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10:44 PM on 12.30.2007

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

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...

Jim Sterling





11:05 AM on 11.16.2007

Videogame conventions II: Hand-me-down

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...

Leigh Alexander

7:52 AM on 11.14.2007

IGN modifies Assassin's Creed review after Destructoid's report (update)

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...

Jim Sterling

2:37 PM on 11.13.2007

BioShock is NEVER coming to PS3, never ever ever: 2K crushes the dream

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...

Jim Sterling

7:23 PM on 11.04.2007

Force your filthy children off the Xbox 360 with technology

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...

Jim Sterling

11:21 PM on 10.25.2007

What Cooking Mama should have been? Hell's Kitchen game announced

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...

SRVSLPS

5:53 PM on 10.21.2007

Hands-on with Dynasty Warriors 6: Was fighting through cosplayers worth it?

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...

Jim Sterling

3:26 PM on 10.19.2007

Hold your Hadoukens: Street Fighter IV is more than a year away

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...

Jim Sterling

2:01 PM on 09.24.2007

Another original IP on the Wii bites the dust: Pollen Sonata cancelled

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 ...

Jim Sterling

8:43 PM on 09.15.2007

Television is morally superior to videogames ... says a television station boss

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...

Jim Sterling

9:25 AM on 09.13.2007

Phishers target Xbox Live members in the US and UK

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...

Dale North

10:25 AM on 09.05.2007

Don't Cry: Devil May Cry 4 to be a bit kinder, says producer

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...

Dale North





10:38 AM on 08.28.2007

Banning videogames = social utopia? David Cameron believes so

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...

Jim Sterling

3:22 PM on 08.24.2007

This is getting conSKUsing: Best Buy lists Core System with HDMI

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...

Nick Chester

10:27 AM on 08.17.2007

PETA's game of the year candidate: Super Chick Sisters

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...

Jim Sterling

9:17 AM on 08.15.2007

Lucky little tosspot gets BioShock a week before release date

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, ...

Jim Sterling