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Activision Responds to Harmonix/MTV Accusations: Harmonix 'Unwilling to Discuss an Agreement'

By Chris Remo, Dec 13, 2007 9:09pm PST

Activision has sharply responded to statements made earlier this week by MTV Games-owned Harmonix that the Guitar Hero III publisher blocked the...

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"Even if the patch is cheaper then a 2nd guitar, you still have to of bought an original guitar. ..."

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2K Games Closes NYC Office, Heads West

By Nick Breckon, Jun 15, 2007 10:12am PDT

Following parent company Take-Two Interactive's announcement of its sixth consecutive quarterly loss, wholly-owned subsidiary 2K Games has closed its New York City offices.

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"I think you missed a meeting or something.. that was decided years ago. you can't honestly say ..."

- e1ghtball see all 44 comments

Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, May 01, 2007 6:00pm PDT

Been pretty much hosed with unknown allergies for a while now. Had a doctor visit yesterday and I'm hopeful the latest batch of meds do some magic....

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"Hooray, I finally got Joost working! If anyone still needs an invite, SM me, I'll get around ..."

- snagger see all 2694 comments

Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Apr 23, 2007 6:23pm PDT

Post 30 just sucks for health. Stuff just falls apart. Heart burn? Seriously? Old people get that. I need diapers :( You love bees? BR taking a...

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"The Heroes stream is good enough for me. I just wish more netowrks did this."

- Tommy Toolbag see all 2476 comments

Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Mar 22, 2007 6:00pm PDT

So one more year and my copy of Frontpage98 that I've been using to hax0r these news updates will hit a decade of use. It's pretty much the only...

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"I'm having trouble getting started. I just installed the trial, entered my account info, ..."

- Ride-My-Rocket see all 2146 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Oct 11, 2006 8:30pm PDT

So did you guys notice that Double Fine's Psychonauts (PS2, Xbox, PC) has been added to Steam? In case you haven't seen me mention the game eight...

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"damn, guess not. I can hook up an xbox 360 via VGA to my CRT projector but not the wii :( ..."

- monohydrate see all 87 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Sep 22, 2006 8:00pm PDT

In case you missed it due to things running a bit late, we had quite a few PS3 screenshots up in last night's Late Night Consoling, as well as...

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"yep..definate pickup for me. Wii (Wii Sports) + Zelda + Metal Slug"

- Lukiopimp see all 86 comments

Late Night Consoling (Updated)

By Chris Remo, Sep 12, 2006 8:00pm PDT

It's the news! Sony Taps Xfire for PS3 Online (Updated) [ps3] Update: 1UP has updated its original story with statements from Sony Online...

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"I know this idea has been shared like 100 times, but I can't help but think that the more that ..."

- galewind see all 49 comments

GameLife is Movin' on Up

By Chris Remo, May 03, 2006 3:46pm PDT

Free fan-produced video game review show GameLife has gained a notable amount of internet fame in recent months, possibly in part due to the casual...

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"You got it! Retards can have a show too!!! Internet phenomenon!!"

- Cashh see all 70 comments

Bethesda Obtains Star Trek License

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 24, 2006 1:53pm PST

Bethesda sends along this press release announcing that they have obtained the rights to the Star Trek license, and will be allowed to create games...

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"^ it does? ;) Actually, i'm a Torment fanboy. We are not as rabid as Fallout fans, more on ..."

- Lyric Suite see all 37 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Sep 08, 2005 8:00pm PDT

If you aren't aware of it, you should check out KOCK, the Shacknews community ShoutCast radio station. It's pretty much awesome. For details on...

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"that is why i did it.... bandai has some rights, atari has some, etc etc... it wont come here ..."

- barichnikov see all 133 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Jul 08, 2005 8:00pm PDT

I'm ready to make a public confession: Final Fantasy X is my all-time favorite game. I understand that of all the Final Fantasys, it has the least...

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"Let me start by saying i am American: that does not mean i agree with our policies. I think it ..."

- aaron101 see all 148 comments

Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Apr 30, 2005 7:52pm PDT

I was trapped! Help! - Viacom goes podcast - Protesting speed cameras - Clean diesel fuel - Yeah I'm not sure here - Nerdy space stuff Lastly,...

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"Aye, Bold is right, the TV show had this line... It's a beautiful thing"

- MadMatt see all 2204 comments

Star Trek Games Update

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 19, 2005 1:38am PST

Viacom Interactive's Harry Lang posted a new message on the Star Trek Gaming Universe forums, offering an update on upcoming Star Trek games....

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"I was hoping the game would come out after seeing the trailers years ago. The CG was pretty ..."

- Dungeonbuster see all 15 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Jun 08, 2004 8:00pm PDT

Tonight's story about Take-Two publishing SEGA's sports series at value pricing is one that really catches my interest. Forever now, gamers have...

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