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June 30th, 2013

Last Updated 1694 days, 22 hours, 33 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 30
I wonder who stepped up at Square Enix and said FFXV needs to be a true "Final Fantasy," Patrice Désilets is wrong, and Time and Eternity was painful.--6/29/2013 10:38:37 PM--
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June 29th, 2013

Last Updated 1695 days, 11 hours, 53 minutes ago

Instant Game Collection Celebrates One Year Anniversary
It has been one full year of the IGC, and PlayStation Plus subscribers have already enjoyed 64 PS3 and Vita titles. Many more are coming your way!--6/29/2013 9:18:33 AM--
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Editorial: Oh, So Now Microsoft Doesn't Care About Specs?
Hey, remember when Microsoft kept promoting the original Xbox as the "most powerful video game console" in the universe? Yeah, we didn't forget that.--6/28/2013 10:19:47 PM--
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Soul Saga Hits Kickstarter Goal, Coming To PS4 And Vita
With a successful Kickstarter campaign, this ode to old-school PS1 JRPGs is now on its way to both the PlayStation 4 and Vita! Ah, the good ol' days...--6/28/2013 10:17:11 PM--
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Keighley: First Bioshock Infinite DLC Set For Late July
Levine won't give us an estimate, but G4's Geoff Keighley seems to think it'll be available at the end of July. We just want more Bioshock, damnit!--6/28/2013 10:16:15 PM--
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June 28th, 2013

Last Updated 1696 days, 8 hours, 8 minutes ago

Source: Gamers Have Higher Levels Of Emotional Well-Being
A new study reveals that more seniors are gaming than you think and gamers in general are more emotionally satisfied.--6/28/2013 1:03:04 PM--
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Rumor: Sony Announces PS4 Launch Date At Gamescom 2013
We know the PS4 will launch with an attractive $399 price tag, but WHEN will it launch? It seems Sony will unveil that info at Gamescom in late August.--6/28/2013 11:46:03 AM--
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Square Enix: Wada "Has No Authority" In Terms Of Management
Those who wanted to see Wada gone were a little miffed when he became Chairman of the Board. Oh, but don't worry; he doesn't have any real power.--6/28/2013 11:37:51 AM--
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EA Wants Mirror's Edge Sequel To Reach A Larger Audience
The publisher says they always want to expand the fan base of any new franchise, and that's what they'll be trying to do for the new Mirror's Edge.--6/28/2013 11:24:06 AM--
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Will JRPGs Eventually Disappear Entirely?
Given the unfortunate state of the sub-genre these days, is it possible that it won't survive through the next generation? And would that be a bad thing?--6/27/2013 11:36:00 PM--
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Velocity Ultra Preview: Retro Handheld Shooting Goodness
It began as a popular and acclaimed PS Mini, and now it's getting the high-definition remake treatment for the Vita. Old-schoolers will love it!--6/27/2013 11:19:38 PM--
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Ubisoft On Cost Of Next-Gen Consoles: "The Price Is Right"
One of the industry's biggest publishers says the price tags of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are just about right; they're "good deals" for gamers.--6/27/2013 11:01:05 PM--
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What Do MGS Fans Think Of The Story Choices In MGSV?
Hideo Kojima has confirmed that players will make important life-and-death decisions in Metal Gear Solid V, but is that what the fans want? Does it fit?--6/27/2013 11:18:17 PM--
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Seth Rogen Keeps Turning Down Offer To Make Uncharted Film
It seems that Naughty Dog has been asking "Superbad" writing duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to handle the Uncharted film adaptation.--6/27/2013 11:09:10 PM--
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June 27th, 2013

Last Updated 1697 days, 8 hours, 4 minutes ago

Just Add Water Offers To Create The MGS Remake For Kojima
The team responsible for the upcoming Oddworld remake has addressed an open letter to Kojima, requesting the honor of crafting the MGS remake.--6/27/2013 1:07:14 PM--
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Désilets: "Deep Down, Nobody Cares About Not Having CDs"
Oh, he's stepped in it now. The Assassin's Creed creator says that nobody really cares about the disappearance of physical media. Really?--6/27/2013 11:50:06 AM--
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Sony: Keeping PSN Totally Free On PS4 Would've Been "Absurd"
You might not like the fact that you'll have to be a PlayStation Plus member to play PS4 games online, but Sony says it was just plain necessary.--6/27/2013 11:38:23 AM--
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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Call The Shots Trailer Emerges
A new gameplay trailer for The Bureau has arrived, and strategy aficionados should be satisfied with what they see. Action mixed with depth; looks solid.--6/27/2013 11:21:02 AM--
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Keep Pushing Sony, You Haven't Won Yet
Sony and the PlayStation 4 is off to a flying start, but that shouldn't be an excuse to sit back and relax. Keep asserting the PS4's greatness!--6/26/2013 10:14:30 PM--
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Time and Eternity Review: A Sad Example Of The JRPG Decline
This is just depressing. Not only is it bad, it's bad for all the wrong reasons. It's not like they tried and failed; it's as if they didn't try at all.--6/26/2013 10:12:17 PM--
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Sources: The PS4 Originally Included The Eye, Cost $500
It seems Sony had initially intended to include the PlayStation Eye with the PS4, which would've brought the price to $500. But they changed their minds.--6/26/2013 10:04:10 PM--
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Nomura: FFXV "Is A Final Fantasy" Before It's An Action Game
Did you know that Square Enix was going to make Final Fantasy XV an all-out action game? But somehow, they remembered their roots. 'shock'--6/26/2013 10:05:21 PM--
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Former Square Enix CEO Wada Is Now Chairman Of The Board?
We have no idea how this happened. Just when we thought we were free of Wada's reign, we find he's now Chairman of the Board?! You gotta be kidding.--6/26/2013 10:01:46 PM--
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Knack Is A Mix Of God Of War, Katamari And Crash Bandicoot
According to Mark Cerny, there are elements of all three acclaimed franchises in the new PS4 exclusive, Knack. This could be a fantastically charming title!--6/26/2013 10:03:09 PM--
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June 26th, 2013

Last Updated 1698 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes ago

Sony: Microsoft's DRM Mistake Helped Us
The PlayStation 4 is all sorts of appealing on its own, but Sony has admitted that Microsoft's DRM screw-up did assist with their PS4 marketing plan.--6/26/2013 11:38:29 AM--
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Analyst: Battlefield 4 Will Rock The Sales Charts Despite Ghosts
One analyst believes that Battlefield 4 will sell upwards of 14 million units when it releases later this year, even though Call of Duty hits the same time.--6/26/2013 11:26:08 AM--
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Levine On Bioshock Infinite DLC: Don't Worry, It's Coming
Irrational boss Ken Levine has given us a vague progress report on the status of the Bioshock Infinite DLC. But we have to be patient; quality takes time.--6/26/2013 11:15:46 AM--
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You Know, Ashley Johnson Did A Damn Good Job Playing Ellie
Okay, so Ellie looked a little like Ellen Page. That's not the point. The point is that actress Ashley Johnson did a SUPERB job and she deserves props.--6/25/2013 10:49:02 PM--
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Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons Preview: A Touching Adventure
Who says pure adventure games are dead and gone? The latest from Starbreeze is heartfelt, thoughtful and even noble and inspiring. Talk about refreshing!--6/25/2013 10:33:58 PM--
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Will We See A MGS Remake Powered By The Fox Engine?
Hideo Kojima says he wants to produce another Metal Gear Solid remake! It would use the Fox Engine and he's currently seeking an external studio...--6/25/2013 10:12:11 PM--
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Gran Turismo 6 Demo Hits On July 2
A playable demo will be ready and rarin' to go next week! You will also get the chance to qualify for the GT Academy 2013 National Finals. Give it a try.--6/25/2013 10:32:48 PM--
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Ready At Dawn Drops Some Fresh The Order: 1886 Details
It's already one of the most anticipated PS4 exclusives on the horizon, and developer Ready at Dawn has provided us with encouraging info.--6/25/2013 10:25:53 PM--
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June 25th, 2013

Last Updated 1699 days, 10 hours, 15 minutes ago

Dark Souls II "Accessibility" Doesn't Mean It'll Be Easier
Developer From Software has tried to clarify what they mean about Dark Souls II being more "accessible." The difficulty won't disappear...--6/25/2013 10:56:42 AM--
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Senator Murphy Calls For More Data From Violent Game Studies
Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy says there is a "trend" where mass murderers were exposed to violent video games, so he wants to see more data.--6/25/2013 10:48:59 AM--
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TMNT: Out Of The Shadows Leonardo Gameplay Trailer
A new gameplay trailer shows off Leo's bad-ass sword skills, and we start to think that Out of the Shadows could be one of this summer's sleeper hits...--6/25/2013 10:17:27 AM--
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Will Your First PS4 Game Purchases Be Digital Downloads?
The industry is shifting to the digital realm, but will you be embracing digital downloads right off the bat? Or will you be using discs like always?--6/24/2013 10:08:26 PM--
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PS4/Vita Remote Play Feature Will Work Through The Internet
It has been confirmed that the Remote Play feature will work via local wi-fi as well as through the Internet, which makes it all the more appealing.--6/24/2013 10:07:28 PM--
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Thatgamecompany Finally Starting To Earn Royalties For Journey
It took a while, but the Journey developer is finally starting to see some profit from their amazing game. We're hoping those royalties continue to mount!--6/24/2013 10:06:04 PM--
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Gran Turismo 6 15th Anniversary Edition, Pre-Order Bonuses
Sony has revealed the excellent 15th Anniversary Edition along with the pre-order bonuses for Gran Turismo 6. Racing fans know they need it all!--6/24/2013 10:05:14 PM--
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June 24th, 2013

Last Updated 1700 days, 7 hours, 49 minutes ago

Sony: "The Vast Majority" Of Gamers Still Prefer Physical Media
Not everyone is all gung-ho about the digital revolution, and Sony understands this. For the most part, the core gamers still want their discs.--6/24/2013 1:22:40 PM--
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Actress Ellen Page: Naughty Dog "Ripped Off" My Likeness
Naughty Dog claims they "didn't see it" when they originally created the character of Ellie in The Last Of Us. But Page doesn't really believe that.--6/24/2013 11:41:18 AM--
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Suda51 On Sexuality In Games: People Should "Laugh A Bit"
The renowned designer has addressed the "touchy subject" of sexuality in video games, and he says people shouldn't take it quite so seriously.--6/24/2013 11:19:06 AM--
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Diablo III Solo, Multiplayer Action From E3
This gameplay is straight from a recent E3 presentation, and it's unmistakably Diablo. This is the kind of clip that tugs at the ol' nostalgia strings!--6/24/2013 11:07:23 AM--
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The One Thing Sony Needs For Playstation 4 Domination
With Microsoft's DRM policies gone and an actual competition brewing there is still one move Sony could make to win big time with gamers.--6/23/2013 11:58:34 PM--
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Has A Lack Of Time Forced You To Alter Your Gaming Habits?
As we grow older and our lives get more hectic, our available time for fun decreases. And as some games are a lot longer than others, well...--6/23/2013 11:29:47 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Everyone's Runnin' To Pre-Order The PS4
It seems as if gamers everywhere are clamoring to pre-order the PlayStation 4. This week, is The Last Of Us just as amazing as the critics claimed...?--6/23/2013 11:16:14 PM--
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The Inside Tech Scoop On Quantic's E3 Demo, The Dark Sorcerer
Quantic Dream's impressive E3 tech demo was even more technically impressive than you may know...did you know they didn't even use the full PS4 devkit?--6/23/2013 10:59:30 PM--
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Here's The World's Biggest (And Coolest) Katamari Controller
In Katamari Damacy, you rolled up stuff with a big sticky ball. So, three guys took a yoga ball and a few other implements, and made...well, THIS.--6/23/2013 10:30:52 PM--
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Here's Why EA Dropped The "3" From Dragon Age: Inquisition
The new Dragon Age is no longer called Dragon Age III: Inquisition. EA opted to drop the "III" from the title because it's indicative of the story arc.--6/23/2013 10:21:04 PM--
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June 23rd, 2013

Last Updated 1701 days, 23 hours, 14 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 23
The next-gen console war suddenly got a lot closer, The Last Of Us being any bigger is just mind-boggling, and FFX HD could throw a wrench into the works.--6/22/2013 9:57:14 PM--
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June 22nd, 2013

Last Updated 1702 days, 9 hours, 52 minutes ago

FFX/X-2 HD Finally Reaching "Final Stages Of Development"
Square Enix says they're nearing the last stages of development, and they're taking great pains not to ruin any memories. The new graphics should be slick!--6/22/2013 11:19:19 AM--
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Velocity Ultra Streaks Onto PlayStation Vita Next Week
If you remember the golden age of gaming with a particular fondness, you'll love the look and feel of Velocity Ultra. Reminisce with new technology!--6/22/2013 11:02:25 AM--
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How Important Are Used Games To You?
Everyone seems very interested in the pre-owned game debates, so we have to assume it's an important issue. But not all gamers get the appeal.--6/21/2013 10:12:52 PM--
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GameStop Pushed Microsoft To Reverse Xbox One DRM?
Here's a fun rumor: It seems GameStop may have played a significant role in Microsoft's backtracking on their Xbox One policies. And we believe it.--6/21/2013 10:11:13 PM--
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Naughty Dog: The Last Of Us Was Initially "Too Big Of A Game"
The reason why it was delayed, and the reason why Naughty Dog had to "borrow" members of other development teams, is because it was just too big.--6/21/2013 10:10:01 PM--
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As Of Now, "The Floodgates Are Open" For PS4 Pre-Orders
Starting now and until further notice, GameStop has no limit on the number of PlayStation 4 pre-orders they can take. You had best take advantage!--6/21/2013 10:09:08 PM--
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June 21st, 2013

Last Updated 1703 days, 9 hours, 51 minutes ago

PS4, Xbox One Give Amazon Its Biggest Pre-Order Week Ever
The new next-gen consoles have allowed the video game division of Amazon to post its biggest pre-order week EVER. Everyone is pumped for these systems!--6/21/2013 11:20:16 AM--
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Bethesda On Why The New Wolfenstein Has No Multiplayer
Wolfenstein: The New Order won't include multiplayer action, and publisher Bethesda explains why. The bottom line is that it doesn't fit the "creative vision."--6/21/2013 11:42:03 AM--
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Team Bondi Secures Necessary Funding For Whore Of The Orient
We had heard development hit a snag, but now Team Bondi can get back on track. The Australian government has given them $200,000 to assist.--6/21/2013 11:29:04 AM--
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If You Haven't Pre-Ordered An Extra Dual Shock 4, Do It Now
According to what GameStop is telling customers, the PlayStation 4 controller may be in very short supply for the new console's launch. Pre-order ASAP!--6/20/2013 10:47:46 PM--
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Dying Light Preview: Free-Running + Zombies = Wackiness
Techland's latest project seems to take a standard zombie, post-apocalyptic premise and give it a BIG twist with a dynamic free-running mechanic.--6/20/2013 10:36:29 PM--
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Pachter: Now Xbox One Will Equal The Sales Of PlayStation 4
Analyst Michael Pachter used to think the PS4 would outsell the Xbox One. But with Microsoft's recent damage control, Pachter is rethinking that prediction.--6/20/2013 10:35:24 PM--
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Thief Confirmed For Current-Gen Systems
Developer Eidos Montreal has revealed that the upcoming Thief reboot won't be restricted to next-gen platforms. It's coming to the PS3 and 360, too.--6/20/2013 10:17:42 PM--
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Leaked Watch Dogs Multiplayer Features Some Tense Hacking
It appears that leaked footage of the multiplayer component in Watch Dogs has hit the Internet. There's plenty of hacking...just stay out of sight!--6/20/2013 10:26:03 PM--
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June 20th, 2013

Last Updated 1704 days, 8 hours, 1 minute ago

Lightning Returns: The Tragic Comedy Gets Worse And Worse
Check this out- The producers have compared it to Dark Souls, there's no experience earned for fighting, and there are limited inventory slots for items.--6/20/2013 1:10:29 PM--
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CliffyB: "Internet Whining" Didn't Force Microsoft's Hand
Epic design boss Cliff Bleszinski says it was Sony that ultimately forced Microsoft to change its Xbox One policies. But there will be consequences...--6/20/2013 11:46:08 AM--
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Valve Project Tracker Reveals Half-Life 3, Left 4 Dead 3?
Oh, so they ARE working. We just thought they came in to the office, laid down on mats, napped for eight hours, then went home. No Portal 3, though.--6/20/2013 11:28:43 AM--
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Fallout Fans Seeking New Entry Will Have To Wait A While
If you're anxiously awaiting news of the next Fallout, Bethesda said you should be patient. An announcement now is "unrealistic" so...sorry.--6/20/2013 11:18:35 AM--
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Did Microsoft's Damage Control Change Your View Of Xbox One?
Now that Microsoft has recanted and the Xbox One doesn't restrict used games, and won't require a constant online connection, will you forgive...?--6/19/2013 10:15:54 PM--
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Nomura: Here's Why Versus XIII Became Final Fantasy XV
If you're wondering why Square Enix changed the name of Final Fantasy Versus XIII to Final Fantasy XV, here's an explanation. But are you buying it?--6/19/2013 10:14:54 PM--
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Fresh Kingdom Hearts III Details
We're already learning a little more about the new Kingdom Hearts. Producer Tetsuya Nomura talks about the new graphics look and the gameplay.--6/19/2013 10:13:24 PM--
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Bethesda Hugely Disappointed With The Progress Of Prey 2
You're probably upset that Prey 2 hasn't found its way to store shelves yet. But publisher Bethesda is even more irritated...and it still isn't good enough.--6/19/2013 10:09:37 PM--
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DICE Confident That Battlefield 4 Will Outclass Other Shooters
There are a lot of shooters on the horizon, but the Battlefield 4 developers believe their game stands head-and-shoulders above the competition.--6/19/2013 10:12:29 PM--
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June 19th, 2013

Last Updated 1705 days, 9 hours, 25 minutes ago

Sony: It Hasn't Been Particularly Easy To Keep PS3 Costs Down
You shouldn't expect a PS3 price cut any time soon, primarily because it has been difficult for Sony to keep costs down. The PS4 makes sense now, right?--6/19/2013 11:46:48 AM--
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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag A Launch Title For PS4, Xbox One
Ubisoft has confirmed that the new Assassin's Creed will indeed be a launch title for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Will you be getting it on launch day?--6/19/2013 11:36:28 AM--
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Murdered: Soul Suspect Gameplay Shows Promising Drama
The trailers looked great and now we've got some gameplay. This is definitely going to appeal to those thoughtful gamers who'd rather think than shoot...--6/19/2013 11:27:29 AM--
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Dear Microsoft: A Lifelong Multi-Console Owner Thanks You
Being a multi-console owner for decades leads one to believe that with every new generation, he'll own more than one machine. But not this time, thankfully.--6/18/2013 11:16:16 PM--
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At Generation's End: What's Your Plan?
Community members all seem to be making their own plans for the generational shift, share yours here and help the undecided masses.--6/18/2013 10:45:13 PM--
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Deep Down Not Playable Until E3 2014
One of the most anticipated titles in Capcom's upcoming library "is still quite far off," but that doesn't mean we can't be excited. It looks amazing!--6/18/2013 10:53:11 PM--
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New Mass Effect To Use Game Systems From Dragon Age
BioWare Montreal is "borrowing a lot of game systems" from Dragon Age: Inquisition to speed up the development process for the new Mass Effect.--6/18/2013 10:30:14 PM--
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Killer Is Dead Developer "Relying Heavily" On Unreal Engine 4
Going forward, Grasshopper Manufacture intends to make good use of Epic's next-gen engine. What do you think of the new Unreal Engine? Yay or nay?--6/18/2013 10:39:16 PM--
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June 18th, 2013

Last Updated 1706 days, 10 hours, 30 minutes ago

PS4 First-Party Games Priced At $60
Sony has confirmed that their first-party titles for the PS4 will be priced at $59.99. But third-party publishers haven't yet confirmed a price point.--6/18/2013 10:41:58 AM--
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Tretton Explains: Used Game Flexibility Enhances Value
Sony believes in the current used game model; you know, the one that actually lets you lend a game to a friend. Further, the worldwide market is critical...--6/18/2013 10:32:59 AM--
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Thief E3 Gameplay And Interviews: Give Us This Game ASAP
The upcoming Thief reboot looks all sorts of tasty, and we get a ton of design and development information, too. We anxiously await Garrett's return!--6/18/2013 10:19:41 AM--
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So, Who Wants Kingdom Hearts III More Than Final Fantasy XV?
Square Enix revealed two huge games at E3 this year. Are you more interested in Kingdom Hearts III than Final Fantasy XV? And if so, how come?--6/17/2013 10:08:27 PM--
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PS4 Replaces Xbox One Atop Amazon's "Most Wished For" List
Sony's upcoming new console is now #1 on Amazon.com's "Most Wished For" product list. It actually holds the top two positions. Go Sony!--6/17/2013 10:04:49 PM--
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Grid 2 Review: Hot Cars, Hot Locales, Great Entertainment
The latest racer from Codemasters is fun and robust, and will undoubtedly hold your attention for many hours. Racing enthusiasts should definitely consider it!--6/17/2013 10:06:45 PM--
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ESA: 45% Of All Gamers Are Female
According to a recent report, nearly half of all gamers are female. That probably isn't true if we're only counting hardcore aficionados, though.--6/17/2013 10:03:45 PM--
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IO Interactive Staff Halved, But Fans Can Expect A New Hitman
Unfortunately, about half of the team has been laid off. But the silver lining is that the revamped team will look forward to creating another AAA Hitman.--6/17/2013 10:02:36 PM--
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May NPD: Numbers Dive Again, Injustice: Gods Among Us Tops
The monthly US stats are in and once again, we see sales numbers take another dive (at least as far as physical sales are concerned). But Injustice did good!--6/17/2013 10:01:39 PM--
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June 17th, 2013

Last Updated 1707 days, 8 hours, 15 minutes ago

Nomura Mentions A Few Of His Favorite Games From E3
Square Enix boss Tetsuya Nomura named a few of the titles that impressed him at E3 this year. Maybe unsurprisingly, they're all very action-oriented.--6/17/2013 12:56:16 PM--
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PS4 Components Shipping Ahead Of Xbox One Components?
According to new supply chain reports, components for Sony's PS4 started shipping this month, while Xbox One components will start shipping in Q3.--6/17/2013 11:17:28 AM--
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Avalanche: Games Get Traded In Because They're Too Short
The Just Cause developer says games that are short and have "little variation" get traded in because there's no motivation to keep them. ...really?--6/17/2013 10:56:43 AM--
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Guerrilla Walks You Through 21 Minutes Of Killzone: Shadow Fall
We've seen this segment of gameplay before, but we never had the developers tell us how they created it. It's a sneak peek at the capability of the PS4!--6/17/2013 10:45:12 AM--
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When Will We Start Seeing Big Trade-In Deals For The PS3?
Now that you can pre-order the PS4, when will GameStop start the PS3 trade-in deals? Maybe we'll get a lot of extra cash for our old systems...--6/16/2013 10:28:53 PM--
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Conspiracy Theory Fun: Microsoft Halted PS4 vs. Xbox One Poll?
Amazon ended a PS4 vs. Xbox One poll four days early, and now the conspiracy theorists think Microsoft may have put the whammy on it.--6/16/2013 10:25:44 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Most Expected The PS4 To Be Quite Pretty
Most of our readers anticipated an appealing design when the PlayStation 4 was fully revealed. This week, we wanna know- got your PS4 pre-ordered yet?--6/16/2013 10:27:49 PM--
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DayZ May Find Its Way To PS4
There's a good chance that Dean Hall's new zombie game will eventually hit the PS4. He isn't as keen on the idea of bringing it to the Xbox One, though.--6/16/2013 10:24:33 PM--
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If You Missed The E3 Excitement, It's Time To Play Catch-Up
Perhaps you couldn't join in on the fun last week. If that's the case, you should check out all the PS4 presentations and demos at the PlayStation Blog.--6/16/2013 10:23:28 PM--
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June 16th, 2013

Last Updated 1708 days, 22 hours, 6 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 16
I reflect on a week of total domination by Sony and the PlayStation brand, The Last Guardian is probably a PS4 exclusive now, and I savor The Last Of Us.--6/15/2013 11:05:50 PM--
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June 15th, 2013

Last Updated 1709 days, 10 hours, 8 minutes ago

House: No PS4 DRM Announcement Was A "Visceral Moment"
Sony boss Andrew House reflects on the E3 announcement that the PS4 would have no DRM restrictions. It was a very important piece of news.--6/15/2013 11:03:20 AM--
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EA Hasn't Killed Dead Space, But DS4 Isn't In The Works
Dead Space 3 didn't do as well as anticipated and it was rumored that EA had abandoned the IP. That isn't true but a fourth entry isn't imminent.--6/15/2013 11:19:43 AM--
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Did Sony Underestimate PS4 Demand?
PlayStation 4 pre-orders are flying out the door and retailers like Amazon already have a depleted supply. Did Sony underestimate the PS4's popularity?--6/14/2013 10:27:06 PM--
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The Division Is "Really, Really Next-Gen," Whatever That Means
Ubisoft's next Tom Clancy IP is kinda hard to explain. It includes elements from a half dozen different genres and oh yeah, it's also an online experience.--6/14/2013 10:24:39 PM--
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Dual Shock 4: A New And Vastly Improved Dual Shock 3
Sony's new controller features all sorts of great improvements and enhancements, and the result could be one of the best gamepads you've ever held.--6/14/2013 10:23:46 PM--
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June 14th, 2013

Last Updated 1710 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes ago

Grand Theft Auto V Police Will Present More Of A Challenge
If you thought it was easy to elude the authorities in previous GTAs, you might have a serious problem in GTAV. They're gonna be a lot smarter, ya know.--6/14/2013 11:52:40 AM--
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Sony Pressured Into Releasing PS4 In Western Regions First?
It seems the electronics giant faced "competitive pressure" to release the PS4 in Western territories first, which proves the industry's big East/West shift.--6/14/2013 11:40:49 AM--
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Nordic Games Knows Darksiders Is "Big," Seeks A Partner
They acquired the popular IP from THQ and now they've got a big responsibility: They need to find the right partner to deliver an appropriate sequel.--6/14/2013 11:30:54 AM--
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The Nasty Business Of Using Review Scores To Drive Traffic
Unfortunately, it's a very real and even common practice, especially among smaller websites. But does that really explain a low score for The Last Of Us?--6/13/2013 11:14:42 PM--
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Editorial: When Does Final Fantasy Cease To Be "Final Fantasy"?
News on the newly minted Final Fantasy XV has us asking a question that really needs to be asked about a series that is quickly becoming a shadow of its former self.--6/13/2013 10:23:21 PM--
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PS4 Slaughtering Xbox One In Amazon Facebook Fan Vote
Any time this battle gets put to the test, Sony's machine wins by a landslide. And with Amazon's Facebook vote, "landslide" is actually too mild a term.--6/13/2013 10:54:07 PM--
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Kojima: LA Team Working On A "Vast" Multiplayer Mode For MGSV
It has been confirmed that Metal Gear Solid V will feature a huge multiplayer component, and Kojima Productions' new LA studio is working on it.--6/13/2013 10:34:38 PM--
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E3 2013 Attendance Rises, E3 2014 Dated
This year's E3 event broke attendance records (no surprise there), and next year's show has already been confirmed for June 10-12. Long live E3!--6/13/2013 10:43:19 PM--
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June 13th, 2013

Last Updated 1711 days, 8 hours, 10 minutes ago

del Toro: Bioshock Infinite Is Beautiful, A "Great Mindfu**"
Famed director Guillermo del Toro has praised Ken Levine's new masterful work, and rightly so. We're hoping del Toro can make his mark on gaming, too.--6/13/2013 1:01:41 PM--
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PS4's 8GB Of GDDR5 RAM: Devs Say Sony Finally Listened
One Sony executive said he loved telling developers that the PS4 would have 8GB of GDDR5 RAM, because it proved that this time, they LISTENED.--6/13/2013 11:47:45 AM--
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Assassin Creed IV's Game Lab Lets You Create Multiplayer Modes
It's a good idea: Let the players tailor each multiplayer encounter to their own specifications, thereby creating entirely new multiplayer matches.--6/13/2013 11:36:33 AM--
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Avalanche: No Multiplayer For Mad Max
The studio has confirmed that there are currently no plans to add multiplayer to their new Mad Max adventure. And we say good; it's unnecessary.--6/13/2013 11:26:32 AM--
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Was It A Good Idea For Mirror's Edge 2 To Go Open-World?
The original Mirror's Edge had a certain charm to it, and that charm may be erased by an open-world environment. Is this really a good plan for the IP?--6/12/2013 10:20:53 PM--
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Favorable Response To PS4 Causes Sony To Boost Expectations
The positive vibes surrounding Sony's new console has caused the company to boost their internal sales projections. Have you pre-ordered yours yet?--6/12/2013 10:19:43 PM--
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Sony Clarifies Important Points Regarding PlayStation Plus And PS4
We now know that gamers will need to be Plus subscribers to play PS4 games online. But there are a few more critical points that need to be cleared up.--6/12/2013 10:18:40 PM--
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Sony Shows Off PS4 Headset, Charging Station, Stand
Early prototype images for these accessories have hit the Internet, and that headset is basically just a single earbud. You comfortable with that?--6/12/2013 10:17:30 PM--
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Watch Dogs Multiplayer Might Be Familiar To Dark Souls Fans
Ubisoft has revealed that there will be no separate multiplayer mode in Watch Dogs. Instead, it'll be similar to the way Dark Souls approaches multiplayer.--6/12/2013 10:16:14 PM--
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June 12th, 2013

Last Updated 1712 days, 8 hours, 10 minutes ago

EA To Adopt A "Customer-First" Stance For Future Used Games
The pre-owned game debate continues, as Electronic Arts says they're working on a strategy based on what they've learned from Sony and MS this week.--6/12/2013 1:01:31 PM--
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PS4 #1 Pre-Order Game Item At Amazon, GameStop Resupplies
Reports are coming in that the PS4 is a hotter item than the Xbox One right now...as if anyone is really shocked. Hope there will be enough supply!--6/12/2013 11:54:28 AM--
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The Elder Scrolls Online Delayed Until 2014
Bethesda has been forced to delay the anticipated MMO, which now won't arrive until next year. But that's okay, because we've got PLENTY of games.--6/12/2013 11:42:39 AM--
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PlayRoom PS4 Tech Demo: A Living Room Springs To Life
It's one of those virtual reality-type things that really feels a tad creepy. But at the same time, you have to be impressed with the technology on display.--6/12/2013 11:33:55 AM--
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Did Sony Win E3, Or Did Microsoft Lose It?
It was just too easy. So easy, in fact, that one has to wonder if this is the result of Sony's brilliant moves or Microsoft's totally unexpected bone-headedness.--6/11/2013 10:57:07 PM--
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South Park: The Stick of Truth Preview: Flatulence Rules You
It'll be lewd, crude and all sorts of inappropriate. But that's actually quite appropriate for a game based on South Park, and we're bound to laugh like mad.--6/11/2013 10:38:08 PM--
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Sony: The Last Guardian On Hiatus...No, Wait, It's Still Coming
First, Sony boss Jack Tretton says the game is "on hiatus," then it seems he "misspoke" and Last Guardian is still in the works. 'sigh' Which is it?--6/11/2013 10:36:57 PM--
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Sony To Abandon Online Pass Program For PlayStation 4 Games
Nobody liked that Online Pass thing and now, Sony has confirmed that it won't be continued for PS4 first-party titles. There will be "no gating restrictions."--6/11/2013 10:13:26 PM--
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inFamous: Second Son Gameplay Shows Off Destructible Stuff
Developer Sucker Punch has delivered an awesome gameplay segment for the next-gen inFamous game, and it's loaded with fantastic, over-the-top action!--6/11/2013 10:04:58 PM--
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut Goes Multiplatform
The new Director's Cut fixes those annoying boss battles, upgrades the AI and visuals, and offers redefined game balance. And it's coming to PS3!--6/11/2013 10:30:15 PM--
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June 11th, 2013

Last Updated 1713 days, 10 hours, 17 minutes ago

Final Fantasy XV Not Exclusive To PS4, Is Kingdom Hearts III? (UPDATED)
It seems that the new Final Fantasy won't be exclusive to Sony's new console, and everyone is wondering about Kingdom Hearts III...--6/11/2013 10:54:47 AM--
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PS4 Has Upgradeable 500GB Hard Drive, Dual Shock 4 Priced
Sony's new console comes with a 500GB hard drive, which can be upgraded if you so choose. The Eye and Dual Shock 4 will retail for $60 each.--6/11/2013 10:31:32 AM--
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PS4 User Interface Video Exudes Ease, Slickness, Style
The user interface for the PlayStation 4 appears to be beautifully designed. It's accessible and offers plenty of new options in terms of sharing.--6/11/2013 10:21:01 AM--
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E3 2013: Super Hot Trailers Direct From Sony's Conference
We've rounded up all the rest of the hottest videos from Sony's E3 press conference; now you can check out all the best media from the event!--6/11/2013 12:34:17 AM--
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E3 2013: PS4 To Cost $399, Will Launch This Holiday Season
Sony has revealed the price of the PlayStation 4 and everyone appears to be quite satisfied. At only $399 and with great exclusives, the PS4 will be hot!--6/10/2013 11:12:08 PM--
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E3 2013: The PlayStation 4 Finally Gets Its Anticipated Unveiling
Well, it's about time. Sony has unveiled the PlayStation 4 in all its shiny glory. Now it's time to see what gamers think about this slick new design.--6/10/2013 9:50:46 PM--
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PlayStation 4: No Online Necessary, Used Games Supported
Everyone loved this bit of news. Sony has announced that their new console will fully support used games and it won't require an online connection.--6/10/2013 10:48:36 PM--
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E3 2013: Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts III Make An Appearance
Tetsuya Nomura wasn't there, but he did send a brief announcement video and several trailers, one of which was for the long-awaited Kingdom Hearts III!--6/10/2013 10:25:55 PM--
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E3 2013: Sony Teams Up With Multiple Indie Devs For PS4
The independent development scene will be big on the PS4, as Sony showed off more than a few indie titles that will make their exclusive debuts on the PS4.--6/11/2013 12:13:51 AM--
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E3 2013: PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886 From Ready At Dawn
The developers that brought you God of War on the PSP have a brand new IP for the PS4 in the works. It's called The Order: 1886 and it looks fantastic!--6/11/2013 12:02:57 AM--
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E3 2013: inFamous: Second Son Secures February 1, 2014 Date
Sony has confirmed that this hotly anticipated sequel will land on February 1 next year. It's too bad that it isn't a PS4 launch title, but we're excited!--6/10/2013 10:03:24 PM--
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E3 2013: The Dark Sorcerer Enchants Us
This is an expansion of the Quantic Dream tech demo we saw in February, and it's pretty damn impressive. We'll learn more about it tomorrow, too!--6/10/2013 10:57:24 PM--
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E3 2013: PS3 Keeps Going Strong With Exclusive Software
Sony reminds us all that the PS3 continues to go strong throughout 2013, as the exclusive software is unparalleled when compared to the competition.--6/10/2013 9:35:52 PM--
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E3 2013: Sony Reveals Grand Theft Auto V PlayStation 3 Bundle
Not a bad package, huh? Sony has announced a GTAV PS3 bundle that will launch this fall, and Sony will also release a GTAV-branded headset!--6/10/2013 9:42:00 PM--
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June 10th, 2013

Last Updated 1714 days, 17 minutes ago

Ubisoft's The Crew Features A Realistic, "Persistent Online World"
A new open-world racing title in development at Ivory Tower is going to deliver a persistent online universe where every car represents an ally or rival.--6/10/2013 8:54:36 PM--
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Ubisoft Reveals Tom Clancy's The Division For PS4, Xbox One
If Splinter Cell isn't for you, Ubisoft has another Tom Clancy adventure that might pique your interest. It's a "groundbreaking online" open-world action/RPG.--6/10/2013 8:44:35 PM--
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Madden NFL 25 Becomes A Launch Title For PlayStation 4, Xbox One
EA has revealed that this year's Madden entry will be a launch title for both the PS4 and Xbox One. It'll also boast plenty of next-level technology!--6/10/2013 6:24:28 PM--
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Battlefield 4 Boasts 64-Player Multiplayer
Developer DICE has revealed that this year's Battlefield effort will offer 64-player multiplayer on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. That sounds NUTS.--6/10/2013 6:03:09 PM--
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DICE Brings Mirror's Edge 2 To Next-Gen Consoles "When It's Ready"
The rumors were true: A new Mirror's Edge is coming to next-gen consoles and PC, and although it's still a ways off, we couldn't be happier about it.--6/10/2013 5:53:46 PM--
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Murdered: Soul Suspect Preview: The Ultimate Personal Mystery
There are mysteries and then there are mysteries of a very personal nature, such as the mystery of your own death. Search for your killer from the afterlife!--6/10/2013 5:44:14 PM--
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EA To Reveal More About Dragon Age III: Inquisition Today
Role-playing fans can expect new details about the next Dragon Age during EA's E3 2013 press conference today. Will it go next-gen...?--6/10/2013 11:55:26 AM--
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Assassin's Creed Creator Pursues Legal Action Against Ubisoft
Patrice Désilets isn't standing idly by after being fired from Ubisoft. He says that firing was "without merit" and now he's suing for $400,000 and new IP rights.--6/10/2013 11:47:31 AM--
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Watch Dogs E3 Trailer: "Give Me 4 Seconds And A Clear Signal"
The new trailer for Watch Dogs has arrived, and it proves that protagonist Aiden Pearce can gain access to secure locations with little difficulty.--6/10/2013 11:35:58 AM--
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Don't Be Surprised To See Corporate Mudslinging At E3
There's a very good chance that Sony and Microsoft will take several jabs at each other this week. In fact, we wouldn't be surprised to hear name-calling.--6/9/2013 10:21:53 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Gamers Had Moderate Hopes For Remember Me
Most didn't have super high expectations for Remember Me, and that turned out to be accurate. Now, do you think you'll like the look of the PS4?--6/9/2013 10:20:11 PM--
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Rumor: Microsoft Paying To Keep PS4 Games Away From E3
Things just keep getting worse for Microsoft. With the latest insider information, the Xbox One manufacturer continues to come across as the bad guy.--6/9/2013 10:18:46 PM--
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Free-To-Play Tekken Revolution Revealed
A new free-to-play Tekken effort is coming to the PS3 this week. It'll be the very first franchise entry to allow the characters to boost individual stats!--6/9/2013 10:17:28 PM--
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Contra Run And Gun Trademark Filed, To Be Revealed At E3?
Maybe Konami will finally show off the new Contra they teased a couple years ago. A new trademark has recently been filed; is it time for Contra to return?--6/9/2013 10:15:38 PM--
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Call Of Duty: Ghosts Details And Single-Player Gameplay Footage
Infinity Ward has released new gameplay details and nearly six minutes of gameplay for this year's Call of Duty. The dog, Riley, should be awfully useful.--6/9/2013 10:16:35 PM--
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June 9th, 2013

Last Updated 1715 days, 19 hours, 51 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 9
A $350 PlayStaion 4 would be quite surprising, I try to be optimistic about Lightning Returns, and The Last Of Us is really special. ...and I might play FFT again.--6/9/2013 1:20:14 AM--
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June 8th, 2013

Last Updated 1716 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes ago

Killer Is Dead Trailer: Yep, Many Killers Will Indeed Be Dead
The latest from the wacky geniuses at Grasshopper and Kadokawa is one of the most visceral, insane games you will ever see. And it's aptly named.--6/8/2013 11:28:16 AM--
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CryEngine 3 Confirmed For PlayStation 4
Crytek has announced that CryEngine 3 will be available for Sony's next generation console. Other developers can take advantage of it, too.--6/8/2013 11:15:31 AM--
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Editorial: What Are The Best Franchises Of The Generation?
This generation's time is limited so looking back, what were the absolute best franchises? Uncharted might be a lock for the top spot, but what else...?--6/7/2013 10:38:09 PM--
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The Last Of Us Sequel Possible, But Joel And Ellie Are Done
Naughty Dog says they might have more stories for The Last Of Us universe, but Joel and Ellie's journey is over. Ooh...The Last Of Us 2 and Uncharted 4 on PS4!--6/7/2013 10:13:29 PM--
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Scorpion Takes On The Gods Among Us
One of the most recognizable names in all of video games will take on the big boys. Injustice: Gods Among Us has superheros...but Scorpion is COOL.--6/7/2013 10:11:38 PM--
1716 days, 23 hours old - 6 comments

Evolution: DriveClub Will Be Playable Next Week at E3 2013
The new PS4 racer will be on display at E3 and yes, it'll even be playable! If this is indeed a launch title, it could be great for Sony's new system.--6/7/2013 10:10:18 PM--
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June 7th, 2013

Last Updated 1717 days, 7 hours, 53 minutes ago

Thief E3 Trailer: "When I Want Something, I Always Get It"
It's almost guaranteed to be a stealth lover's dream. The man who can steal anything from anyone is back, and he's as cocky as ever. Gotta love it!--6/7/2013 1:18:23 PM--
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Sega Plans To Bring Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F To US, Europe
It's one of the most popular titles in Japan, and now it's coming to other regions. The only question is whether or not there's an audience for it...--6/7/2013 11:39:37 AM--
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Another Industry Analyst Predicts PS4 Will Come In Under $400
After Michael Pachter said the PS4 would be priced at $350, Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia echoed those sentiments, projecting a price point below $400.--6/7/2013 11:28:43 AM--
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Atlus Announces Daylight, A New Thriller For PS4 And PC
A new psychological thriller is coming to the PS4 and PC, and it reminds one of Silent Hill and Fatal Frame. Ready for a fright in early 2014...?--6/7/2013 11:16:37 AM--
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Does The Last Of Us Really Need To Be That Violent? Well...Yes
Much has been made about the brutality on vivid display in Naughty Dog's latest masterpiece, so we ask a very important question...and then answer it.--6/6/2013 11:07:37 PM--
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Kiefer Sutherland Claims The Role Of Snake In Metal Gear Solid V
It has been confirmed that accomplished actor Kiefer Sutherland will be taking on the iconic role of Snake in Konami's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.--6/6/2013 10:52:26 PM--
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Konami Reveals Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2, Fans Rejoice
It's about time, right? Konami has finally announced a sequel to the popular and well-received Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. It's due out this fall.--6/6/2013 10:43:00 PM--
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Capcom Teases "Big Surprise" At E3
The publisher says to expect a "big surprise" at next week's show. What might they be showing off? And are you expecting something extra special...?--6/6/2013 10:32:59 PM--
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Armored Core: Verdict Day clubNAMCO Bundle Announced
The new Armored Core has been announced and detailed, and the publisher is prepping a special bundle package for clubNAMCO members.--6/6/2013 10:25:25 PM--
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June 6th, 2013

Last Updated 1718 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes ago

Analyst: Sony May Try A "Soft Relaunch" Of The PlayStation Vita
In order for the Vita to experience an uptick in sales, it'll need a price cut. One analyst believes that integration with the PS4 won't be enough.--6/6/2013 1:02:41 PM--
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ZRun Announced For Vita: A "Nonstop Running Action Game"
A new Vita exclusive has been revealed and it definitely has an interesting premise. Basically, you just keep running and running and running...--6/6/2013 11:43:33 AM--
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Lightning Returns E3 Trailer: Mankind Has Only 13 Days Left
The new E3 trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII shows off a few previously unseen action segments, and reminds us of the time limit.--6/6/2013 11:31:11 AM--
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Sony Teases PS4 Reveal...Again
The new console will finally be fully revealed next week at E3, and the latest teaser trailer reminds us of that fact. Excited to see this thing!--6/6/2013 11:19:12 AM--
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The Last Of Us Review: A Masterful, Authentic Statement
Welcome to one of the most fulfilling and memorable video games ever created. To play this title is to appreciate all the advancements gaming has made.--6/5/2013 9:30:30 PM--
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Tales Of Symphonia Chronicles Satisfies JRPG Fans In Early 2014
First they said it was real, then the franchise creator said he never heard of it, and now it's real again. There's only a working title, but still...--6/5/2013 10:20:24 PM--
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Free-To-Play Warframe Will Be Ready For PlayStation 4 Launch
The PS4 is getting another title this year, and it's the "space ninja co-op game" from Digital Extremes. What happens when Mass Effect meets Ninja Gaiden?--6/5/2013 10:08:44 PM--
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More Soul Sacrifice DLC Set For June 11
We just got some extra content but the developers are ready to deliver more! Try out eight new quests and face two bizarre new bosses next week.--6/5/2013 9:53:34 PM--
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Rhode Island Earns $713,000 Thanks To Continued Amalur Sales
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is now the property of the state of Rhode Island, and they're seeing some profit from it. Still a long way to go, though.--6/5/2013 9:43:27 PM--
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June 5th, 2013

Last Updated 1719 days, 7 hours, 53 minutes ago

Saints Row IV "Super Dangerous Wub Wub Edition" Detailed
Deep Silver has detailed another special edition for the upcoming Saints Row IV, and this one was created with fan feedback. ...it's fittingly loopy.--6/5/2013 1:18:04 PM--
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The Last Of Us: 24 Perfect Scores So Far, And A New Trailer
Naughty Dog's latest is beloved by a great many already, as it may challenge Uncharted 2 as the most critically acclaimed game of the generation.--6/5/2013 11:29:55 AM--
1719 days, 9 hours, 42 minutes old - 56 comments

Dragon's Dogma Quest For Vita: A 2D, Online-Only RPG
A new spin-off of Dragon's Dogma is headed to the PlayStation Vita, but it may not be what you expect. It's an online-only, free-to-play 2D RPG.--6/5/2013 11:57:41 AM--
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TLoU Multiplayer Factions "An Extension" Of The Campaign
Naughty Dog has finally detailed the multiplayer mode in The Last Of Us, and it does sound awfully interesting. It's all about survival, no matter what.--6/5/2013 11:47:55 AM--
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Who Would Be Your Dynamic Development Duo?
Entertainment history is peppered with fantastic team-ups and we'd like to know what developers you'd like to see work together and on what.--6/4/2013 11:07:40 PM--
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The Last Of Us Might Prove That Game Writing Is On The Rise
It could end up being one of the best games ever made. And that illustrious label might be earned thanks to a progressive and pioneering narrative.--6/4/2013 10:13:11 PM--
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Remember Me Review: When Great Ambition Just Isn't Enough
It's always disheartening to see a developer strive for greatness and fall short. There are lots of fantastic concepts here but sadly, none are fully realized.--6/4/2013 10:11:09 PM--
1719 days, 23 hours old - 8 comments

Murdered: Soul Suspect: Solve Your Own Murder While In Limbo
Square Enix has released the announcement trailer for their brand new IP, Murdered: Soul Suspect. The concept is great; will the execution be top-notch, too?--6/4/2013 10:08:32 PM--
1719 days, 23 hours, 3 minutes old - 5 comments

Will One Of DICE's E3 "Surprises" Be A Mirror's Edge Sequel?
DICE will inevitably spend some time presenting Battlefield 4 at E3, but they're also teasing a few surprises... Will one of them be Mirror's Edge 2?--6/4/2013 10:09:45 PM--
1719 days, 23 hours, 2 minutes old - 0 comments

Harmonix: We'll Return To Rock Band When The Time Is Right
Don't worry, Rock Band isn't dead. It's just taking a well-earned vacation for a while, at least until Harmonix believes it's time for a resurrection.--6/4/2013 10:07:33 PM--
1719 days, 23 hours, 4 minutes old - 6 comments

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June 4th, 2013

Last Updated 1720 days, 10 hours, 16 minutes ago

Retailer Assigns The Last Guardian A 2013 Release Window
A major retailer in Portugal has listed The Last Guardian with a 2013 launch date. Could this mean that the long-awaited title will shine at E3...?--6/4/2013 10:55:38 AM--
1720 days, 10 hours, 16 minutes old - 17 comments

So Far, The Last Of Us Has Tallied Three Perfect Review Scores
Three review scores have shown up for Naughty Dog's latest, and all three are perfect. Is there any question at all that you HAVE to play this one?--6/4/2013 10:40:29 AM--
1720 days, 10 hours, 31 minutes old - 42 comments

Tower Defense Fans Get Fieldrunners 2 On Vita This Summer
The first Fieldrunners released for the PSP in 2009, and now Subatomic Studios is delivering a sequel. It's headed to the Vita this summer, so get ready!--6/4/2013 10:23:26 AM--
1720 days, 10 hours, 48 minutes old - 0 comments

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Review: Guns Rule In The Old West
It's not the most technically accomplished nor is it artistically special. But Gunslinger is aptly named and it's full of nonstop cowboy entertainment.--6/3/2013 10:22:02 PM--
1720 days, 22 hours, 49 minutes old - 6 comments

Kojima Teases Central Theme Of MGSV
While it's probably impossible to answer his question, the good news is that we'll get an answer in only a few days. MGSV fireworks before E3...?--6/3/2013 10:21:02 PM--
1720 days, 22 hours, 50 minutes old - 9 comments

Check Out 10 New Multiplayer Screens For The Last Of Us
While details remain few and far between, Sony has teased the multiplayer action in Naughty Dog's latest with 10 hot new screens. Looks mighty fun...--6/3/2013 10:20:05 PM--
1720 days, 22 hours, 51 minutes old - 16 comments

Harmonix's New Title Might Surprise You...
The studio that brought you Rock Band and Dance Central is about to reveal their new project...and don't be shocked if it's something you'd never expect.--6/3/2013 10:19:23 PM--
1720 days, 22 hours, 52 minutes old - 7 comments

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June 3rd, 2013

Last Updated 1721 days, 7 hours, 51 minutes ago

Pachter: PlayStation 4 Debuts At $350, Xbox One To Cost $400
Analyst Michael Pachter believes the PS4 will be cheaper than the Xbox One, and the news sorta goes downhill from there...from a Microsoft standpoint.--6/3/2013 1:20:48 PM--
1721 days, 7 hours, 51 minutes old - 0 comments

The Last Guardian Update At E3? Sony Says Maybe Not
A listing for the game popped up at E3Insider, but Sony won't confirm that the highly anticipated exclusive is on tap for the show. Well, it better be.--6/3/2013 11:32:03 AM--
1721 days, 9 hours, 39 minutes old - 11 comments

Deus Ex: The Fall To Be Revealed At E3?
Eidos Montreal teased everyone with an exciting Tweet today. When paired with previously registered domains, it could mean the new Deus Ex is nigh!--6/3/2013 11:19:34 AM--
1721 days, 9 hours, 52 minutes old - 0 comments

"No DRM" Campaign Continues, Phase 2 Starts This Week
Gamers are speaking their minds, and the great majority have no interest in DRM for next-gen consoles. The campaign rolls on this week.--6/3/2013 11:09:04 AM--
1721 days, 10 hours, 2 minutes old - 0 comments

Can We Pinpoint The Origin Of Final Fantasy's Depressing Decline?
Where did the fall begin? Can we trace the ongoing slide of one of the industry's greatest franchises back to its origins? Did it really begin with FFXIII?--6/2/2013 10:33:56 PM--
1721 days, 22 hours, 38 minutes old - 61 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Sony Could Indeed Outsell Xbox One In US
After the terrible Xbox One reveal, many believe the PS4 could outsell Microsoft's console in this country. Now, what do you expect from Remember Me?--6/2/2013 10:32:26 PM--
1721 days, 22 hours, 39 minutes old - 0 comments

Dark Souls II Launching March 2014?
It's not an official date but a big-ass sign sporting "March 2014" is pretty good evidence. We'll probably get the final word next week during E3.--6/2/2013 10:29:09 PM--
1721 days, 22 hours, 42 minutes old - 6 comments

Castle Of Illusion HD: How Sega Plans To Reimagine A Classic
It's a beloved classic from the 16-bit Genesis days, so Sega isn't taking this remake project lightly. They have to retain that original charm for the fans.--6/2/2013 10:30:19 PM--
1721 days, 22 hours, 41 minutes old - 6 comments

DDoS Attack Sidelines CCP Servers For EVE Online, DUST 514
Due to an attack on CCP's servers, both EVE Online and DUST 514 are currently down. The developer is working to sort things out, so try to be patient.--6/2/2013 10:28:12 PM--
1721 days, 22 hours, 43 minutes old - 7 comments

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June 2nd, 2013

Last Updated 1722 days, 22 hours, 46 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: June 2
I can't wait to see Square Enix attempt to explain Final Fantasy XIII's absence, the Vita needs more than Remote Play, and I gotta try Remember Me.--6/1/2013 10:25:58 PM--
1722 days, 22 hours, 46 minutes old - 32 comments

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June 1st, 2013

Last Updated 1723 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes ago

Bethesda: "That's Not A Strategy Guide, THAT'S A Strategy Guide"
The Legendary Edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim releases this week, so doesn't it need a Legendary strategy guide? Bethesda and Prima believe it does.--6/1/2013 11:28:48 AM--
1723 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes old - 17 comments

Watch Dogs Dev Diary Showcases Some Impressive Mo-Cap
Motion capture for video games just keeps getting better and better and as a result, we get better realism. Check out Ubisoft's meticulous efforts.--6/1/2013 11:05:10 AM--
1723 days, 10 hours, 6 minutes old - 2 comments

PS4 Availability At Launch Will Be Key
The new console could indeed have the greatest launch lineup of software in history but without any systems to sell... Sony should give us a LOT, though.--5/31/2013 9:59:55 PM--
1723 days, 23 hours, 12 minutes old - 22 comments

Keighley: PS4, Xbox One E3 Conferences "Strongest In Years"
GTTV's Geoff Keighley says we should expect definite fireworks from Sony and Microsoft at E3 this year. "Lots of games and surprises" are planned.--5/31/2013 9:58:07 PM--
1723 days, 23 hours, 13 minutes old - 0 comments

Rumor: Dishonored Developer Starts Fresh With Prey Sequel
It seems that former developer Human Head is out and the Dishonored team is in. The interesting part is that they're comparing it to System Shock...--5/31/2013 9:56:34 PM--
1723 days, 23 hours, 15 minutes old - 0 comments

Wolfenstein 3D "Coming Soon" To PSN, XBLA And PC
It's one of the most iconic titles in video game history, and it'll soon arrive in digital format for only five bucks. Remember having no Y-axis?!--5/31/2013 9:55:00 PM--
1723 days, 23 hours, 16 minutes old - 7 comments

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