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5:45 PM on 01.08.2010

2K Boston changes its name back to Irrational Games

2K Boston? Fughedaboutit. The studio formerly known as Irrational Games is now once again Irrational Games. Game Informer reports that the studio discovered that its original name carried weight with people, registered on som...

Brad Nicholson

8:00 PM on 01.04.2010

Def Leppard to be in a game

Fun fact: Def Leppard is not a cat. Fun Fact: Def Leppard is slated to star in a videogame.Reuters is reporting that the band has penned an agreement with Primary Wave -- an interesting move for two reasons: (a) no one under ...

Brad Nicholson

8:30 PM on 12.15.2009

LBP: Water and Pirates DLC hitting December 22

It’s almost time to get wet in LittleBigPlanet. The oft-teased Water update and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" content are scheduled to hit PSN on December 22nd.We should add that these two bits are intertwined, a comb...

Brad Nicholson

6:40 PM on 12.15.2009

Call of Pripyat gets dated (for real this time)

Last time we checked in, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat was given a release month: February. Seeing as how that announcement was sent out, what, less than a week ago, today's "news" that the exact North American launch date ...

Jordan Devore

7:00 AM on 12.08.2009

Oh, the horror: This year's Spike VGAs won't have a host

While far from perfect, the Spike Video Game Awards are pretty much all we've got these days for our mainstream game award show coverage. People have been quick to point out how silly the show is, but personally, I wouldn't h...

Jordan Devore

8:40 AM on 12.04.2009

Skeleton confirmed for Tales of Monkey Island chapter 5

The Tales of Monkey Island series is rushing to a close December 8 with the release of “Rise of the Pirate God,” the fifth and final installment. No doubt some MI fans are experiencing confused feelings about this...

Brad Nicholson





1:20 AM on 11.25.2009

Roman Dirge hard at work on Vampire Puff Puff for iPhone

If you've never heard of Roman Dirge, you're about to. He's the creator of the brilliant comic book series, Lenore. Roman has been delighting the masses with his brand of spooky cuteness for years now, and he's about to grace...

Topher Cantler

8:00 AM on 11.24.2009

Square Enix set to work on the cinematics for Deus Ex 3

Eidos Montreal isn’t working on Deus Ex 3 alone. In a recent conversation with Edge, studio GM Stephane D’Astous revealed that Square Enix Tokyo is planning to handle the CGI cinematics for the upcoming follow-up ...

Brad Nicholson

9:00 AM on 11.23.2009

Bioware probably developing an original IP

Shocker: Bioware might be developing an original IP.According to once-Bioware producer Daniel Roy’s Linked In profile, the studio was working on an “unreleased original IP” between the January 2008 and June ...

Brad Nicholson

10:06 PM on 11.19.2009

Go Internet with PSP multiplayer: AdhocParty app hits

Late this afternoon, SCE made it possible to compete in Internet multiplayer matches while on the toilet. And it was as easy as offering US PSP owners a downloadable app that works around ad hoc functionality. The app is call...

Brad Nicholson

2:00 PM on 11.17.2009

Podtoid 125 records tonight: Butts, butts, butts

Senor Perrito del Burrito says: Anthony and Jim are not here this week. As such, tonight's episode of Podtoid will be hosted by one Aaron Linde, Esq. instead. Joining him will be Dr. Samit Sarkar, Warrior of the Arctic Brad N...

Topher Cantler

1:40 PM on 09.17.2009

Jon Bon Jovi supports Courtney Love's Guitar Hero 5 rage

Last week we learned how Courtney Love is planning to sue Activision for turning Kurt Cobain's corpse into a performing monkey in Guitar Hero 5. For some reason, she has a problem with Activision forcing a likeness of her dea...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 08.28.2009

Do YOU believe in the teapot?

I received a very cryptic email from Raskulls developer Halfbrick Studios recently. It consisted of nothing but the above image and a message asking me if I believe in the teapot. The image features a teapot-shaped version of...

Jim Sterling

9:20 AM on 08.03.2009

Snooker finally comes to the Wii in WSC Real 09

Now you may be asking yourself, "What the f*ck is Snooker?" That's a valid question, and the answer is that I have no idea. If I had to guess I'd say it's a knockoff candy bar, although it also kinda sounds like the...

Topher Cantler

10:20 AM on 07.14.2009

Murder, She Wrote gets a game ... I don't know why!

Who comes up with this stuff? I can't believe someone sat there and thought, "You know what? 2009 is the right time to announce a Murder, She Wrote game." Regardless, somebody has and now we have to deal with it, al...

Jim Sterling



Michael Jackson videogame in development 'for months' photo
Michael Jackson videogame in development 'for months'
by Jim Sterling

Holy crap! A post about Michael Jackson on a videogame blog that is actually relevant to videogames! That makes a nice change, doesn't it? It's being reported that Michael Jackson, otherwise known as the world's first real Splicer, has a posthumous game in the works.

Just after Jackson's death, rumors about a brand new videogame had started to occur. According to MCV, those rumors are actually true, and the title has been in development for several months. The relatively smooth criminal is said to have recorded speech for the game, which is being made by his own production company, MJJ Productions. 

It's allegedly scheduled for a Christmas 2009 release and is due to appear on "home consoles." It will also feature a range of famous hits from the late singer. In the meantime, you can check out all the latest developments about MJ on CNN, which should just be renamed the "Michael Jackson's Death Rape Channel" and feature anchors actually digging up and shagging his corpse, which is basically what they've done for the past two weeks anyway. 

Oh, and my prediction is that this game will get 10/10 across the board, no matter what its actual quality is.

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