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Updates (April, 2009)

--4/30/2009 6:58:30 PM--

April 30th, 2009

Last Updated 3182 days, 17 hours, 28 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time
The third and final "Future" game in the Ratchet and Clank universe will arrive this year, and here's what you can expect.--4/30/2009 6:58:30 PM--
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White Knight Chronicles News: NA Release, Game Details
Yep, it's definitely coming stateside, and the game's US Producer has a lot to say concerning gameplay and multiplayer details. Check out the video!--4/30/2009 5:12:39 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes
Hell. Yes! It's coming, people. If you've never played Marvel vs. Capcom 2, read up on what you've been missing. Remember, demo is arriving today!--4/30/2009 3:03:05 PM--
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Overlord II Invades In Late June
The original was a decent, guilty pleasure and we're expecting more of the same from the sequel. It's "the game that puts the laughter into slaughter."--4/30/2009 11:07:28 AM--
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"Console Exclusive Content" Announced For Tekken 6
It may not come as a surprise, but Namco has confirmed that the console version of Tekken 6 will boast some exclusive content. What could it be...?--4/30/2009 10:53:02 AM--
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Reeves: PS3 Will Be The Dominant Console In 3-5 Years
It's his last day as SCEE president and David Reeves has some parting words for us. The PS3 has a ways to go, but he believes it's only a matter of time.--4/30/2009 10:36:30 AM--
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PS3 Preview: The Beatles: Rock Band
Guitar Hero isn't the only one with a mega license starring in their games, MTV's got the world's biggest (and greatest) band of all time...The Beatles. This is going to be amazing.--4/29/2009 11:56:59 PM--
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PS3 Preview: King of Fighters XII
The rebirth of the arcade fighter is finally here, and that means quality titles for our next-gen titles. Oh, how sweet it is. SNK will be bringing us King of Fighters 12 sooner than you think. --4/29/2009 11:56:59 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Guitar Hero: Smash Hits
Activision's got a lot of plans for capitalizing on Guitar Hero's success, and this is one of them. This compilation features the best songs from GH 1-3 and Rocks the 80s, but with full band gameplay.--4/29/2009 11:56:59 PM--
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PlayStation Blog: Sony's Best PR/Marketing Tool Yet?
It actually seems odd to imagine an Internet without the PlayStation blog, and that alone proves its worth. The PlayStation brand SO needed this!--4/29/2009 10:22:44 PM--
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Katamari Forever A PS3 Exclusive, Confirmed For US
It's true that Beautiful Katamari missed PlayStation owners, but the newest will be exclusive to the PS3. It should also be the biggest and best...--4/29/2009 10:38:13 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
Damnation may be the sleeper hit of May and we've got a couple vids to prove its worth, plus more for Killzone 2 (Steel & Titanium Pack), Bionic Commando, Red Faction: Guerilla, Bayonetta, etc.--4/29/2009 9:56:35 PM--
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Another PSP Fighter Announced: Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny
As if Tekken 6 wasn't enough, yet another new fighter has been confirmed for the PSP and it represents the very first time Soul Calibur has gone portable!--4/29/2009 9:53:53 PM--
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inFamous Trophies, Stunts Detailed
We know a lot of you are anxiously anticipating inFamous, and here's more information to keep you psyched. You gotta try all the crazy stunts!--4/29/2009 9:52:47 PM--
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Ubisoft's Top Revenue Generator In 2008: The PlayStation 3
Despite the significant user base gap between the PS3 and Xbox 360, Sony's machine was still Ubisoft's top generator in 2008. We say this is significant.--4/29/2009 9:50:52 PM--
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--4/29/2009 2:30:01 PM--

April 29th, 2009

Last Updated 3183 days, 21 hours, 56 minutes ago

New MAG Gameplay Trailer Surfaces
It's the best look yet at the ambitious MMO! This European trailer is over a minute long and shows off some seriously intense multiplayer action.--4/29/2009 2:30:01 PM--
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Ubisoft's Schedule: I Am Alive, Ghost Recon 4, Assassin's Creed 2
Ubisoft has some great games on tap for the 09/10 fiscal year, and that includes these titles, plus the likes of the promising RTS known as R.U.S.E.--4/29/2009 2:04:19 PM--
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ESA CEO Contests Recent Game Addiction Study
A recent study claims that 8.5% of children are addicted to video games, and there are several people, including the ESA CEO, who find it ridiculous.--4/29/2009 11:13:12 AM--
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Killzone.com Updates, Online Tournaments Detailed
Yep, they've updated the official Killzone website and it now boasts plenty of new features. Enter an online tournament to win some awesome collectibles!--4/29/2009 10:54:58 AM--
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FFXIII Has 1080p Native Resolution?
There is a difference between software that natively runs at the maximum resolution, and software that upscales. Is FFXIII in the former category?--4/29/2009 10:34:29 AM--
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Tekken 6 Confirmed For PSP
Know how Sony keeps saying that 2009 is the "year of the PSP?" The reason is simple: the great games are on the way, and Tekken 6 is now on the list.--4/28/2009 10:08:03 PM--
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Amazon Restocks On Metal Gear Solid 4 PlayStation 3 Bundle
Hey, it's back! The Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 bundle package has returned to Amazon, even though they say it's once again a very hot item...don't miss out!--4/28/2009 9:54:35 PM--
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The Return Of The E3 Booth Babe
The ESA has revealed that models will once again be allowed at E3 this year; they were disappointingly absent at the past few shows. Booth babes are back!--4/28/2009 9:43:26 PM--
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Rumor: Sony's New Portable Revealed As The PSP Go!
It's getting clearer and clearer: Sony really is planning to unveil a whole new PSP and 1Up says they've actually seen it...it's called the PSP Go!--4/28/2009 9:30:45 PM--
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April 28th, 2009

Last Updated 3184 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes ago

Lost Planet 2 May Miss The PS3
Even though Capcom is mostly a multiplatform publisher, they're not willing to talk about any other platforms - besides the Xbox 360 - for this sequel.--4/28/2009 12:43:39 PM--
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Bioshock Film "In A Holding Pattern"
Gore Verbinski dropped "Pirates of the Caribbean" to direct Bioshock, but Universal has asked him to temporarily halt production...budget issues.--4/28/2009 11:03:13 AM--
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Rogue Warrior Resurfaces, Rourke To Voice Lead Character
From Wrestler to Rogue Warrior, Mickey Rourke will voice the lead in Bethesda's oft-delayed title, which is now back on track for a Q4 2009 release!--4/28/2009 10:52:32 AM--
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Wada: "Japanese Games Industry Is A Closed Environment"
Square-Enix says they want to expand Westward, and now, president Yoichi Wada says the Japanese gaming industry has become almost "xenophobic."--4/28/2009 10:29:39 AM--
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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Is The Favorite For Game Of The Year
There are plenty of awesome games set for 2009 - some have already arrived - but we have difficulty finding a title that will top the amazing Uncharted 2.--4/27/2009 10:29:03 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Star Trek: D-A-C
Nope, it's not loaded with tons of strategy and tactical gameplay; it's a downloadable 2D top-down shooter! It should be fantastic 12-player fun!--4/27/2009 10:08:35 PM--
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Get $100 Off PS3 With A PS2 Trade-In
It's the best deal we've seen all year: trade in your PS2 and three old games that are worth at least $2 apiece, and get $100 off a new 80GB PS3!--4/27/2009 10:06:45 PM--
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Beta Testing For The Agency, MAG Coming Soon?
We had to assume both games would have a beta test, but might both tests arrive sooner than expected...? Both could be ready to go by E3!--4/27/2009 9:52:02 PM--
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Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Announced, PSN Demo This Week
Capcom listens to its fans. When asked which of their well-known franchises gamers would like to see again, the answer came: Marvel vs. Capcom 2!--4/27/2009 9:37:08 PM--
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--4/27/2009 2:18:50 PM--

April 27th, 2009

Last Updated 3185 days, 22 hours, 8 minutes ago

Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Outlined, Beta Starts June 3
The official confirmation is here, along with the full multiplayer details! 5-on-5, co-op, and the beta runs through June. Get that inFamous pre-order!--4/27/2009 2:18:50 PM--
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Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Screens, Details Surface
We don't have the multiplayer beta start date yet, but we do have screens (WOW!) and some early info. For instance, we'll get 3-player online co-op...--4/27/2009 10:45:50 AM--
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Eidos Will "Continue To Function Independently"
Even though Square-Enix is in control, Eidos says they will continue to operate on their own as a "wholly owned subsidiary" of the RPG kingpin.--4/27/2009 11:02:22 AM--
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Konami Drops Six Days In Fallujah
The backlash proved to be too strong and Konami has opted to back out of publishing this controversial title. Who's brave enough to put it on store shelves...?--4/27/2009 10:33:08 AM--
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Will The PS3 Rule Each Genre?
Gamers always look to see which of the competing consoles has the best games for their favorite genre(s), but will the PS3 satisfy all your desires?--4/26/2009 10:50:25 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Everyone Wants God Of War III!
Well, we thought it might be a little closer, but clearly, your most anticipated PS3 exclusive is God of War III. Versus XIII was a surprising second.--4/26/2009 10:21:43 PM--
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Ubisoft Files For New Driver Trademark
Ubisoft has filed to trademark the title, "Driver: The Recruit," which means information concerning the fifth entry shouldn't be too far off. 'crosses fingers'--4/26/2009 10:07:39 PM--
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Playable Joker Having Impact On PS3 Version Pre-Orders
Eidos announced the PS3 version of Batman: Arkham Asylum would let us play as the Joker, and it has had a profound impact on Amazon pre-orders.--4/26/2009 9:46:06 PM--
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Advent Children: End Of FFVII Compilation "For Now"
People still love to think a FFVII remake is possible, but Square-Enix has said the Blu-Ray edition of Advent Children marks the end of the Compilation.--4/26/2009 9:32:19 PM--
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April 26th, 2009

Last Updated 3187 days, 14 hours, 17 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 26
I'm definitely tired of multiplayer THIS and multiplayer THAT, we need Kingdom Hearts III, and I get rid of Star Ocean in favor of LittleBigPlanet.--4/25/2009 10:09:40 PM--
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April 25th, 2009

Last Updated 3188 days, 1 hour, 51 minutes ago

Square-Enix: "There Surely Will Be" Another Kingdom Hearts
Everyone wants Kingdom Hearts III and although it may not be in the works now, Square-Enix says they "can't see any reason" why another KH won't arrive.--4/25/2009 10:35:24 AM--
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EA Survey Suggests Multiplayer For Dead Space 2
EA has sent out a survey, asking gamers what they think about certain multiplayer options (including co-op) for this sequel. Multiplayer is everywhere!--4/25/2009 10:18:21 AM--
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Editorial: Ladies Love LittleBigPlanet
Some of you probably already knew this, but you NEED to read the amazing contrast/transformation depicted in this article. It'll make your week.--4/24/2009 11:10:58 PM--
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Wet Finds New Home With Bethesda?
Several titles got cut loose during the Activision/Vivendi merger last year, and Wet still hasn't found a new publisher. ...or maybe it has.--4/24/2009 10:07:43 PM--
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inFamous/Uncharted 2 Promo NOT A Best Buy Exclusive
Before you head out to best Best Buy, you should know that other retailers will offer the Uncharted 2 beta voucher with an inFamous pre-order.--4/24/2009 9:53:39 PM--
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Killzone 2 Japanese Launch: Around 20,000 Sold
It's not an earth-shattering number but for Japan, it ain't too bad at all. In fact, some retailers are saying they're completely sold out of the game!--4/24/2009 9:39:39 PM--
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April 24th, 2009

Last Updated 3188 days, 19 hours, 53 minutes ago

Pre-Order InFamous, Gain Access To Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Beta?
We may already know what Sony's "electrifying announcement" will be: pre-ordering inFamous gets you into a multiplayer beta for Uncharted 2!--4/24/2009 4:33:04 PM--
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Japan: PS3 Sells Over 60k, Surpasses Wii Sales for 2009, Thanks FFXIII
So the initial report was that the FFXIII demo helped sell 57k PS3s. That figure, according to Media Create, is a bit higher. Oh and, the PS3 has overtaken Wii's sales for 2009.--4/24/2009 4:09:40 PM--
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Madden 10 Cover Athletes Revealed
Yep, it's time to doom TWO athletes for the 09/10 season: Pittsburgh's Troy Polamalu and Arizona's Fitzgerald will grace this year's Madden cover.--4/24/2009 12:43:59 PM--
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Red Faction GeoMod 2.0 Tech Needs Next-Gen Power
That GeoMod technology in Red Faction: Guerilla is pretty damn impressive; it's "three to five years" ahead of the standard curve, and they needed power!--4/24/2009 10:58:32 AM--
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Bayonetta Design: Beauty And Danger
When it comes to designing a character, a lot goes into the process. See how Bayonetta and her fine curves and beautiful face became a virtual reality.--4/24/2009 10:25:19 AM--
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"Inside Source" Confirms PS3 And PSP Price Cut In "Early June"
Apparently, a European website has received unofficial confirmation that both the PS3 and PSP will get price drops in early June...to go along with E3?--4/24/2009 10:10:40 AM--
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Square-Enix Closes Eidos Deal
It's a done deal. Square-Enix has officially purchased Tomb Raider publisher Eidos for the price of $120 million, and everyone looks to the future.--4/23/2009 10:14:08 PM--
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Home Ad Reveals: Joker Playable In Arkham Asylum PS3
See? This is why you should be exploring PlayStation Home. A brand new ad has - perhaps prematurely - announced this PS3-exclusive Batman feature!--4/23/2009 10:01:16 PM--
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Aliens vs. Predator Details Discovered
It's not scheduled to hit until next year, but action fans should have it on their radar: here are the first details for Rebellion's Aliens vs. Predator.--4/23/2009 9:48:15 PM--
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Radical: Prototype Delay Has Allowed Team To "Realize Vision"
The competition will be stiff, but Radical Entertainment used the extra development time to realize their original vision may have been "too huge."--4/23/2009 9:33:29 PM--
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April 23rd, 2009

Last Updated 3189 days, 21 hours ago

Sony's "Electrifying Announcement" Involves New PS3 Exclusive?
Sony is teasing an "electrifying announcement" that is set to explode in only a few days on April 27. Is this one of the many anticipated PS3 exclusives...?--4/23/2009 3:26:58 PM--
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Red Faction: Guerilla Demo Blasts Onto PSN, XBL Today
The game won't be out until June 2, but THQ and Volition are giving you an early taste of what could be one of the best action titles of 2009...--4/23/2009 12:39:14 PM--
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Rumor: Matthew McConaughey To Star As Nathan Drake?
Nathan Drake may end up going to Hollywood and if he does, there's a chance that McConaughey will assume the role. ...we can't decide if this is good.--4/23/2009 11:04:45 AM--
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First Images Of EA's Sports Complex In PlayStation Home
Some images of EA's snazzy new Sports Complex in Home have arrived, and for all you sports fans, there's no better place to be! More stuff coming, too.--4/23/2009 10:49:51 AM--
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More Evidence For Star Ocean PS3?
Despite Square-Enix's continued and irritating dismissal of the PlayStation 3, it seems new visual evidence supports the possibility of a Star Ocean port.--4/23/2009 10:34:24 AM--
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Are Mature-Rated Games Usually The Most Popular?
It's a common question and an interesting one. Is there any truth to the idea that "M"-rated titles sell better than other games? What's the score?--4/22/2009 10:41:09 PM--
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LEGO Rock Band Details: Build Vehicles, New Challenges
It may seem uber-silly, but some new details have come to light: not only can we build "vehicles" to travel to new venues, but the Challenges sound nuts!--4/22/2009 10:14:17 PM--
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NIS America To Announce PS3 RPG
NIS America has scheduled a very cool event for May 7, and it should be enlightening. They'll reveal a currently "unannounced PS3 RPG," too!--4/22/2009 10:00:12 PM--
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Grandia Online Returns To Limelight, Demo Set For May
It has been over three years since we heard about a Grandia MMO, and suddenly, Grandia Online has shifted back into our searching line of sight.--4/22/2009 9:46:08 PM--
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April 22nd, 2009

Last Updated 3190 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes ago

Sony: 'Developers Almost Quit PSP, Piracy Hurt Software Sales'
Sony's head of marketing, Peter Dille, speaks to Gamasutra about the state of the PSP, what almost happened, the effect of piracy, and toothpaste. --4/22/2009 6:24:49 PM--
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Final Fantasy XIII Demo Ignites PS3 Sales
Man, who would have ever thought we gamers wanted this new Final Fantasy so desperately that we'd be willing to fork over hundreds of dollars (or thousands of yen) just to fondle a demo for one hour? Imagine the explosion of sales when the actual game launches? Rock on!--4/22/2009 2:08:43 PM--
3190 days, 22 hours, 18 minutes old - 60 comments

Sacred 2 Gone Gold, Ready for Release
We weren't very happy in our hands-on preview of the game, but we hope that, with the delay, Ascaron was able to fix a lot of the game's problems.--4/22/2009 1:30:06 PM--
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Geoff Keighley Confirms New Tony Hawk
Twitter stalking has once again proven to be valuable, as G4's host confirms a sit down with Tony Hawk himself, and discussing the new game. --4/22/2009 1:13:15 PM--
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Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Practically Confirmed! Official Next Week!
Cristal, Dom, Moet, whatever you got it...pop that cork! The ongoing teasing, the eBay gauging is coming to an end! Marvel vs. Capcom 2 for PSN will be announced in 5 days.--4/22/2009 2:40:10 AM--
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April 21st, 2009

Last Updated 3191 days, 16 hours, 48 minutes ago

Patapon 2 Retail Box Pictured
Sony has released an image showing just what you get when you go and buy your "copy" of Patapon 2 in stores. --4/21/2009 7:38:18 PM--
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PSP Firmware 5.50 Details
The newest firmware update is out and in case you're wondering what exactly it does, your answers are found within.--4/21/2009 7:18:50 PM--
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Konami Ponders ZOE3. 'If You Want It, Tell Us'
That's the message that Kojima Productions has stated in the most recent Metal Gear Integral podcast. Read the story and hit the link within to let Kojima know you want your ZOE3!--4/21/2009 1:12:51 PM--
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PSOne Classics: FFVII, RE: Director's Cut, and MGS Coming to PSN?
We're treating this one as a rumor for now, but if true, it's pretty exciting stuff! --4/21/2009 12:53:19 PM--
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Activision and 7 Studios Lose in Scratch DJ Case
In what is most certainly a victory for the good guys, the creator and publisher of the upcoming Scratch: The Ultimate DJ game wins their suit against Activision. --4/21/2009 4:15:25 AM--
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LittleBigPlanet and Others See Major Price Drops (in UK)!
Some awesome things are happening for your UK folk, as Amazon and other retailers seem to be practically giving awesome videogames for dirt cheap!--4/21/2009 3:38:20 AM--
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April 20th, 2009

Last Updated 3192 days, 15 hours, 11 minutes ago

Guitar Hero: Van Halen Confirmed?
If such is finally true, then Activision and Red Octane are going to need to build a guitar that can withstand all of that finger tapping abuse! Bring it on!--4/20/2009 9:15:03 PM--
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What The PSP-4000 Could Feature and Look Like
Don't mistake this as anything but personal opinion and prediction. But here's what we believe to be in store for the future PSP, complete with an awesome photoshop of mad skilzz! --4/20/2009 8:10:41 PM--
3192 days, 16 hours, 16 minutes old - 25 comments

PlayStation Network Blackout for Maintenance
Europe's PlayStation forum mentions some downtime for PSN. Whether or not it will affect other regions is unknown. Find out when the downtime will occur and hold on to your favorite Britney Spears pillow to get through it.--4/20/2009 7:27:18 PM--
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Bethesda Announces Fallout: New Vegas, First Details
No, this isn't the TV series we mentioned last night. But it IS an all new game in the Fallout 3 universe. Read the first details and what to expect.--4/20/2009 5:05:01 PM--
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PSP and Nintendo DS Battle Out, Nintendo Wii Sales Very Low
With no worthwhile software, the Nintendo Wii is in the pits, with sales almost as weak as the Xbox 360. The PS3 is doing okay, but the PSP and the DS are still fighting it out.--4/20/2009 4:41:48 PM--
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Sony Replies to Doom and Gloom, Many Cards Left to Deal
We politely ask the naysayers to calm down and take one of those magic little pills you see pictured. Sony, like Obama, says 'relax...we got this'. Not so much in those words, but close enough. --4/20/2009 3:19:11 PM--
3192 days, 21 hours, 7 minutes old - 51 comments

Fallout to Get Movie or TV Series?
Looks like the success of Fallout 3 may be taking this brand to other places. Imagine a the Fallout TV series becoming the next Lost? I can see it. --4/20/2009 2:16:50 AM--
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Advent Children With FFXIII Demo Sells Hot
Okay, so basically, a whole bunch of people spent some major coin for a demo, and got a Blu-Ray movie of FFVII: Advent Children on top of that. I call it the Metal Gear ZOE Effect. --4/20/2009 1:55:30 AM--
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Sony: 'E3 2009 One of Our Biggest in 11 Years'
Sony's marketing boss speaks to VG247 and tells them they've got some awesome stuff to announce at their E3 conference this coming June. Final Fantasy VII remake...I'm on my knees!--4/20/2009 1:32:03 AM--
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April 19th, 2009

Last Updated 3194 days, 13 hours, 50 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Six Days in Fallujah
It has already picked up a great deal of controversy, but we know the Marines who wanted this game to happen only want to honor the lives of the lost.--4/18/2009 10:36:48 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: April 19
I REALLY want Gran Turismo 5 to release in 2009, I hope Red Dead Redemption fills a void in gaming, and Star Ocean is getting under my skin...--4/18/2009 10:34:33 PM--
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April 18th, 2009

Last Updated 3195 days, 1 hour, 14 minutes ago

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel Emerges With May 12 Date
It missed its March release date, but have no fear, Sacred 2 is now scheduled for May 12. We're a bit worried about the PS3 version, though...--4/18/2009 11:12:43 AM--
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IGA: In-Game Advertisements Work
Some people don't like 'em, and others will even try to claim they don't work, anyway. Oh, but IGA says they most certainly DO; it's the purpose of ADS.--4/18/2009 10:56:53 AM--
3195 days, 1 hour, 30 minutes old - 32 comments

Naughty Dog: Uncharted 2 Demo "Getting Closer"
We had no idea they were even planning a demo, but not only will one exist, it may pop up on the PlayStation Store some time soon. Awesome news!--4/18/2009 10:39:46 AM--
3195 days, 1 hour, 47 minutes old - 35 comments

Editorial: The Veteran Gamer Stuns Gal Crowd
Life never ceases to amaze me. But this is what I get for letting a buddy's girlfriend set me up...not that I'm complaining; it's just singularly hilarious.--4/17/2009 10:12:35 PM--
3195 days, 14 hours, 14 minutes old - 59 comments

Team Bondi Seeking More Talent For L.A. Noire Production
Hey, it's good news when a developer casts about for fresh talent! Perhaps this update means they're progressing nicely, and L.A. Noire isn't far off...--4/17/2009 10:10:17 PM--
3195 days, 14 hours, 16 minutes old - 11 comments

Killzone 2 Patch 1.24 Detailed
This patch is not only going to toss in a few more ranks (only for the "Hardcore"), but it will also feature a horde of fixes, repairs and upgrades.--4/17/2009 9:53:16 PM--
3195 days, 14 hours, 33 minutes old - 17 comments

SCEA: GoWIII Collectors May Not Include GoW Remakes
Everyone seems to love the idea of having HD remakes of the first two GoW titles included in the GoWIII Collectors Edition, but SCEA says: not so fast.--4/17/2009 9:40:12 PM--
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April 17th, 2009

Last Updated 3195 days, 23 hours, 53 minutes ago

Gran Turismo PSP Confirmed For 2009?
Sony has said to expect plenty of blockbuster releases for the PSP this year...could the long-awaited handheld version of Gran Turismo be one of them?--4/17/2009 12:33:03 PM--
3195 days, 23 hours, 53 minutes old - 24 comments

Syberia 3 Is Real, But A PS3 Release Is Up To Sony
Some thought the press release on April Fool's Day was a joke, but it's real. And Microids needs some fan help if this sequel ever releases for the PS3.--4/17/2009 11:08:53 AM--
3196 days, 1 hour, 18 minutes old - 20 comments

Assassin's Creed 2 Set For Holidays, Confirmed For PSP
Okay, so now it's "official," and Ubisoft says the sequel is scheduled to arrive for the holidays this year! Also, they've confirmed a PSP version.--4/17/2009 10:46:32 AM--
3196 days, 1 hour, 40 minutes old - 37 comments

Free Championship Mode For Street Fighter IV Revealed
Some have been complaining about the cost of DLC piling up. Well, Capcom will include this brand new mode with an update next week, so be happy!--4/17/2009 10:29:36 AM--
3196 days, 1 hour, 57 minutes old - 10 comments

NPD March 09: System Hardware Sales Down
March's NPD results are in and they're not very pretty. Nintendo dominates, but overall, everything is down. --4/17/2009 4:02:41 AM--
3196 days, 8 hours, 24 minutes old - 38 comments

Unannounced PS3 Exclusives To Explode At E3?
We've been waiting on many PS3 exclusive announcements, and we figure we'll see at least a few of them at E3 this year. Fireworks may be imminent...--4/16/2009 10:11:13 PM--
3196 days, 14 hours, 15 minutes old - 62 comments

PS3 Preview: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Okay, so the first game wasn't any good. But the sequel has a new developer that has proven themselves, so things should change for the better.--4/16/2009 9:53:56 PM--
3196 days, 14 hours, 33 minutes old - 10 comments

SCEA Update: "Delivering Exceptional Entertainment"
The latest media bulletin from Sony talks about all the PlayStation products, and we see plenty of great names and numbers. It's definitely encouraging.--4/16/2009 9:52:33 PM--
3196 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes old - 34 comments

SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3 Announced
Multiplayer and handheld fans, take heed: the new Fireteam Bravo has just been announced, and you should stay tuned for an upcoming debut trailer...--4/16/2009 9:51:25 PM--
3196 days, 14 hours, 35 minutes old - 9 comments

First Smash Hits Set List Revealed, Vote For Next Unveiling
The official site is all kinds of snazzy, and they've already revealed the first batch of gems that will be featured in Smash Hits. Which do YOU want?--4/16/2009 9:50:18 PM--
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April 16th, 2009

Last Updated 3196 days, 2 54 minutes ago

Special "Black Cloud PS3" Bundle Now Available For Purchase
Oh, this is PRETTY. It may cost you an arm and a leg, but for the hardcore, die-hard Final Fantasy fans, it's just crazy appealing. You KNOW you want it!--4/16/2009 3:32:25 PM--
3196 days, 2 54 minutes old - 53 comments

GT5 Rumors: Release Date, Number Of Cars And Tracks
Cryptic messages have revealed two possible release dates, user-created tracks, and the possibility that GT5 will boast over 600 cars and 96 tracks!--4/16/2009 12:41:55 PM--
3196 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 47 comments

FFXIII Demo Fills 5GB Of HDD Space
An hour's worth of gameplay requires 5 gigs of space...? This hasn't gone over well with PS3 owners; how much space will the final game require?--4/16/2009 11:06:50 AM--
3197 days, 1 hour, 20 minutes old - 99 comments

Sony On PSP Software: "People Are Going To Be Very Excited"
Everyone should hold off on the PSP-4000/PSP 2 rumors for a while, and just try to focus on the 2009 software. Sony says they've got one hell of a lineup.--4/16/2009 10:50:12 AM--
3197 days, 1 hour, 36 minutes old - 23 comments

Rockstar Showed Off Red Dead Redemption, Not GTAV?
Everyone is hoping that Rockstar had Grand Theft Auto V in their possession when they visited Game Informer, but RDR may be a more likely possibility.--4/16/2009 10:35:50 AM--
3197 days, 1 hour, 51 minutes old - 25 comments

Game Informer Editor Confirms GTAV?
Hold on to your hats, pants, and Dual Shocks because word is that Rockstar is showing off Grand Theft Auto V, and an editor at Game Informer is hinting at that much.--4/15/2009 10:25:59 PM--
3197 days, 14 hours, 1 minute old - 53 comments

Bayonetta The New Devil May Cry?
If you haven't been following along with Platinum Games and Bayonetta, now's the time to start paying attention. This could very well be the next DMC...--4/15/2009 10:28:20 PM--
3197 days, 13 hours, 58 minutes old - 14 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
It's a can't-miss batch! There's a hot Bayonetta vid and a super slick End of Eternity debut trailer, followed by great stuff for Batman: Arkham Asylum, Damnation, Saw, Burnout Paradise, and more.--4/15/2009 10:11:55 PM--
3197 days, 14 hours, 15 minutes old

Fans Weigh In On God Of War III Collectors Content
What do the fans want in the Collectors Edition of God of War III? Well, Blu-Ray adaptations of the first two PS2 titles, for one. How about THAT?--4/15/2009 10:03:47 PM--
3197 days, 14 hours, 23 minutes old - 37 comments

Kojima Wants To Act As Producer For Western Developer?
In a recent interview, Hideo Kojima has said he wouldn't mind trying his hand at producing a Western-developed game. Somebody's gonna benefit...--4/15/2009 9:50:11 PM--
3197 days, 14 hours, 36 minutes old - 18 comments

Sony: PS3 Has Better Attach Rate For Third-Party "Blockbusters"
Microsoft always likes to talk about attach rates, but Sony claims that the attach rate for major third-party releases is actually better on the PlayStation 3.--4/15/2009 9:36:24 PM--
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April 15th, 2009

Last Updated 3197 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes ago

Saints Row 2 Ultor Expansion Delayed One Week
It was supposed to be up for download this week, but the content has been delayed one week until April 23. You can wait a bit more for Tera Patrick, right?--4/15/2009 12:39:19 PM--
3197 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 14 comments

SCEE President David Reeves Announces Retirement
David Reeves, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, steps down as of April 30; Chief Marketing Officer Andrew House steps in.--4/15/2009 12:25:55 PM--
3198 days, 1 minute old - 17 comments

Guerilla "Investigating" A Party System For Killzone 2
Co-op is out, but there are plenty of other additions Guerilla could make to KZ2's multiplayer, and it seems that a party system is one of them. Yay!--4/15/2009 10:59:43 AM--
3198 days, 1 hour, 27 minutes old - 35 comments

Capcom Pulls Plug On DMC For PSP
Unfortunately, it seems that the latest edition of Famitsu proves that Capcom has canceled the long-awaited handheld version of Devil May Cry.--4/15/2009 10:44:16 AM--
3198 days, 1 hour, 42 minutes old - 8 comments

3D Realms Reaches Duke Nukem Forever "Milestone"
And so it continues. A recent Twitter update by a 3D Realms team member claims they've reached a new milestone this week...forgive us for being skeptical.--4/15/2009 10:29:39 AM--
3198 days, 1 hour, 57 minutes old - 34 comments

Sony Trademarks Starhawk
Could this be a new game in the Warhawk franchise? Or maybe the rebirth of Colony Wars? --4/14/2009 11:28:03 PM--
3198 days, 12 hours, 58 minutes old - 25 comments

PS3 Review: Rag Doll Kung-Fu: Fists Of Plastic
The PSN has been home to several supremely fun downloadable titles in the recent past, and we were hoping that Rag Doll Kung-Fu would be another one...--4/14/2009 11:26:20 PM--
3198 days, 13 hours old - 22 comments

Jenny McCarthy: The Latest Gaming Bombshell
This former Playmate of the Year started with Pac-Man and hasn't looked back. Now a mother and author, Jenny talks about her gaming roots.--4/14/2009 10:22:09 PM--
3198 days, 14 hours, 4 minutes old - 18 comments

PS3 Preview: Vandal Hearts: Flames Of Judgment
We were all excited to hear about the return of this classic strategy/RPG franchise, so we just had to dive into all the available details and info.--4/14/2009 10:04:16 PM--
3198 days, 14 hours, 22 minutes old - 6 comments

FFXIII Demo Gameplay Leaked, Watch Live Battle Video
It was inevitable. Somebody who had their hands on the demo in Advent Children was going to post it online, and you KNOW you wanna watch it.--4/14/2009 10:02:02 PM--
3198 days, 14 hours, 24 minutes old - 32 comments

Obscure II Goes Portable On PSP
The survival/horror sequel that released a few years ago for the PS2, Wii and PC is headed to the PSP, and handheld users will get a host of fresh stuff.--4/14/2009 10:00:12 PM--
3198 days, 14 hours, 26 minutes old - 7 comments

Killzone 2 DLC Set For April 30, Guerilla Passes On Co-op
The new map packs are ready to hit the PSN on April 30, but unfortunately, Guerilla has decided that co-op gameplay isn't a good idea right now.--4/14/2009 9:58:14 PM--
3198 days, 14 hours, 28 minutes old - 22 comments

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April 14th, 2009

Last Updated 3198 days, 21 hours, 7 minutes ago

Konami Questions European Release For Six Days In Fallujah
Konami has said they're going to wait to see how Atomic Games approaches the brutality of battle before pursuing a European release.--4/14/2009 3:19:56 PM--
3198 days, 21 hours, 7 minutes old - 9 comments

Guitar Hero: Metallica Ships for PS2
PlayStation 2 owners, your Metallica game has finally arrived. And a cheaper cost than the other versions.--4/14/2009 7:22:09 PM--
3198 days, 17 hours, 4 minutes old - 1 comment

Don't Sleep On Bayonetta This Fall
Sega has announced that Bayonetta should get a worldwide simultaneous release some time this fall, and that's excellent news. Pay attention, action fans!--4/14/2009 12:46:36 PM--
3198 days, 23 hours, 40 minutes old - 23 comments

Final Fantasy XIII Demo Reveals Japanese Release Date
It's not exact, but it is an estimate. After completing the hour-long demo, Japanese gamers see that FFXIII is set to launch some time this winter...--4/14/2009 11:08:27 AM--
3199 days, 1 hour, 18 minutes old - 41 comments

Sony: Unlike MS, We Have Confidence In Our First-Party Lineup
SCEA says the reason why Microsoft pays third-party publishers for exclusive content is because they're not confident in their first-party lineup.--4/14/2009 10:54:08 AM--
3199 days, 1 hour, 32 minutes old - 76 comments

Premium DLC Coming For Magic Ball, Cuboid, Mahjong Tales
They're three of your better options on the PlayStation Store and now, booster packs are coming for each. New levels, custom music, level editors, etc.--4/14/2009 10:36:59 AM--
3199 days, 1 hour, 50 minutes old - 4 comments

Netflix Service Going To A "Variety Of Platforms," PS3 Included?
We know Netflix came as part of the New Xbox Experience, but now it's clear they wish to expand their digital distribution kingdom. Is the PS3 next...?--4/13/2009 10:29:35 PM--
3199 days, 13 hours, 57 minutes old - 44 comments

Konami Spruces Up Karaoke Revolution For PS3, 360, Wii
It came out for the PS2 but this is a whole new iteration for the new generation. With 50 master recordings, all you singing fans will be satisfied.--4/13/2009 10:13:22 PM--
3199 days, 14 hours, 13 minutes old - 17 comments

PS3 Preview: Saw
It's a puzzle-based survival/horror game that actually has a ton of potential. You'll need a calm, cool head to stay alive in this freaky environment.--4/13/2009 10:16:30 PM--
3199 days, 14 hours, 10 minutes old - 25 comments

FFXIII Advent Children Demo: Not Worthy Of The Fans?
It may be a one-hour demo, but Square-Enix has admitted that it's using an old engine/build of the game, which is why some fans are a little annoyed.--4/13/2009 9:51:00 PM--
3199 days, 14 hours, 35 minutes old - 37 comments

More PSP Colors Coming Stateside?
A new commercial shows off a grand total of 7 dazzling colors for Sony's handheld, although we still can't be sure if they're all coming to North America.--4/13/2009 9:37:11 PM--
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April 13th, 2009

Last Updated 3199 days, 2 29 minutes ago

Konami Reveals Vandal Hearts: Flames Of Judgment For PSN
Konami's second downloadable announcement of the day should excite fans of the old-school strategy/RPG franchise. Vandal Hearts will make its return!--4/13/2009 3:57:11 PM--
3199 days, 2 29 minutes old - 16 comments

inFamous Will Not Release in June. But instead...
Don't be sad. Because the new release date, plus the assortment of pre-order incentives Sony has announced will make you VERY happy. Who knows, maybe you'll get a demo too...--4/13/2009 3:17:11 PM--
3199 days, 21 hours, 9 minutes old - 40 comments

Konami Announces Zombie Apocalypse, Set For Q2
As if you haven't killed off enough zombies in the past few weeks, right? Konami has more undead slaughter headed your way; Apocalypse is for the PSN.--4/13/2009 3:11:29 PM--
3199 days, 21 hours, 15 minutes old - 12 comments

Patapon 2 To Be Download Only?
While just a rumor, a credible source has informed Ars Technica that it's very much going to happen. Is this a sign of things to come?--4/13/2009 2:56:25 PM--
3199 days, 21 hours, 30 minutes old - 11 comments

The Legend Of Spyro 3D Movie Found
Oh look, yet another game Hollywood wants to bring to the big screen. But this one may have the automatic edge going in; could it be worth a look?--4/13/2009 12:34:38 PM--
3199 days, 23 hours, 52 minutes old - 12 comments

Xi Update: Secret Manhole Now Open
The mystery within PlayStation Home deepens, as you now have access to that secret manhole. What will you find in the new Maintenance area?--4/13/2009 10:58:32 AM--
3200 days, 1 hour, 28 minutes old - 16 comments

Japanese Sales: PS3 Tops Wii Again, PSP Battles DSi
In looking at the weekly sales numbers for Japan, we find that the PS3 has beat out the Wii again, and the PSP and DSi continue to duke it out for 1st.--4/13/2009 10:47:06 AM--
3200 days, 1 hour, 39 minutes old - 32 comments

Resistance: Retribution Performing Well, PSP Should Benefit
We don't have official sales numbers yet, but it seems that Retribution is doing well in its first few weeks, and it's yet ANOTHER reason to own a PSP.--4/13/2009 10:34:55 AM--
3200 days, 1 hour, 52 minutes old - 14 comments

Square-Enix No Longer The Perennial RPG Powerhouse
For the longest time, Squaresoft was the undeniable king of RPGs. Then they merged with Enix and we all expected great things...but what happened?--4/12/2009 10:42:46 PM--
3200 days, 13 hours, 44 minutes old - 57 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Kojima Likely Doing A MGS Prequel
It seems that most of our readers think Kojima's new project is a prequel to Metal Gear Solid, although many believe it'll be something very different.--4/12/2009 10:19:15 PM--
3200 days, 14 hours, 7 minutes old - 30 comments

End Of Eternity Environment, Gameplay Details Discovered
Ask and ye shall receive. Ever since tri-Ace and Sega revealed End of Eternity, we wanted some basic info. Well, we've got some juicy tidbits here...--4/12/2009 9:59:52 PM--
3200 days, 14 hours, 27 minutes old - 11 comments

Game Informer: MAG Is A FPS
In the newest Game Informer, the designers of MAG talk about why selecting a FPS format was ideal for their ambitious MMO. It's the talk of the town!--4/12/2009 9:57:57 PM--
3200 days, 14 hours, 29 minutes old - 40 comments

GameStop Employee: Silver Dual Shock 3 Controllers In June
Okay, so it seems a little silly to offer the silver PlayStation 3 controllers without a silver machine, but hey...maybe the console will show up, too.--4/12/2009 9:56:15 PM--
3200 days, 14 hours, 30 minutes old - 47 comments

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April 12th, 2009

Last Updated 3201 days, 13 hours, 40 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 12
RPG fans everywhere need to keep an eye on End of Eternity, Kitase started another FFVII remake firestorm (WHY?!), and I wanna play Persona 4...--4/11/2009 10:46:23 PM--
3201 days, 13 hours, 40 minutes old - 25 comments

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April 11th, 2009

Last Updated 3202 days, 1 hour, 20 minutes ago

Activision Schedules Guitar Hero: Smash Hits For June 16
It was announced as "Modern Hits," but with the name change comes a release date: this greatest hits compilation is set to arrive on June 16, GH fans.--4/11/2009 11:06:56 AM--
3202 days, 1 hour, 20 minutes old - 17 comments

Sega Teases New Shining Force
The age-old RPG name has popped up again; this time on a teaser site that clearly boasts a new Shining Force title. What platforms is it coming to...?--4/11/2009 10:48:24 AM--
3202 days, 1 hour, 38 minutes old - 13 comments

Does The PS3 Have More Stable Software Than The 360?
For whatever reason, I can't seem to make it through an entire Xbox 360 game without encountering some problem or another. The PS3? Always clean...--4/10/2009 10:05:41 PM--
3202 days, 14 hours, 21 minutes old - 150 comments

Does Gaming Affect Your Social Life?
We've managed to tear down many of the stereotypes associated with gaming, but why do people still think avid gamers prefer to stay home...?--4/10/2009 10:03:31 PM--
3202 days, 14 hours, 23 minutes old - 60 comments

Capcom Swears RE5 Versus Mode Wasn't On The Disc
Because the download for the Versus mode in Resident Evil 5 was suspiciously small, some thought it was just an unlock key. Capcom says it's not.--4/10/2009 10:01:34 PM--
3202 days, 14 hours, 25 minutes old - 66 comments

EA Ships Brass Knuckles To Game Critics, Wants Them Returned
Oops. The press usually gets cool little review packages in the mail for big-budget titles, but EA included what most states call an illegal weapon.--4/10/2009 9:59:16 PM--
3202 days, 14 hours, 27 minutes old - 24 comments

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April 10th, 2009

Last Updated 3202 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes ago

Midway's Money Almost Gone
According to the latest info from the Midway fiasco, the publisher may be entirely out of cash by the end of June. No light at the end of the tunnel...?--4/10/2009 12:41:54 PM--
3202 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 38 comments

Assassin's Creed 2: New Hero, More Weapons And Missions
This month's Game Informer will include a big feature for AC2, where we learn that Altair is out and Ezio is in, plus there's a whole lot more content...--4/10/2009 11:07:52 AM--
3203 days, 1 hour, 19 minutes old - 38 comments

Killzone 2 DLC Map Pack Revealed: Steel & Titanium
The first set of downloadable content for Killzone 2 should arrive later this month, and it'll come in the form of two new multiplayer maps.--4/10/2009 10:47:51 AM--
3203 days, 1 hour, 39 minutes old - 13 comments

FFVII International Suddenly Hits Japanese, Hong Kong PSN
One might think we would've had some early info, but nevertheless, it appears that Final Fantasy VII is now on the Store for Japan and Hong Kong!--4/10/2009 10:32:23 AM--
3203 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes old - 49 comments

Why The PlayStation 3 Needs Gran Turismo 5 In 2009
It may not happen, but if GT5 launched for the holiday season this year, the PS3 would get a huge boost. So huge, in fact, that Sony should push for it.--4/9/2009 10:28:06 PM--
3203 days, 13 hours, 58 minutes old - 47 comments

SCEA: Killzone 2 Setting Sales Records
Well, internal records, at any rate. Not surprisingly, Killzone 2 is already the best performing SCEA game ever, and the title continues to sell well.--4/9/2009 10:01:00 PM--
3203 days, 14 hours, 25 minutes old - 32 comments

Valkyria Chronicles Producer Interested In Making A Sequel
More good VC news, people: the game's producer is very happy with the game's success in Japan, and he certainly likes the idea of a sequel. Yay!--4/9/2009 9:42:09 PM--
3203 days, 14 hours, 44 minutes old - 49 comments

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April 9th, 2009

Last Updated 3203 days, 16 hours, 23 minutes ago

Square-Enix Producer Kitase Hints At FFVII Remake
Oh, NO. Yoshinori Kitase has a quote in the latest OPM UK magazine, and it's already spreading like wildfire. He can't REALLY be hinting at...THE remake...?--4/9/2009 8:03:39 PM--
3203 days, 16 hours, 23 minutes old - 57 comments

"Colossus" Movie Writer Says: Give This One A Chance
Most aren't too keen on the idea, but writer Justin Marks says we should have a little faith. Might this satisfy both the fans and mainstream audience?--4/9/2009 12:37:23 PM--
3203 days, 23 hours, 49 minutes old - 25 comments

Eidos: Batman: Arkham Asylum Is "One Of Our Best Games Ever"
Eidos has a lot to say concerning Arkham Asylum, and if such bold claims are vindicated, this could very well be the best superhero title in history.--4/9/2009 11:03:58 AM--
3204 days, 1 hour, 23 minutes old - 34 comments

Collectors Editions Yield Lots Of Extra Cash For Developers
We're seeing a ton of special Collectors or Limited editions of hot titles lately, and the reason for that is simple: the extras bring in extra revenue.--4/9/2009 10:50:14 AM--
3204 days, 1 hour, 36 minutes old - 29 comments

Home Updated: Godfather II Space, New Threadz, Xi Challenge
All sorts of new content hits PlayStation Home today, including the new Godfather II space, new clothes, an addition to the the mystery Xi game, and more!--4/9/2009 10:31:01 AM--
3204 days, 1 hour, 55 minutes old - 22 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
In celebration of Prototype's release date, we've got two great vids for you, plus two more for Brutal Legend (a two-part interview with Tim Schafer). There's also stuff for F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin, Batman: Arkham Asylum, The Bigs 2, and more.--4/8/2009 10:09:42 PM--
3204 days, 14 hours, 17 minutes old

PS3 Preview: Mini Ninjas
Well, they're ninjas...and they're mini. They've got plenty of skill and ability, though, and this little action game should be both charming and amusing.--4/8/2009 10:06:19 PM--
3204 days, 14 hours, 20 minutes old - 18 comments

SCEA: Blu-Ray "Gaining A Lot Of Traction" For PlayStation 3
At first, the PlayStation 3 helped to introduce Blu-Ray to the consumer but these days, it's Blu-Ray that has become a driving force for PS3 interest.--4/8/2009 10:03:40 PM--
3204 days, 14 hours, 23 minutes old - 38 comments

Pre-Order Infamous At GameStop, Get Exclusive Power
It's not something cosmetic that will have no affect on the game itself; it's an actual special ability that won't be available unless you pre-order...--4/8/2009 9:50:12 PM--
3204 days, 14 hours, 36 minutes old - 41 comments

LittleBigPlanet Impending DLC Detailed
If you thought Media Molecule might be slowing down, think again. The amount of downloadable content scheduled for April and May is just mind-boggling.--4/8/2009 9:37:50 PM--
3204 days, 14 hours, 49 minutes old - 16 comments

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April 8th, 2009

Last Updated 3204 days, 18 hours, 47 minutes ago

Sega Dates, Prices Valkyria Chronicles DLC For Europe (UPDATED)
Hopefully, we'll soon see details for the U.S. but this should give you a good idea. Euro gamers will get these three pieces of DLC on April 16.--4/8/2009 5:39:04 PM--
3204 days, 18 hours, 47 minutes old - 27 comments

Nielsen: PS3 And 360 Used Far More Than The Wii
The results are hardly surprising, but according to this new study, Wii owners use their console far less than either PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 owners.--4/8/2009 12:40:20 PM--
3204 days, 23 hours, 46 minutes old - 61 comments

Gore Verbinski Leaves "Pirates" To Focus On "Bioshock"
You're a big Hollywood director. You've been asked to continue on with the lucrative "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise. And you say no, because...--4/8/2009 11:04:39 AM--
3205 days, 1 hour, 22 minutes old - 22 comments

Rock Band Unplugged Announced, PSP Entertainment Pack Detailed
Oh, you knew it had to happen eventually. It's Rock Band for the PSP, and they're celebrating with a special Entertainment Pack; find all details within.--4/8/2009 10:50:56 AM--
3205 days, 1 hour, 36 minutes old - 10 comments

Prototype Receives Release Date
We've been waiting for this game for a couple of years, and it seems we'll finally get it this June. Prepare for crazy, super intense, over-the-top action!--4/8/2009 10:32:04 AM--
3205 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes old - 44 comments

PS3 Review: The Godfather II
The first one may not have been very good, but the second one surely makes up for the shortcomings of the original. Read up on our review of The Godfather II. --4/7/2009 10:02:03 PM--
3205 days, 14 hours, 24 minutes old - 24 comments

PSP Preview: Jak And Daxter: The Lost Frontier
Two of your favorite heroes will be back in action together, and although it's not a PS3 project, it's still guaranteed to be extraordinarily entertaining.--4/7/2009 10:15:50 PM--
3205 days, 14 hours, 11 minutes old - 6 comments

Shadow Of The Colossus Is Hollywood-Bound
Oh...no. We really wish we could tell you that Team ICO has announced Shadow of the Colossus 2, but instead, it seems that SotC will become a movie.--4/7/2009 10:11:06 PM--
3205 days, 14 hours, 15 minutes old - 32 comments

Famitsu Reveals tri-Ace Multiplatform RPG: End Of Eternity
That mystery RPG tri-Ace has yet to officially unveil? Famitsu has the goods on it, and the scans show that it's called End of Eternity. Check it out!--4/7/2009 9:56:44 PM--
3205 days, 14 hours, 30 minutes old - 42 comments

SCEA Details Big Wipeout HD Update
You may have stopped playing one of the PSN's best titles, but SCEA just gave you a reason to get back into the action. v1.30 adds some great online stuff!--4/7/2009 9:39:07 PM--
3205 days, 14 hours, 47 minutes old - 8 comments

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April 7th, 2009

Last Updated 3205 days, 23 hours, 52 minutes ago

GoWIII Team: PS3 SPUs Faster Than "Many Developers Think"
SCEA Santa Monica says that many developers don't understand just how capable the PS3's SPUs really are. Their GDC 09 keynote was quite enlightening...--4/7/2009 12:34:28 PM--
3205 days, 23 hours, 52 minutes old - 54 comments

LEGO Rock Band Rumor Returns
We thought it was just a weird joke back in January, but now, a mystery slide from a GDC presentation has made us consider LEGO Rock Band again.--4/7/2009 11:11:11 AM--
3206 days, 1 hour, 15 minutes old - 24 comments

Rumor: New PSP Confirmed, Will Compete With iPhone
An inside source has supposedly confirmed that a new PSP will be here before Christmas: UMD is gone and it'll be designed to compete against Apple.--4/7/2009 10:50:31 AM--
3206 days, 1 hour, 36 minutes old - 59 comments

Sony's First-Party Division: As Large As MS And Nintendo Combined
How does Sony continue to pump out the stellar exclusives? It seems their first-party dev division is as big as Microsoft and Nintendo's COMBINED.--4/7/2009 10:35:31 AM--
3206 days, 1 hour, 51 minutes old - 23 comments

Can The PS3 Ever Match The PS2?
We think the PS3 will eventually top the 360, but can it match or surpass the immensely successful PS2? Or will we ever see such gaudy numbers again?--4/6/2009 11:13:09 PM--
3206 days, 13 hours, 13 minutes old - 67 comments

PS3 Review: Burn Zombie Burn!
The concept is simple as simple can be. It's all about killing as many zombies as humanly possible in many different ways. And not surprisingly, it's FUN.--4/6/2009 10:36:48 PM--
3206 days, 13 hours, 50 minutes old - 14 comments

Brutal Legend Designer Says "Don't Worry About Sales"
It's too bad that Tim Schafer has never been appropriately rewarded for his efforts in the past, but he also says we shouldn't worry about it.--4/6/2009 10:24:02 PM--
3206 days, 14 hours, 2 minutes old - 7 comments

Ratchet And Clank Future: A Crack In Time Features Listed
Okay, Ratchet fans, check out some fresh details for A Crack in Time. It seems we can expect a bigger and better sequel, and that's ALWAYS a good thing.--4/6/2009 10:05:18 PM--
3206 days, 14 hours, 21 minutes old - 45 comments

Konami Reveals Six Days In Fallujah
It's based on the 2004 battle in the Iraqi town in Fallujah, and it'll be both accurate and authentic. Step into the boots of a stalwart U.S. Marine!--4/6/2009 9:50:10 PM--
3206 days, 14 hours, 36 minutes old - 28 comments

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April 6th, 2009

Last Updated 3206 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes ago

Konami Announces Silent Hill: Shattered Memories For PSP, PS2, Wii
It's an interesting take on the remake philosophy: basically, it's the same as the original Silent Hill, but you will see the story from different angles.--4/6/2009 12:41:41 PM--
3206 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 22 comments

More Likely To See Gran Turismo 5 On PS2 Rather Than PC?
Now that Sony has alluded to "all platforms" regarding GT5, everyone has been debating and speculating. Might we see the game go to both the PSP AND PS2?--4/6/2009 11:09:12 AM--
3207 days, 1 hour, 17 minutes old - 46 comments

Worms Wriggles Onto PSN
The classic franchise has a downloadable title to its name, and although 360 owners have had it for a while, the PS3 version boasts major additions.--4/6/2009 10:51:07 AM--
3207 days, 1 hour, 35 minutes old - 19 comments

OPM UK Goes Hands-On With FFXIII, Magazine Scans Leaked
It seems that OPM UK had a preview based on a recent playtest, and there are magazine scans to prove it. But why did the preview disappear...?--4/6/2009 10:32:30 AM--
3207 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes old - 14 comments

Will Square-Enix Announce Kingdom Hearts 3 At E3?
Square-Enix can't ignore this money-making franchise any longer. The PS3 is finally in a position to receive it. We're overdue for a big announcement...--4/5/2009 10:04:44 PM--
3207 days, 14 hours, 22 minutes old - 66 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Yes, We Want Backwards Compatibility!
It's a little surprising, but it seems that most of you really value backwards compatibility. Sony, if you're out there, we suggest you pay attention.--4/5/2009 9:48:11 PM--
3207 days, 14 hours, 38 minutes old - 44 comments

Leaked MAG Screenshots Found?
Everyone has been waiting to see more of MAG, and a whole set has apparently been leaked on Flickr. Check 'em out; they're pretty, but are they real?--4/5/2009 9:46:13 PM--
3207 days, 14 hours, 40 minutes old - 37 comments

Sony: "Greener" Than Its Competition
We know the entire country is trying to "go green" these days, so it might interest you to know that Sony is "greener" than Microsoft or Nintendo.--4/5/2009 9:43:42 PM--
3207 days, 14 hours, 43 minutes old - 26 comments

PS3 Starting Chart-Topping Sales Trend In Japan?
The latest weekly sales numbers are in, and the PS3 has once again topped the Wii in Japan. Furthermore, the PSP continues to compete well with the DS.--4/5/2009 9:41:43 PM--
3207 days, 14 hours, 45 minutes old - 28 comments

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April 5th, 2009

Last Updated 3208 days, 13 hours, 45 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 5
Despite possible "sadistic" difficulty, I have high hopes for Bayonetta, tri-Ace goes multiplatform, and in a shocking twist of events...the Z is gone...--4/4/2009 10:41:56 PM--
3208 days, 13 hours, 45 minutes old - 33 comments

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April 4th, 2009

Last Updated 3209 days, 1 hour, 7 minutes ago

Fast & Furious PS3 Prize Pack Winner Selected And Announced!
Yep, the promotion is over and it's time to give away the big prize. We've selected a name at random from our big list of Twitter followers...--4/4/2009 11:19:03 AM--
3209 days, 1 hour, 7 minutes old - 40 comments

AMC's Mad Men To Become A Game?
No. Just...no. It seems that Lionsgate has registered a trademark that considers turning the popular drama into both a game and a comic book. Okay, sure.--4/4/2009 10:47:38 AM--
3209 days, 1 hour, 39 minutes old - 21 comments

Rumor: Batman: Arkham Asylum Demo Spotted At GameStop
The whispers surrounding this game are extremely encouraging, and now, it seems a playable demo was found at a GameStop in Ohio. Well, bring it HERE.--4/4/2009 10:32:05 AM--
3209 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes old - 25 comments

Does A "Western Focus" Affect Storytelling?
The MGS series has always been home to some of the best storylines ever. But with a new "western focus," will Kojima back off on the literary intricacy?--4/3/2009 9:51:13 PM--
3209 days, 14 hours, 35 minutes old - 40 comments

Volition Confirms Ostrich Hammer For Red Faction: Guerilla
It's an ostrich. As a weapon. You swing it like a hammer and hit people. It's going to be in Red Faction: Guerilla. No, we're not kidding. We're NOT.--4/3/2009 9:49:02 PM--
3209 days, 14 hours, 37 minutes old - 25 comments

No Guitar Peripheral For Brutal Legend
Yeah...what? The main character in Brutal Legend is a roadie, so that might explain things, but Tim Schafer says a guitar/gamepad combo won't work.--4/3/2009 9:46:15 PM--
3209 days, 14 hours, 40 minutes old - 7 comments

Mortal Kombat Developers Want To Separate From Midway
Midway is working through a bankruptcy, but the Mortal Kombat designers don't like how things are going. They're already in talks with other publishers...--4/3/2009 9:44:33 PM--
3209 days, 14 hours, 42 minutes old - 18 comments

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April 3rd, 2009

Last Updated 3209 days, 15 hours, 44 minutes ago

Guerilla: PS3 Is Easier To Develop For Than People Think
According to the makers of Killzone 2, the PlayStation 3 really isn't the development nightmare it has been said to be. You might be surprised at what they say...--4/3/2009 8:42:24 PM--
3209 days, 15 hours, 44 minutes old - 40 comments

Expect Big PSP Announcements At E3
Sony may be preparing to make a big splash with the PSP at E3 this year: we may see the unveiling of the PSP-4000, and MANY more titles are incoming.--4/3/2009 10:58:00 AM--
3210 days, 1 hour, 28 minutes old - 28 comments

Rumor: Vehicle, Co-op Play Coming With Killzone 2 DLC?
This big rumor says the first batch of downloadable content for KZ2 could be significant in a number of different ways. Who wants vehicles and co-op?--4/3/2009 10:46:05 AM--
3210 days, 1 hour, 40 minutes old - 46 comments

SCEA: MAG Is "Basically Like An Iteration Of SOCOM" (UPDATED)
...only on a silly crazy massive scale, with 256 players, multiple military divisions and yeah, superior visuals. Now let's get some media, Sony!--4/3/2009 10:30:50 AM--
3210 days, 1 hour, 56 minutes old - 31 comments

A Price Cut Will Allow The PS3 To Surpass The Xbox 360
In looking at the entire situation, it seems obvious to us that when and if the PS3 drops $100 in price, passing the competition may be inevitable.--4/2/2009 10:47:03 PM--
3210 days, 13 hours, 39 minutes old - 100 comments

Gaming Successfully Battles Recession
Many industries are desperately trying to fend off the negative effects of the recession, but while gaming isn't unaffected, it's still on the definite rise.--4/2/2009 9:53:50 PM--
3210 days, 14 hours, 33 minutes old - 18 comments

MySoti Starts PlayStation Home/Real Life Crossover
MySoti shirts will soon be available for purchase in Home, and you can wear them for real, too. Oh, and you can try your hand at designing if you wish.--4/2/2009 9:41:15 PM--
3210 days, 14 hours, 45 minutes old - 17 comments

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April 2nd, 2009

Last Updated 3210 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes ago

Konami Snaps Up Saw License
Brash Entertainment went under, and their supposed blockbuster Saw title fell to the movie studio. But Konami has it now, and the first details are here.--4/2/2009 2:46:37 PM--
3210 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes old - 38 comments

Bayonetta To Be "Sadistically Hard?"
It's one of the most promising action titles of 2009, but based on what Hideki Kamiya said, you had best prepare yourself for a seriously tough challenge.--4/2/2009 10:53:44 AM--
3211 days, 1 hour, 33 minutes old - 30 comments

Activision: Modern Warfare 2 To Be "#1 Entertainment Property"
Not only do they think it'll be the biggest selling video game of all time, but they also think it'll top all other entertainment products in 2009. ...wow.--4/2/2009 10:33:45 AM--
3211 days, 1 hour, 53 minutes old - 87 comments

LittleBigPlanet: 2 Million PSN Users, 725,000 User-Created Levels
It's truly a LittleBIGPlanet. SCEE has tossed out some very impressive numbers concerning Media Molecule's innovative masterpiece, so take notice.--4/2/2009 10:20:28 AM--
3211 days, 2 hours, 6 minutes old - 24 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got two new gameplay vids for Wolfenstein, a couple silly April Fools trailers for MGS4 and Red Faction: Guerilla, then more for X-Men: Origins, Terminator: Salvation, Infamous, etc.--4/1/2009 10:22:32 PM--
3211 days, 14 hours, 4 minutes old

THQ Tentatively Schedules Red Faction 4, Darksiders 2
Even though Red Faction: Guerilla and Darksiders: Wrath of War have yet to launch, THQ is still planning to release sequels. Plannin' for the future!--4/1/2009 10:18:30 PM--
3211 days, 14 hours, 8 minutes old - 8 comments

Namco Lists Three New PS3 Titles
Namco Bandai has updated their game catalog with three new PS3 games, and although we don't have the names, we do have the genre classifications. Guess away!--4/1/2009 10:00:50 PM--
3211 days, 14 hours, 26 minutes old - 26 comments

SCEA Details PS3 Firmware 2.70
SCEA has announced firmware update 2.70 for the PlayStation 3, and it features text chat and updates to your Friends list and the video delivery service.--4/1/2009 9:46:04 PM--
3211 days, 14 hours, 40 minutes old - 75 comments

Infamous To Boast Innovative, Diverse Musical Score
Music is a crucial part of the game experience these days, and SCEA is going all out for Infamous. This soundtrack could be one of the best you've heard.--4/1/2009 9:33:31 PM--
3211 days, 14 hours, 53 minutes old - 12 comments

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April 1st, 2009

Last Updated 3211 days, 18 hours, 39 minutes ago

Jak And Daxter: The Lost Frontier For PSP, PS2 Announced
Sony has announced this new Jak entry that's being designed by High Impact Games for the PSP and PS2. The heroic duo is reunited for another quest!--4/1/2009 5:47:19 PM--
3211 days, 18 hours, 39 minutes old - 19 comments

Tales Of Vesperia Headed To PS3?
We're just hoping it's real- apparently, the latest edition of Jump magazine unveils several new Tales entries, including Vesperia for the PlayStation 3.--4/1/2009 12:43:35 PM--
3211 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes old - 28 comments

EA Announces Premium Packs For The Godfather II
It could very well be one of the best games of the month, and for added incentive, EA has announced four Premium Upgrade Packs for The Godfather II.--4/1/2009 11:09:34 AM--
3212 days, 1 hour, 17 minutes old - 6 comments

Sony Wants $99 PS2 To Snag Some Of The Wii's Market Share
Those of you who misinterpreted Sony's announcement as being for avid gamers should pay attention: they want the PS2 to compete with the Wii.--4/1/2009 10:53:30 AM--
3212 days, 1 hour, 33 minutes old - 22 comments

tri-Ace Multiplatform RPG: Square-Enix No Longer Ignoring PS3?
Square-Enix and PlayStation 3 owners have been at odds since the start, but tri-Ace has a new multiplatform RPG...and Square-Enix should publish it.--4/1/2009 10:39:56 AM--
3212 days, 1 hour, 47 minutes old - 20 comments

PS3 Review: Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3
After months and months of waiting, the PlayStation 3 version has finally arrived. And it comes improved over the Xbox 360 version, on top of boasting an assortment of extras. Is this RTS fit for the console world?--4/1/2009 12:45:46 AM--
3212 days, 11 hours, 41 minutes old - 17 comments

Current PlayStation 3 Drops To $299, New Model Announced (UPDATED)
It seems Sony wanted to wait to combine the announcements: the PS3 gets its price cut, but there will still be a $399 machine out there...SPECIAL, it is!--3/31/2009 10:08:08 PM--
3212 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes old - 170 comments

PS3 Preview: Battlefield: Bad Company 2
The original turned out to be a big hit, so it should come as no surprise to learn about the sequel. The philosophy? Bigger, badder, louder, BETTER.--3/31/2009 10:14:30 PM--
3212 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes old - 14 comments

Madden NFL 10 Dated, "Draft Experience" Detailed
Madden basically rules the world. If you don't believe us, step inside and learn a bit about this year's entry, and take a gander at the "Draft Experience."--3/31/2009 9:55:58 PM--
3212 days, 14 hours, 31 minutes old - 9 comments

World At War Map Pack 1 Tops One Million Downloads
1 weekend, 1 map pack...1 million+ downloads. Activision has announced that it only took a few days for World at War's new DLC to hit the lofty plateau.--3/31/2009 9:40:55 PM--
3212 days, 14 hours, 46 minutes old - 13 comments

Fast & Furious PS3 Prize Pack Giveaway
This is one hell of a package to get for free. We're giving away a PlayStation 3, a Blu-Ray trilogy of Fast and the Furious, and even MORE goodies!--3/7/2009 10:52:34 PM--
3236 days, 13 hours, 34 minutes old - 56 comments

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