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--9/30/2013 11:51:57 AM--

September 30th, 2013

Last Updated 1602 days, 9 hours, 21 minutes ago

GTAV Online Sounds Incredibly Immersive And Very Diverse
A bunch of information regarding the online aspect of Grand Theft Auto V has arrived today, and it makes the experience sound deep and satisfying.--9/30/2013 11:51:57 AM--
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Shadow Fall Comes In At 50GB...And You Still Want Digital?
Sony has confirmed that the Killzone: Shadow Fall digital file comes in at a whopping 50GB. And that's the kind of file you want to have to download?--9/30/2013 11:16:20 AM--
1602 days, 9 hours, 56 minutes old - 0 comments

Poll: 64% Of Consumers Won't Buy New Game Hardware In 2013
A new Reuters poll indicates that 64% of consumers have no interest in purchasing a game-dedicated device this holiday season. Is that a bad sign?--9/30/2013 11:31:10 AM--
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At Generation's End: "I Wish I Hadn't Bought That"
Before we move on to the next generation let's come to terms with our purchasing mistakes this time around.--9/29/2013 10:41:10 PM--
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Is It Important For The PS4 To Outsell The Xbox One Early?
Some believe the PS4 is positioned to outsell the Xbox One out of the gate, but is that critical? Is it really important for Sony to get a head start?--9/29/2013 10:15:21 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: GTAV Is Definitely One Of The Best Ever
Most readers say Grand Theft Auto V is easily one of the best games of all time, and we're inclined to agree. Now, do you expect great things from Beyond?--9/29/2013 10:14:05 PM--
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Thief Dual Shock 4 Features, Maintains The "Stealth Core"
We learn how the developers utilize the Dual Shock 4 to bring control innovation to the Thief reboot, and they promise that stealth is still the focus.--9/29/2013 10:13:04 PM--
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Arkham Origins About 12 Hours In Length, First DLC Revealed
The first batch of extra content for Batman: Arkham Origins is called Initiation, and we'll get to leave Gotham to play it! There's a new difficulty level, too.--9/29/2013 10:10:34 PM--
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Pre-Order Beyond At GameStop, Receive The Special Edition
If you haven't yet pre-ordered what could be one of the best games of the generation, do it now. GameStop will upgrade you to the Special Edition!--9/29/2013 10:11:31 PM--
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September 29th, 2013

Last Updated 1603 days, 22 hours, 50 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: September 29
I wonder at the reasons behind the shift to action in Resident Evil, I can't understand the appeal of microtransactions, and I play and enjoy "rain."--9/28/2013 10:22:04 PM--
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September 28th, 2013

Last Updated 1604 days, 9 hours, 53 minutes ago

Dying Light's Gameplay, Story, Different Than Dead Island
Yeah, there's an open world and zombies. That doesn't mean Dying Light is exactly like Dead Island. In fact, Techland says it's very different.--9/28/2013 11:19:10 AM--
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Editorial: How Can Video Game Journalism Get Better?
The world of gaming journalism has come a long way in several decades, but what must we do to grow and mature? In short, how exactly do we catch up?--9/27/2013 10:10:26 PM--
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Watch Dogs Map More About "Density" Rather Than Size
The game's creative director compares the Watch Dogs world map to GTAV's, and says it's not about size but about density. That's what's most important.--9/27/2013 10:08:42 PM--
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Plus October Deals Led By SotC, Hotline Miami, Reckoning
A bunch of awesome titles will come to the Instant Game Collection in October! Plus members will get games like Shadow of the Colossus for free!--9/27/2013 10:07:09 PM--
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New Mighty No. 9 Stretch Goal Includes Vita, 3DS Versions
They may not hit this one, but there are still three days left... If the Kickstarter campaign can generate $3.5 million, Mighty No. 9 goes portable!--9/27/2013 10:06:11 PM--
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September 27th, 2013

Last Updated 1605 days, 9 hours, 15 minutes ago

The Last Of Us Map Pack Revealed, Single Player DLC Update
Naughty Dog has announced a multiplayer map pack, scheduled for October 15, and they've given us an update on that anticipated single-player DLC.--9/27/2013 11:57:57 AM--
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Watch Dogs At 30FPS On PS4, Xbox One
Ubisoft has confirmed that Watch Dogs will only run at "a steady 30 frames per second" on the next-gen consoles. But they really value "steadiness."--9/27/2013 11:21:56 AM--
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The Evil Within Extended Gameplay: Yep, This Is Survival/Horror
Yeah, we know the survival/horror fans are a little depressed about Resident Evil. But don't worry, because Shinji Mikami hasn't forgotten how to do it!--9/27/2013 11:11:43 AM--
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What Is The Very First Game You Will Play On Your PlayStation 4?
It's important to select the proper debut title for your new game console. That title should have earned the right to be take the maiden voyage...--9/26/2013 10:08:23 PM--
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Dragon Age: Inquisition Preview: Looking Forward And Back
The new Dragon Age should reclaim its lost role-playing roots, and it should also push forward into a new generation of fantastic open-world immersion.--9/26/2013 10:09:36 PM--
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Quantic Dream's Mystery PS4 Title Will Be "Very, Very Different"
Don't think you can easily predict Quantic Dream's PS4 project, 'cuz it isn't anything like Heavy Rain or Beyond. But it should still have a big impact!--9/26/2013 10:07:04 PM--
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Mikami: RE Remake To Blame For Series Going All Action-y
Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami said if the GameCube remake had sold better, he may not have been tempted to bring more action to the franchise.--9/26/2013 10:05:38 PM--
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Another Alternate Ending Revealed For The Last Of Us
Naughty Dog had several ideas for how to end Joel and Ellie's adventure. If you've already seen the original ending, check out the secret alternate climax.--9/26/2013 10:04:39 PM--
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September 26th, 2013

Last Updated 1606 days, 9 hours, 25 minutes ago

Single-Player Data Won't Transfer Over For "Upgrade" Titles
Yes, you can upgrade some big-name current-gen games to the next-gen versions (for a limited time), but your single-player save progress won't transfer.--9/26/2013 11:47:53 AM--
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Special Killzone: Shadow Fall PS4 Bundle Set For Europe
This new bundle looks great for Euro gamers, as it includes a copy of the game, two controllers, and the PlayStation Eye. More bundles announced tomorrow...--9/26/2013 11:36:25 AM--
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Arkham Origins Season Pass Detailed
They've outlined the $19.99 Season Pass for Batman: Arkham Origins, which will feature five separate content packs that include $30 worth of stuff.--9/26/2013 11:18:59 AM--
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Editorial: Mobile Connectivity Doesn't Inspire Confidence
Mobile connectivity probably seems like another neat feature, but I'm seeing yet another fracture in the overall gaming experience.--9/25/2013 10:06:48 PM--
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Game Of The Year 2013 May Be An Impossible Decision
It will not be an enviable task, selecting this year's very best game. Doing so means leaving out some unbelievably memorable titles...it'll be TOUGH.--9/25/2013 10:05:30 PM--
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GTA Online Microtransactions Confirmed, Many Content Updates
It has been rumored for days and now it's official: The Grand Theft Auto V online component will boast microtransactions. Lots of content is coming, too.--9/25/2013 10:04:07 PM--
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David Jaffe Goes Ghost Hunting With New IP
The God of War guru has partnered with a mysterious old man and taken on the supernatural to bring his next project to light. Is it PS4 bound?--9/25/2013 9:53:58 PM--
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Need For Speed Movie Trailer Revealed
Maybe you doubt its potential, but the trailer for the Need for Speed film isn't half bad. Then again, it's just a trailer...the story could be God awful.--9/25/2013 10:03:01 PM--
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Blacklist Homeland DLC Now Available: New Missions And Weapons
The Homeland expansion pack for Splinter Cell: Blacklist has arrived, and it delivers a couple new co-op missions, along with fresh weapons and gadgets.--9/25/2013 10:02:03 PM--
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September 25th, 2013

Last Updated 1607 days, 9 hours, 24 minutes ago

Analyst: Grand Theft Auto V May Have A "Shorter Sales Tail"
One analyst believes that due to "high gamer expectation" and the launch of new consoles, GTAV's sales tail will be shorter. But the money is still huge.--9/25/2013 11:48:43 AM--
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New PS4 UI Images: PlayStation App And Various Pages
New pics of the PlayStation 4 user interface have arrived, and we get a closer look at the PlayStation App as well as pages like Profile, What's New, etc.--9/25/2013 11:34:19 AM--
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GTAV Online Cash Cards Appear Real: Expected Pricing
Yes, it seems Rockstar will have microtransactions for GTAVO. Those familiar with the online mode have leaked the cash card prices; they go up to over $20.--9/25/2013 11:23:54 AM--
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Pre-Order Thief, Score The Bank Heist
If the upcoming Thief reboot is high on your priority list, you'll probably want to pre-order. And when you do, you'll receive an exclusive extra mission.--9/25/2013 11:12:21 AM--
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Which Developer Will Impress You Most In The New Generation?
Of the confirmed elite game developers out there, which one do you think will blow you away in the next generation? Which will be your go-to design team?--9/24/2013 10:09:29 PM--
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Kojima Hints At Startling Size Of MGSV: The Phantom Pain
It's still weird to picture an open-world Metal Gear Solid, but we'll have to get used to it. And that world might be a LOT bigger than we expect...--9/24/2013 10:08:33 PM--
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Sony Offers PS4 Info: Power Consumption, Noise Level, More
You may want to learn more about the PS4's technical details, such as cooling, power consumption, noise level, etc. Let's hope it's reliable, too.--9/24/2013 10:07:03 PM--
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The Music Of Grand Theft Auto V Now Available On iTunes
If you're a fan of all the music in GTAV, you'll want to grab the albums now up on iTunes. There are three separate albums; you can nab 'em all for $25.--9/24/2013 10:04:48 PM--
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Killzone: Shadow Fall Multiplayer Trailer Amps Up The Hype
This new multiplayer trailer for Shadow Fall shows off fast, furious online action that will definitely require a lot of skill. You up for the challenge?--9/24/2013 10:05:45 PM--
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September 24th, 2013

Last Updated 1608 days, 10 hours, 20 minutes ago

Kojima On The Decision To Switch From Hayter To Sutherland
Many long-time fans are upset that David Hayter won't be voicing Snake in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, but Kojima has practical reasons.--9/24/2013 10:52:28 AM--
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Lightning Returns Opening Cinematic: The World's Last Chance
Here's the opening sequence for the upcoming Final Fantasy entry, and we see a very powerful Lightning doing lots of damage. She's the world's last hope.--9/24/2013 10:42:22 AM--
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Sony, Taco Bell Offer "Play The Future First" PS4 Promo
The two companies teamed up to give you a shot at winning a PlayStation Vita; now, they're doing it again for the PS4. The prize pack ships out early, too!--9/24/2013 10:29:32 AM--
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Beyond Will Be Useful In Combating The GTAV-Fueled Hate
In the coming weeks, expect to see more mainstream media ignorance generated by Grand Theft Auto V. After, use Beyond: Two Souls as an effective counter.--9/23/2013 10:02:45 PM--
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NHL 14 Review: Hockey Fans Get About What They Expect
This year's NHL entry is another solid installment, only we start to notice the lingering issues that haven't yet been fixed, such as lackluster AI.--9/23/2013 9:58:22 PM--
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Will Grand Theft Auto V Online Feature Microtransactions?
A recent file discovery hints at the possibility of microtransactions for Rockstar's latest masterpiece. Are you okay with this money making model?--9/23/2013 10:01:27 PM--
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Weekly Plus Deals: Rayman Origins For Free, Limbo Discounted
This week's PlayStation Plus deals include the addition of Rayman Origins to the Instant Game Collection, as well as a discounted Limbo. Try 'em out!--9/23/2013 9:57:02 PM--
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Play Batman Vita, Unlock New Content In Arkham Origins PS3
There are two Batman games coming your way. If you play Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate on the Vita, you'll get new content for Origins on the PS3.--9/23/2013 9:55:27 PM--
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Dark Souls II's New Engine Lets Team Embrace Subtle Elements
The new engine powering Dark Souls II doesn't just bolster the visuals, it also allows the developers to utilize "subtler expressions." Immersion increase!--9/23/2013 9:53:22 PM--
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September 23rd, 2013

Last Updated 1609 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes ago

So Many Parents Buying GTAV For Kids? Makes Me Sick
It seems an awful lot of clueless, ignorant parents are buying Grand Theft Auto V for their very small children. Yeah, maybe THIS is the problem.--9/23/2013 1:13:00 PM--
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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments Now Headed To PS4
We knew the previously announced game was coming to current consoles, but now it has been revealed that the new Sherlock game is set for PS4, too.--9/23/2013 11:44:50 AM--
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Rockstar Looking Into Recurring Vanishing Vehicle Bug In GTAV
If you've parked a car in one of your garages and returned to find that it inexplicably disappeared, you're not alone. Rockstar is working on it.--9/23/2013 11:31:46 AM--
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Beyond: Two Souls Cost About $27 Million
Comparatively speaking, that's not a lucrative sum. It's even more impressive knowing the kind of talent Quantic Dream enlisted for this project.--9/23/2013 11:20:22 AM--
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Free-To-Play: Morally Opposed, Indifferent, Or Supportive?
This business model is getting more and more popular, but are you on board with the idea? Do you think it has promise? Or do you just downright hate it?--9/22/2013 10:09:58 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: PS4 Excitement Level Off The Charts
Everyone is uber-excited for the PlayStation 4! On a scale of 1-10, most say 10. This week, what's your take on GTAV? Fantastically great or overrated?--9/22/2013 10:08:13 PM--
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Valhalla Knights 3 Goes A-Questing On PS Vita In October
It's a very promising new action/RPG for Sony's new handheld, and it features seven playable races and twenty job classes. Tons of depth and customization!--9/22/2013 10:04:53 PM--
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The Evil Within: Be Quiet And Set Traps, Or Just Blast Away
Shinji Mikami's latest is definitely survival/horror, but you can choose your approach. You can either hide and set traps, or you can go all John Wayne.--9/22/2013 10:02:42 PM--
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Dark Souls II Collector's Edition Available For Pre-Order On Amazon
It's not cheap but it does include some cool collectible stuff. There are lots of special editions out there; does this particular one catch your eye?--9/22/2013 10:01:20 PM--
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September 22nd, 2013

Last Updated 1610 days, 22 hours, 35 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: September 22
The PlayStation 4 might be primed and ready to hit big, the haters will be out full force when Gran Turismo 6 launches, and GTAV is just TOO much fun.--9/21/2013 10:37:42 PM--
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September 21st, 2013

Last Updated 1611 days, 9 hours, 53 minutes ago

The Mark Of Kri's Great Blend Of Stealth And Action Hits PSN
If you missed out on this one, you missed out on a really special game. But don't worry, it's headed to the PSN next week, so you can give it a try then.--9/21/2013 11:19:41 AM--
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Deep Down Confirmed As Free-To-Play
The "online RPG" in the works at Capcom will also use the new free-to-play model. Are you a fan of free-to-play and if so, will you be getting Deep Down?--9/21/2013 11:04:08 AM--
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Do You Feel More Aggressive After Playing Grand Theft Auto V?
It's not one big middle finger to all those who hate on video games. It's a very real question to those who consider themselves to be well-adjusted adults.--9/20/2013 10:01:50 PM--
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HDMI Gameplay Capture Feature Won't Be Ready For PS4 Launch
This is a wicked cool feature, but it won't be available on launch day. Instead, the PS4 will get HDMI gameplay capture a little later via post-launch patch.--9/20/2013 9:45:19 PM--
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TLoU's Ellie Character: Naughty Dog Had A "Secret Agenda"
Naughty Dog admits to having a "secret agenda" when creating the character of Ellie for The Last Of Us. But as far as agendas go, this isn't a bad one.--9/20/2013 9:44:07 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto V Breaks $1 Billion In Worldwide Sales
The immensely popular game is shattering all sorts of records, as it crosses $1 billion in worldwide sales in a matter of days. Got your copy? We hope so!--9/20/2013 9:43:06 PM--
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September 20th, 2013

Last Updated 1612 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes ago

Sony Expects To Recoup PS4 Hardware Losses "Immediately"
The PlayStation 4 will be initially sold at a loss (Sony will lose about $60 per sale), but that can be made up with the sale of games, which is inevitable.--9/20/2013 11:41:53 AM--
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Sony Impressed By "Strong" Western Response To Vita TV
PlayStation Vita TV will release exclusively in Japan at first (and for a good reason, it seems), but Sony is encouraged by the positive Western response.--9/20/2013 11:31:39 AM--
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Deputy UK PM: Games Like GTAV Can Have Detrimental Effects
Another suggestion that games like GTAV can be harmful has arrived, as deputy UK prime minister Nick Clegg mentions a "hermetically sealed world."--9/20/2013 11:22:10 AM--
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Yeah, This Is Why I Don't Go To Midnight Launches For Games
This is the kind of unfortunate occurrence that seems common to midnight launches and frankly, I can do without. I also don't know WHY it happens.--9/19/2013 10:17:17 PM--
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Grand Theft Auto V Review: What It Truly Means To Be "Open World"
The game that is bigger than you expect is even more impressive than you hoped. It's huge, dynamic, and utterly immersive. It's a colossal achievement.--9/19/2013 10:15:04 PM--
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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Hits US Shores "This Winter"
Japan gets it on December 19 and it seems US gamers won't have to wait much longer. The Remasters everyone wants will be here "this winter."--9/19/2013 10:13:28 PM--
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Sony: First PlayStation 4 Design Featured Only 4GB Of RAM
We've heard such claims before and now Sony has confirmed it: When the PS4 was first designed, it only had 4GB of RAM. Good thing they doubled it!--9/19/2013 10:12:06 PM--
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Yamauchi Documentary: "KAZ: Pushing The Virtual Divide"
Gran Turismo is celebrating 15 years of racing greatness and to honor that franchise, we'll soon get a documentary featuring GT's creator.--9/19/2013 10:11:05 PM--
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September 19th, 2013

Last Updated 1613 days, 7 hours, 57 minutes ago

Analyst: Expect To See GTAV On PS4, Xbox One In 2014
One analyst believes that Grand Theft Auto V will indeed come to next-gen consoles next year, despite reports that Take-Two has no plans for it.--9/19/2013 1:15:09 PM--
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Sony's Fiscal 2013 Sales Goal For PS4: 5 Million Units
As they announced at the Tokyo Game Show, Sony aims to sell 5 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide before the fiscal year ends on March 31, 2014.--9/19/2013 11:51:39 AM--
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Tokyo Game Show 2013 Presents Gameplay For MGSV, FFXV
Several of the most anticipated games on the horizon got their day in the sun at TGS this year, and that has resulted in plenty of new gameplay footage!--9/19/2013 11:39:28 AM--
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Call Of Duty: Ghosts & Micro-Transactions: What's The Deal?
If you didn't know, microtransactions have popped up in the Call of Duty: Black Ops II multiplayer. Can we expect more of the same when Ghosts arrives?--9/19/2013 11:24:39 AM--
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Video Gaming Alive and Well From An Investor's Standpoint
Stock investors don't always know the nuts and bolts of the video game industry. If they knew what the core gamer knows, though, they'd be buying...--9/19/2013 11:17:01 AM--
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What Is Your 'Gamer's Code'?
Chances are you are following a gamer's code whether you mean to or not. Why not tell us about your code and what drives it?--9/18/2013 10:12:21 PM--
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Do You Believe Critics Should Award Perfect Scores For Games?
What is a "perfect score?" What do you think a 10 really means? And should critics hand them out at all? It all depends on the definitions in question.--9/18/2013 10:00:36 PM--
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Thief Preview: A Fitting Homage To A Stealth Kingpin
This reboot will be a modern incarnation of the Thief games you once new and loved. Garrett is back and better than ever, but he ain't no action hero.--9/18/2013 9:58:59 PM--
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GTAV Makes $800 Million In 24 Hours, A New Industry Record?
It hasn't been confirmed but $800 million in the first day of availability appears to be a record, not just for gaming, but for all of entertainment.--9/18/2013 9:57:46 PM--
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Dark Souls II Lands North American Date
If you're up for a big challenge, you'll circle this date on your calendar. The anticipated sequel will be ready to go in March...do you have the skills?--9/18/2013 9:56:37 PM--
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Rockstar: We Haven't Found The Right Game For A Female Lead
Just because Grand Theft Auto V doesn't have any female protagonists doesn't mean Rockstar is sexist. The game wasn't a fit for women main characters.--9/18/2013 9:55:06 PM--
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Hyper Light Drifter Kickstarter Successful, Coming To PS4, Vita
A very retro-style RPG has reached a new goal in its Kickstarter campaign, which means it's now headed to the PS4 and Vita. This one is gonna be FUN!--9/18/2013 9:54:11 PM--
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September 18th, 2013

Last Updated 1614 days, 9 hours, 21 minutes ago

Meryl's Voice Actress Comments On Hayter Not Playing Snake
The voice actress for Meryl Silverburgh, Debi Mae West, was shocked to hear that David Hayter wouldn't be playing Snake in MGSV. Weren't we all?--9/18/2013 11:51:24 AM--
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Watch Dogs Benefits From Releasing Two Months After GTAV
Ubisoft believes that two months is enough time for gamers to play and complete Grand Theft Auto V, so then they can go visit Chicago in November.--9/18/2013 11:37:27 AM--
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Polyphony Preparing Content For GT6 They "Haven't Touched Yet"
Gran Turismo 6 won't be done when it launches on December 6. That may sound like a bad thing, but remember that Yamauchi's ambition is crazy high.--9/18/2013 11:27:44 AM--
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Do You Avoid Info And Media For Games You Intend To Buy?
With all the available information and media for upcoming games, it can feel as if you're being blasted with unwanted details. Do you avoid all that?--9/17/2013 11:14:17 PM--
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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Receives Japanese Date
A Japanese publication says these anticipated HD remasters will be ready to go on December 19. So, do US and Euro gamers have to wait until 2014?--9/17/2013 10:34:47 PM--
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Mighty No. 9 Hits New Stretch Goal, Headed To Consoles
The new project from Keiji Infaune's new Comcept team has hit another stretch goal, which means it will now be coming to the PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.--9/17/2013 10:13:27 PM--
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Batman Arkham Bundle: Two Unbelievable Games For Only $50
If you missed out, you'll be able to grab the Game of the Year Editions of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City for only $49.99. What a steal!--9/17/2013 10:25:06 PM--
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September 17th, 2013

Last Updated 1615 days, 10 hours, 32 minutes ago

The Evil Within TGS Trailer Treats Us To Freaky Gameplay
The first gameplay trailer for Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within has arrived, and it's definitely intriguing. Will survival/horror aficionados appreciate it?--9/17/2013 10:40:43 AM--
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Activision Details Cross-Gen Upgrade Plans For CoD: Ghosts
If you buy a current-gen version of Call of Duty: Ghosts, there are numerous ways for you to upgrade to the next-gen version. And it'll only cost $10.--9/17/2013 10:30:09 AM--
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Back Up For Digital Sale
It appears Square Enix has made good headway dealing with the server issue, because the game can again be purchased digitally. Give it a try, MMO fans!--9/17/2013 10:18:29 AM--
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Pissed Off Gamers Attack GameSpot's "Feminist" GTAV Review
This isn't pretty but it was probably inevitable. GameSpot critic Carolyn Petit is being attacked for stating her opinion, which doesn't make much sense.--9/16/2013 9:52:55 PM--
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Nolan North On PS4 Testing: "I Couldn't Believe It Was Gameplay"
The Uncharted actor has seen some pretty impressive things on the PS4 already, and he was really surprised that what he was looking at was gameplay.--9/16/2013 9:51:35 PM--
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NBA Live 14 Earns November 19 Launch Date For PS4, Xbox One
They tried with NBA Elite 11, they tried again with NBA Live 13, but neither made it to market. Now, the first Live title in four years is set for the fall.--9/16/2013 9:50:25 PM--
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Weekly Plus Deals Include ICO, GTA: Liberty City Stories
It's a very good week to be a PlayStation Plus subscriber. Both ICO and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City are free, and there are some great discounts!--9/16/2013 9:48:26 PM--
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Analyst: GTAV Should Outpace GTAIV In First-Month Profit
Considering that there are a LOT more PS3 and Xbox 360 users nowadays, GTAV should have no trouble passing GTAIV in terms of a first-month sales haul.--9/16/2013 9:49:32 PM--
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September 16th, 2013

Last Updated 1616 days, 10 hours, 45 minutes ago

Uncharted For PlayStation 4 Spotted At GameStop Germany
The next Uncharted remains unannounced, but the German arm of GameStop has listed a new installment for the PS4. Might Sony announce it soon?--9/16/2013 10:27:36 AM--
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Mutant League Football Kickstarter: This Sequel Must Happen
Remember Mutant League Football on the Genesis? Well, the original creator wants to make another one, and you'll have to ante up to see it on the PS4!--9/16/2013 10:18:10 AM--
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Bungie Says Cross-Platform Development Is Worth The Pain
The developer that once only developed for one platform says creating a new game for all current- and next-gen platforms isn't easy, but it's worth it.--9/16/2013 10:03:21 AM--
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Don't Forget, Sony: New Exclusive IPs Are Your Bread And Butter
As the industry continues to cater to more mainstream and casual gamers, we hope Sony doesn't get caught up in all that. Always remember...--9/15/2013 11:19:22 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: PlayStation 4's Price Tag Is Just Right
It's obvious that most gamers think the PS4's price is perfect, and that's good news for Sony. So, overall, on a scale of 1-10, how psyched are you?--9/15/2013 11:04:11 PM--
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Celebrate The Beauty Of The Last Of Us With A Master Print
The Last Of Us is one of the most visually impressive games ever made. Now, you can honor the unbelievable art work by picking up a fantastic print.--9/15/2013 10:53:59 PM--
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Battlefield 4 Public Beta Begins October 1
An open beta for Battlefield 4 will kick off on the first of October. If you're psyched for the latest entry, you're gonna want to get involved in the action.--9/15/2013 10:40:32 PM--
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Rockstar Trying To Figure Out Why GTAV Is Selling Too Early
Amazon has shipped out a few Grand Theft Auto V copies to consumers well before the September 17 launch date, and Rockstar is currently investigating.--9/15/2013 10:30:24 PM--
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September 15th, 2013

Last Updated 1617 days, 22 hours, 56 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: September 15
I'm not sure Gran Turismo 7 should come out so soon after GT6, I love that PS4 production has been great so far, and GTAV is almost here...and I'm PUMPED.--9/14/2013 10:16:28 PM--
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September 14th, 2013

Last Updated 1618 days, 10 hours, 21 minutes ago

There Are Even Gameplay Mechanics For The GTAV Strippers
You don't just ogle strippers in Grand Theft Auto V, you interact with them. But remember to be careful of the bouncers, and try to fill up that "like" bar!--9/14/2013 10:51:28 AM--
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The Sun Sets During A Challenging Driveclub Time Trial
A new gameplay segment features an Audi R8 racing along one of the game's more challenging courses. It's all the more difficult 'cuz you lose daylight.--9/14/2013 10:38:37 AM--
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Editorial: What Do You Expect From The Next God Of War?
We all know another God of War is inevitable, and the next entry will be for the PS4. So, what are you anticipating? Does Ascension make you think twice?--9/13/2013 11:44:33 PM--
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Naughty Dog: More Devs Are Pursuing "Better Narratives"
As more examples of diverse characters arrive on the scene, the storytelling will continue to progress. Naughty Dog could help to lead that charge, too.--9/13/2013 11:31:57 PM--
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Video Games Live Kickstarter Hits Goal, Level 3 Incoming
With a successful Kickstarter campaign, VGL's third album is in the works. This is a very big deal and all hardcore gamers should be happy to hear it!--9/13/2013 11:20:10 PM--
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September 13th, 2013

Last Updated 1619 days, 10 hours, 1 minute ago

Report: PS4 Outstrips Xbox One In "Key Performance Areas"
The latest performance report from various development sources says Sony's new gaming console is "noticeably faster" than the Xbox One.--9/13/2013 11:11:29 AM--
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Abrams: Star Trek: The Video Game Was A "Big Disappointment"
If you think J.J. Abrams wasn't affected by that terrible Star Trek game, you're wrong. He said it "emotionally hurt" and it didn't do the film any favors.--9/13/2013 11:35:51 AM--
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Payday 2 Sells 1.58 Million Worldwide
The anticipated sequel has sold very well, which means it's inevitable that the developer turned a profit. You can also expect to see lots of DLC!--9/13/2013 11:48:40 AM--
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Do You Believe The Next-Gen Consoles Will Be The Last?
Some say the next generation of video game consoles will be the last. Do you believe that assessment and if so, do you think it's a good idea?--9/12/2013 10:24:53 PM--
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Killzone: Mercenary Review: Finally, A Portable Shooter Done Right
It took a while - and a portable device with analog sticks - but we finally have a legitimately polished FPS on a handheld. And it's about damn time, too!--9/12/2013 10:23:09 PM--
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Yamauchi: Gran Turismo 7 Hits PS4 In Only "A Year Or Two"
Even though there's the chance that GT6 could come to the PS4 in 2014, Kazunori Yamauchi has said that GT7 might be ready in "a year or two." Really?--9/12/2013 10:20:57 PM--
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Kojima: Fox Engine Not Ready To License To Third-Parties
Although Hideo Kojima has said in the past that the Fox Engine could be great for other developers to use, he has clarified that it's not ready yet.--9/12/2013 10:19:46 PM--
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No Current Plans To Bring Vita TV To North America, Europe
For now, Vita TV will only be introduced in the Asian markets, although a future Western launch isn't completely out of the realm of possibility.--9/12/2013 10:22:10 PM--
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September 12th, 2013

Last Updated 1620 days, 9 hours, 23 minutes ago

Sony On PS4: The Production Yields Have Been "Phenomenal"
SCEA CEO Jack Tretton says Sony is actually holding back some PS4 stock so regular consumers will have a chance of getting a system this holiday season.--9/12/2013 11:49:11 AM--
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Bound By Flame Heads To PS4 In 2014
This action/RPG will force you to make difficult choices. You are, after all, possessed by a demon who lusts after your soul...do you give it to him?--9/12/2013 11:39:42 AM--
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Bethesda Confirms Dishonored Game Of The Year Edition
It's a game that absolutely deserves to get a GotY Edition. Come October, those who missed out on one of the best games of the generation can catch up.--9/12/2013 11:26:36 AM--
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Next-Gen Hope: Good Cheer And Positivity Outstrips Fanboyism
It may be unrealistic, but one veteran gamer hopes that negativity and hostility takes a backseat to genuine excitement. This hobby is about FUN.--9/11/2013 9:58:39 PM--
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Sony On PlayStation Brand In US: "We're The Challengers"
After a generation of Xbox domination in North America, Sony realizes they're the underdog in this region, despite the "millions" of PS4 pre-orders.--9/11/2013 9:57:42 PM--
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Deep Down An "Online RPG," Not Guaranteed For US?
Another source has called Deep Down an "online RPG," but we also learn that Capcom is still "discussing" the possibility of bringing it to US shores.--9/11/2013 9:56:43 PM--
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Killzone: Mercenary Launch Trailer: Pretty Combat = No Oxymoron
The anticipated Vita title is upon us and the launch trailer is wicked appealing. Is it possible for a battlefield to look so darn attractive? Guess it is!--9/11/2013 9:55:36 PM--
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38 Studios Drama Continues, SEC Now Investigating Loan
The sad saga just won't end. Now, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the $75 million loan Rhode Island gave to 38 Studios.--9/11/2013 9:54:19 PM--
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September 11th, 2013

Last Updated 1621 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes ago

GTAV Map Leaked, Crazy Size And Scope Sends Us Reeling
They say the Grand Theft Auto V map is bigger than San Andreas, GTAIV and Red Dead Redemption combined. And in looking at it, that might be accurate.--9/11/2013 11:41:42 AM--
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Shadow Fall Multiplayer: No XP, Spotlight System Introduced
Most games use a standard experience progression mechanic for online multiplayer, but Killzone: Shadow Fall has a challenge-based system. You up for it?--9/11/2013 11:23:28 AM--
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Namco Bandai Prepping Free-To-Play Soulcalibur: Lost Swords
The publisher has revealed another free-to-play game. This time, it's in the vaunted Soul Calibur franchise, and it's coming to PS3 some time soon.--9/11/2013 11:40:32 AM--
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What Is Your Second Favorite Thing About Gaming?
Whether it's following the industry news or dressing up as your favorite character most of us have some related hobby to just playing our games. --9/10/2013 10:29:07 PM--
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Could Grand Theft Auto V Outsell Call Of Duty: Ghosts In 2013?
If you step back and consider this question from all angles, it seems quite feasible that GTAV could be the top seller this holiday season. A new king...?--9/10/2013 10:12:04 PM--
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inFamous: Second Son Preview: Gleeful, Fiery Destruction
If you've always wanted to be a superhero bad-ass with free reign in a city, you probably love inFamous. And the new Second Son will deliver the goods!--9/10/2013 10:10:04 PM--
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New Riddick Game Coming, Tigon Studios Back At The Helm
Yeah, we know what you're thinking. First, games based on movies always suck. Second, Vin Diesel? Really? But we say, yes, really, and we're psyched!--9/10/2013 10:08:48 PM--
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Capcom: Packaged Media Keeps Sliding, DLC Is The Future
Digital continues to supplant physical media, and Capcom believes the trend will continue. Therefore, looking forward, they're fully backing DLC.--9/10/2013 10:07:09 PM--
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Ghosts Campaign Trailer: Space Drama, Epic Slo-Mo Action
The official campaign trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts has arrived, and it has everything from space sequences to intense, gritty battlefield craziness.--9/10/2013 10:05:48 PM--
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September 10th, 2013

Last Updated 1622 days, 10 hours, 33 minutes ago

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Announced For PS4, Xbox One
It's a really interesting 2D platformer that is inspired by actual letters from World War I. And that excellent artwork is a definite highlight...soooo pretty.--9/10/2013 10:39:23 AM--
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Child Of Light Trailer Emerges: So Soft, So Sweet, So Nostalgic
The first trailer for Ubisoft's beautiful new blend of platforming and traditional turn-based role-playing is here. And boy, it brings a tear to the eye.--9/10/2013 10:21:47 AM--
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Two New Assassin's Creed Titles, One Is An Upgraded Liberation
Ubisoft has announced two more Assassin's Creed installments, and one of them is Liberation HD for consoles and PC. The other will be a mobile title.--9/10/2013 10:06:53 AM--
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Next-Gen Hype Levels Rising: Can PS4 And Xbox One Live Up?
As expectations continue to rise with each passing day, there's a better and better chance that the new systems will disappoint. The hype train is crazy!--9/9/2013 10:08:08 PM--
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PS4 Launches Later In Japan So Sony Can "Meet The Volume"
Many have wondered why Japanese gamers have to wait for the new PlayStation console. It's because Sony wants to be able to meet Western demand.--9/9/2013 10:07:01 PM--
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Vita TV Won't Support All Vita Titles
PlayStation Vita TV is a great idea, but not all games will be compatible. Titles like Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Wipeout 2048 and Gravity Rush, for instance.--9/9/2013 10:04:37 PM--
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Kojima On Quiet: A "Secret Reason" For Her Sexy Exposure
Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima says the naysayers are off-base when they attack the sexy allure of the controversial MGSV character, Quiet.--9/9/2013 10:03:32 PM--
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With Enough Funding, Mighty No. 9 Will Come To PS4, Xbox One
Inafune's Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9 has received a terrific response and if more money comes in, it'll become available for next-gen systems!--9/9/2013 10:05:57 PM--
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September 9th, 2013

Last Updated 1623 days, 7 hours, 44 minutes ago

Yakuza Ishin Revealed For PS4, Will It Come To The West?
Sega has revealed a new Yakuza for the PlayStation 4, but as they have no interest in localizing Yakuza 5, will Western gamers ever see this PS4 entry?--9/9/2013 1:28:29 PM--
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PlayStation 4 Launches In Japan On February 22, 2014
It has been announced that Sony's new console will release in Japan on February 22, 2014. It just seems so weird to have it come EARLIER to the US.--9/9/2013 11:23:42 AM--
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New Vita Confirmed For Japan: Thinner, Lighter, Colorful
A fresh PlayStation Vita - the Vita 2000 model - has been announced for the Japanese market. It seems that brilliant OLED screen is gone, though...--9/9/2013 11:16:22 AM--
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FFXIV PS3 Players Can Upgrade To PS4 Version For Free
The popular MMO is coming to the PS4, and those currently playing the game on the PS3 will be happy to know that they'll be able to upgrade free of charge.--9/9/2013 11:38:50 AM--
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Call Of Duty: Ghosts Set To Be Most Pre-Ordered Game Of 2013
GameStop has revealed that the latest CoD is on track to be the most pre-ordered game of the year. They also announced a partnership with Eminem.--9/9/2013 11:51:25 AM--
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Madden NFL 25 Review: An Ultimately Ho-Hum Anniversary
Madden is Madden. We've heard people say this for years and unfortunately, it's often an accurate assessment. While solid, it still has the same ol' flaws.--9/8/2013 10:18:03 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: PS4 Launch Lineup Is Okay, Not Great
Our latest poll results indicate a lukewarm response to the PS4's launch lineup, which is expected. This week, what do you think about the system's price?--9/8/2013 10:48:37 PM--
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Capcom: Deep Down Is Only On PS4
The publisher has confirmed that, at least for now, Deep Down is only being made for the PlayStation 4. Will it be a top-tier exclusive for Sony fans?--9/8/2013 10:17:03 PM--
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New MGSV Video Highlights Quiet's 3D Scanning And Mo-Cap
The latest behind-the-scenes video for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain shows off actress Stefanie Joosten, who plays the controversial Quiet.--9/8/2013 10:15:52 PM--
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EA: "If We Stop Making New IPs, We'll Go On Life Support"
While many accuse Electronic Arts of always going the safe route, EA Games executive VP Patrick Soderlund says they're still committed to new IPs.--9/8/2013 10:13:59 PM--
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Blood Dragon Tops 1 Million, We May Get A Physical Copy
Ubisoft has confirmed that Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has topped one million in sales, and that could result in a retail copy. If it does, you gotta get it!--9/8/2013 10:15:02 PM--
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September 8th, 2013

Last Updated 1624 days, 21 hours, 35 minutes ago

David's Week In Review: September 8th
The week head start for PS4 might not matter, and the hate for Kojima's trip down sexy lane in MGSV is just too much. Plus see which older game has my attention now.--9/7/2013 11:37:55 PM--
1624 days, 21 hours, 35 minutes old - 37 comments

Ben's Week In Review: September 8
I wonder if Ni no Kuni's sales are enough to keep JRPGs alive, Yakuza 5 not coming to the US makes sense to me, and my Vita finally gets plenty of use.--9/7/2013 11:43:03 PM--
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September 7th, 2013

Last Updated 1625 days, 9 hours, 18 minutes ago

Grand Theft Auto V "Feels Next-Gen" To Rockstar
Whether GTAV comes to next generation consoles or not Rockstar is confident that their blockbuster will feel like a next-gen experience.--9/7/2013 11:54:44 AM--
1625 days, 9 hours, 18 minutes old - 16 comments

Puppeteer Event In San Francisco Hits The Streets
Improv? Photo ops? Snappy patter from a well-dressed master of ceremonies? Check, check and check. Now check out some of the fun at the Puppeteer event in San Francisco.--9/7/2013 11:26:44 AM--
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New 1080p Gamescom Driveclub Footage Gears You Up
Still have questions about Driveclub before you commit to the racer on your shiny new PS4? Watch these videos and learn a little more about what to expect.--9/7/2013 10:57:25 AM--
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Is Oversexualization Ever Detrimental To The Games Themselves?
As the internet explodes in response to the reveal of Quiet from Metal Gear Solid V we ask if oversexualization even affects the gaming experience.--9/6/2013 9:56:05 PM--
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MGSV To Feature User Generated Missions A La inFamous 2
User generated missions are sneaking into Metal Gear Solid V and inFamous 2 might have had something to do with it.--9/6/2013 11:28:15 PM--
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GTAV Compiles Best Mechanics From Other Rockstar Games
See which of the best mechanics from other Rockstar games will appear in GTAV and read up on the general improvements in control.--9/6/2013 10:39:54 PM--
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Shinji Mikami On PS4: "Finding Our Feet"
The horror icon and Resident Evil creator responds to questions about working with the Playstation 4 in a recent interview.--9/6/2013 9:54:12 PM--
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September 6th, 2013

Last Updated 1626 days, 8 hours, 13 minutes ago

Ni No Kuni Franchise Reaches 1.4 Million Sales
The heart warming new JRPG franchise from Level-5 and Studio Ghibli has performed quite well all things considered.--9/6/2013 12:59:39 PM--
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Live Demo Of MGSV Highlights Series Changes
Kojima Productions had a cozy open house where a live demo of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain was the star and changes were present.--9/6/2013 12:13:09 PM--
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Rumor: Dualshock 4 Will Work Natively With PC
This could be great news for Playstation fans that also do their gaming on PC, especially if they ever tried to get a Dualshock 3 to work with that platform.--9/6/2013 11:19:58 AM--
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A Final Fantasy VI Remake Was Once A Reality
Got a headache from the Final Fantasy XIV servers? Indulge in a little nostalgia with us this weekend to get your mind off it.--9/6/2013 10:29:38 AM--
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Study: Video Game Has 80 Year Old Brains Acting 20
We like any study that doesn't aim to vilify video games, and we really appreciate one that evaluates their potential cognitive benefits.--9/5/2013 9:56:22 PM--
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September 5th, 2013

Last Updated 1627 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes ago

Beyond Demo Detailed And Dated, New "Making Of" Video
A playable demo for Beyond: Two Souls will launch on October 1, and we'll get to try out two scenes from the game. The new "Making Of" video is here, too.--9/5/2013 11:29:27 AM--
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NPD Report Highlights The Inevitable Rise Of Digital Content
The latest NPD quarterly report shows a definite increase in digital spending, and overall digital content easily outpaces physical sales of video games.--9/5/2013 11:05:08 AM--
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Apparently, Activision Still Intends To Produce "Sing Hero"
The publisher has extended their trademark for a game called Sing Hero. It was first trademarked back in 2009, and it seems Activision still wants it...--9/5/2013 11:15:45 AM--
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What Franchises Went From "Day 1" To "Day Whenever"?
You can't always be sure which franchises you'll always buy on day one. We want to know which you've had to re-prioritize this generation.--9/4/2013 10:33:05 PM--
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Does PS4's One Week Head Start Mean Anything Significant?
Now that the Xbox One has received a November 22 date, does the PS4's one-week head start give Sony the edge? Or are the dates too close to matter?--9/4/2013 10:06:22 PM--
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Kojima Explains Why MGSV Characters Are "More Erotic"
The characters in Metal Gear Solid V may have some extra sex appeal, and that's because Kojima wanted to encourage cosplayers and figurine collectors.--9/4/2013 10:04:18 PM--
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DICE To Introduce "Test Range" In BF4 For Rookie Pilots
If you're a little nervous about trying out tricky vehicles like the helicopter in Battlefield 4, DICE has you covered. Practice before you go to war.--9/4/2013 10:03:02 PM--
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Free Patch Will Bring Invasion Mode To Rayman Legends Vita
The Vita version of Rayman Legends shipped without the popular Invasion Mode. But don't worry, those challenging levels will be added via free patch.--9/4/2013 10:05:23 PM--
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Black Ops II Apocalypse DLC Hits PS3, PC On September 26
The fourth and final expansion back for Call of Duty: Black Ops II finally becomes available to PS3 and PC players later this month. Ready for Origins?--9/4/2013 10:01:55 PM--
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September 4th, 2013

Last Updated 1628 days, 8 hours, 15 minutes ago

No Plans To Bring Yakuza 5 To US Due To Small Fan Base
Unfortunately, Sega doesn't think it's worthwhile to deliver the latest Yakuza to US fans, simply because there aren't enough followers. Too bad, too.--9/4/2013 12:57:55 PM--
1628 days, 8 hours, 15 minutes old - 19 comments

New GTAV Info: 50 Bridges And Individual Search Circles
The game is so huge that new information continues to come to light, even after months and months of news. These latest details are quite encouraging.--9/4/2013 11:41:15 AM--
1628 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes old - 10 comments

PS3 Supports 7 Controllers, But PS4 Will Only Support 4
The Xbox One will support 8 controllers simultaneously. The PS3 currently can handle 7, so why does the PS4 only support 4? ...does it matter?--9/4/2013 11:25:04 AM--
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Bungie Made Destiny So It'll Be "Different Every Time" Out
The developer talks about its goal of creating a "totally dynamic" game that continues to feel fresh every time you play. You won't get bored easily!--9/4/2013 11:12:22 AM--
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What Next-Gen Gameplay Improvement Do You Most Want?
The extra power offered by the new consoles gives developers more opportunity. Besides better graphics, what gameplay improvements do you want?--9/3/2013 9:59:54 PM--
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Killer is Dead Review: Visceral Goodness Without Stability
The latest from Kadokawa Games and Grasshopper Manufacture has a slick, captivating presentation. But that can't save it from its mechanical shortcomings.--9/3/2013 9:57:46 PM--
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Sony Reveals Stacked TGS 2013 Lineup
They're bringin' a ton of games to the Tokyo Game Show later this month. Most of the planned big-name titles are here, including several huge exclusives.--9/3/2013 9:56:27 PM--
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Amazon France Leaks PS3 Bundle With Gran Turismo 6, TLoU?
The online retailer may have spilled the beans on this great holiday package. It's a 500GB PS3 that will include The Last of Us, GT6 and an extra controller.--9/3/2013 9:55:23 PM--
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Rockstar: GTAV's Authenticity Was So Important, We...
The team wanted everything you see and hear to sound realistic. They even recruited real gang members for their voices, just so it's believable!--9/3/2013 9:54:29 PM--
1628 days, 23 hours, 18 minutes old - 21 comments

PSXE Contest: We'll Help You Pay For Your PlayStation 4
As much as you want the PlayStation 4, it unfortunately isn't cheap. If you simply participate here at PSXE, we might make things easier for you...--7/19/2013 9:59:07 PM--
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September 3rd, 2013

Last Updated 1629 days, 9 hours, 40 minutes ago

Rockstar Actually Made A Real Banshee, And You Can Win It
The Banshee has been a fixture of the Grand Theft Auto series since GTAIII. It's fictional, of course...well, fictional until now. There's a real one!--9/3/2013 11:32:18 AM--
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Square Enix's Apology For FFXIV Server Woes: 7 More Days
The servers just couldn't handle the demand and Square Enix has scrambled to catch up. As compensation, they've offered seven extra days.--9/3/2013 11:17:54 AM--
1629 days, 9 hours, 55 minutes old - 28 comments

Reports: Sony To Reveal PS4 VR Headset
It seems they had planned to unveil it at Gamescom, but Sony pulled the plug on that idea at the last minute. When they do announce it, will you want it?--9/3/2013 11:07:25 AM--
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In The New Generation, The Real Winners Will Be Gamers
If we're going to talk about winners and losers in the upcoming era of gaming, let's be positive and realize that gamers will be the true winners.--9/2/2013 10:23:01 PM--
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Gearbox Will Deliver Two New IPs For Next-Gen Consoles
The Borderlands developer is planning to release two brand new IPs during the next generation. We're hoping they'll take a risk and try something new...--9/2/2013 10:22:00 PM--
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Killzone: Shadow Fall Multiplayer Details
Guerrilla has released a bunch of new information for Shadow Fall's multiplayer. It's great to hear that we'll be getting all the DLC maps for free!--9/2/2013 10:20:53 PM--
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Firaxis: XCOM: Enemy Unknown DLC "Too Big" For Consoles
The upcoming Enemy Within DLC was just too large for consoles, says the developer. This has prompted the Commander's Edition of the original game.--9/2/2013 10:18:50 PM--
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Catch Up By Snagging Some Discounted PS3 Games At Amazon
You couldn't possibly have played all the titles you wanted to play this generation. Did you miss any of these? They're only $14.99 now!--9/2/2013 10:20:03 PM--
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September 2nd, 2013

Last Updated 1630 days, 9 hours, 11 minutes ago

Labor Day Query: Which Developer's Work Do You Most Respect?
In terms of respect and appreciation, which game makers sit atop your list? Which ones continually inspire you, and always make you go, WOW"?--9/2/2013 12:01:41 PM--
1630 days, 9 hours, 11 minutes old - 63 comments

Whore Of The Orient Complaint Focuses On The "Orient" Part
You probably could've guessed that the title would receive complaints, but did you know that the first complaint is about the use of the word "Orient?"--9/2/2013 11:29:24 AM--
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Plus Version Of DriveClub Includes A Platinum Trophy
Those who purchase the Plus edition of DriveClub will be able to earn a Platinum Trophy, and they get a discount if they upgrade to the full retail version.--9/2/2013 11:15:40 AM--
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How Do You Perceive The Graphical Jump In Next-Gen Systems?
We've seen plenty of footage of next-gen games. Based on that, how do you view the upcoming visual increase? Is it satisfying or relatively unimpressive?--9/1/2013 10:18:58 PM--
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First Ever Look Inside Lightning Returns Reveals Action Focus
The first ever behind the scenes video for the Final Fantasy franchise shows what makes Lightning tick and could raise some eyebrows.--9/1/2013 9:53:13 PM--
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PSXE Poll Update: Most Plan To Grab GTAV On Day One
The majority of our readers intend to pick up Grand Theft Auto V the instant it's on store shelves. Now, what do you think of the PS4's launch lineup?--9/1/2013 10:17:59 PM--
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Inafune: Japanese Gaming Has Declined, But It Isn't Hopeless
If there's one man who is never afraid to speak up, it's Keiji Inafune. He says the Japanese market has "gotten worse," but there's still a chance...--9/1/2013 10:14:12 PM--
1630 days, 22 hours, 58 minutes old - 19 comments

PlayStation Camera For The PS4 Will Support Voice Commands
Sony has confirmed that, like Microsoft's Kinect, the PlayStation Camera will support voice recognition. So, gonna start talking to your PS4? Seems weird.--9/1/2013 10:15:38 PM--
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Inquisition Details: Qunari Are Playable, Tactical Mode Returns
BioWare has revealed a few new pieces of information for Dragon Age: Inquisition. They also said it's the biggest game they've ever made!--9/1/2013 10:16:44 PM--
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September 1st, 2013

Last Updated 1631 days, 22 hours, 48 minutes ago

Ben's Week In Review: September 1
Activision isn't wrong to defend the annual release schedule for Call of Duty, actors clearly respect David Cage, and I'm really happy with Blacklist.--8/31/2013 10:24:26 PM--
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