Golden Joystick Nominees

The most popular annual British Gaming Awards Show, The Golden Joystick, just announced today, its nominees for the best in video games. The game will be held in the Park Lane Hilton Hotel in London on October 27th. Here are all of the nominees. Favorite Character Award Agent 47 (Hitman: Blood Money) Alyx Vance (Half-Life: Episode 1)Lara Croft (Tomb Raider: Legend) Mario (Mario Kart DS, New Super Mario Bros.)Prince of Persia (Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones)... 

EA Signs Six Year Deal with PGA Tour and Tiger Woods

Electronic Arts has come to an agreement with the PGA Tour to keep its license and continue to create the Tiger Woods PGA Tour Video Games for another six years until 2012. EA has also come to an agreement with Tiger Woods, so that the game will be in his name with his picture on the cover over the next six years. EA, Woods, and the PGA Tour have been teaming up for the last 15 years to create PGA Tour video games for the major consoles. The newest PGA Tour... 

JJ Redick Gets 2K7 College Basketball Cover

JJ Redick, the Duke NCAA basketball star who was recently drafted into the NBA in the 2006 Draft, has just gotten the cover of 2k Sports’ newest college basketball game, College Basketball 2K7. Redick, who was rafted by the Orlando Magic, will be on the cover of the game, as well as help market it in commercials as well at a number of live events. The game was announced that it would be coming to the PS2, XBOX 360, XBOX, and now the PS3. It is not likely... 

Those Involved in XBOX Murder Convicted

This is just a quick news update. The three men who were accused of slaying numerous people over an XBOX have been convicted and will be facing either death by injection or life in prison. We will let you know when everything pans out and all the information has been gathered and released to the press. We have previously covered this news story so more information can be found in the archives.  Read More →

Microsoft Plans to Ship 13-15 Million XBOX 360 Consoles in Next 12 Months

Microsoft has enjoyed great sales with the XBOX 360 for the 10 months it has been out and as the competition begins to roll out their next generation consoles, Microsoft has just announced its plans to ship 13-15 more consoles within the next 12 months. The next few months will be a crucial time in the gaming industry. The Playstation 3 and the Nintendo Wii will both enter the market and competition will be stiff between the three next generation consoles,... 

DDR and Disney Team Up Again

DDR has teamed up with Disney to launch the plug and play Dance Dance Revolution Disney Mix. What does “plug and play” mean? Well, no video game console is needed to play this game. It is the second “plug and play” game Konami has created for the DDR series. The game pad plugs directly into your television set. This newest game will features dozen of Disney songs including “Mickey Mouse March”, “Its a Small World”,... 

Warning: Dead Rising Very Violent

This is just a quick news alert that the game Dead Rising, where users can kill and mutilate zombies, is one of the most violent games of the year. In fact, it is so violent that it has not received a rating in Germany and rumor has it that the country has banned the game. This is also a warning to all gamers: Do no rent or buy the game if you take offense to very violent and gory games.  Read More →

New Bond Game in the Works

Treyarch, a subdivision of Activison Games, has been developing a number of high profile high budget in the games from the Spider Man series of games as well as Call of Duty 3 for the next generation consoles and now, Treyarch has been assigned to produce the newest Bond game. Tryarch is currently hiring and looking for talented individuals to help design and create the Bond game and mentioned next generation consoles in the job post bud did not specify on... 

EA Announces Hall of Fame version of Madden 07

The Hall of Fame Version of the very popular Madden NFL Football Game, the only realistic football simulation video game with NFL players, has just been confirmed for the 2007 version of the game for the Playstation 2 and XBOX 360. The game will be in stores on August 22nd and will retail at $59.99 for the Playstation 2 and $69.99 for the XBOX 360 ($10 more than the price of the standard version which also can be found in stores on the 22nd). The Hall of... 

NHL O7 Features International Soundtrack

The soundtrack for the new EA Sports NHL Hockey game has just been announced and it features a number of International titles. The game will be released this September for every major console except the Wii and Playstation 3. The soundtrack features artists from the US, Canada, New Zealand, Finland, and Sweden. Here is the complete list of tracks:Anti-Flag / This Is the End (For You My Friend) / Pittsburgh, PA Bloodpit / Platitude / Tampere, FinlandCute Is...