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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 04:02:46
What's up guys! New week!

What you've been playing?

Me, finishing up some Ghostbusters and having a blast with Gears of War 1. Never played the first one so it's pretty awesome so far!

Also, my cousin gave me his copy of Skate 2 so I will check that out tonight! I'm usually not into skateboarding games but Skate 2 looks cool!


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I've been playing Mirror's Edge! Inconsistent yet good.

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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 06:11:49

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What's up guys! New week!

What you've been playing?

Me, finishing up some Ghostbusters and having a blast with Gears of War 1. Never played the first one so it's pretty awesome so far!

 My sig says what I've been playing.  I encourage everyone to check out my review of Air Traffic Chaos, it is definitely my find of the year so far.

Tomb Raider is tiresome, but I have to finish it so I can whip out NMH2 (my monthly box of games and manga arrived).

I assume you are playing the 360 GBusters?

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Foolz, are you responsible for this news dump?

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ASK_Story said:
What's up guys! New week!

What you've been playing?

Me, finishing up some Ghostbusters and having a blast with Gears of War 1. Never played the first one so it's pretty awesome so far!

My sig says what I've been playing.  I encourage everyone to check out my review of Air Traffic Chaos, it is definitely my find of the year so far.

Tomb Raider is tiresome, but I have to finish it so I can whip out NMH2 (my monthly box of games and manga arrived).

I assume you are playing the 360 GBusters?

Yup. The 360 version. I really love this game, but it's mostly because I've been a huge fan of the movies not because it's a great game, although I think the game is fantastic.


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^Yeah, I'm trying to find out how bad the PS3 version is.  I've heard it is not as good, just want to know how much.  I'm avoiding buying any games I can on the 360 given my exp with hardware failures.

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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 10:41:09

EA bails on NCAA (See story above), just as they did with NASCAR.  Don't they have exclusivity?

In any case, EA is obviously in big trouble. NCAA was a good seller for them.  Maybe they have been concerned with the recent lawsuit brought against them by the student athlete?

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aspro said:

gamingeek said:

gamingeek said:


What, do you think you're funny, Butterbean?


No appreciation for the Seinfeld reference comedy? Do I have to start dumbing down for a boneheaded mass audience? Sad

I should have commented, I thought it was hilarious yesterday.  Then strangely enough that Seinfeld was the next one waiting for me on DVD when I popped it in last night.

Maybe that's because I've been surveilling your house and my Constaza-sense KNEW it would be the next episode. Happy

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Hori: Fighting Commander 3 on PS3

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[In this analysis, part of his NPD examination for January 2010, Gamasutra's Matt Matthews examines why Sony is turning into effectively a 'one-platform company' with the PlayStation 3, thanks to the PSP and PS2 accounting for under 6% of the total U.S. market in the month.]

For months after the PlayStation 3 launch, Sony would respond each month to the latest figures from the NPD Group with a press release citing sales figures for the “PlayStation Family” of systems. Even after seven years on the market, hardware and software sales for the venerable PlayStation 2 were still significant.

And, at the time, the PlayStation Portable's fortunes hadn't completely collapsed. The relative strengths of these other platforms masked the weakness of PlayStation 3 hardware and software sales for more than a year after that system's launch.

Now, however, those other two systems appear to be on life-support, precisely as the $300 PlayStation 3 Slim is finding a surer footing.

Let's look first at the PlayStation 2, which is now in its tenth year on the market. Recently we've become accustomed to sales records set by the Nintendo Wii, but prior to this era the PS2 was the dominant, record-setting system.

Sony reports that it has sold 140 million systems worldwide, and according to NPD Group figures 45 million of those have been sold in the United States. The figure below shows the trajectory of the system's U.S. life-to-date (LTD) hardware sales.


Sony reported several years ago that software unit sales had exceeded 1.24 billion units, with over 500 million of those just in North America.

Yet, in January 2010 the PlayStation 2 hit a historic low of just over 10,000 systems per week. And according to Wedbush Securities analyst, Michael Pachter, the system's software revenue has been down well over 60% for the last six months, compared to the time one year earlier. In fact, PlayStation 2 software revenue dropped to around 2% of the entire U.S. video game software market in January.

According to the NPD Group, the five best-selling games on the PS2 in 2009 included three sports games, a music game from 2008, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (originally released in 2004).


At the same time that the PS2 has become irrelevant, Sony's PSP has been suffering declining hardware and software sales of its own. From 2005 through 2008, the handheld has achieved sales of nearly a million units in the U.S. in the final month of the year. Yet in December 2009 Sony sold just over 650,000 of the handheld, including the newer PSP Go model.

As the figure below shows, hardware unit sales in the last four months of 2009 were 30% lower than in the last four months of 2008.


On the software front, PSP software has hovered around 4-5% of the total software revenue in the U.S. but in January 2010 the system generated less than 3% of the industry's software revenue. The decline in PSP software sales is far more severe than what the industry has seen overall, as the figure below shows.


Sony tried to push the PSP back to the forefront with the PSP Go launch and the arrival of several high-profile games at the end of 2009. Among these were Gran Turismo, a game promised and expected since the system's 2005 debut, and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.

Yet with Sony heavily backing Gran Turismo and an established GTA fanbase on the PSP, these two games still failed to make the top 5 PSP games in 2009. Instead Square-Enix's Dissidia: Final Fantasy was the top-selling PSP game for the year. The only other 2009 title to make the top 5 was EA's Madden NFL 10.


It's difficult to say where Sony should go with the PSP at this point. When it launched, it was a strong internet-enabled gaming device, but in the era of the iPhone and Nintendo DSi the PSP's advantages have largely disappeared. We don't see the advantage of the rumored PSP-4000 (thought to still contain a UMD drive), but would favor winding down the current hardware platform and preparing a successor with backward compatibility to hasten the transition.

The problem is made more complex by the PSP's continued strength in Japan, where it continues to sell relatively well and where several PSP titles sold well in 2009.

Which brings us to the PlayStation 3, the only part of the PlayStation family that doesn't appear moribund. In fact, it seems notable that SCEA president and CEO, Jack Tretton, did not even mention the PSP or PS2 in his recent comments posted on the PlayStation Blog.

At $300, the newer Slim hardware model has revitalized the prospects of the PS3 for 2010. Sony still expects to launch several big titles, like God of War III and Gran Turismo 5, sometime this year.

Other titles, like Square-Enix's Final Fantasy XIII -- the latest in a franchise closely associated with the PlayStation brand -- could also figure into the system's popularity with consumers, although the game will also be on Xbox 360. On the other hand, we have yet to determine the value of Sony's upcoming, unproven motion controls and 3D television compatibility.

Yet, even these hardware and software sales will not cover the losses from the other two systems. Compare our estimates of Sony's software and hardware revenues in January 2009 and January 2010 below, and it is clear that the PS2 and PSP slices are shrinking faster than the PS3 slice is growing. We estimate that the combined software and hardware revenue from the PS2 and PSP accounted for less than 6% of the hardware and software market in January 2010.


In the coming year we expect the winding down of the PlayStation 2, including the end of the iconic Madden NFL series on the system. We think it's likely that Sony will announce a true successor to the PSP, perhaps not due until 2011.

Then Sony will effectively be a one-platform company, at least for 2010. To that end, Sony will spend most of the year touting the out-of-the-box value of the PS3 while declining to respond to any price drops by competitors. After all that, it seems likely that Sony's share of the market (in dollars) will finally end up around the same as that of its most direct competitor, Microsoft.

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Halo Reach : quelques images

Halo Reach : quelques images

Halo Reach : quelques images

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Cool looking boxart for Halo Reach and great looking pics as well. This game is looking awesome. Hurry up May 3rd already! Nyaa

I been playing Mass Effect 2 over the weekend doing a playthrough on Insanity difficulty. The first ME was easy but this one is freaking hard. I will do it though. It's the final achievement I need for the game.

I'm really looking forward to Mega Man 10 coming out.


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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 18:43:41
Did you post Iga's question yet, Vader?

NVM I saw it.
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Did you post Iga's question yet, Vader?

NVM I saw it.

Yeah thanks for that Vader, I will try one extra hack and if it fails it is back to Gecko OS with me.


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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 20:22:59

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Hori: Fighting Commander 3 on PS3

 Not bad.

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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 20:30:02

Darksiders only $42 today from the VGPress Store:


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Darksiders only $42 today from the VGPress Store:


Darksiders $40 every day at Gamestop.

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^Yeah but does Gamestop give you this website?

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Why do some of us have yellow names?

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^Yeah but does Gamestop give you this website?

LOL Hobo first and foremost.  The last thing I want is to guilt-trip people, it's there for if you'd be getting it from Amazon anyway.  Besides, at $2+tax, it would be more efficient to buy at the lower cost and pay me hte difference Nyaa

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Tell me to get back to rewriting this site so it's not horrible on mobile
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