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PS3, Xbox 360 Price Drop Rumor – Again

· News


There’s a huge interest in a potential price drop considering games are getting increasingly better (and nicer) on Sony’s platform. However, for all the past predictions of a price drop, nothing really showed up. All the pre-E3 rumors were fluff, although we plus recognize that the second half of the year is a smarter instance to […]

Xbox 360 | Dark Void Hands-On

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Capcom’s alien aerial combat shooter was on show at Captivate 09, and we wasted no day blasting our way through the demo.

Developed by Airtight Games, which includes much of the team behind Crimson Skies, Dark Void is an intriguing combination of air combat and on-foot third-person action. The game kicks off when the protagonist, […]

PlayStation 3 | Wet splashes down at Bethesda

· News, PS3

Elder Scrolls firm confirmed as new publisher for shooter; Eliza Dushku to voice lead character.

The fallout from the Activison-Vivendi merger left several titles without a publishing home, however many have since been picked up by other publishers, with Ghostbusters and Riddick landing at Atari and Brutal Legend finding a home at EA.

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Fight Night Round 4 – Review Next Week

· 360

I’m sorry that we haven’t been able to bring you a full review of Fight Night Round 4 that week, but considering of some kind of mix-up at EA we didn’t receive final copies of the game until late on Tuesday–several days after we first spotted other reviewers playing online. I’ve sunk possibly a dozen […]

PlayStation 3 | Big in Japan Apr. 13-19: PS3 sales spike on FFXIII demo

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Square Enix sampler for heavily anticipated RPG translates to substantial sales for Sony’s console; new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon debuts strong.

For the week of April 13-April 19, the best-selling PlayStation 3 game according to Japanese sales tracker Media Create was Koei’s Musou Orochi Z, which placed eighth with 10,000 units. It stands to reason, thereupon, […]

Wii | Dead Space Extraction Updated Impressions

· News, Wii

Dead Space Extraction is a fresh take on last year’s premier sci-fi survival horror offering, as we found out in EA’s first demo.

Even though Dead Space didn’t do as well as publisher EA might have hoped, the amount of investment in comics, DVDs and merchandise meant that it was always planned as an ongoing […]

DS | Green DS Lite bundle planted May 3

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Nintendo’s money-minting handheld picks up apt new hue; packaged with Personal Trainer: Cooking, carrying case next month.

The Nintendo DSi launched to impressive demand earlier that month, selling 600,000 units total in North America and Europe during its first two days. However, even with that impressive demand for the DS’s latest hardware revision, Nintendo still […]

US Air Force Stocks Up on PS3s

· News, PS3


It seems like the US Air Force is a big customer of Sony’s. By now you already know that it purchased 336 PS3s a while back for their supercomputer research. Now news has broken that they’re planning to pick up another 2200 PS3 consoles, which should bring a huge smile to the executives by at […]

Fully implantable hearing aid

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Hearing aids have certainly come a lengthy way from being an embarassment initially for its wearers to something that is deemed normal and essential in that day and age for folks suffering from hearing loss. Well, brains of that generation has further shrunk the hearing aid to manufacture it fully implantable, with the FDA’s Ear, […]

Sigo S40 and S60 portable media players

· News, Tech


Sigo has rolled out a couple of portable media players – the S40 and S60, where both models are able to offer full High Definition video playback support (1080p) as well as 1080p HDMI output. The Sigo S40 will come with a 4.3″ LCD display, while the S60 will benefit from a larger 5″ screen. […]