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Term ‘Gamer’ Loosing Meaning With Mainstream Gaming

It’s surprising that even in the economic situation the world is currently in video games somehow managed to not only stay afloat in sales but actually see an increase towards the end of ’08. That mixed with the popularity of the Wii among everyone – not just gamers – has…

Street Fighter Design Competition

Think you have artistic chops? Give a shit about the dusty old Street Fighter franchise? Better get those crayons out and enter Don’t Panic’s character redesign competition. You could win a PS3 (don’t listen to Tim, they rule), a bunch of games, and have your stuff printed thousands of times….

MGS 4 Adds A New Online Mission – Available Jan. 27

Konami is going to release a new team based game mode for its Metal Gear Online title. The new Bomb Mission mode will be available to all Metal Gear online users. In the new mission teams are charged with destroying or protecting an area on the game map. Players either…

The Movies That Inspired MGS

The Japanese equivalent of Best Buy has put up a list of the movies that apparently inspired Metal Gear Solid mastermind Hideo Kojima. The list is dominated by action (duh) with some sci-fi thrown in for good measure. Chances are also quite high you’ll find one of these films playing…

[8bit Review] Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune

Platform: PS3 Publisher: SCE (Sony) Developer: Naughty Dog Website: www.us.playstation.com/uncharted/ The intro- I always love a great adventure story from Indiana Jones to Tomb Raider there is something about these stories that really get you, the viewer or player, immersed. The search for something of value, unlocking a mystery and…

PS3 x 4 = 2160p Image, 240 FPS

When they should be getting a full version of GT5 in the eagerly waiting racing gloves of driving sim lovers like myself, the eggheads at Polyphony are instead seeing how amazing they can make the parts of the game they already made look. By linking four PS3 together they can…

Resistance 2 TV Spot = Cool. Weird, But Cool

Sony has put together some strange, cool, weird, innovative?, intriguing ads and commercials in their gaming console lifetime. Ever see that ad with the thumb posing as a peenie? Yea probably not cause it was for foreign eyes only – we can’t handle that kind of innuendo here. Either way…

Xbox 360 gets a price cut and smokes out a house

The Xbox 360 price cuts are now official. Arcade will go for $199,  Standard 360 will go for $299, and Elite will go for $399. Thank god, we can all sleep now. In other fantastic 360 news – a home in Cochrane, Alberta (thats Canada) – was smoked out by…

160GB PS3 bundle coming soon – 80GB finally shipping

Sony has unveiled yet another ‘limited edition’ PS3 bundle which includes Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, a PSN voucher for PAIN, a DualShock ’em 3 wireless controller and 160GB console. Holy crap that’s alot GB’s. This new bundle will be coming to North America this November…just in time for Xmas…and for the…

Xbox 360 Sales Godzilla PS3 in Japan

Just when Sony thought they had the console Risk board under control by owning Japan, the 360 comes in like Godzilla and wreaks havoc. For the first time the Xbox 360 has outsold the PS3 in Japan. That’s like getting your ass kicked on your own turf. And so you…