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--10/31/2009 11:19:42 AM--

October 31st, 2009

Last Updated 2823 days, 19 hours, 31 minutes ago

Dead Space Sequel Set For 2010?
Dead Space was one of the best games of 2008 and we had seen evidence that Visceral was hard at work on the sequel. Might it arrive next year...?--10/31/2009 11:19:42 AM--
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Media Molecule: Don't Worry About The PSP Version Of LBP
LittleBigPlanet represented a major step in the right direction on consoles, but how will it fare on the PSP? It'll be a "tremendous version," apparently.--10/31/2009 11:03:48 AM--
2823 days, 19 hours, 47 minutes old - 17 comments

What Do You Say To, "That's In A Video Game?"
Gamers always run into non-gamers who may be entirely clueless about the hobby we love. The question is, how do you handle this difficult situation?--10/30/2009 9:31:25 PM--
2824 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes old - 68 comments

Sony Clarifies: PlayStation Home Remains A Top Priority
Sony PlayStation Home director Pete Edwards was misquoted recently, and Sony has offered a clarification: Home remains a definite top priority.--10/30/2009 9:29:42 PM--
2824 days, 9 hours, 21 minutes old - 18 comments

Uncharted 2 Updated, Double Cash Weekend Underway
They've issued a big update for Uncharted 2 that fixes some multiplayer issues, and they've also launched the Double Cash Weekend. Take advantage!--10/30/2009 9:28:20 PM--
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--10/30/2009 10:23:00 AM--

October 30th, 2009

Last Updated 2824 days, 2 27 minutes ago

Australian Lobby Group Seeks Ban For Modern Warfare 2
The Australian Council on Children and the Media has asked that Modern Warfare 2 be re-rated, which actually means they're asking for an outright ban.--10/30/2009 10:23:00 AM--
2824 days, 2 27 minutes old - 73 comments

Sony Report: Despite Overall Losses, PS3 Sales Impressive
Sony lost another $654 million in the second quarter, but it certainly wasn't the PS3's fault. With 3.2 million units sold, it topped the Xbox 360 for Q2 2009.--10/30/2009 10:07:20 AM--
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God Of War III Ultimate Edition Revealed And Priced
You just KNEW we'd get a special edition of some kind for this mammoth PS3 exclusive...and here it is. The Ultimate Edition is just that- ultimate.--10/30/2009 9:52:32 AM--
2824 days, 2 58 minutes old - 80 comments

PS3 Review: Borderlands (Second Opinion)
Even though our first review wasn't much different from anyone else's, it was crazy controversial. So, we've got a second opinion for you.--10/29/2009 10:42:57 PM--
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Demon's Souls On Halloween: "The Old One's Power Grows"
Uh-oh...if you find yourself online on Halloween, and you're suddenly confused as to why those minions are suddenly a whole LOT tougher, well...--10/29/2009 10:17:41 PM--
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Bayonetta Slices It Up On January 5
The rumor has proven true as Sega has announced the official release date for Bayonetta. This is a can't-miss for action aficionados come January!--10/29/2009 10:15:57 PM--
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Five New Characters Via DLC For Ultimate Alliance 2
As if there weren't enough characters in this game already! Five more are headed your way next week...that is, if you're willing pay for the DLC.--10/29/2009 10:14:48 PM--
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October 29th, 2009

Last Updated 2825 days, 18 hours, 10 minutes ago

Bad Company 2 Limited Edition: Regular Retail Price
The details are in for the Limited Edition and although it'll only be available "while supplies last," it'll cost the same as the standard retail version.--10/29/2009 12:40:23 PM--
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Activision Responds To Controversial Modern Warfare 2 Footage
You've probably heard about the leaked MW2 footage featuring terrorists attacking an airport crowd. The ensuing backlash has prompted Activision to reply.--10/29/2009 11:07:05 AM--
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Man Thinks He's In Silent Hill, Causes Hospital Blackout
A man shut down power to a Netherlands hospital for 45 minutes because he needed a toothbrush to solve a Silent Hill puzzle. ...we have no comment, here.--10/29/2009 10:51:32 AM--
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More Evidence For GTAIV DLC On PS3
It's all in the wording. Based on a Rockstar reply during an interview, it almost seems inevitable that the PS3 will receive fresh DLC for GTAIV.--10/29/2009 10:39:05 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We've got two awesome behind-the-scenes vids for both Assassin's Creed II and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, plus more for Dragon Age: Origins, Bioshock 2, Tekken 6, DJ Hero, and more!--10/28/2009 11:11:00 PM--
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Morgan Webb: Adults Won't Be Insulted By Ratchet And Clank
She can always bring in the male adoration but her latest statement roused the ire of Nintendo fans; while Mario is more for kids, Ratchet is for adults.--10/28/2009 11:09:15 PM--
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Gamers, Kojima Staff Excited About New Zone Of The Enders
Ever since Hideo Kojima "promised" us a new Zone of the Enders, everyone has been pining for more info. Kojima himself is a little shocked at the reaction.--10/28/2009 11:08:09 PM--
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Energizer Offers Power & Play Stations, Special Batteries
If you're having trouble keeping your controllers fully charged for multiplayer fun, Energizer has some products you should probably be aware of.--10/28/2009 11:07:04 PM--
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October 28th, 2009

Last Updated 2826 days, 11 hours, 28 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time
The end to the "Future" story arc has arrived, and Insomniac have delivered yet another superb Ratchet & Clank game.--10/28/2009 7:22:31 PM--
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Sega PSP Demos Cater To RPG Fans
Demos for both Phantasy Star Portable 2 and Valkyria Chronicles 2 will be available next week, and RPG/strat fans can't afford to miss out.--10/28/2009 12:29:11 PM--
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Hugh Jackman To Assume The Role Of Nathan Drake?
The movie may actually be something special, and Drake voice actor Nolan North hints that we might see superstar Hugh Jackman in the leading role.--10/28/2009 10:57:00 AM--
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Japanese Bayonetta: Region Free, Entirely In English
It's out in Japan now but American gamers have to wait until next year. ...or do they? No technical reason or language barrier stands in your way.--10/28/2009 10:43:11 AM--
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Is A Crack In Time The Last Ratchet Title For A While?
You should consider the latest Ratchet and Clank to be the final part of a trilogy and in that respect, we may see the temporary end of the franchise.--10/28/2009 10:27:59 AM--
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God Of War Collection Lands On November 17, Trophies Revealed
This Godly collection is confirmed for November 17 and if you want a look at the Trophy list, click through and prepare yourself...some toughies, here.--10/27/2009 10:27:23 PM--
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Quitters To Receive Just Punishment In Uncharted 2
Are you one of those people who quit more matches than you finish? Well, Naughty Dog finds you "infuriating" and before long, you're gonna pay...--10/27/2009 10:25:57 PM--
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Crave Turning Man vs. Wild And Deadliest Catch Into Games
Yeah, we're not entirely sure about the gameplay, either, but at least they're both interesting ideas. Here come two of your favorite Discovery shows!--10/27/2009 10:24:45 PM--
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October 27th, 2009

Last Updated 2827 days, 14 hours, 27 minutes ago

Burn Zombie Burn! Contest Winner Gets Creepy European Tour
This is easily one of the best video game prizes ever. The winner gets a European tour from the Catacombs in Paris to the Valley of the Kings in Egypt!--10/27/2009 4:23:57 PM--
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Infinity Ward: "We Only Care About What Our Fans Think"
Believe it or not, Infinity Ward kept Activision's prying eyes away from Modern Warfare 2 for quite some time; IW cares a great deal about fan feedback.--10/27/2009 12:31:44 PM--
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Study: Americans Love Games, Demos Prove To Be "Crucial"
In a recent study, we learn that more Americans spend more time playing games than any country in Europe, and demos definitely have an impact.--10/27/2009 10:56:34 AM--
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Brutal Legend DLC Announced: "Tears Of The Hextadon"
You've completed the single-player campaign and are having fun online...but you want more maps and oh yeah, a new axe for Eddie. Then grab this next week!--10/27/2009 10:40:14 AM--
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Insomniac On Game Design: We Can Always Be More Efficient
Insomniac believes the PS3 won't be maxed out for another 2-3 years, simply because you can "always be more efficient" with your development.--10/27/2009 10:28:38 AM--
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PS3 Review: Trine
There are a whole lot of reasons to check out the PSN these days, and Trine is the latest and best reason. It's pretty, it's fun, it's even addictive.--10/26/2009 9:50:04 PM--
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Third-Person View Confirmed For Modern Warfare 2 Online
You can't just select this new feature whenever you wish, but if everyone wants to try it during a private match online, you will have that option.--10/26/2009 9:48:46 PM--
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Over 1 Million Have Enjoyed Warhawk
It took over two years but there are finally over 1 million people out there who have tried Warhawk. And as far as we're concerned, there should be more.--10/26/2009 9:47:19 PM--
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Inferno Pool, LocoRoco Midnight Carnival On PSN This Week
A couple potential gems will land on the PSN this week; one is a whole new take on the usually quiet sport of pool, and the other is unique and addictive.--10/26/2009 9:45:33 PM--
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October 26th, 2009

Last Updated 2828 days, 13 hours, 4 minutes ago

Your Game System Sucks
Indeed, Mr. Murray. We're getting tired of the rabbid fanboyism, and so here's a piece we like to call Your Game System Sucks. No sugar coating, just a whole bunch of reasons why all three current game consoles are teh suk.--10/26/2009 5:46:49 PM--
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DJ Hero Not Expected To Be An Instant Blockbuster
Activision is willing to be patient with this new angle on the "Hero" franchise; they're not expecting it to rake in huge numbers right off the bat.--10/26/2009 12:39:46 PM--
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Rockstar Seeking "Strong Actors" For L.A. Noire
Don't you worry about L.A. Noire; the casting call for this game proves that Rockstar is throwing their full weight into the development process.--10/26/2009 11:04:18 AM--
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Borderlands PS3 Patch Fixes Major Friends List Problem
We needed a fix-it patch for the Friends list issue on the PSN and Gearbox has responded quickly. This narrows the gap between the PS3 and 360 versions.--10/26/2009 10:47:06 AM--
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SCEA: Netflix Confirmed For PS3
"It Only Does Everything." Sony must've known that before they issued this new marketing campaign, a big announcement like this was on the horizon.--10/26/2009 10:29:52 AM--
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Inferior Multiplats Still Plaguing The PlayStation 3
This problem, while nowhere near as prominent as it once was, is still around. We take a few current examples and wonder when the trend will die...--10/25/2009 11:23:07 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Uncharted 2 Is The Cream Of The Crop
Obviously, Uncharted 2 has had a tremendous impact on all of you: the majority believe this game is the best game of the year AND of the generation!--10/25/2009 11:09:56 PM--
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Pachter Predicts Modern Warfare 2 Will Sell 18 Million+
Analyst Michael Pachter doesn't think the game will become the biggest seller ever, but he's predicting some super big numbers. No surprise.--10/25/2009 10:48:08 PM--
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Sony Willing To Help Valve With Future PS3 Projects
Valve has said they don't have the right team to effectively make games for the PS3, and Sony has responded: "if you want help, we'll give it..."--10/25/2009 10:31:00 PM--
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October 25th, 2009

Last Updated 2829 days, 11 hours, 26 minutes ago

PS3 Review: FIFA Soccer '10
The world's greatest sport gets an all new virtual iteration with EA's greatest sports franchise. FIFA 10 is every football fan's dream come true.--10/25/2009 7:24:36 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: October 25
I'm almost 100% convinced that Conviction is coming to the PS3, I hope the current generation of consoles lasts a while, and Trine is a definite winner.--10/24/2009 10:12:46 PM--
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October 24th, 2009

Last Updated 2830 days, 19 hours, 53 minutes ago

Is This The Final Box Art For FFXIII?
This may be the box art Japanese gamers see when Final Fantasy XIII releases in December, although Square-Enix won't confirm it. You like or no?--10/24/2009 10:57:48 AM--
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Dragon Age: Origins Golden, PS3 Version Ships On Time
The good news is that Dragon Age will ship on the same day - November 3 - as the 360 and PC versions. ...we just hope they're not rushing it.--10/24/2009 10:42:43 AM--
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Editorial: Resistance Requires More Respect
Despite all the critical acclaim, it seems that neither of the Resistance titles have received enough respect. Do we forget how GREAT the sequel was?--10/23/2009 9:56:30 PM--
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Killzone 2 Tops 2 Million Sold Plateau
It has taken too long in our opinion but if the latest sales stats are correct, Killzone 2 has finally sold over 2 million copies worldwide. You got YOUR copy, right?--10/23/2009 9:54:56 PM--
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Uncharted 2 "Exceeding Expectations," DLC This Year
Naughty Dog says their stellar sequel is "exceeding expectations" (in terms of sales, too), and the first batch of DLC should arrive later this year!--10/23/2009 9:53:48 PM--
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October 23rd, 2009

Last Updated 2831 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes ago

Play The Mystical Avatar Game On December 1
The movie won't be in theaters until December 16 but you can join this sci-fi world more than two weeks earlier. Let's hope the game is decent...--10/23/2009 12:55:25 PM--
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Infinity Ward: "You Can Always Take A Console Further"
Community manager Robert Bowling says he believes there's a whole lot of life left in the current group of consoles, so we don't need the next-gen yet.--10/23/2009 11:07:08 AM--
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Naughty Dog On Uncharted 2: No Animator Could Achieve This
Naughty Dog isn't a studio that normally brags, but they're proud of their accomplishment and they don't believe another animator could do better.--10/23/2009 10:58:19 AM--
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Atlus Puts Bevy Of PSP Titles On PSN
Atlus has always been accused of never having enough copies of their games on store shelves, so they've put a bunch of their PSP titles on the PSN.--10/23/2009 10:44:33 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Vancouver 2010
Games based on the Olympics are typically terrible but Eurocom might surprise everyone with this winter effort. Who likes a first-person view...?--10/22/2009 9:45:42 PM--
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"Exciting Announcement" For PS3 Version Of Dragon Age
We've heard the PS3 version of Dragon Age: Origins had been delayed but now, Bioware says they have an "exciting announcement." So...no delay?--10/22/2009 9:44:42 PM--
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Kojima's Three "Incredible" Games For The Rest Of 2009
What are the three titles you should definitely try before 2009 is over? Hideo Kojima makes his picks, and not surprisingly, one is Uncharted 2...--10/22/2009 9:43:40 PM--
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Konami Confirms US Release For Shadow Of Destiny
Yes! The PSP port of Shadow of Destiny will launch in North America, and that's great news for all you adventure fans who really miss games like this.--10/22/2009 9:42:19 PM--
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October 22nd, 2009

Last Updated 2832 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes ago

Console War: It's A Two-Horse Race, Not Three
Now that the PS3 is surging, people are wondering if it's going to catch the Wii. ...well, that's irrelevant, considering the difference in each audience.--10/22/2009 12:42:35 PM--
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Best Buy To Start "Buy 2, Get 1 Free" Deal This Weekend
Yeah, we know there are plenty of games you want to buy, so maybe you should visit Best Buy this weekend. Pick up three games and the third is free...--10/22/2009 11:07:22 AM--
2832 days, 19 hours, 43 minutes old - 55 comments

Resonance Of Fate Japanese Release Date Confirmed
This RPG should be high on your priority list if you're a fan of the genre, and it has just been announced that it'll launch in Japan on January 28.--10/22/2009 10:49:20 AM--
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Assassin's Creed II Has Three Hours Worth Of Cut-Scenes?
So you just got finished playing Uncharted 2 with its 90 minutes of cut-scenes and said, "man, I want MORE!" Well, look no further than this Ubisoft sequel.--10/22/2009 10:36:17 AM--
2832 days, 2 14 minutes old - 32 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We celebrate the launch of Borderlands with two new gameplay vids, tease you with a Bayonetta hottie, get a first look at Inversion, check out the God of War Collection, and...oh, there's more.--10/21/2009 9:51:05 PM--
2833 days, 8 hours, 59 minutes old

Naughty Dog Talks Uncharted Movie, Praises PlayStation 3
We have final confirmation for the movie (and for once, we're excited), and although they won't announce Uncharted 3, they do love that PS3.--10/21/2009 9:49:32 PM--
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Oddworld Titles Arrive On PSN Today
Both Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee and Oddworld: Abe's Exodus will go on the Store today; they'll cost $9.99 each, but these unique games are worth it.--10/21/2009 9:48:06 PM--
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No Install Needed For FFXIII, Optional Install For Tekken 6
Neither game will have a mandatory install - good news - and the loading times in FFXIII will still be insignificant. As for Tekken 6, it's your option.--10/21/2009 9:46:58 PM--
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October 21st, 2009

Last Updated 2833 days, 18 hours, 7 minutes ago

Need For Speed Hits 100M Sold, $2.7 Billion In Sales
The franchise that began over 15 years ago has hit the lofty sales plateau and the additional statistics are downright mind-boggling. Long live NFS!--10/21/2009 12:43:43 PM--
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Heavy Rain: "Slight Adaptations" For Different Regions
It seems that Quantic Dream plans to tailor-fit their game to suit the needs of certain regions...regions where racy content might be censored.--10/21/2009 11:09:50 AM--
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Ubisoft Doesn't Rule Out Conviction For PlayStation 3 Owners
Although it was only recently labeled as a "true Microsoft exclusive," the Ubisoft Montreal CEO says "there's always hope" for Splinter Cell on the PS3.--10/21/2009 10:52:33 AM--
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Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Gets Japanese Date?
It's the next big RPG for the PSP and it seems it'll arrive in Japan on January 9. If that's true, will we get it in early spring...? Let's hope.--10/21/2009 10:38:33 AM--
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PS3 Review: Borderlands
The long anticipated first-person shooter/first-person RPG is finally here, complete with its cel-shaded look. Unfortunately, there are a number of really pesky problems that hold the game back. --10/20/2009 10:59:35 PM--
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Why The Industry Should Be Proud Of Uncharted 2
It's one of the finest games of the generation and while others have been excellent, this one stands head-and-shoulders above the competition.--10/20/2009 10:29:28 PM--
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Chinatown Wars: Buy Now On PSN Or In UMD Format
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is now on store shelves, but it's also on the PSN, so you don't have an excuse to miss out. GTA is ALWAYS popular.--10/20/2009 9:51:11 PM--
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Two Demos Set For A Crack In Time
Yep, we're getting TWO demos for Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in Time (the first hits this week), and a couple early reviews prove this game's quality.--10/20/2009 9:49:53 PM--
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New Movies Include Hitman, Kane & Lynch, Just Cause
Hollywood producer Adrian Askarieh is looking to capitalize on the success of the first Hitman, so that includes a sequel...and Bruce Willis as Kane.--10/20/2009 9:48:41 PM--
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October 20th, 2009

Last Updated 2834 days, 18 hours, 10 minutes ago

God Of War III Director Addresses Multiplayer Issue
Uncharted 2 all but proved that a game doesn't "have" to have multiplayer to be a fantastic experience, and SCEA will prove it again with GoWIII.--10/20/2009 12:40:39 PM--
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Konami Reveals Rocket Knight Revival
If you can remember 1994 and the Sega Genesis, maybe you'll know what Konami is talking about. If not...well, this "2.5D" side-scroller still looks fun.--10/20/2009 11:05:25 AM--
2834 days, 19 hours, 45 minutes old - 12 comments

UPDATE: Gran Turismo 5 Spotted With Three Separate Blu-Ray Discs? Nah.
Looks like a false alarm. In a new video, Kazunori Yamauchi is seen holding a GT5 box and we can clearly see three separate slots. But they're not for holding discs, as Arnold has keenly noticed. --10/20/2009 10:49:30 AM--
2834 days, 2 1 minute old - 48 comments

Bayonetta Receives A Very Rare 40/40 From Famitsu
It was definitely unexpected but Bayonetta has somehow managed to snag only the 12th perfect score ever from Famitsu. Is it really THAT good?--10/20/2009 10:33:04 AM--
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PSP Preview: Valkyria Chronicles 2
No, this sequel isn't coming to the PS3 but that doesn't mean it won't be great. If you were a fan of the original, you just gotta check out VC2.--10/19/2009 10:13:34 PM--
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Sony Says: "Welcome To The PlayStation Nation"
Sony had a pretty darn good month in September, and October is shaping up nicely as well. It's a good time to be a member of the "PlayStation Nation."--10/19/2009 10:11:31 PM--
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Ex-3D Realms Designer: Uncharted 2 Is "Epic Bad-Assery"
Just about everyone is blown away by Uncharted 2, including ex-3D Realms developer George Broussard. In fact, it's SO good, it's downright "intimidating."--10/19/2009 10:07:41 PM--
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October 19th, 2009

Last Updated 2835 days, 9 hours, 35 minutes ago

Halo Wins, Beatles Debut Strong, Confusion Abound
Take a look at how the games performed for the month of September. There are some surprises, which also create a bit of confusion.--10/19/2009 9:15:13 PM--
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PlayStation 3 Outsells Wii & X360 in North America
For the month of September, despite a Wii price-drop, Halo ODST, a Microsoft Xbox 360 price-drop, and other factors, the PlayStation 3 came out on top. --10/19/2009 7:56:44 PM--
2835 days, 10 hours, 54 minutes old - 47 comments

Darksiders Unleashes Hellish Brutality On January 5
There could be plenty of great action available early next year, as THQ has announced that their dark and bloody title will launch on January 5.--10/19/2009 3:25:06 PM--
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Yakuza Designer: GTA Format Could Be "Dangerous"
There have been comparisons made between Grand Theft Auto and Yakuza, but a designer for the latter says the GTA media could in fact be "dangerous."--10/19/2009 12:40:17 PM--
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Band Hero Full Track List, Importable Songs Revealed
Including all the importable songs from Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero will boast a track library of over 300...that'll keep you playin' through Thanksgiving.--10/19/2009 11:04:40 AM--
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GTTV Teases Bioshock 2 Media Blast
GTTV host Geoff Keighley says we can expect a bunch of new single-player campaign footage this week, plus a look at several new characters.--10/19/2009 10:45:28 AM--
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Killzone 3, Resistance 3, World At War 2 Set For 2010?
The December issue of PlayStation: The Official Magazine says Killzone 3 is already "deep in development," and that's just one of the 2010 FPSs.--10/19/2009 10:30:42 AM--
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PSXE Poll Update: We Still Prefer Physical Media
Even though the switch to all digital media may be in our future, most of you still like the idea of physical, disc-based games. Yeah, we hear ya.--10/18/2009 9:49:54 PM--
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Uncharted 160GB PS3 Bundle Drops To $299 At Sony Style
It's one of the biggest deals of the year, just because Sony needs to clear out their stock of the Uncharted 160GB PS3 bundle. It's $200 LESS than usual!--10/18/2009 9:47:53 PM--
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Namco Bandai Considering A Tales Of Vesperia "Part 2"
We're still waiting for a US release date for the PS3 version of the original title, and they're already talking about a sequel. Kinda frustrating.--10/18/2009 9:46:33 PM--
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October 18th, 2009

Last Updated 2837 days, 9 hours, 3 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: October 18
Naughty Dog emphasizes the importance of designer talent, I SO want inFamous 2, I complete Uncharted 2, and WHAT is the deal with Chloe's ass?!--10/17/2009 9:47:17 PM--
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October 17th, 2009

Last Updated 2837 days, 19 hours, 43 minutes ago

SOCOM: Confrontation To Receive Cold Front Add-On Pack
This downloadable pack will feature a horde of new content, including all new locales and weapons, a new game mode, and revamped specialization system.--10/17/2009 11:07:10 AM--
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Alpha Protocol Needs Time To "Fulfill Its 'AAA' Potential"
It was supposed to arrive this month but Sega is giving Obsidian Entertainment more time so the game can "fulfill its 'AAA' potential." Fine by us.--10/17/2009 10:54:24 AM--
2837 days, 19 hours, 56 minutes old - 15 comments

Gaming May Never Appeal To Women
They say that more females are involved in video games than ever before, and while that's true, will we ever see games appeal equally to both sexes?--10/16/2009 9:28:55 PM--
2838 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes old - 128 comments

Uncharted 2 Sales Estimates: 1 Million Sold In First Week
The original Uncharted sold only 135,000 copies in its first week (a downright crime) but the sequel is making up for lost sales. 300,000 on Day 1!--10/16/2009 9:27:29 PM--
2838 days, 9 hours, 23 minutes old - 95 comments

Borderlands First DLC: "A Full-Fledged Expansion"
The game isn't even on store shelves just yet and Gearbox Software has already detailed their first piece of downloadable content. We love extras!--10/16/2009 9:26:26 PM--
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October 16th, 2009

Last Updated 2838 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes ago

Study: Impulse Purchases Amongst Gamers On The Rise
The latest study says that 40% of gamers have made an "impulse buy" in the past six months, and this is due to online accessibility and packaging.--10/16/2009 12:41:10 PM--
2838 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes old - 50 comments

Ubisoft's Cover Girl Pops Up For PSP
If you want to cater more to the female demographic, you need different styles of games. That's just a fact. So if you're a woman, will YOU buy this?--10/16/2009 11:02:36 AM--
2838 days, 19 hours, 48 minutes old - 17 comments

Wells On Platform Debate: Gaps Depend On The Developers
While Naughty Dog co-founder Evan Wells admits that Uncharted 2 couldn't exist without the Cell processor, it all depends on developer/designer skill.--10/16/2009 10:41:31 AM--
2838 days, 2 9 minutes old - 40 comments

Kojima On Zone Of The Enders 2: "I Can Promise A Sequel"
Hideo Kojima admits his timing was wrong when ZoE 2 released, but due to the massive fan appreciation, Kojima says ZoE 3 is just a matter of "when."--10/16/2009 10:26:44 AM--
2838 days, 2 24 minutes old - 42 comments

PSP Preview: Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron
There are plenty of promising handheld titles on the way this holiday season, and one of them spells multiplayer fun for up to 16 avid Star Wars fans.--10/15/2009 9:55:46 PM--
2839 days, 8 hours, 55 minutes old - 8 comments

SCEA Confirms 250GB PS3 Slim For November 3
The rumors and speculation have proven true: SCEA will release a 250GB PS3 Slim here in the US on November 3, with a retail price of $349.99.--10/15/2009 9:54:23 PM--
2839 days, 8 hours, 56 minutes old - 55 comments

More Demon's Souls Copies Incoming
If you're having difficulty locating a copy of Demon's Souls at your local game store, fear not. Atlus is aware of the demand; they're on top of it.--10/15/2009 9:53:18 PM--
2839 days, 8 hours, 57 minutes old - 37 comments

Sucker Punch: inFamous Development Faced Obstacles
It seems the team experienced some tough times in the making of this fantastic title; their "lack of direction" actually cost them months of work.--10/15/2009 9:52:09 PM--
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October 15th, 2009

Last Updated 2839 days, 13 hours, 51 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: God of War Collection
It's God of War I and God of War II with HD visuals, and will come with a demo of God of War III. For those of you who haven't played a God of War game yet, this preview is for you. --10/15/2009 4:59:51 PM--
2839 days, 13 hours, 51 minutes old - 41 comments

Uncharted 2 Fortune Hunter Edition Giveaway Is Complete
Another giveaway is in the books and we congratulate the winners. The sheer number of people who participated is absolutely mind-boggling...--10/15/2009 2:44:27 PM--
2839 days, 16 hours, 6 minutes old - 43 comments

Spec Ops Mode Replaces Campaign Co-Op In MW2
We won't get co-op play for the campaign in Modern Warfare 2, but there's a darn good reason for that, and Spec Ops mode should be a superior substitution.--10/15/2009 12:33:26 PM--
2839 days, 18 hours, 17 minutes old - 21 comments

Study: Relation Between Video Games And Attention Disorders
The latest research finds there is a distinct link between "frequent" game playing and ADD. While not encouraging, it's also not exactly surprising.--10/15/2009 11:00:16 AM--
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Assassin's Creed Costume: Be Altair For Halloween
Who doesn't want to be a medieval assassin for Halloween? Ubisoft has struck an agreement that will get you the entire costume...yes, weapons included.--10/15/2009 10:42:21 AM--
2839 days, 2 8 minutes old - 15 comments

Naughty Dog Accidentally Confirms Cross Game Chat?
It seems a member of Naughty Dog has inadvertently confirmed the rumor that says cross game chat will be coming to the PS3 via firmware update.--10/15/2009 10:26:37 AM--
2839 days, 2 24 minutes old - 38 comments

Uncharted 2 Fortune Hunter Giveaway: PSXE Treasure Hunt! (UPDATED)
Want a shot at winning one of these unbelievable Fortune Hunter Editions? We've got FIVE to give away, so let the great PSXE Treasure Hunt begin!--10/12/2009 10:55:11 PM--
2842 days, 7 hours, 55 minutes old - 449 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We celebrate the launch of Brutal Legend with two new gameplay videos, than move on to Gran Turismo 5, Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time, Dark Void, Tekken 6, and Army of Two: The 40th Day.--10/14/2009 9:40:46 PM--
2840 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes old

PSP Videos Updated
A cool half-dozen for ya: Valkyria Chronicles 2, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier, Dissidia: Final Fantasy, Metal Slug XX, and Obscure: The Aftermath PSP.--10/14/2009 9:38:07 PM--
2840 days, 9 hours, 12 minutes old

Kojima Welcomes "New Thinking" Of Young Rising Staff
Sometimes, you just have to let some new thinking shine through, and that's exactly what Hideo Kojima is doing with his young MGS: Rising staff.--10/14/2009 9:36:31 PM--
2840 days, 9 hours, 14 minutes old - 24 comments

Tekken 6 Viral Campaign: New Video, Tekken Talk Revealed
The promotion for Tekken 6 continues, and this time, they've got fighters (er, models) in a hot new video, plus the launching of "Tekken Talk!"--10/14/2009 9:35:29 PM--
2840 days, 9 hours, 15 minutes old - 8 comments

PlayStation Home Activity Doubles In Past Six Months
As Home grows, so does the participation. Director Jack Buser says we've seen some big growth in the past six months, and there's more to come...--10/14/2009 9:33:48 PM--
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October 14th, 2009

Last Updated 2840 days, 17 hours, 1 minute ago

PSP Review: MotorStorm: Arctic Edge
MotorStorm arrives on the PSP, and what a great splash it makes for Sony's handheld. This is every bit the perfect handheld experience you expected it to be.--10/14/2009 1:49:13 PM--
2840 days, 17 hours, 1 minute old - 17 comments

PS3 Preview: Max Payne 3
This all new Max Payne has gone through a number of changes, none of which have made him any more calm. Max is back, and he's still crazy. --10/14/2009 1:39:31 PM--
2840 days, 17 hours, 11 minutes old - 24 comments

Charming RTS Mushroom Wars Available Tomorrow On PSN
We've been waiting for Creat Studios to drop their latest downloadable title into our laps, and so they have: it's the very appealing Mushroom Wars.--10/14/2009 11:04:21 AM--
2840 days, 19 hours, 46 minutes old - 6 comments

LEGO Rock Band: Full Soundtrack List
There will be 45 songs included in LEGO Rock Band, and it's a solid list of rock classics that will undoubtedly appeal to the younger demographic.--10/14/2009 10:49:40 AM--
2840 days, 2 1 minute old - 7 comments

Madden NFL Arcade Pummels PSN/XBLA In December
It's for those who just don't want to deal with the inherent complexities of a simulator. It's arcade-y and fantastical; it's designed only for fun.--10/14/2009 10:35:49 AM--
2840 days, 2 15 minutes old - 3 comments

PS3 Review: Brutal Legend
Our Brutal Legend review is up! The long awaited metal-themed action/adventure is finally here and it really rocks! This is easily Tim Schafer's best work to date. \m/>_<\m/--10/14/2009 3:28:17 AM--
2841 days, 3 hours, 22 minutes old - 34 comments

Uncharted Prequel Announced, Save Data Incentives
In more from that live chat, we learn about a prequel - "Uncharted: Eye of Indra" - and if you have Uncharted save data, you get a bonus in the sequel!--10/13/2009 10:03:54 PM--
2841 days, 8 hours, 47 minutes old - 40 comments

inFamous 2 Unofficially Confirmed?
We just loved the first one and we've been hoping for a sequel announcement ever since. Well, this is hardly official but it's a darn good sign...--10/13/2009 10:02:39 PM--
2841 days, 8 hours, 48 minutes old - 29 comments

Naughty Dog On Uncharted 2 Acclaim, Strong Female Characters
During a live chat today, a couple Naughty Dog members spoke about the game's amazing critical reception and the role of strong female characters.--10/13/2009 10:01:22 PM--
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October 13th, 2009

Last Updated 2841 days, 18 hours, 3 minutes ago

Splatterhouse Reemerges, Now Set For Q3 2010
It was supposed to release this year but it has now been delayed until later in 2010. Well, we always say that if devs need the time, they should get it.--10/13/2009 12:47:50 PM--
2841 days, 18 hours, 3 minutes old - 13 comments

Yakuza 3 US-Bound, Courtesy of Sega?
The latest rumor is that Sega will publish Yakuza 3 here in North America. Well, it's about time; this is guaranteed to be another solid PS3 exclusive.--10/13/2009 11:04:11 AM--
2841 days, 19 hours, 46 minutes old - 16 comments

Quantic's Cage Talks Nudity, QTEs, Quality In Heavy Rain
Quantic Dream's David Cage discusses the storyline, striptease controversy, Quick Time Events, and Sony's desire to see only the best quality.--10/13/2009 10:51:04 AM--
2841 days, 19 hours, 59 minutes old - 26 comments

Pachter On Brutal Legend: "It's Going To Be Profitable"
Analyst Michael Pachter says Brutal Legend will be the "sleeper hit" of the holiday season, which means Schafer and Co. will finally get PAID.--10/13/2009 10:38:35 AM--
2841 days, 2 12 minutes old - 27 comments

PS3 Review: Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection
Pinball? Yeah, there's a pinball collection out for the PS3. And if you're a fan, you may actually really enjoy this.--10/13/2009 1:08:20 AM--
2842 days, 5 hours, 42 minutes old - 10 comments

PS3 Review: NBA 2K10
We've already taken a look at the competition in the form of EA's NBA Live 10, and now we can do a compare-and-contrast session. Which has the edge?--10/12/2009 9:59:54 PM--
2842 days, 8 hours, 51 minutes old - 5 comments

Yamauchi Eyes The Competition "From A Distance"
The competition has proven stiff but GT creator Kazunori Yamauchi still appears confident and respectful as he expresses basic interest.--10/12/2009 9:58:07 PM--
2842 days, 8 hours, 52 minutes old - 20 comments

Uncharted 2 "Next-Gen Filter" Comically Exaggerated
If you want a laugh, make sure to check out the "Next-Gen Filter" in Uncharted 2. It only proves that Naughty Dog has a definite sense of humor. HA!--10/12/2009 9:56:58 PM--
2842 days, 8 hours, 54 minutes old - 18 comments

Designers Must Walk A Fine Line When Reinventing The IP
Remakes are big these days, but while many turn out to be successes, Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner says it can be a risky business.--10/12/2009 9:55:52 PM--
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October 12th, 2009

Last Updated 2842 days, 18 hours, 26 minutes ago

Ready At Dawn Prepping "Game Development Platform"
They gave us God of War: Chains of Olympus for the PSP and now they're building their very own piece of middleware. It should help out other designers.--10/12/2009 12:24:20 PM--
2842 days, 18 hours, 26 minutes old - 15 comments

Tekken 6 Trophies Emphasize Scenario Campaign Mode
An unofficial list of 50 Trophies has been found for Tekken 6, and as you will see, there's a definite focus on the new Scenario Campaign Mode.--10/12/2009 10:50:03 AM--
2842 days, 20 hours old - 12 comments

Bayonetta Japanese TV Ad: "Non-Stop Climax Action!"
Yeah, well, think what you want, but it'll probably sell copies. We're just wondering if a similarly provocative ad will show up in the US... It's yummy.--10/12/2009 10:36:05 AM--
2842 days, 2 14 minutes old - 41 comments

Capcom "Absolutely Not Finished With Monster Hunter On PSP"
If you thought you'd seen the last of Monster Hunter on the PSP, think again. Do you really believe Capcom would ignore such profit potential?--10/12/2009 10:21:43 AM--
2842 days, 2 29 minutes old - 14 comments

Mass Effect 2 Headed To PS3 After All?
The rumor has returned: the Russian EA website and European retailer GAME has listed this sequel as coming to the PC, Xbox 360 and, yup, the PS3.--10/11/2009 9:56:28 PM--
2843 days, 8 hours, 54 minutes old - 58 comments

Public Beta For ModNation Racers May Drop Before December
We first heard a public beta test might show up for December, but it seems a Sony employee is already testing it internally. Okay, so bring it on!--10/11/2009 9:55:09 PM--
2843 days, 8 hours, 55 minutes old - 22 comments

New Action Title Revealed: Scivelation
We're not going to guess about the exact pronunciation, but this new third-person action title uses the UE3 engine and is set for release next year.--10/11/2009 9:53:49 PM--
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October 11th, 2009

Last Updated 2843 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Gran Turismo 5
An in-depth look of nearly every detail that Sony and Polyphony have released on what, we have no doubt, will be the greatest racing game of all time. --10/11/2009 2:40:52 PM--
2843 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 54 comments

God of War III Delayed...For One Day! Gran Turismo 5 in Feb? Nah.
While poking around GameStop, we noticed a new release date for GOWIII, and an odd February release date for Gran Turismo 5. We have an explanation, but we're not saying it's a concrete one.--10/11/2009 3:32:04 PM--
2843 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 31 comments

Resistance 3 Billboard Spotted
In the middle of a shooting location for Battle: Los Angeles stands a giant billboard and it reads: Resistance 3. It even gives us some details. Welcome to the Empire State.--10/11/2009 3:13:39 PM--
2843 days, 15 hours, 37 minutes old - 50 comments

News Flash: DJ Hero Incentives, GH5, IL-2, and Marvel UA2 content.
Activision announces pre-order bonuses for DJ Hero, Guitar Hero 5 gets Billy Squier track pack, Carnage is on his way to Marvel: UA2, and DLC for IL-2 has arrived. --10/11/2009 3:21:51 PM--
2843 days, 15 hours, 29 minutes old - 10 comments

Ben's Week In Review: October 11
It's usually not a good idea to label the competition as "boring," perhaps action games CAN be too blindingly fast, and I near the end of Katamari Forever.--10/10/2009 10:47:29 PM--
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October 10th, 2009

Last Updated 2844 days, 20 hours ago

Jak And Daxter Officially Reunite On November 3
This mighty duo has finally returned: The Lost Frontier for the PSP and PS2 will launch on November 3, and yes, it can be played on the PSP Go as well.--10/10/2009 10:50:03 AM--
2844 days, 20 hours old - 19 comments

Uncharted 2: 80,000 Polygons Used For One Character
In a video interview in the game, one of the programmers talks about how much effort was put into the visuals...there are a LOT of polygons.--10/10/2009 10:37:56 AM--
2844 days, 2 13 minutes old - 46 comments

Editorial Mix: Cookies, Relationships, And Tolstoy
It's a hodge-podge of topics for this week's editorial. Maybe you'll find it boring...maybe you'll appreciate the mini-rants. Well, who knows?--10/9/2009 10:19:15 PM--
2845 days, 8 hours, 31 minutes old - 96 comments

Play Uncharted 2 Demo, Get A Shot At The Fortune Hunter Edition
You can't buy that totally sweet Fortune Hunter Edition; you need to WIN it. Well, the PlayStation Blog is giving you a chance this weekend, folks.--10/9/2009 10:18:08 PM--
2845 days, 8 hours, 32 minutes old - 62 comments

Little To No Frame Rate Issues In Assassin's Creed II PS3
The original had its fair share of frame rate problems but Ubisoft has been working on them in the sequel; the PS3 version should be just fine.--10/9/2009 10:15:39 PM--
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October 9th, 2009

Last Updated 2845 days, 12 hours, 8 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 does a lot of things right. But after all this time, perhaps the game is feeling a bit dated in some spots. --10/9/2009 6:42:23 PM--
2845 days, 12 hours, 8 minutes old - 37 comments

PS3 Preview: Super Street Fighter IV
An all new and improved Street Fighter IV is on its way with a horde of new features and a lower, friendlier price-tag.--10/9/2009 6:42:23 PM--
2845 days, 12 hours, 8 minutes old - 20 comments

PSP Preview: Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (Hands-On)
We take our PSP copy of Jak and Daxter: The Final Frontier for a spin, but we walk away fairly unimpressed...and a bit frustrated.--10/9/2009 6:42:23 PM--
2845 days, 12 hours, 8 minutes old - 5 comments

Gunnar Optiks Present Futuristic "Gamer Glasses"
While some accessories are only for convenience purposes, these should provide both a better gaming experience and added safety for your eyes.--10/9/2009 12:38:06 PM--
2845 days, 18 hours, 12 minutes old - 51 comments

White Knight Chronicles Sequel: Info And Screens Revealed
We're still waiting for the first title here in the US but they're already talking about the sequel in Japan. ...frustrating, yes, but still cool.--10/9/2009 11:02:05 AM--
2845 days, 19 hours, 48 minutes old - 26 comments

Growing Concern Over PlayStation 3 Version Of Bayonetta
This is what happens when a studio doesn't develop a game for both targeted consoles simultaneously. We're worried the PS3 version will fall short.--10/9/2009 10:45:16 AM--
2845 days, 2 5 minutes old - 87 comments

Tekken 6 Strikes Gold, Online Multiplayer Details
Another game has gone gold, and this one will make fighter fans everywhere happy. Tekken 6 is coming for Halloween, and the online multiplayer is big!--10/9/2009 10:29:54 AM--
2845 days, 2 21 minutes old - 26 comments

Racing Games Shining Brightly So Far This Generation
It seems like every racing game that comes our way is well worth playing, and some are even downright amazing. Is this the next-gen racing renaissance?--10/8/2009 10:41:19 PM--
2846 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes old - 49 comments

A Crack In Time Officially Goes Gold
Jeez...October is out of control, as usual. Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time has struck gold, and that means it's confirmed for October 27!--10/8/2009 9:49:59 PM--
2846 days, 9 hours, 1 minute old - 36 comments

PSP Preview: Hot Shots Tennis: Get A Grip
The PSP could use a nice little tennis game, and although we're certain of the simple controls and fluid gameplay, we're hoping for more substance.--10/8/2009 9:33:06 PM--
2846 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes old - 3 comments

Rumor Debunk: God Of War Collection Still Set For Fall
You may have heard that this awesome collection had been delayed until next year, but Sony has confirmed that the release date is still set for Fall 2009.--10/8/2009 9:31:47 PM--
2846 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes old - 29 comments

Capcom Holding "Top Secret Event" For Dark Void
Capcom is at it again. They're giving a group of specially selected gamers a sneak peek at Dark Void next week, but it's secret. Super...duper...secret.--10/8/2009 9:30:31 PM--
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October 8th, 2009

Last Updated 2846 days, 15 hours, 52 minutes ago

GameStop: Midnight Launch Fun For Uncharted 2, Brutal Legend
You're just sitting around Monday night, awaiting Tuesday's release of two awesome games, so why not visit your local GameStop and snag 'em early?--10/8/2009 2:58:34 PM--
2846 days, 15 hours, 52 minutes old - 52 comments

Yamauchi Talks GT5 Visuals: "Better Than Reality"
This is an interesting way to look at video game graphics: because designers can always recreate the "best conditions," GT5 could be "better" than reality.--10/8/2009 12:29:07 PM--
2846 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes old - 59 comments

Tony Hawk: Ride Soundtrack Revealed
If we're going to be standing on a plastic skateboard, we need the FULL experience, so of course, that includes a myriad of alt/rock bands.--10/8/2009 11:01:52 AM--
2846 days, 19 hours, 49 minutes old - 7 comments

Analyst Predictions: PS3 Wins Monthly Battle, Industry Way Up
The analysts say the PS3 won September in a landslide while they also predict a return to double-digit growth. Price drops and games...--10/8/2009 10:33:35 AM--
2846 days, 2 17 minutes old - 31 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got two videos each for two of the best the PS3 has to offer; Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Demon's Souls, plus fresh stuff for Tekken 6, Final Fantasy XIII, Resonance of Fate, and more!--10/7/2009 10:13:20 PM--
2847 days, 8 hours, 37 minutes old

Digital Retail To Outstrip Traditional Sales In Three Years?
The most recent estimates say sales of digital formatted games will surpass those of traditional disc games within the next three years. That's fast.--10/7/2009 10:10:09 PM--
2847 days, 8 hours, 40 minutes old - 45 comments

Rumor: EA's New Project Based On Jack The Ripper
It seems EA's Visceral Games is working on an adaptation of sorts, but in their version, the Ripper will actually be a defender of innocents. ...huh?--10/7/2009 10:09:04 PM--
2847 days, 8 hours, 41 minutes old - 24 comments

Crytek UK Has A New FPS...But It Isn't TimeSplitters 4
The former Free Radical team is indeed working on a new - and supposedly original - FPS at Crytek UK, but it's not the long-awaited TimeSplitters 4.--10/7/2009 10:08:06 PM--
2847 days, 8 hours, 42 minutes old - 16 comments

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October 7th, 2009

Last Updated 2847 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Our Uncharted 2 review is here! Is this the game you've all been waiting for? Does the sequel really deliver? And is it really the best looking game this generation has seen?--10/7/2009 4:02:00 PM--
2847 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes old - 119 comments

U2 Wants A Piece Of The Music-Based Video Game Pie
The all-time greats are lining up to be a part of the Guitar Hero, Rock Band and SingStar franchises, and U2 might be the latest addition to the party.--10/7/2009 12:46:11 PM--
2847 days, 18 hours, 4 minutes old - 54 comments

FIFA 10 Smashes Records In Europe
It won't be out here until the 20th but in its first week of availability in Europe, FIFA 10 sold 1.7 million copies, which makes it a BIG hit.--10/7/2009 11:06:18 AM--
2847 days, 19 hours, 44 minutes old - 40 comments

Uncharted 2 Ad And Promo Campaigns Kicking Off Everywhere
Sony is planning to push Uncharted 2 everywhere; the European ad campaign has been revealed, and we're already starting to see commercials here, too.--10/7/2009 10:52:59 AM--
2847 days, 19 hours, 58 minutes old - 36 comments

PSN Content Now Available For Purchase On Amazon
If you're sitting there at work, wishing you could do something game-related, head over to Amazon...you can buy PSN content straight from there!--10/7/2009 10:35:15 AM--
2847 days, 2 15 minutes old - 27 comments

PS3 Review: NBA Live 10
EA has given us great football and hockey simulators this year; can their NBA Live yearly iteration live up to expectations? Well...yeah, it really can.--10/6/2009 10:04:15 PM--
2848 days, 8 hours, 46 minutes old - 32 comments

EyePet Discussed, Eight Days And The Getaway 3 Still Alive
we learn more about the innovative technology behind EyePet and - surprise! - it seems that two left-for-dead projects are merely "on hold" for now.--10/6/2009 10:03:07 PM--
2848 days, 8 hours, 47 minutes old - 23 comments

Japan Gets True Online Multiplayer For Gran Turismo PSP
If you live in Japan, you can link the PSP to your PS3 and bring Gran Turismo PSP online for multiplayer fun. Too bad you're stuck with standard ad/hoc here.--10/6/2009 10:01:55 PM--
2848 days, 8 hours, 49 minutes old - 15 comments

Gearbox: Borderlands Won't Be As "Boring" As Fallout 3
Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford thinks there wasn't enough going on - action-wise - in Fallout 3, and promises no such lacking in Borderlands.--10/6/2009 10:00:23 PM--
2848 days, 8 hours, 50 minutes old - 68 comments

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October 6th, 2009

Last Updated 2848 days, 18 hours, 14 minutes ago

Pre-Order MAG At 7-Eleven, Receive Recruitment Kit
It may not be a conventional pre-order location, but if you've got a 7-Eleven nearby, you might want to take advantage of their MAG purchase incentive.--10/6/2009 12:36:32 PM--
2848 days, 18 hours, 14 minutes old - 35 comments

Activision Never Wanted Call Of Duty To Go "Modern"
Infinity Ward had the idea of going "modern" within the Call of Duty franchise years ago, but Activision kept refusing. Good thing they caved, huh?--10/6/2009 10:56:26 AM--
2848 days, 19 hours, 54 minutes old - 36 comments

Four New PSN Games Discovered?
It's hard to say if they'll be downloadable or full retail products, but a game designer's LinkedIn page points us towards four currently unknown titles.--10/6/2009 10:41:57 AM--
2848 days, 2 9 minutes old - 17 comments

EyePet Not Ready To Play Until 2010 In North America
Unfortunately, this adorable virtual buddy won't be springing to life on our TV sets until next year. But Euro gamers should still get it this month.--10/6/2009 10:28:44 AM--
2848 days, 2 22 minutes old - 27 comments

Sony Needs To To Execute A Full Holiday Press
Sony is in the best position of the generation so far, which means they absolutely can't screw this up: now's the time to really push the promotion.--10/5/2009 10:10:16 PM--
2849 days, 8 hours, 40 minutes old - 56 comments

PS3 Preview: Brutal Legend (Hands-On)
We dive into that hefty demo and come away smiling ear to ear. We're hoping they deal with some loose control, but all in all, it's still very appealing.--10/5/2009 9:56:57 PM--
2849 days, 8 hours, 54 minutes old - 27 comments

Pachter: Uncharted 2 "Matters," Will Boost PS3 Sales
The original was a new IP that released during a very different time but the sequel is primed to make a big splash, so says analyst Michael Pachter.--10/5/2009 9:55:43 PM--
2849 days, 8 hours, 55 minutes old - 54 comments

Euro Retailers Cut Price Of PSP Go
European retailers aren't waiting for Sony to respond with a possible price cut; they've already slashed the portable down to a more agreeable cost.--10/5/2009 9:54:45 PM--
2849 days, 8 hours, 56 minutes old - 16 comments

Sony Has Put Pressure On Polyphony To Release GT5
Polyphony head man Kazunori Yamauchi says that trying to hit the delivery dates Sony set for Gran Turismo 5 has been "difficult to bear."--10/5/2009 9:53:29 PM--
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October 5th, 2009

Last Updated 2849 days, 18 hours, 15 minutes ago

Rumor: Sony's Motion Sensing Tech Called "Sphere"
Sony definitely needs an actual title for their new motion controller, and one possibility that keeps popping up is "Sphere." Is this the real name?--10/5/2009 12:35:35 PM--
2849 days, 18 hours, 15 minutes old - 73 comments

Can We Rent Games On The PSP Go?
You know, it's an interesting question. Even though this new handheld is digital-only, it may be possible to have a game-renting system of some kind.--10/5/2009 10:57:49 AM--
2849 days, 19 hours, 53 minutes old - 25 comments

Sony's Tretton: "We Can Play On A Worldwide Basis"
Jack Tretton speaks about both Microsoft and Nintendo in a recent interview, and adds that the industry is better off with Sony in a top position.--10/5/2009 10:56:10 AM--
2849 days, 19 hours, 54 minutes old - 43 comments

Modern Warfare 2 US Gameplay Causing Controversy
The latest promotional trailer for the game shows a battle where the Washington Monument and White House suffer the brunt of enemy attacks. ...uh-oh.--10/5/2009 10:44:06 AM--
2849 days, 2 6 minutes old - 98 comments

PSXE Poll Update: PSP Go Fails To Generate Much Interest
It just launched last week but if the PSXE readership is any indication, initial sales may be a bit slow. A price drop to $199 would definitely help...--10/4/2009 10:09:36 PM--
2850 days, 8 hours, 41 minutes old - 80 comments

More Retail Evidence Spotted For 250GB PS3 Slim
The rumors continue, but it's starting to become clear that this new model might be exclusive to European/PAL regions. That doesn't seem right, but...--10/4/2009 10:07:25 PM--
2850 days, 8 hours, 43 minutes old - 27 comments

Tim Schafer's TV Appearance: Good Plug For Brutal Legend
His games have often sold poorly, usually because of a lack of promotion. But Schafer's appearance on Jimmy Fallon should help Brutal Legend!--10/4/2009 10:05:46 PM--
2850 days, 8 hours, 45 minutes old - 20 comments

Doom 4 Has Been In Development For Over A Year Already
We're not sure if you remember the third Doom title, but it was a lot of dark, atmospheric fun, and id Software has been chugging away on Doom 4.--10/4/2009 10:04:37 PM--
2850 days, 8 hours, 46 minutes old - 31 comments

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October 4th, 2009

Last Updated 2851 days, 8 hours, 27 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: October 4
There's nothing wrong with Dante's Inferno taking after God of War, Square-Enix might start impressing us, and I need Uncharted 2 and Brutal Legend.--10/3/2009 10:23:46 PM--
2851 days, 8 hours, 27 minutes old - 60 comments

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October 3rd, 2009

Last Updated 2851 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes ago

News Flash: Thexder Neo, IL-2 PSP, New Red Faction DLC
Square-Enix launches a remake of a side-scrolling shooter for the PSP, IL-2 Sturmovik lands on the PSP too, and Red Faction gets its third DLC pack.--10/3/2009 12:42:46 PM--
2851 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes old - 11 comments

Kristen Bell Returns To Voice Cast For Assassin's Creed II
Yes, Veronica Mars is back in the role of Lucy for this sequel, but we get the feeling she's gonna have a few more lines this time around...--10/3/2009 10:54:20 AM--
2851 days, 19 hours, 56 minutes old - 17 comments

WarDevil Features "Hollywood-Grade" Graphics At 60FPS?
We never know what's going on with WarDevil these days, but it somehow landed a big Edge cover feature and the developers are making some big claims.--10/3/2009 10:40:04 AM--
2851 days, 2 10 minutes old - 18 comments

News Flash: Guitar Hero, SNK Classics, The Beatles: RockBand
A new Guitar Hero 5 Track Pack, SNK Classics for the PSP Go!, and The Beatles: RB sponsors MTV Music Awards in Europe.--10/3/2009 12:46:35 AM--
2852 days, 6 hours, 4 minutes old - 14 comments

Top 5 Games For The Ladies
It's not about gamer girls, it's about the women who have never touched a controller. What might they be able to play to join your hobby...?--10/2/2009 11:09:16 PM--
2852 days, 7 hours, 41 minutes old - 58 comments

Demon's Souls Update: NA Servers Go Live On October 6
As a matter of clarification, Atlus wants to remind everyone that the North American servers go up on October 6 and not a minute before.--10/2/2009 10:15:17 PM--
2852 days, 8 hours, 35 minutes old - 18 comments

Jobe Would "Love To Do A War Of The Monsters Remake"
You may remember War of the Monsters on the PS2 and if you had fun with it, you'd probably appreciate a next-gen remake. Well, Dylan Jobe might do it!--10/2/2009 10:31:28 PM--
2852 days, 8 hours, 19 minutes old - 8 comments

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October 2nd, 2009

Last Updated 2852 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes ago

Sega Classics On PSN, Set To Entice New PSP Go Owners
Who loves the old Sega classics? There are plenty of 'em, and some of the most popular are now on the PSN, much to the delight of new PSP Go owners.--10/2/2009 12:41:56 PM--
2852 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes old - 33 comments

EyePet Trophies: Teaching Songs, Daily Challenges, More
The Trophy list for EyePet has us wondering again: we can actually teach it SONGS? And what's this about passing a Pet Report? And daily Challenges?--10/2/2009 11:01:08 AM--
2852 days, 19 hours, 49 minutes old - 16 comments

GameStop: Midnight Launch, Prizes For Modern Warfare 2
Yeah, it's gonna be a mammoth release. GameStop is giving you all sorts of incentives to both pre-order Modern Warfare 2 and show up a little early.--10/2/2009 10:48:28 AM--
2852 days, 2 2 minutes old - 33 comments

GT5 Damage Should Be "Perfect" For Rally And NASCAR
While many of the road cars won't be subject to "full damage," Kazunori Yamauchi says they're striving for "perfection" in the realm of Rally and NASCAR.--10/2/2009 10:30:19 AM--
2852 days, 2 20 minutes old - 43 comments

PS3 Preview: Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time (Hands-On!)
We take our copy of the game for a whirl and tell you just how amazing it is in our hands-on preview!--10/2/2009 1:24:10 AM--
2853 days, 5 hours, 26 minutes old - 21 comments

PS3 Preview: Fret Nice
Did you know Tecmo was making a downloadable music/platformer game where you can use the guitar controllers from Guitar Hero or Rock Band? We didn't.--10/1/2009 9:53:47 PM--
2853 days, 8 hours, 57 minutes old - 4 comments

Nier The Same On PS3 And 360 Outside Of Japan
We heard there would be two versions of Nier but as it turns out, they'll only be available in Japan. Only one "international version" will come here.--10/1/2009 9:50:21 PM--
2853 days, 9 hours old - 40 comments

Matt Hazard: Blood, Bath And Beyond Set For PSN/XBLA
We didn't know that Eat Lead warranted another game, but maybe the premise will work much better in a smaller, simplified downloadable format.--10/1/2009 9:49:01 PM--
2853 days, 9 hours, 1 minute old - 8 comments

Naughty Dog May Consider A Jak And Daxter Reunion
Miss Jak and Daxter? Well, after Naughty Dog takes a well-earned vacation after putting out Uncharted 2, they might just consider bringing this duo back...--10/1/2009 9:47:15 PM--
2853 days, 9 hours, 3 minutes old - 37 comments

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October 1st, 2009

Last Updated 2853 days, 19 hours, 44 minutes ago

Bayonetta Demo Hits Japanese Store Next Week
The game is set to launch in Japan on October 29 (not until January for the US), but if you have a Japanese account, you can test it out on October 8.--10/1/2009 11:06:52 AM--
2853 days, 19 hours, 44 minutes old - 14 comments

EA On Inferno To GoW Comparison: "A Great Compliment"
Everyone keeps comparing Dante's Inferno to God of War and instead of being annoyed, EA says it's one of the "greatest compliments" they could receive.--10/1/2009 10:55:34 AM--
2853 days, 19 hours, 55 minutes old - 28 comments

EA Sports Secures Their Own Spot In The PlayStation Store
First it was Capcom and now EA Sports. If you check the freshly updated Store today, you will find a big ol' section dedicated to EA Sports titles.--10/1/2009 10:40:36 AM--
2853 days, 2 10 minutes old - 13 comments

PS3 Review: WET
Looking for a great action game? Well, this isn't it. See why you should avoid WET.--10/1/2009 12:42:22 AM--
2854 days, 6 hours, 8 minutes old - 68 comments

PS3 Review: IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds Of Prey
This is one of the better flight games you'll play this generation and while there are a few minor drawbacks, everything just FEELS right. Give it a try!--9/30/2009 9:49:56 PM--
2854 days, 9 hours, 1 minute old - 11 comments

Could God Of War Ever Be A FPS?
This has to be a joke. No Art Director would've made this suggestion with a sane mind...but if it was honestly made, we're just gonna laugh.--9/30/2009 9:48:32 PM--
2854 days, 9 hours, 2 minutes old - 62 comments

PSP Firmware Update 6.10: Media Go, SenseMe, New Look Store
The PSP Go launches today and you can expect this new update to arrive shortly. It'll boast Media Go v1.2, the new SenseMe application, and much more.--9/30/2009 9:47:24 PM--
2854 days, 9 hours, 3 minutes old - 43 comments

Modern Warfare 2 Gets Its Own Monster Energy Drink
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be absolutely everywhere from now until November 10...it'll even be on specially-themed Monster cans.--9/30/2009 9:45:36 PM--
2854 days, 9 hours, 5 minutes old - 22 comments

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