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OBG Weekend Report: May 10th, 2010

As the name describes, this little feature is a quick look at some of what you missed over the weekend while you were out having fun and I was stuck in doors writing news. (Pathetic, I know.)

On Saturday we learned that May 20th would be the PlayStation Network  release date for Final Fantasy IX. Upon hearing the news, American fans of the Square Enix’ series cheered with glee, but then angrily grumbled upon seeing the words: “for the Japanese PlayStation Network store only.” Already on the PlayStation Network Store you can download both Final Fantasy VII and VIII, so this certainly makes happy company for the popular role-playing game.

Final Fantasy IX Hitting Japanese PSN May 20 [Joystiq]

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And speaking of downloadable content, more leaked footage from the anticipated Sonic the Hedgehog 4 hit the internet. Like a fleas on a hobo, videos keep popping up no matter how fast Sega can unleash it’s group of legal ninjas to pull them down. This blurry quality video shows off a later level in the game called “Mad Gear Zone” where Sonic displays a special ability he can only achieve when collecting a certain amount of “these.” I have to say though, I’m grateful (sarcasm) that there are people willing to risk their lush development jobs just to leak a videogame staring a little blue hedgehog protagonist.

UPDATE: Seems the full video has already been pulled, but fear not, a three minute excerpt has replaced it. Yay!

More Sonic 4 Video Spills Onto Internet Threatens Wildlife [Update] [Kotaku]

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On the viral video front, a fan-made trailer for a full-length movie staring Capcom’s Blue Bomber appeared and has made it’s way across the internet. While amateurish in it’s production value it’s a pretty well directed clip by dedicated Mega Man fan Eddie Lebron. Now after being amazed and laughably amused by this trailer, I was soon caught off guard that, not only is there a trailer, but also an actual film which can be seen over at ScrewAttack right now.

See The Full-Length “Mega Man Movie” [ScrewAttack]

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Japan Is Still Crazy For Final Fantasy and Other Awesome Links of the Day

If after being off the radar for quite sometime, you thought the name brand of Square Enix’s flagship series had lost some of it’s firepower – think again my comrades. A few days ago, Japan came out in droves for the December 17th launch of Final Fantasy XIII (13).  Not only were there long lines at every electronics retailer in Japan, the majority of them started at around midnight the previous day waiting for a 6:00 am opening. And you only thought Black Friday shoppers went to some ridiculous lengths. Meet the Japanese gamer everyone.

Japan Comes Out For Final Fantasy XIII In Droves [Kotaku]

In other awesome links of the day: looks like Video Games Live is going to be shown on a PBS station near you, a survey issued by Sony smells of Paid PSN features, Gamasutra chimes in on what the top 10 indie games were for 2009, and IGN asks ‘What Spider-man Can Learn Batman: Arkham Asylum.’ Oh yes sir! Hot links here! Get your hot links here!

Video Games Live To Air On PBS [GameSpot]

Sony Survey Hints at Paid PSN Features [1UP]

Gamasutra’s Best Of 2009: Top 10 Indie Games [Gamasutra]

What Spider-man Can Learn Batman: Arkham Asylum [IGN]

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One Bored Gamer Vlog Ep. 7 – MGS: Peace Walker Demo-Ops

I ramble on…again.

Download the New MGS: Peace Walker Demo Here

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Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Demo Hits PSN Today

If you are like me, you played the Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker demo in Japanese and didn’t understand a thing. Well, lucky you! The demo, which features four different mission types is now available for download in English.

More info at GamePro.com