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Gaming Today Xbox 360 Crackdown Demo Now Available

Posted on January 23, 2007, admin Xbox 360 Crackdown Demo Now Available The demo for Crackdown is now officially available for download on Xbox Live. The current incarnation of the demo weighs in at a smooth 1.2 Gigs and will be available only to Gold subscribers for the first week. The demo is of course intended to generate...

 

Gaming Today Vanguard: Saga Of Heroes Q&A On Pre-Orders

Posted on January 22, 2007, admin Vanguard: Saga Of Heroes Q&A On Pre-Orders As the Vanguard: Saga of Heroes beta draws to a close, Ten Ton Hammer was able to get some Q&A time with Sigil’s Nick Parkinson. The interview focuses mainly on how Sigil will be allowing pre-order customers to get into the live servers early. Offic...

 

Gaming Today Google Eyes In-Game Advertising

Posted on January 22, 2007, admin Google Eyes In-Game Advertising When Microsoft scooped up in-game add agency Massive it was a sure bet you would see other giants entering the fray soon enough. Now it seems Google is eyeing Adscape Media. In game advertising is proving to be a real moneymaker and it’s only natural that the...

 

Gaming Today Australia Bans Blitz

Posted on January 22, 2007, admin Australia Bans Blitz The Office of Film and Literature, Australia’s governing body when it comes to video game ratings, has refused classification to Midway’s Blitz: The League, in essence banning the title. At issue is the game’s many references to drug use. The League gives teams the oppor...

 

Gaming Today Xbox 360 To Offer Larger Memory

Posted on January 19, 2007, admin Xbox 360 To Offer Larger Memory Microsoft’s 50MB limit on XBLA content may be going the way of the Dreamcast. An anonymous source told 1UP we should soon see that limit increased to 250MB. Microsoft initially implemented the cap so that players without hard drives could still get in on the a...

 

Gaming Today Atari Nominated For PR Honors

Posted on January 19, 2007, admin Atari Nominated For PR Honors Atari has been named a finalist in the PRWeek Awards 2007 program for excellence in the public relations field in the Arts, Entertainment & Media category. The award honors outstanding achievement in public relations campaigns and is considered the highest award...

 

Gaming Today ZootFly Announces Ghostbusters For Xbox 360

Posted on January 18, 2007, admin ZootFly Announces Ghostbusters For Xbox 360 When a collection of Ghostbusters videos showed up on YouTube last week it started quiet the speculation. Was this a real game or did somebody have way to much time on their hands? Well the mystery didn’t last long as development house ZootFly came...

 

Gaming Today Caring For Your Vintage Console

Posted on January 18, 2007, admin Caring For Your Vintage Console So your vintage consoles don’t look like they used to eh? Maybe they’ve put on a few pounds, got a few extra wrinkles, and that once crisp gray has become a dirty yellow. Don’t worry, it’s not your fault. Turns out they may have been born that way. Slashdot...

 

Gaming Today 101 Free Games

Posted on January 18, 2007, admin 101 Free Games After weeks of tirelessly surfing the net, sifting thru the good, the bad, and the truly heinous, the Games for Windows staff has completed their list of the “101 Best Free Games“. And these aren’t the free for 60 minutes games either, these are bona fide full installs. The li...

 

Gaming Today European PS3 Launch

Posted on January 17, 2007, admin European PS3 Launch European gamers can put away their pitchforks and torches; turns out PS3 will be delivered as promised in March. Panic began to spread following Sony CEO Howard Stringers comments to CNet about how excited he was about the “European launch in April.” An SCEE official tol...

 

Gaming Today IGG Announces New Pirate System Into Voyage Century

Posted on January 17, 2007, admin IGG Announces New Pirate System Into Voyage Century IGG announced today they have finished implementing the Pirate System into their free to play nautical MMO Voyage Century. The system works something like this; to become a pirate you have to join a gang (Jacks gonna get mad), learn geograph...

 

Gaming Today The Xbox 360 Towel Fix

Posted on January 17, 2007, admin The Xbox 360 Towel Fix There’s an interesting thing about human beings, if they’re happy they keep their mouths shut, if they’re not they tell the world. That’s why it’s so easy to believe that PS3s aren’t selling and every other 360 is a paperweight. I mean everybody’s saying it right? Wha...

 

Gaming Today Top 10 WTF Moments In Gaming 2006

Posted on January 16, 2007, admin Top 10 WTF Moments In Gaming 2006 Scott Sharkey over at 1UP is helping us relive 2006s most ridiculous gaming events in his feature “Top 10 WTF Moments in 2006.” Writing the feature must have been a blessing and a curse what with the outrageous amount of idiocracy in the industry over the pas...

 

Gaming Today World Of Warcraft: The Burning Crusades Released

Posted on January 16, 2007, admin World Of Warcraft: The Burning Crusades Released Well it actually happened, World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusades is up and running. Just two short years after release, Blizz gives us more to do. I can’t give you any firsthand knowledge because I’m trying to see how long I can stay on the...

 

Gaming Today SOE Announces Vanguard Launch Date

Posted on January 12, 2007, admin SOE Announces Vanguard Launch Date Sony Online Entertainment announced an official launch day of Jan 30 for their new MMO Vanguard: Saga of Heroes. SOE is hoping that V:SoH will be the title to knock WoW off its pedestal and put them back in the spotlight. As a Jan 30th date will already be...