Taking Stock: The Gibson-Goldstein Index

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Blizzard
Wrath of the Lich King shipping November 13, just in time for the holiday season. Imagine those Christmas bonuses.

Rage
First it's cut, then it's uncut. Turns out it all stems from miscommunication. Who would have guessed?

Spore Controversy
As EA finally addresses account-based issues and install limits, the protracted battle threatens to become more obnoxious than any DRM.

Duke
Continues his search for bubblegum next Wednesday on Xbox Live.

Peggle
Dream-themed sequel released for the simple ball-based game. And this one requires skill, apparently.

Music Game Music
Guitar Hero Metallica sounds better than the actual CD.

Google
Misses out on its big chance to steal Valve under cover of rumor.


"Looking back, the focus was a bit off."
Crysis producer Bernd Diemer on the company's high-end graphics target with the original Crysis.

"I will swear on the lives of my children that nothing was cut."
Rage lead designer Tim Willits shooting down rumors of content cuts due to the Xbox 360 disc size.

"You mention milking the franchise--I don't think we're doing that."
Guitar Hero Wii/DS executive producer David Nathanielsz responding to criticism of Guitar Hero saturation.
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    September 19, 2008 3:45 PM

    god damnit!! SELL SELL SELL!!! THE GIBSON IS DROPPING AND EVERYONE IS SCARED OF THIS MARKET ROLLER COASTER!

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      September 19, 2008 3:54 PM

      Thank goodness I sold my Spore shares as soon as I heard about the DRM.