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--11/30/2012 1:27:39 PM--

November 30th, 2012

Last Updated 1694 days, 1 hour, 28 minutes ago

Pay Homage To An Icon: Nintendo Power Bows Out Gracefully
It's depressing to see iconic print magazines disappear, and Nintendo Power might be the saddest demise of all. But at least the final issue is familiar...--11/30/2012 1:27:39 PM--
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Treyarch To BOII Prestige Glitchers: "Enjoy It While It Lasts"
A glitch in Call of Duty: Black Ops II is letting players instantly rank up to Lv. 55 and Prestige. But Treyarch is aware of it...and they're gonna put a stop to it.--11/30/2012 11:49:49 AM--
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RAGE DLC "The Scorchers" May Be Just Around The Corner
The game has been around for over a year, so extra content might be surprising. But new Trophy evidence suggests that DLC for RAGE is definitely coming.--11/30/2012 11:35:41 AM--
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Sony Patents Innovative "Hybrid Separable Motion Controller"
It's a combination of the traditional Dual Shock controller and the PlayStation Move, and it could be technology we'll see in the next generation...--11/30/2012 11:26:56 AM--
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Forget Halo, There's Only One Game I Care About On The 360
While a great many will tell you they have a 360 for Halo (or maybe Gears or Forza), there is one other game for RPG fanatics that is an absolute must.--11/30/2012 12:31:14 AM--
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Beyond Won't Be Launching On May 25, 2013...Or Will It?
At first, everyone was excited to learn Beyond: Two Souls would launch at the end of May. Sony says the date was a mistake...but is that actually true?--11/30/2012 12:19:04 AM--
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Analyst: CoD's Exhibited Weakness Is A "Cause For Concern"
One analyst believes he sees a slowing trend in the blockbuster Call of Duty franchise, as Black Ops II is significantly lagging behind Modern Warfare 3.--11/30/2012 12:03:21 AM--
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PS3, Vita, PlayStation Plus Enjoy Great Black Friday Success
Sony had a solid Black Friday, as PS3 bundle sales rose 15%, over 160,000 Vita sales were recorded, and Plus subscriptions skyrocketed 259%. Nice!--11/29/2012 11:51:59 PM--
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November 29th, 2012

Last Updated 1695 days, 1 hour, 49 minutes ago

Sony To Release New Vita Plus Bundle Next Week For $299
Don't have the slick PlayStation Vita yet? Want to save a hundred bucks? Then you'll have to spring for this bundle, which is a great holiday bargain.--11/29/2012 1:06:53 PM--
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PSP Drops To $99 On Amazon
Okay, so the PlayStation Vita is too pricey for you and it still doesn't have enough games you want. But the PSP with a huge library and a $99 price tag...?--11/29/2012 11:44:20 AM--
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Inafune: Technology Has Become Too Big A Focus In Games
Former Capcom design legend Keiji Inafune believes technology has actually become "too advanced," and he'd rather focus on aspects like "emotional conflict."--11/29/2012 11:34:40 AM--
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Ubisoft Gauging Interest For Assassin's Creed 4 In 2013?
It seems Ubisoft has sent out a survey asking lots of important questions concerning the next Assassin's Creed. For instance, would you want co-op?--11/29/2012 11:26:07 AM--
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Upcoming Wendy Braun Interview: Got Anything You'd Like To Ask?
We'll be talking to voice actress Wendy Braun (she played Gianna Parasini in Mass Effect) so if you've got some pressing questions to ask, let us know.--11/28/2012 10:07:26 PM--
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Dragon Age III "Postponed," Has Become A Next-Gen Title?
We all figured the game would arrive next year for the current consoles. But now it seems the project has been delayed, and it'll hit next-gen systems.--11/28/2012 10:06:27 PM--
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Corvette C7 Test Prototype Hits GT5: Can You Handle It?
Chevy has gone to great lengths to keep this car on the down-low. But if you grab the latest GT5 update, you can be one of the first to "drive" it!--11/28/2012 10:05:21 PM--
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Far Cry 3 Likely Won't Be The Last Entry In The Franchise
If you were thinking Far Cry was a trilogy or something, think again. Although this is hardly definitive, it seems obvious that FC will continue on.--11/28/2012 10:04:17 PM--
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November 28th, 2012

Last Updated 1696 days, 1 hour, 36 minutes ago

Four-Minute Agni's Philosophy Demo Took A Year To Make
According to a recent report, it took Square Enix a full YEAR to produce that jaw-dropping next-gen tech demo. Well, maybe it was time well spent.--11/28/2012 1:19:24 PM--
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Platinum Abandoned Kojima's Bosses, Levels In MGS Rising
When Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance began its life with Kojima Productions, there were boss fights that utilized stealth. But Platinum doesn't DO stealth.--11/28/2012 11:54:46 AM--
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Dishonored Exceeds Expectations, Will Become A Franchise
Bethesda has reported that Dishonored sales have surpassed internal expectations and as a result, they "clearly have a new franchise." Sound good?--11/28/2012 11:36:05 AM--
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GTA Publisher: Not Everyone Will Survive The Console Transition
Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick says that companies who aren't effectively positioned heading into the new generation will likely die out.--11/28/2012 11:28:16 AM--
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Next-Gen Issue: Is Power Irrelevant For Casual Gamers?
The casual crowd likely doesn't care about power or potential in next-gen hardware; they only care about price. And fancy new tech isn't exactly cheap.--11/28/2012 12:32:53 AM--
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Bethesda: Extra Skyrim Content "Will Be Coming To PS3"
Contrary to what you might think, Bethesda continues to work on bringing Skyrim DLC to the PS3. But at this point, we wonder if it's even worthwhile.--11/28/2012 12:20:44 AM--
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Take-Two: Annualized IPs Eventually Seem To Hit A Wall
The Grand Theft Auto publisher doesn't believe that annualized IPs work in the long run, and thinks a company like Activision "views the world differently." --11/28/2012 12:09:50 AM--
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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Currently Available On PSN
One of 2011's most entertaining titles has gone digital on the PSN. There are two versions, too; the one with extra DLC will only cost you $29.99 so give it a try!--11/27/2012 11:57:45 PM--
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PSXE Newsletter Giveaway: Your Chance To Win Resident Evil 6 (UPDATED)
It'll take you mere seconds to register for our newsletter and have a chance to win of the year's biggest titles. Heck, we're even throwing in a t-shirt.--11/26/2012 1:19:48 PM--
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November 27th, 2012

Last Updated 1697 days, 4 hours, 7 minutes ago

Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires Dated For North America, Europe
The new Dynasty Warriors will be headed our way in February. Here's hoping Tecmo Koei can manage to add some freshness to this ailing franchise.--11/27/2012 10:48:25 AM--
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Valve Picks Possible Dream Directors For Half-Life Movie
The Half-Life writer picks out three top-tier directors who would be a good fit for a big-screen adaptation of Half-Life. Maybe this will actually happen...--11/27/2012 10:37:19 AM--
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Dishonored Dunwall City Trials DLC Lands On December 11
The first expansion pack for this masterful title has received a release date of December 11. It'll feature 10 challenge maps and leaderboards, so get ready!--11/27/2012 10:22:25 AM--
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Dead Space 3 Preview: Co-Op Ushers In A New Level Of Fear?
Traditionally, any game that relies heavily on generating fear is a solo adventure. But Dead Space 3 gives you a partner...and the frights might be NUTS.--11/26/2012 11:33:31 PM--
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In Which Game World Would You Live?
By now, we've all participated in so many unique and ridiculously creative imaginary worlds. In which one would you actually want to make a life for yourself?--11/26/2012 10:18:39 PM--
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Pachter: Expect PS4 To Arrive In October Or November 2013
Analyst Michael Pachter believes Sony will launch the PS4 towards the end of next year, primarily because they don't want to get behind Microsoft again.--11/26/2012 10:17:42 PM--
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PlayStation All-Stars Might Spark A Keen Interest In Fighters
The game's lead designer says Battle Royale could act as a gateway for certain people. Basically, it might lead to a new appreciation for the fighting genre.--11/26/2012 10:15:43 PM--
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Relive Some Painful Memories With The Fourth Max Payne 3 DLC
The fourth expansion pack for Max Payne 3 will be available next week; it'll grant four new multiplayer maps, new weapons, and the Hangover Burst.--11/26/2012 10:13:55 PM--
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Fans Will Determine The Cover Athlete For MLB 13: The Show
They've been doing this for Madden for several years now. But for the first time in series history, fans will decide upon the cover athlete for the new MLB.--11/26/2012 10:12:20 PM--
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November 26th, 2012

Last Updated 1698 days, 3 hours, 23 minutes ago

EA Games Boss: Fans Needn't Worry About Dead Space 3
The fans have been concerned that the third franchise installment will feature too much in the way of action. But EA says they really shouldn't worry.--11/26/2012 11:32:29 AM--
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Amazon Cyber Monday Details, Lightning Deals Included
Cyber Monday is currently in full effect, so make sure to check Amazon for today's deals and steals. One of the Lightning Deals is a discounted Vita bundle...--11/26/2012 11:21:26 AM--
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GameStop Cyber Monday Deals Include Lots Of Great Titles
It's Cyber Monday so it's time to check out the online sales. GameStop has plenty of great software on sale, including top-tier games of 2011 and 2012.--11/26/2012 11:03:07 AM--
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Which Franchise Would Best Make Use Of Next-Gen Power?
What is the one established series that would benefit most from the extra power offered by the next generation of hardware? Would you say GTA?--11/25/2012 9:37:40 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: PlayStation All-Stars Breeds Indifference
Sony's new brawler received some decent praise from critics and a lot of gamers seem to love it, but our readership isn't expressing huge enthusiasm.--11/25/2012 9:48:03 PM--
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Well, Of Course The New Call Of Duty Is Coming To PS3, 360
Sledgehammer Games is looking for a Senior Environment Artist, and he must be able to produce levels for "all relevant platforms." Yeah, no kidding.--11/25/2012 9:36:26 PM--
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Ubisoft Wants A Shorter Console Lifespan Next Time Around
One mega publisher believes the extra-long console cycle this generation has hindered freshness and originality. The new stuff can't come fast enough.--11/25/2012 9:34:38 PM--
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Tomb Raider Quest About 15 Hours, No Need For Health Packs
A few new Tomb Raider details have arisen: The game will take 12-15 hours depending on play style, Lara can't swim, and health packs have disappeared.--11/25/2012 9:33:03 PM--
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Hitman: Absolution Easter Egg Requires Some Vulture Slaying
If you want to nab the ice cream truck murderer Easter Egg in the new Hitman, follow these steps in the video. Yeah, you gotta shoot a few birds.--11/25/2012 9:31:56 PM--
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November 25th, 2012

Last Updated 1699 days, 14 hours, 48 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: November 25
Mirror's Edge 2 might be in development for next-gen consoles (which would be AWESOME), Rockstar reflects on the "Hot Coffee" mess, and more reviews.--11/25/2012 12:07:11 AM--
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November 24th, 2012

Last Updated 1700 days, 1 hour, 45 minutes ago

Hitman: Absolution Review: Agent 47 vs. The Slime Of Humanity
The new Hitman is here and don't you worry- There is plenty of stealth fun to be had. There's also an ultra-gritty atmosphere that refuses to be ignored.--11/24/2012 1:10:48 PM--
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Black Ops II Outsells Black Ops, But Not Modern Warfare 3
Based on the unofficial numbers, Call of Duty: Black Ops II outstripped its predecessor in the first week, but couldn't manage to top 2011's MW3.--11/24/2012 11:17:05 AM--
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Go Behind The Scenes With Ascension's "Unchained" Video
A new behind-the-scenes video shows off Sony Santa Monica's artistic skills, as we get a glimpse of the lengthy and meticulous design process in God of War.--11/24/2012 11:01:38 AM--
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Editorial: PlayStation vs. Xbox: Gaming's Greatest Rivalry?
Rivalries are fun. What do you think has been this industry's most defining rivalry? Is it Sony vs. Microsoft or Nintendo vs. Sega in the old days?--11/23/2012 10:26:25 PM--
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Several Great Vita Titles Get Attractive Discounts Next Week
If you're looking to stock up on some top-notch Vita titles that you may have missed, visit the Store next week. There will be a lot of great-lookin' prices!--11/23/2012 10:24:12 PM--
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Would PS3 Owners Want To Play Resident Evil: Revelations?
The Korean game rating board has applied a rating to Resident Evil: Revelations for the PS3 and Xbox 360...but do console owners want this 3DS title?--11/23/2012 10:23:18 PM--
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November 23rd, 2012

Last Updated 1701 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes ago

Just Cause Dev: We're "Going Next-Gen On Your Asses"
In regards to the older development kits, Avalanche Studios says they're "shipping 'em back" and going all next-gen. How many other teams have done this?--11/23/2012 11:37:05 AM--
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Eurocom Loses Most Of Its Staff, Will Focus On Mobile Titles
It has been reported that Eurocom's staff, which used to include over 200 professionals, will be reduced to less than 50. 007 Legends = no good.--11/23/2012 11:24:38 AM--
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Vita Sales Surge In Japan
PlayStation Vita sales jumped big time this past week, rising from a paltry 4k to over 13k. Maybe this means the Japanese are starting to embrace it...--11/23/2012 11:14:58 AM--
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The Holidays Can Be Stressful: Take A Game Prescription
Unfortunately, this has become the most stressful time of the year for many. Well, there are ways of coping that don't involve drugs and alcohol, friends.--11/22/2012 10:31:46 PM--
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Lightning Returns Reaches A Big Development Milestone
In case you're wondering, Square Enix has hit an important milestone in the development of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Are we joyous?--11/22/2012 10:30:46 PM--
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Square Enix Montreal Will Handle The Next Hitman Entry
IO Interactive has always developed the Hitman games but the next franchise installment will be the first to be designed "out of the house."--11/22/2012 10:28:32 PM--
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Ubisoft Working On Patch For Liberation's Save Corruption Bug
If you're one of many who have experienced the infuriating save corruption bug in Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, good news: A fix-it update is coming.--11/22/2012 10:29:34 PM--
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November 22nd, 2012

Last Updated 1702 days, 13 hours, 17 minutes ago

What Are You Most Thankful For In The Video Game World?
Happy Thanksgiving! Remember to give thanks for all your blessings and you know, that can include gaming...what about this hobby are you thankful for?--11/22/2012 1:38:42 AM--
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inSane Finds A New Home, Still At Least Two Years Away
Film director Guillermo del Toro has already found a new home for his proposed video game trilogy, but the first title is still a good two years away.--11/22/2012 11:37:48 AM--
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Bioshock Ultimate Rapture Edition Spotted
It's not official just yet but it seems inevitable: A great Bioshock collection is coming, as it should consist of the first two titles with extra content.--11/22/2012 11:15:10 AM--
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Sydney Man Plays Black Ops II For Nearly 136 Hours Straight
A 28-year-old Australian man may have just smashed the Guinness World Record for a gaming marathon by more than 15 hours. This is absolutely BONKERS.--11/22/2012 1:24:32 AM--
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Square Enix: Controversial Hitman Trailer Helped...Kinda
That Attack of the Saints trailer raised a lot of eyebrows and helped put Hitman: Absolution in the limelight. ...but is that a totally good thing?--11/22/2012 1:14:40 AM--
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November 21st, 2012

Last Updated 1703 days, 1 hour, 51 minutes ago

What Does The DMC Demo Say To You?
The demo is now available to sample, and it'll be interesting to hear the responses from die-hard Devil May Cry followers. Has Ninja Theory succeeded...?--11/21/2012 1:04:57 PM--
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Aliens: Colonial Marines Survivor Mode: Last Man Standing
A new multiplayer trailer shows off the game's Survivor Mode, in which four Marines try to withstand a ceaseless alien assault. Last man standing wins.--11/21/2012 11:36:48 AM--
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Assassin's Creed III Single-Player Event: Kill 'Em All
Ubisoft has kicked off the first single-player event for Assassin's Creed III. In "Leave No Witnesses," you must eliminate as many enemies as possible.--11/21/2012 11:18:59 AM--
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Swedish Dev Says Mirror's Edge 2 Is In Production At DICE
One developer says it's "general knowledge" that the Mirror's Edge sequel is currently in development at DICE, and we're REALLY hoping it's true.--11/21/2012 11:07:38 AM--
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I Wonder How Sony And Microsoft View The Wii U Launch
Nintendo has released their new console and now that lots of gamer, journalist and developer feedback is available, what do Sony and Microsoft think...?--11/20/2012 10:09:49 PM--
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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Review: More Than Meets The Eye
On the surface, it looks like just another party brawler. It looks like a Smash Bros. clone. ...both are wrong assumptions, as players will soon learn.--11/20/2012 10:08:09 PM--
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Do PS3 Owners Still Want FFXIV?
Final Fantasy XIV has yet to arrive on Sony's console but it's still scheduled to show up at some point. However, do MMO followers even care now?--11/20/2012 10:07:04 PM--
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Sony Adds Nine More Ultimate Edition Deals To The Network
If you still need to play catch-up, then Sony has some great deals for you. Nine more Ultimate Editions have been added to the PSN; you can save big!--11/20/2012 10:05:33 PM--
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Far Cry 3 Multiplayer Trailer: Going All Out And Running Amok
This new multiplayer trailer shows off the originality in Far Cry 3's online action. Original modes, brutal items in your arsenal...almost time to go play!--11/20/2012 10:04:13 PM--
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November 20th, 2012

Last Updated 1704 days, 4 hours, 8 minutes ago

Is Capcom Planning A New Brawler, "Fighters Of Capcom?"
It seems Capcom has registered a trademark for "Fighters of Capcom," which could mean they're prepping a new party brawler. Well, it makes sense.--11/20/2012 10:47:58 AM--
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Black Ops II Fans: "Hey, Bring Back Nuketown...Like, NOW!"
Nuketown 2025 was available throughout the Double XP weekend but the playlist went away afterward...only temporarily, though. Fans freaked.--11/20/2012 10:37:59 AM--
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Rockstar: San Andreas Sex Scandal Was "A Tough Time"
Remember the "Hot Coffee" scandal from GTA: San Andreas? That was a huge deal and Rockstar remembers it as being "draining and upsetting."--11/20/2012 10:23:39 AM--
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Okami HD Review: The Therapeutic Celestial Brush Beckons
It was one of the most artistically impressive games of the PS2 generation and now it has returned with a high-def upgrade. It's just as amazing as ever.--11/20/2012 12:25:24 AM--
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Buying A Next-Gen Console On Day 1 Might Be A Bad Idea
Really, why bother? We've reached a point where it seems utterly silly (and a huge waste of money) to buy a new game system on launch day. Just wait.--11/19/2012 10:21:51 PM--
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Review: An Insult To The Vita
Nothing to see here, folks. Unless you're a masochist or a rabid Call of Duty follower, there's no reason to slow down to gape at this train wreck.--11/19/2012 10:18:21 PM--
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Vita Update 2.00 Turns System's Browser Into A "Small App"
Along with delivering PlayStation Plus and the Instant Game Collection, update 2.00 for the Vita also makes the browser faster and usable from within a game!--11/19/2012 10:15:50 PM--
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Will The Next Mass Effect Be A Prequel?
BioWare would like to know if you want the new Mass Effect installment to take place before or after the recently completed Trilogy. Prequel or sequel...?--11/19/2012 10:16:54 PM--
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Treyarch May Deliver Multiple New Modes For Black Ops II
You're probably not tired of the available multiplayer modes in Call of Duty: Black Ops II YET. But just so ya know, more modes should be coming...--11/19/2012 10:13:32 PM--
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Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Pushed Back For Vita
Bad news for those planning to pick up the new Ratchet & Clank for the Vita later this month. But the PS3 version is still on track for November 27.--11/19/2012 10:14:48 PM--
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November 19th, 2012

Last Updated 1705 days, 3 hours, 4 minutes ago

What Game Received The Most Unfair Treatment From Critics?
If there's one game that should've scored significantly higher this generation, which is it? What is a title that didn't receive its just due? We're goin' with RAGE.--11/19/2012 11:51:31 AM--
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Square Enix Ditches Online Pass For Hitman: Absolution
The publisher had originally intended to charge for the Contracts mode, but now they've decided to make it free for everyone. Isn't that nice of them?--11/19/2012 11:33:28 AM--
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Uncharted: Fight For Fortune: Card-Based Adventure For Vita
You may have heard the rumor, and now it's true. A card-based game for the Vita, based on the esteemed Uncharted franchise, is coming your way soon.--11/19/2012 11:23:34 AM--
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Okay, Dishonored Needs To Sell More Over The Holidays
This gem has only managed to sell around a half-million copies thus far, and that seems way too low for such a quality product. It better get hot!--11/18/2012 11:28:22 PM--
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PSXE User Review Contest: The Readers Choose Another Winner
Yep, another amateur reviewer has earned a free game! In another close battle, the readers have selected their favorite analysis of an autumn release.--11/18/2012 11:16:39 PM--
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A Diplomatic Tretton Wishes Nintendo Has Success With Wii U
SCEA president Jack Tretton usually isn't one to cast the first stone, and he's nothing be respectful when addressing Nintendo and their new console.--11/18/2012 11:15:33 PM--
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DMC Fight The Power Trailer: Kat And Vergil Actors Sound Off
Just about every major game these days needs fantastic voice performances. Check out what two actors have to say about their roles in DMC.--11/18/2012 11:14:02 PM--
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Black Ops II Pre-Match Freezing Issues? Try This Simple Fix
Treyarch has released one patch already (and more are likely coming) for the PS3 version, but here's a neat little trick that stops one annoying problem.--11/18/2012 11:12:58 PM--
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November 18th, 2012

Last Updated 1706 days, 14 hours, 14 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: November 18
Whore of the Orient is already on my most anticipated list, I may not need backwards compatibility for the PS4, and many more reviews are coming.--11/18/2012 12:41:31 AM--
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November 17th, 2012

Last Updated 1707 days, 4 hours, 7 minutes ago

PS4 Backwards Compatibility Achieved By Using The Cloud?
Many are crossing their fingers for a new PlayStation console that supports titles from past generations, and one developer says the Cloud could help...--11/17/2012 10:48:04 AM--
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Street Fighter X Tekken Patch Offers "Major Balance Changes"
Capcom intends to release a big patch at the end of January, which will alter the balance for the better and tweak throws, gray damage, and quick combos.--11/17/2012 10:57:58 AM--
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Editorial: PlayStation All-Stars Might Just Sell Quite Well
It's basically the only big PS3 exclusive for the holiday season and although it may appear somewhat anemic, it could have a lot of punching power.--11/16/2012 10:30:09 PM--
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Hitman: Absolution Launch Trailer: Agent 47 Is Out For Blood
The new Hitman will be here next week, and it's time to once again embrace the assassin's slick style. Agent 47 is out to make a big statement...--11/16/2012 10:27:24 PM--
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Assassin's Creed III "Thanksgiving Patch" Fixes Various Issues
Ubisoft is preparing a fix-it patch for Assassin's Creed III that will address a bunch of different issues, including sound screw-ups and other glitches.--11/16/2012 10:26:32 PM--
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November 16th, 2012

Last Updated 1708 days, 3 hours, 17 minutes ago

PS3 Sales Hit 70 Million Worldwide, Move Surpasses 15 Million
Total PS3 sales have reached the 70 million plateau and in only 6 years, that's not too shabby. Move sales have hit 15 million, which may surprise some.--11/16/2012 11:38:41 AM--
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Yep, Black Ops II Is The Biggest Entertainment Launch Of 2012
Activision has announced that for the fourth consecutive year, a Call of Duty installment has become the largest overall entertainment launch.--11/16/2012 11:48:36 AM--
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Great Black Friday PS3, Vita Bundle Deals Priced At $199
Sony has revealed exclusive Black Friday deals for both the PS3 and Vita, and there will be four total bundles (three for the Vita) priced at only $199.--11/16/2012 11:28:54 AM--
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Is Grand Theft Auto V A Lock For Game Of The Year 2013?
So now that we know GTAV is indeed launching next year, is it just gonna blow the competition away? Or are we underestimating the competition in 2013?--11/15/2012 10:07:28 PM--
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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Review: Expected Fun With A Few Surprises
Developer Treyarch tries to make the campaign more diverse and fresh, keeps the multiplayer mostly top-notch, and emerges with a really solid winner.--11/15/2012 10:04:38 PM--
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Dead Island: Riptide New Musical Promo Features Chamillionaire
Well, this is one way to grab the consumer's attention. Why not create a fake rap video featuring a real-life artist pretending to be a virtual character?--11/15/2012 10:03:27 PM--
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Kat, Emmett Graves Confirmed For PlayStation All-Stars
The game isn't even out yet and they're already announcing the first DLC! The good news is that these two new fighters will be absolutely free for two weeks.--11/15/2012 10:02:29 PM--
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10th Annual Spike TV VGAs: And Here Are The Nominees
The nominations for this year's Spike TV Video Game Awards are in, and you might be surprised to learn that Journey is among the most-nominated titles.--11/15/2012 10:01:18 PM--
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Movie Lands Director, Producers
This film is going forward and hopefully, the end result will be a faithful homage to the award-winning game franchise. The script had better be GREAT...--11/15/2012 10:00:05 PM--
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November 15th, 2012

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GameStop: "Frankenstorm" Didn't Hamper Assassin's Creed III
Hurricane Sandy hit at almost the exact moment Assassin's Creed III was shipping out, but GameStop says the storm didn't significantly hurt sales.--11/15/2012 1:06:50 PM--
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Whore Of The Orient "Similar To L.A. Noire," Hits In 2015?
This next-gen project may not arrive until 2015, but all early details point toward a super ambitious narrative adventure reminiscent of L.A. Noire.--11/15/2012 11:43:34 AM--
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Call Of Duty 2013 Leaked, Follows Modern Warfare Story Arc?
Evidently, they're recording voice performances for the new Call of Duty, which is a Modern Warfare sequel of sorts but maybe features a new title...--11/15/2012 11:31:16 AM--
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Try Bioshock Infinite Puzzle Game, Earn In-Game Items
If you pre-order Bioshock Infinite, you can play the Industrial Revolution puzzle game, which will let you earn in-game items that can be used in February.--11/15/2012 11:19:18 AM--
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Maybe It's Fair And Logical To Say CoD Deserves To Sell
Love them or hate them, these games are immensely popular. Is it accurate to say such titles don't "deserve" the sales records they have?--11/14/2012 11:09:19 PM--
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Should We Assume That Black Ops Declassified Was Rushed?
If it's actually true that developer Nihilistic only spent four or five measly months making a Call of Duty title for the Vita, isn't that...bad? Like, crazy rushed?--11/14/2012 11:01:27 PM--
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Capcom: You Haven't Seen The Last Of The Blue Bomber
Some of you may be missing Mega Man right about now, but Capcom says you shouldn't give up hope: There will come a day when the Blue Bomber returns!--11/14/2012 10:52:17 PM--
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Black Ops II Sells 1 Million At GameStop Midnight Launch Alone
The new Call of Duty is off like a shot, selling over a million copies at GameStop midnight launches alone. But can it beat out last year's Modern Warfare 3...?--11/14/2012 10:43:57 PM--
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November 14th, 2012

Last Updated 1710 days, 1 hour, 30 minutes ago

Running "Unauthorized Software" On PS3 Results In PSN Ban
The PS3 was hacked again last month and Sony says if they catch you using "unauthorized software," they will revoke your PSN/SEN privileges.--11/14/2012 1:25:10 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto V Trailer #2: Let The Drooling Commence
Woo-hoo! Trailer #2 has arrived and it's just about everything we hoped it would be. Three characters, ridiculous action, drama, comedy...awesome.--11/14/2012 11:29:24 AM--
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Yeah, See, This Is Why You Can't Really Trust User Reviews
The Metacritic user review average score for Call of Duty: Black Ops II is a 4.0. ...as much as you may hate CoD, you have to admit that that's unreliable.--11/14/2012 12:00:03 PM--
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Rockstar: Missions In GTAV Are "More Freeform" Than Before
The developers had no intention of limiting our creativity; in fact, they're going to give us even more options in GTAV, thanks in part to three characters.--11/14/2012 11:45:51 AM--
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It's Amazing How Much Less Stressful Offline Gaming Is
While the entire world has gone multiplayer crazy this generation, there are some people who only see online entertainment as being HIGHLY stressful.--11/13/2012 10:23:23 PM--
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LittleBigPlanet Karting Review: Sackboy Goes For A Spin
This spin-off definitely has that LBP flair, which means a huge and highly complex suite of creation tools and that patented flair...which is oh so charming.--11/13/2012 10:21:33 PM--
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PS3 Players Experiencing A Myriad Of Issues In Black Ops II
It seems the PS3 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II is hardly free of annoying bugs. In fact, a great many players have reported a variety of problems.--11/13/2012 10:20:12 PM--
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PlayStation Plus Hits Vita Next Week
The premium subscription service for the PSN will be available on Sony's slick new portable next week, and the Instant Game Collection is comin', too.--11/13/2012 10:19:15 PM--
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Beyond Good & Evil 2 Progress Slow Due To Rayman Games
Ubisoft says BG&E creator Michel Ancel is committed to this sequel, but he has been too focused on Rayman Origins and Rayman Legends. 'sigh'--11/13/2012 10:17:55 PM--
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November 13th, 2012

Last Updated 1710 days, 22 hours, 39 minutes ago

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation Review: Aveline Tries To Make Her Mark
It's possibly the most anticipated PlayStation Vita release to date and although it doesn't live up to expectations, it remains a solid, faithful adventure.--11/13/2012 4:16:42 PM--
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Give Thanks In PlayStation Home
This month, we give thanks. And if you'd like to join the Thanksgiving festivities in Home, you're more than welcome; come together and make a banquet!--11/13/2012 10:49:41 AM--
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Activision Dropping Sleeping Dogs Turned Out To Be A Good Thing
Developed United Front Games lost their publisher for the game that started out as True Crime: Hong Kong. But the extra time let them create a great title.--11/13/2012 10:39:48 AM--
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Two More Video Game Magazines Go Extinct After 2012
Print media is having difficulty surviving in this new tech-savvy world, and that goes double for gaming magazines. Two more will be gone after this year.--11/13/2012 10:26:06 AM--
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How Would You Convince Someone To Purchase The Vita?
Okay, Sony doesn't appear to be convincing enough people to buy the fancy new portable, so how would you convince gamers to spring for the unit?--11/13/2012 12:49:05 AM--
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DMC Preview: Young Punk-y Dante Still Kicks Mucho Ass
You can dislike the new character design all you like: This game should still satisfy on an action gameplay level, and that's what really matters.--11/13/2012 1:12:54 AM--
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Does A Poor PC Review Cast A Shadow Over Hitman: Absolution?
So it seems the first review for Absolution has been leaked, and it's hardly positive. This doesn't bode well for the game's release later this month.--11/13/2012 12:39:54 AM--
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Rainbow 6 Patriots Might Be Next-Gen, Will "Surprise The Industry"
Ubisoft can't say if Patriots will be ready for this generation, so there's a chance it'll be available for next-gen systems. THAT's interesting, yes?--11/13/2012 12:30:21 AM--
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New Mass Effect Will Utilize Frostbite
As it's a proprietary EA engine, this shouldn't surprise you. But it'll be interesting to see how BioWare uses Frostbite for an acclaimed role-playing game.--11/13/2012 12:12:27 AM--
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First DMC Expansion Will Bring Dante's Brother Into The Fray
Capcom has already revealed the first expansion for DMC, which doesn't even drop until next year. The good news? We'll get to play as the bad-ass Vergil!--11/13/2012 12:20:57 AM--
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November 12th, 2012

Last Updated 1712 days, 1 hour, 57 minutes ago

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Is Amazon's Most Pre-Ordered Game
In the most expected news of the year, Amazon announces that Black Ops II is their most pre-ordered video game in history. Not tough to predict.--11/12/2012 12:58:04 PM--
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Cage: Beyond Is Now "A Few Weeks Off" The Alpha Version
The development of Quantic Dream's Beyond: Two Souls appears to be moving along nicely, and they want to push the Heavy Rain concept to new heights.--11/12/2012 11:11:33 AM--
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Black Ops II Multiplayer Rules: "Offensive" Peeps Can Be Banned
Treyarch may be cracking down on bad behavior when the new Call of Duty hits tomorrow. Even things like swearing can get you temporarily booted.--11/12/2012 10:56:43 AM--
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My Love Of JRPGs Is Dying
For someone who has dedicated hundreds of memorable hours to the best this sub-genre has ever offered, it's difficult to accept such a sad fact.--11/11/2012 10:20:07 PM--
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User Review Contest: Who Was The Most Skilled Critic?
The entries are in for the latest round of our So You Think You Can Review Video Games contest. It's up to you to decide who deserves the prize!--11/11/2012 10:18:58 PM--
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Lollipop Chainsaw Becomes A Porno...Oh, What A Shock
Right, like we didn't see this one coming. The title of the game already sounds like a porno flick. Lollipop Chainsaw will soon go the raunchy route...--11/11/2012 10:16:26 PM--
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DMC Home Truths Trailer: Rockin' The Combo-Heavy Gameplay
The latest gameplay trailer shows off nearly five minutes of combo-infused action and you know, Devil May Cry fans should be satisfied with what they see.--11/11/2012 10:17:50 PM--
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How'd They Make Black Ops II? DirecTV Explores The Answer
If you'd be interested to learn how Treyarch made the biggest game of 2012 and you're a DirecTV customer, you should watch this making-of documentary.--11/11/2012 10:14:52 PM--
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November 11th, 2012

Last Updated 1713 days, 15 hours, 7 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: November 11
The former Square boss bashing Square Enix is one of the funniest damn things I've ever heard, David Cage pushes the limits, and I'm completely swamped.--11/10/2012 11:48:53 PM--
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Win A Copy Of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Or Another Prize... (UPDATED)
The user review contest has returned and if you want to win a copy of XCOM: Enemy Unknown (or another game), you had best impress your fellow gamers!--11/1/2012 1:08:12 PM--
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November 10th, 2012

Last Updated 1714 days, 4 hours, 4 minutes ago

What Comes First? PS4 Or Xbox 720?
It's becoming clear that we might only see one next-gen system in 2013...but which one? Which console is most likely to hit store shelves next year?--11/10/2012 10:51:32 AM--
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Jeff Rubenstein Done As PlayStation's Sr. Social Media Manager
PlayStation's Social Media boss is moving on. Jeff Rubenstein has announced that he has left Sony but in his wake he leaves a very popular brand.--11/10/2012 11:05:19 AM--
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Editorial: A Female Lead In GTAV? Good God No
The idea of having a female protagonist in the new Grand Theft Auto seemed to be popular. However, we say few women should want to see this happen.--11/9/2012 10:19:29 PM--
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Rockstar Was Warned That Red Dead Redemption Could Fall Flat
When the studio was making Red Dead Redemption, they were warned that a Western-themed game could be a "disaster." Yeah, but...this is ROCKSTAR.--11/9/2012 10:17:13 PM--
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GameStop In-Store DLC Sales Hit 10 Million...Yeah, That's Right
If you weren't aware, GameStop sells downloadable content in their stores...and they sell a lot of it, too. They say the key is their employees.--11/9/2012 10:16:08 PM--
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Clan Of Champions Dated: Conquer All And Become A Master
If you're up for an intriguing, fast-paced multiplayer combat title, you should look into downloading Clan of Champions this month. Got what it takes?--11/9/2012 10:15:15 PM--
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November 9th, 2012

Last Updated 1715 days, 1 hour, 23 minutes ago

Amazon Offering Top Trade-In Dollars For Old CoD Games
If you've got some old Call of Duty titles laying around and you want to get rid of them, Amazon might have the best trade-in deal. Take advantage!--11/9/2012 1:32:48 PM--
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Call Of Duty Elite TV Ready, Indulge In The Action Next Week
It's almost time for Black Ops II and when Tuesday rolls around, Call of Duty Elite TV will be primed and ready to deliver a comprehensive experience.--11/9/2012 11:45:06 AM--
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October NPD: NBA 2K13 Tops, Sales Fall, Momentum Spotted?
In another down month, NBA 2K13 topped the software charts while hardware plunged again. But analysts believe we're building momentum...--11/9/2012 11:33:47 AM--
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Navy SEALs Disciplined For Consulting On MoH Warfighter
Seven active Navy SEALs who helped Danger Close with the making of Medal of Honor: Warfighter have been reprimanded for leaking classified information.--11/9/2012 11:19:26 AM--
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Will Old-School GTA Fans Be Satisfied With Grand Theft Auto V?
Not everyone loved Grand Theft Auto IV. And for those who didn't, one has to wonder what they think about GTAV...are they psyched or suspicious?--11/9/2012 12:45:17 AM--
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Former Square Boss Calls Enix Merger A "Complete Failure"
'giggle' Like we didn't already know this. The former Square Co. boss called the Squaresoft/Enix merger a "complete failure" and that's kinda funny.--11/9/2012 12:27:03 AM--
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BioWare: What Do You Want To See In The Next Mass Effect?
Believe it or not, the team is already thinking about the next Mass Effect, which is in the "early development stages." So whaddya want to see?--11/9/2012 12:25:31 AM--
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Far Cry 3 Story Trailer: An Open-World Shooter With A Plot
When the focus is on exploration and player freedom, plot and character development typically take a hit by default. But hey, FC3 is all sorts of ambitious!--11/9/2012 12:24:23 AM--
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November 8th, 2012

Last Updated 1716 days, 1 hour, 25 minutes ago

GTAV Will Feature Three Protagonists
More details on Grand Theft Auto V are starting to hit the web: Perhaps most importantly, there will be not one, not two, but THREE main characters.--11/8/2012 1:30:22 PM--
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David Cage: Controlling Games With Our Brains Is Plausible
The Quantic Dream visionary says brain control is "something achievable for the future," which is both a thought-provoking and frightening idea.--11/8/2012 11:50:18 AM--
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Skyrim DLC For PS3 Might Be Too Little Too Late, Bethesda
Bethesda says they're "close" to delivering the long-awaited add-on content for the PS3 version of Skyrim. But at this point, does anyone even care?--11/8/2012 11:48:10 AM--
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Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Will Boast Live In-Game Streaming
The biggest game of the year will give players the opportunity to live stream action from their consoles, so they can show off to YouTubers everywhere.--11/8/2012 11:21:31 AM--
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The Occasionally Achingly Poetic Nature Of Video Games
The unique side of gaming is often overlooked and that's a travesty. There's much to be said for a form of entertainment that is absolutely like no other.--11/7/2012 10:22:33 PM--
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Activision Sitting Pretty But Is "Cautious" Looking Forward
The publisher's third quarter results are great, and they're expecting big things from Black Ops II. But Activision is being wary about the future...--11/7/2012 10:19:51 PM--
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Come Black Friday, Gamers Ought To Check Best Buy
If you're looking for some great deals on Black Friday, you should probably pay Best Buy a visit. Big-name titles will boast significant discounts!--11/7/2012 10:21:09 PM--
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Konami Releases Silent Hill: Downpour Patch For PS3
An important fix-it patch arrived for the Xbox 360 version of the game last month, and now it's available for PS3 players. This should definitely help.--11/7/2012 10:18:40 PM--
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Assassin's Creed Anthology Exclusive To UK, At Least For Now
That awesome collection is only confirmed for the UK right now, although there's a chance it might eventually show up in the US. It's quite the package!--11/7/2012 10:17:43 PM--
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November 7th, 2012

Last Updated 1717 days, 1 hour, 51 minutes ago

Special MGS4 25th Anniversary Edition Coming Our Way?
It appears that Konami will deliver a nifty new edition of the 2008 insta-classic, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. Wonder what it will include...--11/7/2012 1:04:15 PM--
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Is Uncharted Going Mobile?
Recent evidence points toward a mobile iteration of Uncharted, as a mobile-oriented developer appears to have taken the reins on Uncharted: Fight for Fortune.--11/7/2012 11:40:46 AM--
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PlayStation: The Official Magazine Will Soon Be No More
Another once-popular gaming magazine will soon disappear, as publisher Future US has confirmed that PlayStation: The Official Magazine is shutting down.--11/7/2012 11:28:05 AM--
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Analyst: GTAV Might Sell 25 Million In Its First 12 Months
One analyst has "little concerns" about when GTAV launches and believes first-year sales could hit 25 million. Could it break Call of Duty records...?--11/7/2012 11:17:57 AM--
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Today, I Voted For Cloud Strife For President Of The USA
On election day, vote for the video game character that would make for the best US president. We say it's Cloud Strife for admittedly bizarre reasons.--11/6/2012 10:25:50 PM--
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Sports Champions 2 Review: Movin' In The Livin' Room
If you need a new game for the PlayStation Move, look no further. It's not perfect but there's plenty of variety and it's solid, active fun for all!--11/6/2012 10:24:12 PM--
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Gran Turismo 5 Passes 9 Million, Series Sales Near 68 Million
If you played a Gran Turismo game in the past 15 years, you're definitely not alone. Big numbers here, and it's nice to see GT5 doing so well.--11/6/2012 10:23:13 PM--
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Far Cry 3 Enjoys Golden Status
One of the most anticipated games of 2012 has nailed down release dates for Europe and North America. Just another title to add to the Christmas list!--11/6/2012 10:22:05 PM--
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Assassin's Creed III Hits 3.5 Million, Watch Dogs Drops In 2013
Ubisoft has some encouraging news: ACIII sales came close to 3.5 million in the first week alone, and Watch Dogs will be ready to go some time next year.--11/6/2012 10:21:10 PM--
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Help Out A Fellow Gamer, Vote For A Great Sackboy Costume! (UPDATED)
A gamer and PSXE reader has entered an Amazon Costume Contest, and he needs your help to win the grand prize! There's a great story behind it, too.--11/6/2012 10:11:33 AM--
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November 6th, 2012

Last Updated 1718 days, 4 hours, 2 minutes ago

Capcom Seems Lukewarm About RE6's Relative Sales Success
Resident Evil 6 appears to have sold well, but Capcom isn't ready to boast about its success. They're also fuzzy on how the game was received by gamers.--11/6/2012 10:53:10 AM--
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Massive All-Inclusive Assassin's Creed Anthology Spotted
This totally insane package will include ALL FIVE Assassin's Creed games released for consoles (including ACIII) as well as a horde of extra content.--11/6/2012 10:39:25 AM--
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Select Sony Collections 50% Off For GameStop PowerUp Peeps
Up through November 14, you can get some of the very best Collections available for half the original price. We're talkin' instant classics, ya know...--11/6/2012 10:28:18 AM--
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What's The Absolute Best Game To Give As A Holiday Present?
If you had to tell someone to buy one game and on game only as a holiday gift, what would it be? Which title is likely the best for just about anyone?--11/5/2012 11:46:02 PM--
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The Unfinished Swan Review: Simple Artistry At Its Finest
There's nothing too deep or emotionally involving about The Unfinished Swan, and it can be a little easy and cutesy. But the whole package is...impressive.--11/5/2012 11:44:25 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto V Trailer #2 Will Rock The World Next Week
All those who complained about the delay should be even more embarrassed now. That anticipated GTAV trailer will be ready and rarin' to go on November 14.--11/5/2012 11:39:04 PM--
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THQ Forced To Delay Upcoming Trio
For quality purposes, THQ has pushed back three of their more anticipated titles. Now, South Park, Metro, and Company of Heroes 2 are officially delayed.--11/5/2012 11:37:39 PM--
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Skyrim Dragonborn DLC Confirmed, But Not For PS3 Owners
Yeah, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is getting more downloadable content but of course, PS3 owners are SOL. But maybe if you're more optimistic...--11/5/2012 11:36:18 PM--
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November 5th, 2012

Last Updated 1719 days, 1 hour, 21 minutes ago

Sony: Wii U Doesn't "Necessarily" Signify A New Generation
Nintendo's new console will be out very soon, but Sony says that doesn't automatically mean the next generation is upon us. Sounds about right.--11/5/2012 1:34:18 PM--
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GTAV Details Leaked: Yep, Sounds Like Good Ol' GTA!
This month's Game Informer issue will be chock full of Grand Theft Auto V info, but some leaked details are already here. This sounds wonderfully familiar!--11/5/2012 1:21:56 PM--
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Former GameStop VP Embezzled $2 Million, Pleads Guilty
So a former GameStop vice president has plead guilty to stealing nearly $2 million of the company's money. ...he really thought he wouldn't get caught?--11/5/2012 1:08:53 PM--
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Join The Rebellion: Play A Classic Instead Of Black Ops II
When the rest of the gaming world stands in line for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, members of our little club will be home, playing one of their favorite classics.--11/4/2012 10:15:48 PM--
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Square Enix Swears Final Fantasy Versus XIII Is Worth The Wait
So they say that because it's "very ambitious," Versus XIII is taking a long time. We say that because it doesn't exist, it can't possibly be worth the wait.--11/4/2012 10:14:26 PM--
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Yamauchi: Gran Turismo Might Need To Become "Sexier"
It's an interesting comment from the racing guru. Kazunori Yamauchi says there's such a thing as "too real," and he wants GT to somehow become "sexier."--11/4/2012 10:12:52 PM--
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Hitman: Absolution Trailer Emphasizes A Detailed, Engaging World
A new trailer for the latest Hitman iteration is here and instead of focusing on close-up assassinations, it shows us a "living, breathing" world.--11/4/2012 10:11:29 PM--
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Insomniac Was Forced To "Dial Back The Stealth" In Fuse
Fuse was a very different game when it was called Overstrike. In fact, Insomniac says at that point, it was going to be a "four-player stealth game."--11/4/2012 10:10:32 PM--
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November 4th, 2012

Last Updated 1720 days, 16 hours, 25 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: November 4
I have no idea what to think about the PS4 (or Orbis, whatever), Capcom should take pride in their past, and I face another busy week with more reviews.--11/3/2012 10:30:40 PM--
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November 3rd, 2012

Last Updated 1721 days, 3 hours, 55 minutes ago

Mass Effect Trilogy Trailer Highlights A Sweeping Saga
The official Trilogy trailer has arrived and it should entice a great many to take the Mass Effect plunge, especially if they've never had the pleasure.--11/3/2012 11:00:57 AM--
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PlayStation Plus On Vita: First Details Revealed Next Week
The Vita could definitely use the Plus program, and Sony plans to drop some information on that subject in a few days. Make the Vita more attractive!--11/3/2012 10:48:22 AM--
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Editorial: Gamers Embarrass Themselves Once Again
Hurricane Sandy wreaked a lot of havoc this past week, and Rockstar's NY offices were without power. So no GTAV trailer. ...THEY MUST PAY FOR THAT!--11/2/2012 10:29:15 PM--
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Capcom Would Let Western Teams Work On Any Franchise
They've already farmed out quite a few major titles at this point, Capcom says there is no franchise they wouldn't entrust to a Western developer.--11/2/2012 10:27:06 PM--
1721 days, 16 hours, 28 minutes old - 12 comments

If There's One Fighter Who Needs To Be In PlayStation All-Stars...
Solid Snake is the man. He has always BEEN the man, he will always BE the man. And therefore, he absolutely should be on the Battle Royale roster.--11/2/2012 10:26:14 PM--
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Ninja Theory: Capcom Wanted A "New Entry Point" For DMC
It seems Capcom never had any desire for a sequel; i.e., Devil May Cry 5. Instead, they wanted something "from a different perspective" and hence- DMC.--11/2/2012 11:51:41 AM--
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Mass Effect 3 Trilogy Dated For PS3
Although PS3 owners have to wait another month to grab this awesome Trilogy, at least we know it's coming, right? Add it to your Christmas list.--11/2/2012 11:29:49 AM--
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Hurricane Sandy Postpones Anticipated GTAV Trailer
The massive storm caused Rockstar's New York office to lose power and as such, we'll have to wait on that trailer. Got some new art work, though...--11/2/2012 11:19:21 AM--
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With No Huge PS3 Exclusive, Will Sony Fans Turn To Halo 4?
There really isn't much besides PlayStation All-Stars for PS3 fans this holiday season. So maybe they won't be able to resist the lure of Halo 4...--11/1/2012 10:15:23 PM--
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Puppeteer Preview: Please, Help The Boy Find His Head
In one of the most imaginative and creative games of the generation, a boy is turned into a wooden puppet, loses his head, and earns magic scissors.--11/1/2012 10:12:25 PM--
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Rumor: Sony's Orbis/PS4 Is Powerful And "Very Affordable"
A whole lot of rumored info has arrived for Sony's new console: A final dev kit will be delivered "next summer," and yeah, it'll utilize Blu-Ray.--11/1/2012 10:13:59 PM--
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Cap That Lets You Customize Your Gear With ACIII Goodness
This company will let you take your favorite scene from a game, movie or video, and immortalize it on some of your gear; electronics and clothing included.--11/1/2012 10:11:09 PM--
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Rhode Island Goes After 38 Studios Founder Curt Schilling
Unfortunately, the 38 Studios story is far from over. The state of Rhode Island has sued the company head honchos, and that includes Curt Schilling.--11/1/2012 10:09:49 PM--
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November 1st, 2012

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Take-Two: Expect "Interesting Stuff" For GTAV Multiplayer And DLC
Although they say it's "way too early" to talk about such things, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said to expect "interesting stuff." Well, we hope so.--11/1/2012 11:41:30 AM--
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Ubisoft Adds Two Shortcut DLC Bundles For Assassin's Creed III
You can pick up the Season Pass if you like, and Ubisoft has two more multiplayer-oriented DLC packs if you're interested. Unlock everything early!--11/1/2012 11:29:31 AM--
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Sons Of Anarchy Game Won't Happen
Show creator Kurt Sutter has tried for most of 2012 to get a developer interested in making a Sons of Anarchy video game, but now he says he's "done."--11/1/2012 11:18:30 AM--
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Game Reviews: Okay, It's Good, But...Will I Actually Like It?
Analyzing video games seems like a simple task on the surface. But when you're required to recommend (or not recommend), things get awfully complicated.--10/31/2012 10:24:04 PM--
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Assassin's Creed III Review: Step Back, View Epicness From Afar
There's something to be said for taking in the full scope of a huge game like ACIII. And meticulous dissection will rob you of its grand impact.--10/31/2012 10:20:22 PM--
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Pachter: Warfighter Reception May Have Killed Medal Of Honor
Medal of Honor: Warfighter didn't do well in critical circles, and analyst Micheal Pachter said that reception could be the death knell of the franchise.--10/31/2012 10:19:20 PM--
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Puppeteer Halloween Trailer Shows Off Its Charming Creepiness
If you're looking for fantastic, unique style and almost unrivaled artistic creativity, you gotta check out Puppeteer. And this Halloween vid is freakishly cute!--10/31/2012 10:17:49 PM--
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LEGO: Lord Of The Rings: Fantasy Fun Set For November 13
The new LEGO game is bound to be a big hit; after all, Lord of the Rings is always gold, right? The game is out already for portables, by the way.--10/31/2012 10:16:42 PM--
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