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MTV drops new Multiplayer blog (plus BioShock Vs. Mode)

Everyone here knows we're big fans of MTV's excellent Multiplayer blog. Up until now, what that really meant was that we were fans of MTV News' gaming reporter Stephen Totilo who, until today, ran Multiplayer as a one-man show. From here on out, the Multiplayer blog has been expanded by rolling up...

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Super Paper Mario breaks 3rd dimension, fourth wall

MTV News sat back down with Nate Bihldorff, writer for Nintendo of America's Treehouse localization team, to talk about some of the more off-beat inclusions in Intelligent Systems' latest, Super Paper Mario, which he cowrote with Erik Peterson. The game not only breaks down the barrier between the...

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FREN-DCOD-ESAR-ECRA (leave off the P for 'phone pad')

MTV News' Stephen Totilo sacrificed countless hours and, some would say, his sanity to try and right Nintendo's wrongs -- doing the video gaming world an immeasurable favor in the process. He tried to make Nintendo's inscrutable friend code system easy to remember using our old buddy, mnemonics. The...

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Halo 3 beta: Microsoft says "the experience will be deep"

While at D.I.C.E., MTV News' Stephen Totilo spoke with Phil Spencer, general manager of Microsoft Game Studios, to check in on the status of some of Microsoft's bigger projects ... say, the litany of Halo games in the works. While Spencer wouldn't say much about Peter Jackson's as-yet-untitled...

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Sony's Phil Harrison congratulates Nintendo

There's no doubt that the PSP hasn't done as stellar as everyone has hoped. But that doesn't mean it's done poorly, either. MTV News spoke with Sony's Phil Harrison about the performance of the PSP so far. He notes that the PSP is doing a "very good job," distinct from the "great job" that Sony did...

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Loco Roco sequel confirmed

Sony Computer Entertainment President Phil Harrison recently spoke to MTV News, and made a startling revelation about the PSP exclusive LocoRoco. "It was a very successful game for us and we're continuing to evolve the franchise," he said. "We're going to bring 'LocoRoco' back in a couple of new...

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Gamer's Week recap, in video

We're guessing if you're anything like us, you probably missed the bulk of MTV's Gamer's Week last week. Something about two new game consoles dropping, and the knowledge that these would all end up on the internet where we could watch them in between marathon rounds of Wii Sports, blogging, and...

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Joystiq talks with MTV News' Stephen Totilo

With two highly anticipated console launches closing out this week, MTV certainly picked a ripe time to repeat their Gamer's Week event. With properties like GameTrailers and Neopets, recent acquisitions like Guitar Hero dev Harmonix and instant messaging/gaming client Xfire, as well as Stephen...

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MTV gets it right with Gamer's Week 2.0 (the spelling at least)

Last year we were very skeptical of MTV's unfortunately-named GameØRZ Week, "an unprecedented multiplatform assault of video game related programming." Just a couple days in, we reevaluated our initial gag reflex and managed to find some decent programming nestled away, comfortably, inside...

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Sony: 1mln to 1.2mln PS3s for North America in '06

Earlier today Sony dropped the bomb that they'd be delaying the PS3 launch in Europe (you guys didn't really think you'd get it at the same time as North America, did you?) and halving worldwide shipments for 2006 from 4 million to 2 million. So just how many of those 2 million are coming to North...

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