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Sony Gamers' Day 08: Killzone 2 Direct-Feed Gameplay videos!

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323w ago - Below is a collection of direct-feed gameplay videos of Killzone 2 in action from SONY Gamers' Day '08.

Included are parts 1, 2, and 3.

Credits to Gamtrailers.com for the videos.

Enjoy!












 

Intel's Price Cuts are Hidden Treasure to Gamers

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323w ago - The PC Gamer reader mail bag is still overflowing with anxious letters from readers who are feeling a little, you know, inadequate in the processor department.

Some of them want to know if they should go from AMD to Intel or Intel to AMD; some want to know if they should go from dual-core to quad-core; and in extreme cases, some want to know if they should go from single-core to multi-core.

The answer is usually tricky, as it depends on what you use your PC for (I'm assuming gaming, with maybe some audio and video flirtation on the side), what kind of videocard you have, etc. But Intel's recent price cuts - these were major cuts - have made things a lot simpler for the time being.

Here are some of the official prices, which are based on 1,000 unit quantities for large polygamist families. Intel's Core 2 Quad Q6700 plummeted from $530 down to $266, and the Core 2 Quad Q6600 dipped down to $224 from $266. The dual-core E6850 went down to $183 from $266.

You can expect to pay a bit more at retail; my personal favorite, for example, the lovely and cosmopolitan Q6700, is going for $280 at Newegg, shipped.

These prices ought to keep Intel in a holding pattern for a while, and there aren't any murmurs about major price cuts from AMD yet, so if you've been waiting...
 

SCEE Gamers' Day Killzone 2 and Resistance 2 Trailers!

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324w ago - Here are some more videos from SCEE Gamers' Day: Killzone 2 and Resistance 2 Trailers!

Sony announced today that Killzone 2 will hit in February 2009.

Sony also said that Resistance 2 will have an eight-player co-op mode, and will support 60 player online play.

Videos below:








 

Gamers believe Rockstar is covering up PS3 freezing issue

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325w ago - A thread on the US PlayStation boards (linked above) about GTA IV freezing issues has now reached over 1,600 comments from angry gamers requesting a patch ASAP.

The forum members have been angered further as videos of the game freezing uploaded to YouTube have been removed due to a "copyright claim by Take 2 Games."

Many now believe Rockstar are now trying to cover up the issue. We did however manage to find one video of the game freezing from cooleyre as you can see below... how long it lasts is undetermined though. :P




 

Metal Gear Online Public BETA Halted for US Gamers

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326w ago - According to their Web site, Konami has now postponed their Metal Gear Online Public BETA for gamers outside of Japan.

To quote: IMPORTANT NOTICE for all METAL GEAR ONLINE PREMIERE BETA players

We would like to thank all players for their keen interest in taking part in the beta test.

However, we regret to inform you that due to extraordinary levels of traffic from all around the globe, we have been unable to run the service to the level we expected.

As a temporary measure, we will be deferring the start of the US public beta test until we are able to stabilize our server.

We would like to apologize for all inconveniences as well as confusion caused.

We would like to add that due to the above reasons, we will be making the following changes to the schedule:

1) Starting date: TBA. We will be making another announcement on 22/4/2008 23:00(PDT)
2) Beta Test closure: This will now be on 11/05/2008 at 24:00(PDT) rather than 06/05/2008 at 24:00(PDT)

IMPORTANT: Please note that your voucher code will only be valid up until 05/06/2008, so please make sure to register them by then.
 
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