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Nintendo fans, rejoice. Metroid Prime 3 is going to be the best Metroid Prime game yet. It's been burdened with the enormous task of fulfilling Nintendo's promise of providing unsurpassed FPS controls through the Wii Remote and Nunchuck. Surprisingly, Metroid Prime 3 has more than delivered in thi...

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Dave Karraker of Sony Computer Entertainment of America has contacted Joystiq to give us clarification on the story that would have made us believe Sony had truly lost its mind once and for all. The fun never ends, does it? Karraker says the quotes from David Reeves are not accurate. He explains tha...

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If you're in town for E3 (or just happen to live in the area), please join us for the first ever Joystiq Reader Meetup today. We'll have free food, drink, and some Joystiq t-shirts for the first folks on the scene, plus we'll be giving away all the schwag that we've managed to acquire at this year...

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We got our hands on a fully functional redesigned PSP, and we immediately grabbed pictures of the firmware that was installed on the system. Currently unreleased, version 3.60 was installed on the system. All of the features that are available in 3.60 will not work on the old PSP system, and it's ...

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We spent some alone time with the newly announced PSP redesign. At first glance, the system appears to be identical to the original system, but getting our hands on the system revealed that this is, in fact, a significant upgrade to the original. The most immediate thing we noticed was how light t...

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That's right, we're holding the first ever Joystiq Reader Meetup in Santa Monica this Friday! If you're in town for E3 (or just happen to live in the area), please join us for the first ever (ever ever) Joystiq Reader Meetup this Friday, July 13th. We'll have free food, drink, and some Joystiq t-s...

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Konami puzzled us earlier today by sending out a cryptic poem hinting that a major unexpected announcement would be coming from its press conference. Knowing that Pac-Man CE had already been announced, we were perplexed as to what Konami's announcement could possibly be. Well, ladie...

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During our recent hands-on session with Assassin's Creed, which we found to be very impressive overall, we were also greeted with some unfortunate news. We hope you don't have your heart set on trying out Altair's acrobatic antics via an Xbox Live Marketplace or Playstation Network demo, because our...

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Rock Band served as the tail end of EA's E3 press conference, and they made sure to save a few announcements for last. CEO of Harmonix, Alex Rigopulos announced that Rock Band will receive downloadable content every single week after its initial release. Even better, he announced that players not o...

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Fueled solely by caffeine and pure grit, we managed to get some hands-on time with Ubisoft's much anticipated action game, Assassin's Creed at E3. Our session with Ubisoft began with a representative walking us through a sample mission (which, incidentally, is the same one Jade Raymond walked us t...

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We're running off from Nintendo's E3 2007 press conference to Sony's. Check back here shortly for our live coverage of the event. The conference is set to begin 11:30 PDT. 11:30AM PDT - Ok, we're seated, and things are getting started. Swirling images on four massive displays, like the flowing back...

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Nintendo wrapped up their E3 press conference with WiiFit, a game that will not only give players activities to get fit, but also a way to monitor their improving health. The game will ship with with the cleverly named Wii Balance Board, which gives a new method of input that can measure both weig...

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8:33AM PDT - It looks like we got here pretty early. After getting our tickets, grabbing some coffee, and mingling with industry buddies (like Joystiq columnist Dennis McCauley) we find ourselves waiting just outide the entrance to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium's main, uh ... auditorium feveri...

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Described by Reggie as the "first offspring of the Wiimote and the Nunchuk", Nintendo took the wraps off of their Wii Blaster at today's E3 press conference. In addition to the controller hybrid, Reggie revealed some third-party titles in development for the Zapper like Ghost Squad, Resident Evil: U...

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Clouds dash by as a flying vehicle zooms ahead. Armored soldiers are yelling frantically, as the chaotic sounds of a war zone fill the jam-packed auditorium. Sound familiar? It's meant to be. The opening seconds of the new Killzone presentation bring to life the infamous E3 trailer f...

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Hot from the smoldering work stations at GameVideos, 30 seconds of gameplay from Ensemble Studio's highly anticipated RTS, Halo Wars. It's only a tiny morsel of what's in store for us down here in Santa Monica, but it sure is a tasty one. Halo's signature vehicle, the Warthog, flying ...

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One secret that Microsoft left out of the press conference: a demo for Mistwalker's Blue Dragon is now available on Xbox Live. The enthusiastic description for the 1.1GB download reads as follows: "The Blue Dragon Demo is available! Play the grand adventure in two dungeons filled with Mecha Robos a...

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Ok, we're live from Microsoft's E3 2007 keynote! The event officially kicks off at 8:30PM PDT, but we'll be doing our usual pre-game coverage here. 8:06PM PDT - Ok, so the event is being held at -- get this -- a high school? It's a damned fancy one if you ask us, full coliseum style seating....

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