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

· News

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, […]

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 | Obsidian, Sega confirm Aliens RPG ‘no longer in development’

· PS3

Developer breaks silence, confirms all work has ceased on sci-fi film-inspired role-playing project; publisher says there are “no plans to move forward” with the game.

Last week, gaming fans of the 1986 film Aliens (see below) got some welcome news when Gearbox Software confirmed it is still developing Aliens: Colonial Marines. The game, which […]

PlayStation 3 | Report: Nathan Drake to assemble big-screen debut

· PS3

Kayne and Lynch and Hitman 2 writer Kyle Ward set to pen script based on PS3-exclusive Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune.

The video game film adaptation hasn’t precisely been the height of classic cinema, despite some mild box office success from films such as Resident Evil and Lara Croft Tomb Raider. However, that hasn’t stopped the Hollywood […]

Maximum PSP Go Processor 44% Faster Than The PSP

· News


We knew that the PSP Go was faster than the PSP-3000, but “by how much” was still a subject of speculation. It is not anymore as an FCC filing makes the PSP Go speed official. With a 480Mhz frequency, it is 44% faster than the previous 333Mhz PSP chip.
At first, most developers will form […]

Hello Kitty Stormtrooper

· News, Tech


I hate to say it, but the Japanese have the zaniest imagination, as evident by the crazy, hybrid Hello Kitty Stormtrooper who appeared at Comic-Con. I can’t imagine what else lies beneath that monstrosity…Would we see lingerie underneath the pink, reinforced pieces?
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Snip! Hacked Xboxes Get Cut Off From Xbox Live

· News, Xbox


In a move that certainly won’t go down well with a lot of public, Microsoft has started to cut off gamers from its Xbox Live service for modifying their consoles to play pirated games. It’s been estimated that as many as 600,000 games will be affected by that move. Microsoft describes it as a “small […]

Hey, buddy, got a light? Cell hhone with built-in Cigarette Lighter

· News


Here’s a phone design that you most likely haven’t seen before – the world’s hottest cigarette lighter cell phone. There probably have been USB lighters before that, but have you ever seen a cell phone with a built-in cigarette lighter? Dubbed the Machismo, you just have to slide open the safety hatch at the back of […]

PC | signal of Juarez: Bound in Blood Updated Hands-On

· PC

We strap on our cowboy boots for a final look at Techland’s gritty Wild West shooter.

Fans of films like The Good, the poor and the Ugly and A Fistful of Dollars will know that the Wild West was a godforsaken place, full of burlesque houses, high-noon shoot-outs, and whisky–served in a dirty glass, of […]

Hot Geek Girls…Homina Homina!

So what is more visually appealing than a scantily-clad, bona fide HOT girl? A hot nerd girl, of course!