Category Archives: playstation

PlayStation in a LEGO castle

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Max Maruszewski ripped the guts out of a vintage PlayStation and ensconced them into the dimpled, polychromatic plastic lining of a home-built LEGO case. It's not exactly a Ben Heck caliber hack, requiring devious intricacy on the part of the…

Peter Moore on the death of Dreamcast and the console wars

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The Guardian's Keith Stuart has posted two parts of a fascinating and candid interview with Peter Moore: head of Sega of America during the Dreamcast years, head of Microsoft's Xbox division and current president of EA Sports. The whole thing…

WipEout game too seizure-inducing; sadly redesigned

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Surely I am not the only one to think, upon hearing news that the Playstation Network game WipEout HD is being retooled after failing tests that measure its ability to trigger epileptic seizure — "I really, really want to play…

Amazing Unlicensed Backport of Final Fantasy VII...to the NES

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Cinnamon Pirate discovered an unlicensed version of Final Fantasy VII for the original NES/Famicom. That's more than just a knock-off—it's an act of true skill and commitment by an unknown team of Chinese coders. Not everything made the transition…

Nissan GT-R Cockpit Display Gets Videogame Touch

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The integrated control screen in the dashboard of the upcoming Nissan GT-R was developed in conjunction with Polyphony Digital, whose work you may know as the creators of the Gran Turismo series of racing games on the Sony Playstation. Every…

Rock Band Coming to PS2, More Songs Announced

rockband_logo.jpgExciting news for Playstation 2 owners: Rock Band, the upcoming rhythm game from Harmonix, creators of Guitar Hero, is set to hit Sony's aging but still supremely well-distributed console. Previously, Rock Band had only been announced for current…