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--8/31/2012 10:47:08 AM--

August 31st, 2012

Last Updated 1908 days, 21 hours, 32 minutes ago

Metal Gear Solid Limited Edition Bundle Pack On Sale Now
Another 25 years of greatness for an iconic franchise, and Konami is offering a special limited edition bundle package. It's 20% off, too, so grab it!--8/31/2012 10:47:08 AM--
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Bethesda Having Trouble Bringing Skyrim Dawnguard To PS3
Oh, BIG surprise. Bethesda just can't seem to wrap their heads around Sony's machine, even though they've had over six years to do exactly that.--8/31/2012 10:35:03 AM--
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Celebrating 25 Years Of Final Fantasy: The Ultimate Box Collection
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the esteemed series, Square Enix has revealed the Ultimate Box Collection, which is definitely "ultimate."--8/31/2012 10:24:35 AM--
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Are MGS Fans Pissed About An "Open World" In Ground Zeroes?
Fans can be awfully picky and when it comes to one of this industry's most legendary franchises, followers might take up arms against an "open world."--8/30/2012 9:15:57 PM--
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Madden NFL 13 Review: Yep, Good Ol' Madden...Still Good
The enduring franchise has returned and as usual, it's a rock solid football simulator experience. There are great improvements but more can be made.--8/30/2012 9:13:55 PM--
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PlayStation All-Stars Welcomes Nariko, Daniel Fortesque
Now these are two PlayStation characters who never get enough respect or attention. The protagonists from Heavenly Sword and MediEvil are gonna fight!--8/30/2012 9:10:24 PM--
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EA Confident They're Ready For Next-Gen
The next generation is coming fast and publishers and developers are preparing. One of the biggest publishers, Electronic Arts, says they're ready.--8/30/2012 9:12:30 PM--
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GameStop: We've "Got To Be" In The Classic Game Business
The retailer says there's plenty of opportunity to sell their back stock of old games, and that could result in an online initiative. Classics are a-comin', peeps.--8/30/2012 9:07:38 PM--
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New Assassin's Creed III Video: Combat, Weapons And Tactics
The latest behind-the-scenes video for Assassin's Creed III makes us look at the calendar in agony. October 30 seems so close and yet, so far away...--8/30/2012 9:06:20 PM--
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August 30th, 2012

Last Updated 1909 days, 2 9 minutes ago

LittleBigPlanet Karting Game Jam Video, Pre-Order Bonuses
Sackboy will be ready to hit the track in early November and if you're pumped, you should pre-order and net yourself a whopping 900 extra items!--8/30/2012 12:10:12 PM--
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Team Bondi Working On Next-Gen Title: Whore Of The Orient
The L.A. Noire developer isn't dead; in fact, they're working on a next-gen project that sounds pretty damn ambitious. We definitely want to learn more.--8/30/2012 10:43:11 AM--
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Metal Gear Ground Zeroes Announced, MGS Movie Coming
Hideo Kojima has revealed a new Metal Gear project; it's coming for current-gen consoles and it'll use the Fox Engine. Oh, and a film is in the works, too.--8/30/2012 10:19:50 AM--
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Sony: Vita Sales Close To Expectations
Some may say the Vita is under-performing or even flopping, but Sony CEO Kaz Hirai says the handheld is just about where they expected it to be at this point.--8/30/2012 10:29:47 AM--
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Rumor: GameStop Expects PS4, Xbox 720 To Hit In 2013
A few employees have been doing some talking, and it seems the company is expecting BOTH next-gen consoles to launch in 2013...and close together, too.--8/29/2012 9:14:14 PM--
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Sony's New SimulView Display Rocks 4K Resolution On An 84" Screen
The first SimulView screen was cool, but it was only 24" and it could only handle 1080p resolution. The new display represents a Star Trek-like leap.--8/29/2012 9:11:31 PM--
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Pitchford: "More Power Is Always Better"
Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford isn't about backing gimmicks; he's more interested in pursuing stuff that might become industry standards in the next gen.--8/29/2012 9:12:49 PM--
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Far Cry 3 Official Survival Guide: Nobody Told Me About Tigers
The picturesque Rook Islands hold more dangers than initially meet the eye. You'll be fending off a lot more than just bad guys with guns...nature is nasty.--8/29/2012 9:10:15 PM--
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August 29th, 2012

Last Updated 1910 days, 21 hours, 29 minutes ago

NHL 13 Opens Its Doors To The Ladies
For the first time, real-world female hockey athletes will be included in an NHL simulator. There are only two, but they're part of the Legends group.--8/29/2012 10:50:20 AM--
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Dragon Fantasy Book II Bringin' Back Old-School 16-Bit Glory
It's for everyone who remembers the 8-bit and 16-bit days with a great fondness, and also for those who wish RPGs hadn't changed quite so much...--8/29/2012 10:36:30 AM--
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PlayStation Collections Available Now: Never Stop Playing
Three great Collections are now available to purchase for PlayStation fans, and they include just about everything a devoted franchise fan could want.--8/29/2012 10:19:25 AM--
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Vita/PS1 Classics Snafu: Proving Gamers Have Enduring Memories
While Sony's new handheld was designed with lofty aspirations and ambitions, many gamers seem most interested in old classics. That says something.--8/28/2012 9:16:57 PM--
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007 Legends Preview: Six Movies, One Bond, Lots Of Action
The new Bond game will cover awesome scenes from no less than six films, and that includes the new Skyfall. But Daniel Craig will be the ONLY Bond.--8/28/2012 9:14:37 PM--
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Black Ops II Hardened Edition, Care Package Detailed
Both the Hardened Edition and Care Package (in place of the Prestige Edition) have been fully revealed...that Care Package is pricey but downright NUTS.--8/28/2012 9:13:25 PM--
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Journey's Gorgeous Hardcover Art Book
It's one of the more impressive games in existence in regards to style, artistry and concept, and you can see it all in beautiful print next month.--8/28/2012 9:10:22 PM--
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Hearthfire DLC: All Sorts Of Domestic
As you probably predicted, this confirmed piece of DLC has only been announced for the Xbox 360, but we'll remain positive...it should come to the PS3.--8/28/2012 9:09:30 PM--
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August 28th, 2012

Last Updated 1911 days, 22 hours, 37 minutes ago

Vita Update 1.80 Live, PS1 Classics Include FFVII, Syphon Filter
The anticipated v1.80 update for your PlayStation Vita is here, and various big-name PS1 classics should be available for download. FFVII, anyone?--8/28/2012 9:42:18 AM--
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Dead Island Team Reveals New IP, Dubbed "Project Hell"
Techland is not only working on the follow-up to Dead Island, they're also cranking away on a mysterious new project called "Project Hell." Looks interesting.--8/28/2012 9:31:44 AM--
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Final Fantasy Characters In Battle Royale Appear Possible
Developer SuperBot Entertainment seems to hint at the possibility of Final Fantasy characters for PlayStation All-Stars...yes, we'd definitely go for that.--8/28/2012 9:19:54 AM--
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Graphics Ain't Everything...But They're Always Something
Why this debate still rages we don't know. Graphics definitely aren't the most important thing in a game but to say they don't matter at all is...retarded.--8/27/2012 9:18:08 PM--
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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Review: Flashy Robots Kill Each Other
The new Transformers is here and it's full of accessible nonstop action. It's just a little unfortunate that it feels a little...I dunno...jittery.--8/27/2012 9:16:26 PM--
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Cage: Sony Gives Me "Total Freedom"
Quantic Dream boss David Cage says Sony never asked for a sequel to Heavy Rain, and that they give him complete creative freedom along with resources.--8/27/2012 9:14:21 PM--
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Rumor: Black Ops II Gets Both Hardened And Prestige Editions
It seems Activision has already informed GameStop employees that there will be two special editions for the upcoming Black Ops II. Big ol' shock here.--8/27/2012 9:15:29 PM--
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ICO, Shadow Of The Colossus Producer Departs Sony
Kenji Kaido will be leaving Sony Computer Entertainment, which may or may not mean anything; we don't know if he was working on Guardian.--8/27/2012 9:12:12 PM--
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August 27th, 2012

Last Updated 1912 days, 22 hours, 26 minutes ago

Tomb Raider Seeks To Create A Singular Player/Character Bond
Can video games eventually embrace and portray complex human emotion? The Tomb Raider global brand manager says it's a "challenge" for designers.--8/27/2012 9:53:26 AM--
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BF3 Armored Kill DLC Targets Premium PS3 Players First
The first gamers to get a crack at the new Battlefield 3 DLC will be Premium subscribers who play on the PS3; they'll get Armored Kill next week.--8/27/2012 9:42:06 AM--
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First Five PS1 Classics For Vita Include Alundra, Arc The Lad
A great many PS1 Classics should be headed to Sony's new portable, and the first five from MonkeyPaw games have been revealed. Good stuff!--8/27/2012 9:30:26 AM--
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Q1 2013 Could Be The Greatest Quarter In Gaming History
It would have to be the perfect storm but if it happens, the first quarter of next year could go down as the single greatest three-month period in history.--8/26/2012 9:21:35 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Assassin's Creed III Is Most Wanted Fall Title
We wanted to know what your most anticipated game of the fall was, and ACIII won by a landslide. Now, what would be your take on Final Fantasy XIII-3?--8/26/2012 9:20:13 PM--
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Lollipop Chainsaw Ships Over 700,000
One of the more entertaining games of the year has turned into a big success for Grasshopper Manufacture, and their new project could be SWEET.--8/26/2012 9:18:50 PM--
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Get Your Game Development Training In Any State You Wish
If you're looking to crack into the game development industry, you'll need appropriate training. Thankfully, it's pretty common in colleges now.--8/26/2012 9:17:55 PM--
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August 26th, 2012

Last Updated 1914 days, 10 hours, 41 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 26
I don't see the problem with the Dead or Alive girls, the announcement of Final Fantasy XIII-3 might not go over well, and I keep playing two greats.--8/25/2012 9:38:12 PM--
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August 25th, 2012

Last Updated 1914 days, 22 hours, 20 minutes ago

Devil May Cry Fans On DMC Reboot: More Hyped Than Pissed
It seems the pissed off fans are starting to calm down after seeing a lot of gameplay footage, so now maybe Capcom and Ninja Theory are off the hook.--8/25/2012 9:59:56 AM--
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Uncharted Movie Gets Writers But Loses Another Director
One step forward, two steps back...? While the Uncharted film has netted a pair of writers for the script, it has lost another director.--8/25/2012 9:47:24 AM--
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Editorial: Just Because I Play Games Doesn't Mean I...
When people learn of your hobbies, they associate that knowledge with preconceived notions already in their heads, but how often are those notions correct?--8/24/2012 9:29:48 PM--
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DICE Responds To Fan Complaints Concerning Battlefield 4
Just because they're working on the next Battlefield doesn't mean they're going to abandon support for BF3, so don't get your panties all up in a bunch.--8/24/2012 9:28:19 PM--
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Mass Effect 3 Leviathan DLC Launch Trailer: Look, Water
The Leviathan downloadable content for Mass Effect 3 hits this coming week, and here's a fancy launch trailer to get you all excited. More for Shepard!--8/24/2012 9:27:26 PM--
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August 24th, 2012

Last Updated 1915 days, 21 hours, 47 minutes ago

Rockstar Releases More GTAV Screens: "Business"-Related
The developer continues to tease us with a few stunning new screenshots; the latest involves more action and more vehicles. Can we get a DATE now?--8/24/2012 10:32:47 AM--
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Alan Wake Dev: New Consoles Are A "Quantum Leap" Forward
Remedy Entertainment has apparently seen both next-gen consoles (or so it is implied by this translation), and it seems both are quite powerful.--8/24/2012 10:31:42 AM--
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Killzone: Mercenary Utilizes KZ3 Engine
One source says developer Guerrilla Games is using the Killzone 3 engine to create the new Killzone: Mercenary for the Vita. ...that unit is high-tech.--8/24/2012 10:44:41 AM--
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Do You Mind Shorter Game Campaigns?
A great many gamers these days complain of shorter single-player campaigns. Are you one of them? Or do time restrictions mean they fit in nicely...?--8/23/2012 9:35:09 PM--
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Legasista Review: Hey, So, Remember Dungeon-Crawling? Fun, Right?
A new dungeon-crawling action/RPG is available for download and if you've been craving some solid old-school action with a few twists, this is for you.--8/23/2012 9:33:34 PM--
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Source Squashes GTAV November 23 Release Date Rumor
Despite the retail evidence that has circulated, another retail source would bet everything he owns (as well as his wife) that GTAV isn't hitting in 2012.--8/23/2012 9:32:06 PM--
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Psychonauts Goes Classic Next Week
One of the most popular and beloved games of the last generation will join the growing list of PS2 Classics on the PlayStation Network next week. Yay!--8/23/2012 9:30:58 PM--
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Heavenly Sword 2 Concept Art Surfaces, And We're Depressed
The first was great and absolutely deserved a sequel but sadly, it never happened. So now, all this concept art and game info is just freakin' depressing.--8/23/2012 9:29:34 PM--
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August 23rd, 2012

Last Updated 1916 days, 2 1 minute ago

Molyneux: "Surprise" Has To Be The Center Of Gaming
Legendary developer Peter Molyneux believes the world is filling up with gamers, and that's because this industry is the last that can keep surprising us.--8/23/2012 12:18:45 PM--
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PS4 To Boast 4K Resolution Support?
The latest huge next-gen rumor is that the PS4 will support 4K resolution, which is double that of the current console. You'll need the right TV for it...--8/23/2012 10:33:58 AM--
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Multiple Vita Bundles Tickle The Buying Bone This Fall
Sony will offer a bunch of different PlayStation Vita bundle packages this fall; among the featured games are Black Ops Declassified and LittleBigPlanet.--8/23/2012 10:43:57 AM--
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Dishonored Study Of Stealth Gameplay: Won't Know What Hit 'Em
When you're out hunting in the world of Dishonored, you might not want to be seen. And if that's the case, check out how to be silently, awesomely deadly.--8/23/2012 10:16:09 AM--
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Is Lightning A Big Enough Fan Favorite For A Mini-Series?
If Final Fantasy XIII-3 becomes a reality (and it seems obvious now), do the fans see Lightning as an enduring character they'll keep welcoming back?--8/22/2012 9:24:43 PM--
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Rumor: Sony Liverpool Had Been Working On PS4 Launch Titles
Part of the Wipeout developer is now closed, but it seems they had actually been cranking away on two PS4 launch titles...and for a year and a half, too.--8/22/2012 9:23:30 PM--
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Dead Space 3 LE Pre-Orders Receive Extra Suits, Weapons
If you take the time to pre-order the Dead Space 3 Limited Edition, you'll receive four extra items: Two suits and two weapons, all of which sound awesome.--8/22/2012 9:22:28 PM--
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DoA5 Dev: Our Female Characters Are "Very Misinterpreted"
Team Ninja makes no apologies for their portrayal of busty female fighters in Dead or Alive; that's the way their culture is, so take it or leave it.--8/22/2012 9:21:37 PM--
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August 22nd, 2012

Last Updated 1917 days, 21 hours, 27 minutes ago

Let's Just Say It: GTAV Screens Could Very Well Be Next-Gen
Given the six new screenshots Rockstar has given us, we have to assume that in fact, powerful new hardware was required to produce such results.--8/22/2012 10:52:23 AM--
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Square Enix's Hints Make It Seem Like FFXIII-3 Is Inevitable
Given everything we know, as well as new hints that just popped up this week, it seems downright inevitable that Final Fantasy XIII-3 will be confirmed.--8/22/2012 10:51:19 AM--
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Sony Closes Part Of Wipeout Studio
Part of Sony Liverpool has been shut down. Although the campus will retain many departments, some dedicated employees will have to move on.--8/22/2012 10:39:57 AM--
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Could Late PS3 Games Compete Visually With Xbox 720 Titles?
If the new Xbox comes out before the PS4, would it be fair to compare later PS3 exclusives such as The Last Of Us to Xbox 720 launch games...?--8/21/2012 9:23:35 PM--
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Hands-On With Mugen Souls: Peons, Comedy, And Tiny Boobs
A hero forces a party member to wear a bikini because it has high defense, a girl turns everyone into drooling Peons, and oh yeah, it's an RPG.--8/21/2012 9:17:52 PM--
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The Last Guardian Devs Were Forced To "Re-Do" Some Work
It's still in development but one of the reasons it's taking so long is because the developers had to retrace their steps. ...yeah, big tech bugaboos.--8/21/2012 9:16:27 PM--
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EA Exec: Physical Game Retail Won't Last 10 More Years
EA Games executive vice president Patrick Solderlund believes physical game retailers won't last another decade, whether he likes it or not.--8/21/2012 9:15:22 PM--
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Joe Danger: The Movie Debuts On XBLA...That's Gratitude For Ya
The hotly anticipated sequel will enjoy timed exclusivity on the Xbox platform, but that almost seems like a slap in the face for PSN users.--8/21/2012 9:14:05 PM--
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August 21st, 2012

Last Updated 1918 days, 22 hours, 37 minutes ago

MGS5 Has A Shot At Launching In 2013?
One of the guys who is working on a "future Metal Gear" with Hideo Kojima says it won't arrive until summer 2013 "at the earliest." But is that good news?--8/21/2012 9:42:28 AM--
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Sony: PS3 A "Perfect New Platform To Join This Christmas"
The PS3 is in a great position right now, and Sony says there's no better time to be a proud owner. The PS4 is inevitable but the PS3 is in "prime time."--8/21/2012 9:16:12 AM--
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Hey, So The Rock Band Developer Seeks A...Combat Designer?
Not only is Harmonix looking for a Combat Designer for a new single-player, action-based IP, the project is in the works for the next generation of hardware.--8/21/2012 9:30:06 AM--
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Do You Have The Most Fun With The Highest-Rated Games?
Overall, the best games often sell very well. But does that mean the highest-rated titles are the most fun for you? Or do you have more eclectic taste?--8/20/2012 9:07:35 PM--
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Preview: Hey, I Recognize This
Fans of the franchise want something familiar in the palm of their hands, and that's exactly what developer Nihilistic seeks to deliver. CoD on the go!--8/20/2012 9:06:17 PM--
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Boston May Be Home To Fallout 4
A tipster claims to have seen Bethesda scouting the city of Boston and this, along with some other evidence, indicates a Boston setting for Fallout 4.--8/20/2012 9:05:02 PM--
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Rumor: Skyrim DLC "Heartfire" May Introduce Necromancy
Bethesda may announce more downloadable content for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and it could involve necromancy...which, in turn, implies ZOMBIES.--8/20/2012 9:03:55 PM--
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Prey 2 Keeps Drawing Further Away, May Need Burial Rites
One of the more anticipated sequels of the generation appears to be on its deathbed or at the very least, incapable of resuscitation for quite some time. --8/20/2012 9:02:52 PM--
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August 20th, 2012

Last Updated 1919 days, 2 2 minutes ago

PSP Remains "Significant" By Outselling PlayStation Vita
The PSP outsold the Vita by a 2-to-1 ratio in Sony's last financial quarter, which means the "old" handheld still gets plenty of traction among gamers.--8/20/2012 12:17:39 PM--
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GTAV Transport Images: Dude, Is That A Fighter Jet?!
Will planes make their super triumphant return in Grand Theft Auto V? Three new transport images have arisen, and we can expect more "this week."--8/20/2012 10:21:54 AM--
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FFXIV On Vita Needs Better Unit Sales, Stable Networks
Putting Final Fantasy XIV on the PlayStation Vita isn't impossible, but it won't happen for a while. Square Enix wants more Vita sales, for one thing.--8/20/2012 10:06:12 AM--
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Cage: Beyond Will Send "Interesting Signals" To Actors
Beyond: Two Souls will feature an innovative and complex way of bringing real actors into a game, and David Cage believes it can be a wake-up call.--8/20/2012 9:55:38 AM--
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Aging Hardcore Gamers Haven't The Time To Be Hardcore
The sad truth is that many who used to call themselves "hardcore gamers" can no longer do so. And it's not because the love is dead...it's called life.--8/19/2012 9:25:41 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: GTAV Will Hit Next Spring Or Summer
Most gamers think we won't see Grand Theft Auto V until spring or summer of 2013 (or even later). Now, if you had to pick only one game this fall...--8/19/2012 9:24:16 PM--
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Kojima And Co. Preparing All New Rising Trailer And Demo
The team wowed the crowd at Gamescom but they're not done yet. They're hard at work prepping a brand new trailer and demo for next month's TGS!--8/19/2012 9:23:11 PM--
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Dead Space 3: Weapon Crafting Gone Totally Berzerk
The weapon crafting and customization in Dead Space 3 will definitely be a highlight. We can even combine completed weapons...oh, the possibilities!--8/19/2012 9:21:31 PM--
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Dragon Age III Rumored Info: Lots Of "Drama And Suspense"
New leaked details have arrived for the third Dragon Age, and that includes a brief synopsis of the plot as well as gameplay improvements and other updates.--8/19/2012 9:20:29 PM--
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August 19th, 2012

Last Updated 1921 days, 11 hours, 2 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 19
Ubisoft has a point about "annualization" being almost necessary, Mirror's Edge 2 could totally benefit from new hardware, and I play two great games.--8/18/2012 9:17:23 PM--
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August 18th, 2012

Last Updated 1921 days, 21 hours, 54 minutes ago

Machinarium, Double Dragon Neon Hitting PSN Next Month?
It seems the cat is out of the bag: Both Double Dragon Neon and Jakub Dvorsky's acclaimed Machinarium should hit the Network in September.--8/18/2012 10:25:06 AM--
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PlayStation Plus Members Can Join The DUST 514 Beta Fun
CCP has announced that Plus subscribers can join a special closed beta session running between August 21 and September 4. Plus peeps get all the love.--8/18/2012 10:09:06 AM--
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I Sorta Miss The Flops And Epic Fails
So many great games... These days, it seems almost inevitable that the titles everyone is dying to play turn out fantastic. That's almost boring. ...almost.--8/17/2012 9:41:54 PM--
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Splinter Cell: Blacklist Gameplay Walkthrough: Feel Better, Fans?
If you were none too happy with Conviction, don't worry, you weren't alone. But Ubisoft has listened to the fans and the new effort is mighty encouraging.--8/17/2012 9:40:49 PM--
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Borderlands 2 Golden...Almost Officially
Gearbox Software head honcho Randy Pitchford has Tweeted that Borderlands 2 is basically gold (despite the need for a few more "ballots"). One month away!--8/17/2012 9:39:01 PM--
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Sports Champions 2 Turns Us Into Virtual Athletes On October 30
The first was a great excuse to pick up the PlayStation Move, and the second has LOTS more sports and features. Gather up some friends!--8/17/2012 9:37:49 PM--
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August 17th, 2012

Last Updated 1922 days, 2 17 minutes ago

It's Okay, Hutchinson, Just Admit You Made A Little Mistake
Ubisoft's Alex Hutchinson said something that might get a few people riled up, and we're here to forgive him. All he has to do is admit his mistake.--8/17/2012 12:02:54 PM--
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Ubisoft: Journalists Often Biased Towards Japanese Developers
One brave creative director has said journalists too often give Japanese game makers a free pass when it comes to certain things, like narrative.--8/17/2012 10:31:52 AM--
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Ni no Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch Trailer Centers On Story
The Gamescom presentation of Ni no Kuni is all sorts of dramatic, as the new video features plenty of storyline and character information. Can't wait!--8/17/2012 10:33:50 AM--
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Capcom Has Long-Term Franchise Plans For Remember Me
Capcom wants to team up with developer Dontnod Entertainment for the long haul; their intention is to bring Remember Me into the next generation.--8/17/2012 10:05:14 AM--
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Should The Vita Be More Like The PSP?
The technology is fantastic and the Vita is doing things no handheld has ever done before. But the PSP offered some very unique experiences...--8/16/2012 9:38:51 PM--
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Cage: Technology Is Only A Tool; You Still Have To Say Something
Quantic Dream boss David Cage is full of great quotes, and we love this guy's vision and forward-thinking. Technology only goes so far, as a rule.--8/16/2012 9:25:47 PM--
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Negative Fan Reaction To Hitman Saints Trailer Yields Results
The veteran Hitman fans were none too pleased with a new Absolution trailer that showed off a lot of shooting and zero stealth, so IO has responded.--8/16/2012 9:24:35 PM--
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Pre-Order Persona 4: Golden, Grab An Attractive Vita Skin
This remastered version of one of the best JRPGs ever is coming to the PlayStation Vita, and if you pre-order, you can really deck out your portable.--8/16/2012 9:21:37 PM--
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Spiders Prepping Cyberpunk Action/RPG: Mars: War Logs
The new title from the team that brought you Of Orcs and Men features a Martian cyberpunk setting and an action/RPG structure. ...yeah, we'll take that.--8/16/2012 9:23:08 PM--
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August 16th, 2012

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DoA5 Devs Go "Hands-On" To Get Just The Right Jiggly-ness
"Hands-On" just can't be the right term. Nevertheless, the team has put painstaking effort into creating the "cutest chicks in videogames." ...job well done.--8/16/2012 12:25:47 PM--
1923 days, 19 hours, 54 minutes old - 27 comments

Sony On Vita: "It's Amazing How Much More People Want"
The Vita had a good launch and a great Gamescom and yet, Sony has realized that consumers just keep wanting more. The content needs to keep coming.--8/16/2012 10:45:58 AM--
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If EA Has Seen "Both Of Them," Are Sony And Microsoft Ready?
EA boss Frank Gibeau claims to have seen both the new PlayStation and new Xbox, so does that mean the two systems are closer than we think?--8/16/2012 10:32:36 AM--
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Dead Space 3 Create-A-Weapon Contest
If you're feeling particularly creative over the next couple of weeks, you should go and invent a few weapons for Dead Space 3...if you win, it's in!--8/16/2012 10:19:57 AM--
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Lucky, Lucky Gamers...You Get Two Holiday Seasons
With so many games escaping out of each holiday season this generation, the first quarter has become a haven for plenty of greats. Christmas comes twice!--8/15/2012 9:18:46 PM--
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Sleeping Dogs Review: I Crack Many A Skull...And I Feel Great!
The action is hot off the griddle in this gritty, in-your-face underground adventure. Just move to the edge of your seat and stay there and remember to blink.--8/15/2012 9:15:18 PM--
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Ubisoft: Annual Releases "Keeps The Brand In People's Minds"
The Assassin's Creed developer says that in fact, provided the quality remains high, there are plenty of good reasons to adopt the "annualization" idea.--8/15/2012 9:14:11 PM--
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Sly Cooper Sneaks Out Of 2012
Unfortunately, this highly anticipated PS3 exclusive has slipped into 2013. But Sony says we shouldn't worry, as the holiday season is still exciting.--8/15/2012 9:12:47 PM--
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Metal Gear Rising Dated, Demo Coming With ZoE Collection
Revengeance has earned an official February release date and if you want to try it out early, pick up the Zone of the Enders HD Collection later this year.--8/15/2012 9:11:46 PM--
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In Case You Hadn't Heard, No, The PSN Hasn't Been Hacked
Anonymous freaked out a lot of people with one scary Tweet, but Sony has quickly responded, saying the claim is "totally false." So don't hyperventilate.--8/15/2012 9:10:40 PM--
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August 15th, 2012

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DICE Hints At Return Of Mirror's Edge, Bad Company IPs
The developer says they "never kill anything great," and they love both Mirror's Edge and Battlefield: Bad Company. ...could both return at some point?--8/15/2012 10:52:18 AM--
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Japan Studio's Rain May Aspire To Subtle, Beautiful Artistry
The new PSN exclusive from Japan Studio seems beautiful and charmingly restrained, as we will encounter a world where the rain reveals all...--8/15/2012 10:17:15 AM--
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Four More Iconic Greats On Display For PlayStation All-Stars
They've put four more big-name characters on display; check out the diverse greatness of Ratchet & Clank, Spike, Dante, and the unique Sackboy.--8/15/2012 10:38:44 AM--
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Vita To All The Haters: How Do Ya Like Me Now, Bitch?
After a tremendous Gamescom showing, Sony's new handheld is glowing with pride. The haters should be feeling kinda sheepish right about now, yes?--8/14/2012 9:43:53 PM--
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Darksiders II Review: Defying Labels And Kicking Monster Ass
Death is on a quest to clear War's good name, and that quest will bring you many hours of unadulterated enjoyment. Not perfect, but a killer ride.--8/14/2012 9:25:36 PM--
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The Last Of Us Trailer Highlights Brutal Gameplay Segments
A new Gamescom trailer for Naughty Dog's latest shows off the most brutal requirements for survival...unfortunately, it's kill or be killed.--8/14/2012 9:24:08 PM--
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Vita Update 1.80 Brings PS1 Classics
PlayStation lovers have been calling for this support ever since February, and it'll finally be here this month. Play some iconic titles on the go!--8/14/2012 9:23:04 PM--
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Sony's Puppeteer Asks You To Find A Boy's Wooden Head
The premise is just downright twisted and goofy, and the concept and gameplay might be equally nuts. You just have to appreciate this level of originality!--8/14/2012 9:22:04 PM--
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified: Authentically CoD
It's absolutely everything the avid Call of Duty aficionados want. With more details and a new trailer, it seems CoD lovers really need a Vita now.--8/14/2012 9:20:55 PM--
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Assassin's Creed III Naval Warfare: Better Keep Your Footing
A new trailer for ACIII shows off the game's naval warfare element, which will require you to be an adept seafarer. The waves get might big out there...--8/14/2012 9:19:52 PM--
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August 14th, 2012

Last Updated 1925 days, 16 hours, 42 minutes ago

PS3/Vita Cross-Promotion: Buy One Version, Get The Other FREE
This is one way to get more people interested in the Vita: If you buy the PS3 version of certain games, you'll get the Vita installment for FREE!--8/14/2012 3:37:31 PM--
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Sony Reveals Until Dawn, A Horrifying PS Move Experience
One of Sony's new IPs is Until Dawn, a "teen horror-style" game that will take full advantage of the PlayStation Move and feature Hollywood talent.--8/14/2012 3:29:37 PM--
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Killzone: Mercenary Announced For Vita
The Vita is getting another much-needed killer app in the form of a new Killzone. We don't know when it's coming, but we know we're very, very excited.--8/14/2012 3:10:20 PM--
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Enter The Wondrous World Of Paper With Media Molecule's Tearaway
Sony is going wild with the new Vita software as first-party teams steal the spotlight today. Here's an innovative one from the LittleBigPlanet team.--8/14/2012 3:19:29 PM--
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Suikoden Revival: Help Resurrect A Beloved RPG Classic
The fans have started a Suikoden Revival Facebook page so if you're a long-time Suikoden lover, you need to join up and add your voice to the crowd!--8/14/2012 9:36:54 AM--
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Capcom Unveils Remember Me, Once Known As Adrift
The publisher has another new IP in the hopper; it's the game that was originally announced as Adrift. It has become Remember Me, and it looks promising.--8/14/2012 9:24:31 AM--
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Hitman: Absolution Contracts Multiplayer Mode Detailed
Developer IO Interactive has outlined the new Contracts multiplayer mode for Hitman: Absolution, and it focuses on player creativity and ingenuity.--8/14/2012 9:48:54 AM--
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Visit The PSXE YouTube Channel, Catch Up On Old Shows
If you missed the last couple of PSXE shows, we've got you covered at YouTube. Relax and watch, and stay tuned for more stuff like video reviews.--8/13/2012 9:25:30 PM--
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Don't Lose Any Sleep Over the Status Of Bioshock Infinite
If you're worried about what's going on at Irrational Games...stop worrying. Bioshock Infinite will emerge as the wondrous title you fully expect it to be.--8/13/2012 9:16:30 PM--
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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Impressions: Flashy, Colorful, FUN
Our time with the Battle Royale beta has been awfully satisfying, and we can conclude that PlayStation fans everywhere should definitely consider it.--8/13/2012 9:15:03 PM--
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BioWare: Day One DLC Is Something Most Gamers Want
The Mass Effect developer says day-one DLC is a legit way of monetizing players, and most gamers definitely want it. Same goes for free-to-play.--8/13/2012 9:12:41 PM--
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PlayStation All Stars Pushed Back
Well, at least there are plenty of other options in October. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale will miss its October 19 date; it has been moved to November.--8/13/2012 9:14:05 PM--
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Raymond: Gamers Demanding Perfection Limits Innovation
Ubisoft veteran designer Jade Raymond says the super high expectations of gamers means developers won't run the risk of trying something new.--8/13/2012 9:11:27 PM--
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August 13th, 2012

Last Updated 1926 days, 2 33 minutes ago

Sons Of Anarchy Creator Doubts Game "Will Ever Happen"
Kurt Sutter first said things were going well, and that FX and Fox were both on board. But now, he says the game is getting "no traction" at all.--8/13/2012 11:46:45 AM--
1926 days, 2 33 minutes old - 6 comments

EA: Digital Will Rule, But We'll Never Abandon Physical Media
Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore says that in the coming years, they will earn more revenue from digital products, but that doesn't mean discs will die.--8/13/2012 10:17:46 AM--
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Full Rock Band Blitz Track List Revealed
Harmonix has announced all 25 songs that will be included with Rock Band Blitz, but remember that hundreds more will be compatible. Songs galore!--8/13/2012 10:06:20 AM--
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Borderlands 2 Come And Get Me Trailer: Handsome Jack Taunts
This guy thinks he has it all...and he does. After all, he rules the planet. But that doesn't mean four highly skilled fighters can't dethrone him.--8/13/2012 9:54:29 AM--
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We Have To Do Something, Or Ni No Kuni Will Get Overlooked
Although the JRPG fanatics will probably get it, that group is getting small in number. And the competition might completely blot out Level-5's latest.--8/12/2012 9:31:01 PM--
1927 days, 10 hours, 48 minutes old - 68 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Two Big Titles Leave Gamers Undecided
Choosing between Darksiders II and Sleeping Dogs is proving to be a tough decision for many, it appears. This week, when will we finally see GTAV?--8/12/2012 9:30:02 PM--
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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Cutting Back On Cut-Scenes
It isn't a true Metal Gear installment, so that's probably why there won't be such a big emphasis on story. You'll have to rely on conversation codecs.--8/12/2012 9:28:34 PM--
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Darksiders II Crucible Mode: Take An Action-Packed Gamble
While the game is technically an action/RPG (among other things), there's one mode that only focuses on combat: The ultra-challenging 100-level Crucible!--8/12/2012 9:27:22 PM--
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Madden Demo Drops This Week, Give RGIII A Test Run
The Madden NFL 13 demo will go live this week and if you're a Redskins fan, here's your chance to play with Robert Griffin III, who should spark the offense.--8/12/2012 9:25:46 PM--
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August 12th, 2012

Last Updated 1928 days, 11 hours ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 12
I wonder if Take-Two has hit a few stumbling blocks (GTAV and Bioshock Infinite issues), one universal console might be best, and two big games this week.--8/11/2012 9:19:18 PM--
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August 11th, 2012

Last Updated 1928 days, 15 hours, 29 minutes ago

Darksiders II Interview: Making A Superior Sequel
There was a ton of work involved and finally, developer Vigil Games may have nailed down a winner. Associate producer Jay Fitzloff seems happy.--8/11/2012 4:50:05 PM--
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Tomb Raider Devs Cite Batman, Bond As "Change" Inspirations
Crystal Dynamics knew Tomb Raider needed to change; needed to update or die. So they looked to a couple major movie franchises to get some ideas.--8/11/2012 10:00:06 AM--
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Jet Set Radio Dated For PSN, XBLA, Vita
One of the more original games of the brief Dreamcast era will become a digital offering soon, so strap on the skates and head out to tag your turf!--8/11/2012 9:46:54 AM--
1928 days, 22 hours, 33 minutes old - 4 comments

Do Gamers Really Want Originality?
We're always afraid of the unfamiliar and we're all primed and ready to embrace the familiar. So are we being hypocrites when we say we crave originality?--8/10/2012 9:32:09 PM--
1929 days, 10 hours, 47 minutes old - 18 comments

Analyst: Don't Be Surprised If GTAV Slips Into Fiscal 2014
Everyone expects to see Grand Theft Auto V before April of next year, but one analyst says the game might slip a bit...Bioshock Infinite, too.--8/10/2012 9:02:58 PM--
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Sleeping Dogs Sequel Depends On Sales And Gamer Interest
Square Enix has had high hopes for this title from the very beginning, and if it does well, it could become an important franchise. You gettin' it next week?--8/10/2012 9:01:18 PM--
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PlayStation All-Stars: Fat Princess, Sly Cooper Fully Revealed
Two more characters have been detailed and previewed; check out Fat Princess and Sly Cooper as they assault the battlefield with their unique skills!--8/10/2012 9:00:29 PM--
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August 10th, 2012

Last Updated 1929 days, 19 hours, 51 minutes ago

Tretton: "I Feel Better About The Vita Than I Did 4 Months Ago"
Sony boss Jack Tretton says the Vita has been doing reasonably well, and like the PlayStation 3, they're looking at a marathon rather than a sprint.--8/10/2012 12:28:58 PM--
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DMC Gameplay: Dante The Demon-Slayer And Platform-Mover
Dante isn't just a highly skilled killer, he can move platforms into position like nobody's business. The action remains tight, the speed is high...sweet.--8/10/2012 10:43:17 AM--
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007 Legends Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed
The legends of James Bond are coming this fall and if you're fully psyched, it's time to pre-order. Would you like to play as a couple iconic villains?--8/10/2012 10:31:57 AM--
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Sony Having A Tough Time Recruiting Third-Party Vita Support
Third-party support is always essential for survival and Sony has admitted that getting it for their new portable is proving tougher than anticipated.--8/10/2012 10:17:54 AM--
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Will PS3 Go Out With A Bang In 2013?
If 2013 is the last full year of the PS3 (without the PS4 on store shelves), will quite a few elite exclusives have a lasting impact? It's more than possible.--8/9/2012 9:14:39 PM--
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Sound Shapes Review: A True Marriage Of Art And Music
It's one of the more innovative games we've seen in a while. Blending a fantastic soundtrack with great gameplay, this is one pretty, engaging experience.--8/9/2012 9:07:48 PM--
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Bioshock Infinite Loses Multiplayer Modes, But Levine Mollifies
After a couple heavy hitters left Irrational and multiplayer modes were cut, fans began to worry. But Ken Levine says the team is still laden with talent.--8/9/2012 9:06:25 PM--
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Rumor: The Last Guardian Is No More
When you've got a trademark that is listed as "abandoned" and "dead," you have to be concerned. What we need is official confirmation so we don't cry.--8/9/2012 9:05:06 PM--
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July NPD: US Gaming Business Suffers Worst Month Since 2006
The summer is usually a little barren but this is going below barren. US industry sales were the lowest in July since October 2006...we need a big autumn.--8/9/2012 9:03:28 PM--
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August 9th, 2012

Last Updated 1930 days, 2 2 minutes ago

Dishonored Encourages You To Get All Creative With Killing
Another gameplay video has come our way, and this one emphasizes the importance of experimentation. So many abilities...so many enemies to target.--8/9/2012 12:17:41 PM--
1930 days, 2 2 minutes old - 22 comments

See How Sweet Tooth Gets Down In PlayStation All-Stars
There's a new strategy video that will introduce you to Sweet Tooth's character in Battle Royale. Throw molotov cocktails, turn into Sweet Bot, and more!--8/9/2012 10:38:13 AM--
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Dead Or Alive 5: Helena's Version Of Opening Ceremonies
One of the original DoA girls has announced that the fifth Dead or Alive tournament is on schedule and ready to begin. Are you man enough to participate?--8/9/2012 10:27:34 AM--
1930 days, 21 hours, 52 minutes old - 17 comments

Anything 38 Studios Had Is Now Gone
The state of Rhode Island and a New York bank has taken control of all 38 Studios assets, and they'll try to sell those assets to make some money back.--8/9/2012 10:11:42 AM--
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Will Anyone Say It? Online Gaming Is Obviously Addictive
There's no point in skirting the issue any longer. The only real cases of video game addiction involve online multiplayer in some capacity. Period.--8/8/2012 9:18:15 PM--
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NPD Group: Digital Sales On The Rise
The NPD's latest predictions are in for the previous quarter, and although the industry remains in a slump, there's one division that's thriving...--8/8/2012 9:16:57 PM--
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Sony Discounting 17 Big-Name PS3, Vita Titles Next Week
You'll get your chance to stock up on great games you missed. Over the course of the next week, you'll be able to find a lot of awesomeness for low prices.--8/8/2012 9:15:28 PM--
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Bioshock Infinite Developer Loses A Couple Key Members
This probably isn't the best time to lose two bosses, but Irrational Games will have to adapt. We just hope it doesn't delay the new Bioshock again.--8/8/2012 9:14:19 PM--
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August 8th, 2012

Last Updated 1931 days, 2 27 minutes ago

Codemasters Officially Unveils GRID 2
The long-awaited sequel is on its way, as Codemasters announced today. GRID 2 should be bigger, better, and more authentic in every way.--8/8/2012 11:52:27 AM--
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Battle Royale Will Support "All Popular Arcade Stick Peripherals"
Developer SuberBot has revealed that you'll be able to use an arcade stick with PlayStation All-Stars. You might have difficulty Throwing, though.--8/8/2012 10:24:49 AM--
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Football Fans: Vote For Player Ratings In Madden NFL 13
You can't grouse as much about the Madden NFL 13 ratings for the very best players in the NFL, because you - and other fans - are gonna decide the numbers.--8/8/2012 10:12:21 AM--
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Tekken Producer: What If The Big Three Made One Console?
Katsuhiro Harada said it'd be "interesting" if Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo teamed up to generate one game console because of the many possibilities...--8/8/2012 9:58:37 AM--
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Darksiders II Producer: "We Got To Create Our Dream Game"
It's always nice to hear from a developer who is happy with what they've produced. One of the Darksiders II producers says yep, this is pretty great.--8/7/2012 9:06:39 PM--
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Crytek May Have A TimeSplitters Surprise "Coming Soon"
On the one hand, they say the community response hasn't been quite big enough...and yet, on the other hand, they say we should expect "some surprises."--8/7/2012 9:03:17 PM--
1932 days, 11 hours, 16 minutes old - 9 comments

Dyad Review: A Chaotic Maelstrom Of Light And Sound
If you're looking for a unique, mind-bending experience, you should probably play the rhythm-driven Dyad. Just be forewarned...this is NUTS.--8/7/2012 9:04:35 PM--
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Naughty Dog Rolls Out "Biggest Patch Ever" For Uncharted 3
It's the studio's biggest patch they've ever tossed out, and it's loaded with all sorts of cool stuff. If you can't get enough Uncharted 3, pay attention!--8/7/2012 9:01:32 PM--
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Starting August 21, Download Specific Metal Gear Solid HD Titles
If you don't already have a Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, you might want to think about downloading individual HD efforts. Look for them this month.--8/7/2012 8:59:58 PM--
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August 7th, 2012

Last Updated 1932 days, 16 hours, 31 minutes ago

Black Ops II Multiplayer: Guns, Gadgets, A Hatchet To The Face
The multiplayer debut is here and it's full of intriguing action, including some stuff you might not expect... Black Ops II will be an absolute beast.--8/7/2012 3:48:53 PM--
1932 days, 16 hours, 31 minutes old - 22 comments

LittleBigPlanet Karting: Sackboy Goin' For A Spin In November
This one has nailed down a November 6 release date and if you're feeling extra creative, go ahead and enter the PAX T-Shirt contest...maybe win a Vita!--8/7/2012 9:50:56 AM--
1932 days, 22 hours, 29 minutes old - 7 comments

2K Czech Prepping Mafia III For Next-Gen
It was actually supposed to be a launch title for next-gen consoles, but that probably won't happen now. Still, always fun to hear about the future!--8/7/2012 9:41:48 AM--
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Gamescom May See Sony Announce "Until Dawn," "Rain"
Sony has filed a couple new trademarks in preparation for Gamescom, and that could point to new exclusive software. We can always use more...--8/7/2012 9:28:50 AM--
1932 days, 22 hours, 51 minutes old - 5 comments

Genre Boundary Blurring: "I Didn't Expect THAT To Be In Here"
It's no longer such an easy task to assign a specific genre to any one game. So many have multiple mechanics and structures that the lines are blurred.--8/6/2012 9:16:22 PM--
1933 days, 11 hours, 3 minutes old - 18 comments

Need For Speed: Most Wanted Preview: Who Will Rule Fairhaven?
It's an open-world racing extravaganza, where you can challenge your friends, get hooked on the Autolog, and enjoy crash after awesome crash.--8/6/2012 9:17:27 PM--
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Analysts: Call Of Duty May Be On A Downward Trajectory
Several analysts believe Call of Duty may have "hit its peak" and the FPS genre in general "seems tired." Does this point to a downward trend for CoD?--8/6/2012 9:14:24 PM--
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THQ Forced To Cancel Del Toro's Insane
Not long after the publisher canceled Itagaki's Devil's Third, they back out of director Guillermo del Toro's Insane. Maybe someone else wants it...?--8/6/2012 9:13:07 PM--
1933 days, 11 hours, 6 minutes old - 10 comments

Assassin's Creed III PS3 Boasts An Hour Of Exclusive Gameplay
If you plan on playing Assassin's Creed III this fall, you should probably do it on the PS3. You get an hour's worth of extra gameplay and day-one DLC.--8/6/2012 9:12:17 PM--
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August 6th, 2012

Last Updated 1933 days, 19 hours, 59 minutes ago

GameStop: "We're Not Ashamed Of The Pre-Owned Business"
The retailer isn't going to apologize for the used game market; in fact, they're trying to prove to developers that in the bigger picture, it really helps.--8/6/2012 12:20:25 PM--
1933 days, 19 hours, 59 minutes old - 33 comments

Prince Of Persia Reboot Incoming?
Evidently, a leaked screenshot and some baseline information has popped up in forums, and it seems Ubisoft is quietly prepping a new PoP installment.--8/6/2012 10:36:20 AM--
1933 days, 21 hours, 43 minutes old - 11 comments

Sony's New Collections Start With God Of War, inFamous
The Ratchet & Clank Collection kicked off a new trend: The official Collections for Sony's biggest franchises, and that includes Kratos and Cole.--8/6/2012 10:19:20 AM--
1933 days, 22 hours old - 16 comments

Ubisoft Explains Why Assassin's Creed III Won't Get A Beta
There will be no beta test for Assassin's Creed III, and Ubisoft says it's simply because they don't have the time. They'd rather focus on the final product.--8/6/2012 10:06:18 AM--
1933 days, 22 hours, 13 minutes old - 11 comments

Traditional RPG Decline: Is The Culprit A Dwindling Attention Span?
The decline of traditional RPG constructs and systems is often discussed, but are we neglecting a general societal trend that seems to impact everything?--8/5/2012 10:01:44 PM--
1934 days, 10 hours, 18 minutes old - 49 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Olympics Generate Both Love And Indifference
There are nearly as many Olympic fans as there are Olympic "I don't cares" and now, we want a preview of the mid-August showdown between two big titles.--8/5/2012 10:00:22 PM--
1934 days, 10 hours, 19 minutes old - 20 comments

Platinum Boss Says PlayStation All-Stars Is "Just A Rip-Off"
Hideki Kamiya is none too thrilled with Sony's new brawler. In a series of recent Tweets, he just calls it a Smash Bros. rip-off and he isn't interested.--8/5/2012 9:59:12 PM--
1934 days, 10 hours, 20 minutes old - 37 comments

Activision Shares Could Rise By 50%
The publisher has repurchased a bunch of shares this year, they're debt-free, and they're bringing Call of Duty to China soon. ...you might want to invest.--8/5/2012 9:58:15 PM--
1934 days, 10 hours, 21 minutes old - 8 comments

id Software Used RAGE Tech To Bring DOOM Classics To PS3
In an interesting behind-the-scenes piece of info, we learn that id Software used RAGE's id Tech 5 to bring two very old classics to the PS3 audience.--8/5/2012 9:57:13 PM--
1934 days, 10 hours, 22 minutes old - 11 comments

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August 5th, 2012

Last Updated 1935 days, 10 hours, 58 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 5
Everything I see about Assassin's Creed III gets me more and more excited, there should be no Twisted Metal without Jaffe, and I dive into Darksiders II.--8/4/2012 9:21:06 PM--
1935 days, 10 hours, 58 minutes old - 37 comments

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August 4th, 2012

Last Updated 1935 days, 22 hours, 11 minutes ago

Four Days Until Worldwide Debut Of Black Ops II Multiplayer
Everyone has been itching to get a look at the multiplayer action in this year's Call of Duty blockbuster, and that time is nigh...August 7!--8/4/2012 10:08:44 AM--
1935 days, 22 hours, 11 minutes old - 11 comments

Codemasters Teases GRID Sequel
The original game was pretty damn good and now, four years later, it appears we'll finally get a follow-up effort. GRID 2 gets announced this week...?--8/4/2012 9:59:52 AM--
1935 days, 22 hours, 20 minutes old - 4 comments

Ragnorak Odyssey Preview: Who Wants To Go A-Questing?
It's designed to be enjoyed by multiple players and with diverse character classes and all sorts of abilities and skills to learn, this could be addictive.--8/3/2012 11:40:59 PM--
1936 days, 8 hours, 39 minutes old - 0 comments

Editorial: Face It, Hardcore Gamers, You Don't Matter
We have reached a point in this industry where the casual crowd dominates. It always dominates in the realm of big business, so get used to it.--8/3/2012 9:39:19 PM--
1936 days, 10 hours, 40 minutes old - 49 comments

Resident Evil 6 Agent Hunt Mode: Humans Invading My Game!
In the online multiplayer mode Agent Hunt, humans can adopt the role of mutated monsters and jump into your multiplayer campaign. Yeah, get ready.--8/3/2012 9:37:40 PM--
1936 days, 10 hours, 42 minutes old - 10 comments

MGS4 Trophies Coming Very, Very Soon, Full List Revealed (UPDATED)
We've been waiting for MGS4 Trophies since the game released. More than four years...but they're almost here and the list has been unveiled!--8/3/2012 9:35:17 PM--
1936 days, 10 hours, 44 minutes old - 34 comments

Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch Pre-Order Bonuses
Namco Bandai has revealed the retailer-specific pre-order bonuses for one of the most anticipated RPGs of the generation. Do you want an extra familiar...?--8/3/2012 9:34:10 PM--
1936 days, 10 hours, 45 minutes old - 5 comments

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August 3rd, 2012

Last Updated 1936 days, 21 hours, 38 minutes ago

Top GotY Contenders: Dishonored And Assassin's Creed III
Two of the year's best games may come out in October. Could these titles be finalists in most Game of the Year voting come the end of 2012...?--8/3/2012 10:41:09 AM--
1936 days, 21 hours, 38 minutes old - 18 comments

Rocksmith DLC: Learn The Various Bass Guitar Techniques
The new Bass Expansion for Rocksmith drops this month, which means you can hone your bass skills while going through 50+ songs. You need to practice!--8/3/2012 10:30:31 AM--
1936 days, 21 hours, 49 minutes old - 5 comments

Dishonored Boasts Big-Time Voice Talent
Arkane Studios and Bethesda has gone after some serious voice talent for their new project; Susan Sarandon, Brad Dourif and Carrie Fisher included.--8/3/2012 10:16:53 AM--
1936 days, 22 hours, 3 minutes old - 10 comments

ACIII Trailer: "The Most Detailed Action Character Ever Created"
Ubisoft's new AnvilNext engine is powering Assassin's Creed III, and it has enabled them to create a vast, authentic environment with all sorts of amenities.--8/3/2012 10:02:51 AM--
1936 days, 22 hours, 17 minutes old - 19 comments

Linkin Park Looks to Add "Depth And Emotion" To Warfighter
EA and Danger Close have announced a cross-collaboration with one of the world's top rock bands. This has resulted in quite the piece of marketing.--8/2/2012 9:25:48 PM--
1937 days, 10 hours, 54 minutes old - 14 comments

PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale Public Beta Hits This Fall
The early private beta is over and they're looking to open up the testing to the public. If you want to get in, it would help to be a Plus member...--8/2/2012 9:24:35 PM--
1937 days, 10 hours, 55 minutes old - 2 comments

Mass Effect 3 Leviathan DLC Confirmed
New single-player downloadable content has been confirmed for Mass Effect 3. We don't know when it'll get here, but we like storyline expansions.--8/2/2012 9:23:29 PM--
1937 days, 10 hours, 56 minutes old - 7 comments

Sackboy Explores New Frontiers On The Vita In September
LittleBigPlanet arrives on the PlayStation Vita on September 25! And with the portable's unique features, all sorts of options are available to you...--8/2/2012 9:22:33 PM--
1937 days, 10 hours, 57 minutes old - 0 comments

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August 2nd, 2012

Last Updated 1937 days, 2 13 minutes ago

Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel: Co-Op Bad-Assery Returns
EA has revealed the new Army of Two; it'll feature the Frostbite 2 engine along with more depth and even more co-op awesomeness. Call up a friend!--8/2/2012 12:06:26 PM--
1937 days, 2 13 minutes old - 4 comments

Darksiders II May Begin THQ's Return To Financial Solidarity
The first ultra-positive review is in for this highly anticipated sequel, and that's good news for the struggling publisher. Darksiders II...a savior?--8/2/2012 10:46:24 AM--
1937 days, 21 hours, 33 minutes old - 16 comments

Last Round Of Modern Warfare 3 DLC Dated, Detailed
Activision has released details for the last two DLC packs; they'll both deliver a bunch of new maps, but we don't know exactly when they'll come to the PSN.--8/2/2012 10:28:14 AM--
1937 days, 21 hours, 51 minutes old - 6 comments

Sony's Game Business Drops 14.5%
Sony's first-quarter results show a significant drop in the year-over-year comparison, primarily due to low sales of both hardware and software.--8/2/2012 10:18:30 AM--
1937 days, 22 hours, 1 minute old - 26 comments

Are Most Major Developers Working On Next-Gen Projects Now?
With all the evidence we now have, it seems like most major game makers are already working on at least one next-gen title. The future is almost here...--8/1/2012 9:07:22 PM--
1938 days, 11 hours, 12 minutes old - 0 comments

Square Enix May Announce Final Fantasy XIII-3 In September
Nobody will die of shock if the announcement comes at Final Fantasy's 25th Anniversary celebration, but we're still not sure fans want it...--8/1/2012 9:06:06 PM--
1938 days, 11 hours, 13 minutes old - 34 comments

2K: Until We Hit Photorealism, We Can't Embrace Strong Emotions
One designer says that until gaming makes great strides in the graphics department, we won't be able to convey strong emotions like love and sadness.--8/1/2012 9:04:58 PM--
1938 days, 11 hours, 15 minutes old - 28 comments

Far Cry 3 Co-Op Is Begging To Be Played
Here's a walkthrough of the game's awesome four-player co-op mode, which is an entirely separate adventure from the main campaign. Gotta see this.--8/1/2012 9:03:55 PM--
1938 days, 11 hours, 16 minutes old - 5 comments

Dragon's Dogma Gets Easier Mode, New Demo On PS3
Gamers in Japan are getting a couple new Dragon's Dogma additions: A new Easy Mode via patch next week, and an incoming demo to intrigue players.--8/1/2012 9:02:09 PM--
1938 days, 11 hours, 17 minutes old - 9 comments

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August 1st, 2012

Last Updated 1938 days, 19 hours, 46 minutes ago

Dear ESA, We're Going To Need You To Define "Gamer"
The Entertainment Software Association has released a new batch of numbers but once again, they have no idea what their definition of "gamer" is.--8/1/2012 12:33:33 PM--
1938 days, 19 hours, 46 minutes old - 17 comments

Jaffe On Twisted Metal: "Not A Dud, But Not A Hit, Either"
David Jaffe has weighed in on the success of the recent Twisted Metal, and whether or not a follow-up effort is in the works. ...for now, no, there isn't.--8/1/2012 10:48:13 AM--
1938 days, 21 hours, 31 minutes old - 20 comments

GameStop Tries To Explain Used Prices
The retailer has defended their pre-owned prices by referencing their refurbishment center, which proves that there's a lot going on "behind the scenes."--8/1/2012 10:34:22 AM--
1938 days, 21 hours, 45 minutes old - 61 comments

David Cage Is About Challenging Minds Rather Than Thumbs
Studio boss and industry visionary David Cage says he focuses less on "fun" and more on delivering an "emotional journey" that is mentally rewarding.--8/1/2012 10:19:13 AM--
1938 days, 22 hours old - 16 comments

Was The Best Turn-Based RPG Of The Generation On The Xbox 360?
It seems impossible but it could very well be true. The Xbox 360 might be home to the single best traditional turn-based role-playing game of the generation.--7/31/2012 9:19:02 PM--
1939 days, 11 hours old - 63 comments

Assassin's Creed Creator Says Original Title Is "The Purest"
Although many will say the games got better with time, the creator says he still likes the first title best. Why? Because it simply had more freedom.--7/31/2012 9:17:57 PM--
1939 days, 11 hours, 2 minutes old - 34 comments

Escape Plan Underground DLC, New Costumes And Features
It's one of the more innovative, challenging titles of the generation and now new content is on the way. Better still, it'll be extra cheap for two weeks.--7/31/2012 9:16:44 PM--
1939 days, 11 hours, 3 minutes old - 0 comments

Take-Two Posts Losses But GTAV Is Making "Substantial Progress"
The publisher had another down quarter but at least Grand Theft Auto V is coming...we're still not sure when, though. We want a launch date!--7/31/2012 9:15:44 PM--
1939 days, 11 hours, 4 minutes old - 12 comments

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