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Feature: Push Square's Most Anticipated Overlooked PlayStation Games Of Holiday 2011: #1 - House Of The Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut

Push Square's Most Anticipated Overlooked PlayStation Games Of Holiday 2011: #1 - House Of The Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut

There was a point in the Nintendo Wii's lifespan where the console was dominating the sales charts but disappointing hardcore gamers

Long-time Nintendo fans were tired of Wii Fit and Wii Play, they wanted something meatier to get their teeth into. But with developers ploughing the majority of their resources into the more traditional XBOX 360 and PlayStation 3, Wii owners were left fighting for..

News: New House of the Dead Overkill Shots Creep Up

New House of the Dead Overkill Shots Creep Up

Meat is murder

SEGA's massively gory House of the Dead: Overkill — Extended Cut isn't just a glorified Wii conversion: it's got brand new stages and modes you won't find anywhere else. We've already covered Naked Terror, the first exclusive stage, and now we have the first shots of Creeping Flesh. The new level takes you through some sort of...

News: Valkyria Chronicles 3: Extra Edition Trailered

Valkyria Chronicles 3: Extra Edition Trailered

SEGA's announced Valkyria Chronicles 3: Extra Edition, an updated version of the third PSP-exclusive entry in the strategy franchise

The package comes with the original game and a bunch of new missions and DLC packs pre-included. In short: if you haven't played the game, you might want this. The game's currently set for a Japanese release on November 23rd. No Western release is planned.

News: Yakuza: Black Panther 2 Gets Cinematic Trailer

Yakuza: Black Panther 2 Gets Cinematic Trailer

SEGA's bridged the gaps between the original Yakuza: Black Panther and its recently announced sequel with a brand new cinematic trailer

The footage adopts Black Panther's unique visual style, and while it is light on gameplay, should be enough to get you pumped for the upcoming sequel. Hit the jump to see the footage in full.

News: Yakuza: Black Panther Sequel Looks A Lot Like Yakuza: Black Panther

Yakuza: Black Panther Sequel Looks A Lot Like Yakuza: Black Panther

Our first glimpse of Kurohyou 2 Ryu ga Gotoku (or Yakuza: Black Panther 2) is a familiar affair, as it looks almost identical to the original Black Panther

That title sucked a lot of life out of our PSP so we're naturally excited about the sequel. But without the promise of a localisation, we'll try to keep our anticipating in check. Andriasang's got more shots through here.

News: Bayonetta 2 Comments Were A 'Joke'

Bayonetta 2 Comments Were A 'Joke'

Hideki Kamiya was "joking" when he hinted at a Bayonetta 2 announcement yesterday

The legendary designer told a fan on Twitter that the game would be announced in a Japanese magazine this week, but Platinum colleague Atsushi Inaba was quick to defuse the situation. "There is no such announcement," said Inaba, before warning that Kamiya's Tweets should be taken with a pinch of salt. We're..

News: Confirmed: Yakuza 5 And Black Panther Sequel In Development

Confirmed: Yakuza 5 And Black Panther Sequel In Development

As promised yesterday, Yakuza series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi has held a press conference in Tokyo, confirming the development of Yakuza 5 and a sequel to the PSP's spin-off series, Black Panther

Excuse us for a moment while we climb onto our house's roof, strip down to our underwear and perform a jig to the chant, "More Yakuza, oh yeah, oh yeah." Ahem. Toshihiro Nagoshi announced that..

News: Kamiya Teases Bayonetta 2 Reveal

Kamiya Teases Bayonetta 2 Reveal

Ready for more high-octane action and sexy witches dressed in hair? If the Twitter account of legendary game designer Hideki Kamiya is anything to go by, you could be in luck

Plugged by a fan as to when Bayonetta 2 would be announced, the Platinum Games employee responded, "This week in a game's magazine," according to a translation by Andriasang. With Tokyo Game Show around the corner,..

News: SEGA Details House Of The Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut's Second Exclusive Stage

SEGA Details House Of The Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut's Second Exclusive Stage

SEGA's lifted the lid on House Of The Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut's second exclusive stage

Entitled 'Creeping Flesh', the level is set inside the "cosy confines of an abattoir taken over by a meaty disease of sorts". Lovely. 'Creeping Flesh' once again sees the return of Varla and Candy, as they fight against a slew of monsters and creepy flesh that has taken hold of the abattoir..

News: Yakuza Developer Planning Big Announcement Tomorrow

Yakuza Developer Planning Big Announcement Tomorrow

Yakuza series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi has revealed that he's making a big announcement tomorrow at a press conference in Tokyo

The announcement will be streamed via Japan's Nico Nico video service. And that's really all we know. Nagoshi is currently working on Binary Domain for PlayStation 3. A new Yakuza title would send us crazy like a bag of nuts. Cross your fingers.

News: SEGA Confirms Sonic CD For PlayStation Network

SEGA Confirms Sonic CD For PlayStation Network

SEGA's formally announced that Sonic CD will be getting a re-release on the PlayStation Network this Winter

When the game showed up on an official XBOX 360 blog earlier in the week, we were worried that Microsoft had pulled some exclusivity shenanigans. Thankfully that's not the case. Sonic CD is widely considered one of the greatest games in the hasty hedgehog's catalogue. The original title..

News: SEGA Focusing On Reinvention

SEGA Focusing On Reinvention

SEGA has announced its intention to revisit classic IPs

Which, considering the developer's lengthy and time-tested catalogue, may bring waves of excitement and hesitance. President of SEGA West, Mike Hayes, commented on the developer's frequent reassessment of older titles. Explaining to VG247 that SEGA "constantly review the IP we’ve got in the locker" and pondering "how could we..

News: Sorry Australia, No House Of The Dead For You

Sorry Australia, No House Of The Dead For You

The new content in the 'Extended Cut' version of House Of The Dead: Overkill has forced the game to be cut from Australian release

The Australian ratings board refused the release of the PS3 remake as the nation's new R18 rating has yet to go into effect. The good news is that the original Wii version of the game did get a release in Australia in 2009, meaning SEGA must have gone absolutely nuts..

News: SEGA Looking To Evolve Yakuza Franchise In The Future

SEGA Looking To Evolve Yakuza Franchise In The Future

SEGA's Yakuza franchise is one of our favourites

While the game's structure has barely changed since 2005, we're happy to continue lapping up titles in the series. Unfortunately, with the Yakuza team currently spreading its wings with Binary Domain, it looks like we'll have to wait a while for the next title in the Japanese mobster franchise. And when it comes, we should probably expect some..

News: SEGA Releases First Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Trailer, Playable At PAX

SEGA Releases First Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Trailer, Playable At PAX

SEGA's senior digital brand manager, Mai Kawaguchi, has taken to the PlayStation Blog to reveal the debut trailer for Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, the first downloadable entry in the popular fighting series announced this morning

In addition to chatting a little about the game, Mai also confirmed that the title will be playable at PAX next week. If you're heading to the US convention, make..

News: Latest Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer Screams Online

Latest Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer Screams Online

You know Aliens: Colonial Marines is going for a horror vibe because its latest trailer is packed with heavy edits

Flick to black. People walking. Flick to black. The lights are flickering. Flick to black. Good grief, there's an Alien behind you!. Turn around for goodness sake. Please. Flick to black. Phew. [Thanks VG247]

News: Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Kicks Its Way Onto PlayStation Network Next Summer

Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Kicks Its Way Onto PlayStation Network Next Summer

SEGA's announced that it's bringing a refined version of celebrated brawler, Virtua Fighter 5, to the PlayStation Network next Summer

Entitled Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, the standalone downloadable title will include a full overhaul of Virtua Fighter 5's mechanics, including "balance and animations, along with new game modes, new dynamic fighting arenas, a massive collection of..

News: Binary Domain Was Developed Because The Team Was 'Fed Up' Of Yakuza

Binary Domain Was Developed Because The Team Was 'Fed Up' Of Yakuza

Regular readers will know that we adore the Yakuza series

But even we'd happily admit that one game a year is too much for any non-sporting franchise. And it seems the Japanese team agrees, as director Daisuke Sato has told TheGamersHub that Binary Domain is the result of of the Yakuza team getting "fed up" with the Japanese drama series. "Well Binary Domain was created by the same..

News: Sports Interactive Not Planning A PlayStation Vita Version Of Football Manager... Yet

Sports Interactive Not Planning A PlayStation Vita Version Of Football Manager... Yet

Sports Interactive has said that it currently has no plans to bring Football Manager to the PlayStation Vita, despite a PSP version of the game being in development

Studio boss Miles Jacobson told Eurogamer that a decision about Sony's new platform would made after the system had launched. "At the moment, there aren't any plans for [a Vita Football Manager game]," Jacobson said..