PlayStation 2 News


Best of 2010 Awards: Sports

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 7:00am PST

Sports: NBA 2K11 Yearly sports game franchises often get accused of being little more than roster updates coupled with some subtle are often so...


"even the pc version was good this year. holy wow. actually pes was good on pc aswell this year, ..."

- verminer see all 12 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: New Face We Hope to See Again

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 4:00pm PST

New Face We Hope to See Again: Red Dead Redemption Though it is a spiritual successor to Red Dead Revolver, John Marston is most certainly a new...


"Sorry, thought I was hiding the spoiler, but with no preview nor edit or delete, it just looks ..."

- Odacom see all 13 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Plays Well With Others

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 2:00pm PST

Plays Well With Others (Best Multiplayer): StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Blizzard's latest real-time strategy game, StarCraft II: Wings of...


"You realize it's not out on PC yet, right? So the DRM isn't getting in anyone's way."

- Quaunaut see all 14 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Audio-visual Experience

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 1:00pm PST

Audio-visual Experience: Red Dead Redemption Among the truly respectable number of great-loo


"Meant to counteract the steady stream of fancy-boy main characters that have plagued modern FF ..."

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Best of 2010 Awards: Retro Redux

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 12:00pm PST

Retro Redux: Pac-Man Championship Edition DX Pac-Man Championship Edition DX is something akin to pure fun. It follows up on the great rebirth...


"Pac man was really fantastic. Pure fun is the right description. "

- Monkey0111 see all 5 comments

Shack PSA: GameFly Used Game Sale

By Brian Leahy, Dec 22, 2010 12:10pm PST

Shacknews' parent company GameFly is running its year-end sale on used games, which includes free shipping on all used games through January 3,...


"Damn it, I thought Crackdown 2 was in the used section. Oh well."

- inkyspot see all 5 comments

Sony Crams PS2 into 720p Bravia TV in UK

By Brian Leahy, Dec 03, 2010 10:30am PST

If your PlayStation 3 doesn't support PS2 backwards compatibility and you live in the UK, you now have the option of purchasing a new Sony Bravia...


"Yup, the parts they found in that warehouse are the ones that should be in our PS3's."

- Valagas see all 9 comments

Axl Rose Sues Activision Over Slash in Guitar Hero 3

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 24, 2010 6:45am PST

The much-publicised hostilities between Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose and former guitarist Slash have entered the realm of video games, as Rose is...


"Hmm douchebag primadonna vs conglomerate gaming megacorp? How is this not good news Let's ..."

- indosauros see all 34 comments

The Video Game Release List of 11/20 - 11/26

By Brian Leahy, Nov 20, 2010 12:00pm PST

Gran Turismo 5 is actually going to be released next week... we think! Hopefully, you'll be able to pick up a copy next week. Beyond that, there's...


"yeah. reviews are insane too. i'm buying this baby tomorrow on the psn."

- Mandoca see all 14 comments

More iOS Games Than Console Games Since NES?

By Brian Leahy, Nov 17, 2010 3:40pm PST

The Unofficial Apple Weblog has mined some data and come up with a staggering comparison between the amount of games available on the iOS platform...


"I don't see how apple gets any press in the gaming sites. All they have are shitty casual games ..."

- AgentPothead see all 55 comments

Spike Video Game Awards Nominee List Released

By Brian Leahy, Nov 17, 2010 12:40pm PST

The nominees for Spike's 2010 Video Game Awards have been announced and are unsurprisingly a list of the biggest games of the year across all...


"Awesome seeing Monday Night Combat in that list. That game does not get near enough praise/exposure."

- Haxim see all 43 comments

Valve's Erik Johnson: Every Game Doesn't Need Multiplayer

By Brian Leahy, Nov 08, 2010 4:00pm PST

Valve's project manager Erik Johnson, in an interview with Gamasutra, explained that he thinks "the analysis that every product needs to be a...


"I completely agree. Especially with point 2. I've didn't buy CoD4 or BC2 for their SP, but ..."

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Take-Two CEO Stepping Down, Strauss Zelnick to Assume Role [Update]

By Brian Leahy, Oct 29, 2010 4:00pm PDT

[Update] A Take-Two representative has clarified to Shacknews that ZelnickMedia does not own Take-Two--as was noted in the original story--but is a...


"What did you say to him, dahanese? Did you call him a doo doo head?"

- EricZBA see all 3 comments

Sony Sees Overall Growth Versus Last Year's Losses; PSP Sales See Dramatic Decline

By Xav de Matos, Oct 29, 2010 8:30am PDT

Sony Corporation has issued its earnings report for the second quarter of fiscal year 2010, revealing that the company's "Networked Products and...


"According to numbers compiled based on figures submitted by Sony for their fiscal year reviews, ..."

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FarmVille Creator Zynga Worth More than Electronic Arts According to Valuation

By Brian Leahy, Oct 27, 2010 4:20pm PDT

According to SharesPost Inc., which handles trades for shares of privately held companies, FarmVille creator Zynga has been valued at an estimated...


"I don't know but I heard of a guy apparently waking up to find that he had purchases $500 worth ..."

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