PlayStation 2 News


Shacknews Reminisces About the PlayStation 2

By Shack Staff, Oct 26, 2010 4:20pm PDT

Ten years ago, on this very day, the PlayStation 2 was released in stores across North America. Over the years, its integrated DVD technology and...


"I'll be looking forward to it. Great podcast though. Best on the net."

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ECA Organizing Gamer Rally for Free Speech at US Supreme Court

By Garnett Lee, Oct 20, 2010 9:30am PDT

The ECA has announced plans for a free speech rally at the US Supreme Court in Washington D.C. as part of its continuing campaign to raise...


"Way to back up your assertion with ZERO data. You are a truly "smoke and mirrors" troll."

- vertdang see all 43 comments

Daily Filter: October 19, 2010

By Brian Leahy, Oct 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT

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


EA Sports Boss Peter Moore Discusses FIFA 11's Success in the US, Competition and Going Digital

By Xav de Matos, Oct 18, 2010 3:30pm PDT

Although the industry is quick to usher in the digital era, EA Sports boss Peter Moore still believes the FIFA brand will live on in disc form over...


"FIFA 11 on the PC is the FIFA 10 engine (from consoles) with updated kits and stats. "

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NPD: $2.6-$2.9 Billion Spent on Used and Digital Games, Content in First Half of 2010

By Brian Leahy, Oct 15, 2010 4:00pm PDT

The NPD Group will be releasing its Games Industry: Total Consumer Spend report shortly, which details the $3.7 billion spent on retail games in...


"In other news, over 2 billion dollars was spent on apple pie, exotic prostitutes, and gaming ..."

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NBA 2K11 Review

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 08, 2010 11:20am PDT

Roundball season is upon us again and with its arrival comes the latest installment of the 2K Sports basketball franchise, NBA 2K11. With recent...


"Does the online actually work this year? We had to wait 6 months for a patch last year and it ..."

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EA Estimates FIFA Soccer 11 Is "The Fastest Selling Sports Game Ever"

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 05, 2010 7:01am PDT

Electronic Arts has declared FIFA Soccer 11, the latest entry in its long-running ball-kicking franchise, to be "the fastest selling sports game...


"Having actually played the sport for 35 years now, all over the globe (England, the Middle East, ..."

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The Video Game Release List of 10/2 - 10/8

By Brian Leahy, Oct 02, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Your major releases for next week are NBA 2K11, NBA Jam, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and Def Jam Rapstar. Beyond...


"I think it's a bit of a sleeper hit in the making - I haven't heard much - but it's from the ..."

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The Video Game Release List of 9/25 - 10/1

By Brian Leahy, Sep 25, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Well, Halo: Reach and Civilization V are out of the way so it's time to open the floodgates. Dead Rising 2, FIFA Soccer 11, and Guitar Hero:...


"Not sure why he was having such a hard time at the beginning... And yes, the game's not the most ..."

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Report: NASCAR License Goes to Activision

By Brian Leahy, Sep 23, 2010 1:40pm PDT

VG247 is reporting that a new NASCAR game is coming from Eutechnyx and Activision, which has reportedly acquired the NASCAR license. The license...


"The NASCAR license is not exclusive like it was with EA. That was a horrible failure that Nascar ..."

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ESA Urges Gamers to Join the Video Game Voters Network in Fight Against Proposed California Law

By Xav de Matos, Sep 20, 2010 1:40pm PDT

California state attorneys will soon appear in front of the Supreme Court with hopes to pass a law allowing the state to limit access to video...


"then dont buy them. and definitely dont impose your opinion or lack of a toleration upon the ..."

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PSN Nets Exclusive Rock Band DLC Sale Next Week

By Xav de Matos, Sep 17, 2010 3:00pm PDT

To celebrate the upcoming release of Rock Band 3, Sony and Harmonix are teaming up to give PS3 users 50% off select DLC next week, Harmonix PR...


Daily Filter: September 15, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 15, 2010 8:45pm PDT

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


"i do not envy your job.. you dont just have 1 boss you have 10,000 of them, bossing you around, ..."

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Rumour: Shadow of the Colossus and Ico Bundle Coming to PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 13, 2010 7:30am PDT

A Walmart.com listing has sparked a fresh round of rumours that Team Ico's much-beloved PlayStation 2 exclusives Ico and Shadow of the Colossus...


"Why not both? Personally, I didn't have FPS problems with SotC on my PS2 Slim."

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Grand Theft Auto 3 'Trilogy' Hitting Macs This Year

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 10, 2010 6:43am PDT

Mac gamers will get their murderous mitts on Rockstar's classic open-world murder training tools Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City...


"Man, this will take away from the fuel in the mac vs pc debate :("

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