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Bruckheimer and MTV Team Up to Found Game Studio

By Chris Remo, Dec 18, 2007 11:32pm PST

Viacom subsidiary MTV's game division has announced plans to work with prolific Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Kangaroo Jack, Flashdance,...


"He picked the most shining examples of Bruckheimer's brilliance. None of that mainstream stuff. ..."

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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...


"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.


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

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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....


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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,...


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

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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....


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

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