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PS3 Backwards Compatibility

Posted 08-21-2009 at 08:53 AM by JayVe
The PS2 has been the most successful home console EVER. Sony had a choice to leverage that platform to help their new PS3, or milk it as long as possible. By choosing to milk the PS2 sales as long as they can, they reduce the incentive to make the switch to a PS3. They also make it 'easier' to switch to another platform.

Lets say you own a PS2, and have a large library of games. When it comes time to purchase a new console, none of the available options leverage your existing library...
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Eyes to Brain

Posted 08-20-2009 at 11:26 AM by Ancalagon
So an interesting happened to me on the way home from work today. I was nearly home, about to cross, the road, when this happened:

Eyes to Brain: Just spotted a car a few metres away coming straight towards us. If we stay where we are, we wont be in its path.
Brain to Ears: Why didnt you warn us about this?
Ears to Brain: Listening to music boss.
Brain to Legs: Okay, run for it. Cross the road.
Legs to Brain: Boss? Did you hear Eyes?
Brain to Legs:...
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Gaming History

Posted 08-17-2009 at 11:35 AM by pronounconnoun
After talking with Disgustapated this past weekend, I realize that not many of you would know my gaming history. I decided that I would make a blog post rather than a post in the Lounge since it would probably get derailed.

When I was a kid, we had most of the systems: NES, SNES, Genesis, Gameboy, and Gamegear (for a while). My brothers and I usually played the basics like Mario, Zelda, Sonic, and Street Fighter. At an early age I was drawn to Action Adventure games and tended to...
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Turning The Spigot - Year 2: Week 12 - Unison

Posted 08-16-2009 at 10:22 PM by Spigot
It's time to burn up the dance floor with an obscure rhythm game for the PS2 in this week's installment of Turning The Spigot!


Year: 2001
Platform: PS2
Rating: Groovy
# of Players: 1-3

Everyone has their guilty pleasure when it comes to gaming. Maybe you secretly love to grind your teeth to the soundtrack of Big Rigs: Over The Road Racing....
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Permanently Pissed Off

Posted 08-16-2009 at 02:26 PM by Ancalagon
Warning: what follows is a rant, quite possibly an emo rant. Yes, the worst kind. And no its not the humourous kind of rant. Unless you like laughing at other people's misery.

Thats how I feel lately. I dont really know exactly why, I know a few things are irritating me lately. You know in my last post I mentioned misanthropy? Maybe its not so far from the truth lately, I think I'm becoming a grumpy old man at the ripe old age of 24.

One of the things thats irrating...
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