Spare Parts

XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Nov 30, 1999 / ESRB: U

EA shutting down online services for more older games

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 19, 2012 6:00am PDT

EA is shutting down online services for another round of older games, as it does so like to do, including Burnout Revenge, January 2011 release Spare Parts, and EA Sports MMA--one of the first games to use EA's Online Pass scheme.


Daily Filter: January 6, 2011

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 06, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most antic


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Daily Filter: December 2, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Dec 02, 2010 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


Daily Filter: September 17, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming game


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Second DLC Character Confirmed for BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

By Brian Leahy, Aug 10, 2010 4:00pm PDT

The second paid-DLC character for BlazBlue: Continuum Shift has been announced by developer Arc System Works at a fan event in Japan (via...


"Awesome, I was just thinking that he'd be a fantastic character to play as. Mind you, that's ..."

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BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Review

By Brian Leahy, Jul 27, 2010 5:40am PDT

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift is an update to Arc System Works' previous 2D fighting game, BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, which itself was the spiritual...


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Weekend Confirmed Episode 17

By Garnett Lee, Jul 16, 2010 12:00pm PDT

The power trio of Garnett, Brian, and Jeff celebrate the sun finally making its presence felt in the SoCal summer with a sizzling show. Whatcha...


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Daily Filter: July 14, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Jul 14, 2010 8:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the


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Evening Reading

By Brian Leahy, Jul 13, 2010 5:00pm PDT

I'm working on my review of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift and I was worried that there would be no one online to test out multiplayer. Then, I...


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BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Preview

By Brian Leahy, Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm PDT

With all of the attention on Street Fighter IV last year, many gamers missed out on a little gem from Arc System Works and Aksys Games: BlazBlue:...


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EA Unveils E3 Lineup, Dates RISK: Factions

By Chris Faylor, Jun 10, 2010 8:20am PDT

Mega-publisher Electronic Arts has issued a breakdown of the games it will display next week at E3 2010, offering new release dates and windows...


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Grand Theft Auto 4 DLC Hits PC, PlayStation 3

By Chris Faylor, Apr 13, 2010 8:10am PDT

The downloadable expansions for Grand Theft Auto IV are now available on PC (via Games for Windows Live) and PlayStation 3 (via PlayStation Store),...


"So... can I buy the add-ons as DLC through Steam too so it's part of my GTA4 install, or is it a ..."

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'Grand Theft Auto: Episodes' Trailer Hypes PC and PlayStation 3 Debut of 'Damned' and 'Gay Tony'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 12, 2010 12:20pm PDT

The two expansions for Grand Theft Auto IV hit PC and PlayStation 3 on April 13, leading developer Rockstar to celebrate the only way it knows how: with a brand new trailer. As with their earlier Xbox 360 debut, "The Lost and Damned" and "The Ba


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Grand Theft Auto 4 DLC Videos Showcase PC Video Editing Functionality

By Chris Faylor, Apr 09, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Much like the initial PC release of Grand Theft Auto IV, those that buy the two expansions in either downloadable or standalone retail form will be...


"~ how many hours of content do these expansions provide? Trying to decide if it's going to be ..."

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Report: BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Getting Improvements for Console Release

By Brian Leahy, Mar 29, 2010 7:00pm PDT

A host of exciting changes could potentially be coming to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Arc System Works' fighting game BlazBlue:...


"this game felt like jojo's bizarre adventure for me. weird and annoying. "

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