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Updates (December, 2012)

--12/31/2012 11:48:18 AM--

December 31st, 2012

Last Updated 1844 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes ago

Frostbite 2 Is BioWare's Go-To Engine
BioWare plans to use EA's powerful new engine for both new Dragon Age and Mass Effect entries, and Frostbite 2 might be tapped for other future projects.--12/31/2012 11:48:18 AM--
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Far Cry 3 Dethrones Black Ops II On UK Sales Charts
Call of Duty: Black Ops II had been #1 in the UK since its launch six weeks ago. But in the last week of 2012, Far Cry 13 AND FIFA 13 managed to top it.--12/31/2012 11:38:21 AM--
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DoA5 Update Will Let You Share Match Replays With Friends
Team Ninja has revealed a Ver. 1.03 update for Dead or Alive 5, which will allow players to directly upload match replays to YouTube and Facebook.--12/31/2012 11:28:27 AM--
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Is There A Clear-Cut Winner In This Generation's Console War?
As we look forward to a new generation, can we look at the current war and declare a winner? Or should we wait few more years before making a decision?--12/30/2012 10:12:53 PM--
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Ni No Kuni Behind The Scenes Artistry: Studio Ghibli Impresses
A new behind-the-scenes look at Ni no Kuni reminds us of why Studio Ghibli is so well respected. If you enjoy the art style, you're gonna love this game!--12/30/2012 10:11:40 PM--
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PS3 Owners Almost Got To Play Baldurs Gate: Enhanced Edition
Did you know that at one point, there was a chance that one of the PC's classic RPGs might come to Sony's console? That pesky interface issue...--12/30/2012 10:08:50 PM--
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Black Ops II DLC "Revolution" Outed?
Even though it might end up being a timed exclusive for the Xbox 360 (big shocker there), it's interesting to get a sneak peek at the first DLC for Black Ops II.--12/30/2012 10:10:20 PM--
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Aliens: Colonial Marines Story Trailer Makes A Strong Case
The new story trailer for Gearbox's upcoming action game is pretty dramatic, and makes us wonder if there isn't another potential AAA title in February...--12/30/2012 10:07:58 PM--
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December 30th, 2012

Last Updated 1845 days, 22 hours, 36 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 30
I can't figure out why Square Enix is so in love with Lightning, the PS2 had THE most amazing run in gaming history, and I prep PSXE's GotY Awards.--12/29/2012 10:29:20 PM--
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December 29th, 2012

Last Updated 1846 days, 10 hours, 3 minutes ago

Square Enix Admits To An "Obsessive Fixation On Lightning"
If you're wondering why Lightning Returns has the title it does (and not Final Fantasy XIII-3), it's because Square Enix has a certain "fixation."--12/29/2012 11:02:43 AM--
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Animated Short's Year In Review Leaves Us Giggling Like Crazy
Hee hee...here's something to brighten and lighten your day; a quick two-minute animated short that recaps the year in games...and it's quite fitting.--12/29/2012 10:47:06 AM--
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Which Genre Most Needs Innovation?
Of all the video game categories out there, which is in the most dire need of originality and fresh ideas? Which seems to be stuck in a rut and needs a boost?--12/28/2012 10:06:12 PM--
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Edge Of Twilight Resurrected, Hitting PS3, 360 In Summer 2013
It's a steampunk fantasy action/adventure game that was, by all rights, dead. But it has returned and it even has a tentative release date. Looks cool!--12/28/2012 10:04:38 PM--
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Dev Handling Tomb Raider Multiplayer
It seems clear now that Tomb Raider will indeed boast a multiplayer element, and we've learned that Eidos Montreal is responsible for making that happen.--12/28/2012 10:03:24 PM--
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December 28th, 2012

Last Updated 1847 days, 9 hours, 18 minutes ago

Valve, Charities Auctioning Off Replica Portal Gun On eBay
There's a signed replica Portal gun on eBay right now. It's pricey but all funds go to the Child's Play charity, so... This is one heck of a collectible!--12/28/2012 11:47:35 AM--
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Dante And Vergil Vie For Style Champion Of The World In DMC
A couple new gameplay trailers featuring the warring half-brothers have been released, and they try to outdo each other in the bad-ass style category.--12/28/2012 11:37:48 AM--
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Sony Halting PS2 Shipments In Japan
After nearly 13 years of out-and-out domination and over 150 million units sold worldwide, Sony is stopping PS2 shipments in Japan. Quite the run!--12/28/2012 11:24:42 AM--
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All Those Guilty Pleasure Games Don't Get Enough Respect
Why should we feel guilty or embarrassed just because a game has a few pandering elements? Isn't this hobby all about having fun? Let's lighten up.--12/27/2012 10:13:43 PM--
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The Last Of Us Preview: Emotional Survival At Its Very Finest
Naughty Dog might produce yet another major Game of the Year candidate; this tale of survival and post-apocalyptic tension could be an absolute masterpiece.--12/27/2012 10:11:23 PM--
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Ratchet and Clank: Full Frontal Assault Review: Ratchet Goes Strategic
The legendary franchise has tried something new: A combination of action and strategy that might prove entertaining for you and your friends.--12/27/2012 10:09:25 PM--
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Dead Space 3 Dev On Why Dementia Is Just So Darn Scary
There's no doubt that Dead Space 3 will scare the ever-loving crap out of you, and some of that fear will be generated by characters losing their minds.--12/27/2012 10:08:11 PM--
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Rumor: Tomb Raider Will Feature Online Multiplayer Modes
Thanks to some new retailer information, it seems like the Tomb Raider reboot will boast a multiplayer element of some kind. This doesn't surprise anyone.--12/27/2012 10:06:14 PM--
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Borderlands 2 Receives Support As Long As It Remains Popular
Provided the fans keep playing, both Gearbox Software and 2K Games are prepared to keep supporting it. They also might raise the level cap!--12/27/2012 10:07:10 PM--
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December 27th, 2012

Last Updated 1848 days, 7 hours, 41 minutes ago

Don't Worry, Lightning Return's Story Will Actually Be Complete
Final Fantasy XIII-2 wasn't totally complete in terms of a full story arc but evidently, you don't have to worry about that with Lightning Returns.--12/27/2012 1:24:04 PM--
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Nippon Ichi Has The World Record For Most SRPGs Released
Did you know that Nippon Ichi is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having produced the most number of strategy RPGs ever? No, you didn't know.--12/27/2012 11:52:55 AM--
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Would Abe Be A Formidable Foe In PlayStation All-Stars?
We're not entirely sure how Abe would fare against the other PlayStation All-Stars in Battle Royale, but it seems they're still trying to bring him in...--12/27/2012 11:41:44 AM--
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Didn't Get All The Games You Wanted? Check GameStop's Sales
If you didn't get everything on your holiday wish list, GameStop has some post-Christmas sales for a few of the biggest titles of 2013. Check 'em out!--12/27/2012 11:31:48 AM--
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With The 2013 Slate, I Don't Really Care About Next-Gen
It's difficult to get all excited about the new generation when this generation appears to be far from over. Look at the games that are coming...!--12/26/2012 10:41:59 PM--
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Sony's New Camera Lets You Use Your Finger As A Gun?
It seems a new 3D depth sensing camera may be on the horizon for Sony followers, and this new tech might utilize advanced finger tracking...--12/26/2012 10:29:26 PM--
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Check Out The Wacky, Decidedly Inspired Media Molecule HQ
The developer that gave you LittleBigPlanet is offering a little behind-the-scenes tour at their offices...you shouldn't be surprised by what you see.--12/26/2012 10:17:01 PM--
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Human Revolution Live-Action Teaser Exudes Coolness
A new live-action trailer shows off the wickedly cool side of Deus Ex, and it reminds us of just how good that game was. You've played it by now, yes?--12/26/2012 10:04:46 PM--
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December 26th, 2012

Last Updated 1849 days, 7 hours, 42 minutes ago

Journey Has Become The Industry's Darling, But Why?
How is that this game has enjoyed such a lovefest from critics and gamers alike? What special qualities does Journey possess that makes is so revered?--12/26/2012 1:23:54 PM--
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US Is Vita's Best Region, Hasn't Really Exploded In Europe
The PlayStation Vita isn't the most popular gaming device out there, but it actually isn't floundering too badly in the US. In Europe and Japan, though...--12/26/2012 11:45:41 AM--
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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Is A Horror Spinoff Coming To PS3, 360
This spinoff featuring zombies and various "horror elements" is coming to the PS3 and 360. We have to wonder what the Ninja Gaiden faithful think of this.--12/26/2012 11:32:33 AM--
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Sample The Co-Op Action Of Dead Space 3 In A Few Weeks
A playable demo for Dead Space 3 will be available in January for all those who are interested. You should be able to try out the new co-op gameplay.--12/26/2012 11:20:08 AM--
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Loot Roll Call: Tell Everyone What Ya Got
It's time to line up and list off the great gifts you've received! Check out everyone's else's good fortune and see if you can make some peeps jealous!--12/26/2012 12:05:10 AM--
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Is Square Enix Really Making A Mystery Thriller Of Some Sort?
The publisher has just filed a trademark in Japan for "Soul Suspect" or "Murdered: Soul Suspect." Such a title elicits all kinds of intriguing thoughts...--12/25/2012 11:53:23 PM--
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Lightning Returns Info: "Style" System, Combat Is "ATB Amazing"
More details have been uncovered for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Why does it sound like Square Enix is trying to defend the fighting system...?--12/25/2012 11:44:20 PM--
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Real-Life Assassin's Creed Leap Of Faith: Is Hay That Soft?
In the games, the protagonist leaps from WAY up in the air, landing harmlessly in a little haystack. That probably wouldn't work in real life...would it?--12/25/2012 11:35:07 PM--
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Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time Story Trailer: Humor, Atmosphere
A new trailer for the upcoming Sly Cooper iteration is here, and it showcases a fun, family-friendly storyline and a charming, appealing environment.--12/25/2012 11:22:41 PM--
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December 25th, 2012

Last Updated 1850 days, 22 hours, 52 minutes ago

The Happiest Of Holidays, The Merriest Of Christmases From PSXE
We just want to wish you the best this holiday season, and we encourage you to relax and have a warm, safe respite from the trials of day-to-day life.--12/24/2012 10:13:15 PM--
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December 24th, 2012

Last Updated 1851 days, 10 hours, 15 minutes ago

Atelier Meruru Plus Comes To Japanese Vitas In March?
One of the Atelier titles seems to be headed to the PlayStation Vita in Japan next year. Atelier Meruru Plus has been spotted on the retail radar.--12/24/2012 10:50:40 AM--
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GAME Day After Christmas Sale Includes 12GB PS3, ACIII
UK retailer GAME has a few great sales scheduled to start the day after Christmas, and that includes the 12GB PS3 model and Assassin's Creed III.--12/24/2012 10:39:56 AM--
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Rockstar Says Happy Holidays With Five New GTAV Screens
Celebrate this joyous time of year with five more Grand Theft Auto V screenshots. There are vehicles of all kinds, several characters...and a shark.--12/24/2012 10:30:00 AM--
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What Does The Game Of The Year Label Mean To You?
Game of the Year implies "best." But that can be a subjective term in some respects, so what does the prestigious award mean to you as a gamer?--12/23/2012 10:10:53 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Far Cry 3 Is Definitely One Of 2012's Best
The readers believe Ubisoft's latest is easily a top title for 2012. And now the time has come for the PSXE community to select their Game of the Year!--12/23/2012 10:09:39 PM--
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California Senator Calls Out NRA For Response To Newtown Shooting
The NRA's reply to the senseless tragedy annoyed a lot of gamers, and California Senator Leland Yee called the response "mind-boggling" and "pathetic."--12/23/2012 10:08:03 PM--
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A Canceled Game We Wanted To See: Silent Hill: The Box
It seems Silicon Knights had worked on a game called "The Box," and it was evidently a Silent Hill production (we think). "Open world survival horror?" COOL.--12/23/2012 10:05:19 PM--
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Fans Choose Alternate Cover Art For Bioshock Infinite
A lot of people didn't like the box art for Bioshock Infinite, so Irrational said they'd produce a reversible cover with optional art...and here it is.--12/23/2012 10:07:02 PM--
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December 23rd, 2012

Last Updated 1852 days, 22 hours, 44 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 23
Elizabeth better be the best damn AI partner ever in Bioshock Infinite, Final Fantasy just keeps floundering about, and I comment on the Newtown tragedy.--12/22/2012 10:21:25 PM--
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December 22nd, 2012

Last Updated 1853 days, 1 hour, 39 minutes ago

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Preview: Raiden Will Become A Blur
The legendary ninja headlines this Metal Gear spinoff, in which a whole lot of enemies will taste the edge of Raiden's sword...many, many times.--12/22/2012 7:26:52 PM--
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This Weekend's ME3 Multiplayer Event Is Operation: Prophecy
If you're up for some Mass Effect 3 multiplayer this weekend, you're in luck. Operation: Prophecy is in full swing and the Challenges are clear...--12/22/2012 12:08:38 PM--
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Editorial: One Way To Alleviate Hate For Lightning Returns
You don't have to change the game. You don't have to alter it in the slightest fashion. There's only one act that could've avoided all the fan backlash...--12/21/2012 11:18:29 PM--
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NRA Uses Video Games As Scapegoat For Newtown Tragedy
The NRA has accused all forms of entertainment media but especially video games, as the core reasons behind the recent tragedy. Yeah, well...--12/21/2012 11:02:05 PM--
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Capcom: What Should We Be Doing In The Digital Game Space?
One of the industry's biggest publishers is asking fans about the onset of the digital age. How do you think Capcom should be adapting and assimilating...?--12/21/2012 10:50:15 PM--
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December 21st, 2012

Last Updated 1854 days, 9 hours, 29 minutes ago

Lightning Returns Trailer Debuts: So...It's An Action Game, Right?
The first trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is here, and it's basically everything we'd feared it to be. "Final Fantasy" is no longer an RPG.--12/21/2012 11:36:37 AM--
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Freaky Dark Souls II Concept Art Emerges
Some new concept art for the anticipated sequel is here, and the imagery is...well, dark. This should be one heckuva intimidating world, role-playing fans.--12/21/2012 12:00:41 PM--
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Raiden Faces A Mammoth Boss In Metal Gear Rising Gameplay
The developers know what they're doing, and action fans should adore this fast-paced spin-off. Raiden is a bona fide bad-ass and the game looks COOL.--12/21/2012 11:45:06 AM--
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What Game Do You Think Non-Gamers Would Just Love?
If you wanted a non-gamer to have fun with a video game, what would you have them play? This is a more difficult question than you might think...--12/21/2012 12:26:27 AM--
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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix Receives Japanese Launch Date
This awesome collection featuring high-def remasters of three Kingdom Hearts titles now has a date for Japan...can we hope for a North American release?--12/21/2012 12:19:13 AM--
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Battlefield 3 End Game DLC Details
The fifth and last add-on pack for Battlefield 3 is a-comin' (although we're not sure when), and it'll feature new maps, Capture the Flag, and...dirt bikes!--12/21/2012 12:07:36 AM--
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Star Trek: The Video Game Sets A New Course For April 23
A new movie AND a new game for Star Trek fans hit in 2013. The game is being developed by Digital Extremes and features both Spock and Kirk.--12/20/2012 11:59:28 PM--
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December 20th, 2012

Last Updated 1855 days, 7 hours, 57 minutes ago

THQ Studios Working On A Variety Of Unannounced Projects
Although they've filed for bankruptcy, there are multiple titles in the works, many of which we've never heard of before. Let's hope things go well.--12/20/2012 1:08:58 PM--
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Newsflash, Out-Of-Touch Politicians: Not All Games Are For Kids
This is getting laughable. Politicians and the mainstream media haven't yet learned that video games are NOT only for children, and it's just sad.--12/20/2012 11:44:23 AM--
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Senator Wants Violent Game Study In Wake Of Newtown Tragedy
West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller has introduced a bill to congress that would result in analyzing the affect of violent video games on children.--12/20/2012 11:27:50 AM--
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Dark Souls II Not About Changing, But About Fixing
Avid followers of the original Dark Souls who didn't like the sound of "more accessibility" should know that the challenging core will not disappear.--12/20/2012 11:53:08 AM--
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What Game Totally Owned Your Life For A Period Of Time?
Everyone has at least one game that basically dominated their every waking thought for a while. These are the experiences we'll likely never forget...--12/19/2012 11:59:25 PM--
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PlayStation Blog Awards: Sony's Very Best Games Of 2012
The PlayStation community has voted to determine the best games of 2012 for both the PS3 and Vita. What won Game of the Year? Most Anticipated...?--12/19/2012 11:29:06 PM--
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THQ Files Chapter 11, But Is Optimistic About The Future
The Saints Row publisher has been forced to file for bankruptcy, but development on all current projects continues on and the future might be bright...--12/19/2012 11:18:05 PM--
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Uncharted 3 Holiday Cheer Found In New Multiplayer Freebies
Naughty Dog is celebrating the holidays by handing out a few multiplayer goodies for Uncharted 3. This includes a zany new map and wacky avatar items.--12/19/2012 11:41:53 PM--
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December 19th, 2012

Last Updated 1856 days, 7 hours, 51 minutes ago

PlayStation 3 Hits 30 Million In Europe, 70 Million Worldwide
The PS3 has reached another sales plateau in Europe, which brings the total number to 70 million...similar to Xbox 360 sales, and in one year LESS time.--12/19/2012 1:14:53 PM--
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Buy DMC From Capcom, Wear Dante's Pendant Proudly
If you opt to purchase the Devil May Cry reboot from the Capcom Store, you'll get Dante's pendant entirely free of charge. No, it won't make you stronger.--12/19/2012 11:50:52 AM--
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The First 5 Minutes Of Bioshock Infinite: Setting The Stage
Developer Irrational Games has released the first few minutes of Bioshock Infinite, so we'll get an idea of the story introduction. It looks VERY promising.--12/19/2012 11:38:51 AM--
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Capcom: Resident Evil 6 Started Strong, But Has Weakened
The publisher has lowered their fiscal forecast due to the fact that RE6 sales projections "are certain to fall short." It's not like the game did badly, though.--12/19/2012 11:28:23 AM--
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Do Gamers Even Want Better Stories?
Even though it seems likely that we'll see better story writing in the future, do gamers even want more advanced plots? Is that a widespread desire?--12/18/2012 10:11:09 PM--
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Sine Mora Review: Classic Side-Scrolling Goodness With A Twist
All you old-school gamers should realy love Sine Mora, which features vibrant, nicely detailed visuals, and a countdown clock instead of health. ...yeah.--12/18/2012 10:08:44 PM--
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Lightning's New Look: Ready To Hand Demons A Spanking
The pretty protagonist will tackle her new adventure with all-new duds, and she looks primed and ready to give those pesky demons a thorough beat-down.--12/18/2012 10:06:47 PM--
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Vice City, Vice City Stories, Bully Finally Heading To The PSN?
The two Grand Theft Auto: Vice City titles along with a host of other Rockstar games (including the popular Bully) have been re-rated by the ESRB, so...--12/18/2012 10:05:30 PM--
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Full Frontal Assault Dated For Vita, New Patch And Map Revealed
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault is available for the PS3, but you have to wait until January for the Vita version. Cross Buy will be an option, though.--12/18/2012 10:04:25 PM--
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December 18th, 2012

Last Updated 1857 days, 10 hours, 14 minutes ago

Final Fantasy Versus XIII May Receive A Brand New Title
For some reason, it now says "tentative" next to the Final Fantasy Versus XIII title on the Japanese Amazon page. So is Square Enix changing the name?--12/18/2012 10:51:10 AM--
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PS Store Sale: At Least 30% Off For The Next Three Weeks
Three weeks of deals and steals start today on the PlayStation Store. Over 40 titles will receive 30% (or even 50%) discounts over the next three weeks.--12/18/2012 10:41:03 AM--
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The Scorchers DLC For RAGE: New Enemies, New Weapons
If you want a great reason to revisit The Wasteland, download The Scorchers DLC for RAGE. There's even a new difficulty mode and an Extended Play option.--12/18/2012 10:28:24 AM--
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Question Of The Generation: Is Call Of Duty Just A Fad?
Call of Duty has made billions of dollars and remains the biggest name in video games today. But is it timeless? Is it enduring? Will it last forever?--12/17/2012 11:56:01 PM--
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Bioshock Infinite's Elizabeth Should Be Both Smart And Savvy
When you plan to use an AI ally, you had best do it right. It's not easy but it's necessary, and developer Irrational Games accepted that responsibility.--12/17/2012 11:42:05 PM--
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Tomb Raider Guide To Survival: Making Camp Is Essential
A new and very informative Tomb Raider video shows the importance of Lara's Base Camps, where she will rest up and learn new skills to make her stronger.--12/17/2012 11:19:52 PM--
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Fallout: New Vegas Dev Had Worked On A Snow White Prequel
Bet you didn't know that Obsidian Entertainment had worked for a year on a game based on Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. It coulda been intriguing...--12/17/2012 11:11:42 PM--
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Warfighter DLC Zero Dark Thirty Engages PSN, Live Today
If you'd like to join the (virtual) hunt for Osama bin Laden, then you need to grab this extra piece of content for Medal of Honor: Warfighter.--12/17/2012 11:29:49 PM--
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December 17th, 2012

Last Updated 1858 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes ago

Knytt Underground Comes To PSN, Vita
The latest from Nicklas Nygren will be available on the PSN and Vita this week. This creative title should entice you to take advantage of Cross Buy.--12/17/2012 1:06:56 PM--
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Lightning Receiving Outfit Overhaul For Her Final Quest
They've developed a new outfit that we'll see in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, which is good news. She needs to be more appealing to action fans.--12/17/2012 11:21:53 AM--
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Activision Now The Only Game Publisher On The NASDAQ-100
Electronic Arts has slipped from the list of the top 100 non-financial companies in the world, so now Activision is the only remaining game publisher.--12/17/2012 10:57:21 AM--
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Dark Souls Sequel Seeking Accessibility
It's one of the more common terms associated with Dark Souls 2, which may or may not annoy die-hard fans of the original. It's how you interpret it, though.--12/17/2012 11:12:17 AM--
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What Game Made You Say, "The Critics Got This One Wrong"?
Is there one game that didn't get the critical reception you expected? One that didn't receive the proper acclaim, or didn't get criticized harshly enough?--12/16/2012 10:10:42 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: VGAs Didn't Go Over Too Badly With Gamers
Most agree with at least some of the awards handed out at this year's VGAs, so that's a sign of progress. Now, what's your take on the acclaimed Far Cry 3?--12/16/2012 10:19:28 PM--
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New Agni's Philosophy Vids Feature Silly Amounts Of Detail
More looks at what Square Enix's amazing Luminous Studio engine can do. Not only is there a ridiculous amount of detail, you can alter the amount of sweat!--12/16/2012 10:09:40 PM--
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Kotick: Not A Tough Decision To Fire The Infinity Ward Bosses
It appeared to be a very complex issue but Activision CEO Bobby Kotick didn't find it difficult at all: Zampella and West deserved to be fired. Period.--12/16/2012 10:08:30 PM--
1858 days, 22 hours, 57 minutes old - 6 comments

Sony's Play Days Deals: Wonderbook, Sports Champions 2, More
The Play Days sales have returned for another holiday season, so take advantage and save up to 60% on select PS3 accessories. Good deals here!--12/16/2012 10:06:06 PM--
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Metal Gear Solid 4: 25th Anniversary Edition Hits Europe
This fantastic 25th Anniversary Edition of an instant classic has been released in PAL territories. It boasts Trophies, surround sound, an exclusive poster, etc.--12/16/2012 10:07:26 PM--
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December 16th, 2012

Last Updated 1859 days, 22 hours, 43 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 16
Ken Levine knows how to pen an excellent script and Bioshock Infinite will benefit, one giant GTA that encompasses all past cities is WOW, and Q1 2013 is...--12/15/2012 10:22:52 PM--
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December 15th, 2012

Last Updated 1860 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes ago

Gearbox Working On New Character For Borderlands 2
So you've already maxed out a couple characters in Borderlands 2, huh? Think you're all done? Not interested in the other fighters? Just hold on a sec...--12/15/2012 7:11:49 PM--
1860 days, 1 hour, 54 minutes old - 6 comments

Horde Of Dark Souls II Info Drops
A whole mess of information for the Dark Souls sequel is now available, and you might be surprised at some of it; for instance, a BIG graphics leap...--12/15/2012 6:56:28 PM--
1860 days, 2 hours, 9 minutes old - 13 comments

Editorial: Hey, Remember When JRPGs Used To Be Good?
It's true. There was a time, not that long ago, when there were a lot of top-quality JRPGs. It was a well-respected and appreciated genre. I swear.--12/14/2012 10:56:44 PM--
1860 days, 22 hours, 9 minutes old - 49 comments

Meet Tess, A New "Pivotal Character" In The Last Of Us
It's not just about Joel and Ellie in Naughty Dog's latest production; there are other important characters as well, such as the tough and savvy Tess.--12/14/2012 10:45:27 PM--
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Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD Set To Launch This Month
This high-definition overhaul should be ready to go "later this month" in North America, which means it could very well hit the PSN on Christmas Day.--12/14/2012 10:34:57 PM--
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December 14th, 2012

Last Updated 1861 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes ago

Rockstar Wants To Include All Past GTA Cities In One Game
This is an awesome idea: Make one game that includes all the cities from past Grand Theft Auto titles, and have the ability to travel between them!--12/14/2012 11:55:01 AM--
1861 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes old - 24 comments

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus Slices Up The Vita On February 26
An upgraded port of a port is on the way to the PlayStation Vita at the end of February; it'll feature new features, a new mode, and new costumes.--12/14/2012 11:41:32 AM--
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Metro: Last Light Set For March, Pre-Order For Limited Edition
The latest from THQ is coming your way in March and pre-ordering will net you the Limited Edition. Plus, there's a great incentive for PSN users...--12/14/2012 11:26:42 AM--
1861 days, 9 hours, 39 minutes old - 7 comments

So Seriously, Why Did The Walking Dead Win Game Of The Year?
Most probably saw this as the biggest upset of the night, so why exactly did The Walking Dead win Game of the Year at the Spike TV VGAs? Any ideas?--12/13/2012 11:37:55 PM--
1861 days, 21 hours, 28 minutes old - 65 comments

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Review: S'matter, Can't Catch Me?
If you're looking for a simpler, more lighthearted title with which to relax this holiday season, this is the game for you. And get some friends to play!--12/13/2012 11:26:12 PM--
1861 days, 21 hours, 39 minutes old - 8 comments

More Borderlands 2 DLC Leaked: Prepare For "Big Game Hunt"
Based on some eagle-eyed Borderlands 2 fans, it appears the next piece of downloadable content will be called Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt.--12/13/2012 11:13:42 PM--
1861 days, 21 hours, 52 minutes old - 5 comments

Square Enix's Big Online Store Sale, Nab Some Great Titles
They've got many titles sitting at 50% off and free shipping within the lower 48 states until January 2. Some deals even last longer...take advantage!--12/13/2012 11:00:44 PM--
1861 days, 22 hours, 5 minutes old - 7 comments

Rockstar Hosting Max Payne 3 Triple XP Multiplayer Weekend
It's time to return to Max Payne 3 if you've moved on to other titles, because you earn triple experience this weekend. There's even a sweepstakes to enter.--12/13/2012 10:50:36 PM--
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December 13th, 2012

Last Updated 1862 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes ago

Why Is A 10-Year Lifespan A Bad Thing?
It seems like everyone laughs at Sony's claims of a 10-year lifespan for their platforms, but why? Bad memory, perhaps...the PS2 lasted...yep, 10 years.--12/13/2012 1:17:52 PM--
1862 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes old - 26 comments

Metal Gear Rising Demo Region-Locked, Comes In At 3.5GB
A playable demo for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is on the Japanese PSN today but don't bother downloading this massive sample; it's region-locked.--12/13/2012 11:50:30 AM--
1862 days, 9 hours, 15 minutes old - 12 comments

God Of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta Available January 8
Well, for PlayStation Plus members, anyway. This beta test will hopefully prove that God of War and online multiplayer can work beautifully together.--12/13/2012 11:40:13 AM--
1862 days, 9 hours, 25 minutes old - 12 comments

Bleszinski: "I Don't Want The Chainsaw Gun To Be My Legacy"
Epic Games boss Cliff Bleszinski aka CliffyB doesn't want Gears of War to define his legacy as a designer, and is interested in doing different things.--12/13/2012 11:28:11 AM--
1862 days, 9 hours, 37 minutes old - 14 comments

What Video Game Genre Do You Most Despise, And Why?
What's the one category of gaming that you just can't stand? The one genre that could have the undisputed Game of the Year and you still wouldn't touch it?--12/12/2012 10:26:59 PM--
1862 days, 22 hours, 39 minutes old - 88 comments

New Mass Effect "In Good Hands," Has Vague Release Window
The next Mass Effect has changed BioWare teams but that shouldn't concern the long-time followers, and the game might be ready to go by the end of 2014...--12/12/2012 10:25:56 PM--
1862 days, 22 hours, 40 minutes old - 10 comments

Hitman HD Trilogy Set For January?
For all you stealth aficionados, this collection should be atop your priority list for early next year. It isn't official yet but the cat is out of the bag.--12/12/2012 10:24:09 PM--
1862 days, 22 hours, 41 minutes old - 7 comments

Don't Like Bioshock Infinite's Cover Art? Pick Another One!
If you're not a fan of the recently revealed box art for Bioshock Infinite, Irrational Games is giving you another option...reversible covers FTW!--12/12/2012 10:23:21 PM--
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December 12th, 2012

Last Updated 1863 days, 7 hours, 39 minutes ago

Assassin's Creed III Is Ubisoft's Fastest Selling Game Ever
Ubisoft has revealed that Assassin's Creed III has already passed 7 million sold, which makes it the fastest-selling title in the company's history.--12/12/2012 1:26:53 PM--
1863 days, 7 hours, 39 minutes old - 7 comments

Square Enix: Sleeping Dogs Sales Should Increase With Time
The publisher cited an under-performing "major HD title" in their lowered fiscal forecast, but that title is also expected to pick up speed over time.--12/12/2012 11:52:23 AM--
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Insomniac Boss: Gaming Is A Reflection Of Society Today
The video game industry has changed radically and now, Insomniac CEO Ted Price says it's starting to "reflect society." ...just don't go political, please.--12/12/2012 11:39:08 AM--
1863 days, 9 hours, 26 minutes old - 12 comments

Naughty Dog Wouldn't Remove Ellie From The Last Of Us Cover
Believe it or not, the developer was asked to remove Ellie from the front of The Last Of Us box because it was believed that she would actually hurt sales.--12/12/2012 11:27:36 AM--
1863 days, 9 hours, 38 minutes old - 36 comments

How Have Your Gaming Habits Changed?
Over the years, everyone's habits change. They may change a little or a lot depending on your opinions and the industry's altering growth and direction.--12/11/2012 10:22:26 PM--
1863 days, 22 hours, 43 minutes old - 42 comments

Black Knight Sword Review: Masochists Appreciate Creativity, Right?
This old-school side-scroller will remind gaming vets of the good ol' days, when smashed controllers were a common occurrence. It has a special flair, too.--12/11/2012 10:20:13 PM--
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Levine On Bioshock Infinite Story: "I'm Not Afraid Of Any Topic"
Irrational Games boss and lead writer Ken Levine says his goal is to simply tell a great story, and if that story involves controversial material...oh well.--12/11/2012 10:19:10 PM--
1863 days, 22 hours, 46 minutes old - 7 comments

Naughty Dog: The Last Of Us Multiplayer Won't Be "Tacked On"
You don't have to worry about Naughty Dog slacking off on the multiplayer in The Last Of Us, and you shouldn't be concerned about the campaign, either.--12/11/2012 10:18:08 PM--
1863 days, 22 hours, 47 minutes old - 12 comments

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory Lands NA/EU Release Dates
The third iteration of the Hyperdimension Neptunia series is slated to arrive in March. This time, Neptune travels back to a 1980s version of Gamindustri!--12/11/2012 10:16:21 PM--
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December 11th, 2012

Last Updated 1864 days, 10 hours, 15 minutes ago

Crytek On Crysis 3: "No Game Will Look Better Technically"
The developer is boasting again, saying Crysis 3 maxes out the PS3 and 360, to the point where "not even 1% is left." Didn't they say this about Crysis 2?--12/11/2012 10:50:14 AM--
1864 days, 10 hours, 15 minutes old - 32 comments

Rockstar Needs Help With "Cutting-Edge" Next-Gen Tech
The Grand Theft Auto V team at Rockstar North is seeking a Core Engine Programmer who will assist in building new tech for current and next-gen systems.--12/11/2012 10:36:29 AM--
1864 days, 10 hours, 29 minutes old - 1 comment

Blizzard: "We're Still Kind Of Exploring" Diablo III For Consoles
They say they've got it "up and running" on consoles and yet, it's not quite an "official project." ...we can't decide if that's good news or bad news.--12/11/2012 10:24:26 AM--
1864 days, 10 hours, 41 minutes old - 12 comments

To All The Vita Haters: Remember When The PSP Started Slow?
The PSP didn't exactly storm out of the gate, either. And now, 80 million+ sales later, are we really going to call the PSP a failure? This sounds familiar...--12/11/2012 12:36:25 AM--
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Guardians of Middle Earth Review: Consoles Can Do MOBA, Too
If you're unfamiliar with the Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, you're not alone. But you should still consider trying the fun and robust Guardians game.--12/11/2012 12:47:39 AM--
1864 days, 2 18 minutes old - 5 comments

SNES Collection On Sale: 721 Titles, Owner Wants $24,999
This collection is available for $24,999 or "best offer," so if you've got the cash (and the room), you might want to claim this amazing assortment.--12/11/2012 12:23:20 AM--
1864 days, 2 42 minutes old - 13 comments

Are You Worried About Dark Souls II Being "More Straightforward?"
One of the sequel's new directors says Dark Souls II will be "more straightforward and more understandable." ...but what exactly does that mean?--12/11/2012 12:13:29 AM--
1864 days, 2 52 minutes old - 17 comments

The Last Of Us Pre-Order Incentives And Multiplayer Confirmed
Now that we're aware of the release date, we should know about the pre-order bonuses, right? Plus, we get the box art and an excellent new trailer!--12/11/2012 12:03:53 AM--
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December 10th, 2012

Last Updated 1865 days, 7 hours, 29 minutes ago

Here's What A Next-Gen Medieval RPG Will Look Like...Wow
If you want an early look at a game slated for 2014/2015, check out this footage of a new RPG in development for the next generation. Pretty amazing.--12/10/2012 1:36:50 PM--
1865 days, 7 hours, 29 minutes old - 0 comments

Relive The Greatness Of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Tomorrow
It was the most advanced of the PS2-era GTAs and it's coming to the PSN tomorrow. If you never had the pleasure, you should definitely download this bad boy.--12/10/2012 11:50:06 AM--
1865 days, 9 hours, 15 minutes old - 24 comments

The Phantom Pain Screenshots Surface
It surprised everyone when it debuted at the VGAs last week, mainly because of the similarities to Metal Gear Solid. Now it's time to check out the screens.--12/10/2012 11:31:20 AM--
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Bioshock Infinite Box Art Designed For The "Uninformed" Gamer
Irrational Games boss Ken Levine has explained the game's underwhelming box art, saying they're going after the gamer who isn't exactly big-time hardcore.--12/10/2012 11:19:32 AM--
1865 days, 9 hours, 46 minutes old - 21 comments

What Game Maker Needs A "Reboot?"
A whole lot of video game franchises have received reboots this generation, but what's the one game company that needs a total overhaul...?--12/9/2012 10:37:13 PM--
1865 days, 22 hours, 28 minutes old - 28 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Gamers Pumped For The Last Of Us
Most gamers say they'd rather see The Last Of Us than Uncharted 4 (although many want both, of course), and we ask you about those VGA winners.--12/9/2012 10:34:47 PM--
1865 days, 22 hours, 31 minutes old - 4 comments

New White PS3 Slim Bundle May Show Up In North America
It's so rare that we see fresh new hardware colors in this country, so let's hope this is true. A white 500GB PS3 with 1 year of Plus might hit in January.--12/9/2012 10:36:04 PM--
1865 days, 22 hours, 29 minutes old - 16 comments

G4 To Become Esquire Channel And Target The "Modern Male"
We've had to bid farewell to shows like "X-Play" and now it's time to usher in a new age. What you once knew as G4 will rebranded as the Esquire Channel.--12/9/2012 10:32:29 PM--
1865 days, 22 hours, 33 minutes old - 12 comments

Rumor: Next Assassin's Creed Will Call Brazil Its Home
One Ubisoft executive claims the next Assassin's Creed iteration will take place in Brazil. We find that a little hard to believe, but who knows...?--12/9/2012 10:33:47 PM--
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December 9th, 2012

Last Updated 1866 days, 2 22 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 9
The hype train for The Last Of Us may get out of control next year, a spy-themed RPG would've been SWEET, and I look forward to some free game time.--12/9/2012 12:43:40 AM--
1866 days, 2 22 minutes old - 16 comments

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December 8th, 2012

Last Updated 1867 days, 9 hours, 14 minutes ago

Got A Bunch Of Games To Trade In? The Time Is Right Now
Amazingly enough, GameStop has upped the trade-in value for select titles. Some games are now worth a LOT more than they ever were, so strike now!--12/8/2012 11:51:12 AM--
1867 days, 9 hours, 14 minutes old - 17 comments

Spike VGAs: The Walking Dead Wins Big, Journey Takes Three
The Spike TV Video Game Awards are complete, and the big winner is Telltale Games and The Walking Dead: The Game. Journey did win three, though.--12/8/2012 11:38:09 AM--
1867 days, 9 hours, 27 minutes old - 41 comments

Feature Interview: The Real-Life Nathan Drake...No, Really
Uncharted features one of the best protagonists of the generation and if you're wondering what he'd be like in person, just get to know actor Ryan Culver.--12/8/2012 1:21:41 AM--
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Will There Ever Be Another Squaresoft?
Younger gamers may not understand but a couple generations ago, most people knew that if Squaresoft made it, it was a must-buy. It was guaranteed gold.--12/7/2012 11:39:04 PM--
1867 days, 21 hours, 26 minutes old - 14 comments

The Last Of Us Primed To Wow Gamers Everywhere On May 7
One of the most anticipated games of the generation now has a release date. Naughty Dog's latest effort could blow us all away come May...--12/7/2012 11:03:27 PM--
1867 days, 22 hours, 2 minutes old - 26 comments

The Phantom Pain Revealed, Might Be Tied To Metal Gear Solid?
A new IP has been announced at this year's Video Game Awards, and it's awfully mysterious. We don't know much, but it might be connected to MGS...--12/7/2012 10:51:04 PM--
1867 days, 22 hours, 14 minutes old - 16 comments

Be Happy, Dark Souls Fans: A Sequel Is Headed Your Way (UPDATED)
Yep, all you hardcore RPG fans got your wish: From Software is toiling away on Dark Souls 2. No idea when it'll arrive but at least we know it's coming.--12/7/2012 10:57:54 PM--
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December 7th, 2012

Last Updated 1868 days, 9 hours, 7 minutes ago

Square Enix Teasing A New Project...Do We Dare Guess?
They're doing it again: Teasing another new game with a countdown clock. They love to do this...but each time, the end result just doesn't seem worth it.--12/7/2012 11:58:49 AM--
1868 days, 9 hours, 7 minutes old - 22 comments

Pachter: Call Of Duty Multiplayer Being Free "Was A Mistake"
Analyst Michael Pachter says Activision made a big mistake in not utilizing a subscription-based model for Call of Duty multiplayer; i.e., missed opportunity.--12/7/2012 11:40:42 AM--
1868 days, 9 hours, 25 minutes old - 49 comments

Bioshock Infinite Pushed Back Again
One of the most anticipated titles of the generation has been delayed again, but at least it's not too terrible. We'll get it in March instead of February.--12/7/2012 11:31:20 AM--
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Upcoming Interview: The Drake Who Faced Down Cole, Kratos
If you recall that fantastic live action trailer for PlayStation All-Stars, you probably remember Nathan Drake. But did you know who played him...?--12/7/2012 12:08:04 AM--
1868 days, 2 57 minutes old - 8 comments

Tomb Raider Preview: Lara's Quest To Become Lara
The new Tomb Raider is a reboot and a prequel: We follow heroine Lara Croft as she comes into her own, blossoming into the confident ass-kicker we all know.--12/7/2012 12:37:37 AM--
1868 days, 2 28 minutes old - 8 comments

Crysis 3 Hits February 19, 7 Wonders Of Crysis 3 Revealed
It'll undoubtedly be one of the best looking games of the entire generation, and it'll be here on February 19. There's also a new web series in the works.--12/7/2012 12:36:19 AM--
1868 days, 2 29 minutes old - 5 comments

BioWare Tried A "Spy-Themed" RPG
The talented developer had been working on a new RPG that was like "James Bond meets Jason Bourne" but sadly, EA just didn't think it would turn out well.--12/7/2012 12:28:10 AM--
1868 days, 2 37 minutes old - 15 comments

November NPD: Sales Slip Again, But There's A Silver Lining
The industry slid again in November, but at least it's the smallest decline seen thus far in 2012. And remember, we're on the cusp of a transition...--12/7/2012 12:18:53 AM--
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December 6th, 2012

Last Updated 1869 days, 7 hours, 45 minutes ago

Never Thought You'd See GTA Adopt The LEGO Format, Did You?
Grand Theft Auto and LEGO. ...those two things don't really go together, do they? But one die-hard fan decided to blend the contrasting worlds.--12/6/2012 1:20:42 PM--
1869 days, 7 hours, 45 minutes old - 11 comments

Journey Composer Austin Wintory Gets A Grammy Nomination
The Journey soundtrack has been nominated for a Grammy Award, thanks to the beautiful string work of composer Austin Wintory. Such an honor!--12/6/2012 11:43:36 AM--
1869 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes old - 5 comments

Bethesda Striving To Deliver All Skyrim DLC To PS3 Owners
They're currently focusing all their efforts on bringing Dragonborn to the PS3 and when they're done, they'll return to working on Dawnguard and Hearthfire.--12/6/2012 11:52:13 AM--
1869 days, 9 hours, 13 minutes old - 30 comments

Check Out The Action In Fuel Overdose
This new top-down/isometric racer has just about everything you could want, including advanced driving techniques, weapons and...grappling hooks.--12/6/2012 11:29:40 AM--
1869 days, 9 hours, 36 minutes old - 2 comments

Vita's Biggest Problem: Price Or Lack Of Available AAA Software?
Sony's new handheld isn't the hottest item in the world, but why? Is it the relatively high price, lack of big-time games, or something else...?--12/5/2012 10:06:26 PM--
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"Guitar Hero 7" Canned Due To Lofty Ambitions, High Expense
This canceled project has recently come to light, and it seems it would've returned to the franchise's roots. Unfortunately, it fell apart during development.--12/5/2012 10:05:03 PM--
1869 days, 23 hours old - 5 comments

BioWare Planning More Mass Effect 3 DLC
If you thought Omega might be the last expansion for Mass Effect 3, think again. It's obvious that BioWare is planning another expansion...and it'll be big.--12/5/2012 10:03:44 PM--
1869 days, 23 hours, 2 minutes old - 5 comments

Level-5 CEO Takes You Behind The Scenes Of Ni No Kuni
If you're a big-time JRPG follower, you're anxiously lying in wait for Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. And this video will make you even more impatient.--12/5/2012 10:02:21 PM--
1869 days, 23 hours, 3 minutes old - 52 comments

Experience "Ultimate Speed" In Most Wanted's First DLC Pack
The first piece of downloadable content for Need for Speed: Most wanted hits on December 18, and you'll be able to drive some ridiculously fast cars.--12/5/2012 10:01:32 PM--
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December 5th, 2012

Last Updated 1870 days, 8 hours, 42 minutes ago

LittleBigPlanet Karting Demo Out Now, New Trailer Surfaces
Sackboy is just begging for you take him out to the track. If you haven't done so yet, try the official demo that's now available, and watch this fresh trailer!--12/5/2012 12:23:45 PM--
1870 days, 8 hours, 42 minutes old - 4 comments

Will Dragon Age III Feel More Like Skyrim?
BioWare has freely admitted that the next Dragon Age installment has been influenced by Bethesda's critically acclaimed The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.--12/5/2012 12:12:02 PM--
1870 days, 8 hours, 53 minutes old - 23 comments

Canceled Streets Of Rage Remake Coulda Been A Ton O' Fun
Developer Ruffian Games had been working on a Streets of Rage remake and although it got canned, they let us see a playable prototype...looks awesome!--12/5/2012 12:03:06 PM--
1870 days, 9 hours, 2 minutes old - 17 comments

Black Ops II Hits $1 Billion Mark Faster Than Modern Warfare 3
Although some were worried that Black Ops II showed an ebbing of popularity in Call of Duty, the game has still hit $1 billion a day faster than MW3.--12/5/2012 11:52:06 AM--
1870 days, 9 hours, 13 minutes old - 18 comments

Which Next-Gen Console Will Be Best For Role-Playing Fans?
Most would automatically assume it'll be the PS4 but you know, times are changing. Maybe the platform that's best for RPGs going forward isn't a console...--12/5/2012 12:11:30 AM--
1870 days, 2 54 minutes old - 0 comments

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Preview: Extra Gritty With A Dash Of Overkill
The latest Army of Two adventure should be grittier and boast even higher production values than before. The Overkill feature sounds...awesomely gross.--12/4/2012 11:57:11 PM--
1870 days, 21 hours, 8 minutes old - 2 comments

First Far Cry 3 DLC Announced For PS3
The first piece of downloadable content for Far Cry 3, called High Tides, will debut exclusively on the PS3 in January. Isn't that a nice little gesture?--12/4/2012 11:55:37 PM--
1870 days, 21 hours, 10 minutes old - 11 comments

PS3 Is "World's Most Popular Device" For Netflix Viewing
If you use your PlayStation 3 to access movies and TV shows on Netflix, you're hardly the only one. In fact, it's THE device for watching Netflix stuff!--12/4/2012 11:45:34 PM--
1870 days, 21 hours, 20 minutes old - 37 comments

Assassin's Creed III Hidden Secrets DLC Available Now
...well, provided you're a Season Pass holder. If not, you'll have to wait until next week to purchase the first piece of ACIII downloadable content.--12/4/2012 11:36:32 PM--
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December 4th, 2012

Last Updated 1871 days, 10 hours, 11 minutes ago

You Didn't Appreciate The Darkness II, So Sorry, No DLC
Because the game didn't come close to meeting the sales projections, no extra content was created. And that's too bad, because this title deserved more.--12/4/2012 10:54:43 AM--
1871 days, 10 hours, 11 minutes old - 16 comments

Epic Mickey 2 PS3 Bundle Goes On Sale Today At Target
It's a great family-friendly package that encourages cooperation. This bundle even boasts the PlayStation Move, and all for the low price of just $299.--12/4/2012 10:39:30 AM--
1871 days, 10 hours, 26 minutes old - 8 comments

Is Big Business Gaming Infringing On Individual Creativity?
A former EA employee says working for such a big company was more like "being a factory worker than a creative worker." Is this part of the problem today?--12/4/2012 10:28:45 AM--
1871 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes old - 19 comments

The Most Impressive PS4 Launch Title Would Be: Gran Turismo 6
Of all the amazing launch games that could exist for the new PlayStation, the one that would make the most noise would be the next Gran Turismo entry.--12/3/2012 10:18:35 PM--
1871 days, 22 hours, 47 minutes old - 0 comments

Far Cry 3 Review: Where Paradise Meets Twisted Insanity
The new Far Cry is here and it's chock full of free-roaming, totally over-the-top entertainment. Great depth, hugely expansive, and oh so much fun!--12/3/2012 10:16:05 PM--
1871 days, 22 hours, 49 minutes old - 33 comments

Another Rumored Launch Date For GTAV
This time, it comes from Amazon France and it seems possible. It's a little further off than we would've wanted, but we can still live with June 19.--12/3/2012 10:14:49 PM--
1871 days, 22 hours, 51 minutes old - 2 comments

Skyrim Dragonborn DLC Finds Its Way To PS3 In "Early 2013"
Woah, could it be? PS3 owners will actually get some extra content for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim...? Believe it or not, Dragonborn should be coming...--12/3/2012 10:12:38 PM--
1871 days, 22 hours, 53 minutes old - 16 comments

Would Ninja Theory Be The Right Studio To Make Another Onimusha?
It isn't true that Ninja Theory is currently working on a new Onimusha title, but should they? Is this the right developer to handle such a resurrection?--12/3/2012 10:13:44 PM--
1871 days, 22 hours, 52 minutes old - 26 comments

Death Goes To Battle Again, As More Darksiders II DLC Arrives
It's time to return to Death's realm in Darksiders II; more baddies are in need of a brutal lesson. The Demon Lord Belial DLC is ready to go, so grab it!--12/3/2012 10:11:11 PM--
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December 3rd, 2012

Last Updated 1872 days, 7 hours, 54 minutes ago

Sample One Of The Most Anticipated JRPGs This Week
You have to wait until next year before you can play the full adventure in Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, but a demo will be available TOMORROW.--12/3/2012 1:11:26 PM--
1872 days, 7 hours, 54 minutes old - 29 comments

Lightning Returns Time Mechanic Enhances Game's Longevity?
Square Enix is still hammering out the final details on the time system utilized in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, but it'll give us options...--12/3/2012 11:24:33 AM--
1872 days, 9 hours, 41 minutes old - 21 comments

Irrational Hires Cosplayer Ormeli To Help Promote Bioshock Infinite
Anna Moleva, aka Ormeli, has been hired by Irrational to help push the new anticipated Bioshock. And why? Because she IS Elizabeth brought to life.--12/3/2012 11:07:55 AM--
1872 days, 9 hours, 58 minutes old - 25 comments

Dead Space 3 Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed
One of the most anticipated games of 2013 is just begging to be pre-ordered. And if you do, you'll be automatically upgraded to the Limited Edition!--12/3/2012 10:55:42 AM--
1872 days, 10 hours, 10 minutes old - 13 comments

Hey Sony, PlayStation Move Still Needs A Big-Time Killer App
While Move sales haven't been bad, owners of Sony's motion sensing controller really need a defining title, a game the hardcore players will love.--12/2/2012 10:35:44 PM--
1872 days, 22 hours, 30 minutes old - 46 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Far Cry 3 Game Of The Year 2012? ...Maybe
The community is split on the idea that Far Cry 3 will become a true-blue Game of the Year contender, and now- Do you want The Last Of Us or Uncharted 4?--12/2/2012 10:34:18 PM--
1872 days, 22 hours, 31 minutes old - 26 comments

Dead Or Alive 5 Plus Heads To Vita In 2013
Tecmo will be bringing a revamped DoA5 to the PlayStation Vita early next year, so if you've been looking for a great portable fighting experience...--12/2/2012 10:32:52 PM--
1872 days, 22 hours, 33 minutes old - 0 comments

White Knight Chronicles II Community Petitions For Extra Content
While a lot of extra content for this popular RPG has become available in Japan, fans in North America and Europe have been left out...and they're not happy.--12/2/2012 10:30:55 PM--
1872 days, 22 hours, 35 minutes old - 50 comments

Persona 4, Catherine Art Collections Go Digital On PS3
If you enjoyed the fantastic art style found in these games, you might want to check out some digital collections. Sadly, you kinda need to be in Japan.--12/2/2012 10:29:49 PM--
1872 days, 22 hours, 36 minutes old - 11 comments

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December 2nd, 2012

Last Updated 1873 days, 19 hours, 50 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: December 2
Hideo Kojima's new endeavors might not result in automatic masterpieces, Square Enix seems to be focusing on lotsa flash, and Far Cry 3 is next up.--12/2/2012 1:15:11 AM--
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December 1st, 2012

Last Updated 1874 days, 10 hours, 15 minutes ago

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD Headed To Vita This Month
This enjoyable action/platformer should make for a great addition to the Vita's library. You'll be able to give Stranger's Wrath a try in a few weeks.--12/1/2012 10:50:53 AM--
1874 days, 10 hours, 15 minutes old - 0 comments

What Is Square Enix's "All The Bravest?"
The publisher has registered a couple domains and filed a trademark for All The Bravest, which could be an upcoming brand new IP. Anybody excited...?--12/1/2012 10:40:25 AM--
1874 days, 10 hours, 25 minutes old - 24 comments

Feature Interview: Actress Wendy Braun Loves Her Craft
She worked on Mass Effect and Dragon Age and has over 1,000 voiceover credits to her name. And you'll her her more, because she adores what she does.--11/30/2012 11:09:55 PM--
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Kojima: I Haven't Shown The World What I Might Be Capable Of
Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima doesn't want to be typecast. He doesn't want to be forever known as the "guy who did MGS." He wants to branch out.--11/30/2012 11:13:41 PM--
1874 days, 21 hours, 52 minutes old - 27 comments

New The Last Of Us Character Introduced At Spike VGAs
If you watch next week's Spike TV Video Game Awards, you will be one of the first to see a brand new, previously unveiled, character in The Last Of Us.--11/30/2012 11:11:34 PM--
1874 days, 21 hours, 54 minutes old - 8 comments

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