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  • Launch Date: Final Fantasy X Debuts in Japan, Helps PS2 Overtake N64
    By on July 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    It’s the 10th anniversary of Final Fantasy X (in Japan)! In today’s Launch Date column, we look at the history of Square’s famous RPG, the hype surrounding it, and how FFX helped the PS2 overtake the Nintendo 64.

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  • China Debuts the World’s Fastest Train
    By on December 29, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “China unveiled their new high speed train that clocks in at an average of 217 mph. China’s new rail service travels through 20 cities along its route, connecting central China and less developed regions to the larger and more industrial Pearl River Delhi. Seimens, Bombardier and Alstom worked together to design and build this feat of modern transportation, which topped out at a whopping 245mph (394km/h) during trial runs (more…)