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Swine Flu good for gaming in Mexico

As if the rampant window plasticizing and complete blanketing of nighttime news with Swine Flu stories weren't bad enough, USA Today is reporting that Mexicans are flooding markets before a five-day quarantine begins in Mexico. The good news? People are renting games (and, ya know, buying other stuf...

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USA Today's 15,000 LittleBigPlanet keys

It's great to see LittleBigPlanet getting such positive press, especially from a mainstream national newspaper like USA Today. This is exactly the kind of buzz the PS3 needs right now before the all-important holiday shopping season. If you've been following the news on LittleBigPlanet here on PS3...

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USA Today picks Madden for 360 over PS3

Trying to decide which version of Madden 08 -- PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 -- you want to buy? If you want USA Today's advice, the Xbox 360 version is the way to go. Issues cited include stutters in action and half-second delays. "Even close-ups between play look dull when lined up against the 360's...

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First Killzone 2 screen nabbed by USA Today [update]

After a particularly long engagement, this is the first real, really real, actual screen of Killzone 2 gameplay. It appeared in a USA Today story in which the game was described by Sony's Ron Eagle as "a hardware mover." Hey! It's going to be good too? We were just happy it existed. We know how yo...

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USA Today calls out Sony: 'from top dog to underdog in record time'

USA Today, who purports to have the widest circulation of any newspaper in the United States, published a story today discussing Sony's fall from an almost monopolistic first place with the PlayStation 2 to less-than-stellar sales with the PlayStation 3. Drawing from the February NPD figures, writer...

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Gears of War doing its job as a system seller?

As of December 15, Gears of War for the 360 sold an estimated 2 million copies. It has won several "game of the year" awards (including ours) as USA Today reports on its "break out" status. From the article: "It's no doubt [Gears of War] sold a lot of Xbox 360s and has made existing 360 owners feel ...

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