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Gran Turismo 5 is (Still) “90%” Complete

[Via GTPlanet] In what is presumably the last of Kazunori Yamauchi’s round of interviews to emerge from his time at Snetterton, he’s made a comment regarding the development status of the big game: “Gran Turismo 5 is about 90 percent finished. There are currently around 140 people working on the project.” That arbitrary number doesn’t mean […]

iPhone RPG Newcomer Nabs Top US Sales Spot

Square Enix’s latest RPG, Chaos Rings, has burst onto the iPhone/iPod Touch scene with a roar. Developed by MEDIA.VISION(known for their work on the Wild Arms series), Chaos Rings is a traditional turn-based JRPG dungeon-crawler that can be found in one of the most unexpected platforms. Even more peculiar is the app’s early success- even […]

What Weapon Can Kill ‘Net Neutrality’? Well, A Gavel For Starters…

Gamasutra’s Chris Remo writes: A federal court has ruled against the Federal Communications Commission in a case that may hamper the FCC’s goals of “net neutrality” regulations, renewing concerns that online video game creators may have to negotiate with ISPs to operate their games in the future. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District […]

New PlayStation 3 Update Removes Linux Support

Firmware disables “Install Other OS” system feature available in all pre-slim models. March 28, 2010 – Sony plans to release a new Playstation 3 firmware update worldwide this week in hopes of combating potential software piracy. System update v3.21 will disable the console’s “Install Other OS” feature, which allowed users to install the Linux operating […]

Rabid Ramblings: M-m-m-Microsoft’s P-p-Poker Face?

From xbox360.ign.com on Mar 17th: Images appeared on Chinese tech forum A9VG last night showing what looks to be a trimmed down Xbox 360 motherboard. Is it real? Well, there are a number of factors to consider. With the launch of Natal this fall, Microsoft has the perfect opportunity to re-launch the Xbox 360 brand […]

Sony reveals more about Move

By Greg DeLacy – 03/12/2010 Well it seems we are learning more and more from GDC about the new Sony Move controller.  One of the biggest revelations about Sony’s competitor systems Natal was that it was going to potentially use a substantial amount of the processing power of the 360.  The natural question to ask […]

MMO ‘Tales of Fantasy’ Seeks Alpha Testers

Press release from igg.com: We are extremely happy to announce the official opening of the Tales of Fantasy ( http://tof.igg.com ) Alpha Test on March 10 th! As such,, we cordially extend invitations to all of our established guilds to join in the fun and excitement. Please feel free to contact us at gary@igg.com should […]