Archive for September, 2007

Posted By Justin Lee On September 22, 2007 at 2:10 pm Comments Off on New Car Pack Released for Forza Motosport 2

Just in case you are more into racing games than all the Halo 3 hype, Microsoft has released a new car pack for Forza Motorsport 2 for just 400 Microsoft Points. What better way to break from counting down the hours until Halo 3 than to get behind the wheel of more than 10 brand […]

Posted By Justin Lee On September 22, 2007 at 2:07 pm Comments Off on Halo 3 TV Coverage Starting Today

Halo 3 game pre-game launch will start today on the Comedy Central channel with an celebrity-filled Halo 3 party in Las Vegas, on Monday the 24th will be Master Chief Wax Museum figure during the 207 MTV Video Music Awards and on the same day Spike TV Game Head episode will host a live feed […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On September 14, 2007 at 2:23 pm Comments Off on Stranglehold About to Grip Europe

John Woo takes on Europe. Midway Games Ltd, a subsidiary of Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer today announced that Stranglehold™, for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, is now shipping to retail across Europe. Featuring duel-wielding, stunt-laden gameplay, incredible environmental destruction and a multiplayer […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On September 13, 2007 at 5:31 pm Comments Off on Steam Community Launched

Steam fans (Steam Punks?) are going to be happy, now that they can communicate over Steam itself, in or out of games! Huzzah! After a successful trial period, Valve is proud to announce the public launch of the Steam community features, an expansive set of social networking and online multiplayer features available for free on […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On September 13, 2007 at 5:25 pm Comments Off on Project Gotham Racing 4 Gone Gold

Project Gotham Racing 4 (PGR4 to it’s close friends, fans and parents) has gone gold. Not that you’d notice, what with the whole Halo 3 media circus going on. Anyway, if you like driving, you should be interested in this…Microsoft Game Studios and Bizarre Creations today announced that “Project Gotham Racing 4” (“PGR 4”), the […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On September 13, 2007 at 5:20 pm Comments Off on Car 40 In Dover 400 Nextel Cup Blessed By Master Chief

So. Yeah. Halo 3 is coming out. And there’s marketing work to be done. Weirdly, that involves sponsoring a car… Target, Microsoft and Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that the No. 40 car will feature an exclusive "Halo 3"-themed paint scheme during the Dover 400 Nextel Cup Series race at Dover […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On September 12, 2007 at 2:01 pm Comments Off on Penguins Arena Wins Intel Contest Prize, Released

Penguin First Person Shooter. More like Quack than Quake then… Today Frogames, an independant video games developer, announced that Penguins Arena – Sedna’s World, an innovating, exciting, funny and colorfull FPS, has arrived.And this game gets what it takes: Penguins Arena is a prize-winner of the Intel® Game Demo Contest among 145 entries from 29 […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On September 12, 2007 at 1:56 pm Comments Off on 1.5M Euro EU Funding for Games

Apparently gaming is a big industry. There’s tons of money involved. Cue the European Union setting up a fund, so they can get in on the action and say that they were involved. Still, free money for Developers… For the first time the European Commission has created a funding mechanism specificly aimed at game development […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On September 12, 2007 at 1:52 pm Comments Off on Guitar Hero II Song Pack Downloads Hit 650,000 Downloads

That is a lot of music… Downloadable Xbox 360 video game song packs for Activision, Inc.’s (Nasdaq:ATVI) Guitar HeroTM II hit multi-platinum status with more than 650,000 downloads through Xbox LIVE Marketplace® in less than five months, as defined by the music industry’s RIAA. Each downloadable pack contains three individual songs. Individual songs combined have […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On September 11, 2007 at 5:11 pm Comments Off on Pre-Order the Orange Box on Steam, Get on the TF2 Beta

Valve are opening up the pre-orders to the Orange Box. That’s Half-Life 2, EP1, EP2, Portal and Team Fortress 2. Not only is there a 10% discount on Steam, but you also get to play Team Fortress 2 from the 17th of September… The Orange Box, penned by as "the package which could legitimately […]