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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

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

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

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

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

[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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Live show: WTF? Mister Mosquito on Mash Tactics


Feb 08
Today is a true 'WTF Wednesday' for Mash Tactics. King Foom will be playing the bizarre classic Mister Mosquito for PlayStation 2. This unconventional game puts the player in the role of the titular blood-sucker trying to sur... read

Location: You're such a beach!


Feb 01
[Hohojirozame writes about a personal favorite of mine: Dark Cloud 2! A great look at a fantastic location in the game as a part of the last weekly theme. As always, remember to load your own blogs into the Communit... read

Grand Theft Auto III, Vice City, rated for PlayStation 3


Jan 23
The ESRB has rated both Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for PS3 releases. Sony Computer Entertainment America is noted as the publisher, since these games are slated to arrive on the PSN as "PS2 Classics.... read

Original Killzone coming to PlayStation Network Jan 24


Jan 11
The original Killzone is scheduled to infiltrate the PlayStation Network on January 24, in an announcement that came out of nowhere. It will be a straight port, not a revamped HD version, and it'll cost you $9.99.  Killz... read

NBA 2K12 welcomes back basketball, with basketball


Jan 05
So, I don't exactly follow basketball to any degree, but I remember hearing about the whole lockout controversy that prevented the NBA from starting last fall. Apparently the NBA has finally come to an agreement though, beca... read

Sony sends orb to celebrate Jak & Daxter's 10th birthday


Dec 09
It was Jak & Daxter's tenth anniversary on December 4, and Sony decided to commemorate it by sending me a Precursor Orb today. This is a limited edition replica of the artifact, found in the Jak & Daxter series, ... read

Sony confirms Jak and Daxter collection for PlayStation 3


Nov 09
We can't get enough of last generation's games, it seems. Up next to receive a high-def collection is the beloved Jak and Daxter series. Following prior rumors about such a retail package, and Siliconera's finding of a USK ra... read

The Jimquisition: The Ugly Secret of Horror Games


Oct 31
It's Halloween, the day that St. Spooky was born for our sins. On this haunted occasion, I discuss what truly makes a horror game scary and decide that the worse a game looks, the better it is at frightening you. With l... read

Remember The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge?


Oct 29
It's the weekend before Halloween, and my mind turns to thoughts of the spooky. After recently re-watching The Nightmare Before Christmas, I suddenly remembered its sequel, Oogie's Revenge. Never heard of the sequel? Well, it... read

[It Came from Japan! is a series where I seek out and review the weirdest, most original and enjoyable titles that never left the Land of the Rising Sun.] Along with churros and KFC, dungeon crawlers are one of those r... read feature

AHHHHH! JAK & DAXTER HD COLLECTION IS COMING!


Oct 11
Pardon my all caps excitement, but I am a huge fan of the three main Jak and Daxter games on the PlayStation 2, and if Naughty Dog's Game Director Justin Richmond is to be believed, an HD compilation of the successful PS2 tri... read

PS2 classic GrimGrimoire is available on PSN now!


Oct 06
The PlayStation 2 classic strategy RPG GrimGrimoire is now available in the...PlayStation 2 Classic section of the PlayStation Network -- where else? Now this is speaking my language. We're talkin' a delicious 2D strateg... read

PSN promo brings back classics: God Hand, Odin Sphere


Oct 03
October's Only on PlayStation Network promotion will bring a month's worth of great new exclusive games to gamers, but it will also dig up some rare PlayStation classics. If you're like me, you'll be all over some of these ol... read






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