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--5/31/2008 8:36:25 PM--

May 31st, 2008

Last Updated 3463 days, 7 hours, 57 minutes ago

PS3 Screenshots Updated
A hearty update with images added for: Bioshock, Naruto, Resistance 2, Singstar Vol. 2, GRID, WipeOut HD, Rock Revolution, Metal Gear Online, Sonic Unleashed and many more. --5/31/2008 8:36:25 PM--
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PS3 Review: Fatal Inertia EX
The often delayed racer finally arrives for the PlayStation 3, and it's much improved over the flawed Xbox 360 version. --5/31/2008 3:10:20 PM--
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PS3 Cheats Updated
A bunch of PS3 games have been updated with cheats, tips, and secrets such as Grand Theft Auto IV, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Blazing Angels 2, Haze, and others. --5/31/2008 3:10:20 PM--
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PS2 Cheats Updated
Cheats for The Simpsons, Ratchet: Size Matters, SpeedRacer, Persona 3: FES, and more have been added. --5/31/2008 3:17:52 PM--
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PS3 Preview: FaceBreaker
The spiritual successor to Ready 2 Rumble is coming from EA. And, so far, signs are pointing to good things. --5/31/2008 11:04:17 AM--
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Saints Row 2 Mini Progress Report
Yes, the game has been delayed until October, but here's a quick update from a THQ moderator at the game's official forums. It's about "polishing" now.--5/31/2008 10:58:55 AM--
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RE5 Countdown Ends, Site Launches
The official site for Resident Evil 5 is now live, and along with screenshots and wallpaper downloads, we also get a brand new kick-ass trailer!--5/31/2008 10:37:41 AM--
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Editorial: Gaming Journalists Need To Earn Respect
If we want to be taken seriously; if we want to further legitimize this industry to the mainstream public, we need higher standards for our journalists.--5/30/2008 10:03:44 PM--
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Konami Asked MGS4 Reviewers To Avoid "Technical Details?"
According to a few sources, it seems Konami may have asked reviewers to avoid certain topics like cut-scene length and installation size. ...really?--5/30/2008 9:58:30 PM--
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PSM3 Offers Up New Batch Of Rumors
The latest PSM3 has provided us with plenty of new rumors: GTAV might return to Vice City, Kojima could be working on a new Zone of the Enders, and more.--5/30/2008 9:46:02 PM--
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May 30th, 2008

Last Updated 3464 days, 10 hours, 29 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Bioshock
The game previously exclusive to the Xbox 360 is well on its way to the PlayStation 3. Read up on what you can expect. --5/30/2008 6:04:59 PM--
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FFXIII Hits Europe Before US?
For whatever reason, some sources are listing a "TBA 2008" release date for Final Fantasy XIII in Europe and Japan...it's still "TBA 2009" for the US.--5/30/2008 1:29:21 PM--
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Street Fighter IV Home Version To Have Exclusive Features
Sure, it may be nostalgic to play a game like Street Fighter IV in the arcades, but the console versions will have online play and exclusive characters.--5/30/2008 11:09:55 AM--
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Will MGS4's Scores Top GTAIV?
Grand Theft Auto IV is one of the highest rated games in history, but if early reviews are any indication, Metal Gear Solid 4 will be, too. Which is best?--5/30/2008 10:48:34 AM--
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Shenmue III To Make Surprise Appearance At E3?
Oh yeah, RIGHT. We'll just file this rumor away under the "basically impossible" category, but at the same time, we have to hold out hope... Could Shenmue III really be in the works?--5/30/2008 10:33:32 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Prince Of Persia
Thanks to Ubidays, this generation's Prince of Persia has been officially revealed, and we've got all the new details for you. Prince + Elika = great potential.--5/29/2008 10:16:52 PM--
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Ubidays Meets PlayStation Home Beta
Ubisoft has teamed up with SCEA to offer much of the media shown at Ubidays 2008 in the PlayStation Home closed beta. Can we get that open beta, soon?--5/29/2008 10:14:34 PM--
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Firmware 2.4: In-Game XMB, Trophies?
Yep, here we go again: another source is claiming we'll get the in-game XMB and Trophy support in the upcoming PS3 firmware update. Let's hope!--5/29/2008 10:00:43 PM--
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Konami Explains MGS4 Limited Edition PS3 Bundle
The first day this "highly limited edition" bundle hit Konami's Online store, it was a disaster. But Konami has fixed it, and offers a clarification.--5/29/2008 9:44:01 PM--
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May 29th, 2008

Last Updated 3465 days, 8 hours, 41 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (Hands-on)
Next-gen's first Dragon Ball Z game seems to be a fairly enjoyable title that fans should appreciate. --5/29/2008 7:52:45 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Overlord: Raising Hell (Hands-on)
The action game of evil, evil, some more evil, mixed in with a small dose of good, is arriving for the PlayStation 3 in a few weeks. We take a look. --5/29/2008 7:52:45 PM--
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Rockstar Comments On GTA MMO
Apparently, the idea of a Grand Theft Auto MMO sits high on Rockstar's priority list, and the possibility of seeing such an effort is high. Hmm...--5/29/2008 1:21:34 PM--
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Alone In The Dark PS3 Delay Explained
We know it's not coming to the PS3 until later this year, but why? Well, it's because the game "isn't performing very well" in terms of frame rate.--5/29/2008 11:06:22 AM--
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Saints Row 2 Delayed, THQ Needs More Time For Co-Op
The game has been pushed back from August to October, and one analyst believes it's a matter of both timing and fine-tuning the co-op gameplay.--5/29/2008 10:51:39 AM--
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Fallout 3 Dev: "Bigger Than Expected"
It seems that even the developers didn't expect Fallout 3 to be quite THIS big; Bethesda talks about adding more content than initially expected.--5/29/2008 10:41:28 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Thanks to Ubidays 2008, we've got plenty of good stuff: two each for Soul Calibur IV and Madden NFL 09, plus more for Far Cry 2, Beyond Good & Evil 2, Tom Clancy's EndWar, GRiD, and more!--5/28/2008 10:21:59 PM--
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Nielsen: Europe Passes NA To Become Second-Largest Game Territory
In 2007, Europe surpassed North America as the second-largest video game territory in the world. So no more late releases and unavailable titles, right?--5/28/2008 10:18:29 PM--
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PlayStation 3 Going Postal...III
It's one of the most controversial video game franchises on earth, and now the third entry is coming to the PS3. Hide the kids; it's Postal III!--5/28/2008 9:59:13 PM--
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Beyond Good & Evil 2 Announced
Fans of the original have been waiting a long time for this news: Ubisoft has revealed that the sequel to one of last generation's best is coming!--5/28/2008 9:46:00 PM--
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May 28th, 2008

Last Updated 3466 days, 14 hours, 58 minutes ago

MGS4 Soundtrack Available At Play-Asia
The music in the Metal Gear Solid series has always been amazing, and you can now pick up the MGS4 soundtrack from Play-Asia.com. A must for fans!--5/28/2008 1:35:40 PM--
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PSP Review: Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2
Sony's fantastic golf series continues to bring the awesome no matter what system it hits. The PSP's second Hot Shots game delivers. --5/28/2008 12:47:56 PM--
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Bioshock PS3 Set For October 2008
The official press release is here, and it seems PS3 owners can expect Bioshock even sooner than expected: it'll be on store shelves this October!--5/28/2008 10:58:51 AM--
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New Fighters And Boss Discovered For Street Fighter IV
Dan and Fei-Long are going to be two new bonus characters for the console version of SFIV, and Seth, the "Puppet Master," will be our final foe.--5/28/2008 10:47:25 AM--
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Two Old Friends Return In MGS4
According to the latest edition of Famitsu, two new MGS4 characters have surfaced. ...actually, they're not "new;" they're Mai Ling and Rosemary!--5/28/2008 10:33:49 AM--
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Capcom To Miss Rearmed May Launch
Bionic Commando Rearmed was supposed to release some time this month, but the month is almost over. Capcom says it's done, but we gotta wait a bit longer.--5/27/2008 10:32:40 PM--
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God Of War PSP Bundle Assaults Retail Stores On June 3
Still haven't gotten around to picking up the PSP? Haven't played one of the best handheld games ever? Kill two birds with one stone next week.--5/27/2008 10:16:54 PM--
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More Bioshock PS3 Details Revealed
Still enraptured with the idea of Bioshock coming to the PS3? Well, here's more info on what the mysterious undersea world of Rapture will bring.--5/27/2008 10:06:25 PM--
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May 27th, 2008

Last Updated 3467 days, 14 hours, 41 minutes ago

Ninja Theory On Heavenly Sword 2: "Extremely Unlikely"
In the saddest news of the day, Ninja Theory has no plans to do a Heavenly Sword sequel. Their new project is a multiplatform IP, so HS2 is out. Damn.--5/27/2008 1:52:40 PM--
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PS3 Review: Haze
Originally hyped to the high heavens, Haze is one of the biggest flops this generation has seen thus far. --5/27/2008 11:37:37 AM--
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Believe It: PlayBoy Cyber Girl Of The Year Is The Real Deal
"Only geeks play video games." Well, say hello to the exception to the rule: stunning Jo Garcia, the hottest gamer chick alive. And we're not talking about casual stuff; we're talking about hundreds of hours of FF!--5/27/2008 11:13:38 AM--
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New Oddworld Title In The Works
The Oddworld games have almost always received wide critical acclaim, so it's excellent news to hear that another is on the way. Will Abe be back?--5/27/2008 10:40:06 AM--
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No Mandatory Install For Fallout PS3
Not every significant PS3 title this year will have a mandatory data install. Bethesda says they "don't do that," so no waiting to play Fallout 3.--5/27/2008 10:25:54 AM--
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Rumor: Street Fighter IV Hits In Winter
It gets all kinds of attention and press, but Capcom has yet to issue a release date. However, a mysterious source claims it's coming "this winter."--5/26/2008 10:02:12 PM--
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Crisis Core: 1.2 Million Sold Worldwide
It's easily one of the best PSP games ever, so it's no surprise to see it selling so well. 1.2 million sold, and it hasn't even launched in Europe yet!--5/26/2008 9:48:44 PM--
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GRiD Game Designer: "Most Exciting Racing Game Ever Made"
The Chief Game Designer for GRiD has come out and made quite a bold statement, and he also says franchises like Gran Turismo are "about the car list."--5/26/2008 9:38:02 PM--
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May 26th, 2008

Last Updated 3468 days, 15 hours, 56 minutes ago

Evidence Of PSN Cards Spotted
We know they're coming, but Sony still hasn't told us exactly when. However, here's some retail evidence that the PSN card should be near...--5/26/2008 12:37:03 PM--
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Capcom Plans To Bring More Properties To The Big Screen
Three Resident Evils and this new Street Fighter movie ("The Legend of Chun Li") isn't enough for Capcom; they want more game-to-film adaptations.--5/26/2008 11:07:14 AM--
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Japan PSN Accounts Hits Milestone
After a slow start back in 2006, there are now 1 million PlayStation Network accounts open in Japan. That number will only go up from here.--5/26/2008 10:52:15 AM--
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RE5 In November, Countdown Begins
One source claims Resident Evil 5 now has a November release, and a "countdown" - of sorts - has started over at the game's official site. Hmm...--5/26/2008 10:40:45 AM--
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For The Final Time: Final Fantasy Is ALWAYS Different
Stop it, stop it, STOP IT. Certain uninformed gamers are at it again; complaining about how this series uses "tired gameplay." DON'T listen to nonsense.--5/25/2008 11:14:38 PM--
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SCEE: "No News On The Afrika Front"
Afrika was one of the first eye-openers for the PlayStation 3, but we haven't heard much about it lately. And we're not going to, either, Sony says.--5/25/2008 11:51:09 PM--
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Square-Enix Hints At FFVII Remake?
Okay, maybe a dramatic pause can't be considered a hint, but we'll take whatever we can get. Yoshinori Kitase might just be toying with us, though.--5/25/2008 11:26:44 PM--
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May 25th, 2008

Last Updated 3470 days, 6 hours, 4 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: May 25
I still wonder if 90 minutes is an accurate length for MGS4 cut-scenes, Suikoden - and hopefully other RPG classics - should be coming up for download soon, and I press forward in my current gaming trio.--5/24/2008 10:29:08 PM--
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May 24th, 2008

Last Updated 3470 days, 7 hours, 45 minutes ago

Suikoden Headed For PS3, PSP?
This original PlayStation classic was great fun, and thanks to a recent PS3/PSP ESRB rating, it seems a new generation will get the chance to play it.--5/24/2008 8:48:24 PM--
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Solid DMC4 Sales Should Clear Path For Devil May Cry 5
Capcom still needs to authorize a fifth Devil May Cry, but thanks to worldwide sales of 2 million for DMC4, all that green's gonna mean GO.--5/24/2008 8:33:20 PM--
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PS3 Review: Singstar
The PlayStation 3's first Singstar game is some of the most fun you can have with your pants on. Unless you choose to play your PS3 with your pants off, then we'd rather not know.--5/24/2008 5:31:07 PM--
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Konami Cancels Coded Arms: Assault
It was going to be the sequel to the 2005 Coded Arms on the PSP, and it was at both E3 and TGS in 2006. But Konami has now said this PS3 game is canceled.--5/24/2008 10:59:05 AM--
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FIFA 09 Rumors Kick Around Internet
We have yet to see much in the way of official information, but scores of details have been gathered up all over the Internet for FIFA 09. Good stuff.--5/24/2008 10:44:26 AM--
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Editorial: Why Do I Prefer Sony?
I've been gaming for over a quarter-century, and I've never once bothered with the idiotic idea of brand loyalty. Even so, the PlayStation brand has really been excellent for me over the past few generations.--5/23/2008 10:00:04 PM--
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BioWare Stays Mute On Mass Effect 2
Everyone is wondering if the next Mass Effect installment will come to the PS3, and BioWare refuses to say anything. ...is denial like a confirmation?--5/23/2008 9:57:56 PM--
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GameStop Issues Date, Prices For Guitar Hero: World Tour
While these aren't exactly official, GameStop.com has a date - October 27 - and prices for several different bundles. It's not cheap, but it should be worth it!--5/23/2008 9:46:49 PM--
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May 23rd, 2008

Last Updated 3471 days, 16 hours, 53 minutes ago

GRiD: Final Version Better Than Demo
Many racing fans have already enjoyed the demo, and here's more good news: the final product will boast several important improvements. Sweet!--5/23/2008 11:40:44 AM--
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Alone In The Dark PS3: "End Of 2008"
There has been a rumor going around that the PS3 version of Alone in the Dark was canceled, but Sony says we can expect it by "the end of the year."--5/23/2008 10:32:23 AM--
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90-Minute Cut-Scenes In MGS4?
According to one source, several cut-scenes in Metal Gear Solid 4 last for an hour and a half. It's not impossible, but we're really not buying it.--5/23/2008 10:21:43 AM--
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Insomniac: Resistance 2 Looks "Same Or Better" Than Trailer
The teaser trailer didn't show much, but what we saw was pretty impressive. Now, Insomniac says the final product will look "the same or better."--5/23/2008 10:09:17 AM--
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PSP Preview: Fading Shadows
This game proves that not all puzzle games are alike, and the PSP seems to be hording all the great ones. This one might be another winner...--5/22/2008 10:27:56 PM--
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EGM Adds More Bioshock PS3 Info
It was first discovered in PSM3, but now it seems EGM will be getting into the fun with their July issue. Bioshock will be "better on the PS3," they say.--5/22/2008 10:25:31 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Afro Samurai
That's it! Samuel L. Jackson has had it with these MFin' ninjas, in his MFin' village...or something. The hit cartoon is coming soon to a PS3 near you!--5/22/2008 10:13:50 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Backbreaker
EA isn't the only one with a football game. In fact, you may really want to consider reading the details on this particular title. --5/22/2008 10:13:50 PM--
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Wal-Mart To Offer $100 Gift Card With 40GB PS3 Purchase
This is a pretty good deal: buy yourself a 40GB PS3 between June 1 and June 7, and get a $100 Blu-Ray gift card. A hundred bucks worth of stuff!--5/22/2008 10:12:13 PM--
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MGS4: 4.6GB HDD Install Required
There has been a lot of required HD installs for PS3 games lately, and it seems Metal Gear Solid 4 won't be any exception. You'll need 4.6 gigs free.--5/22/2008 10:00:28 PM--
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May 22nd, 2008

Last Updated 3472 days, 15 hours, 6 minutes ago

Haze Asking For Non-Existent Patch?
For some reason, when you go to invite Friends to play an online match in Haze, the game asks you to download a patch. ...but there is no patch. Why?--5/22/2008 1:27:43 PM--
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God Of War Track For Guitar Hero III
If you still love to play Guitar Hero III on your PS3 and you're also a God of War fan, then you should download this free GoW-themed track come June 5.--5/22/2008 10:59:30 AM--
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Kojima: "I Gotta Start Thinking About Metal Gear Solid 5"
That's right, Hideo, you do! The man himself has all but confirmed another Metal Gear, even if will be without Snake. Kojima Productions will do it, too.--5/22/2008 10:43:44 AM--
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PSM3 Confirms Bioshock For PS3
Out of the blue, UK magazine PSM3 supposedly has a full feature preview for Bioshock PS3 in their upcoming edition. Where'd THIS come from?--5/22/2008 10:30:58 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Many of the biggest names in gaming are here: The Agency, Killzone 2, LEGO Batman: The Videogame, Fatal Inertia EX, Skate 2, Baja, Rock Revolution, Project Origin, Battlefield: Bad Company, and more!--5/22/2008 12:46:35 AM--
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Sony Reveals Madden 09 PSP Entertainment Bundle
It's not out until August 12, but Sony is getting a jump on the PR and hype with this PSP bundle: you get a cool blue PSP, the game, and a few nice extras.--5/21/2008 10:21:53 PM--
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Bad Company Demo Set For June 5
Battlefield: Bad Company isn't that far off, and a playable demo drops onto the Store and Marketplace on June 5. Get it a week earlier if you pre-order!--5/21/2008 10:08:40 PM--
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Five New, And "Incredible," LBP Details
LittleBigPlanet is going to make a big splash when it arrives later this year, and those who have played it know why. Check out these hands-on details!--5/21/2008 9:55:37 PM--
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May 21st, 2008

Last Updated 3473 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes ago

GRiD Demo Tops 1 Million Downloads
The playable demo became available back on May 8, and since then, it has been downloaded over 1 million times. The eBay Motors Challenge is a big draw.--5/21/2008 1:39:10 PM--
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Play.com Offers MGS4 PS3 Bundle
The "highly limited edition" bundle at Konami's Online Store was a failure, but here's a good option for Euro gamers: go to Play.com and snag a Gunmetal Grey PS3, Dual Shock 3, and Special Edition of MGS4.--5/21/2008 10:59:51 AM--
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EA Drops Hints Regarding Skate 2
The original was good, and well worth playing, and the sequel could be even better. EA has a unique format in mind, though...an element of danger?--5/21/2008 10:46:28 AM--
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Soul Calibur IV In Europe On August 1
Soul Calibur IV now has an official European release date, and good news: it's only a couple days after the July 29 launch in North America.--5/21/2008 10:31:23 AM--
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PS3 Preview: The Incredible Hulk
The movie is just around the corner, which means that the game will soon hit store shelves, too. Let's hope the Hulk delivers the goods this time!--5/20/2008 10:31:20 PM--
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SCEA: Killzone 2 "Delayed" For A Better Timed Release
No, there's nothing wrong; SCEA simply pushed back the release of Killzone 2 for timing purposes. They didn't want "three shooters in the marketplace competing for retail dollars in the same holiday season."--5/20/2008 10:28:49 PM--
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Two Classic RPGs Get Reprinted, Average Price Cut In Half
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne and Digital Devil Saga are two classic PS2 RPGs that, until a recent reprinting, were immensely expensive. Not anymore!--5/20/2008 9:58:35 PM--
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Ubisoft On Haze: "Try It For Yourself"
The early review scores are in, and the consensus isn't very good. But an Ubisoft rep says you should "judge for yourself." ...damage control.--5/20/2008 10:13:05 PM--
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May 20th, 2008

Last Updated 3474 days, 15 hours, 1 minute ago

Square-Enix Looks To Expand West
Many of Square-Enix's efforts have done well in Japan, but not so hot in the US and other territories. Now they want a change; the push west has begun.--5/20/2008 1:32:01 PM--
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No World War II for Call of Duty 5?
At a recent conference, Activision spoke about what's in store for the newest Call of Duty game. There are some surprises, for sure. --5/20/2008 12:06:15 PM--
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Singstar PS3 Launches!
Europe's had this for months now, but the American version has finally arrived, and with a bunch of updates too! --5/20/2008 12:06:15 PM--
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World in Conflict Dev: 'PlayStation 3 Challenging'
In an interview with Massive Entertainment, a representative for the developer mentions that they've found the PS3 harder to work with, and how they're fixing that. --5/20/2008 12:06:15 PM--
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Sony Issues Killzone 2 Fact Sheet
It may be a ways off, but here's the Fact Sheet from SCEA on Killzone 2. It has plenty of tantalizing details along with other juicy tidbits. Check it out!--5/20/2008 10:54:11 AM--
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May 23 Embargo For Haze UK Reviews, Early Scores Low
It seems that having three unbelievably awesome games in three months is a dream that isn't going to happen. Haze almost certainly falls short...--5/20/2008 10:44:05 AM--
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Warhawk Receives Update Today
Warhawk just keeps getting better, thanks to the team's diligent upkeep and continued alterations and enhancements. More fly in this afternoon.--5/20/2008 10:33:15 AM--
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Limited MGS4 PS3 Bundle Un-Buyable At Konami Online? (UPDATED)
Hmm...THAT didn't go well. A frustrating 503 Error has greeted many a would-be consumer who wanted to buy the "highly limited edition" MGS4 PS3 bundle.--5/19/2008 10:32:07 PM--
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E3 2008: Full Exhibitor List Revealed
The ESA has handed out the full list of exhibitors for this year's E3 event in Los Angeles, and most of the biggest publishers in the world are coming.--5/19/2008 10:18:17 PM--
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Ubisoft: Casual Games Don't Always Translate To Profit
If you think the influx of casual gamers will somehow alter the number and quality of more hardcore titles, Ubisoft says you shouldn't worry so much.--5/19/2008 10:01:48 PM--
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May 19th, 2008

Last Updated 3475 days, 14 hours, 47 minutes ago

MGS4 Is NOT The Last Metal Gear Solid!
We've heard rumors, and now Ryan Payton has clarified the situation: MGS4 is the last chapter in the Snake story, but that doesn't mean MGS is done.--5/19/2008 1:46:21 PM--
3475 days, 14 hours, 47 minutes old - 9 comments

EA Extends Take-Two Deadline, "Formal Discussions" Will Begin
EA has once again extended the deadline for their offer of $25.74/share, and now that GTAIV is out, Take-Two says "formal discussions" can begin.--5/19/2008 11:03:18 AM--
3475 days, 17 hours, 30 minutes old - 5 comments

PS3 Recording Function Explained
The developer of Mainichi Issho has a blog, and on it, he has recently explained - in detail - the PS3's new HD recording function. Pretty sweet deal.--5/19/2008 10:49:06 AM--
3475 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes old - 3 comments

Porsche Will "Probably" Hit GT5 Lineup
Franchise creator Kazunori Yamauchi plans to bring in "most," if not "all," of the major car manufacturers for GT5. And yes, that should finally include Porsche!--5/19/2008 10:30:09 AM--
3475 days, 18 hours, 3 minutes old - 5 comments

Final Haze Resolution Confirmed
After plenty of speculation and debate, and multiple sources claiming different things, Free Radical has confirmed that Haze runs at 1024x576.--5/18/2008 10:43:07 PM--
3476 days, 5 hours, 50 minutes old - 9 comments

Full Soul Calibur IV Fighter Roster
Soul Calibur IV is set to hit store shelves on July 29, and here's the complete list of 31 characters. Plenty of old favorites and several great new faces!--5/18/2008 10:25:49 PM--
3476 days, 6 hours, 8 minutes old - 19 comments

More Rumored Details For Update 2.40
The Internet is a-buzz with all kinds of rumors surrounding the features we might see in update 2.40, and this "insider" list has turned some heads.--5/18/2008 10:09:55 PM--
3476 days, 6 hours, 24 minutes old - 3 comments

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May 18th, 2008

Last Updated 3476 days, 18 hours, 13 minutes ago

PSX Extreme Registration/Comment Problems
We are currently making some upgrades to our community features. As a result some of you will experience temporary problems with posting and registering. Please feel free to submit all issues using the "Report Errors" link in the right column. We apologize for the inconvenience.--5/18/2008 10:20:40 AM--
3476 days, 18 hours, 13 minutes old

Ben's Week In Review: May 18
I turn around twice and the music genre of video games blows up, EA's terrorist hunting for the new Medal of Honor might be controversial, and I will finally get the chance to finish Lost Odyssey.--5/17/2008 10:29:40 PM--
3477 days, 6 hours, 4 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Preview: SIREN: Blood Curse
Sony recently revealed the resurrection of this survival/horror franchise; this creepy, bloody and downright brutal game heads to the PSN this summer.--5/17/2008 10:04:52 PM--
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May 17th, 2008

Last Updated 3477 days, 17 hours, 57 minutes ago

EA Buyout Bid Deadline Expires Quietly
Friday was the deadline for EA's latest Take-Two takeover bid, and it passed without a word from either side. Will Monday see a bigger bid from EA, so Take-Two can't say it "undervalues" their company...?--5/17/2008 10:36:33 AM--
3477 days, 17 hours, 57 minutes old - 4 comments

Editorial: The Cut-Scene Is Vindicated
Back at the start of the cut-scene revolution, the old-school gamers were ranting about how this was bad for the industry. Whaddya got to say now?--5/16/2008 10:09:34 PM--
3478 days, 6 hours, 24 minutes old - 7 comments

"Highly Limited Edition" MGS4 PS3 Bundle Only Online
There's the regular ol' MGS4 PS3 bundle you can buy at the store; then there's the "highly limited edition" bundle that will only be available online!--5/16/2008 10:04:52 PM--
3478 days, 6 hours, 29 minutes old - 8 comments

Microsoft: DLC For PS3 Version Of GTAIV "Impossible"
There has been plenty of debate over whether or not downloadable content for GTAIV would come to the PlayStation 3, and Microsoft has made their claim.--5/16/2008 9:50:03 PM--
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May 16th, 2008

Last Updated 3478 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes ago

Konami To Start A Rock Revolution
Guitar Hero and Rock Band, you've got more competition: Konami is preparing Rock Revolution for the fall, and it'll certainly entice the music lovers.--5/16/2008 1:18:19 PM--
3478 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes old - 8 comments

Dual Shock 3: $11 Million Sales In April
The rumbling controller is off to a very fast start, as it has accumulated $10.9 million worth of sales in April alone. This is one hot accessory!--5/16/2008 10:57:51 AM--
3478 days, 17 hours, 36 minutes old - 9 comments

No Multiplayer For PS3/360 Versions Of The Force Unleashed
LucasArts has confirmed that there will be no multiplayer option in the PS3 and 360 versions of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. The reason why...?--5/16/2008 10:45:36 AM--
3478 days, 17 hours, 48 minutes old - 8 comments

Sony's 08, Early 09 Software Lineup
Sony has released their software lineup for the rest of 2008 and the first part of 2009, and that includes Resistance 2, Killzone, wipEout HD, and more.--5/16/2008 10:33:44 AM--
3478 days, 18 hours old - 7 comments

PS Store Updated: Two New Demos, More DLC
Yep, you'll want to set aside some time for downloading: two new demos (including Overlord Raising Hell), more DLC, and new vids and trailers.--5/15/2008 10:28:00 PM--
3479 days, 6 hours, 5 minutes old - 4 comments

Crisis Core Releases On June 20 In All PAL Territories
We know you Euro gamers have been salivating since the game arrived in North America in March, but don't worry: Crisis Core is yours on June 20!--5/15/2008 10:10:52 PM--
3479 days, 6 hours, 23 minutes old - 2 comments

MGS4 Uses PS3 Power "To Capacity"
Konami claims that Kojima and Co. used the PS3's high capabilities "to capacity," but also says there is more they can get out of the machine.--5/15/2008 9:58:52 PM--
3479 days, 6 hours, 35 minutes old - 13 comments

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May 15th, 2008

Last Updated 3479 days, 10 hours, 12 minutes ago

NPD April 08 System Sales: PS3 & X360 Flop, Nintendo Wins Big
You read right. Both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 pulled identical numbers, but man were they low. Grand Theft Auto IV did nothing to help sales of each unit.--5/15/2008 6:21:07 PM--
3479 days, 10 hours, 12 minutes old - 14 comments

GTAIV Enshrined By Guinness
Grand Theft Auto IV has entered the Guinness Book of World Records thanks to the single greatest launch day performance in entertainment history.--5/15/2008 1:33:38 PM--
3479 days, 15 hours old - 4 comments

Firmware 2.35 Available, Is NOT Intended To Fix GTAIV
The latest firmware update is now available for the PS3, but contrary to popular belief, it is NOT designed to address problems with Grand Theft Auto IV.--5/15/2008 10:57:34 AM--
3479 days, 17 hours, 36 minutes old - 8 comments

No PS3 Price Cut "In The Near Term"
Sony's fiscal 2007 results are in, and they're mighty encouraging. Because of this, analyst Colin Sebastian says 2008 won't see a PS3 price drop.--5/15/2008 10:46:41 AM--
3479 days, 17 hours, 47 minutes old - 13 comments

CBS To Acquire CNET Networks
CBS has officially made a tender offer to acquire CNET Networks - which owns GameSpot and other sites - and this deal is as good as done.--5/15/2008 10:35:58 AM--
3479 days, 17 hours, 58 minutes old - 3 comments

PSP Videos Updated
We've got two gameplay vids each for Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII and Echochrome, plus new trailers for Phantasy Star Portable, Memories Off, and more.--5/14/2008 10:26:15 PM--
3480 days, 6 hours, 7 minutes old

EA/Take-Two News On Monday
The day of reckoning could be near: Lazard Capital analyst Colin Sebastian says we can expect news on EA's proposed Take-Two acquisition on Monday.--5/14/2008 10:22:09 PM--
3480 days, 6 hours, 11 minutes old - 16 comments

PSP Is Sony's Best Performer In 2007
It wasn't the PS2 and it wasn't the PS3; the PSP sold the most units in 2007, just sneaking by the PS2. Not bad for a portable that was once down and out!--5/14/2008 10:09:48 PM--
3480 days, 6 hours, 24 minutes old - 3 comments

Rumor: Trophies Arrive With Firmware 2.4 Update In June?
We've been waiting for these things for a while, and now, the latest rumor says that Trophies will come with firmware update 2.4 next month.--5/14/2008 9:51:30 PM--
3480 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes old - 10 comments

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May 14th, 2008

Last Updated 3480 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X
The Tom Clancy brand continues to grow in size, and you can soon add this air combat fighter to the collection. Read up on the first details. --5/14/2008 9:46:40 PM--
3480 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes old - 4 comments

Haze Questions Answered At PS Blog
The game's community developer answers several important questions at the PlayStation blog: 4-player co-op, no loading times, and more are discussed.--5/14/2008 1:39:30 PM--
3480 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes old - 10 comments

Tales Of Vesperia Headed To PS3
We had heard rumors before, but thanks to the latest Namco Bandai 2008 schedule, it now seems obvious: the next Tales entry is no longer a 360 exclusive!--5/14/2008 11:03:16 AM--
3480 days, 17 hours, 30 minutes old - 4 comments

Famitsu Issues New RE5 Details
With all this talk about GTAIV and MGS4 in the past few months, Resident Evil 5 has taken a backseat. But not for long, as more info has just arrived.--5/14/2008 10:50:10 AM--
3480 days, 17 hours, 43 minutes old - 4 comments

Kojima: MGS4 A Tribute To The Hardcore
Hideo Kojima talks about how Western developers have outstripped Japanese devs, and that MGS4 is a little love letter to the hardcore gamer.--5/14/2008 10:38:15 AM--
3480 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes old - 6 comments

PS3 Preview: LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
Traveller's Tales usually does a fine job with these LEGO-based games, and we're expecting nothing less than solid entertainment from this one.--5/13/2008 10:28:50 PM--
3481 days, 6 hours, 5 minutes old - 2 comments

Ocelot Hints At Metal Gear Solid 5?
Yesterday's MGS4 completion celebration event in Tokyo ended with a mysterious audio clip featuring Revolver Ocelot. ...is he talking about MGS5?--5/13/2008 10:26:45 PM--
3481 days, 6 hours, 7 minutes old - 16 comments

Rumor Revival: EA Causes Mass Effect 2 To Go Multi
We all know that if EA does have full control of the Mass Effect franchise, it most definitely will go multi-console... Yep, good news for PS3 owners.--5/13/2008 10:12:47 PM--
3481 days, 6 hours, 21 minutes old - 6 comments

GTAV To Release In Fall 2010?
Analyst Michael Pachter believes that Rockstar has a "story in mind" for Grand Theft Auto V, and the next entry should launch in the "fall of 2010."--5/13/2008 10:02:47 PM--
3481 days, 6 hours, 31 minutes old - 11 comments

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May 13th, 2008

Last Updated 3481 days, 9 hours, 45 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Haze (Hands-On)
While there is a lot of hype surrounding the game, there are some important things that you should know before purchasing your copy next week. --5/13/2008 6:48:36 PM--
3481 days, 9 hours, 45 minutes old - 10 comments

Rumor: "PSP Phone" Surfaces (UPDATED)
It certainly isn't the long-awaited official PSP phone, but this particular phone has the PSP logo and can supposedly emulate both PSP and NES games!--5/13/2008 1:39:28 PM--
3481 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes old - 9 comments

Pure Identical On PS3 And Xbox 360
The game's director has said the PS3 and 360 versions of Pure are "exactly the same," which shows that some devs have sufficient PS3 experience now.--5/13/2008 11:03:36 AM--
3481 days, 17 hours, 30 minutes old - 11 comments

Konami Cements MGS4 Completion
Today, Konami puts a big ol' "Approved" label on Metal Gear Solid 4: it's the completion event in Tokyo; the game is officially DONE.--5/13/2008 10:43:32 AM--
3481 days, 17 hours, 50 minutes old - 9 comments

TV Shows Downloadable On PS3?
We know that movies will probably be a downloadable option on the PlayStation 3 at some point, but about TV shows and series? A recent video drops a hint.--5/13/2008 10:32:36 AM--
3481 days, 18 hours, 1 minute old - 8 comments

LucasArts To Unleash Playable Demo For Star Wars
Like the idea of playing as Darth Vader? If not, the playable demo for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed might convince you, so says the game's producer.--5/12/2008 10:26:34 PM--
3482 days, 6 hours, 7 minutes old - 5 comments

Guitar Hero IV News And Details
Next month's Game Informer has a full feature on the fourth entry in this esteemed franchise, and we've got all kinds of great new details. BIG upgrade!--5/12/2008 10:15:31 PM--
3482 days, 6 hours, 18 minutes old - 16 comments

Rockstar Prompted 10s For GTAIV?
It seems that Joystiq is talking about Rockstar's "Black List" and that they had a direct hand in those perfect 10s that were handed out. ...okay, we're going to be logical and reasonable, here.--5/12/2008 10:03:52 PM--
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May 12th, 2008

Last Updated 3482 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes ago

OPM UK: MGS4 Nets First Perfect 10
And it won't be the last. OPM UK has awarded a perfect score to Metal Gear Solid 4, and as it turns out, the reviewer's total play time was 30 hours!--5/12/2008 1:45:39 PM--
3482 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes old - 13 comments

Sony: Open Home Beta In November For Europe
The closed beta will continue through the summer, and then Sony will provide an open beta test for Euro users. No word yet on an open beta for the US.--5/12/2008 11:00:57 AM--
3482 days, 17 hours, 33 minutes old - 8 comments

Pachter: PS3 Tops 360 In April, Software Explodes
Analyst Michael Pachter has issued his expectations before the NPD, and he believes the PS3 beat out the 360 and software sales were WAY up; by 113%.--5/12/2008 10:48:07 AM--
3482 days, 17 hours, 45 minutes old - 8 comments

Full MGS4 Soundtrack Unveiled?
It appears that we now have the full music listing for both discs of the soundtrack for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. Check it out!--5/12/2008 10:31:20 AM--
3482 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes old - 3 comments

XSEED And Marvelous Join Forces, Valhalla Knights 2 Revealed
Marvelous Entertainment and XSEED Games have formed a partnership, and their first effort will be Valhalla Knights 2 for the PSP. Should be good!--5/11/2008 11:47:49 PM--
3483 days, 4 hours, 46 minutes old - 2 comments

Kratos Slashes Into Stores On March 2?
According to both Amazon and GameStop, God of War III will launch on March 2, 2009. If you do your homework and check the history, this might be true...--5/11/2008 11:19:47 PM--
3483 days, 5 hours, 14 minutes old - 8 comments

Kojima Clarifies MGS4, PS3 Comments
Hideo Kojima stood up and attempted to clarify his earlier comments regarding his dissatisfaction with MGS4 and the PS3. He ain't so down on either.--5/11/2008 11:06:29 PM--
3483 days, 5 hours, 27 minutes old - 11 comments

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May 11th, 2008

Last Updated 3484 days, 5 hours, 33 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: May 11
Gran Turismo is a legitimate gaming phenomenon, I really don't want to have to buy more consoles in two years, and I keep playing three crazy fun titles.--5/10/2008 11:00:25 PM--
3484 days, 5 hours, 33 minutes old - 5 comments

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May 10th, 2008

Last Updated 3484 days, 13 hours, 20 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Echochrome
Sony's visually simplistic puzzle game is finally here, and we're in love. See why this is the best $10 you can possibly spend on a videogame. --5/10/2008 3:13:49 PM--
3484 days, 13 hours, 20 minutes old - 6 comments

Lord Of The Rings: Conquest Details
We knew Pandemic Studios was making a new Lord of the Rings game, but we didn't have any details until now. Conquest should appeal to big LotR fans.--5/10/2008 11:02:26 AM--
3484 days, 17 hours, 31 minutes old - 5 comments

Former PSP Devs To Return Thanks To Sales Surge?
Many developers backed the PSP at first, but lackluster software sales caused them to abandon the platform. These days, though, the PSP is a hot item...--5/10/2008 10:39:48 AM--
3484 days, 17 hours, 54 minutes old - 5 comments

Editorial: Why It's Hip To Hate GTAIV
You know why? Because the irritating elitist gamers with superiority complexes the size of Montana absolutely MUST find something wrong with any game that scores so well and sells so many copies.--5/9/2008 10:07:30 PM--
3485 days, 6 hours, 26 minutes old - 19 comments

EA Lands $1 Billion Loan For Take-Two Acquisition
EA has taken out a $1 billion loan from Morgan Stanley and lenders for the Take-Two acquisition, even though EA has the cash for the purchase. This loan is for the sake of "maximum flexibility."--5/9/2008 10:03:31 PM--
3485 days, 6 hours, 30 minutes old - 9 comments

Analyst: New Generation In Two Years
Pacific Coast Securities' Evan Wilson believes the next generation isn't far off. In fact, he thinks it'll come in 2010, but apparently, without the PlayStation 4.--5/9/2008 9:50:07 PM--
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May 9th, 2008

Last Updated 3485 days, 15 hours, 1 minute ago

Gran Turismo Has Raced Into 50 Million Hearts In 10 Years
It has been a decade since the original GT released, and Sony has just revealed that in that span of time, 50 million GT-branded games have been sold.--5/9/2008 1:32:27 PM--
3485 days, 15 hours, 1 minute old - 5 comments

Call Of Duty 5 Won't Return To WWII?
It was believed that the series would once again return to saving the world from Hitler's oppressive regime, but this may not be the case after all...--5/9/2008 10:58:46 AM--
3485 days, 17 hours, 35 minutes old - 8 comments

Developer: PS3 Hasn't Been Pushed Yet
We've been screaming about the standard PlayStation cycle since the launch of the PS3, and it's nice to finally hear the facts from an actual developer.--5/9/2008 10:47:10 AM--
3485 days, 17 hours, 46 minutes old - 18 comments

Activision Top Publisher In US
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock topped $1 billion in sales, and made Activision the #1 publisher in the US last year.--5/9/2008 10:30:40 AM--
3485 days, 18 hours, 3 minutes old - 0 comments

PSP Preview: B-Boy
If you like hip-hop and the PSP, you really need to check out B-Boy next month. Hot dance moves, a realistic atmosphere, and a great Career mode!--5/8/2008 10:23:31 PM--
3486 days, 6 hours, 10 minutes old - 2 comments

Rockstar Updates Official GTAIV Site
The game is out, but Rockstar continues to add great updates to the official site. You can pick up the MP3 GTAIV soundtrack, check out the new screens, etc.--5/8/2008 10:14:23 PM--
3486 days, 6 hours, 19 minutes old - 0 comments

Naughty Dog Expects Uncharted Sequel, New Jak Entry
It's just shy of a flat-out confirmation, but it seems obvious that we can expect a sequel to Uncharted: Drake's Fortune and another Jak and Daxter entry.--5/8/2008 10:03:29 PM--
3486 days, 6 hours, 30 minutes old - 8 comments

Vampire Rain Sinks Fangs Into PS3
Hope you're a fan, 'cuz Vampire Rain: Altered Species is headed to the PlayStation 3, complete with new character animations, bonus levels, and multiplayer!--5/8/2008 9:51:41 PM--
3486 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes old - 5 comments

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May 8th, 2008

Last Updated 3486 days, 9 hours, 56 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: GRiD (Hands-on)
Codemasters' newest racer is shaping up extremely well. Take a look at our hands-on preview of what could end up Codies' best racer in years. --5/8/2008 6:37:09 PM--
3486 days, 9 hours, 56 minutes old - 5 comments

Sony On PlayStation Home: We Were "Deserting Gamers"
SCEE president David Reeves talks about the reasons behind the delay of Home, and he says they were focusing too much on the "non-gaming applications."--5/8/2008 1:40:46 PM--
3486 days, 14 hours, 53 minutes old - 14 comments

Moore On Home: "Let's Go Already"
The big bosses continue to talk in today's news, and this time, it's former Xbox head Peter Moore, who likes the look of Home but is disappointed in the delay. He said what we're all thinking, really.--5/8/2008 10:52:54 AM--
3486 days, 17 hours, 41 minutes old - 15 comments

Reeves: Euro Gamers Wait Because...
European gamers have often had to wait longer for games, and certain titles never arrived at all. But SCEE boss David Reeves has an explanation for you.--5/8/2008 10:41:42 AM--
3486 days, 17 hours, 52 minutes old - 3 comments

EA Sets E3 Press Conference, Three Big Games On Tap
Well, at least EA is going to E3, and they've set the date and time for their press conference. Dead Space, Mirror's Edge and Tiberium will also be there.--5/8/2008 10:25:00 AM--
3486 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got the latest MGS4 video (plenty of gameplay!), plus more from the likes of Dead Space, Saints Row 2, Far Cry 2, Mirror's Edge, War Devil: Enigma, World in Conflict: Soviet Assault, and more.--5/7/2008 11:31:58 PM--
3487 days, 5 hours, 2 minutes old

BBFC Rates And Briefly Describes Alone In The Dark
The BBFC has given Alone in the Dark the acceptable "15" rating, and they also issue a few brief descriptions of the game: violence, language, etc.--5/7/2008 10:40:46 PM--
3487 days, 5 hours, 53 minutes old - 1 comment

Fight Night Round 4 To Boast Iron Mike
EA Canada is toiling away on Fight Night Round 4, which is slated for 2009. They're revamping the physics, and oh yeah, Mike Tyson is playable!--5/7/2008 10:26:30 PM--
3487 days, 6 hours, 7 minutes old - 1 comment

Daxter And Wipeout Pulse Head To PS2
Two of the best PSP games around should be headed to the PS2; Daxter is great for the platforming buffs while Wipeout Pulse is fantastic for racing fans.--5/7/2008 10:12:26 PM--
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May 7th, 2008

Last Updated 3487 days, 15 hours, 4 minutes ago

GTAIV 1.01 Patch Now Available
Well, that was pretty quick. It seems that Rockstar and Sony were true to their word in delivering a fix ASAP; this patch should cure freezing issues.--5/7/2008 1:29:27 PM--
3487 days, 15 hours, 4 minutes old - 10 comments

Grand Theft Auto IV Walkthrough
One of our favorite FAQ contributors has finished the main-story walkthrough of the game, so here it is for those who need it! --5/7/2008 12:32:00 PM--
3487 days, 16 hours, 1 minute old

GTAIV Breaks All Launch Records
Yes, Grand Theft Auto IV has had the single biggest launch week in entertainment history: 6 million copies sold worldwide, which equals $500 million in sales.--5/7/2008 11:21:04 AM--
3487 days, 17 hours, 12 minutes old - 10 comments

Hirai: PS3 To Be In "Leadership Position"
During a very interesting interview with BBC News, Sony boss Kaz Hirai says he expects the PS3 to reclaim the top spot in due time. He also talks about the early challenges and how consumers are now responding well to the system.--5/7/2008 10:41:06 AM--
3487 days, 17 hours, 52 minutes old - 6 comments

MGS4 Limited Edition Box Set Confirmed For PAL Territories
The rumors started yesterday and now Play.com is listing a special limited edition boxed set for Metal Gear Solid 4. Check out all the goodies in it!--5/7/2008 10:21:57 AM--
3487 days, 18 hours, 12 minutes old - 4 comments

Siren: Blood Curse Set To Terrify UK
Known as "New Translation" in Japan, it has now been revealed that this episodic Siren game will be available for Europe as well. What about the US...?--5/6/2008 10:29:18 PM--
3488 days, 6 hours, 4 minutes old - 1 comment

Zelnick Talks GTAIV On CNBC
Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick was interviewed on CNBC, and he talks about the success of Grand Theft Auto IV and EA's pursuit of his company. Good stuff.--5/6/2008 10:03:15 PM--
3488 days, 6 hours, 30 minutes old - 3 comments

EA Sports Freestyle Brand Unveiled
Perhaps the biggest growing demographic in the industry is the casual gamer, and EA has created a subdivision of their EA Sports brand to cater to them.--5/6/2008 10:13:22 PM--
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May 6th, 2008

Last Updated 3488 days, 13 hours, 57 minutes ago

PlayStation Day: Killzone 2 Delayed, LBP In Fall, Resistance 2, More
Well, here's the latest from today's PlayStation Day event in Europe: Killzone 2 won't drop until February, LittleBigPlanet is coming in October, more Resistance 2 details, PlayTV in September, BD-Live, Kaz on Home delay, etc.--5/6/2008 2:36:04 PM--
3488 days, 13 hours, 57 minutes old - 5 comments

PS3 Surpasses X360 in Europe, 12-million Sold Worldwide
It's surely incredible news. Sony has announced that the PlayStation 3 is now the best selling next-gen console in Euro-land, and other stats. --5/6/2008 1:02:13 PM--
3488 days, 15 hours, 31 minutes old - 14 comments

Qore: Online Info Delivery System?
SCEA has filed a trademark for "Qore," which could be something like an online magazine dedicated to the PlayStation brand. Will it be announced soon?--5/6/2008 11:05:06 AM--
3488 days, 17 hours, 28 minutes old - 2 comments

New MotorStorm Pacific Rift Details
No, it's not a surprise expansion to the original; it's the freshly named sequel, and it's going to have a "strong Home presence" along with 16 tracks!--5/6/2008 10:52:04 AM--
3488 days, 17 hours, 41 minutes old - 2 comments

Full PlayStation Day Itinerary Revealed
Well, it took until the day of the event - yep, that's today - but we finally have the official schedule of features for SCEE's PlayStation Day show.--5/6/2008 10:38:42 AM--
3488 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes old - 3 comments

Prototype Needs More Time To Become A Reality
Prototype has always appeared to have one of the most intriguing concepts out there, but it seems the devs need more time: it's delayed until 2009.--5/5/2008 10:54:51 PM--
3489 days, 5 hours, 39 minutes old - 6 comments

The Witcher Confirmed For PS3?
It's a hugely anticipated PC game, but we heard a few days ago that it would also be ported to consoles. And it seems one of 'em just has to be the PlayStation 3...the developers want a PS3 programmer!--5/5/2008 10:38:09 PM--
3489 days, 5 hours, 55 minutes old - 6 comments

Secret Agent Clank Set For June 17
We finally have a date for the next great PSP title. Secret Agent Clank, the promising spin-off we've all been waiting for, sneaks in 5 days after MGS4.--5/5/2008 10:21:28 PM--
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May 5th, 2008

Last Updated 3489 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes ago

Rock Band Track Pack For PS2, Wii
PS2 owners haven't been able to access all those great downloadable songs on the PlayStation Store, but have no fear: 20 new songs are coming in July.--5/5/2008 1:39:55 PM--
3489 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes old - 0 comments

Echochrome To Receive Free User-Generated Content
If you've been playing echochrome, you know how challenging it can be. Well, the levels will just keep a-comin', thanks to some very imaginative users.--5/5/2008 11:12:10 AM--
3489 days, 17 hours, 21 minutes old - 1 comment

Eye Of Judgment 2.01 On The Way
SCEA is preparing update 2.01 even as we speak, and while we don't know exactly when it will arrive, we do know what it will enhance and change.--5/5/2008 10:57:30 AM--
3489 days, 17 hours, 36 minutes old - 0 comments

Prince Of Persia Details Revealed
Ubisoft drops a horde of information for the new PoP: it'll be a "truly non-linear" game WITH a story, combat is all one-on-one, and they'll be using the Assassin's Creed engine, Anvil.--5/5/2008 10:43:07 AM--
3489 days, 17 hours, 50 minutes old - 4 comments

Can't Play GTAIV? Sign Out Of The PSN
This is the simplest fix yet, and it just might be all you need to know: if the game freezes or locks up, restart and sign out of the PSN. Give it a try!--5/4/2008 10:33:12 PM--
3490 days, 6 hours old - 13 comments

Insomniac: More Resistance 2 Details And Media This Month
This sequel is going to be huge when it drops this fall, and Insomniac is prepared to hand out more information in the coming weeks. Great news!--5/4/2008 10:06:42 PM--
3490 days, 6 hours, 27 minutes old - 5 comments

MGS4 Headset: GAME Exclusive In UK
That nifty Bluetooth headset for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is indeed coming to the UK, but if you want it, only retailer GAME will have it.--5/4/2008 10:21:10 PM--
3490 days, 6 hours, 12 minutes old - 3 comments

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May 4th, 2008

Last Updated 3491 days, 4 hours, 54 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: May 4
Grand Theft Auto IV is all that, and then some, and a big bag of chips, Haze is almost here (where'd THAT come from?), and I got me some great games.--5/3/2008 11:39:21 PM--
3491 days, 4 hours, 54 minutes old - 7 comments

PSP Preview: Code Lyoko: Quest For Infinity
A Wii game last year, Game Factory is bringing it to the PSP and PS2 in June, and we take a look at this unique combo of animation and CGI. Not a bad idea!--5/3/2008 11:13:46 PM--
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May 3rd, 2008

Last Updated 3491 days, 17 hours, 35 minutes ago

New MGS4 Gameplay Footage Video
This new gameplay preview popped up on XPlay, and we just had to show you. If you're not convinced of MGS4's greatness yet, you gotta check it out.--5/3/2008 10:58:43 AM--
3491 days, 17 hours, 35 minutes old - 17 comments

Poll: 37% Of GTAIV Users Report Freezing Problems
It's only a small sample, but according to a recent poll, 37% of GTAIV players report experiencing some sort of freezing or lock-up problem. No good.--5/3/2008 10:34:41 AM--
3491 days, 17 hours, 59 minutes old - 13 comments

ESRB Rates Possible PS1 Titles For PSN
It seems the ESRB has rated more PS1 classics, and we assume it's because they'll soon hit the PlayStation Store. Wipeout XL, Rayman and more!--5/2/2008 10:20:53 PM--
3492 days, 6 hours, 13 minutes old - 4 comments

Rock Band: 3 Million Units Shipped, 10 Million Songs Downloaded
This has turned out to be a global phenomenon, as these numbers clearly indicate. Rock Band continues to rock 'n roll its way into people's hearts.--5/2/2008 10:07:28 PM--
3492 days, 6 hours, 26 minutes old - 4 comments

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May 2nd, 2008

Last Updated 3492 days, 15 hours, 2 minutes ago

Haze Demo For Europe On May 6
To celebrate SCEE's PlayStation Day on May 6, Sony is preparing an additional weekly update for the Euro Store...and that includes the Haze demo!--5/2/2008 1:31:31 PM--
3492 days, 15 hours, 2 minutes old - 3 comments

Activision And Vivendi Leave The ESA
A day after saying they won't be attending E3, Activision and Vivendi have opted to discontinue their membership with the ESA. Why, we don't know.--5/2/2008 11:07:08 AM--
3492 days, 17 hours, 26 minutes old - 5 comments

Sony's 07/08 Profit Will Quintuple, Games Division Losses Down
Last year's annual results were scary, with game losses through the roof. But those losses are way down this year, and overall profit is way up.--5/2/2008 10:53:54 AM--
3492 days, 17 hours, 40 minutes old - 3 comments

Yet Another MGS4 Bundle For Japan
Japanese gamers sure are feeling the love from Konami and Sony, yes? It's ANOTHER MGS4 bundle, and this "Welcome Box" comes in three flavors.--5/2/2008 10:37:44 AM--
3492 days, 17 hours, 56 minutes old - 3 comments

PS2 Review: Ratchet And Clank: Size Matters
It was a great game on the PSP back in early 2007, but a year later, a port has appeared on the PS2. ...trust us, even if you're a very big R&C fan, this is one port that didn't need to happen.--5/1/2008 10:39:42 PM--
3493 days, 5 hours, 54 minutes old - 1 comment

PSP Continues To Rule Japanese Charts
Yes, once again, the PSP has topped the weekly Japanese charts, and yes, once again it has sold twice as many units as the Wii and DS combined. It's rollin'.--5/1/2008 10:34:35 PM--
3493 days, 5 hours, 59 minutes old - 5 comments

Take-Two Provides Suggestions For GTAIV Lock-Up Problem
If you're one of the unfortunate souls experiencing freezing problems with GTAIV, Take-Two support has issued this list of helpful suggestions. Good luck!--5/1/2008 10:19:34 PM--
3493 days, 6 hours, 14 minutes old - 6 comments

SCEA: GTAIV Causes PS3 Sales Surge
Not surprisingly, Sony is claiming that the release of Grand Theft Auto IV has generated a sales spike for the PS3. No numbers yet, but we believe 'em.--5/1/2008 10:06:44 PM--
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May 1st, 2008

Last Updated 3493 days, 14 hours, 58 minutes ago

SCEA Replies To GTAIV Freezing
SCEA is well aware of the lock-up issues some players are having with the PS3 version of GTAIV, but the problem may not be so widespread.--5/1/2008 1:35:26 PM--
3493 days, 14 hours, 58 minutes old - 15 comments

GTAIV To Steal Iron Man's Thunder?
One of these days, Hollywood is going to realize they should look at game schedules before they release their blockbusters. GTAIV vs. Iron Man = no-brainer.--5/1/2008 11:04:18 AM--
3493 days, 17 hours, 29 minutes old - 13 comments

Fans To Square-Enix: No More Sequels
FFVII remake? Hell yes. FFXIII? Bring it. But fans are pretty sick and tired of the sequels ('cough' Dirge of Cerberus 'cough'), and the sales prove it.--5/1/2008 10:52:12 AM--
3493 days, 17 hours, 41 minutes old - 9 comments

Obama Talks GTAIV...Intelligently
We gamers are so used to hearing politicians whine and scream about a topic they know nothing about, we were surprised to see Obama address GTAIV in a calm, lucid fashion. What a novel concept.--5/1/2008 10:33:25 AM--
3493 days, 18 hours old - 17 comments

PS3 Review: Grand Theft Auto IV
Here it is. The review you've all been waiting for. There's no question that this is an instant classic; the game is an absolute triumph in most every respect.--4/30/2008 10:32:10 PM--
3494 days, 6 hours, 1 minute old - 25 comments

Echochrome Challenges You Today
If you need a break from GTAIV, you should head on over to the PlayStation Store (or PC Store) and pick up echochrome for only $9.99. Prepare your brain!--4/30/2008 10:30:09 PM--
3494 days, 6 hours, 3 minutes old - 3 comments

Rockstar "Feels Terrible" About GTAIV Lock-Up Issue
Rockstar doesn't know how to solve it, but one representative said he "feels terrible" about the issue, and the company is currently working on a fix.--4/30/2008 10:00:07 PM--
3494 days, 6 hours, 33 minutes old - 12 comments

GTAIV Destroys 24-Hour Sales Record In UK
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas held the previous record at 501,000 in day-one sales, but GTAIV has shattered that number by a pretty big margin.--4/30/2008 9:42:21 PM--
3494 days, 6 hours, 51 minutes old - 5 comments

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