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2:37 PM on 03.13.2008

19-year-old gamer/entrepreneur raises $3 million in financing for his site

WeGame.com - Gaming Videos You may not have heard of WeGame, but when 19-year-old Jared Kim starts using the $3 million in financing he's raised for his newest venture, I'm sure you'll hear more soon.His new site, a "You...

Dale North

12:07 AM on 02.04.2008

Screw your journalism: Why games blogging is nothing to be ashamed of

When I first started my career as a writer, I had one goal -- to be a videogaming journalist. I wanted to review games, specifically, for some major Web site like IGN or GameSpot. I wanted to write for magazines like Edge or ...

Jim Sterling

6:11 AM on 11.23.2007

Jeff Minter is a whiny emo: Complains about Frogger outselling Space Giraffe

This is hilarious. Jeff Minter, old school cult developer who recently released the trippy, arty and not-very-good Space Giraffe for Xbox Live Arcade has thrown a bitchfit over the aforementioned game's lacklustre sales. Beca...

Jim Sterling

9:28 AM on 09.17.2007

The real reason the Dreamcast failed

Some of us are still scratching our heads, wondering why Sega's Dreamcast failed. We could talk about it all day, and I don't know the real reasons, but I'd like to blame the owner of the fine collection pictured here. My jea...

Dale North

11:05 AM on 07.11.2007

Japan: No TV, let's play Wii

Japanese are ditching dramas and vetoing variety shows, leaving one remote on the coffee table in favor of another more entertaining one. We already knew that the Nintendo Wii prints money, but now it turns out that it has th...

Dale North

12:20 PM on 06.17.2007

Sony wants to rumble, but so far it's a fumble

It's not exactly an insider's secret that the PlayStation 3's lack of rumble has something to do with past licensing issues between Sony and Immersion Corp. After a settlement was reached back in February, it was ...

SRVSLPS





11:25 PM on 05.10.2007

Calling All Cars has arrived; PS3 gamers rejoice

PlayStation 3 fans rejoice; the wait is over. Calling All Cars is upon us. In a recent press release, Sony confirmed that it will indeed be released this Thursday (which was a few hours ago). Read on, and release those pent ...

SRVSLPS

11:03 AM on 04.23.2007

From Russia with love ... and confusion: Secret Agent Royal Jew?

As if it wasn't bad enough that we don't get all the cool Japanese games, there are now also Russian absurdities to kill puppies over. Secret Agent Royal Jew? How awesome does that sound! Even if the game was total c...

Niero Gonzalez

7:37 PM on 04.15.2007

Japanese discount bin games

In the U.S., if you were to buy from an importer, store or online, you'd find that that import games are marked up a bit to cover the store's cost of importing and handling, although some good deals can be found. Norm...

Dale North



Where's our copy of Kingdom Hearts 2: Final Mix?
by Faith
 
Kingdom Hearts 2: Final Mix has all American Kingdom Hearts fans weeping in their pillows every night with its Japan only release.
 
Sure we all could have lived with the fact that the new edition of Kingdom Hearts 2 was released in Japan only last month if the game had only contained the extra content for the KH2 US version, but Final Mix also contains a 3D version of Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, which was originally a 2D game on the Nintendo Gameboy Advance.
 
There is still no official word yet on whether this new version will be released in North America, but considering there is footage in the above trailer which contains English words, there could still be hope for us North Americans.
 
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1:42 PM on 03.20.2007

Acclaim: traditional game testing is dead

Nevermind robots and guys in third world countries stealing your game testing jobs -- the competition might soon include that snotty little 11 year old down the street. Acclaim's (lead guitarist?) David Perry is raising e...

Niero Gonzalez

11:02 AM on 02.08.2007

What? A Wii game you'll wanna play?

On the 22nd of this month, the lucky Japanese get their hands on Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn for the Wii, which is par for the course as Nintendo has been giving Japanese gamers all the love lately. If you weren't ...

Dale North