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Okami HD Beautifies PSN On Oct. 30
PlayStation 2 classic Okami is already a beautiful game and, with the impending release of Okami HD via PlayStation Network, it looks to be getting even more beautifuler. We’re talking the beautifulest, folks. Now, thanks to an announcement from Capcom at Tokyo Game Show, we know that all of that pretty wolf-god-infused RPG action will be playable Stateside on Oct. 30.
Weekly Recap Sept 15th: IGN Gets Busted, Skyrim Fails PS3 Owners, Wii U Dates And Pricing Detailed
IGN gets a site-wide ban from popular social aggregator Reddit, forcing everyone to stop and stare. Bethesda admits PS3 gamers got screwed over with Skyrim and Nintendo does everything right this week with a huge list of info, pricing details and launch dates for the Wii U.
Yakuza 1 And 2 HD Edition Trailer Is A Cruel Tease
Sega is bringing the first two Yakuza games to the PS3. An HD compilation of PS2 games Yakuza and Yakuza 2 will be making its way to Japan by the end of the year.
Hiromichi Tanaka Stepping Away From Square Enix
We announced yesterday that Square Enix would soon be releasing Seekers of Adoulin, the fifth expansion for MMO Final Fantasy XI, set to release sometime in 2013. Seekers, as it turns out, will also serve as a farewell letter for the game’s producer, Hiromichi Tanaka.
Final Fantasy XI: Seekers Of Adoulin Announced
Square Enix is preparing a fifth expansion pack for their MMORPG Final Fantasy XI. Seekers of Adoulin, announced at Vana Fest 2012, will be released sometime in 2013.
It's Official: Australia Finally Getting R18+ Rating
After many years of protest, editorials, and gamers raging about not being able to play a heck of a lot of games in Australia due to games being banned if they exceed the R15+ rating, Australia has finally stepped into the 21st century and have announced the R18+ rating.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Gameplay Trailer Released
As promised by the recent Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 teaser, Konami has officially announced the successor to the million copy-selling PES 2012 with a gameplay trailer.
Weekly Recap March 24th: Soul Reaver Reboot, Capcom Hunts Hackers, Prey 2 Dead?
Capcom is still on the hunt for the Street Fighter X Tekken hackers. A Soul Reaver reboot seems to be imminent, and is Prey 2 dead? These stories and more in this March 24th Weekly Recap.
Top Misconceptions About The Gaming Industry
You know how you hear all sorts of stuff about the gaming industry, from inflation to development costs, and the actual role of a publisher in making a game? Well, all that jargon finally gets put into its place as we cover the top misconceptions about the gaming industry.
Weekly Recap March 17th: Mass Effect 3 Ending, No New Xbox Console, Shenmue HD
This week played host to a lot of fan rage about Mass Effect 3's ending. Capcom also continued to burn over on-disc DLC. Microsoft confirms no new console announcements and Sega's Shenmue makes an appearance. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
The Art Of Video Games: From Pac-Man To Mass Effect Coming This March
Smithsonian American Art Museum director and curator, Chris Melissinos seems to have struck up a real chord of fascination with video games. After originally conceiving the new exhibition at the Smithsonian called The Art of Video Games, he also underwent the task of writing a book about many of the titles featured in the exhibition.
Weekly Recap Jan 28th: No More MS Points? Xbox 720 Release, BlizzCon Cancelled
January begins to wrap up with some interesting news, including Microsoft's plans to axe out MS Points, rumors of the next Xbox's release date and Blizzard canceling BlizzCon 2012.
Killzone Will Be Resurrected On PSN
Killzone, the PlayStation 2 shooter that launched the popular franchise, is about to make a comeback. Sony will be re-releasing the game through PSN on January 24th.
GamePro Magazine, Website Closes Down After 22 Years
After 22 years of servicing gamers since 1989, GamePro is finally shutting the doors and closing up shop. Parent company IDG has announced that staff layoffs have begun and the website and quarterly publication will cease to operate.
Justin Verlander Is MLB 2K12 Cover Athlete
With the baseball season finally over, 2K Sports has decided to announce the cover athlete for Major League Baseball 2K12. Surprisingly enough, they didn't pick a player from the Rangers or Cardinals.