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THQ Loves Wii!

Awesome news of the day. THQ is thinking of implementing the Wiimote for their next wrestling game. FLIPPIN’ SWEET! Nintendo system is perfect antidote for overly serious games sector, argues Farrell THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell has offered a ringing endorsement of Nintendo’s next-generation Wii console, commending the Japanese giant’s back-to-basics approach to “fun” gaming as a welcome tonic […]

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Ken Kutaragi on PS3 Not Being for the Market

Ken Kutaragi on PS3 Not Being for the Market

Ken made a strange statement on what the PS3 is looking to captivate, and it’s NOT the market. Ken Kutaragi is the man behind the creation of the PS1, PS2, and the upcoming PS3. He is very well known for making some extremely bold statements, and his love of hardware achitecture/technology. Some people at Sony don’t agree with his vision […]

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Phoenix Wright: Justice for All Interview

Phoenix Wright: Justice for All Interview

Comic-con had a chance to get an interview on the making of Pheonix Wright: Justice for All:  Later this week at Comic-Con in San Diego, Capcom will present the first playable version of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Justice For All for the press and players to get their hands on. But being antsy and all, we couldn’t wait that long, […]

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Red Steel’s Multiplayer Plans

Red Steel’s multiplayer is confirmed, but Eypert’s comment makes us curious at what he is trying to point out.  An intriguing Red Steel multiplayer detail recently surfaced during GamePro’s interview with Ubisoft creative director Nicolas Eypert. When asked about the game’s multiplayer, Eypert had this to say: “[You’ll] have up to four players. If they play together in split screens […]

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Sudoku Creator Interview

Sudoku Creator Interview

Cubed3 interview the Sudoku creator of the popularity of Sudoku across the world.     Sudoku has already taken the world by storm, with people playing it as often as they used to do crosswords. It is so popular now that the puzzle craze has crossed over to the world of videogames, most notably in Sudoku Gridmaster and Dr. Kawashima’s […]

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Germany Game Convention to Show NEW Wii Titles

Mark your calendars for August 24th to the 27th.  A Germany Game Convention is being held, showing off new, unannounced titles that are currently scheduled for the Wii. First, the World Cup, and now this (far more important) unveiling of new Wii games; Germany gets all the good stuff. According to Nintendo: The Official Magazine (a European publication, to be […]

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Amazon Says PS3 More Popular Than Wii

Amazon quotes that the PS3 is winning the popularity vote over the Nintendo Wii.  If polls serve us correctly, then I DON’T THINK SO! Sony’s Playstation 3 is more popular than Wii according to customers at Amazon Japan. The overseas retail division of Amazon.com has published a graph that represents customer interest in each platform, with the 60GB PS3 edging […]

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Nintendo Fusion Tour 2006

Man,l the WII FOR FREE!  I definitely nned to go!  Show me the TICKETS! As gamers, you’re probably only concerned with music composed by Nobuo Uematsu or Michiru Yamane, when in fact there is a whole world of alternatives, good alternatives out there. So do yourself a bit of good, go out into that wide world (watch out for bears) […]

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SCi Sales and Games

SCi boasted an increase in profit and 19 titles for multiple platforms next year.  Officials from British publisher and Eidos Interactive parent company SCi (Tomb Raider, Hitman) have announced that the company expects to make full year pre-tax profits, before interest and amortization, of approximately £25 million ($45.5m). Following the acquisition of Eidos in May 2005, SCi itself became embroiled […]

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Aksys Games

Former Atlus USA members have formed Aksys Games, a new North American publisher. A new North American niche console publisher has emerged, in the form of Aksys Games, created in January 2006 by former Atlus USA project and business development manager Akibo Shieh. The company has just announced its first game, Eagle Eye Golf for the PlayStation 2, so Gamasutra […]

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EA’s Stock Exchange Plans

Stock exchange plans have been set by Electronic Arts, increasing by 25%. Documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday by Electronic Arts indicate that the company has modified its stock option plan to help compensate for its reduced stock price, according to a new report by TheStreet.com. Under the new plan, employees of Electronic Arts will be […]

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DS Headset in Japan Confirmed

Remember the article I posted a week ago.  It’s confirmed and shipping September 14th. Video Games Blogger (yes, that’s the site’s name) reports that at a “recent product fair in Japan,” Nintendo unveiled a microphone and headset for the Nintendo DS. Incidentally, the retail event this was announced at was the same one that announced Japan was next in line […]

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Comic-Con ’06 (Courtesy of 1UP)

Any comic-book games that you need more info on, then go here: The Comic-Con page is live! With the show kicking off Wednesday night in San Diego, we started thinking a couple months ago that it would be fun to make it a week long event on 1UP rather than just something where most of the good content gets lost […]

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David Jaffe’s “Story Element” Ditching

The last part of the article quoted on the Legend of Zelda being “planned out”:  Essentially, Jaffe sounds like he’s suffering from burn out, especially considering the several references throughout his rant made to development grind. Even while pointing out The Legend of Zelda as a good example of a single-player adventure game focused on playing rather than telling, he […]

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DS Sales Reflection

DS sales in June skyrocketed well over last June’s, selling New Super Mario Bros. for the most part.  In what Nintendo calls a “triumph for innovation,” Nintendo DS was the top selling video game system in June with just under 600,000 units, nearly doubling the second highest selling system for the month. New Super Mario Bros. also remained the highest selling […]

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