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Get the first Psychonauts for free with a pre-order of Rhombus of Ruin

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin will be launching for PS4 on February 21. It is a PlayStation VR exclusive that takes place immediately after the events of the first game. That may sound daunting to anyone who hasn't played the first tit...   read

 
 
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Kimura keeps it real part 2: 'Killing is part of humanity, just as is being in love'

In part one of our interview series with Yoshiro Kimura, I asserted that Kimura-san is the game dev equivalent of Bob Ross. Before announcing that opinion, I should have remembered that not everyone thinks the image of a boy kissing a frog ...   read

 
 
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We finally have a release date for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

Sitting awkwardly between the Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy XIII series (and that online game I guess), Final Fantasy XII kind of slipped me by. The announcement of the remaster, which now seems like forever ago, was a little ...   read

 
 
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That old school pair of Mega Man fighting games hits the PS3 in Japan

I used to play hours of Rockman: The Power Battle and Rockman 2: The Power Fighters with a good friend of mine. As two of the only co-op (or two player for that matter) Mega Man games ever made, this lesser known fighting game ser...   read

 
 
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We have a date for Dragon Quest VIII

Fans of the Dragon Quest series are used to delays, but are usually appreciative when their patience is rewarded. Those who are looking forward to Dragon Quest VIII won't have to wait much longer, as Nintendo announced the 3DS ver...   read

 
 
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These Team Ico art prints look so great together

Art dealer Cook & Becker has come out with a pair of licensed giclee prints -- one for Ico, the other for Shadow of the Colossus, both excellent. Can you spare $95? Your wall will be better off for it. The Ico print (40 by 34 cm) is of ...   read

 
 
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The original Red Faction may be headed to PS4

THQ Nordic's recent announcement that Red Faction was removed from Germany's index of "damaging" games now makes a lot more sense. According to the European ratings group PEGI, the 2001 original will be releasing on PS4 via Sony's PS2 Class...   read

 
 
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Triple-A development is not worth it, according to Amy Hennig

Amy Hennig, the director for the Uncharted series (among others), was recently interviewed by Idle Thumbs about her time working in triple-A game development. According to her, the process is becoming too big for its own good. "The whole ti...   read

 
 
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Hot Shots Tennis coming to PS4 via PS2 Classics

In a bid to please seemingly no one, Sony has announced that Hot Shots Tennis will be heading to the PS4 this week. Tennis was a spin-off of the Hot Shots Golf series, and it didn't review well back on its original release in 2007. Along wi...   read

 
 
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Digital Foundry tackles Resident Evil 4 super-mega-ultra-hyper-turbo-HD remix 2

Anyone eyeing the recently released Resident Evil 4 HD on PS4 and Xbox One might want to take a look at Digital Foundry's analysis of the ports. All things told, it looks like Capcom managed to not screw this up, even if these new versions ...   read

 
 


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Ape Escape 2 arrives on PS4 at long last

Don't tell the police, but I'm going to get into some comic mischief tonight. Right on cue after that recent Trophy list, Sony has added Ape Escape 2 to PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe. The monkey-catching 3D platformer is priced ...   read

 
 
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This PS4 Trophy list suggests Ape Escape 2 isn't far off

Last year, we reported on a ratings board listing for a PlayStation 4 re-release of Ape Escape 2. It still hasn't come out! Given this recent Trophy list for the port, though, it likely isn't too far off. Maybe if I keep telling myself that...   read

 
 
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Grandia 3 now available via the PlayStation Store

While I Am Setsuna is the hot new JRPG du jour, it wasn't the only one to grace the PlayStation Store in North America week, as Game Arts has re-released Grandia III under the PlayStation 2 Classics banner. However, unlike the string o...   read

 
 
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Metal Slug Anthology coming to PS4

The Metal Slug Anthology will be the next title to join the growing library of PlayStation 2 Classics available on PlayStation 4, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. The collection will be available digitally i...   read

 
 
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The near-finished Daredevil game that Marvel quashed

As part of the superhero boom in the early 2000s that saw Marvel selling off movie rights to its pajama-wearing characters and saw Colin Farrell kill a man with a paper clip, there was meant to be a Daredevil: The Man Without Fear game. It...   read

 
 
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Psychonauts is coming to PS4 'soon'

[Update: "Psychonauts is coming out soon, but not this week," a Sony representative wrote in an update to the company's weekly releases post. "Apologies for the error. Stay tuned for final timing!"] Back in December, when Double Fine P...   read

 
 
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PS2 action game Primal returns on PS4 this week

Primal is making a comeback on PlayStation 4 this week. Sony plans to release an enhanced version of Guerrilla Cambridge's (then SCE Cambridge) 2003 action game -- which stars an increasingly-demonic young woman and her gargoyle pal on a qu...   read

 
 
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Sony JRPG Wild Arms 3 coming to PS4 next week

An enhanced version of Wild Arms 3 will be available digitally for PlayStation 4 next Tuesday, May 17, in North America, Sony announced this week via the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogast. The RPG was co-created by Sony's now-d...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters 2000 coming to PS4 next week

SNK isn't screwing around with its comeback. On top of a brand new King of Fighters and an enhanced port of The Last Blade 2, the studio is bringing the The King of Fighters 2000 to PlayStation 4 in North America next Tuesday, May 3, t...   read

 
 
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In memoriam: Final Fantasy XI (PS2, Xbox 360)

The Final Fantasy series said goodbye to two of its own this morning. Service for both console versions of the long-running MMO Final Fantasy XI was officially ended today following nearly a decade and a half of support. The PlayS...   read

 
 
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PS2 classic Okage: Shadow King coming to PS4

Okage: Shadow King is heading to PlayStation 4 next week, according to the PlayStation Blogcast. Originally released for PlayStation 2 in 2001, this role-playing game follows the exploits of a young boy who becomes possessed by the spirit o...   read

 
 
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Sony is shutting down the PlayStation 2 Broadband Navigator this month

Ha, this is an interesting one. According to a post from Sony this week, the PlayStation 2's Broadband Navigator service will end on March 31. After seeing EA drop service for games after just one year, this is pretty commendable to see Son...   read

 
 
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This custom Crash Bandicoot PS2 needs to be official

Aku Aku!This custom Crash Bandicoot PS2 is making me want to boot up the original trilogy again. Oh, and Crash Team Racing, and Crash Bash. This was a really good series at one point! It's sad that it's potential was squandered. Alas, ...   read

 
 
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PS2 classic Rise of the Kasai coming to PS4

Rise of the Kasai is coming to PlayStation 4 in North America next Tuesday. Originally released for PlayStation 2 in 2005, the Sony-published hack-and-slash game is the follow-up to The Mark of Kri (2002) and one of the only games from...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XI shuts down on consoles next month

In case you are somehow still playing Final Fantasy XI on PlayStation 2 or Xbox 360, well, it's about time to download the PC version or, you know, actually find something new to play. Square Enix has confirmed plans to cease supp...   read

 
 



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