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Cruel and unusual -- and that's the prisoner, not the punishment

...set the mood:? The chair in his suite is "painful." He requests either a sofa or an armchair.? His Sony PlayStation 2 console simply won't do. He requests a PlayStation 3, with a broader choice of more "adult" games he can play...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2014-02-23/cruel-and-
Returning UGA students find break-ins

...reports taken by Athens-Clarke police during the weekend included:? The theft of $200 in cash, multiple TVs and a PlayStation 2, with a total value of $1,900, from Exchange Apartments on Preserve Drive. The apartment was entered through a pried-open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-07/returning-uga-students
Keeping Hobby and Entertainment Spending in Check

...it. You could make a similar case about my video game collection. Once upon a time, I had almost 100 games for my Playstation 2 and Gamecube. Again, if you assume they average out to $40 a pop, that's $4,000 in video games. That's a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2012-11-02/keeping-h
Holiday spending tops past two years

...better," said Hope Jackson, who was at Maryland's Mall in Columbia on Friday morning. Jackson bought laptops and PlayStation 2 games for her three daughters earlier in the season but was at the mall on Christmas Eve to grab $50 shirts marked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-24/holiday-spending-tops-past
Business | Holidays
Stolen goods from Operation Smoke Screen sting operation being returned to owners

...her laptop, desktop computer and a DVD player from a September burglary. The only item that wasn't returned was a Playstation 2."It's a relief," she said. "I didn't even have the serial numbers."Investigators recommend that everyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-03-05/stolen-goods-operation
'Killzone 2' lives up to hype, gives 'Halo' run for its money

...most juvenile, annoying characters ever to strap on a machine gun. When the original Killzone was released for the PlayStation 2 in 2004, it was hyped as the game that would take down Microsoft's landmark Halo . It fell far short of that goal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/26/ent_512682.shtml
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TV, movies, board games inspire titles

...slow-paced, repetitive and just not much fun. HASBRO FAMILY GAME NIGHT (ELECTRONIC ARTS, FOR THE WII, $39.95; PLAYSTATION 2, $29.95): Hard to believe, but there was once a time when people played games that weren't connected to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/08/ent_506841.shtml
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'Persona 4' mixes psychodrama with role-playing

...earned the devotion of one of the most dedicated fan bases in gaming. SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI: PERSONA 4 (ATLUS, FOR THE PLAYSTATION 2, $39.99): The latest edition of this saga begins in a small Japanese town where teenagers are abuzz about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/01/ent_506032.shtml
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Classic pinball tables given makeovers for digital age

...an arcade-size collection. Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection (Crave Entertainment, for the Wii, PlayStation 2 and PSP, $29.99) brings nine pinball tables back from the 1970s, '80s and '90s and faithfully re-creates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/08/ent_198004.shtml
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Sales of games increase

...The Xbox 360 sold 254,600 units even amid supply constraints. Going strong since its launch in 2000, Sony's PlayStation 2 continued to outpace its successor. The PS2 sold 351,800 units compared with 280,800 for the PS3.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/16/bus_191075.shtml
Business