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--12/31/2011 11:16:01 AM--

December 31st, 2011

Last Updated 2093 days, 10 hours, 24 minutes ago

Nolan North On What Goes Into Making A Video Game
Those in-the-know understand the amount of time, effort, and resources required to produce a game like Uncharted 3, and Nolan North tries to explain that.--12/31/2011 11:16:01 AM--
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Crap, I Lost My New Year's Eve Date Due To 'Insert Game Name'
There were certain games in 2011 that made you forget the outside world, and here are five that made time disappear FAST. Be careful of these titles!--12/30/2011 9:27:54 PM--
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Vita Screenshots Updated
We add a half-dozen more to our growing list of Vita screenies; most of these are launch titles: Resistance: Burning Skies, Ridge Racer, Army Corps of Hell, F1 2011, Super Stardust Delta, and Gravity Rush.--12/30/2011 11:31:05 PM--
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David Jaffe Lists His Top 10 Of 2011
One of the industry's best and brightest has selected his top 10 for the year, and you might be surprised at a few of his choices. It's an eclectic list.--12/30/2011 9:26:46 PM--
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How Zombie Mode Would've Worked In Wipeout 2048
Liverpool Studios had intended to include a cool Zombie Mode in Wipeout 2048, but they axed it at the last second. Here's what it would've been like...--12/30/2011 9:25:48 PM--
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December 30th, 2011

Last Updated 2094 days, 9 hours, 34 minutes ago

Still No Alan Wake For PS3 Owners
Unfortunately, there's still no chance of seeing Alan Wake on the PlayStation 3. Problem is, Microsoft owns the publishing rights, so...that's a problem.--12/30/2011 12:06:08 PM--
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Gamer Chases Continuous Playing Record With Skyrim
One gamer has decided to set a world record for a continuous play period (it's 43 hours and 21 minutes, by the way), and he's using Skyrim to try.--12/30/2011 10:41:22 AM--
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Mass Effect 3: Bigger, Deeper, And Harder Than Ever
New details for BioWare's latest have arisen in a European magazine, and it seems that not only will ME3 be bigger, it'll be a LOT tougher...--12/30/2011 10:28:48 AM--
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Vita Will Need Immediate Support From Hardcore Gamers
There's only one group that can save the PlayStation Vita and rocket it to long-term success. The avid gamers will have to respond big time.--12/29/2011 9:22:21 PM--
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PS3 Review: Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD
Stranger is quite the interesting character and the diversity of gameplay mechanics is interesting. It has a lot of very small flaws, though.--12/29/2011 9:20:09 PM--
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Final Fantasy X HD: "Same Quality As The Original"
Square Enix producer Yoshinori Kitase says the HD remake is still early in development, but they intend to make it every bit as good as the original.--12/29/2011 9:18:47 PM--
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Kojima On MGS4: "We Didn't Do All I Wanted To Do"
Despite the tremendous accomplishment that was Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, the perfectionist says he didn't achieve every goal...--12/29/2011 9:17:23 PM--
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Europe To Receive Two Special Platinum Packs?
Our European friends might get two sweet Platinum Packs; both feature the best of the best in the PS3's library, so they're definite must-plays.--12/29/2011 9:16:17 PM--
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December 29th, 2011

Last Updated 2095 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes ago

Journey "Just Hit A Major Milestone"
Thatgamecompany sends their holiday wishes to you and yours, and at the same time, they've given us a progress update on Journey. Things are looking up!--12/29/2011 1:41:22 PM--
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Battlefield 3: Amazing Headshot, Then Down In Flames
Okay, so you pull off a headshot here and there. Good for you. But distance and height are always crucial...and THIS distance and height is just crazy.--12/29/2011 10:59:36 AM--
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Sonic 4: Episode 2 Boasts A New Graphics And Physics Engine
Sega has listened to the fans, and they're completely upgrading Episode 2 with a new graphics and physics engine. Tails will be playable, too.--12/29/2011 10:39:44 AM--
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Borderlands 2: Details For Gunzerker And Siren Classes
Here are some new details for two of the most intriguing classes in Borderlands 2. The Gunzerker sounds nuts and the Siren will be "very, very new."--12/29/2011 10:25:56 AM--
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Games Without Stories Suck
We're not making the claim; we're repeating the claim so it can be discussed by intelligent veterans with differing viewpoints. Do video games need stories?--12/28/2011 9:29:02 PM--
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Twisted Metal Will Include TM Black For A Limited Time
SO awesome. David Jaffe has revealed that the first printing run of Twisted Metal in February will come with a voucher to download Twisted Metal: Black!--12/28/2011 9:25:32 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
This new batch includes two fresh gameplay vids for Final Fantasy XIII-2, plus new trailers for Starhawk, SSX, Game of Thrones, and UFC Undisputed 3.--12/28/2011 9:27:23 PM--
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Downloadable Quests For Ni No Kuni
Level-5 has some extra downloadable quests ready for the Ni no Kuni fans, and we have to hope all such DLC will be available in North America in 2012.--12/28/2011 9:24:26 PM--
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Another Job Listing For Console Version Of Diablo III
Blizzard should just come out and announce the damn thing. Another job listing has been found that clearly shows Diablo III is coming to consoles.--12/28/2011 9:21:59 PM--
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Nippon Ichi Announces Three Titles, One For Vita In 2012?
The popular maker of JRPGs and strategy/RPGs has confirmed three titles; two of which are new and unnamed. But we know the Disgaea team is involved.--12/28/2011 9:22:57 PM--
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December 28th, 2011

Last Updated 2096 days, 10 hours, 46 minutes ago

Atlus Teases A Title Fans "Have Been Waiting For"
They're doing it again. Not long after teasing a mystery strat/RPG, the publisher is now saying they may announce a game fans REALLY want in 2012...--12/28/2011 10:54:57 AM--
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Valve On Half-Life 3 Rumors: "All False"
You've been hearing plenty of rumors that would suggest Half-Life 3 will become a reality very soon, but apparently, none of the speculation is true.--12/28/2011 10:35:02 AM--
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PSN Update: Oddworld, MotorStorm, Zombies Gotta Die
The last Store update of the year is loaded with great stuff, and that includes MotorStorm: Apocalypse, the Splinter Cell HD Collection, and lots more.--12/28/2011 10:22:43 AM--
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Should Dying In A Game Have Bigger Consequences?
There was a time when death came with huge consequences in video games; you avoided it at all costs. But these days, it's almost meaningless.--12/27/2011 9:20:41 PM--
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PS3 Review: The Adventures Of TinTin: The Game
The move was a tremendous box office hit, but is the game adaptation worth your attention? Well, it has its bright spots, but you should be a BIG fan of the film.--12/27/2011 9:19:00 PM--
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Analyst: GTAV Will Be Bigger Than Call Of Duty In 2012
Nothing seems able to top Call of Duty, but one analyst believes Grand Theft Auto V will be the biggest game next year. Will it own the 2012 crown?--12/27/2011 9:17:35 PM--
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Sony: Vita Was Designed By Game Devs, For Game Devs
The Vita should be the most accessible new piece of PlayStation hardware yet. After all, developers helped design it, so it shouldn't be frustrating.--12/27/2011 9:16:19 PM--
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Rumor: Kratos And Deimos Anchor GoWIV Multiplayer
There's more evidence to support the idea that God of War IV will sport online multiplayer; this info says it'll actually involve Kratos and his brother.--12/27/2011 9:15:00 PM--
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December 27th, 2011

Last Updated 2097 days, 12 hours, 1 minute ago

Play Days Promotion: Grab Your PS3 Accessories Now
The new Sony promotion involves big discounts on all sorts of PS3 accessories at most major retailers. Move stuff, audio equipment, headsets, and more.--12/27/2011 9:39:44 AM--
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Rumor: Activision To Reveal New Guitar Hero At E3
The hot rumor is that Activision will announce a new Guitar Hero title just before E3, with footage presented at the show. Is this something you want?--12/27/2011 9:25:35 AM--
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Will Gaming Journalism Mature In The Next Generation?
The field of gaming journalism continues to gain legitimacy with every passing year, but will we ever truly mature? What other factors are in play?--12/26/2011 10:22:46 PM--
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PS3 Review: Trine 2
It's a riveting combination of side-scrolling action mechanics and beautifully designed puzzle elements, so try this one over the holidays.--12/26/2011 9:58:33 PM--
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Female Audience Losing Interest In Final Fantasy Franchise?
For whatever reason, it seems less female gamers are buying Final Fantasy XIII-2 as compared to Final Fantasy XIII. What's the reason for this...?--12/26/2011 9:57:05 PM--
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Kojima: Metal Gear Solid Was "Made For A Certain Era"
Ardent fans have always hoped for a high-def remake of this classic but while Kojima wants to support the fans, he says MGS should remain in the past.--12/26/2011 9:55:18 PM--
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Ellie In The Last Of Us: "Sum Design Of Different References"
If you were thinking Ellie looks a lot like Inception's Ellen Page, you wouldn't be the only one. But that character isn't based on any one "reference."--12/26/2011 9:53:44 PM--
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December 26th, 2011

Last Updated 2098 days, 12 hours, 1 minute ago

Will You Own Multiple Consoles Next Generation?
Usually, you have to own more than one console to have access to the best of the best year-round. But the next generation might be a little different...--12/26/2011 9:39:03 AM--
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Pre-Order Vita At Target.com, Receive $20 Gift Card
If you've been considering a PlayStation Vita pre-purchase, you might want to put your deposit down at Target.com. They'll give you a $20 gift card.--12/26/2011 9:23:28 AM--
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Holiday Loot Tally: Whadja Get?
It's time to sit back, reflect, take stock...and count up. It's the annual tradition of tallying up our well-deserved loot, so tell us whatja got!--12/25/2011 10:48:52 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Readers Pick Top 5 GotY Finalists
The readers have selected the five titles that will move on to the finals this week, so it's time to make the tough decision: which one wins overall?--12/25/2011 10:47:43 PM--
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Retailers List Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition
If you missed out on one of the finest games of the generation, you might be able to redeem yourself by snagging this "XL Edition" when it drops in January.--12/25/2011 10:46:39 PM--
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December 25th, 2011

Last Updated 2099 days, 23 hours, 52 minutes ago

Happy Holidays From Us To You
Another great year, and another chance for us to thank everyone who makes PSXE possible. There's no better community and we look forward to 2012!--12/24/2011 9:48:45 PM--
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PSXE Show: Giveaway Winner, Fans Pose For The Camera
A whole lot of people turned out for the latest PSXE Show in the PlayStation Home Community Theater, and we also announce the winner of our giveaway...--12/24/2011 9:35:39 PM--
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December 24th, 2011

Last Updated 2100 days, 11 hours, 58 minutes ago

Jimmy Fallon's Audience Gets Sweet Drake Stocking Stuffer
NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is one heck of a generous show; they've been giving the audience gifts all week, and the last one is the best.--12/24/2011 9:42:14 AM--
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Vita/PS3 Connectivity Seems Very Cool
You can transfer all sorts of content between the PS3 and Vita, which should make for a richer portable experience. Besides, where else can you do this?--12/24/2011 9:31:10 AM--
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Editorial: What's The PS3's Reputation These Days?
The PlayStation 3 has come a long way since it launched over five years ago, but what is the general consensus? Is it generally positive or negative?--12/23/2011 9:09:30 PM--
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Malicious Cleared To Land In Australia
It seems both the PSN and Vita versions have been classified in Australia, which means SCE might bring Alvion's interesting title to the US and Europe.--12/23/2011 9:08:02 PM--
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Take The Omega Challenge In Final Fantasy XIII-2
FFXIII-2 just launched in Japan but it already has the first batch of DLC, and it gives you a shot at Omega. Beat him and he'll kick enemy ass in your party.--12/23/2011 9:06:31 PM--
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December 23rd, 2011

Last Updated 2101 days, 11 hours, 11 minutes ago

GI: Developer Of Big New Game Will Surprise Many
Apparently, Game Informer will make another big announcement next year, but it isn't necessarily the title that will shock the world...it's the developer.--12/23/2011 10:29:52 AM--
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DUST 514 Private Beta Kicks Off Soon
CCP is getting read to start closed beta testing for DUST 514, but you need to be an active subscriber to EVE Online. The avid fans get first dibs, yes?--12/23/2011 10:15:51 AM--
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Combat Sim Powered By CryEngine 3 Will Blow You Away
The US Army's Dismounted Soldier Training System is powered by the Cry Engine 3, and it's downright amazing. Might this be a glimpse of the future...?--12/23/2011 10:03:51 AM--
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Revengeance: An Ill-Advised Spin-Off Or Something Better?
Spin-offs are almost always frowned upon, especially by those who adored the original franchise that spawned the spin-off. But is this different...?--12/22/2011 10:03:16 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Starhawk (Hands-On)
We've had sufficient time to enjoy and digest the Starhawk beta, and it's obvious that Lightbox wants to give gamers a deep, rewarding experience.--12/22/2011 9:16:57 PM--
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Sales Show A Series In Decline?
Early sales numbers for FFXIII-2 in Japan aren't overwhelmingly impressive. In fact, compared to older entries in the series, they're kinda low...--12/22/2011 9:15:34 PM--
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GameStop Scares Last Guardian Fans, Sony Gives Relief
It's a great way to freak out those who have been anxiously awaiting The Last Guardian: call 'em up and tell 'em it's canceled. Man, THAT'S scary.--12/22/2011 9:14:12 PM--
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Sony: Vita Has Biggest Launch Lineup In PlayStation History
When the PlayStation Vita hits store shelves on February 22, you will be able to choose from no less than 25 titles. That's right, all kinds of games!--12/22/2011 9:13:14 PM--
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December 22nd, 2011

Last Updated 2102 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes ago

New PSXE Show: Party Today, Win A Two-Prize Pack (UPDATED)
It's an all-new episode of the PSXE Show, and it's part of the final PlayStation Home update of the year! Plus, you've got a chance at two cool prizes...--12/21/2011 9:56:47 PM--
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Rumor: Square Enix To Reveal Final Fantasy XV At E3 2012
Square Enix might blow the gaming world away with a super huge announcement at E3 2012. Supposedly, FFXV will come to all major platforms, too.--12/22/2011 9:57:25 AM--
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SSX Pushed Back Two Weeks For A Last Coat Of Polish
Yes, it's the second delay for this highly anticipated reboot, but the developers deserve that extra time. Nobody wants to see a sub-par SSX title, right?--12/22/2011 9:44:16 AM--
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New .hack Installment In Development
A new entry in the long-running .hack series is in development at CyberConnect2, but we don't have an official title, or targeted platforms and launch date.--12/22/2011 9:32:08 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We've got a couple fantastic new vids for Final Fantasy XIII-2, plus trailers for Asura's Wrath, Game of Thrones, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Absolute SuperCars, Asura's Wrath and more!--12/21/2011 9:44:16 PM--
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Kojima's Ogre Project: I Want To Make Something "Very Free"
It's the first big hint we've gotten concerning Hideo Kojima's new project: it's an open-world adventure that might not get old even after 100 hours...--12/21/2011 9:15:38 PM--
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Engadget Analysis: The PlayStation Vita Is A Beast
The first fully detailed review of Sony's new portable is in and although they want longer battery life, they remain impressed with this electronic marvel.--12/21/2011 9:17:02 PM--
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Starhawk Private Beta Ends January 3
The private beta has been a big success, and the public beta is on the way. Yes, that's when you'll be able to use the code you got with Uncharted 3.--12/21/2011 9:13:51 PM--
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Grand Slam Tennis 2 Dated, US Fans Get Fantastic Box Art
We never got the first Grand Slam Tennis (it fizzled on the Wii so a PS3/360 port was canceled), so we're looking forward to this. Some love for tennis fans!--12/21/2011 9:12:36 PM--
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December 21st, 2011

Last Updated 2103 days, 4 hours, 44 minutes ago

Atlus To Distribute Strat/RPG Gungnir In North America
That secret strategy/RPG from Atlus has been revealed: it is indeed Gungnir, and it'll launch exclusively on the PSP in North America next year.--12/21/2011 4:56:28 PM--
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Respawn Teases New IP With A Very Blurry Image
Remember the guys who left Infinity Ward to form their own studio, Respawn Entertainment? Well, they've dropped a hint about their new project...--12/21/2011 9:38:18 AM--
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Dead Island Reaches 3 Million Shipped
Deep Silver has revealed that Dead Island has now shipped 3 million copies worldwide. That's more than enough to warrant a sequel, right...?--12/21/2011 9:25:24 AM--
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Naughty Dog On Next-Gen: A "Double-Edged Sword"
One of the best studios in the world said they suffered their "darkest days" when shifting from the PS2 to the PS3, and the next-gen is "terrifying."--12/21/2011 9:14:15 AM--
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One Of 2011's Successes: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Although it may be forgotten amidst the clamor of the Game of the Year Awards, this is one game that deserves recognition for catering to a fan's wishes.--12/20/2011 10:15:01 PM--
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Vita Preview: Unit 13
From the makers of SOCOM and MAG comes a new third-person military shooter designed specifically for the PlayStation Vita. Get your friends involved!--12/20/2011 9:54:20 PM--
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Sony: Moving Focus Away From PSP "Was A Mistake"
Not long after the PSP launched, Sony shifted most of their focus to the new PS3. But they say it was a mistake, and not one they plan to replicate.--12/20/2011 9:34:40 PM--
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BioWare: Next Dragon Age Will Be More "Open-World"
Dragon Age has never been as open-ended as games like The Elder Scrolls but for Dragon Age III, BioWare says they're "aggressively" looking at Skyrim.--12/20/2011 9:33:03 PM--
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Dante Gets His High-Definition Homage On April 3
Three awesome action games, all redone in brilliant high-definition. Get the Devil May Cry HD Collection on April 3, and revel in the shiny slashin'.--12/20/2011 9:31:46 PM--
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Personal Information Not Stolen During Square Enix Hack
After we learned that Square Enix's Members service had been hacked, people began to worry about their personal info. But don't worry, it seems to be safe.--12/20/2011 9:30:47 PM--
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December 20th, 2011

Last Updated 2104 days, 11 hours, 56 minutes ago

DMC Gameplay: Dante's Mid-Air Agility And Some Juggling
Some new gameplay footage has popped up, and Dante proves he has plenty of mind-bending skills. Juggling has returned, and he likes to be airborne.--12/20/2011 9:44:32 AM--
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Australia Won't Allow Syndicate, As It Isn't Fit For Minors
If you weren't aware, Australia doesn't have video game ratings for consumers over the age of 15. ...man, talk about living a quarter-century in the past.--12/20/2011 9:32:02 AM--
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PlayStation Vita Sales Hit 321,000 In First Two Days
Despite a few well-documented problems and lots of discussions concerning the price, the PlayStation Vita is off to a pretty great start in Japan.--12/20/2011 9:19:26 AM--
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Please Bring Dragon Quest Back To PlayStation
There are a lot of games and franchises we've missed over the years, but RPG fans have certainly missed the hell out of DQ...DQVIII ruled, didn't it?--12/19/2011 9:25:42 PM--
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Vita Preview: Touch My Katamari
The Katamari series has always been about zany addictive fun, and although the latest goes portable and lets you stretch the katamari...it'll be no different.--12/19/2011 9:23:59 PM--
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First Vitas Have A Few Problems, Sony Issues Update
As usual, new hardware faces annoying issues during its first few days of availability. The only good news is that Sony might fix 'em fast...well, ideally.--12/19/2011 9:22:37 PM--
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Will Console Fans Ever See Diablo III?
Even if Diablo III launches on January 24, that'll only be the PC version, right? So when might console fans get a shot at this long-awaited sequel?--12/19/2011 9:21:29 PM--
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Back To Karkand Easter Egg Hints At Battlefield 2143?
Well, if it's an Easter Egg at all... The number "2143" is popping up in various locations in the Back to Karkand expansion for Battlefield 3...hmm...--12/19/2011 9:20:35 PM--
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December 19th, 2011

Last Updated 2105 days, 10 hours, 53 minutes ago

DUST 514: Perfect Warriors Need Awesome Dropsuits
Check out how to build the most complete warrior (one that caters to your own strengths) in this ambitious sci-fi epic. Which dropsuit "suits" you?--12/19/2011 10:47:00 AM--
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All 23 Vita Launch Titles On Display
The PlayStation Vita's biggest plus might be the number and variety of games scheduled for the launch. No less than 23 games await come February!--12/19/2011 10:31:34 AM--
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"Biofeedback" Gaming Requires Some Definite Muscle
Bet you've never seen this before. Motion sensing has let us bounce all over our living rooms, but here, the actual flexing of a muscle is the controller.--12/19/2011 10:21:27 AM--
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Do You Consider Gaming To Be An Expensive Hobby?
Many love to complain about the cost of new games, downloadable content, subscriptions, etc. But do you really see gaming as an expensive hobby?--12/18/2011 10:05:11 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: The Last Of Us Had A Significant Impact
Everyone is still tingling from the after-effects of Naughty Dog's big announcement, and it's time to select the PSXE Reader's Choice GotY 2011.--12/18/2011 9:43:20 PM--
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tri-Ace Helped With FFXIII-2 Gameplay
It seems the Star Ocean developer helped Square Enix in the creation of Final Fantasy XIII-2; specifically, the gameplay, art and programming.--12/18/2011 9:41:24 PM--
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Your Craziest BF3 Moments Could Earn You A Trip To DICE
If you can film some of your most insane Battlefield 3 moments and assemble them into a kick-ass trailer, you might just get to visit the game's designers.--12/18/2011 9:40:11 PM--
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Gran Turismo 5: New DLC, Update 2.02 Lands This Week
More downloadable content and update 2.02 go live this week for GT5; take advantage of all the new cars, tweaks, additions, and improvements.--12/18/2011 9:39:13 PM--
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December 18th, 2011

Last Updated 2107 days, 40 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 18
I have no idea what to think about the PlayStation Vita's chances, The Last Of Us could be a hugely important title, and the next PSXE show is ready.--12/17/2011 9:00:37 PM--
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December 17th, 2011

Last Updated 2107 days, 11 hours, 3 minutes ago

Vita Launches In Japan To Thousands Of Excited Fans
It's launch day for the PlayStation Vita in Japan, and a great many gamers lined up early to grab their nifty new portable. How will it fare here...?--12/17/2011 10:37:05 AM--
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Kojima Teases New Title With...See-Through Underwear?
Now that Kojima Productions can work on the new project after Rising went away, Kojima is teasing everyone with the Fox Engine's...um...capabilities.--12/17/2011 10:22:56 AM--
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Final Fantasy VII Is Still Amazing
Some classics don't stand the test of time but Final Fantasy VII is just as incredible as ever. Why can't they make games like this anymore?--12/16/2011 9:25:08 PM--
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SCEA On Sorcery: "More Hardcore Than Most Motion Games"
It's exactly what the big-time gamers wanted to hear. Sony says Sorcery is all about great precision and the kind of gameplay ardent fans will love.--12/16/2011 9:23:18 PM--
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Mr. Grimm Rides Again In New Twisted Metal Trailer
He's one of the most memorable characters in the series, and he has returned. This time, Mr. Grimm gets more of a back story...and a rocket launcher.--12/16/2011 9:21:45 PM--
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December 16th, 2011

Last Updated 2108 days, 9 hours, 36 minutes ago

Follow Max Payne 3 On Twitter, Get Into The Game...Literally
It's one thing jumping into a multiplayer match; it's quite another thing to have your likeness as one of eight playable characters. That's just COOL.--12/16/2011 12:04:28 PM--
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No Paper Manuals For Vita Games?
People are cracking open new Vita games in Japan already, and it seems there are no paper manuals; they're digital. Is this the case for all Vita titles...?--12/16/2011 10:45:32 AM--
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Google's Most Searched Gaming Term In 2011 Is "Black Ops"
It seems that in the US this year, just about everyone searched Google with the term "Black Ops" in the search bar. Yeah, well, that makes sense.--12/16/2011 10:34:45 AM--
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Just Cause Movie Script Apparently Needed A Rewrite
Just Cause: Scorpion Rising is in the works, but they brought on a new writer for some reason. Guess they didn't like the first draft of the script.--12/16/2011 10:21:18 AM--
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Starhawk Beta Code Giveaway: First Come, First Served (UPDATED)
We've got 50 codes to give away for the Starhawk closed beta; if you want in, you just gotta participate. But once they're gone, they're gone...so move!--12/15/2011 9:34:43 PM--
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Gaming Leaning Towards Forced Socializing?
Sometimes it feels like Facebook is invading the planet, and if you factor in the multiplayer explosion, gaming seems less about solo fun than ever before.--12/15/2011 9:33:30 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Dirt Showdown
The latest entry from Codemasters won't satisfy the hardcore sim fans. This spinoff is designed for all you fun-loving arcade followers out there.--12/15/2011 9:31:54 PM--
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Bossa Studios: Vita In Line For A "Premature Death"
Many are concerned that in a an age of open platform success, devices like the PlayStation Vita are behind the times. It could be over before it starts.--12/15/2011 9:30:37 PM--
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Skyrim Ships 10 Million Worldwide
It was incredibly well received by critics and partly due to that warm reception, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been flying off shelves since its launch.--12/15/2011 9:29:21 PM--
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New FFXIII-2 Trailer Brings Out The Monster Hunter In Us
This new video shows off the monster-hunting aspect of Final Fantasy XIII-2: catch 'em, train 'em, and bring 'em into battle. You're gonna need 'em.--12/15/2011 9:28:23 PM--
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December 15th, 2011

Last Updated 2109 days, 9 hours, 36 minutes ago

Anarchy Reigns Delayed Again
Platinum has a full playing card right now, and Sega has revealed that Anarchy Reigns will have to wait until July. The devs want to add more features.--12/15/2011 12:04:40 PM--
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Platinum Clarifies: Lead Platform For Rising Is The PS3
After seeing the making-of video of Revengeance yesterday, some thought the Xbox 360 was the lead platform. However, Platinum says the opposite is true.--12/15/2011 10:47:24 AM--
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FFXIII-2 File Sizes A Lot Smaller Than FFXIII File Sizes
In an interesting little observation noted in the NeoGAF forums, it seems the file sizes for the sequel are significantly smaller than the files in FFXIII.--12/15/2011 10:35:59 AM--
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Ninja Gaiden III Launch Date, Pre-Order Bonus Revealed
Ryu's next adventure will hit store shelves on March 20 and if you pre-order, you can sample a highly anticipated upcoming fighter... Guess which one.--12/15/2011 10:22:37 AM--
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Will Next-Gen Hardware Be About More Than Better Graphics?
With every new generation, gamers crowded around TV sets to see the stunning new graphics. But we're reaching a point where more strides are necessary.--12/14/2011 10:51:49 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We start with two new vids for Rainbow Six: Patriots (including that provocative one shown at the VGAs), then give you more for Final Fantasy XIII-2, Mass Effect 3, Dirt Showdown, Assassin's Creed: Revelations (DLC), Binary Domain, and more! --12/14/2011 11:04:17 PM--
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Atlus Teases Mystery Strategy/RPG
Yeah, it's one of those "guess the announcement" deals, but at least Atlus is giving us a sporting chance. We can probably guess based on what we know...--12/14/2011 10:24:10 PM--
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Tales Of Graces f Lands Launch Date For North America
It's yet another PS3 exclusive and JRPG that should satisfy a great many gamers, and it finally has a North American release date. It isn't far off...--12/14/2011 10:13:08 PM--
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New LEGO Line Confirms LEGO Batman 2: Super Heroes
The new Super Hero line of LEGO toys has revealed something interesting: it seems a new LEGO Batman is in the works, which is great news for the kids.--12/14/2011 10:36:18 PM--
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December 14th, 2011

Last Updated 2110 days, 9 hours, 9 minutes ago

Square Enix Members Sites Hacked
It's just another in a long line of game companies suffering hack jobs (if this is indeed the case). They're not sure if your personal info was at risk.--12/14/2011 12:31:03 PM--
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Details Of Famitsu's Perfect Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review
So why did Famitsu give FFXIII-2 a perfect score? Well, if you want to find out, check out the list of details; some may suprise and interest you...--12/14/2011 10:48:41 AM--
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NYU: Get Your MFA In Game Design, Start Next Fall
New York University is offering a Masters of Fine Arts in Game Design, and the program starts in Fall 2012. It's important for industry legitimacy.--12/14/2011 10:32:32 AM--
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Sorcery Enchants Shelves This Spring
We've been waiting on this bad boy for a LONG time but thankfully, the wait is almost over. ...well, kinda. Sorcery is now set for Spring 2012.--12/14/2011 10:19:01 AM--
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GotY 2012: Showdown Between GTAV And The Last Of Us?
At one point, it looked like Grand Theft Auto V was in the driver's seat for next year. But Naughty Dog has changed the game...GTAV has some competition!--12/13/2011 9:24:45 PM--
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The Last Of Us: Third-Person Confirmed And Story Details
New information has been located, thanks to the developers. The Last Of Us will boast a third-person perspective, and we have some story info, too.--12/13/2011 9:13:21 PM--
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PixelJunk Shooter 2, Limbo Top PSN Sales Charts In 2011
Sony has released the top 10 sales lists for the PlayStation Network this year. One is for the overall best seller, while the other is a nod to indie devs.--12/13/2011 9:12:10 PM--
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NetherRealm: Don't Worry, Another MK Is On The Way
Studio boss Ed Boon has clarified his announcement at the Video Game Awards: NetherRealm IS working on a new project, but not at the expense of MK.--12/13/2011 9:11:02 PM--
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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Vita Can Control PS3 Version
Capcom has revealed that Sony's new portable can be used like the "ultimate controller" for playing the PS3 version of Ultimate MvC3. ...okay.--12/13/2011 9:09:53 PM--
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December 13th, 2011

Last Updated 2111 days, 11 hours, 49 minutes ago

Kojima "Personally Chose" Platinum For Revengeance
The official press release for this Kojima/Platinum collaboration has arrived, and the information it contains is encouraging. Don't lose hope just yet!--12/13/2011 9:51:29 AM--
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New Vita Promos Tickle The Portable Fan's Buying Bone
The PlayStation Vita is going to need all the promotion and advertisement it can get, which is why Sony has prepared a couple sharp ads for gamers.--12/13/2011 9:37:59 AM--
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Ueda Not With Sony But Committed To Completing Guardian
The rumors were true: ICO and Shadow of the Colossus creator Fumito Ueda has left Sony. Still, Ueda is "committed to completing" his current project.--12/13/2011 9:22:43 AM--
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Will Uncharted 4 Be On The PS4?
With The Last Of Us unveiled and the next generation looming large, is it safe to assume that the next Uncharted will be on the next PlayStation...?--12/12/2011 9:26:44 PM--
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PS3 Preview: NFL Blitz
Blitz is back! This arcade-y gridiron game could light your fire; take on zombies, play online, and engage in some good old-fashioned pigskin fun.--12/12/2011 9:25:01 PM--
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Valve's New Project Is "Something With A 3 In It"
Now, don't get too excited. In addition to the Half-Life 3 possibility, there's also Left 4 Dead 3 and even Portal 3...still, we know what we want.--12/12/2011 9:24:01 PM--
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Naughty Dog: Keeping The Last Of Us Secret Wasn't Easy
They've been working on it for a while, and it's tough to keep something so big a secret in this industry. And it seems expansion equals maturation, too.--12/12/2011 9:22:42 PM--
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Vita Joins PlayStation Access On A European Tour
PlayStation Access has their hands on 30 Vitas, and they might be coming to a city near you. Euro gamers get a chance to check out the new portable!--12/12/2011 9:21:22 PM--
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December 12th, 2011

Last Updated 2112 days, 9 hours, 55 minutes ago

Rising Isn't A True MGS Entry, It's A "New Metal Gear"
To appease the outraged Metal Gear Solid fans, Kojima Productions clarified a few points. Most importantly, it's NOT part of the MGS franchise.--12/12/2011 11:45:57 AM--
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The Last Of Us May Become A Trilogy
New evidence indicates that Naughty Dog may intend for The Last Of Us to become a series; specifically, a trilogy. Is that a good idea, Uncharted fans?--12/12/2011 10:30:59 AM--
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Modern Warfare 3 Hits $1 Billion Sales Mark In 16 Days
In the spirit of the holidays: "...and it doesn't show signs of stop-ing." In just over two weeks, MW3 has already achieved $1 billion in sales.--12/12/2011 9:55:43 AM--
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Metal Gear Rising Incurs MGS Fan's Vengeful Wrath
Yes, they removed the "Solid" from the title and it isn't exactly a Hideo Kojima game, but long-time adorers of the MGS franchise aren't too happy.--12/11/2011 9:30:54 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Skyrim Still A Beast Despite Glitches
Although the glitches and bugs have gotten a ton of press, there are a great many who still love the game. Now, about Naughty Dog's The Last Of Us...--12/11/2011 9:29:29 PM--
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Bioshock Infinite, Rainbow Six: Patriots Make Waves At VGAs
Many anticipated games got new trailers at the Video Game Awards this past weekend; here are two that piqued our interest due to their atmosphere.--12/11/2011 9:28:17 PM--
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Dynasty Warriors Next: Another Launch Title For Vita
The PlayStation Vita already has a great launch lineup, but another game with potential will release on February 22: it's the new portable Dynasty Warriors.--12/11/2011 9:25:38 PM--
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Tekken Tag Tournament 2: The Battle Begins Next Holiday
You can catch a glimpse of this long-awaited follow-up in Tekken Hybrid, or you can find it in the arcades. It won't launch on consoles until late 2012.--12/11/2011 9:26:54 PM--
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December 11th, 2011

Last Updated 2113 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 11
Naughty Dog has become the Squaresoft of this generation, Platinum could hit a home run, and a Playboy model reminds me of the greatness of FFVII.--12/10/2011 9:57:50 PM--
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Naughty Dog Unleashes The Last Of Us: ...Holy Crap (UPDATED)
We had heard the title. We figured this might be the mystery PS3 exclusive. But we had NO idea it was Uncharted developer Naughty Dog's new project!--12/10/2011 8:54:58 PM--
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Epic Reveals New Project: Fortnite
Another studio is taking a different route with their new project; Epic is abandoning the grittiness of Gears and going for a fresh artistic style.--12/10/2011 9:37:10 PM--
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Rising Returns At Platinum With A...Revengeance?
You weren't expecting this: Metal Gear Solid: Rising has resurfaced...at Bayonetta developer Platinum Games. The game may have been renamed, too.--12/10/2011 8:53:32 PM--
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Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Prepped For Digital Release
Not a bad idea. This new digital product will boast high-definition versions of classic levels from the first two Tony Hawk Pro Skater games.--12/10/2011 8:52:13 PM--
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December 10th, 2011

Last Updated 2114 days, 11 hours, 28 minutes ago

Capcom: Mega Man Remains A "Key Brand" For Us
Even though you haven't heard much from Mega Man recently (what with Inafune's departure), the iconic character remains important to Capcom.--12/10/2011 10:12:52 AM--
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Obsidian: South Park RPG Won't Pull Any Punches
This sounds encouraging. The developers behind the new South Park RPG say they aren't going to shy away from everything that made this series great.--12/10/2011 10:00:30 AM--
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Editorial: Battlefield vs. Call Of Duty: An Annual Battle?
It dominated headlines in 2011 and while we're looking forward to a fresh start in 2012, what if the very same battle again garners all the attention...?--12/9/2011 9:22:32 PM--
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November NPD: MW3 Fuels Record Breaking Month
The tremendous blockbuster that was Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has given the industry its biggest November ever, and the PS3 enjoyed a rise, too.--12/9/2011 9:20:41 PM--
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Warner Bros. On Superhero Games: "Forget The Movies"
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment understands that gamers will only shell out for high-quality efforts...so forget the damn movie tie-ins.--12/9/2011 9:17:53 PM--
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Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning: Pricey Bundles Revealed
If you're a hardcore role-playing fan, prepare to dig deep into that wallet. The new offering from 38 Studios will hit shelves in three pricey packages.--12/9/2011 9:19:18 PM--
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December 9th, 2011

Last Updated 2115 days, 9 hours, 9 minutes ago

EA Believes BF3 Stole Market Share Away From CoD
EA never expected Battlefield 3 to outsell Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. They just wanted to grab some market share and evidently, they did just that.--12/9/2011 12:31:56 PM--
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Harrison Ford Promotes PlayStation Vita In Japan
The man who played Han Solo and Indiana Jones is helping to promote the PlayStation Vita and Uncharted: Golden Abyss in Japan. Kinda cool.--12/9/2011 10:53:49 AM--
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Rumor: Darksiders II Rampages Into Summer 2012?
The latest rumor is that the Darksiders sequel will debut at the Spike TV Video Game Awards tomorrow night, and it'll come with an estimated launch window.--12/9/2011 10:40:35 AM--
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Test Drive Unlimited 2 DLC: Bikes, Missions, Threads
A new batch of downloadable content will be available in February, and it features three bikes, six cars, new missions and locations, and new clothes, too.--12/9/2011 10:26:05 AM--
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Jo Garcia Interview Part 2: Next-Gen And Storytelling
In the second part of our chat with Playboy model and dedicated gamer Jo Garcia, we talk about the next generation and the importance of storytelling.--12/8/2011 9:29:10 PM--
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PS3 Review: Tekken Hybrid
Most collections such as these are great for the hardcore fan, but Tekken Hybrid feels a little weak. And there's something weird about the HD overhaul...--12/8/2011 9:27:25 PM--
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New PlayStation Branding Direction: Hope You Like Blue
You may have noticed that blue is a common color in recent PlayStation ads. Well, that's going to be part of the new brand scheme moving forward. Like it?--12/8/2011 9:26:00 PM--
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Vita Can Access Multiple PSN Accounts Via Memory Cards
Contrary to what you may have read, the PlayStation Vita CAN support multiple PSN accounts...but not the system itself. You'll need different memory cards.--12/8/2011 9:24:49 PM--
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Dead Rising 3: Flying Gameplay, Illegal Immigration?
According to new rumors, the next Dead Rising will feature a new protagonist, a flying mechanic, and a concept based on illegal immigration...oh boy.--12/8/2011 9:23:32 PM--
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December 8th, 2011

Last Updated 2116 days, 6 hours, 8 minutes ago

Most Played Game In 2011: The Honor Goes To Skyrim
Even though the analysis doesn't include PS3 or Wii games, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has obviously dominated many a gamer's free time. Unsurprising.--12/8/2011 3:32:41 PM--
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Resistance 3 Brutality DLC: Mastadon And A Sledgehammer
A new piece of downloadable content is available for Resistance 3, and it includes seven tracks from metal band Mastadon and a white-knuckle survival mode.--12/8/2011 10:54:35 AM--
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Sega Prepping Samurai & Dragons For PlayStation Vita
It's sort of like ActRaiser revisited. Sega's new game for the Vita involves both action and strategy elements, and fantastic potential for multiplayer fun.--12/8/2011 10:37:29 AM--
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PlayStation Plus Delivered Big Savings Throughout 2011
If you signed up for PlayStation Plus, you enjoyed heavily discounted content, early access to demos and betas, free games, and over $1,200 in savings.--12/8/2011 10:22:10 AM--
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Just Forget The Idea Of PS1 Remakes
We've seen plenty of high-definition remakes of PS2 classics, but that really isn't happening with PS1 games. And unfortunately, there's a good reason.--12/7/2011 9:33:31 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
This new batch includes two gameplay vids for Final Fantasy XIII-2, and fresh trailers for Soul Calibur V, The Darkness II, Yakuza: Dead Souls, Max Payne 3, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch and more!--12/7/2011 9:31:21 PM--
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FFXIII-2 Japanese Launch Half The Size Of FFXIII's?
A retailer claims that Square Enix will ship 1 million copies of FFXIII-2 on launch day, which is much less than the original shipment for FFXIII.--12/7/2011 9:27:49 PM--
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Uncharted: Golden Abyss Hotly Anticipated In Japan
The Uncharted franchise is just huge everywhere. Even Japanese gamers say their most anticipated Vita title is Golden Abyss, which is saying something.--12/7/2011 9:26:16 PM--
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Ninja Gaiden III Slices 'Em Up In March
Team Ninja has revealed that Ninja Gaiden III will test your action skills to the limits in March. Don't worry, though, noob...this one has an easy mode.--12/7/2011 9:24:58 PM--
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Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath Finally Headed To PSN
Well, that took long enough. The game was originally supposed to launch on the Network earlier this year, but there was a snag...now it's coming, though.--12/7/2011 9:23:55 PM--
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December 7th, 2011

Last Updated 2117 days, 11 hours, 13 minutes ago

Catherine Hits Europe Just Before Valentine's Day
Atlus' unique and ultimately satisfying game finally has a release date for PAL territories. Our Euro friends will have to choose: Katherine or Catherine?--12/7/2011 10:27:31 AM--
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Mediterranean Traveler Map Pack DLC For Revelations
You already know about the Ancestors Character Pack (four new characters for multiplayer), but this new DLC should give us all new environments.--12/7/2011 10:15:28 AM--
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Tony Hawk To Reveal New Skating Entry At VGAs?
The skating legend will be at the Spike TV Video Game Awards this weekend to reveal a new title, and that's "no coincidence." A new Hawk game?--12/7/2011 10:06:04 AM--
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Jo Garcia Interview: I'm A Gamer...Just Try To Prove I'm Not
We suggested that Playboy model Jo Garcia might not be the big-time hardcore gamer she claims. Well, she's a gamer, and she'd LOVE to prove you wrong.--12/7/2011 12:09:38 AM--
2117 days, 21 hours, 31 minutes old - 135 comments

Take-Two: Annualization Not Consistent With "High Quality"
Some publishers like the idea of raking in gigantic sums of money every year, but as attractive as that is, Take-Two says "annualization" can hinder quality.--12/6/2011 11:30:35 PM--
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Sledgehammer Hiring For A New, Unannounced Title
The teamed up with Infinity Ward to deliver Modern Warfare 3, and the were rumored to be working on a special Call of Duty. ...what are they REALLY making?--12/6/2011 10:04:52 PM--
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Possible Solution To Lag, Freezing In Skyrim PS3
Bethesda is working on another patch but if you don't feel like waiting (or you don't have much faith in the patch), this solution might save the day.--12/6/2011 10:03:49 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Rainbow Six: Patriots
Ubisoft is prepping one of the most intriguing games on our radar; it involves domestic terrorism, moral decision-making, and new dynamic gameplay.--12/6/2011 11:31:58 PM--
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December 6th, 2011

Last Updated 2118 days, 11 hours, 45 minutes ago

FFXIII-2 Receives Perfect Score, But Without Sazh?
Dengeki PlayStation awarded Final Fantasy XIII-2 a perfect score, which is great. But apparently, one of FFXIII's main characters isn't in the game...--12/6/2011 9:55:53 AM--
2118 days, 11 hours, 45 minutes old - 63 comments

The Darkness II Gets 4-Player Co-Op
Four is a common number in The Darkness II. Four arms with which to wreak havoc, and four-player co-op with some buddies...it's gonna be a madhouse!--12/6/2011 9:42:17 AM--
2118 days, 11 hours, 58 minutes old - 4 comments

Major League Gaming Enjoys Rising Popularity
Major League Gaming. When we were kids, we would've laughed at the idea. But it's very real these days, and millions enjoyed the action in 2011.--12/6/2011 9:29:01 AM--
2118 days, 12 hours, 11 minutes old - 17 comments

Download This, Patch That...Just Leave Me Alone, Damnit
Patches, updates and downloadable content exist for a reason. But sometimes, they tend to get in the way; sometimes we pine for the days of simplicity.--12/5/2011 10:16:13 PM--
2118 days, 23 hours, 24 minutes old - 48 comments

PS3 Review: Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
Three masterpieces in the same box...how can you possibly pass it up? Not much has changed besides the visual presentation, and that's a GOOD thing.--12/5/2011 9:53:21 PM--
2118 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 29 comments

Drake Invites You Into His Journal
Nathan Drake's journal is a must-have for all Uncharted fans. It boasts over 1,000 beautiful high-res pics and awesome behind-the-scenes info.--12/5/2011 9:51:32 PM--
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Heavy Rain Stats: 3 Million Played It, 3% Platinumed It
IGN has accumulated some interesting stats for Quantic Dream's masterpiece. While a great many have played it, only a scant few have mastered it.--12/5/2011 9:49:54 PM--
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Analyst: Uncharted May Be "An Evergreen For PS3"
One analyst says the Uncharted franchise has been extremely important for Sony, and games like Uncharted 3 can result in better success for the PS3.--12/5/2011 9:48:27 PM--
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December 5th, 2011

Last Updated 2119 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes ago

Digital Vita Games 40% Cheaper Than Physical Versions?
We've heard that downloadable versions of Vita titles might be cheaper; now it seems inevitable, and one source is claiming a significant difference...--12/5/2011 12:09:27 PM--
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PS3 Aiming For A "Slightly Younger Demographic"
Sony says they're going after families in the future, although they have no intention of abandoning the hardcore gamer. Yeah, well...better not.--12/5/2011 10:32:12 AM--
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Sony's Interactive Move Campaign: The Gamer's Quest
See, this is a cool way to pique your interest for a product: devise a video that involves the viewer, and make it seem like a bizarre little adventure.--12/5/2011 10:20:38 AM--
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Treyarch Beefing Up Staff For Future Call Of Duty
The Black Ops developer is seeking to hire a bunch of new people, and based on the job descriptions, it's pretty clear: get ready to work on a CoD title.--12/5/2011 10:06:59 AM--
2119 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes old - 17 comments

Maybe The Gaming Industry Just Isn't Glamorous Enough
We hate to say it, but maybe the reason gaming won't ever be as popular as other entertainment industries is because we have talent...but not models.--12/4/2011 10:54:07 PM--
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Fan Tries FFVII Remake With Unreal Engine...We Ache
Square Enix says it'd be just too hard to overhaul Final Fantasy VII with new graphics, but one fan is taking a crack at it with the Unreal Engine.--12/4/2011 10:35:41 PM--
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PS3 Exclusive The Last Of Us Might Depress Us All
The mystery PS3 exclusive seems to be The Last Of Us and based on the early media, it's not gonna be a lighthearted, dancin' through the dandelions title.--12/4/2011 10:21:19 PM--
2119 days, 23 hours, 19 minutes old - 44 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Kojima Can Try Something New, But...
The readers are kinda split on what Kojima should do next; MGS lovers want their games, ya know. This week, what's your take on the controversial Skyrim?--12/4/2011 10:01:39 PM--
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Vita Web Browser Off Limits When Playing A Game
You'll have access to plenty of cool features when you pause a game with the PS button, but you won't be able to surf the web. At least, not at first.--12/4/2011 10:11:24 PM--
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December 4th, 2011

Last Updated 2121 days, 12 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 4
I think DMC is shaping up nicely, Itagaki is a bad-ass but he might be compensating, I catch up on games, and we take your questions for Jo Garcia.--12/3/2011 9:28:47 PM--
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December 3rd, 2011

Last Updated 2121 days, 10 hours, 49 minutes ago

Mikami's Studio Receives Massive Skyrim Shipment
So Shinji Mikami's team (Tango Gameworks) is under the ZeniMax umbrella, which means they're kinda related to Bethesda. ...you get perks for that.--12/3/2011 10:51:05 AM--
2121 days, 10 hours, 49 minutes old - 13 comments

Should Critics Re-Review Skyrim?
The major problems in the PS3 version didn't happen until after 30-40 hours of play...but few critics played that long before writing the damn review.--12/2/2011 10:01:33 PM--
2121 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes old - 146 comments

Naughty Dog Talks Jak And Daxter After 10 Years
Yep, 10 years. Believe it or not, Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy launched a decade ago, and ND's Evan Wells addresses the respected franchise.--12/2/2011 9:19:11 PM--
2122 days, 21 minutes old - 9 comments

Sony Regrets Losing Insomniac But Soldiers Forth
Sony would certainly prefer to still have Insomniac under their umbrella, but with the strength of other internal studios, it "ain't the end of the world."--12/2/2011 9:16:54 PM--
2122 days, 24 minutes old - 29 comments

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition Confirmed For February?
It was a great reboot and series revival but if you missed out, you might get another chance next year...it seems the "Komplete Edition" is coming.--12/2/2011 9:17:46 PM--
2122 days, 23 minutes old - 14 comments

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December 2nd, 2011

Last Updated 2122 days, 9 hours, 7 minutes ago

Itagaki On Shooters Taking Over: "Do I Look Worried?"
This guy is always entertaining. During an interview, Tomonobu Itagaki was asked if he was worried that shooters are dominating...his reply is classic.--12/2/2011 12:33:35 PM--
2122 days, 9 hours, 7 minutes old - 15 comments

London Bar Makes Going To The Bathroom Fun
We really have no idea what's going on here. It's almost too insane to be real. But if you HAVE to keep playing games even when nature calls...--12/2/2011 10:58:52 AM--
2122 days, 10 hours, 42 minutes old - 28 comments

New DMC Gameplay Footage: Dante Is Still Dante
Even if you don't like the new art direction, you have to admit...Dante still kicks ass. This newly released combat footage is awfully encouraging.--12/2/2011 10:32:34 AM--
2122 days, 11 hours, 8 minutes old - 29 comments

Skyrim Update: Patch For A Patch
A recent update for Skyrim worked...for some people. For many others, comedic issues kicked in, so Bethesda is prepping another patch.--12/2/2011 10:16:28 AM--
2122 days, 11 hours, 24 minutes old - 37 comments

Move Has To Prove Its Worth With Hot Software In 2012
While PlayStation Move is doing just fine sales-wise, the hardcore gamers are still looking for the defining, must-have software. Next year, maybe?--12/1/2011 9:37:12 PM--
2123 days, 3 minutes old - 66 comments

Vita Preview: MotorStorm RC
Oh come on, remote-controlled cars are always cool! Evolution is downsizing and scaling back for their new Vita entry, and it should be oodles of fun.--12/1/2011 9:35:41 PM--
2123 days, 5 minutes old - 0 comments

FFXIII-2 Trailer: Enhanced Combat System Showcased
If you've been wondering about those improvements to the battle system, this new Final Fantasy XIII-2 trailer highlights the changes and enhancements.--12/1/2011 9:34:26 PM--
2123 days, 6 minutes old - 45 comments

Army Of Two Becomes Army Of Four?
The hot rumor is that Army of Two will no longer be for two...the next entry might feature four-player co-op, provided EA Montreal can get back on track.--12/1/2011 9:33:09 PM--
2123 days, 7 minutes old - 20 comments

Naughty Dog Hasn't Decided On Their Next Project Yet
Uncharted was never meant to be a trilogy; if the fans want more, Naughty Dog will make more. But the team hasn't yet decided on their next move...--12/1/2011 9:31:30 PM--
2123 days, 9 minutes old - 29 comments

Battlefield 3 Back To Karkand DLC Strikes Launch Date
DICE has revealed that the first expansion pack for Battlefield 3 will hit the PSN next week on December 6. That's a week before the 360 and PC gamers.--12/1/2011 9:30:30 PM--
2123 days, 10 minutes old - 10 comments

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December 1st, 2011

Last Updated 2123 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes ago

South Park: The Game Confirmed, A "Full Scale RPG"
This isn't some funny little digital effort. No, it's an ambitious, full-on production for the PS3 and 360, and creators Parker and Stone hold the reins.--12/1/2011 12:23:28 PM--
2123 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes old - 34 comments

NeverDead Dated: Get Shot, Fall Apart...Keep Killin' (UPDATED)
Bryce Boltzmann has been cursed to an eternity of pain and constant bodily harm. Immortality isn't always a good thing, but it helps for getting revenge.--12/1/2011 10:55:33 AM--
2123 days, 10 hours, 45 minutes old - 14 comments

Not All Publishers On Board With Vita UMD Passport
While 262 titles are already part of the UMD Passport program in Japan (PSP UMD titles playable on Vita), it seems some major publishers aren't on board.--12/1/2011 10:41:44 AM--
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Yakuza: Dead Souls Character Trailer: Four Butt-Kickers
The new Yakuza will drop in March, and it features zombies and no less than four playable characters. Here's a look at their singular, bad-ass skills.--12/1/2011 10:30:25 AM--
2123 days, 11 hours, 10 minutes old - 8 comments

Mystery PS3 Exclusive Could Be Quantic Dream's Project
What might the secret PS3 exclusive be...? Well, everyone has their own ideas, but based on the evidence, Quantic Dream's new project is the best fit.--11/30/2011 9:32:34 PM--
2124 days, 8 minutes old - 52 comments

PS3 Screenshots Updated
We've collected an eclectic bunch: Grand Theft Auto V, Rainbow Six: Patriots, Shank 2, Jak and Daxter Collection, Rainbow Moon, Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland, Spec Ops: The Line and more!--11/30/2011 9:30:52 PM--
2124 days, 10 minutes old

CoD Elite: Fastest Growing Subscription Service Ever?
There's popular and then there's super crazy silly popular. It seems Call of Duty Elite has grown faster than anything...including Xbox Live and Netflix.--11/30/2011 9:28:58 PM--
2124 days, 12 minutes old - 34 comments

Rumor: EA Looking Into Dead Space FPS, Flight Games
You knew that EA wanted to expand upon the popular Dead Space series, but did you know they might try a FPS, flight game, and an Uncharted-like adventure?--11/30/2011 9:27:31 PM--
2124 days, 13 minutes old - 24 comments

Evolution: MotorStorm Vita Project Saved Our Studio
Sony tends to support their internal teams through thick and thin, and Evolution Studios is thankful. The new MotorStorm RC might've saved their company.--11/30/2011 9:26:22 PM--
2124 days, 14 minutes old - 5 comments

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