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Updates (May, 2011)

--5/31/2011 1:42:36 PM--

May 31st, 2011

Last Updated 2456 days, 16 hours, 24 minutes ago

Full PSN Restoration Complete By End Of This Week
Sony has announced that the PlayStation Network will be fully functional by the end of the week. It's nice to know that we're almost back to normal.--5/31/2011 1:42:36 PM--
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Dragon Age II Designer: We're Going To Fix Things For DAIII
The fans had quite a few complaints concerning Dragon Age II, but the good news is that BioWare is aware of the backlash and plan to make amends...--5/31/2011 8:57:36 AM--
2456 days, 21 hours, 9 minutes old - 22 comments

Call Of Duty: Elite Subscription-Based Service Revealed
Oh, don't freak out. You still won't have to pay to play Modern Warfare 3 online, and even this supplemental service will be relatively cheap for fans.--5/31/2011 8:45:18 AM--
2456 days, 21 hours, 21 minutes old - 67 comments

L.A. Noire DLC Announced, Get Your Rockstar Pass Today
The full downloadable content plans for L.A. Noire have been announced today, along with a great way of pre-ordering all 7 pieces of extra content.--5/31/2011 8:43:50 AM--
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Dear Sony: Make The PS4 With Your Fans In Mind
It seems Sony is working on the next PlayStation. If that's the case, we ask the company to both evolve and remain true to its legion of loyal gamers.--5/30/2011 9:12:22 PM--
2457 days, 8 hours, 54 minutes old - 89 comments

Rumor: Unreleased Tomb Raider CG Will Drop Your Jaw
It seems Crystal Dynamics is prepping something pretty amazing: a new Tomb Raider trailer that apparently features a ton of drop-dead gorgeous CG.--5/30/2011 8:59:26 PM--
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Uncharted 3 Beta Details Surface
The Uncharted 3 beta test begins on June 28 (if you pick up inFamous 2 or are a Plus subscriber), and here's absolutely everything you need to know.--5/30/2011 8:57:57 PM--
2457 days, 9 hours, 9 minutes old - 41 comments

GameStop: Still Got Your Decade-Old DNF Receipt?
You won't believe this, but GameStop is prepared to honor ALL pre-orders for Duke Nukem Forever...and that includes any taken waaaaay back in the '90s.--5/30/2011 8:55:58 PM--
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May 30th, 2011

Last Updated 2457 days, 2 25 minutes ago

Crysis 2 Engine Will Help Train Our Military Men
Video games are evil! ...that is, until the same technology is used to train soldiers who freakin' defend our country. What say you now?--5/30/2011 9:41:00 AM--
2457 days, 2 25 minutes old - 61 comments

Alice Writer: Madness Returns Is A Game For Adults
For once, we get a normal reply to an adult-oriented game. Alice: Madness Returns is based on a childhood fantasy, but it most certainly isn't for kids.--5/30/2011 9:01:23 AM--
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Lara Croft Loses Over-Sexed Self, Finds A Gritty Heroine
We all know Lara Croft. But as more information comes to light about the Tomb Raider reboot, it becomes clear that we DON'T know THIS Lara.--5/30/2011 8:46:36 AM--
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Does Modern Warfare 3 Deserve To Dominate Headlines?
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be the biggest game of 2011, and it's bound to grab hundreds of headlines. But does it really deserve that attention?--5/29/2011 9:36:55 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: L.A. Noire Satisfies Many A Gamer
L.A. Noire has gone over well with gamers, which means Team Bondi will be justly rewarded. But how badly do you want a game 13 years in the making?--5/29/2011 9:35:20 PM--
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Rumor: NGP Will Receive Official Name Of "PS Vita"
The Next Generation Portable has to have an actual name, doesn't it? And haven't we heard "PS Vita" somewhere before...? So is it real or bogus?--5/29/2011 9:33:44 PM--
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Final Fantasy V Heading To North American Network
Yet another old-school Final Fantasy will soon find its way to the PlayStation Network if a new ESRB listing is any indication. Get ready for FFV!--5/29/2011 9:32:21 PM--
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May 29th, 2011

Last Updated 2458 days, 21 hours, 25 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: May 29
I have difficulty getting excited for the next PlayStation, I question Square Enix's supposed reaction to fans, and something big is near...--5/29/2011 8:41:16 AM--
2458 days, 21 hours, 25 minutes old - 43 comments

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May 28th, 2011

Last Updated 2459 days, 20 hours ago

New Final Fantasy XIII-2 Details: Story, Structure, Combat
Apparently, a full preview has been posted and we've got new info about how the game will play, and the type of structure and story we can expect.--5/28/2011 10:06:38 AM--
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Rumor: Full List Of MW3 Perks And Killstreak Bonuses
If you plan to Prestige like crazy, you'll need to know all the ins and outs of Modern Warfare 3 online. That means perks and killstreaks, baby!--5/28/2011 9:53:10 AM--
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May 27th, 2011

Last Updated 2460 days, 12 hours, 7 minutes ago

Why inFamous 2 Is So Damn Appealing
In some ways, inFamous and inFamous 2 are a lot like other games...and in other ways, Sucker Punch's adventures stand alone and are surprisingly unique.--5/27/2011 5:59:51 PM--
2460 days, 12 hours, 7 minutes old - 55 comments

Kojima "Planning Something Big" For 25th MGS Anniversary
Believe it or not, the 25th anniversary for Metal Gear Solid is next year, and Hideo Kojima says he's definitely planning something...but what?--5/27/2011 5:46:10 PM--
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House Of The Dead: Overkill Brings Zombie Mania To PS3
Yay! Loads of zombies will come directly into your living room thanks to stereoscopic 3D, and you'll get to aim and fire with the PlayStation Move!--5/27/2011 5:31:53 PM--
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Alice 2 Writer Describes Deep Stories, Dream Visions
We ask Alice executive producer and story creator R.J. Berg about Madness Returns, and he explains why the sequel holds deliciously dark appeal.--5/27/2011 9:33:20 AM--
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Capcom Expects Big Year From PS3
Of all the major platforms Capcom will support in the coming fiscal year, they expect the biggest return from Sony's machine. Probably not surprising.--5/27/2011 9:31:36 AM--
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BloodRayne: Betrayal Gameplay: Are You Thirsty For More?
They've turned BloodRayne into a side-scrolling hack 'n slash for the PSN and Live. It isn't a full-budget production but this style kinda works.--5/27/2011 9:15:39 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning
This new epic RPG has quite the team of talent behind it, and we're hoping for an in-depth experience that satisfies the most hardcore role-player.--5/26/2011 9:15:59 PM--
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Sony Confirms R&D Costs For Future PlayStation Platform
Ready for a new generation of consoles? Well, ready or not, Sony is definitely looking into new hardware, so maybe PlayStation 4 news is coming...--5/26/2011 9:14:39 PM--
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Russell Quits Uncharted Movie Due To "Creative Differences"
The Uncharted film has lost its director. David O. Russell and Sony have gone their separate ways due to "creative differences." ......'snicker'--5/26/2011 9:12:40 PM--
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Rumor: Sony Cut NGP Specs To Keep Price Competitive
According to a European tech site, Sony has been forced to scale back the specs of the Next Generation Portable in order to give it a cheaper price tag.--5/26/2011 9:13:48 PM--
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May 26th, 2011

Last Updated 2461 days, 14 hours, 24 minutes ago

Video Game Study: Desensitization Leads To Aggression
While researchers have often believed desensitization leads to violence, they haven't had any direct evidence...until now. And games are violent.--5/26/2011 3:42:11 PM--
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Ubisoft Delivers More Info For Revelations
Ezio is back - and so is Altair - and we learn that he needs five ancient artifacts...for some reason or another. Plus, a new love interest...?--5/26/2011 12:26:04 PM--
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Sony Posts Big Loss, But PlayStation Division Excels
Sony suffers a loss of over $3 billion, but Sony Computer Entertainment enjoyed a huge turnaround. That division went from big losses to a profit.--5/26/2011 10:06:36 AM--
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Infinity Ward: There Is No Lead Platform For Modern Warfare 3
As you might expect, these developers don't single out one platform as the "lead" for Call of Duty. So MW3 should be equally great on the PS3 and 360.--5/26/2011 10:30:45 AM--
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PSP Entertainment Pack For "Dads And Grads" Revealed
This new Limited Edition bundle features a couple great sports-related exclusive titles, and you can grab it all for the comparatively low price of $160.--5/26/2011 10:18:13 AM--
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PS3 Cheats, Codes, Unlockables, Passwords Updated
Get the edge with passwords, how-to-unlocks and codes for Mortal Kombat, SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs, L.A. Noire, Tomb Raider Trilogy, Portal 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops and more!--5/26/2011 12:11:49 AM--
2462 days, 5 hours, 55 minutes old

PS3 Screenshots Updated
Top-tier games, awesome new screenshots: Batman: Arkham City, Duke Nukem Forever, Alice: Madness Returns, Ridge Racer Unbounded, Catherine, Resistance 3, Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One and more!--5/26/2011 12:08:22 AM--
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Kojima: What I've Been Preparing For Became "Meaningless"
Uh-oh. Why does Hideo Kojima sound so dejected? The translation implies that one of his new projects has been scrapped, but what game was it...?--5/25/2011 9:23:52 PM--
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Ninja Gaiden III Details: Multiplayer, Story, Move Support
The new Ninja Gaiden was featured in PlayStation: The Official Magazine, and the details hint at a AAA action title. We expect nothing less from Ryu!--5/25/2011 9:22:00 PM--
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Former Capcom Boss Inafune Prepping A PS3 RPG
Keiji Inafune left Capcom after 23 years and now, it seems he's working on a role-playing game for the PS3. ...anybody want to guess what it's like?--5/25/2011 9:20:04 PM--
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Analyst: GTAV Won't Be Ready Until After April 2012
Everybody wants the new Grand Theft Auto to get here ASAP, but one analyst says we shouldn't expect to see it any time soon. Not until after next April...--5/25/2011 9:17:52 PM--
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May 25th, 2011

Last Updated 2462 days, 15 hours, 17 minutes ago

Birds Of Steel Takes Flight Early 2012
A new WWII flight simulator is in the works at Gaijin Entertainment, and it'll feature plenty of meticulously designed missions and over 100 planes!--5/25/2011 2:49:47 PM--
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Rumor: Sony To Reveal Horde Of Exclusives At E3
According to an unnamed source, Sony plans to launch a barrage of PS3 and NGP exclusives at the E3 press conference audience. Many, many games...--5/25/2011 12:38:27 PM--
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Sony Reveals Call Of Duty: Black Ops PS3 Bundle
They apparently want to celebrate the return of the PSN with the most popular multiplayer game and the best-selling PlayStation 3 title to date.--5/25/2011 10:56:10 AM--
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SCEA E3 2011 Press Conference: A Whopping 5 Hours
No, we have no idea why. But on the invitations to Sony's E3 2011 press event, the time is clearly listed as 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. ...that's REALLY long.--5/25/2011 10:54:57 AM--
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Starhawk: Two Flight Modes, Space Battles Confirmed
Several of the most important fan questions have been answered by Lightbox boss Dylan Jobe, and these replies are encouraging. Space combat...cool!--5/25/2011 10:42:29 AM--
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So, Modern Warfare 3 Doesn't Have A Regular Campaign?
Why is nobody talking about this? That part about the single-player campaign feeling like multiplayer? Sounds like solo players are out in the cold.--5/24/2011 9:39:16 PM--
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PS3 Review: Virtua Tennis 4
Top Spin 4 was a great tennis game. Can Sega deliver a worthy competitor with the new Virtua Tennis installment? Well, no...this doesn't feel "new."--5/24/2011 9:25:31 PM--
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Hell Has Frozen Over: Duke Nukem Forever Is Golden
Well, it only took 13 years. The game that basically defined the term "vaporware" really is coming: Duke Nukem Forever has gone gold...it's unstoppable!--5/24/2011 9:24:24 PM--
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Greatest Hits Package To Include First Two Resistance Titles
Talk about fantastic preparation for Resistance 3! Both Resistance: Fall of Man and Resistance 2 will be included in one appealing Greatest Hits bundle.--5/24/2011 9:23:16 PM--
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Take-Two Earns Big, Agent And Max Payne 3 Still Coming
This is one company that enjoys the fruits of its labor; Take-Two has reported big annual profits, and they have good news for future projects, too.--5/24/2011 9:22:09 PM--
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May 24th, 2011

Last Updated 2463 days, 13 hours, 19 minutes ago

PlayStation Store Won't Return Today Or Tomorrow
The Store was reportedly supposed to be back online today, but that isn't the case. They're doing more maintenance; the deadline remains May 31.--5/24/2011 4:47:27 PM--
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After 12 Years, Atlus Will Finally Deliver Innocent Sin To US
Better late than never! Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin is finally coming to North America; this remastered version will be on the PSP.--5/24/2011 9:52:38 AM--
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Analyst: Take-Two Now Very Attractive To Possible Buyers
Red Dead Redemption, L.A. Noire, Bioshock Infinite, and oh yeah, Grand Theft Auto V. Take-Two has never been more ripe for the picking...--5/24/2011 9:38:50 AM--
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Team Bondi: The Ladies Seem To Like L.A. Noire, Too
The developers believe their game appeals to a wide audience, and that includes females. They might really like the cerebral element involved.--5/24/2011 9:30:03 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Alice: Madness Returns
Wonderland has never been this dark and twisted, and Alice has a few issues. We take a look at this dark yet vivid adventure through a total nightmare.--5/23/2011 9:24:53 PM--
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MW3 Trailer All Gameplay, 60FPS, Multiplayer Details?
That video is going to be analyzed and dissected for a while, but Infinity Ward has a few clarifications: yes, that's gameplay, and yes, it's 60FPS.--5/23/2011 9:23:54 PM--
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Modern Warfare 3 Debuts With A Bang
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has been unveiled: the full debut trailer is racing across the Internet and it's loaded with a ton of high-impact moments!--5/23/2011 9:22:31 PM--
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Uncharted NGP: A New Story, More Details On June 2
The Uncharted title scheduled for the Next Generation Portable has a ton of promise, and it seems it'll be an all-new story. More details to come next week!--5/23/2011 9:20:42 PM--
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L.A. Noire: Detective Commentary
Our video commentary for L.A. Noire is now live: we examine that which makes this game so impressive and even addictive- atmosphere above all.--5/22/2011 9:56:27 AM--
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May 23rd, 2011

Last Updated 2464 days, 17 hours, 38 minutes ago

L.A. Noire Becomes Fastest Selling New IP In The UK
This detective thriller is proving to be immensely popular: it debuted at #1 on the UK weekly sales charts, and is also the fastest-selling new IP!--5/23/2011 12:28:04 PM--
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Sony Estimates Financial Impact Of Network Outage
How much will the PSN ordeal cost Sony? Looking down the road at associated costs in 2011, Sony says "the impact" comes in at around $171 million.--5/23/2011 10:29:03 AM--
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Catherine Is Waiting For Your Text
The official website for the game is open and in addition to a ton of content, visitors can also text Catherine...but they have to satisfy her...--5/23/2011 10:14:21 AM--
2464 days, 19 hours, 52 minutes old - 16 comments

NBA Announces Multiyear Agreements With Take-Two, EA
You'll be seeing basketball games from both 2K Games and EA Sports over the next few years; this new deal lets both publishers keep their NBA rights.--5/23/2011 9:58:30 AM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Gamers Psyched For L.A. Noire
It seems that a great many people were excited for the release of L.A. Noire last week but now we want to know: did it live up to your expectations?--5/22/2011 9:31:04 PM--
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Infinity Ward: "We've Moved Beyond The MW2 Engine"
It's true that Call of Duty is still using an old engine, but they've squeezed a lot of mileage out of it. And the new upgrades are a-comin'...--5/22/2011 9:29:28 PM--
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Final Fantasy Type-0: Square Enix's 20-Minute Demo
It's the best look yet at the new handheld Final Fantasy from Square Enix...even if it's a little grainy. This should be great for all portable fans.--5/22/2011 9:27:46 PM--
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Sony To Deliver "PSP Remaster" Titles To The PlayStation 3
It's a new PlayStation program and it'll turn portable games into great high-definition experiences for the PS3. What games do YOU want to see remastered?--5/22/2011 9:26:16 PM--
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May 22nd, 2011

Last Updated 2466 days, 8 hours, 35 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: May 22
The debate rages between new IPs and sequels, I don't think gamers require much more of a challenge, and I'm all about L.A. Noire for the time being.--5/21/2011 9:31:48 PM--
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May 21st, 2011

Last Updated 2466 days, 19 hours, 37 minutes ago

Obsidian CEO: "I Would Make Alpha Protocol 2"
Despite the lukewarm critical reception for the first game, Obsidian says that while they're not working on a sequel, they wouldn't mind trying.--5/21/2011 10:29:32 AM--
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The Darkness II Gameplay: Fighting The Brotherhood
The first couple of videos for The Darkness II has arrived, and this includes a lot of gameplay with developer commentary. Things are looking sick...--5/21/2011 10:15:11 AM--
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Is L.A. Noire A Glimpse Of The Future?
While it's hardly perfect, the ambitious MotionScan technology in L.A. Noire might be the start of a revolution in virtual dramatic communication.--5/20/2011 9:30:36 PM--
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Step Behind The Curtain On Naughty Dog's New Set
If you think you've seen everything Naughty Dog can do, you're out of your mind. You've just GOT to see what they're doing on their snazzy new stage...--5/20/2011 9:28:56 PM--
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Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Lands Fall Release Date
Yet another promising title is set for October; it's Insomniac's latest Ratchet & Clank offering. This one is all about cooperative fun so get ready!--5/20/2011 9:27:58 PM--
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May 20th, 2011

Last Updated 2467 days, 19 hours, 7 minutes ago

Sony: PS3 Has No Overheating Issues With L.A. Noire
You've heard rumors about L.A. Noire crashing, but Sony clarifies: this isn't a PS3 problem, and in fact, it may not be much of a "problem" at all.--5/20/2011 10:59:02 AM--
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GameStop: DLC "Just As Important As Boxed Products"
After the insane success of the Escalation pack for Black Ops and a big-time spike in digital sales for the quarter, GameStop is starting to focus on DLC.--5/20/2011 10:46:56 AM--
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BioWare Hiring Environment Artists For Dragon Age III
It's no real surprise because everyone assumed Dragon Age would be a trilogy. But we are hoping BioWare remembers who their fans are this time...--5/20/2011 10:35:54 AM--
2467 days, 19 hours, 31 minutes old - 21 comments

PS3 Review: L.A. Noire
This highly anticipated title includes the familiar and the new; the familiar has a few issues but the new is absolutely mind-boggling; a real triumph.--5/19/2011 9:31:40 PM--
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Modern Warfare 3 World Premiere: May 23 On ESPN
Okay, mark your calendars: the new Call of Duty will premier during Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals on ESPN in a few days time.--5/19/2011 9:30:16 PM--
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Extra inFamous 2 Pre-Order Bonuses
Sucker Punch is tossing in a few extra pre-order incentives. If you put your money down, you can nab four more items, including three new weapons!--5/19/2011 9:28:46 PM--
2468 days, 8 hours, 38 minutes old - 39 comments

There Will Be No More Heroes On August 16
This is one PlayStation Move game that might really be appealing to a great many: No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise has a North American release date.--5/19/2011 9:27:30 PM--
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May 19th, 2011

Last Updated 2468 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes ago

Report: PlayStation Store Springs To Life Next Week
You can play online but you can't access the Store just yet. Thankfully, it seems you won't have much longer to wait: May 24 is the reported return date.--5/19/2011 12:11:53 PM--
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Platinum Games: Happily Dedicated To The New IP
Sequels, sequels, sequels. They rule the headlines and the sales charts. But one studio doesn't like 'em; in fact, they always want to make NEW titles.--5/19/2011 10:29:52 AM--
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Resistance 3 Seeks To Take Franchise To New Levels
With new details for both the campaign and multiplayer, we're starting to think that Resistance 3 will redefine the franchise as we know it...--5/19/2011 10:15:48 AM--
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L.A. Noire Landmark And Film Reel Locations Guide
If you think you can find all 30 landmarks and all 50 film reels in the sprawling city of Los Angeles without any help...well, you're just too ambitious.--5/19/2011 10:01:50 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
An awesome assortment: two vids each for Catherine and L.A. Noire, and new trailers for Dead Island, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Starhawk, Red Faction: Armageddon, Shadows of the Damned and more!--5/18/2011 9:22:05 PM--
2469 days, 8 hours, 44 minutes old

Twisted Metal: Jaffe Dishes On All Things Multiplayer
If there's one game that will benefit from intense multiplayer, it'll be Twisted Metal. And David Jaffe has a lot to say; the fans are gonna love it!--5/18/2011 9:19:57 PM--
2469 days, 8 hours, 47 minutes old - 17 comments

Skyrim's World: Mountainous And Huge
Believe it or not, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is almost "too big." We'll be looking at "120 caves and over 100 common points of interest outside."--5/18/2011 9:18:25 PM--
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L.A. Noire Launch Prompts Rise In Rockstar Stock
The arrival of this long-anticipated Team Bondi effort has caused Rockstar's stock to jump; the share price is now the highest it has been in almost a year.--5/18/2011 9:17:25 PM--
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May 18th, 2011

Last Updated 2469 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes ago

New PSN Account Exploit Reported
Unfortunately, it appears we're not 100% safe just yet, as a simple exploit allows hackers (if they have your info) to change your Network password.--5/18/2011 12:11:19 PM--
2469 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes old - 85 comments

Will L.A. Noire Be As Popular As Red Dead Redemption?
In May 2010, a non-GTA title from Rockstar started to tear up the sales charts. It hit big sales numbers; can this year's L.A. Noire follow suit?--5/18/2011 11:02:27 AM--
2469 days, 19 hours, 4 minutes old - 70 comments

Batman: Arkham City Crammed With 40 Hours Of Content
Yeah, we know. Some gamers are irritated because action/adventure games are almost never longer than 10 hours. ...so they'll LOVE Arkham City.--5/18/2011 10:46:49 AM--
2469 days, 19 hours, 20 minutes old - 34 comments

Starbreeze On Why They Aren't Doing The Darkness II
Some fans of the original have been asking: how come Starbreeze isn't making the sequel? Well, as it turns out, that decision was beyond their control.--5/18/2011 10:35:00 AM--
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PS3 Review: Brink
It was one of the more promising titles of 2011 and while the concepts are sound, the implementation and various shortcomings cause it to fall short.--5/17/2011 9:27:58 PM--
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Ridge Racer Dev: Gamers Want More Difficult Experiences
Bugbear made the incredibly hard Flatout games and they're making the new Ridge Racer. They also aren't big fans of the current easier is better trend.--5/17/2011 9:26:17 PM--
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L.A. Noire Selling Out Quickly
We're not sure if anyone noticed, but it might be exceedingly difficult to find an available copy of L.A. Noire if you didn't pre-order ahead of time...--5/17/2011 9:25:09 PM--
2470 days, 8 hours, 41 minutes old - 47 comments

Stringer: Hirai Brought PSN Back "Faster Than Anyone Could"
Some people think it took Sony too long to restore the PlayStation Network, but one Sony executive says Kaz Hirai "demonstrated coolness and leadership."--5/17/2011 9:23:18 PM--
2470 days, 8 hours, 43 minutes old - 51 comments

BioWare: Do The Side Quests In Mass Effect 3, Or Else
These developers understand the hardcore role-playing crowd. If you don't explore and get the most out of Mass Effect 3, the ending will...suck.--5/17/2011 9:21:49 PM--
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May 17th, 2011

Last Updated 2470 days, 14 hours, 39 minutes ago

Xperia Play Hits US On May 26 With Price Tag Of $200
The Sony Ercisson Xperia Play finally has a U.S. launch date: May 26. That's right; as of next week, you can nab the "PlayStation Phone" for $200.--5/17/2011 3:27:53 PM--
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Evolution Reminds MotorStorm Fans To Race Online
The game hit store shelves when the PSN was down, which means too many people might ignore one of the best aspects of the new MotorStorm: multiplayer.--5/17/2011 9:59:52 AM--
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Starhawk Focus Remains Fixated On Multiplayer Fun
While Warhawk's spiritual successor will feature a single-player campaign (and one worth playing over again, apparently), multiplayer remains the focus.--5/17/2011 9:46:58 AM--
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inFamous 2 Gets PAL Date, Special Editions And Bundles
We finally have all the pertinent details for inFamous 2 in PAL territories. There's the Special and Hero Editions, along with multiple bundles!--5/17/2011 9:31:18 AM--
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PS3 Review: MotorStorm: Apocalypse
It's fast, furious and totally intense and despite a few small drawbacks, the new MotorStorm remains an entertaining title. Just a little frustrating...--5/16/2011 9:19:24 PM--
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Modern Warfare 3 Reveal Confirmed For May 20?
If we can go by GameStop's exclusive pre-order incentive, it seems Activision will reveal the new Call of Duty in just a few days time. Are you excited?--5/16/2011 9:16:43 PM--
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PSN "Welcome Back" Program: Free Games, Movies, Music
The "welcome back" program for Network customers has been detailed, and it includes all sorts of goodies, including free games and other content.--5/16/2011 9:15:18 PM--
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Gotham City Imposters: Impersonating Heroes Is Bad
A new downloadable game focuses on the Dark Knight, and it's all about those losers who pretend they're superheroes and do bad deeds. Yes, really.--5/16/2011 9:13:57 PM--
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May 16th, 2011

Last Updated 2471 days, 14 hours, 41 minutes ago

Atlus Puts Your Opinion Of Marriage Into A Catherine Trailer
The fans have responded to a very sensitive question and Atlus has assembled the best responses and put 'em in a new Catherine trailer. ...interesting.--5/16/2011 3:25:47 PM--
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Sony Issues PSN Q&A Restoration FAQ
If you have any questions concerning the phased PSN restoration, head over to the PlayStation Blog and get an answer. Sony is doing everything ASAP.--5/16/2011 12:10:35 PM--
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Ridge Racer Unbounded Sneak Peek: Driving And Destruction
A new sneak peek trailer takes us behind the scenes with Namco and developer Bugbear; these guys are definitely excited about Ridge Racer's return.--5/16/2011 10:30:45 AM--
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Battlefield 3 Vehicle List Is Impressive
There will be a whole lot of military vehicles in Battlefield 3; the list is really quite lengthy. We've got everything from Humvees to tanks to jets!--5/16/2011 10:18:03 AM--
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Mass Effect 3: Shepard Can Have Male Love Interests
You could do it in Dragon Age II, so of course you'll be able to do it in Mass Effect 3. Gay relationships between Shepard and other men are possible.--5/16/2011 9:59:29 AM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Sony Fans Log Plenty Of PSN Hours
Readers spend plenty of hours on the PSN and they're still willing to stick with Sony. Impressive. This week, how amped up are you for L.A. Noire?--5/15/2011 9:51:38 PM--
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Modern Warfare 3 Launch Date Leaked: November 8
Activision has yet to officially announce it and yet, we already have a release date...? Well, okay. Nobody will be surprised when it drops November 8.--5/15/2011 9:50:30 PM--
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Shock Jock Howard Stern Goes Off On Gamers And Gaming
Howard Stern went off on the gaming community, but it's not like he didn't have ample ammunition. He'll get some backlash, but hey...what does he care?--5/15/2011 9:49:17 PM--
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Report: PSN Hackers Used Amazon's Cloud Service
If you're wondering how the hackers got into Sony's Network, it turns out they used Amazon's cloud service. But don't worry; Amazon wasn't affected.--5/15/2011 9:48:12 PM--
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May 15th, 2011

Last Updated 2473 days, 7 hours, 11 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: May 15
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception and Starhawk might get me playing online, I advise gamers to avoid ports, and with the PSN back, several reviews are coming.--5/14/2011 10:55:41 PM--
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Sony Announces Phased Restoration Of PlayStation Network
The PSN is back. Sony has announced the phased restoration by region of the Network and Qriocity services; Kaz Hirai talks to the consumers.--5/14/2011 9:22:50 PM--
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PS3 Firmware Update 3.61: Change Your PSN Password
In order for you to be involved with the Network again, you need to have the latest firmware update. Once you have it, just change your password.--5/14/2011 9:32:33 PM--
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Sony Online Entertainment Bringing Your Games Back
SOE has announced the phased restoration of its services today, and that includes "nearly all of SOE's portfolio of online games." Who's ready to play?--5/14/2011 9:41:45 PM--
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May 14th, 2011

Last Updated 2473 days, 19 hours, 54 minutes ago

Naughty Dog Showing Uncharted 3 In The Louvre Museum
What is guaranteed to be one of the most beautiful video games ever made will be shown in a place that only admits beauty. We wish we were there...--5/14/2011 10:12:22 AM--
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Modern Warfare 3 Teaser: "Am3rica," Lots Of Green
It's coming and nobody can stop it. A teaser for the new Call of Duty is spreading like wildfire, even if it doesn't show us any game footage.--5/14/2011 10:02:09 AM--
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An Open Letter To Sony
Sony will never be able to sift through all the feedback and critique; we've decided to assemble it and create one cohesive fan/consumer response.--5/13/2011 9:43:03 PM--
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Team Bondi On L.A. Noire: "We Led On PlayStation 3"
If you needed to know, the Xbox 360 version is a port, and the developers used Sony's console as the lead development platform. ...any other questions?--5/13/2011 9:41:29 PM--
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Ubisoft: I Am Alive, Beyond Good & Evil 2 Still In Progress
The publisher said they'd be canceling a few projects, and we were concerned that two of the most promising were on the chopping block. Thankfully, no.--5/13/2011 9:40:34 PM--
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May 13th, 2011

Last Updated 2474 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes ago

Square Enix Confirms Eidos, Deus Ex Websites Hacked
Now it's a hacking epidemic. Square Enix has confirmed that personal data from their Eidos and Deus Ex websites has been compromised.--5/13/2011 12:11:57 PM--
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Gearbox: Developers Are Happy With Current Consoles
Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford says that now designers are past that awkward phase of dealing with new hardware, it's all about "game making."--5/13/2011 12:01:57 PM--
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Starhawk Announced: Gameplay, Developer Commentary
The game has finally been announced and Lightbox is more than willing to talk about the new features. If you're a Warhawk fan, pay close attention.--5/13/2011 10:40:23 AM--
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GameStop PlayStation Move Deal Worthy Of Attention
If you don't yet have Move, now's the time to strike. This deal goes through May 19 so act fast; you can definitely save a significant chunk of change.--5/13/2011 10:49:39 AM--
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PS3 Review: LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean
The latest LEGO adventure is here and Jack Sparrow is quite the character. It's all sorts of charming and amusing, but it has a few gameplay issues.--5/12/2011 9:30:05 PM--
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Modern Warfare 3 To Be On A "Much Larger, Epic Scale"
It's bound to be yet another billion-dollar title for Activision, but this time, gamers may experience the single biggest story campaign ever.--5/12/2011 9:28:53 PM--
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Starhawk Leaked, Likely To Debut On GTTV Today
So yeah, the cat is basically out of the bag. In a developer diary, we catch the name "Starhawk" on a TV, and most assume it'll be revealed on GTTV...--5/12/2011 9:27:42 PM--
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April NPD: Sales Rise, Gamers Love Mortal Kombat
It's nice to see some good industry news for once. The April NPD results are in, and gaming had a very good month; sales are up across the board!--5/12/2011 9:26:43 PM--
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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Won't Do Battle Until Q1 2012
It has been pushed back several times already and on top of which, Ubisoft doesn't want to do battle with the big guns this holiday season. Makes sense.--5/12/2011 9:25:47 PM--
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May 12th, 2011

Last Updated 2475 days, 14 hours, 43 minutes ago

Square Enix Warns Investors Of "Extraordinary Losses"
The Japanese publisher first expected a net income loss of 90% and now, they're warning investors that in actuality, the losses could be astronomical.--5/12/2011 3:23:11 PM--
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Epic Campaign Sets, New Physics For Uncharted 3 Multiplayer
Naughty Dog has offered new multiplayer details, and it seems they have very high aspirations: innovative in-game events and all new physics await!--5/12/2011 12:20:43 PM--
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Sony Santa Monica's Mystery Project: Is It Heartland?
For those of you who don't remember, Heartland was a canceled PSP project headed up by David Jaffe. It was a shooter, too...is it going to be resurrected?--5/12/2011 10:38:17 AM--
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Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection Makes Us Feel Old
If you remember the days of MK in the arcades with great fondness, you'll have to nab this "arcade-perfect port." Plus, there's a very special stick...--5/12/2011 10:21:55 AM--
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Hitman: Absolution Going Hollywood With Actors And Story
If you hadn't heard, the new Hitman has the benefit of Hollywood actors, a darker, more emotional story, and the same motion capture studio used in Avatar.--5/12/2011 10:05:47 AM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
All new trailers for the hottest titles: Duke Nukem Forever (Shrinkage!), L.A. Noire, Soul Calibur V, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, Brink, Dark Souls, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Rage and more!--5/11/2011 9:23:01 PM--
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Blumenthal Praises Sony's Response To PSN Ordeal
Everyone made a big deal about how CT Senator Richard Blumenthal called out Sony for the PSN hack, but now he's impressed with Sony's response.--5/11/2011 9:20:39 PM--
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Pre-Order Dark Souls, Secure The Collector's Edition
If you're willing to drop a deposit on Dark Souls, you will receive the Collector's Edition for the same price as the standard edition. Oh, man...nice.--5/11/2011 9:18:23 PM--
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Ace Combat Assaults The Horizon On October 11
It's another highly anticipated game for October. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon will roar into the not-so-friendly skies; you should sign on for the ride.--5/11/2011 9:16:22 PM--
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Pre-Order Shadows Of The Damned, Nab The Soundtrack
The music is super important for Shadows of the Damned, which is probably why they're offering the digital soundtrack as a pre-order incentive.--5/11/2011 9:15:37 PM--
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May 11th, 2011

Last Updated 2476 days, 17 hours, 24 minutes ago

L.A. Noire Launch Trailer: The Wait Is Almost Over
Rockstar has released the official launch trailer for L.A. Noire today, which reminds us...one of our most anticipated games of 2011 is only days away!--5/11/2011 12:42:56 PM--
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Tales Of Graces F Confirmed For US
It'll be the first PS3 Tales title to reach North America and even if we have to wait until 2012, at least we know RPG fans will be plenty satisfied.--5/11/2011 12:33:36 PM--
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Tomb Raider: Inspirations, Puzzles, Innovative Camera
New Tomb Raider details have surfaced, and that includes the various inspirations behind the setting and puzzles, mission types, and this neat-o camera...--5/11/2011 10:53:00 AM--
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Dark Souls Tortures You In October
Prepare yourself for what might be the biggest challenge of the generation. The spiritual successor to Demon's Souls arrives in the US this October.--5/11/2011 10:37:44 AM--
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Namco Confirms Soul Calibur V, Set For 2012 Release
Yay! A fifth Soul Calibur is coming your way in 2012, and it'll boast new characters and a "generational shift." Can't wait for the bouncy action!--5/11/2011 10:28:01 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Asura's Wrath
Capcom and CyberConnect2 are teaming up to deliver one of the most chaotic action experiences of the generation. Asura is one ticked off demigod!--5/10/2011 9:28:53 PM--
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Alan Wake News Piquing Interest Of PlayStation 3 Owners
Remedy has revealed that more Alan Wake is heading our way, but we have little information, and there's something about the team's wording...--5/10/2011 9:26:58 PM--
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Can Gabe Newell Take The Credit For Valve's PS3 Work?
We were all shocked when the Valve boss took the Sony stage at last year's E3 but as it turns out, he wasn't the driving force behind Valve's PS3 work.--5/10/2011 9:25:54 PM--
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Rumor: Duke Nukem Forever Demo Landing Next Week
An e-mail sent from Gearbox to First Access members asks them to have their info up-to-date by May 15...does that mean the sample drops next week?--5/10/2011 9:24:45 PM--
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May 10th, 2011

Last Updated 2477 days, 14 hours, 25 minutes ago

Hitman: Absolution Announced, Agent 47 Returns
If you're a fan of the Hitman series, you'll be happy to know that Io Interactive is currently cranking away on a fresh installment. Agent 47 is back!--5/10/2011 3:41:56 PM--
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Until Hardware Is Equal, Exclusives Remain Important
Many say they want everything to be multiplatform, so multiple console ownership isn't necessary. But that's a bad idea; the machines are too different.--5/10/2011 10:06:38 AM--
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Sony: There Is No May 31 Deadline For PSN Restart
That date that caused so much ruckus a few days ago? Yeah, it's not really true, and Sony says there's no such internal deadline. ...we should've guessed.--5/10/2011 9:47:17 AM--
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THQ: Homefront Has Potential To Compete With CoD
Homefront could never possibly compete with Call of Duty, right? Well, THQ thinks it can; remember, this is only the start of a new franchise, so...--5/10/2011 9:34:03 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Dragon's Dogma
Capcom is shooting for the stars with this new IP, and we're hoping for a great result. But can this combination of RPG and action elements really work?--5/9/2011 9:26:00 PM--
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Splinter Cell 6 May Return Series To Its Stealth Roots
While it's only a small hint, we'd like to think that the return of Sam's night vision goggles tells us something...will the hardcore fans be happy?--5/9/2011 9:23:47 PM--
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New Multiplayer Info For Revelations
Although the franchise will remain focused on the single-player adventure, Ubisoft still plans to improve and upgrade the refreshing multiplayer feature.--5/9/2011 9:22:43 PM--
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Black Ops: The Highest Earning Game Of The Generation
It's another landmark achievement for the latest Call of Duty: Activision says Black Ops is now the highest-earning game of the current generation.--5/9/2011 9:21:27 PM--
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May 9th, 2011

Last Updated 2478 days, 17 hours, 50 minutes ago

Pachter: Portal 2 Console Sales Pass 1 Million In U.S.
We don't have the official numbers just yet, but analyst Michael Pachter predicts 4 million total sales worldwide, and 1 million console sales in the U.S.--5/9/2011 12:16:39 PM--
2478 days, 17 hours, 50 minutes old - 30 comments

God Of War 4 Multiplayer Rumor Return
It's more evidence to support the idea that GoW4 will feature a new multiplayer option. Honestly, how did Kratos and Co. go this long without one?--5/9/2011 10:50:34 AM--
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Sony: Full Restart Of PSN Date Is "Unchanged"
Take note: the newly discovered May 31 date is for FULL restoration of the PlayStation Network, and apparently, this date has remained "unchanged."--5/9/2011 10:39:03 AM--
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Naughty Dog, Nolan North Hope For Solid Uncharted Film
The Uncharted movie is currently in the works, and Naughty Dog and Nolan North are anxiously awaiting the result. They do seem to have some faith, though.--5/9/2011 10:21:11 AM--
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Forget It, Square Enix...I Don't Want A FFVII Remake
For the longest time, I was like many die-hard fans and I definitely wanted a remake. But you know what? Square Enix would just screw it up.--5/8/2011 9:49:42 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: PSN Users Retain Faith In Network
Despite the ongoing PSN problems, the vast majority of Network users say they're prepared to forgive and forget. But how much time do they spend online?--5/8/2011 9:47:44 PM--
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Valve Talks Next Step: Expansion To "Single-Player Plus"
Valve boss Gabe Newell talks about the future of single-player; it's not about doing away with it, but about adapting to the changing times.--5/8/2011 9:46:08 PM--
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Ubisoft Delayed Driver: San Francisco To Attain 60 FPS
Racing aficionados know that frame rate is crucial, which is why Ubisoft Reflections wanted to wait on the new Driver until they achieved 60 FPS.--5/8/2011 9:44:12 PM--
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May 8th, 2011

Last Updated 2480 days, 8 hours, 49 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: May 8
I can't help thinking Ubisoft is rushing Assassin's Creed: Revelations out the door, Activision isn't scared of EA, and the PSN is hindering reviews.--5/7/2011 9:17:51 PM--
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May 7th, 2011

Last Updated 2480 days, 14 hours, 7 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Thor: God Of Thunder
The movie is out in theaters and of course, there had to be a game to go along with it. And if you're looking for generic, ho-hum action, it's right here.--5/7/2011 3:59:04 PM--
2480 days, 14 hours, 7 minutes old - 43 comments

Call Of Duty Online Revealed Alongside Modern Warfare 3?
It's becoming clearer that Modern Warfare 3 will be announced this month, but that may not be the only Activision announcement...what's this CoD Online?--5/7/2011 10:11:39 AM--
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"Multiplayer-Focused" Mercenaries In The Works At EA?
The new rumor is that Mercs will return, but in a new "multiplayer-oriented" format and powered by the Frostbite 2.0 engine. Could be a blast.--5/7/2011 10:01:14 AM--
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PSN Drama: Okay, I'm Officially Bored
I've always thought my tolerance threshold for overblown game-related stories was higher...but I have my limits. This PSN insanity is just plain tedious.--5/6/2011 9:37:31 PM--
2481 days, 8 hours, 29 minutes old - 181 comments

Assassin's Creed: Revelations Details: Play As Altair
Among the many details that have hit the Internet, we learn we'll play as Altair during certain sections, and the gameplay has been expanded...--5/6/2011 9:35:47 PM--
2481 days, 8 hours, 31 minutes old - 21 comments

PSN Update: Additional Testing And Checks Still Required
Sony has offered a new update: although they continue to work hard, they're not quite done testing and insuring the security of their rebuilt network.--5/6/2011 9:34:51 PM--
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May 6th, 2011

Last Updated 2481 days, 17 hours, 53 minutes ago

Konami Seeks To "Close The Gap" Between PES And FIFA
There was a time when Pro Evolution Soccer was the critic and fan favorite, but EA's FIFA series has sprinted past...now Konami has to "rebuild" PES.--5/6/2011 12:13:52 PM--
2481 days, 17 hours, 53 minutes old - 23 comments

Battlefield 3, Mass Effect 3 Possible For Sony's NGP?
EA has listed "handheld/mobile" versions of both games and while they could just be for iPhone or Android, they might be referring the NGP...--5/6/2011 10:29:23 AM--
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Brink Stats Include Wacky Numbers Like "100 Quadrillion"
Yeah, you read that right (it's a real number, isn't it?). These statistics for Brink really make us think...mostly about the 45 different ways to die.--5/6/2011 10:15:01 AM--
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New "Cartoony" Burnout To Be A Downloadable Title?
The ESRB has rated Burnout Crash but the description seems odd...we're guessing this one will be a quaint little digital download; what do you think?--5/6/2011 10:03:59 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
The last few games were great fun and High Moon Studios is a quality developer. Hence, we're expecting a top-tier title for Transformers fans.--5/5/2011 9:33:37 PM--
2482 days, 8 hours, 33 minutes old - 15 comments

PSN In "Final Testing Stages," Free ID Theft Protection Incoming
Sony says they're in the "final testing phase" for their rebuilt Network, and they'll be offering free membership in an identity protection service.--5/5/2011 9:31:32 PM--
2482 days, 8 hours, 35 minutes old - 143 comments

Developers Offer Details For Need For Speed: The Run
Black Box answers a few questions concerning their new NFS installment, and that includes an explanation as to why they've chosen Frostbite 2.0.--5/5/2011 9:30:18 PM--
2482 days, 8 hours, 36 minutes old - 15 comments

L.A. Noire Inspiration: The Real 1947 LA Crime Map
Team Bondi has gone to great lengths to capture the atmosphere of 1947 Los Angeles and to get a better idea of that time period, here's a real crime map.--5/5/2011 9:28:34 PM--
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May 5th, 2011

Last Updated 2482 days, 17 hours, 45 minutes ago

Assassin's Creed: Revelations Unveiled, Ezio's Final Quest
The new Assassin's Creed has been officially announced and contrary to widespread assumptions, Ezio will return to "follow in the footsteps" of Altair.--5/5/2011 12:21:58 PM--
2482 days, 17 hours, 45 minutes old - 52 comments

Fans Discover Unused Scene From Final Fantasy VII
Believe it or not, 14 years isn't long enough to know everything about a game. Fans have discovered a lengthy unused scene from FFVII...it's funny.--5/5/2011 10:48:04 AM--
2482 days, 19 hours, 18 minutes old - 48 comments

Sucker Punch Leery About Taking Cole To The Big Screen
While a script had been written two years ago, Sucker Punch says they're not sure about an inFamous movie. They don't want their game "disrespected."--5/5/2011 10:35:50 AM--
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Split/Second 2 Canceled, Black Rock Studios In Trouble
Split/Second was great and Black Rock Studios has a ton of talent, but they may lose 2/3 of their workforce, and Split/Second 2 isn't gonna happen.--5/5/2011 10:23:44 AM--
2482 days, 19 hours, 43 minutes old - 14 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
All new vids for Driver: San Francisco, Shadows of the Damned, Brink, Rock of Ages, The Darkness II, Ridge Racer Unbounded, DiRT 3 and more!--5/4/2011 9:22:48 PM--
2483 days, 8 hours, 44 minutes old

EA: Battlefield 3 Designed To "Take Down" Call Of Duty
It seems like everyone is impressed with Battlefield 3, and EA gains more confidence with every passing day. They've got the "superior game."--5/4/2011 9:19:56 PM--
2483 days, 8 hours, 47 minutes old - 105 comments

L.A. Noire Receives Short Story Series
This game will be highly dependent on solid writing and interesting stories, so it makes perfect sense to have an accompanying short story series.--5/4/2011 9:18:42 PM--
2483 days, 8 hours, 48 minutes old - 17 comments

Pachter: Black Ops Hits 20 Million, High Escalation Sales
Analyst Michael Pachter says Call of Duty: Black Ops has hit another lofty sales plateau, and he also predicts high sales of the new expansion pack.--5/4/2011 9:17:21 PM--
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May 4th, 2011

Last Updated 2483 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes ago

Mass Effect 3 Pushed Into 2012
Oh, damnit. What would've been one of the best games of 2011 will now have to be one of the best games of 2012. Mass Effect 3 has been delayed.--5/4/2011 3:32:45 PM--
2483 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes old - 42 comments

The Darkness Rises Again In October
It has been a while since we toyed around with Jackie Estacado's Demon Arms, but they'll be back with a vengeance in The Darkness II. Quad-Wielding!--5/4/2011 12:08:41 PM--
2483 days, 17 hours, 58 minutes old - 21 comments

Game Journalists Attacking Sony Is Embarrassing
Sony has garnered a ton of hate over the past few weeks, and some of that hate is justifiable. But thanks to alarmist positions, headlines are misleading.--5/4/2011 10:49:26 AM--
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Captain Jack Sparrow And Crew Get LEGO-fied On May 10
These LEGO games are always a great option for families and the young'uns, and you had to assume the blockbuster Pirates movies would soon go blocky.--5/4/2011 10:17:17 AM--
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Latest Assassin's Creed Teaser Drops Date, Setting Hint
Thus far, we're under the impression that Assassin's Creed III will boast the return of original protagonist Altair, and more info supports that...--5/4/2011 10:05:23 AM--
2483 days, 2 1 minute old - 34 comments

PS3 Preview: Sonic Generations
Sonic is back. ...usually, that statement has been met with a ton of skepticism but this time, the fans might just get what they're looking for...--5/3/2011 9:22:07 PM--
2484 days, 8 hours, 44 minutes old - 18 comments

Shadows Of The Damned Crazy, But Not Over-The-Top
One of the well-known designers working on Shadows of the Damned says the game just got weirder over time, but they didn't go "too crazy."--5/3/2011 9:20:15 PM--
2484 days, 8 hours, 46 minutes old - 19 comments

inFamous 2 Demo "Definitely Planned"
It's one of the most anticipated titles of the year, which is why we desperately want a sample. And thankfully, Sucker Punch says we'll get one.--5/3/2011 9:18:44 PM--
2484 days, 8 hours, 48 minutes old - 37 comments

Good News On SOE Front, Sony To Answer Congress
Firstly, only 900 of the 12,700 credit card numbers stolen from SOE were active and secondly, Sony will answer important questions posed by Congress.--5/3/2011 9:17:43 PM--
2484 days, 8 hours, 49 minutes old - 97 comments

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May 3rd, 2011

Last Updated 2484 days, 14 hours, 35 minutes ago

Square Enix To Distribute Dead Island In North America
Square Enix must have some confidence in Techland's promising zombie action game, as they've signed on to distribute it in North America.--5/3/2011 3:31:32 PM--
2484 days, 14 hours, 35 minutes old - 26 comments

Analyst On PSN Issue: No Long-Term Ill Effect On Sony
The PSN breach marks a sad day in the history of gaming, but EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich sees no negative economic impact in the long-term.--5/3/2011 9:32:21 AM--
2484 days, 2 34 minutes old - 82 comments

Rumor: Modern Warfare 3 Official Announcement Soon?
It seems the official reveal is closer than you might think: according to the voice of Ghost, Activision is primed to reveal the new CoD this month...--5/3/2011 10:01:50 AM--
2484 days, 2 5 minutes old - 53 comments

Three DLC Packs For New Vegas
Bethesda has revealed three downloadable content packs for Fallout: New Vegas; the first will be here in a few weeks, the next two are set for June and July.--5/3/2011 9:44:50 AM--
2484 days, 2 22 minutes old - 21 comments

PS3 Preview: White Knight Chronicles 2
We've got dates for the release of WKC2 in the west, and we're excited. RPG fans and those who loved the original are in for a definite treat!--5/2/2011 9:21:12 PM--
2485 days, 8 hours, 45 minutes old - 93 comments

Analyst: Dropping PS3 Price Would Be A Nice Gesture
Although Sony plans an act of "goodwill" after the PSN is back up and running, one analyst believes a PS3 price drop would be a "nice olive branch."--5/2/2011 9:20:03 PM--
2485 days, 8 hours, 46 minutes old - 78 comments

Ubisoft Launches Movie, TV Division
If you've always wanted to see movies based on games like Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell, you'll be happy to hear that such projects are nigh...--5/2/2011 9:18:53 PM--
2485 days, 8 hours, 48 minutes old - 21 comments

Single-Player Resistance 3 Demo In Battle: Los Angeles
Insomniac will release a single-player sample of this highly anticipated sequel on June 14. ...but you'll have to buy a Blu-Ray movie to play it.--5/2/2011 9:17:44 PM--
2485 days, 8 hours, 49 minutes old - 31 comments

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May 2nd, 2011

Last Updated 2485 days, 10 hours, 50 minutes ago

SOE Confirms Security Breach, Non-US Card Data Stolen
Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed a similar security breach to the one that hit the PSN last week; 24.6 million total accounts were compromised.--5/2/2011 7:16:21 PM--
2485 days, 10 hours, 50 minutes old - 70 comments

Catherine Love Is Over Edition: Boxers And A Pillowcase?
Atlus just loves to make great packages for their fans. If you're into the sexy atmosphere of Catherine, you just gotta grin at this special edition.--5/2/2011 3:32:08 PM--
2485 days, 14 hours, 34 minutes old - 18 comments

Bin Laden's Effect On Video Games
Osama Bin Laden is no more but his impact on American life is undeniable. And that impact has been felt in all aspects of life, including entertainment.--5/2/2011 12:10:27 PM--
2485 days, 17 hours, 56 minutes old - 164 comments

SOE Finds An "Issue," Service Halted
Sony isn't out of the woods yet- now it appears something is wrong with Sony Online Entertainment's services; they're all "down for maintenance."--5/2/2011 10:17:33 AM--
2485 days, 19 hours, 49 minutes old - 73 comments

PSN Alive In Japan, May Return To NA/EU Tomorrow
New updates say the Network is up and running in Japan, and recent reports claim gamers in the U.S. and Europe can expect services to resume tomorrow.--5/2/2011 10:05:29 AM--
2485 days, 2 1 minute old - 70 comments

Brink Isn't A "Movie Tie-In" Game, It's About Taking Risks
Developer Splash Damage isn't interested in a "quick cash-in" and would prefer to make something that is unique and challenging. They're proud of Brink.--5/2/2011 9:48:14 AM--
2485 days, 2 18 minutes old - 26 comments

PSXE Poll Update: PSN Outage Bad, But Not Crippling
While it's clear that nobody's very happy about the PSN fiasco, a great many say they're being patient. But will Sony lose some loyal fans?--5/1/2011 9:48:22 PM--
2486 days, 8 hours, 18 minutes old - 86 comments

Some PSN Services Return This Week, "Goodwill" Coming
Sony has announced that some Network services will return this week, and they're offering a "welcome back" package as a form of restitution for users.--5/1/2011 9:46:38 PM--
2486 days, 8 hours, 20 minutes old - 135 comments

Director Commentary For Bayonetta
You know, most game directors don't remain dedicated to their creation for a year after it releases to the public. But Hideki Kamiya loves his title.--5/1/2011 9:45:15 PM--
2486 days, 8 hours, 21 minutes old - 16 comments

Sony Stock Rebounds On Strength Of Network Update
Thanks to the announced return of some PSN services this week, Sony stock has rebounded in early Monday trading. Good news helps out shareholders.--5/1/2011 9:43:29 PM--
2486 days, 8 hours, 23 minutes old - 45 comments

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May 1st, 2011

Last Updated 2487 days, 8 hours, 44 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: May 1
I look forward to seeing Altair again (if the rumor is true), I hope PS3 owners get excited for Starhawk, and I prepare for Brink and await L.A. Noire.--4/30/2011 9:22:04 PM--
2487 days, 8 hours, 44 minutes old - 142 comments

PS3 Screenshots Updated
All sorts of great new pics for Battlefield 3, Dragon's Dogma, Sonic Generations, Hydrophobia Prophecy, Saints Row: The Third, White Knight Chronicles 2, No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise and more!--4/30/2011 9:49:02 PM--
2487 days, 8 hours, 17 minutes old

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