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Yearly Archives: 2008

Square Announcements

August 2, 2008 | | 7 Comments

Two big PS3 Announcements:

  • The blu-ray movie “Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Complete” will come with a PS3 demo of FFXIII
  • Final Fantasy Versus XIII (this is a separate title from regular FFXIII) has been reconfirmed as a PS3 … Read More

Are Gamers A Nation of Whiners?

August 1, 2008 | | 14 Comments

In the U.S., a prominent politician recently stirred controversy by referring to the country as a “nation of whiners”. There are no major wars or epidemics or catastrophes, there are record levels of peace and prosperity, continued acceleration of every … Read More

Carmack on Rage and DVD Storage

August 1, 2008 | | 10 Comments

id Software’s famous programmer, John Carmack made some controversial statements at today’s QuakeCon event:

id’s post-apocalyptic open-world shooter Rage (PC, PS3, 360, Mac) will look worse on Xbox 360 due to the compression needed to fit the game’s assets on … Read More

Gran Turismo TV

July 31, 2008 | | 17 Comments

Tomorrow, on Friday, Gran Turismo Prologue gets Gran Turismo TV. This is a series of auto enthusiast video programming that can be purchased for $1-$2/episode.

I know we have some real auto enthusiasts on this site, so I’m curious: … Read More

Killzone Developer Diary Part II

July 31, 2008 | | 3 Comments

Pursuant to the first developer diary, here’s a diary entry that a Killzone 2 PS3 developer may (or may not) have sent me:


Ya ya. Well, we are now done with E3, the big American schmooze-fest that the bigwigs … Read More

PS3 Outsells 360 in Canada in first half 2008

July 31, 2008 |

In the first half of 2008 in Canada, the PS3 outsold the 360 170k to 129k. For once us Canadians get it right! πŸ™‚

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What The? PS3 Earns More for EA than 360

July 30, 2008 | | 15 Comments

EA let loose some financials yesterday, and the results are very interesting. EA’s software sales for the PS3 between April and June 2008 increased 969% over the same period last year. The PS3 is now EA’s biggest source of gold … Read More

Download Firmware 2.42 Now

July 30, 2008 | | 6 Comments

From the PlayStation Blog:

Just wanted to give everyone a quick heads up that a PS3 firmware update (v2.42) is now available for download. This update improves the playback quality of some PLAYSTATION 3 and PlayStation format software.

It also … Read More