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--8/31/2013 11:27:08 AM--

August 31st, 2013

Last Updated 1632 days, 9 hours, 41 minutes ago

Dustforce, VVVVVV Confirmed For Vita
A couple new titles have been confirmed for Sony's handheld, and both offer unique, engaging gameplay concepts. Perfect for on-the-go entertainment!--8/31/2013 11:27:08 AM--
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Editorial: Gaming Needs More Critics With Personality
This industry doesn't have enough recognizable personalities when it comes to critics. But that reviewer would have to be a polished professional.--8/30/2013 9:57:47 PM--
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PlayStation Plus Trailer: Why Your PS4 Begs For Membership
You will need Plus if you want to play games online. But that's hardly the only benefit of being a member, as this new trailer so clearly proves.--8/30/2013 9:56:01 PM--
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Black Flag Won't Have Naval Multiplayer
Unfortunately, Ubisoft was forced to cut any naval multiplayer modes from Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. It could be possible in the future, though.--8/30/2013 9:54:59 PM--
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Borderlands 2 Upgrade Pack #2 Raises The Max Level Again
Another Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack is on the way, and it will raise the max level by 11. That means you can hit level 72, if you're feeling industrious.--8/30/2013 9:54:09 PM--
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August 30th, 2013

Last Updated 1633 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes ago

Lightning Returns Details: Content, Length, Endings And More
More information has been handed out by the game's director: We learn there's only one ending, and you'll never finish everything in only one play-through.--8/30/2013 11:51:48 AM--
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Beyond: Two Souls Trailer Highlights Two Complex Relationships
A new trailer for Quantic Dream's PS3 exclusive shows off plenty of dramatic exchanges between two excellent actors. This is going to be special.--8/30/2013 11:33:10 AM--
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Arkham Origins Blackgate Trailer: The Convicts Are Out To Play
A new trailer for the Vita/3DS iteration of Arkham Origins includes some story information along with lots of great gameplay. Batman on the go!--8/30/2013 11:13:08 AM--
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Which Next-Gen Console Might Have The Multiplatform Edge?
There are always small differences between different versions of multiplatform games. In the next generation, which new system might have the edge?--8/29/2013 10:23:48 PM--
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PS4 Version Of Destiny Will Receive Some Exclusive Content
Sony says their relationship with Activision is similar to the publisher's deal with Microsoft for exclusive CoD content. You gettin' Destiny on PS4, right?--8/29/2013 10:22:31 PM--
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Mobile Billing Option Arrives For PSN
There's a new way to pay for the goodies you purchase on the Sony Entertainment Network. If you see something you want on your phone, grab it!--8/29/2013 10:21:14 PM--
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Be The Zombie In Dying Light: The Night Hunter Is Hungry
If you pre-order Dying Light, you'll gain access to a very special multiplayer mode, in which you will assume the role of a freakish predator.--8/29/2013 10:19:47 PM--
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August 29th, 2013

Last Updated 1634 days, 7 hours, 55 minutes ago

Watch Dogs' Protagonist Isn't Necessarily A "Good Guy"
Aiden Pearce is a vigilante. This means he's neither a saint nor a sinner; he just has his own agenda, and he's out to enforce it. Sounds interesting...--8/29/2013 1:13:48 PM--
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PS4 Bundles Coming But "Haven't Been Fleshed Out Yet"
Sony says they will reveal information about launch bundles in due time, and these should be a great option. But we still want alternate colors, damnit.--8/29/2013 11:37:08 AM--
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The Last Of Us 1.03 Patch Has Tweaks, New Multiplayer Mode
Naughty Dog has released a new update that offers plenty of multiplayer upgrades, along with a brand new mode. Interrogation has you soliciting info...--8/29/2013 11:25:46 AM--
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Grand Theft Auto V Official Trailer: Pools, Heists, Miniguns
There have been lots of videos for GTAV, but this is the "Official" one, according to Rockstar. You'll also see it if you watch Breaking Bad on Sunday.--8/29/2013 11:11:23 AM--
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PS4, Xbox One Pre-Order Numbers: What Do They Really Mean?
We've got some updated pre-order numbers for the PS4 and Xbox One, but are they accurate? If they are, what can one conclude from these results?--8/28/2013 10:06:23 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto V's Huge Soundtrack Features Big Names
This soundtrack actually includes "around 20 movies worth of score," which is impressive in and of itself. But we'll also hear some celebrity voices.--8/28/2013 10:05:10 PM--
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Saints Row IV Tops 1 Million Sold
It didn't take long for the latest Saints Row to sell over one million copies. This could prove to be a lucrative acquisition for publisher Deep Silver.--8/28/2013 10:03:35 PM--
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Dragon Age Keep Proves The Importance Of Your Decisions
BioWare has revealed a nifty plan to ensure that your decisions in Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II will carry through to Dragon Age: Inquisition.--8/28/2013 10:02:20 PM--
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August 28th, 2013

Last Updated 1635 days, 9 hours, 15 minutes ago

TLoU Easter Egg Proves "The Road" Was A Big Inspiration?
For those who read, the similarities between Naughty Dog's The Last Of Us and Cormac McCarthy's award-winning novel should've been quite obvious.--8/28/2013 11:53:36 AM--
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Activision: Annual CoD Releases Simply Meet Player Demand
You can dislike the approach all you want, but Activision says there's demand for it, so they supply the game. Besides, having two studios really helps.--8/28/2013 11:40:42 AM--
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Borderlands 2 GotY Edition Confirmed, We Get Tons O' Content
The Game of the Year Edition for Borderlands 2 is stuffed with just about everything you can imagine, and it's a fantastic deal for only $60.--8/28/2013 11:25:48 AM--
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What Can Square Enix And Capcom Learn From Splinter Cell?
The publishers in question don't really make stealth-oriented military games. But they could learn a lot from how Ubisoft resurrected Splinter Cell.--8/27/2013 10:46:09 PM--
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Splinter Cell: Blacklist Review: Sam's Stealthy Redemption
Stealth fans will love this return to glorious form. Not only is the campaign diverse and challenging, but the multiplayer is catnip for co-op fans!--8/27/2013 10:40:03 PM--
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What Drives You To Pre-order?
Many extra goodies are offered to coax pre-orders out of gamers this generation, but we want to know what drives you to "make it so" well before release.--8/27/2013 10:18:01 PM--
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GTAV Coming To PS4? No, Sorry, It Was Merely A Typo
That Tweet from Sony UK got a lot of gamers excited, but it has since been clarified as a typo. Unless, of course, you think they're covering up...--8/27/2013 10:38:49 PM--
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EA On Battlefield 4 vs. Ghosts: We Feel Good About Our Horse
In the ongoing battle between Battlefield and Call of Duty, EA believes they've got the edge this year. They also say the FPS war is good for the industry.--8/27/2013 10:36:18 PM--
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Black Flag Naval Fort Gameplay: Man The Cannons, Me Hearties!
Another gameplay trailer walks us through some naval warfare. In the new installment, we'll be able to take over forts and make them our own.--8/27/2013 10:37:42 PM--
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August 27th, 2013

Last Updated 1636 days, 10 hours, 23 minutes ago

Madden NFL 25 Launch Trailer: A Quarter Century Of Virtual TDs
The latest Madden installment releases today, and the launch trailer highlights 25 years of virtual football excellence. Are you ready to celebrate?--8/27/2013 10:45:46 AM--
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EA Not Aiming To Annualize Battlefield
With Medal of Honor out of the picture, many have wondered if we'd start seeing a new Battlefield every year. But evidently, that won't happen.--8/27/2013 10:19:31 AM--
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Retail Rumor: Borderlands 2 Game Of The Year Edition Coming
If you missed out on one of the best co-op experiences of the generation, you'll want to grab this jam-packed GotY bundle. 99% chance it exists.--8/27/2013 10:30:43 AM--
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Is There A Genre You Just Don't "Get?"
Is there a category of video games that you've never understood? You've got friends who love 'em to death, but you just can't figure out the appeal?--8/26/2013 10:15:10 PM--
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Saints Row IV Review: Superpowered Saints Run Amok
It may suffer from a mild identity crisis and the game does feel a tad underwhelming, but the fun factor is sky-high and the atmosphere is great!--8/26/2013 10:12:19 PM--
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EA's Moore: We'll Never Ship An Offline Video Game Again
The days of games that don't offer any sort of online component are gone. EA accepts this, and says all their future titles will feature connectivity.--8/26/2013 10:11:12 PM--
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Azurite Blue PS3 Set For North America
Ooooh, pretty. The Azurite Blue PlayStation 3 model is heading to North America, and it'll come with a matching Blue Dual Shock 3 controller, too.--8/26/2013 10:09:50 PM--
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GameStop Managers Get A PS4 And 7 Games At Launch
It's a good time to be a GameStop manager. All store bosses will get a PS4 and 7 games at launch, and Microsoft will also deliver an Xbox One. ...wow.--8/26/2013 10:09:00 PM--
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August 26th, 2013

Last Updated 1637 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes ago

Take-Two Responds To Another Implied GTA-Inspired Crime
It's never going to an end. An 8-year-old shoots his 87-year-old guardian after playing GTAIV and it's the game's fault. He's 8...and playing GTAIV. WTF.--8/26/2013 11:51:16 AM--
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Capcom: "No Plans" To Bring Monster Hunter 4 To Vita
Monster Hunter 4 will launch exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS in a few weeks, and Capcom says they have no intention of releasing it for Sony's portable.--8/26/2013 11:41:02 AM--
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Madden NFL 25 Anniversary Edition Sets Records At Amazon
The Anniversary Edition has become the most pre-ordered sports video game of all time at Amazon.com. Yep, football season is closing in!--8/26/2013 11:29:57 AM--
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What JRPG Would You Recommend To An Intrigued JRPG Virgin?
You've been a JRPG fan for years. The genre has given you indescribably memorable moments. But how would you get a n00b interested in the genre?--8/25/2013 10:07:33 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: More PS4 Launch Titles Expected At Gamescom
Most readers expected Sony to reveal more PS4 launch games during this past week's event. No go, unfortunately. But who's pickin' up GTAV on day one?--8/25/2013 10:06:20 PM--
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Sony: Vita Probably Can't Handle GT6
While it's true that Sony's handheld is a highly capable unit, it would still be pretty tough to bring Gran Turismo 6 to the Vita. Yeah, that's pushin' it.--8/25/2013 10:04:57 PM--
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"Emergency Maintenance" For FFXIV: A Realm Reborn...Already
The problems are beginning before the game is even available to buy. On the plus side, these server issues just appear to be due to player overload, so...--8/25/2013 10:02:54 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto V Goes Gold, Rockstar Apologies For Leak
One of the most anticipated games of the entire generation has gone gold, but it's too bad that some spoilerific content has found its way to the Internet.--8/25/2013 10:03:43 PM--
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August 25th, 2013

Last Updated 1638 days, 22 hours, 35 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 25
We're closing in on the PlayStation 4 and there's rising excitement, vague The Last Guardian updates aren't helping, and I can't wait for Rain.--8/24/2013 10:33:41 PM--
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What If Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Outsells Lightning Returns?
Square-Enix is prepping an epic HD overhaul, but if it is more successful than the latest current generation game what will that tell the ailing game developer?--8/24/2013 10:03:27 PM--
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Brigmore Witches DLC Impressions: It's Finally Daud's Turn
The final piece of downloadable content for Dishonored has arrived, and we get to play as the bad guy! New abilities, new enemies and more.--8/24/2013 10:03:37 PM--
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August 24th, 2013

Last Updated 1639 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes ago

Check Out A Sampling Of Remastered Audio From FFX HD
The upcoming high-def version of Final Fantasy X boasts 60 tracks that are either rearranged or remastered, and you get a taste of that in this video.--8/24/2013 11:25:45 AM--
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Beefed Up Gravity Crash Ultra Will Shine On PlayStation Vita
Gravity Crash was a big hit on the PS3 a while back, and now it's going to grace the Vita with beautiful visuals, 60FPS, fresh levels, and tweaked weapons.--8/24/2013 11:15:34 AM--
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Editorial: Your Most Wanted Next-Gen Open-World Game Is...?
Games will just keep getting bigger and more expansive, as you can probably tell by looking at the confirmed next-gen titles. Which one tops your list?--8/23/2013 9:52:30 PM--
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Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse: True Adventure Comes To Vita
One of the most revered adventure franchises ever is coming to Sony's handheld! The fifth Broken Sword entry is bound to appeal to old-school fanatics.--8/23/2013 9:50:30 PM--
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Tomb Raider Tops 4 Million, Sleeping Dogs Was "Profitable"
Despite the fact that neither title met internal sales expectations, both still did well in the marketplace. Wonder if we'll see another Sleeping Dogs...--8/23/2013 9:48:50 PM--
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DuckTales Remastered Boxes Out, But Supply Is "Hyper-Limited"
They're not necessarily "physical copies" in the strictest sense of the term, just 'cuz there's no disc. But if you want the box, you need to act quickly.--8/23/2013 9:47:38 PM--
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August 23rd, 2013

Last Updated 1640 days, 9 hours, 7 minutes ago

Transfluent Brings Multilingual Translation To Unity Developers
A new plug-in for the Unity Engine should make localization a breeze with rapid multilingual translation and localization.--8/23/2013 12:01:05 PM--
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Deep Silver "Very Glad" They Acquired The Metro Brand
The publisher that acquired the Metro IP from THQ is happy with the results, as Metro: Last Light was a "positive experience." But there's a catch...--8/23/2013 11:45:09 AM--
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GTAV Travelogue Updated: Recreation, Artists And Serenity
What to do after tearing up the city? Well, it's time to head to the country and get some R&R; visit the country clubs, tattoo parlors and yoga studios.--8/23/2013 11:28:49 AM--
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Gran Turismo Movie Details Emerge, And Now We Understand
Initially, it didn't really register. How the heck do you make a film about a driving simulator? Well, the details are here and now we get it.--8/23/2013 11:13:24 AM--
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Are PS3 Exclusives More Exciting Than Confirmed PS4 Titles?
It's all too easy to get caught up in the next-gen hype. But if you do, you might forget that some seriously huge games are hitting the PS3 this year...--8/22/2013 10:57:04 PM--
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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review: Promise Unfulfilled
The blend of action and strategy works to some extent, but it lacks that which made XCOM: Enemy Unknown so damn engaging. It's just lacking.--8/22/2013 11:24:03 PM--
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Tretton On PS4: Ultimately, Gamers Look At The Overall Value
SCEA boss Jack Tretton says that while having a lower price point than the competition is "never a bad thing," it ultimately comes down to value.--8/22/2013 10:25:23 PM--
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Rainbow Six: Patriots Still In Development
Ubisoft promises that the anticipated new Rainbow Six installment is "still cooking," but they won't reveal it again until the devs "feel it's close to perfect."--8/22/2013 10:33:51 PM--
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Cage: "Game Over" A State Of Failure For The Developer
There will be no "Game Over" in Beyond: Two Souls (as there wasn't in Heavy Rain). That's an old-fashioned game feature, in the eyes of David Cage.--8/22/2013 10:45:41 PM--
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August 22nd, 2013

Last Updated 1641 days, 7 hours, 58 minutes ago

PS4 Pre-Orders Are "Breathtakingly High"
Sony says pre-orders are super high right now, and they plan to take care of new PS4 owners when the time comes. We wonder what that might entail...--8/22/2013 1:10:19 PM--
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Sony: PS4 UI "A Quantum Leap" Ahead Of Cross Media Bar
The company started their Gamescom media briefing with a presentation of the new console's UI, which is much more advanced than the PS3's XMB.--8/22/2013 11:51:00 AM--
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Ready At Dawn Showcases The Order's Revolutionary Physics
The developer showed off the next-level physics of The Order: 1886 at Gamescom. Objects will react realistically to your actions and environmental effects.--8/22/2013 11:34:36 AM--
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GameStop Sales Down, But Things Are Going As Planned
The quarterly results show down figures (although digital and mobile sales jumped), but GameStop figured this would happen. Next-gen looms!--8/22/2013 11:17:52 AM--
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Post-Gamescom: Did Sony Bolster Their Position Or Not?
Now that two more conferences are in the books, did Sony increase their perceived lead over Microsoft? Or did the Xbox One gain on the PlayStation 4?--8/21/2013 10:20:14 PM--
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EA: Mirror's Edge 2 Needed The Power Of Next-Gen Consoles
Fans of the original title have had a long wait, but EA says the ambitious sequel required next-gen power. Otherwise, compromises would've been made.--8/21/2013 10:19:02 PM--
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inFamous: Second Son Should Rock Our Worlds In February
The hotly anticipated sequel should be ready to go in February, so you should definitely have your PlayStation 4 by then. You will, won't you?--8/21/2013 10:17:29 PM--
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Dark Souls II Closed Beta Will Test Your "Intestinal Fortitude"
If you think you've got the requisite skills, you can try the Dark Souls II closed beta when it launches in October. But fair warning...it'll be a rough ride.--8/21/2013 10:14:51 PM--
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PS4 Boasts "hUMA" And Has The 3D Edge Over Xbox One (UPDATED)
There's a whole lot of technical jargon here that only certain people will understand, but it sounds like the PS4 will have superior 3D capabilities.--8/21/2013 10:15:48 PM--
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August 21st, 2013

Last Updated 1642 days, 9 hours, 16 minutes ago

Rain Dated And Priced, Dev Diary Makes Beautiful Music
This one will be unique and creative, and it might just tug at the ol' heartstrings. Furthermore, the music will definitely set it apart; it's haunting and gorgeous.--8/21/2013 11:52:12 AM--
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New Lightning Returns Trailer: Familiar Faces, Army Of One
The Savior's Choice trailer shows off the dangerous Wildlands, and we also see another familiar face from FFXIII, as well as Lightning's Army of One.--8/21/2013 11:39:29 AM--
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The Last Guardian Not A Top Priority For SCE Japan Studio?
Fumito Ueda has said the game is still in "earnest development," but other SCE Japan Studio titles are currently taking priority. What's the deal?--8/21/2013 11:26:29 AM--
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Joe Danger Brings His High-Flying Stunt Acts To The Vita
It makes perfect sense: Joe Danger belongs in the portable space, don't you think? Hello Games is making sure that the quality won't suffer a bit.--8/21/2013 11:17:26 AM--
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PS4 Gets 33 Games In 2013, 180 Total Currently In Development
New PS4 owners will have no less than 33 titles from which to choose this year, and more than 180 are already in development. Bring on the games!--8/20/2013 10:21:51 PM--
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Dual Shock 4 Will Be Available In A Couple Stylish Colors
The new PS4 controller won't just come in standard Jet Black. There will also be Wave Blue and Magma Red for those who want to spice up their gaming.--8/20/2013 10:15:09 PM--
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Do Not Fall Review: An Oh So Cute, Yet Oh So Challenging Experience
On the surface, this game appears to be all sorts of bouncy, colorful and fun. But don't be fooled: Beneath that charming exterior is a hardcore challenge.--8/20/2013 10:18:36 PM--
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12GB PS3 Confirmed For North America
The flash-based 12GB PS3 will be coming to the US, and it'll feature an attractive $199 price tag. Will that price entice a bunch of new PlayStation fans?--8/20/2013 10:16:07 PM--
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Borderlands 2 Vita: "A New Era Of Portable Shoot-And-Loot"
One of the very best co-op shooters ever devised will grace the PlayStation Vita next year. Let's hope they deliver all the previously released DLC, too.--8/20/2013 10:17:25 PM--
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August 20th, 2013

Last Updated 1643 days, 6 hours, 26 minutes ago

Breaking: PS4 Hits Store Shelves In North America On November 15
The date has been set: The PlayStation 4 will launch in North America on November 15 and in Europe on November 29. 32 countries get the PS4 this year!--8/20/2013 2:42:20 PM--
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PlayStation Vita Price Drops To $199
Sony's new handheld has received the price drop gamers and analysts have been asking for. At only $199, it's a much more appealing unit, isn't it?--8/20/2013 2:32:50 PM--
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Shadow Of The Beast Remake Rampaging Onto PlayStation 4
The original game debuted on the Amiga in 1989, and now the remake is headed to the PS4. Quite the gap in technology! And it looks very promising...--8/20/2013 3:23:24 PM--
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Sony Reveals Upgrade Program For Cross-Generation Games
If you pick up the PS3 version of a game like Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, you can get the digital PS4 iteration later at a discounted price. Nice!--8/20/2013 3:13:26 PM--
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Gran Turismo 6 Racing To Store Shelves Worldwide On December 6
Before the year is out, we will be playing the next incredible offering from Kazunori Yamauchi and the rest of the talented team at Polyphony Digital.--8/20/2013 2:19:18 PM--
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Free-To-Play LittleBigPlanet Hub Hits PS3 Later This Year
It's the first free-to-play game in the franchise's history, and fans will get a "truckload" of tools with which to create and build. Sackboy FTW!--8/20/2013 2:26:43 PM--
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Cage: "We're Getting Closer And Closer To True Photorealism"
Quantic Dream head honcho David Cage says the PlayStation 4 will begin the first steps taken toward total photorealism. Is that something you want?--8/20/2013 10:51:35 AM--
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Dragon Age: Inquisition Dev Diary: RPG Aficionados Revel
BioWare is working hard to create a bigger and better role-playing adventure, and they tell you a little about that process in the latest dev diary.--8/20/2013 10:38:42 AM--
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Concerning The PlayStation 4, How Much Has Sony Held Back?
Sony has often hinted that they've got more surprises in store for the PS4. Will we see some of them during their Gamescom conference? More launch games?--8/19/2013 10:14:32 PM--
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Child Of Light: JRPG-Inspired Blend Of Limbo And Final Fantasy
Ubisoft is currently working on a relatively low-budget project that is an homage to the JRPGs of yesteryear, and we can't WAIT to learn more about it.--8/19/2013 10:15:35 PM--
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More Retailers Slash Vita Prices, A Hint Of Something Official?
Target, Best Buy and Amazon have all dropped the price of Sony's handheld. They say it's only a sale, but what if this translates to an official price cut?--8/19/2013 10:16:26 PM--
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Thomas Was Alone Tops 700,000 Sales
One of the most acclaimed indie games of the generation has done very well from a sales perspective. Have you enjoyed Thomas Was Alone?--8/19/2013 10:17:32 PM--
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August 19th, 2013

Last Updated 1644 days, 6 hours, 37 minutes ago

Lords Of Shadow - Mirror Of Fate HD Set For PS3 And 360
The portable spin-off will receive the standard high-def upgrade and release for consoles this Halloween. And don't forget about Lords of Shadow 2!--8/19/2013 2:31:37 PM--
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Yakuza Restoration In The Works, More Details This Week
A new Yakuza is in development and although we don't know much about it, Sega should spill the beans later this week. Maybe it'll be for the PS4!--8/19/2013 11:22:15 AM--
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VGL's Kickstarter: Third Album, Concert Motion Picture Wanted!
This new Kickstarter campaign is worthy of your attention: Video Games Live wants to make a third album (in studio) and even a live concert movie!--8/19/2013 10:54:42 AM--
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The Bureau Launch Trailer: Don't Let The Aliens Take Over!
Those pesky aliens always get in the way. Why do they always want to take over the earth? Can't we all just get along? No...? Fine, time to throw down.--8/19/2013 11:11:29 AM--
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They Love It Now, But Will Devs Love The PS4 In Five Years?
It's great that so many developers seem to adore the PlayStation 4. But doesn't that initial accessibility indicate a definite lack of growth potential?--8/18/2013 10:14:22 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Vita Ain't Done Yet
The situation may seem dire, but most of our readers aren't ready to give up on the Vita just yet. This week, are we gonna see more PS4 launch titles?--8/18/2013 10:13:00 PM--
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Turtle Beach Reveals A Trio Of Ghosts-Themed Headsets
You had to expect that Turtle Beach would make a special headset for Call of Duty: Ghosts. And this year, they're giving you three separate models.--8/18/2013 10:11:57 PM--
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Yoshida Tweets About Remote Play
It's an intriguing feature and Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida has given us more pertinent details. Good news- it won't require a big memory card for the Vita.--8/18/2013 10:09:55 PM--
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Guilty Gear Creator Wants To "Attract As Many People As Possible"
This doesn't seem like a franchise that could ever appeal to the mainstream masses, but the creator does want to attract more gamers. Is it a good idea?--8/18/2013 10:08:40 PM--
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August 18th, 2013

Last Updated 1645 days, 22 hours, 44 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 18
I wonder if Grand Theft Auto V could have the same impact GTAIII had nearly a dozen years ago, Hideo Kojima worries me a little, and big games are coming.--8/17/2013 10:24:29 PM--
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August 17th, 2013

Last Updated 1646 days, 7 hours, 40 minutes ago

What's The "Big Surprise" In MGSV?
Hideo Kojima is teasing a "big surprise" for franchise fans when Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain arrives. It has never been done before, either...--8/17/2013 1:28:51 PM--
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Editorial: All These Classic Remakes, What's Next?
It's a hot trend these days: Take an old video game from the 8-bit or 16-bit eras, and update it with high-definition visuals. What classic should be next?--8/17/2013 12:07:45 AM--
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Sony To Reveal PlayStation 4 "Release Plans" During Gamescom
Many expect Sony to give us the PS4 launch date next week during Gamescom, and the company appears to be ready to do just that. You psyched?--8/16/2013 11:31:28 PM--
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Castle Of Illusion HD Set For September 3
This anticipated high-def remake has been dated, and there's good news for PS3 owners. For the nostalgia lovers, you've got incentive to pre-order...!--8/16/2013 11:40:27 PM--
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Ubisoft: Next-Gen Watch Dogs Boasts A Fully Alive Chicago
The power of the next-generation consoles has allowed Ubisoft to take the next step in the creation of open-world environments. Chicago will "feel" real!--8/16/2013 11:51:09 PM--
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August 16th, 2013

Last Updated 1647 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes ago

Dying Light Gameplay Walkthrough: A New Twist On Zombie Huntin'
Every gamer has hunted zombies, but have you ever done it from a first-person free-running perspective? Speed may be necessary, but strategy is critical.--8/16/2013 1:20:45 PM--
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The Wolverine Writer Is Now Rewriting The Assassin's Creed Script
Scott Frank, who has an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, has the Assassin's Creed movie script to rewrite. Obviously, this means the film is a ways off.--8/16/2013 11:34:35 AM--
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Thief Uprising Trailer: The Ailing City Is One Big Playground
The new trailer for the anticipated Thief reboot displays a city that reminds us of Dunwall, and the protagonist could go hog-wild in there!--8/16/2013 11:21:29 AM--
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Operation Suzaku Seeks To Bring Final Fantasy Type-0 West
We don't know why Square Enix hasn't brought Final Fantasy Type-O to western territories, but one movement is calling them out. Make it happen!--8/16/2013 11:09:09 AM--
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What Game Trait Do You Miss Most From The Golden Age?
It's basically impossible to compare video games today to the games we had 20 and 30 years ago. But what about those days to you miss the most?--8/15/2013 10:46:28 PM--
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Killzone: Mercenary Preview: The Shooter That Saves The Vita?
The multiplayer beta proves that Guerrilla has delivered a highly polished, well-paced game that really pushes the Vita. But will the gamers respond?--8/15/2013 10:31:31 PM--
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Activision Unconcerned About Lower Call Of Duty: Ghosts Pre-Orders
Pre-order numbers for Ghosts are well behind those of Black Ops II, but Activision isn't worried at all. They say the console transition is to blame.--8/15/2013 10:21:15 PM--
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Payday 2 Will Get A Year's Worth Of DLC
Developer Overkill Software won't be abandoning their new multiplayer shooter. In fact, they're gonna support the hell out of it with 5 DLC packs!--8/15/2013 10:30:23 PM--
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July NPD: NCAA Football 14 Tops A Relatively Bare Month
Summer months are usually pretty slow for the video game industry, and July was no exception. Well, at least The Last Of Us hit third on the software chart.--8/15/2013 10:12:18 PM--
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August 15th, 2013

Last Updated 1648 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes ago

Dragon's Crown Lands In Europe, Australia On October 11
One of 2013's prettiest and best-designed games will finally make its way to Europe, Australia and other PAL territories in October. You can't miss it!--8/15/2013 11:49:15 AM--
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GTAV Online Multiplayer Video: Have Lots Of Fun, Your Way
Do whatever you want, whenever you want. That's the bottom line, and it's bound to appeal to anyone with a sense of open-world adventure and creativity.--8/15/2013 11:25:52 AM--
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Skylanders Toys Outsell All Action Figures In US And Europe
Activision has revealed that so far this year, the Skylanders figurines have outsold all other action figures in North America and Europe. MOOLAH.--8/15/2013 11:35:31 AM--
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The 2013 FPS Battle: Does Killzone Beat BF4 And Ghosts?
Three major shooters will be competing for the overall FPS crown later this year. Does the PS4 exclusive have the edge in terms of quality?--8/14/2013 10:17:16 PM--
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Dragon's Crown Sorceress Figurine Can't Be Sold Now...Why?
The 1/8 scale statue is awfully attractive, but it may be too racy. Is that the reason why the Japanese manufacturer has had to halt existing orders?--8/14/2013 10:16:04 PM--
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Crews Make A Comeback In NBA 2K14
2K Sports says it was the "most-requested mode" for this year's NBA 2K effort, so they've listened to the fans. The game will also include European teams.--8/14/2013 10:14:52 PM--
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Awesomenauts Will Make The PS4 Even More Awesome
The popular digital title will be making its way to its fourth platform, and that platform is the PlayStation 4. See, we knew the PS4 could get more awesome.--8/14/2013 10:13:21 PM--
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DICE: Battlefield 4 Player Stats Will Carry Over To Next Gen
Not to be outdone by Infinity Ward, DICE has revealed that Battlefield 4 player stats will carry over from the current generation to the next.--8/14/2013 10:12:21 PM--
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August 14th, 2013

Last Updated 1649 days, 5 hours, 8 minutes ago

Ghosts Multiplayer Revealed, DLC Info, Season Pass Confirmed
It's a big day for Call of Duty fans, as Activision and Infinity Ward have revealed the multiplayer, and provided info concerning cross-gen DLC.--8/14/2013 4:00:13 PM--
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The Witcher 3 Cinematic Trailer: Geralt Just Doesn't Negotiate
The latest video proves that Geralt is a guy who isn't interested in compromise or negotiation. He knows what needs to be done, and he's gonna do it.--8/14/2013 10:42:20 AM--
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Rockstar On GTAV: "It's Levels Of Magnitude Above GTAIV"
When they say they've "considered the placement of every tree" and tell us that most gamers won't see everything they've created, we get all giddy.--8/14/2013 10:23:00 AM--
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North America Gets A Batman: Arkham Origins Collector's Edition
We first learned about the special bundle for Europe; now we hear about the cool package set for North America and Australia. Batman fans are drooling!--8/14/2013 10:10:59 AM--
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Tell Sony One Thing They Can Do To Save The PlayStation Vita
The predictions are dire, so if you could have a chat with the Sony bosses, what would you recommend? Does the price have to fall? Is it all about games?--8/13/2013 10:15:57 PM--
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Tales of Xillia Review: JRPG Fans Get What They Want (Mostly)
Even though it's clear that the genre still needs to play catch-up, this is a well-constructed, robust, highly entertaining JRPG that most fans will love.--8/13/2013 10:00:42 PM--
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Call Of Duty Infographic Is Insane...And A Little Frightening
This assortment of statistics compiled by Activision is totally wacky. You knew CoD was popular, but you might never have imagined such numbers...--8/13/2013 9:54:48 PM--
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Rayman Legends Demo Drops Next Week
It should end up being one of the most accomplished titles of the year. If you're a long-time fan or a curious newcomer, you'll want to try the demo.--8/13/2013 9:53:42 PM--
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Rumor: 12GB Flash-Based PS3 Headed To North America Soon
It has been available in Europe and Hong Kong since late last year, but now it appears the 12GB Flash memory PS3 will also be coming to North America.--8/13/2013 9:52:19 PM--
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Rockstar Launches GTAV Travelogue: Where You Wanna Go?
This is going to be a thriving, dynamic virtual world, and Rockstar has launched an interactive travelogue that tells you what to expect. ...awesomeness.--8/13/2013 9:51:10 PM--
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August 13th, 2013

Last Updated 1650 days, 10 hours, 20 minutes ago

Dishonored Brigmore Witches DLC Arrives, Last Step For Daud
The final piece of DLC for last year's award-winning title launches today. You can find out what will happen to Daud; whether he'll be spared or punished...--8/13/2013 10:48:05 AM--
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No Available Aircraft In Watch Dogs
Ubisoft has confirmed that we won't be able to fly in Watch Dogs. However, we can still drive all sorts of vehicles, and we can even leave the city...--8/13/2013 10:35:00 AM--
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Castlevania Dev: New Contra Can't Just Be A Generic Shooter
Mercury Steam might dive into a new Contra project, but only if they've got new ideas that will reinvent the franchise. It can't be just another shooter.--8/13/2013 10:20:50 AM--
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Real Men Cry: What Game(s) Turned On The Waterworks For You?
It's okay to admit it. There are some games that just pull at the ol' heartstrings and before you know it, you've got tears running down your cheeks.--8/12/2013 10:41:18 PM--
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Capcom Warned Staff: "At This Rate, We'll Be Left Behind"
In talking about their new IP, Deep Down, Capcom mentioned that the staff was warned that they'd be "left behind." But has it already happened...?--8/12/2013 9:57:52 PM--
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Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Blows Up PlayStation Vita
Duke is back! He didn't fare well in his last outing, but how bad could this port of Duke Nukem 3D really be? And it should be a blast on Sony's handheld.--8/12/2013 9:56:31 PM--
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More Incentives To Pick Up Killer Is Dead
If the insanity of the game isn't enough motivation, you should appreciate all the extra stuff: Free day-one DLC, along with an art book and soundtrack!--8/12/2013 9:54:58 PM--
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DICE To Reveal New BF4 Game Mode And Map At Gamescom
The developer plans to appease the FPS fanatics with a brand new game mode and map for Battlefield 4! They will be put on display at Gamescom this month.--8/12/2013 9:54:08 PM--
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August 12th, 2013

Last Updated 1651 days, 10 hours, 7 minutes ago

Oddworld Dev On Why They Like Working With The PlayStation 4
Just Add Water explains why working with Sony's new console is a relatively easy and satisfying experience. This, as opposed to the PS3 when it started...--8/12/2013 11:01:01 AM--
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Square Enix Teases FFX/FFX-2 Remaster Audio Drama
The Remastered versions of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 will feature a special half-hour audio episode as a bonus. The music will take you back!--8/12/2013 10:48:14 AM--
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Rockstar To Reveal New Info On GTAV Multiplayer Mode
We'll get online multiplayer details and a new trailer on Thursday, so get ready for more GTAV hype! Remember, the game is only five weeks away...--8/12/2013 10:37:23 AM--
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After One Console Generation Of DLC, What Is Your Verdict?
Console gamers have been exposed to DLC for one generation, which is about to end. What's your verdict on the practice so far?--8/11/2013 10:41:35 PM--
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If You've Got A Strange Favorite Game, Defend It Now!
Not everybody likes the same games. Some of you will even say your favorite title of all time is just plain weird. Well, here's your chance to defend it!--8/11/2013 10:33:01 PM--
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Pachter: "The Vita Is Dead, It's Over"
Analyst Michael Pachter hits us right between the eyes with the ugly prediction- the Vita is done. But could Sony's portable enjoy a resurgence...?--8/11/2013 10:31:55 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Sony's Marketing Will Improve With PS4
Most readers believe Sony will do a better job with marketing the PlayStation brand in the new generation. Now, do you think it's over for the Vita?--8/11/2013 10:30:35 PM--
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Elizabeth Dons Fitting New Costume For Burial At Sea DLC
In the upcoming Bioshock Infinite DLC, Elizabeth will be sporting a brand new outfit. It's a dream come true for cosplayers, wouldn't you say?--8/11/2013 10:29:22 PM--
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Final Fantasy XIV Beta Dates Set, More Incentives Detailed
If you want to check out A Realm Reborn, mark your calendars: Between August 17 and 19, PS3 and PC owners can jump into the beta test. Get ready!--8/11/2013 10:28:07 PM--
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August 11th, 2013

Last Updated 1652 days, 22 hours, 17 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 11
BioWare definitely listened to fan feedback before making the new Dragon Age, that Burial at Sea DLC is gonna be awesome, and Dragon's Crown is FUN.--8/10/2013 10:51:02 PM--
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August 10th, 2013

Last Updated 1653 days, 7 hours, 9 minutes ago

'Operation Blinking Mirror' To Flood Konami With Suikoden Greatness
The Suikoden charge marches on as fans prepare to flood Konami with enough love to kill them kindly.--8/10/2013 1:59:26 PM--
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Blacklist Multiple Choices Trailer: How Do I Dispatch Thee...?
The latest trailer for Splinter Cell: Blacklist features all sorts of ways to approach and eliminate your foes. How will you get the job done? Stealth, right?--8/10/2013 10:37:43 AM--
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Editorial: What The Heck Is A "Guilty Pleasure" Game, Anyway?
We've all used this label at one time or another, but did you ever actually feel guilty when playing a game? Like, a palpable feeling of real guilt?--8/9/2013 10:21:26 PM--
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Barlog Returns To SCEA, Working On A "Freaking Huge" Game
After working with some seriously big names, God of War II director Cory Barlog has returned to SCEA, where he's working on quite the project...--8/9/2013 10:07:08 PM--
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Lord Of The Rings Actor Says He's Excited For A "New Uncharted"
The dude who played the hobbit Merry in "Lord of the Rings" may be aware of Uncharted 4. Then again, maybe he just said what we'd all say.--8/9/2013 9:58:48 PM--
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August 9th, 2013

Last Updated 1654 days, 9 hours, 36 minutes ago

Do Polls Prove That Most Core Gamers Are Siding With PS4?
With popularity polls showing the PS4 to be the heavy favorite, one has to wonder: Does this prove that most hardcore gamers are PlayStation fans?--8/9/2013 11:32:47 AM--
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Target To Hold Sale For All Vita Models
Between the week of August 18 and 24, the PlayStation Vita will be marked down at Target. If you're not a Vita owner yet, you should consider this.--8/9/2013 1:31:02 PM--
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Saints Row IV One Million Dollar Pack Goes For...Yes, $1 Million
This is the ultimate limited edition. There's one available and it will cost you one million dollars. It's not a joke (we don't think); it's just NUTS.--8/9/2013 11:51:20 AM--
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Do You See Gaming As Relaxation, Or Is It About The Competition?
Video games offer very different forms of entertainment: Some use them to escape and relax, while others simply crave the competition.--8/8/2013 10:39:11 PM--
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Destiny Preview: The Co-Op Revolution
We've seen co-op-based shooters before, but nothing that aspires to the dynamic scope and scale of Destiny. Take a peek at the future of co-op gaming.--8/8/2013 10:37:04 PM--
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Deep Silver Doesn't Expect Dead Island "To Stop At This Point"
While many say Riptide as a step backward, Deep Silver still believes a third entry is more than possible. And if it happens, it'll be familiar to the fans.--8/8/2013 10:36:01 PM--
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Pre-Orders Alone Covered Development Cost Of Payday 2
That's the right way to do it. The pre-orders alone have been enough to allow publisher 505 Games to break even...turning a profit is assured!--8/8/2013 10:34:59 PM--
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Black Ops II Apocalypse DLC Confirmed: Origins = More Zombies
The final piece of downloadable content for Call of Duty: Black Ops II has been revealed, and it features four new maps and an all-new Origins mode.--8/8/2013 10:34:09 PM--
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August 8th, 2013

Last Updated 1655 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes ago

Infinite Burial At Sea DLC: Elizabeth Won't Play Like Booker
The developers have made it plain that Elizabeth won't be just "Booker in a dress." She'll have to deal with obstacles in her own way, which sounds great.--8/8/2013 11:46:02 AM--
1655 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes old - 4 comments

Yoshida: Plus Isn't Required To "Share"
You need to be an Xbox Live Gold member to access the Game DVR feature. So some were wondering if you need to be a Plus member to "Share." Nope.--8/8/2013 11:29:57 AM--
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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Trailer: A Charming Reminder
This high-definition collection is one of the most anticipated titles of the year for die-hard JRPG fans. Here's a peek at what will arrive in September.--8/8/2013 11:18:32 AM--
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Will Gamescom Turn Into A PS4 vs. Xbox One Exclusive War?
With the show only a few weeks away and both manufacturers promising big game announcements, the post-Gamescom comparisons ought to be...crazy.--8/7/2013 10:24:14 PM--
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Updated Pre-Order Game Charts For US: Time To Discuss
The pre-order charts for this country are awfully interesting. You can see the current - and possibly future - trends mirrored in those numbers.--8/7/2013 10:23:12 PM--
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Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons Comes To PSN, PC On September 3
This heartwarming adventure about two sons who must work together to save their father has been dated for PSN and PC. It's promising and refreshing.--8/7/2013 10:21:52 PM--
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Black Ops II Teaser Trailer Hints At Game's Last Piece Of DLC?
A new teaser trailer for something called "Black Ops II Origins" has arrived. It doesn't tell us much, but we have to assume it's the final piece of DLC.--8/7/2013 10:21:04 PM--
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August 7th, 2013

Last Updated 1656 days, 9 hours, 12 minutes ago

Kickbeat Gets Down With The Battlin' Rhythm On September 3
The game that has you beating on a slew of enemies in time to the music has a release date. Kickbeat is all about rhythmic combat, so get moving!--8/7/2013 11:56:32 AM--
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Character Customization, Armor Returns In Dragon Age: Inquisition
BioWare has heeded the criticism of gamers and they're taking the appropriate steps. When Inquisition comes out, it should be the RPG we all want!--8/7/2013 11:41:32 AM--
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Batman: Arkham Origins Gets A Collector's Edition In The UK
If you live in the UK, you have the option of a pretty slick Collector's Edition. Wonder if gamers in the US will get the same attractive package...--8/7/2013 11:26:37 AM--
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Are Gamers Really That Miffed About Plus Being A Requirement?
When it was confirmed that PS4 players would have to be PlayStation Plus subscribers to play online, one assumed the Internet would've exploded.--8/6/2013 10:51:28 PM--
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PlayStation Bid For Greatness Auction: Check The Winners
It really was a good idea for an auction but unfortunately, there are always cheaters in any competition. Even so, here are the legit winners.--8/6/2013 10:42:03 PM--
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Murdered: Soul Suspect Won't Release Until After March 2014
It originally had an "early 2014" launch window, but now Square Enix says it won't release until after March. Still, it's on track for next year, at least.--8/6/2013 10:30:39 PM--
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The Simpsons RPG Is A Possibility
Original series writer and 8-time Emmy Award winner Al Jean says the possibility of an RPG based on "The Simpsons" has been "talked about." Well, bring it on!--8/6/2013 10:21:33 PM--
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Rumor: Dishonored Game Of The Year Edition Coming Soon
If there's one game from 2012 that deserves a Game of the Year Edition, it's this one. The package may include all DLC and the Void Walker's Arsenal.--8/6/2013 10:11:40 PM--
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August 6th, 2013

Last Updated 1657 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes ago

Sony Rejects Loeb's Proposal To Split Off Entertainment Division
Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel S. Loeb wanted Sony to spin off their entertainment division, but Sony has opted to keep the company whole.--8/6/2013 10:34:10 AM--
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Naughty Dog: Gamers Will See How TLoU Originally Ended
Writing a story is a daunting experience. You typically have several ideas, and Naughty Dog had "three or four" for the ending of The Last Of Us.--8/6/2013 10:23:04 AM--
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Die-Hard Bioshock Fans: Want A Devil's Kiss Replica Bottle?
If you're a collector of anything video game-related, you should definitely consider these limited-run Devil's Kiss vigor replica bottles. ...hot!--8/6/2013 10:47:13 AM--
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Do Retro Games Only Appeal To Veteran, Old-School Peeps?
With the influx of old-school titles in the digital world, there seems to be a serious uptick in retro popularity. So, it can't just appeal to the older gamers...--8/5/2013 10:11:59 PM--
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Dragon's Crown Review: A Beautiful, Bountiful Fusion
The combination of action and fantasy role-playing elements will keep you playing for hours. Gorgeous artistry and awesome gameplay are the highlights.--8/5/2013 10:08:01 PM--
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Rumor: PS4/Vita Bundle Hits This Holiday Season For $500
A source says we can expect to see a holiday bundle this year that includes the PlayStation 4 and Vita for "about $500." Sounds like a fantastic deal!--8/5/2013 10:06:29 PM--
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Raymond: Big-Budget Games Will "Stifle Innovation Eventually"
Developers and publishers who invest giant chunks of money into a project aren't interested in risks. Hence, Jade Raymond says originality is stifled.--8/5/2013 10:04:29 PM--
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Don't Worry, Tekken X Street Fighter Is Still On The Way
Fighting aficionados have been wondering about the status of Tekken X Street Fighter. It hasn't been canceled, but you'll still have to wait...--8/5/2013 10:05:33 PM--
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Volition Wasn't Happy About Tera Patrick Promoting Saints Row 2
It was THQ's idea to bring on pornstar Tera Patrick to help promote a piece of DLC for Saints row 2. Developer Volition wasn't too enthusiastic about it.--8/5/2013 10:03:38 PM--
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August 5th, 2013

Last Updated 1658 days, 7 hours, 43 minutes ago

Is The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim The Best Game Of The Generation?
Amazon UK's recent contest says it is. Of course, such a question is guaranteed to create all sorts of discussions and arguments...is Skyrim your pick?--8/5/2013 1:25:27 PM--
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Infinity Ward Teases Squads Gameplay For Call Of Duty: Ghosts
Are you ready for Squads in the new Call of Duty? Infinity Ward boss Mark Rubin has gotten everyone talking with a teaser vid that may show a new mode.--8/5/2013 11:42:50 AM--
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Take-Two Registers "HungoverX" Domain, But What For?
The Grand Theft Auto publisher has recently registered a new domain, but we have no idea what it's for. Is it for an existing IP or a new project...?--8/5/2013 11:32:59 AM--
1658 days, 9 hours, 36 minutes old - 0 comments

PlayStation All-Stars Support Ceases
No more content will be produced for the solid brawler. It's too bad, because we anticipated seeing plenty of new fighters added to the roster.--8/5/2013 11:22:28 AM--
1658 days, 9 hours, 46 minutes old - 5 comments

What Games Best Balanced Open World With A Strong Story?
Does it always have to be freedom versus a great story? We ask what games you think are on the right track for striking a proper balance.--8/4/2013 10:25:08 PM--
1658 days, 22 hours, 43 minutes old - 35 comments

LGBT Content In Video Games: For Art, Yes, For Politics, No
If you want to put LGBT content in video games, go for it. But only if it's for the sake of art, and not for the sake of an obvious political agenda.--8/4/2013 10:16:25 PM--
1658 days, 22 hours, 52 minutes old - 51 comments

PSXE Poll Update: Move Won't Gain Much Traction Next Gen
Most believe the PlayStation Move won't get much more popular when the PS4 comes out. But do they think Sony will do a better job with PS marketing?--8/4/2013 10:15:14 PM--
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New Watch Dogs Trailer: High Drama And Slam-Bang Action
A brand new Watch Dogs video is loaded with plenty of thrills. Fall seems like such a long way away; can't we get our hands on this one sooner?!--8/4/2013 10:11:59 PM--
1658 days, 22 hours, 57 minutes old - 0 comments

Rocksmith 2014 Takes Learning Guitar To A Whole New Level
This isn't just any ol' video game; it's actually a training simulator for those who want to learn guitar. And the new Rocksmith will be a true educator!--8/4/2013 10:14:07 PM--
1658 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes old - 8 comments

New Black Flag Screens Show Off The Present-Day Motif
Assassin's Creed is known for its beautiful historical locations, but don't forget that the REAL setting in each game is very much modern-day...--8/4/2013 10:13:13 PM--
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August 4th, 2013

Last Updated 1659 days, 21 hours, 59 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: August 4
Take-Two might actually be able to pull off a "permanent" IP, I'm glad they green-lit a next-gen Tomb Raider, and Dragon's Crown is top-quality stuff.--8/3/2013 11:09:00 PM--
1659 days, 21 hours, 59 minutes old - 25 comments

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August 3rd, 2013

Last Updated 1660 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes ago

ESRB Tweaks Look Of Game Ratings For Sake Of Clarity
What the ratings mean is staying the same; the change is purely cosmetic. Still, the ESRB hopes that this will make the ratings all the more visible.--8/3/2013 11:35:46 AM--
1660 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes old - 18 comments

Editorial: How Big Is Too Big?
With the expanding sizes of our virtual worlds, we're entering realms of unprecedented immersion. But when do they start to feel overwhelming?--8/2/2013 11:10:46 PM--
1660 days, 21 hours, 58 minutes old - 37 comments

Pat Robertson: Murder In GTA As Sinful As In Real Life
The Evangelical host says there's little difference between digital and real murder. This argument sounds familiar.--8/2/2013 11:29:20 PM--
1660 days, 21 hours, 39 minutes old - 53 comments

Carmack On PS4 And Xbox One: "It's Weird How Close They Are"
id Software founder John Carmack says it's "almost amazing how close they are in capabilities." But is he the right guy to be commenting on PlayStation...?--8/2/2013 10:53:10 PM--
1660 days, 22 hours, 15 minutes old - 0 comments

Rainbow Skies Set For PS3/Vita, Pleases RPG Fans In 2014
Eastasiasoft has announced that the Rainbow Moon sequel will come exclusively to the PlayStation Network in 2014. It'll be perfect for old-schoolers!--8/2/2013 10:43:10 PM--
1660 days, 22 hours, 25 minutes old - 8 comments

Ridge Racer Driftopia Set For PS3 And PC, Closed Beta Starts
The new free-to-play Ridge Racer is coming to the PS3 and PC later this year, and you can sign up right now to participate in the closed beta on Steam.--8/2/2013 10:33:43 PM--
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August 2nd, 2013

Last Updated 1661 days, 9 hours, 35 minutes ago

Whore Of The Orient Gameplay Emerges
The game must still be a long ways off, but a "trusted source" has leaked some very early footage. At least it gives us an idea of the setting and style.--8/2/2013 11:33:07 AM--
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Saints Row IV Dev Diary: We Do This For All Our Crazy Fans
Deep Silver has tossed over the game's first developer diary, and we hear how the team wanted to satisfy the fans by giving them what they want.--8/2/2013 11:24:43 AM--
1661 days, 9 hours, 44 minutes old - 4 comments

Ace Combat Infinity A Free-To-Play Title, Exclusive To PS3
Yep, the revered franchise is returning but this time, it'll be a free-to-play experience exclusive to the PlayStation Network. You like that idea?--8/2/2013 11:16:01 AM--
1661 days, 9 hours, 52 minutes old - 15 comments

What's The One Game You'd Buy Any Platform To Play?
What game, if it came out, is the one that would force you to buy a new game console, no questions asked? It would have to be a very special title...--8/1/2013 10:01:23 PM--
1661 days, 23 hours, 7 minutes old - 81 comments

Destiny Could Be Worth $1 Billion, Ghosts Pre-Order Update
Activision plans to turn Destiny into yet another billion-dollar franchise, and Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-orders are tracking well behind Black Ops II.--8/1/2013 10:00:21 PM--
1661 days, 23 hours, 8 minutes old - 0 comments

Want A Metal Gear Rising Sequel?
Konami has a questionnaire floating around and one of the questions pertains to a Metal Gear Rising sequel. What would you like to see in a follow-up title?--8/1/2013 9:59:24 PM--
1661 days, 23 hours, 9 minutes old - 20 comments

Analyst: GTAV Could Sell 18-20 Million Before March 31, 2014
Grand Theft Auto V will undoubtedly be a hot item. One analyst thinks it can sell as many as 20 million units before Take-Two's fiscal year is over.--8/1/2013 9:58:24 PM--
1661 days, 23 hours, 10 minutes old - 8 comments

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August 1st, 2013

Last Updated 1662 days, 8 hours, 3 minutes ago

Square Enix Confirms Tomb Raider Sequel For Next Gen
That Tomb Raider reboot was excellent, and the good news is that the new Lara won't disappear. A sequel has been confirmed for next-gen consoles!--8/1/2013 1:05:23 PM--
1662 days, 8 hours, 3 minutes old - 0 comments

Fans Select Tom Cruise For Lead Role In Watch Dogs Movie
Ubisoft needed to know who the fans wanted to play Aiden Pearce in the Watch Dogs film. Amid plenty of big names, the choice seemed clear: Tom Cruise.--8/1/2013 11:46:54 AM--
1662 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes old - 0 comments

Second Son Trailer: Who Knew Smoke Was So Darn Powerful?
In a new behind-the-scenes trailer, Sucker Punch explains how they tackled the challenge of making smoke look so cool...and yeah, you need smoke.--8/1/2013 11:32:26 AM--
1662 days, 9 hours, 36 minutes old - 0 comments

Capcom's Deep Down Apparently An MMO, Only On PS4?
Those of you hoping for a next-gen Demon's Souls or Dragon's Dogma will be disappointed, but if you want a AAA Monster Hunter type game, here ya go.--8/1/2013 11:20:59 AM--
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Will GTAV's Story Be Great...And Do We Care If It Isn't?
There will clearly be an emphasis on story and character development in Grand Theft Auto V. But is it difficult for fans to leave the past behind?--7/31/2013 10:02:51 PM--
1662 days, 23 hours, 6 minutes old - 15 comments

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Preview: A Role-Playing Revolution?
Role-playing fanatics are anxiously awaiting CD Projekt Red's super ambitious title. And for good reason. Is this a glimpse of gaming's future...?--7/31/2013 10:00:49 PM--
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PS4 Demand To "Significantly Outstrip Supply" In UK
Sony has imposed a limitation on PlayStation 4 orders in the UK: If you don't pre-order by Monday, they can't guarantee you get the system on launch day.--7/31/2013 9:59:23 PM--
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Former EA CEO: Activision Could End Up A "Sh**** Company"
There are two future scenarios for Activision, as far as former EA CEO John Riccitiello is concerned. One of them ends with Activision in the gutter.--7/31/2013 9:56:17 PM--
1662 days, 23 hours, 12 minutes old - 16 comments

Naughty Dog On Jak 4: "No Plans Now; We Tried And Failed"
It seems the developer did try to make a fourth installment but it just didn't pan out. However, that doesn't mean they won't try again in the future...--7/31/2013 9:57:14 PM--
1662 days, 23 hours, 11 minutes old - 10 comments

Journey, The Unfinished Swan Bundle Now Available On PSN
Sony has bundled together two of the most heartfelt downloadable games ever. If you missed 'em both, you MUST take advantage of this $14.99 sale.--7/31/2013 9:58:10 PM--
1662 days, 23 hours, 10 minutes old - 6 comments

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