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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 s...

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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...

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Sony got around to releasing that Blast Factor multiplayer pack ($2.99) for PlayStation 3 today. The update adds support for 4 players (co-op and 'grudge' modes) and an option to increase the game's speed by 50%. Jet Moto ($5.99) joins the Blast Factor add-on in PlayStation Store as a lonely lowl...

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The idea behind the subject is that we're getting annoyed at the small-scale of updates for the PlayStation Store -- while welcome, we'd like to see something bigger and better. Like, say, demos of upcoming titles. Giving us ports of classic titles is okay, but getting a demo for Lair or Assassin's ...

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We've got some new details regarding the recently-unveiled Blast Factor multiplayer pack, set for release at a still-unknown future date. The $2.99 add-on pack is set to include both co-op and grudge matches on the same screen. Inquiries into online multiplayer were left unanswered. In addition t...

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With an ever-enigmatic "coming soon," Sony announced via press release that it will be releasing a multiplayer pack for the downloadable PS3 launch title Blast Factor. Nothing else is currently known about the pack; we've contacted Sony bigwigs to see what else we can find out. If it can reinvigor...

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You know you're tired of looking at the same fugly outfit your character in Genji is clad in. You know you're sick of handing off the controller when you die in Blast Factor. So what're you going to do about it? Initiate some microtransactions, that's what! Coming soon to the PlayStation Store are: ...

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Comparisons between Blast Factor and Geometry Wars are unavoidable. In truth, Sony's downloadable games service launch title is more akin to PomPom's Mutant Storm Reloaded (Xbox Live Arcade) both in gameplay and price. We will say, of the three (Blast Factor, Geometry Wars, and Mutant Storm), Bizzar...

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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 $7.9...

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It's a pretty long subject for an otherwise simple idea, isn't it? How wordy. Anyway, Sony Computer Entertainment finally announced pricing for some of their downloadable games, such as the super neat looking Blast Factor. And by some of their downloadable games, we mean Blast Factor. Let's just ass...

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While Sony is poised to break their media silence this Thursday at their "Gamer's Day" event in San Francisco (we'll be on hand, eagerly awaiting something), that didn't stop some of their secrets from sneaking their ways onto the web. A tipster clued us into a survey to gauge future interest in...

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