Games: Console News


Jumper Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 23, 2008 3:17am PST

Hexus has a brief Jumper Q&A, asking Brash Entertainment people about their movie based game coming to XBox 360, Wii and PlayStation 2.


Disney World Testing Nintendo DS Tour Guides

By Aaron Linde, Jan 21, 2008 3:49pm PST

The Walt Disney World resort is currently testing the use of the Nintendo DS as a Wi-Fi-enabled interactive guide, map and informational tool for...


"The wishlist functionality might be pretty sweet. If you could spend time checklisting all ..."

- cornchak see all 4 comments

Supreme Commander on Xbox 360 Preview

By Chris Remo, Jan 18, 2008 8:00am PST

Despite the modern real-time strategy game being heavily defined by Techno Soft's Genesis game Herzog Zwei, most console takes on the genre have...


"i hope they end up putting some type of mouse ball control with the next generation of console ..."

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Turok Demo, Camera Games and More in PS Store

By Chris Faylor, Jan 17, 2008 6:07pm PST

Demos of Propaganda Games' Turok (PC, PS3, X360) and EA Canada's FIFA Street 3 (PS3, X360, NDS) can now be downloaded from the PlayStation 3's...


"Wait, they gave a low review score to Turok, yet featured it prominently on the cover of the ..."

- deadhorse see all 18 comments

Iron Man Seeks Heart, Destruction in New Shots

By Nick Breckon, Jan 17, 2008 9:36am PST

Sega today released a few more screenshots for the Secret Level-developed Iron Man game, a tie-in product with the upcoming Robert Downey Jr....


"has there even been a good movie-tie in game in recent years? Spiderman 3 and like enter the ..."

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FIFA Street 3 Demo On Xbox Live Marketplace

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 17, 2008 5:03am PST

A demo for the FIFA Street 3 can now be found on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The 293mb demo for the arcade soccer game allows you to play a 5 minute...


"Skate's demo was time limited but at least it was long, 20-30 minutes I think (10 of which were ..."

- yaniro see all 7 comments

Nintendo Issues Early 2008 Release List; Okami Wii, Ninja Gaiden DS and Many Others Dated

By Aaron Linde, Jan 16, 2008 2:53pm PST

Nintendo of America has announced its partial software lineup for the first half of 2008, which includes a handful of firm release dates for titles...


"Just saw it is released in US since Oct 2007 :-( This delay is far worse than for PC games *sigh*"

- Lukiopimp see all 6 comments

PlayStation Store Adds New Super Stardust HD Patch, Demo, More

By Aaron Linde, Jan 11, 2008 10:06am PST

The latest update to the PlayStation Store offers a slew of new content, including new features for Housemarque's Super Stardust HD (PS3) and a...


"Yeah I really enjoy SSHD a lot more now that there are custom soundtracks, though I still can't ..."

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Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility Development Possibly Over; Burnout 3 Downloadable Next Week

By Chris Remo, Jan 10, 2008 12:22pm PST

With the Xbox Originals program, which allows gamers to download full Xbox games to their Xbox 360 consoles, expands in scope--and actually draws...


"Here's the list of the awesome goddamn games I can't play on my stupid 360: Beyond Good and ..."

- Aaron Linde see all 54 comments

Engine Claims WiiWare Launches in March, Announces Project Bang! (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Jan 09, 2008 8:36am PST

Update: When asked about a possible March debut of WiiWare, a Nintendo of America representative told Shacknews that the company has yet to...


Nintendo: Make Pikmin 3 for Wii Now; Everyone Else: Play Pikmin, I'm Serious

By Chris Remo, Jan 09, 2008 2:27am PST

You have seen the news that Captain Olimar of Pikmin fame will be brawling away with the rest of the Smash Bros. crew. It's a great addition to...


"I was looking for it on ebay the other day. Seems like it shouldn't be too hard to get it for ~20$"

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The (Shacknews) Headshots of 2007 (in Review)

By Chris Faylor, Jan 07, 2008 4:48pm PST

April 6, 2007 was a day that forever changed Shacknews. Drunk with power, newly-appointed Shacknews editor-in-chief Chris Remo threw in a few...


"I'd be looking at the same thing if I was P. Diddy in that picture"

- zerog83 see all 5 comments

Halo 3 Tops Live User Count, TMNT Tops XBLA Sales

By Aaron Linde, Jan 07, 2008 4:01pm PST

Xbox Live user and sales data recently unveiled on Major Nelson's blog shows Halo 3 (Xbox 360) at the top of the heap in terms of unique users...


"I loved it, and the Shack had regular games for 6 months straight pretty much every night, so ..."

- Begawkiness see all 9 comments

Sony Hoping for PS3 Profit This Year; PS3 Holiday Sales Top 1.2M, PS2 and PSP Exceed 1.3M

By Chris Faylor, Jan 07, 2008 9:14am PST

Over 1.2 million PlayStation 3s were sold in North America between November 23 and December 31, 2007, Sony Computer Entertainment has revealed....


"OMG! Are --you-- serious? Are you going to judge my personal life, based on my dislike for ..."

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PSP Skype Functionality Detailed for Japan

By Carlos Bergfeld, Jan 04, 2008 4:52pm PST

Following Sony's hint of adding Skype VoIP functionality to the PSP earlier this week, GameSpot (via Japanese news outlet Nikkei Net) has reported...


"Way to leave out people with the old PSP, Sony! Why can't I just use the Chotto Shot cam on ..."

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