Andrew Sztein

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Sony unveils hilarious new ad campaign for Xperia Play

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I remember a time when Sony couldn't figure out this whole advertising thing to save their lives. Remember the early PS3 ads with the crying baby doll? or the one that got them accused of racial insenstivity? Or maybe the one where they cash in on the image of Jesus Christ? Or any of these really... Read More.

Nintendo knows if you're a filthy pirate

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The latest salvo in the never-ending battle between hardware manufacturers and game pirates has been fired, reports Kotaku.

It appears that Nintendo's new 3DS keeps track of whatever flash carts are inserted into the system for play or other uses. If a user uses an R4 cartridge (the most popular method of pirating last generation games for the DS), it will show up in the log. Read More.

PolyStation 3 now available!

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Don't spend your days worrying about when the PlayStation 4, Xbox 720, or Wii HD will be gracing a TV near you, because the PolyStation 3 is here, and it will blow any future console out of the water. Read More.

No Mario games available at 3DS launch

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If you've looked over the release calendar for Nintendo's new 3DS, you may be having a Bueller... Bueller... Bueller... moment.

The attendance sheet for the highly anticipated handheld features appearances by a variety of popular franchises and genres, including Pilotwings, The Sims, Street Fighter IV, Madden NFL Football, Rayman, Super Monkey Ball, and even Ghost Recon. Read More.

Double Fine productions working on Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster

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You know this is the one you've been waiting for.

Tim Schaefer's Double Fine productions will be developing Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster exclusively for the Xbox 360 Kinect. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the same Tim Schaefer responsible for brilliant classics and criminally overlooked gems like Grim Fandango, Psychonauts, Full Throttle, Day of the Tentacle, and the early Monkey Island titles. Read More.