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January 31st, 2012

Last Updated 1997 days, 10 hours, 9 minutes ago

Dragon's Dogma Graced With Resident Evil 6 Demo
Capcom's Dragon's Dogma will include a demo for RE6, but PS3 owners may be annoyed that they have to wait 2 months longer than Xbox 360 owners.--1/31/2012 10:52:27 AM--
1997 days, 10 hours, 9 minutes old - 19 comments

THQ Warned, May Be Removed From The NASDAQ Exchange
THQ has received a delisting notice from the NASDAQ. Their stock has been below $1 for 30 consecutive days, and that needs to rise...soon.--1/31/2012 10:39:07 AM--
1997 days, 10 hours, 22 minutes old - 25 comments

Activision Gives You 55 Reasons To Pre-Order Prototype 2
Believe it or not, those who pre-order the game or grab a first-run copy on launch day will snag a Radnet voucher...which grants access to 55 pieces of DLC!--1/31/2012 10:26:05 AM--
1997 days, 10 hours, 35 minutes old - 15 comments

PlayStation Vita: Do Enough Games Translate To Success?
Usually, it's enough to have great games on the shelves. That's really all gaming systems have needed down through the years. But times change...--1/30/2012 9:27:51 PM--
1997 days, 23 hours, 34 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Review: Final Fantasy XIII-2
The anticipated sequel is here and yes, the gameplay is better. To some extent, Square Enix listened. They really did. ...but they forgot a few things.--1/30/2012 9:26:15 PM--
1997 days, 23 hours, 35 minutes old - 81 comments

Harmonix Currently Working On An "Unannounced Title"
The Rock Band developer is working on multiple projects and one of them is coming to the PlayStation Network (along with Facebook). What could it be?--1/30/2012 9:24:15 PM--
1997 days, 23 hours, 37 minutes old - 1 comment

Twisted Metal: Health Pick Up Debate
Health pick-ups will be part of the Twisted Metal experience, but some players don't like the idea. Do you think it "dumbs down" the multiplayer action?--1/30/2012 9:25:08 PM--
1997 days, 23 hours, 36 minutes old - 12 comments

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January 30th, 2012

Last Updated 1998 days, 8 hours, 46 minutes ago

Madden NFL 12 Picks Giants In A Close Super Bowl Victory
EA Sports is at it again: they're picking this year's Super Bowl victor, and although the Pats come back from a 24-10 deficit, New York wins it late.--1/30/2012 12:15:19 PM--
1998 days, 8 hours, 46 minutes old - 12 comments

Curt Schilling Explains Amalur's Online Pass Incentive
Kingdoms of Amalur shouldn't have any such program, so say the gamers, but the extra content received for that "Pass" is described as "Day 1 DLC."--1/30/2012 10:24:35 AM--
1998 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes old - 34 comments

Soul Calibur V DLC: Classic Music, Fairy Wings, Bikinis
The character customization feature in Soul Calibur V is destined to be a big draw for hardcore fans, and the first DLC will give them more cosmetic items.--1/30/2012 10:06:43 AM--
1998 days, 10 hours, 55 minutes old - 23 comments

Indie Game: The Movie Honored At Sundance Film Festival
See, this is what we needed: a documentary on game development rather than a terrible adaptation of some kind. And the result is mainstream honors.--1/30/2012 9:49:46 AM--
1998 days, 11 hours, 12 minutes old - 3 comments

Why Do Western Games Have Superior Voice Performances?
Japanese games just don't seem to have that excellent professional voice acting we enjoy in high-profile Western titles, and it's a definite problem.--1/29/2012 9:44:22 PM--
1998 days, 23 hours, 17 minutes old - 89 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Gamers Evenly Split On Twisted Metal
In terms of excitement levels for Twisted Metal, gamers are split right down the middle. Now, are you surprised at the review scores for FFXIII-2?--1/29/2012 9:42:32 PM--
1998 days, 23 hours, 19 minutes old - 15 comments

Sony: PS3's Momentum Means The PS4 Isn't Crucial
A Sony France executive says Sony doesn't "feel as much pressure" to produce a new piece of hardware. The competition might need it, but the PS3 is fine.--1/29/2012 9:41:22 PM--
1998 days, 23 hours, 20 minutes old - 0 comments

Square Enix Secret Team Toiling Away On An Unknown IP
The publisher may have another trick up its sleeve...a secret team is currently working on an "unannounced IP," which is bound to generate discussion...--1/29/2012 9:40:14 PM--
1998 days, 23 hours, 21 minutes old - 38 comments

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January 29th, 2012

Last Updated 1999 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: January 29
Hideo Kojima did the right thing by turning over Rising to Platinum Games, I hope Quantum Conundrum gets lots of attention, and I keep playing FFXIII-2.--1/28/2012 9:14:00 PM--
1999 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 42 comments

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January 28th, 2012

Last Updated 2000 days, 5 hours, 25 minutes ago

Why Final Fantasy XIII-2 Is Better Than Final Fantasy XIII
It's not a declaration of overall quality; it's a summary of what has been changed and upgraded so much of the gameplay is better than it was in FFXIII.--1/28/2012 3:36:44 PM--
2000 days, 5 hours, 25 minutes old - 48 comments

Soul Calibur V: Complete Fighter Roster
Who's in the new Soul Calibur? Well, it's a mix of new and returning faces, and here's the full list; just bear in mind that some rumors still persist...--1/28/2012 10:17:10 AM--
2000 days, 10 hours, 44 minutes old - 48 comments

Ubisoft: If We Focus On High Quality, We Can Be #1
After saying this year's Assassin's Creed will be the "biggest to date," Ubisoft says if they keep their focus on high-quality games, they can be top dog.--1/28/2012 9:59:12 AM--
2000 days, 11 hours, 2 minutes old - 37 comments

Is Final Fantasy XIII-2 The Least Anticipated FF Ever?
Down through video game history, every Final Fantasy launch has been met with excitement bordering on hysteria. But now we feel hostility.--1/27/2012 9:20:55 PM--
2000 days, 23 hours, 41 minutes old - 42 comments

Sony Gives You More Incentive To Purchase The 3G Vita
Maybe you didn't think it was a good deal before. Maybe you thought $300 was just too much. But wait, Sony has made the 3G Vita MUCH more attractive.--1/27/2012 9:19:50 PM--
2000 days, 23 hours, 42 minutes old - 0 comments

Reckoning Online Pass Gets You Seven Extra Quests
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is an EA game, so it'll have the Online Pass, which comes with all new copies. And 7 unlocked quests are another incentive.--1/27/2012 9:18:38 PM--
2000 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes old - 12 comments

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January 27th, 2012

Last Updated 2001 days, 10 hours, 20 minutes ago

Get Ready, Final Fantasy XIII-3 May Be A Foregone Conclusion
According to the Game Informer review, it seems that most of the endings in FFXIII-2 say "to be continued," and DLC won't suffice. ...yeah, that figures.--1/27/2012 10:41:52 AM--
2001 days, 10 hours, 20 minutes old - 81 comments

Quantum Conundrum: Portal Fans Are Gonna Love It
Portal designer Kim Swift leads us through eight minutes of Quantum Conundrum gameplay, and it has every chance of becoming an ingenious puzzler.--1/27/2012 10:27:00 AM--
2001 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 9 comments

The Fans Will Dictate Next-Gen Future Of Street Fighter
How might a next-generation Street Fighter look? Well, a lot of that will be decided by fan feedback...do they want character clothes to get torn off?--1/27/2012 10:15:44 AM--
2001 days, 10 hours, 46 minutes old - 0 comments

Don't Miss The Return Of An Iconic Franchise In February
Yes, Twisted Metal is coming, too, but don't forget about the hopefully triumphant return of another PlayStation classic- SSX. Time to fly high once more!--1/26/2012 9:23:52 PM--
2001 days, 23 hours, 38 minutes old - 26 comments

PS3 Review: Scarygirl
It's a platformer with a heavy dose of creative artistry and a singular flair. It just has a few mechanical problems that keep it from being an elite title.--1/26/2012 9:22:33 PM--
2001 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes old - 2 comments

Insomniac: Resistance Reached Its "Logical Conclusion"
Insomniac CEO Ted Price issued a public statement concerning the death of Resistance. ...but wait, it's not a "death," per se, it's merely a change...--1/26/2012 9:21:10 PM--
2001 days, 23 hours, 40 minutes old - 28 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines Pushed Back
The new Aliens game needs more time; the team won't be cutting any corners and as a result, Colonial Marines won't be ready to go until fall.--1/26/2012 9:19:38 PM--
2001 days, 23 hours, 42 minutes old - 22 comments

Twisted Metal, Syndicate Multiplayer Demos Next Week
Two multiplayer demos will be available on January 31, and you should probably try 'em both. Both are classic names in video game history, you know.--1/26/2012 9:18:38 PM--
2001 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes old - 17 comments

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January 26th, 2012

Last Updated 2002 days, 8 hours, 43 minutes ago

Gotham City Impostors Beta Available To All PSN Users
It's a comical twist on the standard multiplayer formula and if it sounds intriguing, log on to the Network today and download the beta test.--1/26/2012 12:18:12 PM--
2002 days, 8 hours, 43 minutes old - 12 comments

Capcom Labels Resident Evil 6 As "Dramatic Horror"
Some say RE6 just doesn't qualify as survival/horror any longer, and Capcom might agree. They're calling it "dramatic horror;" maybe it's more accurate.--1/26/2012 10:51:03 AM--
2002 days, 10 hours, 10 minutes old - 29 comments

Insomniac Is Done With Resistance
Sadly, Insomniac has confirmed that no more Resistance titles will be made. They're trying new things but we assume low R3 sales sealed the deal.--1/26/2012 10:36:29 AM--
2002 days, 10 hours, 25 minutes old - 62 comments

Mass Effect 3 Will Ease Newcomers Into The Storyline
BioWare admits they didn't do a good enough job of introducing new players to Mass Effect 2, and they don't plan to make that same mistake again with ME3.--1/26/2012 10:27:00 AM--
2002 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 24 comments

Is The Used Game Market Doomed?
With the rumor that the new Xbox will block used games, one has to wonder- if Sony did the same thing, wouldn't that spell the end for pre-owned titles?--1/25/2012 9:17:53 PM--
2002 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes old - 197 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We start with the launch trailer for The Darkness II, then offer new vids for Final Fantasy XIII-2, Asura's Wrath, SSX, Darksiders II, Mass Effect 3, MLB 12: The Show, Assassin's Creed: Revelations and more!--1/25/2012 9:15:59 PM--
2002 days, 23 hours, 46 minutes old

Jaffe Wants God Of War IV To Adopt A "Zelda Formula?"
When asked what he'd want to see in the new God of War, David Jaffe had an interesting reply, and one that's bound to generate plenty of discussion.--1/25/2012 9:14:20 PM--
2002 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 27 comments

Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC: Get Lightning Back In Your Party
Lightning isn't a playable character in the upcoming sequel. But apparently, all of that will change with new DLC...provided you can beat her in the coliseum.--1/25/2012 9:13:08 PM--
2002 days, 23 hours, 48 minutes old - 26 comments

Modern Warfare 3 DLC Content Calendar For Elite Members
Call of Duty Elite members will get a lot of love in 2012: between now and September, new MW3 content will arrive on a monthly basis, so get ready.--1/25/2012 9:11:58 PM--
2002 days, 23 hours, 50 minutes old - 12 comments

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January 25th, 2012

Last Updated 2003 days, 8 hours, 24 minutes ago

MLB 12: The Show First Look Trailer Showcases Upgrades
It's our first look at this year's The Show installment and once again, Sony has upped their game. All new features include Move, TruBroadcasts and more.--1/25/2012 12:37:41 PM--
2003 days, 8 hours, 24 minutes old - 9 comments

Kojima On Rising: "I Thought Nothing Good Would Come Of This"
At one point in the game's lengthy history, Hideo Kojima actually canceled the project. But now, if it becomes popular, they might even do a series.--1/25/2012 10:51:30 AM--
2003 days, 10 hours, 10 minutes old - 27 comments

Asphalt: Injection Fuels The Racing Fan's Desire For A Vita
It's yet another confirmed launch title for Sony's new portable, and this one features ten game modes and supports many of the Vita's cool features.--1/25/2012 10:35:24 AM--
2003 days, 10 hours, 26 minutes old - 0 comments

THQ Drops Kids Games, Focuses On "Core Franchises"
THQ is done with licensed entertainment for children, and it's time to focus on the key franchises. They're also planning new IPs for the next generation...--1/25/2012 10:21:20 AM--
2003 days, 10 hours, 40 minutes old - 26 comments

Is I Am Alive The Survival Title RE6 Should've Been?
Although it's not about monsters and blood, I Am Alive appears to take the next logical step in terms of survival adventures. Couldn't Capcom have tried?--1/24/2012 9:19:59 PM--
2003 days, 23 hours, 42 minutes old - 33 comments

PS3 Preview: UFC Undisputed 3
It's the most brutal sport around and if you're a fan, it's best to test your might in the virtual octagon as opposed to the real one. Career Mode FTW!--1/24/2012 9:18:20 PM--
2003 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes old - 2 comments

Jak And Daxter Collection Finally Hits Shelves On February 7
One of the most anticipated high-definition collections of the generation is only weeks away. Three great games, 3D support, and over 100 Trophies!--1/24/2012 9:16:23 PM--
2003 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 16 comments

Ed Boon Confirms Mortal Kombat 10?
We still don't think Twitter is the place for official announcements, but it seems as if Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon has confirmed the next entry...--1/24/2012 9:17:17 PM--
2003 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes old - 8 comments

Australia To Vote On New R18+ Rating Bill Next Month
Well, it's about damn time. If this new bill passes the Senate, Australia will finally have a video game rating - R18+ - for all those adult-oriented titles.--1/24/2012 9:14:43 PM--
2003 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 16 comments

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January 24th, 2012

Last Updated 2004 days, 11 hours, 10 minutes ago

Microsoft Admits Sony Did A "Great Job" With HD Remakes
Even the competition has to admit that high-def remakes of classic titles from the last generation was a damn good idea. But even so, no HD Halos. Sorry.--1/24/2012 9:51:21 AM--
2004 days, 11 hours, 10 minutes old - 107 comments

Naughty Dog Team Split For Uncharted 4, The Last Of Us
Yes, it appears to be true: Naughty Dog has one team working on their new IP, The Last Of Us, while the other appears to be cranking on Uncharted 4.--1/24/2012 9:37:18 AM--
2004 days, 11 hours, 24 minutes old - 21 comments

FIFA Street Secures March 13 Date
They've nailed down an exact release date for the new FIFA Street. It's likely that quite a few more goals will be scored than in the FIFA sims...--1/24/2012 9:25:41 AM--
2004 days, 11 hours, 36 minutes old - 5 comments

Which Generation Had The Best PlayStation Console?
No, it isn't an easy decision. But if you were forced to pick, which PlayStation goes down in the books as the best? There's a great deal to consider...--1/23/2012 9:29:27 PM--
2004 days, 23 hours, 32 minutes old - 77 comments

PS3 Preview: Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning (Hands-On)
It's a compelling new world to explore, and it has plenty of charm and depth. It's an interesting blend, and we hope RPG fanatics will enjoy the experience.--1/23/2012 9:27:44 PM--
2004 days, 23 hours, 34 minutes old - 15 comments

I Am Alive Trailer Stresses Survival
It's another great look at Ubisoft's game, which isn't about superhuman feats of strength or swarms of monsters. It's about gritty, fearful survival.--1/23/2012 9:26:16 PM--
2004 days, 23 hours, 35 minutes old - 11 comments

Dead Space Studio Hiring For New "Online Action Shooter"
It seems Visceral Games is boldly going where no developer has gone... Oh, we won't steal the quote, don't worry. But they've got a big new project...--1/23/2012 9:24:55 PM--
2004 days, 23 hours, 37 minutes old - 6 comments

Exploring Freaky Monsters In Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock
The freakier the better. The monsters in the new Doctor Who game (coming to the PS3 and Vita) are bound to rattle your nerves, which makes sense.--1/23/2012 9:23:31 PM--
2004 days, 23 hours, 38 minutes old - 9 comments

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January 23rd, 2012

Last Updated 2005 days, 9 hours, 24 minutes ago

Naughty Dog Working On PS4 Title?
According to a new job listing, Naughty Dog is already working on a next-gen concept, and the character models might exceed one million polygons!--1/23/2012 11:37:34 AM--
2005 days, 9 hours, 24 minutes old - 0 comments

Serious Sam 3: BFE For Consoles In The Works At Croteam
We had heard rumors that it was coming to consoles, but now it has been confirmed, as Devolver Digital has Tweeted that Croteam is working on the project.--1/23/2012 10:27:44 AM--
2005 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 8 comments

Jaffe On PSN Pass, Demo, Patch For Twisted Metal
David Jaffe makes a home video and talks about a bunch of topics, including the required PSN Pass for Twisted Metal, as well as an upcoming day-one patch.--1/23/2012 10:10:05 AM--
2005 days, 10 hours, 51 minutes old - 25 comments

GTAIII, Vice City Likely Headed To PSN
The ESRB has rated both Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for the PS3, and you know what that means. Now, about the trifecta...--1/23/2012 9:57:32 AM--
2005 days, 11 hours, 4 minutes old - 22 comments

Does It Make "More Sense" For MGS5 To Have More Action, Too?
After what Capcom said about Resident Evil 6, we're starting to worry about the future of other iconic Japanese franchises. Even MGS isn't immune...--1/22/2012 9:35:51 PM--
2005 days, 23 hours, 26 minutes old - 29 comments

Rumor: God Of War IV, Syphon Filter 4 To Be Announced
According to a UK publication, two PS3 exclusives will be officially revealed in February. One won't be a shock, but the other is a little surprising.--1/22/2012 9:16:59 PM--
2005 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 34 comments

Small Change To 3G Vita Data Plan
AT&T seems to have changed one of the available plans for the 3G PlayStation Vita. It actually turns out a little better for interested consumers.--1/22/2012 9:14:01 PM--
2005 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 0 comments

PSXE Poll Update: A Great Many Don't Care About FFXIII-2
Our latest poll shows that the majority of gamers just aren't interested in Final Fantasy XIII-2, but will the results will be different for Twisted Metal?--1/22/2012 9:15:24 PM--
2005 days, 23 hours, 46 minutes old - 43 comments

RE6 Details: Demo, Different Zombies, Multiplayer Info
New Resident Evil 6 information has been coming via the RE Twitter feed; fans should be paying attention, and online co-op seems to be confirmed...--1/22/2012 9:11:53 PM--
2005 days, 23 hours, 50 minutes old - 12 comments

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January 22nd, 2012

Last Updated 2006 days, 23 hours, 42 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: January 22
We probably should've guessed RE6 would be more action-oriented, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning could be fantastic, and I finish Gears of War 3.--1/21/2012 9:19:35 PM--
2006 days, 23 hours, 42 minutes old - 26 comments

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January 21st, 2012

Last Updated 2007 days, 10 hours, 18 minutes ago

I Am Alive Scared Into Digital Realm By The Last Of Us?
According to PSM3 magazine, Ubisoft was frightened by Naughty Dog's new title, which is why I Am Alive ended up going downloadable. ...really?--1/21/2012 10:43:06 AM--
2007 days, 10 hours, 18 minutes old - 24 comments

Syndicate Co-Op Sample: Time To Invade Western Europe
The four-player co-op demo will be available in ten days time, and it'll give you an idea of how corporate espionage works in the not-too-distant future.--1/21/2012 10:24:25 AM--
2007 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes old - 3 comments

Whatever Happened To Chrono Break?
Next to the FFVII remake rumor, this was one of the most popular and long-running rumors in the industry. So whatever happened to the new Chrono game?--1/20/2012 9:25:41 PM--
2007 days, 23 hours, 36 minutes old - 33 comments

Capcom: "Makes Sense" For Resident Evil To Have More Action
Oh crap. Capcom not only said it "makes sense" for Resident Evil to be more action-oriented, they brought up Call of Duty. ...when will it STOP?--1/20/2012 9:23:52 PM--
2007 days, 23 hours, 38 minutes old - 54 comments

Twisted Metal Golden, Valentine's Day Is Gonna Be Bloody
One of our most anticipated games of the year has gone gold! Come February 14, we can finally jump in our favorite vehicle and lay waste to the competition.--1/20/2012 9:23:00 PM--
2007 days, 23 hours, 38 minutes old - 10 comments

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January 20th, 2012

Last Updated 2008 days, 8 hours, 45 minutes ago

Rumor: Ubisoft Bundling Three Digital Hits
It seems the French publisher plans to put three downloadable hits into one package for brick-and-mortar retailers, but the US might not get it.--1/20/2012 12:16:52 PM--
2008 days, 8 hours, 45 minutes old - 11 comments

Twisted Metal Multiplayer: Party System, Matchmaking
More information has come down the pike for the multiplayer action in Twisted Metal. Also, the character of Kamikaze has been changed to Spectre.--1/20/2012 10:44:47 AM--
2008 days, 10 hours, 17 minutes old - 10 comments

Capcom: RE6 Is The "Ultimate Horror Entertainment"
We're already seeing details for Resident Evil 6: over 600 people are involved, the two key concepts are encouraging, and Leon and Chris will be playable.--1/20/2012 10:31:37 AM--
2008 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes old - 24 comments

Diablo III Changes Based On Beta Info
Blizzard has outlined some system changes they're making based on player feedback from the beta. The ID Scrolls are gone, and so are a few other things...--1/20/2012 10:18:59 AM--
2008 days, 10 hours, 43 minutes old - 18 comments

Is Resident Evil Still One Of The Industry's Defining Franchises?
Now that RE6 has been unveiled, will there be the normal amount of hype and anticipation? Or has Resident Evil's popularity dwindled over the years?--1/19/2012 9:16:59 PM--
2008 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 42 comments

PS3 Review: AMY
It had loads of potential. It was one of our most anticipated digital games of the year. It looked GREAT. But how did it turn out THIS badly? 'cries'--1/19/2012 9:15:35 PM--
2008 days, 23 hours, 46 minutes old - 27 comments

Resident Evil 6: A New Threat Invades On November 20
Capcom has announced the sixth Resident Evil iteration, which is scheduled to arrive in November. Two of your favorite characters are featured...--1/19/2012 9:14:28 PM--
2008 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 41 comments

Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2 Dated
JRPG fans have another reason to be happy; come the end of February, a highly anticipated sequel will hit store shelves. Lots of gameplay upgrades, too!--1/19/2012 9:13:22 PM--
2008 days, 23 hours, 48 minutes old - 35 comments

Mortal Kombat On Vita "Surprisingly Similar" To MK On PS3
The days of gimped portable versions of console games may be a thing of the past. The Vita is a very capable unit, and Mortal Kombat will look GOOD.--1/19/2012 9:12:24 PM--
2008 days, 23 hours, 49 minutes old - 0 comments

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January 19th, 2012

Last Updated 2009 days, 8 hours, 49 minutes ago

Vita Almost Didn't Have Analog Sticks
Sony has been talking about the early stages of development for the PlayStation Vita, and what ideas didn't make the cut. ...glad they kept the sticks.--1/19/2012 12:12:35 PM--
2009 days, 8 hours, 49 minutes old - 0 comments

How Kingdoms Of Amalur Stands Out From The RPG Crowd
So exactly how is this new RPG from Big Huge Games different from something like The Elder Scrolls? Well, it's not only different...it might be better.--1/19/2012 10:51:14 AM--
2009 days, 10 hours, 10 minutes old - 40 comments

Bioshock Infinite "1999 Mode" Will Test The Faithful's Mettle
2K Games has announced a new mode that "isn't for the faint of heart." Your upgrade decisions will be permanent, and you'll have to be VERY careful.--1/19/2012 10:33:58 AM--
2009 days, 10 hours, 28 minutes old - 21 comments

Shank 2 Dated, Expect An "Evolved Combat Experience"
The first was an artistically impressive side-scrolling brawler, and we know the sequel is gonna be even more appealing. Faceless goons are in trouble!--1/19/2012 10:22:16 AM--
2009 days, 10 hours, 39 minutes old - 3 comments

Nomura Talks Technical Improvements In Versus XIII
Square Enix boss Tetsuya Nomura has given us new updates for Final Fantasy Versus XIII; i.e., how far the game has come since it debuted last January.--1/18/2012 9:22:23 PM--
2009 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes old - 66 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We start with a look at the weapons in Max Payne 3, then give you new vids for Lollipop Chainsaw, Final Fantasy XIII-2, Yakuza: Dead Souls, SSX, Syndicate, The Darkness II, MLB 12: The Show and more!--1/18/2012 9:20:41 PM--
2009 days, 23 hours, 41 minutes old

"Rampage" Jackson Talks Career Mode In UFC Undisputed 3
It's time to see some blood on Valentine's Day! UFC Undisputed 3 hits on February 14 and in a new video, "Rampage" Jackson introduces the Career Mode.--1/18/2012 9:18:38 PM--
2009 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes old - 6 comments

Growlanser: Wayfarer Of Time Graces The PSP In July
It was released as Growlanser IV: Over Reloaded in Japan, and now it comes to North America for the first time, complete with all sorts of new updates.--1/18/2012 9:17:31 PM--
2009 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes old - 4 comments

Ninja Gaiden III Collector's Edition Boasts Dead Or Alive 5 Demo
In addition to a figurine, soundtrack, and art book, the Collector's Edition for Ninja Gaiden III also includes a playable sample for Dead or Alive 5!--1/18/2012 9:16:32 PM--
2009 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 4 comments

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January 18th, 2012

Last Updated 2010 days, 10 hours, 8 minutes ago

IO Exploring "Different Aspects" Of Agent 47 In Absolution
Hitman: Absolution will adopt a more personal, emotional sensation, as we'll learn a lot more about the main character. IO has some new tech as well.--1/18/2012 10:53:44 AM--
2010 days, 10 hours, 8 minutes old - 9 comments

When Platinum Took Over Rising, Stealth Was The First To Go
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will be playable at E3 but even more interesting is the fact that when Platinum got the project, they ditched the stealth.--1/18/2012 10:39:43 AM--
2010 days, 10 hours, 22 minutes old - 58 comments

Mass Effect 3 Demo Makes Valentine's Day Even Sweeter
BioWare has announced that a playable demo for one of 2012's hottest titles will be available to download on February 14. There's incentive to try it, too.--1/18/2012 10:27:45 AM--
2010 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes old - 15 comments

Kill The Fan Rage, Give DMC The Benefit Of The Doubt
Everyone is losing their minds over the new Devil May Cry in development at Ninja Theory. But there doesn't appear to be much reason behind the hate.--1/17/2012 9:19:13 PM--
2010 days, 23 hours, 42 minutes old - 33 comments

Vita Preview: Ridge Racer
You can't have a new PlayStation platform without a Ridge Racer title! And despite a lack of content, we're hoping for a fun, slick, addictive experience.--1/17/2012 9:17:19 PM--
2010 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes old - 0 comments

Sony: Vita Must Go Beyond A Great Handheld Experience
It's great that we're getting such a huge and diverse launch lineup, but these days, it's NOT all about the games. Especially in regards to portables...--1/17/2012 9:16:08 PM--
2010 days, 23 hours, 45 minutes old - 0 comments

Capcom Studio Working On Two Unknown "AAA Titles"
The team that brought you Dead Rising 2 is apparently cranking on an unannounced new IP and overall, two "AAA titles." Whatcha workin' on?--1/17/2012 9:14:34 PM--
2010 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes old - 24 comments

Starhawk Public Beta Open Now, Game Launches On May 8
Big news for those looking forward to the spiritual successor to Warhawk: the public beta for Starhawk has begun, and the launch date is set!--1/17/2012 9:13:34 PM--
2010 days, 23 hours, 48 minutes old - 9 comments

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January 17th, 2012

Last Updated 2011 days, 11 hours, 9 minutes ago

Mortal Kombat Takes Its Legendary Flair To The Vita
Last year's wildly successful reboot has paved the way for a Vita version, which will also boast new exclusive features. It's brutality on the go!--1/17/2012 9:52:53 AM--
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Multiplatform Ong-Bak Game To Crack Bones This Year
A Thailand-based developer is working on a game adaptation of the Ong-Bak movie series featuring Tony Jaa. Done correctly, this one could be fun.--1/17/2012 9:38:09 AM--
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Max Payne 3 Pushed Back To May
It was originally given a March launch window, but it seems Rockstar is going to need a couple extra months. They want to "ensure the highest quality."--1/17/2012 9:23:47 AM--
2011 days, 11 hours, 38 minutes old - 11 comments

Are Video Games More Fun If They're Totally Mindless?
During the dawn of the industry, all video games were mindless. And if we're supposed to be relaxing, shouldn't we be turning our brains off? Well...--1/16/2012 9:32:46 PM--
2011 days, 23 hours, 29 minutes old - 34 comments

PS3 Review: NFL Blitz
An arcade classic returns to the PlayStation Network, and it's loaded with all that over-the-top charisma long-time fans will recognize. Time to HIT 'em!--1/16/2012 9:31:09 PM--
2011 days, 23 hours, 30 minutes old - 5 comments

Rumor: Sledgehammer Cranking On Next-Gen Call Of Duty?
We all knew Call of Duty would come with us into the new generation, but could Sledgehammer Games already be working on a next-gen CoD installment...?--1/16/2012 9:29:10 PM--
2011 days, 23 hours, 32 minutes old - 22 comments

PSN "12 For '12" Sale Has Top Titles
Sony has kicked off their "12 for 2012" promotion on the PlayStation Network, which means that a dozen damn good titles are now available at a discount.--1/16/2012 9:27:56 PM--
2011 days, 23 hours, 34 minutes old - 11 comments

Tekken X Street Fighter: Character Fan Vote, Vita Version?
Designer Katsuhiro Harada is giving fans the chance to vote on the roster for Tekken X Street Fighter, and he says a Vita iteration is possible.--1/16/2012 9:26:58 PM--
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January 16th, 2012

Last Updated 2012 days, 8 hours, 57 minutes ago

Deus Ex Is Amazon's Best-Selling Digital Title Of 2011
Amazon has released their top 10 lists for both physical and digital game sales in 2011 and although one is predictable, the other offers a small surprise...--1/16/2012 12:04:45 PM--
2012 days, 8 hours, 57 minutes old - 6 comments

Sony: Wipeout 2048 Is A "Huge Game"
Just because the new Wipeout is on a handheld doesn't mean it'll be smaller in size. In fact, the devs say it's "the biggest Wipeout" they've ever made.--1/16/2012 10:17:50 AM--
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THQ Not Canceling New Games, "Excited" For The Future
Despite what you may have heard about THQ canceling their entire 2014 lineup, the publisher seems to be doing just fine; 2011 wasn't a bad year.--1/16/2012 10:05:51 AM--
2012 days, 10 hours, 56 minutes old - 5 comments

Dead Island DLC Offers New Character And New Weapons
Deep Silver has revealed the new Ryder White DLC for last year's zombie-slayin' extravaganza. Gotta love fresh single-player content, right?--1/16/2012 9:49:44 AM--
2012 days, 11 hours, 12 minutes old - 11 comments

Lollipop Chainsaw's Juliet Smokes Up The Cosplay Scene
Juliet is the cheerleader who loves to cut up hordes of ugly zombies. ...she was just begging to enter the world of cosplay, and the guys will be pleased.--1/15/2012 9:32:28 PM--
2012 days, 23 hours, 29 minutes old - 13 comments

PSXE Poll Update: PS4 Won't Be Ready For Quite A While
Most readers don't think we'll see the new PlayStation until the end of 2013, and nearly as many say not until 2014. Now, who's psyched for FFXIII-2?--1/15/2012 9:31:02 PM--
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Playboy's Jo Garcia Signs On To Help Promote The Vita
Jo will be on the road again over the next couple of months, and this time, it's to assist in the promotion of Sony's new portable. Want one NOW, don't you?--1/15/2012 9:29:48 PM--
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Jaffe: Twisted Metal "About 1,000 Times Better" Than TM Black
David Jaffe says the new Twisted Metal is bigger and better than the 2001 title in just about every way. He's been watching the pre-orders on Amazon, too.--1/15/2012 9:28:20 PM--
2012 days, 23 hours, 33 minutes old - 12 comments

Gran Turismo 5 DLC: 6 New Cars, Route X Test Course
The third batch of downloadable content for GT5 is just about ready. It includes a half-dozen new cars (Lamborghini, baby!) and a great new test course.--1/15/2012 9:27:24 PM--
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January 15th, 2012

Last Updated 2013 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: January 15
All this genre-blending can get a little confusing, Sony should be able to take something away from the Vita launch in Japan, and I cave and get a new phone.--1/14/2012 9:18:22 PM--
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January 14th, 2012

Last Updated 2014 days, 10 hours, 52 minutes ago

GameStop: Consoles Are Safe From A Streaming Takeover
Although the retailer purchased Spawn Labs for the sake of game streaming, they don't believe consoles are going to disappear. Don't worry, old-schoolers.--1/14/2012 10:09:21 AM--
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Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice Of Arland Set For May
The newest entry in this long-running series has been confirmed for a May launch in North America and Europe. JRPG fans are definitely getting attention!--1/14/2012 9:52:13 AM--
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How Much Will Next-Gen Games Cost?
Next to the initial cost of hardware, this is the most important cost-related question. Will we see another standard $10 price rise? Or more...?--1/13/2012 9:31:51 PM--
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Sony Looking To Major Franchises To Boost Vita's Longevity
The PlayStation Vita's launch lineup is pretty impressive, but Sony needs to keep the games rollin'. Therefore, they're looking to recognizable names.--1/13/2012 9:30:03 PM--
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Oddworld: Munch's Oddyssee Confirmed For PS3, Vita
Another Oddworld is set to receive a high-definition overhaul, and it's slated to arrive on the PS3, Vita, and other platforms some time soon.--1/13/2012 9:29:13 PM--
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January 13th, 2012

Last Updated 2015 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes ago

Starhawk Public Multiplayer Beta Takes Flight On January 17
If you missed out on the private beta, you'll get your chance to try Starhawk next week. The multiplayer is a very cool mix of action and strategy elements.--1/13/2012 11:30:53 AM--
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Hitman Dev Comments On Changes In The Stealth Genre
There's no doubt that IO has amped up the action elements in the new Hitman, but that doesn't mean stealth isn't there. Genres BLEND these days.--1/13/2012 10:20:53 AM--
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Sony: Move Could've, Should've Done Better In The UK
The PlayStation Move has sold relatively well compared to the competition, but Sony says it went through a slow period in 2011. Get that software out!--1/13/2012 10:04:13 AM--
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DICE Cracking Down On BF3 Cheaters
If you're one of those irritating offenders in Battlefield 3, DICE is gonna find you. And when they do, you could be looking at a permanent ban.--1/13/2012 9:52:35 AM--
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The Lure Of The New Console Is Losing Its...Allure
It's hard to pinpoint, exactly, but we're just not as psyched for the new generation as we probably should be. Frankly, the PS3 is more than enough.--1/12/2012 9:32:31 PM--
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PS3 Preview: Asura's Wrath (Hands-On)
It's brazen, hectic, and totally over-the-top in every sense of the term. There's a heavy emphasis on QTEs, but this remains a wicked invigorating romp.--1/12/2012 9:30:49 PM--
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December NPD: Sales Fall 21%, Modern Warfare 3 Tops
The industry suffered through a down December, as hardware sales plummeted 28% and only software didn't totally tank. But the PS3 definitely sold well!--1/12/2012 9:27:02 PM--
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Uncharted 3 Leads AIAS Nominations
Naughty Dog's most recent gem leads the charge with 12 nominations, and several other well-deserving titles earn the recognition of the AIAS.--1/12/2012 9:25:53 PM--
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ICO, Shadow Of The Colossus Become New PSN Legends
Two more fantastic PS2 titles will become available to download on the PlayStation Network next week. Classics that should always be remembered!--1/12/2012 9:24:38 PM--
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January 12th, 2012

Last Updated 2016 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes ago

Source: Either Sony Or Microsoft Won't Have A Next-Gen Console
Um...really? A new source says "not all current console manufacturers" will be creating a console for the new generation. Is Sony stepping back?--1/12/2012 12:52:00 PM--
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Sony: Can't Predict Anything From Vita Launch In Japan
The markets are just extremely different, and Sony says it's almost "impossible" to predict how the Vita will fare in other regions based on the Japan launch.--1/12/2012 10:10:14 AM--
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Ninja Gaiden III Multiplayer Footage: Kill All The Ninjas
We've always wanted to see how multiplayer would work in a hardcore action game like Ninja Gaiden III. ...well, now we know. Prepare for the onslaught!--1/12/2012 9:56:28 AM--
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GAME Leaks Medal Of Honor 2, New Need For Speed Title
The British retailer outed two new EA projects, neither of which is a shock. It seems we can expect more info on both MoH2 and a new Need for Speed.--1/12/2012 9:37:42 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Grand Slam Tennis 2 (Hands-On)
This demo proves that GST2 has a lot going for it: fantastic commentary, the official license for Wimbledon, Move support, and solid gameplay.--1/11/2012 9:34:42 PM--
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Could The PS3 End Up With More Sales Than The 360 And Wii?
If you consider the current numbers and the likely future, it might not be surprising to see the PS3 on top of this generation's sales charts.--1/11/2012 9:33:08 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
We lead off with two new gameplay vids for Final Fantasy XIII-2, then bring you trailers for Asura's Wrath, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Soul Calibur V, SSX, ScaryGirl, Tiger Woods PGA 13 and more!--1/11/2012 9:31:11 PM--
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I Am Alive Earns Finalized Launch Date?
According to a European source, I Am Alive should land on the PSN and XBLA on February 22. We've been waiting to try this one for...what, years?--1/11/2012 9:27:43 PM--
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Zipper Interactive's Unit 13 For Vita Hits Shelves On March 6
It's one of the most anticipated titles for Sony's new portable, and it'll be available a couple weeks after the Vita launches. Unit 13 = promising.--1/11/2012 9:25:13 PM--
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Original Killzone Targets PSN
It's part of that great "Only on PSN" program; another PS2 classic that deserves a place in the downloadable world. The first Killzone was good fun.--1/11/2012 9:26:38 PM--
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January 11th, 2012

Last Updated 2017 days, 8 hours, 50 minutes ago

Binary Domain Delayed A Couple Weeks
If you were planning on picking up Binary Domain on Valentine's Day, you'll have to put your plans on hold. Sega's squad-based shooter has been pushed back.--1/11/2012 12:11:35 PM--
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Devs Used PS3 As Lead Platform For Hitman: Absolution
We've learned that yet another high-profile game began the development cycle on Sony's platform, which has apparently become common practice.--1/11/2012 10:32:11 AM--
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Sony, Taco Bell To Give Away One Vita Every 15 Minutes
It's one of those ad campaigns Sony was talking about: visit a participating Taco Bell location between January 26 and March 11, and you could win...--1/11/2012 10:12:32 AM--
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Mass Effect 3, Reckoning Demos: Cross-Promotional Items
It's incentive to play both demos. Play one and receive special in-game items for the other, so role-playing fanatics can gain the advantage early.--1/11/2012 9:55:32 AM--
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PS3 Preview: Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Hands-On)
If you had forgotten, the playable demo for FFXIII-2 is now available to download. We hope you really like the new monster mechanic, because it's huge.--1/10/2012 9:53:11 PM--
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Will Sony Exclusives Continue To Reign On The PS4?
Sony has had the upper hand in the exclusive department for most of this generation; will they enjoy the same kind of domination with the PS4?--1/10/2012 9:24:39 PM--
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Gamers Want Backwards Compatibility In Next-Gen Consoles
According to a recent survey, gamers definitely want to see backwards compatibility in next-gen systems. On the other hand, few believe it'll happen.--1/10/2012 9:23:36 PM--
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Can We Finally Say Diablo III Is Confirmed For Consoles?
Okay, this has to be it. It isn't a press release, but when the Blizzard Community Manager says "yes," that HAS to be good enough; Diablo III for the PS3!--1/10/2012 9:20:48 PM--
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Analyst: Next-Gen Consoles Won't Abandon Game Discs
One analyst says physical media isn't going anywhere in the near future, which means the next-generation game consoles will stick with discs.--1/10/2012 9:22:34 PM--
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January 10th, 2012

Last Updated 2018 days, 5 hours, 30 minutes ago

Sony Won't Confirm PS4, Says PS3 Is In A "Great Period"
Despite the big rumor, Sony has said they're not thinking about future consoles at this point in time, and we're just entering a "great period" for the PS3.--1/10/2012 3:31:55 PM--
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Ghost Recon Future Soldier Beta, Release Date Announced
The new Ghost Recon has a finalized release date and if you're psyched, you'll want to participate in the multiplayer beta, which is set for April 3.--1/10/2012 4:06:35 PM--
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Travel To New Locales In Revelations Multiplayer Map Pack
The latest DLC for Assassin's Creed: Revelations is only a couple weeks away; it delivers six new maps, plus old favorites from 2010's Brotherhood.--1/10/2012 3:40:39 PM--
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Mad Catz Reveals Their Fight Stick For Soul Calibur V
It's another officially licensed arcade stick for one of the most anticipated fighters of the year. And Mad Catz always brings the slickness, right?--1/10/2012 9:29:45 AM--
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Vita Preview: Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational
It's one of our favorite PlayStation franchises, and we can't wait to play it on the Vita. The control should be rock solid and it looks absolutely fantastic.--1/9/2012 9:24:21 PM--
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Sony Pulling Out All The Stops With PlayStation Vita Campaign
We'd like to be more excited, but we've heard similar claims from Sony before, about how they're really going to bombard everyone with ad campaigns...--1/9/2012 9:23:22 PM--
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PS3 Sells 3.9 Million During The Holidays
Boy, the PlayStation 3 sure had a great November/December stretch: Sony has revealed that nearly 4 million units were sold worldwide!--1/9/2012 9:22:25 PM--
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Gamers Vote And AMY Price Becomes $9.99 On The PSN
The game makers gave you a chance to make your voice heard and as a result, AMY's PSN price has been dropped. You just have to wait another week.--1/9/2012 9:21:12 PM--
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AT&T Confirms Data Plan Prices For Vita, 500k Sold In Japan
Sony first announced that the PlayStation Vita has hit the half-million mark in Japan, and then AT&T confirmed the data plan US prices for the 3G model.--1/9/2012 9:20:15 PM--
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January 9th, 2012

Last Updated 2019 days, 9 hours, 28 minutes ago

GameStop Enjoys 5% Holiday Rise To Over $3 Billion
Yeah, GameStop is doing just fine. Despite a nearly 20% decline in hardware, software sales rose nearly 10% and digital sales went WAY up.--1/9/2012 11:33:01 AM--
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Dead Space 2 Dev: A Struggle Between Design And Production
Originally, Dead Space 2 was going to have much tougher puzzles and apparently, more difficult scenarios. But you need a game that will sell, so...--1/9/2012 10:05:31 AM--
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Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition Dated
The ultimate edition for all you fighting aficionados has been dated. Come March, you'll want to pick up the Komplete Edition; it's the Komplete experience!--1/9/2012 9:52:20 AM--
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Euro Retailers Hint At March 2013 Launch For GTAV
While other evidence indicates a May or June 2012 launch, a couple European retailers seem to think GTAV won't be ready to go until NEXT March.--1/9/2012 9:39:44 AM--
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Does The Press Have A Negative Impact On Vita Sales?
We're not talking about opinion articles; we're talking about simple news stories that report sales numbers. Might they contribute to lower sales...?--1/8/2012 9:59:09 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Most Are Perfectly Happy With The PS3
Although Sony may unveil the PS4 at E3 2012, most gamers are plenty happy with the current machine. By the way, when do you think the PS4 will arrive?--1/8/2012 9:39:59 PM--
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Jaffe Hopes Twisted Metal Can Ultimately Sell 1-2 Million
We're hoping Twisted Metal hits big, and so does David Jaffe. To be profitable, the game needs to double the overall sales of Twisted Metal: Black.--1/8/2012 9:38:33 PM--
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Lightbox On Starhawk Beta: "Ton Of Highs With A Few Lows"
A developer always appreciates all the great feedback received during a beta test, and Lightbox Interactive says the Starhawk beta was very positive.--1/8/2012 9:37:31 PM--
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Ninja Theory Defends Their Involvement In Devil May Cry
Despite all the abuse, Ninja Theory has always maintained the same philosophy: they're going to make the best action game they can, and that's that.--1/8/2012 9:36:41 PM--
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January 8th, 2012

Last Updated 2020 days, 23 hours, 52 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: January 8
The new consoles are "already" upon us (time really flies, damnit), some surveys should never exist, and I dive into Gears of War 3 and wait for AMY.--1/7/2012 9:09:10 PM--
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January 7th, 2012

Last Updated 2021 days, 10 hours, 45 minutes ago

Media Molecule Lays Out The Bucks For New Innovations
The LittleBigPlanet developer doesn't want to rely entirely on their trademark franchise anymore, so they're spending big money on something new...--1/7/2012 10:16:26 AM--
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Shenmue Creator Wants To Grab The License From Sega
Yu Suzuki says he's interested in obtaining the license rights for Shenmue, although Sega still owns the IP. Will Suzuki finally give us Shenmue 3?--1/7/2012 10:04:49 AM--
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How Much Should The PS4 Cost?
If we have to start talking about the PlayStation 4, we all know what the most popular question will be: "How much will it cost?" What's a good price?--1/6/2012 9:28:52 PM--
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New PlayStation, Xbox To Make E3 2012 A Historic Event
Believe it or not, sources are saying both Microsoft AND Sony will reveal their new consoles at E3 this year. Are you ready for the next generation...?--1/6/2012 9:27:14 PM--
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AMY Producers Give Gamers A Chance To Choose PSN Price
Many noticed that the XBLA and PSN prices weren't the same for AMY, so the guys in charge are actually letting gamers vote on the PSN price. Niiiice.--1/6/2012 9:23:49 PM--
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Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition Crosses Finish Line On January 17
We had heard that it was on the way and here's the announcement. This bad boy includes a whole mess of awesome content for the great price of $39.99.--1/6/2012 9:21:52 PM--
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January 6th, 2012

Last Updated 2022 days, 8 hours, 24 minutes ago

Survey: Mobile Gaming Is Popular...Among Mobile Gamers
Some surveys really need to be dissected. When you put up a poll at a mobile gaming website and ask if the readers play mobile games, well...--1/6/2012 12:37:55 PM--
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Alan Wake Dev: Games Will Become More Like Services
One designer sees the disappearance of physical sequels, and the rise of "continuous" games that keep growing and expanding via updates.--1/6/2012 10:51:06 AM--
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Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus Joins The Fun On Vita Launch Day
The Vita launch lineup was already the largest in PlayStation history but now, add another great game to the list. This has always been a stellar franchise!--1/6/2012 10:34:58 AM--
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Square Enix Announces ScaryGirl
A game based on Nathan Jurevicius' award-winning graphic novel is right around the corner, and it should be loaded with lots of bizarre action platform fun.--1/6/2012 10:17:14 AM--
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What Will Square Enix Do If FFXIII-2 Is A Sales Failure?
Final Fantasy XIII-2 doesn't appear to be doing well in Japan and all indications are that it won't sell great here, either. So what's S-E gonna do...?--1/5/2012 9:20:50 PM--
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PS3 Review: All Zombies Must Die!
Nailing zombies over and over can be great for relieving stress, but there's a repetition and frustration limit the game should never, ever exceed.--1/5/2012 9:18:56 PM--
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GameFly's Most Requested 2011 Title ISN'T Modern Warfare 3
You would just assume that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the most wanted title at GameFly last year. But something else claimed the top spot...--1/5/2012 9:16:08 PM--
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AMY Haunts PSN On January 10
We've wanted to play this ever since it was announced and now, it's only a few days away. Survival/horror fans, this one's just for you.--1/5/2012 9:17:15 PM--
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Demo Available On PSN Next Week
This is a first, isn't it? Square Enix will be putting a playable demo of FFXIII-2 on the Store next week, so we'll be able to play it a few weeks early.--1/5/2012 9:15:10 PM--
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January 5th, 2012

Last Updated 2023 days, 8 hours, 49 minutes ago

Vita Sales Fall Again In Japan, PS3 And PSP Sell More
The Japanese sales charts are out and the new PlayStation Vita has fallen for a second straight week. Will the Vita do better in the US and Europe?--1/5/2012 12:12:08 PM--
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BioWare Working On The Best Possible Mass Effect 3 Ending
They'll do more in the Mass Effect universe in the future but for now, the trilogy must end in March. And BioWare doesn't want to disappoint their fans.--1/5/2012 10:52:23 AM--
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Two House Of The Dead Titles Lurch Towards The PSN
Sega has revealed that both House of the Dead 3 and House of the Dead 4 will release exclusively on the PSN and of course, both are primed for Move.--1/5/2012 10:40:20 AM--
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SCEA Announces The Tester Season 3 Cast
The third season of this PSN-exclusive reality show will kick off on February 7, and the list of contestants (and impressive prizes) has been revealed.--1/5/2012 10:27:47 AM--
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Are Japanese Devs Wrong In Their View Of Western Gamers?
It always seems as if Japanese developers are making certain assumptions, and these assumptions aren't always true. We don't only care about shooters.--1/4/2012 9:28:16 PM--
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Vita Videos Updated
We have footage for Uncharted: Golden Abyss, plus more looks at Touch My Katamari, Gravity Rush, ModNation Racers: Road Trip, Hot Shots Golf: World International and Resistance: Burning Skies.--1/4/2012 9:26:18 PM--
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PS3 Videos Updated
It's a half-dozen new vids and Final Fantasy XIII-2 leads the way! We've also got Syndicate, UFC Undisputed 3, Grand Slam Tennis 2, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, and The King of Fighters XIII. --1/4/2012 9:23:06 PM--
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Tomb Raider Developer Prepping An "Exciting New IP"
Crystal Dynamics celebrates their 20th anniversary in 2012, and they've got a surprise in store... The Tomb Raider project isn't their only title in the hopper.--1/4/2012 9:18:43 PM--
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Vita Will Let You View Friends Of Friends
You can't view the Friends of your Friends on the PS3 or PSP, but the Vita will let you do it. Well, provided your buddies haven't made their lists private.--1/4/2012 9:21:29 PM--
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Ninja Theory Receives Death Threats Over DMC Reboot
Some gamers just take their passion way too far. It seems DMC developer Ninja Theory has actually received death threats over Dante's new look.--1/4/2012 9:19:54 PM--
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Don't Freak, the 3G Vita Hasn't Been Canceled For The US
When Amazon listed the 3G model of the PlayStation Vita as "discontinued by the manufacturer," all hell was about to break lose. But it ain't true.--1/4/2012 9:17:56 PM--
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January 4th, 2012

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Soul Calibur V Fights Its Way To Shelves On January 31
The latest entry in this fantastic series has landed a release date, and it's only weeks away! The Collector's Edition is also available for the die-hards.--1/4/2012 11:58:51 AM--
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Silent Hill: Downpour Lands March 6 Release Date
The new Silent Hill was supposed to arrive late last year, but developer Vatra delayed it for the sake of extra polish. The new date isn't far off.--1/4/2012 10:49:10 AM--
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Orc Attack Revealed: Gassy Orcs Take On Annoying Humans
Here's the scenario: the humans poisoned the orcs' water supply and that gave the orcs explosive flatulence. Yes, explosive. Now the humans will PAY.--1/4/2012 10:38:50 AM--
2024 days, 10 hours, 23 minutes old - 4 comments

Disaster Report Creator Working On New Title For PS3, Vita
Former Irem developer Kazuma Kujo (awesome name) and his new Granzella studio are cranking on an all-new IP, which is set for both the PS3 and Vita.--1/4/2012 10:22:43 AM--
2024 days, 10 hours, 39 minutes old - 4 comments

Feature: PSX Extreme Game Of The Year Awards 2011
It's time to hand out the hardware! What won big? What got skunked? More than two dozen awards have been distributed; applaud the deserving victors!--1/3/2012 9:22:50 PM--
2024 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes old - 121 comments

Levine: There's More To Elizabeth Besides Her Breasts
Irrational Games boss Ken Levine is a little miffed that the Internet only seems to care about Elizabeth's breasts. Bioshock Infinite deserves better.--1/3/2012 9:20:41 PM--
2024 days, 23 hours, 41 minutes old - 17 comments

Kojima Wants To Produce Multiple Titles
The Metal Gear Solid master continues to work on the secret Ogre Project and he also wants to produce other games...but WHAT other games?--1/3/2012 9:18:01 PM--
2024 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes old - 11 comments

Square Enix Teasing More Final Fantasy Versus XIII Info
Producer Yoshinori Kitase says "people will be excited" when they finally catch sight of FF Versus XIII again. Will they reveal all new details...?--1/3/2012 9:15:53 PM--
2024 days, 23 hours, 46 minutes old - 43 comments

Syndicate Four-Player Co-Op On Display
It's one of the year's most promising titles, and what better way to enjoy a slick sci-fi thriller than with three buddies? Four-player co-op is a big plus.--1/3/2012 9:14:43 PM--
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January 3rd, 2012

Last Updated 2025 days, 5 hours, 42 minutes ago

Vita Preview: Army Corps Of Hell
It's one of many launch titles for Sony's new handheld, and it should offer more depth and a stiffer challenge than most other portable games.--1/3/2012 3:19:34 PM--
2025 days, 5 hours, 42 minutes old - 0 comments

Kojima: FPS Popularity Equals Fewer Original Ideas
The Metal Gear Solid creator says gamers are "happy with what they have" and because shooters "sell like crazy," originality can definitely suffer.--1/3/2012 10:00:39 AM--
2025 days, 11 hours, 1 minute old - 40 comments

GTAV's Map To Make Liberty City Look Small By Comparison?
Rockstar is reluctant to offer any specific information, but co-founder Dan Houser says the map in GTAV is "very big" and we're wondering...just HOW big?--1/3/2012 9:50:01 AM--
2025 days, 11 hours, 11 minutes old - 17 comments

Creepy Shadow Of A Soul: Chapter I Coming To PS3
It's a first-person survival-horror adventure and although it'll launch first on PC, it will eventually come to Sony's platform, too. Freaky stuff.--1/3/2012 9:38:16 AM--
2025 days, 11 hours, 23 minutes old - 9 comments

When Will Sony Cut The Vita's Price?
We hear some Japanese retailers are already dropping the price on Sony's new portable. Will Sony respond to complaints and alter the cost in 2012?--1/2/2012 9:23:38 PM--
2025 days, 23 hours, 38 minutes old - 0 comments

Tomb Raider Details: Realism Is A Primary Focus
New information from a European magazine proves that Crystal Dynamics is going for unflinching authenticity. This will be the most human Lara ever.--1/2/2012 9:22:17 PM--
2025 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes old - 9 comments

God Of War IV Appears On Resume As An "Upcoming" Project
We still don't have an official confirmation, but the game has once again popped up on the Internet, this time on an orchestrator's online resume.--1/2/2012 9:20:18 PM--
2025 days, 23 hours, 41 minutes old - 10 comments

Mass Effect 3 GameStop Pre-Order Incentives Revealed
If you haven't yet pre-ordered BioWare's newest RPG, now's the time. GameStop is offering two exclusive pieces of equipment with your deposit.--1/2/2012 9:21:14 PM--
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January 2nd, 2012

Last Updated 2026 days, 5 hours, 56 minutes ago

Vita 3G Data Plan Priced, Similar To Other 3G Devices
AT&T has revealed a couple data plans for the 3G model of the PlayStation Vita; it's basically the same options iPad users would have. Sound about right?--1/2/2012 3:05:18 PM--
2026 days, 5 hours, 56 minutes old - 0 comments

Japanese Gamers Most Want Dragon Quest X, Dragon's Dogma
Famitsu has published a list of the most anticipated titles in Japan, and it's...well, quintessentially Japanese. Nothin' wrong with that.--1/2/2012 12:18:18 PM--
2026 days, 8 hours, 43 minutes old - 10 comments

Journey Seeks To "Create A Human Connection"
Thatgamecompany is working on something artistic and very ambitious. It's about more than conquering enemies; it's even about more than exploration.--1/2/2012 10:39:38 AM--
2026 days, 10 hours, 22 minutes old - 3 comments

This Year's Most Anticipated Game
There are more than a few gigantic titles on tap for 2012, but which hits our radar the hardest? Which is the one game we want more than any other...?--1/1/2012 9:27:12 PM--
2026 days, 23 hours, 34 minutes old - 51 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Reader's Choice For GotY 2011 Is...
Although several amazing titles made strong showings in the final round, only one title could win... This week, are you starting to get tired of the PS3?--1/1/2012 9:25:48 PM--
2026 days, 23 hours, 36 minutes old - 28 comments

New Evidence Indicates May Launch Date For GTAV
It seems Grand Theft Auto V might hit store shelves in May, provided one source's information is correct. That's a good month for a giant game, right?--1/1/2012 9:24:20 PM--
2026 days, 23 hours, 37 minutes old - 11 comments

CNET Takes A Gander At The Vita
In a new breakdown video, CNET checks out Sony's new portable. It's quite the slick unit and they're impressed...but where's the memory card?--1/1/2012 9:23:14 PM--
2026 days, 23 hours, 38 minutes old - 0 comments

GI Mystery Game: Old-School Gamers Will Love It
Game Informer drops another hint concerning their secret, soon-to-be-announced title. This time, it seems gaming veterans will totally "freak out."--1/1/2012 9:22:14 PM--
2026 days, 23 hours, 39 minutes old - 37 comments

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January 1st, 2012

Last Updated 2027 days, 2 42 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: January 1
I still don't know exactly what Square Enix's plans are for Final Fantasy X HD, no Alan Wake for PS3 is a bummer, and FFVII has put modern games on hold.--1/1/2012 12:19:51 AM--
2027 days, 2 42 minutes old - 38 comments

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