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A very large amount of MMO players use the tried-and-true WASD keyboard configuration to play their game of choice. However, we know that there are people out there who shun tradition, and have taken another option. Perhaps you use the typically-neglected arrow keys for movement, or the point-and-cl...

April 27th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Normally, we get our daily One Shots submissions from folks wanting to show off how cool their world is, but with very little beyond that. Today's One Shots, however, came to us last night from Tink who not only wanted to show off how pretty the Cherry blossoms were behind her Newman character, but...

April 21st 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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If you were left wondering what happened to Maximum Attack in the Phantasy Star Online series, wonder no more.Maximum Attack G has been announced for Phantasy Star Universe, and it's going to be a doozy! This year, starting April 25th, the GUARDIANS will be traveling to a mysterious virtual world ca...

April 15th 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The Xbox version of Phantasy Star Online is going to be shut down, notes SiliconEra and the official PSO.jp site. The Japanese version of the well-known console MMOG will be closed almost five years after its initial launch on Microsoft's platform. Sega hasn't announced any similar plans for the US...

December 26th 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It was so exciting at first to read that Phantasy Star Universe is headed for the PSP. Developers have theorized before that a PSP MMO might be worth trying, and PSU is the perfect candidate because of its small-scale group battles and its pick-up-and-play approach. At first, it looked like this wou...

December 7th 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Phantasy Star Universe's first expansion pack, Ambition of the Illuminus, launched in the North American market today. The update adds more single and multi-player missions and storylines, new character customization options, a new single-player game mode, some social environments, and retro environ...

November 21st 2007 at 4:31pm 0 Comments
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Phantasy Star gamers have been waiting for this lil' download ever since it was officially announced last month and now the time is here. Phantasy Star's Ambition of the Illuminus expansion pack is now available for purchase off the Marketplace for 1600 Microsoft points. But AotI purchasers know tha...

November 21st 2007 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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We don't want you to get your hopes all sky high for nothin', so we'll preface this by noting that Gigabyte's Visuals only operates with the firm's Odin GT-series of power supplies. For those still with us, this monitor-mountable gizmo enables users to keep a close eye on the temperature, power and...

November 10th 2007 at 1:09am 0 Comments
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Recently, SEGA announced that the new Phantasy Star Universe expansion, Ambition of the Illuminus, will be headed to the Xbox 360, but only via a download off the Xbox Live Marketplace. SEGA is setting the Ambition of the Illuminus expansion for a worldwide November 20th release onto the XBLM and it...

October 26th 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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PSU is today reporting that the community director of Bioware has confirmed that they will be at E3. He states that they weren't happy to confirm their presence there until they "were sure that the cool stuff we're going to be showing there was set, ready and very, very cool."While it's clear that t...

June 30th 2007 at 7:30am 0 Comments
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These days, it's not difficult to find a cutting-edge hardware component with a liquid-cooled option, but streaming water through a power supply is a new one on us. Aside from the potential fire hazard implications, we're a bit stumped as to why a vanilla 450-watt power supply would actually need s...

June 14th 2007 at 9:35am 0 Comments
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Chatpad be damned! You may have seen shots of the Blue Orb Texter device on Joystiq last year. Essentially, you plug your wired control into the Texter, plug the Texter into your Xbox 360, and your controller becomes a text input device ... of sorts. Applying colored labels to your controller, you i...

May 30th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments