Archive for November, 2006

Posted By Justin Lee On November 30, 2006 at 9:24 am Comments Off on 60 Second Teaser Ad for Halo 3 Next Week

Get your PVR, Tivo, heck even a VCR will do for the Halo 3 reader commercial. Not to worry if you just own an Xbox 360 and no cable, the ad will be for download in the Xbox Live Marketplace shortly after it airs. For now, you can drool at a still capture from the […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 30, 2006 at 9:16 am Comments Off on Ken Kutaragi Steps Aside After Poor Playstation 3 Launch

Major shortages and lack luster launch titles may have caused Ken Kutaragi, the develop of Sony’s PlayStation game console to step aside. Ken Kutaragi, the developer of Sony Corp.’s PlayStation game console, stepped aside from day-to-day management of the unit after production delays forced the company to slash shipment targets.Kaz Hirai, head of the U.S. […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 29, 2006 at 11:14 am Comments Off on Big Bumpin Fact Sheet

You’ve been in a bumper car before, right? It’s a simple concept: You drive around and smash into people. But in Big Bumpin’, there’s a catch. These bumper cars come with big hazards like surprise saws, bottomoless pits, and ice patches that let you dole out bumps so bumptastic we hesitate to even call them […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 29, 2006 at 11:13 am Comments Off on Sneak King Fact Sheet

The game is Sneak King, and the object is surprise. Now’s your chance to step into the royal shoes of the King himself as you silently unleash hot sandwiches on the hungry citizens of this famished world. All of your covert gaming skills will be put to the test as you take on the role […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 29, 2006 at 11:10 am Comments Off on Pocketbike Racer Fact Sheet

Welcome to the wild world of pocketbike racing: The tiniest and most back-breaking of motorsports. Swing your leg over your Pocketbike Racer and experience the exhilaration only a knee-high motorcycle can provide.It might look a bit ridiculous, but being this low to the ground does have its advantages. You have a lower center of gravity, […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 29, 2006 at 10:53 am Comments Off on Burger King and Microsoft Release Three Video Games for the Xbox and Xbox 360

I’d like 3 Xbox / Xbox 360 games with my Big King Combo please… Just in time for the holidays, BURGER KING is selling 3 new Xbox games for only $3.99 USD ($4.99 CAD) each when you buy any Value Meal. There’s the low-riding motorcycle action of Pocketbike Racer, the bone-jarring bumper car crashes of […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 29, 2006 at 6:27 am Comments Off on Texas Hold 'Em Update on Xbox 360 Live Arcade

Microsoft sends word of the first update of Texas Hold Em for the Xbox 360 Live Arcade.This week on Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday we offer a full-featured update to one of the most popular titles on the service – Texas Hold ‘em. We’ve listened to our community and as a result, a host of features […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 28, 2006 at 5:24 pm Comments Off on Mad Catz Announces Arcade GameStick for the Xbox 360 and PC

Mad Catz Interactive has announced a very cool joystick for you hard core arcade fans, it works with the Xbox 360 and PC!Mad Catz Interactive, Inc., a leading third party video game accessory provider, announced today that its Arcade GameStick(TM) for Xbox Live Arcade, Xbox 360(TM) and PC will ship to major US retailers for […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 28, 2006 at 6:36 am Comments Off on 600,000 Nintendo Wii's Sold So Far

Nintendo is off to a great start with 600,000 Nintendo Wii’s sold since launch last week.Built on a foundation of pure fun, Nintendo’s new Wii video game system sold through to more than 600,000 consumers in the Americas in just its first eight days of availability. That’s a rate of nearly one per second continuously […]

Posted By Justin Lee On November 27, 2006 at 7:42 am Comments Off on First Screenshots of Bubble Bobble Double Shot on the Nintendo DS

Rising Star Games has released the first set of screens from its upcoming Nintendo DS title, Bubble Bobble Double Shot. Developed in Japan, Bubble Bobble Double Shot will be a respectful return to the series’ roots, distilling the essence of Bubble Bobble onto the DS whilst introducing a smattering of non-intrusive additions to the classic […]