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Remember Jim Sterling? Of course you do. Go support his new site

Former Destructoid reviews editor Jim Sterling has gone indie, and he needs your help. The dude has worked for over 8 years doing video games reviews here and on sites like Escapist, and now he's trying to build his own site, ad-free, supp...

 
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How to play Resident Evil 4 HD on PS3

Resident Evil 4 HD released last week, but I waited until the weekend to download it. Due to various problems I have with Microsoft Points and my silly desire to play Resident Evil games on their "traditional" home, I decided to download th...

 
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PS3 firmware update 3.66 released to critical acclaim

I once had a glorious dream that Sony's PSN "welcome back" package would allow us to choose between six different firmware updates. That dream, sadly, never came true, but Sony's generosity is still abundant, with update 3.66 bringing ...

 
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Thor, Destin Legarie and Jim Sterling discuss E3

God damn it, ScrewAttack.  I love you guys.

 
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Thank CHRIST for that: PSP firmware update 6.39 coming!

PSP owners may be feeling sad that they've missed out on at least seventeen firmware updates since the PlayStation Network went down, but do not despair! Sony has confirmed that update 6.39 is coming soon, and you're all invited to the upda...

 
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Sony: PlayStation Store to return May 24

Sony has told publishers to expect the PlayStation Store on May 24. That's according to a memo sent to various companies, which of course found its way to the proles of the Internet.  As previously revealed, Sony plans to update the St...

 
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Sony CEO challenges critics of PSN breach notification

Sony CEO Howard Stringer has lashed out at those who criticized the way in which Sony handled the PSN outbreak, specifically the amount of time it took to notify consumers. His defensive statement displays disbelief that anybody could feel ...

 
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PlayStation Store to be updated 'multiple times a week'

Sony has released a brand new FAQ in order to better inform fans about the big PlayStation Network resurrection. Most of it is stuff we already know, but some fresh information has been released concerning the PlayStation Store, so listen u...

 
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PSN struggling to deal with huge mass of password resets

Due to the ludicrous volume of PlayStation Network users trying to reset their passwords at once, Sony has had to temporarily cease the big PSN rollout and suspended services for a bit.  "We’re currently experiencing an extremely...

 
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The Jimquisition: How Sony can make up for the PSN breach

A few people asked for a video to sum up the whole PSN outage thing, and I thought I'd take it in a more productive direction that simply getting angry. I've proposed three very reasonable ideas (which Podtoid listeners can already guess) ...

 
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Last weekend, Sony told consumers that the PlayStation Network should be back up and running within a week. As you may have noticed, a week's gone by, and you still can't play Warhawk. Sony has therefore made a new announceme...   read

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Shocker: PS3 Firmware update causing HDD problems

PS3 Firmware 3.56 is reportedly causing HDD problems for a number users. Just like that one time. Oh, and that other time. One day, Sony might release a Firmware update that stops its Firmware updates from being shit.  The issue seems ...

 
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Cage: Heavy Rain made games a more meaningful medium

David Cage's arrogance is unparalleled, even in an industry that sports Denis Dyack. Seemingly drunk on the fawning of his own fans, the Quantic Dream director has claimed that Heavy Rain opened doors for more maturity in games, and pr...

 
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Killzone 3 has over 70 minutes of cutscenes

The BBFC has rated Killzone 3 for British gamers, and spilled a few beans for us in the process -- revealing that the PS3 sequel will boast over seventy minutes of cutscenes. Looks like you'll be doing plenty of watching as well as shooting...

 
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Sony is terrible at keeping secrets. Killzone 3, Resistance 3, the PS3 Slim, the PSPgo, Sony has no end of cats to let out of its bag, and rare is the time we are ever surprised. The PSP2 looks set to continue this trend, wit...   read

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Microsoft: PlayStation Home is a 'nice chat room'

Making fun of PlayStation Home at this point is like steadily kicking an autistic in the bollocks, but that hasn't stopped Microsoft from doing it anyway. Stephen McGill has written the poor man's Second Life off as a "nice chat room" with ...

 
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Sony spins the '4.1 million Move shipments' thing

Yesterday, many websites reported that Sony had sold 4.1 million PlayStation Move units. Destructoid and a handful of others reported that Sony had only shipped that many units. A few commenters accused us of BIAS but the egg was on their f...

 
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No Super Meat Boy on PS3, and you can blame Sony

Super Meat Boy will eventually find its way to Xbox 360, Wii and PC, excluding as it will a PS3 release. Now, because you start stamping your feet and shouting "BIAS" while tears start to cloud your vision, make sure you direct your anger a...

 
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PlayStation Home gets voice chat next week (ZOMG!)

According to Sony, "tons of cool stuff" is coming to its Second Life clone/virtual advertising world PlayStation Home. Among the expected features is the return of an old one -- voice chat! This comes on November 11 in Update 1.4. Yes, desp...

 
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Enslaved writer got 'f*cking sick' of his PS3

28 Days Later and Enslaved: Odyssey to the West writer Alex Garland has confessed that he only bothered to play Heavenly Sword after meeting its developer, due to his being "f*cking sick" of the PS3. "There weren't any original games that r...

 
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Sony holds back Move support in game for PS Plus users

Sony has set a rather grim little precedent for itself, with the revelation that Move Support in High Velocity Bowling is available for "free" only to those who have subscribed to PlayStation Plus. Apparently spending upwards of $80 on a gl...

 
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Survey: Japanese consumers not interested in 3DTV

While Sony is attempting to convince the world that 3D gaming is what it wants, a study from the company's homeland indicates that a lot more convincing might need to be done. According to a poll, most Japanese consumers don't give a crap a...

 
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Microsoft says Kinect is for everyone

... And yet it appeals to no-one. Kinect Is For Everyone - Microsoft [Edge]

 
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Sony talks sh*t about 3DS technology

So, Nintendo murdered everyone at E3, not just with its rather terrifying selection of awesome games, but with its stunning 3DS demonstration. If you haven't seen the thing in action, let me confirm that it's pretty amazing stuff. Sony boss...

 
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E3 10: Impressions from the Natal/Kinect reveal event

HERP DERP DERP LET'S SPEND ALL THE MONEY THAT HAS EVER BEEN PRINTED IN AMERICA SO WE CAN USE GAME JOURNALISTS AS UNWITTING ACCOMPLICES IN A RIDICULOUS MTV COMMERCIAL FOR OUR EYETOY! ALSO, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL! HERP DERP DEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE...

 
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Sony: Kutaragi was 'right' to release expensive PS3

Ken Kutaragi became an industry laughing stock shortly after the announcement of the $599 PlayStation 3, mostly due to his arrogant and insulting justifications ("work more hours to buy one"). Although Kutaragi left Sony as something of a j...

 
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Sony bullsh*t: PSPgo was a 'test'

The PSPgo was an ill-advised, expensive, worthless waste of space. This is scientific, objective fact that can be proven in any court of law. But apparently it's alright, because it was just a test. In fact, even though the PSPgo fell flat ...

 
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Sony won't reimburse retailers for OtherOS PS3 refunds

One enterprising consumer pulled a slick move when he was able to use European law in order to get a partial refund for his PS3 from Amazon. Sony's decision to remove the OtherOS feature on the PlayStation 3 angered some consumers, because ...

 
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Another abandoned failure: Sony gives up on PSP Room

Do you remember PlayStation Room? That social networking service for the PSP that looked like a mash-up between PlayStation Home and Bratz dolls? No? Really, you don't? We hardly blame you. Like so many things in this industry, the ser...

 
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Fixing the PSP in six easy steps

The PSP has had a long history, one that hasn't always been entirely pretty. While the system has been quite successful in Japan and sold decently well enough in the West, it's still a machine with a lot of problems, and that's evidenced by...

 

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Bazaar"No, not that Magic Carpet"

 

Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel"Basically the T150, but for Xbox One and PC"

 

Fragments of Him"Great writing and performances, terrible pacing and gameplay"

 

Push Me Pull You"Playing Nightcrawlers"

 

Chronos"I keep getting older, but they stay the same age"

 

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DISCUSSIONS | setupPosts by everyone - post yours

Pixie The Fairy

Friendly reminder not to spoil Civil Unless were talking about the actual US Civil War, you can spoil that all you want, everyone had well over a century to catch

 
Dwavenhobble

Will be very Glad when Overwatch is a retail title release as the standard of play will hopefully go I mean it can hardly go down from a Healer running round all game using their crap pistol to try and shoot people and never healing at

 
Perro

Well would you look at the time!

 
TheLimoMaker

Im glad that Sony are releasing their heavy-hitting exclusives this year so that I have enough time to save up for an Xbox One/Scalebound bundle next Though while I think I have it all planned out, Im sure something will f*ck it

 
OverlordZetta

Maybe Power Rangers doesnt need good When Japan decided to make big budget Kamen Rider movies, sure, they had great suits, but they turned Kamen Rider into a teacher hot for student and threw in random idols, nanomachines, and horror subplots!

 
Sr Churros

OOOOOOH YEAH GOT PSO2 RUNNING AGAIN! Expect guide soon!

 
Jinx 01

So this is

 
OrochiLeona

So, a lot of people enjoying Overwatch

 
Larxinostic

Good day to you! The sixth blog in my OST series is live for your Thanks for any feedback! =) It concerns a recent entry in a flagship niche Whatre your favorite less-known game series?

 
TheStantonator

Since I missed the boat on the discussion and with Far Harbor coming out soon, what did everyone think of Fallout 4? I personally found it very repetitive and gave up on it after 30 or so hours having become bored with the go here, kill this

 
jak2364

The Legacy Of Kain series needs a remastered collection cause Im too lazy to use Xpadder for proper controller Ah well, guess Ill crawl on back to my Doom series

 
JuIc3

Got the job I interviewed for, and things are looking good!

 
Parismio

Ugh, overwatch is so hype!

 
gajknight

Hey dudes, is Murdered: Soul Suspect any good? Worth £8? Been eyeing it for ages but always put it

 
guitarvillain

Go to your Youtube library on the left side of the homepage, click on Liked videos, scroll down to the very first video you ever liked, and post it

 
Vadicta

So, I was on the bus today, and there was this high school kid talking about how he needs to have bad grades, so it fits with the brand identity of his virgining rap Thats a new

 
TheStantonator

Overwatch is the Havent been this addicted to a game since World of

 
Sir Shenanigans

Persona people: is 5, having never played one of the previous games, something I could jump into? In terms of narrative? I just love the look of it, super stylish!

 
Fuzunga

Have a good

 
WryGuy

Youve been pre-approved for a Marvel Credit Card with 3% cash back rewards when you shop at Oh, what times we live

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Theres a rumor on IGN saying NX might use cartridges (though I think they mean carts, like 3DS and My knee-jerk reaction was negative, but thinking about it, Nintendo is a stickler for short load if it works well and is cheap, Im

 
OrochiLeona

Civil War? Thats sooooooo last week #UK

 
Torchman

So Torch how was Gunbuster? It was Too short, a little too much nudity for my tastes, title mech wasnt in action until end of episode 4 of Action was great But that ending Good lord that

 
Nathan D

Hot off the rumor mill: Naughty Dogs next project after Uncharted 4 is The Last of Us 2: A Fungus Among

 
MeanderBot

Video game developers are tripping over themselves to make VR games and here I am trying to think of story ideas for an interactive fiction

 
Occams

Its interesting to see that Spider-Man puts a lit cigarette out onto a Latino babys forehead in the opening scene of Civil

 
Fuzunga

I cant believe Nintendo would throw away their three-day Treehouse Livestream to only show That was the best thing ever to come out of E3 coverage!

 
RiffRaff

Protip: Humble Spring Sale just Go spend money and

 

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