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Gaming Today Marvel Comics Writer Says, "Games For Pedos." WHAT?!?

Posted on February 28, 2007, Ron Whitaker Marvel Comics Writer Says, "Games For Pedos." WHAT?!? My opinions are no secret and I can’t say I’m above biting the hand that feeds me. You always need to be aware of a little thing called demographics however, i.e. the people you don’t abuse. Marvel Comics writer Mark Miller seemed...

 

Gaming Today Jack Trenton Stars in One Strange Interview

Posted on February 28, 2007, Ron Whitaker Jack Trenton Stars in One Strange Interview I tell you Sony Computer Entertainment chief executive Jack Trenton must have installed a Cell chip in his own brain. That man can multi-task like nobody’s business. In just one interview he addressed both fixing the PS3 supply line, and prai...

 

Gaming Today Command and Conquer 3 Demo Now Available

Posted on February 27, 2007, Ron Whitaker Command and Conquer 3 Demo Now Available At long last the Command and Conquer 3 Demo has arrived. This incarnation of the series see the return of Kane, once again hell bent on laying the smack down on the Global Defense Force. Expect massive battles and units galore. The demo offers a...

 

Gaming Today Blizzard Looking to Rework Cleave Mechanics

Posted on February 27, 2007, Ron Whitaker Blizzard Looking to Rework Cleave Mechanics While I don’t really play WoW anymore, I take the lessons learned with me in my day to day life. I know for instance that even though a dog may be focused on a bone, it’s not the best time for me to pet him. After all, Core Hounds have teeth...

 

Gaming Today Best Buy Clears Its Shelves For Next to Nothing

Posted on February 26, 2007, Ron Whitaker Best Buy Clears Its Shelves For Next to Nothing If you are reading this and you haven’t been by the Best Buy yetâ$¦it’s too late. BB decided to clear the shelves of some older titles by dropping their prices. We aren’t talking $5 off either. The retail giant let scores of titles go fo...

 

Gaming Today Acclaim Announces New Program for Gamers to Make an MMO

Posted on February 26, 2007, Ron Whitaker Acclaim Announces New Program for Gamers to Make an MMO Acclaim and game industry vet David Perry have announced a new Top Secret MMO project to be developed by you the gamers. The innovative program is being described as “The Apprentice meets American Idol meets The Video Game Industr...

 

Gaming Today Euro PS3 To Lack Some Backward Compatibility

Posted on February 23, 2007, Ron Whitaker Euro PS3 To Lack Some Backward Compatibility When you look at the conversion rates of the Euro to the US dollar you can see that the Europeans will be paying a bit more for their PS3′s next month than we do here in the States. Now Sony has announced that in an effort to cut costs, the...

 

Gaming Today Is There Still A Gamecube, or Isn't There?

Posted on February 23, 2007, Ron Whitaker Is There Still A Gamecube, or Isn't There? Ok I guess I’m a bit confused. Eurogamer claimed yesterday that the Nintendo GameCube was dead and gone. They extracted this tidbit of news from an interview with Nintendo North America VP Perrin Kaplan. Now however, Eurogamer is claiming that...

 

Gaming Today The GameCube is Officially Dead. Services to be Held at an Undisclosed Location.

Posted on February 22, 2007, Ron Whitaker The GameCube is Officially Dead. Services to be Held at an Undisclosed Location. With the exception of maybe portables, Nintendo has never been very big on supporting multiple platforms. Now we get news that just three short months after bringing us Wii, Nintendo has ceased production...

 

Gaming Today Circuit City Jumps Into the Used Game Business

Posted on February 22, 2007, Ron Whitaker Circuit City Jumps Into the Used Game Business The used game market that is dominated by EB games and GameStop will soon see a new arrival. Circuit City is jumping into the used game business. While there is no official word as of yet pertaining to CC’s business plan for how they will...

 

Gaming Today Heatwave Interactive Formed. What's That Smell?

Posted on February 22, 2007, Ron Whitaker Heatwave Interactive Formed. What's That Smell? MMO designer Anthony Castro has formed a new company called Heatwave Interactive. The company will develop new MMO properties that focus on combining on-line play with single player console style excitement. Castro had previously worked...

 

Gaming Today World Zelda Day – It IS a Holiday, Right?

Posted on February 21, 2007, Ron Whitaker World Zelda Day – It IS a Holiday, Right? Perhaps today’s lack of interesting news isn’t because nothing is happening, but instead because it’s a holiday. 21 short years ago the world was graced with the arrival of The Legend of Zelda, and while the rest of the world enjoys World Zelda...

 

Gaming Today A Dev Diary of a Different Type

Posted on February 21, 2007, Ron Whitaker A Dev Diary of a Different Type Thanks to the net, developers can show us not only screens and videos of the titles we love but also offer up “Dev Diaries.” We host plenty of them here and most share the common theme of “This is how we made this game rock!” Jon Selin from Dreamlords to...

 

Gaming Today LotR Online Beta Applications Still Open

Posted on February 21, 2007, Ron Whitaker LotR Online Beta Applications Still Open In case you were somehow unaware, Midway and Turbine are still taking applications for the Lord of the Rings Online Beta program. The only excuse I will buy is that you recently got over being turned to stone while trying to decide the best way...

 

Gaming Today ESRB Looking to Add to its Rating Team

Posted on February 20, 2007, Ron Whitaker ESRB Looking to Add to its Rating Team I don’t know who rates the video games we play but I think they do a fine job. I mean I know it’s the ESRB but who are the “actual” raters? Well it could be you. The ESRB is looking to add to its rating team, but you aren’t going to see them adver...