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--8/31/2008 7:10:30 PM--

August 31st, 2008

Last Updated 3190 days, 7 hours, 35 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour '09
The newest Tiger Woods offering delivers in spades, and fans of the franchise and sport will like what they see. --8/31/2008 7:10:30 PM--
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PS3 Review: Bionic Commando Rearmed
This remake of the 8-bit classic is available on the PlayStation Network now. Find out if it's worth the $10 asking price. --8/31/2008 7:10:30 PM--
3190 days, 7 hours, 35 minutes old - 6 comments

Ben's Week In Review: August 31
Just because you dislike Microsoft doesn't mean you can ignore Bioshock for the PS3, White Knight Chronicles is one of my most anticipated games, and I just can't find anything new I want to play.--8/30/2008 10:33:23 PM--
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August 30th, 2008

Last Updated 3191 days, 6 hours, 21 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Hands-On)
We go hands-on with one of the most anticipated Star Wars games in recent time. See if LucasArts is on its way to deliver the goods. --8/30/2008 8:24:09 PM--
3191 days, 6 hours, 21 minutes old - 14 comments

PS3 Screenshots Updated
New screenshots added for Sonic Unleashed, Bioshock, Killzone 2, Socom Confrontation, Guitar Hero World Tour, and many more!--8/30/2008 8:08:34 PM--
3191 days, 6 hours, 37 minutes old

LittleBigPlanet PlayStation 3 Bundle Spotted For Europe
It's a nice little gift for the European territories, as a LittleBigPlanet PS3 bundle has been located. Check it out here; it'll ship on November 5.--8/30/2008 5:46:44 PM--
3191 days, 8 hours, 59 minutes old - 5 comments

White Knight Chronicles At TGS 2008?
The rumors are starting to fly. The latest one says we can expect Level 5's next-gen RPG to make an appearance at the Tokyo Game Show this year.--8/30/2008 10:49:27 AM--
3191 days, 15 hours, 56 minutes old - 8 comments

Editorial: A Candid Wii Opinion
No, I don't own a Wii, but I also have great respect for Nintendo. Well...I do to a point, as I wonder why we're facing yet another lack of top software.--8/29/2008 9:49:41 PM--
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Life With PlayStation Update By SCEA
We know some of you have been waiting for it, and SCEA has read your mind. They've released a quick update on the status of Life; find the latest inside.--8/29/2008 9:47:29 PM--
3192 days, 4 hours, 58 minutes old - 14 comments

PSP-3000 Battery Life Shortened Due To New LCD Screen
Yeah, it's gonna be a brilliant new screen, but it will draw more power. Don't worry, though; the extended life battery pack can cure all ills. 8-10 more hours!--8/29/2008 9:35:40 PM--
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--8/29/2008 6:46:44 PM--

August 29th, 2008

Last Updated 3192 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Ratchet and Clank Future: Quest for Booty
This adventure may be downloadable and not quite as epic, but for $15 it's worth every ounce of your attention. This is still one polished game. --8/29/2008 6:46:44 PM--
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PS3 Wallpapers Updated
It's hottie galore. Jump in to download all of the latest PS3 babe wallpapers we've put up. --8/29/2008 6:57:35 PM--
3192 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes old

PS3 Review: Monster Madness: Grave Danger
The PS3's Monster Madness is an adventure that should've been downloadable, but isn't. This one simply isn't worth anywhere near $40. --8/29/2008 6:46:44 PM--
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Home: A "Social Layer" For The PS3
There has been some confusion concerning PlayStation Home, but recent statements - including those by the lead artist - are clearing the air.--8/29/2008 11:08:33 AM--
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White Knight Chronicles: "The Days Of Awakening Coming Soon"
All this year, Level 5's ultra-promising RPG has been in hiding, but the Japanese site has just been updated with the above words. Is it good news...?--8/29/2008 10:47:26 AM--
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PSP-3000 Can Use PS3 Controller?
According to a Best Buy tipster, the new PSP model will be able to use either the Sixaxis or Dual Shock 3 for playing games on the handheld. ...really?--8/29/2008 10:33:09 AM--
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Rumor: Pandemic Studios Told To Cancel Dark Knight Game
The latest rumor concerning the mysterious Dark Knight video game isn't a good one: it seems the project was moving too slowly, and now it's canceled.--8/28/2008 10:20:15 PM--
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Tekken 6 Won't Make It This Year?
Due to a new update for the arcade version of the game, some think Namco will delay the console version of Tekken 6 to add in the new content.--8/28/2008 10:07:49 PM--
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Square-Enix Intends To Acquire Tecmo
Square-Enix will soon outline their plans for a "friendly takeover" of publisher Tecmo, which has run into troubled waters. It's an interesting match.--8/28/2008 9:54:37 PM--
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August 28th, 2008

Last Updated 3193 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes ago

EA Forms Business Model To Combat Second-Hand Sales
Retailers benefit by selling the same product multiple times, but publishers are left out in the cold. EA's solution: makes games that people want to keep.--8/28/2008 1:14:07 PM--
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Sony: "As Many Free Services As Possible" For PS3 And PSP
The Network is free, the upcoming VidZone will be free, and Sony really likes the idea of providing free services for their PlayStation products. So do we. --8/28/2008 11:04:20 AM--
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Bioshock PS3 DLC Exclusive At Launch
PS3 owners are getting the game late, but they're also getting a horde of extra stuff, including the DLC...and 2K doesn't plan to bring it to the 360.--8/28/2008 10:46:26 AM--
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FF Versus XIII To Be More Traditional?
It seems Versus XIII will be "more traditional;" the combat may be real-time, but the "exploring and storytelling" will be like FFVII or FFVIII.--8/28/2008 10:34:15 AM--
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PS3 Review: Madden NFL '09
You really didn't need us telling you this, but in case you needed a little push here's why this year's Madden is the best ever. --8/27/2008 11:42:33 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Great stuff this week: the teaser for Mercenaries 2: World in Flames (game arrives this weekend), two new vids for Prince of Persia, and more for The Wheelman, Saints Row 2, Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, Street Fighter IV, etc.--8/27/2008 10:18:46 PM--
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3D Realms On Duke Nukem Forever: "It's Just A Matter Of Time"
We'll wait for your laughter to die down... Done? No? We'll wait some more... Anyway, it seems the team now has "a few polished hours" of gameplay!--8/27/2008 10:16:01 PM--
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Extra Online Fee Required For Guitar Hero: World Tour PS3?
The latest news says PlayStation 3 and Wii owners are going to have to pay an extra subscription fee to play World Tour online. What's THIS all about?--8/27/2008 10:02:01 PM--
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Sony Reveals PAX Games, Details
Sony will attend the 5th annual Penny Arcade Expo, and if you let 'em know ahead of time, you're welcome to come sample games like Resistance 2!--8/27/2008 9:49:39 PM--
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August 27th, 2008

Last Updated 3194 days, 10 hours, 41 minutes ago

PSXE Spotlight: Prince Of Persia
The first title we have selected to be our Spotlight is Ubisoft's Prince of Persia, and the honor is richly deserved. Check out everything PoP-related here.--8/27/2008 4:04:40 PM--
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PSN Cards At Select Retailers...GameStop Not Included
Yeah, they're supposedly coming to places like 7-Eleven and RiteAid, but they apparently won't be at GameStop until early next year. ...W...T...F?--8/27/2008 1:30:21 PM--
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Metal Gear Online Servers Updated
Yesterday's Network maintenance still remains a mystery, but we do know Konami used the time to update their MGO servers. Details inside.--8/27/2008 11:10:27 AM--
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Soul Calibur IV DLC Raises Eyebrows
What, you thought all that jiggling was incidental? You think Namco didn't have a plan? Oh, they do, and they're pushing it even more with the new DLC.--8/27/2008 10:55:51 AM--
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Blizzard: No WoW For Consoles, "Square Peg In A Round Hole"
Still thinking Blizzard might bring World of Warcraft to consoles? While they "don't have anything against consoles," the answer to that is still "No."--8/27/2008 10:39:19 AM--
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Personal Copyrights For LBP Creations
Media Molecule wants you to maintain control over your creations in LittBigPlanet. Hence, the very new personal "copyright" system; cool stuff!--8/26/2008 10:23:01 PM--
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Rumor: Max Payne 3, GTAIV Team Working On PS3 Exclusive?
Hey, hey, HEY. What's all this about Rockstar working on a big ol' PlayStation 3 exclusive? And are they going to deliver Max Payne 3, too? Ah, rumors!--8/26/2008 10:06:17 PM--
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New PS2 Model Sneaks Into Retailers
With little or no fanfare, it seems a new PS2 model has started to ship to retailers. It's slightly smaller and slightly less expensive... The PS2 never dies!--8/26/2008 9:52:02 PM--
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August 26th, 2008

Last Updated 3195 days, 13 hours, 23 minutes ago

EA/Take-Two Talks Go Into Hiding
Okay, no more updates until this thing is resolved: the two sides are taking the buyout talks behind closed doors until they reach a mutual agreement.--8/26/2008 1:22:09 PM--
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Sony: Publisher Exclusivity Out, Working Directly With Devs In
Why pay a publisher a gazillion dollars to keep a game off a competing platform? Just work closely with the developers and an exclusive deal could happen.--8/26/2008 11:04:44 AM--
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Payton Leaves Kojima Productions
Ryan Payton was a very big part of the Kojima Productions team, and they're definitely going to miss him. Sadly, Payton has decided to move on.--8/26/2008 10:49:18 AM--
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PS3 Firmware Update 2.50 To Feature Screen Grabbing?
This rumor is bound to get some attention: one source claims screen grabbing will be coming with firmware update 2.50. How and why...we're not sure.--8/26/2008 10:32:34 AM--
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PS3 Preview: MotoGP 08
It may not be as popular as car racing, but motorcycle racing is extraordinarily intense, and Capcom may have a big winner prepared for October.--8/25/2008 10:29:06 PM--
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Reeves On Home: "Everything Is Absolutely On Track"
No, it wasn't mentioned at Leipzig, but SCEE president David Reeves assures everyone that PlayStation Home is "absolutely on track" to release in 2008.--8/25/2008 10:27:03 PM--
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Network Down For Maintenance, Home Or PlayStation Life Related? (UPDATED)
The PlayStation Network is coming down for maintenance today, but why? Some believe it may be related to PlayStation Life or the Home beta.--8/25/2008 10:12:44 PM--
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PS3 Wireless Keypad On Amazon
Just recently announced at Leipzig last week, this very handy peripheral now has a U.S. price and date, courtesy of Amazon: $49.99 and November 30.--8/25/2008 9:58:06 PM--
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August 25th, 2008

Last Updated 3196 days, 11 hours, 3 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli
A PSX Extreme exclusive. This is the first North American review of the all new Ferrari Challenge for the PlayStation 3. See what we have to say about this ambitious sim-racer in our full review. --8/25/2008 3:42:29 PM--
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PS3 Wallpapers Updated
An additional dozen wallpapers have been added, highlighting Gemma Atkinson, Jenna Jameson, Fergie, Heidi Klum, and others. --8/25/2008 5:41:50 PM--
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Rumor Return: Crysis Plus Expansion Coming To Consoles
Yep, it's back. Another "inside source" claims Crysis plus the Warhead expansion is headed to the PS3 and Xbox 360 between Q4 2008 and Q2 2009.--8/25/2008 1:29:42 PM--
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GC 2008 Booth Babes Draw The Eye
No longer a fixture at E3, we have to look to other game shows to fulfill our booth babe yearning. Well, kudos to Leipzig for delivering the goods in spades.--8/25/2008 11:11:34 AM--
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Hideo Kojima Talks MGS, Storytelling Innovation, Future Projects
In a recent interview, Kojima talks about his undying love for MGS, how he has new ideas for projects, and how he wants to change storytelling in games.--8/25/2008 10:51:04 AM--
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TGS 2008 Full Exhibitor List Revealed
Leipzig was great, but it's over. Now it's time to look to the future: the Tokyo Game Show hits in October, and here are the exhibitors on tap for the event.--8/25/2008 10:37:48 AM--
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PSXE's Best Of The Best Polls Update: Final Fantasy VII Dominates
As expected, FFVII decimated the competition in Round 1 and will likely do it again in Round 2. But the final qualifier squeaked in by only 2 votes, and it'll be a battle for the Silver and Bronze medals!--8/24/2008 11:12:24 PM--
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Project Origin Slips Back Into 2009
F.E.A.R. was a solid (and downright creepy) FPS, and next-gen gamers have been anxiously awaiting the sequel, Project Origin. Well, wait longer.--8/24/2008 10:49:15 PM--
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Rock Revolution Track List Leaked
Konami's music competitor comes with 41 tracks, and the entire list was just leaked over the weekend. There's a little something for everyone, here!--8/24/2008 10:34:04 PM--
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Mirror's Edge A Timed PS3 Exclusive? EA Says No
Another rumor that needed to be squashed. Despite what David Reeves may have said, EA has confirmed that Mirror's Edge isn't a timed PS3 exclusive.--8/24/2008 10:12:44 PM--
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August 24th, 2008

Last Updated 3197 days, 11 hours, 49 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Pure
So now that our hands-on report already told you this game is amazing, read up on the features of this upcoming racer.--8/24/2008 2:56:49 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Lord of the Rings: Conquest
We went hands-on with it last month, but here's a preview of what you can find featured in this action title. --8/24/2008 2:56:49 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Spider-Man: Web of Shadows
The first proper next-gen Spider-Man game is showing potential. See what's so special about Web of Shadows. --8/24/2008 2:56:49 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: August 24
As politely as possible, I ask Valve to step forward and join us in THIS era, I think people misunderstand Heavy Rain's purpose, and MGS4 is teh COOL.--8/23/2008 10:32:25 PM--
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August 23rd, 2008

Last Updated 3198 days, 16 hours, 1 minute ago

Eternal Sonata Pre-Order Bonus Disc
The PlayStation 3 is FINALLY getting a good JRPG next month, and if you pre-order now, you will receive a special bonus disc. PS3 lookin' like the PS2!--8/23/2008 10:44:38 AM--
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SCEE: "Only One Region For LBP...A LittleBigRegion"
The world will be LittleBigPlanet's oyster. No region restrictions will face this game, as SCEE has confirmed content can be shared across territories.--8/23/2008 10:30:54 AM--
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Editorial: Sony And Microsoft Switch FPS/RPG Roles
We had the PS2 for RPGs and the Xbox for FPSs...but something has happened in this new generation, and that formula is all topsy-turvy now! It's WEIRD.--8/22/2008 10:57:32 PM--
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Valve: Left 4 Dead Has 50-50 Shot Of Coming To PlayStation 3
Valve has recognized that the PS3 is now "in the race," which means they're reevaluating their anti-PS3 stance, and Left 4 Dead has a chance.--8/22/2008 10:33:03 PM--
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Killzone 2 Patch Adds Co-Op, Vehicles
We know what you're thinking: the game isn't even out until February; how can you be talking about patches?! Because we're good like that, that's why.--8/22/2008 10:18:46 PM--
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--8/22/2008 1:08:20 PM--

August 22nd, 2008

Last Updated 3199 days, 13 hours, 37 minutes ago

First LBP European Pre-Order Details
While American gamers get the Kratos SackBoy costume if they pre-order LittleBigPlanet at GameStop, Euro gamers will get Nariko at Play.com!--8/22/2008 1:08:20 PM--
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World At War Releases In November?
We may have just received a narrowed-down launch estimate for Call of Duty: World at War: scheduled for fall 2008, one rep says to expect it in November.--8/22/2008 11:23:00 AM--
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GC 2008: SCEE Confirms PS3 MMOs For PAL Territories
SCEE has formed an arrangement with Sony Online Entertainment to bring three MMOs to Europe: The Agency, DC Universe, and FreeRealms.--8/22/2008 11:05:42 AM--
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Qore Subscribers Can Play Pacific Rift One Month Early
More Qore incentive: a playable demo for MotorStorm: Pacific Rift comes with the 4th episode, a full month before it hits the PSN for everyone to play!--8/22/2008 10:48:17 AM--
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PS2 Review: Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour
Why? Because it's a new PS2 game and it's our job to review it, that's why. Besides, these music titles have tried-and-true formulas that work well...right?--8/21/2008 10:20:32 PM--
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GameStop Q2 Earnings Jump By 162%
Yeah, having both Grand Theft Auto IV and Metal Gear Solid 4 in the same quarter will do that. And the rest of fiscal 2008 should be crazy huge, too.--8/21/2008 10:18:06 PM--
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GC 2008: Trophy Support Ramping Up
PlayStation 3 Trophies are here, but some owners weren't too happy with the lack of support early on. Don't worry, though; most future titles are on board.--8/21/2008 10:02:56 PM--
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New PSP Only Available Via Software Bundles In Europe
It's a beautiful piece of electronics machinery, to be sure, but it seems Euro gamers won't initially be able to purchase a standalone PSP-3000.--8/21/2008 9:51:01 PM--
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August 21st, 2008

Last Updated 3200 days, 9 hours, 24 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Need for Speed: Undercover (Hands-On)
We went hands on with NFS: Undercover last month and we're finally able to talk about it. See what the early word is.--8/21/2008 5:21:05 PM--
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Wipeout HD Zips Onto PSN This Fall
It has experienced several delays in 2008, but SCEA has just revealed it should finally come to the PlayStation Store this fall. Good enough for us.--8/21/2008 1:38:41 PM--
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PSP-3000 To Receive Worldwide Simultaneous Launch?
After gathering in all the release details, it seems the new PSP is set to release in all territories at about the same time: October is the month for everyone.--8/21/2008 11:00:49 AM--
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GC 2008: Heavy Rain Demo Coming, DLC Possible
What's that...? You want more Heavy Rain news? Oh, okay. It was just confirmed that we'll get a playable demo at some point, and DLC is very possible.--8/21/2008 10:44:17 AM--
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GC 2008: Heavy Rain Gameplay Info
If you loved the level of detail you saw in that trailer, but were still a little confused about the gameplay, we satisfy your curiosity with extra details.--8/21/2008 10:33:28 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated, GC Edition
It's the special Leipzig Games Convention update: you've already seen Heavy Rain, and now there's gameplay for Resistance 2, Killzone 2, MotorStorm: Pacific Rift, and Street Fighter IV. Oh, and don't miss Maggie Q on Need for Speed Undercover!--8/20/2008 10:35:40 PM--
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Innovative EyePet PS3 Announced For PAL Territories
Don't like the mess caused by real pets? Don't have the time to give proper attention? Still love cute little animals? EyePet is just for you, Euro gamers.--8/20/2008 10:32:58 PM--
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Operation Fallen Star Expansion For Warhawk Detailed
Yes, it's another expansion pack for Warhawk, and this one brings a whole new level (10 separate battlefields in all), plus the Infantry Jetpack!--8/20/2008 10:13:23 PM--
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SCEE Reveals Savage Moon For PS3
If you hadn't noticed, the PlayStation Store has boasted several great downloadable titles in the recent past, and here's another one: Savage Moon.--8/20/2008 10:00:05 PM--
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August 20th, 2008

Last Updated 3201 days, 13 hours, 13 minutes ago

SCEI Announces PS3 Wireless Keypad
More good news from Sony's camp today, as a Wireless Keypad is headed our way. It plugs into the PS3 controller, and there's even a touch pad option!--8/20/2008 1:32:25 PM--
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PS3 Wallpapers Updated
In the words of the Butabi brothers, "it's hottie overload!" We've updated our gallery with a selection of babe wallpapers, and there's plenty more to come. --8/20/2008 12:10:52 PM--
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GC 2008: Quantic Dream Reveals Heavy Rain Info, Trailer (UPDATED)
Sony's press conference in Leipzig is now complete, but the attendees got what they came for: the official Heavy Rain announcement, plus gameplay footage! YES, WE HAVE THE TRAILER NOW!--8/20/2008 11:11:14 AM--
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Breaking News: SCEA Reveals PSP-3000 Bundles For U.S.
Yes, it's coming to North America in two special bundles; one of them includes Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters and a nifty new Mystic Silver PSP!--8/20/2008 11:42:50 AM--
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Breaking News: 160GB PS3 Uncharted Bundle For North America!
Well, DAMN. Less than an hour after the new PS3 was revealed in Leipzig, SCEA has sent us this press release, and it's some of the best news yet!--8/20/2008 11:25:42 AM--
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GC 2008: 160GB PS3 Announced For PAL Territories
Sony said they had some big news left to announce at the Leipzig Games Convention, and they weren't fibbin'. This massive PS3 has just been unveiled!--8/20/2008 10:55:45 AM--
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GC 2008: Sony Unveils PSP-3000 (UPDATED)
The first big news that has come from Sony's press conference in Leipzig is this: the PSP-3000 is indeed real, and once again, it's lighter and slimmer!--8/20/2008 10:34:04 AM--
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PS3 Preview: NBA 2K9
Basketball fans will have to make a choice this fall - as they usually do - but here's a look at why 2K's effort may be a better option than EA's.--8/19/2008 10:38:29 PM--
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Metal Gear Online World Championships Announced
If you think you've been able to dominate the competition in MGO, now's the time to prove yourself once and for all: the world championships are here!--8/19/2008 10:35:55 PM--
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Bioshock PS3 Set For October 21
Get ready, PS3 owners: Bioshock is coming your way on October 21, and if you're in Europe, you'll get it a few days later on October 24. We can't wait.--8/19/2008 10:14:34 PM--
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Let The Heavy Rain Hype Begin
Heavy Rain is going to be part of Sony's press conference at the Leipzig Games Convention today, and it'll be Quantic Dream's chance to wow us all!--8/19/2008 9:57:28 PM--
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August 19th, 2008

Last Updated 3202 days, 13 hours, 27 minutes ago

Street Fighter IV Launch In February?
The producer for the movie says the "film and game release dates coincide," and "The Legend of Chun-Li" is set for February 27. Seems obvious to us.--8/19/2008 1:18:47 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Ferarri Challenge (Hands-On)
We've got the final game in our hands, and we take one of the best racers of the year for a spin. See what you can expect. --8/19/2008 12:16:24 PM--
3202 days, 14 hours, 29 minutes old - 9 comments

Alone In The Dark PS3 Budget Priced?
It was merely mediocre to average on the Xbox 360 and a disaster on the PS2, but an "enhanced" version is coming to the PS3...and with a $30 price tag, too?--8/19/2008 11:08:02 AM--
3202 days, 15 hours, 37 minutes old - 8 comments

Crytek: PS4 And Xbox 720 May Arrive In Three Or Four Years
Speaking at the Leipzig Games Convention today, Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli said he thinks we'll see Sony and Microsoft's new consoles by 2011 or 2012.--8/19/2008 10:48:42 AM--
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Home Originally A PS2 Initiative?
According to an overheard conversation, it seems PlayStation Home has been in Sony's minds for over five years now; since the days of the PS2.--8/19/2008 10:36:15 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Tomb Raider Underworld
This holiday season, the ageless Lara Croft will take us all on what should be a top-notch adventure. Underworld is gonna up the ante, action fans.--8/18/2008 10:27:46 PM--
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I Am Alive: "Another Strong Franchise"
Well, we just assumed it'd be an IP, but Ubisoft says they want I Am Alive to be the start of "another strong franchise." Yep, sounds next-gen to us.--8/18/2008 10:24:53 PM--
3203 days, 4 hours, 21 minutes old - 15 comments

Armored Core: For Answer Rumbles Into Stores On September 16
The new Armored Core just recently popped up in July, but it's right around the corner: Ubisoft has revealed the 13th entry will soon hit shelves.--8/18/2008 10:07:27 PM--
3203 days, 4 hours, 38 minutes old - 11 comments

EA And Take-Two Come Together In Management Presentation?
EA and Take-Two are on speaking terms, and they may sit down at a Take-Two management presentation in the near future. It's the next step...--8/18/2008 9:48:43 PM--
3203 days, 4 hours, 57 minutes old - 18 comments

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August 18th, 2008

Last Updated 3204 days, 3 hours, 7 minutes ago

PSXE Best Of The Best Poll Update: PS1 RPG, Round 1
It's here! We begin our Best of the Best Poll series with the best PS1 RPG of all time, as decided by YOU. We'll update every week, so let's get started.--8/17/2008 11:38:07 PM--
3204 days, 3 hours, 7 minutes old - 41 comments

SCEA Announces Music Peripheral Cross-Compatibility
NICE. SCEA has worked hard to make instruments for big-name music titles cross-compatible with other games. Save some bucks, rhythm fans!--8/18/2008 12:35:44 PM--
3203 days, 14 hours, 10 minutes old - 12 comments

SCEE Confirms Ratchet And Clank: Quest For Booty Release Details
Quest for Booty is headed to the Euro PlayStation Store this week, and will come out on Blu-Ray on September 12. Both versions get the same low price!--8/18/2008 11:00:59 AM--
3203 days, 15 hours, 45 minutes old - 16 comments

Full Game List For GC 2008 Revealed
Many of the best upcoming games of the generation are headed to Germany this week for the Leipzig Games Convention, and the full list is up!--8/18/2008 10:47:36 AM--
3203 days, 15 hours, 58 minutes old - 14 comments

Left 4 Dead PS3 Listed By UK Retailers
It's baaaaack. The rumor of Valve's Left 4 Dead coming to the PlayStation 3 has returned, as a few UK retailers have listed the game in their database.--8/18/2008 10:31:20 AM--
3203 days, 16 hours, 14 minutes old - 6 comments

Rumor: Australia Loses Rock Band?
First, we hear Rock Band will cost a ridiculous amount in the land down under, and now, it seems the original and sequel may never release in Australia.--8/17/2008 11:03:24 PM--
3204 days, 3 hours, 42 minutes old - 2 comments

E-Mail: Expanded Closed Home Beta Kicked Off On August 14
It seems the old version of the PlayStation Home closed beta ended on the 14th, and testers were asked to download the new and "expanded" version.--8/17/2008 10:45:09 PM--
3204 days, 4 hours old - 10 comments

Will EA Have To Fix FIFA 09 Box Art?
EA just had to scramble to fix the Madden NFL 09 cover (yeah, Favre's a Jet now), and they might have to do it again with FIFA 09. It's almost comical.--8/17/2008 10:28:43 PM--
3204 days, 4 hours, 17 minutes old - 10 comments

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August 17th, 2008

Last Updated 3205 days, 4 hours, 4 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 17
A 2-hour Final Fantasy XIII demo has fully secured my undivided attention, I question if digital downloads are a good thing, and MGS4 kicks MUCH ass.--8/16/2008 10:41:41 PM--
3205 days, 4 hours, 4 minutes old - 32 comments

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August 16th, 2008

Last Updated 3205 days, 15 hours, 43 minutes ago

Force Unleashed Demo: August 21
Yep, the game is still set for September 16 and now we have a date for the playable demo: August 21. That's next week, Star Wars and Apprentice fans.--8/16/2008 11:02:57 AM--
3205 days, 15 hours, 43 minutes old - 15 comments

FFXIII Demo Longer Than Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
No, you didn't read that wrong. The Final Fantasy XIII demo that comes with the upcoming "Advent Children" Blu-Ray collection is actually LONGER than the movie! Two hours of FFXIII?!--8/16/2008 10:52:30 AM--
3205 days, 15 hours, 53 minutes old - 28 comments

Editorial: The State Of The Console War
Early in 2007, it was nothing but doom and gloom for the PlayStation 3. But times have changed, and it's time to take a look at how things stand now.--8/15/2008 10:38:31 PM--
3206 days, 4 hours, 7 minutes old - 109 comments

Pre-Order Pure, Get Playable Demo
Ask most anyone who was at E3 and gave Pure a try: this game is for real. It's gonna be a blast, and if you pre-order it, you'll get an entertaining demo disc.--8/15/2008 10:02:07 PM--
3206 days, 4 hours, 43 minutes old - 8 comments

LittleBigPlanet Set For Blu-Ray Only, No PSN Release
Just to re-clarify: LittleBigPlanet, despite the rumors, isn't going to get a virtual release on the Store; it's only scheduled for Blu-Ray format.--8/15/2008 9:42:22 PM--
3206 days, 5 hours, 3 minutes old - 14 comments

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August 15th, 2008

Last Updated 3206 days, 13 hours, 21 minutes ago

EA Releases Track List For FIFA 09
It's a damn big list, and as soccer is a worldwide attraction, we get a soundtrack list that fittingly spans the globe. 41 tracks from 21 nations!--8/15/2008 1:24:13 PM--
3206 days, 13 hours, 21 minutes old - 4 comments

Burnout Paradise Speeding Onto PSN This Fall
Surprisingly, Criterion has revealed that Burnout Paradise - along with all current updates - will come to the PSN this fall for the price of $29.99!--8/15/2008 11:04:01 AM--
3206 days, 15 hours, 41 minutes old - 16 comments

Valkyria Chronicles Drops In November
This PlayStation 3 exclusive RPG (yes, you read that right) comes to the U.S. on November 11; it should make the holidays brighter for fans of the genre.--8/15/2008 10:49:16 AM--
3206 days, 15 hours, 56 minutes old - 12 comments

EA To Showcase Need For Speed Undercover Today
The next Need for Speed isn't as far off as you think, and along with the hot cars, we get a hot protagonist to spur along the storyline. Yes, a story.--8/15/2008 10:34:31 AM--
3206 days, 16 hours, 11 minutes old - 13 comments

PSP Preview: Resistance: Retribution
It's guaranteed to be one of the biggest handheld titles of 2009, and we just had to do some research on this one. Retribution is lookin' VERY good!--8/14/2008 10:17:48 PM--
3207 days, 4 hours, 28 minutes old - 9 comments

NPD July 08 System Sales: PS3 Still Above X360
Despite a price-drop, despite already costing less, the Xbox 360 still can't outsell the PlayStation 3 for the seventh month in a row. --8/14/2008 10:16:06 PM--
3207 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes old - 29 comments

Rumor: Home Beta E-Mail Invites Sent?
Reports are going around, saying that some European PS3 owners have received e-mails inviting them into the open PlayStation Home beta. Hmm...--8/14/2008 10:15:24 PM--
3207 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes old - 32 comments

EA Signs With Epic To Publish New IP
Epic Games makes some top-quality software, so it's probably a good move for EA to decide to publish their new IP. Not sure what it is yet, but still...--8/14/2008 10:01:44 PM--
3207 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes old - 13 comments

Exclusive Addition To Bionic Commando Rearmed For PSN
If you log on to to the PlayStation Store today, you can pick up Rearmed, and Capcom has added a little bonus incentive; a tough "challenge room."--8/14/2008 9:49:36 PM--
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August 14th, 2008

Last Updated 3207 days, 13 hours, 16 minutes ago

Sony Style Accepting Pre-Orders For New 80GB PS3 Model
Sony's online store says goodbye to the previous default 40GB PS3 model and is set to usher in the new era of the 80GB model. September 1 is the date.--8/14/2008 1:29:45 PM--
3207 days, 13 hours, 16 minutes old - 23 comments

Win a Copy of Monster Madness: Grave Danger (UPDATED)
Five lucky PlayStation 3 owners will get a chance to own a fun little beat 'em up title. See how to enter. --8/12/2008 1:51:00 PM--
3209 days, 12 hours, 54 minutes old - 168 comments

Huge Layoffs At Radical Entertainment
Around 100 employees have lost their jobs at Radical, and that's HALF the studio. Could this point towards further delays for games like Prototype?--8/14/2008 11:07:07 AM--
3207 days, 15 hours, 38 minutes old - 10 comments

EyeToy: Hero To Boast True 1:1 Swordplay Technology
You're probably wondering why an EyeToy game is in the news. Well, it's because Hero features quite the increase in Sony's motion-sensing technology.--8/14/2008 10:48:54 AM--
3207 days, 15 hours, 57 minutes old - 11 comments

FCC Filing Confirms PSP-3000?
The rumors have continued to swirl, but an FCC filing may have just confirmed the existence of a freshly redesigned PSP. Will it be announced soon?--8/14/2008 10:29:50 AM--
3207 days, 16 hours, 16 minutes old - 33 comments

PSP Videos Updated
We've got a great set of new PSP vids: Resistance: Retribution, Pryoblazer, Fading Shadows, Valhalla Knights 2, Madden NFL 09, Duke Nukem Trilogy, Super Stardust Portable, Patapon 2, and more!--8/13/2008 10:33:07 PM--
3208 days, 4 hours, 12 minutes old

Street Fighter IV Comes To U.S. Arcade
According to recent reports, Street Fighter IV has come to a Los Angeles suburb arcade, which means we might see it spread throughout the country.--8/13/2008 10:28:50 PM--
3208 days, 4 hours, 17 minutes old - 7 comments

New A-Z Search Function For Euro PlayStation Store
It's kinda crucial when surfing the Internet, so why not have one for the PlayStation Store? Well, it should be coming to the Euro Store today.--8/13/2008 10:11:59 PM--
3208 days, 4 hours, 34 minutes old - 3 comments

Resistance 2 Beta Site Launches
That beta test is coming up fast, as proven by the launch of the official site! If you already have an invitation, you can check up on the new info.--8/13/2008 9:56:42 PM--
3208 days, 4 hours, 49 minutes old - 25 comments

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August 13th, 2008

Last Updated 3208 days, 13 hours, 28 minutes ago

System Shock 3 Not Impossible?
Bioshock was awesome, but it wasn't exactly System Shock 3. According to 2K's Ken Levine, though, he wouldn't shy away from a third entry in the series.--8/13/2008 1:17:11 PM--
3208 days, 13 hours, 28 minutes old - 7 comments

Madden 09 PSP Bundle For $199
If you haven't yet picked up the PSP and you like great deals, you should definitely look into this one. The package is well worth the $199 price!--8/13/2008 11:06:55 AM--
3208 days, 15 hours, 39 minutes old - 6 comments

Eidos, Warner Officially Announce Batman: Arkham Asylum (UPDATED)
This should be the Batman game everyone has been waiting for: Arkham Asylum includes the Joker and will boast a gritty, Bioshock-like setting.--8/13/2008 10:52:35 AM--
3208 days, 15 hours, 53 minutes old - 17 comments

Spore A PS3 Console Exclusive?
If Spore does come to consoles, will it miss the Xbox 360? User generated content would be crucial, and we all know the PS3 has the edge in that area...--8/13/2008 10:37:15 AM--
3208 days, 16 hours, 8 minutes old - 17 comments

Rumor: Dark Knight Game GTA-Style?
Perhaps it won't surprise anyone if it's true, but it seems The Dark Knight video game will be an open, sandbox style similar to Grand Theft Auto.--8/12/2008 10:30:03 PM--
3209 days, 4 hours, 15 minutes old - 17 comments

Eat Sleep Play To Reveal Twisted Metal PS3 Next Week?
It's just a coincidence that it comes at about the same time as the Leipzig Convention, but Dave Jaffe hints at the first details coming next week...--8/12/2008 10:10:11 PM--
3209 days, 4 hours, 35 minutes old - 17 comments

Sony Reveals Leipzig Lineup
Sony has revealed the list of games they plan to bring to the Leipzig Games Convention this month, and yes, Heavy Rain is headed to the event!--8/12/2008 9:53:55 PM--
3209 days, 4 hours, 52 minutes old - 21 comments

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August 12th, 2008

Last Updated 3209 days, 13 hours, 40 minutes ago

Pre-Order LBP At GameStop, Get Kratos SackBoy Costume
If you want that Kratos costume, you need to pre-order LittleBigPlanet at GameStop right now. Or, you can pre-order at Amazon and get a Brady guide.--8/12/2008 1:05:47 PM--
3209 days, 13 hours, 40 minutes old - 29 comments

Survey: Parents More Concerned About Games Than Alcohol, Porn
Hey, who says parents aren't informed? They'd much rather let their kids snag something from the liquor cabinet and steal the old man's hardcore porn video than let them play the latest video game. ...just, wow.--8/12/2008 11:09:08 AM--
3209 days, 15 hours, 36 minutes old - 46 comments

First-Person Or Third-Person Bond?
Treyarch and Activision issued a market survey asking whether gamers want to stick with first-person, or try a third-person game in Quantum of Solace.--8/12/2008 10:48:13 AM--
3209 days, 15 hours, 57 minutes old - 13 comments

Sony: PS2 Will Have More Active Users Than Wii By 2011
They're not saying it'll sell more over the next three years, but they ARE saying the PS2 will have more active users than any platform besides the DS.--8/12/2008 10:31:43 AM--
3209 days, 16 hours, 14 minutes old - 9 comments

PSXE's Best Of The Best Polls Coming
What are the best of the best in the PlayStation universe? We want you to determine such prestigious awards, so pay attention to these polls!--8/11/2008 3:34:28 PM--
3210 days, 11 hours, 11 minutes old - 49 comments

Final Fantasy VII PS3 Remake Or Sequel: The Dream Is Dead
After years of false reports and dashed hopes, we are here to lay this seemingly never-ending rumor to rest. Mourn, brothers, and shed your tears now.--8/11/2008 10:15:55 PM--
3210 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes old - 50 comments

PSP Preview: Yggdra Union
The PSP is a great system for RPGs, and this one is a JRPG with a definite strategy gameplay foundation. It should be another great option for fans!--8/11/2008 10:20:27 PM--
3210 days, 4 hours, 25 minutes old - 4 comments

Dead Rising Headed To PlayStation 3?
Capcom brought over Lost Planet, Devil May Cry 4 and Resident Evil 5 are for both the PS3 and Xbox 360...so why shouldn't Dead Rising head our way?--8/11/2008 10:01:14 PM--
3210 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes old - 10 comments

Alone In The Dark PS3 "Enhanced"
The PS2 version was bad but at least the Xbox 360 version was mediocre...which hopefully means this "enhanced" PS3 version might be worth playing.--8/11/2008 9:45:47 PM--
3210 days, 5 hours old - 8 comments

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August 11th, 2008

Last Updated 3210 days, 12 hours, 28 minutes ago

PSN Cards Available In Military Exchange Services Locations
We have another PSN card discovery: the cards seem to be available at Army Airforce and Navy Exchange Services locations around the world. Bring 'em, Sony.--8/11/2008 2:17:34 PM--
3210 days, 12 hours, 28 minutes old - 10 comments

Square-Enix: Decreased Localization Time For FFXIII
Localization issues have ALWAYS been prominent when it comes to JRPGs like Final Fantasy, but Square-Enix says we shouldn't worry about FFXIII.--8/11/2008 11:03:48 AM--
3210 days, 15 hours, 42 minutes old - 11 comments

The Sexy New Lara Croft Revealed
We're in a new generation, Tomb Raider: Underworld is coming, so it's fitting that we should have a new Lara Croft: meet former receptionist Alison Carroll.--8/11/2008 10:50:49 AM--
3210 days, 15 hours, 55 minutes old - 12 comments

Europe Can Pre-Order New PS3 Model
Several European online retailers - GAME, Play.com, and GameStation - are now allowing gamers to pre-purchase the new 80GB PlayStation 3 model.--8/11/2008 10:30:40 AM--
3210 days, 16 hours, 15 minutes old - 7 comments

PlayBoy's Garcia Praises Madden 09
Jo Garcia is in the news again, and once again proving that yes, despite all the doubters, she really is a gamer. She knows her stuff when it comes to Madden NFL 09, and yes, there's a hot pic inside.--8/10/2008 11:13:26 PM--
3211 days, 3 hours, 32 minutes old - 7 comments

Rumor: SOCOM: Confrontation Beta Already Kicking Off?
The beta wasn't supposed to start until September 1, but many users are already claiming they're testing Confrontation right now! ...is it true?--8/10/2008 10:55:46 PM--
3211 days, 3 hours, 50 minutes old - 8 comments

Yakuza 2 Official Site Launches
Yakuza was pretty darn good, and we're gathering up news on Yakuza 3 already...but where's Yakuza 2? Oh, it's coming, if a little late: September 9.--8/10/2008 10:33:44 PM--
3211 days, 4 hours, 12 minutes old - 1 comment

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August 10th, 2008

Last Updated 3212 days, 4 hours, 3 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 10
I wonder why Quantic Dream doesn't come forward with official Heavy Rain info, LittleBigPlanet is gonna be for "everyone," and HSG online annoys me.--8/9/2008 10:42:34 PM--
3212 days, 4 hours, 3 minutes old - 7 comments

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August 9th, 2008

Last Updated 3212 days, 15 hours, 52 minutes ago

Real Japanese Models For Yakuza 3
There are plenty of hot video game gals out there, but instead of imaginary ones, how about basing them off REAL ladies? Sega is doing just this for Yakuza 3.--8/9/2008 10:53:37 AM--
3212 days, 15 hours, 52 minutes old - 16 comments

Rock Band 2 PS3 Trophies Revealed
The time has come for most all major PlayStation 3 releases to have Trophies, and Rock Band 2 is one of 'em. Platinum will require you to be a master!--8/9/2008 10:39:23 AM--
3212 days, 16 hours, 6 minutes old - 4 comments

Editorial: The Fanboy Never Wins
No matter what decade it is and no matter how nasty the fanboys become, they'll always lose. But this new trend of hostility is very disconcerting.--8/8/2008 10:26:26 PM--
3213 days, 4 hours, 19 minutes old - 31 comments

PAIN Trophies Revealed, Coming With Amusement Park Level
Yep, PAIN is getting the Trophy treatment, too, and they'll arrive at the same time as the new level: the Amusement Park. Definitely good news!--8/8/2008 10:22:35 PM--
3213 days, 4 hours, 23 minutes old - 12 comments

Official LittleBigNewsSite Launches
Want more LittleBigPlanet news and info? Sony and Media Molecule know you do, which is why they've just launched an official site for anything LBP.--8/8/2008 10:10:58 PM--
3213 days, 4 hours, 35 minutes old - 8 comments

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August 8th, 2008

Last Updated 3213 days, 13 hours, 13 minutes ago

LittleBigPlanet Producer: "Our Target Audience Is Everyone"
Most developers are targeting a specific audience for their game project, but not Media Molecule. They believe LBP is, quite simply, "for everyone."--8/8/2008 1:32:02 PM--
3213 days, 13 hours, 13 minutes old - 13 comments

Konami Ships 4 Million Metal Gear Solid 4 Copies Worldwide
We don't know how many of them have sold, but they say that 1 out of every 4 or 5 PS3 owners has already bought the game. Konami has a winner...DUH.--8/8/2008 11:05:49 AM--
3213 days, 15 hours, 40 minutes old - 27 comments

The Godfather II Detailed, Dated
We've got more details on this encouraging sequel, and along with an impending GameTrailers debut, we now know it'll release in February 2009.--8/8/2008 10:50:43 AM--
3213 days, 15 hours, 55 minutes old - 4 comments

N+ Leaps Into Retailers On August 26
He grabs gold coins, but he's lighter on his feet than Mario ever thought of being. N+ could be yet another unique PSP winner, and at a great price, too!--8/8/2008 10:32:18 AM--
3213 days, 16 hours, 13 minutes old - 8 comments

Download Home PS3 Theme, Apply For Closed Beta Test
Sony has announced they'll be expanding their closed beta testing for PlayStation Home at the end of the month. If you want in, pay close attention.--8/7/2008 10:21:36 PM--
3214 days, 4 hours, 24 minutes old - 28 comments

Ratchet And Clank Returns Fall 2009?
It seems that when you finish Quest for Booty, a message comes up that says a brand new Ratchet and Clank adventure will release in autumn of 2009...--8/7/2008 10:08:48 PM--
3214 days, 4 hours, 37 minutes old - 8 comments

Bionic Commando Rearmed Gets Officially Dated And Priced (UPDATED)
It suffered several delays, but next week, this hotly anticipated remake of one of the best side-scrollers ever officially arrives. August 14 on PSN!--8/7/2008 9:53:35 PM--
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August 7th, 2008

Last Updated 3214 days, 13 hours, 25 minutes ago

EA Sports To Issue Day One Update To Reflect Favre Trade
Brett Favre is now a New York Jet (oh dear God), so what happens with Madden NFL 09? Favre is on the cover in a Packer uniform, and it's too late to change it, but EA will issue an update to put Favre on the Jets.--8/7/2008 1:20:15 PM--
3214 days, 13 hours, 25 minutes old - 19 comments

More LEGO Titles For Warner Films
Traveller's Tales say they plan to make more LEGO games based on Warner Bros. movies...so how about LEGO Harry Potter? Or LEGO Watchmen?--8/7/2008 11:02:52 AM--
3214 days, 15 hours, 43 minutes old - 12 comments

No JPEGs Supported In LBP, Only PlayStation Eye?
It seems that simple ol' JPEG pics can't be imported into LittleBigPlanet; only pics taken with the PlayStation Eye are allowed. Is this true?--8/7/2008 10:46:55 AM--
3214 days, 15 hours, 59 minutes old - 14 comments

Confrontation Public Beta Detailed
We've got the release information, and now, we've got all the public beta info, too. It'll kick off on September 1, and there are several ways to get in.--8/7/2008 10:34:11 AM--
3214 days, 16 hours, 11 minutes old - 5 comments

New Heavy Rain Screens Surface
Does this mean we can expect new details on Quantic Dream's encouraging project? A couple new screens have just popped up, and they're most impressive.--8/6/2008 11:10:34 PM--
3215 days, 3 hours, 35 minutes old - 14 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
It's one hell of an update: two each for Red Faction: Guerilla (beta gameplay!) and Madden NFL 09 (John Madden interview!), plus more for Skate 2, Battlefield: Bad Company, Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, Wolfenstein, PixelJunk Eden, and more!--8/6/2008 10:35:49 PM--
3215 days, 4 hours, 10 minutes old

Soul Calibur IV Sells Over 2 Million
It's not official, but the early results for Namco's SCIV are good: over 2 million copies were sold during its first week of availability in the US.--8/6/2008 10:25:41 PM--
3215 days, 4 hours, 20 minutes old - 19 comments

Nail A Resistance 2 Beta Spot With Third Qore Episode
The third episode of Qore is available today on the PSN, and if you pick today to subscribe, you will secure a spot in the upcoming Resistance 2 beta!--8/6/2008 10:07:12 PM--
3215 days, 4 hours, 38 minutes old - 13 comments

Jetpacks Soaring Into Warhawk
Woah...the initial v1.5 patch report didn't include this. Yeah, the update will have Trophies and custom music, but we missed the high-flying jetpack!--8/6/2008 9:55:48 PM--
3215 days, 4 hours, 50 minutes old - 19 comments

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August 6th, 2008

Last Updated 3215 days, 11 hours, 33 minutes ago

First Madden NFL 09 Patch Ready
The game comes out next week (August 12), and EA plans to release the first patch right along with it. They welcome your feedback for future patches, too.--8/6/2008 3:12:27 PM--
3215 days, 11 hours, 33 minutes old - 15 comments

Ghostbusters Ain't Busted Yet
Activision "streamlined" Ghostbusters out of their production schedule, but Sony still plans to release the game next year...on the 25th anniversary.--8/6/2008 11:08:12 AM--
3215 days, 15 hours, 37 minutes old - 10 comments

Bioshock PS3 Survivor Mode Unveiled
We knew it would be included in the PS3 version, but we weren't exactly sure what it WAS, exactly. Well, it's a super tough difficulty mode, designed to test the limits of both your skill and patience.--8/6/2008 10:49:28 AM--
3215 days, 15 hours, 56 minutes old - 7 comments

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation Release Details Finalized
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation will be ready to go the week of October 14, in both downloadable and Blu-Ray disc form. A great pre-holiday title!--8/6/2008 10:35:28 AM--
3215 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 12 comments

PS3 Preview: Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
Midway is taking a chance with this one, but we have to applaud motivated ambition. We take a look at what it'll be like when MK squares off aginst DC.--8/5/2008 10:21:01 PM--
3216 days, 4 hours, 24 minutes old - 7 comments

"Bikes Pack" For Burnout Paradise Delayed, More Details Added
The update that adds motorcycles has been pushed into September, but Criterion will make it up to you by adding "Midnight Rides" and changing weather!--8/5/2008 10:19:12 PM--
3216 days, 4 hours, 26 minutes old - 8 comments

MGS4 PS3 Bundle Hits #1 At Amazon
Metal Gear Solid 4 is a bona fide system seller, as WalMart.com and BestBuy.com are sold out of the MGS4 PS3 bundle, and it sits at #1 at Amazon.--8/5/2008 10:05:40 PM--
3216 days, 4 hours, 40 minutes old - 11 comments

SCEA Prepping LBP Merchandise
What good is a LittleBigPlanet launch without all sorts of cute extras and collectibles? How's about the Kratos SackDoll? And a Nariko Sackdoll?--8/5/2008 9:53:15 PM--
3216 days, 4 hours, 52 minutes old - 14 comments

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August 5th, 2008

Last Updated 3216 days, 7 hours, 23 minutes ago

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Set For December 2008 Release?
Woah, what's going on here? A game with a "TBA 2009" release date just showed up in GameStop and Best Buy databases with a December 2008 release!--8/5/2008 7:22:47 PM--
3216 days, 7 hours, 23 minutes old - 17 comments

Atlus Reveals Eternal Poison For US
Annoyed at the lack of RPGs on the PS3? Atlus always has their hardcore fans covered; another PS2 RPG is coming our way, hopefully later in 2008.--8/5/2008 1:50:04 PM--
3216 days, 12 hours, 55 minutes old - 5 comments

Warhawk Trophies, Custom Music Confirmed For August 27
The v1.5 patch will bring 50+ Trophies AND in-game custom music, so there's more reason than ever to fire up a few high-impact rounds of Warhawk.--8/5/2008 11:00:43 AM--
3216 days, 15 hours, 45 minutes old - 14 comments

Team ICO Hasn't Reached "Critical Production" Status Yet
The news continues to flow regarding Team ICO's PS3 project, but unfortunately, Fumito Ueda says they haven't hit "critical production" with the game.--8/5/2008 10:48:17 AM--
3216 days, 15 hours, 57 minutes old - 8 comments

Valve: "No PS3 Version Of Left 4 Dead"
The previous evidence of a PS3 version of Valve's survival/horror title showed up in the Rumors section of OPM, and it appears that rumor is false.--8/5/2008 10:28:50 AM--
3216 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes old - 21 comments

Sony: Team ICO Cooking Up Something "Really, Really Good"
As if we needed any further convincing, Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida says we can all expect one hell of a PS3 game from Team ICO. He has inside info!--8/4/2008 10:28:13 PM--
3217 days, 4 hours, 17 minutes old - 18 comments

THQ Cancels Destroy All Humans PSP
Destroy All Humans!: Big Willy Unleashed wasn't too hot for the Wii, and it was shaping up badly on the PSP. So, THQ has decided to cancel it.--8/4/2008 10:05:41 PM--
3217 days, 4 hours, 40 minutes old - 4 comments

Custom Soundtracks Awarded For Finishing PixelJunk Eden?
It sucks when you beat a game and get some lame-ass ending, doesn't it? Well, how about unlocking custom soundtracks? What a prize!--8/4/2008 9:53:10 PM--
3217 days, 4 hours, 52 minutes old - 11 comments

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August 4th, 2008

Last Updated 3217 days, 13 hours, 17 minutes ago

Rock Band 2 Release Dates Leaked?
The much anticipated sequel may no longer have a "Fall 2008" release; three separate dates have been found, according to leaked retail images.--8/4/2008 1:28:33 PM--
3217 days, 13 hours, 17 minutes old - 6 comments

2K: Bioshock Blazing Trail For FPS
2K's Ken Levine says they wanted to "popularize" the gameplay found in predecessors like System Shock 2, and now that it sells, more complexity will come.--8/4/2008 11:13:18 AM--
3217 days, 15 hours, 32 minutes old - 3 comments

FFVII PS3 Pops Up In Best Buy Computer, Set For August 16?
God...it's never going to end. Leaked pics have been flying around the Internet saying Final Fantasy VII for the PS3 is coming on August 16, 2008. ...mm-kay.--8/4/2008 10:54:17 AM--
3217 days, 15 hours, 51 minutes old - 28 comments

Trophies Charted For Drake's Fortune
The numerous Trophies for Naughty Dog's top-notch action/adventure title are here; download the patch and play through again to nab as many as you can!--8/4/2008 10:40:27 AM--
3217 days, 16 hours, 5 minutes old - 13 comments

Ar Tonelico 2 Gets December Release
NIS just refuses to leave the PS2 behind, and yet another JRPG sequel is on the way...lesbian mechanical dolls, dating sim elements, and all.--8/3/2008 11:42:01 PM--
3218 days, 3 hours, 3 minutes old - 10 comments

Rumor: PS3 The Lead Platform For Mirror's Edge, Exclusive DLC?
It seems the September issue of OPM includes a feature on Mirror's Edge, and it seems DICE/EA are using the PS3 as the lead platform. ...really?--8/3/2008 11:19:17 PM--
3218 days, 3 hours, 26 minutes old - 13 comments

PS3 Firmware 2.42 Causing Problems
Firmware update 2.40 caused widespread issues, and 2.42 may not be much better, according to some user feedback. Come on Sony, get this stuff right.--8/3/2008 11:07:04 PM--
3218 days, 3 hours, 38 minutes old - 48 comments

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August 3rd, 2008

Last Updated 3219 days, 3 hours, 54 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Soul Calibur IV
The much anticipated fighter has finally arrived, and we weigh in with our analysis. It has a few problems, but above all else, it's FUN.--8/2/2008 10:51:55 PM--
3219 days, 3 hours, 54 minutes old - 25 comments

Ben's Week In Review: August 3
I wonder if Advent Children isn't the start of a new movie/game trend, everyone should be more excited about Ninja Theory's project, and I need a PS2.--8/2/2008 10:32:03 PM--
3219 days, 4 hours, 13 minutes old - 8 comments

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August 2nd, 2008

Last Updated 3219 days, 5 hours, 41 minutes ago

Square-Enix Event: Additional Details
Sorry, no Final Fantasy VII remake or sequel has been announced, but let's hope the news isn't over with yet. Here's some more info from the event.--8/2/2008 9:04:23 PM--
3219 days, 5 hours, 41 minutes old - 15 comments

Exclusive FIFA 09 Game Mode For PS3
Third-party exclusives are almost extinct, but how's about exclusive game modes? There's one in the PS3 version of FIFA 09; it'll be unveiled at Leipzig.--8/2/2008 10:48:06 AM--
3219 days, 15 hours, 57 minutes old - 6 comments

Left 4 Dead Port Confirmed For PS3
We almost don't want to tell you this, even though - on the surface - it appears to be good news. Another port of a Valve game, handled by EA, is coming.--8/2/2008 10:35:55 AM--
3219 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 29 comments

Editorial: The Definition Of "Gamer"
The next time I hear someone try to define what a "gamer" by using some imaginary list of rules and requirements, I'm gonna choke. It's not that tough.--8/1/2008 10:20:16 PM--
3220 days, 4 hours, 25 minutes old - 31 comments

Dissidia Gets Dated, Versus XIII To Have Simultaneous Release
More from Square-Enix's private party this weekend, as Dissidia: Final Fantasy for the PSP gets a December Japanese date, and the PS3 exclusive, Final Fantasy Versus XIII, will have a worldwide simultaneous release.--8/1/2008 10:17:25 PM--
3220 days, 4 hours, 28 minutes old - 15 comments

Final Fantasy XIII Demo Featured In Advent Children Complete (UPDATED)
No, nothing about a FFVII remake or sequel just yet, but we DO know a playable demo of FFXIII is coming with Advent Children Complete next March!--8/1/2008 10:05:41 PM--
3220 days, 4 hours, 40 minutes old - 15 comments

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August 1st, 2008

Last Updated 3220 days, 13 hours, 16 minutes ago

Europe To Get SIREN: Blood Curse Blu-Ray This Fall
Don't feel like waiting for 9 gigs to download to your PS3? If you're in Europe, you can just wait for the Blu-Ray disc version later this fall.--8/1/2008 1:29:53 PM--
3220 days, 13 hours, 16 minutes old - 10 comments

Activision: More Call Of Duty, Guitar Hero, Tony Hawk In 2009
You didn't really think Activision would put a stop to their biggest profit makers, did you? Of course not; they've got more in the works for next year.--8/1/2008 10:55:26 AM--
3220 days, 15 hours, 50 minutes old - 9 comments

LittleBigPlanet Gets Dated For Japan?
It's not official, but one source says Sony has finally nailed down an exact release date and price. It's only for Japan, but it may apply everywhere.--8/1/2008 10:42:38 AM--
3220 days, 16 hours, 3 minutes old - 6 comments

Bionic Commando, Street Fighter IV To Attack Leipzig
According to several sources, Capcom has revealed the four titles they'll be showing off in Leipzig this month...but Resident Evil 5 isn't part of the list.--8/1/2008 10:29:18 AM--
3220 days, 16 hours, 16 minutes old - 7 comments

PS3 Preview: Wolfenstein
No, it's not a remake of the original, it's a sequel to 2001's Return to Castle Wolfenstein, and it should be one hell of a bad-ass FPS. Check it out!--7/31/2008 10:17:13 PM--
3221 days, 4 hours, 28 minutes old - 6 comments

Activision: PS3 Outsells 360 In 2008
One of the world's biggest game publishers believes the PlayStation 3 will top the Xbox 360 in total sales when 2008 is over, although it'll be close.--7/31/2008 10:14:02 PM--
3221 days, 4 hours, 31 minutes old - 28 comments

Extended Home Beta For Japan, Namco Museum Included
We're still waiting on our open beta here in North America, but Japan is getting an extended closed beta for Home, and arcade classics are featured.--7/31/2008 10:01:22 PM--
3221 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes old - 11 comments

Atlus Issues New Game Teaser
Atlus is being all cagey before they announce their new title for "the Western markets," so if you're a puzzle fan, try to crack their code!--7/31/2008 9:49:42 PM--
3221 days, 4 hours, 56 minutes old - 6 comments

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