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January Video Game Sales Top $1B; COD4, Rock Band, GH3, Burnout Paradise Among Best Sellers

By Chris Faylor, Feb 14, 2008 5:02pm PST

The North American console market pulled in $1.18 billion in January 2008, reports sales-tracking firm The NPD Group. Of that figure, $377.8...


"God that is disgusting, stupid overpriced oil resources running out and all those greedy bastard ..."

- zeejay see all 12 comments

PlayStation Store Update: Punks and Baseball

By Aaron Linde, Feb 14, 2008 3:15pm PST

This week's update for the PlayStation 3's online PlayStation Store brings the latest DLC for Harmonix's Rock Band (PS3, X360), as well as a pair...


Criterion Readying Black Sequel?

By Chris Faylor, Feb 13, 2008 8:25am PST

Update: Electronic Arts has clarified has that a new Black title is not necessarily in development at this time, as the slide it was mentioned on...


"I nevered played Black before.. If I like a good FPS, would this be worth grabbing on XBLM?"

- Tripps see all 13 comments

Pure Awesome: Nerf Wii Blaster Controller Shell

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2008 8:34pm PST

Breckon found this hidden within the many, many analyst presentations Electronic Arts released today. I'm not too sure on the specifics though, as...


"Nice; looks like a Nitefinder Wii edition (in fact that piston handle looks like it came from ..."

- the archvile see all 6 comments

Nancy Drew Game Announcement Talks Snowmobiles, Snowballing

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2008 11:46am PST

Publisher Majesco has announced that the girl it describes as "the world's most recognizable teen super-sleuth" will be returning to the Nintendo...


"I was wondering what this article was doing on the shack. Then I read about "snowballing" and ..."

- Rotten Deadite see all 3 comments

Mario Kart Wii Gets 32 Courses, Mii Integration

By Aaron Linde, Feb 06, 2008 1:07pm PST

The latest issue of Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu reveals several new details concerning Nintendo EAD's Mario Kart Wii including new network...


"Holy crap, SSB:B in a month and then Mariokart with 12 player online and traditional controls?! ..."

- Guava D see all 20 comments

Metal Gear Solid Compilation Due on March 18

By Aaron Linde, Feb 05, 2008 1:09pm PST

Konami has announced Metal Gear Solid: The Essential Collection for the PlayStation 2, confirming a March 18 release with Shacknews. Covering...


"dammit and i just bought MGS3 for like $15 or something a few months ago!"

- sexninja!!!! see all 47 comments

Ninja Gaiden Black, Pirates!, Black on XBLM Feb. 11

By Chris Faylor, Feb 05, 2008 8:08am PST

The original Xbox editions of Team Ninja's action-slasher Ninja Gaiden Black, Firaxis Games' swashbuckling simulator Sid Meier's Pirates!, and...


"Downloadable versions of original XBox games have the same glitches, if any, that the actual ..."

- Endymion_ see all 15 comments

Tomb Raider: Underworld Preview, Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 01, 2008 1:20pm PST

VideoGamer.com has all kinds of Tomb Raider: Underworld action, offering a preview, Q&A and video interview.


Assassin's Creed DS Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 01, 2008 12:14pm PST

GameSpot has been updated with a preview of Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles, offering impressions of the Nintendo DS action/adventure game.


PlayStation Store Update: Rock Band DLC, Conflict: Denied Ops Demo, Final Folklore Content Packs

By Aaron Linde, Jan 31, 2008 2:17pm PST

This week's PlayStation Store update features new content for Harmonix's Rock Band (X360, PS3), a new demo and the final update of Game Republic's...


Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 31, 2008 1:43pm PST

Over at GameSpot you can find a preview of Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed, the Wii exclusive action game from Sandblast and THQ.


Hudson Releases New Deca Sports Screens

By Aaron Linde, Jan 31, 2008 12:30pm PST

Hudson Soft has unveiled a handful of new screenshots for its upcoming sports waggle-fest Deca Sports (Wii). Announced in early January,...


"if the tennis is like wii sports except you move by yourself i might consider it... i thought ..."

- kian see all 4 comments

Master System Classics to Appear on Virtual Console

By Aaron Linde, Jan 25, 2008 1:36pm PST

The Sega Master System is the next console to be represented in the Wii's Virtual Console lineup beginning in February, IT Media reports. The...


"I've been contemplating buying a a Wii because of Mario Galaxy but if they added Zillion I would ..."

- wudge see all 8 comments

Wii Adventure Gaming Showcased in Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None Trailer

By Chris Faylor, Jan 25, 2008 8:58am PST

Publisher JoWooD just sent over the first trailer for the Wii edition of Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None, which highlights developer AWE...


"this looks like it could be hella gay! maybe ill pick it up after i beat no more heros =)"

- sanewave see all 3 comments