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PS Vita Review

PS Vita Review

This past week we've been checking out Sony's newest and most powerful handheld gaming system in the history of its existence, the PS Vita. This mobile console is also known as the PlayStation Vita and is able to be used as a gaming system in and of itself or in tangent with your PlayStation 3 - today we're just taking a look at how the system works on its own, connected with the PlayStation Store for digital content, and with cartridge games which you'll be buying individually and separately. Is this the greatest mobile gaming system in the history of time, or is it the end of a dying genre?

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PC game Alan Wake recoups production cost in record time

PC game Alan Wake recoups production cost in record time

The game Alan Wake has just done so spectacularly well in the first 48 hours it's been out on the digital download zone Steam that it's recaptured all the money it's spent on not only development, but marketing for the game as well. This game is currently inside the top 10 games listed on Steam, was number one for a period after launch and, needless to say, its creators at Remedy are ecstatic. Users currently interested in picking up the game have the option of getting the Collector's Edition DLC Free until the first of March - this including commentary videos, an illustrated PDF book, and a full soundtrack for the game as well.

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Medal of Honor: Warfighter announced with scant detail

Medal of Honor: Warfighter announced with scant detail

This week the folks at Electronic Arts and Danger Close have released information showing their next title, coming soon - Medal of Honor: Warfighter. This game is set to be detailed heavily in the next few weeks, up until then gaining scant information including a full visual representation, likely the cover art, here in full color. This game will be the next chapter in the undeniably successful long-standing line of Medal of Honor first person shooter games and will be dropping this summer or late spring.

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GeoSociety for iPhone Review : a perfect Pokemon alternative

GeoSociety for iPhone Review : a perfect Pokemon alternative

Recently we've heard a whole lot about the epic release and defamation of Pokemon Yellow for iPhone, a game that turned out to be a scam and was thusly removed from the market. Because this game became so popular it reached the top 10 in the iTunes App Store before it was removed from the market, we decided to go on a hunt for the best Pokemon alternative on the market instead. Turns out there's one that stands out above the best - not necessarily because it commands its own genre, but because it replicates the original Pokemon game so precisely!

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Borderlands 2 release date and platforms revealed

Borderlands 2 release date and platforms revealed

This week there's one game that has everyone in the console gaming world flipping out: Borderlands 2, and today's the day we find out exactly when and on what the game will be delivered. In addition to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 formats available in North America on the 18th of September, there'll also be a PC version released the same day. After that, the international release will take place on the same units all at the same time three days later.

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Borderlands 2 trailer revealed, Premiere Club detailed

Borderlands 2 trailer revealed, Premiere Club detailed

This week the folks responsible for promoting the oncoming release of the first person shooter known as Borderlands 2 have done one spectacular job with a preview video that's about to smack you right in your collective faces. In this epic three minute and three second trailer you'll find yourself dipped in a world of ultra-detailed action across flat surfaces splooged across an environment where you get a "bazillion" guns and action so hot you might as well play naked. In addition, this trailer lets loose information of a pre-order club called Borderlands 2 Premiere Club that includes several exclusive items you cannot get anywhere else!

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Sony Vita OS Review

Sony Vita OS Review

This week we're getting our first look at the Sony PS Vita, a device which is set to be officially set in stores for sale tomorrow, and the first live version of Vita OS. What the Vita operating system represents is not only a new look at handheld gaming, but the prospect of an operating system that is all Sony's own, and as Chris Davies will tell you, one that's more than ready to take on more screens than just the PS Vita. What we'll do here for you is run down and review the operating system on its own as well as specifically as it exists here in its first iteration: on the PS Vita portable PlayStation certified gaming system from Sony.

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PS Vita release week rundown

PS Vita release week rundown

This week we're seeing so much news on the PlayStation Vita that you'd swear it hadn't already been on the market for months in Japan. What we've got though is a launch both in the USA and in the UK with the system showing up in Target stores as early as yesterday and pre-release bundles appearing at places like Gamestop from the start of this week. We've got the device here in the office and will be giving it an extensive review both in operating system and hardware along with the games that are available here at launch, but for now - columns galore!

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Pokemon Fake removed from App Store while fans remain stalwart

Pokemon Fake removed from App Store while fans remain stalwart

This week there's been a proverbial firestorm surrounding the undeniably massive amount of downloads of a Pokemon Yellow fake app in the iTunes App Store. Now it's been taken down (because it was fake, and for the most part didn't work), but the fans looking to actually have a working copy of Pokemon for their iPhone remain wanting. It's a matter of Nintendo not wanting to get in to the mobile world outside of their own cartridge-based gaming systems, and because Pokemon is a massive hero game for the Nintendo line of devices, fans have been and will continue to be waiting for quite some time for an official release.

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