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Rock Band: 360/PS3 – 23 NOV 2007 for $170, PS2 – 10 DEC 2007 for $160

Posted by inpheaux on September 28th, 2007 at 5:05 pm

Well, prices and dates are finally out, and frankly I'm pretty disappointed. Hear me out, OK. Sure, $170 is way better than $200, but there's only one version, they're making you buy a full set of Guitar, Drum Kit and Mic. I have absolutely zero interest in the Drums and Mic. Sorry guys, I just […]

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Nintendo @ E3 2007 – Numbers, Dates, the Zapper and … a Scale?

Posted by inpheaux on July 11th, 2007 at 12:59 pm

I like Nintendo Press Conferences because you can generally summarize them pretty easily. Numbers: Shocking news - Reggie loves his charts & graphs and Nintendo is totally dominating everything when it comes to numbers. The DS now makes up a quarter of the console market, and somehow the GBA is refusing to give up its […]

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Bioware & Sega team up for a Sonic DS RPG

Posted by inpheaux on June 21st, 2007 at 12:21 pm

. . . . . What? No, seriously. What? "SEGA© of America, Inc., SEGA® Europe, Ltd., and Canada-based developer studio BioWare® Corp. today announced a partnership to create a new video game based on the classic SEGA flagship icon Sonic The Hedgehog. The exact name of the game is undetermined, and it will ship in […]

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Smash Bros. Dojo website launches

Posted by inpheaux on May 22nd, 2007 at 3:00 am

For the past month or so, Nintendo has had a teaser page up at SmashBros.com, telling us amazing new things would be coming. It's up finally, but it's just a bit underwhelming compared to the nuclear strike launched by Blizzard over the weekend. The new "Smash Bros. Dojo" features - as rumored - updates every […]

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Metapost: WordPress upgraded to 2.2

Posted by inpheaux on May 21st, 2007 at 12:43 pm

You probably don't care about this, but just to keep you all informed, I wanted to announce that I upgraded WordPress - the software that makes DPad Go - last night from some ancient version to 2.2, which was released last week. I did some dev-server testing before rolling out to production, and didn't come […]

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Apocalypse sign #23,098 – “Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games”

Posted by inpheaux on March 28th, 2007 at 7:11 am

It is finally happening. After years and years of bitter rivalry, a Mario / Sonic crossover game is finally happening. We don't have tons of information, but it looks like Nintendo and Sega got a hold of a license for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and have taken the opportunity to pit their two top […]

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EA announces Wing Commander Arena (but don’t get excited)

Posted by inpheaux on February 24th, 2007 at 7:01 am

Earlier this week, there were reports that the ESRB had issued a rating for an unexpected title from EA: "Wing Commander Arena". It told us that it was from EA, it had fantasy violence, and it would be on the 360. The internet, of course, exploded with fanboy speculation. Is it going to be a […]

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Gamespot deploys all-360 advertising for their PS3 subsection

Posted by inpheaux on November 30th, 2006 at 6:59 pm

Sometimes these things just write themselves. Today, Gamespot unveiled a new overbearing gigantic ad-filled version of one of their pages. This is nothing new, and isn't the punchline. Most of us remember the glory that was McIGN, but I feel this goes a step (or seventeen) too far. The page in question was their PS3 […]

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Sam & Max’s triumphant return to gaming now available

Posted by inpheaux on October 17th, 2006 at 10:40 am

As promised, the long-awaited new Sam & Max game will be available today. Unfortunately, it's temporarily exclusive to the North-America-Only GameTap subscription gaming service thing. Their exclusivity ends on 1 NOV 2006, when you'll be able to buy the first episode straight from TellTale Games' website. This means you won't be seeing a review of […]

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The Jack Thompson Comedy Tour continues: Bully cleared for release

Posted by inpheaux on October 16th, 2006 at 4:35 pm

Last week, our good friend Jack Thompson was cheering and patting himself on the back when he got a Florida appellate court to force Take Two to give them a copy of Bully to review as part of his hilarious several-month crusade against the game. Well, they did. The Judge watched, and while he wasn't […]

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