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Just Cause 2 trailer wants to destroy something beautiful

Clearly appealing to our more destructive impulses, a new trailer on Videogamer.com for Just Cause 2 is inviting us to the beautiful island paradise of Palau, only so we can tear it asunder in a hail of bazooka fire and trucks tied to helicopters. We're a little ashamed to admit how well the appro...

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Sony announces new PS3 Slim, coming first week of Sept. [update: now with pics!]

click for high-res PS3 Slim gallery We know, we're as shocked as you are! Sony has used the GamesCom stage in Cologne to announce the oh-so-tiny PS3 Slim. The good news is that the system sports both a slimmer form factor (33 percent smaller, 36 percent lighter and 34 percent less power use) a 12...

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Register your PSP Go quickly, get Gran Turismo PSP free

As an incentive for people to snatch up their slide-screened handheld the day it hits store shelves, Sony has announced that it will give anyone who registers their PSP Go between October 1 and October 10 a totally free copy of Gran Turismo PSP. That is to say, a totally free download of the full ...

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Seen@GamesCom: Hating expensive Sony products

In the shadow of Sony's hotel in Cologne, Germany, a street ad displays a rather good deal. Electronics retailer Saturn is urging passersby to pick up a PS3 and a PSP for €399 -- not a bad deal, considering the PS3 costs that much on its own. Now we understand Saturn's tag line! "Wir hassen te...

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Slim Pickings: The story of the fabled PS3 Slim (so far)

Judging by the hundreds of reader-submitted tips we've received in August pointing to "totally conclusive evidence" of the existence of a slimmer, sexier version of Sony's home console, we think it's safe to say that PS3 Slim pontification has reached a fever pitch. As video game news conduits, we'...

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Remedy's Sam Lake shows off Remedy's Alan Wake

Remedy writer Sam Lake narrated a video presentation of Alan Wake at gamesCOM, providing the most detailed look we've seen yet at the psychological thriller. We see Wake realize that his wife is missing, and begin the undertaking of piecing together the manuscript that he doesn't remember writing, a...

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Poll: What do you think of the rumored PS3 Slim?

We certainly hope you're feeling altruistic today, dearest readers, because we need your help. As you've probably heard, the oft-rumored PS3 Slim is ... well, rumored to be announced next week at GamesCom. Before Sony's keynote at the event, we'd like to test the waters to find out exactly what yo...

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Namco to make 'major' announcements at Gamescom

Namco Bandai issued a press release today to announce that it will have a whole lot of games we already know about on display in its booth at Germany's Gamescom expo next week. Snore. But, as if some kind of reward for those who kept reading past the list of already-known titles, a single line rev...

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Sony, EA and Activision reveal Gamescom lineups

For those of you headed to Gamescom and wondering what you'll be waiting in line to play (or standing on tip-toes to watch as a trailer), VG247 has posted the announced lineups for three major publishers: Sony, EA and Activision. Square Enix hs also reiterated its lineup. Sony will be showing the PS...

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Square Enix and Eidos announce joint lineup for Gamescom 2009

Though it's been quite some time since Square Enix and Eidos shacked up, the first time the two share booth space will be at the upcoming European trade show, Gamescom 2009. Aside from bringing the first publicly playable Supreme Commander 2, some highlights include Dissidia Final Fantasy, Kingdom...

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