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Review: Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is one of the PS2 classics I remember well enough to know I played it, but have let almost every other detail escape from my mind. Eurocom and THQ's Zelda-like set in ancient Egypt was a fun attempt at a new...

 
 
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The 'Stranger Things' in my game collection

There are some seriously weird games out there – this is what you quickly learn when you start collecting them, even with a focus on specific consoles. There's always at least one or two developers, big or small, that like to take ser...

 
 
 
 
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Three PS2 games have been rated for re-release on PS4

Back in the days of the PS3, Sony released a whole load of PlayStation 2 games for people to buy again (because who needs backward compatibility?). They had some pretty good stuff up on offer, but unfortunately none of those games have made...

 
 
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20 years of PlayStation in 15 feverish seconds

I agree that 20 years of PlayStation in 20 seconds would've been more apropos, but, hey, I don't run the PlayStation Twitter account. And for good reason. It would just be full of tweets like this. Or like this. And no one wants that (clear...

 
 
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Obscure Video Games: The Sniper 2

The Sniper 2 is not a good game. In fact, it's pretty much the epitome of "kusoge." But that's what makes it so entertaining. Terrible voice acting, mediocre graphics, and an incomprehensible story are what kept me playing all the way to th...

 
 
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What was the very first PlayStation 2 game you ever played?

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 games, from huge ...

 
 
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Note to self: Replay Rez at least once a year

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 this could be it...

 
 
 
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Sony celebrates 20 years of PlayStation with a video

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 that Grav...

 
 
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Songs for the dearth: Classic music games to fill the hollow

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 Hero spoon-fed t...

 
 
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Rental options temporarily appear on PlayStation Store

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. When they check...

 
 
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Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Uncharted game?

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 -- winner! (19.45%) A L...

 
 
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The evolution of PlayStation's graphics over the years

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 and shows the gr...

 
 
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Capcom vs. SNK 2 hits PlayStation Network next week

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 expansive roster of ...

 
 
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Contra: Shattered Soldier runs and guns to PSN next week

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.  Originally released in ...

 
 
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This Yakuza 1 & 2 Wii U trailer has me nostalgic

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 variety, from com...

 
 
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Rumor: Tales of Symphonia to re-release on PS3

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, who have long ...

 
 
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Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly floats to PSN this week

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.  Based on...

 
 
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GameStop to stop accepting PS2 trade-ins on June 1

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 GameStop location...

 
 
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Katamari Damacy trundles to PlayStation Network next week

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 update.   ...

 
 
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18 different gaming consoles combined into one system

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 video output c...

 
 
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Devil Summoner PSA: PS2 games on Amazon, anime streaming

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 America. How could th...

 
 
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Fatal Frame creeping onto PlayStation Network this week

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 Tuesday. Fatal...

 
 




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South Park: Phone Destroyer"My phone is still well intact"

 

Battle Chef Brigade"Slice and dice"

 

Coco"I'm (nearly) in love with the Coco"

 

Batman - The Enemy Within: Fractured Mask"Episode 3 wildly tangled in its own cat's cradle"

 

School Girl/Zombie Hunter"A real class act"

 

Star Wars Battlefront II"You must learn control"

 

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV"Dad, dad, do the perfect cast!"

 

Destiny 2 (PC)"Identity Crisis"

 

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy"A dated but fun PS2 classic"

 
 
 

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Khalid Eternal Nigh

Rob Zombie performing a duet cover of The Commodores Brick House with Lionel Richie is officially one of the weirdest things to ever

 
Seymour

HOLY CRAP I almost missed this! Took about a year to come out, too! Hope this adaptation is completed before Im 30 and have, yet again, forgotten about

 
Chris Moyse

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Dennis Carden

Holy Ultra Space in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon is Within the past two days, Ive found three separate Shiny

 
Marcel Hoang

Ancient Magus Bride is this supposedly slow looking anime that just draws you in then suddenly it tells so much within 23

 
Electric Reaper

It would seem that clearing the browser cache fixed the problem with the account screwup (at least for Speaking of account screwups, the Steam 2015 Christmas account mess was even covered by the hate site Why? Who fucking

 
A Luigi Fanatic

Shaun is a national treasure

 
Funkotrons Finest

Had fun reading all the carnage from freaky Maybe by becoming others, you learned how to walk in their shoes, and learned an important life Or maybe you perverts just liked going through their underwear drawers while they werent

 
Pumpkin Spice Fuzunga

It looks like they added the ability for ponytails to stick out the back of headwear in Splatoon Where was that in the patch notes? Clearly this was the most important feature!

 
 

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