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Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories comes to PSN today


Cool, dood!
Jan 22
Because you spent every waking moment gorging on Disgaea: Hour of Darkness since its digital re-release on last week, NIS America is dishing out seconds. Tactical role-playing game Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories&nb... read
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Carter's Quest
[Read on for a description of every Devil May Cry game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.]2013 is going to be an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I'm going to make ... read feature

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PS2 Classics

PS2 Classics Siren and Disgaea now available on PSN


Hooray, actual honest-to-goodness PS2 games!
Jan 15
This week's PlayStation Store Update is now live and a pair of classic PS2 titles have arrived on PlayStation Network. Unlike last week's nonessentials, (sorry to any Dora the Explorer and Go Diego Go! fans out there) to... read
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Disgaea 2 is coming to the PSN's PS2 Classics lineup


Check the PSN January 22nd
Jan 12
Get ready to join forces with Adell and Rozalin once again, as Nippon Ichi Software has announced that Disgaea 2 will be hitting the PS2 Classics lineup on the PSN come January 22nd. It'll be priced at $9.99, which ... read
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Hanna writer chosen for Shadow of the Colossus movie


If nothing else, maybe it will get more people to play the game
Jan 08
Sorry to remind you that a Shadow of the Colossus film is in the pipeline, but a new writer has been brought on. Seth Lochhead (Hanna) will be joining Chronicle director Josh Trank for this adaptation of the beloved PlayStati... read
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The Question: What was your favorite PlayStation 2 game?


Let's remember the good times
Jan 07
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] As you may have heard, the PlayStation 2 is officially dead. Sony has halted all production of the console worldw... read
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End of an era!
Last week we found out that PlayStation 2s had stopped shipping in Japan. Sony has now officially announced that PlayStation 2 production has stopped worldwide, according to The Guardian. Yes, it's truly an end of an era. Har... read feature

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PS2 discontinued

End of an Era: PS2 stops shipping in Japan


You'll be missed
Dec 28
Sony has ceased shipping of the PlayStation 2 console in Japan this week, bringing an end a 13-year lifespan. Whatever is out there on shelves is what's left. That's it. According to Famitsu, more than 150 mill... read
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Capcom vs. SNK 2 PS2 Classic news is coming next year


Ken and Joe for life
Dec 20
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is one of my most played fighting games of all time (and was probably my best game, tourney wise). The cast of characters is diverse, the controls were tight, and it had a ton of content to keep you going (cu... read
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Screw the Classic Controller, use a DualShock instead


A third party peripheral that actually looks worth having, imagine that
Dec 01
I'm not fond of the Classic Controller. Not in the slightest. And as much as I love the Wii remote and nunchuk set-up for some games, it's far from the ideal way to play titles like Tatsunoko vs. Capcom and Super Smash Bros. ... read
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Classic make out sim Chulip is poised for a comeback


Pucker up!
Nov 25
One of the things that I love about the Japanese school of game development is that it allows for retail based home console titles to be about anything. It's similar to the difference between Manga and Western comi... read
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GTA: Vice City pulled digitally from Steam, other outlets


Mamma say mamma saw mamaco saw
Nov 16
It looks like due to an issue with the licensing of Michael Jackson's classic hit "Wanna Be Startin' Something," GTA: Vice City has been pulled from pretty much every digital PC outlet out there, including Steam. As any Vice ... read
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Second chance: One-week PSN sale on Odin Sphere


PS2 Greatest Hit title goes half price
Oct 17
Vanillaware's Odin Sphere is priced to sell right now on PlayStation Network. You can pick up a digital copy of the PlayStation 2 action-RPG for five bucks this week. Half price sounds pretty good, but more than that, the sal... read
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Carter's Quest
[Read on for a description of every Resident Evil game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2012.] Why Resident Evil? This year, Capcom is pushing out three entirely new Resident Evil games -- it's also t... read feature

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100% Kingdom Hearts

100% Series Retrospective: Kingdom Hearts


Carter's Quest
Sep 26
[Read on for a description of every Kingdom Hearts game ever released in the US, and my completion of all of them in 2012.] So I kind of realized that I was powering through both the Resident Evil and Tony Hawk... read
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Jimquisition: Crying Through The Laughs


Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Sep 17
Most games are depressed and miserable, but are they truly tragic? Of course not, otherwise there wouldn't be a video asking such a deliberately leading question. The trouble with most games today is that they rush to the sa... read
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La Pucelle: Tactics is heading to the PSN this week


Sep 10
I first heard of this news a few days ago, but I held off on posting it until I could get more concrete information. Thankfully, it looks like the internet rumblings have been correct, as La Pucelle: Tactics is going to be a ... read
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Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Ultimate Box announced


Thirteen games for the price of thirteen games!
Aug 31
It's Final Fantasy's 25th anniversary this year, and you better believe Square Enix won't pass up the chance to sell things it's sold before in celebration. Still, when it's packaged this nicely, it's easy to see why folks'll... read
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[Getting It Right is a monthly series in which I take a look at the elements that make up a classic game. What were the key ingredients that set it apart and make it hold up to this day? Read on to find out.] Did the 2D pla... read feature

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Gungrave: Overdose launches as a PS2 Classics title


Aug 22
Do you remember Gungrave: Overdose? This crazy, stylish third-person shooter (run-and-gun?) was originally released back in 2004 for the PS2. I remember nice animated cutscenes breaking up crazy shooting and bashing enemies w... read
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Grasshopper says it's Killer7's seven-year anniversary!


Jul 09
Today has been officially recognized as the seven-year anniversary of Killer7, one of the most awe-inspiring and beautiful videogames ever created. Seven years ago today, the game launched in Japan. It actually came to North ... read
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PS2 games coming to PSN next month (in Japan)


Jul 03
This is what I've always wanted Sony to do. There are tons of great PS2 games out there that are sitting and rotting. Why not re-release them digitally for the PS3?  They're doing exactly that in Japan, starting July 25.... read
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Sources have indicated to GamesIndustry International that Sony has made a deal with Gaikai to offer first- and third-party PlayStation and PS2 games on PS3 via streaming. Presumably, we'll hear the official details about thi... read feature

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Clock Tower 3, land of the f*cked up cutscene


May 25
Clock Tower 3 wasn't exactly the greatest game in the world, but it did one thing perfectly, one thing that has kept it stuck in my mind for years -- cutscenes. To many, the art of the cutscene is worth more sneering than pr... read
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PS2 classic Persona 3: FES hits PSN tomorrow


Apr 09
Persona 3 is still one of my favorite games of all-time. I've played it so many times now that it's bordering on crazy, but I may give it another go on my PS3 as it's being re-released as a PlayStation 2 Classic tomorrow on ... read
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Live show: Zone of the Enders on Mash Tactics


Mar 29
Today is "Throwback Thurday" on Mash Tactics, and King Foom is cutting it close. Zone of the Enders is slated for the HD treatment this year, but until that actually happens, it still counts as a throwback, dammit! Konami's c... read
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Primal comes to PSN's PS2 Classics this week


Feb 27
Primal is one of those games that not too many people remember, but those that do remember it very fondly indeed. It's not even a very good game, but its engaging story and interesting concepts turned what could have been a f... read
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Live show: WTF? Under the Skin on Mash Tactics


Feb 22
It's another odd edition of 'WTF Wednesdays' on Mash Tactics. King Foom is going to be playing Under the Skin on PlayStation 2. This Capcom gem has the player take the role of a toddler alien, born for mischief, causing havoc... read
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Rare no more: Digital Devil Saga series coming to PSN


Feb 20
Ah, Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga. Produced back in the pre-Persona craze days, when Atlus USA could only afford to do one print run of any given series (a rep they still hold today, though t... read
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This is the third year in a row that 2K Sports is holding its Perfect Game Challenge for its MLB 2K series. They're changing the format this time, but previously, the first person to throw a verified perfect game would win $1... read feature

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Sony has no plans to let PS2/PS3 games run on PS Vita


Feb 17
Although a number of PlayStation 2 classics have wandered onto the PlayStation Network lately, Sony has put paid to any hope that you'll be able to play them on the go. PS2 games will be restricted to the PS3, with no planned... read
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Live show: Stretch Panic on Mash Tactics


Feb 15
It's going to be a 'WTF Wednesday' of ridiculous proportions today on Mash Tactics. King Foom is flinging himself face-first into Treasure's oddball PlayStation 2 title Stretch Panic. I could go into a full description of the... read






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