PlayStation 2 News


August NPD: Xbox 360 and Football from EA Top Charts for Second Straight Month

By Brian Leahy, Sep 09, 2010 5:51pm PDT

Last month, the Xbox 360 sold more hardware than any other system for the first time since 2007. Microsoft managed to pull it off again posting a...


Def Jam Rapstar Adds Busta Rhymes, DMX, and More

By Brian Leahy, Sep 09, 2010 1:00pm PDT

Def Jam Rapstar will be bringing tracks from the likes of Busta Rhymes, DMX, Lil Jon, Fat Joe, and Ja Rule when it releases on October 5 in the US....


"yo dawg, i heard you like games. so i put my game in your game."

- rtrson see all 3 comments

Rock Band DLC Goes Country Once Again on Aug. 31

By Xav de Matos, Aug 27, 2010 8:35am PDT

Next week, Rock Band is going country for a fourth time, adding a slew of new tracks from country music artists. Downloadable content featuring...


"I'm guessing people will buy "Would you go with me", and "What was I thinkin" and not much else. ..."

- GoldfishInAJarOfPickles see all 2 comments

The Video Game Release List of 8/21 - 8/27

By Brian Leahy, Aug 21, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Big week for games this week as we get Mafia II (PC, PS3, 360), Elemental: War of Magic (PC), Shank (PS3, 360), and Worms Reloaded (PC)! What are...


"I actually prefer it this way. Keeps the story flowing more smoothly."

- TrustAvidity see all 27 comments

Daily Filter: August 18, 2010

By Brian Leahy, Aug 18, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games e


Marvel vs. Capcom 3 adds Viewtiful Joe and Dormammu

By Xav de Matos, Aug 18, 2010 10:20am PDT

After being teased in trailers and other promotional material, Capcom has finally revealed Viewtiful Joe and Dormammu have been added to the roster...


"This game looks over the top polished. Did they mention a pc version? They did it for street ..."

- lukej1337 see all 10 comments

FIFA Soccer 11 Offers Goalie Control on Consoles, 11v11 Online Multiplayer

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2010 8:25am PDT

EA Canada's footy game FIFA Soccer 11 will allow players to take control of the goalkeeper on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, EA has announced during...


"But can you play the whole game as the keeper online? I think that is what they are driving at."

- Piett23 see all 10 comments

Carmack's Thoughts on 3D, Motion, Dedicated Servers, and Cloud Gaming

By Brian Leahy, Aug 13, 2010 12:30pm PDT

During John Carmack's QuakeCon 2010 keynote address and Q&A session, he expressed thoughts and analysis based upon various gaming trends and...


"uplink on broadband is still crap and is made worse by -last mile issues esp from weather ..."

- Shai-Tan see all 87 comments

THQ Profits Down Due to Flat UFC Sales and Lack of Red Faction

By Brian Leahy, Aug 09, 2010 4:30pm PDT

THQ announced its Q1 2011 earnings today, earning $149.4 million in net sales for the quarter ending June 30, 2011 down from $243.5 million last...


"You worry for nothing, old chap. Vigil already has the Darksiders engine (which is being used ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 10 comments

The Video Game Release List of 8/7 - 8/13

By Brian Leahy, Aug 07, 2010 12:00pm PDT

The fall release schedule officially kicks off (ha!) with Madden NFL 11 next week. Strong downloadable offerings also join the fray with Monday...


"I believe it's currently scheduled for an August 25th release on the 360."

- Psydswipe see all 26 comments

EA Reports First Quarter Profits of $96 Million, Dubs Itself 'The #1 PC Publisher'

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 04, 2010 11:00am PDT

Development and publishing giant Electronic Arts has reported profits of $96 million for the first quarter--which ran from April 1 to June 30--of...


"They will rue they day when they abandoned us! Aquinas spoke of the mythical city on the hill, ..."

- Mondo see all 32 comments

Retired NFL Vets File Class-Action Lawsuit Against EA for Likenesses in Madden NFL 09

By Xav de Matos, Aug 03, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Another lawsuit over player likenesses has been filed against EA, this time pitting over 6,000 retired NFL players against the company in a...


"Many people get injured on the job and are forced to live on much lesser means. It happen in ..."

- WilliamDecker see all 20 comments

Madden NFL 11 Hands-on With the Final Game

By Garnett Lee, Aug 02, 2010 6:00pm PDT

With its August 10 release date only days away, an early copy of Madden NFL 11 arrived on my desk right before this past weekend. Already pumped...


"Excellent preview! I definitely agree with everything you said regarding the passing and running ..."

- lolmark see all 6 comments

Guitar Hero and Band Hero DLC: August Edition

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2010 10:00am PDT

The Used, Sum 41, Weezer, Megadeth and P.O.D. will each star in their own three-track downloadable content pack for Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero and...


"Not a bad selection there... I'd get anything Weezer and I liked Sum 41 back before they went emo."

- jacobvandy see all 3 comments

The Video Game Release List of 7/31 - 8/6

By Brian Leahy, Jul 31, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Downloadable games top the highlights here with Earthworm Jim HD (PS3) and Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (Xbox 360). One more week until Madden...


"I'd guess $10 for the PSN version. The XBLA version is 800 MS points"

- humbleone see all 12 comments