Ania Kwak

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New Sonic release confirmed

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SEGA has announced they will be releasing Sonic Generations for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

The game is expected to be a union of Sonic's 1991-style 2D side-scrolling we're all familiar with, along with its more recent 3D adventures. All this will be combined with the familiar franchise environments newly built in HD. Read More.

Call of Duty: Black Ops new add-on confirmed

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Activision has announced they will be releasing a new game add-on for Call of Duty: Black Ops, entitled Escalation.  It will first be available to Xbox LIVE members starting Tuesday May 3rd.  This downloadable content pack will contain 5 all-new maps, consisting of 4 Multiplayer maps, a Zombie experience, and new playable characters. Read More.

PlayStation hacker Geohot has settled with Sony

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The man who Sony accused of cracking PlayStation 3 security, hacker George "Geohot" Hotz, has reached a settlement with Sony Computer Entertainment America.  SCEA has issued a statement, where they mention that Hotz has "consented to a permanent injunction" regarding the information published by Hotz. Read More.

NGP release delayed until 2012

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Thanks to the recent earthquake in Japan, you may have to wait until 2012 to get your hands on your own NGP handheld.

SCEA president Jack Tretton told Bloomberg, "It may be the straw that says 'maybe we get to just one market by the end of the year.'"  As a result Sony may decide to release the NGP in just one territory to ensure that at least one area will get it during their initial planned 2011 holiday release timeframe. Read More.

Capcom confirms new Resident Evil game

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Capcom's latest press release gives us details for their upcoming Resident Evil project, whose demo will be available for those who purchase their forthcoming 3DS title, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D.  Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City is in the works, pending release Winter of this year for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC. Read More.

Nintendo's take on 3DS-induced headaches

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Nintendo has recently responded to a MaxConsole post, where several Twitter users were complaining the 3DS is the cause behind their headaches and dizziness. "When viewing any kind of 3D images," Robert Saunders, Nintendo UK Head of Communications, is quoted as saying, "some people might experience discomfort. Read More.

Zombii's will soon infect your Wii

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A new title for WiiWare, called Zombii Attack, will be released spring 2011, as announced by developer Gamers Digital.  Described as an "arcade survival game," you as the player must use your "slingshot", the Wiimote, to defend yourself for over 18 levels of wave upon wave of endless zombies. Read More.

EA goes green

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Going "green" seems to be the theme lately in the gaming world. After Harrison Ford teamed up with Talkie to produce a soon-to-be-released "green" Facebook game, EA is doing their part to help the environment. Read More.

Identity Theft moves to your consoles

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It seems online gaming has become so popular, that now even thieves have taken notice.

14 year old Zach Grant learned this the hard way when he started chatting with "Mr. Lambourghini" on Xbox Live.  The hacker offered him Microsoft points in exchange for an email address and password. Read More.

Always read the fine print before you act

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Whether this sort of situation has only recently become an issue, or else it simply hadn't been addressed before, you can't argue that gaming sites aren't pulling their weight when users don't behave the way they'd like. Read More.

Parasite Eve will infect PSN

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Even though Square-Enix only recently released Xenogears on the PSN, it looks as though fans of their games won't have to wait long to get more in the Store.

Parasite Eve, the PSone game from 1998 that is based on a Japanese novel, will be released this week through the PlayStation Store according to the PlayStation Blog. Read More.

Transformers will be MMOre than meets the eye

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With the third Transformers movie on the way and the success of other Massive Multiplayer Online games, such as DC Universe Online, it was only a matter of time before Hasbro would realize the market for MMO's is well worth traversing. Read More.