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Ninety Nine Nights sells well in the UK

By Spencer . August 30, 2006 . 1:53pm

This weeks UK sales charts show THQ’s Cars holding the number one spot, New Super Mario Bros. in second place and The Sims 2 staying steady at number three. Ninety Nine Nights was just released on August 25th and the sales charts ending on the August 26th show that Ninety Nine Nights in the fifth […]

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The nominees for best games developed in Canada are…

By Spencer . August 10, 2006 . 12:31pm

Taking place on September 14, 2006 is the first annual Canadian Awards for Electronic and Animated Arts. The CAEAA just released their list of nominated games. One of the rules for a nomination is that the game had to have some development in Canada. The list is heavily bent towards Ubisoft with Peter Jackson’s King […]

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How THQ plans to use the Wiimote

By Spencer . July 25, 2006 . 10:42am

We already have seen some of Nintendo’s plans on how to use the Wii controller and they have some creative ideas. Just look at Wario Ware Smooth Moves. What about the third party developers? What do they think of when they were designing games for the Wii controller? On the Wii controller THQ compares it […]

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The Incredibles Xbox 360 backwards compatible in Japan only?

By Spencer . June 15, 2006 . 9:10am

  Sure we got 21 more titles added to our backwards compatibility list (props for Dreamfall: The Longest Journey!). While the Japanese update included some bonus titles like Bistro Cupid and apparently the Incredibles (aka Mr. Incredible in Japan). The news straight from Microsoft never mentioned the Incredibles being added to the Japanese list, but […]

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Yuke’s opens up a US office and their first game is…

By Spencer . June 8, 2006 . 12:12pm

Japanese developer Yuke’s just opened up an office a few days ago in North America. Even though most gamers might not recognize the name Yuke’s, they are the ones behind all of the WWE (Exciting Pro Wrestling) games since the Playstation era and Konami’s Rumble Roses. Now stepping out of the shadows as a North […]

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Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers roundtable discussion.

By Spencer . January 17, 2006 . 2:02pm

Recently Siliconera was given a chance to participate in a roundtable discussion with Pandemic Studios on Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers. Like the first game, Ten Hammers is one half military tactics and one half fast paced action. To see what else Pandemic has planned for the sequel we go straight to the source.

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They ask where’s Waldo, we ask why care?

By Spencer . November 4, 2003 . 5:31am

Not everything needs to be made into a video game. The Where’s Waldo books were perfectly fine as books, but the good (or bad designers) at THQ decided to make a video game out of Where’s Waldo. Read our playtest for more details on Wheres Waldo.

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