Wiictory, or not ?

Well, the launch rush is over, and the dust is now clearing. Who can declare themselves the winner of the holiday season ? Let’s take a look at the numbers. Between November 19 and December 31, more than 1.1 million Nintendo Wii systems were sold in the US. Thats almost double the approximately 687,300 PlayStation 3 systems bought after its launch on November 17 through the end of the year. In contrast, approximately 607,000 Xbox 360s were sold in... 

Sony says you can’t import

Well, the precedent is now set. Sony has successfully sued a grey market import company. Lik-Sang has officially closed their doors after the High Court of London ruled in Sonys’ favor. Sony has now been able to establish that it is unlawful to import Sony products, namely the PS2, PS3, and PSP to other territories without consent from Sony. Lik-Sang is currently still available at www.lik-sang.com, and still seems to have a functional webiste. I... 

Games Shipping This Week

Here is a list of the games that are listed to be shipped throughout the next 7 days: October 8thScarface: Money. Power. Respect. (PSP)Scarface: The World Is Yours (PC, PS2, Xbox) October 9thClubhouse Games (DS)Hannah Montana (DS)DIRT – Origin of the Species (PC)Dual Sudoku (PC)Family Feud (GBA, PS2)Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (PS2)Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade (PC)Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 (PS2, PSP) October 10thAvatar: The Last Airbender... 

Trek on ! Bethedas games on “trek” for release

Bethesda Softworks shipped out the first of a three games based on the Star Trek series. First released was Star Trek: Encounters, PlayStation 2 title developed by 4J Studios. The arcade style space combat game will allow players to engage in battles taken from all five Star Trek television shows: the original series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise. On October 24, Star Trek: Tactical Assault will ship for the PlayStation Portable... 

MTV steps into gaming ?

I’m not sure how to take this next piece of news. For the gaming industry, can it be good ? Or will it be another painful demise to a pretty productive developer ? Only time will tell now. I know, you’re thinking to yoursef, “Umm.. just tell us already !”. Well then, here ya go; MTV is set to buy up the Guitar Hero devloper, Harmonix Music Systems. This move will put MTVs parent company, Viacom, a step closer to gaming. This isn’t... 

Are there ever enough games ?

That is the question you’ll want to ask the vendors at the 2006 Tokyo Game Show (TGS). There will a whopping 537 games being shown this year. This beats last years showing of 516 games. You can view the full list at the TGS homepage, here.  Read More →

Konami TGS 2006 Lineup

Konami has released it’s lineup to be shown at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show (TGS). WiiElebits Nintendo DSMahjong Kakutou Club DSLunar KnightsWinning Eleven DSCastlevania: Portrait of RuinOtogi Juushi AkazukinLost in Blue 2 PlayStation 3Coded Arms AssaultMahjong Kakutou ClubMetal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots PSPMahjong Fight Club Zenkoku Taisen VersionMetal Gear Solid: Portable OpsMetal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic NovelWinning Eleven 10: Ubiquitous... 

Square Enix TGS 2006 – Lineup announced

Square-Enix has announced its lineup for the 2006 Tokyo Game Show. The next-gen Final Fantasy will also be shown, but only in video form. Here’s a breakdown of their TGS lineup: Playable Demos Chocobo no Mahou Ehon -DS Dragon Quest Monsters – Mobile Dragon Quest Monsters Joker – DS Dragon Quest: Fushigi na Dungeon – Mobile Final Fantasy III – DS Final Fantasy XI – PS2, X360 Front Mission 2089 – Mobile Pokemate... 

Justice League Unlocks Aquaman

Warner Bros. has announced that Aquaman will be an unlockable character in the upcoming superhero brawler Justice League Heroes. Aquaman has the power to trap enemies in a whirlpool, use the sword of Atlantis, and a water shield for protection. Justice League Heroes will be released this fall on PS2, Xbox, PSP, GBA and DS.  Read More →

Scarface Soundtrack Announced

A lot of soundtracks have been announced in recent days and we have posted some of them here at Video Game News. Today, we have the a partial list of the soundtrack that will be featured in the much anticipated Scarface game, based on the wildly popular mafia movie series. The soundtrack will feature dozens of the most popular songs from the eightys from musical artists such as Run DMC, public Enemy, Rick James, Johnny Cash, Iggy Pop, Grandmaster Flash and...