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CES 2009: Who Won the Street Fighter IV PlayStation Event?

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288w ago - Just under a [Register or Login to view links] we shared news of a tournament where fans could compete with the winner being awarded a Collector's Edition Street Fighter IV.

Today, Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein made a follow-up on the PS Blog with the results as follows:

That'd be Team PlayStation, as represented by Joe C. in the CES Street Fighter IV event.

[Register or Login to view links] threw one heck of an event: swank hotel suite, 4 PS3 Street Fighter setups with the official, upcoming [Register or Login to view links] and [Register or Login to view links], and a bracket of fighters ready to whup each other up in [Register or Login to view links].

The last man standing was Joe C., who powered his way through the tourney with Sagat. He Tiger Uppercutted [Register or Login to view links]'s representative, Josh (via E. Honda), in a dramatic title...
 

Skate 2 Install for PlayStation 3 Requires 2GB of Hard Drive Space

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288w ago - According to MTV, the box of Skate 2 for the PS3 indicates that the game requires 2182MB.

So if you're running low on HDD space for the PS3, then you may wish to consider clearing some room for this one!

To quote: A quick public service announcement: We're still in the era of PS3 games that require installations and/or major chunks of hard drive space.

The box for this month's "Skate 2" indicates that it requires 2182 MB. So free some hard drive space if, like me, you're running out of room.
 

New Metal Gear Online Campaign Announced for PlayStation 3

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288w ago - Konami has announced that a new "Welcome Rookie" campaign is headed for Metal Gear Online.

The campaign provides new users who [Register or Login to view links] up to mid-February with a special pack that includes voice content and 5,000 game reward points.

To quote: Konami is attempting to wrangle in more new Metal Gear Online gamers today as it announced a "Welcome Rookie" campaign for the online tactical shooter. The campaign aims to provide new users who register up until February 16th, 2009 with a special codec pack which includes new voice content and 5,000 in-game reward points which can be used to get new items for players' characters.

The exclusive Welcome Rookie Campaign is only open to players who have not previously installed and registered the retail version of Metal Gear Online on their PLAYSTATION 3 entertainment system. Some of the game items that can be purchased from the MGO shop are only available to those who have purchased the Metal Gear Online Expansion Packs. For more information please visit: http://www.konami.jp/metal/mgo/.

Fans who have never played Metal Gear Online have the opportunity to download a free version now thru January 29th. The free demo, along with a free Metal Gear Solid 4 demo, are available on the PlayStation Network.
 

Insomniac: Resistance 2 Patch is Coming for PlayStation 3

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288w ago - Insomniac has confirmed that it is working on releasing a patch for Resistance 2 very shortly.

Although they didn't post any specific details, it was more of a general note to address the fans and make it clear that they are listening to complaints.

To quote: After weeks of no comments from Insomniac we have finally gotten an Official announcement on the MyResistance.net boards that Insomniac is indeed working on releasing a patch "very shortly."

Only problem is this announcement was to address the fans and make note that Insomniac is listening to our complaints and contains no further info.

In reply to a members comment, Bryan (IG employee) noted that the technical flaws are very well known and are being addressed, but rather or not those fixes will appear in the coming patch are still up in the air.
 

Global PlayStation 3 Releases for the Week of January 11, 2009

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289w ago - Lord of the Rings: Conquest releases worldwide this week, while Japan plays catch up with games like Fallout 3 and GRID.

This is the only worthwhile game release until early/mid February, then the craziness begins with two months of massive releases like Street Fighter IV, Killzone 2 and Resident Evil 5.

It'll be like Christmas all over again. Here's the release list:

US Games
• Lord of the Rings: Conquest

EU Games
• Lord of the Rings: Conquest

Asian Games
• Lord of the Rings: Conquest
• Fallout 3
• GRID
• Naruto: Narutimate Storm

That's it.. see ya next week guys!
 
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