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Gaming Today New GeForce 8800 Drivers

Posted on April 6, 2007, Ron Whitaker New GeForce 8800 Drivers NVIDIA has released new Win32 drivers for their GeForce 8800 cards. Those of you that take your gaming seriously, and have the money to prove it, would do well to download the latest update. Full patch notes of fixes and the like here. I would give you a more ha...

 

Gaming Today XBox 360 Ad Banned in UK

Posted on April 4, 2007, Ron Whitaker XBox 360 Ad Banned in UK The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has banned an Xbox 360 television spot that they feel “gave the impression that reckless street car racing was exciting and fun.” The spot, which is amazingly mild by my perhaps questionable standards, features a group of pe...

 

Gaming Today Game Developer Salary Report Will Blow Your Mind

Posted on April 2, 2007, Ron Whitaker Game Developer Salary Report Will Blow Your Mind Making games isn’t all fun and games you know. Ok sure its mostly fun and games, but it is still a job, and jobs are about making money. Game Developer magazine did the number crunching for their Game Developer Salary Report 04-07. If you...

 

Gaming Today A Manufacturing Bug in the GeForce 8800?

Posted on April 2, 2007, Ron Whitaker A Manufacturing Bug in the GeForce 8800? Not getting the frame rates you had hoped for from that pricey GeForce 8800? It’s not Vista, and it’s not your gameâ$¦it’s your card. TechArp has uncovered the truth that a bug in the manufacturing process is really to blame. What does this mean...

 

Gaming Today GTA IV Trailer Is Out. Go Check Out More of the Same.

Posted on March 30, 2007, Ron Whitaker GTA IV Trailer Is Out. Go Check Out More of the Same. The trailer for Grand Theft Auto IV is now in the wild. It looks like every game site out there is talking about it so perhaps I should as well. Let’s seeâ$¦it’s prettier than any other GTA title. There I talked about GTA:IV. I w...

 

Gaming Today Circuit City Fires Workers, Hires Noobs

Posted on March 30, 2007, Ron Whitaker Circuit City Fires Workers, Hires Noobs So you may remember a while back when I told you Circuit City was trying to increase profits by jumping into the highly lucrative used game market. Well looks like now they have decided on a new way to increase profits: Fire Loyal Workers, Hire Min...

 

Gaming Today Banned By Blizzard? Where To Go?

Posted on March 23, 2007, Ron Whitaker Banned By Blizzard? Where To Go? Seems Blizz may be getting a little looses with the old Ban Hammer. There are always a few players complaining they were wrongly accused following one of Blizz’s sweeping account closures. Difference now is that a lot more of those players speak English...

 

Gaming Today Euro PS3 Buyers Get Free TV's

Posted on March 23, 2007, Ron Whitaker Euro PS3 Buyers Get Free TV's Ok that’s a lie, they don’t hate us, they just like Europeans better. Sure the Europeans have to pay a higher price and they won’t get the same level of backwards compatibility, but I’ll tell you what they got insteadâ$¦46′ televisions. That’s right, waiti...

 

Gaming Today America's Army Overmatch Update… You Know You Want It

Posted on March 23, 2007, Ron Whitaker America's Army Overmatch Update… You Know You Want It The first step is admitting you have a problem. Your version of Americas Army is outdated, and you are powerless to play without patching. Don’t worry, you know your codependent enablers here got your hook-up. The newest update to A...

 

Gaming Today When PR Goes Bad

Posted on March 22, 2007, Ron Whitaker When PR Goes Bad In the gaming world hype and who you know is almost as important as development. Hype and relations is the work of Public Relations folks. We at FileFront are fortunate enough to have a great PR person. Thanks to our resident spin-doctor I have yet to be sued, and mos...

 

Gaming Today Politicians Concerned About Mercenaries 2 Go To… Bono?

Posted on March 22, 2007, Ron Whitaker Politicians Concerned About Mercenaries 2 Go To… Bono? When he’s not rocking out or fighting poverty, U2 front man Bono is playing video games. He’s actually on the board of Elevation Partners, the majority owners of Pandemic and BioWare. As such, Venezuelan politicians figured they wou...

 

Gaming Today Europeon PS3 Street Dates Broken

Posted on March 21, 2007, Ron Whitaker Europeon PS3 Street Dates Broken Street dates are a big deal here in the States. In the land of the lawsuit, and with the possibility of no longer receiving product in advance, businesses here just don’t play around. Overseas however, not so much. Various outlets in Italy have canceled...

 

Gaming Today Nintendo Donates A Mountain of DSs To Child's Play

Posted on March 21, 2007, Ron Whitaker Nintendo Donates A Mountain of DSs To Child's Play A few things I have learned from Nintendo: 1) They KNOW how to work customer service; 2) They KNOW how to do charity. The folks over at Penny-Arcade snapped a few pics (scroll down) of the latest shipment of gear they received from Ninte...

 

Gaming Today Sony Launches New Site to Detail Euro PS3's Backwards Compatibility

Posted on March 20, 2007, Ron Whitaker Sony Launches New Site to Detail Euro PS3's Backwards Compatibility Sony’s announcement that the European version of the PS3 would not contain the same innards as their North American counterparts caused quite the commotion. At issue was the fact that the different hardware would not sup...

 

Gaming Today TMNT Hits Stores, Demo Hits FileFront

Posted on March 20, 2007, Ron Whitaker TMNT Hits Stores, Demo Hits FileFront TMNT arrived in stores today and to celebrate Ubi has released scores of screens to wet your appetite. The title is available on every platform but one, and old school Ninten-dites rejoice, your precious Game Cube isn’t that one. If good looks, nost...