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Gaming Today Rappelz Team Giving Away 100 iPods

Posted on February 7, 2007, Ron Whitaker Rappelz Team Giving Away 100 iPods Man those folks at Gpotato are busy. Earlier this week we saw the release of the new Flyff client, and now there’s a new Rappelz client. In addition to the enhanced features, Rappelz is also running a new contest. All through the month of February, the...

 

Gaming Today Apparent Dev Misconduct in EVE Online

Posted on February 7, 2007, Ron Whitaker Apparent Dev Misconduct in EVE Online So search the threads of any MMO forum and you’re gonna find some drama. Flaming, trolling, and cries of NINJA are just a fact of MMO life. The madness over at EVE Online however is a completely different animal. At he crux of the issue is apparent...

 

Gaming Today Video Games Improve Vision! It's true!

Posted on February 6, 2007, Ron Whitaker Video Games Improve Vision! It's true! In my ongoing pursuit to bring tools for success to persecuted gamers worldwide, I submit for your examination further proof that video games are good for you. University of Rochester scientists have found that playing action games a few hours a d...

 

Gaming Today Dark Age of Camelot Catacombs to be Free to Subscribers

Posted on February 6, 2007, Ron Whitaker Dark Age of Camelot Catacombs to be Free to Subscribers EA Mythic announced today that the Dark Age of Camelot expansion Catacombs will now be available free to all current and former players. For those of you that don’t have DAoC your out of luck, you have to have the original client a...

 

Gaming Today Quieter DVD Drives in the 360. Finally.

Posted on February 6, 2007, Ron Whitaker Quieter DVD Drives in the 360. Finally. We all know that Mr. Microsoft like to make noise. But thankfully it looks like the noise from the 360 is being toned down a bit. Microsoft appears to have begun installing quieter DVD drives in newer Xbox 360s that both reduce overall noise and...

 

Gaming Today Now Available: Flyff Version 7 – And It's Free!

Posted on February 5, 2007, Ron Whitaker Now Available: Flyff Version 7 – And It's Free! Gala-net, producers of a slew of popular free to play MMO titles like Space Cowboy and Corum Online, have released version 7 of the flight of fancy title Flyff. This new version includes several updates including the addition of new quests...

 

Gaming Today Coke Features a GTA-Inspired Commercial at the Super Bowl

Posted on February 5, 2007, Ron Whitaker Coke Features a GTA-Inspired Commercial at the Super Bowl I saw this Coke commercial the other day and it really made me smile. Now that said commercial was played during the Super Bowl, enough of you have seen it that I can comment. This is product placement synergy at its absolute fin...

 

Gaming Today Quake 4 Mapping Contest now Closed to Entries

Posted on February 2, 2007, Ron Whitaker Quake 4 Mapping Contest now Closed to Entries The deadline for id Software’s Quake 4 mapping contest has come and gone and 34 maps have been accepted for judging. Id will be selecting 8-12 maps for inclusion in the next official Community Map Pak. Not the kind of folks to leave us with...

 

Gaming Today Painful PS3 News for the UK

Posted on February 2, 2007, Ron Whitaker Painful PS3 News for the UK Geez you want to talk insult to injury? Here we go. The fine folks across the pond in Europe have been patiently waiting for a crack at the PS3 long after we in the States got ours . They only get the 60GB version at launch . Then it gets announced that the c...

 

Gaming Today 1UP Posts the Best of 2006

Posted on February 1, 2007, Ron Whitaker 1UP Posts the Best of 2006 No red carpet, no fancy dresses, no Joan Rivers (thank god). Just awards plain and simple. The staff over at 1Up has released the â$ËœBest of 2006” list or your agree / disagree pleasure. Take note that titles were selected by 1Up Network readers, not by us....

 

Gaming Today Tokyo Game Show Extended to a Fourth Day

Posted on February 1, 2007, Ron Whitaker Tokyo Game Show Extended to a Fourth Day Man, the folks in Japan got it good. The Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association announced that this years Tokyo Game Show will be 4 days long as opposed the traditional three. We lose E3 and they extend their version an extra day. The even...

 

Gaming Today DVD Empire discontinues games sales

Posted on February 1, 2007, Ron Whitaker DVD Empire discontinues games sales DVD Empire is throwing in the towel as far as game sales are concerned. In their oh-so-emo farewell they blame the game industry because “80% of the games created are crap.” You know what DVDE, take your ball and go home. Life is tough, and so is busi...

 

Gaming Today Saints Row Lands on PS3

Posted on January 31, 2007, Ron Whitaker Saints Row Lands on PS3 So after all the talk about how Sony is gonna tank and is losing all its exclusives, this is a nice change. Saints Row will be making its way to the PS3 sometime in the spring. official. Ok it’s not like they stole an “exclusive” but its something. I’m trying to...

 

Gaming Today Vivendi Reports Show Profits. Duh.

Posted on January 31, 2007, Ron Whitaker Vivendi Reports Show Profits. Duh. So Vivendi Games, the owner of more human lives thanâ$¦er I mean parent company of Blizzard Entertainment, let loose their 2006 revenue reports today. Turns out they are making money. Now I’m sure the investors need that 6 page PDF for some reason. F...

 

Gaming Today Supreme Commander Q&A

Posted on January 31, 2007, Ron Whitaker Supreme Commander Q&A The folks over at RTSCommunity.com recently got some face time with Supreme Commander Executive Producer Chris Taylor. Chris discussed SupCom’s use of cinematics to drive the single-player storyline, plans for catering to the Mod community, and the way missions are...