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10:12 AM on 08.01.2008

Zelda Marathon in progress, do your part to help a good cause

It looks like those big-hearted guys and girls who helped raise close to $12,000 dollars for the Child's Play charity last month with the Mario Marathon are at it again.This time, they've teamed up with Cameron Banga and the ...

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9:31 AM on 08.01.2008

PC version of Devil May Cry 4 not doing so well, so what's the deal?

Recently on the Unity forums, fans inquired about Devil May Cry 4's lackluster PC sales, and how Capcom felt about it. Christian Svensson responded that while he can't speak for the entire company, he wasn't exactly pleased a...

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10:17 PM on 07.31.2008

Sonic proves to the world that he is F'n Metal

Ever since we first saw our beloved hedgehog brandishing a sword on the front cover of Nintendo Power and cringed, we've had wonder if hardcore is the proper direction that Sega should be taking Sonic. That is, before we witn...

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1:15 PM on 07.31.2008

60GB Xbox 360 has no street date, as Major Nelson points out

When Major Nelson said that the 60GB Xbox 360 was going to mysteriously show up on store shelves without Microsoft making a big spectacle out of it, he obviously meant it.Previously, we only knew that they were expected to hi...

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12:31 PM on 07.31.2008

Gran Turismo TV makes its debut with Friday's update

Friday is going to be a good day for those of you who have been patiently waiting for Gran Turismo TV to finally make its way onto the PS3. If all goes as planned, you'll be greeted with what Sony terms a "significant up...

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8:54 PM on 07.24.2008

Gary Oldman spills the beans on Dark Knight game

 We're utterly amazed that the game wasn't timed to match the Dark Knight's theatrical release, but we're guessing that the developers had to save something to go along with the movie's eventual DVD debut. What new Batma...

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10:18 AM on 07.24.2008

Bikes and planes: New Burnout Paradise footage is a real crowd pleaser

Even the blurriness and brevity of this video has little impact on awesomeness of what transpires onscreen. Though only 10 seconds in length, we finally get a peek at what Criterion was talking about when they mentioned addin...

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9:07 AM on 07.24.2008

Hey Nintendo, secrecy isn't always such a great thing

I suppose president Satoru Iwata already did his best to apologize to jaded gamers over Nintendo's less than impressive showing at E3, but it appears that he may want to extend those apologies even further. According to seve...

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6:42 PM on 07.12.2008

Kmart ad for US greatest hits is colored in irony

We're still crossing our fingers that Sony will melt our faces off with a megaton announcement regarding Home, but something more likely to happen during Tuesday's press conference involves some fantastic games that are about...

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4:20 PM on 07.11.2008

Is Darwin going to shift the balance of power away from Nintendo?

At first glance, it would seem as if Motus Games is looking to cash in on the Wii craze with its introduction of the Darwin controller, but as Galagabug highlights in his community blog, nothing could be further from the trut...

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11:02 AM on 07.05.2008

Rumortoid: New unannounced Halo game in the works

With this year's E3 being just a couple of weeks away, the rumor mill has kicked into overdrive once again -- and guess which beloved IP is mentioned? None other than the Master Chief variety. Don't expect the man in green to...

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10:08 AM on 07.05.2008

Japanese Web site asks if you're still Wii Fit

How many of you are guilty of starting an exercise program, only to throw it by the wayside after a couple of weeks? As statistics show, you are hardly alone in that regard. Here's another one for you: Who among you rushed to...

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4:00 PM on 07.04.2008

Siren: Blood Curse priced, nearly ready for European debut

Wishing for a little episodic horror in your life? Come July 24th, fire up your PS3, and the wait will be over. That's the day that Siren: Blood Curse makes its debut in all its downloadable goodness -- via PSN.Although I'd l...

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12:07 PM on 07.04.2008

PS3 Home is still on target for Fall release

Sony might be still trying to figure out why their latest firmware update for the PS3 caused some (mine still works like a charm) consoles to malfunction, but that hasn't distracted them from their other big update in the wor...

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11:39 AM on 06.27.2008

What? LucasArts lays off key members of Force Unleashed team

A few weeks ago, LucasArts announced that it was laying off some internal staff as part of its restructuring plans. Yesterday, however, we were shocked to learn that those cuts included key staff that's been working on The Fo...

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10:38 AM on 06.21.2008

Spider-Man: Web of Shadows combat trailer delights

Just when we were ready to resign ourselves to the fact that Spider-Man games had reached their peak and were on the decline -- in terms of quality -- along comes this combat trailer for Web of Shadows, and melts our faces of...

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9:35 AM on 06.21.2008

Lightsaber Duels, Wii have them

The debut trailer for Star Wars: The Clone Wars -- Lightsaber Duels features plenty of action, and we think you'll agree that it looks delectable. It's still early on, and LucasArts doesn't want to give too much away, but it ...

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4:58 PM on 06.20.2008

Atari goes on the offensive to protect Alone In The Dark legacy

Word on the net has it that a few reviews of Alone In The Dark are based on illegally obtained code for the game, and Atari is none too happy about it. They're so displeased, in fact, that their lawyers went on the offensive ...

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10:44 AM on 06.20.2008

SCEE president David Reeves believes in the power of the PS3

Citing internal statistics that show the PlayStation 3's install base to be growing much faster than older brother PS2 (at a comparable snapshot in time), SCEE president David Reeves recently told those attending an undisclos...

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9:29 AM on 06.20.2008

ESRB lowers the shroud of secrecy surrounding unannounced games

According to a memo forwarded to Next-Gen editors (by a mystery publisher) you can thank the ESRB's recent policy change for putting the damper on one of your favorite hobbies -- scouring their database for clues about games ...

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12:50 PM on 06.19.2008

Dust off those Wiimotes, Star Wars: The Clone Wars -- Lightsaber Duels confirmed

As Dale highlighted earlier this morning, LucasArts has no intention of attending this year's muted E3 summit, but that doesn't mean that good old Georgie blew his load with The Force Unleashed, and has nothing left to show. ...

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11:04 AM on 06.19.2008

Square-Enix clears the air around Final Fantasy Versus XIII, not held after all

Just when we thought it was game over for Final Fantasy Versus XIII, comes word that it was all just a big misunderstanding on our part. At least that's what Square-Enix is now saying about the famous words of director Tetsuy...

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9:43 AM on 06.19.2008

Nintendo's recent trademark filing in Japan raises eyebrows

Depending on your TV viewing habits as a child, you may forever associate the letters N.O.M with the sound a certain "googly-eyed" Sesame Street character made while smashing cookies against his forehead in a fit of...

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10:38 PM on 06.18.2008

Terminal Reality has Zootfly to thank for helping to make Ghostbusters a reality

Lady Luck has a way of intervening at the most crucial moments, lending that extra hand that helps us through the tough times. On occasion, even developers are able to bask in her warming glow... just ask Mark Randel, preside...

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1:46 PM on 06.14.2008

Denis Dyack: Too Human will be ready soon, for real this time

To some, the latest entry in Denis Dyack's blog might not seem all that newsworthy: Too Human for the Xbox 360 is all but complete. Then again, we're talking about the first entry in a three-part trilogy that's been the talk ...

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10:38 PM on 06.13.2008

Robbie Bach: Customers forgave us for the RROD, still love their Xbox 360s

While the Red Ring of Death debacle proved costly monetarily, as far as Microsoft is concerned, the image of the Xbox 360 has managed to remain relatively untarnished through it all. During a recent interview with Venture Bea...

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11:06 AM on 06.13.2008

Newest LEGO Batman trailer reminds us that Nightwing looks cooler than Robin

The latest trailer for LEGO Batman introduces us to Nightwing, the character who actually has his roots in Superman mythos, but is recognized by most people as one of the Dark Knight's sidekicks.Just like Batman, he is exceed...

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10:01 PM on 06.12.2008

New Force Unleashed video spoils us silly. Can you resist the urge to peek?

If you are like the majority of gamers who shun anything resembling a spoiler, then you are going to want to skip this video -- however overpowering the impulse to watch it may be. Those of you willing to throw caution t...

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1:22 PM on 06.12.2008

MGS Europe gets it, decides that cancelling games isn't a good thing

If business development manager Peter Zetterberg's words aren't just empty promises, Xbox 360 owners in Europe have assurance from Microsoft that they can bank on: "Nobody cancels games under our watch... Punk!" Wel...

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11:29 AM on 06.12.2008

Surprise! Guitar Hero: On Tour bundle officially announced

Today marks the day that Nintendo proudly (and officially) announces the DS bundle that we knew was coming all along: Guitar Hero: On Tour. While not exactly the sexiest of the DS line, the silver and black handheld proudly d...

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3:22 PM on 06.06.2008

Sony offers PlayStation-edu program to help groom new talent

Doing their part to help ensure an adequate supply of programmers on hand to code for PlayStation platforms for the foreseeable future, Sony proudly unveiled their newest tool: the PlayStation-edu program.  In essence, i...

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9:26 AM on 06.06.2008

Bethesda Softworks and Amazon.com announce Fallout 3 Survival Edition

If you are the type that prefers the collector's editions in lieu of normal game packaging, then you are going to love what the guys (and gals) behind Fallout 3 have in store for you. In order to satisfy those of you who want...

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1:09 PM on 06.05.2008

EA ditches the PS3, opts for Xbox 360/PC version of Red Alert 3

Just when we though it was safe to assume that EA had finally domesticated the Sony beast and ironed out any remaining issues they had with programming for the PS3, comes the unfortunate news that Red Alert 3 (for the PS3) ha...

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11:21 AM on 06.05.2008

Pardon us while we laugh: Forbes thinks iPhone can kill the DS

Even the one-time king of the console makers, Sony, wasn't able to do it, so why does Forbes think that the iPhone can do the impossible and dethrone Nintendo on the handheld front? Well, we don't know either, but here's what...

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9:39 AM on 06.05.2008

With Resistance 2, you'll be playing more and loading less

As a result of Eurogamer's live interview with Insomniac's Ted Price yesterday, we now know a few more things about Resistance 2 that we didn't have concrete answers on before. Although he didn't want to commit to whether or ...

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12:21 PM on 06.04.2008

SDTV owners rejoice: You'll actually be able to read the text in Dead Space

With each passing generation of consoles, cutting-edge graphics have been the delight of many. Unfortunately, there have been some nasty side effects for others: those still living in the standard-definition land of TV viewin...

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11:06 AM on 06.04.2008

Sony lends 2K a helping hand with BioShock for the PS3

Thanks to a recent announcement by Sony regarding the PS3's upcoming version of BioShock, it seems as if future fans of the game (along with those of us destined to buy it all over again) can rest easy knowing that the tools ...

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10:05 AM on 05.30.2008

Rumortoid: June is the month of in-game XMB?

It's still a rumor at this point, but the mighty Internet has been not so quietly rumbling about something called in-game XMB, and its connection to every firmware update the PS3 has ever had. Did you actually think that this...

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10:56 AM on 05.29.2008

Howard Stringer admits to what we knew all along: The PS3 was in trouble

Looking back, it's all to easy to point to the launch of the PlayStation 3 as the low point in Sony's otherwise domineering position in the console landscape. However, it's a bit of uncharted waters to hear the CEO of Sony hi...

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12:25 PM on 05.21.2008

Killzone 2 delay is nothing to worry about? Crowded market cited by Sony

The word "delay" has been a constant companion to the PlayStation 3. To the Sony faithful, it's more of a continuous thorn in their sides, and is often mentioned alongside phrases that contain strings of painful wor...

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