PlayStation 2 News


New video game releases of 9/26-10/2

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 25, 2011 9:00am PDT

Next week brings The Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection, FIFA Soccer 12, PES 2012, X-Men: Destiny, The Binding of Isaac, A Game of Thrones: Genesis, Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD, and heaps more.


"You had Tropico 4 for Xbox 360 on last week's list too but it's been pushed back a few more ..."

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New video game releases of 8/29-9/4

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 28, 2011 9:00am PDT

Next week brings Madden NFL 12, Tropico 4, Bodycount, the Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection, the new DeathSpank game, fascinating time-travel RTS Achron, and heaps more.


"How can Elevator Action be Deluxe and ten dollars. Explain that one"

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Maroon 5 singer sues Activision over Band Hero likeness

By Steve Watts, Aug 05, 2011 7:45am PDT

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine has filed suit against Activision for use of his likeness to sing unauthorized songs, including those in different voices than his own.


"The No Doubt lawsuit is still "in process" and that was in 2009. Courtney Love threatened to sue ..."

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NBA 2K12 'Greatest' mode features Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, more

By Steve Watts, Aug 04, 2011 10:45am PDT

2K Sports has announced even more classic player match-ups for this year's NBA title, bringing players like Larry Bird and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar into NBA 2K12.


SOE 'Station Access' relaunched cheaper as 'All Access'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 29, 2011 7:15am PDT

SOE's 'Station Access' subscription granting membership to multiple MMOs is relaunching as 'All Access,' with $10 knocked off the monthly price.


"Anyone else quote 'The Fifth Element' when they saw this news story?"

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Pinball Gold Pack on GOG; Psychonauts 75% off

By Xav de Matos, Feb 23, 2011 9:15am PST

If your life lacks a variety of classic, PC-based pinball then Good Old Games is where you should be pointing your Internet browser. GOG.com...


"I own 8 different copies of Psychonauts. Xbox boxed PS2 boxed PC boxed PC boxed European ..."

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GameFly Reveals Top Games of 2010

By Brian Leahy, Jan 07, 2011 3:00pm PST

Shacknews parent company GameFly has revealed the top ten games of 2010 across all platforms and for each of the six platforms rented. "The list...


"If games get rented more because they are short, should I assume that Red Dead is the shortest ..."

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$1 Million 'Perfect Game' Contest Returns in MLB 2K11

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2011 7:00am PST

If you accidentally tossed a meatball in the ninth in MLB 2K10, blowing your chances to win the $1 million 'perfect game' contest, you mig


"I bought MLB2K10 on opening day last year when it was a $2.99 download on gamestop. Totally ..."

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EA Announces Online Multiplayer Shutdown for Almost Thirty Games

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 05, 2011 7:00am PST

Monolothic developer and publisher Electronic Arts has unveiled its latest round of online service shutdowns, VG247 spotted. Over the coming...


"If they do this, they should release the server files in case people li ke the game enough to ..."

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Puzzle Quest Creator Infinite Interactive Bought by Flight Control Dev Firemint

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 04, 2011 7:00am PST

Infinite Interactive, the Australian developer behind the Puzzle Quest series, has been acquired by Flight Control dev and fellow Melburnian...


"puzzle quest 2 was all grinding. I enjoyed flight control though, play it and forget it kinda ..."

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Best of 2010 Awards: Recap

By Shack Staff, Dec 30, 2010 2:00pm PST

Our Best of 2010 Awards are set to end tomorrow with the reveal of the Shacknews pick for Game of the Year. We've compiled the entire list of...


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Best of 2010 Awards: PS3 Exclusive

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2010 2:00pm PST

PS3 Exclusive: God of War 3 We've followed Kratos from lowly soldier to the god of war. F


"Yea after 2008 and 2009 it was definitely a weaker year for PS3 exclusives. God of War 3 was all ..."

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Best of 2010 Awards: Action-Platformer

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 2:00pm PST

Action: God of War III Over the past several years, Kratos has cemented himself as one of videogaming's most disgruntled badasses. We all...


"The plain old "Action" genre is what I would put GoW/Bayonetta/DMC and the like in."

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Best of 2010 Awards: Action-Adventure

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 12:00pm PST

Action-Adventure: Red Dead Redemption It seems like beating a dead horse, but we keep coming back t


"i dont know why they have alan wake on almost everything. It was ok but there were many better ..."

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Best of 2010 Awards: Role-Playing

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 9:00am PST

Role-Playing: Mass Effect 2 In the far reaches of space, one man (or woman, if you'd prefer) holds


"I think it's because none of the Shack staff spends considerable time on handhelds. And with ..."

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