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--6/30/2008 12:20:04 PM--

June 30th, 2008

Last Updated 3252 days, 14 hours, 23 minutes ago

Firmware 2.40 Officially Detailed!
It's here: the in-game XMB and trophy support has been officially revealed by Sony, and we've got the full and complete set of juicy details. Awesome!--6/30/2008 12:20:04 PM--
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PS3 Review: WALL-E
WALL-E is Pixar's latest work of art. And it is also the latest in terrible movie-game adaptations to hit consoles. --6/30/2008 9:29:28 PM--
3252 days, 5 hours, 14 minutes old - 4 comments

PS3 Preview: Dark Void
Capcom's bringing us an all new third-person shooter with Dark Void. Read up on what you can expect. --6/30/2008 12:28:37 PM--
3252 days, 14 hours, 15 minutes old - 1 comment

Rock Band 2 Announced, PS3 Version Coming Late (UPDATED)
It's no surprise that Harmonix is preparing a sequel, but it's going to annoy PS3 owners when they find out their version is coming out late...--6/30/2008 12:35:32 PM--
3252 days, 14 hours, 8 minutes old - 2 comments

PS3 Preview: IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey
We need more aerial combat games, and now that an IL-2 game is making its way to the PlayStation 3, everyone needs to take notice! Check out the details!--6/30/2008 12:28:37 PM--
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Downloadable PS2 Classics Coming To PlayStation Store?
A leaked photo of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty on the PlayStation Store has brought this into the limelight- will PS2 titles become downloadable?--6/30/2008 12:25:35 PM--
3252 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes old - 9 comments

PS3 Walkthroughs Updated
Guides for Metal Gear Solid 4, Devil May Cry 4, Condemned 2, and Rainbow Six Vegas 2 have been added. --6/30/2008 11:59:26 AM--
3252 days, 14 hours, 44 minutes old

PS2 Walkthroughs Updated
We've added guides for two of Capcom's most amazing titles: Resident Evil 4 and Okami. --6/30/2008 11:59:26 AM--
3252 days, 14 hours, 44 minutes old

PS3 Review: Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit
The first high-def DBZ game arrives, and we tell you whether or not it's worth your time and money. --6/29/2008 10:53:47 PM--
3253 days, 3 hours, 50 minutes old - 5 comments

The MGS4 Challenge: Is There Really More Watching Than Playing?
Let's end this silly debate once and for all: we want to know EXACTLY how much time is spent playing and how much time is spent watching in MGS4.--6/29/2008 10:43:53 PM--
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Rumor: DS3 Hits Europe On July 4
The Dual Shock 3 has yet to arrive in Europe - sorry, peeps - but your wait may be over soon: according to some Euro webstores, it's set for Friday.--6/29/2008 10:26:14 PM--
3253 days, 4 hours, 17 minutes old - 8 comments

PlayStation Blog To Debut Firmware 2.40 Walkthrough Video?
The official PlayStation blog plans to introduce a special video at midnight Pacific time...chances are, it's a walkthrough for update 2.40.--6/29/2008 10:13:22 PM--
3253 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes old - 17 comments

--6/29/2008 1:15:06 PM--

June 29th, 2008

Last Updated 3253 days, 13 hours, 28 minutes ago

PS3 Review: NASCAR 09
Even though NASCAR may not be for everyone, there's no doubting that fans of the racing-sport will enjoy EA's NASCAR 09. --6/29/2008 1:15:06 PM--
3253 days, 13 hours, 28 minutes old - 1 comment

Ben's Week In Review: June 29
Diablo III isn't coming to the PS3 or 360 and I couldn't care less, I can't wait to hear about Team ICO's project, and I drop MGS to play Top Spin 3.--6/29/2008 12:48:08 AM--
3254 days, 1 hour, 55 minutes old - 13 comments

--6/28/2008 7:57:59 PM--

June 28th, 2008

Last Updated 3254 days, 6 hours, 46 minutes ago

PS3 Cheats Updated
We've added codes for GRID, Wolf of the Battlefield, NASCAR 09, Metal Gear Solid 4, LEGO Indiana Jones, Kung Fu Panda, Incredible Hulk, Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit, and more. --6/28/2008 7:57:59 PM--
3254 days, 6 hours, 46 minutes old

PS2 Cheats Updated
Cheats for The Incredible Hulk, Bully, NASCAR 09 Kung Fu Panda, Spongebob: Lights Camera Pants, and LEGO Indiana Jones have been added. --6/28/2008 7:57:59 PM--
3254 days, 6 hours, 46 minutes old

More Energy Efficient PS3 On The Way
Even Sony can't avoid these ultra-liberal times: they have revealed a new "green" system that draws less power will be here for the holiday season.--6/28/2008 10:59:11 AM--
3254 days, 15 hours, 44 minutes old - 26 comments

Diablo III Announced, Next-Gen Consoles Left Out
Blizzard has finally revealed that they are working on the long-awaited third entry, but not surprisingly, it'll be limited to the PC/Mac platform.--6/28/2008 10:46:10 AM--
3254 days, 15 hours, 57 minutes old - 29 comments

PS3 Preview: Shaun White Snowboarding
Shaun White returns to videogaming, but this time as a Ubisoft franchise. Take a look at the first details of the upcoming snowboarding game. --6/28/2008 9:44:52 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Rock Revolution
Konami is getting in on the rock star action with an all new rhythm franchise, and it looks very promising. --6/28/2008 9:44:52 AM--
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Editorial: Top Spin 3 Strokes A Winner
Top Spin 3 takes another valiant step in the direction of realism, accuracy and overall authenticity. It comes up shy again, but it's still a great effort that shouldn't be missed by any tennis fan.--6/27/2008 10:04:11 PM--
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RSV2 Gets "Fan Pack" DLC In July
If you're one of the couple million who have already invested in the fun-in-Vegas entertainment offered by this one, you'll be happy with this DLC.--6/27/2008 10:01:53 PM--
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3D Realms: DNF Development "Swimming Along Nicely"
According to 3D Realms' Scott Miller, E3 is "irrelevant" and development on Duke Nukem Forever is "swimming along nicely." ...we've heard that before.--6/27/2008 9:45:56 PM--
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--6/27/2008 11:19:35 AM--

June 27th, 2008

Last Updated 3255 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes ago

PlayStation-Branded Bluetooth Headeset Confirmed
Sony has officially revealed the PlayStation Bluetooth headset, which is set to arrive with SOCOM Confrontation in September. It's a sleek unit!--6/27/2008 11:19:35 AM--
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New Tales PS3 Title Unveiled In July?
We had heard whispers of a new game in the Tales RPG series coming to the PS3, and now, it seems they have an announcement planned for next month.--6/27/2008 11:08:03 AM--
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Sony Officially Reveals Downloadable Movie Service For PS3
This is one of the most significant announcements of the new generation; perhaps in the industry's history. Downloadable movies are coming to the PS3!--6/27/2008 10:51:24 AM--
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Duke Nukem Forever A No-Show At E3
Oh, surprise, surprise. Duke Nukem Forever won't be at this year's E3, despite the apparently non-existent title breaking back into the news in 2008.--6/26/2008 10:22:32 PM--
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The Force Unleashed Progress Hurt By LucasArts Layoffs?
According to a former employee, the recent round of layoffs have put a big crimp in the development process of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.--6/26/2008 10:04:37 PM--
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Hirai: MGS4 Caused PS3 Sales Spike
It's not exactly a huge shock, but PlayStation president Kaz Hirai has revealed that Metal Gear Solid 4 has generated a big surge in hardware sales.--6/26/2008 9:53:28 PM--
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--6/26/2008 4:58:23 PM--

June 26th, 2008

Last Updated 3256 days, 9 hours, 45 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3
The third entry in Capcom's old-school run-and-gun arcade shooter has arrived to the PlayStation Network. For $10, Capcom is offering gamers one very solid treat.--6/26/2008 4:58:23 PM--
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Hirai Presents "Life With PlayStation"
You've never seen weather like this before! ...we're trying to get exited about this new application, but while nifty, it kinda makes us go, "meh."--6/26/2008 1:33:12 PM--
3256 days, 13 hours, 10 minutes old - 22 comments

Senator Slossberg Responds To Supposed GTAIV Rape Issue
This news prompted quite the response from gamers when it hit the Internet yesterday, but as it turns out, the initial report misrepresented Slossberg's comments. It's a non-issue, folks.--6/26/2008 12:37:36 PM--
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White Knight Story Pops Up In Japan
Ever since its unveiling at TGS 2006, RPG fans have been wondering what happened to this one...but it has reappeared in Japan with a release window.--6/26/2008 11:05:20 AM--
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Rumor: Firmware 2.40 Release Date
It's still not official, but one source says we will get the official announcement and video walkthrough on the 30th, with 2.40 on the following Monday.--6/26/2008 10:48:56 AM--
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Sacred 2: Fallen Angel Announced For PlayStation 3
There is at least one promising RPG headed our way this year, and it's Ascaron Entertainment's Sacred 2. Better yet, we're getting the best version!--6/26/2008 10:34:46 AM--
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PS3 Review: Top Spin 3
Have 2K Sports and PAM served up an ace for tennis fans to check out? Our review of Top Spin 3 tells you whether or not you should spend your money on this one. --6/25/2008 10:55:25 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Great stuff here: two creepy trailers for Dead Space, followed by more vids for Metal Gear Online, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, NCAA Football 09, Fracture, Alone in the Dark, Battlefield: Bad Company and more!--6/25/2008 10:28:20 PM--
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Rumored GTAIV Rape Scene Concerns Connecticut Senator
This might actually be an issue of some note if there was some basis for concern. But as far as we can tell, there ISN'T any rape scene in GTAIV!--6/25/2008 10:25:57 PM--
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Eternal Sonata PS3 Detailed For Japan
Namco Bandai has confirmed that this RPG - formerly exclusive to the Xbox 360 - will release in Japan on September 18. ...no other regions mentioned.--6/25/2008 10:10:47 PM--
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Sony: "Live-Like" Content Coming To PlayStation 3 Software
The PlayStation Network is catching up to Live in terms of overall functionality, and more "Live-like" features are already being built into PS3 games.--6/25/2008 9:51:05 PM--
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--6/25/2008 1:20:02 PM--

June 25th, 2008

Last Updated 3257 days, 13 hours, 23 minutes ago

In-Game XMB Features Revealed?
It isn't here yet, but it should be soon. And the rumored list of features for the in-game XMB has been circulating; it offers plenty of new options!--6/25/2008 1:20:02 PM--
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SOE: PS3 Is Primed For The MMO
Sony Online Entertainment says the next wave of MMOs you'll see will be for the PC and PS3; the latter platform is officially a prime target for devs.--6/25/2008 11:00:40 AM--
3257 days, 15 hours, 43 minutes old - 8 comments

EA: Ratings Proposal Will Create Game Delays In UK
The Byron Review proposes several changes in the UK ratings system, but EA says the extra layer of administration will cause more game delays.--6/25/2008 10:47:43 AM--
3257 days, 15 hours, 56 minutes old - 8 comments

Sony Delivers New inFamous Details
Sucker Punch's new PlayStation 3 IP is looking quite interesting, as new details from Sony and a cover feature in Game Informer have opened our eyes.--6/25/2008 10:32:08 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09
Tiger's real season is over, but his virtual season has yet to begin. See what this year's entry offers, and why it's great for real-life duffers.--6/24/2008 10:26:31 PM--
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Sony Stresses Continued Focus On PSP
Sony has admitted they need to focus more on the handheld, and in pursuing more third-party devs, they have asked for "cheaper, quicker" games.--6/24/2008 10:24:34 PM--
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Kratos To Slash Into Soul Calibur IV?
We thought we had the full roster, but could Sony and Namco have one final surprise up their sleeve for PS3 owners? The surprise's name: KRATOS!--6/24/2008 10:11:47 PM--
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Ubisoft: More "Anticipation" Needed For Assassin's Creed Sequel
Assassin's Creed 2 isn't automatic by any means, so it's up to the fans to request the sequel. Stand up and be counted if you want this to happen!--6/24/2008 9:58:50 PM--
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--6/24/2008 1:24:09 PM--

June 24th, 2008

Last Updated 3258 days, 13 hours, 19 minutes ago

Network Maintenance And PS3 Firmware 2.40 Unrelated
When the Network goes back online in a few hours, you won't find any in-game XMB or trophy support. Sony has confirmed that this isn't firmware 2.40.--6/24/2008 1:24:09 PM--
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MGS4's First Week In Europe: One Million+ Sold
It didn't take very long for Metal Gear Solid 4 to hit the million mark in Europe; in fact, it took about 7 days. MGS4 is a global smash hit!--6/24/2008 10:51:16 AM--
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God Of War III To Attend E3?
SCEA has already revealed their list of E3 games, and God of War III wasn't among them. But a European source claims Kratos will indeed crash the party.--6/24/2008 10:40:14 AM--
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EA Confirms Five Total Battlefields
Battlefield: Bad Company releases in just a few days, but EA has announced today that it's only the beginning. They're planning to do four more!--6/24/2008 10:26:42 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Sonic Unleashed
We know what you're thinking, guys. But honestly, this game is actually looking to end up being great and a return to glory for the franchise. --6/23/2008 10:26:54 PM--
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PS3 Preview: NCAA Football 09
This isn't just another simulator, as EA is working to make this year's NCAA Football installment more accessible for a wider group of gamers.--6/23/2008 10:26:25 PM--
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Rumor: Team ICO Next-Gen Project In August GamePro
GamePro says we can expect a "truly...colossal secret" to arrive in their August issue, but what does that mean? A Shadow of the Colossus sequel?--6/23/2008 10:23:24 PM--
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MGS4 PS3 Bundles Return Soon
A whole lot of people missed out on picking up the Limited Edition Metal Gear Solid 4 PlayStation 3 bundle, but don't worry; you'll get another chance!--6/23/2008 10:08:14 PM--
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In-Game XMB And Trophies Coming With Today's Maintenance?
Sony is bringing down the Store and Network today for 6 hours for maintenance. ...are they bringing us the in-game XMB and trophy support now?--6/23/2008 9:55:50 PM--
3259 days, 4 hours, 48 minutes old - 18 comments

--6/23/2008 6:20:26 PM--

June 23rd, 2008

Last Updated 3259 days, 8 hours, 23 minutes ago

Call Of Duty Worldwide Reveal Trailer Goes Live
They keep pouring on the Call of Duty: World at War details, and the last bit for today comes in the form of a great new trailer! Check this out.--6/23/2008 6:20:26 PM--
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New Grand Theft Auto IV Patch Fixes Multiplayer Issues
Many players have complained of several significant multiplayer problems with GTAIV, and now, Rockstar has released a patch to deal with them.--6/23/2008 1:29:59 PM--
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World At War Multiplayer Revealed
It'll take some doing to convince Modern Warfare fans that Call of Duty: World at War will be just as good if not better, but the devs are gonna try.--6/23/2008 10:57:50 AM--
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MGS4 Featured In The New York Times
You can't get much more mainstream than the Times, and while they've screwed up before when it comes to the industry, this feature seems worthy.--6/23/2008 10:41:06 AM--
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MGS4 Database Hits Europe June 26
The Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Database only came to the US and Japanese Stores last week, but it's coming to Europe this week.--6/23/2008 10:26:57 AM--
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Track List For Guitar Hero: Aerosmith
The game hits store shelves in only one week's time, and inside you will find the full list of 41 tracks. Remember, it's not just about Aerosmith...--6/22/2008 10:34:30 PM--
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MGS4 Boosts PlayStation 3 To Top of Japanese Charts
Japan has responded well to Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the patriots (big surprise), and as a result, PlayStation 3 sales have skyrocketed.--6/22/2008 10:21:53 PM--
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Rumor: Christian Bale To Play Snake
The Dark Knight hits theaters soon, and we're thinking Bale would make an excellent Solid Snake. It's only a rumor, but it could be very good news!--6/22/2008 10:07:21 PM--
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June 22nd, 2008

Last Updated 3261 days, 4 hours, 4 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 22
I'm sick of the lack of Final Fantasy XIII news (just give us a VAGUE date!), 2K is doing the right thing with Bioshock PS3, and I pick up the Essential Collection to prepare myself correctly for MGS4.--6/21/2008 10:39:16 PM--
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--6/21/2008 4:16:38 PM--

June 21st, 2008

Last Updated 3261 days, 10 hours, 27 minutes ago

EA's Slate Of E3 Titles Revealed
EA will be presenting a goodly number of titles at this year's E3, and we'll get to see games like Mirror's Edge and all of 2009's EA Sports games.--6/21/2008 4:16:38 PM--
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Yahoo: PS3 Sales Rising, 360 Dropping
According to a Yahoo! Tech representative, PlayStation 3 sales are on the way up while Xbox 360 sales are falling off. Sony continues to surge!--6/21/2008 4:05:20 PM--
3261 days, 10 hours, 38 minutes old - 22 comments

Editorial: Should Sony Buy Exclusives?
Microsoft doesn't have any problem with the practice, but Sony seems to be opposed to it. Should they be? What's better for the industry in the long run?--6/20/2008 9:52:12 PM--
3262 days, 4 hours, 51 minutes old - 25 comments

Disgaea 3 Priced At $50, Music CD Comes With Pre-Order
Nippon Ichi is giving a nod to all you hardcore gamers out there by knocking $10 off the price of Disgaea 3, plus letting you vote for a bonus music CD!--6/20/2008 9:48:53 PM--
3262 days, 4 hours, 55 minutes old - 6 comments

Sony: Digital To Replace Disc Format
They may be pushing Blu-Ray pretty hard, but at the same time, Sony says the disc format for games will "fall;" the future sits with digital delivery.--6/20/2008 9:36:58 PM--
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--6/20/2008 7:47:30 PM--

June 20th, 2008

Last Updated 3262 days, 6 hours, 56 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Overlord: Raising Hell
Enhanced over its Xbox 360 counterpart, we take a look at the PlayStation 3 version of Overlord. You may want to save up your pennies for the game's release next week, folks. --6/20/2008 7:47:30 PM--
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BBC: Lack Of Properly Trained Game Designers In UK
It seems the UK is suffering from a lack of qualified individuals to take up position in the video game industry. Part of the blame falls to game development schools; apparently, they're just not doing the job.--6/20/2008 1:38:37 PM--
3262 days, 13 hours, 5 minutes old - 5 comments

MGS4 Database Misses Europe
Sorry, no matter how hard you look, you won't find it, Euro gamers. The MGS4 Database - probably due to language issues - ain't on the Euro Store.--6/20/2008 10:53:23 AM--
3262 days, 15 hours, 50 minutes old - 8 comments

Rumor: Infinity Ward To Announce Sci-Fi Game At E3
This rumor says that the makers of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare are working on a new next-gen sci-fi title, and they "may or may not" reveal it at E3.--6/20/2008 10:42:28 AM--
3262 days, 16 hours, 1 minute old - 5 comments

Ubisoft: "Something Special Planned" For Prince Of Persia PS3
Ubisoft is running a poll asking gamers to vote for one of three new Xbox 360 achievements for the game, but the PS3 isn't getting left out.--6/20/2008 10:27:49 AM--
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Rumor: FFXIII Hits Japan In December
An EA employee with supposed inside information claims that Final Fantasy XIII will release in Japan this December, with a playable demo set for TGS 2008.--6/19/2008 10:39:54 PM--
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Capcom To Add More White Individuals In Resident Evil 5?
It appears Capcom doesn't like being called racist, so they're bowing to the pressure and including more white people/zombies in Resident Evil 5.--6/19/2008 10:26:47 PM--
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Sony To "Clamp Down" On PSP Pirates
Sony admits there is a "global piracy problem" on the PSP, but they're aware of it, they know how it's done, and they're going to put a stop to it.--6/19/2008 10:12:46 PM--
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June 19th, 2008

Last Updated 3263 days, 10 hours, 43 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Top Spin 3 (Hands-on)
We go hands-on with the final build of 2K's Top Spin 3, and we deliver the good word to you. Should tennis fans be excited? Read on. --6/19/2008 4:00:07 PM--
3263 days, 10 hours, 43 minutes old - 3 comments

PS3 Preview: MotorStorm: Pacific Rift
One of the PlayStation 3's earliest successes is getting a huge sequel later this year. Take a look at what you need to know about this tropical follow-up. --6/19/2008 4:00:07 PM--
3263 days, 10 hours, 43 minutes old - 2 comments

Interview: Jason "Jace" Hall
The Jace Hall Show is five minutes of gaming culture entertainment; it's a unique idea designed to cater to a very wide audience, and the host is a well-known name in Hollywood and the gaming industry.--6/19/2008 3:28:50 PM--
3263 days, 11 hours, 15 minutes old - 0 comments

New Downloadable Content For Pain
Sony has tossed up new content for this downloadable solo beat-'em-up title, and this just adds more incentive for PS3 owners to give Pain a try.--6/19/2008 1:26:26 PM--
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FFXIII Confirmed For E3, FF Versus XIII Delay Untrue
It seems Square-Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy XIII will make an appearance at E3 this year, and the FF Versus XIII "push back" rumor is false.--6/19/2008 10:33:03 AM--
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Capcom: Microsoft Didn't Buy RE5
And what we mean by that is, of course, that the rumors stating that Microsoft had bought timed exclusivity for Resident Evil 5 are untrue. Thankfully.--6/19/2008 10:46:04 AM--
3263 days, 15 hours, 57 minutes old - 5 comments

Killzone 2 Heads EGM E3 Issue
The next EGM is the special E3 issue, and Killzone 2 is on the cover! More info in there, obviously, and could it be the biggest game of the show?--6/19/2008 10:16:45 AM--
3263 days, 16 hours, 27 minutes old - 9 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
Since when do we have sexy videos for Metal Gear Solid 4? Well, we do; two of 'em, and we also have others for NBA Live 09, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09, Team Fortress 2 and Vampire Rain: Altered Species.--6/18/2008 10:37:34 PM--
3264 days, 4 hours, 6 minutes old

PSP Videos Updated
This latest batch is worth your time: it includes two new videos for the upcoming Secret Agent Clank, plus previews for Valhalla Knights 2, Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2, Yggdra Union and PyroBlazer.--6/18/2008 10:32:49 PM--
3264 days, 4 hours, 11 minutes old

Godfather II To Feature RTS Elements?
EA has said there may be a few RTS elements in The Godfather II: The Game, which means it could be an action/strategy hybrid. Sounds interesting, yes?--6/18/2008 10:30:17 PM--
3264 days, 4 hours, 13 minutes old - 3 comments

Sony Dress-ing Up The PlayStation 3
Ever want to go virtual clothes shopping on your PS3? ...well, maybe not, but for all you shopaholics out there, Sony presents you with "Dress."--6/18/2008 10:14:07 PM--
3264 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes old - 4 comments

Metal Gear Solid 4 Database Downloadable Today On PSN
Surprise! It's the MGS4 Database, and it's designed specifically for all you hardcore fans of the long-running and critically acclaimed series.--6/18/2008 10:00:51 PM--
3264 days, 4 hours, 43 minutes old - 9 comments

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June 18th, 2008

Last Updated 3264 days, 13 hours, 5 minutes ago

New Driver In Development At Ubisoft
It debuted over a decade ago on the PlayStation, and while it hasn't been too great recently, we're hoping this new Driver will restore lost glory.--6/18/2008 1:38:33 PM--
3264 days, 13 hours, 5 minutes old - 11 comments

Need For Speed Undercover Revealed
It seems EA is working on this new installment in the esteemed Need for Speed franchise; here's hoping we hear more about it at this year's E3.--6/18/2008 11:09:00 AM--
3264 days, 15 hours, 34 minutes old - 5 comments

Finalized Details For Square-Enix Party
We knew what projects were scheduled, and now we know the dates for this event, plus which titles will be playable... FFXIII isn't one of them, sadly.--6/18/2008 10:49:48 AM--
3264 days, 15 hours, 54 minutes old - 2 comments

In-Game XMB And Trophies Confirmed For PS3 Update 2.40
Rumors are just rumors, but Sony has confirmed that these two much-anticipated features will indeed be coming to the PS3 with firmware update 2.40.--6/18/2008 10:26:48 AM--
3264 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes old - 20 comments

PS3 Preview: The Wheelman
Due to the success of Chronicles of Riddick by Vin Diesel's Tigon Studios, we have high hopes for their next ambitious and unique project, The Wheelman.--6/17/2008 10:24:35 PM--
3265 days, 4 hours, 19 minutes old - 4 comments

SCEA's Confirmed E3 Titles
Yeah, GTAIV and MGS4 are already out, but there are several huge games coming within the next year. Some of them are on SCEA's E3 list, too.--6/17/2008 10:22:33 PM--
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The Last Remnant PS3 Delay Explained
Most predicted it, but Square-Enix has come right out and said it: the Unreal Engine caused the delay of the PS3 version. ...we're not surprised.--6/17/2008 10:08:47 PM--
3265 days, 4 hours, 35 minutes old - 16 comments

MGS4 Generated "Minimal Spike" In PS3 UK Sales
Even though it sits at the top of the software charts in the region, Metal Gear Solid 4 had only a minimal impact on PlayStation 3 hardware sales.--6/17/2008 9:58:34 PM--
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June 17th, 2008

Last Updated 3265 days, 13 hours ago

Crackle Presents The Jace Hall Show
It's another one of those shows designed for modern gamers who love to see Hollywood cross paths with the gaming industry. Worth checking out!--6/17/2008 1:43:39 PM--
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Voice Of Sam Fisher Leaves Ubisoft?
Michael Ironside, the voice behind Splinter Cell's head man, Sam Fisher, is apparently annoyed with Ubisoft and the feeling appears to be mutual.--6/17/2008 11:01:47 AM--
3265 days, 15 hours, 42 minutes old - 6 comments

MGS4 Is Best-Selling PS3 Title In Japan
According to Enterbrain sales numbers for the 4-day Metal Gear Solid 4 launch span, it is now the best-selling PS3 title in Japan. It even topped MGS2.--6/17/2008 10:48:26 AM--
3265 days, 15 hours, 55 minutes old - 4 comments

First-Ever World At War Gameplay To Debut On GTTV
We're getting a look at the fifth Call of Duty a lot sooner than expected, and it's dropping on GameTrailers TV this Friday. In-game = worthwhile footage.--6/17/2008 10:29:45 AM--
3265 days, 16 hours, 14 minutes old - 4 comments

Rumor: Exclusive Bioshock PS3 Details
They're not confirmed, but this new set of details exclusive to the PS3 version includes a new 6-minute intro video, better graphics and lesser load times, trophies, a whole new level, and more!--6/16/2008 10:21:12 PM--
3266 days, 4 hours, 22 minutes old - 10 comments

Yoshida: Third-Party Developers Will Favor PS3 In 2009
New Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida believes third-party developers will begin to favor the PS3 next year, resulting in better multiplats.--6/16/2008 10:08:14 PM--
3266 days, 4 hours, 35 minutes old - 13 comments

Sony Reveals PSP Firmware 4.00
Firmware update 4.00 is "coming soon," and according to Sony, it will bring us Google search capability and a Video Speed option. Good stuff!--6/16/2008 9:54:28 PM--
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June 16th, 2008

Last Updated 3266 days, 13 hours, 10 minutes ago

MGS4: Second-Fastest Selling PS3 Game In UK
According to the latest Chart Track numbers, Metal Gear Solid 4 has topped the UK weekly sales list, and is now the second-fastest selling PS3 title.--6/16/2008 1:33:26 PM--
3266 days, 13 hours, 10 minutes old - 3 comments

Sony Tops "Most Innovative" Survey
A recent survey of the "most and least innovative brands" according to consumers has placed Sony in the very top slot, ahead of MS and the big "N."--6/16/2008 11:00:04 AM--
3266 days, 15 hours, 43 minutes old - 6 comments

Lack Of Online Doomed Eight Days
It isn't the only reason for the cancellation move, of course, but the lack of online play definitely contributed to Eight Days' demise.--6/16/2008 10:42:21 AM--
3266 days, 16 hours, 1 minute old - 7 comments

Sony Prepping Revolutionary Motion-Sensing PS3 Controller
Not long after the arrival of the Dual Shock 3, it seems Sony has a whole new design in mind, and it's a nod towards the Wii's capabilities.--6/16/2008 10:28:21 AM--
3266 days, 16 hours, 15 minutes old - 25 comments

Crytek Seeking PSP Programmer
No, Crysis probably won't come to the PSP, but Crytek certainly seems to be planning a project for Sony's handheld according to a job listing.--6/15/2008 11:13:38 PM--
3267 days, 3 hours, 30 minutes old - 7 comments

MGS4 Review Controversy Continues
So those critics who tossed out an 8 are catching some heavy flak, and one of them has responded. But even so, there are two sides to every story...--6/15/2008 10:58:04 PM--
3267 days, 3 hours, 45 minutes old - 25 comments

Pachter: Console Sales Fine, But Predicts Holiday Price Cut
Analyst Michael Pachter says console sales are just fine for now, but we can expect a price drop for the PS3 and Xbox 360 for the holidays this year.--6/15/2008 10:39:17 PM--
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June 15th, 2008

Last Updated 3268 days, 4 hours, 43 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
The finale of the Metal Gear Solid saga is here. Is this the greatest entry the series has seen? Is it one of the best games of the past decade? Hmmm...--6/14/2008 10:00:04 PM--
3268 days, 4 hours, 43 minutes old - 46 comments

Ben's Week In Review: June 15
I find the lure of MGS4 may be too great to ignore, I love Afrika's originality but question the audience size, and EA finally wants to regain our trust.--6/14/2008 11:05:46 PM--
3268 days, 3 hours, 38 minutes old - 6 comments

PS3 Screenshots Updated
Here's a nice set for all the sports fans out there: Madden NFL 09, NBA 2K9, NHL 09 and Shaun White Snowboarding, plus more for IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, Splatterhouse, 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand, Dark Void and Spider-Man: Web of Shadows.--6/14/2008 10:24:06 PM--
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June 14th, 2008

Last Updated 3268 days, 14 hours, 10 minutes ago

Full Afrika Details Discovered
Afrika has been a mystery for a long time, but Sony has moved forward with the unveiling process, and we now have plenty of info. Check it out!--6/14/2008 12:33:04 PM--
3268 days, 14 hours, 10 minutes old - 15 comments

Peter Moore: "EA Big Will Go Away"
Moore has revealed that EA will be abandoning their EA Big label at some point; those "Street" games just don't fit into "long-term plans."--6/14/2008 10:57:56 AM--
3268 days, 15 hours, 46 minutes old - 8 comments

Game Creator Talks Siren: Blood Curse
The game's creator answers a ton of questions and offers a lot of great info on the upcoming SIREN: Blood Curse. It's a must-read for fans of the genre.--6/14/2008 12:12:01 AM--
3269 days, 2 hours, 31 minutes old - 1 comment

Editorial: What IS Square-Enix Doing?
We understand the attempt at expanding westward and appealing to a whole new audience of gamers, but it seems Square-Enix ain't doin' it right.--6/13/2008 11:56:26 PM--
3269 days, 2 hours, 47 minutes old - 16 comments

MGS4 Review Score Discrepancies?
Has anyone else noticed that there isn't a huge consensus when it comes to Metal Gear Solid 4? A bunch of 8s here, and over there, a bunch of 10s...--6/13/2008 11:53:24 PM--
3269 days, 2 hours, 50 minutes old - 37 comments

Wal-Mart $100 Blu-Ray Gift Card Drives PlayStation 3 Sales
Over this past week, Wal-Mart has been offering a $100 gift card for a Blu-Ray player, and one source claims the popular choice has been the PS3.--6/13/2008 11:42:28 PM--
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June 13th, 2008

Last Updated 3269 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes ago

CoD5 Must "Redefine The Genre"
A lot of gamers aren't too keen on the idea of returning to a WWII setting in Call of Duty 5, but Treyarch seems to understand the level of quality we came to expect with Modern Warfare.--6/13/2008 1:12:40 PM--
3269 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes old - 29 comments

Bioshock PS3 Set For November 4?
Previously scheduled for "October 2008," one source claims the exact release date for Bioshock will be November 4, 2008. Let's hope it's accurate.--6/13/2008 10:59:12 AM--
3269 days, 15 hours, 44 minutes old - 4 comments

MGS4: "Only The Beginning" Of Great PS3 Exclusives
Sony's Scott Steinberg has said that Metal Gear Solid 4 is just one of the first in a long line of promising PS3 exclusives, some of which are set for this year.--6/13/2008 10:49:03 AM--
3269 days, 15 hours, 54 minutes old - 8 comments

Crisis Core In Europe: "Biggest PSP Release This Year"
This blockbuster drops in Europe on Friday, June 20, and Square-Enix is prepared to push the hell out of it. They've got a huge marketing campaign...--6/13/2008 10:36:16 AM--
3269 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes old - 2 comments

PS3 Preview: Project Origin
This dark and creepy FPS is, for all intents and purposes, the sequel to F.E.A.R. However, PS3 owners are hoping this one turns out a little better.--6/12/2008 10:42:58 PM--
3270 days, 4 hours, 1 minute old - 3 comments

What's In A Name: Titles vs. Critics
MGS4 is out, and even though it's dragging down big scores, doesn't the name itself prompt big sales? Does name recognition override critic evaluation?--6/12/2008 10:40:30 PM--
3270 days, 4 hours, 3 minutes old - 14 comments

Tretton Responds To May NPD Results
Not long after the NPD released their May findings, SCEA's Jack Tretton has responded. Not surprisingly, it's a very positive statement.--6/12/2008 10:24:08 PM--
3270 days, 4 hours, 19 minutes old - 3 comments

NPD May 08: PlayStation 3 Outsells X360, Wii Rocks Chart
The PlayStation 3 continues to outperform the Xbox 360 in nearly every region. See just how large the gap in sales was for May 2008. --6/12/2008 10:06:53 PM--
3270 days, 4 hours, 37 minutes old - 13 comments

Madden's 20th Anniversary Press Event: PlayStation Exclusive
Well, this is interesting: EA Sports will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of Madden, and apparently, it will be a Sony-exclusive event. Hmm...--6/12/2008 10:06:07 PM--
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June 12th, 2008

Last Updated 3270 days, 13 hours, 19 minutes ago

Chrono Trigger Sequel Very Unlikely
Due to "politics" and a variety of other reasons, it seems less and less likely that another Chrono will grace the PS3. The series may be over.--6/12/2008 1:24:23 PM--
3270 days, 13 hours, 19 minutes old - 11 comments

MotorStorm: Pacific Rift: PS3 Ability, New Details, Multiplayer
We have more details on the progress of this sequel, as the game's creative director praises the PS3 and reveals new improvements and features.--6/12/2008 11:07:13 AM--
3270 days, 15 hours, 36 minutes old - 5 comments

PlayStation Blog Turns One, Looks To Add European Content
Believe it or not, the official PlayStation blog celebrates its first birthday today, and they clearly plan to include more info for Euro readers.--6/12/2008 10:51:58 AM--
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Capcom Reveals E3 2008 Lineup
This year's "big 3" from Capcom is here: Resident Evil 5, Street Fighter IV, and Bionic Commando. There are also two mystery projects on tap for the show.--6/12/2008 10:37:09 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We celebrate the launch of Metal Gear Solid 4 with two new videos, and we have more for Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice, GRiD, The Last Remnant, Overlord: Raising Hell, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09, etc.--6/11/2008 10:24:21 PM--
3271 days, 4 hours, 19 minutes old

MGS4 Midnight Madness At GameStop
When you're the only retailer on earth that has a Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 bundle - save a certain publisher's online store - things can get tricky...--6/11/2008 10:05:22 PM--
3271 days, 4 hours, 38 minutes old - 22 comments

EA Sued Over NFL Exclusivity Rights
Annoyed that EA landed the exclusive rights to feature NFL-licensed material in their games? Well, that's nothing; these gamers sued!--6/11/2008 10:20:13 PM--
3271 days, 4 hours, 23 minutes old - 12 comments

MGS3 PSP Rumor Shot Down
"Metal Gear Solid 3: Revolver Ocelot" sounds like a fantastic name for a new MGS title on the PSP, but Ryan Payton says it just doesn't exist.--6/11/2008 9:52:16 PM--
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June 11th, 2008

Last Updated 3271 days, 12 hours, 50 minutes ago

MGS4: A True Revolution In Gaming?
Metal Gear Solid 4 is here, and we ponder its impact on the industry. Perhaps it's not necessarily the gameplay, but the structure and presentation that will make this masterpiece revolutionary...--6/11/2008 1:53:28 PM--
3271 days, 12 hours, 50 minutes old - 20 comments

PS3 Review: GRID
Has Codemasters finally delivered a racing game that's worthy of the hype? Should Need for Speed be worried? Yep.--6/11/2008 1:48:14 PM--
3271 days, 12 hours, 55 minutes old - 10 comments

FFXIII Set For Private Square-Enix Event In August
It may not come to this year's E3 in July, but Final Fantasy XIII IS slated to make an appearance at Square-Enix's private "DK S 3713" event in August.--6/11/2008 10:57:56 AM--
3271 days, 15 hours, 46 minutes old - 9 comments

Two New PS3 Bundles For Europe
If Metal Gear Solid 4 isn't your bag, you may want to look into two other PlayStation 3 bundles that are hitting this Friday for Europe.--6/11/2008 10:45:45 AM--
3271 days, 15 hours, 58 minutes old - 5 comments

Resistance 2 Video Premieres On GTTV This Friday
You knew it was coming, and now we have the exact details: this Friday, 1:00 a.m. ET, exclusively on GTTV on Spike TV. It'll be 7 minutes of FUN!--6/11/2008 10:27:09 AM--
3271 days, 16 hours, 16 minutes old - 6 comments

PS3 Preview: Disgaea 3: Absence Of Justice
This series always features some of the deepest and most intricate strat/RPG experiences in game history, and the third entry will be the biggest yet.--6/10/2008 10:27:32 PM--
3272 days, 4 hours, 16 minutes old - 3 comments

Jack Black Drops Mini-Plug For Schafer's Brutal Legend
Actor Jack Black was stylin' this Brutal Legend t-shirt at the MTV Movie Awards; he's going to be a voice in the game, and it's "coming someday."--6/10/2008 10:25:36 PM--
3272 days, 4 hours, 18 minutes old - 1 comment

No Final Fantasy XIII Demo For E3
Regardless of what you may have heard, Square-Enix says they have no plans to show off a new demo - playable or otherwise - at this year's E3. Damn.--6/10/2008 10:11:27 PM--
3272 days, 4 hours, 32 minutes old - 7 comments

GTAIV Doesn't Spark Hardware Spike
Grand Theft Auto IV broke just about every sales record there is, but strangely enough, analysts believe it didn't cause hardware sales to spike.--6/10/2008 9:59:30 PM--
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June 10th, 2008

Last Updated 3272 days, 13 hours, 8 minutes ago

Rumor: MGS Comes To PSN In July?
Konami's massive franchise continues to dominate the news, and the latest rumor is a big one: the original Metal Gear Solid may come to the PSN next month!--6/10/2008 1:35:45 PM--
3272 days, 13 hours, 8 minutes old - 17 comments

Square-Enix Siding With Microsoft?
The Last Remnant debuting first on the Xbox 360, Star Ocean 4 and Infinite Undiscovery exclusive to the 360...PS3 owners will call this madness!--6/10/2008 11:00:25 AM--
3272 days, 15 hours, 43 minutes old - 43 comments

Ubisoft Clarifies: We "Strongly Support The PSP"
After Ubisoft's UK managing director called the PSP "directionless," a company rep has clarified, saying they plan to release 12 PSP games this fiscal year.--6/10/2008 10:44:36 AM--
3272 days, 15 hours, 59 minutes old - 6 comments

New PSP MGS To Sneak Into E3?
The latest blip on the rumor radar involves a possible unveiling of a new PSP Metal Gear Solid - based on Revolver Ocelot - at next month's E3.--6/10/2008 10:32:08 AM--
3272 days, 16 hours, 11 minutes old - 2 comments

PS3 Review: Kung Fu Panda
'yawn' Another game based on a movie, and it's another failu-... Oh, wait! Wonder of wonders, this one is actually GOOD! Can it be...?--6/9/2008 10:44:16 PM--
3273 days, 3 hours, 59 minutes old - 9 comments

Online Petition For Assassin's Creed PSP Reaches 23,000 Sigs
If you want Assassin's Creed to go portable, you should add your name to the ever-growing list. Will it be enough for Ubisoft to respond...?--6/9/2008 10:42:00 PM--
3273 days, 4 hours, 1 minute old - 9 comments

Ready At Dawn Officially Drops PSP
According to an update at the developer's website, they have officially left the PSP behind and moved on. Well, you certainly made your mark, guys.--6/9/2008 10:29:24 PM--
3273 days, 4 hours, 14 minutes old - 2 comments

New Paradise Patch Features Custom Soundtracks For PS3
A new - and free - patch for Burnout Paradise will add three new Freeburn modes and 70 Freeburn challenges, plus custom soundtracks for PS3 users!--6/9/2008 10:16:20 PM--
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Install Times For MGS4 Discovered
Unlike any other title to date, Metal Gear Solid 4 will require more HDD installations during the game. But thankfully, they're only a combined 9 minutes.--6/9/2008 10:01:09 PM--
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June 9th, 2008

Last Updated 3273 days, 12 hours, 59 minutes ago

Cell Processor Drives Record-Breaking Supercomputer
We have a new record holder in the world of supercomputing, and to help it reach ridiculous petaflop speeds, Roadrunner uses the Cell processor.--6/9/2008 1:44:20 PM--
3273 days, 12 hours, 59 minutes old - 15 comments

LucasArts Lay-Offs Don't Affect Indy
They were forced to go through a round of lay-offs last week, but have no fear: that next-gen Indiana Jones game is safe; no worries there.--6/9/2008 11:06:22 AM--
3273 days, 15 hours, 37 minutes old - 2 comments

EA/DICE Working On Patch For Bad Company Demo
If you've downloaded the Battlefield: Bad Company demo, you probably noticed a few online issues, but they're workin' on it. Patch coming tomorrow.--6/9/2008 10:53:23 AM--
3273 days, 15 hours, 50 minutes old - 9 comments

Call Of Duty 5 Setting, Details Revealed
We are indeed going back to World War II, but there are some significant gameplay changes this time around. ...too bad the Xbox 360 is the lead console.--6/9/2008 10:36:59 AM--
3273 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes old - 24 comments

Crisis Core Limited Edition PSP Bundle Revealed For Europe
Well, that tears it, PAL gamers. This is one hell of a nice PSP package, and it's going to feature one of the best handheld games ever. Win-WIN.--6/8/2008 11:06:36 PM--
3274 days, 3 hours, 37 minutes old - 8 comments

Tech Specs Confirmed For MGS4
This scan from the back of the Limited Edition MGS4 box proves two things: the HDD required space is indeed 4.6GB, and the game supports up to 1080p.--6/8/2008 10:47:09 PM--
3274 days, 3 hours, 56 minutes old - 12 comments

Unreal Engine 4 Into "Full Development" This Year?
The third installment of the Unreal Engine has been doing very well this generation, and it seems the fourth is being prepped for the next generation.--6/8/2008 10:30:05 PM--
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June 8th, 2008

Last Updated 3275 days, 4 hours, 5 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
The good name of Quake isn't exactly ruined, but if it wants to compete with Unreal Tournament again, we're going to need a better effort than this.--6/7/2008 10:38:39 PM--
3275 days, 4 hours, 5 minutes old - 4 comments

Ben's Week In Review: June 8
The Metal Gear Solid 4 Konami/critic restriction rumors are all cleared up, I don't think the PSP is "directionless," and I may do something drastic...--6/7/2008 10:34:02 PM--
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June 7th, 2008

Last Updated 3275 days, 15 hours, 50 minutes ago

GRiD Skids Into Japan This Winter
So many games never made it out of Japan, but these days, certain big titles never make it IN. GRiD's a-coming, though, as Codemasters has revealed.--6/7/2008 10:53:29 AM--
3275 days, 15 hours, 50 minutes old - 1 comment

Rock Band 2 Concept Box Art Revealed
According to a recent consumer survey, we now have two possible box art concepts for Rock Band 2. We also have an early statement about this sequel.--6/7/2008 10:36:43 AM--
3275 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes old - 2 comments

Editorial: The Lure Of Multiplayer
The multiplayer attraction is stronger than ever these days, and it makes sense. But I will always prefer a memorable single-player campaign; it remains this hobby's bread and butter for me.--6/6/2008 9:59:01 PM--
3276 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes old - 7 comments

GameStop Slashes Haze Price, Down To $40 This Week
That was FAST. Haze must not be selling very well - and rightly so - but GameStop is hoping to change that when they drop the price this coming week.--6/6/2008 9:56:58 PM--
3276 days, 4 hours, 47 minutes old - 6 comments

Sony Launches PlayStation-Edu
What is PlayStation-edu? It's an educational initiative by Sony where they will make PS2 and PSP development kids available to college students.--6/6/2008 9:54:54 PM--
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June 6th, 2008

Last Updated 3276 days, 13 hours, 16 minutes ago

Take-Two Quarterlies Surge, GTAIV Hits 8.5 Million Sold
Take-Two's quarterly findings greatly outstrip analyst expectations, and thanks to GTAIV, the publisher's revenue and net income increased dramatically.--6/6/2008 1:27:39 PM--
3276 days, 13 hours, 16 minutes old - 8 comments

Bioshock Set To Be A Trilogy
Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick has confirmed that there are plans for a third Bioshock, and it's set for release around the time of the movie.--6/6/2008 10:44:04 AM--
3276 days, 15 hours, 59 minutes old - 5 comments

Rumor: Firmware Update 2.40 Delayed
This rumor doesn't involve the in-game XMB or Trophies; it theorizes that update 2.40 won't make it for June and has been pushed back to next month.--6/6/2008 10:29:27 AM--
3276 days, 16 hours, 14 minutes old - 12 comments

MGS4 Official Strategy Guide Leaked
The official strategy guide has apparently been leaked to the Internet, as one source has posted up info and screens directly from the book.--6/6/2008 10:20:07 AM--
3276 days, 16 hours, 23 minutes old - 3 comments

Resistance 2 Gameplay Video Is Seven Minutes Long
The first gameplay footage for R2 will debut on Friday, June 13, and it's going to be a full 7 minutes long! We can't wait for a look at this one.--6/5/2008 10:20:28 PM--
3277 days, 4 hours, 23 minutes old - 10 comments

Kojima Productions Clarifies MGS4 Critic Restrictions
It took a little longer than anticipated, but one of Kojima's crew - Ryan Payton, of course - has cleared everything up concerning this topic.--6/5/2008 10:08:18 PM--
3277 days, 4 hours, 35 minutes old - 6 comments

John Mayer Takes Jab At Guitar Hero
Musician John Mayer says Guitar Hero was "devised to bring the guitar-playing experience to the masses without them having to put anything into it."--6/5/2008 9:52:15 PM--
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June 5th, 2008

Last Updated 3277 days, 13 hours, 5 minutes ago

L.A. Noire Falling Into Darkness?
Rockstar has once again tossed out the "no comment" remark on this promising PS3 title, and we're concerned that this could result in bad news.--6/5/2008 1:38:05 PM--
3277 days, 13 hours, 5 minutes old - 5 comments

90-Minute MGS4 Cut-Scenes A "Gross Exaggeration"
Yeah, we knew it. Ryan Payton has just debunked the 90-minute cut-scene rumor, calling it a "gross exaggeration." We're not surprised at ALL.--6/5/2008 11:07:06 AM--
3277 days, 15 hours, 36 minutes old - 9 comments

Payton: Avoid MGS4 Forum Threads For Next 7 Days
For some reason, Metal Gear Solid 4's assistant producer, Ryan Payton, issued a warning: he "guarantees" major spoilers will hit today. ...but why?--6/5/2008 10:48:46 AM--
3277 days, 15 hours, 55 minutes old - 8 comments

Ubisoft: PSP Is "Directionless"
Despite the PSP's recent resurgence, Ubisoft thinks Sony should give it more "direction." The poor thing is in "no man's land," apparently.--6/5/2008 10:36:44 AM--
3277 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes old - 17 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
Big names, sweet videos: we've got two for Street Fighter IV, plus more trailers and previews for Top Spin 3, Dark Void, Bionic Commando, Alone in the Dark, Resident Evil 5, Kung Fu Panda, and more.--6/4/2008 10:24:17 PM--
3278 days, 4 hours, 19 minutes old

Famitsu Gives Date, Details For Afrika
Well, it's an unconfirmed Japanese release date (August 28), and the "details" just tell us which camera views we can use. What kind of game IS this?--6/4/2008 10:21:41 PM--
3278 days, 4 hours, 22 minutes old - 5 comments

Red Alert 3 For PS3 Canceled?
Hey, where'd it go? GameStop has removed the PS3 version of Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 from their "coming soon" list, which doesn't bode well...--6/4/2008 10:10:57 PM--
3278 days, 4 hours, 33 minutes old - 3 comments

PlayStation 3 Filling Up Quickly With Mandatory HDD Installs
MGS4 will take up 4.6GB and we just found out that The Bourne Conspiracy will take up 5GB. ...doesn't this mean our hard drives will fill up fast?--6/4/2008 9:57:22 PM--
3278 days, 4 hours, 46 minutes old - 15 comments

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June 4th, 2008

Last Updated 3278 days, 13 hours, 7 minutes ago

Ted Price Issues Resistance 2 Details
During a live interview with Eurogamer today, Insomniac head man Ted Price has dropped all kinds of new info for Resistance 2. No loading times!--6/4/2008 1:36:13 PM--
3278 days, 13 hours, 7 minutes old - 14 comments

Kojima Graces Guinness World Records
We all know Hideo Kojima is a master, but now he has a couple more accolades: two MGS-related achievements that are Guinness World Records.--6/4/2008 10:57:01 AM--
3278 days, 15 hours, 46 minutes old - 10 comments

Sony Axes The Getaway, Eight Days
Today, SCEE has announced that they've stopped production on both The Getaway and Eight Days, so as to "reallocate resources" for other projects.--6/4/2008 10:44:09 AM--
3278 days, 15 hours, 59 minutes old - 8 comments

SCEA, SCEE Cements PS3 As In-Game Advertising Platform
Sony announced today that they have introduced the PS3 as a "dynamic in-game advertising platform," and they already have their first partner in IGA.--6/4/2008 10:31:27 AM--
3278 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes old - 16 comments

PSP Preview: Valhalla Knights 2
It's one of the most promising RPG releases of 2008 for the PSP, and we just had to take a closer look. Depth, customization, a cool story, and more!--6/3/2008 10:25:07 PM--
3279 days, 4 hours, 18 minutes old - 2 comments

Call Of Duty 4 Hits 10 Million Sold
This game just keeps selling and SELLING, and now, Infinity Ward has confirmed that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has topped 10 million units sold!--6/3/2008 10:23:19 PM--
3279 days, 4 hours, 20 minutes old - 8 comments

Meet The Bioshock PS3 Developers
2K games has multiple teams working on the PS3 version of Bioshock, and they introduce themselves over at the official PlayStation blog. Read up!--6/3/2008 10:07:07 PM--
3279 days, 4 hours, 36 minutes old - 2 comments

Backwards Compatibility Returns To 40GB PS3 This October?
It's a revival of an old rumor, although this one targets the current 40GB PS3. Could an October firmware update bring PS2 b/c back to the PS3?--6/3/2008 9:51:32 PM--
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June 3rd, 2008

Last Updated 3279 days, 13 hours, 12 minutes ago

Konami Didn't Impose MGS4 "Restrictions" On All Reviewers
While EGM says Konami asked them to keep certain topics a secret in their MGS4 review, other magazines are saying the publisher asked no such thing.--6/3/2008 1:31:55 PM--
3279 days, 13 hours, 12 minutes old - 2 comments

ESRB Rates Yakuza 2, Set For US
Well, it's about TIME. We were hoping to see this sequel arrive in North America at some point, and thanks to the ESRB, we now know it's coming.--6/3/2008 11:04:58 AM--
3279 days, 15 hours, 39 minutes old - 4 comments

Home Open Beta Still Set For 2008, Rollout Like Gmail
While the official unveiling of PlayStation Home won't be until 2009, the open beta is still set for 2008, and its launch will be "similar to Gmail's."--6/3/2008 10:49:02 AM--
3279 days, 15 hours, 54 minutes old - 6 comments

Sony Officially Announces Qore For PSN
We weren't quite sure what this was when we saw the trademark application, but now we know: it's a "monthly original program" covering everything PlayStation, with previews, news, media, and more. --6/3/2008 10:32:51 AM--
3279 days, 16 hours, 11 minutes old - 7 comments

Guitar Hero: Metallica Revealed
You didn't really think it would stop with Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, did you? Another legendary band is going to cash in on Activision's franchise.--6/2/2008 10:17:21 PM--
3280 days, 4 hours, 26 minutes old - 21 comments

Eternal Sonata PS3 Won't Leave Japan
Yes, the PlayStation 3 is finally getting Eternal Sonata, but according to Namco Bandai, it'll only be available in Japan. US RPG fans won't be happy.--6/2/2008 10:05:58 PM--
3280 days, 4 hours, 38 minutes old - 5 comments

Little MGS4 Marketing In US?
Newsweek's N'Gai Croal says we shouldn't expect much in the way of TV ads for Metal Gear Solid 4, and wonders if the PS3 user base might hamper sales...--6/2/2008 9:51:57 PM--
3280 days, 4 hours, 52 minutes old - 12 comments

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June 2nd, 2008

Last Updated 3280 days, 13 hours ago

Square-Enix Composer: No Musical Limitations On PS3
It seems all the best music is yet to come, as composers like Yoko Shimomura say the PlayStation 3 has "no limitations" in the area of musical ability.--6/2/2008 1:43:46 PM--
3280 days, 13 hours old - 5 comments

The Orange Box PS3: Gamers "Demand Equal Rights"
Playing The Orange Box PS3 online can be a major exercise in frustration, and many players are completely fed up. Enter this strongly-worded petition.--6/2/2008 11:04:14 AM--
3280 days, 15 hours, 39 minutes old - 8 comments

Hirai Addresses Reality Of Exclusives
The reality of the situation is simple: console exclusives are disappearing, and it's simply because publishers make more money with multiplat releases.--6/2/2008 10:49:24 AM--
3280 days, 15 hours, 54 minutes old - 4 comments

EGM Refuses To Score MGS4
Okay, things have gone wacky. Due to certain "limitations" Konami wanted EGM to impose on their comments, they decided not to review MGS4 at all.--6/2/2008 10:35:07 AM--
3280 days, 16 hours, 8 minutes old - 11 comments

PSXE Certainly Not Confirming State Of MGS4 Review Copies
We're not sure how our reply to a very simple question has gotten so blown out of proportion. We're not "confirming" anything about MGS4 review copies.--6/2/2008 12:58:14 AM--
3281 days, 1 hour, 45 minutes old - 0 comments

Mirror's Edge NOT Set For This Month
According to what is apparently a typo in a recent preview, some thought Mirror's Edge would come out this month. But EA has said this isn't the case.--6/1/2008 10:41:15 PM--
3281 days, 4 hours, 2 minutes old - 1 comment

Showdown Preview: Resistance 2 vs. Gears Of War 2
Oh, this is going to be loads of fun: the PS3's Resistance 2 vs. the Xbox 360's Gears of War 2. Here's a quick and early look at the competition!--6/1/2008 10:27:53 PM--
3281 days, 4 hours, 16 minutes old - 5 comments

PS3 Firmware 2.40 Set For June 18, In-Game XMB "Confirmed?"
Even though this rumor pops up for every firmware update, that in-game XMB might really arrive with 2.40. One source says it's confirmed for June 18.--6/1/2008 10:05:29 PM--
3281 days, 4 hours, 38 minutes old - 5 comments

Microsoft Paid For Bioshock Exclusivity
Was it because 2K had something against the PS3? Was it because they just couldn't do it on the PS3? Nope, it's just 'cuz Microsoft has deep pockets.--6/1/2008 9:54:21 PM--
3281 days, 4 hours, 49 minutes old - 3 comments

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June 1st, 2008

Last Updated 3282 days, 50 minutes ago

PS3 Review: UEFA Euro 2008
Does Euro 2008 sport any improvements over last year's FIFA game? Or is this just a re-branded package?--6/1/2008 1:53:07 AM--
3282 days, 50 minutes old - 0 comments

PS2 Review: Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Vol. 2
SNK's second American compilation release boasts, arguably, the three best Fatal Fury games. --6/1/2008 1:53:07 AM--
3282 days, 50 minutes old - 0 comments

PS2 Review: UEFA Euro 2008
Also, check out our PlayStation 2 review of Euro 2008, as well, and see how it holds up. --6/1/2008 1:53:07 AM--
3282 days, 50 minutes old - 0 comments

Ben's Week In Review: June 1
I sing the praises of Bioshock, question why Konami would ask reviewers not to mention cut-scene length, and wish I had more time for Ninja Gaiden II.--5/31/2008 11:44:03 PM--
3282 days, 2 hours, 59 minutes old - 0 comments

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