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PlayStation 4 is getting a nostalgic PS2-style theme

I'm not sure how many of you mess around with alternate themes, but this new "Legacy Dashboard" dynamic theme for PlayStation 4 is going to turn some heads. It brings back fond PS2 memories. The theme was put together by Truant Pixel "with...

 
 
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What is the most aesthetically pleasing console you own?

Across years of releases, video game consoles have had almost every look under the sun. From the loud, bright-green-on-black of the original Xbox, to the translucent black Sega Saturn which adamantly declares on its disc tray "Thi...

 
 
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Shinji Mikami would like to see God Hand on Steam

The past few years have seen a rise in PC gaming and digital distribution in Japan, partially due to the success of Dark Souls, as PC Gamer reported a few months ago. Seeing how well the Souls franchise performed on PC, along with visu...

 
 
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Get your Olivia Newton-John on with .hack//G.U. Last Recode

The last we heard from Bandai Namco on .hack//G.U. Last Recode, the remastered trilogy was only going to get a digital release in the West. I suppose due to fan feedback on the absence of a physical copy, we'll now be seeing one for PS4 whe...

 
 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

When Final Fantasy XII came out, I witnessed an interesting perspective in regards to initial praise -- the MMO crowd loved it, given that it takes multiple cues from the online-only Final Fantasy XI. It was a triumph in many ways with its ...

 
 
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Jak and Daxter PS2 games, not HD versions, get PS4 port

Naughty Dog will "up-render" Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak II, Jak 3, and Jak X: Combat Racing for digital release on PlayStation 4 sometime this year. That means it's the original PS2 versions rather than the PS3 HD ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 




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