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Games of the week for 12/30/07: Screw Call of Duty 4 on Veteran edition


Dec 30
// Jim Sterling
Seriously, who was the crackhead who decided that Veteran mode was even remotely fun to play? It's not even worth completing the levels for 40 gamerpoints a pop. In fact, I'd rather cut out my own eyes and shove them up my ar...
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Videogame conventions II: Hand-me-down


Nov 16
// Leigh Alexander
I am the Hero of Legend.Long have been my travails in a vast and mysterious world, an environment largely hostile to me. When I departed the tiny, peaceable village where I spent the whole of my childhood as a mere farming bo...
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IGN modifies Assassin's Creed review after Destructoid's report (update)


Nov 14
// Jim Sterling
Yesterday I posted a report that IGN had critically slammed the PS3 version of Assassin's Creed, claiming the framerate issues were so bad, they affected the gameplay and that the former Sony exclusive fared poorly in compari...
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BioShock is NEVER coming to PS3, never ever ever: 2K crushes the dream


Nov 13
// Jim Sterling
A fresh rumor has been flying around that BioShock would be heading to the PlayStation 3 in 2008, no doubt sparking off fanboy flamewars up and down the Internet. Well, 2K Games has decided to squash those rumors in a most br...
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Force your filthy children off the Xbox 360 with technology


Nov 04
// Jim Sterling
The Xbox 360 fall update is on its way, and it's doubtless that millions of Internet Matlocks are already complaining about the hidden evils that Microsoft will smuggle onto connected consoles everywhere. One evil that will n...
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What Cooking Mama should have been? Hell's Kitchen game announced


Oct 25
// SRVSLPS
With the popularity of Cooking Mama, it was only a matter of time before somebody came up with the "grand" idea of giving the most entertaining chef on television his own game to punish us with. Announced for someti...
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Hands-on with Dynasty Warriors 6: Was fighting through cosplayers worth it?


Oct 21
// Jim Sterling
As promised, I attended the London Expo today with one thing on my mind -- Koei. My head full of giddy delights (and a lingering flu virus), I hopped onto the Docklands Light Railway and shook my head as I realized that I'd b...
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Hold your Hadoukens: Street Fighter IV is more than a year away


Oct 19
// Jim Sterling
I had to laugh when I saw the announcement of Street Fighter IV, thinking that this 'fourth' game was more like the millionth (without hyperbole). I do admit it's refreshing to see a Street Fighter title not followed by a cha...
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Another original IP on the Wii bites the dust: Pollen Sonata cancelled


Sep 24
// Jim Sterling
With Project H.A.M.M.E.R already cancelled and games like Disaster: Day of Crisis and Sadness going very quiet, the future for original franchises on the Wii looks pretty damn bleak. It's a tragedy then, that a true original ...
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Television is morally superior to videogames ... says a television station boss


Sep 15
// Jim Sterling
If you want to truly define the term 'biased,' perhaps you might want to take a look at ITV executive Michael Grade, who has made the ridiculous claim that television is morally superior to videogames. The boss of one of Brit...
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Phishers target Xbox Live members in the US and UK


Sep 13
// Dale North
Some Xbox Live users are being targeted by phishers according to posts on the Xbox forums. The sneaky criminals, posing as Xbox Support, are sending out a scam email in attempts to access the user information of members in th...
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Don't Cry: Devil May Cry 4 to be a bit kinder, says producer


Sep 05
// Dale North
Kinder? Maybe, but don't expect the upcoming PS3 and Xbox 360 game to be any easier than the controller-crushing Devil May Cry 3. Producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi tells Eurogamer in a recent interview that Devil May Cry 4 may be a...
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Banning videogames = social utopia? David Cameron believes so


Aug 28
// Jim Sterling
David Cameron, leader of the British Conservative Party and Gordon Brown's biggest challenger for the position of Prime Minister today detailed worrying plans for a rather sinister sounding "social covenant," a soci...
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This is getting conSKUsing: Best Buy lists Core System with HDMI


Aug 24
// Nick Chester
Can somebody, somewhere please admit that releasing multiple console SKUs is a set up for disaster? Haven't we learned by now that confusing customers and/or insulting their intelligence by offering sloppy, under-equipped pac...
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PETA's game of the year candidate: Super Chick Sisters


Aug 17
// Jim Sterling
If you felt that your game library lacked the whiny melodrama that only PETA can provide, you can fear no longer, for Super Chick Sisters has you covered. The premise is an absolute winner -- you play as one of two chicks, ea...
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Lucky little tosspot gets BioShock a week before release date


Aug 15
// Jim Sterling
A little bit of fun from the NeoGaf forums. A user posted a picture of his newly purchased Xbox 360 elite with a copy of Madden 08 and ... is that ... BioShock? Yes, apparently he wandered into a Toys R' Us and there it was, ...






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