Post 5105

Live Free or Die with a Wii remote

By Spencer . June 27, 2007 . 6:38pm

Fox put up a nifty little flash game to promote Live Free or Die Hard designed with Wii remote control in mind. You are supposed to hold down the A button and swing the remote left or right to do hooks and forward for jabs. The only problem is I can’t get the game to […]

Post 5097

Alvin and the Chipmunks invading consoles?

By Spencer . June 27, 2007 . 2:12pm

It might seem like it’s late for Warner Brothers to release an Alvin and the Chipmunks video game since the three high-pitched, singing rodents fell from stardom. However, EB Games has listings up for a Nintendo DS, Wii, Playstation 2 and PC versions of an Alvin and the Chipmunks game in their database. This game […]

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Plug n’ play Speed Racer game set to come out next year?

By Spencer . June 19, 2007 . 3:53pm

Warner Brothers announced that Mattel has the license to make toys for the 2008 Speed Racer movie directed by the Wachowski Brothers. In the press release they mention:   “Radica, Mattel’s newly acquired games and electronics division, will put the action in the hands of kids through products that let them take the wheel, literally.” […]

Post 4686

Sega’s Pirates of the Caribbean UFO catcher

By Spencer . June 6, 2007 . 3:24pm

If you’ve ever been to a Gameworks you might have noticed Sega has the Eastern cousin of the crane machine, the UFO catcher. Each play costs around 20 points if you want to win a Sonic plush or a fancy toy car. Something interesting Sega is starting to do is they have limited edition plush […]

Post 4652

$400 million dollars invested to merge games and Hollywood

By Spencer . June 4, 2007 . 1:45pm

Newbie video game studio Brash Entertainment managed to snag US$400 million in funding from a series of equity investors. Brash Entertainment opened their doors in March and it was presumed they would obtain around $150 million in start up capital. Their funds exceed two times the initial estimate and maybe it is due to Brash […]

Post 4628

Pirates everywhere in the US only on Nintendo in Japan

By Spencer . June 1, 2007 . 7:01am

Love it or hate it after a week at the box office Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End made a boatload of money for Disney. In North America Disney Interactive has a video game tie in out for nearly every “living” system, seven releases total including PC and Playstation 2 versions. Things are different […]

Post 4607

Remote Play from anywhere in the world, PSP firmware version 3.5 is out

By Spencer . May 31, 2007 . 3:12am

Sony released PSP firmware version 3.5 in Japan. The main feature added in is a tweak to remote play which now lets you connect your PSP to your Playstation 3 from a wireless router anywhere in the world. This means you can stream episodes of the Muppet Show saved on your Playstation 3 to your […]

Post 4572

$10 video games at Gamestop this week

By Spencer . May 28, 2007 . 3:55pm

  Gamestop is having a decent sale this week with a collection of $10 games. There aren’t too many gems on the list and some of the titles are extremely archaic. Why buy SSX Tricky for $10 when you get SSX 3 for just a little more? Their $15 game selection is slightly better where […]

Post 4548

Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga in development

By Spencer . May 24, 2007 . 1:08pm

  After selling seven million copies of Lego: Star Wars games LucasArts and Travelers Tales are creating Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga, just in time for the 30th anniversary of Star Wars. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga isn’t all new, it brings mashes together the first two games and throws in online play […]

Post 4533

Technophiles are going to love PS3 firmware 1.80

By Spencer . May 23, 2007 . 5:37pm

SCEA e-mailed details about Playstation 3 firmware 1.80 and there are some clever features coming to Playstation 3 owners when it is released tomorrow. If you connect your Playstation 3 to your TV with a HMDI cable DVD movies, Playstation games and Playstation 2 games will be upscaled to 1080p. Also the Playstation 3 will […]

Post 4527

Sin City license handed out

By Spencer . May 23, 2007 . 12:14pm

After I got out of seeing Sin City I wondered why there wasn’t a video game tie in. If an awful movie like Ecks vs. Sever can get two games, Sin City deserves at least one. I guess I’m getting my wish since Red Mile Entertainment picked up the license to make games based on […]

Post 4520

A Pirate I was meant to be…

By Dan . May 23, 2007 . 9:21am

With Jack Sparrow and his crew taking one more tip around the world this week with "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End", it’s only natural that pirates are everywhere these days. And while that may be awesome, some of us were smart enough to dig pirates years ago, before it became "cool."   It […]

Post 4524

First “episode” of the Animatrix free on the Xbox Live Video Marketplace

By Spencer . May 23, 2007 . 7:30am

This week Warner Brothers put up the nine animated shorts from the Animatrix DVD on the Xbox Live Video Marketplace. If you picked up the Matrix Trilogy on HD-DVD you can download all of them for free, otherwise each episode costs 160 Microsoft Points ($2). To get 360 owners to check out the series Warner […]

Post 4523

More kaiju monsters than ever before in Godzilla Unleashed

By Spencer . May 23, 2007 . 5:46am

Atari announced Godzilla Unleashed will feature 23 characters from the Godzilla franchise. The four that can be seen on the official site are Gigan, Godzilla 2000, Megalon and the cybernetic Godzilla, Kiryu. Also two out of the characters are brand new monsters designed for the Wii/DS/PSP game. That leaves 17 monsters to speculate about. Atari […]

Post 4383

Kung Fu Hustle online game in development

By Spencer . May 11, 2007 . 1:40pm

Going back to Sony Online Entertainment’s press event last week, the game that surprised me the most was an online fighting game based on Kung Fu Hustle. It’s being developed by SOGA, SOE’s Taiwan studio, specifically for Asia. Stephen Chow, the director of the movie, is assisting in the game’s development, which was a little […]

Post 4347

Portable Napoleon Dynamite game in development

By Spencer . May 9, 2007 . 2:24pm

It seems a little late to release a game based on Napoleon Dynamite since the movie is a couple of years old, but Crave Entertainment picked up the rights to create a title. The Napoleon Dynamite game will be released for the PSP and Nintendo DS at an unannounced date. While Crave did not release […]

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