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April 30th, 2013

Last Updated 1755 days, 10 hours, 25 minutes ago

Square Enix Releasing Remastered Final Fantasy Soundtracks
If you recall the music in those old Final Fantasies with a tear in your eye, these Remasters are for you. Soundtrack CDs for FFIV, FFV and FFVI are coming.--4/30/2013 10:45:53 AM--
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Madden NFL Suit Goes To Trial, Plaintiff Seeks Tens Of Millions
Original Madden developer Robin Antonick has accused EA of withholding royalties, and now the case is going to court. This guy could get VERY rich.--4/30/2013 10:33:33 AM--
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Quantic Dream Sees "Major Differences" In PS4 vs. PS3
The Beyond developer says they're already seeing a big difference (between the PS3 and PS4) in their initial tests, and the PS4 is like the "PC of 2015."--4/30/2013 10:21:48 AM--
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Veteran Gamers: Gauge Your Excitement Level For Next Gen
Although many are plenty amped for the new generation, one wonders if older gamers are as excited as younger gamers. Is age a factor...?--4/29/2013 10:11:29 PM--
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Injustice: Gods Among Us Review: When Godlike Beings Collide
The new fighter from NetherRealm strikes all the right chords. It's sharp, hugely entertaining, accessible yet deep, and filled with a ton of content!--4/29/2013 10:09:05 PM--
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Pierce Brosnan: Violent Games, Movies "Have A Strong Effect"
The former James Bond says violent media in games and movies can have a "strong, twisted effect" on young minds. He says assault weapons need to go.--4/29/2013 10:06:44 PM--
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Rumor: Bioshock Infinite DLC To Offer A New AI Companion
This is interesting. According to a LinkedIn profile, it appears that we'll get a new AI partner for Bioshock Infinite. What, Elizabeth isn't good enough?--4/29/2013 10:05:19 PM--
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Techland's Hellraid Coming This Year
The developer that brought you Dead Island is working on a "first-person hack 'n slash" title that features crazy demons and role-playing elements.--4/29/2013 10:04:15 PM--
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GTAV Online Casting Call: Become A Virtual Epsilon Member
Think you fit the role of a brainwashed cult member? Send your photo to Rockstar and if you're selected, your likeness will be featured in Grand Theft Auto V!--4/29/2013 10:03:01 PM--
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Pre-Order Diablo III For PS3, Boost Your XP With Infernal Helm
Not like you need any added incentive to give Diablo III a whirl on your PS3. But this XP-boosting Infernal Helm is a pretty sweet pre-order bonus.--4/29/2013 10:01:36 PM--
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April 29th, 2013

Last Updated 1756 days, 7 hours, 35 minutes ago

Watch Dogs Hits All Platforms, Including PS4, On November 19
It blew everyone away at last year's E3 and it continues to be one of the most anticipated games EVER. Plus, are we looking at a PS4 launch date...?--4/29/2013 1:35:58 PM--
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Arkham Origins Tone, Axed Features And Better Boss Battles
We've got new details on the impending prequel. We learn about the darker atmosphere and style, along with a few new ideas that just didn't pan out.--4/29/2013 11:55:24 AM--
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Bungie's Destiny: Everything You've Seen Is "Work In Progress"
We got a sneak peek at the PlayStation Meeting in February but the game won't be ready until next year, and nothing you've seen thus far is finished.--4/29/2013 11:36:26 AM--
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Tiger Woods PGA Tour To Miss 2013
EA is passing on a new Tiger Woods installment this year. That may not sound like a huge deal, but there has been a new title every year since 1999.--4/29/2013 11:24:32 AM--
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Suikoden Revival Movement's "Small Conversations" With Konami
Those who want the beloved Suikoden franchise back are keeping lines of communication with Konami open. Here's hoping this has an impact...--4/28/2013 10:02:14 PM--
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Your Most Hated Game Franchise Is...
If there's one video game series you just can't stand, what is it? Maybe you hate what the publishers have done to it, or maybe you just despise the genre.--4/28/2013 10:13:28 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: PS4 Aesthetics Are "Somewhat Important"
The majority of participants in our latest poll say the design of the PlayStation 4 is a definite consideration. Now, what do you expect from the new Xbox?--4/28/2013 10:12:01 PM--
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Beyond Makes An Impact At The Tribeca Film Festival
Quantic Dream's latest anticipated project made a big splash at the Tribeca Film Festival over the weekend. And we got a slick new trailer, too!--4/28/2013 10:08:11 PM--
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DUST 514 Launches On May 14...Get It?
It seems CCP is finally done testing this EVE Online spin-off, as the official release date is May 14. 5/14. And the game is called...yeah, you get it.--4/28/2013 10:10:44 PM--
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Rumor: This Year's Call Of Duty Set For May 1 Announcement
According to some leaked GameStop material, it seems Activision will formally reveal this year's Call of Duty effort this week. About time, damnit.--4/28/2013 10:09:55 PM--
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April 28th, 2013

Last Updated 1757 days, 21 hours, 33 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 28
The developer-friendly PlayStation 4 hopefully results in the best launch lineup ever, The Witcher 3 intrigues me, and I try to savor another great 2013 title.--4/27/2013 11:37:55 PM--
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April 27th, 2013

Last Updated 1758 days, 9 hours, 39 minutes ago

Thief Reboot Has Endured A Long, Hard Road At Eidos Montreal
It was in the works since 2008 but Square Enix needed to give the project a little boost. A bunch of people left, and "creative confusion" got in the way.--4/27/2013 11:31:29 AM--
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Resident Evil: Revelations Dev Diary Talks Franchise Heritage
A new Capcom developer diary talks about how Revelations was inspired by the very first games in the legendary horror franchise. Love to hear this.--4/27/2013 11:11:09 AM--
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Xbox 720: The Ultimate Casual Gaming Machine?
Video games are a mass market business and Microsoft knows how to target the largest audience. Well, the largest audience is the casual gamers.--4/26/2013 10:07:07 PM--
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Numerous Creditors Say THQ Still Owes Millions Of Dollars
THQ is gone but literally hundreds or parties have come forward, claiming the bankrupt company owes them money. Former THQ execs want their cut, too.--4/26/2013 10:05:16 PM--
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Gaming Marathon This Weekend, Raising Funds For Boston
They're currently holding a fighting game marathon, and the funds will go towards those affected by the Boston bombings. Got something to say, politicians?--4/26/2013 10:04:07 PM--
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Analyst: Early PS4 Reveal Didn't Change Anything For Microsoft
The PlayStation 4 announcement was sort of a surprise, mostly because it came so early. But one analyst says it didn't put any pressure on Microsoft.--4/26/2013 10:03:02 PM--
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April 26th, 2013

Last Updated 1759 days, 9 hours, 9 minutes ago

Zipper Interactive Would've Delivered A Brand New FPS For PS4
The developer that brought you MAG and SOCOM: US Navy SEALs had been working on two titles before they closed; one was a new FPS IP for the PS4.--4/26/2013 12:01:38 PM--
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XCOM Reboot Resurfaces As The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
The oft-delayed title has indeed returned as something different. The Bureau focuses on the origins of the XCOM organization, and it has promise!--4/26/2013 11:51:30 AM--
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As Of Now, What's Your Most Anticipated Next-Gen Game?
Of the next-generation titles we currently know about, which one has you most excited? Which is the one that will help you justify a PS4 purchase?--4/25/2013 11:43:59 PM--
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Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Preview: Old West Shoot 'Em Ups FTW
It's back to the franchise's Wild West roots and arcade-y gameplay, which is a GOOD thing. Battle the likes of Billy the Kid with your own brand of justice!--4/25/2013 11:32:39 PM--
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"Position Based Fluids" Could Command Next Gen Water Effects
Two videos show off some complex new water effects that could make it into the next generation. --4/25/2013 10:17:02 PM--
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The Witcher 3: Big Hunt Won't Have DRM, QTEs, Or Multiplayer
We like the direction CD Projekt is headed with The Witcher 3. They're focusing exclusively on the campaign, and there's no annoying DRM or QTEs.--4/25/2013 11:31:27 PM--
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April GameStop Sale Includes 50% Off Tons Of Used Titles
The retailer has some great deals in place, but you better move to take advantage of them. You can grab Assassin's Creed III or Far Cry 3 for only $30!--4/25/2013 11:18:44 PM--
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Black Ops II Uprising Map Pack Launches On May 16 For PS3, PC
The latest expansion for Black Ops II will hit the PlayStation 3 and PC on May 16. This one features a new mode, four new maps, and top Hollywood talent.--4/25/2013 11:03:08 PM--
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April 25th, 2013

Last Updated 1760 days, 9 hours, 23 minutes ago

Sony Doubles Annual Earnings Projections Due To Weaker Yen
Thanks to the declining Japanese currency and some asset sales, Sony has doubled their annual earnings forecast. Wonder what impact the PS4 will have...?--4/25/2013 11:47:33 AM--
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Sony Talks Dual Shock 4 In New Video
A new video released today shows off the new controller in all its next-gen glory. Sony talks about all the fresh features, which enhance the experience.--4/25/2013 11:31:19 AM--
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Skyrim Legendary Edition Confirmed, Will Launch On June 4
This special edition will boast all three of the DLC packs and will let you level up your skills "infinitely." For $60, you can play for a VERY long time.--4/25/2013 11:18:20 AM--
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Should Changing Franchises Be Split Up?
Should games in certain franchises be split up for both new and old gameplay fans alike? Come in, explore the idea and vote in the poll.--4/24/2013 10:38:28 PM--
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Any Room On The Next-Gen Hype Train For Two New Systems?
As Microsoft prepares to reveal the new Xbox next month, we have to wonder: Is there room on this hype train for TWO new consoles? Maybe not...--4/24/2013 9:59:37 PM--
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Spec Ops Developer Moving On, Time To Try "Something Different"
Yager has been making Spec Ops for five years, but now they believe it's time to attempt a new IP. With the new generation coming up, the timing is right.--4/24/2013 9:58:26 PM--
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Capcom Clarifies: Canceled Projects Had Been Unannounced
When the publisher announced "special losses," they also revealed that some games would have to be canceled. Thankfully, we didn't know those projects.--4/24/2013 9:56:53 PM--
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Ubisoft "Very Pleased" With Both Next-Generation Consoles
Without going into specifics, Ubisoft has said they're satisfied with both new systems on the horizon, as they offer fresh ways of approaching innovation.--4/24/2013 9:54:17 PM--
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Barry Sanders To Grace The Cover Of Madden NFL 25
The new school vs. old school battle was close but in the end, the legendary Detroit running back earned the right to be Madden's 25th anniversary athlete.--4/24/2013 9:55:48 PM--
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April 24th, 2013

Last Updated 1761 days, 8 hours, 16 minutes ago

Sony: PS4's "Familiarity" Results In Best Launch Lineup Ever
Thanks to the new system's accessibility, Sony says the PlayStation 4 will debut with the strongest lineup of launch software in the brand's history.--4/24/2013 12:54:58 PM--
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Cat Out Of The Bag? Call Of Duty: Ghosts Box Art Found
The new Call of Duty has yet to be officially announced, but a UK retailer may have just outed the 2013 effort. There's box art for Call of Duty: Ghosts.--4/24/2013 11:45:36 AM--
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Sony Files For The Order: 1886 Trademark
It's an odd title but it might be a new IP for the PS4 or Vita. Is the project currently in development at one of Sony's internal studios? Like Guerrilla Games?--4/24/2013 11:23:30 AM--
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Heavenly Sword CG Movie Confirmed, Won't See Theaters
The same team that's working on the Ratchet & Clank movie is also prepping a CG film based on Heavenly Sword. It just won't get a theatrical release.--4/24/2013 11:33:53 AM--
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Dead Island: Riptide Review: A Gory, Bloody, Boring Rehash
Yeah, it's gory and bloody and ugly. And if you were a hardcore fan of the first game, you might enjoy the second. Or you might fall asleep playing it.--4/23/2013 10:51:35 PM--
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Nordic Games: We Won't Bring You A "Sh**** Darksiders Sequel"
We won't be getting a new Darksiders this year, but that's because the IP's new owner doesn't believe in producing a craptastic sequel. Good to hear.--4/23/2013 10:50:22 PM--
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Dragon's Crown Secures Official Date
The side-scrolling fantasy brawler with misshapen characters looks like it'll be boatloads of fun. Get ready to relive the good ol' days in August!--4/23/2013 10:48:14 PM--
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Rumor: Arkham Origins Multiplayer Pits Good vs. Evil
Once again, a game that absolutely doesn't need multiplayer might be offering just such a feature. Still, it could be cool to play as all those villains...--4/23/2013 10:49:10 PM--
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Former Activision PR Manager Stole $29K From Black Ops Budget
Can you believe that her defense said she stole the money because the "glamorous" world of PR was just too enticing? ...this is Public Relations, right?--4/23/2013 10:46:11 PM--
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April 23rd, 2013

Last Updated 1762 days, 10 hours, 13 minutes ago

Bulletstorm 2's Craziness Would've Been "Through The Roof"
If People Can Fly hadn't been ordered to work on the new Gears (and if Bulletstorm sales had been higher), a "more insane" sequel would've happened.--4/23/2013 10:57:01 AM--
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Raymond: Splinter Cell's Complexity Stymies Sales Potential
Ubisoft boss Jade Raymond says that Splinter Cell is a "thinking man's game," which is why it hasn't enjoyed the same success as Assassin's Creed or Far Cry.--4/23/2013 10:44:42 AM--
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Ratchet & Clank Movie In The Works
Well, it's about time. An animated Ratchet & Clank movie could be great and even though we have to wait until 2015, at least we know it's coming.--4/23/2013 10:31:50 AM--
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All Right, I Give: We Really Need The Next-Generation Consoles
With lagging sales and developers who don't seem 100% committed to delivering quality, it now seems that the new generation of hardware is essential.--4/22/2013 10:08:02 PM--
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GTAV's "12 Goals Of Epsilonism" Video Officially Freaks Us Out
Rockstar's new promotional video for Grand Theft Auto V puts a fictional cult on display, and now we're all weirded out. Maybe it'll make sense later.--4/22/2013 10:06:47 PM--
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Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection A Must For The Hardcore
This is one HELL of a compilation for the die-hard fan. We don't know how much it ll cost yet, but we guarantee the MGS lovers are gonna have to buy it.--4/22/2013 10:04:43 PM--
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Share Button On Dual Shock 4 Pitched By Sony Santa Monica
The Share button is a great new feature for the Dual Shock 4, and it was originally suggested by the creative director at Sony Santa Monica. Congrats!--4/22/2013 10:05:47 PM--
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Nordic Games Snags Darksiders, Red Faction And MX vs. ATV
It was an IP windfall for Nordic Games, as they grabbed several major franchises that once called THQ home. Bring on a new Darksiders!--4/22/2013 10:03:11 PM--
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April 22nd, 2013

Last Updated 1763 days, 7 hours, 32 minutes ago

Quantic Dream: It's Important That Games Are Recognized As Art
The Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two souls developer believes all games are a form of cultural expression, and that they deserve to be labeled as "art."--4/22/2013 1:38:51 PM--
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Avalanche: Why Bother With Story In Big-Budget AAA Games?
While it's certainly true that a great many love open-world games that don't put an emphasis on story, can we say story-driven big-budget titles are dying?--4/22/2013 11:24:41 AM--
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Evidence Indicates GT6 Launches On PS3 In Late November
An Italian retailer has listed Gran Turismo 6 for the PS3 with a release date of November 29. Might a PS4 version launch around the same time...?--4/22/2013 11:48:59 AM--
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Schilling Speaks Out Against Accusations And Says: "100% Baseless"
The 38 Studios founder says all allegations made against him and his failed company have no merit, despite the state of Rhode Island's massive lawsuit.--4/22/2013 11:34:17 AM--
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Maybe The "Old" Survival/Horror Is Dead
These days, gaming is big business. This means that any big-budget production must cater to the mainstream audience, which means...well...--4/21/2013 10:32:35 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Forget The PS4 Frills, Games Matter Most
Our latest poll results prove that games are still by far the most crucial part of any new console. This week, how important is the PS4's aesthetic appeal...?--4/21/2013 10:31:33 PM--
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Watch Dogs On PS4: Overall, A More Realistic Experience
Obviously, the PS4 version of Ubisoft's anticipated Watch Dogs will look better than its PS3 counterpart. But that's not the only improvement to expect.--4/21/2013 10:29:29 PM--
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Bioshock Infinite Sells 878,000, 4.5 Million Expected In First Year
According to one analyst, the excellent new Bioshock sold "a few hundred thousand" more copies than Take-Two anticipated, and the future is bright.--4/21/2013 10:28:07 PM--
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Amazon's Weekly Deals: Dishonored, Asura's Wrath, NBA 2K13
If you need to play catch-up, check out this week's sales at Amazon. You can get Dishonored for 50% off, NBA 2K13 is 33% off, and Asura's Wrath is 65% off!--4/21/2013 10:26:44 PM--
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April 21st, 2013

Last Updated 1764 days, 22 hours, 48 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 21
The man who created Resident Evil can indeed resurrect the survival/horror genre with The Evil Within, Square Enix continues to amuse (or annoy), and Bioshock Infinite is just too good to end.--4/20/2013 10:22:34 PM--
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April 20th, 2013

Last Updated 1765 days, 9 hours, 59 minutes ago

Sony To Unveil PS4 Design At Private Event Before E3?
Rumors hint at a May unveiling of the new PlayStation console, which would be sensible if Microsoft announces their new console within the next month.--4/20/2013 11:11:41 AM--
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Ride To Hell: Retribution Trailer: Guns, Ladies, Broken Jaws
If you love the idea of being a rough riding biker with a lust for blood and women, you're gonna have to try this one. And it's only the first of three...--4/20/2013 10:56:48 AM--
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Editorial: Tomb Raider And Uncharted: A Debt Repaid
It's not about developers "ripping off" ideas from one another. Rather, it's about influence and inspiration, as quality titles can beget other quality titles.--4/20/2013 12:20:25 AM--
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Editorial: Bioshock Infinite's Chances Of Landing GotY?
It's easily the best game of 2013 so far, but does it have the staying power? Can it withstand a deluge of potential masterpieces for the rest of the year?--4/19/2013 10:22:40 PM--
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Bidding Closes For Remaining THQ IPs
The bankruptcy auction for the now-defunct publisher is over. We don't know who got what, but here's hoping some promising IPs will get new life soon.--4/19/2013 10:20:59 PM--
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Quantic Dream: Heavy Rain Proves That Innovation Can Sell
Who says originality doesn't sell? If it's done extremely well, it can succeed in terms of financial results; Heavy Rain apparently grossed $100 million.--4/19/2013 10:20:03 PM--
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April 19th, 2013

Last Updated 1766 days, 9 hours, 37 minutes ago

Bethesda Teams Up With Shinji Mikami, Readies The Evil Within
Those teaser videos had nothing to do with a new Fallout or Elder Scrolls. Instead, they were referring to a new survival horror game from Mikami!--4/19/2013 11:33:08 AM--
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Rumor: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition Coming
This edition apparently features all three expansion packs and it'll be available in June. If you never had the pleasure, you gotta pick this up.--4/19/2013 11:50:23 AM--
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Jak And Daxter Collection Vita-Bound
Last year's fantastic collection is coming to Sony's new portable, complete with Trophies, touchscreen control, and "authentically reproduced graphics."--4/19/2013 11:41:53 AM--
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Will Your Digital Spending Increase In The Next Generation?
It's obvious that the industry is heading the digital route, but if you're a veteran gamer, do you see your purchasing habits changing any time soon...?--4/18/2013 11:22:19 PM--
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Preview: Totally Rad, Tubular, And Bitchin'
Pick your favorite 80s term and apply it to the new Blood Dragon, which is just dripping with campy B-movie, 80s cartoon panache. Gotta love it!--4/18/2013 11:07:20 PM--
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Take-Two To Announce XCOM's Fate, Next-Gen Port Of GTAV?
The publisher has set a date for an investor call, during which we'll hear about the company's fiscal year results. But other news may drop, too...--4/18/2013 11:06:16 PM--
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Sony: PS4 Is Not The PS3's "Successor"
If you've been calling the PlayStation 4 a "successor" to the PS3, Sony says that's not quite right. Instead, it's just another "addition to the PS family."--4/18/2013 10:55:48 PM--
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March NPD: Bioshock Infinite Tops, US Sales Fall 10%
The industry fell another 10% in March but there are highlights, such as Take-Two's achievement and software sales rising for the first time since 2011.--4/18/2013 10:43:39 PM--
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April 18th, 2013

Last Updated 1767 days, 8 hours, 10 minutes ago

Kojima May Be Hinting At A Metal Gear Solid: Legacy Collection
Series creator Hideo Kojima has Tweeted an interesting image today, and it sort of implies that another MGS compilation is headed our way.--4/18/2013 1:00:39 PM--
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Whore Of The Orient On Hold As Team Bondi Needs A Publisher
Initially, Team Bondi had Warner Bros. lined up to publish Whore of the Orient, but now WB has backed out. This has resulted in layoffs and a project hold.--4/18/2013 11:38:25 AM--
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Capcom Cites "Excessive Outsourcing" For Upcoming Losses
The publisher says we should expect "special losses" and among the reasons for that downturn is their tendency to outsource projects. Interesting, no?--4/18/2013 11:26:33 AM--
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Saints Row Producer: Everyone Loves Our Juvenile Tone
Volition says the adolescent nature of the franchise has been a key to success, which is why they're continuing that trend with Saints Row IV.--4/18/2013 11:14:00 AM--
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Is A Religious Act In Video Games Even An "Act" At All?
After all that Bioshock Infinite ruckus concerning an offended Christian gamer, we just have to ask- Is anything in a video game an "act?" It's...not real.--4/17/2013 10:08:16 PM--
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Platinum Games Seeks "Secret Sauce" For Sales Success
The Bayonetta and Vanquish developer talk about increasing their sales on a global level, which will involve just the right blending of East and West...--4/17/2013 10:03:41 PM--
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EA Outlines Game-Changing Innovations Featured In FIFA 14
This year's FIFA iteration will boast all sorts of improvements, all of which should satisfy the hardcore soccer fan. More realism and authenticity!--4/17/2013 10:07:14 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto PSN Sale: Catch Up On Historic Goodness
As part of the ongoing Spring Fever 2013 sale, all the GTA titles on the Network are currently discounted. If you're a Plus member, you get 50% off!--4/17/2013 10:06:18 PM--
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Soul Calibur V Goes Digital On April 23
It was one of the most entertaining experiences of 2012 and it will arrive in downloadable form next week. Give it a try if you missed out last year.--4/17/2013 10:04:54 PM--
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Madden 25 Cover Vote Features An Epic New Vs. Old Clash
This year's Madden effort celebrates a quarter-century of video game football, and it's fitting that two running backs are in the cover athlete finals.--4/17/2013 10:02:46 PM--
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April 17th, 2013

Last Updated 1768 days, 7 hours, 47 minutes ago

Bethesda Mystery Continues, Second Teaser Released
A second teaser video has arrived, and everyone is trying to guess what Bethesda's currently unannounced project might be... Any bright ideas?--4/17/2013 1:23:40 PM--
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Analyst: Only GTAV Will Halt The Gaming Industry's Tailspin
The NPD results for March are just around the corner, and they won't be pretty. One analyst says that trend will continue until Grand Theft Auto V hits.--4/17/2013 11:44:41 AM--
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FF Versus XIII "Information Ban" Will Be Lifted Soon, Supposedly
Director Tetsuya Nomura says the company has finally decided on a date when the "ban" on talking about Final Fantasy Versus XIII will be lifted.--4/17/2013 11:33:36 AM--
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US Retailer Lists Gran Turismo 6 For PS3
Newegg originally had GT6 listed for the PS3 with a release date of November 28, 2013. The question now is whether or not GT6 will be "cross generation."--4/17/2013 11:23:06 AM--
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Editorial: 5 Things That Just Didn't Work This Generation
We take a look at five ideas from this generation that simply didn't pan out. From Final Fantasy to motion sensing, we'd like to leave these mistakes behind.--4/16/2013 11:11:53 PM--
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Some Hands-On Time With Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials Pack
We check out the Dunwall City Trials pack for Dishonored, which contains at least 4-5 hours of extra gameplay. Time to add to the best game of 2012!--4/17/2013 12:23:10 AM--
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If There's One Franchise You Believe You Could Fix, Which Is It?
Your favorite franchise has gone down the tubes, and you're absolutely positively convinced that if the developers asked, you could help them a LOT.--4/16/2013 11:25:05 PM--
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Spartacus Legends Preview: Bloody Death Awaits You, Gladiator
This free-to-play title is linked to the popular Starz TV series, "Spartacus." So if you ever wanted to feel the thrill of the Arena, here's your chance.--4/16/2013 10:45:38 PM--
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Analyst: God Of War: Ascension Had A Disappointing Showing
While God of War III sold 1.1 million copies in its first month, Ascension apparently only managed a little more than 1/3 of that total. That's unfortunate.--4/16/2013 10:44:17 PM--
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NJ SAFE Task Force Calls For Game Regulation, More Education
The New Jersey SAFE Task Force has recommended several courses of action to better protect children from violent video games. And it makes sense.--4/16/2013 10:26:32 PM--
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Bethesda Teases Their Latest Project, Says It Isn't Fallout 4
They're playing the teasing game and everyone has already started guessing. Bethesda has ruled out Fallout 4, though, so don't get too excited.--4/16/2013 10:34:57 PM--
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April 16th, 2013

Last Updated 1769 days, 10 hours, 18 minutes ago

Thief Dev: Without The Fun Factor, Who Cares About Graphics?
Eidos Montreal has called for other developers to use the power of next-gen systems to enhance the gameplay. Fun factor outstrips pretty visuals.--4/16/2013 10:52:26 AM--
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Will Prince Of Persia Return, Courtesy Of Climax Studios?
New screenshots (that have since disappeared) for what appear to be a fresh Prince of Persia adventure make us happy. This is a series that needs to return!--4/16/2013 10:37:06 AM--
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Sony Hints At Agreeable PS4 Price
An executive has said the PS4's price tag will appeal to gamers "in the broadest sense," and he added that we could draw our own conclusions from that...--4/16/2013 10:25:16 AM--
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Thatgamecompany Must Be Under Tremendous Pressure
After you produce something like Journey, what's next? How can you possibly hope to top that enormous achievement? Oh, the stress...--4/15/2013 10:21:36 PM--
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Defiance Review: An Encouraging Foundation For The Future
All MMOs get better over time so we're really only evaluating the starting point for the newly released Defiance. That starting point is decent, though.--4/15/2013 10:16:51 PM--
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Jaffe Defends Gaming As A Business, We Stand Up And Applaud
It's about time someone said it. And thankfully, it's legendary game maker David Jaffe, who reminds us all that not all publishers are evil dream killers.--4/15/2013 10:15:12 PM--
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NHL 14 Dated, To Boast Several New "Breakthrough Features"
This year's NHL entry won't be just another roster update; it's going to include plenty of awesome new features designed to increase realism and appeal.--4/15/2013 10:13:54 PM--
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Rumor: Battlefield 4 To Include The Long Lost Commander Mode
According to promotional material found at GameStop, it seems the new Battlefield will feature the return of Commander Mode, last seen in 2006.--4/15/2013 10:12:59 PM--
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April 15th, 2013

Last Updated 1770 days, 7 hours, 30 minutes ago

Castle Of Illusion HD Confirmed For PSN
Yep, Mickey Mouse is coming back in this remake of a Genesis classic. The cool part is that they're tossing in elements they couldn't include back in 1990.--4/15/2013 1:40:05 PM--
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Bethesda Focusing On New Project, Will Still Support Skyrim
They'll be "moving on" to their new major project, but they'll "never truly say goodbye" to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. So up next is Elder Scrolls VI...?--4/15/2013 11:53:51 AM--
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Long-Awaited XCOM Shooter Undergoing Major Changes?
Remember that XCOM reboot that we saw several years ago? It didn't really impress anyone at the time, and now the title could be VERY different...--4/15/2013 11:35:24 AM--
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PlayStation All-Stars Dev Not Closing, Working On New IP
After splitting from Sony and suffering a significant downsizing, it was rumored that Superbot Entertainment was closing. But that really isn't true.--4/15/2013 11:23:22 AM--
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What Percentage Of PS4 Hype Is Due To Generation Fatigue?
Everyone seems to be psyched for the PlayStation 4, but is a lot of that excitement simply due to the fact that this generation is of a historic length?--4/14/2013 10:11:26 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Sony Fans Would Hate An "Always-On" PS4
Most PlayStation followers aren't interested in the idea of an "always-connected" system and this week, we want to know: What tops your PS4 priority list?--4/14/2013 10:10:06 PM--
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Kojima Doesn't Want To Limit His Vision
It's true that Hideo Kojima's masterpieces should be enjoyed by as many people as possible. Still, long-time PlayStation fans are a tad melancholy.--4/14/2013 10:08:35 PM--
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Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Vid: Death Is Coming For You
The updated version of last year's compelling RPG is coming next week, and you'll have a shot at defeating Death. It'll be tough but...well, it's Death.--4/14/2013 10:07:22 PM--
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You Might See Movies Based On Saints Row And Metro
One of Koch Media's "long-time strategic goals" is to introduce all their franchises to the big screen at some point. A Saints Row movie? ...that's scary.--4/14/2013 10:05:02 PM--
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April 14th, 2013

Last Updated 1771 days, 22 hours, 36 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 14
Crytek's long-standing obsession with graphics is based on a false assumption, two franchises may be dead forever, and I keep trying to savor Bioshock.--4/13/2013 10:34:01 PM--
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April 13th, 2013

Last Updated 1772 days, 9 hours, 34 minutes ago

Duke Nukem Forever Among The Worst Games Of 2012 In Japan
Four titles have been nominated for Japan's "Sh** Game of the Year 2012" and Duke Nukem Forever is on the list. It's too bad, but that's accurate.--4/13/2013 11:36:40 AM--
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Dragon's Crown Sorceress In Danger Of A Wardrobe Malfunction
Just...wow. The worst part is that those who select the Sorceress for the sake of ogling won't do very well, as they'll keep forgetting about the enemies.--4/13/2013 11:23:35 AM--
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Sony Phones To Support Dual Shock 3
Sony Mobile is about to introduce native support for the DUALSHOCK 3 PlayStation 3 controller in their Android phones.--4/13/2013 3:06:59 PM--
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Hey Sony, Reboot The Legaia Series
This franchise doesn't come up often enough during reboot discussions. As many long-time RPG fans will tell you, the Legaia titles were just awesome.--4/12/2013 10:08:26 PM--
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BioWare Waiting To "Blow Everyone Away" With Inquisition
Fans have been complaining about a lack of information for Dragon Age III, but BioWare says to be patient; they're not "afraid" of releasing details.--4/12/2013 10:05:02 PM--
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Criterion On NFS Underground Reboot Rumor: "Totally Fake"
A supposedly leaked logo indicated that Criterion was working on a reboot of Need for Speed: Underground, but the developer has shot down that rumor.--4/12/2013 10:04:02 PM--
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Red Faction Remains Up For Grabs, And Rightfully So?
Since THQ went under, nobody has snapped up the Red Faction IP. But after Volition said they lost a bunch of money, does anyone really want it?--4/12/2013 10:06:24 PM--
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April 12th, 2013

Last Updated 1773 days, 9 hours, 12 minutes ago

Defiance Devs Apologize For Issues, Offer One-Week Boosts
If you've been playing the newly released Defiance this week, you've probably noticed a bunch of problems. Well, the devs are trying to make good.--4/12/2013 11:58:45 AM--
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From Software Reveals That Dark Souls Continues To Sell
The developer has just revealed that Dark Souls has sold 2.3 million units worldwide, which means it sold 1.1 million in the past year alone.--4/12/2013 11:44:20 AM--
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Crytek CEO: "Graphics Drive Gameplay"
It's certainly not true to say that "graphics don't matter," but Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli is taking things a step further, saying graphics are most important.--4/12/2013 11:35:41 AM--
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Gaming's Future: Will We Ever Totally Abandon Buttons?
Is there a chance that the "old-fashioned" button will eventually go the way of the dodo? Will gamers of the future be pressing any buttons at all...?--4/11/2013 10:32:18 PM--
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Tearaway Preview: Media Molecule's Imagination Runs Amok
They made LittleBigPlanet, which means their creativity and innovation capability is through the roof. Further proof of that will be the Vita's Tearaway.--4/11/2013 10:20:53 PM--
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Dear Senator Feinstein: So, Gamers Can't Distinguish Reality?
Did you know that there's a difference between video games and real life? Did you know that violent games are simulators for potential murderers? Yeah.--4/11/2013 10:19:43 PM--
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Sega Seems Ready To Deliver A Castle Of Illusion Remake
A new teaser trailer appears to confirm the upcoming re-imagining of another Sega classic. This one is Castle of Illusion, starring the iconic Mickey Mouse.--4/11/2013 10:18:17 PM--
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EA Layoffs The Result Of A Streamlining Operations Effort
The publisher wants to be in a better position when the new gaming consoles hit store shelves, and they also want to focus on mobile efforts, too.--4/11/2013 10:17:16 PM--
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April 11th, 2013

Last Updated 1774 days, 8 hours, 14 minutes ago

Tales Of Xillia Collector's Edition Dated For North America
The hardcore JRPG followers will have to seriously consider nabbing this special edition, which is coming stateside in August. Gotta love the Tales series!--4/11/2013 12:56:39 PM--
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Ubisoft, VectorCell Plan To Revive The 90s Classic, Flashback
A cyberpunk classic is going to receive a modern update. Flashback was one of those games that's difficult to forget, and now it's coming back!--4/11/2013 11:38:12 AM--
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Revealed, 80s Awesomeness Dated
This blend of old-fashioned cartoon cut-scenes and slick futuristic action looks like fun! The cheesed-out dialogue is guaranteed to make you laugh.--4/11/2013 11:23:28 AM--
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BioWare Wants Feedback On The Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer
If you played a lot of Mass Effect 3 online, BioWare wants to hear from you. Specifically, they're looking for feedback on all the Firebase maps.--4/11/2013 11:10:28 AM--
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The Next Generation And The Rise Of The Girl Gamer
As the gaming industry continues forward, more and more females are getting involved with interactive entertainment. More girl gamers are a-comin'!--4/10/2013 9:05:57 PM--
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What's The Last Game You Played That Actually Felt Addictive?
The term "addictive" is a dangerous one, but we're merely talking about the games that kept you coming back for more, again and again. Time disappears!--4/10/2013 10:10:28 PM--
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AMD Chief Architect: "The PlayStation 4 Blew Me Away"
Yeah, Sony went with AMD so of course AMD may have kind words for the PS4. But don't forget that AMD has their parts in a lot of electronic platforms...--4/10/2013 9:59:14 PM--
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Quantic Dream Fiddling With Multiplayer?
These guys just don't do multiplayer. It ain't right. But that may change in the future, as Quantic Dream is now seeking a lead online programmer.--4/10/2013 9:45:51 PM--
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Bethesda: Day-One DLC Complaints Are Mostly Unfounded
You can whine about day-one downloadable content all you want. You can side with corporate conspiracy theories, or you can accept the truth of the matter.--4/10/2013 9:35:30 PM--
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Rumor: Resident Evil: Revelations Gets A DLC Season Pass
If a Steam product listing is to be believed, the upcoming console and PC version of Revelations will offer a Season Pass that gives you four expansions.--4/10/2013 9:26:47 PM--
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April 10th, 2013

Last Updated 1775 days, 9 hours, 18 minutes ago

Ni no Kuni Developer May Reveal Their New PS4 Project "Soon"
Level-5 is working on a PS4 game and we might see it soon... Yeah, that's right. It probably won't be Ni no Kuni 2 but the fans are hoping for a JRPG...--4/10/2013 11:52:36 AM--
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Tearaway Coming To Vita In October
It's one of the most anticipated exclusives for the Vita in 2013, and it now has a release date. Media Molecule is making it, so aren't you excited?--4/10/2013 11:43:48 AM--
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Sony On PS4 Reveal: There's A Reason We Showed Knack First
While it's certainly true that action games and shooters are typically the most popular, Sony wanted to prove that the PS4 will maintain variety.--4/10/2013 11:34:14 AM--
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PS4 Opts For x86 Over The Cell - Does It Matter, Should We Care?
Sony's new console is using x86 architecture rather than the more complicated Cell found in the PS3. Some don't like this, but is it really a bad thing?--4/9/2013 10:35:54 PM--
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Dead or Alive 5 Plus Review: Going Handheld Agrees With Hotties
An even better version of last year's popular Dead or Alive 5 is now available, and it's only on the PlayStation Vita. That's right, portable DoA goodness!--4/9/2013 10:28:19 PM--
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New Batman Arkham Titles Confirmed
Not one but TWO new Batman Arkham entries have been announced: One is console and PC-bound and the other coming to the Vita and 3DS. Can't wait!--4/9/2013 10:02:04 PM--
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Capcom Was Going To Turn Mega Man Into A First-Person Shooter
Yes, really. The game actually "showed promise," apparently, and the developers had an early build up and running. Capcom saw it as a gamble, though.--4/9/2013 10:18:19 PM--
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EA Wins "Worst Company In America" Title For Another Year
Yeah, Electronic Arts is once again The Consumerist's "Worst Company in America." So now EA gets to take home the "Golden Poo" award again...um...congrats?--4/9/2013 10:10:02 PM--
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Lost Planet 3 Pushed Back Again
Capcom didn't give a reason but all we know is that Lost Planet 3 has been delayed again. Now it's back at the end of August...what's going on here?--4/9/2013 10:26:54 PM--
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April 9th, 2013

Last Updated 1776 days, 10 hours, 25 minutes ago

Naughty Dog Wanted Female Testers For The Last Of Us
When a research firm had no intention of getting female focus testers for Naughty Dog's newest game, the developer had to push to get women involved.--4/9/2013 10:45:33 AM--
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"A Voice From The Heavens" Told Wada It Was Time To Go
Former Square Enix president Yoichi Wada has revealed that the "extraordinary losses" suffered by his company was like "a voice from the heavens."--4/9/2013 10:34:04 AM--
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PSN Spring Fever Sale Shows Sony's Support Of Indie Titles
Sony is showing its continued support of indie games in this year's Spring Fever sale at the PlayStation Store. The featured titles include Cross Buy, too!--4/9/2013 10:23:10 AM--
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So, Who's Keeping Their PS3?
The PlayStation 4 won't be backwards compatible, so will you keep your PS3 hooked up after purchasing the new console? Or is it going in the closet?--4/8/2013 10:51:29 PM--
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Payday 2 Preview: The Bad Boys Are Comin' Back To Play
Sequels are always supposed to be "bigger and better," and that's exactly what we should get with Payday 2. And you gotta love those very cool classes!--4/8/2013 10:42:16 PM--
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Guerrilla Games On PS4: "Everything's Balanced Out"
The Killzone: Shadow Fall developer says Sony has found a way to avoid "performance bottlenecks" with their new console, and everything is "balanced out."--4/8/2013 10:41:12 PM--
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Activision Gives $3.7 Million To Call Of Duty Endowment Fund
The publisher has donated $2 million of its own money, along with $1.7 million generated by the sale of limited edition dog tags. Good for the vets!--4/8/2013 10:24:14 PM--
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Insomniac Says "No" To Online Pass And Microtransactions For Fuse
Lots of games boast either the online pass or microtransactions these days (some have both), but Insomniac's new title will be free of both. Nice!--4/8/2013 10:32:02 PM--
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April 8th, 2013

Last Updated 1777 days, 7 hours, 34 minutes ago

Battlefield 4 Poll Shows Little Interest In Single-Player Campaign
If you didn't already know, most people only play shooters for the multiplayer. At this point, you would think devs wouldn't even bother with campaigns.--4/8/2013 1:36:17 PM--
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Sony: Nixing Backwards Compatibility For PS4 A Tough Decision
Company execs said they thought "long and hard" about dropping backwards compatibility for the PS4. Ultimately, they wanted ease of development.--4/8/2013 11:46:39 AM--
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon: A Kick-Ass 80s VHS Vision Of The Future
Totally rad. It seems the oft-rumored Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon will be "THE Kick-Ass Cyber Shooter" set in an 80s-themed world with Michael Biehn.--4/8/2013 11:33:26 AM--
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Third-Party Devs Surprised By PS4's 8GB Of RAM Announcement
Originally, Sony gave third-party developers PS4 devkits that only had 4GB of memory. It wasn't until the unveiling that those devs got the truth...--4/8/2013 11:22:11 AM--
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Will Your Gaming Habits Change In The Next Generation?
You don't have the same preferences and opinions forever. Times goes on, things change, the industry fluctuates, and you're left to reevaluate...--4/7/2013 10:12:24 PM--
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PSXE User Review Contest: Time To Give Away Another Prize
The PSXE community has selected a new winner in our ongoing So You Think You Can Review Video Games user review contest. We say congrats!--4/7/2013 10:11:01 PM--
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Suda51, GungHo Japan Tease Highly Unique New IP
It's a new mystery project from iconic developer Suda51, and it could be extremely inventive. Well, it should be; this guy always has good ideas!--4/7/2013 10:06:15 PM--
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Fatal Frame Haunts PSN This Week
It's one of the scariest and most effective horror games of all time, and it's heading to the PlayStation network as a PS2 Classic. Prepare yourself!--4/7/2013 10:09:50 PM--
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Harmonix Shuts Down Servers Due To Apparent Attack
Due to a security breach, Harmonix was forced to shut down their sites over the weekend. Hopefully, it wasn't a big deal and everyone's identity is safe.--4/7/2013 10:08:25 PM--
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April 7th, 2013

Last Updated 1778 days, 22 hours, 4 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: April 7
The "cross-generation" games can really give consumers fits, Eidos Montreal understands that single-player is NOT dead, and new faces at PSXE!--4/6/2013 11:06:46 PM--
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DUST 514 Hands-On Preview: Good Concept, Mediocre Execution
The latest from CCP Games is essentially an MMOFPS and it's currently in the beta testing phase. But unfortunately, it seems like it has a ways to go.--4/6/2013 10:39:54 PM--
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Bioshock Infinite's Columbia Impresses As Minecraft Creation
More love for Bioshock Infinite. Take a tour through the city of Columbia re-imagined inside Minecraft.--4/6/2013 10:36:38 PM--
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April 6th, 2013

Last Updated 1779 days, 9 hours, 9 minutes ago

Ninja Theory Teases New Project
Most probably say they want Heavenly Sword 2, but we might have to finally lay that hope to rest. What else might Ninja Theory be working on? A PS4 game?--4/6/2013 12:01:13 PM--
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Fast & Furious: Showdown Speeds Into Action Next Month
With a new Fast & Furious movie coming to theaters at the end of May, Activision is celebrating with a new game. And you know, it actually has some promise.--4/6/2013 11:32:35 AM--
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Okay, One Last Time, Politicians: Some Games Aren't For Kids
Is there any particular reason why politicians enjoy humiliating themselves on a daily basis? Has ANYONE figured out that violent games AREN'T FOR KIDS?--4/5/2013 10:15:56 PM--
1779 days, 22 hours, 55 minutes old - 22 comments

No New Tales Titles In The Works For Either PS4 Or Wii U
If you were expecting a new Tales Of JRPG for either the PS4 or Wii U, you're gonna be disappointed. Still, never say never...just hold out hope!--4/5/2013 10:25:59 PM--
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EA's Moore: "We Owe Gamers Better Performance Than This"
Peter Moore believes his company can do better. He says that while some complaints about EA are grossly inaccurate, others are perfectly legitimate.--4/5/2013 9:59:04 PM--
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Hand-Drawn Art For Time and Eternity Took 3 Years
An ambitious art project is revealed when taking a look at the animation in this upcoming JRPG.--4/5/2013 5:18:23 PM--
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April 5th, 2013

Last Updated 1780 days, 7 hours, 21 minutes ago

God of War: Ascension Update 1.04 Adds Tweaks, Elite Levels
A new update for the recently released God of War entry adds several new features and fixes some problems. They've also increased the Elite Level cap.--4/5/2013 1:49:11 PM--
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Don't Worry Levine, The Gender Gap Will Diminish With Time
Irrational Games founder and Bioshock creator Ken Levine says the gender gap in the industry is "terrible," but we say there's an obvious reason.--4/5/2013 11:37:11 AM--
1780 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes old - 12 comments

Dragon's Crown Gameplay Vid Features The Fighter Laying Waste
Those who remember the golden age of arcade-style side-scrolling brawlers might just love Dragon's Crown. Here's a closer look at one of the characters.--4/5/2013 11:49:21 AM--
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Indie Games May Be The Push Sony Needs In The Next Gen War
As big budget titles become an increasingly expensive endeavor, Sony is looking towards the indie dev scene for original, and low risk, content.--4/5/2013 1:24:58 AM--
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Will The Vita Benefit From The PS4?
Sales for Sony's new portable haven't been too hot lately, but will the arrival of the PlayStation 4 spur Vita sales? Will consumers want that great combo?--4/5/2013 12:15:31 AM--
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Dynasty Warriors 8 Preview: More Characters, Modes And Freedom
The new Dynasty Warriors will come stateside this summer, and fans can look forward to a huge roster of characters, mechanical upgrades, and a new mode.--4/4/2013 10:59:31 PM--
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The Witcher 3 Dev Not Comfortable With "Cross-Generation" Games
CD Projekt Red doesn't like the idea of down-scaling a big project so it can be available for current-generation machines. Hence, they're next-gen-only.--4/4/2013 10:38:57 PM--
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Report: 38 Studios Knew The Ship Was Sinking Early On
According to new evidence gleaned from court documents, 38 Studios knew (or should've known) that their funds would run dry before coming to RI.--4/4/2013 10:49:29 PM--
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Black Ops II Uprising DLC Confirmed, Big Acting Talent Included
Activision has tapped four accomplished Hollywood actors for the new Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising expansion. And it's time to reopen Alcatraz!--4/4/2013 10:58:11 PM--
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April 4th, 2013

Last Updated 1781 days, 5 hours, 11 minutes ago

Atelier Totori Joins JRPG Fans On PS Vita
Good news for Vita owners who just so happen to be JRPG fans: An extended version of last year's Atelier Totori is now available for Sony's new portable.--4/4/2013 3:59:50 PM--
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Just Cause Dev: "Maybe We Don't Need 40 First-Person Shooters"
Avalanche Studios believes we may see fewer big-budget titles in the future, but that's okay. Besides, they say it's about quality, not a ton of resources.--4/4/2013 11:42:06 AM--
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Thief Producer: We'll Bring You The Best Single-Player Experience
At least one studio understands that not EVERY game in existence requires online multiplayer. Thief is all about the single-player experience, period.--4/4/2013 11:33:05 AM--
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Deep Silver Announces Ride To Hell Trio For All You 1%ers
If you're a motorcycle fan or specifically, a fan of the underground riding culture (Hell's Angels, for instance), you're gonna love the Ride to Hell world.--4/4/2013 11:18:20 AM--
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What Can We Expect From The PS4 In Terms Of Reliability?
The PlayStation brand has been synonymous with reliability over the past generations, but will we be able to expect the same thing from the PS4?--4/3/2013 10:08:50 PM--
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Review: A Small Step Forward
The first Ghost Warrior was really just abysmal. Thankfully, while the sequel can't really be called "good," it takes a few strides in the right direction.--4/3/2013 10:07:17 PM--
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Inafune: Japanese Developers "Still Don't Really Get It"
While they're obviously trying, Japanese developers just "don't really get it," or so says outspoken legendary designer Keiji Inafune. So, what to do?--4/3/2013 10:03:27 PM--
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Disney Shuts Down LucasArts
One of the iconic names in industry history is no more, as Disney has shuttered LucasArts. Please remember the days of Monkey Island with fondness!--4/3/2013 10:04:37 PM--
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Rumor: Sony Planning Pre-E3 PS4 Announcement Of Some Kind
According to a supposedly reliable source close to Sony, it appears that we'll receive another big PS4 announcement even before E3 rolls around...--4/3/2013 10:02:37 PM--
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Bungie: Halo Influenced By Film, Destiny Inspired By Serial TV
While the popular Halo series was heavily influenced by movies, Bungie's new project draws its inspiration from serial TV like "The Wire" and "Lost."--4/3/2013 10:06:04 PM--
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April 3rd, 2013

Last Updated 1782 days, 9 hours, 18 minutes ago

Doom 4 Development "Not Going Well," RAGE 2 Canceled
id Software is at it again. Or rather, they're not at it enough. They're now working on a "new version" of Doom 4; HOW long has it been in development?--4/3/2013 11:52:16 AM--
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New Square Enix Boss Wants To Remove "What Doesn't Work"
Wada is out and Matsuda is in, and the new president's first role will be to review the entire company and focus on what makes them successful.--4/3/2013 11:39:46 AM--
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Sega Admits Aliens Vids Didn't "Accurately Reflect" Final Content
A Reddit user complained that there were "absurd differences" between the promo trailers for Aliens: Colonial Marines and the end result. He's right.--4/3/2013 11:25:59 AM--
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Give A Hearty Welcome To The New PSX Extreme Contributors
PSX Extreme is about to expand with the help of several great contributors. The PSXE faithful will be familiar with these names, so say howdy-doo!--4/2/2013 11:38:50 PM--
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Epic Games VP Says PS4 Is Kinda Like "The World's Best PC"
While a few PlayStation fans have bemoaned the more PC-like architecture of the PS4, developers like Epic Games boss Mark Rein really love the approach.--4/2/2013 11:47:13 PM--
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Sacred Citadel: Enjoy Great Side-Scrolling Depth On April 16
The prologue to Sacred 3 is a side-scrolling brawler with RPG elements that should appeal to many old-school veterans. This one should be oodles of fun!--4/2/2013 11:25:04 PM--
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GameStop Shares Hit Three-Year High As Next-Gen Looms
As new hardware shines brightly on the horizon, GameStop shares have risen quickly and analysts are saying investors should consider a stock purchase.--4/2/2013 11:02:08 PM--
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Square Enix Releases Tomb Raider 1939 Multiplayer Map Pack
A new piece of downloadable content is available now for one of this year's best games. Grab a couple new multiplayer maps with the 1939 map pack.--4/2/2013 11:09:58 PM--
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April 2nd, 2013

Last Updated 1783 days, 10 hours, 51 minutes ago

GameStop: PS4 Global Launch In 2013, Unsure About Microsoft
The retailer believes the PlayStation 4 will receive a simultaneous worldwide launch this year, but they can't be sure about Microsoft's plans.--4/2/2013 10:19:58 AM--
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Grand Theft Auto V Box Art Revealed
That didn't take long. They're painting a huge mural of the GTAV box art in Manhattan but we've got the official cover before that project is done.--4/2/2013 10:29:59 AM--
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Rumor: New Black Ops II DLC Uprising Hits In A Few Weeks
According to some promotional material spotted by a consumer, the next DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II features four new maps and hits on April 16.--4/2/2013 10:41:47 AM--
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How Much Will Physical Games Be Worth 50 Years From Now?
The digital age is looming large and we're part of a culture that cares not for physical things. So as a result, how valuable will YOUR collection be?--4/1/2013 10:09:28 PM--
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Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Review: Co-op Fans Deserve Better
After The 40th Day, this series was definitely headed in the right direction. But the latest is just generic, monotonous and repetitive. So disappointing.--4/1/2013 10:06:14 PM--
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Hayter: "I Will Miss This Job, And This Character, Very Much"
The voice of Snake, accomplished actor David Hayter, won't be returning in Metal Gear Solid V: Snake Eater. He understands, but he's still a little hurt.--4/1/2013 10:05:11 PM--
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Thief Out Of The Shadows Trailer Leaked
The new Thief is lookin' great! A new leaked trailer gives us a sneak peek at the upcoming reboot from Eidos Montreal, and 2014 can't get here fast enough.--4/1/2013 10:04:14 PM--
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EA: Core Gamers Still Want To Play Games On Big Screens
Everyone is overestimating the demise of console gaming, so says EA boss Peter Moore. He believes avid gamers will always want to play on their HDTVs.--4/1/2013 10:02:51 PM--
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Rockstar: Grand Theft Auto V Box Art Reveal Just Days Away
We should get our first look at the epic GTAV box art this week! They're slowly unveiling the image, and collectors are definitely gonna be interested.--4/1/2013 10:01:25 PM--
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April 1st, 2013

Last Updated 1784 days, 7 hours, 58 minutes ago

ESRB Prematurely Unveils Best Of PlayStation Network Vol. 1
It hasn't been officially announced just yet, but it seems Sony is going to release volumes that contain several PSN games. What do you want to see?--4/1/2013 1:12:32 PM--
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Goes Comically Retro With New Site
We've seen evidence that supports the idea that Blood Dragon is a real project, but it might not be exactly like this...unless it really IS a retro spoof.--4/1/2013 11:29:39 AM--
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Square Enix Celebrates Exactly 10 Years, Big News Coming?
Does anyone else find it odd that Squaresoft and Enix merged exactly ten years ago today...on April Fool's Day? Maybe it's just all one looooong prank!--4/1/2013 11:16:14 AM--
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Temporary EA CEO To Receive A $1.03 Million Salary
Larry Probst has been temporarily promoted to the position of CEO at Electronic Arts after John Riccitiello's resignation. And he'll get paid well.--4/1/2013 10:57:56 AM--
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Are You Impressed By What You've Seen Of PS4 Tech Demos?
We've been treated to several tech demos for Sony's new machine, but are these examples of next-gen graphics impressive? Or are you a little disappointed?--3/31/2013 10:21:24 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Bioshock Infinite Needs More Love, Peeps
A lot of people picked up Bioshock Infinite this week, but not enough of you are interested in our opinion. Now, who wrote the very best amateur review?--3/31/2013 10:20:13 PM--
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Modern Warfare 4 Gameplay Leak: More Dynamic Features?
Supposedly, new information concerning this year's Call of Duty has been leaked, and the details involve gameplay and control. Ready for "Dolphin Dive?"--3/31/2013 10:17:40 PM--
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The Expanded Unreal Engine 4 Elemental Tech Demo For PS4
We got a peek at the UE4-powered Elemental tech demo during the PlayStation Meeting, but here's another two minutes of the intriguing presentation.--3/31/2013 10:19:05 PM--
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Deus Ex: Human Defiance To Be Fully Revealed Today?
It seems we'll hear all about the new Deus Ex later today, if the game's Facebook page is any indication. Will this be a true sequel to Human Revolution?--3/31/2013 10:16:43 PM--
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