Archive for May, 2006

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 26, 2006 at 3:13 am Comments Off on Nintendo Reshuffle of Execs

Just a small job change around, that’s all. Tatsumi Kimishima is Chairman of the Board and CEO. Reggie Fils-Aime is President and COO. Mike Fukuda gets a promotion too. On the heels of the successful unveiling of the new Wii™ console, Nintendo of America Inc. today announced three key promotions at the executive level. Current […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 26, 2006 at 3:09 am Comments Off on Dreamfall on Direct2Drive

The Short version: Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is on Direct2Drive (A download service) for $39.99. US version only, though. The critically acclaimed and multi award-winning ‘Dreamfall: The Longest Journey’ is now available for digital download exclusively from Funcom’s online store and through IGN’s digital download store, Direct2Drive.‘Dreamfall; The Longest Journey’ is a mesmerizing modern adventure […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 26, 2006 at 3:00 am Comments Off on Rock Out at Download Festival with Guitar Hero

Going to the Download Festival? Like Guitar Hero? Good. Gibson Guitar, leading manufacturer of the world’s best guitars, is offering experienced PlayStation 2 Guitar Hero players the opportunity of a lifetime: to play the game on stage at the Download Festival, Donington Park, Castle Donington, June 9th – 11th 2006. This year’s Download Festival promises […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 25, 2006 at 1:00 pm Comments Off on Venezuela Against Mercenaries 2

Apparently, Venezuela hates Mercenaries 2. It’s only a small matter, where the game is based around bringing down a fictional Venezuelan “Tyrant”… According to the BBC (Via AP), President Hugo Chavez is a fanatical believer that the US is going to invade (The US says they aren’t) and all that jazz. He’s been against the […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 25, 2006 at 12:42 pm Comments Off on iGames – $40K (Cash and Prizes) on Offer

Got an iGames center near you? Go to it now. Well… When the press release tells you to…iGames, the world’s leading game center organization, today announced its first-ever Intel-sponsored competitions, comprising a 6-month series of tournaments and other special events to be held at 40+ iGames member centers across North America. With $40K in cash […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 25, 2006 at 12:39 pm Comments Off on GameShadow is Free!

GameShadow (That software that updates your games easier than you having to hunt on Fileplanet for a single patch that’s 384mb in size and 90% of the time downloads fine and then you realise you have the wrong one) is free…I’ve been a long-time user of GameShadow, paying the subscription and all that. It’s a […]

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Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 25, 2006 at 12:01 pm Comments Off on Wii – $250 or Less At Release

The Wii will be $250 or less on it’s release. That’s cheaper than the Xbox on release. or the PS3 ever will be (I jest, I jest)Following its overwhelming debut at E3 2006, Nintendo today announced the current fiscal year unit shipment forecast for its new home game system, Wii™. Nintendo also confirmed that the […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 25, 2006 at 11:31 am Comments Off on HL2EP1 Out June 1st

People on Steam can get HL2:E1 on the first of June. That’s not too far in the distance. Oh yes. And we have a trailer too…Valve®, developer of the blockbuster series Half-Life® and Counter-StrikeTM, announced Half-Life® 2: Episode One has gone gold. Episode One is the first in a trilogy of episodes that will conclude […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 24, 2006 at 2:02 pm Comments Off on Michel Ancel Q&A About Rayman Raving Rabbids On Wii

In another "Everyone has this because it’s on a press release" Q&A, Michel Ancel (No relation to Michael Aspel) from Ubi talks about the Wii version of Rayman Raving Rabbids. 1.As far as I know, you haven’t directly worked on a Rayman game in several years. Why return to the franchise now? The last Rayman […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On May 24, 2006 at 1:39 pm Comments Off on Gitaroo Man Lives! Lives!

It’s a Press Release of Two Halves… We have a trailer too! Gitaroo Man Lives! on the PSP will see the long awaited and highly anticipated return of one of the PS2’s most popular and critically acclaimed rhythm action games. This time players will get the opportunity to jam with the man and save the […]

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