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Guitar Hero World Tour Bundle Mayhem

October 7th, 2008 · No Comments

You’re looking to pickup a copy of Guitar Hero World Tour, but you’re currently unsure which bundle does what and how much each will cost. That has now been made clear and gamers can go about their holiday shopping business later this month (Oct. 26th) to pickup the bundle of their choosing. USD $190 for […]

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Tags: Accessories · Activision · Guitar Hero · Industry News · playstation 3 · Wii · Xbox 360

Rock Band 2 DLC For Wii

October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Although it’s cute to say, the truth of the matter is this: Rock Band 2 for the Wii has DLC. We’re talking full online downloadable content matching the behavior of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Why is this significant? The Wii has been the bastard child of rhythm music playing since its inception. If […]

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Tags: DLC · rock band · Wii

Toy’s R Us Find’s Wii Profitable

September 11th, 2008 · No Comments

The success of the Nintendo console, the Wii, has proven to change the industry in many new and creative ways including reinvigorating slow product sales at Toys R Us. “The company went from a loss of $42 million at the same time last year to a profit of $13 million for the three months ended […]

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Tags: Accessories · Industry News · Nintendo · Wii

Ensemble Studios To Close, Halo Wars Future Not In Question

September 10th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Ensemble Studios, owned and operated by Microsoft or, Microsoft Games Studios, has been targed to be dissolved. All employees will find new homes, a large quantity will start a new studio and continue maintaining the later released Halo Wars franchise. Microsoft has chosen to close the studio as part of their growth plan of Microsoft […]

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Tags: Industry News · Microsoft · Wii

A Nintendo WiFi Router for The DS and Wii… Really?

September 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In a slightly odd move, Nintendo has released a WiFi Router in Japan marketed to streamline the process of getting your Wii Online. What? First, we’re not exactly sure who’s having a problem connecting their Wii to the network, it’s a fairly simple process executed by most popular WiFi routers on the market. We have […]

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Tags: DS · Industry News · Nintendo · Wii

Nintendo’s Non-Gamer 50+ Crowd

September 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

While Sony and Microsoft one-up each other with fire sales on old hardware and blockbuster titles like Gears of War 2 and Resistance 2, Nintendo goes for something completely different… older people. You’re only as old as you feel, but it’s hard to discount Nintendo’s attack on a demographic when they visit the American Association […]

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Tags: Editorial · Nintendo · Wii

Microsoft Shoots for Number Two In Console War

September 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Microsoft recently announced their price cuts on the Xbox 360, effective today, but what is motivating them? Microsoft’s not going to make much additional money by passing off the savings to the customer but they will, more than likely, sell a bunch of great new Xbox 360‘s to a new crowd of gamer. Motivation? Sony. […]

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Tags: Console Games · Editorial · Holiday · Microsoft · Nintendo · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360

Gamers Rejoice: Rhythm Game Instrument Compatibility!

August 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Compatibility. This is all we’re really asking for when it comes to rhythm gaming on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii. So far it seems Microsoft isn’t just on board, but enforcing compatibility between instruments from Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero: World Tour and Konami’s Rock Revolution. Sony has also confirmed this behavior […]

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Tags: Accessories · Microsoft · Nintendo · playstation 3 · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360

MGS4 Quickly Falls of Top Titles, NCAA Football 09 Takes Lead

August 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The month, June 2008, Metal Gear Solid 4 takes number one on the NDP figures with 774,600 individual units (over 1-million if you include bundles), in July… they didn’t even make the top ten figure. What the heck? NCAA Football 09 for the Xbox 360 took number one with 397,600 games sold, nothing close to […]

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Tags: Industry News · playstation 3 · Wii · Xbox 360

Microsoft Says 60 Percent of Wii Fits Collect Dust

August 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Microsoft is on the attack, saying Nintendo has done a great thing with their Wii product line but Microsoft has a bit more “respect” for the new gamers they’re bringing into the industry. Xbox Europe VP David Gosen launched the shot over Nintendo’s bow at the GameFest UK keynote. “We’ve seen some research that says […]

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Tags: Microsoft · Wii · Xbox 360