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March 31st, 2013

Last Updated 1785 days, 21 hours, 8 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 31
I say having characters with no voice acting excited the imagination, Ubisoft's issue is innovation (not quality), and Halo 4 has been abandoned.--3/31/2013 12:04:17 AM--
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March 30th, 2013

Last Updated 1786 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes ago

Kojima: No Hayter In MGSV Because "We're Recreating MGS"
Hideo Kojima says they didn't ask David Hayter to play Snake in Metal Gear Solid V because they're trying to make "a new type of Metal Gear game."--3/30/2013 11:29:48 AM--
1786 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes old - 42 comments

Tomb Raider Breaks First Week Sales Record For Franchise
The reboot has broken franchise sales records for the first week of availability and yet, it can't be a "success" unless it sells 5 million...?--3/30/2013 11:18:26 AM--
1786 days, 9 hours, 54 minutes old - 10 comments

What Is The Future For Square Enix?
With Wada gone and the company in the midst of a massive restructuring, what can gamers expect from this company in the future? An upswing or a fall?--3/29/2013 10:19:16 PM--
1786 days, 22 hours, 53 minutes old - 13 comments

Epic Shows What Unreal Engine 4 Can Do With "Infiltrator" Demo
The nifty new Unreal Engine is bound to be heavily utilized in the next generation, and Epic Games gives you a peek at what it's capable of...pretty sweet.--3/29/2013 10:05:56 PM--
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Ubisoft: Quality Makes "Annualization" A Total Non-Issue
While some have complained about a new Assassin's Creed title every year, Ubisoft says the majority of gamers want it. And that's due to high quality.--3/29/2013 10:04:33 PM--
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Newly Formed Crytek USA Wants To Bring Darksiders Home
We know what you're thinking. How is Darksiders going "home" if it gets bought by Crytek? Well, because this new studio is like Vigil Games 2.0.--3/29/2013 10:02:55 PM--
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March 29th, 2013

Last Updated 1787 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes ago

DICE: Frame Rate Issue On Consoles Is A "Discussion Of Fidelity"
The question of frame rate comes down to the issue of "balance," according to Battlefield 4 developer DICE. They don't want to sacrifice certain things.--3/29/2013 12:02:30 PM--
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IGDA Issues Apology For "Inappropriate" Costumes At GDC
Apparently, there were some pretty offensive costumes on display during a GDC party, and the IGDA apologizes for the "inappropriate" dress.--3/29/2013 11:52:26 AM--
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Bungie Shows Off Destiny Concept Art, More To Come At E3
The Halo developer's giant new project is worth a look, as they're now giving gamers a peek at the early development phases. More details at E3, too.--3/29/2013 11:44:19 AM--
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Are The Days Of Big-Budget JRPGs Dead And Gone Forever?
There was a time when JRPGs enjoyed large budgets and huge amounts of resources. But now, the worldwide perception of the sub-genre has changed...--3/28/2013 11:42:43 PM--
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Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness Preview: Laharl Gettin' No Respect
The newest entry in the acclaimed strategy/RPG franchise is actually a follow-up to the first game, Hour of Darkness. Hundreds of hours await!--3/28/2013 11:27:45 PM--
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Rumor: Batman: Arkham Origins In The Works For PS4, Xbox 720
A hot new rumor says Rocksteady is working on a new Batman Arkham entry and in fact, it's coming to next-generation consoles. Ready for more Batman?--3/28/2013 11:26:18 PM--
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Ground Zeroes Is A Prologue To MGSV: The Phantom Pain
We thought Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain was the combination of Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain. But no...they're two separate games!--3/28/2013 11:01:10 PM--
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Rockstar: The New GTAV Screens Are Current Generation
They might look pretty amazing, but that doesn't mean they're taken from a PS4 version of Grand Theft Auto V. Nope, those images are current-gen.--3/28/2013 11:09:09 PM--
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March 28th, 2013

Last Updated 1788 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes ago

GameStop: 2012 Was "Challenging," But We Remain Strong
The retailer's full-year results show a bit of a dip, but the company expects the new consoles and games like GTAV to hit hard, and they remain "healthy."--3/28/2013 1:03:49 PM--
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Journey Takes Home Top Honors At GDC
It just continues to win awards, and we gots no problem with that. Journey won Game of the Year along with four more awards at the GDC event.--3/28/2013 11:41:41 AM--
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Dragon Age III And New Mass Effect Will Utilize Frostbite 3
BioWare has confirmed that the newly revealed Frostbite 3 engine (seen in Battlefield 4) will be used in the new Dragon Age and Mass Effect titles.--3/28/2013 11:29:10 AM--
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Terraria Brings Its Awesome 8-Bit Glory To Vita This Summer
It was a huge hit on the PC and now it's available digitally on the PSN and XBLA. But there's one more platform for Terraria, and it's Sony's new handheld.--3/28/2013 11:19:52 AM--
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Is Sony Saving Big PS4 News For E3?
Sony probably hasn't told us everything about the PS4. So what big guns are they holding back for their E3 presentation? Maybe Uncharted 4 as a launch title?--3/27/2013 10:19:36 PM--
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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Officially Revealed
MGSV is actually Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain combined, which isn't all that surprising. But that five and a half minute gameplay demo is awesome!--3/27/2013 10:16:42 PM--
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EA Label Boss: DRM "Not Viable For The Gaming Business"
Electronic Arts says it's a mistake to call SimCity's always-online requirement an example of DRM. In fact, the publisher obviously doesn't like DRM.--3/27/2013 10:15:38 PM--
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Check Out The PS4's CPU Specs
If you want to see the CPU specs for the PS4, here they are. Some aren't too happy with the lack of power, while others still love the accessibility.--3/27/2013 10:17:40 PM--
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Activision Shows Us What's Possible With Next-Gen Hardware
If you're wondering what video game characters will start to look like within the next few years, Activision gives you a sneak peek. Pretty impressive.--3/27/2013 10:18:41 PM--
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User Review Contest: Impress Your Peers, Win A Free Game! (UPDATED)
The PSXE user review contest is back! Pick a game that released in 2012, write your very best analysis, and you might earn yourself a free game!--3/17/2013 10:13:50 PM--
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March 27th, 2013

Last Updated 1789 days, 7 hours, 55 minutes ago

Sony: PS3 "Had Some Issues" With Developer Accessibility
The PlayStation 3 proved difficult to work with according to most developers, and Sony didn't want to make that same mistake twice. Lessons learned.--3/27/2013 1:17:31 PM--
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Analyst: Square Enix's Problem Is Their Lack Of Multiplayer
Square Enix obviously had some business issues, as Tomb Raider needed to sell 5 million to be a success. But one analyst says there's another problem.--3/27/2013 11:56:31 AM--
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Feast Your Eyes On 10 New Grand Theft Auto V Screenshots
Rockstar has released 10 delicious new images for GTAV. They show off the game's huge variety as well as the three main characters...can't wait for this!--3/27/2013 11:42:36 AM--
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Battlefield 4 Announced, Campaign Will Use Multiplayer Elements
The new Battlefield has been confirmed for a fall launch on current-generation consoles, and it'll use Frostbite 3. But there's another new feature...--3/27/2013 11:28:36 AM--
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Spec Ops Writer: Violent Games Don't Pose A Creative Challenge
One writer believes that putting a bunch of violence in a game isn't difficult. And on top of which, it's getting boring and mundane...so what's next?--3/26/2013 11:05:02 PM--
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Big Square Enix Titles Don't Live Up To Sales Expectations
The publisher is about to report huge losses in their financial report, partly due to three under-performing titles: Tomb Raider, Hitman and Sleeping Dogs.--3/26/2013 10:53:53 PM--
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Battlefield 4 Images For Early Perusal
Three screenshots have been leaked for EA's upcoming shooter and they're awfully pretty. But what version of the game are we looking at? Next-gen...?--3/26/2013 10:35:40 PM--
1789 days, 22 hours, 37 minutes old - 11 comments

Sony: All PlayStation 4 Beta Testing Opportunities Are Scams
We'd like to think that most gamers with normal IQs wouldn't fall for such tricks, but Sony wants to make sure. All that PS4 beta testing stuff is crap.--3/26/2013 10:43:46 PM--
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PSX Extreme Now Seeking Several Super Cool Contributors
For the first time in a very long while, PSX Extreme has openings for a few motivated contributors. If you want to join up, we want to hear from you!--3/25/2013 10:20:22 PM--
1790 days, 22 hours, 52 minutes old - 60 comments

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March 26th, 2013

Last Updated 1790 days, 10 hours, 20 minutes ago

The Boy/Puppet Seeks To Reclaim His Lost Love On September 10
It's a little loopy but it has all sorts of promise. Puppeteer is coming to the PS3 later this year; grab those magic scissors and go to town!--3/26/2013 10:52:39 AM--
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Sony Releases Six Minutes Of Rain
A new gameplay video highlighting the first chapter of the upcoming PSN exclusive Rain has been unveiled. Love the music, and the concept is excellent!--3/26/2013 10:40:10 AM--
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Square Enix CEO Wada Resigns On Cusp Of "Extraordinary Losses"
Oh boy, this is bound to get a reaction from long-time Final Fantasy fans. Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada is resigning as the company expects massive losses.--3/26/2013 10:27:52 AM--
1790 days, 10 hours, 45 minutes old - 46 comments

Bioshock Infinite Review: The City In The Clouds Beckons
The expectations were high but Irrational Games delivered in almost every conceivable way. Wonderful emotion mixes with amazing gameplay...wow.--3/25/2013 10:18:02 PM--
1790 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes old - 36 comments

American McGee Wanted "Control Input Innovation" With PS4
The Alice creator says "meh" in reaction to Sony's new console, saying he had hoped for more in the way of "control input innovation." Well, all right.--3/25/2013 10:15:53 PM--
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Limbo Confirmed For PlayStation Vita
Vita owners have another reason to be pleased. Even though we don't know exactly when it's coming, one of the best downloadable titles EVER is confirmed.--3/25/2013 10:16:54 PM--
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Blacklight: Retribution, Primal Carnage Genesis Set For PS4
A couple new self-published titles have been revealed for the PlayStation 4. The more games we see for Sony's new console, the happier we'll be!--3/25/2013 10:14:00 PM--
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March 25th, 2013

Last Updated 1791 days, 5 hours, 21 minutes ago

Black Flag Pre-Order Incentives, Special Editions Announced
Ubisoft has revealed the pre-order incentives for Assassin's Creed: Black Flag, along with no less than four special editions of the game for Europe.--3/25/2013 3:51:21 PM--
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PS4's Pulse Controller: A Futuristic Twist On Game Interaction?
Even though it's hardly official, this prototype controller for the PS4 is bound to raise a few eyebrows. You've never seen anything quite like it...--3/25/2013 11:55:06 AM--
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The Walking Dead Shambles To Vita
One of the most critically acclaimed games of the generation will be available for the PlayStation Vita in 2013. This makes the library look a little better.--3/25/2013 11:31:13 AM--
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Dragon's Crown: Retro Adventuring Is Back In Style This Summer
It's the kind of game that older gamers sorely miss, so they should definitely take advantage of a modern version. This has the flavor of the arcades!--3/25/2013 11:21:12 AM--
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What's The One Game That Surprised You This Generation?
These days, we often know what to expect when buying a game. But what's the one title that really shocked you (for better or for worse) this generation?--3/24/2013 10:50:18 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Sony Made A Good Move Going With AMD
A large majority of our readers believe Sony did the right thing switching from Nvidia to AMD. This week, will you be picking up Bioshock Infinite?--3/24/2013 10:49:12 PM--
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Borderlands 2 Psycho Pack Dated, Level Cap Rises On April 2
The next piece of downloadable content has been dated for Borderlands 2; welcome a total Psycho to the battlefield! And the level cap goes up to 61 soon.--3/24/2013 10:47:43 PM--
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Fuse Locks In May 28 Launch Date
It's Insomniac's first foray into the multiplatform world. This promising four-player co-op adventure will be ready to go in the US at the end of May.--3/24/2013 10:46:23 PM--
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Pitchford On PS4: Sony Really Listened To What We Had To Say
Sony got feedback from a lot of developers when creating the PlayStation 4, and Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford said he really appreciated that move.--3/24/2013 10:45:24 PM--
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March 24th, 2013

Last Updated 1792 days, 23 hours, 12 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 24
I hope Kojima understands his fans are more about story than graphics, I finally have no reservations about a "new" FF, and Halo 4 is almost done.--3/23/2013 10:00:34 PM--
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March 23rd, 2013

Last Updated 1793 days, 10 hours, 15 minutes ago

How Would PlayStation Fans React To An "Always-On" Console?
As far as we know, the PS4 won't be an "always-on" machine, but the new Xbox may have to be connected online at all times. What do you say?--3/23/2013 10:57:46 AM--
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Rock Band Library Hits 4,254 Songs, Over 130 Million Downloads
Harmonix has revealed some big numbers for the long-running Rock Band series. And the very last song on the list will be Don McLean's "American Pie."--3/23/2013 10:41:06 AM--
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What Is Missing In The PlayStation 4?
Sony's new console offers a veritable wealth of features, but what is the one thing it doesn't have that you wish it did? The PS4 ain't perfect, ya know.--3/23/2013 12:22:02 AM--
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Capcom Reveals Remastered DuckTales
Yes! An all-new DuckTales featuring great new visuals, hand-drawn artistry and authentic voiceovers from the show is coming to the digital world.--3/22/2013 10:42:19 PM--
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Sega To Announce A New Valkyria Chronicles Or Yakuza?
The publisher might announce a fresh new franchise installment for PlayStation platforms this week, but what is it? Dare we think it's Shenmue...?--3/22/2013 10:56:07 PM--
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March 22nd, 2013

Last Updated 1794 days, 7 hours, 47 minutes ago

Square Enix Confirms That Both FFX And FFX-2 HD Are Coming
The Japanese source was correct: Both Final Fantasy X HD and Final Fantasy X-2 HD will be bundled together and they'll be released worldwide.--3/22/2013 1:25:15 PM--
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Volition Explains Why Saints Row IV Isn't A Next-Gen Title
The new Saints Row will release on August 20 for current-generation consoles and the PC. So why didn't they want to turn it into a next-gen project?--3/22/2013 11:40:02 AM--
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Bioshock Infinite Cost Over $200 Million? Levine Says "Uh, No"
After it was reported that the new Bioshock cost over $200 million, creative director Ken Levine took to Twitter to challenge that erroneous estimate.--3/22/2013 11:25:06 AM--
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Beyond: Two Souls Earns Invitation To The Tribeca Film Festival
The first game to be invited to the Festival was L.A. Noire. Now it's time for Quantic Dream's project to have that same honor, which is fitting.--3/22/2013 11:11:30 AM--
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Would Final Fantasy Versus XIII Actually Help To Sell PS4s?
Historically, Final Fantasy has proven to aid PlayStation sales. But the franchise has fallen so far, would Versus XIII actually be a PS4 "system seller?"--3/21/2013 10:04:10 PM--
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Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut Preview: Revamped Freakiness
The former Xbox 360 exclusive is receiving a significant overhaul and the end result could be fantastic for PS3 owners. Horror followers unite!--3/21/2013 10:02:52 PM--
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Quantic Dream Has Started Work On A PlayStation 4 Project
They wowed the crowd at the PlayStation Meeting, and now Quantic Dream has revealed that work on their new PS4 project is "already well under way."--3/21/2013 10:00:52 PM--
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Sony And Unity Team Up To Bring "Optimized Tools" To PlayStation
This partnership will allow developers to have access to the popular Unity tools, which translatse to "optimized tools" for all the PlayStation platforms.--3/21/2013 9:58:52 PM--
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Dead Island Riptide Gameplay Trailer: It Seems "They Were Wrong"
A new trailer for Dead Island Riptide has surfaced and although it spoils some of the ending from the first game (spoiler warning!), it's still pretty cool.--3/21/2013 9:57:43 PM--
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March 21st, 2013

Last Updated 1795 days, 9 hours, 24 minutes ago

Quantic Dream Doesn't Want Beyond Associated With Guns
Beyond: Two Souls isn't about guns or violence, so they refused a cover art concept where heroine Ellen Page is shown carrying a gun. Good for them!--3/21/2013 11:48:56 AM--
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Kojima: Fox Engine Gunning For Total Photo-Realism
We're mere days away from the first public presentation of the much talked-about Fox Engine, and Kojima tells us that his goals are lofty.--3/21/2013 11:37:22 AM--
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Ken Levine: PS4's PC-Based Architecture Is "Gamer-Friendly"
Another accomplished developer has praised the PlayStation 4, saying the new PC-oriented architecture will make "life a lot better for gamers."--3/21/2013 11:26:56 AM--
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If FFX HD Is A Rip-Roaring Success, Will Square Enix Come Around?
Let's just assume that Final Fantasy X HD sells well. It seems highly unlikely that it won't. And if that happens, will it be a big enough wake-up call?--3/20/2013 11:13:08 PM--
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Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut Hits PS3, PSN On April 30
It was previously exclusive to the Xbox 360, but now the Director's Cut is coming exclusively to the PlayStation platform and it's full of new stuff!--3/20/2013 11:01:36 PM--
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NHL.com Celebrates The 20th Anniversary Of The Iconic NHL '94
It's time to take a look back at one of the best sports games in history. It didn't matter if you were a hockey fan; EVERYONE played NHL '94!--3/20/2013 10:50:48 PM--
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Tekken X Street Fighter Going Next-Gen?
While nothing is official just yet, it seems the next crossover fighter from Capcom will be hitting next-gen consoles. They're "changing platform strategy."--3/20/2013 10:38:33 PM--
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Call Of Duty Endowment Donates $1.1 Million To Charity Growth
It's time for the Call of Duty Endowment project to hand out more money to organizations that desperately need it. At least CoD is doing SOME good.--3/20/2013 10:28:03 PM--
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March 20th, 2013

Last Updated 1796 days, 7 hours, 58 minutes ago

Are You Willing To Pay Real Money To Make Lara Better?
More microtransactions have been made available for the recently released Tomb Raider. They only cost a buck, but are you willing to actually pay...?--3/20/2013 1:14:07 PM--
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Final Fantasy X HD To Also Include Final Fantasy X-2 HD?
New information on the long-awaited Final Fantasy X HD remaster points to the inclusion of another HD overhaul...yep, FFX-2 might go high-def, too!--3/20/2013 11:52:42 AM--
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Rumored BF4 Details: Frostbite 2.5, Destruction 4.0, More
The game should be fully unveiled next week but we may have plenty of early details. If you're hoping for 1080p at 60FPS, though, you'll be disappointed.--3/20/2013 11:36:04 AM--
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EA Looking To Repeat As The Worst Company In America
Electronic Arts "won" last year's Golden Poo Award at The Consumerist for the country's worst company. They're in the running again in 2013.--3/20/2013 11:20:14 AM--
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If Remember Me Fails, It Won't Be Due To The Female Lead
Publishers might think gamers really need a male protagonist for some reason, but quality remains the ultimate determining factor in this industry. --3/19/2013 11:36:11 PM--
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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix Preview: Can't Have KHIII, So...
Hardcore followers of the franchise will appreciate this new HD package, which will finally head west later this year. Positive tweaks and additions here.--3/19/2013 11:09:33 PM--
1796 days, 22 hours, 3 minutes old - 15 comments

Sen. Rockefeller Says Games Need To Eliminate "Obscene Violence"
Now that mass murderer Adam Lanza has been branded a "video gamer" with no proof whatsoever, DC lawmakers have quickly responded.--3/19/2013 10:49:30 PM--
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Shadow Of The Damned Director's New Studio Teams With Sony
A new studio opened by Shadows of the Damned director Massimo Guarini has signed with Sony for work on a brand new IP. Is it for the PS4...?--3/19/2013 10:57:25 PM--
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What Do You Want In The Saints Row IV Collector's Edition?
Deep Silver is giving you the opportunity to pick the contents of the upcoming Collector's Edition for Saints Row IV. Which goodies do you want?--3/19/2013 11:08:29 PM--
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March 19th, 2013

Last Updated 1797 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes ago

Bioshock Infinite Suffers From Technical Issues On Consoles?
According to the early "Review in Progress" at IGN, it seems the console iterations of Bioshock Infinite aren't that impressive from a technical standpoint.--3/19/2013 10:42:17 AM--
1797 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes old - 21 comments

Students Get The Chance To Make A Borderlands Animated Short
Developer Gearbox Software and publisher 2K Games have teamed up with the Academy of Art University, whose students will produce a little Borderlands film.--3/19/2013 10:31:11 AM--
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Remember Me Dev: Publishers Still Don't Like Female Protagonists
Developer DontNod Entertainment ran into difficulties when trying to secure funding for their new project, and it was because they had a female lead character.--3/19/2013 10:20:16 AM--
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Have You Grown Tired Of A Genre You Loved At One Time?
We don't always have the same love affair with the same genre. Our tastes can change over time, so have you abandoned a category you once adored?--3/18/2013 10:09:54 PM--
1797 days, 23 hours, 3 minutes old - 24 comments

Major League Baseball 2K13 Review: 'Yawn' I've Done This Before
The latest MLB entry doesn't feel new at all. In fact, it seems like they just repackaged MLB 2K12, which doesn't exactly make for a compelling "update."--3/18/2013 10:08:13 PM--
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Might Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Come To The Vita?
Is there a chance that this super hot action title will grace Sony's new portable? We figure the Vita would be able to handle all the flashy nonstop action.--3/18/2013 10:05:53 PM--
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Electronic Arts CEO Steps Down
John Riccitiello has resigned from his position of EA CEO. He has been there for six years but now it's time to move on; Larry Probst takes over for now.--3/18/2013 10:06:52 PM--
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Do All These Aliens Patches Actually Make The Game Playable?
Sega continues to release patches and updates for the ill-fated Aliens: Colonial Marines, but are they actually making the game a whole lot better...?--3/18/2013 10:05:00 PM--
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Plus Members Get The Cave, Tekken 6 Totally Free This Week
If you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you can grab two great games for free this week. You can also get some big discounts on other cool content.--3/18/2013 10:04:08 PM--
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March 18th, 2013

Last Updated 1798 days, 7 hours, 34 minutes ago

Sandy Hook "News" Using Opinions As Facts To Attack Games
This has gotten out of hand. The mainstream media is now reporting opinion and assumption as facts, and they're doing it simply to attack video games.--3/18/2013 1:38:56 PM--
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Tomb Raider Reboot Was Originally Like Shadow Of The Colossus?
No, it's not a joke...at least, we don't think it is. Leaked information from early Tomb Raider development suggests very familiar gameplay...--3/18/2013 11:31:50 AM--
1798 days, 9 hours, 41 minutes old - 6 comments

Fake Sites Claim To Have GTAV Beta Codes, Take-Two Isn't Amused
A couple sites said they have Grand Theft Auto V beta keys to hand out (which of course they don't) and now, Take-Two is taking action against them.--3/18/2013 11:15:03 AM--
1798 days, 9 hours, 57 minutes old - 3 comments

Bungie Prepared To Handle Server Load When Destiny Drops
The SimCity server mess has made everyone a little skeptical about always-online games like Destiny. But Bungie says they're ready to handle the pressure.--3/18/2013 11:03:45 AM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Most Are Interested In Playing Ascension
The majority of our readers plan to play the new God of War at some point; many picked it up this week. Now, what do you think about AMD in the PS4?--3/17/2013 10:12:45 PM--
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Machinarium Arrives On Vita Next Week
It's one of the most unique and imaginative indie games out there, and it'll grace Sony's handheld on March 26. Time to quench your thirst for originality!--3/17/2013 10:11:35 PM--
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Deep Silver Says Dead Island On PS4 Is A Real Possibility
Although they wouldn't confirm that Dead Island will definitely hit next-gen platforms, it seems like a reasonable assumption to make, right?--3/17/2013 10:06:21 PM--
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Rain Screenshots Show Off An Engaging Albeit Wet Atmosphere
It's one of our most anticipated games of the year, primarily due to its fantastic innovation and creativity. Check out the wet, engaging world of Rain.--3/17/2013 10:05:11 PM--
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March 17th, 2013

Last Updated 1799 days, 23 hours, 6 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 17
I don't think Gran Turismo 6 would be as big for the PS4 as GT3 was for the PS2, 15 hours for The Last Of Us is fine by me, and Halo 4 feels...boring.--3/16/2013 10:06:51 PM--
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March 16th, 2013

Last Updated 1800 days, 9 hours, 48 minutes ago

The Last Of Us Length Estimated To Be About 12-16 Hours
Naughty Dog says The Last Of Us will take you at least 12 hours to complete, and closer to 15 or 16 hours if you play at a slower pace. Good enough?--3/16/2013 11:24:09 AM--
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Do You Care What The PS4 Looks Like?
It's true that nobody has actually seen the PlayStation 4 yet. But with all this whining, I'm surprised so many people care about the machine's look.--3/16/2013 12:22:54 AM--
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EA Holding Special BF4 Event At GDC
Ready for the Battlefield 4 announcement? Electronic Arts will be hosting a special event at GDC this month, where we'll learn all about BF4.--3/15/2013 11:56:42 PM--
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Classic Dungeons & Dragons Arcade Titles Headed To PSN, XBLA
Two of the most addictive arcade games ever are going digital: Shadow Over Mystara and Tower of Doom will remind us of D&D side-scrolling goodness!--3/16/2013 12:05:42 AM--
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Assassin's Creed: Rising Phoenix Is A New Entry For The Vita?
A Spanish retailer may have spilled the beans: Evidently, it's a new Assassin's Creed installment for Sony's handheld, and it'll release on October 10.--3/15/2013 11:47:18 PM--
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March 15th, 2013

Last Updated 1801 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes ago

Sony Santa Monica Not Directly Assisting With The Last Guardian
It seems there was a rough translation somewhere, as the God of War developer has confirmed that they're not actually involved with The Last Guardian.--3/15/2013 11:53:33 AM--
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Saints Row IV Announced: Become A Superhero And Battle Aliens
The new Saints Row has been revealed and it might not be what you're expecting. An alien invasion has occurred and the Saints now have superpowers...--3/15/2013 11:28:07 AM--
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Get A Snap-On Game Controller For Your Samsung Galaxy S4
If you're planning to nab the new Galaxy smartphone, you might also want to spring for this nifty accessory that looks a lot like an Xbox 360 controller. --3/15/2013 11:42:00 AM--
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Is Ubisoft Really Guilty Of "Annualization" With Assassin's Creed?
When we refer to "annualization," we make it sound as if the developer spends less than a year making a new franchise entry. But that's not really true.--3/14/2013 11:22:49 PM--
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Watch Dogs Preview: The Future Is Scary
Ubisoft is working on an innovative, ambitious new open-world adventure, which hits just a little too close to home. See what "constantly connected" looks like.--3/14/2013 11:12:22 PM--
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Nielsen Survey: PS3 Owners Are Starting To Stream Like Mad
According to a recent Nielsen survey, about 23% of the time spent with PS3 consoles in 2012 was used for streaming media. And the 360 is the online machine.--3/14/2013 11:10:22 PM--
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Gearbox Teases New Borderlands 2 Class, Level Cap Increase
The developer will reveal all pertinent information at PAX East but for now, they feel like "officially teasing" the new Borderlands 2 character class.--3/14/2013 11:11:26 PM--
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February NPD: Hardware Dives, Dead Space 3 Tops Charts
The industry fell again in February but we have to remember digital sales, which continue to increase. And Dead Space 3 dethroned Black Ops II.--3/14/2013 11:08:18 PM--
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March 14th, 2013

Last Updated 1802 days, 9 hours, 13 minutes ago

Apparently, Sony Didn't Want To Pay For Nvidia Tech In PS4
Nvidia is saying they didn't want to work with Sony on the PS4 at the price they were willing to pay, which could be part of the reason the PS4 has AMD.--3/14/2013 11:59:45 AM--
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Sniper Elite 3 Set For Next-Gen Platforms
505 Games and Rebellion plan to deliver a new sniping experience for both current- and next-gen platforms in 2014. Super realistic on the PS4...?--3/14/2013 11:47:39 AM--
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Rumor: 1,000 Ubisoft Peeps Cranking On Assassin's Creed IV
We know Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag has been in development for almost two years and at eight Ubisoft studios. Does that translate to 1,000 workers?--3/14/2013 11:35:58 AM--
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Will All The Positive PS4 Vibes Disappear If It's Too Expensive?
Everyone seems to be happy about the PlayStation 4, but what if the price turns out to be steeper than expected? Will all the hype start to wane...?--3/13/2013 10:06:41 PM--
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Online Retailer Reports "Unprecedented Demand" For PS4
Retailer ShopTo says gamers have been falling all over themselves to pre-order the PlayStation 4. Such high demand is good news for Sony, right?--3/13/2013 10:04:38 PM--
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Price Cut, Soul Sacrifice Allow Vita To Top Japanese Sales Charts
The popular Soul Sacrifice coupled with the recent price cut has resulted in a sales surge for the PlayStation Vita. Can it maintain that momentum?--3/13/2013 10:03:31 PM--
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Injustice Doomsday Vid: Getting Punched Through A Planet Sucks
The supervillain who supposedly vanquished Superman will be playable in the upcoming Injustice: Gods Among Us, and this dude has some POWER.--3/13/2013 10:02:16 PM--
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Connor Takes To The Skies In The Latest Assassin's Creed III DLC
The Tyranny of King Washington continues and soon, Connor will earn the ability to transform into an eagle and soar away from danger. That's just unfair.--3/13/2013 10:01:11 PM--
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March 13th, 2013

Last Updated 1803 days, 8 hours, 2 minutes ago

Road Rash Co-Designer Considers Kickstarting Franchise
It seems one of the original designers of this iconic series wants to make a comeback. But it requires fan interest and definite Kickstarter support.--3/13/2013 1:10:27 PM--
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New Drakengard Set For Japanese PS3s
Square Enix says they will distribute a new Drakengard title in Japan. Will this long-awaited third entry finally be up to snuff? Dragons are cool...--3/13/2013 11:55:05 AM--
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Just Cause Developer Not Working On A New Superman Game
Despite what you may have heard, Avalanche Studios says they aren't toiling away on a new Superman game. So what superhero title ARE they creating?--3/13/2013 11:40:22 AM--
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Dishonored: The Knife Of Dunwall DLC Detailed And Dated
The second expansion pack for the critically acclaimed title has been announced. In April, play as Daud, the assassin who killed the Empress.--3/13/2013 11:31:05 AM--
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Developers, Not Gamers, Suffering From Generation Fatigue
Some designers such as Crytek will blame lower-than-anticipated review scores on gamer fatigue. But in truth, it feels more like the developers are tired.--3/12/2013 11:56:28 PM--
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God of War: Ascension Review: Kratos Rips 'Em Up Again
The new God of War is all sorts of bloody fun, as one might expect. It's full of awesome combat but the spirit of the franchise somehow seems compromised.--3/12/2013 11:35:20 PM--
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Do Leaked Car Photos Prove GT6 Will Hit Both PS3 And PS4?
A couple Facebook photos have given racing enthusiasts hope that Gran Turismo 6 is PS4-bound. Those pics have disappeared, which is suspicious...--3/12/2013 11:33:35 PM--
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The Witcher 3 To Boast Multiplayer?
There's a chance that CD Projekt Red will implement some kind of multiplayer mode, which could give The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt more widespread appeal.--3/12/2013 11:32:19 PM--
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Hardcore Skyrim Fans Can Pony Up For Dragonborn Statues
If you're a truly ardent Skyrim follower, you might want to own one of these very rare collectibles. Hand-painted, hand-finished statues...starting at $299.--3/12/2013 11:30:01 PM--
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Payday 2 Coming: A "Bigger And More Complete Experience"
The first laid a solid foundation so here's hoping the developers build upon it with the sequel. Payday 2 should be an absolute blast for multiplayer!--3/12/2013 11:31:13 PM--
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March 12th, 2013

Last Updated 1804 days, 10 hours, 23 minutes ago

Ron Gilbert Decides To Leave Double Fine And "Plot His Next Move"
One of the industry's most respected designers is moving on, as he's leaving Double Fine Productions and striking out on a different path. Good luck, Ron!--3/12/2013 10:49:24 AM--
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Former GameStop VP Gets Over Four Years For Mail Fraud
You almost never get away with this kind of thing. Former GameStop vice president Frank Olivera has been sentenced to 51 months in prison for mail fraud.--3/12/2013 10:37:40 AM--
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Over 600,000 Sign Up For GameStop's PS4 First To Know Program
GameStop has reported "strong demand" for Sony's new console based on the number of consumers who have signed up for their information initiative.--3/12/2013 10:24:13 AM--
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Do You Plan To Own The PlayStation 4 And The New Xbox?
Are you planning to be a multi-console owner in the new generation? Or will you carefully select one system that will be your primary entertainment hub?--3/11/2013 10:35:38 PM--
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Killer Is Dead Preview: Mondo Zappa's Arm Will Decimate All
Kadokawa, Grasshopper Manufacture, and Suda51 are at it again. It's another highly stylized and unique action extravaganza that'll leave you breathless.--3/11/2013 10:33:28 PM--
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Kojima Suggests Use Of "Pilot Episodes" In The New Generation
This seems like a good idea: Have developers create a "pilot episode" of sorts for games, which will introduce potential consumers to new game concepts.--3/11/2013 10:32:16 PM--
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Developer To Change "Bros Before Hos" Trophy In Ascension
Due to a lot of backlash, Sony Santa Monica will change the name of the "Bros Before Hos" Trophy in God of War: Ascension. Are the offended satisfied?--3/11/2013 10:31:10 PM--
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New Damsel In Distress YouTube Series Examines Women In Games
The role of females in video games continues to change with every passing year, and it remains a hot topic. Check out a new web series that examines this.--3/11/2013 10:30:12 PM--
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March 11th, 2013

Last Updated 1805 days, 7 hours, 47 minutes ago

ESA To Further ESRB Awareness Via National Education Campaign
A new education initiative will sweep the nation, which will ideally help parents better understand the ESRB rating system. ...maybe they'll pay attention.--3/11/2013 1:25:12 PM--
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PlayStation 4 Ad Tops YouTube's Most Viewed In February
According to YouTube's February 2013 Leaderboard, Sony's PS4 ad was by far the most-viewed ad of the month. It hit 26.3 million views in only 8 days.--3/11/2013 11:37:44 AM--
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Just Cause Dev: PlayStation 4 Is "The Best Of All Worlds"
Avalanche Studios likes what Sony did with their new console. The Just Cause developer also believes the PS4 will "out-power most PCs for years to come."--3/11/2013 11:26:05 AM--
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Rapper Richie Branson Wishes For The Days Of Chrono Trigger
Ah, Chrono Trigger. Who doesn't remember that game with a song in his or her heart? Rapper Richie Branson pays homage, and it really makes us smile.--3/11/2013 11:14:39 AM--
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Could A FFVII Remake Be Kickstarted?
The Kickstarter idea has turned out really well for many highly promising projects. What if it was possible to kickstart a Final Fantasy remake?--3/10/2013 10:01:28 PM--
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Pachter: PS4 "Impressive," Will Sell 85-95 Million Units
Analyst Michael Pachter says Sony's new console is capable of innovation, and he expects it to sell well. He has the same predictions for the new Xbox.--3/10/2013 10:00:24 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Gamers Split On New Assassin's Creed
Our latest poll shows a split group of Assassin's Creed fans concerning the new Black Flag entry. This week, will you be purchasing God of War: Ascension?--3/10/2013 9:58:38 PM--
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New Revengeance VR Missions: A Dwarf Gecko And A Wooden Sword
If you want a sneak peek at the 30 VR missions that will be exclusive to the PS3, check this out. They're a little bizarre, but they look awfully fun.--3/10/2013 9:56:30 PM--
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Pre-Ordering Ascension Gets You Two More Battle Royale Fighters
If you pre-order God of War: Ascension at GameStop, you not only grab the loaded Champions Pack, you also get a voucher code for two All-Stars characters.--3/10/2013 9:57:32 PM--
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March 10th, 2013

Last Updated 1806 days, 22 hours, 13 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 10
It's absolutely essential for Sony to have plenty of PS4s available at launch, microtransactions are a slippery slope, and I'm a little bored with Halo 4.--3/9/2013 10:59:31 PM--
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March 9th, 2013

Last Updated 1807 days, 9 hours, 42 minutes ago

Sony: Vita Sales "Exploded" During The 2012 Holiday Season
It seems Sony is quite satisfied with the way the PlayStation Vita performed during last year's holiday season, and they also hint at more new software.--3/9/2013 11:30:18 AM--
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Gearbox Teases Borderlands 2 DLC: New Vault Hunter Incoming
If you're still enjoying one of 2012's very best games, you'll be happy to know that more content is on the way. Who wants to try out a new vault hunter?--3/9/2013 11:18:34 AM--
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What Will Separate The Two PS4 Models?
Assuming there are two PS4 models at launch, what do you think the differences will be between the two versions? What's worth another $100?--3/8/2013 9:58:28 PM--
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Kojima On PS4: "It's The Logical Evolution Of The Platform"
Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima says the PS4 is "the right way to go" but even so, it still needs games to succeed. Games sell gaming machines.--3/8/2013 9:48:14 PM--
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Assassin's Creed: Rising Phoenix Spotted
Yet another Assassin's Creed title has popped up on the Internet, but this one might not be for a game. Or if it is, we want a new AC title for the Vita.--3/8/2013 9:47:00 PM--
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Pick Up God Of War: Ascension, Play The Last Of Us On May 31
We were supposed to get it in April but now it seems the demo won't be available until May 31, even for Ascension owners. How come we gotta wait...?--3/8/2013 9:45:41 PM--
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March 8th, 2013

Last Updated 1808 days, 9 hours, 39 minutes ago

Is God Of War: Ascension Misogynistic As Sessler Claims?
Adam Sessler was quick to point out what he claims to be a misogynistic part of the new God of War. That "Bros Before Hos" Trophy is riling everyone up.--3/8/2013 11:33:18 AM--
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Unreal Engine 4 For PS4 Rarin' To Go
Epic Games has announced that the fourth iteration of their Unreal Engine is now available for developers setting out to make PlayStation 4 games.--3/8/2013 11:21:00 AM--
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Tomb Raider Sees 1 Million Players, Store Supplies Running Low
A Crystal Dynamics update hints at high popularity for the Tomb Raider reboot, as Square Enix will have to replenish depleted supplies. Played it yet?--3/8/2013 11:07:19 AM--
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The Golden Age Of Gaming Simply Can't Be Compared To Today
It's not that one era of gaming is better than another, it's just that with over three decades of advancement, this hobby has changed at its very core.--3/7/2013 11:44:08 PM--
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MLB 13: The Show Review: SCE Hurls Another Winner
The latest offering from Sony's San Diego studios is great; it represents a small step forward with several positive upgrades. Fans should be satisfied.--3/7/2013 11:28:53 PM--
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GameStop Hopes To See A Vita Price Cut For The Holidays
Just about everyone wants a price drop for the PlayStation Vita, and GameStop president Tony Bartel believes this should happen before the PS4 hits.--3/7/2013 11:19:12 PM--
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Here's Your Chance To Help Kickstart Videogamer: The Film
A film that tackles many behind-the-scenes subjects in the video game industry is a VERY good idea. Help this documentary get rolling with a contribution.--3/7/2013 11:07:21 PM--
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Is The Far Cry 3 "Continuation" Dubbed Blood Dragon?
We're not entirely sure what this title is - an expansion or a sequel or a special edition or what - but we know it involves more Far Cry. So good.--3/7/2013 11:27:26 PM--
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March 7th, 2013

Last Updated 1809 days, 8 hours, 4 minutes ago

UK Retailer Expects PS4 To Revive A Lagging Game Market
The entire world is anticipating the PS4, as UK retailer GAME sees "incredible excitement and interest" from the community and pre-orders are doing well.--3/7/2013 1:08:25 PM--
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God Of War: Ascension Trial Of The Gods Mode Revealed
The highly anticipated title drops on Tuesday and Sony has announced a new co-op mode. It can be played solo but you'll definitely want a friend for this!--3/7/2013 11:43:02 AM--
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Dead Space 3 Awakened DLC Has "Most Disturbing Content Ever"
The extra content slated to hit next week will feature the "darkest chapters" of the franchise's history, and it also adds "several hours" to the campaign.--3/7/2013 11:33:54 AM--
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Take-Two Teases Company Growth, Many Unannounced TItles
Not only do they have Grand Theft Auto V, they also have "an extensive pipeline of unannounced titles" lying in wait. We'll hear about them soon, too...--3/7/2013 11:24:48 AM--
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What Can Sony Do To Keep The PS4 Hype Train Rolling Along?
The gaming world is all enchanted with the PS4, but what can Sony do to keep that excitement high after Microsoft makes its play? Business strategy needed!--3/6/2013 10:07:06 PM--
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Is David Hayter Not Reprising His Role As Snake In Ground Zeroes?
Why is David Hayter asking if gamers would be upset should he NOT voice Snake in Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes? Might we get a different actor...?--3/6/2013 10:06:01 PM--
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First Tomb Raider DLC Debuts This Month
Tomb Raider is a definite triumph and new content should be welcomed by all. The first pack features new multiplayer maps, but it debuts on Xbox Live.--3/6/2013 10:03:43 PM--
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PS3 Version Of Revengeance Gets 30 New Exclusive VR Missions
If you love Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and you're looking for more alternate action, you'll be happy to know that 30 new VR missions are coming.--3/6/2013 10:02:46 PM--
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Sample The "Bro" Goodness Of The Devil's Cartel On March 12
A demo for the new Army of Two will be available next week, so tell a friend. Both of you can check out the co-op action, which should be all sorts of intense.--3/6/2013 10:05:02 PM--
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March 6th, 2013

Last Updated 1810 days, 8 hours, 8 minutes ago

Far Cry 3 Patch Now Available, Updates Reflect Fan Feedback
Ubisoft has released a new patch for one of 2012's best games. This update features many additions and improvements suggested by fans.--3/6/2013 1:04:59 PM--
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Lost Planet 3 Release Dates, Pre-Order Incentives Revealed
Capcom has announced the North American and European launch dates for the new Lost Planet, and there are all sorts of nifty pre-order bonuses.--3/6/2013 11:49:13 AM--
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Mojang Will Consider Bringing Minecraft To The World Of PlayStation
The Swedish developer says PlayStation fans might get Minecraft after Mojang's exclusivity deal with Microsoft runs out. Will it be for the PS3 or PS4?--3/6/2013 11:38:30 AM--
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Journey Wins Five BAFTAs, Dishonored Takes Home Best Game
This year's BAFTAs are over and Journey took home the most awards, while Dishonored won top honors for Best Game. This sounds suspiciously familiar...--3/6/2013 11:27:55 AM--
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So If FFXV Is Announced For The PS4 At E3, What Do You Expect?
For the sake of discussion, let's say Square Enix announces Final Fantasy XV for next-gen consoles. When they do, what do you think it'll be like?--3/5/2013 10:52:05 PM--
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Tomb Raider Review: Lara Finally Makes A Real Statement
This reboot was necessary and appreciated, as one of this industry's most beloved characters will finally be revered for GOOD reasons. A big step.--3/5/2013 10:50:09 PM--
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Rumor: PS4 Shipments Start In August, To Hit 16 Million
The latest inside info (evidently from the PS4 manufacturers) says mass shipments of Sony's new console will start in August. And 16 million expected!--3/5/2013 10:48:35 PM--
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Thief Reboot Planned To Sneak Onto Next-Gen Platforms In 2014
The long-awaited Thief reboot is scheduled to hit the PS4, PC and "other next-gen platforms" next year. It's about time that Garrett comes back!--3/5/2013 10:47:34 PM--
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Vita Price Drop In Japan Causes Sales To Quadruple In One Week
It didn't take long for gamers to respond to the Vita price drop in Japan. Sony has revealed that sales have increased by a factor of four. Nice!--3/5/2013 10:46:30 PM--
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EA Clarifies: Dead Space 4 Cancellation Rumors "Patently False"
Forget any rumors you heard about EA canceling the next Dead Space due to less-than-impressive Dead Space 3 sales. EA says they just aren't true.--3/5/2013 10:45:02 PM--
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March 5th, 2013

Last Updated 1811 days, 9 hours, 50 minutes ago

Pachter Can't Understand The "Angst" Over Microtransactions
EA has said they'll be putting microtransactions in all their upcoming games, and analyst Michael Pachter steps up to say it's a "necessary evil."--3/5/2013 11:22:07 AM--
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Tomb Raider Film Reboot Coming Soon
We got the game reboot so we might as well have a movie reboot. The company that brought you The Departed and Argo will deliver Lara's new adventure.--3/5/2013 11:11:17 AM--
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Rumor: Dead Space 4 Canceled After Dead Space 3 Disappoints
According to an inside source, the once-vaunted Dead Space series may be...well, dead. It's reported that EA has canceled development on Dead Space 4.--3/5/2013 10:58:45 AM--
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Will Multiplatform Titles, Not Exclusives, Cause The PS4 To Sell?
While exclusives are usually known as "system-selling" software, it seems the biggest games early on in the next generation will be established franchises.--3/4/2013 10:08:53 PM--
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Dragon's Crown Preview: Shades Of Golden Axe With A Modern Twist
The latest from Vanillaware features provocatively-dressed sprites and a whole lot of old-school action/RPG combat. It's colorful, addictive arcade fun!--3/4/2013 10:06:50 PM--
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Ubisoft Explains Why ACIV Features Another Male Protagonist
The new Assassin's Creed boasts Edward Kenway as the main character. Some gamers wanted a female lead, but Ubisoft says the story was already written.--3/4/2013 10:05:17 PM--
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Schilling Asks Judge For Dismissal Of $75 Million Lawsuit
38 Studios founder Curt Schilling has asked a Rhode Island judge to dismiss the lawsuit leveled against him by the state. This whole thing is depressing.--3/4/2013 10:04:09 PM--
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Aliens: Colonial Marines Developer Suffers A Round Of Layoffs
After the debacle that was the latest Aliens game, developer TimeGate Studios has announced some layoffs. It's unfortunate but still, unsurprising.--3/4/2013 10:03:01 PM--
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TMNT Returns This Summer In A Fresh Downloadable Adventure
Yep, the heroes in a half-shell are coming back! It's the start of a new trilogy and it's called Out of the Shadows. Ready for some old-school brawlin'?--3/4/2013 10:02:01 PM--
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March 4th, 2013

Last Updated 1812 days, 9 hours, 46 minutes ago

Assassin's Creed IV Is "The Most Diverse And Seamless" Entry Yet
The new Assassin's Creed has been officially revealed and it has been in development for nearly two years. Black Flag is also coming to the PS4!--3/4/2013 11:26:49 AM--
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Jason West Gone From Respawn, Not Involved In Development
One of the studio's founders apparently left the company last May and hasn't been back since. He left right around the time that lawsuit was settled...--3/4/2013 11:48:16 AM--
1812 days, 9 hours, 24 minutes old - 4 comments

PlayStation Store Down For Maintenance
The Store will be offline today, as Sony is working to upgrade its software. So you'll have to hold off downloading games, DLC, trailers, movies, etc.--3/4/2013 11:35:57 AM--
1812 days, 9 hours, 37 minutes old - 10 comments

How Will Shooters Evolve And Innovate In The Next Generation?
It's one of the most popular genres in video games today, so how will it continue to grow and evolve in the new generation? What changes can we expect?--3/3/2013 10:19:05 PM--
1812 days, 22 hours, 53 minutes old - 0 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Most Sony Fans Are Happy With The PS4
The vast majority of readers are plenty satisfied with Sony's new console; only a few are disappointed. So how's about this new Assassin's Creed?--3/3/2013 10:17:10 PM--
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Former Thatgamecompany Art Director Founds New Studio
Matt Nava has started up his own studio and another Thatgamecompany veteran, Nicholas Clark, is coming with him. Austin Wintory is involved, too!--3/3/2013 10:15:28 PM--
1812 days, 22 hours, 57 minutes old - 8 comments

Deep Silver Teases Saints Row 4 Reveal?
It seems PAX East will be home to at least one "huge" piece of news, as Deep Silver has hinted at a big unveiling. Could it be the anticipated Saints Row 4?--3/3/2013 10:14:15 PM--
1812 days, 22 hours, 58 minutes old - 8 comments

Five Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Screenshots Leak Out
Ubisoft will make the official announcement very soon, but Black Flag has been "leakier than the Titanic." Here are fresh screens to tide you over.--3/3/2013 10:13:01 PM--
1812 days, 22 hours, 59 minutes old - 9 comments

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March 3rd, 2013

Last Updated 1813 days, 22 hours, 3 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: March 3
The PlayStation 4 absolutely requires the best launch game lineup in brand history, Crytek manages to be both right and wrong, and big reviews are coming...--3/2/2013 11:09:14 PM--
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March 2nd, 2013

Last Updated 1814 days, 10 hours, 3 minutes ago

See Killzone: Mercenary In Action On The PlayStation Vita
If you're excited about the new handheld Killzone, you gotta check out this gameplay footage. This could be just the title the Vita so desperately needs...--3/2/2013 11:09:58 AM--
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4K Movies Supported On PS4, But Sony Faces Obstacles
Sony's new console will support 4K movies, but as they could eat up over 100 gigabytes, the company needs to find ways to make that "comfortable."--3/2/2013 11:01:50 AM--
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Final Battlefield 3 DLC "End Game" Dated
The last Battlefield 3 expansion is coming out this month, and Battlefield Premium subscribers on the PS3 get first dibs. This game had fantastic support!--3/2/2013 10:48:47 AM--
1814 days, 10 hours, 24 minutes old - 3 comments

Editorial: Will Japanese Developers Recover Next Generation?
Western designers really are ruling the industry right now, but might Japanese developers use the next generation as a springboard to a comeback...?--3/1/2013 10:14:18 PM--
1814 days, 22 hours, 58 minutes old - 23 comments

Sony: PS3 Will Remain "A Very Important Part Of Our Portfolio"
Don't worry, Sony will continue to support the PlayStation 3 long after the PS4 is on store shelves. They did it before with the PS2, and that worked out.--3/1/2013 10:12:11 PM--
1814 days, 23 hours old - 29 comments

Crytek On This Generation: "There's A Certain Fatigue Level"
The Crysis 3 developer says the reason their new game didn't score so high is because gamers are "fatigued," and the new generation can help fix that.--3/1/2013 10:13:00 PM--
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March 1st, 2013

Last Updated 1815 days, 7 hours, 8 minutes ago

Metro: Last Light Earns New Launch Date
Deep Silver nabbed this from the sinking ship that was THQ, and now the new Metro has a new release date. It has only been pushed back a few months.--3/1/2013 2:04:07 PM--
1815 days, 7 hours, 8 minutes old - 7 comments

Beyond: Two Souls Lands Willem Dafoe And A Launch Date
One of the most anticipated games of the generation now has a release date, and yet another Oscar-nominated actor has joined the cast. We can't wait!--3/1/2013 12:02:47 PM--
1815 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes old - 19 comments

New Assassin's Creed Headed To "Next-Gen" Platforms?
The game has only been confirmed for current consoles, but leaked information indicates a next-gen launch, too. Could this be a PS4 launch title...?--3/1/2013 11:52:33 AM--
1815 days, 9 hours, 20 minutes old - 9 comments

Will PlayStation Ever Be More Popular Than Xbox In The US?
The PS2 ruled the school but the PS3 has been routinely trounced by the Xbox 360 in this country. Will PlayStation ever be top dog in the US again?--2/28/2013 11:43:57 PM--
1815 days, 21 hours, 29 minutes old - 0 comments

Sony On PS4 Unveiling: "We Focused On Key Genres For Gamers"
They showed off plenty of games for the PlayStation 4 and that was because they wanted to appeal to the core gamer. They'll be "first in," after all.--2/28/2013 11:35:08 PM--
1815 days, 21 hours, 37 minutes old - 0 comments

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Will Excel In Regards To Longevity
The new entry in The Witcher franchise will boast about 50 hours of gameplay and a world that can reach a total of 36 different states. Sweet!--2/28/2013 11:27:04 PM--
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The Last Of Us Development Series Starts With The Icky Infected
Naughty Dog's development series starts with the "Hush" behind-the-scenes video, where we learn about those horrid and dangerous foes, the Infected.--2/28/2013 11:17:33 PM--
1815 days, 21 hours, 55 minutes old - 3 comments

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory Only Slightly Delayed In US
Don't worry, JRPG fans, the game is only pushed back about a week. Instead of releasing on March 12, it'll drop on March 21, so that isn't too bad.--2/28/2013 11:07:17 PM--
1815 days, 22 hours, 5 minutes old - 3 comments

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