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Gaming Today Japan Hosts Arcade Game Expo

Posted on February 20, 2007, Ron Whitaker Japan Hosts Arcade Game Expo Ahh remember the good old days of hanging at the video arcade. Even better remember when the games only took a quarter to play? While here in the States my arcade fix comes only when I get to movie theater too early, over in Japan its still big business. So...

 

Gaming Today New RTS Titles Hit Stores This Week

Posted on February 20, 2007, Ron Whitaker New RTS Titles Hit Stores This Week RTS fans are in for a big week as two major titles will hit the shelves. Wednesday will see the long awaited arrival of Supreme Commander. The 37th century THQ title was developed by the creator of Total Annihilation. Also on the list is War Front: T...

 

Gaming Today Atari Headed to NY Comic Con 2007

Posted on February 16, 2007, Ron Whitaker Atari Headed to NY Comic Con 2007 Atari is heading to the 2007 NY Comic Con. In tow will be playable versions of Godzilla: Unleashed for the Wii, Bullet Witch for 360, and DBZ: Shin Budokai for PSP. Atari feels the trio of titles will lend themselves seamlessly into the sprit of the Co...

 

Gaming Today The Truth in Video Game Rating Act, Part II

Posted on February 16, 2007, Ron Whitaker The Truth in Video Game Rating Act, Part II The Truth in Video Game Rating Act is back. The bill which died a nice quiet death last year is rising like a phoenix thanks to “I wanna be prez” Senator Sam Brownback. The nuts and bolts of it goes something like this: The ESRB isn’t rating...

 

Gaming Today Warhammer Online Goes on Tour

Posted on February 15, 2007, Ron Whitaker Warhammer Online Goes on Tour EA Mythic is taking Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning on tour. Several stops across the US and Europe will give gamers the chance to demo the new MMO and it’s much hyped Realm vs. Realm combat system. Additionally, 50 players at each event will be guarant...

 

Gaming Today Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Unveiled by Lucasarts

Posted on February 15, 2007, Ron Whitaker Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Unveiled by Lucasarts The official website of LucasArts’ new title Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has beenâ$¦well unleashed. The game focuses on the missions of Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, i.e. you, between episodes III and IV. The title will use Di...

 

Gaming Today Sony To Outsource Production of Cell Processor

Posted on February 14, 2007, Ron Whitaker Sony To Outsource Production of Cell Processor Sony has announced they will be cutting production costs on the PS3 Cell processor in much the same way we cut costs here in the States; Outsourcing. Additionally Sony wants to move from 90 and 65 nanometer circuits down to 45. The smaller...

 

Gaming Today Supreme Commander Pre-Order Now Available

Posted on February 14, 2007, Ron Whitaker Supreme Commander Pre-Order Now Available Supreme Commander pre-orders are now available at various retailers. In true pre-order fashion, THQ and Gas Powered Games have included extra goodies for those willing to put their money on the line before go time. The list includes a DVD featu...

 

Gaming Today Universal and Fox at Odds Over Halo Movie Costs

Posted on February 14, 2007, Ron Whitaker Universal and Fox at Odds Over Halo Movie Costs So the much hyped Halo movie got canned. Now it seems that co-producers Universal and Fox are ready to go at it over the $12 million in pre-production costs that amounted to nothing. At issue is the fact that Universal forked out the cash...

 

Gaming Today Games Factory to Publish Build-a-Bear DS

Posted on February 13, 2007, Ron Whitaker Games Factory to Publish Build-a-Bear DS Games Factory has if (typeof shutterOnload === 'function') { shutterOnload(); }

 

Gaming Today Traveller's Tales to Develop Transformers Game

Posted on February 12, 2007, Ron Whitaker Traveller's Tales to Develop Transformers Game When we heard long ago that The Transformers was making its way to the big screen, a video game offering was understood. It has been announced now that Traveller’s Tales will be handling development. TT’s most recent projects were anything...

 

Gaming Today Bungie Is Adding Per Player Mute to Halo3

Posted on February 12, 2007, Ron Whitaker Bungie Is Adding Per Player Mute to Halo3 As the XBL community is so quick to point out, and I have no fear admitting, I am a noob. I take heart in the fact that I have a job most fanboys would sell their trigger finger to have. But really hearing it time and time again gets old. That’...

 

Gaming Today New York Senator Proposes Law to Ban Hand Held Electronics in the Street

Posted on February 9, 2007, Ron Whitaker New York Senator Proposes Law to Ban Hand Held Electronics in the Street Ahh New York, the city that never sleeps. The city that changed the flavor of your onion rings to help you stay skinny and fines you for smoking to keep your lungs clear. Also the city that wants to if (typeof...

 

Gaming Today North Carolina Legislators Propose New Game Law. Well, Not So New.

Posted on February 9, 2007, Ron Whitaker North Carolina Legislators Propose New Game Law. Well, Not So New. North Carolina legislators have proposed a new bill that will restrict the way in which video games are sold and classified. I use the word “new” loosely because it’s basically the same bill used by several other states...

 

Gaming Today Shot Online Now Available Through Gala-Net

Posted on February 9, 2007, Ron Whitaker Shot Online Now Available Through Gala-Net OnNet USA has announced a partnership that will allow them to distribute their free-to-play golf MMORPG Shot-Online through Gala-net’s game portal. Shot-Online boasts an impressive 1 million players worldwide and the added exposure to Gala’s pl...