruto 3, Medal of Honor Vanguard, DBZ: Tenkaichi 3, and others have been added. --4/30/2008 9:38:06 PM--
3584 days, 16 hours, 38 minutes old

PS3 Preview: Dead Space
Electronic Arts' ambitious survival-horror third-person shooter is sounding very promising. Take a look at the game's details. --4/30/2008 1:57:14 PM--
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PS3 Review: NBA Ballers Chosen One
Midway's once shining NBA franchise has unfortunately suffered from the same cancer that eventually plagued past franchises like NBA Jam and NFL Blitz.--4/30/2008 1:57:14 PM--
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PS2 Review: Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz
While you may not think much of trivia games on videogame consoles, this is one franchise I highly suggest taking a look at. The latest Buzz! game is one that'll keep you going. --4/30/2008 1:57:14 PM--
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LittleBigPlanet Closed Beta Drops This Summer
So now that we know Home's closed beta expands this Summer, and opens in the Fall; SCEA has confirmed that a closed beta for LittleBigPlanet will be available on select PS3s this summer, as well.--4/30/2008 1:39:41 PM--
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Online Play For God Of War III?
According to a recent SCEA job listing - "Online Gameplay Programmer" - there is now the distinct possibility that God of War III will feature Internet play... Two-player online co-op, anyone?--4/30/2008 10:48:35 AM--
3585 days, 3 hours, 28 minutes old - 10 comments

Take-Two: Analysts Underestimated GTAIV's Selling Power
Analysts have had nothing but good things to say about their GTAIV sales expectations, but Take-Two says they're still not going high enough.--4/30/2008 10:27:30 AM--
3585 days, 3 hours, 49 minutes old - 1 comment

PS3 Videos Updated
You can't miss this latest batch: two each for Haze and Grand Theft Auto IV (including hot Strip Club Gameplay), and more for Rise of the Argonauts, GRiD, The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon, WALL-E, Iron Man, 50 Cent: Blood in the Sand, Valkyria Chronicles, and Facebreaker.--4/29/2008 11:34:01 PM--
3585 days, 14 hours, 42 minutes old

PS3 Screenshots Updated
A good assortment of galleries have been updated, including: Street Fighter IV, Metal Gear Solid 4, Grand Theft Auto IV, SoulCalibur IV, Silent Hill Homecoming, Mafia II, Top Spin 3, and much more!--4/29/2008 11:00:48 PM--
3585 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes old

Early GTAIV Reviews Almost Perfect
If you needed any further incentive to pick up this game, look no further than the first batch of reviews: they're just plain incredible. Almost all perfect!--4/29/2008 9:41:38 PM--
3585 days, 16 hours, 35 minutes old - 15 comments

Ghostbusters PSP A Possibility
Ghostbusters is definitely a multiplatform title, but as of now, it's not scheduled for the PSP. However, according to the developers, you shouldn't rule out the possibility just yet...--4/29/2008 10:07:02 PM--
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Baseline Info Discovered For SCEE's PlayStation Day
Kaz Hirai and David Reeves will be speaking, and the likes of Resistance 2 should also pop up at the event. For the rest, we'll have to wait until May 6.--4/29/2008 9:54:32 PM--
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--4/29/2008 1:36:39 PM--

April 29th, 2008

Last Updated 3586 days, 40 minutes ago

PS3 Cheats: Grand Theft Auto IV
We have the first wave of cheats for Grand Theft Auto IV. Take a look, and stay tuned for more. --4/29/2008 1:36:39 PM--
3586 days, 40 minutes old

Fatal Inertia Gliding Back To PS3
Most PS3 owners have given up on this racer, but we've got good news: it's coming to the PlayStation Network at HALF price, and it's the better version!--4/29/2008 1:50:23 PM--
3586 days, 26 minutes old - 1 comment

Guitar Hero Snags Aerosmith Exclusivity
We could've guessed this might happen after Guitar Hero: Aerosmith was revealed. No more Aerosmith songs for Rock Band; Activision has made 'em exclusive to their franchise.--4/29/2008 10:47:43 AM--
3586 days, 3 hours, 29 minutes old - 3 comments

OXM: Star Ocean 4 Exclusive To PS3
According to a quick quote in the latest issue of the Official Xbox Magazine, Tri-Ace and Square-Enix's RPG, Star Ocean 4, will be exclusive to the PS3.--4/29/2008 10:36:30 AM--
3586 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes old - 3 comments

GTAIV Freezes After First Cut-Scene? (UPDATED)
What's this? If you scan the Internet for early feedback on Grand Theft Auto IV, everyone says it's great...but they also say it can lock up big time.--4/29/2008 10:19:31 AM--
3586 days, 3 hours, 57 minutes old - 9 comments

GTAIV To Break Halo 3 Sales Record?
Halo 3 smashed sales records last year, but analysts are expecting Grand Theft Auto IV to easily top those numbers, and without a massive ad campaign.--4/28/2008 10:26:31 PM--
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Analysts: PS2 Won't See $99 For A While
The PS2 gets older and older, but its popularity isn't waning too quickly. The demand is high enough that a price drop probably won't happen any time soon.--4/28/2008 10:06:20 PM--
3586 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 3 comments

--4/28/2008 1:46:25 PM--

April 28th, 2008

Last Updated 3587 days, 30 minutes ago

Ubisoft Confirms New Prince Of Persia
The previous three titles of the last generation were all of the highest quality, and we expect nothing less from this next-gen entry. Great news, Prince fans!--4/28/2008 1:46:25 PM--
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The Getaway Enters Pre-Production
The Getaway quietly continues to roll along, and according to the most recent update, the game has entered the pre-production phase. Is it coming soon?--4/28/2008 11:09:01 AM--
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Ghostbusters Dev Prefers PS3 Over 360
Terminal Reality is a big fan of the PS3, and if they had made Ghostbusters exclusive to the PS3, they could've had "double the number of objects on screen." As is, the PS3 version should be the best.--4/28/2008 10:50:33 AM--
3587 days, 3 hours, 26 minutes old - 13 comments

Mercenaries 2 To Look Better On PS3?
We know that Mercs2 will arrive for both the PS3 and Xbox 360, but it seems Pandemic Studios have said the game may look better on Sony's platform...--4/28/2008 10:32:39 AM--
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Madden NFL 09 To Boast "Real Football Intelligence System"
Everyone keeps saying EA needs to overhaul the Madden franchise and give us something new. Enter Real Football Intelligence Football, pigskin fans.--4/27/2008 11:02:08 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV Cheats Unveiled?
One should have a challenge when playing a game (usually), but these cheats could be super fun. Just revealed; stuff from "never die" to insta-weapons!--4/27/2008 10:37:14 PM--
3587 days, 15 hours, 39 minutes old - 12 comments

GTAIV: Costliest Game To Make In History
Grand Theft Auto IV might shatter sales records all over the world (you know it will), but at an estimated $100 million to create, it had better do just that.--4/27/2008 10:24:12 PM--
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April 26th, 2008

Last Updated 3588 days, 23 hours, 33 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Mafia II
The first was the best damn mafia sim of its time, and the second one looks to be ten times that. You must read this. --4/26/2008 2:43:29 PM--
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PS3 Preview: 1942: Joint Strike
Lots of firepower, HD visuals, top-down perspective, and classic 1942 gameplay? Sign us up! --4/26/2008 2:43:29 PM--
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--4/25/2008 6:48:17 PM--

April 25th, 2008

Last Updated 3589 days, 19 hours, 28 minutes ago

Rumors: GTA Massively Multiplayer Game, Bioshock for PS3, More!
The headline really speaks for itself. The latest issue of EGM dishes out some incredible rumors, and PSXE has heard of one of them before. --4/25/2008 6:48:17 PM--
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Activision CEO: EA Sucks Souls From Acquired Developers
Have feathers been ruffled? It's possible. The two publishing giants are in a war for dominance, and Activision's CEO fires off.--4/25/2008 6:13:28 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 Bundle Announced...for Europe
American gamers get burned, which is rather unusual, as we tend to get the good stuff more often and earlier. Oh well, score one for them. Hope you guys and gals enjoy it!--4/25/2008 5:56:29 PM--
3589 days, 2 20 minutes old - 7 comments

Grand Theft Auto IV To Sell 1M More PlayStation 3s Over X360
Analysts still believe that because of GTA's past association with the PlayStation brand, it will help fuel Sony's sales more than Microsoft's. --4/25/2008 12:56:16 PM--
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Metal Gear Online Beta Live for Europe and North America Early!
It's up now, guys! It's also ahead of schedule. North America and Europe can finally begin their betas today. --4/25/2008 12:56:16 PM--
3590 days, 1 hour, 20 minutes old - 9 comments

Metal Gear Online Runs at Awkward Resolution
Pixel counting must be a pretty tedious job, but we're glad someone was up to the task and has reported his findings. --4/25/2008 12:56:16 PM--
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April 24th, 2008

Last Updated 3590 days, 19 hours, 3 minutes ago

Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G Ships Two Million
And that's just in one country. It's pretty safe to say that PSP owners in Japan really, really love Monster Hunter. --4/24/2008 7:13:10 PM--
3590 days, 19 hours, 3 minutes old - 7 comments

Activision Source: Third-Person Call of Duty Canned
More light has been cast on the whole situation, as a source informs game-blog Kotaku about what happened. --4/24/2008 12:40:32 PM--
3591 days, 1 hour, 36 minutes old - 8 comments

Burnout Paradise Gets Massive Update Patch!
While the bikes and nighttime are still months away, Criterion has released an enormous patch that fixes close to 30 issues! See the entire list. --4/24/2008 12:40:32 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV SE Soundtrack Revealed
So what're you going to find on that Special Edition soundtrack of Grand Theft Auto IV? Find out. --4/24/2008 12:40:32 PM--
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PS2 Review: Singstar 90s
The latest Singstar game encapsulates some of the 90s best (and worst) moments. Take a look to see if this one's your cup of tea.--4/24/2008 11:08:58 AM--
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PS2 Review: Singstar Pop
If the selection of tracks is your thing, then Singstar Pop is well worth the price of admission. --4/24/2008 12:10:58 AM--
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April 23rd, 2008

Last Updated 3591 days, 19 hours, 32 minutes ago

Burnout Paradise Gets Nighttime and Bikes!
Great news for Burnout fans, as Criterion will be adding two kick-ass features for us in the future. Check out the first screenshot of them!--4/23/2008 6:44:56 PM--
3591 days, 19 hours, 32 minutes old - 13 comments

Heavenly Sword Sequel by Sony? Ninja Theory Going Multiplatform
The developers of Heavenly Sword have announced that they're working on a multiplatform game. So what's in store for a possible Heavenly Sword sequel?--4/23/2008 1:42:43 PM--
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Rockstar: Xbox 360 DVD Too Small, Fitting GTAIV a Problem
Blu-ray vindicated yet again? You betcha'! Rockstar's Co-founder Dan Houser speaks about the limitations and issues of working with the Xbox 360. What does this mean for the future of GTA?--4/23/2008 12:59:42 PM--
3592 days, 1 hour, 17 minutes old - 100 comments

PlayStation Network April 23, 2008: Iron Man Demo & More
Tons of good stuff should be available in tomorrow's PlayStation Network update. Take a look to find out just what it consists of. --4/23/2008 12:10:23 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Street Fighter IV
The most well known fighting franchise in the world returns after a 10 year hiatus! We detail the first known features, and everything looks promising so far. --4/23/2008 11:08:09 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
While you wait for Street Fighter IV to arrive, you'll be able to kill a lot of time playing this amazing 1080p remake of Super-Turbo. Read up on nearly every detail you need to know. --4/23/2008 11:08:09 AM--
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April 22nd, 2008

Last Updated 3592 days, 21 hours, 9 minutes ago

Infinity Ward Wants COD Exclusively, 3rd-person COD Coming?
A source has leaked some info to Next-Gen.biz, and the bits and pieces do seem to add up. See what's possibly going on behind the scenes of Call of Duty-land. --4/22/2008 5:07:16 PM--
3592 days, 21 hours, 9 minutes old - 23 comments

Atlus Ships Persona 3: FES, 30+ Hours More Gameplay
A lot of RPG fans have been waiting for this. This director's cut re-release comes packed with an all new chapter, and an enhanced version of the original! And the price is superb, too. --4/22/2008 4:34:24 PM--
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Map Pack for PS3 Call of Duty 4, Double XP, & Play the Devs
COD4 goodies are coming for you to download on PSN this Thursday. And with these maps you can earn double experience points for the entire weekend. Oh, and you get to kick some developer ass too. --4/22/2008 4:15:55 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV to Sell Better on PS3? Pre-order Fulfillment Questionable?
One retailer reports interest in the PlayStation 3 version being three times that of the Xbox 360s. But two other retailers chime in, as well. --4/22/2008 12:26:06 PM--
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Jack Tretton: Launching PS3 One of Toughest Career Moments
The President of SCEA spoke to MCV-UK and shared just how heightened emotions were in anticipation of the PS3's launch back in 2006.--4/22/2008 11:49:34 AM--
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Home Delayed, Closed Beta Expanding, Open Beta for Fall
A dose of bad news, mixed in with some potentially good news. A delay is clearly bad, but a public beta may help many thousands get over it. --4/22/2008 10:49:13 AM--
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We've Got a New Look! Tell Us About It.
Indeed there is an elephant in the room. And we're pointing it out for discussion. Tell us what you think of our fourth redesign. --4/22/2008 10:49:13 AM--
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April 21st, 2008

Last Updated 3593 days, 19 hours, 49 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Condemned 2: Bloodshot
Monolith's horror sequel picks up one year after the first one. See if Condemned 2: Bloodshot is worth your time or not. --4/21/2008 6:27:47 PM--
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PlayStation 3 Price Hike in Hong Kong, Singapore
There seems to be an abundance of bad news today. Well, if you just so happen to live in either, prepare to shell out more for a PS3.--4/21/2008 5:28:42 PM--
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Analysts: PS3 to Get Smaller Hardware, Breaking-Even Soon
Sony has long said that they expect the PlayStation 3 to break even sometime in 2008, well Citigroup agrees. What does this mean? Find out.--4/21/2008 5:28:42 PM--
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Updated: Konami Delays Launch of MGO Beta in PAL & Americas
It's unfortunate, but the instability of Konami's servers, due to high traffic, has lead to this decision. Check out the new launch date inside.--4/21/2008 11:04:09 AM--
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Grand Theft Auto IV Missing a Promised Feature
What feature, you ask? A pretty decent one that man will be disappointed in losing. Find out inside. --4/21/2008 11:04:09 AM--
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Epic Games: Will Never Make Wii Games
Mike Capps, the President of Epic Games, offered his thoughts on what he thinks of the Wii, and it popularity. --4/21/2008 11:04:09 AM--
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April 20th, 2008

Last Updated 3595 days, 16 hours, 39 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 20
I'm on pins and needles waiting for Grand Theft Auto IV, I'm supportive of the TimeSplitters 2 HD remake idea, and HSG: OoB is crazy fun but I'll make room for GTAIV.--4/19/2008 9:37:21 PM--
3595 days, 16 hours, 39 minutes old - 7 comments

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April 19th, 2008

Last Updated 3596 days, 3 hours, 16 minutes ago

Infinity Ward: CoD4 Tops 9 Million Sold Mark
It's like the Energizer bunny; this game just keeps going and going and going... After a great debut, CoD4 continues to sell like hotcakes even 6 months after release.--4/19/2008 11:00:15 AM--
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Massive Demand Causes Konami To Add More Servers For MGO
Some of you have reported trouble with Konami's ID site for the beta download, but that's just because there are a LOT of you. They're adding more servers even as we speak.--4/19/2008 10:40:25 AM--
3596 days, 3 hours, 36 minutes old - 17 comments

UK Retailer Offers 4-For-3 Haze Deal
Ever thought of buying video games in bulk? To push Haze's 4-player co-op campaign, UK retailer HMV is offering a buy 3, get 1 free deal for this promising FPS.--4/18/2008 9:12:30 PM--
3596 days, 17 hours, 4 minutes old - 4 comments

To Repeat: No GTAIV Split-Screen Multiplayer
For some reason, many people remain confused about this: Grand Theft Auto IV will have online multiplayer, but split-screen multiplayer is NOT an option. It never was.--4/18/2008 8:50:33 PM--
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April 18th, 2008

Last Updated 3597 days, 2 hours, 13 minutes ago

Kojima: MGS4 Not Revolutionary, Doesn't Match "Original Version"
Once again, Hideo Kojima proves he's the industry's biggest perfectionist. He's disappointed in how MGS4 turned out because it didn't match his "original vision." ...geez.--4/18/2008 12:03:37 PM--
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Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Comics: No Blood, No Fatalities?
Yes, it seems the next MK game will be a blend: Mortal Kombat vs. DC Comics, and if you think that's strange, get this- there may be no fatalities, and "little to no blood."--4/18/2008 11:04:47 AM--
3597 days, 3 hours, 12 minutes old - 22 comments

SCEE Schedules Press-Only Event For May 6
SCEE must have something to say, because they've confirmed a press-only event to be held on May 6. This may be info on the European launch of Home, or something else...--4/18/2008 10:47:04 AM--
3597 days, 3 hours, 29 minutes old - 3 comments

PSP Dominates Weekly Charts In Japan
Yep, again. Thanks to the popularity of games like God of War: Chains of Olympus and Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, the PSP continues its dominance in Japan.--4/18/2008 10:34:45 AM--
3597 days, 3 hours, 42 minutes old - 4 comments

PS3 Preview: Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm
Some may immediately dismiss this one as being "only for Japanese gamers." But the developers have worked to appeal to a wider audience, and it just might work out...--4/17/2008 10:25:48 PM--
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Midway Confirms New Mortal Kombat
There's no doubt that Mortal Kombat is an icon in the world of gaming...therefore, it's a series that just can't die. Midway has confirmed a new one, and we're not surprised.--4/17/2008 10:17:29 PM--
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MGO Beta Patch Takes "Hours" To Download
The beta for Metal Gear Online starts on Monday, but to save yourself precious play time, we suggest you download the necessary patch soon...it's gonna take a while.--4/17/2008 10:00:41 PM--
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Take-Two: Grand Theft Auto IV Golden
Perhaps it was inevitable, but it's always good to get the official word: Take-Two has revealed that Grand Theft Auto IV has gone gold; it's ready for its April 29 release.--4/17/2008 9:47:20 PM--
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--4/17/2008 7:03:09 PM--

April 17th, 2008

Last Updated 3597 days, 19 hours, 13 minutes ago

NPD Mar. 08 Game Sales: Smash Bros. Dominates; Others Bow
Things got insane in March, as Nintendo not only swept the hardware charts, but you have to see just how much Smash Bros. Brawl sold last month. Wow. --4/17/2008 7:03:09 PM--
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NPD March 08 System Sales: PS3 & X360 neck/neck, Nintendo Crazy
Insanity all around. The PSP outsells consoles, the two next-gen consoles are practically tied, but Nintendo outsells them all by a landslide. --4/17/2008 5:49:35 PM--
3597 days, 2 27 minutes old - 6 comments

PS3 Review: Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
One of 2008's and the PlayStation 3's most important releases is finally here. See what has been added and updated over the Japanese version from last December. --4/17/2008 1:11:17 PM--
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New Store Gets Massive Update
Yeah, Gran Turismo 5: Prologue is here, but there's plenty of other stuff, too. New songs for Rock Band, analog control for Lair, and a new booster pack for Warhawk!--4/17/2008 1:58:10 PM--
3598 days, 18 minutes old - 4 comments

Custom Soundtracks For Paradise Confirmed
Criterion has confirmed that custom soundtracks are on the way to the PS3 version of Burnout Paradise, which will arrive in the upcoming Cagney update. Great news!--4/17/2008 4:32:57 PM--
3597 days, 21 hours, 44 minutes old - 3 comments

OPM UK To Feature MGS4 Review In May
How many of you are desperate to read the world's first Metal Gear Solid 4 review? Well, it may be coming on May 16 in the next edition of OPM UK. Big news for next month.--4/17/2008 1:41:24 PM--
3598 days, 35 minutes old - 2 comments

TimeSplitters 2 HD Remake Possible
It was one of the best FPSs of the last generation, and if enough fans show their support, Free Radical will do a remake in high definition! Send your e-mail now.--4/17/2008 11:10:40 AM--
3598 days, 3 hours, 6 minutes old - 2 comments

Euro Gamers Lash Out At SCEE
That's it, they've had it. The new PlayStation Store is different in Europe (and not in a good way, apparently), they want an official blog like the one SCEA has here in the US, and in general, they want better service.--4/17/2008 10:56:37 AM--
3598 days, 3 hours, 20 minutes old - 9 comments

FTC Sends Second Anti-Competition Inquiry To Electronic Arts
While EA continues its quest to obtain the rival publisher, the FTC wants more information on this proposed transaction, which they deem to be anti-competitive.--4/17/2008 10:39:57 AM--
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Editorial: Is There A Universal Fun Factor?
We all know that entertainment is, for the most part, subjective. But is it possible to have a game that appeals to everyone? Is there an all-encompassing fun factor?--4/16/2008 10:17:28 PM--
3598 days, 15 hours, 59 minutes old - 2 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
To celebrate the launch of Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, we've got two awesome new videos (including a complete Overview), plus two videos for NFL Head Coach 09, and debut trailers for NCAA Football 09 and The Wheelman.--4/16/2008 10:14:51 PM--
3598 days, 16 hours, 2 minutes old

PSP Videos Updated
It's Japanese RPG mania! We've got two new videos for Star Ocean: The Second Evolution and Monster Hunter G 2nd (a gameplay and cinema trailer for each), plus the latest look at Valhalla Knights 2 and Vantage Monster Portable.--4/16/2008 10:11:56 PM--
3598 days, 16 hours, 5 minutes old

Aussie Gamers Canceling GTAIV Preorders
Grand Theft Auto IV has two big strikes against it in Australia: it costs $120, and it's censored. This has caused hordes of irate gamers to start canceling their preorders.--4/16/2008 9:47:59 PM--
3598 days, 16 hours, 29 minutes old - 7 comments

MGO Beta Available On Store Now?
Even though you might be able to download the beta now, we know for a fact that the online servers aren't ready until Monday. But it doesn't hurt to get a head start...--4/16/2008 10:06:59 PM--
3598 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 17 comments

GTAIV PS3: 5-Minute Install, Sixaxis Motion-Sensing Confirmed
According to the author of the 1Up preview, it seems a few more details have been confirmed: there's a mandatory 5-minute install, and motion sensing for vehicles.--4/16/2008 9:22:41 PM--
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April 16th, 2008

Last Updated 3598 days, 2 49 minutes ago

ColorWare: Design Your Own PSP Slim
Japan always gets those sweet designer colors for their game consoles, but now, we've got something even better: custom design with 35 colors and countless combinations!--4/16/2008 5:27:24 PM--
3598 days, 2 49 minutes old - 3 comments

Metal Gear Solid 4 Headset Real, Listed on GameStop
After some speculation, thanks to a tip-off from reader Kspraydad, it appears that the headset is real. A listing has appeared on GameStop, but without a picture. --4/16/2008 2:06:51 PM--
3599 days, 10 minutes old - 6 comments

Amazon UK Won't Get MGS4 Until June 19?
It seems that the UK branch of Amazon.com may not be able to deliver Metal Gear Solid 4 to consumers until June 19, one week after the launch. But MGS4 is NOT delayed.--4/16/2008 1:48:21 PM--
3599 days, 28 minutes old - 1 comment

Mystery Game Confirmed: Siren PS3
Yeah, you could just wait until that blood red clock ticks down all the way, but the game has already been revealed by Famitsu: it's Siren: New Translation for the PS3.--4/16/2008 1:35:09 PM--
3599 days, 41 minutes old - 8 comments

PSM: GTAIV Review, Rumors Abound
Not only does it include a review for GTAIV (perfect score!), but the latest edition of PSM also features rumors on Heavenly Sword 2, the in-game XMB for PS3, and more!--4/16/2008 11:07:06 AM--
3599 days, 3 hours, 9 minutes old - 5 comments

Erotic Movie/Game For PSP In Japan
Even though you can interact with the "game" via menus, this one is classified as a UMD, so it can arrive for the PSP. And this game/movie is definitely not for the kiddies.--4/16/2008 10:50:16 AM--
3599 days, 3 hours, 26 minutes old - 5 comments

1Up On GTAIV: Same Technical Quirks As Predecessors
There's no doubt it's going to be a great game, but those trademark technical glitches are present once again in GTAIV. A few frame rate issues, draw distance, etc.--4/16/2008 10:28:19 AM--
3599 days, 3 hours, 48 minutes old - 1 comment

Dual Shock 3 Dated, Priced For Australia And New Zealand (Ouch)
We're not saying "ouch" because of the release date; we're saying it 'cuz the Aussies and Kiwis are going to cringe when they see the very, very large price sticker...--4/15/2008 10:21:12 PM--
3599 days, 15 hours, 55 minutes old - 5 comments

Haze Date Moved Up, Demo In Early May
No, it's not another sad delay story, thankfully. The game has been moved up from May 23 to May 20, and Ubisoft has confirmed a playable demo. 4-player co-op, baby!--4/15/2008 10:08:02 PM--
3599 days, 16 hours, 8 minutes old - 7 comments

Sony Responds To Slow Icon Loading On New PlayStation Store
The new-look Store is here, and while it's working great, some users are reporting slow loading icons. But Sony is aware of the problem, and are currently working on it.--4/15/2008 9:40:08 PM--
3599 days, 16 hours, 36 minutes old - 12 comments

Sony Confirms PlayStation Cards
We've been talking about them for months now, and Sony's Peter Dille has finally confirmed: they're headed to retailers right now, in $20 and $50 denominations.--4/15/2008 9:51:38 PM--
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April 15th, 2008

Last Updated 3599 days, 23 hours, 34 minutes ago

Mystery Countdown Page At Official Japanese PlayStation Site
A countdown has begun. ...to what, we have no clue. But if you check the official Japanese PlayStation site, there's a mysterious page complete with freakish voices.--4/15/2008 2:42:00 PM--
3599 days, 23 hours, 34 minutes old - 10 comments

Activision Dates Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
It took a while, but we finally have a release date for Enemy Territory. It has been out for the PC, but we console gamers were concerned it may never arrive...--4/15/2008 11:12:13 AM--
3600 days, 3 hours, 4 minutes old - 0 comments

Alone In The Dark PS3: Not A Port, Extra Content Possible
It may not be coming out until months after the 360 version, but the PS3 version will NOT be a port (that's why they're taking the extra time), and bonus content is possible.--4/15/2008 10:55:33 AM--
3600 days, 3 hours, 21 minutes old - 4 comments

PSN Update Complete, Firmware 2.30 Ready
As expected, the big-time overhaul for the PlayStation Store is complete, and firmware update 2.30 is now available. Download it, and check out the new-look Store!--4/15/2008 10:44:06 AM--
3600 days, 3 hours, 32 minutes old - 10 comments

PS3 Preview: Darksiders: Wrath Of War
The Earth has been all but destroyed and you're one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, seeking to reclaim your lost power. We have high hopes for this one.--4/14/2008 10:29:32 PM--
3600 days, 15 hours, 47 minutes old - 1 comment

Analyst: GTAIV Success Defined By Console Attach Rate
According to one analyst, investors don't care so much about the overall sales numbers; they care more about the game's attach rate with the PS3 and Xbox 360.--4/14/2008 10:23:40 PM--
3600 days, 15 hours, 53 minutes old - 6 comments

Assassin's Creed Movie In The Works?
The latest word from Hollywood-land says both Bioshock and Assassin's Creed could become big-screen realities. Creed as a movie could be totally kick-ass...we hope.--4/14/2008 10:06:04 PM--
3600 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 7 comments

PlayStation Blog Introduces "Metal Gear Mondays"
Well, here's that "very special surprise" they were talking about. Every Monday between now and June 12, the blog will be posting up fresh news, updates and content.--4/14/2008 9:49:31 PM--
3600 days, 16 hours, 27 minutes old - 8 comments

Home Not Included In Firmware 2.30
Despite what you may have heard from various sources, PlayStation Home - neither the full version or a beta - is going to arrive with PS3 firmware update 2.30.--4/14/2008 9:35:29 PM--
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April 14th, 2008

Last Updated 3601 days, 36 minutes ago

MGS4 Bluetooth Headset Fake?
Sorry guys, the headset seems almost certainly fake. We've looked at the alleged marketing sheet and found quite a bit of evidence that it's fake.--4/14/2008 1:40:22 PM--
3601 days, 36 minutes old - 6 comments

Game Developer Salary Survey Results
The Game Developer magazine has issued their findings for this survey, which tells us the average income of video game industry professionals. They're well paid, guys.--4/14/2008 1:47:25 PM--
3601 days, 29 minutes old - 2 comments

Gran Turismo 5: Prologue Live Chat In PlayStation Forums Today!
In only a few hours time, the producers for Gran Turismo 5: Prologue will step into the official PlayStation forums for a live chat. Don't miss the chance to participate!--4/14/2008 1:29:58 PM--
3601 days, 47 minutes old - 0 comments

Will Europe Get Special Gunmetal PS3?
We know it's coming to the US in "very very limited quantities," but it was never confirmed for Europe. As it turns out, SCEE is awaiting a reply to their request, which will hopefully arrive soon...--4/14/2008 11:04:16 AM--
3601 days, 3 hours, 12 minutes old - 4 comments

UPDATED: MGS4 Headset Confirmed For June 12?
When you walk into the store on June 12 to pick up the freshly released Metal Gear Solid 4, you may want to consider picking up an awesome accessory to go along with it: the very special MGS4 headset! --4/14/2008 10:45:43 AM--
3601 days, 3 hours, 31 minutes old - 5 comments

1Up: Print Gaming Journalism Dying
You may not have noticed, but print media - especially gaming publications - is laboring, and may soon be extinct. 1Up's Simon Cox believes that day might not be far off.--4/13/2008 10:27:42 PM--
3601 days, 15 hours, 49 minutes old - 7 comments

Promising News For Heavy Rain A Deluge
You will forgive the play on words, but more encouraging words have arrived, and they revolve around Quantic Dream's highly anticipated PS3 exclusive, Heavy Rain.--4/13/2008 10:13:52 PM--
3601 days, 16 hours, 3 minutes old - 2 comments

EA "Trying To Bring Great Quality And Innovation Back"
EA CEO John Riccitiello has said GTAIV would be this year's equivalent to a Best Picture Academy Award, and he seems hell-bent on reviving EA's good name. Let's hope...--4/13/2008 9:58:21 PM--
3601 days, 16 hours, 18 minutes old - 15 comments

PSN Update Times Solidified For US
The day is April 14, and while both the Store and Network will be unavailable during the update times (8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.), everything should be done today.--4/13/2008 9:44:04 PM--
3601 days, 16 hours, 32 minutes old - 5 comments

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April 13th, 2008

Last Updated 3602 days, 16 hours, 41 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 13
As difficult as it is to imagine, GT5 will look better than Prologue (and the GT-R is SWEET), I question Volition's new take on Red Faction, and I'm stuck in Lost Odyssey.--4/12/2008 9:35:23 PM--
3602 days, 16 hours, 41 minutes old - 1 comment

PSP Preview: CID The Dummy
Sure, we all know June is the month for Metal Gear Solid 4, but PSP owners might have another little title worth playing: the potentially entertaining CID the Dummy.--4/12/2008 9:32:53 PM--
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April 12th, 2008

Last Updated 3603 days, 26 minutes ago

Sonic Unleashed Details Discovered
Sonic never dies, but the series does need a healthy injection of quality and freshness. Perhaps Unleashed will be just the ticket; Sonic turns into a "werehog!"--4/12/2008 1:50:24 PM--
3603 days, 26 minutes old - 0 comments

LittleBigPlanet Content Moderation Confirmed
All you naughty users out there planning to pollute the LittleBigPlanet community, pay attention: Sony isn't going to stand for it. They've got ways of policing this.--4/12/2008 11:47:14 AM--
3603 days, 2 hours, 29 minutes old - 2 comments

Resistance 2 Teaser Trailer Debuts
As expected, GameTrailersTV dropped the world's first teaser trailer for Resistance 2 last night, and we've got it right here for you. No gameplay, but still very cool.--4/12/2008 11:00:26 AM--
3603 days, 3 hours, 16 minutes old - 5 comments

Next Guitar Hero III DLC: Def Leppard
A brand new downloadable song pack is coming for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock: it includes "Rock of Ages," "Photograph," and "Nine Lives" by 80s icons, Def Leppard.--4/11/2008 9:53:54 PM--
3603 days, 16 hours, 23 minutes old - 6 comments

Official GTAIV Site Gets Another Update
The official Grand Theft Auto IV website just received another healthy update, and that includes new media, a couple new radio stations, and new map locations!--4/11/2008 9:37:28 PM--
3603 days, 16 hours, 39 minutes old - 2 comments

Sony: 90% Of Game Sales Online In 10 Years
Sony Computer Entertainment UK's Ray Maguire believes Microsoft has been right all along; "90% of all game sales will be online within the next 10 years." ...really?--4/11/2008 9:13:44 PM--
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April 11th, 2008

Last Updated 3603 days, 23 hours, 32 minutes ago

MGS4 PS3 Bundle Includes Another Free Game
It's official, the upcoming MGS4 PS3 Bundle is the greatest bundle of all time. You get MGS4, MGOnline, and a not-too-shabby free PSN game. --4/11/2008 2:44:41 PM--
3603 days, 23 hours, 32 minutes old - 2 comments

LEGO Indiana Jones To Boast 60 Playable Characters
Maybe it's just us, but we're having trouble recalling 60 characters in the "Indiana Jones" movies. But nevertheless, a big selection is always a big bonus, right?--4/11/2008 1:51:32 PM--
3604 days, 25 minutes old - 1 comment

GTAIV PS3: 3.26MB Storage, 1080p HD
Thanks to a leaked pic of the back of the box, we learn two things: Grand Theft Auto 4 requires only 3.26MB of space on the hard drive, and it supports full 1080p HD!--4/11/2008 1:33:21 PM--
3604 days, 43 minutes old - 14 comments

MGO Beta Available And Free For Europe
If you live in Europe and were wondering why a beta code didn't accompany your MGS4 pre-order, it's because you simply don't need it. It's coming as a free PSN download!--4/11/2008 11:02:59 AM--
3604 days, 3 hours, 14 minutes old - 10 comments

Square-Enix Offers "Ultimate Hits Summer Line-Up" For Japan
It's only for Japan, and four very big titles are going to drop to 2940 yen (about $29) on June 26. Oh, but we here in the US can get 'em for $20; they're Greatest Hits!--4/11/2008 10:50:01 AM--
3604 days, 3 hours, 26 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Hits 2 Million Sold Plateau In Japan
While it's not exactly selling like hotcakes, the PlayStation 3 has finally topped 2 million units sold in Japan, and with MGS4 on the way, sales should take off soon.--4/11/2008 10:34:13 AM--
3604 days, 3 hours, 42 minutes old - 3 comments

PlayStation 3 To Get iPhone/iTouch Compatibility
That's right. Take a look at what one company has put together for all Blu-ray machines to make use of. This is pretty impressive stuff. Detailed breakdown within.--4/10/2008 11:46:58 PM--
3604 days, 14 hours, 30 minutes old - 3 comments

PS2 Review: Biathlon 2008
We know what you're thinking: "...the biathlon. Really?" Yes, really. And surprisingly, while the game is too easy and simplistic to be considered a gem, it's really not that bad.--4/10/2008 10:17:54 PM--
3604 days, 15 hours, 59 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Firmware 2.30 Provides HD-DTS Audio
Sony has said we can expect firmware update 2.30 to arrive at about the same time the PlayStation Store upgrade is complete, and that firmware is coming with a very nice feature: HD-DTS Audio for Blu-Ray movies.--4/10/2008 10:15:39 PM--
3604 days, 16 hours, 1 minute old - 4 comments

"Very Special Surprise" For MGS4 On Monday
We've regaled you with all the info concerning MGS4 products and releases, but it seems Konami has a "very special surprise" in store for us come Monday. Oh, really?--4/10/2008 9:59:48 PM--
3604 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes old - 10 comments

Sony Sheds No Light On "80010514" Error
It remains a mystery: Sony says it's not common (which we believe), but a few people have reported seeing this "80010514" error upon the failure of the Blu-Ray drive.--4/10/2008 9:47:19 PM--
3604 days, 16 hours, 29 minutes old - 3 comments

Infogrames Expects Alone In The Dark To Sell 2-3 Million
This may be an optimistic target, but Infogrames could certainly use the help. They're predicting that Alone in the Dark will sell 2-3 million copies this fiscal year.--4/10/2008 9:35:38 PM--
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April 10th, 2008

Last Updated 3604 days, 16 hours, 51 minutes ago

All Metal Gear Solid 4 Products Explained in Detail
Box shots of MGS4 and MGS4 LE revealed and more! The awesomeness of Metal Gear Solid 4 cannot be contained. First Konami issued the contents of the LE pack, and now Sony has detailed what every MGS4 branded PlayStation 3 product will feature. There's tons of stuff, guys. Read up!--4/10/2008 9:25:33 PM--
3604 days, 16 hours, 51 minutes old - 5 comments

Exclusive Iron Man Suits for PS3 and X360 Versions
Take a look at the pictures of both console exclusive suits. We've also put together a brief description of their abilities and history. --4/10/2008 7:13:25 PM--
3604 days, 19 hours, 3 minutes old - 3 comments

Konami Provides Metal Gear Solid 4 Limited Edition Details
We knew it was coming, but until today, we didn't know what it would include. Well, Konami has come forth and revealed what will be featured in the Limited Edition.--4/10/2008 2:11:41 PM--
3605 days, 5 minutes old - 3 comments

GTAIV PS3 Bundle Confirmed For Europe?
There's still no official confirmation from Sony, but one source claims that it's "confirmed" for Europe and on top of that, it's "150% exclusive to the PS3." No 360 bundle, and no word on a US bundle. --4/10/2008 1:58:25 PM--
3605 days, 18 minutes old - 1 comment

Konami: Europe Is Getting MGO Beta
The reason Euro retailers didn't know anything about beta test positions for MGS4 pre-orders is because Konami simply hasn't revealed their plans for that region yet.--4/10/2008 10:58:46 AM--
3605 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes old - 4 comments

"PS Treasure Hunt" For New Store?
SCEJ is telling us two things: 1. firmware update 2.30 will drop on April 15, and that's when the new-look Store goes up, and 2. it'll kick off a very cool Treasure Hunt.--4/10/2008 10:32:41 AM--
3605 days, 3 hours, 44 minutes old - 7 comments

New Earthworm Jim, MDK, Descent, and More In Planning!
Interplay has announced a number of games that are currently in the planning/development stages. We are mucho excited!--4/9/2008 11:22:36 PM--
3605 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes old - 2 comments

Editorial: Hey...Where'd The RPG Go?
While I would never complain about the fantastic games we already have and the ones that are to come, I miss the RPG. I remember a time when I could never play all the great RPGs available, but now...what happened?--4/9/2008 10:28:13 PM--
3605 days, 15 hours, 48 minutes old - 16 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
This update is a must-see: we've got the latest No Hero Trailer for MGS4, a close real-life look at the unbelievable Nissan GT-R (GT5: Prologue), a Haze preview, and great videos for Baja, Saints Row 2, Iron Man and more!--4/9/2008 10:24:14 PM--
3605 days, 15 hours, 52 minutes old

Amazon Reveals Metal Gear Online Box Art, Release Date?
Konami never issued an official release date for MGO, but it seems Amazon.com has a listing that includes both the box art and the date...could this be accurate?--4/9/2008 10:21:36 PM--
3605 days, 15 hours, 55 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3/PSP Thief Nailed By A Woman
This just made our week. Some guy broke into a house and tried to steal a PS3, PSP, cell phones and a bunch of a video games. But he didn't know a former professional boxer lived there, and she nailed his ass! HA!--4/9/2008 10:06:06 PM--
3605 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 9 comments

Yamauchi: "Additional Refinements" For GT5
If you've gotten a glimpse of Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, you know how amazing it looks. But it's gonna get even better for the final product, so says the series creator.--4/9/2008 9:48:59 PM--
3605 days, 16 hours, 28 minutes old - 2 comments

Two More For PSP Greatest Hits List
There are already several top-notch titles for Sony's handheld, but they just added two more, and they're very much worth the new $20 price tag. Great PSP news!--4/9/2008 9:32:36 PM--
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April 9th, 2008

Last Updated 3606 days, 12 minutes ago

Help U.S. Troops Get Their Game On
We don't have the power to bring the soldiers home, but we can give them some much-deserved entertainment over there. Here's every gamer's chance to help out.--4/9/2008 2:04:00 PM--
3606 days, 12 minutes old - 1 comment

"Repeated Meetings With Sony" Helped Capcom With DMC4
Devil May Cry 4 was great on both the PS3 and Xbox 360, but Capcom says it took a lot more effort for the PS3 version, and they needed "repeated meetings with Sony."--4/9/2008 1:42:12 PM--
3606 days, 34 minutes old - 0 comments

PSP Continues to Outsell By Landslide in Japan, PS3 Flatlining
Last week the PSP performed exceptionally well thanks to the release of Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G. But all of that excitement isn't contained to one week, as it still managed to perform extremely well again. Same goes for Monster Hunter.--4/9/2008 1:22:39 PM--
3606 days, 54 minutes old - 9 comments

Epic Talks Unreal Engine IV...Sort Of
It's a bit too early to think about, but Epic has revealed a bit of information about its fourth generation game engine. See what the progress is, and a rough estimation on when we should see it. --4/9/2008 12:38:04 PM--
3606 days, 1 hour, 38 minutes old - 1 comment

Sega Closes Racing Studio, Sega Rally Developer
This news mean we may not see a Sega Rally game, or any other Sega racer, for a very, very long time. Let's hope that isn't the case.--4/9/2008 11:43:44 AM--
3606 days, 2 hours, 33 minutes old - 1 comment

Euro Haze Release Confirmed: May 23
Okay, are we finally done now? Can we stop running 738 rumored Haze release date stories? Ubisoft has given Haze the same release date in Europe as it has in the US.--4/9/2008 11:15:08 AM--
3606 days, 3 hours, 1 minute old - 3 comments

GTAIV PS3 Bundle Goin' Down Under
Yet another region will be getting the Grand Theft Auto IV PlayStation 3 bundle, and while we're wondering where OUR bundles are, we're still happy for Aussie gamers.--4/9/2008 11:01:26 AM--
3606 days, 3 hours, 15 minutes old - 2 comments

PlayStation Blog Boasts New Features, Scores Webby Honoree
The official PlayStation blog has grown a lot in only a year's time, as they've unveiled plenty of cool new features along the way. They're also a Webby Honoree for 2008!--4/9/2008 10:35:28 AM--
3606 days, 3 hours, 41 minutes old - 1 comment

PSP Review: Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
The most anticipated PSP game launched some a few weeks ago. We've analyzed every nook of the game with high expectations. Is this the best PSP game out, or does it fall short? --4/9/2008 8:30:22 AM--
3606 days, 5 hours, 46 minutes old - 7 comments

PS2 Review: Sprint Cars 2: Showdown At Eldora
Believe it or not, this is one of the latest offerings on the PS2. But have no fear: it's nowhere near as bad as you think; in fact, it's very deep and surprisingly fun...kinda.--4/8/2008 10:34:41 PM--
3606 days, 15 hours, 42 minutes old - 0 comments

Bioshock 2 Developer Seeks Level Designer With PS3 Experience
The original never did make its way to the PS3, but now, 2K Marin is seeking employees with "PlayStation 3 experience." Is this for Bioshock 2 or something else? --4/8/2008 10:32:21 PM--
3606 days, 15 hours, 44 minutes old - 3 comments

Burnout Paradise v1.2 Races In On April 24
We knew about this last month, when Criterion told us to expect a very big update. Well, v1.2 is definitely on the way, and it's gonna fix a whole mess of issues. And it's FREE.--4/8/2008 9:59:58 PM--
3606 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes old - 1 comment

Grand Theft Auto IV Multiplayer Fact Sheet
There's plenty of info zipping all over the Internet, so it would help if you could have an easy-to-read list of multiplayer details, huh? Okay, well...here you go!--4/8/2008 9:45:52 PM--
3606 days, 16 hours, 31 minutes old - 1 comment

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April 8th, 2008

Last Updated 3606 days, 23 hours, 3 minutes ago

SNK Ships Real Bout Fatal Fury Compilation
SNK Playmore has released one really solid compilation that fans of the 'Real Bout' Fatal Fury series will love.--4/8/2008 3:13:46 PM--
3606 days, 23 hours, 3 minutes old - 0 comments

EA Has Five More Unreal Engine Games in Works
EA has announced they've renewed their deal with Epic, and are using UEIII in five more games. --4/8/2008 2:42:38 PM--
3606 days, 23 hours, 34 minutes old - 7 comments

GTAIV Pre-Orders Running Out At UK Online Retailers
We assume Take-Two is preparing plenty of copies for the launch on April 29, but major UK online retailers are quickly running out of available pre-order copies...--4/8/2008 1:52:27 PM--
3607 days, 24 minutes old - 4 comments

PS3 Tops Weekly Charts In Europe
CharTrack offers the final word when it comes to industry statistics, but we're hoping these results from VGChartz are close to accurate...if so, the PS3 had a BIG week.--4/8/2008 1:40:27 PM--
3607 days, 36 minutes old - 4 comments

PlayStation Network To Get Overhaul, Movie Service in 2008
GameDaily spoke to Sony's Scott Steinberg about the future of PlayStation Network, Sony, and more. Check out the full interview. --4/8/2008 1:08:58 PM--
3607 days, 1 hour, 8 minutes old - 1 comment

LittleBigPlanet Going Portable On PSP
Well, this is news to us. It seems an inside source has confirmed that LittleBigPlanet is in development for the PSP. ...how did this escape attention? Why hide it?--4/8/2008 10:57:55 AM--
3607 days, 3 hours, 19 minutes old - 2 comments

EDGE Drops New MGS4 Details
There have already been a ton of previews, but all the details aren't out just yet...EDGE magazine has more, and we've got the highlights for you. Check 'em out!--4/8/2008 10:36:54 AM--
3607 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes old - 6 comments

PS3 Preview: Red Faction: Guerilla
Volition and THQ have made a lot of changes with the next Red Faction installment: it's not a first-person shooter, and it will also boast a wide-open free-roaming world!--4/7/2008 10:26:00 PM--
3607 days, 15 hours, 50 minutes old - 5 comments

No Metal Gear Online Beta For Europe?
Unfortunately, there is no evidence that the MGO beta is going to be available in the UK and the rest of Europe; beta codes are not being handed out with MGS4 pre-orders.--4/7/2008 10:23:35 PM--
3607 days, 15 hours, 53 minutes old - 3 comments

Haze A Definite PS3 Exclusive, Ubisoft Made The Decision
For the LAST time, Haze is most certainly exclusive to the PlayStation 3, and it was not the developer (Free Radical)'s decision; it was up to the publisher, Ubisoft.--4/7/2008 10:11:00 PM--
3607 days, 16 hours, 5 minutes old - 8 comments

PSP Firmware 3.95 "Available Shortly" (UPDATED)
Yet another firmware update is right around the corner, and Sony's Eric Lempel outlines the added features to be included in 3.95. It'll be coming very soon...--4/7/2008 9:56:57 PM--
3607 days, 16 hours, 20 minutes old - 2 comments

Console Version Of Cry Engine 2 Comparable To High-End PC
The Cry Engine 2 - used for Crysis - is coming to consoles, but don't think for a second we're getting an inferior version: Crytek says this is very much not the case.--4/7/2008 9:41:34 PM--
3607 days, 16 hours, 35 minutes old - 3 comments

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April 7th, 2008

Last Updated 3607 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes ago

European/US MGS4 Box Art Revealed?
It seems that both the European and US box art for Metal Gear Solid 4 has been revealed; the Euro one just got confirmed by Konami. We like the US one, though.--4/7/2008 2:29:23 PM--
3607 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 9 comments

PSX Extreme Offers $1,000 For GTAIV Review
No, it's not a joke. It's not some post-April Fool's prank. This is for real, but there are restrictions and requirements. The money is real if your review is real, and we've got ways of testing the validity of your submission...--4/7/2008 1:47:04 PM--
3608 days, 29 minutes old - 16 comments

THQ: Console War Is "Totally Irrelevant"
It's a topic that gets hundreds of thousands of posts a day on Internet game forums, but according to one THQ executive, the console war really is "irrelevant."--4/7/2008 11:02:34 AM--
3608 days, 3 hours, 14 minutes old - 5 comments

Gerstmann: "I Was Fired"
Some rumors say he voluntarily quit. GameSpot refuses to say why they dismissed him. But according to the man himself, there's one undeniable fact- he was FIRED.--4/7/2008 10:31:08 AM--
3608 days, 3 hours, 45 minutes old - 4 comments

Interview: Dr. Khanna And The PS3 Gravity Grid
The Folding@Home project was just the beginning: enter Dr. Gaurav Khanna and the PS3 Gravity Grid. Can a cluster of PS3s simulate two black holes colliding? Wow.--4/7/2008 12:33:53 AM--
3608 days, 13 hours, 43 minutes old - 4 comments

GTTV To Debut Resistance 2 Trailer?
You'll see plenty of ads for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed this week on Spike, but GameTrailersTV has something else for ya on April 11: could it be a Resistance 2 video?--4/6/2008 11:31:39 PM--
3608 days, 14 hours, 45 minutes old - 1 comment

Pachter: EA Could Delay GTAIV
Don't freak out just yet, but industry analyst Michael Pachter has said that if EA acquires Take-Two, they'll have "economic incentive" to delay the release of GTAIV.--4/6/2008 11:14:39 PM--
3608 days, 15 hours, 2 minutes old - 10 comments

First Review Of GTAIV Goes Up, Gets Pulled
The world's first review of Grand Theft Auto IV was posted...and then promptly taken down. There's no knowing why, buk you gotta play by the rules, fellow critics!--4/6/2008 10:38:25 PM--
3608 days, 15 hours, 38 minutes old - 6 comments

Sony: More PS1/PS2 Store Titles, No Open Home Beta Right Now?
Sony's Scott Steinberg continues to extol the benefits of the PS3 thanks to several big-name titles this year and more Store titles, but how far off is that open Home beta?--4/6/2008 10:53:35 PM--
3608 days, 15 hours, 23 minutes old - 4 comments

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April 6th, 2008

Last Updated 3609 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 6
I believe 2008 really will be the year of the PlayStation 3, our April Fool's pranks were super huge (sorry, guys!), and I'm looking forward to the promising White Knight Chronicles.--4/5/2008 10:04:33 PM--
3609 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes old - 4 comments

PS3 Preview: Baja
Baja is easily one of the more promising racing games scheduled for 2008. Provided the gameplay is solid, this massive title could turn out to be an off-road lover's dream!--4/5/2008 8:38:11 PM--
3609 days, 17 hours, 38 minutes old - 4 comments

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April 5th, 2008

Last Updated 3610 days, 3 hours, 29 minutes ago

Sony Excited About 2008: Year Of The PlayStation 3
Everyone has noticed the huge contrast between early 2007 and early 2008 for the PlayStation 3. Sony is embracing the turnaround, and the PS3 is primed for a huge year; great software, Home, etc.--4/5/2008 10:47:59 AM--
3610 days, 3 hours, 29 minutes old - 6 comments

Dual Shock 3 Emerges In Black And Silver
Black on black. That has been the theme for the PlayStation 3 and its accompanying controller here in the US (Japan gets multiple choices). But it seems we finally get another color option with the new DS3- silver!--4/5/2008 10:30:37 AM--
3610 days, 3 hours, 46 minutes old - 11 comments

Hot Anime Nazi Chicks Coming To PS2/PSP
You can't make this stuff up. Moe Moe World War II, a strat/adventure game for the PC featuring Nazi bikini chicks, is headed to the PS2 and PSP. ...we don't get it, either.--4/4/2008 9:22:48 PM--
3610 days, 16 hours, 54 minutes old - 13 comments

THQ: PS3 Could Potentially Have Superior Graphics To Xbox 360
The power struggle continues, but more developers are beginning to believe the Sony hype. One THQ member says the PS3 "will potentially have better graphics" than the 360.--4/4/2008 9:02:55 PM--
3610 days, 17 hours, 14 minutes old - 11 comments

PSP-3000, Possible Features Rumored
Everyone seems to be talking about a new PSP model, and there are plenty of ideas floating around regarding potential features. Analog sticks, GPS, touch screen, etc.--4/4/2008 8:44:00 PM--
3610 days, 17 hours, 32 minutes old - 16 comments

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April 4th, 2008

Last Updated 3611 days, 30 minutes ago

Yamauchi Confirms Gran Turismo PSP Still In The Works
To say that Gran Turismo PSP is "vaporware" is being too hasty, so says Kazunori Yamauchi. But while it's still in development, it probably won't release this year.--4/4/2008 1:46:33 PM--
3611 days, 30 minutes old - 2 comments

Kojima Hints At Zone Of The Enders PS3
Remember Zone of the Enders? Wouldn't you want to see a remake for The 2nd Runner or an all new ZoE for the PS3? Good news- Hideo Kojima says it's a definite possibility!--4/4/2008 1:35:22 PM--
3611 days, 41 minutes old - 6 comments

THQ Reveals Saints Row 2 Release Date
GTAIV drops this month, but you'll have to finish it eventually. And when you do, Saints Row 2 won't be far off to satisfy your need for more runnin' and gunnin'.--4/4/2008 10:56:59 AM--
3611 days, 3 hours, 20 minutes old - 2 comments

Pachter: PS3 To Close Gap In 2008
Thanks to a one-year head-start, the Xbox 360 has always held a sizable lead over the PS3. But one analyst believes things are much different in 2008; the gap will close.--4/4/2008 10:42:32 AM--
3611 days, 3 hours, 34 minutes old - 1 comment

Sony Taking Many PS2/PSP Titles Offline On June 30
As of June 30, more than a few PS2 and PSP games will no longer be available for online play, including Twisted Metal: Black Online, Amplitude, Jak X, and more.--4/4/2008 10:27:45 AM--
3611 days, 3 hours, 49 minutes old - 5 comments

Editorial: Could Car Damage Ruin Gran Turismo?
The idea sounds great - and it is, for the most part - but realistic car damage may not be accessible for most gamers. And if it's inaccurate...well, what's the point?--4/3/2008 10:28:43 PM--
3611 days, 15 hours, 48 minutes old - 16 comments

PS3 Preview: WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2009
This year's edition of SVR is going to introduce a variety of new features, including Create-a-Finisher and Hot Tag. THQ should also fix the AI and load times.--4/3/2008 10:23:52 PM--
3611 days, 15 hours, 53 minutes old - 2 comments

The Force Gets Unleashed In September
Star Wars fans were disappointed with this game's delay last year, but we finally have a new release date: The Force Unleashed will arrive in the US on September 16!--4/3/2008 10:20:05 PM--
3611 days, 15 hours, 56 minutes old - 2 comments

Sony To "Replenish" 80GB PS3 At Stores
Sony had every intention of letting the 80GB PS3 fade from existence, but they say they've underestimated the demand for that model, and it ain't going away so easily.--4/3/2008 9:51:23 PM--
3611 days, 16 hours, 25 minutes old - 3 comments

MGO Sneaking Mission Details Revealed
The Sneaking Mission mode in Metal Gear Solid 3 was great, but it's undergoing some major changes for Metal Gear Online. Just for starters, Snake's goal will be different.--4/3/2008 9:36:22 PM--
3611 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes old - 5 comments

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April 3rd, 2008

Last Updated 3612 days, 21 minutes ago

Alone In The Dark Delayed, PS3 Version Undated
This good-looking title has been pushed back a bit to June, but the PS3 version won't make it into that month. For some reason, it has been delayed until "later this year."--4/3/2008 1:55:32 PM--
3612 days, 21 minutes old - 2 comments

Sega Confirms Sonic Unleashed
Sega has officially unveiled Sonic Unleashed, scheduled for next-gen consoles and the PS2. They've been working on this one for THREE years, so we've got high hopes!--4/3/2008 1:42:29 PM--
3612 days, 34 minutes old - 4 comments

PSP Outsells All Next-Gen Competitors Combined In Japan
In the last week of March, even the combined sales of the DS, Wii, PS3 and Xbox 360 couldn't match the sales of the PSP in Japan, thanks to Monster Hunter Portable G 2nd. --4/3/2008 10:59:30 AM--
3612 days, 3 hours, 17 minutes old - 6 comments

Car Damage Confirmed For Prologue
Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi has revealed that Prologue will be getting a "major update" later this year...and it will boast the long-awaited car damage feature!--4/3/2008 10:47:20 AM--
3612 days, 3 hours, 29 minutes old - 4 comments

Another PS3 Price Drop? Probably Not.
Well, not this year, anyway. The US economy is a bit shaky, and while Sony wants to keep cutting production costs, there isn't much chance of seeing a PS3 price cut.--4/3/2008 10:35:12 AM--
3612 days, 3 hours, 41 minutes old - 5 comments

PS3 Review: Dynasty Warriors 6
We know what you're thinking- it's the sixth entry in the series, it's a new generation, so we should get a great new game. Well, we hate to be the bearer of mediocre tidings...--4/2/2008 10:13:55 PM--
3612 days, 16 hours, 3 minutes old - 3 comments

New Store Won't Be Region Locked
We know a lot of you have Japanese master accounts for the Store, and maybe you're concerned that when the revamped PSN arrives in a couple weeks time, Sony will have region-locked the Store. You needn't worry, though. --4/2/2008 9:56:19 PM--
3612 days, 16 hours, 20 minutes old - 7 comments

Sony: Public Beta For Home "Very Soon"
We've all been waiting for news on a possible public beta for PlayStation Home, and according to Sony's Susan Panico, it's on the way! No launch date, but it's "very soon."--4/2/2008 9:41:38 PM--
3612 days, 16 hours, 35 minutes old - 5 comments

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April 2nd, 2008

Last Updated 3612 days, 23 hours, 8 minutes ago

The Bourne Conspiracy Set For June
Don't worry; it's not based entirely on any one of the movies. The Bourne Conspiracy opens your eyes to more of the storyline never before seen in the films!--4/2/2008 3:08:33 PM--
3612 days, 23 hours, 8 minutes old - 1 comment

Sony: Sixaxis To Be Discontinued
Considering the Dual Shock 3 is basically the same controller only with force feedback, this probably comes as no surprise: the Sixaxis won't last through 2008.--4/2/2008 1:53:37 PM--
3613 days, 23 minutes old - 5 comments

Kojima On MGS4: "1 Out Of 10"
Oh, don't freak out. Far too many people are thinking that Kojima is slamming his own game, or slamming the PS3. It ain't true; his expectations are ALWAYS sky-high.--4/2/2008 1:42:54 PM--
3613 days, 34 minutes old - 5 comments

Warhawk v1.3 Details, Available Today?
This update has apparently become available to users today, although we've only heard this from a few European players. We've got the great details on it, though.--4/2/2008 11:14:27 AM--
3613 days, 3 hours, 2 minutes old - 4 comments

Dual Shock 3 Shipping To Stores Now
The long-awaited Dual Shock 3 is on its way to stores across the country, and it will go on sale next week. We also have a list of the currently compatible titles.--4/2/2008 11:01:39 AM--
3613 days, 3 hours, 15 minutes old - 5 comments

Killzone: Wrath Of Hakha Coming To PSN? (UPDATED)
It could be just another April Fool's joke, but it's still fun to read. Could Guerilla be planning a PSN game to act as a prelude to Killzone 2? Maybe, maybe not.--4/2/2008 10:50:14 AM--
3613 days, 3 hours, 26 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Preview: Guitar Hero: Aerosmith
If you think this is nothing more than an add-on or expansion to Guitar Hero III, think again: this is a complete GH title that features one of the legends of rock.--4/1/2008 10:36:21 PM--
3613 days, 15 hours, 40 minutes old - 6 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
Debut trailers for NASCAR 09 and Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, a sweet cinema of Alone in the Dark, and videos for Saints Row 2, WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2009, The Incredible Hulk, Warhawk (Operation Broken Mirror) and Iron Man.--4/1/2008 10:31:16 PM--
3613 days, 15 hours, 45 minutes old

PSP Videos Updated
We've tracked down a half-dozen of the latest and greatest: Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2, Carpenter Story, N+, flOw, Secret Agent Clank, and Warriors Orochi are all here.--4/1/2008 10:27:50 PM--
3613 days, 15 hours, 49 minutes old

BBFC Reviewed Over 13 Hours Of GTAIV Content
The British Board of Film Classification received 7 hours and 43 minutes of cut-scenes and 5 hours and 20 minutes of gameplay in order to assign a rating to GTAIV.--4/1/2008 10:11:57 PM--
3613 days, 16 hours, 5 minutes old - 1 comment

Home Flyer Packaged With Gran Turismo 5: Prologue Blu-Ray
Euro gamers have figured this out already: a flyer advertising PlayStation Home is included with Blu-Ray copies of Gran Turismo 5: Prologue. Yep, so now we want ours.--4/1/2008 9:51:57 PM--
3613 days, 16 hours, 25 minutes old - 2 comments

New Interface For Redesigned PS Store
Sony is taking the next couple of weeks to revamp the PlayStation Store, and you might be surprised with the changes. For example, a new user interface is on the way!--4/1/2008 9:38:03 PM--
3613 days, 16 hours, 38 minutes old - 6 comments

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April 1st, 2008

Last Updated 3614 days, 21 minutes ago

PS Store To Feature Mature Section
It seems something else will be coming with the PlayStation Store update: a restricted Mature-only section that will include "M"-rated stuff and other adult content.--4/1/2008 1:55:50 PM--
3614 days, 21 minutes old - 15 comments

BBFC Assigns GTAIV An "18" Rating
Provided it's true (remember what day it is), GTAIV has passed through the BBFC's certification process "with no cuts," and will sport the acceptable "18" rating.--4/1/2008 1:40:36 PM--
3614 days, 36 minutes old - 3 comments

Gran Turismo 5: Prologue: Fastest-Selling PS3 Title In UK
It sold a million copies pretty damn quick, so perhaps it's no surprise to learn that Prologue is the fastest-selling PS3 game in the UK. Debuted at the top of the list!--4/1/2008 11:09:26 AM--
3614 days, 3 hours, 7 minutes old - 3 comments

Take-Two Finally Accepts EA Buyout Bid...NOT (UPDATED)
Take-Two valiantly fought off a couple of EA's buyout offers, but evidently, the latest was just too good to pass up: the shareholders have voted to accept EA's bid.--4/1/2008 10:55:09 AM--
3614 days, 3 hours, 21 minutes old - 18 comments

MGS4 Soundtrack Hits Japan On May 28
It's just another little bonus goody that Japan gets and we don't (at least for now), as gamers over there can now pre-order the official soundtrack for MGS4.--4/1/2008 10:36:25 AM--
3614 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes old - 1 comment

Sony Announces $150 No Blu-ray PlayStation 3, Downloadable Games
We wondered what new SKU Sony would be announcing after yesterday's FCC approval, well here it is! Sony has issued an official statement and details regarding this radical decision. --3/31/2008 11:35:31 PM--
3614 days, 14 hours, 41 minutes old - 27 comments

Thanks to a reliable inside source, we get two giant pieces of news associated with The Last Remnant: a playable FFXIII demo and a CONFIRMATION of a FFVII PS3 remake!--3/31/2008 10:48:57 PM--
3614 days, 15 hours, 28 minutes old - 20 comments

PS2 Review: World Heroes Anthology
Yep, it's another compilation of classic titles - seems to be very common in 2008 - but this one doesn't boast the old-school appeal and panache it needs. Were these games all that great to begin with?--3/31/2008 10:31:31 PM--
3614 days, 15 hours, 45 minutes old - 0 comments

Ubisoft Ups Financial Expectations, Vegas 2 Sells 2 Million
Thanks to titles like Assassins Creed and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Ubisoft has raised their annual guidance. The latter game just topped 2 million in sales.--3/31/2008 10:16:18 PM--
3614 days, 16 hours old - 0 comments

In-Game Soundtracks Off Limits To PS3? (UPDATED)
It's a very popular option, but burning your own songs into a game may not be plausible for PS3 owners. Evidently, Microsoft actually owns the patent on this feature.--3/31/2008 10:03:48 PM--
3614 days, 16 hours, 13 minutes old - 17 comments

GameFly Offers Trade-In Beta Test For Long-Time Members
If you've been a member of GameFly for long enough, you probably received a beta invite today for their new trade-in program. Trade in your games, and get credit!--3/31/2008 9:51:33 PM--
3614 days, 16 hours, 25 minutes old - 0 comments

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