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Jack Thompson PS2 mod is snarky genius

Jack Thompson PS2 mod is snarky genius

Video game hating ex-attorney Jack Thompson has finally made himself useful, with a copy of his book "Out of Harm's Way" providing the donor housing for a rather nifty PS2 case-mod.  Mattigus of the Halflife2.net forums is the modder in question, who bought a copy of Thompson's book on eBay and stuffed his working PS2 inside.

Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller for PS3 & PS2 announced

Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller for PS3 & PS2 announced

Logitech have announced a guitar controller for the PlayStation, licensed by Activision for their Guitar Hero series.  The Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller for PS3 and PS2 has a wood neck and body, plus a rosewood fingerboard and metal frets, while its wireless system offers up to 30ft of range.

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Sony PS2 down to $99.99 from April 1st

Sony PS2 down to $99.99 from April 1st

Sony's PS2 will see a price-cut starting April 1st, that will bring the console down to $99.99.  The console - which is almost ten years old - has sold 50 million units in North America alone.

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Sony PS2 just $99.99 from April 5th?

Sony PS2 just $99.99 from April 5th?

If these three tiny images are to be believed, they're a sign that the Sony PS2 will be reduced to just $99.99 as of April 5th.  The news was leaked from a source inside Kmart that has reportedly provided "reliable retail information in the past".

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Over 50 million served in North America for Playstation 2

Over 50 million served in North America for Playstation 2

Even after the release of Sony's Blu-Ray-packing Playstation 3, the older Playstation 2 is still selling - in fact, it just hit a major milestone.  The PS2 officially hit the 50 million mark recently, eight years after it was unleashed on our living rooms.

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Starpex Guitar Hero & Rock Band controller now available

Starpex Guitar Hero & Rock Band controller now available

Peak Products have finally released their Starpex Guitar Hero and Rock Band controller, made from high-gloss lacquered wood and including both wired and 2.4GHz wireless connectivity.  The first model to hit shelves is the Obsidian, which as the name might suggest is black; that will be followed on October 31st by Dead Rose and Black Sunburst versions.

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PS3 Music Peripheral Compatibility Achieved

PS3 Music Peripheral Compatibility Achieved

You may only need one set of instruments to play all your favorite games on Playstation. Playstation has been working with Neversoft, Activision, Harmonix, and Konami to get some sort of basic compatibility between all of the game sets and in announcement on the Playstation blog, they say they’ve made it happen.

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Australia gets new Xbox 360 and PS3

Australia gets new Xbox 360 and PS3

Australian gamers have two reasons to be excited this morning. Today Microsoft is releasing a new upgraded Xbox 360, and Sony has officially confirmed a release date and pricing for the 80GB PS3.

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Crash – Mind Over Mutant coming this fall

Crash – Mind Over Mutant coming this fall

Crash Bandicoot is about to make yet another appearance, most of us haven't played it since Crash's days on the PS1. Although some ended it with the racing game (Crash Tag Team Racing), which wasn't exactly exciting. It excelled at being overly mediocre.

Pre-order Ben Heck’s one-handed PS3 controller

Pre-order Ben Heck’s one-handed PS3 controller

Way back in October I showed you a cool controller from Ben Heck that would allow you to play games on your 360 using only a single hand. Well you can finally pre-order one of these awesome controllers. The only snag is that it's not actually for the 360.

SlashGear Week in Review – June 8th

SlashGear Week in Review – June 8th

With Computex 2008 came more budget ultraportable news than many of us could stomach this week, as several manufacturers took the opportunity to confirm their machines (most of them previewed to death beforehand) and legions of others attempted to get their foot in the OEM door.  ASUS finally took the wraps off the Eee PC 901, 1000 and 1000(H), while MSI's Wind was made official; Acer confirmed their Aspire One notebook, which was made special by virtue of the fact that we only found out it was coming last week.  Meanwhile Dell held back on their Inspiron Mini, citing delays in tweaking the keyboard, and ASUS launched their low-cost offensive on the desktop with the Eee Box B202.

Sony Japan releases PS2

Sony Japan releases PS2

Here's a little bit of unexpected news for you. Contrary to popular belief, not everyone in Japan already owns a PS2. You might think that with the PS3 out, that the Japanese would be more concerned with the latest games, however there must still be a demand for the 8-year old console. Why else would Sony decide to launch a new version of the console?

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