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March 31st, 2012

Last Updated 2002 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes ago

Rumor: The Witcher 2 PS3-Bound (UPDATED)
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings launched in May 2011 on PC to high critical praise. And now it appears Atari intends to bring it to the PS3 and 360.--3/31/2012 10:16:09 AM--
2002 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes old - 22 comments

Open Casting Call This Week For Official Maxim Gamer Girl
It's the "in" thing now: Be a girl and play video games. Of course, that won't be enough for Maxim, so you had better be quite the gorgeous heart-breaker.--3/31/2012 10:01:37 AM--
2002 days, 2 hours, 38 minutes old - 14 comments

Oh Sega, My Sega, What Has Happened?
Sega appears to be experiencing moderate to heavy financial troubles, and all we can do is think of a time when this company helped define the industry.--3/30/2012 9:33:10 PM--
2002 days, 15 hours, 6 minutes old - 61 comments

Zipper Interactive Calls It Quits After 17 Years Of Development
After giving us a bunch of SOCOM titles, MAG, and other games, Zipper Interactive is closing its doors. It's always tough to see veteran devs go away.--3/30/2012 9:31:23 PM--
2002 days, 15 hours, 8 minutes old - 33 comments

Don't Wait To Nab The DMC HD Collection
This great high-def collection seems to be available early, so check your local retailer. We're talking about one of the best action franchises ever!--3/30/2012 9:30:14 PM--
2002 days, 15 hours, 9 minutes old - 18 comments

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March 30th, 2012

Last Updated 2002 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes ago

Mortal Kombat Vita Drops On May 1
Yep, we've got a launch date for the Vita version of Mortal Kombat. Come the first of May, you'll be able to take your pummeling and Fatalities on the go!--3/30/2012 12:56:43 PM--
2002 days, 23 hours, 43 minutes old - 0 comments

Hey, Remember When Power Was The #1 Concern For New Consoles?
Throughout the industry's history, talk surrounding a new game system inevitably centered on the machine's power. These days, things have changed.--3/30/2012 10:55:17 AM--
2003 days, 1 hour, 44 minutes old - 0 comments

NIS America Reveals Three New Titles Exclusive To PS3
The RPG veterans have announced three new titles for the PS3, and we've got trailers for two of them. Fans of Japanese titles should be excited.--3/30/2012 10:40:17 AM--
2003 days, 1 hour, 59 minutes old - 51 comments

Sega Halves Financial Forecast, Forced To Cancel Games
Unfortunately, Sega has to restructure and reorganize due to "rapid changes" in the market, and this includes canceling games and focusing on digital.--3/30/2012 10:24:35 AM--
2003 days, 2 hours, 15 minutes old - 29 comments

Is Part Of Assassin's Creed III's Popularity Due To Its Setting?
The franchise has always been popular, but has ACIII hit another level of excitement? And if so, can some of it be attributed to its American setting?--3/29/2012 9:23:58 PM--
2003 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes old - 58 comments

PS3 Preview: Sleeping Dogs
You knew it as True Crime: Hong Kong but now it goes by a different title and you know, this intense, gritty adventure reminds us an awful lot of Yakuza.--3/29/2012 9:21:59 PM--
2003 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 8 comments

Modern Warfare 3 Fans Angry, Schedule "MW3 Blackout"
Another group of angry fans want their voices heard, but this doesn't have anything to do with disappointing endings. This is about fixes and additions.--3/29/2012 9:20:52 PM--
2003 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 68 comments

Ken Levine A Candidate For TIME's "Most Influential People"
Everyone congratulate Bioshock creator and Irrational Games founder Ken Levine for this accomplishment. Not everyone gets on this prestigious list, ya know.--3/29/2012 9:18:48 PM--
2003 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes old - 17 comments

SCEA: Sorcery Proves Move's Superiority To Kinect, Wii
It's probably the most anticipated PlayStation Move title, and the developers say it will definitely allow Sony's motion sensing system to shine.--3/29/2012 9:19:49 PM--
2003 days, 15 hours, 20 minutes old - 28 comments

Assassin's Creed III Shaping Up To Be Immensely Popular
The pre-order numbers are sky-high and Ubisoft says that by E3, ACIII should be the most pre-ordered game in the company's history. They'll push it, too.--3/29/2012 9:16:46 PM--
2003 days, 15 hours, 23 minutes old - 10 comments

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March 29th, 2012

Last Updated 2004 days, 24 minutes ago

Journey Sets PSN Sales Record, Official Soundtrack Coming
Thatgamecompany has been rewarded for a stellar, even singular experience: Journey has become the fastest-selling PSN game ever, and it's well deserved.--3/29/2012 12:15:17 PM--
2004 days, 24 minutes old - 22 comments

Assassin's Creed III Combat: Environment And Dual-Wielding
Ubisoft has revealed some new fighting details, and they focus on the terrain as being a weapon in and of itself, and the new dual-wielding mechanic.--3/29/2012 10:35:42 AM--
2004 days, 2 hours, 4 minutes old - 25 comments

Designer: Publishers Are Responsible For Buggy Games
If you encounter a buggy game, Wasteland creator Brian Fargo says you need to blame the publisher, not the developer. Devs are treated "abysmally."--3/29/2012 10:21:45 AM--
2004 days, 2 hours, 18 minutes old - 46 comments

Hey Nicalis, Maybe It Isn't A Good Idea To Insult An Icon
There's helpful criticism and then there's needless, groundless insulting. Nicalis founder Tyrone Rodriguez better think about rewording his Kojima comment.--3/28/2012 9:24:19 PM--
2004 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes old - 44 comments

PS3 Cheats, Codes, Trophies Galore
Even more helpful info for your favorite games, including Silent Hill: Downpour, Need for Speed: The Run, Rocksmith, Ninja Gaiden 3, and much more!--3/28/2012 9:22:31 PM--
2004 days, 15 hours, 17 minutes old

Final Fantasy: The Era Of Disappointment Makes A Statement
The Final Fantasy fans now have a chance to stand up and be heard: Follow a new Facebook page designed to tell Square Enix that they need to LISTEN.--3/28/2012 9:20:52 PM--
2004 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 28 comments

Dyack: Used Game Market Will Kill The Video Game Industry
Another industry veteran has come forward to say that as it stands now, the pre-owned game market is "cannibalizing" the industry, and it needs to stop.--3/28/2012 9:19:50 PM--
2004 days, 15 hours, 20 minutes old - 153 comments

Diablo III Will "Make Sense" And Be "Really Fun" On Consoles
Don't worry, they really are working on a console version of Diablo III, and it will be "well polished and a true Blizzard-level experience on a console."--3/28/2012 9:18:40 PM--
2004 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes old - 12 comments

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March 28th, 2012

Last Updated 2005 days, 28 minutes ago

Rumor: PS4 Codenamed "Orbis," Will Release In 2013
All sorts of new information for the new PlayStation: It won't be backwards compatible (no PS3 games), and it may not support used games, either.--3/28/2012 12:11:34 PM--
2005 days, 28 minutes old - 0 comments

Indie Dev Slams Kojima, Says He Should "Stop Making Games"
This is one way to get your name in the news: Just say one of the most respected designers in gaming history sucks, and that MGS is good "in spite of him."--3/28/2012 10:56:50 AM--
2005 days, 1 hour, 43 minutes old - 74 comments

Assassin's Creed III Hero Is Supposed To "Feel Like An Outsider"
Ubisoft talks a bit about Connor, the Native American protagonist in the upcoming Assassin's Creed. It's important that he's not necessarily affiliated...--3/28/2012 10:36:21 AM--
2005 days, 2 hours, 3 minutes old - 33 comments

Planned Freemium Home Games Are The Most Ambitious Yet
PlayStation Home continues to grow and the latest roll-out of games includes some of the most ambitious titles seen to date. You've gotta give these a try!--3/28/2012 10:22:59 AM--
2005 days, 2 hours, 17 minutes old - 15 comments

Call Of Duty Doesn't Need A New Engine, It Needs Hot Chicks!
Oh, but it does. It makes perfect logical sense. If they were going to make a Call of Duty movie, there's no WAY it'd release without a hot female role.--3/27/2012 9:16:54 PM--
2005 days, 15 hours, 23 minutes old - 41 comments

Vita Preview: Gravity Rush
It's easily one of the most anticipated titles for Sony's new portable, and there's a darn good reason. It's artistically intriguing and full of action!--3/27/2012 9:15:22 PM--
2005 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes old - 0 comments

BioWare Gets Cupcakes...What Should We Get Square Enix?
So the BioWare fans have sent the Edmonton studio 400 cupcakes. That's nice of them. Now, what will the Final Fantasy followers get for Square Enix?--3/27/2012 9:13:59 PM--
2005 days, 15 hours, 26 minutes old - 36 comments

Ninja Theory Boss: Gamers Need More Than Big Tits
It's a sound analysis. If gamers have grown up (and most of them have), then it makes sense to say that developers can't rely purely on aesthetic appeal.--3/27/2012 9:12:33 PM--
2005 days, 15 hours, 27 minutes old - 29 comments

Atlus "Re-Vita-lize PSN Price Drop Event: RPG Fans, Stand Up
So you're disappointed in the availability of traditional old-school JRPGs for consoles. Atlus has ya covered in the portable realm; all SORTS of discounts!--3/27/2012 9:11:22 PM--
2005 days, 15 hours, 28 minutes old - 0 comments

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March 27th, 2012

Last Updated 2006 days, 2 hours, 51 minutes ago

Ridge Racer Unbounded: Build Your Own Track From Scratch (UPDATED)
The game was unfortunately delayed so "more features" could be added, but if we get to create our own track with such a dynamic editor, we'll be happy.--3/27/2012 9:48:37 AM--
2006 days, 2 hours, 51 minutes old - 12 comments

PS Plus April: Ghost Recon Beta, Free Games, Discounts
The April bonuses for Plus members have been revealed, and they include early access to the Ghost Recon: Future Soldier beta and three free games.--3/27/2012 9:37:44 AM--
2006 days, 3 hours, 2 minutes old - 16 comments

Rumor: More Reckoning DLC Coming
If you can go by some new Achievement listings, it seems more downloadable content will soon be available for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.--3/27/2012 9:25:59 AM--
2006 days, 3 hours, 14 minutes old - 8 comments

Thank The Internet For Creating Millions Of Hostile Gamers
If you're wondering why you come across so many whiners, haters, and general idiots when online discussing video games, the answer is obvious...--3/26/2012 9:28:15 PM--
2006 days, 15 hours, 11 minutes old - 49 comments

PS3 Review: Silent Hill: Downpour
Well, it isn't the greatest game we've ever seen, as the frame rate is bad and the combat is erratic. But you know, this is undoubtedly a Silent Hill game.--3/26/2012 9:26:50 PM--
2006 days, 15 hours, 13 minutes old - 20 comments

Go Behind The Scenes With Quantic Dream's Kara Demo
If you want to know how Quantic Dream pulled off that impressive tech demo, here's a "Making Of" presentation. They put a ton of effort into this one.--3/26/2012 9:25:40 PM--
2006 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes old - 11 comments

Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling Resigns
The face of Call of Duty at Infinity Ward has decided to leave the studio for reasons unknown. Well, he was part of the biggest games of all time.--3/26/2012 9:24:37 PM--
2006 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes old - 17 comments

PwC Closes 277 GAME Stores, 40% Of Workforce Gone
Unfortunately, over 1/3 of all GAME locations have been shut down, and over 2,100 employees have lost their jobs. Here's hoping they can find an investor...--3/26/2012 9:23:29 PM--
2006 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes old - 19 comments

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March 26th, 2012

Last Updated 2007 days, 25 minutes ago

Slant Six On ORC: We Did What Capcom Wanted Us To Do
The developer has responded to the low review scores for Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City; they say they did what Capcom desired.--3/26/2012 12:14:23 PM--
2007 days, 25 minutes old - 26 comments

The Last Of Us: Persistent Health And The Balance Of Power
Naughty Dog talks more about the combat in their new project and it sounds intriguing: No regeneration of health and bullets will be precious...--3/26/2012 10:28:17 AM--
2007 days, 2 hours, 11 minutes old - 28 comments

Mistborn: Birthright Coming To Consoles, PC In Late 2013
The popular and acclaimed Mistborn fantasy series is coming to the world of video games, and author Brandon Sanderson is penning the script.--3/26/2012 10:01:11 AM--
2007 days, 2 hours, 38 minutes old - 4 comments

BlazBlue Developer Cranking On A New "Adventure" Title
Arc System Works is apparently working on what might be an adventure spin-off of the BlazBlue series. Can experts on fighting branch out successfully?--3/26/2012 10:13:24 AM--
2007 days, 2 hours, 26 minutes old - 11 comments

Video Games May Always Be A Male-Centric Hobby
If you look at it from a logical point of view, it seems video games will always cater to the guys. It's the nature of proactive interactivity and fantasy.--3/25/2012 9:38:17 PM--
2007 days, 15 hours, 1 minute old - 51 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Japanese Devs Are Losing Their Touch
Our readers think Japanese game makers are definitely slipping, and that's a bad sign. Now, about that Mass Effect 3 ending fiasco...whatcha think?--3/25/2012 9:36:48 PM--
2007 days, 15 hours, 3 minutes old - 30 comments

Silent Hill: Book Of Memories Seems To Be Delayed...Again
It was supposed to come out alongside the PlayStation Vita last month, but got pushed to this week. Now it appears we have to wait longer.--3/25/2012 9:34:05 PM--
2007 days, 15 hours, 5 minutes old - 0 comments

Mass Effect 3 Fan Charity Drive Ends Up Confusing People
It was supposed to be a good thing, but the purpose of their donations confused a lot of people. Therefore, the Child's Play fundraiser has been stopped.--3/25/2012 9:35:28 PM--
2007 days, 15 hours, 4 minutes old - 40 comments

Activision: No, You Don't Need Two CoD Elite Subscriptions
Last month, the publisher mentioned something called "Call of Duty Elite 2.0," which unsurprisingly kicked off angry reactions. But hey, calm down.--3/25/2012 9:33:12 PM--
2007 days, 15 hours, 6 minutes old - 8 comments

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March 25th, 2012

Last Updated 2008 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 25
I hope Rockstar doesn't lose their focus with Max Payne 3 and Grand Theft Auto V, I wonder about Square Enix's secret game, and reviews are endless.--3/24/2012 9:18:36 PM--
2008 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes old - 47 comments

PS3 Review: Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
Resident Evil is and always will be iconic. ...but if we keep getting games like this with RE in the title, the franchise's reputation is gonna take a dive.--3/24/2012 9:21:02 PM--
2008 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 26 comments

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March 24th, 2012

Last Updated 2009 days, 2 hours, 9 minutes ago

Square Enix Teases Secret Fantasy Title For "Summer 2012"
They're teasing a "secret title" that should be unveiled soon; the trailer gives us a few hints but no gameplay. What could it be? A game for the Vita...?--3/24/2012 10:30:29 AM--
2009 days, 2 hours, 9 minutes old - 30 comments

Bioshock Film Director Leaves, Project Officially On Hold
The movie has been dealt another blow, as director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo has moved on to work on other projects. Rating and budget are a big snag.--3/24/2012 10:17:51 AM--
2009 days, 2 hours, 22 minutes old - 8 comments

Maybe Gran Turismo 5 Could Fix The Driving Problem
Not just GT5, but any driving simulator. For whatever reason, drivers seem to be slowing down and making worse decisions...they need some virtual help.--3/23/2012 9:27:41 PM--
2009 days, 15 hours, 12 minutes old - 42 comments

Rumor: Zipper Interactive To Close
The latest disheartening rumor is that the SOCOM and MAG developer might be closing. Talented teams that have contributed a great deal should stick, though.--3/23/2012 9:25:01 PM--
2009 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes old - 29 comments

DMC Dev: Letting Fans Run The Show = "Creative Bankruptcy"
Ninja Theory says making a game purely for the fans is a bad idea, as it can lead to "creative bankruptcy." And don't blame them for Capcom's idea.--3/23/2012 9:23:36 PM--
2009 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes old - 25 comments

Bethesda May Have Given Prey 2 The Axe
We haven't heard anything about the Prey sequel for quite a while, and that's always a bad sign. Now it seems Bethesda may have pulled the plug.--3/23/2012 9:22:49 PM--
2009 days, 15 hours, 17 minutes old - 9 comments

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March 23rd, 2012

Last Updated 2010 days, 1 hour, 55 minutes ago

Japanese Devs Can't Stop Citing Call Of Duty In Interviews
Has anyone noticed that in basically every big interview where Japanese designers are asked about changes they've made, they ALWAYS mention CoD...?--3/23/2012 10:44:27 AM--
2010 days, 1 hour, 55 minutes old - 84 comments

Madden 13 Cover Vote: Will The Curse Dictate The Winner?
Fans can once again vote for the player they believe should be on the cover of this year's Madden game. But maybe the most popular players are safe...--3/23/2012 10:54:14 AM--
2010 days, 1 hour, 45 minutes old - 10 comments

Disney's Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Embraces PS3, 360
The first was exclusive to the Wii but an icon like Mickey Mouse deserves high-definition, does he not? This sequel also puts an emphasis on co-op.--3/23/2012 10:31:52 AM--
2010 days, 2 hours, 8 minutes old - 11 comments

Why Final Fantasy XIII-3 Could Be The FF Fans Really Want
It's not impossible. Provided Square Enix takes all the best aspects of both games and puts them together for FFXIII-3, we could get the RPG we REALLY want.--3/22/2012 9:21:53 PM--
2010 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 58 comments

PS3 Review: Ninja Gaiden 3
It was supposed to be one of the elite titles of 2012. Ninja Gaiden never fails to deliver the hardcore action goods. ...but sadly, Ryu has gone backwards.--3/22/2012 9:20:12 PM--
2010 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 43 comments

Dead Or Alive 5 Might Step Into The Ring On September 25
Looks like we may have the official launch date for DoA5. According to GameStop, the next entry in the super fast, super fluid fighter is set for 9/25.--3/22/2012 9:18:48 PM--
2010 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes old - 9 comments

GameStop Not Banking On GTAV In 2012
Analysts have gone on record saying they don't expect Grand Theft Auto V to launch this year and now, GameStop isn't counting on the game, either.--3/22/2012 9:17:15 PM--
2010 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes old - 6 comments

Bayonetta Brings Her Fine Self To The Anarchy Reigns Action
The leggy bespectacled witch will be free DLC for Platinum's new action extravaganza, Anarchy Reigns. We better get her in the US, too.--3/22/2012 9:15:31 PM--
2010 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes old - 7 comments

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March 22nd, 2012

Last Updated 2011 days, 34 minutes ago

Max Payne 3 Multiplayer "Crews" Carry Over To GTAV
See now, this is cool. Any multiplayer "crews" you create in Max Payne 3 will transfer over to Grand Theft Auto V's multiplayer component. Sweeeeet.--3/22/2012 12:05:55 PM--
2011 days, 34 minutes old - 15 comments

Foosball 2012: The Classic Game Rolls Onto PSN This Spring
Everyone on the planet has played foosball at one time or another. But now it's coming to both the PS3 and Vita, and it'll even support Cross Play!--3/22/2012 10:52:10 AM--
2011 days, 1 hour, 47 minutes old - 0 comments

Shadows Of The Damned 2 A Possibility
Grasshopper Manufacture might already be working on a sequel to Shadows of the Damned, as publisher EA is apparently willing to back the project.--3/22/2012 10:37:13 AM--
2011 days, 2 hours, 2 minutes old - 5 comments

LittleBigPlanet Karting: Sackboy Goes For A Spin This Year
Yes, Sackboy is hitting the track in 2012. LittleBigPlanet Karting will unsurprisingly feature the Play, Create, Share philosophy, so be inventive!--3/22/2012 10:25:00 AM--
2011 days, 2 hours, 14 minutes old - 10 comments

Did ME3 Get High Scores Because Many Critics Didn't Finish It?
It has been questioned by the fans: Would the scores for Mass Effect 3 been lower if more critics had actually completed the game? It's a tough issue...--3/21/2012 9:14:37 PM--
2011 days, 15 hours, 25 minutes old - 86 comments

More PS3 Cheats, Unlockables And Trophies For You
This latest batch of inside info includes Journey (special scarves!), Street Fighter X Tekken, Twisted Metal, Shank 2, Tales of Graces f, SSX and more!--3/21/2012 9:12:13 PM--
2011 days, 15 hours, 27 minutes old

FFXIII-2 DLC: Mass Effect N7 Armor For Noel And Serah
Hee hee...there's just something really comical about seeing the Final Fantasy XIII-2 protagonists dressed up in Commander Shepard's N7 armor.--3/21/2012 9:10:32 PM--
2011 days, 15 hours, 29 minutes old - 21 comments

New Far Cry 3 Trailer Shows US, UK Pre-Order Bonuses
The latest Far Cry 3 video isn't for younger viewers, just so ya know. But it's pretty bad-ass and shows us the pre-order incentives for the US and UK.--3/21/2012 9:09:21 PM--
2011 days, 15 hours, 30 minutes old - 13 comments

Ubisoft Annecy Handling Multiplayer For Assassin's Creed III
The team that first brought multiplayer to Assassin's Creed will be responsible for the multiplayer component in the third installment.--3/21/2012 9:07:54 PM--
2011 days, 15 hours, 32 minutes old - 8 comments

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March 21st, 2012

Last Updated 2012 days, 2 hours, 4 minutes ago

Resistance: Burning Skies Trailer: The Chimera Are At It Again
This will be the first FPS for the PlayStation Vita and unsurprisingly, Sony is using the popular Resistance franchise to test out the handheld's abilities.--3/21/2012 10:35:27 AM--
2012 days, 2 hours, 4 minutes old - 0 comments

Levine: Nobody Will Be Happy If BioWare Does A New ME3 Ending
Bioshock creator Ken Levine says he's "a little bit sad" about this whole Mass Effect 3 mess, because nobody will be satisfied if BioWare writes a new ending.--3/21/2012 10:12:37 AM--
2012 days, 2 hours, 27 minutes old - 76 comments

Slant Six Unveils Their First Original IP: Strata Scavenger
The makers of several SOCOM titles, including the solid and entertaining Confrontation, have announced their first new IP...could be interesting.--3/21/2012 10:21:46 AM--
2012 days, 2 hours, 18 minutes old - 15 comments

Dear Joe Baca: You Are Really Embarrassing Yourself
Why these lawmakers continue to voluntarily make fools of themselves is bizarre. They're not satisfied with ESRB ratings...now they want warning labels.--3/20/2012 9:20:15 PM--
2012 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 83 comments

Rumor: Soul Reaver Reboot Coming
It seems Crystal Dynamics is working on a Soul Reaver reboot, and that's great news for PlayStation fans. Legacy of Kain is definitely worth revisiting!--3/20/2012 9:19:15 PM--
2012 days, 15 hours, 20 minutes old - 32 comments

Namco Bandai Teases Dark Souls Fans With "An Announcement"
No idea what it could be, but it's an upcoming announcement that will supposedly excite Dark Souls fans. A PC version? DLC? A whole new game...?--3/20/2012 9:17:56 PM--
2012 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes old - 32 comments

I Am Alive PSN-Bound On April 3
It's already on the XBLA but for some reason, PSN users don't have it yet. Thankfully, they don't have too much longer to wait; just a few weeks.--3/20/2012 9:17:12 PM--
2012 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes old - 18 comments

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March 20th, 2012

Last Updated 2012 days, 19 hours, 9 minutes ago

Vita Review: Unit 13
It's nicely put together, the control is good, and there's plenty of reasons to keep playing. But without any real purpose or aim, it feels a little light.--3/20/2012 5:30:21 PM--
2012 days, 19 hours, 9 minutes old - 0 comments

Do The Ninja Gaiden 3 Review Scores Prove Inafune's Point?
Keiji Inafune has been saying for a while now that Japanese developers are falling further and further behind their Western counterparts. Maybe he's right.--3/20/2012 10:01:10 AM--
2013 days, 2 hours, 38 minutes old - 83 comments

History Professor Talks About Possible Story Arcs In ACIII
There was a lot going on during the War of Independence. It wasn't just about militia fighting Redcoats; there were a lot of interesting stories.--3/20/2012 9:48:24 AM--
2013 days, 2 hours, 51 minutes old - 13 comments

Bioshock Infinite's Boys Of Silence: A Nightmarish Design
It's the third of Infinite's "heavy hitter" enemy types, and this one is bound to freak you RIGHT out. We'll be tested in all sorts of ways, won't we?--3/20/2012 9:33:19 AM--
2013 days, 3 hours, 6 minutes old - 15 comments

All This Mass Effect 3 Insanity Is Setting A Nasty Precedent
For those who think BioWare should change the Mass Effect 3 ending: What does this mean? Do we have the right to demand such a change from ALL artists?--3/19/2012 9:23:34 PM--
2013 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes old - 107 comments

PS3 Review: Tales Of Graces f
It has been quite some time since US gamers got a Tales title. Thankfully, although it still feels a little outdated, it's great for JRPG aficionados.--3/19/2012 9:22:12 PM--
2013 days, 15 hours, 17 minutes old - 35 comments

Kojima's Secret Game Deals With "Delicate, Taboo" Issues
Hideo Kojima's mystery game hasn't been officially revealed, but he did say it's likely going to be controversial, as "real-life issues" should be included.--3/19/2012 9:21:03 PM--
2013 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 10 comments

Darksiders II: Go Behind The Scenes And Visit Death's New World
This is one of our more anticipated sequels of 2012; we can't wait to assume the role of Death! ...okay, that sounds weird, but we still like the idea.--3/19/2012 9:19:53 PM--
2013 days, 15 hours, 20 minutes old - 7 comments

BioWare Canceled Dragon Age II DLC But Has "Future Plans"
It's a good news-bad news scenario: BioWare canceled downlaodable content for Dragon Age II but even so, they've got plans for the future of the series.--3/19/2012 9:18:47 PM--
2013 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes old - 9 comments

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March 19th, 2012

Last Updated 2014 days, 27 minutes ago

David Braben: Used Game Market At Fault For High Prices
Industry veteran David Braben attacks the pre-owned game market, saying it is "killing core games" and worse, it's keeping retail prices too high.--3/19/2012 12:12:06 PM--
2014 days, 27 minutes old - 80 comments

Square Enix Confused: Why Did Activision Ditch True Crime?
Activision didn't want True Crime: Hong Kong, so Square Enix picked it up. And the new publisher just doesn't understand why Activision didn't want it.--3/19/2012 10:41:32 AM--
2014 days, 1 hour, 58 minutes old - 33 comments

Epic Touts Success Of Unreal Engine 3
Hey, with the top-tier titles that have used UE3 (Gears of War, Mass Effect, Batman, etc.) Epic has every reason to brag a little, don't you think?--3/19/2012 10:18:46 AM--
2014 days, 2 hours, 21 minutes old - 31 comments

EA's Least Popular Online Games Losing Their Servers
Chances are, you don't play any of these titles online (with the possible exception of EA Sports MMA), so the disappearance of these servers is no big deal.--3/19/2012 10:04:26 AM--
2014 days, 2 hours, 35 minutes old - 11 comments

Is Nostalgia The Only Reason We Want Our Old JRPGs Back?
Although fans of old-school JRPGs still love the gameplay, we have to admit that we didn't really have any choice. Nostalgia is a very powerful thing...--3/18/2012 9:47:13 PM--
2014 days, 14 hours, 52 minutes old - 52 comments

No, Please God, Do NOT Do A Lollipop Chainsaw Movie
For an industry that gets no respect in the "real" world, the last thing we need is a movie revolving around a ditzy chainsaw-wielding cheerleader.--3/18/2012 9:17:15 PM--
2014 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes old - 16 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Kara Tech Demo Has A Very Big Impact
Quantic Dream's tech demo definitely turned some heads, and most gamers are sufficiently impressed. This week, do you think Japanese games are slipping?--3/18/2012 9:15:57 PM--
2014 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes old - 33 comments

Metal Gear Series Tops 31 Million Sold
Believe it or not, the Metal Gear games have sold over 31 million copies worldwide since the franchise's inception nearly 25 years ago. That's incredible.--3/18/2012 9:13:27 PM--
2014 days, 15 hours, 26 minutes old - 22 comments

BioWare Responds To ME3 Ending Backlash, Are Fans Pacified?
If you're one of many who were upset at the climax in Mass Effect 3, BioWare has a message for you: They have listened, but you have to understand their side.--3/18/2012 9:11:47 PM--
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March 18th, 2012

Last Updated 2015 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 18
Bioshock Infinite might be the front-runner for Game of the Year, Japanese games need MUCH higher budgets, and we consider kicking off a big giveaway...--3/17/2012 9:20:59 PM--
2015 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 46 comments

PS3 Review: Street Fighter X Tekken
This crossover effort is smooth, fluid, and plenty rewarding. It looks great, too. You just have to accept that you can't always have the best of both worlds.--3/17/2012 9:22:00 PM--
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March 17th, 2012

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ME3 Multiplayer Stats: 83 Billion Credits, 1,800 Years Of Play Time
EA has released some early statistics for Mass Effect 3 online participation and as it turns out, a LOT of you have participated. 1,800 years of play time?!--3/17/2012 10:11:35 AM--
2016 days, 2 hours, 28 minutes old - 22 comments

Tecmo Koei Outlines First Free DLC For Ninja Gaiden 3
The developer has paid downloadable content planned for the game, but the first available DLC will be free: Two new weapons and two Clan Battle Stages.--3/17/2012 9:57:18 AM--
2016 days, 2 hours, 42 minutes old - 9 comments

Editorial: Can You Trust Reviews From Bigger Websites?
Websites rely on ad revenue. Sometimes, that revenue comes from game publishers, who often want good reviews. But there's no hidden conspiracy.--3/16/2012 9:42:25 PM--
2016 days, 14 hours, 57 minutes old - 47 comments

Shenmue HD "Done For A Year," Coming To PSN, XBLA
It seems a high-definition remake for the Sega classic has been done for over a year, and it'll soon come to the PSN and XBLA. Oh, and Shenmue II as well.--3/16/2012 9:40:58 PM--
2016 days, 14 hours, 59 minutes old - 21 comments

Rumor: Elder Scrolls MMO To Be Announced In May
There are no official details just yet (it could be a PC exclusive, for instance), but an inside source claims The Elder Scrolls is hitting the MMO world...--3/16/2012 9:39:57 PM--
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March 16th, 2012

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Danger Close Not Interested In A Verbal War With Activision
It's true that there was a lot of sniping going on between EA and Activision last year, but Danger Close says developers weren't usually involved.--3/16/2012 12:43:40 PM--
2016 days, 23 hours, 56 minutes old - 6 comments

Gerstmann: I Was Fired Because I Wouldn't Play Ball
You remember that mess, don't you? Gerstmann apparently getting fired for a mediocre review of Kane & Lynch? Well, unfortunately...it was all true.--3/16/2012 10:51:29 AM--
2017 days, 1 hour, 48 minutes old - 42 comments

New Dead Or Alive 5 Action: Hitomi And Ayane Square Off
A new trailer shows a three-round battle between two of the franchise's most popular characters. It looks fantastic; the environmental stuff is cool.--3/16/2012 10:37:31 AM--
2017 days, 2 hours, 2 minutes old - 17 comments

First Free DLC For Operation Raccoon City: Jill vs. Nemesis
Capcom has revealed the first batch of downloadable content for Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City. Jill faces down Nemesis again, and it's FREE.--3/16/2012 10:22:09 AM--
2017 days, 2 hours, 17 minutes old - 11 comments

How Badly Does The PlayStation Vita Need A Price Cut?
Everyone is saying the Vita is just too expensive. But might the unit do okay with the current pricing structure? Might all those games be appealing?--3/15/2012 9:48:45 PM--
2017 days, 14 hours, 51 minutes old - 0 comments

Vita Review: Reality Fighters
Yeah, you can slap your face on a character and dress him up all funny. Yeah, you can use the cool AR tech. But unfortunately, the fighting is lacking.--3/15/2012 9:45:59 PM--
2017 days, 14 hours, 54 minutes old - 0 comments

Ratchet & Clank Collection Confirmed
The Ratchet & Clank Collection is coming, and it'll include 1080p HD, 3D, and even online multiplayer. Plus, they're teasing something "very special..."--3/15/2012 9:44:25 PM--
2017 days, 14 hours, 55 minutes old - 24 comments

Would You Have Played The ME3 Online Multiplayer FPS?
Mass Effect 3 features online multiplayer but originally, BioWare had something very different planned: A standalone online multiplayer shooter.--3/15/2012 9:43:16 PM--
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March 15th, 2012

Last Updated 2018 days, 23 minutes ago

Diablo III PC Set For May 15...But Where Is The Console Version?
The highly anticipated game has a new launch date, but there's no sign of a console version. However, maybe the question is- is it even necessary?--3/15/2012 12:16:37 PM--
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Closure Will Challenge You On March 27
A new puzzle/platformer is slated to hit the PSN later this month, and it's already an indie award-winner. If you're looking for originality, look no further.--3/15/2012 10:44:15 AM--
2018 days, 1 hour, 55 minutes old - 3 comments

How Many Studios Get Bonuses For Hitting Metacritic Goals?
Obsidian says they narrowly missed out on a bonus when Fallout: New Vegas missed the Metacritic goal of 85 by only one point. Is this a common practice...?--3/15/2012 10:26:08 AM--
2018 days, 2 hours, 13 minutes old - 25 comments

Sony Employing "Social Engineering" Tactics For PSN Security
Alongside former McAfee Chief Security Officer Brett Wahlin, Sony has taken strides to clamp down the Network. This includes monitoring staff and users.--3/15/2012 10:12:43 AM--
2018 days, 2 hours, 27 minutes old - 13 comments

Gap Between PlayStation 3 And 360, Wii Continues To Widen
Given the new projects we've seen for the PS3, one fact becomes abundantly clear: While the Xbox 360 and Wii are probably tapped out, the PS3 is NOT.--3/14/2012 9:25:07 PM--
2018 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes old - 68 comments

PS3 Cheats, Glitches, Unlockables, Trophies Updated
If you're looking for vital info, we've got new listings for Dark Souls, inFamous 2, Mass Effect 3, Resistance 3, The Darkness II, FIFA Soccer 12, Portal 2, Killzone 3, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and more!--3/14/2012 9:23:05 PM--
2018 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes old

Epic CEO: Current Consoles Have Plenty Of Juice Left
Epic Games boss Tim Sweeney admits that mobile gaming technology continues to advance at a rapid clip, but consoles are on a longer development cycle.--3/14/2012 9:20:44 PM--
2018 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 0 comments

A Few Recognizable Actors Have Fun With Lollipop Chainsaw
You might be familiar with more than a few of the Lollipop Chainsaw voice actors. There's no doubt that they had a blast recording for this loopy game.--3/14/2012 9:19:28 PM--
2018 days, 15 hours, 20 minutes old - 16 comments

BioWare: ME3 Ending Designed To Get Everyone Talking
The developers have responded to all the Mass Effect 3 backlash, saying they wanted the ending to be memorable; it was designed to get gamers talking.--3/14/2012 9:17:56 PM--
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March 14th, 2012

Last Updated 2019 days, 22 minutes ago

Mass Effect 3 Petitioners Raise $27k For Child's Play Charity
The fans want to dispel any notions of "entitlement" and wish to portray their charitable side. The result? A lot of money generated for a worthy cause.--3/14/2012 12:17:54 PM--
2019 days, 22 minutes old - 45 comments

Monkey Ball Vita: Snap Photos, Use Them In Level Editor
A new Monkey Ball game is coming to the PlayStation Vita (in Japan, anyway), and you can take pictures with the Vita, and use those photos in Stage Edit.--3/14/2012 10:56:19 AM--
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Analyst Group: GTAV Likely Won't Launch Until "Early 2013"
The Sterne Agee group previously said Grand Theft Auto V would probably release in the third quarter, just before Christmas. But 2013 is more likely.--3/14/2012 10:39:38 AM--
2019 days, 2 hours old - 19 comments

Versus XIII Update: Square Enix Couldn't Possibly Be More Vague
Producer Tetsuya Nomura says he's preparing some information for us. To be released "in the future." No details other than that. ...anyone surprised?--3/14/2012 10:26:11 AM--
2019 days, 2 hours, 13 minutes old - 42 comments

Will The Mass Effect 3 Scandal Make The Game More Popular?
Some say there's no such thing as bad publicity, but does this ring true for all circumstances, even if that publicity is mostly negative? Who knows...?--3/13/2012 9:21:48 PM--
2019 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 41 comments

PS3 Review: MLB 12: The Show
Even though the series is starting to show its age, this year's The Show remains the best baseball option for the hardcore. Gotta love trading cards!--3/13/2012 9:20:18 PM--
2019 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 13 comments

EA Takes Cue From Activision, "Looking" At Subscription Models
Call of Duty Elite has done very well and EA applauds Activision for the effort. Therefore, it's no surprise they're considering similar business models.--3/13/2012 9:18:55 PM--
2019 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes old - 22 comments

Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection Shambles To PS3
Previously only available on the Nintendo Wii, both Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles and Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles are going high-def.--3/13/2012 9:17:39 PM--
2019 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes old - 13 comments

Ninja Gaiden 3 Dragon Sword For Move Is Downright Wacky
Have you seen this thing? We're not even sure if it's coming to the US, but it's still absurd...a long bloody sword attachment for the PlayStation Move!--3/13/2012 9:16:46 PM--
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March 13th, 2012

Last Updated 2020 days, 2 hours, 46 minutes ago

Game Writers: The Non-Interactive Cut-Scene Has To Go
Some of the industry's top writers say we need to leave the non-interactive cut-scene behind and explore new ways of relating a gripping storyline.--3/13/2012 9:53:26 AM--
2020 days, 2 hours, 46 minutes old - 68 comments

DICE Looking To Expand Beyond The Battlefield Boundaries
The studio is well-known for their work with the Battlefield franchise (and Frostbite 2.0), but DICE has an "ongoing plan" to try other things...--3/13/2012 9:37:58 AM--
2020 days, 3 hours, 2 minutes old - 5 comments

Jaffe On Next-Gen: "I'm Not Interested"
Many gamers and developers aren't so keen on the idea of a new generation of consoles right now. David Jaffe is one of them...he "couldn't care less."--3/13/2012 9:25:42 AM--
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What If Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Doesn't Break Sales Records?
Think about it for a second: every Call of Duty for the past three years running has reset the sales bar. If Black Ops 2 fails to do so, what's it mean...?--3/12/2012 9:29:03 PM--
2020 days, 15 hours, 10 minutes old - 31 comments

Vita Review: MotorStorm RC
They're small but they're cool! Whether you take your remote-controlled racing fun on the go with the Vita or play it on the PS3, this one delivers.--3/12/2012 9:27:00 PM--
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Inafune On Quality Of Japanese Games: "It's Gotten Worse"
Former Capcom executive Keiji Inafune drew plenty of attention last year when he said Japanese gaming was in trouble. Sadly, he thinks it hasn't changed.--3/12/2012 9:22:38 PM--
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Naughty Dog: "We Feel Like Storytelling Is So Poor Right Now"
For their new project, The Last Of Us, Naughty Dog wishes to focus on character development and storytelling, which definitely needs a boost in gaming.--3/12/2012 9:21:11 PM--
2020 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 25 comments

From Software Hints At Dark Souls 2, Intends To "Globalize"
The studio says they aren't done with Dark Souls just yet but at the same time, they want their next title to appeal to a wider audience. ...uh-oh.--3/12/2012 9:20:22 PM--
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March 12th, 2012

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Crytek Teases Big-Budget Project
Although the team is embracing free-to-play and mobile game models, they're still into big-budget AAA projects. And they're about to unveil one in April...--3/12/2012 12:50:32 PM--
2020 days, 23 hours, 49 minutes old - 14 comments

David Cage: Interactivity Isn't Defined By Holding A Gun
Quantic Dream boss David Cage says it bothers him that gamers only think something is "interactive" if they're shooting something or blowing something up.--3/12/2012 10:55:52 AM--
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Romero Has "Plans" For An Old-School First-Person Shooter
You should remember the name John Romero. If you enjoyed franchises like DOOM and Quake, you'll definitely remember...and apparently, he has "plans."--3/12/2012 10:36:37 AM--
2021 days, 2 hours, 3 minutes old - 6 comments

Friendly PSA: Buy The Game, Play The Game, And Shut Up
The age of entitlement has hit the gaming culture hard, and now everybody seems to complain all the time, about everything. The whining has to stop.--3/11/2012 9:28:00 PM--
2021 days, 15 hours, 11 minutes old - 126 comments

PSXE Poll Update: PlayStation Vita A Big Hit With Gamers
The majority of readers really love Sony's new portable, which has sold pretty well during its first few weeks of availability. Now, how's about that Kara...?--3/11/2012 9:26:49 PM--
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Mass Effect 3 Online Petition: Give Us A New Ending!
The ME3 fans are taking the next step- they've started an online petition asking BioWare to change the game; most want an entirely new ending.--3/11/2012 9:25:27 PM--
2021 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes old - 79 comments

Prototype 2 Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed
If you're amped up for this hotly anticipated sequel, you'll definitely want to guarantee your copy for launch day. And pre-order bonuses always help.--3/11/2012 9:24:07 PM--
2021 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes old - 3 comments

FFXIII-2 Update: Jihl Nabaat DLC, New Lightning Episode
More downloadable content is on the way for Final Fantasy XIII-2. Next week, Jihl Nabaat arrives in the Coliseum, and a new Lightning episode is coming...--3/11/2012 9:22:55 PM--
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March 11th, 2012

Last Updated 2022 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 11
I can't wait to see what Quantic Dream is preparing for us, the Mass Effect 3 mania has gone a little out of control, and I crank on more reviews.--3/10/2012 9:21:30 PM--
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March 10th, 2012

Last Updated 2023 days, 2 hours, 35 minutes ago

Sony: 90 Million PSN Accounts, Best Royalty Rate
Sony says there are now over 90 million active PSN accounts around the globe, and the Network also offers the best royalty rates for game developers.--3/10/2012 10:04:00 AM--
2023 days, 2 hours, 35 minutes old - 35 comments

Phantasy Star Online 2 Confirmed For Vita
The new PSO was previously only announced for the PC in Japan, but now Sony has confirmed a Vita version. It appears there will be cross-platform play...--3/10/2012 9:54:58 AM--
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Editorial: Just Finished FFXIII-2...And I Feel Violated
I got hooked on the game and then I went and finished it...not sure what Square Enix was thinking, but I'm not sure how this qualifies as a good ending.--3/9/2012 9:23:48 PM--
2023 days, 15 hours, 16 minutes old - 38 comments

ME3 Producer: "If The Fans Only Knew What We Were Planning..."
We've never seen so many irate fans pummeling such a great game. BioWare is a little stunned, but says they've got some great stuff coming up...--3/9/2012 9:21:38 PM--
2023 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 57 comments

Alone In The Dark Designer Would "Love" To Do A Remake
Raise your hand if you remember the original survival/horror game, Alone in the Dark. Those of you who remember, wouldn't you want a remake?--3/9/2012 9:20:07 PM--
2023 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 8 comments

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection For Vita Arrives This Summer
Ready for some "transfarring?" The Vita incarnation of this great Collection will allow for cross-platform compatibility...you've got the PS3 version, right?--3/9/2012 9:19:00 PM--
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March 9th, 2012

Last Updated 2024 days, 2 hours, 27 minutes ago

Quantic Dream: Heavy Rain "Didn't Do Anything" With PS3's Power
Believe it or not, Quantic Dream boss David Cage said his team realized they didn't really push the PS3 with Heavy Rain, and the console can "do a lot more."--3/9/2012 10:12:53 AM--
2024 days, 2 hours, 27 minutes old - 37 comments

Mass Effect 3 Ships 3.5 Million, 890,000 Sold In North America
EA is "happy" as ME3 is meeting expectations and is so far the largest entertainment launch of 2012. BioWare deserves all the sales they get.--3/9/2012 10:02:22 AM--
2024 days, 2 hours, 37 minutes old - 51 comments

DUST 514 Public Beta Set For April
If you've been aching to try out this sci-fi MMOFPS from CCP, good news: they're opening it up to public beta testing next month, so get ready!--3/9/2012 9:51:11 AM--
2024 days, 2 hours, 48 minutes old - 9 comments

Can The Vita Effectively Handle Titles Like GTA, Assassin's Creed?
With the news that two huge open-world sandbox titles are coming to Sony's new portable, the question is important: can the Vita really pull this off?--3/8/2012 9:28:07 PM--
2024 days, 15 hours, 11 minutes old - 0 comments

PS3 Review: Major League Baseball 2K12
This year's effort is both deep and enjoyable, and the upgraded pitching mechanic is a treat. But there's too much "been there, done that" throughout.--3/8/2012 9:26:25 PM--
2024 days, 15 hours, 13 minutes old - 4 comments

Vita Review: Michael Jackson: The Experience HD
The Vita incarnation of this game works well. The touchscreen controls are solid, the music is obviously great, and it's pretty fun...just not enough here.--3/8/2012 9:24:53 PM--
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David Cage Talks Kara Tech Demo
Quantic Dream's PS3 tech demo was awfully impressive and now, David Cage addresses a few pressing questions. What do they have cookin'?--3/8/2012 9:23:14 PM--
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February NPD: Strong Vita Launch Can't Halt Sales Slide
Despite the PlayStation Vita's solid debut, the game industry suffered another down month, with US retail sales falling 20%. Modern Warfare 3 is still tops.--3/8/2012 9:20:54 PM--
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Tony Hawk: Ride Was "Rushed," Gives Credit To EA's Skate
The skating legend admits the ill-fated Ride was "a little rushed," but still thinks critics didn't spend enough time getting used to the new peripheral.--3/8/2012 9:21:47 PM--
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March 8th, 2012

Last Updated 2025 days, 1 hour, 43 minutes ago

Kara aka Valorie Curry Thanks Fans For "Amazing Feedback"
The actress who played Kara in Quantic Dream's tech demo is appreciative of all the positive feedback. It's wicked impressive and we can't wait to see more.--3/8/2012 10:56:18 AM--
2025 days, 1 hour, 43 minutes old - 22 comments

Move Ships 10.5 Million Worldwide
PlayStation Move has done pretty well so far; Sony's motion-sensing device has crossed the 10 million shipped plateau. Still need the software, though!--3/8/2012 10:32:42 AM--
2025 days, 2 hours, 7 minutes old - 23 comments

Music Unlimited Service Offers 15 Million Songs For Vita Users
What good is a portable device without music? Sony's Music Unlimited service is now on the PlayStation Vita, and you can even cache songs for later use.--3/8/2012 10:22:10 AM--
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What Trophies Are You Most Proud Of?
Some Trophies/Achievements are wicked tough to obtain. Which accomplishment are you most proud of? Which is the one you brag about to other gamers?--3/7/2012 9:15:31 PM--
2025 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes old - 100 comments

Quantic Dream Tech Demo: A Robot Begs For Her "Life"
Get ready for a tech demo that will blow your hair back. Ultra-slick, meticulously crafted, and extremely well acted, Quantic Dream has wowed us again.--3/7/2012 9:14:20 PM--
2025 days, 15 hours, 25 minutes old - 108 comments

Sorcery Enchants Shelves On May 22
The hotly anticipated Move title finally has an official release date. If it comes out well, this could be a sign of great things to come for Move...--3/7/2012 9:13:05 PM--
2025 days, 15 hours, 26 minutes old - 10 comments

Ubisoft Confident That Assassin's Creed Won't Suffer "Burnout"
Another Assassin's Creed title arrives later this year, but it's all sorts of new. Therefore, Ubisoft isn't worried - yet - about franchise "burnout."--3/7/2012 9:12:08 PM--
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March 7th, 2012

Last Updated 2026 days, 4 minutes ago

Quantic Dream To Unveil New Project, Tech Demo Tonight
The suspense should end tonight. David Cage will reveal his team's new game at GDC, and he'll even have a tech demo for us...who else has goosebumps?--3/7/2012 12:35:07 PM--
2026 days, 4 minutes old - 27 comments

Note To Game Makers: Don't Force Me To Play Multiplayer
You don't have to play online in order to see the "perfect ending" in Mass Effect 3...but it helps. That might annoy those who don't care about multiplayer.--3/7/2012 10:51:41 AM--
2026 days, 1 hour, 48 minutes old - 38 comments

Three More Expansions For Battlefield 3, First Hits In June
EA has revealed three more DLC packs for Battlefield 3 and remember, PSN users get these a week early. It all starts in June with new maps and weapons.--3/7/2012 10:34:03 AM--
2026 days, 2 hours, 5 minutes old - 13 comments

Grand Theft Auto, Final Fantasy, Monster Hunter Set For Vita?
A set of new game listings appeared briefly at Play.com before being removed, and those names were big: GTA, Final Fantasy, and Monster Hunter.--3/7/2012 10:23:41 AM--
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Maybe Ebert Should Play Journey, Too
Hey, remember when Roger Ebert said games weren't art? I remembered that when playing through Journey...some time soon, gaming will be recognized.--3/6/2012 9:19:14 PM--
2026 days, 15 hours, 20 minutes old - 31 comments

PS3 Review: Mass Effect 3
It's just about everything RPG fans could want: a gripping story, engaging combat, freedom, great character interaction, depth...it's all here, and more.--3/6/2012 9:17:01 PM--
2026 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes old - 33 comments

Medal Of Honor: Warfighter Hits The Battlefield On October 23
The hotly anticipated follow-up has earned what appears to be an international launch date of October 23, and we also get an invigorating trailer!--3/6/2012 9:15:50 PM--
2026 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes old - 14 comments

2012 PSN Gamers' Choice Awards: The Now-Discounted Winners
The results are in and the winners in this year's PSN Gamers' Choice Awards have been chosen. All the victors will be discounted for one week, too!--3/6/2012 9:13:14 PM--
2026 days, 15 hours, 26 minutes old - 22 comments

Ridge Racer Unbounded Delayed: "More Features" Needed
The game was supposed to be on store shelves today, but Namco Bandai says it needs more time to cook. They say the game requires more features...--3/6/2012 9:14:19 PM--
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March 6th, 2012

Last Updated 2027 days, 2 hours, 49 minutes ago

Capcom: All Retail Games Available Digitally By 2017
The publisher believes half their revenue will be generated by digital offerings within 5 years, and all retail titles will also be available digitally.--3/6/2012 9:50:12 AM--
2027 days, 2 hours, 49 minutes old - 17 comments

Assassin's Creed III's New Engine To Offer "Next-Gen" Visuals?
Ubisoft says the new game engine for ACIII, AnvilNext, is capable of doing some pretty fantastic things. In fact, it might just offer "next-gen" graphics.--3/6/2012 9:37:27 AM--
2027 days, 3 hours, 2 minutes old - 26 comments

Three More Skylanders Characters Heading To Stores
Three new characters for Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure have been revealed, and fans who just gotta collect 'em all will be searching store shelves.--3/6/2012 9:24:22 AM--
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Has Faith In The PSN Been Completely Restored?
Ten months after a hugely damaging hack, everything seems to be going along just fine. But do gamers really feel happy and secure when using the Network?--3/5/2012 9:28:31 PM--
2027 days, 15 hours, 11 minutes old - 85 comments

PS3 Review: Journey
Artistic. Inspiring. Masterful. Thatgamecompany has produced yet another singular effort, which has lent a mystical, philosophical feel to "adventure."--3/5/2012 9:29:39 PM--
2027 days, 15 hours, 10 minutes old - 27 comments

Pachter: Vita Sold 325,000 In February
Analyst Michael Pachter says the PlayStation Vita sold 325,000 units in only two weeks in the US, which isn't bad at all. But can the unit keep it up...?--3/5/2012 9:27:29 PM--
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Lollipop Chainsaw: Juliet Slices 'n Dices The Undead On June 12
One of the loopiest games of the year has been dated: the blonde cheerleader with a chainsaw will tear through hordes of zombies in June.--3/5/2012 9:25:57 PM--
2027 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes old - 18 comments

Grab MotorStorm RC For Vita Free, Say "Thank You, Scion"
See, we like the kind of partnerships that result in free stuff for the consumer. Act now and you can nab the Vita version of MatorStorm RC at NO charge.--3/5/2012 9:24:26 PM--
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March 5th, 2012

Last Updated 2027 days, 2 45 minutes ago

Journey Devs: "Pushing The Boundaries Of The Emotional Spectrum"
Thatgamecompany has made some beautiful and innovative titles. Jenova Chen talks about mimicking life, design philosophy, and emotional connections.--3/5/2012 3:54:39 PM--
2027 days, 2 45 minutes old - 16 comments

Assassin's Creed III Becomes Official
Yep, ACIII is now official: it's launching on October 30 and the setting is indeed colonial America and the Revolutionary War. We couldn't be more excited.--3/5/2012 11:49:07 AM--
2028 days, 50 minutes old - 41 comments

SSX Fans Annoyed: Where'd Our Split-Screen Multiplayer Go?
While the SSX reboot turned out great, there's one omission that has the fans shaking their heads. How can this game NOT have a split-screen option?--3/5/2012 10:40:52 AM--
2028 days, 1 hour, 59 minutes old - 16 comments

Hindu Devotees Upset At Asura's Wrath "Trivializing" Their Religion
The Hindu followers are annoyed at Capcom's new game, saying it inaccurately depicts the Hindu religion. Did Asura's Wrath start a holy war...?--3/5/2012 10:23:54 AM--
2028 days, 2 hours, 16 minutes old - 31 comments

THQ Reveals Limited And Collector's Editions For Darksiders II
If you pre-order the game, you'll be automatically upgraded to the Limited Edition (free single-player DLC), and the Collector's is packed full for $99.99.--3/5/2012 10:08:14 AM--
2028 days, 2 hours, 31 minutes old - 2 comments

What The Hell Does "Timeless" Mean, Anyway?
It's a word that is used far too often in the entertainment world, all the more so because it may be more subjective than we know... Time is tricky.--3/4/2012 11:24:37 PM--
2028 days, 13 hours, 15 minutes old - 30 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Most Appreciate Twisted Metal's Return
Most gamers are plenty satisfied with the way Twisted Metal turned out, which is great news for the developers. But how do you feel about the Vita...?--3/4/2012 9:58:45 PM--
2028 days, 14 hours, 41 minutes old - 11 comments

Ridge Racer Vita Dated, Free Gold Pass DLC For Early Adopters
The upcoming handheld Ridge Racer offering isn't far off, and if you decide to pick it up on launch day, you'll nab a bunch of free DLC. Gotta love free stuff.--3/4/2012 10:10:19 PM--
2028 days, 14 hours, 29 minutes old - 0 comments

Army Of Four All But Confirmed?
When a voice actor blurts out that he's been working on "AO4" and later clarifies (yep, "Army of Four"), we figure the cat is pretty well out of the bag.--3/4/2012 9:57:17 PM--
2028 days, 14 hours, 42 minutes old - 7 comments

DUST 514 Now Free-To-Play On PS3, Vita Gets "Companion App"
The highly anticipated DUST 514 has adopted a free-to-play model for the PS3, and the Vita gets a "companion app" that will evolve over time. ...COOL.--3/4/2012 9:56:25 PM--
2028 days, 14 hours, 43 minutes old - 31 comments

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March 4th, 2012

Last Updated 2029 days, 15 hours, 4 minutes ago

PS3 Review: SSX
One of the most enjoyable franchises of the past few generations is back, and it's loaded with style and unbelievable stunts. Just hold on for the ride!--3/3/2012 9:35:01 PM--
2029 days, 15 hours, 4 minutes old - 11 comments

Ben's Week In Review: March 4
I wonder if the Call of Duty fans aren't exactly fawning over Black Ops 2, I can't wait for Assassin's Creed III, and I finish Journey and play Mass Effect 3.--3/3/2012 9:33:57 PM--
2029 days, 15 hours, 6 minutes old - 45 comments

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March 3rd, 2012

Last Updated 2030 days, 2 hours, 21 minutes ago

Richie Branson's Letter To SquareSoft Makes Us Applaud
This song will make all old-school SquareSoft fans stand up and applaud. It's exactly what we've all been saying for years, only in rhythmic fashion.--3/3/2012 10:18:54 AM--
2030 days, 2 hours, 21 minutes old - 49 comments

Far Cry 3 Developers: No Malaria, And You Won't Get Lost
While Far Cry 2 was indeed a great game, fans still had some negative feedback for the developers, and that feedback has been taken into account for FC3.--3/3/2012 10:10:04 AM--
2030 days, 2 hours, 29 minutes old - 18 comments

Vita Review: Asphalt: Injection
Fast, furious arcade racers can be a blast. But if you don't have any real style or flavor, and the gameplay feels light and silly...things go downhill.--3/2/2012 11:59:43 PM--
2030 days, 12 hours, 40 minutes old - 1 comment

Editorial: All Gamers Are Weird
Well, all gamers over a certain age, at least. Gamers of younger generations will thankfully receive a fairer shake, but the old-school vets...no dice.--3/2/2012 9:21:38 PM--
2030 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 38 comments

Assassin's Creed III: Hero, Setting, And Gameplay Info
All sorts of information has arrived for the new Assassin's Creed, ranging from the new protagonist to the colonial America setting. This sounds AMAZING.--3/2/2012 9:20:06 PM--
2030 days, 15 hours, 19 minutes old - 37 comments

PixelJunk 4am: Become A PSN Musical Artist...Literally
The guys at Q Games have quite the innovative project in the works: PixelJunk 4am lets you perform live on the PSN, and even view other performances!--3/2/2012 9:18:39 PM--
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March 2nd, 2012

Last Updated 2031 days, 1 hour, 52 minutes ago

Max Payne 3 Producer's Harrowing Visit To Sao Paulo
The game is set in Sao Paulo and Rockstar is well known for creating realistic environments. Therefore, they had to take an interesting trip...--3/2/2012 10:47:38 AM--
2031 days, 1 hour, 52 minutes old - 16 comments

Ratchet & Clank: The Latest To Earn A High-Def Collection?
Amazon France says the Ratchet & Clank HD Collection will arrive in a few months time. It's probably true and if it is, the fans are grinning.--3/2/2012 10:23:30 AM--
2031 days, 2 hours, 16 minutes old - 22 comments

God Of War Vet Cory Barlog To Help With Tomb Raider
Someone who has worked on a few of the very best titles of the generation is a definite asset. Barlog will help flesh out Lara's big new adventure.--3/2/2012 10:12:49 AM--
2031 days, 2 hours, 27 minutes old - 7 comments

Why Americans Should Appreciate Assassin's Creed III
If the third entry really does take place during the Revolutionary War, ALL Americans should appreciate the chance to see the land of our forefathers.--3/1/2012 9:17:36 PM--
2031 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes old - 104 comments

PS3 Review: Asura's Wrath
It's insane, over-the-top, ridiculously grandiose, always in-your-face, and utterly furious from start to finish. It has its share of problems, but...damn.--3/1/2012 9:15:57 PM--
2031 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes old - 19 comments

Rumor: PS4 Is A Gaming Quality PC In The Living Room
The latest PS4-related rumor is that Sony is preparing a console that will essentially be a high-end gaming-quality PC. And the Cell is going away...--3/1/2012 9:14:58 PM--
2031 days, 15 hours, 25 minutes old - 0 comments

"PlayStation Vita Game Heaven" Kicks Off Next Friday
Looking forward to new game announcements for the Vita? Well, you don't have long to wait; Sony will hold a Vita-specific event on March 9, so get ready.--3/1/2012 9:13:39 PM--
2031 days, 15 hours, 26 minutes old - 0 comments

Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time Sneaks Onto Shelves This Fall
One of your favorite PlayStation mascots will return this fall! It's Sly Cooper, and he's going back into action exclusively on the PS3...we can't wait!--3/1/2012 9:12:10 PM--
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March 1st, 2012

Last Updated 2032 days, 1 hour, 52 minutes ago

Stan Lee Is A Playable Character In The Amazing Spider-Man
We can sense it now: all the comic aficionados are sobbing with joy. Stan Lee, one of their idols, will be playable in the upcoming Spider-Man game.--3/1/2012 10:47:38 AM--
2032 days, 1 hour, 52 minutes old - 24 comments

Retail Evidence Shows Black Ops 2 Is Set For November
Another retailer has leaked the name "Black Ops 2" and this time, we get an estimated release date: November. Well, that seems to fit history, yes?--3/1/2012 10:27:26 AM--
2032 days, 2 hours, 12 minutes old - 22 comments

Bioshock Infinite: Join The Floating Chaos On October 16
A legitimate Game of the Year contender has received a release date and unsurprisingly, it's in the middle of October. Our wallets always hate the fall!--3/1/2012 10:17:44 AM--
2032 days, 2 hours, 22 minutes old - 24 comments

I Think Final Fantasy Versus XIII Is A Figment Of My Imagination
It's one of those ongoing jokes designed to torture Final Fantasy fans, and we all have to accept that it isn't REAL. We'll all be much happier if we do.--2/29/2012 9:21:30 PM--
2032 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 35 comments

PS3 Videos Updated
We've got two high-flying vids for SSX, plus new trailers for Asura's Wrath, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, Blades of Time, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, Max Payne 3, Starhawk and more!--2/29/2012 9:08:58 PM--
2032 days, 15 hours, 31 minutes old

Rumor: Assassin's Creed III Tackles The American Revolution
A retailer leak may have spilled the beans on the setting for the third Assassin's Creed. And if it's true, we really can't WAIT to see the details...--2/29/2012 9:06:03 PM--
2032 days, 15 hours, 33 minutes old - 90 comments

Itagaki Hints That Budgets For Japanese Games Aren't High Enough
During an interview, Tomonobu Itagaki said the budget for his new project, Devil's Third, is close to all 30 of the Japanese games he's made...combined.--2/29/2012 9:04:36 PM--
2032 days, 15 hours, 35 minutes old - 13 comments

Gravity Rush Impacts Vita On June 12
One of the most anticipated portable titles of the year has received a US date, and we can't wait to defy gravity! This should show off the Vita's power, too.--2/29/2012 9:03:40 PM--
2032 days, 15 hours, 36 minutes old - 0 comments

Zone Of The Enders HD Collection Storms Onto Shelves This Fall
Those who remember these two games with a special fondness will definitely want to revisit them. Pretty high-definition visuals should make them shine!--2/29/2012 9:02:24 PM--
2032 days, 15 hours, 37 minutes old - 14 comments

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