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ThreeSpeech, on their neverending quest to squeeze PSN info out of Sony Europe, have managed to get their hands on the release date for Blast Factor: Advanced Research. The add-on will go onto the store on September the 20th which, coincidentally, is the day the Tokyo Game Show starts. We're wond...

September 10th 2007 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Today's American PlayStation Network update includes the Blast Factor: Advanced Research expansion, looking to pump new life into the arcade shooter with new levels, enemies and a $4.99 price tag. Also out today are demos for The Darkness and Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2. And, for those inclin...

August 2nd 2007 at 3:25pm 0 Comments
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The press release is in and we can now reveal the lineup for today's US PSN Store update. While we're not entirely sure when the update will take place, you can look forward to seeing the following filling your hard drive at some point later today: Blast Factor: Advanced Research expansion...

August 2nd 2007 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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Just by chance, we decided to give Blast Factor another go this morning. Perhaps it was fate, or perhaps we were reminded how fun it is by the promise of an soon-to-be-released expansion on the PlayStation.Blog. Either way, when we started the game we were greeted by a message on the menu screen. I...

August 2nd 2007 at 7:45am 0 Comments
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Sure, your friends may laugh at you as you continue to play Blast Factor many months after it appeared on PSN. But soon, your devotion will be rewarded by Blast Factor: Advanced Research, according to a post on the official PlayStation blog. Imagine how your friends' skills, thick and unwieldy from...

July 31st 2007 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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The president of Bluepoint Games, Andy O'Neil, has posted on the PlayStation.Blog with details on the upcoming "expansion" to Blast Factor. We put quotation marks around the word "expansion" because, from the looks of things, it's going to be bigger than the original game was. Namely "Seven new sp...

July 31st 2007 at 3:12pm 0 Comments
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A Gamespot report reveals the first usage statistics for the PlayStation 3's online network, the astonishingly named PlayStation Network. According to Sony, over 1.3 million users have signed on to the free service, 600,000 of them being based in the United States. All together, users have downloade...

April 20th 2007 at 6:57pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade has spoiled us. After a downloadable game trial ends we expect to be able to press a button, unlock the full version, and keep on blastin'. Sony has got it all wrong. If the Blast Factor teaser manages to tempt your wallet, you'll have some work to do before the $7.99...

November 18th 2006 at 6:25pm 0 Comments