Archive for January, 2006

Posted By Justin Lee On January 19, 2006 at 12:01 pm Comments Off on WoW News Years Celebration

An interesting way to celebrate the Chinese new year on World of Warcraft: – On January 29th – the date of the actual lunar new year! Celebrations occur in Stormwind, Thunder Bluff, Booty Bay and Moonglade.– On February 13th, one last firework show will be held in Moonglade. This parallels the Chinese "Festival of Lanterns"; […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 18, 2006 at 11:55 am Comments Off on No Blu-Ray Support for Xbox 360

No Blu-Ray after all says Microsoft: "Microsoft firmly stands behind the HD-DVD format as the best choice for our consumers. As we’ve said before, we’re confident that HD-DVD will bring the excitement of high definition movies to the consumer faster and at a greater value. We believe that consumers have signaled what format they want […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 18, 2006 at 11:53 am Comments Off on Rainbow Six Lockdown Demo

A good day for demos (or for people who are broke). Grab the Rainbow Six Lockdown 519 megabyte demo from one of these fine mirrors: The demo includes a singleplayer mission (South Africa) and a multiplayer map (Prison). The singleplayer mission will let players play a ‘campaign mission’ on two different difficulty modes: ‘normal’ or […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 18, 2006 at 11:46 am Comments Off on Star Wars Empire at War Demo Released

Oh yeah, this is going to be one cool demo to check out! As promised, LucasArts has now released a playable demo for Star Wars Empire at War, allowing the chance to feel the force in this futuristic 3D real-time strategy game under construction at Petroglyph Games. This demo includes the first five tutorials and […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 16, 2006 at 10:51 am Comments Off on 600,000 Xbox 360 Consoles Sold so Far

Finally some hard numbers, 600,000 Xbox 360’s have been sold since launch. Microsoft Corp. has sold 600,000 of its new Xbox 360 video game consoles in the United States since its November launch, an analyst for market researcher NPD Group said Friday.The Xbox 360 debuted to much fanfare on November 22 in North America. Since […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 15, 2006 at 10:33 am Comments Off on OutRun 2006: Coast to Coast headed to the Xbox Also!

Originally announced for the Playstation 2, now Xbox gamers can enjoy OutRun 2006: Coast to Coast coming this March. SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc are proud to announce that OutRun 2006: Coast to Coast, the next instalment in the OutRun series, is confirmed for release on the Xbox video game system from […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 9, 2006 at 9:53 am Comments Off on Thousands of Accidental BloodRayne Reels Shipped

Well the game was good, but apparently the movie stinks and so does the distribution chain 🙂 A projectionist from UltraStar Cinemas has revealed to Shacknews a rather huge error made with the distribution of Uwe Boll’s latest cinematic endeavor, the BloodRayne adaptation featuring such well-regarded thespians as Ben Kingsley and Michael Madsen. The UltraStar […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 6, 2006 at 9:49 am Comments Off on Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting on the Xbox 360

Capcom announced that Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting will be headed to the Xbox 360 marketplace, and yes it WILL include Xbox 360 Live play! In Bill Gates’ keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Microsoft founder and chief software architect casually mentioned that Street Fighter II would be coming to the Xbox 360 […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 5, 2006 at 9:43 am Comments Off on Xbox 360 HD DVD Drive to be Shown at CES

Well, I guess they couldn’t wait till E3 so they are showing off the external HD DVD drive at CES: Highlighting key consumer products such as Xbox 360 and offering the first broad demonstration of the consumer features of Windows Vista, Microsoft Corp. Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates showed how the company is […]

Posted By Justin Lee On January 4, 2006 at 10:39 am Comments Off on The Sims 2 Open for Business Expansion Pack Annouced

EA has annouced that there will be a new expansion pack for The Sims 2 called Open for Business. It requires you own The Sims 2. Open your own business and watch other sims head into your business. The Sims are getting down to business! In The Sims 2 Open for Business expansion pack, your […]