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Blackly on Movie Video Games and Other News

Blackly on Movie Video Games and Other News

Blackly speaks out about movie-to-game tie-ins and why they are or aren’t successful. LOS ANGELES–Seamus Blackley has an impressive resume. He joined the game industry in the early 1990s, when he helped develop Ultima Underworld and System Shock at Looking Glass Studios. By the end of the decade, he was helping organize Microsoft’s Xbox launch team, and acted as the […]

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Red Steel Interactive Blog

Red Steel Interactive Blog

Club IGN has made developer fanbase blogs for everyone to see, and as you can see, the Red Steel team was the first Wii developers to blog.   Bonjour, My name is Marie-Sol Beaudry, producer of Red Steel here in the Ubisoft Paris studio. We’re excited to share bits of information here on the ongoing development of this Wii exclusive […]

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Remember Atari

I first had a Colecovision.  Okay, so that really isn’t Atari.  Well, let’s reminscence on video game stardom. On this day, June 27, 1972, a fellow named Nolan Bushnell founded a little company named Atari. A term from the traditional Japanese game Go, Atari roughly translates into “you are about to be engulfed.â€? And engulfed we were. Atari was the […]

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Hideo Kojima’s 20th

Hideo Kojima announced during this May’s Konami E3 press conference that this year, 2006, marks his twentieth anniversary in the games industry. Since his start at Konami in 1986, Kojima has produced and directed some of the games industry’s most influential titles. His first game, Metal Gear, is considered the first stealth-action videogame and birthed a genre that’s since spawned […]

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Ubisoft’s New Bulgarian Studio

Ubisoft’s studios are dominating the globe!  Of course, it certainly helps when you got hundreds of hundreds of talented programmers for making games. Ubisoft has opened a new development studio in Sofia, Bulgaria, drawing on an “exciting talent pool” of technical professionals in the area. The studio opened today with 21 members, 11 of which came from the Ubisoft Romania […]

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Wii Pre-paid Cards Possibility

This is a great idea, considering its success on the XBox Download Games. In a recent Wii presentation in Spain, Nintendo again put its new generation system in the hands of the people and opened itself up for questions from the Spanish press. Reported originally from Spanish website Vandal.net, Marketing Director for Nintendo of Spain Nico Wegnez represented the Big […]

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Multiple GoNintendo Subjects June 28th

Multiple GoNintendo Subjects June 28th

Shaberu! DS Website (Cooking Title): http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ds/a4vj/index.html My favorite read of the day: the Gamecube Analysis: http://www.gamedaily.com/features/?id=1046 SkipBo/Uno/Uno Free For All Coming to DS Frisbee Disc Freestyle/Frisbee Disc Golf Coming to DS Another Miyamoto Interview: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=107959 Final Fantasy III Character Descriptions: http://www.siliconera.com/2006/06/26/the-characters-of-final-fantasy-iii/ Final Fantasy III Screens: http://jeux-france.com/blog103245_Blakguy Harlem Globetrotters World Tour Coming to DS Princess Natasha Coming to DS Wiffle Ball […]

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Mercury Interview

The future looks brighter and brighter as the possibility of the Mercury series on the Wii looks quite apparant.  In an interview about their upcoming PSP game Pro-G asks the creators of Mercury Meltdown the following: Pro-G: The PlayStation 3 and Wii controllers seem well suited to the Mercury gameplay. Do you have any ideas for games on those systems? […]

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Need For Speed: Carbon Actors/Actresses

Need For Speed: Carbon Actors/Actresses

If the storyline is reminiscent of Most Wanted’s, then I will be a very happy camper. A list has popped up with a rundown of some of the actors rumored to lend their talents to Need for Speed: Carbon. The only confirmed cast member as of now is – Emmanuelle Vaugier ( Two and a Half Men, Smallville ) who […]

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Time Crisis Wii

Time Crisis Wii

Now, we also need a Crisis Zone Wii!  That would be even better!   Namco Bandai has officially announced it will create three Wii Games during the first phase of the new Nintendo console’s life-cycle, with two unannounced projects lining up behind the worryingly interesting horse-racing sim Final Furlong. At time of press there’s no word on what is to […]

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Nintendo Retailer Meeting Tomorrow

There could be a possible meeting tomorrow morning.  Boy, I’m going to loose a LOT of sleep over this!  Japanese retailers seem to be on a roll lately, at least when it comes to breaking news stories. Just yesterday reports came in from retailers on a Pink DS Lite, many hours before Nintendo made an official announcement. Now those same […]

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New Bleach Screens for Wii

New Bleach Screens for Wii

http://www.nintendowiifanboy.com/2006/06/28/bleach-wii-info-and-screens/

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Red Steel Perks

This game keeps getting more fine-tuned and fine-tuned.  I can’t wait to play the finished product.  Mathieu Minel, head of Marketing for Nintendo France, listed some of the positives and negatives he saw when it came to his play time on Red Steel. Thanks to Fredrick for the translation! * Positive Points : – – Incredible design for a non-Japanese […]

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Milon’s Star Paradise

Milon’s Star Paradise

Man, one of the best games for the NES was Milon’s Secret Castle.  So, I guess you can say that I am definitely giddy about this game!  Play the demo: http://milon.jp/taiken/index.html Link: http://milon.jp/taiken/index.html  

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Diner Dash for DS?

I haven’t played the PC game, but anything that is casual and non-gamerish deserves a DS romp in the “Touch Generations” category.  – Eidos announced that it has signed a deal with PlayFirst to publish the popular casual PC game Diner Dash for handheld consoles. The game will be released for the PSP, Nintendo DS, and Game Boy Advance in […]

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