Archive for February, 2008

Posted By Justin Lee On February 25, 2008 at 11:43 am Comments Off on MLG Map to Appear in the Upcoming Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Game

Looks like you will be able to shoot up an MLG event in the upcoming Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Vegas 2.Today Major League Gaming (MLG), the professional videogame league, announced its collaboration with Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, on the development of the highly anticipated Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Vegas 2.The […]

Posted By Justin Lee On February 25, 2008 at 11:38 am Comments Off on Take-Two Interactive Rejects Electronic Arts Offer

Easy come easy go I guess in the world of business, the Board of Directors of Take-Two Interactive Software has rejected the proposal as inadequate.The Board of Directors of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) to acquire Take-Two for $26.00 per share […]

Posted By Justin Lee On February 25, 2008 at 10:54 am Comments Off on Updated wiEout HD Fact Sheet

Sony Computer Entertainment America has updated the fact sheet for wipEout HD for the Playstation 3.Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.Developer: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (Studio Liverpool)Platform: PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment systemGenre: Action-Oriented RacingPlayers: Single-player, 2 to 8 players via wireless multiplayer connectivityLaunch Date: TBARating: “RP” for Rating PendingOVERVIEWGet ready to race at blazing speeds […]

Posted By Justin Lee On February 25, 2008 at 10:39 am Comments Off on EA Makes a Bid for Take-Two Interactive

Electronic Arts made a bid for Take-Two Interactive, the all-cash merger would be valued at approximately $2.0 billion. Electronic Arts Inc. ("EA") (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that it has proposed to acquire Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. ("Take-Two") (NASDAQ: TTWO) in an all-cash merger valued at approximately $2.0 billion.EA’s proposal of $26 per share in cash […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On February 22, 2008 at 12:23 pm Comments Off on Xbox LIVE Arcade Award Winners Named

Bomberman Live gets the top honours. No surprises there… At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2008 today, Microsoft Corp. celebrated the success of its industry-leading Xbox LIVE Arcade platform with the inaugural Xbox LIVE Arcade Awards. In January, more than 26,000 people voted for their favourite Xbox LIVE Arcade games, and this week Microsoft announced […]

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Posted By Malcolm Owen On February 22, 2008 at 12:20 pm Comments Off on Wii Shop Channel Releases for Europe

Yes, the usual point-selling release-fest has a second helping, but for Europe this time. Street Gangs and Adventure Island get the VC treatment…Get ready to street fight this week as Street Gangs™ launches on Virtual Console. Follow high school students Alex and Ryan on their quest across River City to rescue Ryan’s girlfriend, Cyndi, from […]

Posted By Justin Lee On February 21, 2008 at 9:24 am Comments Off on Sega Reveals Details of Upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines Video Game

SEGA has announced that they are developing Aliens: Colonial Marines developed by Gearbox Software for the Windows PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 for late 2008.SEGA® of America Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today revealed details of the highly-anticipated squad-based first-person shooter video game, Aliens: Colonial Marines™. Licensed through an exclusive agreement with Twentieth Century […]

Posted By Justin Lee On February 21, 2008 at 7:05 am Comments Off on Commodore 64 Games Headed to the Wii Virtual Console

The Wii is now going super classic gaming; Commodore 64 games. Headed to the Wii Virtual console will be classics like: International Karate and Uridium.Already a firm favourite with Wii owners, Virtual Console is once again expanding its catalogue, this time with the addition of a whole new games format. Later this year, Wii owners […]

Posted By Justin Lee On February 21, 2008 at 6:49 am Comments Off on Dead Space Video Game Comic Book Cover Revealed

Play the game, read the comic. Electronic Arts and Image comics today revealed the first cover of the recently announced comic book series based on the survival horror video game Dead Space. Electronic Arts and Image Comics today announced a new comic book series based upon the upcoming original survival horror video game; Dead Space™. […]

Posted By Justin Lee On February 20, 2008 at 12:19 pm Comments Off on Microsoft 2008 Line Up Announced at GDC, Including Gears of War 2 for November 2008

Big news from the GDC 2008 gamers, Mcirosoft has just confirmed that Gears of War 2 will be on the Xbox 360 this November 2008, along with some other games mentioned in the keynote including Fable 2 and Too Human.Today at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2008, Microsoft Corp. provided an exciting glimpse at what […]