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PS3 To Get Movie Download Service

Something we all saw coming sooner or later is now happening. Sony has confirmed that they will be launching a movie download service for the PS3 this summer. Official timings are expected next month. With this the PS3 can now be a direct rival to Xbox Live, which currently has…

New PS3 Controller In The Works

Rumor has it that Sony is working on a ‘break apart’ controller for the PS3. Something similar to the Wii remote, where the controller will break apart into two separate units with motion sensing functionality. No official announcement date has been set but it is believed that the controller has…

[8bit Review] Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Platform: PS3 Publisher: Konami Developer: Kojima Productions Website: www.konami.jp/mgs4/global/index.html The Intro- Epic [ep-ic] Adj. – 1. noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style: Homer’s Iliad is an epic poem. 2….

Willis Is Your Kane

According to Variety, Bruce Willis, who we sweat pretty hard here at the [8bit] offices, has been cast as Kane in the upcoming big screen adaptation. Okay, sounds good to me. Unfortunetly it doesn’t mean much at this point because the movie has been scripted and will be directed by…

Playstation announces ’08 and early ’09 titles

Sony has announced a line up of titles set to launch over the remainder of 2008 and early 2009 exclusively for PS3, PSP, and the Playstation Network. A mix of original concepts as well as franchise mainstays, the upcoming list of software includes more than 15 games across all PlayStation…

Slate Examines What GTA 4 Gets Right About The World

There’s a great article over at Slate today by Sudhir Venkatesh that examines Grand Theft Auto IV as “a compelling commentary on urban life, gangland, and illegal economies.” It’s a must read and gets into what the people at Rockstar got right when trying to portray a gritty, crime infested…

[8bit Crap] Officially Licensed Porsche Driving Wheel

You’ve got it motorhead, now you can plug the leather-wrapped goodness of an original 911 Turbo steering wheel right into your PS3 or 360. Fucking A. At $350 it isn’t cheap, but it’s as close as many of us will get to the real thing. Pedals, shifter, and all the…

Metal Gear Solid 4 Dated

Good day kids, I realize that my posts have been geared a bit more towards the 360 and Wii of late. But please don’t think that I don’t care about you PS3 folks out there, because I do, I really do. It’s just that Sony doesn’t for long stretches of…

Seriously Sony, Cut The Crap!

In March Japan is getting this slick looking silver PS3 for $372. It doesn’t have the bigass harddrive I want or the backwards compatibility, but it does have duelshock 3 and that space-age looking silver case. Nice looking. Why does Japan get all the cool shit? More on the new…

Sony, Stop Giving Me Reasons To Wait!

It isn’t a secret in the 8bit world that I’ve been talking about buying a PS3 for a long time. A long time. I don’t actually play hours a day like most of the people interested in this site. Hell, my favorite franchise is LEGO. A system upgrade hasn’t been…