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The PS2 turns 15 today!
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the PlayStation 2. In those 15 years, we've already had two more Sony console releases, but the PS2 is still near and dear to many of our hearts. The console gave us many of our favorite ga... read feature

All you need is Rez

Note to self: Replay Rez at least once a year


'The journey will begin anew'
Feb 23
On the rare occasion I use my Xbox 360, I'm amazed the thing still works. It's laughably slow to boot up, full of games as it is, and having gone through several broken systems last generation, there's a lingering fear that t... read
PlayStation poll

Poll: Final Fantasy VII most wanted remake, Dragon Quest V favorite PlayStation game


10,000 Japanese players polled on PlayStation
Dec 03
Sony surveyed 10,000 Japanese PlayStation fans (via Gematsu) of all ages to decide the best PlayStation game over the past 20 years and Dragon Quest V took the top spot (Final Fantasy VII the second spot). Among res... read
Happy 20th, PlayStation

Sony celebrates 20 years of PlayStation with a video


Things cut at random to fast music!
Nov 13
Devil Dice! I wonder if I can find my original disc. And, hey, Sony actually acknowledging the Vita (also advertising the pink one on their Japanese YouTube page)! Less good than making more games for it, but, you know. Plus... read
Rockin' just to keep on rockin'
With a new Amplitude on the horizon and a post-Guitar Hero world having left much to be desired by way of rhythm games, we must look to the past to drink our fill from the fount of the world of music. And even before Guitar H... read feature

Rental options temporarily appear on PlayStation Store


A glimpse of what's to come
Mar 14
We have a better idea at how PlayStation Now will exactly work thanks to an error that appeared on the PlayStation Store. PSNStores noticed they were able to rent Catherine, with a 1 day, 7 day, and 30 day options available. ... read

Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Uncharted game?


My vote: the singer Drake riding a drake while playing as Drake. Drakeception.
Feb 25
In my previous poll I asked everyone to pick their favorite Legend of Zelda game from the lengthy and notable series. Out of over 1,400 total votes, here are the top four results: (21.37%) Ocarina of Time: 312 votes -- winne... read

The evolution of PlayStation's graphics over the years


From PS1 to PS4
Aug 16
The PlayStation Access channel has been doing a great job of building up hype for the upcoming launch of the PlayStation 4. Their latest video is no different, as it takes a bunch of games from across PlayStation's history a... read
PS2 Classics

Capcom vs. SNK 2 hits PlayStation Network next week


Break out the arcade sticks!
Jul 12
Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium is set to arrive next week on PlayStation Network, the silver-tongued foxes of the PlayStation Blogcast have revealed. The classic PlayStation 2 crossover fighting game sports an expan... read
Contra: Shattered Soldier

Contra: Shattered Soldier runs and guns to PSN next week


It's time to kill some aliens!
Jun 07
Contra: Shattered Soldier is blasting its way onto PlayStation Network next week. Announced on the latest edition of the PlayStation Blogcast, the shooter will arrive as a part of next week's store update.  Original... read
Yakuza 1 & 2

This Yakuza 1 & 2 Wii U trailer has me nostalgic


Do we have a chance for an international release?
May 20
A few days ago we got a look at the upcoming Yakuza 1 & 2 HD re-release for the Wii U, and now, the full trailer is ready for eyeball consumption. As is the case with any Yakuza game, it shows off some insane gameplay va... read
Tales of Symphonia PS3

Rumor: Tales of Symphonia to re-release on PS3


Hideo Baba discusses high-definition RPG bundle
May 13
Tales of Symphonia is reportedly receiving a high-definition re-release on PlayStation 3. Speaking with Koi-Nya, series producer Hideo Baba teased what he is calling "a representation of the dreams and hopes of the fans,... read
Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly floats to PSN this week


Tecmo Koei's survival horror series returns to PS2 Classics
May 05
Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is creeping its way onto PlayStation Network this week. Its arrival is hot on the heels of the original Fatal Frame, which only landed on Sony's online service a few short weeks ago.... read
That goes for games, accessories, and systems
GameStop will stop taking in PlayStation 2 systems, games, and accessories starting on June 1, 2013. A poster on Reddit snapped the above picture, and I've since confirmed with a number of stores and employees at different Ga... read feature

Katamari Damacy

Katamari Damacy trundles to PlayStation Network next week


Roll up all the things!
Apr 26
Katamari Damacy is coming to PlayStation Network! Announced during this week's PlayStation Blogcast, the first entry in Namco Bandai's acid trip of a series is set to arrive as a part of next Tuesday's PlayStation Store ... read
Console chimera

18 different gaming consoles combined into one system


The ultimate mod
Apr 16
Modder Bacteria spent over three years and over $1,000 to merge 18 different consoles into one giant box. It contains circuitry from 15 different systems, works with one master controller, a single power supply, and a single... read

Devil Summoner PSA: PS2 games on Amazon, anime streaming


For my SMT people
Apr 08
Good morning to my fellow Shin Megami Tensei fans. It's a wonderful time to be alive, isn't it? We're playing through Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers right now for review, and Shin Megami Tensei IV was announced for North Americ... read
Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame creeping onto PlayStation Network this week


Spooky PS2 Classic returns this Tuesday
Apr 07
Prepare to wet your pants! Fatal Frame is coming to PlayStation Network. Announced during this week's PlayStation Blogcast, the first entry in Tecmo's unique survival horror series is set to arrive on Sony's online store this... read
Grand Theft Auto

Liberty City/Vice City Stories now on PlayStation Store


May help ease the wait for Grand Theft Auto V
Apr 03
The catalog of downloadable PlayStation 2 titles on the PlayStation Store increases by two today, as Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories are now available in North America and Europe for $9.99/€9... read
The day the music died
It's a sad week. Granted, it's an inevitability that's more than five years in the making, but nonetheless, it's sad. This is the week that Harmonix releases its final regularly scheduled Rock Band DLC -- a str... read feature

Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Tomb Raider game?


Conan O'Brien is banned from voting!
Apr 02
In the previous debate we gave the SimCity hate a rest and instead focused on which game developer was the most loyal to their fans. More than a hundred people joined in on the debate and dozens of teams received much deserve... read
Crash Bandicoot

Crash Bandicoot was originally Willie the Wombat?!?!


Did You Know Gaming tackles Crash Bandicoot
Mar 27
Crash Bandicoot is one of my favorite platforming franchises. The first three main entries were stellar, and even Crash Team Racing and Crash Bash, as shameful as they were, were extremely fun experiences. If you want to lea... read
Capcom vs. SNK 2

Capcom vs. SNK 2 could be coming as soon as this April


THIS BATTLE IS ABOUT TO EXPLODE
Mar 21
Late last year, Chris reported on the development of a re-release of the fighting game crossover classic Capcom vs. SNK 2, briefly reminiscing on his tourney days and looking forward to revisit a game so close to his, and ind... read
Carter's Quest
[Read on for a description of every God of War game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.] 2013 is an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I'm going to make an effort to d... read feature

Cyborg Michael Jordan

Cyborg Michael Jordan could have been in NBA Street


Perhaps in a perfect universe...
Mar 01
Remember the Street games? NFL Street was probably my favorite, but NBA Street was right up there with it in terms of arcade-style quality. Well, it looks like NBA Street in particular was only living up t... read
Twisted Metal sale

David Jaffe debuts the Twisted Metal Birthday Bundle


Twisted Metal 1, 2, Black, and TM 2012
Feb 12
It looks like Twisted Metal 1 and Black weren't the only ones joining the fun, as the PSN is getting an all-out four game birthday pack for $39.99. Should you decide to go with the piecemeal approach, the new 2012 Twiste... read

Capcom snubs Onimusha/Dino Crisis, wants new IP


Old franchises unlikely, new franchises desired
Feb 01
Resident Evil Revelations producer Masachika Kawata has admitted Capcom isn't too hot on the idea of returning to Onimusha or Dino Crisis anytime soon. According to the developer, Capcom's more interested in brand new IP righ... read
Disgaea 2

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
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

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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