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Shack PSA: GameFly August Used Game Deals

It's time for a little corporate shilling, but it's the good kind of self-promotion that helps you find some good games on the cheap.

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PlayStation Store Update: inFAMOUS Download and Fat Princess DLC

Today marks the first PlayStation Store Update with extras for PlayStation Plus subscribers, which was launched with a Firmware update yesterday. Subscribers will get access to a free trial of inFAMOUS, which is also available to purchase digitally to all PS3 owners.

Plus subscribers will also get a free copy of WipEout HD (as long as they remain subscribers) and some more digital goodies like games, DLC, avatars, and discounts on other content. Read more »

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Darksiders PC Delayed Until September

The PC edition of Vigil Games' post-Apocalyptic action adventure is unsurprisingly no longer scheduled for release in June, publisher THQ has announced, and will instead be released on September--hitting the UK on September 24.

While THQ's American arm has yet to announce the North American date, September 21 would seem the most likely candidate given traditional release schedules. Read more »

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Sony Adds 10 to PS3 Greatest Hits Catalog

Sony has just added ten games to the PlayStation 3's Greatest Hits catalog, with each title now carrying a price tag of $29.99 or less.

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Darksiders Coming to PC in June

Released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in January 2010, Vigil Games' tale of the apocalyptic horseman that came too soon is now headed to PC in June 2010.

"Darksiders is on its way to a PC near June," Haydn Dalton, lead designer on the action-adventure, revealed via Twitter. "Buckle up for the apocalypse biatches."

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Free Red Faction: Guerrilla to Darksiders Owners in New THQ Promo Push

Anyone who buys a first-run copy of Darksiders before March 7 can receive a free copy of Red Faction: Guerrilla by using the included pack-in, publisher THQ has revealed.

The "Promo Code" pack-in was included in the "initial run of the product" as a "special reward," going by the game's official site. Open to United Stated residents, the offer simply requires those that that got a "Promo Code" in their copy of Darksdiers to redeem the code on the PlayStation 3 Offer Page or Xbox 360 Offer Page by March 7, 2010. Read more »

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Darksiders Demo Coming to Consoles Next Week, Offering 90 Minutes of Gameplay

An "extensive demo" spanning the entirety of Darskider's first dungeon will be downloadable on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 come February 25, THQ has revealed.

"Rather than just making a standard 20-minute demo version of the first few levels, we decided to give away this massive level and reveal the true essence of the game," explained David Adams, general manager of THQ-owned developer Vigil Games, with the company noting "the demo will take approximately 90 minutes to complete." Read more »

"clever decision to release a complete level from later in the game! the dungeon they're talking ..."
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Red Faction 4 Bumped Up, Saints Row 3 Delayed as THQ Revises Release Schedule

Publisher THQ has provided an updated glimpse of its release schedule across the next two years, revealing new release dates for some previously announced sequels.

In particular, the latest Red Faction and Saints Row have swapped released windows--destruction-centric shooter Red Faction 4 is now due before April 2011, while the open-world gangbuster Saints Row 3 is due to arrive before April 2012. Read more »

"I read Homefront as Homeworld and my heart almost stopped. Relic are awfully quiet though."
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Darksiders Xbox 360 Patch Arrives Tomorrow

Vigil Games' apocalyptic action-adventure, Darksiders, was released earlier this month to generally favorable reviews. Unfortunately, a significant number of folks who picked up the Xbox 360 version were subjected to unsightly screen-tearing problems.

Since the game hit store shelves, Vigil has been working on an update to fix the problem. According to the official Darksiders website, the patch is finished and will go live at 2AM PST on Wednesday. Once the patch is live, Darksiders will update automatically through Xbox LIVE the next time the game is played. Read more »

"While the tearing is indeed noticeable (didn't bother me that much tho) it was nice to have a ..."
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Uncharted 2 'Heroes' Multiplayer Skin DLC Pack and Single Player Demo On the Way

Next Thursday, a free single-player demo for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves will make it's way onto the PlayStation Network alongside the game's first paid downloadable content called the PlayStation Heroes Skin Pack.

According to the official PlayStation blog, the 'Heroes' DLC pack will include seven new multiplayer skins representing characters from other first-party PlayStation titles. Main character Sev and a rival Helghast make the crossover from Guerilla Games' Killzone 2; Zeke accompanies both good and evil versions of protagonist Cole from Sucker Punch Productions' inFAMOUS, and Nathan Hale and a Chimera take a vacation from Insomniac's Resistance 2. Read more »

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Darksiders 360 Screen-Tearing Fix in the Works

Vigil's post-Apocalyptic action adventure Darksiders is soon to receive a patch to fix screen-tearing in the Xbox 360 version, creative director Joe Madureira has told IGN.

"It's something that's really not a difficult fix for us and so we're going to implement a patch to resolve the problem. We're fairly certain it'll happen really soon so look out for it." Read more »

"An amazing game... and reason #35 why I'm glad I went with the PS3 slim."
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inFamous Pre-Order Bonus Available to All Soon

Formerly available to only those who pre-ordered inFamous from GameStop, the "Gigawatt Blades" will soon be available to all owners of Sucker Punch's super-powered action game.

The power will arrive as free downloadale content on December 10, going by the official PlayStation.Blog, which also revealed that the price of the PlayStation 3 exclusive has now been lowered to $39.99. Read more »

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inFamous Sequel Outed by Actor

It seems that developer Sucker Punch is unsurprisingly readying a sequel to its PlayStation 3 exclusive inFamous, going by a tweet from actor David Sullivan.

"First voiceover/motion capture audition today for a video game," wrote Sullivan, as noticed by G4. "Re-casting of Cole in the sequel of Infamous. 'I'll melt your face.' e.g." The actor previously starred in Shane Carruth's fantastic time-traveling flick Primer. Read more »

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Ghostbusters Bursting Onto to PSP, PSP Go

Nostalgia-fest Ghostbusters: The Video Game has today been revealed for the PSP and PSP Go, handled by developer of the PlayStation 2 and Wii versions Red Fly Studios and due in November, with publisher Atari's press site listing a date of November 3.

The ghost-buster hit PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PS2, Wii and DS in June, commended by reviews for capturing the spirit of the films but often criticised for lacklustre gameplay. Read more »

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Silent Hill Filmmakers Sign Up for Sequel

The screenwriter and producer behind the first Silent Hill film adaptation are on board for a follow-up, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Scribe Roger Avary and producer Samuel Hadida are both signed on the sequel project, which will begin shooting sometime next year.

The original film was largely panned by critics, but made over $97 million in worldwide box office sales on a production budget of $50 million, according to BoxOfficeMojo.

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