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--9/30/2011 11:55:17 AM--

September 30th, 2011

Last Updated 2183 days, 20 hours ago

Vita 3G Downloads Limited To 20MB At System's Launch
Like other mobile devices, there will be a limitation on downloads via 3G on the PlayStation Vita. However, that limit might rise in the future.--9/30/2011 11:55:17 AM--
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Nielson Poll: MW3 Most Wanted Title For Holiday Season
Yeah, well, when you leave it up to the casual mainstream gaming populace, what do you expect? Modern Warfare 3 is the only game we care about.--9/30/2011 10:51:47 AM--
2183 days, 21 hours, 4 minutes old - 35 comments

Arkham City: Open World Challenges And Catwoman
Rocksteady says that with an open-world environment, you lose the "claustrophobic intensity" of smaller, more linear areas. And so...more villains!--9/30/2011 10:37:05 AM--
2183 days, 21 hours, 18 minutes old - 16 comments

Designer Explains Why BG&E2 Needs Next-Gen Power
Ubisoft's Michel Ancel says the original vision behind Beyond Good & Evil was huge, and now it's even bigger...too big for the current consoles.--9/30/2011 10:24:59 AM--
2183 days, 21 hours, 31 minutes old - 13 comments

Is RAGE Getting Enough Attention?
With Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3 hogging the spotlight, it seems games like RAGE aren't getting their just due. Shouldn't we be more excited...?--9/29/2011 9:21:43 PM--
2184 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 52 comments

PS3 Review: Rochard
It's the latest quality puzzler to hit the Network, and this side-scrolling platformer with multiple gameplay concepts is definitely worth a look.--9/29/2011 9:20:06 PM--
2184 days, 10 hours, 35 minutes old - 5 comments

BF3 Producer Bach Critical Of His Previous Efforts
Believe it or not, Battlefield 3 producer Patrick Bach says he's "ashamed" of Bad Company 2, and that's just because he's very critical of his past titles.--9/29/2011 9:18:43 PM--
2184 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes old - 29 comments

Mortal Kombat Movie To Offer "More Realistic Characters"
Another Mortal Kombat film is in the works, and it'll try to give us a "more realistic take on the characters." ...that sounds like a big challenge.--9/29/2011 9:17:35 PM--
2184 days, 10 hours, 38 minutes old - 19 comments

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September 29th, 2011

Last Updated 2184 days, 19 hours, 33 minutes ago

I Am Alive: Survive The Apocalypse This Winter
The long-awaited post-apocalyptic adventure has received a vague release window of "winter," and that's good enough for us. This could be unique...--9/29/2011 12:22:27 PM--
2184 days, 19 hours, 33 minutes old - 10 comments

RAGE Jackal Canyon Gameplay: Wasteland Action
If you haven't seen any gameplay footage yet and you're on the fence concerning a purchase, check out 7 minutes of driving and shooting action right here.--9/29/2011 10:51:29 AM--
2184 days, 21 hours, 4 minutes old - 32 comments

Home Update 1.55 Available Today
A new update is available to download today, and it gives you more options and enhances the overall appeal and stability. Next month is the big one...--9/29/2011 10:42:19 AM--
2184 days, 21 hours, 13 minutes old - 11 comments

Syndicate Trailer: Getting Into Your Enemy's Head
The first gameplay trailer for this slick sci-fi shooter has arrived and we have to admit, we really wanna try out some of those futuristic abilities.--9/29/2011 10:27:59 AM--
2184 days, 21 hours, 28 minutes old - 9 comments

Vita Videos Updated
In our first set of trailers for the PlayStation Vita, we give you Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Dynasty Warriors Next, Reality Fighters, Rayman Origins, Little Deviants, and Tales of Innocence R.--9/29/2011 12:51:01 AM--
2185 days, 7 hours, 4 minutes old

PS3 Review: Atelier Totori: Adventurer Of Arland
The latest RPG from Gust and NIS America might surprise you. Not only is it pretty and well balanced, it's great for the old-school, traditional fans.--9/28/2011 9:26:48 PM--
2185 days, 10 hours, 29 minutes old - 28 comments

Does Hot Girl Advertising Enhance Video Game Appeal?
Many publishers try to use models and other hot chicks to help promote their games, but does it actually work? Do gamers really respond?--9/28/2011 9:24:50 PM--
2185 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes old - 34 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got Final Fantasy XIII-2, The Cursed Crusade, Batman: Arkham City, Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Battlefield 3, Dark Souls and more!--9/28/2011 9:22:09 PM--
2185 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes old

Battlefield 3 PS3 Beta Sparks Debate, Graphics Concerns
The beta is just getting started but some PS3 owner feedback hasn't been so rosy. Is the negative reaction accurate or just over-exaggerated baloney?--9/28/2011 9:20:31 PM--
2185 days, 10 hours, 35 minutes old - 59 comments

New Skyrim Voice Cast Revealed
No, Patrick Stewart won't be involved, but this all-new cast is loaded with excellent talent, including Christopher Plummer, Joan Allen and more.--9/28/2011 9:19:17 PM--
2185 days, 10 hours, 36 minutes old - 6 comments

Yamauchi: GT5 "Spec 2.0" Update Coming Soon
The avid racing fans are gonna be happy: the new Gran Turismo 5 update will be here in a few weeks time, and more content will arrive the week after.--9/28/2011 9:18:04 PM--
2185 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes old - 54 comments

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September 28th, 2011

Last Updated 2185 days, 16 hours, 38 minutes ago

The Cursed Crusade Delayed, New Trailer Released
It isn't a big delay, though, as we only have to wait two more weeks. Furthermore, we get a demo and this really cool Story Trailer.--9/28/2011 3:17:12 PM--
2185 days, 16 hours, 38 minutes old - 8 comments

David Cage: It's Not About Money, It's About Being Creative
We aren't getting a Heavy Rain sequel, and Quantic Dream boss David Cage explains why. He still wants to be creative; he still wants to have an impact.--9/28/2011 10:43:44 AM--
2185 days, 21 hours, 12 minutes old - 53 comments

Syndicate Reboot Lands Launch Date
EA and Starbreeze hope to bring Syndicate back to life, and we'll be able to play this "brutal sci-fi FPS" in February. Who's looking forward to it?--9/28/2011 10:31:07 AM--
2185 days, 21 hours, 24 minutes old - 7 comments

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models Spicing Up The Run
Well, of course. You can't have a game with hot cars and NOT have hot chicks. A couple real-life swimsuit models will be your opponents in NFS: The Run.--9/28/2011 10:20:41 AM--
2185 days, 21 hours, 35 minutes old - 17 comments

Do All Games Require Multiplayer For Big Sales Numbers?
It's not really an option these days, as most developers consider multiplayer a necessity. But is it really essential for all games to reap big sales?--9/27/2011 9:29:24 PM--
2186 days, 10 hours, 26 minutes old - 67 comments

Square Enix: Final Fantasy Has Been "Greatly Damaged"
No, it's not because Final Fantasy XIII disappointed the hardcore followers; it's because Final Fantasy XIV bombed, and Square Enix needs to fix it.--9/27/2011 9:28:14 PM--
2186 days, 10 hours, 27 minutes old - 61 comments

Jobe Talks Storytelling Progression In Video Games
Stories and plots in games have come a long way, but Lightbox Interactive president Dylan Jobe says we need to keep taking important steps.--9/27/2011 9:27:01 PM--
2186 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes old - 10 comments

Activision: Publishers Must Embrace Social Networking
The Call of Duty Elite service is only the beginning, and not just for Activision. The publisher says social networking is part of the future, like it or not.--9/27/2011 9:24:26 PM--
2186 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes old - 24 comments

Follow The Road Of Devastation In Dead Nation DLC
This expansion for one of the PSN's best titles is now available, and you gotta try it. Can you survive the zombie-packed Road of Devastation?--9/27/2011 9:25:36 PM--
2186 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes old - 11 comments

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September 27th, 2011

Last Updated 2186 days, 16 hours, 49 minutes ago

Lionsgate Announces Film Adaptation Of Dead Island
Remember that unbelievable CGI ad for Dead Island? Well, it got even more acclaim and attention than you know, and now, here comes the film.--9/27/2011 3:06:33 PM--
2186 days, 16 hours, 49 minutes old - 20 comments

Prepare Early With The Skyrim Race And Perk Tree List
This is one in-depth RPG so if you want to do some research ahead of time, check out the list of innate racial abilities and a nearly full skill list.--9/27/2011 9:43:15 AM--
2186 days, 22 hours, 12 minutes old - 18 comments

Springtime Brings A Unique Journey
Thatgamecompany's newest project will be ready to go in Spring 2012, and we're hoping they deliver yet another original, mesmerizing digital title.--9/27/2011 9:28:35 AM--
2186 days, 22 hours, 27 minutes old - 23 comments

Video Unlimited Preview Arrives For PlayStation Store
Sony has revealed a new video feature for the PlayStation Store; it's available today for Plus members and on October 11 for all other PSN users.--9/27/2011 9:18:03 AM--
2186 days, 22 hours, 37 minutes old - 18 comments

Will PlayStation Ever Be Back On Top?
We believe PlayStation remains on top in terms of quality, but what about worldwide sales numbers? Will we ever see another PS2? Is that possible?--9/26/2011 9:27:40 PM--
2187 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes old - 67 comments

PS3 Review: Child Of Eden
Q Entertainment and visionary Tetsuya Mizuguchi have an innovative, visually sparkling game for you. It's a little short but it's really slick.--9/26/2011 9:25:55 PM--
2187 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes old - 2 comments

Uncharted 3 AI Has Been Rebuilt, It's Entirely Unscripted
It's one of the most intriguing upgrades for November's epic installment: the AI is unscripted, so enemies have a "hierarchical set of goals."--9/26/2011 9:23:41 PM--
2187 days, 10 hours, 32 minutes old - 24 comments

Rumor: Dead Space 3 Details Arise
Horror fans can't wait for Dead Space 3, and it seems the first details are here. It'll take place on an icy planet and of course, Isaac is back.--9/26/2011 9:22:19 PM--
2187 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes old - 51 comments

Splinter Cell Trilogy Infilitrates Stores, PSN Next Week
With three games redone in brilliant high definition and a 3D option, stealth fans can't miss this one. Talk about a large amount of bang for your buck!--9/26/2011 9:19:21 PM--
2187 days, 10 hours, 36 minutes old - 10 comments

Sony Teases Mysterious Long Live Play Announcement
Well, this one is beyond us. Sony has released a teaser video for some big announcement related to their Long Live Play campaign. Any ideas?--9/26/2011 6:40:24 PM--
2187 days, 13 hours, 15 minutes old - 41 comments

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September 26th, 2011

Last Updated 2187 days, 2 8 minutes ago

Deus Ex DLC Offers A Different Boss Experience
The Missing Link not only provides five extra hours of gameplay, it gives players a chance to execute a non-lethal takedown on a boss. About time!--9/26/2011 11:47:26 AM--
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The Darkness II Trailer: Something Evil Is Inside Of Me
We've been waiting on this sequel for a very long time. It has a new developer but Top Cow has just amped up the overall insanity; it looks great!--9/26/2011 10:39:38 AM--
2187 days, 21 hours, 16 minutes old - 16 comments

I Am Alive Rated By ESRB, Brutal Atmosphere Detailed
This game has actually received a rating, which is good news. But is the description of the project what you expected? Lots of gritty action...--9/26/2011 10:22:51 AM--
2187 days, 21 hours, 33 minutes old - 19 comments

Crysis Hits PSN/XBLA On October 4
The original sci-fi shooter has landed a release date, and it's next week. For only $19.99, you can try this impressive campaign with revamped visuals.--9/26/2011 10:06:30 AM--
2187 days, 21 hours, 49 minutes old - 31 comments

Okay, Now The Huge PS3 Install Sizes Are Bugging Me
It seems like every new game requires a mandatory install, and hard drives everywhere are filling up fast. Rage coming in at 8GB? Seriously?--9/25/2011 9:56:09 PM--
2188 days, 9 hours, 59 minutes old - 134 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Final Fantasy Isn't Lagging, It's Dead
People aren't all that psyched about Final Fantasy XIII-2 because many believe the franchise is dead. Moving on, what RPG is tops on your list this year?--9/25/2011 9:54:44 PM--
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Rumor: Silent Hill: Downpour Pushed Back To 2012
According to various retail listings, it seems the new Silent Hill has been delayed until next year. Well, the game probably needs the extra time.--9/25/2011 9:53:34 PM--
2188 days, 10 hours, 2 minutes old - 14 comments

BioWare: Don't Give Up Hope For A New Jade Empire
Although PlayStation fans didn't get Jade Empire, it's likely that a long-awaited sequel would come to the PS3. BioWare says we shouldn't lose hope!--9/25/2011 9:52:34 PM--
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September 25th, 2011

Last Updated 2189 days, 10 hours, 44 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: September 25
I wonder why we need a "Final Fantasy we've never seen before," ask what it takes for Ninja Theory to make a sequel, and finish up a backlog of games.--9/24/2011 9:11:21 PM--
2189 days, 10 hours, 44 minutes old - 47 comments

PS3 Review: White Knight Chronicles II
For role-playing fans, this is one of the most anticipated games of the year. And for what it strives to be, despite the flaws, WKCII delivers the goods.--9/24/2011 6:10:53 PM--
2189 days, 13 hours, 45 minutes old - 42 comments

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September 24th, 2011

Last Updated 2189 days, 2 58 minutes ago

Harmony Of Despair Hits PSN This Week, Extra Content
This is one Castlevania title PS3 owners had to wait for, but the wait is almost over. They'll get a bunch of extra content, too, so that's good news.--9/24/2011 10:57:51 AM--
2189 days, 2 58 minutes old - 10 comments

Warco: "Getting The Shot" Means Something Different
A new game is in development and it lends all new meaning to the term, "first-person shooter." All you'll be "shooting" here are pictures and video.--9/24/2011 10:47:25 AM--
2189 days, 21 hours, 8 minutes old - 12 comments

PS3 Review: Burnout Crash
This new downloadable title from Criterion is polished and offers an insane amount of fun for quite some time...until one huge problem finally gets to you.--9/23/2011 11:56:39 PM--
2190 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes old - 13 comments

Editorial: Square Enix Wouldn't Dare Wreck FFX
It just won't happen. Don't start thinking Square Enix will ruin a timeless classic. Messing with the gameplay would be ridiculous and downright suicidal.--9/23/2011 9:21:40 PM--
2190 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 35 comments

Sony: Personal 3D Viewer Will Take Games By Storm
We may still be a ways from virtual reality, but this is about as close as we're going to get for now. This 3D visor is all about personal immersion.--9/23/2011 9:19:53 PM--
2190 days, 10 hours, 36 minutes old - 71 comments

Here's Your Chance To Get Uncharted 3 A Week Early
If you happen to live in a major city and are a big Uncharted fan, check out how Sony and AMC Theatres will give you a chance to get involved early.--9/23/2011 9:18:29 PM--
2190 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes old - 35 comments

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September 23rd, 2011

Last Updated 2190 days, 19 hours, 25 minutes ago

Vita's Ruin Embraces Portable Age Of Social Gaming
A new ambitious action/RPG in currently in development takes advantage of the Vita's "always connected" status by creating a deep social network.--9/23/2011 12:30:55 PM--
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Shadows Of The Damned Japanese Box Art Censored
The Japanese box art for Grasshopper Manufacture's stylish, demonic action game is just too...exposed. So it seems EA has made a little change. --9/23/2011 12:13:22 PM--
2190 days, 19 hours, 42 minutes old - 17 comments

Get 50% Off PlayStation Move, Sharp Shooter Accessory
For this week, GameStop is offering a 50% discount on the Move controller and Sharp Shooter accessory. The Nav controller is 50% off at Amazon, too.--9/23/2011 10:44:27 AM--
2190 days, 21 hours, 11 minutes old - 30 comments

What If A Game Feels Like A Chore?
Games aren't as challenging as they used to be, but a few can still result in busted controllers. How do you feel about overly difficult adventures?--9/22/2011 9:29:22 PM--
2191 days, 10 hours, 26 minutes old - 82 comments

PS3 Preview: Assassin's Creed: Revelations
The latest Assassin's Creed features a few new additions along with wonderfully designed environments we've never seen before.--9/22/2011 9:27:02 PM--
2191 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes old - 19 comments

Uncharted 3 Behind The Scenes Gameplay Footage
Here's some cool behind-the-scenes footage of the year's most anticipated production. Check out both the actors and some pretty desert gameplay.--9/22/2011 9:25:37 PM--
2191 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes old - 10 comments

Ninja Theory: No Enslaved Sequel
The game didn't really sell badly, but it didn't sell great, either. And the bottom line is that Ninja Theory has moved on, so don't expect a sequel.--9/22/2011 9:24:28 PM--
2191 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes old - 26 comments

Chrono Cross Finally Headed To North American PSN?
Well, it's about damn time. Other regions have already had Chrono Cross and Final Fantasy Origins; now it seems the US PSN will get 'em.--9/22/2011 9:23:05 PM--
2191 days, 10 hours, 32 minutes old - 26 comments

Atlus Will Maintain Demon's Souls Servers Into 2012
If you're still playing one of the generation's best, or you just started to prepare for Dark Souls, Atlus will keep those servers going for ya.--9/22/2011 9:22:02 PM--
2191 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes old - 13 comments

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September 22nd, 2011

Last Updated 2191 days, 21 hours, 3 minutes ago

Blizzard Experimenting With Gamepad Control For Diablo III
Well, if they're experimenting with gamepad controls for the PC version, why couldn't the game come to consoles? It probably will...eventually.--9/22/2011 10:52:07 AM--
2191 days, 21 hours, 3 minutes old - 12 comments

Uncharted 3 PS3 Bundle Announced
Yeah, the game really needed a PlayStation 3 bundle package, don't you think? This one basically gives you Uncharted 3 for free, and a 320GB PS3.--9/22/2011 10:41:39 AM--
2191 days, 21 hours, 14 minutes old - 32 comments

Battlefield 3 Expansions Coming One Week Early To PS3
The MW3 vs. BF3 war continues to rage: Microsoft gets new Call of Duty content early, but Sony is going to get new Battlefield 3 content early!--9/22/2011 10:31:56 AM--
2191 days, 21 hours, 24 minutes old - 24 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
A ton of stuff from TGS 2011: two live vids of Battlefield 3, the two recent trailers for FFXIII-2, and more for Ninja Gaiden III, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, Lollipop Chainsaw, Dragon's Dogma, etc.--9/22/2011 12:17:12 AM--
2192 days, 7 hours, 38 minutes old

Everyone Overreacted To PSN Downtime...Surprise, Surprise
Yes, the PlayStation Network was down for a little while yesterday. But of course, the Internet erupted with knee-jerk reactions and utter hysteria.--9/21/2011 9:23:43 PM--
2192 days, 10 hours, 32 minutes old - 109 comments

PS3 Review: F1 2011
Provided you've got the patience and diligence to learn one of the most complex and precise sports in the world, you will reap the rewards in the new F1.--9/21/2011 9:21:47 PM--
2192 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 7 comments

Interview: Ian Bogost On Gaming's Goodness, Part II
It's the second part of our interview, which tackles subjects like our "blind progression" towards photo-realism and how the "gamer" label isn't helping.--9/21/2011 9:19:08 PM--
2192 days, 10 hours, 36 minutes old - 6 comments

PS3 Review: Cubixx HD
It's the latest puzzle title to arrive on the PlayStation Network and it's both unique and addictive. It's a little frustrating at times, but it's worth a look.--9/21/2011 9:16:14 PM--
2192 days, 10 hours, 39 minutes old - 7 comments

Uncharted Owes A Debt To Titles Like Gears Of War
Oh, but it's true. Originally, Uncharted was going to be more of a fantasy game, but due to "gritty Xbox shooters," Sony asked Naughty Dog to change.--9/21/2011 9:15:05 PM--
2192 days, 10 hours, 40 minutes old - 65 comments

Versus XIII Is A "Final Fantasy You've Never Seen Before"
Okay, whenever we hear something like that, we worry. If we've never seen it before, it won't play anything like the Final Fantasies we love, right?--9/21/2011 9:13:59 PM--
2192 days, 10 hours, 42 minutes old - 51 comments

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September 21st, 2011

Last Updated 2192 days, 19 hours, 52 minutes ago

Dark Souls Cleared To Haunt Store Shelves In October
The spiritual successor to one of the best titles of the generation is just around the corner. Dark Souls offers the ultimate challenge in a couple weeks!--9/21/2011 12:03:57 PM--
2192 days, 19 hours, 52 minutes old - 25 comments

God Of War Dev Working On New "Unannounced IP"
Sony Santa Monica is looking for a Senior Level Designer to work on a "new unannounced IP." That person needs "open world" knowledge, too...--9/21/2011 11:54:56 AM--
2192 days, 2 1 minute old - 17 comments

A Huge Vita Benefit May Be Backwards Compatibility
People aren't talking about this enough: if Sony can manage to make many PSP titles playable on the Vita, won't that enhance the new unit's appeal?--9/21/2011 10:54:08 AM--
2192 days, 21 hours, 1 minute old - 0 comments

Study: Gamers May Be Losing Touch With Reality
According to a new study, GTP (Game Transfer Phenomena) is a very real thing, and the more we play, the more virtual fantasy may leak into reality.--9/21/2011 10:38:26 AM--
2192 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes old - 80 comments

Interview: Ian Bogost On Gaming's Goodness, Part I
A new book, "How To Do Things With Videogames," is on store shelves, and we speak to the author about a variety of topics that are relevant and important.--9/20/2011 9:42:50 PM--
2193 days, 10 hours, 13 minutes old - 11 comments

Low Resistance 3 Sales Paint An Uncertain Future
Unfortunately, one of the best games of the year hasn't exactly flown off store shelves. Will Insomniac and Sony abandon the franchise in the future?--9/20/2011 9:41:07 PM--
2193 days, 10 hours, 14 minutes old - 169 comments

FFXIII-2 Trailers "Promise" Fans They Shouldn't "Despair"
Square Enix has released two new cinematic trailers for Final Fantasy XIII-2, and both are awfully pretty. You know you're excited for the January 31 launch!--9/20/2011 9:39:55 PM--
2193 days, 10 hours, 16 minutes old - 41 comments

Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth Novel, Comic Book Revealed
The Uncharted franchise gets another boost with a new book and six-issue comic series; the novel will arrive in a couple weeks time, so pick it up!--9/20/2011 9:38:55 PM--
2193 days, 10 hours, 17 minutes old - 19 comments

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September 20th, 2011

Last Updated 2193 days, 17 hours, 19 minutes ago

Vita Preview: Uncharted: Golden Abyss
If there's one game that will promote the PlayStation Vita's capabilities right off the bat, it's this one. Portable gaming has come a long, long way.--9/20/2011 2:36:41 PM--
2193 days, 17 hours, 19 minutes old - 0 comments

Ninja Gaiden III Hero Mode Lets You "Enjoy The Story"
The new Hero Mode enables auto-evade and auto-block. The hardcore fans call it lame; Tecmo says it will allow more players to enjoy the storyline.--9/20/2011 9:54:15 AM--
2193 days, 22 hours, 1 minute old - 56 comments

Battlefield 3 Beta Details Released, Starts September 29
The beta is almost here! Testing begins next week and there are multiple ways to join in on the multiplayer action; the game isn't far off now!--9/20/2011 9:41:53 AM--
2193 days, 22 hours, 14 minutes old - 18 comments

THQ Taps Crytek For Next Homefront
Original Homefront developer Kaos Studios is no more but THQ doesn't want to throw away a perfectly good universe. So they brought in the Crysis experts.--9/20/2011 9:27:05 AM--
2193 days, 22 hours, 28 minutes old - 13 comments

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Launches In North America On January 31
We just heard it from Square Enix: Final Fantasy XIII-2 will arrive in North America at the end of January. Prepare for the epic, anticipated sequel!--9/19/2011 10:33:35 PM--
2194 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes old - 70 comments

Analyst: Vita Success Relies On Strong Third-Party Support
One analyst believes Sony's new portable needs strong third-party support. If it gets it, we could be looking at one tremendous HD mobile device.--9/19/2011 10:07:52 PM--
2194 days, 9 hours, 48 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Preview: NeverDead
Yeah, it's a third-person shooter...but there's a really twisted...twist. The main character - Bryce Boltzmann - literally breaks apart and stays alive.--9/19/2011 10:05:26 PM--
2194 days, 9 hours, 50 minutes old - 14 comments

Revelations PS3 Will Feature Original Assassin's Creed
It's a great bonus for those who never played the title that started it all. November's Revelations for the PS3 will include the original Assassin's Creed.--9/19/2011 10:04:05 PM--
2194 days, 9 hours, 51 minutes old - 43 comments

Call Of Duty Elite Beta Testing Starts For PS3 Owners
Xbox 360 owners have been taking part in the Call of Duty Elite beta testing for two months now, but PS3 owners have been ignored. Well, no longer.--9/19/2011 10:02:51 PM--
2194 days, 9 hours, 53 minutes old - 14 comments

Deus Ex DLC The Missing Link Adds Five More Hours
This is one piece of downloadable content that should prove worthwhile. It's a huge file (1.5GB) but it offers five additional hours of fantastic gameplay.--9/19/2011 10:01:32 PM--
2194 days, 9 hours, 54 minutes old - 10 comments

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September 19th, 2011

Last Updated 2194 days, 19 hours, 18 minutes ago

Infinity Ward: No Prestige Edition For Modern Warfare 3
If you're wondering why they haven't unveiled the Prestige Edition for this year's Call of Duty, that's because there won't be one. Hardened only, folks.--9/19/2011 12:37:10 PM--
2194 days, 19 hours, 18 minutes old - 28 comments

If We Get Yakuza: Of The End, We'll Get New Controls
Well, this is interesting. If - IF - Sega brings this brawling/shooting blend to North America, they'll make the controls "closer to Western shooters."--9/19/2011 10:35:07 AM--
2194 days, 21 hours, 20 minutes old - 17 comments

DC Universe Online Goes Free-To-Play
The free-to-play model has proven awfully popular elsewhere, so why not apply it to one of the biggest MMOs out there? Play for free, or pay for extras.--9/19/2011 10:24:35 AM--
2194 days, 21 hours, 31 minutes old - 23 comments

Netflix Expanding With Qwikster, Video Game Rentals
Netflix has come under fire for price increases, but the company's CEO apologizes and explains, and also makes a couple big announcements. Games, anyone?--9/19/2011 10:01:48 AM--
2194 days, 21 hours, 54 minutes old - 28 comments

Have Trophies/Achievements Made Video Games Better?
One of this generation's new features is hit or miss amongst long-time gamers. Some say it enhances the experience; others say it's just annoying.--9/18/2011 9:34:16 PM--
2195 days, 10 hours, 21 minutes old - 127 comments

Silent Hill: Downpour Trailer Gets A Helping Of Korn
The TGS trailer for Silent Hill: Downpour is loaded with cinematics, and metal kings Korn lend their own singular helping of chilling atmosphere.--9/18/2011 9:31:59 PM--
2195 days, 10 hours, 24 minutes old - 26 comments

Kojima Will Talk To His Staff About A Third Zone Of The Enders
They had started on a new ZoE but that was before the high-definition remakes. However, given the fan response, Kojima and Co. may start up again.--9/18/2011 9:30:21 PM--
2195 days, 10 hours, 25 minutes old - 25 comments

Sony Boss Asks Western Vita Fans To Be Patient
If you just can't wait for the Western launch dates and plan to import the PlayStation Vita, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida simply asks you to be patient.--9/18/2011 9:28:07 PM--
2195 days, 10 hours, 27 minutes old - 26 comments

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September 18th, 2011

Last Updated 2196 days, 11 hours, 8 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: September 18
I can't figure out why Americans never get any hardware color options, Final Fantasy X in HD will be gorgeous, and I finish Resistance 3 and start WKC2.--9/17/2011 8:47:49 PM--
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September 17th, 2011

Last Updated 2196 days, 17 hours, 48 minutes ago

New Suikoden Entry Headed To PSP
Yes, Konami has finally revealed a new Suikoden. It's a portable entry but at least JRPG fans should be satisfied with this new entry for the PSP.--9/17/2011 2:07:19 PM--
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Syndicate Details: Atmosphere, Style, And "Breaching"
Plenty of information for the Starbreeze-developed sci-fi shooter has arrived and we have to admit, it sounds fantastic. This one has a ton of promise.--9/17/2011 10:06:19 AM--
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Editorial: Will Resident Evil 6 Disappoint The Fans?
When Capcom finally announces the sixth Resident Evil, what will we find? A game that satisfies the hardcore fans or something totally unrecognizable?--9/16/2011 9:25:27 PM--
2197 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes old - 58 comments

Itagaki To Japanese Devs: Suck It Up And Be Confident
Maybe it just needed to be said. Tomonobu Itagaki never pulls any punches, and he accuses younger Japanese developers of being way too passive.--9/16/2011 9:23:29 PM--
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Vita Software Will Be Region-Free
Here's some good news. Software for the PlayStation Vita won't be region-locked, although we're not sure if that freedom applies to digital content.--9/16/2011 9:22:22 PM--
2197 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes old - 23 comments

Dragon's Dogma Gameplay: Engaging Action/RPG Fare
It's an interesting blend of action and role-playing elements and based on this field quest gameplay, it might just scratch a very specific itch.--9/16/2011 9:20:39 PM--
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September 16th, 2011

Last Updated 2197 days, 21 hours, 3 minutes ago

Ni No Kuni PS3 Hits North America Early Next Year
The JRPG fans get more good news: the PS3 version of Ni no Kuni is set to release in North American in "early 2012." Finally; no more begging required.--9/16/2011 10:52:59 AM--
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Street Fighter X Tekken: PS3/Vita DLC, Tiny Arcade Stick
Capcom has confirmed cross-compatible DLC for the game (DLC that will be for both the PS3 and Vita) and believe it or not, a tiny arcade stick is possible!--9/16/2011 10:43:10 AM--
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NIS Announces New Titles For Vita, PlayStation 3
NIS America has revealed four new titles: one for Android, one for Vita, one exclusively for the PS3, and one brand new IP that'll be multiplatform.--9/16/2011 10:31:52 AM--
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Will You Carry Around A Phone And A PlayStation Vita?
With the Vita looming large on the horizon and mobile gaming expanding at a rapid pace, we wonder how many devices consumers are willing to carry.--9/15/2011 9:24:24 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Soul Calibur V
This slick, pretty fighter will arrive early next year, and we take a look at the new gameplay mechanics. Strategic offense and defense will be required.--9/15/2011 9:22:20 PM--
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FFXIII-2 Lightning Edition Ver. 2 Graces Japan In December
When FFXIII released, Sony gave Japanese gamers a slick white and pink Lightning PS3. Well, they're doing it again for FFXIII-2, but we get a new design.--9/15/2011 9:18:53 PM--
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inFamous 2 Festival Of Blood Dated, Move Compatible
This standalone piece of DLC is now set for the end of October, and it'll run you $15. It'll also support PlayStation Move, along with several other titles.--9/15/2011 9:16:47 PM--
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Designer Colors For PlayStation Vita
Look, more fun colors for Japan. The Vita won't be limited to standard black in the Land of the Rising Sun; check out all the great designer options.--9/15/2011 9:20:53 PM--
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Wipeout 2048 Gameplay: Portable Racing At Its Best
It'll be one of the Vita's launch titles, and you just can't go wrong with this fantastic, revered franchise. Check out the stellar Wipeout 2048 in action!--9/15/2011 9:17:49 PM--
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September 15th, 2011

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PSX Extreme Fans Can Try Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Now! (UPDATED)
We've got a handful of beta codes for Insomniac's latest Ratchet adventure. Just prove that you're a dedicated PSXE follower, and get in immediately!--9/14/2011 9:16:55 PM--
2199 days, 10 hours, 39 minutes old - 51 comments

MGS HD Collection Trailer Surfaces
It's our first look at the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, and it reminds us how memorable these games really are. And in high-def? ...wow.--9/15/2011 10:44:18 AM--
2198 days, 21 hours, 11 minutes old - 39 comments

Vita Peripheral List, Battery Life, Memory Card Info
A new press release details the available peripherals and accessories, the unit's battery life, and memory cards; some games will require the latter.--9/15/2011 10:30:53 AM--
2198 days, 21 hours, 25 minutes old - 27 comments

Dead Island Hits 1 Million Shipped In Just A Few Days
Some critics loved it while others were lukewarm on the concept of a zombie-hunting action/RPG. But gamers aren't so split; the game is moving fast.--9/15/2011 10:12:36 AM--
2198 days, 21 hours, 43 minutes old - 32 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
All new vids, several of which from TGS 2011: White Knight Chronicles II, Dead or Alive 5, Max Payne 3, Battlefield 3, Street Fighter X Tekken, Saints Row: The Third, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon and more!--9/14/2011 9:22:50 PM--
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Tell Sony You're A PlayStation Fan And Win...Something
Sony is running a mystery contest of some kind. Just send them an e-mail explaining why you're the ultimate PlayStation fan and win...what?--9/14/2011 9:15:24 PM--
2199 days, 10 hours, 40 minutes old - 34 comments

Rumor: Bayonetta Returning With An "Animated Component"
An inside source claims we'll hear about a Bayonetta sequel or spin-off very soon (maybe this week), and we might get an "animated component," too.--9/14/2011 9:13:34 PM--
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TGS 2011: Soul Calibur V Lands On Shelves In Q1 2012
Namco Bandai first announced their early support for the PlayStation Vita, and then revealed that Soul Calibur V would have a global launch in Q1 2012.--9/14/2011 9:12:22 PM--
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September 14th, 2011

Last Updated 2199 days, 16 hours, 32 minutes ago

PS3 Review: Bodycount
There are a lot of shooters out there. More importantly, there are a lot of great shooters out there. Therefore, Bodycount should've tried harder.--9/14/2011 3:23:35 PM--
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Max Payne 3 First Official Trailer: New Look, Similar Problems
Our favorite distressed cop (or ex-cop, in this case) will return in March, and here's your first great look at what to expect. Gritty mayhem, of course.--9/14/2011 2:24:04 PM--
2199 days, 17 hours, 31 minutes old - 26 comments

Tales Of Xillia Hits 500k In First Week
The latest Tales entry has already surpassed the half-million mark in Japan, and it only took one week. Maybe we'll soon get a US/European release date.--9/14/2011 10:56:24 AM--
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GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Double 'O' Edition Announced
This bundle package is exclusive to the PlayStation 3 and comes packed with the PlayStation Move and the invaluable Sharpshooter accessory. Love it!--9/14/2011 10:38:00 AM--
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TGS 2011: DoA5 Coming In 2012, Ninja Gaiden III Details
Team Ninja announced Dead or Alive 5 for the PS3 and 360, and they also gave us more info on NGIII; two unique styles for veterans and newcomers alike.--9/14/2011 10:22:20 AM--
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TGS 2011: 26 Vita Launch Titles, Over 100 By March
Sony is preparing an early onslaught of software for the PlayStation Vita, and it has received a Japanese launch date as well. We sense a bright future...--9/14/2011 12:44:53 AM--
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TGS 2011: Kojima's Original Project "Will Take A While"
Hideo Kojima stepped onto Sony's stage and announced he's working on something new...something original...we're excited...--9/14/2011 12:20:46 AM--
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TGS 2011: Square Enix Reveals Final Fantasy X HD
It isn't the FFVII remake but maybe it's the next best thing. A high-definition version of Final Fantasy X will be headed to the PS3 and Vita!--9/14/2011 12:06:33 AM--
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TGS 2011: MGS, ZoE Collections Set For PlayStation Vita
We're tellin' ya before it actually happens: the buzz at TGS is that both these HD Collections will go portable on the Vita. Talk about handheld goodness.--9/13/2011 11:29:07 PM--
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TGS 2011: PS3 At 51.8 Million, PSP Hits 71.4 Million
Sony's Tokyo Game Show press conference has begun and they've started with a couple impressive statistics. The PS3 and PSP are going strong!--9/13/2011 11:18:12 PM--
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PS3 Review: ICO & Shadow Of The Colossus Collection
Here are two games that exemplify artistic, creative expression in video games. Put them together, give us gorgeous HD, a few new options, and...wow.--9/13/2011 9:31:52 PM--
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Are Annual Franchises Activision's Kryptonite?
The annual-ization of huge franchises has been called into question, and we wonder if one mega-publisher will continue to shoot itself in the foot...--9/13/2011 9:28:51 PM--
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Early Retail Indications Point To Low Resistance 3 Sales?
This is a little worrisome. After perusing various game retailers in the area, we get the feeling that Insomniac's latest shooter isn't selling well.--9/13/2011 9:30:19 PM--
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Sonic Generations Speeding To PS3, 360 On November 1
The fleet-footed icon will return to consoles very soon; play through classic 2D environments and sample modern 3D ones...if you dare.--9/13/2011 9:26:12 PM--
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White Knight Chronicles II DLC Already Available In US
Usually, we have to wait at least a few weeks for the first batch of downloadable content. But RPG fans can find some extra stuff on the Network now.--9/13/2011 9:27:25 PM--
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September 13th, 2011

Last Updated 2200 days, 2 13 minutes ago

Red Dead Rides Again With Packed GotY Edition
Red Dead Redemption is one of the very best titles of the generation and if you haven't played it, now's your chance to grab the FULL Western experience.--9/13/2011 11:42:22 AM--
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Heavenly Sword Animated Film Hints At Possible Sequel?
An animated movie is on the way next year, which makes us hopeful... Maybe it'll complement a brand new Heavenly Sword game project.--9/13/2011 9:52:29 AM--
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Infinity Ward Talks About Call Of Duty's Unprecedented Rise
Around the time of Call of Duty 3, the series was big, but not phenomenon big. Suddenly, CoD4 exploded and ever since, it has been one hell of a ride.--9/13/2011 9:35:27 AM--
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Crysis For Consoles Will Be Upgraded From PC Version
Don't worry about an inferior version when Crysis drops onto consoles next month; Crytek says they've implemented plenty of updates and upgrades.--9/13/2011 9:19:58 AM--
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Gears 3 Will Play Second Fiddle To Uncharted 3
As much as we love Gears of War, and as much as we're convinced Gears 3 will be something special, absolutely nothing will compete with Uncharted 3.--9/12/2011 9:48:24 PM--
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Sparkling Ceramic White PS3 Landing In Europe Soon
Aw, SO pretty. How come we don't get pretty colors for our gaming machines? Well, at least Europe and Australia will get this Ceramic White PS3.--9/12/2011 9:47:10 PM--
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Namco Teases New Tales Entry
We're getting Tales of Graces F and Tales of Xillia just released in Japan. But Namco is pressing forward; they're teasing yet another Tales title!--9/12/2011 9:45:59 PM--
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Black Ops Rezurrection DLC Gets PS3, PC Release Date
The latest piece of DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops adds five new maps for Zombie hunting, a new soundtrack, and oh yeah, the Moon. Get it next week.--9/12/2011 9:45:00 PM--
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September 12th, 2011

Last Updated 2201 days, 17 hours, 24 minutes ago

Super Monkey Ball Rolling To Vita
All your favorite banana-hunting monkeys will be rolling towards Sony's fancy new handheld early next year. It makes full use of the Vita's functions, too.--9/12/2011 2:31:27 PM--
2201 days, 17 hours, 24 minutes old - 8 comments

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Solo Gameplay Is Familiar
Although All 4 One certainly encourages multiple players, the single-player adventure won't suffer at all. Just watch some solo footage.--9/12/2011 10:21:15 AM--
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Heavy Rain Passes 2 Million, Used Sales Cost Developer
While Quantic Dream says they've sold over 2 million copies of Heavy Rain, they still say they've lost a ton of money due to many pre-owned sales.--9/12/2011 10:04:30 AM--
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Syndicate Revival Confirmed, Slated For Early 2012
Fans are gonna be happy: EA and Starbreeze have revealed the "reinvention" of Syndicate, a futuristic, sci-fi FPS with plenty of in-depth elements.--9/12/2011 9:50:00 AM--
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What Do You Want More: FFXIII-2 Or Versus XIII?
With Final Fantasy XIII-2 almost complete and Square Enix shifting focus to Versus XIII, which upcoming title interests you more? Which feels more like FF?--9/11/2011 9:43:25 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Gamers Expected Resistance 3 Quality
Resistance 3 turned out great but that's no big shock for PSXE readers; most were convinced it'd be awesome. Now, how badly do you want FFXIII-2?--9/11/2011 9:41:50 PM--
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Bloodsucker Virus Spreads In Skyrim
Better watch your neck in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyim; if you aren't careful, you might get bitten and if it goes untreated, you will become a vampire!--9/11/2011 9:40:37 PM--
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FFXIII-2 90% Complete, Release Date Coming Soon
Yeah, it's closer than you think. The highly anticipated sequel is almost done and we can expect a finalized launch date at TGS 2011 this week.--9/11/2011 9:39:33 PM--
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September 11th, 2011

Last Updated 2203 days, 9 hours, 46 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: September 11
Insomniac says they want to stick with the PS3 for a while, Ninja Theory makes unsettling implications, and I look into more reviews and interviews.--9/10/2011 10:09:28 PM--
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September 10th, 2011

Last Updated 2203 days, 21 hours, 55 minutes ago

Final Fantasy Type-0 Collectors Pack Makes Us Jealous
It's another enviable Collector's bundle that will only arrive in Japan. It's fantastic for Final Fantasy fans; we love the postcards and soundtrack!--9/10/2011 10:00:59 AM--
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Dead Island Bloodbath Arena DLC Only Weeks Away
The game just released last week and we're already hearing about the first round of DLC. It adds four new maps so we can explore more of the island.--9/10/2011 9:48:22 AM--
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If The Generation Ended Now, Who's The Winner?
For the sake of argument, let's just say the generation ends today. All three consoles are done. Which one would you say is the big winner?--9/9/2011 9:38:32 PM--
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THQ CEO: Future Consoles Will Ditch Physical Media
We've heard this before. THQ CEO Brian Farrell says discs will soon go the way of the dodo and in their place will be cloud computing. Prepare yourself.--9/9/2011 9:35:42 PM--
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Call Of Duty Sucks Up Lots Of Money And Long Hours
If you think it's just Infinity Ward and Treyarch working on a Call of Duty every year, think again. There's a whole LOT more involved in the process.--9/9/2011 9:33:18 PM--
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September 9th, 2011

Last Updated 2204 days, 22 hours, 41 minutes ago

Crysis Lands On PSN/XBLA In October
Never thought you'd see the original game on consoles, did you? Well, it's coming next month in digital form; we get all-new Nanosuit abilities, too!--9/9/2011 9:14:23 AM--
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Team Ninja Teases New Game, To Be Announced At TGS
The Ninja Gaiden creators are working on a new project, and it'll be revealed at this month's Tokyo Game Show. Is it the rumored PlayStation Vita title?--9/9/2011 9:13:04 AM--
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Ships Two Million Copies
It's a great game and it deserves the success. Two million units have been shipped worldwide, and we're hoping the final sales tally is high.--9/9/2011 9:02:11 AM--
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PS3 Review: Dead Island
The zombies have ruined what should've been a very relaxing and rejuvenating vacation. Resistance and survival is a must. But is it worth the effort?--9/8/2011 10:55:28 PM--
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Has Max Payne's Popularity Declined?
Max Payne 3 is now scheduled to hit in March and gamers everywhere are excited. ...or are they? Has Max lost some of his cache over the years?--9/8/2011 10:24:32 PM--
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Uncharted 3 Sand Art: An Expressive, Impressive Homage
It's perfect: part of Uncharted 3's engrossing adventure will take place in a desert, so why not tap an amazing artist to pay homage to Naughty Dog?--9/8/2011 10:05:37 PM--
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Microsoft Worried About Games Looking Better On PS3
Sony took a shot at Microsoft's restrictive content policies last week, and now analysts say there's a good reason why those policies exist.--9/8/2011 9:38:55 PM--
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August NPD: No Madden, Stats Slide
Historically, the new Madden tops the software charts and always helps out with the overall August numbers. But not this year, so it's a slow month.--9/8/2011 9:51:45 PM--
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September 8th, 2011

Last Updated 2205 days, 20 hours ago

From Dust: Play God On September 27
The award-winning "God simulator" arrives on the PlayStation Network in a few weeks time. If you're into strategy titles, you gotta give it a try.--9/8/2011 11:55:24 AM--
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Dragon's Dogma: Action Strategy, Pawns, And Towns
Capcom is definitely trying to produce something special with this one. It's an action/RPG that features player freedom, party strategy, and towns.--9/8/2011 9:14:42 AM--
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Max Payne 3 Set For March: Bullet-Time And Multiplayer
We finally have a new release estimate for the third Max Payne; it comes via official press release that details the gameplay and new multiplayer.--9/8/2011 8:58:13 AM--
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Sony: 360 Leads But We Have Better Software Growth
While the Xbox 360 still holds the hardware lead, Sony says the PlayStation 3 has much better software growth, due mostly to Blu-Ray and bonus content.--9/8/2011 8:45:23 AM--
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Will Ninja Theory Finally Break Through With DMC?
This developer has been on the verge of breaking through into AAA elite territory, and they might finally make the leap with their promising new project.--9/7/2011 9:26:15 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We give you two fresh vids each for Dead Island, Resistance 3, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and also provide new trailers for Lollipop Chainsaw, Driver: San Francisco, Asura's Wrath and more!--9/7/2011 9:24:27 PM--
2206 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes old

No Elite-Like Service For Battlefield...At Least, Not Yet
Activision is giving us the Call of Duty Elite service, but EA has no plans to make a similar program for their Battlefield franchise. Not yet, anyway.--9/7/2011 9:22:03 PM--
2206 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes old - 17 comments

Surprise, Activision Wins ModernWarfare3.com Decision
Well, if you're going to create a website called "ModernWarfare3.com" and promote the competition, you have to expect retaliation. And you can't win.--9/7/2011 9:20:08 PM--
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Revelations Multiplayer Beta Open To All PSN Users Today
Originally, it was only open to Plus members and a few Uplay subscribers, but as of today, it's available to all PSN users. Only three days left, though.--9/7/2011 9:18:46 PM--
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Interview: Resistance 3 Composer Talks Music's Importance
We speak to the man responsible for the fantastic tracks we hear in the recently released Resistance 3; music remains a vital part of the game experience.--9/7/2011 3:39:58 PM--
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September 7th, 2011

Last Updated 2206 days, 19 hours, 50 minutes ago

FPS Fans: Obviously, Graphics Are The Most Important
This is an unassuming, non-inflammatory assumption and question: do shooter fans put graphics at the top of their priority list? It sure seems that way.--9/7/2011 12:05:49 PM--
2206 days, 19 hours, 50 minutes old - 61 comments

DICE On Mirror's Edge Sequel: "Nothing's Impossible"
EA says it isn't out of the realm of possibility and the developer says they "haven't killed off" the franchise, either. So please give us that sequel!--9/7/2011 11:01:18 AM--
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Crytek Boss Defends Unlawful Firing Allegations
In the past week, Crytek has come under fire for some bad business practices, including the poor treatment of employees. But the boss has a rebuttal.--9/7/2011 10:43:46 AM--
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Arkham City New Game Plus Detailed
There's plenty of incentive to play through Batman: Arkham City again. You get all your earned XP and upgrades, but the enemies will be more difficult.--9/7/2011 10:31:09 AM--
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PS3 Review: Resistance 3
Resistance has finally returned, but can Insomniac compete with the big boys? The expectations were super high, after all...and many were skeptical...--9/6/2011 9:22:38 PM--
2207 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes old - 103 comments

Resistance 3 vs. Dead Island: Gamers Have A Tough Decision
Both games are now available, and both are garnering widespread critical acclaim. Furthermore, the fall launch lineup looms large...what to do?--9/6/2011 9:21:32 PM--
2207 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 48 comments

More Evidence Found For Devil May Cry HD Collection
It makes sense. So many big-name franchises are getting the high-definition treatment this generation and besides, we've heard this rumor before...--9/6/2011 9:19:44 PM--
2207 days, 10 hours, 36 minutes old - 28 comments

Resistance 3: The Final Weapon And The First DLC
Insomniac has provided more details for all you Resistance fans: learn about the final weapon in your arsenal and the first piece of DLC, set for October 4.--9/6/2011 9:18:36 PM--
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September 6th, 2011

Last Updated 2207 days, 16 hours, 43 minutes ago

Ninja Theory Boss: Current AAA-Driven Market Is Unhealthy
Ninja Theory creative chief Tameem Antoniades says the retail demand for AAA supremacy is "stifling creativity," and the current model is "creaking."--9/6/2011 3:12:56 PM--
2207 days, 16 hours, 43 minutes old - 33 comments

Silent Hill: Downpour Gameplay Gives Us The Chills
Hey, a new Silent Hill is coming, and developer Vatra seems to understand the purpose of this series. Dark, scary, intimidating...looks great!--9/6/2011 11:06:29 AM--
2207 days, 2 49 minutes old - 27 comments

Dead Nation DLC: Head Down The Road Of Devastation
It's one of the most addictive and accomplished titles available on the PSN, and this add-on content will present you with new weapons, enemies and choices.--9/6/2011 9:49:13 AM--
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Insomniac: We Can Get More Out Of The PlayStation 3
The Resistance developers say the PS3 has more gas left in the tank, and they would appreciate a chance to become experts working with the console.--9/6/2011 9:37:10 AM--
2207 days, 22 hours, 18 minutes old - 33 comments

Critics Contributing To JRPG Demise?
When the critics keep saying a certain style or mechanic is outdated and flawed in some way, this must have a definite impact on game developers.--9/5/2011 9:29:36 PM--
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PS3 Review: Driver: San Francisco
Driver is back and although the story is downright ridiculous and the difficulty can spike, the action is ceaseless and the presentation is tight.--9/5/2011 9:27:19 PM--
2208 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes old - 15 comments

Rumor: Vita In Japan On November 12, In US By March 31
The latest rumor says the PlayStation Vita will launch in Japan on November 12, and will release in Western territories before March 31. Hope it's true!--9/5/2011 9:26:10 PM--
2208 days, 10 hours, 29 minutes old - 20 comments

Kojima: Better Technology Widens Cultural Gap
Hideo Kojima always has his finger on the pulse of the gaming world, and he says superior technology actually highlights the Japanese/Western gap.--9/5/2011 9:24:45 PM--
2208 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes old - 43 comments

Ni No Kuni Trailer Presents A Gorgeous, Diverse World
It's our best look yet at the PlayStation 3 version of this vibrant and promising RPG. The landscape is painfully pretty and the gameplay seems unique.--9/5/2011 9:23:11 PM--
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September 5th, 2011

Last Updated 2208 days, 21 hours, 34 minutes ago

Amy: Examine Chilling Faces Of Horror
Downloadable games are getting bigger and more impressive by the day; check out what developer Lexis Numérique is doing with character faces in Amy.--9/5/2011 10:21:11 AM--
2208 days, 21 hours, 34 minutes old - 10 comments

HD Collection's Peace Walker Gets Online Co-Op
The Metal Gear Solid HD Collection comes with quite a few bells and whistles, and that includes online co-op for Peace Walker. You NEED this package.--9/5/2011 9:49:28 AM--
2208 days, 22 hours, 6 minutes old - 15 comments

Lightning Figurine Strikes A Pose
Square Enix's Play Arts figures are often well worth the cost, especially if you're a huge fan of the character in question. Lightning looks great!--9/5/2011 10:02:45 AM--
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Naughty Dog Won't Ruin Nathan And Elena's Relationship
Many fans of the series are worried that Naughty Dog will just plain ruin the dynamic between the two original main characters. But it won't happen.--9/4/2011 9:25:15 PM--
2209 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes old - 45 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Dead Island Will Need Good Reviews
While many are intrigued by Techland's promising action extravaganza with RPG elements, the game will need critic support. Now, about Resistance 3...--9/4/2011 9:24:01 PM--
2209 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes old - 34 comments

Rumor: Syphon Filter 4 Set For Winter 2012 Launch?
According to the Italian version of the Official PlayStation Magazine, the fourth Syphon Filter will be exclusive to the PS3, and it'll release next year.--9/4/2011 9:22:57 PM--
2209 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes old - 28 comments

Persona 2: Innocent Sin Earns North American Date
It's a traditional JRPG with tons of longevity and a singular flair unique to the Shin Megami Tensei and Persona franchises, and it's headed your way.--9/4/2011 9:21:55 PM--
2209 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 17 comments

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September 4th, 2011

Last Updated 2210 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes ago

PS3 Review: The Baconing
The DeathSpank sequel is here and if you enjoyed the original, you'll probably have lots of fun with The Baconing. It can get a little tiring, though.--9/3/2011 9:22:53 PM--
2210 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes old - 4 comments

Ben's Week In Review: September 4
It's good to hear that Capcom and Ninja Theory are working closely on DMC, Sledgehammer needs to clarify a comment, and new content is a-comin'!--9/3/2011 9:18:42 PM--
2210 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes old - 35 comments

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September 3rd, 2011

Last Updated 2210 days, 21 hours, 46 minutes ago

MW3 Multiplayer Details: Killstreaks, Modes, Weapons
The details continue to flood out from the Call of Duty XP weekend. Now we've got a ton of new multiplayer info for Modern Warfare 3...what do you think?--9/3/2011 10:09:28 AM--
2210 days, 21 hours, 46 minutes old - 43 comments

CoD Third-Person Title Is World Class, Uncharted Isn't
Sledgehammer Games is working on a third-person Call of Duty, and they say the Uncharted fans will like it...God knows, they need a "world class" game.--9/3/2011 9:55:19 AM--
2210 days, 22 hours old - 89 comments

Editorial: What Happened To Final Fantasy Versus XIII?
Okay, seriously, where'd it go? When the year started, we were convinced the game would get all sorts of attention, but what have we really learned?--9/2/2011 9:13:51 PM--
2211 days, 10 hours, 42 minutes old - 67 comments

Kevin Butler Channels Braveheart For The Chimeran Invasion
KB's first gig as a returning Sony spokesman hero? Braveheart. No, we're not really kidding; the Chimera are invading and we must storm the field!--9/2/2011 9:11:52 PM--
2211 days, 10 hours, 44 minutes old - 25 comments

Deus Ex DLC Coming In October
The first batch of downloadable content for Deus Ex: Human Revolution arrives next month. It's called The Missing Link, and Jensen will be stripped bare...--9/2/2011 9:10:28 PM--
2211 days, 10 hours, 45 minutes old - 16 comments

Premium Call Of Duty Elite Service Detailed, Priced
Well, now we know. If you want to be a premium member of the Call of Duty Elite service, you need $50/year. It'll net you all sorts of cool perks!--9/2/2011 9:09:09 PM--
2211 days, 10 hours, 46 minutes old - 38 comments

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September 2nd, 2011

Last Updated 2211 days, 2 4 minutes ago

My Ridiculously Stupid Reason Why I Won't Use DLC
Downloadable content is designed to expand and enhance the experience of a game so by all rights, it should be great for games you love. And yet...--9/2/2011 11:51:50 AM--
2211 days, 2 4 minutes old - 76 comments

PSXE Show Episode #5 Running Now, Next Episode Incoming
The hurricane stopped us from organizing our party for the fifth episode but don't worry, we'll all get together again when Episode #6 arrives in due time.--9/2/2011 10:40:07 AM--
2211 days, 21 hours, 15 minutes old - 5 comments

Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer World Premiere Heats Up
The world premiere of the MW3 multiplayer is here and everyone is talking about it. Nearly four minutes of heated competition, complete with cinematics.--9/2/2011 10:38:18 AM--
2211 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes old - 77 comments

Inside Source: PS4 Launches In A Year And A Half
Apparently, someone attended a "high-level meeting" at Sony, where he learned that the new PlayStation would be ready to go in 18 months. ...um, really?--9/2/2011 10:29:18 AM--
2211 days, 21 hours, 26 minutes old - 57 comments

Dungeon Siege III DLC: New Content, Gameplay Upgrades
The first piece of downloadable content for DSIII is a big one. Treasures of the Sun features new quests, enemies and items, and updates the gameplay.--9/2/2011 10:16:53 AM--
2211 days, 21 hours, 39 minutes old - 7 comments

PS3 Review: Madden NFL 2012
We can always rely on the long-running Madden series to deliver a solid, authentic football experience every year, right? Well, kinda yes...kinda no.--9/1/2011 10:12:50 PM--
2212 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes old - 22 comments

Sony Bringing 18 Unannounced Vita Titles To TGS 2011
Sony has released the list of games that will be playable at this year's Tokyo Game Show but even more intriguing are all those unannounced Vita titles...--9/1/2011 9:39:55 PM--
2212 days, 10 hours, 16 minutes old - 40 comments

Capcom Seeks Western Partners For Better Overseas Sales
Don't act surprised. Capcom has already forged Western partnerships to increase their overseas share, and they intend to continue down that path.--9/1/2011 9:38:11 PM--
2212 days, 10 hours, 17 minutes old - 15 comments

Activision Reveals Big CoD Stats
If it's called "Call of Duty," consumers will respond. 18 million Black Ops map packs sold, and MW3 pre-orders are on track to set yet another record.--9/1/2011 9:35:41 PM--
2212 days, 10 hours, 20 minutes old - 30 comments

Plus Members Get The Revelations Multiplayer Beta Now
If you're a PlayStation Plus member or a lucky Uplay member (and PS3 owner), you can jump into the multipayer beta for the new Assassin's Creed tomorrow.--9/1/2011 9:34:17 PM--
2212 days, 10 hours, 21 minutes old - 25 comments

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September 1st, 2011

Last Updated 2212 days, 19 hours, 57 minutes ago

PS3 Preview: Quantum Conundrum
This new first-person puzzler from Portal veteran Kim Swift and Airtight Games looks great. You'll have to conquer no less than five challenging dimensions!--9/1/2011 11:58:50 AM--
2212 days, 19 hours, 57 minutes old - 10 comments

Hey RPG Fans, You Might Want To Check Out Dead Island
Even though it isn't technically an RPG, it definitely holds a lot of the same characteristics. Dead Island might really surprise you role-players!--9/1/2011 10:58:47 AM--
2212 days, 2 57 minutes old - 68 comments

PSN Recovers: "The Summer Of Our Discontent Is Behind Us"
Sony is pleased to announce today that the Network has fully recovered from the cyberattack earlier this year; 3 million new customers have arrived.--9/1/2011 10:56:00 AM--
2212 days, 2 59 minutes old - 26 comments

L.A. Noire Developer Placed Into Administration
Unfortunately, we could've predicted this. Team Bondi has officially been moved into administration, which is usually the beginning of the end.--9/1/2011 10:54:28 AM--
2212 days, 21 hours, 1 minute old - 19 comments

Free RDR Myths & Mavericks Pack: Maps And Characters
This completely free piece of DLC comes loaded with all new multiplayer maps and characters. It's just more reason to keep playing Red Dead!--9/1/2011 10:51:56 AM--
2212 days, 21 hours, 4 minutes old - 14 comments

Author: Gaming Is Mature And Helps Us "Pursue Our Passions"
A game scholar and professor has recently penned a book entitled, "How To Do Things With Videogames," and it's seeks to enlighten the...well, unenlightened.--8/31/2011 9:27:44 PM--
2213 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes old - 14 comments

Uncharted Dual Pack Brings Double The Drake Goodness
It's the ultimate action/adventure pack! We get both Uncharted: Drake's Deception and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, along with a bunch of extra content!--8/31/2011 9:31:23 PM--
2213 days, 10 hours, 24 minutes old - 40 comments

MW3 Hardened Edition Details?
This isn't official, but it appears that we know the contents of the Modern Warfare 3 Hardened Edition. It's the European version, though, so who knows?--8/31/2011 9:29:44 PM--
2213 days, 10 hours, 26 minutes old - 15 comments

PSN, Qriocity Become Part Of The Sony Entertainment Network
It's a little confusing but essentially, Sony Network Entertainment has sorta become the Sony Entertainment Network. And Qriocity gets a name change.--8/31/2011 9:24:11 PM--
2213 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes old - 8 comments

Dead Island Launch Trailer: Zombies, Drama, Blood
Techland's ambitious title demands that you survive the plague next week; watch the launch trailer to see what you're up against. It's freaky!--8/31/2011 9:25:43 PM--
2213 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes old - 36 comments

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