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SOCOM: Confrontation 1.30 patch finally brings Trophies, Party system, bug fixes

If you've been putting off SOCOM: Confrontation until developer Slant Six worked out all the bugs (oh, and added a Quick Match/Party system ... and Trophies), then today's your lucky day, friend. The long anticipated 1.30 update was pushed out early this morning, bringing with it the...

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CES 2009: Microsoft wants to increase the 100-friend Xbox Live limit

So, it's not quite the "ZOMG Friends List Increase Confirmed" announcement that we hoped for but Xbox director Aaron Greenberg came as close as we've heard to revealing that it's in the works. When we spoke to him at CES today (more on that later) Greenberg told us "I can't commit to when that...

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Burnout DLC adds Ecto-1, KITT & The General Lee ... 'parodies'

Just click: Hop inside our gallery tour of Legendary Cars! You've seen Criterion's hovering DeLorean 88 Special in action. Now meet the rest of the Burnout Paradise "Legendary Cars." They're, like, totally original, we swear: Update: Gallery now features Burnout vs. "real" cars comparison pics --...

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EA Sports coming to PlayStation Home with dedicated space, games

Electronic Arts has announced its first foray into PlayStation Home with a dedicated EA Sports label game space, the EA Sports Complex. Set to appear in the Home open beta this spring, the space will contain live leaderboards for all of the EA Sports label's titles, along with games designed...

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CES 2009: Sony fires off PSN stats, MTV adds content to video service

We here at Joystiq absolutely revel in statistics and can think of nothing better than smothering ourselves in warm, moist data. Did you know that approximately 54% of all posts written on our site contain frequently unnecessary statistics? And did you know that the only thing we like more than...

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Kodu is the new Boku: Xbox Live's 'LittleBigPlanet'

Microsoft pulled no punches during its CES keynote, shuffling an "actual 12-year-old girl" onstage to demonstrate its newly renamed Xbox Live Community Game "Kodu." Apparently too reminiscent of the failed 80s-era adult juice, the former name, Boku, was dropped in favor of the less associable...

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Xbox Live Primetime coming springtime

With arms raised, Xbox head Robbie Bach declared during Microsoft's CES keynote address, "This Spring we'll launch the Primetime channel on Xbox!" While the announcement didn't exactly elicit an ovation from the crowd, it does put a relative timestamp on the arrival of another, delayed piece of the...

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Red Alert 3 expanding in March with 'Uprising'

Don't count the filthy Reds out yet, as Electronic Arts has detailed Uprising, an upcoming expansion to Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3. The add-on will send players back to the front lines with a new single-player campaign, new units and a greater quantity of live-action cutscenes, just in...

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Fable 2's Knothole Island add-on coming Jan. 13

click for high-res Knothole Island gallery Those who have uncovered every treasure, bludgeoned every bandit and cracked every wisecracking gargoyle in Albion will be pleased to note that Fable 2's Knothole Island add-on (800), initially delayed due to technical issues, is now scheduled to arrive...

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CES 2009: Halo Wars demo coming to Xbox Live on Feb. 5

Microsoft's entertainment and devices boss, Robbie Bach, revealed during the company's CES 2009 keynote that a demo of Ensemble Studios' Halo Wars will hit Xbox Live Marketplace on February 5th. Additionally, Bach announced a February 28th ship date for the full game, which fits nicely with what...

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