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Gaming Today Video Games Cause Drop in Pet Ownership? Riiiiiiight.

Posted on March 6, 2007, Ron Whitaker Video Games Cause Drop in Pet Ownership? Riiiiiiight. Australian Veterinary Association President Kersti Seksel has gone on record blaming video games for the decline in Australian pet ownership. Seksel claims that people are spending too much time wrapped up in games, and not developing...

 

Gaming Today Old School Sega Titles Hit Wii Shop

Posted on March 6, 2007, Ron Whitaker Old School Sega Titles Hit Wii Shop Sega announced today the re-release of 6 classic Genesis titles on Wii’s Shop Channel. Old school Sega favorites like Streets of Rage, Comix Zone, and Bonanza Bros are getting all getting a new lease on life for about $8 or less. Honestly this is the k...

 

Gaming Today New 512MB Memory Card for Xbox 360 Announced

Posted on March 5, 2007, Ron Whitaker New 512MB Memory Card for Xbox 360 Announced Good news coming out of the GDC this week as Microsoft has announced a new 512MB memory card for the Xbox 360. The larger memory card should be available in early April and for a limited time will come preloaded with Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved...

 

Gaming Today How To: Create a Dragon

Posted on March 5, 2007, Ron Whitaker How To: Create a Dragon Have you ever wondered how those great MMO monsters come into being? Well I can tell you they don’t just appear. If they did my MMO “Land of the Downloaders” would be done and I would be sippin pina-coladas on a beach with my Swingline. Dungeons & Dragons Online art...

 

Gaming Today STALKER Coming to Stores Soon. No, Seriously. It's Done.

Posted on March 2, 2007, Ron Whitaker STALKER Coming to Stores Soon. No, Seriously. It's Done. After six long years of development and one name change, STALKER Shadows of Chernobyl is complete. THQ executive VP Kelly Flock made the announcement at a company wine-and-dine in San Francisco, claiming that STALKER “will ship in...

 

Gaming Today Blizzard Rolls Out the Armory

Posted on March 2, 2007, Ron Whitaker Blizzard Rolls Out the Armory Blizzard has unveiled their new World of Warcraft Armory website. The site gathers and compiles live data from game servers letting would be voyeurs drop in at any time to see what players are wearing. The site also offers Arena rankings for those of you that...

 

Gaming Today Video Games Used to Study Depression

Posted on March 1, 2007, Ron Whitaker Video Games Used to Study Depression Scientists are using virtual reality video games to study links between depression and brain function. Researchers are noting that there is a relation between depression and the area of the brain associated with spatial memory. Depressed people typicall...

 

Gaming Today Sony Confuses Us Again, This Time With Force Feedback

Posted on March 1, 2007, Ron Whitaker Sony Confuses Us Again, This Time With Force Feedback I’m thinking I should rename the column “Sony Today.” They just seem to supply an endless stream of oddities. Every move is stranger than the next and now the double talk continues. Only 3 days after Sony exec Phil Harrison exclaimed th...

 

Gaming Today Vigil Games to Develop Warhammer 40K MMO

Posted on March 1, 2007, Ron Whitaker Vigil Games to Develop Warhammer 40K MMO Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning hasn’t even been released and now word comes that Warhammer 40K will be joining in on the MMO scene. Austin TX based Vigil Games has been taped by THQ to develop the title. If Vigil delivers a solid product 40K wil...