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Gaming Today Virtual Item Sales: Virtually Gone

Posted on January 26, 2007, Ron Whitaker Virtual Item Sales: Virtually Gone In a discussion with Slashdot, eBay has confirmed that they will now be delisting all virtual items. This includes in-game items, currency, and accounts. eBay representative Hani Durzy cited the policy that sellers of digitally delivered goods “…must b...

 

Gaming Today Sony Shows Project Gotham Screens for Gran Turismo HD

Posted on January 26, 2007, admin Sony Shows Project Gotham Screens for Gran Turismo HD Folks are getting a nice laugh at Sony (happening more often isn’t it?) following their graphics snafu over at Connect. The PSP download site was plugging a new Gran Turismo HD trailer with a suave little super-car pic. Problem being tha...

 

Gaming Today The Continued Aging of Age of Conan

Posted on January 26, 2007, Ron Whitaker The Continued Aging of Age of Conan Looks like fans of Conan are going to have to wait a bit longer. Funcom has moved the release date for the PC version of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures back to October 30th. 360 users will have to wait even longer. Funcom has assured players this w...

 

Gaming Today Gaming For AIDS Awareness

Posted on January 25, 2007, admin Gaming For AIDS Awareness mtvU and the Kaiser Family Foundation have teamed up to bring a new competition to gamers. “Change the Course of HIV Challenge” looks to gamers, artists, and students to propose a viral, web-based video game concept to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in the United Sta...

 

Gaming Today Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar Pre-Order Spectacular

Posted on January 25, 2007, admin Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar Pre-Order Spectacular Turbine and Midway have announced that the long awaited Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar will hit shelves April 24th. In addition to the street date they announced an impressive array of goodies available to pre-orde...

 

Gaming Today FileFront And City of Heroes / City of Villains Exclusive

Posted on January 25, 2007, admin FileFront And City of Heroes / City of Villains Exclusive Just for FileFront users, NCsoft brings the City of Heroes / City of Villains 14 day trail. The download offers both versions of the game so you are free to pick your poison. Heck be good today be bad tomorrow it don’t matter. In add...

 

Gaming Today PS2 Games Now Playable On PS3

Posted on January 24, 2007, admin PS2 Games Now Playable On PS3 Update: Next time your in your local retailer and you see a sales guy hyping up the PS3′s backwards compatibility to a would be mark, it’s no longer appropriate to laugh. In the best move thus far by Sony, firmware update 1.5 for the PS3 makes most legacy games s...

 

Gaming Today FPS Americas Army Announces 8 Million Users

Posted on January 24, 2007, admin FPS Americas Army Announces 8 Million Users In a definitive show of force, Free-to-play FPS Americas Army has announced they have topped 8 million registers users. Having debuted in 2002, the game has averaged more than 150,000 new accounts each month. The announcement was surely made to let...

 

Gaming Today Blizzard Hard At Work

Posted on January 23, 2007, admin Blizzard Hard At Work Being the overachievers that they are, the folks at Blizz let loose a ton of news today. First off, the news that their expansion to World of Warcraft sold 2.4 million copies in the first 24 hours. This makes TBC the fasting selling PC title in US and European history....

 

Gaming Today Fallout Is Making A Comeback

Posted on January 23, 2007, Ron Whitaker Fallout Is Making A Comeback If I say “Fallout Boy” and you think boy band please skip to the next article, this isn’t for you. So it’s no secret that I’m a huge Fallout fan. I hold it to be the finest RPG ever made (yea light your torches FF fanboys). Fact is I would take a point in...

 

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...