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June 30th, 2012

Last Updated 1909 days, 23 hours, 18 minutes ago

Editorial: Maybe Games Shouldn't Adopt Movie Trends
Although games have reached mainstream status and are being marketed much like movies, maybe we need to maintain this industry's special uniqueness.--6/30/2012 3:31:13 PM--
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Rainbow Moon Dev Diaries Make Us Pine For A Time Long Gone
These developer diaries for SideQuest's Rainbow Moon are both encouraging and disheartening...the latter because we know it's a dying/dead style.--6/30/2012 9:56:33 AM--
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Wow, Since When Are Gamers So Protective Of Women?
When word spread that Lara Croft might be facing possible rape in the upcoming Tomb Raider, gamers totally freaked out. And that's VERY interesting.--6/29/2012 10:48:55 PM--
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Need For Speed: Most Wanted: Speed Points And A Huge Garage
EA has offered up a bunch of new details for Criterion's new open-world racer. We get Speed Points (XP) and the biggest car lineup ever in NFS!--6/29/2012 10:29:11 PM--
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Vivendi Seeks Buyer For Activision
Big industry news today: Vivendi is looking to unload its 61% share in Activision Blizzard. They need a buyer to spend $8.1 billion, though...who qualifies?--6/29/2012 10:27:43 PM--
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Battlefield 3 Premium Tallies 800,000 In Only Two Weeks Time
Yep, everyone seems to love these multiplayer-oriented subscriptions for the most popular shooters out there. Have you signed up for BF3 Premium yet?--6/29/2012 10:26:47 PM--
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June 29th, 2012

Last Updated 1911 days, 4 hours, 2 minutes ago

PSN Summer Sale: Big Discounts And Some Big Titles
It seems a Summer Sale starts soon, so get ready: 30% off for regular users, 50% off for Plus members, and great games like Catherine and SotC HD!--6/29/2012 10:47:36 AM--
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Square Enix Average Salaries Double That Of Other Japanese Devs
According to recent stats, Square Enix employees enjoy on average a much larger salary than employees at other Japanese game companies.--6/29/2012 10:33:52 AM--
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Konami: Lords Of Shadow Success "Caught Everyone By Surprise"
The reason the DLC for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow wasn't too great was because they didn't expect the game to be a success, so no DLC was planned.--6/29/2012 10:22:44 AM--
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One Of The Most Complete RPGs Ever: Star Ocean: The 2nd Story
You know, if you wanted a blueprint for creating the most complete role-playing game ever, you should probably look at this excellent old-school classic.--6/28/2012 9:30:27 PM--
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Lost Planet 3 Preview: I Feel Totally Naked Without My Mech
The new Lost Planet will feature more on-foot gameplay than ever before, and you'll be very vulnerable...so you best be clever!--6/28/2012 9:27:50 PM--
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Dishonored Stealth Gameplay: Sneaky Assassins Always Win
It's 14 minutes of awesome stealth gameplay in Dishonored, and we just can't wait to get our hands on this one. Being sneaky is always the way to go.--6/28/2012 9:26:46 PM--
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Prototype 2 Dev Will "Cease Development Of Its Own Games"
Radical Entertainment has been hit with heavy layoffs, and they will no longer be able to produce their own IPs. Prototype 2 just didn't do enough.--6/28/2012 9:25:36 PM--
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Yes, They're Making A Video Game For The Expendables 2
You're not all that surprised, are you? The game will be a prequel and it'll be a downloadable effort; it will also focus on four-player co-op action.--6/28/2012 9:24:37 PM--
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June 28th, 2012

Last Updated 1912 days, 2 hours, 51 minutes ago

An Assassin's Concealed Weapon: The Ladies Will Love You
If you're a big fan of Assassin's Creed and you've always wanted to walk around with a hidden blade attached to your wrist, GameStop has you covered.--6/28/2012 11:58:50 AM--
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Sega To Position Themselves As A "Content Led Organization"
The veteran game company is closing offices in Europe as part of their restructuring and realignment; digital and "key IP" is the new focus.--6/28/2012 10:39:58 AM--
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Square Enix Will Outsource More For Large-Scale Development
FFXIII and FFXIII-2 director Motomu Toriyama said they don't "use their time well" in large-scale projects, so "distribution and outsourcing" is the plan.--6/28/2012 10:31:41 AM--
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Lords Of Shadow Developer Would "Love To Do Contra"
MercurySteam is currently cranking away on two Castlevania games but once those are completed, the team would like to tackle another iconic franchise.--6/28/2012 10:17:01 AM--
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Hey "Social Media," Keep Your Filthy Mitts Off My Games
Some games let you update your Facebook and Twitter accounts with your accomplishments. But not everyone thinks "social media" is necessary.--6/27/2012 9:17:02 PM--
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Sleeping Dogs Too Hot For Japan, Gets Dreaded AO Rating
The gritty action game from United Front has been edited for its Japanese release, and it'll receive the Adults Only rating, too. That could be a problem.--6/27/2012 9:15:28 PM--
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GameStop PS3 Summer Bundle Offers $75 Worth Of Free Stuff
If you don't yet own a PlayStation 3, well then, shame on you. But if you finally want to jump on the Sony bandwagon, GameStop has one heckuva deal for you.--6/27/2012 9:14:20 PM--
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Max Payne 3 Local Justice DLC, Other Content Set For July 3
Rockstar has revealed that the first batch of DLC, the Local Justice pack, will be available on July 3, as will all the pre-order and retailer-specific stuff.--6/27/2012 9:13:03 PM--
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June 27th, 2012

Last Updated 1913 days, 2 hours, 34 minutes ago

Crystal Dynamics Is "Looking To The Future" With Lara Croft
Even though the Tomb Raider reboot is nine months away, the developer has already hinted at a sequel. The future could be very bright for Ms. Lara Croft.--6/27/2012 12:15:21 PM--
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LBP Dev Hiring For "Different Projects On Different Platforms"
Media Molecule is looking to fill several positions, as they're working on a "new AAA project." The interesting part is that it's for "different platforms."--6/27/2012 10:46:17 AM--
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Kaz Hirai No Longer The Sony Computer Entertainment Chairman
There's a little corporate shuffling going on at Sony; Kaz Hirai is stepping down from his position as representative director and chairman of SCE.--6/27/2012 10:31:44 AM--
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BioWare: "Much More" DLC For ME3
Hope you like the Extended Cut because it's hardly the end of the extra content for Mass Effect 3. BioWare has teased "much more" for the future.--6/27/2012 10:21:56 AM--
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I'd Pay $1,000 For A PS4 With MGS5, GT6, And Uncharted 4
Just out of curiosity, what would make you fork over a cool grand on launch day? Maybe if the launch lineup was out-of-control awesome, you'd have to...--6/26/2012 10:02:49 PM--
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Spec Ops: The Line Review: Great, I've Got Sand In My Boots
The new Spec Ops tries to do a lot of interesting things, and while we glimpse the promise of those concepts, they're buried beneath a generic shooter.--6/26/2012 9:59:52 PM--
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Square Enix Essentially Confirms A FFVII Remake Is Impossible
CEO Yoichi Wada says they'll do a remake for FFVII when they produce a new Final Fantasy that surpasses VII in "sales and quality." ...so that's a no?--6/26/2012 9:57:54 PM--
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Namco Boss Harada Fires Back At Demanding Tekken Fans
Hardcore Tekken fans kept asking Namco Bandai boss Katsuhiro Harada to bring back the original audio from long ago...and Harada has had quite enough.--6/26/2012 9:55:31 PM--
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Hitman Dev Disappointed That Only 20% Will Finish Absolution
IO Interactive has seen the metrics, which claim that only 20% of gamers actually complete the games they buy. But more will finish Absolution, right?--6/26/2012 9:54:00 PM--
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June 26th, 2012

Last Updated 1914 days, 4 hours, 51 minutes ago

When Will Bethesda Start Treating PlayStation Fans Better?
Their games are some of the best available and yet, many will say that if you have the choice, you shouldn't play Bethesda productions on the PS3.--6/26/2012 9:58:38 AM--
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DUST 514 Mercenary Pack: Weapons, Armor, Beta Access
It's still free-to-play but if you want to get in early, you can drop $20 on the Mercenary Pack, grab a bunch of exclusive items, and participate in the beta.--6/26/2012 9:44:01 AM--
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Californication Actress Camilla Luddington Becomes Lara Croft
They've revealed the actress who will play Lara in the Tomb Raider reboot: It's Camilla Luddington, whose "depth of emotion" made her a good fit.--6/26/2012 9:26:56 AM--
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The Generation Isn't "Over" When New Consoles Launch
There's something we all have to remember: Just because a new console is on store shelves doesn't mean this generation is "over." It takes time, people.--6/25/2012 9:20:39 PM--
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Dead or Alive 5 Preview: Don't Get Distracted By The Bounciness
The new Dead or Alive is full of new mechanics and features and above all else, the developers want you to realize that this is a hardcore fighting experience.--6/25/2012 9:18:23 PM--
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Sony Has "No Plans" To Pursue Another Resistance Entry
Unfortunately, Sony has no plans to produce another Resistance title any time soon. It probably isn't gone for good, but it's still disappointing news.--6/25/2012 9:17:10 PM--
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Resident Evil 6 Collector's Edition Headed To Europe, Australia
Die-hard Resident Evil fans in Europe and Australia will have the chance of nabbing this wicked cool Collector's Edition. Mucho goodies for your library!--6/25/2012 9:15:48 PM--
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LBP Vita Pre-Order Costumes Revealed, Title Hits "This Year"
If you pre-order LittleBigPlanet for the Vita, you'll receive some nifty bonus costumes. And by the way, this one is definitely scheduled for 2012.--6/25/2012 9:14:45 PM--
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PS3 Firmware Update 4.20: Multiple Save File Copying FTW
Today's firmware update includes a few practical additions, such as the ability to copy/delete multiple save files at once. Makes it easier to back 'em up.--6/25/2012 9:13:41 PM--
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June 25th, 2012

Last Updated 1915 days, 2 hours, 22 minutes ago

Ubisoft Reveals Dates For Far Cry 3 And Other Holiday Titles
Another of the year's most anticipated titles has been dated, along with Just Dance 4 and the re-release of Rocksmith. Far Cry 3 should be big-time AAA hit!--6/25/2012 12:27:23 PM--
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BioWare Has Listened And Tried, So Don't Act Like Children
Okay, the Extended Cut is here. The developer has responded to complaints in a way no developer has done in the past, so maybe we should appreciate that.--6/25/2012 10:39:15 AM--
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Journey Collector's Edition Dated, Priced
Thatgamecompany has released the official details for the Journey Collector's Edition. Come August 28, gamers who appreciate quality NEED to buy it.--6/25/2012 10:19:00 AM--
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Dragon's Dogma Ships A Million, Capcom To Make It A Franchise
Capcom's recent RPG hit, Dragon's Dogma, did well on the sales charts and critics and role-playing fans seemed to like it. Hence, expect more Dogma.--6/25/2012 10:04:36 AM--
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Gamers Attacking Ebert, Boone Is Somewhat Embarrassing
Steven Boone and Roger Ebert are in the crosshairs of gamers everywhere and while we do have reason to argue, we might be missing the overall point.--6/24/2012 9:40:25 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Downloadable Games Are Entitled To GotY
Most readers say digital titles are entitled to receive this industry's highest honor if it's well-deserved. This week, who's the best guest critic?--6/24/2012 9:39:09 PM--
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Does Grand Theft Auto III Withstand The Test Of Time?
It blew us all away when it launched back in 2001. But if it returns now (and it seems it will), how will new gamers respond to it? ...will they laugh?--6/24/2012 9:37:55 PM--
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Criterion To Need For Speed Franchise: "You're Mine!"
Going forward, Criterion will be in the driver's seat; the developer has revealed they'll be in control of all future Need for Speed installments.--6/24/2012 9:36:52 PM--
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One Of Squaresoft's Original Designers Is Calling It Quits
Hiromichi Tanaka, a long-time producer and designer for Square Enix/Squaresoft, is leaving the company. This guy worked on some of the RPG world's best.--6/24/2012 9:35:33 PM--
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June 24th, 2012

Last Updated 1916 days, 17 hours, 23 minutes ago

Assassin's Creed: Liberation Preview: Feel The Silent Female Wrath
This standalone adventure for the Vita is bound to impress handheld aficionados. And for the first time, we'll control a deadly female assassin.--6/23/2012 9:26:24 PM--
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Ben's Week In Review: June 24
I'm not convinced Capcom has it in them to deliver a AAA elite title, some collectors will always want physical media, and Spec Ops is...erm...--6/23/2012 9:28:27 PM--
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June 23rd, 2012

Last Updated 1917 days, 4 hours, 21 minutes ago

Sony: Moving Towards Digital Distribution Is A "Natural Progression"
Most analysts and industry insiders agree that digital distribution is the wave of the future, and one Sony executive agrees. In fact, he says it's "inevitable."--6/23/2012 10:28:15 AM--
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EA Teams Up With Dreamworks, Need For Speed Movie Coming
It remains to be seen if the franchise fans are actually interested in a film adaptation, but at least we know it's coming thanks to Dreamworks.--6/23/2012 10:10:28 AM--
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Someone Should Ask Kojima If He Knows Anything About The PS4
This guy has been loyal to PlayStation for many years and he's currently working on multiple projects that are a long ways off. ...the question is obvious.--6/22/2012 9:13:26 PM--
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Who's Up For More Disc-Based Downloadable Collections?
With the confirmation of the Journey Collector's Edition on Blu-Ray, we're wondering if other sets of digital titles should be bundled the same way.--6/22/2012 9:12:15 PM--
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Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut Seeks To Heal Wounds Next Week
Hopefully, this will do the trick. BioWare and EA responded to the fan backlash and started working on an Extended Cut, which will be available very soon.--6/22/2012 9:11:01 PM--
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June 22nd, 2012

Last Updated 1918 days, 4 hours, 8 minutes ago

THQ: Darksiders II DLC "Not Originally Intended For Main Game"
The publisher has announced pre-order incentives for Darksiders II, and they've also clarified that all DLC was not originally made for the main quest.--6/22/2012 10:41:21 AM--
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Schilling On 38 Studios: "I Put Everything Into This Company"
It's sad what happened to 38 Studios, especially because their lone product was actually pretty darn good. Now, Curt Schilling says he's "tapped out."--6/22/2012 10:21:16 AM--
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Kojima Teases New Character, Mo-Cap Work For Mystery Title
Hideo Kojima has been updating gamers on the status of his current project. A new character has been "born," and they're doing motion capture stuff, too.--6/22/2012 10:02:14 AM--
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Killing Rumors Is Awfully Noble But Sadly, Entirely Unrealistic
It's true that rumors grab too many headlines in gaming journalism, but killing them off entirely is unrealistic. It's the name of the survival game.--6/21/2012 9:38:57 PM--
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Crytek Boss: "I Love TimeSplitters, But The Publishers Don't"
Despite the fan outcry and Crytek boss Cevat Yerli's long-time love of the franchise, publishers just don't care about a new TimeSplitters. 'cry'--6/21/2012 9:37:42 PM--
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PlayStation Network Service Erratic
Various PSN users are saying they're unable to connect to the Network, although the problem may be very minor. Are you having any issues with errors...?--6/21/2012 9:36:11 PM--
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Quantum Conundrum Befuddles PSN, XBLA Users In July
Everyone loved it at E3 and now it has a release date for PSN and XBLA users. If you want to play this innovative adventure right now, get it for the PC.--6/21/2012 9:35:07 PM--
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June 21st, 2012

Last Updated 1919 days, 2 hours, 29 minutes ago

Dieselpunk "Shmup" Sine Mora Coming Soon To PSN
One of the most entertaining digital titles of the generation is coming to both the Vita and the PlayStation Network; get ready for Sine Mora!--6/21/2012 12:20:24 PM--
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Would FFVII's Return To PC Hint At A Return To Consoles?
The interesting news today is that Square Enix may plan to re-release the PC version of Final Fantasy VII. ...might this be a trial or gauge of some sort?--6/21/2012 10:22:53 AM--
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Resident Evil 6: 19 Minutes Of Emotional Zombie Elimination
A whole lot of gameplay is now available for you to feast your eyes upon. We get to see some of the intense story as well as the seemingly fluid action.--6/21/2012 10:43:27 AM--
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Thatgamecompany's Tremendous Trio Bundled On Blu-Ray
That's right: flOw, Flower, and Journey are going to be included in a special disc-based Collector's Edition, which is apparently set to arrive in August.--6/21/2012 10:07:38 AM--
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What Would Make A PlayStation Fan Buy The Xbox 720?
With the news that Microsoft's new console could be available next spring, we have to ask the PlayStation fans: What will convince you to buy the new Xbox?--6/20/2012 9:16:18 PM--
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No Man's Land In Home: "Only Possible On PlayStation"
It combines AAA quality with "freemium" aspects of casual gaming, and it's only in PlayStation Home. You gotta try this tactical third-person shooter.--6/20/2012 9:15:06 PM--
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Clan Of Champions Gears Up For Summer
It's a multiplayer-oriented medieval action game featuring humans, elves and orcs. Get some friends together and embark on invigorating missions.--6/20/2012 9:13:45 PM--
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EA: Microtransactions Are The Future...Sorry, Hardcore Gamers
EA boss Peter Moore says that in less than a decade, all games will give players the option of installing a "free client" and then buying add-ons.--6/20/2012 9:12:46 PM--
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June 20th, 2012

Last Updated 1920 days, 2 hours, 18 minutes ago

Bleszinski Praises Difficulty Of Demon's Souls, Dark Souls
Epic boss Cliff Bleszinski says games have just gotten too easy, and he cites From Software's tough titles as examples of adventures that actually challenge you.--6/20/2012 12:31:37 PM--
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MGS5 To Boast More In The Way Of "Infiltration And Espionage"
Hideo Kojima says more of both will be included in the next Metal Gear Solid, and also drops a little bombshell: He wanted to kill off Snake in MGS4.--6/20/2012 10:38:22 AM--
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Enter The Dominatrix No Longer A Saints Row: The Third Expansion
It was supposed to be a standalone expansion for last year's Saints Row, but THQ has decided to implement the new content into Saints Row 4.--6/20/2012 10:22:15 AM--
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Okami HD Revealed, To Support 1080p HD, PlayStation Move
It's one of the most artistically impressive titles in the PlayStation library, so it should look pretty damn amazing when it's re-released in high-def!--6/20/2012 10:11:21 AM--
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Is It A Mistake For The Vita To Go After Triple-A Shooters?
Resistance: Burning Skies, Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified, Killzone... The Vita wants to appeal to hardcore shooter fans, but will they respond?--6/19/2012 9:53:47 PM--
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LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Review: Bigger, Better, Funner
The LEGO installments were starting to get a touch repetitive and formulaic. But we get some serious upgrades and improvements in the latest effort.--6/19/2012 9:51:39 PM--
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Sony: PS4 Must Display A "Significant Leap" In Technology
If you're thinking the new PlayStation is just around the corner, you may want to think again. Based on this response, the PS4 could still be a ways off...--6/19/2012 9:50:27 PM--
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The Hard-Hitting Babes Of The LFL Are Coming...To A Game
The developer that brought you Rumble Roses is working on giving gamers more scantily clad chicks, which is evidently what the majority would enjoy.--6/19/2012 9:49:06 PM--
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Call Of Duty Black Ops: Declassified Boasts "Original Fiction"
When Sony announced Declassified during their E3 press conference, they didn't provide us with specific details. But now we've got some baseline info.--6/19/2012 9:48:12 PM--
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June 19th, 2012

Last Updated 1921 days, 5 hours, 7 minutes ago

DLC Fighters "Not The Right Way To Go" For Dead Or Alive 5
Team Ninja doesn't like the idea of releasing new fighters as downloadable content; they feel it makes the game "unfair," and it's also tougher to balance.--6/19/2012 9:42:38 AM--
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EA: Frostbite 2 Is A "Scaleable" Engine For The Next Generation
The Frostbite 2 engine has a long way to go; in fact, it was originally created for the next generation of gaming. So it's "just the beginning" for Frostbite 2.--6/19/2012 9:31:12 AM--
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DOOM 3 BFG Edition Dated, Priced
The ultimate version of DOOM 3 is coming our way this fall. We get a completely revamped title along with the first two DOOM titles for only $29.99!--6/19/2012 9:17:49 AM--
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Okay Spector, But What Exactly Qualifies As "Ultraviolence?"
Warren Spector says we've "gone too far" and the "ultraviolence" in video games just "has to stop." But it's tough to draw an exact line in the sand...--6/18/2012 9:25:36 PM--
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DiRT Showdown Review: Sliding, Jumping, Crashing...Oh My
It's not the DiRT you've known in the past...this is an all-out arcade-style driving game complete with stunts, jumps and even demolition events!--6/18/2012 9:23:24 PM--
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THQ Focused On Triple-A Console Games
The publisher isn't interested in developing casual games for iOS and other platforms; they remain focused on producing top-quality console titles.--6/18/2012 9:22:12 PM--
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Capcom Details Crossover Multiplayer Feature For RE6
If you love cooperative-based adventures, you should definitely sign up for Resident Evil 6. Players from all over the world can join your game and assist!--6/18/2012 9:20:45 PM--
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Anarchy Won't Reign In North America Until Early 2013
Unfortunately, Sega has been forced to "reevaluate" the launch window for North America, which means Anarchy Reigns won't be landing until next year.--6/18/2012 9:19:34 PM--
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June 18th, 2012

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Sony: Wonderbook Is The "Biggest One" For Christmas
Some were wondering why Sony spent so much time with Wonderbook at E3. Well, it's because they view it as the "biggest PS3 launch" for the holidays.--6/18/2012 11:48:53 AM--
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God Of War: Ascension Collector's Edition Detailed At Amazon
If you're stoked for the new God of War (and who isn't?), you can pre-order the sweet Collector's Edition at Amazon now. Don't you want a Kratos Statue?--6/18/2012 10:18:45 AM--
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Australia's R18+ Rating Becomes Law
As most gamers would probably say- "It's about damn TIME." The R18+ bill has passed through the Senate in Australia, and it will become a reality.--6/18/2012 10:09:04 AM--
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Rainbow Moon Set For July, DLC And 45 Screenshots Revealed
If you were a fan of RPGs back in the good ol' days, you've probably been keeping an eye on Eastasiasoft's Raibow Moon. The wait is almost over!--6/18/2012 9:52:59 AM--
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Will The PS1 Always Be The Undisputed King Of RPGs?
Most role-playing aficionados claim the original PlayStation is the undisputed ruler of the genre. Will the system forever hold that lofty title?--6/17/2012 9:41:43 PM--
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PSXE User Review Contest: Current Available Prizes
The winner of the last round chose a free copy of Starhawk; which of our available prizes will you select if you astound the PSXE community with your skills?--6/17/2012 9:40:33 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: E3 2012 A Little "Meh" For Most Gamers
The majority of gamers came away from this year's E3 feeling a little unfulfilled. This week, we want to know if a downloadable title can aspire to GotY...--6/17/2012 9:39:17 PM--
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Watch Dogs Movie Already Possible?
We just saw the official unveiling and the game is a long ways off. And yet, Ubisoft has registered domain names that imply a film is very possible.--6/17/2012 9:38:11 PM--
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Sign The TimeSplitters 4 Facebook Fan Page...Or We'll Find You
Fans have started up a Facebook page and if they get enough people to profess their love for TimeSplitters, maybe, just maybe, Crytek will do a fourth...--6/17/2012 9:36:38 PM--
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June 17th, 2012

Last Updated 1923 days, 17 hours, 39 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 17
Everyone would love Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance if it went by another title, the knee-jerk reactions are ticking me off, and Lollipop Chainsaw makes me grin.--6/16/2012 9:10:19 PM--
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June 16th, 2012

Last Updated 1924 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes ago

It Was Inevitable: ACIII Spawns Trendy "American Guilt" Sentiments
All it took was the fact that Connor hasn't been seen killing anyone but the British, which of course means it's a "yay, rah rah, Americans rule" story.--6/16/2012 10:19:09 AM--
1924 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes old - 68 comments

Revengeance Blade Mode: Slice It All, Including Women's Dresses
The wicked sweet Blade Mode in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance seems like a big-time crowd-pleaser. You can slice everything in the environment...--6/16/2012 10:22:42 AM--
1924 days, 4 hours, 27 minutes old - 7 comments

Could Metal Gear Solid 5 Turn Out To Be A PS4 Exclusive?
The way it's shaping up, it's not out of the realm of possibility. In fact, given the history of the franchise and Kojima's Sony loyalty, it's probable.--6/15/2012 9:42:52 PM--
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Dual Shock Controller Getting All Blinged Out In October
See, this is the controller that will tell people you have great taste. ...either that, or it'll tell them you have zero taste and you have gaudy Vegas style.--6/15/2012 9:41:37 PM--
1924 days, 17 hours, 8 minutes old - 19 comments

Sam Fisher May Be Hollywood-Bound
Done correctly, a Splinter Cell movie could totally rock. It seems Paramount Pictures may get the rights, but Ubisoft will retain some control.--6/15/2012 9:40:06 PM--
1924 days, 17 hours, 9 minutes old - 7 comments

EA Not Happy With The Run, Wants Most Wanted To "Dial It Up"
Need for Speed: The Run didn't receive the kind of review scores EA expects, so they want Criterion to really hit the gas with Need for Speed: Most Wanted.--6/15/2012 9:39:15 PM--
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June 15th, 2012

Last Updated 1925 days, 2 hours, 30 minutes ago

Is Max Payne Just Too Old?
It's possible that sales for Max Payne 3 aren't as brisk as Take-Two may have hoped. Is this a sign that the franchise's popularity has fallen off?--6/15/2012 12:19:15 PM--
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British Ratings Board Leaks Bioshock Ultimate Rapture Edition
The listing has been pulled but the cat's out of the bag: It seems a special edition featuring the first two Bioshock titles and all DLC is on the way.--6/15/2012 10:26:57 AM--
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EA On Dead Space: "We Listen To The Fans And We Hear Them"
EA doesn't want to "piss off" their fans, which is why they're maintaining the horror angle in Dead Space 3 while still aspiring to reach a wider audience.--6/15/2012 10:17:28 AM--
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Guitar Hero Developer Now Helping Out With Call Of Duty
At this rate, just about any major studio that has published with Activision may get approached to help with a CoD project. Neversoft is the latest.--6/15/2012 10:06:28 AM--
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Journey May Be The Front-Runner For Game Of The Year
We're still not sure if a downloadable effort can be in the running for the industry's most prestigious end-of-year award, but at this point...it's very possible.--6/14/2012 9:36:20 PM--
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Sleeping Dogs Preview: Gritty, Bloody Fists Of Fury
True Crime: Hong Kong has been renamed Sleeping Dogs, and this hard-hitting action extravaganza is loaded with bone-crunching combat and lotsa flash.--6/14/2012 9:33:18 PM--
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Spector On Violence In Games: "We've Gone Too Far"
Iconic designer Warren Spector says the "ultraviolence" in games has just gotten out of control and in fact, he says it has gotten "beyond bad."--6/14/2012 9:31:40 PM--
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Thatgamecompany Gets Funding, Goes Fully Independent
One of the most innovative and talented studios of the generation has received the funding they need to go completely independent. Sony's gonna miss 'em.--6/14/2012 9:30:43 PM--
1925 days, 17 hours, 19 minutes old - 13 comments

May NPD: Diablo III, Max Payne 3 Top Another Losing Month
The industry suffers yet another double-digit drop, even though PlayStation exclusives enjoy "strong results" and accessories were up a little.--6/14/2012 9:29:18 PM--
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June 14th, 2012

Last Updated 1925 days, 23 hours, 23 minutes ago

Survey Suggests Gran Turismo Will Race Onto PlayStation Vita
Not only does it hint at the possibility of Gran Turismo 5 on the Vita, the survey also toys with the idea of free Vita versions of PS3 games...yes, really.--6/14/2012 3:26:07 PM--
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Iwata Questions The Need For Superior Graphics In Next-Gen
The Nintendo president and CEO wonders if the new PlayStation and Xbox will actually represent a big graphics leap. And if they don't, then...--6/14/2012 10:53:22 AM--
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PSN Debacle Gone But Not Forgotten
The Network experienced some issues this morning (that appear to have been resolved), but of course, the anxious reactions reminded us again...--6/14/2012 10:39:40 AM--
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Project HONOR: Paying Homage To Our Military Heroes
EA has revealed a new program dedicated to helping out those who have served our country, and this includes a special military-only edition of Warfighter.--6/14/2012 10:25:15 AM--
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Nobody Really Thought Lara Would Get Raped...Did They?
Although gamers had extremely negative reactions to the idea of Lara being a "cornered animal," nobody expected to view an actual rape situation. Right?--6/13/2012 9:20:03 PM--
1926 days, 17 hours, 29 minutes old - 119 comments

Jaffe: The Next Generation Of Consoles Will Be The Last
David Jaffe says the next round of hardware will be the last, at least from a traditional console standpoint. But don't freak; it's not the end of the world.--6/13/2012 9:18:14 PM--
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Ubisoft On Vita: Big Titles Will Generate Big Holiday Interest
They will deliver the highly anticipated Assassin's Creed III: Liberation this fall and that - along with Black Ops Declassified - should let the Vita flourish.--6/13/2012 9:15:53 PM--
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Tomb Raider Dev: "Sexual Assault Is Not A Theme We Cover"
Developer Crystal Dynamics was a little taken aback at the gamer outrage yesterday, and they've issued a clarifying statement. Can we calm down now?--6/13/2012 9:17:09 PM--
1926 days, 17 hours, 32 minutes old - 34 comments

Rockstar Hatches Plan To Deal With Max Payne 3 Cheaters
If you've been cheating when playing Max Payne 3 online, be prepared to get dropped into a "Cheater's Pool." And you've only got one chance at redemption.--6/13/2012 9:14:43 PM--
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June 13th, 2012

Last Updated 1927 days, 2 hours, 35 minutes ago

UK Ad Bureau Says EA Did Not Falsely Advertise ME3
The UK Advertising Standards Authority has concluded that EA's promotion of Mass Effect 3 was NOT misleading in regards to player decisions.--6/13/2012 12:14:02 PM--
1927 days, 2 hours, 35 minutes old - 12 comments

Some Gamers Aren't Big Fans Of Lara's Fresh Vulnerability
At first, most were intrigued by Lara's new look. But after learning a little more about this new direction, quite a few angry gamers are seriously miffed.--6/13/2012 10:50:07 AM--
1927 days, 3 hours, 59 minutes old - 131 comments

Beyond: Two Souls: 20 Minute E3 Demo Outlined, Summarized
Not everyone got a chance to see it, but a full rundown is available at the PlayStation Blog if you're interested. And really, how could you NOT be?--6/13/2012 10:48:46 AM--
1927 days, 4 hours, 1 minute old - 7 comments

EA: SSX Reboot Worked, Syndicate Didn't
Although both games were decent, SSX was a little better and subsequently flourished. But unfortunately, EA says the Syndicate reboot "didn't work."--6/13/2012 10:36:06 AM--
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5 Reasons Why You Wouldn't Want Juliet Starling For A Girlfriend
The hot cheerleader with a fantastic rack is easy on the eyes, but we tell you why having her by your side could be extremely hazardous to your health.--6/12/2012 9:38:13 PM--
1927 days, 17 hours, 11 minutes old - 19 comments

Lollipop Chainsaw Review: "I Was Saved By Someone With Great Tits"
No, that isn't ours; one of the students in the game says, "I can't believe I was saved by someone with such great tits." ...and that sums things up.--6/12/2012 9:36:14 PM--
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Capcom's Ono Blasts Company For Overworking Employees
Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono speaks out about his recent illness, and how his company really didn't cut him any slack whatsoever. ...not good.--6/12/2012 9:34:59 PM--
1927 days, 17 hours, 15 minutes old - 11 comments

Molyneux: Sony Should "Double Down" On First-Party Talent
Industry icon Peter Molyneux weighs in on Sony, saying they have great first-party development. However, he worries about how they'll handle costs.--6/12/2012 9:32:56 PM--
1927 days, 17 hours, 17 minutes old - 59 comments

Grand Theft Auto V Launch Date Revealed At GamesCom 2012?
It seems publisher Take-Two Interactive will attend this year's GamesCom event, which means everyone is expecting one thing: A release date for GTAV.--6/12/2012 9:34:08 PM--
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June 12th, 2012

Last Updated 1928 days, 4 hours, 45 minutes ago

Lollipop Chainsaw's "4 Hour" Length Is A Definite Exaggeration
They say Lollipop Chainsaw is only four hours, which has caused quite the backlash from gamers everywhere. But that length number is inaccurate.--6/12/2012 10:04:48 AM--
1928 days, 4 hours, 45 minutes old - 24 comments

Oddworld Remake Isn't Only About HD, It's A Full-Fledged Reboot
We knew a remake of the original Oddworld was in the works, but we didn't know the developers had changed their minds...now we're getting a reboot!--6/12/2012 9:39:10 AM--
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Crytek: "Clearly, The Future Is Online And Free-To-Play"
Crytek boss Cevat Yerli believes downloadable content and premium services are "milking customers to death," and his team will adopt the F2P model.--6/12/2012 9:26:45 AM--
1928 days, 5 hours, 23 minutes old - 28 comments

Interview: Video Games And Maturation, Oil And Water?
In a new interview with one of the authors of "The Demise of Guys," we tackle some tough questions and find that gaming might not do boys any favors.--6/11/2012 9:27:55 PM--
1928 days, 17 hours, 22 minutes old - 45 comments

I Really Don't Care About Trophies...I Must Be Really Weird
Recent evidence supports the idea that a lot of gamers really love Trophies. But that doesn't mean everyone wants a swollen Trophy collection.--6/11/2012 9:25:49 PM--
1928 days, 17 hours, 24 minutes old - 70 comments

PixelJunk 4am Review: Woah...I'm Like...Drawing Sounds
The latest PixelJunk iteration isn't standard or expected or cliched or customary. It's totally unique and those with music in their blood might like it.--6/11/2012 9:24:00 PM--
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GameStop PowerUp Rewards Members Get A Vita Deal
If you're a PowerUp Rewards member and you pick up a PlayStation Vita this week, you'll get a $50 gift card. Yep, that means a new Vita game for free!--6/11/2012 9:22:57 PM--
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Slant Six Hit With "Temporary" Layoffs
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City and SOCOM developer Slant Six has been forced to lay off over 25% of their staff but hopefully, it's only temporary.--6/11/2012 9:21:40 PM--
1928 days, 17 hours, 28 minutes old - 12 comments

Need For Speed: Most Wanted Is An Open-World Racer
Remember Burnout Paradise? Developer Criterion Games produced quite the awesome open-world racer, didn't they? Well, they're gonna do it again...--6/11/2012 9:20:50 PM--
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June 11th, 2012

Last Updated 1929 days, 2 hours, 57 minutes ago

Is It Feasible That Call Of Duty Could End Up Like Guitar Hero?
Guitar Hero nosedived and evaporated and it was once worth billions. Could the same thing happen to Call of Duty? Or are these two different situations?--6/11/2012 11:52:34 AM--
1929 days, 2 hours, 57 minutes old - 46 comments

Sledgehammer's Call Of Duty Project Back On The Radar
Remember when this team was supposed to be working on a third-person action spin-off of Call of Duty? Well, maybe they're still cranking away on it...--6/11/2012 11:38:52 AM--
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THQ's New Boss: We Need To Make The "Best Possible Product"
New THQ president Jason Rubin will decide which of the company's current projects are worth pursuing. In the interest of quality, change is inevitable.--6/11/2012 9:48:55 AM--
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Guest Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Here's the official guest review by Gorilla Biscuit, who won our latest So You Think You Can Review Video Games contest. Say congrats to the victor.--6/10/2012 9:21:53 PM--
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PSXE User Review Contest: A Quality Skyrim Analysis Wins
A new winner has been crowned and as a result, we revisit one of the very best games of the generation. Who's going to step up for the next round...?--6/10/2012 9:20:42 PM--
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Dead Island: Riptide Is A New Game And Not A Remake
When Deep Silver announced Riptide, the fans were a little confused. Was it a sequel or a remake? Well, it has been confirmed as a "new game."--6/10/2012 9:19:24 PM--
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THQ Forced To Sell Off UFC License
Although THQ did relatively well with the Ultimate Fighting Championship license, the last UFC entry didn't even break even. So EA is in control now.--6/10/2012 9:18:00 PM--
1929 days, 17 hours, 31 minutes old - 12 comments

God Of War Collection "Omega Edition" Boasts Kratos Statue
It seems Sony is bringing back the God of War Collection in a BIG way: A special "Omega Edition" has been spotted and it has quite the sweet item!--6/10/2012 9:16:56 PM--
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June 10th, 2012

Last Updated 1930 days, 17 hours, 36 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 10
Sony brought the games to this year's E3 (and I love that), Sony may have a ton of faith in The Last Guardian, and I prepare for Lollipop Chainsaw.--6/9/2012 9:13:48 PM--
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June 9th, 2012

Last Updated 1931 days, 4 hours, 41 minutes ago

Rumor: Final Fantasy Versus XIII Gets Dated At TGS 2012
We've received a tip that Square Enix will finally give Final Fantasy Versus XIII an official launch date at this year's Tokyo Game Show. ...dare we hope?--6/9/2012 10:08:22 AM--
1931 days, 4 hours, 41 minutes old - 38 comments

Guerrilla's New Project To Be Online Multiplayer-Oriented?
Guerrilla is probably working on KZ4 as well as a secret new IP, and one job listing says they REALLY want someone with a love for online multiplayer.--6/9/2012 9:54:49 AM--
1931 days, 4 hours, 55 minutes old - 20 comments

Does Anyone Miss The E3 Booth Babes?
Every year, right about this time, the pics and headlines would explode with E3 booth babe glory. But alas, things have changed; we're all grown up.--6/8/2012 9:35:14 PM--
1931 days, 17 hours, 14 minutes old - 22 comments

A PSXE Guest Breaks Down The Major E3 Press Conferences
We gave the gamers a chance to offer their educated summary of this year's E3 press conferences. We've picked the best and offer it up to the community.--6/8/2012 9:32:19 PM--
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Kojima Had Intended To Move Away From MGS After MGS2
It's hard to believe but Hideo Kojima had intended to hand the reins to his team after MGS2, but various "problems" kept him coming back to the franchise.--6/8/2012 9:30:51 PM--
1931 days, 17 hours, 19 minutes old - 13 comments

Snoop Dogg Lends Talents To TTT2, Says He Still Enjoys Gaming
The veteran rapper says video games keep him young, and he's honored to deliver a track for the upcoming Tekken Tag Tournament 2.--6/8/2012 9:29:42 PM--
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June 8th, 2012

Last Updated 1932 days, 3 hours, 52 minutes ago

Survival Horror Showdown: Dead Space 3 vs. Resident Evil 6
The impending battle is an interesting one: The old guard versus the slick newcomer to this generation. Which horror experience is likely to get your money?--6/8/2012 10:57:38 AM--
1932 days, 3 hours, 52 minutes old - 42 comments

Home Boss: Sony Is "For The Gamer First And Foremost"
PlayStation Home boss Jack Buser believes Sony always puts the gamer first, and always wants to find the best way to please the avid, die-hard fans.--6/8/2012 10:42:32 AM--
1932 days, 4 hours, 7 minutes old - 20 comments

Activision Blizzard May Be For Sale
It seems parent company Vivendi might be looking to sell Activision Blizzard, which would be a monumental transaction. Who's been saving their pennies?--6/8/2012 10:31:33 AM--
1932 days, 4 hours, 18 minutes old - 28 comments

Do The Best Graphics Have The Biggest Impact Among Gamers?
Oh, it's a bad name: "Graphic whores." But isn't it equally wrong to say graphics don't matter at all? When do we concede that they're usually critical?--6/7/2012 11:31:57 PM--
1932 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes old - 68 comments

Pachter: No PS3/360 Price Drop Until Wii U Price Is Revealed
Analyst Michael Pachter says Sony and Microsoft won't make a move until they see the retail price of the Wii U. It's all about remaining competitive...--6/7/2012 11:20:07 PM--
1932 days, 15 hours, 29 minutes old - 11 comments

EA: E3 2012 Felt Like "Half A Show" With No Next-Gen
EA boss Frank Gibeau said E3 was definitely lacking without the emergence of next-generation hardware from Sony or Microsoft. As for EA's next-gen stuff...--6/7/2012 10:49:14 PM--
1932 days, 16 hours old - 0 comments

38 Studios Declares Bankruptcy, Investigation Begins
Sadly, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning developer 38 Studios has filed for bankruptcy, and state and federal authorities are looking into the money issue.--6/7/2012 11:10:14 PM--
1932 days, 15 hours, 39 minutes old - 15 comments

E3 2012 Sees 45,700, Generates $40 Million For LA
A lot of people attended the event this year, and $40 million was generated. But remember, there's a chance that E3 might not be in LA next year...--6/7/2012 10:59:23 PM--
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June 7th, 2012

Last Updated 1933 days, 4 hours, 49 minutes ago

Sony's Studios "Not Preoccupied" With Next-Gen Projects
The PS3 has a "long way to go yet" and Sony will continue to fully support the current console. First-party teams aren't "preoccupied" with PS4 stuff.--6/7/2012 10:00:52 AM--
1933 days, 4 hours, 49 minutes old - 0 comments

Want More NFL Blitz? Gotta Tell EA
EA says they'll probably make more Blitz fun, but the fans have to decide the "when" part. EA also doesn't want to put something out just 'cuz they can.--6/7/2012 9:51:36 AM--
1933 days, 4 hours, 58 minutes old - 3 comments

FFXIV Progress Report: PS3 Version Sill Quite A Ways Off
Square Enix is working hard to reboot Final Fantasy XIV and although that's admirable, it only means PS3 owners will have to be patient for a while.--6/7/2012 9:41:16 AM--
1933 days, 5 hours, 8 minutes old - 22 comments

Maybe Innovation And Progression Just Isn't Fun In Games
Everyone is always yelling about innovation and "doing something different," but maybe the reason this is scarce is because tried-and-true formulas rule.--6/6/2012 9:55:20 PM--
1933 days, 16 hours, 54 minutes old - 33 comments

Beyond: Two Souls Post-E3 Preview: What We Know, What We Want
Now that it has been unveiled and we've gathered in some new information, along with a fair amount of gameplay, it's time to take an overview of Beyond.--6/6/2012 9:38:50 PM--
1933 days, 17 hours, 11 minutes old - 18 comments

Analysts: New PlayStation, Xbox Likely To Launch In 2013
A couple analysts believe that we'll see either the new PlayStation or Xbox (or both) before next year is over. Are you ready for the new generation?--6/6/2012 9:37:35 PM--
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Sony: No Vita Price Cut In 2012, Focus On "Realizing Potential"
Rather than dropping the price, Sony says their focus for the PlayStation Vita is to add more content and to insure the unit "realizes its potential."--6/6/2012 9:35:40 PM--
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Watch Dogs Isn't Next-Gen, Confirmed For PS3, 360, PC
Although the footage seemed good enough to qualify for the next generation, Ubisoft has confirmed that Watch Dogs is indeed set for current-gen hardware.--6/6/2012 9:34:20 PM--
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June 6th, 2012

Last Updated 1934 days, 2 hours, 45 minutes ago

Sony: The Last Of Us Won't Hit This Year
Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that Naughty Dog's hotly anticipated title won't launch until 2013. Well, that's okay, we can be patient, right?--6/6/2012 12:04:20 PM--
1934 days, 2 hours, 45 minutes old - 27 comments

Activision: Black Ops 2 Is "One Of The Best Values On One Disc"
Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg says if you're looking for bang for your buck, there might be no better option than the upcoming Black Ops II.--6/6/2012 10:44:19 AM--
1934 days, 4 hours, 5 minutes old - 27 comments

Cage On Beyond: "Every Single Moment Has Different Gameplay"
Some story and gameplay details for Quantic Dream's Beyond: Two Souls has arrived, and we're already drooling. This could be yet another progressive gem...--6/6/2012 10:35:03 AM--
1934 days, 4 hours, 14 minutes old - 17 comments

Will Final Fantasy XV Look Like Agni's Philosophy Tech Demo?
Square Enix's new tech demo is mighty impressive, and they say it was created "through the lens of the Final Fantasy series." This may imply that...--6/6/2012 10:18:23 AM--
1934 days, 4 hours, 31 minutes old - 33 comments

Give Us Your Analysis Of The E3 2012 Press Conferences
Yeah, we know you all have opinions. And if you'd like to see those opinions up in lights as a guest feature, send it to us and see if you've got the goods...--6/5/2012 9:49:10 PM--
1934 days, 17 hours old - 54 comments

Sony's E3 Footage Proves The PS3 Has Plenty Of Power Left
Given what we saw at Sony's E3 2012 press conference, we've concluded the following: The PS3 has plenty of juice left, so hold off on the PS4.--6/5/2012 9:36:36 PM--
1934 days, 17 hours, 13 minutes old - 41 comments

Dragon's Dogma Review: Me And My Pawns vs. The World
It's big, surprisingly pretty in some places, and a definite challenge. It's a little uneven but what it brings to the table is undeniably appealing.--6/5/2012 9:33:46 PM--
1934 days, 17 hours, 16 minutes old - 32 comments

Sony On Last Guardian: "We'll Talk About It When We're Ready"
If you're looking for a release date, you'll be disappointed. But Sony obviously has very high expectations and they really want to impress us.--6/5/2012 9:32:14 PM--
1934 days, 17 hours, 17 minutes old - 15 comments

Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Earns November Launch Date
The sequel is coming to the PS3 this November, and we can join a cartoon icon on yet another colorful and engaging adventure. No, it isn't just for kids.--6/5/2012 9:15:49 PM--
1934 days, 17 hours, 34 minutes old - 4 comments

Konami Officially Confirms Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2
Yes, the rumors were true. A sequel to Lords of Shadow is in the works at developer Mercury Steam, and the three-minute teaser is really sweet!--6/5/2012 9:30:59 PM--
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June 5th, 2012

Last Updated 1934 days, 23 hours, 9 minutes ago

Deep Silver Reveals Dead Island Riptide For Consoles, PC
The publisher has confirmed development of a "new entry in the Dead Island franchise." We don't know much beside the name, but that's enough for now.--6/5/2012 3:40:11 PM--
1934 days, 23 hours, 9 minutes old - 4 comments

E3 2012: Gameplay Footage You Really Shouldn't Miss
They showed off a ton of gameplay footage at the conferences yesterday so chances are, you missed some of it. Here's a bunch that really turned heads.--6/5/2012 9:57:07 AM--
1935 days, 4 hours, 52 minutes old - 11 comments

E3 2012: Atlus Reveals E3 Trailer, Launch Date For Persona 4 Arena
It's the fighting spin-off that long-time Persona followers should enjoy. The E3 trailer is very cool, and we get the option of Japanese voices, too!--6/5/2012 9:41:07 AM--
1935 days, 5 hours, 8 minutes old - 7 comments

E3 2012: PS1 Classics Finally Heading To Vita This Summer
It has been announced that your favorite PS1 classics on the PSN will finally be available on the Vita as of this summer. Gotta have this support!--6/5/2012 9:26:29 AM--
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E3 2012: God Of War, The Last Of Us Gameplay = Sony Win
Gameplay is what matters most. And the gameplay on display at Sony's E3 press conference absolutely trumps the competition; it was downright amazing.--6/4/2012 9:40:41 PM--
1935 days, 17 hours, 9 minutes old - 143 comments

E3 2012: David Cage Unveils Beyond With Actress Ellen Page
Quantic Dream has unveiled their new PS3-exclusive project during Sony's E3 press conference; it's Beyond, and it features actress Ellen Page!--6/4/2012 8:15:08 PM--
1935 days, 18 hours, 34 minutes old - 46 comments

E3 2012: Ubisoft's Watch Dogs Unveiled
The publisher's most exciting new project is Watch Dogs, which looks pretty damn ambitious and might actually end up being a future-generation title...--6/4/2012 9:58:35 PM--
1935 days, 16 hours, 51 minutes old - 24 comments

E3 2012: God Of War: Ascension Set For March 12, 2013
It's easily one of the most anticipated games of the generation and it now has an official launch date: March 12 of next year! We really can't WAIT.--6/4/2012 9:20:34 PM--
1935 days, 17 hours, 29 minutes old - 34 comments

E3 2012: Wonderbook Brings Stories To Life...Almost Literally
This is about as close as we're going to get to virtual reality, right? Wonderbook will bring freshly penned stories to life in a way never seen before.--6/4/2012 8:59:48 PM--
1935 days, 17 hours, 50 minutes old - 37 comments

E3 2012: Assassin's Creed: Liberation And A New Vita Bundle
The new Assassin's Creed for the Vita has been unveiled, and along with it a Vita (and PS3) bundle! There's all sorts of Sony/Ubisoft news ahead...--6/4/2012 8:44:23 PM--
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E3 2012: PlayStation All-Stars For Vita, Two New Characters
The upcoming PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale will be available for the PS3 and Vita this fall, and cross-functionality will be in full effect. Sweet!--6/4/2012 8:32:48 PM--
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E3 2012: "The Greatest Minds" In The Industry Are At Sony
SCEA president Jack Tretton thanks the gamers for making the PlayStation brand so popular, and adds that the best minds in the business work for Sony.--6/4/2012 8:22:26 PM--
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June 4th, 2012

Last Updated 1935 days, 23 hours, 5 minutes ago

Sports Champions 2 Boasts Enhanced Lineup, Improvements
A follow-up effort to PlayStation Move's most popular title is headed your way this fall. A bunch of new sports, new modes, and enhancements are included.--6/4/2012 3:44:14 PM--
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DUST 514 Details: Beta Tests, Home Integration, Vita App
CCP Games has unveiled a horde of new DUST 514 info at E3, and this includes the date of the first beta test, the game's Home space, and the Vita app.--6/4/2012 3:33:02 PM--
1935 days, 23 hours, 16 minutes old - 6 comments

Poll Implies That PS3 Owners Aren't Too Interested In Mobile Gaming
In a recent poll, 1/3 of PlayStation 3 owners said they'd only buy a mobile game if it was free. ...that sort of means they really don't care at all, right?--6/4/2012 12:13:24 PM--
1936 days, 2 hours, 36 minutes old - 19 comments

Rumor: Quantic Dream To Announce "Beyond" At E3 Today
Many are expecting Quantic Dream to unveil their new project during Sony's E3 press conference today, and one source seems to know the name...--6/4/2012 10:22:40 AM--
1936 days, 4 hours, 27 minutes old - 11 comments

Atlus, ACE Team Announce Zeno Clash II
This sequel aims to be "bigger, bolder, and better in every way," and we can't wait to give it a try. First-person action combined with fantastic freedom!--6/4/2012 10:10:07 AM--
1936 days, 4 hours, 39 minutes old - 4 comments

Atlus Brings The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes To PS3, 360
An overhauled Holmes adventure is coming our way this September, thanks to Atlus. With a new engine and new control, it should be a great experience.--6/4/2012 9:54:49 AM--
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Maybe Teenagers Should Put Down The Controller More Often
According to numbers dropped in a new PSXE interview, teenagers might be playing far too often. ...then again, is 13 hours a week really "excessive?"--6/3/2012 9:31:21 PM--
1936 days, 17 hours, 18 minutes old - 28 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Vita's Price Needs To Drop Immediately
The majority of gamers believe Sony needs to drop the price of their new handheld immediately. This week, you pick another User Review contest winner!--6/3/2012 9:10:41 PM--
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Assassin's Creed: Liberation Brings A Female Killer To Vita
It seems the rumors were true: We are getting an Assassin's Creed with a female protagonist and in fact, it's a standalone ACIII tie-in for the Vita!--6/3/2012 9:09:23 PM--
1936 days, 17 hours, 40 minutes old - 0 comments

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Producer Trashes Ninja Gaiden III
Because Revengeance is action-oriented, some are trying to compare it to Ninja Gaiden III. But one Rising producer isn't interested in such comparisons.--6/3/2012 9:08:09 PM--
1936 days, 17 hours, 41 minutes old - 23 comments

Criterion Prepping Fresh Need For Speed: Most Wanted Effort
EA has revealed that Burnout veteran Criterion is working on a new Most Wanted entry. We don't have specific details, but you can bet on cop chases.--6/3/2012 9:06:56 PM--
1936 days, 17 hours, 43 minutes old - 13 comments

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June 3rd, 2012

Last Updated 1937 days, 17 hours, 34 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 3
The new Tomb Raider trailer really got me thinking (happy thoughts), the term "backwards compatibility" may be misleading, and a great interview is coming.--6/2/2012 9:15:31 PM--
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June 2nd, 2012

Last Updated 1938 days, 4 hours, 28 minutes ago

Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch Launches On January 22
The long-awaited JRPG from Level-5 finally has a new North American release date. We have to wait until next year, but at least we can mark our calendars.--6/2/2012 10:21:30 AM--
1938 days, 4 hours, 28 minutes old - 23 comments

Tomba! Explores Again On PSN
One of the most revered original PlayStation titles will find its way to the digital PS1 classic realm on June 19. Everyone loved the loopy pink-haired caveman!--6/2/2012 10:07:43 AM--
1938 days, 4 hours, 42 minutes old - 13 comments

Sony's Bombshell: Uncharted 4 On PS4?
This could be the biggest news of the year: We have reason to believe the next Uncharted is being prepped for the PlayStation 4...that'd be INSANE.--6/1/2012 10:11:12 PM--
1938 days, 16 hours, 38 minutes old - 31 comments

Report: Backwards Compatibility Returns To PlayStation Via Gaikai
The original 60GB PS3 featured mostly full backwards compatibility for both PS1 and PS2 software. No model has done it since...but can it change?--6/1/2012 9:40:43 PM--
1938 days, 17 hours, 9 minutes old - 37 comments

Battlefield 3 Premium Confirmed, May Boast "Powerful Features"
With all the leaks and rumors, EA figured it was time to come clean. They still didn't make an official announcement, but it's obvious: BF3 Premium is real.--6/1/2012 9:51:06 PM--
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June 1st, 2012

Last Updated 1939 days, 3 hours, 57 minutes ago

Tomb Raider: Epic New Trailer Confirms March 5, 2013 Date
Square Enix has released an awesome new video for the Tomb Raider reboot. It's pretty freakin' epic, and it also confirms the new release date.--6/1/2012 10:52:52 AM--
1939 days, 3 hours, 57 minutes old - 29 comments

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance: Raiden Kicks Ass In "Early 2013"
Konami has given this Kojima/Platinum collaboration an "early 2013" release window, which means we don't have much longer to wait. Raiden's coming...--6/1/2012 10:39:01 AM--
1939 days, 4 hours, 10 minutes old - 11 comments

LEGO Lord Of The Rings Set For Fall
We sorta knew this was coming but now it's official. Warner Bros. and TT Games are teaming up for another LEGO adventure, and Tolkien is the target.--6/1/2012 10:27:10 AM--
1939 days, 4 hours, 22 minutes old - 8 comments

Leaks And Rumors Totally Kill Hype And Excitement For E3
Some people love the buzz generated by pre-E3 rumors, but it also has a negative effect. At this point, we're not easily surprised by anything at the show.--5/31/2012 9:31:16 PM--
1939 days, 17 hours, 18 minutes old - 23 comments

EA Will Officially Reveal Dead Space 3 Next Week At E3
It has been confirmed that EA will reveal the new Dead Space entry at E3 next week. This announcement will come with debut footage, too!--5/31/2012 9:29:49 PM--
1939 days, 17 hours, 20 minutes old - 6 comments

Activision, Infinity Ward Come To Terms
This lawsuit won't see the inside of a courtroom, as former Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella have come to terms with Activision.--5/31/2012 9:27:44 PM--
1939 days, 17 hours, 22 minutes old - 8 comments

Dark Souls Artorias Of The Abyss DLC Coming This Winter
The PC version of Dark Souls will have plenty of extra content. Console owners will get it, too; it'll come in the form of the Artorias of the Abyss DLC.--5/31/2012 9:26:00 PM--
1939 days, 17 hours, 23 minutes old - 16 comments

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