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--7/31/2009 12:37:03 PM--

July 31st, 2009

Last Updated 2911 days, 16 hours, 14 minutes ago

Projection: PS3 Will Surpass 360 By January 2011?
A sales projection for the future shows the PlayStation 3 outstripping the Xbox 360 by January 2011; the PS3 is certainly selling at a faster clip.--7/31/2009 12:37:03 PM--
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Original Call Of Duty Heads Onto PSN, XBLA "Eventually"
A free voucher is coming with the Hardened and Prestige editions of Modern Warfare 2 but if you don't want either, you'll have to wait a bit to nab CoD.--7/31/2009 10:57:25 AM--
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SOE: The Agency Is Still On Track
Three of SOE's most important studio members have left to form their own studio, but that doesn't mean The Agency will suffer any sort of setback.--7/31/2009 10:47:21 AM--
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Shatter Was Second Most Downloaded Title On PSN
Although we don't have the numbers just yet, Sidhe Interactive says that with the exception of Battlefield 1943, Shatter was a very popular item last week.--7/31/2009 10:36:26 AM--
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Reduction Of PS3 Manufacturing Costs Going "As Planned"
Although we don't yet have a hardware price cut, Sony says the reduction in PS3 manufacturing costs has "progressed according to plan."--7/30/2009 9:53:45 PM--
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Valve: "There's Never A Real Moral Choice" In Video Games
Ever since developers began to give gamers "choices," it has been a hot topic of conversation. But Valve says "morality" never factors in.--7/30/2009 9:52:13 PM--
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Dark Void Is The Latest Title To Avoid The Holiday Competition
It's yet another game that has been delayed for the sake of better timing. Capcom was afraid it'd be overshadowed by the big blockbusters in late 2009.--7/30/2009 9:51:05 PM--
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--7/30/2009 6:13:40 PM--

July 30th, 2009

Last Updated 2912 days, 10 hours, 38 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Tekken 6 (Hands-on!)
We go hands-on with this absolutely fantastic fighter, and we cannot wait to get the final game in our hands.--7/30/2009 6:13:40 PM--
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Atlus Launches Demon's Souls Site
It's one of the most anticipated RPGs of the generation, and now you can view the official website, which just opened. It's HIGH on our wish list!--7/30/2009 1:52:16 PM--
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"Cross-Talk" Between LBP PSP And LBP PS3 Confirmed
Sony has announced there will be a "cross-talk" feature for the two versions of LittleBigPlanet: play the PS3 version, unlock bonus content in LBP PSP.--7/30/2009 10:43:43 AM--
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White Knight Chronicles: 2nd Wave Update, Sequel Confirmed
We may not have the game in North America yet, but Level 5 is chugging right along: a new major update has been revealed, AND a sequel is in the works!--7/30/2009 10:33:36 AM--
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Uncharted 2 Website Launches, Beta Numbers Revealed
The official Uncharted 2: Among Thieves website is now live; check out some new screens and visit the forum. Also, over 130,000 participated in the beta.--7/30/2009 10:18:04 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Metalocalypse: Dethgame
It's one of the few previews that actually made us cringe while writing it. Why? Because you can actually urinate on people's faces. No, really.--7/29/2009 9:56:33 PM--
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PaRappa Developer Returning To PlayStation Family?
PaRappa the Rapper creator Masaya Matsuura is considering a return to Sony, as he says the PS3 is the console he's most interested in exploring.--7/29/2009 9:54:44 PM--
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New Ratchet To Feature "A Lot More Replay Value"
Insomniac says to expect "a lot more" in the way of replay value in A Crack in Time, but what does this mean? Extended single-player, or new multiplayer...?--7/29/2009 9:53:23 PM--
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Square-Enix Can't Comment On Star Ocean PS3 "At This Time"
The publisher has said the GameFly listing was a mistake, but the first part of their response is actually quite encouraging. Is it just a matter of "time?"--7/29/2009 9:51:27 PM--
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--7/29/2009 3:42:06 PM--

July 29th, 2009

Last Updated 2913 days, 13 hours, 9 minutes ago

Amazon Gives GT5 A December 29, 2009 Launch Date
It may be just another placeholder date, but it's certainly not out of the realm of possibility. Might Gran Turismo 5 sneak into 2009 by a few days?--7/29/2009 3:42:06 PM--
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DJ Hero Renegade Edition Revealed
It's yet another special edition and although we don't yet have the price, we can pretty much guarantee that it won't be cheap. Still, cool stuff here.--7/29/2009 12:35:15 PM--
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No Big Shock: inFamous Film Inevitable
A recent seven-figure deal says inFamous is Hollywood-bound, although we've got some time to wait. It certainly should make for a cool movie, but...--7/29/2009 11:00:18 AM--
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Deep Red And Metallic Blue PS3 Controllers Revealed
Finally! We in the US are so often stuck with black or silver (or maybe white), but we so rarely get any bright colors. And these are all patriotic, too.--7/29/2009 10:46:31 AM--
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SOCOM: Confrontation Is The Biggest Online Game On PS3
It's not Killzone 2, Resistance 2, or Warhawk; the game that has "the most simultaneous PlayStation Network connections" is SOCOM: Confrontation.--7/29/2009 10:30:56 AM--
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Modern Warfare 2 To Render At A Sub-HD 600p Resolution
Just like the first Modern Warfare, the sequel will render at 600p, but don't be too disappointed. It should still run at a marvelous 60 frames per second.--7/28/2009 10:07:10 PM--
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Criterion Had Planned Skate Or Die 3
Yeah, it's true. It seems that Burnout developer Criterion was planning to reboot this classic series in 2003...until EA bought 'em and canceled it.--7/28/2009 10:05:47 PM--
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GameStop $20 Sale: Street Fighter IV, F.E.A.R. 2, More
This great sale runs from now through August 2, and you can snag a bunch of great titles for only twenty bucks! You gotta strike while the iron's hot.--7/28/2009 10:04:30 PM--
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July 28th, 2009

Last Updated 2914 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes ago

Record Of Agarest War Writhing Onto PlayStation Network
If you're an anime fan and you've got a thing for scantily clad cartoon chicks, you'll be happy to know that this titillating title is PSN-bound.--7/28/2009 12:44:52 PM--
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Analyst: Content Is "King," Gamers To Spend Less On DLC
One analyst believes the "honeymoon period" for downloadable content is over; gamers aren't as willing to pay for the premium-priced DLC anymore.--7/28/2009 11:03:58 AM--
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Ubisoft Banking On PSP To Increase Assassin's Creed Sales
It's a little confusing, but these comments MAY indicate that Assassin's Creed II is PSP-bound; if not, they're hoping Bloodlines will up series sales.--7/28/2009 10:50:12 AM--
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Square-Enix Bringing Hefty Lineup To GamesCom 2009
Square-Enix and new buddy Eidos are bringing a huge lineup of titles to GamesCom next month; FFXIII, FFXIV, Front Mission Evolved, and more are featured!--7/28/2009 10:33:36 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Castle Crashers
Originally exclusive to the Xbox 360, this downloadable gem will soon be coming to the PlayStation Network. Don't miss this one!--7/27/2009 10:15:08 PM--
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PSP Bundles Include Final Fantasy VII PSN Voucher In Japan
Yeah, just another reason you wished you lived in Japan. Limited Edition PSP bundles for Japan (courtesy of Amazon) include free FFVII vouchers!--7/27/2009 10:13:28 PM--
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GameFly Has Listing For Star Ocean: The Last Hope On PS3
It's more evidence that Square-Enix will finally bring the latest Star Ocean to the PlayStation 3, but it could very easily be a mistake, so...--7/27/2009 10:03:52 PM--
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New Assassin's Creed 2 "White Edition" Spotted
You may have already seen the Black Edition for Assassin's Creed II, but it appears that Ubisoft will also offer a White Edition...check it out.--7/27/2009 9:54:00 PM--
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July 27th, 2009

Last Updated 2915 days, 13 hours, 26 minutes ago

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Preview
We take Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 for a spin and ramble about how Journey predicted videogame exclusivity would die, or something. --7/27/2009 3:25:17 PM--
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Follow-Up To The Darkness Confirmed But Starbreeze Not Involved
It has finally been confirmed that a follow-up to this top-notch title is in the works, but original developer Starbreeze won't be at the helm...--7/27/2009 3:35:24 PM--
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Fat Princess Weighing In This Week
Sweet. We had expected to get this one a little earlier, but it's finally coming this week; as of Thursday, you'll all have another PSN gem to play!--7/27/2009 12:24:54 PM--
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Naughty Dog: DLC For Uncharted 2 More For Multiplayer
Downloadable content is definitely in the works for Uncharted 2, but they say it's more for the multiplayer action, which is definitely a good thing.--7/27/2009 10:56:16 AM--
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Rockstar: Don't Expect A GTA Movie Any Time Soon
Yeah, most films based on games don't live up to expectations, and Rockstar is smart enough to keep this franchise's reputation fully intact. 'applauds'--7/27/2009 10:45:03 AM--
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PS3 Firmware 2.80 Secret Discovered
When firmware update 2.80 came out and we learned it contained a secret of some kind, everyone scrambled about trying to locate it. Well, here it is.--7/27/2009 10:31:08 AM--
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Will Games Keep Getting Shorter?
It's not only logical but it may also be inevitable. As the average age of an avid gamer continues to rise, we'll have less and less time to indulge...--7/26/2009 10:17:51 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Motion Sensing Will Have A Positive Impact
Wow, a lot of you are definitely into the whole motion sensing technology that's coming our way; the majority are at least "okay" with the idea.--7/26/2009 9:54:49 PM--
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Bioware Pokes Fun At MW2 Prestige Edition Unboxing
We should definitely have a sense of humor about that Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition, and Bioware offers a video spoof by using Dragon Age: Origins...--7/26/2009 9:53:48 PM--
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Will PSN Cards Finally Arrive In Europe On October 1?
European gamers have been waiting for quite some time to see these cards on store shelves, but now it seems they have been confirmed for October 1.--7/26/2009 9:52:24 PM--
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July 26th, 2009

Last Updated 2917 days, 6 hours, 17 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: July 26
I politely ask Ubisoft to own up and admit the reason for Conviction's 360 exclusivity, October's gonna be NUTS, and young girls can be irresistible.--7/25/2009 10:34:10 PM--
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July 25th, 2009

Last Updated 2917 days, 11 hours, 32 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Shatter
Heads up, peeps: Shatter was just recently added to the PlayStation Store this past week and if you didn't pick it up, there's something WRONG with you.--7/25/2009 5:19:13 PM--
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Sigma 2 Collectors Edition Features 80-Page Book
Yes, it's another Collectors Edition: this one, for Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, will boast a very large book that includes all sorts of extra art and info.--7/25/2009 11:02:04 AM--
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ESRB Issues Sexual Content Details For Dragon Age: Origins
You heard about how Obsidian would handle the sex scenes in Alpha Protocol; now the ESRB tells us what to expect from Bioware's Dragon Age: Origins.--7/25/2009 10:44:02 AM--
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Top 5 Favorites: PS3 Exclusives
We pick a simple topic for this week, although it's bound to generate some discussion: what are your top 5 favorite PlayStation 3 exclusives to date?--7/24/2009 9:48:48 PM--
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Broken Destiny Slashes Onto US Shelves On September 1
Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny is one of the most anticipated 2009 releases for the PSP, and the good news is that we'll get it in less than five weeks!--7/24/2009 9:47:23 PM--
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The Force Unleashed "Ultimate Sith Edition" Announced
If you missed out the first time around, wait until this fall when you can nab the "Ultimate Sith Edition," which features two whole new missions.--7/24/2009 9:46:09 PM--
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July 24th, 2009

Last Updated 2918 days, 14 hours, 29 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Not quite the movie cash-in many of you would expect, this licensed title is a pretty good game for the kids.--7/24/2009 2:22:03 PM--
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Hirai To Deliver "New Strategy For 2009" Keynote At TGS
Sony boss Kaz Hirai will be handling the keynote speech at the Tokyo Game Show this year, and it will be followed by an interesting roundtable discussion.--7/24/2009 12:32:21 PM--
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Pre-Order Arkham Asylum, Receive Exclusive Challenge Map
If you pre-order Batman: Arkham Asylum From GameStop, you will get a special Challenge Map called, "Dem Bones." Batman vs. Skeletons. Oh yes.--7/24/2009 10:57:45 AM--
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Iron Man 2 Details, Comic Author Matt Fraction Penning Script
The original didn't cut the mustard, but Sega has some surprises in store for the sequel. There should be plenty of enhancements and upgrades this time.--7/24/2009 10:42:12 AM--
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Uncharted 2: No Euro Release Date Yet
While there was a rumor going around that Uncharted 2 would launch in Europe on October 23, that just ain't true. Naughty Dog hasn't announced it yet.--7/24/2009 10:28:50 AM--
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Obsidian: Sex In Alpha Protocol Is "Satisfying And Tasteful"
While there will be sex scenes in Alpha Protocol, the controversy should be kept at a minimum. No controllable encounters, and only "tasteful" stuff.--7/23/2009 9:54:38 PM--
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Battlefield 1943 Smashes Records
It's one of the best downloadable titles to ever hit the PSN and XBL Marketplace, and now, EA says it's the fastest-selling digital-download game EVER.--7/23/2009 9:52:54 PM--
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Wet Developer Didn't Have A Lot Of Faith In Activision
Activision was originally slated to publish Wet, but after the whole Activision/Blizzard thing, developer A2M had its concerns... So, on to Bethesda.--7/23/2009 9:51:19 PM--
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July 23rd, 2009

Last Updated 2919 days, 16 hours, 16 minutes ago

Castle Crashers Confirmed For PSN
It's one of the best downloadable titles on Xbox Live, and now, it's headed to the PSN. It's a light-hearted action/RPG with plenty of charm and appeal.--7/23/2009 12:35:50 PM--
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New Ratchet Will Deliver Toy Story 2 Visuals For Gaming
It was an ongoing joke amongst the PS2 naysayers: "where are those Toy Story 2 graphics?" Well, we needed the PS3 for it, but it seems they're here.--7/23/2009 11:04:30 AM--
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Guerrilla: We Need To "Reflect On What Is Actually Out There"
Guerrilla wants to take a "step back" from Killzone 2 after releasing the third DLC pack today; they want to "reflect on what is actually out there."--7/23/2009 10:51:29 AM--
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Ubisoft Weighs In On Motion Sensing, PS3 Price Cut
Everyone has their own thoughts on both big topics, and now it's Ubisoft's Laurent Detoc's turn. Motion sensing may be turning "gamers" into "players"...--7/23/2009 10:39:05 AM--
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PS3 Review: Damnation
Is this one of the worst PlayStation 3 game we've ever reviewed? Why yes it is, and with good reason!--7/23/2009 1:20:53 AM--
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PS3 Review: Overlord II
Just about the only thing I could say, after waiting for this sequel, is: =( Yes, a sad faced emoticon. That about sums it up.--7/23/2009 12:37:42 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We start off with more unbelievable God of War III gameplay, then tune you into the likes of Guitar Hero 5, Wolfenstein, Brutal Legend, NHL 10, Darksiders, and a cool King of Fighters XII tournament!--7/22/2009 10:09:18 PM--
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Borderlands Announced For October 20
2K figures we've all waited long enough: Borderlands, the game described as "Mad Max meets Diablo," is officially slated to arrive here on October 20.--7/22/2009 10:07:17 PM--
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Sony: In-Home Game Launching The Developer's Responsibility
While a lot of you have asked for more games to have in-Home launching capability, Sony reminds you this responsibility falls to the developers.--7/22/2009 9:50:44 PM--
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Kojima And Crew Read Through Peace Walker Script
Don't worry; the spoilers are all bleeped out or censored. If you want to hear about the plot behind Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, perk up your ears.--7/22/2009 9:36:52 PM--
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July 22nd, 2009

Last Updated 2920 days, 16 hours, 16 minutes ago

The Saboteur Infiltrates Stores On December 8
Yeah, it has Nazis but you likely haven't tackled them in this gameplay format before. Pandemic's promising WWII action title is set for the holidays.--7/22/2009 12:35:07 PM--
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Sony Explains Lack Of Second Analog Nub On PSP Go
A lot of people looked at the PSP Go and said, "wait...something's missing." But Sony had a "serious discussion" about it, and opted to leave it out.--7/22/2009 11:00:44 AM--
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Gearbox "Extremely Committed" To Aliens: Colonial Marines
Okay, so you haven't heard much concerning this new Aliens title, and it's in the midst of a lengthy development cycle. But take heart; it's a-comin'.--7/22/2009 10:46:44 AM--
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Epic On Latest Unreal Engine: "We're Adding Great New Features"
The new Unreal engine that is currently in the works - technically labeled as "Unreal Engine 3.8" - is more mature and is going to "blow people away."--7/22/2009 10:33:27 AM--
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PS3 Preview: LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues
Fans of the original should love the sequel. The co-op has been tweaked, exploration is more streamlined, and that stage creation sounds VERY cool.--7/21/2009 10:01:17 PM--
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Ubisoft: Conviction's 360 Exclusivity A "Business Decision"
Ubisoft wants you to know that Splinter Cell: Conviction isn't coming to the PS3 because of a lack of PS3 experience; it's all about "business."--7/21/2009 10:00:04 PM--
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EMA Retailer Of The Year: GameStop
The annual EMA awards have been revealed, and in the video game category, GameStop has won "Retailer of the Year." ...uh, not exactly surprising.--7/21/2009 9:58:20 PM--
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PSP Pack To Feature Liberty City Stories And Vice City Stories
Maybe you weren't a PSP owner when these two GTA titles were released, but you should soon get a chance to pick 'em both up at once...--7/21/2009 9:57:20 PM--
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Michael Jackson Signed PlayStation Up For eBay Auction
Oh, come ON. We all knew that Michael Jackson memorabilia would go through the roof, but we kinda doubt a signed PlayStation is worth $1.5 million.--7/21/2009 9:55:56 PM--
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July 21st, 2009

Last Updated 2921 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes ago

Uncharted 2 Official Release Date, Pre-Order Incentives
YAY! Sony has revealed all the official release details for what is guaranteed to be a stellar sequel: Uncharted 2 will hit store shelves on October 13!--7/21/2009 12:39:57 PM--
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Battlefield 1943 And Bad Company 2: Connected Somehow?
Well, this is interesting: we've just learned that the weapons in BF1943 will be in Bad Company 2...does this hint at some sort of connectivity?--7/21/2009 10:54:54 AM--
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Insomniac Content With Remaining Exclusive To Sony
They produce several of the best PlayStation-exclusive titles around (Resistance, Ratchet and Clank), and their relationship with Sony is solid.--7/21/2009 10:42:12 AM--
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Wardevil Alive And Kicking, More Details Coming Soon
Wardevil was first unveiled about four years ago, and it has continually fallen off the radar since. But perhaps there is light at the end of the tunnel...--7/21/2009 10:28:41 AM--
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PS3 Review: Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince
The movie is massively popular but can the corresponding video game deliver what the fans desire? Not surprisingly, its quest falls a little short.--7/20/2009 10:07:42 PM--
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Killzone 2 Engine Being Utilized In Current Sony Projects?
Guerrilla continues to refine the current Killzone 2 engine, and it seems it may be used in several new unannounced titles. What might they be...?--7/20/2009 10:06:19 PM--
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PlayStation 3 Bundles Top Hardware Sellers at Best Buy
Best Buy is offering two PS3 bundles (one with MGS4 and Killzone 2 and the other with LittleBigPlanet and "WALL-E"), and they're VERY popular.--7/20/2009 10:04:46 PM--
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Pre-Order Ultimate Alliance 2, Play As The Juggernaut
If you pre-order Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 from GameStop, you'll receive a special in-game bonus: Juggernaut. Who doesn't want to try him out?--7/20/2009 10:03:53 PM--
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July 20th, 2009

Last Updated 2922 days, 8 hours, 1 minute ago

PS3 Preview: Dragon Age: Origins (Hands-On!)
We played BioWare's long anticipated, and long developed Dragon Age: Origins and report what we saw. There's definitely a ton of potential here, RPG fans. --7/20/2009 8:50:35 PM--
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PS3 Review: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
The game might be better than the movie, but man is it still boring as all hell. Leave this one alone no matter the price. --7/20/2009 9:00:04 PM--
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Jake Gyllenhaal As The Prince Of Persia: First Official Shot
It may be the first big blockbuster action flick to help usher in the warm weather next year, and Gyllenhaal has really embraced his role as the agile Prince.--7/20/2009 12:36:47 PM--
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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Coming For The Holidays?
The first was tons 'o fun and EA has already said the sequel will be "bigger and better" in just about every way, so it'd be great if we got it this year.--7/20/2009 11:02:37 AM--
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Uncharted 2 Slated For September, Michael Jackson SingStar?
A couple sources are saying a leaked Sony release schedule puts Uncharted 2 on September 30, and might MJ and Madonna have SingStar games...?--7/20/2009 10:41:42 AM--
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Rumor: PS3 Slim To Come Bundled With Madden NFL 10?
Yup, another PS3 Slim rumor. This one says Sony will take advantage of Madden mania and launch their new slimmer PS3 alongside Madden NFL 10.--7/20/2009 10:26:43 AM--
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Will Sony And Microsoft's Motion Sensing End The Wii's Reign?
Why has nobody asked this question? If the PS3 and Xbox 360 eventually offer the best motion sensing experiences, why would we want the Wii...?--7/19/2009 10:23:27 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: The PS3 Slim May Be Imminent
So it appears that most of you believe the PS3 Slim will be announced soon, although you're more split on whether or not it comes with a price cut.--7/19/2009 10:04:53 PM--
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More Valkyria Chronicles 2 Details
We've got more info courtesy of Famitsu, and you can learn a bit more about the characters, storyline, and setting. Great for strategy aficionados!--7/19/2009 10:03:37 PM--
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Persona 5 In Development, Exclusive To PlayStation 3?
The new rumor is that Atlus is preparing the next installment in the Shin Megami Tensei franchise, and it should be exclusive to the PlayStation 3.--7/19/2009 10:02:23 PM--
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July 19th, 2009

Last Updated 2924 days, 5 hours, 56 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: July 19
Developers who complained about the PS3 are now all "excited," I wonder if thatgamecompany should "upgrade," and romance knows no age bounds.--7/18/2009 10:55:24 PM--
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July 18th, 2009

Last Updated 2924 days, 18 hours, 11 minutes ago

New York To Ban Texting, Gaming While Driving
A new law is about to come into play in New York (get it?): there will be no texting, surfing the 'Net, or playing video games while driving.--7/18/2009 10:40:17 AM--
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Will A Universal Gaming Console Promote Maturity?
Many people don't like the idea of one system that will play all video games, and I'm not sold on the idea, either. But at least the fanboys will DIE.--7/17/2009 9:44:34 PM--
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Valkyria Chronicles 2 Website Opens
Fans of the original were hoping this sequel would come back to the PlayStation 3, but at least excited PSP owners can check out the freshly launched site.--7/17/2009 9:38:43 PM--
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EA Boss: Motion Sensing Technology "Will Be A Great Benefit"
This topic has created a gulf amongst many gamers: is motion sensing technology a benefit or a crutch for the industry? Well, one guy thinks it's GREAT.--7/17/2009 9:39:38 PM--
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July 17th, 2009

Last Updated 2925 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes ago

Dissidia Demo, Wipeout HD Fury Expansion Next Week
You can't afford to miss out on the Network updates next week: we'll get a Dissidia: Final Fantasy playable demo and the Wipeout HD Fury expansion!--7/17/2009 12:41:21 PM--
2925 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 10 comments

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising Set For October 6
Codemasters has confirmed that this intense military sandbox shooter will launch in North America on October 6; PAL territories get it a few days later.--7/17/2009 11:02:46 AM--
2925 days, 17 hours, 49 minutes old - 9 comments

EA On PS3 Price Cut: "It Has To Be Sony's Decision"
EA refused to comment on Activision's recent threat, but EA certainly believes the PS3 to be a "viable" platform and as for a price cut, "it's up to Sony."--7/17/2009 10:48:42 AM--
2925 days, 18 hours, 3 minutes old - 52 comments

Bayonetta Playable At Comic-Con, Launch Date Announced
Bayonetta will make its presence felt at next week's Comic-Con (live action model featured!), and it is set to release on October 23 with bonus goodies!--7/17/2009 10:32:23 AM--
2925 days, 18 hours, 19 minutes old - 16 comments

PSN Summer Sale: Wipeout HD, Savage Moon, Flock!, More
This temporary Summer Savings sale knocks five bucks off the price of many great PSN games, and that includes gems like Wipeout HD. Grab 'em now!--7/16/2009 10:35:58 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Shatter
This PSN exclusive is bound to be both entertaining and even addictive; take an old-fashioned concept, spice it up like mad, and you've got Shatter.--7/16/2009 10:01:42 PM--
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Sony: Potential Of PlayStation 3 "Exciting" For Developers
Sony says developing for the PS3 is like "peeling an onion," and they are very happy with their first-party performance right now. ...wouldn't you be?--7/16/2009 10:00:27 PM--
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Saints Row Going Portable On PSP?
It seems a bit of inside information may have been leaked. Might this popular franchise find its way to Sony's handheld? It's getting games GALORE.--7/16/2009 9:59:05 PM--
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PlayStation Eye Already Has Facial Recognition Capability
Here's something you probably didn't know: the PSEye already has the ability to read head position, eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth, and even glasses!--7/16/2009 9:57:35 PM--
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July 16th, 2009

Last Updated 2926 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes ago

"Main Staff Of MGS4" Working On Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
Just because it's a PSP title doesn't mean it'll be a lesser experience. Kojima and Co. are absolutely "aiming for PS3 quality," and we can't WAIT.--7/16/2009 3:09:14 PM--
2926 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes old - 31 comments

Denis Dyack: "Multiple Consoles Are Slowing Us Down"
The Silicon Knights founder believes that a single-platform video game industry is not only "inevitable," but it's absolutely essential for the future.--7/16/2009 10:59:58 AM--
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Major Home Update Features New Spaces, Mall Overhaul
Today is a fine time to check out PlayStation Home if you haven't visited in a while; they've added several new spaces and the Mall looks a lil' different.--7/16/2009 10:47:02 AM--
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New FFXIII Character Information
A few more details for two characters, Hope and Vanille, have surfaced thanks to a recent Jump magazine article. Does Vanille really use a yo-yo...?--7/16/2009 10:32:57 AM--
2926 days, 18 hours, 19 minutes old - 28 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got great new gameplay clips for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Wet, and Darksiders, plus fresh trailers for ModNation Racers, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Guitar Hero 5, The Bigs 2, and more!--7/15/2009 9:56:03 PM--
2927 days, 6 hours, 55 minutes old

Flower Dev's New Project: "Something We've Never Seen Before"
thatgamecompany is currently hard at work on their third project, and co-founder Jenova Chen says it'll be something entirely different. No big shock.--7/15/2009 9:54:10 PM--
2927 days, 6 hours, 57 minutes old - 29 comments

Why Is Heavy Rain Misunderstood?
For whatever reason, some gamers have it in their heads that Quantic Dream is trying to pull a fast one with Heavy Rain. ...yeah, missing the POINT.--7/15/2009 9:53:05 PM--
2927 days, 6 hours, 58 minutes old - 32 comments

Qore Episode 14 Boasts Assassin's Creed 2, Modern Warfare 2, More
If you decide to follow along into the second year of Qore, you'll be treated to behind-the-scenes looks at Assassin's Creed 2, Lost Planet 2, and more.--7/15/2009 9:52:07 PM--
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July 15th, 2009

Last Updated 2927 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes ago

Sega: Two Pre-Order Alpha Protocol Packs For Two Retailers
Sega asks: "how do you plan to play through Alpha Protocol?" Your answer will determine whether you go to GameStop or Gamecrazy for your pre-order.--7/15/2009 12:44:38 PM--
2927 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes old - 20 comments

Japanese PlayStation Store Heading Towards Virtual Console?
HEY. Sony has announced four new classic titles for the PlayStation Store in Japan...and they weren't on any PlayStation. Is it the start of something?--7/15/2009 11:05:08 AM--
2927 days, 17 hours, 46 minutes old - 31 comments

Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition Priced: Hide Your Wallets
Not long after the official unveiling, we learn of the price...as expected, it's not exactly cheap, but if it's accessible to you, we say go for it.--7/15/2009 10:49:55 AM--
2927 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes old - 67 comments

Famitsu Unveils Valkyria Chronicles 2
We know there are a lot of die-hard VC fans out there, and while this news may seem 100% awesome on the surface, there's something you should know...--7/15/2009 10:31:38 AM--
2927 days, 18 hours, 20 minutes old - 18 comments

PS3 Preview: FIFA Soccer '10 (Hands-on!)
Last year's game was fantastic, but this year's game is shaping up to be absolutely phenomenal. Check out the hands on love and new details for FIFA '10.--7/15/2009 12:08:42 AM--
2928 days, 4 hours, 43 minutes old - 21 comments

PS3 Preview: Need for Speed: Shift (Hands-on!)
This is the second hands-on piece we've put together for NFS: SHIFT, but we've got plenty of new info to share with you. This is coming out so well.--7/15/2009 12:08:42 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Brutal Legend (Hands-on!)
We go hands-on with one of the most anticipated games of the year and tell you what we think. --7/15/2009 12:08:42 AM--
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PS3 Preview: The Saboteur (Hands-on!)
A World War II game unlike you've ever played before? Indeed. This very cool take on a very played out era and game genre is fairly impressive. --7/15/2009 12:08:42 AM--
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Will The PSP Go Alienate The Hardcore Gaming Crowd?
We'll still be able to buy the regular PSP, but is the PSP Go targeting a different demographic of gamer? As in, the casual gadget freaks?--7/14/2009 10:21:27 PM--
2928 days, 6 hours, 30 minutes old - 65 comments

PS3 Review: Battlefield 1943
It's one of the better online experiences you can have, and for only $15, it's an absolute steal and an impressive accomplishment. You'll want this one.--7/14/2009 10:09:02 PM--
2928 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes old - 21 comments

Cage On Motion Sensing: "Not The Direction I Want To Go"
While motion sensing technology is all the rage right now, Quantic Dream founder David Cage says it's "not the direction" he wants to see the industry go in.--7/14/2009 9:58:17 PM--
2928 days, 6 hours, 53 minutes old - 30 comments

Killzone 2 Update 1.28 Details
In preparation of the upcoming map pack, Guerrilla has released a new game update for Killzone 2, and it also features the detailed Join screen we wanted.--7/14/2009 9:57:06 PM--
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Activision: Wolfenstein Set For "Week Of August 17"
Yes, Wolfenstein is being delayed, but not for too long. Activision has confirmed that we'll get this atmospheric blast-fest in the middle of August.--7/14/2009 9:56:04 PM--
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July 14th, 2009

Last Updated 2928 days, 16 hours, 21 minutes ago

EA Clarifies: Two Separate Demos For Madden NFL 10
Pre-ordering the game will give you access to a special demo featuring a Super Bowl rematch between Pittsburgh and Arizona. Sweeeet.--7/14/2009 12:30:32 PM--
2928 days, 16 hours, 21 minutes old - 44 comments

Tecmo Unleashing The Zombies In Undead Knights For PSP
Take the Dynasty Warriors idea of never-ending combat with ceaseless enemies and...turn all the foes into the marauding undead! Will it work...?--7/14/2009 11:07:11 AM--
2928 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes old - 4 comments

New PSP Business Strategy Revealed
The PSP Go isn't just a new portable device; Sony has a whole new development strategy for the unit, and it features a "streamlined content pipeline."--7/14/2009 10:54:55 AM--
2928 days, 17 hours, 57 minutes old - 29 comments

Next Grand Theft Auto May Hit For 2010 Holiday Rush
Take-Two confirmed to analyst Michael Pachter that GTAV has been in development for "over a year," and that it may hit store shelves at the end of 2010.--7/14/2009 10:31:10 AM--
2928 days, 18 hours, 20 minutes old - 49 comments

PSP Preview: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona
It's a remake of the original classic that debuted on the original PlayStation all those years ago, and it'll be a great addition to the PSP's library.--7/13/2009 9:58:29 PM--
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BioWare Co-Founder: It Isn't Fair To "Poke Fun" At Sony
BioWare is the latest to speak up regarding Activision's empty threat, and they say it's just downright silly to consider not supporting PlayStation.--7/13/2009 9:57:17 PM--
2929 days, 6 hours, 54 minutes old - 95 comments

Fallout 3 DLC For PS3 Version Detailed, Set For September
We've had to wait a while, but Bethesda has finally announced all the great downloadable content that will be coming for Fallout 3 on the PlayStation 3.--7/13/2009 9:56:00 PM--
2929 days, 6 hours, 55 minutes old - 39 comments

Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition: Night-Vision Goggles Included
You've seen crazy special editions before, but this one might top 'em all: if you're willing to pony up the cash, you'll actually get night vision goggles!--7/13/2009 9:54:42 PM--
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July 13th, 2009

Last Updated 2929 days, 12 hours, 6 minutes ago

Bioshock 2 Delayed, Take-Two Dominates In 2010?
Bioshock 2 has been delayed until fiscal 2010, but as a result, one analyst believes Take-Two will absolutely dominate next year...big lineup and all.--7/13/2009 4:45:55 PM--
2929 days, 12 hours, 6 minutes old - 25 comments

Analysts: Software Slide In 2009, Price Cuts Probable
Two analysts believe game sales will be down at least 20% in the first half of 2009, which means hardware price cuts this fall may be inevitable...--7/13/2009 3:21:20 PM--
2929 days, 13 hours, 30 minutes old - 28 comments

Capcom On SFIV: Sagat And Seth "A Little Stronger Than Expected"
This is where all you Street Fighter fans will point at the screen and go, "ah-HA! I KNEW it!!!" Capcom has made quite the revealing admission...--7/13/2009 12:39:28 PM--
2929 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes old - 42 comments

Tales Of Vesperia Demo Up On Japanese Store
Even though we don't have a confirmed North American release date yet, you can always download the demo to see what you might be missing...--7/13/2009 10:47:53 AM--
2929 days, 18 hours, 4 minutes old - 17 comments

God Of War Fan Kit Starter Pack Details
All you hardcore Kratos fans should download the new Fan Kit that is available at the official site. This Starter Pack is only the beginning, too...--7/13/2009 10:29:54 AM--
2929 days, 18 hours, 22 minutes old - 14 comments

PSXE Poll Update: "A Final Fantasy VIII Remake, Please!"
We thought you'd all want a Final Fantasy VI remake but it appears that Final Fantasy VIII is the winner: can you imagine Squall and Rinoa in brilliant HD?--7/12/2009 10:20:53 PM--
2930 days, 6 hours, 31 minutes old - 55 comments

PS3 Slim Video Leaked: "It's Real"
Well, this rumor has certainly peaked: apparently, there is a leaked video of an underground Philippines vendor selling the new PS3 Slim. ...real?--7/12/2009 10:03:21 PM--
2930 days, 6 hours, 48 minutes old - 110 comments

Sony Not Currently Pursuing A Games-On-Demand Service
Microsoft will be offering such a service to Xbox 360 owners, but while Sony says it's a future possibility, it's not currently part of their PS3 plans.--7/12/2009 10:04:49 PM--
2930 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes old - 35 comments

Michael Jackson Game Will Arrive: "Michael Loved Games"
Although his death caused us to suspect that his new game might be canceled, his production company assures us it's still coming. Good news...hopefully.--7/12/2009 10:01:31 PM--
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July 12th, 2009

Last Updated 2931 days, 6 hours, 4 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: July 12
Team ICO has the right approach to creating beautiful virtual worlds, I wonder if Left 4 Dead will come to the PS3, and summer is a busier-than-usual time.--7/11/2009 10:47:36 PM--
2931 days, 6 hours, 4 minutes old - 60 comments

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July 11th, 2009

Last Updated 2931 days, 18 hours ago

Video Game To Battle Rising Tobacco Use Amongst US Soldiers
Tobacco use in the US Army is on the rise, so they've tapped a researcher to create a video game that will help battle this counterproductive trend.--7/11/2009 10:51:33 AM--
2931 days, 18 hours old - 45 comments

Multiple Developers Contributing To The Success Of Bioshock 2
2K Marin is the development studio responsible for this hotly anticipated sequel, but they've been dragging in help from other talented studios.--7/10/2009 10:34:37 PM--
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Editorial: My Xbox 360 Is Gathering Dust...Help!
I'm not even kidding. I dusted off my 360 the other day and I almost choked to death. Could someone help me out with a 360 exclusive I need to play?--7/10/2009 10:20:14 PM--
2932 days, 6 hours, 31 minutes old - 155 comments

God Of War Film Has Different Ending?
If you're familiar with the ending in the first God of War - and you damn well should be - you might be surprised to see how the movie will end...--7/10/2009 10:19:04 PM--
2932 days, 6 hours, 32 minutes old - 35 comments

MLB 09: The Show Predicts: NL To End All-Star Game Winless Streak
They've simulated this year's All-Star Game with MLB 09: The Show, and as it turns out, the National League will end their 12-year drought. Sounds right.--7/10/2009 10:17:53 PM--
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July 10th, 2009

Last Updated 2932 days, 16 hours, 18 minutes ago

God Of War III Devs Worried About Possible Ban In Australia
The Australian rating board has always been quite strict and SCEA is concerned that God of War III might not receive a rating. No rating, no sale...--7/10/2009 12:33:14 PM--
2932 days, 16 hours, 18 minutes old - 56 comments

Modern Warfare 2 Officially Reclaims Call Of Duty Title
Yep, it's back. It was first revealed without any reference to Call of Duty in the title, but the box art shows that name recognition is a powerful thing.--7/10/2009 11:00:46 AM--
2932 days, 17 hours, 51 minutes old - 29 comments

Game Of The Year Edition For LittleBigPlanet Confirmed
MGS4 gets one and LBP is deserving of the same treatment: it has been announced that a special GotY edition of LBP will be headed to stores this year.--7/10/2009 10:41:12 AM--
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Popular 360 Exclusive Coming To PS3?
It seems that one source has inside information that a current Xbox 360 exclusive will be making its way to the PlayStation 3 some time later this year...--7/10/2009 10:27:06 AM--
2932 days, 18 hours, 24 minutes old - 124 comments

Hyping The Unhyped: 5 Games That Require Your Attention
We all know that blockbusters get all the hype and publicity but there are several VERY promising titles you just can't ignore. Give 'em their just due!--7/9/2009 10:32:04 PM--
2933 days, 6 hours, 19 minutes old - 85 comments

Operation Flashpoint Gets PS3 Release Date In UK?
We've had more than a few release dates for Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising in the past, but now it seems one has popped up on a UK website...--7/9/2009 10:29:33 PM--
2933 days, 6 hours, 22 minutes old - 10 comments

GameStop Offers Exclusive Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Collectors
Oh look...another Collectors Edition. Well, it's perfect for all you action aficionados out there; an 80-page art book is a pretty decent incentive.--7/9/2009 10:26:40 PM--
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July 9th, 2009

Last Updated 2933 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes ago

Bioware Toying With Full Frontal Nudity In Dragon Age
You will be able to have sex with other characters in order to improve your relationships with them, but will Bioware include full nudity in Origins?--7/9/2009 12:39:54 PM--
2933 days, 16 hours, 12 minutes old - 98 comments

Brutal Legend Metal Meltdown Features Gwar, Unholy Pink, More
It's a concert to celebrate Schafer's latest promising title, and not only does it feature a few major acts, but it's FREE. All you have to do is sign up!--7/9/2009 11:04:53 AM--
2933 days, 17 hours, 47 minutes old - 9 comments

Pre-Order PSP Go And Accessories At Amazon.com
If you're excited about the PSP Go and are planning to nab it on October 1, go ahead and pre-order your system and a few cool accessories at Amazon.--7/9/2009 10:43:42 AM--
2933 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes old - 16 comments

Battlefield 1943 Charges Onto PSN
It's arguably the most significant PSN addition this week, and it's great for Battlefield fans. You'll be surprised what you're gonna get for only $15!--7/9/2009 10:30:09 AM--
2933 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes old - 20 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We give you two new vids for Bioware's Dragon Age: Origins, then launch into Assassin's Creed II, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising, MAG, Tekken 6, Brutal Legend (Tim Schafer commentary!), and more.--7/8/2009 9:59:35 PM--
2934 days, 6 hours, 52 minutes old

Singularity Shies Away From Blockbusters, Slips Into March
Another 2009 title has decided not to challenge the massive blockbusters on tap for the holiday season; Activision has moved Singularity into Q1 2010.--7/8/2009 9:58:33 PM--
2934 days, 6 hours, 53 minutes old - 21 comments

Third Mortal Kombat Movie Set To Go?
The first movie wasn't half-bad and we could use a decent martial arts video game flick after that Street Fighter mess. here's hoping for a cool MK movie!--7/8/2009 9:56:47 PM--
2934 days, 6 hours, 55 minutes old - 29 comments

GameStop Sale: $100 Off Guitar Hero: World Tour Bundle
Now THIS is a SALE. From now until July 12, GameStop will basically slice the price of the World Tour package in half. How's that for incentive?--7/8/2009 9:55:34 PM--
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July 8th, 2009

Last Updated 2934 days, 16 hours, 19 minutes ago

Free Update Will Add Face Button Controls To Fight Night
Many have asked and EA has responded: via free update in early September, they will add face button controls for those who want a simplified approach.--7/8/2009 12:32:19 PM--
2934 days, 16 hours, 19 minutes old - 23 comments

Team ICO: Aesthetic Appeal Is Crucial
Team ICO's Fumito Ueda "both loves and hates" technical limitations, and in the end, he's happy if the world is beautiful, "impactful," and absorbing.--7/8/2009 11:00:52 AM--
2934 days, 17 hours, 51 minutes old - 28 comments

Stringer On Kotick's Threat: "He Likes To Make A Lot Of Noise"
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick said they might not support the PS3 without a price cut, but Sony Ceo Howard Stringer isn't all that concerned.--7/8/2009 10:42:07 AM--
2934 days, 18 hours, 9 minutes old - 28 comments

Bioware: "Really Exciting" To Work With The PlayStation 3
We may not be getting Mass Effect 2, but Dragon Age: Origins is definitely coming, and Bioware has had a very satisfying experience with the PS3.--7/8/2009 10:29:18 AM--
2934 days, 18 hours, 22 minutes old - 24 comments

PS3 Review: Call Of Juarez: Bound In Blood
We've always wanted a fantastic Western-themed shooter, and while this may not qualify as "fantastic," it's still solid fun and well worth a look.--7/7/2009 10:44:44 PM--
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Is Licensed Music Primed For Gaming?
It's an argument that doesn't seem to have a winning side, and while I was once wholly on the side of original compositions, I'm kinda on the fence now.--7/7/2009 10:14:01 PM--
2935 days, 6 hours, 37 minutes old - 30 comments

Rumor: PS3 Firmware 2.80 Delivered Option For 21:9 Gaming?
Rumors abounded that firmware update 2.80 brought a hidden feature to the PlayStation 3, and it may be the capability of 21:9 viewing for games.--7/7/2009 9:54:00 PM--
2935 days, 6 hours, 57 minutes old - 49 comments

Agetec Distributing Way Of The Samurai 3 In North America
When we heard UFO Interactive was publishing this game in the US, we were worried (they're only licensed for the 360). But have no fear, WotS fans...--7/7/2009 9:36:35 PM--
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July 7th, 2009

Last Updated 2935 days, 9 hours, 28 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: SingStar Queen
One of the greatest rock bands of all time is getting its own SingStar game. Can your pipes match that of Freddie Mercury? Probably not, but it's always fun to try!--7/7/2009 7:23:18 PM--
2935 days, 9 hours, 28 minutes old - 45 comments

Nielsen: Game Playing, Used Game Sales Are Peaking
A recent study examined how gamers altered their behavior in a recession. Well, they played more than ever and bought a whole lot of used games.--7/7/2009 11:31:55 AM--
2935 days, 17 hours, 20 minutes old - 52 comments

Yamauchi: Getting GT On The PSP Was "A Lot Of Work"
In the latest interview with Polyphony's Kazunori Yamauchi, he talks about the challenge of faithfully implementing Gran Turismo on Sony's handheld unit.--7/7/2009 10:49:17 AM--
2935 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes old - 65 comments

SOCOM 4, Syphon Filter 5 Rumor Gets Shot Down
Unfortunately, just because we found the titles on the PCB Productions credit page doesn't mean they exist. They were only referring to different games.--7/7/2009 10:30:57 AM--
2935 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes old - 14 comments

PS3 Review: The Punisher: No Mercy
The latest PSN exclusive is solid fun, but there are some major detractors and in many ways, it just feels a little lifeless. Is it worth the $9.99...?--7/6/2009 10:24:21 PM--
2936 days, 6 hours, 27 minutes old - 38 comments

PSP Preview: Half-Minute Hero
Did you ever think the complex role-playing style could be broken down into 30-second quests? Well, Opus has attempted it...and it's sorta quirky.--7/6/2009 10:22:29 PM--
2936 days, 6 hours, 29 minutes old - 3 comments

Bayonetta Special Effects Design
The special effects designer has a very important job, and if you're underestimating the impact effects have, you need a developer lesson.--7/6/2009 10:20:21 PM--
2936 days, 6 hours, 31 minutes old - 11 comments

Report: PS3 The "Primary Driver Behind Blu-Ray Sales"
It's no secret that Sony used the PlayStation 3 to help Blu-Ray gain a foothold in the market, and now, it's no surprise to see the PS3 driving BD sales.--7/6/2009 10:00:46 PM--
2936 days, 6 hours, 51 minutes old - 65 comments

GameStop Announces Fight Night Round 4 Tournament
There will be a nationwide tournament featuring EA's latest greatest boxing game, so if you're worthy, step up and see if you can win a cool $5,000!--7/6/2009 9:48:22 PM--
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July 6th, 2009

Last Updated 2936 days, 10 hours, 42 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: M.A.G
256 players! The largest first person shooter ever is coming to the PlayStation 3 in November, and we give you the details on what will make this so special. --7/6/2009 6:09:10 PM--
2936 days, 10 hours, 42 minutes old - 40 comments

Report: Japanese Game Market Drops 24% In 6 Months
Due to a lack of big software sellers, the game industry in Japan has slipped significantly in the first half of 2009. The PS3 is fine; the Wii needs help.--7/6/2009 12:41:00 PM--
2936 days, 16 hours, 10 minutes old - 86 comments

A Crack In Time Pre-Order Goodies: Availability Explained
Not surprisingly, there will be more than a few pre-order incentives for the new Ratchet, but be aware that such goodies will be available to all...--7/6/2009 11:07:35 AM--
2936 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes old - 24 comments

PSP Go Update: 480MHz Refers To USB, Not The CPU
Just so you know, the rumor concerning a faster-than-expected CPU speed of 480MHz (as opposed to 333MHz) is busted. That speed is for the USB device.--7/6/2009 10:53:14 AM--
2936 days, 17 hours, 58 minutes old - 24 comments

Rumor: Uncharted 2 Seen On PSP Go
It seems some pics of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves on the PSP Go have been located in the latest PlayStation magazine...is this legit or bogus?--7/6/2009 10:38:57 AM--
2936 days, 18 hours, 13 minutes old - 31 comments

Sex Is A Part Of Games: Get Over It
Every time something sexually controversial gets out, there's a sudden rash of articles by authors who claim to be the "mature voices of reason." Uh-huh.--7/5/2009 11:23:23 PM--
2937 days, 5 hours, 28 minutes old - 90 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Surprise, Surprise, FFVII Wins Again
We ask you what your favorite RPG of the PS1 era is, and FFVII wins. We ask what your favorite RPG of all time is...same answer. FFVII...is...GOD.--7/5/2009 10:23:47 PM--
2937 days, 6 hours, 28 minutes old - 65 comments

SOCOM 4 Currently In The Works?
It seems evidence of SOCOM 4 has been located: a digital content design studio lists the game on its credit list, so we'll be looking for more news...--7/5/2009 10:06:03 PM--
2937 days, 6 hours, 45 minutes old - 18 comments

Demon's Souls Launching On October 6, Deluxe Edition Detailed
Demon's Souls has an October 6 release date for North America, and we will also receive a deluxe edition, with a special strategy guide included!--7/5/2009 10:04:53 PM--
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July 5th, 2009

Last Updated 2938 days, 6 hours ago

Ben's Week In Review: July 5
I wonder if the Wii might act as a "gateway console" for female gamers, Shadow of Destiny for the PSP brings back memories, and I consider replaying FFX.--7/4/2009 10:51:09 PM--
2938 days, 6 hours old - 42 comments

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July 4th, 2009

Last Updated 2938 days, 17 hours, 58 minutes ago

GameStop Taking FFXIII Pre-Orders
If you want to be REALLY proactive, you can stop into your local GameStop and put a deposit on Final Fantasy XIII. Their release date? June 21, 2010.--7/4/2009 10:53:10 AM--
2938 days, 17 hours, 58 minutes old - 48 comments

Best Buy PlayStation 3 Bundle Features Killzone 2, MGS4?
If the other two bundles didn't float your boat, how about one that includes what are arguably the two best games in the console's history thus far?--7/4/2009 10:36:01 AM--
2938 days, 18 hours, 15 minutes old - 29 comments

Editorial: Has Playing Games Affected Your Social Life?
Let's just admit it: at some point in our lives, video games may have had an adverse effect on our social lives. I own up to a few big ones...--7/3/2009 10:10:49 PM--
2939 days, 6 hours, 41 minutes old - 94 comments

Shadow Of Destiny Coming To PSP
This is great news. It was one of the most unique and satisfying experiences during the early days of the PS2, and Konami is bringing it to the PSP!--7/3/2009 10:09:59 PM--
2939 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes old - 16 comments

Qore Offers Incentives For Subscription Renewal
If you're a current Qore subscriber and are on the fence concerning a renewal, they've got a few incentives...good for those who wanna save money.--7/3/2009 9:54:37 PM--
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July 3rd, 2009

Last Updated 2939 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes ago

"The Espionage RPG" Launches On October 6
Sega describes it as "James Bond meets Jack Bauer meets Jason Bourne," and it now has an official release date. Who doesn't want to give it a try?--7/3/2009 12:34:58 PM--
2939 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes old - 22 comments

Tekken 6 Director: Happy To See Street Fighter "Make A Comeback"
Fighting games have enjoyed a definite resurgence as of late, and the Tekken 6 boss is happy that Street Fighter IV (and other titles) have fared so well.--7/3/2009 10:59:58 AM--
2939 days, 17 hours, 52 minutes old - 26 comments

Valve Looking For "Dedicated, Talented PS3 Guys"
Valve Software has annoyed many a PS3 owner in the past, but they've clarified: they don't have the necessary talent, but they're looking for some.--7/3/2009 10:45:18 AM--
2939 days, 18 hours, 6 minutes old - 100 comments

Dissidia Gets PAL Release Date
Dissidia: Final Fantasy has had an August 25 North American launch date for a while, but PAL gamers had "TBA 2009." Well, there's no need to worry.--7/3/2009 10:32:11 AM--
2939 days, 18 hours, 19 minutes old - 10 comments

Two New GTAIV DLC Episodes, GTAV In "Fiscal 2011"
One analyst believes we'll see two more pieces of DLC for GTAIV, and there's also the prediction that Grand Theft Auto V will release in "fiscal 2010."--7/2/2009 9:56:17 PM--
2940 days, 6 hours, 55 minutes old - 37 comments

Sony's Motion Tech: You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
They had this cool LED wand and the EyeToy, and they did awesome stuff with them at E3. But how's about picking up a bottle and using it like a hammer?--7/2/2009 9:54:49 PM--
2940 days, 6 hours, 57 minutes old - 37 comments

PSP Go More Capable Than Originally Expected?
When it was first revealed, we learned the PSP Go had a processor speed of 333MHz. Well, recent FCC documents say it's actually capable of 480MHz...--7/2/2009 9:53:43 PM--
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July 2nd, 2009

Last Updated 2940 days, 10 hours, 51 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Fight Night Round 4
After three years of waiting, Fight Night Round 4 is finally here and it delivers the best damn boxing experience ever put together. This game is fantastic!--7/2/2009 6:00:44 PM--
2940 days, 10 hours, 51 minutes old - 20 comments

Sony "Promises" GT5 Will Release This Fiscal Year
Although they say Gran Turismo 5 won't release in 2009, Sony says the game will most certainly launch this fiscal year. So, definitely before March 31.--7/2/2009 12:34:58 PM--
2940 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes old - 47 comments

Sony: We Planned A UMD-Less PSP "Since The Beginning"
Sony never had designs to make UMD last forever; in fact, the PSP Go is the unit they originally conceived of many years ago. The time is finally right.--7/2/2009 11:07:56 AM--
2940 days, 17 hours, 44 minutes old - 31 comments

"Entirely Possible" That Next Kingdom Hearts Won't Be KHIII
Square-Enix's Tetsuya Nomura talks about how the idea for Dissidia originally came Kingdom Hearts, and how the next KH installment may not be KHIII...--7/2/2009 10:56:48 AM--
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Tekken 6 Director: Unlockables Are "No Longer Useful"
Remember those good ol' "?" boxes that indicated unlocked characters in fighters? Well, the director for Tekken 6 says this concept it totally "outdated."--7/2/2009 10:38:36 AM--
2940 days, 18 hours, 13 minutes old - 38 comments

PS3 Preview: Homefront
In the not-so-distant future, our precious America is under the control of foreign invaders, and it's up to us to reclaim what's rightfully ours. 'waves flag'--7/1/2009 11:12:37 PM--
2941 days, 5 hours, 39 minutes old - 25 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
Yep, we've got Resonance of Fate gameplay (sweet!), plus great new vids for Fight Night Round 4, BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, Afrika, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (who wants to see Megan Fox?).--7/1/2009 10:07:29 PM--
2941 days, 6 hours, 44 minutes old

PSP Videos Updated
It's a half-dozen of some of the most intriguing PSP titles: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Unbound Saga, Tales of VS., Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman!, Pangya: Fantasy Golf, and Valhalla Knights 2.--7/1/2009 10:04:25 PM--
2941 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes old

Three DLC Packs For Guerrilla, First Hits On August 13
THQ has three batches of downloadable content planned for Red Faction: Guerrilla, and the first will feature a whole new story arc and a new region.--7/1/2009 10:01:08 PM--
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Capcom Classics Flood PSN Today
Capcom has always been a great supporter of the Network, and plenty of awesome classics hit the PSN today. Check out that Classics Collection: Remixed!--7/1/2009 9:45:08 PM--
2941 days, 7 hours, 6 minutes old - 37 comments

Full PS2 B/C For PS3 Via Firmware Update "In Next Few Weeks?"
The rumor mill continues to churn at great speed: now it seems that full PS2 backwards compatibility will return to the PS3 in only a few weeks time!--7/1/2009 9:30:27 PM--
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July 1st, 2009

Last Updated 2941 days, 16 hours, 8 minutes ago

Blue Omega Employees Laid Off
Blue Omega Entertainment had pre-existing issues with publisher Codemasters (lawsuits), and after Damnation tanked, there was no saving the crew. --7/1/2009 12:43:12 PM--
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Uncharted 2: Online Cinema Mode, Film Moving Right Along
In more Uncharted 2 news, we learn about the Cinema Mode for online play (cool!), and the movie has been in production for "a year and a half."--7/1/2009 11:08:51 AM--
2941 days, 17 hours, 43 minutes old - 25 comments

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2: Less Gore, More Gameplay Content
It seems Tecmo had a slightly different vision for Sigma 2: they cut back on the blood and gore and opted for co-op, more characters, and more missions.--7/1/2009 10:55:00 AM--
2941 days, 17 hours, 56 minutes old - 49 comments

Zipper Reveals PMC Groups For MAG
There will be three Private Military Contractors in MAG, all of which with their own style and feel: Valor, Raven, and S.V.E.R. Where's your loyalty?--7/1/2009 10:39:29 AM--
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PS3 Review: Virtua Tennis 2009
I've been watching Wimbledon this week and hoping that Virtua Tennis 2009 would deliver the goods. Well, Ivanovic is out and this game stinks. Grand.--6/30/2009 10:07:25 PM--
2942 days, 6 hours, 44 minutes old - 20 comments

Pachter: Current Console Life Cycle To Be Longest In History
Think we'll see the Xbox 720 or the PlayStation 4 in the next few years? No way, says analyst Michael Pachter. This generation will just keep going...--6/30/2009 9:55:57 PM--
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No Offline Multiplayer For Uncharted 2
Yes, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves will feature online multiplayer (both competitive and cooperative), but there won't be an option for offline multiplayer.--6/30/2009 9:43:38 PM--
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Sony Signed Orders To Insure A July Launch For PS3 Slim?
The rumors are really starting to fly. Now, it seems as if Sony has signed manufacturing agreements so retailers will have the PS3 Slim this month!--6/30/2009 9:33:37 PM--
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