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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...

 

Gaming Today Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Now Live

Posted on January 30, 2007, Ron Whitaker Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Now Live Sigil’s new epic MMO Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is now live. In addition to the servers being up, the old website now redirects to a bright shiny new page with some sweet features. While dabbling in their beta, I didn’t have nicest things to say about V:S...

 

Gaming Today Purchase every NES game ever made, right now!

Posted on January 30, 2007, Ron Whitaker Purchase every NES game ever made, right now! So if news earlier this week about eBay stamping out virtual items made you want to give upon the old Pez-trade site just remember, they still sell real stuff. Like how about every licensed NES game ever made? How bout all of them in one auc...

 

Gaming Today Tyra Banks Takes on a WoW Addict

Posted on January 29, 2007, Ron Whitaker Tyra Banks Takes on a WoW Addict There are certainly some pros and cons with working from home. Pros: Onsite lunch, short commute, boss never knows if I’m dressed during staff meetings. Cons: Being drug into the next room by my woman to watch Tyra under the guise “It relates to Your Job...

 

Gaming Today Duke Nukem Forever… takes… forever

Posted on January 29, 2007, Ron Whitaker Duke Nukem Forever… takes… forever Sometime just over 10 years ago, long before the PS2, even back before the Pentium II, there was talk of a sequel to the FPS classic Duke Nukem 3D. That sequel would be known as Duke Nukem Forever. Now the only “Forever” there has been is development t...

 

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...