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Category: Video Games

Sony Playstation Manager Thinkswii and Xbox 360 Are Too Expensive

Sony Playstation Manager Thinkswii and Xbox 360 Are Too Expensive
A couple of weeks back, I reported on dumb quotes by Sony execs and I thought for sure that I had heard every ludicrous comment possible about their upcoming Playstation 3 release. I guess Sony Australia’s boss, Michael Ephraim, wanted to make sure we didn’t run out of choice sound bites.

Xbox 360 HD-DVD Commercial Surfaces

Xbox 360 HD-DVD Commercial Surfaces
This amusing commercial for the Xbox 360 HD-DVD add-on has found its way to YouTube: Now is it just me, or is the dancer who does the DVD dance better than the main HD-DVD dancer?
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Classic Arcade Games on Your Desktop

Classic Arcade Games on Your Desktop
These little dektop toys feature bite-sized reproductions of a couple of classic arcade games. Each machine features authentic arcade sound effects and a color LCD screen with a stylized remake of either Frogger or Space Invaders.

Xbox 360 Arcade Joystick Available for Pre-Orders

Xbox 360 Arcade Joystick Available for Pre-Orders
You can now pre-order the MadCatz ArcadeStick joystick for the Xbox 360 from Gamestop. While not cheap at $59.99 USD, the controller looks like just what the doctor ordered for playing all the classic arcade games that are available for download on Xbox Live Arcade.

Play Nintendo NES Games Online for Free

Play Nintendo NES Games Online for Free
Can’t wait to get your new Nintendo Wii so you can download and play classic NES games? Over at vNES, you can get a head start by playing 395 games from the old Nintendo online, right now.

Gears of War “the Must have Game of the Holiday Season”

Gears of War “the Must have Game of the Holiday Season”
Gaming blog Aeropause asked players who got to play a demo of the highly-anticipated Xbox 360 exclusive Gears of War last night in Chicago to report on their individual experiences. With virtually no exception, the early reactions were extremely positive.

Need for Speed Carbon Demo on Xbox Live Marketplace

Need for Speed Carbon Demo on Xbox Live Marketplace
Microsoft has posted a demo for the new EA racer, Need For Speed Carbon for the Xbox 360. The demo lets you try out three cars, the Mitsubishi Lancer EVOLUTION IX, Lamborghini Gallardo or the Camaro Concept.

Sony Shows Web Browser for Playstation 3

Sony Shows Web Browser for Playstation 3
At this week’s CEATEC show in Tokyo, Sony showed off their web browser for the Playstation 3 console. The browser is navigated by moving two analog sticks (one for moving the cursor, the other for scrolling up and down the page).

Burger King Comes to Your Xbox 360? Huh?

Burger King Comes to Your Xbox 360? Huh?
Not since the old Atari classic “Kool Aid Man” has there been such an odd video game / food tie-in. The Home of the Whopper has announced an promotion for the holiday season in which they will be offering three surreal Burger King themed games for the Xbox and Xbox 360.

Sony Surprises Playstation Magazine With a PS3

Sony Surprises Playstation Magazine With a PS3
The folks at Playstation Magazine (PSM) received an unexpected surprise on Friday when Sony dropped by with a shiny new Playstation 3 for them to play with. Here’s what they had to say: You can even see the reflection of Motorstorm in the shiny exterior….

Sony Management Team Greatest Quotes

Sony Management Team Greatest Quotes
With the impending release of the Sony Playstation 3, I thought I might take a moment to reflect on some of the finer points made by Sony’s management team regarding the PS3: It’s probably too cheap… – Ken Kutaragi, Regarding the $499 to 599 price point (the PS3) is not a game machine… – Ken Kutaragi, Regarding the machine’s beefy hardware architecture If you asked me if Sony’s strength in hardware was in decline, right now I guess I would have to say that might be true.

Clear Case Mod for Nintendo Ds Lite

Clear Case Mod for Nintendo Ds Lite
Xtreme Enterprise has shown photos of their clear case mod for the Nintendo DS Lite. Their SHOCK! DS Lite replacement cases lets you swap out the shell and buttons of your system with new colors incluiding yellow, blue, red, black and a translucent case that lets you see all the gory innards of your DS Lite.

Amazing in-Engine Footage of Alan Wake on Quad Core Processor

Amazing in-Engine Footage of Alan Wake on Quad Core Processor
Remedy, the folks that brought us Max Payne have been working for some time now on the action/adventure game Alan Wake for the Xbox 360 and Windows Vista. This video shows the amazing 3d engine in action on a seriously fast multi-core computer.

Microsoft Announces New Halo Rts: Halo Wars

Microsoft Announces New Halo Rts: Halo Wars
In a surprise announcement from this year’s X06 show in Barcelona, Microsoft revealed a new Halo real time strategy game for the Xbox 360. Halo Wars is expected to provide us with a unique take on the familiar Halo universe.

Xbox 360 HD DVD U.S. Price, Release Date Confirmed

Xbox 360 HD DVD U.S. Price, Release Date Confirmed
In line with earlier predictions, it’s now been confirmed that the HD DVD add-on for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 will launch in the U.S. in mid-November for $199 USD. The drive will include a HD DVD copy of Peter Jackson’s King King remake for a limited time, and also comes with a universal remote control.

PS3 Stupid Quote of the Week

PS3 Stupid Quote of the Week
With all of the terribly negative attention on Sony’s upcoming Playstation 3 console, you’d think that they’d take that to heart and really think about what they say in the coming months. Well rather than take that approach, the higher-ups at Sony continue to plant their feet firmly in their mouths.
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