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North American Video Games for the Week Ending February 7, 2009 February 19, 2009 9:31 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Microsoft, News, Nintendo, Playstation 3, Sony, Video Games, Wii, Xbox 360.
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nintendologo-012909Nintendo continues to lead the pack in the software and hardware sales charts for the week ending February 7th, with the company selling 234,094 Wii’s and 154,944 DS’s.  The next closest system was Microsoft’s Xbox 360 which sold 92,062 units.  Rounding out the rest of the list was Sony’s PSP at #4 (61,176), Sony’s PS3 at #5 (56,518) and Sony’s PS2 at #6 (28,838).

On the software side, Wii Fit was the best selling game for the Nintendo Wii followed by Wii Play and Mario Kart Wii.  The 360 was paced by Left 4 Dead, Skate 2 and Call of Duty: World of War.  The best selling title on the PS3 was Skate 2, Call of Duty: World at War and Afro Samurai.

Source: VG Chartz


Killzone 2 Will Have In-Game Soundtrack During Online Play February 18, 2009 8:03 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Killzone 2, News, Playstation 3, Video Games.
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killzone2-021808During a recent Q&A session, QA Manager Seb Downie of Killzone 2, revealed that the upcoming PlayStation 3 game will support in-game soundtrack during online play:

“Only for multiplayer via the XMB. In Single player the music is designed to match the action so it would be hard for us to mix up your favourite boyband.”

Killzone 2 releases on PlayStation 3 next week, February 27, 2009.

via Everyday PlayStation

High-Def Bonus Disc for PS3 Version of Resident Evil 5 February 18, 2009 6:23 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in News, Playstation 3, Resident Evil 5, Video Games, Xbox 360.
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residentevil5-021809Those purchasing Capcom’s Collector’s Edition of Resident Evil 5 on the PlayStation 3 will be getting a nice visual bonus.  The special bonus disc, already announced, will differ from the one included in the 360 package.  On PS3, it will be a bonus Blu-ray Disc (1080p resolution), while on the 360 it’ll be a bonus DVD (standard 480p resolution).

Source: Capcom

Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Video Game Teaser February 5, 2009 6:21 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PC, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PlayStation Portable, Trailers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Video Games, Xbox 360.
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IGN has posted a teaser trailer for the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen video game from Activision.  Watch it embedded below, or click here to watch it in high definition.

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The game will be released on December 31, 2009 and will be available on PC, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, Wii, Playstation Portable, Playstation 2 and Playstation 3.

New Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Images February 3, 2009 6:54 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in News, Playstation 3, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Video Games.
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uncharted2amongthieves-020309IGN has a couple new images from the upcoming sequel, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves for the Playstation 3 from Naughty Dog. Head on over to IGN to read their preview for the game and check out several more images.

The video game will be released sometime this year.

Resident Evil 5 Demo Live on PSN February 2, 2009 6:17 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Capcom, Playstation 3, Resident Evil 5.
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residentevil5-020209Shawn Baxter of Capcom, wrote the following note on Playstation Blog announcing that the demo for Resident Evil 5 will be going live today on the PSN.  Here’s an excerpt:

Hey everyone, I’m Shawn Baxter (Snow) from Capcom-Unity. Our amazing Resident Evil 5 Demo goes live today on PSN, so I thought I’d tease you a bit with some of the cool things to expect, whether you’re an old fan or new to the series. One of the first things I noticed is how good the game looks. It’s hard to get by the beauty RE5 has to offer. Better still, you get to play through two beautiful stages in the demo. Aside from the sweet graphics, there’s plenty more that the demo has to offer.

Namco Arcade Added to Playstation Home January 30, 2009 1:37 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Digdug, Dragon Spirit, Galaga, Namco, News, Pac-Man, Playstation 3, Playstation Home, Video Games, Xevious.
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namco-012909Namco has announced that Playstation 3 gamers who purchase the newly released Namco Arcade to play in Home, will be able to play the classic shooter Xevious (in HD), Galaga, Pac-Man, Digdug and Dragon Spirit.

Nintendo Wii/DS First Again for February March 22, 2007 11:20 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Hardware Sales, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3, Sony, Video Game Sales.
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Nintendo’s Wii and DS were the top selling console/portable gaming systems for the month of February.


Clip of the Day: Playstation 3 February 26, 2007 6:51 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Comedy, Movies, News, Playstation 3, Videogames, Videos.
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Check out this very funny PS3 parody video set to the music of The Fray’s “How To Save A Life”.