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--9/30/2009 8:58:52 PM--

September 30th, 2009

Last Updated 2849 days, 21 hours, 57 minutes ago

PlayStation 3 Outsells DS and Wii in Japan
Yep, a price-drop and the Slim sure did help a lot. The PS3 not only sold well in its first week of being $299, but also the next three after that. --9/30/2009 8:58:52 PM--
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First Tekken 6 Viral Video, Marketing Efforts Plain
Tekken 6 is going to be very much in your face over the next month - as it should be - and here's the first viral video, along with fresh promo updates.--9/30/2009 4:02:04 PM--
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Dead Space 2 Development Ready To Kick Up A Notch
The core team is ready to go and Visceral Games should enter full production of Dead Space 2 "in the next few months." Can't wait to hear more!--9/30/2009 1:28:49 PM--
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Weather Conditions, Night/Day Races Confirmed For GT5
The rumor was that such features might not appear in Gran Turismo 5, but a recent interview with Kazunori Yamauchi has proven otherwise. Let it rain!--9/30/2009 11:00:04 AM--
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Kojima: "Foreign" Developer Could Remake Metal Gear
When asked if Hideo Kojima would ever revisit the original Metal Gear, he said he probably wouldn't, but that doesn't mean someone else SHOULDN'T...--9/30/2009 10:47:35 AM--
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New Modern Warfare 2 Trailer Inbound
You may remember when Infinity Ward said that we haven't seen everything there is to see about Modern Warfare 2. Well, they can prove it in a few days.--9/30/2009 10:33:16 AM--
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PSP Preview: Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep
It's one of the most anticipated handheld releases of the generation, and the latest look shows us a wonderfully polished and finely honed action/RPG.--9/29/2009 9:56:32 PM--
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Uncharted 2: The Highest Rated Game Of The Generation?
As of right now, it's #5 on the All-Time Best list on GameRankings, so where might it end up? The only game ahead of it right now is Grand Theft Auto IV...--9/29/2009 9:54:58 PM--
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L.A. Noire Development "Coming Along Quite Splendidly"
Many of you have been wondering about the fate of Team Bondi's L.A. Noire. Well, Rockstar assures us everything is going well, and details are incoming!--9/29/2009 9:53:58 PM--
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MotorStorm: Arctic Edge Roars Into North American Stores
It's available in both UMD and digital format, so you have no excuse to ignore this very promising off-road title. It'd be great for new PSP Go owners.--9/29/2009 9:52:53 PM--
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September 29th, 2009

Last Updated 2850 days, 22 hours, 44 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2
Many of you have waited three years for this follow-up, and Activision delivers with a solid experience fans should enjoy. --9/29/2009 8:11:02 PM--
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"Completely Reworked" Earthworm Jim Remake Detailed
Hey, guess what's coming back? Earthworm Jim is getting a total overhaul in this remake; that means enhanced visuals and animations, leaderboards, etc.--9/29/2009 12:31:30 PM--
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SHIFT Demo Drops This Week
Need for Speed: SHIFT definitely impressed us and if you want the chance to be impressed without dropping $60 first, download the demo on Thursday.--9/29/2009 11:01:56 AM--
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Square-Enix Expects High FFXIII Sales, Pushing New IPs
Square-Enix believes Final Fantasy XIII will ship more than 6 million units worldwide, and they're also preparing no less than 8 new IPs...--9/29/2009 10:50:00 AM--
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Will Sony Port All PS2 GTAs To PS3?
It seems Sony and Rockstar have been talking about bringing back the three PS2 Grand Theft Autos; would it be like the GoW Collection, only on the PSN?--9/29/2009 10:31:05 AM--
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GT5 Arrives In US And Europe "Not Much Later" Than Japan
It's slated to launch in Japan in March, and it may or may not hit US and European store shelves that same month. But it won't be "much later," at any rate.--9/28/2009 9:48:06 PM--
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Assassin's Creed II To Boast A New, "Exotic" Gameplay Element
We already know about many of the gameplay additions and enhancements in this sequel, but there's one other "unannounced, exotic" feature...--9/28/2009 9:46:44 PM--
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Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Public Demo Kicks Off Today
If you pre-ordered from GameStop, you had access weeks ago but if not, everything starts today. The public multiplayer demo's start date is September 29!--9/28/2009 9:45:41 PM--
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September 28th, 2009

Last Updated 2852 days, 6 hours, 11 minutes ago

Tokyo Game Show Sees Small Decline In Attendance
It's the first year in a while where the attendance didn't top the previous year's number, but hey, this tends to happen when there isn't much to talk about.--9/28/2009 12:44:41 PM--
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Rumor: Alpha Protocol Won't Make It Next Week
Alpha Protocol was supposed to launch next week on the same day as Demon's Souls, but some sources are saying we won't see it until next year. Uh-oh.--9/28/2009 11:04:52 AM--
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Will ICO And Colossus Receive The High-Def PS3 Treatment?
If there are two games that would absolutely dazzle in high-definition, it's these two. Fumito Ueda says he likes the idea, but we gotta convince Sony.--9/28/2009 10:50:14 AM--
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Nomura Clarifies TGS Versus XIII Video, Gives Progress Update
We weren't supposed to see anything about Final Fantasy Versus XIII at TGS, but a video surprised everyone. However, it's more of a "test demo."--9/28/2009 10:34:25 AM--
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New Street Fighter IV To Be Unveiled Tomorrow?
Oh, yes. A massively expanded Street Fighter IV is said to be expecting a reveal tomorrow night. And it'll come with a classic twist.--9/27/2009 10:32:33 PM--
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People Need To Stop Comparing Prologue And Forza 3
What the hell is this? Why is everyone comparing Forza 3 to a DEMO? Is this what they do when the final game isn't available? Because it's just SILLY.--9/27/2009 10:14:15 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Gamers Will Be Selective In Q4
It's nice to know that most of our readers won't be tossing out large chunks of cash this holiday season; a selective buyer is a satisfied buyer, right?--9/27/2009 10:07:24 PM--
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No Demo For Modern Warfare 2
Gee, you would think Infinity Ward and Activision would want to promote this through the roof...oh wait, they will. And a demo might not be necessary.--9/27/2009 10:03:04 PM--
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PSP Go Slated To Release With 225 Downloadable Games
The PSP Go is gonna launch with over 16,000 pieces of downloadable content and while most are movies and TV episodes, 225 are full portable games!--9/27/2009 10:01:30 PM--
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September 27th, 2009

Last Updated 2853 days, 17 hours, 9 minutes ago

PS3 Review: DIRT 2
Fantastic gameplay, flat-out stunning visuals, and sublime control. Is DIRT 2 the best racing game of the year? Find out for yourself.--9/27/2009 1:46:10 AM--
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Ben's Week In Review: September 27
People need to be more excited about the God of War Collection, Halo 3: ODST seems like a $60 expansion pack, and I just keep playing Katamari Forever.--9/26/2009 9:49:42 PM--
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September 26th, 2009

Last Updated 2854 days, 8 hours, 1 minute ago

Gearbox On Borderlands: We Won't Give Away The Best Stuff
Gearbox says we've only seen "the noobie areas" of the game, and they're not about to spoil things ahead of time. In other words, there's a LOT more to it.--9/26/2009 10:54:14 AM--
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Dylan Jobe Warns Warhawk Cheaters
If you're a Warhawk fan and you've been frequently annoyed by cheaters, take heart: Sony will be clamping down on these posers with an iron fist.--9/26/2009 10:41:14 AM--
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Heavy Rain Nudity: Finally Embracing "Tasteful"
There was something singular...something unique about that nude scene. And then I realized: do game designers finally understand "tasteful?"--9/25/2009 10:12:14 PM--
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Lightning-Themed PS3 Slim Revealed
If you're a huge FF fan and you don't yet own a PS3 Slim, you might have to import this stunning Ceramic White machine with Lightning's outline.--9/25/2009 10:10:48 PM--
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PS3 Slim, Accessories, Uncharted 2 Hit Amazon's Top Seller List
A couple years ago, very few items related to the PlayStation 3 (especially the system itself) found high spots on Amazon's Bestseller list. ...heh.--9/25/2009 10:09:31 PM--
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--9/25/2009 12:40:06 PM--

September 25th, 2009

Last Updated 2855 days, 6 hours, 15 minutes ago

Final Fantasy XIV Beta Incoming
The full details aren't here yet, but if you sign up for the official FFXIV newsletter, you'll get them soon. It's going to be one popular MMORPG!--9/25/2009 12:40:06 PM--
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Lost Planet 2 Co-Op Demo Mobilizes On PSN Today
If you're still a little leery about picking up Lost Planet 2, you should try out the new demo that landed on the PSN today. Mech action is lookin' good!--9/25/2009 11:00:09 AM--
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Valkyria Chronicles 2: Fan Q&A, Multiplayer Confirmed
Sega takes time to answer a few very popular questions concerning VC2 ("why did you choose the PSP?"), and multiplayer was also confirmed.--9/25/2009 10:45:05 AM--
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Arkham Asylum Map Pack Exclusive To PS3 In North America
First we get the Joker and now this: today's Prey in the Darkness Map Pack will be exclusive to the PSN in North America! Download now for more Batman fun.--9/25/2009 10:29:47 AM--
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Full Nudity Revealed In Heavy Rain
Madison is one of Heavy Rain's lead characters and she's guaranteed to be compelling and intriguing. ...but she also has one hell of a body.--9/25/2009 12:10:32 AM--
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Hardware Review: Logitech G27 Wheel
Yes, the wheel isn't out yet, but Logitech was kind enough to send us a unit ahead of time, and we deliver with a detailed look at the changes and enhancements. Is this worth the $300? (Now with comments enabled!)--9/23/2009 4:40:40 PM--
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Uncharted 3 Will Be Graphically Superior To Uncharted 2
Uncharted 2 is one of the best-looking games ever, but Naughty Dog says they can do even better. Man...talk about your interactive movie!--9/24/2009 9:59:15 PM--
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Conversion Program For UMD To Digital Not Ready Yet
We've known for a while that Sony is working on a transfer program that will allow UMD games to play on the PSP Go, but it won't be ready for October 1.--9/24/2009 9:58:17 PM--
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Rumor: Cross-Title Voice Chat For PS3 Confirmed For October?
We've heard this song and dance before but this time, the source is supposedly reliable. Might this long-anticipated feature arrive with update 3.10?--9/24/2009 9:57:13 PM--
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September 24th, 2009

Last Updated 2856 days, 6 hours, 25 minutes ago

Capcom Announces Devil Kings 3
Well, it's not Devil May Cry 5, but a DMC producer is involved in the project. Devil Kings 3 should be a heavy dose of hackin' and battlin' fun.--9/24/2009 12:30:01 PM--
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Motion Sensing Confirmed For Spring 2010, List Of Software
Sony has announced that their fancy new motion sensing controller will drop in the spring, and they've given us an initial list of compatible software, too.--9/24/2009 11:01:15 AM--
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PSP Go Peripherals Announced, Priced
Sony has a ton of PSP Go peripherals headed your way, and two - the Bluetooth Headset Receiver and Adapter Cable - are going to be very hot items.--9/24/2009 10:44:20 AM--
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Sony: PS3 Slim Hits One Million Sold In Only Three Weeks
It didn't take very long for the new PS3 model to hit the 1 million plateau worldwide. We have the price drop to thank for that, obviously.--9/24/2009 10:30:45 AM--
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TGS 09: PSP "Room" Announced
You can think of it as PlayStation Home for the PSP, but it seems it will only be available in Japan. Even so, based on these details, it's a cool concept.--9/24/2009 12:26:04 AM--
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TGS 09: Japan Receives Special FFXIII 250GB PS3 Slim
Aw, Japan gets all the fun stuff. Square-Enix has just revealed the special "Lightning-themed PS3;" it's pink and white and comes with a 250GB HDD!--9/24/2009 12:04:10 AM--
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TGS 09: GT5 Set For March, Massive Detail Unveiling
We continue our TGS coverage into the wee hours of the morning, as Sony's second press conference is in full swing. First up: Gran Turismo 5 in March.--9/23/2009 11:54:35 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We've got a few early TGS vids plus gameplay previews for Need for Speed: SHIFT, Katamari Forever, Bayonetta, Tony Hawk: Ride, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Fairytale Fights, and more.--9/23/2009 11:21:17 PM--
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September 23rd, 2009

Last Updated 2856 days, 21 hours, 34 minutes ago

TGS 09: Sony Talks 3D, "E-Motion"
The future is both bright and new: Sony is talking about the future of motion sensing and 3D gaming; the possibilities are almost limitless...--9/23/2009 9:21:03 PM--
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TGS 09: PSP At 53 Million Units, PS2 Hits 138 Million
Sales numbers time: the PSP is at 52.9 million units worldwide and the PS2 continues to reach new heights; that aging platform is at 138 million.--9/23/2009 9:02:12 PM--
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TGS 09: "29 Years" Required To Complete All LBP Content
Kaz Hirai has kicked off his TGS keynote in fine fashion, telling us there are over 2 million pieces of user-generated content in LBP. That's a LOT!--9/23/2009 8:47:43 PM--
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Breaking: God Of War III Demo Included In God Of War Collection!
As if you needed more incentive to nab those high-def GoWs: Sony has just announced that the E3 demo they showed off will be included! SWEET!--9/23/2009 2:46:55 PM--
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IW On Moden Warfare 2: "There Are Some Huge Surprises"
Think you know everything there is to know about Modern Warfare 2? Infinity Ward is quick to disabuse you of that notion; you ain't seen nothin' yet.--9/23/2009 12:45:24 PM--
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Dante's Inferno: Lust Level Primed For Epic Controversy
Yes, it's one of the Nine Circles of Hell, so it certainly needs to be included. But Cleopatra is topless and some of the puzzles could be...um...--9/23/2009 10:53:39 AM--
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FF Versus XIII "Information Blowout" Early Next Year
Frustrated at the lack of Final Fantasy Versus XIII info? Craving all the pertinent details? You should only have to wait a few months more...--9/23/2009 10:42:11 AM--
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Square-Enix Keeping Quiet About "Hidden Menu Option" In FFXIII
Strangely enough, Square-Enix will keep this "hidden menu option" from the prying eyes of the public at this week's Tokyo Game Show. But why...?--9/23/2009 10:29:49 AM--
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Speculative Details on Sony PSP2?
Based on some hints and cues from Sony, once again we evaluate what we think will likely end up being in the next-generation PlayStation Portable.--9/23/2009 1:39:59 AM--
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PS3 Review: Heroes Over Europe
It's fun and accessible, even if it isn't the most polished or intense title we've ever seen. For flight aficionados, this one could be worth their time.--9/22/2009 9:56:57 PM--
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Uncharted Will Continue "As Long As The Fans Want It"
If you were at all concerned that Naughty Dog might stop after releasing this hotly anticipated sequel, think again. Uncharted will continue on!--9/22/2009 9:55:47 PM--
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Bayonetta Set For January 5, Collectors Edition Confirmed?
It got pushed out of 2009 but it seems it hasn't gone far. If the information is accurate, Bayonetta drops on January 5 and we'll get a Collectors, too.--9/22/2009 9:54:47 PM--
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If You Registered For Euro MAG Beta, You WILL Get A Code
Those of you who registered for the European MAG beta but didn't receive a code will be happy tomorrow: they say you're guaranteed one!--9/22/2009 9:53:27 PM--
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September 22nd, 2009

Last Updated 2858 days, 7 hours, 49 minutes ago

Blur Misses 2009 Finish Line
The developers need a little more time with the online multiplayer part, so Blur won't be racing onto store shelves on its anticipated November 3 release date.--9/22/2009 11:06:29 AM--
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Best Buy Considers Entering The Used Game Market
Best Buy has been looking closely at GameStop and video games lately and their CFO admits that used games is a very "margin-rich portion" of the market.--9/22/2009 10:51:06 AM--
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Sony Seeking PS2 And Dreamcast Titles For PlayStation 3
Ever since the PS3 ditched backwards compatibility for PS2 software, some fans have been pining for its return. Well, this is the next best thing...--9/22/2009 10:30:23 AM--
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PS3 Review: Katamari Forever
The series has made its triumphant return to the PlayStation family, and this one is just about everything a fan could hope for. Not perfect, but FUN.--9/21/2009 9:49:38 PM--
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Infinity Ward Has "No Clue" About Their Next Project
While many may have believed Infinity Ward would stay aboard the Modern Warfare bandwagon, they say they're certainly not making a third installment.--9/21/2009 9:47:52 PM--
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Last Ranker Battling Towards US
It may sound like a fighter, but it's actually an RPG, and Capcom has registered trademarks in both North America and Europe. Guess it's headed our way.--9/21/2009 9:46:49 PM--
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Batman: Arkham Asylum Surpasses 2.5 Million Worldwide
Eidos has announced that they've shipped 2.5 million copies of Arkham Asylum worldwide, which means the game is officially a rip-roaring success.--9/21/2009 9:45:44 PM--
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September 21st, 2009

Last Updated 2859 days, 4 hours, 6 minutes ago

PSP Review: Gran Turismo
Easily the biggest disappoint of 2009 for me, and probably one of the biggest of all time. This Gran Turismo game, while fun, does a whole lot of things wrong. --9/21/2009 2:49:10 PM--
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More European Evidence Supports 250GB PS3 Slim Rumor
The 250GB PS3 Slim is almost a guarantee at this point, and we have more evidence that a bunch of bundles are heading Europe's way.--9/21/2009 12:36:33 PM--
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Famitsu Predicts: FFXIII Will Sell 1 Million In Only 1 Week
The latest sales predictions from Famitsu say Final Fantasy XIII will need only the first week to break the one million sales plateau in Japan. Sounds right.--9/21/2009 10:57:42 AM--
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Source: Yakuza 3 Headed West
The first two took a while to make it to the US, but they DID make it eventually. And for a while, we thought the first PS3 entry would never show up...--9/21/2009 10:46:36 AM--
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PS3 Version Of SHIFT Tops Weekly UK Sales Chart
Need for Speed: SHIFT edged out Guitar Hero 5 for the weekly sales crown and even more importantly for Sony, the PS3 version of SHIFT was most popular.--9/21/2009 10:30:03 AM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Uncharted 2 Will Snag Game Of The Year
Despite the stiff competition, the majority of PSXE readers believe Uncharted 2: Among Thieves will grab top honors in 2009. Not many will disagree!--9/20/2009 9:57:31 PM--
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God Of War Collection Shaping Up To Be A Truly Hot Item
What's the most-wanted PlayStation 3 game right now at Amazon.com? Yep, this awesome Collection, and it ranks high on the overall game/hardware list, too.--9/20/2009 9:56:28 PM--
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Peace Walker Will Have Two Separate Control Styles
Kojima and Co. want to give you the option of choosing how you will control the camera in Peace Walker; "Shooter" or "Action" style?--9/20/2009 9:54:59 PM--
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Another PS3 Valkyria Chronicles May Depend On Sequel's Success
Some of you are disappointed that Valkyria Chronicles II won't be coming to the PS3, but maybe you should buy this PSP title for the future's sake...--9/20/2009 9:53:36 PM--
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September 20th, 2009

Last Updated 2860 days, 2 13 minutes ago

PSXE MAG Beta Code Giveaway Is Complete: Thanks To All!
WOW. After hundreds upon HUNDREDS of submissions, the beta codes are all gone and we're just overwhelmed at the response. Y'all did GREAT.--9/19/2009 10:42:54 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: September 20
Square-Enix may be going in a different direction with Nier, I'm totally psyched for Bioshock 2, and it's nothing but games, games, games from now on...--9/19/2009 10:28:10 PM--
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September 19th, 2009

Last Updated 2861 days, 7 hours, 36 minutes ago

Capcom Prepping Street Fighter V?
Apparently, Capcom says they will have news "very soon" concerning the possibility of a Street Fighter IV sequel. Might it be announced at TGS 2009?--9/19/2009 11:19:12 AM--
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Fat Princess PSP To Feature "50% More Content"
This awesome PSN title is headed to the PSP in the form of "Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake," and Sony says it'll have 50% more content! Lucky PSP owners.--9/19/2009 10:45:51 AM--
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Game Of The Year Battle: All PS3 Exclusives?
Has anyone noticed that the three front-runners for Game of the Year 2009 might all be exclusive to the PS3? Well, provided GT5 makes it this year...--9/18/2009 9:39:04 PM--
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Rockstar: Agent Is On The Right Track
They're still silent on the details but Rockstar isn't beyond teasing: they say that the PS3 exclusive Agent is "shaping up to be truly spectacular."--9/18/2009 9:37:45 PM--
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People Can't Stop Talking About Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
The early review scores continue to blow people away: two perfect scores, one BETTER than perfect score, and a 9.5 are all pointing towards GotY...--9/18/2009 9:36:13 PM--
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PSXE MAG Beta Code Giveaway!
We have 100 codes for the MAG beta test that begins today, and if you want a shot at one, follow the instructions inside. This is THE beta of the year!--9/16/2009 11:31:13 PM--
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September 18th, 2009

Last Updated 2862 days, 7 hours, 52 minutes ago

Bioshock 2 Lands Worldwide Launch Date Of February 9
When it first got delayed, we kinda lost sight of it. But it's right back in the limelight now, as this massively anticipated sequel is set for February 9.--9/18/2009 11:03:59 AM--
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UK Retailer Offering Exclusive Modern Warfare 2 Veteran Edition
If you're in the UK and you're hesitant about buying the Prestige Edition, maybe the Veteran Edition is more to your liking. Plenty of great goodies.--9/18/2009 10:45:06 AM--
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Square-Enix Announces Written Prequels For FFXIII
A series of written prequel episodes for the game have been announced, and they'll be available to read online and perhaps in physical format. Very nice.--9/18/2009 10:32:23 AM--
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PS3 Review: NHL 2K10
It may be the best-looking hockey title out there, but that doesn't always translate to quality the whole way 'round. This one falls a little short.--9/17/2009 9:51:50 PM--
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Square-Enix Producing Two Separate Nier Titles
If you haven't yet heard of Nier, prepare for more info soon. But it's interesting that the PS3 and Xbox 360 will get two DIFFERENT versions.--9/17/2009 9:50:32 PM--
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The Weapons Of Bayonetta Revealed
There is gonna be all sorts of slashin' and firin' going on in Bayonetta, and if you want a sneak peek at the weapons, now's your chance to learn.--9/17/2009 9:49:33 PM--
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Fallout 3 GotY Edition Announced, PS3 DLC Dated
Bethesda has announced a Game of the Year Edition for Fallout 3 - it boasts all 5 expansion packs - and DLC for the PS3 version is finally coming.--9/17/2009 9:48:11 PM--
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September 17th, 2009

Last Updated 2863 days, 6 hours, 26 minutes ago

PSP Go Includes "Save State" Feature
So you're playing a game on your fancy new PSP Go and you suddenly think to yourself, "hey, I wanna do something else with this thing." Well, go for it!--9/17/2009 12:29:23 PM--
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Fireteam Bravo 3 Assaults PSP On November 24
It's another potentially awesome PSP title for the holidays, so if you're a fan of the series, go for it. There's incentive for an early purchase, too!--9/17/2009 10:54:28 AM--
2863 days, 8 hours, 1 minute old - 5 comments

Uncharted 2 Attached To Twitter
Okay, so apparently, there's an option in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves that will let you automatically post progress updates to your Twitter account. ...wow?--9/17/2009 10:39:06 AM--
2863 days, 8 hours, 16 minutes old - 33 comments

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising Multiplayer Information
This military shooter will have you fully covered when you head online; multiple modes including both co-op and competitive, so use your tact and skill!--9/17/2009 10:20:45 AM--
2863 days, 8 hours, 35 minutes old - 14 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got two vids related to FFXIII (straight from the Premiere Party), two gameplay previews of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and trailers for Need for Speed: SHIFT, Borderlands, DJ Hero, and more!--9/16/2009 9:57:41 PM--
2863 days, 2 58 minutes old

250GB PS3 Slim Uncharted 2 Bundle A European Exclusive?
Another look at another bad-ass bundle...and it appears it might not ever see the light of day in the US. But perhaps we just have to wait until TGS...--9/16/2009 9:56:20 PM--
2863 days, 2 59 minutes old - 30 comments

GTAV Slated For Fiscal Year 2011?
One analyst believes we'll see the next Grand Theft Auto installment during Take-Two's "fiscal year 2011," which means after October 31, 2010...--9/16/2009 9:55:01 PM--
2863 days, 21 hours old - 29 comments

Star Ocean PS3 Will Enjoy Worldwide Simultaneous Launch
At first, we didn't know if Star Ocean: The Last Hope International really WOULD be "international." Oh, but it is; it'll be everywhere on February 9!--9/16/2009 9:54:05 PM--
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September 16th, 2009

Last Updated 2864 days, 16 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Need for Speed: SHIFT
Simply the most in-depth review you will find on this game is here. We examine, over analyze, and harp on a number of odd flaws for what is otherwise a fantastic racing game fans should not be without. --9/16/2009 6:39:39 PM--
2864 days, 16 minutes old - 37 comments

FFXIII Releases As Early As March In North America?
Our best guess so far for a FFXIII US release date is June, but Square-Enix says they want to deliver the game only 3 months after the Japanese release...--9/16/2009 12:31:36 PM--
2864 days, 6 hours, 24 minutes old - 52 comments

Game For Tron Legacy Confirmed
The new movie marks the return of Tron after a 30-year absence and of course, we need a game to go with it. Just don't let us down, Disney!--9/16/2009 10:49:15 AM--
2864 days, 8 hours, 6 minutes old - 20 comments

Dutch Retailer Won't Sell PSP Go Due To Price, Lack Of UMD
The largest Dutch retailer, Nedgame, has refused to sell the PSP Go due to its high price and lack of UMD. They just don't see much profit for themselves.--9/16/2009 10:36:05 AM--
2864 days, 8 hours, 19 minutes old - 56 comments

PS3 Review: NHL 10
It's another EA simulation attempt, and yet another very, very solid effort. NHL 10 will give the fans just about everything they desire; good stuff here.--9/15/2009 10:12:35 PM--
2864 days, 2 43 minutes old - 7 comments

Currently Delayed Titles May Get Pushed Even Further
You know how a lot of titles escaped out of 2009 to avoid the stiff competition? ...well, won't all those "AAA" games just jam up again next year?--9/15/2009 10:11:06 PM--
2864 days, 2 44 minutes old - 36 comments

Activision's Kotick Continues To Ruffle Gamer Feathers
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is a hard-nosed businessman who has enjoyed immense success. But he doesn't really appear to be a "gamer's executive."--9/15/2009 10:09:59 PM--
2864 days, 2 46 minutes old - 98 comments

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Demo Slashes Onto US PSN Next Week
It'll be one of the most sought-after action titles of the year and if you want an early shot at it, log onto the PSN next week. This demo is a must!--9/15/2009 10:08:59 PM--
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September 15th, 2009

Last Updated 2865 days, 3 hours, 25 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Wolfenstein
id Software's long running, and once revered, franchise has returned. Unfortunately, this is one return we could've done without.--9/15/2009 3:30:40 PM--
2865 days, 3 hours, 25 minutes old - 30 comments

PS3 Preview: Way of the Samurai 3
The ongoing samurai saga is making its return with a third installment, and it sounds promising.--9/15/2009 3:30:40 PM--
2865 days, 3 hours, 25 minutes old - 10 comments

PS3 Preview: Fairytale Fights
A game where classic fairytale characters spill blood and cause chaos? Sounds awesome!--9/15/2009 3:30:40 PM--
2865 days, 3 hours, 25 minutes old - 7 comments

Skate 3 Announced, Set For May 2010
EA has revealed the third installment in this quality skating franchise, and it should once again set a skating benchmark. Team challenges FTW!--9/15/2009 12:35:14 PM--
2865 days, 6 hours, 20 minutes old - 10 comments

European Gamers To Receive 16,000 MAG Beta Codes
If you live in Europe or Australia and you want a shot at a MAG beta tester position, simply sign up now for a chance to snag one of 16,000 spots.--9/15/2009 10:53:25 AM--
2865 days, 8 hours, 2 minutes old - 34 comments

Famitsu Confirms Star Ocean: The Last Hope International For PS3
It's no longer a rumor: the latest Famitsu issue has revealed that a new version of The Last Hope is headed to the PS3! No word on a US release, though.--9/15/2009 10:34:39 AM--
2865 days, 8 hours, 21 minutes old - 38 comments

Firmware Update 3.01 Now Live: The "Fix-It" Patch
If you experienced issues from firmware update 3.00 (Dual Shock 3 woes, Uncharted freezing points), you'll be happy to know a "fix-it" update is now live.--9/15/2009 10:24:38 AM--
2865 days, 8 hours, 31 minutes old - 55 comments

PS3 Preview: EyePet
This is the kind of technology we could only dream about when we were kids. And while it may seem cutesy, you just have to applaud the innovation.--9/14/2009 9:56:57 PM--
2865 days, 2 59 minutes old - 26 comments

Uncharted 2 Could Receive Record Review Scores
The very first review score has apparently been leaked, and Uncharted 2 isn't just perfect...it's better than perfect. It LITERALLY scored off the chart!--9/14/2009 9:55:32 PM--
2865 days, 21 hours old - 96 comments

Arkham Asylum Gets Two DLC Packs In Two Weeks
If you're done with Batman: Arkham Asylum, don't be so quick to take the disc out. One DLC pack drops this week and another one is set for the 24th.--9/14/2009 9:54:28 PM--
2865 days, 21 hours, 1 minute old - 18 comments

EA Disappointed In Madden Sales, But Remain Optimistic
Madden NFL 10 hasn't exactly sold poorly but it's not living up to expectations. Still, EA has confidence for the rest of 2009 and remain dedicated to excellence.--9/14/2009 9:52:04 PM--
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September 14th, 2009

Last Updated 2866 days, 6 hours, 31 minutes ago

EA: Movies Shouldn't "Try To Respect" Games Too Much
We've often wondered why films based on video games suck. Well, an EA vice-president believes it's because they "try to respect" the games too much.--9/14/2009 12:24:51 PM--
2866 days, 6 hours, 31 minutes old - 35 comments

Guitar Hero 5 Rules UK Charts, Beatles: Rock Band In Top 5
Despite some reservations that we're overdoing the music-based games, Guitar Hero 5 snags the top spot in last week's UK sales charts. It's invincible!--9/14/2009 10:56:30 AM--
2866 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes old - 13 comments

Sega Hyping Yakuza 4 Unveiling
This is frustrating. We never got Yakuza 3 here in the US and Sega is already teasing Yakuza 4, another PS3 exclusive set for a TGS 2009 unveiling.--9/14/2009 10:43:50 AM--
2866 days, 8 hours, 12 minutes old - 20 comments

Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype Flies Onto PSN This Winter
You may have missed it, but this side-scroller raked in some promising feedback last year, so they've decided to make another, exclusively for the PSN.--9/14/2009 10:32:21 AM--
2866 days, 8 hours, 23 minutes old - 8 comments

We Can't Take Pride In Digital Video Game Collections
While everyone will scream about the many benefits offered by digital distribution, there's still something special about PHYSICAL game collections.--9/13/2009 10:13:42 PM--
2866 days, 2 42 minutes old - 73 comments

PSXE Poll Update: PS3 Slim Benefits Most From Price Cut
Although the common refrain is, "it's all about the games," the vast majority of you realize that the new $299 price tag makes the PS3 slim most appealing.--9/13/2009 10:12:33 PM--
2866 days, 2 43 minutes old - 55 comments

Will Capcom Unveil A New Onimusha?
We're hoping everyone remembers one of the best action franchises of the last generation, because there's a chance that Capcom could bring it back...--9/13/2009 10:11:01 PM--
2866 days, 2 44 minutes old - 29 comments

Wipeout HD Plus Fury Expansion Coming On Blu-Ray?
It seems Sony is giving all you non-Wipeout HD owners a second chance: it may launch on Blu-Ray in October, and it'll even include the Fury expansion!--9/13/2009 10:09:58 PM--
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September 13th, 2009

Last Updated 2867 days, 1 hour, 34 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: DJ Hero
More hero games! Well, at least this one isn't Guitar Hero and it does require an all new device to interact with. We went hands-on with this months ago, and we're reporting our experience and the details.--9/13/2009 5:21:53 PM--
2867 days, 1 hour, 34 minutes old - 20 comments

PS3 Preview: Dragon Ball: Raging Blast
The fans demand more, and Namco-Bandai is giving them the biggest Dragon Ball game ever! Details within. --9/13/2009 5:21:53 PM--
2867 days, 1 hour, 34 minutes old - 31 comments

Ben's Week In Review: September 13
One of Konami's unannounced titles for TGS had BETTER be a new Suikoden, I am strangely attracted to EyePet, and the games keep rollin' in...--9/12/2009 10:44:07 PM--
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September 12th, 2009

Last Updated 2868 days, 8 hours ago

Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Demo: Biggest In History?
Seriously, this is CRAZY. Naughty Dog is going to give you access to a BIG portion of the finalized multiplayer mode with this demo...--9/12/2009 10:55:21 AM--
2868 days, 8 hours old - 46 comments

ColorWare Prepared To Add Style And Flash To Your PS3 Slim
The PS3 Slim is an attractive piece of electronic equipment. But compared to what ColorWare can do, the default look is bland by comparison.--9/12/2009 10:37:56 AM--
2868 days, 8 hours, 18 minutes old - 45 comments

Editorial: Are Gamers Egotistical?
We know about the negative labels gamers often suffer from, but I just encountered a new one: has anyone else heard gaming associated with egoism?--9/11/2009 10:16:08 PM--
2868 days, 2 39 minutes old - 94 comments

Uncharted 2 Golden, SCEA Reveals Special Cinema Events
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves has officially gone gold, and to celebrate, Sony is going to hold a series of special "sneak peek" events...food and playing!--9/11/2009 10:14:40 PM--
2868 days, 2 41 minutes old - 40 comments

Tales Of Vesperia PS3: Exclusive Content Detailed
The PS3 version of Vesperia will indeed be getting plenty of exclusive content not found in the original 360 version. It still isn't confirmed for the US, though.--9/11/2009 10:13:36 PM--
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September 11th, 2009

Last Updated 2869 days, 6 hours, 19 minutes ago

Madden Curse Returns, Strikes Down Troy Polamalu
It's baaaaack! Sadly, there's just no avoiding this curse. Larry Fitzgerald better watch out, because Polamalu went down last night with an injury.--9/11/2009 12:36:47 PM--
2869 days, 6 hours, 19 minutes old - 21 comments

Sony Breaking Out The Big Guns For Tokyo Game Show
Oh, they're bringing just about every big-name title in their stable to TGS 2009. Of course, we just want American launch dates for FFXIII and GT5!--9/11/2009 10:55:03 AM--
2869 days, 8 hours old - 52 comments

Sony On PSP Future: "We're Not Moving Away From UMD"
Yes, the new PSP Go is all digital, but don't forget that Sony will still sell the PSP-3000, and this means they're still committed to the UMD format.--9/11/2009 10:43:39 AM--
2869 days, 8 hours, 12 minutes old - 15 comments

Half-Minute Hero Slated For Next Month
Half-Minute Hero is a strange yet surprisingly addictive little RPG that has a very unique idea: complete all your challenges in 30 seconds or less!--9/11/2009 10:29:45 AM--
2869 days, 8 hours, 26 minutes old - 6 comments

PS3 Review: Mini Ninjas
It's cute and amusing and pretty fun to play. That doesn't automatically make it a must-buy, but even so, this game has a way of making you smile.--9/10/2009 9:49:14 PM--
2869 days, 21 hours, 6 minutes old - 10 comments

PS3 Sales Skyrocket: Up 300% In US, 1,000% In Europe
The combination of the price drop and PS3 Slim has really opened the floodgates. Retail sales were WAY up in week-over-week sales...talk about a surge!--9/10/2009 9:48:02 PM--
2869 days, 21 hours, 7 minutes old - 74 comments

Uncharted 2 Review Code Heading To Major Sources
The game is scheduled to launch on October 13, and that date is now written in stone: major sources are already confirming receipt of the review code!--9/10/2009 9:46:24 PM--
2869 days, 21 hours, 9 minutes old - 28 comments

Sony May Reconsider New Friends Format On XMB
Don't like the new-look Friends list after downloading firmware update 3.00? You're not alone, and Sony is considering another cosmetic overhaul.--9/10/2009 9:45:13 PM--
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September 10th, 2009

Last Updated 2870 days, 6 hours, 23 minutes ago

Courtney Love Irate Over Kurt Cobain Avatar In Guitar Hero
If you thought it was a little creepy to have Kurt Cobain's likeness in the latest Guitar Hero, you're not the only one: Courtney Love appears to be PISSED.--9/10/2009 12:32:01 PM--
2870 days, 6 hours, 23 minutes old - 49 comments

Konami Has Five "Coming Soon" Titles Scheduled For TGS
We know they're bringing Peace Walker and probably Rising and Lords of Shadow. But there are other currently unannounced titles set for TGS 2009...--9/10/2009 10:58:19 AM--
2870 days, 7 hours, 57 minutes old - 43 comments

Media Molecule Initially Concerned About LBP MGS4 Content
At first, Media Molecule wasn't sure how Kojima and Co. would respond to those MGS4 costumes in LittleBigPlanet. But everyone has a sense of humor.--9/10/2009 10:42:12 AM--
2870 days, 8 hours, 13 minutes old - 11 comments

EyePet Comes To Life On November 17
There's only one expression that will come to your lips when you see this: "Awww..." He's just so cute, and the best part is, he's very clean...--9/10/2009 10:29:35 AM--
2870 days, 8 hours, 26 minutes old - 33 comments

PSP Review: SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny
The year of the PSP's rebirth continues with the release of SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny. Unfortunately, as solid as this handheld port may be, it falls short on value.--9/10/2009 12:18:45 AM--
2870 days, 18 hours, 37 minutes old - 13 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got great new vids for Need for Speed: SHIFT (car battle!), Assassin's Creed II, Dante's Inferno, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising, DiRT 2, Darksiders, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2, and more!--9/9/2009 10:07:30 PM--
2870 days, 2 48 minutes old

250GB PS3 Slim Bundle Hits Europe "As Soon As October?"
If you haven't leaped on the PS3 Slim bandwagon yet, just wait: one with a 250GB HDD should be available this holiday season. Bring it on!--9/9/2009 10:05:40 PM--
2870 days, 2 50 minutes old - 51 comments

3D Gaming With PS3 On The Horizon
A whole new revolution in gaming might not be far off, as true 3D is starting to become the talk of the town. Bravia HDTVs supporting the feature in 2010?--9/9/2009 10:04:33 PM--
2870 days, 2 51 minutes old - 45 comments

"Head Tracking" In Gran Turismo 5 Via PlayStation Eye
What good is something like head tracking in GT5? Well, how about full control over the cockpit camera; being able to look to the side and behind you?--9/9/2009 10:03:23 PM--
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September 9th, 2009

Last Updated 2871 days, 3 hours, 48 minutes ago

PSN Users Complain Of Not Receiving Community E-Mails
If you haven't seen one of those update e-mails from the PSN in a long time, you're not alone. Many users are complaining of the problem.--9/9/2009 3:07:09 PM--
2871 days, 3 hours, 48 minutes old - 37 comments

SCEA Prepping "AAA FPS" Exclusive For PlayStation 3?
According to a SCEA employee's LinkedIn profile, they're working on a "AAA FPS" for the PS3, and we'd certainly like to have more details on the project.--9/9/2009 11:08:37 AM--
2871 days, 7 hours, 47 minutes old - 99 comments

"Two Huge Exclusives" Featured In Next Game Informer
Two huge exclusive titles will make some waves in the next Game Informer; one is announced and the other is unannounced. We say GT5 might be there...--9/9/2009 10:56:01 AM--
2871 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes old - 53 comments

Two Separate Teams Working On Modern Warfare 2
Infinity Ward says they've had two separate teams working on the single-player and multiplayer components since development first started.--9/9/2009 10:44:17 AM--
2871 days, 8 hours, 11 minutes old - 17 comments

PS3 Review: Demon's Souls
What's this...? A hugely anticipated PS3 exclusive review...nearly a solid MONTH before its scheduled release? Believe it, peeps. One of the first!--9/8/2009 10:32:32 PM--
2871 days, 2 23 minutes old - 47 comments

The Ultra-Clarifying Truths About Video Game Reviewers
Here we go again. I sometimes get the urge to defend me and my colleagues when it comes to the subject of critic bashing...is this crap ever going to stop?--9/8/2009 10:31:29 PM--
2871 days, 2 24 minutes old - 75 comments

Amazon Offering PS3-Related Sales
You can pre-order the God of War Collection for only $36.99, grab the great Uncharted 160GB PS3 bundle for $349, and a Dual Shock 3 for $42.99!--9/8/2009 10:16:24 PM--
2871 days, 2 39 minutes old - 21 comments

FFXIII Theme Song And Special Commercial Drink Revealed
Man, they had one heck of a party over there in Tokyo yesterday. We got the Japanese release date, plus the unveiling of the theme song and...Elixir!--9/8/2009 10:15:21 PM--
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September 8th, 2009

Last Updated 2871 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes ago

PS3 Review: The Beatles: Rock Band
The world's biggest rock band of all time gets their very own iteration of...well, Rock Band. See why The Beatles: Rock Band is an absolute must.--9/8/2009 7:16:37 PM--
2871 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes old - 27 comments

PS3 Review: Guitar Hero 5
Marking it's fifth full-scale entry, Guitar Hero 5 returns with a kick ass soundtrack, and some nice gameplay enhancements. --9/8/2009 7:16:37 PM--
2871 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes old - 25 comments

Free DLC Coming For Arkham Asylum
If you waited a bit at the menu screen for Batman: Arkham Asylum, you would have noticed this message in the news ticker down at the bottom...--9/8/2009 12:34:12 PM--
2872 days, 6 hours, 21 minutes old - 36 comments

Square-Enix Confirms FFXIII Date, PS3 Bundle Planned
Square-Enix has confirmed the Japanese launch date leaked a few days ago, and it has also been revealed that a PS3 bundle is "planned." Give us the US date!--9/8/2009 11:01:26 AM--
2872 days, 7 hours, 54 minutes old - 55 comments

Ninja Theory's New Project Uses Unreal Engine 3.0?
We only have a few vague details concerning Ninja Theory's new mystery project, but we know it isn't Heavenly Sword 2, and it may use the popular UE3.--9/8/2009 10:49:46 AM--
2872 days, 8 hours, 6 minutes old - 44 comments

Top Porn Producer Asks For Sony And The PS3's Support
Vivid Entertainment thinks the PS3 has "real potential" to boost their business, and may officially ask Sony to provide HD porn movies through the PSN.--9/8/2009 10:37:53 AM--
2872 days, 8 hours, 18 minutes old - 142 comments

Are We Overdoing It With All These "Hero" Installments?
Seriously. The music genre in the game world has exploded this generation but in looking at the next few months, we're feeling a little...er...inundated.--9/7/2009 10:16:15 PM--
2872 days, 2 39 minutes old - 85 comments

PS3 Preview: James Cameron's Avatar: The Game
Avatar should be a downright huge movie when it releases, and it provides Ubisoft with a fantastic foundation for a game. But can they come through...?--9/7/2009 9:51:35 PM--
2872 days, 21 hours, 4 minutes old - 22 comments

PS3 Preview: DeathSpank
The creator of the Monkey Island series has a new quirky project to entice you, and it has a morbidly suggestive name. Oh, there will be some laughs!--9/7/2009 9:50:00 PM--
2872 days, 21 hours, 5 minutes old - 14 comments

Best Buy Deal: Buy One PS3 Game, Get Second At Half Price
For this week only, take advantage of a deal that will save some serious cash: buy one PS3 game (or pre-order one) and get the second at 50% off!--9/7/2009 9:47:41 PM--
2872 days, 21 hours, 8 minutes old - 73 comments

"Reliable Source" Confirms GT5 For September 25 In UK?
We were all ready to settle on a December release date, but now, it appears as if we might get Gran Turismo 5 earlier than expected. A LOT earlier...--9/7/2009 9:48:43 PM--
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September 7th, 2009

Last Updated 2873 days, 6 hours, 20 minutes ago

Japanese Release Date For Final Fantasy XIII Found
An online advertisement has revealed something very, very big: the Japanese launch date for FFXIII! Square-Enix promised to deliver it this year, and...--9/7/2009 12:35:36 PM--
2873 days, 6 hours, 20 minutes old - 52 comments

God Of War III Gets Worldwide Simultaneous Launch?
We've known about the March 2010 release date for the US since E3, but now, Famitsu has confirmed the same for Japan...all that's left is Europe...--9/7/2009 11:01:13 AM--
2873 days, 7 hours, 54 minutes old - 31 comments

Estimate: PS3 Slim Sells "Around 500,000 Units" In First Week
These numbers aren't official, but the early estimate says the PS3 Slim sold a ton of units around the world; close to a half-million in the first week!--9/7/2009 10:47:24 AM--
2873 days, 8 hours, 8 minutes old - 63 comments

PSXE Poll Update: GT5 In 2009 Is Most Anticipated TGS Event
Of all the possible big announcements we may get at the Tokyo Game Show this year, the majority of you believe a 2009 release date for GT5 is most likely.--9/6/2009 10:30:19 PM--
2873 days, 2 25 minutes old - 24 comments

Naughty Dog: Uncharted 2 Features Over 100 Minutes Of Cinema
This sequel is "bigger and more ambitious" in almost every possible way, and the team has really worked to make it a "full-length movie experience."--9/6/2009 10:28:37 PM--
2873 days, 2 27 minutes old - 50 comments

Brutal Legend: To Listen To Foul Language, Or Not?
Well, this is a new one: during the PAX presentation of Brutal Legend, we learn that players will have the option of eliminating bad words from the game.--9/6/2009 10:27:40 PM--
2873 days, 2 28 minutes old - 29 comments

Hidden Feature In Firmware Update 3.00: Echo Canceller
The latest firmware update has caused a few issues for some users, but there's one feature that might make your PSN experience a bit more enjoyable.--9/6/2009 10:26:36 PM--
2873 days, 2 29 minutes old - 42 comments

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September 6th, 2009

Last Updated 2874 days, 18 hours, 48 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: September 6
inFamous 2 would SO top my "most anticipated list," I'm back on the fence regarding next-gen remakes, and we've got some EARLY reviews comin'...--9/6/2009 12:07:10 AM--
2874 days, 18 hours, 48 minutes old - 40 comments

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September 5th, 2009

Last Updated 2875 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes ago

Beta Testing For Online Create Mode In LBP Is Complete
This is the one major feature that has been missing from LittleBigPlanet since the game's launch, but beta testing "went well" so it can't be too far off...--9/5/2009 10:46:17 AM--
2875 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes old - 38 comments

Has Development On inFamous 2 Already Started?
Sucker Punch is looking for a Lead Character Artist for a "forthcoming AAA title," and we'd certainly like to believe it's a sequel to one of 2009's best.--9/5/2009 10:28:45 AM--
2875 days, 8 hours, 27 minutes old - 55 comments

Has Gaming Made The Nerd...Better?
It's easy to accept old stereotypes and it's easy to claim that video games have no redeeming value. But what if games have been HELPING the guys...?--9/4/2009 10:04:33 PM--
2875 days, 2 51 minutes old - 43 comments

Uncharted 2 Fortune Hunter Edition: Can't Buy, Must Win
You knew they'd have to give us a special edition for this guaranteed exclusive gem, but you might be disappointed to learn it'll be unbuyable...--9/4/2009 10:02:23 PM--
2875 days, 2 53 minutes old - 27 comments

Fans Unfazed By Price Of Modern Warfare 2: Prestige Edition
Well, $150 really isn't scaring enough people away; it's tough to find the PS3 version of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition. Wow.--9/4/2009 10:00:39 PM--
2875 days, 2 55 minutes old - 39 comments

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September 4th, 2009

Last Updated 2876 days, 4 hours, 32 minutes ago

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: Top PSN Download For August
What was the top download for the month of August? Well, it wasn't Fat Princess and it wasn't Battlefield 1943...it was this stylish, old-school fighter.--9/4/2009 2:23:04 PM--
2876 days, 4 hours, 32 minutes old - 30 comments

EA: A New NASCAR Isn't In The Works
The series has been around for over 12 years but EA says they currently have "no plans" to pursue another NASCAR title. Maybe it's only temporary...--9/4/2009 11:02:08 AM--
2876 days, 7 hours, 53 minutes old - 40 comments

Another Batman Depends On Gamer Response To Arkham Asylum
Odd...all the positive vibes surrounding Batman: Arkham Asylum haven't reach the developers. They're waiting to see if we "like the game..."--9/4/2009 10:51:14 AM--
2876 days, 8 hours, 4 minutes old - 60 comments

Sony: PS3 Will Have Lengthier Life Cycle Than Its Predecessor
Even if the PS3 doesn't reach the PS2 in terms of overall sales, Sony still thinks the newest console will be around even longer. 2016 and beyond...--9/4/2009 10:39:07 AM--
2876 days, 8 hours, 16 minutes old - 58 comments

PS3 vs. 360: Now A Fair Fight, Software Will Determine Winner
So much about the two competing consoles is similar, and now that the price is virtually the same, there can be only one tiebreaker: exclusive software.--9/3/2009 9:59:59 PM--
2876 days, 2 56 minutes old - 156 comments

The Ladies Of Sigma 2 Get A Titillating "Jiggle Feature"
This sounds more like an April Fool's joke but we're nowhere near April, and Tecmo has confirmed it: you'll be able to control...certain parts of the ladies.--9/3/2009 9:58:55 PM--
2876 days, 2 57 minutes old - 96 comments

SCEA Announces Reality PSN Show: "The Tester"
If you've been waiting for your chance to become a video game tester, here's your chance: be part of this new reality show and grab your dream job!--9/3/2009 9:57:48 PM--
2876 days, 2 58 minutes old - 65 comments

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September 3rd, 2009

Last Updated 2877 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes ago

Pick Up A 40GB PS3 For Only $219
If you don't like the Slim or would rather save some money, you now have the option of snagging a PS3 for only $219. It's refurbished, but it's cheap.--9/3/2009 12:17:36 PM--
2877 days, 6 hours, 38 minutes old - 58 comments

Valkyria Puzzle Solution: "What Goes Around Comes Around"
Okay, so the little riddle has been solved but it doesn't help much, and Sega only says we have to continue to "ponder." Just give the PS3 some VC love!--9/3/2009 10:58:03 AM--
2877 days, 7 hours, 57 minutes old - 32 comments

Rumor: Prototype 2 In The Works?
Radical Entertainment is working on an "unannounced project" right now, and we're all starting to wonder if that mystery title is a sequel to Prototype.--9/3/2009 10:43:43 AM--
2877 days, 8 hours, 12 minutes old - 43 comments

Sony Admits To Being Late To The Online Party
It took a few years for the Network to catch Live, and Sony admits to not pushing it hard enough at the start. Now, though, they're looking to expand fast.--9/3/2009 10:31:37 AM--
2877 days, 8 hours, 24 minutes old - 49 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
Awesome new gameplay trailers for Final Fantasy XIV Online, Bayonetta, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Mini Ninjas, Demon's Souls and Brutal Legend.--9/2/2009 9:53:12 PM--
2877 days, 21 hours, 2 minutes old

PSP Videos Updated
This even half-dozen includes new trailers for both LittleBigPlanet PSP and Gran Turismo PSP, plus debut vids for Persona 3 Portable, God Eater, R-Type Command II and Phantasy Star Portable.--9/2/2009 9:51:10 PM--
2877 days, 21 hours, 4 minutes old

What PS2 Classics Should Get The HD Treatment On PS3?
Now that we know about the impending God of War Collection, what other PS2 classics should get remade for the PS3? MGS? DMC? FFX? Onimusha?--9/2/2009 9:48:37 PM--
2877 days, 21 hours, 7 minutes old - 181 comments

Kojima: Peace Walker And Rising Teams At Odds
Kojima Productions has two teams working on both Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and Metal Gear Solid: Rising...and they're not big fans of each other.--9/2/2009 9:47:37 PM--
2877 days, 21 hours, 8 minutes old - 38 comments

Firmware 3.00 Throwing Dual Shock 3 Controllers For A Loop
Not every PS3 owner is a big fan of the latest firmware update, and some are just plain furious 'cuz they're having trouble with their controllers.--9/2/2009 9:45:29 PM--
2877 days, 21 hours, 10 minutes old - 112 comments

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September 2nd, 2009

Last Updated 2878 days, 3 hours, 7 minutes ago

SCEA Announces Gran Turismo PSP Entertainment Pack
This is gonna be one hot bundle: it features GT PSP, a Limited Edition "Mystic Silver" PSP-3000, and a BUNCH of downloadable goodies (movies, music)!--9/2/2009 3:48:22 PM--
2878 days, 3 hours, 7 minutes old - 24 comments

Quantic Dream: Heavy Rain Success Would Be Good For Industry
Quantic Dream delayed Heavy Rain because it "needs space," and they further warn that if the game fails, it will only lead to more copycats and rehashes.--9/2/2009 12:39:20 PM--
2878 days, 6 hours, 16 minutes old - 51 comments

God Of War Collection: Everything You Love, Plus More
Sony has no intention of changing anything significant (seriously, don't mess with masterpieces), but they still want to include some extra goodies...--9/2/2009 11:03:01 AM--
2878 days, 7 hours, 52 minutes old - 61 comments

Solve A Little Puzzle, Get Secret Valkyia Chronicles News
Well, it's a new way to tease the fans and should also cater to the puzzle-lovers in all of us. If you can fill in the blanks, you're the winner today.--9/2/2009 10:49:13 AM--
2878 days, 8 hours, 6 minutes old - 28 comments

PSN Average User Is Male, About 28, With A Decent Income
If you're an adult and you're a little sick of all the immaturity and hostility online, you should know that the PSN is your best bet (so says the stats).--9/2/2009 10:32:22 AM--
2878 days, 8 hours, 23 minutes old - 84 comments

PS3 Review: Batman: Arkham Asylum
We played it, we loved it. And here's our gushing bit of text that tells you why you must buy this game. --9/2/2009 12:36:12 AM--
2878 days, 18 hours, 19 minutes old - 40 comments

RPG Fanatics Will Have Some Difficult Choices To Make
It has been a long time coming this generation, but RPG fans will finally have a bunch of options in a few months time. Which one suits you best?--9/1/2009 10:05:52 PM--
2878 days, 2 50 minutes old - 61 comments

PS3 Preview: Wet (Hands-On)
We go hands-on with the new demo, and we find that it features a lot of blood, a lot of style, a lot of smile-inducing action...and a few control issues.--9/1/2009 10:04:27 PM--
2878 days, 2 51 minutes old - 63 comments

PS3 Slim Bundles Revealed For 2009, Gran Turismo 5 Included!
Want more evidence that GT5 will release this year? Want to know about the MANY PS3 Slim packages that should be coming? Then today's your lucky day.--9/1/2009 10:03:16 PM--
2878 days, 2 52 minutes old - 65 comments

Take-Two On GTAV: Read Our Lips, We Have Nothing To Say
It seems that Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick has been asked the question one too many times...and so he makes it clear: no announcements on anything!--9/1/2009 10:02:08 PM--
2878 days, 2 53 minutes old - 41 comments

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September 1st, 2009

Last Updated 2879 days, 6 hours, 13 minutes ago

Attention: Stop Whining About Sequels
Everyone loves to complain about the constant influx of sequels but if you people hadn't NOTICED, games with numbers in their titles tend to flat-out rule.--9/1/2009 12:42:45 PM--
2879 days, 6 hours, 13 minutes old - 86 comments

Arkham Asylum Tops UK Charts
Batman: Arkham Asylum is the best game of August, and the gamers - at least in the UK - have responded. It even beat out Wii Sports Resort on the chart!--9/1/2009 10:57:40 AM--
2879 days, 7 hours, 58 minutes old - 38 comments

New PS1 Classics Include Oddworld, Syphon Filter 2, And More
The ESRB has rated a few more old PS1 classics for release on the PSN, and this includes our buddy Abe, Syphon Filter 2, Um Jammer Lammy, and more!--9/1/2009 10:44:08 AM--
2879 days, 8 hours, 11 minutes old - 72 comments

Examine The Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Perks
A recent teaser trailer has turned us on to a number of new perks in this sequel, and that includes a riot shield, dual wielding, and maybe extra speed.--9/1/2009 10:33:00 AM--
2879 days, 8 hours, 22 minutes old - 28 comments

PS3 Slim Gains An Early Edge
The first weekend where the PS3 and Xbox 360 were the same price is past, and guess which one of these consoles was ranked #1 at Amazon.com...?--8/31/2009 9:55:03 PM--
2879 days, 21 hours old - 182 comments

Platinum Games "Hard At Work" On Playable Bayonetta Demo
It'll launch in October in Japan but North American gamers have to wait until next year...does that mean we'll have to wait for this bad-ass demo, too?--8/31/2009 9:53:47 PM--
2879 days, 21 hours, 2 minutes old - 13 comments

LEGO Rock Band Tracks Exportable
Okay, so maybe you don't like the new "kiddie" look for Rock Band, but if you're a fan of the series, you should know those songs will be exportable...--8/31/2009 9:52:36 PM--
2879 days, 21 hours, 3 minutes old - 15 comments

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